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: 2015: 1/49 (Biodiversity Conservation); 4/225 (Environmental Sciences); 6/150 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2486

Associated Title(s): GCB Bioenergy


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  1. Primary Research Articles

    1. Long term effects of climate change on carbon storage and tree species composition in a dry deciduous forest

      István Fekete, Kate Lajtha, Zsolt Kotroczó, Gábor Várbíró, Csaba Varga, János Attila Tóth, Ibolya Demeter, Gábor Veperdi and Imre Berki

      Accepted manuscript online: 21 FEB 2017 02:20PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13669

    2. Do low oxygen environments facilitate marine invasions? Relative tolerance of native and invasive species to low oxygen conditions

      Marcelo E. Lagos, Diego R. Barneche, Craig R. White and Dustin J. Marshall

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2017 12:55PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13668

  2. Research Reviews

    1. Climate change-contaminant interactions in marine food webs: Towards a conceptual framework

      Juan José Alava, William W.L. Cheung, Peter S. Ross and Rashid U. Sumaila

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2017 12:55PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13667

  3. Primary Research Articles

    1. Potential relocation of climatic environments suggests high rates of climate displacement within the North American protection network

      Enric Batllori, Marc-André Parisien, Sean A. Parks, Max A. Moritz and Carol Miller

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2017 04:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13663

    2. Phenotypic distribution models corroborate species distribution models: A shift in the role and prevalence of a dominant prairie grass in response to climate change

      Adam B. Smith, Jacob Alsdurf, Mary Knapp, Sara G. Baer and Loretta C. Johnson

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2017 02:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13666

  4. Technical Advances

    1. Improving the interpretability of climate landscape metrics: an ecological risk analysis of Japan's Marine Protected Areas

      Jorge García Molinos, Shintaro Takao, Naoki H. Kumagai, Elvira S. Poloczanska, Michael T. Burrows, Masahiko Fujii and Hiroya Yamano

      Accepted manuscript online: 17 FEB 2017 02:00AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13665

  5. Primary Research Articles

    1. Warmer night-time temperature promotes microbial heterotrophic activity and modifies stream sediment community

      Anna Freixa, Vicenç Acuña, Maria Casellas, Stoyana Pecheva and Anna M. Romaní

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 FEB 2017 07:30PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13664

    2. Effects of extreme drought on specific leaf area of grassland species: a meta-analysis of experimental studies in temperate and sub-Mediterranean systems

      C Wellstein, P Poschlod, A Gohlke, S Chelli, G Campetella, S Rosbakh, R Canullo, J Kreyling, A Jentsch and C Beierkuhnlein

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 FEB 2017 07:25PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13662

    3. Non-linear CO2 flux response to seven years of experimentally induced permafrost thaw

      Marguerite Mauritz, Rosvel Bracho, Gerardo Celis, Jack Hutchings, Susan M. Natali, Elaine Pegoraro, Verity G. Salmon, Christina Schädel, Elizabeth E. Webb and Edward A.G. Schuur

      Accepted manuscript online: 16 FEB 2017 07:25PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13661

    4. Intra-annual plasticity of growth mediates drought resilience over multiple years in tropical seedling communities

      Michael J. O'Brien, Robert Ong and Glen Reynolds

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 FEB 2017 03:35PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13658

    5. Evaluation of climate-related carbon turnover processes in global vegetation models for boreal and temperate forests

      Martin Thurner, Christian Beer, Philippe Ciais, Andrew D. Friend, Akihiko Ito, Axel Kleidon, Mark R. Lomas, Shaun Quegan, Tim T. Rademacher, Sibyll Schaphoff, Markus Tum, Andy Wiltshire and Nuno Carvalhais

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 FEB 2017 02:55PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13660

  6. Letters to Editor

    1. Nitrate decline unlikely to have triggered release of dissolved organic carbon and phosphate to streams

      Karsten Kalbitz, Klaus Kaiser and William H. McDowell

      Accepted manuscript online: 13 FEB 2017 02:50PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13659

  7. Primary Research Articles

    1. Vulnerability of European Freshwater Catchments to Climate Change

      Danijela Markovic, Savrina F. Carrizo, Oskar Kärcher, Ariane Walz and Jonathan N. W. David

      Accepted manuscript online: 10 FEB 2017 07:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13657

    2. Legacy effects and memory loss: how contingencies moderate the response of rocky intertidal biofilms to present and past extreme events

      Martina Dal Bello, Luca Rindi and Lisandro Benedetti-Cecchi

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 FEB 2017 05:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13656

    3. Contrasting responses of leaf stomatal characteristics to climate change: a considerable challenge to predict carbon and water cycles

      Weiming Yan, Yangquanwei Zhong and Zhouping Shangguan

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 FEB 2017 05:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13654

  8. Opinion

    1. Freshwater ecosystems could become the biggest losers of the Paris Agreement

      Virgilio Hermoso

      Accepted manuscript online: 9 FEB 2017 05:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13655

  9. Research reviews

    1. Designing ecological climate change impact assessments to reflect key climatic drivers

      Helen R Sofaer, Joseph J Barsugli, Catherine S Jarnevich, John T Abatzoglou, Marian K Talbert, Brian W Miller and Jeffrey T. Morisette

      Accepted manuscript online: 7 FEB 2017 07:45PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13653

  10. Opinion

    1. Models projecting the fate of fish populations under climate change need to be based on valid physiological mechanisms

      Sjannie Lefevre, David J. McKenzie and Göran E. Nilsson

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 FEB 2017 11:10PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13652

  11. Primary Research Articles

    1. Optimal allocation of Red List assessments to guide conservation of biodiversity in a rapidly changing world

      Virgilio Hermoso, Steph Januchowski-Hartley, Simon Linke, David Dudgeon, Paulo Petry and Peter McIntyre

      Accepted manuscript online: 6 FEB 2017 11:10PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13651

    2. Soil carbon sequestration due to post-Soviet cropland abandonment: Estimates from a large-scale SOC field inventory

      Tim-Martin Wertebach, Norbert Hölzel, Immo Kämpf, Andrey Yurtaev, Sergey Tupitsin, Kathrin Kiehl, Johannes Kamp and Till Kleinebecker

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 FEB 2017 09:25PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13650

    3. Competition and facilitation may lead to asymmetric range shift dynamics with climate change

      Ailene Ettinger and Janneke HilleRisLambers

      Accepted manuscript online: 4 FEB 2017 09:20PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13649

    4. A closer look at novel climates: new methods and insights at continental to landscape scales

      Colin R. Mahony, Alex J. Cannon, Tongli Wang and Sally N. Aitken

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 02:45AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13645

    5. Challenging terrestrial biosphere models with data from the long-term multi-factor Prairie Heating and CO2 Enrichment experiment

      Martin G. De Kauwe, Belinda E. Medlyn, Anthony P. Walker, Sönke Zaehle, Shinichi Asao, Bertrand Guenet, Anna B. Harper, Thomas Hickler, Atul Jain, Yiqi Luo, Xingjie Lu, Kristina Luus, William J. Parton, Shijie Shu, Ying-Ping Wang, Christian Werner, Jianyang Xia, Elise Pendall, Jack A. Morgan, Edmund M. Ryan, Yolima Carrillo, Feike A. Dijkstra, Tamara J. Zelikova and Richard J. Norby

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 02:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13643

    6. Non-linear response of nitric oxide fluxes to fertilizer inputs and the impacts of agricultural intensification on tropospheric ozone pollution in Kenya

      Jonathan E. Hickman, Yaoxian Huang, Shiliang Wu, Willy Diru, Peter M. Groffman, Katherine L. Tully and Cheryl A. Palm

      Accepted manuscript online: 1 FEB 2017 02:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13644

    7. Stimulation of N2O emission by manure application to agricultural soils may largely offset carbon benefits: a global meta-analysis

      Minghua Zhou, Bo Zhu, Shijie Wang, Xinyu Zhu, Harry Vereecken and Nicolas Brüggemann

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 JAN 2017 07:35PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13648

    8. Changes in vegetation phenology are not reflected in atmospheric CO2 and 13C/12C seasonality

      Alemu Gonsamo, Petra D'Odorico, Jing M Chen, Chaoyang Wu and Nina Buchmann

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 JAN 2017 07:30PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13646

    9. Long-term no-till and stover retention each decrease the global warming potential of irrigated continuous corn

      Virginia L. Jin, Marty R. Schmer, Catherine E. Stewart, Aaron J. Sindelar, Gary E. Varvel and Brian J. Wienhold

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JAN 2017 09:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13637

  12. Research reviews

    1. Structural overshoot of tree growth with climate variability and the global spectrum of drought-induced forest dieback

      Alistair S. Jump, Paloma Ruiz-Benito, Sarah Greenwood, Craig D. Allen, Thomas Kitzberger, Rod Fensham, Jordi Martínez-Vilalta and Francisco Lloret

      Accepted manuscript online: 30 JAN 2017 09:40AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13636

  13. Research Reviews

    1. The importance of benthic-pelagic coupling for marine ecosystem functioning in a changing world

      J.R. Griffiths, M. Kadin, F.J.A. Nascimento, T. Tamelander, A. Törnroos, S. Bonaglia, E. Bonsdorff, V. Brüchert, A. Gårdmark, M. Järnström, J. Kotta, M. Lindegren, M.C. Nordström, A. Norkko, J. Olsson, B. Weigel, R. Žydelis, T. Blenckner, S. Niiranen and M. Winder

