This paper compares tree mortality patterns in treated (thinned and/or burned) forested stands to untreated stands and how these treatments affect forest response to drought.
Restaino, C., Young, D., Estes, B., Gross, S., Wuenschel, A., Meyer, M., and Safford, H. 2019. Forest structure and climate mediate drought‐induced tree mortality in forests of the Sierra Nevada, USA. Ecological Applications 29(4):e01902. 10.1002/eap.1902