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Adapting to Change: Climate Impacts and Innovation in Puget Sound

The Nature Conservancy and the Climate Impacts Group. 2016. Adapting to Change: Climate Impacts and Innovation in Puget Sound. Edited by J. Morse, J. Israel, L. Whitely Binder, G. Mauger, and A.K. Snover. The Nature Conservancy, Seattle, WA. 24 pp.

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Area burned in alpine treeline ecotones reflects region-wide trends.

Cansler, C.A., D. McKenzie, and C.B. Halpern. 2016. Area burned in alpine treeline ecotones reflects region-wide trends. International Journal of Wildland Fire 25:1209-1220. https://doi.org/10.1071/WF16025

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Fire and Drought

Littell, J.S., D.L. Peterson, K.L. Riley, Y.Q. Liu, and C.H. Luce. 2016. Fire and Drought. pages 135-150 in Vose, J.M., J.S. Clark, C.H. Luce, and T. Patel-Weynand. Effects of Drought on Forests and Rangelands in the United States: A Comprehensive Science Synthesis. United States Forest Service General Technical Report Gen. Tech. Report WO-93b.

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Increased water deficit decreases Douglas-fir growth throughout western US forests

Restaino, C.M., D.L. Peterson, and J.S. Littell. 2016. Increased water deficit decreases Douglas-fir growth throughout western US forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 113 (34): 9557–9562. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1602384113  

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Stillaguamish Tribe Natural Resources Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment

Krosby, M., Morgan, H. Case, M., Whitely Binder, L. 2016. Stillaguamish Tribe Natural Resources Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington.

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Climate-induced range overlap among closely related species

Krosby, M., Wilsey, C., Duggan, J., Heinrichs, J., McGuire, J., Nogeire, T., Lawler, J., and J. Tewksbury. 2015. Climate-induced range overlap among closely related species. Nature Climate Change 5,883–886(2015), doi:10.1038/nclimate2699

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Riparian Climate-Corridors: Analysis Extension, Improvements, and Validation

Krosby, M., R. Norheim, and D. M. Theobald. 2015. Riparian Climate-Corridors: Analysis Extension, Improvements, and Validation. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Agreed but not preferred: Expert views on taboo options for biodiversity conservation, given climate change

Hagerman, S.M., Satterfield, T.  2014. Agreed but not preferred: Expert views on taboo options for biodiversity conservation, given climate change. Ecological Applications 24(3): 548-559.

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Climate and very large wildland fires in the contiguous western USA

Stavros, E.N., Abatzoglou, J., Larkin, N., McKenzie, D., Steel, E.A. 2014. Climate and very large wildland fires in the contiguous western USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire 23(7): 899-914, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF13169.

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Climate Change and United States Forests

Peterson, D.L., Vose, J.M., Patel-Weynand, T.  2014. Climate Change and United States Forests. Published by Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. 261 p.

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Climate change vulnerability and adaptation in the North Cascades region, Washington

Raymond, C.L., Peterson, D.L., Rochefort, R.M. 2014. Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation in the North Cascades Region, Washington. General Technical Report, PNW-GTR-892. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 279 p.

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Climate, fire size, and biophysical setting control fire severity and spatial pattern in the northern Cascade Range, USA

Cansler, C.A., and D. McKenzie. 2014. Climate, fire size, and biophysical setting control fire severity and spatial pattern in the northern Cascade Range, USA. Ecological Applications 24:1037–1056, http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-1077.1

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Regional projections of the likelihood of very large wildland fires under a changing climate in the contiguous Western United States

Stavros, E.N., Abatzoglou, J., McKenzie, D., Larkin, N.  2014. Regional projections of the likelihood of very large wildland fires under a changing climate in the contiguous Western United States. Climatic Change 126(3-4): 455-468, doi: 10.1007/s10584-014-1229-6.

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Riparian Climate-corridors: Identifying Priority Areas for Conservation in a Changing Climate

Krosby, M., Norheim, R., Theobald, D. M., and B. H. McRae. 2014. Riparian Climate-corridors: Identifying Priority Areas for Conservation in a Changing Climate. Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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The climate-wildfire-air quality system: interactions and feedbacks across spatial and temporal scales

Stavros, E.N., McKenzie, D., Larkin, N.  2014. The climate-wildfire-air quality system: interactions and feedbacks across spatial and temporal scales. WIREs Climate Change 5: 719-733. doi: 10.1002/wcc.303.

