Writing & Publications

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Science Writing

Burns, E., Cowan, P., & Campbell, R. (2018). State of Redwoods Conservation Report – A Tale of Two Forests.

Burns, E., Forrestel, A., & Klein, J. Chapter 3. Coast Redwoods (Sequoia sempervirens) Forests, in: Edson, E., Farrell, S., Fish, A., Gardali, T., Klein, J., Kuhn, W., Merkle, W., O’Herron, M., & Williams, A., eds. (2016). Measuring the Health of a Mountain: A Report on Mount Tamalpais’ Natural Resources, 37-55.

Burns, E. (2016). Life at Earth’s Tallest Forest. Garden Club of America Bulletin.

Burns, E. (2016) Seeing the Forest for the Ferns. Wild Hope, 8-9.

Burns, E. (2015) The World Above Us. Wild Hope, 8-11.

Limm, E.* (2011) Celebrating Arbor Day with Save the Redwoods League and Google Earth. Official Google Blog.

Scientific Publications

Scott, A. D., A. V. Zimin, D. Puiu, R. Workman, M. Britton, S. Zaman, M. Caballero, A. C. Read, A. J. Bogdanove, E. Burns, J. Wegrzyn, W. Timp, S. Salzberg, D. B. Neale. (2020) The giant sequoia genome and proliferation of disease resistance genes. bioRxiv, preprint. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.03.17.995944

Burns, E. (2017). Understanding Sequoia sempervirens, in: Coast redwood science symposium – 2016: Past successes and future direction. Proceedings of a workshop. USDA General Technical Report PSW-GTR-258, 9-13.

Burns,, Pittermann, J., & Rico, C. (2016). Evergreen and deciduous ferns of the coast redwood forest. Madroño, 63(4), 329-339.

Simonin,, Burns, E., Choat, B., Dawson, T., & Franks, P. (2014). Leaf hydraulic conductance increases with transpiration rate to minimize the water potential drawdown from stem to leaf. Journal of Experimental Botany, 66(5), 1305-15.

Simonin,, Limm, E. B.*, & Dawson, T. (2012). Hydraulic conductance of leaves correlates with leaf lifespan: implications for lifetime carbon gain. New Phytologist, 193, 939-947.

Pittermann,, Limm, E. B.*, Rico, C., & Christman, M. (2011). Structure-function constraints of tracheid-based xylem: a comparison of conifers and ferns. New Phytologist,192, 449-461.

Limm, E. B.*, Simonin, K., & Dawson, T. (2011). Foliar uptake of fog in the coast redwood ecosystem: a novel drought-alleviation strategy shared by most redwood forest plants, in: Proceedings of the Coast Redwood Forests in a Changing California: A Symposium for Scientists and Managers Part 1. USDA General Technical Report PSW-GTR-238: 273-275.

Limm, E. B.*, & Dawson, T. (2010). Polystichum munitum (Dryopteridaceae) varies geographically in its capacity to absorb fog water by foliar uptake within the redwood forest ecosystem. American Journal of Botany, 97, 1121-1128.

Limm, E. B.*, Simonin, K., Bothman, A., & Dawson, T. (2009). Foliar water uptake: a common water acquisition strategy for plants of the redwood forest. Oecologia, 161, 449-459.

*Publication under former name, Emily Burns Limm

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