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NREL/ESS Publications: JUNE 2016

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


In Print

Alster, C. J., A. Koyama, N. G. Johnson, M. D. Wallenstein, and J. C. von Fischer (2016), Temperature sensitivity of soil microbial communities: An application of macromolecular rate theory to microbial respiration. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 121, doi:10.1002/2016JG003343.

Andrés, Pilar, John C. Moore, Rodney T. Simpson, Greg Selby, Francesca Cotrufo, Karolien Denef, Michelle L. Haddix, et al. Soil Food Web Stability in Response to Grazing in a Semi-Arid Prairie: The Importance of Soil Textural Heterogeneity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 97 (June 2016): 131–43. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.02.014.

Jordan, Rebecca, Steven Gray, Amanda Sorensen, David Mellor, Greg Newman, Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Shannon LaDeau, Dawn Biehler, and Alycia Crall. Studying Citizen Science through Adaptive Management and Learning Feedbacks as Mechanisms for Improving Conservation. Conservation Biology 30, no. 3 (June 1, 2016): 487–95. doi:10.1111/cobi.12659.

Nichols, Kristopher L., Stephen J. Del Grosso, Justin D. Derner, Ronald F. Follett, Shawn L. Archibeque, Catherine E. Stewart, and Keith H. Paustian. Nitrous Oxide and Methane Fluxes from Cattle Excrement on C3 Pasture and C4-Dominated Shortgrass Steppe. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 225 (June 1, 2016): 104–15. doi:10.1016/j.agee.2016.03.026.

Soong, J. L., Dam, M., Wall, D. H. and Cotrufo, M. F. (2016), Below-ground biological responses to pyrogenic organic matter and litter inputs in grasslands. Funct Ecol. doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12693

Yang, Y., Saatchi, S. S., Xu, L., Yu, Y., Lefsky, M. A., White, L., … & Myneni, R. B. (2016). Abiotic Controls on Macroscale Variations of Humid Tropical Forest Height. Remote Sensing, 8(6), 494.

Galvin, Kathleen A, Robin S Reid, Maria E Fernández-Giménez, Dickson ole Kaelo, Bathishig Baival, and Margaret Krebs. Co-Design of Transformative Research for Rangeland Sustainability. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 20 (June 2016): 8–14. doi:10.1016/j.cosust.2016.03.003.



Kuhnert, Matthias, Jagadeesh Yeluripati, Pete Smith, Holger Hoffmann, Marcel van Oijen, Julie Constantin, Elsa Coucheney, et al. Impact Analysis of Climate Data Aggregation at Different Spatial Scales on Simulated Net Primary Productivity for Croplands. European Journal of Agronomy, n.d. doi:10.1016/j.eja.2016.06.005. Stephen Ogle is an author on this publication.

Morgan, Jack A., William Parton, Justin D. Derner, Tagir G. Gilmanov, and David P. Smith. Importance of Early Season Conditions and Grazing on Carbon Dioxide Fluxes in Colorado Shortgrass Steppe. Rangeland Ecology & Management, n.d. doi:10.1016/j.rama.2016.05.002.