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Los Alamos National Laboratory Biological and Environmental Research Publications - 2018

Peer-reviewed publications sponsored by the DOE Office of Science, Office of Biological and Environmental Research.


  • Charrico, C. M., S. L. Gomez, M. K. Dubey, and A. C. Aiken, 2018: Low hygroscopicity of ambient fresh carbonaceous aerosols from pyrotechnics smoke.  Atmospheric Environment, 178, 101-108.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2018.01.024
  • Cheng, W., et al., (LANL authors:  W. Weijer, J. Zhang) 2018:  Can the salt-advection feedback be detected in internal variability of the Atlantic Meriodional Overturning Circulation? J. Clim., 31, 6649-6667. https://doi.org/10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0825.1
  • Chylek, P., P. Tans, J. Christy, and M. K. Dubey, 2018:  The carbon cycle response to two El Nino types: an observational study.  Environ. Res. Lett., 13, 024001.  https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aa9c5b
  • Drake, H. F., A. K. Morrison, S. M. Griffies, J. L. Sarmiento, W. Weijer, and A. R. Gray, 2018:  Lagrangian timescales of southern ocean upwelling in a hierarchy of model resolutions.  Geophys. Res. Lett., 45, 891-898.  https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL076045 
  • Fisher, R. A., et al., (LANL authors:  B. O. Christoffersen, C. Xu) 2018:  Vegetation demographics in Earth System Models: A review of progress and priorities. Glog. Change Biol., 24, 35-54.  https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13910
  • Fyke, J., O. Sergienko, M. Lofverstrom, S. Price and J. T. M. Lenaerts, 2018: An overview of interactions and feedbacks between ice sheets and the Earth system.  Rev. Geophys., 56, 361-408.  https://doi.org/10.1029/2018RG000600
  • Girotto, G., et al., (LANL authors: K. Gorkowski, A. C. Aiken, M. Dubey) 2018: Fractal-like tar ball aggregates from wildfire smoke.  Environ. Sci. Technol. Lett., 5, 360-365.  https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.estlett.8b00229
  • Gomez, S. L., et al., (LANL authors:  A. C. Aiken, T. Rahn, D. Romonosky, P. Chylek, S. Sevanto, M. K. Dubey) 2018:  Southwestern U.S. biomass burning smoke hygroscopicity: The role of plant phenology, chemical composition, and combustion properties.  J. Geophys. Res. Atmos., 123, 5416-5432. https://doi.org/10.1029/2017JD028162
  • Goodsman, D. W., B. H. Aukema, N. G. McDowell, R. S. Middleton, and C. Xu, 2018:  Incorporating variability in simulations of seasonally forced phenology using integral projection models.  Ecology and Evolution, 8, 162-175.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3590 
  • Grandbois, R., et al., (LANL author: C. Yeager) 2018:  Biogenic manganese oxides facilitate iodide oxidation at pH ≤ 5.  Geomicrobiology Journal, 35, 167-173.  https://doi.org/10.1080/01490451.2017.1338795
  • Hoffman, M. J., et al., (LANL author:  S. F. Price) 2018:  Widespread moulin formation during supraglacial lake drainages in Greenland.  Geophysical Research Letters, 45.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/2017GL075659
  • Jan, A., E. T. Coon, S. L. Painter, R. Garimella, and J. D. Moulton, 2018: An intermediate-scale model for thermal hydrology in low-relief permafrost-affected landscapes.  Comput. Geosci., 22, 163-177.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10596-017-9679-3
  • Jin, M., et al., (LANL authors:  S. Elliott, N. Jeffery, E. Hunke, S. Wang) 2018:  Effects of model resolution and ocean mixing on forced ice-ocean physical and biogeochemical simulations using global and regional system models.  J. Geo. Phys. Res., 123, 358-377. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JC013365 
  • Jonko, A., N. M. Urban, and B. Nadiga, 2018: Towards Bayesian hierarchical inference of equilibrium climate sensitivity from a combination of CMIP5 climate models and observational data.  Clim. Chang., 149, 247-260.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2232-0
  • Lin, P., et al., (LANL author:  C. M. Yeager) 2018:  Radionuclide uptake by colloidal and particulate humic acids obtained from 14 soils collected worldwide.  Scientific Reports, 8, 4795https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-23270-0 
  • McDowell, N. G., S. T. Michaletz, K. E. Bennett, K. C. Solander, C. Xu, R. M. Maxwell, and R. S. Middleton, 2018: Predicting chronic climate-driven disturbances and their mitigation.  Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 33 15-27.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.10.002
  • McDowell, N., et al., (LANL authors: D. Goodsman, C. Grossiord, D. J. Johnson, C. Xu) 2018:  Drivers and mechanisms of tree mortality in moist tropical forests.  New Phytologist, 219, 851-896. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15027
  • Menzo, Z. M., S. Elliott, C. A. Hartin, F. M. Hoffman, and S. Wang, 2018:  Climate change impacts on natural sulfur production: Ocean acidification and community shifts.  Atmosphere, 9, 167. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos9050167
  • Ogunro, O. O., S. M. Elliott, W. W. Wingenter, C. Deal, W. Fu, N. Collier, and F. M. Hoffman, 2018:  Evaluating uncertainties in marine biogeochemical models: Benchmarking aerosol precursors. Atmosphere, 9, 184.  https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos9050184
  • Reisner, J., G. D'Angelo, E. Koo, W. Even, M. Hecht, E. Hunke, D. Comeau, R. Bos, and J. Cooley, 2018:  Climate impact of a regional nuclear weapons exchange: An improved assessment based on detailed source calculations.  J. Geophy. Res. Atmos., 123, 2752-2772. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JD027331 
  • Sevanto, S., et al., (LANL authors:  M. Ryan, L. T. Dickman) 2018: Is desiccation tolerance and avoidance reflected in xylem and phloem anatomy of two coexisting arid-zone coniferous trees? Plant Cell Environ., 41, 1551-1564.  https://doi.org/10.1111/pce.13198
  • Tamsitt, V., et al., (LANL author: W. Weijer) 2018:  Spiraling pathways of global deep waters to the surface of the Southern Ocean.  Nature Communications, 8, 172. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00197-0
  • van Sebille, E., et al., (LANL author: P. J. Wolfram) 2018:  Lagrangian ocean analysis: Fundamentals and practices.  Ocean Modeling, 121, 49-75.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ocemod.2017.11.008
  • Wang, S., M. Maltrud, S. M. Burrows, S. M. Elliott, and P. Cameron-Smith, 2018: Impacts of shifts in phytoplankton community on clouds and climate via the sulfur cycle.  Glob. Biogeochem. Cycles, 32, 1005-1026.  https://doi.org/10.1029/2017GB005862
  • Wang, S., M. Maltrud, S. Elliott, P. Cameron-Smith, and A. Jonko, 2018:  Influence of dimethyl sulfide on the carbon cycle and biological production.  Biogeochemistry, 138, 49-68.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-018-0430-5