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

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 1/44 (Biodiversity Conservation); 3/223 (Environmental Sciences); 5/145 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2486

Associated Title(s): GCB Bioenergy


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  1. Primary Research Articles

    1. Scaling up the diversity-resilience relationship with trait databases and remote sensing data: the recovery of productivity after wildfire

      Marko J. Spasojevic, Christie A. Bahlai, Bethany A. Bradley, Bradley J. Butterfield, Mao-Ning Tuanmu, Seeta Sistla, Ruscena Wiederholt and Katharine N. Suding

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 NOV 2015 08:48AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13174

    2. Humpback whale diets respond to variance in ocean climate and ecosystem conditions in the California Current

      A H Fleming, C T Clark, J Calambokidis and J Barlow

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 NOV 2015 08:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13171

    3. Oxidative mitigation of aquatic methane emissions in large Amazonian rivers

      Henrique O. Sawakuchi, David Bastviken, André O. Sawakuchi, Nicholas D. Ward, Clovis D. Borges, Siu Mui Tsai, Jeffrey E. Richey, Maria Victoria R. Ballester and Alex V. Krusche

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 NOV 2015 08:43AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13169

    4. Do trace metals select for darker birds in urban areas?.An experimental exposure to lead and zinc

      M Chatelain, J Gasparini and A Frantz

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 NOV 2015 08:34AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13170

    5. Variability and evolution of global land surface phenology over the past three decades (1982-2012)

      I Garonna, R De Jong and M E Schaepman

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 NOV 2015 08:30AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13168

    6. Convergent Elevation Trends in Canopy Chemical Traits of Tropical Forests

      Gregory P. Asner and Roberta E. Martin

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 NOV 2015 01:38AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13164

    7. From richer to poorer: successful invasion by freshwater fishes depends on species richness of donor and recipient basins

      Daniel B. Fitzgerald, Michael Tobler and Kirk O. Winemiller

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 NOV 2015 01:36AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13165

    8. Quantifying Variety-specific Heat Resistance and the Potential for Adaptation to Climate Change

      Jesse Tack, Andrew Barkley, Trevor W. Rife, Jesse A. Poland and Lawton Lanier Nalley

      Accepted manuscript online: 18 NOV 2015 05:36AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13163

    9. A cross-biome synthesis of soil respiration and its determinants under simulated precipitation changes

      Lingli Liu, Xin Wang, Marc J. Lajeunesse, Guofang Miao, Shilong Piao, Shiqiang Wan, Yuxin Wu, Zhenghua Wang, Sen Yang, Ping Li and Meifeng Deng

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 NOV 2015 01:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13156

    10. Climate change and larval-transport in the ocean: Fractional effects from physical and physiological factors

      Matthew S. Kendall, Matt Poti and Kristopher B. Karnauskas

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 NOV 2015 01:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13159

  2. Opinion

    1. Integrating theory into disturbance interaction experiments to better inform ecosystem management

      C.N Foster, C.F Sato, D B Lindenmayer and P S Barton

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 NOV 2015 01:02AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13155

  3. Original Articles

    1. Canopy leaf area of a mature evergreen Eucalyptus woodland does not respond to elevated atmospheric [CO2] but tracks water availability

      Remko A. Duursma, Teresa E. Gimeno, Matthias M. Boer, Kristine Y. Crous, Mark G. Tjoelker and David S. Ellsworth

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 NOV 2015 10:11AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13151

  4. Primary Research Articles

    1. Drought and leaf herbivory influence floral volatiles and pollinator attraction

      Laura A. Burkle and Justin B. Runyon

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 NOV 2015 10:11AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13149

    2. Elevated carbon dioxide increases soil nitrogen and phosphorus availability in a phosphorus-limited Eucalyptus woodland

      Shun Hasegawa, Catriona A. Macdonald and Sally A. Power

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 NOV 2015 10:11AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13147

  5. Opinion

    1. Global environmental change effects on ecosystems: the importance of land-use legacies

      Michael P. Perring, Pieter De Frenne, Lander Baeten, Sybryn L. Maes, Leen Depauw, Haben Blondeel, Maria Mercedes Carón and Kris Verheyen

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 NOV 2015 10:06AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13146

  6. Primary Research Articles

    1. The relevance of food peak architecture in trophic interactions

      Emma Vatka, Markku Orell and Seppo Rytkönen

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 NOV 2015 07:46AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13144

    2. Agronomic improvements can make future cereal systems in South Asia far more productive and result in a lower environmental footprint

