Publications

Mountain Research Station Publications; 2005-2010

2010

  • Ashton, I.W.; Miller, A.E.; Bowman, W.D.; Suding, K.N. 2010. Niche complementarity due to plasticity in resource use: plant partitioning of chemical N forms. Ecology, vol 91 pp. 3252-3260.
  • Caine, N. 2010. Recent hydrologic change in a Colorado alpine basin: an indicator of permafrost thaw?. Annals of Glaciology, vol 51(56) pp. 130-134.
  • Clow, D.W. 2010. Changes in the timing of snowmelt and streamflow in Colorado: A response to recent warming. Journal of Climate, vol 23 pp. 2293-2306, doi:10.1175/2009JCLI2951.1.
  • Darrouzet-Nardi, A. 2010. Landscape heterogeneity of differently aged soil organic matter constituents at the forest-alpine tundra ecotone, Niwot Ridge, Colorado, U.S.A.. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, vol 42 (2) pp. 179-187.
  • Humphries, H.C.; Bourgeron, P.S.; Reynolds, K.M. 2010. Sensitivity analysis of land unit suitability for conservation using a knowledge-based system. Environmental Management, vol 46 pp. 225-236, doi:10.1007/s00267-010-9515-1.
  • King, A.K.; Freeman, K.R.; McCormick, K.F.; Lynch, R.C.; Lozupone, C.; Knight, R.; Schmidt, S.K. 2010. Biogeography and habitat modelling of high-alpine bacteria. Nature Communications, vol 1, article number 53, doi:10.1038/ncomms1055.
  • Kittel, T. 2010. The development and analysis of climate datasets for National Park science and management: A guide to methods for making climate records useful and tools to explore critical questions. Natural Resource Report NPS/IMD/NRR-2010/xxx, National Park Service, Inventory and Monitoring Program, In press.
  • Lampkin, D.J. 2010. Resolving barometric pressure waves in seasonal snowpack with a prototype-embedded wireless sensor network. Hydrological Processes, vol 24 pp. 2014-2021, doi:10.1002/hyp.7540.
  • Lawrence, C.R.; Painter, T.H.; Landry, C.C.; Neff, J.C. 2010. Contemporary geochemical composition and flux of aeolian dust to the San Juan Mountains, Colorado, United States. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, vol 115 G03007, doi:10.1029/2009JG001077.
  • Leopold, M.; Voelkel, J.; Williams, M.; Caine, N. 2010. Mountain permafrost - a valid archive to study climate change? Examples from the Rocky Mountains Front Range of Colorado, USA. Nova Acta Leopoldina, vol 112 (384) pp. 281-289.
  • Liptzin, D.; Seastedt, T.R. 2010. Patterns of soil nutrients at treeline in the Front Range of Colorado. Geoderma, vol 160(2) pp. 208-217.
  • Meier, C.L. and W.D. Bowman.  2010. Chemical composition and diversity influence non-additive effects of litter mixtures on soil carbon and nitrogen cycling: implications for plant species loss. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42: 1447-1454.
  • Miller, M.P.; McKnight, D.M. 2010. Comparison of seasonal changes in fluorescent dissolved organic matter among aquatic lake and stream sites in the Green Lakes Valley. JGR-Biogeosciences, vol 115 G00F12, doi:10.1029/2009JG000985.
  • Miller, M.P.; Simone, B.; McKnight, D.M.; Cory, R.M.; Williams, M.W.; Boyer, E.W. 2010. New light on a dark subject: comment. Aquatic Sciences, vol 72 (3) pp. 269-275, doi:10.1007/s00027-010-0130-2.
  • Taylor, P.G.; Townsend, A.R. 2010. Stoichiometric control of organic carbon-nitrate relationships from soils to the sea. Nature, vol 464 pp. 1178-1181, doi:10.1038/nature0898.
  • Toetz, D.; Payton, M.E. 2010. Concentration effects of inorganic nitrogen on biomass accrual of periphyton in a subalpine stream, Colorado Front Range. Journal of Freshwater Ecology, vol 25 pp. 517-521.
  • Tripodi, A.D.; Sievering, H. 2010. The photosynthetic response of a high-altitude spruce forest to nitrogen amendments with implications for carbon sequestration. Tellus, vol 62B pp. 59-68.
  • Wang, Z.; Zeng, X.; Decker, M. 2010. Improving snow processes in the Noah land model. Journal of Geophysical Research, vol 115 D20108, doi:10.1029/2009JD013761.
