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. Primary Research Articles

    1. The smell of change: warming affects species interactions mediated by chemical information

      Arnaud Sentis, Felipe Ramon-Portugal, Jacques Brodeur and Jean-Louis Hemptinne

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 MAR 2015 02:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12932

    2. Thermal acclimation modulates the impacts of temperature and enrichment on trophic interaction strengths and population dynamics

      Arnaud Sentis, Julie Morisson and David S. Boukal

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 MAR 2015 09:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12931

    3. Modelling both dominance and species distribution provides a more complete picture of changes to mangrove ecosystems under climate change

      Beth Crase, Peter A. Vesk, Adam Liedloff and Wintle A Brendan

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 MAR 2015 09:21PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12930

    4. Revealing hidden evolutionary capacity to cope with global change

      Evatt Chirgwin, Keyne Monro, Carla M. Sgro and Dustin J. Marshall

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 MAR 2015 07:46AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12929

  2. Opinions

    1. Multi-level ecological fitting: indirect life cycles are not a barrier to host switching and invasion

      Miriama Malcicka, Salvatore J. Agosta and Jeffrey A. Harvey

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 MAR 2015 11:22PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12928

  3. Primary Research Articles

    1. Changing fitness of a necrotrophic plant pathogen under increasing temperature

      Rosalie Sabburg, Friday Obanor, Elizabeth Aitken and Sukumar Chakraborty

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 MAR 2015 01:11AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12927

  4. Letters to the Editors

    1. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
  5. Research Reviews

    1. Nitrous oxide fluxes in estuarine environments: Response to global change

      Rachel H. Murray, Dirk V. Erler and Bradley D. Eyre

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 MAR 2015 01:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12923

  6. Primary Research Articles

    1. Phenological plasticity will not help all species adapt to climate change

      Anne Duputié, Alexis Rutschmann, Ophélie Ronce and Isabelle Chuine

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 MAR 2015 02:54AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12914

  7. Research Reviews

    1. Effects of climate extremes on the terrestrial carbon cycle: concepts, processes and potential future impacts

      Dorothea Frank, Markus Reichstein, Michael Bahn, David Frank, Miguel D Mahecha, Pete Smith, Kirsten Thonicke, Marijn van der Velde, Sara Vicca, Flurin Babst, Christian Beer, Nina Buchmann, Josep G Canadell, Philippe Ciais, Wolfgang Cramer, Andreas Ibrom, Franco Miglietta, Ben Poulter, Anja Rammig, Sonia I Seneviratne, Ariane Walz, Martin Wattenbach, Miguel A Zavala and Jakob Zscheischler

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 MAR 2015 02:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12916

    2. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
      Riparian plant community responses to increased flooding: a meta-analysis

      Annemarie G. Garssen, Annette Baattrup-Pedersen, Laurentius A.C.J. Voesenek, Jos T. A. Verhoeven and Merel B. Soons

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 MAR 2015 10:13AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12921

  8. Primary Research Articles

    1. Temperature alone does not explain phenological variation of diverse temperate plants under experimental warming

      Renée M. Marchin, Carl F. Salk, William A. Hoffmann and Robert R. Dunn

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 MAR 2015 04:33AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12919

    2. Spatial and topographic trends in forest expansion and biomass change, from regional to local scales

      Brian Buma and Tara M. Barrett

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 MAR 2015 03:15AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12915

    3. Rapid adjustment of bird community compositions to local climatic variations and its functional consequences

      Pierre Gaüzère, Frédéric Jiguet and Vincent Devictor

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 MAR 2015 02:18AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12917

    4. From forest to cropland and pasture systems: a critical review of soil organic carbon stocks changes in Amazonia

      Kenji Fujisaki, Anne-Sophie Perrin, Thierry Desjardins, Martial Bernoux, Luiz Carlos Balbino and Michel Brossard

      Accepted manuscript online: 26 FEB 2015 08:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12906

    5. Antecedent moisture and temperature conditions modulate the response of ecosystem respiration to elevated CO2 and warming

      Edmund M. Ryan, Kiona Ogle, Tamara J. Zelikova, Dan R. LeCain, David G. Williams, Jack A. Morgan and Elise Pendall

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2015 02:38AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12910

    6. Regional-scale directional changes in abundance of tree species along a temperature gradient in Japan

      Satoshi N. Suzuki, Masae I. Ishihara and Amane Hidaka

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2015 02:38AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12911

    7. Twenty-five years of change in southern African passerine diversity: non-climatic factors of change

      Guillaume Péron and Res Altwegg

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2015 02:34AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12909

    8. Lignin decomposition is sustained under fluctuating redox conditions in humid tropical forest soils

      Steven J. Hall, Whendee L. Silver, Vitaliy I. Timokhin and Kenneth E. Hammel

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 FEB 2015 02:33AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12908

