Data WarehouseIDS 2: Publications List
IDS 2: Publications List
Hydrologic and Nutrient Controls on the Structure and Function of Southern African Savannas: a Multi-scale Approach
NASA Project Number: NNG04GM71G
Caylor, K.K. and H.H. Shugart. 2005. Pattern and process in savanna ecosystems. In: P. D’Odorico and A. Porporato (eds.) Dryland Ecohydrology. Kluwer Academic Publishers B.V., Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Caylor, K.K., T.M. Scanlon, I. Rodriguez-Iturbe (2006) Ecohydrological optimization of patterns and processes in water-limited ecosystems In: Water and the Environment: Proceedings of the Workshop in the Vatican Academy of Sciences, Nov. 2005. Proceedings of the Vatican Academy of Sciences, Vatican Press.
Caylor KK, Shugart HH. 2004. Simulated productivity of heterogeneous patches in Southern African savanna landscapes using a canopy productivity model. LANDSCAPE ECOLOGY Volume: 19 Issue: 4 Pages: 401-415
Caylor KK, Shugart HH, Rodriguez-Iturbe I. 2005. Tree canopy effects on simulated water stress in Southern African savannas ECOSYSTEMS Volume: 8 Issue: 1 Pages: 17-32
Sankaran, M. Hanan, N., Scholes, R.J., and 24 others including K.K. Caylor (2005) “Determinants of woody cover in African savannnas: A continental scale analysis” Nature
D’Odorico P., F. Laio, and Ridolfi, L., “Vegetation patterns induced by random climate fluctuations”, Geophys. Res. Lett., 33, 2006.
D’Odorico, P, F. Laio, A. Porporato, L. Ridolfi, and N. Barbier, “Noise-induced vegetation patterns in fire-prone savannas”, J. Geophys. Res. (Biogeosciences), 112, 2007.
D’Odorico P. F. Laio, and L. Ridolfi, “Noise-induced stability in dryland plant ecosystems”, Proc. Natnl. Acad. Sci. USA, 102(31), 10819-10822, 2005.
D’Odorico, P. F. Laio, and Ridolfi, L., “A probabilistic analysis of fire-induced tree-grass coexistence in savannas”, American Naturalist, 167:E79-E87, 2006.
D’Odorico, P., F. Laio, and Ridolfi, L., “Patterns as indicators of productivity enhancement by facilitation and competition in dryland vegetation”, J. Geophys. Res. (Biogeosciences), 111, 2006.
D'Odorico, P., K. Caylor, G. S. Okin, and T M. Scanlon, “On soil moisture vegetation feedbacks and their possible effects on the dynamics of dryland ecosystemsand ecosystems”, J. Geophys. Res., 112, 2007.
Ridolfi L, D'Odorico P, Laio F. 2007. Vegetation dynamics induced by phreatophyte-aquifer interactions. JOURNAL OF THEORETICAL BIOLOGY Volume: 248 Issue: 2 Pages: 301-310
Borgogno, F., P. D'Odorico, F. Laio, and L. Ridolfi, Effect of rainfall interannual variability on the stability and resilience of dryland plant ecosystems Water Resour. Res., 43, 2007.
Ridolfi, L., F. Laio, and P. D’Odorico, “Fertility island formation and evolution in dryland ecosystems”, Ecology & Society, 13 (1): 5, 2008. [online] URL: http://www ecologyandsociety.org/vol13/iss1/art5/
Alleaume, S., C. Hély, J. Le Roux, S. Korontzi, R.J. Swap, H.H. Shugart and C.O. Justice. 2004. Using MODIS to evaluate heterogeneity of biomass burning and emissions in Southern African savannas: Etosha National Park Case Study. International Journal of Remote Sensing (in press).
Hely, C., K.K. Caylor, P.R. Dowty, S. Alleaume, R.J. Swap, H.H. Shugart, C.O. Justice (2007) “A temporal and spatially explicit Production Efficiency Model for fuel load allocation in southern Africa” Ecosystems.
McGlynn, I. O., and G. S. Okin (2006), Characterization of shrub distribution using hight spatial resolution remote sensing: Ecosystem implications for a former Chihuahuan Desert grassland,, Remote Sensing of Environment, 101, 554-566.
