Ecosystems Center Publications

Amon, RMW; Rinehart, AJ; Duan, S; Louchouarn, P; Prokushkin, A; Guggenberger, G; Bauch, D; Stedmon, C; Raymond, PA; Holmes, RM; McClelland, JW; Peterson, BJ; Walker, SA; Zhulidov, AV. 2012. Dissolved Organic Matter Sources in Large Arctic Rivers. Geochimica Cosmochimica Acta (94): 217-237.

Baese, F; Elsenbeer, H; Neill, C; Krusche, AV. 2012. Differences in Throughfall and Net Precipitation Between Soybean and Transitional Tropical Forest in the Southern Amazon, Brazil. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment (159): 19-28.

Barrett, K; Rocha, A V; van de Weg, MJ; Shaver, G. 2012. Vegetation Shifts Observed in Arctic Tundra 17 Years After Fire. Remote Sensing Letters (3): 729-736.

Bennington, C; Fetcher, N; Vavrek, MC; Shaver, GR; Cummings, K; McGraw, JB. 2012. Home Site Advantage in Two Long-lived Arctic Plant Species: Results From Two Thirty-year Reciprocal Transplant Studies. Journal of Ecology (100): 841-851.

Berbeco, M; Melillo, JM; Orians, C. 2012. Soil Warming Differentially Accelerates Decomposition of Woody Debris. Plant and Soil (356): 405–417.

Bowden, WB; Larouche, JR; Pearce, AR; Crosby, BT; Krieger, K; Flinn, MB; Kampman, J; Gooseff, MN; Godsey, SE; Jones, JB; Abbott, BW; Jorgenson, MT; Kling, GW; Mack, M; Schuur, EAG; Baron, AF; Rastetter, EB. 2012. An Integrated Assessment of the Influences of Upland Thermal-erosional Features on Landscape Structure and Function in the Foothills of the Brooks Range, Alaska. In Kenneth M. (ed.), Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Permafrost, Salekhard, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Russia, June 25–29.

Bowen, JL; Morrison, HG; Hobbie, JE; Sogin, ML. 2012. Salt Marsh Sediment Diversity: A Test of the Variability of the Rare Biosphere Among Environmental Replicates. ISME Journal (6): 2014-2023.

Brzostek, ER; Blair, JM; Dukes, JS; Frey, SD: Hobbie, SE; Melillo, JM; Mitchell, RJ; Pendall, E; Reich, PB; Shaver, GR; Stefanski, A; Tjoelker, MG; Finzi, AC. 2012. The Effect of Experimental Warming and Precipitation Change on Proteolytic Enzyme Activity: Positive Feedbacks to Nitrogen Availability are not Universal. Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02685.x

Butler, SM; Melillo, JM; Johnson, JE; Mohan, J; Steudler, PA; Lux, H; Burrows, E; Vario, CL; Hill, TD;  Aponte, N; Bowles, F. 2012. Soil Warming Changes the Nitrogen Cycle: Nitrogen-driven Changes in Species Composition. Oecologia (168): 819-828.

Cahoon, SMP; Sullivan, PF; Shaver, GR; Welker, JM; Post, E. 2012. Interactions Among Shrub Cover and the Soil Microclimate may Determine Future Arctic Carbon Budgets. Ecology Letters doi: 10.1111/j.12461-0248.2012.01865.x

Deegan, LA; Johnson, DS; Warren, RS; Fleeger, J; Fagherazzi, S; Wollheim, W. Coastal Eutrophication as a Driver of Salt Marsh Loss. Nature (490): 388-392.

Ducklow, H.; Orsi, A; Wellner, JS. 2012. Introduction to the Special Issue on Antarctic Oceanography in a Changing World. Oceanography (25): 14-17.

Ducklow, HW; Schofield, O; Vernet, M; Stammerjohn, S; Erickson, M. 2012. Multiscale Control of Bacterial Production by Phytoplankton Dynamics and Sea Ice Along the Western Antarctic Peninsula: A Regional and Decadal Investigation. Journal of Marine Systems (98-99): 26-39.

