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Research Theme: Soils & Sediments

Here is an atmospheric-level view of all the Soils & Sediments
research and happenings at INSTAAR.

Research concerned with the materials consisting of eroded or weathered rock, minerals, and organic matter that collect on the surface of the earth and are often transported by wind, water, or ice.

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Wang, J., Wang, D., Li, C.-Q., Tim Seastedt, Liang, C., Wang, L., Sun, W., Liang, M., Li, A. 2018: Feces nitrogen release induced by different large herbivores in a dry grassland. Ecological Applications, 28(1): 201-211. DOI: 10.1002/eap.1640

Daniel R. Muhs, Pigati, J. S., Schumann, R. R., Skipp, G. L., Porat, N., DeVogel, S. B. 2018: Quaternary sea-level history and the origin of the northernmost coastal aeolianites in the Americas: Channel Islands National Park, California, USA. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology, 491: 38-76. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2017.11.042

Rasmussen, C., Heckman, K., Will Wieder, Keiluweit, M., Lawrence, C. R., Berhe, A. A., Blankinship, J. C., Crow, S. E., Druhan, J. L., Pries, C. E. H., Marin-Spiotta, E., Plante, A. F., Schadel, C., Schimel, J. P., Sierra, C. A., Thompson, A., Wagai, R. 2018: Beyond clay: Towards an improved set of variables for predicting soil organic matter content. Biogeochemistry, 137(3): 297-306. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-018-0424-3

Chris Jenkins 2018: Sediment accumulation rates for the Mississippi Delta region: A time-interval synthesis. Journal of Sedimentary Research, 88(2): 301-309. DOI: 10.2110/jsr.2018.15

Joey KnelmanEmily Graham, Prevey, J. S., Robeson, M. S., Kelly, P., Hood, E., Schmidt, S. K. 2018: Interspecific plant interactions reflected in soil bacterial community structure and nitrogen cycling in primary succession. Frontiers in Microbiology, 9: article 128. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00128

Lakeman, T. R., Pienkowski, A. J., Nixon, F. C., Furze, M. F. A., Blasco, S., John T. Andrews, King, E. L. 2018: Collapse of a marine-based ice stream during the early Younger Dryas chronozone, western Canadian Arctic. Geology, 46(3): 211-214. DOI: 10.1130/G39665.1

Evans, S. G., Ge, S., Voss, C. I., Noah P. Molotch 2018: The role of frozen soil in groundwater discharge predictions for warming alpine watersheds. Water Resources Research, 54(3): 1599-1615. DOI: 10.1002/2017WR022098

Will Wieder, Hartman, M. D., Sulman, B. N., Wang, Y.-P., Koven, C. D., Bonan, G. B. 2018: Carbon cycle confidence and uncertainty: Exploring variation among soil biogeochemical models. Global Change Biology, 24(4): 1563-1579. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13979

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