Nathan Phillips

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Mapping urban pipeline leaks: methane leaks across Boston
    Nathan G Phillips
    Boston University, Department of Earth and Environment, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Pollut 173:1-4. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Capacity of old trees to respond to environmental change
    Nathan G Phillips
    Centre for Plant and Food Science, University of Western Sydney, Richmond NSW 2753, Australia
    J Integr Plant Biol 50:1355-64. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Canopy and hydraulic conductance in young, mature and old Douglas-fir trees
    Nathan Phillips
    Geography Department, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 22:205-11. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Reliance on stored water increases with tree size in three species in the Pacific Northwest
    N G Phillips
    Geography Department, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 23:237-45. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Time series diagnosis of tree hydraulic characteristics
    Nathan G Phillips
    Boston University, Geography Department, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:879-90. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Impact of variable [CO2] and temperature on water transport structure-function relationships in Eucalyptus
    Nathan G Phillips
    Department of Geography and Environment, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 31:945-52. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Inter- and intra-specific variation in nocturnal water transport in Eucalyptus
    Nathan G Phillips
    Centre for Plants and the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Richmond, NSW 2753, Australia
    Tree Physiol 30:586-96. 2010
  8. doi request reprint A comparison of the hydraulic efficiency of a palm species (Iriartea deltoidea) with other wood types
    Heidi J Renninger
    Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 33:152-60. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Hydraulic properties of fronds from palms of varying height and habitat
    Heidi J Renninger
    Department of Geography and Environment, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Oecologia 167:925-35. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Secondary stem lengthening in palms: response to commentary by Tomlinson and Quinn
    Heidi J Renninger
    Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Bot 100:465-6. 2013

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Mapping urban pipeline leaks: methane leaks across Boston
    Nathan G Phillips
    Boston University, Department of Earth and Environment, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Pollut 173:1-4. 2013
    ..8‰, ± 1.6‰ s.e., n = 8). Repairing leaky natural gas distribution systems will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, increase consumer health and safety, and save money...
  2. doi request reprint Capacity of old trees to respond to environmental change
    Nathan G Phillips
    Centre for Plant and Food Science, University of Western Sydney, Richmond NSW 2753, Australia
    J Integr Plant Biol 50:1355-64. 2008
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  3. ncbi request reprint Canopy and hydraulic conductance in young, mature and old Douglas-fir trees
    Nathan Phillips
    Geography Department, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 22:205-11. 2002
    ..A hydraulic mass balance suggests that greater sapwood conductivity in 60-m trees compared with 32- and 15-m trees is a likely cause for the departure of the above rankings from those predicted by height and leaf-to-sapwood area ratio...
  4. ncbi request reprint Reliance on stored water increases with tree size in three species in the Pacific Northwest
    N G Phillips
    Geography Department, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 23:237-45. 2003
    ..We conclude that water storage plays a significant role in the water and carbon economy of tall trees and old forests...
  5. ncbi request reprint Time series diagnosis of tree hydraulic characteristics
    Nathan G Phillips
    Boston University, Geography Department, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:879-90. 2004
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Impact of variable [CO2] and temperature on water transport structure-function relationships in Eucalyptus
    Nathan G Phillips
    Department of Geography and Environment, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 31:945-52. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, Whitehead et al.'s formulation identified K(l) as a sensitive measure of plant structural-physiological co-variation across species...
  7. doi request reprint Inter- and intra-specific variation in nocturnal water transport in Eucalyptus
    Nathan G Phillips
    Centre for Plants and the Environment, University of Western Sydney, Richmond, NSW 2753, Australia
    Tree Physiol 30:586-96. 2010
    ....
  8. doi request reprint A comparison of the hydraulic efficiency of a palm species (Iriartea deltoidea) with other wood types
    Heidi J Renninger
    Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Tree Physiol 33:152-60. 2013
    ..This efficiency may allow palms to compete well with dicotyledonous trees in tropical and subtropical climates but other developmental factors largely restrict palms from regions that experience prolonged freezing temperatures...
  9. doi request reprint Hydraulic properties of fronds from palms of varying height and habitat
    Heidi J Renninger
    Department of Geography and Environment, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Oecologia 167:925-35. 2011
    ..Therefore, across palms differing widely in height and growing environments, we found convergence in water transport per unit leaf area (K(L)) with individuals exhibiting differing strategies for achieving this...
  10. doi request reprint Secondary stem lengthening in palms: response to commentary by Tomlinson and Quinn
    Heidi J Renninger
    Department of Earth and Environment, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Bot 100:465-6. 2013
    ..Our original observations were a novel finding in the field of palm biology, and we invite more research and investigation on this subject...
  11. doi request reprint "Secondary stem lengthening" in the palm Iriartea deltoidea (Arecaceae) provides an efficient and novel method for height growth in a tree form
    Heidi J Renninger
    Department of Geography and Environment, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Am J Bot 99:607-13. 2012
    ..However, the vascular bundles in palms form a spiral within the stem and could theoretically lengthen if the spiral "straightened"...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tree water storage and its diurnal dynamics related to sap flow and changes in stem volume in old-growth Douglas-fir trees
    Jan Cermak
    Institute of Forest Ecology, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry, 61300 Brno, Czech Republic
    Tree Physiol 27:181-98. 2007
    ..Whole tree transpiration can be maintained with stored water for about a week, but it can be maintained with stored water from the upper crown alone for no more than a few hours...
  13. ncbi request reprint Structural and compositional controls on transpiration in 40- and 450-year-old riparian forests in western Oregon, USA
    Georgianne W Moore
    Forest Science Department, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 24:481-91. 2004
    ..The large differences in transpiration provide further evidence that forest management alters site water balance via elevated transpiration in vigorous young stands...
  14. ncbi request reprint An investigation of hydraulic limitation and compensation in large, old Douglas-fir trees
    Nate G McDowell
    Department of Forest Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Tree Physiol 22:763-74. 2002
    ..However, compensation may have a cost; for example, the greater DeltaPsi of the largest trees was associated with smaller tracheid diameters and increased sapwood cavitation, which may have a negative feedback on kl and gs...
  15. ncbi request reprint Biophysical controls of carbon flows in three successional Douglas-fir stands based on eddy-covariance measurements
    Jiquan Chen
    Earth, Ecological and Environmental Science, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
    Tree Physiol 22:169-77. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint The hydraulic limitation hypothesis revisited
    Michael G Ryan
    United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, 240 West Prospect RD, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
    Plant Cell Environ 29:367-81. 2006
    ..Future work on this problem should explicitly link leaf or canopy gas exchange with tree and stand growth, and consider a more fundamental assumption: whether tree biomass growth is limited by carbon availability...