Dunaj, SJ; Vallino, JJ; Hines, ME; Gay, M; Kobyljanec, C; Rooney-Varga, JN. 2012. Relationships Between Soil Organic Matter, Nutrients, Bacterial Community Structure, and the Performance of Microbial Fuel Cells. Environmental Science & Technology (46): 1914-1922.

Elmendorf, SC; Shaver, GR; and 45 others. 2012.  Plot-scale Evidence of Tundra Vegetation Change and Links to Recent Summer Warming. Nature Climate Change doi: 10.1038/nclimate1465

Euskirchen, ES; Bret-Harte, MS; Scott, GJ; Edgar, C; Shaver, GR. 2012. Seasonal Patterns of Carbon and Water Fluxes in Three Representative Ecosystems in the Northern Foothills of the Brooks Range, Alaska. Ecosphere (3): 4.

Fountain, AG; Campbell, JL; Schuur, EAG; Sharon, ES; Williams, MW; Ducklow, HW. 2012. The Disappearing Cryosphere: Impacts and Ecosystem Responses to Rapid Cryosphere Loss. BioScience (62): 405-415.

Fox, L; Valiela, I; Kinney, WL. 2012. Vegetation Cover and Elevation in Long-term Experimental Nutrient-enrichment Plots in Great Sippewissett Salt Marsh, Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Implications for Eutrophication and Sea Level Rise. Estuaries and Coasts. doi: 10.1007/s12237-012-9479-x

Frey, SD; Lee, J; Melillo, JM; Six, J. 2012. Soil Carbon Cycling: The Temperature Response of Microbial Efficiency and its Feedback to Climate. Nature Climate Change. doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1796.

Germer, S; Zimmerman, A; Neill, C; Krusch, AV; Elsenbeer, H. 2012. Disproportionate Single Species Contribution to Canopy-soil Nutrient Flux in an Amazonian Rainforest. Forest Ecology and Management (267): 40-49.

Gough L; Moore, JC; Shaver, GR; Simpson, RT; Johnson, DR. 2012. Above- and Below- Ground Responses of Arctic Tundra Ecosystems to Altered Soil Nutrients and Mammalian Herbivory. Ecology (93): 1683-1694.

Grzymski, JJ; Riesenfeld, CS; Williams, TJ; Dussaq, AM; Ducklow, H; Erickson, M; Cavicchioli, R; Murray, AE. 2012. A Metagenomic Assessment of Winter and Summer Bacterioplankton from Antarctica Peninsula Coastal Surface Waters. The ISME Journal 1-15.

Hobbie, JE; Hobbie, EA. 2012. Amino Acid Cycling in Plankton and Soil Microbes Studied with Radioisotopes: Measured Amino Acids in Soil do not Reflect Bioavailability. Biogeochemistry 2012. (107): 339–360. doi: 10.1007/s10533-010-9556-9.

Holmes, RM; McClelland, JW; Peterson, BJ; Tank, SE; Bulygina, E; Eglinton, TI; Gordeev, VV; Gurtovaya, TY; Raymond, PA; Repeta, DJ; Staples, R; Striegl, RG; Zhulidov, AV; Zimov, SA. 2012. Seasonal and Annual Fluxes of Nutrients and Organic Matter From Large Rivers to the Arctic Ocean and Surrounding Seas. Estuaries and Coasts (35): 369-382, doi: 10.1007/s12237-011-9386-6.

Houlton, BZ; Boyer, E; Finzi, A; Galloway, J; Leach, A; Liptzin, D; Melillo, JM; Rosenstock, TS; Sobota, D; Townsend, AR. 2012. Intentional vs. Unintentional Nitrogen Use in the United States: Trends, Efficiency, and Implications. Biogeochemistry doi: 10.1007/s10533-012-9801-5.

