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Matthew J. Germino

Germino, Matthew J.

Supervisory Research Ecologist

Email: mgermino@usgs.gov
Office: 208-426-3353
970 Lusk Street
Boise, ID 83706

Education

Ph.D. Botany, 2000, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
M.S. Botany, 1996, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY
B.S. Environmental Science, 1994, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Specialty

Plant-soil-environment relationships

Research Interests

Plant-soil-environment relationships, with a focus on forest and rangelands; post-fire rehabilitation and restoration; invasive species; integrating science and adaptive land management.

Research Team

Biophysical Ecology of the Intermountain West - Team Page

Publications

88 Total

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Adams, H.D., Zeppel, M.J., Anderegg, W.R., Hartmann, H., Landhäusser, S.M., Tissue, D.T., Huxman, T.E., Hudson, P.J., Franz, T.E., Allen, C.D., Anderegg, L.D., Barron-Gafford, G.A., Beerling, D.J., Breshears, D.D., Brodribb, T.J., Bugmann, H., Cobb, R.C., Collins, A.D., Turin Dickman, L., Duan, H., Ewers, B.E., Galiano, L., Galvez, D.A., Garcia-Forner, N., Gaylord, M.L., Germino, M.J., Gessler, A., Hacke, U.G., Hakamada, R., Hector, A., Jenkins, M.W., Kane, J.M., Kolb, T.E., Law, D.J., Lewis, J.D., Limousin, J., Love, D.M., Macalady, A.K., Martínez-Vilalta, J., Mencuccini, M., Mitchell, P.J., Muss, J.D., O'Brien, M.J., O'Grady, A.P., Pangle, R.E., Pinkard, E.A., Piper, F.I., Plaut, J.A., Pockman, W.T., Quirk, J., Reinhardt, K., Ripullone, F., Ryan, M.G., Sala, A., Sevanto, S., Sperry, J.S., Vargas, R., Vennetier, M., Way, D.A., Xu, C., Yepez, E.A., McDowell, N.G., 2017, A multi-species synthesis of physiological mechanisms in drought-induced tree mortality: Nature Ecology and Evolution, v. 1, p. 1285–1291, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0248-x[Details]

Campos, X., Germino, M.J., de Graaff, M., 2017, Enhanced precipitation promotes decomposition and soil C stabilization in semiarid ecosystems, but seasonal timing of wetting matters: Plant and Soil, v. 416, no. 1-2, p. 427–436, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-017-3221-1[Details]

Conlisk, E., Castanha, C., Germino, M.J., Veblen, T.T., Smith, J.M., Kueppers, L.M., 2017, Declines in low-elevation subalpine tree populations outpace growth in high-elevation populations with warming: Journal of Ecology, v. 105, p. 1347–1357, https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12750[Details]

Conlisk, E., Castanha, C., Germino, M.J., Veblen, T.T., Smith, J.M., Kueppers, L.M., 2017, Seed origin and warming constrain lodgepole pine recruitment, slowing the pace of population range shifts: Global Change Biology, v. 00, p. 1-15, https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13840[Details]

Hardegree, S.P., Abatzoglou, J.T., Brunson, M., Germino, M.J., Hegewisch, K.C., Moffet, C.A., Pilliod, D.S., Roundy, B.A., Boehm, A.R., Meredith, G.R., 2017, Weather-centric rangeland revegetation planning: Rangeland Ecology and Management, p. online, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2017.07.003[Details]

Kueppers, L.M., Conlisk, E., Castanha, C., Moyes, A.B., Germino, M.J., de Valpine, P., Torn, M.S., Mitton, J.B., 2017, Warming and provenance limit tree recruitment across and beyond the elevation range of subalpine forest: Global Change Biology, v. 23, no. 6, p. 2383–2395, https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13561[Details]

Lazarus, B.E., Castanha, C., Germino, M.J., Kueppers, L.M., Moyes, A.B., 2017, Growth strategies and threshold responses to water deficit modulate effects of warming on tree seedlings from forest to alpine: Journal of Ecology, v. 00, p. 1-15, https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12837[Details]

Lazarus, B.E., Germino, M.J., 2017, Methodological considerations regarding online extraction of water from soils for stable isotope determination: Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, v. 31, no. 19, p. 1677-1680, https://doi.org/10.1002/rcm.7948[Details]

Li, A., Zhao, W., Mitchell, J.J., Glenn, N.F., Germino, M.J., Sankey, J.B., Allen, R.G., 2017, Aerodynamic roughness length estimation with lidar and imaging spectroscopy in a shrub-dominated dryland: Photogrammetric Engineering and Remote Sensing, v. 83, no. 6, p. 415-427, https://doi.org/10.14358/PERS.83.6.415[Details]

McAbee, K., Reinhardt, K., Germino, M.J., Bosworth, A., 2017, Response of aboveground carbon balance to long-term, experimental enhancements in precipitation seasonality is contingent on plant community type in cold-desert rangelands: Oecologia, v. 183, p. 861–874, https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-017-3814-7[Details]

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