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Expanding Long-Term Ecological Research to an alpine network.

Nagy, L., Williams, M., Erschbamer, E., Bonet, F., Mountain Biodiversity and Global Change, Spehn, E.M., Rudmann-Maurer K., Koerner, C., and Maselli, D., GMBA-DIVERSITAS, Basel

Niwot personnel authors: Mark W. Williams


Seasonal ozone behavior along an elevation gradient in the Colorado Front Range Mountains.

Brodin, M., Helmig, D., Oltmans, S., Atmospheric Environment 44 :5305-5315


Can zoosporic true fungi grow or survive in extreme or stressful environments?.

Gleason, F.H., Schmidt, S.K., Marano, A., Extremophiles 14 :417-425


A multi-scale investigation of ecosphere-atmosphere CO2 exchange over mountains.

Sun, J., Oncley, S., Stephens, B., Watt, A., Burns, S., Campos, T., Aulenbach, S., Lenschow, D.H., Tschudi, M., Monson, R.K., Hu, J., Schimel, D., Sacks, W.J., de Wekker, S., Lai, C., Lamb, B., Ojima, D., Ellsworth, P.Z., Sternberg, L.S.L., Zhong, S., Clements, C., Anderson, D., Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 91 :209-230


Longer growing seasons lead to less carbon sequestration in a subalpine forest.

Hu, J., Moore, D.J.P., Burns, S., Monson, R.K., Global Change Biology 16 :771-783


Tree species effects on ecosystem water-use efficiency in a high-elevation, subalpine forest.

Monson, R.K., Prater, M.R., Hu, J., Burns, S., Sparks, J.P., Sparks, K.L., Scott-Denton, L.E., Oecologia 162 :491-504


Weather and climate controls over seasonal carbon isotope dynamics of subalpine trees.

Hu, J., Moore, D.J.P., Monson, R.K., Plant Cell and Environment 33 :35-47


Modeling whole tree carbon assimilation rate using observed transpiration rates and needle sugar carbon isotope ratios.

Hu, J., Moore, D.J.P., Riveros-Iregui, D.A., Monson, R.K., New Phytologist 185 :1000-1015


Chemical composition and diversity influence non-additive effects of litter mixtures on soil carbon and nitrogen cycling: implications for plant species loss.

Meier, C., Bowman, W.D., Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42 :1447-1454


Recent hydrologic change in a Colorado alpine basin: an indicator of permafrost thaw?.

Caine, N., Annals of Glaciology 51 (56) :130-134


Niche complementarity due to plasticity in resource use: plant partitioning of chemical N forms.

Ashton, I.W., Miller, A.E., Bowman, W.D., Suding, K.N., Ecology 91 :3252-3260


Overcoming "ecophobia": fostering environmental empathy through narrative in children's science literature.

McKnight, D.M., Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8 :e10-e15 , DOI: 10.1890/100041

Niwot personnel authors: Diane M. McKnight


Concentration effects of inorganic nitrogen on biomass accrual of periphyton in a subalpine stream, Colorado Front Range.

Toetz, D., Payton, M.E., Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25 :517-521


Biogeography and habitat modelling of high-alpine bacteria.

King, A.K., Freeman, K.R., McCormick, K.F., Lynch, R.C., Lozupone, C., Knight, R., Schmidt, S.K., Nature Communications 1-article number 53 , DOI: 10.1038/ncomms1055


Patterns of soil nutrients at treeline in the Front Range of Colorado.

Liptzin, D., Seastedt, T.R., Geoderma 160 (2) :208-217


Improving snow processes in the Noah land model.

Wang, Z., Zeng, X., Decker, M., Journal of Geophysical Research 115 :D20108 , DOI: 10.1029/2009JD013761


Phylogeography of microbial phototrophs in the dry valleys of the high Himalayas and Antarctica.

Schmidt, S.K., Lynch, R.C., King, A.J., Karki, D., Robeson, M.S., Nagy, L., Williams, M.W., Mitter, M.S., Freeman, K.R., Proceedings of the Royal Society B , DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2010.1254


Contemporary geochemical composition and flux of aeolian dust to the San Juan Mountains, Colorado, United States.

Lawrence, C.R., Painter, T.H., Landry, C.C., Neff, J.C., Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 115 :G03007 , DOI: 10.1029/2009JG001077


Resolving barometric pressure waves in seasonal snowpack with a prototype-embedded wireless sensor network.

Lampkin, D.J., Hydrological Processes 24 :2014-2021 , DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7540


Major element chemistry in inner alpine snowpacks (Aosta Valley Region, NW Italy).

Filippa G., Freppaz, M., Williams, M.W., Zanini, E., Cold Regions Science and Technology 64 :158-166


Alpine nodal ecology and ecosystem evolution in the North-Central Rockies (Mount Washburn; Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming).

Aho, K., Weaver, T., Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 42 (2) :139-151


Mountain permafrost - a valid archive to study climate change? Examples from the Rocky Mountains Front Range of Colorado, USA.

Leopold, M., Voelkel, J., Williams, M., Caine, N., Nova Acta Leopoldina 112 (384) :281-289


Sensitivity analysis of land unit suitability for conservation using a knowledge-based system.

Humphries, H.C., Bourgeron, P.S., Reynolds, K.M., Environmental Management 46 :225-236 , DOI: 10.1007/s00267-010-9515-1

Niwot personnel authors: Hope C. Humphries, Patrick S. Bourgeron


Changes in the timing of snowmelt and streamflow in Colorado: A response to recent warming.

Clow, D.W., Journal of Climate 23 :2293-2306 , DOI: 10.1175/2009JCLI2951.1


New light on a dark subject: comment.

Miller, M.P., Simone, B., McKnight, D.M., Cory, R.M., Williams, M.W., Boyer, E.W., Aquatic Sciences 72 (3) :269-275 , DOI: 10.1007/s00027-010-0130-2


Visualizing meltwater flow through snow at the centimeter to meter scale using a snow guillotine.

Williams, M.W., Erickson, T.A., Petrzelka, J.L., Hydrological Processes , DOI: 10.1002/hyp.7630


Comparison of seasonal changes in fluorescent dissolved organic matter among aquatic lake and stream sites in the Green Lakes Valley.

Miller, M.P., McKnight, D.M., Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 115 :G00F12 , DOI: 10.1029/2009JG000985


Soil erosion caused by avalanches: a case study in the Aosta Valley (NW-Italy).

Freppaz, M., Godone, D., Filippa, G., Maggioni, M., Lunardi, S., Williams, M.W., Zanini, E., Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 42 (4) :412-421 , DOI: 10.1657/1938-4246-42.4.412


Stoichiometric control of organic carbon-nitrate relationships from soils to the sea.

Taylor, P.G., Townsend, A.R., Nature 464 :1178-1181 , DOI: 10.1038/nature0898


The photosynthetic response of a high-altitude spruce forest to nitrogen amendments with implications for carbon sequestration.

Tripodi, A.D., Sievering, H., Tellus 62B :59-68


Landscape heterogeneity of differently aged soil organic matter constituents at the forest-alpine tundra ecotone, Niwot Ridge, Colorado, U.S.A..

Darrouzet-Nardi, A., Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 42 (2) :179-187

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