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Jonathan Thompson Publications

[Note: At some point in in 2017 I adopted the convention of placing my name at the end of an author list when the work was done primarily in my lab. I’m still not sure how I feel about it.]

In Review: 

Thompson, J. R.,  A. Kalinin, L. Lee, V. Pasquarella, J. Plisinski, K.R.E. Sims, “Do working forest easements work for conservation” In Review. PrePrint 

Morreale L.L., J. R. Thompson, V. Pasquarella, L. Hutyra. “The fragmented temperate forest landscape” In Revision.

Published or in Press:

Birdsey, R., Catanzaro, P., D'Amato, A., Foster, D. R., Kosiba, A., MacLean, M. G., Marx, L., Moomaw, W. R., Ontl, T. A., Riely, C., Shakun, J., Thompson, J. R. 2023. Report of the Climate Forestry Committee: Recommendations for Climate-Oriented Forest Management Guidelines

Tumber-Dávila, S. J., Lucey, T., Boose, E. R., Laflower, D., León-Sáenz, A., Wilson, B. T., MacLean, M. G., Thompson, J. R. 2024. Hurricanes pose a substantial risk to New England forest carbon stocks. Global Change Biology 30: e17259.

Pasquarella, V. J., Morreale, L. L., Brown, C. F., Kilbride, J. B., Thompson, J. R. 2023. Not-so-random forests: Comparing voting and decision tree ensembles for characterizing partial harvest events. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 125: 103561.

Manion, M., J. R. Thompson, K. Pickrell, L. Lee, H. Ricci, J. Collins, J. Plisinski, R. Jones, G. Kwok, D. Powell, and W. Rhatigan. 2023.  Growing solar, protecting nature.  Mass Audubon and Harvard Forest.  DOI:  Growing Solar, Protecting Nature Story Map

Foster, D., E. E. Johnson, B. R. Hall, J. Leibowitz, E. H. Thompson, B. Donahue, E. K. Faison, J. Sayen, D. Publicover, N. Sferra, L. C. Irland, J. R. Thompson, R. Perschel, D. A. Orwig, W. S. Keeton, M. L. Hunter Jr., S. A. Masino, and L. Howell. 2023. Wildlands in New England. Past, Present, and Future. Harvard Forest Paper 34. Harvard University.

Faison, E. K., Laflower, D., Morreale, L. L., Foster, D. R., Hall, B., Johnson, E., Thompson, J. R. 2023. Adaptation and mitigation capacity of wildland forests in the northeastern United States. Forest Ecology and Management 544: 121145.

Markowski-Lindsay, M., Catanzaro, P., Robillard, A., Butler, B. J., Orwig, D. A., D’Amato, A. W., Thompson, J. R., Laflower, D. M., MacLean, M. G., Itter, M. 2023. Forester and Logger Response to Emerald Ash Borer in Massachusetts and Vermont: a Secondary Disturbance. Journal of Forestry 10.1093/jofore/fvad019: fvad019.

Kalinin, A. V., Sims, K. R. E., Meyer, S. R., Thompson, J. R. 2023. Does land conservation raise property taxes? Evidence from New England cities and towns. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management 10.1016/j.jeem.2022.102782: 102782. tax paper summary

Liang, Y., Gustafson, E. J., He, H. S., Serra-Diaz, J. M., Duveneck, M. J., Thompson, J. R. 2022. What is the role of disturbance in catalyzing spatial shifts in forest composition and tree species biomass under climate change?. Global Change Biology 10.1111/gcb.16517: 18 pp.

Meyer, S. R., Kapur Macleod, K., Thompson, J. R., Foster, D. R., Perschel, R., St. Clair Knobloch, N., Leibowitz, J., Donahue, B., Giffen, A., Vaughn, T., Whalen, T., Labich, B., Colnes, A., Ammermuller, J. 2022. New England’s Climate Imperative: Our Forests as a Natural Climate Solution.

Campbell, J. L., Driscoll, C. T., Jones, J. A., Boose, E. R., Dugan, H. A., Groffman, P. M., Jackson, C. R.., Jones, J. B., Juday, G. P., Lottig, N. R., Penaluna, B. E., Ruess, Roger W., Suding, K., Thompson, J. R., Zimmerman, J. K. 2022. Forest and Freshwater Ecosystem Responses to Climate Change and Variability at US LTER Sites. BioScience 72:851-870.

