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2020

Body size structure of soil fauna along geographic and temporal gradients of precipitation in grasslands

Andriuzzi, W. S., Franco, A. L. C., Ankrom, K. E., Cui, S., de Tomasel, C. M., Guan, P., Gherardi, L. A., Sala, O. E. & Wall, D. H., Jan 2020, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 140, 107638.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sensitivity of primary production to precipitation across the United States

Maurer, G. E., Hallmark, A. J., Brown, R. F., Sala, O. E. & Collins, S. L., Mar 1 2020, In : Ecology letters. 23, 3, p. 527-536 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Scopus citations

Traversing the Wasteland: A Framework for Assessing Ecological Threats to Drylands

Hoover, D. L., Bestelmeyer, B., Grimm, N. B., Huxman, T. E., Reed, S. C., Sala, O., Seastedt, T. R., Wilmer, H. & Ferrenberg, S., Jan 1 2020, In : BioScience. 70, 1, p. 35-47 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Woody Plant Encroachment has a Larger Impact than Climate Change on Dryland Water Budgets

Schreiner-McGraw, A. P., Vivoni, E. R., Ajami, H., Sala, O. E., Throop, H. L. & Peters, D. P. C., Dec 1 2020, In : Scientific reports. 10, 1, 8112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

A Concept map of evolutionary biology to promote meaningful learning in biology

Apodaca, M. J., McInerney, J. D., Sala, O., Katinas, L. & Crisci, J. V., Feb 2019, In : American Biology Teacher. 81, 2, p. 79-87 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Changes in belowground biodiversity during ecosystem development

Delgado-Baquerizo, M., Bardgett, R. D., Vitousek, P. M., Maestre, F. T., Williams, M. A., Eldridge, D. J., Lambers, H., Neuhauser, S., Gallardo, A., García-Velázquez, L., Sala, O. E., Abades, S. R., Alfaro, F. D., Berhe, A. A., Bowker, M. A., Currier, C. M., Cutler, N. A., Hart, S. C., Hayes, P. E., Hseu, Z. Y. & 9 others, Kirchmair, M., Peña-Ramírez, V. M., Pérez, C. A., Reed, S. C., Santos, F., Siebe, C., Sullivan, B. W., Weber-Grullon, L. & Fierer, N., Apr 2 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 14, p. 6891-6896 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Drought suppresses soil predators and promotes root herbivores in mesic, but not in xeric grasslands

Franco, A. L. C., Gherardi, L. A., de Tomasel, C. M., Andriuzzi, W. S., Ankrom, K. E., Ashley Shaw, E., Bach, E. M., Sala, O. E. & Wall, D. H., Jan 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 26, p. 12883-12888 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
4 Scopus citations

Effect of interannual precipitation variability on dryland productivity: A global synthesis

Gherardi, L. A. & Sala, O., Jan 2019, In : Global change biology. 25, 1, p. 269-276 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Foundations and Frontiers of Ecosystem Science: Legacy of a Classic Paper (Odum 1969)

Corman, J. R., Collins, S. L., Cook, E. M., Dong, X., Gherardi, L. A., Grimm, N. B., Hale, R. L., Lin, T., Ramos, J., Reichmann, L. G. & Sala, O. E., Aug 15 2019, In : Ecosystems. 22, 5, p. 1160-1172 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Global change effects on plant communities are magnified by time and the number of global change factors imposed

Komatsu, K. J., Avolio, M. L., Lemoine, N. P., Isbell, F., Grman, E., Houseman, G. R., Koerner, S. E., Johnson, D. S., Wilcox, K. R., Alatalo, J. M., Anderson, J. P., Aerts, R., Baer, S. G., Baldwin, A. H., Bates, J., Beierkuhnlein, C., Belote, R. T., Blair, J., Bloor, J. M. G., Bohlen, P. J. & 56 others, Bork, E. W., Boughton, E. H., Bowman, W. D., Britton, A. J., Cahill, J. F., Chaneton, E., Chiariello, N. R., Cheng, J., Collins, S. L., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Du, G., Eskelinen, A., Firn, J., Foster, B., Gough, L., Gross, K., Hallet, L. M., Han, X., Harmens, H., Hovenden, M. J., Jagerbrand, A., Jentsch, A., Kern, C., Klanderud, K., Knapp, A. K., Kreyling, J., Li, W., Luo, Y., McCulley, R. L., McLaren, J. R., Megonigal, J. P., Morgan, J. W., Onipchenko, V., Pennings, S. C., Prevéy, J. S., Price, J. N., Reich, P. B., Robinson, C. H., Russell, F. L., Sala, O. E., Seabloom, E. W., Smith, M. D., Soudzilovskaia, N. A., Souza, L., Suding, K., Suttle, K. B., Svejcar, T., Tilmand, D., Tognetti, P., Turkington, R., White, S., Xu, Z., Yahdjian, L., Yu, Q., Zhang, P. & Zhang, Y., Sep 3 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 36, p. 17867-17873 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The sustainability publication gap and its implications

Sala, O. E., Boone, C. G., Turner, B. L. & Currier, C. M., Aug 1 2019, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 39, p. 39-43 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2018

An integrated view of complex landscapes: A big data-model integration approach to transdisciplinary science

Peters, D. P. C., Burruss, N. D., Rodriguez, L. L., McVey, D. S., Elias, E. H., Pelzel-Mccluskey, A. M., Derner, J. D., Schrader, T. S., Yao, J., Pauszek, S. J., Lombard, J., Archer, S. R., Bestelmeyer, B. T., Browning, D. M., Brungard, C. W., Hatfield, J. L., Hanan, N. P., Herrick, J. E., Okin, G. S., Sala, O. & 2 others, Savoy, H. & Vivoni, E., 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 9, p. 653-669 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Ecosystem thresholds, tipping points, and critical transitions

Munson, S. M., Reed, S. C., Peñuelas, J., McDowell, N. G. & Sala, O., Jun 2018, In : New Phytologist. 218, 4, p. 1315-1317 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Groundwater recharge in desert playas: Current rates and future effects of climate change

McKenna, O. P. & Sala, O., Jan 2018, In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 1, 014025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Playa-Wetlands Effects on Dryland Biogeochemistry: Space and Time Interactions

McKenna, O. P. & Sala, O., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 123, 6, p. 1879-1887 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Regional grassland productivity responses to precipitation during multiyear above- and below-average rainfall periods

Petrie, M. D., Peters, D. P. C., Yao, J., Blair, J. M., Burruss, N. D., Collins, S. L., Derner, J. D., Gherardi, L. A., Hendrickson, J. R., Sala, O., Starks, P. J. & Steiner, J. L., May 1 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 5, p. 1935-1951 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

The interactive role of wind and water in functioning of drylands: What does the future hold?

Okin, G. S., Sala, O., Vivoni, E., Zhang, J. & Bhattachan, A., Jan 1 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 9, p. 670-677 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2017

Asynchrony among local communities stabilises ecosystem function of metacommunities

Wilcox, K. R., Tredennick, A. T., Koerner, S. E., Grman, E., Hallett, L. M., Avolio, M. L., La Pierre, K. J., Houseman, G. R., Isbell, F., Johnson, D. S., Alatalo, J. M., Baldwin, A. H., Bork, E. W., Boughton, E. H., Bowman, W. D., Britton, A. J., Cahill, J. F., Collins, S. L., Du, G., Eskelinen, A. & 24 others, Gough, L., Jentsch, A., Kern, C., Klanderud, K., Knapp, A. K., Kreyling, J., Luo, Y., McLaren, J. R., Megonigal, P., Onipchenko, V., Prevéy, J., Price, J. N., Robinson, C. H., Sala, O., Smith, M. D., Soudzilovskaia, N. A., Souza, L., Tilman, D., White, S. R., Xu, Z., Yahdjian, L., Yu, Q., Zhang, P. & Zhang, Y., Dec 2017, In : Ecology letters. 20, 12, p. 1534-1545 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

29 Scopus citations

Global-change drivers of ecosystem functioning modulated by natural variability and saturating responses

Flombaum, P., Yahdjian, L. & Sala, O., Feb 1 2017, In : Global change biology. 23, 2, p. 503-511 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Scopus citations

