Refereed Journal Articles

Bywater-Reyes, S., Bladon, K.D., and Segura, C. In review. Relative influence of landscape variables, discharge, and forest management on sediment yields in temperate mountain catchments. Water Resources Research.

Hallema, D.W., Robinne, F.-N., and Bladon, K.D. In review. Reframing the challenge of global wildfire threats to clean water. Nature Clean Water.

McDonnell, J.J., Evaristo, J., Bladon, K.D., Buttle, J.M., Creed, I.F., Dymond, S.F., Grant, G.E., Iroume, A., Jones, J.A., Maness, T.C., McGuire, K.J., Scott, D.F., Segura, C., Sidle, R.C., and Tague, A.N. In review. Forest water sustainability. Nature Sustainability.

Bladon, K.D. 2018. Rethinking wildfire and forest watershed management. Science. Accepted.

Hallema, D.W., Sun, G., Caldwell, P.V., Norman, S.P., Cohen, E.C., Liu, Y., Bladon, K.D., and McNulty, S.G. 2018. Burned forests impact water supplies. Nature Communications. Accepted

Bladon, K.D., Segura, C., Cook, N.A., Bywater-Reyes, S., and Reiter, M. 2018. A multi-catchment analysis of headwater and downstream temperature effects from contemporary forest harvesting. Hydrological Processes. 32(2): 293-304. View

Hatten, J.A., Segura, C., Bladon, K.D., Hale, V.C., Ice, G.G., and Stednick, J.D. 2018. Effects of contemporary forest harvesting on suspended sediment in the Oregon Coast Range: Alsea Watershed Study Revisited. Forest Ecology and Management. 408: 238-248. View

Robinne, F.-N., Bladon, K.D., Miller, C., Parisien, M.-A., Mathieu, J., and Flannigan, M.D. 2018. A spatial evaluation of global wildfire-water risks to human and natural systems. Science of the Total Environment. 610-611: 1193-1206. View

Bywater-Reyes, S., Segura, C., and Bladon, K.D. 2017. Geology and geomorphology control suspended sediment yield and modulate increases following timber harvest in temperate headwater streams. Journal of Hydrology. 548: 754-769. View

Hallema, D.W., Sun, G., Bladon, K.D., Norman, S.P., Caldwell, P.V., Liu, Y., and McNulty, S.G. 2017. Regional patterns of post-wildfire streamflow in the western United States: The importance of scale-specific connectivity. Hydrological Processes. 31: 2582-2598. View

Bladon, K.D., Cook, N.A., Light, J.T., and Segura, C. 2016. A catchment-scale assessment of stream temperature response to contemporary forest harvesting in the Oregon Coast Range. Forest Ecology and Management. 379(1): 153-164. View

Emelko, M.B., Stone, M., Silins, U., Allin, D., Collins, A.L., Williams, C.H.S., Martens, A.M., and Bladon, K.D. 2016. Sediment-phosphorus dynamics can shift aquatic ecology and cause downstream legacy effects after wildfire in large river systems. Global Change Biology. 22(3): 1168-1184. View

Robinne, F.-N., Miller, C., Parisien, M.-A., Emelko, M.B., Bladon, K.D., Silins, U., and Flannigan, M. 2016. A global index for mapping the exposure of water resources to wildfire. Forests. 7(1): 22. View

Silins, U., Anderson, A., Bladon, K.D., Emelko, M.B., Stone, M., Spencer, S.A., Williams, C.H.S., Wagner, M.J., Martens, A.M., and Hawthorn, K. 2016. Southern Rockies Watershed Project. The Forestry Chronicle. 92(1): 39-42. View

Spencer, S.A., Anderson, A., and Bladon, K.D. 2016. Long-term forest watershed research in Alberta. The Forestry Chronicle. 92(1): 3-5. View

Faramarzi, M., Srinivasan, R., Iravani, M., Bladon, K.D., Abbaspour, K.C., Zehnder, A.J.B., and Goss, G. 2015. Setting up a hydrological model: Data discrimination analyses prior to calibration. Environmental Modelling and Software. 74: 48-65. View

Bladon, K.D., Emelko, M.B., Silins, U., and Stone, M. 2014. Wildfire and the future of water supply. Environmental Science & Technology. 48: 8936-8943. View

Silins, U., Bladon, K.D., Kelly, E.N., Esch, E., Spence, J.R., Stone, M., Emelko, M.B., Boon, S., Wagner, M.J., Williams, C.H.S., and Tichkowsky, I. 2014. Five-year legacy of wildfire and salvage logging impacts on nutrient runoff and aquatic plant, macroinvertebrate, and fish productivity. Ecohydrology. 7(6): 1508-1523. View

Wagner, M.J., Bladon, K.D., Silins, U., Williams, C.H.S., Martens, A.M., Boon, S., MacDonald, R.J., Stone, M., Emelko, M.B., and Anderson, A. 2014. Catchment-scale stream temperature response to land disturbance by wildfire governed by surface-subsurface energy exchange and atmospheric controls. Journal of Hydrology. 517: 328-338. View

Bothwell, M.L., Kilroy, C., Taylor, B.W., James, D.A., Gillis, C-A., Bladon, K.D., and Silins, U. 2012. Iron not involved in Didymosphenia geminata bloom success in phosphorus-poor rivers. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 69(11): 1723-1727. View

Emelko, M.B., Silins, U., Bladon, K.D., and Stone, M. 2011. Implications of land disturbance on drinking water treatability in a changing climate: demonstrating the need for “source water supply and protection” strategies. Water Research. 45(2): 461-472. View

Silins, U., Stone, M., Emelko, M.B., and Bladon, K.D. 2009. Sediment production following severe wildfire and post-fire salvage logging in the Rocky Mountain headwaters of the Oldman River Basin, Alberta. Catena. 79(3): 189-197. View

Bladon, K.D., Silins, U., Wagner, M.J., Stone, M., Emelko, M.B., Devito, K.J., Mendoza, C.A., and Boon, S. 2008. Wildfire impacts on nitrogen export and production from headwater streams in southern Alberta's Rocky Mountains. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 38: 2359-2371. View

Bladon, K.D., Lieffers, V.J., Silins, U., Landhäusser, S.M., and Blenis, P.V. 2008. Elevated mortality of residual trees following variable retention harvesting of mixedwood forest. The Forestry Chronicle. 84: 70-75. View

Silins, U., Stone, M., Emelko, M., and Bladon, K. 2008. Impacts of wildfire and post-fire salvage logging on sediment transfer in headwater regions of the Oldman Watershed, Alberta. Sediment Dynamics in Changing Environments. IAHS Red Book Series. 325: 510-515. View

Bladon, K.D., Silins, U., Landhäusser, S.M., Messier, C., and Lieffers, V.J. 2007. Carbon isotope discrimination and water stress in trembling aspen following variable retention harvesting. Tree Physiology. 27: 1065-1071. View

Bladon, K.D., Silins, U., Landhäusser, S.M., and Lieffers, V.J. 2006. Differential transpiration by three boreal tree species in response to increased evaporative demand after variable retention harvesting. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 138: 104-119. View

Refereed Technical and Extension Publications

Wiensczyk, A., Gayton, D., Redding, T., Bladon, K., Leach, J., Swift, K., Ran, S., Krishnaswamy, A., Simmons, E., Joseph, L., Almuedo, P.L., and Cuzner, D. 2012. Climate-induced changes to natural disturbance regimes and management responses in British Columbia: Impacts on natural and human systems. FORREX Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources, Kamloops, B.C., FORREX Series 27. 28 pp.

Pike, R.G., Redding, T., Moore, R.D., Winkler, R.D., and Bladon, K.D. (editors). 2010. Compendium of forest hydrology and geomorphology in British Columbia. B.C. Ministry of Forests and Range, Forest Science Program, Victoria, B.C. and FORREX Forum for Research and Extension in Natural Resources, Kamloops, B.C. Land Management Handbook 66. 805 pp. View Vol. 1 View Vol. 2

Silins, U., Bladon, K.D., Anderson, A., Diiwu, J. Emelko, M.B., Stone, M., and Boon, S. 2009. Southern Rockies Watershed Project: How wildfire and salvage logging affect water quality and aquatic ecology. Streamline. 12(2):1–7. View

Boon, S., Davis, R., Bladon, K., and Wagner, M. 2009. Comparison of field techniques for measuring snow density at a point. Streamline. 12(2):8–12. View

Silins, U., Bladon, K.D., Stone, M., Emelko, M.B., and Boon, S. 2009. Southern Rockies Watershed Project: Impact of natural disturbance by wildfire on hydrology, water quality, and aquatic ecology. Phase I Final Report (2004-2008). Alberta Sustainable Resource Development. Edmonton, AB. 89 pp.

Bladon, K.D., and Redding, T. 2009. Wildfire and watershed hydrology: Key findings from a workshop. Streamline. 13(1):1-4. View

Redding, T., and Bladon, K.D. 2009. Mountain pine beetle and watershed management. Streamline. 13:29-31. View

Bladon, K.D. 2009. One Watershed – One Water Conference Summary. LINK. 4:1–2.

Bladon, K.D., and Silins, U. 2008. Linking silviculture to watershed management. Canadian Silviculture. August 2008:6–10. View

Emelko, M.B., Silins, U., Bladon, K.D., and Stone, M. 2008. Drinking water treatability implications of severe wildfire. In Proceedings of the AWWA Water Quality Technology Conference. Denver, CO.

Bladon, K.D., Rothwell, R., and Spillios, L. 2008. Chapter 12: Hydrologic concerns of cold climate harvesting. In Handbook of Control and Mitigation Measures for Silvicultural Operations. National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI). Montreal, QC.

Bladon, K.D., Rothwell, R., and Spillios, L. 2008. Chapter 9: Control and mitigation measures for fire: Hydrologic considerations. In Handbook of Control and Mitigation Measures for Silvicultural Operations. National Council for Air and Stream Improvement, Inc. (NCASI). Montreal, QC.

Bladon, K.D., and Lieffers, V.J. 2008. What happens to structure trees that are left in variable retention cutovers? Sustainable Forest Management Network. Research Note No. 28.

Bladon, K.D., Silins, U., Lieffers, V.J., and Landhäusser, S.M. 2008. Lessons learned from observations of mortality of residual trees following variable retention in west-central Alberta. In Overcoming Obstacles to Variable Retention in Forest Management: Science to Management Forum Proceedings, September 25–27, 2007. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management. 8(3): 73-76.

Bladon, K.D. 2006. Stress and mortality of four boreal tree species following variable retention harvesting. Ph.D. Thesis. University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB.

Bladon, K.D., Lieffers, V.J., Silins, U., Landhäusser, S. 2006. Residual trees are under water stress in variable retention stands. Centre for Enhanced Forest Management. Advances in Forestry Research. Research Note 08/06.

Bladon, K.D. 2004. Brown trees in green-tree retention. Environmental Research News in Alberta. 5(1): 7-8.