Dendroecology Lab

Publications

In Review 

Wright, M., R.L. Sherriff, A.E. Miller, T. Wilson. Stand-level crowding and temperature interact to influence growth in white spruce in southwest Alaska. 

 

In Press (* HSU student)

Quinn-Davidson L., Y. Valachovic, K. McGown, C. Lee, M. Kelly, R. Standiford, * M. Schriver, M. Potts, G. Giusti, R. Sherriff, M. Eitzel, J.M. Varner.  Ecology and Management of Oregon White Oak and California Black Oak Woodlands. UC 8000 Series Publication. UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu

 


Published (* HSU student)

2018

Harley, G.L., C.H. Baisan, P.M. Brown, D.A. Falk, W.T. Flatley, H.D. Grissino-Mayer, A. Hessl, E.K. Heyerdahl, M.W. Kaye, C.W. Lafon, E.Q. Margolis, R.S. Maxwell, A.T. Naito, W.J. Platt, M.T. Rother, T. Saladyga, R.L. Sherriff, L.A. Stachowiak, M.C. Stambaugh, E. Kennedy Sutherland, A.H. Taylor. 2018. Advancing dendrochronological studies of fire in the United States. Fire 1(1), 11; doi:10.3390/fire1010011 

Morris J., S. Cottrell, C. Fettig, R.J. DeRose, K. Mattor, V. Carter, J. Clear, J. Clement, W. Hansen, J. Hicke, P. Higuera, A. Seddon, H. Seppä, R. Sherriff, J. Stednick, S. Seybold. 2018. Bark beetle impacts on social-ecological systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16 (S1): S34-S43, doi: 10.1002/fee.1754.

* Vernon, M., R.L. Sherriff, P. van Mantgem, J. Kane. 2018. Do fuel treatments promote resistance to multi-year drought in a mixed-conifer forest of northern California? Forest Ecology and Managementhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.03.043

Morris J., S. Cottrell, C. Fettig, R.J. DeRose, K. Ma

ttor, V. Carter, J. Clear, J. Clement, W. Hansen, J. Hi

cke, P.

Higuera, A. Seddon, H. Seppä, R. Sherriff, J. Stednick, S.

Seybold. 2018. Bark beetle impacts on social-

ecological systems.

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

16: S34-S43, doi: 10.1002/fee.1754

ris J., . Cottrell, C. Fettig, R.J. DeRose, K. Ma

ttor, V. Carter, J. Clear, J. Clement, W. Hansen, J. Hi

cke, P.

Higuera, A. Seddon, H. Seppä, R. Sherriff, J. Stednick, S.

Seybold. 2018. Bark beetle impacts on social-

ecological systems.

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

16: S34-S43, doi: 10.1002/fee.1754

.Morris J., S. Cottrell, C. Fettig, R.J. DeRose, K. Ma

ttor, V. Carter, J. Clear, J. Clement, W. Hansen, J. Hi

cke, P.

Higuera, A. Seddon, H. Seppä, R. Sherriff, J. Stednick, S.

Seybold. 2018. Bark beetle impacts on social-

ecological systems.

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

16: S34-S43, doi: 10.1002/fee.1754

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2017

Daniels, L.D., L.L.Y. Kent, R.L. Sherriff, E.K. Heyerdahl. 2017. Deciphering the complexity of historical fire regimes: diversity among forests of western North America. In: Amoroso M., L. Daniels, P. Baker, J. Camarero (eds) Dendroecology: Tree-ring Analyses Applied to Ecological Studies (Analysis and Synthesis), vol. 231. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61669-8_8

Derrick, M., R. Sherriff (Editors). 2017. California Geographer 56. http://scholarworks.csun.edu/handle/10211.3/193756 

* Grabinski-Parker, Z.S., R.L. Sherriff, J.M. Kane. 2017. Controls on reburn severity vary with fire interval in the Klamath Mountains, California, USA. Ecosphere 8(11): e0201210.1002/ecs2.2012

Miller, A.E., T.L. Wilson, R.L. Sherriff, J. Walton. 2017. Warming drives a front of white spruce recruitment near western treeline, Alaska. Global Change Biology 23: 5509-5522.

* Slack, A.W., J.M. Kane, E.E. Knapp, R.L. Sherriff. 2017. Contrasting impacts of climate and competition on sugar pine growth and defense in a fire-excluded forest of the central Sierra Nevada. Forests 8(7), 244; doi:10.3390/f8070244.

Sherriff R.L., A.E. Miller, * K. Muth, * M. Schriver, * R. Batzel. 2017. Recent tree-growth responses to warming vary by geographic region and ecosystem type within the boreal forest-tundra transition zone in Alaska. Journal of Biogeography 44: 1457 - 1468.

Morris J., S. Cottrell, C. Fettig, W. Hansen, R. Sherriff, V. Carter, J. Clear, J. Clement, R. DeRose, P. Higuera, K. Mattor, A. Seddon, H. Seppa, J. Stednick, S. Seybold. 2017. Managing bark beetle impacts on ecosystems and society: Priority questions to motivage future research. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 750 - 760.

 

2016

Csank A.Z., A.E. Miller, R.L. Sherriff, E.E. Berg, J.M. Welker. 2016. Tree-ring isotope (δ13C & δ18O) chronologies reveal environmental sensitivity of trees killed during insect outbreaks in south-central Alaska. Ecological Applications 26: 2001 - 2020.

Hutto R.L., R.E. Keane, R.L. Sherriff, C.T. Rota, L.A. Eby, V.A. Saab. 2016. Toward a more ecologically informed view of forest fires. Ecosphere 7(2):e01255. 10.1002/ecs2.1255.

