Faculty and students participating in the program are engaged in a large and diverse array or research projects. The list below provides a sample of publications prior to 2009. For publications from 2009, 2010, or 2011 please use the related links.

Previous Publications

  • Buynevich, I.V., FitzGerald, D.M., and Ronald J. Goble, An increase in North Atlantic storm activity over the past 500 years: Evidence from optically dated relict beachscarps, Geology.
  • Derry, L.A., A.C. Kurtz, K. Ziegler, O.A. Chadwick (2005), Biological control of terrestrial silica cycling and export fluxes to watersheds, Nature, 433, p. 728-731, doi:10.1038/nature03299.
  • Fagherazzi, S., Carniello, L., D’Alapos, L., Defina, A. (2006). Critical bifurcation of shallow microtidal landforms in tidal flats and salt marshes. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences v. 103 (22), p. 8337-8341.
  • Fagherazzi, S., Howard, A.D., Wiberg, P.L. (2004). Modeling fluvial erosion and deposition on continental shelves during sea level cycles. J. Geophys. Res., v 109, no. F2, F03010 10. 1029/2003JF000091.
  • Finzi AC, Norby RJ, Calfapietra C, Gallet A, Gielen B, Holmes WE, Hoosbeek MR, Iversen CI, Jackson RB, Kubiske ME, Ledford J, Liberloo M, Oren R, Polle A, Pritchard S, Zak DR, Schlesinger WH, Ceuelmans. (2007). Increases in nitrogen uptake rather than nitrogen-use efficiency support higher rates of forest productivity under elevated CO2, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104, 14014-14019.
  • FitzGerald, D.M., Cleary, W.J., Buynevich, I.V., Hein, C.J., Klein, A.H.F., Asp, N., and Angulo, R. (2007), Strandplain evolution along the southern coast of Santa Catarina, Brazil, Journal of Coastal Research.
  • Fulweiler, R.W., S.W. Nixon, B.A. Buckley, and S.L. Granger (2007), Reversal of the net dinitrogen gas flux in coastal marine sediments, Nature, 448, 180-182.
  • Garriques, S; Shabanov, NV; Swanson, K; Morisette, JT; Baret, F; Myneni, RB. (2008). Intercomparison and sensitivity analysis of Leaf Area Index retrievals from LAI-2000, AccuPAR, and digital hemispherical photography over croplands. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148 (8-9): 1193-1209
  • Hutyra, L.R., Munger, J.W., Pyle, E.H., Saleska, S., Restrepo-Coupe, N., de Camargo, P.B., Wofsy, S.C., Resolving systematic errors in estimates of net ecosystem exchange of CO2 and ecosystem respiration in a tall-stature forest: application to a tropical forest biome, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148: 1266-1279, 2008.
  • Herold, M; Mayaux, P; Woodcock, CE; Baccini, A; Schmullius, C. 2008. Some challenges in global land cover mapping: An assessment of agreement and accuracy in existing 1 km datasets, Remote Sensing of Environment, 112 (5): 2538-2556.
  • Hutyra, L.R., Munger, J.W., Saleska, S.R., Gottlieb, E.W., Daube, B.C., Dunn, A.L., Amaral, D.F., Camargo, P.B., Wofsy, S.C., Seasonal controls on the exchange of carbon and water in an Amazonian rainforest, Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 112, G03008, 2007.
  • Huygens D, Boeckx P, Templer P, Paulino L, Van Cleemput O, Oyarzun C, Godoy R. (2008). Mechanisms for the retention of bioavailable nitrogen in volcanic rainforest soils. Nature Geoscience 1: 543-548.
  • Lotsch A., Friedl M.A., Anderson B.T. and C.J. Tucker 2005. Response of terrestrial ecosystems to recent Northern Hemispheric drought, Geophysical Research Letters, 32 (6): Art. No. L06705 MAR 19 2005
  • Liu, JC; Melloh, RA; Woodcock, CE; Davis, RE; Painter, TH; Mckenzie, C. 2008. Modeling the View Angle Dependence of Gap Fractions in Forest Canopies: Implications for Mapping Fractional Snow Cover Using Optical Remote Sensing. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 9 (5): 1005-1019.
  • Miller-Rushing AJ, Lloyd-Evans TL, Primack R, Satzinger P. 2008. Bird migration times, climate change, and declining population sizes. Global Change Biology 14: 1-14.
  • Myneni, RB; Yang, WZ; Nemani, RR; Huete, AR; Dickinson, RE; Knyazikhin, Y; Didan, K; Fu, R; Juarez, RIN; Saatchi, SS; Hashimoto, H; Ichii, K; Shabanov, NV; Tan, B; Ratana, P; Privette, JL; Morisette, JT; Vermote, EF; Roy, DP; Wolfe, RE; Friedl, MA; Running, SW; Votava, P; El-Saleous, N; Devadiga, S; Su, Y; Salomonson, VV. 2007. Large seasonal swings in leaf area of Amazon rainforests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104 (12): 4820-4823.
  • Pettijohn, J. C.*, and G. D. Salvucci (2006), Impact of an unstressed canopy conductance on the Bouchet-Morton Complementary Relationship, 42(9), W09418, Water Resources Research.
  • Salvucci, G.D., J. A. Saleem*, and R. Kaufmann (2002), Investigating soil moisture feedbacks on precipitation with tests of Granger causality, Advances in Water Resources, 25, 1305-1312.
  • Scribner, A.M., A.C. Kurtz, O.A. Chadwick (2006), Germanium sequestration by soil: targeting the roles of secondary clays and Fe-oxyhydroxides, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 243, p. 760-770.
  • Strahler, AH; Jupp, DLB; Woodcock, CE; Schaaf, CB; Yao, T; Zhao, F; Yang, XY; Lovell, J; Culvenor, D; Newnham, G; Ni-Miester, W; Boykin-Morris, W. 2008. Retrieval of forest structural parameters using a ground-based lidar instrument (Echidna (R)). Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 34: S426-S440, Suppl. 2.
  • Talbot JM, Finzi AC. (2008). Differential Effects of Sugar Maple, Red Oak, and Hemlock Tannins on Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling in Temperate Forest Soils. Oecologia. DOI: 10 1007/s00442-007-0940-7.
  • Templer PH, Silver WL, Pett-Ridge J, DeAngelis K, Firestone MK. (2008). Plant and Microbial Controls on Nitrogen Retention and Loss in a Humid Tropical Forest. Ecology 89: 3030-3040.
  • Willis, CG, Ruhfel B, Primack RB, Miller-Rushing AJ, Davis CC. 2008. Phylogenetic patterns of species loss in Thoreau’s woods are driven by climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 105: 17029-17033.
  • Zaccherio MT, Finzi AC. (2007). Atmospheric N deposition and acid rain may affect the composition of northern hardwood-conifer forests by altering the availability of soil nitrogen and calcium. Ecological Applications 17, 1929-1941.
  • Zhang X., Friedl M.A., and C.B. Schaaf 2006. Global vegetation phenology from Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS): Evaluation of global patterns and comparison with in situ measurements, Journal of Geophysical Research, Vol. 111, G04017, doi: 10.1029/2006JG00217.