  • Williams, M.W.; Erickson, T.A.; Petrzelka, J.L. 2010. Visualizing meltwater flow through snow at the centimeter to meter scale using a snow guillotine. Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.1002/hyp.7630.

2009

  • Blanken, P.; Williams, M.W.; Burns, S.P.; Monson, R.K.; Knowles, J.; Chowanski, K.; Ackerman, T. 2009. A comparison of water and carbon dioxide exchange at a windy alpine tundra and subalpine forest site near Niwot Ridge, Colorado. Biogeochemistry, vol 95 (1) pp. 61-76.
  • Bourgeron, P.S.; Humphries, H.C.; Riboli-Sasco, L. 2009. Regional analysis of social-ecological systems. Natures Sciences Sociétés, vol 17 pp. 185-193.
  • Bowling, D.R.; Massman, W.J.; Schaeffer, S.M.; Burns, S.P.; Monson, R.K.; Williams, M.W. 2009. Biological and physical influences on the carbon isotope content of CO2 in a subalpine forest snowpack, Niwot Ridge, Colorado . Biogeochemistry, vol 95 (1) pp. 37-59.
  • Bowling, D.R.; Miller, J.B.; Rhodes, M.E.; Burns, S.P.; Monson, R.K.; Baer, D. 2009. Soil, plant, and transport influences on methane in a subalpine forest under high ultraviolet irradiance. Biogeosciences, vol 6 pp. 1311-1324.
  • Burns, S.P.; Delany, A.C.; Sun, J.; Stephens, B.B.; Oncley, S.P.; Maclean, G.D.; Semmer, S.R.; Schroter, J.; Ruppert, J. 2009. An evaluation of calibration techniques for in situ carbon dioxide measurements using a programmable portable trace-gas measuring system. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, vol 26 pp. 291-316.
  • Elser, J.J.; Andersen,T.; Baron, J.S.; Bergstrˆm, A.-K.; Jansson, M.; Kyle, M.; Nydick, K.R.; Steger, L.; Hessen, D.O. 2009. Shifts in lake N:P stoichiometry and nutrient limitation driven by atmospheric nitrogen deposition. Science, vol 326 pp. 835-837.
  • Elser, J.J.; Kyle, M.; Steger, L.; Nydick, K.R.; Baron, J.S. 2009. Nutrient availability and phytoplankton nutrient limitation across a gradient of atmospheric nitrogen deposition. Ecology, vol 90(11) pp. 3062-3073.
  • Fassnacht, S.R.; Williams, M.W.; Corrao, M.V. 2009. Changes in the surface roughness of snow from millimetre to metre scales. Ecological Complexity, vol 6 pp. 221-229.
  • Filippa, G.; Freppaz, M.; Williams, M.W.; Helmig, D.; Liptzin, D.; Seok, B.; Hall, B.; Chowanski, K. 2009. Winter and summer nitrous oxide and nitrogen oxides fluxes from a seasonally snow-covered subalpine meadow at Niwot Ridge, Colorado. Biogeochemistry, vol 95 (1) pp. 131-149.
  • Flanagan, C.M.; McKnight, D.M.; Liptzin, D.; Williams, M.W.; Miller, M.P. 2009. Response of the phytoplankton community in an alpine lake to drought conditions: Colorado Rocky Mountain Front Range, U.S.A.. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, vol 41 (2) pp. 191-203.
  • Forbis, T.A. 2009. Negative associations between seedlings and adult plants in two alpine plant communities. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, vol 41 (3) pp. 301-308.
  • Freeman, K.R.; Martin, A.P.; Karki, D.; Lynch, R.C.; Mitter, M.S.; Meyer, A.F.; Longcore, J.E. ; Simmons, D.R.; Schmidt, S.K. 2009. Evidence that chytrids dominate fungal communities in high-elevation soils. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol 106 pp. 1831518320.
  • Freeman, K.R.; Pescador, M.Y.; Reed, S.C.; Costello, E.K.; Robeson, M.S.; Schmidt, S.K. 2009. Soil CO2 flux and photoautotrophic community composition in high-elevation, ëbarrení soil. Environmental Microbiology, vol 11 (3) pp. 674-686.
  • Hartman, M.D.; Baron, J.S.; Clow, D.W.; Creed, I.F.; Driscoll, C.T.; Ewing, H.A.; Haines, B.D.; Knoepp, J.; Lajtha, K.; Ojima, D.S.; Parton, W.J.; Renfro, J.; Robinson, R.B.; Van Miegroet, H.; Weathers, K.C.; Williams, M.W. 2009. DayCent-Chem simulations of ecological and biogeochemical processes of eight mountain ecosystems in the United States. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5150, 174 p..
  • Helmig, D.; Apel, E.C.; Balke, D.; Ganzeveld, L.; Lefer, B.; Swanson, A.L. 2009. Release and uptake of volatile inorganic and organic gases through the deep, winter snowpack at Niwot Ridge, Colorado. Biogeochemistry, vol 95 (1) pp. 167-183.
  • Helmig, D.; Seok, B.; Williams, M.W.; Hueber, J.; Sanford, R. Jr. 2009. Fluxes and chemistry of nitrogen oxides in the Niwot Ridge, Colorado, snowpack . Biogeochemistry, vol 95 (1) pp. 115-130.
  • Hu, J.; Moore, D.J.P.; Burns, S.P.; Monson, R.K. 2009. Longer growing seasons lead to less carbon sequestration by a subalpine forest. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01967.x.
  • Larson, K.M.; Gutmann, E.D.; Zavorotny, V.U.; Braun, J.J.; Williams, M.W.; Nievinski, F.G. 2009. Can we measure snow depth with GPS receivers?. Geophysical Research Letters, vol 36, L17502, doi:10.1029/2009GL039430.
  • Lipson, D.A.; Monson, R.K.; Schmidt, S.K.; Weintraub, M.N. 2009. The trade-off between growth rate and yield in microbial communities and the consequences for soil respiration in a high elevation coniferous forest. Biogeochemistry, vol 95 pp. 23-35.
  • Liptzin, D.; Seastedt, T.R. 2009. Patterns of snow, deposition, and soil nutrients at multiple spatial scales at a Rocky Mountain tree line ecotone. Journal of Geophysical Research, vol 114 G04002 pp. 1-13 doi:10.1029/2009JG000941.
  • Liptzin, D.; Williams, M.W.; Helmig, D.; Seok, B.; Filippa, G.; Chowanski, K.; Hueber, J. 2009. Process-level controls on CO2 fluxes from a seasonally snow-covered subalpine meadow soil, Niwot Ridge, Colorado . Biogeochemistry, vol 95 (1) pp. 151-166 .
  • Maggioni, M.; Freppaz, M.; Piccini, P.; Williams, M.W.; Zanini, E. 2009. Snow cover effects on glacier ice surface temperature. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, vol 41 (3) pp. 323-329.
  • Meier, C.L.; Keyserling, K.; Bowman, W.D. 2009. Fine root inputs to soil reduce growth of a neighbouring plant via distinct mechanisms dependent on root carbon chemistry. Journal of Ecology, vol 97 (5) pp. 941-949.
  • Miller, M.P.; McKnight, D.M.; Chapra, S.C. 2009. Production of microbially-derived fulvic acid from photolysis of quinone-containing extracellular products of phytoplankton. Aquatic Sciences, vol 71 pp. 170-178.
  • Miller, M.P.; McKnight, D.M.; Chapra, S.C.; Williams, M.W. 2009. A model of degradation and production of three pools of dissolved organic matter in an alpine lake. Limnology and Oceanography. vol 54 (6) pp. 2213-2227.
  • Miller, M.P; McKnight, D.M.; Cullis, J.D.; Greene, A.; Vietti, K.; Liptzin, D. 2009. Factors controlling streambed coverage of Didymosphenia geminata in two regulated streams in the Colorado Front Range. Hydrobiologia, vol 630 (1) pp. 207-218.
  • Molotch, N.P.; Brooks, P.D.; Burns, S.P.; Litvak, M.; Monson, R.K.; McConnell, J.R.; Musselman, K. 2009. Ecohydrological controls on snowmelt partitioning in mixed-conifer sub-alpine forests. Ecohydrology, vol 2 pp. 129-142.
  • Nanus, L.; Williams, M.W; Campbell, D.H.; Tonnessen, K.A.; Blett, T.; Clow, D.W. 2009. Assessment of lake sensitivity to acidic deposition in national parks of the Rocky Mountains. Ecological Applications, vol 19 (4) pp. 961-973.
  • Oncley, S.P.; Schwenz, K.; Burns, S.P.; Sun, J.; Monson, R.K. 2009. A cable-borne tram for atmospheric measurements along transects. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, vol 26 pp. 462-473.
  • Robeson, M.S.; Costello, E.K.; Freeman, K.R.; Whiting, J.; Adams, B.; Martin, A.P.; Schmidt, S.K. 2009. Environmental DNA sequencing primers for eutardigrades and bdelloid rotifers. BMC Ecology, doi:10.1186/1472-6785-9-25.
