Current Publications in Vegetation Dynamics

2016 Publications

  • Stevens J.T., Safford H. D., North M. P., Fried J. S., Gray A. N., Brown P. M., et al. (2016) Average Stand Age from Forest Inventory Plots Does Not Describe Historical Fire Regimes in Ponderosa Pine and Mixed-Conifer Forests of Western North America. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0147688. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147688 or PDF
  • Paul F. Hessburg, Thomas A. Spies, David A. Perry, Carl N. Skinner, Alan H. Taylor, Peter M. Brown, Scott L. Stephens, Andrew J. Larson, Derek J. Churchill, Nicholas A. Povak, Peter H. Singleton, Brenda McComb, William J. Zielinski, Brandon M. Collins, R. Brion Salter, John J. Keane, Jerry F. Franklin, Greg Riegel. "Tamm Review: Management of mixed-severity fire regime forests in Oregon, Washington, and Northern California." Forest Ecology and Management 366 (2016) 221–250. or  PDF
  • Amanda B. Young, David A. Watts, Alan H. Taylor, Eric Post. "Species and site differences influence climate-shrub growth responses in West Greenland." Dendrochronologia 37 (2016) 69–78. or  PDF
  • Catherine Airey Lauvaux, Carl N. Skinner, Alan H. Taylor. "High severity fire and mixed conifer forest-chaparral dynamics in the southern Cascade Range, USA." Forest Ecology and Management 363 (2016) 74–85. or PDF

2015 Publications

  • Lucas Harris and Alan H. Taylor. "Topography, Fuels, and Fire Exclusion Drive Fire Severity of the Rim Fire in an Old-Growth Mixed-Conifer Forest, Yosemite National Park, USA." Ecosystems (2015) 18: 1192–1208
  • Wasser, L., L. Chasmer, R. Day, and A. Taylor. 2014. Quantifying land use effects on forested riparian buffer vegetation structure using LiDAR data. Ecosphere 6(1):10.

2014 Publications


2013 Publications

  • 2013. Fulé, P. Z., Swetnam, T. W., Brown, P. M., Falk, D. A., Peterson, D. L., Allen, C. D., Aplet, G. H., Battaglia, M. A., Binkley, D., Farris, C., Keane, R. E., Margolis, E. Q., Grissino-Mayer, H., Miller, C., Sieg, C. H., Skinner, C., Stephens, S. L. and Taylor, A., Unsupported inferences of high-severity fire in historical dry forests of the western United States: response to Williams and Baker. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi: 10.1111/geb.12136    PDF 
  • 2013. Wasser, L., Chasmer, L., Day, R., Taylor, A. "Influence of vegetation structure on Lidar-derived canopy height fractional cover on forested riparian buffers during leaf-off and leaf-on conditions." PLoS ONE 8(1): e54776. doi:10.1371
  • 2013. Taylor, A.H., Vandervlught, A.M,, Maxwell, R.S., Beaty, R,M., Airey, C., Skinner, C.N. "Changes in forest structure, fuels, and potential fire behavior since 1873 In the Lake Tahoe Basin, USA." Applied Vegetation Science. PDF
  • 2013. Hurteau, M.D., Bradford, J.B., Fule, P.Z., Taylor, A.H., Martin, M.L. "Climate change, fire management, and ecological services in the southwestern US." Forest Ecology and Management 310. PDF

2012 Publications

  • A. H. Taylor (2012) "EDITORIAL—A DECADE OF FIRE AND THE NEW NORMAL." Physical Geography, 2012, 33, 4, pp. 303–304.   PDF
  • Andrew D. Pierce, Calvin A. Farris, Alan H. Taylor  (2012) "Use of random forests for modeling and mapping forest canopy fuels for fire behavior analysis in Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, USA." Forest Ecology and Management 279 (2012) 77–89.    PDF
  • Alan H. Taylor, Andrew E. Scholl (2012) "Climatic and human influences on fire regimes in mixed conifer forests in Yosemite National Park, USA." Forest Ecology and Management 267 (2012) 144–156   PDF



2011 Publications


  • Pierce, A.D and A.H. Taylor (2011) Fire severity and seed source influence lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. murrayana) regeneration in the southern cascades, Lassen volcanic National Park, California.  Landscape Ecology. 26:225-237. PDF
  • Falk, D.A., Heyerdahl, E.K., Brown, P.M., Farris, C., Fule, P.M., McKenzie,D., Swetnam, T.W., Taylor, A.H., and M.L. Van Horne (2011) Multi-scale controls of historical forest-fire regimes: new insights from fire-scar networks.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 9(8):446-454. PDF
  • Perry, D.A., Hessburg, P.F., Skinner, C.N., Spies, T.A., Stephens, S.L., Tyalor, A.H., Franklin, J.F., McComb, B., and G. Riegel (2011) The ecology of mixed severity fire regimes in Washington, Oregon, and Northern California. Forest Ecology and Management. 262:703-717. PDF
  • Maxwell, R.S., Wixom, J.A., and A.E.Hessel (2011) A comparison of two techniques for measuring and crossdating tree rings. Dendrochronologia. 29:237-243. PDF
  • Maxwell, R.S., Hessel, A.E., Cook, E.R., and N. Pederson (2011) A multispecies tree ring reconstruction of Potomac River streamflow (950-2001). Water Resources Research. 47, W05512. PDF
  • Young, A.B., Cairns, D.M., Lafon, C.W., Moen, J., Martin, L.E. (2011) Dendroclimatic relationships and possible implications for mountain birch and Scots pine at treeline in northern Sweden through the 21stcentury.Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41: 450-459. PDF