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NREL/ESS Publications: January 2016

This summary includes publications first published online and/or in print during January 2016. If a publication was missed for this period, please contact Amanda Morrison at

In Print

Boot, Claudia M., Ed K. Hall, Karolien Denef, and Jill S. Baron. Long-term Reactive Nitrogen Loading Alters Soil Carbon and Microbial Community Properties in a Subalpine Forest Ecosystem. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 92 (January 2016): 211–20. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.10.002.

Boyden, Suzanne, and Dan Binkley. The Effects of Soil Fertility and Scale on Competition in Ponderosa Pine. European Journal of Forest Research 135, no. 1 (2015): 153–60. doi:10.1007/s10342-015-0926-7.

Geremia, Chris, Jennifer A. Hoeting, Lisa L. Wolfe, Nathan L. Galloway, Michael F. Antolin, Terry R. Spraker, Michael W. Miller, and N. Thompson Hobbs. Age and Repeated Biopsy Influence Antemortem PRPCWD Testing In Mule Deer (Odocoilues Hemionus) in Colorado, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51, no. 4 (October 1, 2015): 801–10. doi:10.7589/2014-12-284.

Jia, Wenxiao, Min Liu, Yuanhe Yang, Honglin He, Xudong Zhu, Fang Yang, Cai Yin, and Weining Xiang. Estimation and Uncertainty Analyses of Grassland Biomass in Northern China: Comparison of Multiple Remote Sensing Data Sources and Modeling Approaches. Ecological Indicators 60 (January 2016): 1031–40. doi:10.1016/j.ecolind.2015.09.001.

Jiang, Xinyu, Karolien Denef, Catherine E. Stewart, and M. Francesca Cotrufo. Controls and Dynamics of Biochar Decomposition and Soil Microbial Abundance, Composition, and Carbon Use Efficiency During Long-term Biochar-amended Soil Incubations. Biology and Fertility of Soils 52, no. 1 (2015): 1–14. doi:10.1007/s00374-015-1047-7.

Soong, Jennifer L., Martijn L. Vandegehuchte, Andrew J. Horton, Uffe N. Nielsen, Karolien Denef, E. Ashley Shaw, Cecilia Milano de Tomasel, William Parton, Diana H. Wall, and M. Francesca Cotrufo. Soil Microarthropods Support Ecosystem Productivity and Soil C Accrual: Evidence from a Litter Decomposition Study in the Tallgrass Prairie. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 92 (January 2016): 230–38. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.10.014.

Wakie, Tewodros T., Melinda Laituri, and Paul H. Evangelista. Assessing the Distribution and Impacts of Prosopis Juliflora through Participatory Approaches. Applied Geography 66 (January 2016): 132–43. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2015.11.017.