Publications & Reports

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

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Warming alters hydrologic heterogeneity: simulated climate sensitivity of hydrology‐based microrefugia in the snow‐to‐rain transition zone

Published in: | Research Themes: Water

Marshall, A. M., T. E. Link, J. T. Abatzoglou, G. N. Flerchinger, D. G. Marks, and L. Tedrow. 2019. Warming alters hydrologic heterogeneity: simulated climate sensitivity of hydrology‐based microrefugia in the snow‐to‐rain transition zone. Water Resources Research 55:2122–2141.

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A physical framework for evaluating net effects of wet meadow restoration on late-summer streamflow

Published in: | Research Themes: Wetlands, Water, Plants

Nash, C. S., J. S. Selker, G. E. Grant, S. L. Lewis, and P. Noël. 2018. A physical framework for evaluating net effects of wet meadow restoration on late-summer streamflow. Ecohydrology 11:e1953.

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Appropriate sample size for monitoring burned pastures sagebrush steppe: how many plots are enough, and can one size fit all?

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Grasslands, Plants

Applestein, C., M.J. Germino, D.S. Pilliod, M.R. Fisk, and R.S. Arkle. 2018. Appropriate sample size for monitoring burned pastures sagebrush steppe: how many plots are enough, and can one size fit all? Rangeland Ecology & Management 71: 721-726.

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Are survivors different? Genetic-based selection of trees by mountain pine beetle during a climate change-driven outbreak in a high-elevation pine forest

Published in: | Research Themes: Forests, Wildlife

Six, D. L., C. Vergobbi, and M. Cutter. 2018. Are survivors different? Genetic-based selection of trees by mountain pine beetle during a climate change-driven outbreak in a high-elevation pine forest. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:993.

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Assessing the effectiveness of riparian restoration projects using Landsat and precipitation data from the cloud-computing application ClimateEngine.org

Published in: | Research Themes: Remote Sensing, Water, Plants

Hausner, M. B., J. L. Huntington, C. Nash, C. Morton, D. J. McEvoy, D. S. Pilliod, K. C. Hegewisch, B. Daudert, J. T. Abatzoglou, and G. Grant. 2018. Assessing the effectiveness of riparian restoration projects using Landsat and precipitation data from the cloud-computing application ClimateEngine.org. Ecological Engineering 120:432–440.

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Climate-related variation in plant peak biomass and growth phenology across Pacific Northwest tidal marshes

Published in: | Research Themes: Wetlands, Water, Plants, Oceans and Coasts

Buffington, K. J., B. D. Dugger, and K. M. Thorne. 2018. Climate-related variation in plant peak biomass and growth phenology across Pacific Northwest tidal marshes. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 202:212–221.

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Distribution and protection of climatic refugia in North America

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Michalak, J. L., J. J. Lawler, D. R. Roberts, and C. Carroll. 2018. Distribution and protection of climatic refugia in North America. Conservation Biology 32:1414–1425.

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El Niño increases high-tide flooding in tidal wetlands along the U.S. Pacific Coast

Published in: | Research Themes: Wetlands, Oceans and Coasts

Goodman, A. C., K. M. Thorne, K. J. Buffington, C. M. Freeman, and C. N. Janousek. 2018. El Niño increases high-tide flooding in tidal wetlands along the U.S. Pacific Coast. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 123:3162–3177.

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Enhancement of a parsimonious water balance model to simulate surface hydrology in a glacierized watershed

Published in: | Research Themes: Water

Valentin, M. M., R. J. Viger, A. E. Van Beusekom, L. E. Hay, T. S. Hogue, and N. L. Foks. 2018. Enhancement of a parsimonious water balance model to simulate surface hydrology in a glacierized watershed. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface 123:1116–1132.

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Evaluating the Mid-Infrared Bi-spectral Index for improved assessment of low-severity fire effects in a conifer forest

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests

McCarley, T. R., A. M. S. Smith, C. A. Kolden, and J. Kreitler. 2018. Evaluating the Mid-Infrared Bi-spectral Index for improved assessment of low-severity fire effects in a conifer forest. International Journal of Wildland Fire 27:407.

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