Publications

  1. Sánchez Meador, A.J., Springer J.D.., Huffman, D.W., Crouse J.E., and M.A. Bowker. In Press. Ecological restoration treatments improve soil function in frequent-fire forests of the western United States: A systematic review. Restoration Ecology.
  2. Laughlin, D.C., Strahan, R.T., Huffman, D.W., and A.J. Sánchez Meador. In Press. Using trait-based ecology to restore resilient ecosystems: historical conditions and the future of montane forests in western North America. Restoration Ecology. Download
  3. Huffman, D.W., Sánchez Meador, A.J., Stoddard, M.T., Crouse, J.E., and J.P. Roccaforte. 2017. Efficacy of resource objective wildfires for restoring ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) forests of northern Arizona. Forest Ecology and Management. 389:395-403. Download
  4. Strahan, R.T., Sanchez Meador, A.J., Huffman, D.W., and D.C. Laughlin. 2016. Shifts in community-level traits and functional diversity in a mixed conifer forest: a legacy of land-use change. Journal of Applied Ecology. 53(6) 1755-1765. Download
  5. Rodman, K.C., Sánchez Meador, A.J. Huffman, D.W. and K.M. Waring. 2016 Reference conditions and historical fine-scale spatial dynamics in a southwestern mixed-conifer forest, Arizona, USA. Forest Science 62(3): 268-280.
  6. Schneider, E., Sánchez Meador, A.J. and W.W. Covington. 2016. Reference conditions and historical changes in an unharvested ponderosa pine stand on sedimentary soil. Restoration Ecology 24: 212-221.
  7. Taylor, M.H., Sánchez Meador, A.J., Kim, Y.S. Rollins, K., and H. Will. 2015. The economics of ecological restoration and hazardous fuel reduction treatments in the ponderosa pine forest ecosystem. Forest Science 61: 988-1008.
  8. Stoddard, M.T., Sánchez Meador, A.J., Fulé, P.Z., and J.E. Korb. 2015. 5-year post-restoration treatment conditions and simulated forest trajectories under alternative climate scenarios in a southwestern warm/dry mixed-conifer forest. Forest Ecology and Management 356: 253-261
  9. Ouzts, J., Kolb, T. Sánchez Meador, A.J. and D.W. Huffman. 2015. Post-fire ponderosa pine plantings in Arizona and New Mexico. Forest Ecology and Management 354: 281-290.
  10. Tuten, M.C., Sánchez Meador, A.J. and P.Z. Fulé. 2015. Ecological restoration and fine-scale structural regulation in Southwestern ponderosa pine forests. Forest Ecology and Management 348: 57–67.
  11. Sánchez Meador, A.J., Waring, K.M., and E.L. Kalies. 2015. Implications of diameter caps on multiple forest resource responses in the context of 4FRI: Results from the Forest Vegetation Simulator. Journal of Forestry 113(2): 219–230.
  12. Waltz, A.E.M., Stoddard, M.T., Kalies, E.L., Springer, J.D., Huffman, D.W. and A.J. Sánchez Meador. 2014. Effectiveness of fuel reduction treatments: assessing metrics of forest resiliency and wildfire severity after the Wallow Fire, AZ. Forest Ecology and Management 334(15): 43-52.
  13. S. Nepal, B.R. Ojha, A.J. Sánchez Meador, S.P. Gaire, and C. Shilpakar. 2014. Effect of gamma rays on germination and photosynthetic pigments of maize (Zea mays L.) inbreds. International Journal of Research. 1(5): 511-545.
  14. Azpeleta Tarancón, A., P.Z. Fulé, K.L. Shive, C.H. Sieg, A.J. Sánchez Meador, and B. Strom. 2014. Simulating post-wildfire forest trajectories under alternative climate and management scenarios. Ecological Applications. 24(7): 1626–1637.
  15. Reynolds, R.T., A.J. Sánchez Meador, J.A., Youtz, T. Nicolet, M.S. Matonis, P.L. Jackson, D.G. DeLorenzo, and A.D. Graves. 2013. Restoring composition and structure in Southwestern frequent-fire forests: A science-based framework for improving ecosystem resiliency. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-310. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 76 p.
  16. Gedeon, C.I., L.C. Drickamer, and A.J. Sánchez Meador. 2012. Importance of burrow-entrance mounds of Gunnison’s prairie dogs (Cynomys gunnisoni) for vigilance and mixing of soil. Southwestern Naturalist. 57(1): 100-104.
  17. Sánchez Meador, A.J., P.F. Parysow, and M.M. Moore. 2011. A new method for delineating tree patches and assessing spatial reference conditions of ponderosa pine forests in northern Arizona. Restoration Ecology. 19(4): 490-499.
  18. Sánchez Meador, A.J. and M.M. Moore. 2010. Lessons from long-term studies of harvest methods in southwestern ponderosa pine-Gambel oak forests on the Fort Valley Experimental Forest, Arizona, U.S.A. Forest Ecology and Management. 260(2): 193-206.
  19. Sánchez Meador, A.J., P.F. Parysow and M.M. Moore. 2010. Historical stem-mapped permanent plots increase precision of reconstructed reference data in ponderosa pine forests of northern Arizona. Restoration Ecology. 18(2): 224-234.
  20. Sánchez Meador, A.J., M.M. Moore, J.D. Bakker, and P.F. Parysow. 2009. 108 years of change in spatial pattern following selective harvest of a ponderosa pine stand in northern Arizona, USA. Journal of Vegetation Science. 20(1): 79-90.
  21. Bakker, J.D., A.J. Sánchez Meador, P.Z. Fulé, D.W. Huffman, and M.M. Moore. 2008 “Growing Trees Backwards”: Description of a Stand Reconstruction Model. Pp 136-142 in Olberding, S.D., and M.M. Moore (tech coords). 2008. Fort Valley Experimental Forest – A Century of Research 1908-2008. Conference Proceedings; August 7-9, 2008; Flagstaff, AZ. Proceedings RMRS-P-53. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 408 p.
  22. De Blois, B.P., A.J. Finkral, A.J. Sánchez Meador, and M.M. Moore. 2008. Early Thinning Experiments Established by the Fort Valley Experimental Forest. Pp 197-203 in Olberding, S.D., and M.M. Moore (tech coords). 2008. Fort Valley Experimental Forest – A Century of Research 1908-2008. Conference Proceedings; August 7-9, 2008; Flagstaff, AZ. Proceedings RMRS-P-53. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 408 p.
  23. Dyer, J.H., A.J. Sánchez Meador, M.M. Moore, and J.D. Bakker. 2008. Forest Structure and Tree Recruitment Changes on a Permanent Historical Cinder Hills Plot Over a 130-Year Period. Pp 214-221 in Olberding, S.D., and M.M. Moore (tech coords). 2008. Fort Valley Experimental Forest—A Century of Research 1908-2008. Conference Proceedings; August 7-9, 2008; Flagstaff, AZ. Proceedings RMRS-P-53. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 408 p.
  24. Sánchez Meador, A.J. and M.M. Moore. 2008. 93 Years of Stand Density and Land-Use Legacy Research at the Coulter Ranch Study Site. Pp 321-330 in Olberding, S.D., and M.M. Moore (tech coords). 2008. Fort Valley Experimental Forest – A Century of Research 1908-2008. Conference Proceedings; August 7-9, 2008; Flagstaff, AZ. Proceedings RMRS-P-53. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 408 p.
  25. Sánchez Meador, A.J. and S.D. Olberding. 2008. Fort Valley’s Early Scientists: A Legacy of Distinction. Pp 331-338 in Olberding, S.D., and M.M. Moore (tech coords). 2008. Fort Valley Experimental Forest – A Century of Research 1908-2008. Conference Proceedings; August 7-9, 2008; Flagstaff, AZ. Proceedings RMRS-P-53. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 408 p.
  26. Abella, S.R., W.W. Covington, P.Z. Fulé, L.B. Lentile, A.J. Sánchez Meador, and P. Morgan. 2007. Past, Present, and Future Old Growth in Frequent-Fire Conifer Forests of the Western United States. Ecology and Society 12(2): 16.