Publications and Presentations

Peer-reviewed publications:

  1. Dearborn, K.D., and Danby, R.K. 2018. Climatic drivers of tree growth at treeline in southwest Yukon change over time and vary between landscapes. Climatic Change (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2268-1).
  2. Dearborn, K.D., and Danby, R.K. 2018. Topographic influences on ring widths of trees and shrubs across alpine treelines in southwest Yukon. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research (https://doi.org/10.1080/15230430.2018.1495445).
  3. Dearborn, K.D., and Danby, R.K. 2017. Aspect and slope influence plant community composition more than elevation across forest-tundra ecotones in subarctic Canada. Journal of Vegetation Science 28: 595-604 (https://doi.org/10.1111/jvs.12521).
  4. Dearborn, K., and Westwood, R. 2014. Predicting adult emergence of Dakota skipper and Poweshiek skipperling (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in Canada. Journal of Insect Conservation 18: 875-884 (https://doi.org/10.1007/s10841-014-9695-8).

Manuscripts in preparation or review:

  1. Dearborn, K.D., and Danby, R.K. Spatial pattern of subarctic alpine treeline varies with slope aspect and shrub cover. Submitted to Annals of the American Association of Geography.

Conference presentations:

  1. Dearborn, K., and Danby, R. 2017. Tree spatial patterns vary with topography across treelines in SW Yukon, Canada. Presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Boston, April 2017 (oral talk by K. Dearborn).
  2. Dearborn, K., and Danby, R. 2016. Treeline plant communities vary substantially at landscape scales in southwest Yukon. Presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference, Halifax, May 2016 (oral talk by K. Dearborn).
  3. Dearborn, K., and Danby, R. 2015. Landscape-scale variability in spruce and willow growth across alpine treelines in southwest Yukon. Presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, Chicago, April 2015 (oral talk by K. Dearborn).
  4. Danby, R., Trant, A., Brehaut, L., Dearborn, K., and Kambo, D. 2014. Responses of forest-tundra ecotones to recent climate variability in subarctic North America. Presented at the Arctic Change Conference, Ottawa, December 2014 (oral talk by R. Danby).
  5. Dearborn, K., and Danby, R. 2014. Community composition varies substantially across treelines in the Yukon. Presented at the Arctic Change Conference, Ottawa, December 2014 (poster presentation).
  6. Dearborn, K., and Danby, R. 2014. Landscape-scale variability in the secondary growth of white spruce across alpine forest-tundra ecotones in southwest Yukon, Canada. Presented at the Canadian Association of Geographers Conference, St. Catharines, May 2014 (oral talk by K. Dearborn).
  7. Dearborn, K., and Danby, R. 2014. Landscape-scale heterogeneity in plant species composition across alpine forest-tundra ecotones in southwest Yukon, Canada. Presented at the Canadian Geophysical Union Hydrology and Biogeosciences Eastern Student Conference, Toronto, January 2014 (oral talk by K. Dearborn).
  8. Brehaut, L., Dearborn, K., Kitchen, L., and Danby, R. 2013. Applications of GIS in the Yukon Territory: vegetation change, park planning, and landscape pattern analysis. Presented at Queen’s University GIS Day, Kingston, November 2013 (poster presentation).
  9. Dearborn, K., Petzold, H., Alexander, H., and Bennett, R. 2010. Conifer species composition on the Twin Lakes kame, Churchill, Manitoba. Presented at the Churchill Northern Studies Centre and Parks Canada Science Symposium, Winnipeg, January 2011 (poster presentation).
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