(50) Anderegg, L.D.L & J. HilleRisLambers. Drought stress limits the geographic ranges of two tree species via different physiological mechanisms. In press: Global Change Biology.

(49) Larson, A.J., J.A. Lutz, D.C. Donato, J.F. Frankin, J.A. Freund, M.E. Harmon, J. HilleRisLambers, R.J. Pabst, D.G. Sprugel & M.E. Swanson. Spatial aspects of tree mortality strongly differ between young and old-growth forests. In press: Ecology.

(48) HilleRisLambers, J., L.D.L. Anderegg1, I. Breckheimer1, K. Burns1, A.K. Ettinger1, K.R. Ford1, S. Kroiss. Implications of climate change for turnover in forest composition. In press: Northwest Science.

(47) Kroiss, S. & J HilleRisLambers. 2015. The importance of recruitment and microsite limitation for conifer regeneration in a warming world. Ecology 96(5) 1286-1297.

(46) J. HilleRisLambers. 2015. Extinction risks from climate change. Science 348(6234): 501-502. [pdf]

(45) Theobald, E.J. A. Crowe, J. HilleRisLambers, M. Wenderoth, S. Freeman. 2015. Women learn more from local than global examples of the biological impacts of climate change. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13(3): 132-137

(44) Theobald, E.J., A.K. Ettinger, L. Berg, H. Burgess, H. Nelson, N. Schmidt, C. Wagner, J. HilleRisLambers, J. Tewksbury, & J. Parrish. 2015. Global change and local solutions: tapping the unrealized potential of citizen science for biodiversity research. Biological Conservation 181:236-244.

(43) Yelenik, S.G., B.P. Colman, J.M. Levine, & J. HilleRisLambers. 2014. A mechanism for R*: plant and microbial nitrogen uptake and plant competition. Plos One: 9(8) 
e106059 [pdf].

(42) Borer, E. & 55 authors (including J. HilleRisLambers). 2014. Herbivores and nutrients control grassland plant diversity via light limitation. Nature 508(7497) 517-522. 

(41) Harsch, M., Y. Zhou, J. HilleRisLambers & M. Kot. 2014. Keeping pace with climate warming: the roles of generation time, dispersal ability, and life-history strategies. The American Naturalist
184:25-37. [pdf]

(40) Waters, S., S. Eshe, & J. HilleRisLambers. Invaded floral neighborhoods alter pollinator-mediated interactions between native and exotic plants. Oikos 123(4): 433-440. [pdf]

(39) HilleRisLambers, J, K. Ford, D. Haak, M. Horwith, A. Ettinger, B. Miner, H. Rogers, K. Sheldon, S. Water, S. Yang, & J. Tewksbury. 2013. Accidental experiments: ecological and evolutionary insights and opportunities derived from anthropogenic change. Oikos 122(12): 1649-1661. [pdf]

(38) HilleRisLambers, J., K.R. Ford, A.K. Ettinger, E.T. Theobald, & M. Harsch. 2013. How will biotic interactions influence climate change-induced range shifts? In press: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1297: 112-125. (invited contribution for an NSF funded workshop on climate change and species interactions). [pdf]

(37) Ford, K.R., Ettinger, A.K., Lundquist, J.D., Raleigh, M.S. & J. HilleRisLambers. 2013. Spatial heterogeneity in climate variables at coarse and fine scales. Plos One: 8(6) e65008. [pdf]

(36) Caves E., S. Kemp-Jennings, J HilleRisLambers, J.J. Tewksbury and H.S. Rogers. 2013. The role of birds in forest regeneration: Dispersal of native seeds into secondary forest in the Mariana Islands. PLos ONE 8(5) e65618. [pdf]   

(35) Ettinger, A.K & J. HilleRisLambers. Climate isn’t everything: competitive interactions and variation by life stage will also affect range shifts in a warming world. (invited contribution for a Special Issue, Global Biological Change, in American Journal of Botany100(7): 1344-1355. [pdf]

(34) Ibanez, I., E.S. Gornish, L. Buckley, D.M. Debinski, J. Hellmann, B. Helmuth, J. HilleRisLambers, A.M. Latimer, A.J. Miller-Rushing, & M. Uriarte. 2012. Moving forward in global change ecology: capitalizing on natural variability. Ecology & Evolution 3(1): 170-181 [pdf]
(33) HilleRisLambers, J., P.B. Adler, W.S. Harpole, J. Levine, M. Mayfield. 2012. Rethinking community assembly through the lens of coexistence theory. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 43: 227-248 [pdf]

(32) Rogers, H., J. HilleRisLambers & J. Tewksbury. 'Natural Experiment' demonstrates top down control of spiders by birds on a landscape level. 2012. PLoS ONE 7(9): e43446. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043446 [pdf]

(31) O’Brien, A., A.K. Ettinger, & J. HilleRisLambers. 2012. Conifer growth and reproduction in urban forest fragments: predictors of future response of Pacific Northwest forests to global change? Urban Ecosystems 15(4): 879-891 [pdf]

