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Osnas, J.L.D., M. Katabuchi, S.J. Wright, K. Kitajima, N. Kraft, P.B. Reich, M.J. Samaniego, S.A. Van Bael, S.W. Pacala, and J.W. Lichstein. 2018. Divergent drivers of leaf trait variation within species, among species, and among functional groups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 115(21):5480-5485. pdf | Supplementary Info

Zhang, T., Ü. Niinemets, J. Sheffield, and J.W. Lichstein. 2018. Shifts in tree functional composition amplify the response of forest biomass to climate. Nature 556:99-102. link to paper | link to Nature News and Views article

Fell, M., J. Barber, J.W. Lichstein, and K. Ogle. 2018. Multidimensional trait space informed by a mechanistic model of tree growth and carbon allocation. Ecosphere 9(1):e02060, pages 1-25. pdf

Fisher, R.A., C.D. Koven, W.R.L. Anderegg, B.O. Christoffersen, M.C. Dietze, C. Farrior, J.A. Holm, G. Hurtt, R.G. Knox, P.J. Lawrence, J.W. Lichstein, M. Longo, A.M. Matheny, D. Medvigy, H.C. Muller-Landau, T.L. Powell, S.P. Serbin, H. Sato, J. Shuman, B. Smith, A.T. Trugman, T. Viskari, H. Verbeeck, E. Weng, C. Xu, X. Xu, T. Zhang, P. Moorcroft. 2018. Vegetation Demographics in Earth System Models: a review of progress and priorities. Global Change Biology 24:35-54. pdf

Liao, W., D.N.L. Menge, J.W. Lichstein, and G. Ángeles-Pérez. 2017. Global climate change will increase the abundance of symbiotic nitrogen-fixing trees in much of North America. Global Change Biology 23:4777-4787. pdf

Menge, D.N.L., S.A. Batterman, W. Liao, B.N. Taylor, J.W. Lichstein, and G. Ángeles-Pérez. 2017. Nitrogen-fixing trees comprise similar fractions of tree diversity in higher-latitude and lower-latitude forests in North America despite wide differences in abundance. Ecology Letters 20:842-851. pdf

Huang, Y., S. Gerber, T. Huang, and J.W. Lichstein. 2016. Evaluating the drought response of CMIP5 models using global gross primary productivity, leaf area, precipitation, and soil moisture data. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30, doi:10.1002/2016GB005480. pdf

Caughlin, T.T., S. Elliott, and J.W. Lichstein. 2016. When does seed limitation matter for scaling up reforestation from patches to landscapes? Ecological Applications 26(8):2439-2450. pdf

Rifai, S.W.G, J.D.U. Muñoz, R. Negrón-Juarez, F.R.R. Arévalo, R. Tello-Espinoza, M.C. Vanderwel, J.W. Lichstein, J.Q. Chambers, and S.A. Bohlman. 2016. Landscape-scale consequences of differential tree mortality from catastrophic wind disturbance in the Amazon. Ecological Applications 26(7):2225-2237. pdf

Vanderwel, M.C., H. Zeng, J.P. Caspersen, G. Kunstler, J.W. Lichstein. 2016. Demographic controls of aboveground forest biomass across North America. Ecology Letters 19:414-423. pdf

Tautenhahn, S., J.W. Lichstein, M. Jung, J. Kattge, S.A. Bohlman, H. Heilmeier, A. Prokushkin, A. Kahl, C. Wirth. 2016. Dispersal limitation drives successional pathways in Central Siberian forests under current and intensified fire regimes. Global Change Biology 22:2178:2197. pdf

Anderegg W.R.L., J.A. Hicke, R.A. Fisher, C.D. Allen, J. Aukema, B. Bentz, S. Hood, J.W. Lichstein, A.K. Macalady, N. McDowell, Y. Pan, K. Raffa, A. Sala, J.D. Shaw, N.L. Stephenson, C. Tague, M. Zeppel. 2015. Tree mortality from drought, insects, and their interactions in a changing climate. New Phytologist 208:674-683. pdf | Faculty of 1000 recommended

