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Matthew Wallenstein
Professor and Dept Head, Soil & Crop Sciences
Soil and Crop Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

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    Suseela, Vidya, Conant, Richard T, Wallenstein, Matthew, Dukes, Jeffrey S, Effects of soil moisture on the temperature sensitivity of heterotrophic respiration vary seasonally in an old-field climate change experiment Global Change Biology

    Livensperger, Carolyn, Steltzer, Heidi, Darrouzet-Nardi, Anthony, Sullivan, Patrick F, Wallenstein, Matthew, Weintraub, Michael N, (2016) Earlier snowmelt and warming lead to earlier but not necessarily more plant growth AoB Plants 8 plw021

    Deng, Ye, He, Zhili, Xiong, Jinbo, Yu, Hao, Xu, Meiying, Hobbie, Sarah E, Reich, Peter B, Schadt, Christopher W, Kent, Angela, Pendall, Elise, others, , (2016) Elevated carbon dioxide accelerates the spatial turnover of soil microbial communities Global change biology 22 2 957–964

    Rowe, Helen, Withers, Paul JA, Baas, Peter, Chan, Neng Iong, Doody, Donnacha, Holiman, Jeff, Jacobs, Brent, Li, Haigang, MacDonald, Graham K, McDowell, Richard, others, , (2016) Integrating legacy soil phosphorus into sustainable nutrient management strategies for future food, bioenergy and water security Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 104 3 393–412

    Wood, Stephen A, Sokol, Noah, Bell, Colin, Bradford, Mark A, Naeem, Shahid, Wallenstein, Matthew, Palm, Cheryl A, (2016) Opposing effects of different soil organic matter fractions on crop yields Ecological Applications

    Haddix, Michelle, Magrini-Bair, Kim, Evans, Robert J, Conant, Richard T, Wallenstein, Matthew, Morris, Sherri J, Calderón, Francisco, Paul, Eldor A, (2016) Progressing towards more quantitative analytical pyrolysis of soil organic matter using molecular beam mass spectroscopy of whole soils and added standards Geoderma 283 88–100

    Alster, Charlotte Jean, Baas, Peter, Wallenstein, Matthew, Johnson, Nels G., von Fischer, Joseph Charles, (2016) Temperature Sensitivity as a Microbial Trait Using Parameters from Macromolecular Rate Theory FRONTIERS IN MICROBIOLOGY 7

    Alster, Charlotte Jean, Koyama, Akihiro, Johnson, Nels G, Wallenstein, Matthew, Fischer, Joseph Christian, (2016) Temperature sensitivity of soil microbial communities: An application of macromolecular rate theory to microbial respiration Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences

    Alster, Charlotte Jean, Koyama, Akihiro, Johnson, Nels G., Wallenstein, Matthew, von Fischer, Joseph Charles, (2016) Temperature sensitivity of soil microbial communities: An application of macromolecular rate theory to microbial respiration JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-BIOGEOSCIENCES 121 6 1420-1433

    Ernakovich, Jessica G, Wallenstein, Matthew, Calderón, FJ, (2015) Chemical indicators of cryoturbation and microbial processing throughout an Alaskan permafrost soil depth profile Soil Science Society of America Journal 79 3 783–793

    Wullschleger, Stan D, Breen, Amy L, Iversen, Colleen M, Olson, Matthew S, Näsholm, Torgny, Ganeteg, Ulrika, Wallenstein, Matthew, Weston, David J, (2015) Genomics in a changing arctic: critical questions await the molecular ecologist Molecular ecology 24 10 2301–2309

    Nie, Ming, Bell, Colin, Wallenstein, Matthew, Pendall, Elise, (2015) Increased plant productivity and decreased microbial respiratory C loss by plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria under elevated CO2 Scientific reports 5

    Bier, Raven L, Bernhardt, Emily S, Boot, Claudia, Graham, Emily B, Hall, Edward K, Lennon, Jay T, Nemergut, Diana R, Osborne, Brooke B, Ruiz-González, Clara, Schimel, Joshua P, others, , (2015) Linking microbial community structure and microbial processes: an empirical and conceptual overview FEMS microbiology ecology 91 10 fiv113

    Melle, Caroline, Wallenstein, Matthew, Darrouzet-Nardi, Anthony, Weintraub, Michael N, (2015) Microbial activity is not always limited by nitrogen in Arctic tundra soils Soil Biology and Biochemistry 90 52–61

