Research findings from the Andrews Forest are published in journals, books, graduate student theses and dissertations, newsletters, technical publications, magazine articles, and poems, essays, and more. We compile publications related to the Andrews Forest and make them available through our online bibliography. If you're interested in our most recent publications, please jump down to Recent Publications. Some recent publications are highlighted in our Research Highlights section.

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The Andrews Forest Newsletter is published semi-annually as a means of communicating with the large community of present and former students, scientists, land managers, and those with a connection to the Andrews Forest. The newsletter highlights recent activities in research, education, management, outreach, and arts and humanities. Each issue highlights a student, a faculty member or a face from the past. We invite you to explore the Andrews Forest Newsletter page for current and archived issues.

Recent Publications

We invite you to explore our most recent publications to learn about current and ongoing activities. Additional publications can be found through our publications search or the search available in the top bar of the website.

Bell, David M.; Spies, Thomas A.; Pabst, Robert . 2017. Historical harvests reduce neighboring old-growth basal area across a forest landscape. Ecological Applications. 27(5): 1666-1676. doi: 10.1002/eap.1560

Kaylor, Matthew J.; Warren, Dana R. 2017. Linking riparian shade and the legacies of forest management to fish and vertebrate biomass in forested streams. Ecosphere. 8(6): e01845. doi: 10.1002/ecs2.1845

Ward, Adam S.; Schmadel, Noah M.; Wondzell, Steven M.; Gooseff, Michael N.; Singha, Kamini. 2017. Dynamic hyporheic and riparian flow path geometry through base flow recession in two headwater mountain stream corridors. Water Resources Research. 53(5): 3988-4003. doi: 10.1002/2016WR019875

Olson, Deanna H.; Johnson, Sherri L.; Anderson, Paul D.; Penaluna, Brooke E.; Dunham, Jason B. 2017. Aquatic-Riparian Systems. In: Olson, D.H.; Van Horne, B., eds. People, Forests, and Change: Lessons from the Pacific Northwest. Washington D.C.: People, Forests, and Change. Chapter 14.191-206.

Swanson, Frederick J. . 2017. Forest conservation in the Anthropocene. Book Review of "Forest conservation in the Anthropocene: science, policy, and practice." 2016. Alaric, Sample, V.; Bixler, R. Patrick; Miller, Char. University Press of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 336 p.

Thompson, Jonathan. 2017. Reciprocity in ecological understanding. Book Review of "Forest under story: creative inquiry in an old-growth forest." 2016. Brodie, Nathaniel; Goodrich, Charles; Swanson, Frederick J. (eds). University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington. 264 pp

Franklin, Jerry F.; Swanson, Frederick J.; Spies, Thomas A. 2017. Setting the Stage: Vegetation Ecology and Dynamics. In: Olson, D.H.; Van Horne, B., eds. People, Forests, and Change: Lessons from the Pacific Northwest. Washington D.C. Chapter 2:16-32.

Harmon, Mark E.; Campbell, John L. 2017. Managing Carbon in the Forest Sector. In: Olson, D.H.; Van Horne, B., eds. People, Forests, and Change: Lessons from the Pacific Northwest. Washington D.C.: People, Forests, and Change. Chapter 12: 161-173.

Nelson, Michael Paul; Gosnell, Hannah; Warren, Dana R.; Batavia, Chelsea; Betts, Matthew; Burton, Julia I.; Davis, Emily Jane; Schulze, Mark; Segura, Catalina; Friesen, Cheryl Ann; Perakis, Steven S. 2017. Enhancing Public Trust in Federal Forest Management. In: Olson, D.H.; Van Horne, B., eds. People, Forests, and Change: Lessons from the Pacific Northwest. Washington D.C.: People, Forests, and Change. Chapter 18: 259-274.

Batavia, Chelsea; Nelson, Michael Paul. 2017. For goodness sake! What is intrinsic value and why should we care? Biological Conservation. 209: 366-376. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.03.003

Follstad Shah, J.J.; Kominoski, J.S.; Ardón, M.; Dodds, W.K.; Gessner, M.O.; Griffiths, N.A.; Hawkins, C.P.; Johnson, S.L.; Lecerf, A.; LeRoy, C.J.; Manning, D.W.P.; Rosemond, A.D.; Sinsabaugh, R.L.; Swan, C.M.; Webster, J.R.; Zeglin, L.H. 2017. Global synthesis of the temperature sensitivity of leaf litter breakdown in streams and rivers. Global Change Biology. 1-12. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13609

Heaston, Emily D.; Kaylor, Matthew J.; Warren, Dana R. 2017. Characterizing short-term light dynamics in forested headwater streams. Freshwater Science. 36(2): 259-271. doi: 10.1086/691540

Perry, Timothy D.; Jones, Julia A. 2017. Summer streamflow deficits from regenerating Douglas-fir forest in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Ecohydrology. 10(2): 1-13. doi: 10.1002/eco.1790

Acker, Steven A.; Kertis, Jane A.; Pabst, Robert J. 2017. Tree regeneration, understory development, and biomass dynamics following wildfire in a mountain hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana) forest. Forest Ecology and Management. 384: 72-82. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2016.09.047

Celis, Jessica; Halpern, Charles B.; Jones, F. Andrew. 2017. Intraspecific trait variation and the differential decline of meadow species during conifer encroachment. Plant Ecology. pp. 1-14. doi: 10.1007/s11258-017-0712-3

Kaylor, Matthew J.; Warren, Dana R.; Kiffney, Peter M. . 2017. Long-term effects of riparian forest harvest on light in Pacific Northwest (USA) streams. Freshwater Science. 36(1): 1-13. doi: 10.1086/690624

Lenhart, Lawrence. 2017. Artful science; Data and poetry converge in an experimental forest. High Country News. 3 p.

Ruiz-Villanueva, Virginia; Stoffel, Markus. 2017. Frederick J. Swanson’s 1976–1979 papers on the effects of instream wood on fluvial processes and instream wood management. Progress in Physical Geography. 41(1): 124-133. doi: 10.1177/0309133317692411

Sproles, E. A.; Roth, T. R.; Nolin, A. W. 2017. Future snow? A spatial-probabilistic assessment of the extraordinarily low snowpacks of 2014 and 2015 in the Oregon Cascades. The Cryosphere. 11: 331-341. doi: 10.5194/tc-11-331-2017

Kline, Jeffrey D.; Harmon, Mark E.; Spies, Thomas A.; Morzillo, Anita T.; Pabst, Robert J.; McComb, Brenda C.; Schnekenburger, Frank; Olsen, Keith A.; Csuti, Blair; Vogeler, Jody C. 2016. Evaluating carbon storage, timber harvest, and habitat possibilities for a Western Cascades (USA) forest landscape. Ecological Applications. 26(7): 2044-2059. doi: 10.1002/eap.1358