      J K Ladha, A N Rao, A Raman, A Tirol Padre, A Dobermann, M Gathala, V Kumar, Y S Sharawat, S Sharma, H P Piepho, M M Alam, R Liak, R Rajendran, C Kesava Reddy, R. Parsad, P C Sharma, S S Singh, A Saha and S Noor

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 NOV 2015 07:18AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13143

    3. Nitrogen enrichment weakens ecosystem stability through decreased species asynchrony and population stability in a temperate grassland

      Yunhai Zhang, Michel Loreau, Xiaotao Lü, Nianpeng He, Guangming Zhang and Xingguo Han

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 OCT 2015 03:39AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13140

    4. Model-specification uncertainty in future forest pest outbreak

      Yan Boulanger, David R. Gray, Barry J. Cooke and Louis De Grandpré

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 OCT 2015 03:38AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13142

    5. Land use change emission scenarios: anticipating a forest transition process in the Brazilian Amazon?

      Ana Paula Dutra Aguiar, Ima Célia Guimarães Vieira, Talita Oliveira Assis, Eloi L Dalla-Nora, Peter Mann de Toledo, Roberto Araújo de Oliveira Santos-Junior, Mateus Batistella, Andrea Santos Coelho, Elza Kawakami Savaget, Luiz Eduardo Oliveirae Cruz de Aragão, Carlos Afonso Nobre and Jean Pierre H. Ometto

      Accepted manuscript online: 29 OCT 2015 12:23AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13134

    6. An integrated pan-tropical biomass map using multiple reference datasets

      V Avitabile, M Herold, G B M Heuvelink, S L Lewis, O L Phillips, G P Asner, J Armston, P Asthon, L F Banin, N Bayol, N Berry, P Boeckx, B de Jong, B DeVries, C Girardin, E Kearsley, J A Lindsell, G Lopez-Gonzalez, R Lucas, Y Malhi, A Morel, E Mitchard, L Nagy, L Qie, M Quinones, C M Ryan, F Slik, T Sunderland, G Vaglio Laurin, R Valentini, H Verbeeck, A Wijaya and S Willcock

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 OCT 2015 10:40PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13139

    7. Comparing concentration-based (AOT40) and stomatal uptake (PODY) metrics for ozone risk assessment to European forests

      Alessandro Anav, Alessandra De Marco, Chiara Proietti, Andrea Alessandri, Alessandro Dell'Aquila, Irene Cionni, Pierre Friedlingstein, Dmitry Khvorostyanov, Laurent Menut, Elena Paoletti, Pierre Sicard, Stephen Sitch and Marcello Vitale

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 OCT 2015 10:26AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13138

    8. Micrometeorological measurements over 3 years reveal differences in N2O emissions between annual and perennial crops

      Diego Abalos, Shannon E. Brown, Andrew C. Vanderzaag, Robert J. Gordon, Kari E. Dunfield and Claudia Wagner-Riddle

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 OCT 2015 10:26AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13137

    9. Changes in seasonal climate outpace compensatory density-dependence in eastern brook trout

      Ronald D. Bassar, Benjamin H. Letcher, Keith H. Nislow and Andrew R. Whiteley

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 OCT 2015 03:17AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13135

  7. Research Reviews

    1. A synthesis of the effect of grazing exclusion on carbon dynamics in grasslands in China

      Zhongmin Hu, Shenggong Li, Qun Guo, Shuli Niu, Nianpeng He, Linghao Li and Guirui Yu

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 OCT 2015 09:25AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13133

  8. Primary Research Articles

    1. Climate-driven changes to the spatio-temporal distribution of the parasitic nematode, Haemonchus contortus, in sheep in Europe

      Hannah Rose, Cyril Caminade, Muhammad Bashir Bolajoko, Paul Phelan, Jan van Dijk, Matthew Baylis, Diana Williams and Eric R. Morgan

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 OCT 2015 04:17AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13132

    2. Carbon Cost of Plant Nitrogen Acquisition: Global Carbon Cycle Impact from An Improved Plant Nitrogen Cycle in the Community Land Model

      Mingjie Shi, Joshua B. Fisher, Edward R. Brzostek and Richard P. Phillips

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 OCT 2015 09:37AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13131

    3. Multivariate regulation of soil CO2 and N2O pulse emissions from agricultural soils

      Liyin L. Liang, David A. Grantz and G. Darrel Jenerette

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 OCT 2015 09:28AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13130

    4. Carbon pool densities and a first estimate of the total carbon pool in the Mongolian forest-steppe

      Choimaa Dulamsuren, Michael Klinge, Jan Degener, Mookhor Khishigjargal, Tselmeg Chenlemuge, Banzragch Bat-Enerel, Yolk Yeruult, Davaadorj Sain-Dondov, Kherlenchimeg Ganbaatar, Jamsran Tsogtbaatar, Christoph Leuschner and Markus Hauck