    Ernakovich, Jessica G, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2015) Permafrost microbial community traits and functional diversity indicate low activity at in situ thaw temperatures Soil Biology and Biochemistry 87 78–89

    Baas, Peter, Bell, Colin, Mancini, Lauren M, Lee, Melanie Nicole, Conant, Richard T, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2015) "Phosphorus mobilizing consortium Mammoth P enhances plant growth" PeerJ PrePrints

    Bell, Colin, Asao, Shinichi, Calderon, Francisco, Wolk, Brett H, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2015) Plant nitrogen uptake drives rhizosphere bacterial community assembly during plant growth Soil Biology and Biochemistry 85 170–182

    Rocca, Jennifer Doyle, Hall, Edward K, Lennon, Jay T, Evans, Sarah E, Waldrop, Mark P, Cotner, James B, Nemergut, Diana R, Graham, Emily B, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2015) Relationships between protein-encoding gene abundance and corresponding process are commonly assumed yet rarely observed The ISME journal 9 8 1693–1699

    Birge, Hannah E, Conant, Richard T, Follett, Ronald F, Haddix, Michelle, Morris, Sherri J, Snapp, Sieglinde S, Wallenstein, Matthew, Paul, Eldor A, (2015) Soil respiration is not limited by reductions in microbial biomass during long-term soil incubations Soil Biology and Biochemistry 81 304–310

    Evans, Sarah E, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2014) Climate change alters ecological strategies of soil bacteria Ecology letters 17 2 155–164

    Arnosti, Carol, Bell, Colin, Moorhead, DL, Sinsabaugh, RL, Steen, AD, Stromberger, Mary E, Wallenstein, Matthew, Weintraub, MN, (2014) Extracellular enzymes in terrestrial, freshwater, and marine environments: perspectives on system variability and common research needs Biogeochemistry 117 1 5–21

    Evans, Sarah E, Wallenstein, Matthew, Burke, Ingrid C, (2014) Is bacterial moisture niche a good predictor of shifts in community composition under long-term drought? Ecology 95 1 110–122

    Wallenstein, Matthew, (2014) "Microbial Community-Level Responses to Warming and Altered Precipitation Patterns Determine Terrestrial Carbon-Climate Feedbacks" Springer Netherlands 349–354

    Steinweg, J Megan, Dukes, Jeffrey S, Paul, Eldor A, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2014) Microbial responses to multi-factor climate change: effects on soil enzymes The Microbial Regulation of Global Biogeochemical Cycles 105

    Bell, Colin, Stromberger, Mary E, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2014) New insights into enzymes in the environment Biogeochemistry 117 1 1–4

    Ernakovich, Jessica G, Hopping, Kelly A, Berdanier, Aaron B, Simpson, Rodney Thomas, Kachergis, Emily J, Steltzer, Heidi, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2014) Predicted responses of arctic and alpine ecosystems to altered seasonality under climate change Global change biology 20 10 3256–3269

    Bell, Colin, Carrillo, Yolima, Boot, Claudia, Rocca, Jennifer Doyle, Pendall, Elise, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2014) Rhizosphere stoichiometry: are C: N: P ratios of plants, soils, and enzymes conserved at the plant species-level? New Phytologist 201 2 505–517

    Nie, Ming, Pendall, Elise, Bell, Colin, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2014) Soil aggregate size distribution mediates microbial climate change feedbacks Soil Biology and Biochemistry 68 357–365

    Koyama, Akihiro, Wallenstein, Matthew, Simpson, Rodney Thomas, Moore, John C, (2014) Soil bacterial community composition altered by increased nutrient availability in Arctic tundra soils Frontiers in microbiology 5 516

    Bell, Colin, Tissue, David T, Loik, Michael E, Wallenstein, Matthew, Acosta-Martinez, Veronica, Erickson, Richard A, Zak, John C, (2014) Soil microbial and nutrient responses to 7 years of seasonally altered precipitation in a Chihuahuan Desert grassland Global change biology 20 5 1657–1673

    Ernakovich, JG, Boone, Randall B, Boot, Claudia, Denef, Karolien, Lavallee, JM, Moore, John C, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2014) "The SUPER Program: A Research-based Undergraduate Experience" 1 08

    Delgado-Baquerizo, Manuel, Maestre, Fernando T, Gallardo, Antonio, Quero, José L, Ochoa, Victoria, García-Gómez, Miguel, Escolar, Cristina, García-Palacios, Pablo, Berdugo, Miguel, Valencia, Enrique, others, , (2013) Aridity modulates N availability in arid and semiarid Mediterranean grasslands PloS one 8 4 e59807

