Publications

Journal articles

Refsland, T.K. and J. H. Cushman. Continent-wide synthesis of the long-term population dynamics of quaking aspen in the face of accelerating human impacts. In press: Oecologia.

Pellegrini, A.F.A., T.K. Refsland, C. Averill, C. Terrer, A.C. Staver, D.G. Brockway, A. Caprio, W. Clatterbuck, C. Coetsee, J.D. Haywood, S.E. Hobbie, W.A. Hoffmann, J. Kush, T. Lewis, W.K. Moser, S.T. Overby, B. Patterson, K.G. Peay, P.B. Reich, C. Ryan, M.A.S. Sayer, B. Scharenbroch, T. Schoennagel, G.R. Smith, K. Stephan, C. Swanston, M.G. Turner, T.M. Varner, and R.B. Jackson. 2021. Decadal changes in fire frequencies shift tree communities and functional traits. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Refsland, T.K., B. Knapp, K. Stephan and J.M. Fraterrigo. 2020. Sixty-five years of fire manipulation reveals climate and fire interact to determine growth rates of Quercus spp. Ecosphere 11(11).

Cushman, J. H., L. Sanders and T.K. Refsland. 2020. Long-term and interactive effects of different mammalian consumers on growth, survival and recruitment of dominant tree species. Ecology & Evolution 10(16).

Refsland, T.K. and J.M. Fraterrigo. 2018. Fire increases drought vulnerability of Quercus alba seedlings by altering forest microclimate and nitrogen availability. Functional Ecology 32(10).

Refsland, T.K. and J. M. Fraterrigo. 2017. Both canopy and understory traits act as response-effect traits in fire-managed forests. Ecosphere 8(12).


Journal articles – in revision, review or preparation

Refsland, T.K. and J. H. Cushman. Cross-continental responses of pioneer tree species to interactions among climate change and disturbance in high-latitude forests. In preparation

Refsland, T.K., Dale Brockway, Jeff Glitz, Tom Lewis, Kirsten Stephan, and Jennifer Fraterrigo. Fire-driven filtering of plant functional traits and consequences for forest drought vulnerability. In preparation

Reikowski, E.S., T.K. Refsland, and J.H. Cushman. Herbivory by domestic and wild ungulates as drivers of aspen recruitment and understory composition through arid montane landscapes. In preparation

Macdonald, J., T.K. Refsland, C.A. Halsch, and J.H. Cushman. Landscape-level drivers of trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) survival, growth, and recruitment in the Intermountain West. In preparation.