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

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37 publications in Forests

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-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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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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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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A new approach to mapping landslide hazards: a probabilistic integration of empirical and physically based models in the North Cascades of Washington, USA

Published in: | Research Themes: Snow, Forests, Water

Strauch, R., E. Istanbulluoglu, and J. Riedel. 2019. A new approach to mapping landslide hazards: a probabilistic integration of empirical and physically based models in the North Cascades of Washington, USA. Natural Hazards Earth System Sciences 19:2477–2495.

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Extremes to Ex-Streams: Ecological Drought Adaptation in a Changing Climate

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Drought, Forests, Wetlands, Water, Wildlife

Gregg, R.M., and J. Kershner. 2019. Extremes to Ex-Streams: Ecological Drought Adaptation in a Changing Climate. EcoAdapt, Bainbridge Island, WA.

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Managing western Washington wildfire risk in a changing climate

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildfire, Forests

Morgan, H.A., A. Bagley, L. McGill, and C.L. Raymond. 2019. Managing western Washington wildfire risk in a changing climate. Workshop summary report prepared by the Northwest Climate Adaptation Science Center and the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Thermal environments within aspen (Populus tremuloides) tree cavities during summer: implications for breeding and roosting cavity users

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

Jarolimek, J., and K. Vierling. 2019. Thermal environments within aspen (Populus tremuloides) tree cavities during summer: implications for breeding and roosting cavity users. Journal of Thermal Biology 81:41–48.

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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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