Rastetter, E.B., Kwiatkowski, B.L., Kicklighter, D.W., Barker Plotkin, A., Genet, H., Nippert, J.B., O'Keefe, K., Perakis, S.S., Porder, S., Roley, S.S., Reuss, R.W., Thompson, J.R., Wieder, W.R., Wilcox, K., Yanai, R.D. 2022. N and P Constrain C in Ecosystems under Climate Change: Role of Nutrient Redistribution,  Accumulation, and Stoichiometry. Ecological Applications: e2684, 29 pp.

Sims, K. R. E., Lee, L. G., Estrella-Luna, N., Lurie, M., Thompson, J. R. 2022. Environmental justice criteria for new land protection can inform efforts to address disparities in access to nearby open space. Environmental Research Letters 17: 064014.  Web map Supplementary Information S.I.

Hall, J. S., Plisinski, J. S., Mladinich, S. K., Van Breugel, M., Lai, H. R., Asner, G. P., Walker, K., Thompson, J. R. 2022. Deforestation scenarios show the importance of secondary forest for meeting Panama’s carbon goals. Landscape Ecology: 22 pp.

Morreale, L. L., Thompson, J. R., Tang, X., Reinmann, A. B., Hutyra, L. R. 2021. Elevated growth and biomass along temperate forest edges. Nature Communications 12: article 7181, 8 pp.

Holt, J. R., Smetzer, J. R., Borsuk, M. E., Laflower, D., Orwig, D. A., Thompson, J. R. 2021. Emerald ash borer intensifies harvest regimes on private land. Ecological Applications e2508: 36 pp.

Cinoglu, D., Epstein, H. E., Tepley, A. J., Anderson-Teixeira, K. J., Thompson, J. R., Perakis, S. S. 2021. Climatic Aridity Shapes Post-Fire Interactions between Ceanothus spp. and Douglas-Fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) across the Klamath Mountains. Forests 12: article 1567, 15 pp.

Barker Plotkin, A., Blumstein, M., Laflower, D., Pasquarella, V. J., Chandler, J. L., Elkinton, J. S., Thompson, J. R. 2021. Defoliated trees die below a critical threshold of stored carbon. Functional Ecology 10.1111/1365-2435.13891: 12 pp.

Holt, J. R., Butler, B. J., Borsuk, M. E., Markowski-Lindsay, M., MacLean, M. G., Thompson, J. R. 2021. Using the Theory of Planned Behavior to Understand Family Forest Owners’ Intended Responses to Invasive Forest Insects. Society and Natural Resources. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2021.1924330: 18 pp.

MacLean, M. G., Duveneck, M. J., Plisinski, J., Morreale, L. L., Laflower, D., Thompson, J. R. 2021.  Forest carbon trajectories:  Consequences of alternative land-use scenarios in New England.  Global Environmental Change 69:  article 102310, 28 pp.

Bahlai, C. A., Hart, C., Kavanaugh, M. T., White, J. D., Ruess, R. W., Brinkman, T. J., Ducklow, H. W., Foster, D. R., Fraser, W. R., Genet, H., Groffman, P. M., Hamilton, S. K., Johnstone, J. F., Kielland, K., Landis, D. A., Mack, M.C., Sarnelle, O., Thompson, J. R. 2021. Cascading effects: insights from the U.S. Long Term Ecological Research Network. Ecosphere 12: article e03430, 29 pp.

Swanson F.J., Foster D.R., Driscoll C.T., Thompson J.R., Rustad L.E. (2021) How LTER Site Communities Can Address Major Environmental Challenges. In: Waide R.B., Kingsland S.E. (eds) The Challenges of Long Term Ecological Research: A Historical Analysis. Archimedes (New Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology), vol 59. Springer, Cham.

Vellend, M., Thompson, J. R., Danneyrolles, V., Rousseu, F. 2020. Changes in landscape-scale tree biodiversity in the north-eastern USA since European settlement.  Global Ecology and Biogeography 10.1111/geb.13248: 8 pp.

Thompson, J. R., Laflower, D., Plisinski, J., Graham MacLean, M. 2020.  Land Sector Report.  A Technical Report part of the Massachusetts Decarbonization Study.  Massachusetts 2050 decarbonization roadmap. 62 pp.

Reinmann, A. B., Smith, I. A., Thompson, J. R., Hutyra, L. R. 2020. Urbanization and fragmentation mediate temperate forest carbon cycle response to climate. Environmental Research Letters 15: article 114036, 12 pp.

