Publications

Aponte, C., S. Kasel, C.R. Nitschke, M.A. Tanase, H. Vickers, L. Parker, M. Fedrigo, M. Kohout, P. Ruiz-Benito, M.A. Zavala, L.T. Bennett. in press. Structural diversity underpins carbon storage in Australian temperate forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography: Accepted December 2019

Parker, L.M., C,R. Nitschke. 2019. Threatened plant translocation case study: Astelia australiana (Tall Astelia) Asteliaceae. Australasian Plant Conservation: Journal of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation 28 (1): 18-20.

Trouvé, R., C.R. Nitschke, L. Andrieux L, T. Willersdorf, A.P. Robinson, P.J. Baker. 2019. Competition drives the decline of a dominant midstorey tree species. Habitat implications for an endangered marsupial. Forest Ecology and Management 447: 26–34.

Fedrigo, M., S. Stewart, S. Kasel, V. Levchenko, R. Trouvé, C.R. Nitschke. 2019. Radiocarbon dating informs tree fern population dynamics and disturbance history of temperate forests in south-east Australia. Radiocarbon 61 (2): 445-460. DOI:10.1017/RDC.2018.119

Chick, M., A. York, H. Sitters, J. Di Stefano, C.R. Nitschke. 2019. Combining optimization and simulation modelling to measure the cumulative impacts of prescribed fire and wildfire on vegetation species diversity. Journal of Applied Ecology 56:722–732

Fedrigo, M., S.B. Stewart, S.H. Roxburgh, S. Kasel, L.T. Bennett, H. Vickers, CR Nitschke. 2019. Predictive Ecosystem Mapping of South-Eastern Australian Temperate Forests Using Lidar-Derived Structural Profiles and Species Distribution Models. Remote Sensing 11 (1): 9.

Adhikari, S., H. Baral, V. Sudhir Chitale, C.R. Nitschke. 2019. Perceived Changes in Ecosystem Services in the Panchase Mountain Ecological Region, Nepal. Resources 8 (1): 4.

Baker S, Kasel S, van Galen L, Jordan G, Nitschke C, Pryde, E. Identifying regrowth forests with advanced mature forest values. Forest Ecology and Management 433: 73–84.

Fairman T., L. Bennett, C.R. Nitschke. 2019. Short-interval wildfires increase likelihood of resprouting failure in fire-tolerant trees. Journal of Environmental Management 231: 59–65.

Anderson, N., R. Ford, L.T. Bennett, C.R. Nitschke, K.J. Williams. 2018. Core values underpin the attributes of forests that matter to people. Forestry: 91 (5): 629–640.

Chick, M., C.R. Nitschke, J. Cohen, T. Penman, A. York. 2018. Factors influencing above-ground and soil-seedbank vegetation diversity at different scales in a quasi-Mediterranean ecosystem. Journal of Vegetation Science 29: 684–694.

Orozco-Aguilar, L., C.R. Nitschke, S.J. Livesley, C. Brack, D. Johnstone. 2018. Testing the accuracy of resistance drilling to assess tree growth rate and the relationship to past climatic conditions. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 36: 1–12.

Adhikari, S., H. Baral, C.R. Nitschke. 2018. Identification, Prioritization and mapping of ecosystem services in the Panchase Mountain Ecological Region of Western Nepal. Forests 9: 554.

Adhikari, S., H. Baral, C. Nitschke. 2018. Adaption to climate change in the Panchase Mountain Ecological Regions of Nepal. Environments 5: 42.

Fedrigo, M., G.J. Newnham, N.C. Coops, D.S. Culvenor, D.K. Bolton, C. R. Nitschke. 2018. Predicting temperate forest stand types using only structural profiles from discrete return airborne lidar. ISPRS Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 136: 106–119.

Fairman T., L. Bennett, S. Tupper, C. R. Nitschke. 2017. Frequent wildfires erode tree persistence and alters stand structure and initial composition of a fire-tolerant subalpine forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 28(6): 1151–1165.

Stewart, S., K. Choden, M. Fedrigo, S. Roxburgh, R. Keenan, C.R. Nitschke. 2017. The role of topography and the north Indian monsoon on mean monthly climate interpolation within the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. International Journal of Climatology 37 (S1):897–909.

Wang, G., T. Wang, H. Kang, S. Mang, B. Riehl, B. Seely, S. Liu, F. Guo, Q. Li, C.R. Nitschke, J.L. Innes. 2017. Erratum to: Adaptation of Asia-Pacific forests to climate change. Journal of Forest Research 28(5): 1103–1103. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11676-017-0463-y

Kasel, S., L.T. Bennett, C. Aponte, M. Fedrigo, C.R. Nitschke. 2017. Environmental heterogeneity promotes floristic turnover in temperate forests of south-eastern Australia more than dispersal limitation and disturbance. Landscape Ecology 32 (8): 1613–1629.

Trouvé, R., C.R. Nitschke, A. P. Robinson, P.J. Baker. 2017. Estimating the self-thinning line from mortality data. Forest Ecology and Management 402: 122–134.

