Darwyn Coxson, University of Northern British Columbia

Selected Book Publications

Stevenson, S.K., H. Armleder, A. Arsenault, D. Coxson, C. DeLong, and M. Jull. 2011. Ecology, Conservation, and Management of British Columbia’s Inland Rainforest.  UBC Press. 454 pages. 

Coxson, D.S., and D.R. Radies 2008. Old-Forest Conservation Strategies in Wet-Trench Forests of the Upper Fraser River Watershed. Chapter 20 In: Ecosystem Management in the Boreal Forest. (Editors Sylvie Gauthier, Marie-Andrée Vaillancourt, Alain Leduc, Louis De Grandpré, Daniel Kneeshaw, Hubert Morin, Pierre Drapeau, Yves Bergeron). Presses de l'Université du Québec, pp. 501–518. 

Coxson, D.S., and N.M. Nadkarni. 1995. Ecological Roles of Epiphytes in Nutrient Cycles of Forest Ecosystems. Chapter 20. In Forest Canopies. Academic Press. pp 495–543. 


Selected Journal Publications

Déry, S.J., H.K. Knudsvig, M.A. Hernández-Henríquez, and D. Coxson. 2014. Net Snowpack Accumulation and Ablation Characteristics in the Inland Temperate Rainforest of the Upper Fraser River Basin, Canada. Hydrology 2014. 1:1–19. 

Boudreault, C., D.S. Coxson, Y. Bergeron, S. Stevenson, and M. Bouchard. 2013.  Do forests treated by partial cutting provide growth conditions similar to old-growth forests for epiphytic lichens? Biological Conservation 159: 458–467. 

Campbell, J., P.E. Bengtson, A.L. Fredeen, D.  Coxson, and C.E. Prescott. 2013. Does exogenous carbon extend the realized niche of canopy lichens? Evidence from sub-boreal forests in British Columbia. Ecology 94:1186–1195. 

Caputa, K., D. Coxson, and P. Sanborn. 2013. Seasonal patterns of nitrogen fixation in biological soil crusts from British Columbia's Chilcotin grasslands. Botany: 91:631–641.  

Coxson, D.S.,  C. Björk, and M.D. Bourassa. 2013. The influence of regional gradients in climate and air pollution on epiphytes in riparian forest galleries of the upper Fraser River watershed. Botany: 92: 23–45.

MacDonald, A.M., D.S. Coxson, and C. Björk. 2013. A framework for climate biomonitoring with lichens in British Columbia’s inland temperate rainforest. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 114:1–13. 

MacDonald, A., and D. Coxson. 2013.  A comparison of Lobaria pulmonaria population structure between subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) and mountain alder (Alnus incana) host-tree species in British Columbia's inland temperate rainforest. Botany: 91:535-544. 

Stewart, K.J., M.E. Brummell, D.S. Coxson, and S.D. Siciliano. 2013. How is nitrogen fixation in the high arctic linked to greenhouse gas emissions?  Plant Soil 362:215–229. 

Coxson, D.S., T. Goward, and D. Connell. 2012. Analysis of ancient western redcedar stands in the upper Fraser River watershed and scenarios for protection. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 12:1–20. 

Gauslaa, Y., D.S. Coxson, and K.A. Solhaug. 2012. The paradox of higher light tolerance during dessication in rare old forest cyanolichens than in more widespread co-occurring chloro- and cephalolichens.  New Phytologist.  195:812–822.    

Gauslaa, Y., and D. Coxson 2011. Interspecific and intraspecific variations in water storage in epiphytic old forest foliose lichens. Botany 89:787–798. 

Stewart, K.J., E.G. Lamb, and S.D. Siciliano. 2011. Bryophyte-cyanobacterial associations as a key factor in N2-fixation across the Canadian Arctic. 

Stewart, K.J., D.S. Coxson,and P. Grogan. 2011. Nitrogen inputs by associative cyanobacteria across a low arctic tundra landscape. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 43:267–278. 

Stewart, K.J., D.S. Coxson, and S.D. Siciliano. 2011.  Small-scale spatial patterns of N2 fixation and nutrient availability in an arctic hummock-hollow ecosystem. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43:133–140. 

Doering, M., and D. Coxson. 2010. Riparian alder ecosystems as epiphytic lichen refugia in sub-boreal spruce forests of British Columbia. Botany 88:144–157. 

Coxson, D.S. 2010. World Heritage Sites in the Upper Fraser River Watershed? Legislation not Guidance Needed to Help Forest Professionals Protect These Sites. BC Forest Professional Magazine. May–June. pp. 22–24. 

Boudreault, C., Y. Bergeron, and D.S. Coxson. 2009.  Factors controlling epiphytic lichens biomass during post-fire succession in black spruce boreal forests. Can. J. For. Res. 39:2168–2179.

Radies, D.N., D.S. Coxson, C.J. Johnson, and K. Konwicki. 2009. Predicting canopy macrolichen diversity and abundance within old-growth inland temperate rainforests. Forest Ecology and Management 259:86–97.   

Stevenson, S.K. and D.S. Coxson. 2009. Effects of partial cutting on forage lichens for caribou in a subalpine forest: The Pinkerton Mountain silvicultural system trial revisited 10 years after harvesting. NRES Research Extension Note 3. 11 pp. 

Stevenson, S.K. and D.S. Coxson 2008. Growth responses of Lobaria retigera to forest edge and canopy structure in the inland temperate rainforest, British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management: 256:618–223. 

Boudreault, C., D.S. Coxson, E. Vincent, Y. Bergeron, and J. Marsh. 2008. Variation in epiphytic lichen and bryophyte composition and diversity along a gradient of productivity in Populus tremuloides stands of northeastern British Columbia, Canada. EcoScience 15:101–112.[101:VIELAB]2.0.CO;2 

Coxson, D.S. and S.K. Stevenson. 2007. Influence of high-contrast and low-contrast forest edges on growth of Lobaria pulmonaria in the inland rainforest, British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management 259:86–97.  

Coxson, D.S. and S.K. Stevenson. 2007. Arboreal forage lichens in partial cuts – a synthesis of research results from British Columbia, Canada. Rangifer 17:155-165. 

Coxson, D.S. and S.K. Stevenson. 2007. Growth rate responses of Lobaria pulmonaria to canopy structure in even-aged and old-growth cedar-hemlock forests. Forest Ecology and Management 242:5–16. 

Marsh, J., S.Nouvet, P. Sanborn,  and D.S. Coxson. 2006. Composition and function of biological soil crust communities along topographic gradients in grasslands of central interior British Columbia (Chilcotin) and southwestern Yukon (Kluane). Can. J. Bot. 84:717–736.  

Coxson, D.S. and S.K. Stevenson. 2005. Retention of canopy lichens after partial-cut harvesting in wet-belt interior cedar-hemlock forests, British Columbia, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 204:97–112. 

Radies, D.S. and D.S. Coxson. 2004. Macrolichen colonization on 140 year old Tsuga heterophylla in wet temperate rainforests of northern-interior British Columbia: A comparison of lichen response to even-aged versus old-growth stand structures. The Lichenologist. 36:235–247.