All Publications from 2012

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Anderson, B.T., J.R. Knight, M.A. Ringer, J.-H. Yoon, and A. Cherchi, 2012: Testing for the possible influence of unknown climate forcings upon global temperature increases from 1950-2000, J.Climate, DOI:

Anderson, B.T., J.R. Knight, M.A. Ringer, C. Deser, A.S. Phillips, J.-H. Yoon, and A. Cherchi, 2012: Climate forcings and climate sensitivities diagnosed from atmospheric global circulation models, Clim. Dyn.doi: 10.1007/s00382-010-0798-y.

Anderson, B.T. 2012: Intensification of seasonal extremes given a 2°C global warming target, Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-011-0213-7

Anderson, J. L. (2012) Cold Pegmatites, Elements, v. 8, no. 4., p. 248-249 doi: 10.2113/gselements.8.4.248

Anderson, J.L.Morrison, J., and Paterson, S. (2012) Post-emplacement fluids and pluton thermobarometry: Mt. Stuart batholith, Washington Cascades. International Geology Review, v. 54, no. 5, p 491-508. doi: 10.1080/00206814.2012.663165

Avitable, V., Baccini, A., Friedl, M.A. and C. Schmullius, 2012.  Capabilities and limitations of Landsat and land cover data for aboveground biomass estimation in Uganda, Remote Sensing of Environment, 117(15), pp. 366-380. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.10.012

Baccini, A., Goetz, S.J., Walker, W.S. Laporte, N.T., Sun, M., Sulla-Menashe, D., Hackler, J., Beck, P.S.A., Dubayah, R., Friedl, M.A., Samanta, S. and R.A. Houghton 2012. Estimated carbon dioxide emissions from tropical deforestation improved by carbon density maps, Nature Climate Change, 2, 182-185 doi:10.1038/nclimate1354

*Brondfield, M. N., Hutyra L. R., *Gately, C., *Raciti S.M., Peterson S. A., 2012. Modeling and validation of on-road CO2 emissions inventories at the urban regional scale. Environmental Pollution 170:113-123. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2012.06.003

Campbell, John L., Kennedy, Robert E, and Warren B Cohen. 2012.  “Assessing the carbon consequences of western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) encroachment.” Rangeland ecology and management 65(3): 223-231.

Canestrelli A.*, Fagherazzi S., Lanzoni S. (2012) A mass-conservative centered finite volume model for solving two-dimensional two-layer shallow water equations for fluid mud propagation over varying topography and dry areas, Advances in Water Resources, Volume 40, Pages 54-70 doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2012.01.009

Carey, J. & Fulweiler, R.W. (2012) Human activities directly alter watershed dissolved silica fluxes. Biogeochemistry 111: 125-138. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-011-9671-2

Carey, J.C. & Fulweiler, R.W. (2012) The Terrestrial Silica Pump. PLoS ONE 7(12): e52932. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052932

Chen X., Shearer P. M., and Abercrombie R. E., 2012, Spatial migration of earthquakes within seismic clusters in Southern California: Evidence for fluid diffusion, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B04301, doi:10.1029/2011JB008973.

Chong, L., S. Ray, G. Hooker and M.A. Friedl 2012. Functional factor analysis for periodic remote sensing data, The Annals of Applied Statistics, 6(2), pp 610-624, DOI: 10.1214/11-AOAS518.

Cong, N., T. Wang, H. Nan, Y. Ma, X. Wang, R. B. Myneni, and S. Piao, 2012 Changes in satellite-derived spring vegetation green-up date and its linkage to climate in China from 1982 to 2010: a multi-method analysis, Global Change Biol., doi: 10.1111/gcb.12077

Davis, S., M. Dietze, E. DeLucia, C. Field, S. Hamburg, S. Loarie, W. Parton, M. Potts, B. Ramage, D. Wang, H. Youngs, S. Long. Harvesting carbon from eastern US forests. Forests 3(2), 370-397; doi:10.3390/f3020370

Deegan LA, Johnson DS, Warren RS, Peterson BJ, Fleeger JW, Fagherazzi S, Wollheim WM (2012) Coastal eutrophication as a driver of salt marsh loss, Nature 490 388-392 doi:10.1038/nature11533

*Dillen SY, Op De Beeck M, Hufkens K, *Buonanduci M, Phillips N (2012) Seasonal patterns of foliar reflectance in relation to photosynthetic capacity in two co-occurring tree species, Quercus rubra and Betula papyrifera. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 160:60-68. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2012.03.001

