David Turner

DEPT. OF Forest ecosystems & Society

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David’s interests lie primarily in the carbon cycle, spatially-distributed ecosystem models, and the application of satellite remote sensing to vegetation analysis.

Selected publications

Turner, S.B., Turner, D.P., Gray, A.N., Fellers, W. 2018. An approach to estimating forest biomass change over a coniferous forest landscape based on tree-level analysis from repeated lidar surveys. International Journal of Remote Sensing. https://doi.org/10.1080/01431161.2018.1528401

Jaeger, W.K., Amos, A., Bigelow, D.P., Chang, H., Conklin, D.R., Haggerty, R., Langpap, C., Moore, K., Mote, P., Nolin, A., Plantinga, A.J., Schwartz, C, Tullos, D., Turner, D.P. 2017. Scarcity amid abundance: Water, climate change, and coupled human-natural system models. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 114:11884-11889.

Turner, D.P., Conklin, D.R., Vache, K.B., Schwartz, C., Nolin, A.W., Chang, H., Watson, E. Bolte, J.P. 2016. Assessing mechanisms of climate change impact on the upland forest water balance of the Willamette River Basin, Oregon. Ecohydrology. (DOI:10.1002/eco.1776).

Turner, D.P., Ritts, W.D., Kennedy, R.E., Gray, A., Yang, Z. 2016. Regional carbon cycle responses to 25 years of variation in climate and disturbance in the US Pacific Northwest. Regional Environmental Change (Online First). Supplementary Materials

Masek, J.G., Hayes, D.J., Hughes, M.J., Healey, S.P., Turner, D.P. 2015. The role of remote sensing in process-scaling studies of managed forest ecosystems. Forest Ecology and Management 355:109-123.

Turner, D.P., Conklin, D.R., Bolte, J.P. 2015. Impacts of projected climate change on forest land cover and land use in the Willamette River Basin, Oregon. Climatic Change 133:335-348.

Turner, D.P., Ritts, W.D., Kennedy, R., Gray, A., Yang, Z. 2015. Effects of harvest, fire, and pest/pathogen disturbances on the West Cascades ecoregion carbon balance. Carbon Balance and Management 10:12

Turner, D.P., Jacobson, A.R., Ritts, W.D., Wang, W.L., Nemani, R.R. 2013. A large proportion of North American terrestrial carbon uptake is offset by emissions from harvested products, river/stream evasion, and biomass burning. Global Change Biology 19:3516-3528.

Hayes, D., Turner, D. 2012. The need for “apples-to-apples” comparisons of carbon dioxide source and sink estimates. Eos 93(41):404-405.

Hayes, D.J., Turner, D.P., Stinson, G., West, T.O., Wei, Y., Heath, L.S., Birdsey, R.A., deJong, B., McGuire, A.D., Kurz, W.A., Jacobson, A.R., McConkey, B.G., Huntzinger, D.N., Pan, Y., Post, W.M., Cook, R.B. 2012. Reconciling estimates of the contemporary North American carbon balance among an inventory-based approach, terrestrial biosphere models, and atmospheric inversions. Global Change Biology 18:1282-1299.

Turner, D.P., Ritts, D., Yang, Z., Kennedy, R.E., Cohen, W.B., Duane, M.V., Law, B.E. 2011. Decadal trends in net ecosystem production and net ecosystem carbon balance for a regional socioecological system. Forest Ecology and Management 262:1318-1325.

Meigs, G.W., Turner, S.P., Ritts, W.D., Yang Z., Law, B.E. 2011. Detection and simulation of heterogeneous fire effects on pyrogenic carbon emissions, tree mortality, and net ecosystem production. Ecosystems 14:758-775.