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Foster, D. R.  1999.  Thoreau's Country.  Journey Through a Transformed Landscape. Harvard University Press.

Foster, D. R. and J. O'Keefe. 2000. New England Forests Through Time. Insights From the Harvard Forest Dioramas. Harvard University Press.

Turner, B. L., J. Geoghegan, and D. R. Foster (eds). 2003. Integrated Land Change Science and Tropical Deforestation in Southern Yucatan: Final Frontiers. Oxford University Press.

Foster, D. R. and J. Aber (eds). 2004. Forest In Time. Ecosystem Structure and Function as a Consequence of 1000 Years of Change. Yale University Press.

Redman, C. and D. R. Foster (eds). 2008. Agrarian Landscapes in Transition. Oxford University Press.

Foster, D. R., B. M. Donahue, D. B. Kittredge, K. F. Lambert, M. L. Hunter, B. R. Hall, L. C. Irland, R. J. Lilieholm, D. A. Orwig, A. W. D'Amato, E. A. Colburn, J. R. Thompson, J. N. Levitt, A. M. Ellison, W. S. Keeton, J. D. Aber, C. V. Cogbill, C. T. Driscoll, T. J. Fahey, and C. M. Hart. 2010. Wildlands and Woodlands: A Vision for the New England Landscape. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Foster, D. R. 2010. Meeting the Conservation Challenge in New England. In: Conservation Capital in the Americas. J. N. Levitt, (eds). Cambridge, MA, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Foster, D. R., Baiser, B., Barker Plotkin, A., D'Amato, A. W., Ellison, A. M., Orwig, D. A., Oswald, W. W., & Thompson, J. R. (2014). Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge. Yale University: Yale University Press.

 

 

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2012

Orwig, D. A., Thompson, J. R., Povak, N. A., Manner, M., Niebyl, D., Foster, D. R. 2012. A foundation tree at the precipice: Tsuga canadensis health after the arrival of Adelges tsugae in central New England. Ecosphere. Ecosphere 3: .

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2011

Hou, J., Huang, Y., Shuman, B. N., Oswald, W. W., Foster, D. R. 2011. Abrupt cooling repeatedly punctuated early-Holocene climate in eastern North America. The Holocene : .

Ireland, A. W., Oswald, W. W., Foster, D. R. 2011. An integrated reconstruction of recent forest dynamics in a New England cultural landscape. Vegetation History and Archaeobotany 20: 245-252.

Oswald, W. W., Foster, D. R. 2011. A record of late-Holocene environmental change from southern New England, USA. Quaternary Research 76: 314-318.

Oswald, W. W., Foster, D. R. 2011. Middle-Holocene dynamics of . The Holocene 22: 71-78.

Thompson, J. R., Foster, D. R., Scheller, R., Kittredge, D. B. 2011. The influence of land use and climate change on forest biomass and composition in Massachusetts, USA. Ecological Applications 21: 2425-2444.

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2010 

Albani, M., Moorcroft, P. R., Ellison, A. M., Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 2010. Predicting the impact of hemlock Woolly Adelgid on carbon dynamics of Eastern U.S. forests. Canadian Journal Forest Research 40: 119-133.

Ellison, A. M., Barker Plotkin, A., Foster, D. R., Orwig, D. A. 2010. Experimentally testing the role of foundation species in forests: the Harvard Forest Hemlock Removal Experiment. Methods in Ecology & Evolution 1: 168-179.

Faison, E. K., Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R., McDonald, J. E. 2010. Moose Foraging in the Temperate Forests of Southern New England. Northeastern Naturalist 17: 1-18.

Foster, D. R. 2010. Meeting the Conservation Challenge in New England. In: Levitt, J. N., Conservation Capital in the Americas, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Cambridge, MA.

Xiao, J., Zhuang, Q., Law, B. E., Chen, J., Baldocchi, D. D., Cook, D. R., Oren, R., Richardson, A. D. , Ma, S., Martin, T. A., Verma, S. B., Suyker, A. E., Scott, R. L., Monson, R. K. , Litvak, M., Hollinger, D. Y., Sun, G. , Davis, K. J. , Bolstad, P. V., Burns, S. P., Curtis, P. S., Drake, B. G., Falk, M., Fischer, M. L., Foster, D. R., Gu, L., Hadley, J. L., Katul, G. G., Matamala, R., McNulty, S., Meyers, T. P., Munger, J. W., Noormets, A., Oechel, W. C., Paw U, K. T., Schmid, H. P., Starr, G., Torn, M. S., Wofsy, S. C. 2010. A continuous measure of gross primary production for the conterminous United States derived from MODIS and AmeriFlux data. Remote Sensing and Environment 114: 576-591.

Foster, D. R., Donahue, B. M., Kittredge, D. B., Lambert, K. F., Hunter, M. L., Hall, B. R., Irland, L. C., Lilieholm, R. J., Orwig, D. A., D'Amato, A. W., Colburn, E. A. , Thompson, J. R. , Levitt, J. N., Ellison, A. M., Keeton, W. S., Aber, J. D., Cogbill, C. V., Driscoll, C. T., Fahey, T. J., Hart, C. M. 2010. Wildlands and Woodlands: A Vision for the New England Landscape.. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Lindbladh, M., Foster, D. R. 2010. Dynamics of long-lived foundation species: the history of . Journal of Ecology 98: 1330-1345.

