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Karavani A, Boer MM, Baudena M, Colinas C, Díaz-Sierra R, Pemán J, de Luís M, Enríquez-de-Salamanza A, Resco de Dios V. 2018. Fire-induced deforestation in drought-prone Mediterranean forests: drivers and unknowns from leaves to communities. Ecological Monographs in press

Collins L, Bradstock RA, Resco de Dios V, Duursma RA, Velasco S, Boer MM. 2018. Understorey productivity in temperate grassy woodland responds to soil water availability but not to elevated [CO2]. Global Change Biology in press

Alday JG, Shestakova TA, Resco de Dios V, Voltas. 2018. DendroSync: An R package to unravel synchrony patterns in tree-ring networks. Dendrochronologia 47: 17-22

Boer MM, Nolan RH, Resco de Dios V, Clarke H, Price OF, Bradstock RA. 2017. Large scale, dynamic transformations in fuel moisture drive wildfire activity across south-eastern Australia. Earth's Future 5: 1196-1202 [article pdf]

Resco de Dios V, Molina-Terrén D. 2017. Fires: degree courses for fire professionals Nature 551: 300. [letter in pdf]

Anderegg WRL, Wolf A, Arango-Velez A, Choat B, Chmura DJ, Jansen S, Kolb T, Li S, Meinzer F, Pita P, Resco de Dios V, Sperry JS, Wolfe BT, Pacala S. 2017. Plant water potential improves prediction of empirical stomatal models PLoS One 12, e0185481. [article in pdf]

Resco de Dios V, Gessler A. 2017. Circadian regulation of photosynthesis and transpiration from genes to ecosystems. Environmental and Experimental Botany in press.

Resco de Dios V. 2017. Circadian regulation and diurnal variation in gas exchange. Plant Physiology 175: 3-4. [article in pdf]

Loik ME, Resco de Dios V, Smith R, Tissue DT. 2017. Relationships between climate-of-origin and photosynthetic responses to an episodic heat wave depend on growth [CO2] for Eucalyptus camaldulensis var. camaldulensis. Functional Plant Biology 44: 1053-1062

Soler Martin M, Bonet JA, Martínez de Aragón J, Voltas J, Coll L, Resco de Dios V. 2017. Crown bulk density and fuel moisture dynamics in Pinus pinaster stands are neither modified by thinning nor captured by the Forest Fire Weather Index. Annals of Forest Science 74: 51. [article in pdf]

Resco de Dios V, Gessler A, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Bahn M, del Castillo J, Devidal S, García-Muñoz S, Kayler Z, Landais D, Martín-Gómez P, Milcu A, Piel C, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Ravel O, Salekin S, Tissue DT, Tjoelker MG, Voltas J, Roy J. 2017. Does circadian regulation lead to optimal gas exchange? biorXiv doi: 10.1101/121368 [preprint in pdf]

Resco de Dios V, Gessler A, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Bahn M, del Castillo J, Devidal S, García-Muñoz S, Kayler Z, Landais D, Martín-Gómez P, Milcu A, Piel C, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Ravel O, Salekin S, Tissue DT, Tjoelker MG, Voltas J, Roy J. 2017. Circadian rhythms regulate the environmental responses of net CO2 exchange in bean and cotton canopies. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 239: 185-191.

Gessler A, Roy J, Kayler Z, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Bahn M, del Castillo J, Devidal S, García-Muñoz S, Landais D, Martín-Gomez P, Milcu A, Piel C, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Galiano L, Schaub M, Haeni M, Ravel O, Salekin S, Tissue DT, Tjoelker MG, Voltas J, Hoch G, Resco de Dios V. 2017. Night and day – Circadian regulation of night-time dark respiration and light-enhanced dark respiration in plant leaves and canopies. Environmental and Experimental Botany 137: 14-25.

García-Plazaola JI, Fernández-Marín B, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Hoch G, Landais D, Milcu A, Tissue DT, Voltas J, Gessler A, Roy J, Resco de Dios V. 2017. Endogenous circadian rhythms in pigment composition induce changes in photochemical efficiency in plant canopies. Plant, Cell & Environment 40: 1153-1162.

Díaz-Sierra R, Verwijmeren M, Rietkerk M, Resco de Dios V, Baudena M. 2017. A new family of standardized and symmetric indices for measuring the intensity and importance of plant neighbour effects. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8: 580-591. [article in pdf]

Resco de Dios V, Gessler A, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Bahn M, del Castillo J, Devidal S, García-Muñoz S, Kayler Z, Landais D, Martín-Gómez P, Milcu A, Piel C, Pirhofer-Walzl K, Ravel O, Salekin S, Tissue DT, Tjoelker MG, Voltas J, Roy J. 2016. Circadian rhythms have significant effects on leaf-to-canopy gas exchange under field conditions. GigaScience 5: 43. [article in pdf]

van Gorsel E, Wolf S, Isaac P, Cleverly J, Haverd V, Ewenz C, Arndt S, Beringer J, Resco de Dios V, et al. 2016. Carbon uptake and water use in woodlands and forests in southern Australia during an extreme heat wave event in the ‘Angry Summer’ of 2012/2013. Biogeosciences 13:5947-5964. [article in pdf]

Beringer J, Hutley LB, McHugh I, Arndt SK, Campbell D, Cleugh HA, Cleverly J, Resco de Dios V, et al. 2016. An introduction to the Australian and New Zealand flux tower network – OzFlux. Biogeosciences 13: 5895-5916. [article in pdf]

Boer MM, Bowman DMJS, Murphy BP, Cary GJ, Cochrane MA, Fensham RJ, Krawchuk MA, Price OF, Resco de Dios V, Williams RJ, Bradstock RA. 2016. Future changes in climatic water balance determine potential for transformational shifts in Australian fire regimes. Environmental Research Letters 11: 065002. [article in pdf]

Nolan RH, Boer MM, Resco de Dios V, Caccamo G, Bradstock RA. 2016. Large scale, dynamic transformations in fuel moisture drive wildfire activity across south-eastern Australia. Geophysical Research Letters 43: 4229–4238

Resco de Dios V, Mereed T, Ferrio JP, Tissue DT, Voltas V. 2016. Intra-specific variation in juvenile tree growth under elevated CO2 alone and with O3 – A meta-analysis. Tree Physiology 36: 682-693

- Featured in: Ainsworth EA. 2016. The importance of intraspecific variation in tree responses to elevated [CO2]: breeding and management of future forests. Tree Physiology 36: 679-681

Blackman CJ, Aspinwall MJ, Resco de Dios V, Smith R, Tissue DT. 2016. Leaf photosynthetic, economics and hydraulic traits are decoupled among genotypes of a widespread species of eucalypt grown under ambient and elevated CO2. Functional Ecology 30: 1491-1500

Nagy L, Resco de Dios V. 2016. Announcing the Grubb reviews. Plant Ecology & Diversity 9, 1 - Editorial. [article in pdf]

Resco de Dios V. 2016. When fire acts like an irrigation: competition release after burning enhances growth. Trees - Structure and Function 30: 579-580. - Editorial highlight.

Fardusi MJ, Ferrio JP, Comas C, Voltas J, Resco de Dios V, Serrano L. 2016. Intra-specific association between carbon isotope composition and productivity in woody plants: a meta-analysis. Plant Science 251: 110-118.

Shestakova TA, Gutierrez E, Kirdyanov AV, Camarero JJ, Génova M, Knorre A, Linares JC, Resco de Dios V, Sánchez-Salguero R, Voltas J. 2016. Forests synchronize their growth in contrasting Eurasian regions in response to climate warming. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 113: 662-667

Nolan RH, Resco de Dios V, Boer MM, Caccamo G, Goulden ML, Bradstock RA. 2016. Predicting dead fine fuel moisture at regional scales using vapour pressure deficit from MODIS and gridded weather data. Remote Sensing of Environment 174: 100-108

Resco de Dios V, Loik ME, Smith RA, Aspinwall MJ, Tissue DT. 2016. Genetic variation in circadian regulation of nocturnal stomatal conductance enhances carbon assimilation and growth. Plant Cell and Environment 39: 3-11

- Featured in: Sadok W. 2015. The circadian life of nocturnal water use: when late night decisions help improve your day. Plant Cell and Environment 39, 1-3.

Resco de Dios V, Roy J, Ferrio JP, Alday JG, Landais D, Milcu A, Gessler A. 2015. Processes driving nocturnal transpiration and implications for estimating land evapotranspiration. Scientific Reports 5: 10975

Lin Y-S, Medlyn BE, Duursma RA, Prentice IC, Wang H, Baig S, Eamus D, Resco de Dios V, et al. 2015. Optimal stomatal behaviour around the world. Nature Climate Change 5: 459-464

Resco de Dios V, Fellows A, Nolan R, Boer MM, Bradstock RA, Domingo F, Goulden ML. 2015. A semi-mechanistic model for predicting the moisture content of fine litter. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 203: 64-73

Karhu K, Dannenmann M, Kitzler B, Díaz-Pinés E, Tejedor J, Ramirez DA, Parra A, Resco de Dios V, Moreno JM, Rubio A, Guimaraes-Povoas L, Zechmeister-Boltenstern S, Butterbach-Bahl K, Ambus P. 2015. Fire increases the risk of higher soil N2O emissions from Mediterranean Macchia ecosystems. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 82: 44-51

Aspinwall MJ, Loik ME, Resco de Dios V, Tjoelker MG, Paxton P, Tissue DT. 2015. Utilizing intraspecific variation in phenotypic plasticity to bolster agricultural and forest productivity under climate change. Plant Cell and Environment 38: 1752-1764

Resco de Dios V, Weltzin JF, Sun W, Huxman TE, Williams DG. 2014. Transitions from grassland to savanna under drought through passive facilitation by grasses. Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 937-946

- Featured in: Wilson SD. 2014: Help from the dead: Facilitation during succession can start when neighbours die. Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 9178-918

Resco de Dios V. 2013. On the persistence of memory: soft clocks and terrestrial biosphere-atmosphere interactions. Plant Signaling & Behavior 8: e26964. doi: 10.4161/psb.26964

Resco de Dios V, Turnbull MH, Barbour MM, Ontedhu J, Ghannoum O, Tissue DT. 2013. Soil phosphorus and endogenous rhythms exert a larger impact than CO2 or temperature on nocturnal stomatal conductance in Eucalyptus tereticornis. Tree Physiology 33: 1206-1215

Blumenthal DM, Resco de Dios V, Morgan JA, Williams DG, LeCain DR, Hardy EM, Pendall E, Bladyka E. 2013. Invasive forb benefits from water savings by native plants and carbon fertilization under elevated CO2 and warming. New Phytologist 200: 1156-1165

- Featured in: NPR All things considered

Resco de Dios V, Díaz-Sierra R, Goulden ML, Barton CVM, Boer MM, Ferrio JP, Gessler A, Pfautsch S, Tissue DT. 2013. Woody clockworks: circadian regulation of nocturnal water use in Eucalyptus globulus. New Phytologist 200: 743-752

Resco de Dios V, Weltzin JF, Sun W, Huxman TE, Williams DG. 2012. Windows of opportunity for Prosopis velutina seedling establishment and encroachment in a semiarid grassland. Perspectives in Plant Ecology and Evolution 14: 275-282

Resco de Dios V, Goulden M, Ogle K, Richardson AD, Hollinger DY, Davidson EA, Alday JG, Barron-Gafford GA, Carrara A, Kowalski AS, Oechel WC, Reverter BR, Scott RL, Varner RK, Díaz-Sierra R, Moreno JM. 2012. Endogenous circadian regulation of carbon dioxide exchange in terrestrial ecosystems. Global Change Biology 18: 1956-1970

Ramírez DA, Parra A, Resco de Dios V, Moreno JM. 2012. Differences in morpho-physiological leaf traits reflect the response of growth to drought in a seeder but not in a resprouter Mediterranean species. Functional Plant Biology 39: 332-341

Parra A, Ramírez DA, Resco V, Velasco A, Moreno JM. 2012. Modifying rainfall patterns in a Mediterranean shrubland: System design, plant responses and experimental burning. International Journal of Biometeorology 56: 1033-1043

Sun W, Resco V, Williams DG. 2012. Environmental and physiological controls on the carbon isotope composition of CO2 respired by leaves and roots of a C3 woody legume (Prosopis velutina) and a C4 perennial grass (Sporobolus wrightii). Plant Cell and Environment 35: 567-577

Moreno JM, Zuazua E, Perez B, Luna B, Velasco A, Resco de Dios V. 2011. Rainfall patterns after fire diferentially affect the recruitment of three Mediterranean shrubs. Biogeosciences 8: 3731-3732

