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Gu, S., Liu, Z., Oppo, D. W., Lynch-Stieglitz, J., Alexandra Jahn, Zhang, J., Wu, L. 2020: Assessing the potential capability of reconstructing glacial Atlantic water masses and AMOC using multiple proxies in CESM. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 541: 116294. DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116294

Courtney Collins, Spasojevic, M. J., Alados, C. L., Aronson, E. L., Benavides, J. C., Cannone, N., Caviezel, C., Grau, O., Guo, H., Kudo, G., Kuhn, N. J., Müllerová, J., Phillips, M. L., Pombubpa, N., Reverchon, F., Shulman, H. B., Stajich, J. E., Stokes, A., Weber, S. E., Diez, J. M. 2020: Belowground impacts of alpine woody encroachment are determined by plant traits, local climate and soil conditions. Global Change Biology, accepted. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.15340

Merritt Turetsky, Abbott, B. W., Jones, M. C., Anthony, K. W., Olefeldt, D., Schuur, E. A. G., Grosse, G., Kuhry, P., Hugelius, G., Koven, C., Lawrence, D. M., Gibson, C., Sannel, A. B. K., McGuire, A. D. 2020: Carbon release through abrupt permafrost thaw. Nature Geoscience, 13: 138-143. DOI: 10.1038/s41561-019-0526-0

Sanderson, J. S., Beutler, C., Brown, J. R., Burke, I., Chapman, T., Conant, R. T., Derner, J. D., Easter, M., Fuhlendorf, S. D., Grissom, G., Herrick, J. E., Daniel Liptzin, Morgan, J. A., Murph, R., Pague, C., Rangwala, I., Ray, D., Rondeau, R., Schulz, T., Sullivan, T. 2020: Cattle, conservation, and carbon in the western Great Plains. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 75(1): 5A-12A. DOI: 10.2489/jswc.75.1.5A

Börker, J., Hartmann, J., Amann, T., Romero-Mujalli, G., Moosdorf, N., Chris Jenkins 2020: Chemical weathering of loess and its contribution to global alkalinity fluxes to the coastal zone during the Last Glacial Maximum, Mid-Holocene, and present. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, 21(7): e2020GC008922. DOI: 10.1029/2020GC008922

Harris, C. K., Jaia Syvitski, Arango, H., Meiburg, E., Cohen, S., Chris Jenkins, Birchler, J. J., Eric Hutton, Kniskern, T., Radhakrishnan, S., Auad, G. 2020: Data-driven, multi-model workflow suggests strong influence from hurricanes on the generation of turbidity currents in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 8(8): 586. DOI: 10.3390/jmse8080586

Urban, F. E., Gary Clow 2020: DOI/GTN-P climate and active-layer data acquired in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 1998–2017. U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1092 (ver. 1.1): 71 p. [Supersedes USGS Data Series 1021]. DOI:

John Knowles, Russell L. Scott, Rebecca L. Minor, Greg A. Barron-Gafford 2020: Ecosystem carbon and water cycling from a sky island montane forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 281: 107835. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.107835

Basu, S., Scott J. Lehman, Miller, J. B., Andrews, A. E., Sweeney, C., Gurney, K. R., Xu, X., Southon, J., Tans, P. P. 2020: Estimating US fossil fuel CO2 emissions from measurements of 14C in atmospheric CO2. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 117(24): 13,300-13,307. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1919032117

Hensley, R. T., Maggie Spangler, DeVito, L. F., Decker, P. H., Cohen, M. J., Michael Gooseff 2020: Evaluating spatiotemporal variation in water chemistry of the upper Colorado River using longitudinal profiling. Hydrological Processes, 34(8): 1782-1793. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.13690

Martin W. Miles, Andresen, C. S., Dylmer, C. V. 2020: Evidence for extreme export of Arctic sea ice leading the abrupt onset of the Little Ice Age. Science Advances, 6(38): eaba4320. DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba4320

McKinley, G. A., Fay, A. R., Eddebbar, Y. A., Gloege, L., Nikki Lovenduski 2020: External forcing explains recent decadal variability in the ocean carbon sink. AGU Advances, 1(2): e2019AV000149. DOI: 10.1029/2019AV000149