Publications


Alder, N.N., J.S. Sperry, and W.T. Pockman. 1996. Root and stem xylem embolism, stomatal conductance, and leaf turgor in Acer grandidentatum populations along a soil moisture gradient. Oecologia 105:293-301.

Allan, J.S. 1962. The plant communities of the Big Cottonwood Canyon drainage. Master of Science University of Utah.

Arnow, L.A. 1971. Vascular flora of Red Butte Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah. Master's University of Utah.

Arrington, L.J., and T.G. Alexander. 1965. The U.S. Army overlooks Salt Lake Valley, Fort Douglas 1862-1965. Utah Historical Quarterly 33:327-350.

Bates, J.W. 1963 The effects of beaver on stream flow. Job Completion Report for Federal Aid Project W-65-R. Utah State Department of Fish and Game Information Bulletin 63-13. 87pp.

Billings, W.D. 1951 Vegetation zonation in the Great Basin of western North America. In: Les bases ecolgiques de la regeneration de la regeneration de la vegetation des zones arides. International Union of Biological Sciences Series B Colloquia 9:101-122.

Billings, W.D. 1990 The mountain forests of North America and their environments. Pgs. 47-86 in C.B. Osmond, L.F. Pitelka, an dG.M. Hidy, eds., Plant biology of the Basin and Range. Springer Verlag, New York.

Bond, H.W. 1977. Nutrient dynamics of undisturbed ecosystems. Unpublished doctoral dissertation University of Utah.

Bond, H.W. 1977. Patterns of nutrient flux in a montane ecosystem. Ph.D. University of Utah.

Bond, H.W. 1979. Nutrient concentration patterns in a stream draining a montane ecosystem in Utah. Ecology 60:1184-1196.

Brewster, W. 1951. Gall wasps producing falls on the scrub oak, Quercus gambelii Nutt. Unpublished master's University of Utah.

Bush. S.E., Pataki, D.E., Hultine, K.R., West, A.G., Sperry, J.S., Ehleringer, J.R. 2008. Wood anatomy constrains stomatal responses to atmospheric vapor pressure deficit in irrigated, urban trees. Oecologia DOI 10.1007/s00442-008-0966-5.

Caldwell, M.M. 1985 Cold desert. pgs. 198-212 in B.F. Chabot and H.A. Mooney, eds., Physiological ecology of North American plant communities. Chapman and Hall, London.

Cole, D.N. 1981. Managing ecological impacts at wilderness campsites: an evaluation of techniques. J For 79:86-89.

Cole, D.N. 1981. Vegetational changes associated with recreational use and fire suppression in the Eagle Cap Wilderness, Oregon: some management implications. Biological Conservation 20:247-270.

Comstock, J.P., and J.R. Ehleringer. 1992 Plant adaptation in the Great Basin and Colorado Plateau. Naturalist 52(3):195-215.

Cottam, W.P., and F. Evans. 1945. A comparative study of grazed and ungrazed canyons of the Wasatch Range, Utah. Ecology 26:171-181.

Cranford, J.A. 1977. The ecology of the western jumping mouse. Unpublished doctoral dissertation University of Utah.

Croft, A.R., L. Woodward, and D.A. Anderson. 1943. Measurements of accelerated erosion on range-watershed land. J For 41:112-116.

Daubenmire, R.F. 1943 Vegetational zonation in the Rocky Mountains. Botanical Review 9:325-393.

Dawson, T.E., and J.R. Ehleringer. 1991. Streamside trees that do not use stream water. Nature 350:335-337.

Dawson, T.E., and J.R. Ehleringer. 1993.Gender-specific physiology, carbon isotope discrimination, and habitat distribution in Boxelder, Acer negundo. Ecology 74:798-815.

Dawson, T.E., Ward, J.K., Ehleringer, J.R. 2004. Temporal scaling of physiological responses from gas exchange to tree rings: a gender-specific study of Acer negundo (Boxelder) growing under different conditions. Functional Ecology 18:212-222.

Delucia, E.H., and W.H. Schlesinger. 1990 Ecophysiology of Great Basin and Sierra Nevada vegetation on contrasting soils. Pgs 143-178 in C.B. Osmond, L.F. Pitelka, and G.M. Hhidy, eds., Plant biology of the Basin and Range. Springer Verlag, New York.

Detling, J.K. 1969. Photosynthetic and respiratory response of several halophytes to moisture stress. a dissertation submitted to the faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy University of Utah.

Dina, S.J. 1970.An evaluation of physiological response to water stress as a factor influencing the distribution of six woody species in Red Butte Canyon, Utah. a dissertation submitted to the faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philisophy University of Utah.

Dina, S.J., and L.G. Klikoff. 1973. Carbon dioxide exchange by several stream side and scrub oak community species of Red Butte Canyon, Utah. Amer Midl Nat 89:70-80.

