Publications – Bill Chapman

This researcher no longer works for the B.C. Government. 


Listed in order of publication date.


  • Wilhelm RC, Cardenas E, Maas KR, Leung H, McNeil L, Berch S, Chapman W, Hope G,Kranabetter JM, Dubé S, Busse M, Fleming R, Hazlett P, Webster KL, Morris D, Scott DA and Mohn WW. 2017. Biogeography and organic matter removal shape long-term effects of timber harvesting on forest soil microbial communities. The ISME Journal 1–17.Chapman, W.K., B. Schellenberg, and T.A. Newsome. 2011. Assessment of armillaria root disease infection in stands in south-central British Columbia with varying levels of overstory retention, with and without pushover logging. Can. J. For. Res. 41(8):1598-1605. [Link]


  • Hope, G., P. Jordan, R. Winkler, T. Giles, M. Curran, K. Soneff, and B. Chapman. 2015. Post-wildfire natural hazards risk analysis in British Columbia. Prov. B.C., Victoria, B.C. Land Manag. Handb. 69. [Link]
  • Reid AM, Chapman, WK, Kranabetter, JM, and Prescott, CE. 2015. Response of lodgepole pine health to soil disturbance treatments in British Columbia, Canada. Can. J. For. Res. 45: 1045–1055.


  • Paul, L.R., W.K. Chapman, and C.P. Chanway. 2013. Diazotrophic bacteria reside inside Suillus tomentosus / Pinus contorta tuberculate ectomycorrhizae. Botany 91(1): 48-52 [Link]


  • Kabzems, R., S. Dube, M. Curran, B. Chapman, S. Berch, G. Hope, M. Kranabetter, and C. Bulmer. 2011. Maintaining soil productivity in forest biomass chipping operations best management practices for soil conservation. B.C. Min. For. Range, For. Sci. Prog., Victoria, B.C. Exten. Note 98. [Link]


  • Bravi, B. and B.K. Chapman. 2009. Managing for Pine Mushrooms through the Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic in the West Chilcotin: Second Edition. B.C. Min. For. Range, South. Int. For. Reg., Kamloops, B.C. Exten. Note 09. [Link]
  • Krzic, M., L. Zabek, C.E. Bulmer, B.K. Chapman, and C. Trethewey. 2009. Soil properties and lodgepole pine growth on forest landings rehabilitated by tillage and fertilizer application. Can. J. Soil Sci. 89(1):25-34. [Link]


  • Bulmer, C., S.M. Berch, M. Curran, B. Chapman, M. Kranabetter, S. Dube, G. Hope, P. Courtin, and R. Kabzems. 2008. Monitoring the effects of forest practices on soil productivity and hydrologic function. BC Journal of Ecosystems and Management 9(2):48-59. 
  • Curran, M.P., C.E. Bulmer, S.M. Berch, S. Dube, B.K. Chapman, G.D. Hope, S. Currie, P.J. Courtin, and J.M. Kranabetter (Compilers). 2008. Protocol for soil resource stewardship monitoring: cutblock level. Version 4.0. Forest and Range Evaluation Program, B.C. Min. For. Range, and B.C. Min. Env., Victoria BC. [PDF 1686KB]


  • Paul, L.R., B.K. Chapman, and C.P. Chanway. 2007. Nitrogen fixation associated with Suillus tomentosus tuberculate ectomycorrhizae on Pinus contorta var. latifolia. Ann. Bot. 99(6):1101-1109. [Link]


  • Curran, M.P., B.K. Chapman, G.D. Hope, and D.F. Scott. 2006. Large-scale Erosion and Flooding after Wildfires: Understanding the Soil Conditions. B.C. Min. For. Range, Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 030. [Link]
  • Fleming, R., R. Powers, N. Foster, J.M. Kranabetter, D.A. Scott, F. Ponder Jr., S. Berch, W. Chapman, R.D. Kabzems, K.H. Ludovici, D.M. Morris, D.S. Page-Dumroese, P. Sanborn, F. Sanchez, D.M. Stone, and A.E. Tiarks. 2006. Effects of organic matter removal, soil compaction, and vegetation control on 5-year seedling performance: a regional comparison of Long-Term Soil Productivity sites. Can. J. For. Res. 36(3):529-550. [Link]
  • Kranabetter, J.M., P. Sanborn, W.K. Chapman, and S. Dube. 2006. The Contrasting Response to Soil Disturbance between Lodgepole Pine and Hybrid White Spruce in Subboreal Forests. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 70(5):1591-1599. [Link]
  • Krzic, M., R.F. Newman, C. Trethewey, C.E. Bulmer, and B.K. Chapman. 2006. Cattle grazing effects on plant species composition and soil compaction on rehabilitated forest landings in central interior British Columbia. J. Soil Water Cons. 61(3):137-144. [Link]
  • Leslie, R.P., B.K. Chapman, and C.P. Chanway. 2006. Suillus tomentosus tuberculate ectomycorrhizal abundance and distribution in Pinus contorta woody debris. Can. J. For. Res. 36(2):460-466. [Link]
  • Sanchez, F.G., A.E. Tiarks, J.M. Kranabetter, D.S. Page-Dumroese, R.F. Powers, P.T. Sanborn, and W.K. Chapman. 2006. Effects of organic matter removal and soil compaction on fifth-year mineral soil carbon and nitrogen contents for sites across the United States and Canada. Can. J. For. Res. 36(3):565-576. [Link]


