Forest Ecology Lab

2010 and earlier

52 Bartels, S.F., and H.Y.H. Chen2010. Is understory plant species diversity driven by resource quantity or resource heterogeneity? Ecology 91:1931-1938.
51 Yuan, Z.Y., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2010. Fine root biomass, production, turnover rates, and nutrient contents in boreal forest ecosystems in relation to species, climate, fertility, and stand age: Literature review and meta-analyses. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 29:204-221. Essential Science Indicators: highly cited paper
50 Senici, D., H.Y.H. Chen, Y. Bergeron, and D. Cyr. 2010. Spatiotemporal variations of fire frequency in central boreal forest. Ecosystems 13:1227-1238.
49 Shrestha, B.M., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2010. Effects of stand age, wildfire and clearcut harvesting on forest floor in boreal mixedwood forests. Plant and Soil 336:267-277.
48 Wang, S.L., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2010. Diversity of northern plantations peaks at intermediate management intensity. Forest Ecology and Management 259:360-366.
47 Seedre, M., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2010. Carbon dynamics of aboveground live vegetation of boreal mixedwoods after wildfire and clearcutting. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40:1862-1869.
46 Cavard, X., Y. Bergeron, H.Y.H. Chen, and D. Paré. 2010. Mixed-species effect on tree aboveground carbon pools in the east-central boreal forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40:37-47.
45 Yuan, Z.Y., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2010. Changes in nitrogen resorption of trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) with stand development. Plant and Soil 327: 121-129.
44 Yuan, Z.Y., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2009. Worldwide trends in senesced-leaf nitrogen and phosphorus. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18:532-542.
43 Yuan, Z.Y., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2009. Global-scale patterns of nutrient resorption associated with latitude, temperature and precipitation. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18:11-18.
42 Brassard, B.W., H.Y.H. Chen, and Y. Bergeron. 2009. Influence of environmental variability on plant root system dynamics in northern forests. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 28:179-197.
41 Ilisson, T., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2009. Response of six boreal tree species to fire and clearcutting. Ecosystems 12:820-829.
40 Ilisson, T., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2009. The direct regeneration hypothesis in northern forests. Journal of Vegetation Science 20:735-744.
39 Taylor, A.R., H.Y.H. Chen, and L. van Damme. 2009. A review of forest succession models and their suitability to forest management planning. Forest Science 55:23-36.
38 Chen, H.Y.H., S. Vasiliauskas, G.J. Kayahara, and T. Ilisson. 2009. Wildfire promotes broadleaves and species mixture in boreal forest. Forest Ecology and Management 257:343-350.
37 Klinka, K., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2009. Reflections on the Biogeoclimatic approach to ecosystem classification of forest landscape. Irish Forestry 66:39-50.
36 Hart, S.A., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2008. Fire, logging, and overstory affect understory abundance, diversity, and composition in boreal forest. Ecological Monographs 78:123-140.
35 Brassard, B.W., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2008. Effects of forest type and disturbance on diversity of coarse woody debris in boreal forest. Ecosystems 11:1078-1090.
34 Chen, H.Y.H., S.L. Fu, R.A. Monserud, and I.C. Gillies. 2008. Relative size and stand age determine Pinus banksiana mortality. Forest Ecology and Management 55:3980-3984.
33 Yuan, Z.Y., H.Y.H. Chen, and L.H. Li. 2008. Nitrogen use efficiency:does a trade-off exist between the N productivity and the mean residence time within species? Australian Journal of Botany 56:272-277.
32 Fu, S.L., H.Y.H. Chen, F.W. Bell, M. Sharma J. Delaney, and G. Peterson. 2008. Effects of timing of glyphosate application on jack pine, black spruce, and white spruce plantations in northern Manitoba, Canada. Forestry Chronicle 84:47-55.
31 Brassard, B.W., H.Y.H. Chen, J.R. Wang, and P.N. Duinker. 2008. Effects of time since stand-replacing fire and overstory composition on live-tree structural diversity in the boreal forest of central Canada.Canadian Journal of Forest Research 38:52-62.
30 Taylor, A.T., J.R. Wang, and H.Y.H. Chen. 2007. Carbon storage in a chronosequence of red spruce (Picea rubens) forests in central Nova Scotia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37:2260-2269.
29 Fu, S.L., F.W. Bell, and H.Y.H. Chen. 2007. Long-term effects of intensive silvicultural practices on productivity, composition, and structure of northern temperate and boreal plantations in Ontario, Canada.Forest Ecology and Management 241:115-126.
28 Brassard, B.W., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2006. Stand structural dynamics of North American boreal forests. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 25:115-137.
27 Hart, S.A., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2006. Understory vegetation dynamics of North American boreal forests. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 25:381-397.
26 Chen, H.Y.H., Byman, W.J., and F.W. Bell. 2006. Chemical site preparation influences productivity, composition, and structure of boreal mixedwoods in Ontario, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management229:145–154.
25 Chen, H.Y.H., and J.R. Wang. 2006. Post-harvest regeneration of lowland black spruce forests in northeastern Ontario. New Forests 31:115-129.
24 Fricker, J.M., H.Y.H. Chen, and J.R. Wang. 2006. Stand age structural dynamics of North American boreal forests and implications for forest management practices. International Forestry Review 8(4):395-405.
23 Hill, S.B., A.U. Mallik, and H.Y.H. Chen. 2005. Canopy gap disturbance and succession in trembling aspen dominated boreal forests in northeastern Ontario. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35:1942-1951.
22 Varga, P., H.Y.H. Chen, and K. Klinka. 2005. Tree size diversity between single- and mixed-species stands in three forest types in western Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35:593-601.
21 Chen, H.Y.H., S. Légaré, and Y. Bergeron. 2004. Variation of the understory composition and diversity along a gradient of productivity in Populus tremuloides stands of northern British Columbia, Canada.Canadian Journal of Botany 82:1314-1323.
20 Chen, H.Y.H., G.J. Kayahara, and K. Klinka. 2004. Effects of light and substrate on planted conifer seedlings in coastal British Columbia. Northwest Science 78(2):101-110.
19 Chen, H.Y.H., and K. Klinka. 2003. Aboveground productivity of western hemlock and western redcedar mixed-species stands in southern coastal British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management 184:55-64.
18 Chen, H.Y.H., K. Klinka, A-H. Mathey, X. Wang, P. Varga, and C. Chourmouzis. 2003. Are mixed-species stands more productive than single-species stands:An empirical test of three forest types in British Columbia and Alberta. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33:1227-1237.
17 Klinka, K., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2003. Potential productivity of three interior subalpine forest tree species in British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management 175:521-530.
16 Chen, H.Y.H. 2003. Characteristics of light availability under forest canopies and its influences on photosynthesis of understory plants. Forestry Studies in China 5(3):54-62.
15 Chen, H.Y.H., and R.V. Popadiouk. 2002. Dynamics of North American boreal mixedwoods. Environmental Reviews 10:137-166.
14 Vasiliauskas, S., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2002. How long do trees take to reach breast height after fire in northeastern Ontario? Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32:1889-1892.
13 Wang, X.L., K. Klinka, H.Y.H. Chen, and L. de Montigny. 2002. Root density pattern of western hemlock and western redcedar in single- and mixed-species stands. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32:997-1004.
12 Chen, H.Y.H., P.V. Krestov, and K. Klinka. 2002. Trembling aspen site index in relation to environmental measures of site quality at two spatial scales. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32:112-119.
11 Chen, H.Y.H., and K. Klinka. 2000. Height growth models for high-elevation subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, and lodgepole pine in interior British Columbia. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 15(2):62-69
10 Chen, H.Y.H., K. Klinka, and R.D. Kabzems. 1998. Site index, site quality, and foliar nutrients of trembling aspen: Relationships and prediction. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 28:1743-1755.
9 Chen, H.Y.H., K. Klinka, J. Fons, and P.V. Krestov. 1998. Quantitative characterization of nutrient regimes in continental subalpine boreal forest soils. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 78:467–475.
8 Chen, H.Y.H., and K. Klinka. 1998. Survival, growth, and allometry of planted western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.) seedlings in relation to light availability. Forest Ecology and Management 106:169-179.
7 Chen, H.Y.H., K. Klinka, and R.D. Kabzems. 1998. Height growth and site index models for trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) in northern British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management 102:157-165.
6 Chen, H.Y.H. 1997. Interspecific responses of planted seedlings to light availability in interior British Columbia: survival, growth, allometric patterns, and specific leaf area. Canadian Journal of Forest Research27:1383-1393.
5 Chen, H.Y.H., and K. Klinka. 1997. Light availability and photosynthesis of planted Pseudotsuga menziesii seedlings grown in forest understory and openTree Physiology 17:23-29.
4 Chen, H.Y.H., K. Klinka, and G.J. Kayahara. 1996. Effects of light on growth, crown architecture, and specific leaf area of Pinus contorta var. latifolia and Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca saplings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 26:1149-1157.
3 Klinka, K., H.Y.H. Chen, Q. Wang, and L. de Montigny. 1996. Forest canopies and their influence on the cover of understory vegetation in early-seral stands on west Vancouver island. Northwest Science 70:193-200.
2 Klinka, K., Q. Wang, R.E. Carter, and H.Y.H. Chen. 1996. Height growth-elevation relationships in subalpine forests of interior British Columbia. Forestry Chronicle 72:193-198.
1 Chen, H. 1991. Effects of forest types on capacity of soil water retention in Shaowu, Fujian, southeastern China. Anhui Ecological Research, Anhui, China. 8: 62-71. (in Chinese with English abstract).