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This summary includes publications first published online and/or in print during January 2014. If a publication was missed for this period, please contact Amanda Morrison at

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Arnosti, C., Bell, C., Moorhead, D. L., Sinsabaugh, R. L., Steen, A. D., Stromberger, M., Wallenstein, M., Weintraub, M. N. (2014). Extracellular enzymes in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine environments: perspectives on system variability and common research needs. Biogeochemistry, 117(1), 5-21.

Beeton, T. A., Glantz, M. M., Trainer, A. K., Temirbekov, S. S., & Reich, R. M. (2014). The fundamental hominin niche in late Pleistocene Central Asia: a preliminary refugium model. Journal of Biogeography, 41(1), 95-110.

Bell, C., Carrillo, Y., Boot, C. M., Rocca, J. D., Pendall, E., & Wallenstein, M. D. (2014). Rhizosphere stoichiometry: are C: N: P ratios of plants, soils, and enzymes conserved at the plant species-level?. New Phytologist, 201(2), 505-517.

Cheng, W., Parton, W. J., Gonzalez‐Meler, M. A., Phillips, R., Asao, S., McNickle, G. G., & Jastrow, J. D. (2014). Synthesis and modeling perspectives of rhizosphere priming. New Phytologist, 201(1), 31-44.

Evans, S. E., M. D. Wallenstein, and I. C. Burke. 2013. Is bacterial moisture niche a good predictor of shifts in community composition under long-term drought?  Ecology 95:110–122.

Gomez, J. D., K. Denef, C. E. Stewart, J. Zheng, and M. F. Cotrufo. 2014. Biochar addition rate influences soil microbial abundance and activity in temperate soils. European Journal of Soil Science 65:28–39.

Hartman, M. D., Baron, J. S., Ewing, H. A., & Weathers, K. C. Combined global change effects on ecosystem processes in nine US topographically complex areas. Biogeochemistry, 1-24.

Manier, D. J., C. Aldridge, M. O’Donnell, and S. Schell. 2014. Human infrastructure and invasive plant occurrence across rangelands of southwestern Wyoming, U.S.A. Rangeland Ecology & Management.

McNeeley, S. 2014. A “toad’s eye” view of drought: regional socio-natural vulnerability and responses in 2002 in Northwest Colorado. Regional Environmental Change:1–11.

Nelson, K., M. Rocca, M. Diskin, C. Aoki, and W. Romme. 2014. Predictors of bark beetle activity and scale-dependent spatial heterogeneity change during the course of an outbreak in a subalpine forest. Landscape Ecology 29:97–109.

Nie, M., Pendall, E., Bell, C., & Wallenstein, M. D. (2014). Soil aggregate size distribution mediates microbial climate change feedbacks. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 68, 357-365.

Ogle, S. M., Olander, L., Wollenberg, L., Rosenstock, T., Tubiello, F., Paustian, K., … & Smith, P. (2014). Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting agricultural management for climate change in developing countries: providing the basis for action. Global change biology, 20(1), 1-6.

Ojima, D. S., Iverson, L. R., Sohngen, B. L., Vose, J. M., Woodall, C. W., Domke, G. M., … & Friggens, M. M. (2014). Risk Assessment. Climate Change and United States Forests, 223-244.

Ryan, M. G., Vose, J. M., Hanson, P. J., Iverson, L. R., Miniat, C. F., Luce, C. H., … & Wear, D. N. (2014). Forest Processes. Climate Change and United States Forests, 25-54.

Ryan, M. G., & Asao, S. (2014). Phloem transport in trees. Tree Physiology, 34(1), 1-4.

Six, J., & Paustian, K. (2014). Aggregate-associated soil organic matter as an ecosystem property and a measurement tool. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 68, A4-A9.

Stohlgren, T. J., and M. Rejmánek. 2014. No universal scale-dependent impacts of invasive species on native plant species richness. Biology Letters 10.

Veblen, K. E., D. A. Pyke, C. L. Aldridge, M. L. Casazza, T. J. Assal, and M. A. Farinha. 2013. Monitoring of Livestock Grazing Effects on Bureau of Land Management Land. Rangeland Ecology & Management 67:68–77.

Zhou, M., Shu, J., Song, C., & Gao, W. (2014). Sensitivity studies for atmospheric carbon dioxide retrieval from atmospheric infrared sounder observations. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 8(1), 083697-083697.


Soong, J. L., Reuss, D., Pinney, C., Boyack, T., Haddix, M. L., Stewart, C. E., & Cotrufo, M. F. (2014). Design and Operation of a Continuous 13C and 15N Labeling Chamber for Uniform or Differential, Metabolic and Structural, Plant Isotope Labeling. Journal of visualized experiments: JoVE, (83).

Zaehle, S., B. E. Medlyn, M. G. De Kauwe, A. P. Walker, M. C. Dietze, T. Hickler, Y. Luo, Y.-P. Wang, B. El-Masri, P. Thornton, A. Jain, S. Wang, D. Warlind, E. Weng, W. Parton, C. M. Iversen, A. Gallet-Budynek, H. McCarthy, A. Finzi, P. J. Hanson, I. C. Prentice, R. Oren, and R. J. Norby. 2014. Evaluation of 11 terrestrial carbon–nitrogen cycle models against observations from two temperate Free-Air CO2 Enrichment studies. New Phytologist:n/a–n/a.