Peer-reviewed scientific publications:


Gao, B., Taylor, A.R., Searle, E.B., Kumar, P., Ma, Z., Hume, A.M., Chen, H.Y.H. 2017. Carbon Storage Declines in Old Boreal Forests Irrespective of Succession Pathway. Ecosystems [IN PRESS]

Nie, Z., MacLean, D.A., Taylor, A.R. 2017. Forest overstory composition and seedling height influence defoliation of understory regeneration by spruce budworm. Forest Ecology and Management 409: 353-360

Boulanger, Y., Taylor, A.R., Price, D.T., Cyr, D., Sainte‐Marie, G. 2017. Stand-level drivers most important in determining boreal forest response to climate change. Journal of Ecology [IN PRESS] DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12892

Taylor, A.R., MacLean, D.A., McPhee, D., Dracup, E., Keys, K. 2017. Salvaging has minimal impacts on vegetation regeneration 10 years after severe windthrow. Forest Ecology and Management 406: 19-27

Taylor, A.R., Boulanger, Y., Price, D.T., Cyr, D., McGarrigle, E., Rammer, W., Kershaw, J.A. 2017. Rapid 21st century climate change projected to shift composition and growth of Canada’s Acadian Forest Region. Forest Ecology and Management 405: 284-294

Hume, A.M., Chen, H.Y.H., Taylor, A.R. 2017. Intensive forest harvesting increases susceptibility of northern forest soils to carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus loss. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12942

Chen, H.Y.H., Brant, A.; Seedre, M., Brassard, B., Taylor, A.R. 2017. The contribution of litterfall to net primary production during secondary succession in the boreal forest. Ecosystems. 20: 830-844

Zhang, Y., Chen, H.Y.H., Taylor, A.R. 2017. Positive species diversity and above-ground biomass relationships are ubiquitous across forest strata despite interference from overstorey trees. Functional Ecology. 31: 419-426

Boulanger, Y., Taylor, A.R., Price, D.T., Cyr, D., McGarrigle, E., Rammer, W., Sainte-Marie, G., Beaudoin, A., Guindon, L., Mansuy, N. 2017. Climate change impacts on forest landscapes along the Canadian southern boreal forest transition zone. Landscape Ecology. 32: 1415-1431


Salmon, L., Kershaw, J.A., Taylor, A.R., Krasowski, M., Lavigne, M.B. 2016. Exploring factors influencing species natural regeneration response following harvesting in the Acadian Forests of New Brunswick. Open Journal of Forestry. 6: 199-215

Gao, B., Taylor, A.R., Chen, H.Y.H., Wang, J. 2016. Variation in total and volatile carbon concentration among the major tree species of the boreal forest. Forest Ecology and Management. 375: 191-199

Hume, A., Chen, H.Y.H., Taylor, A.R., Kayahara, G.J., Rongzhou, M. 2016. Soil C:N:P dynamics during secondary succession following fire in the boreal forest of central Canada. Forest Ecology and Management. 369: 1-9

Aubin, I., Munson, A.D., Cardou, F., Burton, P.J., Isabel, N., Pedlar, J.H., Paquette, A., Taylor, A.R., Delagrange, S., Kebli, H., Messier, C., Shipley, B., Valladares, F., Kattge, J., Boisvert-Marsh, L., McKenney, D. 2016. Traits to stay, traits to move: a review of functional traits to assess sensitivity and adaptive capacity of temperate and boreal trees to climate change. Environmental Reviews. 24: 164-186

Zhang, Y., Chen, H.Y.H., Taylor, A.R. 2016. Aboveground biomass of understorey vegetation has a negligible or negative association with overstorey tree species diversity in natural forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 25: 141-150


Pureswaran, D.S., De Grandpre, L., Pare, D., Taylor, A.R., Barrette, M., Morin, H., Regniere, J., Kneeshaw, D.D. 2015. Climate-induced changes in host tree-insect phenology may drive ecological state-shift in boreal forest. Ecology 96: 1480-1491


Zhang, Y., Chen, H.Y.H., Taylor, A.R.. 2014. Multiple drivers of plant diversity in forest ecosystems. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 23: 885-893

Seedre, M., Taylor, A.R., Brassard, B., Chen, H.Y.H., Jõgiste, K. 2014. Recovery of ecosystem carbon stocks in young boreal forests: a comparison of harvesting and wildfire disturbance. Ecosystems. 17: 851-863

Taylor, A.R., Seedre, M., Brassard, B., Chen, H.Y.H. 2014. Decline in net ecosystem productivity following canopy transition to late-succession forests. Ecosystems. 17: 778-791


Taylor, A.R., Hart, T., and Chen, H.Y.H. 2013. Tree community structural development in young boreal forests: a comparison of fire and harvesting disturbance. Forest Ecology and Management. 310: 19-26

Taylor, A.R., McPhee, D. and Loo, J.A. 2013. Incidence of beech bark disease resistance in the eastern Acadian forest of North America. The Forestry Chronicle. 89: 690-695

Seedre, M., Taylor, A.R., Chen, H.Y.H., Jõgiste, K. 2013. Dead wood density of five boreal tree species in relation to field assigned decay class. Forest Science. 59: 253-260


Chen, H.Y.H., Taylor, A.R. 2012. A test of ecological succession hypotheses using 55-year time-series data for 361 boreal forest stands. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 21: 441-454


Taylor, A.R., and Chen, H.Y.H. 2011. Multiple successional pathways of boreal forest stands in central Canada. Ecography. 34: 208-219


Taylor, A.R., Chen, H.Y.H., Van Damme, L. 2009. A review of forest succession models and their application to strategic forest management planning. Forest Science55: 23-36


Taylor, A.R., Wang, J.R., Kurz, W.A. 2008. Effects of harvesting intensity on carbon stocks in eastern Canadian red spruce (Picea rubens) forests: An exploratory analysis using the CBM-CFS 3 simulation model. Forest Ecology and Management255: 3632-3641


Taylor, A.R., Wang, J.R., Chen, H.Y.H. 2007. Carbon storage in a chronosequence of red spruce (Picea rubens) forests in central Nova Scotia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 37: 2260-2269

Select other publications:

Gauthier, S.; Lorente, M.; Kremsater, L.; De Grandpre, L.; Burton, PJ.; Aubin, I.; Hogg, EH.; Nadeau, S.; Nelson, EA.; Taylor, AR.; Ste-Marie, C. 2014. Tracking climate change effects: potential indicators for Canada’s forest and forest sector. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Ottawa, ON. 86p

Taylor, A.R. 2013. Putting healthy beech on the map. Atlantic Forestry Review, September Issue

Taylor, A.R. 2011. Permanent clearcuts: development culprit. Chronicle Herald, Thursday January 20th, 2011

Taylor, A.R. 2010. Stumped on biomass – Opinion article. Atlantic Forestry Review, March Issue

Hart, T., Chen, H.Y.H., Taylor, A.R., LeBlanc, P., Watson, S. 2010. Management Implications of Disturbance and Aging on Forest Stand Composition. SFMN – Sustainable Forest Management Network, Edmonton, Alberta. 44+pp

Taylor, A.R. 2009. Keeping carbon in the woods: Partial harvest methods may do more to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions. Atlantic Forestry Review, January Issue

Taylor, A.R. 2009. Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) – Chain of custody and Controlled wood framework for Taylor Lumber Company Limited. – Technical report prepared for Taylor Lumber Company Limited and Smartwood. November 2009, 25+pp

Taylor, A.R. 2005. Environmental Impact Study: Black Bay Peninsula Wetlands Crossing. KBM Forestry Consultants Inc. – Technical Report prepared for Greenmantle Forest Inc. November 2005, 15+pp

Van Damme, L., Hautata, K., Taylor, A.R. 2005. Derivation and testing the Habitat Element Curves. KBM Forestry Consultants Inc. – Technical Report prepared for Louisiana-Pacific Corp. Canada. June 2005, 29pp