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

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30 publications in Plants

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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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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Survey of beaver-related restoration practices in rangeland streams of the western USA

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

Pilliod, D. S., A. T. Rohde, S. Charnley, R. R. Davee, J. B. Dunham, H. Gosnell, G. E. Grant, M. B. Hausner, J. L. Huntington, and C. Nash. 2018. Survey of beaver-related restoration practices in rangeland streams of the western USA. Environmental Management 61:58–68.

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Assessments of species’ vulnerability to climate change: from pseudo to science

Wade, A. A., B. K. Hand, R. P. Kovach, C. C. Muhlfeld, R. S. Waples, and G. Luikart. 2017. Assessments of species’ vulnerability to climate change: from pseudo to science. Biodiversity and Conservation 26:223–229.

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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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Response of aboveground carbon balance to long-term, experimental enhancements in precipitation seasonality is contingent on plant community type in cold-desert rangelands

Published in: | Research Themes: Plants

McAbee, K., K. Reinhardt, M. J. Germino, and A. Bosworth. 2017. Response of aboveground carbon balance to long-term, experimental enhancements in precipitation seasonality is contingent on plant community type in cold-desert rangelands. Oecologia 183:861–874.

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Capturing subregional variability in regional-scale climate change vulnerability assessments of natural resources

Published in: | Research Themes: Birds, Wildlife, Plants, Fish

Buotte, P. C., D. L. Peterson, K. S. McKelvey, and J. A. Hicke. 2016. Capturing subregional variability in regional-scale climate change vulnerability assessments of natural resources. Journal of Environmental Management 169:313–318.

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Climate change effects on southern California deserts

Published in: | Research Themes: Wildlife, Plants

Bachelet, D., K. Ferschweiler, T. Sheehan, and J. Strittholt. 2016. Climate change effects on southern California deserts. Journal of Arid Environments 127:17–29.

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