  • Sagar, R.M., M.J. Waterhouse, and B.K. Chapman. 2005. Microclimate Studies in Silvicultural Systems on the Chilcotin Plateau of British Columbia: The Itcha-Ilgachuz Project (1997-2003). B.C. Min. For., Res. Br., Victoria, B.C. Tech. Rep. 022. [Link]


  • Chapman, B.K., G. Xiao, and S. Myers. 2004. Early results from field trials using Hypholoma fasciculare to reduce Armillaria ostoyae root disease. Can. J. Bot. 82(7):962-969. [Link]
  • Kranabetter, J.M. and B.K. Chapman. 2004. An analysis of litter nitrogen dynamics using artificial soils across a gradient of forest soil disturbances. Can. J. Soil Sci. 84(2):159-167. [Link]


  • Chapman, B.K., E.J. Begin, and M.P. Curran. 2001. Using Hypholoma Fasciculare Inoculation as a Means to Control Armillaria Root Disease on Calcareous Soils: Trial Establishment and Monitoring. B.C. Min. For., Cariboo For. Reg. Exten. Note 33. [Cariboo Extension Note 33 2519KB]


  • Sanborn, P.T., J.M. Kranabetter, and B. Chapman. 2000. Nutrient removals in woody biomass: preliminary estimates from the sub-boreal spruce long-term soil productivity study. B.C. Min. For. LTSPS Res. Note 04. [Link]
  • Chapman, B.K. 2000. Rehabilitation of Backlog Landings: A Co-operative Project Between Lignum Ltd. and the Cariboo Forest Region Research Section. B.C. Min. For., Cariboo For. Reg. Exten. Note 29. [Cariboo Extension Note 29 348KB]
  • Bulmer, C.E., S. Berch, B. Chapman, M. Curran, D. Hodgkins, G.D. Hope, M. Jones, M.R. Plotnikoff, M.G. Schmidt, K.H. Venner, and G. Xiao. 2000. Update on Soil Rehabilitation Research in the Southern Interior. In: Proceedings, From science to management and back: a science forum for southern interior ecosystems of British Columbia. C. Hollstedt, K. Sutherland, and T. Innes (editors). Southern Interior Forest Extension and Research Partnership, Kamloops, B.C., pp. 29-32. 
  • Chapman, B.K. 2000. Soil Temperature on the Long - Term Soil Productivity Study. B.C. Min. For., Cariboo For. Reg. Exten. Note 32. [Cariboo Extension Note 32 320KB]
  • Chapman, B., J. Battigelli, L. Paul, and G. Xiao. 2000. Disappearing Large Woody Substrate: A Habitat Change of Biblical Proportions?. In: Darling, L. (ed.) At risk: proceedings of a conference on the biology and management of species and habitats at risk. February 15-19,1999, University College of the Cariboo, Kamloops, B.C. Ministry of Environment Lands and Parks, Victoria, B.C. Pp. 775-778. 
  • Chapman, B.K., E.J. Begin, and M.P. Curran. 2000. Using Hypholoma fasciculare Inoculation as a Means to Control Armillaria Root Disease on Calcareous Soils: Trial Establishment and Monitoring. B.C. Min. For., Nelson For. Reg. Exten. Note 052. [Link]


  • Kranabetter, J.M. and B.K. Chapman. 1999. Effects of forest soil compaction and organic matter removal on leaf litter decomposition in central British Columbia. Can. J. Soil Sci. 79(4):543-550. [Link]


  • Axelrood, P.E., W.K. Chapman, K.A. Seifert, D.B. Trotter, and G. Shrimpton. 1998. Cylindrocarpon and Fusarium root colonization of Douglas-fir seedlings from British Columbia reforestation sites. Can. J. For. Res. 28(8):1198-1206. [Link]


  • Xiao, G. and B. Chapman. 1997. Cultivation of Hericium abietis on conifer sawdust. Can. J. Bot. 75(7):1155-1157. [Link]


  • Ward, K. and B. Chapman. 1995. The Cariboo Underworld: Amphibians in Clearcuts and Forests. Cordillera 2(2):32-41. [PDF 988KB]
  • Chapman, B. and M. Kranabetter. 1995. Soil Biodiversity. Forest Sciences, Prince Rupert For. Region. Ext. Note 13.
  • Chapman, B.K. 1995. Effects of Disturbance on Terrestrial Amphibians in Three Biogeoclimatic Zones. B.C. Min. For., Cariboo For. Reg. Exten. Note 18. [Cariboo Extension Note 18 35KB]


  • Chapman, B. 1993. Identification and Management of Summer Frost-Prone Sites in the Cariboo Forest Region. B.C. Min. For., Cariboo For. Reg. Exten. Note 05. [Cariboo Extension Note 05 33KB]
  • Chapman, B. 1993. Site Disturbance and Reclamation. B.C. Min. For., Cariboo For. Reg. Exten. Note 04. [Cariboo Extension Note 04 33KB]


  • Chapman, W.K., S.M. Berch, and T.M. Ballard. 1990. In vitro growth of ectomycorrhizal fungi on dilute agar. Mycologia 82(4):526-527. [Link]