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International Space Station Observations Offer Insights Into Plant Function Shawn Serbin 26-Jun-17 Read
Fine-Root Growth in a Forested Bog is Seasonally Dynamic, But Shallowly Distributed in Nutrient-Poor Peat Environments Colleen M. Iversen 12-Jun-17 Read
Enabling Remote Prediction of Leaf Age in Tropical Forest Canopies Alistair Rogers 11-Jun-17 Read
Partitioning Controls on Tropical Evergreen Forest Photosynthesis across Timescales Alistair Rogers 11-Jun-17 Read
Phosphorus Feedbacks May Constrain Tropical Ecosystem Responses To Changes In Atmospheric CO2 Xiaojuan Yang 11-Jun-17 Read
Retention Of Stored Water Enables Tropical Tree Saplings To Survive Extreme Drought Conditions Brett Wolfe 11-Jun-17 Read
Monoterpene ‘Themometer’ of Tropical Forest-Atmosphere Response of High Temperature Stress Kolby Jardine 11-Jun-17 Read
Biogenic Volatile Organic Compounds In Amazonian Ecosystems Kolby J. Jardine 11-Jun-17 Read
Variation In Stem Mortality Rates Determines Patterns Of Above-Ground Biomass In Amazonian Forests: Implications For Dynamic Global Vegetation Models Brad Christoffersen 11-Jun-17 Read
Tropical Tree Photosynthesis And Nutrients: The Model-Data Connection Richard J. Norby 11-Jun-17 Read
Mechanical Vulnerability And Resistance To Snapping And Uprooting For Central Amazon Tree Species G.H.P.M. Ribeiro 11-Jun-17 Read
Landscape-Scale Consequences Of Differential Tree Mortality From Catastrophic Wind Disturbance In The Amazon Sami W. Rifai 11-Jun-17 Read
Do Dynamic Global Vegetation Models Capture The Seasonality Of Carbon Fluxes In The Amazon Basin? A Data-Model Intercomparison Brad Christoffersen 11-Jun-17 Read
Aboveground Biomass Variability Across Intact and Degraded Forests in the Brazilian Amazon Michael Keller 11-Jun-17 Read
Long Term Decomposition: The Influence Of Litter Type And Soil Horizon On Retention Of Plant Carbon And Nitrogen In Soils Margaret S. Torn 05-Jun-17 Read
A Trait-Based Plant Hydraulics Model For Tropical Forests Brad Christoffersen 02-Jun-17 Read
Improving Predictions of Heterotrophic Respiration Ben Bond-Lamberty 02-Jun-17 Read
The Energetic And Carbon Economic Origins Of Leaf Thermoregulation Nate McDowell 02-Jun-17 Read
Shifts in Biomass and Productivity for a Subtropical Dry Forest in Response to Simulated Elevated Hurricane Disturbances Jeffrey Q. Chambers 02-Jun-17 Read
Linking Microbial Community Composition To Carbon Loss Rates During Wood Decomposition Chonggang Xu 02-Jun-17 Read
Patterns Of Tree Mortality In A Temperate Deciduous Forest Derived From A Large Forest Dynamics Plot Stuart Davies 02-Jun-17 Read
The FLUXNET2015 Dataset Margaret S. Torn 23-May-17 Read
Ecological Role of Hydraulic Traits of Amazon Rainforest Trees Thomas L. Powell 19-May-17 Read
PeRL: A Circum-Arctic Permafrost Region Pond and Lake Database William J. Riley, Charlie Koven 12-May-17 Read
A Global Trait-Based Approach to Estimate Leaf Nitrogen Functional Allocations from Observations William J. Riley 09-May-17 Read
Tundra Carbon Losses With Rapid Permafrost Thaw Ted Schuur 08-May-17 Read
Building A Better Foundation: Improving Root-Trait Measurements To Understand And Model Plant And Ecosystem Processes M. Luke McCormack 03-May-17 Read
Temperate Forest Methane Sink Diminished By Tree Emissions Patrick Megonigal 25-Apr-17 Read
Mapping Snow Depth Within A Tundra Ecosystem Using Multiscale Observations And Bayesian Methods Stan D. Wullschleger 18-Apr-17 Read
The Phenology Of Leaf Quality And Its Variation Are Essential For Accurate Modeling Of Photosynthesis In Tropical Evergreen Forests Jin Wu 18-Apr-17 Read
Global Photosynthesis on the Rise Elliott Campbell 04-Apr-17 Read
The Whole-soil Carbon Flux in Response to Warming: Soils Could Release Much More Carbon Than Expected as Climate Warms Margaret S. Torn 15-Mar-17 Read
A Global Fine-Root Ecology Database to Address Belowground Challenges in Plant Ecology Colleen M. Iversen 09-Mar-17 Read
