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NTSG Publications

Liu, Z., J.S. Kimball, A. Ballantyne, J.D. Watts, S.M. Natali, B.M. Rogers, Y. Yi, A.E. Klene, M. Moghaddam, J. Du, and D. Zona, 2023. Widespread deepening of the active layer in northern permafrost regions from 2003 to 2020. Environmental Research Letters

Smith, J.T., B.W. Allred, C.S. Boyd, K.W. Davies, A.R. Kleinhesselink , S.L. Morford, and D.E. Naugle, 2023. Fire needs annual grasses more than grasses need fire. Biological Conservation 286, 110299, .

Morford, S.L., B.W. Allred, E.R. Jensen, J.D. Maestas, K.R. Mueller, J.T. Smith, J.D. Tack, K.N. Tackett, and D.E. Naugle, 2023. Mapping tree cover expansion in Montana, USA rangelands using high-resolution historical aerial imagery. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, .

Endsley, K. A., Zhao, M., Kimball, J. S., & Devadiga, S. (2023). Continuity of Global MODIS Terrestrial Primary Productivity Estimates in the VIIRS Era Using Model-Data Fusion. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 128(9), e2023JG007457.

Li, Y., Zhang, W., Schwalm, C.R. et al. Widespread spring phenology effects on drought recovery of Northern Hemisphere ecosystems. Nat. Clim. Chang. (2023).

Hall, D. K., Kimball, J. S., Larson, R., DiGirolamo, N. E., Casey, K. A., & Hulley, G. (2023). Intensified warming and aridity accelerate terminal lake desiccation in the Great Basin of the western United States. Earth and Space Science, 10, e2022EA002630.

Morford, S. L., Allred, B. W., Twidwell, D., Jones, M. O., Maestas, J. D., Roberts, C. P., & Naugle, D. E. (2022). Herbaceous production lost to tree encroachment in United States rangelands. Journal of Applied Ecology, 00, 1– 12.

Zona, D., Lafleur, P. M., Hufkens, K., Gioli, B., Bailey, B., Burba, G., Euskirchen, E. S., Watts, J. D., Arndt, K. A., Farina, M., Kimball, J. S., Heimann, M., Göckede, M., Pallandt, M., Christensen, T. R., Mastepanov, M., López-Blanco, E., Dolman, A. J., Commane, R. … Oechel, W. C. (2022). Pan-Arctic soil moisture control on tundra carbon sequestration and plant productivity. Global Change Biology, 00, 1– 15.

Running, S. W. (2022). GLOBAL ARIDIFICATION AND THE DECLINE OF NPP: A COMMENTARY on Projected increases in global terrestrial net primary productivity loss caused by drought under climate change by Dan Cao, Jiahua Zhang, Jiaqi Han, Tian Zhang, Shanshan Yang, Jingwen Wang, Foyez Ahmed Prodhan, and Fengmei Yao. Earth's Future, 10, e2022EF003113.

Liu, Z., Kimball, J.S., Ballantyne, A.P. et al. Respiratory loss during late-growing season determines the net carbon dioxide sink in northern permafrost regions. Nat Commun 13, 5626 (2022).

Zhongmin Hu, Shilong Piao, Alan K. Knapp, Xuhui Wang, Shushi Peng, Wenping Yuan, Steve Running, Jiafu Mao, Xiaoying Shi, Philippe Ciais, Deborah N. Huntzinger, Jia Yang, Guirui Yu (2022) Decoupling of greenness and gross primary productivity as aridity decreases. Remote Sensing of Environment Volume 279, 113120, ISSN 0034-4257,

Rees, Charles B., Brian K. Hand, Sean C. Carter, Chuck Bargeron, Timothy J. Cline, Wesley Daniel, Jason A. Ferrante, et al. “A Framework to Integrate Innovations in Invasion Science for Proactive Management.” Biological Reviews, April 22, 2022, brv.12859.

Zona, D., Lafleur, P.M., Hufkens, K. et al. Earlier snowmelt may lead to late season declines in plant productivity and carbon sequestration in Arctic tundra ecosystems. Sci Rep 12, 3986 (2022).

Brust C, Kimball JS, Maneta MP, Jencso K and Reichle RH (2021) DroughtCast: A Machine Learning Forecast of the United States Drought Monitor. Front. Big Data 4:773478. doi: 10.3389/fdata.2021.773478

Watts, Jennifer, Susan M Natali, Christina Minions, David Risk, Kyle A. Arndt, Donatella Zona, Eugenie S Euskirchen, et al. “Soil Respiration Strongly Offsets Carbon Uptake in Alaska and Northwest Canada.” Environmental Research Letters, 2021.

Du, J.; Kimball, J. S.; Sheffield, J.; Velicogna, I.; Zhao, M.; Pan, M., et al. (2021). Synergistic Satellite Assessment of Global Vegetation Health in Relation to ENSO‐Induced Droughts and Pluvials. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 126, e2020JG006006.

Endsley, K.A., J.S. Kimball, R.H. Reichle, J.D. Watts. 2020. Satellite monitoring of global surface soil organic carbon dynamics using the SMAP Level 4 Carbon product. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 125(12).

Wurster, P., M.P. Maneta, J.S. Kimball, K.A. Endsley, S. Beguería. 2020. Monitoring crop status in the Continental United States using the SMAP Level 4 Carbon product. Frontiers in Big Data.

Madani, N., N.C. Parazoo, J.S. Kimball, A.P. Ballantyne, R.H. Reichle, M. Maneta, S. Saatchi, P.I. Palmer, Z. Liu, and T. Tagesson, 2020. Recent amplified global gross primary productivity due to temperature increase is offset by reduced productivity due to water constraints. AGU Advances 1, 4,

Ketchum, D., K. Jencso, M.P. Maneta, F. Melton, M.O. Jones, and J. Huntington, 2020. IrrMapper: A machine learning approach for high resolution mapping of irrigated agriculture across the Western U.S. Remote Sensing 12, 14, doi:10.3390/rs12142328.

Park, H., E. Watanabe, Y. Kim, I. Polyakov, K. Oshima, X. Zhang, J.S. Kimball, and D. Yang, 2020. Increasing riverine heat flux triggers Arctic sea-ice decline and oceanic and atmospheric warming. Science Advances , 6, 45, eabc4699, DOI:10.1126/sciadv.abc4699

Matthews, E., Johnson, M.S., Genovese, V. et al. Methane emission from high latitude lakes: methane-centric lake classification and satellite-driven annual cycle of emissions. Sci Rep 10, 12465 (2020).

Pan, C.G, U. Kamp, M. Munkhjargal, S. J. Halvorson, A. Dashtseren, and M. Walther, 2019. An Estimated Contribution of Glacier Runoff to Mongolia's Upper Khovd River Basin in the Altai Mountains. Mountain Research and Development 39(2), (9 Nov 2019).

Natali, S.M., J.D. Watts, B.M. Rogers, et al., 2019. Large loss of CO2 in winter observed across pan-arctic permafrost region. Nature Climate Change DOI:10.1038/s41558-019-0592-8.

Pan, C., J.S. Kimball, M. Munkhjargal, N. Robinson, E. Tijdeman, L. Menzel, and P. Kirchner, 2019. Role of surface melt and icing events in livestock mortality across Mongolia’s semi-arid landscapes. Remote Sensing 11, 2392, DOI: 10.3390/rs11202392.

Wu, H., J.S. Kimball, N. Zhou, L. Alfieri, L. Luo, J. Du, and Z. Huang, 2019. Evaluation of real-time global flood modeling with satellite surface inundation observations from SMAP. Remote Sensing of Environment, 233, 111360,

Liu, Z., J.S. Kimball, N. Parazoo, A. Ballantyne, W. Wen, R. Reichle, C. Pan, J. Watts, O. Sonnentag, P. Marsh, M. Hurkuck, M. Helbig, W. Quinton, D. Zona, M. Ueyama, H. Kobayashi, and E. Euskirchen, 2019. Increased high-latitude photosynthetic carbon gain offset by respiration carbon loss during an anomalous warm winter to spring transition. Global Change Biology , DOI:10.1111/gcb.14863.

Du, J., J.S. Kimball, I. Velicogna, M. Zhao, L.A. Jones, J.D. Watts, Y. Kim, and G. A, 2019. Multi-component satellite assessment of drought severity in the contiguous United States from 2002 to 2017 using AMSR-E and AMSR2. Water Resources Research, 55, DOI: 10.1029/2018WR024633.

He, M., J.S. Kimball, Y. Yi, S.W. Running, K. Guan, K. Jensco, B. Maxwell, and M. Maneta, 2019. Impacts of the 2017 flash drought in the US Northern Plains informed by satellite-based evapotranspiration and solar-induced fluorescence. Environmental Research Letters,

Wurster, P.M., M. Maneta, S. Begueria, K. Cobourn, B. Maxwell, N. Silverman, S. Ewing, K. Jensco, P. Gardner, J.S. Kimball, Z. Holden, X. Ji, S.M. Vicente-Serrano, 2019. Characterizing the impact of climatic and price anomalies on agrosystems in the northwest United States. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology , 280 (2020), 107778,