Journal Articles and Papers

Photo of John Muir, sitting on a rock and holding a walking stick
John Muir, naturalist and conservationist who initiated efforts to create Yosemite National Park. 1907 photo.

In addition to regular analysis and reporting on inventory and monitoring work, network staff publish articles in peer-reviewed academic journals.

Arnett, M., A. M. Huber, K. M. Stevenson, and S. Haultain. 2014. Vascular flora of Devils Postpile National Monument, Madera County, California (link to abstract). Madroño 61(4):367-387.

Heard, A. M. and J. O. Sickman. 2016. Nitrogen assessment points: Development and application to high-elevation lakes in the Sierra Nevada, California. Ecosphere 7(11): e01586. 10.1002/ecs2.1586

Heard, A. M., J. O. Sickman, N. L. Rose, D. M. Bennett, D. M. Lucero, J. M. Melack, and J. H. Curtis. 2014. 20th century atmospheric deposition and acidification trends in lakes of the Sierra Nevada, California, USA (link to abstract). Environmental Science and Technology 48:10054-10061.

Hilimire, K., J. C. B. Nesmith, A. C. Caprio, and R. Milne. 2013. Attributes of windthrown trees in a Sierra Nevada mixed conifer forest. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 28(2):85-88.

Holmquist, J.G., J. Schmidt-Gengenbach, and S. A. Haultain. 2013. Effects of a long-term disturbance on arthropods and vegetation in subalpine wetlands: Manifestations of pack stock grazing in early versus mid-season. PLoS ONE 8(1):e54109. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054109.

Eddy, A. M., B. G. Mark, M. Baraër, J. McKenzie, A. Fernández, S. Welch, and S. Fortner. 2017. Exploring patterns and controls on the hydrochemistry of proglacial streams in the Upper Santa River, Peru (in Spanish). Revista de Glaciares y Ecosistemas de Montaña 3(2017): 41:57.

McCune, B., J. Grenon, L. S. Mutch, and E. P. Martin. 2007. Lichens in relation to management issues in the Sierra Nevada national parks. Pacific Northwest Fungi 2(3):1-39.

Nemani, R., H. Hashimoto, P. Votava, F. Melton, W. Wang, A. Michaelis, L. Mutch, C. Milesi, S. Hiatt, and M. White. 2009. Monitoring and forecasting ecosystem dynamics using the Terrestrial Observation and Prediction System (TOPS). Remote Sensing of Environment 113:1497-1509.

Nesmith, J. C. B., A. J. Das, K. L. O’Hara, and P. J. van Mantgem. 2015. The influence of prefire tree growth and crown condition on postfire mortality of sugar pine following prescribed fire in Sequoia National Park. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45(7):910-919. x.doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2014-0449.

Rhodes, C., A. Bingham, A. M. Heard, J. Hewitt, J. Lynch, R. Waite, and M. D. Bell. 2017. Diatoms to human uses: linking nitrogen deposition, aquatic eutrophication, and ecosystem services. Ecosphere. 8(7):e01858-n/a

Starcevich, L. A. H., K. M. Irvine, and A. M. Heard. 2018. Impacts of temporal revisit designs on the power to detect trend with a linear mixed model: An application to long-term monitoring at Sierra Nevada lakes (link to abstract). Ecological Indicators 93(2018): 847-855.

van Mantgem, P., J. C. B. Nesmith, M. Keifer, E. E. Knapp, A. Flint, and L. Flint. 2013. Climatic stress increases forest fire severity across the western United States (link to abstract). Ecology Letters 2013. doi: 10.1111/ele.12151.

van Mantgem, P., J. Nesmith, M. Keifer, and M. Brooks. 2013. Tree mortality patterns following prescribed fire for Pinus and Abies across the southwestern United States (link to abstract). Forest Ecology and Management 289:463-469. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.09.029.

Last updated: August 10, 2018