Writing & Publications


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

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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