Professor Stephen Sitch
Chair in Climate Change

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Journal articles

Jung M, Reichstein M, Schwalm CR, Huntingford C, Sitch S, Ahlström A, Arneth A, Camps-Valls G, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, et al (In Press). Compensatory water effects link yearly global land CO2 sink changes to temperature. Nature, 541(7638), 516-520. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Friedlingstein P (In Press). The terrestrial biosphere as a net source of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. (0028-0836). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rogers A, Medlyn BE, Dukes JS, Bonan G, von Caemmerer S, Dietze MC, Kattge J, Leakey ADB, Mercado LM, Niinemets Ü, et al (2017). A roadmap for improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models. New Phytol, 213(1), 22-42. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Schneider GF, Cheesman AW, Winter K, Turner BL, Sitch S, Kursar TA (2017). Current ambient concentrations of ozone in Panama modulate the leaf chemistry of the tropical tree Ficus insipida. Chemosphere, 172, 363-372. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Prestele R, Arneth A, Bondeau A, de Noblet-Ducoudre N, Pugh TAM, Sitch S, Stehfest E, Verburg PH (2017). Current challenges of implementing anthropogenic land-use and land-cover change in models contributing to climate change assessments. EARTH SYSTEM DYNAMICS, 8(2), 369-386. Author URL. DOI.
Anav A, De Marco A, Proietti C, Alessandri A, Dell'Aquila A, Cionni I, Friedlingstein P, Khvorostyanov D, Menut L, Paoletti E, et al (2016). Comparing concentration-based (AOT40) and stomatal uptake (PODY) metrics for ozone risk assessment to European forests. Glob Chang Biol, 22(4), 1608-1627. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Navarrete D, Sitch S, Aragão LEOC, Pedroni L (2016). Conversion from forests to pastures in the Colombian Amazon leads to contrasting soil carbon dynamics depending on land management practices. Glob Chang Biol, 22(10), 3503-3517. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Navarrete D, Sitch S, Aragão LEOC, Pedroni L, Duque A (2016). Conversion from forests to pastures in the Colombian Amazon leads to differences in dead wood dynamics depending on land management practices. J Environ Manage, 171, 42-51. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Andrew RM, Canadell JG, Sitch S, Ivar Korsbakken J, Peters GP, Manning AC, Boden TA, Tans PP, Houghton RA, et al (2016). Global Carbon Budget 2016. Earth System Science Data, 8(2), 605-649. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Zhu Z, Piao S, Myneni RB, Huang M, Zeng Z, Canadell JG, Ciais P, Sitch S, Friedlingstein P, Arneth A, et al (2016). Greening of the Earth and its drivers. Nature Climate Change, 6(8), 791-795. Full text. DOI.
Mangeon S, Voulgarakis A, Gilham R, Harper A, Sitch S, Folberth G (2016). INFERNO: a fire and emissions scheme for the UK Met Office's Unified Model. Geoscientific Model Development, 9(8), 2685-2700. Abstract. DOI.
Sitch SA (2016). INFERNO: a fire and emissions scheme for the Met Office’s Unified Model. Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss. Full text. DOI.
Jiang Y, Zhuang Q, Sitch S, O'Donnell JA, Kicklighter D, Sokolov A, Melillo J (2016). Importance of soil thermal regime in terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the circumpolar north. Global and Planetary Change, 142, 28-40. Abstract. DOI.
Harper AB, Cox PM, Friedlingstein P, Wiltshire AJ, Jones CD, Sitch S, Mercado LM, Groenendijk M, Robertson E, Kattge J, et al (2016). Improved representation of plant functional types and physiology in the Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES v4.2) using plant trait information. Geoscientific Model Development, 9(7), 2415-2440. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Zhang Y, Xiao X, Guanter L, Zhou S, Ciais P, Joiner J, Sitch S, Wu X, Nabel J, Dong J, et al (2016). Precipitation and carbon-water coupling jointly control the interannual variability of global land gross primary production. Sci Rep, 6 Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Calle L, Canadell JG, Patra P, Ciais P, Ichii K, Tian H, Kondo M, Piao S, Arneth A, Harper AB, et al (2016). Regional carbon fluxes from land use and land cover change in Asia, 1980–2009. Environmental Research Letters, 11(7), 074011-074011. Full text. DOI.
Zhao F, Zeng N, Asrar G, Friedlingstein P, Ito A, Jain A, Kalnay E, Kato E, Koven C, Poulter B, et al (2016). Role of CO2, climate and land use in regulating the seasonal amplitude increase of carbon fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems: a multimodel analysis. Biogeosciences, 13(17), 5121-5137. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Murray-Tortarolo G, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Jaramillo VJ, Murguia-Flores F, Anav A, Liu Y, Arneth A, Arvanitis A, Harper A, et al (2016). The carbon cycle in Mexico: past, present and future of C stocks and fluxes. BIOGEOSCIENCES, 13(1), 223-238. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Murray-Tortarolo G, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Seneviratne SI, Fletcher I, Mueller B, Greve P, Anav A, Liu Y, Ahlström A, et al (2016). The dry season intensity as a key driver of NPP trends. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(6), 2632-2639. Abstract. DOI.
Hantson S, Arneth A, Harrison SP, Kelley DI, Colin Prentice I, Rabin SS, Archibald S, Mouillot F, Arnold SR, Artaxo P, et al (2016). The status and challenge of global fire modelling. Biogeosciences, 13(11), 3359-3375. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Cervarich M, Shu S, Jain AK, Arneth A, Canadell J, Friedlingstein P, Houghton RA, Kato E, Koven C, Patra P, et al (2016). The terrestrial carbon budget of South and Southeast Asia. Environmental Research Letters, 11(10). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Peng S, Ciais P, Chevallier F, Peylin P, Cadule P, Sitch S, Piao S, Ahlström A, Huntingford C, Levy P, et al (2015). Benchmarking the seasonal cycle of CO<inf>2</inf> fluxes simulated by terrestrial ecosystem models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29(1), 46-64. Abstract. DOI.
Peng S, Ciais P, Chevallier F, Peylin P, Cadule P, Sitch S, Piao S, Ahlström A, Huntingford C, Levy P, et al (2015). Benchmarking the seasonal cycle of CO<inf>2</inf> fluxes simulated by terrestrial ecosystem models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles Abstract. DOI.
Pacifico F, Folberth GA, Sitch S, Haywood JM, Rizzo LV, Malavelle FF, Artaxo P (2015). Biomass burning related ozone damage on vegetation over the Amazon forest: a model sensitivity study. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15(5), 2791-2804. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Ahlström A, Raupach MR, Schurgers G, Smith B, Arneth A, Jung M, Reichstein M, Canadell JG, Friedlingstein P, Jain AK, et al (2015). Carbon cycle. The dominant role of semi-arid ecosystems in the trend and variability of the land CO₂ sink. Science, 348(6237), 895-899. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Huntingford C, Smith DM, Davies WJ, Falk R, Sitch S, Mercado LM (2015). Combining the [ABA] and net photosynthesis-based model equations of stomatal conductance. Ecological Modelling, 300, 81-88. Abstract. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Moriarty R, Andrew RM, Canadell JG, Sitch S, Korsbakken JI, Friedlingstein P, Peters GP, Andres RJ, Boden TA, et al (2015). Global Carbon Budget 2015. Earth System Science Data, 7(2), 349-396. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Moriarty R, Andrew RM, Peters GP, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Jones SD, Sitch S, Tans P, Arneth A, et al (2015). Global carbon budget 2014. Earth System Science Data, 7(1), 47-85. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Atkin OK, Bloomfield KJ, Reich PB, Tjoelker MG, Asner GP, Bonal D, Bönisch G, Bradford MG, Cernusak LA, Cosio EG, et al (2015). Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits. New Phytologist, 206(2), 614-636. Abstract. DOI.
Atkin OK, Bloomfield KJ, Reich PB, Tjoelker MG, Asner GP, Bonal D, Bönisch G, Bradford MG, Cernusak LA, Cosio EG, et al (2015). Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits. New Phytol, 206(2), 614-636. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Yang H, Piao S, Zeng Z, Ciais P, Yin Y, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Ahlström A, Guimberteau M, Huntingford C, et al (2015). Multicriteria evaluation of discharge simulation in Dynamic Global Vegetation Models. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120(15), 7488-7505. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Sitch S, Friedlingstein P, Gruber N, Jones SD, Murray-Tortarolo G, Ahlström A, Doney SC, Graven H, Heinze C, Huntingford C, et al (2015). Recent trends and drivers of regional sources and sinks of carbon dioxide. Biogeosciences, 12(3), 653-679. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Osborne JM, Lambert FH, Groenendijk M, Harper AB, Koven CD, Poulter B, Pugh TAM, Sitch S, Stocker BD, Wiltshire A, et al (2015). Reconciling Precipitation with Runoff: Observed Hydrological Change in the Midlatitudes. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 16(6), 2403-2420. Full text. DOI.
Anav A, Friedlingstein P, Beer C, Ciais P, Harper A, Jones C, Murray-Tortarolo G, Papale D, Parazoo NC, Peylin P, et al (2015). Spatiotemporal patterns of terrestrial gross primary production: a review. Reviews of Geophysics, 53(3), 785-818. Abstract. DOI.
Anav A, Friedlingstein P, Beer C, Ciais P, Harper A, Jones C, Murray-Tortarolo G, Papale D, Parazoo NC, Peylin P, et al (2015). Spatiotemporal patterns of terrestrial gross primary production: a review. Reviews of Geophysics Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Frank DC, Poulter B, Saurer M, Esper J, Huntingford C, Helle G, Treydte K, Zimmermann NE, Schleser GH, Ahlström A, et al (2015). Water-use efficiency and transpiration across European forests during the Anthropocene. Nature Climate Change, 5(6), 579-583. Abstract. DOI.
Valentini R, Arneth A, Bombelli A, Castaldi S, Cazzolla Gatti R, Chevallier F, Ciais P, Grieco E, Hartmann J, Henry M, et al (2014). A full greenhouse gases budget of africa: Synthesis, uncertainties, and vulnerabilities. Biogeosciences, 11(2), 381-407. Abstract. DOI.
Fyllas NM, Gloor E, Mercado LM, Sitch S, Quesada CA, Domingues TF, Galbraith DR, Torre-Lezama A, Vilanova E, Ramírez-Angulo H, et al (2014). Analysing Amazonian forest productivity using a new individual and trait-based model (TFS v.1). Geoscientific Model Development, 7(4), 1251-1269. Abstract. DOI.
Poulter B, Frank D, Ciais P, Myneni RB, Andela N, Bi J, Broquet G, Canadell JG, Chevallier F, Liu YY, et al (2014). Contribution of semi-arid ecosystems to interannual variability of the global carbon cycle. Nature, 509(7502), 600-603. Abstract. DOI.
Poulter B, Frank D, Ciais P, Myneni RB, Andela N, Bi J, Broquet G, Canadell JG, Chevallier F, Liu YY, et al (2014). Contribution of semi-arid ecosystems to interannual variability of the global carbon cycle. Nature, 509(7502), 600-603. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Piao S, Nan H, Huntingford C, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Peng S, Ahlström A, Canadell JG, Cong N, et al (2014). Evidence for a weakening relationship between interannual temperature variability and northern vegetation activity. Nat Commun, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Peters GP, Andres RJ, Andrew RM, Boden TA, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Houghton RA, Marland G, Moriarty R, et al (2014). Global carbon budget 2013. Earth System Science Data, 6(1), 235-263. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Fisher JB, Huntzinger DN, Schwalm CR, Sitch S (2014). Modeling the terrestrial biosphere. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 39, 91-123. Abstract. DOI.
Fisher JB, Sikka M, Sitch S, Ciais P, Poulter B, Galbraith D, Lee J-E, Huntingford C, Viovy N, Zeng N, et al (2013). African tropical rainforest net carbon dioxide fluxes in the twentieth century. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 368(1625). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Fisher JB, Sikka M, Sitch S, Ciais P, Poulter B, Galbraith D, Lee JE, Huntingford C, Viovy N, Zeng N, et al (2013). African tropical rainforest net carbon dioxide fluxes in the twentieth century. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 368(1625). Abstract.
