Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory

Selected Current Publications

  1. Chuluun, Togtohyn and Ojima, Dennis, 2011.   Land in transition:  Coping with market forces in managing rangelands in Mongolia, in Roger E. Kasperson and Mimi Berberian, eds., Integrating Science and Policy:  Vulnerability and Resilience in Global Environmental Change, Earthscan, London.
  2. Sun J., S. P. Oncley, S. P. Burns, B. B. Stephens, D. H. Lenschow, T. Campos, R. K. Monson, D.S. Schimel, W. J. Sacks, S. F. J. De Wekker, C-T Lai, B. Lamb, D. S. Ojima, P. Z. Ellsworth, L. S. L. Sternberg, S. Zhong, C. Clements, D. J. P. Moore, D. E. Anderson, A.S. Watt, J. Hu, M. Tschudi, S. Aulenbach, E. Allwine, And T. Coons. 2010. Multidisciplinary Investigation of Ecosystem–Atmosphere CO2 Exchange over the Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Bulletin of American Meteorological Society (BAMS) 91:209-230
  3. Baker, DJ, G. Richards, A. Grainger, P. Gonzalez, S. Brown, R. DeFries, A. Held, J. Kellndorfer, P. Ndunda, D. S. Ojima, P.-E. Skrovseth, C. Souza Jr., F. Stolle. 2010. Achieving Forest Carbon Information with Higher Certainty: A Five-Step Strategy. Env. Sci. & Policy 13: 249-260.
  4. Canadell, J.G., P. Ciais, S. Dhakal, H. Dolman, P. Friedlingstein, K. R. Gurney, A. Held, R. B. Jackson, C. LeQue´ re´, E. L. Malone, D. S. Ojima, A. Patwardhan, G. P. Peters, and M. R. Raupach. Interactions of the carbon cycle, human activity, and the climate system: A Research Portfolio, Curr Opin Environ Sustain (2010), doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2010.08.003
  5. Del Grosso, S.J., D.S. Ojima, W.J. Parton, E. Stehfest, M. Heistemann, B. Deangelo, S. Rose. Global Scale DAYCENT Model Analysis of Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Strategies for Cropped Soils. Global and Planetary Change, 67 (2009) 44–50
  6. Ojima D.S. and R.W. Corell. 2009. Managing Grassland Ecosystems under Global Environmental Change: Developing Strategies to Meet Challenges and Opportunities of Global Change. In Franzluebbers, A.J., ed. 2009. Farming with Grass: Achieving Sustainable Mixed Agricultural Landscapes. Ankeny, IA: Soil and Water Conservation Society. Pp 146-15.
  7. Vitousek, P.M., R. Naylor, T. Crews, M. B. David, L. E. Drinkwater, E. Holland, P. J. Johnes, J. Katzenberger, L. A. Martinelli, P. A. Matson, G. Nziguheba, D. Ojima, C. A. Palm, G. P. Robertson, P. A. Sanchez, A. R. Townsend, F. S. Zhang. 2009. Nutrient Imbalances in Agricultural Development. Science 324:  1519-1520.
  8. Mawdsley, J, O;Malley, Ojima, D.S. 2009. A Review of Climate-Change Adaptation Strategies for Wildlife Management and Biodiversity Conservation. Conservation Biology: DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2009.01264.x
  9. Ojima, D. S., C. Field, P. Leadley, O. Sala, D. Messem, J-E. Petersen, J. Born, L. Vanwey, M.  M. Wright. 2009. Mitigation Strategies: Biofuel Development Considerations to Minimize Impacts on the Socio-Environmental System. SCOPE Chapter 17 Pages XX - XX. in R.W. Howarth and S. Bringezu (eds) Biofuels: Environmental Consequences and Interactions with Changing Land Use. Proceedings of the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) International Biofuels Project Rapid Assessment, 22-25 September 2008, Gummersbach Germany. Cornell University, Ithaca NY, USA. (
  10. Ojima, DS. and Chuluun T. 2008. Policy Changes in Mongolia: Implications for Land Use and Landscapes. Pp. 179-193. In Galvin, KA, Reid, RS, Behnke, Jr. RH, Hobbs, NT (eds.) Fragmentation in Semi-Arid and Arid Landscapes: Consequences for Human and Natural Systems. Springer.
  11. G. Philip Robertson, Virginia H. Dale, Otto C. Doering, Steven P. Hamburg, Jerry M. Melillo, Michele M. Wander, William J. Parton, Paul R. Adler, Jacob N. Barney, Richard M. Cruse, Clifford S. Duke, Philip M. Fearnside, Ronald F. Follett, Holly K. Gibbs, Jose Goldemberg, David J. Mladenoff,  Dennis Ojima, Michael W. Palmer, Andrew Sharpley, Linda Wallace, Kathleen C. Weathers, John A. Wiens, Wallace W. Wilhelm. 2008. Sustainable Biofuels Redux. Vol. 322. no. 5898, pp. 49 – 50. DOI: 10.1126/science.1161525
  12. Tschakert, Petra, Elisabeth Huber-Sannwald, Dennis S. Ojima, Michael R. Raupach, and Erich Schienke. 2008. Principles for holistic, adaptive management of the terrestrial carbon cycle at local and regional scales, through multi-criteria analysis. Global Environmental Change 18: 128–141
  13. Ojima, DS, WJ McConnell, E Moran, BL. Turner III, JG Canadell, S Lavorel. 2007. The Future Research Challenge: The Global Land Project. Pp: 313-322. In Canadell JG, DE Pataki, LF Pitelka (eds.) Terrestrial Ecosystems in a Changing World. GCTE Synthesis Volume. Springer, Berlin.