Ned Fetcher Publications 



Fetcher, N. 1976. Patterns of leaf resistance to lodgepole pine transpiration in Wyoming. Ecology 57:339-345. PDF

Lassioe, J. P., N. Fetcher and D. J. Salo. 1977. Stomatal infiltration pressures versus diffusion porometer measurements of needle resistance in Douglas-fir and lodgepole pine foliage. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 7:192-196.

Fetcher, N. 1979. Water relations of five tropical tree species on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Oecologia 40:229-233. PDF

Fetcher, N., and M. J. Trlica. 1980. Influence of climate on annual production of seven cold desert forage species. Journal of Range Management 33:35-37. PDF

Fetcher, N. 1981. Leaf size and leaf temperature in tropical vines. American Naturalist 117:1011-1014. PDF

Fetcher, N. 1981. Effects of grazing on cold desert shrubs: A simulation model based on relative growth rate. Ecological Modeling 13:49-86. PDF

Fetcher, N., and G. R. Shaver. 1982. Growth and tillering patterns within tussocks of Eriophorum vaginatum. Holarctic Ecology 5:180-186. PDF

Fetcher, N. and G. R. Shaver. 1983. Life histories of tillers of Eriophorum vaginatum in relation to tundra disturbance. Journal of Ecology 71:131-148. PDF

Fetcher, N. 1983. Optimal life history characteristics and vegetative demography in Eriophorum vaginatum. Journal of Ecology 71:561-570. PDF

Fetcher, N., B. R. Strain, and S. F. Oberbauer. 1983. Effects of light regime on the physiology and growth of seedlings of tropical trees: A comparison of gap and pioneer species. Oecologia 58:314-319. PDF

Linkins, A. E., and N. Fetcher. 1983. Effects of surface-applied Prudhoe Bay crude oil on vegetation and soil processes in tussock tundra. Pages 723-728 in Permafrost: 4th International Conference, Proceedings. National Academy Press. Washington, DC. PDF

Chazdon, R. L., and N. Fetcher. 1984. Photosynthetic light environments in a lowland tropical rainforest in Costa Rica. Journal of Ecology 72:553-564. PDF

Fetcher, N., T. F. Beatty, B. Mullinax, and D. S. Winkler. 1984. Changes in Arctic tussock tundra thirteen years after fire. Ecology 65:1332-1333. PDF

Chazdon, R., and N. Fetcher. 1984. Light environments of tropical forests. Pages 27-36 in E. Medina, H. A. Mooney, and C. Vazquez-Yanes (eds.). Physiological ecology of plants of the wet tropics. Dr. W. Junk, The Hague.

Fetcher, N. 1985. Effects of removal of neighboring species on growth, nutrients, and microclimate of Eriophorum vaginatum. Arctic and Alpine Research 17:7-17. PDF

Fetcher, N., S. F. Oberbauer, and B. R. Strain. 1985. Vegetation effects on microclimate in lowland rain forest in Costa Rica. International Journal of Biometeorology 29:145-155. PDF

Mark, A. F., N. Fetcher, G. R. Shaver, and F. S. Chapin III. 1985. Estimated ages of mature tussocks of the cotton sedge Eriophorum vaginatum along a latitudinal gradient in central Alaska, USA. Arctic and Alpine Research 17:1-5. PDF

Oberbauer, S. F., B. R. Strain, and N. Fetcher. 1985. Effect of CO2-enrichment on seedling physiology and growth of two tropical tree species. Physiologia Plantarum 65:352-356. PDF

Shaver, G. R., N. Fetcher, and F. S. Chapin III. 1986. Growth and flowering in Eriophorum vaginatum: Annual and latitudinal variation. Ecology 67:1524-1535. PDF

Clark, D. A., R. Dirzo, and N. Fetcher. (eds.). 1987. Ecología y Ecofisiología de Plantas en los Bosques Mesoamericanos. Revista de Biología Tropical 35, suplemento 1.