An ecosystem-scale, experimental system to study whole-ecosystem-warming was documented Paul J. Hanson 24-Feb-17 Read
Climate Warming Could Cause Plants and Soils to Become Out of Sync on Mountaintops Globally Aimee T. Classen 14-Feb-17 Read
Plant-Mycorrhizal Interactions Influence Coexistence Patterns in Plants Aimee T. Classen 14-Feb-17 Read
Bacteria Living Within Plant Roots Affect Where and How Plants Allocate Carbon for Growth Aimee T. Classen 14-Feb-17 Read
Windthrow Variability in Central Amazonia William J. Riley 10-Feb-17 Read
Observational Needs for Estimating Alaskan Soil Carbon Stocks under Current and Future Climate Julie D. Jastrow 30-Jan-17 Read
Differences in Soluble Organic Carbon Chemistry in Pore Waters Sampled from Different Pore Size Domains Vanessa Bailey 13-Jan-17 Read
How Moisture Affects the Way Soil Microbes Breathe Vanessa Bailey 11-Jan-17 Read
Large CO2 and CH4 Emissions from Polygonal Tundra During Spring Thaw in Northern Alaska Naama Raz-Yaseef 09-Jan-17 Read
Seedling Responses to Climate Warming May Slow Tree Advance Upslope Lara M. Kueppers 19-Dec-16 Read
Under-utilized Soil Respiration Data Offer Novel Ways to Constrain and Improve Models Ben Bond-Lamberty 30-Nov-16 Read
A Roadmap for Improving the Representation of Photosynthesis in Earth System Models Alistair Rogers 28-Nov-16 Read
Temperature Response of Soil Respiration Largely Unaltered with Experimental Warming Scott D. Bridgham 16-Nov-16 Read
Dynamic Vertical Profiles of Peat Porewater Chemistry in a Northern Peatland Natalie Griffiths 25-Oct-16 Read
Vertical Transport of Greenhouse Gases through the Nocturnal Atmospheric Boundary Layer David Werth 17-Oct-16 Read
A Belowground Perspective On Forest Drought Offers Improved Predictions for Managing Climate Change Impacts Paul J. Hanson 14-Oct-16 Read
Coupled simulations of surface and subsurface thermal hydrology in permafrost-affected regions Scott L. Painter 07-Oct-16 Read
The Alaska Arctic Vegetation Archive (AVA-AK) Amy L. Breen 30-Sep-16 Read
Radiocarbon constraints imply reduced carbon uptake by soils during the 21st century Margaret Torn 26-Sep-16 Read
Aquatic Plants Accelerate Arctic Methane Emissions Christian G. Andresen 22-Sep-16 Read
Global model improved by incorporating new hypothesis for vegetation nutrient limitation, supported by field experiment Peter E. Thornton 21-Sep-16 Read
Biogeochemical modeling of CO2 and CH4 production in anoxic Arctic soil microcosms Peter E. Thornton 21-Sep-16 Read
Human-induced greening of the northern extratropical land surface Jiafu Mao 21-Sep-16 Read
An observational constraint on stomatal function in forests: evaluating coupled carbon and water vapor exchange with carbon isotopes in the Community Land Model (CLM4.5) David R. Bowling 20-Sep-16 Read
Model Guided Field Experiments: Ecosystem CO2 Responses in an Australian Eucalypt Woodland Anthony Walker 20-Sep-16 Read
Strong Regional Atmospheric 14C Signature of Respired CO2 Observed from a Tall Tower over the Midwestern United States Brian LaFranchi 19-Sep-16 Read
Assessing the Challenges and Benefits of an Online ‘Open Experiment’ Ben Bond-Lamberty 13-Sep-16 Read
A multi-scale comparison of modeled and observed seasonal methane emissions in northern wetlands William J. Riley 13-Sep-16 Read
Community-level flux methods provide a foundation for understanding bog carbon cycle warming responses Paul J. Hanson 01-Sep-16 Read
Influences and Interactions of Inundation, Peat, and Snow and Active Layer Thickness Adam Atchley 15-Aug-16 Read
Shrubs Accelerate Wetland Water Loss Brian Benscoter 01-Aug-16 Read
Slow Ecosystem Responses Conditionally Regulate Annual Carbon Balance Over 15 Years in Californian Oak-Grass Savanna Dennis Baldocchi 26-Jul-16 Read
Potential Carbon Emissions Dominated by Carbon Dioxide from Thawed Permafrost Soils Colleen M. Iversen 20-Jul-16 Read

 

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