Publications

Mori, A.S., K. Lertzman, L. Gustafson. 2016. Biodiversity and ecosystem services in forest ecosystems: a research agenda for applied forest ecology. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Hoffman K.M., D. G. Gavin, K. P. Lertzman, D. J. Smith and B. M. Starzomski. 2016. 13,000 years of fire history derived from soil charcoal in a British Columbia coastal temperate rainforest. Ecosphere.

Savo V., D.S. Lepofsky, J.P. Benner, K.E. Kohfeld, H.J. Bailey, and K.P. Lertzman. 2016. Observations of climate change among subsistence-oriented communities around the world. Nature Climate Change 6:462–473.

Spry, C.M., K.E. Kohfeld, D.M. Allen, D. Dunkley and K. Lertzman. 2014. Characterizing Pineapple Express Storms in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Canadian Water Resources Journal 39:302-323.

Benner, J., K. Lertzman, E.W. Pinkerton. 2014. Social contracts and community forestry: How can we design forest policies and tenure arrangements to generate local benefits? Canadian Journal of Forest Research 44(8):903-913.

Palen, W.P, T.D. Sisk, M.E. Ryan, J.L. Arvai, M. Jaccard, A.K. Salomon, T. Homer-Dixon, and K.P. Lertzman. 2014. Consider the global impacts of oil pipelines: debates over oil-sands infrastructure obscure a broken policy process that overlooks broad climate, energy and environment issues. Nature (June 26) 510:465-467.

McKechnie, I, D. Lepofsky, M.L. Moss, V.L. Butler, T.J. Orchard, G. Coupland, F. Fosterg, M. Caldwell, and K. Lertzman. 2014. Archaeological Data Provide Alternative Hypotheses on Pacific Herring (Clupea pallasii) Distribution, Abundance, and Variability. PNAS 111(9):E807-E816.

Heyerdahl, E.K., K. Lertzman, and C. M. Wong. 2012. Mixed-severity fire regimes in dry forests of southern interior British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 88–98.

Mori, A.S. and K.P. Lertzman. 2011. Historic variability in fire-generated landscape heterogeneity of subalpine forests in the Canadian Rockies. Journal of Vegetation Science 22:45–58.

V. Savo, E. De Zuliani, L. Salvati, L. Perini, G. Caneva. 2012. Long-term changes in precipitation and temperature patterns and their possible impacts on vegetation (Tolfa-Cerite area, central Italy). Applied Ecology and Environmental Research Journal 10(3):243-266.

Heyerdahl, E.K., K. Lertzman, and C. M. Wong. 2012. Mixed-severity fire regimes in dry forests of southern interior British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 88–98.

S. Ceschin, M. Aleffi, S. Bisceglie, V. Savo, V. Zuccarello. 2012. Aquatic bryophytes as ecological indicators of the water quality status in the Tiber river basin (Italy). Ecological Indicators, 14: 74-81.

Kumbaric, V. Savo, G. Caneva. 2012. Orchids in the Roman iconography: Evidence for the first representations. Journal of Cultural Heritage doi: 10.1016/j.culher.2012.09.002. on ScienceNow

Mori, A.S. and K.P. Lertzman. 2011. Historic variability in fire-generated landscape heterogeneity of subalpine forests in the Canadian Rockies. Journal of Vegetation Science 22:45–58.

V. Savo, G. Caneva, P.M. Guarrera, D. Reedy. 2011. Folk phytotherapy of the Amalfi Coast (Campania, Southern Italy). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 135: 376-392.

Tutsch, M., W. Haider, B. Beardmore, K.P. Lertzman, A. Cooper, and R. Walker. 2010. Estimating the Consequences of Wildfire for Wildfire Risk Assessment, a case study in the southern Gulf Islands, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40:2104-2114.

Lertzman, K.P. 2009. The paradigm of management, management systems, and resource stewardship. Journal of Ethnobiology 29(2): 339–358.

W.C. McClatchey, G. Mahady, B.C. Bennett, L. Weiss, V. Savo. 2009. Ethnobotany as a Pharmacological Research Tool and Recent Developments in CNS-active Natural Products from Ethnobotanical Sources. Pharmacology & Therapeutics, 123: 239–254.

Jordan, G.J., Fortin, M.-J., and Lertzman, K.P. 2008. Spatial pattern and persistence of historical fire boundaries in southern interior British Columbia. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 15:523-535.

Lepofsky, D.S. and K.P. Lertzman. 2008. Documenting ancient plant management in the Northwest of North America. Botany 86:129-145.

Gavin D.G., D.J. Hallett, F.S. Hu, K.P. Lertzman, S.J. Prichard, K.J. Brown, J.A. Lynch, P.Bartlein, D.L. Peterson. 2007. Forest fire and climate change: Insights from sediment charcoal records. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5(9):499-506.

Heyerdahl, E.K., K. Lertzman, S. Karpuk. 2007. Local-scale controls of a low-severity fire regime (1750-1950), southern British Columbia, Canada. Ecoscience 14:40-47.

Gavin, D.G., F.S. Hu, K. Lertzman, and P. Corbett. 2006. Weak climatic control of stand-scale fire history during the late Holocene. Ecology, 87(7):1722–1732.

Saunders, S.C., K.P. Lertzman, and M. Fuchs. 2006. Bird Assemblages associated with vine maple gaps by in Coastal Western Hemlock Forests of British Columbia. Northwest Science 80:165-176.

