Brian Harvey

Brian Harvey

Assistant Professor
Forest ecology; Landscape ecology; Disturbance (fire) ecology; Global change; Vegetation succession; Resource management; Remote sensing; GIS; Spatial analysis

Phone: 650-521-1988 
Email: bjharvey@uw.edu

Graduate Interest Group(s): FOREST ECOLOGY

B.A., Geography and Environmental Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2003
M.A., Geography (concentration in Resource Management), San Francisco State University, 2010
Ph.D., Ecology (Dept. of Zoology), University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2015

Current Sponsored Research:
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: The 2016 Yellowstone Fires: early indicators of ecosystem transitions in a more fiery future?
Managing for resistance and resilience during a period of accelerating tree mortality in Rocky Mountain subalpine forests
Recent Publications:
Donato, D.C., Harvey, B.J., and Turner, M.G. 2016. Regeneration of lower-montane forests a quarter-century after the 1988 Yellowstone Fires: a fire-catalyzed shift in lower treelines? Ecosphere (in press).
Harvey, B.J., Donato, D.C., Turner, M.G. 2016. Drivers and trends in landscape patterns of stand-replacing fire in forests of the US Northern Rocky Mountains (1984-2010). Landscape Ecology doi:10.1007/s10980-016-0408-4 (in press).
Harvey, B.J., Donato, D.C., Turner. M.G. 2016. Burn me twice, shame on who? Interactions between successive forest fires across a temperate mountain region. Ecology doi:10.1002/ecy.1439 (in press).
Johnstone, J.F., Turner, M.G., Allen, C.D., Franklin, J.F., Frelich, L.E., Harvey, B.J., Higuera, P.E., Mack., M.C., Meentemeyer, R., Metz, M.R., Perry, G.L., Schoenneagel, T. 2016. Changing disturbance regimes, ecological memory, and forest resilience. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (in press).
Andrus, R.A., Veblen, T.T., Harvey, B.J., Hart. S.J. 2016. Fire severity unaffected by spruce beetle outbreak in spruce-fir forests of southwestern Colorado. Ecological Applications 26(3): 700-711.
Harvey, B.J., Donato, D.C., Turner, M.G. 2016. High and dry: Postfire drought and large stand-replacing burn patches reduce postfire tree regeneration in subalpine forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25: 655-669.
Harvey, B.J., Donato, D.C., Romme, W.H., Turner, M.G. 2014. Fire severity and tree regeneration following bark beetle outbreaks: the role of outbreak stage and burning conditions. Ecological Applications 24(7): 1608-1625.
Harvey, B.J., Donato, D.C., Turner, M.G. 2014. Recent mountain pine beetle outbreaks, wildfire severity, and postfire tree regeneration in the US Northern Rockies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111(42): 15120-15125.
Harvey, B.J., Holzman, B.A. 2014. Divergent successional pathways of stand development following fire in a California closed-cone pine forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 25(1): 88-99.
Donato, D.C., Harvey, B.J., Romme, W.H., Simard, M., Turner, M.G. 2013. Bark beetle effects on fuel profiles across a range of stand structures in Douglas-fir forests of Greater Yellowstone, USA. Ecological Applications 23(1): 3-20.
Donato, D.C., Simard, M., Romme, W.H., Harvey, B.J., Turner, M.G. 2013. Evaluating post-outbreak management effects on future fuel profiles and stand structure in bark beetle-impacted forests of Greater Yellowstone. Forest Ecology and Management 303: 160-174.
Harvey, B.J., Donato, D.C., Romme, W.H., Turner, M.G. 2013. Influence of recent bark beetle outbreak on fire severity and post-fire tree regeneration in montane Douglas-fir forests. Ecology 94(11): 2475-2486.