Earth Sciences Division



BENJAMIN POULTER's Contact Card & Information.
Phone: 301.614.6659
Org Code: 618
Mail Code 618
Greenbelt, MD 20771

Missions & Projects

Current Projects

NASA Surface Biology and Geology Designated Observable (2018-present)

Ecosystem function

US Greenhouse Gas Center (2022-present)


NASA BlueFlux Field Campaign (2021-present)


Committee on Earth Observing Satellites (CEOS) Global Stocktake Strategy (2020-present)


Deputy Director of the White House Greenhouse Gas Measurement, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (GHGMMRV) Office

White House Office of Science and Technology Policy - Washington DC

2024 - Present

Leading the implementation of the White House (Nov 2023) National Strategy to Advance an Integrated U.S. Greenhouse Gas Measurement, Monitoring and Information System (GHGMMIS).

Research Scientist

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center - Greenbelt, MD

August 2016 - Present

Adjunct Associate Professor

University of Maryland, Department of Geographical Sciences - College Park, MD

August 2016 - Present

Assistant Professor

Montana State University - Bozeman, MT

January 2014 - July 2016

Postdoctoral Researcher

Laboratoire des sciences du climat et de l'environnement - Saclay, France

May 2011 - December 2013

Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow

Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL - Birmensdorf, Switzerland

June 2009 - April 2011

Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) - Potsdam, Germany

August 2006 - May 2009


2005 Ph.D. Environmental Science, Duke University, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences. Advisor: Norman Christensen

1997 B.S. Natural Resources Ecology, University of Idaho, College of Forestry

Professional Service

  • iLEAPS a Global Research Project of Future Earth (Co-Chair, 2018-present)
  • North American Carbon Program (Scientific Leadership Group, 2018-present)
  • ESA-NASA Arctic Methane Grand Challenge (WG Co-Lead, 2020-present)
  • NASA GSFC Code 600 Science Director’s Committee (Chair, 2019-2020)
  • Global Carbon Project (contributor to TRENDY V1-10, Global Methane Budget V1-3, RECCAP1, 2)
  • Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change AR5 & AR6 (Contributing Author)
  • Editorial Board for Global Biogeochemical Cycles (2022-present), Global Ecology and Biogeography (2014-2022), Remote Sensing (2021), PLOS (2009-2014)


Mid-Career Alumni Achievement Award, University of Idaho, College of Natural Resources, 2018

Clarivates Highly Cited (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023)



2024. "Soil Moisture Profiles of Ecosystem Water Use Revealed With ECOSTRESS." Geophysical Research Letters 51 (8): [10.1029/2024gl108326] [Journal Article/Letter]

2024. "Plant responses to changing rainfall frequency and intensity." Nature Reviews Earth & Environment 5 276–294 [10.1038/s43017-024-00534-0] [Journal Article/Letter]

2024. "On‐Orbit Spatial Performance Characterization for Thermal Infrared Imagers of Landsat 7, 8, and 9, ECOSTRESS and CTI." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 129 (2): [10.1029/2023jg007506] [Journal Article/Letter]

2024. "Remotely sensing potential climate change tipping points across scales." Nature Communications 15 (1): 343 [10.1038/s41467-023-44609-w] [Journal Article/Letter]

2024. "Recent increases in annual, seasonal, and extreme methane fluxes driven by changes in climate and vegetation in boreal and temperate wetland ecosystems." Global Change Biology 30 (1): [10.1111/gcb.17131] [Journal Article/Letter]

2024. "A Greenhouse Gas Budget for Mexico During 2000–2019." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 129 (1): [10.1029/2023jg007667] [Journal Article/Letter]

