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Zobel, D.B. 2011. Beyond the methods manual. Some things to know while you work on your first research project. Himalayan Journal of Sciences Online Publication No. 2011-1. 6 pages.
Poudyal, K., Jha, P.K., and Zobel, D.B. 2012a. Role of wood water properties and leaf dynamics in phenology and response to drought in evergreen Himalayan trees. Ecoprint, 19: 71-84.
Poudyal, K., Jha, P.K., and Zobel, D.B. 2012b. Pressure-volume curve analysis in five Himalayan tree species. Physiological Ecology and Environmental Science, 3(1&2): 1- 11.
Zobel, D.B. and J.A. Antos. 2016. Flowering patterns of understory herbs thirty years after disturbance of subalpine old-growth forests by tephra from Mount St. Helens. International Journal of Plant Sciences 177 (2): 145-156.
Zobel, DB. 2016. Planting guidelines for Port-Orford-cedar based on cruise data from early 20th-century forests. Forest Science 62 (1): 92-98.
Fischer, D, J A Antos, W G Grandy, D B Zobel. 2016. A little disturbance goes a long way: 33-year understory successional responses to a thin tephra deposit. Forest Ecology and Management 382: 236-243.
Zobel, D.B., and J.A. Antos. 2017. Community reorganization in forest understories buried by volcanic tephra. Ecosphere 8(12):e02045. Doi: 10.1002/ecs2.2045
Zobel, D.B. and J.A. Antos. 2018. Forest understory buried by volcanic tephra: Inertia, resilience and the pattern of community redevelopment. Pages 113-125 in C Crisafulli and V Dale, eds. Ecological Responses at Mount St. Helens: Revisited 35 years after the 1980 Eruption. Springer, New York. DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-7451-1_6
Watt, A.J., D.G. Fischer, J.A. Antos and D.B. Zobel. 2018. Leaf-level physiology in four subalpine understory plants in tephra-impacted forests during drought. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 48: 431-441. dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjfr-2017-0361
Zobel, D.B. 2018. Environmental relationships in forests of early 20th century Coos County, Oregon, based on timber cruise data. Northwest Science 92 (3): 203-223.
Fischer, D.G., J.A. Antos, A. Biswas and D.B. Zobel. 2019. Understorey succession after burial by tephra from Mount St. Helens. Journal of Ecology 107 (2): 531-544. 2018;00:1-14.https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13052/
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