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2009
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
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
189 Citations (Scopus)

Sharing global CO2 emission reductions among one billion high emitters

Chakravarty, S., Chikkatur, A., De Coninck, H., Pacala, S. W., Socolow, R. & Tavoni, M., Jul 21 2009, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 29, p. 11884-11888 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

China
Carbon
Fossil Fuels
Poverty
Climate
24 Citations (Scopus)

Survivability of psychrobacter cryohalolentis K5 under simulated martian surface conditions

Smith, D. J., Schuerger, A. C., Davidson, M. M., Pacala, S. W., Bakermans, C. & Onstott, T. C., Mar 1 2009, In : Astrobiology. 9, 2, p. 221-228 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychrobacter
Mars
opacity
mars
microorganisms
63 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding Long-Term Energy Use and Carbon Dioxide Emissions in the USA

Tol, R. S. J., Pacala, S. W. & Socolow, R. H., May 1 2009, In : Journal of Policy Modeling. 31, 3, p. 425-445 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Energy use
Decomposition
Carbon dioxide emissions
Environmental Kuznets curve
2008
106 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting and understanding forest dynamics using a simple tractable model

Purves, D. W., Lichstein, J. W., Strigul, N. & Pacala, S. W., Nov 4 2008, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 105, 44, p. 17018-17022 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soil
Acer
Thuja
Fraxinus
Quercus
106 Citations (Scopus)

Scaling from trees to forests: Tractable macroscopic equations for forest dynamics

Strigul, N., Pristinski, D., Purves, D., Dushoff, J. & Pacala, S. W., Nov 1 2008, In : Ecological Monographs. 78, 4, p. 523-545 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

forest dynamics
tree crown
plasticity
self thinning
individual-based model
2007
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
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
51 Citations (Scopus)

Intraspecific variation and species coexistence

Lichstein, J. W., Dushoff, J., Levin, S. A. & Pacala, S. W., Dec 10 2007, In : American Naturalist. 170, 6, p. 807-818 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intraspecific variation
coexistence
trade-off
plant competition
probability distribution
41 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding height-structured competition in forests: Is there an R* for liaht?

Adams, T. P., Purves, D. W. & Pacala, S. W., Dec 7 2007, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 274, 1628, p. 3039-3047 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crowns
tree crown
transmissivity
canopy
Light
2006
45 Citations (Scopus)

Potential role of natural enemies during tree range expansions following climate change

Moorcroft, P. R., Pacala, S. W. & Lewis, M. A., Jul 7 2006, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 241, 3, p. 601-616 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate Change
Climate change
natural enemies
climate change
Pathogens
312 Citations (Scopus)

The underpinnings of land-use history: Three centuries of global gridded land-use transitions, wood-harvest activity, and resulting secondary lands

Hurtt, G. C., Frolking, S., Fearon, M. G., Moore, B., Shevliakova, E., Malyshev, S., Pacala, S. W. & Houghton, R. A., Jul 1 2006, In : Global Change Biology. 12, 7, p. 1208-1229 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Land use
Wood
land use
history
Earth (planet)
2005
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
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
21 Citations (Scopus)

The evolution of intergenerational discounting in offspring quality

Livnat, A., Pacala, S. W. & Levin, S. A., Mar 1 2005, In : American Naturalist. 165, 3, p. 311-321 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

parental investment
reproductive effort
mutation
life history theory
survivorship
2004
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
50 Citations (Scopus)

Human-induced changes in US biogenic volatile organic compound emissions: Evidence from long-term forest inventory data

Purves, D. W., Caspersen, J. P., Moorcroft, P. R., Hurtt, G. C. & Pacala, S. W., Oct 1 2004, In : Global Change Biology. 10, 10, p. 1737-1755 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Volatile Organic Compounds
forest inventory
Monoterpenes
volatile organic compound
monoterpene
56 Citations (Scopus)

Solving the climate problem: Technologies available to curb CO2 emissions

Socolow, R., Hotinski, R., Greenblatt, J. B. & Pacala, S. W., Dec 1 2004, In : Environment. 46, 10, p. 8-19 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Curbs
climate
183 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of large-scale wind power on global climate

Keith, D. W., DeCarolis, J. F., Denkenberger, D. C., Lenschow, D. H., Malyshev, S. L., Pacala, S. W. & Rasch, P. J., Nov 16 2004, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 101, 46, p. 16115-16120 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Climate
Fossil Fuels
Air Pollutants
Temperature
2003
48 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of historical land cover change on the July climate of the United States

Baidya Roy, S., Hurtt, G. C., Weaver, C. P. & Pacala, S. W., Dec 27 2003, In : Journal of Geophysical Research D: Atmospheres. 108, 24

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land cover
climate
demography
atmospheric modeling
Advection
154 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial dynamics in model plant communities: What do we really know?

Bolker, B. M., Pacala, S. W. & Neuhauser, C., Aug 1 2003, In : American Naturalist. 162, 2, p. 135-148 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dynamic models
plant community
plant communities
coexistence
fecundity
2002
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
426 Citations (Scopus)

Mechanisms of long-distance dispersal of seeds by wind

Nathan, R., Katul, G. G., Horn, H. S., Thomas, S. M., Oren, R., Avissar, R., Pacala, S. W. & Levin, S. A., Jul 25 2002, In : Nature. 418, 6896, p. 409-413 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Seed Dispersal
Seeds
Liriodendron
Pest Control
Climate Change
194 Citations (Scopus)

Projecting the future of the U.S. carbon sink

Hurtt, G. C., Pacala, S. W., Moorcroft, P. R., Caspersen, J., Shevliakova, E., Houghton, R. A. & Moore, B., Feb 5 2002, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 99, 3, p. 1389-1394 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Sequestration
Ecosystem
Carbon Cycle
Budgets
Carbon
2001
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
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
917 Citations (Scopus)

Recent patterns and mechanisms of carbon exchange by terrestrial ecosystems

Schimel, D. S., House, J. I., Hibbard, K. A., Bousquet, P., Ciais, P., Peylin, P., Braswell, B. H., Apps, M. J., Baker, D., Bondeau, A., Canadell, J., Churkina, G., Cramer, W., Denning, A. S., Field, C. B., Friedlingstein, P., Goodale, C., Heimann, M., Houghton, R. A., Melillo, J. M. & 10 others, Moore, B., Murdiyarso, D., Noble, I., Pacala, S. W., Prentice, I. C., Raupach, M. R., Rayner, P. J., Scholes, R. J., Steffen, W. L. & Wirth, C., Nov 8 2001, In : Nature. 414, 6860, p. 169-172 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ecosystem
Carbon Sequestration
Carbon
Carbon Dioxide
Fossil Fuels
101 Citations (Scopus)

Successional diversity and forest ecosystem function

Caspersen, J. P. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 2001, In : Ecological Research. 16, 5, p. 895-903 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecosystem function
forest ecosystems
forest ecosystem
forest inventory
carbon sequestration
2000
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
98 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling and analysis of stochastic invasion processes

Lewis, M. A. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of mathematical biology. 41, 5, p. 387-429 43 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Stochastic Processes
Invasion
Random processes
Permanence
Spatial Correlation
76 Citations (Scopus)

Optimal sampling of the atmosphere for purpose of inverse modeling: A model study

Gloor, M., Fan, S. M., Pacala, S. W. & Sarmiento, J. L., Mar 1 2000, In : Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 14, 1, p. 407-428 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biospherics
Fluxes
Sampling
atmosphere
vertical profile
81 Citations (Scopus)

Reinterpreting space, time lags, and functional responses in ecological models

Keeling, M. J., Wilson, H. B. & Pacala, S. W., Dec 1 2000, In : Science. 290, 5497, p. 1758-1761 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reaction Time
Ecosystem
1999
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
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
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
96 Citations (Scopus)

Limiting similarity, species packing, and system stability for hierarchical competition-colonization models

Kinzig, A. P., Levin, S. A., Dushoff, J. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 1999, In : American Naturalist. 153, 4, p. 371-383 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

colonization
fecundity
competitive exclusion
habitat destruction
trade performance
17 Citations (Scopus)

On the use of regularization techniques in the inverse modeling of atmospheric carbon dioxide

Fan, S. M., Sarmiento, J. L., Gloor, M. & Pacala, S. W., Sep 20 1999, In : Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres. 104, D17, p. 21503-21512 10 p., 1999JD900215.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon Dioxide
carbon dioxide
tropics
Fluxes
tropical region
374 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial moment equations for plant competition: Understanding spatial strategies and the advantages of short dispersal

Bolker, B. M. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 1999, In : American Naturalist. 153, 6, p. 575-602 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

plant competition
colonization
community dynamics
resource
plant community
1998
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
175 Citations (Scopus)

Models suggesting field experiments to test two hypotheses explaining successional diversity

Pacala, S. W. & Rees, M., Nov 5 1998, In : American Naturalist. 152, 5, p. 729-737 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

niches
colonization
niche
testing
mathematical models
495 Citations (Scopus)

Reid's paradox of rapid plant migration

Clark, J. S., Fastie, C., Hurtt, G., Jackson, S. T., Johnson, C., King, G. A., Lewis, M., Lynch, J., Pacala, S. W., Prentice, C., Schupp, E. W., Webb, T. & Wyckoff, P., Jan 1 1998, In : BioScience. 48, 1, p. 13-24 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

98 Citations (Scopus)

Terrestrial models and global change: challenges for the future

Hurtt, G. C., Moorcroft, P. R., Pacala, S. W. & Levin, S. A., Jun 1 1998, In : Global Change Biology. 4, 5, p. 581-590 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

global change
Climate change
Feedback
climate change
climate
1997
287 Citations (Scopus)

Using moment equations to understand stochastically driven spatial pattern formation in ecological systems

Bolker, B. & Pacala, S. W., Jan 1 1997, In : Theoretical Population Biology. 52, 3, p. 179-197 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

modeling
plant competition
plankton
ecology
population structure
1996
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
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
1995
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
548 Citations (Scopus)

Juvenile tree survivorship as a component of shade tolerance

Kobe, R. K., Pacala, S. W., Silander, J. A. & Canham, C. D., Jan 1 1995, In : Ecological Applications. 5, 2, p. 517-532 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

shade tolerance
sapling
survivorship
55 Citations (Scopus)

Limiting future atmospheric carbon dioxide

Sarmiento, J. L., Le Quéré, C. & Pacala, S. W., Mar 1995, In : Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 9, 1, p. 121-137 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biospherics
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon
Stabilization
carbon dioxide