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  • Biederman, J., R. Scott, M. Goulden, R. Vargas, M. Litvak, T. Kolb, E. Yepez, W. Oechel, P. Blanken and T. Bell. 2016. Terrestrial carbon balance in a drier world. Global Change Biology 22: 1867-1879.

  • Zona, D., B. Gioli, R. Commane, J. Lindaas, S. Wofsy, C. Miller, S. Dinardo, S. Dengel, C. Sweeney, A. Karion, R. Chang, J. Henderson, P. Murphy, J. Goodrich, V. Moreaux, A. Liljedahl, J. Watts, J. Kimball, D. Lipson and W. Oechel. 2016. Cold season emissions dominate the Arctic tundra methane budget. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113: 40-45.

  • Yan, H., S. Wang, D. Billesbach, W. Oechel, G. Bohrer, T. Meyers, T. Martin, R. Matamala, R. Phillips and F. Rahman. 2015. Improved global simulations of gross primary product based on a new definition of water stress factor and a separate treatment of C3 and C4 plants. Ecological Modelling 297: 42-59.

  • Ikawa, H. and W. Oechel. 2015. Temporal variations in air‐sea CO2 exchange near large kelp beds near San Diego, California. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 120: 50-63.

  • Ikawa, H. and W. Oechel. 2015. Temporal variations in air-sea CO2exchange near large kelp beds near San Diego, California. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 120: 50-63.

  • Ueyama, M., K. Ichii, H. Iwata, E. Euskirchen, D. Zona, A. Rocha, Y. Harazono, C. Iwama, T. Nakai and W. Oechel. 2014. Change in surface energy balance in Alaska due to fire and spring warming, based on upscaling eddy covariance measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 119: 1947-1969.

  • Ueyama, M., K. Ichii, H. Iwata, E. Euskirchen, D. Zona, A. Rocha, Y. Harazono, C. Iwama, T. Nakai and W. Oechel. 2014. Change in surface energy balance in Alaska due to fire and spring warming, based on upscaling eddy covariance measurements. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 119: 1947-1969.

  • Lipson, D., C. Kuske, L. Gallegos‐Graves and W. Oechel. 2014. Elevated atmospheric CO2 stimulates soil fungal diversity through increased fine root production in a semiarid shrubland ecosystem. Global Change Biology 20: 2555-2565.

  • Lipson, D., C. Kuske, L. Gallegos-Graves and W. Oechel. 2014. Elevated atmospheric CO2stimulates soil fungal diversity through increased fine root production in a semiarid shrubland ecosystem. Global Change Biology 20: 2555-2565.

  • Oechel, W., C. Laskowski, G. Burba, B. Gioli and A. Kalhori. 2014. Annual patterns and budget of CO2flux in an Arctic tussock tundra ecosystem. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 119: 323-339.

  • Oechel, W., C. Laskowski, G. Burba, B. Gioli and A. Kalhori. 2014. Annual patterns and budget of CO2 flux in an Arctic tussock tundra ecosystem. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 119: 323-339.

  • Ikawa, H. and W. Oechel. 2014. Spatial and temporal variability of air-sea CO2 exchange of alongshore waters in summer near Barrow, Alaska. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 141: 37-46.

  • Ikawa, H. and W. Oechel. 2014. Spatial and temporal variability of air-sea CO.sub.2 exchange of alongshore waters in summer near Barrow, Alaska. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 141: 37.

  • Zulueta, R., W. Oechel, J. Verfaillie, S. Hastings, B. Gioli, W. Lawrence and K. U. 2013. Aircraft Regional-Scale Flux Measurements over Complex Landscapes of Mangroves, Desert, and Marine Ecosystems of Magdalena Bay, Mexico. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 30: 1266-1294.

  • Moreno, J., I. Torres, B. Luna, W. Oechel, J. Keeley and K. Woods. 2013. Changes in fire intensity have carry‐over effects on plant responses after the next fire in southern California chaparral. Journal of Vegetation Science 24: 395-404.

  • Ueyama, M., K. Ichii, H. Iwata, E. Euskirchen, D. Zona, A. Rocha, Y. Harazono, C. Iwama, T. Nakai and W. Oechel. 2013. Upscaling terrestrial carbon dioxide fluxes in Alaska with satellite remote sensing and support vector regression. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 118: 1266-1281.

  • Ueyama, M., H. Iwata, Y. Harazono, E. Euskirchen, W. Oechel and D. Zona. 2013. Growing season and spatial variations of carbon fluxes of Arctic and boreal ecosystems in Alaska (USA). Ecological Applications 23: 1798-1816.

  • Sturtevant, C. and W. Oechel. 2013. Spatial variation in landscape‐level CO2 and CH4 fluxes from arctic coastal tundra. Global Change Biology 19: 2853-2866.

  • Schwalm, C., C. Williams, K. Schaefer, D. Baldocchi, T. Black, A. Goldstein, B. Law, W. Oechel, T. Kyaw and R. Scott. 2012. Reduction in carbon uptake during turn of the century drought in western North America. Nature Geoscience 5: 551-556.

  • Zona, D., D. Lipson, K. Paw, S. Oberbauer, P. Olivas, B. Gioli and W. Oechel. 2012. Increased CO2 loss from vegetated drained lake tundra ecosystems due to flooding. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 26.

  • Zona, D., D. Lipson, K. Paw U, S. Oberbauer, P. Olivas, B. Gioli and W. Oechel. 2012. Increased CO2loss from vegetated drained lake tundra ecosystems due to flooding. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 26.

  • Bell, T., O. Menzer, E. Troyo‐Diéquez and W. Oechel. 2012. Carbon dioxide exchange over multiple temporal scales in an arid shrub ecosystem near La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. Global Change Biology 18: 2570-2582.

  • ZULUETA, R., W. OECHEL, H. LOESCHER, W. LAWRENCE and K. PAW U. 2011. Aircraft-derived regional scale CO2 fluxes from vegetated drained thaw-lake basins and interstitial tundra on the Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska. Global Change Biology: no-no.

  • Olivas, P., S. Oberbauer, C. Tweedie, W. Oechel, D. Lin and A. Kuchy. 2011. Effects of Fine-Scale Topography on CO2 Flux Components of Alaskan Coastal Plain Tundra. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 43: 256-266.

  • Zona, D., W. Oechel, J. Richards, S. Hastings, I. Kopetz, H. Ikawa and S. Oberbauer. 2011. Light-stress avoidance mechanisms in aSphagnum-dominated wet coastal Arctic tundra ecosystem in Alaska. Ecology 92: 633-644.

  • Olivas, P., S. Oberbauer, C. Tweedie, W. Oechel, D. Lin and A. Kuchy. 2011. Effects of Fine-Scale Topography on CO2Flux Components of Alaskan Coastal Plain Tundra. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 43: 256-266.

  • Olivas, P., S. Oberbauer, C. Tweedie, W. Oechel, D. Lin and A. Kuchy. 2011. Effects of Fine-Scale Topography on CO2 Flux Components of Alaskan Coastal Plain Tundra. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 43: 256-266.

  • Kochendorfer, J., E. Castillo, E. Haas, W. Oechel and K. Paw U. 2011. Net ecosystem exchange, evapotranspiration and canopy conductance in a riparian forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151: 544-553.

  • ZULUETA, R., W. OECHEL, H. LOESCHER, W. LAWRENCE and K. PAW U. 2011. Aircraft‐derived regional scale CO2 fluxes from vegetated drained thaw‐lake basins and interstitial tundra on the Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska. Global Change Biology 17: 2781-2802.

  • Zona, D., W. Oechel, J. Richards, S. Hastings, I. Kopetz, H. Ikawa and S. Oberbauer. 2011. Light-stress avoidance mechanisms in a Sphagnum-dominated wet coastal Arctic tundra ecosystem in Alaska. Ecology 92: 633-644.