    9. Anthropogenic nitrogen deposition enhances carbon sequestration in boreal soils

      Nadia I. Maaroufi, Annika Nordin, Niles J. Hasselquist, Lisbet H. Bach, Kristin Palmqvist and Michael J. Gundale

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 FEB 2015 11:22AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12904

    10. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
      Losses of soil carbon by converting tropical forest to plantations: Erosion and decomposition estimated by δ13C

      Thomas Guillaume, Damris Muhammad and Yakov Kuzyakov

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 FEB 2015 03:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12907

    11. The Fate of Amazonian Ecosystems over the Coming Century Arising from Changes in Climate, Atmospheric CO2 and Land-use

      Ke Zhang, Andrea D de Almeida Castanho, David R. Galbraith, Sanaz Moghim, Naomi Levine, Rafael L. Bras, Michael Coe, Marcos H. Costa, Yadvinder Malhi, Marcos Longo, Ryan G. Knox, Shawna McKnight, Jingfeng Wang and Paul R. Moorcroft

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 FEB 2015 09:36AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12903

    12. Modelling the influence of predicted future climate change on the risk of wind damage within New Zealand's planted forests

      John R. Moore and Michael S. Watt

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 FEB 2015 01:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12900

    13. Oxygen limitations on marine animal distributions and the collapse of epibenthic community structure during shoaling hypoxia

      Jackson W.F. Chu and Verena Tunnicliffe

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2015 10:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12898

    14. Forest transitions in Eastern Europe and their effects on carbon budgets

      Tobias Kuemmerle , Jed O. Kaplan, Alexander V. Prishchepov, Ilya Rylskyy, Oleh Chaskovskyy, Vladimir S. Tikunov and Daniel Müller 

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 FEB 2015 10:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12897

    15. Testing local and global stressor impacts on a coastal foundation species using an ecologically realistic framework

      Brian S. Cheng, Jillian M. Bible, Andrew L. Chang, Matthew C. Ferner, Kerstin Wasson, Chela J. Zabin, Marilyn Latta, Anna Deck, Anne E. Todgham and Edwin D. Grosholz

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 FEB 2015 09:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12895

  9. Original Articles

    1. Stable carbon isotope analysis reveals widespread drought stress in boreal black spruce forests

      Xanthe J. Walker, Michelle C. Mack and Jill F. Johnstone

      Accepted manuscript online: 12 FEB 2015 07:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12893

  10. Response to Editor

    1. Pyrogenic organic matter produced during wildfires can act as a carbon sink – a reply to Billings & Schlesinger (2015)

      Cristina Santín, Stefan H. Doerr, Caroline M. Preston and Gil González-Rodríguez

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 FEB 2015 09:55AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12892

  11. Primary Research Articles

    1. The contribution of trees to ecosystem methane emissions in a temperate forested wetland

      Sunitha R. Pangala, Edward R.C. Hornibrook, David J. Gowing and Vincent Gauci

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 FEB 2015 02:24AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12891

    2. The timing of autumn senescence is affected by the time of spring phenology: implications for predictive models

      Trevor F. Keenan and Andrew D. Richardson

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 FEB 2015 08:53AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12890

    3. Modelling the impact of agricultural management on soil carbon stocks at the regional scale: the role of lateral fluxes

      Elisabet Nadeu, Anne Gobin, Peter Fiener, Bas van Wesemael and Kristof van Oost

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 FEB 2015 09:48AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12889

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

      Alan K. Knapp, David L. Hoover, Kevin R. Wilcox, Meghan L. Avolio, Sally E. Koerner, Kimberly J. La Pierre, Michael E. Loik, Yiqi Luo, Osvaldo E. Sala and Melinda D. Smith

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 FEB 2015 09:20AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12888

    5. Trait-based analysis of decline in plant species ranges during the 20th century: a regional comparison between the UK and Estonia

      Lauri Laanisto, Marek Sammul, Tiiu Kull, Petr Macek and Michael J. Hutchings

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 FEB 2015 07:08AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12887

    6. Soil carbon dynamics following land-use change varied with temperature and precipitation gradients: Evidence from stable isotopes

      Kerong Zhang, Haishan Dang, Quanfa Zhang and Xiaoli Cheng

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 FEB 2015 07:02AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12886

    7. Landscape fragmentation affects responses of avian communities to climate change

      Marta A. Jarzyna, William F. Porter, Brian A. Maurer, Benjamin Zuckerberg and Andrew O. Finley

      Accepted manuscript online: 2 FEB 2015 06:46AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12885

  12. 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

  13. 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. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

  14. 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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