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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 1 2019, In : American Biology Teacher. 81, 2, p. 79-87 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

biology
learning
Biological Evolution
Learning
Students
2 Citations (Scopus)

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., 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

Biodiversity
Ecosystem
Soil
Invertebrates
Fungi

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. & 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
Herbivory
Droughts
Ecosystem
Soil
Population

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., Hale, R. L., Lin, T., Ramos, J., Reichmann, L. G. & Sala, O., Aug 15 2019, In : Ecosystems. 22, 5, p. 1160-1172 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystems
ecosystems
ecosystem
Ecology
prediction
2018
5 Citations (Scopus)

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., Jan 1 2018, In : BioScience. 68, 9, p. 653-669 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systems Integration
Management Information Systems
Biological Phenomena
Imagery (Psychotherapy)
management information systems
4 Citations (Scopus)

Ecosystem thresholds, tipping points, and critical transitions

Munson, S. M., Reed, S. C., Peñuelas, J., McDowell, N. G. & Sala, O., Jun 1 2018, In : New Phytologist. 218, 4, p. 1315-1317 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystem
ecosystems
ecosystem
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

Gherardi, L. A. & Sala, O., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Global Change Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Precipitation (meteorology)
Carbon
Productivity
productivity
carbon sink
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
playa
Groundwater
Climate change
recharge
1 Citation (Scopus)

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

McKenna, O. P. & Sala, O., Jun 1 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 123, 6, p. 1879-1887 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biogeochemistry
playas
biogeochemistry
wetlands
playa
10 Citations (Scopus)

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

Precipitation (meteorology)
Rain
Productivity
grassland
productivity
3 Citations (Scopus)

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

Climate
arid lands
Ecosystem
Water Resources
Water
2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

microcosm
nematode
Soil
Nematoda
heat
2016
5 Citations (Scopus)

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

playas
playa
deserts
organic nitrogen
Organic carbon
41 Citations (Scopus)

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

experiment
Experiments
Productivity
Ecosystems
productivity
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Flombaum, P., Yahdjian, L. & Sala, O., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Global Change Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiversity
global change
Ecosystems
net primary production
biodiversity
37 Citations (Scopus)

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., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Global Change Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystems
ecosystem
experiment
Experiments
standardization
2015
82 Citations (Scopus)

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

Climate change
Arid regions
Tropics
climate change
experiment
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

education
art
co-operation
science
40 Citations (Scopus)

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

functional diversity
productivity
rare species
grass
grasses
75 Citations (Scopus)

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

Poaceae
Ecosystem
Climate Change
Droughts
Soil
26 Citations (Scopus)

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

water availability
soil water
ecosystem
water
drought
10 Citations (Scopus)

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 journalArticle

water availability
nematode
deserts
desert
Nematoda
2014
42 Citations (Scopus)

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

savanna
savannas
climate change
vegetation
biome
22 Citations (Scopus)

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

structural component
deserts
desert
grasslands
grassland
48 Citations (Scopus)

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

South America
Livestock
North America
Argentina
Ecosystem
8 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

steppes
steppe
shrub
shrubs
grass
24 Citations (Scopus)

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 journalArticle

woodlands
woodland
grass
grasses
ecosystems
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

niche partitioning
facilitation
biodiversity
sampling
modeling
31 Citations (Scopus)

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., 2014, In : Global Change Biology. 20, 8, p. 2631-2643 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystems
Ecosystem
Animals
Moisture
Soil
13 Citations (Scopus)

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

Nutrients
Crops
Fertilizers
soil nutrient
fertilizer
2013
18 Citations (Scopus)

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

ecologists
rain
water availability
rainfall
cost
9 Citations (Scopus)

Land degradation and climate change: A sin of omission?

Sala, O. & Karl, J. W., Aug 2013, In : Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11, 6, p. 283 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land degradation
climate change
86 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

primary production
primary productivity
deserts
desert
grasslands
18 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

inorganic nitrogen
plant architecture
steppes
steppe
shrub
33 Citations (Scopus)

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

water availability
ecosystems
ecosystem
nitrogen
drought
2012
15 Citations (Scopus)

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 2012, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 82, p. 130-135 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shrub
shrubs
grass
grasses
ecosystems
80 Citations (Scopus)

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 2012, In : Global Change Biology. 18, 1, p. 151-163 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

desertification
Climate change
Ecosystems
grassland
shrubland
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of plant species traits on ecosystem processes: Experiments in the Patagonian steppe

Flombaum, P. & Sala, O., Feb 2012, In : Ecology. 93, 2, p. 227-234 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

net primary production
complementarity
steppes
steppe
primary productivity
224 Citations (Scopus)

Legacies of precipitation fluctuations on primary production: Theory and data synthesis

Sala, O., Gherardi, L. A., Reichmann, L., Jobbágy, E. & Peters, D., Nov 19 2012, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 367, 1606, p. 3135-3144 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

net primary production
primary production
primary productivity
synthesis
Ecosystem
112 Citations (Scopus)

Managed relocation: Integrating the scientific, regulatory, and ethical challenges

Schwartz, M. W., Hellmann, J. J., McLachlan, J. M., Sax, D. F., Borevitz, J. O., Brennan, J., Camacho, A. E., Ceballos, G., Clark, J. R., Doremus, H., Early, R., Etterson, J. R., Fielder, D., Gill, J. L., Gonzalez, P., Green, N., Hannah, L., Jamieson, D. W., Javeline, D., Minteer, B. & 12 others, Odenbaugh, J., Polasky, S., Richardson, D. M., Root, T. L., Safford, H. D., Sala, O., Schneider, S. H., Thompson, A. R., Williams, J. W., Vellend, M., Vitt, P. & Zellmer, S., Aug 2012, In : BioScience. 62, 8, p. 732-743 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
Biodiversity
climate change
natural resource management
Government Agencies
58 Citations (Scopus)

Response of dominant grass and shrub species to water manipulation: An ecophysiological basis for shrub invasion in a Chihuahuan Desert Grassland

Throop, H., Reichmann, L. G., Sala, O. & Archer, S. R., 2012, In : Oecologia. 169, 2, p. 373-383 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chihuahuan Desert
shrub
shrubs
desert
grasslands
2011

El futuro de los pastizales sudamericanos

Translated title of the contribution: The future of south american grasslandsYahdjian, L. & Sala, O., Feb 2011, In : Interciencia. 36, 2, p. 153-158 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grassland
climate change
drought
productivity
weather forecasting
71 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen limitation in arid-subhumid ecosystems: A meta-analysis of fertilization studies

Yahdjian, L., Gherardi, L. & Sala, O., Aug 2011, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 75, 8, p. 675-680 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meta-analysis
primary productivity
net primary production
ecosystems
ecosystem
33 Citations (Scopus)

Understory bamboo flowering provides a very narrow light window of opportunity for canopy-tree recruitment in a neotropical forest of Misiones, Argentina

Montti, L., Campanello, P. I., Gatti, M. G., Blundo, C., Austin, A. T., Sala, O. & Goldstein, G., Oct 15 2011, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 262, 8, p. 1360-1369 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bamboo
bamboos
tropical forests
understory
flowering
2010
5 Citations (Scopus)

Recommendations for interdisciplinary study of tipping points in natural and social systems

Jordan, T. E., Sala, O., Stafford, S. G., Bubier, J. L., Crittenden, J. C., Cutter, S. L., Kay, A. C., Libecap, G. D., Moore, J. C., Rabalais, N. N., Shepherd, J. M. & Travis, J., Apr 20 2010, In : Eos. 91, 16, p. 143-144 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental research
environmental education
human activity
social system
recommendation
49 Citations (Scopus)

Size of precipitation pulses controls nitrogen transformation and losses in an arid Patagonian ecosystem

Yahdjian, L. & Sala, O., 2010, In : Ecosystems. 13, 4, p. 575-585 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystems
Nitrogen
Nitrates
Rain
nitrates
496 Citations (Scopus)

The origins of C4 Grasslands: Integrating evolutionary and ecosystem science

Edwards, E. J., Osborne, C. P., Strömberg, C. A. E., Smith, S. A., Bond, W. J., Christin, P. A., Cousins, A. B., Duvall, M. R., Fox, D. L., Freckleton, R. P., Ghannoum, O., Hartwell, J., Huang, Y., Janis, C. M., Keeley, J. E., Kellogg, E. A., Knapp, A. K., Leakey, A. D. B., Nelson, D. M., Saarela, J. M. & 5 others, Sage, R. F., Sala, O., Salamin, N., Still, C. J. & Tipple, B., Apr 30 2010, In : Science. 328, 5978, p. 587-591 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystem
Photosynthesis
Poaceae
Research
Grassland
2009
16 Citations (Scopus)

Cover is a good predictor of aboveground biomass in arid systems

Flombaum, P. & Sala, O., Jun 2009, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 73, 6-7, p. 597-598 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

aboveground biomass
236 Citations (Scopus)

Multidimensional evaluation of managed relocation

Richardson, D. M., Hellmann, J. J., McLachlan, J. S., Sax, D. F., Schwartz, M. W., Gonzalez, P., Brennan, E. J., Camacho, A., Root, T. L., Sala, O., Schneider, S. H., Ashe, D. M., Clark, J. R., Early, R., Etterson, J. R., Fielder, E. D., Gill, J. L., Minteer, B., Polasky, S., Safford, H. D. & 2 others, Thompson, A. R. & Vellend, M., Jun 16 2009, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 24, p. 9721-9724 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
Uncertainty
Decision Making
Social Values
Decision Trees
14 Citations (Scopus)

Now is the time for action: Transitions and tipping points in complex environmental systems

Stafford, S. G., Bartels, D. M., Begay-Campbell, S., Bubier, J. L., Crittenden, J. C., Cutter, S. L., Delaney, J. R., Jordan, T. E., Kay, A. C., Libecap, G. D., Moore, J. C., Rabalais, N. N., Rejeski, D., Sala, O., Shepherd, J. M. & Travis, J., Dec 1 2009, In : Environment. 52, 1, p. 38-45 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle