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Naiman, R.J., S.D. Gerking, and T.D. Ratcliff. 1973. Thermal environment of a Death Valley pupfish. Copeia 1973 (2):366-369.


Naiman, R.J. 1974. Bioenergetics of herbivorous pupfish population (Cyprinodon) and its algal food supply in a thermal stream. Ph.D. thesis, Arizona State University. 103 p.

Naiman, R.J. and E.P. Pister. 1974. Occurrence of the tiger barb, Barbus tetrazona, in the Owens Valley, California. California Fish and Game 69:100-101.


Naiman, R.J. and S.D. Gerking. 1975. Interrelationships of light, chlorophyll, and primary production in a thermal stream. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnology 19:1659-1664.

Naiman, R.J. 1975. Food habits of the Amargosa pupfish in a thermal stream. Trans. Am. Fish. Soc. 104(3):536-538.


Naiman, R.J. 1976. Primary production, standing stock, and export of organic matter in a Mohave Desert thermal stream. Limnol. Oceanogr. 21(1):60-73.

Naiman, R.J. 1976. Productivity of a herbivorous pupfish population (Cyprinodon nevadensis) in a warm desert stream. J. Fish Biol. 9(2):125-137.

Naiman, R.J., S.D. Gerking, and R.E. Stuart. 1976. Osmoregulation in the Death Valley pupfish, Cyprinodon milleri (Pisces: Cyprinodontidae). Copeia (4):807-810.


Sibert, J., T.J. Brown, M. C. Healey, B.A. Kask, and R.J. Naiman. 1977. Detritus based food webs: Exploitation by juvenile chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta). Science 196:649-650.

Naiman, R.J. and J. Sibert. 1977. Annual and diel variations in a small marine bay: Interpretation of monitoring data. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecology 26:27-40.


Sedell, J.R., R.J. Naiman, K.W. Cummins, G.W. Minshall, and R.L. Vannote. 1978. Transport of particulate organic material in streams as a function of physical processes. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 20:1366-1375.

Naiman, R.J. and J.R. Sibert. 1978. Transport of nutrients and carbon from the Nanaimo River to its estuary. Limnol. Oceanogr. 23:1183-1193.


Naiman, R.J. and J.R. Sedell. 1979. Characterization of particulate organic matter transported by some Cascade Mountain streams. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada 36:17-31.

Naiman, R.J. and J.R. Sibert. 1979. Detritus and juvenile salmon production in the Nanaimo Estuary. III. Importance of detrital carbon to the estuarine ecosystem. J. Fish. Res. Bd. Canada 36:504-520.

Deacon, J.E. et al. 1979. Fishes of North American Endangered, Threatened, or of Special Concern: 1979. Fisheries 4:29-44.

Naiman, R.J. 1979. Preliminary food studies of Cyprinodon macularius and Cyprinodon nevadensis. Southwest. Natur. 24:538-541.

Naiman, R.J. and J.R. Sedell. 1979. Benthic organic matter as a function of stream order in Oregon. Arch. Hydrobiol. 87:404-422.


Naiman, R.J. and J.R. Sedell. 1980. Relationships between metabolic parameters and stream order in Oregon. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 37:834-847.

Richey, J.E., J.T. Brock, R.J. Naiman, R.C. Wissmar, and R.F. Stallard. 1980. Organic carbon: Oxidation and transport in the Amazon River. Science 207:1348-1351.

Sibert, J.R. and R.J. Naiman. 1980. The role of detritus and the nature of estuarine ecosystems, p. 311-323. In: K. R. Tenore and B. C. Coull (eds.), Benthic Marine Dynamics. Univ. South Carolina Press.


Whoriskey, F.G., R.J. Naiman, and P.H. Heinermann. 1981. Steelhead trout (Salmo gardneri) on the North Shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence near Sept Iles, Quebec. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 38:245-246.

Soltz, D.L. and R.J. Naiman. 1981. Fishes in Deserts: Symposium rationale, p. 1-9. In: R.J. Naiman and D.L. Soltz (eds.), Fishes in North American Deserts. Wiley-Interscience.

Naiman, R.J. 1981. An ecosystem overview: Desert fishes and their habitats, p. 493-531. In: R.J. Naiman and D.L. Soltz (eds.), Fishes in North American Deserts. Wiley-Interscience.

Whoriskey, F.G., R.J. Naiman, and W.L. Montgomery. 1981. Experimental sea ranching of brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis Mitchill. J. Fish Biol. 19:637-651.

Naiman, R.J. and J.R. Sedell. 1981. Stream ecosystem research in a watershed perspective. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 21:804-811.

Naiman, R.J. 1981. Lotic ecosystem dynamics in xeric and mesic regions, p. 177. In: H. I. Shuval (ed.), Developments in Arid Zone Ecology and Environmental Quality. Balabon International Science Services (Abstract).


Naiman, R.J. 1982. Characteristics of sediment and organic carbon export from pristine boreal forest watersheds. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 39:1699-1718.


Naiman, R.J. 1983. The annual pattern and spatial distribution of aquatic oxygen metabolism in boreal forest watersheds. Ecological Monographs 53:73-94.

McDermid, K. and R.J. Naiman. 1983. Macrophytes: Freshwater forests of lakes and rivers. Am. Biol. Teach. 45:144-150.

Naiman, R.J. 1983. Periphyton accumulation rates in five boreal forest rivers of Quebec. Le Naturaliste Canadien. 110:1-9.

Binder, B.J. and R.J. Naiman. 1983. Decomposition of paper birch and speckled alder leaf litter in a seawater environment. Arch. Hydrobiol. 97:163-179.

Melillo, J.M., R.J. Naiman, J.D. Aber, and K.N. Eshleman. 1983. The influence of substrate quality and stream size on wood decomposition dynamics. Oecologia 58:281-285.

Naiman, R.J. 1983. The influence of stream size on the food quality of seston. Can. J. Zool. 61:1195-2010.

Montgomery, W.L., S.D. McCormick, R.J. Naiman, F.G. Whoriskey, and G.A. Black. 1983. Spring migratory synchrony of salmonid, catastomid, and cyprinid fishes in Riviére a la Truite, Quebec. Can. J. Zool. 61:2495-2502.