Fetcher, N., S. F. Oberbauer, G. Rojas, and B. R. Strain. 1987. Efectos del régimen de luz sobre la fotosíntesis y el crecimiento en plantulas de árboles de un bosque lluvioso tropical de Costa Rica. Pages 97-110 in D. A. Clark, R. Dirzo, and N. Fetcher. (eds.). 1987. Ecología y Ecofisiología de Plantas en los Bosques Mesoamericanos. Revista de Biología Tropical 35, suplemento 1. PDF

Wunderle, J. M., Jr., M. S. Castro, and N. Fetcher. 1987. Risk-averse foraging by bananaquits on negative energy budgets. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 21:249-255. PDF

Chapin, F. S., III, N. Fetcher, K. Kielland, K. R. Everett, and A. E. Linkins. 1988. Enhancement of productivity and nutrient cycling by flowing ground water in Alaskan tussock tundra. Ecology 69:693-702. PDF

Fetcher, N., C. H. Jaeger, B. R. Strain, and N. Sionit. 1988. Long-term exposure to elevated atmospheric CO2 partial pressures and the carbon exchange rates of saplings of Pinus taeda L. and Liquidamber styraciflua L. Tree Physiology 4:255-262. PDF

Barton, A. M., N. Fetcher, and S. Redhead. 1989. The relationship between treefall gap size and light flux in a neotropical rain forest in Costa Rica. Journal of Tropical Ecology 5:437-439. PDF

Fetcher, N., and G. R. Shaver. 1990. Environmental sensitivity of ecotypes as a potential influence on primary productivity. American Naturalist 136:126-131. PDF

McGraw, J. B., and N. Fetcher. 1991. Response of tundra plant populations to climatic change. Pages 359-376 in F. S. Chapin III, R. L. Jefferies, J. F. Reynolds, G. R. Shaver, J. Svoboda, and E. W. Chu. (eds.). Arctic ecosystems in a changing climate: An ecophysiological perspective. Academic Press, San Diego

Fernández, D. S., and N. Fetcher. 1991. Changes in light availability in a subtropical montane forest in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Hugo. Biotropica 23:393-399. PDF

Walker, L. R., J. Voltzow, J. D. Ackerman, D. S. Fernández, and N. Fetcher. 1992. Immediate impact of Hurricane Hugo on a Puerto Rican rain forest. Ecology 73:691-694. PDF

Fetcher, N., S. F. Oberbauer, and R. L. Chazdon. 1994. Physiological ecology of plants. Pages 128-141 in L. A. McDade, K. S. Bawa, H. A. Hespenhide, and G. S. Hartshorn (eds.). La Selva: Ecology and natural history of a neotropical rainforest. University of Chicago Press. PDF

Zimmerman, J, K., W. M. Pulliam, D. J. Lodge, V. Quiñones-Orfila, N. Fetcher, S. Guzmán-Grajeles, J. A. Parrotta, C. E. Asbury, L. R. Walker, and R. B. Waide. 1994. Nitrogen immobilization by decomposing woody debris and the recovery of tropical wet forest from hurricane damage. Oikos 72:314:322.

Castro, Y. , N. Fetcher, and D. S. Fernandez. 1995. Chronic photoinhibition in seedlings of tropical trees. Physiologia Plantarum 94:560-565. PDF

Chazdon, R. L., R. W. Pearcy, D. W. Lee, and N. Fetcher. 1996. Photosynthetic responses of tropical forest plants to contrasting light environments. Pages 5-55 in S. S. Mulkey, R. L. Chazdon, and A. P. Smith (eds.). Tropical forest plant ecophysiology. Chapman and Hall.

