Nathan Phillips Publications

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


D Kim, R Oren, AC Oishi, CI Hsieh, N Phillips, KA Novick, PC Stoy. (2014) Sensitivity of stand transpiration to wind velocity in a mixed broadleaved deciduous forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 187, 62-71.

RB Jackson, A Down, NG Phillips, RC Ackley, CW Cook, DL Plata, K Zhao. (2014) Natural gas pipeline leaks across Washington, DC. Environmental science & technology. 48(3). 2051-2058. 

JD Lewis, RA Smith, O Ghannoum, BA Logan, NG Phillips, DT Tissue. (2014) Industrial-age changes in atmospheric [CO2] and temperature differentially alter responses of faster-and slower-growing Eucalyptus seedlings to short-term drought. Tree physiology 33 (5), 475-488


Howarth R, Shindell D, Santoro R, Ingraffea A, Phillips N, Townsend-Small A (2013) Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Systems. Background Paper Prepared for the National Climate Assessment, Reference number 2011-0003. (United States Global Change Research Program). 

*Renninger H, Phillips N (2013) Response to Commentary by Tomlinson and Quinn.  American Journal of Botany 100:465-466.

Phillips N, Ackley B, Crosson E, Down A, Hutyra L, Brondfield M, Karr J, Zhao K, Jackson R (2013) Mapping urban methane pipeline leaks: methane leaks across Boston. Environmental Pollution 173:1-4.

Phillips N (2013) Untangling the Belowground Knot. (Peer-Reviewed Commentary) Tree Physiology 33:1-2. 

*Renninger HJ, McCulloh K, Phillips N (2013) A comparison of the hydraulic efficiency of a palm species (Iriartea deltoidea) with other wood types. Tree Physiology 33:152-160.


Miller-Rushing A*, Primack R, Phillips N, Kaufmann R (2012) Effects of Warming Temperatures on Winning Times in the Boston Marathon. PLoS One 2012;7(9):e43579. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043579. Epub 2012 Sep 26.

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. 

*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.

*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.