On the impact of shrub encroachment on microclimate conditions in the northern Chihuahuan desert. Journal of Geophysical Research. 115. 2010.
The influence of spatial patterns of soil moisture on the grass and shrub responses to a summer rainstorm in a Chihuahuan Desert Ecotone. Ecosystems. 13:511-525.. 2010.
Interactions between soil erosion processes and fires: Implications for the dynamics of fertility islands. Rangeland Ecological Management. 63:267-274.. 2010.
Land degradation in drylands: Interactions among hydrologic aeolian erosion and vegetation dynamics. Geomorphology. 116:236-245.. 2010.
Linking precipitation and C3?C4 plant production to resource dynamics in higher-trophic-level consumers Ecology. 91:1628-1638.. 2010.
Looking deeper into the soil: biophysical controls and seasonal lags of soil CO2 production and efflux. Ecological Applications. 20(6). 2010.
A multilingual metadata catalog for the ILTER: Issues and approaches. Ecological Informatics. 5:187-193.. 2010.
Nutrient cycling in impacted stream ecosystems : from microbes to watersheds. Department of Biology. Ph. D.:167.. 2010.
Phenol oxidase, peroxidase and organic matter dynamics of soil. Soil Biology and Biogeochemistry. 42:391-404.. 2010.
Positive feedback between microclimate and shrub encroachment in the northern Chihuahuan desert. Ecosphere. 1(6). 2010.
Rapid plant community responses during the summer monsoon to nighttime warming in a northern Desert Chihuahuan Desert grassland. Journal of Arid Environments. 74:611-617.. 2010.
Respiratory physiology during gravidity in Crotaphytus collaris and Gambelia wislizenii. Department of Biology. Ph. D.:32.. 2010.
Responses to chronic N fertilization of ectomycorrhizal pinon but not arbuscular mycorrhizal juniper in a pinon-juniper woodland. Journal of Arid Environments. 74:1170-1176.. 2010.
The role of photodegradation in surface litter decomposition across a grassland ecosystem precipitation gradient. Ecosystems. (13). 2010.
Shifting fungal endophyte communities colonize Bouteloua gracilis: effect of host tissue and geographical distribution. Mycologia. 102:1012-1026.. 2010.
Soil vegetation climate interactions in arid landscapes: Effects of the North American monsoon on grass recruitment. Journal of Arid Environments. 74:618-623.. 2010.
Tissue-carbon incorporation rates in lizards: Implications for ecological studies using stable isotopes in terrestrial ectotherms. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 83:608-617.. 2010.
Accelerate synthesis in ecology and environmental sciences. BioScience. 59:699-701.. 2009.
Approaches to predicting broad-scale regime shifts using changing pattern-process relationships across scales. Real World Ecology: Large-Scale and Long-Term Case Studies and Methods. :47-72.. 2009.
An Aqueous Geochemical and Hydrologic Study of the Springs and Wells of the Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge: Evaluating Hydrochemical Pathways. M.S.. 2009.
Archaeal populations in biological soil crusts from arid lands in North America. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 41:2069-2074.. 2009.
Biodiversity Under Global Change. Science. 326:1353-1354.. 2009.
Biological field stations: Research legacies and sites for serendipity. BioScience. 59:300-310.. 2009.
Boundary dynamics in landscapes. The Princeton Guide to Ecology. :458-463.. 2009.
Can biological invasions induce desertification? New Phytologist. 181:512-515.. 2009.