Christopher J Still
Affiliation: University of California
- The contribution of C3 and C4 plants to the carbon cycle of a tallgrass prairie: an isotopic approachChristopher J Still
Department of Plant Biology, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 260 Panama Street, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Oecologia 136:347-59. 2003..Given the global extent of such ecosystems, isotopic imbalances likely contribute to global variations in the carbon isotopic composition of atmospheric CO(2)...
- Climate, phylogeny and the ecological distribution of C4 grassesErika J Edwards
Department of Geography and the Institute for Computational Earth System Science University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 USA
Ecol Lett 11:266-76. 2008....
- The relevance of phylogeny to studies of global changeErika J Edwards
Geography Department and the Institute for Computational Earth System Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
Trends Ecol Evol 22:243-9. 2007..We outline how phylogenetics can guide better taxon sampling of key physiological traits, and discuss how the emerging field of phyloinformatics presents a promising new framework for scaling from organism physiology to global processes...
- The influence of summertime fog and overcast clouds on the growth of a coastal Californian pine: a tree-ring studyA Park Williams
Geography Department, UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 4060, USA
Oecologia 156:601-11. 2008..A change in the height and/or timing of coastal cloud formation with climate change would likely affect this and other populations of California's coastal vegetation...
- Forest responses to increasing aridity and warmth in the southwestern United StatesA Park Williams
Geography Department, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 4060, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:21289-94. 2010..Emerging knowledge of these impending transitions informs efforts to adaptively manage southwestern forests...
- Seasonal and episodic moisture controls on plant and microbial contributions to soil respirationMariah S Carbone
Department of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106 4060, USA
Oecologia 167:265-78. 2011..These findings have important implications for the mechanistic representation of SR in models and the response of dry ecosystems to changes in precipitation patterns...
- Widespread amphibian extinctions from epidemic disease driven by global warmingJ Alan Pounds
Golden Toad Laboratory for Conservation, Monteverde Cloud Forest Preserve and Tropical Science Center, Santa Elena, Puntarenas 5655 73, Costa Rica
Nature 439:161-7. 2006..With climate change promoting infectious disease and eroding biodiversity, the urgency of reducing greenhouse-gas concentrations is now undeniable...