Refereed Articles

Baltzer, JL, Day, N, Walker, X, Greene, DF, Mack, M, Alexander, HD, Arseneault, D, Barnes, J, Bergeron, Y, Boucher, Y, Bourgeau-Chavez, L, Brown, CD, Carriere, S, Howard, B, Gauthier, S, Parisien, M-A, Reid, KA, Rogers, BM, Roland, C, Sirois, L, Stehn, S, Thompson, DK, Turetsky, MR, Veraverbeke, S, Whitman, E, Yiang, J, and Johnstone, JF. 2021. Increasing fire and the decline of fire adapted black spruce in the boreal forest, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118: e2024872118.

Gonzalez‐Akre, E, Piponiot, C, Lepore, M, Herrmann, V, Lutz, JA, Baltzer, JL, Dick, C, Gilbert, GS, He, F, Heym, M, Huerta, AI, Jansen, P, Johnson, DJ, Knapp, N, Kral, K, Lin, D, Malhi, Y, McMahon, S, Myers, JA, Orwig, D, Rodríguez‐Hernández, DI, Russo, S, Shue, J, Wang, X, Wolf, A, Yang, T, Davies, SJ, Anderson‐Teixeira, KJ. 2021. allodb: An R package for biomass estimation at globally distributed extratropical forest plots. Methods in Ecology and Evolution,

Anderson-Teixera, KJ, Herrmann, V, Rollinson, C, Gonzalez, B, Gonzalez-Akre, EB, Pederson, N, Alexander, R, Allen, CD, Alfaro-Sánchez, R, Awada, T, Baltzer, JL, Baker, PJ, Bunyavejchewin, S, Cherubini, P, Cooper, J, Davies, SJ, Dow, C, Helcoski, R, Kašpar, J, Lutz, J, Margolis, EQ, Maxwell, J, McMahon, S, Piponiot, C, Russo, S, Šamonil, P, Sniderhan, AE, Tepley, AJ, Vašíčková, I, Vlam, M, Zuidema, P. 2021. Joint effects of climate, tree size, and year on annual tree growth derived from tree-ring records of ten globally distributed forests. Global Change Biology,

Standen, KM, Baltzer, JL. 2021. Permafrost condition determines plant community composition and community-level foliar functional traits in a boreal peatland. Ecology and Evolution 11: 10133-10146.

Zhong, Y, Chu, C, Myers, JA, Gilbert, GS, Lutz, JA, Stillhard, J, Zhu, K, Thompson, J, Baltzer, JL, He, F, LaManna, JA, Davies, SJ, Anderson-Teixeira, KJ, Burslem, DFRP, Alonso, A, Chao, K-J, Wang, X, Gao, L, Orwig, DA, Yin, X, Sui, X, Su, Z, Abiem, I, Bissiengou, P, Bourg, N, Cao, M, Chang-Yang, C-H, Chao, W-C, Chapman, H, Chen, Y-Y, Coomes, DA, Cordell, S, de Oliveira, AA, Du, H, Fang, S, Giardina, CP, Hao, Z, Hector, A, Hubbell, SP, Janík, D, Samonil, P, Jansen, PA, Jiang, M, Jin, M, Kenfack, D, Král, K, Larson, AJ, Li, B, Li, X, Li, Y, Lian, J, Lin, Y, Liu, F, Liu, Y, Liu, Y, Luan, F, Luo, Y, Ma, K, Malhi, Y, McMahon, SM, McShea, W, Memiaghe, H, Mi, X, Morecroft, M, Novotny, V, O’Brien, MJ, den Ouden, Y, Parker, GG, Qiao, X, Ren, H, Reynolds, G, Sang, W, Shen, G, Shen, Z, Song, G-ZM, Sun, I-F, Tang, H, Tian, S, Uowolo, AL, Uriarte, M, Wang, B, Wang, X, Wang, Y, WeiblenGD, Wu, Z, Xi, N, Xiang, W, Xu, H, Xu, K, Butt, N, Ye, W, Yu, M, Zeng, F, Zhang, M, Zhang, Y, Zhu, L, ZimmermanJ. Arbuscular mycorrhizal trees influence the latitudinal beta-diversity gradient of tree communities in forests worldwide. Nature Communications, 12: 3137.

