Publications

Michaletz ST. Evaluating the kinetic basis of plant growth from organs to ecosystems. In press, New Phytologist. Full text, Supporting Information, R code

Michaletz ST. 2018. Xylem dysfunction in fires: Towards a hydraulic theory of plant responses to multiple disturbance stressors. New Phytologist 217:1931-1393. Full text

Michaletz ST, Kerkhoff AJ, Enquist BJ. 2018. Drivers of terrestrial plant production across broad geographical gradients. Global Ecology and Biogeography 27:166-174. Full text, Supplementary Information, Source Data

McDowell NG, Michaletz ST, Bennett KE, Solander KC, Xu C, Maxwell RM, Middleton RS. 2018. Predicting chronic climate-driven disturbances and their mitigation. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 33:15-27. Full text, Supplement

Weiser MD, Michaletz ST, Buzzard V, Deng Y, He Z, Shen L, Enquist BJ, Waide RB, Zhou J, Kaspari M.  2018. Toward a theory for diversity gradients: the abundance-adaptation hypothesis. Ecography 41:255-264. Full text

Weiser MD, Swenson NG, Enquist BJ, Michaletz ST, Waide RB, Zhou J, Kaspari M. 2018. Taxonomic decomposition of the latitudinal gradient in species diversity of North American floras. Journal of Biogeography Full text

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pounden E, Greene DF, Michaletz ST. 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, Johnson EA, Mell WE, Greene DF. 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, Johnson EA, Tyree MT. 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*, Michaletz ST*, Johnson EA. 2011. Predicting climate change effects on wildfires requires linking processes across scales. WIREs Climate Change 2:99-112. Full text

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

Michaletz ST, Johnson EA. 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, Johnson EA. 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, Johnson EA. 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.