Global Change Biology

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited by: Steve Long

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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. Soil warming and CO2 enrichment induce biomass shifts in alpine tree line vegetation

      Melissa A. Dawes, Christopher D. Philipson, Patrick Fonti, Peter Bebi, Stephan Hättenschwiler, Frank Hagedorn and Christian Rixen

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12819

    2. Interactive effects of ocean acidification and rising sea temperatures alter predation rate and predator selectivity in reef fish communities

      Maud. C. O. Ferrari, Philip L. Munday, Jodie L. Rummer, Mark I. McCormick, Katherine Corkill, Sue-Ann Watson, Bridie J. M. Allan, Mark G. Meekan and Douglas P. Chivers

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12818

    3. Increasing hydrologic variability threatens depleted anadromous fish populations

      Eric J. Ward, Joseph H. Anderson, Tim J. Beechie, George R. Pess and Michael J. Ford

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12847

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      Acidification effects on biofouling communities: winners and losers

      Lloyd S. Peck, Melody S. Clark, Deborah Power, João Reis, Frederico M. Batista and Elizabeth M. Harper

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12841

    5. Rhizosphere processes are quantitatively important components of terrestrial carbon and nutrient cycles

      Adrien C. Finzi, Rose Z. Abramoff, Kimberly S. Spiller, Edward R. Brzostek, Bridget A. Darby, Mark A. Kramer and Richard P. Phillips

      Article first published online: 28 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12816

    6. Carbon stock and its responses to climate change in Central Asia

      Chaofan Li, Chi Zhang, Geping Luo, Xi Chen, Bagila Maisupova, Abdullo A. Madaminov, Qifei Han and Bekmamat M. Djenbaev

      Article first published online: 27 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12846

  2. Response

  3. Primary Research Articles

    1. Mapping global cropland and field size

      Steffen Fritz, Linda See, Ian McCallum, Liangzhi You, Andriy Bun, Elena Moltchanova, Martina Duerauer, Fransizka Albrecht, Christian Schill, Christoph Perger, Petr Havlik, Aline Mosnier, Philip Thornton, Ulrike Wood-Sichra, Mario Herrero, Inbal Becker-Reshef, Chris Justice, Matthew Hansen, Peng Gong, Sheta Abdel Aziz, Anna Cipriani, Renato Cumani, Giuliano Cecchi, Giulia Conchedda, Stefanus Ferreira, Adriana Gomez, Myriam Haffani, Francois Kayitakire, Jaiteh Malanding, Rick Mueller, Terence Newby, Andre Nonguierma, Adeaga Olusegun, Simone Ortner, D. Ram Rajak, Jansle Rocha, Dmitry Schepaschenko, Maria Schepaschenko, Alexey Terekhov, Alex Tiangwa, Christelle Vancutsem, Elodie Vintrou, Wu Wenbin, Marijn van der Velde, Antonia Dunwoody, Florian Kraxner and Michael Obersteiner

      Article first published online: 16 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12838

    2. Arctic warming: nonlinear impacts of sea-ice and glacier melt on seabird foraging

      David Grémillet, Jérôme Fort, Françoise Amélineau, Elena Zakharova, Tangi Le Bot, Enric Sala and Maria Gavrilo

      Article first published online: 12 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12811

    3. The Southern Ocean ecosystem under multiple climate change stresses - an integrated circumpolar assessment

      Julian Gutt, Nancy Bertler, Thomas J. Bracegirdle, Alexander Buschmann, Josefino Comiso, Graham Hosie, Enrique Isla, Irene R. Schloss, Craig R. Smith, Jean Tournadre and José C. Xavier

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12794

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      Pyrogenic organic matter production from wildfires: a missing sink in the global carbon cycle

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

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12800

    5. Carbon stock loss from deforestation through 2013 in Brazilian Amazonia

      Euler Melo Nogueira, Aurora M Yanai, Frederico O R Fonseca and Philip Martin Fearnside

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12798

    6. Detection and attribution of vegetation greening trend in China over the last 30 years

      Shilong Piao, Guodong Yin, Jianguang Tan, Lei Cheng, Mengtian Huang, Yue Li, Ronggao Liu, Jiafu Mao, Ranga B Myneni, Shushi Peng, Ben Poulter, Xiaoying Shi, Zhiqiang Xiao, Ning Zeng, ZhenZhong Zeng and Yingping Wang

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12795

    7. Crop yield response to climate change varies with cropping intensity

      Andrew J. Challinor, Ben Parkes and Julian Ramirez-Villegas

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12808

    8. How inhibiting nitrification affects nitrogen cycle and reduces environmental impacts of anthropogenic nitrogen input

      Chunlian Qiao, Lingli Liu, Shuijin Hu, Jana E. Compton, Tara L. Greaver and Quanlin Li

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12802

    9. High vapor pressure deficit drives salt-stress-induced rice yield losses in India

      Jesse Tack, Rakesh K. Singh, Lawton L. Nalley, Basavaraj C. Viraktamath, Saraswathipura L. Krishnamurthy, Nate Lyman and Krishna. S. V. Jagadish

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12803

  4. Opinion

  5. Primary Research Articles

    1. Ground- and satellite-based evidence of the biophysical mechanisms behind the greening Sahel

      Martin Brandt, Cheikh Mbow, Abdoul A. Diouf, Aleixandre Verger, Cyrus Samimi and Rasmus Fensholt

      Article first published online: 8 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12807

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      Anticipated climate and land-cover changes reveal refuge areas for Borneo's orang-utans

      Matthew J. Struebig, Manuela Fischer, David L. A. Gaveau, Erik Meijaard, Serge A. Wich, Catherine Gonner, Rachel Sykes, Andreas Wilting and Stephanie Kramer-Schadt

      Article first published online: 6 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12814

    4. Unraveling the interactive effects of climate change and oil contamination on laboratory-simulated estuarine benthic communities

      Francisco J. R. C. Coelho, Daniel F. R. Cleary, Rui J. M. Rocha, Ricardo Calado, José M. Castanheira, Sílvia M. Rocha, Artur M. S. Silva, Mário M. Q. Simões, Vanessa Oliveira, Ana I. Lillebø, Adelaide Almeida, Ângela Cunha, Isabel Lopes, Rui Ribeiro, Matilde Moreira-Santos, Catarina R. Marques, Rodrigo Costa, Ruth Pereira and Newton C. M. Gomes

      Article first published online: 5 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12801

    5. Regional-scale dominance of non-framework building corals on Caribbean reefs affects carbonate production and future reef growth

      Chris T. Perry, Robert S. Steneck, Gary N. Murphy, Paul S. Kench, Evan N. Edinger, Scott G. Smithers and Peter J. Mumby

      Article first published online: 23 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12792

    6. Acclimation of photosynthetic temperature optima of temperate and boreal tree species in response to experimental forest warming

      Kerrie M. Sendall, Peter B. Reich, Changming Zhao, Hou Jihua, Xiaorong Wei, Artur Stefanski, Karen Rice, Roy L. Rich and Rebecca A. Montgomery

      Article first published online: 23 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12781

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      Living roots magnify the response of soil organic carbon decomposition to temperature in temperate grassland

      Paul W. Hill, Mark H. Garnett, John Farrar, Zafar Iqbal, Muhammad Khalid, Nawaf Soleman and Davey L. Jones

      Article first published online: 23 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12784

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      Gaseous emissions from management of solid waste: a systematic review

      Guillermo Pardo, Raúl Moral, Eduardo Aguilera and Agustín del Prado

      Article first published online: 23 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12806

  6. Reviews

    1. Interactions between temperature and nutrients across levels of ecological organization

      Wyatt F. Cross, James M. Hood, Jonathan P. Benstead, Alexander D. Huryn and Daniel Nelson

      Article first published online: 23 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12809

  7. Primary Research Articles

    1. Uncertainties in predicting rice yield by current crop models under a wide range of climatic conditions

      Tao Li, Toshihiro Hasegawa, Xinyou Yin, Yan Zhu, Kenneth Boote, Myriam Adam, Simone Bregaglio, Samuel Buis, Roberto Confalonieri, Tamon Fumoto, Donald Gaydon, Manuel Marcaida III, Hiroshi Nakagawa, Philippe Oriol, Alex C. Ruane, Françoise Ruget, Balwinder- Singh, Upendra Singh, Liang Tang, Fulu Tao, Paul Wilkens, Hiroe Yoshida, Zhao Zhang and Bas Bouman

      Article first published online: 17 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12758

    2. Are there links between responses of soil microbes and ecosystem functioning to elevated CO2, N deposition and warming? A global perspective

      Pablo García-Palacios, Martijn L. Vandegehuchte, E. Ashley Shaw, Marie Dam, Keith H. Post, Kelly S. Ramirez, Zachary A. Sylvain, Cecilia Milano de Tomasel and Diana H. Wall

      Article first published online: 12 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12788

  8. Letters

  9. Research Reviews

  10. Primary Research Articles

    1. Litter type control on soil C and N stabilization dynamics in a temperate forest

      Pierre-Joseph Hatton, Cristina Castanha, Margaret S. Torn and Jeffrey A. Bird

      Article first published online: 5 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12786

    2. The combined effects of a long-term experimental drought and an extreme drought on the use of plant-water sources in a Mediterranean forest

      Adrià Barbeta, Monica Mejía-Chang, Romà Ogaya, Jordi Voltas, Todd E. Dawson and Josep Peñuelas

      Article first published online: 5 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12785

  11. Letters

    1. Climate remains an important driver of post-European vegetation change in the eastern United States

      Neil Pederson, Anthony W. D'Amato, James M. Dyer, David R. Foster, David Goldblum, Justin L. Hart, Amy E. Hessl, Louis R. Iverson, Stephen T. Jackson, Dario Martin-Benito, Brian C. McCarthy, Ryan W. McEwan, David J. Mladenoff, Albert J. Parker, Bryan Shuman and John W. Williams

      Article first published online: 5 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12779

  12. Primary Research Articles

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  13. Opinion

    1. Predictability of the terrestrial carbon cycle

      Yiqi Luo, Trevor F. Keenan and Matthew Smith

      Article first published online: 3 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12766

  14. Primary Research Articles

  15. Research Reviews

  16. Primary Research Articles

    1. Habitat and species identity, not diversity, predict the extent of refuse consumption by urban arthropods

      Elsa Youngsteadt, Ryanna C. Henderson, Amy M. Savage, Andrew F. Ernst, Robert R. Dunn and Steven D. Frank

      Article first published online: 2 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12791

    2. Anomalous droughts, not invasion, decrease persistence of native fishes in a desert river

      Albert Ruhí, Elizabeth E. Holmes, John N. Rinne and John L. Sabo

      Article first published online: 28 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12780

    3. Differential effects of temperature change and human impact on European Late Quaternary mammalian extinctions

      Sara Varela, Matheus Souza Lima-Ribeiro, JosÉ Alexandre Felizola Diniz-Filho and David Storch

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12763

    4. Climatic variability, hydrologic anomaly, and methane emission can turn productive freshwater marshes into net carbon sources

      Housen Chu, Johan F. Gottgens, Jiquan Chen, Ge Sun, Ankur R. Desai, Zutao Ouyang, Changliang Shao and Kevin Czajkowski

      Article first published online: 26 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12760

    5. Quantifying drylands' drought resistance and recovery: the importance of drought intensity, dominant life history and grazing regime

      Jan C. Ruppert, Keith Harmoney, Zalmen Henkin, Hennie A. Snyman, Marcelo Sternberg, Walter Willms and Anja Linstädter

      Article first published online: 19 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12777

    6. Polygonal tundra geomorphological change in response to warming alters future CO2 and CH4 flux on the Barrow Peninsula

      Mark J. Lara, A. David McGuire, Eugenie S. Euskirchen, Craig E. Tweedie, Kenneth M. Hinkel, Alexei N. Skurikhin, Vladimir E. Romanovsky, Guido Grosse, W. Robert Bolton and Helene Genet

      Article first published online: 17 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12757

