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8 Citations (Scopus)

A fire model with distinct crop, pasture, and non-agricultural burning: Use of new data and a model-fitting algorithm for FINAL.1

Rabin, S. S., Ward, D. S., Malyshev, S. L., Magi, B. I., Shevliakova, E. & Pacala, S. W., Mar 2 2018, In : Geoscientific Model Development. 11, 2, p. 815-842 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Model Fitting
Crops
pasture
Fires
Distinct
24 Citations (Scopus)
tropical forests
tropical forest
tree crown
mortality
allometry
61 Citations (Scopus)

Aggregation and the population dynamics of parasitoids and predators

Godfray, H. C. J. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 1992, In : American Naturalist. 140, 1, p. 30-40 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parasitoids
population dynamics
predator
predators
predator-prey relationships
2610 Citations (Scopus)

A large and persistent carbon sink in the world's forests

Pan, Y., Birdsey, R. A., Fang, J., Houghton, R., Kauppi, P. E., Kurz, W. A., Phillips, O. L., Shvidenko, A., Lewis, S. L., Canadell, J. G., Ciais, P., Jackson, R. B., Pacala, S. W., McGuire, A. D., Piao, S., Rautiainen, A., Sitch, S. & Hayes, D., Aug 19 2011, In : Science. 333, 6045, p. 988-993 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Sequestration
Carbon
Fossil Fuels
Conservation of Natural Resources
Oceans and Seas
447 Citations (Scopus)

A method for scaling vegetation dynamics: The ecosystem demography model (ED)

Moorcroft, P. R., Hurtt, G. C. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 2001, In : Ecological Monographs. 71, 4, p. 557-586 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vegetation dynamics
demography
vegetation
ecosystems
ecosystem
33 Citations (Scopus)

A model-based evaluation of inversions of atmospheric transport, using annual mean mixing ratios, as a tool to monitor fluxes of nonreactive trace substances like CO2 on a continental scale

Gloor, M., Fan, S. M., Pacala, S. W., Sarmiento, J. L. & Ramonet, M., Jun 27 1999, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 104, D12, p. 14245-14260 16 p., 1999JD900132.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

atmospheric transport
mixing ratios
mixing ratio
inversions
Fluxes
10 Citations (Scopus)

A model-based meta-analysis for estimating species-specific wood density and identifying potential sources of variation

Ogle, K., Pathikonda, S., Sartor, K., Lichstein, J. W., Osnas, J. L. D. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Ecology. 102, 1, p. 194-208 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wood density
meta-analysis
phylogenetics
tree growth
phylogeny
26 Citations (Scopus)

A modeling framework for inferring tree growth and allocation from physiological, morphological and allometric traits

Ogle, K. & Pacala, S. W., Apr 1 2009, In : Tree Physiology. 29, 4, p. 587-605 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tree growth
Carbon
carbon
Growth
Pinus taeda
67 Citations (Scopus)

An analytical treatment of root-to-shoot ratio and plant competition for soil nutrient and light

Reynolds, H. L. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 1993, In : American Naturalist. 141, 1, p. 51-70 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plant competition
root shoot ratio
soil nutrient
soil nutrients
shoot
102 Citations (Scopus)

An explicitly spatial version of the Lotka-Volterra model with interspecific competition

Neuhauser, C. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 1999, In : Annals of Applied Probability. 9, 4, p. 1226-1259 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lotka-Volterra Model
Coexistence
Model
Competitive Exclusion
Continuous-time Markov Process
89 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of methane emissions from the U.S. oil and gas supply chain

Alvarez, R. A., Zavala-Araiza, D., Lyon, D. R., Allen, D. T., Barkley, Z. R., Brandt, A. R., Davis, K. J., Herndon, S. C., Jacob, D. J., Karion, A., Kort, E. A., Lamb, B. K., Lauvaux, T., Maasakkers, J. D., Marchese, A. J., Omara, M., Pacala, S. W., Peischl, J., Robinson, A. L., Shepson, P. B. & 4 others, Sweeney, C., Townsend-Small, A., Wofsy, S. C. & Hamburg, S. P., Jul 13 2018, In : Science. 361, 6398, p. 186-188 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Gas
Methane
Oils
Gases
United States Environmental Protection Agency
18 Citations (Scopus)

Backbones of evolutionary history test biodiversity theory for microbes

O'Dwyer, J. P., Kembel, S. W., Sharpton, T. J. & Pacala, S. W., Jul 7 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 27, p. 8356-8361 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiversity
History
Ecology
Ecosystem
Theoretical Models
100 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond potential vegetation: Combining lidar data and a height-structured model for carbon studies

Hurtt, G. C., Dubayah, R., Drake, J., Moorcroft, P. R., Pacala, S. W., Blair, J. B. & Fearon, M. G., Jun 2004, In : Ecological Applications. 14, 3, p. 873-883 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

lidar
vegetation
carbon
ecosystem
carbon flux
125 Citations (Scopus)

Can large wind farms affect local meteorology?

Baidya Roy, S., Pacala, S. W. & Walko, R. L., Oct 16 2004, In : Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres. 109, 19, p. D19101 1-6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

large farms
wind farm
Meteorology
meteorology
Farms
214 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon cycling under 300 years of land use change: importance of the secondary vegetation sink

Shevliakova, E., Pacala, S. W., Malyshev, S., Hurtt, G. C., Milly, P. C. D., Caspersen, J. P., Sentman, L. T., Fisk, J. P., Wirth, C. & Crevoisier, C., Jun 2009, In : Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 23, 2, GB2022.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Land use
land use change
Carbon
vegetation
carbon
503 Citations (Scopus)

Causes and consequences of resource heterogeneity in forests: Interspecific variation in light transmission by canopy trees

Canham, C. D., Finzi, A. C., Pacala, S. W. & Burbank, D. H., Jan 1 1994, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 24, 2, p. 337-349 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shade tolerance
interspecific variation
canopy
resource
46 Citations (Scopus)

Competition for water and light in closed-canopy forests: A tractable model of carbon allocation with implications for carbon sinks

Farrior, C. E., Dybzinski, R., Levin, S. A. & Pacala, S. W., Mar 11 2013, In : American Naturalist. 181, 3, p. 314-330 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

carbon sink
biomass allocation
forest canopy
carbon sinks
carbon
19 Citations (Scopus)

Competitive equivalence: the coevolutionary consequence of sedentary habit

Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 1988, In : American Naturalist. 132, 4, p. 576-593 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

resource use
niche partitioning
intraspecific competition
interspecific competition
dynamic models
16 Citations (Scopus)

Confronting terrestrial biosphere models with forest inventory data

Lichstein, J. W., Golaz, N. Z., Malyshev, S., Shevliakova, E., Zhang, T., Sheffield, J., Birdsey, R. A., Sarmiento, J. L. & Pacala, S. W., Jun 2014, In : Ecological Applications. 24, 4, p. 699-715 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forest inventory
biosphere
functional response
biomass
timescale
627 Citations (Scopus)

Consistent land- and atmosphere-based U.S. carbon sink estimates

Pacala, S. W., Hurtt, G. C., Baker, D., Peylin, P., Houghton, R. A., Birdsey, R. A., Heath, L., Sundquist, E. T., Stallard, R. F., Ciais, P., Moorcroft, P., Caspersen, J. P., Shevliakova, E., Moore, B., Kohlmaier, G., Holland, E., Gloor, H., Harmon, M. E., Fan, S. M., Sarmiento, J. L. & 3 others, Goodale, C. L., Schimel, D. & Field, C. B., Jun 22 2001, In : Science. 292, 5525, p. 2316-2320 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Sequestration
Atmosphere
Carbon
Carbon Cycle
Rivers
30 Citations (Scopus)

Contrasting local versus regional effects of land-use-change-induced heterogeneity on historical climate: Analysis with the GFDL earth system model

Malyshev, S., Shevliakova, E., Stouffer, R. J. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Climate. 28, 13, p. 5448-5469 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

fluid dynamics
land use change
land cover
land use
climate
376 Citations (Scopus)

Contributions of land-use history to carbon accumulation in U.S. Forests

Caspersen, J. P., Pacala, S. W., Jenkins, J. C., Hurtt, G. C., Moorcroft, P. R. & Birdsey, R. A., Nov 10 2000, In : Science. 290, 5494, p. 1148-1151 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon
History
Growth
Climate Change
Fertilization
60 Citations (Scopus)

Control of arthropod abundance by Anolis lizards on St. Eustatius (Neth. Antilles)

Pacala, S. W. & Roughgarden, J., Oct 1 1984, In : Oecologia. 64, 2, p. 160-162 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anolis
lizard
arthropod
lizards
arthropods
90 Citations (Scopus)

Crown plasticity and competition for canopy space: A new spatially implicit model parameterized for 250 North American tree species

Purves, D. W., Lichstein, J. W. & Pacala, S. W., Sep 12 2007, In : PloS one. 2, 9, e870.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crowns
tree crown
Plasticity
canopy
forest canopy
30 Citations (Scopus)

Decreased water limitation under elevated CO2 amplifies potential for forest carbon sinks

Farrior, C. E., Rodriguez-Iturbe, I., Dybzinski, R., Levin, S. A. & Pacala, S. W., Jun 9 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 23, p. 7213-7218 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Sequestration
Water
Carbon
Light
Carbon Cycle
20 Citations (Scopus)

Demographic theory of coral reef fish populations with stochastic recruitment: Comparing sources of population regulation

Sandin, S. A. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 2005, In : American Naturalist. 165, 1, p. 107-119 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

population regulation
coral reefs
coral reef
demographic statistics
fish
1 Citation (Scopus)

Density-dependent speciation alters the structure and dynamics of neutral communities

Wang, S., Chen, A., Pacala, S. W. & Fang, J., May 7 2015, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 372, p. 128-134 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Speciation
Biodiversity
Dependent
phylogeny
biodiversity
151 Citations (Scopus)

Details that matter: the spatial distribution of individual trees maintains forest ecosystem function

Pacala, S. W. & Deutschman, D. H., Jan 1 1995, In : Oikos. 74, 3, p. 357-365 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecosystem function
forest ecosystems
forest ecosystem
spatial distribution
crops
31 Citations (Scopus)

Deterministic limits to stochastic spatial models of natural enemies

Keeling, M. J., Wilson, H. B. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 2002, In : American Naturalist. 159, 1, p. 57-80 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural enemy
natural enemies
Lotka-Volterra model
population distribution
population dynamics
13 Citations (Scopus)

Differential declines in Alaskan boreal forest vitality related to climate and competition

Trugman, A. T., Medvigy, D., Anderegg, W. R. L. & Pacala, S. W., Mar 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 24, 3, p. 1097-1107 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

boreal forest
Vapor pressure
climate
Productivity
Chemical analysis
15 Citations (Scopus)

Divergent drivers of leaf trait variation within species, among species, and among functional groups

Osnas, J. L. D., Katabuchi, M., Kitajima, K., Joseph Wright, S., Reich, P. B., Van Bael, S. A., Kraft, N. J. B., Samaniego, M. J., Pacala, S. W. & Lichstein, J. W., May 22 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 21, p. 5480-5485 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nitrogen
Photosynthesis
Respiratory Rate
Phosphorus
Gases
37 Citations (Scopus)

Dominance of the suppressed: Power-law size structure in tropical forests

Farrior, C. E., Bohlman, S. A., Hubbell, S. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 8 2016, In : Science. 351, 6269, p. 155-157 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crowns
Solar System
Carbon
Forests
10 Citations (Scopus)

Drivers of fire in the boreal forests: Data constrained design of a prognostic model of burned area for use in dynamic global vegetation models

Crevoisier, C., Shevliakova, E., Gloor, M., Wirth, C. & Pacala, S. W., Dec 27 2007, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 112, 24, D24112.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vegetation
boreal forests
boreal forest
Fires
climate
223 Citations (Scopus)

Ecosystem consequences of changing biodiversity

Chapin, F. S., Sala, O. E., Burke, I. C., Phillip Grime, J., Hooper, D. U., Lauenroth, W. K., Lombard, A., Mooney, H. A., Mosier, A. R., Naeem, S., Pacala, S. W., Roy, J., Steffen, W. L. & Tilman, D., Jan 1 1998, In : BioScience. 48, 1, p. 45-52 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biodiversity
Ecosystem
biodiversity
ecosystems
34 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of competitive asymmetry on a local density model of plant interference

Pacala, S. W. & Weiner, J., Mar 21 1991, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 149, 2, p. 165-179 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asymmetry
Interference
Population dynamics
Population Dynamics
Model
120 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of social group size on information transfer and task allocation

