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2017 ESS PI Meeting Research Summary

The Subsurface Biogeochemical Research and Terrestrial Ecosystem Science programs within the Department of Energy’s Office of Biological and Environmental Research (BER) held their annual joint investigators meeting April 25-26, 2017, in Potomac, Maryland.

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Overview Presentations

Meeting agenda

Monday, April 24, 2017

TimeProgram Speaker
8:00 am - 5:30 pmESS Working Group Meeting (Franklin Building: Room 17A/B, 18, 19)
1:00 pm – 6:00 pmMeeting Check In (Franklin Building)
Team Meetings (Franklin Building)
7:00 pmNGEE-Tropics (Room 4)J. Chambers

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

TimeProgram Speaker
7:00 am - 8:30 amBreakfast (Franklin Building)
7:00 am -8:30 amMeeting Check-In (Franklin Building)
8:30 am - 9:55 amOverview of Programs & Updates (Ben Franklin Hall)R. Hirsch
8:30 am -8:35 amWelcome and Introductory CommentsR. Hirsch
8:35 am - 8:45 amBER ProgramsS. Weatherwax
8:45 am - 8:55 amCESD Programs & Strategic DirectionsG. Geernaert
8:55 am - 9:05 amSBR Program UpdateP. Bayer
9:05 am - 9:15 amTES Program UpdateD. Stover
9:15 am - 9:30 amESS Working Group UpdateD. Lesmes
9:30 am - 9:45 amESS Data Archive UpdateJ. Hnilo
9:45 am - 10:10 amBreak
10:10 am - 12:15 pmPlenary Session I – Understanding Microbial Complexity and Functioning in Environmental Systems (Ben Franklin Hall)D. Lesmes
10:10 am - 10:35 amThe Biogeochemistry of Microbial CommunitiesB. Hungate
10:35 am - 11:00 amMicrobes, Meta-analysis, Mountains, Models, and Mechanics: Exploring Ecosystem Function under Global ChangeA. Classen
11:00 am - 11:25 amENIGMA Project: Lab to Field and Back - Environmental System MicrobiomesT. Hazen
11:25 am - 11:50 amTransitioning Genome-Resolved Metagenomic Analysis of Diversity and Microbial Metabolism from the Aquifer to the Watershed ScaleJ. Banfield
11:50 am - 12:15 pmMicrobes to the Environment: Capturing Microbial Complexity and Functioning in Environmental System ModelsT. Scheibe
12:15 pm - 2:00 pmLunch (Osgood Building)
1:00 pm - 2:00 pmLunch Discussion on FICUS and Research Opportunities with the Scientific User Facilities. (Room 3)EMSL, JGI and Synchrotron User Facility POCs
2:00 pm - 5:00 pmPoster Session I (Franklin Building: Rooms 1, 21, 22, and 23)
2:00 pm - 3:30 pmPoster Subsession A
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmPoster Subsession B
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmDinner (Osgood Building)
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmConcurrent Sessions - I (Franklin Building)
Concurrent Session 1: SBR Team Meeting/Town Hall (Room: Ben Franklin Hall)D. Lesmes/P. Bayer
Concurrent Session 2: TES Breakout: Terrestrial-Soils and Biogeochemical Interactions Ignite Session (Room 18/19)K. Todd Brown and V. Salmon
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmIgnite Session Introduction and Discussion
1. A Dispatch from the Dry Side:Data-Model Dialogues from Seasonally Dry Tropical ForestJ. Powers
2. Resolving Conflicting Physical and Biochemical Feedbacks to Climate in Response to Long-Term WarmingK. DeAngelis
3. Knowledge-Model Integration: The Importance of Ecological Insight in Earth system modelsW. Wieder
4. How Soil Depth Affects DecompositionC. Hicks-Pries
5. Processes Governing the Spatial Heterogeneity of Soil Carbon StocksU. Mishra
6. Pore- to Core-Scale Research to Inform Ecosystem-Scale Soil C Biogeochemistry: Drought and Wetting Events Alter Soil Carbon DynamicsV. Bailey
7. Rapid Changes in the Permafrost Soil Carbon Pool in Response to WarmingT. Schuur
8. Otherwise Decomposable Substrates Exhibit Apparent Recalcitrance When Sorbed to Minerals: A Study of Glucose and Organo-Mineral Complexes in SoilR. Porras
9. Decoding the Secrets of Carbon Preservation in Low-latitude PeatlandsC. Richardson
10. Modeling Soil Organic Carbon Transformations in Anoxic Arctic soil microcosmJ. Zheng
11. Discussion
Concurrent Session 3: TES Breakout: Biogeochemistry at the Terrestrial-Aquatic Interface (Room 17A/B)N. Griffith and G. Noyce
7:00 pm - 7:15 pmFrom Roots to Rivers: Tracking the Fate of Dissolved Organic Matter Through Arctic Tundra SoilsL. Lynch
7:15 pm - 7:30 pmMacrotopographic and Microtopographic Controls on Surface Water and Active Layer Chemistry in the Arctic Coastal Plain of Northern AlaskaJ. Heikoop
7:30 am - 7:45 pmMolecular Changes in Dissolved Organic Matter with Increasing Humification at the Spruce and Peatlands Response Under Climate and Environmental Change SiteR. Wilson
7:45 pm - 8:00 pmConfronting Earth System Models with Observations in the SPRUCE Peatland: Challenges and OpportunitiesD. Ricciuto
8:00 pm - 8:15 pmCarbon Dynamics Across the Terrestrial-Aquatic Landscape of Subtropical FloridaR. Hinkle
8:15 pm - 8:30 pmHot Spots and Hot Moments: Investigating the Relationship Between Soil Redox Dynamics and Greenhouse Gas Fluxes Along a Catena Gradient in a Wet Tropical ForestC. O’Connell
Concurrent Session 4: TES Breakout: Terrestrial-Atmosphere Interface (Room 15/16)E. Campbell and S. Dengel
7:00 pm - 7:20 pmBest Practices and Pitfalls when Managing, Sharing, and Archiving ESS Data ResearchT. Killeffer and D. Christianson
7:20 pm - 7:40 pmUsing Stable Carbon Isotopes of CO2 to Better Characterize Poorly Represented Terrestrial Ecosystem ProcessesB. Raczka
7:40 am - 8:00 pmIs Carbonyl Sulfide a Tracer of Both Stomatal Conductance and Gross Primary Production?E. Campbell
8:00 pm - 8:30 pmDiscussion
2:00 pm - 3:30 pmPoster Subsession A
3:30 pm - 5:00 pmPoster Subsession B
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmDinner (Osgood Building)
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmConcurrent Sessions - I (Franklin Building)
Concurrent Session 1: SBR Team Meeting/Town Hall (Room: Ben Franklin Hall)D. Lesmes/P. Bayer
Concurrent Session 2: TES Breakout: Terrestrial-Soils and Biogeochemical Interactions Ignite Session (Room 18/19)K. Todd Brown and V. Salmon
7:00 pm - 8:30 pmIgnite Session Introduction and Discussion
1. A Dispatch from the Dry Side:Data-Model Dialogues from Seasonally Dry Tropical ForestJ. Powers
2. Resolving Conflicting Physical and Biochemical Feedbacks to Climate in Response to Long-Term WarmingK. DeAngelis
3. Knowledge-Model Integration: The Importance of Ecological Insight in Earth system modelsW. Wieder
4. How Soil Depth Affects DecompositionC. Hicks-Pries
5. Processes Governing the Spatial Heterogeneity of Soil Carbon StocksU. Mishra
6. Pore- to Core-Scale Research to Inform Ecosystem-Scale Soil C Biogeochemistry: Drought and Wetting Events Alter Soil Carbon DynamicsV. Bailey
7. Rapid Changes in the Permafrost Soil Carbon Pool in Response to WarmingT. Schuur
8. Otherwise Decomposable Substrates Exhibit Apparent Recalcitrance When Sorbed to Minerals: A Study of Glucose and Organo-Mineral Complexes in SoilR. Porras
9. Decoding the Secrets of Carbon Preservation in Low-latitude PeatlandsC. Richardson
10. Modeling Soil Organic Carbon Transformations in Anoxic Arctic soil microcosmJ. Zheng
11. Discussion
Concurrent Session 3: TES Breakout: Biogeochemistry at the Terrestrial-Aquatic Interface (Room 17A/B)N. Griffith and G. Noyce
7:00 pm - 7:15 pmFrom Roots to Rivers: Tracking the Fate of Dissolved Organic Matter Through Arctic Tundra SoilsL. Lynch
7:15 pm - 7:30 pmMacrotopographic and Microtopographic Controls on Surface Water and Active Layer Chemistry in the Arctic Coastal Plain of Northern AlaskaJ. Heikoop
7:30 am - 7:45 pmMolecular Changes in Dissolved Organic Matter with Increasing Humification at the Spruce and Peatlands Response Under Climate and Environmental Change SiteR. Wilson
7:45 pm - 8:00 pmConfronting Earth System Models with Observations in the SPRUCE Peatland: Challenges and OpportunitiesD. Ricciuto
8:00 pm - 8:15 pmCarbon Dynamics Across the Terrestrial-Aquatic Landscape of Subtropical FloridaR. Hinkle
8:15 pm - 8:30 pmHot Spots and Hot Moments: Investigating the Relationship Between Soil Redox Dynamics and Greenhouse Gas Fluxes Along a Catena Gradient in a Wet Tropical ForestC. O’Connell
Concurrent Session 4: TES Breakout: Terrestrial-Atmosphere Interface (Room 15/16)E. Campbell and S. Dengel
7:00 pm - 7:20 pmBest Practices and Pitfalls when Managing, Sharing, and Archiving ESS Data ResearchT. Killeffer and D. Christianson