Dearborn, KD, Baltzer, JL. 2021. Unexpected greening in a boreal permafrost peatland undergoing forest loss is partially attributable to tree species turnover. Global Change Biology,

Sedio, BE, Spasojevic, MJ, Myers, JA, Wright, SJ, Person, MD, Chandrasekaran, H, Dwenger, JH, Prechi, ML, López, CA, Allen, DN, Anderson-Teixeira, KJ, Baltzer, JL, Bourg, N, Castillo, BT, Day, NJ, Dewald-Wang, E, Dick, CW, James, TY, Kueneman, JG, LaManna, J, Lutz, JA, McGregor, I, McMahon, SM, Parker, GG, Parker, JD, Vandermeer, JH. Chemical similarity of co-occurring trees decreases with precipitation and temperature in North American forests. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9: 679638.

Black, KE, Wallace, CA, Baltzer, JL. 2021. Seasonal thaw and landscape position determine foliar functional traits and whole-plant water use in tall shrubs on the low arctic tundra. New Phytologist, 231: 94-107.

DeBeer, CM, Wheater, HS, Pomeroy, JW, Barr, AG, Baltzer, JL, Johnstone, JF, Turetsky, MR, Stweard, RE, Hayashi, M, van der Kamp, G, Marshall, S, Campbell, E, Marsh, P, Carey, SK, Quinton, WL, Li, Y, Razavi, S, Berg, A, McDonnell, JJ, Spend, C, Helgason, WD, Ireson, AM, Black, TA, Davison, B, Howard, A, Thériault, JM, Shook, K, Pietroniro, A. 2021. Summary and synthesis of Changing Cold Regions Network (CCRN) research in the interior of western Canada – Part 2: Future change in cryosphere, vegetation, and hydrology. Hydrology and Earth System Science, 25: 1849-1882.

Gibson, C, Kottenie, K, Gingras-Hill, T, Kokelj, SK, Baltzer, JL, Chasmer, L, Turetsky, MR. 2021. Mapping and understanding the vulnerability of northern peatlands to permafrost thaw at scales relevant to community adaptation planning. Environmental Research Letters, 16: 055022.

Gruel, R, Degré- Timmons, G, Baltzer, JL, Johnstone, JF, McIntire, E, Day, NJ, Hart, S, McLoughlin, P, Schmigelow, F, Turetsky, MR, Truchon-Savard, A, van Telgen, M, Cumming, SG. 2021. Predicting patterns of terrestrial lichen biomass recovery after boreal wildfires. Ecosphere, 12: e03481.

Dearborn, KD, Wallace, CA, Patankar, R, Baltzer, JL. 2021. Permafrost thaw in boreal peatlands is rapidly altering forest community composition. Journal of Ecology, 109: 1452-1467.

Davies, S, Abiem, I, Abu Salim, K, Aguilar, S, Allen, D, Alonso, A, Anderson-Teixeira, K, Andrade, A, Arellano, G, Ashton, PS, Baker, PJ, Baker, ME, Baltzer, JL and 140 other co-authors. 2020. ForestGEO: Understanding forest diversity and dynamics through a global observatory network. Biological Conservation, 253: 108907.

Sniderhan, AE, Mamet, SD, Baltzer, JL. 2021. Non-uniform growth dynamics of a dominant boreal tree species Picea mariana in the face of rapid climate change. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 41: 565-572.

Davies, S, Abiem, I, Abu Salim, K, Aguilar, S, Allen, D, Alonso, A, Anderson-Teixeira, K, Andrade, A, Arellano, G, Ashton, PS, Baker, PJ, Baker, ME, Baltzer, JL and 140 other co-authors. 2020. ForestGEO: Understanding forest diversity and dynamics through a global observatory network. Biological Conservation, 253: 108907.

