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2020

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 organic carbon in drylands: shrub encroachment and vegetation management effects dwarf those of livestock grazing

Throop, H. L., Archer, S. R. & McClaran, M. P., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Ecological Applications.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Competition suppresses shrubs during early, but not late, stages of arid grassland–shrubland state transition

Pierce, N. A., Archer, S. R. & Bestelmeyer, B. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Functional Ecology. 33, 8, p. 1480-1490 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Constraints on shrub cover and shrub–shrub competition in a U.S. southwest desert

Ji, W., Hanan, N. P., Browning, D. M., Monger, H. C., Peters, D. P. C., Bestelmeyer, B. T., Archer, S. R., Ross, C. W., Lind, B. M., Anchang, J., Kumar, S. S. & Prihodko, L., Feb 2019, In : Ecosphere. 10, 2, e02590.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 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

2 Scopus citations
2018

An integrated view of complex landscapes: A big data-model integration approach to transdisciplinary science

Peters, D. P. C., Burruss, N. D., Rodriguez, L. L., McVey, D. S., Elias, E. H., Pelzel-Mccluskey, A. M., Derner, J. D., Schrader, T. S., Yao, J., Pauszek, S. J., Lombard, J., Archer, S. R., Bestelmeyer, B. T., Browning, D. M., Brungard, C. W., Hatfield, J. L., Hanan, N. P., Herrick, J. E., Okin, G. S., Sala, O. E. & 2 others, Savoy, H. & Vivoni, E. R., 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 9, p. 653-669 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Climate–fire interactions constrain potential woody plant cover and stature in North American Great Plains grasslands

Scholtz, R., Fuhlendorf, S. D. & Archer, S., Aug 1 2018, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 27, 8, p. 936-945 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Grass-Shrub Competition in Arid Lands: An Overlooked Driver in Grassland–Shrubland State Transition?

Pierce, N. A., Archer, S., Bestelmeyer, B. T. & James, D. K., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ecosystems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 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

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

9 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

9 Scopus citations
2017

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

16 Scopus citations
2014

An ecosystem services perspective on brush management: Research priorities for competing land-use objectives

Archer, S. R. & Predick, K. I., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Ecology. 102, 6, p. 1394-1407 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 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

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 1 2014, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 72, p. 123-132 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 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
2013

15N isoscapes in a subtropical savanna parkland: spatial-temporal perspectives

Bai, E., Boutton, T. W., Liu, F., Wu, X. B. & Archer, S. R., Jan 11 2013, In : Ecosphere. 4, 1, 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations
12 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 1 2013, In : Ecosystems. 16, 2, p. 183-195 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 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
2012

Long-term functional plasticity in plant hydraulic architecture in response to supplemental moisture

Von Arx, G., Archer, S. R. & Hughes, M. K., May 1 2012, In : Annals of botany. 109, 6, p. 1091-1100 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 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., Jan 1 2012, In : Oecologia. 169, 2, p. 373-383 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 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 1 2012, In : Ecosystems. 15, 2, p. 311-321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 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 1 2012, In : Organic Geochemistry. 42, 12, p. 1512-1518 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 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 1 2012, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 44, 1, p. 102-112 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 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 1 2012, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 77, 1, p. 66-71 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

99 Scopus citations
2011

Early taproot development of a xeric shrub (Larrea tridentata) is optimized within a narrow range of soil moisture

Woods, S. R., Archer, S. R. & Schwinning, S., Mar 1 2011, In : Plant Ecology. 212, 3, p. 507-517 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 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

33 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 1 2011, In : Global change biology. 17, 2, p. 1119-1129 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2010

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

Stokes, C. J. & Archer, S. R., Apr 1 2010, In : Ecology. 91, 4, p. 1152-1162 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 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 1 2010, In : Global change biology. 16, 8, p. 2213-2223 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 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

4 Scopus citations
2009

Field validation of 1930s aerial photography: What are we missing?

Browning, D. M., Archer, S. R. & Byrne, A. T., Sep 1 2009, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 73, 9, p. 844-853 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Impact of feedbacks on Chihuahuan desert grasslands: Transience and metastability

Okin, G. S., D'Odorico, P. & Archer, S. R., Mar 28 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 114, 1, G01004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Scopus citations

Landscape-Scale vegetation dynamics inferred from spatial spatterns of soil δ13C in a subtropical savanna parkland

Bai, E., Boutton, T. W., Ben Wu, X., Liu, F. & Archer, S. R., Mar 28 2009, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 114, 1, G01019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Multispecies allometric models predict grass biomass in semidesert rangeland

Nafus, A. M., McClaran, M. P., Archer, S. R. & Throop, H. L., Jan 2009, In : Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62, 1, p. 68-72 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 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 1 2009, In : Oecologia. 159, 3, p. 493-503 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Scopus citations
2008

Climate change and ecosystems of the Southwestern United States

Archer, S. R. & Predick, K. I., Jan 1 2008, Rangelands, 30, 3, p. 23-28 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

75 Scopus citations

Infiltration in icelandic andisols: The role of vegetation and soil frost

Orradottir, B., Archer, S. R., Arnalds, O., Wilding, L. P. & Thurow, T. L., May 1 2008, In : Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 40, 2, p. 412-421 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Scopus citations

Shrub (Prosopis velutina) encroachment in a semidesert grassland: Spatial-temporal changes in soil organic carbon and nitrogen pools

Throop, H. L. & Archer, S. R., Sep 30 2008, In : Global change biology. 14, 10, p. 2420-2431 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

110 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 1 2008, In : Global change biology. 14, 3, p. 615-623 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

323 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

26 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 1 2008, In : Oecologia. 156, 3, p. 479-489 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 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
2007

Climatic/edaphic controls on soil carbon/nitrogen response to shrub encroachment in desert grassland

Wheeler, C. W., Archer, S. R., Asner, G. P. & McMurtry, C. R., Oct 1 2007, In : Ecological Applications. 17, 7, p. 1911-1928 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

48 Scopus citations

Grass effects on tree (Prosopis glandulosa) growth in a temperate savanna

Simmons, M. T., Archer, S. R., James Ansley, R. & Teague, W. R., Apr 1 2007, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 69, 2, p. 212-227 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Interrelationships among shrub encroachment, land management, and litter decomposition in a semidesert grassland

Throop, H. L. & Archer, S. R., Sep 1 2007, In : Ecological Applications. 17, 6, p. 1809-1823 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

85 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

28 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

76 Scopus citations