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Publications of 2014

Summary of Publications of TerreWEB in 2014

Refereed Journal Articles, Published

  • Yeaman, S; Hodgins, KA; Suren, H.; Nurkowski, KA; Rieseberg, LH; Holliday, JA; Aitken, SN (2014). Conservation and divergence of gene expression plasticity following ~140 million years of evolution in lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta) and interior spruce (Picea glauca x P. engelmannii) New Phytologist 203: 578-591
  • AR De La Torre, T Wang, B Jaquish, SN Aitken (2014). Adaptation and exogenous selection in a Picea glauca× Picea engelmannii hybrid zone: implications for forest management under climate change New Phytologist 201: 687-699
  • AR De La Torre, DR Roberts, SN Aitken (2014). Genome‐wide admixture and ecological niche modeling reveal the maintenance of species boundaries despite long history of interspecific gene flow Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12710
  • Yuan, W., Cai, W., Xia, J., Chen, J., Liu, S., Dong, W., Merbold, L., Law, B., Arain, A., Beringer, J., Bernhofer, C., Black, A., Blanken, P.D., Cescatti, A., Chen, Y., Francois, L., Gianelle, D., Janssens, I.A., Jung, M., Kato, T., Kiely, G., Liu, D., Marcolla, B., Montagnani, L., Raschi, A., Roupsard, O., Varlagin, A., Wohlfahrt, G. 2014. Global comparison of light use efficiency models for simulating terrestrial vegetation gross primary production based on the LaThuile database. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 192-193, 108-120.
  • Kasurinen, V., Alfredsen, K., Kolari, P., Mammarella, I., Alekseychik, P., Rinne, J., Vesala, T., Bernier, P., Boike, J., Langer, M., Marchesini, L.B., van Huissteden, K., Dolman, H., Sachs, T., Ohta, T., Varlagin, A., Rocha, A., Arain, A., Oechel, W., Lund, M., Grelle, A., Lindroth, A., Black, A., Aurela, M., Laurila, T., Lohila, A., Berninger, F. 2014. Latent heat exchange in the boreal and arctic biomes. Global Change Biol. 20, 3439-3456.
  • Zhou, Y., Ju, W., Sun, X., Hu, Z , Han, S., Black, T.A., Jassal, R.S. Wu, X. 2014. Close relationship between spectral vegetation indices and Vcmax in deciduous and mixed forests. Tellus B 2014, 66, 23279, http://dx.doi.org/10.3402/tellusb.v66.23279(accepted Mar 9, 2014).
  • Wu, C., Gaumont-Guay, D., Black, T.A., Jassal, R.S., Chen, J.M. Gonsamo, A. 2014. Soil respiration mapped by exclusively use of MODIS data for forest landscapes of Saskatchewan, Canada. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 94, 80–90.
  • Buglass, S. (2014). A study on the recovery of Tobago’s coral reefs following the 2010 mass bleaching event.
  • Banholzer, S., & Donner, S. (2014). The influence of different El Niño types on global average temperature. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(6), 2093-2099.
  • Banholzer, S., Kossin, J., & Donner, S. (2014). The Impact of Climate Change on Natural Disasters. In Reducing Disaster: Early Warning Systems For Climate Change (pp. 21-49). Springer Netherlands.
  • Crawford B., Christen A. (2014): ‘Spatial variability of carbon dioxide in the urban canopy layer and implications for flux measurements’. Atmos. Environ., 98, 308 – 322. → Article
  • Emmel C., Paul-Limoges, Bowler R., Black T.A., Christen A. (2014): ‘Vertical distribution of carbon dioxide sources and sinks in a recovering mountain pine beetle-attacked lodgepole pine stand’. Agr. Forest Meteorol., 195-196, 108-122. → Article
  • Christen A. (2014): ‘Atmospheric measurement techniques to quantify greenhouse gas emissions from cities’. Urban Climate, 10 (P2), 241–260. → Article
  • Krayenhoff S., Christen A., Martilli A., Oke T.R. (2014): ‘A multi-layer radiation model for urban neighbourhoods with trees’. Bound.-Layer Meteorol., 151 (1), 139-178. → Article
  • Lee, R, G. Bradfield, M. Krzic, R. Newman, and P. Cumming. 2014. Plant community – soil relationships in a topographically diverse grassland in southern interior British Columbia, Canada. Botany 92:837-845.
  • Emmel, C., Paul-Limoges, E., Bowler, R., Black, T. A., & Christen, A. (2014) Vertical distribution of carbon dioxide sources and sinks in a recovering mountain pine beetle-attacked lodgepole pine stand. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 195–196, 108-122, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.04.014.
  • Drake, Anna, Christine A. Rock, Sam P. Quinlan, Michaela Martin and David J. Green. 2014. Wind speed during migration influences the survival, timing of breeding, and productivity of a neotropical migrant, Setophaga petechia. PLoS ONE 9 (5): e97152
