Publications

* Names of students and post-doctoral fellows in italics.

46. Bjorkman, A. D., Myers‐Smith, I. H., Elmendorf, S. C. (and 102 other authors including Harper, K. A.) 2018. Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant trails spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 27: 1402-1411.

45. Bjorkman, A. D., Myers-Smith, I. H., Elmendorf, S. C. (and 126 other authors including Harper, K. A.) 2018. Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome. Nature. 562: 57-62.

44. Brown, C.D., Dufour‐Tremblay, G., Jameson, R.G., Mamet, S.D., Trant, A.J., Walker, X.J., Boudreau, S., Harper, K. A., Henry, G.H., Hermanutz, L. and Hofgaard, A. 2018. Reproduction as a bottleneck to treeline advance across the circumarctic forest tundra ecotone. Ecography. 42: 137-147.

43. Harper K. A., Lavallee, A. A., Dodonov, P. 2018. Patterns of shrub abundance and relationships with other plant types within the forest-tundra ecotone in northern Canada. Arctic Science. 4: 691-709.

42. Dazé Querry, N. and Harper, K. A. 2017. Structural diversity as a habitat indicator for endangered lakeshore flora using an assemblage of common plant species in Atlantic Canada. Plant Ecology. 218: 1339-1353.

41. Dodonov, P., Braga, A. L., Harper, K. A. and Silva Matos, D. M. 2017. Edge influence on plant litter biomass in forest and savanna in the Brazilian cerrado. Austral Ecology. 42: 187-197.

40. Dazé Querry, N., Bordeleau, X., Harper, K. A. and Basquill, S. 2017. Multi-scale habitat characterization of herbaceous Atlantic Coastal Plain Flora on lakeshores in Nova Scotia. Botany. 95(6): 587-598.

39. Harper, K. A., Drapeau, P., Lesieur, D. and Bergeron, Y. 2016. Negligible structural development and edge influence on the understorey at 16-17 year old clearcut edges in black spruce forest. Applied Vegetation Science. 19: 462-473.

38. Esseen, P. -A., Ringvall, A. H., Harper, K. A., Christensen, P. and Svensson, J. 2016. Factors driving structure of natural and anthropogenic forest edges varies from temperate to boreal ecosystems. Journal of Vegetation Science. 27: 482-492.

37. Franklin, C.M.A. and Harper, K. A. 2016. Moose browsing, understorey structure, and plant species composition across spruce budworm-induced forest edges. Journal of Vegetation Science. 27:524-534.

36. Harper, K. A., Macdonald, S. E., Mayerhofer, M. S., Biswas, S. R., Esseen, P. -A., Hylander, K., Stewart, K. J., Mallik, A. U., Drapeau, Jonsson, B.-G., Lesieur, D., Kouki, J. and Bergeron, Y. 2015. Edge influence on vegetation at natural and anthropogenic edges of boreal forests in Canada and Fennoscandia. Journal of Ecology. 103: 550-562.

35. Franklin, C.M.A., Harper, K. A. and Murphy, L. K. 2015. Structural dynamics at boreal forest edges created by a spruce budworm outbreak. Silva Fennica. 49: article id 1267.

34. Albertsen, E., Harper, K. A. and De Fields, D. L. 2014. Structure and composition of tree islands and krummholz within the forest-tundra ecotone in central and eastern Canada. Arctic 67: 396-406.

33. Harper, K. A., Drapeau, P., Lesieur, D. and Bergeron, Y. 2014. Forest structure and composition at fire edges of different ages: evidence of persistent structural features on the landscape. Forest Ecology and Management 314: 131-140.

32. Dodonov, P., Harper, K. A. and Silva Matos, D. M. 2013. The role of edge contrast and forest structure in edge influence: vegetation and microclimate at edges in the Brazilian cerrado. Plant Ecology 241: 1345-1359.

31. Mayerhofer, M.S., Kernaghan, G. and Harper, K. A. 2013. The effects of fungal root endophytes on plant growth: a meta-analysis. Mycorrhiza 23: 119-128.

30. Henry, G.H.R., Harper, K. A., Chen, W., Deslippe, J., Grant, R., Lafleur, P., Lévesque, E., Siciliano, S. and Simard, S. 2012. Effects of observed and experimental climate change on terrestrial ecosystems in northern Canada: results from the Canadian IPY Program. Climatic Change. 115: 207-234.

29. Hofgaard, A., Harper, K. A. and Golubeva, E. 2012. The role of the circumarctic forest-tundra ecotone for arctic biodiversity. Biodiversity 13: 174-181.

28. Ross, F. K., Harper, K. A., Wright, T. and Castleden, H. 2012. What makes successful science outreach? Multiple perspectives on International Polar Year educational outreach partnerships in northern Canada. Polar Geography 35: 309-329.

27. LaPaix, R., Harper, K. A. and Freedman, B. 2012. Patterns of exotic plants in relation to anthropogenic edges within urban forest remnants in Halifax, Canada. Applied Vegetation Science. 15: 525-535.

26. Harper, K. A. and Macdonald, S. E. 2011. Quantifying distance of edge influence: A comparison of methods and a new randomization method. Ecosphere. 2: article 94.

25. Hofgaard, A. and Harper, K. A. 2011. Tree recruitment, growth, and distribution at the circumpolar forest-tundra transition: introduction. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 41: 435-436.

24. Harper, K. A., Danby, R. K., De Fields, D. L.Lewis, K. P., Trant, A. J., Starzomski, B. M., Savidge, R. and Hermanutz, L. 2011. Tree spatial pattern within the forest-tundra ecotone: a comparison of sites across Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 41:479-489.

23. Smith, C., Beazley, K., Duinker, P. and Harper, K. A. 2010. The impacts of moose (Alces alces andersoni) on forest regeneration following a spruce budworm outbreak in the Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia, Canada. Alces. 46: 135-150.

22. Burley, S. T.Harper, K. A. and Lundholm, J. T. 2010. Vegetation composition, structure and soil properties across coastal forest–barren ecotones. Plant Ecology. 211:279-296.

21. Boudreau, S., Ropars, P. and Harper, K. A. 2010. Population dynamics of Empetrum hermaphroditum on a subarctic sand dune: Evidence of rapid colonization through efficient sexual reproduction. American Journal of Botany. 97: 770-781.

20. Deshaies, A., Boudreau, S. and Harper, K. A. 2009. Restoration in a subarctic environment: effect of fertilization on the performance of three indigenous plant species. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research. 41: 434-441.

19. Bergeron, Y. and Harper, K. A. 2009. Old-growth forests in the Canadian boreal: The exception rather than rule? In ‘Old-growth Forests: Function, Fate and Value’. Edited by C. Wirth, G. Gleixner and M. Heimann. Springer NY, pp. 285-300.

18. Harper, K. A., Mascarúa-López, L., Macdonald, S. E. and Drapeau, P. 2007. Interaction of edge influence: examples from narrow corridors. Plant Ecology. 192: 71-84.

17. Lavoie, M.Harper, K. A., Paré, D. and Bergeron, Y. 2007. Spatial pattern in the organic layer and tree growth: A case study from regenerating Picea mariana stands prone to paludification. Journal of Vegetation Science. 18: 213-222.

16. Harper, K. A., Bergeron, Y., Drapeau, P. and Gauthier, S. 2006. Changes in spatial pattern during structural development in black spruce forest. Journal of Vegetation Science. 17: 625-636.

15. Euskirchen, E. S., Li, Q. and Harper, K. A. 2006. The influence of edges on plant communities: research frontiers for forested landscapes. In ‘Ecology of Hierarchical Landscapes: From Theory to Application’. Edited by J. Chen, S. Saunders, K. Broskofske and T.R. Crow. Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge NY, pp. 71-88.

14. Mascarúa-López, L.Harper, K. A. and Drapeau, P. 2006. Edge influence on forest structure in large forest remnants, cutblock separators, and riparian buffers in managed black spruce forests. Écoscience. 13(2): 226-233.

13. Harper, K. A., Macdonald, S. E., Burton, P., Chen, J., Brosofsky, K. D., Saunders, S., Euskirchen, E. S., Roberts, D., Jaiteh, M. and Esseen, P. -A. 2005. Edge influence on forest structure and composition in fragmented landscapes. Conservation Biology. 19(3): 768-782.

12. Harper, K. A., Bergeron, Y., Drapeau, Gauthier, S. and DeGrandpré, L. 2005. Structural development following fire in coniferous eastern boreal forest. Forest Ecology and Management. 206: 293-306.

11. Harper, K. A., Lesieur, D., Bergeron, Y. and Drapeau, P. 2004. Forest structure and composition at young fire and cut edges in black spruce boreal forest. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 34(2): 289-302.

10. Harper, K.Boudreault, C., DeGrandpré, L., Drapeau, P., Gauthier, S. and Bergeron, Y. 2003. Structure, composition and diversity of old-growth black spruce boreal forest of the Clay Belt region in Québec and Ontario. Environmental Reviews. 11(S1): S79-S98.

9. Harper, K. A. and Macdonald, S. E. 2002. Structure and composition of edges next to regenerating clear-cuts in the boreal forest. Journal of Vegetation Science. 13(4): 535-546.

8. Harper, K. A., Bergeron, Y., Gauthier, S. and Drapeau, P. 2002. Structural development of black spruce forests following fire in Abitibi, Québec: a landscape scale investigation. Silva Fennica. 36(1): 249-263.

7. Bartemucci, P., Coates, K. D., Harper K. A. and Wright, E. F. 2002. Gap disturbances in northern old-growth forests of British Columbia. Journal of Vegetation Science. 13(5): 685-696.

6. Harper, K. A. and Macdonald, S. E. 2001. Structure and composition of riparian boreal forest: new methods for analyzing edge influence. Ecology. 82(3): 649-659.

5. Kernaghan, G. and Harper, K. A. 2001. Community structure of ectomycorrhizal fungi across an alpine/ subalpine ecotone. Ecography. 24(2):181-188.

4. Harper, K. A. and Kershaw, G. P. 1997. Soil characteristics of 48-year old borrow pits and vehicle tracks in shrub tundra along the CANOL No. 1 pipeline corridor, Northwest Territories, Canada. Arctic and Alpine Research. 29(1): 105-111.

3. Harper, K. A. and Kershaw, G. P. 1996. Natural Revegetation on Borrow Pits and Vehicle Tracks in Shrub Tundra, 48 Years Following Construction of the CANOL No. 1 Pipeline, N.W.T., Canada. Arctic and Alpine Research. 28(2): 163-171.

2. Dunwiddie, P. W., Zaremba R. E. and K. A. Harper. 1996. A classification of coastal sandplain grasslands and heathlands in Massachusetts. Rhodora. 98(894): 117-145.

1. Harper, K. A. 1995. The effect of expanding clones of Gaylussacia baccata (black huckleberry) on species composition in sandplain grassland on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club. 122(2): 124-133.