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1984 …2020

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Net changes in regional woody vegetation cover and carbon storage in Texas drylands, 1937-1999

Asner, G. P., Archer, S., Hughes, R. F., Ansley, R. J. & Wessman, C. A., Mar 1 2003, In : Global change biology. 9, 3, p. 316-335 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

245 Scopus citations

Niche differentiation and neutral theory: An integrated perspective on shrub assemblages in a parkland savanna

Stokes, C. J. & Archer, S. R., Apr 2010, In : Ecology. 91, 4, p. 1152-1162 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Plant-animal interactions affecting plant establishment and persistence on revegetated rangeland

Archer, S. & Pyke, D. A., Jan 1 1991, In : Journal of Range Management. 44, 6, p. 558-565 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

47 Scopus citations

Plant-plant interactions affecting plant establishment and persistence on revegetated rangeland

Pyke, D. A. & Archer, S., Jan 1 1991, In : Journal of Range Management. 44, 6, p. 550-557 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations

Postfire stand structure in a semiarid savanna: Cross-scale challenges estimating biomass

Huang, C. Y., Marsh, S. E., McClaran, M. P. & Archer, S. R., Oct 1 2007, In : Ecological Applications. 17, 7, p. 1899-1910 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Protection from livestock fails to deter shrub proliferation in a desert landscape with a history of heavy grazing

Browning, D. M. & Archer, S. R., Jul 1 2011, In : Ecological Applications. 21, 5, p. 1629-1642 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Quantifying soil organic carbon in complex landscapes: An example of grassland undergoing encroachment of woody plants

Liu, F., Wu, X. B., Bai, E., Boutton, T. W. & Archer, S. R., Feb 2011, In : Global change biology. 17, 2, p. 1119-1129 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Rainfall, land use and woody vegetation cover change in semi-arid Australian savanna

Fensham, R. J., Fairfax, R. J. & Archer, S. R., Jun 1 2005, In : Journal of Ecology. 93, 3, p. 596-606 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

183 Scopus citations

Rangeland Conservation and Shrub Encroachment: New Perspectives on an Old Problem

Archer, S., Nov 7 2009, Wild Rangelands: Conserving Wildlife While Maintaining Livestock in Semi-Arid Ecosystems. John Wiley and Sons Ltd, p. 53-97 45 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

64 Scopus citations

Rates of vegetation change associated with prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) grazing in North American mixed-grass prairie

Archer, S., Garrett, M. G. & Detling, J. K., Nov 1 1987, In : Vegetatio. 72, 3, p. 159-166 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations

Response of dominant grass and shrub species to water manipulation: An ecophysiological basis for shrub invasion in a Chihuahuan Desert Grassland

Throop, H. L., Reichmann, L. G., Sala, O. E. & Archer, S. R., 2012, In : Oecologia. 169, 2, p. 373-383 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

61 Scopus citations

Response of two perennial grasses to root barriers and fissures

Jurena, P. N. & Archer, S., Apr 1 2005, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 61, 2, p. 185-192 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Root density distribution and biomass allocation of co-occurring woody plants on contrasting soils in a subtropical savanna parkland

Zhou, Y., Watts, S. E., Boutton, T. W. & Archer, S. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Plant and Soil.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Scale dependence of absorption of photosynthetically active radiation in terrestrial ecosystems

Asner, G. P., Wessman, C. A. & Archer, S., Nov 1998, In : Ecological Applications. 8, 4, p. 1003-1021 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Scopus citations

Scale-dependent influence of topography-based hydrologic features on patterns of woody plant encroachment in savanna landscapes

Wu, X. B. & Archer, S. R., Sep 1 2005, In : Landscape Ecology. 20, 6, p. 733-742 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

62 Scopus citations

Seed dormancy and persistence of Acacia berlandieri andLeucaena pulverulenta in a semi-arid environment

Owens, M. K., Wallace, R. B. & Archer, S., Jan 1995, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 29, 1, p. 15-23 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Seedling responses to water pulses in shrubs with contrasting histories of grassland encroachment

Woods, S. R., Archer, S. R. & Schwinning, S., Jan 27 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 1, e87278.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
111 Scopus citations

Shrub encroachment in North American grasslands: Shifts in growth form dominance rapidly alters control of ecosystem carbon inputs

Knapp, A. K., Briggs, J. M., Collins, S. L., Archer, S. R., Bret-Harte, M. S., Ewers, B. E., Peters, D. P., Young, D. R., Shaver, G. R., Pendall, E. & Cleary, M. B., Mar 2008, In : Global change biology. 14, 3, p. 615-623 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

333 Scopus citations

Shrub encroachment into grasslands: End of an era?

Huang, C. Y., Archer, S. R., McClaran, M. P. & Marsh, S. E., 2018, In : PeerJ. 2018, 9, e5474.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Shrub invasion of grassland: Recruitment is continuous and not regulated by herbaceous biomass or density

Brown, J. R. & Archer, S., Oct 1999, In : Ecology. 80, 7, p. 2385-2396 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

184 Scopus citations

Simulated dynamics of succession in a North American subtropical Prosopis savanna

Scanlan, J. C. & Archer, S., 1991, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 2, 5, p. 625-634 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Small-mammal regulation of vegetation structure in a temperate savanna

Weltzin, J. F., Archer, S. & Heitschmidt, R. K., Jan 1 1997, In : Ecology. 78, 3, p. 751-763 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

159 Scopus citations

Soil Coverage Reduces Photodegradation and Promotes the Development of Soil-Microbial Films on Dryland Leaf Litter

Barnes, P. W., Throop, H. L., Hewins, D. B., Abbene, M. L. & Archer, S. R., Mar 2012, In : Ecosystems. 15, 2, p. 311-321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Soil-Litter Mixing Accelerates Decomposition in a Chihuahuan Desert Grassland

Hewins, D. B., Archer, S. R., Okin, G. S., McCulley, R. L. & Throop, H. L., Mar 2013, In : Ecosystems. 16, 2, p. 183-195 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Soil–litter mixing and microbial activity mediate decomposition and soil aggregate formation in a sandy shrub-invaded Chihuahuan Desert grassland

Hewins, D. B., Sinsabaugh, R. L., Archer, S. & Throop, H. L., Apr 1 2017, In : Plant Ecology. 218, 4, p. 459-474 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Soil-litter mixing promotes decomposition and soil aggregate formation on contrasting geomorphic surfaces in a shrub-invaded Sonoran Desert grassland

Levi, E. M., Archer, S. R., Throop, H. L. & Rasmussen, C., May 1 2020, In : Plant and Soil. 450, 1-2, p. 397-415 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil moisture and soil-litter mixing effects on surface litter decomposition: A controlled environment assessment

Lee, H., Fitzgerald, J., Hewins, D. B., McCulley, R. L., Archer, S. R., Rahn, T. & Throop, H. L., May 2014, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 72, p. 123-132 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Scopus citations

Soil moisture redistribution as a mechanism of facilitation in savanna tree-shrub clusters

Zou, C. B., Barnes, P. W., Archer, S. & McMurtry, C. R., Aug 1 2005, In : Oecologia. 145, 1, p. 32-40 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

Soil respiration and nutrient cycling in wooded communities developing in grassland

McCulley, R. L., Archer, S. R., Boutton, T. W., Hons, F. M. & Zuberer, D. A., Oct 2004, In : Ecology. 85, 10, p. 2804-2817 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

114 Scopus citations

Soil respiration in a subtropical savanna parkland: Response to water additions

McCulley, R. L., Boutton, T. W. & Archer, S. R., May 1 2007, In : Soil Science Society of America Journal. 71, 3, p. 820-828 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Spatial patterns of grassland-shrubland state transitions: A 74-year record on grazed and protected areas

Browning, D. M., Franklin, J., Archer, S. R., Gillan, J. K. & Guertin, D. P., Sep 1 2014, In : Ecological Applications. 24, 6, p. 1421-1433 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Spatial patterns of soil δ 13C reveal grassland-to-woodland successional processes

Bai, E., Boutton, T. W., Liu, F., Ben Wu, X. & Archer, S. R., Jan 2012, In : Organic Geochemistry. 42, 12, p. 1512-1518 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Spatial perspectives in state-and-transition models: A missing link to land management?