Dobrowolski, J.P., M.M. Caldwell, and J.H. Richards. 1990 Basin hydrology and plant root systems Pgs 243-292 in C.B. Osmond, L.F. Pitelka, and G.M. Hidy, eds., Plant biology of the Basin and range. Springer Verlag, New York.

Donovan, L.A., and J.R. Ehleringer. 1991. Ecophysiological differences among pre-reproductive and reproductive classes of several woody species. Oecologia 86:594-597.

Ehleringer, J.R. 1988. Changes in leaf characteristics of species along elevational gradients in the Wasatch Front, Utah. Amer J Bot 75:680-689.

Ehleringer, J.R., L.A. Arnow, T. Arnow, I.B. McNulty, and N.C. Negus. 1992. Red Butte Canyon Research Natural Area: history, flora, geology, climate and ecology. Great Bas Nat 52:95-121.

Evans, F.R. 1936. A comparative study of the vegetration of a grazed and ungrazed canyon of the Wasatch Range. Master's University of Utah.

Forslund, L.G. 1972. Endocrine adjustments in Microtus montanus populations from laboratory and natural environments. Unpublished doctoral dissertation Tulane University.

Hacke, U.G., Stiller, V., Sperry, J.S., Pittermann, J., McCulloh, K.A. 2001. Cavitation fatigue, embolism and refilling cycles can weaken the cavitation resistance of xylem. Plant Physiology 125:779-786.

Hacke, U.G., Sperry, J.S., Wheeler, J.K., Castro, L. 2006 Scaling of angiosperm xylem structure with safety and efficiency. Tree Physiology 26, 689-701.

Hely, A.G., R.W. Mower, and C.A. Harr. 1971 Water resources of Salt Lake County, Utah. Utah Department of Natural Resources Technical Publication 31.

Hibbard, C.G. 1980 Fort Douglas, 1862-1916. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Houghton, J.G. 1969 Characteristics of rainfall in the Great Basin. Desert Research Institute, University of Nevada, Reno. 205 pp.

Hultine, K.R., Bush, S.E., West, A.G., Ehleringer, J.R. 2007. Population structure, physiology and ecohydrological impacts of dioecious riprarian tree species of western North America. Oecologia 154:85-93.

Hultine, K.R., Bush, S.E., West, A.G., Ehleringer, J.R. 2007. The effect of gender on sap-flux scaled transpiration in a dominant riparian tree species: box elder (Acer negundo). Journal of Geophysical Research 112, G03S06, DOI 10.1029/2006JG000232.

Hultine, K.R., Jackson, T.L., Burtch, K.G., Schaeffer, S.M., Ehleringer, J.R. 2008 Elevated stream inorganic nitrogen impacts on a dominant riparian tree species: Results from an experimental riparian stream system. J. Geophysical Research 113, G04025.

Hultine, K.R., Bush, S.E., West, A.G., Burtch, K.G., Pataki, D.E., Ehleringer, J.R. 2008 Gender-specific patterns of aboveground allocation, canopy conductance and water use in a dominant riparian tree species: Acer negundo Tree Physiology 28, 1383-1394.

James, F.K., Jr. 1950. The ants of Red Butte Canyon. Unpublished master's University of Utah.

Kleiner, E.F. 1967. A study of the vegetational communities of Red Butte Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah. a thesis submitted to the faculty of the University of Utah in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science University of Utah.

Kleiner, E.F., and K.T. Harper. 1966. An investigation of association patterns of prevalent grassland species in Red Butte Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah. Utah Academy of Science Arts & Letters 43:29-36.

Lafferty, K.M. 1949. A preliminary study of the spiders of Red Butte Canyon. Unpublished master's University of Utah.

McDonnell, J.J. 1990. A rationale for old water discharge through macropores in a steep, humid catchment. Water Resour Res 26:2821-2832.

Mulholland, P.J., G.V. Wilson, and P.M. Jardine. 1990. Hydrogeochemical response of a forested watershed to storms: effects of preferential flow along shallow and deep pathways. Water Resour Res 26:3021-3036.

Negus, N.C., P.J. Berger, and L.G. Forslund. 1977. Reproductive strategy of Microtus montanus. J Mammol 58:347-353.

Perry, M.L. 1973. Species composition and density of the birds of Red Butte Canyon. a thesis submitted to the faculty of the University of Utah in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science.

Peterson, B.V. 1953. Taxonomy and biology of the black flies of Salt Lake County. Unpublished Master's University of Utah.

Phillips, S.L., and J.R. Ehleringer. 1995. Limited uptake of summer precipitation by bigtooth maple (Acer grandidentatum Nutt) and Gambel's oak (Quercus gambelii Nutt). Trees 9:214-219.

Ream, R.R. 1963. The vegetation of the Wasatch Mountains, Utah and Idaho. A Thesis Submitted to the Graduate School of the University of Wisconsin in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philisophy University of Wisconsin.

Saliendra, N.Z., J.S. Sperry, and J.P. Comstock. 1995. Influence of leaf water status on stomatal response to humidity, hydraulic conductance, and soil drought in Betula occidentalis. 196:357-366.