Douglas, E. S., Strahler, A. H., Martel, J., Cook, T., Mendillo, C., Marshall, R., Chakrabarti, S.,Schaaf, C. B., Woodcock, C. E., Li, Z., Yang, X., Culvenor, D., Jupp, D. L. B.,Newnham, G., Lovell, J., 2012, DWEL: A Dual-Wavelength Echidna® Lidar for ground-based forest scanning, Proceedings IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium 2012, Munich, Germany, July 22-27, 2012, 5 pp. DOI:10.1109/IGARSS.2012.6352489

*Dragovic, B., *Samanta, L.M., Baxter, E.F., Selverstone, J., 2012. Using garnet to constrain the duration and rate of water-releasing metamorphic reactions during subduction: An example from Sifnos, Greece. Chemical Geology, v. 314-317, p. 9-22. doi:10.1016/j.chemgeo.2012.04.016

Economos, R.C., Paterson, S.R., Said, L.O., Ducea, M.N., Anderson, J.L., Padilla, A.J. (2012), Gobi-Tianshan connections: Field observations and isotopes from an Early Permian arc complex in southern Mongolia. Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 124, p. 1688-1701.  doi:10.1130/B30324.1

Fagherazzi S. Kirwan M.L., Mudd S.M., Guntenspergen G.R., Temmerman S., D’Alpaos A., van de Koppel J., Rybczyk J.M., Reyes E.,  Craft C., Clough J., (2012). Numerical Models of Salt Marsh Evolution: Ecological and Climatic Factors, Reviews of Geophysics 50, 1, doi:10.1029/2011RG000359

Fagherazzi S. and G. Mariotti* (2012) Mudflat runnels: Evidence and importance of very shallow flows in intertidal morphodynamics, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L14402, doi:10.1029/2012GL052542

Fagherazzi S., A.M. Priestas*, (2012). Backbarrier Flooding by Storm Surges and Overland Flow. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 37, 400–410. DOI: 10.1002/esp.2247

Falcini F.*, Fagherazzi S., Jerolmack D.J., (2012) Wave-supported sediment gravity flows currents: Effects of fluid-induced pressure gradients and flow width spreading Continental Shelf Research, 33, 37-50. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2011.11.004

Fisher-Vanden, K., K. Daenzer, I. Sue Wing and K. Calvin (2012). Decomposing the Impact of Alternative Technology Sets on Future Carbon Emissions Growth, Energy Economics 34(Supp. 3): S359-S365. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2012.07.021

FitzGerald, D.M., Buynevich, I.V., and Hein, C.J.*, 2012, Morphodynamics and facies architecture of tidal inlets and tidal deltas, In: Davis, R.A., and Dalrymple, R.W. (eds.), Principles of tidal sedimentology, Springer, New York. Chapter 12, p. 301-333. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-0123-6_12

Fulweiler, R.W. & Bartoli, M. (2012) Variation Among Estuarine Geochemistry and Productivity, In Volume 1: Features/Classification of Estuaries and Coastal Waters, edited by E. Wolanski and D. McLusky, Elsevier (Invited). 12 p. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-374711-2.00107-8

Fulweiler, R.W. & Nixon, S.W. (2012) Net Sediment N2 Fluxes in a Southern New England Estuary – Variations in Space and Time. Biogeochemistry 111:111-124. doi: 10.1007/s10533-011-9660-5

Fulweiler, R.W., Rabalais, N.N., Heiskanen, A.S. (2012) The Eutrophication Commandments. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64: 1997-1999. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.07.025

Furtado, J.C. §, E. Di Lorenzo, B.T. Anderson, and N. Schneider, 2012: Linkages between the North Pacific Oscillation and central tropical Pacific SSTs at low frequencies, Clim. Dyn.DOI: 10.1007/s00382-011-1245-4

Ganguly, S., R. R. Nemani, G. Zhang, H. Hashimoto, C. Milesi, A. Michaelis, W. Wang, P. Votava, A. Samanta, F. Melton, J. L. Dungan, E. Vermote, F. Gao, Y. Knyazikhin, and R. B. Myneni, 2012 Generating global Leaf Area Index from Landsat: Algorithm formulation and demonstration, Remote Sens. Environ. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.10.032

Gentine, P. , D’Odorico, P., Lintner B. R.,  Sivandran, G., and G. Salvucci, 2012. Interdependence of climate, soil, and vegetation as constrained by the Budyko curve, Geophysical Research Letters, 39, DOI: 10.1029/2012GL053492

Sucharita Gopal, (2012). “Global synthesis of Searchlight reports using knowledge discovery and visualization”, Foresight, Vol. 14 Iss: 6, pp.468 – 488.

