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Balch, J.K, B.A. Bradley, J.T. Abatzoglou, R.C. Nagy, E.J. Fusco and A.L Mahood, “Human-started fires expand the fire niche across the U.S.”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(11): 2946-2951, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1617394114, 2017 [press]

Cross, T., J.T. Finn and B.A. Bradley, “Frequency of invasive plant occurrence is not a suitable proxy for abundance in the Northeast US”, Ecosphere 8(5):e01800. 10.1002/ecs2.1800, 2017


Allen, J.M., and B.A. Bradley, “Out of the weeds? Reduced plant invasion risk with climate change”, Biological Conservation, 203:306-312, 2016

Abatzoglou, J., C. Kolden, J.K. Balch and B.A. Bradley, “Controls on interannual variability in lightning-caused fire activity in the western US", Environmental Research Letters, 11: 045005, 2016

Bocsi, T., J.M. Allen, J. Bellemare, M. Nishino, J. Kartesz and B.A. Bradley, “Plants’ native distributions do not reflect climatic tolerance”, Diversity & Distributions, 22: 615-624, 2016

Bradley, B.A., “Predicting abundance with presence-only models”, Landscape Ecology 31(1): 19-30, 2016

Bradley, B.A., C.A. Curtis, and J.C. Chambers, “Bromus response to climate and projected changes with climate change”, in: Brown, C., Chambers, J. and Germino, M. (eds.), Exotic brome grasses in rangeland ecosystems of the western US: Assessing current and future invasions, impacts and management alternatives. 2016

Curtis, C.A., and B.A. Bradley, “Plant distribution data show broader climatic limits than physiological tolerance estimates”, PLoS One, 11(11): p.e0166407, 2016

Early, R., B.A. Bradley, J.S. Dukes, J.J. Lawler, J.D. Olden, D.M. Blumenthal, C.M. D’Antonio,  P. Gonzalez, E.D. Grosholz, I. Ibañez, L.P. Miller, C.J.B. Sorte and A.J. Tatem, “Invasive species in the 21st Century: Global threats and national response capacities”, Nature Communications, 7:12485, 2016 [press]

Fusco, E.J., J.T. Abatzoglou, J.K. Balch, J. Finn and B.A. Bradley, “Quantifying the human influence on fire ignition across the western US”, Ecological Applications, 26(8): 2388-2399, 2016

Spasojevic, M.J., C.A. Bahlai, B.A. Bradley, B.J. Butterfield, M-N Tuanmu, S. Sistla, R. Wiederholt and K.N. Suding, “Scaling up the diversity-resilience relationship with remote sensing: large fires and productivity”, Global Change Biology 22:1421-1432,2016


Bradley, B.A., R. Early and C.J.B. Sorte, "Space to invade? Comparative range infilling and potential range of invasive and native plants", Global Ecology & Biogeography 24(3):348-359, 2015 [press]

Curtis, C.A. and B.A. Bradley "Climate Change May Alter Both Establishment and High Abundance of Red Brome (Bromus rubens) and African Mustard (Brassica tournefortii) in the Semiarid Southwest United States". Invasive Plant Science & Management 8(3): 341-352, 2015

He, K.; B.A. Bradley, A. Cord, D. Rocchini M-N. Tuanmu, S. Schmidtlein, W. Turner, M. Wegmann, N. Pettorelli, “Will remote sensing shape the next generation of species distribution models?”, Remote Sensing in Ecology & Conservation 1(1): 4-18, 2015


Bradley, B.A., “The biogeography of invasive plants – projecting range shifts with climate change”, in Invasive species and climate change, Dukes, J.S and Ziska, L. (eds), 2014

Bradley, B.A., “Remote detection of invasive plants: A review of spectral, textural and phenological approaches”, Biological Invasions 16(7):1411-1425, 2014

Bradley, BA and R.W. Harper, “Can Community Forests in the Northeast U.S. Keep Pace with the Changing Climate?”, Arborist News 23(3):44-47, 2014

Chambers, J.C., B.A. Bradley, C.M. D’Antonio, J.B. Grace, S.P. Hardegree, R.F. Miller, and D.A. Pyke, “Resilience to Disturbance and Resistance to Invasive Alien Grasses in Arid and Semi-arid Ecosystems: Lessons from the Cold Desert of Western North America”, Ecosystems, 17(2): 360-375, 2014

