Publications

2020

Plant hydraulics accentuates the effect of atmospheric moisture stress on transpiration
Liu, Y., M. Kumar, G.G. Katul, X. Feng, A.G. Konings  (2020). Plant hydraulics accentuates the effect of atmospheric moisture stress on transpiration. Nature Climate Change, 10, 691–695.

Forecasting semi-arid biome shifts in the anthropocene
Kulmatiski, A., K. Yu, S. Mackay, M. Holdrege, C. Staver, A.J. Parolari, Y. Liu, S. Majumder, A. Trugman (2020). Forecasting semi-arid biome shifts in the anthropocene, New Phytologist, 226(2): 351-361.

2019

Reduced resilience as an early warning signal of forest mortality
Liu, Y.,  M. Kumar, G. Katul, A. Porporato (2019). Reduced resilience as an early warning signal of forest mortality, Nature Climate Change, 9: 880-885.

A dynamic optimality principle for water use strategies explains isohydric to anisohydric plant responses to drought
Mrad, A., J.-C. Domec, S. Sevanto, Y. Liu, M. Nakad, G. Katul (2019). A dynamic optimality principle for water use strategies explains isohydric to anisohydric plant responses to drought, Frontiers in Forests and Global Change, 2(49).

2018

Using nested discretization for a detailed yet computationally efficient simulation of local hydrology in a distributed hydrologic model
Wang, D., Y. Liu, M. Kumar (2018). Using nested discretization for a detailed yet computationally efficient simulation of local hydrology in a distributed hydrologic model, Scientific Reports, 8(1):5785.

2017

Increasing atmospheric humidity and CO2 concentration alleviate forest mortality risk
Liu, Y., A.J. Parolari, M. Kumar, C. Huang, G. Katul, A. Porporato (2017). Increasing atmospheric humidity and CO2 concentration alleviate forest mortality risk, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(37): 9918-9923.

2016

Role of meteorological controls on interannual variations in wet‐period characteristics of wetlands
Liu, Y., M. Kumar (2016). Role of meteorological controls in interannual variations in wet-period characteristics of wetlands, Water Resources Research, 52(7): 5056-5074.

2015

Responses of Natural Vegetation Dynamics to Climate Drivers in China from 1982 to 2011
Liu, Y., H. Lei (2015). Responses of natural vegetation dynamics to climate drivers in China from 1982 to 2011, Remote Sensing, 7(8): 10243-10268.