Nitschke, C.R., S. Nichols, K. Allen, C. Dobbs, S.J. Livesley, P.J. Baker, Y. Lynch. 2017. The influence of climate and drought on urban tree growth in southeast Australia and the implications for future growth under climate change. Landscape and Urban Planning 167: 275–287.

Ford, R.M., N. Anderson, C.R. Nitschke, L.T. Bennett, K.J. Williams. 2017. Psychological values and cues as a basis for developing socially relevant criteria and indicators for forest management. Forest Policy and Economics 78: 141–150.

Dobbs, C., C.R. Nitschke, D. Kendal. 2017. Assessing the drivers shaping global patterns of urban vegetation landscape structure. Science of the Total Environment 592: 171–177.

Stewart, S. and C.R. Nitschke. 2017. Improving temperature interpolation using MODIS LST and local topography: A comparison of methods in south east Australia. International Journal of Climatology 37 (7): 3098–3110.

Nitschke C.R., P.O Waeber, J.W. Klassen, J. Dordel, J.L. Innes, C. Aponte. 2017. Nutrient uptake and use efficiency in co-occurring plants along a disturbance and nutrient availability gradient in the boreal forests of the southwest Yukon, Canada. Journal of Vegetation Science 28 (1): 69–81.

Paudel, S.K., P.O. Waeber, S.W. Simard, J.L. Innes, C.R. Nitschke. 2016. Multiple factors influence plant richness and diversity in the cold and dry boreal forest of southwest Yukon, Canada. Plant Ecology 217 (5): 505–519.

Keenan, R., and C.R. Nitschke. 2016. Forest management options for adaptation to climate change: a case study of tall, wet eucalypt forests in Victoria’s Central Highlands region. Australian Forestry 79 (2): 96–107.

Chick, M., J. Cohen, C. Nitschke, A. York. 2016. Lack of soil seedbank change with time since fire: Relevance to seed supply after prescribed burns.  International Journal of Wildland Fire 25 (8): 849–860.

Fairman, T., C. Nitschke, L. Bennett. 2016. Too much, too soon? A review of the impacts of increasing wildfire frequency on tree mortality and regeneration in temperate eucalypt forests. International Journal of Wildland Fire 25 (8): 831–848.

Dymond C.C., S. Beukema, C.R. Nitschke, K.D. Coates, R.M. Scheller. 2016. Carbon sequestration in managed temperate coniferous forests under climate change. Biogeosciences 13 (6): 1933–1947.

Mitchell, P.J., A.P. O’Grady, E.A. Pinkard, T.J. Brodribb, S.K. Arndt, C.J. Blackman, R.A Duursma, R.J. Fensham, D.W. Hilbert, C.R. Nitschke, J. Norris, S. Roxburgh, K.X. Ruthrof, D.T. Tissue. 2016. An eco-climatic framework for evaluating the resilience of vegetation to water deficit. Global Change Biology. 22: 1677–1689.

Forouzangohar, M., R. Setia, D.D. Wallace, C.R. Nitschke, L.T. Bennett. 2016. Predicted consequences of increased rainfall variability on soil carbon stocks in a semiarid environment. Climate Research 67 (1): 61–69.

Wang, T., G. Wang, J. Innes, J., C. Nitschke, H. Kang. 2016. Climatic niche models and their consensus projections for future climates for four major forest tree species in the Asia-Pacific region. Forest Ecology and Management 360: 257–266.

Rawal, D.S., S. Kasel, M.R. Keatley, C.R. Nitschke. 2015. Climatic and photoperiodic effects on flowering phenology of select eucalypts from south-eastern Australia. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 214-215: 231–242

Paudel, S.K., C.R. Nitschke, S. Simard, J.L. Innes. 2015. Regeneration Dynamics of White Spruce, Trembling Aspen, and Balsam Poplar in Response to Disturbance, Climatic, and Edaphic Factors in the Cold, Dry Boreal Forests of the Southwest Yukon, Canada. Journal of Forestry 113 (5): 463–474.

Rawal, D.S., S. Kasel, M.R. Keatley, C.R. Nitschke. 2015 . Environmental effects on germination phenology of co-occurring eucalypts: implications for regeneration under climate change. International Journal of Biometeorology 59: 1237–1252.

Erickson, A., C. Nitschke, N. Coops, S. Cumming, G. Stenhouse. 2015. Past-century decline in forest regeneration potential across altitudinal and elevational gradient in Canada. Ecological Modelling 313: 94–102.

Rawal, D.S., S. Kasel, M.R. Keatley, C.R. Nitschke. 2015. Herbarium records identify sensitivity of flowering phenology of eucalypts to climate: Implications for species response to climate change. Austral Ecology 40 (2): 117–125.

Paudel, S.K., S. Simard, C.R. Nitschke, J.L. Innes. 2015. Climate variation and disturbance regime affect stand composition and structure of the boreal forests in southwest Yukon of Canada. Open Journal of Forestry 5 (04): 337–352.

Fedrigo, M., Kasel, S., Bennett, L. T., Roxburgh, S. H., & Nitschke, C. R. (2014). Carbon stocks in temperate forests of south-eastern Australia reflect large tree distribution and edaphic conditions. FOREST ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT, 334, 129-143. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2014.08.025

Dobbs, C., Kendal, D., & Nitschke, C. R. (2014). Multiple ecosystem services and disservices of the urban forest establishing their connections with landscape structure and sociodemographics. Ecological Indicators, 43, 44-55. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2014.02.007

Rawal, D. S., Kasel, S., Aponte, C., Nitschke, C. R., & Keatley, M. R. (2013). Environmental effects on growth phenology of co-occurring Eucalyptus species. International Journal of Biometeorology, 1-16. doi:10.1007/s00484-013-0756-6

Dobbs, C., Nitschke, C. R., & Kendal, D. (2014). Global Drivers and Tradeoffs of Three Urban Vegetation Ecosystem Services. PLOS ONE, 9(11), 9 pages. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113000

Waeber, P. O., Nitschke, C. R., Le Ferrec, A., Harshaw, H. W., & Innes, J. L. (2013). Evaluating alternative forest management strategies for the Champagne and Aishihik Traditional Territory, southwest Yukon. JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, 120, 148-156. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.02.008

Nitschke, C. R., & Innes, J. L. (2013). Potential effect of climate change on observed fire regimes in the Cordilleran forests of South-Central Interior, British Columbia. CLIMATIC CHANGE, 116(3-4), 579-591. doi:10.1007/s10584-012-0522-5

Chavardes, R. D., Daniels, L. D., Waeber, P. O., Innes, J. L., & Nitschke, C. R. (2013). Unstable climate-growth relations for white spruce in southwest Yukon, Canada. CLIMATIC CHANGE, 116(3-4), 593-611. doi:10.1007/s10584-012-0503-8

Dobbs, C., Kendal, D., & Nitschke, C. (2013). The effects of land tenure and land use on the urban forest structure and composition of Melbourne. URBAN FORESTRY & URBAN GREENING, 12(4), 417-425. doi:10.1016/j.ufug.2013.06.006

Chavardes, R. D., Daniels, L. D., Waeber, P. O., Innes, J. L., & Nitschke, C. R. (2012). Did the 1976-77 switch in the Pacific Decadal Oscillation make white spruce in the southwest Yukon more susceptible to spruce bark beetle?. FORESTRY CHRONICLE, 88(5), 513-518.

MOK, H., Arndt, S. K., & Nitschke, C. R. (2012). Modelling the potential impact of climate variability and change on species regeneration potential in the temperate forests of South-Eastern Australia. Global Change Biology, 18(3), 1053-1072. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02591.x

Nitschke, C. R., Amoroso, M., Coates, K., & Astrup, R. (2012). The influence of climate change, site type and disturbance on stand dynamics in northwest British Columbia, Canada. Ecosphere, 3(1), 1-21. doi:10.1890/ES11-00282.1

Nitschke, C. R., & Innes, J. L. (2008). A tree and climate assessment tool for modelling ecosystem response to climate change. Ecological Modelling, 210, 263-277. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2007.07.026

Nitschke, C. R., & Innes, J. L. (2008). Climatic change and fire potential in South-Central British Columbia, Canada. Global Change Biology, 14, 841-855. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01517.x

Nitschke, C. R., & Innes, J. L. (2008). Integrating climate change into forest management in South-Central British Columbia: An assessment of landscape vulnerability and development of a climate-smart framework. Forest Ecology and Management, 256(3), 313-327. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2008.04.026

Nitschke, C. R. (2008). The cumulative effects of resource development on biodiversity and ecological integrity in the Peace-Moberly region of Northeast British Columbia, Canada. Biodiversity and Conservation, 17(7), 1715-1740. doi:10.1007/s10531-008-9376-6

Hickey, G. M., & Nitschke, C. R. (2007). Monitoring sustainable forest management in the Pacific Rim Region. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 24(2-3), 245-278. doi:10.1300/J091v24n02_08

Hickey, G. M., & Nitschke, C. R. (2007). Monitoring Sustainable Forest Management in the Pacific Rim Region. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 24(2/3), 245-278. doi:10.1300/J091v24n02_08

Nitschke, C. R., & Innes, J. L. (2006). Interactions between fire, climate change and forest biodiversity. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 1, 1-9. doi:10.1079/PAVSNNR20061060

Nitschke, C. R., Hickey, G. M., Mathey, A. -H., & Allen, S. D. (2005). Crossing borders…. Forestry Chronicle, 81(3), 295-296.

Nitschke, C. R., Hickey, G. M., Mathey, A. H., & Allen, S. D. (2005). Crossing Borders…. Forestry Chronicle, 81(3), 295.

Hickey, G. M., & Nitschke, C. R. (2005). Crossing disciplinary boundaries in forest research: An international challenge. Forestry Chronicle, 81(3), 321-323.

Nitschke, C. R. (2005). Does forest harvesting emulate fire disturbance? A comparison of effects on selected attributes in coniferous-dominated headwater systems. Forest Ecology and Management, 214, 305-319.

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