Oswald, W. W., Foster, D. R., Doughty, E., MacDonald, D. 2010. A record of Holocene environmental and ecological changes from Wildwood Lake, Long Island, New York. Journal of Quaternary Science 25: 967-974.

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2009 

Busby, P. E., Canham, C. D., Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R. 2009. Forest response to chronic hurricane disturbance in coastal New England. Journal of Vegetation Science 20: 487-497.

D'Amato, A. W. , Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 2009. Understory vegetation in old-growth and second-growth Tsuga canadensis forests in western Massachusetts. Forest Ecology and Management 257: 1043-1052.

Motzkin, G., Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 2009. Dwarf Pitch Pine Communities in the Southern Taconics: Race Mountain, Bear Mountain, and "Hill 1914". Harvard Forest Paper No. 29 : 42.

Motzkin, G., Wilson, P., Foster, D. R., Allen, A. E. 1999. Vegetation patterns in heterogeneous landscapes: the importance of history and environment. Journal of Vegetation Science 10: 903-920.

Oswald, W. W., Foster, D. R., Doughty, E. D., Faison, E. K. 2009. A record of Lateglacial and early Holocene environmental and ecological change from southwestern Connecticut, USA. Journal of Quaternary Science 24: 553-556.

Sasaki, N., Knorr, W., Foster, D. R., Etoh, H., Ninomiya, H., Chay, S., Kim, S., Sun, S. 2009. Woody biomass and bioenergy potentials in Southeast Asia between 1990 and 2020. Applied Energy 86: S140-S150.

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2008

Busby, P. E., Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R. 2008. Multiple and interacting disturbances lead to Fagus grandifolia dominance in coastal New England. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 135: 346-359.

D'Amato, A. W., Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 2008. The Influence of Successional Processes and Disturbance on the structure of Tsuga canadensis Forests. Ecological Applications 18: 1182-1199.

Foster, D. R. 2008. In Memoriam Richard Hale Goodwin 1910-2007, Botanist, Teacher, Conservationist, and Mentor. Rhodora 110: 103-110.

Foster, D. R., Donahue, B., Kittredge, D. B., Motzkin, G., Hall, B., Turner, B. L., Chilton, E. 2008. New England's Forest Landscape. Ecological Legacies and Conservation Patterns Shaped by Agrarian History. In: Redman, C. L., Foster, D. R., Agrarian Landscapes in Transition, Oxford University Press, Inc., New York, N. Y.

Foster, D. R., Labich, W. 2008. A Wildland and Woodland Vision for the New England Landscape: Local Conservation, Biodiversity and the Global Environment. In: Askins, R. A., Dreyer, G. D., Visgilio, G. R., Whitelaw, D. M., Saving Biological Diversity, Springer, US.

Xiao, J., Zhuang, Q., Baldocchi, D. D., Law, B. E., Richardson, A. D., Chen, J., Oren, R., Starr, G., Noormets, A., Mac, S., Verma, S. B., Wharton, S., Wofsy, S. C., Bolstad, P. V., Burns, S. P., Cook, D. R., Curtis, P. S., Drak, B. G., Falk, M., Fischer, M. L., Foster, D. R., Gu, L. D., Hadley, J. L., Hollinger, D. Y., Katul, G. G., Litvak, M., Martin, T. A., Matamala, R., McNulty, S., Meyers, T. P., Monson, R. K., Munger, J. W., Oechel, W. C., Paw Uk, K. T., Schmid, H. P., Scott, R. L., Sun, G., Suyker, A. E., Torn, M. S. 2008. Estimation of net ecosystem carbon exchange for the conterminous United States by combining MODIS and AmeriFlux data. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 148: 1827-1847.

Ireland*, A. W., Mew*, B. J., Foster, D. R. 2008. Bob Marshall’s forest reconstruction study: three centuries of ecological resilience to disturbance. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 125: 411-422.

McDonald, R. I., Motzkin, G. , Foster, D. R. 2008. The effect of logging on vegetation composition in Western Massachusetts. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 4021-4031.

McDonald, R. I., Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R. 2008. Assessing the influence of historical factors, contemporary processes, and environmental conditions on the distribution of invasive species. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 135: 259-270.

Orwig, D. A., Cobb, R. C., D'Amato, A. W., Kizlinski, M. L., Foster, D. R. 2008. Multi-year ecosystem response to hemlock woolly adelgid infestation in southern New England Forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38: 834-843.

Power, M. J., Marlon, J., N. Ortiz, N., Bartlein, P. J., Harrison, S. P., Mayle, F. E., Ballouche, A., Bradshaw, R. H. W. , Carcaillet, C., Cordova, C., Mooney, S., Moreno, P. I., Prentice, I. C. , Thonicke, K., Tinner, W., Whitlock, C., Zhang, Y., Zhao, Y., Ali, A. A., Anderson, R. S., Beer, R., Behling, H., Briles, C., Brown, K. J., Brunelle, A., Bush, M., Camill, P., Chu, G. Q., Clark, J., Colombaroli, D., Connor, S., Daniau, A. L., Daniels, M., Dodson, J., Doughty, E., Edwards, M. E., Finsinger, W., Foster, D. R., Frechette, J., Gaillard, M. J., Gavin, D. G., Gobet, E., Haberle, S., Hallett, D. J., Higuera, P., Hope, G., Horn, S., Inoue, J., Kaltenrieder, P., Kennedy, L., Kong, Z. C., Larsen, C., Long, C. J., Lynch, J., Lynch, A., McGlone, M., Meeks, S., Mensing, S., Meyer, G., Minckley, T., Mohr, J., Nelson, D. M., New, J., Newnham, R., Noti, R., Oswald, W. W., Pierce, J., Richard, P. J. H., Rowe, C., Goni, M. F. S., Shuman, B. N., Takahara, H., Toney, J., Turney, C., Urrego-Sanchez, D. H., Umbanhowar, C., Vandergoes, M., Vanniere, B., Vescovi, E., Walsh, M., Wang, X., Williams, N., Wilmshurst, J., Zhan, J. H. 2008. Changes in fire regimes since the Last Glacial Maximum: an assessment based on a global synthesis and analysis of charcoal data. Climate Dynamics 30: 887-907.

Redman, C. L., Foster, D. R. 2008. Agrarian Landscapes in Transition. Oxford University Press, New York, N. Y..

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2007

Boose, E. R., Ellison, A. M. , Osterweil, L. J. , Podorozhny, R. , Clarke, L. , Wise, A. , Hadley, J. L. , Foster, D. R. 2007. Ensuring Reliable Datasets for Environmental Models and Forecasts. Ecological Informatics 2: 237-247.

Boose, E. R., Ellison, A. M., Osterweil, L. J., Podorozhny, R., Clarke, L., Wise, A., Hadley, J. L., Foster, D. R. 2007. Data provenance and reliability in sensor networks. Proceedings of Conference on Coastal Environmental Sensing Networks. Boston, MA.

Boose, E. R., Ellison, A. M., Osterweil, L. J., Podorozhny, R., Clarke, L., Wise, A., Hadley, J. L., Foster, D. R. 2007. Ensuring Reliable Datasets for Environmental Models and Forecasts. Proceedings of Novel Concepts of Ecological Data Management, Proceedings of 5th International Conference on Ecological Informatics. .

Hou, J., Huang, Y., Oswald, W. W., Foster, D. R., Shuman, B. 2007. Centennial-scale compound-specific hydrogen isotope record of Pleistocene - Holocene climate transition from southern New England. Geophysical Research Letters : doi:10.1029/2007GL030303.

Lindbladh, M., Oswald, W. W., Foster, D. R., Faison, E. K., Hou, J., Huang, Y. 2007. A late-glacial transition from Picea glauca to Picea mariana in southern New England. Quaternary Research 67: 502-508.

McDonald, R. I., Yuan-Farrell, C., Fievet, C., Moeller, M., Kareiva, P., Foster, D. R., Gragson, T., Kinzig, T., Kuby, L., Redman, C. L. 2007. Estimating the Effect of Protected Lands on the Development and Conservation of Their Surroundings. Conservation Biology : doi:10.1111/j.1523-1739.2007.00799.

Oswald, W. W., Faison, E. K., Foster, D. R., Doughty, E. D., Hall, B., Hansen, B. C. S. 2007. Post-glacial changes in spatial patterns of vegetation across southern New England. Journal of Biogeography 34: 900-913.

Oswald, W. W., Hansen, B. C. S., Foster, D. R. 2007. Comparison of pollen and stomates in late-glacial and early-Holocene lake sediments from eastern Massachusetts.. Rhodora 109: 225-229.

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2006

Barker Plotkin, A., Foster, D. R. 2006. Sustaining long-term research through changing times at the Harvard Forest. In: Irland, L. C., Camp, A. E. , Brissette, J. C. , Donohew, Z. R. , Long-term Silvicultural & Ecological Studies: Results for Science and Management, , GISF Research Paper 005, Yale University.

D'Amato, A. W., Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 2006. New estimates of Massachusetts old-growth forests: useful data for regional conservation and forest planning. Northeastern Naturalist 13: 495-506.

Ellison, A. M., Osterweil, L. J. , Hadley, J. L. , Wise, A. , Boose, E. R., Clarke, L. , Foster, D. R., Hanson, A., Jensen, D. , Kuzeja, P.S., Riseman, E., Schultz, H. 2006. Analytic Webs Support the Synthesis of Ecological Data Sets. Ecology 87: 1345-1358.

Faison, E. K., Foster, D. R., Oswald, W. W., Doughty, E. D., Hansen, B. C. S. 2006. Early-Holocene openlands in southern New England. Ecology 87: 2537-2547.

Fajvan, M. A., Barker Plotkin, A., Foster, D. R. 2006. Modeling tree regeneration height growth after an experimental hurricane. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36: 2003-2014.

Foster, D. R. 2006. The importance of land use history to conservation biology. In: Groom, M. J., Meffe, G. K., Carroll, C. R., Principles of Conservation Biology, Sinauer, Sunderland, MA.

Foster, D. R., Orwig, D. A. 2006. Pre-emptive and salvage harvesting of New England forests: when doing nothing is a viable alternative. Conservation Biology 20: 959-970.

Foster, D. R., Oswald, W. W. , Faison, E. K. , Doughty, E. D. , Hansen, B. C. S. 2006. A climatic driver for abrupt mid-Holocene vegetation dynamics and the hemlock decline in New England. Ecology 87: 2959-2966.

Hou, J., Huang, Y., Wang, Y., Shuman, B., Oswald, W. W., Faison, E. K., Foster, D. R. 2006. Postglacial climate reconstruction based on compound-specific D/H ratios of fatty acids from Blood Pond, New England. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 7: Q03008.

McDonald, R. I., Motzkin, G., Bank, M. S., Kittredge, D. B., Burk, J., Foster, D. R. 2006. Forest Harvesting and Deforestation Relationships over Two Decades in Massachusetts. Forest Ecology and Management 227: 31-41.

Osterweil, L. J., Wise, A., Clarke, L., Ellison, A. M., Hadley, J. L., Boose, E. R., Foster, D. R. 2006. Process technology to facilitate the conduct of science.. Proceedings of International Software Process Workshop. Beijing, China.

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2005

Bellemare, J., Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R. 2005. Rich mesic forests: edaphic and physiographic drivers of community variation in western Massachusetts. Rhodora 107: 239-283.

Ellison, A. M., Bank, M. S., Clinton, B. D., Colburn, E. A., Elliott, K., Ford, C. R., Foster, D. R., Kloeppel, B. D., Knoepp, J. D., Lovett, G. M., Mohan, J., Orwig, D. A., Rodenhouse, N. L., Sobczak, W. V., Stinson, K. A., Stone, J. K., Swan, C. M., Thompson, J., Von Holle, B., Webster, J. R. 2005. Loss of foundation species: consequences for the structure and dynamics of forested ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment : 479-486.

Foster, D. R. 2005. Wildlands and Woodlands. Sanctuary 44: 18.

Foster, D. R., Kittredge, D. B., Donahue, B., Motzkin, G., Orwig, D. A., Ellison, A. M., Hall, B., Colburn, E. A., D'Amato, A. 2005. Wildlands and Woodlands: A Vision for the Forests of Massachusetts. Harvard Forest Paper 27: 25.

Köster, D., Pienitz, R., Wolfe, B. B., Barry, S., Foster, D. R., Dixit, S. S. 2005. Paleolimnological assessment of human-induced impacts on the nutrient balance of Walden Pond (Massachusetts, USA) during the last three centuries using diatoms and stable isotopes. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 8: 117-131.

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2004 

Bernardos, D., Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G., Cardoza, J. 2004. Wildlife dynamics in the changing New England landscape. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Boose, E. R., Serrano, M. I., Foster, D. R. 2004. Landscape and regional impacts of hurricanes in Puerto Rico. Ecological Monographs 74: 335-352.

Foster, C.H.W., Hagenstein, P. R., Foster, D. R. 2004. Forest Conservation and Stewardship in Massachusetts.

Foster, D. R. 1983. The history and pattern of fire in the boreal forest of southeastern Labrador. Canadian Journal of Botany 61: 2459-2471.

Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D. 2004. Background and framework for long-term ecological research. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D. 2004. Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D. 2004. Overviews of the experiments and approaches. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D. 2004. The Physical and Biological Setting for Ecological Research. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Bowden, R. D., Melillo, J., Bazzaz, F. 2004. Comparison between physical disturbance and novel stresses. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Foster, D. R., Cooper-Ellis, S., Barker Plotkin, A., Carlton, G., Bowden, R. D., Magill, A., Aber, J. D. 2004. Simulating a catastrophic hurricane. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G., O'Keefe, J., Boose, E. R., Orwig, D. A., Fuller, J. L., Hall, B. 2004. The environmental and human history of New England. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Fuller, J. L., Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G., McLachlan, J., Barry, S. 2004. Broad-scale forest response to land-use and climate change. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Lindenmayer, D. B., Foster, D. R., Franklin, J. F., Hunter, M. L., Noss, R. F., Schmiegelow, F. A., Perry, D. 2004. Salvage Harvesting Policies after Natural Disturbance. Science 303: 1303.

McLachlan, J., Foster, D. R., Clayden, S., Barry, S. 2004. Long-term forest and landscape dynamics. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R. 2004. Insights for ecology and conservation. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R., Allen, A. E., Donohue, K., Wilson, P. 2004. Forest landscape patterns, structure and composition. In: Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Forests in Time: The Environmental Consequences of 1000 Years of Change in New England, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.

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2003

Boose, E. R., Foster, D. R., Barker Plotkin, A., Hall, B. 2003. Geographical and historical variation in hurricanes across the Yucatan Peninsula. In: Gómez-Pompa, A., Allen, M. F., Fedick, S. L., Jiménez, J. J., Lowland Maya Area: Three Millennia at the Human-Wildland Interface, Haworth Press, New York.

Eberhardt, R., Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G., Hall, B. 2003. Conservation of changing landscapes: vegetation, land-use history, and fire on Cape Cod National Seashore. Ecological Applications 13: 68-84.

Verheyen, K., Honnay, O, Motzkin, G., Hermy, M., Foster, D. R. 2003. Response of forest plant species to land-use change: a life-history trait-based approach. Journal of Ecology 91: 563-577.

Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G. 2003. Interpreting and conserving the openland habitats of coastal New England: insights from landscape history. Forest Ecology and Management 185: 127-150.

