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2016 TES/SBR Joint Investigators Meeting: Individual Abstract PDFs

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Abramoff, Rose Minerals control soil decomposition and organic carbon accumulation over decadal timescales: A modeling analysis
Agarwal, Deb AmeriFlux Carbon Flux Data System
Andres, Robert Toward a More Nuanced Understanding of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Fossil Fuel Combustion: Highlights of the Last Year of TES Funding
Andresen, Christian Wetter or drier? A model intercomparison of soil moisture and runoff predictions in permafrost landscapes
Arora, Bhavna Flood Plain Modeling: Hydrological, Biogeochemical, and Microbial Controls on Carbon and Nitrogen Fluxes

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Bailey, Vanessa Pore- to Core-Scale Research to Inform Ecosystem-Scale Soil C Biogeochemistry
Bargar, John SLAC SFA: Mechanistic linkages between floodplain critical element and contaminant redox cycles
Bargar, John SLAC SFA: Coupled cycling of organic matter, uranium, and biogeochemical critical elements in subsurface systems
Beller, Harry Using strain-resolved metatranscriptomic analysis to highlight active biogeochemical processes in the subsurface
Belnap, Jayne Dryland feedbacks to future climate: Strong interactions among climate, biota, carbon cycling, and energy balance
Biraud, Sebastien AmeriFlux Management Project Tech Team
Bolton, W. Robert Conceptualization of Intermediate- to Large-scale Parameter Estimation of Landscape Transitions Using Proper Orthogonal Decomposition (POD) Techniques
Boyanov, Maxim The effect of surfaces and ligands on the reduction and reoxidation reactions of U studied in mixed-batch reactors and flow-through columns
Breen, Amy The Alaska Arctic Vegetation Archive: A report on the status of the Arctic Vegetation Archive and an application in northern Alaska
Brodie, Eoin Genome-enabled modeling of microbial biogeochemistry using a trait-based approach. Does increasing metabolic complexity increase predictive capabilities?
Brodie, Eoin LBNL Terrestrial Ecosystem Science SFA - Impact of warming on microbiology and carbon cycling in deep soils.
Brooks, Scott Periphyton Biofilms Generate Methylmercury in a Contaminated Creek System

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Cabugao, Kristine Grace Tree species influences phosphatase activity and microbial community composition
Cardon, Zoe Modeling the impact of hydraulic redistribution on carbon fluxes and storage using CLM4.5 at four AmeriFlux Sites
Carroll, Rosemary Building Observational Networks for Hydrologic Characterization of the Snow-Dominated SFA East River Watershed Study Site
Catalano, Jeffrey Evaluating Trace Metal Limitations on Methane Fluxes in Terrestrial Ecosystems
Cavaleri, Molly Tropical Response to Altered Climate Experiment (TRACE): adventures in warming a wet tropical forest in Puerto Rico
Chambers, Jeff Next Generation Ecosystem Experiments–Tropics Project Overview
Chen, Hongmei High-Resolution Mass Spectrometric Analyses of Mercury-DOM Complexation and Cellular Response of Geobacter sulfurreducens PCA Following its hgcAB Gene Deletion
Chen, Xingyuan Field-scale Modeling of Hydrologic and Biogeochemcial Dynamics in the Hyporheic Zone of the Columbia River along the Hanford Reach
Condon, Laura Assessing groundwater surface water interactions using an integrated hydrologic model of the Continental US

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Danczak, Robert Snowmelt-induced hydrologic shifts drive biogeochemical and ecological processes in hyporheic zone environments
Davies, Stuart From leaf to ecosystem level: controls of transpiration in seasonal tropical forests across a rainfall gradient
Dong, Wenming Subsurface carbon inventories and fluxes in a semi-arid region floodplain, Rifle Colorado
Dwivedi, Dipankar Testing Code Interoperability and Productivity on Modeling Integrated Surface- Subsurface Water Flow and Biogeochemical Cycling in the Hyporheic Zone – IDEAS Use Case 1
Dye, Dennis Understanding the Response of Photosynthetic Metabolism in Tropical Forests to Seasonal Climate Variations

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Eissenstat, David Topographic Controls on Soil Respiration and Fine Root Distribution at the Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory

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Fan, Zhaosheng Characterizing Organic Matter Lability In Alaskan Tundra Soils Using Mid-Infrared Spectroscopy
Fendorf, Scott SLAC SFA: Molecular controls over uranium mobility in organic-rich sediments
Fendorf, Scott Spatial Variation in Microbial Processes Controlling Carbon Mineralization within Soils and Sediments
Finzi, Adrien C. Measuring and modeling CO2 and CH4 flux in response to experimental manipulations of temperature and atmospheric CO2 in a black SPRUCE peatland
Fisher, Rosie Vegetation demographics in Earth System Models: Capturing tropical forest response to novel disturbance regimes
Foster, Lauren Development of multiple simulation capabilities to model hydrologic partitioning and biogeochemical cycling at the Berkeley Lab’s East River Field Site
Fox, Patricia Chemical Characterization and Release Dynamics of Sediment Associated Organic Matter at the Rifle, Co Field Site
Francis, Christopher SLAC SFA: Diversity and biogeography of subsurface nitrogen-cycling communities at uranium-contaminated DOE legacy sites in the upper Colorado River Basin

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Genereux, David Regional groundwater systems convey deep crustal carbon into rainforest water, air, and plants in Costa Rica
Gill, Allison Effect of belowground warming on surface methane and CO2 fluxes from a boreal black spruce peatland
Graham, David Biogeochemical Controls on Microbial CO2 and CH4 Production Across Polygonal Arctic Soils and Permafrost
Griffiths, Natalie Peatland porewater chemistry responses to deep peat and whole-ecosystem warming
Gu, Baohua Anaerobic Mercury Methylation and Demethylation by Geobacter bemidjiensis Bem, and factors affecting methylmercury export and distribution
Gu, Lianhong Testing a land model in ecosystem functional space via a comparison of observed and modeled ecosystem flux responses to precipitation regimes and associated stresses in a central USA forest

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Hanson, Paul ORNL’s Terrestrial Ecosystem Science – Scientific Focus Area (TES SFA) A 2016 Overview
Harp, Dylan Fine-scale modeling of permafrost using the Arctic Terrestrial Simulator
Heinz, Susan Implementing a Shared Project Management Strategy across NGEE-Arctic and NGEE-Tropics
Hess, Nancy EMSL: A DOE Scientific User Facility for Terrestrial and Subsurface Science Research
Hicks Pries, Caitlin Soil depths respond differently to in situ warming
Hinkle, Ross Carbon Dynamics of the Greater Everglades Watershed and Implications of Climate Change
Hodgkins, Suzanne Latitudinal Differences in Peatland Organic Chemistry observed by FTIR, UV/Vis Absorption, and Fluorescence Spectroscopies
Hoffman, Forrest Forecasting Pan-Tropical Ecological Impacts of the 2015 El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO)
Hofmockel, Kirsten Microbial Response to Deep Peat Heating
Holm, Jennifer Vegetation demographics in Earth System Models: Capturing tropical forest response to novel disturbance regimes
Hook, Les ORNL’s TES SFA Data Acquisition, Quality Assurance, and Archiving to Support Modeling and Synthesis Tasks
Hopple, Anya How does deep warming of a peatland affect methane production?
Hou, Zhangshuan (jason) Facies Delineation at Local and Reach Scales
Huang, Maoyi Quantifying Reach-scale Dynamics of Groundwater-Surface Water Exchange and Land-Atmosphere Interactions along the Columbia River Shoreline through Model-Data Integration
Hubbard, Susan Berkely Lab Watershed Function SFA: Biogeochemical Dynamics from Genome to Watershed Scales

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Iversen, Colleen Introducing FRED: A growing Fine-Root Ecology Database J
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Jardine, Kolby Disentangling temperature-driven influences to water and carbon plant physiological processes in the Central Amazon during the 2015/16 El Niño
Jastrow, Julie Bioavailable Carbon and the Relative Degradation State of Organic Matter in Active Layer and Permafrost Soils
Johnson, Jeffrey Interoperable software for integrated watershed scale models
Johnson, Tim Model-driven hydro-geophysical characterization of the groundwater-surface water interaction zone
Johs, Alexander Insights into the Biochemistry of Microbial Mercury Methylation

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Keeling, Ralph Atmospheric signatures of large-scale variations in the isotopic fractionation of terrestrial photosynthesis
Keiluweit, Marco Functional Aerobic-Anaerobic Metabolic Heterogeneity within Soils
Keller, Jason Warming effects on peat column CH4 dynamics in a Minnesota bog
Kemner, Ken The Argonne National Laboratory Subsurface Biogeochemical Research Program SFA: Fe and S Biogeochemistry in Redox Dynamic Environments
Kersting, Annie LLNL's Subsurface Biogeochemistry of Actinides SFA
Killeffer, Terri The NGEE Arctic Data Archive: Data Sharing, DOI Services, and Modeling Archive
King, Anthony Functional Unit Testing in the Investigation of Black Spruce Foliar Dark Respiration
Kluber, Laurel Microbial Response to the SPRUCE Deep Peat Heating Experiment
Kostka, Joel The response of belowground carbon turnover and heterotrophic microbial communities to warming in peatlands at the ecosystem scale.
Kumar, Jitendra Characterizing biotic and abiotic properties of landscape and their implications for ecohydrological processes across scales

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Lee, Jung-Eun Collaborative Research on Ecophysiological controls on Amazonian precipitation seasonality and variability
Léger, Emmanuel Quantifying the Distribution of Soil and Permafrost Properties and Their Linkage with Landscape Properties in Arctic Tundra Ecosystem
Leung, L. Ruby Modeling hydrologic processes in the Amazon: Comparison of hydrologic variability in a hierarchy of model simulations
Lin, John Scaling biospheric CO2 fluxes in the Western U.S. from site to region using the Community Land Model
Litvak, Marcy Determining the Impact of Forest Mortality in Semi-Arid Woodlands on Local and Regional Carbon Dynamics
Liu, Yuanyuan Fine Scale Biogeochemical Processes in Hyporheic Zone Sediments
Liu, Chongxuan Functional Enzyme-based Metabolic Models for Simulating Biogeochemical Processes
Lu, Meng Shrinking stems of marsh plant under elevated carbon dioxide

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Maher, Kate A multiscale approach to modeling carbon cycling within a high-elevation watershed
Mao, Jiafu A framework for the detection and attribution of terrestrial ecosystem dynamics
Matamala, Roser Mid infrared spectral properties of northern soils across a latitudinal transect in Alaska
Matheus Carnevali, Paula Variability in microbial community structure and function across and among meanders in the East River SFA Watershed Study Site
Mayes, Melanie Improving Soil C Dynamic Models Through the Incorporation of Microbial Processes
Mcclellan, Matthew Carbon Dynamics of the Greater Everglades Watershed and Implications of Climate Change
Mcdowell, Nate NGEE-Tropics El Nino and drought impacts research
Mcfarlane, Karis Terrestrial Carbon Cycling: Insights Gained through Radiocarbon Analysis and Interpretation at SPRUCE, NGEE-Arctic, and AmeriFlux
Mcinnes, Lois Interoperable Design of Extreme­scale Application Software (IDEAS): Software development methodologies that enhance scientific productivity
Megonigal, Pat Coastal Wetland Carbon Sequestration in a Warmer Climate
Mishra, Bhoopesh Abiotic redox dynamics between Hg and Mn
Moore, Jessica Roots stimulate carbon cycling while mycorrhizae stimulate nitrogen cycling in a boreal upland forest

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Neumann, Rebecca Methane Flux and Oxidation in a Thermokarst Bog in Interior Alaska: The Role of Plants
Newcomer, Michelle Exploring climate controls on hyporheic zone dynamics and feedbacks between sediment distribution, riverbed bioclogging, infiltration, and microbial CO2 production
Newman, Brent Understanding Lateral Hydrological Flow Paths in the Arctic Coastal Plain
Norby, Richard Photosynthetic parameters of diverse woody species in Panama are correlated with foliar nitrogen and phosphorus content

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O'loughlin, Edward Effects of soluble electron shuttles on microbial Fe(III) reduction and methanogenesis in wetland sediments

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Painter, Scott A multiscale strategy for process-rich, microtopography-aware simulations of thermal hydrology in polygonal tundra
Painter, Scott Exposure-time based approach for modeling mercury transport and transformation in low-order streams
Parks, Jerry Probing Electrochemistry and Chemical Equilibria with Computational Chemistry: Corrinoids Related to Mercury Methylation
Pasa-Tolic, Ljiljana Exploring the Soil Microbiome and Elemental Cycling via Advanced Mass Spectrometry at EMSL
Pierce, Eric Biogeochemical Transformations at Critical Interfaces Science Focus Area: An Overview
Porras, Rachel Synthetic Mineral-Organo Associations in Soil: Vulnerability of Mineral Associated Carbon to Microbial Decomposition with Depth
Powell, Brian Understanding Technetium Transport in Porous Media with Batch Geochemical Tests, 4D Emission Imaging Experiments and Modeling Studies
Powell, Brian Development of a Self-Consistent Model of Plutonium Sorption: Quantification of Sorption Enthalpy and Ligand-Promoted Dissolution
Powell, Brian The influence of plant and microbial exudates on radionuclide mobility in subsurface environments
Powers, Jennifer Extrapolating carbon dynamics of seasonally dry tropical forests across geographic scales and into future climates: improving simulation models with empirical observations

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Raczka, Brett An observational constraint on stomatal function in forests: evaluating coupled carbon and water vapor exchange with carbon isotopes in the Community Land Model (CLM 4.5)
Raff, Jonathan Towards a Mechanistic Understanding of Land-Atmosphere Interactions of Reactive Oxides of Nitrogen
Ricciuto, Daniel A new model intercomparison at SPRUCE
Richardson, Curtis The Role of Phenolic Compounds, Aromatics and Black Carbon Controls on Decomposition, GHG losses in Peatlands Along a Latitudinal Gradient from Minnesota to Panama
Rivers, Adam The DOE Joint Genome Institute: A dedicated user facility for environmental & energy genomics
Roden, Eric Composition and Metabolic Activity of Columbia River SIZ Microbial Communities in Relation to Habitat and DOC Source
Rowland, Joel The flux of soil organic carbon into arctic rivers from river bank erosion

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Principal Investigator Abstract Title
Santschi, Peter H Collaborative Research: Natural Organic Matter And Microbial Controls On Mobilization/Immobilization Of I And Pu In Soils And Waters Affected By Radionuclide Releases In USA And Japan
SBIR Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) abstract
Schafer, Karina Canopy water use efficiency before, during and after gypsy moth attack in an upland forest in the New Jersey Pine Barrens
Scheibe, Timothy Hybrid Multiscale Simulation of Hydro-Biogeochemical Processes in the Groundwater-Surface Water Interaction Zone
Schmidt, Andres Project title: Carbon cycle dynamics in Oregon’s urban-suburban-forested-agricultural landscapes
Schuur, Ted The impact of permafrost carbon loss on the carbon balance of an experimentally warmed tundra ecosystem
Shi, Yuning Using a spatially-distributed hydrologic biogeochemistry model to study the spatial variation of carbon processes in a Critical Zone Observatory
Shi, Xiaoying Representing northern peatland hydrology and biogeochemistry with the Community Land Model
Slette, Ingrid Characterizing rooting depth distribution and nitrogen acquisition by dominant tundra plant species
Stegen, James Linkages among Geophysical Facies, Microbial Composition, Biogeochemical Rates, and Seasonal Hydrology in the Hyporheic Zone
Strand, Allan Inducing and characterizing root senescence through anatomical, chemical, and transcriptional approaches.

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Tokunaga, Tetsu Deep vadose zone respiration contributions to CO2 fluxes from a semi-arid floodplain
Torn, Margaret Berkeley Lab Terrestrial Ecosystem Science SFA: Belowground carbon cycling
Torn, Margaret The AmeriFlux Management Project
Trowbridge, Amy Net bVOC emissions from a mixed hardwood forest floor: Importance of species composition and belowground processes in driving seasonal dynamics

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Varadharajan, Charuleka Agile data management and synthesis for heterogeneous, multiscale watershed datasets
Varadharajan, Charuleka Development and management of tropical forest datasets for model simulation and benchmarking
Vaughn, Lydia Soil carbon inputs and ecosystem respiration: a field priming experiment in Arctic coastal tundra
Visser, Ate Applications of Isotope and Noble Gas Analyses for Water Resources Management

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Wainwright, Haruko Above and Below-Ground Geophysical Characterization of Watershed Structure and Functioning
Waldo, Nicholas Using Optical Oxygen Sensors and Targeted Microbial Analyses to Examine Methane Dynamics in the Boreal Rhizosphere
Walker, Anthony Global sensitivity analysis of a leaf photosynthesis model composed of multiple competing hypotheses
Wallenstein, Matthew Tracking the fate of Arctic carbon: will shrub expansion result in a loss of soil carbon?
Wang, Dali Building A Virtual Ecosystem Dynamic Model for Root Research
Warren, Jeff Ecophysiology and water relations of woody plants within an Picea-Sphagnum ombrotrophic bog
Weston, David Insights into Sphagnum physiology and the associated microbiome at SPRUCE
Wieder, Will Benchmarking and improving microbial-explicit soil biogeochemistry models
Williams, Kenneth From Rifle to RMBL: MODEX activities at Berkeley Lab’s East River Watershed Study Site
Wullschleger, Stan Next-Generation Ecosystems Experiment (NGEE Arctic): Progress and Plans

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Xu, Chonggang Toward a better prediction of water stress on vegetation dynamics in Earth System Models

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Yabusaki, Steve Rifle Floodplain Water Table Dynamics: Biogeochemical Cycling and Uranium Mobility
Yang, Yu Systematic Investigation of the Biogeochemical Stability of Iron Oxide-Bound Organic Carbon: Linking Redox Cycles and Carbon Persistence
Yang, Ziming Influences of climate warming on labile organic carbon transformation and mercury methylation in saturated tundra from Barrow, Alaska
Yang, Xiaojuan Improve the representation of phosphorus availability and uptake in land surface models
Ye, Ming Computational Bayesian Framework for Quantification of Predictive Uncertainty in Environmental Modeling

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Zachara, John Pacific Northwest National Laboratory SFA: Hydro-Biogeochemical Process Dynamics in the Groundwater-Surface Water Interaction Zone
Zhu, Qing Linkage between root competitive traits and tundra nitrogen uptake patterns

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Principal Investigator Abstract Title
  Effects of atmospheric warming and precipitation reduction on the interaction between carbon and nitrogen in forest ecosystems

 

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