Refereed Publications:

Chapin, F.S., Strum, M., Serreze, M., McFadden, J., Key, J., Lloyd, A., McGuire, D, Rupp T., Lynch, A., Schimel, J., Beringer, J., Epstein, H., Hinzman, L., Jia, G., Ping, C-L., Tape, K., Chapman, W., Euskirchen, E., Thompson, C., Welker, J.M., Walker, D. 2005. Amplification of Arctic summer warming by terrestrial ecosystem changes. Science 310: 657-660.

Chimner, R.A. and Welker, J.M. 2005. Soil respiration in a Mixedgrass Prairie: responses to changes in snow cover and summer precipitation. Biogeochemistry .73: 257-270.

Dutton, A., Wilkinson, B.H., Welker, J.M., Bowen, G.J. and K.C Lohmann. 2005. Spatial distribution and seasonal variation in 18O/ 16O of modern precipitation and river water across the conterminous United States. Hydrological Processes 19(20): 4121-4146.

Ganjegunte, G.K., Vance, G.F., Preston, C.M., Schuman, G.E., Ingram, L. I., Stahl, P.D., Welker, J.M. 2005. Soil organic carbon composition in a northern mixedgrass prairie: effects of grazing. Soil Science Society of America Journal 69: 1746-1756.

Hinzman, L.D., Bettez, N.D., Bolton, W.R., Chapin, F.S., Dyurgerov, M.B., Fastie, C.L., Griffith, B., Hollister, R..D., Hope, A., Huntington, H.P., Jensen, A.M., Jia, G.J.,Torre Jorgenson, T., Kane, D.L., Klein, D.P., Kofinas,G., Lynch, A.H., Lloyd, A.H., Mcguire, A,D, Nelson, F.E., Oechel, W.C., Osterkamp,T.E., Racine, C.H., Romanovsky, V.E., Stone, R.S.,. Stow, D.A, Sturm, M., Tweedie. C.E., Vourlitis, G.L., Walker, M.D., Walker, D.A.,Patrick J. Webber, P.K., and J.M. Welker . 2005. Evidence for recent changes in the arctic terrestrial landscape. Climatic Change 72: 251-298.

Horton, T.W., Sjostrom, D.J., Abruzzese, M.J., Poage, M.A., Waldbauer, J.R., Hren, M., Wooden, J., and C.P. Chamberlain. American Journal of Science. 304(10): 862-888,

Kishaba, K. and E.A.D. Mitchell. 2005. Changes in tetate amoebae (protists) communities in a small raised bog. A 40-year study. Acta Protozoologica. 44: 1-12.

Knapp, R.A., C.P. Hawkins, J. Ladau and J.G. McClory. 2005. Fauna of Yosemite National Park lakes has low resistance but high resilience to fish introductions. Ecological Applications. 15(3): 835-847.

Kohn, M. and Welker, J.M. 2005. Precipitation d 18 O-temperaturerelations: a reexamination. Earth and Planetary Sciences Letters 231: 87-96.

McGuire, K.J., McDonnell, J.J., Weiler, M., McGlynn, B.L., Kendall, C., Welker, J.M., Seibert, J. 2005. The role of topography on catchment-scale water residence time. Water Resource Research 41: 1-14.

Pélabon, C., T.F. Hansen, M.L. Carlson and W.S. Armbruster. 2005. Effects of crossing distance on offspring fitness and developmental stability in Dalechampia scandens (Euphorbiaceae). American Journal of Botany 92(5): 842-851.

Pélabon, C., M.L. Carlson, T.F. Hansen, N.G. Yoccoz, and W.S. Armbruster. 2005. Consequences of inter-population crosses on developmental stability and canalization in Dalechampia scandens (Euphorbiaceae). Journal of Evolutionary Biology 92(5): 842-851.

Sturm, M., Schimel, J., Michaelson, G., Welker, J.M., Oberbauer, S. F., Liston, G.E., Fahnestock, J., and V.E. Romanovsky. 2005. Winter biological processes could help convert arctic tundra to shrubland. Bioscience 55, 17-26.  

Sullivan, P.F. and Welker, J.M. 2005. Warming chambers stimulate early season growth of an arctic sedge: results of a minirhizotron field study. Oecologia 142: 616-626.

Welker, J.M ., Fahnestock, J. T., Sullivan, P.F. and R.A. Chimner. 2005. Leaf mineral nutrition of Arctic plants in response to warming and deeper snow in northern Alaska. Oikos 109:167-177.

Welker, J.M ., Rayback, S. and G.H.R. Henry. 2005. Arctic and North Atlantic Oscillation phase changes are recorded in the isotopes ( d 18 O & d 13 C) of Cassiope tetragona plants. Global Change Biology 11: 997-1002.

Reports and Other Publications:

*Boggs, K. , and M. Sturdy. 2005. Plant associations and post-fire vegetation succession in Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. Prepared for: National Park Service, Landcover Mapping Program, Alaska Support Office, Anchorage, Alaska. Alaska Natural Heritage Program, Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska Anchorage, 707 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99501. 190p.

LaBau, Vernon J. , J.T. Bones, N.P. Kingsley, H.G.Lund, W.B. Smith. November 2005. A History of Forest Survey in the United States: 1830-2004. Fort Collins, CO: USDA, Forest Service, Inventory and Monitoring Institute. 72p.

*Lapina, I. and M.L. Carlson. 2005. Non-native plant species of Susitna, Matanuska, and Copper River Basins: Summary of survey findings and recommendations for control actions. Final report for USDA Forest Service, State and Private Forestry, Anchorage, AK. 64p.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations:

Helen Cortes-Burns , AKNHP Assistant Botanist and Ruth Gronquist, BLM presented: "Summary of Burned Area Emergency response, Invasive Plant Surveys" at the 6th Annual Noxious & Invasive Plants Workshop, October 25 and 26, Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge, Fairbanks, Alaska.

Matt Carlson , AKNHP Program Botanist and Irina Lapina, AKNHP Botany Assistant, presented a workshop on the "Overview of 2005 Heritage Program Activities, and Looking to the Future..." at the 6th Annual Noxious & Invasive Plants Workshop, October 25 and 26, Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge, Fairbanks, Alaska.