Finzi, A. C., Giasson, M.-A., Barker Plotkin, A., Aber, J. D., Boose, E. R., Davidson, E. A., Dietze, M. C., Ellison, A. M., Frey, S. D., Goldman, E., Keenan, T. F., Melillo, J. M., Munger, J. W., Nadelhoffer, K. J., Ollinger, S. V., Orwig, D. A., Pederson, N., Richardson, A. D., Savage, K., Tang, J., Thompson, J. R., Williams, C. A., Wofsy, S. C., Zhou, Z., Foster, D. R. 2020. Carbon budget of the Harvard Forest Long-Term Ecological Research site: pattern, process, and response to global change. Ecological Monographs 10.1002/ECM.1423: 95 pp.

Guswa, A. J., Hall, B., Cheng, C., Thompson, J. R. 2020. Co-designed Land-use Scenarios and their Implications for Storm Runoff and Streamflow in New England. Environmental Management 10.1007/s00267-020-01342-0: 16 pp.

Thompson, J. R., J. Plisinski, K. Fallon Lambert, M. J. Duveneck, L. Morreale, M. McBride, M. Graham MacLean, M. Weis, L. Lee.  Spatial simulation of co-designed land-cover change scenarios in New England:  Alternative futures and their consequences for conservation priorities.  Earth's Future 8:e2019EF001348, 23 pp.

Maxwell, C. J., Serra-Diaz, J. M., Scheller, R. M., Thompson, J. R. 2020. Co-designed management scenarios shape the responses of seasonally dry forests to changing climate and fire regimes. Journal of Applied Ecology 10.1111/1365-2664.13630: 13 pp.

MacLean, M. G., Holt, J., Borsuk, M. E., Markowski-Lindsay, M., Butler, B. J., Kittredge, D. B., Duveneck, M. J., Laflower, D., Orwig, D. A., Foster, D. R., Thompson, J. R. 2020. Potential Impacts of Insect-Induced Harvests in the Mixed Forests of New England. Forests 11: 498, 19 pp.

Holt, J. R., M. E. Borsuk, B. J. Butler, D. B. Kittredge, D. Laflower, M. Graham MacLean, M. Markowski-Lindsay, D. Orwig, J. R. Thompson.  2019.  Landowner functional types to characterize response to forest insects.  People and Nature 10.1002/pan3.10065: 13 pp.  

Markowski-Lindsay, M., M. E. Borsuk, B. J. Butler, M. J. Duveneck, J. Holt, D. B. Kittredge, D. Laflower, M. Graham MacLean, D. Orwig, J. R. Thompson. 2020.  Compounding the disturbance:  family forest owner reactions to invasive insects.  Ecological Economics 167:article 106461, 8pp.

Simoes, J., Markowski-Lindsay, M., Butler, B. J., Kittredge, D. B., Thompson, J., Orwig, D. A. 2019.  Assessing New England family forest owners' invasive insect awareness.  Journal of Extension 57:  article 3RIB2, 17 pp. 

Helcoski, r. A. J. Tepley, N. Pederson, J. C. McGarvey, V. Meakem, V. Herrmann, J. R. Thompson, and K. J. Anderson-Teixeira.  2019.  Growing season moisture drives interannual variation in woody productivity of a temperate deciduous forest.  New Phytologist 10.1111/nph.15906: 13 pp.

Smith, I. A., L. Hutyra, A. B. Reinmann, J. R. Thompson, D. W. Allen.  2019.  Evidence for edge enhancements of soil respiration in temperate forests.  Geophysical Research Letters 46:  10 pp.

C. Nolte, S. Meyer, K. Sims, J. R. Thompson.  2019.  Voluntary, permanent land protection reduces forest loss and development in a rural-urban landscape.  Conservation Letters 1:9.

Sims, K. R. E., J. R. Thompson, S. R. Meyer, C. Nolte, J. S. Plisinski.  2019.  Assessing the local economic impacts of land protection.   Conservation Biology.

McKenzie, P. F., M. J. Duveneck, L. L. Morreale, and J. R. Thompson.  2019.  Local and global parameter sensitivity within an ecophysiologically based forest landscape model.  Environmental Modelling & Software 117:1-13.  