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An Evaluation of the Utility of Fine-scale, Downscaled Climate Projections for Connectivity Conservation Planning in Washington State

Washington Wildlife Connectivity Working Group. 2013. An Evaluation of the Utility of Fine-scale, Downscaled Climate Projections for Connectivity Conservation Planning in Washington State. Washington Departments of Fish and Wildlife, and Transportation, Olympia, WA.

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Forest ecosystems: Vegetation, disturbance, and economics

Littell, J.S., Hicke, J.A., Shafer, S.L., Capalbo, S.M., Houston, L.L., Glick, P. 2013. Forest ecosystems: Vegetation, disturbance, and economics. Chapter 5, pp 110-148. In M.M. Dalton, P.W. Mote, and A.K. Snover (eds.) Climate Change in the Northwest: Implications for Our Landscapes, Waters, and Communities, Washington D.C.: Island Press.

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Temporal carbon dynamics of forests in Washington, U.S.: Implications for ecological theory and carbon management

Raymond, C.L., McKenzie, D.  2013. Temporal carbon dynamics of forests in Washington, U.S.: Implications for ecological theory and carbon management. Forest Ecology and Management 310: 796-811, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2013.09.026.

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The North Cascadia Adaptation Partnership: A science-management collaboration for responding to climate change

Raymond, C.L., Peterson, D.L., Rochefort, R.M. 2013. The North Cascadia Adaptation Partnership: A science-management collaboration for responding to climate change. Sustainability 5(1):136-159, doi:10.3390/su5010136.

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Tree growth and climate in the Pacific Northwest, North America: A broad-scale analysis of changing growth environments

Albright, W.L., Peterson, D.L. Tree growth and climate in the Pacific Northwest, North America: A broad-scale analysis of changing growth environments. 2013. Journal of Biogeography 40:2119-2133, doi: 10.1111/jbi.12157.

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Tree-species range shifts in a changing climate – detecting, modeling, assisting

Iverson, L.R., McKenzie, D. 2013. Tree-species range shifts in a changing climate – detecting, modeling, assisting. Landscape Ecology 28(5):879-889, doi: 10.1007/s10980-013-9885-x.

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U.S. strategy for forest management adaptation to climate change: Building a framework for decision making

Sample, V.A., Halofsky, J.E., Peterson, D.L.  2013. U.S. strategy for forest management adaptation to climate change: Building a framework for decision making. Annals of Forest Science, doi:10.1007/s13595-013-0288-6.

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Wildfire and fuel treatment effects on forest carbon dynamics in the western United States

Restaino, J.C., Peterson, D.L.  2013. Wildfire and fuel treatment effects on forest carbon dynamics in the western United States. Forest Ecology and Management 303:46-60, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2013.03.043.

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Carbon dynamics of forests in Washington, USA: 21st century projections based on climate-driven changes in fire regimes

Raymond, C.L., McKenzie, D.  2012. Carbon dynamics of forests in Washington, USA: 21st century projections based on climate-driven changes in fire regimes. Ecological Applications 22(5):1589-1611, doi:10.1890/11-1851.1.

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Northern Rockies Climate Change Primer

Littell, J.S.  2012. Northern Rockies Climate Change Primer. Prepared for the U.S. Forest Service, Region 1, by the Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Simulating the effects of climate change on population connectivity of American marten (Martes americana) in the northern Rocky Mountains, USA

Wasserman, T.N., Cushman, S.A., Shirk, A.S., Landguth, E.L., Littell, J.S. 2012. Simulating the effects of climate change on population connectivity of American marten (Martes americana)  in the northern Rocky Mountains, USA. Landscape Ecology 27(2):211-225, doi:10.1007/s10980-011-9653-8.

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U.S. National Forests adapt to climate change through science-management partnerships

Littell, J.S., Peterson, D.L., Millar, C.I., O'Halloran, K.  2012. Climatic Change doi: 10.1007/s10584-011-0066-0.

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Vose, J., D.L. Peterson, and T. Patel-Weynand. 2012. Effects of climatic variability and change on forest ecosystems: a comprehensive science synthesis for the U.S. forest sector.

Vose, J., Peterson, D.L., Patel-Weynand, T.  2012. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-870. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 265 p.