Naiman, R.J. 1983. A geomorphic approach for examining the role of periphyton in large watersheds, p. 191-198. In: R. G. Wetzel (ed.), Periphyton of Freshwater Ecosystems. Dr. W. Junk Publishers, The Hague.


Naiman, R.J. and J.M. Melillo. 1984. Nitrogen budget of a subarctic stream altered by beaver (Castor canadensis). Oecologia 62:150-155.

McCormick, S.D. and R.J. Naiman. 1984. Osmoregulation in the brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis--I. Diel, Photoperiod and Growth Related Physiological Changes in Freshwater. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 79A:7-16.

McCormick, S.D. and R.J. Naiman. 1984. Osmoregulation in the brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis. II. Effects of size, age, and photoperiod on sea-water survival and ionic regulation. Comp. Biochem. Physiol. 79A:17-28.

Conners, E.M. and R.J. Naiman. 1984. Particulate allochthonous inputs: Relationships with stream size in an undisturbed watershed. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 41:1473-1484.

Naiman, R.J., D.M. McDowell, and B.S. Farr. 1984. The influence of beaver (Castor canadensis) on the production dynamics of aquatic insects. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 22:1801-1810.

McCormick, S.D. and R.J. Naiman. 1984. Some determinants of maturation in brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis. Aquaculture 43:269-278.

Melillo, J.M., R.J. Naiman, J.D. Aber, and A.E. Linkins. 1984. Factors controlling mass loss and nitrogen dynamics of plant litter decaying in northern streams. Bull. Mar. Sci. 35:341-356.

Caswell, H., R.J. Naiman, and R. Morin. 1984. Evaluating consequences of reproduction in complex salmonid life cycles. Aquaculture 43:123-134.


Bott, T.L., J.T. Brock, C.S. Dunn, R.J. Naiman, R. Ovink, and R.C. Petersen. 1985. Benthic community metabolism in four stream systems: An interbiome comparison and evaluation of the river continuum concept. Hydrobiologia 123:3-45.

Francis, M.M., R.J. Naiman, and J.M. Melillo. 1985. Nitrogen fixation in sub-arctic streams influenced by beaver (Castor canadensis). Hydrobiologia 121:193-202.

McCormick, S.D. and R.J. Naiman. 1985. Hypoosmoregulation in an anadromous teleost: Influence of sex and maturation. J. Exp. Zool. 234:193-198.

Zalewski, M. and R.J. Naiman. 1985. The regulation of riverine fish communities by a continuum of abiotic-biotic factors, p. 3-9. In: J. S. Alabaster (ed.), Habitat Modification and Freshwater Fisheries. Butterworths, London.


McDowell, D.M. and R.J. Naiman. 1986. Structure and function of a benthic invertebrate stream community influenced by beaver (Castor canadensis). Oecologia 68:481-489.

Naiman, R.J., J.M. Melillo, and J.E. Hobbie. 1986. Ecosystem alteration of boreal forest streams by beaver (Castor canadensis). Ecology 67: 1254-1269.


Johnston, C.A., and R.J. Naiman. 1987. Boundary dynamics at the aquatic-terrestrial interface: The influence of beaver and geomorphology. Landscape Ecology 1:47-57.

Naiman, R.J., J.M. Melillo, M.A. Lock, T.E. Ford, and S.R. Reice. 1987. Longitudinal patterns of ecosystem processes and community structure in a subarctic river continuum. Ecology 68:1139-1156. (dowload a pdf reprint).

Pastor, J., R.J. Naiman, and B. Dewey. 1987. A hypothesis of the effects of moose and beaver foraging on soil nitrogen and carbon dynamics, Isle Royale. Alces 23:107-124.

Naiman, R.J., S.D. McCormick, R. Morin, and W.L. Montgomery. 1987. Anadromous brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis): Opportunities and constraints for population enhancement. Marine Fisheries Review 49:1-13.


Ford, T.E. and R.J. Naiman. 1988. Alteration of carbon cycling by beaver: Methane evasion rates from boreal forest streams and rivers. Canadian Journal of Zoology 66:529-533.

Walsh, G., R. Morin, and R.J. Naiman. 1988. Daily rations, diel feeding activity and distribution of age-0 brook charr, Salvelinus fontinalis, in two subarctic streams. Environmental Biology of Fishes 21:195-205.

Hansen, A.J., F. di Castri, and R.J. Naiman. 1988. Ecotones: What and why? Biology International 17:9-46.

Naiman, R.J., M.M. Holland, H. Décamps, and P.G. Risser. 1988. A new UNESCO Programme: Research and management of land/inland-water ecotones. Biology International 17:107-136.

Naiman, R.J., H. Décamps, J. Pastor, and C.A. Johnston. 1988. The potential importance of boundaries to fluvial ecosystems. J. North Am. Benthological Soc. 7:289-306 (abstract).

Pringle, C.M., R.J. Naiman, G. Bretschko, J. Karr, M. Oswood, J. Webster, R. Welcomme, and M.J. Winterbourn. 1988. Patch dynamics in lotic systems: The stream as a mosaic. J. North Am. Benthological Soc. 7:503-524. (abstract)

Pastor, J., R.J. Naiman, B. Dewey, and P. McInnes. 1988. Moose, microbes, and the boreal forest. BioScience 38:770-777.

Naiman, R.J., C.A. Johnston, and J.C. Kelley. 1988. Alteration of North American streams by beaver. BioScience 38:753-762.

Naiman, R.J. 1988. Animal influences on ecosystem dynamics. BioScience 38:750-752.


Ford, T.E. and R.J. Naiman. 1989. Groundwater-surface water relationships in boreal forest watersheds: Dissolved organic carbon and inorganic nutrient dynamics. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 46:41-49.

Décamps, H. and R.J. Naiman. 1989. L'Ecologie des fleuves. La Recherche 20:310-318.

Broschart, M. R., C.A. Johnston, and R.J. Naiman. 1989. Predicting beaver colony density in boreal landscapes. Journal of Wildlife Management 53:929-934.


Décamps, H., F. Fournier, R.J. Naiman, and R.C. Petersen, Jr. 1990. An international research effort on land/inland water ecotones in landscape management and restoration 1990-1996. Ambio 19:175-176.

Décamps, H. and R.J. Naiman. 1990. Towards an ecotone perspective, p. 1-5. In: R.J. Naiman and H. Décamps (eds.), Ecology and Management of Aquatic-Terrestrial Ecotones. UNESCO, Paris, and Parthenon Publishing Group, Carnforth, UK.

Naiman, R.J. and H. Dé camps. 1990. Aquatic-terrestrial ecotones: Summary and recommendations, p. 295-301. In: R.J. Naiman and H. Dé camps (eds.), Ecology and Management of Aquatic-Terrestrial Ecotones. UNESCO, Paris, and Parthenon Publishing Group, Carnforth, UK.

Johnston, C.A. and R.J. Naiman. 1990. The use of a geographic information system to analyze long-term landscape modification by beaver. Landscape Ecology 4:5-19.

Johnston, C.A. and R.J. Naiman. 1990. Aquatic patch creation in relation to beaver population trends. Ecology 71:1617-1621.

Niemi, G.J., P. DeVore, N. Detenbeck, D. Taylor, A. Lima, J. Pastor, J.D. Yount, and R.J. Naiman. 1990. An overview of case studies on recovering of aquatic systems from disturbance. Environmental Management 14:571-587.

Reice, S.R., R.C. Wissmar, and R.J. Naiman. 1990. Influence of spatial-temporal heterogeneity and background disturbance regime on the recovery of lotic ecosystems. Environmental Management 14:647-659.

Ford, T. E., S.A. Ford, M.A. Lock, and R.J. Naiman. 1990. Dissolved organic carbon concentrations and fluxes in the Moisie River, Quebec. Freshwater Ecology 24:35-42.

Johnston, C.A. and R.J. Naiman. 1990. Browse selection by beaver: Effects on riparian forest composition. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 20:1036-1043.

Naiman, R.J., 1990. Influence of forests on streams, p. 151-153. In: 1991 McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, McGraw Hill Book Company, New York.

Montgomery, W.L., S.D. McCormick, R.J. Naiman, F. G. Whoriskey, and G. Black. 1990. Utilization of marine resources by brook charr (Salvelinus fontinalis) in the Moisie River, Quebec. Pol. Arch. Hydrobiol. 37:43-61.

Morin, R., and R.J. Naiman. 1990. The relation of stream order to fish community dynamics in boreal forest watersheds. Pol. Arch. Hydrobiol. 37:135-150.


Naiman, R.J., T. Manning, and C.A. Johnson. 1991. Beaver population fluctuations and trophospheric methane emissions in boreal wetlands. Biogeochemistry 12:1-15.

Naiman, R.J. and H. Décamps. 1991. Landscape boundaries in the management and restoration of changing environments, p. 130-137. In: M.M. Holland, P.G. Risser and R.J. Naiman (eds.), The Role of Landscape Boundaries in the Management and Restoration of Changing Environments. J. Chapman and Hall, New York.

Pinay, G. and R.J. Naiman. 1991. Short-term hydrologic variations and nitrogen dynamics in beaver-created meadows. Archiv fur Hydrobiologie 123:187-205.


Naiman, R.J., D.G. Lonzarich, T.J. Beechie and S.C. Ralph. 1992. General principles of classification and the assessment of conservation potential in rivers, p. 93-123. In: P. Boon, P. Calow, and G. Petts (eds.), River Conservation and Management. Wiley and Sons, Chichester, UK.

Vervier, P. and R.J. Naiman. 1992. Spatial and temporal fluctuations of dissolved organic carbon in subsurface flow of the Stillaguamish River (Washington, USA). Archiv fur Hydrobiologie 123:401-412.

Pastor, J. and R.J. Naiman. 1992. Selective foraging and ecosystem processes in boreal forests. American Naturalist 139:690-705.

Naiman, R.J. 1992. New Perspectives for Watershed Management, p. 3-11. In: R.J. Naiman (ed.), Watershed Management: Balancing Sustainability and Environmental Change. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Naiman, R.J., T.J. Beechie, L.E. Benda, D.R. Berg, P.A. Bisson, L.H. MacDonald, M.D. O'Connor, P.L. Olson, and E.A. Steel. 1992. Fundamental elements of ecologically healthy watersheds in the Pacific Northwest coastal ecoregion, p. 127-188. In: R.J. Naiman (ed.), Watershed Management: Balancing Sustainability and Environmental Change. Springer-Verlag, New York. (dowload a pdf reprint).

Lee, R.G., R. Flamm, M.G. Turner, C. Bledsoe, P. Chandler, C. DeFerrari, R. Gottfried, R.J. Naiman, N. Schumaker, and D. Wear. 1992. Integrating sustainable development and environmental vitality: A landscape ecology approach, p. 499-521. In: R.J. Naiman (ed.), Watershed Management: Balancing Sustainability and Environmental Change. Springer-Verlag, New York.

McInnes, P.F., R.J. Naiman, J. Pastor, and Y. Cohen. 1992. Effects of moose browsing on vegetation and litterfall of the boreal forest, Isle Royale, Michigan, USA. Ecology 73:2059-2075.


Pastor, J., B. Dewey, R.J. Naiman, P.F. McInnes, and Y. Cohen. 1993. Moose browsing and soil fertility in the boreal forests of Isle Royale National Park. Ecology 74:467-480. (abstract)

Johnston, C.A., J. Pastor, and R.J. Naiman. 1993. Effects of beaver and moose on boreal forest landscapes, p. 237-254. In: R. Haines-Young, D. R. Green and S. H. Cousins (eds.), Landscape Ecology and Geographic Information Systems. Taylor and Francis, London.

Naiman, R.J., H. Dé camps, and M. Pollock. 1993. The role of riparian corridors in maintaining regional biodiversity. Ecological Applications 3:209-212.

Pastor, J., J. Bonde, C.A. Johnston, and R.J. Naiman. 1993. A Markovian analysis of the spatially dependent dynamics of beaver ponds, p. 5-28 and 163-168. In: R. H. Gardner (ed.), Predicting Spatial Effects in Ecological Systems. Lectures on Mathematics in the Life Sciences. Volume 23. American Mathematical Society. Providence, Rhode Island.


Conquest, L.L., S.C. Ralph, and R.J. Naiman. 1994. Implementation of large-scale stream monitoring efforts: Sampling design and data analysis issues, p.69-90. In: S.L. Loeb and A. Spacie (eds.), Biological Monitoring of Aquatic Systems. Lewis Publisher, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Naiman, R.J., G. Pinay, C.A. Johnson, and J. Pastor. 1994. Beaver-induced influences on the long-term biogeochemical characteristics of boreal forest drainage networks. Ecology 75:905-921.

Ralph, S.C., G.C. Poole, L.L. Conquest, and R.J. Naiman. 1994. Stream channel condition and in-stream habitat in logged and unlogged basins of western Washington. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 51:37-51.

DeFerrari, C. and R.J. Naiman. 1994. A multiscale assessment of exotic plants on the Olympic Peninsula, Washington. Journal of Vegetation Science 5:247-258.

Lee, R.G., R. Flamm, R.R. Gottfried, R.J. Naiman, M. Turner, and D.N. Wear. 1994. A holistic approach to landscape management. Journal of Forestry 92:51.


Fetherston, K.L., R.J. Naiman and R.E. Bilby. 1995. Large woody debris, physical process, and riparian forest development in montane river networks of the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Geomorphology 13:133-144.

Johnston, C.A., G. Pinay, C. Arens, and R.J. Naiman. 1995. Influence of soil properties on the biogeochemistry of a beaver meadow hydrosequence. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 59:1789-1799. (abstract)

Magnuson, J.J., Naiman, R.J., Firth, P., McKnight, D.M. and J.A. Stanford. 1995. The freshwater imperative: a research agenda and beyond. Water Resources Update: Universities Council on Water Resources. 98: 9-11

Naiman, R.J., J.J. Magnuson, D.M. McKnight, J.A. Stanford and J.R. Karr. 1995. Freshwater ecosystems and management: A national initiative. Science 270:584-585. (abstract)

Pollock, M.M., R.J. Naiman, H.E. Erickson, C.A. Johnston, J. Pastor, and G. Pinay. 1995. Beaver as engineers: Influences on biotic and abiotic characteristics of drainage basins. Pages 117-126 in C.G. Jones and J.H. Lawton (eds.), Linking Species and Ecosystems. Chapman and Hall, New York.


Naiman, R.J. 1996. Water, society, and landscape ecology. Landscape Ecology 11:193-196.

Tabacchi, A.-M., E. Tabacchi, R.J. Naiman, C. DeFerrari, and H. Dé camps. 1996. Invasibility of species-rich communities in riparian zones. Conservation Biology 10:598-607.

Stouder, D.A., P.A. Bisson, and R.J. Naiman. 1996. Where are we? Resources at the brink. Pages 1-10 in D. Stouder, P. A. Bisson and R.J. Naiman (eds.). Pacific Salmon and Their Ecosystems. Chapman and Hall, New York.

Bisson, P.A., G.H. Reeves, R.E. Bilby, and R.J. Naiman. 1996. Watershed management and Pacific salmon: Desired future conditions. Pages 447-474 in D. Stouder, P. A. Bisson and R.J. Naiman (eds.). Pacific Salmon and Their Ecosystems. Chapman and Hall, New York.


Naiman, R.J. and E.C. Anderson. 1997. Streams and rivers: their physical and biological variability. Pages 131-148 in P.K. Schoonmaker, B. von Hagen, and E.C. Wolf (eds.). The Rain Forests of Home: Profile of a North American Bioregion. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Naiman, R.J., P.A. Bisson, R.G. Lee, and M.G. Turner. 1997. Approaches to management at the watershed scale. Pages 239-253 in K. Kohm and J.F. Franklin (editors), Creating A Forestry for the 21st Century: The Science of Ecosystem Management, Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Naiman R.J. and G.L. Link. 1997. Organic matter dynamics in five sub-arctic streams, Quebec, Canada. Journal of North American Benthological Society 16:33-39. (abstract)

Poole, G.C., R.J. Naiman, J. Pastor, and J.A. Stanford. 1997. Uses and limitations of ground penetrating RADAR in two riparian systems. Pages 140-148 in Gibert, J., Mathieu, J. and F. Fournier (eds.), Groundwater/Surface Water Ecotones - Biological and Hydrological Interactions and Management Options. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. (abstract)

Naiman, R.J., and H. Decamps. 1997. The ecology of interfaces -- riparian zones. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 28:621-658 (download a pdf reprint).

Naiman, R.J. and K.H. Rogers. 1997. Large animals and the maintenance of system-level characteristics in river corridors. BioScience 47:521-529. (abstract) (dowload a pdf reprint)

Brosofske, K.D., J. Chen, R.J. Naiman and J.F. Franklin. 1997. Effects of harvesting on microclimate from small streams to uplands in western Washington. Ecological Applications 7:1188-1200 (abstract) (download a pdf reprint)

Melack, J.M., J. Dozier, C.R. Goldman, D. Greenland, A.M. Milner and R.J. Naiman. 1997. Effects of climate change on inland waters of the Pacific Coastal Mountains and Western Great Basin of North America. Hydrological Processes 11:971-992 (abstract).

Palmer, M.A., A.P. Covich, B. Finlay, J. Gibert, K.D. Hyde, R.K. Johnson, T. Kairesalo, P.S. Lake, C.R. Lovell, R.J. Naiman, C. Ricci, R.F. Sabater, and D.L. Strayer. 1997. Biodiversity and ecosystem processes in freshwater sediments. Ambio 26:571-577.


Pollock, M.M., R.J. Naiman and T.A. Hanley. 1998. Plant species richness in forested and emergent wetlands &endash; A test of biodiversity theory. Ecology 79:94-105 (abstract) (download a pdf reprint).

Scientific Committee on Water Research (SCOWAR). 1998. Water resources research: trends and needs in 1997. Hydrological Sciences 43:19-46.

Naiman, R.J. and R.E. Bilby. 1998. River ecology and management in the Pacific coastal ecoregion. Pages 1-10 in R.J. Naiman and R.E. Bilby (Editors). River Ecology and Management: Lessons from the Pacific Coastal Ecoregion. Springer-Verlag, New York (read a review of the book).

Naiman, R.J. 1998. Biotic stream classification. Pages 97-119 in R.J. Naiman and R.E. Bilby (Editors). River Ecology and Management: Lessons from the Pacific Coastal Ecoregion. Springer-Verlag, New York. (dowload a pdf reprint)

Naiman, R.J., K.L. Fetherston, S. McKay, and J. Chen. 1998. Riparian forests. Pages 289-323 in R.J. Naiman and R.E. Bilby (Editors). River Ecology and Management: Lessons from the Pacific Coastal Ecoregion. Springer-Verlag, New York. (dowload a pdf reprint)

Naiman, R.J., P.A. Bisson, R.G. Lee, and M.G. Turner. 1998. Watershed management. Pages 642-661 in R.J. Naiman and R.E. Bilby (Editors). River Ecology and Management: Lessons from the Pacific Coastal Ecoregion. Springer-Verlag, New York (download a pdf reprint).

Naiman, R.J., J.J. Magnuson, and P.L. Firth. 1998. Integrating cultural, economic and environmental requirements for fresh water. Ecological Applications 8:569-570. (dowload pdf reprint)

Wear D.N., M.G. Turner, and R.J. Naiman. 1998. Land cover along an urban-rural gradient: Implications for water quality. Ecological Applications 8:619-630. (abstract) (download a pdf reprint)

Belknap, W.C., and R.J. Naiman. 1998. A GIS and TIR procedure to detect and map wall-base channels in western Washington. Journal of Environmental Management 52:147-160 (abstract).

Dong, J., J. Chen, K.D. Brosofske, and R.J. Naiman. 1998. Quantifying air temperature gradients across managed small streams in western Washington. Journal of Environmental Management 53:309-321. (abstract)

Lock, P.A. and R.J. Naiman. 1998. Effects of stream size on bird community structure in coastal temperate forests of the Pacific Northwest, U.S.A. Journal of Biogeography 25:773-782.

Elliott, S.R., T.A. Coe, J.M. Helfield, and R.J. Naiman. 1998. Atlantic salmon rivers: geomorphology, ecology and human impacts. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55:267-280 (download a pdf reprint)

Wilzbach, M., M.E. Mather, C.L. Folt, A. Moore, R.J. Naiman, A. Youngson, and J. McMenemy. 1998. Proactive responses to human impacts that balance development and Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) conservation: an integrative model. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55:288-302 (abstract)

Maridet, L., J.-B. Wasson, M. Philippe, C. Andros, and R.J. Naiman. 1998. Riparian and morphological controls in structuring the macroinvertebrate stream community. Archiv für Hydrobiologie 144:61-85 (abstract).

Turner, M. G., S. R. Carpenter, E. J. Gustafson, R. J. Naiman, and S. M. Pearson. 1998. Land use. Pages 37-61 in M. J. Mac, P. A. Opler, P. Doran, and C. Haecker, editors. Status and Trends of Our Nation's Biological Resources. Volume 1. National Biological Service, Washington, D.C.

Rapport, D.J., C. Gaudet, J.R. Karr, J.S. Baron, C. Bohlen, W. Jackson, B. Jones, R.J. Naiman, B. Norton, and M.M. Pollock. 1998. Evaluating landscape health: Integrating societal goals and bio-physical process. Journal of Environmental Management 53:1-15.


Chen, J., S. Saunders, T. Crow, R.J. Naiman, K. Brosofske, G. Mroz, B. Brookshire, and J.F. Franklin. 1999. Microclimate in forest ecosystem and landscape ecology. BioScience 49:288-297 (download a pdf reprint).

Steel, E.A., R.J. Naiman, and S.D. West. 1999. Use of woody debris piles by birds and small mammals in a riparian corridor. Northwest Science 73:19-26.

Naiman, R.J. 1999. A perspective on interdisciplinary science. Ecosystems 2:292-295. (download a pdf reprint)

Gosz, J.R., J. Asher, B. Holder, R. Knight, R. Naiman, G. Raines, P. Stine, and T.B. Wigley. 1999. An ecosystem approach to understanding landscape diversity. Pages 157-194.

Pinay, G., H. Décamps, and R.J. Naiman. 1999. The spiralling concept and nitrogen cycling in large river floodplain soils. Archiv für Hydrobiologie Supplement 115(3):281-291.

Naiman, R. J., S. R. Elliott, J. M. Helfield, and T. O'Keefe. 1999. Biophysical influences on the structure and dynamics of riverine communities: some new perspectives in stream ecology. Hydrobiologia 410:79-86 (dowload a pdf reprint).


Rot, B.W., R.J. Naiman and R.E. Bilby. 2000. Stream channel configuration, landform, and riparian forest structure in the Cascade Mountains, Washington. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57:699-707. (read abstract)

Hood, W.G. and R.J. Naiman. 2000. Vulnerability of riparian zones to invasion by exotic vascular plants. Plant Ecology 148:105-114.

Dale, V.H., S. Brown, R. Haeuber, N.T. Hobbs, N. Huntley, R.J. Naiman, W.E. Riebsame, M.G. Turner, and T. Valone. 2000. Ecological principles and guidelines for managing the use of land. Ecological Applications 10:639-670. (download a pdf reprint)

Drake, D.C. and R.J. Naiman. 2000. Can lakes be restored by removing fish? Conservation Biology. 14(6):1807-1820. (download a pdf reprint)

Innis, S., R.J. Naiman, and S.R. Elliott. 2000. Indicators and assessment methods for measuring the ecological integrity of semi-aquatic terrestrial environments. Hydrobiologica 422/423:111-131.

Naiman, R.J. and M.G. Turner. 2000. A future perspective on North America's freshwater ecosystems. Ecological Applications 10:958-970 (download a pdf reprint)

Naiman, R.J., R.E. Bilby, and P.A. Bisson. 2000. Riparian ecology and management in the Pacific coastal rain forest. BioScience 50(11):996-1011. (download a pdf reprint)


Hyatt, T.L. and R.J. Naiman. 2001. The residence time of large woody debris in the Queets River, Washington. Ecological Applications 11(1):191-202. (read abstract) (download a pdf reprint)

Helfield, J.M., and R.J. Naiman. 2001. Effects of salmon-derived nitrogen on riparian forest growth and implications for stream productivity. Ecology 82(9) : 2403-2409. (read abstract) (dowload a pdf reprint)

Jackson, R.B., S.R. Carpenter, C.N. Dahm, D.M. McKnight, R.J. Naiman, S.L. Postel, S.W. Running. 2001. Water in a changing world. Issues in Ecology. Ecological Applications, 11(4), 2001, pp. 1027-1045. (download a pdf reprint)

Dale, V.H., S. Brown, R. A. Haeuber, N. T. Hobbs, N.J. Huntly, R. J. Naiman, W.E. Riebsame, M.G. Turner, and T.J. Valone. 2001. Ecological guidelines for land use and management. Pages 3-33 in V. H. Dale and R. A. Haeuber, editors, Applying Ecological Principles to Land Management. Springer Verlag: New York.


Naiman, R.J., R.E. Bilby, D.E. Schindler, and J.M. Helfield. 2002. Pacific salmon, nutrients, and the dynamics of freshwater and riparian ecosystems. Ecosystems. 5:399–417. (download a pdf reprint)

Naiman, R.J., S.E. Bunn, C. Nilsson, G.E. Petts, G. Pinay, L.C. Thompson. 2002. Legitimizing fluvial ecosystems as users of water: An overview. Environmental Management, 30(4):455–467 (download a pdf reprint)

Pinay, G., J.C. CLement. 2002. Basic principles and ecological consequences of changing water regimes on nitrogen cycling in fluvial systems, 30(4):481-491 (download a pdf reprint)

Naiman, R.J., Estelle V. Balian, Krista K. Bartz, Robert E. Bilby, and Joshua J. Latterell. 2002. Dead wood dynamics in stream ecosystems. Pages 23-48 in Shea, Patrick J., William F. Laudenslayer, Jr., Brad Valentine, C. Philip Weatherspoon, and Thomas E. Lisle (eds). Proceedings of the Symposium on The Ecology and Management of Dead Wood in Western Forests. Pacific Southwest Research Station, Albany, Calif., USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PSW-GTR-181. (download a pdf reprint).

Drake, D.C., R. J. Naiman and J. M. Helfield. 2002. Reconstructing salmon abundance: Climate, salmon-borne nutrients, and riparian tree growth. Ecology. 83:2971-2977.


Bechtold, J.S., R.T. Edwards, and R.J. Naiman. 2003. Biotic versus hydrologic control over seasonal nitrate leaching in a floodplain forest. Biogeochemistry 63:53-72.

Helfield, J.M. and R.J. Naiman. 2003. Effects of salmon-derived nitrogen on riparian forest growth and implications for stream productivity: Reply. Ecology 84:3399-3401.

Hungate, B.A., R.J. Naiman, M. Apps, J.J. Cole, B. Moldan, K. Satake, J.W.B. Stewart, R. Victoria, and P.M. Vitousek. 2003. Disturbance and elemental interactions. Pages 47-62 in J.M. Melillo, C.B. Field, and B. Moldan (editors), Interactions of the Major Biogeochemical Cycles, Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Latterell, J. J., R. J. Naiman, B. R. Fransen, and P. A. Bisson. 2003. Physical constraints on trout (Oncorhynchus spp.) distribution in the Cascade Mountains: A comparison of logged and unlogged streams. Canadian Journal of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences 60:1007-1017.

Naiman, R.J., L. Braack, R. Grant, A. Kemp, J.T. du Toit, and F. Venter. 2003. Interactions between species and ecosystem characteristics. Pages 221-241 in J.T. du Toit, K.H. Rogers, and H. Biggs (editors), The Kruger Experience: Ecology and Management of Savanna Heterogeneity. Island Press, Washington, D.C.

Pinay, G., T.C. O’Keefe, R.T. Edwards, and R.J. Naiman. 2003. Potential denitrification activity in the landscape of a western Alaska drainage basin. Ecosystems 6:336-343.

Strayer, D.L., R.E. Beighley, L.C. Thompson, S. Brooks, C. Nilsson, G. Pinay, and R.J. Naiman. 2003. Effects of land-cover change on stream ecosystems: roles of empirical models and scaling issues. Ecosystems 6:407-423.


Décamps, H., G. Pinay, R.J. Naiman, and 11 others. 2004. Riparian zones: where biogeochemistry meets biodiversity in management practice. Polish Journal of Ecology 52:3-18.

Elliott, S.R., R.J. Naiman, and P.A. Bisson.  2004.  The effect of riparian disturbance on physicochemical parameters of seston at summer baseflow. Northwest Science 78:150-157.

Vörösmarty, C, D Lettenmaier, C Leveque, M Meybeck, C Pahl-Wostl, J Alcamo, W Cosgrove, H Grassl, H Hoff, P Kabat, F Lansigan, R Lawford, R Naiman. 2004. Humans transforming the global water system. Eos 85:509, 513-514.


Balian, E.V., and R.J. Naiman. 2005. Abundance and production of riparian trees in the lowland floodplain of the Queets River, Washington. Ecosystems 8:841-861.

Bartz, K.K., R.J. Naiman. 2005. Effects of salmon-borne nutrients on riparian soils and vegetation in Southwest Alaska. Ecosystems 8:529-545.

Drake, DC, Smith, JV, Naiman, RJ. 2005. Salmon decay and nutrient contributions to riparian forest soils. Northw Sci 79:61-71.

Naiman, R.J., N. Décamps, M.E. McClain. 2005. Riparia: Ecology, Conservation, and Management of Streamside Communities. Elsevier/Academic Press. 448 p.

Naiman, RJ, Latterell, JJ. 2005. Principles for linking fish habitat to fisheries management and conservation. J Fish Biol 67:166-185. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2005.00921.x.

Pettit, N.E., and R.J. Naiman. 2005. Flood-deposited wood debris and its contribution to heterogeneity and regeneration in a semi-arid riparian landscape. Oecologia145:434-444.

Pettit, N.E., R.J. Naiman, K.H. Rogers, and J.E. Little. 2005. Post flooding distribution and characteristics of large woody debris piles along the semi-arid Sabie River, South Africa. River Research and Applications 21:27-38.

Richardson, JS, Naiman, RJ, Swanson, FJ, Hibbs, DE. 2005. Riparian communities associated with Pacific Northwest headwater streams: Assemblages, processes, and uniqueness. J Am Wat Res Assoc 41(4):935-947. 10.1111/j.1752-1688.2005.tb03778.x


Arthington, A.H., S.E. Bunn, N.L. Poff, and R.J. Naiman. 2006. The challenge of providing environmental flow rules to sustain river ecosystems. Ecological Applications 16: 1311- 1318.

Bechtold, J.S. and R.J. Naiman. 2006. Soil nitrogen mineralization potential across a riparian toposequence in a semi-arid savanna. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry 38:1325-1333.

Bernhardt, E., S.E. Bunn, D.D. Hart, B. Malmqvist, T. Muotka, R.J. Naiman, C. Pringle, M. Reuss, and B. van Wilgen. 2006. The challenge of ecologically sustainable water management. Water Policy 8:475-479.

Drake, D.C., R. J. Naiman and J.S. Bechtold. 2006. Cycling and fate of salmon-derived N in riparian forest soils and trees—a 15N tracer study. Ecology 87:1256-1266.

Dudgeon, D, Arthington, AH, Gessner, MO, Kawabata, ZI, Knowler, DJ, Leveque, C, Naiman, RJ, Prieur-Richard, AH, Soto, D, Stiassny, MLJ, Sullivan, CA. 2006. Freshwater biodiversity: importance, threats, status and conservation challenges. Biol Rev 81(2):163-182. doi:10.1017/S1464793105006950.

Helfield, J.M. and R.J. Naiman. 2006. Keystone interactions: Salmon and bear in riparian forests of Alaska. Ecosystems 9:167-180.

Latterell, J.J., J.S. Bechtold, R.J. Naiman, T.C. O'Keefe, and R. Van Pelt. 2006. Dynamic patch mosaics and channel movement in an unconfined river valley of the Olympic Mountains. Freshwater Biology 51:523-544.

Mehan, GT, Naiman, RJ, Latterell, JJ. 2006. River restoration. Iss Sci Technol 22:17-19.

Naiman, R.J., K. Furuya, J.M. Melillo, M. Williams, R. Naylor, and D. Soto. 2006. Fish and shellfish farming in marine ecosystems. Pages 66-70, in Geo Year Book 2006, United Nations Environmental Programme, Nairobi, Kenya.

Naiman, R.J., and J.J. Latterell. 2006. Comment: Restoring Rivers. Issues in Science and Technology, The National Academy of Sciences, 22(3):17-19 (Spring 2006).

O'Keefe, TC, Naiman, RJ. 2006. The influence of forest structure on riparian litterfall in a Pacific Coastal rain forest. Can J Forest Res 36:2852-2863. doi:10.1139/X06-180.

Pettit, N.E. and R.J. Naiman. 2006. Flood-deposited wood creates regeneration niches for riparian vegetation on a semi-arid South African river. Journal of Vegetation Science 17:525-534.

Pettit, NE, Latterell, JJ, Naiman, RJ. 2006. Formation, distribution and ecological consequences of flood-related wood debris piles in a bedrock confined river in semi-arid South Africa. Riv Res Applic 22(10):1097-1110. doi:10.1002/rra.959.

Van Pelt, R, O'Keefe, TC, Latterell, JJ, Naiman, RJ. 2006. Riparian forest stand development along the Queets River in Olympic National Park, Washington. Ecol Monogr 76:277-298. doi:10.1890/05-0753.


Drake, DC, RJ Naiman. 2007. Reconstruction of Pacific salmon abundance from riparian tree-ring growth. Ecol. Applic. 17:1523-1542.

Jacobs, SM, JS Bechtold, HC Biggs, ME McClain, RJ Naiman, SS Perakis, G Pinay, MC Scholes, NB Grimm, S Lorentz. 2007. Nutrient vectors and riparian processing: A review with special reference to African semiarid savanna ecosystems. Ecosystems DOI: 10.1007/s10021-007-9092-1.

Jacobs, SM, NE Pettit, RJ Naiman. 2007. Nitrogen fixing habit of the savanna tree Philenoptera violacea (Klotzsch) Schrire (Apple leaf) of different ages on a semi-arid riparian landscape. S. Afr. J. Bot. 73:163-167.

Latterell, JJ, RJ Naiman. 2007. Sources and dynamics of large logs in a temperate floodplain river. Ecol. Applic. 17:1127-1141.

Nilsson, C, R Jansson, B Malmqvist, RJ Naiman. 2007. Restoring riverine landscapes: the challenge of identifying priorities, reference states, and techniques. Ecol. Soc. 12:16. Available online:

Pettit, NE, RJ Naiman. 2007. Post-fire response of riparian vegetation and soils and the effect of flood-deposited wood in a semi-arid landscape. Ecology 88:2094-2104.

Pettit, NE, RJ Naiman. 2007. Fire in the riparian zone: Characteristics and ecological consequences. Ecosystems 10:673-687. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-007-9048-5.

Wipfli, MS, JS Richardson, RJ Naiman. 2007. Ecological linkages between headwaters and downstream ecosystems: transport of organic matter, invertebrates, and wood down headwater channels. J. Am. Wat. Res. Assoc. 43:72-85.


Jacobs, SM, Naiman, RJ. 2008. Large African herbivores decrease herbaceous plant biomass while increasing plant species richness in a semi-arid savanna toposequence. J Arid Environ 72:891-903. doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2007.11.015.

Mcclain, ME, Naiman, RJ. 2008. Andean influences on the biogeochemistry and ecology of the Amazon River. BioScience 58:325-338. doi:10.1641/B580408.

Naiman, RJ, Latterell, JJ, Pettit, NE, Olden, JD. 2008. Flow variability and the vitality of river systems. 340:629-643. doi:10.1016/j.crte.2008.01.002.

Venter, FJ, Naiman, RJ, Biggs, HC, Pienaar, DJ. 2008. The evolution of conservation management philosophy: Science, environmental change and social adjustments in kruger national park. Ecosystems 11:173-192. doi:10.1007/s10021-007-9116-x.


Bechtold, JS, Naiman, RJ. 2009. A Quantitative Model of Soil Organic Matter Accumulation During Floodplain Primary Succession. Ecosystems 12:1352-1368. doi:10.1007/s10021-009-9294-9.

Corenblit, D, Steiger, J, Gurnell, AM, Naiman, RJ. 2009. Plants intertwine fluvial landform dynamics with ecological succession and natural selection: a niche construction perspective for riparian systems. Glob Ecol Biogeo 18:507-520. doi:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2009.00461.x.

Pinay, G, O'Keefe, TC, Edwards, RT, Naiman, RJ. 2009. Nitrate removal in the hyporheic zone of a salmon river in alaska. Riv Res Applic 25:367-375. doi:10.1002/rra.1164.


