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Publications/Reports

2020 Forest management under megadrought: urgent needs at finer-scale and higher-intensity
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jason P. Field et al.
2018 Effects of climate change on ecological disturbance in the Northern Rockies (Chapter 7)
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Rachel A. Loehman et al.
2017 Fine‐scale spatial climate variation and drought mediate the likelihood of reburning
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Sean A. Parks et al.
2017 Analog-based fire regime and vegetation shifts in mountainous regions of the western US
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Sean A. Parks et al.
2017 Human presence diminishes the importance of climate in driving fire activity across the United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Alexandra D. Syphard et al.
2017 Wildfire–vegetation dynamics affect predictions of climate change impact on bird communities
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Adrián Regos et al.
2017 Disturbance and productivity interactions mediate stability of forest composition and structure
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Christopher D. O'Connor et al.
2017 Effects of climate oscillations on wildland fire potential in the continental United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Shelby A. Mason et al.
2017 Effects of climate change on rangeland vegetation in the northern Rockies
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Matthew C. Reeves et al.
2017 Selective breeding of lodgepole pine increases growth and maintains climatic adaptation
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Ian R. MacLachlan et al.
2017 Climate change and the eco-hydrology of fire: will area burned increase in a warming western USA?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Donald McKenzie et al.
2017 Disturbances catalyze the adaptation of forest ecosystems to changing climate conditions
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Dominik Thom et al.
2016 Using scientific conferences to engage the public on climate change
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jeffrey A. Hicke et al.
2016 How will climate change affect wildland fire severity in the western US?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Sean A. Parks et al.
2016 Attribution of extreme weather events in the context of climate change - Report in brief
Technical Report or White Paper
Committee on Extreme Weather Events and Climate Change Attribution
2016 Spatial coherence of extreme precipitation events in the Northwestern United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Lauren E. Parker et al.
2016 A new method comparing snowmelt timing with annual area burned
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Donal S. O'Leary et al.
2016 Global trends in wildfire and its impacts: perceptions versus realities in a changing world
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Stefan H. Doerr et al.
2016 Increasing western US forest wildfire activity: sensitivity to changes in the timing of spring
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Anthony L. Westerling
2016 Particulate air pollution from wildfires in the western US under climate change
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jia Coco Liu et al.
2016 Human-caused climate change is now a key driver of forest fire activity in the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Brian J. Harvey
2015 Climate-induced variations in global wildfire danger from 1979 to 2013
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
William Matt Jolly et al.
2015 Impacts of changing fire regimes in the alpine treeline ecotone
Technical Report or White Paper
Donald McKenzie et al.
2015 Future mega-fires and smoke impacts
Technical Report or White Paper
Narasimhan K. Larkin et al.
2015 The climate space of fire regimes in north-western North America
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Ellen Whitman et al.
2015 Improved Bias Correction Techniques for Hydrological Simulations of Climate Change
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
David W. Pierce et al.
2015 The cost of climate change: ecosystem services and wildland fires
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Christine Lee et al.
2015 The potential impact of regional climate change on fire weather in the United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Ying Tang et al.
2015 Climate-induced variations in global wildfire danger from 1979 to 2013
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
William Matt Jolly et al.
2015 Climate change presents increased potential for very large fires in the contiguous United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Renaud Barbero et al.
2014 Seasonal climate variability and change in the Pacific Northwest of the United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
John T. Abatzoglou et al.
2014 The climate-wildfire-air quality system: interactions and feedbacks across spatial and temporal scales
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
E. Natasha Stavros et al.
2014 Briefing: climate and wildfire in western U.S. forests
Technical Report or White Paper
Anthony L. Westerling et al.
2014 Climate and very large wildland fires in the contiguous western USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
E. Natasha Stavros et al.
2014 Climate change impacts on fire regimes and key ecosystem services in Rocky Mountain forests
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Monique E. Rocca et al.
2014 A primer on global climate-change science
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
John T. Abatzoglou et al.
2014 Climate change effects, adaptation, and mitigation