    Koyama, Akihiro, Wallenstein, Matthew, Simpson, Rodney Thomas, Moore, John C, (2013) Carbon-degrading enzyme activities stimulated by increased nutrient availability in arctic tundra soils PLoS One 8 10 e77212

    Delgado-Baquerizo, Manuel, Maestre, Fernando T, Gallardo, Antonio, Bowker, Matthew A, Wallenstein, Matthew, Quero, Jose Luis, Ochoa, Victoria, Gozalo, Beatriz, García-Gómez, Miguel, Soliveres, Santiago, others, , (2013) Decoupling of soil nutrient cycles as a function of aridity in global drylands Nature 502 7473 672–676

    Bell, Colin, Fricks, Barbara E, Rocca, Jennifer Doyle, Steinweg, Jessica M, McMahon, Shawna K, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2013) High-throughput fluorometric measurement of potential soil extracellular enzyme activities Journal of visualized experiments: JoVE 81

    Burns, Richard G, DeForest, Jared L, Marxsen, Jürgen, Sinsabaugh, Robert L, Stromberger, Mary E, Wallenstein, Matthew, Weintraub, Michael N, Zoppini, Annamaria, (2013) Soil enzymes in a changing environment: current knowledge and future directions Soil Biology and Biochemistry 58 216–234

    Cotrufo, Maria Francesca, Wallenstein, Matthew, Boot, Claudia, Denef, Karolien, Paul, Eldor A, (2013) The Microbial Efficiency-Matrix Stabilization (MEMS) framework integrates plant litter decomposition with soil organic matter stabilization: do labile plant inputs form stable soil organic matter? Global Change Biology 19 4 988–995

    Delgado-Baquerizo, Manuel, Gallardo, Antonio, Wallenstein, Matthew, Maestre, Fernando T, (2013) Vascular plants mediate the effects of aridity and soil properties on ammonia-oxidizing bacteria and archaea FEMS microbiology ecology 85 2 273–282

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Hall, Edward K, (2012) A trait-based framework for predicting when and where microbial adaptation to climate change will affect ecosystem functioning Biogeochemistry 109 35–47

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Stromberger, Mary E, Bell, Colin, (2012) Bridging the gap between modelers and experimentalists Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union 93 32 312

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Haddix, Michelle, Ayres, Edward, Steltzer, Heidi, Magrini-Bair, Kimberly A, Paul, Eldor A, (2012) Litter chemistry changes more rapidly when decomposed at home but converges during decomposition–transformation Soil Biology and Biochemistry

    Graham, David E, Wallenstein, Matthew, Vishnivetskaya, Tatiana A, Waldrop, Mark P, Phelps, Tommy J, Pfiffner, Susan M, Onstott, Tullis C, Whyte, Lyle G, Rivkina, Elizaveta M, Gilichinsky, David A, others, , (2012) Microbes in thawing permafrost: the unknown variable in the climate change equation The ISME journal 6 4 709–712

    Steinweg, J Megan, Dukes, Jeffrey S, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2012) Modeling the effects of temperature and moisture on soil enzyme activity: Linking laboratory assays to continuous field data Soil Biology and Biochemistry

    Nie, Ming, Pendall, Elise, Bell, Colin, Gasch, Caley K, Raut, Swastika, Tamang, Shanker, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2012) Positive climate feedbacks of soil microbial communities in a semi-arid grassland Ecology Letters

    McMahon, Shawna K, Wallenstein, Matthew, Schimel, Joshua P, (2011) A cross-seasonal comparison of active and total bacterial community composition in Arctic tundra soil using bromodeoxyuridine labeling Soil Biology and Biochemistry 43 2 287–295

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Haddix, Michelle, Lee, Daniel D, Conant, Richard T, Paul, Eldor A, (2011) A litter-slurry technique elucidates the key role of enzyme production and microbial dynamics in temperature sensitivity of organic matter decomposition Soil Biology and Biochemistry

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Allison, Steven D, Ernakovich, Jessica, Steinweg, J Megan, Sinsabaugh, Robert, (2011) Controls on the temperature sensitivity of soil enzymes: a key driver of in situ enzyme activity rates Soil Enzymology 245–258