Bestelmeyer, B. T., Goolsby, D. P. & Archer, S. R., Jun 2011, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 48, 3, p. 746-757 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

92 Scopus citations

Spatial scaling of ecosystem C and N in a subtropical savanna landscape

Liu, F., Ben Wu, X., Bai, E., Boutton, T. W. & Archer, S. R., Aug 2010, In : Global change biology. 16, 8, p. 2213-2223 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Spatial variability in the potential for symbiotic N2 fixation by woody plants in a subtropical savanna ecosystem

Zitzer, S. F., Archer, S. R. & Boutton, T. W., Oct 1996, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 33, 5, p. 1125-1136 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Spatial variation of soil δ13C and its relation to carbon input and soil texture in a subtropical lowland woodland

Bai, E., Boutton, T. W., Liu, F., Wu, X. B., Hallmark, C. T. & Archer, S. R., Jan 2012, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 44, 1, p. 102-112 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Spatial variation of the stable nitrogen isotope ratio of woody plants along a topoedaphic gradient in a subtropical savanna

Bai, E., Boutton, T. W., Liu, F., Wu, X. B., Archer, S. R. & Hallmark, C. T., Mar 2009, In : Oecologia. 159, 3, p. 493-503 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Stable carbon isotope ratios of soil organic matter and their potential use as indicators of palaeoclimate

Boutton, T. W., Nordt, L. C., Archer, S. R., Midwood, A. J. & Casar, I., Dec 1 1993, International Atomic Energy Agency, Proceedings Series. 329 pt 7 ed. Publ by IAEA, p. 445-459 15 p. (International Atomic Energy Agency, Proceedings Series; no. 329 pt 7).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

21 Scopus citations

Stable isotopes in ecosystem science: Structure, function and dynamics of a subtropical savanna

Boutton, T. W., Archer, S. R. & Midwood, A. J., Jul 14 1999, In : Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 13, 13, p. 1263-1277 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

116 Scopus citations

Switchgrass recruitment from broadcast seed vs. seed fed to cattle

Ocumpaugh, W. R., Archer, S. & Stuth, J. W., Jul 1996, In : Journal of Range Management. 49, 4, p. 368-371 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

The distribution of phytosynthetic pathway types on a mixed-grass prairie hillside.

Archer, S., Jan 1 1984, In : American Midland Naturalist. 111, 1, p. 138-142 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The effects of defoliation and competition on regrowth of tillers of two North American mixed-grass prairie graminoids.

Archer, S. & Detling, J. K., Jan 1 1984, In : Oikos. 43, 3, p. 351-357 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

The grassland-shrubland regime shift in the southwestern United States: Misconceptions and their implications for management

Bestelmeyer, B. T., Peters, D. P. C., Archer, S. R., Browning, D. M., Okin, G. S., Schooley, R. L. & Webb, N. P., 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 9, p. 678-690 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

Tree (Prosopis glandulosa) effects on grass growth: An experimental assessment of above- and belowground interactions in a temperate savanna

Simmons, M. T., Archer, S. R., Teague, W. R. & Ansley, R. J., Apr 1 2008, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 72, 4, p. 314-325 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Tree-grass dynamics in a Prosopis-thornscrub savanna parkland: Reconstructing the past and predicting the future

Archer, S., Jan 1 1995, In : Ecoscience. 2, 1, p. 83-99 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

272 Scopus citations

Tree-grass interactions in Savannas

Scholes, R. J. & Archer, S. R., Dec 1 1997, In : Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics. 28, p. 517-544 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1639 Scopus citations

Tree-shrub interactions in a subtropical savanna parkland: Competition or facilitation?

Barnes, P. W. & Archer, S., Aug 1999, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 10, 4, p. 525-536 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Use of terrain attributes as a tool to explore the interaction of vertic soils and surface hydrology in South Texas playa wetland systems

Parker, A. F., Owens, P. R., Libohova, Z., Wu, X. B., Wilding, L. P. & Archer, S. R., Nov 1 2010, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 74, 11, p. 1487-1493 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations