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Publications—Roger del Moral

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(See links to PDF files of recent publications; A separate Adobe Acrobat File may be obtained by clicking here. Roger del Moral has published over 120 reviewed research papers, of which 61 pertain to Mount St. Helens.

Recent Research Papers

del Moral, R.  2010. Thirty years of permanent vegetation plots, Mount St. Helens, Washington. Ecology   EO91: 152.

del Moral, R.  2010. The importance of long-term studies of recovery after the eruption of Kasatochi Island. Arctic, Antarctic & Alpine Research   42: 335-341.

del Moral, R., J.M. Saura, & J.N. Emenegger  2010. Primary succession on a barren plain, Mount St. Helens, Washington. Journal of Vegetation Science   21: 857-867.

del Moral, R.  2010. Primary succession on Mount St. Helens, with reference to Surtsey. Surtsey Research   12: 151-155.

Walker, L.R. & R. del Moral  2009. Transition dynamics in succession: implications for rates, trajectories and restoration. Chapter 3. . New models for ecosystem dynamics and restoration  In K. Suding & R.J. Hobbs (eds). Island Press, Washington D.C.

del Moral, R.   2009. Increasing deterministic control of primary succession on Mount St. Helens, Washington. Journal of Vegetation Science   20: 1145-1154.

del Moral, R., J. E. Sandler & C. P. Muerdter. 2009. (Proof) Spatial factors affect primary succession on the Muddy River lahar, Mount St. Helens, Washington. Plant Ecology 202:177-190.

Walker, L. R. & R. del Moral. 2009. Lessons from primary succession for restoration of severely damaged habitats. Applied Vegetation Science 12: 55-67.

Walker, L. R. & R. del Moral. 2009. Transition dynamics in succession: implications for rates, trajectories and restoration. >Ch. 3 in Suding, K. and R. J. Hobbs (eds.). New Models for Ecosystem Dynamics, Island Press.

Carey, Susan, A. Ostling, J. Harte & R. del Moral. 2007. Impact of curve construction and community dynamics on the species-time relationship. Ecology 88: 2145-2153.

del Moral, R.  2007. Limits to convergence of vegetation during early primary succession.. Journal of Vegetation Science (Invited paper).  18: 479-488.

del Moral, R. & L. R. Walker.  2007.  Environmental Disasters, Natural Recovery and Human Response.  Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press.

Walker, L. R., J. Walker & R. del Moral.    Forging a New Alliance between Succession and Restoration. Chapter 1 in L. R. Walker, J. Walker & R. H. Hobbs, Linking Restoration and Succession in Theory and in Practice. New York: Springer.

del Moral, R., L. R. Walker & J. P. Bakker.  2007.Insights gained from succession for the restoration of structure and function.   Chapter 2 in L. R. Walker, J. Walker & R. H. Hobbs, Linking Restoration and Succession in Theory and in Practice.  New York: Springer. 

Carey, Susan, John Harte & R. del Moral. 2006.  Effect of community assembly and primary succession on the species-area relationship in disturbed systems.  Ecography  29:866-872.

del Moral, R. & I. L. Lacher. 2005. Vegetation patterns 25 years after the eruption of Mount St. Helens, Washington. American Journal of Botany 92: 1948-1956.

del Moral, R. & L.R. Rozzell. 2005. Long-term effects of Lupinus lepidus on vegetations dynamics at Mount St Helens. Plant Ecology 181: 203-215.

Jones, Chad C. & R. del Moral. 2005. Effects of microsite conditions on seedling establishment on the foreland of Coleman Glacier, Washington. Journal of Vegetation Science 16: 293-300.

Jones, Chad C. & R. del Moral. 2005. Patterns of primary succession on a foreland of Colman Galcier, Washingtion, USA. . Plant Ecology 180: 105-116.

del Moral, R., D.M. Wood, J.H. Titus. 2005. Proximity, microsites, and biotic interactions during early succession & ecological responses to the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. (V. H. Dale, F. Swanson & C. Crisafulli, eds). Springer-Verlag. pp 93-110.

del Moral, R. & A. J. Eckert. 2005. Colonization of volcanic deserts from productive patches. American Journal of Botany 92:27-36.

del Moral, R. & E. E. Ellis. 2004. Gradients in heterogeneity and structure on lahars, Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA. Plant Ecology 175: 273-286.

del Moral, R. 2004. How Lupinus lepidus affects primary succession on Mount St. Helens. In: E. van Santen (ed.), Wild and Cultivated Lupins from the Tropics to the Poles. Proc. 10th International Lupin Conference, Laugarvatn, Iceland, 19-24 June, 2002. Int. Lupin Association, Canterbury, New Zealand. Pg. 208-215.

Davis, Mark, Jan Pergl, Anne-Marie Truscot, Jan Bakker, Karel Prach, Anne-Helene Prieur-Richard, Roos Veeneklaas, Petr Pysek, R. del Moral, Richard Hobbs, Scott Collins & S. T. A. Pickett. 2004. Vegetation change: a reunifying concept in plant ecology. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Systematics and Evolution 7: 69-76.

Riege, D. & R. del Moral. 2004. Arrested succession in old fields within a temperate rainforest. American Midland Naturalist 151: 251-264.

Walker, L.R. & R. del Moral. 2003 Primary succession and Ecosystem Rehabilitation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. March, 2003.

