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Villarreal, S., Guevara, M., Alcaraz-Segura, D., Brunsell, N. A., Hayes, D., Henry Loescher, Vargas, R. 2018: Ecosystem functional diversity and the representativeness of environmental networks across the conterminous United States. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 262: 423-433. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.07.016

Roberti, J. A., Ayres, E., Henry LoescherTang, J., Starr, G., Durden, D. J., Smith, D. E., de la Reguera, E., Morkeski, K., McKlveen, M., Benstead, H., Mike SanClements, Lee, R. H., Gebremedhin, M., Zulueta, R. C. 2018: A robust calibration method for continental-scale soil water content measurements. Vadose Zone Journal, 17(1): article UNSP 170177. DOI: 10.2136/vzj2017.10.0177

Chabbi, A., Lehmann, J., Ciais, P., Henry Loescher, Cotrufo, M. F., Don, A., Mike SanClements, Schipper, L., Six, J., Smith, P., Rumpel, C. 2017: Aligning agriculture and climate policy. Nature Climate Change, 7(5): 307-309. DOI: 10.1038/nclimate3286

Csavina, J., Roberti, J. A., Taylor, J. R., Henry Loescher 2017: Traceable measurements and calibration: A primer on uncertainty analysis. Ecosphere, 8(2): article e01683. DOI: 10.1002/ecs2.1683

Cavaleri, M. A., Coble, A. P., Ryan, M. G., Bauerle, W. L., Henry Loescher, Oberbauer, S. F. 2017: Tropical rainforest carbon sink declines during EI Niño as a result of reduced photosynthesis and increased respiration rates. New Phytologist, 216(1): 136-149. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14724

Sierra, C. A., Malghani, S., Henry Loescher 2017: Interactions among temperature, moisture, and oxygen concentrations in controlling decomposition rates in a boreal forest soil. Biogeosciences, 14(3): 703-710. DOI: 10.5194/bg-14-703-2017

Gheysari, M., Sadeghi, S.-H., Henry Loescher, Amiri, S., Zareian, M. J., Majidi, M. M., Asgarinia, P., Payero, J. O. 2017: Comparison of deficit irrigation management strategies on root, plant growth and biomass productivity of silage maize. Agricultural Water Management, 182: 126-138. DOI: 10.1016/j.agwat.2016.12.014

Vargas, R., Alcaraz-Segura, D., Birdsey, R., Brunsell, N. A., Cruz, C. O., de Jong, B., Etchevers, J., Guevara, M., Hayes, D. J., Johnson, K., Henry Loescher, Paz, F., Ryu, Y., Sanchez, Z., Toledo-Gutierrez, K. P. 2017: Enhancing interoperability to facilitate implementation of REDD+: Case study of Mexico. Carbon Management, 8(1): 57-65. DOI: 10.1080/17583004.2017.1285177

Kunwor, S., Starr, G., Henry Loescher, Staudhammer, C. L. 2017: Preserving the variance in imputed eddy-covariance measurements: Alternative methods for defensible gap filling. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 232: 635-649. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.10.018

Arredondo, T., Moya, E. G., Huber-Sannwald, E., Henry Loescher, Luna, M. 2016: Drought manipulation and its direct and legacy effects on productivity of a monodominant and mixed-species semi-arid grassland. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 223: 132-140. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.03.011

Starr, G., Staudhammer, C. L., Wiesner, S., Kunwor, S., Henry Loescher, Baron, A. F., Whelan, A., Mitchell, R. J., Boring, L. 2016: Carbon dynamics of Pinus palustris ecosystems following drought. Forests, 7(5): 98. DOI: 10.3390/f7050098

Kuhlman, M., Henry Loescher, Leonard, R., Dawson, T. E., Kelly, E. F. 2016: A new engagement model to complete and operate the National Ecological Observatory Network. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 97(3): 283-287. DOI: 10.1002/bes2.1248

Whelan, A., Starr, G., Staudhammer, C., Henry Loescher, Mitchell, R. J. 2015: Effects of drought and prescribed fire on energy exchange in longleaf pine ecosystems. Ecosphere, 6(7): article 128. DOI: 10.1890/ES15-00111.1

Sadeghi, S.-H., Peters, T. R., Amini, M. Z., Malone, S. L., Henry Loescher 2015: Novel approach to evaluate the dynamic variation of wind drift and evaporation losses under moving irrigation systems. Biosystems Engineering, 135: 44-53. DOI: 10.1016/j.biosystemseng.2015.04.011

Gheysari, M., Henry Loescher, Sadeghi, S. H., Mirlatifi, S. M., Zareian, M. J., Hoogenboom, G. 2015: Water-yield relations and water use efficiency of maize under nitrogen fertigation for semi-arid environments: Experiment and synthesis. Advances in Agronomy, 130: 175-229. DOI: 10.1016/bs.agron.2014.12.001

Starr, G., Staudhammer, C. L., Henry Loescher, Mitchell, R., Whelan, A., Hiers, J. K., O’Brien, J. J. 2015: Time series analysis of forest carbon dynamics: recovery of Pinus palustris physiology following a prescribed fire. New Forests, 46(1): 63-90. DOI: 10.1007/s11056-014-9447-3

Gilmanov, T. G., et al., including, Henry Loescher 2014: Productivity and carbon dioxide exchange of leguminous crops: Estimates from flux tower measurements. Agronomy Journal, 106(2): 545-559. DOI: 10.2134/agronj2013.0270

Peters, D. P. C., Henry LoescherMike SanClements, Havstad, K. M. 2014: Taking the pulse of a continent: Expanding site-based research infrastructure for regional- to continental-scale ecology. Ecosphere, 5(3): 1-23, article 29. DOI: 10.1890/ES13-00295.1

Malone, S. L., Staudhammer, C. L., Oberbauer, S. F., Olivas, P., Ryan, M. G., Schedlbauer, J. L., Henry Loescher, Starr, G. 2014: El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) enhances CO2 exchange rates in freshwater marsh ecosystems in the Florida Everglades. PLOS ONE, 9(12): e115058. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115058

Henry Loescher, Ayres, E., Duffy, P., Luo, H., Brunke, M. 2014: Spatial variation in soil properties among North American ecosystems and guidelines for sampling designs. PLOS ONE, 9(1): e83216. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083216

Sadeghi, S.-H., Peters, T. R., Cobos, D. R., Henry Loescher, Campbell, C. S. 2013: Direct calculation of thermodynamic wet-bulb temperature as a function of pressure and elevation. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 30(8): 1757-1765. DOI: 10.1175/JTECH-D-12-00191.1

Delgado-Balbuena, J., Arredondo, J. T., Henry Loescher, Huber-Sannwald, E., Chavez-Aguilar, G. 2013: Differences in plant cover and species composition of semiarid grassland communities of central Mexico and its effects on net ecosystem exchange. Biogeosciences, 10: 4673-4690. DOI: 10.5194/bg-10-4673-2013

Bracho, R., Starr, G., Gholz, H. L., Martin, T. A., Cropper, W. P., Henry Loescher 2012: Controls on carbon dynamics by ecosystem structure and climate for southeastern US slash pine plantations. Ecological Monographs, 82(1): 101-128.

Munger, J. W., Henry Loescher, Luo, H. 2012: Measurement, tower, and site design considerations. In Aubinet, M., Vesala, T., and Papale, D. (eds.), The Eddy Covariance Handbook. Springer Verlag, 22-53.

Vargas, R., Henry Loescher, Arredondo, T., Huber-Sannwald, E., Lara-Lara, R., Yépez, E. A. 2012: Opportunities for advancing carbon cycle science in Mexico: Toward a continental scale understanding. Environmental Science and Policy, 21: 84-93. DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2012.04.003

Jimenez, K. L., Starr, G., Staudhammer, C. L., Schedlbauer, J. L., Henry Loescher, Malone, S. L., Oberbauer, S. F. 2012: Carbon dioxide exchange rates from short- and long-hydroperiod Everglades freshwater marsh. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 117: G04009. DOI: 10.1029/2012JG002117

Gebremedhin, M. T., Henry Loescher, Tsegaye, T. D. 2012: Carbon balance of no-till soybean with winter wheat cover crop in the southeastern United States. Agronomy Journal, 104(5): 1321-1335. DOI: 10.2134/agronj2012.0072

Zulueta, R. C., Oechel, W. C., Henry Loescher, Lawrence, W. T., Paw U, K. T. 2011: Aircraft-derived regional scale CO2 fluxes from vegetated drained thaw-lake basins and interstitial tundra on the Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska. Global Change Biology, 17(9): 2781-2802. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02433.x

Sierra, C. A., Harmon, M. E., Thomann, E., Perakis, S. S., Henry Loescher 2011: Amplification and dampening of soil respiration by changes in temperature variability. Biogeosciences 8: 951-961. DOI: 10.5194/bg-8-951-2011

Schimel, D., Keller, M., Duffy, P., Alves, L., Aulenbach, S., Johnson, B., Hehn, T., Kampe, T., Kao, R., Kuester, M., Henry Loescher, Mckenzie, V., Powell, H. 2009: The NEON strategy: Enabling continental scale ecological forecasting. Boulder, Colorado: National Ecological Observatory Network Technical Report.

Henry Loescher, Hanson, C., Ocheltree, T. W. 2009: The psychrometric constant is not constant: A novel approach to enhance the accuracy and precision of latent energy flux estimates through automated water vapor calibrations. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 10: 1271 1284, DOI: 10.1175/2009JHM1148.1

Sierra, C. A., Henry Loescher, Harmon, M. E., Richardson, A. D., Hollinger, D. Y., Perakis, S. S. 2009: Interannual variation of carbon fluxes from three contrasting evergreen forests: the role of forest dynamics and climate. Ecology, 90(10): 2711 2723, DOI: 10.1890/08-0073.1

Thomas, C. Martin, J. G., Goeckede, M., Siqueira, M. B., Foken, T., Law, B. E., Henry Loescher, Katul, G. 2008: Estimating daytime subcanopy respiration from conditional sampling methods applied to mufti-scalar high frequency turbulence time series. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 148(8-9): 1210-1229. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2008.03.002

Ocheltree, T. O., Henry Loescher 2007: Design of the AmeriFlux portable eddy covariance system and uncertainty analysis of carbon measurements. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, 24: 1389-1409. DOI: 10.1175/JTECH2064.1

Dragoni, D., Schmid, H. P., Grimmond, C. S. B., Henry Loescher 2007: Uncertainty of annual net ecosystem productivity estimated using eddy covariance flux measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 112(D17). DOI: 10.1029/2006JD008149

Henry Loescher, Jacobs, J., Wendroth, O., Robinson, D. A., Poulos, G. S., McGuire, K., Reed, P., Mohanty, B., Krajewski, W. 2007: Enhancing water cycle measurements for future hydrologic research. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 88: 669-676. DOI: 10.1175/BAMS-88-5-669

Henry Loescher, Law, B. E., Mahrt, L., Hollinger, D. Y., Campbell, J. L., Wofsy, S. C. 2006: Uncertainties in, and interpretation of, carbon flux estimates using the eddy covariance technique. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 111: D21S90. DOI: 10.1029/2005JD006932

Henry Loescher, Starr, G., Martin, T. A., Binford, M., Gholz, H. L. 2006: The effect of local atmospheric circulations on daytime carbon dioxide flux measurements over a Pinus elliottii canopy. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, 45: 1127-1140. DOI: 10.1175/JAM2388.1

Henry Loescher, Ocheltree, T., Tanner, B., Swiatek, E., Dano, B., Wong, J., Zimmerman, G., Campbell, J., Stock, C., Jacobsen, L., Shiga, Y., Kollas, J., Liburdy, J., Law, B. E. 2005: Comparison of temperature and wind statistics in contrasting environments among different sonic anemometer–thermometers. Loescher, H. W., T. , , and B. E. Law, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 133(1-4): 119-139. DOI: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2005.08.009

Henry Loescher, Gholz, H. L., Jacobs, J. M., Oberbauer, S. F. 2005: Energy dynamics and modeled evapotranspiration from a wet tropical forest in Costa Rica. Journal of Hydrology, 315(1-4): 274-294. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2005.03.040

Henry Loescher, Bentz, J. A., Oberbauer, S. F., Ghosh, T. K., Thompson, R. V., Loyalka, S. K. 2004: Characterization and dry deposition of carbonaceous aerosols in a wet tropical forest canopy. Journal of Geophysical Research—Atmospheres, 109: D02309. DOI: 10.1029/2002JD003353

Henry Loescher, Oberbauer, S. F., Gholz, H. L., Clark, D. B. 2003: Environmental controls on net ecosystem-level carbon exchange and productivity in a Central American tropical wet forest. Global Change Biology, 9(3): 396-412. DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2486.2003.00599.x

Geron, C., Guenther, A., Greenberg, J., Henry Loescher, Clark, D., Baker, B. 2002: Biogenic volatile organic compound emissions from a lowland tropical wet forest in Costa Rica. Atmospheric Environment, 36(23): 3793-3802. DOI: 10.1016/S1352-2310(02)00301-1

Henry Loescher, Powers, J. S., Oberbauer, S. F. 2002: Spatial variation of throughfall volume in an old-growth tropical rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 18(3): 397-407. DOI: 10.1017/S0266467402002274

Oberbauer, S. F., Henry Loescher, Clark, D. B. 2000: Effects of climate factors on daytime carbon exchange from an old growth forest in Costa Rica. Selbyana, 21(1-2), 66-73.

Clark, K. L., Gholz, H. L., Moncreiff, J. B., Cropley, F., Henry Loescher 1999: Environmental controls over net exchanges of carbon dioxide from contrasting Florida ecosystems. Ecological Applications, 9(3): 936-948.