Publications

Michaletz ST, AJ Kerkhoff & BJ Enquist. Drivers of terrestrial plant production across broad geographical gradients. In press, Global Ecology and Biogeography. Full text, Supplementary Information, Source Data

McDowell NG, S Michaletz, K Solander, K Bennett, C Xu, R Maxwell, C Allen & R Middleton. Predicting chronic climate-driven disturbances and their mitigation. In press, Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Full text, Supplement

Enquist BJ, L Patrick Bentley, A Shenkin, B Maitner, V Savage, ST Michaletz, B Blonder, V Buzzard, TE Boza Espinoza, W Farfan, C Doughty, GR Goldsmith, RE Martin, N Salinas, M Silman, S Diaz, GP Asner & Y Malhi. 2017. Assessing trait-based scaling theory in tropical forests spanning a broad temperature gradient. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26:1357-1373. Full text, Supplement

Weiser MD, ST Michaletz, Y Deng, Z He, L Shen, BJ Enquist, R Waide, J Zhou & M Kaspari. Toward a theory for diversity gradients: The Abundance-Adaptation Hypothesis. In press, Ecography. Full text

Grossiord C, S Sevanto, I Borego, AM Chan, AD Collins, LT Dickman, PJ Hudson, N McBranch, ST Michaletz, WT Pockman, M Ryan, A Vilagrosa, & NG McDowell. 2017. Tree water dynamics in a drying and warming world. Plant, Cell & Environment 40:1861-1873.

Kaspari M, J Bujan, MD Weiser, D Ning, ST Michaletz, Z He, BJ Enquist, RB Waide, J Zhou, B Turner, & SJ Wright. 2017. Biogeochemistry drives diversity in the prokaryotes, fungi, and invertebrates of a Panama forest. Ecology 98:2019-2028. Full text

Zhou J, Y Deng, L Shen, C Wen, Q Yan, D Ning, Y Qin, K Xue, L Wu, Z He, J Voordeckers, JD Van Nostrand, V Buzzard, ST Michaletz, BJ Enquist, MD Weiser, M Kaspari, R Waide, Y Yang & JH Brown. 2017. Correspondence: Reply to ‘Analytical flaws in a continental-scale forest soil microbial diversity study’. Nature Communications 8:15583. Full text

Grossiord C, S Sevanto, HD Adams, AD Collins, LT Dickman, N McBranch, ST Michaletz, EA Stockton, M Vigil & NG McDowell. 2017. Precipitation, not air temperature, drives functional responses of trees in semi-arid ecosystems. Journal of Ecology 105: 163–175. Full text

Weiser MD, NG Swenson, BJ Enquist, ST Michaletz, RB Waide & M Kaspari. 2017. Taxonomic decomposition of the latitudinal gradient in species diversity of North American floras. In press, Journal of Biogeography. Full text

Michaletz, ST, MD Weiser, NG McDowell, J Zhou, M Kaspari, BR Helliker, and BJ Enquist. 2016. The energetic and carbon economic origins of leaf thermoregulation. Nature Plants 2:16129.  Full text, Supplementary Information

Zhou, J, Y Deng, L Shen, C Wen, Y Qin, K Xue, L Wu, Z He, J Voordeckers, V Buzzard, ST Michaletz, BJ Enquist, MD Weiser, M Kaspari, R Waide, and JH Brown. 2016. Temperature mediates continental-scale diversity of microbes in forest soils. Nature Communications 7:12083. Full text, Supplementary Material

Tu, Q, Y Deng, Q Yan, Z He, L Wu, V Buzzard, ST Michaletz, BJ Enquist, MD Weiser, M Kaspari, R Waide, JH Brown, L Shen, and J Zhou. 2016. Biogeographic patterns of soil diazotrophic communities across six forests in North America. Molecular Ecology 25:2937-2948. Full text

Enquist, BJ, ST Michaletz, and AJ Kerkhoff. 2016. Toward a general scaling theory for linking traits, stoichiometry, and body size to ecosystem function. In EA Johnson and Y Martin (editors). A Biogeoscience Approach to Ecosystems. Cambridge University Press. Full text

Michaletz, ST, MD Weiser, J Zhou, M Kaspari, BR Helliker, and BJ Enquist. 2015. Plant thermoregulation: Energetics, trait-environment interactions, and carbon economics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30:714-724. Full text, Supplementary Material

Greene, DF, and ST Michaletz. 2015. The role of fire in forest ecosystems. In Peh, K., R. Corlett, and Y. Bergeron (editors). Handbook of Forest Ecology. Routledge. pp. 114-126. Full text

Michaletz, ST, D Cheng, AJ Kerkhoff, and BJ Enquist. 2014. Convergence of terrestrial plant production across global climate gradients. Nature 512:39-43.  Full textSupplementary Information, Source Data, Corrigendum

Pounden, E, DF Greene, and ST Michaletz. 2014. Non-serotinous woody plants behave as aerial seed bank species when a late-summer wildfire coincides with a mast year. Ecology and Evolution 4:3830-3840. Full text

Michaletz, ST, EA Johnson, WE Mell, and DF Greene. 2013. Timing of fire relative to seed development may enable non-serotinous species to recolonize from the aerial seed banks of fire-killed trees. Biogeosciences 10:5061-5078. Full textSupplement

Michaletz, ST, EA Johnson, and MT Tyree. 2012. Moving beyond the cambium necrosis hypothesis of post-fire tree mortality: Cavitation and deformation of xylem in forest fires. New Phytologist 194: 254-263. Full text, Supporting Information

Macias Fauria*, M, ST Michaletz*, and EA Johnson. 2011. Predicting climate change effects on wildfires requires linking processes across scales. WIREs Climate Change 2:99-112. Full text

Michaletz, ST, and EA Johnson. 2008. A biophysical process model of tree mortality in surface fires. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 28: 2013-2029. Full text

Michaletz, ST, and EA Johnson. 2007. How forest fires kill trees: a review of the fundamental biophysical processes. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research 22:500-515. Full text

Michaletz, ST, and EA Johnson. 2006. A heat transfer model of crown scorch in forest fires. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36: 2839-2851. Full text, Crown Scorch software, Crown Scorch User’s Guide

Michaletz, ST, and EA Johnson. 2006. Foliage influences forced convection heat transfer in conifer branches and buds. New Phytologist 170: 87-98. Full text, erratum

*contributed equally to the work.