Walker, XJ, Rogers, BM, Veraverbeke, S, Johnstone, J, Baltzer, JL, Barrett, K, Bourgeau-Chavez, L, Day, ND, de Groot, WJ, Dieleman, CM, Goetz, S, How, E, Jenkins, LK, Kane, ES, Parisien, M-A, Potter, S, Schuur, EAG, Turetsky, M, Whitman, E, Mack, MC. 2020. Fuel availability not fire weather controls boreal wildfire severity and carbon emissions. Nature Climate Change, 10: 1130-1136.  **Highlighted in commentary in Nature Climate Change.

Bengtsson, F, Rydin, H, Baltzer, J, Bragazza, L, Bu, Z-J, Caporn, SJM, Dorrepaal, E, Flatberg, KI, Galanina, O, Gałka, M, Ganeva, A, Goia, I, Goncharova, N, Hájek, M, Haraguchi, A, Harris, LI, Humphreys, E, Jiroušek, M, Kajukało, K, Karofeld, E, Koronatova, NG, Kosykh, NP, Laine, AM, Lamentowicz, M, Lapshina, E, Limpens, J, Linkosalmi, M, Ma, J-Z, Mauritz, M, Mitchell, EAD, Munir, TM, Natali, SM, Natcheva, R, Payne, RJ, Philippov, DA, Rice, SK, Robinson, S, Robroek, BJM, Rochefort, L, Singer, D, Stenøien, HK, Tuittila, E-S, Vellak, K, Waddington, JM, Granath, G. 2021. Environmental drivers of Sphagnum growth in peatlands across the Holarctic region. Journal of Ecology 109:417–431.

Paul, JR, Kokelj, SV, Baltzer, JL. 2020. Spatial and stratigraphic variation of near-surface ground ice in discontinuous permafrost of the Taiga Shield. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 32: 3-18. 

Baltzer, JL, Sonnentag, O. 2020. No beating around the bush: the impact of projected high‐latitude vegetation transitions on soil and ecosystem respiration. New Phytologist, 227: 1591-1593.

Day, NJ, White, A, Johnstone, JF, Degré-Timmons, GD, Cumming, SR, Mack, MC, Turetsky, MR, Walker, XJ, Baltzer, JL. 2020. Environmental conditions and fire characteristics shape plant communities via regeneration strategy. Ecography, 43: 1-11.

Walker, XJ, Baltzer, JL, Bourgeau-Chavez, L, Day, NJ, Dieleman, CM, Johnstone, JL, Kane, ES, Rogers, BM, Turetsky, MR, Veraverbeke, SSN, Mack, MC. 2020. Patterns of ecosystem structure and wildfire carbon emissions across six ecoregions of the North American boreal forest. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 3: 87.

Day, NJ, Cumming, SG, Dunfield, KE, Johnstone, JF, Mack, MC, Reid, KA, Turetsky, MR, Walker, XJ, Baltzer, JL. 2020. Identifying fungal drivers of decomposition and plant growth after wildfire in boreal forests. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 3: 68.

Pappas, C, Maillet, J, Rakowski, S, Baltzer, JL, Barr, AG, Black, TA, Fatichi, S, Laroque, CP, Matheny, AM, Roy, A, Sonnentag, O, Zha, T. 2020. Aboveground tree growth is a minor and decoupled fraction of boreal forest carbon input. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 290: 108030.

Holloway, JE, Lewkowicz, AG, Douglas, TA, Li, X, Turetsky, MR, Baltzer, JL, Jin, H. 2020. Impact of wildfire on permafrost landscapes: a review of recent advances and future prospects. Invited review for Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 31: 371-382.

Stralberg, D, Arsenault, D, Baltzer, JL, Barber, QE, Bayne, EM, Boulanger, Y, Brown, CD, Cooke, HA, Devito, K, Edwards, J, Estevo, CA, Flynn, N, Frelich, LE, Hogg, EH, Johnston, M, Logan, T, Matsuoka, SM, Moore, P, Morelli, TL, Morissette, JL, Nelson, EA, Nenzén, H, Nielsen, SE, Parisien, M-A, Pedlar, JH, Price, DT, Schmiegelow, FKA, Slattery, SM, Sonnentag, O, Thompson, DK, Whitman, E. 2020. Climate-change refugia in boreal North America: what, where, and for how long? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 18: 261-270.

