Ecosystems Center 2011 Publications

Beaulieu, JJ; Tank, JL; Hamilton, SK; Wollheim, WM; Hall, Jr., RO; Mulholland, PJ; Peterson, BJ; Ashkenas, LR; Cooper, LW; Dahm, CN; Dodds, WK; Grimm, NB; Johnson, SL; McDowell, WH; Poole, GC; Valett, HM; Arango, CP; Bernot, MJ; Burgin, AJ; Crenshaw, CL; Helton, AM; Johnson, LT; O’Brien, JM; Potter, JD; Sheibley, RW; Sobota, DJ; and Thomas, SM. 2011. Nitrous Oxide Emission from Denitrification in Stream and River Networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(1): 214-219.

Bijoori, NS; Pataki, DE; Rocha, AV; Goulden, ML. 2011. The Application of δ18O and δD for Understanding Water Pools and Fluxes in a Typha Marsh. Plant, Cell and Environment doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3040.2011.02372.x.

Boelman, NT; Rocha, AV; Shaver, GR. 2011. Understanding Burn Severity Sensing in Arctic Tundra: Exploring Vegetation Indices, Suboptimal Assessment Timing and the Impact of Increasing Pixel Size. International Journal of Remote Sensing iFirst, 2011, 1-24.

Bowen, JL; Ward, BB; Morrison, HG; Hobbie, JE; Valiela, I; Deegan, LA; Sogin, ML. 2011. Microbial Community Composition in Sediments Resists Perturbation by Nutrient Enrichment. The ISME Journal doi:10.1038/ismej.2011.22.

Butler, SM; Melillo, JM; Johnson, JE; Mohan, JE; Steudler, PA; Lux, H; Burrows, E; Smith, RM; Vario, CL; Scott, L; Hill, TD; Aponte, N; Bowles FP. 2011. Soil Warming Alters Nitrogen Cycling in a New England Forest: Implications for Ecosystem Function and Structure. Oecologia DOI 10.1007/s00442-011-2133-7.

Callaghan, TV; Tweedie, CE;  Akerman, J,  Andrews C,  Bergstedt, J;  Butler, MG; Christensen, TR; Cooley, D; Dahlberg, U; Danby, RK; Daniëls, FJ; de Molenaar, JG; Dick, J; Mortensen, CE; Ebert-May, D; Emanuelsson, U; Eriksson, H; Hedenås, H; Henry, HRG; Hik, DS; Hobbie, JEJantze, EJ; Jaspers, C; Johansson, C;  Johansson, M;  Johnson, DR; Johnstone, JFJonasson, C;  Kennedy, C;  Kenney, AJ;  Keuper, F; Koh, S;  Krebs, CJ; Lantuit, H; Lara, MJ; Lin, D; Lougheed, VL; Madsen, JMatveyeva, N; Mcewen, DC; Myers-Smith, IH; Narozhniy, YK; Olsson, H; Pohjola, VA; Price, LW;  Rigét, F; Rundqvist, SSandström, ATamstorf, M; Van Bogaert, R;  Villarreal, S;  Webber, PJ; Zemtsov, VA.

2011. Multi-decadal Changes in Tundra Environments and Ecosystems: Synthesis of the International Polar Year-Back to the Future Project (IPY-BTF). Ambio 40(6):705-16.

Cao, S; Sun, G; Zhang, Z; Chen, L; Feng, Q; Fu, B; McNulty, S; Shankman, D; Tang, J; Wang, Y; Wei, X. 2011. Greening China Naturally. Ambio 40: 828-831.

Chen, L; Zhang, Z; Li, Z; Tang, J; Caldwell, P; Zhang, W. 2011. Biophysical Control of Whole Tree Transpiration Under an Urban Environment in Northern China. Journal of Hydrology 402: 388-400. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2011.03.034.

Condon, RH; Steinberg, DK; del Giorgio, PA; Bouvier, TC; Bronk, DA; Graham, WM; Ducklow, HW. 2011. Jellyfish Blooms Result in a Major Microbial Respiratory Sink of Carbon in Marine Systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(25) 10225-10230.

Deegan, LA; Neill, C; Haupert, CL; Ballester, MVR; Krusche, AV; Victoria, RL; Thomas, SM; de Moor, E. 2011. Amazon Deforestation Alters Small Stream Structure, Nitrogen Biogeochemistry and Connectivity to Larger Rivers. Biogeochemistry 105:53–74.

Ducklow, HW; Myers, KMS; Erickson, M; Ghiglione, J-F; Murray, AE. 2011. Response of Summertime Antarctic Marine Bacterial Community to Glucose and Ammonium Enrichment. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 64:205-220.

