Publications & Reports

Learn more about NW CASC-funded research in these publications.

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Changing wildfire, changing forests: the effects of climate change on fire regimes and vegetation in the Pacific Northwest, USA

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Drought, Forests, Grasslands

Halofsky, J.E., D.L. Peterson, and B.J. Harvey. 2020. Changing wildfire, changing forests: the effects of climate change on fire regimes and vegetation in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Fire Ecology 16:1-26.

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Climate change shifts in habitat suitability and phenology of huckleberry (Vaccinium membranaceum)

Published in: | Research Themes: Plants

Prevey, J.S., L.E. Parker, C.A. Harrington, C.T. Lamb, and M.F. Proctor. 2020. Climate change shifts in habitat suitability and phenology of huckleberry (Vaccinium membranaceum). Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 280:107803.

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Climate-induced expansions of invasive species in the Pacific Northwest, North America: a synthesis of observations and projections

Published in: | Research Themes: Forests, Grasslands, Wetlands, Wildlife, Plants, Fish

Kovach, R., J.A. Gervais, A. Sepulveda, R. Al-Chokhachy, J.J. Giersch, and C.C. Muhlfeld. 2020. Climate-induced expansions of invasive species in the Pacific Northwest, North America: a synthesis of observations and projections. Biological Invasions

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Elevation and spatial structure explain most surface-water isotopic variation across five Pacific Coast basins

Published in: | Research Themes: Water

McGill, L.M., E.A. Steel, J.R. Brooks, R.T. Edwards, and A.H. Fullerton. 2020. Elevation and spatial structure explain most surface-water isotopic variation across five Pacific Coast basins. Journal of Hydrology 583: 124610.

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Influence of topography and fuels on fire refugia probability under varying fire weather in forests of the US Pacific Northwest

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests

Meigs, G.W., C.J. Dunn, S. Parks, and M.A. Krawchuk. 2020. Influence of topography and fuels on fire refugia probability under varying fire weather in forests of the US Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.

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Long term persistence of aspen in snowdrift-dependent ecosystems

Published in: | Research Themes: Snow, Forests

Kretchun, A. M., R. M. Scheller, D. J. Shinneman, B. Soderquist, K. Maguire, T. E. Link, and E. K. Strand. 2020. Long term persistence of aspen in snowdrift-dependent ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management 462:118005.

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Mapping of land cover with open-source software and ultra-high resolution imagery acquired with unmanned aerial vehicles

Published in: | Research Themes: Remote Sensing, Plants

Horning, N., E. Fleishman, P.J. Ersts, F.A. Fogarty, and M.W. Zillig. 2020. Mapping of land cover with open-source software and ultra-high-resolution imagery acquired with unmanned aerial vehicles. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.

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Post-fire aspen (Populus tremuloides) regeneration varies in response to winter precipitation across a regional climate gradient

Published in: | Research Themes: Forests, Water

McIlroy, S. K., and D. J. Shinneman. 2020. Post-fire aspen (Populus tremuloides) regeneration varies in response to winter precipitation across a regional climate gradient. Forest Ecology and Management 455:117681.

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Projected impacts of climate change on the range and phenology of three culturally-important shrub species

Published in: | Research Themes: Plants, Tribal Support

Prevey, J.S., L.E. Parker, and C.A. Harrington. 2020. Projected impacts of climate change on the range and phenology of three culturally-important shrub species. PLoS ONE 15:e0232537.

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Small-scale water deficits after wildfires create long-lasting ecological impacts

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Drought, Water

O’Connor, R.C., M.J. Germino, D.M. Barnard, C.M. Andrews, J.B. Bradford, D.S. Pilliod, R.S. Arkle, and R.K. Shriver. 2020. Small-scale water deficits after wildfires create long-lasting ecological impacts. Environmental Research Letters 15: 044001

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