Nematode exclusion and recovery in experimental soil microcosms

Franco, A. L. C., Knox, M. A., Andriuzzi, W. S., de Tomasel, C. M., Sala, O. & Wall, D. H., May 1 2017, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 108, p. 78-83 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Pushing precipitation to the extremes in distributed experiments: recommendations for simulating wet and dry years

Knapp, A. K., Avolio, M. L., Beier, C., Carroll, C. J. W., Collins, S. L., Dukes, J. S., Fraser, L. H., Griffin-Nolan, R. J., Hoover, D. L., Jentsch, A., Loik, M. E., Phillips, R. P., Post, A. K., Sala, O., Slette, I. J., Yahdjian, L. & Smith, M. D., May 1 2017, In : Global change biology. 23, 5, p. 1774-1782 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations
2016

Biophysical controls over concentration and depth distribution of soil organic carbon and nitrogen in desert playas

McKenna, O. P. & Sala, O., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 121, 12, p. 3019-3029 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Few multiyear precipitation-reduction experiments find a shift in the productivity-precipitation relationship

Estiarte, M., Vicca, S., Peñuelas, J., Bahn, M., Beier, C., Emmett, B. A., Fay, P. A., Hanson, P. J., Hasibeder, R., Kigel, J., Kröel-Dulay, G., Larsen, K. S., Lellei-Kovács, E., Limousin, J. M., Ogaya, R., Ourcival, J. M., Reinsch, S., Sala, O., Schmidt, I. K., Sternberg, M. & 3 others, Tielbörger, K., Tietema, A. & Janssens, I. A., Jul 1 2016, In : Global change biology. 22, 7, p. 2570-2581 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

53 Scopus citations

How Scientists Can Help End the Land-Use Conflict

Sala, O., 2016, In : BioScience. 66, 11, p. 915 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2 Scopus citations
2015

Beyond desertification: New paradigms for dryland landscapes

Peters, D. P. C., Havstad, K. M., Archer, S. R. & Sala, O., Feb 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13, 1, p. 4-12 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

34 Scopus citations

Characterizing differences in precipitation regimes of extreme wet and dry years: Implications for climate change experiments

Knapp, A. K., Hoover, D. L., Wilcox, K. R., Avolio, M. L., Koerner, S. E., La Pierre, K. J., Loik, M. E., Luo, Y., Sala, O. & Smith, M. D., Jul 1 2015, In : Global change biology. 21, 7, p. 2624-2633 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

107 Scopus citations

Dual thinking for scientists

Scheffer, M., Bascompte, J., Bjordam, T. K., Carpenter, S. R., Clarke, L. B., Folke, C., Marquet, P., Mazzeo, N., Meerhoff, M., Sala, O. & Westley, F. R., Jun 1 2015, In : Ecology and Society. 20, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Enhanced interannual precipitation variability increases plant functional diversity that in turn ameliorates negative impact on productivity

Gherardi, L. A. & Sala, O., Dec 1 2015, In : Ecology Letters. 18, 12, p. 1293-1300 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Enhanced precipitation variability decreases grass- and increases shrub-productivity

Gherardi, L. A. & Sala, O., Oct 13 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 41, p. 12735-12740 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

Enhanced precipitation variability effects on water losses and ecosystem functioning: differential response of arid and mesic regions

Sala, O., Gherardi, L. A. & Peters, D. P. C., Jul 1 2015, In : Climatic Change. 131, 2, p. 213-227 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Scopus citations

Legacy effects in linked ecological-soil-geomorphic systems of drylands

Monger, C., Sala, O., Duniway, M. C., Goldfus, H., Meir, I. A., Poch, R. M., Throop, H. & Vivoni, E., Feb 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13, 1, p. 13-19 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

47 Scopus citations

Rangeland ecosystem services: Shifting focus from supply to reconciling supply and demand

Yahdjian, L., Sala, O. & Havstad, K. M., Feb 1 2015, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 13, 1, p. 44-51 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

62 Scopus citations

Responses of a desert nematode community to changes in water availability

Vandegehuchte, M. L., Sylvain, Z. A., Reichmann, L. G., De Tomasel, C. M., Nielsen, U. N., Wall, D. H. & Sala, O., Mar 1 2015, In : Ecosphere. 6, 3, 44.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations
2014

Climate change will increase savannas at the expense of forests and treeless vegetation in tropical and subtropical Americas

Anadón, J. D., Sala, O. & Maestre, F. T., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Ecology. 102, 6, p. 1363-1373 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Differential sensitivities of grassland structural components to changes in precipitation mediate productivity response in a desert ecosystem

Reichmann, L. G. & Sala, O., Oct 1 2014, In : Functional Ecology. 28, 5, p. 1292-1298 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Effect of woody-plant encroachment on livestock production in North and South America

Anadón, J. D., Sala, O., Turner, B. & Bennett, E. M., Sep 2 2014, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 35, p. 12948-12953 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Grasses have larger response than shrubs to increased nitrogen availability: A fertilization experiment in the Patagonian steppe

Yahdjian, L., Gherardi, L. & Sala, O., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 102, p. 17-20 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Grass-woodland transitions: Determinants and consequences for ecosystem functioning and provisioning of services

Sala, O. & Maestre, F. T., Nov 1 2014, In : Journal of Ecology. 102, 6, p. 1357-1362 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

31 Scopus citations

Interactions among resource partitioning, sampling effect, and facilitation on the biodiversity effect: A modeling approach

Flombaum, P., Sala, O. & Rastetter, E. B., Jan 28 2014, In : Oecologia. 174, 2, p. 559-566 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Soil animal responses to moisture availability are largely scale, not ecosystem dependent: Insight from a cross-site study

Sylvain, Z. A., Wall, D. H., Cherwin, K. L., Peters, D. P. C., Reichmann, L. G. & Sala, O., Aug 2014, In : Global Change Biology. 20, 8, p. 2631-2643 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

The imprint of crop choice on global nutrient needs

Jobbágy, E. G. & Sala, O., Aug 1 2014, In : Environmental Research Letters. 9, 8, 084014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2013

Automated rainfall manipulation system: A reliable and inexpensive tool for ecologists

Gherardi, L. A. & Sala, O., Feb 8 2013, In : Ecosphere. 4, 2, A18.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Desertification of Rangelands

Peters, D. P. C., Bestelmeyer, B. T., Havstad, K. M., Rango, A., Archer, S. R., Comrie, A. C., Gimblett, H. R., López-Hoffman, L., Sala, O. E., Vivoni, E. R., Brooks, M. L., Brown, J., Monger, H. C., Goldstein, J. H., Okin, G. S. & Tweedie, C. E., Apr 1 2013, Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 4. p. 239-258 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

12 Scopus citations

Grassland Ecosystems

Sala, O., Vivanco, L. & Flombaum, P., Jan 1 2013, Encyclopedia of Biodiversity: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Land degradation and climate change: A sin of omission?

Sala, O. & Karl, J. W., Aug 1 2013, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

9 Scopus citations

Precipitation legacies in desert grassland primary production occur through previous-year tiller density

Reichmann, L. G., Sala, O. & Peters, D. P. C., Feb 1 2013, In : Ecology. 94, 2, p. 435-443 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Scopus citations

Preference for different inorganic nitrogen forms among plant functional types and species of the Patagonian steppe

Gherardi, L. A., Sala, O. & Yahdjian, L., Nov 1 2013, In : Oecologia. 173, 3, p. 1075-1081 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Water controls on nitrogen transformations and stocks in an arid ecosystem

Reichmann, L. G., Sala, O. & Peters, D. P. C., Jan 18 2013, In : Ecosphere. 4, 1, 11.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations
2012

Contrasting nutrient-capture strategies in shrubs and grasses of a Patagonian arid ecosystem

Sala, O., Golluscio, R. A., Lauenroth, W. K. & Roset, P. A., Jul 1 2012, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 82, p. 130-135 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Directional climate change and potential reversal of desertification in arid and semiarid ecosystems

Peters, D. P. C., Yao, J., Sala, O. & Anderson, J. P., Jan 1 2012, In : Global Change Biology. 18, 1, p. 151-163 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

89 Scopus citations