Grassland Communities and Ecosystems. Reference Module in Life Sciences.. 2017.
Pushing precipitation to the extremes in distributed experiments: recommendations for simulating wet and dry years. Global Change Biology. 23:1774-1782.. 2017.
Rangeland ecosystem services: nature’s supply and humans’ demand. Rangeland Systems: Processes, Management and Challenges. :467-489.. 2017.
Biophysical controls over concentration and depth distribution of soil organic carbon and nitrogen in desert playas. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences. 121. 2016.
Complex landscapes in the American Southwest: Under what conditions does desetification lead to novel ecosystems? 2016 Ecological Society of America Meetings.. 2016.
Effects of contrasting rooting distribution patterns on plant transpiration along a precipitation gradient. Ecological Society of America.. 2016.
Few multiyear precipitation–reduction experiments find a shift in the productivity–precipitation relationship. Global Change Biology. 22:2570-2581.. 2016.
Global-change drivers of ecosystem functioning modulated by natural variability and saturating responses. Global Change Biology.. 2016.
Tipping points in rangeland social-ecological systems of the Southwest US: Past and present. Ecological Society of America.. 2016.
Beyond desertification: new paradigms for dryland landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):4-12.. 2015.
Can we use the past as a lens to the future? Using historic events to predict regional grassland and shrubland responses to multi-year drought or wet periods under climate change 100th Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America.. 2015.
Characterizing differences in precipitation regimes of extreme wet and dry years: implications for climate change experiments. Global Change Biology. 21:2624-2633.. 2015.
Enhanced interannual precipitation variability increases plant functional diversity that in turn ameliorates negative impact on productivity. Ecology Letters. 18(12):1293-1300.. 2015.
Enhanced precipitation variability decreases grass- and increases shrub-productivity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112(41):12735-12740.. 2015.
Enhanced precipitation variability effects on water losses and ecosystem functioning: differential response of arid and mesic regions. Climate Change. 131(2):213-227.. 2015.
Forecasting regional grassland and shrubland responses to directional changes in climate using multi-year dry or wet period. 2015 LTER All Scientists Meeting.. 2015.
Forecasting regional grassland and shrubland responses to directional changes in climate using multi-year dry or wet periods. LTER 2015 All Scientists Meeting .. 2015.
The Jornada Basin long term ecological research program. 2015 LTER All Scientists Meeting.. 2015.
Legacy effects in linked ecological–soil– geomorphic systems of drylands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):13-19.. 2015.
Rangeland ecosystem services: shifting focus from supply to reconciling supply and demand. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13(1):44-51.. 2015.
Differential sensitivities of grassland structural components to changes in precipitation mediate productivity response in a desert ecosystem. Functional Ecology. 28:1292-1298.. 2014.
Interactions among resource partitioning, sampling effect, and facilitation on the biodiversity effect: a modeling approach. Oecologia. 174(2):559-566.. 2014.
Soil animal responses to moisture availability are largely scale, not ecosystem dependent: Insight from a cross-site study. Global Change Biology. 20:2631-2643.. 2014.
Cross-site studies "by design:" Experiments and observations that provide new insights. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. :72-80.. 2013.
Desertification of Rangelands. Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources. 4:239-258.. 2013.
Land degradation and climate change: A sin of omission? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11:283.. 2013.
Precipitation legacies in desert grassland primary production occur through previous-year tiller density. Ecology. 94(2):435-443.. 2013.
Water controls on nitrogen transformations and stocks in an arid ecosystem. Ecosphere. 4(1):Article11.. 2013.
Directional climate change and potential reversal of desertification in arid and semiarid ecosystems. Global Change Biology. 18(1):151-163.. 2012.
Effects of interannual precipitation variability on ecosystem water balance and its consequences for aboveground net primary production. 97th Ecological Society of America Meeting. OOS 12-6. 2012.
Identifying thresholds in pattern-process relationships: a new cross-scale interactions experiment at the Jornada Basin LTER. 2012 LTER All Scientists Meeting. p. 43. 2012.
Legacies of precipitation fluctuations on primary production: theory and data synthesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 367:3135-3144.. 2012.
Patterns of soil community structure differ by scale and ecosystem type along a large-scale precipitation gradient. 97th Ecological Society of America Meeting. COS 128-8. 2012.
Grassland ecosystems. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity.. 2011.
Nitrogen limitation in arid-subhumid ecosystems: A meta-analysis of fertilization studies. Journal of Arid Environments. 75(8):675-680.. 2011.
Non-linear ecosystem response to long-term changes in precipitation and nitrogen availability in a desert grassland. 96th ESA Annual Meeting, Earth Stewardship: Preserving and enhancing earth's life-support systems.. 2011.
Plant-soil feedbacks and the reversal of desertification with climate change. International Rangeland Congress. :292-296.. 2011.
Production and biodiversity responses to extreme climatic events across a heterogeneous landscape. US International Association for Landscape Ecology.. 2009.
Changes in biodiversity and their consequences for human health. Biodiversity change and human health: from ecosystem services to spread of disease.. 2008.
Climate change impacts on South American rangelands. Rangelands. 30:34-39.. 2008.
Do litter decomposition and nitrogen mineralization show the same trend in the response to dry and wet years in the Patagonian steppe? Journal of Arid Environments. 72:687-695.. 2008.
Does drought control emergence and survival of grass seedlings in semi-arid rangelands? An example with a Patagonian species Journal of Arid Environments. 72:161-174.. 2008.
Higher effect of plant species diversity on productivity in natural than artificial ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105:6087-6090.. 2008.
Human health, biodiversity and ecosystem services: the intertwined challenging future. Biodiversity change and human health: from ecosystem services to spread of disease.. 2008.
Patch structure dynamics and mechanisms of cyclical succession in a Patagonian steppe (Argentina).. Journal of Arid Environments. 72:1552-1561.. 2008.
Precipitation and nitrogen interactions in arid ecosystems. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. :COS89-8.. 2008.