Publications

Du, Enhao, et al. (2016) "Evaluating hydrologic effects of spatial and temporal patterns of forest canopy change using numerical modelling." Hydrological Processes 30.2:217-231.
Waring, R.H., Coops, N.C. (2016) "Predicting large wildfires across western North Americ by modeling seasonal variation in soil water balance." Climatic Change 135, 325–339.
Coops, N.C., Waring, R.H., Plowright, A., Lee, J., Dilts, T.E. (2016) "Using remotely-sensed land cover and distribution modeling to estimate tree species migration in the Pacific Northwest Region of North America." Remote Sensing 8, 65; doi:10.3390/rs8010065
Waring, R.H., Gao, L. (2016) "Recent reduction in the frequency of frost accounts for most of the increased growth of a high elevation spruce forest in northwestern China." Trees 30.4, 1225-1236.
Adhikari, Arjun, and Joseph D. White. (2016) "Climate change impacts on regenerating shrubland productivity." Ecological Modelling 337, 211-220.
González‐García, Marta, et al. (2016) "Application of a process‐based model for predicting the productivity of Eucalyptus nitens bioenergy plantations in Spain." GCB Bioenergy 8.1 194-210.
Hung, Trieu Thai, et al. (2016) "Predicting productivity of Acacia hybrid plantations for a range of climates and soils in Vietnam." Forest Ecology and Management 367, 97-111.
Forrester, D.I., and Tang, X. (2016) "Analyzing the spatial and temporal dynamics of species interactions in mixed-species forests and the effects of stand density using the 3-PG model." Ecological Modelling 319, 233-254.
Almeida, A. C., and Sands, P. J. (2015) "Improving the ability of 3-PG to model the water balance of forest plantations in contrasting environments." Ecohydrology.
Lonsdale, Jack, et al. "A comparison of models for quantifying growth and standing carbon in UK Scots pine forests." iForest-Biogeosciences and Forestry 8.5 (2015): 596.
Poorter, H., Jagodzinski, A.M., Ruiz-Peinado, R., Kuyah, S., Luo, Y., Oleksyn, J., Usoltsev, V.A., Buckley, T.N., Reich, P.B. and Sack, L. (2015) How does biomass distribution change with size and differ among species? An analysis for 1200 plant species from five continents. New Phytologist 208, 736-749.
Gonzalez-Benecke, C.A., Jokela, E.J., Cropper, W.P. Jr., Bracho, R., and Leduc, D.J. (2014) Parameterization of the 3-PG model for Pinus elliottii stands using alternative methods to estimate fertility rating, biomass partitioning and canopy closure. Forest Ecology and Management 327, 55-75.
Mathys, A., Coops, N.C., and Waring, R.H. (2014) Soil water availability effects on the distribution of 20 tree species in western North America. Forest Ecology and Management 313, 144-152.
Waring, R.H., Coops, N.C., Mathys, A., Hilker, T. and Latta, G. (2014) Process-based modeling to assess the effects of recent climatic variation on site productivity and forest function across western North America. Forests 5, 518-534.
Wei, L., Marshall, J.D., Zhang, J., Zhou, H., amd R.F., Powers. (2014) 3-PG simulations of young ponderosa pine plantations under varied management intensity: Why do they grow so differently? Forest Ecology and Management 313, 69-82.
Bryars, C., Maier, C., Zhao, D., Kane, M., Borders, B., Will, R., and Teskey, R. (2013) Fixed physiological parameters in the 3-PG model produced accurate estimates of loblolly pine growth on sites in different geographic regions. Forest Ecology and Management 289, 501-514.
Coops, N.C., M.A. Wulden, and R.H. Waring (2013) Modeling lodgepole and jack pine vulnerability to mountain pine beetle expansion into the Canadian boreal forest. Forest and Ecology and Management 274, 161-171.
Headlee, W.L., Zalesny, R.S. Jr., Donner, D.M., and Hall, R.B. (2013) Using a process-based model (3-PG) to predict and map hybrid poplar biomass productivity in Minnesota and Wisconsin, USA. BioEnergy Research 6 (1), 196-210.
McDowell, N.G., R.A. Fisher, C. Xu, J.C. Domec, T. Holtta, D.S. Mackay, J.S. Sperry, A. Boutz, L. Dickman, N. Gehres, J.M. Limousin, A. Macalady, J. Martinez-Vilata, M. Mencuccini, j.A. Plaut, J. Ogee, R.E. Pangle, D.P. Rasse, M.G. Ryan, S. Sevanto, R.H. Waring, A.P. Williams, E.A. Yepez and W.T. Pockman. (2013) Evaluating theories of drought-induced vegetation mortality using a multimodel-experiment framework. (Tansley review). New Phytologist 200, 304-321.
