Alan Taylor

Professor of Geography

Alan Taylor

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Fire Severity Climate Topography Wildfire Climate Change Canopy Fires Fire Behavior Wildfires Coniferous Tree Coniferous Forests Mixed Forests Pinus Ponderosa Fire Regime Fuels (Fire Ecology) Carbon Forests Carbon Sequestration Tree Ring Ecosystem Productivity Dry Forest Buffers Rain National Park

Most Recent Papers

Spatial patterns of tree cover change at a dry forest margin are driven by initial conditions, water balance and wildfire

Lucas B. Harris, Alan H. Taylor, 2021, Landscape Ecology

Spatial patterns of nineteenth century fire severity persist after fire exclusion and a twenty-first century wildfire in a mixed conifer forest landscape, Southern Cascades, USA

Alan H. Taylor, Catherine Airey-Lauvaux, Becky Estes, Lucas Harris, Carl N. Skinner, 2020, Landscape Ecology on p. 2777-2790

Rain-shadow forest margins resilient to low-severity fire and climate change but not high-severity fire

Lucas B. Harris, Alan H. Taylor, 2020, Ecosphere

Carbon isotope ratios in tree rings respond differently to climatic variations than tree-ring width in a mesic temperate forest

R. Stockton Maxwell, Soumaya Belmecheri, Alan H. Taylor, Kenneth J. Davis, Troy W. Ocheltree, 2020, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology

Strong Legacy Effects of Prior Burn Severity on Forest Resilience to a High-Severity Fire

Lucas B. Harris, Stacy A. Drury, Alan H. Taylor, 2020, Ecosystems

Spatial and temporal dynamics of 20th century carbon storage and emissions after wildfire in an old-growth forest landscape

Lucas B. Harris, Andrew E. Scholl, Amanda B. Young, Becky L. Estes, Alan H. Taylor, 2019, Forest Ecology and Management

Spatial dynamics of tree group and gap structure in an old-growth ponderosa pine-California black oak forest burned by repeated wildfires

Natalie C. Pawlikowski, Michelle Coppoletta, Eric Knapp, Alan H. Taylor, 2019, Forest Ecology and Management on p. 289-302

Jet stream dynamics, hydroclimate, and fire in California from 1600 CE to present

Eugene R. Wahl, Eduardo Zorita, Valerie Trouet, Alan H. Taylor, 2019, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 5393-5398

Advancing dendrochronological studies of fire in the United States

Grant L. Harley, Christopher H. Baisan, Peter M. Brown, Donald A. Falk, William T. Flatley, Henri D. Grissino-Mayer, Amy Hessl, Emily K. Heyerdahl, Margot W. Kaye, Charles W. Lafon, Ellis Q. Margolis, R. Stockton Maxwell, Adam T. Naito, William J. Platt, Monica T. Rother, Thomas Saladyga, Rosemary L. Sherriff, Lauren A. Stachowiak, Michael C. Stambaugh, Elaine Kennedy Sutherland, Alan H. Taylor, 2018, Fire on p. 1-6

Previous burns and topography limit and reinforce fire severity in a large wildfire

Lucas Harris, Alan H. Taylor, 2017, Ecosphere

Most-Cited Papers

Influence of Vegetation Structure on Lidar-derived Canopy Height and Fractional Cover in Forested Riparian Buffers During Leaf-Off and Leaf-On Conditions

Leah Wasser, Rick Day, Laura Chasmer, Alan Taylor, 2013, PLoS One

Climate change, fire management, and ecological services in the southwestern US

Matthew D. Hurteau, John B. Bradford, Peter Z. Fulé, Alan H. Taylor, Katherine L. Martin, 2014, Forest Ecology and Management on p. 280-289

Socioecological transitions trigger fire regime shifts and modulate fire-climate interactions in the Sierra Nevada, USA, 1600-2015 CE

Alan H. Taylor, Valerie Trouet, Carl N. Skinner, Scott Stephens, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 13684-13689

Unsupported inferences of high-severity fire in historical dry forests of the western United States

Peter Z. Fulé, Thomas W. Swetnam, Peter M. Brown, Donald A. Falk, David L. Peterson, Craig D. Allen, Gregory H. Aplet, Mike A. Battaglia, Dan Binkley, Calvin Farris, Robert E. Keane, Ellis Q. Margolis, Henri Grissino-Mayer, Carol Miller, Carolyn Hull Sieg, Carl Skinner, Scott L. Stephens, Alan Taylor, 2014, Global Ecology and Biogeography on p. 825-830

High severity fire and mixed conifer forest-chaparral dynamics in the southern Cascade Range, USA

Catherine Airey Lauvaux, Carl N. Skinner, Alan H. Taylor, 2016, Forest Ecology and Management on p. 74-85

Topography, Fuels, and Fire Exclusion Drive Fire Severity of the Rim Fire in an Old-Growth Mixed-Conifer Forest, Yosemite National Park, USA

Lucas Harris, Alan H. Taylor, 2015, Ecosystems on p. 1192-1208

Use of random forests for modeling and mapping forest canopy fuels for fire behavior analysis in Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, USA

Andrew D. Pierce, Calvin A. Farris, Alan H. Taylor, 2012, Forest Ecology and Management on p. 77-89

Average stand age from forest inventory plots does not describe historical fire regimes in ponderosa pine and mixed-conifer forests of western North America

Jens T. Stevens, Hugh D. Safford, Malcolm P. North, Jeremy S. Fried, Andrew N. Gray, Peter M. Brown, Christopher R. Dolanc, Solomon Z. Dobrowski, Donald A. Falk, Calvin A. Farris, Jerry F. Franklin, Peter Z. Fulé, R. Keala Hagmann, Eric E. Knapp, Jay D. Miller, Douglas F. Smith, Thomas W. Swetnam, Alan H. Taylor, 2016, PLoS One

Tree-ring δ <sup>13</sup>C tracks flux tower ecosystem productivity estimates in a NE temperate forest

Soumaya Belmecheri, R. Stockton Maxwell, Alan H. Taylor, Kenneth J. Davis, Katherine H. Freeman, William J. Munger, 2014, Environmental Research Letters

Changes in forest structure, fuels and potential fire behaviour since 1873 in the Lake Tahoe Basin, USA

Alan H. Taylor, Anna M. Vandervlugt, R. Stockton Maxwell, Robert M. Beaty, Catherine Airey, Carl N. Skinner, 2014, Applied Vegetation Science on p. 17-31