Alan Taylor

Professor of Geography

Alan Taylor

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Topography Fire Severity Vegetation Wildfire Canopy Wildfires Fire Regime Climate Fires Fire Behavior Fuels (Fire Ecology) Prescribed Burning Climate Change National Park National Parks Fire History Vegetation Types Weather Forest Canopy Chaparral Quercus Effect Coniferous Forests Oak

Most Recent Papers

Topography, Climate and Fire History Regulate Wildfire Activity in the Alaskan Tundra

Arif Masrur, Alan Taylor, Lucas Harris, Jennifer Barnes, Andrey Petrov, 2022, Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences

Changes in fire behavior caused by fire exclusion and fuel build-up vary with topography in California montane forests, USA

Catherine Airey-Lauvaux, Andrew D. Pierce, Carl N. Skinner, Alan H. Taylor, 2022, Journal of Environmental Management

Prescribed fire alters structure and composition of a mid-Atlantic oak forest up to eight years after burning

Cody L. Dems, Alan H. Taylor, Erica A.H. Smithwick, Jesse K. Kreye, Margot W. Kaye, 2021, Fire Ecology

Evidence for widespread changes in the structure, composition, and fire regimes of western North American forests

R. K. Hagmann, P. F. Hessburg, S. J. Prichard, N. A. Povak, P. M. Brown, P. Z. Fulé, R. E. Keane, E. E. Knapp, J. M. Lydersen, K. L. Metlen, M. J. Reilly, A. J. Sánchez Meador, S. L. Stephens, J. T. Stevens, A. H. Taylor, L. L. Yocom, M. A. Battaglia, D. J. Churchill, L. D. Daniels, D. A. Falk, P. Henson, J. D. Johnston, M. A. Krawchuk, C. R. Levine, G. W. Meigs, A. G. Merschel, M. P. North, H. D. Safford, T. W. Swetnam, A. E.M. Waltz, 2021, Ecological Applications

Mixed-severity wildfire as a driver of vegetation change in an arizona madrean sky island system, usa

Helen M. Poulos, Michael R. Freiburger, Andrew M. Barton, Alan H. Taylor, 2021, Fire

Controls on spatial patterns of wildfire severity and early post-fire vegetation development in an Arizona Sky Island, USA

Alan H. Taylor, Helen M. Poulos, Jennifer Kluber, Rachel Issacs, Natalie Pawlikowski, Andrew M. Barton, 2021, Landscape Ecology on p. 2637-2656

Drivers of fire severity shift as landscapes transition to an active fire regime, Klamath Mountains, USA

Alan H. Taylor, Lucas B. Harris, Stacy A. Drury, 2021, Ecosphere

Simulated fire regimes favor oak and pine but affect carbon stocks in mixed oak forests in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Anthony Zhao, Alan H. Taylor, Erica A.H. Smithwick, Margot Kaye, Lucas B. Harris, 2021, Forest Ecology and Management

Prescribed fire and fire suppression operations influence wildfire severity under severe weather in Lassen Volcanic National Park, California, USA

Lucas B. Harris, Stacy A. Drury, Calvin A. Farris, Alan H. Taylor, 2021, International Journal of Wildland Fire on p. 536-551

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

Lucas B. Harris, Stacy A. Drury, Alan H. Taylor, 2021, Ecosystems on p. 774-787

Most-Cited Papers

Tamm Review

Paul F. Hessburg, Thomas A. Spies, David A. Perry, Carl N. Skinner, Alan H. Taylor, Peter M. Brown, Scott L. Stephens, Andrew J. Larson, Derek J. Churchill, Nicholas A. Povak, Peter H. Singleton, Brenda McComb, William J. Zielinski, Brandon M. Collins, R. Brion Salter, John J. Keane, Jerry F. Franklin, Greg Riegel, 2016, Forest Ecology and Management on p. 221-250

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

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

Climate, Environment, and Disturbance History Govern Resilience of Western North American Forests

Paul F. Hessburg, Carol L. Miller, Sean A. Parks, Nicholas A. Povak, Alan H. Taylor, Philip E. Higuera, Susan J. Prichard, Malcolm P. North, Brandon M. Collins, Matthew D. Hurteau, Andrew J. Larson, Craig D. Allen, Scott L. Stephens, Hiram Rivera-Huerta, Camille S. Stevens-Rumann, Lori D. Daniels, Ze'ev Gedalof, Robert W. Gray, Van R. Kane, Derek J. Churchill, R. Keala Hagmann, Thomas A. Spies, C. Alina Cansler, R. Travis Belote, Thomas T. Veblen, Mike A. Battaglia, Chad Hoffman, Carl N. Skinner, Hugh D. Safford, R. Brion Salter, 2019, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution

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

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

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

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

Lucas Harris, Alan H. Taylor, 2017, Ecosphere

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