  • Ikawa, H. and W. Oechel. 2011. Air-sea CO2 exchange of beach and near-coastal waters of the Chukchi Sea near Barrow, Alaska. Continental Shelf Research 31: 1357-1364.

  • Ikawa, H. and W. Oechel. 2011. Air–sea CO 2 exchange of beach and near-coastal waters of the Chukchi Sea near Barrow, Alaska. Continental Shelf Research 31: 1357-1364.

  • Ikawa, H. and W. Oechel. 2011. Air-sea CO.sub.2 exchange of beach and near-coastal waters of the Chukchi Sea near Barrow, Alaska. Continental Shelf Research 31: 1357.

  • GIANELLE, D., W. OECHEL and F. MIGLIETTA. 2010. Letters. SCIENCE 330.

  • Olivas, P., S. Oberbauer, C. Tweedie, W. Oechel and A. Kuchy. 2010. Responses of CO2flux components of Alaskan Coastal Plain tundra to shifts in water table. Journal of Geophysical Research 115.

  • GIANELLE, D., W. OECHEL, F. MIGLIETTA, M. RODEGHIERO and M. SOTTOCORNOLA. 2010. Cataloguing Soil Carbon Stocks. Science 330: 1476-1477.

  • Allen, B., D. Willner, W. Oechel and D. Lipson. 2010. Top-down control of microbial activity and biomass in an Arctic soil ecosystem. Environmental Microbiology 12: 642-648.

  • Lipson, D., M. Jha, T. Raab and W. Oechel. 2010. Reduction of iron (III) and humic substances plays a major role in anaerobic respiration in an Arctic peat soil. Journal of Geophysical Research-biogeosciences 115.

  • Zhang, K., J. Kimball, E. Hogg, M. Zhao, W. Oechel, J. Cassano and S. Running. 2008. Satellite-based model detection of recent climate-driven changes in northern high-latitude vegetation productivity. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 113: G03033-G03012.

  • LUO, H., W. OECHEL, S. HASTINGS, R. ZULUETA, Y. QIAN and H. KWON. 2007. Mature semiarid chaparral ecosystems can be a significant sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide. Global Change Biology 13: 386-396.

  • Sims, D., H. Luo, S. Hastings, W. Oechel, A. Rahman and J. Gamon. 2006. Parallel adjustments in vegetation greenness and ecosystem CO 2 exchange in response to drought in a Southern California chaparral ecosystem. Remote Sensing of Environment 103: 289-303.

  • Sims, D., H. Luo, S. Hastings, W. Oechel, A. Rahman and J. Gamon. 2006. Parallel adjustments in vegetation greenness and ecosystem CO.sub.2 exchange in response to drought in a Southern California chaparral ecosystem. Remote Sensing of Environment 103: 289.

  • Kwon, H., W. Oechel, R. Zulueta and S. Hastings. 2006. Effects of climate variability on carbon sequestration among adjacent wet sedge tundra and moist tussock tundra ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 111: G03014-G03017.

  • Kwon, H., W. Oechel, R. Zulueta and S. Hastings. 2006. Effects of climate variability on carbon sequestration among adjacent wet sedge tundra and moist tussock tundra ecosystems. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 111: G03014-G03017.

  • Sims, D., H. Luo, S. Hastings, W. Oechel, A. Rahman and J. Gamon. 2006. Parallel adjustments in vegetation greenness and ecosystem CO2 exchange in response to drought in a Southern California chaparral ecosystem. Remote Sensing of Environment 103: 289-303.

  • Hastings, S., W. Oechel and A. Muhlia-Melo. 2005. Diurnal, seasonal and annual variation in the net ecosystem CO2 exchange of a sesert shrub community (Sarcocaulescent) in Baja California, Mexico. Global Change Biology 11: 927.

  • Lipson, D., R. Wilson and W. Oechel. 2005. Effects of Elevated Atmospheric CO2 on Soil Microbial Biomass, Activity, and Diversity in a Chaparral Ecosystem. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71: 8573-8580.

  • Hastings, S., W. Oechel and A. Muhlia‐Melo. 2005. Diurnal, seasonal and annual variation in the net ecosystem CO2 exchange of a desert shrub community (Sarcocaulescent) in Baja California, Mexico. Global Change Biology 11: 927-939.

  • Lipson, D., R. Wilson and W. Oechel. 2005. Effects of Elevated Atmospheric CO2 on Soil Microbial Biomass, Activity, and Diversity in a Chaparral Ecosystem. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71: 8573-8580.

  • Baraldi, R., F. Rapparini, W. Oechel, S. Hastings, P. Bryant, Y. Cheng and F. Miglietta. 2004. Monoterpene emission responses to elevated CO2 in a Mediterranean-type ecosystem. New Phytologist 161: 17-21.

  • BassiriRad, H., J. Constable, J. Lussenhop, B. Kimball, R. Norby, W. Oechel, P. Reich, W. Schlesinger, S. Zitzer and H. Sehtiya. 2003. Widespread foliage delta15N depletion under elevated CO2. Global Change Biology 9: 1582-1590.

  • BassiriRad, H., J. Constable, J. Lussenhop, B. Kimball, R. Norby, W. Oechel, P. Reich, W. Schlesinger, S. Zitzer and H. Sehtiya. 2003. Widespread foliage δ15N depletion under elevated CO2. Global Change Biology 9: 1582-1590.

  • VOURLITIS, G., J. VERFAILLIE, W. OECHEL, A. HOPE, D. STOW and R. ENGSTROM. 2003. Spatial variation in regional CO2 exchange for the Kuparuk River Basin, Alaska over the summer growing season. Global Change Biology 9: 930-941.

  • Grant, R., W. Oechel and C. Ping. 2003. Modelling carbon balances of coastal arctic tundra under changing climate. Global Change Biology 9: 16-36.

  • HARAZONO, Y., M. MANO, A. MIYATA, R. ZULUETA and W. OECHEL. 2003. Inter‐annual carbon dioxide uptake of a wet sedge tundra ecosystem in the Arctic. Tellus B 55: 215-231.

  • VOURLITIS, G., W. OECHEL, A. HOPE, D. STOW, B. BOYNTON, J. VERFAILLIE, R. ZULUETA and S. HASTINGS. 2000. PHYSIOLOGICAL MODELS FOR SCALING PLOT MEASUREMENTS OF [CO.sub.2] FLUX ACROSS AN ARCTIC TUNDRA LANDSCAPE. Ecological Applications 10: 60.

  • Vourlitis, G., W. Oechel, A. Hope, D. Stow, B. Boynton, J. Verfaillie, R. Zulueta and S. Hastings. 2000. Physiological Models for Scaling Plot Measurements of CO2Flux across an Arctic Tundra Landscape. Ecological Applications 10: 60-72.

  • Vourlitis, G., W. Oechel, A. Hope, D. Stow, B. Boynton, J. Verfaillie, R. Zulueta and S. Hastings. 2000. Physiological Models for Scaling Plot Measurements of CO 2 Flux across an Arctic Tundra Landscape. Ecological Applications 10: 60.

  • Zulueta, R., S. Hastings, G. Vourlitis, L. Hinzman, D. Kane and W. Oechel. 2000. Acclimation of ecosystem CO 2 exchange in the Alaskan Arctic in response to decadal climate warming. Nature 406: 978-981.

  • Vourlitis, G., W. Oechel, A. Hope, D. Stow, B. Boynton, J. Verfaillie, R. Zulueta and S. Hastings. 2000. PHYSIOLOGICAL MODELS FOR SCALING PLOT MEASUREMENTS OF CO2 FLUX ACROSS AN ARCTIC TUNDRA LANDSCAPE. Ecological Applications 10: 60-72.