(30) Adler, P.B. & 58 authors (including J. HilleRisLambers) 2011. Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness. Science 333: 1750-1753. [pdf]

(29) Ettinger, A.K., K.R. Ford & J. HilleRisLambers. 2011. Climate determines upper, but not lower, range limits in Pacific Northwestern conifers. Ecology 92(6): 1323-1331. [pdf] [supplemental methods]

(28) Haak, D.C., J. HilleRisLambers, E. Pitre & S. Freeman. 2011. Increased structure and active learning reduce the achievement gap in introductory biology. Science 332: 1213-1216. [pdf]

(27) Firn, J. & 35 authors (including J. HilleRisLambers) 2011: Abundance of introduced species at home predicts abundance away in herbaceous communities. Ecol. Letters 14: 274-281. [pdf]

(26) Schnitzer, S.A., J.N. Klironomos, J. HilleRisLambers, L.L. Kinkel, P.B. Reich, K. Xiao, M. Rillig, B.A. Sikes, R.M. Callaway, S.A. Mangan, E. van Nes, M. Scheffer. 2011. Soil microbes contribute to the classic plant diversity-productivity pattern. Ecology 92(2): 296-303. [pdf]

(25) Clark, J.S., D. Bell, C. Chu, B. Courbaud, M. Dietze, M. Hersh, J. HilleRisLambers, I. Ibanez, S. LaDeau, S. McMahon, J. Metcalf, J. Mohan, E. Moran, L. Pangle, S. Pearson, C. Salk, Z. Shen, D. Valle, P. Wyckoff. 2010. The individual variation required for forest diversity: a synthesis of evidence. Ecol. Monographs 80(10): 569-608. [pdf]

(24) Levine, J.M. & J. HilleRisLambers. 2010. The maintenance of species diversity. Nature Education (invited submission to online education journal - link).

(23) HilleRisLambers, J., S.G. Yelenik, B.P. Colman & J.M. Levine. 2010. California annual grass invaders: the passengers, not drivers, of change. Journal of Ecology 98: 1147-1156. [pdf]

(22) Adler, P.B., J.M. Levine & J. HilleRisLambers. 2009. Weak effect of climate variability on coexistence in a sagebrush steppe community. Ecology 90(12): 3303:3312. [pdf]

(21) Levine, J.M. & J. HilleRisLambers. 2009. The importance of niches for the maintenance of diversity. Nature 461: 254-257. [pdf] [Supplemental Methods]

(20) HilleRisLambers, J., W.S. Harpole, S. Schnitzer, D. Tilman & P.B. Reich. 2009. CO2, nitrogen and diversity differentially affect seed production of prairie plants. Ecology 90(7): 1810-1820. [pdf] [Appendices]

(19) Going, B.M., J.M. Levine & J. HilleRisLambers. 2009. Abiotic and biotic resistance to grass invasion in serpentine annual plant communities. Oecologia 159(4). 839-847. [pdf]

(18) Adler, P.B. & J. HilleRisLambers. 2008. The influence of climate and species composition on the population dynamics of ten prairie forbs. Ecology 89(11): 3049-3060. [pdf]

(17) Levine, J.M., P.B. Adler & J. HilleRisLambers. 2008. On testing the role of niche differences in stabilizing coexistence. Functional Ecology 22: 934-936. [pdf]

(16) Ibanez, I., J.S. Clark, S. Ladeau & J. HilleRisLambers. 2007. Exploiting temporal variability to understand tree recruitment response to climate change. Ecol. Monogr 77(2): 163-177. [pdf]

(15) Adler, P.B., J. HilleRisLambers, J.M. Levine. 2007. A niche for neutral theory. Ecol. Letters 10(2): 95-104. [pdf]

(14) Fargione, J., D. Tilman, R. Dybzinski, J. HilleRisLambers, C. Clark, W.S. Harpole, J.M.H. Knops, P.B. Reich, M. Loreau. 2007. From selection to complementarity: shifts in the causes of the biodiversity-productivity relationships in a long-term biodiversity experiment. Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. B. 274(1611): 871-876. [pdf]

(13) Levine, J.M., E. Pachepsky, B. Kendall, J. HilleRisLambers, and S.G. Yelenik. 2006. Plant-soil feedbacks and invasive spread. Ecol. Letters 9:1005-1014. [pdf]

(12) Adler, P.B., J. HilleRisLambers, P.C. Kyriakidis, Q. Guan, J.M. Levine. 2006. Climate variability has a stabilizing effect on the coexistence of prairie grasses. PNAS 103 (34): 12793-12798. [pdf]

(11) HilleRisLambers, J., B. Aukema, J. Diez, M. Evans, & A. Latimer. 2006. Effects of global change on inflorescence production: a Bayesian hierarchical analysis (chapter 4 in “Hierarchical Modeling for the Environmental Sciences”; Oxford University press). [pdf]