Foster, D. R., Swanson, F. J., Aber, J. D., Burke, I., Brokaw, N., Tilman, D., Knapp, A. 2003. The Importance of Land-Use Legacies to Ecology and Conservation. BioScience 53: 77-88.

Foster, D. R., Turner, B. L. 2003. The Long View: Human--Environment Relationships, 1000 BC--AD 1900. In: Turner, B. L., Geoghegan, J., Foster, D. R., I, Oxford University Press, New York.

Kittredge, D. B., Finley*, A. O., Foster, D. R. 2003. Timber harvesting as ongoing disturbance in a landscape of diverse ownership. Forest Ecology and Management 180: 425-442.

Lawrence, D., Foster, D. R. 2003. Recovery of Nutrient Cycling and Ecosystem Properties Following Swidden Cultivation: Regional and Stand-Level Constraints. In: Turner, B. L., Geoghegan, J., Foster, D. R., Integrated Land Change Science and Tropical Deforestation in Southern Yucatán: Final Frontiers, Oxford University Press, New York.

Parshall, T., Foster, D. R., Faison, E. K., MacDonald, D., Hansen, B. C. S. 2003. Long-term history of vegetation and fire in pitch pine-oak forests on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Ecology 84: 736-738.

Read*, L., Lawrence, D., Foster, D. R. 2003. Recovery of biomass following shifting cultivation in the Southern Yucatan. Ecological Applications 13: 85-97.

Turner, B. L., Foster, D. R., Geoghegan, J. 2003. Three Frontiers of the Southern Yucatán Peninsular Region and SYPR Project. In: Turner, B. L., Geoghegan, J., Foster, D. R., Integrated Land Change Science and Tropical Deforestation in Southern Yucatán: Final Frontiers, Oxford University Press., New York.

Turner, B. L., Geoghegan, J., Foster, D. R. 2003. Integrated Land Change Science and Tropical Deforestation in Southern Yucatán: Final Frontiers. Oxford University Press, New York.

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2002

Anderson, R. L., Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G. 2003. Integrating lateral expansion into models of peatland development in temperate New England. Journal of Ecology 91: 68-76.

Bellemare, J., Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R. 2002. Legacies of the agricultural past in the forested present: an assessment of historical land-use effects on rich mesic forests. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1401-1420.

Berlik*, M. M., Kittredge, D. B., Foster, D. R. 2002. The illusion of preservation: a global environmental argument for the local production of natural resources. Harvard Forest Paper 26.

Berlik*, M. M., Kittredge, D. B., Foster, D. R. 2002. The illusion of preservation: a global environmental argument for the local production of natural resources. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1557-1568.

Foster, D. R. 2002. Conservation issues and approaches for dynamic cultural landscapes. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1533-1535.

Foster, D. R. 2002. Insights from historical geography to ecology and conservation: lessons from the New England landscape. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1269-1275.

Foster, D. R. 2002. Thoreau's country: a historical-ecological perspective to conservation in the New England landscape. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1537-1555.

Foster, D. R., Clayden, S., Orwig, D. A., Hall, B., Barry, S. 2002. Oak, chestnut and fire: climatic and cultural controls of long-term forest dynamics in New England, USA. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1359-1379.

Foster, D. R., Hall, B., Barry, S., Clayden, S., Parshall, T. 2002. Cultural, environmental, and historical controls of vegetation patterns and the modern conservation setting on the island of Martha's Vineyard, USA. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1381-1400.

Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G., Bernardos, D., Cardoza, J. 2002. Historical wildlife dynamics in Massachusetts: Responses to land cover and land-use changes. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1337-1357.

Gerhardt, F., Foster, D. R. 2002. Physiographical and historical effects on forest vegetation in central New England, USA. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1421-1437.

Hall, B., Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R., Syfert, M., Burk, J. 2002. Three hundred years of forest and land-use change in Massachusetts, USA. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1319-1335.

Kizlinski, M. L., Orwig, D. A., Cobb, R. C., Foster, D. R. 2002. Direct and indirect ecosystem consequences of an invasive pest on forests dominated by eastern hemlock. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1489-1503.

Lawrence, D., Foster, D. R. 2002. Changes in forest biomass, litter dynamics and soils following shifting cultivation in southern Mexico: an overview. Interciencia 27: 400-408.

Motzkin, G., Ciccarello, S. C., Foster, D. R. 2002. Frost pockets on a level sand plain: does variation in microclimate help maintain persistent vegetation patterns?. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 129: 154-163.

Motzkin, G., Eberhardt, R., Hall, B., Foster, D. R., Harrod, J. C., MacDonald, D. 2002. Vegetation variation across Cape Cod, Massachusetts: environmental and historical determinants. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1439-1454.

Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R. 2002. Grasslands, heathlands and shrublands in coastal New England: historical interpretations and approaches to conservation. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1569-1590.

Motzkin, G., Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 2002. History and Dynamics of a Ridgetop Pitch Pine Community - Mount Everett, Massachusetts. Harvard Forest Paper No. 25 : .

Motzkin, G., Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 2002. Vegetation and disturbance history of a rare dwarf pitch pine community in western New England, USA. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1455-1467.

Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R., Mausel*, D. L. 2002. Landscape patterns of hemlock decline in New England due to the introduced hemlock woolly adelgid.. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1475-1487.

