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Hawaii Experimental Tropical Forest

Hawaii Experimental Tropical Forest


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.

  • Amatangelo, K.A.; Vitousek, P.M. 2009. Contrasting predictors of fern versus angiosperm decomposition in a common garden. Biotropica. 41: 154-161.
  • Amatangelo, K.L.; Vitousek, P.M. 2008. Fern phylogeny and nutrient stoichiometry. Oecologia. 157: 619-627
  • Asner, G.P.; Knapp, D.E.; Kennedy-Bowdoin, T.; Jones, M.O.; Martin, R.E.; Boardman, J.; Hughes, R.F. 2008. Invasive species detection in Hawaiian rainforests using airborne imaging spectroscopy and LiDAR. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112: 1942-1955.
  • Asner, G.P.; Jones, M.O.; Martin, R.E.; Knapp, D.E.; Hughes, R.F. 2008. Remote sensing of native and invasive species in Hawaiian forests. Remote Sensing of Environment. 112: 1912-1926.
  • Asner, G.P.; Hughes, R.F.; Vitousek, P.M.; Knapp, D.E.; Kennedy-Bowdoin, T.; Boardman, J.; Martin, R.E.; Eastwood, M.; Green, R.O. 2008. Invasive plants alter the 3-D structure of rainforests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105: 4519-4523.
  • Asner, G.P.; Hughes, R.F.; Varga, T.A.; Knapp, D.E.; Kennedy-Bowdoin, T. 2009. Environmental and biotic controls over aboveground biomass throughout a rainforest. Ecosystems. 12(2): 261-278.
  • Asner, G.P, et al. 2011. High-resolution carbon mapping on the million-hectare Island of Hawaii. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 9(8): 434-439. DOI: 10.1890/100179.
  • Benner, J.; Vitousek, P.M.; Ostertag, R. 2010. Nutrient cycling in tropical montane cloud forest. In Bruijnzeel, L.A., L. Hamilton, and F. Scatena (eds.). Tropical Montane Cloud Forests. Cambridge University Press: 90-100.
  • Bern, C.R.; Brzezinski, M.A.; Beucher, C.; Ziegler, K.; Chadwick, O.A. 2010. Weathering, dust, and biocycling effects on soil silicon isotope ratios. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 74: 876-889.
  • Bern, C.R.; Porder, S.; Townsend, A.R. 2007. Erosion and landscape development decouple strontium and sulfur in the transition to dominance by atmospheric inputs. Geoderma. 142: 274-284.
  • Bonaccorso, F. 2010. Ope'ape'a: Solving the puzzles of Hawaii's only bat. Bats. 28(4): 10-12.
  • Busby, P.; Vitousek, P.; Dirzo, R. 2010. Prevalence of Tree Regeneration by Sprouting and Seeding Along a Rainfall Gradient in Hawai'i. Biotropica. 41(1): 80-86
  • Chadwick, O.A.; Derry, L.A.; Bern, C.R.; Vitousek, P.M. 2009. Sources of strontium to soil minerals and ecosystems across the Hawaiian Islands. Chemical Geology. DOI: 10.1016/jchemgeo.2009.01.009.
  • Cordell, S.; Asner, G.P.; Thaxton, J. 2009. The Potential for Restoration to Break the Grass/Fire Cycle in Dryland Ecosystems in Hawai'i. SERDP 2009 Annual Report. Submitted February 12, 2009.
  • Friday, J.B.; Scowcroft, P.G.; Ares, A. 2008. Responses of native and invasive plant species to selective logging in an Acacia koa-Metrosideros polymorpha forest in Hawaii. Applied Vegetation Science. 11: 471-482.
  • Giambelluca, T.W.; Martin, R.E.; Asner, G.P.; Huang, M.; Mudd, R.G.; Nullet, M.A.; DeLay, J.K.; Foote, D. 2008. Evapotranspiration and energy balance of native wet montane cloud forest in Hawaii. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 149: 230-243.
  • Giardina, C. 2008. Forests. Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. Sage Publications, Inc: 1552 p. (Invited; Refereed).
  • Giardina, C. 2008. Gross Primary Production. Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. Sage Publications, Inc: 1552 p. (Invited; Refereed).
  • Giardina, C. 2008. Soil Organic Carbon. Encyclopedia of Global Warming and Climate Change. Sage Publications, Inc: 1552 p. (Invited; Refereed).
  • Gruner, D.S. 2007. Geological age, ecosystem development, and arboreal arthropod community structure in the Hawaiian Islands. Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society. 90: 551-570.
  • Inman-Narahari, F.; Giardina, C.; Ostertag, R.; Cordell, S.; Sack, L. 2010. Digital data collection in forest plots. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 1: 274-279.
  • Kellner, J.R.; Asner, G.P.; Vitousek, P.M.; Tweiten, M.A.; Hotchkiss, S.; Chadwick, O.A. 2011. Dependence of forest structure and dynamics on substrate age and ecosystem development. Ecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-011-9472-4.
  • Kellner, J.R.; Asner, G.P. 2009. Convergent structural responses of tropical forests to diverse disturbance regimes. Ecology Letters. 12: 887-897.
  • Kinney, K.M.; Kellner, J.R.; Selvig, M.; Asner, G.P.; Cordell, S.; Questad, E.; Thaxton, J.M.; Knapp, D.E.; Kennedy-Bowdoin, T. 2010. An Eye on Restoration: New Remote Sensing Approaches that Change the Way We See Dryland Ecosystem Restoration in Hawai'i. Environmental Management Publication. 49: 4-5.
  • Litton, C.M.; Giardina, C.P. 2008. Below-ground carbon flux and partitioning: global patterns and response to temperature. Functional Ecology. 22: 941-954.
  • Litton, C.M.; Kauffman, J.B. 2008. Allometric models for predicting aboveground biomass in two widespread woody plants in Hawaii. Biotropica. 40: 313-320.
  • Martin, R.E.; Asner, G.P. 2009. Leaf biochemical and optical properties of Metrosideros polymorpha across environmental gradients in Hawai'i. Biotropica 41(3): 292-301.
  • Mikutta, R.; Kaiser, K.; Dorr, N.; Vollmer, A.; Chadwick, O.A.; Chorover, J.; Kramer, M.G.; Guggenberger, G. 2010. Mineralogical impact on organic nitrogen across long-term soil chronosequence (0.3-4100 kyr). Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 74: 2142-2164.
  • Peltzer, D.A.; Wardle, D.A.; Allison, V.J.; Baisden, W.T.; Bardgett, R.D.; Chadwick, O.A.; Condron, L.M.; Parfitt, R.L.; Porder, S.; Richardson, S.J.; Turner, B.L.; Vitousek, P.M.; Walker, J.; Walker, L.R. 2010. Understanding ecosystem retrogression. Ecological Monographs. 80: 509-529. DOI: 10.1890/09-1552.1.
  • Porder, S.; Vitousek, P.M.; Chadwick, O.A.; Chamberlain, C.P.; Hilley, G.E. 2007. Uplift, erosion, and phosphorus limitation in terrestrial ecosystems. Ecosystems. 10(1): 159-171.
  • Reed, S.C.; Townsend, A.R.; Taylor, P.G.; Cleveland, C.C. 2011. Phosphrous Cycling in Tropical Forests Growing on Highly Weathered Soil. In: Phosphrous in Action - Biological Processes in Soil Phosphrous Cycling. Soil Biology. 100(3): 339-369. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-15271-9_14.
  • Reed, S.C.; Vitousek, P.M.; Cleveland, C.C. 2010. Nutrient limitation in terrestrial ecosystems: are belowground patterns consistent with those aboveground? Biogeochemistry. DOI: 10.1007/s10533-010-9522-6
  • Ryan, M. G.; Harmon, M.E.; Birdsey, R.A.; Giardina, C.; Heath, L.S.; Houghton, R.A.; Jackson, R.B.; McKinley, D.C.; Morrison, J.F.; Murray, B.C.; Pataki, D.E.; Skog, K.E. 2010. A Synthesis of the Science on Forests and Carbon for US Forests. Issues in Ecology, Report Number 13.
  • Sack, L.; Inman-Narahari, F.; Cordell, S.; Giardina, C.; 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.
  • Vitousek, P.M.; Tweiten, M.A.; Kellner, J.; Hotchkiss, S.C.; Chadwick, O.A.; Asner, G.P. 2010. Top-down analysis of forest structure and biogeochemistry across Hawaiian landscapes. Pacific Science. 64: 359-366.
  • Vitousek, P.M.; D'Antonio, C.M.; Asner, G.P. 2011. Invasions and ecosystems: vulnerabilities and the contribution of new technologies. In: Richardson, D.M. (editor), Fifty Years of Invasion Ecology: The Legacy of Charles Elton. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester: 277-288.
  • Vitousek, P.M.; Asner, G.P.; Chadwick, O.A.; Hotchkiss, S.C. 2009. Landscape-level variation in forest structure and biogeochemistry across a substrate age gradient in Hawai'i. Ecology. 90: 3074-3086.
  • Wardle, D.A.; Bardgett, R.D.; Walker, L.R.; Bonner, K.I. 2009. Among- and within-species variation in plant litter decomposition in contrasting long-term chronosequences. Functional Ecology 23: 442-453.
  • Wardle, D.A.; Bardgett, R.D.; Walker, L.R.; Peltzer, D.A.; Lagerstrom, A. 2007. The response of plant diversity to ecosystem regression: evidence from contrasting long-term chronosequences. Oikos. 117: 93-103.
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