Gopal, S. and Najam, A. (2012). Connecting the Dots: Information Visualization and Text Analysis of the Searchlight Project Newsletters. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, February 2012 (36 pages). ISBN: 978-1-936727-05-6. (pdf)

Griffiths, Patrick, Kuemmerle, Tobias, Kennedy, Robert E., Abrudan, Ioan V., Knorn, Jan, & Hostert, Patrick. 2012. “Using annual time-series of Landsat images to assess the effects of forest restitution in post-socialist Romania.”Remote Sensing of Environment, 118: 199-214. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.11.006

Hall, P.S. (2012).  On the thermal evolution of mantle flow at subduction zones, Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 198-199, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2012.03.004.

Hall, P.S., L.B. Cooper and T. Plank (2012). Thermochemical evolution of the sub-arc mantle due to back-arc spreading, J. Geophys. Res., 117, B02201, doi:10.1029/2011JB008507.

Hashimoto, H., W. Wang, C. Milesi, M. A. White, S. Ganguly, M. Gamo, R. Hirata, R. B. Myneni, and R. R. Nemani, 2012 Exploring Simple Algorithms for Estimating Gross Primary Production in Forested Areas from Satellite Data, Remote Sensing, 4, 303-326; doi:10.3390/rs4010303

 He, L. M., Chen, J. M., Pisek, J., Schaaf, C. B., and Strahler, A. H., 2012, Global clumping indexmap derived from the MODIS BRDF product, Remote Sensing of Environment, vol. 119, pp. 118-130. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.12.008

*Hein, C.J., FitzGerald, D.M., Carruthers, E.A.*, Stone, B.D., Gontz, A.M., Barnhardt, W.A., 2012, Refining the model of barrier island formation along a paraglacial coast in the Gulf of Maine, Marine Geology, v. 307-310, p. 40-57. doi:10.1016/j.margeo.2012.03.001

Heiss, E.M.*, Fields, L., & Fulweiler, R.W. (2012) Directly Measured Net Denitrification Rates in Offshore New England. Continental Shelf Research 45: 78-86. doi:10.1016/j.csr.2012.06.002

Hicke, J.A., C.D. Allen, A.R. Desai, M.C. Dietze, R.J. Hall, E.H. Hogg, D.M. Kashian, D, Moore, K.F. Raffa, R.N. Sturrock, J. Vogelmann.. 2012. The effects of biotic disturbances on the North American carbon cycle. Global Change Biology  18: 7-34.  DOI 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02543.x

Hufkens, K., M.A. Friedl, T.F. Keenan, O. Sonnentag, A. Bailey, J. O’Keefe and A. D. Richardson 2012. Ecological impacts of a widespread frost event following early spring leaf-out, Global Change Biology, 18 (7), pp. 2365-2367, DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02712.x

Hufkens, K, Friedl, M.A. Sonnetag, O., Braswell, B.H., Millman, T. and A.D. Richardson, 2012. Linking near-surface and satellite remote sensing measurements of deciduous broadleaf forest phenology, Remote Sensing of Environment, 117(15), pp. 366-380. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.10.006

Ivanov, V. Y., Hutyra L. R., Wofsy, S. C., Munger, J. M., Saleska, S. R., de Olivera R. C., de Carmargo, P. 2012. Root niche separation can explain avoidance of seasonal drought stress and vulnerability of overstory trees to extended drought in mature Amazonian forest. Water Resources Research 48: doi 10.1029/2012WR011972.

Janetos, Anthony C., Robert S. Chen, Deke Arndt, Melissa A. Kenney (Coordinating Lead Authors), Daniel Abbasi, Tom Armstrong, Ann Bartuska, Maria Blair, Jim Buizer, Tom Dietz, David Easterling, Jack Kaye, Michael Kolian, Michael McGeehin, Robert O’Connor, Roger Pulwarty, Steve Running, Richard Schmalensee, Robert Webb, Jake Weltzin, Sandra Baptista, Carolyn A.F. Enquist, Jerry Hatfield, Mike Hayes, K. Bruce Jones, Chad McNutt, Walt Meier, Mark D. Schwartz, Mark Svoboda (Contributing Authors). 2012. National Climate Assessment Indicators: Background, Development, and Examples. Technical Input Report for the National Climate Assessment. Washington, DC. March 2012. (link)

