1. *Gora, E.M., and *A. Esquivel-Muelbert†. 2021. Implications of size-dependent tree mortality on tropical forest carbon dynamics. Nature Plants. 7: 384–391. doi: 10.1038/s41477-021-00879-0 (*co-first author)
  2. Gora, E.M., J.C. Burchfield, H.C. Muller-Landau, P.M. Bitzer, and S.P. Yanoviak. 2020. Pantropical geography of lightning-caused disturbance and its implications for tropical forests. Global Change Biology. 26: 5017– 5026.
  3. Gora, E.M., H.C. Muller-Landau, P.M. Bitzer, J.C. Burchfield, and S.P. Yanoviak. 2020. A mechanistic and empirically supported lightning risk model for forest trees. Journal of Ecology. 1081956– 1966.
             –Harper Prize finalist for best paper by an early career scientist
  4. Gora, E.M, and S.P. Yanoviak. 2020. Lightning-caused disturbance in the Peruvian Amazon. Biotropica.
  5. Parlato, B.P., E.M. Gora, and S.P. Yanoviak. 2020. Lightning damage facilitates beetle colonization of tropical trees. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. saaa015.
  6. *Yanoviak, S.Y., *E.M. Gora, P.M. Bitzer, J.C. Burchfield, H.C. Muller-Landau, M. Detto, S. Paton, and S.P. Hubbell. 2020. Lightning is a major cause of large tree mortality in a neotropical forest. New Phytologist. 225: 1936-1944. (*co-first author)
  7. Lucas, J.M., E.M. Gora, A. Salzberg, and M. Kaspari. 2019. Antibiotics as chemical warfare across multiple taxonomic domains and trophic levels. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 286: 20191536 (Cover)
  8. Gora, E.M., and J.M. Lucas. 2019. Dispersal and nutrient limitations of decomposition above the forest floor: evidence from experimental manipulations of epiphytes and macronutrients. Functional Ecology. 33: 2417-2429.
  9. Adams, B.J., Gora, E.M., and S.P. Yanoviak. 2019. Do lianas shape ant communities in an early successional tropical forest? Biotropica. 51: 885-893.
  10. Gora, E.M., J.M. Lucas, and S.P. Yanoviak. 2019. Microbial composition and decomposition rates vary with microclimate from the ground to the canopy in a tropical forest. Ecosystems. 22(6): 1206-1219. (Cover)
  11. Gora, E.M., R.C. Kneale, M. Larjavaara, and H.C. Muller-Landau. 2019. Dead wood necromass in a moist tropical forest: Stocks, fluxes, and spatiotemporal variability. Ecosystems. 22(6): 1189-1205.
  12. Gripshover, N., S.P. Yanoviak, and E.M. Gora. 2018. A functional comparison of swimming behavior in two temperate forest ants (Camponotus pennsylvanicus and Formica subsericea) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 111(6): 319-325. doi: 10.1093/aesa/say026.
  13. Gora, E.M., E.J. Sayer, B.L. Turner, and E.V.J. Tanner. 2018. Decomposition of coarse woody debris in a long-term litter manipulation experiment: a focus on nutrient availability. Functional Ecology 32(4): 1128-1138. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.13047.
  14. Gora, E.M., P.M. Bitzer, J.C. Burchfield, S.A. Schnitzer, and S.P. Yanoviak. 2017. Effects of lightning on trees: a predictive model based on in situ electrical resistivity. Ecology and Evolution 7: 8523–8534. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3347.
  15. Lucas, J.M., E.M. Gora, and A. Alonso. 2017. A view of the global conservation job market and how to succeed in it. Conservation Biology 31(6): 1223-1231. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12949.
  16. Yanoviak, S.P., E.M. Gora, J.M. Burchfield, P.M. Bitzer, and M. Detto. 2017. Quantification and identification of lightning damage in tropical forests. Ecology and Evolution 7(14): 5111-5122. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3095.
  17. Gora, E.M., N. Gripshover, and S.P. Yanoviak. 2016. Orientation at the water surface by the carpenter ant Camponotus pennsylvanicus (De Geer, 1773) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Myrmecological News 23: 33-39.
  18. Gora, E.M. and S.P. Yanoviak. 2015. Electrical properties of temperate forest trees: a review and quantitative comparison with vines. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45(3): 236-245, 10.1139/cjfr-2014-0380.
  19. Yanoviak, S.P., E.M. Gora, J. Fredley, P.M. Bitzer, R.M. Muzika, and W.P. Carson. 2015. Direct effects of lightning in temperate forests: a review and preliminary survey in a hemlock-hardwood forest of the northern United States. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45(10): 1258-1268. doi: 10.1139/cjfr-2015-0081.
  20. Gora, E.M., L.L. Battaglia, H. Schumacher, and W.P. Carson. 2014. Patterns of coarse woody debris volume among 18 late-successional and mature forest stands in Pennsylvania. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 141(2): 151-160. doi: 10.3159/TORREY-D-13-00066.1.