Lab members in Bold


(68) Wu, G.; Guan, K.; Jiang, C.; Kimm, H.; Miao, G.; Bernacchi, C.J.; Moore, C.E., Ainsworth, E.A.; Yang, X.; Berry, J.A.; Frankenberg, C.; Chen, M. Attributing differences of solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence (SIF)-gross primary production (GPP) relationships between two C4 crops: corn and miscanthus, Agric. For. Meteorol. 2022, 323, 109046, ISSN 0168-1923,

(67) Zeng, Y.; Hao, D.; Huete, A.; Dechant, B.; Berry, J.; Chen, J.M.; Joiner, J.; Frankenberg, C.; Bond-Lamberty, B.; Ryu, Y.; Xiao, J.; Asrar, G.; Chen, M. Optical vegetation indices for monitoring terrestrial ecosystems globally. Nature Reviews Earth & Environment. 2022, Click to read

(66) Li, L.; Li, X.; Asrar, G.; Zhou, Y.; Chen, M.; Zeng, Y.; Li, X.; Li, F.; Luo, M.; Sapkota, A.; Hao, D. Detection and attribution of long-term and fine-scale changes in spring phenology over urban areas: A case study in New York State. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 2022, 110, 102815.

(65) Hao, D.; Zeng, Y.; Zhang, Z.; Zhang, Y.; Qiu, H.; Biriukova, K.; Celesti, M.; Rossini, M.; Zhu, P.; Asrar, G. R.; Chen, M. Adjusting Solar-Induced Fluorescence to Nadir-Viewing Provides a Better Proxy for GPP. ISPRS J. Photogramm. Remote Sens. 2022, 186, 157–169.

(64) Zeng, Y.; Chen, M.; Hao, D.; Damm, A.; Badgley, G.; Rascher, U.; Johnson, J. E.; Dechant, B.; Siegmann, B.; Ryu, Y.; Qiu, H.; Krieger, V.; Panigada, C.; Celesti, M.; Miglietta, F.; Yang, X.; Berry, J. A. Combining Near-Infrared Radiance of Vegetation and Fluorescence Spectroscopy to Detect Effects of Abiotic Changes and Stresses. Remote Sens. Environ. 2022, 270, 112856.

(63) Li, L.; Hao, D.; Li, X.; Chen, M.; Zhou, Y.; Jurgens, D.; Asrar, G.; Sapkota, A. Satellite-Based Phenology Products and in-Situ Pollen Dynamics: A Comparative Assessment. Environmental Research 2022, 204, 111937.


(62) Kimm, H.; Guan, K.; Jiang, C.; Miao, G.; Wu, G.; Suyker, A. E.; Ainsworth, E. A.; Bernacchi, C. J.; Montes, C. M.; Berry, J.; Yang, X.; Frankenberg, C.; Chen, M.; Koehler, P. A Physiological Signal Derived from Sun-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence Quantifies Crop Physiological Response to Environmental Stresses in the U.S. Corn Belt. Environ. Res. Lett. 2021.

(61) Cao, B.; Yu, L.; Li, X.; Chen, M.; Li, X.; Hao, P.; Gong, P. A 1-Km Global Cropland Dataset from 10000 BCE to 2100 CE. Earth System Science Data 2021, 13 (11), 5403–5421.

(60) Qiu, H.; Qi, J.; Lee, S.; Moglen, G. E.; McCarty, G. W.; Chen, M.; Zhang, X. Effects of Temporal Resolution of River Routing on Hydrologic Modeling and Aquatic Ecosystem Health Assessment with the SWAT Model. Environmental Modelling & Software 2021, 146, 105232.

(59)   Zeng, Y.; Hao, D.; Badgley, G.; Damm, A.; Rascher, U.; Ryu, Y.; Johnson, J.; Krieger, V.; Wu, S.; Qiu, H.; Liu, Y.; Berry, J. A.; Chen, M. Estimating Near-Infrared Reflectance of Vegetation from Hyperspectral Data. Remote Sensing of Environment 2021, 267, 112723.

(58) Wolf, J.; Chen, M.; Asrar, G. R. Global Rangeland Primary Production and Its Consumption by Livestock in 2000–2010. Remote Sensing 2021, 13 (17), 3430.