Janetos, Anthony C, William Collins, Don Wuebbles, Noah Diffenbaugh, Katharine Hayhoe, Kathy Hibbard, George Hurtt. 2012. Climate Change Modeling and Downscaling: Issues and Methodological Perspectives for the US National Climate Assessment. NCA Report Series, Volume 7. Washington, DC. March 2012. (pdf)

Janetos, Anthony C, Elizabeth Malone, Ariane de Bremond, Erin Mastrangelo, and Karen Hardee. 2012. Linking climate change and development goals: Framing, integrating, measuring. Climate and Development 4: 141-156. DOI:10.1080/17565529.2012.726195.

Keenan, T.F., I. Baker, A. Barr, P. Ciais, K. Davis, M. C. Dietze, D. Dragoni, C. M. Gough, R. Grant, D. Hollinger, K. Hufkens, B. Poulter, H. McCaughey, B. Raczka, Y. Ryu, K. Schaefer, H. Tian, H. Verbeeck, M. Zhoa, and A. D. Richardson. 2012. Evaluation of terrestrial biosphere model performance for land-atmosphere CO2 exchange on inter-annual time scales: Results from the North American Carbon Program interim site synthesis. Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02678.x

Kennedy, Robert E. 2012. “New views on changing arctic vegetation.” Environmental Research Letters, 7: 011001. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/1/011001

Kennedy, Robert.E., Yang, Zhiqiang, Cohen, Warren B., Pfaff, Eric, Braaten, Justin, & Nelson, Peder. 2012. “Spatial and temporal patterns of forest disturbance and regrowth within the area of the Northwest Forest Plan.” Remote Sensing of Environment 122:117-133. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.09.024

Kim, Y., Knox, R. G., Longo, M., Medvigy, D., Hutyra, L. R., Pyle, E. H., Wofsy, S. C., Bras, R. L., Moorcroft, P. R., 2012. Seasonal carbon dynamics and water fluxes in an Amazonian rainforest. Global Change Biology 18.4:1322-1334. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02629.x

Klein, A.H.F., and HeinC.J.*, FitzGerald, D.M., Cleary, WJ., and de Menezes, J.T., 2012, The barrier systems of the Santa Catarina Coast, southeastern Brazil: A short review, In: Mcbride, R.A., et al., Barrier Systems, In: Sherman, D., (ed), Treatise in Geomorphology, V. X: Coastal Geomorphology, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-374739-6.00279-7

Knyazikhin, Y. M. A. Schull, P. Stenberg, M. Mõttus, M. Rautiainen, Y. Yang, A. Marshak, P. L. Carmona, R. K. Kaufmann, P. Lewis, M. I. Disney, V. Vanderbilt, A. B. Davis, F. Baret, S. Jacquemoud, A. Lypaustin, and R. B. Myneni, 2012 Hyperspectral remote sensing of foliar nitrogen content,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1210196109

Korhonen, F.J., Brown, M., Grove, M., Siddoway, C.S, Baxter, E.F., and Inglis, J.D. 2012. Placing constraints on the timing of melting and melt loss events during polymetamorphism in the Fosdick migmatite–granite complex, West Antarctica. Journal of Metamorphic Geology30, p. 165-191.   doi:10.1111/j.1525-1314.2011.00961.x

Kumar, J., B. Brooks, P. Thornton, M. Dietze. 2012. Sub-daily Statistical Time Downscaling of Meteorological Variables Using Neural Networks. Procedia Computer Science 9: 887–896 doi:10.1016/j.procs.2012.04.095

Logan B, Reblin J, Zonana D, Dunlavey R, Hricko C, Hall A, Schmiege S, Butschek R, Duran K, Emery RJN, Kurepin L, Phillips N, Tissue DT (2012) Impact of eastern dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium pusillum) on host white spruce (Picea glauca) development, growth and performance across multiple scales.  Physiologia Plantarum  DOI: 10.1111/j.1399-3054.2012.01681.x.