Wang W, Ciais P, Nemani RR, Canadell JG, Piao S, Sitch S, White MA, Hashimoto H, Milesi C, Myneni RB, et al (2013). Erratum: Variations in atmospheric CO2 growth rates coupled with tropical temperature (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2013) 110, 32 (13061-13066) DOI:10.1073/pnas.1219683110). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(37). DOI.
Anav A, Murray-Tortarolo G, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Piao S, Zhu Z (2013). Evaluation of land surface models in reproducing satellite derived leaf area index over the high-latitude northern hemisphere. Part II: Earth system models. Remote Sensing, 5(8), 3637-3661. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Murray-Tortarolo G, Anav A, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Piao S, Zhu Z, Poulter B, Zaehle S, Ahlström A, Lomas M, et al (2013). Evaluation of land surface models in reproducing satellite-derived LAI over the high-latitude northern hemisphere. Part I: Uncoupled DGVMs. Remote Sensing, 5(10), 4819-4838. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Piao S, Sitch S, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Peylin P, Wang X, Ahlström A, Anav A, Canadell JG, Cong N, et al (2013). Evaluation of terrestrial carbon cycle models for their response to climate variability and to CO2 trends. Glob Chang Biol, 19(7), 2117-2132. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Piao S, Sitch S, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Peylin P, Wang X, Ahlström A, Anav A, Canadell JG, Cong N, et al (2013). Evaluation of terrestrial carbon cycle models for their response to climate variability and to CO<inf>2</inf> trends. Global Change Biology, 19(7), 2117-2132. Abstract. DOI.
Huntingford C, Zelazowski P, Galbraith D, Mercado LM, Sitch S, Fisher R, Lomas M, Walker AP, Jones CD, Booth BBB, et al (2013). Simulated resilience of tropical rainforests to CO<inf>2</inf> -induced climate change. Nature Geoscience, 6(4), 268-273. Abstract. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Andres RJ, Boden T, Conway T, Houghton RA, House JI, Marland G, Peters GP, Van Der Werf GR, Ahlström A, et al (2013). The global carbon budget 1959-2011. Earth System Science Data, 5(1), 165-185. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Wang W, Ciais P, Nemani RR, Canadell JG, Piao S, Sitch S, White MA, Hashimoto H, Milesi C, Myneni RB, et al (2013). Variations in atmospheric CO2 growth rates coupled with tropical temperature. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 110(32), 13061-13066. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Booth BBB, Jones CD, Collins M, Totterdell IJ, Cox PM, Sitch S, Huntingford C, Betts RA, Harris GR, Lloyd J, et al (2012). High sensitivity of future global warming to land carbon cycle processes. Environmental Research Letters, 7(2). Abstract. DOI.
Gloor M, Gatti L, Brienen R, Feldpausch TR, Phillips OL, Miller J, Ometto JP, Rocha H, Baker T, De Jong B, et al (2012). The carbon balance of South America: a review of the status, decadal trends and main determinants. Biogeosciences, 9(12), 5407-5430. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Piao SL, Ito A, Li SG, Huang Y, Ciais P, Wang XH, Peng SS, Nan HJ, Zhao C, Ahlström A, et al (2012). The carbon budget of terrestrial ecosystems in East Asia over the last two decades. Biogeosciences, 9(9), 3571-3586. Abstract. DOI.
Ainsworth EA, Yendrek CR, Sitch S, Collins WJ, Emberson LD (2012). The effects of tropospheric ozone on net primary productivity and implications for climate change. Annu Rev Plant Biol, 63, 637-661. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Jiang Y, Zhuang Q, Schaphoff S, Sitch S, Sokolov A, Kicklighter D, Melillo J (2012). Uncertainty analysis of vegetation distribution in the northern high latitudes during the 21st century with a dynamic vegetation model. Ecol Evol, 2(3), 593-614. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Blyth E, Clark DB, Ellis R, Huntingford C, Los S, Pryor M, Best M, Sitch S (2011). A comprehensive set of benchmark tests for a land surface model of simultaneous fluxes of water and carbon at both the global and seasonal scale. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 4(2), 255-269. Author URL. DOI.
Pan Y, Birdsey RA, Fang J, Houghton R, Kauppi PE, Kurz WA, Phillips OL, Shvidenko A, Lewis SL, Canadell JG, et al (2011). A large and persistent carbon sink in the world's forests. Science, 333(6045), 988-993. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Good P, Caesar J, Bernie D, Lowe JA, van der Linden P, Gosling SN, Warren R, Arnell NW, Smith S, Bamber J, et al (2011). A review of recent developments in climate change science. Part I: Understanding of future change in the large-scale climate system. Progress in Physical Geography, 35(3), 281-296. Abstract. DOI.
Zelazowski P, Malhi Y, Huntingford C, Sitch S, Fisher JB (2011). Changes in the potential distribution of humid tropical forests on a warmer planet. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 369(1934), 137-160. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Collins WJ, Bellouin N, Doutriaux-Boucher M, Gedney N, Halloran P, Hinton T, Hughes J, Jones CD, Joshi M, Liddicoat S, et al (2011). Development and evaluation of an Earth-System model-HadGEM2. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 4(4), 1051-1075. Author URL. DOI.
Van der Molen MK, Dolman AJ, Ciais P, Eglin T, Gobron N, Law BE, Meir P, Peters W, Phillips OL, Reichstein M, et al (2011). Drought and ecosystem carbon cycling. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 151(7), 765-773. Abstract. DOI.
Mercado LM, Lloyd J, Dolman AJ, Sitch S, Patiño S (2011). Erratum: Modelling basin-wide variations in Amazon forest productivity &amp;ndash; Part 1: Model calibration, evaluation and upscaling functions for canopy photosynthesis" published in Biogeosciences, 6, 1247&amp;ndash;1272, 2009 (Biogeosciences). Biogeosciences, 8(3), 653-656. DOI.
Pacifico F, Harrison SP, Jones CD, Arneth A, Sitch S, Weedon GP, Barkley MP, Palmer PI, Serça D, Potosnak M, et al (2011). Evaluation of a photosynthesis-based biogenic isoprene emission scheme in JULES and simulation of isoprene emissions under present-day climate conditions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11(9), 4371-4389. Abstract. DOI.
Huntingford C, Cox PM, Mercado LM, Sitch S, Bellouin N, Boucher O, Gedney N (2011). Highly contrasting effects of different climate forcing agents on terrestrial ecosystem services. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 369(1943), 2026-2037. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Mercado LM, Lloyd J, Dolman AJ, Sitch S, Patino S (2011). Modelling basin-wide variations in Amazon forest productivity - Part 1: Model calibration, evaluation and upscaling functions for canopy photosynthesis (vol 6, pg 1247, 2009). BIOGEOSCIENCES, 8(3), 653-656. Author URL. DOI.
Best MJ, Pryor M, Clark DB, Rooney GG, Essery RLH, Menard CB, Edwards JM, Hendry MA, Porson A, Gedney N, et al (2011). The Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES), model description - Part 1: Energy and water fluxes. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 4(3), 677-699. Author URL. DOI.
Clark DB, Mercado LM, Sitch S, Jones CD, Gedney N, Best MJ, Pryor M, Rooney GG, Essery RLH, Blyth E, et al (2011). The Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES), model description - Part 2: Carbon fluxes and vegetation dynamics. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 4(3), 701-722. Author URL. DOI.
Mercado LM, Patiño S, Domingues TF, Fyllas NM, Weedon GP, Sitch S, Quesada CA, Phillips OL, Aragão LEOC, Malhi Y, et al (2011). Variations in Amazon forest productivity correlated with foliar nutrients and modelled rates of photosynthetic carbon supply. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 366(1582), 3316-3329. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Fisher R, McDowell N, Purves D, Moorcroft P, Sitch S, Cox P, Huntingford C, Meir P, Woodward FI (2010). Assessing uncertainties in a second-generation dynamic vegetation model caused by ecological scale limitations. New Phytol, 187(3), 666-681. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Cadule P, Friedlingstein P, Bopp L, Sitch S, Jones CD, Ciais P, Piao SL, Peylin P (2010). Benchmarking coupled climate-carbon models against long-term atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> measurements. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 24(2). Abstract. DOI.
Fisher JB, Sitch S, Malhi Y, Fisher RA, Huntingford C, Tan S-Y (2010). Carbon cost of plant nitrogen acquisition: a mechanistic, globally applicable model of plant nitrogen uptake, retranslocation, and fixation. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 24 Author URL. DOI.
Pacifico F, Harrison SP, Jones CD, Arneth A, Sitch S, Weedon GP, Barkley MP, Palmer PI, Serça D, Potosnak M, et al (2010). Evaluation of a photosynthesis-based biogenic isoprene emission scheme in JULES and simulation of isoprene emissions under modern climate conditions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 10(11), 28311-28354.
Arneth A, Sitch S, Bondeau A, Butterbach-Bahl K, Foster P, Gedney N, De Noblet-Ducoudré N, Prentice IC, Sanderson M, Thonicke K, et al (2010). From biota to chemistry and climate: Towards a comprehensive description of trace gas exchange between the biosphere and atmosphere. Biogeosciences, 7(1), 121-149. Abstract.
Collins WJ, Sitch S, Boucher O (2010). How vegetation impacts affect climate metrics for ozone precursors. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 115(23). Abstract. DOI.
Huntingford C, Booth BBB, Sitch S, Gedney N, Lowe JA, Liddicoat SK, Mercado LM, Best MJ, Weedon GP, Fisher RA, et al (2010). IMOGEN: an intermediate complexity model to evaluate terrestrial impacts of a changing climate. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 3(2), 679-687. Author URL. DOI.
Doherty RM, Sitch S, Smith B, Lewis SL, Thornton PK (2010). Implications of future climate and atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> content for regional biogeochemistry, biogeography and ecosystem services across East Africa. Global Change Biology, 16(2), 617-640. Abstract. DOI.
Galbraith D, Levy PE, Sitch S, Huntingford C, Cox P, Williams M, Meir P (2010). Multiple mechanisms of Amazonian forest biomass losses in three dynamic global vegetation models under climate change. New Phytol, 187(3), 647-665. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Poulter B, Hattermann F, Hawkins E, Zaehle S, Sitch S, Restrepo-Coupe N, Heyder U, Cramer W (2010). Robust dynamics of Amazon dieback to climate change with perturbed ecosystem model parameters. Global Change Biology, 16(9), 2476-2495. Abstract. DOI.
Friedlingstein P, Cadule P, Piao SL, Ciais P, Sitch S (2010). The African contribution to the global climate-carbon cycle feedback of the 21st century. Biogeosciences, 7(2), 513-519. Abstract.
Lewis SL, Lloyd J, Sitch S, Mitchard ETA, Laurance WF (2009). Changing ecology of tropical forests: Evidence and drivers. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 40, 529-549. Abstract. DOI.
Malhi Y, Aragão LEOC, Galbraith D, Huntingford C, Fisher R, Zelazowski P, Sitch S, McSweeney C, Meir P (2009). Exploring the likelihood and mechanism of a climate-change-induced dieback of the Amazon rainforest. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 106(49), 20610-20615. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mercado LM, Bellouin N, Sitch S, Boucher O, Huntingford C, Wild M, Cox PM (2009). Impact of changes in diffuse radiation on the global land carbon sink. Nature, 458(7241), 1014-1017. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pacifico F, Harrison SP, Jones CD, Sitch S (2009). Isoprene emissions and climate. Atmospheric Environment, 43(39), 6121-6135. Abstract. DOI.
Mercado LM, Lloyd J, Dolman AJ, Sitch S, Patiño S (2009). Modelling basin-wide variations in Amazon forest productivity - Part 1: Model calibration, evaluation and upscaling functions for canopy photosynthesis. Biogeosciences, 6(7), 1247-1272. Abstract.
Piao S, Fang J, Ciais P, Peylin P, Huang Y, Sitch S, Wang T (2009). The carbon balance of terrestrial ecosystems in China. Nature, 458(7241), 1009-1013. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Raupach MR, Canadell JG, Marland G, Bopp L, Ciais P, Conway TJ, Doney SC, Feely RA, Foster P, et al (2009). Trends in the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide. Nature Geoscience, 2(12), 831-836. Abstract. DOI.
O'ishi R, Abe-Ouchi A, Prentice IC, Sitch S (2009). Vegetation dynamics and plant CO<inf>2</inf> responses as positive feedbacks in a greenhouse world. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(11). Abstract. DOI.
Huntingford C, Fisher RA, Mercado L, Booth BBB, Sitch S, Harris PP, Cox PM, Jones CD, Betts RA, Malhi Y, et al (2008). "Towards quantifying uncertainty in predictions of Amazon """"dieback""""". Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. Author URL.  Full text.
Sitch S, Huntingford C, Gedney N, Levy PE, Lomas M, Piao SL, Betts R, Ciais P, Cox P, Friedlingstein P, et al (2008). Evaluation of the terrestrial carbon cycle, future plant geography and climate-carbon cycle feedbacks using five Dynamic Global Vegetation Models (DGVMs). GLOBAL CHANGE BIOL, 14(9), 2015-2039. Abstract. DOI.
Friedlingstein P, Cadule P, Piao SL, Ciais P, Sitch S (2008). The African contribution to the global climate-carbon cycle feedback of the 21st century. Biogeosciences Discussions, 5(6), 4847-4866.
Sitch S, McGuire AD, Kimball J, Gedney N, Gamon J, Engstrom R, Wolf A, Zhuang Q, Clein J, McDonald KC, et al (2007). Assessing the carbon balance of circumpolar Arctic tundra using remote sensing and process modeling. Ecol Appl, 17(1), 213-234. Abstract.  Author URL.
Friend AD, Arneth A, Kiang NY, Lomas M, Ogée J, Rödenbeck C, Running SW, Santaren JD, Sitch S, Viovy N, et al (2007). FLUXNET and modelling the global carbon cycle. Global Change Biology, 13(3), 610-633. Abstract. DOI.
Sitch S, Cox PM, Collins W, Huntingford C (2007). Indirect radiative forcing of climate change through ozone effects on the land-carbon sink. Nature, 448(7155), 791-794. DOI.
Zaehle S, Bondeau A, Carter TR, Cramer W, Erhard M, Prentice IC, Reginster I, Rounsevell MDA, Sitch S, Smith B, et al (2007). Projected changes in terrestrial carbon storage in Europe under climate and land-use change, 1990-2100. Ecosystems, 10(3), 380-401. Abstract. DOI.
Pope V, Brown S, Clark R, Collins M, Collins W, Dearden C, Gunson J, Harris G, Jones C, Keen A, et al (2007). The Met Office Hadley Centre climate modelling capability: the competing requirements for improved resolution, complexity and dealing with uncertainty. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 365(1860), 2635-2657. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Ni J, Harrison SP, Colin Prentice I, Kutzbach JE, Sitch S (2006). Impact of climate variability on present and Holocene vegetation: a model-based study. Ecological Modelling, 191(3-4), 469-486. Abstract. DOI.
Schaphoff S, Lucht W, Gerten D, Sitch S, Cramer W, Prentice IC (2006). Terrestrial biosphere carbon storage under alternative climate projections. Climatic Change, 74(1-3), 97-122. Abstract. DOI.
Zaehle S, Sitch S, Prentice IC, Liski J, Cramer W, Erhard M, Hickler T, Smith B (2006). The importance of age-related decline in forest NPP for modeling regional carbon balances. Ecol Appl, 16(4), 1555-1574. Abstract.  Author URL.
Krinner G, Viovy N, de Noblet-Ducoudré N, Ogée J, Polcher J, Friedlingstein P, Ciais P, Sitch S, Prentice IC (2005). A dynamic global vegetation model for studies of the coupled atmosphere-biosphere system. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19(1), 1-33. Abstract. DOI.
Morales P, Sykes MT, Prentice IC, Smith P, Smith B, Bugmann H, Zierl B, Friedlingstein P, Viovy N, Sabaté S, et al (2005). Comparing and evaluating process-based ecosystem model predictions of carbon and water fluxes in major European forest biomes. Global Change Biology, 11(12), 2211-2233. Abstract. DOI.
Schröter D, Cramer W, Leemans R, Prentice IC, Araújo MB, Arnell NW, Bondeau A, Bugmann H, Carter TR, Gracia CA, et al (2005). Ecology: Ecosystem service supply and vulnerability to global change in Europe. Science, 310(5752), 1333-1337. Abstract. DOI.
Schröter D, Cramer W, Leemans R, Prentice IC, Araújo MB, Arnell NW, Bondeau A, Bugmann H, Carter TR, Gracia CA, et al (2005). Ecosystem service supply and vulnerability to global change in Europe. Science, 310(5752), 1333-1337. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Zaehle S, Sitch S, Smith B, Hatterman F (2005). Effects of parameter uncertainties on the modeling of terrestrial biosphere dynamics. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19(3), 1-16. Abstract. DOI.
Sitch S, Brovkin V, von Bloh W, van Vuuren D, Eickhout B, Ganopolski A (2005). Impacts of future land cover changes on atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> and climate. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19(2), 1-15. Abstract. DOI.
Peylin P, Bousquet P, Le Quéré C, Sitch S, Friedlingstein P, McKinley G, Gruber N, Rayner P, Ciais P (2005). Multiple constraints on regional CO<inf>2</inf> flux variations over land and oceans. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19(1), 1-21. Abstract. DOI.
Callaghan TV, Björn LO, Chernov Y, Chapin T, Christensen TR, Huntley B, Ims RA, Johansson M, Jolly D, Jonasson S, et al (2004). Effects of changes in climate on landscape and regional processes, and feedbacks to the climate system. Ambio, 33(7), 459-468. Abstract.  Author URL.
Callaghan TV, Björn LO, Chernov Y, Chapin T, Christensen TR, Huntley B, Ims RA, Johansson M, Jolly D, Jonasson S, et al (2004). Key findings and extended summaries. Ambio, 33(7), 386-392. Author URL.
Badeck FW, Bondeau A, Böttcher K, Doktor D, Lucht W, Schaber J, Sitch S (2004). Responses of spring phenology to climate change. New Phytologist, 162(2), 295-309. Abstract. DOI.
Brovkin V, Sitch S, von Bloh W, Claussen M, Bauer E, Cramer W (2004). Role of land cover changes for atmospheric CO2 increase and climate change during the last 150 years. Global Change Biology, 10(8), 1253-1266. Abstract. DOI.
Callaghan TV, Björn LO, Chernov Y, Chapin T, Christensen TR, Huntley B, Ims RA, Johansson M, Jolly D, Jonasson S, et al (2004). Synthesis of effects in four Arctic subregions. Ambio, 33(7), 469-473. Abstract.  Author URL.
Gerten D, Schaphoff S, Haberlandt U, Lucht W, Sitch S (2004). Terrestrial vegetation and water balance - Hydrological evaluation of a dynamic global vegetation model. Journal of Hydrology, 286(1-4), 249-270. Abstract. DOI.
Cramer W, Bondeau A, Schaphoff S, Lucht W, Smith B, Sitch S (2004). Tropical forests and the global carbon cycle: impacts of atmospheric carbon dioxide, climate change and rate of deforestation. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 359(1443), 331-343. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Bonan GB, Levis S, Sitch S, Vertenstein M, Oleson KW (2003). A dynamic global vegetation model for use with climate models: Concepts and description of simulated vegetation dynamics. Global Change Biology, 9(11), 1543-1566. Abstract. DOI.
Gerber S, Joos F, Brügger P, Stocker TF, Mann ME, Sitch S, Scholze M (2003). Constraining temperature variations over the last millennium by comparing simulated and observed atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>. Climate Dynamics, 20(2-3), 281-299. Abstract.
Sitch S, Smith B, Prentice IC, Arneth A, Bondeau A, Cramer W, Kaplan JO, Levis S, Lucht W, Sykes MT, et al (2003). Evaluation of ecosystem dynamics, plant geography and terrestrial carbon cycling in the LPJ dynamic global vegetation model. Global Change Biology, 9(2), 161-185. Abstract. DOI.
Bachelet D, Neilson RP, Hickler T, Drapek RJ, Lenihan JM, Sykes MT, Smith B, Sitch S, Thonicke K (2003). Simulating past and future dynamics of natural ecosystems in the United States. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 17(2), 14-11. Abstract.
Lucht W, Prentice IC, Myneni RB, Sitch S, Friedlingstein P, Cramer W, Bousquet P, Buermann W, Smith B (2002). Climatic control of the high-latitude vegetation greening trend and Pinatubo effect. Science, 296(5573), 1687-1689. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dargaville RJ, Heimann M, McGuire AD, Prentice IC, Kicklighter DW, Joos F, Clein JS, Esser G, Foley J, Kaplan J, et al (2002). Evaluation of terrestrial carbon cycle models with atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> measurements: Results from transient simulations considering increasing CO<inf>2</inf>, climate, and land-use effects. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 16(4), 39-31. Abstract.
Venevsky S, Thonicke K, Sitch S, Cramer W (2002). Simulating fire regimes in human-dominated ecosystems: Iberian Peninsula case study. Global Change Biology, 8(10), 984-998. Abstract. DOI.
McGuire AD, Sitch S, Clein JS, Dargaville R, Esser G, Foley J, Heimann M, Joos F, Kaplan J, Kicklighter DW, et al (2001). Carbon balance of the terrestrial biosphere in the twentieth century: Analyses of CO<inf>2</inf>, climate and land use effects with four process-based ecosytem models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 15(1), 183-206. Abstract. DOI.
Cramer W, Bondeau A, Woodward FI, Prentice IC, Betts RA, Brovkin V, Cox PM, Fisher V, Foley JA, Friend AD, et al (2001). Global response of terrestrial ecosystem structure and function to CO<inf>2</inf> and climate change: Results from six dynamic global vegetation models. Global Change Biology, 7(4), 357-373. Abstract. DOI.
Joos F, Colin Prentice I, Sitch S, Meyer R, Hooss G, Plattner GK, Gerber S, Hasselmann K (2001). Global warming feedbacks on terrestrial carbon uptake under the intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) emission scenarios. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 15(4), 891-907. Abstract. DOI.
Thonicke K, Venevsky S, Sitch S, Cramer W (2001). The role of fire disturbance for global vegetation dynamics: Coupling fire into a dynamic global vegetation model. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 10(6), 661-677. Abstract. DOI.
Prentice IC, Heimann M, Sitch S (2000). The carbon balance of the terrestrial biosphere: Ecosystem models and atmospheric observations. Ecological Applications, 10(6), 1553-1573. Abstract.
Fosberg MA, Cramer W, Brovkin V, Fleming R, Gardner R, Gill AM, Goldammer JG, Keane R, Koehler P, Lenihan J, et al (1999). Strategy for a Fire Module in Dynamic Global Vegetation Models. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 9(1), 79-84.
Heimann M, Esser G, Haxeltine A, Kaduk J, Kicklighter DW, Knorr W, Kohlmaier GH, McGuire AD, Melillo J, Moore B, et al (1998). Evaluation of terrestrial carbon cycle models through simulations of the seasonal cycle of atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>: First results of a model intercomparison study. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 12(1), 1-24. Abstract. DOI.
Pan Y, Melillo JM, McGuire AD, Kicklighter DW, Pitelka LF, Hibbard K, Pierce LL, Running SW, Ojima DS, Parton WJ, et al (1998). Modeled responses of terrestrial ecosystems to elevated atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>: a comparison of simulations by the biogeochemistry models of the Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP). Oecologia, 114(3), 389-404. Abstract. DOI.
Schimel DS, Braswell BH, Emanuel W, Rizzo B, Smith T, Woodward FI, Fisher H, Kittel TGF, McKeown R, Painter T, et al (1997). Continental scale variability in ecosystem processes: Models, data, and the role of disturbance. Ecological Monographs, 67(2), 251-271. Abstract.
Foley JA, Prentice IC, Ramankutty N, Levis S, Pollard D, Sitch S, Haxeltine A (1996). An integrated biosphere model of land surface processes, terrestrial carbon balance, and vegetation dynamics. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 10(4), 603-628. Abstract. DOI.
Christensen TR, Prentice IC, Kaplan J, Haxeltine A, Sitch S (1996). Methane flux from northern wetlands and tundra: an ecosystem source modelling approach. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 48(5), 652-661. Abstract.
MELILLO JM, BORCHERS J, CHANEY J, FISHER H, FOX S, HAXELTINE A, JANETOS A, KICKLIGHTER DW, KITTEL TGF, MCGUIRE AD, et al (1995). VEGETATION ECOSYSTEM MODELING AND ANALYSIS PROJECT - COMPARING BIOGEOGRAPHY AND BIOGEOCHEMISTRY MODELS IN a CONTINENTAL-SCALE STUDY OF TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM RESPONSES TO CLIMATE-CHANGE AND CO2 DOUBLING. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 9(4), 407-437. Author URL.

Chapters

Cramer W, Bondeau A, Schaphoff S, Lucht W, Smith B, Sitch S (2007). Twenty-first century atmospheric change and deforestation: Potential impacts on tropical forests. In  (Ed) Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change.  Abstract. DOI.

Conferences

Rowland LM, Meir P, Mencuccini M, Binks OJ, da Costa ACL, Oliveria RS, Mercado L, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveria AAR, Christoffersen BO, et al (2016). Does inter-specific variation prevent division of tropical trees into drought sensitive and resistant groups?. Association of tropical Biology and Conservation. Montepellier. 19th - 23rd Jun 2016. Abstract.
Rowland LM, da Costa ACL, Oliveira RS, Binks OJ, Mercado L, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveira AAR, Salmon Y, Ferreira LV, Sitch S, et al (2016). Is sap flow a good indicator of drought-induced mortality risk in tropical rainforest. Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation. Montpellier. 19th - 23rd Jun 2016. Abstract.
Pan Y, McGuire AD, Melillo JM, Kicklighter DW, Sitch S, Prentice IC (2002). A biogeochemistry-based dynamic vegetation model and its application along a moisture gradient in the continental United States.  Abstract. DOI.
Kicklighter DW, Bruno M, Dönges S, Esser G, Heimann M, Helfrich J, Ift F, Joos F, Kaduk J, Kohlmaier GH, et al (1999). A first-order analysis of the potential role of CO<inf>2</inf> fertilization to affect the global carbon budget: a comparison of four terrestrial biosphere models.  Abstract.

Publications by year



In Press

Jung M, Reichstein M, Schwalm CR, Huntingford C, Sitch S, Ahlström A, Arneth A, Camps-Valls G, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, et al (In Press). Compensatory water effects link yearly global land CO2 sink changes to temperature. Nature, 541(7638), 516-520. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Friedlingstein P (In Press). The terrestrial biosphere as a net source of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere. (0028-0836). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2017

Rogers A, Medlyn BE, Dukes JS, Bonan G, von Caemmerer S, Dietze MC, Kattge J, Leakey ADB, Mercado LM, Niinemets Ü, et al (2017). A roadmap for improving the representation of photosynthesis in Earth system models. New Phytol, 213(1), 22-42. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Schneider GF, Cheesman AW, Winter K, Turner BL, Sitch S, Kursar TA (2017). Current ambient concentrations of ozone in Panama modulate the leaf chemistry of the tropical tree Ficus insipida. Chemosphere, 172, 363-372. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Prestele R, Arneth A, Bondeau A, de Noblet-Ducoudre N, Pugh TAM, Sitch S, Stehfest E, Verburg PH (2017). Current challenges of implementing anthropogenic land-use and land-cover change in models contributing to climate change assessments. EARTH SYSTEM DYNAMICS, 8(2), 369-386. Author URL. DOI.

2016

Anav A, De Marco A, Proietti C, Alessandri A, Dell'Aquila A, Cionni I, Friedlingstein P, Khvorostyanov D, Menut L, Paoletti E, et al (2016). Comparing concentration-based (AOT40) and stomatal uptake (PODY) metrics for ozone risk assessment to European forests. Glob Chang Biol, 22(4), 1608-1627. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Navarrete D, Sitch S, Aragão LEOC, Pedroni L (2016). Conversion from forests to pastures in the Colombian Amazon leads to contrasting soil carbon dynamics depending on land management practices. Glob Chang Biol, 22(10), 3503-3517. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Navarrete D, Sitch S, Aragão LEOC, Pedroni L, Duque A (2016). Conversion from forests to pastures in the Colombian Amazon leads to differences in dead wood dynamics depending on land management practices. J Environ Manage, 171, 42-51. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Rowland LM, Meir P, Mencuccini M, Binks OJ, da Costa ACL, Oliveria RS, Mercado L, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveria AAR, Christoffersen BO, et al (2016). Does inter-specific variation prevent division of tropical trees into drought sensitive and resistant groups?. Association of tropical Biology and Conservation. Montepellier. 19th - 23rd Jun 2016. Abstract.
Le Quéré C, Andrew RM, Canadell JG, Sitch S, Ivar Korsbakken J, Peters GP, Manning AC, Boden TA, Tans PP, Houghton RA, et al (2016). Global Carbon Budget 2016. Earth System Science Data, 8(2), 605-649. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Zhu Z, Piao S, Myneni RB, Huang M, Zeng Z, Canadell JG, Ciais P, Sitch S, Friedlingstein P, Arneth A, et al (2016). Greening of the Earth and its drivers. Nature Climate Change, 6(8), 791-795. Full text. DOI.
Mangeon S, Voulgarakis A, Gilham R, Harper A, Sitch S, Folberth G (2016). INFERNO: a fire and emissions scheme for the UK Met Office's Unified Model. Geoscientific Model Development, 9(8), 2685-2700. Abstract. DOI.
Sitch SA (2016). INFERNO: a fire and emissions scheme for the Met Office’s Unified Model. Geosci. Model Dev. Discuss. Full text. DOI.
Jiang Y, Zhuang Q, Sitch S, O'Donnell JA, Kicklighter D, Sokolov A, Melillo J (2016). Importance of soil thermal regime in terrestrial ecosystem carbon dynamics in the circumpolar north. Global and Planetary Change, 142, 28-40. Abstract. DOI.
Harper AB, Cox PM, Friedlingstein P, Wiltshire AJ, Jones CD, Sitch S, Mercado LM, Groenendijk M, Robertson E, Kattge J, et al (2016). Improved representation of plant functional types and physiology in the Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES v4.2) using plant trait information. Geoscientific Model Development, 9(7), 2415-2440. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Rowland LM, da Costa ACL, Oliveira RS, Binks OJ, Mercado L, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveira AAR, Salmon Y, Ferreira LV, Sitch S, et al (2016). Is sap flow a good indicator of drought-induced mortality risk in tropical rainforest. Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation. Montpellier. 19th - 23rd Jun 2016. Abstract.
Zhang Y, Xiao X, Guanter L, Zhou S, Ciais P, Joiner J, Sitch S, Wu X, Nabel J, Dong J, et al (2016). Precipitation and carbon-water coupling jointly control the interannual variability of global land gross primary production. Sci Rep, 6 Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Calle L, Canadell JG, Patra P, Ciais P, Ichii K, Tian H, Kondo M, Piao S, Arneth A, Harper AB, et al (2016). Regional carbon fluxes from land use and land cover change in Asia, 1980–2009. Environmental Research Letters, 11(7), 074011-074011. Full text. DOI.
Zhao F, Zeng N, Asrar G, Friedlingstein P, Ito A, Jain A, Kalnay E, Kato E, Koven C, Poulter B, et al (2016). Role of CO2, climate and land use in regulating the seasonal amplitude increase of carbon fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems: a multimodel analysis. Biogeosciences, 13(17), 5121-5137. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Murray-Tortarolo G, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Jaramillo VJ, Murguia-Flores F, Anav A, Liu Y, Arneth A, Arvanitis A, Harper A, et al (2016). The carbon cycle in Mexico: past, present and future of C stocks and fluxes. BIOGEOSCIENCES, 13(1), 223-238. Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Murray-Tortarolo G, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Seneviratne SI, Fletcher I, Mueller B, Greve P, Anav A, Liu Y, Ahlström A, et al (2016). The dry season intensity as a key driver of NPP trends. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(6), 2632-2639. Abstract. DOI.
Hantson S, Arneth A, Harrison SP, Kelley DI, Colin Prentice I, Rabin SS, Archibald S, Mouillot F, Arnold SR, Artaxo P, et al (2016). The status and challenge of global fire modelling. Biogeosciences, 13(11), 3359-3375. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Cervarich M, Shu S, Jain AK, Arneth A, Canadell J, Friedlingstein P, Houghton RA, Kato E, Koven C, Patra P, et al (2016). The terrestrial carbon budget of South and Southeast Asia. Environmental Research Letters, 11(10). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2015

Peng S, Ciais P, Chevallier F, Peylin P, Cadule P, Sitch S, Piao S, Ahlström A, Huntingford C, Levy P, et al (2015). Benchmarking the seasonal cycle of CO<inf>2</inf> fluxes simulated by terrestrial ecosystem models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29(1), 46-64. Abstract. DOI.
Peng S, Ciais P, Chevallier F, Peylin P, Cadule P, Sitch S, Piao S, Ahlström A, Huntingford C, Levy P, et al (2015). Benchmarking the seasonal cycle of CO<inf>2</inf> fluxes simulated by terrestrial ecosystem models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles Abstract. DOI.
Pacifico F, Folberth GA, Sitch S, Haywood JM, Rizzo LV, Malavelle FF, Artaxo P (2015). Biomass burning related ozone damage on vegetation over the Amazon forest: a model sensitivity study. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 15(5), 2791-2804. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Ahlström A, Raupach MR, Schurgers G, Smith B, Arneth A, Jung M, Reichstein M, Canadell JG, Friedlingstein P, Jain AK, et al (2015). Carbon cycle. The dominant role of semi-arid ecosystems in the trend and variability of the land CO₂ sink. Science, 348(6237), 895-899. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Huntingford C, Smith DM, Davies WJ, Falk R, Sitch S, Mercado LM (2015). Combining the [ABA] and net photosynthesis-based model equations of stomatal conductance. Ecological Modelling, 300, 81-88. Abstract. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Moriarty R, Andrew RM, Canadell JG, Sitch S, Korsbakken JI, Friedlingstein P, Peters GP, Andres RJ, Boden TA, et al (2015). Global Carbon Budget 2015. Earth System Science Data, 7(2), 349-396. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Moriarty R, Andrew RM, Peters GP, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Jones SD, Sitch S, Tans P, Arneth A, et al (2015). Global carbon budget 2014. Earth System Science Data, 7(1), 47-85. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Atkin OK, Bloomfield KJ, Reich PB, Tjoelker MG, Asner GP, Bonal D, Bönisch G, Bradford MG, Cernusak LA, Cosio EG, et al (2015). Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits. New Phytologist, 206(2), 614-636. Abstract. DOI.
Atkin OK, Bloomfield KJ, Reich PB, Tjoelker MG, Asner GP, Bonal D, Bönisch G, Bradford MG, Cernusak LA, Cosio EG, et al (2015). Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits. New Phytol, 206(2), 614-636. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Yang H, Piao S, Zeng Z, Ciais P, Yin Y, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Ahlström A, Guimberteau M, Huntingford C, et al (2015). Multicriteria evaluation of discharge simulation in Dynamic Global Vegetation Models. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120(15), 7488-7505. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Sitch S, Friedlingstein P, Gruber N, Jones SD, Murray-Tortarolo G, Ahlström A, Doney SC, Graven H, Heinze C, Huntingford C, et al (2015). Recent trends and drivers of regional sources and sinks of carbon dioxide. Biogeosciences, 12(3), 653-679. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Osborne JM, Lambert FH, Groenendijk M, Harper AB, Koven CD, Poulter B, Pugh TAM, Sitch S, Stocker BD, Wiltshire A, et al (2015). Reconciling Precipitation with Runoff: Observed Hydrological Change in the Midlatitudes. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 16(6), 2403-2420. Full text. DOI.
Anav A, Friedlingstein P, Beer C, Ciais P, Harper A, Jones C, Murray-Tortarolo G, Papale D, Parazoo NC, Peylin P, et al (2015). Spatiotemporal patterns of terrestrial gross primary production: a review. Reviews of Geophysics, 53(3), 785-818. Abstract. DOI.
Anav A, Friedlingstein P, Beer C, Ciais P, Harper A, Jones C, Murray-Tortarolo G, Papale D, Parazoo NC, Peylin P, et al (2015). Spatiotemporal patterns of terrestrial gross primary production: a review. Reviews of Geophysics Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Frank DC, Poulter B, Saurer M, Esper J, Huntingford C, Helle G, Treydte K, Zimmermann NE, Schleser GH, Ahlström A, et al (2015). Water-use efficiency and transpiration across European forests during the Anthropocene. Nature Climate Change, 5(6), 579-583. Abstract. DOI.

2014

Valentini R, Arneth A, Bombelli A, Castaldi S, Cazzolla Gatti R, Chevallier F, Ciais P, Grieco E, Hartmann J, Henry M, et al (2014). A full greenhouse gases budget of africa: Synthesis, uncertainties, and vulnerabilities. Biogeosciences, 11(2), 381-407. Abstract. DOI.
Fyllas NM, Gloor E, Mercado LM, Sitch S, Quesada CA, Domingues TF, Galbraith DR, Torre-Lezama A, Vilanova E, Ramírez-Angulo H, et al (2014). Analysing Amazonian forest productivity using a new individual and trait-based model (TFS v.1). Geoscientific Model Development, 7(4), 1251-1269. Abstract. DOI.
Poulter B, Frank D, Ciais P, Myneni RB, Andela N, Bi J, Broquet G, Canadell JG, Chevallier F, Liu YY, et al (2014). Contribution of semi-arid ecosystems to interannual variability of the global carbon cycle. Nature, 509(7502), 600-603. Abstract. DOI.
Poulter B, Frank D, Ciais P, Myneni RB, Andela N, Bi J, Broquet G, Canadell JG, Chevallier F, Liu YY, et al (2014). Contribution of semi-arid ecosystems to interannual variability of the global carbon cycle. Nature, 509(7502), 600-603. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Piao S, Nan H, Huntingford C, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Peng S, Ahlström A, Canadell JG, Cong N, et al (2014). Evidence for a weakening relationship between interannual temperature variability and northern vegetation activity. Nat Commun, 5 Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Peters GP, Andres RJ, Andrew RM, Boden TA, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Houghton RA, Marland G, Moriarty R, et al (2014). Global carbon budget 2013. Earth System Science Data, 6(1), 235-263. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Fisher JB, Huntzinger DN, Schwalm CR, Sitch S (2014). Modeling the terrestrial biosphere. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 39, 91-123. Abstract. DOI.

2013

Fisher JB, Sikka M, Sitch S, Ciais P, Poulter B, Galbraith D, Lee J-E, Huntingford C, Viovy N, Zeng N, et al (2013). African tropical rainforest net carbon dioxide fluxes in the twentieth century. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 368(1625). Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Fisher JB, Sikka M, Sitch S, Ciais P, Poulter B, Galbraith D, Lee JE, Huntingford C, Viovy N, Zeng N, et al (2013). African tropical rainforest net carbon dioxide fluxes in the twentieth century. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 368(1625). Abstract.
Wang W, Ciais P, Nemani RR, Canadell JG, Piao S, Sitch S, White MA, Hashimoto H, Milesi C, Myneni RB, et al (2013). Erratum: Variations in atmospheric CO2 growth rates coupled with tropical temperature (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (2013) 110, 32 (13061-13066) DOI:10.1073/pnas.1219683110). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 110(37). DOI.
Anav A, Murray-Tortarolo G, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Piao S, Zhu Z (2013). Evaluation of land surface models in reproducing satellite derived leaf area index over the high-latitude northern hemisphere. Part II: Earth system models. Remote Sensing, 5(8), 3637-3661. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Murray-Tortarolo G, Anav A, Friedlingstein P, Sitch S, Piao S, Zhu Z, Poulter B, Zaehle S, Ahlström A, Lomas M, et al (2013). Evaluation of land surface models in reproducing satellite-derived LAI over the high-latitude northern hemisphere. Part I: Uncoupled DGVMs. Remote Sensing, 5(10), 4819-4838. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Piao S, Sitch S, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Peylin P, Wang X, Ahlström A, Anav A, Canadell JG, Cong N, et al (2013). Evaluation of terrestrial carbon cycle models for their response to climate variability and to CO2 trends. Glob Chang Biol, 19(7), 2117-2132. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Piao S, Sitch S, Ciais P, Friedlingstein P, Peylin P, Wang X, Ahlström A, Anav A, Canadell JG, Cong N, et al (2013). Evaluation of terrestrial carbon cycle models for their response to climate variability and to CO<inf>2</inf> trends. Global Change Biology, 19(7), 2117-2132. Abstract. DOI.
Huntingford C, Zelazowski P, Galbraith D, Mercado LM, Sitch S, Fisher R, Lomas M, Walker AP, Jones CD, Booth BBB, et al (2013). Simulated resilience of tropical rainforests to CO<inf>2</inf> -induced climate change. Nature Geoscience, 6(4), 268-273. Abstract. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Andres RJ, Boden T, Conway T, Houghton RA, House JI, Marland G, Peters GP, Van Der Werf GR, Ahlström A, et al (2013). The global carbon budget 1959-2011. Earth System Science Data, 5(1), 165-185. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Wang W, Ciais P, Nemani RR, Canadell JG, Piao S, Sitch S, White MA, Hashimoto H, Milesi C, Myneni RB, et al (2013). Variations in atmospheric CO2 growth rates coupled with tropical temperature. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 110(32), 13061-13066. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2012

Booth BBB, Jones CD, Collins M, Totterdell IJ, Cox PM, Sitch S, Huntingford C, Betts RA, Harris GR, Lloyd J, et al (2012). High sensitivity of future global warming to land carbon cycle processes. Environmental Research Letters, 7(2). Abstract. DOI.
Gloor M, Gatti L, Brienen R, Feldpausch TR, Phillips OL, Miller J, Ometto JP, Rocha H, Baker T, De Jong B, et al (2012). The carbon balance of South America: a review of the status, decadal trends and main determinants. Biogeosciences, 9(12), 5407-5430. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Piao SL, Ito A, Li SG, Huang Y, Ciais P, Wang XH, Peng SS, Nan HJ, Zhao C, Ahlström A, et al (2012). The carbon budget of terrestrial ecosystems in East Asia over the last two decades. Biogeosciences, 9(9), 3571-3586. Abstract. DOI.
Ainsworth EA, Yendrek CR, Sitch S, Collins WJ, Emberson LD (2012). The effects of tropospheric ozone on net primary productivity and implications for climate change. Annu Rev Plant Biol, 63, 637-661. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Jiang Y, Zhuang Q, Schaphoff S, Sitch S, Sokolov A, Kicklighter D, Melillo J (2012). Uncertainty analysis of vegetation distribution in the northern high latitudes during the 21st century with a dynamic vegetation model. Ecol Evol, 2(3), 593-614. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2011

Blyth E, Clark DB, Ellis R, Huntingford C, Los S, Pryor M, Best M, Sitch S (2011). A comprehensive set of benchmark tests for a land surface model of simultaneous fluxes of water and carbon at both the global and seasonal scale. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 4(2), 255-269. Author URL. DOI.
Pan Y, Birdsey RA, Fang J, Houghton R, Kauppi PE, Kurz WA, Phillips OL, Shvidenko A, Lewis SL, Canadell JG, et al (2011). A large and persistent carbon sink in the world's forests. Science, 333(6045), 988-993. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Good P, Caesar J, Bernie D, Lowe JA, van der Linden P, Gosling SN, Warren R, Arnell NW, Smith S, Bamber J, et al (2011). A review of recent developments in climate change science. Part I: Understanding of future change in the large-scale climate system. Progress in Physical Geography, 35(3), 281-296. Abstract. DOI.
Zelazowski P, Malhi Y, Huntingford C, Sitch S, Fisher JB (2011). Changes in the potential distribution of humid tropical forests on a warmer planet. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 369(1934), 137-160. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Collins WJ, Bellouin N, Doutriaux-Boucher M, Gedney N, Halloran P, Hinton T, Hughes J, Jones CD, Joshi M, Liddicoat S, et al (2011). Development and evaluation of an Earth-System model-HadGEM2. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 4(4), 1051-1075. Author URL. DOI.
Van der Molen MK, Dolman AJ, Ciais P, Eglin T, Gobron N, Law BE, Meir P, Peters W, Phillips OL, Reichstein M, et al (2011). Drought and ecosystem carbon cycling. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 151(7), 765-773. Abstract. DOI.
Mercado LM, Lloyd J, Dolman AJ, Sitch S, Patiño S (2011). Erratum: Modelling basin-wide variations in Amazon forest productivity &amp;ndash; Part 1: Model calibration, evaluation and upscaling functions for canopy photosynthesis" published in Biogeosciences, 6, 1247&amp;ndash;1272, 2009 (Biogeosciences). Biogeosciences, 8(3), 653-656. DOI.
Pacifico F, Harrison SP, Jones CD, Arneth A, Sitch S, Weedon GP, Barkley MP, Palmer PI, Serça D, Potosnak M, et al (2011). Evaluation of a photosynthesis-based biogenic isoprene emission scheme in JULES and simulation of isoprene emissions under present-day climate conditions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 11(9), 4371-4389. Abstract. DOI.
Huntingford C, Cox PM, Mercado LM, Sitch S, Bellouin N, Boucher O, Gedney N (2011). Highly contrasting effects of different climate forcing agents on terrestrial ecosystem services. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 369(1943), 2026-2037. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Mercado LM, Lloyd J, Dolman AJ, Sitch S, Patino S (2011). Modelling basin-wide variations in Amazon forest productivity - Part 1: Model calibration, evaluation and upscaling functions for canopy photosynthesis (vol 6, pg 1247, 2009). BIOGEOSCIENCES, 8(3), 653-656. Author URL. DOI.
Best MJ, Pryor M, Clark DB, Rooney GG, Essery RLH, Menard CB, Edwards JM, Hendry MA, Porson A, Gedney N, et al (2011). The Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES), model description - Part 1: Energy and water fluxes. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 4(3), 677-699. Author URL. DOI.
Clark DB, Mercado LM, Sitch S, Jones CD, Gedney N, Best MJ, Pryor M, Rooney GG, Essery RLH, Blyth E, et al (2011). The Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES), model description - Part 2: Carbon fluxes and vegetation dynamics. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 4(3), 701-722. Author URL. DOI.
Mercado LM, Patiño S, Domingues TF, Fyllas NM, Weedon GP, Sitch S, Quesada CA, Phillips OL, Aragão LEOC, Malhi Y, et al (2011). Variations in Amazon forest productivity correlated with foliar nutrients and modelled rates of photosynthetic carbon supply. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 366(1582), 3316-3329. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2010

Fisher R, McDowell N, Purves D, Moorcroft P, Sitch S, Cox P, Huntingford C, Meir P, Woodward FI (2010). Assessing uncertainties in a second-generation dynamic vegetation model caused by ecological scale limitations. New Phytol, 187(3), 666-681. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Cadule P, Friedlingstein P, Bopp L, Sitch S, Jones CD, Ciais P, Piao SL, Peylin P (2010). Benchmarking coupled climate-carbon models against long-term atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> measurements. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 24(2). Abstract. DOI.
Fisher JB, Sitch S, Malhi Y, Fisher RA, Huntingford C, Tan S-Y (2010). Carbon cost of plant nitrogen acquisition: a mechanistic, globally applicable model of plant nitrogen uptake, retranslocation, and fixation. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 24 Author URL. DOI.
Pacifico F, Harrison SP, Jones CD, Arneth A, Sitch S, Weedon GP, Barkley MP, Palmer PI, Serça D, Potosnak M, et al (2010). Evaluation of a photosynthesis-based biogenic isoprene emission scheme in JULES and simulation of isoprene emissions under modern climate conditions. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions, 10(11), 28311-28354.
Arneth A, Sitch S, Bondeau A, Butterbach-Bahl K, Foster P, Gedney N, De Noblet-Ducoudré N, Prentice IC, Sanderson M, Thonicke K, et al (2010). From biota to chemistry and climate: Towards a comprehensive description of trace gas exchange between the biosphere and atmosphere. Biogeosciences, 7(1), 121-149. Abstract.
Collins WJ, Sitch S, Boucher O (2010). How vegetation impacts affect climate metrics for ozone precursors. Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, 115(23). Abstract. DOI.
Huntingford C, Booth BBB, Sitch S, Gedney N, Lowe JA, Liddicoat SK, Mercado LM, Best MJ, Weedon GP, Fisher RA, et al (2010). IMOGEN: an intermediate complexity model to evaluate terrestrial impacts of a changing climate. GEOSCIENTIFIC MODEL DEVELOPMENT, 3(2), 679-687. Author URL. DOI.
Doherty RM, Sitch S, Smith B, Lewis SL, Thornton PK (2010). Implications of future climate and atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> content for regional biogeochemistry, biogeography and ecosystem services across East Africa. Global Change Biology, 16(2), 617-640. Abstract. DOI.
Galbraith D, Levy PE, Sitch S, Huntingford C, Cox P, Williams M, Meir P (2010). Multiple mechanisms of Amazonian forest biomass losses in three dynamic global vegetation models under climate change. New Phytol, 187(3), 647-665. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Poulter B, Hattermann F, Hawkins E, Zaehle S, Sitch S, Restrepo-Coupe N, Heyder U, Cramer W (2010). Robust dynamics of Amazon dieback to climate change with perturbed ecosystem model parameters. Global Change Biology, 16(9), 2476-2495. Abstract. DOI.
Friedlingstein P, Cadule P, Piao SL, Ciais P, Sitch S (2010). The African contribution to the global climate-carbon cycle feedback of the 21st century. Biogeosciences, 7(2), 513-519. Abstract.

2009

Lewis SL, Lloyd J, Sitch S, Mitchard ETA, Laurance WF (2009). Changing ecology of tropical forests: Evidence and drivers. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 40, 529-549. Abstract. DOI.
Malhi Y, Aragão LEOC, Galbraith D, Huntingford C, Fisher R, Zelazowski P, Sitch S, McSweeney C, Meir P (2009). Exploring the likelihood and mechanism of a climate-change-induced dieback of the Amazon rainforest. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 106(49), 20610-20615. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Mercado LM, Bellouin N, Sitch S, Boucher O, Huntingford C, Wild M, Cox PM (2009). Impact of changes in diffuse radiation on the global land carbon sink. Nature, 458(7241), 1014-1017. Abstract.  Author URL.  Full text. DOI.
Pacifico F, Harrison SP, Jones CD, Sitch S (2009). Isoprene emissions and climate. Atmospheric Environment, 43(39), 6121-6135. Abstract. DOI.
Mercado LM, Lloyd J, Dolman AJ, Sitch S, Patiño S (2009). Modelling basin-wide variations in Amazon forest productivity - Part 1: Model calibration, evaluation and upscaling functions for canopy photosynthesis. Biogeosciences, 6(7), 1247-1272. Abstract.
Piao S, Fang J, Ciais P, Peylin P, Huang Y, Sitch S, Wang T (2009). The carbon balance of terrestrial ecosystems in China. Nature, 458(7241), 1009-1013. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Le Quéré C, Raupach MR, Canadell JG, Marland G, Bopp L, Ciais P, Conway TJ, Doney SC, Feely RA, Foster P, et al (2009). Trends in the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide. Nature Geoscience, 2(12), 831-836. Abstract. DOI.
O'ishi R, Abe-Ouchi A, Prentice IC, Sitch S (2009). Vegetation dynamics and plant CO<inf>2</inf> responses as positive feedbacks in a greenhouse world. Geophysical Research Letters, 36(11). Abstract. DOI.

2008

Huntingford C, Fisher RA, Mercado L, Booth BBB, Sitch S, Harris PP, Cox PM, Jones CD, Betts RA, Malhi Y, et al (2008). "Towards quantifying uncertainty in predictions of Amazon """"dieback""""". Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. B. Author URL.  Full text.
Sitch S, Huntingford C, Gedney N, Levy PE, Lomas M, Piao SL, Betts R, Ciais P, Cox P, Friedlingstein P, et al (2008). Evaluation of the terrestrial carbon cycle, future plant geography and climate-carbon cycle feedbacks using five Dynamic Global Vegetation Models (DGVMs). GLOBAL CHANGE BIOL, 14(9), 2015-2039. Abstract. DOI.
Friedlingstein P, Cadule P, Piao SL, Ciais P, Sitch S (2008). The African contribution to the global climate-carbon cycle feedback of the 21st century. Biogeosciences Discussions, 5(6), 4847-4866.

2007

Sitch S, McGuire AD, Kimball J, Gedney N, Gamon J, Engstrom R, Wolf A, Zhuang Q, Clein J, McDonald KC, et al (2007). Assessing the carbon balance of circumpolar Arctic tundra using remote sensing and process modeling. Ecol Appl, 17(1), 213-234. Abstract.  Author URL.
Friend AD, Arneth A, Kiang NY, Lomas M, Ogée J, Rödenbeck C, Running SW, Santaren JD, Sitch S, Viovy N, et al (2007). FLUXNET and modelling the global carbon cycle. Global Change Biology, 13(3), 610-633. Abstract. DOI.
Sitch S, Cox PM, Collins W, Huntingford C (2007). Indirect radiative forcing of climate change through ozone effects on the land-carbon sink. Nature, 448(7155), 791-794. DOI.
Zaehle S, Bondeau A, Carter TR, Cramer W, Erhard M, Prentice IC, Reginster I, Rounsevell MDA, Sitch S, Smith B, et al (2007). Projected changes in terrestrial carbon storage in Europe under climate and land-use change, 1990-2100. Ecosystems, 10(3), 380-401. Abstract. DOI.
Pope V, Brown S, Clark R, Collins M, Collins W, Dearden C, Gunson J, Harris G, Jones C, Keen A, et al (2007). The Met Office Hadley Centre climate modelling capability: the competing requirements for improved resolution, complexity and dealing with uncertainty. Philos Trans a Math Phys Eng Sci, 365(1860), 2635-2657. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Cramer W, Bondeau A, Schaphoff S, Lucht W, Smith B, Sitch S (2007). Twenty-first century atmospheric change and deforestation: Potential impacts on tropical forests. In  (Ed) Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change.  Abstract. DOI.

2006

Ni J, Harrison SP, Colin Prentice I, Kutzbach JE, Sitch S (2006). Impact of climate variability on present and Holocene vegetation: a model-based study. Ecological Modelling, 191(3-4), 469-486. Abstract. DOI.
Schaphoff S, Lucht W, Gerten D, Sitch S, Cramer W, Prentice IC (2006). Terrestrial biosphere carbon storage under alternative climate projections. Climatic Change, 74(1-3), 97-122. Abstract. DOI.
Zaehle S, Sitch S, Prentice IC, Liski J, Cramer W, Erhard M, Hickler T, Smith B (2006). The importance of age-related decline in forest NPP for modeling regional carbon balances. Ecol Appl, 16(4), 1555-1574. Abstract.  Author URL.

2005

Krinner G, Viovy N, de Noblet-Ducoudré N, Ogée J, Polcher J, Friedlingstein P, Ciais P, Sitch S, Prentice IC (2005). A dynamic global vegetation model for studies of the coupled atmosphere-biosphere system. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19(1), 1-33. Abstract. DOI.
Morales P, Sykes MT, Prentice IC, Smith P, Smith B, Bugmann H, Zierl B, Friedlingstein P, Viovy N, Sabaté S, et al (2005). Comparing and evaluating process-based ecosystem model predictions of carbon and water fluxes in major European forest biomes. Global Change Biology, 11(12), 2211-2233. Abstract. DOI.
Schröter D, Cramer W, Leemans R, Prentice IC, Araújo MB, Arnell NW, Bondeau A, Bugmann H, Carter TR, Gracia CA, et al (2005). Ecology: Ecosystem service supply and vulnerability to global change in Europe. Science, 310(5752), 1333-1337. Abstract. DOI.
Schröter D, Cramer W, Leemans R, Prentice IC, Araújo MB, Arnell NW, Bondeau A, Bugmann H, Carter TR, Gracia CA, et al (2005). Ecosystem service supply and vulnerability to global change in Europe. Science, 310(5752), 1333-1337. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Zaehle S, Sitch S, Smith B, Hatterman F (2005). Effects of parameter uncertainties on the modeling of terrestrial biosphere dynamics. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19(3), 1-16. Abstract. DOI.
Sitch S, Brovkin V, von Bloh W, van Vuuren D, Eickhout B, Ganopolski A (2005). Impacts of future land cover changes on atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> and climate. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19(2), 1-15. Abstract. DOI.
Peylin P, Bousquet P, Le Quéré C, Sitch S, Friedlingstein P, McKinley G, Gruber N, Rayner P, Ciais P (2005). Multiple constraints on regional CO<inf>2</inf> flux variations over land and oceans. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 19(1), 1-21. Abstract. DOI.

2004

Callaghan TV, Björn LO, Chernov Y, Chapin T, Christensen TR, Huntley B, Ims RA, Johansson M, Jolly D, Jonasson S, et al (2004). Effects of changes in climate on landscape and regional processes, and feedbacks to the climate system. Ambio, 33(7), 459-468. Abstract.  Author URL.
Callaghan TV, Björn LO, Chernov Y, Chapin T, Christensen TR, Huntley B, Ims RA, Johansson M, Jolly D, Jonasson S, et al (2004). Key findings and extended summaries. Ambio, 33(7), 386-392. Author URL.
Badeck FW, Bondeau A, Böttcher K, Doktor D, Lucht W, Schaber J, Sitch S (2004). Responses of spring phenology to climate change. New Phytologist, 162(2), 295-309. Abstract. DOI.
Brovkin V, Sitch S, von Bloh W, Claussen M, Bauer E, Cramer W (2004). Role of land cover changes for atmospheric CO2 increase and climate change during the last 150 years. Global Change Biology, 10(8), 1253-1266. Abstract. DOI.
Callaghan TV, Björn LO, Chernov Y, Chapin T, Christensen TR, Huntley B, Ims RA, Johansson M, Jolly D, Jonasson S, et al (2004). Synthesis of effects in four Arctic subregions. Ambio, 33(7), 469-473. Abstract.  Author URL.
Gerten D, Schaphoff S, Haberlandt U, Lucht W, Sitch S (2004). Terrestrial vegetation and water balance - Hydrological evaluation of a dynamic global vegetation model. Journal of Hydrology, 286(1-4), 249-270. Abstract. DOI.
Cramer W, Bondeau A, Schaphoff S, Lucht W, Smith B, Sitch S (2004). Tropical forests and the global carbon cycle: impacts of atmospheric carbon dioxide, climate change and rate of deforestation. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci, 359(1443), 331-343. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2003

Bonan GB, Levis S, Sitch S, Vertenstein M, Oleson KW (2003). A dynamic global vegetation model for use with climate models: Concepts and description of simulated vegetation dynamics. Global Change Biology, 9(11), 1543-1566. Abstract. DOI.
Gerber S, Joos F, Brügger P, Stocker TF, Mann ME, Sitch S, Scholze M (2003). Constraining temperature variations over the last millennium by comparing simulated and observed atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>. Climate Dynamics, 20(2-3), 281-299. Abstract.
Sitch S, Smith B, Prentice IC, Arneth A, Bondeau A, Cramer W, Kaplan JO, Levis S, Lucht W, Sykes MT, et al (2003). Evaluation of ecosystem dynamics, plant geography and terrestrial carbon cycling in the LPJ dynamic global vegetation model. Global Change Biology, 9(2), 161-185. Abstract. DOI.
Bachelet D, Neilson RP, Hickler T, Drapek RJ, Lenihan JM, Sykes MT, Smith B, Sitch S, Thonicke K (2003). Simulating past and future dynamics of natural ecosystems in the United States. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 17(2), 14-11. Abstract.

2002

Pan Y, McGuire AD, Melillo JM, Kicklighter DW, Sitch S, Prentice IC (2002). A biogeochemistry-based dynamic vegetation model and its application along a moisture gradient in the continental United States.  Abstract. DOI.
Lucht W, Prentice IC, Myneni RB, Sitch S, Friedlingstein P, Cramer W, Bousquet P, Buermann W, Smith B (2002). Climatic control of the high-latitude vegetation greening trend and Pinatubo effect. Science, 296(5573), 1687-1689. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Dargaville RJ, Heimann M, McGuire AD, Prentice IC, Kicklighter DW, Joos F, Clein JS, Esser G, Foley J, Kaplan J, et al (2002). Evaluation of terrestrial carbon cycle models with atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf> measurements: Results from transient simulations considering increasing CO<inf>2</inf>, climate, and land-use effects. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 16(4), 39-31. Abstract.
Venevsky S, Thonicke K, Sitch S, Cramer W (2002). Simulating fire regimes in human-dominated ecosystems: Iberian Peninsula case study. Global Change Biology, 8(10), 984-998. Abstract. DOI.

2001

McGuire AD, Sitch S, Clein JS, Dargaville R, Esser G, Foley J, Heimann M, Joos F, Kaplan J, Kicklighter DW, et al (2001). Carbon balance of the terrestrial biosphere in the twentieth century: Analyses of CO<inf>2</inf>, climate and land use effects with four process-based ecosytem models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 15(1), 183-206. Abstract. DOI.
Cramer W, Bondeau A, Woodward FI, Prentice IC, Betts RA, Brovkin V, Cox PM, Fisher V, Foley JA, Friend AD, et al (2001). Global response of terrestrial ecosystem structure and function to CO<inf>2</inf> and climate change: Results from six dynamic global vegetation models. Global Change Biology, 7(4), 357-373. Abstract. DOI.
Joos F, Colin Prentice I, Sitch S, Meyer R, Hooss G, Plattner GK, Gerber S, Hasselmann K (2001). Global warming feedbacks on terrestrial carbon uptake under the intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) emission scenarios. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 15(4), 891-907. Abstract. DOI.
Thonicke K, Venevsky S, Sitch S, Cramer W (2001). The role of fire disturbance for global vegetation dynamics: Coupling fire into a dynamic global vegetation model. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 10(6), 661-677. Abstract. DOI.

2000

Prentice IC, Heimann M, Sitch S (2000). The carbon balance of the terrestrial biosphere: Ecosystem models and atmospheric observations. Ecological Applications, 10(6), 1553-1573. Abstract.

1999

Kicklighter DW, Bruno M, Dönges S, Esser G, Heimann M, Helfrich J, Ift F, Joos F, Kaduk J, Kohlmaier GH, et al (1999). A first-order analysis of the potential role of CO<inf>2</inf> fertilization to affect the global carbon budget: a comparison of four terrestrial biosphere models.  Abstract.
Fosberg MA, Cramer W, Brovkin V, Fleming R, Gardner R, Gill AM, Goldammer JG, Keane R, Koehler P, Lenihan J, et al (1999). Strategy for a Fire Module in Dynamic Global Vegetation Models. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 9(1), 79-84.

1998

Heimann M, Esser G, Haxeltine A, Kaduk J, Kicklighter DW, Knorr W, Kohlmaier GH, McGuire AD, Melillo J, Moore B, et al (1998). Evaluation of terrestrial carbon cycle models through simulations of the seasonal cycle of atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>: First results of a model intercomparison study. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 12(1), 1-24. Abstract. DOI.
Pan Y, Melillo JM, McGuire AD, Kicklighter DW, Pitelka LF, Hibbard K, Pierce LL, Running SW, Ojima DS, Parton WJ, et al (1998). Modeled responses of terrestrial ecosystems to elevated atmospheric CO<inf>2</inf>: a comparison of simulations by the biogeochemistry models of the Vegetation/Ecosystem Modeling and Analysis Project (VEMAP). Oecologia, 114(3), 389-404. Abstract. DOI.

1997

Schimel DS, Braswell BH, Emanuel W, Rizzo B, Smith T, Woodward FI, Fisher H, Kittel TGF, McKeown R, Painter T, et al (1997). Continental scale variability in ecosystem processes: Models, data, and the role of disturbance. Ecological Monographs, 67(2), 251-271. Abstract.

1996

Foley JA, Prentice IC, Ramankutty N, Levis S, Pollard D, Sitch S, Haxeltine A (1996). An integrated biosphere model of land surface processes, terrestrial carbon balance, and vegetation dynamics. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 10(4), 603-628. Abstract. DOI.
Christensen TR, Prentice IC, Kaplan J, Haxeltine A, Sitch S (1996). Methane flux from northern wetlands and tundra: an ecosystem source modelling approach. Tellus, Series B: Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 48(5), 652-661. Abstract.

1995

MELILLO JM, BORCHERS J, CHANEY J, FISHER H, FOX S, HAXELTINE A, JANETOS A, KICKLIGHTER DW, KITTEL TGF, MCGUIRE AD, et al (1995). VEGETATION ECOSYSTEM MODELING AND ANALYSIS PROJECT - COMPARING BIOGEOGRAPHY AND BIOGEOCHEMISTRY MODELS IN a CONTINENTAL-SCALE STUDY OF TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEM RESPONSES TO CLIMATE-CHANGE AND CO2 DOUBLING. GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, 9(4), 407-437. Author URL.