Nate McDowell

Summary

Affiliation: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The interdependence of mechanisms underlying climate-driven vegetation mortality
    Nate G McDowell
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:523-32. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Environmental sensitivity of gas exchange in different-sized trees
    Nate G McDowell
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, MS D462, Los Alamos, NM, 87545, USA
    Oecologia 145:9-20. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Homeostatic maintenance of ponderosa pine gas exchange in response to stand density changes
    Nate G McDowell
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, MS J495, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA
    Ecol Appl 16:1164-82. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Mechanisms of plant survival and mortality during drought: why do some plants survive while others succumb to drought?
    Nate McDowell
    Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    New Phytol 178:719-39. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A dynamic soil chamber system coupled with a tunable diode laser for online measurements of delta13C, delta18O, and efflux rate of soil-respired CO2
    Heath H Powers
    Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, MS J495, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87544, USA
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 24:243-53. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Assessing uncertainties in a second-generation dynamic vegetation model caused by ecological scale limitations
    Rosie Fisher
    Earth and Environmental Science Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
    New Phytol 187:666-81. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint A new measurement technique reveals rapid post-illumination changes in the carbon isotope composition of leaf-respired CO2
    Margaret M Barbour
    Landcare Research, PO Box 69, Lincoln 8251, New Zealand
    Plant Cell Environ 30:469-82. 2007
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint A new measurement technique reveals temporal variation in delta18O of leaf-respired CO2
    Margaret M Barbour
    Landcare Research, PO Box 69, Lincoln 8512, New Zealand
    Plant Cell Environ 30:456-68. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. doi request reprint The interdependence of mechanisms underlying climate-driven vegetation mortality
    Nate G McDowell
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 26:523-32. 2011
    ..Here, we outline the observations and experiments needed to test this interdependence and to improve simulations of this emergent global phenomenon...
  2. ncbi request reprint Environmental sensitivity of gas exchange in different-sized trees
    Nate G McDowell
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, MS D462, Los Alamos, NM, 87545, USA
    Oecologia 145:9-20. 2005
    ..The results also imply that the impacts of climate change on the growth and physiology of forest trees will vary depending on the age and size of the forest...
  3. ncbi request reprint Homeostatic maintenance of ponderosa pine gas exchange in response to stand density changes
    Nate G McDowell
    Los Alamos National Laboratory, Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, MS J495, Los Alamos, New Mexico 87545, USA
    Ecol Appl 16:1164-82. 2006
    ..e., greater absolute BAI during drought; however, trees with high A(l):A(s) in low basal area stands also exhibited the greatest sensitivity to drought, i.e., greater relative decline in BAI...
  4. doi request reprint Mechanisms of plant survival and mortality during drought: why do some plants survive while others succumb to drought?
    Nate McDowell
    Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    New Phytol 178:719-39. 2008
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  5. doi request reprint A dynamic soil chamber system coupled with a tunable diode laser for online measurements of delta13C, delta18O, and efflux rate of soil-respired CO2
    Heath H Powers
    Earth and Environmental Sciences Division, MS J495, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87544, USA
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 24:243-53. 2010
    ..Global Change Biol. 2008; 14: 2178). The soil chamber coupled with the TDL was found to be an effective method for capturing soil CO(2) efflux and its stable isotope composition at high temporal frequency...
  6. doi request reprint Assessing uncertainties in a second-generation dynamic vegetation model caused by ecological scale limitations
    Rosie Fisher
    Earth and Environmental Science Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA
    New Phytol 187:666-81. 2010
    ..We conclude that demographic processes represent a large source of uncertainty in DGVM predictions...
  7. ncbi request reprint A new measurement technique reveals rapid post-illumination changes in the carbon isotope composition of leaf-respired CO2
    Margaret M Barbour
    Landcare Research, PO Box 69, Lincoln 8251, New Zealand
    Plant Cell Environ 30:469-82. 2007
    ..The strong (13)C enrichment that followed a high light-to-dark transition coincided with high respiration rates, suggesting that so-called light-enhanced dark respiration (LEDR) is fed by (13)C-enriched metabolites...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint A new measurement technique reveals temporal variation in delta18O of leaf-respired CO2
    Margaret M Barbour
    Landcare Research, PO Box 69, Lincoln 8512, New Zealand
    Plant Cell Environ 30:456-68. 2007
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