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Adapting to climate change at Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park

Halofsky, J.E., Peterson, D.L., O’Halloran, K., Hawkins Hoffman, C.  2011. Adapting to climate change at Olympic National Forest and Olympic National Park. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-844. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, Oregon. 130 p.

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Climate change and wilderness fire regimes

McKenzie, D., Littell, J.S.  2011. Climate change and wilderness fire regimes. International Journal of Wilderness 17(1): 22-31.

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Climate change predicted to shift wolverine distributions, connectivity, and dispersal corridors

McKelvey, K.S., Copeland, J.P., Schwartz, M.K., Littell, J.S., Aubry, K.B., Squires, J.R., Parks, S.A., Elsner, M.M., Mauger, G.S. 2011. Climate change predicted to shift wolverine distributions, connectivity, and dispersal corridors. Ecological Applications 21:2882-2897.

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Climatic water balance and regional fire years in the Pacific Northwest, USA: Linking regional climate and fire at landscape scales

Littell, J.S., Gwozdz, R.  2011. Climatic water balance and regional fire years in the Pacific Northwest, USA: Linking regional climate and fire at landscape scales. Chapter 5, pp. 117-139. In McKenzie, D., C.M. Miller, and D.A. Falk (eds.), The Landscape Ecology of Fire, Ecological Studies 213, Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands, doi 10.1007/978-94-007-0301-8_5.

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Coherent region-, species-, and frequency-dependent local climate signals in Northern Hemisphere tree-ring widths

Wettstein, J.J., Littell, J.S., Gedalof, Z.M., Wallace, J.M.  2011. Coherent region-, species-, and frequency-dependent local climate signals in Northern Hemisphere tree-ring widths. Journal of Climate 24, 5998-6012, doi: 10.1175/2011JCLI3822.1.

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Managing uncertainty in climate-driven ecological models to inform adaptation to climate change

Littell, J.S., McKenzie, D., Kerns, B.K., Cushman, S.C., Shaw, C.G. 2011. Managing uncertainty in climate-driven ecological models to inform adaptation to climate change. Ecosphere 2(9): article 102, doi:10.1890/ES11-00114.1.

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The Landscape Ecology of Fire

McKenzie, D., Miller, C., Falk, D.A.  2011. The Landscape Ecology of Fire. Ecological Studies Series, vol. 213. London: Springer Publishing Services, doi: 10.1007/978-94-007-0301-8

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Forest ecosystems, disturbance, and climatic change in Washington State, USA

Littell, J.S., Oneil, E.E., McKenzie, D., Hicke, J.A., Lutz, J.A., Norheim, R.A., Elsner, M.M. 2010. Forest ecosystems, disturbance, and climatic change in Washington State, USA. Climatic Change 102(1-2): 129-158, doi: 10.1007/s10584-010-9858-x.

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The effects of climatic change and wildland fires on air quality in national parks and wilderness areas

McKenzie, D.  2010. The effects of climatic change and wildland fires on air quality in national parks and wilderness areas. Fire Management Today 70:26-28.

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Using a stochastic model and cross-scale analysis to evaluate controls on historical low-severity fire regimes

Kennedy, M.C., McKenzie, D. 2010. Using a stochastic model and cross-scale analysis to evaluate controls on historical low-severity fire regimes. Landscape Ecology 25(10):1561-1573, doi: 10.1007/s10980-010-9527-5.

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Adapting to climate change in United States national forests

Blate, G.M., Joyce, L.A., Littell, J.S., McNulty, S.G., Millar, C.I., Moser, S.C., Neilson, R.P., O’Halloran, K., Peterson, D.L. 2009. Adapting to climate change in United States national forests. Unasylva 60(231/232): 57-62.

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Climate and wildfire area burned in Western U.S. ecoprovinces, 1916-2003

Littell, J.S., McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Westerling, A.L. 2009. Climate and wildfire area burned in Western U.S. ecoprovinces, 1916-2003. Ecological Applications 19(4):1003-1021.

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Effects of fire-precipitation timing and regime on post-fire sediment delivery in Pacific Northwest forests

Lanini, J.L., Clark, E.A., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Effects of fire-precipitation timing and regime on post-fire sediment delivery in Pacific Northwest forests. Geophysical Research Letters 36, L01402, doi: 10.1029/2008GL034588.

