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Timothy Kittel, Williams, M. W., Chowanski, K., Hartman, M., Ackerman, T., Losleben, M., Blanken, P. D. 2016: Contrasting long-term alpine and subalpine precipitation trends in a mid-latitude North American mountain system, Colorado Front Range, USA. Plant Ecology & Diversity, 8(5-6): 607-624. DOI: 10.1080/17550874.2016.1143536

Timothy Kittel 2013: The vulnerability of biodiversity to rapid climate change. In Seastedt, T. R. and Suding, K. (eds.), Vulnerability of Ecosystems to Climate, vol. 4 in Pielke, R. A., Sr. (series ed.), Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources. Oxford: Elsevier; Academic Press, 185-201. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-384703-4.00437-8 Postprint (417 KB)

Timothy Kittel, Baker, B. B., Higgins, J. V., Haney, J. C. 2011: Climate vulnerability of ecosystems and landscapes on Alaska's North Slope. Regional Environmental Change, 11(suppl. 1): S249-S264. DOI: 10.1007/s10113-010-0180-y

Timothy Kittel, Rosenbloom, N., Royle, J. A., Daly, A. C., Gibson, W. P., Fisher, H. H., Thornton, P., Yates, D., Aulenbach, S., Kaufman, C., McKeown, R., Bachelet, D., Schimel, D., VEMAP2 Participants 2004: VEMAP Phase 2 bioclimatic database. I. Gridded historical (20th century) climate for modeling ecosystem dynamics across the conterminous USA. Climate Research, 27(2): 151-170. Dataset access. DOI: 10.3354/cr027151

Scott-Denton, L. E., Moore, D. J. P., Rosenbloom, N. A., Timothy Kittel, Burns, S. P., , Monson, R. K. 2013: Forecasting net ecosystem CO2 exchange in a subalpine forest using model data assimilation combined with simulated climate and weather generation. Journal of Geophysical Research—Biogeosciences, 118(2): 549-565. DOI: 10.1002/jgrg.20039

Fuentes, M., Timothy Kittel, Nychka, D. 2006: Sensitivity of ecological models to their climate drivers: Statistical ensembles for forcing. Ecological Applications, 16 (1): 99 116.

Gutmann, M. P., Wilson, C. S., Timothy Kittel 2006: Historical climate statistics. In Carter, S. B., Gartner, S. S., Haines, M. R., Olmstead, A. L., Sutch, R., and Wright, G. (eds.), 2006: Historical Statistics of the United States, Millennial Edition. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Bachelet, D., Lenihan, J., Neilson, R., Drapek, R., Timothy Kittel 2005: Simulating the response of natural ecosystems and their fire regimes to climatic variability in Alaska. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 35 (9): 2244 2257.

Gordon, W. S., Famiglietti, J. S., Fowler, N. L., Timothy Kittel, Hibbard, K. A. 2004: Validation of simulated runoff from six terrestrial ecosystem models: Results from VEMAP. Ecological Applications, 14(2): 527-545. DOI: 10.1890/02-5287

Johns, C. J., Nychka, D., Timothy Kittel, Daly, C. 2003: Infilling sparse records of spatial fields. Journal of the American Statistical Association, 98(464): 796-806. DOI: 10.1198/016214503000000729

Schimel, D., Timothy Kittel, Running, S., Monson, R., Turnipseed, A., Anderson, D. 2002: Carbon sequestration studied in Western U.S. mountains. Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 83(40): 445-449. DOI: 10.1029/2002EO000314

Pielke, R. A., Sr., Stohlgren, T., Schell, L., Parton, W., Doesken, N., Redmond, K., Moeny, J., McKee, T., Timothy Kittel : Problems in evaluating regional and local trends in temperature: an example from eastern Colorado, USA. International Journal of Climatology, 22(4): 421-434. DOI: 10.1002/joc.706

Greenland, D., Timothy Kittel 2002: Temporal variability of climate at the US long-term ecological research (LTER) sites. Climate Research, 19: 213–231. DOI: 10.3354/cr019213

Pielke, R. A., Sr., Chase, T. N., Timothy Kittel, Knaff, J., Eastman, J. 2001: Analysis of 200 mbar zonal wind for the period 1958–1997. Journal of Geophysical Research, 106(D21): 27,287-27,290. DOI: 10.1029/2000JD000299

Chase, T. N., Pielke, R. A., Sr., Timothy Kittel, Zhao, M., Pitman, A. J., Running, S. W., Nemani, R. R. 2001: Relative climatic effects of landcover change and elevated carbon dioxide combined with aerosols: A comparison of model results and observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 106(D23): 31,685-31,692. DOI: 10.1029/2000JD000129

Schimel, D., Melillo, J., Tian, H., McGuire, A. D., Kicklighter, D., Timothy Kittel, Rosenbloom, N., Running, S., Thornton, P., Ojima, D., Parton, W., Kelly, R., Sykes, M., Neilson, R., Rizzo, B. 2000: Contribution of increasing CO2 and climate to carbon storage by ecosystems in the United States. Science, 287(5460): 2004-2006. DOI: 10.1126/science.287.5460.2004

Ojima, D. S., Parton, W. J., Coughenour, M. B., Scurlock, J. M. O., Kirchener, T. B., Timothy Kittel, Hall, D. O., Schimel, D., Garcia Moya, E., Gilmanov, T. G., Tim Seastedt, Kamnalrut, A., Kinyamario, J. I., Long, S. P., Menaut, J. C., Sala, O. E., Scholes, R. J., van Veen, J. A. 1996: Impact of climate and atmospheric carbon dioxide changes on grasslands of the world. In Breymeyer, A. I., Hall, D. O., Melillo, J. M., and Agren, G. I. (eds.), Global Change: Effects on Coniferous Forests and Grasslands. Scope 56. Chichester: Wiley & Sons, 271-312.

Turner, C. L., Tim Seastedt, Dyer, M. I., Timothy Kittel, Schimel, D. 1992: Effects of management and topography on the radiometric response of a tallgrass prairie. Journal of Geophysical Research, 97(D17): 18,555-18,866. DOI: 10.1029/92JD00654

Schimel, D., Timothy Kittel, Knapp, A. K., Tim Seastedt, Parton, W. J., Brown, V. B. 1991: Physiological interactions along resource gradients in a tallgrass prairie. Ecology, 72: 672-684. DOI: 10.2307/2937207