Publications

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2020

56. Identifying restoration opportunities beneath native mesquite canopies
Restoration Ecology (Accepted)
Gornish ES, Ganjurjav H, Liang M, Simonis JL, and McClaran MP

55. Rainfall pulses mediate long-term plant community dynamics in a semi-arid rangeland
Journal of Applied Ecology (Accepted)
​Liang M, Feng X, and Gornish ES

54. Phenological changes offset the warming effects on biomass production in an alpine meadow on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau
Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.13531
Ganjurjav H, Gornish ES, Hu G, Wu J, Wan Y, Li Y, and Gao Q


53.  Integration of grazing and herbicide application to manage Barb Goatgrass (Aegilops triuncialis L.) and Medusahead (Elymus caput-medusae L.) in pasture and rangelands
California Agriculture (Accepted)
​Bean T, Davy J, Kyser G, and Gornish ES

​52. Restoration, soil microbes and soil processes: emerging approaches
Restoration Ecology 28: S307-S310
Farrell H, Leger A, Breed MF, and Gornish ES

51. General attributes and practice of ecological restoration in Arizona and California, USA revealed by restoration stakeholder surveys
Restoration Ecology DOI: 10.1111/rec.13221
Li YM, and Gornish ES

50. The use of spatially-patterned methods for vegetation restoration and management across systems
Restoration Ecology DOI: 10.1111/rec.1198
Shaw J, Roche LM, and Gornish ES


49. Restoration at the landscape scale as a means of mitigation and adaptation to climate change
Current Landscape Ecology Reports DOI: 10.1007/s40823-020-00056-7
Von Holle B, Yelenik S, and Gornish ES

48. Buffelgrass invasion and glyphosate effects on desert soil microbiome communities
Biological Invasions 22:2587-2597
Gornish ES, Rowe J, Franklin K, and Barberan A

47. Disturbance is more important than seeding or grazing in determining soil microbial communities in a semi-arid grassland

Restoration Ecology 28: S335- S343

Farrell H, Barberan A, Fehmi J, Danielson R, and Gornish ES

46. Warming and precipitation addition interact to affect plant spring phenology in alpine meadows on the central Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

Agriculture and Forest Meteorology 287: 107943

Qingzhu G, Gornish ES, Schwartz M, Fan W, Ganjurjav H, and Yue L

45. Bridging the research-implementation gap in weed management on California rangelands

Rangeland Ecology & Management 73: 348-357

Li YM, Roche LM, and Gornish ES

44. Practitioner Insights into Weed Management on California's Rangelands and Natural Areas

Environmental Management 65: 212-219

Schohr T, Gornish ES, Woodmansee G, Shaw J, Tate KW, and Roche LM

2019

43. Rainfall regulation of grazed grasslands

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116: 15399

Liang M and Gornish ES

42. Pennisetum ciliaris: a review of treatment efficacy, competitive traits, and restoration opportunities

Invasive Plant Science and Management 12:203-213

Farrell HL, and Gornish ES

41. Differential resistance and resilience of functional groups to livestock grazing maintain ecosystem stability in an alpine steppe on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

Journal of Environmental Management 251: 109579

Ganjurjav H, Zhang Y, Gornish ES, Hu G, Li Y, Wan Y, and Gao Q

40. Increased soil temperature and decreased precipitation during early life stages constrain grass seedling recruitment in cold desert restoration

Journal of Applied Ecology 56:2609-2619

James JJ, Sheley RL, Leger EA, Adler PB, Hardegree SP, Gornish ES, and Rinella MJ

39. Review of seed pelletizing strategies for arid land restoration

Restoration Ecology 27: 1206-1211

Gornish ES, Arnold H, and Fehmi F

38. Foliar nutrient content mediates grazing effects on species dominance and plant community biomass

Rangeland Ecology & Management 72: 899-906

Liang M, Chen J, Gornish ES, Mariotte P, and Liang C

37. Using strip seeding to test how restoration design affects randomness of community assembly

Restoration Ecology 27: 1199-1205

Gornish ES, Shaw J, Gillespie BM

36. The use of strip-seeding for management of two late-season invasive plants

Heliyon 5: e01772

Dechen Silva A, LM Roche, and Gornish ES

2018

35. Temperature leads to changes of plant community composition in alpine meadow and steppe on the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 190: 585

Hasbagan H, Gornish ES, Qingzhu G, Guozheng H, Yunfan W, Yue L, and Luobu D

34. Livestock grazing and topographic site effects on grassland plant communities after long-term grazing cessation

The Rangeland Journal  40: 577-582

Gornish ES, Eastburn DJ, Oneto S and Roche LM

33. The value of Cooperative Extension for involving society in restoration and conservation

Restoration Ecology 26: 1051 - 1054

Gornish ES and Roche LM

32. Grazing effects on grasslands escalated by abnormal precipitation in Inner Mongolia

Ecology and Evolution 8: 8187-8169

Liang M, Chen J, Gornish ES, Bai X, Li Z, and Liang C

31. A systematic review of management efforts on goatgrass (Aegilops spp) dominance

Plant Ecology 219: 549-560

Gornish ES, Case E, Valle M, Bean TM, and Moore-O'Leary KA

30. Seeding plants for long-term multiple ecosystem service goals

Journal of Environmental Management 211: 191-197

Eastburn DJ, Roche LM, Doran MP, Blake PR, Bouril CS, Gamble G, and Gornish ES

2017

29. Emerging approaches to successful ecological restoration: five imperatives to guide innovation

Restoration Ecology 25: S110- S113

Matzek V, Gornish ES, and Hulvey KB

28. Restoration islands: A tool for efficiently restoring dryland ecosystems

Restoration Ecology 25: S124-S134

Hulvey KD, Leger E, Porensky LM, Roche LM, Veblen KE, Fund A, Shaw J, and Gornish ES