Elmendorf, SC; Henry, GHR; Hollister, RD; Björk, RG; Bjorkman, AJ; Callaghan, TV; Cooper, EJ; Cornelissen, JHC; Day, TA; Fosaa, AM; Gould, WA; Grétarsdóttir, J; Harte, J; Hermanutz, L; Hik, DA; Hofgaard, A; Jarrad, F; Jónsdóttir, IS; Keuper, F; Klanderud, K; Klein, JA; Koh, S; Kudo, G; Lang, S; Lowen, V; May, JL; Mercado-Diaz, J; Michelsen, A; Molau, U; Pieper, S; Robinson, CH; Siegart, L; Myers-Smith, I; Oberbauer, SF; Post, E; Rixen, C; Schmidt, NM; Shaver, GR; Tolvanen, A; Totland, O; Troxler, T; Wahren, CH; Webber, PJ; Welker, JM; Wookey, P. 2011. Global Assessment of Simulated Climate Warming on Tundra Vegetation: Heterogeneity Over Space and Time. Ecology Letters, doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01716.x.

Felzer, BS; Cronin, TW; Melillo, JM; Kicklighter, DW; Schlosser, CA; Dangal, SRS. 2011. Nitrogen Effect on Carbon-Water Coupling in Forests, Grasslands, and Shrublands in the Arid Western United States. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 116, G03023, doi: 10.1029/2010JG001621.

Forbrich, I; Kutzbach, L; Wille, C; Becker, T; Wu, J; Wilmking, M. 2011. Cross-evaluation of Measurements of Peatland Methane Emissions on Microform and Ecosystem Scales Using High-resolution Landcover Classification and Source Weight Modelling. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151(7):864–874.

Galford, GL; Melillo, JM; Kicklighter, DW; Mustard, JF; Cronin, TW; Cerri, CEP; Cerri, CC. 2011. Historical Carbon Emissions and Uptake from the Agricultural Frontier of the Brazilian Amazon. Ecological Applications 21(3): 750–763. doi: 10.1890/09-1957.1.

Gurgel, A; Cronin, T; Reilly, J; Paltsev, S; Kicklighter, D; Melillo, J. 2011. Food, Fuel, Forests, and the Pricing of Ecosystem Services. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 93(2): 342-348, doi: 10.1093/ajae/aaq087.

Harmon, ME; Bond-Lamberty, B; Tang, J; Vargas, R. 2011. Heterotrophic Respiration in Disturbed Forests: A Review With Examples from North America. Journal of Geophysical Research 116: G00K04, doi: 10.1029/2010JG001495.

Hayes, DJ; McGuire, AD; Kicklighter, DW; Gurney, KR; Burnside, TJ; Melillo, JM. 2011. Is the Northern High-Latitude Land-based CO2 Sink Weakening? Global Biogeochemical Cycles 25, GB3018, doi: 10.1029/2010GB003813.

Hayes, DJ; McGuire, AD; Kicklighter, DW; Burnside, TJ; Melillo, JM. 2011. The Effects of Land Cover and Land Use Change on the Contemporary Carbon Balance of the Arctic and Boreal Terrestrial Ecosystems in Northern Eurasia. In G. Gutman and A. Reissell (eds.), Eurasian Arctic Land Cover and Land Use in a Changing Climate. Springer, New York, New York, doi: 10.1007/978-90-481-9118-5_6.

Hayhoe, SJ; Neill, C; Porder, S; McHorney, R; Lefebvre, P; Coe, MT; Elsenbeer, H; Krusche, AV. 2011. Conversion to Soy on the Amazonian Agricultural Frontier Increases Streamflow Without Affecting Stormflow Dynamics. Global Change Biology 17:1821-1833.

Howarth, RW; Swaney, D; Billen, G; Garnier, J; Hong, B; Humborg, C; Johnes, P; Mörth, CM; Marino, R. 2011. Nitrogen Fluxes from the Landscape are Controlled by Net Anthropogenic Nitrogen Inputs and by Climate. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. DOI: 10.1890/100178.

Howarth, RW; Chan, F; Conley, DJ; Garnier, J; Doney, SC; Marino, R; Billen, G. 2011. Coupled Biogeochemical Cycles: Eutrophication and Hypoxia in Coastal Marine Ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9(1): 18-26; doi: 10.1890/100008.

Johnson, DS. 2011. High-Marsh Invertebrates are Susceptible to Eutrophication. Marine Ecology Progress Series 438: 143–152.

Johnson, DR; Lara, MJ; Shaver, GR; Batzli, GO; Shaw, JD; Tweedie, CE. 2011.  Exclusion of Brown Lemmings Reduces Vascular Plant Cover and Biomass in Arctic Coastal Tundra: Resampling of a 50+ year Herbivore Exclosure Experiment Near Barrow, Alaska.  Environmental Research Letters.  6: doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/045507.

Kinney, EL; Valiela, I. 2011. Nitrogen Loading to Great South Bay: Land Use, Sources, Retention, and Transport From Land to Bay. Journal of Coastal Research 27: 672-686.

Liu S; Bond-Lamberty, B; Hicke, JA; Vargas, R; Zhao, S; Chen, J; Edburg, SL; Liu, J; McGuire, AD; Xiao, J; Keane, R; Yuan, W; Tang, J; Luo, Y; Potter, C; Oeding. J. 2011. Simulating the Impacts of Disturbances on Forest Carbon Cycling in North America: Processes, Data, Models, and Challenges. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 116, G00K08.

Loranty, MM; Goetz, SJ; Rastetter, EB; Rocha, AV; Shaver, GR; Humphreys, ER; Lafleur, PM. 2011. Scaling an Instantaneous Model of Tundra NEE to the Arctic Landscape. Ecosystems 14: 76-93.

Lougheed, VL; Butler, MG; McEwen, DC; Hobbie, JE. 2011. Changes in Tundra Pond Limnology: Re-sampling Alaskan Ponds After 40 Years. Ambio 40(6): 589-99.

Luo YQ, Melillo, J; Niu, SL; Beier, C; Clark, JS; Classen, AT; Davidson, E; Dukes, JS; Evans, RD; Field, CB; Czimczik, CI; Keller, M; Kimball, BA; Kueppers, L; Norby, RJ; Pelini, SL; Pendall, E; Rastetter, E; Six, J; Smith, M; Tjoelker, M; Torn, M. 2011. Coordinated Approaches to Quantify Long-Term Ecosystem Dynamics in Response to Global Change. Global Change Biology 17: 843–854.

Mack, MC; Bret-Harte, MS; Hollingsworth, TN; Jandt, RR; Schuur, EAG; Shaver, GR; Verbyla, DL. 2011. Carbon Loss From an Unprecedented Arctic Tundra Wildfire. Nature 475: 489-492.

Markewitz, D; Lamon, C; Bustamante, M; Chaves, J; de O. Figueiredo, R; Johnson, M; Krusche, A; Neill, C; Solimão. J. 2011. Discharge-Calcium Concentration Relationships in Brazil: Soil or Land Use Controlled. Biogeochemistry 105:19–35.

Martinetto, P; Teichberg, M; Valiela, I; Montemayor, D; Iribarne, O. 2011. Top-Down and Bottom-Up Regulation in a High Nutrient–High Herbivory Coastal Ecosystem. Marine Ecology Progress Series 432:69-82.

McLenaghan, NA; Tyler, AC; Mahl, UH; Howarth, RW; Marino, RM. 2011. Benthic Macroinvertebrate Functional Diversity Regulates Nutrient and Algal Dynamics in a Shallow Estuary.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 426:  171-184.

Melillo, JM; Butler, SM; Johnson, JE; Mohan, J; Burton, AJ; Zhou, Y; Tang, J; Steudler, PA; Lux, H; Burrows, E; Vario, CL; Hill, TD; Bowles, F. 2011. Changes in the Net Carbon Balance of a Forest Ecosystem in Response to Soil Warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108(23): 9508-9512.

Moran, XAG; Ducklow, HW; Erickson, M. 2011. Single-Cell Physiological Structure and Growth Rates of Heterotrophic Bacteria in a Temperate Estuary (Waquoit Bay, Massachusetts). Limnology and Oceanography 56(1): 37-48.

Moseman-Valtierra, S; Gonzalez, R; Kroeger, K; Tang, J; Chao, W; Crusius, J; Bratton, J, Green, A; Shelton, J. 2011. Short-term Nitrogen Additions Can Shift a Coastal Wetland From a Sink to a Source of N2O. Atmospheric Environment 45: 4390-4397.

Neill, C; Chaves, J; Biggs, T; Davidson, EA; Deegan, LA; Elsenbeer, H; Figueiredo, R; Germer, S; Johnson, M; Lehmann, J; Markewitz, D; Piccolo, MC. 2011. Runoff Sources and Land Cover Change in the Amazon: An End Member Mixing Analysis From Small Watersheds. Biogeochemistry 105: 7–18.

Neu, V; Neill, C; Krusche, AV. 2011. Gaseous and Fluvial Carbon Export From an Amazon Forest Watershed. Biogeochemistry 105: 133–147.

Peters, DPC; Lugo, AE; Chapin III, FS; Pickett, STA; Duniway, M; Rocha, AV; Swanson, FJ; Laney, C; Jones, J. 2011. Cross-system Comparisons Elucidate Disturbance Complexities and Generalities. Ecosphere 2(7): 3-26.

Pollard, PC; Ducklow, H. 2011. Ultrahigh Bacterial Production in a Eutrophic Subtropical Australian River: Does Viral Lysis Short-Circuit the Microbial Loop? Limnology and Oceanography 56(3): 1115-1129.

Prinn, R; Heimbach, P; Rigby, M; Dutkiewicz, S; Melillo, JM; Reilly, JM; Kicklighter, DW; Waugh, C. 2011. A Strategy for a Global Observing System for Verification of National Greenhouse Gas Emissions. MIT Joint Program on Science and Policy of Global Change Report No. 200. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Rastetter, EB. 2011. Modeling Coupled Biogeochemical Cycles. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9:68-73.

Ren, W; Tian, H; Xu, X; Liu, M; Lu, C; Chen, G; Melillo, J; Reilly, J. 2011. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of CO2 and CH4 Fluxes in China’s Croplands in Response to Multifactor Environmental Changes. Tellus 63B, 222-240, doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00522.x.

Rietsma, CS; Monteiro, RO; Valiela, I. 2011. Plant Cover, Herbivory, and Resiliency in a Cape Cod Salt Marsh: Multi-year Responses and Recovery Flowing Manipulation of Nutrients and Competition. 2011. Estuaries and Coasts 34: 198-210.

Rocha A; Shaver, GR. 2011. Post-Fire Energy Exchange in Arctic Tundra: The Importance and Climatic Implications of Burn Severity. Global Change Biology 17:2831-2841; DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2486.2011.02441.X.

Rocha, AV; Shaver, GR. 2011. Burn Severity Influences Postfire CO2 Exchange in Arctic Tundra. Ecological Applications 21(2): 477-489.

Scheffler, R; Neill, C; Krusche, AV; Elsenbeer, H. 2011. Soil Hydraulic Responses to Land-use Change Associated With the Recent Soybean Expansion at the Amazon Cropland Frontier. Agricultural Ecosystems and Environment 144: 281–289.

Skogen, KA; Holsinger, KE; Cardon, ZG. 2011. Nitrogen Deposition, Competition and the Decline of a Regionally Threatened Legume, Desmodium cuspidatum. Oecologia 165:261–269.

Tian, H; Melillo, J; Liu, M; Kicklighter, D;Liu, J; Ren, W; Lu, C; Xu, X;Chen, G; Zhang, C; Pan, S; Running, S. 2011. Mechanisms of China’s Terrestrial Carbon Sink: Responses to Nitrogen Inputs and Other Environmental Changes. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 25:GB1007 doi:10.1029/2010GB003838.

Vallino, JJ. 2011. Differences and Implications in Biogeochemistry From Maximizing Entropy Production Locally Versus Globally. Earth System Dynamics 2: 69-85, doi:10.5194/esd-2-69-2011.

Wang, Z; Schaaf, CB; Chopping, MJ; Strahler, AH; Wang, J; Román, MO; Rocha, AV; Woodcock, CE; Shuai, Y. 2011. Evaluation of Moderate-resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Snow Albedo Product (MCD43A) Over Tundra, Remote Sensing of Environment, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.10.002.

Xia, LC; Steele, JA; Cram, JA; Cardon, ZG; Simmons, SL; Vallino, JJ; Fuhrman, JA; Sun, F.  2011. Extended Local Similarity Analysis (eLSA) of Microbial Community and Other Time Series Data with Replicates. BMC Systems Biology, 5(Suppl 2):S15, 12 pp., doi: 10.1186/1752-0509-5-S2-S15.

Xiao, J; Zhuang, Q; Law, BE; Baldocchi, DD; Chen, J; Richardson, AD; Melillo, JM; Davis, KJ; Hollinger, DY; Wharton, S; Oren, R; Noormets, A; Fischer, ML; Verma, SB; Cook, DR; Sun, G; McNulty, S; Wofsy, SC; Bolstad, PV; Burns, SP; Curtis, PS; Drake, BG; Falk, M; Foster, DR; Gu, L; Hadley, JL; Katul, GG; Litvak, M; Ma, S; Martin, TA; Matamala, R; Meyers, TP; Monson, RK; Munger, JW; Oechel, WC; Paw U, KT; Schmid, HP; Scott, RL; Starr, G; Suyker, AE; Torn, MS. 2011. Assessing Net Ecosystem Carbon Exchange of U.S. Terrestrial Ecosystems by Integrating Eddy Covariance Flux Measurements and Satellite Observations.  Agricultural and Forest Meteorlogy. 151:60-69. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2010.09.002.

Zhou, YM; Tang, J; Melillo, JM; Butler, S; Mohan, JE. 2011. Root Standing Crop and Chemistry After Six Years of Soil Warming in a Temperate Forest. Tree Physiology 31: 707-717. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpr066.

Zhu, X; Zhuang, Q; Chen, M; Sirin, A; Melillo, J; Kicklighter, D; Sokolov, A; Song, L. 2011. Rising Methane Emissions in Response to Climate Change in Northern Eurasia During the 21st Century. Environmental Research Letters 6, 045211 (9pp), doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/045211.