Michael Dietze Publications

Publications on this site range from 2012 to present.
*Denotes Student


Dietze, M. C., Sala, A., Carbone, M. S., Czimczik, C. I., Mantooth, J. A.*, Richardson, A. D., and Vargas, R. (2014). Nonstructural Carbon in Woody Plants. Annual Reviews in Plant Biology., 65(2), 1-22. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-arplant-050213-040054 

Dietze, M. C., Serbin, S. P., Davidson, C., Desai, A. R., Feng, X., Kelly, R., Kooper, R., LeBauer, L., *Mantooth, J., McHenry, K., and Wang, D. (2014). A quantitative assessment of a terrestrial biosphere model’s data needs across North American biomes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. doi: 10.1002/2013JG002392

Zaehle, S., Medlyn, B. E., De Kauwe, M. G., Walker, A. P., Dietze, M. C., Hickler, T., Luo, Y., Wang, Y.-P., El-Masri, B., Thornton, P., Jain, A., Wang, S., Warlind, D., Weng, E., Parton, W., Iversen, C. M., Gallet-Budynek, A., McCarthy, H., Finzi, A., Hanson, P. J., Prentice, I. C., Oren, R. and Norby, R. J. (2014), Evaluation of 11 terrestrial carbon–nitrogen cycle models against observations from two temperate Free-Air CO2 Enrichment studies. New Phytologist. doi: 10.1111/nph.12697


De Kauwe, M. G., Medlyn, B. E., Zaehle, S., Walker, A. P., Dietze, M.C., Hickler, T., Jain AK, Luo Y, Parton WJ, Prentice IC, Smith B, Thornton PE, Wang S, Wang YP,Wårlind D, Weng E, Crous KY, Ellsworth DS, Hanson PJ, Seok Kim H, Warren JM, Oren R, Norby RJ. (2013) Forest water use and water use efficiency at elevated CO2 : a model-data intercomparison at two contrasting temperate forest FACE sites. Global Change Biology. 19(6): 1759-79. 

Dietze M. 2013. Gaps in knowledge and data driving uncertainty in models of photosynthesis. DOI: 10.1007/s11120-013-9836-z online early

Dietze, M.C., D. LeBauer, R. Kooper.  On improving the communication between models and data.  Plant, Cell, and Environment 36.9: 1575-1585.

Feng, X. and M. Dietze. 2013. Scale-dependence in the effects of leaf economic traits on photosynthesis: Bayesian parameterization of photosynthesis models. New Phytologist DOI: 10.1111/nph.12454

Kooper, R., McHenry, K., Dietze, M. C., LeBauer, D. S., Serbin, S., Desai, A. (2013). Ecological cyberinfrastructure and HPC towards more accurately predicting future levels of greenhouse gases. Proceedings of XSEDE13: Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment 

LeBauer D.S., M.C. Dietze, B.M. Bolker. 2013. Translating Probability Density Functions: From R to BUGS and Back Again. R Journal Vol. 5/1, June, 207-209

LeBauer, D.S., D. Wang, M.C. Dietze.  Feedbacks between measurements and models facilitated by scientific workflows.  Ecological Monographs. 83: 133-154.

Stoy P., M.C. Dietze, et al. 2013. Evaluating the agreement between measurements and modelsof net ecosystem exchange at different times and time scales using wavelet coherence: an example using data from the North American Carbon Program Site-Level Interim Synthesis. Biogeoscience Discussions 10, 3039-3077 doi:10.5194/bgd-10-3039-2013; Accepted to Biogeoscience

Urban, M.A., D.M. Nelson, R.K. Kelly, T. Ibrahim, M. C. Dietze, A. Pearson, F. S. Hu.  2013. Classifying del13C values of individual grains of C3 and C4 grass pollen using a hierarchical Bayesian approach. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 121: 168-176

Wang, D, D. LeBauer, M.C. Dietze. 2013. Predicted yields of short-rotation hybrid poplar (Populus spp.) for the contiguous US.  Ecological Applications 23.4: 944-958

Wang, D., LeBauer, D., Kling, G., Voigt, T., Diezte, M. C.. (2013) Ecophysiological screening of tree species for biomass production: trade-off between production and water use. Ecosphere 4 (11):10.1890/ES13-00156.1



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

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

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

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

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

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


Wang, D., M.W. Maughan, J. Sun, X. Feng, F. Miguez, D.K. Lee, M.C. Dietze. 2012.  Impacts of nitrogen allocation on growth and photosynthesis of Miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus)  Global Change Biology Bioenergy 4(6): 688-697

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