Recent Journal Research

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Journal Publications:

Robles, M.D., R.M. Marshall, F. O’Donnell, E.B. Smith, J.A. Haney. 2014. Effects of climate variability and accelerated forest thinning on watershed-scale runoff in southwestern USA ponderosa pine forests. PLoS ONE 9(10): e111092. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111092

Azpeleta Tarancόn, A., P.Z. Fulé, K.L. Shive, C.H. Sieg, A.J. Sánchez Meador, and B. Strom. 2014. Simulating post-wildfire forest trajectories under alternative climate and management scenarios.Ecological Applications, 24(7), 1626–1637

Waltz, A.E.M., M.T. Stoddard, E.L. Kalies, J.D. Springer, D.W. Huffman, and A.J. Sánchez Meador. 2014. Effectiveness of fuel reduction treatments: Assessing metrics of forest resiliency and wildfire severity after the Wallow Fire, AZ. Forest Ecology and Management, 334 (2014) 43–52

Abella, S.R. and J.D. Springer. 2014. Effects of tree cutting and fire on understory vegetation of mixed conifer forests. Forest Ecology and Management, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2014.09.009

Ireland, K.B., M.M. Moore, P.Z. Fulé, T.J. Zegler, R.E. Keane. 2014. Slow lifelong growth predisposes Populus tremuloides trees to mortality.Oecologia, doi: 10.1007/s0042-014-2951-5.

Peppin, D.L., A.L. Mottek-Lucas, and P.Z. Fule. 2014. Post-fire seeding in western United States forests: perspectives of resource managers. Fire Ecology 10:31–42.

Kurth, V.J, S.C. Hart, C.S. Ross, J.P. Kaye, and P.Z. Fulé. 2014. Stand-replacing wildfires increase nitrification for decades in southwestern ponderosa pine forests.Oecologia DOI:10.1007/s00442-014-2906

Mueller, J.M. 2014. Estimating willingness to pay for watershed restoration in Flagstaff, Arizona using dichotomous-choice contingent valuation.Forestry, 87(2): 327-333.

Horncastle, V.J., R.F. Yarborough, B.G. Dickson, S.S. Rosenstock. 2013. Summer habitat use by adult female mule deer in a restoration-treated ponderosa pine forest. Wildlife Society Bulletin 37(4):707­713

Mueller, J.M., W. Swaffar, E.A. Nielsen, A.E. Springer, and S. Masek Lopez. 2013. Estimating the value of watershed services following forest restoration. Water Resources Research 49:1-9.

Shive, K.L., C.H. Sieg, and P.Z. Fulé. 2013. Pre-wildfire management treatments interact with fire severity to have lasting effects on post-wildfire vegetation response. Forest Ecology and Management 297:75–83

Stevens-Rumann, C., K.L. Shive, P.Z. Fulé and C.H. Seig. 2013. Pre-wildfire fuel reduction treatments result in more resilient forest structure a decade after wildfire. International Journal of Wildand Fire http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF12216

Abella, S.R., C.W. Denton, R.W. Steinke, and D.G. Brewer. 2013. Soil development in vegetation patches of Pinus ponderosa forests: interface with restoration thinning and carbon storage. Forest Ecology and Management 310:632-642.

Korb, J.E., P.Z. Fulé, and R. Wu. 2013. Variability of Warm/dry Mixed Conifer Forests in Southwestern Colorado, USA: Implications for ecological restoration. Forest Ecology and Management 304:182-191.

Kalies, E.L. and S.S. Rosenstock. 2013. Stand Structure and Breeding Birds: Implications for Restoring Ponderosa Pine Forests. Journal of Wildlife Management 77(6):1157-1165.

Wu, T. and Y.-S. Kim. 2013. Pricing Ecosystem Resilience in Frequent-fire Ponderosa Pine Forests. Forest Policy and Economics 27: 8-12.

Kurth, V.J., N. Fransioli, P.Z. Fule, S.C. Hart, and C.A. Gehring. 2013. Stand-replacing Wildfires Alter the Community Structure of Wood-inhabiting Fungi in Southwestern Ponderosa Pine Forests of the USA. Fungal Ecology 6:192-204.

Ramstead, K.M., J. A. Allen, and A.E. Springer. 2012. Have Wet Meadow Restoration Projects in the Southwestern U.S. Been Effective in Restoring Geomorphology, Hydrology, Soils, and Plant Species Composition? Environmental Evidence 1:11.

 Abella, S.R. and J.D. Springer. 2012. Soil seed banks in a mature coniferous forest landscape: dominance of native perennials and low spatial variability. Seed Science Research, 22, pp 207-217. doi:10.1017/S0960258512000074.

Springer, J.D., P.Z. Fulé, and D.W. Huffman. 2012. Long-term Responses of Penstemon clutei (Sunset Crater Beardtongue) to Root Trenching and Prescribed Fire: Clues for Population PresistenceCalochortiana 1:164-171.

Springer, J.D., M.T. Stoddard, D.C. Laughlin, D.L. Crisp, and B.G. Phillips. 2012. Ecology of Rusby's Milkvetch (Astragalus rusbyi), a Rare Endemic of Northern Arizona Ponderosa Pine ForestsCalochortiana 1:157-163.

Huffman, D.W., M.T. Stoddard, J.D. Springer, J.E. Crouse, and W.W. Chancellor. 2013. Understory Plant Community Responses to Hazardous Fuels Reduction Treatments in Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands of Arizona, USAForest Ecology and Management 289:478-488.

Kalies, E.L., and W.W. Covington. 2012. Small Mammal Community Maintains Stability Through Compensatory Dynamics After Restoration of a Ponderosa Pine ForestEcosphere 3(9):Article 78, 1-11.

McGlone, C.M., M.T. Stoddard, J.D. Springer, M.L Daniels, P.Z. Fulé and W.W. Covington. 2012. Nonnative Species Influence Vegetative Response to Ecological Restoration: Two Forests with Divergent Restoration OutcomesForest Ecology and Management 285:195-203.

Zegler, T.J., M.M. Moore, M.L. Fairweather, K.B. Ireland, and P.Z. Fulé. 2012. Populus Tremuloides Mortality Near the Southwestern Edge of its RangeForest Ecology and Management 282:196-207.

Abella, S.R., and J.D. Springer. 2012. Soil Seed Banks in a Mature Coniferous Forest Landscape: Dominance of Native Perennials and Low Spatial VariabilitySeed Science Research 22:207-217.

Barrett, K.J., E.L. Kalies, and C.L. Chambers. 2012. Predator Occupancy Rates in a Thinned Ponderosa Pine Forest, Arizona: A Pilot StudyWildlife Society Bulletin 36(2):232-239.

Abella, S.R., J.C. Hurja, D.J. Merkler, C.W. Denton, and D. Brewer. 2012.  Overstory-Understory Relationships along Forest Type and Environmental Gradients in the Spring Mountains of Southern Nevada, USAFolio Geobot 47:119-134.

Huffman, D.W., J.E. Crouse, W.W. Chancellor, and P.Z. Fulé. 2012. Influence of Time Since Fire on Pinyon-Juniper Woodland StructureForest Ecology and Management 274:29-37.

Abella, S.A., E.C. Engel, J.D. Springer, and W.W. Covington. 2012. Relationships of Exotic Plant Communities with Native Vegetation, Environmental Factors, Disturbance, and Landscape Ecosystems of Pinus Ponderosa Forests, USAForest Ecology and Management 271:65-74.

Roccaforte, J.P., P.Z. Fulé, W.W. Chancellor, and D.C. Laughlin.  2012. Woody Debris and Tree Regeneration Dynamics Following Severe Wildfires in Arizona Ponderosa Pine ForestsCanadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 593-604.

Kalies, E.L., B.G. Dickson, C.L. Chambers, and W.W. Covington. 2012. Community Occupancy Responses of Small Mammals to Restoration Treatments in Ponderosa Pine Forests, Northern Arizona, USAEcological Applications 22(1):204–217.

Fulé, P.Z., J.E. Crouse, J.P. Roccaforte, and E.L. Kalies. 2012. Do Thinning and/or Burning Treatments in Western USA Ponderosa or Jeffrey Pine - Dominated Forests Help Restore Natural Fire BehaviorForest Ecology and Management 269:68-81.