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A conceptual framework for dryland aeolian sediment transport along the grassland-forest continuum: Effects of woody plant canopy cover and disturbance

Breshears, D. D., Whicker, J. J., Zou, C. B., Field, J. P. & Allen, C. D., Apr 1 2009, In : Geomorphology. 105, 1-2, p. 28-38 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

74 Scopus citations

A dual Monte Carlo approach to estimate model uncertainty and its application to the rangeland hydrology and erosion model

Wei, H., Nearing, M. A., Stone, J. J. & Breshears, D. D., Mar 1 2008, In : Transactions of the ASABE. 51, 2, p. 515-520 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Aeolian processes and the biosphere

Ravi, S., D'Odorico, P., Breshears, D. D., Field, J. P., Goudie, A. S., Huxman, T. E., Li, J., Okin, G. S., Swap, R. J., Thomas, A. D., Van Pelt, S., Whicker, J. J. & Zobeck, T. M., Sep 1 2011, In : Reviews of Geophysics. 49, 3, RG3001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

156 Scopus citations

Aeolian sediment and dust fluxes during predominant "background" wind conditions for unburned and burned semiarid grassland: Interplay between particle size and temporal scale

Merino-Martín, L., Field, J. P., Villegas, J. C., Whicker, J. J., Breshears, D. D., Law, D. J. & Urgeghe, A. M., Sep 2014, In : Aeolian Research. 14, p. 97-103 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

A global overview of drought and heat-induced tree mortality reveals emerging climate change risks for forests

Allen, C. D., Macalady, A. K., Chenchouni, H., Bachelet, D., McDowell, N., Vennetier, M., Kitzberger, T., Rigling, A., Breshears, D. D., Hogg, E. H. T., Gonzalez, P., Fensham, R., Zhang, Z., Castro, J., Demidova, N., Lim, J. H., Allard, G., Running, S. W., Semerci, A. & Cobb, N., Feb 5 2010, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 259, 4, p. 660-684 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3456 Scopus citations

A multi-scale perspective of water pulses in dryland ecosystems: Climatology and ecohydrology of the western USA

Loik, M. E., Breshears, D. D., Lauenroth, W. K. & Belnap, J., Oct 1 2004, In : Oecologia. 141, 2, p. 269-281 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

366 Scopus citations

A multi-species synthesis of physiological mechanisms in drought-induced tree mortality

Adams, H. D., Zeppel, M. J. B., Anderegg, W. R. L., Hartmann, H., Landhäusser, S. M., Tissue, D. T., Huxman, T. E., Hudson, P. J., Franz, T. E., Allen, C. D., Anderegg, L. D. L., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Beerling, D. J., Breshears, D. D., Brodribb, T. J., Bugmann, H., Cobb, R. C., Collins, A. D., Dickman, L. T., Duan, H. & 42 others, Ewers, B. E., Galiano, L., Galvez, D. A., Garcia-Forner, N., Gaylord, M. L., Germino, M. J., Gessler, A., Hacke, U. G., Hakamada, R., Hector, A., Jenkins, M. W., Kane, J. M., Kolb, T. E., Law, D. J., Lewis, J. D., Limousin, J. M., Love, D. M., Macalady, A. K., Martínez-Vilalta, J., Mencuccini, M., Mitchell, P. J., Muss, J. D., O'Brien, M. J., O'Grady, A. P., Pangle, R. E., Pinkard, E. A., Piper, F. I., Plaut, J. A., Pockman, W. T., Quirk, J., Reinhardt, K., Ripullone, F., Ryan, M. G., Sala, A., Sevanto, S., Sperry, J. S., Vargas, R., Vennetier, M., Way, D. A., Xu, C., Yepez, E. A. & McDowell, N. G., Sep 1 2017, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 1, 9, p. 1285-1291 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

258 Scopus citations

Assessing contaminant transport vulnerability in complex topography using a distributed hydrologic model

Martens, S. N. & Breshears, D. D., Aug 1 2005, In : Vadose Zone Journal. 4, 3, p. 811-818 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Beyond greenness: Detecting temporal changes in photosynthetic capacity with hyperspectral reflectance data

Barnes, M. L., Breshears, D. D., Law, D. J., Van Leeuwen, W. J. D., Monson, R. K., Fojtik, A. C., Barron-Gafford, G. A. & Moore, D. J. P., Dec 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 12, e0189539.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Bioclimatic envelopes for individual demographic events driven by extremes: Plant mortality from drought and warming

Law, D. J., Adams, H. D., Breshears, D. D., Cobb, N. S., Bradford, J. B., Zou, C. B., Field, J. P., Gardea, A. A., Williams, A. P. & Huxman, T. E., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Plant Sciences. 180, 1, p. 53-62 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Carbon cycling in soil

Johnston, C. A., Groffman, P., Breshears, D. D., Cardon, Z. G., Currie, W., Emanuel, W., Gaudinski, J., Jackson, R. B., Lajtha, K., Nadelhoffer, K., Nelson, D., Post, W. M., Retallack, G. & Wielopolski, L., Dec 1 2004, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2, 10, p. 522-528 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

107 Scopus citations

Chronic historical drought legacy exacerbates tree mortality and crown dieback during acute heatwave-compounded drought

Matusick, G., Ruthrof, K. X., Kala, J., Brouwers, N. C., Breshears, D. D. & Hardy, G. E. S. J., Sep 3 2018, In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 9, 095002.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Climate-induced forest dieback as an emergent global phenomenon

Allen, C. D. & Breshears, D. D., Nov 20 2007, In : Eos. 88, 47, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Climate-induced tree mortality: Earth system consequences

Adams, H. D., MacAlady, A. K., Breshears, D. D., Allen, C. D., Stephenson, N. L., Saleska, S. R., Huxman, T. E. & McDowell, N. G., Apr 27 2010, In : Eos. 91, 17, p. 153-154 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations
53 Scopus citations

Comparing response of Pinus edulis tree-ring growth to five alternate moisture indices using historic meteorological data

Kempes, C. P., Myers, O. B., Breshears, D. D. & Ebersole, J. J., Apr 1 2008, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 72, 4, p. 350-357 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Continental-scale consequences of tree die-offs in North America: Identifying where forest loss matters most

Swann, A. L. S., Laguë, M. M., Garcia, E. S., Field, J. P., Breshears, D. D., Moore, D. J. P., Saleska, S. R., Stark, S. C., Villegas, J. C., Law, D. J. & Minor, D. M., May 2018, In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 5, 055014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Conundrums in mixed woody-herbaceous plant systems

House, J. I., Archer, S., Breshears, D. D., Scholes, R. J., Coughenour, M. B., Dodd, M. B., Gignoux, J., Hall, D. O., Hanan, N. P., Joffre, R., Le Roux, X., Ludwig, J. A., Menaut, J. C., Montes, R., Parton, W. J., San Jose, J. J., Scanlan, J. C., Scurlock, J. M. O., Simioni, G. & Thorrold, B., Nov 2003, In : Journal of Biogeography. 30, 11, p. 1763-1777 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

243 Scopus citations

Corrigendum to " Decreased streamflow in semi-arid basins following drought-induced tree die-off: A counter-intuitive and indirect climate impact on hydrology" [J. Hydrol. 406 (3-4) (2011) 225-233]

Guardiola-Claramonte, M., Troch, P. A., Breshears, D. D., Huxman, T. E., Switanek, M. B., Durcik, M. & Cobb, N. S., Jan 11 2012, In : Journal of Hydrology. 414-415, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2 Scopus citations
39 Scopus citations

Decreased streamflow in semi-arid basins following drought-induced tree die-off: A counter-intuitive and indirect climate impact on hydrology

Guardiola-Claramonte, M., Troch, P. A., Breshears, D. D., Huxman, T. E., Switanek, M. B., Durcik, M. & Cobb, N. S., Sep 6 2011, In : Journal of Hydrology. 406, 3-4, p. 225-233 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Density-dependent ecohydrological effects of pionjuniper woody canopy cover on soil microclimate and potential soil evaporation

Royer, P. D., Breshears, D. D., Zou, C. B., Villegas, J. C., Cobb, N. S. & Kurc, S. A., Jan 2012, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65, 1, p. 11-20 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Density-dependent shading patterns by Sonoran saguaros

Zou, C. B., Royer, P. D. & Breshears, D. D., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 74, 1, p. 156-158 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Development of species dominance along an elevational gradient: Population dynamics of Pinus edulis and Juniperus monosperma

Martens, S. N., Breshears, D. D. & Barnes, F. J., Jan 1 2001, In : International Journal of Plant Sciences. 162, 4, p. 777-783 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Differential use of spatially heterogeneous soil moisture by two semiarid woody species: Pinus edulis and Juniperus monosperma

Breshears, D. D., Myers, O. B., Johnson, S. R., Meyer, C. W. & Martens, S. N., Jan 1 1997, In : Journal of Ecology. 85, 3, p. 289-299 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

97 Scopus citations

Drought-induced forest decline: Causes, scope and implications

Martínez-Vilalta, J., Lloret, F. & Breshears, D. D., Oct 23 2012, In : Biology letters. 8, 5, p. 689-691 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

78 Scopus citations
708 Scopus citations
26 Scopus citations

Drought supersedes warming in determining volatile and tissue defenses of piñon pine (Pinus edulis)

