Publications

  1. Yanoviak, S.Y., E.M. Gora, P.M. Bitzer, J.C. Burchfield, H.C. Muller-Landau, M. Detto, S. Paton, and S.P. Hubbell. In Press. Lightning is a major cause of large tree mortality in a neotropical forest. New Phytologist. (co-first author)
  2. 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)
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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)
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.