Kattge, J, Bönisch, G, Díaz, S, Lavorel, S, Prentice, IC, Leadley, P, Tautenhahn, S, Werner, G, … Baltzer, JL and 155 other co-authors. 2020. Twelve years of TRY – towards a third generation of plant trait data assimilation and sharing. Global Change Biology, 26: 119-188.

Wallace, CA and Baltzer, JL. 2020. Tall shrubs mediate abiotic conditions and plant communities at the treeline-arctic tundra ecotone. Ecosystems, 23: 828-841.

Walker, XJ, Baltzer JL, Cumming SG, Day NJ, Goetz S, Johnstone JF, Potter S, Rogers BM, Schuur EAG, Turetsky MR, Mack, MC. 2019. Increasing wildfires threaten historic carbon sink of boreal forest soils. Nature, 572: 520-523.

Day, NJ, Cumming, SR, Dunfield, KE, Johnstone, JF, Mack, MC, Turetsky, MR, Walker, XJ, White, A, Baltzer, JL. 2019. Extreme disturbance events have implications for soil fungal communities and ecosystem resilience. Global Change Biology, 25: 2310-2324.

Chu, C, Lutz, JA, Král, K, Vrška, T, Yin, X, Myers, JA, Abiem, I, Alonso, A, Bourg, N, Burslem, DFRP, Cao, M, Chapman, H, Condit, R, Fang, S, Fischer, GA, Gao, L, Hao, Z, Hau, BCH, He, Q, Hector, A, Hubbell, SP, Jiang, M, Jin, G, Kenfack, D, Lai, J, Li, B, Li, Z, Li, Y, Lian, J, Lin, J, Liu, Y, Liu, Y, Luo, Y, Ma, K, McShea, W, Memiaghe, H, Mi, X, Ni, M, O’Brien, MJ, de Oliveira, AA, Orwig, DA, Parker, GG, Qiao, X, Ren, H, Reynolds, G, Sang, W, Shen, G, Su, Z, Sui, X, Sun, I-F, Tian, S, Wang, B, Wang, X, Wang, X, Wang, Y, Weiblen, GD, Wen, S, Xi, N, Xiang, W, Xu, H, Xu, K, Ye, W, Zhang, B, Zhang, J, Zhang, X, Zhang, Y, Zhu, K, Zimmerman, J, Storch, D, Baltzer, JL, Anderson‐Teixeira, KJ, Mittelbach, GG, He, F. 2019. Direct and indirect effects of climate on richness drive the latitudinal diversity gradient in forest trees. Ecology Letters, 22: 245-255.

Granath G, Rydin H, Baltzer JL, Bengtsson F, Boncek N, Bragazza, L, Bu, Z-J, Caporn, SJM, Dorrepaal, E, Galanina, O, Gałka, M, Ganeva, A, Gillikin, DP, Goia, I, Goncharova, N, Hájek, M, Haraguchi, A, Harris, LI, Humphreys, E, Jiroušek, M, Kajukało, K, Karofeld, E, Koronatova, NG, Kosykh, NP, Lamentowicz, M, Lapshina, E, Limpens, J, Linkosalmi, M, Ma, J-Z, Mauritz, M, Munir, TM, Natali, SM, Natcheva, R, Noskova, M, Payne, RJ, Pilkington, K, Robinson, S, Robroek, BJM, Rochefort, L, Singer, D, Stenøien, HK, Tuittila, E-S, Vellak, K, Verheyden, A, Waddington, JM, Rice, SK. (2018) Environmental and taxonomic controls of carbon and oxygen stable isotope composition in Sphagnum across broad climatic and geographic ranges. Biogeosciences, 16:5189-5202.

