Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

Michael Koontz

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  • Mahood AL; Koontz MJ; Balch JK. (Dec 2022). Fuel connectivity, burn severity, and seedbank survivorship drive ecosystem transformation in a semiarid shrubland. Ecology. 10.1002/ecy.3968
  • Koontz MJ; Scholl VM; Spiers A; Cattau ME; Adler J; McGlinchy J; Goulden T; Melbourne BA; Balch JK. (Aug 2022). Democratizing macroecology: Integrating unoccupied aerial systems with the National Ecological Observatory Network. Ecosphere , 13(8). 10.1002/ecs2.4206
  • Young DJN; Koontz MJ; Weeks JM. (Mar 2022). Optimizing aerial imagery collection and processing parameters for drone?based individual tree mapping in structurally complex conifer forests. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 10.1111/2041-210x.13860
  • Balch JK; Abatzoglou JT; Joseph MB; Koontz MJ; Mahood AL; McGlinchy J; Cattau ME; Williams AP. (Feb 2022). Warming weakens the night-time barrier to global fire. Nature , 602(7897), 442-448. 10.1038/s41586-021-04325-1
  • Miller JED; Ziter CD; Koontz MJ. (Jan 2022). Fieldwork in landscape ecology. , 219-229.
  • Nagy RC; Balch JK; Bissell EK; Cattau ME; Glenn NF; Halpern BS; Ilangakoon N; Johnson B; Joseph MB; Marconi S. (Dec 2021). Harnessing the NEON data revolution to advance open environmental science with a diverse and data-capable community. Ecosphere , 12(12). 10.1002/ecs2.3833
  • Iglesias V; Braswell AE; Rossi MW; Joseph MB; McShane C; Cattau M; Koontz MJ; McGlinchy J; Nagy RC; Balch J. (Jun 2021). Risky Development: Increasing Exposure to Natural Hazards in the United States. Earths Future|0401 Atmospheric Sciences, 0406 Physical Geography and Environmental Geoscience, 0502 Environmental Science and Management. 10.1029/2020ef001795
  • Oldfather MF; Koontz MJ; Doak DF; Ackerly DD. (Feb 2021). Range dynamics mediated by compensatory life stage responses to experimental climate manipulations. Ecology Letters , 24(4), 772-780. 10.1111/ele.13693
  • Koontz MJ; Latimer AM; Mortenson LA; Fettig CJ; North MP. (Jan 2021). Cross-scale interaction of host tree size and climatic water deficit governs bark beetle-induced tree mortality. Nature Communications , 12(1). 10.1038/s41467-020-20455-y
  • Koontz MJ; North MP; Werner CM; Fick SE; Latimer AM. (Jan 2020). Local forest structure variability increases resilience to wildfire in dry western US coniferous forests. Ecology Letters , 23(3), 483-494. 10.1111/ele.13447
  • Parks, SA; Holsinger, LM; Koontz, MJ; Collins, L; Whitman, E; Parisien, MA; Loehman, RA; Barnes, JL; Bourdon, JF; Boucher, J; Boucher, Y; Caprio, AC; Collingwood, A; Hall, RJ; Park, J; Saperstein, LB; Smetanka, C; Smith, RJ; Soverel, N. (Jul 2019). Giving Ecological Meaning to Satellite-Derived Fire Severity Metrics across North American Forests. REMOTE SENSING , 11(14). 10.3390/rs11141735
  • Smithers, B., Meagan F. Oldfather, Michael J. Koontz, Jim Bishop, Catie Bishop, Jan Nachlinger, Seema N. Sheth. (Jun 2019). Community turnover by composition and climate affinity across scales in an alpine system. 10.1002/ajb2.1376
  • Koontz MJ; Oldfather MF; Melbourne BA; Hufbauer RA. (Aug 2018). Parsing propagule pressure: Number, not size, of introductions drives colonization success in a novel environment. Ecology and Evolution , 8(16), 8043-8054. 10.1002/ece3.4226
  • Steel ZL; Koontz MJ; Safford HD. (Jul 2018). The changing landscape of wildfire: burn pattern trends and implications for California's yellow pine and mixed conifer forests. Landscape Ecology , 33(7), 1159-1176. 10.1007/s10980-018-0665-5
  • Oldfather MF; Britton MN; Papper PD; Koontz MJ; Halbur MM; Dodge C; Flint AL; Flint LE; Ackerly DD. (Jan 2016). Effects of topoclimatic complexity on the composition of woody plant communities. AOB Plants , 8. 10.1093/aobpla/plw049
  • Hufbauer RA; Szucs M; Kasyon E; Youngberg C; Koontz MJ; Richards C; Tuff T; Melbourne BA. (Nov 2015). Reply to Wootton and Pfister: The search for general context should include synthesis with laboratory model systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA , 112(44), E5904-E5904. 10.1073/pnas.1517210112
  • Hufbauer RA; Szucs M; Kasyon E; Youngberg C; Koontz MJ; Richards C; Tuff T; Melbourne BA. (Aug 2015). Three types of rescue can avert extinction in a changing environment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA , 112(33), 10557-10562. 10.1073/pnas.1504732112
  • Cole RJ; Litton CM; Koontz MJ; Loh RK. (Jul 2012). Vegetation Recovery 16 Years after Feral Pig Removal from a Wet Hawaiian Forest. Biotropica , 44(4), 463-471. 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2011.00841.x