Cramer, M. D., Barger, N. N., & Tschinkel, W. R. (2017). Edaphic properties enable facilitative and competitive interactions resulting in fairy circle formation. Ecography40(10), 1210-1220. Reprint

Havrilla, C. A., Faist, A. M., & Barger, N. N. (2017). Understory plant community responses to fuel-reduction treatments and seeding in an upland piñon-juniper woodland. Rangeland Ecology & Management70(5), 609-620. Reprint

Antoninka, A., Bowker, M. A., Chuckran, P., Barger, N. N., Reed, S., & Belnap, J. (2017). Maximizing establishment and survivorship of field-collected and greenhouse-cultivated biocrusts in a semi-cold desert. Plant and Soil, 1-13. Reprint

Kelsey, K. C., Redmond, M. D., Barger, N. N., & Neff, J. C. (2017). Species, Climate and Landscape Physiography Drive Variable Growth Trends in Subalpine Forests. Ecosystems, 1-16. Reprint

Redmond, M. D., Kelsey, K. C., Urza, A. K., & Barger, N. N. (2017). Interacting effects of climate and landscape physiography on piñon pine growth using an individual‐based approach. Ecosphere8(3). Reprint

Faist, A. M., Herrick, J. E., Belnap, J., Van Zee, J. W., & Barger, N. N. (2017). Biological soil crust and disturbance controls on surface hydrology in a semi‐arid ecosystem. Ecosphere8(3). Reprint

Ayuso, S. V., Silva, A. G., Nelson, C., Barger, N. N., & Garcia-Pichel, F. (2017). Microbial nursery production of high-quality biological soil crust biomass for restoration of degraded dryland soils. Applied and environmental microbiology83(3), e02179-16. Reprint


Gillan, J. K., Karl, J. W., Barger, N. N., Elaksher, A., & Duniway, M. C. (2016). Spatially explicit rangeland erosion monitoring using high-resolution digital aerial imagery. Rangeland Ecology & Management69(2), 95-107. Reprint

Barger, N. N., Weber, B., Garcia-Pichel, F., Zaady, E., & Belnap, J. (2016). Patterns and controls on nitrogen cycling of biological soil crusts. In Biological soil crusts: an organizing principle in drylands (pp. 257-285). Springer, Cham. Reprint


Barger, N. N., & Woodhouse, C. (2015). Piñon pine (Pinus edulis Engelm.) growth responses to climate and substrate in southern Utah, USA. Plant ecology216(7), 913-923. Reprint

Morris, T. L., Barger, N. N., & Cramer, M. D. (2015). Competitive resistance of a native shrubland to invasion by the alien invasive tree species, Acacia cyclops. Biological invasions17(12), 3563-3577. Reprint

Redmond, M. D., Cobb, N. S., Clifford, M. J., & Barger, N. N. (2015). Woodland recovery following drought‐induced tree mortality across an environmental stress gradient. Global change biology21(10), 3685-3695. Reprint

Love Stowell, S. M., Churchill, A. C., Hund, A. K., Kelsey, K. C., Redmond, M. D., Seiter, S. A., & Barger, N. N. (2015). Transforming graduate training in STEM education. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America96(2), 317-323. Reprint


Redmond, M. D., Golden, E. S., Cobb, N. S., & Barger, N. N. (2014). Vegetation management across Colorado Plateau BLM lands: 1950–2003. Rangeland Ecology and Management67(6), 636-640. Reprint

Redmond, M. D., Zelikova, T. J., & Barger, N. N. (2014). Limits to understory plant restoration following fuel-reduction treatments in a piñon–juniper woodland. Environmental management54(5), 1139-1152. Reprint

Karl, J. W., Gillan, J. K., Barger, N. N., Herrick, J. E., & Duniway, M. C. (2014). Interpretation of high-resolution imagery for detecting vegetation cover composition change after fuels reduction treatments in woodlands. Ecological indicators45, 570-578. Reprint

Cramer, M. D., & Barger, N. N. (2014). Are mima-like mounds the consequence of long-term stability of vegetation spatial patterning?. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology409, 72-83. Reprint

Hoskinson, A. M., Barger, N. N., & Martin, A. P. (2014). Keys to a Successful Student‐Centered Classroom: Three Recommendations. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America95(3), 281-292. Reprint


Kasischke, E.S., Amiro, B.D., Barger, N.N., French, N.H., Goetz, S.J., Grosse, G., Harmon, M.E., Hicke, J.A., Liu, S. & Masek, J.G. (2013). Impacts of disturbance on the terrestrial carbon budget of North America. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences118(1), 303-316. Reprint

Fernandez, D. P., Neff, J. C., Huang, C. Y., Asner, G. P., & Barger, N. N. (2013). Twentieth century carbon stock changes related to Piñon-Juniper expansion into a black sagebrush community. Carbon balance and management8(1), 8. Reprint

Redmond, M. D., & Barger, N. N. (2013). Tree regeneration following drought‐and insect‐induced mortality in piñon–juniper woodlands. New Phytologist200(2), 402-412. Reprint