Walker, XJ, Rogers, BM, Baltzer, JL, Cumming, SR, Day, NJ, Goetz, S, Johnstone, JF, Schuur, EAG, Turetsky, MR, Mack, MC. (2018) Cross-scale controls on carbon emissions from boreal mega-fires of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Global Change Biology, 24: 4251-4265

Peters, RL, Fonti, P, Frank, DC, Poyatos, R, Pappas, C, Kahmen, A, Carraro, V, Prendin, AL, Schneider, L, Baltzer, JL, Baron-Gafford, GA, Dietrich, L, Heinrich, I, Minor, RL, Sonnentag, O, Matheny, AM, Wightman, AG, Steppe, K (2018) Quantification of uncertainties in conifer sap flow measured with the thermal dissipation method. New Phytologist, 219: 1283-1299

Warren, RK, Pappas, C, Helbig, M, Chasmer, L, Patankar, R, Berg, A, Baltzer, J, Quinton, WL, Sonnentag, O (2018) Minor contribution of black spruce transpiration to evapotranspiration in boreal permafrost peatlands. Ecohydrology, e1975

Lutz, JA, Furniss, TJ, Johnson, DJ, Davies, SJ, Allen, D, Alonso, A, Anderson-Teixeira, KJ, Baltzer, JL, Becker, KML, Blomdahl, EM, Bourg, NA, Bunyavejchewin, S, Burslem, DFRP, Cansler, CA, Cao, K, Cao, M, Cárdenas, D, Chang, L-W, et al. (2018) Global importance of large-diameter trees. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 27: 787-791.**This paper was the front cover feature for this issue of the journal.

Pappas, C, Matheny, AM, Baltzer, J, Barr, A, Black, A, Maillet, J, Roy, A, Sonnentag, O, Stephens, J. (2018) Boreal tree hydrodynamics: asynchronous, diverging, yet complementary. Tree Physiology, 7: 953-964. ** This paper was the front cover feature for this issue of the journal.

Walker, XJ, Baltzer, JL, Cummings, SR, Day, NJ, Johnstone, JF, Rogers, BM, Turetsky, MR, Mack, MC (2018) Estimating depth of burn in boreal black spruce and jack pine stands of the NWT, Canada. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 27: 125-134

McNickle, GG, Lamb, EG, Lavender, M, Cahill, JF, Schamp, BS, Siciliano, SC, Condit, R, Hubbell, SP, Baltzer, JL (2018) Unusually large scales of plant community structure revealed by checkerboard score-area relationships. Oikos, 127: 415-426

Sniderhan, AE, McNickle, GG, Baltzer, JL (2018) Assessing local adaptation vs. plasticity under different resource conditions in seedlings of a dominant boreal tree species. AoB PLANTS 10: ply004; **Editor’s Choice

Day, NJ, Carriere, S, Baltzer, JL (2017) Annual dynamics and resilience in post-fire boreal understory vascular plant communities. Forest Ecology and Management 401: 264-272

Turetsky, MR, Baltzer, JL, Johnstone, JF, Mack, MM, McCann, K, Schurr, T (2017) Loss of legacies, filling empty niches, and embracing transient responses: Key challenges for the future of northern ecosystem science. Ecosystems, 20: 23-30

Merchant, MA, Adams, JR, Berg, AA, Baltzer, JL, Quinton, WL, Chasmer, LE (2017) The contribution of C-band SAR multi-polarization and polarimetric decompositions to subarctic boreal peatland mapping. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing, 10: 1467-1482

Sniderhan, AE, Baltzer, JL (2016) Growth dynamics of black spruce (Picea mariana) in a rapidly-thawing discontinuous permafrost peatland. Journal Geophysical Research Biogeosciences, 121: 2988-3000

McNickle, GG, Gonzalez-Meler, MA, Lynch, DJ, Baltzer, JL, and Brown, JS (2016) The world’s biomes and primary production as a foraging game played by plants. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, 283: 20161993

McNickle, GG, Wallace CA, Baltzer, JL (2016) Why do mosses have height? Moss growth as an evolutionary arms race. Evolutionary Ecology Research 17: 75-93

Falster, DS, Duursma, RA, Ishihara, ME, Barneche, DR, Fitzjohn, RG, Varhammar, A, Aiba, M, Ando, M, Anten, N, Aspinwall, MJ, Baltzer, JL, Baraloto, C, Battaglia, M, Battles, JJ, Bond Lamberty, B, Van Breugel, M, Camac, JS, Vlaveau, Y, Coll, L, Dannoura, M and 76 other data contributors. (2015) BAAD: a Biomass And Allometry Database for woody plants. Ecology, 96: 1455