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Forest ecosystems, disturbance, and climatic change in Washington State, USA

Littell, J.S., Oneil, E.E., McKenzie, D., Hicke, J.A., Lutz, J.A., Norheim, R.A., Elsner, M.M. 2009. Chapter 7 in The Washington Climate Change Impacts Assessment: Evaluating Washington's Future in a Changing Climate, Climate Impacts Group, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.

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Global warming and stress complexes in forests of western North America

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Littell, J.S.  2009. pp. 319-337. Global warming and stress complexes in forests of western North America. In S. V. Krupa (series editor), Developments in Environmental Science, Vol. 8, Wild Land Fires and Air Pollution, A. Bytnerowicz, M. Arbaugh, A. Riebau, and C. Anderson (eds.). Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Elsevier Science, Ltd.

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Holocene fire history in the North Cascade Range, Washington

Prichard, S.J., Gedalof, Z.M., Oswald, W. Wyatt, Peterson, D.L. 2009. Holocene fire history in the North Cascade Range, Washington. Quaternary Research 72(1): 57-67, doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2009.03.008.

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Modeling snow accumulation and ablation processes in forested environments

Andreadis, K.M., Storck, P., Lettenmaier, D.P.  2009. Modeling snow accumulation and ablation processes in forested environments. Water Resources Research, 45, W05429, doi:10.1029/2008WR007042.

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Adapting to climate change on Olympic National Forest

Peterson, D.L., Littell, J.S., O’Halloran, K.  2008. Adapting to climate change on Olympic National Forest. Mountain Views 2(1): 15-18.

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Climate drivers of regionally synchronous fires in the inland Northwest (1651-1900)

Heyerdahl, E.K., McKenzie, D., Daniels, L., Hessl, A.E., Littell, J.S., Mantua, N.J. 2008. Climate drivers of regionally synchronous fires in the inland Northwest (1651-1900). International Journal of Wildland Fire 17:40-49.

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Douglas-fir growth in mountain ecosystems: Water limits tree growth from stand to region

Littell, J.S., Peterson, D.L., Tjoelker, M.  2008. Douglas-fir growth in mountain ecosystems: Water limits tree growth from stand to region. Ecological Monographs 78(3): 349-368.

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Modeling understory vegetation and its response to fire

McKenzie, D., Raymond, C.L., Cushman, S.C.  2008. Modeling understory vegetation and its response to fire. Chapter 15, pp.391-414. In J. Millspaugh and F.R. Thompson III (eds.), Models for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Large Landscapes. Burlington, MA: Academic Press.

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National forests

Joyce, L.A., Blate, G.M., Littell, J.S., McNulty, S.G., Millar, C.I., Moser, S.C., Neilson, R.P. 2008. National forests. Chapter 3 in S.H. Julius, J.M. West (eds.), J.S. Baron, B.Griffith, L.A. Joyce, P. Kareiva, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C.H. Peterson, and J.M. Scott (Authors), Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 3-1 to 3-127.

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Spatial models for inferring topographic controls on low-severity fire in the eastern Cascade Range of Washington, USA.

Kellogg, L-K.B., McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Hessl, A.E. 2008. Spatial models for inferring topographic controls on low-severity fire in the eastern Cascade Range of Washington, USA..  Landscape Ecology 23(2):227-240, DOI 10.1007/s10980-007-9188-1.

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The Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture, Land Resources, Water Resources, and Biodiversity

Climate Change Science Program, Lettenmaier, D.P.  2008. The Effects of Climate Change on Agriculture, Land Resources, Water Resources, and Biodiversity. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. P. Backlund, A. Janetos, D. Schimel, J. Hatfield, K. Boote, P. Fay, L. Hahn, C. Izaurralde, B.A. Kimball, T. Mader, J. Morgan, D. Ort, W. Polley, A. Thomson, D. Wolfe, M. Ryan, S. Archer, R. Birdsey, C. Dahm, L. Heath, J. Hicke, D. Hollinger, T. Huxman, G. Okin, R. Oren, J. Randerson, W. Schlesinger, D. Lettenmaier, D. Major, L. Poff, S. Running, L. Hansen, D. Inouye, B.P. Kelly, L Meyerson, B. Peterson, R. Shaw. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC., USA, 362 pp.

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Climate change and disturbance regimes in western North America

McKenzie, D., Allen, C.D. 2007. Climate change and disturbance regimes in western North America. EOS Transactions 88(21): 227.