2024. "Research into land atmosphere interactions supports the sustainable development agenda." Global Sustainability 7 e12 [10.1017/sus.2024.3] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "Recent human-induced atmospheric drying across Europe unprecedented in the last 400 years." Nature Geoscience 17 (1): 58-65 [10.1038/s41561-023-01335-8] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "Multi-scale observations of mangrove blue carbon ecosystem fluxes: The NASA Carbon Monitoring System BlueFlux field campaign." Environmental Research Letters 18 075009 [10.1088/1748-9326/acdae6] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "A multi‐satellite framework to rapidly evaluate extreme biosphere cascades: the Western US 2021 drought and heatwave." Global Change Biology 29 (13): 3634-3651 [10.1111/gcb.16725] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "Exploring Mission Design for Imaging Spectroscopy Retrievals for Land and Aquatic Ecosystems." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 128 (4): [10.1029/2022jg006833] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "Soil respiration–driven CO 2 pulses dominate Australia’s flux variability." Science 379 (6639): 1332-1335 [10.1126/science.add7833] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "Recent intensification of wetland methane feedback." Nature Climate Change 13 430-433 [10.1038/s41558-023-01629-0] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "Remotely sensed soil moisture can capture dynamics relevant to plant water uptake." Water Resources Research 59 e2022WR033814 [10.1029/2022wr033814] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "Using Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) column CO2 retrievals to rapidly detect and estimate biospheric surface carbon flux anomalies." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 23 (2): 1545-1563 [10.5194/acp-23-1545-2023] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "Simulating Global Dynamic Surface Reflectances for Imaging Spectroscopy Spaceborne Missions: LPJ-PROSAIL." Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 128 (1): [10.1029/2022JG006935] [Journal Article/Letter]

2023. "Sub-continental-scale carbon stocks of individual trees in African drylands." Nature 615 (7950): 80-86 [10.1038/s41586-022-05653-6] [Journal Article/Letter]

2022. "Wetland emission and atmospheric sink changes explain methane growth in 2020." Nature 612 (7940): 477-482 [10.1038/s41586-022-05447-w] [Journal Article/Letter]

2022. "Enhanced India‐Africa Carbon Uptake and Asia‐Pacific Carbon Release Associated With the 2019 Extreme Positive Indian Ocean Dipole." Geophysical Research Letters 49 (22): [10.1029/2022gl100950] [Journal Article/Letter]

2022. "A Process‐Model Perspective on Recent Changes in the Carbon Cycle of North America." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 127 (9): [10.1029/2022jg006904] [Journal Article/Letter]

2022. "Quantifying methane emissions from the global scale down to point sources using satellite observations of atmospheric methane." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 22 (14): 9617-9646 [10.5194/acp-22-9617-2022] [Journal Article/Letter]

2022. "Effect of Assimilating SMAP Soil Moisture on CO2 and CH4 Fluxes through Direct Insertion in a Land Surface Model." Remote Sensing 14 (10): 2405 [10.3390/rs14102405] [Journal Article/Letter]

2022. "Using atmospheric trace gas vertical profiles to evaluate model fluxes: a case study of Arctic-CAP observations and GEOS simulations for the ABoVE domain." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 22 (9): 6347-6364 [10.5194/acp-22-6347-2022] [Journal Article/Letter]

2022. "Designing an Observing System to Study the Surface Biology and Geology (SBG) of the Earth in the 2020s." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences [10.1029/2021jg006471] [Journal Article/Letter]

2022. "Inventorying Earth’s Land and Ocean Greenhouse Gases." Eos 103 [10.1029/2022eo179084] [Journal Article/Letter]

2022. "A review of carbon monitoring in wet carbon systems using remote sensing." Environmental Research Letters 17 (2): 025009 [10.1088/1748-9326/ac4d4d] [Journal Article/Letter]

2021. "Regional impacts of COVID-19 on carbon dioxide detected worldwide from space." Science Advances 7 (45): eabf9415 [10.1126/sciadv.abf9415] [Journal Article/Letter]

2021. "Mapping global forest age from forest inventories, biomass and climate data." Earth System Science Data 13 (10): 4881-4896 [10.5194/essd-13-4881-2021] [Journal Article/Letter]

2021. "COVID-19 lockdowns drive decline in active fires in southeastern United States." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 (43): e2105666118 [10.1073/pnas.2105666118] [Journal Article/Letter]

2021. "Land-use harmonization datasets for annual global carbon budgets." Earth System Science Data 13 (8): 4175-4189 [10.5194/essd-13-4175-2021] [Journal Article/Letter]

2021. "Spectral Fidelity of Earth's Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 126 (8): [10.1029/2021jg006273] [Journal Article/Letter]

2021. "Bias-correcting carbon fluxes derived from land-surface satellite data for retrospective and near-real-time assimilation systems." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 21 9609–9628 [10.5194/acp-21-9609-2021] [Journal Article/Letter]

2021. "Toward comprehensive uncertainty predictions for remote imaging spectroscopy." Imaging Spectrometry XXIV: Applications, Sensors, and Processing [10.1117/12.2567732] [Proceedings]

2021. "NASA's surface biology and geology designated observable: A perspective on surface imaging algorithms." Remote Sensing of Environment 257 112349 [10.1016/j.rse.2021.112349] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Harmonization of global land use change and management for the period 850–2100 (LUH2) for CMIP6." Geoscientific Model Development 13 (11): 5425-5464 [10.5194/gmd-13-5425-2020] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Beyond ecosystem modeling: A roadmap to community cyberinfrastructure for ecological data‐model integration." Global Change Biology gcb.15409 [10.1111/gcb.15409] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Interactions between Air Pollution and Terrestrial Ecosystems: Perspectives on Challenges and Future Directions." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 1-32 [10.1175/bams-d-20-0066.1] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Improving collaborations between empiricists and modelers to advance grassland community dynamics in ecosystem models." New Phytologist 228 (5): 1467-1471 [10.1111/nph.16900] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Global Carbon Budget 2020." Earth System Science Data Discussions [10.5194/essd-2020-286] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Definitions and methods to estimate regional land carbon fluxes for the second phase of the REgional Carbon Cycle Assessment and Processes Project (RECCAP-2)." Geoscientific Model Development Discussions [10.5194/gmd-2020-259] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "A Bornean peat swamp forest is a net source of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere." Global Change Biology gcb.15332 [10.1111/gcb.15332] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "NASA's Surface Biology and Geology Concept Study: Status and Next Steps." IGARSS 2020 - 2020 IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium [10.1109/igarss39084.2020.9323295] [Proceedings]

2020. "Ecosystem age-class dynamics and distribution in the LPJ-wsl v2.0 global ecosystem model." Geoscientific Model Development Discussions [10.5194/gmd-2020-258] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Aboveground carbon loss associated with the spread of ghost forests as sea levels rise." Environmental Research Letters 15 (10): 104028 [10.1088/1748-9326/aba136] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Impact of a Regional US Drought on Land and Atmospheric Carbon." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 125 (8): [10.1029/2019jg005599] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "The Global Methane Budget 2000–2017." Earth System Science Data 12 561–1623 [10.5194/essd-12-1561-2020] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Pervasive shifts in forest dynamics in a changing world." Science 368 (6494): eaaz9463 [10.1126/science.aaz9463] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Causes of slowing‐down seasonal CO2 amplitude at Mauna Loa." Global Change Biology gcb.15162 [10.1111/gcb.15162] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Hiatus of wetland methane emissions associated with recent La Niña episodes in the Asian monsoon region." Climate Dynamics [10.1007/s00382-020-05219-0] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Widespread mangrove damage resulting from the 2017 Atlantic Mega Hurricane Season." Environmental Research Letters [10.1088/1748-9326/ab82cf] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "A software framework for optimizing the design of spaceborne hyperspectral imager architectures." EGU2020-19665 [10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-19665] [Proceedings]

2020. "Critical land change information enhances understanding of carbon balance in the U.S." Global Change Biology gcb.15079 [10.1111/gcb.15079] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Space‐Based Observations for Understanding Changes in the Arctic‐Boreal Zone." Reviews of Geophysics 58 (1): 2019RG000652 [10.1029/2019rg000652] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Plant responses to rising vapor pressure deficit." New Phytologist nph.16485 [10.1111/nph.16485] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Evaluation of simulated soil carbon dynamics in Arctic-Boreal ecosystems." Environmental Research Letters 15 (2): 025005 [10.1088/1748-9326/ab6784] [Journal Article/Letter]

