Shrub encroachment in North American grasslands: Shifts in growth form dominance rapidly alters control of ecosystem carbon inputs. Global Change Biology. 14:615-623.. 2008.
Shrub invasion decreases diversity and alters community stability in Northern Chihuahuan Desert plant communities. PLoS ONE. 3:e2332doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002332.. 2008.
The spread of invasive species and infectious disease as drivers of ecosystem change. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 6:238-246.. 2008.
Stabilization of oxidative enzymes in desert soil may limit organic matter accumulation. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 40:550-553.. 2008.
Steppes and Prairies. Encyclopedia of Ecology. 4:3373-3382.. 2008.
Stoichiometry of soil enzyme activity at global scale. Ecology Letters. 11:1-13.. 2008.
Stream denitrification across biomes and its response to anthropogenic nitrate loading. Nature. 452:202-206.. 2008.
Translocation of nitrogen and carbon integrates biotic crust and grass production in desert grassland. Journal of Ecology. 96:1076-1085.. 2008.
Transpiration and stomatal conductance across a steep climate gradient in the southern Rocky Mountains. Ecohydrology. 1:193-204.. 2008.
Effects of fire, grazing, and topographic variation on vegetation dynamics in tallgrass prairie. Biology Department. M.S.. 2008.
Use of carbon isotope analysis to understand semi-arid erosion dynamics and long-term semi-arid land degradation. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 22:1697-1702.. 2008.
Atmospheric nitrogen deposition in the northern Chihuahuan desert: Temporal trends and potential consequences. Journal of Arid Environments. 68:640-651.. 2007.
Carbon and nitrogen dynamics in stream ecosystems. Biology Department. Ph.D.. 2007.
Cascading events in linked ecological and socioeconomic systems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 5:221-224.. 2007.
Compensatory dynamics are rare in natural ecological communities. PNAS. 104:3273-3277.. 2007.
Demographic models reveal the shape of density dependence for a specialist insect herbivore on variable host-plants. Journal of Animal Ecology. 76:722-729.. 2007.
Does shrub invasion indirectly limit grass establishment via seedling herbivory? A test at grassland-shrubland ecotones Journal of Vegetation Science. 18:363-370.. 2007.
Effect of rainfall interannual variability on the stability and resilience of dryland plant ecosystems. Water Resources Research. 43, W06411:doi:10.1029/2006WR005314.. 2007.
Environmental and plant community determinants of species loss following nitrogen enrichment. Ecology Letters. 10:596-607.. 2007.
Feedbacks between fires and wind erosion in heterogeneous arid lands. Journal of Geophysical Research. 112:doi:10.1029/2007JG000474.. 2007.