  • Oechel, W., G. Vourlitis, J. Verfaillie, T. Crawford, S. Brooks, E. Dumas, A. Hope, D. Stow, B. Boynton and V. Nosov. 2000. scaling approach for quantifying the net CO2 flux of the Kuparuk River Basin, Alaska. Global Change Biology 6: 160-173.

  • Oechel, W., G. Vourlitis, S. Hastings, R. Zulueta, L. Hinzman and D. Kane. 2000. Acclimation of ecosystem CO2 exchange in the Alaskan Arctic in response to decadal climate warming. NATURE 406: 978-981.

  • Vourlitis, G. and W. Oechel. 1999. EDDY COVARIANCE MEASUREMENTS OF CO2AND ENERGY FLUXES OF AN ALASKAN TUSSOCK TUNDRA ECOSYSTEM. Ecology 80: 686-701.

  • Vourlitis, G. and W. Oechel. 1999. Eddy Covariance Measurements of CO2 and Energy Fluxes of an Alaskan Tussock Tundra Ecosystem. Ecology 80: 686-701.

  • Oechel, W., G. Vourlitis, S. Brooks, T. Crawford and E. Dumas. 1998. Intercomparison among chamber, tower, and aircraft net CO2and energy fluxes measured during the Arctic System Science Land-Atmosphere-Ice Interactions (ARCSS-LAII) Flux Study. Journal of Geophysical Research 103: 28993.

  • Harazono, Y., M. Yoshimoto, M. Mano, G. Vourlitis and W. Oechel. 1998. Characteristics of energy and water budgets over wet sedge and tussock tundra ecosystems at North Slope in Alaska. Hydrological Processes 12: 2163-2183.

  • Oechel, W., G. Vourlitis, S. Brooks, T. Crawford and E. Dumas. 1998. Intercomparison among chamber, tower, and aircraft net CO2 and energy fluxes measured during the Arctic System Science Land‐Atmosphere‐Ice Interactions (ARCSS‐LAII) Flux Study. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres 103: 28993-29003.

  • Harazono, Y., M. Yoshimoto, M. Mano, G. Vourlitis and W. Oechel. 1998. Characteristics of energy and water budgets over wet sedge and tussock tundra ecosystems at North Slope in Alaska. Hydrological Processes 12: 2163-2183.

  • Brooks, S., T. Crawford and W. Oechel. 1997. Measurement of Carbon Dioxide Emissions Plumes from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska Oil Fields. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry 27: 197-207.

  • Oechel, W., G. Vourlitis and S. Hastings. 1997. Cold season CO2emission from Arctic soils. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 11: 163-172.

  • Vourlitis, G. and W. Oechel. 1997. Landscape-Scale CO 2 , H 2 O Vapour and Energy Flux of Moist-Wet Coastal Tundra Ecosystems over Two Growing Seasons. The Journal of Ecology 85: 575.

  • Vourlitis, G. and W. Oechel. 1997. Landscape-Scale CO2, H2O Vapour and Energy Flux of Moist-Wet Coastal Tundra Ecosystems over Two Growing Seasons. Journal of Ecology 85: 575-590.

  • Oechel, W., G. Vourlitis and S. Hastings. 1997. Cold season CO2 emission from Arctic soils. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 11: 163-172.

  • Oechel, W., G. Vourlitis, S. Hastings and S. Bochkarev. 1995. Change in Arctic CO^2 Flux Over Two Decades. Ecological Applications 5: 846-855.

  • Oechel, W., G. Vourlitis, S. Hastings and S. Bochkarev. 1995. Change in Arctic CO2Flux Over Two Decades. Ecological Applications 5: 846-855.

  • Oechel, W. and G. Vourlitis. 1994. effects of climate charge on land—atmosphere feedbacks in arctic tundra regions. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 9: 324-329.