(57) Yang, X.; Xu, X.; Stovall, A.; Chen, M.; Lee, J.‐E. Recovery: Fast and Slow – vegetation response during the 2012‐2016 California Drought. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 126, e2020JG005976.

(56) Wang, X.; Wang, C.; Wu, J.; Miao, G.; Chen, M.; Chen, S.; Wang, S.; Guo, Z.; Wang, Z.; Wang, B.; Li, J.; Zhao Y.; Wu, X.; Zhao, C.; Lin, W.; Zhang, Y.; Liu, L.. Intermediate aerosol loading enhances photosynthetic activity of croplands. Geophysical Research Letters, 48, e2020GL091893.

(55) Wang, B.; Wang, Z.; Wang, C.; Wang, X.; Li, J.; Jia, Z.; Li, P.; Wu, J.; Chen, M.; Liu, L. Field evidence reveals conservative water use of poplar saplings under high aerosol conditions. J Ecol. 2021; 00: 1– 13.‐2745.13633

(54) Hao, D.; Asrar, G. R.; Zeng, Y.; Yang, X.; Li, X.; Xiao, J.; Guan, K.; Wen, J.; Xiao, Q.; Berry, J. A.; Chen, M. Potential of hotspot solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence for better tracking terrestrial photosynthesis. Global Change Biology. 2021,

(53) Hao, D.; Zeng, Y.; Qiu, H.; Biriukova, K.; Celesti, M.; Migliavacca, M.; Rossini, M.; Asrar, G. R.; Chen, M. Practical Approaches for Normalizing Directional Solar-Induced Fluorescence to a Standard Viewing Geometry. Remote Sens. Environ. 2021, 255, 112171.

(52) Yuan, K.; Zhu, Q.; Zheng, S.; Zhao, L.; Chen, M.; Riley, W. J.; Cai, X.; Ma, H.; Li, F.; Wu, H.; Chen, L. Deforestation Reshapes Land-Surface Energy-Flux Partitioning. Environ. Res. Lett. 2021.

(51) Liu, Y.; Chen, D.; Mouatadid, S.; Lu, X.; Chen, M.; Cheng, Y.; Xie, Z.; Jia, B.; Wu, H.; Gentine, P. Development of a Daily Multi-Layer Cropland Soil Moisture Dataset for China Using Machine Learning and Application to Cropping Patterns. J. Hydrometeorol. 2021, 22 (2).

(50) Wu, S.; Zeng, Y.; Hao, D.; Liu, Q.; Li, J.; Chen, X.; Asrar, G. R.; Yin, G.; Wen, J.; Yang, B.; Zhu, P.; Chen, M. Quantifying Leaf Optical Properties with Spectral Invariants Theory. Remote Sens. Environ. 2021, 253, 112131.


(49) Chen, M.; Caldeira, K. Climate Change as an Incentive for Future Human Migration. Earth Syst. Dyn. 2020, 11 (4), 875–883.

(48) Chen, M.; Vernon, C. R.; Graham, N. T.; Hejazi, M.; Huang, M.; Cheng, Y.; Calvin, K. Global Land Use for 2015–2100 at 0.05° Resolution under Diverse Socioeconomic and Climate Scenarios. Sci. Data 2020, 7 (1), 320.

(47) Cheng, Y.; Huang, M.; Chen, M.; Guan, K.; Bernacchi, C.; Peng, B.; Tan, Z. Parameterizing Perennial Bioenergy Crops in Version 5 of the Community Land Model Based on Site-Level Observations in the Central Midwestern United States. J. Adv. Model. Earth Syst. 2020, 12 (1), e2019MS001719.

(46) Graham, N. T.; Hejazi, M. I.; Chen, M.; Davies, E. G. R.; Edmonds, J. A.; Kim, S. H.; Turner, S. W. D.; Li, X.; Vernon, C. R.; Calvin, K.; Miralles-Wilhelm, F.; Clarke, L.; Kyle, P.; Link, R.; Patel, P.; Snyder, A. C.; Wise, M. A. Humans Drive Future Water Scarcity Changes across All Shared Socioeconomic Pathways. Environ. Res. Lett. 2020, 15 (1), 014007.