(10) West, J.B., J. HilleRisLambers & T.D. Lee, S.E. Hobbie, P.B. Reich. 2005. Legume species identity and soil nitrogen supply determine symbiotic nitrogen-fixation responses to elevated atmospheric [CO2]. New Phytologist 167: 523-530. [pdf]

(9) HilleRisLambers, J., & J.S. Clark. 2005. The benefits of seed banking for red maple (Acer rubrum): maximizing seedling recruitment. Can. J. of For. Res. 35: 806-813. [pdf]

(8) HilleRisLambers, J., J.S. Clark, & M. Lavine. 2005. Implications of seed banking for recruitment of southern Appalachian woody species. Ecology 86 (1): 85-95. [pdf]

(7) HilleRisLambers, J., W.S. Harpole, D. Tilman, J. Knops & P.B. Reich. 2004. Mechanisms responsible for the positive diversity-productivity relationship in Minnesota grasslands. Ecol. Letters 7: 661-668. [pdf]

(6) Tilman, D., J. HilleRisLambers, W.S. Harpole, R. Dybzinski, J. Fargione, C. Clark & C. Lehman. 2004. Does metabolic theory apply to community ecology? It’s a matter of scale. Ecology 85: 1797–1799. [pdf]

(5) Clark, J.S., J.S. McLachlan, J. HilleRisLambers & M. Lewis. 2003. Estimating population spread: what can we forecast and how well? Ecology 84(8): 1979-1988. [pdf]

(4) HilleRisLambers, J., & J.S. Clark. 2003. Effects of dispersal, shrubs, and density-dependent mortality on tree seed and seedling distributions. Can. J. of For. Res. 33 (5): 783-795. [pdf]

(3) HilleRisLambers, J., J.S. Clark, & B. Beckage. 2002. Density-dependent mortality and the latitudinal gradient in species diversity. Nature 417:732-735. (highlighted in News and Views: Nature 417: 698-699). [pdf]

(2) Clark, J.S., B. Beckage, P. Camill, J. HilleRisLambers, J Lichter, JS McLachlan, J Mohan, & P Wyckoff. 1999. Interpreting recruitment limitation in forests. Am. J. of Bot. 86:1-16. [pdf]

(1) Clark, J.S., M. Silman, R. Kern, E. Macklin, & J. HilleRisLambers. 1999. Seed dispersal near and far: generalized kernels across temperate and tropical forests. Ecology 80(5): 1475-1494. [pdf]

In revision, review & in prep

Harsch, M. & J. HilleRisLambers. Climate warming and seasonal precipitation interact to limit species distribution shifts across western North America. In revision: PlosOne.

Rogers, H.S., J.J. Tewksbury, and J HilleRisLambers. Impact frugivore loss on forests depends on species-specific strength of distance-dependent mortality. In revision: Oecologia.

Wilson, A, K. Bacher, I. Breckheimer, J. Lundquist, R. Rochefor, E. Theobald, L. Whiteaker, J. HilleRisLambers. Monitoring wildflower phenology using traditional science, citizen science, and crowd sourcing. In revision: Park Science.

Yang, S.Y., A.R. Norman, J. HilleRisLambers & J.L. Ruesink. Positive feedback by eelgrass ecosystem engineering. In revision: Marine Ecology Progress Series.

Cristea, N., I. Breckheimer, M. Raleigh, J. HilleRisLambers & J. Lundquist. A simple downscaling procedure for mapping snow covered areas at fine spatial scales. In review: Remote Sensing of the Environment.

, A.K. & J. HilleRisLambers. Climate, competition, and source population influence elevational distributions. In review: Ecology.

Ford, K.R., I. Breckheimer, J. Franklin, J. Freund, S. Kroiss, A. Larson, E. Theobald & J. HilleRisLambers. Size-specific trends in growth across tree species elevational ranges suggest complex impacts of climate change. In review: Canadian Journal of Forest Research

Theobald, E.J., Gabrielyan, H. & J. HilleRisLambers. Lilies at the limit: a role for plant-pollinator interactions in altitudinal distributions? In review: American Journal of Botany.

Chang, C. & J. HilleRisLambers. Trait and phylogenetic patterns reveal deterministic community assembly mechanisms on Mount St. Helens. In prep.

Harsch, M. & J. HilleRisLambers. Range shifts and range reductions: multiple vulnerabilities to climate change. In prep.

HilleRisLambers, J. & J.M. Levine. Niche differences and fitness differences drive competitive coexistence and exclusion in a serpentine annual community. In prep.

Levine, J.M. & J. HilleRisLambers. The contribution of spatial niches to the coexistence of annual plants. In prep. 

Rogers, H.S., J. HilleRisLambers,  E. Buhle, E. Fricke, and J.J. Tewksbury. Consequences of a silent forest: Total bird loss disrupts seed dispersal and reduces germination and seedling survival. In prep.

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