  • Schmidt, S.K.; Wilson, K.L.; Monson, R.K.; Lipson, D.A. 2009. Exponential growth of "snow molds" at sub-zero temperatures: an explanation for high beneath-snow respiration rates and Q10 values . Biogeochemistry, vol 95 pp. 13-21.
  • Seok, B.; Helmig, D.; Williams, M.W.; Liptzin, D.; Chowanski, K.; Hueber, J. 2009. An automated system for continuous measurements of trace gas fluxes through snow: an evaluation of the gas diffusion method at a subalpine forest site, Niwot Ridge, Colorado. Biogeochemistry, vol 95 (1) pp. 95-113 .
  • Toetz, D.; Payton, M. 2009. The role of humic acid, silicon, and pH in accrual of periphytic biomass in a subalpine stream, Colorado Front Range. Journal of Freshwater Ecology, vol 24 (1) pp. 1-6.
  • Turnipseed, A.A.; Burns, S.P.; Moore, D.J.P.; Hu, J.; Guenther, A.B.; Monson, R.K. 2009. Controls over ozone deposition to a high elevation subalpine forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, vol 149 pp. 1447-1459.
  • Williams, M.W.; Helmig, D.; Blanken, P. 2009. White on green: under-snow microbial processes and trace gas fluxes through snow, Niwot Ridge, Colorado Front Range. Biogeochemistry, vol 95 (1) pp. 1-12.
  • Williams, M.W.; Seibold, C.; Chowanski, K. 2009. Storage and release of solutes from a subalpine seasonal snowpack: soil and stream water response, Niwot Ridge, Colorado. Biogeochemistry, vol 95 (1) pp. 77-94.

2008

  • Ashton, I. W.; Miller, A.E.; Bowman, W.D.; Suding, K. . 2008. Nitrogen preferences and plant-soil feedbacks as influenced by neighbors in the alpine tundra. Oecologia vol. 156 pp. 625-636.
  • Bebbington, A.; Williams, M. 2008. Water and mining conflicts in Peru. Mountain Research and Development, vol 28 (3/4) pp. 190-195.
  • Bowman, W.D.; Cleveland, C.C.; Halada, L.; Hresko, J.; Baron, J.S. 2008. Negative impact of nitrogen deposition on soil buffering capacity . Nature Geoscience, vol 1 pp. 767-770.
  • Chalcraft, D.; Cox, S.; Cleland, E.E.; Clark, C.M.; Suding, K.N.; Weiher, E.; Pennington. D. 2008. . Scale-dependent responses of plant diversity to nitrogen enrichment . Ecology, vol 89 pp. 2165-2171.
  • Cleland, E.E.; Clark, C.M.; Collins, S.L.; Fargione, J.E. ; Gough, L.; Gross, K.L.; Milchunas, D.G. ; Pennings, S.C.; Bowman, W.D.; Burke, I.C.; Lauenroth, W.K. ; Robertson, G.P. ; Simpson, J.C.; Tilman, D.; Suding. K.N. 2008. Species responses to nitrogen fertilization in herbaceous plant communities and associated species traits. Ecology, vol 89 pp. 1175.
  • Collins, S.L; Suding, K.N.; Cleland, E.E.; Batty, M.; Pennings, S.; Gross, K.; Grace, J.; Gough, L.; Fargione, J.; Clark, C. 2008. Rank clocks and plant community dynamics. Ecology, vol 89 pp. 3534-3541.
  • Gardner, E.M; McKnight, D.M.; Lewis, W.M.; Miller, M.P. 2008. Effects of nutrient enrichment on phytoplankton in an alpine lake, Colorado, U.S.A. . Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. vol. 40(1) pp. 55-64.
  • Humphries, H.C.; Bourgeron, P.S.; Mujica-Crapanzano, L.R. 2008. Tree spatial patterns and environmental relationships in the forest-alpine tundra ecotone at Niwot Ridge, Colorado, USA . Ecological Research, vol 23 pp. 589-605.
  • Jaffe, R.; McKnight, D.; Maie, N.; Cory, R.; McDowell, W.H.; Campbell, J.L. 2008. Spatial and temporal variations in DOM composition in ecosystems: The importance of long-term monitoring of optical properties. Journal of Geophysical Research, vol 113 G04032 pp. 1-15 doi:10.1029/2008JG000683.
  • King, A.J. ; Meyer, A.F.; Schmidt. S.K. 2008. High levels of microbial biomass and activity in unvegetated tropical and temperate alpine soils. Soil Biol. Biochem., vol 40 (10) pp. 2605-2610.
  • Lazar, B.; Williams, M.W. 2008. Climate change in western ski areas: Potential changes in the timing of wet avalanches and snow quality for the Aspen ski area in the years 2030 and 2100. Cold Regions Science and Technology vol. 51 pp. 219-228.
  • Leopold, M.; Dethier, D.; Volkel, J.; Raab, T. 2008 . Combining sediment analysis and seismic refraction to describe the structure, thickness, and distribution of periglacial slope deposits at Niwot Ridge, Rocky Mountains Front Range, Colorado, USA. Zeitschrift fuer Geomorphologie, Suppl. 2 pp. 77-94.
  • Leopold, M.; Dethier, D.; Volkel, J.; Raab, T.; Rikert, T.C.; Caine, N. 2008 . Using geophysical methods to study the shallow subsurface of a sensitive alpine environment, Niwot Ridge, Colorado Front Range, U.S.A.. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, vol 40 (3) pp. 519-530.
  • Li, X.; Williams, M.W. 2008. Snowmelt runoff modelling in an arid mountain watershed, Tarim Basin, China. Hydrological Processes, vol 22 (19) pp. 3931-3940.
  • Litaor, M.I.; Seastedt, T.R.; Sackett, L.C. 2008. Nutrient Status in Alpine Soils of the Colorado Front Range Using the Nitrogen/Phosphorus Ratio Index. Soil Science Society of America Journal vol. 72 pp. 1628-1636.
  • Litaor, M.I.; Williams, M.W.; Seastedt, T.R. 2008. Topographic controls on snow distribution, soil moisture, and species diversity of herbaceous alpine vegetation, Niwot Ridge, Colorado. JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH vol. 113 pp. .
  • Meier, C.L., and W.D. Bowman. 2008. Phenolic-rich leaf carbon fractions differentially influence microbial respiration and plant growth . Oecologia, vol 158 pp. 95-107.
  • Meier, C.L., ; Bowman, W.D.; Suding, K. . 2008. Carbon flux from plants to soil: Roots are a below-ground source of phenolic secondary compounds in an alpine ecosystem. Journal of Ecology vol. 96 pp. 421-430.
  • Meier, C.L.; Bowman, W.D. 2008. Links between plant litter chemistry, species diversity, and below-ground ecosystem function. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, vol 105 pp. 19780-19785.
  • Molotch, N.P.; Meixner, T.; Williams, M.W. 2008. Estimating stream chemistry during the snowmelt pulse using a spatially distributed, coupled snowmelt and hydrochemical modeling approach. Water Resources, vol 44.
  • Nanus, L.; Williams, M.W.; Campbell, D.; Elliot, E.M.; Kendall, C. 2008. Evaluating regional patterns in nitrate sources to watersheds in National Parks of the Rocky Mountains using nitrate isotopes. Environ. Sci. Technol., vol 42 pp. 6487-6493.
  • Nemergut, D.R.; Townsend, A.R.; Sattin, S.R.; Freeman, K.R.; Fierer, N. ; Neff, J.C.; Bowman, W.D.; Schadt, C.W.; Weintraub, M.N.; Schmidt, S.K. 2008. The effects of chronic nitrogen fertilization on alpine tundra soil microbial communities: implications for carbon and nitrogen cycling. Environmental Microbiology, vol 10 (11) pp. 3093-3105.
  • Schmidt, S.K.; Sobieniak-Wiseman, L.C.; Kageyama, S.A.; Halloy, S.R.P. ; Schadt, C.W. 2008. Mycorrhizal and dark-septate fungi in plant roots above 4270 meters elevation in the Andes and Rocky Mountains. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research, vol 40 pp. 576-583.
  • Schmidt, S.K.; Wilson, K.L.; Meyer, A.F.; Porter, T.M.; Schadt, C.W.; Moncalvo, J.M. 2008. The missing fungi - New insights from culture-independent molecular studies of soil. In: Karsten Zengler (ed.). Accessing Uncultivated Microorganisms: From the Environment to Organisms and Genomes and Back. Washington, DC: ASM Press.
  • Schmidt, S.K; Wilson, K.L.; Gebauer, M.M.; Meyer, A.F.; King, A.J. 2008. Phylogeny and ecophysiology of opportunistic "snow molds" from a sub-alpine forest ecosystem . Microbial Ecology, vol 56 (4) pp. 681-687.
  • Suding, K.N.; Ashton, I.; Bechtold, H.; Bowman, W.; Mobley, M.; Winkleman. R. 2008. Plant and microbe contribution to community resilience in a directionally changing environment. Ecological Monographs, vol 78 pp. 313-329.
  • Williamson, C.E.; Dodds, W.; Kratz, T.K.; Palmer, M.A. 2008. Lakes and streams as sentinels of environmental change in terrestrial and atmospheric processes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, vol 6(5) pp. 247-254, doi:10.1890/070140.

2007

  • Bocquet, F.; Helmig, D.; Oltmans, S.J. 2007. Ozone in interstitial air of the mid-latitude, seasonal snowpack at Niwot Ridge, Colorado. Journal of Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research vol. 39 pp. 375-387.
  • Clark, CM; Cleland, EE; Collins, SL; Fargione, JE; Gough, L; Gross, KL 2007. Environmental and plant community determinants of species loss following nitrogen enrichment. ECOLOGY LETTERS vol. 10 (7) pp. 596-607 .
  • Lipson, D.A. 2007. Relationships between temperature responses and bacterial community structure along seasonal and altitudinal gradients. Fems Microbiology Ecology vol. 59(2) pp. 418-427.
  • Malanson G.P.; Butler, D.R.; Fagre, D.B.; Walsh,S.J.; Tomback, D.F.; Daniels, L.D.; Resler, L.M.; Smith, W.K.; Weiss, D.J.; Peterson, D.L.; Bunn, A.G.; Hiemstra, C.A.; Liptzin, D.; Bourgeron, P.S.; Shen, Z.; Millar, C.I. 2007. Alpine treeline of western North America: Linking organism-to-landscape dynamics. Physical Geography, vol 28 pp. 378-396.
  • Miller, A.E.; Bowman, W.D.; Suding, K.N. 2007. Plant uptake of inorganic and organic nitrogen: neighbor identity matters. Ecology vol. 88(7) pp. 1832-1840.
  • Molotch, N.P. ; Blanken, P.D.; Williams, M.W.; Turnipseed, A.A. ; Monson, R.K. ; Margulis, S.A. 2007. Estimating sublimation of intercepted and sub-canopy snow using eddy covariance systems. HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES vol. 21 (12) pp. 1567-1575 .
  • Nemergut, D.R.; Anderson, S.P.; Cleveland, C.C.; Martin, A.P.; Miller, A.E.; Seimon, A.; Schmidt, S.K. 2007. Microbial community succession in unvegetated, recently-deglaciated soils. Microbial Ecology, vol 53 pp. 110-122.
  • Porter, T.M.; Schadt, C.W.; Rizvi, L.; Martin, A.P.; Schmidt, S.K.; Scott-Denton, L.; Vilgalys, R.; Moncalvo, J.-M. 2007. Widespread occurrence and phylogenetic placement of a soil clone group adds a prominent new branch to the fungal tree of life. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution, vol 46 pp. 635-644.
  • Schmidt, S.K.; Costello, E.K.; Nemergut, D.R.; Cleveland, C.C.; Reed, S.C.; Weintraub, M.N.; Meyer, A.F.; Martin, A.P. 2007. Biogeochemical consequences of rapid microbial turnover and seasonal succession in soil. Ecology vol. 88 pp. 1379-1385 .
  • Schmidt, S.K.; Wilson, K.L.; Meyer, A.F.; Porter, T.M.; Schadt, C.W.; Moncalvo, J.M. 2007. The missing fungi - New insights from culture-independent molecular studies of soil . In Accessing Uncultivated Microorganisms, (Karsten Zengler, ed.), ASM Press, Washington DC .
  • Sievering, H ; Tomaszewski, T ; Torizzo, J 2007. Canopy uptake of atmospheric N deposition at a conifer forest: part I - canopy N budget, photosynthetic efficiency and net ecosystem exchange . TELLUS SERIES B-CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL METEOROLOGY vol. 59 (3) pp. 483-492 .
  • Spyratos, V.; Bourgeron, P.S.; Ghil, M. 2007. Development at the wildland-urban interface and the mitigation of forest-fire risk. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol 104 pp. 14272-14276.
  • Tomaszewski, T; Sievering, H 2007. Canopy uptake of atmospheric N deposition at a conifer forest: Part II - response of chlorophyll fluorescence and gas exchange parameters. TELLUS SERIES B-CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL METEOROLOGY vol 59 (3) pp. 493-501 .
