• 9967 Citations
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1984 …2020

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δ13C values of soil organic carbon and their use in documenting vegetation change in a subtropical savanna ecosystem

Boutton, T. W., Archer, S. R., Midwood, A. J., Zitzer, S. F. & Bol, R., Feb 1 1998, In : Geoderma. 82, 1-3, p. 5-41 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

366 Scopus citations

Woody plants in grasslands: Post-encroachment stand dynamics

Browning, D. M., Archer, S. R., Asner, G. P., McClaran, M. P. & Wessman, C. A., Jun 1 2008, In : Ecological Applications. 18, 4, p. 928-944 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations

Woody plant seed dispersal and gap formation in a North American subtropical savanna woodland: the role of domestic herbivores

Brown, J. R. & Archer, S., Jan 1 1988, In : Vegetatio. 73, 2, p. 73-80 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

100 Scopus citations

Woody plant proliferation in North American drylands: A synthesis of impacts on ecosystem carbon balance

Barger, N. N., Archer, S. R., Campbell, J. L., Huang, C. Y., Morton, J. A. & Knapp, A. K., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 116, 3, G00K07.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

146 Scopus citations
160 Scopus citations

Woody plant establishment and spatial heterogeneity in grasslands

Jurena, P. N. & Archer, S., Apr 1 2003, In : Ecology. 84, 4, p. 907-919 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

109 Scopus citations

Woody plant encroachment into grasslands: Spatial patterns of functional group distribution and community development

Liu, F., Archer, S. R., Gelwick, F., Bai, E., Boutton, T. W. & Ben Wu, X., Dec 18 2013, In : PloS one. 8, 12, e84364.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Wildlife Responses to Brush Management: A Contemporary Evaluation

Fulbright, T. E., Davies, K. W. & Archer, S., Jan 1 2018, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 71, 1, p. 35-44 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

When bulk density methods matter: Implications for estimating soil organic carbon pools in rocky soils

Throop, H. L., Archer, S. R., Monger, H. C. & Waltman, S., Feb 2012, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 77, 1, p. 66-71 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

100 Scopus citations

Weighted mean patch size: A robust index for quantifying landscape structure

Li, B. L. & Archer, S., Oct 29 1997, In : Ecological Modelling. 102, 2-3, p. 353-361 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Water use by woody plants on contrasting soils in a savanna parkland: Assessment with δ2H and δ18O

Midwood, A. J., Boutton, T. W., Archer, S. R. & Watts, S. E., Dec 1 1998, In : Plant and Soil. 205, 1, p. 13-24 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

66 Scopus citations

Water relations of a perennial grass and seedling vs adult woody plants in a subtropical savanna, Texas

Brown, J. R. & Archer, S., Jan 1 1990, In : Oikos. 57, 3, p. 366-374 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations

Viewing woody-plant encroachment through a social-ecological lens

Wilcox, B. P., Birt, A., Archer, S., Fuhlendorf, S. D., Kreuter, U. P., Sorice, M. G., van Leeuwen, W. & Zou, C. B., Jan 1 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 9, p. 691-705 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 Scopus citations

Variation in woody plant δ13C along a topoedaphic gradient in a subtropical savanna parkland

Bai, E., Boutton, T. W., Liu, F., Wu, X. B. & Archer, S. R., Jun 2008, In : Oecologia. 156, 3, p. 479-489 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Variation in basal sprouting in co‐occurring shrubs: implications for stand dynamics

Flinn, R. C., Scifres, C. J. & Archer, S., 1992, In : Journal of Vegetation Science. 3, 1, p. 125-128 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Variability in leaf and litter optical properties: Implications for BRDF model inversions using AVHRR, MODIS, and MISR

Asner, G. P., Wessman, C. A., Schimel, D. S. & Archer, S., Mar 1 1998, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 63, 3, p. 243-257 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 Scopus citations

UV-B radiation and shrub canopy effects on surface litter decomposition in a shrub-invaded dry grassland

Predick, K. I., Archer, S., Aguillon, S. M., Keller, D. A., Throop, H. L. & Barnes, P. W., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Arid Environments.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 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

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

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-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 (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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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 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 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 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 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 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

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

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 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 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-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–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 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 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

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

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

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

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 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
111 Scopus citations