Mann, M.L.* R.K. Kaufmann, D.M. Bauer, S. Gopal, J.G. Baldwin, M. Vera-Diaz,  2012, Ecosystem service value and agricultural conversion in the Amazon, implications for policy intervention, Resource and Environmental Economics. 53(2):279-295. doi: 10.1007/s10640-012-9562-6

Mariotti G.* and Fagherazzi S. (2012). Channels-tidal flat sediment exchange: The channel spillover mechanism. J. Geophys. Res., 117, C3, doi:10.1029/2011JC007378

Mariotti G.* and S. Fagherazzi (2012) Modeling the effect of tides and waves on benthic biofilms, J. of Geophys. Res. 117, G04010, doi:10.1029/2012JG002064

Miller-Rushing AJ, Primack RB, Phillips N, Kaufmann RK. (2012) Effects of Warming Temperatures on Winning Times in the Boston Marathon. PLoS ONE 7(9): e43579. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043579

Murray R. W., Leinen M., and Knowlton C., 2012, Links between Fe input and opal deposition in the Pleistocene equatorial Pacific Ocean. Nature (Geoscience)5, 270-274, doi: 10.1038/ngeo1422.

Nair S. Surendran, S. Kang, X. Zhang, F. Miguez, R.C. Izaurralde, W.M. Post, M.C. Dietze, L.R. Lynd, and S.D.Wullschleger.  2012.  Bioenergy crop models: Descriptions, data requirements and future challenges.  Global Change Biology Bioenergy 4(6): 620-633 DOI: 10.1111/j.1757-1707.2012.01166.x

Nalepa, R.A.*, and D.M. Bauer. 2012. Marginal lands: the role of remote sensing in constructing landscapes for agrofuel development. Journal of Peasant Studies (special issue on ‘Green Land Grabs’) 39(2):403-422. DOI:10.1080/03066150.2012.665890

Nardin W.*, Fagherazzi S. (2012) The effect of wind waves on the development of river mouth bars, Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L12607, doi:10.1029/2012GL051788

Nixon, S.W. & Fulweiler, R.W. (2012) Environmental Footprints and Shadows in an Urban Estuary, Narragansett Bay, RI (USA). Regional Environmental Change 12: 381-394. doi: 10.1007/s10113-011-0221-1

Ohmann, Janet L., Gregory, Matthew J., Roberts, Heather M., Cohen, Warren B., Kennedy, Robert E., & Yang, Zhiqiang. 2012.  “Mapping change of older forest with nearest-neighbor imputation and Landsat time series.”  Forest Ecology and Management 272:13-25. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2011.09.021

Olofsson, P., Stehman, S.V., Woodcock, C.E.Friedl, M.A. Sulla-Menashe, D.*, Sibley, A.M., Newell, J.D. and M. Herold 2012.  A global land cover validation data set, I: Fundamental Design principles, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(18), pp 5768-5788. DOI: 10.1080/01431161.2012.674230

Peng, S., S. Piao, P. Ciais, P. Friedlingstein, C. Ottle, F-M. Bréon, H. Nan, L. Zhou, and R. B. Myneni, 2012 Response to Comment on “Surface Urban Heat Island Across 419 Global Big Cities,” Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012, 46, pp 6889-6890, DOI:10.1021/es301811b

Peng, S., S. Piao, P. Ciais, P. Friedlingstein, C. Ottle, F-M., Bréon, H. Nan, L. Zhou, and R. B. Myneni, 2012 Surface Urban Heat Island Across 419 Global Big Cities, Environ. Sci. & Tech., Environ. Sci. Technol., 2012, 46 (2), pp 696-703, DOI:10.1021/es2030438

Perron J.T., S. Fagherazzi (2012) The Legacy of Initial Conditions in Landscape Evolution. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 37, 52–63 DOI: 10.1002/esp.2205

Pflugmacher, Dirk L., Cohen, Warren B., & Kennedy, Robert E. 2012. “Using Landsat-derived disturbance history (1972-2010) to predict current forest structure.” Remote Sensing of Environment 122:146-165doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.09.025

Priestas, A.M., Fagherazzi, S., Wilson, C.A., and FitzGerald, D.M., 2012. Rapid wetland expansion during European settlement and implication for marsh survival under modern sediment delivery rates, COMMENT. Geology 40, e284-e285. doi: 10.1130/G32597C.1

*Raciti, S. M., Hutyra, L. R., Finzi, A. C. 2012. Depleted soil carbon and nitrogen stocks under impervious surfaces. Environment Pollution 164:248-251. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2012.01.046

*Raciti, S. M., Hutyra, L R., *Rao, P., Finzi, A. C., 2012. Inconsistent definitions of “urban” result in different conclusions about the size of urban carbon and nitrogen stocks Ecological Applications 22.3: 1015-1035.

