Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

Recent and Important Publications

JS Baron, EK Hall, BT Nolan, JC Finlay, ES Bernhardt, JA Harrison, F. Chan, EW Boyer. 2012. The interactive effects of excess reactive nitrogen and climate change on aquatic ecosystems and water resources of the United States. Biogeochemistry, in press. 

Greaver TL, Sullivan T, Herrick JD, Barber M, Baron J, Cosby B, Deerhake M; Dennis R,  Dubois JJD, Goodale C, Herlihy A, Lawrence G, Liu L, Lynch J, Novak K.  Ecological effects from nitrogen and sulfur air pollution in the United States: what do we know?  2012. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment 7:365-372.

Björnsen Gurung A, Price MF, Wymann von Dach S, Aspinall R, Balsiger J, Baron JS, Sharma E, Greenwood G, Kohler T.  2012.  Global Change and the World’s Mountains: Research needs and emerging themes for sustainable development.  Synthesis from the Perth II Conference 2012.  Mountain Research and Development 32, No. S1: S47-S54.

Pardo LH, Fenn ME, Goodale CL, Geiser LH, Driscoll CT, Allen EB, Baron JS, Bobbink R, Bowman WD, Clark CM, Emmett B, Gilliam FS, Greaver T, Hall SJ,  Lilleskov EA, Liu L, Lynch J, Nadelhoffer K, Perakis SS,  Robin-Abbott MJ, Stoddard J, Weathers K,  Dennis RL. 2011. Effects of nitrogen deposition and empirical nitrogen critical loads for ecoregions of the United States.  Ecological Applications 8:3049-3082.

Baron JS, CT Driscoll, JL Stoddard, and EE Richer. 2011. Critical loads of atmospheric nitrogen deposition for nutrient enrichment and acidification of U.S. freshwaters.  BioScience 61:602-613.

Hartman MD, JS Baron, DW Clow, IS Creed, CT Driscoll, H Ewing, BD Haines, K Lajtha, J Knoepp, H van Migroet, DS Ojima, WJ Parton, J Renfro, B Robinson, K Weathers, MW Williams.  2009.  DayCent-Chem Simulations of Ecological and Biogeochemical Processes of Eight Mountain Ecosystems in the United States.   USGS Scientific Investigations Report SIR 2009-5150; http://pubs.usgs.gov/sir/2009/5150/

Elser JJ, T Anderson, JS Baron, A-K Bergström, M Kyle, KR Nydick, L Steger, DO Hessen. 2009. Shifts in lake N:P stoichiometry and nutrient limitation driven by atmospheric nitrogen deposition. Science 326:835-837.

Elser JJ, M Kyle, L Steger, KR Nydick, and JS Baron. 2009. Nutrient availability and phytoplankton nutrient limitation across a gradient of atmospheric nitrogen deposition.  Ecology 90:3062-3073.

Baron JS, L Gunderson, C Allen, E Fleishman, D McKenzie, L Meyerson, J Oropeza, N Stephenson.  2009. Options for National Parks and Reserves for Adapting to Climate Change.  Environmental Management 44(6):1021-1031.

Baron JS, TW Schmidt, MD Hartman.  2009. Climate-Induced Changes in High Elevation Stream Nitrate Dynamics.  Global Change Biology 15:1777-1789. 

Baron JS 2006.Hindcasting Nitrogen Deposition to Determine an Ecological Critical Load.  Ecol. Appl. 16:433-439.

Groffman PM, JS Baron, T Blett, AJ Gold, I Goodman, LH Gunderson, BM Levinson, MA Palmer, HW Paerl, GD Peterson, NL Poff, DW Rajeski, JF Reynolds, MG Turner, KC Weathers, J Wiens. 2006.  Ecological thresholds: the key to successful environmental management, or an important concept with no practical application? Ecosystems 9:1-13.

Hobbs RJ, S Arico, J Aronson, JS Baron, P Bridgewater, VA Cramer, PR Epstein, JJ Ewel, CA Klink, AE Lugo, D Norton, D Ojima, DM Richardson, EW Sanderson, F Valladares, M Vilà, R Zamora, M Zobel. 2006.  Novel ecosystems: theoretical and management aspects of the new ecological world order.  Global Ecology and Biogeography 15:1-7. 

Baron,JS, NL Poff, PL Angermeier, CN Dahm, PH Gleick, NG Hairston, Jr., RB Jackson, CA Johnston, BG Richter, AD Steinman. 2002. Meeting ecological and societal needs for freshwater: the case for equity.  Ecol. Appl.12:1247-1260.