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  • A robust calibration method for continental-scale soil water content measurements 

    Roberti, Joshua A.; Ayres, Edward; Loescher, Henry W.; Tang, Jianwu; Starr, Gregory; Durden, David J.; Smith, Derek E.; de la Reguera, Elizabeth; Morkeski, Kate; McKlveen, Margot; Benstead, Heidi; SanClements, Michael D.; Lee, Robert H.; Gebremedhin, Gebremedhin; Zulueta, Rommel C. (American Society of Agronomy, 2018-05-24)
    Technological advances have allowed in situ monitoring of soil water content in an automated manner. These advances, along with an increase in large-scale networks monitoring soil water content, stress the need for a robust ...
  • BioTIME : a database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene 

    Dornelas, Maria; Antao, Laura H.; Moyes, Faye; Bates, Amanda E.; Magurran, Anne E.; Adam, Dusan; Akhmetzhanova, Asem A.; Appeltans, Ward; Arcos, Jose Manuel; Arnold, Haley; Ayyappan, Narayanan; Badihi, Gal; Baird, Andrew H.; Barbosa, Miguel; Barreto, Tiago Egydio; Bässler, Claus; Bellgrove, Alecia; Belmaker, Jonathan; Benedetti-Cecchi, Lisandro; Bett, Brian J.; Bjorkman, Anne D.; Błazewicz, Magdalena; Blowes, Shane A.; Bloch, Christopher P.; Bonebrake, Timothy C.; Boyd, Susan; Bradford, Matt; Brooks, Andrew J.; Brown, James H.; Bruelheide, Helge; Budy, Phaedra; Carvalho, Fernando; Castaneda-Moya, Edward; Chen, Chaolun Allen; Chamblee, John F.; Chase, Tory J.; Collier, Laura Siegwart; Collinge, Sharon K.; Condit, Richard; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Cornelissen, Johannes H. C.; Cotano, Unai; Crow, Shannan Kyle; Damasceno, Gabriella; Davies, Claire H.; Davis, Robert A.; Day, Frank P.; Degraer, Steven; Doherty, Tim S.; Dunn, Timothy E.; Durigan, Giselda; Duffy, J. Emmett; Edelist, Dor; Edgar, Graham J.; Elahi, Robin; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Enemar, Anders; Ernest, S. K. Morgan; Escribano, Ruben; Estiarte, Marc; Evans, Brian S.; Fan, Tung-Yung; Farah, Fabiano Turini; Fernandes, Luiz Loureiro; Farneda, Fabio Z.; Fidelis, Alessandra; Fitt, Robert; Fosaa, Anna Maria; Franco, Geraldo Antonio Daher Correa; Frank, Grace E.; Fraser, William R.; García, Hernando; Gatti, Roberto Cazzolla; Givan, Or; Gorgone-Barbosa, Elizabeth; Gould, William A.; Gries, Corinna; Grossman, Gary D.; Gutierrez, Julio R.; Hale, Stephen; Harmon, Mark E.; Harte, John; Haskins, Gary; Henshaw, Donald L.; Hermanutz, Luise; Hidalgo, Pamela; Higuchi, Pedro; Hoey, Andrew S.; Hoey, Gert Van; Hofgaard, Annika; Holeck, Kristen; Hollister, Robert D.; Holmes, Richard; Hoogenboom, Mia; Hsieh, Chih-hao; Hubbell, Stephen P.; Huettmann, Falk; Huffard, Christine L.; Hurlbert, Allen H.; Ivanauskas, Natalia Macedo; Janík, David; Jandt, Ute; Jazdzewska, Anna; Johannessen, Tore; Johnstone, Jill F.; Jones, Julia; Jones, Faith A. M.; Kang, Jungwon; Kartawijaya, Tasrif; Keeley, Erin C.; Kelt, Douglas A.; Kinnear, Rebecca; Klanderud, Kari; Knutsen, Halvor; Koenig, Christopher C.; Kortz, Alessandra R.; Kral, Kamil; Kuhnz, Linda A.; Kuo, Chao-Yang; Kushner, David J.; Laguionie-Marchais, Claire; Lancaster, Lesley T.; Lee, Cheol Min; Lefcheck, Jonathan S.; Levesque, Esther; Lightfoot, David; Lloret, Francisco; Lloyd, John D.; Lopez-Baucells, Adria; Louzao, Maite; Madin, Joshua S.; Magnusson, Borgbor; Malamud, Shahar; Matthews, Iain; McFarland, Kent P.; McGill, Brian; McKnight, Diane; McLarney, William O.; Meador, Jason; Meserve, Peter L.; Metcalfe, Daniel J.; Meyer, Christoph F. J.; Michelsen, Anders; Milchakova, Nataliya; Moens, Tom; Moland, Even; Moore, Jon; Moreira, Carolina Mathias; Muller, Jorg; Murphy, Grace; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Myster, Randall W.; Naumov, Andrew; Neat, Francis; Nelson, James A.; Nelson, Michael Paul; Newton, Stephen F.; Norden, Natalia; Oliver, Jeffrey C.; Olsen, Esben M.; Onipchenko, Vladimir G.; Pabis, Krzysztof; Pabst, Robert J.; Paquette, Alain; Pardede, Sinta; Paterson, David M.; Pelissier, Raphael; Penuelas, Josep; Perez-Matus, Alejandro; Pizarro, Oscar; Pomati, Francesco; Post, Eric; Prins, Herbert H. T.; Priscu, John C.; Provoost, Pieter; Prudic, Kathleen L.; Pulliainen, Erkki; Ramesh, B. B.; Ramos, Olivia Mendivil; Rassweiler, Andrew; Rebelo, Jose Eduardo; Reed, Daniel C.; Reich, Peter B.; Remillard, Suzanne M.; Richardson, Anthony J.; Richardson, J. Paul; Rijn, Itai van; Rocha, Ricardo; Rivera-Monroy, Victor H.; Rixen, Christian; Robinson, Kevin P.; Rodrigues, Ricardo Ribeiro; Rossa-Feres, Denise de Cerqueira; Rudstam, Lars; Ruhl, Henry A.; Ruz, Catalina S.; Sampaio, Erica M.; Rybicki, Nancy; Rypel, Andrew; Sal, Sofia; Salgado, Beatriz; Santos, Flavio A. M.; Savassi-Coutinho, Ana Paula; Scanga, Sara; Schmidt, Jochen; Schooley, Robert; Setiawan, Fakhrizal; Shao, Kwang-Tsao; Shaver, Gaius R.; Sherman, Sally; Sherry, Thomas W.; Sicinski, Jacek; Sievers, Caya; da Silva, Ana Carolina; da Silva, Fernando Rodrigues; Silveira, Fabio L.; Slingsby, Jasper; Smart, Tracey; Snell, Sara J.; Soudzilovskaia, Nadejda A.; Souza, Gabriel B. G.; Souza, Flaviana Maluf; Souza, Vinícius Castro; Stallings, Christopher D.; Stanforth, Rowan; Stanley, Emily H.; Sterza, Jose Mauro; Stevens, Maarten; Stuart-Smith, Rick; Suarez, Yzel Rondon; Supp, Sarah; Tamashiro, Jorge Yoshio; Tarigan, Sukmaraharja; Thiede, Gary P.; Thorn, Simon; Tolvanen, Anne; Toniato, Maria Teresa Zugliani; Totland, Orjan; Twilley, Robert R.; Vaitkus, Gediminas; Valdivia, Nelson; Vallejo, Martha Isabel; Valone, Thomas J.; Van Colen, Carl; Vanaverbeke, Jan; Venturoli, Fabio; Verheye, Hans M.; Vianna, Marcelo; Vieira, Rui P.; Vrska, Tomas; Vu, Con Quang; Vu, Lien Van; Waide, Robert B.; Waldock, Conor; Watts, David; Webb, Sara; Wesołowski, Tomasz; White, Ethan P.; Widdicombe, Claire E.; Wilgers, Wilgers; Williams, Richard; Williams, Stefan B.; Williamson, Mark; Willig, Michael R.; Willis, Trevor J.; Wipf, Sonja; Woods, Kerry D.; Woehler, Eric; Zawada, Kyle; Zettler, Michael L. (John Wiley & Sons, 2018-07-24)
    The BioTIME database contains raw data on species identities and abundances in ecological assemblages through time. These data enable users to calculate temporal trends in biodiversity within and amongst assemblages using ...
  • Neural control of dynamic 3-dimensional skin papillae for cuttlefish camouflage 

    Gonzalez-Bellido, Paloma T.; Scaros, Alexia T.; Hanlon, Roger T.; Wardill, Trevor J. (Cell Press, 2018-04-04)
    The color and pattern changing abilities of octopus, squid, and cuttlefish via chromatophore neuro-muscular organs are unparalleled. Cuttlefish and octopuses also have a unique muscular hydrostat system in their skin. When ...
  • Comparison of phenology estimated from reflectance-based indices and solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF) observations in a temperate forest using GPP-based phenology as the standard 

    Lu, Xiaoliang; Liu, Zhunqiao; Zhou, Yuyu; Liu, Yaling; An, Shuqing; Tang, Jianwu (MDPI AG, 2018-06-13)
    We assessed the performance of reflectance-based vegetation indices and solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF) datasets with various spatial and temporal resolutions in monitoring the Gross Primary Production (GPP)-based ...
  • Transient coastal landscapes : rising sea level threatens salt marshes 

    Valiela, Ivan; Lloret, Javier; Bowyer, Tynan; Miner, Simon; Remsen, David P.; Elmstrom, Elizabeth; Cogswell, Charlotte; Thieler, E. Robert (2018-05)
    Salt marshes are important coastal environments that provide key ecological services. As sea level rise has accelerated globally, concerns about the ability of salt marshes to survive submergence are increasing. Previous ...
  • The solute carrier SLC9C1 is a Na+/H+-exchanger gated by an S4-type voltage-sensor and cyclic-nucleotide binding 

    Windler, Florian; Bönigk, Wolfgang; Körschen, Heinz Gerd; Grahn, Elena; Strünker, Timo; Seifert, Reinhard; Kaupp, U. Benjamin (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-07-18)
    Voltage-sensing (VSD) and cyclic nucleotide-binding domains (CNBD) gate ion channels for rapid electrical signaling. By contrast, solute carriers (SLCs) that passively redistribute substrates are gated by their substrates ...
  • Systems Biology of the human microbiome 

    Peñalver Bernabé, Beatriz; Cralle, Lauren; Gilbert, Jack A. (2017-09)
    Recent research has shown that the microbiome—a collection of microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, and viruses, living on and in a host—are of extraordinary importance in human health, even from conception and ...
  • Short term changes in moisture content drive strong changes in Normalized Difference Vegetation Index and gross primary productivity in four Arctic moss communities 

    May, Jeremy L.; Parker, Thomas C.; Unger, Steven; Oberbauer, Steven F. (2018-04)
    Climate change is currently altering temperature and precipitation totals and timing in Arctic regions. Moss communities constitute much of the understory in Arctic vegetation, and as poikilohydric plants moss are highly ...
  • Metagenomic analysis of basal ice from an Alaskan glacier 

    Kayani, Masood ur Rehman; Doyle, Shawn M.; Sangwan, Naseer; Wang, Guanqun; Gilbert, Jack A.; Christner, Brent C.; Zhu, Ting F. (BMC, 2018-07-05)
    Glaciers cover ~ 10% of land but are among the least explored environments on Earth. The basal portion of glaciers often harbors unique aquatic microbial ecosystems in the absence of sunlight, and knowledge on the microbial ...
  • Meeting report : mobile genetic elements and genome plasticity 2018 

    Abrams, John M.; Arkhipova, Irina R.; Belfort, Marlene; Boeke, Jef D.; Curcio, M. Joan; Faulkner, Geoffrey J.; Goodier, John L.; Lehmann, Ruth; Levin, Henry L. (BMC, 2018-06-22)
    The Mobile Genetic Elements and Genome Plasticity conference was hosted by Keystone Symposia in Santa Fe, NM USA, February 11–15, 2018. The organizers were Marlene Belfort, Evan Eichler, Henry Levin and Lynn Maquat. The ...
  • Electrical synapses enhance and accelerate interneuron recruitment in response to coincident and sequential excitation 

    Alcami, Pepe (Frontiers Media, 2018-06-19)
    Electrical synapses are ubiquitous in interneuron networks. They form intercellular pathways, allowing electrical currents to leak between coupled interneurons. I explored the impact of electrical coupling on the integration ...
  • Performance of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence in estimating water-use efficiency in a temperate forest 

    Lu, Xiaoliang; Liu, Zhunqiao; Zhou, Yuyu; Liu, Yaling; Tang, Jianwu (MDPI AG, 2018-05-20)
    Water-use efficiency (WUE) is a critical variable describing the interrelationship between carbon uptake and water loss in land ecosystems. Different WUE formulations (WUEs) including intrinsic water use efficiency (WUEi), ...
  • GABA promotes survival and axonal regeneration in identifiable descending neurons after spinal cord injury in larval lampreys 

    Romaus-Sanjurjo, Daniel; Ledo-García, Rocío; Fernández-López, Blanca; Hanslik, Kendra; Morgan, Jennifer R.; Barreiro-Iglesias, Antón; Rodicio, María Celina (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-06-28)
    The poor regenerative capacity of descending neurons is one of the main causes of the lack of recovery after spinal cord injury (SCI). Thus, it is of crucial importance to find ways to promote axonal regeneration. In ...
  • Gut microbes contribute to variation in solid organ transplant outcomes in mice 

    McIntosh, Christine M.; Chen, Luqiu; Shaiber, Alon; Eren, A. Murat; Alegre, Maria-Luisa (BMC, 2018-05-25)
    Solid organ transplant recipients show heterogeneity in the occurrence and timing of acute rejection episodes. Understanding the factors responsible for such variability in patient outcomes may lead to improved diagnostic ...
  • Long‐term nutrient addition increases respiration and nitrous oxide emissions in a New England salt marsh 

    Martin, Rose M.; Wigand, Cathleen; Elmstrom, Elizabeth; Lloret, Javier; Valiela, Ivan (John Wiley & Sons, 2018-04-20)
    Salt marshes may act either as greenhouse gas (GHG) sources or sinks depending on hydrological conditions, vegetation communities, and nutrient availability. In recent decades, eutrophication has emerged as a major driver ...
  • Effects of capture surface morphology on feeding success of scyphomedusae : a comparative study 

    Bezio, Nicholas; Costello, John H.; Perry, Elijah; Colin, Sean P. (Inter-Research, 2018-05-28)
    Predation by feeding-current foraging medusae can have detrimental effects on prey populations. Understanding the mechanics that control prey selection and ingestion rates with different types of prey enables us to better ...
  • A sialylated voltage-dependent Ca2+ channel binds hemagglutinin and mediates influenza a virus entry into mammalian cells 

    Fujioka, Yoichiro; Nishide, Shinya; Ose, Toyoyuki; Suzuki, Tadaki; Kato, Izumi; Fukuhara, Hideo; Fujioka, Mari; Horiuchi, Kosui; Satoh, Aya O.; Nepal, Prabha; Kashiwagi, Sayaka; Wang, Jing; Horiguchi, Mika; Sato, Yuko; Paudel, Sarad; Nanbo, Asuka; Miyazaki, Tadaaki; Hasegawa, Hideki; Maenaka, Katsumi; Ohba, Yusuke (2018-04)
    Influenza A virus (IAV) infection is initiated by the attachment of the viral glycoprotein hemagglutinin (HA) to sialic acid on the host cell surface. However, the sialic acid– containing receptor crucial for IAV infection ...
  • Steering operational synergies in terrestrial observation networks : opportunity for advancing Earth system dynamics modelling 

    Baatz, Roland; Sullivan, Pamela L.; Li, Li; Weintraub, Samantha R.; Loescher, Henry W.; Mirtl, Michael; Groffman, Peter M.; Wall, Diana H.; Young, Michael; White, Tim; Wen, Hang; Zacharias, Steffen; Kühn, Ingolf; Tang, Jianwu; Gaillardet, Jerome; Braud, Isabelle; Flores, Alejandro N.; Kumar, Praveen; Lin, Henry; Ghezzehei, Teamrat; Jones, Julia; Gholz, Henry L.; Vereecken, Harry; Van Looy, Kris (Copernicus Publications on behalf of the European Geosciences Union, 2018-05-23)
    Advancing our understanding of Earth system dynamics (ESD) depends on the development of models and other analytical tools that apply physical, biological, and chemical data. This ambition to increase understanding and ...
  • Network-guided genomic and metagenomic analysis of the faecal microbiota of the critically endangered kakapo 

    Waite, David W.; Dsouza, Melissa; Sekiguchi, Yuji; Hugenholtz, Philip; Taylor, Michael W. (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-05-25)
    The kakapo is a critically endangered, herbivorous parrot endemic to New Zealand. The kakapo hindgut hosts a dense microbial community of low taxonomic diversity, typically dominated by Escherichia fergusonii, and has ...
  • Changes in species abundance after seven years of elevated atmospheric CO2 and warming in a Subarctic birch forest understorey, as modified by rodent and moth outbreaks 

    Svensson, Brita M.; Carlsson, Bengt Å.; Melillo, Jerry M. (PeerJ, 2018-05-29)
    A seven-year long, two-factorial experiment using elevated temperatures (5 °C) and CO2 (concentration doubled compared to ambient conditions) designed to test the effects of global climate change on plant community composition ...

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