2013 Publications

Bradford, M.A. (2013) Thermal adaptation of decomposer communities in warming soils. Frontiers in Microbiology, 4, 333 [doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2013.00333] (invited review for special topic on The Microbial Regulation of Global Biogeochemical Cycles).

Bradford, M.A., Crowther, T.W. (2013) Carbon use efficiency and storage in terrestrial ecosystems. New Phytologist, 199, 7-9.

Bradford, M.A., Keiser, A.D., Davies, C.A., Mersmann, C.A., Strickland, M.S. (2013) Empirical evidence that soil carbon formation from plant inputs is positively related to microbial growth. Biogeochemistry, 113, 271-281 (in the new fast-breaking Biogeochemistry Letters format).

Crowther, T.M., Bradford M.A. (2013) Thermal acclimation in widespread heterotrophic soil microbes. Ecology Letters, 4, 469-477.

Felson, A.J., Bradford, M.A., Terway, T.M. (2013) Promoting Earth Stewardship through urban design experiments. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 11, 362-367.

Felson, A.J., Oldfield, E.E., Bradford, M.A. (2013) Involving ecologists in shaping large-scale green infrastructure projects. Bioscience, 63, 882-890 (see associated Feature article in the same addition of Bioscience reporting on this emerging field through interviews with our group and others).

Keiser, A.D., Knoepp, J.D., Bradford, M.A. (2013) Microbial communities may modify how litter quality affects potential decomposition rates as tree species migrate. Plant and Soil, 372, 167-176.

King, J.R., Warren, R.J., Bradford, M.A. (2013) Social insects dominate eastern US temperate hardwood forest macroinvertebrate communities in warmer regions. PLoS One, 10, e75843.

Oldfield, E.E., Warren, R.J., Felson, A.J., Bradford, M.A. (2013) Challenges and future directions in urban afforestation. Journal of Applied Ecology, 50, 1169-1177.

Schmitz, O.J., Bradford, M.A., Strickland, M.S., Hawlena, D. (2013) Linking predation risk, herbivore physiological stress and microbial decomposition of plant litter. Journal of Visualized Experiments 73, e50061, doi:10.3791/50061.

Schmitz, O.J., Raymond, P.R., Estes, J.A., Kurz, W.A., Holtgrieve, G.W., Ritchie, M.E., Schindler, D.E., Spivak, A., Wilson,R.W., Bradford, M.A., Christensen, V., Deegan, L., Smetacek, V., Vanni, M.J., Wilmers, C.C. (2013) Animating the carbon cycle. Ecosystems, doi: 10.1007/s10021-013-9715-7.

Strickland, M.S., Hawlena, D., Reese, A., Bradford, M.A., Schmitz, O.J. (2013) Trophic cascade alters ecosystem carbon exchange. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 110, 11035-11038.

Strickland, M.S., McCulley, R.L., Bradford, M.A. (2013) The effect of a quorum-quenching enzyme on leaf litter decomposition. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 64, 65-67.

Warren, R.J., Bahn, V., Bradford, M.A. (2013) Decoupling litter barrier and soil moisture influences on the establishment of an invasive grass. Plant and Soil, 367, 339-346.

Warren, R.J, Ursell, T., Keiser, A.D., Bradford, M.A. (2013) Habitat, dispersal and propagule pressure control exotic plant infilling within an invaded range. Ecosphere, 4, 26 [doi: 10.1890/ES12-00393.1].

Warren, R.J, Bradford, M.A. (2013) Public Opinion: Science petitions are a façade of numbers. Nature, 493, 480. Although this was a non peer-reviewed letter, we originally submitted this as a perspective piece for peer review, and include the original, full-length submission here.