Recent Publciations

Maxwell, T.M., Germino, M.J., Romero, S., Porensky, L., Blumenthal, D., Adler, P. (In prep) Climate variability introduced by manipulated soil-surface albedo affects phenology and growth of cheatgrass. Target Journal: Rangeland Ecology and Management.

Maxwell, T.M., Germino, M.J. (In review). The effects of cheatgrass invasion on US Great Basin carbon storage depend on interactions between plant community composition, precipitation seasonality, and soil climate regime. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Dawson, H.R., Maxwell, T.M., Reed, P. B., Bridgham, S., and Silva, L.C.R. (In Review) Plant form- function relationships predict water-use efficiency under experimental drought in grasslands. Journal of Experimental Botany.

Renwick, L.L.R., Deen, W.,Silva, L.C.R., Gilbert, M.E., Maxwell, T.M., Bowles, T.M., Gaudin, A.C.M. (2021). Long-term crop rotation diversification enhances maize drought resistance through soil organic matter. Environmental Research Letters. doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/ac1468

Broz, A., Retallack, G.J., Maxwell, T.M. and Silva, L.C.R, (2021). A record of vapour pressure deficit preserved in wood and soil across biomes. Nature Scientific Reports.doi:10.1038/s41598-020-80006-9

Maxwell T. M., Silva L.C.R. (2020) A State Factor Model for Ecosystem Carbon – Water Relations. Trends in Plant Science.doi:10.1016/j.tplants.2020.02.007

Liles, G.C., Maxwell T. M., Silva L.C.R., Zhang, J., Horwath W.R.H. (2019) Two decades of experimental manipulation reveal potential for enhanced biomass accumulation in ponderosa pine plantations across climate gradients. J. Geophys. Res Biogeosciences. doi: 10.1029/2019JG005183

Maxwell T.M., Silva L.C.R., Horwath W.R. (2018) Predictable oxygen isotope exchange between plant lipids and environmental water: implications for ecosystem water balance reconstruction. J. Geophys. Res Biogeosciences. doi:10.1029/2018JG004553.

Maxwell, T.M., Silva, L.C.R. & Horwath, W.R. (2018). Integrating effects of species composition and soil properties to predict shifts in montane forest carbon–water relations. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. doi:10.1073/PNAS.1718864115

Jerszurki, D. Couvreur, V., Maxwell, T.M., Silva, L.C.R., Matsumoto, N., Shackel, K., de Souza, J.L.M., Hopmans, J. (2017). Impact of root growth and hydraulic conductance on canopy carbon-water relations of young walnut trees (Juglans regia L.) under drought. Sci. Hortic. (Amsterdam). 226. doi:10.1016/j.scienta.2017.08.051

Maxwell, T. M., Silva, L. C. R. & Horwath, W. R. (2014). Using multielement isotopic analysis to decipher drought impacts and adaptive management in ancient agricultural systems. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2–3. doi:10.1073/pnas.1417618111