Parshall, T., Foster, D. R. 2002. Fire on the New England landscape: regional and temporal variation, cultural and environmental controls. Journal of Biogeography 29: 1305-1317.

Wayne, P., Foster, B. S., Connolly, J., Bazzaz, F. A., Epstein, P. 2002. Production of allergenic pollen by ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.) is increased in CO2-enriched atmospheres. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology 88: 279-282.

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2001

Boose, E. R., Chamberlin, K. E., Foster, D. R. 2001. Landscape and regional impacts of hurricanes in New England. Ecological Monographs 7: 27-48.

Foster, D. R. 2001. Conservation lessons and challenges from ecological history. Forest History Today Fall 2000: 2-11.

Foster, D. R. 2001. New England's Forest Primeval. Wild Earth 11: 40-44.

Francis, D. R., Foster, D. R. 2001. Response of small New England ponds to historic land use. The Holocene 11: 301-312.

Lawrence, D., Foster, D. R. 2001. Determinants of regional variability in litter production of forests in the Southern Yucatan: environmental gradients or human legacy? . EOS. Trans. AGU 82: .

Orwig, D. A., Cogbill, C. V., Foster, D. R., O'Keefe, J. F. 2001. Variations in old-growth structure and definitions: forest dynamics on Wachusett Mountain, Massachusetts. Ecological Applications 11: 437-452.

Turner, B. L., Villar, S. C., Foster, D. R., Geoghegan, J., Keys, E., Klepeis, P., Lawrence, D., Mendoza, P. M., Manson, S., Ogneva-Himmelberger, Y., Barker Plotkin, A., Salicrup, D. P., Chowdhury, R. R., Savitsky, B., Schneider, L., Schmook, B., Vance, C. 2001.Deforestation in the southern Yucatan peninsular region: an integrative approach. Forest Ecology and Management 154: 353-370.

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2000

Donohue, K., Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G. 2000. Effects of the past and the present on species distributions: land-use history and demography of wintergreen. Journal of Ecology 88: 14-15.

Foster, D. R. 2000. From bobolinks to bears: interjecting geographical history into ecological studies, environmental interpretation, and conservation planning. Journal of Biogeography 27: 27-30.

Foster, D. R. 2000. Hemlock's future in the context of its history: an ecological perspective. Proceedings of Sustainable Management of Hemlock Ecosystems in Eastern North America. .

Foster, D. R. 2000. Linking the deep and recent past to the modern New England Landscape. Rhodora 102: 278-279.

Foster, D. R. 2000. The Forest Primeval. Sanctuary 39: 9-12.

Foster, D. R. 2000. Using history to interpret current environmental conditions and future trends: an example from the US Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) Program. PAGES Newsletter 8: 23-25.

Foster, D. R., O'Keefe, J. 2000. New England Forests Through Time: Insights from the Harvard Forest Dioramas. Harvard Forest and Harvard University Press, Petersham and Cambridge.

McLachlan, J., Foster, D. R., Menalled, F. 2000. Anthropogenic ties to late-successional structure and composition in four New England hemlock stands. Ecology 81: 717-733.

Orwig, D. A., Cobb, R. C., Kizlinski, M. L., Currie, S. J., Foster, D. R. 2000. Ecosystem response to hemlock decline from hemlock woolly adelgid in southern New England. Proceedings of ESA. .

Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 2000. Stand, landscape and ecosystem analyses of hemlock woolly adelgid outbreaks in southern New England: an overview. In: McManus, K. A., Shields, K. S., Souto, D. R., Sustainable Management of Hemlock Ecosystems in Eastern North America, USDA, .

Pregitzer, K. S., Reed, D. D., Bornhorst, T. J., Foster, D. R., Mroz, G. D., McLachlan, J. S., Laks, P. E., Stokke, D. D., Martin, P. E., Brown, S. E. 2000. A buried spruce forest provides evidence at the stand and landscape scale for the effects of environment on vegetation at the Pleistocene/Holocene boundary. Journal of Ecology 88: 45-53.

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1999

Cooper-Ellis, S., Foster, D. R., Carlton, G., Lezberg, A. L. 1999. Forest response to catastrophic wind: results from an experimental hurricane. Ecology 80: 2683-2696.

Foster, C.H.W., Foster, D. R. 1999. Thinking in Forest Time - A Strategy for the Massachusetts Forest. Harvard Forest Paper 24: .

Foster, D. R. 1999. Hemlock's Future in the Context of Its History: An Ecological Perspective. Proceedings of Symposium on Sustainable Management of Hemlock Ecosystems in Eastern North America. .

Foster, D. R. 1999. Thoreau's Country: Journey Through a Transformed Landscape. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Foster, D. R., Fluet, M., Boose, E. R. 1999. Human or natural disturbance: landscape-scale dynamics of the tropical forests of Puerto Rico. Ecological Applications 9: 555-572.

Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G. 1999. Historical influences on the landscape of Martha's Vineyard: perspectives on the management of the Manuel F. Correllus State Forest. Harvard Forest Paper 23: .

Motzkin, G., Patterson, W. A., Foster, D. R. 1999. A historical perspective on pitch pine-scrub oak communities in the Connecticut Valley of Massachusetts. Ecosystems 2: 255-273.