Fetcher, N., B. L. Haines, R. A. Cordero, D. J. Lodge, L. R. Walker, D. S. Fernández , and W. T. Lawrence. 1996. Responses of tropical plants to mineral nutrients and light on a landslide in Puerto Rico. Journal of Ecology 84:331-341. PDF

Cedeño, J., J. Voltzow, and N. Fetcher. 1996. Morphological differences between the pedal musculature of patellogastropod and fissurellid limpets. The Veliger 39: 164-172.

Walker, L. R., D. J. Zarin, N. Fetcher, R. W. Myster, and A. H. Johnson. 1996. Ecosystem development and plant succession on landslides in the Caribbean. Biotropica 28:566-576

de Castro, F, and N. Fetcher. 1998. Three-dimensional model of the interception of light by a canopy. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 90:215-233. PDF

de Castro, F. and Fetcher, N. 1999. The effect of leaf clustering in the interception of light in vegetal canopies: theoretical considerations. Ecological Modelling 116: 125-134.

González, G., X. Zou, A. Sabat, and N. Fetcher. 1999. Earthworm abundance and distribution pattern in contrasting plant communities within a tropical wet forest in Puerto Rico. Caribbean Journal of Science. 35:93-100.

Vavrek, M.C., N. Fetcher, J. B. McGraw, G. R. Shaver, F. S. Chapin III, and B. Bovard. 1999. Recovery of productivity and species diversity in tussock tundra following disturbance. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 31:254-258. PDF

Fetcher, N., R. A. Cordero, and J. Voltzow. 2000. Lack of ecotypic differentiation: Plant response to elevation, population origin, and wind in the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico. Biotropica 32:225-234. PDF

Fetcher, N., S. Wen, A. Montaña, and F. de Castro. 2003. Photosynthetic response of hybrid mahogany grown under contrasting light regimes. Pages 117-128 in: A. Lugo, J. C. Figueroa Colón, and M. Alayón (eds.) Big-leaf mahogany: Genetics, ecology, and management. Ecological Studies Series 159. Springer Verlag, New York PDF

Wang, H., C. A. S. Hall, F. N. Scatena, N. Fetcher and W. Wu. 2003. Modeling the spatial and temporal variability in climate and primary productivity across the Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico. Forest Ecology and Management 179: 69-94.

Walker, L. R., D. J. Lodge, S. M. Guzmán-Grajales, and N. Fetcher. (2003). Species-specific seedling responses to hurricane disturbance in a Puerto Rican rain forest. Biotropica 35: 472-485.

Myster, R. W., and N. Fetcher. 2005. Ecotypic differentiation and plant growth in the Luquillo Mountains of Puerto Rico. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 17: 163-169. PDF

Gamboa Gaitán, M. A., S. Wen, N. Fetcher, and P. Bayman. 2005. Effects of fungicides on endophytic fungi and photosynthesis in seedlings of a tropical tree Guarea guidonia (Meliaceae). Acta Biológia Colombiana 10:41-48. PDF

Cordero, R.A., N. Fetcher, and J. Voltzow.2007. Effects of wind on the allometry of two species of plants in an elfin cloud forest. Biotropica 39:177-185. PDF

Wen, Shiyun, Ned Fetcher, and Jess K. Zimmerman. 2008. Acclimation of tropical tree species to hurricane disturbance: Ontogenetic differences. Tree Physiology 28: 935–946.

Bruns, Dale A., and Ned Fetcher. 2008. CITYgreen watershed analysis of Toby Creek: An American Heritage River Tributary. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. Issue 139: 29-37.

María Uriarte, Charles D. Canham, Jill Thompson, Jess K. Zimmerman, Lora Murphy, Alberto M. Sabat, Ned Fetcher, and Bruce L. Haines. 2009. Understanding natural disturbance and human land use as determinants of tree community dynamics in a subtropical wet forest: Results from a forest simulator. Ecological Monographs 79:423-443.

Fetcher, Ned. 2009.  Effects of climate and institution size on greenhouse gas emissions from colleges and universities in the United States.  Sustainability: The Journal of Record 2:362-367.