US-China Carbon Consortium (USCCC)


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  1. Bu N-S, Qu J-F, Li Z-L, Yan D, Li G, Zhao B, Li B, Chen J-K, Fang C-M. 2015. Effects of Spartina alterniflora invasion on soil respiration in the Yangtze River estuary, China. PLoS ONE, 10(3): e0121571. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121571
  2. Bu N-S, Qu J-F, Li Z-L, Yan D, Li G, Zhao B, Li B, Chen J-K, Fang C-M. 2015. Effects of semi-lunar tidal cycling on soil CO2 and CH4 emissions: a case study in the Yangtze River estuary, China. Wetlands Ecology and Management, DOI: 10.1007/s11273-015-9415-5
  3. Bu N-S, Zhang R-J, Zhao B*, Qu J-F, Li G, Fang C-M. 2015. Reclamation of coastal salt marshes promoted carbon loss from previously-sequestered soil carbon pool. Ecological Engineering, 81: 335–339. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2015.04.051
  4. Chen, J., R. John, Y. Zhang, C. Shao, D. G. Brown, O. Batkhishig, A. Amarjargal, Z. Ouyang, G. Dong, D. Wang, and J. Qi. 2015. Divergences of Two Coupled Human and Natural Systems on the Mongolian Plateau. Bioscience. 65(6): 559-570
  5. Chen, J., S. Wan., G. Henebry., J. Qi., G. Gutman., G. Sun., and M. Kappas (2013), Dryland East Asia (DEA): Land dynamics amid social and climate change (HEP and De Gruyter press).
  6. Chen, S. P., J. Q. Chen, G. H. Lin, W. L. Zhang, H. X. Miao, L. Wei, J. H. Huang, and X. G. Han (2009), Energy balance and partition in Inner Mongolia steppe ecosystems with different land use types, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 149(11), 1800-1809, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2009.06.009.
  7. Chen, H., Lu, W., Yan, G., Yang, S., Lin, G.: Typhoons exert significant but differential impacts on net ecosystem carbon exchange of subtropical mangrove forests in China, Biogeosciences, 11, 5323-5333, 2014.
  8. Chu, H., J. F. Gottgens, J. Chen, G. Sun, A. R. Desai, Z. Ouyang, C. Shao, and K. Czajkowski (2014), Climatic variability, hydrologic anomaly, and methane emission can turn productive freshwater marshes into net carbon sources, Global Change Biology, 10.1111/gcb.12760, doi:10.1111/gcb.12760.
  9. Dong, G., J. Guo, J. Chen, G. Sun, S. Gao, L. Hu, and Y. Wang (2011), Effects of Spring Drought on Carbon Sequestration, Evapotranspiration and Water Use Efficiency in the Songnen Meadow Steppe in Northeast China, Ecohydrology, 4(2), 211-224, doi:10.1002/eco.200.
  10. Fang, Y., et al. (2015), Monthly land cover-specific evapotranspiration models derived from global eddy flux measurements and remote sensing data, Ecohydrology, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1002/eco.1629.
  11. Fang, X., Z. Zhang, T. Zha, J. Tan, X. Wang, J. Chen, J. Chen, G. Sun, 2012. Ecosystem and soil respiration of a poplar plantation on a sandy floodplain in Northern China. Acta Ecological Sinica 32: 2400-2409.
  12. Guo, H., A. Noormets, B. Zhao, J. Chen, G. Sun, Y. Gu, B. Li, and J. Chen (2009), Tidal effects on net ecosystem exchange of carbon in an estuarine wetland, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 149(11), 1820-1828, doi:
  13. Guo H-Q, Zhao B*, Chen J-Q, Yan Y-E, Li B, Chen J-K. 2010. Seasonal change of energy fluxes in an estuarine wetland of Shanghai, China. Chinese Geographical Science, 20(1): 23-29.
  14. Han, J., J. Chen, G. Han, C. Shao, H. Sun, and L. Li (2014), Legacy effects from historical grazing enhanced carbon sequestration in a desert steppe, Journal of Arid Environments, 107, 1-9, doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2014.03.007.