Orwig, D. A. , Foster, D. R. , Kizlinski, M. L. 1999. Stand and Landscape Level Analysis of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Outbreaks in Southern New England (Abstract). . Proceedings of 1999 USDA Interagency Research Forum.

Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R., O'Keefe, J. F. 1999. Old-growth forests on Wachusett Mountain. In: , Wachusett Mountain State Reservation Resource Management and Protection Plan, Massachusetts Department of Environmental Management, Boston, MA.

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1998

Compton, J. E., Boone, R. D., Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R. 1998. Soil carbon and nitrogen in a pine-oak sand plain in central Massachusetts: role of vegetation and land-use history. Oecologia 116: 536-542.

Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Melillo, J., Bowden, R. D., Bazzaz, F. A. 1998. Forest response to natural disturbance versus human-induced stresses. Arnoldia 58: 35-40.

Foster, D. R., Knight, D., Franklin, J. F. 1998. Landscape patterns and legacies of large infrequent disturbances. Ecosystems 1: 497-510.

Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G. 1998. Ecology and conservation in the cultural landscape of New England: lessons from nature's history. Northeastern Naturalist 5: 111-126.

Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G., Orwig, D. A., Aber, J. D., Melillo, J., Bowden, R. D., Bazzaz, F. 1998. Case studies in forest history and ecology from the Harvard Forest. Arnoldia 58: 32-44.

Foster, D. R., Motzkin, G., Slater, B. 1998. Land-use history as long-term broad-scale disturbance: regional forest dynamics in central New England. Ecosystems 1: 96-119.

Fuller, J. L., Foster, D. R., McLachlan, J. S., Drake, N. 1998. Impact of human activity on regional forest composition and dynamics in central New England. Ecosystems 1: 76-95.

Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R. 1998. How land use determines vegetation: evidence from a New England sandplain. Arnoldia 58: 32-34.

O'Keefe, J. F., Foster, D. R. 1998. An ecological and environmental history of Massachusetts Forests. In: Foster, C.H.W., Stepping Back to Look Forward - a History of the Massachusetts Forest, Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA.

O'Keefe, J. F., Foster, D. R. 1998. An ecological history of Massachusetts forests. Arnoldia 58: 2-3.

O'Keefe, J., Foster, D. R. 1998. Changes after European Settlement. Arnoldia 58: 11-25.

O'Keefe, J., Foster, D. R. 1998. Disturbance prior to European settlement. Arnoldia 58: 8-10.

O'Keefe, J., Foster, D. R. 1998. Dynamics in the Postglacia Era. Arnoldia 58: 4-7.

O'Keefe, J., Foster, D. R. 1998. Present conditions and future prespects. Arnoldia 58: 26-32.

Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 1998. Ecosystem response to an imported pathogen: the hemlock woolly adelgid. Arnoldia 58: 41-44.

Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R. 1998. Forest response to the introduced hemlock woolly adelgid in southern New England, USA. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 125: 59-72.

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1997 

Boose, E. R., Chamberlin, K. E., Foster, D. R. 1997. Reconstructing historical hurricanes in New England. Proceedings of 22nd Conference on Hurricanes and Tropical Meteorology. Boston, MA.

Foster, D. R., Aber, J. D., Melillo, J. M., Bowden, R. D., Bazzaz, F. A. 1997. Forest response to disturbance and anthropogenic stress. Rethinking the 1938 Hurricane and the impact of physical disturbance vs chemical and climate stress on forest ecosystems. BioScience 47: 437-445.

Foster, D. R., Orwig, D. A., O'Keefe, J. F. 1997. Impact of development on the forests of Wachusett Mountain. , .

Golodetz, A., Foster, D. R. 1997. History and importance of land use and protection in the North Quabbin Region of Massachusetts. Conservation Biology 11: 227-235.

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1996 

Dunwiddie, P., Foster, D. R., Leopold, D. J., Leverett, R. 1996. Old-growth forests of southern New England, New York and Pennsylvania. In: Davis, M. B., Eastern Old Growth Forests, Island Press, Covelo, CA.

Foster, D. R., Orwig, D. A., McLachlan, J. S. 1996. Ecological and conservation insights from reconstructive studies of temperate old-growth forests. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 11: 419-424.

Foster, D. R., Orwig, D. A., O'Keefe, J. F. 1996. Evaluation of the old-growth forest at Mount Wachusett, central Massachusetts. , .

Foster, D. R., Orwig, D. A., O'Keefe, J. F. 1996. Final Report on old-growth forests on Wachusett Mountain.

Motzkin, G., Foster, D. R., Allen, A. E., Harrod, J. C., Boone, R. D. 1996. Controlling site to evaluate history: vegetation patterns of a New England sand plain. Ecological Monographs 66: 345-365.

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1995 

Almquist-Jacobson, H., Foster, D. R. 1995. Toward an Integrated Model for Raised-Bog Development: Theory and Field Evidence. Ecology 76: 2503-2516.

Foster, D. R. 1995. Land-use history and four hundred years of vegetation change in New England. In: Turner, B. L., Sal, A. G., Bernaldez, F. G., DiCastri, F., Global Land Use Change: a Perspective from the Columbian Encounter, SCOPE Publication, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid.

Foster, D. R., Boose, E. R. 1995. Hurricane disturbance regimes in temperate and tropical forest ecosystems. In: Coutts, M., Grace, J., Wind and Trees, Cambridge University Press, New York, NY.