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Climate variability, climate change, and western wildfire with implications for the urban-wildland interface

Keeton, W.S., Mote, P.W., Franklin, J.F. 2007. Climate variability, climate change, and western wildfire with implications for the urban-wildland interface. pp. 225-253. In A. Troy and R. Kennedy (eds)., Living on the Edge: Economic, Institutional and Management Perspectives on Wildfire Hazard in the Urban Interface. Advances in the Economics of Environmental Resources , Vol. 6. Oxford, United Kingdom: Elsevier Sciences JAI Press.

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Cross-scale analysis of fire regimes

Falk, D.A., Miller, C.M., McKenzie, D., Black, A.E. 2007. Cross-scale analysis of fire regimes. Ecosystems 10(5): 809-823, doi 10.1007/s10021-007-9070-7.

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Growth-climate relations of Lodgepole Pine in the North Cascades National Park, Washington

Case, M.J., Peterson, D.L. Growth-climate relations of Lodgepole Pine in the North Cascades National Park, Washington 2007. Northwest Science 81(1):62-75.

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Research Agenda for Integrated Landscape Modeling

Cushman, S.C., McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Littell, J.S., McKelvey, K.S. 2007. Research Agenda for Integrated Landscape Modeling. General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-194. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station.

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Climate impacts to forest ecosystem processes: Douglas-fir growth in northwestern U.S. mountain landscapes and area burned by wildfire in western U.S. ecoprovinces

Littell, J.S. 2006. Climate impacts to forest ecosystem processes: Douglas-fir growth in northwestern U.S. mountain landscapes and area burned by wildfire in western U.S. ecoprovinces. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Estimating emissions from fires in North America for air quality modeling

Wiedinmyer, C., Quayle, B., Geron, C., Belote, A., McKenzie, D., Zhang, X., O’Neill, S., Wynne, K.K. 2006. Estimating emissions from fires in North America for air quality modeling. Atmospheric Environment 40(19):3419-3432.

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How will climatic change affect air quality in parks and wilderness?

McKenzie, D., O’Neill, S., Larkin, N., Norheim, R.A. 2006. How will climatic change affect air quality in parks and wilderness? In D. Harmon (ed.), Proceedings of the George Wright Society Annual Meeting Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The George Wright Society.

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Integrating models to predict regional haze from wildland fire

McKenzie, D., O’Neill, S., Larkin, N., Norheim, R.A. 2006. Integrating models to predict regional haze from wildland fire. Ecological Modelling 199:278-288.

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Response of western mountain ecosystems to climatic variability and change: the Western Mountain Initiative.

Stephenson, N., Peterson, D.L., Fagre, D., Allen, C.D., McKenzie, D., Baron, J.S., O’Brian, K. 2006. Response of western mountain ecosystems to climatic variability and change: the Western Mountain Initiative. Park Science 24:24-29.

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Simulating regional haze from wildland fire emissions in the western USA

McKenzie, D., O’Neill, S., Larkin, N., Norheim, R.A. 2006. Simulating regional haze from wildland fire emissions in the western USA. pages 128-129. In M. Price (ed.), Global Change in Mountain Regions, Sapiens Publishing, Duncow, UK.

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Spatial and temporal variability in forest growth in the Olympic Mountains, Washington: Sensitivity toclimatic variability

Holman, M.L., Peterson, D.L. 2006. Spatial and temporal variability in forest growth in the Olympic Mountains, Washington: Sensitivity toclimatic variability. Canadian Journal of Forest Resources 36:92-104.

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Spatial variability in forest growth – climate relationships in the Olympic Mountains, Washington

Nakawatase, J.M., Peterson, D.L. 2006. Spatial variability in forest growth – climate relationships in the Olympic Mountains, Washington. Canadian Journal of Forest Resources 36:77-91.

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Using neutral models to identify constraints on low-severity fire regimes

McKenzie, D., Hessl, A.E., Kellogg, L-K.B. 2006. Using neutral models to identify constraints on low-severity fire regimes. Landscape Ecology 21:139-152.

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“Forestry Breakout Session”

Kay, J.E., Casola, J.H., Snover, A.K. 2005. “Forestry Breakout Session.” Fact sheet prepared for King County (Washington)’s October 27, 2005 climate change conference “The Future Ain’t What It Used to Be: Preparing for Climate Disruption”. Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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A method for estimating vulnerability of Douglas-fir growth to climate change in the northwestern U.S.

