Refereed Publications

Briske, D.D., A.J. Ash, J.D. Derner and L. Huntsinger. 2014. A critical assessment of the policy endorsement for holistic management. Agricultural Systems 125:50-53.

Bagchi, S., D.D. Briske, B.T. Bestelmeyer, and X. B. Wu. 2013. Assessing resilience and state-transition models with historical records of cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) invasion in North American sagebrush-steppe.  Journal of Applied Ecology  50: 1131-1141.

Volder, A., D.D. Briske and M.G. Tjoelker. 2013. Climate warming and precipitation redistribution modify tree–grass interactions and tree species establishment in a warm-temperate savanna. Global Change Biology 19: 843-857.

H.W. Polley, D.D. Briske, J.A. Morgan, K. Wolter, D.W. Bailey and J.R. Brown. 2013. Climate change and North American rangelands: trends, projections and implications. Commissioned synthesis: Rangeland Ecology & Management. 66:493-511. (No pdf link at this time).

Joyce, L.A.,  D.D. Briske, J.R. Brown, H.W. Polley, B. A. McCarl, and D.W. Bailey. 2013. Climate change and North American rangelands: assessment of mitigation and adaptation strategies. Commissioned synthesis: Rangeland Ecology & Management. 66:512-528. (No pdf link at this time).

Bestelmeyer, B.T. and D.D. Briske. 2012. Grand challenges for resilience-based management of rangelands. Rangeland Ecology & Management 65:654-663.

Briske, D.D. 2012. Translational science partnerships: key to environmental stewardship .   BioScience 62:449-450.

Bagchi S, D.D. Briske, X.B. Wu, M.P. McClaran, and B.T. Bestelmeyer. 2012. Empirical assessment of state-and-transition models with a long-term vegetation record from the Sonoran Desert Ecological Applications 22:400-411.

Derner, J.D., D.D. Briske and H.W. Polley. 2012. Tiller organization within the tussock grass Schizachyrium scoparium: a field assessment of competition-cooperation tradeoffs. Botany 90:669-677

Briske, D.D., N. F. Sayre, L. Huntsinger, M. Fernandez-Gimenez, B. Budd, and J.D. Derner.
2011. Origin, persistence, and resolution of the rotational grazing debate: Integrating human dimensions into rangeland research. Rangeland Ecology & Management 64:325- 334.

Knapp, C.N., M. E. Fernandez-Gimenez, D.D. Briske, B.T. Bestelmeyer, and X.B. Wu. 2011. An assessment of state-and-transition models: perceptions following two decades of development and implementation.  Rangeland Ecology & Management 64:598-606.

Briske, D.D., Washington-Allen, R.A., Johnson, C.R., Lockwood, J.A., Lockwood, D.R., Stringham, T.K., and Shugart, H.H. 2010. Catastrophic Thresholds: A Synthesis of Conecepts, Perspectives, and Applications. Ecology and Society. 15(3):37

Washington-Allen , R.A., Briske, D.D., Shugart, H.H., and Salo, L.F. Introduction to Special Feature on Catastrophic Thresholds, Perspectives, Definitions, and Applications. 2010. Ecology and Society. 15(3):38.

Volder,A.  M.G. Tjoelker and D.D. Briske . 2010. Contrasting phyiological responsiveness of establishing trees and a C4 grass to rainfall events, intensified summer drought, and warming in oak savanna. Global Change Biology. 16:3349-3362 .

Knapp, A.K., C. Beier, D.D. Briske, A.T. Classen, Y. Luo, M. Reichstein, M.D. Smith, S.D. Smith, J.E. Bell, P.A. Fay, J.L. Heisler, S.W. Leavitt, R. Sherry, B. Smith and E. Weng. 2008. Consequences of more extreme precipitation regimes for terrestrial ecosystems.58-811-821

Briske, D.D., B.T. Bestelmeyer, T.K. Stringham, and P.L. Shaver. 2008. Recommendations for development of resilience-based state-and-transition models. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 61:359-367

Briske, D.D., J.D. Derner, J.R. Brown, S.D. Fuhlendorf, W.R. Teague, K.M. Havstad, R.L. Gillen, A.J. Ash, and W.D. Willms. 2008. Rotational grazing on rangelands: reconciliation of perception and experimental evidence Rangeland Ecology and Management 61:3-17.

Monson, R.K,. N. Trahan, T.N. Rosenstiel, P. Veres, D. Moore, M. Wilkinson, R.J. Norby, A. Volder, M.G., Tjoelker, D.D. Briske, D.F. Karnosky and R. Fall. 2007. Isoprene emission from terrestrial ecosystems in response to global change: minding the gap between models and observations. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 365:1677-1695.

Derner, J.D., T.W. Boutton and D.D. Briske. 2006. Grazing and ecosystem carbon storage in the North American Great Plains. Plant and Soil 280:77-90.

Briske, D.D., S.D. Fuhlendorf and F.E. Smeins. 2006. A unified framework for assessment and application of ecological thresholds. Rangeland Ecology and Management 59:225-236.

Briske, D.D., S.D. Fuhlendorf and F.E. Smeins. 2005. State-and-transition models, thresholds, and rangeland health: a synthesis of ecological concepts and perspectives Rangeland Ecology and Management 58:1-10.

Briske, D.D., S.D. Fuhlendorf and F.E. Smeins. 2003. Vegetation dynamics on rangelands: a critique of the current paradigms. Journal of Applied Ecology 40:601-614.

Hendon, B.C. and D.D. Briske. 2002. Relative herbivory tolerance and competitive ability in two dominant:subordinate pairs of perennial grasses in a native grassland. Plant Ecology 160:43-51.

Noy-Meir, I. and D.D. Briske. 2002.Response of wild wheat populations to grazing in Mediterranean grasslands: the relative influence of defoliation, competition, mulch and genotype. Journal of Applied Ecology 39:259-278.

Derner, J.D. and D.D. Briske. 2001. Below-ground carbon and nitrogen accumulation in perennial grasses: a comparison of caespitose and rhizomatous growth forms. Plant and Soil 237:117-127.

Fuhlendorf, S.D., D.D. Briske and F.E. Smeins. 2001. Herbaceous vegetation change in variable rangeland environments: the relative contribution of grazing and climatic variability. Applied Vegetation Science 4:177-188.

Busso, C.A., D.D. Briske and V. Olalde-Portugal. 2001. Root traits associated with nutrient exploitation following defoliation in three coexisting perennial grasses in a semi-arid savanna. 2001 Oikos 93: 332-342.

Monaco, T.A. and D.D. Briske. 2001. Contrasting shade avoidance responses in two perennial grasses: a field investigation in simulated sparse and dense canopies. Plant Ecology 156:173-182.

Monaco, T.A. and D.D. Briske. 2000. Does resource availability modulate shade avoidance responses to the ratio of red to far-red irradiation? An assessment of radiation quantity and soil volume. New Phytologist 146:37-46.

Derner, J.D. and D.D. Briske. 1999. Intraclonal regulation in a perennial caespitose grass: a field evaluation of above- and below-ground resource availability. Journal of Ecology 87:1-12.

Derner, J.D. and D.D. Briske. 1999. Does a tradeoff exist between morphological and physiological root plasticity? A comparison of grass growth forms. Acta Oecologica 20:519-526.

Briske, D.D. and J.R. Hendrickson. 1998. Does selective defoliation mediate competitive interactions in a semiarid savanna? Does selective defoliation mediate competitive interactions in a semiarid savanna? A demographic field evaluation. Journal of Vegetation Science 9:611-622.

Derner, J.D. and D.D. Briske. 1998. An isotopic assessment of intraclonal regulation in C4 perennial grasses: ramet interdependence, independence or both? Journal of Ecology 86:305-314.

Hendrickson, J.R. and D.D. Briske. 1997. Axillary bud banks of two semiarid perennial grasses: Occurrence, longevity, and contribution to population persistence. Oecologia 110:584-591.

Hendon, B.C. and D.D. Briske. 1997. Demographic evaluation of a herbivory-sensitive perennial bunchgrass: Does it possess an achilles heel? Oikos 80:8-17.

Derner, J.D., D.D. Briske and T.W. Boutton. 1997. Does grazing mediate soil carbon and nitrogen accumulation beneath C4, perennial grasses along an environmental gradient? Plant and Soil 191:147-156.

Briske, D.D., T.W. Boutton and Z. Wang. 1996. Contribution of flexible allocation priorities to herbivory tolerance in C4 perennial grasses: An evaluation with 13C labeling. Oecologia 105:151-159.

Noy-Meir, I. and D.D. Briske. 1996. Fitness components of grazing-induced population reduction in a dominant annual, Triticum dicoccoides (wild wheat). Journal of Ecology 84:439-448.

Anderson, V.J. and D.D. Briske. 1995. Herbivore-induced species replacement in grasslands: Is it driven by herbivory tolerance or avoidance. Ecological Applications 5:1014-1024.

Murphy, J.S. and D.D. Briske. 1994. Density-dependent regulation of ramet recruitment by the red:far-red ratio of solar radiation: A field evaluation with the bunchgrass Schizachyrium scoparium. Oecologia 97:462-469.

Briske, D.D. 1993. Grazing optimization: A plea for a balanced perspective. Ecological Applications 3:24-26.

Welker, J.M. and D.D. Briske. 1992. Clonal biology of the temperate caespitose graminoid Schizachyrium scoparium: A synthesis with implications to climate change. Oikos 63:357-365.

Murphy, J.S. and D.D. Briske. 1992. Regulation of tillering by apical dominance: Chronology, interpretative value, and current perspectives. Journal of Range Management 45:419-430.

Briske, D.D. and V.J. Anderson. 1992. Competitive ability of the bunchgrass Schizachyriumscoparium as affected by grazing history and defoliation. Vegetatio 103:41-49.

Welker, J.M., D.D. Briske and R.W. Weaver. 1991. Intraclonal nitrogen allocation in the bunchgrass Schizachyrium scoparium: An assessment of the physiological individual. Functional Ecology 5:433-440.

Williams, D.G. and D.D. Briske. 1991. Size and ecological significance of the physiological individual in the bunchgrass Schizachyrium scoparium. Oikos 62:41-47.

Briske, D. D. and V. J. Anderson. 1990. Tiller dispersion in populations of the bunchgrass Schizachyrium scoparium: Implications for herbivory tolerance. Oikos 59:50-56.

Heitschmidt, R. K., D. D. Briske and D. L. Price. 1990. Patterns of interspecific tiller defoliation in a mixed-grass prairie grazed by cattle. Grass and Forage Science 45:215-222.

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