*Renninger HJ, Phillips N (2012) “Secondary stem lengthening” in the palm Iriartea deltoidea (Arecaceae) provides an efficient and novel method for height growth in a tree form. American Journal of Botany 99:607-613. doi:10.3732/ajb.1100523

Richardson, M. C. Dietze, et al. 2012. Terrestrial biosphere models need better representation of vegetation phenology: Results from the North American Carbon Program Interim Synthesis. Global Change Biology 18, 566–584. 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02562.x

Russell, Lynn M., Philip J. Rasch, Georgina M. Mace, Robert B. Jackson, John Shepherd, Peter Liss, Margaret Leinen, David Schimel, Naomi E. Vaughan, Anthony C. Janetos, Philip W. Boyd, Richard J. Norby, Ken Caldeira, Joonas Merikanto, Paulo Artaxo, Jerry Melillo, and M. Granger Morgan. 2012. Ecosystem Impacts of Geoengineering: A Review for Developing a Science Plan. Ambio 41: 350-369. DOI: 10.1007/s13280-012-0258-5.

Saatchi S., S. Asefi-Najafabady, Y. Malhi, L. E. O. C. Aragão, L. O. Anderson, R. B. Myneni, and R. Nemani, 2012 Persistent Effects of a Severe Drought on Amazonian Forest Canopy, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1204651110

*Samanta, A., S. Ganguly, E. Vermote, R. R. Nemani, and R. B. Myneni, 2012 Interpretation of variations in MODIS-measured greenness levels of Amazon forests during 2000 to 2009, Environ. Res. Lett., doi:10.1088/1748-9326/7/2/024018

*Samanta A., Y. Knyazikhin, L. Xu, R. E. Dickinson, R. Fu, M. H. Costa, S. S. Saatchi, R. R. Nemani, and R. B. Myneni, 2012 Seasonal changes in leaf area of Amazon forests from leaf flushing and abscission, J. Geophys. Res. VOL. 117, G01015, doi:10.1029/2011JG001818

*Samanta, A., S. Ganguly, E. Vermote, R. R. Nemani, and R. B. Myneni, 2012 Why is remote sensing of Amazon forest greenness so challenging? Earth Int., Vol. 16(2), Paper 7, doi:10.1175/2012EI440.1

Schaefer  K., …, M. C. Dietze, et al. 2012. A Model-Data Comparison of Gross Primary Productivity: Results from the North American Carbon Program Site Synthesis. JGR-Biogeosciences doi:10.1029/2012JG001960

Schrum H. N., Murray R. W., and Gribsholt B., 2012, Comparison of rhizon sampling and whole round squeezing on the accuracy of porewater chemistry measurements in marine sediments. Scientific Drilling13, 47-50, doi:10.2204/

Seto, K.C., B. Güneralp, Hutyra L. H., 2012. Global Forecasts of Urban Expansion to 2030 and Impacts on Biodiversity and Carbon Pools. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109.40: 16083-16088. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1211658109

Sonnentag, O., Hufkens, K.,Teshera-Sterne, Young, A.M., Friedl, M.A., Braswell, B.H., Milliman, T., O’Keefe, J., and A.D. Richardson, 2012, Digital repeat photography for phenological research in forest ecosystems, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 152, pp. 159-177. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2011.09.009

Stehman, S.V., Olofsson, P.Woodcock, C.E., M. Herold , and M.A. Friedl, 2012.  A global land cover validation data set, II: Augmenting a stratified sampling design to estimate accuracy by region and land-cover class, International Journal of Remote Sensing, 33(22), pp. 6975-6993. DOI:10.1080/01431161.2012.695092

Sun*, J., G.D. Salvucci,  and D. Entekhabi, 2012.  Estimates of Evapotranspiration from MODIS and AMSR-E Land Surface Temperature and Moisture over the Southern Great Plains,  Remote Sensing of Environment, 127, 44-59, DOI: 10.1016/j.rse.2012.08.020.

Van Vuuren, D.P., Riahi, K., Moss, R., Edmonds, J., Thomson, A., Nakicenovic, N., Kram, T., Berkhout, F., Swart, R., Janetos, A., Rose, S.K., Arnell, N. 2012. A proposal for a new scenario framework to support research and assessment in different climate research communities. Global Environmental Change 22: 21–35. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2011.08.002

Vieillard, A. & Fulweiler, R.W. (2012) Impacts of Long-term Fertilization on Salt Marsh Tidal Creek Benthic Nutrient and N2 Gas Fluxes. Marine Ecological Progress Series 471: 11-22. doi:10.3354/meps10013

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