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Los Alamos National Laboratory Biological and Environmental Research Publications - 2018

Peer-reviewed publications sponsored by the DOE Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research


  • Allen, C., et al., (LANL authors:  F. Macias, T. Rahn, A. C. Aiken, M. K. Dubey) 2018:  NOx instrument intercomparison for laboratory biomass burning source studies and urban ambient measurements in Albuquerque, New Mexico. J. Air Waste Manag. Assoc.  https://doi.org/10.1080/10962247.2018.1487347 
  • Aluie, H., M. Hecht, and G. K. Vallis, 2018:  Mapping the energy cascade in the North Atlantic Ocean: The coarse-graining approach.  J. Phys. Ocean., 48, 225-244.  https://doi.org/10.1175/JPO-D-17-0100.1
  • Bennett, K. E., T. J. Bohn, K. Solander, N. G. McDowell, C. Xu, E. Vivoni, and R. S. Middleton, 2018:  Climate-driven disturbances in the San Juan River sub-basin of the Colorado River. Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 709-725.  https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-22-709-2018  
  • Charrico, C. M., S. L. Gomez, M. K. Dubey, and A. C. Aiken, 2018: Low hygroscopicity of ambient fresh carbonaceous aerosols from pyrotechnics smoke.  Atmospheric Environment, 178, 101-108.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.01.024
  • Cheng, W., et al., (LANL authors:  W. Weijer, J. Zhang) 2018:  Can the salt-advection feedback be detected in internal variability of the Atlantic Meriodional Overturning Circulation? J. Clim., 31, 6649-6667. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0825.1
  • Drake, H. F., A. K. Morrison, S. M. Griffies, J. L. Sarmiento, W. Weijer, and A. R. Gray, 2018:  Lagrangian timescales of southern ocean upwelling in a hierarchy of model resolutions.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 891-898.  https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL076045 
  • Fisher, R. A., et al., (LANL authors:  B. O. Christoffersen, C. Xu) 2018:  Vegetation demographics in Earth System Models: A review of progress and priorities. Glob. Change Biol., 24, 35-54.  https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13910
  • Forestieri, S. D., et al., (LANL author: M. K. Dubey) 2018:  Measurement and modeling of the multiwavelength optical properties of uncoated flame-generated soot. Atmos. Chem. Phys., 18, 12141-12159.  https://doi.org/10.5194/acp-18-12141-2018
  • Fyke, J., O. Sergienko, M. Lofverstrom, S. Price and J. T. M. Lenaerts, 2018: An overview of interactions and feedbacks between ice sheets and the Earth system.  Rev. Geophys., 56, 361-408.  https://doi.org/10.1029/2018RG000600
  • Girotto, G., et al., (LANL authors: K. Gorkowski, A. C. Aiken, M. Dubey) 2018: Fractal-like tar ball aggregates from wildfire smoke.  Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 5, 360-365.  https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00229
  • Goelzer, H., et al., (LANL author:  W. H. Lipscomb) 2018:  Design and results of the ice sheet model initialisation experiments initMIP-Greenland: An ISMIP6 intercomparison. Cryosphere12, 1433-1460.  https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1433-2018 
  • Gomez, S. L., et al., (LANL authors:  A. C. Aiken, T. Rahn, D. Romonosky, P. Chylek, S. Sevanto, M. K. Dubey) 2018:  Southwestern U.S. biomass burning smoke hygroscopicity: The role of plant phenology, chemical composition, and combustion properties.  J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 5416-5432. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017JD028162
  • Goodsman, D. W., B. H. Aukema, N. G. McDowell, R. S. Middleton, and C. Xu, 2018:  Incorporating variability in simulations of seasonally forced phenology using integral projection models.  Ecology and Evolution, 8, 162-175.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3590 
  • Goodsman, D. W., et al., (LANL authors: R. S. Middleton, C. Xu) 2018:  The effect of warmer winters on the demography of an outbreak insect is hidden by intraspecific competition. Glob. Change Biol24, 3620-3628.  https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14284 
  • Grandbois, R., et al., (LANL author: C. Yeager) 2018:  Biogenic manganese oxides facilitate iodide oxidation at pH ≤ 5.  Geomicrobiology Journal, 35, 167-173.  https://doi.org/10.1080/01490451.2017.1338795
  • Grossiord, C., et al., (LANL author: S. Sevanto) 2018:  Manipulative experiments demonstrate how long-term soil moisture changes alter controls of plant water use.  Environ. Exper. Bot., 152, 19-27.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2017.12.010
  • Grossiord, C., et al., (LANL authors: S. Sevanto, I. Borrego, M. Ryan) 2018:  Prolonged warming and drought modify belowground interactions for water among coexisting plants.  Tree Physiol., 00, 2018.  https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpy080
  • Hoffman, M. J., et al., (LANL author:  S. F. Price) 2018:  Widespread moulin formation during supraglacial lake drainages in Greenland.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 45.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017GL075659
  • Hoffman, M. J., et al., (LANL authors: S. F. Price, W. H. Lipscomb, T. Zhang, D. Jacobsen) 2018: MPAS-Albany Land Ice (MALI): A variable-resolution ice sheet model for Earth system modeling using Voronoi grids. Geosci. Model Dev., 11, 3747-3780.  https://doi.org/10.5194/gmd-11-3747-2018
  • Jan, A., E. T. Coon, S. L. Painter, R. Garimella, and J. D. Moulton, 2018: An intermediate-scale model for thermal hydrology in low-relief permafrost-affected landscapes.  Comput. Geosci., 22, 163-177.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10596-017-9679-3
  • Jin, M., et al., (LANL authors:  S. Elliott, N. Jeffery, E. Hunke, S. Wang) 2018:  Effects of model resolution and ocean mixing on forced ice-ocean physical and biogeochemical simulations using global and regional system models.  J. Geo. Phys. Res., 123, 358-377. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JC013365 
  • Johnson, D. J., et al., (LANL authors: C. Xu) 2018:  Climate sensitive size-dependent survival in tropical trees. Nat. Ecol. Evol., 2, 1436-1442.  https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0626-z
  • Jonko, A., N. M. Urban, and B. Nadiga, 2018: Towards Bayesian hierarchical inference of equilibrium climate sensitivity from a combination of CMIP5 climate models and observational data.  Clim. Chang., 149, 247-260.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2232-0
  • Larios, A., M. R. Petersen, E. S. Titi, and B. Wingate, 2018:  A computational investigation of the finite-time blow-up of the 3D incompressible Euler equations based on the Voigt regularization. Theor. Comput. Fluid Dyn., 32, 23-34. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00162-017-0434-0
  • Lee, D., A. Palha, and M. Gerritsma, 2018: Discrete conservation properties for shallow water flowing using mixed mimetic spectral elements.  J. Comput. Phys., 357, 282-304. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcp.2017.12.022
  • Lin, P., et al., (LANL author:  C. M. Yeager) 2018:  Radionuclide uptake by colloidal and particulate humic acids obtained from 14 soils collected worldwide.  Scientific Reports, 8, 4795https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-23270-0 
  • Manrique-Alba., À., et al., (LANL authors: S. Sevanto, A. D. Collins, L. T. Dickman) 2018:  Stem radial growth and water storage responses to heat and drought vary between conifers with differing hydraulic strategies. Plant Cell Environ., 41, 1926-1934.  https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13340
  • McDowell, N. G., S. T. Michaletz, K. E. Bennett, K. C. Solander, C. Xu, R. M. Maxwell, and R. S. Middleton, 2018: Predicting chronic climate-driven disturbances and their mitigation.  Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33 15-27.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.10.002
  • McDowell, N., et al., (LANL authors: D. Goodsman, C. Grossiord, D. J. Johnson, C. Xu) 2018:  Drivers and mechanisms of tree mortality in moist tropical forests.  New Phytologist, 219, 851-896. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15027
  • Menso, Z. M., 2018: Web strategy to convey marine biogeochemical feedback concepts to the policy community: Aerosol and sea ice. Atmosphere, 9, 22. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos9010022
  • Menzo, Z. M., S. Elliott, C. A. Hartin, F. M. Hoffman, and S. Wang, 2018:  Climate change impacts on natural sulfur production: Ocean acidification and community shifts.  Atmosphere, 9, 167. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos9050167
  • Ogunro, O. O., S. M. Elliott, W. W. Wingenter, C. Deal, W. Fu, N. Collier, and F. M. Hoffman, 2018:  Evaluating uncertainties in marine biogeochemical models: Benchmarking aerosol precursors. Atmosphere, 9, 184.  https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos9050184
  • Reese, R., T. Albrecht, M. Mengel, X. Asay-Davis, and R. Winkelmann, 2018:  Antarctic sub-shelf melt rates via PICO. Cryosphere, 12, 1969-1985. https://doi.org/10.5194/tc-12-1969-2018
  • Roberts, A. F., E. C. Hunke, R. Allard, D. A. Bailey, A. P. Craig, J-F. Lemieux, and M. D. Turner, 2018:  Quality control for community-based sea-ice model development. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A, 376, 2017.0344.  https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2017.0344
  • Sevanto, S., et al., (LANL authors:  M. Ryan, L. T. Dickman) 2018: Is desiccation tolerance and avoidance reflected in xylem and phloem anatomy of two coexisting arid-zone coniferous trees? Plant Cell Environ., 41, 1551-1564.  https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13198
  • Tamsitt, V., et al., (LANL author: W. Weijer) 2018:  Spiraling pathways of global deep waters to the surface of the Southern Ocean.  Nat. Commun., 8, 172. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00197-0
  • van Sebille, E., et al., (LANL author: P. J. Wolfram) 2018:  Lagrangian ocean analysis: Fundamentals and practices.  Ocean Modeling, 121, 49-75.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.11.008
  • Wang, S., M. Maltrud, S. M. Burrows, S. M. Elliott, and P. Cameron-Smith, 2018: Impacts of shifts in phytoplankton community on clouds and climate via the sulfur cycle.  Glob. Biogeochem. Cycles, 32, 1005-1026.  https://doi.org/10.1029/2017GB005862
  • Wang, S., M. Maltrud, S. Elliott, P. Cameron-Smith, and A. Jonko, 2018:  Influence of dimethyl sulfide on the carbon cycle and biological production.  Biogeochemistry, 138, 49-68.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-018-0430-5
  • Young-Robertson, J. M., et al., (LANL authors:  B. Newman, T. Rahn, C. Wilson) 2018: Evaporation dominates evapotranspiration on Alaska's Arctic Coastal Plain. Arct. Antarct. Alp. Res., 50, e1435931. https://doi.org/10.1080/15230430.2018.1435931