    7. Pronounced chemical response of Subarctic lakes to climate-driven losses in surface area

      Tyler L. Lewis, Mark S. Lindberg, Joel A. Schmutz, Patricia J. Heglund, Jennifer Rover, Joshua C. Koch and Mark R. Bertram

      Article first published online: 17 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12759

  17. Research Reviews

    1. Climate change and dead zones

      Andrew H. Altieri and Keryn B. Gedan

      Article first published online: 10 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12754

  18. Primary Research Articles

    1. Thermal adaptation generates a diversity of thermal limits in a rainforest ant community

      Michael Kaspari, Natalie A. Clay, Jane Lucas, Stephen P Yanoviak and Adam Kay

      Article first published online: 7 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12750

    2. Greater shrub dominance alters breeding habitat and food resources for migratory songbirds in Alaskan arctic tundra

      Natalie T. Boelman, Laura Gough, John Wingfield, Scott Goetz, Ashley Asmus, Helen E. Chmura, Jesse S. Krause, Jonathan H. Perez, Shannan K. Sweet and Kevin C. Guay

      Article first published online: 7 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12761

    3. Allergenic pollen season variations in the past two decades under changing climate in the United States

      Yong Zhang, Leonard Bielory, Zhongyuan Mi, Ting Cai, Alan Robock and Panos Georgopoulos

      Article first published online: 7 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12755

    4. Grassland to shrubland state transitions enhance carbon sequestration in the northern Chihuahuan Desert

      M. D. Petrie, S. L. Collins, A. M. Swann, P. L. Ford and M.E. Litvak

      Article first published online: 7 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12743

  19. Opinion

    1. Uncovering the volatile nature of tropical coastal marine ecosystems in a changing world

      Dan A. Exton, Terry J. McGenity, Michael Steinke, David J. Smith and David J. Suggett

      Article first published online: 3 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12764

  20. Primary Research Articles

    1. Reforestation with native mixed-species plantings in a temperate continental climate effectively sequesters and stabilizes carbon within decades

      Shaun C. Cunningham, Timothy R. Cavagnaro, Ralph Mac Nally, Keryn I. Paul, Patrick J. Baker, Jason Beringer, James R. Thomson and Ross M. Thompson

      Article first published online: 31 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12746

    2. Intercropping enhances soil carbon and nitrogen

      Wen-Feng Cong, Ellis Hoffland, Long Li, Johan Six, Jian-Hao Sun, Xing-Guo Bao, Fu-Suo Zhang and Wopke Van Der Werf

      Article first published online: 22 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12738

  21. Letter

    1. Response: Inland water greenhouse gas emissions: when to model and when to measure?

      David Bastviken, Sivakiruthika Natchimuthu and Balathandayuthabani Panneer Selvam

      Article first published online: 18 OCT 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12730

  22. Primary Research Articles

    1. Warning times for species extinctions due to climate change

      Jessica C. Stanton, Kevin T. Shoemaker, Richard G. Pearson and H. Resit Akçakaya

      Article first published online: 29 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12721

  23. Opinion

  24. Letters

  25. Primary Research Articles

    1. Minimizing the biodiversity impact of Neotropical oil palm development

      James J. Gilroy, Graham W. Prescott, Johann S. Cardenas, Pamela González del Pliego Castañeda, Andrés Sánchez, Luis E. Rojas-Murcia, Claudia A. Medina Uribe, Torbjørn Haugaasen and David P. Edwards

      Article first published online: 30 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12696

    2. Extreme temperatures, foundation species, and abrupt ecosystem change: an example from an iconic seagrass ecosystem

      Jordan A. Thomson, Derek A. Burkholder, Michael R. Heithaus, James W. Fourqurean, Matthew W. Fraser, John Statton and Gary A. Kendrick

      Article first published online: 22 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12694

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  27. Primary Research Articles

    1. Odor tracking in sharks is reduced under future ocean acidification conditions

      Danielle L. Dixson, Ashley R. Jennings, Jelle Atema and Philip L. Munday

      Article first published online: 11 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12678

    2. Evapotranspiration of tropical peat swamp forests

      Takashi Hirano, Kitso Kusin, Suwido Limin and Mitsuru Osaki

      Article first published online: 27 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12653


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