Publications

Recent Ackerly lab publications:

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Ackerly DD, Cornwell WK, Weiss SB, Flint LE, Flint AL. 2015. A geographic mosaic of climate change impacts on terrestrial vegetation: which areas are most at risk? PLoS ONE 10:e0130629 (open access download)

Lawler, J., D.D. Ackerly, C. Albano, M. Anderson, M. Cross, S. Dobrowski, J. Gill, N. Heller, R. Pressey, E. Sanderson, and S. Weiss. 2015. The theory behind, and challenges of, conserving nature’s stage in a time of rapid change. Conservation Biology 29:618-629, doi:10.1111/cobi.12505.

Chardon, N.I., W.K. Cornwell, Flint, L., Flint, A., and D.D. Ackerly. 2015. Topographic, latitudinal and climatic distribution of Pinus coulteri: geographic range limits are not at the edge of the climate envelope. Ecography 38:590-601, doi:10.1111/ecog.00780.

Heller, N.E., J. Kreitler, D.D. Ackerly, S. Weiss, A. Recinos, R. Branciforte, L.E. Flint, A.L. Flint, and E. Micheli. 2015. Targeting climate diversity in conservation planning to build resilience to climate change: a case study with the San Francisco Bay Area Conservation Lands Network. Ecosphere 6: 65 (open access download)

Batllori, E., D.D. Ackerly, and M.A. Moritz. 2015. A minimal model of fire-vegetation feedbacks and disturbance stochasticity generates alternative stable states in grassland-shrubland-woodland systems. Env Research Letters 10: 034018 (open access download)

Chornesky, E.A., D.D. Ackerly, P. Beier, F.W. Davis, L.E. Flint, J.J. Lawler, P.B. Moyle, M.A. Moritz, M. Scoonover, P. Alvarez, K. Byrd, N.E. Heller, E.R. Micheli, S.B. Weiss. 2015. Adapting California’s ecosystems to a changing climate. Bioscience 65:247-262 (open access download)

McIntyre, P.J., J.H. Thorne, C.R. Dolanc, A.L. Flint, L.E. Flint, M. Kelly, D.D. Ackerly. 20th century shifts in forest structure in California: denser forests, smaller trees, and increased dominance of oaks. PNAS 112: 1458-1463 (open access download)

Ackerly, D.D., W.D. Stock, and J.A. Slingsby. 2014. Geography, climate and biodiversity: the history and future of Mediterranean-type ecosystems. Pp. 361-375 in N. Allsopp, J.F. Colville, and G.A. Verboom, eds. Ecology and evolution of fynbos: understanding megadiversity. Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford.

Emery, N.C. and D.D. Ackerly. 2014. Ecological release exposes genetically-based niche variation. Ecology Letters 17: 1149-1157, doi:10.1111/ele.12321.

Rapacciuolo, G., S.P. Maher, A.C. Schneider, T.T. Hammond, M.D. Jabis, R. Walsh, K.J. Iknayan, G.K. Walden, M.F. Oldfather, D.D. Ackerly, S.R. Beissinger. 2014. Beyond a warming fingerprint: individualistic biogeographic responses to heterogeneous climate change in California. Global Change Biology 20: 2841-2855 (open access download)

Terrestrial Biodiversity and Climate Change Collaborative