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Parton, W.J., D.S. Schimel, C.V. Cole, and D.S. Ojima. 1987. Analysis of factors controlling soil organic matter levels in Great Plains grasslands. Soil Science Society of America Journal 51(5):1173-1179. DOI: 10.2136/sssaj1987.03615995005100050015x

Parton, W.J., J.W.B. Stewart, and C.V. Cole. 1988. Dynamics of C, N, P and S in grassland soils: a model. Biogeochemistry 5(1):109-131. DOI: 10.1007/BF02180320

Paustian, K, W.J. Parton, and J. Persson. 1992. Modeling soil organic matter in organic-amended and nitrogen-fertilized long-term plots. Soil Science Society of America Journal 56:476-488. DOI: 10.2136/sssaj1992.03615995005600020023x

Parton, W.J., J.M.O. Scurlock, D.S. Ojima, T.G. Gilmanov, R.J. Scholes, D.S. Schimel, T. Kirchner, J-C. Menaut, T. Seastedt, E. Garcia Moya, Apinan Kamnalrut, and J.L. Kinyamario. 1993. Observations and modeling of biomass and soil organic matter dynamics for the grassland biome worldwide. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 7:785-809. DOI: 10.1029/93GB02042

Parton, W.J., D.S. Schimel, D.S. Ojima, and C.V. Cole. 1994. A general model for soil organic matter dynamics: sensitivity to litter chemistry, texture and management. Pages 147-167 in R.B. Bryant and R.W. Arnold, editors. Quantitative modeling of soil forming processes. SSSA Spec. Publ. 39. ASA, CSSA and SSA, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

Parton, W.J., M. Hartman, D. Ojima, and D. Schimel. 1998. DAYCENT and its land surface submodel: description and testing. Global and Planetary Change 19:35-48. DOI: 10.1016/S0921-8181(98)00040-X

Del Grosso, S.J., W.J. Parton, A.R. Mosier, D.S. Ojima, C.S. Potter, W. Borken, R. Brumme, K. Butterbach-Bahl, P.M. Crill, K. Dobbie, and K.A. Smith. 2000. General CH4 oxidation model and comparisons of CH4 oxidation in natural and managed systems. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 14:999-1019.

Del Grosso, S.J., W.J. Parton, A.R. Mosier, D.S. Ojima, A.E. Kulmala, and S. Phongpan. 2000. General model for N2O and N2 gas emissions from soils due to denitrification. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 14:1045-1060. DOI: 10.1029/1999GB001225

Parton, W.J., E.A. Holland, S.J. Del Grosso, M.D. Hartman, R.E. Martin, A.R. Mosier, D.S. Ojima, and D.S. Schimel. 2001. Generalized model for NOX and N2O emissions from soils. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres 106:17403-17419. DOI: 10.1029/2001JD900101

Del Grosso, S.J., W.J. Parton, A.R. Mosier, E.A. Holland, E. Pendall, D.S. Schimel, and D.S. Ojima. 2005. Modeling soil CO2 emissions from ecosystems. Biogeochemistry 73:71-91. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-004-0898-z

Parton, W.J., W.L. Silver, I.C. Burke, L. Grassens, M.E. Harmon, W.S. Currie, J.Y. King, E.C. Adair, L.A. Brandt, S.C. Hart, and B. Fasth. 2007. Global-scale similarities in nitrogen release patterns during long-term decomposition. Science 315:361-364. DOI: 10.1126/science.1134853

Del Grosso, S.J., A.D. Halvorson, and W.J. Parton. Testing DAYCENT model simulations of corn yields and nitrous oxide emissions in irrigated tillage systems in Colorado. 2008. Journal of Environmental Quality 37:1383-1389. DOI: 10.2134/jeq2007.0292

Del Grosso S.J., W.J. Parton, T.S. Stohlgren, D. Zheng, D. Bachelet, K. Hibbard, R. Olson and S. Prince. 2008. Global potential net primary production predicted from vegetation class, precipitation and temperature. Ecology 89(8):2117-2126.

Del Grosso, S.J., D.S. Ojima, W.J. Parton, E. Stehfest, M. Heistemann, B. DeAngelo, and S. Rose. 2009. Global scale DAYCENT model analysis of greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation strategies for cropped soils. Global and Planetary Change 67(1-2):44-50. Sp. Iss. Sl. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2008.12.006

Hartman, M.D., E.K. Merchant, W.J. Parton, M.P. Gutmann, S.M. Lutz, and S.A. Williams. 2011. Impact of historical land use changes in the U.S. Great Plains, 1883 to 2003. Ecological Applications 21(4):1105-1119. DOI: 10.1890/10-0036.1

Bonan, G.B., M.D. Hartman, W.J. Parton and W.R. Wieder. 2013. Evaluating litter decomposition in earth system models with long-term litterbag experiments: an example using the Community Land Model version 4 (CLM4). Global Change Biology 19(3):957-974. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12031

Ryals, R., M.D. Hartman, W.J. Parton, M.S. DeLonge, and W.L. Silver. 2015. Long-term climate change mitigation potential with organic matter management on grasslands. Ecological Applications 25(2):531-545. DOI: 10.1890/13-2126.1