Wei, L., J.D., Marshall, T. E., Link, K. L., Kavanagh, E., Du, R. E., Pangle, P. J., Gag, and N., Ubierna. (2014) Constraining 3-PG with a new δ13C submodel: a test using the δ13C of tree rings. Plant, Cell and Environment 37, 82-100.
Nolé, A., Collalti, A., Magnani, F., Duce, P., Ferrara, A., Mancino, G., Marras, S., Sirca, C., Spano, D., and Borghetti, M. (2013) Assessing temporal variation of primary and ecosystem production in two Mediterranean forests using a modified 3-PG model. Annals of Forest Science 70, 729-741.
Vega-Nieva, D.J., Tomé, M., Tomé; J., Fontes, L., Soares, P., Ortiz, L., Basurco, F., and Rodrígez-Soalleiro, R. (2013) Developing a general method for the estimation of the fertility rating parameter of the 3-PG model: application in Eucalyptus globulus plantations in northwestern Spain. Canadian Journal of Forestry 43 (7), 627-636.
Xiaodong, S., B.A. Bryan, A.C. Almeida, K.I. Paul, G. Zhao, and Y. Ren. (2013) Time-dependent sensitivity of a process-based ecological model. Ecological Modelling 265: 114-123.
Coops, N.C., R.H. Waring, and T. Hilker. (2012) Prediction of soil properties using a process-based forest growth model to match satellite-derived estimates of leaf area index. Remote Sensing of Environment 126, 160-173.
Coops, N.C. and R.H. Waring. (2011) Estimatng the vulnerability of fifteen tree species under chaning climate in Northwest North America. Ecological Modelling 222, 2119-2129.
Coops, N.C., R.H. Waring, C. Beier, R. Roy-Jauvin and T. Wang. (2011) Modeling the occurrence of fifteen coniferous tree species throughout the Pacific Northwest of North America using a hybrid approach of generic process-based growth model and decision tree analysis. Applied Vegetation Science 14, 402-414.
Coops, N.C., R. Gaulton, amd R.H. Waring. (2011) Mapping site indices for five Pacific Northwest conifers using a physiologically-based model. Applied Vegetation Science 14, 268-276.
Coops, N.C., and R.H. Waring. (2011) A process-based approach to estimate lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta Dougl.) distribution in the Pacific Northwest under climate change. Climatic Change 105, 313-328.
Waring, R.H., N,C, Coops and S.W. Running. (2011) Predicting satellite-derived patterns of large-scale disturbances in forests of the Pacific Northwest Region in response to recent climatic variation. Remote Sensing of Environment 115, 3554-3566.
Almeida, A.C., A. Siggins, T.R. Batista, C. Beadle, S. Fonesca, and R. Loos. (2010) Mapping the effect of spatial and temporal variation in climate and soils in Eucalyptus plantation production with 3-PG, and process-based growth model. Forest Ecology and Management 259: 1730-1740.
Coops, N.C., R.A. Hember, and R.H. Waring. (2010) Assessing the impact of current and projected climates on Douglas-fir productivity in British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40, 511-524.
Minunno, F., G. Xenakis, and M.P. Perks, and M. Mencuccini. (2010) Calibration and validation of a simplified process-based model for the prediction of the carbon balance of Scottish Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis) plantations. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 2411-2426.
Waring, R.H., N.C. Coops, and J.J. Landsberg. (2010) Improving predictions of forest growth using the 3-PGS model with observations made by remote sensing. Forest Ecology and Management 259, 1722-1729.
Almeida, A.C., P.J. Sands, J. Bruce, A.W. Siggins, A. Leriche, M. Battaglia, and T.R. Batista. (2009) Use of a spatial process-based model to quantify forest plantation productivity and water use efficiency under climate change scenarios. In R.S. Anderssen, R.D. Braddock, and L.T.H. Newham (eds.) Interfacing Modelling and Simulation with Mathematical and Computational Sciences. MODSIM Congress. Cairns, Australia. 13–17 July 2009.
Coops, N.C., R.H. Waring, and T.A. Schroeder. (2009) Combining a generic process-based productivity model and a statistical classification method to predict presence and absence of tree species in the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A. Ecological Modelling 220, 1787-1796.
Coops, N.C., C. J. Ferster, R.H. Waring, and J. Nightingale. (2009) Three model comparison of predicted gross primary production across and within forested ecoregions in the contiguous United States. Remote Sensing of Environment 113, 680-690.
Coops, N.C., R.H. Waring, M.A. Wulder, and J.C. White. (2009) Prediction and assessment of bark beetle-induced mortality of lodgepole pine using estimates of stand vigor derived from remotely sensed data. Remote Sensing of Environment 12, 1058-1066.