  • Tissue, D., W. Oechel, N. Grulke, G. Vourlitis, T. Prudhomme, G. Riechers, B. Lawrence, S. Cowles, B. Strain and S. Hastings. 1994. Transient nature of CO 2 fertilization in Arctic tundra. Nature 371: 500-503.

  • OECHEL, W., S. COWLES, N. GRULKE, S. HASTINGS, B. LAWRENCE, T. PRUDHOMME, G. RIECHERS, B. STRAIN, D. TISSUE and G. VOURLITIS. 1994. TRANSIENT NATURE OF CO2 FERTILIZATION IN ARCTIC TUNDRA. NATURE 371: 500-503.

  • OECHEL, W. and G. VOURLITIS. 1994. EFFECTS OF CLIMATE-CHANGE ON LAND ATMOSPHERE FEEDBACKS IN ARCTIC TUNDRA REGIONS. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 9: 324-329.

  • Oechel, W., S. Hastings, G. Vourlitis, M. Jenkins, G. Riechers and N. Grulke. 1993. Recent change of Arctic tundra ecosystems from a net carbon carbon dioxide sink to a source. Nature 361: 520-523.

  • Sparks, S. and W. Oechel. 1993. FACTORS INFLUENCING POSTFIRE SPROUTING VIGOR IN THE CHAPARRAL SHRUB ADENOSTOMA FASCICULATUM. Madroño 40: 224-235.

  • Moreno, J. and W. Oechel. 1993. Demography of Adenostoma fasciculatum after Fires of Different Intensities in Southern California Chaparral. Oecologia 96: 95-101.

  • Moreno, J. and W. Oechel. 1991. Fire Intensity Effects on Germination of Shrubs and Herbs in Southern California Chaparral. Ecology 72: 1993.

  • Sveinbjornsson, B. and W. Oechel. 1991. Carbohydrate and lipid levels in two Polytrichum moss species growing on the Alaskan tundra. Ecography 14: 272-277.

  • Moreno, J. and W. Oechel. 1991. Fire Intensity Effects on Germination of Shrubs and Herbs in Southern California Chaparral. Ecology 72: 1993-2004.

  • Oechel, W., K. Cleve and J. Hom. 1990. Response of black spruce (Piceamariana) ecosystems to soil temperature modification in interior Alaska. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 20: 1530-1535.

  • Hastings, S., S. Luchessa, W. Oechel and J. Tenhunen. 1989. Standing biomass and production in water drainages of the foothills of the Philip Smith Mountains, Alaska. Ecography 12: 304-311.

  • Oechel, W. 1989. Nutrient and Water Flux in a Small Arctic Watershed. Holarctic Ecology 12: 229-237.

  • Oberbauer, S. and W. Oechel. 1989. Maximum CO2-assimilation rates of vascular plants on an Alaskan arctic tundra slope. Ecography 12: 312-316.

  • Oechel, W. 1989. Nutrient and water flux in a small arctic watershed. Ecography 12: 229-237.

  • Larigauderie, A., D. Hilbert and W. Oechel. 1988. Effect of CO₂ Enrichment and Nitrogen Availability on Resource Acquisition and Resource Allocation in a Grass, Bromus mollis. Oecologia 77: 544-549.

  • Tissue, D. and W. Oechel. 1987. Response of Eriophorum Vaginatum to Elevated CO_2 and Temperature in the Alaskan Tussock Tundra. Ecology 68: 401-410.

  • Tissue, D. and W. Oechel. 1987. Response of "Eriophorum vaginatum" to elevated CO2 and temperature in the Alaskan tussock tundra. Ecology 68: 401.

  • OBERBAUER, S., W. OECHEL and G. RIECHERS. 1986. Soil respiration of Alaskan tundra at elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. Plant and Soil 96: 145-148.

  • Oechel, W., N. Sionit, S. Oberbauer and S. Hastings. 1986. Effects of CO2 enrichment and nutrition on growth, photosynthesis, and nutrient concentration of Alaskan tundra plant species. Canadian Journal of Botany 64: 2993-2998.