Olden, JD, Naiman, RJ . 2010. Incorporating thermal regimes into environmental flows assessments: modifying dam operations to restore freshwater ecosystem integrity. Freshw. Biol. 55:86-107. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02179.x.

Poff NL, Richter, BD, Arthington, AH, Bunn, SE, Naiman, RJ, Kendy, E, Acreman, M, Apse, C, Bledsoe, BP, Freeman, MC, Henriksen, J, Jacobson, RB, Kennen, JG, Merritt, DM, O Keeffe, JH, Olden, JD, Rogers, K, Tharme, RE, Warner, A. 2010. The ecological limits of hydrologic alteration (ELOHA): a new framework for developing regional environmental flow standards. Freshw. Biol. 55:147-170. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2009.02204.x.

Stolnack, SA, RJ Naiman. 2010. Patterns of conifer establishment and vigor on montane river floodplains in Olympic National Park, Washington, USA. Can. J. For. Res. 40(3):410-422.


Corenblit, D, ACW Baas, G Bornette, S Delmotte, RA Francis, AM Gurnell, F Julien, RJ Naiman, J Steiger. 2011. Feedbacks between geomorphology and biology controlling Earth surface processes and landforms: A review of foundation concepts and current understandings. Earth. Sci. Rev. 106:307-331.

Drake, DC, PR Sheppard, RJ Naiman. 2011. Relationships between salmon abundance and tree-ring δ15N: Three objective tests. Can. J. Forest Res. 41:2423-2432.

Steinberg, PD, Brett, MT, Bechtold, JS, Richey, JE, Porensky, LM, Smith, SN. 2011. The influence of watershed characteristics on nitrogen export to and marine fate in Hood Canal, Washington, USA. Biogeochemistry 106:415-433. doi:10.1007/s10533-010-9521-7.


Donley, EE, Naiman, RJ, Marineau, MD. 2012. Strategic planning for instream flow restoration: a case study of potential climate change impacts in the central Columbia River basin. Glob Change Biol 18:3071-3086. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02773.x.

Naiman, RJ, Alldredge, JR, Beauchamp, DA, Bisson, PA, Congleton, J, Henny, CJ, Huntly, N, Lamberson, R, Levings, C, Merrill, E, Pearcy, W, Rieman, B, Ruggerone, G, Scarnecchia, D, Smouse, PE, Wood, CC. 2012. Developing a broader scientific foundation for river restoration: Columbia River food webs. Proc Nat Acad Sci 109(52):21201-21207. doi:10.1073/pnas.1213408109.

Richardson, JS, RJ Naiman, PA Bisson. 2012. How did fixed-width buffers become the standard practice for protecting freshwaters from forest harvest practices? Freshwat. Sci. 31:232-238.


Capon, SJ, Chambers, LE, Mac Nally, R, Naiman, RJ, Davies, P, Marshall, N, Pittock, J, Reid, M, Capon, T, Douglas, M, Catford, J, Baldwin, DS, Stewardson, M, Roberts, J, Parsons, M, Williams, SE. 2013. Riparian Ecosystems in the 21st Century: Hotspots for Climate Change Adaptation?. Ecosystems 16(3):359-381. doi:10.1007/s10021-013-9656-1.

Catford, JA, Naiman, RJ, Chambers, LE, Roberts, J, Douglas, M, Davies, P. 2013. Predicting Novel Riparian Ecosystems in a Changing Climate. Ecosystems 16(3):382-400. doi:10.1007/s10021-012-9566-7.


Naiman, R.J., H. Décamps, and M.E. McClain. 2005. Riparia. Academic Press, San Diego.

Naiman, R.J., J.S. Bechtold, D. Drake, J.J. Latterell, T.C. O’Keefe, and E.A. Balian. 2005. Origins, patterns, and importance of heterogeneity in riparian systems. Pages XXX in G. Lovett, C.G. Jones, M.G. Turner, and K.C. Weathers (editors), Ecosystem Function in Heterogeneous Landscapes.  Springer-Verlag, New York.

Tockner, K., S. Bunn, G.P. Quinn, R.J. Naiman, J.A. Stanford, and C. Gordon. 2005. Flood plains: critically threatened ecosystems. Pages XXX in N.V.C. Polunin (Editor), State of the World’s Waters. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.

Vörösmarty, C., D. Lettenmaier, C. Lévêque, M. Meybeck, C. Pahl-Wostl, J. Alcamo, W. Cosgrove, H. Grassl, H. Hoff, C. Jaeger, P. Kabat, F. Lansigan,  H. Lins, R. Lawford, R.J. Naiman, and M. Niasse. 2005. Humans Transforming the Global Water System. EOS, American Geophysical Union Transactions

Balian, E.V. and R.J. Naiman. 2005. Abundance and production of riparian trees in the lowland floodplain of the Queets River, Washington. Ecosystems.

Drake, D.C., J.V. Smith and R.J. Naiman. 2005. Salmon decay and entropy: Nutrient contributions to riparian forest soils. Northwest Science

Richardson, J.S., R.J. Naiman, F.J. Swanson, and D.E. Hibbs. 2005. Riparian communities associated with Pacific Northwest headwater streams:  assemblages, processes, and uniqueness. Journal of the American Water Resources Association

Bernhardt, E., S.E. Bunn, D.D. Hart, B. Malmqvist, T. Muotka, R.J. Naiman, C. Pringle, M. Reuss, and B. van Wilgen.  2005. Perspective: The challenge of ecologically sustainable water management. Environmental Policy Journal.

Meyerson, L.A., J. Baron, J. Melillo, R.J. Naiman, R.I. O’Malley, G. Orians, M.A. Palmer, A.S.P. Pfaff, and O.E. Sala. 2005. Aggregate measures of ecosystem services: Can we take the pulse of nature?  Frontiers


McClain, M.E. and R. J. Naiman. 2004. Andean influences on the Amazon River. BioScience.

Pettit, N.E. and R.J. Naiman. 2004. Heterogeneity and the role of large woody debris piles in the post-flood recovery of riparian vegetation in a semi-arid river ecosystem. Oecologia.

Drake, D.C., P.R. Sheppard, and R.J. Naiman.  2004. Is salmon abundance reflected in tree-ring δ15N?  Two objective tests. Oecologia