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ECOS Project Publications

  • Russell, A.E., S.N. Kivlin, C.V. Hawkes. 2018. Tropical tree species effects on soil pH and biotic factors and the consequences for macroaggregate dynamics. Forests 9: 184; doi:10.3390/f9040184.
  • Russell, A.E., S.J. Hall & J.W. Raich. 2017. Tropical tree species traits drive cation dynamics via effects on soil pH: A proposed conceptual framework. Ecological Monographs. DOI: 10.1002/ecm.1274.
  • Raich, J.W. 2017. Temporal variability of soil respiration in experimental tree plantations in lowland Costa Rica. Forests 8: 40; doi:10.3390/f8020040
  • Kivlin, S.N., Hawkes, C.V., 2016. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi influence long-term plant-soil feedbacks as much as soil pathogens in Neotropical forests. Environ. Microbio. 18, 4662-4673.
  • Kivlin, S.N., Hawkes, C.V., 2016. Temporal and spatial variation of soil bacteria richness, composition, and function in a Neotropical rainforest. PLOS ONE 11:e0159131.
  • Asao, S. and M.G. Ryan. 2015. Carbohydrate regulation of photosynthesis and respiration from branch girdling in four species of wet tropical rain forest trees. Tree Physiology: tpv025.
  • Asao, S., Bedoya-Arrieta, R. and M.G. Ryan. 2014. Variation in foliar respiration and wood CO2 efflux rates among species and canopy layers in a wet tropical forest. Tree Physiology 35:148-159.
  • Raich, J.W., H. Lambers, and D.J. Oliver. 2014. Respiration in terrestrial ecosystems. Treatise on geochemistry 10: 613-49.
  • Ryan, M.G. and S. Asao. 2014. Phloem transport in trees. Tree Physiology 34.1: 1-4.
  • Russell, A. E. 2014. Unexpected effects of chitin, cellulose, and lignin addition on soil dynamics in a wet tropical forest. Ecosystems DOI 10.1007/s10021-014-9769-1.
  • Weintraub, S. R., A. E. Russell, and A. R. Townsend. 2014. Native tree species regulate nitrous oxide fluxes in tropical plantations. Ecological Applications 24(4), 750-758.
  • Folt, B. and K. E. Reider. 2013. Leaf-litter herpetofaunal richness, abundance, and community assembly in mono-dominant plantations and primary forest of northeastern Costa Rica. Biodiversity and conservation 22.9: 2057-2070.
  • Jagadamma, S., M. A. Mayes, Y. L. Zinn, G. Gísladóttir, and A. E. Russell. 2013. Sorption of organic carbon compounds to the fine fraction of surface and subsurface soils. Geoderma 213: 79–86.
  • Russell, A. E. and J. W. Raich. 2012. Rapidly growing tropical trees mobilize remarkable amounts of nitrogen, in ways that differ surprisingly among species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.
  • Russell, A. 2012. Rainforest carbon cycling and biodiversity: A simulation model learning tool. EcoEd Digital Library.
  • Saatchi, S., M. Marlier, R. L Chazdon, D. B. Clark, A. E. Russell. 2011. Impact of spatial variability of tropical forest structure on radar estimation of aboveground. Remote Sensing of Environment, Special Issue: VEG3D. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.07.015
  • Russell, A. E., J. W. Raich, R. Bedoya, O. Valverde-Barrantes, and E. González.  2010. Impacts of individual tree species on carbon dynamics in a moist tropical forest environment.  Ecological Applications 20(4): 1087-1100.
  • Russell, A. E., J. W. Raich, R. Bedoya, O. Valverde-Barrantes, and E. González. 2010. Carbon dynamics in the tropics. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America: Vol. 91, No. 2, pp. 224-225. doi: 10.1890/0012-9623-91.2.224
  • Raich, J. W., A. E. Russell and O. Valverde-Barrantes. 2009.  Fine root decay rates vary widely among lowland tropical tree species.  Oecologia 161: 325-330.  DOI: 10.1007/s00442-009-1379-9.
  • Russell, A. E., R. F. Fisher and J. W. Raich. 2007. Tree species effects on soil properties in experimental plantations in tropical moist forest.  Soil Science Society of America 71:1389-1397.
  • Raich, J. W., A. E. Russell and R. Bedoya-Arrieta. 2007. Lignin and enhanced litter turnover in tree plantations of lowland Costa Rica.  Forest Ecology and Management 239:128-135.
  • Valverde-Barrantes, O., J. W. Raich and A. E. Russell.  2007. Fine-root mass, growth and nutrient content for six tropical tree species. Plant and Soil 290:357-370.
  • Valverde-Barrantes, O. J. 2007. Relationships among litterfall, fine-root growth and soil respiration for five tropical tree species. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37:1954-1965.
  • Raich, J. W., A. E. Russell, K. Kitayama, W. J. Parton, and P. M. Vitousek. 2006. Temperature influences carbon accumulation in moist tropical forest. Ecology 87(1): 76-87.
  • Valverde-Barrantes, O. J.  2006.  Fine-root biomass and dynamics of six tropical tree species.  M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Earlier Publications in TRIALS phase

  • Fisher, R.F. 1995. Amelioration of degraded rain forest soils by plantations of native trees. Soil Science Society of America 59:544-549.
  • González, J. E. and R
  • . F. Fisher.  1994.  Growth of native forest species planted on abandoned pasture land in Costa Rica.  Forest Ecology and Management 70: 159-167.
  • Haggar, J. P., K. Wightman and R. F. Fisher.  1997.  The potential of plantations to foster woody regeneration within a deforested landscape in lowland Costa Rica.  Forest Ecology and Management 99:55-64.
  • Powers, J. S., J. P. Haggar and R. F. Fisher.  1997.  The effect of overstory composition on understory woody regeneration and species richness in 7-year-old plantations in Costa Rica.  Forest Ecology and Management 99: 43-54.