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Hawaii Experimental Tropical Forest

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The citations provided below have been submitted by researchers with projects within the HETF and may not include all HETF related publications.

Current as of February 2012 - list updated annually.

  1. Amatangelo, K.A., and P.M. Vitousek. Contrasting predictors of fern versus angiosperm decomposition in a common garden. Biotropica 41: 154-161.
  2. Amatangelo, K.L., and P.M. Vitousek. Fern phylogeny and nutrient stoichiometry. Oecologia. 157: 619-627
  3. Asner, G.P., D.E. Knapp, T. Kennedy-Bowdoin, M.O. Jones, R.E. Martin, J. Boardman, and R.F. Hughes. Invasive species detection in Hawaiian rainforests using airborne imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR. Remote Sensing of Environment 112:1942-1955.
  4. Asner, G.P., M.O. Jones, R.E. Martin, D.E. Knapp, and R.F. Hughes. Remote sensing of native and invasive species in Hawaiian forests. Remote Sensing of Environment 112:1912-1926.
  5. Asner, G.P., R.F. Hughes, P.M. Vitousek, D.E. Knapp, T. Kennedy-Bowdoin, J. Boardman, R.E. Martin, M. Eastwood, and R.O. Green. Invasive plants alter the 3-D structure of rainforests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:4519-4523.
  6. Asner, G.P., R.F. Hughes, T.A. Varga, D.E. Knapp, and T. Kennedy-Bowdoin. Environmental and biotic controls over aboveground biomass throughout a rainforest. Ecosystems 12:261-278.
  7. Asner, Gregory P et al. "High-resolution carbon mapping on the million-hectare Island of Hawaii." Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9, no. 8 (2011): 434-439. doi: 10.1890/100179.
  8. Benner, J., P.M. Vitousek, and R. Ostertag. "Nutrient cycling in tropical montane cloud forest". p 90-100. In Bruijnzeel, L.A., L. Hamilton, and F. Scatena (eds.), Tropical Montane Cloud Forests. Cambridge University Press, 2010.
  9. Bern, C. R., M. A. Brzezinski, C. Beucher, K. Ziegler, and O. A. Chadwick. Weathering, dust, and biocycling effects on soil silicon isotope ratios. 2010. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 74: 876-889.
  10. Bern, C.R., S. Porder and A. R. Townsend. Erosion and landscape development decouple strontium and sulfur in the transition to dominance by atmospheric inputs. Geoderma 142: 274-284.
  11. Bonaccorso, Frank. Ope'ape'a: Solving the puzzles of Hawaii's only bat. 2010. Bats 28(4): 10-12.
  12. Busby, P., Vitousek, P., Dirzo, R., Prevalence of Tree Regeneration by Sprouting and Seeding Along a Rainfall Gradient in Hawai'i. Biotropica 41(1): 80-86
  13. Chadwick, O.A., L.A. Derry, C.R. Bern, and P.M. Vitousek. Sources of strontium to soil minerals and ecosystems across the Hawaiian Islands. Chemical Geology doi:10.1016/jchemgeo.2009.01.009.
  14. Cordell, S., Asner, G.P., Thaxton, J. The Potential for Restoration to Break the Grass/Fire Cycle in Dryland Ecosystems in Hawai'i. SERDP 2009 Annual Report. Submitted February 12, 2009
  15. Cordell, S., Asner, G.P., Thaxton, J. The Potential for Restoration to Break the Grass/Fire Cycle in Dryland
  16. Ecosystems in Hawai'i. SERDP 2009 Annual Report. Submitted February 1, 2010
  17. Friday, J.B., Scowcroft, P.G., Ares, Adrian. Responses of native and invasive plant species to selective logging in
  18. an Acacia koa-Metrosideros polymorpha forest in Hawaii. Applied Vegetation Science 11:471-482.
  19. Giambelluca, T.W., R.E. Martin, G.P. Asner, M. Huang, R.G. Mudd, M.A. Nullet, J.K. DeLay, and D. Foote.
  20. Evapotranspiration and energy balance of native wet montane cloud forest in Hawaii. Agricultural and Forest
  21. Meteorology 149:230-243.
  22. Giardina, C. 2008. Forests. Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. Sage Publications, Inc, 1552 p.
  23. (Invited; Refereed).
  24. Giardina, C. 2008. Gross Primary Production. Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. Sage
  25. Publications, Inc, 1552 p. (Invited; Refereed).
  26. Giardina, C. 2008. Soil Organic Carbon. Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. Sage Publications,
  27. Inc, 1552 p. (Invited; Refereed).
  28. Gruner, D.S. Geological age, ecosystem development, and arboreal arthropod community structure in the
  29. Hawaiian Islands. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 90:551-570.
  30. Inman-Narahari, F., Giardina, C., Ostertag, R., Cordell, S. and Sack, L. 2010. Digital data collection in forest plots.
  31. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 1: 274-279.
  32. Kellner, J. R., G. P. Asner, P. M. Vitousek, M. A. Tweiten, S. Hotchkiss, O. A. Chadwick. "Dependence of forest
  33. structure and dynamics on substrate age and ecosystem development". Ecosystems (2011)DOI:
  34. 10.1007/s10021-011-9472-4.
  35. Kellner, J.R., and G.P. Asner. Convergent structural responses of tropical forests to diverse disturbance regimes.
  36. Ecology Letters 12: 887-897.
  37. Kinney, K.M., Kellner, J.R., Selvig, M., Asner, G.P., Cordell, S., Questad, E., Thaxton, J.M. Knapp, D.E., Kennedy-
  38. Bowdoin, T. 2010. An Eye on Restoration: New Remote Sensing Approaches that Change the Way We See
  39. Dryland Ecosystem Restoration in Hawai'i. Environmental Management Publication. Volume 49, pg 4-5.
  40. Litton, C.M., Giardina, C.P., 2008. Below-ground carbon flux and partitioning: Global patterns and response to
  41. temperature. Functional Ecology 22, 941-954.
  42. Litton, C.M., Kauffman, J.B., 2008. Allometric models for predicting aboveground biomass in two widespread
  43. woody plants in Hawaii. Biotropica 40, 313-320.
  44. Martin, R.E., and G.P. Asner. 2009. Leaf biochemical and optical properties of Metrosideros polymorpha across
  45. environmental gradients in Hawai'i. Biotropica 41(3):292-301.
  46. Mikutta, R., K. Kaiser, N. Dorr, A. Vollmer, O. A. Chadwick, J. Chorover, M. G. Kramer, and G. Guggenberger.
  47. Mineralogical impact on organic nitrogen across long-term soil chronosequence (0.3-4100 kyr). Geochimica et
  48. Cosmochimica Acta 74: 2142-2164.
  49. Peltzer, Duane A., David A. Wardle, Victoria J. Allison, W. Troy Baisden, Richard D. Bardgett, Oliver A. Chadwick,
  50. Leo M. Condron, Roger L. Parfitt, Stephen Porder, Sarah J. Richardson, Benjamin L. Turner, Peter M. Vitousek,
  51. Joe Walker, and Lawrence R. Walker. 2010. Understanding ecosystem retrogression. Ecological Monographs 80:
  52. 509-529. [doi:10.1890/09-1552.1]
  53. Porder, S., P.M. Vitousek, O.A. Chadwick, C.P. Chamberlain, and G.E. Hilley. Uplift, erosion, and phosphorus
  54. limitation in terrestrial ecosystems. Ecosystems 10: 158-170.
  55. Reed, S. C., A. R. Townsend, P. G. Taylor and C. C. Cleveland. "Phosphrous Cycling in Tropical Forests Growing on Highly Weathered Soil". In: Phosphrous in Action - Biological Processes in Soil Phosphrous Cycling. Soil Biology Volume 100, Part 3 (2011): 339-369, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-15271-9_14.
  56. Reed, S.C., P.M. Vitousek, and C.C. Cleveland. "Nutrient limitation in terrestrial ecosystems: are belowground patterns consistent with those aboveground?" Biogeochemistry (2010). DOI: 10.1007/s10533-010-9522-6
  57. Ryan, M. G., M. E. Harmon, R. A. Birdsey, C. Giardina, L. S. Heath, R. A. Houghton, R. B. Jackson, D. C. McKinley, J. F. Morrison, B. C. Murray, D. E. Pataki, and K. E. Skog. 2010. A Synthesis of the Science on Forests and Carbon for US Forests. Issues in Ecology, Report Number 13.
  58. Sack, L. Inman-Narahari, F., Cordell, S., Giardina, C., and Ostertag, B. 2010. Forest Dynamics Plots Established in Hawai'i to Track Tree Regeneration Patterns and Climate Change Responses. UCLA Institute of the Environment, Center for Tropical Science Newsletter.
  59. Vitousek, P. M., M. A. Tweiten, J. Kellner, S. C. Hotchkiss, O. A. Chadwick, and G. P. Asner. 2010. Top-down analysis of forest structure and biogeochemistry across Hawaiian landscapes. Pacific Science 64: 359-366.
  60. Vitousek, P.M., C.M. D'Antonio, and G.P. Asner. "Invasions and ecosystems: vulnerabilities and the contribution of new technologies". p. 277-288, in Richardson, D.M. (editor), Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, 2011.
  61. Vitousek, P.M., G.P. Asner, O.A. Chadwick, and S.C. Hotchkiss. Landscape-level variation in forest structure and biogeochemistry across a substrate age gradient in Hawai'i. Ecology 90:3074-3086.
  62. Wardle, D.A., R.D. Bardgett, L.R. Walker, and K.I. Bonner. Among- and within-species variation in plant litter decomposition in contrasting long-term chronosequences. Functional Ecology 23: 442-453.
  63. Wardle, D.A., R.D. Bardgett, L.R. Walker, D.A. Peltzer, and A. Lagerstrom. The response of plant diversity to ecosystem regression: evidence from contrasting long-term chronosequences. Oikos 117: 93-103.
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