  • Weintraub, M.N.; Scott-Denton, L.E.; Schmidt, S.K.; Monson, R.K. 2007. . The effects of tree rhizodeposition on soil exoenzyme activity, dissolved organic carbon, and nutrient availability in a subalpine forest ecosystem. Oecologia, vol 154 pp. 327-338.
  • Williams, M.W., ; Knauf, M.; Cory, R.; Caine, N.; Liu, F.J. 2007. Nitrate content and potential microbial signature of rock glacier outflow, Colorado Front Range. Earth Surface Processes, vol. 32 (7) pp 1032-1047 .
  • Withington, C.L. ; Sanford, R.L. 2007. Decomposition rates of buried substrates increase with altitude in the forest-alpine tundra ecotone. Soil Biology and Biochemistry vol. 39(1) pp. 68-75.

2006

  • Bowman, W.D.; Gartner,J.L.; Holland, K.; Wiedermann, M. 2006. Nitrogen critical loads for alpine vegetation and terrestrial ecosystem response: Are we there yet?. Ecological Applications vol. 16 pp. 1183-1193.
  • Costello, E.K.; Schmidt, S.K. 2006. Microbial diversity in alpine tundra wet meadow soil: novel Chloroflexi from a cold, water-saturated environment. Environmental Microbiology vol. 8(8) pp. 1471-1486.
  • Flanner, M.G.; Zender, C.S. 2006. Linking snowpack microphysics and albedo evolution. Journal of Geophysical Research vol 111 D12208 doi:10.1029/2005JD006834.
  • Hock, R.; Rees, G.; Williams, M.W.; Ramirez, E. 2006. Preface - Contribution from glaciers and snow cover to runoff from mountains in different climates - Special issue. HYDROLOGICAL PROCESSES vol. 20(10) pp. 2089-2090.
  • Miller, M.P; McKnight, D.M.; Cory, R.M.; Williams, M.W.; Runkel, R.L. 2006. Hyporheic Exchange and Fulvic Acid Redox Reactions in an Alpine Stream/Wetland Ecosystem, Colorado Front Range. Environmental Science and Technology. vol. 40 (19) pp. 5943-5949.
  • Monson, R.K. ; Lipson, D.L.; Burns, S.P.; Turnipseed, A.A.; Delany, A.C.; Williams, M.W.; Schmidt, S.K. 2006. Winter forest soil respiration controlled by climate and microbial community composition. NATURE vol. 439 pp. 711-714.
  • Monson, R.K.; Burns, S.P.; Williams, M.W.; Delany, A.C.; Weintraub, M.; Lipson, D.A. 2006. The contribution of beneath-snow soil respiration to total ecosystem respiration in a high-elevation, subalpine forest. Global Biogeochemical Cycles vol. 20(3) pp..
  • Monson, R.K.; Rosenstiel, T.N.; Forbis, T.A.; Lipson, D.A.; Jaeger, C.H. 2006. Nitrogen and carbon storage in alpine plants. Integrative and Comparative Biology vol. 46(1) pp. 35-48.
  • Oline, D.K.; Schmidt, S.K.; Grant, M.C. 2006. Biogeography and landscape-scale diversity of the dominant crenarchaeota of soil. Microbial Ecology vol. 52(3) pp. 480-490.
  • Reese, C.A. 2006. An old dog with new tricks: An automated, dry-deposition Tauber trap. Grana vol. 45(4) pp. 257-260.
  • Suding,K.N.; Miller,A.E.; Bechtold,H.; Bowman,W.D. 2006. The consequence of species loss on ecosystem nitrogen cycling depends on community composition. Oecologia vol. 149 pp. 141-149.
  • Toetz, D.; Payton, M. 2006. The Role of Dissolved Organic Matter in Accrural of Periphytic Biomass in a Subalpine Stream, Colorado Front Range. Journal of Freshwater Ecology vol. 21(4) pp. 613-620.
  • Walker,M.D.; Wahren,C.H. ; Hollister,R.D. ; Henry,G.H.R. ; Ahlquist,L.E. ; Alatalo,J.M. ; Bret-Harte,M.S. ; Calef,M.P ; Callaghan,T.V. ; Carroll,A.B. ; Epstein,H.E. ; Jonsdottir,I.S. ; Klein,J.A. ; Magnusson,B.; Molau,U. ; Oberbauer,S.F. ; Rewa,S.P. ; Robinson,C.H. ; Shaver,G.R. ; Suding,K.N. ; Thompson,C.C. ; Tolvanen,A.; Totland,O. ; Turner,P.L. ; Tweedie,C.E. ; Webber,P.J. ; Wookey,P.A. 2006. Responses to experimental warming across the tundra biome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. vol. 103 (5) pp. 1342-1346.