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
John T. Abatzoglou et al.
2014 Observed changes in false springs over the contiguous United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Alexander G. Peterson et al.
2014 Current climate and recent trends
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Kelly T. Redmond et al.
2013 Managing forests and fire in changing climates
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Scott L. Stephens et al.
2013 Climate change in the Northwest
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Philip W. Mote et al.
2013 Climate change and wildfires
Conference Proceedings, Technical Report or White Paper
William J. de Groot et al.
2013 Evaluation of CMIP5 20th century climate simulations for the Pacific Northwest USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
David E. Rupp et al.
2013 The climate velocity of the contiguous United States during the 20th century
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Solomon Z. Dobrowski et al.
2013 Climatic stress increases forest fire severity across the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Phillip J. van Mantgem et al.
2012 Chapter 2: Effects of climatic variability and change
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
Michael G. Ryan et al.
2012 Climate extremes and their linkage to regional drought over Idaho, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Mohammad Sohrabi et al.
2011 Synthesis of knowledge: fire history and climate change
Synthesis, Technical Report or White Paper
William T. Sommers et al.
2011 Changes in climatic water balance drive downhill shifts in plant species optimum elevations
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Shawn M. Crimmins et al.
2011 Continued warming could transform Greater Yellowstone fire regimes by mid-21st century
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Anthony L. Westerling et al.
2011 Climate change in western US deserts: potential for increased wildfire and invasive annual grasses
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
John T. Abatzoglou et al.
2011 Empirical downscaling of daily minimum air temperature at very fine resolutions in complex terrain
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Zachary A. Holden et al.
2011 Influence of the PNA on declining mountain snowpack in the western United States
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
John T. Abatzoglou
2010 A century of climate and ecosystem change in Western Montana: what do temperature trends portend?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Gregory T. Pederson et al.
2009 Climate and wildfire area burned in western U.S. ecoprovinces, 1916-2003
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jeremy S. Littell et al.
2009 How much influence does landscape-scale physiography have on air temperature in a mountain environment?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Solomon Z. Dobrowski et al.
2009 Learning the rhythm of the seasons in the face of global change: phenological research in the 21st century
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Jeffrey T. Morrisette et al.
2008 Multi-season climate synchronized forest fires throughout the 20th century, Northern Rockies, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Penelope Morgan et al.
2008 Climate and forest wildfire in the western US
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Anthony L. Westerling
2008 Multi-season climate synchronized historical fires in dry forests (1650-1900), Northern Rockies, USA
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Emily K. Heyerdahl et al.
2008 Climate drivers of regionally synchronous fires in the inland northwest (1651-1900)
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Emily K. Heyerdahl et al.
2007 Climate Change: what it means for us, our children, and our grandchildren
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
J.F.C. DiMento et al.
2006 Planetary wave breaking and nonlinear reflection: seasonal cycle and interannual variability
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
John T. Abatzoglou et al.
2006 Is global warming causing more, larger wildfires?
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Steven W. Running
2006 Warming and earlier spring increase western U.S. forest wildfire activity
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Anthony L. Westerling et al.
2004 Climatic changes, wildfire, and conservation
Book or Chapter or Journal Article, Synthesis
Donald McKenzie et al.
2001 Climate change and forest disturbances
Book or Chapter or Journal Article
Virginia H. Dale et al.
Climate change 2014: Mitigation of climate change
Book or Chapter or Journal Article

Management Documents

Upcoming Events

Québec RE3 Conference
June 19, 2021 to June 24, 2021

Past Events

Fire in the Crown of the Continent
March 22, 2021 to March 26, 2021
Learning about Resilient Futures - Missoula
February 20, 2020 to February 21, 2020
10th Annual Northwest Climate Conference
October 8, 2019 to October 10, 2019
12th Fire and Forest Meteorology Symposium
May 15, 2018 to May 18, 2018
7th Annual Northwest Climate Conference
November 14, 2016 to November 16, 2016
43rd Natural Areas Conference
October 18, 2016 to October 21, 2016
Water and fire: impact of climate change
April 10, 2016 to April 11, 2016
2016 Crown Managers Partnership Annual Forum
March 15, 2016 to March 17, 2016
2016 Rocky Mountain Land Use Institute Conference
March 10, 2016 to March 11, 2016
Forest Health in Oregon: State of the State
February 16, 2016 to February 17, 2016
2015 MSU Extension Climate Science Conference
December 8, 2015 to December 10, 2015
Sixth Annual Pacific Northwest Climate Science Conference
November 3, 2015 to November 5, 2015
2015 Open Science Conference
May 20, 2015 to May 22, 2015