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1994 

Boose, E. R., Foster, D. R., Fluet, M. 1994. Hurricane impacts to tropical and temperate forest landscapes. Ecological Monographs 64: 369-400.

Foster, C.H.W., Foster, D. R. 1994. Managing the greenwealth - The forests of Quabbin. Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Center for Science & International Affairs, Environment and Natural Resources Program, .

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1993

Foster, D. R. 1993. Land-use history and forest transformations in central New England. In: Pickett, S., McDonald, M., Humans as Components of Ecosystems, Springer-Verlag, NY.

Foster, D. R., Zebryk, T. M. 1993. Long-term vegetation dynamics and disturbance history of a Tsuga-dominated forest in New England. Ecology 74: 982-998.

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1992

Foster, D. R. 1992. Land-use history (1730-1990) and vegetation dynamics in central New England, USA. Journal of Ecology 80: 753-772.

Foster, D. R., Boose, E. R. 1992. Technology development in the LTER Network - Current status of GIS, remote sensing, Internet connectivity, archival storage and global positioning systems. LTER Publication, Seattle, WA: .

Foster, D. R., Boose, E. R. 1992. Patterns of forest damage resulting from catastrophic wind in central New England, USA. Journal of Ecology 80: 79-99.

Foster, D. R., Zebryk, T. M., Schoonmaker, P. K., Lezberg, A. L. 1992. Post-settlement history of human land-use and vegetation dynamics of a hemlock woodlot in central New England. Journal of Ecology 80: 773-786.

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1991

Schoonmaker, P. K., Foster, D. R. 1991. Some implications of paleoecology for contemporary ecology. Botanical Review 57: 204-245.

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1990

Foster, D. R., Jacobson, H. A. 1990. The comparative development of bogs and fens in central Sweden: Evaluating the role of climate change and ecosystem development. Aquilo Ser. Bot. 28: 15-26.

Foster, D. R., Schoonmaker, P. K., Pickett, S. T. A. 1990. Insights from paleoecology to community ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 5: 119-122.

Foster, D. R., Wright Jr., H. E. 1990. Role of ecosystem development and climate change in bog formation in central Sweden. Ecology 71: 450-463.

Patterson III, W. A., Foster, D. R. 1990. "Tabernacle Pines" - the rest of the story. Journal of Forestry 89: 23-25.

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1988

Foster, D. R. 1988. Species and stand response to catastrophic wind in central New England, U.S.A. Journal of Ecology 76: 135-151.

Foster, D. R., King, G.A., Santelmann, M. V. 1988. Patterned fens of western Labrador and adjacent Quebec: phytosociology, water chemistry, landform features, and dynamics of surface patterns. Canadian Journal of Botany 66: 2402-2418.

Foster, D. R., Wright Jr., H. E., Thelaus, M., King, G. A. 1988. Bog development and landform dynamics in central Sweden and south-eastern Labrador, Canada. Journal of Ecology 76: 1164-1185.

Whitney, G. G., Foster, D. R. 1988. Overstorey composition and age as determinants of the understorey flora of central New England's woods. Journal of Ecology 76: 867-876.

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1987

Foster, D. R., Fritz, S. C. 1987. Mire development, pool formation and landscape processes on patterned fens in Dalarna, central Sweden. Journal of Ecology 75: 409-437.

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1986 

Foster, D. R., Glaser, P.H. 1986. The raised bogs of south-eastern Labrador, Canada: classification, distribution, vegetation and recent dynamics. Journal of Ecology 74: 47-71.

Foster, D. R., King, G.A. 1986. Vegetation pattern and diversity in S.E. Labrador, Canada. . Journal of Ecology 74: 465-483.

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1985

Foster, D. R. 1985. The origin and development of patterned mires in Labrador. In: Moore, T. R., Future Directions for Research in Nouveau - Quebec. McGill Subarctic Research paper No. 39, Center for Northern Studies and Research, McGill University, Montreal

Foster, D. R. 1985. Vegetation development following fire in . Journal of Ecology 73: 517-534.

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1984

Foster, D. R. 1984. Phytosociological description of the forest vegetation of southeastern Labrador. Canadian Journal of Botany 62: 899-906.

Foster, D. R. 1984. The dynamics of Sphagnum in forest and peatland communities in Southeastern Labrador, Canada. Arctic 37: 133-140.

Foster, D. R. 1988. Disturbance history, community organization and vegetation dynamics of the old-growth Pisgah Forest, southwestern New Hampshire, U.S.A. Journal of Ecology 76: 105-134.

Foster, D. R., King, G.A. 1984. Landscape features, vegetation and developmental history of a patterned fen in south-eastern Labrador, Canada. Journal of Ecology 72: 115-143.

Glaser, P. H., Foster, D. R. 1984. The vascular flora of raised bogs in southeastern Labrador and its phytogeographic significance. Canadian Journal of Botany 62: 1361-1364.

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1983

Foster, D. R. 1983. The history and pattern of fire in the boreal forest of southeastern Labrador. Canadian Journal of Botany 61: 2459-2471.

Foster, D. R., King, G.A., Glaser, P.H., Wright Jr., H.E. 1983. Origin of string patterns in boreal peatlands. Nature 306: 256-258.

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