Articles In High Impact Journals

    1. Fauchald et al., 2017. Arctic greening from warming promotes declines in caribou populations. Science Advances, 3, e1601365 (2017)
    2. Zeng et al., 2017. Climate mitigation from vegetation biophysical feedbacks during the past three decades. Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE3299
    3. Piao et al., 2017. Weakening temperature control on the interannual variations of spring carbon uptake across northern lands. Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE3277
    4. Zhu et al., 2016. Greening of the Earth and its Drivers. Nature Climate Change, doi:10.1038/nclimate3004
    5. Mao et al., 2016. Human-induced Greening of the Northern Extratropical Land Surface. Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/nclimate3056
    6. Li et al., 2016. Reducing uncertainties in decadal variability of the global carbon budget with multiple datasets. PNAS, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1603956113
    7. Ukkola et al., 2015. Reduced streamflow in water-stressed climates consistent with CO2 effects on vegetation. Nature Climate Change, 2015 (DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2831)
    8. Piao et al., 2015. Leaf onset in the northern hemisphere triggered by daytime temperature. Nature Communications, 2015 (doi: 10.1038/ncomms7911)
    9. Shen et al., 2015. Evaporative cooling over the Tibetan Plateau induced by vegetation growth. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2015 (
    10. Anderegg et al., 2015. Tropical nighttime warming as a dominant driver of variability in the terrestrial carbon sink. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2015 (
    11. Poulter et al., 2014. Contribution of semi-arid ecosystems to interannual variability of the global carbon cycle, Nature, 2014 (doi:10.1038/nature13376)
    12. Zhou et al., 2014. Widespread decline of Congo rainforest greenness in the past decade, Nature, 2014 (doi: 10.1038/nature13265)
    13. Wang et al., 2014. A two-fold increase of carbon cycle sensitivity to tropical temperature variations, Nature, 2014 (doi: 10.1038/nature12915)
    14. Piao et al., 2014. Evidence for a weakening relationship between interannual temperature variability and northern vegetation activity, Nature Communications, 2014 (doi:10.1038/ncomms6018)
    15. Hilker et al., 2014. Vegetation dynamics and rainfall sensitivity of the Amazon, Proc. Natnl. Acad. Sci. USA (
    16. Peng et al., 2014. Afforestation in China cools local land surface temperature, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (
    17. Xu et al., 2013. Temperature and vegetation seasonality diminishment over northern lands. Nature Climate Change, doi: 10.1038/NCLIMATE1836. Supplementary Information
    18. Peng et al., 2013. Asymmetric effects of daytime and night-time warming on Northern Hemisphere vegetation, Nature, doi: 10.1038/nature12434
    19. Fu et al., 2013. Increased dry-season length over southern Amazonia in recent decades and its implication for future climate projection, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1302584110
    20. Wang et al., 2013.Variations in atmospheric CO2 growth rates coupled with tropical temperature, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1219683110
    21. Knyazikhin et al., 2012. Hyperspectral remote sensing of foliar nitrogen content,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1210196109.
    22. Saatchi et al., 2012. Persistent Effects of a Severe Drought on Amazonian Forest Canopy, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1204651110.
    23. Samanta et al., 2011. Comment on “Drought-Induced Reduction in Global Terrestrial Net Primary Production from 2000 Through 2009”, Science, Vol. 333, p. 1093, doi: 10.1126/science.1199048. Supplementary Online Material
    24. Myneni et al., 2007. Large seasonal changes in leaf area of amazon rainforests. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci., doi:10.1073/pnas.0611338104.
    25. Sundareshwar et al., 2007. Environmental Monitoring Network for India, Science, 316: 204-205.
    26. Zhou et al., 2004. Evidence for a significant urbanization effect on climate in China, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, doi: 10.1073pnas.0400357101.
    27. Nemani et al., 2003. Climate driven increases in global net primary production from 1981 to 1991. Science, 300:1560-1563.
    28. Lucht et al., 2002. Climatic control of the high-latitude vegetation greening trend and Pinatubo effect. Science, 296:1687-1689.
    29. Myneni and Dong et al., 2001. A large carbon sink in the woody biomass of northern forests. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 98(26): 14784-14789. supplemental information
    30. Myneni, R. B. et al., 1997. Increased plant growth in the northern high latitudes from 1981-1991. Nature, 386:698-701.