Marshall, KE and Baltzer, JL (2015) Indirect effects of abiotic stress drive a reverse species richness latitudinal gradient in sub-arctic forests. Ecology, 96: 461-470

Anderson-Teixeira, KJ, Davies, SJ, Bennett, AM, Gonzalez-Akre, EB, Muller-Landau, HC, Wright, SJ, Salim, KA, Zambrano, AMA, Alonso, A, Baltzer, JL, Basset, Y, Bourg, NA, Broadbent, EN, and 100 other co-authors (2015) CTFS-ForestGEO: A worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change. Global Change Biology, 21: 528-549  **Highlighted in invited commentary

Patankar, R, Quinton, WL, Hayashi, M, and Baltzer, JL (2015) Sap flow responses to seasonal thaw and permafrost degradation in a subarctic boreal peatland. Trees – Structure and Function, 29: 129-142

Baltzer, JL, Veness, T, Sniderhan, AE, Chasmer, LE, and Quinton, WL (2014) Forests on thawing permafrost: fragmentation, edge effects, and net forest loss. Global Change Biology, 20: 824-834.

Chasmer, L, Hopkinson, C, Veness, T, Quinton, W, and Baltzer, J (2014) A decision-tree classification for low-lying complex land cover types within the zone of discontinuous permafrost. Remote Sensing of Environment, 143: 73-84.

Quinton, WL, and Baltzer, JL (2013) Changing surface water systems in the discontinuous permafrost zone: implications to stream flow. Cold and Mountain Region Hydrological Systems Under Climate Change: Towards Improved Projections. Proceedings of H02, IAHS-IAPSO-IASPEI Assembly, Gothenburg, Sweden. IAHS Publication 360, 85-92.

Baltzer, JL, Patankar, R, Downey, A, and Quinton, WL (2013) Impacts of seasonal thaw and permafrost degradation on Picea mariana root function in a subarctic boreal peatland. Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Sap Flow. Acta Horticulturae 991: 141-148.

Patankar, R, Quinton, WL, and Baltzer, JL (2013) Permafrost-driven differences in habitat quality determine plant responses to gall-forming mites. Journal of Ecology, 101: 1042-1052.

Williams, TJ, Quinton, WL, and Baltzer, JL (2013) Linear disturbances on discontinuous permafrost: implications for thaw-induced changes to land cover and drainage patterns. Environmental Research Letters, 8: 025006. **Highlighted in invited commentary

Quinton, WL and Baltzer, JL (2013) The active-layer hydrology of a peat plateau with thawing permafrost (Scotty Creek, Canada). Hydrogeology Journal 21: 201-220.

Schurman, JS and Baltzer, JL (2012) Environmental correlates of tree species distributions vary among age classes in a northern temperate forest. Plant Ecology 10: 1621-1632.

Baltzer, JL and Davies, SJ (2012) Rainfall seasonality and pest pressure as determinants of tropical tree species’ distributions. Ecology and Evolution 2: 2682-2694.

Manning, JL and Baltzer, JL (2011) Impacts of black bear baiting on Acadian forest dynamics – An indirect edge effect? Forest Ecology and Management 262: 838-844.

Baltzer, JL and Thomas, SC (2010) A second dimension to the leaf economics spectrum predicts edaphic habitat association in a tropical forest. PLoS ONE 5: e13163.

Baltzer JL, Grégoire DM, Noor SMN, Bunyavejchewin S and Davies SJ (2009). Coordination of foliar and wood anatomical traits contributes to tropical tree distributions along the Malay-Thai Peninsula. American Journal of Botany 96: 2214-2223.

Baltzer JL, Davies SJ, Bunyavejchewin, S and Noor, NSM (2008) The role of desiccation tolerance in determining tree species distributions along the Malay-Thai Peninsula. Functional Ecology 22: 221-231.

