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

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Climate adaptation and post-fire restoration of a foundational perennial in cold desert: insights from intraspecific variation in response to weather

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Plants

Brabec, M. M., M. J. Germino, and B. A. Richardson. 2017. Climate adaptation and post-fire restoration of a foundational perennial in cold desert: insights from intraspecific variation in response to weather. Journal of Applied Ecology 54:293–302.

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Climate moderates potential shifts in streamflow from changes in pinyon-juniper woodland cover across the western U.S

Published in: | Research Themes: Forests, Water

Niemeyer, R. J., T. E. Link, R. Heinse, and M. S. Seyfried. 2017. Climate moderates potential shifts in streamflow from changes in pinyon-juniper woodland cover across the western U.S. Hydrological Processes 31:3489–3503.

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Climate, wildfire, and erosion ensemble foretells more sediment in western USA watersheds

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Water

Sankey, J. B., J. Kreitler, T. J. Hawbaker, J. L. McVay, M. E. Miller, E. R. Mueller, N. M. Vaillant, S. E. Lowe, and T. T. Sankey. 2017. Climate, wildfire, and erosion ensemble foretells more sediment in western USA watersheds. Geophysical Research Letters 44:8884–8892.

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Climatic influences on interannual variability in regional burn severity across western US forests

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests

Abatzoglou, J. T., C. A. Kolden, A. P. Williams, J. A. Lutz, and A. M. S. Smith. 2017. Climatic influences on interannual variability in regional burn severity across western US forests. International Journal of Wildland Fire 26:269.

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Differential plasticity in response to simulated climate warming in a high-elevation amphibian assemblage

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

Thurman, L. L., and T. S. Garcia. 2017. Differential plasticity in response to simulated climate warming in a high-elevation amphibian assemblage. Journal of Herpetology 51:232–239.

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Effects of climate change on snowpack and fire potential in the western USA

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Snow

Gergel, D. R., B. Nijssen, J. T. Abatzoglou, D. P. Lettenmaier, and M. R. Stumbaugh. 2017. Effects of climate change on snowpack and fire potential in the western USA. Climatic Change 141:287–299.

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Fire effects on historical wildfire refugia in contemporary wildfires

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests

Kolden, C., T. Bleeker, A. Smith, H. Poulos, and A. Camp. 2017. Fire effects on historical wildfire refugia in contemporary wildfires. Forests 8:400.

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Future shift of the relative roles of precipitation and temperature in controlling annual runoff in the conterminous United States

Published in: | Research Themes: Water

Duan, K., G. Sun, S. G. McNulty, P. V. Caldwell, E. C. Cohen, S. Sun, H. D. Aldridge, D. Zhou, L. Zhang, and Y. Zhang. 2017. Future shift of the relative roles of precipitation and temperature in controlling annual runoff in the conterminous United States. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 21:5517–5529.

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Inundation, vegetation, and sediment effects on litter decomposition in Pacific Coast tidal marshes

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

Janousek, C. N., K. J. Buffington, G. R. Guntenspergen, K. M. Thorne, B. D. Dugger, and J. Y. Takekawa. 2017. Inundation, vegetation, and sediment effects on litter decomposition in Pacific Coast tidal marshes. Ecosystems 20:1296–1310.

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Landscape-scale quantification of fire-induced change in canopy cover following mountain pine beetle outbreak and timber harvest

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests, Wildlife

McCarley, T. R., C. A. Kolden, N. M. Vaillant, A. T. Hudak, A. M. S. Smith, and J. Kreitler. 2017. Landscape-scale quantification of fire-induced change in canopy cover following mountain pine beetle outbreak and timber harvest. Forest Ecology and Management 391:164–175.

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