Okin, G.S., N. Mladenov, L. Wang, D. Cassel, K.K. Caylor, S. Ringrose and S. Macko. 2008. Spatial patterns of soil nutrients in two southern African savannas.. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 113.
Jose M.C. Pereira, Bernardo Mota, Jeff L. Privette, Kelly K. Caylor, Joa M.N. Silva, Ana C.L. Sa, Wenge Ni-Meister. 2004. A simulation analysis of the detectability of understory burns in miombo woodlands Remote Sensing of Environment 93 (2004) 296–310
Privette et al. Vegetation structure characteristics and relationships of Kalahari woodlands and savannas. Global Change Biology (2004) vol. 10 (3) pp. 281-291
Ries, L.P. 2007. Nutrient and Light Limitations on Vegetation Dynamics in the Savannas of Southern Africa. PhD Dissertation.
Ries, L.P. and H.H. Shugart. 2007. Nutrient limitations on understory grass productivity and carbon assimilation in an African woodland savanna. Journal of Arid Environments Journal of Arid Environments 72 (2008) 1423–1430
Scanlon, T. M., K. K. Caylor, S. A. Levin, and I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, Positive feedbacks promote power-law clustering of Kalahari vegetation, Nature, 449 (7159), 209-U4, 2007.
Todd M. Scanlon, Kelly K. Caylor, Salvatore Manfreda, Simon A. Levin, Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe 2005. Dynamic response of grass cover to rainfall variability: implications for the function and persistence of savanna ecosystems. Advances in Water Resources 28 (2005) 291–302
Therrell, M.D., D.W. Stahle, M.M. Mukelabai, H.H. Shugart. 2007. Age, and radial growth dynamics of Pterocarpus angolensis in southern Africa. Forest Ecology and Management 244:24-31.
Therrell, M.T., D.W. Stahle, L.P. Ries and H.H. Shugart. 2006. Tree-ring reconstructed rainfall variability in Zimbabwe. Climate Dynamics 26:677-685.
Wang, L. 2008. Soil biogeochemistry, aridity and plant adaptation responses in southern Africa savannas. PhD Dissertation.
Wang, L., P. D’Odorico, S. Ringrose, S. Coetzee and S. Macko. 2007. Biogeochemistry of Kalahari sands. Journal of Arid Environments 71 (2007) 259–279
Wang, L., B. Kgope, P. D’Odorico and S. Macko. 2008. Carbon and nitrogen parasitism by xylem-tapping mistletoe along the Kalahari Transect: a stable isotope study.. African Journal of Ecology 46: 540-546.
Wang, L., P. D’Odorico, S. Manzoni, A. Porporato and S. Macko. Carbon and nitrogen dynamics in southern African savannas: the effect of vegetation-induced patch-scale heterogeneities and large scale rainfall gradients. Climatic Change (in press).
Wang, L., P. D’Odorico, L. Ries, K. Caylor and S. Macko. Combined effect of soil moisture and nitrogen availability variations on grass productivity in African savannas: The case of the Kalahari Transect. Biogeochemistry (in review).
Wang, L., P. J. Shaner and S. Macko. 2007. Foliar 15N patterns along successional gradients at the plant community and species level.. Geophysical Research Letters, 34.
Wang, L., P. D’Odorico, G. Okin and S. Macko. Isotope composition and anion chemistry of soil profiles along the Kalahari Transect. Journal of Arid Environments (in press).
Wang, L., P. D’Odorico, L. Ries and S. Macko. Patterns and implications of plant-soil δ13C and δ15N values in African savanna ecosystems. Quaternary Research (in press).
Wang, L., G. S. Okin, J. Wang, H. Epstein and S. A. Macko. 2007. Predicting leaf and canopy 15N compositions from reflectance spectra. Geophysical Research Letters, 34
Wang, L. and S. Macko. Preference and adaptation maintenance in plant nitrogen uptake. Ecology Letters (in review).
Wang, L., G. Okin and S. Macko. Remote sensing of nitrogen and carbon isotope compositions in terrestrial ecosystems (accepted). Springer.
Wang, L., G. Okin, K. Caylor and S. Macko. Spatial heterogeneity and sources of soil carbon in southern African savannas. Geoderma (in press).
Wang, L., G. S. Okin and S. A. Macko. Satellite prediction of soil δ13C distributions in a southern African savanna. Journal of Geochemical Exploration (in press).