Coops, N.C., R.H.Waring, M.A.Wulder, A.M. Pidgeon, and V.C. Radeloff. (2009) Bird diversity: A predictable function of satellite-derived estimates of seasonal variation in canopy light absorbance across the United States. Journal of Biogeography 36, 905-918.
Nightingale, J.M., W. Fan, N.C. Coops, and R.H. Waring. (2008) Predicting tree diversity across the U.S.A. as a function of modeled gross primary production. Ecological Applications 18, 93-103.
Xenakis, G., D. Ray and M. Mencuccini. (2008) Sensitivity and uncertainty analysis from a coupled 3-PG and soil organic matter decomposition model. Ecological Modelling 219: 1-16.
Nightingale, J.M. , N.C. Coops, R.H. Waring W.W. Hargrove. (2007) Comparison of MODIS gross primary production estimates for forests across the U.S.A. with those generated by a simple process model, 3-PG. Remote Sensing of Environment 109, 500-509.
Almeida, A.C., J.V. Soares, J.J. Landsberg, and G.D. Rezende. (2007) Growth and water balance of Eucalyptus grandis hybrid plantations in Brazil during a rotation for pulp production. Forest Ecology and Management 251: 10-21.
Swenson, J., and R.H. Waring. (2006) Modeled photosynthesis predicts woody plant richness at three geographic scales across the northwestern U.S.A. Global Ecol. & Biogeography 15, 470-485.
Coops, N. C., R.H.Waring. and B.E. Law. (2005) Assessing the past and future distribution and productivity of ponderosa pine in the Pacific Northwest using a process model, 3-PG. Ecological Modelling 183, 107-124.
Landsberg, J., A. Mäkelä, R. Sievänen, and M. Kukkola. (2005) Analysis of biomass accumulation and stem size distributions over long periods in managed stands of Pinus sylvestris in Finland using the 3-PG model. Tree Physiology 25, 781-792
Swenson, J.J., R.H. Waring, W. Fan and N. Coops. (2005) Predicting site index with a physiologically based growth model across Oregon, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35, 1697-1707.
Almeida, A.C., J. J. Landsberg, and P. J. Sands (2004) Parameterisation of 3-PG model for fast growing Eucalyptus grandis plantations in Brazil. Forest Ecology and Management 193, 179-195.
Almeida, A.C., J. J. Landsberg, P. J. Sands, M. S. Ambrogi, S. Fonseca, S. M. Barddal, and F. L. Bertolucci. (2004) Needs and opportunities for using a process-based productivity model as a practical tool in Eucalyptus plantations. Forest Ecology and Management 193, 167-177.
Esprey, L. J., P.J. Sands, and C.W. Smith. (2004) Understanding 3-PG using a sensitivity analysis. Forest Ecology and Management 193, 235-250.
Landsberg, J. and R.H. Waring (2004) Top-down models and flux measurements are complementary methods of estimating carbon sequestration by forests: illustrations using the 3-PG model. In Forests at the land-atmsphere interface (eds J.C. Grace, J.Moncrieff and K. McNaughton). CAB International.
Almeida, A.C., R. Maestri, J.J. Landsberg, and J.R.S. Scolforo. (2003) Linking process-based and empirical forest models in Eucalyptus plantations in Brazil. In Modelling forest systems (eds A. Amaro, D. Reed and P. Soares). CAB Interantional.
Bernier, P., J. Landsberg, F. Raulier, A. Almeida, N. Coops, P. Dye, M. Espinosa, R. Waring, and D. Whitehead. (2003) Using process-based models to estimate forest productivity for management purposes. In: Estimating forest productivity. Symp Proc. IUFRO Intnl Congress. Quebec.
Coops, N.C., R.H. Waring, and B. Law. (2003) Predicting the Influence of Climate Variability on the Productivity and Distribution of Ponderosa Pine Ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest. Global Change Biology (in review).
Coops, N.C., and J.D. White. (2003) Modeling forest productivity using data acquired through remote sensing. In: Methods and Applications for Remote Sensing of Forests: Concepts and Case Studies, Wulder, M. and Franklin, S.E. (Eds.). Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Landsberg, J.J., R.H. Waring, and N.C. Coops (2003) Performance of the forest productivity model 3-PG applied to a wide range of forest types. Forest Ecology and Management 172, (2/3) 119-214.
Coops, N.C., White, J.D., and Scott, N.A. (2002) Assessment of regional forest and scrub productivity using a coupled vegetation process model with remote sensing. Geocarto 17, 1 - 12.
Landsberg, J.J., R.H. Waring, and N.C. Coops. (2002) Performance of the forest productivity model 3-PG applied to a wide range of forest types. Model structure, calibration and sensitivity analysis. Forest Ecology and Management (in press).