2020. "Sources of Uncertainty in Regional and Global Terrestrial CO 2 Exchange Estimates." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 34 (2): [10.1029/2019gb006393] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "State of the science in reconciling top‐down and bottom‐up approaches for terrestrial CO 2 budget." Global Change Biology gcb.14917 [10.1111/gcb.14917] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Advancing scientific understanding of the global methane budget in support of the Paris Agreement." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 2018GB006065 [10.1029/2018gb006065] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Global Carbon Budget 2019." Earth Systems Science Data 11 1783–1838 [10.5194/essd-11-1783-2019] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Prior biosphere model impact on global terrestrial CO2 fluxes estimated from OCO-2 retrievals." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics 19 (20): 13267-13287 [10.5194/acp-19-13267-2019] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Large loss of CO2 in winter observed across the northern permafrost region." Nature Climate Change 9 (11): 852-857 [10.1038/s41558-019-0592-8] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Comment on “The global tree restoration potential”." Science 366 (6463): eaaz0388 [10.1126/science.aaz0388] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Carbon and Water Use Efficiencies: A Comparative Analysis of Ten Terrestrial Ecosystem Models under Changing Climate." Scientific Reports 9 (1): 14680 [10.1038/s41598-019-50808-7] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Global vegetation biomass production efficiency constrained by models and observations." Global Change Biology gcb.14816 [10.1111/gcb.14816] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Field-experiment constraints on the enhancement of the terrestrial carbon sink by CO2 fertilization." Nature Geoscience [10.1038/s41561-019-0436-1] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Negative extreme events in gross primary productivity and their drivers in China during the past three decades." Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 275 47-58 [10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.05.002] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Evaluation of global terrestrial evapotranspiration by state-of-the-art approaches in remote sensing, machine learning, and land surface models." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions 1-51 [10.5194/hess-2019-409] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Important role of forest disturbances in the global biomass turnover and carbon sinks." Nature Geoscience [10.1038/s41561-019-0427-2] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Modeling phenological controls on carbon dynamics in dryland sagebrush ecosystems." Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 274 85-94 [10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.04.003] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Multimodel Analysis of Future Land Use and Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Functioning." Earth's Future 2018EF001123 [10.1029/2018ef001123] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "FLUXNET-CH4 Synthesis Activity: Objectives, Observations, and Future Directions." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society BAMS-D-18-0268.1 [10.1175/bams-d-18-0268.1] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Maximum carbon uptake rate dominates the interannual variability of global net ecosystem exchange." Global Change Biology gcb.14731 [10.1111/gcb.14731] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Vegetation Functional Properties Determine Uncertainty of Simulated Ecosystem Productivity: A Traceability Analysis in the East Asian Monsoon Region." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 33 (6): 668-689 [10.1029/2018gb005909] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "A segmentation algorithm for characterizing rise and fall segments in seasonal cycles: an application to XCO2 to estimate benchmarks and assess model bias." Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 12 (5): 2611-2629 [10.5194/amt-12-2611-2019] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Decadal-Scale Vegetation Change Driven by Salinity at Leading Edge of Rising Sea Level." Ecosystems [10.1007/s10021-019-00382-w] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Five decades of northern land carbon uptake revealed by the interhemispheric CO2 gradient." Nature 568 (7751): 221-225 [10.1038/s41586-019-1078-6] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Contrasting effects of CO2 fertilisation, land-use change andwarming on seasonal amplitude of northern hemisphere CO2exchange." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions 1-22 [10.5194/acp-2019-252] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "The Arctic-boreal vulnerability experiment model benchmarking system." Environmental Research Letters [10.1088/1748-9326/ab10fa] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Land carbon models underestimate the severity and duration of drought’s impact on plant productivity." Scientific Reports 9 (1): 2758 [10.1038/s41598-019-39373-1] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Role of forest regrowth in global carbon sink dynamics." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (10): 4382-4387 [10.1073/pnas.1810512116] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Redefining temperate forest responses to climate and disturbance in the eastern United States: New insights at the mesoscale." Global Ecology and Biogeography [10.1111/geb.12876] [Journal Article/Letter]

2019. "Twentieth century redistribution in climatic drivers of global tree growth." Science Advances 5 (1): eaat4313 [10.1126/sciadv.aat4313] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Methane emissions from tree stems: a new frontier in the global carbon cycle." New Phytologist 222 (1): 18-28 [10.1111/nph.15582] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Chapter 19: Future of the North American Carbon Cycle. Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report." Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report [10.7930/soccr2.2018.ch19] [Report]