Pacala, S. W., Gordon, D. M. & Godfray, H. C. J., Jan 1 1996, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 10, 2, p. 127-165 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

information exchange
group size
group behavior
ant
foraging
2 Citations (Scopus)

Embolism recovery strategies and nocturnal water loss across species influenced by biogeographic origin

Zeppel, M. J. B., Anderegg, W. R. L., Adams, H. D., Hudson, P., Cook, A., Rumman, R., Eamus, D., Tissue, D. T. & Pacala, S. W., May 2019, In : Ecology and Evolution. 9, 9, p. 5348-5361 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
embolism
xylem
drought
stomatal conductance
water
33 Citations (Scopus)

Emergence and maintenance of nutrient limitation over multiple timescales in terrestrial ecosystems

Menge, D. N. L., Pacala, S. W. & Hedin, L. O., Feb 1 2009, In : American Naturalist. 173, 2, p. 164-175 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient limitation
terrestrial ecosystem
Ecosystem
Maintenance
timescale
53 Citations (Scopus)

Error propagation in a forest succession model: The role of fine-scale heterogeneity in light

Deutschman, D. H., Levin, S. A. & Pacala, S. W., Sep 1 1999, In : Ecology. 80, 6, p. 1927-1943 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forest succession
forest dynamics
light availability
mortality risk
functional response
95 Citations (Scopus)
evolutionarily stable strategy
individual-based model
biomass allocation
fine root
foliage
50 Citations (Scopus)

Fish aggregation results in inversely density-dependent predation on continuous coral reefs

Sandin, S. A. & Pacala, S. W., Jun 2005, In : Ecology. 86, 6, p. 1520-1530 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coral reefs
coral reef
predation
reefs
fish
796 Citations (Scopus)

Forest models defined by field measurements: estimation, error analysis and dynamics

Pacala, S. W., Canham, C. D., Saponara, J., Silander, J. A., Kobe, R. K. & Ribbens, E., Jan 1 1996, In : Ecological Monographs. 66, 1, p. 1-43 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

error analysis
prediction
shade
hardwood forests
survivorship
297 Citations (Scopus)

Forest models defined by field measurements: I. The design of a northeastern forest simulator

Pacala, S. W., Canham, C. D. & Silander, J. A., Jan 1 1993, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 23, 10, p. 1980-1988 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

simulator
forest dynamics
montane forest
resource
montane forests
9 Citations (Scopus)

Functional groups, species and light interact with nutrient limitation during tropical rainforest sapling bottleneck

Chou, C. B., Hedin, L. O. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 2018, In : Journal of Ecology. 106, 1, p. 157-167 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient limitation
tropical rain forests
sapling
saplings
rainforest
171 Citations (Scopus)

Global leaf trait relationships: Mass, area, and the leaf economics spectrum

Osnas, J. L. D., Lichstein, J. W., Reich, P. B. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 2013, In : Science. 340, 6133, p. 741-744 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economics
Plant Leaves
Climate Change
Carbon Dioxide
Light
333 Citations (Scopus)

Greater focus needed on methane leakage from natural gas infrastructure

Alvarez, R. A., Pacala, S. W., Winebrake, J. J., Chameides, W. L. & Hamburg, S. P., Apr 24 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 109, 17, p. 6435-6440 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural Gas
Methane
Climate
Coal
Gases
144 Citations (Scopus)

Held tests of neighborhood population dynamic models of two annual weed species

Pacala, S. W. & Silander, J. A., Jan 1 1990, In : Ecological Monographs. 60, 1, p. 113-134 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

annual weeds
dynamic models
weed
population dynamics
testing
12 Citations (Scopus)

Herbivores, plant parasites, and plant diversity

Crawley, M. J. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 1991, In : Unknown Journal. p. 157-173 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

herbivore
parasite
competitive ability
palatability
Availability
125 Citations (Scopus)

Herbivores and plant diversity

Pacala, S. W. & Crawley, M. J., Jan 1 1992, In : American Naturalist. 140, 2, p. 243-260 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

herbivory
competitive ability
herbivore
herbivores
palatability
72 Citations (Scopus)

Heterogeneity and the dynamics of host-parasitoid interactions

Hassell, M. P. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 1990, In : Philosophical Transactions - Royal Society of London, B. 330, 1257, p. 203-220 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maximum likelihood
parasitoids
Population
Population Dynamics
parasitism