Publications

 

Books

Seedling Ecology and Evolution.  2008.  M. A. Leck, V. T. Parker, and R. L. Simpson (eds.).  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge & New York.

Ecological Scale: Theory and Applications.  1998.   D. Peterson and V. T. Parker (eds.)  Complexity in Ecological Systems series.  Columbia University Press, NY.

Ecology of Soil Seed Banks.  1989.  M. A. Leck, V. T. Parker and R. L. Simpson (eds).  Academic Press, NY. 

Publications

Vasey, M.C., V.T. Parker, K.D. Holl, M.E. Loik and S.Hiatt.  In press.  Maritime climate influence on chaparral composition and diversity in the coast range of central California. Ecology and Evolution.

Parker, V.T.  In press.  Soil seed banks.  Encyclopedia Brittanica.

Parker, V.T.  In press.  A newly described serpentine-endemic Ceanothus (Rhamnaceae) in coastal Marin County, California.  Madroño.

Warzecha, B. and V.T. Parker.  In press. Differential post-dispersal seed predation drives chaparral seed bank dynamics.  Plant Ecology.

Parker, V.T., J. B. Pratt, J. E. Keeley.  In press.  Chaparral.  In: H. A. Mooney and E. Zavaleta (eds.) Ecosystems of California – A Source Book.  University of California Press, Berkeley.

Lamperti, A., A. French, E. Dierenfeld, M. Fogiel, K. Whitney, D. Stauffer, K. Holbrook, D. Hardesty, C. Clark, J. Poulsen, B. Wang, T.B. Smith, V.T. Parker.  2014.  Diet selection is related to breeding status in two frugivorous hornbills of Central Africa.  Journal of Tropical Ecology 30: 273-290

Schile LM, Callaway JC, Morris JT, Stralberg D, Parker VT, et al. (2014) Modeling Tidal Marsh Distribution with Sea-Level Rise: Evaluating the Role of Vegetation, Sediment, and Upland Habitat in Marsh Resiliency. PLoS ONE 9(2): e88760. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0088760

Vasey, M.C., M. E. Loik, and V. T. Parker.  2012.  Influence of summer marine fog and low cloud stratus on water relations of evergreen woody shrubs (Arctostaphylos: Ericaceae) in the chaparral of central California. Oecologia 170:325–337.

Vasey, M.C., V.T. Parker, L.M. Schile, J.C. Callaway & E.R. Herbert. 2012. Vegetation of the tidal wetlands in SF Bay-Delta. San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science 10(2). http://escholarship.org/uc/item/44z5v7xf

Parker, V.T., J.C. Callaway, L.M. Schile, M.C. Vasey & E. Herbert. 2012. Tidal marshes in the context of climate change.  In:  Tidal Salt Marshes of the San Francisco Bay Estuary: ecology, restoration, preservation, pp. 87-94.  A. Palaima (ed.) University of California Press, Berkeley.

Parker, V.T., J.C. Callaway, L.M. Schile, M.C. Vasey & E. Herbert. 2012.  Tidal vegetation: spatial and temporal dynamics.  In:  Tidal Salt Marshes of the San Francisco Bay Estuary: ecology, restoration, preservation, pp. 97-111. A. Palaima (ed.) University of California Press, Berkeley.

Callaway, J. C. & V.T. Parker. 2012. Current issues in tidal marsh restoration. In:  Tidal Salt Marshes of the San Francisco Bay Estuary: ecology, restoration, preservation, pp. 253-262. A. Palaima (ed.) University of California Press, Berkeley.

Parker, V.T., M.C. Vasey, and J.E. Keeley.  2012.  Arctostaphylos.  In B. G. Baldwin et al. (eds.), The Jepson Manual: Vascular Plants of California, Second Edition, pp. 686-699. Univ. of California Press, Berkeley.

Callaway, J.C., R. Thom, V.T. Parker, J. Rybczyk, H. Diefenderfer, A. Borde.  2012.  Pacific coast tidal wetlands. In: D. Batzer and A. Baldwin (eds.) Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns, pp. 103-116. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA.

Diggory, Z.E. and V.T. Parker.  2011.  Seed supply and revegetation dynamics at restored tidal marshes, Napa River, CA.  Restoration Ecology 19, No. 101: 121–130. 

Tuxen, K, D. Stralberg, S. Siegel, L. Schile, V.T. Parker, M. Vasey, J. C. Callaway, and M. Kelly.  2011.  Tidal marsh vegetation mapping using high-resolution aerial photography and a hybrid pixel-based classification approach.  Wetlands Ecology and Management 19: 141-157.

Parker, V.T., L.M. Schile, M.C. Vasey and J.C. Callaway.  2011. Efficiency in assessment and monitoring methods: scaling down gradient-directed transects. Ecosphere 2: art99. [doi:10.1890/ES11-00151.1]

Stralberg, D., M. Brennan, J.C. Callaway, J.K. Wood, L. M. Schile, D. Jonsomjit, M. Kelly, V.T. Parker and S. Crooks.  2011.  Evaluating tidal marsh sustainability in the face of sea-level rise: a hybrid modeling approach applied to San Francisco Bay. PLoS One 6(11): e27388. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0027388

Schile LM, Callaway JC, Parker VT, Vasey MC.  2011.  Salinity and inundation influence productivity of the halophytic plant Sarcocornia pacifica.  Wetlands 31(6): 1165-1174.

Parker, V. T., J. C. Callaway, L. M. Schile, M. C. Vasey & E. Herbert.  2011.  Climate change and San Francisco Bay-Delta tidal wetlands.  San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science 9(3): http://escholarship.org/uc/item/8j20685w

Callaway, J. C., V.T. Parker, L. M. Schile, M. C. Vasey & E. Herbert.  2011.  Restoration in the San Francisco Bay-Delta.  San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science 9(3): http://escholarship.org/uc/item/5dd3n9x3

Hillman, J.M. and V.T. Parker.  2011.  Constraints on population recruitment for a rare serpentine seep thistle. In: Willoughby, J.W., B.K. Orr, K.A. Schierenbeck, and N.J. Jensen (eds.) Strategies and Solutions, pp. 87-95.  CNPS, Sacramento, CA

Parker, V.T.  2011.  Diversity and management of rare Arctostaphylos and Ceanothus species in chaparral. In: Willoughby, J.W., B.K. Orr, K.A. Schierenbeck, and N.J. Jensen (eds.) Strategies and Solutions, pp. 233-238.  CNPS, Sacramento, CA

Parker, V.T., E.R. Herbert, J.C. Callaway, L.M. Schile, and M.C. Vasey.  2011.  Climate change impacts on San Francisco Bay-Delta tidal wetlands. In: Willoughby, J.W., B.K. Orr, K.A. Schierenbeck, and N.J. Jensen (eds.) Strategies and Solutions, pp. 239-244.  CNPS, Sacramento, CA

Fetscher, A.E.; M.A. Sutula, J.C. Callaway, V.T. Parker, M.C. Vasey, J.N. Collins, and W.G. Nelson.  2010.  Patterns in Estuarine Vegetation Communities in Two Regions of California: Insights from a Probabilistic Survey.  Wetlands 30:833–846

Gluesenkamp, D., M. Chassé, M. Frey, V.T. Parker, M.C. Vasey, and B. Young.  2009/2010.  Back from the brink: A second chance at discovery and conservation of the Franciscan Manzanita.  Fremontia 37(4)/38(1): 3-17.

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