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JAN 2017 09:05PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13642

  14. Primary Research Articles

    1. Restricted gene flow and local adaptation highlight the vulnerability of high-latitude reefs to rapid environmental change

      Luke Thomas, W Jason Kennington, Richard D Evans, Gary A Kendrick and Michael Stat

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JAN 2017 08:45PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13639

    2. Reconciling seasonal hydraulic risk and plant water use through probabilistic soil-plant dynamics

      Xue Feng, Todd E. Dawson, David D. Ackerly, Louis S. Santiago and Sally E. Thompson

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JAN 2017 08:45PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13640

    3. Temperature-nutrient interactions exacerbate sensitivity to warming in phytoplankton

      Mridul K. Thomas, María Aranguren-Gassis, Colin T. Kremer, Marilyn R. Gould, Krista Anderson, Christopher A. Klausmeier and Elena Litchman

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JAN 2017 08:45PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13641

    4. Direct and indirect climate change effects on carbon dioxide fluxes in a thawing boreal forest-wetland landscape

      Manuel Helbig, Laura E Chasmer, Ankur R Desai, Natascha Kljun, William L Quinton and Oliver Sonnentag

      Accepted manuscript online: 28 JAN 2017 08:45PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13638

    5. You have full text access to this OnlineOpen article
      Anticipating changes to future connectivity within a network of marine protected areas

      M A Coleman, P Cetina-Heredia, M Roughan, M Feng, E van Sebille and B P Kelaher

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 JAN 2017 06:10PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13634

    6. Are fish outside their usual ranges early indicators of climate-driven range shifts?

      Hannah E. Fogarty, Michael T. Burrows, Gretta T. Pecl, Lucy M. Robinson and Elvira S. Poloczanska

      Accepted manuscript online: 25 JAN 2017 04:40PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13635

    7. Abundant carbon substrates drive extremely high sulfate reduction rates and methane fluxes in Prairie Pothole Wetlands

      Paula Dalcin Martins, David W. Hoyt, Sheel Bansal, Christopher T. Mills, Malak Tfaily, Brian A. Tangen, Raymond G. Finocchiaro, Michael D. Johnston, Brandon C. McAdams, Matthew J. Solensky, Garrett J. Smith, Yu-Ping Chin and Michael J. Wilkins

      Accepted manuscript online: 24 JAN 2017 05:35AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13633

    8. Different parts, different stories: climate sensitivity of growth is stronger in root collars versus stems in tundra shrubs

      Pascale Ropars, Sandra Angers-Blondin, Marianne Gagnon, Isla H. Myers-Smith, Esther Lévesque and Stéphane Boudreau

      Accepted manuscript online: 20 JAN 2017 07:55PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13631

    9. Global synthesis of the temperature sensitivity of leaf litter breakdown in streams and rivers

      J. J. Follstad Shah, J. S. Kominoski, M. Ardón, W. K. Dodds, M. O. Gessner, N. A. Griffiths, C.P. Hawkins, S.L. Johnson, A. Lecerf, C. J. LeRoy, D. W. P Manning, A. D. Rosemond, R. L. Sinsabaugh, C. M. Swan, J. R. Webster and L. H. Zeglin

      Accepted manuscript online: 31 DEC 2016 08:06AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13609

    10. Gross primary production responses to warming, elevated CO2, and irrigation:quantifying the drivers of ecosystem physiology in a semiarid grassland

      Edmund M. Ryan, Kiona Ogle, Drew Peltier, Anthony P. Walker, Martin G. De Kauwe, Belinda E. Medlyn, David G Williams, William Parton, Shinichi Asao, Bertrand Guenet, Anna Harper, Xingjie Lu, Kristina A. Luus, Sönke Zaehle, Shijie Shu, Christian Werner, Jianyang Xia and Elise Pendall

      Accepted manuscript online: 19 DEC 2016 06:20PM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13602

    11. Climate change-induced vegetation shifts lead to more ecological droughts despite projected rainfall increases in many global temperate drylands

      Britta Tietjen, Daniel R. Schlaepfer, John B. Bradford, William K Lauenroth, Sonia A. Hall, Michael C. Duniway, Tamara Hochstrasser, Gensuo Jia, Seth M. Munson, David A. Pyke and Scott D. Wilson

      Accepted manuscript online: 15 DEC 2016 02:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13598

  15. Response to Editor

    1. Response to Editor to the comment by Delarue (2016) to our paper entitled “Persistent high temperature and low precipitation reduce peat carbon accumulation”

      Luca Bragazza, Alexandre Buttler, Bjorn J.M. Robroek, Remy Albrecht, Claudio Zaccone, Vincent E.J. Jassey and Constant Signarbieux

      Accepted manuscript online: 8 NOV 2016 10:50AM EST | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13559

  16. 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

  17. 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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