Baltzer JL and Thomas SC (2007) Determinants of whole-plant light requirements in Bornean rain forest trees. Journal of Ecology 95: 1205-1221.

Baltzer JL, Davies SJ, Kassim AR, Noor NSM and LaFrankie JV (2007) Geographic distributions in tropical trees: can geographic range predict performance and habitat association in co-occurring tree species? Journal of Biogeography 34: 1916-1926. **Highlighted in invited commentary

Baltzer JL and Thomas SC (2007) Physiological and morphological correlates of whole plant light compensation point in temperate deciduous tree seedlings. Oecologia 153: 209-223.

Baltzer JL, Thomas SC, Nilus R and Burslem DFRP (2005) Edaphic specialization in tropical rain forest trees: Physiological correlates and responses to reciprocal transplantation. Ecology 86: 3063-3077.

Baltzer JL and Thomas SC (2004) Leaf optical responses to resource availability in five temperate tree species. American Journal of Botany 92: 214–223.

VanderKloet SP, Baltzer JL, Appleby JH, Evans RC and Stewart DT (2004) A re-examination of the taxonomic boundaries of Symphysia (Ericaceae). Taxon 53: 91-98.

Baltzer JL, Reekie EG, Hewlin HL, Taylor PD and Boates JS (2002) Impact of flower harvesting on the salt marsh plant, Limonium carolinianum. Canadian Journal of Botany 80: 841-851.

Baltzer JL, Hewlin HL, Reekie EG, Taylor PD and Boates JS (2002) The impact of flower harvesting on seedling recruitment in Sea Lavender (Limonium carolinianum). Rhodora 104: 280- 295.

Reekie EG, Budge SM and Baltzer JL (2002) The shape of the trade-off function between reproduction and future performance in plants. Canadian Journal of Botany 80: 140-150.


McNickle, GG, Guinel, F, Sniderhan, AE, Wallace, CA, McManus, A, Fafard, M, Baltzer, JL. The benefits of mycorrhizae are frequency-dependent: a case study with a non-mycorrhizal mutant of Pisum sativum. BioRxiv preprint

Book Chapters

Spring, A, Skinner, K, Simba, M, Nelson, E, Baltzer, J, Swanson, H, Turetsky, M. 2019. Taking care of the land: an interdisciplinary approach to community-based food systems assessment in Kakisa, Northwest Territories, Canada. In Sustainable Food Assessment: Lessons from Global Practice. Edited by A. Blay-Palmer, D. Conaré, K. Meter, A. Di Battista, and C. Johnston. Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, New York, USA.

Reports / Plain Language Outputs

Baltzer, JL and Turetsky, MR (2020) The 2014 NWT fires: Returning results and determining next steps. Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) Publication. View Report.

Sahtú Renewable Resources Board (Authors: Dimock C*, Skinner K, Ratelle M, Andrew L, Baltzer J, Spring A, Simmons D, Scully L, Gray D). (2020). Report for the Water Knowledge Camp held at Sahtú Dǝ́ (Great Bear River) at Tek’áı́cho Dǝ́ (Marten River) Tulı́t’a, NT. August 19th-26th, 2019. Water Knowledge Camps: Building Capacity for Cross-Cultural Water Knowledge, Research, and Environmental Monitoring. Tulı́t’a, Northwest Territories, Canada. 57 pages. View Report.

Baltzer J, Day N, Walker X (2016) Establishment of a permanent sample plot network to enhance our understanding of forest and permafrost dynamics following a severe fire year – a report on 2015 activities. GNWT Publication. View Report.

Day NJ, Carrière S, Baltzer JL (2016) Pre-fire forest type drives long-term changes in understory plant communities post-fire, Taiga Shield, Northwest Territories. GNWT Publication. View Report.

Quinton, WL, Adams, JR, Baltzer, JL, Berg, AA, Craig, JR, Johnson, E (2016) Permafrost ecosystems in transition: Understanding and predicting hydrological and ecological change in the southern Taiga Plains, Northeastern British Columbia and Southwestern Northwest Territories. in Geoscience BC Summary of Activities 2015, Geoscience BC, Report 2016-1, 89–94. View Report.

Baltzer, J and Johnstone, J (2015) The 2014 NWT Fires – Developing a Research Framework. GNWT publication. View Report.

Kiem, D., Marsh, P, Baltzer, J, Wallace, C et al. (2016) Climate change research in our own backyard. Tuksaayatsak Magazine, Spring 2016 issue. **This is an Inuvik-based magazine focused on issues in the Inuvialuit, which is widely read locally. View Report. 

Open Datasets

Paul, JR, Kokelj, SV, and Baltzer, JL. 2020. Permafrost Geotechnical Report: Near-surface permafrost ground ice characteristics and ecological and physical drivers of transient layer ice content in discontinuous permafrost, Northwest Territories. Northwest Territories Geological Survey, NWT Open Report 2020-006.

Gibson, C, Morse, PD, Kelly, JM, Turetsky MR, Baltzer, JL, Gingras-Hill, T, Kokelj, SV. 2020. Thermokarst Mapping Collective: Protocol for organic permafrost terrain and preliminary inventory from the Taiga Plains test area. Northwest Territories Geological Survey, NWT Open Report 2020-010.

Black, K, Baltzer, JL. 2021. Green alder ecophysiological data and shrub patch environmental data, Trail Valley Creek, NT. Scholars Portal Dataverse, V1,

Baltzer, J, Degré-Timmons, G, Day, N, Cumming, S, Turetsky, M, Johnstone, J. 2021. Terrestrial lichen data for Northwest Territories, Canada, Dryad Dataset,

Baltzer, J, Dearborn, K, Wallace, C, Patankar, R. 2020. Forest recensus and environmental data for Scotty Creek ForestGEO plot. Dryad Data Repository,

Baltzer, J, Day, N, White, A, Degré-Timmons, G, Johnstone, J, Cumming, S, Mack, M, Turetsky, M, Walker, X. 2020. Vascular plant community data for Northwest Territories, Canada. Dryad Data Repository,

Day, N, Cumming, S, Dunfield, K, Johnstone, J, Mack, M, Reid, K, Turetsky, M, Walker, X, Baltzer, J. 2020. Identifying functional impacts of heat-resistant fungi on boreal forest recovery after wildfire, Dryad Data Repository,

Paul, Jason, Baltzer, Jennifer L, Kokelj, Steve V. 2020. Near-surface permafrost ground ice characteristics and ecological and physical drivers of transient layer ice content in discontinuous permafrost near Yellowknife, NT. Scholars Portal Dataverse,

Walker, XJ, Baltzer, JL, Bourgeau-Chavez, LL, Day, NJ, De groot, WJ, Dieleman, C, Hoy, EE, Johnstone, JF, Kane, ES, Parisien, MA, Potter, S, Rogers, BM, Turetsky, MR, Veraverbeke, S, Whitman, E, Mack, MC. 2019. ABoVE: Synthesis of Burned and Unburned Forest Site Data, AK and Canada, 1983-2016. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

Wallace, CA, Baltzer, JL. 2019. Abiotic and vegetation community data from Alnus alnobetula shrub and open tundra sites at Trail Valley Creek, NT. Scholars Portal Dataverse, V2,

Walker, XJ, JL Baltzer, SG Cumming, NJ Day, SJ Goetz, JF Johnstone, S Potter, BM Rogers, EAG Schuur, MR Turetsky, and MC Mack. 2019. ABoVE: Characterization of Carbon Dynamics in Burned Forest Plots, NWT, Canada, 2014. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

Walker, XJ, BM Rogers, JL Baltzer, SG Cummings, NJ Day, SJ Goetz, JF Johnstone, MR Turetsky, and MC Mack. 2018. ABoVE: Wildfire Carbon Emissions and Burned Plot Characteristics, NWT, CA, 2014-2016. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.

McNickle GG, Lamb EG, Lavender M, Cahill JF, Schamp BS, Siciliano SC, Condit R, Hubbell SP, Baltzer JL. 2017. Data from: Checkerboard score-area relationships reveal spatial scales of plant community structure. Dryad Dataset,