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50. Angstmann, JL, BE Ewers, H Kwon. Accepted. Size-mediated tree transpiration along soil drainage graidents in a boreal black spruce forest wildfire chronosequence. Tree Physiology.

49. Angstmann, JL, BE Ewers, J. Barber, H. Kwon. Accepted. Testing transpiration controls by quantifying spatial variability along a boreal black spruce forest drainage gradient. Ecohydrology.

48. Edburg, SL ,JA Hicke, PD Brooks, EG Pendall, BE Ewers, U Norton, D Gochis, and E Gutmann. 2012. Cascading Impacts of Bark Beetle- Caused Tree Mortality to Coupled Biogeophysical and Biogeochemical Processes, Frontiers Ecology and Environment. In press. Email for preprint.

47. Edwards, CE, BE Ewers, CR McClug, P Lou, C Weinig. 2012. Quantitative variation in water-use efficiency across water regimes and its relationship with circadian, vegetative, reproductive, and leaf gas-exchange traits. Molecular Plant. In Press. Email for preprint.

46. Mackay DS, BE Ewers, MM Loranty, EL Kruger, S Samanta. Accepted. Bayesian analysis of canopy transpiration models: a test of posterior means against measurements. Journal of Hydrology. Email for preprint.

45. Edwards, CE, BE Ewers, DG Williams, Q Xie, P Lou, X Xu, CR McClung, C Weinig. 2011. The genetic architecture of ecophysiological and circadian traits in Brassica rapa. Genetics. doi:10.1534/genetics.110.125112 Email for PDF

44. Cable, JM, K Ogle, RW Lucas, TE Huxman, ME Loik, SD Smith, DT Tissue, BE Ewers, E Pendall, JM Welker, TN Charlet, M Cleary, A Griffith, RS Nowak, M Rogers, H Steltzer, PF Sullivan, NC van Gestel. 2011. The temperature responses of soil respiration in deserts: a seven desert synthesis. Biogeochemistry. 103:71-90 Email for PDF

43. Bond-Lamberty, B, ST Gower, B Amiro, C Barker, BE Ewers. 2011. Measurement and modelling of brophyte evaporation in a boreal forest chronosequence. Ecohydrology. 4:26-35. Email for PDF

42. Loranty, MM, DS Mackay, BE Ewers, E traver, EL Kruger. 2010. Competition for light between individual trees lowers reference canopy stomatal conductance: results from a model. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. Vol. 115 Art. No. G04019; DOI 10.1029/2010JG001377 Email for PDF

41. Wilske, B; H Kwon; L Wei; S Chen; N Lu; G Lin; J Xie; W Guan; E Pendall; B E Ewers; J Chen. 2010. Evapotranspiration (ET) and regulating mechanisms in two semiarid Artemisia-dominated shrub steppes at opposite sides of the globe. Journal of Arid Environments. 74(11):1461-1470. Email for PDF

40. Cleary, MB, E Pendall, BE Ewers. 2010. Aboveground and Belowground Carbon Pools After Fire in Mountain Big Sagebrush Steppe. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63:187-196. Email for PDF

39. Loranty, MM, DS Mackay, BE Ewers, E Traver, EL Kruger. 2010 Contribution of Competition for Light to Within-Species Variability in Stomatal Conductance. Water Resources Research. 46:W05516. Email for PDF

38. Mackay, DS, BE Ewers, ML Loranty, EL Kruger. 2010. On the representativeness of plots for scaling canopy transpiration in a Populus tremuloides forest stand. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 115:602016. Email for PDF

37. Traver, E, BE Ewers, DS Mackay and ML Loranty. 2010. Tree transpiration varies spatially in response to atmospheric but not edaphic conditions. Functional Ecology. 24: 273-282. Email for PDF

36. Edwards CE, MSHL Haselhorst, AM McKnite, BE Ewers, DG Williams, and C Weinig. 2009. Genotypes of Brassica rapa respond differently to plant-induced variation in air CO2 concentration in growth chambers with standard and enhanced venting. Theoretical and Applied Genetics. 119(6): 991-1004. Email for PDF

35. Barker CA, BD Amiro, H Kwon, BE Ewers and JL Angstmann. 2009. Evapotranspiration in intermediate-aged and mature fens and upland black spruce boreal forests. Ecohydrology. 2(4): 462- 471 Email for PDF

34. Bond-Lamberty, B, SD Peckham, ST Gower, BE Ewers. 2009. Effects of fire on regional evapotranspiration in the central Canadian boreal forest. Global Change Biology. 15(5):1242-1254 Email for PDF

33. Resco, V, BE Ewers, W Sun, TE Huxman, JF Weltzin, DG Williams. 2009 Drought-induced hydraulic limitations constrain leaf gas exchange recovery after precipitation pulses in the C3 woody legume, Prosopis velutina. New Phytologist. 181: 672–682. Email for PDF

32. Nehm RH, TM. Poole, ME. Lyford, SG. Hoskins, LC, BE Ewers, PJS Colberg. 2008. Does the Segregation of Evolution in Biology Textbooks and Introductory Courses Reinforce Students’ Faulty Mental Models of Biology and Evolution? Evolution Education and Outreach DOI 10.1007/s12052-008-0100-5. Email for PDF

31. Samanta, S, MK Clayton, DS Mackay, EL Kruger, BE Ewers. 2008. Quantitative comparison of canopy conductance models using a Bayesian approach. Water Resources Research. 44:W09431 doi:10.1029/2007WR006761. Email for PDF

30. Loranty, M, DS Mackay, BE Ewers, JD Adelman, and EL Kruger. 2008. Environmental drivers of spatial variation in whole-tree canopy transpiration in an aspen-to-wetland forest gradient. Water Resources Research. 44:W02441 doi:10.1029/2007WR006272. Email for PDF

29. Knapp, AK, JM Briggs, SR Archer, MS Bret-Harte, SL Collins, BE Ewers, DP Peters, DR Young, GR Shaver, E Pendall, MB Cleary. 2008. Shrub encroachment in North American grasslands: shifts in growth form dominance rapidly alters control of ecosystem carbon inputs. Global Change Biology. 14:1-9 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01512.x. Email for PDF.

28. Adelman, JD, BE Ewers, DS Mackay. 2008. Using Temporal Patterns in Vapor Pressure Deficit to Explain Spatial Autocorrelation Dynamics in Tree Transpiration. Tree Physiology. 28:647-658. Email for PDF.

27. Kwon, H, E Pendall, BE Ewers, MB Cleary, K Nathani. 2008. Spring Drought Regulates Summer Net Ecosystem CO2 Exchange in a Sagebrush-Steppe Ecosystem. Agriculture and Forest Meteorology. 148:381-391. Email for PDF.

26. Cleary, MB, E Pendall, BE Ewers. 2008. Testing sagebrush alllometric relationships across three fire chronosequences in Wyoming, USA.  Journal of Arid Environments. 72:285-301. Email for PDF.

25. Ewers, BE, DS Mackay J Tang, PV Bolstad, S Samanta. 2008. Intercomparison of Stand Transpiration Responses to Environmental Conditions from the Western Great Lakes Region of the United States. Agriculture and Forest Meteorology. 148(2):231-248 doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2007.08.003. Email for PDF.

24. Ewers, BE and E Pendall. 2008. Spatial patterns in leaf area and plant functional type cover across chronosequences of sagebrush ecosystems. Plant Ecology. 194:67-83 DOI 10.1007/s11258-007-9275-z. Email for PDF.

23. Samanta, S, DS Mackay, MK Clayton, EL Kruger, BE Ewers. 2007. Bayesian analysis for uncertainty estimation of a canopy transpiration model. IWater Resources Research. VOL:43, W04424, doi:10.1029/2006WR005028. Email for PDF.

22. Mackay, DS, BE Ewers, BD Cook, KJ Davis. 2007. Environmental drivers of evapotranspiration are different between wetland and upland forests in northern Wisconsin. Water Resources Research. VOL: 43, W03442, doi:10.1029/2006WR005149. Email for PDF.

21. Ewers, BE, R Oren, HS Kim, G Bohrer, CT Lai. 2007. Effects of hydraulic architecture and spatial variation in light on mean stomatal conductance of tree branches and crowns. Plant, Cell and Environment. 30:483-496. Email for PDF.

20. Ewers, BE, DS Mackay, S Samanta. 2007. Interannual consistency in canopy stomatal conductance control of leaf water potential across seven tree species. Tree Physiology. 27:11-24. Email for PDF.

19. Tang, J, PV Bolstad, BE Ewers, AR Desai, KJ Davis. 2006. Sap flux-upscaled canopy transpiration, stomatal conductance and water use efficiency in an old growth forest in the Great Lakes region of the United States. Journal of Geophysical Research. 111, G02009, doi:10.1029/2005/JG000083. PDF

18. Ewers, BE, ST Gower, B Bond-Lamberty, CK Wang. 2005. Effects of Stand Age and Tree Species Composition on Transpiration and Canopy Conductance of Boreal Forest. Plant, Cell Environment 28, 660-678. PDF

17. Mackay, DS, DE Ahl, BE Ewers, S Samanta, SN Burrows, and ST Gower.2003. Physiological tradeoffs in the parameterization of a model of canopy transpiration. Advances in Water Resources, 26(2), 179-194. PDF

16. Mackay, DS, S Samanta, DE Ahl, BE Ewers, and ST Gower. 2003. Automated parameterization of land surface process models using fuzzy logic. Transactions in GIS. 7(1), 139-153. PDF

15. Mackay, DS, DE Ahl, BE Ewers, ST Gower, SN Burrows, S Samanta, and KJ Davis. 2002. Effects of aggregated classifications of forest composition on estimates of evapotranspiration in a northern Wisconsin forest. Global Change Biology, 8(12), 1253-1265. PDF

14. Ewers, BE, DS Mackay, ST Gower, DE Ahl, SN Burrows, S Samanta. 2002. Tree species effects on stand transpiration in northern Wisconsin. Water Resources Research, 38(7), 10.1029/2001WR000830. PDF

13. Ewers, BE, R Oren, N Phillips, M Strömgren, and S Linder. 2001. Mean canopy stomatal conductance responses to water and nutrient availabilities in Picea abies and Pinus taeda. Tree physiology. 21:841-850. PDF

12. Oren R, DS Ellsworth, KH Johnsen, N Phillips, BE Ewers, C Maier, KVR Schafer, H McCarthy , G Hendrey, SG McNulty, GG Katul. 2001. Soil fertility limits carbon sequestration by forest ecosystems in a CO2-   enriched atmosphere. Nature 411 (6836): 469-472. PDF

11. Ewers, BE, R Oren, KH Johnsen, and JJ Landsberg. 2001. Estimating maximum mean canopy stomatal conductance for use in models. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 31:(2) 198-207. PDF

10. Oren, R., JS Sperry, BE Ewers, DE Pataki, N Phillips, JP Megonigal. 2001. Sensitivity of mean canopy stomatal conductance to vapor pressure deficit in a flooded Taxodium distichum L. forest: hydraulic and non-hydraulic effects. Oecologia 126:21-29. PDF

9. Ewers, BE, R Oren, and JS Sperry. 2000. Influence of nutrient versus water supply on hydraulic architecture and water balance in Pinus taeda. Plant, Cell, and Environment. 23:1055-1066. PDF

8. Ewers, BE and R Oren. 2000. Analysis of assumptions and errors in the calculation of stomatal conductance from sap flux measurements. Tree Physiology 20:579-589. PDF

7. Hacke, U, JS Sperry, BE Ewers, DS Ellsworth, K Schäfer, and R Oren. 2000. Influence of soil porosity on water use in Pinus taeda. Oecologia 124(4): 495-505. PDF

6. Oren, R, N Phillips, BE Ewers, DE Pataki, and JP Megonical. 1999. Sap flux-scaled transpiration responses to light, vapor pressure deficit, and leaf area reduction in a flooded Taxodium distichum L. forest. Tree Physiology 19:337-347. PDF

5. Oren, R, JS Sperry, GG Katul, DE Pataki, BE Ewers, N Phillips, KVR and Schäfer. 1999. Survery and synthesis of intra- and interspecific variation in stomatal sensitivity to vapour pressure deficit. Plant, Cell, and Environment 22:1515-1526. PDF

4. Ewers, BE, R Oren, TJ Albaugh, and PM Dougherty. 1999. Carry-over effects of long term water and nutrient supply on short term water use of Pinus taeda. Ecological Applications 9(2) 513-525. PDF

3. Oren, R, N Phillips, G Katul, BE Ewers, and DE Pataki. 1998. Scaling xylem sap flux and soil water balance, and calculating variance: A method for partitioning water flux in forests. Annales des Sciences Forestieres 55:191-216.

2. Oren, R, BE Ewers, P Todd, N Phillips and G Katul. 1998. Water balance delineates the layer in which soil moisture affects canopy conductance. Ecological Applications 8:990-1002. PDF

1. Ewers, B, D Binkley, and M Bashkin. 1996. Influence of adjacent stand on spatial patterns of soil carbon and nitrogen in Eucalyptus and Albizia plantations. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 26(8) 1501-1503. PDF


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