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Fundamental ecosystem processes

We use field, lab, and model experiments to understand fundamental ecosystem processes such as biogeochemical cycling, energy flows, and community dynamics in terrestrial ecosystems.


Yang, Sihang, Qiaoshu Zheng, Mengting Yuan, Zhou Shi, Nona R. Chiariello, et al. 2019. “Long-Term Elevated CO2 Shifts Composition of Soil Microbial Communities in a Californian Annual Grassland, Reducing Growth and N Utilization Potentials.” The Science of the Total Environment 652: 1474–81.

Badgley, Grayson, Leander D. Anderegg, Joseph A. Berry, and Christopher B. Field. 2019. “Terrestrial Gross Primary Production: Using NIRV to Scale from Site to Globe.” Global Change Biology.

Diffenbaugh, Noah S., and Christopher B. Field. 2013. “Changes in Ecologically Critical Terrestrial Climate Conditions.” SCIENCE 341 (6145). AMER ASSOC ADVANCEMENT SCIENCE: 486–92.

Anderegg, William RL, Joseph A. Berry, and Christopher B. Field. 2012. “Linking Definitions, Mechanisms, and Modeling of Drought-Induced Tree Death.” TRENDS IN PLANT SCIENCE 17 (12). ELSEVIER SCIENCE LONDON: 693–700.

Loarie, Scott R., Philip B. Duffy, Healy Hamilton, Gregory P. Asner, Christopher B. Field, et al. 2009. “The Velocity of Climate Change.” NATURE 462 (7276). NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP: 1052–U111.

Field, Christopher B., David B. Lobell, Halton A. Peters, and Nona R. Chiariello. 2007. “Feedbacks of Terrestrial Ecosystems to Climate Change.” ANNUAL REVIEW OF ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCES 32. ANNUAL REVIEWS: 1–29.