Global Change Biology

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Accepted Articles (Accepted, unedited articles published online and citable. The final edited and typeset version of record will appear in future.)

Edited by: Steve Long

Impact Factor: 8.224

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 1/42 (Biodiversity Conservation); 4/216 (Environmental Sciences); 6/141 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2486

Associated Title(s): GCB Bioenergy


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  1. Opinion

    1. Climate change and shrinking salamanders: Alternative mechanisms for changes in plethodontid salamander body size

      Grant M. Connette, John A. Crawford and William E. Peterman

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 JAN 2015 03:12AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12883

  2. Primary Research Articles

    1. The impact of ENSO on coral heat stress in the western equatorial Pacific

      Joan A. Kleypas, Frederic S. Castruccio, Enrique N. Curchitser and Elizabeth Mcleod

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JAN 2015 10:16AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12881

    2. Nitrogen yield advantage from grass-legume mixtures is robust over a wide range of legume proportions and environmental conditions

      M Suter, J Connolly, J. A Finn, R Loges, L Kirwan, M. T Sebastià and A Lüscher

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JAN 2015 01:04AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12880

    3. Climate change enhances primary production in the western antarctic peninsula

      Sébastien Moreau, Behzad Mostajir, Simon Bélanger, Irene R. Schloss, Martin Vancoppenolle, Serge Demers and Gustavo A. Ferreyra

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JAN 2015 12:59AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12878

    4. Tree growth variation in the tropical forest: understanding effects of temperature, rainfall and CO2

      Peter Schippers, Frank Sterck, Mart Vlam and Pieter A. Zuidema

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JAN 2015 12:52AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12877

    5. Large amounts of labile organic carbon in permafrost soils of Northern Alaska

      Carsten W. Mueller, Janet Rethemeyer, Jenny Kao-Kniffin, Sebastian Löppmann, Kenneth Hinkel and James Bockheim

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 JAN 2015 07:37AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12876

    6. A pan-Arctic synthesis of CH4 and CO2 production from anoxic soil incubations

      Claire Treat, Susan M. Natali, Jessica Ernakovich, Colleen M. Iversen, Massimo Lupascu, A. David McGuire, Richard J. Norby, Taniya Roy Chowdhury, Andreas Richter, Hana Šantrůčková, Christina Schädel, Edward A.G. Schuur, Victoria L. Sloan, Merritt R. Turetsky and Mark P. Waldrop

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 JAN 2015 06:20AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12875

    7. Hurricanes accelerated the Florida-Bahamas lionfish invasion

      Matthew W. Johnston and Sam J. Purkis

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 JAN 2015 06:06AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12874

    8. Potential for long-term transfer of DOC from riparian zones to streams in boreal catchments

      José l. J. Ledesma, Thomas Grabs, Kevin H. Bishop, Sherry L. Schiff and Stephan J. Köhler

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JAN 2015 06:11AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12872

    9. Change in terrestrial ecosystem water-use efficiency over the last three decades

      Mengtian Huang, Shilong Piao, Yan Sun, Philippe Ciais, Lei Cheng, Jiafu Mao, Ben Poulter, Xiaoying Shi, Zhenzhong Zeng and Yingping Wang

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JAN 2015 06:11AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12873

    10. Leaf and stem economics spectra drive diversity of functional plant traits in a dynamic global vegetation model

      B. Sakschewski, W. von Bloh, A. Boit, A. Rammig, J. Kattge, L. Poorter, J. Peñuelas and K. Thonicke

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JAN 2015 06:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12870

    11. Inclusion of ecologically based trait variation in plant functional types reduces the projected land carbon sink in an earth system model

      L.M. Verheijen, R. Aerts, V. Brovkin, J. Cavender-Bares, J.H.C. Cornelissen, J. Kattge and P.M. van Bodegom

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 JAN 2015 06:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12871

    12. Forecasted coral reef decline in marine biodiversity hotspots under climate change

      Patrice Descombes, Mary S. Wisz, Fabien Leprieur, Valerianio Parravicini, Christian Heine, Steffen M. Olsen, Didier Swingedouw, Michel Kulbicki, David Mouillot and Loïc Pellissier

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 JAN 2015 11:17PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12868

  3. Research ReviewS

    1. Cascading effects of climate extremes on vertebrate fauna through changes to low-latitude tree flowering and fruiting phenology

      Nathalie Butt, Leonie Seabrook, Martine Maron, Bradley S. Law, Terence P. Dawson, Jozef Syktus and Clive A. McAlpine

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JAN 2015 09:22AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12869

  4. Primary Research Articles

    1. Calcification is not the Achilles’ heel of cold-water corals in an acidifying ocean

      Riccardo Rodolfo-Metalpa, Paolo Montagna, Stefano Aliani, Mireno Borghini, Simonepietro Canese, Jason M. Hall-Spencer, Andy Foggo, Marco Milazzo, Marco Taviani and Fanny Houlbrèque

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 JAN 2015 02:32AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12867

    2. Testing the limits of resistance: a 19-yr study of Mediterranean grassland response to grazing regimes

      Marcelo Sternberg, Carly Golodets, Mario Gutman, Avi Perevolotsky, Eugene D. Ungar, Jaime Kigel and Zalmen Henkin

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 09:43AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12866

    3. Rain events decrease boreal peatland net CO2 uptake through reduced light availability

      Jelmer J. Nijp, Juul Limpens, Klaas Metselaar, Matthias Peichl, Mats B. Nilsson, Sjoerd E.A.T.M. van der Zee and Frank Berendse

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 09:26AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12864

    4. Increased heat requirement for leaf flushing in temperate woody species over 1980-2012: effects of chilling, precipitation and insolation

      Yongshuo H Fu, Shilong Piao, Yann Vitasse, Hongfang Zhao, Hans J. De Boeck, Qiang Liu, Hui Yang, Ulrich Weber, Heikki Hänninen and Ivan A Janssens

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 09:18AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12863

    5. The Contribution of Agriculture, Forestry and other Land Use activities to Global Warming, 1990-2012: Not as high as in the past

      Francesco N. Tubiello, Mirella Salvatore, Alessandro F. Ferrara, Simone Rossi, Riccardo Biancalani, Rocio D. Condor Golec, Sandro Federici, Heather Jacobs, Alessandro Flammini, Paolo Prosperi, Paola Cardenas, Josef Schmidhuber, Maria J. Sanz Sanchez, Pete Smith, Jo House and Nalin Srivastava

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 09:06AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12865

    6. Climate warming and agricultural stressors interact to determine stream macroinvertebrate community dynamics

      Jeremy J. Piggott, Colin R. Townsend and Christoph D. Matthaei

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 09:06AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12861

  5. Opinion

    1. Urgent need for warming experiments in tropical forests

      Molly A. Cavaleri, Sasha C. Reed, W. Kolby Smith and Tana E. Wood

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 08:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12860

  6. Primary Research Articles

    1. The linkages between photosynthesis, productivity, growth and biomass in lowland Amazonian forests

      Yadvinder Malhi, Christopher E. Doughty, Gregory R. Goldsmith, Daniel B. Metcalfe, Cécile A.J. Girardin, Toby R. Marthews, Jhon del Aguila-Pasquel, Luiz E.O.C. Aragão, Alejandro Araujo-Murakami, Paulo Brando, Antonio C. L.da Costa, Javier E. Silva-Espejo, Filio Farfán Amézquita, David R. Galbraith, Carlos A. Quesada, Wanderley Rocha, Norma Salinas-Revilla, Divino Silvério, Patrick Meir and Oliver L. Phillips

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 08:54AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12859

    2. Plant stomatal closure improves aphid feeding under elevated CO2

      Yucheng Sun, Huijuan Guo, Liang Yuan, Jianing Wei, Wenhao Zhang and Feng Ge

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 08:54AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12858

    3. Patterns of bird migration phenology in South Africa suggest northern hemisphere climate as the most consistent driver of change

      Elsa M. S. Bussière, Les G. Underhill and Res Altwegg

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 08:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12857

    4. The role of vegetation-microclimate feedback in promoting shrub encroachment in the northern Chihuahuan desert

      Yufei He, Paolo D'Odorico and Stephan F.J. De Wekker

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 JAN 2015 08:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12856

    5. Design and performance of combined infrared canopy and belowground warming in the B4WarmED (Boreal Forest Warming at an Ecotone in Danger) experiment

      Roy L. Rich, Artur Stefanski, Rebecca A. Montgomery, Sarah E. Hobbie, Bruce A. Kimball and Peter B. Reich

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 JAN 2015 08:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12855

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      Decrease in water clarity of the southern and central North Sea during the 20th-century

      E. Capuzzo, D. Stephens, T. Silva, J. Barry and R. M. Forster

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 JAN 2015 08:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12854

    7. Integrating physiological threshold experiments with climate modeling to project mangrove species’ range expansion

      Kyle C. Cavanaugh, John D. Parker, Susan C. Cook-Patton, Ilka C. Feller, A. Park Williams and James R. Kellner

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 DEC 2014 09:46AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12843

    8. Charcoal-inferred Holocene fire and vegetation history linked to drought periods in the Democratic Republic of Congo

      Wannes Hubau, Jan Van den Bulcke, Joris Van Acker and Hans Beeckman

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 DEC 2014 01:02AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12844

    9. Greater deciduous shrub abundance extends tundra peak season and increases modeled net CO2 uptake

      Shannan K. Sweet, Kevin L. Griffin, Heidi Steltzer, Laura Gough and Natalie T. Boelman

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 DEC 2014 01:52AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12852

  7. Technical Advances

    1. Moss δ13C: an accurate proxy for past water environments in polar regions

      Jessica Bramley-Alves, Wolfgang Wanek, Kristine French and Sharon A. Robinson

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 DEC 2014 02:22AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12848

  8. Primary Research Articles

    1. Significant non-symbiotic nitrogen fixation in Patagonian ombrotrophic bogs

      K.H. Knorr, M.A. Horn and W. Borken

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 DEC 2014 09:26AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12849

    2. Resilience and tipping points of an exploited fish population over six decades

      Paraskevas Vasilakopoulos and C. Tara Marshall

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 DEC 2014 07:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12845

    3. Experimental climate warming alters aspen and birch phytochemistry and performance traits for an outbreak insect herbivore

      Mary A. Jamieson, Ezra G. Schwartzberg, Kenneth F. Raffa, Peter B. Reich and Richard L. Lindroth

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 DEC 2014 10:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12842

    4. Seasonal weather patterns drive population vital rates and persistence in a stream fish

      Yoichiro Kanno, Benjamin H. Letcher, Nathaniel P. Hitt, David A. Boughton, John E.B. Wofford and Elise F. Zipkin

      Accepted manuscript online: 18 DEC 2014 03:11PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12837

  9. Letters to Editors

    1. Letter to the Editor on “Pyrogenic organic matter production from wildfires: a missing sink in the global carbon cycle”

      Sharon A. Billings and William H. Schlesinger

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 DEC 2014 10:10AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12836

  10. Original Articles

    1. Associational susceptibility in broccoli: mediated by plant volatiles, impeded by ozone

      Tao Li and James D. Blande

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 DEC 2014 06:36AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12835

  11. Primary Research Articles

    1. Human pressures predict species’ geographic range size better than biological traits

      Moreno Di Marco and Luca Santini

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 DEC 2014 06:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12834

    2. Microbial models with data-driven parameters predict stronger soil carbon responses to climate change

      Oleksandra Hararuk, Matthew J. Smith and Yiqi Luo

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 DEC 2014 09:44AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12827

  12. Research Reviews

    1. A review and meta-analysis of the effects of multiple abiotic stressors on marine embryos and larvae

      Rachel Przeslawski, Maria Byrne and Camille Mellin

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 DEC 2014 08:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12833

  13. Primary Research Articles

    1. Detecting long-term growth trends using tree rings: A critical evaluation of methods

      Richard L. Peters, Peter Groenendijk, Mart Vlam and Pieter A. Zuidema

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 DEC 2014 10:38PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12826

    2. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
      Response of wheat growth, grain yield and water use to elevated CO2 under a Free Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) experiment and modelling in a semi-arid environment

      Garry J O'Leary, Brendan Christy, James Nuttall, Neil Huth, Davide Cammarano, Claudio Stöckle, Bruno Basso, Iurii Shcherbak, Glenn Fitzgerald, Qunying Luo, Immaculada Farre-Codina, Jairo Palta and Senthold Asseng

      Accepted manuscript online: 5 DEC 2014 10:29PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12830

    3. Temporal patterns in adult salmon migration timing across Southeast Alaska

      Ryan P. Kovach, Stephen C. Ellison, Sanjay Pyare and David A. Tallmon

      Accepted manuscript online: 5 DEC 2014 10:29PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12829

    4. Directionality of recent bird distribution shifts and climate change in Great Britain

      Simon Gillings, Dawn E. Balmer and Robert J. Fuller

      Accepted manuscript online: 5 DEC 2014 08:16AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12823

  14. Research Reviews

    1. Observing terrestrial ecosystems and the carbon cycle from space

      David Schimel, Ryan Pavlick, Joshua B. Fisher, Gregory P. Asner, Sassan Saatchi, Philip Townsend, Charles Miller, Christian Frankenberg, Kathy Hibbard and Peter Cox

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 DEC 2014 03:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12822

  15. Primary Research Articles

    1. No evidence that elevated CO2 gives tropical lianas an advantage over tropical trees

      David C. Marvin, Klaus Winter, Robyn J. Burnham and Stefan A. Schnitzer

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 DEC 2014 03:08AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12820

  16. Opinion

    1. Mind the gap: non-biological processes contributing to soil CO2 efflux

      Ana Rey

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 DEC 2014 11:41PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12821

  17. Primary Research Articles

    1. Measured and modeled interactive effects of potassium deficiency and water deficit on gross primary productivity and light use efficiency in Eucalyptus grandis plantations

      Mathias Christina, Guerric Le Maire, Patricia Battie-Laclau, Yann Nouvellon, Jean-Pierre Bouillet, Christophe Jourdan, José Leonardo de Moraes Gonçalves and Jean-Paul Laclau

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 NOV 2014 09:14AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12817

  18. Response to Editor

    1. Resilience and the reliability of spectral entropy to assess ecosystem stability

      Wanda De Keersmaecker, Stef Lhermitte, Laurent Tits, Olivier Honnay, Ben Somers and Pol Coppin

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 NOV 2014 09:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12799

  19. Primary Research Articles

    1. Rapid carbon turnover beneath shrub and tree vegetation is associated with low soil carbon stocks at a sub-arctic treeline

      Thomas C. Parker, Jens-Arne Subke and Philip A. Wookey

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 NOV 2014 07:19AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12793

    2. Experimental warming alters spring phenology of certain plant functional groups in an early-successional forest community

      C.R. Rollinson and M.W. Kaye

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 JAN 2012 03:46PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02612.x

  20. Original Articles

    1. Yield vs. quality trade-offs for wheat in response to carbon dioxide and ozone

      Håkan Pleijel and Johan Uddling

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 JUL 2011 02:52AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02489.x


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