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NREL/ESS Publications: February 2016

This summary includes publications first published online and/or in print during February 2016. If a publication was missed for this period, please contact Amanda Morrison at

In Print

Hansen, Winslow D., William H. Romme, Aisha Ba, and Monica G. Turner. Shifting Ecological Filters Mediate Postfire Expansion of Seedling Aspen (Populus Tremuloides) in Yellowstone. Forest Ecology and Management 362 (February 15, 2016): 218–30. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2015.12.012.

Luizza, M. W., T. Wakie, P. H. Evangelista, and C. S. Jarnevich. 2016. Integrating local pastoral knowledge, participatory mapping, and species distribution modeling for risk assessment of invasive rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora) in Ethiopia’s Afar region. Ecology and Society 21(1):22.

Xiao, Derong, Chao Zhang, Liquan Zhang, Zhenchang Zhu, Kun Tian, and Wei Gao. Seed Dispersal Capacity and Post-dispersal Fate of the Invasive Spartina Alterniflora in Saltmarshes of the Yangtze Estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 169 (February 5, 2016): 158–63. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2015.11.032.


McNeeley, Shannon M., Tyler A. Beeton, and Dennis S. Ojima. Drought Risk and Adaptation in the Interior United States: Understanding the Importance of Local Context for Resource Management in Times of Drought. Weather, Climate, and Society, 2016. doi:10.1175/WCAS-D-15-0042.1.