  15. Jung, M., M. Reichstein, P. Ciais, S. I. Seneviratne, J. Sheffield, M. L. Goulden, G. Bonan, A. Cescatti, J. Chen, R. de Jeu, A. J. Dolman, W. Eugster, D. Gerten, D. Gianelle, N. Gobron, J. Heinke, J. Kimball, B. E. Law, L. Montagnani, Q. Mu, B. Mueller, K.Oleson, D. Papale, A. Richardson, O. Roupsard, S. Running, E. Tomelleri, N. Viovy, U. Weber, C. Williams, E. Wood, S. Zaehle, and K. Zhang. 2010. Recent deceleration of global land evapotranspiration due to moisture supply limitation. Nature doi:10.1038/nature09396
  16. Li, X., et al. (2013), Estimation of gross primary production over the terrestrial ecosystems in China, Ecological Modelling, 261–262(0), 80-92, doi:
  17. Li, X., et al. (2012), Estimation of evapotranspiration over the terrestrial ecosystems in China, Ecohydrology, n/a-n/a, doi:10.1002/eco.1341.
  18. Liu, C., Z. Zhang, G. Sun, J. Zhu, T. Zha, L. Shen, J. Chen, X. Fang, and J. Chen. 2009. Quantifying evapotranspiration and the biophysical regulations of a poplar plantation assessed by eddy covariance and sap flow methods. Journal of Plant Ecology 33(4):706-718. (In Chinese).
  19. Liu, Y., et al. (2015), Evapotranspiration in Northern Eurasia: Impact of forcing uncertainties on terrestrial ecosystem model estimates, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 120(7), 2647-2660, doi:10.1002/2014jd022531.
  20. Mallett, V., and Lowenstein (2008), Closing the carbon budget of estuarine wetlands with tower-based measurements and MODIS time series - Discussion, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 198(6).
  21. Miao, H., S. Chen, J. Chen, W. Zhang, P. Zhang, L. Wei, X. Han, and G. Lin (2009), Cultivation and grazing altered evapotranspiration and dynamics in Inner Mongolia steppes, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 149(11), 1810-1819, doi:
  22. Migliavacca, M., et al. (2015), Influence of physiological phenology on the seasonal pattern of ecosystem respiration in deciduous forests, Global Change Biology, 21(1), 363-376, doi:10.1111/gcb.12671.
  23. Niu, S., et al. (2012), Thermal optimality of net ecosystem exchange of carbon dioxide and underlying mechanisms, New Phytologist, 194(3), 775-783, doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04095.x.
  24. Noormets A, McNulty SG, Gavazzi MJ, Sun G, Domec JC, King J, Chen J. 2009. Response of carbon fluxes to drought in a coastal plain loblolly pine forest. Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/j.365-2486.009.01928.x.
  25. Ouyang, Z., J. Chen, R. Becker, H. Chu, J. Xie, C. Shao, and R. John (2014), Disentangling the confounding effects of PAR and air temperature on net ecosystem exchange at multiple time scales, Ecological Complexity, 19(0), 46-58, doi:
  26. Qing Li, Weizhi Lu, Hui Chen, Yiqi Luo, and Guanghui Lin, "Differential Responses of Net Ecosystem Exchange of Carbon Dioxide to Light and Temperature between Spring and Neap Tides in Subtropical Mangrove Forests," The Scientific World Journal, vol. 2014, Article ID 943697, 11 pages, 2014.
  27. Rodriguez-Calcerrada, J., J.-M. Limousin, N. K. Martin-StPaul, C. Jaeger, and S. Rambal (2012), Gas exchange and leaf aging in an evergreen oak: causes and consequences for leaf carbon balance and canopy respiration, Tree Physiology, 32(4), 464-477, doi:10.1093/treephys/tps020.
  28. Schwalm, C. R., et al. (2010), Assimilation exceeds respiration sensitivity to drought: A FLUXNET synthesis, Global Change Biology, 16(2), 657-670, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01991.x.
  29. Shao, C., J. Chen, G. Dong, and L. Li (2014), Spatial variation of net radiation and its contribution to energy balance closures in grassland ecosystems, Ecological Processes, 3(7), 1-11, doi:10.1186/2192-1709-3-7.
  30. Shao, C., J. Chen, L. Li, W. Xu, S. Chen, T. Gwen, J. Xu, and W. Zhang (2008), Spatial variability in soil heat flux at three Inner Mongolia steppe ecosystems, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148(10), 1433-1443, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2008.04.008.
  31. Shao, C. L., J. Q. Chen, and L. H. Li (2013a), Grazing alters the biophysical regulation of carbon fluxes in a desert steppe, Environmental Research Letters, 8 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/1088/1082/025012.
  32. Shao, C. L., S. P. Chen, J. Q. Chen, and L. H. Li (2013b), Biophysical regulations of grassland ecosystem carbon and water fluxes in DEA. In Chen et al. (Eds). Dryland East Asia (DEA): Land Dynamics Amid Social and Climate Change. The Higher Education Press (HEP) & De Gruyter Publisher, p213-244.
  33. Song, B., et al. (2014), Divergent apparent temperature sensitivity of terrestrial ecosystem respiration, Journal of Plant Ecology, 7(5), 419-428, doi:10.1093/jpe/rtu014.
  34. Sun, G., et al. (2011a), A general predictive model for estimating monthly ecosystem evapotranspiration, Ecohydrology, 4(2), 245-255, doi:10.1002/eco.194.
  35. Sun, G., et al. (2011b), Upscaling key ecosystem functions across the conterminous United States by a water-centric ecosystem model, Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 116, doi:10.1029/2010jg001573.
  36. Sun, G., O. J. Sun, and G. Zhou, 2009. Water and Carbon Dynamics in Selected Ecosystems in China (Editorial). Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 149:1789-1790. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2009.06.008.
  37. Sun, G., A. Noormets, M. J. Gavazzi, S. G. McNulty, J. Chen, J. C. Domec, J. S. King, D. M. Amatya, and R. W. Skaggs (2010), Energy and water balance of two contrasting loblolly pine plantations on the lower coastal plain of North Carolina, USA, Forest Ecology and Management, 259(7), 1299-1310, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2009.09.016.
  38. Wilske, B., et al. (2010), Evapotranspiration (ET) and regulating mechanisms in two semiarid Artemisia-dominated shrub steppes at opposite sides of the globe, Journal of Arid Environments, 74(11), 1461-1470, doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2010.05.013.
  39. Wilske, B., et al. (2009), Poplar plantation has the potential to alter the water balance in semiarid Inner Mongolia, Journal of Environmental Management, 90(8), 2762-2770, doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2009.03.004.
  40. Xia, J., et al. (2014), Satellite-based analysis of evapotranspiration and water balance in the grassland ecosystems of Dryland East Asia, PloS one, 9(5), e97295-e97295, doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0097295.
  41. Xia, J. Y., et al. (2015), Joint control of terrestrial gross primary productivity by plant phenology and physiology, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A., 112(9), 2788-2793, doi:10.1073/pnas.1413090112.
  42. Xiao, J., J. Chen, K. J. Davis, and M. Reichstein (2012), Advances in upscaling of eddy covariance measurements of carbon and water fluxes, Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 117, doi:10.1029/2011jg001889.
  43. Xiao, J., et al. (2013), Carbon fluxes, evapotranspiration, and water use efficiency of terrestrial ecosystems in China, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 182–183(0), 76-90, doi:
  44. Xiao, J., et al. (2011), Assessing net ecosystem carbon exchange of U.S. terrestrial ecosystems by integrating eddy covariance flux measurements and satellite observations, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 151(1), 60-69, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2010.09.002.
  45. Xiao, J., et al. (2010), A continuous measure of gross primary production for the conterminous United States derived from MODIS and AmeriFlux data, Remote Sensing of Environment, 114(3), 576-591, doi:10.1016/j.rse.2009.10.013.
  46. Xie, J., J. Chen, G. Sun, H. Chu, A. Noormets, Z. Ouyang, R. John, S. Wan, and W. Guan (2014a), Long-term variability and environmental control of the carbon cycle in an oak-dominated temperate forest, Forest Ecology and Management, 313(0), 319-328, doi:
  47. Xie, J., et al. (2014b), Long-term variability in the water budget and its controls in an oak-dominated temperate forest, Hydrological Processes, 28(25), 6054-6066, doi:10.1002/hyp.10079.