7:20 pm - 7:40 pmUsing Stable Carbon Isotopes of CO2 to Better Characterize Poorly Represented Terrestrial Ecosystem ProcessesB. Raczka
7:40 am - 8:00 pmIs Carbonyl Sulfide a Tracer of Both Stomatal Conductance and Gross Primary Production?E. Campbell
8:00 pm - 8:30 pmDiscussion

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

TimeProgram Speaker
7:00 am - 8:00 amBreakfast (Franklin Building)
7:30 am – 8:30 amBreakfast with the User Facilities (Learn about capabilities and updates from each of the Scientific User Facilities & Community Resources Facilities – ARM, EMSL, JGI, ESSDA, Synchrotrons) Open discussion at tables in the cafeteria. Osgood Building
8:30 am – 12:00 pmConcurrent Sessions – IIA: SBR Town Hall Breakouts
Concurrent Session 5: SBR Town Hall Breakout - Topic: Watershed Systems (Room 4)D. Lesmes
Concurrent Session 6: SBR Town Hall Breakout - Topic: Hydro-Biogeochemistry (Room 17A/B)P. Bayer
9:00 am – 12:00 pmConcurrent Sessions – IIB: TES Town Hall and Updates
Concurrent Session 7: TES Town Hall and updates (Room: Ben Franklin Hall)D. Stover
12:00 pm - 1:30pmLunch (Osgood Building)D. Stover
12:00 pm - 1:30pmLunch (Osgood Building)
12:30 pm – 1:30 pmSage Advice for Students and Post-Docs (Room 4)
1:30 pm - 4:30 pmPoster Session II (Franklin Building: Rooms 1, 21, 22, and 23)
1:30 pm - 3:00 pmPoster Subsession C
3:00 pm - 4:30 pmPoster Subsession D
4:30 pm - 4:40 pmBreak
4:40 pm - 5:20 pmPlenary Session III – Community Updates (Ben Franklin Hall)D. Stover
4:40 pm - 4:55 pmOutbrief of the Research Priorities to Incorporate Terrestrial-Aquatic Interfaces in Earth System Models WorkshopP. Megonigal
4:55 pm - 5:20 pmOutbrief of the SBR Town Hall and Associated BreakoutsD. Lesmes
5:20 pm - 5:30 pmCloseout/Announcements
5:30 pm - 7:00 pmDinner (Osgood Building)
7:00 pmAdjourn

Individual Abstract PDFs

Last NameFirst NamePoster TitleInstitutionActivity/GroupProgram Area
AdhikariDineshBiogeochemical Fate and Stability of Iron Oxide-Organic Carbon ComplexesUniv of Nevada, RenoSBR StudentStudent
AndresenChristianWetter or Drier? Large Uncertainty in Permafrost Hydrology ProjectionsLos Alamos Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
ArellanoGabrielPrediction of Individual Tree Mortality in Tropical Forests Using Inexpensive Field MethodsCTFS-ForestGEONGEE TropicsTES
ArendtCarliNitrate and Oxyanion Concentrations in Unsaturated High-Topography Polygonal Features: Implications for a More Fertile ArcticLos Alamos Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
ArgawalDebAmeriFlux Data Product and Interface ImprovementsLawrence Berkeley Natl LabAmeriFluxTES
ArgawalDebLBNL Watershed SFA Data Management and AssimilationLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL SBR SFASBR
BaileyVanessaPore- to Core-Scale Research to Inform Ecosystem-Scale Soil C Biogeochemistry: Drought and Wetting Events Alter Soil Carbon DynamicsPacific Northwest Natl LabPNNLTES
BalboniEnricaPlutonium Incorporation into Iron Oxide MineralsLawrence Livermore Natl LabLLNL SBR SFASBR
BaldocchiDennisInter-Annual Variability of Net and Gross Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes: A ReviewUniv of California, BerkeleyFluxTES
BanfieldJillGenome-resolved metagenomic and geochemical analysis of East River riparian zone soils supports the 'systems within systems' approach for watershed analysisLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL SBR SFASBR
BargarJohnCoupled cycling of organic matter, uranium, and biogeochemical critical elements in subsurface systems. Overview of the SLAC SFASLAC Natl Accelerator LabSLAC SBR SFASBR
BargarJohnU.S. Synchrotron Capabilities for Environmental System ScienceSLAC Natl Accelerator LabUser FacilityUser Facility
BattiatoIleniaA vegetative facies-based multiscale approach to modeling nutrient transportStanford UnivHydrologySBR
BearupLindsayObserving and modeling snow processes across spatial and temporal scales in a Rocky Mountain Headwater CatchmentUS Bureau of ReclamationLBNL SBR SFASBR
BiraudSebastienUpdates from the AmeriFlux Tech TeamLawrence Berkeley Natl LabAmeriFluxTES
BlanchardJefferyCoupling Changes in Soil Respiration and Nutrient Cycling with Community Structure and Function in Long-Term Soil Warming ExperimentsUniv of Massachusetts AmherstSPRUCE BorealTES
