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Bibliographies are organized by topic and can be accessed using the links below or the menu on the right.

Sagebrush Ecosystems

The Great Basin

Pinyon and Juniper Woodlands

Cheatgrass Invasion

Wildlife in Sagebrush Ecosystems

Hydrology

Wild and Prescribed Fire

Sociopolitical and Economics

Data Analysis

A searchable "Great Basin Bibliography" is available on the website of the Great Basin Information Project.

Recently Published Articles and Reports

Al-Hamdan, O.Z., F.B. Pierson Jr, M.A. Nearing, C.J. Williams, J.J. Stone, P.R. Kormos, J. Boll, and M.A. Weltz. 2013. Risk assessment of erosion from concentrated flow on rangelands using overland flow distribution and shear stress partitioning. Transactions of the ASABE. 56(2):539-548. Available here, and here.

Bates, J.D., K.W. Davies and R.N. Sharp. 2011. Shrub-Steppe Early Succession Following Juniper Cutting and Prescribed Fire. Environmental Management 47:468-481. Available here.

Connelly, J.W., S.T. Knick, C.E. Braun, W.L. Baker, E.A. Beever, T. Christiansen, K.E. Doherty, E.O. Garton, S.E. Hanser, D.H. Johnson, M. Leu, R.F. Miller, D.E. Naugle, S.J. Oyler-McCance, D.A. Pyke, K.P. Reese, M.A. Schroeder, S.J. Stiver, B.L. Walker and M.J. Wisdom. 2011. Conservation of Greater Sage-Grouse. Pages 549-646 in S. T. Knick and J. W. Connelly, editors. Greater Sage-Grouse: ecology and conservation of landscape species and its habitats. Studies in Avian Biology No. 38. University of California, Berkley. Available here.

Davies, K.W. 2011. Plant community diversity and native plant abundance decline with increasing abundance of an exotic annual grass. Oecologia 167:481-491. Available here.

Davies, K.W., J.D. Bates and A.M. Nafus. 2011. Are There Benefits to Mowing Wyoming Big Sagebrush Plant Communities? An Evaluation in Southeastern Oregon. Environmental Management 48:539-546. Available here.

Davies. KW., J.D. Bates and A.M. Nafus. 2012. Vegetation Response to Mowing Dense Sagebrush Stands. Rangeland Ecology and Management 65:268-276. Available here.

Davies, K.W., C.S. Boyd, J.L. Beck, J.D. Bates, T.J. Svejcar and M.A. Gregg. 2011. Saving the sagebrush sea: An ecosystem conservation plan for big sagebrush plant communities. Biological Conservation 144:2573-2584. Available here.

Davies, K.W. and D.D. Johnson. 2011. Are We "Missing the Boat" on Preventing the Spread of Invasive Plants in Rangelands? Invasive Plant Science and Management 4:166-171. Available here.

Jacobs, B.F. 2011. Spatial patterns and ecological drivers of historic piñon-juniper woodland expansion in the American southwest. Ecography: online publication. Available here.

Johnson, D.D., K.W. Davies, P.T. Schreder and A.M. Chamberlain. 2011. Perceptions of Ranchers About Medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae (L.) Nevski) Management on Sagebrush Steppe Rangelands. Environmental Management 48:400-417. Available here.

Johnson, B.G., D.W. Johnson, J.C. Chambers and R.R. Blank. 2011. Fire effects on the mobilization and uptake of nitrogen by cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.). Plant Soil 341:437-445. Available here.

Knick, S.T. and J. W. Connelly, editors. 2011. Greater Sage-Grouse: ecology and conservation of landscape species and its habitats. Studies in Avian Biology No. 38. University of California, Berkley. More information available here.

Madsen, M.D., K.W. Davies, C.J. Williams and T.J. Svejcar. 2012. Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth. Journal of Applied Ecology 49(2):431-438. Available here.

Madsen, M.D., S.L. Petersen, B.A. Roundy, B.G. Hopkins and A.G. Taylor. 2012. Comparison of Postfire Soil Water Repellency Amelioration strategies on bluebunch wheatgrass and cheatgrass survival. Rangeland Ecology and Management 65(2):182-188. Available here.

Madsen, M.D., D.L. Zvirzdin, S.L. Petersen, B.G. Hopkins, B.A. Roundy and D.G. Chandler. 2011. Soil Water Repellency within a Burned Piñon-Juniper Woodland: Spatial Distribution, Severity, and Ecohydrologic Implications. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75:1543-1553. Available here.

Miller, R.F., S.T. Knick, D.A. Pyke, C.W. Meinke, S.E. Hanser, M.J. Wisdom, and A.L. Hild. 2011. Characteristics of sagebrush habitats and limitations to long-term conservation. Pages 146-184 in S. T. Knick and J. W. Connelly, editors. Greater Sage-Grouse: ecology and conservation of landscape species and its habitats. Studies in Avian Biology No. 38. University of California, Berkley. Available here.

Pierson, F.B., C.J. Williams, S.P. Hardegree, P.E. Clark, P.R. Kormos, and O.Z. Al-Hamdan. 2013. Hydrologic and Erosion Responses of Sagebrush Steppe Following Juniper Encroachment, Wildfire, and Tree Cutting. Rangeland Ecology and Management 66:274–289. Available here.

Williams, C. J., F.B. Pierson, O.Z. Al-Hamdan, P.R. Kormos, S.P. Hardegree, and P.E. Clark. 2013, Can wildfire serve as an ecohydrologic threshold-reversal mechanism on juniper-encroached shrublands. Ecohydrology. doi: 10.1002/eco.1364. Available here.