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Krofcheck, D.J., M.D. Hurteau, R.M. Scheller, and E.L. Loudermilk. 2017. Restoring surface fire stabilizes forest carbon under extreme fire weather in the Sierra Nevada. Ecosphere 8(1):e01663. 10.1002/ecs2.1663

Creutzburg, M.K., R.M. Scheller, M.S. Lucash, S.D. LeDuc, and M.G. Johnson. 2017. Forest management scenarios in a changing climate: tradeoffs between carbon, timber, and old forest. Ecological Applications 27: 503-518. 

Gustafson, E.G., M.S. Lucash, J. Liem, H. Jenny, R.M. Scheller, K. Barrett, B.R. Sturtevant. 2016. Seeing the future impacts of climate change and forest management: a landscape visualization system for forest managers. USFS General Technical Report NRS-164. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 18 p.

Loudermilk, E.L., R.M. Scheller. P.J. Weisberg, A.M. Kretchun. 2016. Bending the carbon curve: fire management for carbon resilience under climate change. Landscape Ecology 1-12.

Mayer, A.L. B. Buma, A. Davis, S.A. Gagne, E.L. Loudermilk, R.M. Scheller, F. K.A. Schmiegelow, Y.F. Wiersma, J. Franklin. 2016. How Landscape Ecology Informs Global Land-Change Science and Policy. BioScience 66: 458-469.

Kretchun, A.M., E.L. Loudermilk, R.M. Scheller, M.D. Hurteau, and S. Belmecheri. 2016. Climate and bark beetle effects on forest productivity — linking dendroecology with forest landscape modeling. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 46:1026-1034.

Duveneck, M.J. and R.M. Scheller. 2016. Measuring and managing resistance and resilience under climate change in northern Great Lake forests (USA). Landscape Ecology 31: 669–686.

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

Jones, T. G., H. R. Ratsimba, A. Carro, L. Ravaoarinorotsihoarana, L. Glass, M. Teoh, L. Benson, G. Cripps, C. Giri, B. Zafindrasilivonona, R. Raherindray, Z. Andriamahenina, and M. Andriamahefazafy. 2016. The Mangroves of Ambanja and Ambaro Bays, Northwest Madagascar: Historical Dynamics, Current Status and Deforestation Mitigation Strategy. Pages 67-85 in S. Diop, P. Scheren, and J. Ferdinand Machiwa, editors. Estuaries: A Lifeline of Ecosystem Services in the Western Indian Ocean. Springer International Publishing, Cham.

Creutzburg, M.K., R.M. Scheller, M.S. Lucash, L.B. Evers, S.D. Leduc, M.G. Johnson. 2016. Bioenergy harvest, climate change, and forest carbon in the Oregon Coast Range. Global Change Biology Bioenergy 8: 357-370.

Jones, T.G., L. Glass, S. Gandhi, L. Ravaoarinorotsihoarana, A. Carro, L. Benson, H.R. Ratsimba, C. Giri, D. Randriamanatena, G. Cripps. 2016. Madagascar’s Mangroves: Quantifying Nation-Wide and Ecosystem Specific Dynamics, and Detailed Contemporary Mapping of Distinct Ecosystems. Remote Sensing 8: 106.

Duveneck, M.J. and R.M. Scheller. 2015. Climate suitable planting as a strategy for maintaining forest productivity and functional diversity. Ecological Applications 25: 1653-1668. 

Scheller, R.M. and M.E. Swanson.  2015.  Simulating Forest Recovery Following Disturbances: Vegetation Dynamics and Biogeochemistry.  In “Simulation Modeling of Forest Landscape Disturbances” A.H. Perera, B.R. Sturtevant, and L.J. Buse, Editors.  Springer International Publishing Switzerland.

Yang, J., P.J. Weisberg, T.E. Dilts, E.L. Loudermilk, R.M. Scheller, A. Stanton, C. Skinner.2015. Predicting wildfire occurrence distribution with spatial point process models and its uncertainty assessment: a case study in the Lake Tahoe Basin, USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire 24:380-390.

Serra-Diaz, J.M., R.M. Scheller, A.D. Syphard, J. Franklin. 2015. Disturbance and climate microrefugia mediate tree range shifts during climate change. Landscape Ecology 30: 1039-1053.

Bluffstone R, Somanathan E, Jha P, Luintel H, Bista R, Toman M, Paudel N and Adhikari B. 2015. Collective Action and Carbon Sequestration in Nepal. Journal of Forest and Livelihood 13: 1-7.

Dissanayake ST M, Jha P, Adhikari B, Bista R, Bluffstone R, Luintel H, Martinsson P, Paudel N, Somanathan E and Toman M. 2015. Community Managed Forest Groups and Preferences for REDD+ Contract Attributes: A Choice Experiment Survey of Communities in Nepal. Journal of Forest and Livelihood 13: 8-19.

Jones, T.G., H.R. Ratsimba, L. Ravaoarinorotsihoarana, L. Glass, L. Benson, M. Teoh, A. Carro, G. Cripps, C. Giri, S. Gandhi, Z. Andriamahenina, R.Rakotomanana, P-F Roy.2015. The Dynamics, Ecological Variability and Estimated Carbon Stocks of Mangroves in Mahajamba Bay, Madagascar. Journal Marine Science and Engineering 3: 793-820. Halsey, S.M., W.J. Zielinski, and R.M. Scheller. 2015. Modeling predator habitat to enhance reintroduction planning. Landscape Ecology 30:1257-1271.

Creutzburg, M.K., J.E. Halofsky, J.S. Halofsky, T.A. Christopher. 2014. Climate change and land management in the rangelands of Central Oregon. Environmental Management. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-014-0362-3

Smithwick, E.A.H., M.S. Lucash, M.L. McCormack, and G. Sivandran. 2014. Improving the representation of roots in terrestrial models. Ecological Modelling 291: 193-204.

Kretchun, A.M.,R.M. Scheller, M.S. Lucash, K.L. Clark, J. Hom and S. Van Tuyl. 2014. Predicted effects of gypsy moth defoliation and climate change on forest carbon dynamics in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. PLoS ONE 9(8): e102531. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0102531

Wang, F., D.J. Mladenoff, J.A. Forrester, J.A. Blanco, R.M. Scheller, S.D. Peckham, C. Keough, M.S. Lucash and S.T. Gower. 2014. Multi-model simulations of forest harvesting effects on long-term productivity and CN cycling in aspen forests. Ecological Applications 24: 1374-1389. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/12-0888.1

Summer, B.M. 2014. The effectiveness of forest collaborative groups at reducing the likelihood of project appeals and objections in eastern Oregon. Masters of Environment Management Thesis.

Jenny, H., J. Liem, M.S. Lucash, and R.M. Scheller. 2014. 4-D Statistical surface method for visual change detection in forest ecosystem simulation time series. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. DOI: 10.1109/JSTARS.2014.2324972.

Sabatini, F., J. Burton, R.M. Scheller, K. Amatangelo, D.J. Mladenoff. 2014. Functional diversity of ground-layer plant communities in old-growth and managed northern hardwood forests. Applied Vegetation Science 17: 398-407.

Clark, K.L., N. Skowronski, H. Renninger, R.M. Scheller. 2014. Climate change and fire management in the mid-Atlantic region. Forest Ecology and Management 327: 306-315. 

Handler. S., M.J. Duveneck, L. Iverson, E. Peters, R.M. Scheller, K. Wythers, L. Brandt, P. Butler, M. Janowiak, P.D. Shannon, C. Swanston, R. Kolka, C. McQuiston, B. Palik, C. Turner, M. White. 2014. Minnesota Forest Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment and Synthesis. USFS General Technical Report NRS-133.

Handler. S., M.J. Duveneck, L. Iverson, E. Peters, R.M. Scheller, K. Wythers, L. Brandt, P. Butler, M. Janowiak, P.D. Shannon, C. Swanston, A. Clark-Eagle, J.G. Cohen, R. Corner, P.B. Reich, and others. 2014. Michigan Forest Ecosystem Vulnerability Assessment and Synthesis. USFS General Technical Report NRS-129.

Loudermilk, E. L., A. Stanton, R. M. Scheller, T. Dilts, P. J. Weisberg, C. N. Skinner, and J. Yang. 2014. Effectiveness of fuel treatments for mitigating wildfire risk and sequestering forest carbon: A case study in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Forest Ecology and Management 323: 114-125.

Duveneck, M.J., R.M. Scheller, and M.A White. 2014. Effects of alternative forest management strategies in the face of climate change in the northern Great Lake region. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44:700-710.

Lucash M.S., R.M. Scheller, A.M. Kretchun, K. Clark and J. Hom. 2014. Impacts of climate change and fire on long-term nitrogen cycling and forest productivity in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44: 402-412.

Duveneck, M.J., R.M. Scheller, M.A. White, S.D. Handler, and C. Ravenscroft. 2014. Climate change effects on northern Great Lake (USA) forests: A case for preserving diversity. Ecosphere 5(2):23. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES13-00370.1

Strawn, K.E. 2013. Unearthing the habitat of a hyperaccumulator: Case study of the invasive plant yellowtuft (Alyssum; Brassicaceae) in Southwest Oregon, USA. Management of Biological Invasions 4: 249-259.

Luintel, H., C.S. Silori, S. Frick, and B.H. Poudyal. 2013. Grassroots capacity building for REDD+: Lessons from Nepal. Journal of Forest and Livelihood, 11(2): 1-13.

