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J. Morgan Varner

Adjunct Professor

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J. Morgan Varner

2013
Banwell, E.M., J.M. Varner, E.E. Knapp, R.W. Van Kirk. 2013. Spatial, seasonal, and diel forest floor moisture dynamics in Jeffrey pine-white fir forests of the Lake Tahoe Basin, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 305:11-20. Download


2013
Crotteau, J., J.M. Varner, and M. Ritchie. 2013. Post-fire regeneration across a fire severity gradient in the southern Cascades. Forest Ecology and Management 287: 103-112. Download


2013
Engber, E.A., J.M. Varner, C. Dugaw, L. Quinn-Davidson, and J.K. Hiers. 2013. Utility of an instantaneous moisture meter for duff moisture prediction in long-unburned longleaf pine forests. Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 37: 13-17. Download


2013
Kreye, J.K., J.M. Varner, C.J. Dugaw, J. Cao, J. Szecsei, and E.A. Engber. 2013. Pine cones facilitate ignition of forest floor duff. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 43: 512-516. Download


2013
Kreye, J.K., J.M. Varner, J.K. Hiers, J. Mola. 2013. Toward a mechanism for eastern North American forest mesophication: the role of litter drying. Ecological Applications 23:1976-1986. Download


2013
Kuljian, H., J.M. Varner. 2013. Foliar consumption across a sudden oak death chronosequence in laboratory fires. Fire Ecology 9(3):33-44. Download


2013
Metz, M., J.M. Varner, K.M. Frangiosa, R.K. Meentemeyer, D.M. Rizzo. 2013. Unexpected redwood mortality from synergies between wildfire and an emerging infectious disease. Ecology. 94:2152-2159.Download


2013
Perryman, H., C. Dugaw, J.M. Varner, and D. Johnson. 2013. A cellular automata model to link surface fires to firebrand lift-off and dispersal. International Journal of Wildland Fire 22: 428-439. Download


2013
Ryan, K.C., E.E. Knapp, and J.M. Varner. 2013. Prescribed fire in North American forests and woodlands: history, current practice, and challenges. Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment 11: e15-e24. Download


2012
Engber, E.A. and J.M Varner. 2012. Patterns of flammability of the California oaks: the role of leaf traits. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 1965-1975.


2012
Engber, E.A. and J.M. Varner. 2012. Reversing conifer encroachment with prescribed fire: shifting mortality models toward restoration targets. Restoration Ecology 20: 665-668. Download


2012
Engber, E.A., J.M. Varner. 2012. Patterns of flammability of the California oaks: the role of leaf traits. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42:1965-1975.


2012
Kreye, J.K., J.M. Varner, and E.E. Knapp. 2012. Moisture desorption in mechanically masticated fuels: effects of particle fracturing and fuelbed compaction. International Journal of Wildland Fire 21: 894-904. Download


2012
Milich, K.L., J.D. Stuart, J.M. Varner, K.L. Merriam. 2012. Seed viability and fire-related temperature regimes in interior California native cypresses. Fire Ecology 8: 107-124. Download


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