  • Jones, Teri B., Anna Drake, and David J. Green. 2014. Individual quality explains association between plumage colouration, arrival dates and mate acquisition in yellow warblers (Setophaga petechia). BMC Ecology 14 (1): 13.
  • Drake, Anna, Michaela Martin, and David J. Green. 2014. Winter habitat use does not influence spring arrival dates or the reproductive success of yellow warblers breeding in the arctic. Journal of Polar Biology 37 (2): 181-191.
  • King, C., Dordel, J., Krzic, M., and Simard, S.W. (2014). Integrating mobile-based learning into post-secondary education: using a mobile gaming application to enhance a forest ecology cJournal of Natural Resources & Life Sciences Education, doi:10.4195/nse2014.02.0004.
  • Lathuilliere, M.J., M.S. Johnson, G.L. Galford and E.G. Couto (2014). Environmental footprints show China and Europe’s evolving resource appropriation for soybean production in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Environmental Research Letters 9:074001. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/9/7/074001 pdf
  • Eykelbosh A.J., M.S. Johnson, E. Santos de Queiroz, H.J. Dalmagro and E.G.Couto (2014). Biochar from sugarcane filtercake reduces soil CO2 emissions relative to raw residue and improves water retention and nutrient availability in a highly-weathered tropical soil. PLoS ONE 9(6): e98523. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098523 pdf
  • Schwerdtfeger, J., M.S. Johnson, E.G. Couto, R.S.S. Amorim, L. Sanches, J.H. Campelo Júnior, and M. Weiler (2014). Inundation and groundwater dynamics for quantification of evaporative water loss in tropical wetlands. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 18:4407-4422. doi: 10.5194/hess-18-4407-2014 pdf
  • Schwerdtfeger, J., M. Weiler, M.S. Johnson, and E.G. Couto (2014). Estimating water balance components of tropical wetland lakes in the Pantanal dry season, Brazil. Hydrological Sciences Journal 59:2158-2172. doi: 10.1080/02626667.2013.870665 pdf
  • Christen A., Jassal R., Black A.T., Grant N., Hawthorne I., Johnson M.S., Ketler R., Lee S-C., Merkens M., Moore R.D., Nesic Z., Schmid K., Stevenson A., Wang Y. (2014). Quantifying summertime greenhouse gases fluxes from soils in various stages of restoration in the Burns Bog Ecological Conservancy Area. Scientific report prepared for the Metro Vancouver Department of Planning, Policy and Environment. December 2014, 64pp. doi: 10.13140/2.1.3977.5042 pdf
  • Newman, R.F., M. Krzic, and B.M. Wallace. 2014. Differing effects of biosolids on native plants in grasslands of southern British Columbia. J. Environm. Qual. 43:1672-1678.
  • Krzic M., J. Wilson, N. Basiliko, A, Bedard-Haughn, E. Hymphreys, S. Dyanatkar, Paul Hazlett, R. Strivelli, C. Crowley, and L. Dampier. 2014. Soil 4 Youth: Charting New Territory in Canadian High School Soil Science Education. Natural Sci. Edu 43:73-80.
  • Krzic, M., S.F. Lamagna, R.F. Newman G. Bradfield, B. Wallace. 2014. Long-term grazing effects on rough fescue grassland soils in southern British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 94: 337-345
  • Iverson, M., M. Krzic, and A.A. Bomke. 2014. A framework for site assessment guides for urban impacted soils: A Vancouver case study. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 5(1):1-11.
  • Emma, P . Holmes and L.M. (Les) Lavkulich.2014.The effects of naturally occurring acids on the surfaceproperties of chrysotile asbestos. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A, 49: 1445–1452
  • Jean-Thomas Cornelis, Dominique Weis, Les Lavkulich, Marie-Liesse Vermeire, Bruno Delvaux and Jane Barling. 2014. Silicon isotopes record dissolution and re-precipitation of pedogenic clay minerals in a podzolic soil chronosequence. Geoderma 235-236: 19-25. ,
  • Grand, Stephanie, Robert Hudson and L.M.(Les) Lavkulich. 2014. Effects of forest harvest on soil nutrients and labile ions in Podzols of southwestern Canada: Mean and dispersion effects. Catena 122: 18-26.
  • S. M. Y. Baugé, L. M. (Les) Lavkulich, J. E. Wilson, H. E. Schreier.2014. Comparison of surface properties of synthetic and soil struvite. Can. J.Soil Sci. 94(2): 169-176,
  • Lavkulich, Les M., Hanspeter E. Schreier and Julie Wilson. 2014.Effects of natural acids on the surface properties of asbestos minerals and kaolinite. J. Environ. Science and Health, Part A, 49:617- 624.
  • Roa-García, Maria Cecilia, Sandra Brown, L.M. Lavkulich. 2014. Stream closure and water allocation in the Colombian Andes. International Journal of Water. 8:128-148.
  • Mathys, A., Coops, N. C., & Waring, R. H. (2014). Soil water availability effects on the distribution of 20 tree species in western North America. Forest Ecology and Management, 313, 144-152.
  • Waring, R. H., Coops, N. C., Mathys, A., Hilker, T., & Latta, G. (2014). Process-based modeling to assess the effects of recent climatic variation on site productivity and forest function across Western North America. Forests, 5(3), 518-534.
  • Hilker, T., Hall, F. G., Coops, N. C., Black, A. T., Jassal, R., Mathys, A., & Grant, N. (2014). Potentials and limitations for estimating daytime ecosystem respiration by combining tower-based remote sensing and carbon flux measurements. Remote Sensing of Environment, 150, 44-52.
  • Mahony, C. 2014. Cost-Benefit Analysis of Assisted Migration Using Climate-Based Seed Transfer. In Nelson, H. and N. Hotte (Eds.), Economic Instruments for Adaptation to Climate Change. Report to Natural Resources Canada.
  • Mackillop, D., W. MacKenzie, and Mahony, C. 2014. Leveraging BEC for Climate Change Adaptation. BC Forest Professional Magazine.
  • Meyer, G., Black, T.A., Nesic, Z., et al. (2014). What have we learnt from carbon and water flux measurements following the recent mountain pine beetle epidemic in BC?. TerreWEB Open House Poster Session, Vancouver, BC, 25 Nov 2014.
  • Meyer, G., Black, T.A., Nesic, Z., Jassal, R.S., Grant, N.J., Fredeen, A.L., Spittlehouse, D.L., Christen, A., Brown, M.G., Mathys, A., Emmel, C., Bowler, R. (2014). What have we learnt from carbon and water flux measurements following the recent mountain pine beetle epidemic in BC? 31st Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology/ 2ndConference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences Poster Session, Portland,OR, 12-15 May 2014.
  • Fredeen, A., Black, T.A., Meyer, G., Klopp, W. 2014. Striking the right bioenergy balance: promoting healthier carbon stores in our forests and forest product streams. PICS Research Project Final Report. Nov 2014.
  • Prescott, C.E, and K. Weese (2014). Crossing the Divide: Engaging scientists and policy-makers in adapting forest management to climate change in British Columbia Forestry Chronicle 90:61-67
  • Kishchuk, Barbara, Sylvie Quideau, Yonghe Wang, and Cindy Prescott (2014). Long-term soil response to variable-retention harvesting in the EMEND (Ecosystem Management Emulating Natural Disturbance) experiment, northwestern Alberta Canadian Journal of Soil Science 94: 263-279
  • Prescott, C.E. (2014). The scientific value of long-term field trials in forest soils and nutrition research: an opportunist’s perspective Canadian Journal of Soil Science 94: 255-262
  • Philpott TJ, CE Prescott, WK Chapman and SJ Grayston (2014). Nitrogen translocation and accumulation by a cord-forming fungus (Hypholoma fasciculare) into simulated woody debris Forest Ecology and Management 315: 121-128
  • Speratti, A., M.-S. Turmel, A. Calegari, C.F. Araujo-Junior, A. Violic, P. Wall, and B. Govaerts. 2014. Conservation Agriculture in Latin America. In Farooq, M. and K.H.M. Siddique (ed.) Conservation Agriculture. Springer International Publishing. p.391-415.
  • Vellend, M., Srivastava, D. S., Anderson, K. M., Brown, C. D., Jankowski, J.E., Kleynhans, E. J., Kraft, N. J. B., Letaw, A. D., Macdonald, A. A. M., Maclean, J. E., Myers-Smith, I. H., Norris, A. R. and Xue, X. 2014. Assessing the relative importance of neutral stochasticity in ecological communities. Oikos. doi: 10.1111/oik.01493
  • Norris, A.R., and Martin, K. 2014. Direct and indirect effects of an insect outbreak increase the reproductive output for an avian insectivore, the red-breasted nuthatch Sitta canadensis. Journal of Avian Biology, 45: 280–290.
  • Treu, R., Karst, J., Randall, M., Pec, G.J., Cigan, P., Simard, S.W., Cooke, J., Erbilgin, N., and Cahill Jr., J.F. (2014). Decline of ectomycorrhizal fungi following mountain pine beetle infestation. Ecology, 95:1096–1103.
  • Barker, J.S., Simard, S.W., and Jones, M.D. (2014). Clearcutting and wildfire have comparable effects on growth of directly seeded interior Douglas-fir. Forest Ecology & Management, 331: 188-195.
  • King, C., Dordel, J., Krzic, M., and Simard, S.W. (2014). Integrating mobile-based learning into post-secondary education: using a mobile gaming application to enhance a forest ecology course. Journal of Natural Resources & Life Sciences Education, doi:10.4195/nse2014.02.0004.
  • Hagerman, S and Satterfield, T (2014) Agreed but not preferred: Expert views on taboo options for biodiversity conservation given climate change. Ecological Applications, 24(3): 548-559.
  • Witter, R and Satterfield, T (2014) Invisible Losses and the Logics of Resettlement CompensationConservation Biology, 0: 1-9.

Refereed Journal Articles, Submitted:

  • Aitken, S.N. and Simard, S.W. 2014. Sustainable forests: the fabric of Canadian landscapes. Alternatives Journal, in press.
  • Norris, A.R., S. Pokorny, K. E. H. Aitken, and K. Martin. Evaluating nest box addition as a population augmentation strategy for Tree Swallows, Tachycineta bicolor. Revisions submitted to Journal of Field Ornithology, September 2014

Book chapters:

  • Speratti, A., M.-S. Turmel, A. Calegari, C.F. Araujo-Junior, A. Violic, P. Wall, and B. Govaerts. 2014. Conservation Agriculture in Latin America. In Farooq, M. and K.H.M. Siddique (ed.) Conservation Agriculture. Springer International Publishing. p.391-415.

Conferences Presentations and Posters:

  • Simard, S.W (2014). The Future of B.C.’s Forests – disaster or opportunity. Member of Parliament, Joyce Murray,
  • Simard, S.W (2014). Forests matter to us. Brinkman Reforestation Group,
  • Simard, S.W (2014). The roots of forest wisdom. Nature Conservancy Canada for “Why forests matter and YOU! A Vancouver event”, Vancouver, Canada
  • Simard, S.W (2014). “Forests matter to us”. Presentation by lab group to Brinkman Reforestation Group,
  • Simard, S.W (2014). Common mycelial networks and their importance for forest function. North American Mycological Society, United States
  • Simard, S.W (2014). Networks of life. International Forestry Students Symposium 2014 (IFSS 2014),
  • Simard, S.W (2014). Broadleaf Brushing Studies in the Kootenays. British Columbia Timber Sales, Cast;egar, Canada
  • Simard, S.W (2014). The Science, Art and Meaning of Forest Wisdom. 13th Annual International Bioethics Forum, Madison, United States
  • Simard, S.W (2014). Healing networks: What we can learn from forests. Women’s Arboriculture Conference, Harrison Lake, Canada
  • Simard, S.W (2014). Wired for Healing. Brinkman Group AGM, Squamish, Canada
  • Simard, S.W (2014). Species Interactions in Developing Stands. UBC Forestry, Vancouver, Canada
  • “A Mobile Sensor Network to Map CO2 in Urban Environments”. Lee, JK. (Presenting Author), Christen, A., Nesic, Z., Ketler, R. Poster. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, Ca. December 2014.
  • “Seasonal variations in δ13C and δ18O of atmospheric CO2 measured in the urban boundary layer over Vancouver, Canada in relation to fuel emissions”. Christen A., Lee JK (Presenting Author)., Ketler, R., Nesic, Z., Schwendenmann L., Semmens, C. Poster. American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, Ca. December 2014
  • Emmel, C.; Nesic, Z.; Ketler, R.; Black, A. and Christen, A (2014) Flux-Gradient Relationships in an Open-Canopy Lodgepole Pine Stand after Insect Attack. Presented at the 31st Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 2014
  • Meyer, G., Black, T.A., Nesic, Z., et al. (2014). What have we learnt from carbon and water flux measurements following the recent mountain pine beetle epidemic in BC?. TerreWEB Open House Poster Session, Vancouver, BC, 25 Nov 2014.
  • Meyer, G., Black, T.A., Nesic, Z., Jassal, R.S., Grant, N.J., Fredeen, A.L., Spittlehouse, D.L., Christen, A., Brown, M.G., Mathys, A., Emmel, C., Bowler, R. (2014). What have we learnt from carbon and water flux measurements following the recent mountain pine beetle epidemic in BC? 31st Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology/ 2ndConference on Atmospheric Biogeosciences Poster Session, Portland,OR, 12-15 May 2014.
  • Hoffman, D., Krzic, M., Lavkulich, L., Schmidt, M., Nashon, S.M., 2014. Using YouTube to connect cyber students to the forest floor. Poster/Audio-Visual/Interactive Presentation, TerreWEB Open House, UBC, Vancouver, BC, 25/11/2014
  • Hoffman, D., 2014. Web-based educational tool for forest floor description and humus form classification. Oral Presentation, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Soil Education and Outreach Division, Long Beach, CA, 03/11/2014
  • Hoffman, D., Krzic, M., Lavkulich, L., Schmidt, M., Nashon, S.M., 2014. From forest to classroom: A web based educational tool for forest floor description and humus form classification. Poster Presentation, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Computer Assisted Teaching and Learning: Applications in Soil Science, Long Beach, CA, 03/11/2014
  • Krzic, M., Hoffman, D., Wilson, J., Schmidt, M., Lavkulich, L., 2014. Bringing forest floor & humus form classification to life using multimedia and mobile based learning. Poster Presentation, Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings, Computer Assisted Teaching and Learning: Applications in Soil Science, Long Beach, CA, 03/11/2014
  • Hoffman, D., 2014. Teaching forest floor with web-based learning. Seminar, Soil Science Seminar Series, UBC, Vancouver, BC, 31/10/2014
  • Hoffman, D., 2014. How do different soil textures arise and how are they managed differently in agriculture? Presentation to Land, Food and Community students, Kitzel Farm, White Rock, BC, 28/10/2014
  • Krzic, M., Wilson, J., Hoffman, D., 2014. Healthy soil, healthy environment. Workshop, Catalyst For Science: Quality Science Professional Development, Organized by Teachers, for Teachers, H.J. Cambie Secondary School, Richmond, BC, 24/10/2014
  • Hoffman, D., 2014. How are soil formation factors and horizons related to food quality? Presentation to Land, Food and Community students, UBC Farm, Vancouver, BC, 07/10/2014
  • Wilson, J., Oka, G., Hoffman, D., Amerongen Maddison, J., 2014. Fun with soil at the farm. Workshop, Day at the Farm, Westham Island Herb Farm, Delta, BC, 06/09/2014
  • Hoffman, D., Krzic, M., Lavkulich, L., Schmidt, M., Nashon, S.M., 2014. Development of a web based educational tool for forest floor description and humus form classification. Poster Presentation, Canadian Soil Science Society Annual Meetings, Banff, AB, 06/05/2014.
  • Zustovic M. “3 months in the dry, semi-arid South of Spain”, Seminar: TerreWEB seminar series, Presentation date: September 11, 2014
  • Zustovic M.“Regeneration potential of interior Douglas-fir and the role of Mycorrhizal networks in response to different sized forest canopy gaps”, Conference: TerreWEB open house, Presentation date: Nov. 25, 2014

Others:

  • Fredeen, A., Black, T.A., Meyer, G., Klopp, W. 2014. Striking the right bioenergy balance: promoting healthier carbon stores in our forests and forest product streams. PICS Research Project Final Report. Nov 2014.
  • Amerongen Maddison J, Adderley C, Catamo A. 2014. Shroomroot. Video game. Available on both Google Play and at shroomroot.com/game.html

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