Publications

Global change impacts on plant communities and ecosystems

  • Concilio, A., T. Seastedt, J. Nippert, and S. Ehrenfeucht (in review). Directional shifts in plant community composition in response to global change in the Colorado Front Range. Oecologia
  • Concilio, A., T. Seastedt, and J. Nippert, (in review). Mechanisms of plant invasion under novel climatic and edaphic conditions in the Colorado Front Range: is Bromus tectorum acting as a driver or passenger of change? Journal of Ecology
  • Concilio, A., J. Prevéy, P. Omasta, J. Connor, J. Nippert, and T. Seastedt, (2015). Response of a mixed grass prairie to an extreme precipitation event:  Introduced species, soil nitrogen and previous precipitation patterns influence responses. Ecosphere. 6(10): 172
  • Loik, M.E., A.B. Griffith, H. Alpert, A.L. Concilio, C.E. Wade, S.J. Martinson, (in press). Impact of intra- vs. inter-annual snow depth variation on water relations and photosynthesis for two Great Basin Desert shrubs. Oecologia. 178(2): 403-414
  • Concilio, A.L. and M.E. Loik (2013). Elevated nitrogen effects on Bromus tectorum dominance and native plant diversity in an arid, montane ecosystem. Applied Vegetation Science. 16(4):598-609
  • Concilio, A.L., M.E. Loik, and J. Belnap (2013) Global change effects on Bromus tectorum L. (Poaceae) at its high-elevation range margin. Global Change Biology. 19 (1): 161-172

Interdisciplinary research on invasive species control

  • Tzankova, Z. and A. Concilio (2014). Social, logistical, and regulatory factors affecting feasibility of control of a widespread non-noxious invasive species at the edge of its range. Biological Invasions. 17(1): 507-527
  • Concilio, A.L. (2013). The spread of cheatgrass into the Eastern Sierra. Fremontia. 41(2): 10-13
  • Concilio, A.L. (2013). Effectiveness and cost of downy brome (Bromus tectorum) control at high elevation. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6(4): 502-511

Plant-soil feedbacks and soil chemistry

  • Concilio, A., T. Vargas and W. Cheng (2015). Effect of an invasive annual grass on rhizosphere priming in invaded and uninvaded soils. Plant and Soil. 393: 245-257
  • Ongley, L., L. Sherman, A. Armienta, A. Concilio, and C. Ferguson Salinas (2007). Arsenic contamination in the soils of Zimapán, Mexico. Environmental Pollution. 145 (3): 793-799

Forest management and soil carbon sequestration

  • Ma, S., A. Concilio, B. Oakley M. North, J. Chen (2010). Spatial variability in microclimate in a mixed-conifer forest before and after thinning and burning treatments. Forest Ecology and Management. 259: 904-915
  • Ryu, SR, A. Concilio, J. Chen, M. North, and S. Ma (2009). Prescribed burning and mechanical thinning effects on belowground conditions and soil respiration in a mixed-conifer forest, California. Forest Ecology and Management. 257 (4): 1324-1332
  • Concilio, A., J. Chen, S. Ma and M. North (2009). Precipitation patterns drive inter-annual variation in summer soil respiration in a Mediterranean-climate, mixed conifer forest. Climatic Change. 92: 109-122
  • Concilio, A., S. Ma, S.R. Ryu, J. Chen, and M. North (2006). Soil respiration response to burning and thinning from one to three years after experimental treatments. Forest Ecology and Management. 228 (1-3): 82-90
  • Concilio, A., S. Ma, Q. Li, J. LeMoine, J.Chen, M. North, R. Jensen, and D. Moorhead (2005). Soil respiration response to burning and thinning in mixed conifer and hardwood forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 35 (7): 1581-1591