2017 Publications

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Bradford, M.A. (2017). Soil carbon: A leaky sink. Nature Climate Change 7, 475-476.

Bradford, M.A., Veen, G.F.C., Bonis, A., Bradford, E.M., Classen, A.T., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Crowther, T.W., De Long, J.R., Kardol, P., Manrubia-Freixa, M., Freschet, G.T., Maynard, D.S., Newman, G.S., van Logtestijn, R.S.P., Viketoft, M., Wardle, D.A., Wieder, W.R., Wood, S.A., van der Putten, W.H. (2017) A test of the hierarchical model of litter decomposition. Nature Ecology and Evolution, in press.

Bradford, M.A., Leiserowitz, A., Feinberg, G., Rosenthal, S.A., Lau, J.A. (2017) Long-term research in ecology and evolution (LTREE): 2015 survey data. Ecology, doi: 10.1002/ecy.1999 (early online, data paper).

Kuebbing, S.E., Maynard, D.S., Bradford, M.A. (2017) Linking functional diversity and ecosystem processes: a framework for using functional diversity metrics to predict the ecosystem impacts of functionally unique species. Journal of Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12835 (early online).

Maynard, D.S., Crowther, T.W., Bradford, M.A. (2017) Competitive network determines the direction of the diversity–function relationship. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, in press.

Maynard, D.S., Crowther, T.W., Bradford, M.A. (2017) Fungal interactions reduce carbon use efficiency. Ecology Letters, 20, 1034-1042.

Maynard, D.S., Bradford, M.A., Lindner, D.L., van Diepen, L.T.A., Frey, S.D., Glaeser, J.A., Crowther, T.W. (2017) Diversity begets diversity in competition for space. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1, art. 0156.

Sokol, N., Kuebbing, S.L., Bradford, M.A. (2017) . Impacts of an invasive plant are fundamentally altered by a co-occurring forest disturbance. Ecology, 98, 2133-2144.

Strickland, M.S., Callaham, M.A. Jr., Gardiner, E.S., Stanturf, J.A., Leff, J.W., Fierer, N., Bradford, M.A. (2017) Response of soil microbial community composition and function to a bottomland forest restoration intensity gradient. Applied Soil Ecology, 119, 317-326.

Warren II, R.J., King, J.R., Chick, L., Bradford, M.A. (2017) Global change impacts on ant-mediated seed dispersal in eastern North America. In Oliveira, P.S. and Koptur, S. (eds.) Ant-plant interactions in a changing world, in press. Cambridge University Press, UK (Invited).

Warren II, R.J., Love, J.P. Bradford, M.A. (2017) Nest-mediated seed dispersal. Plant Ecology, 218, 1213-1220.

Wood, S.A., Bradford, M.A. (2017) Leveraging new understanding of belowground foodwebs for ecological intensification of agriculture. In Singh, B. (ed.) Soil Carbon Storage: Modulators, management, and modeling, in press. Elsevier Publication (Invited).


Hall, E.K., Bernhardt, E.S, Bier, R., Bradford, M.A., Boot, C.M., Cotner, J.B., del Giorgio, P.A., Evans, S.E., Graham E. B., Jones, S.E., Lennon, J.T., Locey, K., Nemergut, D., Osborne, B., Rocca, J.D., Schimel J.S., Waldrop, M.S., Wallenstein, M.W. Understanding how microbiomes influence the systems they inhabit: insight from ecosystem ecology. 


Buchkowski, R.W., Bradford, M.A., Grandy, A.S., Schmitz, O.J., Wieder, W.R. (2017) Applying population and community ecology theory to advance understanding of belowground biogeochemistry. Ecology Letters, 20, 231-245.

Keiser, A.D., Bradford, M.A. (2017) Climate masks decomposer influence in a cross-site litter decomposition study. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 107, 180-187.

Rubenstein, M.A., Crowther, T.W., Maynard, D.S., Schilling, J.S., Bradford, M.A. (2017) Decoupling direct and indirect effects of temperature on decomposition. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 112, 110-116.

Oliverio, A., Bradford, M.A., Fierer, N. (2017) Identifying the microbial taxa which consistently respond to soil warming across time and space. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.13557.