    Goldfarb, Katherine C, Karaoz, Ulas, Hanson, China A, Santee, Clark A, Bradford, Mark A, Treseder, Kathleen K, Wallenstein, Matthew, Brodie, Eoin L, (2011) Differential growth responses of soil bacterial taxa to carbon substrates of varying chemical recalcitrance Frontiers in microbiology 2 94

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Burns, Richard G, (2011) Ecology of extracellular enzyme activities and organic matter degradation in soil: A complex community-driven process Methods of soil enzymology. SSSA Book Ser 9 35–56

    Finzi, Adrien C, Austin, Amy T, Cleland, Elsa E, Frey, Serita D, Houlton, Benjamin Z, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2011) Responses and feedbacks of coupled biogeochemical cycles to climate change: examples from terrestrial ecosystems Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9 1 61–67

    Evans, Sarah E, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2011) Soil microbial community response to drying and rewetting stress: does historical precipitation regime matter? Biogeochemistry 1–16

    Hoyt, Catherine Marie, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2011) Soil Respiration and Student Inquiry: A Perfect Match Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas 48 4 119–128

    Conant, Richard T, Ryan, Michael G, Ågren, Göran I, Birge, Hannah E, Davidson, Eric A, Eliasson, Peter E, Evans, Sarah E, Frey, Serita D, Giardina, Christian P, Hopkins, Francesca M, others, , (2011) Temperature and soil organic matter decomposition rates–synthesis of current knowledge and a way forward Global Change Biology

    Wang, Si-Yi, Sudduth, Elizabeth B, Wallenstein, Matthew, Wright, Justin P, Bernhardt, Emily S, (2011) Watershed urbanization alters the composition and function of stream bacterial communities PLoS One 6 8 e22972

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Hess, Ann Marie, Lewis, Matthew R, Steltzer, Heidi, Ayres, Edward, (2010) Decomposition of aspen leaf litter results in unique metabolomes when decomposed under different tree species Soil Biology and Biochemistry 42 3 484–490

    Smith, W Kolby, Gao, Wei, Steltzer, Heidi, Wallenstein, Matthew, Tree, Roger, (2010) Moisture availability influences the effect of ultraviolet-B radiation on leaf litter decomposition Global Change Biology 16 1 484–495

    Suseela, Vidya, Dukes, Jeffrey S, Conant, Richard T, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2010) "OOS 35-4: Variations in temperature sensitivities of soil and microbial respiration: Implications for climate-carbon modeling"

    Allison, Steven D, Wallenstein, Matthew, Bradford, Mark A, (2010) Soil-carbon response to warming dependent on microbial physiology Nature Geoscience 3 5 336–340

    Suseela, Vidya, Conant, Richard T, Wallenstein, Matthew, Dukes, Jeffrey S, (2009) "COS 21-10: Sensitivity of old-field soil respiration to warming and altered precipitation"

    Bradford, Mark A, Wallenstein, Matthew, Allison, Steven D, Treseder, Kathleen K, Frey, Serita D, Watts, Brian W, Davies, Christian A, Maddox, Thomas R, Melillo, Jerry M, Mohan, Jacqueline E, others, , (2009) Decreased mass specific respiration under experimental warming is robust to the microbial biomass method employed Ecology Letters 12 7 E15–E18

    Ayres, Edward, Steltzer, Heidi, Simmons, Breana L, Simpson, Rodney Thomas, Steinweg, J Megan, Wallenstein, Matthew, Mellor, Nate, Parton, William J, Moore, John C, Wall, Diana H, (2009) Home-field advantage accelerates leaf litter decomposition in forests Soil Biology and Biochemistry 41 3 606–610

    McMahon, Shawna K, Wallenstein, Matthew, Schimel, Joshua P, (2009) Microbial growth in Arctic tundra soil at- 2° C Environmental Microbiology Reports 1 2 162–166

    Ernakovich, Jessica G, Berg, Sarah J, Challenger, Alisa R, Reardon, Kenneth F, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2009) "OOS 48-6: A comparison of active-layer and permafrost microbial community responses to freeze-thaw stress: Can microbes adapt to changing climates?"