Peng, C., Liu, J., Dang, Q., Apps, M. and Jiang, H. (2002) TRIPLEX: a generic hybrid for predicting forest growth and carbon and nitrogen dynamics. Ecol. Modelling 154, 109-130.
Rodriguez, R., M. Espinosa, P. Real, and J. Inzunza. (2002) Analysis of productivty of radiata pine plantations under different silvicultural regimes using the 3-PG process-based model. Australian Forestry 65 (3) 165-172.
Sands, P.J., and J. J. Landsberg (2002) Parameterisation of 3-PG for plantation grown Eucalyptus globulus. Forest Ecology and Management 163, 273-292.
Waring, R.H., N.C. Coops, J. Ohmann, and D. Sarr. (2002) Interpreting Woody Plant Richness from Seasonal Ratios of Photosynthesis. Ecology. 83, (11) 2964-2970
Waring, R.H., and N. McDowell. (2002) Use of a physiological process model with forestry yield tables to set limits on annual carbon balances. Tree Physiology 22, 179-188.
Whitehead, D., G.M.J. Hall, A.S. Walcroft, K.J. Brown, and J.J. Landsberg. (2002) Analysis of the growth of rimu (Dacrydium cupressinum) in South Westland, New Zealand, using process-based simulation models. International Journal of Biometeorology Volume: 46, 66 - 75.
Almeida, A.C., M. Romualdo, J. J. Landsberg, and J.R.S. Scolforo. (2001) Linking process-based and empirical forest models to use as a practical tool for decision-making in fast growing eucalyptus plantation in Brazil . CAB International. In press.
Coops, N.C. and R.H. Waring. (2001) Assessing forest growth across Southwestern Oregon under a range of current and future global change scenarios using a process model, 3-PG. Global Change Biology. 7, 15-29.
Coops, N.C. and R.H. Waring. (2001) The use of multi-scale remote sensing imagery to derive regional estimates of forest growth capacity using 3-PGS. Remote Sensing of Environment 75, 324-334.
Coops, N.C. and R.H. Waring. (2001) Estimating Maximum Potential Site Productivity and Site Water Stress of the Eastern Siskiyous using 3-PGS. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 31, 143-154.
Coops, N.C., R.H. Waring, S. Brown, and S. Running. (2001) Predictions of Net Primary Production and Seasonal Patterns in Water Use with Forest Growth Models using Daily and Monthly Time-steps in southwestern Oregon. Ecological Modelling. 142, 61-81.
Coops, N.C., R.H. Waring, and J.J. Landsberg. (2001) Estimation of potential forest productivity across the Oregon transect using satellite data and monthly weather records. International journal of Remote Sensing. 22, (18) 3797-3812.
Dye, PJ. (2001) Modelling growth and water use in four Pinus patula stands with the 3-PG model. Southern African Forestry Journal, 191, 53-63.
Ewers, B.E., R. Oren, K.H. Johnsen, and J.J. Landsberg. (2001) Estimating maximum mean canopy stomatal conductance for use in models. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31, 198-207.
Landsberg, J, J., R.H. Waring, and N.C. Coops. (2001) The 3-PG Forest Model: Matters Arising from Evaluation against Plantation Data from Different Countries. In Jean-Michel Carnus, Roderick Dewar, Denis Loustau and Margarida Tomé (eds.) Models for the Sustainable Management of Temperate Plantation Forests Proceedings of the International Workshop. Bordeaux, France. 7-9 September 2000.
Law, B.E., A.H. Goldstein, P.M. Anthoni, M.H. Unsworth, J.A. Panek, M.R. Bauer, J.M. Fracheboud, and N. Hultman. (2001) CO2 and water vapor exchange by young and old ponderosa pine ecosystems during a dry summer. Tree Physiology 2, 299-308.
Tickle, P.K., N.C. Coops, and S.D. Hafner. (2001) Assessing forest productivity at local scales across a native eucalypt forest using a process model, 3PG-SPATIAL. Forest Ecology and Management 152, (1-3) 275-291.
Tickle, P.K., N.C. Coops, and S.D. Hafner. (2001) Comparison of a forest process model (3PG-SPATIAL) with growth and yield models to predict growth at Bago state forest, NSW. Australian Forestry 64, (2) 111-222.
Sands, P.J. (2001) 3PGPJS - a User-Friendly Interface to 3-PG, the Landsberg and Waring Model of Forest Productivity. Tech. Rep. 29(2). CRC for Sustainable Production Forestry and CSIRO Forestry and Forest Products, Hobart, Tasmania. (File 3PGpjs.doc when model downloaded)
Coops, N.C., R.H. Waring, and J. Moncrieff. (2000) Estimating Mean Monthly Incident Solar Radiation on Horizontal and Inclined Slopes from Mean Monthly Temperatures Extremes. International Journal of Biometeorology. 44,(4) 204-211