Redmond, M. D., Cobb, N. S., Miller, M. E., & Barger, N. N. (2013). Long-term effects of chaining treatments on vegetation structure in piñon–juniper woodlands of the Colorado Plateau. Forest Ecology and Management305, 120-128. Reprint

Cramer, M. D., & Barger, N. N. (2013). Are Namibian “fairy circles” the consequence of self-organizing spatial vegetation patterning?. PloS one8(8), e70876. Reprint

Beers, A.T., Potter, T.S., Churchill, A.C., Faist, A.M., Golden, E.S., Filkins, H.R., Hicks, J.J. and Barger, N.N. (2013). Advocating for science writing cooperatives in graduate programs. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America94(3), 245-246. Reprint

Barger, N. N., Castle, S. C., & Dean, G. N. (2013). Denitrification from nitrogen-fixing biologically crusted soils in a cool desert environment, southeast Utah, USA. Ecological Processes2(1), 16. Reprint


Redmond, M. D., Forcella, F., & Barger, N. N. (2012). Declines in pinyon pine cone production associated with regional warming. Ecosphere3(12), 1-14. Reprint

Ross, M. R., Castle, S. C., & Barger, N. N. (2012). Effects of fuels reductions on plant communities and soils in a Piñon-juniper woodland. Journal of arid environments79, 84-92. Reprint

Huang, C. Y., Asner, G. P., & Barger, N. N. (2012). Modeling regional variation in net primary production of pinyon–juniper ecosystems. Ecological modelling227, 82-92. Reprint


Morris, T. L., Esler, K. J., Barger, N. N., Jacobs, S. M., & Cramer, M. D. (2011). Ecophysiological traits associated with the competitive ability of invasive Australian acacias. Diversity and Distributions17(5), 898-910. Reprint

Barger, N. N., Archer, S. R., Campbell, J. L., Huang, C. Y., Morton, J. A., & Knapp, A. K. (2011). Woody plant proliferation in North American drylands: a synthesis of impacts on ecosystem carbon balance. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences116(G4). Reprint

Castle, S. C., Morrison, C. D., & Barger, N. N. (2011). Extraction of chlorophyll a from biological soil crusts: a comparison of solvents for spectrophotometric determination. Soil Biology and Biochemistry43(4), 853-856. Reprint


Barger, N., & Grandy, S. (2010). Implementing Active Learning Strategies: Tales from Two New Life Science Professors at Research Universities. Academic Leadership: The Online Journal8(2), 24. Reprint 

Huang, C. Y., Asner, G. P., Barger, N. N., Neff, J. C., & Floyd, M. L. (2010). Regional aboveground live carbon losses due to drought-induced tree dieback in piñon–juniper ecosystems. Remote Sensing of Environment114(7), 1471-1479. Reprint


Barger, N. N., Adams, H. D., Woodhouse, C., Neff, J. C., & Asner, G. P. (2009). Influence of livestock grazing and climate on pinyon pine (Pinus edulis) dynamics. Rangeland ecology & management62(6), 531-539. Reprint

Neff, J. C., Barger, N. N., Baisden, W. T., Fernandez, D. P., & Asner, G. P. (2009). Soil carbon storage responses to expanding pinyon–juniper populations in southern Utah. Ecological Applications19(6), 1405-1416. Reprint

Huang, C. Y., Asner, G. P., Martin, R. E., Barger, N. N., & Neff, J. C. (2009). Multiscale analysis of tree cover and aboveground carbon stocks in pinyon–juniper woodlands. Ecological Applications19(3), 668-681. Reprint


Hartley, A., Barger, N., Belnap, J., & Okin, G. S. (2007). Dryland ecosystems. In Nutrient cycling in terrestrial ecosystems (pp. 271-307). Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. Reprint


Barger, N. N., Herrick, J. E., Van Zee, J., & Belnap, J. (2006). Impacts of biological soil crust disturbance and composition on C and N loss from water erosion. Biogeochemistry77(2), 247-263. Reprint


Barger, N. N., Belnap, J., Ojima, D. S., & Mosier, A. (2005). NO gas loss from biologically crusted soils in Canyonlands National Park, Utah. Biogeochemistry75(3), 373-391. Reprint

Belnap, J., Welter, J. R., Grimm, N. B., Barger, N., & Ludwig, J. A. (2005). Linkages between microbial and hydrologic processes in arid and semiarid watersheds. Ecology86(2), 298-307. Reprint


Barger, N. N., Ojima, D. S., Belnap, J., Shiping, W., Yanfen, W., & Chen, Z. (2004). Changes in plant functional groups, litter quality, and soil carbon and nitrogen mineralization with sheep grazing in an Inner Mongolian grassland. Journal of Range management57(6), 613-619. Reprint


Barger, N. N., D'antonio, C. M., Ghneim, T., & Cuevas, E. (2003). Constraints to colonization and growth of the African grass, Melinis minutiflora, in a Venezuelan savanna. Plant Ecology167(1), 31-43. Reprint


Barger, N. N., D’Antonio, C. M., Ghneim, T., Brink, K., & Cuevas, E. (2002). Nutrient limitation to primary productivity in a secondary savanna in Venezuela. Biotropica34(4), 493-501. Reprint