Publications

Dye, A., A. Barker-Plotkin, D. Bishop, N. Pederson, B. Poulter and A. Hessl. 2016. Comparing tree-ring and permanent plot estimates of aboveground net primary production in three eastern U.S. forests. Ecosphere.

Dangal, S., Tian, H., Lu, C., Pan, S., Pederson, N. and A. Hessl. 2016. Synergistic effects of climate change and grazing on net primary production of Mongolian grasslands. Ecosphere 7(5):e01274. 10.1002/ecs2.1274. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1274

Hessl, A., Brown, P., Byambasuren, O., Cockrell, S., Leland, C., Cook, E., Nachin, B., Pederson, N., Saladyga, T., and Suran, B. In press. Fire and Climate in Mongolia. Geophysical Research Letters. doi: 10.1002/2016GL069059

Booth, R, Ireland, A., LeBoeuf, K. and A. Hessl. 2016. Late Holocene climate-induced forest transformation and peatland establishment in northern West Virginia. Quaternary Research 85(2):204-210. doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2016.02.001

Pederson, N., D’Amato, A. W., Dyer, J. M., Foster, D. R., Goldblum, D., Hart, J. L., Hessl, A. E., Iverson, L. R., Jackson, S. T., Martin-Benito, D., McCarthy, B. C., McEwan, R. W., Mladenoff, D. J., Parker, A. J., Shuman, B. and J.W. Williams. 2015. Climate remains an important driver of post-European vegetation change in the eastern United States. Global Change Biology 21: 2105-2110. doi:10.1111/gcb.12779

Clark, P. and A. Hessl. 2015. The effects of rock climbing on cliff-face vegetation in the New River Gorge, West Virginia. Applied Vegetation Science 18:705-515. doi: 10.1111/avsc.12172

Pederson, N., J., Dyer, R. McEwan, A. Hessl, C. Mock, D. Orwig, H. Rieder, and B. Cook. 2014. The legacy of episodic climatic events in shaping temperate, broadleaf forests. Ecological Monographs 84:599-620. doi: 10.1890/13-1025.1.

Pederson, Neil, Amy E. Hessl, Nachin Baatarbileg, Kevin J. Anchukaitis, and Nicola Di Cosmo. “Pluvials, Droughts, the Mongol Empire, and Modern Mongolia Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, March 10, 2014, 201318677. doi:10.1073/pnas.1318677111.

Leland, C., N. Pederson, A. Hessl, B. Nachin, N. Davi, R. D’Arrigo, G. Jacoby. 2013. A hydroclimatic regionalization of central Mongolia as inferred from tree rings. Dendrochronologia 31(3):205-215.

Saladyga, T., A. Hessl, Baatarbileg N., and N. Pederson. 2013. Evidence of an anthropogenic fire regime in the Tuul River watershed, Mongolia. Ecosystems 16(6):1139-1151.

Hessl, A. and N. Pederson. (2013). Hemlock legacy project: a paleoecological requiem for eastern hemlock. Progress in Physical Geography 37:114-129.

Pederson, N., C. Leland, B. Nachin, A. Hessl, A.R. Bell, D. Martin-Benito, T. Saladyga, B. Suran, P.M. Brown, and N.K. Davi. 2012. Three centuries of shifting hydroclimatic regimes across the Mongolian breadbasket. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology.

Maxwell, R.S., A. Hessl, E. Cook, and B. Buckley. 2012. A 1248-year reconstruction of May precipitation for the mid-Atlantic region using Juniperus virginiana tree rings. Journal of Climate 25:1045-1056.

Hessl, A., T. Saladyga, PA. Clark, T. Schuler and J. Wixom. 2011. Fire history from three species on a central Appalachian ridgetop. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 41(10):2031-2039.

Hessl, A. and 12 others. 2011. Reconstructing fire history in central Mongolia from tree-rings. International Journal of Wildland Fire. 21(1):86-92

Hessl, A. 2011. Pathways for Climate Change Effects on Fire: Models, Data, and Uncertainties . Progress in Physical Geography 35(3):393-407.

De Grandpre, L., J. Tardif, A. Hessl, N. Pederson, F. Conciatori, T. Green,
O. Byambasuren and B. Nachin. 2011. Climate signals in Pinus siberica, Pinus sylvestris and Larix sibirica tree-ring chronologies from north-central Mongolia: change in climate sensitivity . Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41(6):1242-1255.

Maxwell, R.S., A. Hessl, E. Cook, and N. Pederson. 2011. A Multi-Species Tree-Ring Reconstruction of Potomac River Stream Flow (950-2001). Water Resources Research 47(5):W05512.

Lynch, C. and A. Hessl. 2010. Climatic controls on historical wildfires in West Virginia (1939-2008) . Physical Geography 31(3):254-269.

Davis, S. C. D., A. E. Hessl, and R. B. Thomas. 2009. Carbon budgets of Central Appalachian forests with different harvest histories . Forest Ecology and Management 258(9):2101-2109.

Davis, S. C. D., A. E. Hessl, W. T. Peterjohn, R. B. Thomas. 2008. Productivity of nitrogen-saturated forests in the Central Appalachian region: an adaptation of the PnET-CN model . Global Biogeochemical Cycles 22:GB4006.

Parker, D., A. Hessl and S. Briden. 2008. Complexity, Spatial Modeling, and the Human Dimension: Fundamental Challenges for Mapping Unknown Outcomes Spaces . Geoforum 39:789-804.

Heyerdahl, E., D. McKenzie, L. Daniels, A. Hessl, J. Littell, and N. Mantua, 2008. Climate drivers of fire in the Inland Northwest . International Journal of Wildland Fire 17:40-49.

Kellogg, L. K., D. McKenzie, D. L. Peterson and A. E. Hessl. 2008. Spatial models for inferring topographic controls on historical low-severity fire in the eastern Cascade Range of Washington, USA . Landscape Ecology 23:227-240.

Hessl, A.E., J. Miller, J. Kernan and D. Keenum. 2007. Mapping spatial and temporal variability in paleofire from binary point data: comparing approaches . Professional Geographer 59(1):87-104.

Smolnik, M., A. Hessl, and J. Colbert. 2007. Species-specific effects of a 1994 ice storm on radial growth in Delaware . Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 133(4):577-584.

McKenzie, D., A.E. Hessl, L.B. Kellogg, and A.M. Morgan-Martinez. 2006. Using neutral models to identify constraints on low-severity fire regimes . Landscape Ecology 21:139-152.

Hessl, A. E., McKenzie, D., and Everett, R. 2004. Drought and Pacific Decadal Oscillation linked to fire occurrence in the inland Pacific Northwest . Ecological Applications 14(2):425-442.

Hessl, A.E., Milesi, C., White, M., Keane, R. and D. Peterson. 2004. Ecophysiological parameterization database for Pacific Northwest trees . USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PNW-GTR-618.

Hessl, A. E. and D. L. Peterson. 2004. Interannual variability in aboveground tree growth in Stehekin River watershed, North Cascade Range, Washington . Northwest Science 78(3):204-213.

McKenzie, D., S. Prichard, A. E. Hessl, and D. L. Peterson. 2004. Empirical approaches to modeling wildland fire in the Pacific Northwest Region of the United States: methods and applications to landscape simulation. Chapter 7 in A.J. Perera and L. Buse, eds., Emulating Natural Forest Landscape Disturbances. Columbia University Press, New York, NY.

Hessl, A. E. 2003. Human interactions with ecosystem processes: causes of aspen decline in the intermountain West. In: B. Wharf, D. Janelle and K. Hanson, eds. WorldMinds: Geographical Perspectives on 100 Problems. Pp. 311-316.

Fagre, D. B., D. L. Peterson and A. E. Hessl. 2003. Taking the pulse of mountains: ecosystem responses to climatic variability . Climatic Change 59(1): 263-282 .

Hessl, A. E. 2002. Aspen, elk, and fire: direct and indirect effects of human institutions on ecosystem processes . BioScience 52:1011-1022.

Hessl, A. E. and L. J. Graumlich. 2002. Interactive Effects of human activities, herbivory, and fire on quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) age structures in western Wyoming . Journal of Biogeography 29:889-902.

McKenzie, D., A. E. Hessl and D. L. Peterson. 2001. Recent growth in conifer species of western North America: assessing regional and continental patterns . Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31:526-538.

Hessl, A. E. 2000. Aspen: ecological processes and management eras in northwestern Wyoming, 1807-1997. Dissertation, The University of Arizona, Tucson.

Comrie, A. C., Adams, D. K., All, J. D., Diem, J. E., Hessl, A. E., Kipfmueller, K. F. and Salzer, M. W., 1998: Seasonal and interannual climate controls on forest and wildland fire in the Southwest. Preprints, 23 rd Conference on Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, American Meteorological Society, Boston, MA.

Hessl, A. E. and W. L. Baker. 1997. Spruce-fir growth form changes in the forest-tundra ecotone of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, U.S.A. Ecography 20:356-367.

Baker, W. L., Munroe, J. A., and A. E. Hessl. 1997. The effects of elk on aspen in the winter range of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, U.S.A. Ecography 20:155-165.

Hessl, A. E. 1996. Spruce and fir regeneration and growth form changes in the forest-tundra ecotone of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Masters Thesis, University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Hessl, A. E., Baker, W. L., and P. J. Weisberg. 1996. Spatial variability of radial growth in the forest-tundra ecotone of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 123(3):206-212.

Hessl, A. E. and S. Spackman. 1995. The effects of fire on threatened and endangered plants: an annotated bibliography. U.S. Department of the Interior Information and Technology Report 2. 54 pp. Available at: http://www.nwrc.gov/wdb/pub/others/1995_02.pdf