  48. Xie X, Zhang M-Q, Zhao B, Guo H-Q*. 2014. Dependence of coastal wetland ecosystem respiration on temperature and tides: a temporal perspective. Biogeosciences, 11: 539–545. DOI: 10.5194/bg-11-539-2014 (SCI IF= 3.753)
  49. Xu, J., et al. (2011), Influence of Timber Harvesting Alternatives on Forest Soil Respiration and Its Biophysical Regulatory Factors over a 5-year Period in the Missouri Ozarks, Ecosystems, 14(8), 1310-1327, doi:10.1007/s10021-011-9482-2.
  50. Yan, Y., B. Zhao, J. Chen, H. Guo, Y. Gu, Q. Wu, and B. Li (2008a), Closing the carbon budget of estuarine wetlands with tower-based measurements and MODIS time series, Global Change Biology, 14(7), 1690-1702, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01589.x.
  51. Yan, Y., B. Zhao, J. Chen, H. Guo, Y. Gu, Q. Wu, and B. Li (2008b), Closing the carbon budget of estuarine wetlands with tower-based measurements and MODIS time series (vol 14, pg 1690, 2008), Global Change Biology, 14(10), 2469-2471, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01692.x.
  52. Yan Y-E, Ouyang Z-T, Guo H-Q, Jin S-S, Zhao B*. 2010. Detecting the spatiotemporal changes of tidal flood in the estuarine wetland by using MODIS time series data. Journal of Hydrology, 384: 156-163. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2010.01.019
  53. Yan Y-E, Guo H-Q, Gao Yu, Zhao B*, Chen J-Q, Li B, Chen J-K. 2010. Variations of net ecosystem CO2 exchange in a tidal inundated wetland: coupling MODIS and tower-based fluxes. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres. 115: D15102. DOI:10.1029/2009JD012838
  54. Yao, Y., et al. (2014), Bayesian multimodel estimation of global terrestrial latent heat flux from eddy covariance, meteorological, and satellite observations, Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 119(8), 4521-4545, doi:10.1002/2013jd020864.
  55. Yuan, W., et al. (2014a), Vegetation-specific model parameters are not required for estimating gross primary production, Ecological Modelling, 292(0), 1-10, doi:
  56. Yuan, W., et al. (2014b), Global comparison of light use efficiency models for simulating terrestrial vegetation gross primary production based on the LaThuile database, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 192–193(0), 108-120, doi:
  57. Yuan, W., et al. (2011), Redefinition and global estimation of basal ecosystem respiration rate, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 25, doi:10.1029/2011gb004150.
  58. Yuan, W. P., et al. (2009), Latitudinal patterns of magnitude and interannual variability in net ecosystem exchange regulated by biological and environmental variables, Global Change Biology, 15(12), 2905-2920, doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01870.x.
  59. Zhang, F., R. John, G. Zhou, C. Shao, and J. Chen (2014), Estimating canopy characteristics of Inner Mongolia’s grasslands from field spectrometry, Remote Sensing, 6, 2239-2254.
  60. Zhang, L., D. Guo, S. Niu, C. Wang, C. Shao, and L. Li (2012a), Effects of Mowing on Methane Uptake in a Semiarid Grassland in Northern China, Plos One, 7(4), doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0035952.
  61. Zhang, P., S. P. Chen, W. L. Zhang, H. X. Miao, J. Q. Chen, X. G. Han, and G. H. Lin (2012b), Biophysical regulations of NEE light response in a steppe and a cropland in Inner Mongolia, Journal of Plant Ecology, 5(2), 238-248, doi:10.1093/jpe/rtr017.
  62. Zhang, W. L., S. P. Chen, J. Chen, L. Wei, X. G. Han, and G. H. Lin (2007), Biophysical regulations of carbon fluxes of a steppe and a cultivated cropland in semiarid Inner Mongolia, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 146(3-4), 216-229, doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2007.06.002.
  63. Zhou, J., Z. Zhang, G. Sun, X. Fang, T. Zha, J. Chen, A. Noormets, J. Guo, and S. McNulty (2014), Water-use efficiency of a poplar plantation in Northern China, J For Res, 19(6), 483-492, doi:10.1007/s10310-014-0436-3.