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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

79 Total

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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, p. 1-10, http://dx.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, p. online, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12750[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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13561[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, http://dx.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, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-017-3814-7[Details]

Sherwood, J.A., Debinski, D.M., Caragea, P.C., Germino, M.J., 2017, Effects of experimentally reduced snowpack and passive warming on montane meadow plant phenology and floral resources: Ecosphere, v. 8, no. 3, p. e01745, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.1745[Details]

Belnap, J., Stark, J.M., Rau, B.J., Allen, E.B., Phillips, S.L., 2016, Soil Moisture and Biogeochemical Factors Influence the Distribution of Annual Bromus Species - Chapter 8 In Germino, M.J., Chambers, J.C., Brown, C.S., eds., Exotic Brome-Grasses in Arid and Semiarid Ecosystems of the Western US: Causes, Consequences, and Management Implications: Switzerland, Springer International Publishing, p. 227-256. [Details]

Brabec, M.A., Germino, M.J., Richardson, B.A., 2016, Climate adaption and post-fire restoration of a foundational perennial in cold desert- insights from intraspecific variation in response to weather: Journal of Applied Ecology, v. 54, p. 293–302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.12679[Details]

Chambers, J.C., Germino, M.J., Belnap, J., Brown, C.S., Schupp, E.W., St. Clair, S.B., 2016, Plant Community Resistance to Invasion by Bromus species – the Roles of Community Attributes, Bromus Interactions with Plant Communities, and Bromus Traits- Chapter 10 In Germino, M.J., Chambers, J.C., Brown, C.S., eds., Exotic Brome-Grasses in Arid and Semiarid Ecosystems of the Western US: Causes, Consequences, and Management Implications: Switzerland, Springer International Publishing, p. 275-304, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-24930-8_10[Details]

Chaney, L., Richardson, B.A., Germino, M.J., 2016, Climate drives adaptive genetic responses associated with survival in big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata): Evolutionary Applications, v. 10, p. 313–322, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eva.12440[Details]

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