 

2015

* Schriver M., R.L. Sherriff. 2015. Establishment patterns of Oregon white oak and California black oak woodlands in northwestern California. Proceedings of the 7thCalifornia Oak Symposium: Managing in a Dynamic World. Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-251. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station. Pp. 529-539.

Hanson C.T., R.L. Sherriff, R.L. Hutto, D.A. DellaSala, T.T. Veblen, W.L. Baker. 2015. Setting the stage for mixed- and high-severity fire. Chapter 1 in The Ecological Importance of Mixed-severity Fires – Nature’s Pheonix, eds. D.A. DellaSala and C.T. Hanson. Pgs. 3-22. Elsevier, Inc.

 

2014

Sherriff R.L., R.V. Platt, T.T. Veblen, T.L. Schoennagel, and M.H. Gartner. 2014. Historical, Observed, and Modeled Wildfire Severity in Montane Forests of the Colorado Front Range. PLoS ONE 9(9): e106971. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0106971. Link

Odion D.C.,  C.T. Hanson, A. Arsenault, W.L. Baker, D.A. DellaSala, R. Hutto, W. Klenner, M.A. Moritz, R.L. Sherriff, T.T. Veblen, M.A. Williams. 2014. Examining historical and current mixed-severity fire regimes in drier forests of western North America. PLoS ONE 9(2) DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0087852. Link

 

2012

* Cocking, M.I., J.M. Varner, and R.L. Sherriff. 2012. California black oak responses to fire severity and native conifer encroachment in the Klamath Mountains. Forest Ecology and Management 270: 25-34. Link

Gartner, M.H., T.T. Veblen, R.L. Sherriff, and T.L. Schoennagel. 2012. Proximity to grasslands influences fire frequency and sensitivity to climate variability in Pinus ponderosa forests of the Colorado Front Range. International Journal of Wildland Fire 21: 562-571. Link

Miller, A.E., R.L. Sherriff, and E.E. Berg. 2012. Effect of the Novarupta (1912) eruption on forests of south-central Alaska as inferred from tree-ring records. Alaska Park Science 11: 74-77. Link

 

2011

Sherriff, R.L., E. E. Berg and A.E. Miller.  2011.  Effects of interannual and multidecadal climate variability on spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) activity in south-central and southwest Alaska. Ecology 92: 1459-70. Link

Schoennagel, T.L., R.L. Sherriff, and T.T. Veblen. 2011. Fire history and tree recruitment in the upper montane zone of the Colorado Front Range: implications for forest restoration. Ecological Applications 21: 2210-2222. Link

Platt, R.W., T.L. Schoennagel, T.T. Veblen, and R.L. Sherriff. 2011. Modeling wildfire potential in residential parcels: a case study of the Colorado Front Range. Landscape & Urban Planning 102: 117-126. Link

 

2010

Keith, R.P., T.T. Veblen, T.L. Schoennagel and R.L. Sherriff.  2010. Understory vegetation indicates historic fire regimes in ponderosa pine-dominated ecosystems in the Colorado Front Range. Journal of Vegetation Science 21: 488-499. Link

 

2008

Sherriff, R.L. and T.T. Veblen. 2008. Variability in fire-climate relationships in ponderosa pine forests of the Colorado Front Range. International Journal of Wildland Fire 17: 50-59. Link

Sherriff, R.L. 2008. Writing journal articles. in Publishing in Geography: A Guide for New Researchers. Eds. A. Blunt and C. Souch. Published by the Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers. p. 10-11. Link

Platt, R.W., T.T. Veblen and R.L. Sherriff. 2008. Spatial model of forest management strategies and outcomes in the wildland-urban interface. Natural Hazards Review 9: 199-208. Link

 

2007

Sherriff, R.L. and T.T. Veblen. 2007A spatially-explicit reconstruction of fire regime types in ponderosa pine forests of the Colorado Front Range. Ecosystems 10: 311-323. Link

Baker, W.L., T.T. Veblen and R.L. Sherriff. 2007. Fire, fuels, and restoration of ponderosa pine and Douglas-fir forests in the Rocky Mountains, USA. Journal of Biogeography 34: 251-269. Link

 

2006

Sherriff, R.L. and T.T. Veblen. 2006. Ecological effects of changes in fire regimes in Pinus ponderosa ecosystems in the Colorado Front Range. Journal of Vegetation Science 17: 205-218. Link

Platt, R.W., T.T. Veblen and R.L. Sherriff. 2006. Are wildfire mitigation and restoration of historic forest structure compatible? A spatial modeling assessment. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 96: 455-470. Link

 

2004

Hicke, J.A., R.L. Sherriff, T.T. Veblen and G.P. Asner. 2004. Carbon accumulation in Colorado ponderosa pine stands. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 34: 1283-1295. Link

 

2003

Romme, W.H., T.T. Veblen, M.R. Kaufmann, R. Sherriff and C.M. Regan. 2003. Ecological Effects of the Hayman Fire Part 1: Historical (Pre-1860) and Current (1860-2002) Fire Regimes. Hayman Fire Case Study Analysis. U.S.D.A. Forest Service, General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-114. Link

Romme, W.H., M.R. Kaufmann, T.T. Veblen, R. Sherriff and C.M. Regan. 2003. Ecological Effects of the Hayman Fire Part 2: Historical (Pre-1860) and Current (1860-2002) Forest and Landscape Structure. Hayman Fire Case Study Analysis. U.S.D.A. Forest Service General Technical Report RMRS-GTR-114. Link

 

2001

Sherriff, R.L., T.T. Veblen and J.S. Sibold. 2001. Fire history in high elevation subalpine forests in the Colorado Front Range. Écoscience 8(3): 369-380. Link

 

 

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