Biology / Ecology is one of more than 16 discipline tags that we use to categorize and aggregate our interdisciplinary information within and across CZOs. Much of our information has been tagged with 2-3 disciplines.
El Verde - Soil Moisture - Soil Respiration, Oxygen and Water Content (2014-2016)
4 components • Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains • Biogeochemistry, Biology / Ecology, Soil Science / Pedology • Whendee Silver
El Verde, Icacos, Espiritu Santo, and Bisley - Stream Water Chemistry, Streamflow / Discharge, Air Temperature, Stream Water Temperatures (2014-2016)
8 components • Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains • Biology / Ecology, Hydrology, Water Chemistry • Bill McDowell
National - LiDAR, Land Cover, GIS/Map Data - OpenTopography (2010-2017)
18 components • Boulder Creek Watershed, Eel River Watershed, Jemez River Basin, Reynolds Creek Experimental Watershed, Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory, Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains, Sangamon River Basin, Clear Creek Watershed, Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory, Providence Creek Headwater Catchments (1660 - 2115 m elevation) • Geomorphology, GIS / Remote Sensing, Hydrology, Biology / Ecology • National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping; Boulder Creek Critical Zone Observatory; Calhoun Critical Zone Observatory; University of Arizona; University of California Merced; Valles Caldera National Preserve; Bandelier National Monument; National Park Service; Jemez River Basin and Santa Catalina Mountains Critical Zone Observatory; Luquillo Critical Zone Observatory; Reynolds Creek CZO; Eel River CZO; Shale Hills CZO
National - Soil Gas - CO2 and O2 (2014-2017)
2 components • Bigelow Site (High-Elevation), Jemez 2013 Burned ZOB, Jemez Unburned Site, Calhoun CZO Research Area 1, Garner Run - Sandstone Forested, Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains • Biogeochemistry, Climatology / Meteorology, Soil Science / Pedology, Biology / Ecology • Zachary Brecheisen; Jon Chorover; Jason Kaye; Whendee Silver; Nate Abramson; Greg Barron-Gafford; Katherine E Condon; Charles W Cook; Lillian Hill; Mark Losleben; Rebecca Minor; Christine O'Connell; Daniel deB Richter; Matej Durcik
National - Stream Water Chemistry - Cations, Anions, Metals (1982-2015)
1 components • Bisley, Betasso, East Peak, Marshall Gulch (High-Elevation), Providence Creek Subcatchment P301, Providence Creek Subcatchment P303, Providence Creek Subcatchment P304, Eel River Watershed, Puente Roto, Rio Blanco, Rio Icacos, Susquehanna Shale Hills Critical Zone Observatory • Biogeochemistry, Biology / Ecology, Hydrology, Water Chemistry • Kim Hyojin; Jim Bishop; William Dietrich; Inez Fung; William H. McDowell; Susan L. Brantley; Beth Hoagland; Pamela L. Sullivan; Molly Cain; Andrew Neal; Jessica Fisher; Tess Russo; Niwot Ridge LTER; Fengjing Liu; Jon Chorover; Peter Troch; Jennifer McIntosh; Paul Brooks; Nate Abramson; Ingo Heidbüchel; Mary Key Amistadi; Shawn Alexander Pedron; Jon Chorover; Peter Troch; Paul Brooks; Mary Key Amistadi; Timothy Corley; Xavier Zapata-Rios; Mark Losleben; Katherine Condon; Shawn Alexander Pedron
Northeastern Puerto Rico - Stream Ecology, Vegetation - Luquillo LTER (1975-2018)
3 components • Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains • All Disciplines, Biology / Ecology • Luquillo Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER)
Prieta arm B and Gatos - Topographic Carbon Storage, Tree Growth & Physiology - Leaf litter collected over channel (2010-2016)
3 components • Northeastern Puerto Rico and the Luquillo Mountains • Biology / Ecology • Alonso Ramírez
Quebrada Prieta, El Verde - Vegetation, Soil Gas, Soil Moisture - Canopy Trimming Experiment (2003-2015)
8 components • El Verde Field Station, Quebrada Prieta • Biology / Ecology • Sharon Cantrell; Grizelle Gonzalez; D. Jean Lodge; William H. McDowell; Barbara A. Richardson; Joanne M. Sharpe; Aaron Shiels; Timothy D. Schowalter; Whendee Silver; Michael R. Willig
Forest Structure Effects on Topography
Rio Icacos /Rio Blanco Forest structure effects on topography
River incisition, sediment and solute transport
Linking Climate and fluxes at the landscape, channel and reach scales
Litterfall Production Prior to and during Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Four Puerto Rican Forests. Liu, X., Zeng, X., Zou, X., González, G., Wang, C., & Yang, S. (2018): Forests
Litterfall Production Prior to and during Hurricanes Irma and Maria in Four Puerto Rican Forests. Xianbin Liu, Xiucheng Zeng, Xiaoming Zou, Grizelle González, Chao Wang, Si Yang (2018): Forests
A method for quantifying cloud immersion in a tropical mountain forest using time-lapse photography. Bassiouni, M., Scholl, M.A., Torres-Sanchez, A.J., Murphy, S.F., (2017): Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
Reviews and syntheses: on the roles trees play in building and plumbing the critical zone. Brantley, Susan L., David M. Eissenstat, Jill A. Marshall, Sarah E. Godsey, Zsuzsanna Balogh-Brunstad, Diana L. Karwan, Shirley A. Papuga, Joshua Roering, Todd E. Dawson, Jaivime Evaristo, Oliver Chadwick, Jeffrey J. McDonnell, Kathleen C. Weathers (2017): Biogeosciences, 14, 5115-5142 Cross-CZO National
Methodological Considerations in the Study of Earthworms in Forest Ecosystems. Rhea-Fournier D. and González G. (2017): Intech
Nitrogen Availability and Loss from Managed and Unmanaged Ecosystems. Almaraz, Maya. (2016): Brown University
Monarchs and the Critical Zone: A new spin on the study of butterflies. Cook, K., Augustinsky, M., Dye, A., Flowers, J., and McGee, S. (2016): The Earth Scientist XXXII, no. 3 (Fall 2016): 4–6 Cross-CZO National
Insights into plant water uptake from xylem-water isotope measurements in two tropical catchments with contrasting moisture conditions. Evaristo, J., McDonnell, J.J., Scholl,M.A., Bruijnzeel, L.A., and Chun, K.P. (2016): Hydrological Processes
Effects of Hurricane-Felled Tree Trunks on Soil Carbon, Nitrogen, Microbial Biomass, and Root Length in a Wet Tropical Forest. Lodge D.J., Winter D., González G., Clum N. (2016): Forests
Abrupt change in forest height along a tropical elevation gradient detected using airborne LiDAR. Wolf, J., Brocard, G.Y., Willenbring, J.K., Porder, S., Uriarte, M. (2016): Journal of Geophysical Research- Earth Surface
Geographic, environmental and biotic sources of variation in the nutrient relations of tropical montane forests. Dalling, J.W., Heineman, K., González, G., and Ostertag, R. (2015): Journal of Tropical Ecology
Limited uptake on nutrient input from sewage effluent in a tropical landscape. Figueroa Nieves, D, McDowell, W. H., Potter. J.D. and Martinez, G. (2015): Freshwater Science
Do wormholes prevent landslides? The link between biological restructuring of soil and hillslope processes. Harrison, E. J., Willenbring, J. K., and Kovalovich, A. (2015): GSA 2015
Urban Evolution: The Role of Water. Kaushal, S.S., McDowell, W.H., Wollheim, W.M., Newcomer Johnson, T.A., Mayer, P.M., Belt, K.T. and Pennino, M.J. (2015): Water
Tropical forest responses to Global change: Evidence from the Luquillo Experimental Forest. González G., Lodge D.J.,McGinley K., Jennings L.N., Heartsill-Scalley T.,Wood T.E. (2014): 99th ESA Annual Meeting (August 10 -- 15, 2014)
Macrosystems ecology: understanding ecological patterns and processes at continental scales. Heffernan, J.B., Soranno, P.A., Angilletta, M.J., Buckley, L.B., Gruner, D.S., Keitt, T.H., Kellner, J.R., Kominoski, J.S., Rocha, A.V., Xiao, J., Harms, T.K., Goring, S.J., Koenig, L.E., McDowell, W.H., Powell, H., Richardson, A.D., Stow, C.A., Vargas, R. and Weathers, K.C. (2014): Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.
NEON and STREON: opportunities and challenges for the aquatic sciences. McDowell, W.H. (2014): Freshwater Science
Modeling Tropical Forests: Challenges and Opportunities. Sasha Reed, Maria Uriarte, Tana Wood, Molly Cavaleri (2014): AGU Fall Meeting. San Fransisco, CA
Soil microbial communities and soil organic matter: composition and ecological functions in the Luquillo Critical Zone. Stone M.M., Plante A.F. (2014): University of Pennsylvania
Changes in phosphatase kinetics with soil depth across a variable tropical landscape. Stone, M.M., Plante, A.F. (2014): Soil Biology & Biochemistry
Differential effects of canopy trimming and litter deposition on litterfall and nutrient dynamics in a wet subtropical forest. Whendee L. Silver, Steven J. Hall, Grizelle González (2014): Forest Ecology and Management
Linking CZO, LTER, and NEON- Putting Biology into the Critical Zone. William McDowell (2014): AGU Fall Meeting. San Fransisco, CA
Ecological Gradient Analyses in a Tropical Landscape: Ecological Bulletins 54. Grizelle González, Michael R. Willig & Robert B. Waide (2013): Wiley
An ecosystem approach to understanding soil C in humid tropical forests: influences of minerals, microbes, and roots. Hall, S. J. and W. L. Silver (2013): ESA Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota
A Comparison of Connectivity Metrics on Watersheds and Implications for Water Management . Malvadkar, U., Scatena, F.N., and Leon, M. (2013): Rivers Research and Applications
Silver, W L, S J Hall, and G Gonzalez (2013) Differential effects of canopy disturbance and litter deposition on litterfall and nutrient dynamics following a simulated hurricane in a tropical forest (oral presentation). Silver, W. L., S. J. Hall, and G. Gonzalez (2013): ESA Annual Meeting. Minneapolis, Minnesota
Changes in extracellular enzyme activities and kinetics with depth across contrasting parent materials in the Luquillo Critical Zone. Stone M.M., Plante, A.F. (2013): Ecological Society of America Conference 2013.