Estes, L.D., L.L. Paroz, B.A. Bradley, J.M.H. Green, D.G. Hole, S. Holness, G. Ziv, M.G. Oppenheimer and D.S. Wilcove, "Using changes in agricultural utility to quantify future climate-induced risk to conservation", Conservation Biology, 28(2): 427-437, 2014

Ibáñez, I., J.M. Diez, L.P. Miller, J.D. Olden, C.J.B. Sorte, D.M. Blumenthal, B.A. Bradley, C.M. D’Antonio, J.S. Dukes, R.I. Early, E.D. Grosholz, and J.J. Lawler, “Integrated assessment of biological invasions”, Ecological Applications 24(1): 25-37, 2014

Vieira, R., J. Finn and B.A. Bradley, “How much do distribution data influence models of invasion risk?  A comparison of independent datasets in western Massachusetts”, Landscape Ecology 29:1601-1612, 2014


Balch, J.K., B.A. Bradley, C.M. D’Antonio, and J. Gomez-Dans, “Introduced annual grass increases regional fire activity across the arid western USA (1980-2009)”, Global Change Biology, 19: 173-183, 2013 [press]

Bradley, B.A., "Distribution models of invasive plants over-estimate potential impact", Biological Invasions, 15(7): 1417-1429, 2013

Estes, L.D., B.A. Bradley, H. Beukes, W. Durand, D. Hole, M. Lau, M. Oppenheimer, R. Schulze, M.A. Tadross, W. Turner, and D.S. Wilcove, “Comparing mechanistic and empirical models for assessing environmental suitability of a well understood crop species: Implications for ecological forecasting”, Global Ecology & Biogeography 22: 1007-1018, 2013

Estes, L.D., H. Beukes, B.A. Bradley, S. Debats, M. Oppenheimer, A. Ruane, R. Schulze, M. Tadross, and D.S. Wilcove, “Projected climate impacts to South African maize and wheat production in 2055: A comparison of empirical and mechanistic modeling approaches”, Global Change Biology 19(12): 3762-3774, 2013

Lehan, N.E., J. Murphy, L. Thorburn and B.A. Bradley, “Accidental introductions are an important source of invasive plants in the continental U.S.”, American Journal of Botany, 10(7): 1287-1293, 2013


Balch, J.K., M.K. Carroll, and B.A. Bradley, “Invasive grass-fire cycle in the U.S. Great Basin”, Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology (TIEE) 8, 2012

Bernazzani, P., B.A. Bradley and J.J. Opperman, "Integrating climate change into habitat conservation plans under the U.S. Endangered Species Act", Environmental Management, 49(6): 1103-1114, 2012

Bradley, B.A., A.D. Olsson, O. Wang, B.G. Dickson, L. Pelech, S.E. Sesnie, and L. Zachmann “Detection vs. suitability: Dangers of biasing habitat suitability models for vegetation with remote sensing data”, Ecological Modelling, 244: 57-64, 2012

Bradley, B.A., D.M. Blumenthal, R. Early, E.D. Grosholz, J.J. Lawler, L.P. Miller, C.J.B. Sorte, C.M. D'Antonio, J.M. Diez, J.S. Dukes, I. Ibanez and J.D. Olden, "Global change, global trade, and the next wave of plant invasions", Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10(1): 20-28, 2012 [press]

Bradley, B.A., L.D. Estes, D.G. Hole, S. Holness, M. Oppenheimer, W.R. Turner, H. Beukes, R. Schulze, M.A. Tadross, and D.S. Wilcove, “Predicting how human adaptation to climate change will affect ecological conservation: secondary impacts of shifting agriculture”, Diversity & Distributions, 18(5): 425-437, 2012

Diez, J.M., C.M. D’Antonio, J.S. Dukes, E.D. Grosholz, J.D. Olden, C.J.B. Sorte, D.M. Blumenthal, B.A. Bradley, R. Early, I. Ibanez, S. Jones, J.J. Lawler, and L.P. Miller, “Will extreme climatic events facilitate biological invasions?”, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10(5): 249–257, 2012


Bradley, B.A. and D.C. Marvin, "Using expert knowledge to satisfy data needs: Mapping invasive plant distributions in the western U.S.", Western North American Naturalist, 71(3), 302-315, 2011

Bradley, B.A. and M.T. O’Sullivan, “Assessing the short-term impacts of changing grazing regime at the landscape scale with remote sensing”, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(20), 5797-5813, 2011