2018. "Disentangling Climate and Disturbance Effects on Regional Vegetation Greening Trends." Ecosystems 22 (4): 873-891 [10.1007/s10021-018-0309-2] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "The impact of spatiotemporal variability in atmospheric CO2 concentration on global terrestrial carbon fluxes." Biogeosciences 15 5635-5652 [10.5194/bg-15-5635-2018] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Enhanced response of global wetland methane emissions to the 2015-2016 El Niño-Southern Oscillation event." Environmental Research Letters 13 (7): [10.1088/1748-9326/aac939] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Contribution of environmental forcings to US runoff changes for the period 1950–2010." Environmental Research Letters 13 (5): 054023 [10.1088/1748-9326/aabb41] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Plant regrowth as a driver of recent enhancement of terrestrial CO2 uptake." Geophysical Research Letters [10.1029/2018gl077633] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Spatially Resolved Isotopic Source Signatures of Wetland Methane Emissions." Geophysical Research Letters [10.1002/2018gl077536] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Land use change and El Niño-Southern Oscillation drive decadal carbon balance shifts in Southeast Asia." Nature Communications 9 (1): 1154 [10.1038/s41467-018-03374-x] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Global Carbon Budget 2017." Earth System Science Data 10 (1): 405-448 [10.5194/essd-10-405-2018] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Missing pieces to modeling the Arctic-Boreal puzzle." Environmental Research Letters 13 (2): [10.1088/1748-9326/aa9d9a] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Asymmetric Responses of Primary Productivity to Altered Precipitation Simulated by Ecosystem Models across Three Longterm Grassland Sites." Biogeosciences Discussions 1-27 [10.5194/bg-2018-53] [Journal Article/Letter]

2018. "Opportunities and Trade-offs among BECCS and the Food, Water, Energy, Biodiversity, and Social Systems Nexus at Regional Scales." BioScience 68 (2): 100-111 [10.1093/biosci/bix145] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Response of Water Use Efficiency to Global Environmental Change Based on Output From Terrestrial Biosphere Models." Global Biogeochemical Cycles 31 (11): 1639-1655 [10.1002/2017gb005733] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Multi-model comparison highlights consistency in predicted effect of warming on a semi-arid shrub." Global Change Biology 24 (1): 424-438 [10.1111/gcb.13900] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Interannual variability of ecosystem carbon exchange: From observation to prediction." Global Ecology and Biogeography 26 (11): 1225-1237 [10.1111/geb.12633] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Global wetland contribution to 2000–2012 atmospheric methane growth rate dynamics." Environmental Research Letters 12 (9): 094013 [10.1088/1748-9326/aa8391] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Methane emissions from global wetlands: An assessment of the uncertainty associated with various wetland extent data sets." Atmospheric Environment 165 310-321 [10.1016/j.atmosenv.2017.07.001] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Emerging role of wetland methane emissions in driving 21st century climate change." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114 (36): 9647-9652 [10.1073/pnas.1618765114] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Assimilating satellite-based canopy height within an ecosystem model to estimate aboveground forest biomass." Geophysical Research Letters [10.1002/2017gl074150] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Uncertainty in the response of terrestrial carbon sink to environmental drivers undermines carbon-climate feedback predictions." Scientific Reports 7 (1): 4765 [10.1038/s41598-017-03818-2] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Higher temperature variability reduces temperature sensitivity of vegetation growth in Northern Hemisphere." Geophysical Research Letters [10.1002/2017gl073285] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Global land carbon sink response to temperature and precipitation varies with ENSO phase." Environmental Research Letters 12 (6): 064007 [10.1088/1748-9326/aa6e8e] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Variability and quasi-decadal changes in the methane budget overthe period 2000–2012." Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions 1-39 [10.5194/acp-2017-296] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Enhanced methane emissions from tropical wetlands during the 2011 La Niña." Scientific Reports 7 45759 [10.1038/srep45759] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Diagnosing phosphorus limitations in natural terrestrial ecosystems in carbon cycle models." Earth's Future [10.1002/2016ef000472] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Emergent climate and CO2 sensitivities of net primary productivity in ecosystem models do not agree with empirical data in temperate forests of eastern North America." Global Change Biology 23 (7): 2755-2767 [10.1111/gcb.13626] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Historical carbon dioxide emissions caused by land-use changes are possibly larger than assumed." Nature Geoscience [10.1038/ngeo2882] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Accelerating net terrestrial carbon uptake during the warming hiatus due to reduced respiration." Nature Climate Change [10.1038/nclimate3204] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Compensatory water effects link yearly global land CO2 sink changes to temperature." Nature 541 (7638): 516-520 [10.1038/nature20780] [Journal Article/Letter]