Huryn, A ; Hobbie, JE.  2012. Land of Extremes Natural History of Arctic Alaska. University of Alaska Press 311 pp.

Jiang, Y; Zhuang, Q; Mandallaz, D. 2012. Modeling Large Fire Frequency and Burned Area in Canadian Terrestrial Ecosystems with Poisson Models. Environmental Model Assessment doi: 10.1007/s10666-012-9307-5.

Jiang, Y; Zhuang, Q; Schaphoff, S; Sitch, S; Sokolov, A; Kicklighter, D; Melillo, J. 2012. Uncertainty Analysis of Vegetation Distribution in the Northern High Latitudes During the 21st Century With a Dynamic Vegetation Model. Ecology and Evolution 2:1-27. doi: 10.1002/ece3.85.

Jiang, Y; Zhuang, Q; O’Donnell, JA. 2012. Modeling Thermal Dynamics of Active Layer Soils and Near-surface Permafrost Using a Fully Coupled Water and Heat Transport Model. J. Geophysical Research 117, D11110. doi: 10.1029/2012JD017512.

Knapp, AK; Smith, MD; Hobbie, SE; Collins, SL; Fahey, TJ; Hansen, GJA; Landis, DA; La Pierre KJ; Melillo, JM; Seastedt, TR; Shaver, GR; Webster, JR. 2012. Past, Present and Future Roles of Long-term Experiments in the LTER Network. BioScience (62): 377-389 doi: 10.1525/bio.2012.62.4.9.

Lang, S; Cornelissen, H; Shaver, G; Ahrens, M; Callaghan, T; Molau, U; ter Braak, C; Hölzer, A; Aerts, R. 2012. Arctic Warming on Two Continents has Consistent Negative Effects on Lichen Diversity and Mixed Effects on Bryophyte Diversity. Global Change Biology (18): 1096-1107.

Lunau, M; Voss, M; Erickson,M;  Dziallas, C; Casciotti, K; Ducklow, H. 2012. Excess Nitrate Loads to Coastal Waters Reduces Nitrate Removal Efficiency: Mechanism and Implications for Coastal Eutrophication. Environmental Microbiology doi: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2012.02773.x

Luo, Y-W; Ducklow, HW; Friedrichs, MAM; Church, MJ; Karl DM; Doney, SC. 2012. Interannual Variability of Primary production and Dissolved Organic Nitrogen Storage in the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre. Journal of Geophysical Research 117, G03019.

Neumann, RB; Cardon, ZG. 2012. Tansley Review – The Magnitude of Hydraulic Redistribution by Plant Roots: A Review and Synthesis of Empirical and Modeling Studies. New Phytologist (194): 337-352.

Peng, X; Yando, E; Hildebrand, E; Dwyer, C; Kearney, A; Waciega, A; Valiela, I; Bernhard, AE. 2012. Differential Responses of Ammonia-oxidizing Archaea and Bacteria to Long-term Fertilization in a New England Salt Marsh. Frontiers in Microbiology 3:445. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2012.00445.

Potts, DL; Suding, KN; Winston, GC; Rocha, AV; Goulden, ML. 2012. Ecological Effects of Experimental Drought and Prescribed Fire in a Southern California Coastal Grassland. Journal of Arid Environments doi: 10.1016/j.jariden.2012.01.00

Raciti, S; Fahey, T; Hall, B; Driscoll, C; Carranti, FJ; Foster, D; Gwyther, PS; Jenkins, J; Hamburg, S; Neill, C; Ollinger, S; Peery, BW; Quigley, E; Sherman, R; Thomas, RQ; Vadeboncoeur, M; Weinstein, D; Wilson, G; Woodbury, P; Yandik, W. 2012. Local Scale Carbon Budgets and Mitigation Opportunities for the Northeastern United States. BioScience (62): 23-38.

Reay, DS; Davidson, EA; Smith, K; Smith, P; Melillo, JM; Dentener, F; Crutzen, PJ. Nitrous Oxide and Anthropogenic Climate Change. Nature doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1458.