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 OCT 2015 09:18PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13127

    5. Response to CO2 enrichment of understory vegetation in the shade of forests

      Dohyoung Kim, Ram Oren and Song S. Qian

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 OCT 2015 09:18PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13126

    6. Aggravated phosphorus limitation on biomass production under increasing N addition: A meta-analysis

      Yong Li, Shuli Niu and Guirui Yu

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 OCT 2015 09:16PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13125

    7. Drought tolerance and growth in populations of a wide-ranging tree species indicate climate change risks for the boreal north

      David Montwé, Miriam Isaac-Renton, Andreas Hamann and Heinrich Spiecker

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 OCT 2015 09:08PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13123

    8. Thermokarst rates intensify due to climate change and forest fragmentation in an Alaskan boreal forest lowland

      Mark J. Lara, Hélène Genet, A. David McGuire, Eugénie S. Euskirchen, Yujin Zhang, Dana R.N. Brown, M. Torre Jorgenson, Vladimir Romanovsky, Amy Breen and W. Robert Bolton

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 OCT 2015 09:07PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13124

    9. Dynamic habitat suitability modelling reveals rapid poleward distribution shift in a mobile apex predator

      Nicholas J. Hill, Andrew J. Tobin, April E. Reside, Julian G. Pepperell and Tom C.L. Bridge

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 OCT 2015 09:06PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13129

    10. Rice grain yield and quality responses to free-air CO2 enrichment combined with soil and water warming

      Yasuhiro Usui, Hidemitsu Sakai, Takeshi Tokida, Hirofumi Nakamura, Hiroshi Nakagawa and Toshihiro Hasegawa

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 OCT 2015 09:03PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13128

    11. Multi-scale modeling of spring phenology across Deciduous Forests in the Eastern United States

      Eli K. Melaas, Mark A. Friedl and Andrew D. Richardson

      Accepted manuscript online: 11 OCT 2015 11:44PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13122

    12. Enhanced winter soil frost reduces methane emission during the subsequent growing season in a boreal peatland

      Junbin Zhao, Matthias Peichl and Mats B. Nilsson

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 OCT 2015 09:25PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13119

    13. Temperature-induced water stress in high-latitude forests in response to natural and anthropogenic warming

      Matthew W. Trahan and Brian A. Schubert

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 OCT 2015 07:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13121

    14. Decoupling of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Global Agricultural Production: 1970 – 2050

      Eskild H. Bennetzen, Pete Smith and John R. Porter

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 OCT 2015 07:20AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13120

    15. Velocity of temperature and flowering time in wheat – Assisting breeders to keep pace with climate change

      Bangyou Zheng, Karine Chenu and Scott C. Chapman

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 OCT 2015 03:47AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13118

    16. Site adapted admixed tree species reduce drought susceptibility of mature European beech

      Jérôme Metz, Peter Annighöfer, Peter Schall, Jorma Zimmermann, Tiemo Kahl, Ernst-Detlef Schulze and Christian Ammer

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 OCT 2015 05:21PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13113

    17. Shifts in functional traits elevate risk of fire-driven tree dieback in tropical savanna and forest biomes

      Adam F. A. Pellegrini, Augusto C. Franco and William A. Hoffmann

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 OCT 2015 05:10PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13110

  9. Research Reviews

    1. Expanding population edges: theories, traits, and trade-offs

      Angela Chuang and Christopher R. Peterson

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 OCT 2015 04:58PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13107

  10. Primary Research Articles

    1. Shifting grassland plant community structure drives positive interactive effects of warming and diversity on aboveground net primary productivity

      Jane M. Cowles, Peter D. Wragg, Alexandra J. Wright, Jennifer S. Powers and David Tilman

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 OCT 2015 04:54PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13111

    2. A dynamic leaf gas-exchange strategy is conserved in woody plants under changing ambient CO2: evidence from carbon isotope discrimination in paleo and CO2 enrichment studies

      Steven L. Voelker, J. Renée Brooks, Frederick C. Meinzer, Rebecca Anderson, Martin K.-F. Bader, Giovanna Battipaglia, Katie M. Becklin, David Beerling, Didier Bert, Julio L. Betancourt, Todd E. Dawson, Jean-Christophe Domec, Richard P. Guyette, Christian Körner, Steven W. Leavitt, Sune Linder, John D. Marshall, Manuel Mildner, Jérôme Ogée, Irina Panyushkina, Heather J. Plumpton, Kurt S. Pregitzer, Matthias Saurer, Andrew R. Smith, Rolf T.W. Siegwolf, Michael C. Stambaugh, Alan F. Talhelm, Jacques C. Tardif, Peter K. Van de Water, Joy K. Ward and Lisa Wingate

      Accepted manuscript online: 22 SEP 2015 03:52AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13102

    3. Human activities cause distinct dissolved organic matter composition across freshwater ecosystems

      Clayton J. Williams, Paul C. Frost, Ana M. Morales-Williams, James H. Larson, William B. Richardson, Aisha S. Chiandet and Marguerite A. Xenopoulos

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 SEP 2015 11:21PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13094

    4. Does canopy nitrogen uptake enhance carbon sequestration by trees?

      Richard K F Nair, Micheal P Perks, Andrew Weatherall, Elizabeth m Baggs and Maurizio Mencuccini

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 SEP 2015 11:21PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13096

    5. Impacts of invasive plants on resident animals across ecosystems, taxa, and feeding types: A global assessment

      Jens Schirmel, Mirco Bundschuh, Martin H. Entling, Ingo Kowarik and Sascha Buchholz

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 SEP 2015 11:21PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13093

    6. Warmer, deeper and greener mixed layers in the north Atlantic subpolar gyre over the last 50 years

      Elodie Martinez, Dionysios E. Raitsos and David Antoine

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 SEP 2015 09:18AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13100

    7. Plants Mediate Soil Organic Matter Decomposition In Response To Sea Level Rise

      Peter Mueller, Kai Jensen and J. Patrick Megonigal

      Accepted manuscript online: 5 SEP 2015 10:08AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13082

    8. Temperature, precipitation, and insolation effects on autumn vegetation phenology in temperate China

      Qiang Liu, Yongshuo H. Fu, Zhenzhong Zeng, Mengtian Huang, Xiran Li and Shilong Piao

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 SEP 2015 10:29AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13081

    9. Past and future evolution of Abies alba forests in Europe – comparison of a dynamic vegetation model with palaeo data and observations

      Melanie Ruosch, Renato Spahni, Fortunat Joos, Paul D. Henne, Pim (W.O) van der Knaap and Willy Tinner

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 AUG 2015 07:41AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13075

    10. Sediment-phosphorus dynamics can shift aquatic ecology and cause downstream legacy effects after wildfire in large river systems

      Monica B. Emelko, Micheal Stone, Uldis Silins, Don Allin, Adrian L. Collins, Chris H.S. Williams, Amanda M. Martens and Kevin D. Bladon

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 AUG 2015 09:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13073

  11. Research Reviews

    1. Global Change Pressures on Soils from Land Use and Management

      Pete Smith, Jo I. House, Mercedes Bustamante, Jaroslava Sobocká, Richard Harper, Genxing Pan, Paul West, Jo Clark, Tapan Adhya, Cornelia Rumpel, Keith Paustian, Peter Kuikman, M. Francesca Cotrufo, Jane A. Elliott, Richard McDowell, Robert I. Griffiths, Susumu Asakawa, Alberte Bondeau, Atul K. Jain, Jeroen Meersmans and Thomas A.M. Pugh

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 AUG 2015 08:41AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13068

  12. Primary Research Articles

    1. Net ecosystem exchange of CO2 with rapidly changing high Arctic landscapes

      Craig A. Emmerton, Vincent L. St. Louis, Elyn R. Humphreys, John A. Gamon, Joel D. Barker and Gilberto Z. Pastorello

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 AUG 2015 12:51AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13064

    2. Eight decades of sampling reveal a contemporary novel fish assemblage in coastal nursery habitats

      Caren Barceló, Lorenzo Ciannelli, Esben M. Olsen, Tore Johannessen and Halvor Knutsen

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 AUG 2015 01:02AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13047

    3. The interacting effects of food, spring temperature, and global climate cycles on population dynamics of a migratory songbird

      Andrea K. Townsend, Evan G. Cooch, T. Scott Sillett, Nicholas L. Rodenhouse, Richard T. Holmes and Michael S. Webster

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 AUG 2015 10:36AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13053

    4. Climate change alters plant biogeography in Mediterranean prairies along the West Coast, USA

      Laurel Pfeifer-Meister, Scott D. Bridgham, Lorien L. Reynolds, Maya E. Goklany, Hannah E. Wilson, Chelsea J. Little, Aryana Ferguson and Bart R. Johnson

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JUL 2015 04:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13052

    5. Framework of barrier reefs threatened by ocean acidification

      S Comeau, C A Lantz, P J Edmunds and R C Carpenter

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 JUL 2015 11:05AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13023

  13. 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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