27. Cooperative Extension holds the key to unlocking public engagement within science

Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15: 487-488

Gornish ES and Roche LM

26. Seeded forages for California annual rangeland

California Agriculture 71: 239-248

Davy J, Turri T, Dykier K, and Gornish ES

25. Comparison of herbaceous plant response to active and passive riparian restoration in a Mediterranean climate

PLoS ONE 12: e0176338

Gornish ES, Lennox MR, Lewis D, Tate KW, and Jackson RD

24. A toolbox for initiating long-term data collections with students and citizen scientists

American Biology Teacher 79: 28-34

Ryan WH, Gornish ES, Christenson L, Halpern S, Henderson S, LeBuhn G, and Miller TE

2016

23. Associations between an invasive plant (Taeniatherum caput-medusae, medusahead) and soil microbial communities

PLoS ONE 11: e0163930

Gornish ES, Fierer N, and Barberan A

22. Interactions among habitat, management, and demography for an invasive annual grass

Plant Ecology 217:1247-1258

Gornish ES, and James JJ

21. Practitioner perspectives on using non-native plants for revegetation

California Agriculture 70: 194-199

Gornish ES, Brusati E, and Johnson D

20. Differential response of alpine steppe and alpine meadow to climate warming in the central Tibetan Plateau

Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 23:233-240

Ganjurjav H, Gao Q, Gornish ES, Schwartz M, Liand Y, Cao X, Zhang W, Zhang Y, Li W, Wan Y, Li Y, Danjiu L, Guo H, and Lin E

19. Invasive species cover, soil type and grazing interact to predict long-term grassland restoration success

Restoration Ecology 24: 222-229

Gornish ES, and Ambrozio dos Santos P.

2015

18. The value of oak woodland habitats as control for Medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae)

Proceedings of the Seventh California Oak Symposium: Managing Oak Woodlands in a Dynamic World, November 3-6, 2014, Visalia, CA. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PSW-GTR-251, 579 p.

Gornish ES, James JJ and Laca EA015

17. Across the horizon: Scale effects in global change research

AoB PLANTS 7: plv079

Gornish ES, and Leuzinger S

16. Climate-driven diversity loss in a grassland community

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 112:8672-8677

Harrison S, Gornish ES and Copeland S

15. Plant community responses to simultaneous changes in temperature, nitrogen availability, and invasion

PLoS ONE 10:e0123715

Gornish ES and Miller TE

14. Managing medusahead (Taeniatherum caput-medusae) on rangeland: A meta analysis of control efforts and assessment of stakeholder needs

Rangeland Ecology & Management 68:215-223

James JJ, Gornish ES, DiTomaso JM, Davy J, Doran M, Becchetti T, Wilson R, Lile D and Laca E

13. Positive species interactions as drivers of vegetation change on a barrier island

Journal of Coastal Research 31: 17-24

Monge J, and Gornish ES

12. Altered snowfall influences early life stage transitions and recruitment of a native and invasive grass in a cold desert

Oecologia 177: 595 – 606

Gornish ES, James JJ, Sheley RL, Rinella MJ, Svecar T, Englund SD and Aanderud ZT

2014

11. Interactive effects of global change and invasion across levels of organization in an old field plant community

AoB PLANTS 6: plu061

Gornish ES

10. Demographic effects of warming, elevated soil nitrogen, and native community reduction on the colonization of a perennial plant

Population Ecology 5: 645-656

Gornish ES

9. Testing mechanisms of the intermediate disturbance hypothesis in saxicolous lichen communities

Ecology 95: 306 – 315 

Pastore A, Prather C, Gornish ES, Ryan C, Ellis R and Miller TE

8. Do foliar traits predict how plants respond to warming? A meta analysis

Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 919 – 927

Gornish ES, and Prather C

2013

7. Effects of density and fire on the vital rates and population growth of a perennial Goldenaster

AoB PLANTS 5: PLT041

Gornish ES

6. Plant community response to global climate change at different scales: A review

American Journal of Botany 100: 1-13

Gornish ES and Tylianakis J

5. Using long-term census data to inform restoration methods of coastal dune vegetation

Estuaries & Coasts 36: 1014 – 1023

Gornish ES and Miller TE

4. Interdisciplinary climate change collaborations are essential for early-career scientists

EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union 94: 151 

Gornish ES, Hamilton JA, Barberan A, Benito BM, Binzer A, DeMeester JE, Gruwez R, Moreira B, Taheri S, Tomiolo S, Vinagre C, Vuarin P and Weaver J

2012

3. Moving forward in global-change ecology: capitalizing on natural variability

Ecology and Evolution 3: 170 – 181

Ibanez I, Gornish ES, Buckley L, Debinski D, Hellmann J, Helmuth B, Latimer A, Miller Rushing A and Uriarte M

2010

2. Effects of storm frequency on dune vegetation

Global Change Biology 16: 2668 – 2675

Gornish ES and Miller TE

1. Climate and coastal dune vegetation: disturbance recovery and succession

Plant Ecology 206: 97 – 104

Miller TE, Gornish ES and Buckley H

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