Forest Ecology Lab

2011 & Earlier

63Yuan, Z.Y.H.Y.H. Chen, and P.B. Reich. 2011. Global-scale latitudinal patterns of plant fine root nitrogen and phosphorus. Nature Communications 2:344 DOI:10.1038/ncomms1346. F1000Prime Recommended
62Luo, Y., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2011. Competition, species interaction, and ageing control tree mortality in boreal forests. Journal of Ecology 99:1470-1480 .
61Taylor, A.R., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2011. Multiple successional pathways of boreal forest stands in central Canada. Ecography 34:208-219.
60Brassard, B.W.H.Y.H. Chen, Y. Bergeron, and D. Paré. 2011. Differences in fine root productivity between mixed- and single-species stands. Functional Ecology 25:238-246.
59Cavard, X., Y. Bergeron, H.Y.H. Chen, D. Paré, J. Laganière, and B. Brassard. 2011. Competition and facilitation between tree species change with stand development. Oikos 120:1683-1695.
58Messaoud, Y., and H.Y.H. Chen. 2011. The influence of recent climate change on tree height growth differs with species and growing environment. Plos One 6(2):e14691.
57Brassard, B.W.H.Y.H. Chen, Y. Bergeron, and D. Paré. 2011. Coarse root biomass allometric equations for Abies balsameaPicea marianaPinus banksiana, and Populus tremuloides in the boreal forest of Ontario, Canada.  Biomass & Bioenergy 35:4189-4196.
56Cavard, X., Y. Bergeron, H.Y.H. Chen, and D. Paré. 2011. Effect of forest-canopy composition on soil nutrients and dynamics of understory: mixed canopies serve neither vascular nor bryophyte strata. Journal of Vegetation Science 22:1105-1119.
55Cavard, X., S.E. Macdonald, Y. Bergeron, and H.Y.H. Chen. 2011. Importance of mixedwoods for biodiversity conservation: Evidence for understory plants, songbirds, soil fauna, and ectomycorrhizae in northern forests. Environmental Reviews 19:142-161.
54Seedre, M.B.M. ShresthaH.Y.H. Chen, S. Colombo, and K. Jõgiste. 2011. Carbon dynamics of North American boreal forest after stand replacing wildfire and clearcut logging. Journal of Forest Research 16:168-183.
53Laganière, J., D.A. Angers, D. Paré, Y. Bergeron, and H.Y.H. Chen. 2011. Black spruce soils accumulate more uncomplexed organic matter than aspen soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 75: 1125-1132.
52Bartels SF, Chen HYH. 2010. Is understory plant species diversity driven by resource quantity or resource heterogeneity? Ecology 91:1931-1938.
51Yuan ZY, Chen HYH. 2010. Fine root biomass, production, turnover rates, nutrient contents in boreal forest ecosystems in relation to species, climate, fertility, stand age: Literature review and meta-analyses. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 29:204-221.
50Senici D, Chen HYH, Bergeron Y, Cyr D. 2010. Spatiotemporal variations of fire frequency in central boreal forest. Ecosystems 13:1227-1238.
49Shrestha BM, Chen HYH. 2010. Effects of stand age, wildfire and clearcut harvesting on forest floor in boreal mixedwood forests. Plant and Soil 336:267-277.
48Wang S.L, Chen HYH. 2010. Diversity of northern plantations peaks at intermediate management intensity. Forest Ecology and Management 259:360-366.
47Seedre M, Chen HYH. 2010. Carbon dynamics of aboveground live vegetation of boreal mixedwoods after wildfire and clearcutting. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40:1862-1869.
46Cavard, X., Bergeron Y, Chen HYH, Paré D. 2010. Mixed-species effect on tree aboveground carbon pools in the east-central boreal forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40:37-47.
45Yuan ZY, Chen HYH. 2010. Changes in nitrogen resorption of trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides) with stand development. Plant and Soil 327: 121-129.
44Yuan ZY, Chen HYH. 2009. Worldwide trends in senesced-leaf nitrogen and phosphorus. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18:532-542.
43Yuan ZY, Chen HYH. 2009. Global-scale patterns of nutrient resorption associated with latitude, temperature and precipitation. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18:11-18.
42Brassard BW, Chen HYH, Bergeron Y. 2009. Influence of environmental variability on plant root system dynamics in northern forests. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 28:179-197.
41Ilisson, T., Chen HYH. 2009. Response of six boreal tree species to fire and clearcutting. Ecosystems 12:820-829.
40Ilisson, T., Chen HYH. 2009. The direct regeneration hypothesis in northern forests. Journal of Vegetation Science 20:735-744.
39Taylor AR, Chen HYH, L. van Damme. 2009. A review of forest succession models and their suitability to forest management planning. Forest Science 55:23-36.
38Chen HYH, S. Vasiliauskas, Kayahara GJ, T. Ilisson. 2009. Wildfire promotes broadleaves and species mixture in boreal forest. Forest Ecology and Management 257:343-350.
37Klinka, K., Chen HYH. 2009. Reflections on the Biogeoclimatic approach to ecosystem classification of forest landscape. Irish Forestry 66:39-50.
