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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

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

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, early online view. 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

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

Nienhuis, J. H., Ashton, A. D., Edmonds, D. A., Hoitink, A. J. F., Albert J. Kettner, Rowland, J. C., Törnqvist, T. E. 2020: Global-scale human impact on delta morphology has led to net land area gain. Nature, 577: 514-518. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-019-1905-9

DuVivier, A. K., Patricia DeRepentigny, Holland, M. M., Webster, M., Kay, J. E., Perovich, D. 2020: Going with the floe: Tracking CESM Large Ensemble sea ice in the Arctic provides context for ship-based observations. The Cryosphere, 14(4): 1259-1271. DOI: 10.5194/tc-14-1259-2020

Helmig D., Daniel Liptzin, Hueber, J., Savarino, J. 2020: Impact of exhaust emissions on chemical snowpack composition at Concordia Station, Antarctica. The Cryosphere, 14: 199-209. DOI: 10.5194/tc-14-199-2020

Holloway, J. E., Lewkowicz, A. G., Douglas, T. A., Li, X., Merritt Turetsky, Baltzer, J. L., Jin, H. 2020: Impact of wildfire on permafrost landscapes: A review of recent advances and future prospects. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, early online view. DOI: 10.1002/ppp.2048

Deser, C., Lehner, F., Rodgers, K. B., Ault, T., Delworth, T. L., DiNezio, P. N., Fiore, A., Frankignoul, C., Fyfe, J. C., Horton, D. E., Kay, J. E., Knutti, R., Nikki Lovenduski, Marotzke, J., McKinnon, K. A., Minobe, S., Randerson, J., Screen, J. A., Simpson, I. R., Ting, M. 2020: Insights from Earth system model initial-condition large ensembles and future prospects. Nature Climate Change, 10(4): 277-286. DOI: 10.1038/s41558-020-0731-2

Norris, C. E., Bean, G. M., Cappellazzi, S. B., Cope, M., Greub, K. L. H., Daniel Liptzin, Rieke, E. L., Tracy, P. W., Morgan, C. L. S., Honeycutt, C. W. 2020: Introducing the North American project to evaluate soil health measurements. Journal of Agronomy, in press. DOI: 10.1002/agj2.20234