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. Carbon storage capacity of semi-arid grassland soils and sequestration potentials in Northern China

      Martin Wiesmeier, Sam Munro, Frauke Barthold, Markus Steffens, Peter Schad and Ingrid Kögel-Knabner

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 APR 2015 09:03AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12957

    2. No evidence for consistent long-term growth stimulation of 13 tropical tree species: results from tree-ring analysis

      Peter Groenendijk, Peter van der Sleen, Mart Vlam, Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin, Frans Bongers and Pieter A. Zuidema

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 APR 2015 08:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12955

    3. Nitrogen supply modulates the effect of changes in drying-rewetting frequency on soil C and N cycling and greenhouse gas exchange

      Lourdes Morillas, Jorge Durán, Alexandra Rodríguez, Javier Roales, Antonio Gallardo, Gary M. Lovett and Peter M. Groffman

      Accepted manuscript online: 27 APR 2015 08:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12956

    4. Temperature and snowfall trigger alpine vegetation green-up on the world's roof

      Xiaoqiu chen, Shuai an, David inouye and Mark schwartz

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 APR 2015 01:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12954

  2. Research Reviews

    1. Quantifying surface albedo and other direct biogeophysical climate forcings of forestry activities

      Ryan M. Bright, Kaiguang Zhao, Robert B. Jackson and Francesco Cherubini

      Accepted manuscript online: 23 APR 2015 02:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12951

    2. Effects of climate change on the delivery of soil-mediated ecosystem services within the primary sector in temperate ecosystems: a review and New Zealand case study

      Kate A. Orwin, Bryan A. Stevenson, Simeon J. Smaill, Miko U.F. Kirschbaum, Ian .A. Dickie, Brent E. Clothier, Loretta G. Garrett, Tony J. Van Der Weerden, Michael H. Beare, Denis Curtin, Cecile A.M. De Klein, Michael B. Dodd, Roberta Gentile, Carolyn Hedley, Brett Mullan, Mark Shepherd, Steven A. Wakelin, Nigel Bell, Saman Bowatte, Murray R. Davis, Estelle Dominati, Maureen O'Callaghan, Roger L. Parfitt and Steve Thomas

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 APR 2015 11:49AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12949

  3. Primary Research Articles

    1. Simulations of chlorophyll fluorescence incorporated into the Community Land Model version 4

      Jung-Eun Lee, Joseph A. Berry, Christiaan van der Tol, Xi Yang, Luis Guanter, Alexander Damm, Ian Baker and Christian Frankenberg

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 APR 2015 11:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12948

    2. Co-dominant water control on global inter-annual variability and trends in land surface phenology and greenness

      Matthias Forkel, Mirco Migliavacca, Kirsten Thonicke, Markus Reichstein, Sibyll Schaphoff, Ulrich Weber and Nuno Carvalhais

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 APR 2015 11:26AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12950

  4. Response to Editors

    1. Refining reef-coral refugia

      R. van Woesik and C. Cacciapaglia

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 APR 2015 11:36AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12946

  5. Primary Research Articles

    1. Time-lag Effects of Global Vegetation Responses to Climate Change

      Donghai Wu, Xiang Zhao, Shunlin Liang, Tao Zhou, Kaicheng Huang, Bijian Tang and Wenqian Zhao

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 APR 2015 01:07AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12945

    2. Evolutionary responses to climate change in parasitic systems

      Thotsapol Chaianunporn and Thomas Hovestadt

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 APR 2015 01:06AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12944

  6. Letter to Editor

  7. Primary Research Articles

    1. Avoiding verisimilitude when modelling ecological responses to climate change: The influence of weather conditions on trapping efficiency in European badgers (Meles meles)

      Michael J. Noonan, M. Abidur Rahman, Chris Newman, Christina D. Buesching and David W. Macdonald

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 APR 2015 12:27AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12942

    2. Virus disease in wheat predicted to increase with a changing climate

      Piotr Trębicki, Narelle Nancarrow, Ellen Cole, Nilsa A. Bosque-Pérez, Fiona E. Constable, Angela J. Freeman, Brendan Rodoni, Alan L. Yen, Jo E. Luck and Glenn J. Fitzgerald

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 APR 2015 11:22PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12941

    3. In-situ adaptive response to climate and habitat quality variation: spatial and temporal variation in European badger (Meles meles) body-weight

      Andrew W. Byrne, Ursula Fogarty, James O'Keeffe and Chris Newman

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 APR 2015 03:01AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12939

    4. Plant community structure regulates responses of prairie soil respiration to decadal experimental warming

      Xia Xu, Zheng Shi, Dejun Li, Xuhui Zhou, Rebecca A. Sherry and Yiqi Luo

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 APR 2015 02:44AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12940

    5. Constraints to Nitrogen Acquisition of Terrestrial Plants under Elevated CO2

      Zhaozhong Feng, Tobias Rütting, Håkan Pleijel, Göran Wallin, Peter B. Reich, Claudia I. Kammann, Paul C. D. Newton, Kazuhiko Kobayashi, Yunjian Luo and Johan Uddling

      Accepted manuscript online: 3 APR 2015 09:56AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12938

    6. Heat waves imposed during early pod development in soybean (Glycine max) cause significant yield loss despite a rapid recovery from oxidative stress

      Matthew H. Siebers, Craig R. Yendrek, David Drag, Anna M Locke, Lorena Rios Acosta, Andrew D.B. Leakey, Elizabeth A. Ainsworth, Carl J. Bernacchi and Donald R. Ort

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 APR 2015 09:46AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12935

  8. Letter to Editor

    1. Effective climate change refugia for coral reefs

      Gunnar Keppel and Javid Kavousi

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 APR 2015 09:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12936

  9. Primary Research Articles

    1. Would protecting tropical forest fragments provide carbon and biodiversity co-benefits under redd+?

      Luiz Fernando S. Magnago, Ainhoa Magrach, William F. Laurance, Sebastião V. Martins, João Augusto A. Meira-Neto, Marcelo Simonelli and David P. Edwards

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 APR 2015 09:31AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12937

    2. Leaf-trait plasticity and species vulnerability to climate change in a mongolian steppe

      Pierre Liancourt, Bazartseren Boldgiv, Daniel S. Song, Laura A. Spence, Brent R. Helliker, Peter S. Petraitis and Brenda B. Casper

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 MAR 2015 01:46PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12934

    3. Large Carbon Release Legacy from Bark Beetle Outbreaks across Western United States

      Bardan Ghimire, Christopher A. Williams, G. James Collatz, Melanie Vanderhoof, John Rogan, Dominik Kulakowski and Jeffrey G. Masek

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 MAR 2015 06:21AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12933

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. Letters to the Editors

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  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Research Reviews

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      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

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      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

  16. 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. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. 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

    14. 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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. Primary Research Articles

    1. 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

  21. 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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