Poudyal, B.H., G. Paudel, and H. Luintel. 2013. Enhancing REDD+ outcomes through improved governance of community forestry user groups. Journal of Forest and Livelihood, 11(2): 14-26. 

Silori, C.S., S. Frick, H. Luintel, and B.H. Poudyal. 2013. Social safeguards in REDD+: A review of existing initiatives and challenges. Journal of Forest and Livelihood, 11(2): 27-36.

Halsey, S.M. 2013. Distribution of bobcats and areas of reintroduction for fisher in the Southern Washington Cascades. Master of Science thesis.

Loudermilk, E.L., R.M. Scheller, P.J.Weisberg, J. Yang, T. Dilts, S.L. Karam, C.N. Skinner. 2013. Carbon dynamics in the future forest: The importance of climate-fire interactions and long-term successional legacy. Global Change Biology 19: 3502-3515.

Scheller, R.M. 2013. Landscape Modeling. In: Levin, S.A. (editor) Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, second edition, Volume 4: 531-538. Academic Press, Waltham, MA.

Karam,S., P. Weisberg, R.M. Scheller, W. Miller, D. Johnson. 2013. Development and evaluation of a nutrient cycling extension for the LANDIS-II landscape simulation model. Ecological Modelling 250:45-57.

Scheller, R.M., A. M. Kretchun, S. Van Tuyl, K. L. Clark, M. S. Lucash, and J. Hom. 2012. Divergent carbon dynamics under climate change in forests with diverse soils,tree species, and land use histories. Ecosphere 3(11):110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES12-00241.1

Dymond, C.C., R.M. Scheller, and S. Beukema. 2012. A new model for simulating climate change and carbon dynamics in forested landscapes. Journal of Ecosystems and Management 13(2):1–2.

Loudermilk, E.L., O’Brien, J.J., Mitchell, R.J., Cropper Jr., W.P., Hiers, J.K., Grunwald, S., Grego, J., Fernandez, J.C. 2012. Linking complex forest fuel structure and fire behavior at fine-scales. International Journal of Wildland Fire 21(7) 882-893.

Seidl, R., W. Rammer, R.M. Scheller, T.A. Spies. 2012. An individual-based process model to simulate landscape-scale forest ecosystem dynamics. Ecological Modelling 231: 87-100.

Lucash M.S., R.D. Yanai, J.D. Blum and B.B. Park. 2012. Foliar nutrient concentrations related to soil sources across a range of sites and tree species in the Northeastern USA. Soil Science Society of America Journal 76:1-10.

Xu, C., G.Z. Gertner, and R.M. Scheller. 2012. Importance of colonization and competition in forest landscape response to climatic change. Climatic Change 110: 53-83.

Scheller, R.M., W.D. Spencer, H. Rustigian-Romsos, A.D.Syphard, B.C. Ward, J.R. Strittholt. 2011. Using stochastic simulation to evaluate competing risks of wildfires and fuels management on an isolated forest carnivore. Landscape Ecology 26: 1491-1504.

Thompson, J.R., D.R. Foster, R.M. Scheller, D.B. Kittredge.2011. The influence of land use and climate change on forest biomass and composition in Massachusetts, USA. Ecological Applications 21:2425-2444.

Gustafson, E.J., B.R. Sturtevant, A.Z. Shvidenko, R.M. Scheller. 2011. Using landscape disturbance and succession models to support forest management. Pages 99-118 in: Chao Li, R. Lafortezza and J. Chen (eds). Landscape ecology in forest management and conservation. Jointly published by HEP and Springer, Beijing and Berlin.

Loudermilk, E.L., W.P. Cropper Jr., R.J. Mitchell, H. Lee.2011. Longleaf pine (Pinus palustris) and hardwood dynamics in a fire-maintained ecosystem: A simulation approach. Ecological Modelling 222: 2733-2750.

Gustafson, E.J., A.Z. Shvidenko, R.M. Scheller. 2011.Effectiveness of forest management strategies to mitigate effects of global change in south-central Siberia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research41:1405-1421.

Scheller, R.M., S. Van Tuyl, K. Clark, J. Hom, I. La Puma.2011. Carbon sequestration in the New Jersey pine barrens under different scenarios of fire management. Ecosystems 14:987-1004.

Spencer, W.D., H. Rustigan, R.M. Scheller, J.R. Strittholt,W.J. Zielinski, and R. Truex. 2011. Using occupancy and population models to assess habitat conservation opportunities for an isolated carnivore population.Biological Conservation 144: 788-803.

Syphard, A.D., R.M. Scheller, B.C. Ward, W.D. Spencer, J.R.Strittholt. 2011. Simulating landscape-scale effects of fuel treatments in the Sierra Nevada, California, USA. International Journal of Wildland Fire 20:364-383.

Scheller, R.M., D. Hua, P.V. Bolstad, R. Birdsey, D.J.Mladenoff. 2011. The effects of forest harvest intensity in combination with wind disturbance on carbon dynamics in a Lake States mesic landscape. Ecological Modelling 222: 144-153.

Scheller, R.M., E.J. Gustafson, B.R. Sturtevant, B.C. Ward,and D.J. Mladenoff. 2010. Increasing the research and management value of ecological models using modern software engineering techniques. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8: 253-260.

Xu, C., G.Z. Gertner, B. Guneralp, R.M. Scheller. 2010.Elasticity and loop analysis: tools for understanding forest landscape response to climatic change in spatial dynamic models. Landscape Ecology 25: 855-871.

Gustafson, E.J., A.Z. Shvidenko, B.R. Sturtevant, R.M.Scheller. 2010. Predicting global change effects on forest biomass and composition in south-central Siberia. Ecological Applications 20: 700-715.

Ravenscroft, C.R., R.M. Scheller, D.J. Mladenoff, M.A.White. 2010. Simulating forest restoration in a mixed ownership landscape under climate change. Ecological Applications 20: 327-346.

Sturtevant, B.R., R.M. Scheller, B.R. Miranda, D. Shinneman, A.D. Syphard. 2009. Simulating dynamic and mixed-severity fire regimes: A process-based fire extension for LANDIS-II. Ecological Modelling 220: 3380-3393.

Sturtevant, B.R., B.R. Miranda, J. Yang, H.S. He, E.J. Gustafson, and R.M. Scheller. 2009. Studying fire mitigation strategies in multi-ownership landscapes: Balancing the management of fire-dependent ecosystems and fire risk. Ecosystems 12: 445-461.

Xu, C., G.Z. Gertner, and R.M. Scheller. 2009. Uncertainty in forest landscape response to global climate change. Global Change Biology 15: 116-131.

Scheller, R.M. and D.J. Mladenoff. 2008. The Potential Futures of Wisconsin Forested Landscapes. In "The Vanishing Present: Ecological change in Wisconsin" D.M. Waller and T.P. Rooney, Eds. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Scheller, R.M. and D.J. Mladenoff. 2008. Simulated effects of climate change, fragmentation, and inter-specific competition on tree species migration in northern Wisconsin, USA. Climate Research 36: 191-202.

Scheller, R.M., S. Van Tuyl, K. Clark, N.G. Hayden, J. Hom, D.J. Mladenoff. 2008. Simulation of forest change in the New Jersey Pine Barrens under current and historic conditions. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 1489-1500.

Xu, C., G.Z. Gertner, and R.M. Scheller. 2007. Potential effects of interaction between CO2 and temperature on Boundary Water Canoe Area forest landscape response to global warming. Global Change Biology 13: 1469-1483.

Scheller, R.M. and D.J. Mladenoff. 2007. Forest landscape simulation models: Tools and strategies for understanding large-scale forested ecosystems. Landscape Ecology 22: 491-505.

Scheller, R.M., J.B. Domingo, B.R. Sturtevant, J.S.Williams, A. Rudy, D.J. Mladenoff, and E.J. Gustafson. 2007. Design,development, and application of LANDIS-II, a spatial landscape simulation model with flexible temporal and spatial scales. Ecological Modelling 201: 409-419.

Radeloff, V.C., D.J. Mladenoff, E.J. Gustafson, R.M.Scheller, H.S. He, P.A. Zollner, and R. Akcakaya. 2006. Modeling forest harvesting effects on landscape pattern in a fire-adapted ecosystem. Forest Ecology and Management 236: 113-126.

Ward, B.C., D.J. Mladenoff, and R.M. Scheller. 2005.Landscape-level effects of the interaction between residential development and public forest management in northern Wisconsin, USA. Forest Science 51:616-632.

Scheller, R.M., D.J. Mladenoff, T.R. Crow., and T.A.Sickley. 2005. Simulating the effects of fire reintroduction versus continued fire absence on forest composition and landscape structure in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Northern Minnesota, USA. Ecosystems 8: 396-411.

Scheller, R.M. and D.J. Mladenoff. 2005. A spatially interactive simulation of climate change, harvesting, wind, and tree species migration and projecting changes to forest composition and biomass in northern Wisconsin, USA. Global Change Biology 11: 307-321.

Scheller, R.M. and D.J. Mladenoff. 2004. A forest growth and biomass module for a landscape simulation model, LANDIS: Design, validation, and application. Ecological Modelling180: 211-229.

Scheller, R.M. and D.J. Mladenoff. 2002. Understory species patterns and diversity in old-growth and managed northern hardwood forests. Ecological Applications 12: 1329-1343.