Global Change Biology

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Edited by: Steve Long

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Online ISSN: 1365-2486

Associated Title(s): GCB Bioenergy


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  1. Primary Research Articles

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      Predicting a change in the order of spring phenology in temperate forests

      Adrian M.I. Roberts, Christine Tansey, Richard J. Smithers and Albert B. Phillimore

      Article first published online: 2 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12896

    2. Too much of a good thing: sea ice extent may have forced emperor penguins into refugia during the last glacial maximum

      Jane L. Younger, Gemma V. Clucas, Gerald Kooyman, Barbara Wienecke, Alex D. Rogers, Philip N. Trathan, Tom Hart and Karen J. Miller

      Article first published online: 1 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12882

    3. The cold-water climate shield: delineating refugia for preserving salmonid fishes through the 21st century

      Daniel J. Isaak, Michael K. Young, David E. Nagel, Dona L. Horan and Matthew C. Groce

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12879

    4. No evidence that elevated CO2 gives tropical lianas an advantage over tropical trees

      David C. Marvin, Klaus Winter, Robyn J. Burnham and Stefan A. Schnitzer

      Article first published online: 26 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12820

    5. Measured and modeled interactive effects of potassium deficiency and water deficit on gross primary productivity and light-use efficiency in Eucalyptus grandis plantations

      Mathias Christina, Guerric Le Maire, Patricia Battie-Laclau, Yann Nouvellon, Jean-Pierre Bouillet, Christophe Jourdan, José Leonardo de Moraes Gonçalves and Jean-Paul Laclau

      Article first published online: 18 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12817

  2. Technical Advance

    1. Moss δ13C: an accurate proxy for past water environments in polar regions

      Jessica Bramley-Alves, Wolfgang Wanek, Kristine French and Sharon A. Robinson

      Article first published online: 18 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12848

  3. Primary Research Articles

    1. Testing the limits of resistance: a 19-year study of Mediterranean grassland response to grazing regimes

      Marcelo Sternberg, Carly Golodets, Mario Gutman, Avi Perevolotsky, Eugene D. Ungar, Jaime Kigel and Zalmen Henkin

      Article first published online: 18 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12866

  4. Research Reviews

  5. Primary Research Articles

  6. Research Reviews

    1. Observing terrestrial ecosystems and the carbon cycle from space

      David Schimel, Ryan Pavlick, Joshua B. Fisher, Gregory P. Asner, Sassan Saatchi, Philip Townsend, Charles Miller, Christian Frankenberg, Kathy Hibbard and Peter Cox

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12822

  7. Primary Research Articles

  8. Opinion

  9. Primary Research Articles

    1. Detecting long-term growth trends using tree rings: a critical evaluation of methods

      Richard L. Peters, Peter Groenendijk, Mart Vlam and Pieter A. Zuidema

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12826

    2. Temporal patterns in adult salmon migration timing across southeast Alaska

      Ryan P. Kovach, Stephen C. Ellison, Sanjay Pyare and David A. Tallmon

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12829

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      Response of wheat growth, grain yield and water use to elevated CO2 under a Free-Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) experiment and modelling in a semi-arid environment

      Garry J. O'Leary, Brendan Christy, James Nuttall, Neil Huth, Davide Cammarano, Claudio Stöckle, Bruno Basso, Iurii Shcherbak, Glenn Fitzgerald, Qunying Luo, Immaculada Farre-Codina, Jairo Palta and Senthold Asseng

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12830

    4. Seasonal weather patterns drive population vital rates and persistence in a stream fish

      Yoichiro Kanno, Benjamin H. Letcher, Nathaniel P. Hitt, David A. Boughton, John E. B. Wofford and Elise F. Zipkin

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12837

    5. Integrating physiological threshold experiments with climate modeling to project mangrove species’ range expansion

      Kyle C. Cavanaugh, John D. Parker, Susan C. Cook-Patton, Ilka C. Feller, A. Park Williams and James R. Kellner

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12843

  10. Letters

  11. Primary Research Articles

    1. Genetic diversity is related to climatic variation and vulnerability in threatened bull trout

      Ryan P. Kovach, Clint C. Muhlfeld, Alisa A. Wade, Brian K. Hand, Diane C. Whited, Patrick W. DeHaan, Robert Al-Chokhachy and Gordon Luikart

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12850

    2. Reef-coral refugia in a rapidly changing ocean

      Chris Cacciapaglia and Robert van Woesik

      Article first published online: 3 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12851

    3. Experimental climate warming alters aspen and birch phytochemistry and performance traits for an outbreak insect herbivore

      Mary A. Jamieson, Ezra G. Schwartzberg, Kenneth F. Raffa, Peter B. Reich and Richard L. Lindroth

      Article first published online: 3 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12842

  12. Research Reviews

    1. Nitrogen limitation on land: how can it occur in Earth system models?

      R. Quinn Thomas, E. N. Jack Brookshire and Stefan Gerber

      Article first published online: 3 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12813

  13. Primary Research Articles

    1. The Contribution of Agriculture, Forestry and other Land Use activities to Global Warming, 1990–2012

      Francesco N. Tubiello, Mirella Salvatore, Alessandro F. Ferrara, Jo House, Sandro Federici, Simone Rossi, Riccardo Biancalani, Rocio D. Condor Golec, Heather Jacobs, Alessandro Flammini, Paolo Prosperi, Paola Cardenas-Galindo, Josef Schmidhuber, Maria J. Sanz Sanchez, Nalin Srivastava and Pete Smith

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12865

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

  14. Response

  15. 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. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

  16. Letters

  17. Research Reviews

  18. 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

  19. Primary Research Articles

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  20. 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

  21. Primary Research Articles

    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

  22. 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

  23. Primary Research Articles

    1. 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

    2. 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

  24. 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

  25. 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

  26. 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

  27. Letters

  28. 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

  29. Retraction Statement

  30. 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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