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20) Briles, C.E.. in press. Controls on Mountain Plant Diversity in Northern California: a 14,000 year Overview. Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Special Issue 2017 Mountains.

19) Kinoshita, A.M., Chin, A, Simon, G.L., Briles, C.E., Hogue, T.S., O’Dowd, A.P., Gerlak, A.K., Albornoz, A.U., 2016. Wildfire, water, and society: Toward integrative research in the “Anthropocene.” Anthropocene. 16: 16-27.

18) Cook, P.L.M., Jennings, M., Holland, D.P., Beardall, J., Briles, C.E., Atun, Z., Doan, Pl., Mills, K., Gell, P. 2016. Blooms of cyanobacteria in a temperate Australian lagoon system post and prior to European settlement. Biogeosciences 113(12): 3677-3686.

17) White, A, Briles,  C.E., Whitlock, C. 2015. Postglacial vegetation and fire history of the southern Cascade Range, Oregon, USA. Quaternary Research. 84(3):  348-357.

16) Higuera, P.E., Briles, C.E., Whitlock, C. 2014. Fire regime complacency and sensitivity to centennial- through millennial- scale climate variability in Rocky Mountain subalpine forests, Colorado, USA. Journal of Ecology. 102: 1429-1441.

 15) Dunnette, P.V., Higuera, P.E., McLauchlan, K.K., Derr, K.M., Briles, C.E., and Keefe, M.H., 2014. Biogeochemical  impacts of wildfires over four millennia in a Rocky Mountain subalpine watershed. New Phytologist. 203: 900-912.

 14) Morey, A.E., C. Goldfinger, C.E. Briles, D. Gavin, D. Colombaroli, and J.E. Kusler. 2013. Are great Cascadia earthquakes recorded in the sedimentary records from small forearc lakes? Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, 13, 2441-2463.

13) Marlon, J.R., Bartlein, P.J., Long, C., Gavin, D.G., Anderson, R.S., Briles, C., Brown, K.J., Colombaroli, D., Hallett, D.J., Power, M.J., Scharf, E.A., Walsh, M.K. A long-term perspective on wildfires in the western U.S. 2012. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. (Download PDF - Download Data: Fig 1Fig 2Fig 3All data including Supp zipped).

12) Briles, C.E., Whitlock, C. and Meltzer, D. 2012. Late glacial-interglacial environments in the southern Rocky Mountains, USA and implications for Younger Dryas-age human occupation.  Quaternary Research.  77: 96-103.

11) Briles, C.E., Whitlock, C. and Skinner, C. 2011. Holocene forest  development and maintenance on different substrates in the Klamath Mountains, northern California. Ecology 92(3), 590-601. 

10) Whitlock, C., Briles, C.E., Fernandez, M.C., Gage, J . 2011. Holocene vegetation, fire and climate history of the Sawtooth Range, Central  Idaho, USA. Quaternary Research 75, 114-124. 

9) Whitlock, C., Higuera, P.E., McWethy, D., Briles, C.E. 2010. Paleoecological perspective on fire ecology: revisiting the fire-regime concept. The Open Ecology Journal. http://www.bentham-open.org/pages/b_viewarticIe.php

8) Marlon, J.R., Bartlein, P.J., Walsh, M.K., Harrison, S.P., Brown, K.J., Edwards, M.E., Higuera, P.E., Power, M.J., Anderson, R.S., Briles, C.E., Brunelle, A., Carcaillet, C., Daniels, M., Hu, F.S., Lavoie, M., Long, C., Minckley, T., Richard, P.J.H., Shafer, D.S., Tinner, W., Umbanhower, C.H., Whitlock, C. 2009. Wildfire response to abrupt climate change in North America. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences. www.pnas.org_cgi_doi_10.1073.pnas0808212106.

7) Briles, C.E., Whitlock, C, Bartlein, P.J and Higuera, P.E. 2008. Regional and local controls on postglacial vegetation and fire in the Siskiyou Mountains of northern California and southern Oregon. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 265:  159-169.

6) Briles, C.E. March 2008. Holocene Vegetation and Fire History of the Floristically Diverse Klamath Mountains,Northern California, USA.  Dissertation, Department of Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene. [email christybriles@gmail.com for dissertation]

5) Whitlock, C., Marlon, J., Briles, C.E., Brunelle, A., Long, C. and Bartlein, P.J. 2008. Long-term relations between fire, fuel, and climate in the northwestern U.S. International Journal of Wildland Fire 17: 72-83. [email whitlock@montana.edu for article]

4) Power, M.J., Marlon, J., Ortiz, N., Bartlein, P.J., Harrison, S.P., Mayle, F.E., Ballouche, A., Bradshaw, R., Carcaillet, C., Cordova, C., Mooney, S., Moreno, P., Prentice, I.C., Thonicke, K., Tinner, W., Whitlock, C., Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y, Anderson, R.S., Beer, R., Behling, H., Briles, C., Brown, K.J., Brunelle A, Bush, M., Camill, P, Chu, G.Q., Clark, J., Colombaroli, D., Connor, S., Daniels, M.,, Daniau, A.-L., Dodson, J., Doughty, E., Edwards, M.E., Fisinger, W., Foster, D., Frechette J., Gaillard, M.-J., Gil-Romera, G., Gavin, D.G., Gobet, E., Haberle, S., Hallett, D.J., Higuera, P., Hope, G., Horn, S., Impagliazzo, S., Inoue, J., Kaltenrieder, P., Kennedy, L., Kong, Z.C., Larsen, C., Long, C.J., Lynch, J., Lynch, B., McGlone, M., Meeks, S., Mensing, S., Meyer, G., Minckley, T., Mohr, J, Nelson, D., New, J., Newnham, R., Noti, R., Oswald, W., Pierce, J., Richard, P.J.H., Rowe, C., Sanchez Goñi, M.F., Shuman, B.J., Takahara, H., Toney, J., Turney, C., Umbanhower, C., Vandergoes, M., Vanniere, B., Vescovi, E., Walsh, M., Wang, X., Williams, N., Wilmshurst, J., Zhang , J.H. 2008. Changes in fire regimes since the Last Glacial Maximum: an assessment based on a global synthesis of charcoal data. Climate Dynamics 30: 887-907. 

3) Briles, C.E., Whitlock, C., and Bartlein, P.J. 2005. Postglacial vegetation, fire and climate history of the Siskiyou Mountains, Oregon, USA. Quaternary Research 64: 44-56.

2) Briles, C.E. 2003. Postglacial vegetation and fire history near Bolan Lake in the northern Siskiyou Mountains of Oregon. M.S. thesis, Department of Geography, University of Oregon, Eugene. 

1) Briles, C.E. 2001. A Snapshot from the Past – An Environmental History of the Pacific Northwest Forests. The Ecotone: The Journal of Environmental Studies, The University of Oregon. pp. 4-5.