Weng, E., S. Malyshev, J.W. Lichstein, C.E. Farrior, R. Dybzinski, T. Zhang, E. Shevliakova, S.W. Pacala. 2015. Scaling from individuals to ecosystems in an Earth System Model using a mathematically tractable model of height-structured competition for light. Biogeosciences 12:2655-2694. pdf

Vanderwel, M., M. Slot, J.W. Lichstein, P.B. Reich, J. Kattge, O.K. Atkin, K.J. Bloomfield, M.G. Tjoelker, and K. Kitajima. 2015. Global convergence in leaf respiration from estimates of thermal acclimation across time and space. New Phytologist 207:1026-1037. pdf

Caughlin, T.T., J. Ferguson, J.W. Lichstein, P. Zuidema, S. Bunyavejchewin, and D. Levey. 2015. Loss of animal seed dispersal increases extinction risk in a tropical tree species due to pervasive negative density dependence across life stages. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 298:20142095. pdf

Slot, M., C. Rey-Sánchez, S. Gerber, Lichstein, J.W., K. Winter, and K. Kitajima. 2014. Thermal acclimation of leaf respiration of tropical trees and lianas: response to experimental canopy warming, and consequences for tropical forest carbon balance. Global Change Biology 20:2915-2926. pdf

Menge, D.N.L., J.W. Lichstein, and G. Ángeles-Pérez. 2014. Nitrogen fixation strategies explain the latitudinal shift in nitrogen-fixing tree abundance. Ecology 95(8):2236-2245. pdf

Lichstein, J.W., N. Golaz, S. Malyshev, E. Shevliakova, T. Zhang, J. Sheffield, R.A. Birdsey, J.L. Sarmiento, and S.W. Pacala. 2014. Confronting terrestrial biosphere models with forest inventory data. Ecological Applications 24(4):699-715. pdf | Appendix A | Appendix B

Caughlin, T.T., J. Ferguson, J.W. Lichstein, S. Bunyavejchewin, and D. Levey. 2014. The importance of long distance seed dispersal for the demography and distribution of a canopy tree species. Ecology 95(4):952-962. pdf

Chen, A., J.W. Lichstein, J.L.D. Osnas, and S.W. Pacala. 2014. Species-independent down-regulation of leaf photosynthesis and respiration in response to shading: evidence from six temperate forest tree species. PLoS ONE 9(4):e91798. pdf

Zhang, T.Lichstein, J.W., and R.A. Birdsey. 2014. Spatial and temporal heterogeneity in the dynamics of eastern U.S. forests: implications for developing broad-scale forest dynamics models. Ecological Modelling 279:89-99. pdf

Ogle, K., S. Pathikonda, K. Sartor, J.W. Lichstein, J.L.D. Osnas, and S.W. Pacala. 2014. A model-based meta-analysis for estimating species-specific wood density and identifying potential sources of variation. Journal of Ecology 102:194-208. pdf

Melvin, A.M., J.W. Lichstein, and C.C. Goodale. 2013. Forest liming increases forest floor carbon and nitrogen stocks in a mixed hardwood forest. Ecological Applications 23(8):1962-1975. pdf

Vanderwel, M.C., W.P. Cropper, J.W. Lichstein, and F.E. Putz. 2013. Predicting broad-scale carbon loss and recovery in managed tropical forests. Carbon Management 4(6):575-577. pdf

Osnas, J.L.D., J.W. Lichstein, P.B. Reich, and S.W. Pacala. 2013. Global leaf trait relationships: mass, area, and the leaf economics spectrum. Science 340:741-744. pdfSupplementary Material | Faculty of 1000 recommended

Caughlin, T., J.H. Wheeler, J. Jankowski, and J.W. Lichstein. 2012. Urbanized landscapes favored by fig-eating birds increase invasive but not native juvenile strangler fig abundance. Ecology 93(7):1571-1580. pdf

Lichstein, J.W. and S.W. Pacala. 2011. Local diversity in heterogeneous landscapes: quantitative assessment with a height-structured forest metacommunity model. Theoretical Ecology 4:269-281. pdfAppendices

