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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

1 Scopus citations

Ecto- and endoparasitic nematodes respond differently across sites to changes in precipitation

Ankrom, K. E., Franco, A. L. C., Fonte, S. J., Gherardi, L. A., de Tomasel, C. M., Andriuzzi, W. S., Shaw, E. A., Sala, O. E. & Wall, D. H., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Oecologia.

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

Schreiner-McGraw, A. P., Vivoni, E., Ajami, H., Sala, O. E., Throop, H. & 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

2 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.

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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.

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Open Access
7 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.

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8 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.

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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

10 Scopus citations
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

15 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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9 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

56 Scopus citations
2015

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.

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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

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26 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.

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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.

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93 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.

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33 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.

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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.

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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.

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66 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.

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10 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.

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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.

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36 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.

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16 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.

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25 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.

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99 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.

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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.

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44 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.

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19 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.

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90 Scopus citations

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

Flombaum, P. & Sala, O., Feb 1 2012, In : Ecology. 93, 2, p. 227-234 8 p.

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10 Scopus citations

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 1 2012, In : BioScience. 62, 8, p. 732-743 12 p.

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120 Scopus citations

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., Jan 1 2012, In : Oecologia. 169, 2, p. 373-383 11 p.

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60 Scopus citations
2011

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.

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40 Scopus citations
2010

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

Jordan, T. E., Sala, O. E., 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.

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5 Scopus citations

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

Yahdjian, L. & Sala, O. E., May 28 2010, In : Ecosystems. 13, 4, p. 575-585 11 p.

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58 Scopus citations
2009

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.

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245 Scopus citations

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. E., Shepherd, J. M. & Travis, J., Dec 1 2009, In : Environment. 52, 1, p. 38-45 8 p.

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15 Scopus citations

Sheep grazing decreases organic carbon and nitrogen pools in the patagonian steppe: Combination of direct and indirect effects

Golluscio, R. A., Austin, A. T., García Martínez, G. C., Gonzalez-Polo, M., Sala, O. E. & Jackson, R. B., Jun 1 2009, In : Ecosystems. 12, 4, p. 686-697 12 p.

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72 Scopus citations

Solar UVB and warming affect decomposition and earthworms in a fen ecosystem in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Zaller, J. G., Caldwell, M. M., Flint, S. D., Ballaré, C. L., Scopel, A. L. & Sala, O. E., Sep 21 2009, In : Global Change Biology. 15, 10, p. 2493-2502 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2008

Climate change impacts on South American rangelands

Yahdjian, L. & Sala, O., 2008, In : Rangelands. 30, 3, p. 34-39 6 p.

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13 Scopus citations

Does drought control emergence and survival of grass seedlings in semi-arid rangelands?. An example with a Patagonian species

Cipriotti, P. A., Flombaum, P., Sala, O. E. & Aguiar, M. R., Mar 1 2008, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 72, 3, p. 162-174 13 p.

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37 Scopus citations
21 Scopus citations