Special issues include collaborative pieces sent to publishers such as BioSceince, Environmental Research, Landscape Ecology, Geophysical Research ‐ Biogeoscience, and others.

Ordered by most recent
  1. Fan, P., J. Chen, and J. Wu.  Evolving Landscapes under Institutional Change, Globalization, and Cultural Influence in Contrasting Urban Systems. Landscape and Urban Planning, 9/2016-12/2017;
  2. Lafortezza, R., J. Chen, C. Konijnendijk,  and T. B. Randrup. 2017. Nature-Based Solutions (NBS): A New Call for Sustainable Urbanization.  Environmental Research
  3. Lafortezza, R. andJ. Chen. 2015-2016. The provision of ecosystem services in response to global change: Evidences and applications. Environmental Research 147: 576-579.
  4. Chen, J. Coupled Human and Natural Systems. Bioscience 65: 539-540.
  5. Chen, J. and Y Liu. 2014. Coupled natural and human systems: a landscape ecology perspective. Landscape Ecology 29, 1641. doi:10.1007/s10980-014-0125-9
  6. Xiao, J., K. J. Davis, M. Reichstein, and J. Chen. 2011. Advances in upscaling of eddy covariance measurements of carbon and water fluxes. Geophysical Research ‐ Biogeosciences.
  7. Waring, R.H., J. Chen, H.L. Gao. 2011. Plant-water relations at multiple scales: integration from observations, modeling and remote sensing. Journal of Plant Ecology, 4(1-2).
  8. Heckathorn, S. and J. Chen. 2008. Plants and Global Environmental Change: A Special Issue Highlighting Younger Scientists. Journal of Integrative Plant Biology 50(11): 1337-1338.
  9. Chen, J., K.J. Davis, and T.P. Meyers. 2008. Ecosystem-atmosphere carbon and water cycling in the temperate northern forests of the Great Lakes Region. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 148(2).
  10. North, M. and J. Chen. 2005. Sierran mixed-conifer research Forest Science 51(3).
  11. Parker, G. and J. Chen. 2004. Canopy research. Forest Science 50(3).