Selected Publications

Davis, E.L., C.J. Courtney Mustaphi, A. Gall, M.F.J. Pisaric, J.C. Vermaire and K.A. Moser (2016). Determinants of fire activity during the last 3500 yr at a wildlandeurban interface, Alberta, Canada. Quaternary Research: 247-259.

Stretch, V., Z. Gedalof, J. Cockburn and M.F.J. Pisaric (2016). Sensitivity of reconstructed fire histories to detection criteria in mixed-severity landscapes. Forest Ecology and Management 379: 61-69.

Courtney Mustaphi, C.J., Z. Gedalof, L.D. Daniels and M.F.J. Pisaric (2015). Paleoecological and sedimentological data from: “A classification for macroscopic charcoal morphologies found in Holocene lacustrine sediments”. Open Quaternary 1: DOI:

Hook, B.A., J. Halfar, Z. Gedalof, J. Bollmann and D.J. Schulze (2015). Stable isotope paleoclimatology of the earliest Eocene using kimberlite-hosted mummified wood from the Canadian Subarctic. Biogeosciences 12: 5899-5914, doi:5810.5194/bg-5812-5899-2015

Hook, B.A., J. Halfar, J. Bollmann, Z. Gedalof, M.A. Rahman, J. Reyes and D.J. Schulze (2015). Extraction of α-cellulose from mummified wood for stable isotopic analysis. Chemical Geology 405: 19-27.

Marcoux, H.M., L.D. Daniels, S.E. Gergel, E. Da Silva, Z. Gedalof and P.F. Hessburg (2015). Differentiating mixed- and high-severity fire regimes in mixed-conifer forests of the Canadian Cordillera. Forest Ecology and Management 341: 45-58.

Al-Bakri, J.T., L. Brown, Z. Gedalof, A. Berg, W. Nickling, S. Khresat, M. Salahatd and H. Saoub (2014). Modelling desertification risk in the north-west of Jordan using geospatial and remote sensing techniques. Geomatics, Natural Hazards and Risk: DOI:10.1080/19475705.19472014.19945102.

Hager, H.A., S.E. Sinasac, Z. Gedalof and J.A. Newman (2014). Predicting potential global distributions of two Miscanthus grasses: Implications for horticulture, biofuel production, and biological invasions. PLoS ONE 9: doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0100032.

Pellatt, M.G. and Z. Gedalof (2014). Environmental change in Garry oak (Quercus garryana) ecosystems: the evolution of an eco-cultural landscape. Biodiversity and Conservation 23: 2053–2067.

Brice, B., K. K. Lorion, D. Griffin, A. K. Macalady, C. H. Guiterman, J. H. Speer, L. R. Benakoun, A. Cutter, M. E. Hart, M. P. Murray, S. E. Nash, R. Shepard, A. K. Stewart and H. Wang.Signal strength in sub-annual tree-ring chronologies from Pinus ponderosa in northern New Mexico. Tree-Ring Research 69: 81-86.

Hook, B., J. Halfar, Z.. Gedalof and J. Bollmann (2013). Controlled breaking of mummified wood for use in paleoenvironmental analysis.Tree-Ring Research 69: 87-92.

Wettstein, J.J., J.S. Littell, J.M. Wallace and Z. Gedalof (2011). Coherent region-, species-, and frequency-dependent local climate signals in Northern Hemisphere tree-ring widths. Journal of Climate. 24: 5998-6012.

Gedalof, Z. (2011). Climate and Spatial Patterns of Wildfire. The Landscape Ecology of Fire. D. McKenzie, D. Falk and C. Miller, Eds., Springer: 89-116.  Buy at Amazon

Newman, J.A., M. Anand, H.A.L. Henry, S. Hunt and Z. Gedalof (2011). Climate Change Biology. Cambridge, CABI.  Buy at Amazon

Gedalof, Z. and A.A. Berg. 2010. Tree ring evidence for a limited direct CO2 fertilization effect. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 24: GB3027, doi:10.1029/2009GB003699.

Falk, D.A., E.K. Heyerdahl, P.M. Brown, T.W. Swetnam, E.K. Sutherland, Z. Gedalof, L. Yocom and T.J. Brown (2010). Fire and climate variation in western North America from fire-scar and tree-ring networks. PAGES. 18: 70-72.

Prichard, S. J., Z. Gedalof, W. W. Oswald, and D. L. Peterson. 2009. Holocene fire and vegetation dynamics in a montane forest, North Cascade Range, Washington, USA. Quaternary Research. 72:57-67.

Gedalof, Z., D.J. Smith and M.G. Pellatt (2006). From prairie to forest: three centuries of environmental change at Rocky Point, Vancouver Island, BC. Northwest Science. 80: 34-46.

Gedalof, Z., D.L. Peterson and N.J. Mantua (2005). Atmospheric, climatic and ecological controls on extreme wildfire years in the northwestern United States. Ecological Applications. 15: 154-174.

Gedalof, Z. and D. Smith (2005). Controls on High-Elevation Treeline in Westernmost Canada.  Guest Statement. Environmental Change and Challenge. P. Dearden and B. Mitchell, Eds. Canada, Oxford University Press: 75-76.

Melling, H., D.A. Riedel and Z. Gedalof (2005). Trends in the draft and extent of seasonal pack ice, Canadian Beaufort Sea. Geophysical Research Letters. 32: doi:10.1029/2005GL024483.

Gedalof, Z., D.L. Peterson and N.J. Mantua (2004). Columbia River flow and drought since 1750. Journal of the American Water Resources Association. 40: 1579-1592.

McKenzie, D., Z. Gedalof, D.L. Peterson and P. Mote (2004). Climatic Change, Wildfire, and Conservation. Conservation Biology. 18: 890-902.

Gedalof, Z., N.J. Mantua and D.L. Peterson (2002). A multi-century perspective of variability in the Pacific Decadal Oscillation: new insights from tree rings and coral. Geophysical Research Letters. 29: doi:10.1029/2002GL015824.

Gedalof, Z. and D.J. Smith (2001). Dendroclimatic Response of Mountain Hemlock (Tsuga mertensiana ) in Pacific North America. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 31: 322-332.

Gedalof, Z. and D.J. Smith (2001). Interdecadal climate variability and regime-scale shifts in Pacific North America. Geophysical Research Letters. 28: 1515-1518.

Gedalof, Z. and D. Smith (1999). Interdecadal climate variability in the Northeast Pacific interpreted from tree-rings. Decoding Canada's Environmental Past:  Adaptation Lessons Based on Changing Trends and Extremes in Climate and Biodiversity.  Number Two. D.C. MacIvor, Ed. Downsview, Ont., Atmospheric Environment Service, Environment Canada: 49-58.

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