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Lars Hedin
Selected Publications

  1. Pellegrini, A.F., R.M. Pringle, N. Govender, and L.O. Hedin. 2016. Woody plant biomass and carbon exchange depend on elephant-fire interactions across a productivity gradient in African savanna. Journal of Ecology 105(1):111-121. [Editor’s choice award]
  2. Pellegrini, A.F., Staver, A.C., Hedin, L.O., Charles-Dominique, T., and Tourgee, A. 2016. Aridity, not fire, favors nitrogen-fixing plants across tropical savanna and forest biomes. Ecology 97(9):2177-2183.
  3. Wurzburger, N. and Hedin, L.O. 2016 Corrigendum for Wurzburger and Hedin. Ecology Letters 19(5):587-90.
  4. Wurzburger, N. and Hedin, L.O. 2016. Taxonomic identity determines N2 fixation by canopy trees across lowland tropical forests. Ecology Letters 19: 62–70.
  5. Sheffer, E., Batterman, S.A., Levin, S.A., and L.O. Hedin. 2015. Biome-scale nitrogen fixation strategies selected by climatic constraints on nitrogen cycle. Nature Plants 1: Article number: 15182; doi:10.1038/nplants.2015.1. [Covered in Nature Plants News & Views].
  6. Hedin, L.O. 2015. Signs of saturation in the tropical carbon sink. Nature 519: 295-296.
  7. Pellegrini, A.F.A., Hedin, L.O., Staver, A.C., and N. Govender. 2015. Fire alters ecosystem carbon and nutrients but not plant nutrient stoichiometry or composition in tropical savanna. Ecology 96(5): 1275-1285.
  8. Stackhouse, B.T., Vishnivetskaya, T.A., Layton, A., Chauhan, A., Pfiffner, S., Mykutczuk, N.C., Sanders, R., Whyte, L.G., Hedin, L.O., Saad, N, Myneni, S., and T.C. Onstott. 2015. Effects of simulated spring thaw of permafrost from mineral cryosol on CO2 emissions and atmospheric CH4 uptake. Journal of Geophysical Research 120: 1764–1784.
  9. Stanton, D.E., Huallpa-Chavez, J., Villegas, L., Villasante, F., Armesto, J., Hedin, L.O., and H. Horn. 2014. Epiphytes improve host plant water use by microenvironment modification. Functional Ecology 28(5): 1274-1283. [Covered in News section of Science]
  10. Stanton, D.E., Armesto, J.J., and L.O. Hedin. 2014. Ecosystem properties self-organize in response to a directional fog-vegetation interaction. Ecology 95(5): 1203-1212.
  11. Likens, G.E., and L.O. Hedin. 2014. F. Herbert Bormann 1922-2012: A Biographical Memoir. National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoir, 13pp.
  12. Batterman, S.A., Hedin L.O., van Breugel, M., Ransijn, J., and J.S. Hall. 2013. Key role of symbiotic dinitrogen fixation in tropical forest secondary succession. Nature 502(7470): 224-7. [Received the 2014 Elizabeth Sulzman Award from the Ecological Society of America; Covered in Christian Science Monitor, the Washington Post, and elsewhere]
  13. Gerber, S., Hedin, L.O., Keel, S.G., Pacala, S.W., and E. Shevliakova. 2013. Land use change and nitrogen feedbacks constrain the trajectory of the land carbon sink. Geophysical Research Letters 40(19): 5218-5222.
  14. Batterman, S.A., Wurzburger, N., and L.O. Hedin. 2013. Nitrogen and phosphorus interact to control tropical symbiotic N2 fixation: A test in Inga punctata. Journal of Ecology 101(6): 1400-1407.
  15. Stanton, D.E., B.S. Negret, J.J Armesto, and L.O. Hedin. 2013. Forest patch symmetry depends on direction of limiting resource delivery. Ecosphere 4(5): article UNSP65. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES13-00064.1
  16. Hedin, L.O. 2012. Retrospective: F. Herbert Bormann (1922-2012). Science 337: 534-534.
  17. Menge, D.N.L., Hedin, L.O., and S.W. Pacala. 2012. Nitrogen and phosphorus limitation over long-term ecosystem development in terrestrial ecosystems. PLoS ONE 7(8): e42045. [Received the 2013 Best Paper in Theoretical Ecology Award, Ecological Society of America]
  18. Wurzburger, N., Bellenger, J.P, Kraepiel, A.M.L., and L.O. Hedin. 2012. Molybdenum and phosphorus interact to constrain asymbiotic nitrogen fixation in tropical forests. PLoS ONE 7(3): e33710. Brookshire, E.N.J., Hedin, L.O., Newbold, J.D., Sigman, D.M., and J.K Jackson. 2012. Sustained losses of bioavailable nitrogen from montane tropical forests. Nature Geoscience 5: 123-126.
  19. Bernal, S., Hedin, L.O., Likens, G.E., Gerber, S., and D.C. Buso. 2012. Complex response of the forest nitrogen cycle to climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 109 (9): 3406-11. [Highly recommended in Faculty of 1000; Covered in Time Magazine and elsewhere.]