Jesse Morris portrait
  • Grant Specialist, Vp For Research
  • Research Associate Professor, Geography Department


  • Morris JL, DeRose RJ, Brussel T, Brewer S, Brunelle A & Long J (2019). Stable or seral? Fire-driven alternative states in aspen forests of western North America. Biology Letters. 1-5. Published, 05/2019.
  • Morris JL, Cottrell C, Fettig CJ, DeRose RJ, Mattor KM, Carter VA, Clear J, Clement J, Hansen WD, Hicke JA, Higuera PE, Seddon AWR, Seppa H, Sherrif RL, Stednick JD & Seybold SJ (2018). Bark beetles as agents of change in socialā€“ecological systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Vol. 16, 34-43. Published, 01/2018.
  • Morris JL, Cottrell C, Fettig CJ, Hansen WD, Sherrif RL, Carter VA, Clear J, Clement J, DeRose RJ, Hicke JA, Higuera PE, Mattor KM, Seddon AWR, Seppa H, Stednick JD & Seybold SJ (2017). Managing bark beetle impacts on ecosystems and society: priority questions to motivate future research. Journal of Applied Ecology. Vol. 54, 750-760. Published, 01/2017.
  • Morris JL, DeRose RJ & Brunelle A (2015). Long-term landscape changes in a subalpine spruce-fir forest in central Utah, USA. Forest Ecosystems. Vol. 2, 1-11. Published, 12/24/2015.
  • Morris JL, Mustaphi CJ, Carter VA, Watt J, Derr K, Pisaric MFJ, Anderson RS & Brunelle AR (2015). Do bark beetle remains in lake sediments correspond to severe outbreaks? A review of published and ongoing research. Quaternary International. Vol. 387, 72-86. Published, 11/11/2015.
  • Morris JL, McLauchlan KK & Higuera PE (2015). Sensitivity and complacency of sedimentary biogeochemical records to climate-mediated forest disturbances. Earth-Science Reviews. Vol. 148, 121-133. Published, 01/01/2015.
  • Morris JL, Mueller JR, Nurse A, Long CJ & McLauchlan KK (2014). Holocene fire regimes, vegetation and biogeochemistry of an ecotone site in the Great Lakes Region of North America. Journal of Vegetation Science. Vol. 6, 1450-1464. Published, 06/10/2014.
  • Morris JL, Valiranta M, Silasoo U, Tuittila ES & Korhola A (2014). Reā€evaluation of late H olocene fire histories of three boreal bogs suggest a link between bog fire and climate. Boreas. Vol. 44, 60-67. Published, 05/21/2014.
  • Morris JL, Brunelle AR, Munson AS, Spencer J & Power MJ (2013). Holocene vegetation and fire reconstructions from the Aquarius Plateau, Utah, USA. Quaternary International. Vol. 310, 111-123. Published, 10/15/2013.
  • Morris JL (2013). Using lake sediment records to reconstruct bark beetle disturbances in western North America. Frontiers of Biogeography. Vol. 5, 219-226. Published, 05/04/2013.
  • Morris JL, le Roux PC, Macharia AN, Brunelle A, Herbertson EG & Lundeen ZJ (2013). Organic, elemental, and geochemical contributions to lake sediment deposits during severe spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) disturbances. Forest Ecology and Management. Vol. 289, 78-89. Published, 02/01/2013.
  • Morris JL, Brunelle AR, DeRose RJ, Seppa H, Power MJ, Carter VA & Bares R (2013). Using fire regimes to delineate zones in a high-resolution lake sediment record from the western United States. Quaternary Research. Vol. 79, 24-36. Published, 01/01/2013.
  • Morris JL & Brunelle AR (2012). Pollen accumulation in lake sediments during historic spruce beetle disturbances in subalpine forests of southern Utah, USA. The Holocene. Vol. 22, 961-974. Published, 03/19/2012.
  • Morris JL, Brunelle AR & Munson AS (2010). Pollen evidence of historical forest disturbance on the Wasatch Plateau, Utah. Western North American Naturalist. Vol. 70, 175-188. Published, 07/01/2010.