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Mcmahon, Shawna K, Schimel, Joshua P, (2009) Seasonal variation in enzyme activities and temperature sensitivities in Arctic tundra soils Global Change Biology 15 7 1631–1639

    Ayres, Edward, Steltzer, Heidi, Berg, Sarah, Wallenstein, Matthew, Simmons, Breana L, Wall, Diana H, (2009) Tree species traits influence soil physical, chemical, and biological properties in high elevation forests PloS one 4 6 e5964

    Suseela, Vidya, Dukes, Jeffrey S, Conant, Richard T, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2009) Variations in temperature sensitivities of soil and microbial respiration: Implications for climate-carbon modeling SSSAmProc

    Steinweg, J Megan, Ernakovich, Jessica G, Prucha, John, Conant, Richard T, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2008) "COS 74-4: Soil microbial temperature acclimation through changes in enzyme activity"

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Weintraub, Michael N, (2008) Emerging tools for measuring and modeling the in situ activity of soil extracellular enzymes Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40 9 2098–2106

    Hanson, China A, Allison, Steven D, Bradford, Mark A, Wallenstein, Matthew, Treseder, Kathleen K, (2008) Fungal taxa target different carbon sources in forest soil Ecosystems 11 7 1157–1167

    Sinsabaugh, Robert L, Lauber, Christian L, Weintraub, Michael N, Ahmed, Bony, Allison, Steven D, Crenshaw, Chelsea, Contosta, Alexandra R, Cusack, Daniela, Frey, Serita, Gallo, Marcy E, others, , (2008) Stoichiometry of soil enzyme activity at global scale Ecology Letters 11 11 1252–1264

    Bradford, Mark A, Davies, Christian A, Frey, Serita D, Maddox, Thomas R, Melillo, Jerry M, Mohan, Jacqueline E, Reynolds, James F, Treseder, Kathleen K, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2008) Thermal adaptation of soil microbial respiration to elevated temperature Ecology Letters 11 12 1316–1327

    Wallenstein, Matthew, McMahon, Shawna, Schimel, Joshua, (2007) Bacterial and fungal community structure in Arctic tundra tussock and shrub soils FEMS microbiology ecology 59 2 428–435

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Lacerda, Carla, Reardon, Kenneth F, (2007) COS 152-6: New insights into microbial community functional response to stress using environmental proteomics

    Schimel, Joshua, Balser, Teri C, Wallenstein, Matthew, (2007) Microbial stress-response physiology and its implications for ecosystem function Ecology 88 6 1386–1394

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Denef, Karolien, Boot, Claudia, Cotrufo, Maria Francesca, Paul, Eldor A, (2007) The Microbial Efficiency-Matrix Stabilization (MEMS) framework integrates plant litter decomposition with soil organic matter stabilization: do labile plant inputs form stable soil organic matter? Colorado State University. Libraries

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Myrold, David D, Firestone, Mary, Voytek, Mary, (2006) Denitrification across Landscapes and Waterscapes-Environmental controls on denitrifying communities and denitrification rates: Insights from molecular methods Ecological Applications 16 6 2143

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Myrold, David D, Firestone, Mary, Voytek, Mary, (2006) Environmental controls on denitrifying communities and denitrification rates: insights from molecular methods Ecological Applications 16 6 2143–2152

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Peterjohn, William T, Schlesinger, William H, (2006) N fertilization effects on denitrification and N cycling in an aggrading forest Ecological Applications 16 6 2168–2176

    Wallenstein, Matthew, McNulty, Steven, Fernandez, Ivan J, Boggs, Johnny, Schlesinger, William H, (2006) Nitrogen fertilization decreases forest soil fungal and bacterial biomass in three long-term experiments Forest Ecology and Management 222 1 459–468

    Barrett, JE, Virginia, RA, Hopkins, DW, Aislabie, J, Bargagli, R, Bockheim, JG, Campbell, IB, Lyons, WB, Moorhead, DL, Nkem, JN, others, , (2006) Terrestrial ecosystem processes of Victoria land, Antarctica Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38 10 3019–3034

    Wallenstein, Matthew, Vilgalys, Rytas J, (2005) Quantitative analyses of nitrogen cycling genes in soils Pedobiologia 49 6 665–672

    Wallenstein, Matthew, (2004) "Effects of increased nitrogen deposition on forest soil nitrogen cycling and microbial community structure" Duke University

    Schlesinger, William H, Pippen, Jeffrey S, Wallenstein, Matthew, Hofmockel, Kirsten S, Klepeis, Debra M, Mahall, Bruce E, (2003) Community composition and photosynthesis by photoautotrophs under quartz pebbles, southern Mojave Desert Ecology 84 12 3222–3231

    Barton, Andrew M, Wallenstein, Matthew, (1997) Effects of invasion of Pinus virginiana on soil properties in serpentine barrens in southeastern Pennsylvania Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 297–305

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