Orenstein, D.E., B.A. Bradley, J. Albert, J.F. Mustard, and S.P. Hamburg, “The Truth is in the Data? Comparative Methodologies for Monitoring Urban Development in Israel”, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 32(9), 2621-2644, 2011


Turner, W.R., B.A. Bradley, L.D. Estes, D.G. Hole, M. Oppenheimer, and D.S. Wilcove, “Climate change: helping nature survive the human response”, Conservation Letters, 3, 304-312, 2010

Bradley, B.A., D.M. Blumenthal, D.S. Wilcove, and L.H. Ziska, "Predicting plant invasions in an era of global change", Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 25(5), 310-318, 2010

Bradley, B.A., D.S. Wilcove, and M. Oppenheimer, "Climate change increases risk of plant invasion in the Eastern United States", Biological Invasions, 12(6), 1855-1872, 2010 [press]

Bradley, B.A., "Assessing ecosystem threats from global and regional change:  Hierarchical modeling of risk to sagebrush systems from climate change and invasive species in Nevada, USA", Ecography, 33, 198-208, 2010

Bradley, B.A., "Predicting invasion risks and opportunities with climate change: Insights from modeling", Proceedings of the 5th biennial Weeds Across Borders conference, E. Rindos (ed), 8 pp, 2010


Bradley, B.A., D.S. Wilcove, and M. Oppenheimer, "Climate Change and Plant Invasions: Restoration Opportunities Ahead?", Global Change Biology, 15, 1511-1521, 2009 [press] [F1000 Biology Review]

Marvin, D., B.A. Bradley, and D.S. Wilcove, “A Novel, Web-based, Ecosystem Mapping Tool using Expert Opinion”, Natural Areas Journal, 29(3), 281-292, 2009 [press]

Bradley, B.A., “Regional Analysis of Climate Change on Cheatgrass Invasion Shows Potential Risk and Opportunity”, Global Change Biology, 15, 196-208, 2009

Bradley, B.A. and D.S. Wilcove, "When Invasive Plants Disappear: Transformative Restoration Possibilities in the Western United States Resulting from Climate Change", Restoration Ecology, 17(5), 715-721, 2009

Bradley, B.A., “Accuracy Assessment of a Continuous Land Cover Classification Using Stratified Random Sampling", Internation Journal of Remote Sensing, 30(13), 3515-3529, 2009


Bradley, B.A. and E. Fleishman, “Can Remote Sensing Improve Species Distribution Modelling?”, Journal of Biogeography, 35, 1158-1159, 2008

Bradley, B.A. and E. Fleishman, “Relationships Between Expanding Pinyon-Juniper Cover and Topography in the Central Great Basin”, Journal of Biogeography, 35, 951-964, 2008

Bradley, B.A. and J.F. Mustard, “Comparison of Phenology Trends by Land Cover Class: A Case Study in the Great Basin, U.S.A.”, Global Change Biology, 14(2), 334-346, 2008


Bradley, B.A., R.W. Jacob, J.F. Hermance, and J.F. Mustard, “A curve-fitting technique to derive inter-annual phenologies from time series of noisy satellite data”, Remote Sensing of Environment, 106, 137-145, 2007

Hermance, J.F., R.W. Jacob, B.A. Bradley, and J.F. Mustard, “Extracting Phenological Signals from Multi-Year AVHRR NDVI Time Series: Framework for Applying High-Order Annual Splines with Roughness Damping”, IEEE Transactions in Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 45, 3264-3276, 2007


Bradley, B.A., R.A. Houghton, J.F. Mustard, and S.P. Hamburg, “Invasive Grass Reduces Carbon Stocks in Shrublands of the Western U.S.”, Global Change Biology, 12(10), 1815-1822, 2006 [press] [F1000 Biology Review]

Bradley, B.A., and J.F. Mustard, “Characterizing the Landscape Dynamics of an Invasive Plant and Risk of Invasion Using Remote Sensing”, Ecological Applications, 16(3), 1132-1147, 2006


Bradley, B.A., and J.F. Mustard, “Identifying Land Cover Variability Distinct from Land Cover Change: Cheatgrass in the Great Basin”, Remote Sensing of Environment, 94(2), 204-213, 2005


Bradley, B.A., S.E.H. Sakimoto, H. Frey, and J.R. Zimbelman, “Medusae Fossae Formation: New Perspectives from Mars Global Surveyor”, Journal of Geophysical Research, 107(E8), 5058, doi:10.1029/2001JE001537, 2002