Publications and Presentations

Publications
 (* denotes undergraduate collaborator)

Lynch, E.A, Calcote, R., S.C. Hotchkiss, and M. Tweiten (in review) Fire break decrease resilience in jack pine ecosystems of northwestern Wisconsin. Canadian Journal of Forest Research.

Hotchkiss, S., R. Calcote, E.A. Lynch, C. Yanger* (in review) The paleoecology of landscapes: Using pollen assemblages to reconstruct landscape heterogeneity. The Holocene.

Lynch, E.A., S. Hotchkiss, and R. Calcote. (2011) Spatial and temporal variation in late-Holocene fire regimes on a sand plain in northern Wisconsin (USA).  Quaternary Research 75:125-137.

Tweiten, M.A., S.C. Hotchkiss, R.K. Booth, R.R. Calcote, E.A. Lynch. 2009. The response of an jack pine forest to late-Holocene climate variability in northwestern Wisconsin. The Holocene 19:1049-1061.

Power, M. with 56 co-authors. (2008). Changes in fire regimes since the Last Glacial Maximum: an assessment based on a global synthesis and analysis of charcoal data. Climate Dynamics 30:887-907.

Hotchkiss, S., R. Calcote, and E.A. Lynch. (2007). Response of vegetation and fire to Little Ice Age climate change: regional continuity and landscape heterogeneity.  Landscape Ecology 22: 25-41.

*Jensen, K., E.A. Lynch, R. Calcote, S. Hotchkiss. (2007). Charcoal morphotypes in sediments from Ferry Lake, Wisconsin (USA): Do different plant fuel sources produce distinctive charcoal morphotypes? The Holocene 17:907-915.

Lynch, E.A., Calcote R., and S. Hotchkiss. 2006. Late-Holocene vegetation and fire history on a Wisconsin sand plain. The Holocene 16:495-504.

Dahms, D.E., R.D. Hall, R.R. Shroba, C.J. Sorenson, E.A. Lynch, M.T. Applegarth, and J. Dillon.  2003. The Rocky Mountain glacial model: The Wind River Range, Wyoming.  In: Easterbrook, D.J., editor, Quaternary Geology of the United States, INQUA 2003 Field Guide Volume. Pp. 345-364.

Lynch, E.A. and K. Salstonstall. 2002. Paleoecological and genetic analyses provide evidence for recent colonization of native Phragmites australis populations in a Lake Superior wetland. Wetlands 22:637-646.

Lynch, E.A. 1998. Holocene vegetation changes in a park-forest vegetation mosaic in the Wind River Range, Wyoming. Ecology 79:1320-1338.

Lynch, E.A. 1996.  The ability of pollen data from small lakes and ponds to sense fine-scale vegetation patterns in the subalpine zone of the central Rocky Mountains.  Review of Paleobotany and Palynology 94:197-210.

Campbell, D.R., N.M. Waser, M.V. Price, E.A. Lynch, R.M. Mitchell. 1991.  Components of phenotypic selection: pollen export and flower corolla width in Ipomopsis aggregata.  Evolution 45:1458-1467.

Presentations
(* denotes undergraduate author)

Hotchkiss, S.C., R. Calcote, E.A. Lynch, M.A. Tweiten, and G.S. Schuurman. 2013. When do the changes change? Climate sensitivity of vegetation and fire regimes varies with landscape context in northwestern Wisconsin. In Resilience, Disturbance, and Long-Term Environmental Change: Integrating Paleoecology into Conservation and Management in the Anthropocene. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 2013.

Calcote, R., S.C. Hotchkiss, E.A. Lynch, and G. Schuurman. 2013. Variable responses to climate change: Drought, recovery, and vegetation shifts 1500 years ago. Ecological Society of America 98th annual meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-9.

*Siewert, J., S.C. Hotchkiss, M.A. Tweiten, E.A. Lynch, and R. Calcote. 2013. Sensitivity of fire regimes to landscape context and climatic variation over the past 13,000 years in northwestern Wisconsin. Ecological Society of America 98th annual meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-9.

Woods, P.S., R. Calcote, M.B. Edlund, S.C. Hotchkiss, and E.A. Lynch. 2013. Diatom based climate reconstruction for the western Great Lakes region. Ecological Society of America 98th annual meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, August 4-9.