Trowbridge, A. M., Stoy, P. C., Adams, H. D., Law, D. J., Breshears, D. D., Helmig, D. & Monson, R. K., Jun 13 2019, In : Environmental Research Letters. 14, 6, 065006.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Dust production following forest disturbances: Health risks

Whicker, J. J. & Breshears, D. D., Jan 1 2019, Encyclopedia of Environmental Health. Elsevier, p. 194-204 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dust Production Following Forest Disturbances: Health Risks

Whicker, J. J. & Breshears, D. D., Jan 1 2011, Encyclopedia of Environmental Health. Elsevier Inc., p. 185-195 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Ecohydrological consequences of drought- and infestation- triggered tree die-off: Insights and hypotheses

Adams, H. D., Luce, C. H., Breshears, D. D., Allen, C. D., Weiler, M., Hale, V. C., Smith, A. M. S. & Huxman, T. E., Mar 2012, In : Ecohydrology. 5, 2, p. 145-159 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

147 Scopus citations
64 Scopus citations

Ecohydrological energy inputs in semiarid coniferous gradients: Responses to management- and drought-induced tree reductions

Royer, P. D., Breshears, D. D., Zou, C. B., Cobb, N. S. & Kurc, S. A., Oct 15 2010, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 260, 10, p. 1646-1655 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Ecohydrological implications of woody plant encroachment

Huxman, T. E., Wilcox, B. P., Breshears, D. D., Scott, R. L., Snyder, K. A., Small, E. E., Hultine, K., Pockman, W. T. & Jackson, R. B., Feb 2005, In : Ecology. 86, 2, p. 308-319 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

477 Scopus citations

Ecohydrological Source-Sink Interrelationships between Vegetation Patches and Soil Hydrological Properties along a Disturbance Gradient Reveal a Restoration Threshold

Merino-Martín, L., Breshears, D. D., Moreno-de Las Heras, M., Villegas, J. C., Pérez-Domingo, S., Espigares, T. & Nicolau, J. M., May 1 2012, In : Restoration Ecology. 20, 3, p. 360-368 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Ecohydrologic connections and complexities in drylands: New perspectives for understanding transformative landscape change

Wilcox, B. P., Seyfried, M. S., Breshears, D. D. & McDonnell, J. J., Mar 2012, In : Ecohydrology. 5, 2, p. 143-144 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

10 Scopus citations

Ecohydrology bearings: Invited commentary to challenge paradigms, question assumptions, prioritize needs and enhance interdisciplinary dialogue

Smettem, K. R. J. & Breshears, D. D., Sep 1 2009, In : Ecohydrology. 2, 3, p. 381-382 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Ecohydrology monitoring and excavation of semiarid landfill covers a decade after installation

Breshears, D. D., Nyhan, J. W. & Davenport, D. W., Aug 1 2005, In : Vadose Zone Journal. 4, 3, p. 798-810 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Ecohydrology of a resource-conserving semiarid woodland: Effects of scale and disturbance

Wilcox, B. P., Breshears, D. D. & Allen, C. D., May 2003, In : Ecological Monographs. 73, 2, p. 223-239 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

248 Scopus citations

Ecohydrology of water-limited environments: A scientific vision

Newman, B. D., Wilcox, B. P., Archer, S. R., Breshears, D. D., Dahm, C. N., Duffy, C. J., McDowell, N. G., Phillips, F. M., Scanlon, B. R. & Vivoni, E. R., Jun 1 2006, In : Water Resources Research. 42, 6, W06302.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

318 Scopus citations

Ecosystem dynamics and management after forest Die-Off: A global synthesis with conceptual state-and-transition models

Cobb, R. C., Ruthrof, K. X., Breshears, D. D., Lloret, F., Aakala, T., Adams, H. D., Anderegg, W. R., Ewers, B. E., Galiano, L. I., Grcunzweig, J. M., Hartmann, H., Huang, C. Y., Klein, T., Kunert, N., Kitzberger, T., Landhcausser, S. M., Levick, S., Preisler, Y., Suarez, M. L., Trotsiuk, V. & 1 others, Zeppel, M. J. B., Dec 2017, In : Ecosphere. 8, 12, 02034.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
50 Scopus citations

Effects of woody plants on microclimate in a semiarid woodland: Soil temperature and evaporation in canopy and intercanopy patches

Breshears, D. D., Nyhan, J. W., Heil, C. E. & Wilcox, B. P., Nov 1998, In : International Journal of Plant Sciences. 159, 6, p. 1010-1017 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

230 Scopus citations

Employing lidar to detail vegetation canopy architecture for prediction of aeolian transport

Sankey, J. B., Law, D. J., Breshears, D. D., Munson, S. M. & Webb, R. H., May 16 2013, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 40, 9, p. 1724-1728 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations