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2012

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

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

Leveraging modern climatology to increase adaptive capacity across protected area networks

Davison, J. E., Graumlich, L. J., Rowland, E. L., Pederson, G. T. & Breshears, D. D., Feb 1 2012, In : Global Environmental Change. 22, 1, p. 268-274 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Modeling aeolian transport in response to succession, disturbance and future climate: Dynamic long-term risk assessment for contaminant redistribution

Breshears, D. D., Kirchner, T. B., Whicker, J. J., Field, J. P. & Allen, C. D., Jan 1 2012, In : Aeolian Research. 3, 4, p. 445-457 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Sediment capture by vegetation patches: Implications for desertification and increased resource redistribution

Field, J. P., Breshears, D. D., Whicker, J. J. & Zou, C. B., Mar 1 2012, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 117, 1, G01033.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Soil C and N patterns in a semiarid piñon-juniper woodland: Topography of slope and ephemeral channels add to canopy-intercanopy heterogeneity

Law, D. J., Breshears, D. D., Ebinger, M. H., Meyer, C. W. & Allen, C. D., Apr 2012, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 79, p. 20-24 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2011

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

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

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

Extreme climatic event-triggered overstorey vegetation loss increases understorey solar input regionally: Primary and secondary ecological implications

Royer, P. D., Cobb, N. S., Clifford, M. J., Huang, C. Y., Breshears, D. D., Adams, H. D. & Villegas, J. C., May 2011, In : Journal of Ecology. 99, 3, p. 714-723 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations

Interactive effects of grazing and burning on wind- and water-driven sediment fluxes: Rangeland management implications

Field, J. P., Breshears, D. D., Whicker, J. J. & Zou, C. B., Jan 2011, In : Ecological Applications. 21, 1, p. 22-32 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

On the ratio of wind- to water-driven sediment transport: Conserving soil under global-change-type extreme events

Field, J. P., Breshears, D. D., Whicker, J. J. & Zou, C. B., Mar 1 2011, In : Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 66, 2, p. 51A-56A

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
19 Scopus citations

The interdependence of mechanisms underlying climate-driven vegetation mortality

McDowell, N. G., Beerling, D. J., Breshears, D. D., Fisher, R. A., Raffa, K. F. & Stitt, M., Oct 1 2011, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 26, 10, p. 523-532 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

559 Scopus citations

When ecosystem services crash: Preparing for big, fast, patchy climate change

Breshears, D. D., López-Hoffman, L. & Graumlich, L. J., May 1 2011, In : Ambio. 40, 3, p. 256-263 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

49 Scopus citations
2010

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

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

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
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

Evapotranspiration partitioning in a semiarid woodland: Ecohydrologic heterogeneity and connecitvity of vegetation patches

Newman, B. D., Breshears, D. D. & Gard, M. O., Aug 2010, In : Vadose Zone Journal. 9, 3, p. 561-572 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Land degradation in drylands: Interactions among hydrologic-aeolian erosion and vegetation dynamics

Ravi, S., Breshears, D. D., Huxman, T. E. & D'Odorico, P., Apr 1 2010, In : Geomorphology. 116, 3-4, p. 236-245 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

190 Scopus citations
26 Scopus citations

Partitioning evapotranspiration across gradients of woody plant cover: Assessment of a stable isotope technique

Wang, L., Caylor, K. K., Villegas, J. C., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Breshears, D. D. & Huxman, T. E., May 2010, In : Geophysical Research Letters. 37, 9, L09401.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

143 Scopus citations

Redistribution of runoff among vegetation patch types: On ecohydrological optimality of herbaceous capture of run-on

Urgeghe, A. M., Breshears, D. D., Martens, S. N. & Beeson, P. C., Sep 2010, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63, 5, p. 497-504 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Seasonally pulsed heterogeneity in microclimate: Phenology and cover effects along deciduous grassland-forest continuum

Villegas, J. C., Breshears, D. D., Zou, C. B. & Royer, P. D., Aug 1 2010, In : Vadose Zone Journal. 9, 3, p. 537-547 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Soil carbon heterogeneity in piñon-juniper woodland patches: Effect of woody plant variation on neighboring intercanopies is not detectable

Reiley, D. K., Breshears, D. D., Zedler, P. H., Ebinger, M. H. & Meyer, C. W., Feb 1 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 74, 2, p. 239-246 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

The ecology of dust

Field, J. P., Belnap, J., Breshears, D. D., Neff, J. C., Okin, G. S., Whicker, J. J., Painter, T. H., Ravi, S., Reheis, M. C. & Reynolds, R. L., Oct 2010, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 8, 8, p. 423-430 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

172 Scopus citations
2009

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

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
53 Scopus citations

Phenological trend estimation: A reply to sagarin

Henebry, G. M., Richardson, A. D., Breshears, D. D., Abatzoglou, J., Fisher, J. I., Graham, E. A., Hanes, J. M., Knapp, A., Liang, L., Wilson, B. E. & Morisette, J. T., Aug 1 2009, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 7, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Reply to Leuzinger et al. Drought-induced tree mortality temperature sensitivity requires pressing forward with best available science

Adams, H. D., Guardiola-Claramonte, M., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Villegas, J. C., Breshears, D. D., Zou, C. B., Troch, P. A. & Huxman, T. E., Sep 22 2009, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 38, p. E107

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

11 Scopus citations
16 Scopus citations

Research communications research communications Tree die-off in response to global change-type drought: Mortality insights from a decade of plant water potential measurements

Breshears, D. D., Myers, O. B., Meyer, C. W., Barnes, F. J., Zou, C. B., Allen, C. D., McDowell, N. G. & Pockman, W. T., May 2009, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 7, 4, p. 185-189 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

338 Scopus citations
28 Scopus citations

Temperature sensitivity of drought-induced tree mortality portends increased regional die-off under global-change-type drought

Adams, H. D., Guardiola-Claramonte, M., Barron-Gafford, G. A., Villegas, J. C., Breshears, D. D., Zou, C. B., Troch, P. A. & Huxman, T. E., Apr 28 2009, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 17, p. 7063-7066 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

585 Scopus citations

The hills are alive: Earth science in a controlled environment

Huxman, T., Troch, P., Chorover, J., Breshears, D. D., Saleska, S., Pelletier, J., Zeng, X. & Espeleta, J., Apr 7 2009, In : Eos. 90, 14, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

23 Scopus citations

Toward a more holistic perspective of soil erosion: Why aeolian research needs to explicitly consider fluvial processes and interactions

Field, J. P., Breshears, D. D. & Whicker, J. J., Dec 8 2009, In : Aeolian Research. 1, 1-2, p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

73 Scopus citations

Tracking the rhythm of the seasons in the face of global change: Phenological research in the 21 st century

Morisette, J. T., Richardson, A. D., Knapp, A. K., Fisher, J. I., Graham, E. A., Abatzoglou, J., Wilson, B. E., Breshears, D. D., Henebry, G. M., Hanes, J. M. & Liang, L., Jun 1 2009, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 7, 5, p. 253-260 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

324 Scopus citations

Vegetation responses to extreme hydrological events: Sequence matters

Miao, S. L., Zou, C. B. & Breshears, D. D., Jan 1 2009, In : American Naturalist. 173, 1, p. 113-118 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations
2008

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

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

Fog interception by non-vascular epiphytes in tropical montane cloud forests: Dependencies on gauge type and meteorological conditions

Villegas, J. C., Tobón, C. & Breshears, D. D., Jul 1 2008, In : Hydrological Processes. 22, 14, p. 2484-2492 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Foliar absorption of intercepted rainfall improves woody plant water status most during drought

Breshears, D. D., McDowell, N. G., Goddard, K. L., Dayem, K. E., Martens, S. N., Meyer, C. W. & Brown, K. M., Jan 1 2008, In : Ecology. 89, 1, p. 41-47 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

121 Scopus citations

Mechanisms of plant survival and mortality during drought: Why do some plants survive while others succumb to drought?

McDowell, N., Pockman, W. T., Allen, C. D., Breshears, D. D., Cobb, N., Kolb, T., Plaut, J., Sperry, J., West, A., Williams, D. G. & Yepez, E. A., Jun 1 2008, In : New Phytologist. 178, 4, p. 719-739 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1981 Scopus citations

Phenology of mixed woody-herbaceous ecosystems following extreme events: Net and differential responses

Rich, P. M., Breshears, D. D. & White, A. B., Feb 1 2008, In : Ecology. 89, 2, p. 342-352 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Thinning semiarid forests amplifies wind erosion comparably to wildfire: Implications for restoration and soil stability

Whicker, J. J., Pinder, J. E. & Breshears, D. D., Apr 2008, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 72, 4, p. 494-508 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations