Steven W Running
Affiliation: University of Montana
- Enhancement of understory productivity by asynchronous phenology with overstory competitors in a temperate deciduous forestWilliam M Jolly
NTSG, College of Forestry and Conservation, SC428, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
Tree Physiol 24:1069-71. 2004..A 2-week extension of the growing period in both spring and fall increased understory LAI by 53% and productivity by 55%...
- Climate change. Ecosystem disturbance, carbon, and climateSteven W Running
Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, College of Forestry, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
Science 321:652-3. 2008
- Patterns of new versus recycled primary production in the terrestrial biosphereCory C Cleveland
Department of Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:12733-7. 2013..These results imply that new N inputs have the greatest capacity to fuel additional NPP by terrestrial plants, whereas low P availability may ultimately constrain NPP across much of the terrestrial biosphere. ..
- Mapping and modeling the biogeochemical cycling of turf grasses in the United StatesCristina Milesi
Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana, 59812, USA
Environ Manage 36:426-38. 2005....
- Climate-driven increases in global terrestrial net primary production from 1982 to 1999Ramakrishna R Nemani
School of Forestry, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
Science 300:1560-3. 2003..The largest increase was in tropical ecosystems. Amazon rain forests accounted for 42% of the global increase in net primary production, owing mainly to decreased cloud cover and the resulting increase in solar radiation...
- Drought-induced reduction in global terrestrial net primary production from 2000 through 2009Maosheng Zhao
Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, Department of Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
Science 329:940-3. 2010..A continued decline in NPP would not only weaken the terrestrial carbon sink, but it would also intensify future competition between food demand and proposed biofuel production...
- Simulations show decreasing carbon stocks and potential for carbon emissions in Rocky Mountain forests over the next centuryCéline Boisvenue
Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59802, USA
Ecol Appl 20:1302-19. 2010..The quantity, form, and timing of precipitation ultimately drive the carbon accumulation trajectory of forests in this region...
- A new satellite-based methodology for continental-scale disturbance detectionDavid J Mildrexler
Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, Department of Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
Ecol Appl 17:235-50. 2007..Disturbance detection in areas with high interannual variability of precipitation will benefit from a multiyear data set to better separate natural variability from true disturbance...
- Bioenergy potential of the United States constrained by satellite observations of existing productivityW Kolby Smith
Numerical Terradynamic Simulation Group, Department of Ecosystem and Conservation Sciences, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, United States
Environ Sci Technol 46:3536-44. 2012..Accordingly, realistically constrained estimates of bioenergy potential are critical for effective incorporation of bioenergy into the national energy portfolio...
- Large seasonal swings in leaf area of Amazon rainforestsRanga B Myneni
Department of Geography and Environment, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:4820-3. 2007....
- Simulating effects of fire disturbance and climate change on boreal forest productivity and evapotranspirationSinkyu Kang
Department of Environmental Science, Kangwon National University, Chunchon, Kangwon Do 200 701, South Korea
Sci Total Environ 362:85-102. 2006..The relative impacts of these disturbances on NPP and ET interact in complex ways and are spatially variable depending on regional land cover and climate gradients...
- Decreasing photosynthesis at different spatial scales during the late growing season on a boreal cutoverMarie Claude Martel
Fluxnet Canada Research Network, Faculte de Foresterie et de Geomatique, Pavillon Abitibi Price, Universite Laval, Sainte Foy, QC G1K 7P4, Canada
Tree Physiol 25:689-99. 2005..There was a 3% decline in GPP(max)-tower with an increase of 10 CDD, corresponding to the percent decline in branch-level A(max) of black spruce and V. angustifolium...
- The influence of land-use change and landscape dynamics on the climate system: relevance to climate-change policy beyond the radiative effect of greenhouse gasesRoger A Pielke
Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
Philos Transact A Math Phys Eng Sci 360:1705-19. 2002..This concept would also implicitly provide a mechanism to monitor potential local-scale environmental changes that could influence biodiversity...