(Popular / non-technical publications and book chapter listed below)

Peer-reviewed publications:

Weeks, J., H. Safford, Z. Steel, J. E. D. Miller, E. Batzer. High-severity fire drives floristic homogenization in human-altered forests. 2023. Ecosphere, in press.

Villella, J., L. M. Calabria, B. McCune, J. E. D. Miller, S. Sharrett. An annotated list of lichens and allied fungi in Oregon’s Opal Creek Wilderness and adjacent areas: Pre-fire baseline. 2023. Evansia, in press.

Miller, J. E. D., S. Copeland, K. Davies, B. Anacker, H. Safford and S. Harrison. 2022. Plant community data from a statewide survey of paired serpentine and non-serpentine soils in California, USA. Ecology 103( 6): e3644. Open access data paper

Brodie, E., J. E. D. Miller, and H. Safford. 2021. Productivity modifies the effects of fire severity on understory diversity. Ecology, in press. Open access paper

Miller, J. E. D*., A. Weill*, and J. Villella. 2021. Increasing fire frequency reduces lichen diversity in a high-severity fire-adapted ecosystem. Diversity and Distributions, in press. (*Equal contributions)  Open access paper

Armstrong, C., J. E. D. Miller, A. McAlvey, D. Lepofsky, N. Turner, and M. Ritchie. 2021. Plant diversity and functional traits reflect ancient forest garden history. Ecology and Society 26(2): 6. Open access paper

Miller, J. E. D., J. Villella, D. Stone, A. Hardman. 2020. Using lichens as indicators of forest age and conservation value. Forest Ecology and Management 475: 118436.  Download PDFSupplemental materials (word doc)lichen conservation index rankings (spreadsheet)

Miller, J. E. D. and H. Safford. 2020. Are plant community responses to wildfire contingent upon historical disturbance regimes? Global Ecology and Biogeography 29(10): 1621-1633. Download PDF

Safford, H. & J. E. D. Miller. Updated California plant affinities for serpentine soil. 2020. Madroño 67(2), 85-104. Download PDF  –  Download species serpentine affinity rankings (spreadsheet)

Kattke, G., G. Bönisch, S. Díaz, S. Lavorel, I. C. Prentice, P. Leadley, S. Tautenhahn, G. D. A. Werner…J. E. D. Miller…et al. (729 authors). 2020. TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access. Global Change Biology 26(1): 119-188. Open access paper

Villella, J., J. E. D. Miller, A. Young, G. Carrey, A. Emanuels, and W. Miller. Tardigrades in the canopy: Associations with tree voles nests in southwest Oregon. Northwest Science 94(1): 24-30. Download PDF

Li, D., J. E. D. Miller, and S. Harrison. 2019. Climate drives loss of phylogenetic diversity in a grassland community. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116(40): 19989-19994. Download PDF

Miller, J. E. D., D. Li, M. Laforgia, and S. Harrison. 2019. Functional diversity is a passenger but not driver of drought-related plant diversity loss. Journal of Ecology, 107(5): 2033-2039. Download PDF – Supplement

Root, H., J. E. D. Miller, and R. Rosentreter. 2019. Grazing disturbance promotes exotic annual grasses by degrading biotic soil crust communities. Ecological Applications 30(1): e02016. Download PDF

Stevens, J., P. Fornwalt, and J. E. D. Miller. 2019. Fire severity and changing composition of understory plants. In press, Journal of Vegetation Science. Download PDF

Richter, C., M. Rejmánek, J.E.D. Miller, J. Weeks, K. Welch, H. Wiggins, and H. Safford. 2019. The local species diversity x fire severity relationship is hump-shaped in semiarid yellow pine and mixed conifer forests. Ecosphere 10(10). Download PDF

Miller, J. E. D., A. Ives, and E. Damschen. 2019. Functional traits and community composition: a comparison among community-weighted means, weighted correlations, and multilevel models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10(3): 415-425. Download PDF – Supplement and code

Miller, J. E. D., H. Root, and H. Safford. 2018. Altered fire regimes cause long-term lichen diversity losses. Global Change Biology, 24(10): 4909-4918Download PDF – Supplement