Samuelson, John A. 1950. A quantitative comparison of the algal populations in two Wasatch mountain streams. M.S. Thesis, University of Utah. Salt Lake City, UT, 45 pp.

Smedley, M.P., T.E. Dawson, J.P. Comstock, L.A. Donovan, D.E. Sherrill, C.S. Cook, and J.R. Ehleringer. 1991. Seasonal carbon isotope discrimination in a grassland community. Oecologia 85:314-320.

Smith, S.D., and R.S. Nowak. 1990 Ecophysiology of plants in the intermountain lowlands. Pgs 179-241 in C.B. Osmond, L.F. Pitelka, and G.M. Hidy, eds., Plant biology of the Basin and Range. Springer Verlag, New York.

Smith, W.K., and A.K. Knapp. 1990 Ecophysiology of high elevation forests Pgs 87-142 in C.B. Osmond, L.F. Pitelka, and G.M. Hidy, eds., Plant biology of the Basin and Range. Springer Verlag, New York.

Sperry, J.S. 1995. Limitations on stem water transport and their consequences, p.105-124. In: B. Gardner (ed.), Plant Stems. Academic Press, San Diego.

Sperry, J.S., N.N. Alder, and S.E. Eastlack. 1993. The effect of reduced hydraulic conductance on stomatal conductance and xylem cavitation. Journal of Experimental Botany 44:1075-1082.

Sperry, J.S., K.L. Nichols, J.E.M. Sullivan, and S.E. Eastlack. 1994. Xylem embolism in ring-porous, diffuse-porous, and coniferous trees of northern Utah and interior Alaska. Ecology 75:1736-1752.

Sperry, J.S., A.H. Perry, and J.E.M. Sullivan. 1991. Pit membrane degradation and air-embolism formation in ageing xylem vessels of Populus tremuloides Michx. J Expt Bot 42:1399-1406.

Sperry, J.S., and W.T. Pockman. 1993. Limitation of transpiration by hydraulic conductance and xylem cavitation in Betula occidentalis. Plant Cell Environ 16:279-287.

Sperry, J.S., and N.Z. Saliendra. 1994. Intra- and inter-plant variation in xylem cavitation in Betula occidentalis. Plant Cell Environ 17:1233-1241.

Sperry, J.S., N.Z. Saliendra, W.T. Pockman, H. Cochard, P. Cruziat, S.D. Davis, F.W. Ewers, and M.T. Tyree. 1996. New evidence for large negative xylem pressures and their measurement by the pressure chamber method. Plant Cell Environ 19:426-436.

Sperry, J.S., and J.E.M. Sullivan. 1992. Xylem embolism in response to freeze-thaw cycles and water stress in ring-porous, diffuse-porous, and conifer species. Plant Physiol 100:605-613.

Stoddart, L.A. 1941 The Palouse grassland association in northern Utah. Ecology 22:158-163.

Swanson, G., E. Kleiner, and K.T. Harper. 1966. A vegetational study of Red Butte Canyon, Salt Lake County, Utah. Proc Utah Acad Sci Art Let 43:159-160.

Taneda, H., Sperry, J.S. 2008 A case-study of water transport in co-occurring ring- versus diffuse-porous trees: contrasts in water-status, conducting capacity, cavitation and vessel refilling. Tree Physiology 28, 1641-1651.

Treshow, M., and K. Harper. 1974. Longevity of perennial forbs and grasses. Oikos 25:93-96.

Vickery, R.K., Jr. 1990. Pollination experiments in the Mimulus cardinalis-M. lewisii complex. Gr Bas Nat 50:155-159.

Ward, J.K., Dawson, T.E., Ehleringer, J.R. 2002. Responses of Acer negundo genders to interannual differences in water availability determined from carbon isotope ratios of tree ring cellulose. Tree Physiology 22:339-346.

Waser, N.M., R.K. Vickery Jr., and M.V. Price. 1982. Patterns of seed dispersal and population differentiation in Mimulus guttatus. Evolution 36:753-761.

Werk, K.S., and J. Ehleringer. 1986. Effect of nonrandom leaf orientation on reproduction in Lactuca serriola L. Evolution 40:1334-1337.

Werk, K.S., and J.R. Ehleringer. 1984. Non random leaf orientation in Lactuca serriola L. Plant, Cell and Environment 7:81-87.

Wheeler, J.K., Sperry, J.S., Hacke, U.W., Hoang, N. 2005. Inter-vessel pitting and cavitation in wood Rosaceae and other vesselled plants: a basis for a safety versus efficiency trade-off in xylem transport. Plant, Cell and Environment 28:800-812.

Whitney, R.R. 1951. A comparison of the aquatic invertebrates of Red Butte and Emigration Creeks. Unpublished master's University of Utah.

Woodward, L., J.L. Harvey, K.M. Donaldson, J.J. Shiozaki, G.W. Leishman, and J.H. Broderick. 1974. Soil survey of Salt Lake area, Utah.