2017. "Improved tree-ring archives will support earth-system science." Nature Ecology & Evolution 1 0008 [10.1038/s41559-016-0008] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "The global methane budget 2000–2012." Earth System Science Data 8 (2): 697-751 [10.5194/essd-8-697-2016] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "The growing role of methane in anthropogenic climate change." Environmental Research Letters 11 (12): 120207 [10.1088/1748-9326/11/12/120207] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Drought rapidly diminishes the large net CO2 uptake in 2011 over semi-arid Australia." Scientific Reports 6 37747 [10.1038/srep37747] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Global Carbon Budget 2016." Earth System Science Data 8 (2): 605-649 [10.5194/essd-8-605-2016] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Increased light-use efficiency in northern terrestrial ecosystems indicated by CO2 and greening observations." Geophysical Research Letters 43 (21): 11,339-11,349 [10.1002/2016gl070710] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Multi-gas and multi-source comparisons of six land use emission datasets andAFOLU estimates in the Fifth Assessment Report, for the tropics for2000–2005." Biogeosciences 13 (20): 5799-5819 [10.5194/bg-13-5799-2016] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "The terrestrial carbon budget of South and Southeast Asia." Environmental Research Letters 11 (10): 105006 [10.1088/1748-9326/11/10/105006] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Mixing ecological models and data for understanding long-term ecosystem dynamics." Ecology 97 (10): 2893-2894 [10.1002/ecy.1492] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Role of CO2, climate and land use in regulating the seasonal amplitude increase of carbon fluxes in terrestrial ecosystems: a multimodel analysis." Biogeosciences 13 (17): 5121-5137 [10.5194/bg-13-5121-2016] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Comparing tree-ring and permanent plot estimates of aboveground net primary production in three eastern U.S. forests." Ecosphere 7 (9): e01454 [10.1002/ecs2.1454] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Hotspots of gross emissions from the land use sector: patterns, uncertainties, and leading emission sources for the period 2000–2005 in the tropics." Biogeosciences 13 (14): 4253-4269 [10.5194/bg-13-4253-2016] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Observed forest sensitivity to climate implies large changes in 21st century North American forest growth." Ecology Letters 19 (9): 1119-1128 [10.1111/ele.12650] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Regional carbon fluxes from land use and land cover change in Asia, 1980–2009." Environmental Research Letters 11 (7): 074011 [10.1088/1748-9326/11/7/074011] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Decadal trends in the seasonal-cycle amplitude of terrestrial CO2exchange resulting from the ensemble of terrestrial biosphere models." Tellus B 68 (0): [10.3402/tellusb.v68.28968] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Uncertainty analysis of terrestrial net primary productivity and net biome productivity in China during 1901-2005." Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 121 (5): 1372-1393 [10.1002/2015jg003062] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Greening of the Earth and its drivers." Nature Climate change 6 (8): 791-795 [10.1038/nclimate3004] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "The dry season intensity as a key driver of NPP trends." Geophysical Research Letters 43 (6): 2632-2639 [10.1002/2016gl068240] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Seasonal responses of terrestrial ecosystem water-use efficiency to climate change." Global Change Biology 22 (6): 2165-2177 [10.1111/gcb.13180] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "The terrestrial biosphere as a net source of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere." Nature 531 (7593): 225-228 [10.1038/nature16946] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Modeling spatiotemporal dynamics of global wetlands: comprehensive evaluation of a new sub-grid TOPMODEL parameterization and uncertainties." Biogeosciences 13 (5): 1387-1408 [10.5194/bg-13-1387-2016] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "Top–down assessment of the Asian carbon budget since the mid 1990s." Nat Comms 7 10724 [10.1038/ncomms10724] [Journal Article/Letter]

2016. "The carbon cycle in Mexico: past, present and future of C stocks and fluxes." Biogeosciences 13 (1): 223-238 [10.5194/bg-13-223-2016] [Journal Article/Letter]

2015. "Global patterns and climate drivers of water-use efficiency in terrestrial ecosystems deduced from satellite-based datasets and carbon cycle models." Global Ecology and Biogeography 25 (3): 311-323 [10.1111/geb.12411] [Journal Article/Letter]

2015. "Sunlight mediated seasonality in canopy structure and photosynthetic activity of Amazonian rainforests." Environmental Research Letters 10 (6): 064014 [10.1088/1748-9326/10/6/064014] [Journal Article/Letter]

2015. "The dominant role of semi-arid ecosystems in the trend and variability of the land CO2 sink." Science 348 (6237): 895-899 [10.1126/science.aaa1668] [Journal Article/Letter]

2015. "Water-use efficiency and transpiration across European forests during the Anthropocene." Nature Climate change 5 (6): 579-583 [10.1038/nclimate2614] [Journal Article/Letter]

2014. "Evidence for a weakening relationship between interannual temperature variability and northern vegetation activity." Nat Comms 5 5018 [10.1038/ncomms6018] [Journal Article/Letter]

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