Hotchkiss, S.C., R. Calcote, E.A. Lynch, M.A. Tweiten, and G.S. Schuurman. 2012. Fire and vegetation change on the northwest Wisconsin sand plain. In Research-based Answers to Burning Questions about the Ecology of Prescribed Fires: When, Where, Why? A Janet Meakin Poor Research Symposium. Chicago Botanic Garden, Glencoe, Illinois, October 26, 2012.

Lynch, E.A., Hotchkiss, S.C., Calcote, R., Tweiten, M.A. 2012. Climate change and inertia: A long-term perspective from pine and oak-dominated communities in northwestern Wisconsin. 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 2012, Portland, OR.

Baack, E. J. and E. A. Lynch 2012. Developing institutional support for land stewardship at a Midwestern liberal arts college. 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 2012, Portland, OR.

Hotchkiss, S.C., Lynch, E.A., Calcote, R., Tweiten, M.A. 2012. Using modern and presettlement pollen analogs to develop transition matrices for northern Wisconsin forests. 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 2012, Portland, OR.

Calcote, R., Hotchkiss, S.C., Lynch, E.A. 2012. Importance of soil texture in pollen-based climate reconstructions. 97th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, August 2012, Portland, OR.

*Marty, J., *Nevala-Plagemann,C., Calcote R., Lynch, E.A. 2012. Holocene climate history of northwestern Wisconsin reconstructed from lake level changes. American Quaternary Association (AMQUA) biennial meeting, June 2012, Duluth, MN.

Lynch, E.A., Calcote, R., Hotchkiss, S.C. 2012. Jack pines are forever: American Quaternary Association (AMQUA) biennial meeting, June 2012, Duluth, MN.

Calcote, R., S. Hotchkiss, E.A. Lynch 2012. Modern analog climate interpretations vary with soil texture. Poster presented June 22-23 at 22nd biennial AMQUA meeting, Duluth, MN.

Hotchkiss, S., R. Calcote, E.A. Lynch, M. Tweiten. 2012. Transition matrices for a northern Wisconsin forest from modern and pre-European settlement analogs. Poster presented June 22- 23 at 22nd biennial AMQUA meeting, Duluth, MN.

*Nevala-Plagemann, C. and E.A. Lynch 2011. A late-Holocene history of fire and drought at Cheney Lake: has local climate affected fire regimes in northwestern Wisconsin? National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Ithaca, NY.

Calcote, R., E.A. Lynch, S.C. Hotchkiss, P. Woods, C. Drake*, E. Erickson. 2010. A mid- Holocene prairie extension in northwestern Wisconsin. American Quaternary Association (AMQUA) biennial meeting, 12-15 August, 2010, Laramie, Wyoming.

Calcote, R., S.C. Hotchkiss, E.A. Lynch, C. Drake, and *C. Sutheimer. 2010. Sensitivity of vegetation and fire to climate change varies among sites with different soil texture. Ecological Society of America 95th annual meeting, 1-6 August, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Hotchkiss, S.C, Lynch E.A., and Calcote, R.C. 2009. Landscape context can affect the sensitivity of sand plain vegetation to climate change. 94th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August, 2009. Albuquerque, NM.

Calcote, R.C., Hotchkiss, S.C., Lynch, E.A. 2009. Establishment of a disjunct population of hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) by long-distance seed dispersal Landscape context can affect the sensitivity of sand plain vegetation to climate change. 94th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America. August, 2009. Albuquerque, NM.

Calcote, R.C., Hotchkiss, S.C., Lynch, E.A,  Mladenoff, D.J., Rhemtulla, J. 2008. Responses of forests on sandy soils to post-European land-use changes. Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Milwaukee, WI.

Lynch, E.A., *Tomscha, S.T., and Schulte, L. 2008. Historic vegetation composition and structure at the prairie-forest border in northeastern Iowa. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Symposium, April 6-10, 2008, Madison, WI.

Hotchkiss, S., Calcote, R. and Lynch, E.A. 2008. Paleoecological perspective on landscape scale vegetation patterns on the northwestern Wisconsin sand plain: How representative is pre-European settlement vegetation of the last 2000 years?  US-International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Symposium, April 6-10, 2008, Madison, WI.

Lynch, E.A., Hotchkiss, S. and Calcote, R. 2007. Temporal and spatial variation in fire regimes on a sand plain in northwestern Wisconsin: multivariate analysis of high resolution lacustrine charcoal records. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA.

Hotchkiss, S., Lynch, E.A., Calcote, R. and M. Tweiten. 2007. Paleoecological perspective on restoration goals: vegetation, fire, and climate on the northwestern Wisconsin sand plain. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Jose, CA.

*Tomscha, S.T. and E.A. Lynch. 2007. Fire and vegetation interactions over the past 3800 years at Lake Elevenses, Northwestern Wisconsin, USA. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, Dominican University of California, San Raphael CA.

Lynch, E.A., S. Hotchkiss, and R. Calcote. 2006. Landscape patterns in response to climate change:  1000 years of vegetation change and fire history on a sand plain. American Quaternary Association Biennial Meeting, Bozeman, MT.

*Sutheimer, C.M., S.C. Hotchkiss, E.A. Lynch, R. Calcote, M.A. Tweiten. 2006. Macrocharcoal morphology as a tool in reconstructing past vegetation. Ecological Society of America. Memphis, TN.

Hotchkiss, S., R. Calcote, E.A. Lynch. 2006. Landscape patterns in response to climatic change: 1000 years of vegetation change and fire history on a sand plain. Ecological Society of America. Memphis, TN.

Lynch, E. A. *K. Jensen, R. Calcote, and S. Hotchkiss. 2005. Morphology of charcoal from lake sediments: a clue to prehistoric fire regimes. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec.

Calcote, R., S. Hotchkiss, and E.A. Lynch. 2005. Pre- and post-settlement vegetation change on a Wisconsin sand plain. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec.

Hotchkiss, S., R. Calcote, E.A. Lynch, C. Yanger. 2005. Circles in the sand: An analysis of presettlement vegetation and pollen assemblages from the northwest Wisconsin sand plain. Annual Meeting, Ecological Society of America. Montreal, Quebec.

Lynch, E.A., R. Calcote, S. Hotchkiss. 2004.  Century-scale environmental change on a Wisconsin sand plain. American Quaternary Association Biennial Meeting, Lawrence, KS

Calcote, R., S. Hotchkiss, E.A. Lynch. 2004.  Can fossil pollen resolve landscape heterogeneity in pine- and oak-dominated vegetation? 

Booth, R., S. Hotchkiss, R. Calcote, and E.A. Lynch. 2004.  Late Holocene hydroclimate variability on the northwestern Wisconsin sand plain.  Ecological Society of American Annual Meeting, Portland, OR

*Jensen, K. and E.A. Lynch.  2004.  Is it local?  Macroscopic charcoal in lake sediments as an indicator of forest fire. Grinnell Science Symposium, Grinnell College, IA

*Kee, Y.S., *Dunham, L. and E.A. Lynch. 2004. A 750-year forest fire history from Metzger Lake, WI. Grinnell Science Symposium, Grinnell College, IA

Lynch, E.A. 2003.  Phragmites australis: a native invasive species in Lake Superior wetlands? Invasive Plants of the Upper Midwest Symposium, 30th Natural Areas Conference, Madison, WI (invited symposium speaker)

Lynch, E.A., R. Calcote, S. Hotchkiss. 2003. Late-Holocene fire and vegetation history in the Wisconsin pine barrens.  Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Savannah, GA

*Merten, S. and Lynch E.A. 2002.  Methods for fossil charcoal analysis to reconstruct forest fire history.  PEW Consortium for Science and Math Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

*Bronson, A. and Lynch E.A. 2002. Morphology of conifer stomata from species native to northwestern Wisconsin. PEW Consortium for Science and Math Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL

Lynch, E. A. 2001. Vegetation history of a Lake Superior coastal wetland.  Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting, Des Moines, IA

Lynch, E. A. 1999. Detecting the invasion of giant reed grass, Phragmites australis, in a Lake Superior coastal wetland.  Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting,  Madison, WI

Lynch, E. A. 1997. Preexisting differences in understory species composition within forest stands indicate a need to collect baseline data to assess logging impacts. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM

Lynch, E. A. 1995. Origin of a park-forest vegetation mosaic in the Wind River Range, Wyoming.  Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Knoxville, TN

Lynch, E. A. 1994. Holocene changes in a park-forest vegetation mosaic in the Wind River Range, Wyoming. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT