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Matthew Madsen (Matt)
Range and Meadow Forage Management Research
RESEARCH ECOLOGIST

Phone: (541) 573-8915
Fax: (541) 573-3042

67826-A, HWY 205
BURNS, OR, 97720

Projects
Restoring and Managing Great Basin Ecosystems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422620
Precision Restoration: Using Innovative Technology to Overcome Ecological Barriers to Restoration of Sage-Steppe
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 424162

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Can imazapic and seeding be applied simultaneously to rehabilitate medusahead-invaded rangeland? Single vs. multiple entry - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Jun-14)
Restoration of mountain big sagebrush steppe following prescibed burning to control western juniper Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Madsen, M.D., Nafus, A.M. 2014. Restoration of mountain big sagebrush steppe following prescibed burning to control western juniper. Environmental Management. 53:1015-1022. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-014-0255-5
Western land managers will need all available tools for adapting to climate change, including grazing: A critique of Beschta et al Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Svejcar, A.J., Boyd, C.S., Davies, K.W., Madsen, M.D., Bates, J.D., Sheley, R.L., Marlow, C., Bohnert, D., Borman, M., Mata-Gonzalez, R., Buckhouse, J., Stringham, T., Perryman, B., Swanson, S., Tate, K., George, M., Ruyle, G., Roundy, B., Call, C., Jensen, K.B., Launchbaugh, K., Gearhart, A., Vermeire, L.T., Tanaka, J., Derner, J.D., Frasier, G.W., Havstad, K.M. 2014. Western land managers will need all available tools for adapting to climate change, including grazing: A critique of Beschta et al. Environmental Management. 53:1035-1038. DOI: 10.1007/s00267-013-0218-2.
Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire with surfactant seed coating technology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D.L., Roundy, B.A., Kostka, S.J. 2014. Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire with surfactant seed coating technology. American Society for Testing and Materials. 33:44-55. DOI: 10.1520/STP156920120181.
Improving restoration of exotic annual grass-invaded rangelands through activated carbon seed enhancement technologies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Davies, K.W., Mummey, D.L., Svejcar, A.J. 2014. Improving restoration of exotic annual grass-invaded rangelands through activated carbon seed enhancement technologies. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67(1):61-67.
Restoration of mountain big sagebrush plant communities following western juniper control - (Government Publication)
Davies, K.W., Bates, J.D., Madsen, M.D., Nafus, A.M. 2013. Restoration of mountain big sagebrush plant communities following western juniper control. Bureau of Land Management. p.1-12.
Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire - shifting the paradigm with surfactant seed coatings Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D.L., Kostka, S.J. 2013. Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire - shifting the paradigm with surfactant seed coatings [abstract]. Biohydrology Confernce, May 21-24, 2013, Landau/Pfalz, Germany. Paper No. P2-25.
Establishing turfgrass on water repellent soil with ethylene oxide-propylene oxide block copolymer surfactant seed coatings - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Kostka, S.J., Hulet, A., Mcmillan, M.F. 2013. Establishing turfgrass on water repellent soil with ethylene oxide-propylene oxide block copolymer surfactant seed coatings [abstract]. Biohydrology Confernce, May 21-24, 2013, Landau/Pfalz, Germany. Paper No. P2-24.
Surfactant seed coating - a strategy to improve turfgrass establishment on water repellent soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Kostka, S.J., Hulet, A., Mackey, B.E., Harrison, M.A., Mcmillan, M.F. 2013. Surfactant seed coating - A strategy to improve turfgrass establishment on water repellent soils. International Symposium on Adjuvants for Agrochemicals. p.205-210.
Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire with surfactant seed coating technology - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D.L., Kostka, S.J. 2013. Improving reseeding success after catastrophic wildfire with surfactant seed coating technology [abstract]. European Geosciences Union General Assembly Proceedings 2013. 15:Paper No. EGU2013-13360.
Soil surfactant products for improving hydrologic function in post-fire water repellent soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Coronel, E.G., Hopkins, B.G. 2013. Soil surfactant products for improving hydrologic function in post-fire water repellent soil. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77:1825-1830.
Anchor chaining’s influence on soil hydrology and seeding success in burned piñon-juniper woodlands - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Dec-12)
Medusahead invasion along unimproved roads, animal trails, and random transects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Nafus, A., Madsen, M.D. 2013. Medusahead invasion along unimproved roads, animal trails, and random transects. Western North American Naturalist. 73:54-59.
Use of Biosol Forte as a seed coating to improve stand establishment of native bunchgrass species - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Munday, K.L. 2013. Use of Biosol Forte as a seed coating to improve stand establishment of native bunchgrass species [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 322.
Improving rangeland seeding success in post-fire water repellent soil using surfactant seed coating technology - (Abstract Only)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D.L. 2013. Improving rangeland seeding success in post-fire water repellent soil using surfactant seed coating technology [abstract]. 66th Annual Meeting of the Society for Range Management, February 3-7, 2013, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Paper No. 319.
Postfire restoration of soil hydrology and wildland vegetation using surfactant seed coating technology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Kostka, S.J., Inouye, A., Zvirzdin, D.L. 2012. Postfire restoration of soil hydrology and wildland vegetation using surfactant seed coating technology. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(3):253-259.
Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Davies, K.W., Williams, J.B., Svejcar, A.J. 2012. Agglomerating seeds to enhance native seedling emergence and growth. Journal of Applied Ecology. 49:431-438.
Influence of soil water repellency on seedling emergence and plant survival in a burned semi-arid woodland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Petersen, S.L., Fernelius, K.J., Roundy, B.A., Taylor, A.G., Hopkins, B.G. 2012. Influence of soil water repellency on seedling emergence and plant survival in a burned semi-arid woodland. Arid Land Research and Management. 26:236-249.
Comparison of postfire soil water repellency amelioration strategies on bluebunch wheatgrass and cheatgrass survival Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Petersen, S.L., Roundy, B.A., Hopkins, B.G., Taylor, A.G. 2012. Comparison of postfire soil water repellency amelioration strategies on bluebunch wheatgrass and cheatgrass survival. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(2):182-188.
Soil water repellency within a burned pinon-juniper woodland: spatial distribution, severity, and ecohydrologic implications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzdin, D., Petersen, S., Hopkins, B., Roundy, B.A., Chandler, D. 2011. Soil water repellency within a burned pinon-juniper woodland: spatial distribution, severity, and ecohydrologic implications. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 75:1543-1553.
Feature extraction techniques for estimating pinon and juniper tree cover and density, and comparison with field based management surveys Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madsen, M.D., Zvirzden, D.L., Davis, B.D., Petersen, S.L., Roundy, B.A. 2011. Feature extraction techniques for estimating pinon and juniper tree cover and density, and comparison with field based management surveys. Environmental Management. 47:766-776.
Estimating western juniper cover with NAIP imagery and evaluating the relationships between potential cover and environmental variables Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, K.W., Steven, P.L., Dustin, J.D., Davis, D.B., Madsen, M.D., Daniel, Z.L., Bates, J.D. 2010. Estimating western juniper cover with NAIP imagery and evaluating the relationships between potential cover and environmental variables. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:630-637.
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