Bond-LambertyBenPore- to Core-Scale Research to Inform Ecosystem-Scale Soil C Biogeochemistry: Effects of Soil Moisture on Heterotrophic Respiration across Spatial ScalesPacific Northwest Natl LabPNNLTES
BouskillNicholasSpatial and temporal dynamics of carbon and nitrogen within a mountainous watershedLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL SBR SFASBR
BoyanovMaximUsing x-ray spectroscopy to define the interplay between Fe, S, and U dynamics in batch reactors and flow-through columnsArgonne Natl LabANL SBR SFASBR
BoyeKristinSLAC SFA: Hydrologically driven process coupling between biogeochemical cycles and solute transport in transiently saturated sediments at the Riverton site (WY)SLAC Natl Accelerator LabSLAC SBR SFASBR
BreenAmyDiversity of High and Low Arctic Vegetation in AlaskaUniv of Alaska, FairbanksNGEE ArcticTES
BriggsMartinA last line of defense: understanding unique coupled abiotic/biotic processes at upwelling groundwater interfacesUS Geological SurveyWatershedSBR
BrodiEoinEcohydrological Controls on Watershed Function: Quantifying Dynamic Surface-Subsurface InteractionsLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL SBR SFASBR
BrooksScottMeasurement and Modeling of Methylmercury Production in Periphyton BiofilmsOak Ridge Natl LabORNL SBR SFASBR
CampbellElliottLarge historical growth in global terrestrial gross primary productionUniv of California, MercedFluxTES
CardarelliEmilySLAC SFA: Effects of microbial communities on uranium oxidation and mobilization in the presence of nitrate, nitrite, and oxygenStanford Univ - SLACSLAC SBR SFASBR
CarrollRosemaryNested-EMMA to Identify Stream Sources in a Colorado River Headwater CatchmentLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL SBR SFASBR
CarterKelseyPlant Physiological Thermal Acclimation of Understory Shrubs in a Puerto Rican Tropical RainforestMichigan Technological UnivTES StudentTES
CavaleriMollyTropical rain forest biogeochemistry in a warmer world: results from a novel warming experiment in a Puerto Rico tropical forestMichigan Technological UnivTropicalTES
ChambersJeffreyNext-Generation Ecosystem Experiments (NGEE)--Tropics OverviewLawrence Berkeley Natl LabNGEE TropicsTES
ChenXingyuanQuantifying Reach-Scale Hydrological Exchange Flows and Their Influences on Biogeochemistry, Contaminant Mobility, and Land-Surface FluxesPacific Northwest Natl LabPNNL SBR SFASBR
ChristiansonDanielleNGEE Tropics Data Collection and ManagementLawrence Berkeley Natl LabNGEE TropicsTES
ChristoffersenBradleySynthesis of Tropical Forest Sapflow Responses to the 2015-2016 ENSO Event: Insights into Key Plant Traits and MechanismsLos Alamos Natl LabNGEE TropicsTES
CoonEthanRecent Advances in Fine-Scale Integrated Modeling of Permafrost SystemsOak Ridge Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
CusackDanielaTropical root exudate responses to changing water and nutrientsUniv of California, Los AngelesTropicalTES
DafflonBaptisteQuantifying Multi-Dimensional Relationships to Estimate Arctic Soil Properties and Ecosystem Functioning at Relevant ScalesLawrence Berkeley Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
DeAngelisKristenResolving Conflicting Physical and Biochemical Feedbacks to Climate in Response to Long-Term WarmingUniv of Massachusetts AmherstSPRUCE BorealTES
deAraujoAlessandroOverview of research activities at the K34 site in Manaus, Brazil: long-term datasets and new data collection initiativesEmbrapa Eastern Amazon (Brazil)NGEE TropicsTES
DemersJasonUse of Stable Mercury Isotopes to Assess Mercury and Methylmercury Transformation and Transport across Critical Interfaces from the Molecular to the Watershed ScaleUniv of MichiganMercurySBR
DengelSigridCharacterization And Partitioning Of CH4 And CO2 Eddy Flux Data Measured Near Utqiagvik, AlaskaLawrence Berkeley Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
EhleringerJamesConfronting the Community Land Model Against Atmospheric CO2 and Biospheric Datasets in the Western U.S.Univ of UtahFluxTES
EissenstatDavidInfluence of topography on soil respiration in the Susquehanna-Shale Hills Critical Zone ObservatoryPenn State UnivSoils/BGCTES
EliasDwayneApplication of hgcAB Biomarker Detection and Characterization in the EnvironmentOak Ridge Natl LabORNL SBR SFASBR
EliasDwayneAssessment of Microbial Community Responses Towards a Model Synthetic Community for Studying Multispecies Hg-methylationOak Ridge Natl LabORNL SBR SFASBR
Eloe-FadroshEmileyThe DOE Joint Genome Institute: A User Facility for Environmental & Energy GenomicsLawrence Berkeley Natl Lab - Joint Genome InstituteUser FacilityUser Facility
FangYilinAssessing development needs in Earth System Models by hydrological modeling in the Asu Catchment using a hierarchy of hydrological modelsPacific Northwest Natl LabNGEE TropicsTES
FendorfScottMetabolic Constraints of Organic Matter Mineralization and Metal Cycling During Flood Plain EvolutionStanford UnivSLAC SBR SFASBR
FergusonBrennanThe influence of porous medium on citrate facilitated dissolution of uranyl-phosphate: Connecting batch flow reactors with micromodelsClemson UnivSBR StudentStudent
FinstadKariMeasurements and modeling of carbon turnover rates in tropical forest soilsLawrence Livermore Natl LabTropicalTES
FinziAdrienEffects of Experimental Warming & Elevated CO2 on Trace Gas Emissions from a Northern Minnesota Black Spruce PeatlandBoston UnivSPRUCE BorealTES
FisherJoshuaCarbon-Nutrient Economy of the Rhizosphere: Improving Biogeochemical Prediction and Scaling Feedbacks From Ecosystem to Regional ScalesUniv of California, Los AngelesSoils/BGCTES
FlynnTedBiogeochemical Impacts of the Microbially-Mediated Cycling of Iron and SulfurArgonne Natl LabANL SBR SFASBR
FraterrigoJenniferArctic Shrub Expansion, Plant Functional Trait Variation, and Effects on Belowground Carbon CyclingUniv of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignArcticTES
FungInezSensitivity of Transpiration to Subsurface PropertiesUniv of California, BerkeleyHydrologySBR
GilbertBenjaminShale weathering in the East River watershedLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL SBR SFASBR
Ginder-VogelMatthewTransport and Transformation of Particulate Organic Matter in Permeable Riverbed SedimentsUniv of Wisconsin, MadisonHydrologySBR
GrahamDavidSoil Property Comparisons from the Seward PeninsulaOak Ridge Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
GrahamEmilyOrganic Carbon Thermodynamics Elucidate Spatiotemporal Mechanisms Governing Hyporheic Zone Biogeochemical CyclingPacific Northwest Natl LabPNNL SBR SFASBR
GriffithsNatalieInitial Effects of Warming on Water and Solute Yields from a Black Spruce-Sphagnum BogOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
GuBaohuaElucidating Mechanisms of Natural Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) in Influencing Mercury Chemical Speciation and Microbial MethylationOak Ridge Natl LabORNL SBR SFASBR
GuLianhongSun-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence Auto-Measurement Equipment (FAME) Designed for Use at Eddy Covariance Flux SitesOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
HammondGlennLow Flow Conditions Maximize the Impacts of High-frequency River Dynamics on Hyporheic Biogeochemical and Thermal ExchangeSandia Natl LaboratoriesPNNL SBR SFASBR
HansonPaulORNL's Terrestrial Ecosystem Science -- Scientific Focus Area (TES SFA) A 2017 OverviewOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
HansonPaulPeatland Carbon Cycle Responses to Warming and Elevated CO2: Early CO2and CH4 Flux Responses and Status of Tree and Shrub Net Primary ProductionOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
HarpDylanConstraining Arctic Models with Disparate Datasets to Enhance Physical Process UnderstandingLos Alamos Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
HayesDanielSpatiotemporal variation in recent (2002-2015) browning and greening trends in the Arctic-Boreal Region of western North America: regional differences, post-fire trends, and time-series effectsUniv of MaineArcticTES
HeikoopJeffMacrotopographic Controls on Surface Water and Active Layer Chemistry in the Arctic Coastal Plain of Northern AlaskaLos Alamos Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
HenningJeremiahA little help from your friends: heterogeneity in forest diversity explains observed variation in carbon respiration in a lowland tropical forestUniv of Tennessee, KnoxvilleTES StudentTES
HessNancyEMSL: A DOE Scientific User Facility for Earth System Science ResearchPacific Northwest Natl Lab - Environmental Molecular Sciences LabUser FacilityUser Facility
HessNancyCharacterizing metallo-organic species involved in biological metal acquisition from soils using advanced mass spectrometryPacific Northwest Natl Lab - Environmental Molecular Sciences LabUser FacilityUser Facility
Hicks-PriesCaitlinHow Soil Depth Affects DecompositionLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL TES SFATES
HinkleRossCarbon dynamics across the terrestrial-aquatic landscape of subtropical FloridaUniv of Central FloridaSoils/BGCTES
HofmockelKirstenMicrobial response to Deep Peat Heating in SPRUCE peatland experimentPacific Northwest Natl LabSPRUCE BorealTES
HookLeslieORNL's TES SFA Data Acquisition, Archiving, And Sharing To Support Publications, Synthesis, And Modeling TasksOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
HoppleAnyaHow Does Whole Ecosystem Warming of a Peatland Affect Methane Production?Univ of OregonSPRUCE BorealTES
HsuHsiao-TiehAn Integrated Method for Molecular Investigation of Soil Organic Carbon Composition, Variability, and Spatial Distribution Across a Sub-alpine CatchmentStanford UnivSBR StudentStudent
Hsu-KimHeileenReactivity and Bioavailability of Mercury Sorbed to or Coprecipitated with Iron SulfidesDuke UnivMercurySBR
HuangMaoyiImpacts of forest degradation on water, energy, and carbon budgets in Amazon forestPacific Northwest Natl LabNGEE TropicsTES
HuangMaoyiQuantifying Stream-Aquifer-Land Interactions Along the Columbia River Corridor Using Integrated Modeling and ObservationsPacific Northwest Natl LabPNNL SBR SFASBR
HubbardSusanWatershed Function SFA: Hydrological and Biogeochemical Dynamics from Genomes to Watershed ScalesLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL SBR SFASBR
IvanovValeriyUnderstanding the Response of Photosynthetic Metabolism in Tropical Forests to Seasonal Climate VariationsUniv of MichiganTropicalTES
JafarovElchinModeling Hydrothermal Interactions Within 2D HillslopeLos Alamos Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
JastrowJulieEstimating arctic coastal plain soil carbon stocks vulnerable to active layer thickening under future climateArgonne Natl LabANL SFATES
JohnsonDanielImproving Plant Functional Types in Earth System Models: Pan-Tropical Analysis of Tree Survival across Environmental GradientsLos Alamos Natl LabNGEE TropicsTES
JohnsonTimInteractions Between River Stage Dynamics and Physical Setting on Hydrologic Exchange Flows and Primary Producer Biomass within the River CorridorPacific Northwest Natl LabPNNL SBR SFASBR
JohsAlexanderThe Biochemistry of Mercury Methylation in Anaerobic BacteriaOak Ridge Natl LabORNL SBR SFASBR
KemnerKenThe Argonne Natl Lab Subsurface Biogeochemical Research Program SFA: Fe and S Biogeochemistry in Redox Dynamic EnvironmentsArgonne Natl LabANL SBR SFASBR
KerstingAnnieThe LLNL Subsurface Biogeochemistry of Actinides SFALawrence Livermore Natl LabLLNL SBR SFASBR
KillefferTerryThe NGEE Arctic Data Archive: Data Sharing Metrics; Manuscript and Dataset Submission Tracking; and Tool Updates and ImprovementsOak Ridge Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
KingAnthonyImplications of Uncertainty in Fossil Fuel Emissions for Terrestrial Ecosystem ModelingOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
KnoxRyanSoftware Developments in the Functionally Assembled Terrestrial Ecosystem Simulator (FATES)Lawrence Berkeley Natl LabNGEE TropicsTES
KostkaJoelThe response of belowground carbon turnover and heterotrophic microbial communities to warming and elevated CO2 in peatlands at the ecosystem scale.Georgia Institute of TechnologySPRUCE BorealTES
KueppersLaraAlpine Treeline Warming Experiment: Highlights from an Experimental Test of Expected Upslope Tree Range Shifts and Alpine Community ResponsesLawrence Berkeley Natl LabSPRUCE BorealTES
LawBeverlyCarbon Cycle Dynamics within Oregon's Urban-Suburban-Forested- Agricultural Landscapes: Impacts of Bioenergy from Additional Forest Harvest and Conversion of Non-Food Crops to PoplarOregon State UnivFluxTES
LeeJung-EunEcophysiological Controls on Amazonian Precipitation Seasonality and VariabilityBrown UnivTropicalTES
LegerEmmanualInvestigating Bedrock Through Canopy Structure, Organization and Connectivity of an Arctic WatershedLawrence Berkeley Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
LongoMarcosRecovery time of carbon, structure and functioning of degraded forests in the AmazonEmbrapa Agricultural InformaticsNGEE TropicsTES
LuDanGlobal Parameter Optimization of ALM Using Sparse-Grid Based SurrogatesOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
MaherKateA multiscale approach to modeling carbon cycling within a high-elevation watershedStanford UnivWatershedSBR
MalendaHelenReal rivers have curves: Meander-scale field investigation of linkages between fluvial geomorphology, dynamic hydrology, and patterns of hyporheic exchangeColorado School of MinesSBR StudentStudent
MalhotraAvniWhole Ecosystem Warming at SPRUCE: Variable Fine-Root Response of Plant Functional TypesOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
MaoJiafuDetection and Attribution of the Terrestrial Runoff in the Conterminous United StatesOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
MaoJiafuTo What Extent Can Variability of Tropical Vegetation Growth Be Predicted Using Sea Surface Temperatures?Oak Ridge Natl Lab -NGEE TropicsNGEE TropicsTES
MartinuzziSebastianNGEE-Tropics: Recent remote sensing campaign in Puerto RicoUniv of Wisconsin, MadisonNGEE TropicsTES
MatamalaRoserPredicting potential C mineralization of tundra soils using spectroscopy techniquesArgonne Natl LabANL SFATES
MaxwellReedAdvancing Integrated Hydrologic Modeling at the Continental ScaleColorado School of MinesIDEASSBR
MayesMelanieLinking Meta-omics with the Microbial ENzyme Decomposition ModelOak Ridge Natl LabTropicalTES
McCormackM.LukeA Growing and Global Fine-Root Trait Database: Current Coverage and Scientific ApplicationsUniv of MinnesotaSPRUCE SFATES
McDowellNateResults of the first TES Early Career Award: understanding and simulating drought-induced forest mortalityLos Alamos Natl LabSoils/BGCTES
McFarlaneKarisConstraining Belowground Carbon Turnover Times in Terrestrial Ecosystems: Insights Gained through Radiocarbon Analysis and Interpretation at AmeriFlux Network SitesLawrence Livermore Natl LabAmeriFluxTES
McFarlaneSallyThe DOE Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Facility (ARM) Climate Research FacilityUS Department of EnergyUser FacilityUser Facility
MegonigalPatrickCoastal Wetland Carbon Sequestration in a Warmer ClimateSmithsonian Environmental Research CtrSoils/BGCTES
MekonnenZelalemModeling Shrub Expansion Under Changing Climate Across Arctic Tundra of North AmericaLawrence Berkeley Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
MishraUmakantObserved and modeled spatial distribution of uncertainties in Alaskan soil carbon stocksArgonne Natl LabANL SFATES
MorrisonKeithPu(VI) Hydroxamate Complex Formation at Circumneutral pHLawrence Livermore Natl LabLLNL SBR SFASBR
MoultonDavidInteroperable Design of Extreme-scale Application Software (IDEAS): Improving Developer Productivity and Software SustainabilityLos Alamos Natl LabIDEASSBR
MullerAlbertSLAC SFA: Spatial constraints on microbial metabolic activity in anaerobic environmentsStanford Univ - SLACSLAC SBR SFASBR
NaughtonHannahMetabolic Constraints on Carbon Oxidation Impacting Metal Cycling and Greenhouse Gas ProductionStanford UnivSBR StudentStudent
Negron-JuarezRobinsonTropical Forest Recovery Following Disturbances: A Remote Sensing ApproachLawrence Berkeley Natl LabNGEE TropicsTES
NeumannRebeccaRain Promotes Methane Production & Methane Oxidation in a Thermokarst Bog in Interior AlaskaUniv of WashingtonArcticTES
NewcomerMichelleGeomorphic Controls on Riparian and River Geochemistry in the East River WatershedLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL SBR SFASBR
NoelVincentSLAC SFA: Redox constraints on shallow alluvial sediments: Implications for U mobilitySLAC Natl Accelerator LabSLAC SBR SFASBR
O'DayPeggyExperimental and modeling investigation of the impact of atmospherically deposited phosphorus on terrestrial soil nutrient and carbon cycling, and ecosystem productivityUniv of California, MercedWatershedSBR
O'LoughlinEdwardElectron Shuttle Effects on Iron(III) Reduction, Methane Production, and Microbial Community DynamicsArgonne Natl LabANL SBR SFASBR
PainterScottModeling Solute Transport and Coupled Biogeochemical Transformations in Low-order Streams Using a Stochastic Travel-time ApproachOak Ridge Natl LabORNL SBR SFASBR
PainterScottIntermediate-scale Simulations of Thermal Hydrology of Polygonal TundraOak Ridge Natl LabIDEASSBR
ParksJerryBiomolecular Insights into the Transport and Transformations of MercuryOak Ridge Natl LabORNL SBR SFASBR
PierceEricORNL's Critical Interface Science Focus Area (CI-SFA): An OverviewOak Ridge Natl LabORNL SBR SFASBR
PorrasRachelOtherwise decomposable substrates exhibit apparent recalcitrance when sorbed to minerals: a study of glucose and organo-mineral complexes in soilLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL TES SFATES
PowellBrianCharacterization of redox mediated alterations in PuO2(s), NH4PuO2CO3(s) and NpO2(s) sources in multi-year field lysimeter studiesLawrence Livermore Natl LabLLNL SBR SFASBR
PowellBrianImaging radionuclide transport in porous mediaClemson UnivRadionuclideSBR
PowellBrianRadionuclide Waste Disposal: Development of Multi-scale Experimental and Modeling CapabilitiesClemson UnivRadionuclideSBR
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RaffJonathanTowards a Mechanistic Understanding of Land-Atmosphere Interactions of Reactive Oxides of NitrogenIndiana UnivWatershedSBR
ReedSashaCarbon and energy: Climate-induced community shifts and dryland feedbacks to future climateU.S. Geological SurveySoils/BGCTES
ReichPeterEight years of lessons from B4WarmED: tree responses to warming and rainfall manipulation in a boreal ecotoneUniv of MinnesotaSPRUCE BorealTES
RicciutoDanielMethods and Initial Results for A Model Intercomparison Study in A Northern PeatlandOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
RichardsonAndrewMeasuring and Modeling the Size and Temporal Dynamics of Nonstructural Carbohydrate Reserves in Temperate Forest TreesHarvard UnivSPRUCE BorealTES
RichardsonCurtisThe Role of Phenolic Compounds, Aromatics and Black Carbon Controls on Decomposition, GHG losses in Peatlands Along a Latitudinal Gradient from Minnesota to PeruDuke Univ Wetland CenterSPRUCE BorealTES
RileyWilliamModeled Nitrogen Dynamics in the NGEE-Arctic Polygonal Tundra Landscape at Barrow, AlaskaLawrence Berkeley Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
RileyWilliamModeling the response of soil carbon decomposition and stocks to warming with a focus on minerals and microbesLawrence Berkeley Natl LabLBNL TES SFATES
RogersAlistairLow Temperature Photosynthesis. Light Response Curves from the High ArcticBrookhaven Natl LabNGEE ArcticTES
RowlandJoelHydrologic and geomorphic controls on floodplain erosion and carbon dynamics in a mountainous headwater catchmentLos Alamos Natl LabWatershedSBR
RykenAnnaIdentifying Controls on Carbon Exchanges in High Altitude Headwaters to Improve Representation in Earth System Models
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SchadtChristopherMicrobial Responses of Deep Catotelm Peat to In Situ Experimental Warming and Ex Situ Amendments of Temperature, pH, Nitrogen and PhosphorusOak Ridge Natl LabSPRUCE SFATES
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SchuurEdwardDirect measurements of permafrost soil carbon loss in an experimentally warmed tundra ecosystemNorthern Arizona UnivArcticTES
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SilverWhendeeHot spots and hot moments: Investigating the relationship between soil redox dynamics and greenhouse gas fluxes in a wet tropical forestUniv of California, BerkeleyTropicalTES
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StegenJamesProcesses Governing the Biogeochemical Consequences of Inundation History and the Character of Dissolved Organic CarbonvPacific Northwest Natl LabPNNL SBR SFASBR
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