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Biocomplexity Publications

Our current publications list from 2007.

2010

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2009

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  • Allen, E.B., L. E. Rao, R. J. Steers, A. Bytnerowicz, and M. E. Fenn. 2009. Impacts of atmospheric nitrogen deposition on vegetation and soils in Joshua Tree National Park. Pages 78-100 in R.H. Webb, L.F. Fenstermaker, J.S. Heaton, D.L. Hughson, E.V. McDonald, and D.M. Miller, eds. The Mojave Desert: Ecosystem Processes and Sustainability. University of Nevada Press, Las Vegas.
  • Bytnerowicz, A., Arbaugh, S. Schilling, W. Fraczek, D. Alexander. 2009. Ozone distribution and phytotoxic potential in mixed conifer forest of the San Bernardino mountains, southern California. Environmental Pollution (accepted).
  • Chakraborty A, Li BL (2009) The role of fluctuating resource supply in a habitat maintained by the competition-colonization trade-off. Annals of New York Academy of Sciences (in Press).
  • Gimeno, B.S., F. Yuan, M.E. Fenn, and T. Meixner. 2009. Management options for mitigating nitrogen losses from N-saturated mixed-conifer forests in California. Chpt. 19 In A. Bytnerowicz, M. Arbaugh, A. Riebau and C. Andersen (editors), Developments in Environmental Science, Vol 8, pp 431-461.

2008

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  • Buchner, J. S., J. Šimunek, J. Lee, D. E. Rolston, J. W. Hopmans, A. P. King, and J. Six, Evaluation of CO2 fluxes from an agricultural field using a process-based numerical model, J. Hydrology, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2008.07.035, 361(1-2), 131– 143, 2008.
  • Cox, R.D. and E.B. Allen. 2008. Composition of soil seed banks in southern California coastal sage scrub and adjacent exotic grassland. Plant Ecology 198: 37-46.
  • Cox, R.D. and E.B. Allen. 2008. Stability of exotic annual grasses following restoration efforts in southern California coastal sage scrub. Journal of Applied Ecology 45: 495- 504.
  • Fenn, M.E., S. Jovan, F. Yuan, L. Geiser, T. Meixner, and B.S. Gimeno, 2008. Empirical and Simulated Critical Loads for Nitrogen Deposition in California Mixed Conifer Forests. Environmental Pollution 155:492-511.
  • Liu QX, Jin Z, Li BL (2008) Numerical investigation of spatial pattern in a vegetation model with feedback function. Journal of Theoretical Biology 254: 350- 360.
  • Šimunek, J. and M. Th. van Genuchten, 2008. Modeling nonequilibrium flow and transport with HYDRUS, Vadose Zone Journal, Special Issue “Vadose Zone Modeling” in press.
  • Šimunek, J. and M. Th. van Genuchten, Modeling nonequilibrium flow and transport with HYDRUS, Vadose Zone Journal, doi:10.2136/VZJ2007.0074, Special Issue “Vadose Zone Modeling”, 7(2), 782-797, 2008.
  • Šimunek, J., M. Th. van Genuchten, and M. •ejna, Development and applications of the HYDRUS and STANMOD software packages, and related codes, Vadose Zone Journal, doi:10.2136/VZJ2007.0077, Special Issue “Vadose Zone Modeling”, 7 (2), 587-600, 2008.
  • Šimunek, J., M. Th. van Genuchten, and M. Šejna, 2008. Development and applications of the HYDRUS and STANMOD software packages, and related codes, Vadose Zone Journal, Special Issue “Vadose Zone Modeling”, in press.
  • Wu H, Chakraborty A, Li BL, Kenerley CM (2008) Formulating variable carrying capacity by exploring a resource dynamics-based feedback mechanism underlying the population growth models. Ecological Complexity (in Press).

2007

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  • Allen, E.B., P.J. Temple, A. Bytnerowicz, M. J. Arbaugh, A. G. Sirulnik and L.E. Rao. 2007. Patterns of understory biodiversity in mixed coniferous forests of southern California impacted by air pollution. In: A. Bytnerowicz, M. Arbaugh, M. Fenn, N. Grulke, and R. Heath, editors. Proceedings “Impacts of Air Pollution and climate Change on Forest Ecosystems.” TheScientificWorldJOURNAL 7(S1): 247-263. (http://www.thescientificworld.com/)
  • Breiner, J., Gimeno, B.S., and Fenn, M. 2007. Calculation of theoretical and empirical nutrient N critical loads in the mixed-conifer ecosystems of southern California. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL 7(S1), 198-205. DOI 10.1100/tsw.2007.65.
  • Bytnerowicz, A., Arbaugh, S. Schilling, W. Fraczek, D. Alexander, P. Dawson. 2007. Air pollution distribution patterns in the San Bernardino Mountains of southern California: a 40-year perspective. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL 7(S1), 98–109. DOI 10.1100/tsw.2007.57.
  • Egerton-Warburton, L.M., N.C. Johnson, and E.B. Allen. 2007. Mycorrhizal community dynamics following nitrogen fertilization: a cross-site test in five grasslands. Ecological Monographs 77:527-544.
  • Saito, H., J. Šimunek, J. W. Hopmans, and A. Tuli, 2007. Numerical evaluation of the heat pulse probe for simultaneous estimation of water fluxes and soil hydraulic and thermal properties, Water Resour. Res., 43, W07408, doi:10.1029/2006WR005320.
  • Saito, H., J. Šimunek, J. W. Hopmans, and A. Tuli, Numerical evaluation of the heat pulse probe for simultaneous estimation of water fluxes and soil hydraulic and thermal properties, Water Resour. Res., 43, W07408, doi:10.1029/2006WR005320, 2007.
  • Sirulnik, A.G., E.B. Allen, T. Meixner, M.E. Fenn, M.F. Allen. 2007. Impacts of anthropogenic N additions on nitrogen mineralization from plant litter in exotic annual grasslands. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39:24-32.
  • Sirulnik, A.G., E.B. Allen, T. Meixner, M.E. Fenn, M.F. Allen. 2007. Changes in N cycling and microbial N with elevated N in exotic grasslands of Southern California. Applied Soil Ecology 36:1-9.
  • Wood, Y.A., Fenn, M., Meixner, T., Shouse, P.J., Breiner, J., Allen, E., and Wu, L. 2007. Smog nitrogen and the rapid acidification of forest soil, San Bernardino Mountains, southern California. TheScientificWorldJOURNAL 7(S1), 175-180. DOI 10.1100/tsw.2007.74.


Theses/Dissertations

Current list of theses.

A-M

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  • Miller, Gregory C. 2008. Fire Analyst - GIS Based Historical Fire Data and Statistics Toolset. M.S. thesis, UCR

N-Z

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  • Rao, Leela E. 2008. Nitrogen deposition and it effects on soils, vegetation, and fire risk in southern California deserts. Ph.D. dissertation, UCR
  • Steers, Robert J. 2008. Invasive plants, fire succession and restoration of creosote bush scrub in southern California. Ph.D. dissertation, UCR

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