  • Alpert, P. and W. Oechel. 1985. Carbon Balance Limits the Microdistribution of Grimmia laevigata, a Desiccation-Tolerant Plant. Ecology 66: 660-669.

  • Oechel, W. and W. Lawrence. 1983. Effects of soil temperature on the carbon exchange of taiga seedlings. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 13: 850-859.

  • Sveinbjörnsson, B. and W. Oechel. 1983. Effect of Temperature Preconditioning on the Temperature Sensitivity of Net CO2 Flux in Geographically Diverse Populations of the Moss Polytrichum Commune. Ecology 64: 1100-1108.

  • Bigger, C. and W. Oechel. 1982. Nutrient Effect on Maximum Photosynthesis in Arctic Plants. Holarctic Ecology 5: 158-163.

  • Alpert, P. and W. Oechel. 1982. Bryophyte vegetation and ecology along a topographic gradient in montane tundra in Alaska. Ecography 5: 99-108.

  • Sveinbjörnsson, B. and W. Oechel. 1981. Controls on CO2 Exchange in Two Polytrichum Moss Species. 1. Field Studies on the Tundra near Barrow, Alaska. Oikos 36: 114-128.

  • Sveinbjörnsson, B. and W. Oechel. 1981. Controls on CO2 Exchange in Two Polytrichum Moss Species. 2. The Implications of Belowground Plant Parts on the Whole-Plant Carbon Balance. Oikos 36: 348-354.

  • Oechel, W. and W. Lawrence. 1979. Energy Utilization and Carbon Metabolism in Mediterranean Scrub Vegetation of Chile and California. I. Methods. Oecologia 39: 321-335.

  • Oechel, W. 1979. Energy Utilization and Carbon Metabolism in Mediterranean Scrub Vegetation of Chile and California. II. The Relationship between Photosynthesis and Cover in Chaparral Evergreen Shrubs. Oecologia 41: 305-315.

  • Carstairs, A. and W. Oechel. 1978. Effects of Several Microclimatic Factors and Nutrients on Net Carbon Dioxide Exchange in Cladonia alpestris (L.) Rabh. in the Subarctic. Arctic and Alpine Research 10: 81-94.

  • Hicklenton, P. and W. Oechel. 1977. Influence of Light Intensity and Temperature on the Field Carbon Dioxide Exchange of Dicranum fuscescens in the Subarctic. Arctic and Alpine Research 9: 407-419.

  • Oechel, W. and N. Collins. 1976. Comparative CO2 exchange patterns in mosses from two tundra habitats at Barrow, Alaska. Canadian Journal of Botany 54: 1355-1369.

  • Oechel, W. and N. Collins. 1976. Comparative CO2exchange patterns in mosses from two tundra habitats at Barrow, Alaska. Canadian Journal of Botany 54: 1355-1369.

  • Oechel, W. and P. Hicklenton. 1976. Physiological aspects of the ecology of Dicranum fuscescens in the subarctic. I. Acclimation and acclimation potential of CO2 exchange in relation to habitat, light, and temperature. Canadian Journal of Botany 54: 1104-1119.

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Educational Background

  • 1970 – Ph. D., University of California, Riverside (sciences/Ecology)

  • 1966 – B. S., San Diego State University (Biology/Ecology)

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Positions & Honors

  • 2014 – World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds” by Thomson Reuters, San Diego State University

  • 2014 – Highly Cited Researcher, San Diego State University

  • 2008 – San Diego State University Provost Recognition, San Diego State University

  • 2007 – Albert Johnson Lecture, San Diego State University

  • 2004 – National Science Foundation, Director’s Award for Distinguished Teaching and Scholarship (one of eight nationally)., San Diego State University

  • 2003 – Excellence in University Science Education. San Diego Science Educators Association., San diego State University

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