Academic Article

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2020 Global climatic controls on interannual variability of ecosystem productivity: Similarities and differences inferred from solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence and enhanced vegetation indexAgricultural and Forest Meteorology.  288:108018-108018. 2020
2020 Heatwave effects on gross primary production of northern mid-latitude ecosystemsEnvironmental Research Letters.  15:074027-074027. 2020
2020 Increased carbon uptake and water use efficiency in global semi-arid ecosystemsEnvironmental Research Letters.  15:034022-034022. 2020
2020 Responses of Water Use Efficiency to Drought in Southwest ChinaRemote Sensing.  12:199-199. 2020
2019 Carbon fluxes across alpine, oasis, and desert ecosystems in northwestern China: The importance of water availability.Science of the Total Environment.  697:133978. 2019
2019 Remote sensing and modeling fusion for investigating the ecosystem water-carbon coupling processes.Science of the Total Environment.  697:134064. 2019
2019 Disentangling the role of photosynthesis and stomatal conductance on rising forest water-use efficiency.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  116:16909-16914. 2019
2019 Mapping dynamics of soil organic matter in croplands with MODIS data and machine learning algorithms.Science of the Total Environment.  669:844-855. 2019
2019 No trends in spring and autumn phenology during the global warming hiatus.Nature Communications.  10:2389. 2019
2019 Spatiotemporal transition of institutional and socioeconomic impacts on vegetation productivity in Central Asia over last three decades.Science of the Total Environment.  658:922-935. 2019
2019 A Global, 0.05-Degree Product of Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence Derived from OCO-2, MODIS, and Reanalysis DataRemote Sensing.  11:517-517. 2019
2019 Comparison of Two Synergy Approaches for Hybrid Cropland MappingRemote Sensing.  11:213-213. 2019
2019 Solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence exhibits a universal relationship with gross primary productivity across a wide variety of biomes.Global Change Biology.  25:E4-E6. 2019
2019 Satellite Remote Sensing of Surface Urban Heat Islands: Progress, Challenges, and PerspectivesRemote Sensing.  11:48-48. 2019
2018 Sources of uncertainty in gross primary productivity simulated by light use efficiency models: Model structure, parameters, input data, and spatial resolutionAgricultural and Forest Meteorology.  263:242-257. 2018
2018 Solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence is strongly correlated with terrestrial photosynthesis for a wide variety of biomes: First global analysis based on OCO-2 and flux tower observations.Global Change Biology.  24:3990-4008. 2018
2018 Higher absorbed solar radiation partly offset the negative effects of water stress on the photosynthesis of Amazon forests during the 2015 droughtEnvironmental Research Letters.  13:044005-044005. 2018
2017 No Consistent Evidence for Advancing or Delaying Trends in Spring Phenology on the Tibetan PlateauJournal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences.  122:3288-3305. 2017
2017 Impacts of land use and socioeconomic patterns on urban heat IslandInternational Joural of Remote Sensing Remote Sensing Reviews.  38:3445-3465. 2017
2017 Ozone and haze pollution weakens net primary productivity in ChinaAtmospheric Chemistry and Physics.  17:6073-6089. 2017
2017 Global patterns of woody residence time and its influence on model simulation of aboveground biomassGlobal Biogeochemical Cycles.  31:821-835. 2017
2017 Contrasting ecosystem CO2 fluxes of inland and coastal wetlands: a meta-analysis of eddy covariance data.Global Change Biology.  23:1180-1198. 2017
2016 Drought events and their effects on vegetation productivity in ChinaEcosphere.  7. 2016
2016 Evapotranspiration and water use efficiency in relation to climate and canopy nitrogen in US forestsJournal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences.  121:2610-2629. 2016
2016 Recent trends in vegetation greenness in China significantly altered annual evapotranspiration and water yieldEnvironmental Research Letters.  11:094010-094010. 2016
2016 Preface: Impacts of extreme climate events and disturbances on carbon dynamicsBiogeosciences.  13:3665-3675. 2016
2016 Differentiating anthropogenic modification and precipitation-driven change on vegetation productivity on the Mongolian PlateauLandscape Ecology.  31:547-566. 2016
2015 Contributions of natural and human factors to increases in vegetation productivity in ChinaEcosphere.  6:art233-art233. 2015
2015 Drought impacts on ecosystem functions of the US National Forests and Grasslands: Part I evaluation of a water and carbon balance modelForest Ecology and Management.  353:260-268. 2015
2015 Drought impacts on ecosystem functions of the US National Forests and Grasslands: Part II assessment results and management implicationsForest Ecology and Management.  353:269-279. 2015
2015 Global patterns, trends, and drivers of water use efficiency from 2000 to 2013Ecosphere.  6:art174-art174. 2015
2015 Water use efficiency of China's terrestrial ecosystems and responses to drought.Scientific Reports.  5:13799. 2015
2015 Soil organic carbon in deep profiles under Chinese continental monsoon climate and its relations with land usesEcological Engineering.  82:361-367. 2015
2015 Generalization and evaluation of the process-based forest ecosystem model PnET-CN for other biomesEcosphere.  6:art43-art43. 2015
2015 Monthly land cover-specific evapotranspiration models derived from global eddy flux measurements and remote sensing dataEcohydrology.  9:248-266. 2015
2015 Satellite evidence for significant biophysical consequences of the "Grain for Green" Program on the Loess Plateau in ChinaJournal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences2015
2014 Data-driven diagnostics of terrestrial carbon dynamics over North AmericaAgricultural and Forest Meteorology.  197:142-157. 2014
2014 Uncertainty in model parameters and regional carbon fluxes: A model-data fusion approachAgricultural and Forest Meteorology.  189-190:175-186. 2014
2014 China's sizeable and uncertain carbon sink: a perspective from GOSATChinese Science Bulletin.  59:1547-1555. 2014
2014 Approaches to advance scientific understanding of macrosystems ecologyFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment.  12:15-23. 2014
2014 Macrosystems ecology: understanding ecological patterns and processes at continental scalesFrontiers in Ecology and the Environment.  12:5-14. 2014
2014 Net ecosystem productivity of temperate grasslands in northern China: An upscaling studyAgricultural and Forest Meteorology.  184:71-81. 2014
2014 A Comparison of Satellite-Derived Vegetation Indices for Approximating Gross Primary Productivity of GrasslandsRangeland Ecology and Management.  67:9-18. 2014
2014 Quantifying the effects of harvesting on carbon fluxes and stocks in northern temperate forestsBiogeosciences.  11:6667-6682. 2014
2014 The contribution of China’s Grain to Green Program to carbon sequestrationLandscape Ecology.  29:1675-1688. 2014
2013 Carbon fluxes, evapotranspiration, and water use efficiency of terrestrial ecosystems in ChinaAgricultural and Forest Meteorology.  182-183:76-90. 2013
2013 Evaluation of continental carbon cycle simulations with North American flux tower observationsEcological Monographs.  83:531-556. 2013
2013 The use of forest stand age information in an atmospheric CO2 inversion applied to North AmericaBiogeosciences.  10:5335-5348. 2013
2013 Vegetation response to extreme climate events on the Mongolian Plateau from 2000 to 2010Environmental Research Letters.  8:035033-035033. 2013
2012 North American Carbon Program (NACP) regional interim synthesis: Terrestrial biospheric model intercomparisonEcological Modelling.  232:144-157. 2012
2012 Terrestrial biosphere models need better representation of vegetation phenology: Results from the North American Carbon Program Site SynthesisGlobal Change Biology.  18:566-584. 2012
2012 Advances in upscaling of eddy covariance measurements of carbon and water fluxesJournal of Geophysical Research.  117. 2012
2012 The 2010 spring drought reduced primary productivity in southwestern ChinaEnvironmental Research Letters.  7:045706-045706. 2012
2011 Simulating the impacts of disturbances on forest carbon cycling in North America: Processes, data, models, and challengesJournal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences.  116. 2011
2011 Assessing net ecosystem carbon exchange of U.S. terrestrial ecosystems by integrating eddy covariance flux measurements and satellite observationsAgricultural and Forest Meteorology.  151:60-69. 2011
2011 Combining tower mixing ratio and community model data to estimate regional-scale net ecosystem carbon exchange by boundary layer inversion over four flux towers in the United StatesJournal of Geophysical Research.  116. 2011
2011 Upscaling carbon fluxes from towers to the regional scale: Influence of parameter variability and land cover representation on regional flux estimatesJournal of Geophysical Research.  116. 2011
2011 Upscaling key ecosystem functions across the conterminous United States by a water-centric ecosystem modelJournal of Geophysical Research.  116. 2011
2010 Ecosystem carbon dioxide fluxes after disturbance in forests of North AmericaJournal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences.  115. 2010
2010 Carbon dynamics of terrestrial ecosystems on the Tibetan Plateau during the 20th century: an analysis with a process-based biogeochemical modelGlobal Ecology and Biogeography.  19:no-no. 2010
2010 A continuous measure of gross primary production for the conterminous United States derived from MODIS and AmeriFlux dataRemote Sensing of Environment.  114:576-591. 2010
2009 Twentieth-Century Droughts and Their Impacts on Terrestrial Carbon Cycling in ChinaEarth Interactions.  13:1-31. 2009
2009 Quantification of net primary production of Chinese forest ecosystems with spatial statistical approachesMitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change.  14:85-99. 2009
2008 Estimation of net ecosystem carbon exchange for the conterminous United States by combining MODIS and AmeriFlux dataAgricultural and Forest Meteorology.  148:1827-1847. 2008
2008 Empirical Evidence for Impacts of Internal Migration on Vegetation Dynamics in China from 1982 to 2000.Sensors Diversity.  8:5069-5080. 2008
2007 Drought effects on large fire activity in Canadian and Alaskan forestsEnvironmental Research Letters.  2:044003-044003. 2007
2005 A comparison of methods for estimating fractional green vegetation cover within a desert-to-upland transition zone in central New Mexico, USARemote Sensing of Environment.  98:237-250. 2005
2005 Geographical distribution of global greening trends and their climatic correlates: 1982–1998International Joural of Remote Sensing Remote Sensing Reviews.  26:2371-2390. 2005
2004 Trends in vegetation activity and their climatic correlates: China 1982 to 1998International Joural of Remote Sensing Remote Sensing Reviews.  25:5669-5689. 2004
2004 Photosynthetic activity of US biomes: responses to the spatial variability and seasonality of precipitation and temperatureGlobal Change Biology.  10:437-451. 2004
2003 A detail-preserving and flexible adaptive filter for speckle suppression in SAR imageryInternational Joural of Remote Sensing Remote Sensing Reviews.  24:2451-2465. 2003


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2014 Carbon fluxes and storage in forests and landscapes.  139-166. 2014

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  • Jingfeng Xiao