36Hart SA, Chen HYH. 2008. Fire, logging, overstory affect understory abundance, diversity, composition in boreal forest. Ecological Monographs 78:123-140.
35Brassard BW, Chen HYH. 2008. Effects of forest type and disturbance on diversity of coarse woody debris in boreal forest. Ecosystems 11:1078-1090.
34Chen HYH, Fu SL, Monserud RA, Gillies IC. 2008. Relative size and stand age determine Pinus banksiana mortality. Forest Ecology and Management 55:3980-3984.
33Yuan, Z.Y., Chen HYH, Li LH. 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.
32Fu S, Chen HYH, Bell FW, Sharma M, Delaney JR, Peterson G. 2008. Effects of timing of glyphosate application on jack pine, black spruce, white spruce plantations in northern Manitoba, Canada. Forestry Chronicle 84:47-55.
31Brassard BW, Chen HYH, Wang JR, Duinker PN. 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.
30Taylor, A.T., Wang JR, Chen HYH. 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.
29Fu SL, Bell FW, Chen HYH. 2007. Long-term effects of intensive silvicultural practices on productivity, composition, structure of northern temperate and boreal plantations in Ontario, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 241:115-126.
28Brassard BW, Chen HYH. 2006. Stand structural dynamics of North American boreal forests. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 25:115-137.
27Hart SA, Chen HYH. 2006. Understory vegetation dynamics of North American boreal forests. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences 25:381-397.
26Chen HYH, Byman, W.J., Bell FW. 2006. Chemical site preparation influences productivity, composition, structure of boreal mixedwoods in Ontario, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 229:145–154.
25Chen HYH, Wang JR. 2006. Post-harvest regeneration of lowland black spruce forests in northeastern Ontario. New Forests 31:115-129.
24Fricker JM, Chen HYH, Wang JR. 2006. Stand age structural dynamics of North American boreal forests and implications for forest management practices. International Forestry Review 8(4):395-405.
23Hil SB, Mallik AU, Chen HYH. 2005. Canopy gap disturbance and succession in trembling aspen dominated boreal forests in northeastern Ontario. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 35:1942-1951.
22Varga, P., Chen HYH, Klinka K. 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.
21Chen HYH, Légaré S, Bergeron Y. 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.
20Chen HYH, Kayahara GJ, Klinka K. 2004. Effects of light and substrate on planted conifer seedlings in coastal British Columbia. Northwest Science 78(2):101-110.
19Chen HYH, Klinka K. 2003. Aboveground productivity of western hemlock and western redcedar mixed-species stands in southern coastal British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management 184:55-64.
18Chen HYH, Klinka K, A-H. Mathey, X. Wang, P. Varga, 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.
17Klinka, K., Chen HYH. 2003. Potential productivity of three interior subalpine forest tree species in British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management 175:521-530.
16Chen HYH 2003. Characteristics of light availability under forest canopies and its influences on photosynthesis of understory plants. Forestry Studies in China 5(3):54-62.
15Chen HYH, R.V. Popadiouk. 2002. Dynamics of North American boreal mixedwoods. Environmental Reviews 10:137-166.
14Vasiliauskas S, Chen HYH. 2002. How long do trees take to reach breast height after fire in northeastern Ontario? Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32:1889-1892.
13Wang XL, Klinka K, Chen HYH, de Montigny L. 2002. Root density pattern of western hemlock and western redcedar in single- and mixed-species stands. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 32:997-1004.
12Chen HYH, Krestov PV, Klinka K. 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.
11Chen HYH, Klinka K. 2000. Height growth models for high-elevation subalpine fir, Engelmann spruce, lodgepole pine in interior British Columbia. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 15(2):62-69
10Chen HYH, Klinka K, Kabzems RD. 1998. Site index, site quality, foliar nutrients of trembling aspen: Relationships and prediction. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 28:1743-1755.
9Chen HYH, Klinka K, J. Fons, Krestov PV. 1998. Quantitative characterization of nutrient regimes in continental subalpine boreal forest soils. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 78:467–475.
8Chen HYH, Klinka K, Kabzems RD. 1998. Height growth and site index models for trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) in northern British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management 102:157-165.
7Chen HYH, Klinka K. 1998. Survival, growth, allometry of planted western larch (Larix occidentalis Nutt.) seedlings in relation to light availability. Forest Ecology and Management 106:169-179.
6Chen HYH 1997. Interspecific responses of planted seedlings to light availability in interior British Columbia:survival, growth, allometric patterns, specific leaf area. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 27:1383-1393.
5Chen HYH, Klinka K. 1997. Light availability and photosynthesis of planted Pseudotsuga menziesii seedlings grown in forest understory and open. Tree Physiology 17:23-29.
4Chen HYH, Klinka K, Kayahara GJ. 1996. Effects of light on growth, crown architecture, specific leaf area of Pinus contorta var. latifolia and Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca saplings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 26:1149-1157.
3Klinka, K., Chen HYH, Wang Q, de Montigny L. 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.
2Klinka, K., Wang Q, Carter RE, Chen HYH. 1996. Height growth-elevation relationships in subalpine forests of interior British Columbia. Forestry Chronicle 72:193-198.
1Chen, 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).