Soil Organic Matter and Microbial Activity in Critical Zone of Tropical Soils from Luquillo, Puerto Rico. Stone, M.M., Plante, A.F. (2013): Goldschmidt2013 Conference Abstracts. Florence Italy.
A Caribbean Forestry Tapestry. Brokaw, N., Crowl, T., Lugo A.E., Mcdowell W., Scatena F.N., Waide R.B., Willig, M. (2012): Oxford University Press ISBN 978-0-19-533469-2
RESISTANCE, RESILIENCE, AND VARIABILITY IN TROPICAL STREAM CHEMISTRY: IMPLICATIONS FOR WATERSHED FUNCTION AND BIOGEOCHEMICAL THEORY. McDowell, W.H. (2012): Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs. Vol. 44, No. 7, p.504
Wet canopy evaporation from a Puerto Rican lower montane rain forest: the importance of realistically estimated aerodynamic conductance. Holwerda F., Bruijnzeel L.A., Scatena F.N., Vugts H.F., Meesters A.G.C.A (2011): Journal of Hydrology 414, 1-15.
Hydrometeorology of tropical montane cloud forests: emerging patterns . Bruijnzeel L.A., Mulligan M., Scatena F.N. (2010): Hydrological Processes 25
Phosphorus cycling in deep saprolite, Luquillo Mountains, Puerto Rico . Buss H.L., Mathur R., White A.F., and Brantley S.L. (2010): Chem. Geol., 269, 52-61.
Fog interception in a Puerto Rican elfin cloud forest: a wet-canopy water budget approach . Holwerda F., Bruijnzeel L.A., Oord A.L., Scatena F.N. (2010): In Tropical Montane Cloud Forests, Science for Conservation and Management, Chapter 29 in Bruijnzeel L.A.,pp. 282-292
Vegetation-Hydrology Dynamics in Complex Terrain of Semiarid Areas: I A Mechanistic Approach to Modeling Dynamic Feedbacks. Ivanov V.Y., Bras R.L., Vivoni E.R. (2008): Water Resources Research
The Food Web of a Tropical Rain Forest. Reagan, D.P., Waide R.B. (1996): University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois
Tropical Forests: Management and Ecology. Lugo, A.E., Lowe C. (1995): Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
A Tropical Rain Forest: A Study Of Irradiation and Ecology at El Verde, Puerto Rico. Odum, H.T., Pigeon R.F. (1970): National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia
Common trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Little, E.L., Jr., Wadsworth, F.H. (1964): Agriculture Handbook No. 249, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
10 Apr 2018 - Two Luquillo CZO researchers have been named SAVI International Scholars Program recipients, Emma Harrison from the University of...
30 Oct 2017 - The trees in the El Yunque National Forest in Puerto Rico were raked bare by Hurricane Maria. Grizelle Gonzalez talks with NPR's Melissa Block.
05 Oct 2017 - The world’s rainforests absorb 30 percent of human-produced carbon dioxide. Plants take up the CO2 through photosynthesis and release it...
08 Feb 2017 - The Winter 2017 issue of UGA Graduate features an in-depth article about cross-CZO grad student Diego Barcellos
13 Jul 2016 - National Science Foundation-funded research results presented at 2016 Ecological Society of America meeting in August
23 Mar 2016 - PhD student, Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan
08 Dec 2015 - El Yunque in Puerto Rico may provide answers in the battle against climate change
15 Nov 2015 - Post-Doctoral Researcher, University of New Hampshire
15 Nov 2015 - Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry, Rudy Grah Chair of Forestry and Sustainability, University of California Berkeley
16 Jul 2015 - A session entitled 'Ecology in the Critical Zone" will take place at the Ecological Society of America (ESA) 2015 Meeting held from August...
07 Oct 2014 - From Jafet Velez at the US Fish & Wildlife service Captive management of the endangered Puerto Rican Amazon, is a collaborative effort...
30 Jun 2014 - Did you know that there is a tropical rainforest in the United States? It’s in Puerto Rico—the El Yunque National Forest—and...
01 Jul 2011 - Congratulations Maddie! Maddie Stone was selected for her "outstanding abilities and accomplishments, as well as her potential to contribute to...
01 Jan 2010 - Web page at Colorado State University is a good source for information regarding the interaction of River and Road networks. ...
Exploring relationships between microbial ecology and soil organic matter stability in deep tropical soil profiles
328, Baltimore Convention Center.
Tropical forest responses to Global change: Evidence from the Luquillo Experimental Forest
202, Sacramento Convention Center - ESA 2014 .