Reilly,J; Melillo, JM; Cai, Y; Kicklighter, D; Gurgel, A; Paltsev, S; Cronin, T; Sokolov, A; Schlosser, A. 2012. Using Land to Mitigate Climate Change: Hitting the Target, Recognizing the Tradeoffs. ES&T doi: 10.1021/es2034729.

Robertson, GP; Collins, SL; Foster, DR; Brokaw, N; Ducklow, HW; Gragson, TL; Gries, C; Hamilton, SK; McGuire, AD; Moore, JC; Stanley, EH; Waide, RB; Williams, MW. 2012. Long-term Ecological Research in a Human-dominated World. BioScience (62): 342-353.

Rocha, AV; Loranty, MM; PE Higuera, PE; Mack, MC; Hu, FS; Jones, BM; Breen, AL; Rastetter, EB; Goetz, SJ; Shaver, GR. 2012. The Footprint of Alaskan Tundra Fires During the Past Half-century: Implications for Surface Properties and Radiative Forcing. Environmental Research Letters 7 (2012) 044039.

Russell, LM; Rasch, PJ; Mace, G; Jackson, RB; Shepherd, J; Liss, P; Leinen, M; Schimel, D; Vaughan, NE; Janetos, AC; Boyd, P; Norby, RJ; Caldeira, K; Merikanto, J; Artaxo, P; Melillo, JM; Morgan, MG. Ecosystem Impacts of Geoengineering: A Review for Developing a Science Plan. Ambio (41): 351- 369. doi 10.1007/s13280-012-0258-5.

Shatova, O; Koweek, D; Conte, MH; Weber, JC. 2012. Contribution of Zooplankton Fecal Pellets to Deep Ocean Particle Flux in the Sargasso Sea Assessed Using Quantitative Image Analysis. Journal of Plankton Research (34): 905-921.

Street, LE; Shaver, GR; Rastetter, EB; van Wijk, MT; Kaye, BA; Williams, M. 2012. Incident Radiation and the Allocation of Nitrogen Within Arctic Plant Canopies: Implications for Predicting Gross Primary Productivity. Global Change Biology (18): 2838-2852.

Tank, SE; Manizza, M; Holmes, RM; McClelland, JW; Peterson, BJ. 2012. The Processing and Impact of Dissolved Riverine Nitrogen in the Arctic Ocean. Estuaries and Coasts (35): 401-415, doi: 10.1007/s12237-011-9417-3.

Tian, H; Lu, C; Melillo, JM; Ren, W; Huang, Y; Xu, X; Liu, M; Zhang, C; Chen, G; Pan S; Liu, J; Reilly, J. 2012. Food Benefit and Climate Warming Potential of Nitrogen Fertilizer Uses in China. Environ Res Lett doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/7/4/044020

Valiela, I; Camilli, L; Stone, T; Giblin, A; Crusius, J; Fox, S; Barth-Jensen, C; Oliveira Monteiro, R; Tucker, J; Martinetto, P; Harris, C. 2012. Increased Rainfall Remarkably Freshens Estuarine and Coastal Waters on the Pacific Coast of Panama: Magnitude and Likely Effects on Upwelling and Nutrient Supply. Global and Planetary Change (92-93): 130–137.

Yang, X; Mustard, JF; Tang, J; Xu, H.2012. Regional-scale Phenology Modeling Based on Meteorological Records and Remote Sensing Observations. J. Geophys. Res. 117, G03029, doi: 10.1029/2012JG001977.

Yi, Y; Gibson, JJ; Cooper, LW; Hélie, J-F; Birks, SJ; McClelland, JW; Holmes, RM; Peterson, BJ.  2012. Isotopic Signals (18O, 2H, 3H) of Six Major Rivers Draining the Pan-Arctic Watershed. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 26, GB1027, doi: 10.1029/2011GB004159.