Fuller, R. N. & R. del Moral. 2003. The role of refugia and dispersal in primary succession on Mount St. Helens, Washington. Journal of Vegetation Science 14: 637-644.

del Moral, R & C. C. Jones. 2002. Early spatial development of vegetation on pumice at Mount St. Helens. Plant Ecology. 162: 9-22.

Odland, A. & R. del Moral. 2002. Primary succession on newly revealed lake shores. Plant Ecology. 162: 185-198.

del Moral, R. 2000a. Succession and species turnover on Mount St. Helens, Washington. Acta Phytogeographica Suecica 85: 53-62.

del Moral, R. 2000b. Local species turnover on Mount St. Helens. P. 195-197, in Proc. 41st Symposium of the IUVS (P. White, editor).

Wood, D.M., & del Moral, R. 2000. Seed rain during early primary succession on Mount St. Helens, Washington. Madroņo 47: 1-9.

del Moral, R. 1999. Predictability of primary successional wetlands on pumice, Mount St. Helens. Madroņo 46: 177-186.

del Moral, R. 1999. Plant succession on pumice at Mount St. Helens. American Midland Naturalist 141: 101-114.

del Moral, R. & S. Yu. Grishin. 1999. The consequences of volcanic eruptions. In L. R. Walker (ed.), Ecosystems of Disturbed Ground, Chapter 5; Ecosystems of the World Series (D. W. Goodall (Editor-in-Chief), Elsevier Science, Amsterdam.

Dlugosch, K. & R. del Moral. 1999. Vegetational heterogeneity along environmental gradients. Northwest Science. 43: 12-18.

Titus, J. H., P. J. Titus & R. del Moral. 1999. Wetland development in primary and secondary successional substrates fourteen years after the eruption of Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA. Northwest Science 73: 186-204.

del Moral, R. 1998. Early succession on lahars spawned by Mount St. Helens. American Journal of Botany 85: 820-828.

Titus, J. H., R. del Moral & S. Gamiet. 1998. The distribution of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae on Mount St. Helens, Washington. Madroņo 45: 162-170.

Titus, J. H. & R. del Moral. 1998. Vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae influence Mount St. Helens pioneer species in greenhouse experiments. Oikos 81: 495-510.

Titus, J. H. & R. del Moral. 1998. Seedling establishment in different microsites on Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA. Plant Ecology 134: 13-26.

Titus, J. H. & R. del Moral. 1998. The role of mycorrhizae in primary succession on Mount St. Helens. American Journal of Botany 85: 370-375.

Inderjit & R. del Moral. 1997. Is separating resource competition from allelopathy realistic? Botanical Reviews 63:221 - 230.

Tsuyuzaki, S., J. H. Titus & R. del Moral. 1997. Seedling establishment patterns on the Pumice Plain, Mount St. Helens, Washington. Journal of Vegetation Science 8: 727-734.

Grishin, S. Yu., R. del Moral, P. V. Krestov, & V. P. Verkholat. 1996. Succession following the catastrophic eruption of Ksudach volcano (Kamchatka, 1907). Vegetatio 127: 129-153.

del Moral, R., J. H. Titus & A. M. Cook. 1995. Early primary succession on Mount St. Helens, USA. Journal of Vegetation Science 6: 107-120.

Tsuyuzaki, S. & R. del Moral.  1995. Species attributes in early primary succession on volcanoes.. Journal of Vegetation Science   6: 517-522.

Tsuyuzaki, S. & R. del Moral. 1994. Canonical correspondence analysis of early succession on Mount Uzu, Hokkaido. Ecological Research 9:143-150

del Moral, R. 1993. Mechanisms of early succession on Mount St. Helens. P. 79-100, in, J. Milne and D. W. H. Walton (eds), Primary Succession on Land, Blackwell, London.

del Moral, R. & D. M. Wood. 1993a. Early primary succession on the volcano Mount St. Helens. Journal of Vegetation Science 4: 223-234.

del Moral, R. & D. M. Wood. 1993b. Early primary succession on a barren volcanic plain at Mount St. Helens, Washington. American Journal of Botany 80: 981-991.

del Moral, R. & L. C. Bliss. 1993. Mechanism of primary succession: Insights resulting from the eruption of Mount St. Helens. Advances in Ecological Research 24: 1-66.

Wood, D.M. & R. del Moral. 1988. Colonizing plants on the Pumice Plains, Mount St. Helens, Washington. American Journal of Botany 75: 1228-1237.

del Moral, R. & D. M. Wood. 1988. Dynamics of herbacous vegetation recovery on Mount St. Helens, Washington, USA, after a volcanic eruption. Vegetatio 74: 11-27.

del Moral, R. & D. M. Wood. 1988. The high elevation flora of Mount St. Helens, Washington. Madrono 35: 309-319.

Wood, D.M. & R. del Moral. 1987. Mechanisms of early primary succession in subalpine habitats on Mount St. Helens. Ecology 68: 780-790.

del Moral, R. & C. A. Clampitt.   1985. Growth of native plant species on recent volcanic substrates from Mount St. Helens.. American Midland Naturalist   14: 3374-383.

del Moral, R. 1983. Initial recovery of subalpine vegetation on Mount St. Helens. American Midland Naturalist 109: 72-80.

del Moral, R. 1981. Initial Life Returns to Mount St. Helens. Natural History 90: 36-49..