Littell, J.S., Peterson, D.L. 2005. A method for estimating vulnerability of Douglas-fir growth to climate change in the northwestern U.S. Forestry Chronicle 81(3):369-374.

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Atmospheric, climatic and ecological controls on extreme wildfire years in the northwestern United States

Gedalof, Z.M., Peterson, D.L., Mantua, N.J. 2005. Atmospheric, climatic and ecological controls on extreme wildfire years in the northwestern United States. Ecological Applications 15(1):154-174.

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Climate Impacts on Washington’s Hydropower, Water Supply, Forests, Fish, and Agriculture

Casola, J.H., Kay, J.E., Snover, A.K., Norheim, R.A., Whitely Binder, L.C., Climate Impacts Group 2005. Climate Impacts on Washington’s Hydropower, Water Supply, Forests, Fish, and Agriculture. A report prepared for King County (Washington) by the Climate Impacts Group (Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle).

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Effects of a warmer climate on stress complexes in forest of western North America.

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L., Littell, J.S. 2005. Effects of a warmer climate on stress complexes in forest of western North America. EOS Trans. AGU 86(52); Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract GC32A.

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Fine-scale variability in growth-climate relationships of Douglas-fir, North Cascade Range, Washington

Case, M.J., Peterson, D.L. 2005. Fine-scale variability in growth-climate relationships of Douglas-fir, North Cascade Range, Washington. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35: 2743-2755.

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Regeneration and understory response to harvest in subalpine forests of the North Cascade Range, Washington

Elman, E, Peterson, D.L. 2005. Regeneration and understory response to harvest in subalpine forests of the North Cascade Range, Washington. Journal of Ecosystems and Management 6(1): 33-50.

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Upscaling for a better understanding of climate links to ecosystems

Mantua, N.J. 2005. Upscaling for a better understanding of climate links to ecosystems. PICES Press 13(1): 12-14.

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Wildfire in the West: A look into a greenhouse world

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.L. 2005. Wildfire in the West: A look into a greenhouse world. pp. 8-12. In Watershed Management Council Networker, University of Idaho, Boise, ID.

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“Forest Biodiversity”

Climate Impacts Group. 2004. “Forest Biodiversity.” Fact sheet prepared by the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Forest Change”

Climate Impacts Group. 2004. “Forest Change.” Fact sheet prepared by the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Forest Fire and Climate”

Climate Impacts Group. 2004. “Forest Fire and Climate.” Fact sheet prepared by the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Forest Growth and Climate Change”

Climate Impacts Group. 2004. “Forest Growth and Climate Change.” Fact sheet prepared by the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Forests and Climate Fact Sheet Series”

Climate Impacts Group. 2004. “Forests and Climate Fact Sheet Series.” Fact sheets prepared by the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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“Impacts of Climate Change on PNW Timber Production”

Climate Impacts Group. 2004. “Impacts of Climate Change on PNW Timber Production.” Fact sheet prepared by the Climate Impacts Group, Center for Science in the Earth System, Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean, University of Washington, Seattle.

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Climatic Change, Carbon, and Forestry in Northwestern North America

Peterson, D.L., Innes, J.L. 2004. Climatic Change, Carbon, and Forestry in Northwestern North America. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report GTR-PNW-614. Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR.

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Climatic change, wildfire, and conservation

McKenzie, D., Gedalof, Z.M., Peterson, D.L., Mote, P.W. 2004. Climatic change, wildfire, and conservation. Conservation Biology 18(4):890-902.

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Drought and Pacific Decadal Oscillation linked to fire occurrence in the inland Pacific Northwest

Hessl, A.E., McKenzie, D., Schellhaas, R. 2004. Drought and Pacific Decadal Oscillation linked to fire occurrence in the inland Pacific Northwest. Ecological Applications 14(2): 425-442.

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Ecophysiological parameters for Pacific Northwest trees

Hessl, A.E., Milesi, C, Peterson, D.L., White, M., Keane, R.E. 2004. Ecophysiological parameters for Pacific Northwest trees. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-618, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, Oregon.

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Empirical approaches to modeling wildland fire in the Pacific Northwest: Methods and applications to landscape simulations

McKenzie, D., Prichard, S.J., Hessl, A.E., Peterson, D.L. 2004. Empirical approaches to modeling wildland fire in the Pacific Northwest: Methods and applications to landscape simulations. Chapter 7 in A.J. Perera and L. Buse (eds.), Emulating Natural Forest Landscape Disturbances New York, NY: Columbia University Press.

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Fire and Climatic Variability in the Inland Pacific Northwest: Integrating Science and Management

McKenzie, D., Hessl, A.E., Peterson, D.L., Agee, J.K., Lehmkuhl, J.F., Kellogg, L-K.B., Kernan, J. 2004. Fire and Climatic Variability in the Inland Pacific Northwest: Integrating Science and Management. Final report to the Joint Fire Science Program on Project #01-1-6-01, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 44 pp.

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Overview of Climate Change Impacts in the U.S. Pacific Northwest

Climate Impacts Group. 2004. Overview of Climate Change Impacts in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Background paper prepared for the West Coast Governors’ Climate Change Initiative.

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Carbon storage and soil properties in late-successional and second-growth subalpine forests in the North Cascade Range, Washington

Sanscrainte, C.L., Peterson, D.L., McKay, S.J. 2003. Carbon storage and soil properties in late-successional and second-growth subalpine forests in the North Cascade Range, Washington. Northwest Science 77(4):297-307.

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Carbon storage in subalpine tree islands, North Cascade Range, Washington

Sanscrainte, C.L., Peterson, D.L., McKay, S.J. 2003. Carbon storage in subalpine tree islands, North Cascade Range, Washington. Northwest Science 77(3):255-268.

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Climatic and biophysical controls on conifer species distributions in mountain forests of Washington state, USA

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.W., Peterson, D.L., Thornton, P.E. 2003. Climatic and biophysical controls on conifer species distributions in mountain forests of Washington state, USA. Journal of Biogeography 30:1093-1108.

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Effects of forest policy on landscape pattern of late seral forest of the western Olympic Peninsula, Washington

Tyler, M.W., Peterson, D.L. 2003. Effects of forest policy on landscape pattern of late seral forest of the western Olympic Peninsula, Washington. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 101: 289-306

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Fuels planning: managing forest structure to reduce fire hazard

Peterson, D.L., Agee, J.K., Jain, T., Johnson, M., McKenzie, D., Reinhardt, E. 2003. Fuels planning: managing forest structure to reduce fire hazard. Proceedings of the 2nd International Wildland Fire Ecology and Fire Management Congress Boston, Massachusetts: American Meteorological Society

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Modelling conifer species distributions in mountain forests of the Pacific Northwest

McKenzie, D., Peterson, D.W., Peterson, D.L. 2003. Modelling conifer species distributions in mountain forests of the Pacific Northwest. Forestry Chronicle 79:253-258.

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Preparing for climatic change: The water, salmon, and forests of the Pacific Northwest

Mote, P.W., Parson, E.A., Hamlet, A.F., Keeton, W.S., Lettenmaier, D., Mantua, N., Miles, E.L., Peterson, D.W., Peterson, D.L., Slaughter, R., Snover, A.K. 2003. Preparing for climatic change: The water, salmon, and forests of the Pacific Northwest. Climatic Change 61:45-88.

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Taking the pulse of mountains: Ecosystem responses to climatic variability

Fagre, D.B., Peterson, D.L., Hessl, A.E. 2003. Taking the pulse of mountains: Ecosystem responses to climatic variability. Climatic Change 59: 263-282.

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Trends in temperature and precipitation in the Pacific Northwest during the twentieth century

Mote, P.W. 2003. Trends in temperature and precipitation in the Pacific Northwest during the twentieth century. Northwest Science 77(4): 271-282.

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A multi-century perspective of variability in the Pacific Decadal Oscillation: new insights from tree rings and corals

Gedalof, Z.M., Mantua, N.J., Peterson, D.L. 2002. A multi-century perspective of variability in the Pacific Decadal Oscillation: new insights from tree rings and corals. Geophysical Research Letters 29(24):2204. doi:10.1029/ 2002GL015824.

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Climate impacts on the natural resources of the Pacific Northwest

Snover, A.K., Mote, P.W. 2002. Climate impacts on the natural resources of the Pacific Northwest. The Climate Report 3(2):7-11.

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Growth responses of subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) to climatic variability in the Pacific Northwest

Peterson, D.W., Peterson, D.L., Ettl, G.J. 2002. Growth responses of subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) to climatic variability in the Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32(9): 1503-1517.

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