Lichstein, J.W., J. Dushoff, K. Ogle, A. Chen, D.W. Purves, J.P. Caspersen, and S.W. Pacala. 2010. Unlocking the forest inventory data: relating individual-tree performance to unmeasured environmental factors. Ecological Applications 20(3):684-699. pdf | Supplementary material

Malizia, A., H.R. Grau, and J.W. Lichstein. 2010. Soil phosphorus and disturbances influence liana communities in a subtropical montane forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 21:551-560. pdf

Menge, D.N.L., J.L. DeNoyer, and J.W. Lichstein. 2010. Phylogenetic constraints do not explain the rarity of nitrogen-fixing trees in late-successional temperate forests. PLoS ONE 5(8):e12056. pdf | Supplementary material

Chisholm, R.A, and J.W. Lichstein. 2009. Linking dispersal, immigration and scale in the neutral theory of biodiversity. Ecology Letters 12:1385-1393. pdf

Lichstein, J.W., C. Wirth, H.S. Horn, and S.W. Pacala. 2009. Biomass chronosequences of United States forests: implications for carbon storage and forest management. Pages 301-341 in C. Wirth, G. Gleixner, and M. Heimann, eds. Old-growth forests: function, fate and value. Ecological Studies vol. 207, Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg. pdf

Wirth, C. and J.W. Lichstein. 2009. The imprint of succession on old-growth forest carbon balances: insights from a trait-based model of forest dynamics. Pages 81-113 in C. Wirth, G. Gleixner, and M. Heimann, eds. Old-growth forests: function, fate and value. Ecological Studies vol. 207, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. pdf

Purves, D.W., J.W. Lichstein, N. Strigul, and S.W. Pacala. 2008. Predicting and understanding forest dynamics using a simple, tractable model. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U.S.A. 105(44):17018-17022. pdf | SupplementAppendix

Wirth C., J.W. Lichstein, J. Dushoff, A. Chen, and F.S. Chapin III. 2008. White spruce meets black spruce: dispersal, postfire establishment, and growth in a warming climate. Ecological Monographs 78(4):489-505. pdf

Lichstein, J.W., J. Dushoff, S.A. Levin, and S.W. Pacala. 2007. Intraspecific variation and species coexistence. American Naturalist 170(6):807-818. pdf

Purves, D.W., J.W. Lichstein, and S.W. Pacala. 2007. Crown plasticity and competition for canopy space: a new spatially implicit model parameterized for 250 North American tree species. PLoS ONE 2(9):e870. pdf

Lichstein, J.W. 2007. Multiple regression on distance matrices: a multivariate spatial analysis tool. Plant Ecology 188(2):117-131. pdf

Jetz, W., C. Rahbek, and J.W. Lichstein. 2005. Local and global approaches to spatial data analysis in ecology. Global Ecology and Biogeography 14(1): 97-98. pdf

Roy, S.B., P.D. Walsh, and J.W. Lichstein. 2005. Can logging in equatorial Africa affect adjacent parks? Ecology and Society 10(1):article 6. pdf

Lichstein, J.W., H.R. Grau, and R. Aragón. 2004. Recruitment limitation in secondary forests dominated by an exotic tree. Journal of Vegetation Science 15(6):721-728. pdf

Lichstein, J.W., T.R. Simons, and K.E. Franzreb. 2002. Landscape effects on breeding songbird abundance in managed forests. Ecological Applications 12(3):836-857. pdf

Lichstein, J.W., T.R. Simons, S.A. Shriner, and K.E. Franzreb. 2002. Spatial autocorrelation and autoregressive models in ecology. Ecological Monographs 72(3):445-463. pdf

Lichstein, J.W., M.L. Ballinger, A.R. Blanchette, H.M. Fishman, and G.D. Bittner. 2000. Structural changes at cut ends of earthworm giant axons in the interval between dye barrier formation and neuritic outgrowth. Journal of Comparative Neurology 416(2):143-157.