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Calef, M.P., A. Varvak, A.D. McGuire, F.S. Chapin III, and K.B. Reinhold (2015): Recent changes in annual area burned in Interior Alaska: The impact of fire management. Earth Interactions 19:1-17. DOI:10.1175/EI-D-14-0025.1.

Calef, M.P. (2010). Climate Change Impacts on the Boreal Forest of Alaska. Geography Compass 4/2:67-80. 10.1111/j.1749-8198.2010.00310.x.

Kasischke, E., E.L. Verbyla, T.S. Rupp, A.D. McGuire, K.A. Murphy, R. Jandt, J.L. Barnes, E. Hoy, P.A. Duffy, M. Calef, and M.R. Turetsky (2010). Alaska’s changing fire regime – implications for the vulnerability of its boreal forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40:131-1324. DOI: 10.1139/X10-098.

Trainor, S.F., M. Calef, D. Natcher, F.S. Chapin, A.D. McGuire, O. Huntington, P. Duffy, T.S. Rupp, L. DeWilde, M. Kwart, N. Fresco, and A.L. Lovecraft (2009). Vulnerability and adaptation to climate-related fire impacts in rural and urban interior Alaska. Polar Research 28:100-118 DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-8369.2009.00101.x.

Chapin, F.S. III, S.F. Trainor, O. Huntington, A.L. Lovecraft, E. Zavaleta, D.C. Natcher, A.D. McGuire, J. Nelson, L. Ray, M. Calef, N. Fresco, H. Huntington, T.S. Rupp, L. DeWilde, and R.A. Naylor (2008). Increasing wildfire in the boreal forest: causes, consequences, and pathways to potential solutions of a wicked problem. Bioscience 58(6):531-540.

Calef, M.P., A.D. McGuire, and F.S. Chapin III (2008). Human influences on wildfire in Alaska from 1988 through 2005: An analysis of the spatial patterns of human impacts. Earth Interactions 12(1):1-17. DOI: 10.1175/2007EI220.1

Lapenis, A.G., G. B. Lawrence, S. Baily, B. Aparin, A. Shiklomanov, N. Speranskaya, M.S. Torn, and M. Calef (2008). Climatically driven loss of calcium in steppe soil as a sink for atmospheric carbon. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 22, GB2010, DOI: 10.1029/2007GB003077

McGuire, A.D., J. Walsh, J. Kimball, J. Clein, S. Euskirchen, S. Drobot, U. Herzfeld, J. Maslanik, R. Lammers, M. Rawlins, C. Vorosmarty, T. Rupp, W. Wu, and M. Calef (2008). The Western Arctic

Linkage Experiment (WALE): Overview and synthesis. Earth Interactions 12(7): 13 pp., DOI: 10.1175/2008EI239.1.

Clein, J.S., A.D. McGuire, E.S. Euskirchen, and M. Calef (2007). The effects of different climate input data sets on simulated carbon dynamics in the Western Arctic. Earth Interactions 11(12):1-24 DOI: 10.1175/EI229.1.

Natcher, D. C., M. Calef, O. Huntington, S. Trainor, H. Huntington, L. DeWilde, S. Rupp, and F. S. Chapin III (2007). Factors contributing to the cultural and spatial variability of landscape burning by Native Peoples of Interior Alaska. Ecology and Society, Special Issue: Crossing Scales and Disciplines to Achieve Forest Sustainability 12(1): 7.

Kimball, J.S., M. Zhao, A.D. McGuire, F.A. Heinsch, J. Clein, M. Calef, W.M. Jolly, S. Kang, S.E. Euskirchen, K.C. McDonald, and S.W. Running (2007). Recent climate-driven increases in vegetation productivity for the Western Arctic: evidence of an acceleration of the Northern terrestrial carbon cycle. Earth Interactions 11(4):1-30 DOI: 10.1175/EI180.1.

Walker, M., H. Wahren, L. Ahlquist, J. Alatolo, S. Bret-Harte, M. Calef, T. Callaghan, A. Carroll, C. Copass, H. Epstein, G. Henry, R. Hollister, I. S. Jonsdottír, J. Klein, B. Magnusson, U. Molau, S. Oberbauer, S. Rewa, C. Robinson, G. Shaver, K. Suding, A. Tolvanen, Ø. Totland, P.L. Turner, C. Tweedie, P. Webber, and P. Wookey (2006). Tundra plant community response to experimental warming: sensitivity in a rapidly changing environment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103(5):1342-1346.

Calef, M.P., A.D. McGuire, T.S. Rupp, H.E. Epstein, and H.H. Shugart (2005). Analysis of vegetation distribution in Interior Alaska and sensitivity to climate change using a logistic regression approach. Journal of Biogeography 32:863-878.

Riedel, S. M., H.E. Epstein, D.A. Walker, D.L. Richardson, M.P. Calef, E. Edwards, and A. Moody (2005). Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of vegetation properties among four tundra plant communities at Ivotuk, Alaska. U.S.A. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 37(1):25-33.

Epstein, H.E., M.P. Calef, M.P. Walker, F.S. Chapin III, and A.M. Starfield (2004). Detecting changes in arctic plant communities in response to warming over decadal time scales. Global Change Biology 10:1325-1334.