Duveneck, M. J. and J. R. Thompson.  2019.  Social and biophysical determinants of future forest conditions in New England:  Effects of a modern land-use regime.  Global Environmental Change 55:115-129.

Hastings, S., D. Laflower, J. R. Thompson.  2019.  Indirect consequences of forest carbon offsets include benefits and detriments.   Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 17 (3)143:144.  doi:10.1002/fee.2018

Lacher, I.,  T. Akre, W. J. McShea, M. McBride, J. R. Thompson, C. Fergus.  2019.  Engaging regional stakeholders in scenario planning for the long-term preservation of ecosystem services in northwestern Virginia.  Case Studies in the Environment 1-13.

McBride, M., M. J. Duveneck, K Fallon Lambert, K. A. Theoharides. J. R. Thompson.  2019.  Perspectives of resource management professionals on the future of New England’s landscape: Challenges, barriers, and opportunities.  Landscape and Urban Planning. 188:30-42. 

Jose-Lopez, M., T. Marcey, M. Lucash, D. Hibbs, J. Shatford, J. R. Thompson.  2019.  Post-fire management affects species composition but not Douglas-fir regeneration in the Klamath Mountains.  Forest Ecology and Management 432:1030-1040.

Helcoski, R., A. Tepley, J. McGarvey, E. Gonzalez, V. Meakem, J. R. Thompson, K. A. Anderson-Teixeira.  2018.  No significant increase in tree mortality following coring in a temperate hardwood forest.   Tree Ring Research 75(1):67-72.

Fallon Lambert K., McBride M., M. Weiss, J. R. Thompson, K. A. Theoharides, P. Field.  2018.  Voices from the Land:  Listening to New Englanders' Views of the Future.  Harvard Forest, Harvard University and the Science Policy Exchange.  ISBN: 978-962-14667-5.

Miller, A. D., J. R. Thompson, A. J. Tepley, and K. J. Anderson-Teixeira.  2018.  Alternative stable equilibria and critical thresholds created by fire regimes and plant responses in a fire-prone community.  Ecography 41:1-12.  doi: 10.1111/ecog.03491

Smith, I., L. R. Hutyra, A. Reinmann, J. Marrs, and J. R. Thompson. 2018.  Piecing together the fragments:  Elucidating edge effects on forest carbon dynamics.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.  169213-2210

Serra Diaz, J. M., C. Maxwell, M Lucash, R. M. Scheller, D. LaFlower, A. Miller, A. Tepley, H. Epstein, K. Anderson Teixeira, and J. R. Thompson.  2018.  Disequilibrium of fire-prone forests sets the stage for a rapid decline in conifer dominance during the 21st century.  Scientific Reports 8:6749.  DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-24642-2.

Thompson, J. R., J. Plisinski, P. Olofson, C. Holden, M. Duveneck. Forest loss in New England: A projection of recent trends. PLoS ONE 12(12): e0189636

Liang, Y., M. Duveneck, E. Gustafson, J. Serra-Diaz, J. R. Thompson. 2017. How disturbance, competition and dispersal interact to prevent tree range boundaries from keeping pace with climate change. Global Change Biology. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13847

Duveneck M. D. and J. R. Thompson. 2017. Climate change imposes phenological tradeoffs on forest net primary productivity. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences DOI: 10.1002/2017JG004025

McBride, M., K. F. Lambert, E. S. Huff, K. A. Theoharides, P. Field, and J. R. Thompson. 2017. Increasing the effectiveness of participatory scenario development through codesign. Ecology and Society 22(3):16.

Kittredge D. B., J. R. Thompson, L. Morreale, A. Short, L. Hutyra. 2017. Timber harvesting along a suburban - rural continuum through time.  Ecosphere. 10.1002/ecs2.1882

Shifley S., H. He, H. Leschke, W. Wang, W. Jin, E. Gustafson, J. R. Thompson, F. Thompson, W. Dijak, J. Yang.  2017. The past and future of modeling forest dynamics: from growth and yield curves to forest landscape models. Landscape Ecology. 32:1307-1325

Teply, A. J., J. R. Thompson, H. Epstein, K. Anderson-Teixeira. 2017. Vulnerability to forest loss through altered post-fire recovery dynamics in a warming climate in the Klamath Mountains. Global Change Biology DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13704

Thompson, J. R., C. D. Canham, L. Morreale, D. B. Kittredge, B. Butler. 2017. Social and biophysical variation in regional timber harvest regimes. Ecological Applications (27) 942-955

Xiao, J., Y. Liang, H. He, J.R. Thompson, W. Wang, J. Fraser, Z. Wu. 2017. The formulations of site-scale processes affect landscape-scale forest change predictions: A comparison between LANDIS PRO and LANDIS-II forest landscape models. Landscape Ecology 32:1347-1363.

Duveneck, M.D., J. R. Thompson, E. Gustafson, and A. de Bruijn. 2017. Recovery dynamics and climate change effects to future New England forests. Landscape Ecology doi:10.1007/s10980-016-0415-5

Thompson, J. R. 2017. Reciprocity in ecological understanding (Book Review) Ecology 98(3):1939-1940.

Thorn, A. J. R. Thompson, J. Plisinski. 2016. Patterns and Predictors of Recent Forest Conversion in New England. Land. 5(3), 30; doi:10.3390/land5030030

Mallampalli VR, Mavrommati G, Thompson JR, Duveneck MJ, Meyer SR, Ligmann-Zielinska A, Druschke C, Hychka K, Kenny M, Kok K, Borsuk ME. 2016. Methods for translating narrative scenarios into quantitative assessments of land-use change. Environmental Modeling and Software. 82:7–20.

Thompson, J. R., K. F. Lambert, D. R. Foster, M. Blumstein, E. Broadbent, A. Almeyda, Y., Fan. 2016. The consequences of four land-use scenarios for forest ecosystems and the services they provide. Ecosphere. 7(10):e01469. 10.1002/ecs2.1469

Thompson JR, Simons-Legaard E, Legaard KR, Domingo JB. 2016. A LANDIS-II extension for incorporating land use and other disturbances. Environmental Software and Modeling. 75:202-205

Kittredge D. B. and J. R. Thompson  2016 Timber harvesting behavior in Massachusetts: does price matter to private landowners? Small Scale Forestry 10.1007/s11842-015-9310-1

Anderson-Teixeira, K., J. C. McGarvey, H. Muller-Landau, J. Park, E. Gonzalez, A. Bennett, N. Bourg, J. R. Thompson, S. M. McMahon, and W. J. McShea. 2015. Scaling of ecological form and function in a closed-canopy forest subject to variable environmental conditions. Functional Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12470

Blumstein M. and J. R. Thompson. 2015. Land use impacts on ecosystem services in Massachusetts, USA. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12444

Duveneck M. D., J.R. Thompson, and T. B. Wilson 2015. An Imputed Forest Composition Map for New England Screened by Species Range Boundaries. Forest Ecology and Management. 347 107-115.

McGarvey JC, Thompson J.R., Epstein HE, Shugart HH. 2015. Carbon storage in old-growth forests of the Mid-Atlantic: toward better understanding the eastern forest carbon sink. Ecology 96:311–7.

Thompson J.R. 2014. Our most forested state. (Book Review) Rhodora. Vol. 116, No. 967, pp. 359-362.

Thompson, J. R., K. Fallon-Lambert, D. R. Foster, M. Blumstein, E. N. Broadbent, and A. M. Almeyda Zambrano. 2014. Changes to the Land: Four Scenarios for the Future of the Massachusetts Landscape. Harvard Forest, Harvard University. ISBN:9780615985268.

Thompson J. R. 2014.  Modeling the dynamics of a forest giant. In: Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge. D.R. Foster Editor. Yale University Press. ISBN: 9780300179385

Oswald W., D.R. Foster and J.R. Thompson. 2014. Hemlock Prehistory to Present. In: Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge. D.R. Foster Editor. Yale University Press. ISBN: 9780300179385;  Reprinted in Arnoldia 71(3) 13-25.

Holm*, J, J. R. Thompson, McShea W., N. Bourg. 2013. Interactive effects of chronic deer browsing and canopy gap disturbance on forest successional dynamics. Ecosphere. 4(11)144

Bourg, N., W. McShea, J. R. Thompson, McGarvey* J. X. Shen. 2013. Initial census, woody seedling, seed rain and stand structure data for a Mid-Atlantic Large Forest Dynamics plot. Ecology. 94:2111.

Thompson J. R., D. N. Carpenter*, C. Cogbill, D. R. Foster. 2013. Four centuries of change in northeastern U.S. forests. PLoS ONE. 9: doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0072540

McGarvey J.*, N. Bourg, Thompson J. R., W. McShea, X. Shen. 2013 The impacts of twenty years of deer exclusion on woody vegetation in a Mid-Atlantic temperate deciduous forest. Northeastern Naturalist. 20:451:468.

Bain, D.B., M. Green, J. Campbell, S. Chamblee, S. Chaoka, J. Fraterrigo, S. Kaushal, S. Martin, T. Jordan, T. Parolari, B. Sobczak, D. Weller, W. Wollheim, E. Boose, J. Duncan, G. Gettel, B. Hall, P. Kumar, J. R. Thompson, J. Vose, E. Elliott, D. Leigh. 2012. Legacies in Material Flux: Structural Changes before Long-term Studies.  BioScience. 62(6)575:584

Thompson, J. R., A. Wiek, F. Swanson, S. Carpenter, N. Fresco, T. Hollingsworth, T. Spies, D. R. Foster. 2012. Scenario studies as a synthetic and integrative research activity for long term ecological research. BioScience.  62(4)367-37.

Orwig D. A., J. R. Thompson, N. A. Povak, M. Manner, D. Niebyl, D. R. Foster. 2012. A foundation tree at the precipice: Tsuga canadensis health following the arrival of Adelges tsugae in central New England. Ecosphere. 3(1)p10

Thompson J. R., D. R. Foster, R. Scheller and D. B. Kittredge. 2011. The influence of land use and climate change on forest biomass and composition in Massachusetts, USA. Ecological Applications. 21(7): 2425-2444

Thompson J. R., T. A. Spies, and K. Olsen. 2011. Canopy damage to conifer plantations within a mixed-severity wildfire varies with stand age. Forest Ecology and Management. 262:355-360.

Halofsky J., D. Donato, D. Hibbs, J. Campbell,  M. Cannon, J. Fontaine, J. R. Thompson, R.G. Anthony, B.T. Bormann, L.J. Kayes, B.E. Law, D.L. Peterson, and T.A. Spies. 2011.   Mixed severity fire regimes: Lessons from the Klamath-Siskiyou Ecoregion. Ecosphere. 2(40)

Thompson J. R. and T. A. Spies. 2010. Factors associated with crown damage following recurring mixed-severity wildfires and post-fire management. Landscape Ecology. 25:775-789

Foster, D. R., B. Donahue, D. Kittredge, K. Fallon-Lambert, M. Hunter, B. Hall, L. Irland, R. Lilieholm, D. Orwig, A. D'Amato, E. Colburn, J. R. Thompson, J. Levitt, A. Ellison, W. Keeton, J. Aber, C. Cogbill, C. Driscoll, T. Fahey, and C. Hart. 2010. Wildland and Woodlands: A Forest Vision for New England. Harvard University Press. Cambridge, MA. ISBN: 978-1-4507-0603-250500

Thompson J. R. and T. A. Spies. 2009. Vegetation and weather explain variation in crown damage in a large mixed-severity wildfire. Forest Ecology and Management. 258:1684-1694.

Thompson J. R., S. Duncan, K. N. Johnson 2009. Is there potential for the historical range of variability to guide conservation given the social range of variability? Ecology and Society. 14(1): 18.

Thompson J. R. 2009. Salvaging what, exactly? (Book Review) Conservation Biology.

Thompson J. R., T.A. Spies, and L.M. Ganio. 2007. Reburn severity in managed and unmanaged vegetation in a large wildfire. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:10743-10748. 

Thompson J.R., K.N. Johnson, M. Lennette, T. Spies, P. Bettenger. 2006. Historical disturbance regimes as a reference for forest policy in a multi-owner province: A simulation experiment. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 36:401-417.

Duncan S. and J. R. Thompson. 2006. Forest plans and ad hoc scientist groups in the 1990s: Coping with the Forest Service viability clause. Forest Policy and Economics 9:32-41

Shelby B., J. R. Thompson, M. Brunson, and R. Johnson. 2005. A decade of recreation ratings for six silviculture treatments in Western Oregon. Environmental Management 75:239-246.

Thompson J. R., M. Anderson, and K. N. Johnson. 2004. Ecosystem management across ownerships: The potential for collision with antitrust laws. Conservation Biology 18(6):1475-1481.

Shelby B., J. R. Thompson, M. Brunson, and R. Johnson. 2004. Changes in scenic quality after harvest: A decade of ratings for six silviculture treatments. Journal of Forestry. 101:30-35.