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. We update this list quarterly (last update: November 16, 2022). Additional publications can be found through our publications search or the search available in the top bar of the website.

Lookingbill, Todd R; DuPuy, Jack; Jacobs, Ellery; Gonzalez, Matteo; Kostadinov, Tihomir S. 2024. A 20-Year Ecotone Study of Pacific Northwest Mountain Forest Vulnerability to Changing Snow Conditions. Land. 13(4): 424. doi:

Peter-Contesse, Hayley; Lajtha, Kate; Boettcher, Aron; O’Kelley, Regina; Mayedo, Amy. 2024. Unearthing the legacy of wildfires: post fire pyrogenic carbon and soil carbon persistence across complex Pacific Northwest watersheds. Biogeochemistry. doi:

Betts, Matthew G.; Yang, Zhiqiang; Hadley, Adam S.; Hightower, Jessica; Hua, Fangyuan; Lindenmayer, David; Seo, Eugene; Healey, Sean P. 2024. Quantifying forest degradation requires a long-term, landscape-scale approach. Nature Ecology & Evolution. doi:

Gregory, Stanley; Ashkenas, Linda; Wildman, Randall; Lienkaemper, George; Arismendi, Ivan; Lamberti, Gary A.; Meleason, Mark; Penaluna, Brooke E.; Sobota, Daniel. 2024. Long-term dynamics of large wood in old-growth and second-growth stream reaches in the Cascade Range of Oregon. River Research and Applications: 1-15. doi:

Juice, S. M.; Ridgeway, J. R.; Hartman, M. D.; Parton, W. J.; Berardi, D. M.; Sulman, B. N.; Allen, K. E.; Brzostek, E. R. 2024. Reparameterizing Litter Decomposition Using a Simplified Monte Carlo Method Improves Litter Decay Simulated by a Microbial Model and Alters Bioenergy Soil Carbon Estimates. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 129(3): e2023JG007625. doi:

Khattar, Gabriel; Peres-Neto, Pedro R. 2024. The Geography of Metacommunities: Landscape Characteristics Drive Geographic Variation in the Assembly Process through Selecting Species Pool Attributes. The American Naturalist. 203(5): E142-E156. doi:

LaManna, Joseph A. 2024. Uncovering drivers of global tree diversity. Nature Plants. 10: 701-702. doi:

Jarecke, Karla M.; Bladon, Kevin D.; Meinzer, Frederick C.; Wondzell, Steven M. 2024. Impact of rainfall and vapor pressure deficit on latewood growth and water stress in Douglas-fir in a Mediterranean climate. Forest Ecology and Management. 551(121529). doi:

Betts, Matthew. 2023. Can conservationists agree on land preservation strategy? [Interview]. Portland, Oregon: OPB Think Out Loud. 21:54.

Flitcroft, Rebecca L.; Abell, Robin; Harrison, Ian; Arismendi, Ivan; Penaluna, Brooke E. 2023. Making global targets local for freshwater protection. Nature Sustainability. 6(12): 1499-1502. doi:

McGibbon, Tom. 2023. Natural History Pub: Experimental Science at the H.J. Andrews with Professor William (Bill) Robbins. High Desert Voices. Bend, Oregon: Oregon High Desert Museum Natural History Pub Talk series (December 2023): 3-4.

Hafen, Konrad C.; Blasch, Kyle; Gessler, Paul E.; Dunham, Jason; Brooks, Erin. 2023. Estimating streamflow permanence with the watershed Erosion Prediction Project Model: Implications for surface water presence modeling and data collection. Journal of Hydrology. 622(129747). doi:

Boyle, Lucinda. 2023. Scientists, artists share thoughts on returning to H.J. Andrews Research Forest. The Daily Barometer, Corvallis, Oregon. October 22, 2023; Sect. City.

Mapes, Lynda V. . 2023. Decades of research burned in this Oregon forest. Now it could hold clues to wildfire mysteries. The Seattle Times, Seattle. Sep. 24, 2023 at 6:00 am; Sect. Environment.

Richards, Karen. 2023. What is lost and what’s to be gained at the H.J. Andrews Forest after the Lookout Fire [audio]. Eugene, Oregon: KLCC. October 16, 2023 at 11:50 AM PDT.

Becker, Paige Sheridan. 2023. Scaling of Hyporheic Exchange Processes and Finding the Intermediate Sweet Spot. Corvallis: Oregon State University. 114 p. Ph.D. Dissertation.

Swartz, Allison; Warren, Dana. 2024. Fish and aquatic salamander responses to the creation of riparian canopy gaps along forested headwater streams. Restoration Ecology. 32(1): e14014. doi:

Peter-Contesse, Hayley. 2023. Spatiotemporal Patterns in Soil Carbon Distribution, Persistence, and CO2 Respiration in a Pacific Northwest Montane Forest. Corvallis: Oregon State University. 113 p. Ph.D. Dissertation.

Sodergren, Clayton. 2023. Long-Term Effects of Fire Severity, Time Since Fire, and Topography on Douglas-Fir Canopy Complexity in the Western Cascades, Oregon, USA. Corvallis: Oregon State University. 36 p. M.F. Thesis.