Reverter BR, Carrara A, Fernandez A, Gimeno C, Sanz MJ, Serrano-Ortiz P, Sánchez-Cañete EP, Domingo F, Resco V, Burba GG, Kowalski AS. 2011. Adjustments of annual NEE and ET for the open-path IRGA self-heating correction: magnitude and approximation over a climate range. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151: 1856-1861

Resco V, Ferrio, JP, Carreira JA, Calvo L, Casals P, Ferrero-Serrano A, Marcos E, Moreno JM, Ramírez DA, Sebastià MT, Valladares F, Williams DG. 2011. The stable isotope ecology of terrestrial plant succession. Plant Ecology and Diversity 4: 117-130

Sun W, Resco V, Williams DG. 2010. Nocturnal and seasonal patterns of carbon isotope composition of leaf dark-respired CO2 differs among dominant plant functional groups in a semiarid savanna. Oecologia 164: 297-310

Reverter B, Sánchez-Cañete EP, Resco V, Serrano-Ortiz P, Oyonarte C, Kowalski AS. 2010. Analyzing the major drivers of NEE in an alpine shrubland. Biogeosciences 7: 2601-2610

Resco V, Querejeta JI, Ogle K, Voltas J, Sebastià MT, Serrano-Ortiz P, Linares JC, Moreno-Gutiérrez C, Herrero A, Carreira JA, Torres-Cañabate P, Valladares F. 2010. Stable isotope views on ecosystem function: challenging or challenged. Biology Letters 6: 287-389

Sun W,Resco V, Williams DG. 2009. Diurnal and seasonal variation in the carbon isotope composition of leaf dark-respired CO2 in velvet mesquite (Prosopis velutina). Plant Cell & Environment 32: 1390-1400

Resco V, Hartwell J, Hall A. 2009. Ecological implications of plants ability to tell the time. Ecology Letters 12: 583-592

Resco V, Ewers BE, Sun W, Huxman TE, Weltzin JF, Williams DG. 2009. Drought-induced hydraulic limitations constrain leaf gas exchange recovery from drought after precipitation pulses in the C3 woody legume, Prosopis velutina. New Phytologist 181: 672-682

Resco V, Ignace DD, Sun W, Huxman TE, Weltzin JF, Williams DG. 2008. Chlorophyll fluorescence, predawn water potential and photosynthesis in precipitation pulse-driven ecosystems - implications for ecological studies. Functional Ecology 22: 479-483

原田茜, 吉田俊也, Resco de Dios V, 野口麻穂子, 河原輝彦. 2008. 北海道のササ掻き起こし地における施工後6-8年の高木性樹種の動態 (Growth and survival of tall tree seedlings 6-8 years after soil scarification in Hokkaido). 日本森林学会誌 (Journal of the Japanese Forestry Society) 90: 397-403

Resco V, Ferrero-Serrano A. 2008. Responses of microbial populations to pulses of precipitation in semiarid forests. In: Muñoz SI (Ed.) Ecology Research Progress. Nova Publishers.

Resco de Dios V, Colinas C, Fischer C. 2007. Climate change effects on Mediterranean forests and preventive measures. New Forests 33: 29-40

Ferrio JP, Resco V, Williams DG, Serrano L, Voltas J. 2005. Stable isotopes in arid and semiarid forest ecosystems. Forest Systems (formerly Investigación Agraria: Sistemas y Recursos Forestales) 14: 371-382

Resco de Dios V, Yoshida T, Iga Y. 2005. Effects of topsoil removal by soil-scarification on regeneration dynamics in mixed conifer-broadleaved forests of Japan. Forest Ecology and Management 215: 138-148

Resco V, Yoshida T, Noguchi M, Akibayashi Y. 2005. The role of domestic forest policy for conservation at international scale - An example of Japan. Electronic letter in response to: Mayer AL, Kauppi PE, Angelstam PK, Zhang Y, Tikka PM. Importing Timber, Exporting Ecological Impact. Science 3 June 2005.

Resco de Dios V. 2004. Dynamics and management of forests with multiple constraints in Spain. Eurasian Journal of Forest Research 7: 109-116.

Suominen O, Edenius L, Ericsson G, Resco de Dios V. 2003. Gastropod diversity in aspen stands in coastal northern Sweden. Forest Ecology and Management 175: 403-412, doi: 10.1016/S0378-1127(02)00142.