Lepofsky, D. and K. Lertzman. 2005. More on sampling for richness and diversity in archaeobiological assemblages. Journal of Ethnobiology 25;175-188.

Jordan, G.J., M.J. Fortin, and K.P. Lertzman. 2005. Assessing spatial uncertainty associated with forest fire boundary delineation. Landscape Ecology 20:719-731.

Lepofsky, D., K. Lertzman, D. Hallett, and R. Mathewes. 2005. Climate Change and Culture Change on the Southern Coast of British Columbia 2400-1200 B.P.: An Hypothesis. American Antiquity 70: 267-293.

Sandmann, H. and K. P. Lertzman. 2003. Combining high-resolution aerial photography with gradient- directed transects to guide field sampling and forest mapping in mountainous terrain. Forest Science 49:429-443.

Hallett, D. J., D. S. Lepofsky, R. W. Mathewes and K. P. Lertzman. 2003. 11 000 years of fire history and climate in the mountain hemlock rain forests of southwestern British Columbia based on sedimentary charcoal. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33:292-312.

Gavin, D. G., L. B. Brubaker and K. P. Lertzman. 2003. An 1800-year record of the spatial and temporal distribution of fire from the west coast of Vancouver Island, Canada (vol 33, pg 573, 2003). Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33:1167-1167.

Gavin, D. G., L. B. Brubaker and K. P. Lertzman. 2003. Holocene fire history of a coastal temperate rain forest based on soil charcoal radiocarbon dates. Ecology 84:186-201.

Drever, C. R. and K. P. Lertzman. 2003. Effects of a wide gradient of retained tree structure on understory light in coastal Douglas-fir forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33:137-146.

Dorner, B., K. Lertzman and J. Fall. 2002. Landscape pattern in topographically complex landscapes: issues and techniques for analysis. Landscape Ecology 17:729-743.

Wong, C. M. and K. P. Lertzman. 2001. Errors in estimating tree age: implications for studies of stand dynamics. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31:1262-1271.

Drever, C. R. and K. P. Lertzman. 2001. Light-growth responses of coastal Douglas-fir and western redcedar saplings under different regimes of soil moisture and nutrients. Canadian Journal of Forest Research—Revue canadienne de recherche forestière 31:2124-2133.

Fall, A. and J. Fall. 2001. A Domain-Specific Language for Models of Landscape Dynamics. Ecological Modelling 141 (1-3): 1-18.

Sutherland, G.D., A.S. Harestad, K. Price, and K.P. Lertzman. 2000. Scaling of natal dispersal distances in terrestrial birds and mammals. Conservation Ecology.

Frazer, G., A.T. Trofymow, and K.P. Lertzman. 2000. Canopy openness and leaf area in chronosequences of coastal temperate rainforests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 30(2):239-256.

Frazer, G., K.P. Lertzman, and A.T. Trofymow. 1999. Developmental trends of canopy structure in coastal forests of British Columbia. Northwest Science 72 (Special Issue 2):21-22.

Wells, R.W., K.P. Lertzman, and S.C. Saunders. 1998. Old-growth definitions for the forests of British Columbia. Natural Areas Journal 18:280-294.

Lertzman, K.P., B. Dorner, and J. Fall. 1998. Three kinds of heterogeneity in fire regimes: at the crossroads of fire history and landscape ecology. Northwest Science 72 (Special Issue):4-22.

Stone, J.N., A. MacKinnon, J.V. Parminter, and K.P. Lertzman. 1998. Coarse woody debris decomposition documented over 65 years on southern Vancouver Island. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 28(5):788-793 .

Schmidt, M.G., A.E. Ogden, and K.P. Lertzman. 1998. Seasonal comparison of soils temperature and moisture in pits and mounds under vine maple gaps and conifer canopy in a coastal western hemlock forest. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 78:291-300.

Lertzman, K.P., G. Sutherland, A. Inselberg, and S. Saunders. 1996. Canopy gaps and the landscape mosaic in a temperate rainforest. Ecology 77:1254-1270.

Lertzman, K.P., J. Raynor, and J. Wilson. 1996. Change in the B.C. forest policy sector: a consideration of Sabatier's advocacy coalition framework. Canadian Journal of Political Science XXIX:111-133.

Lertzman, K., J. Raynor, and J. Wilson. 1996. Reply: On the place of ideas. Canadian Journal of Political Science XXIX:145-148.

Schiek, J., K. Lertzman, B. Nyberg and R. Page. 1995. Does patch size affect birds that live within old-growth montane forests? Conservation Biology 9:1072-1084.

Lertzman, K.P. 1995. Forest dynamics, differential mortality rates and variable transition probabilities. The Journal of Vegetation Science 6:191-204.

Lertzman, K.P. 1992. Patterns of gap-phase replacement in a sub-alpine old growth forest. Ecology 73:657-669.

Lertzman, K.P., and C.J. Krebs. 1991. Gap-phase structure of a subalpine old-growth forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 12:1730-1741.

Sutherland, G., C.L. Gass, P. Thompson, and K.P. Lertzman. 1982. Feeding territoriality in migrant rufous hummingbirds: defense of yellow-bellied sapsucker (Sphyrapicus varius) feeding sites. Can. J. Zool. 60:2046-2050.

Gass, C.L. and K.P. Lertzman. 1980. Capricious mountain weather: a driving variable in hummingbird territorial dynamics. Can. J. Zool. 58:1964-1968.