Miller, J. E. D., A. Ives, S. Harrison, and E. Damschen. 2018. Early- and late-flowering guilds respond differently to landscape spatial structure. Journal of Ecology 106(3): 1033-1045. Download PDF

Villella, J., T. Carlberg, D. Stone, J. E. D. Miller, N. Nelson, and L. Calabria. 2018. Diversity and floristic patterns of epiphytic macrolichens on white oak in the Cascade-Siskiyou region of Oregon. Opuscula Philolichenum 17: 299-318. Download PDF

Young, A., J. E. D. Miller, J. Villella, G. Carey, and W. Miller. 2018. Epiphyte type and sampling height impact mesofauna communities in Douglas-fir trees. Peer J 6:e5699.  Download PDF

Miller, J. E. D., Jason Hollinger, and Tom Carlberg. 2018. Lichens of the Rancho Marino and Los Osos Oaks Reserves, San Luis Obispo County, California. Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 25(2). Download PDF

Miller, J. E. D. and E. Damschen. 2017. Holding the line: Three decades of prescribed fires halt but do not reverse woody encroachment in naturally fragmented grasslands. Landscape Ecology 32(12): 2297-2310Download PDF

Miller, J. E. D.*, P. Hahn*, E. Damschen and J. Brennan**. 2017. Functional dependence underlies a positive plant-grasshopper richness relationship. Basic and Applied Ecology 21: 94-100. (*First two authors contributed equally;  **Mentored undergraduate) Download PDF – Supplemental materials

Miller, J. E. D., J. Villella, G. Carey, T. Carlberg and H. Root. 2017. Canopy distribution and survey detectability of a rare old-growth forest lichen. Forest Ecology and Management 392: 195–201. Download PDF

Miller, J. E. D. and E. Damschen. 2017. Biological soil crust cover is negatively related to vascular plant richness in Ozark sandstone glades. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 144(2):170-178. Download PDF

Grover, Shannon**, J. E. D. Miller, and E. Damschen. Indirect effects of landscape spatial structure and plant species richness on pollinator diversity in Ozark glades. Castanea, in press. (**Mentored undergraduate) Download PDF

Petersen, K., L. M. Calabria, J. E. D. Miller, J. Brown-Clay, L. Hynson, T. Steen, K. Johnston, A. Ulbrich, M. Miller and John Villella. 2017. Substrate age influences species richness and succession patterns of calicioid lichens and fungi. The Bryologist 120(1):19-24. Download PDF

Miller, Jesse E. D., Ellen I. Damschen, Susan P. Harrison, and James B. Grace. 2015. Landscape structure affects specialists but not generalists in naturally fragmented grasslands. Ecology 96:3323–3331. Download PDFOnline appendices

Miller, J.E.D., A. Rossman, R. Rosentreter, and J. Ponzetti. 2011. Lichen ecology and diversity of an Oregon sagebrush steppe: 1977 to the present. North American Fungi (6)2:1-15. Download PDF

Root, H.T., J.E.D. Miller, and B. McCune. 2011. Rarity and habitat associations of soil crust lichens. The Bryologist 114(4). Download PDF

Miller, J.E.D., B. McCune, D. Kofranek, J. Villella, R. Demmer, and K. Mergenthaller. 2011. Lichens from the South Slough and Horsfall Dunes on the Southern Oregon coast. Evansia 28(4). Download PDF

Miller, J.E.D. 2011. The Usnea rigida group in California and the Pacific Northwest. Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 18(1&2):3-5. Download PDF

Villella, J., S. Benson, T. Carlberg, J. Miller, R. Patton, and E. Peterson. 2010. The Lichens of the Horseshoe Ranch Wildlife Area. Bulletin of the California Lichen Society 17(1&2):9-12. Download PDF

Book chapter

Book chapter: Miller, J.E.D., C. Ziter, and M. Koontz. Fieldwork in landscape ecology. In: Routledge Handbook of Landscape Ecology. In press. Download PDF

Popular / non-technical publications

Miller, J. E. D. and S. Winsemius. Why are there so many fires, and other common California wildfire questions. Bay Nature (magazine), 29 September 2021.

Miller, J. E. D. Grasshoppers, glades, and ecological gradients. Missouri Prairie Journal, Spring issue 2018.

Miller, J. E. D. Fire may help Ozark grasslands (post on the UWMadScience Blog). 2017.