Publications

Yanoviak, S.Y., E.M. Gora, P.M. Bitzer, J.C. Burchfield, H.C. Muller-Landau, M. Detto, S. Paton, and S.P. Hubbell. Conditional acceptance. Lightning is the primary killer of large tropical trees. New Phytologist. (co-first author)

Lucas, J.M., E.M. Gora, and M. Kaspari. Available Online. Antibiotics as chemical warfare across multiple taxonomic domains and trophic levels. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. (Cover)

Gora, E.M., and J.M. Lucas. Available Online. Dispersal and nutrient limitations of decomposition above the forest floor: evidence from experimental manipulations of epiphytes and macronutrients. Functional Ecology

Adams, B.J., Gora, E.M., and S.P. Yanoviak. In Press. Do lianas shape ant communities in an early successional tropical forest? Biotropica.

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)

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.

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.

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. Funct. Ecol. 32: 1128-1138. doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.13047

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. Ecol. Evol. 7: 8523-8534. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3347

Lucas, J.M., E.M. Gora, and A. Alonso. 2017. A view of the global conservation job market and how to succeed in it. Conserv. Biol. 31: 1223-1231. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12949

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. Ecol. Evol.  7: 5111-5122.

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). Myrmecol. News 23: 33-39.

Gora, E.M. and S.P. Yanoviak. 2015. Electrical properties of temperate forest trees: a review and quantitative comparison with vines. Can. J. Forest Res. 45(3): 236-245, 10.1139/cjfr-2014-0380.

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. Can. J. For. Res. 45(10): 1258-1268. 10.1139/cjfr-2015-0081.

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. J. Torrey Bot. Soc. 141(2): 151-160, 10.3159/TORREY-D-13-00066.1.