  • Williams, M.W.; Knauf, M.; Caine, N.; Liu, F.; Verplanck, P.L. 2006. Geochemistry and Source Waters of Rock Glacier Outflow, Colorado Front Range. PERMAFROST AND PERIGLACIAL PROCESSES vol. 17 pp. 13-33 .

2005

  • Bardgett, R.D. ; Bowman, W.D.; Kaufmann, R.; Schmidt, S.K. 2005. Linking aboveground and belowground ecology: a temporal approach. Trends in Ecology and Evolution vol. 20 pp. 634-641.
  • Bowman, W.D. 2005. The response of alpine plants to environmental change: Feedbacks to ecosystem function . in U. M. Huber, H. K. M. Bugmann, and M. A. Reasoner (eds.) Global Change and Mountain Regions (A State of Knowledge Overview). Springer, Dordrecht..
  • Clark, B.R.; Hartley, S.E.; Suding, K.N.; de Mazancourt, C. 2005. The effect of recycling on plant competitive hierarchies. American Naturalist vol. 165(6) pp. 609-622.
  • Colores, G.M.; Schmidt, S.K. 2005. Recovery of microbially-mediated processes in soil augmented with a pentachlorophenol-mineralizing bacterium. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry vol. 24 pp. 1912-1917.
  • Cory, R.M.; McKnight, D. 2005. Fluorescence spectroscopy reveals ubiquitous presence of oxidized and reduced quinones in dissolved organic matter. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY vol. 39(21) pp. 8142-8149.
  • Erickson, T.A.; Williams, M.W.; Winstral, A. 2005. Persistence of topographic controls on the spatial distribution of snow in rugged mountain terrain, Colorado, United States. Water Resources Research vol. 41(4).
  • Ernest, S.K.M 2005. Energy flow, body size, and community structure in small mammal communities. Ecology vol. 86 pp. 1407-1413.
  • Hood, E.; Williams, M.W.; McKnight, D. 2005. Sources of dissolved organic matter (DOM) in a Rocky Mountain stream using chemical fractionation and stable isotopes. Biogeochemistry vol. 74(2) pp. 231-255.
  • Janke, J.R. 2005. The occurrence of alpine permafrost in the Front Range of Colorado. Geomorphology vol. 67 pp. 375-389.
  • Janke, J.R. 2005. Long-term flow measurements (1961-2002) of the Arapaho, Taylor, and Fair rock glaciers, Front Range, Colorado. PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY vol. 26(4) pp. 313-336.
  • Janke, J.R. 2005. Photogrammetric analysis of Front Range rock glacier flow rates. GEOGRAFISKA ANNALER SERIES A-PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY vol. 87A(4) pp. 515-526.
  • Larson, J. 2005. Creeping Constructivism: The interaction of formal and informal components of a university field course for pre- and in-service teachers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Dallas, TX.
  • Litaor, M.I.; Seastedt, T.R.; Walker, M.D.; Carbone, M.; Townsend, A. 2005. The Biogeochemistry of Phosphorus across an alpine topographic/snow gradient. Geoderma vol. 124 pp. 49-61.
  • Nemergut, D.R. ; Costello, E.; Meyer, A.F.; Pescador, M.Y.; Weintraub, M.N.; Schmidt, S.K. 2005. Structure and function of alpine and arctic soil microbial communities. Research in Microbiology vol. 156 pp. 775-784.
  • Pennings,S.C.; Clark,C.M.; Cleland,E.E.; Collins,S.L.; Gough,L.; Gross,K.L.; Milchunas,D.G.; Suding,K.N. 2005. Do individual plant species show predictable responses to nitrogen addition across multiple experiments? . Oikos vol. 110 (3) pp. 547-555.
  • Sherrod, S.K.; Seastedt, T.R. ; Walker, M.D. 2005. The northern pocket gopher (Thomomys talpoides) as an organizer of alpine plant community structure, NiwotRidge, CO. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research vol. 37 (4).
  • Steltzer,H; Bowman,W.D. 2005. Litter N retention over winter for a low and a high phenolic species in the alpine tundra. Plant and Soil vol. 275 pp. 361-370.
  • Suding, K.N.; Collins, S.L.; Gough, L.; Clark, C.; Cleland, E.E.; Gross, K.L.; Milchunas, D.G.; Pennings, S. 2005. Functional- and abundance-based mechanisms explain diversity loss due to N fertilization. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America vol. 102 (12) pp. 4387-4392.