(45) Hao, D.; Asrar, G. R.; Zeng, Y.; Zhu, Q.; Wen, J.; Xiao, Q.; Chen, M. DSCOVR/EPIC-Derived Global Hourly and Daily Downward Shortwave and Photosynthetically Active Radiation Data at 0.1° × 0.1° Resolution. Earth Syst. Sci. Data 2020, 12 (3), 2209–2221.

(44) Ito, A.; Reyer, C. P. O.; Gädeke, A.; Ciais, P.; Chang, J.; Chen, M.; François, L.; Forrest, M.; Hickler, T.; Ostberg, S.; Shi, H.; Thiery, W.; Tian, H. Pronounced and Unavoidable Impacts of Low-End Global Warming on Northern High-Latitude Land Ecosystems. Environ. Res. Lett. 2020, 15 (4), 044006.

(43) Wang, J.; Yang, D.; Detto, M.; Nelson, B. W.; Chen, M.; Guan, K.; Wu, S.; Yan, Z.; Wu, J. Multi-Scale Integration of Satellite Remote Sensing Improves Characterization of Dry-Season Green-up in an Amazon Tropical Evergreen Forest. Remote Sens. Environ. 2020, 246, 111865.

(42) Wang, C.; Guan, K.; Peng, B.; Chen, M.; Jiang, C.; Zeng, Y.; Wu, G.; Wang, S.; Wu, J.; Yang, X.; Frankenberg, C.; Köhler, P.; Berry, J.; Bernacchi, C.; Zhu, K.; Alden, C.; Miao, G. Satellite Footprint Data from OCO-2 and TROPOMI Reveal Significant Spatio-Temporal and Inter-Vegetation Type Variabilities of Solar-Induced Fluorescence Yield in the U.S. Midwest. Remote Sens. Environ. 2020, 241, 111728.

(41) Weber, M.; Hao, D.; Asrar, G. R.; Zhou, Y.; Li, X.; Chen, M. Exploring the Use of DSCOVR/EPIC Satellite Observations to Monitor Vegetation Phenology. Remote Sens. 2020, 12 (15), 2384.

(40) Wu, G.; Guan, K.; Jiang, C.; Peng, B.; Kimm, H.; Chen, M.; Yang, X.; Wang, S.; Suyker, A. E.; Bernacchi, C. J.; Moore, C. E.; Zeng, Y.; Berry, J. A.; Cendrero-Mateo, M. P. Radiance-Based NIRv as a Proxy for GPP of Corn and Soybean. Environ. Res. Lett. 2020, 15 (3), 034009.

(39) Zeng, Y.; Badgley, G.; Chen, M.; Li, J.; Anderegg, L. D. L.; Kornfeld, A.; Liu, Q.; Xu, B.; Yang, B.; Yan, K.; Berry, J. A. A Radiative Transfer Model for Solar Induced Fluorescence Using Spectral Invariants Theory. Remote Sens. Environ. 2020, 240, 111678.

(38) Zeng, Y.; Li, J.; Liu, Q.; Huete, A. R.; Xu, B.; Yin, G.; Fan, W.; Ouyang, Y.; Yan, K.; Hao, D.; Chen, M. A Radiative Transfer Model for Patchy Landscapes Based on Stochastic Radiative Transfer Theory. IEEE Trans. Geosci. Remote Sens. 2020, 58 (4), 2571–2589.


(37) Bond-Lamberty, B.; Dorheim, K.; Cui, R.; Horowitz, R.; Snyder, A.; Calvin, K.; Feng, L.; Hoesly, R.; Horing, J.; Kyle, G. P.; Link, R.; Patel, P.; Roney, C.; Staniszewski, A.; Turner, S.; Chen, M.; Feijoo, F.; Hartin, C.; Hejazi, M.; Iyer, G.; Kim, S.; Liu, Y.; Lynch, C.; McJeon, H.; Smith, S.; Waldhoff, S.; Wise, M.; Clarke, L. Gcamdata: An R Package for Preparation, Synthesis, and Tracking of Input Data for the GCAM Integrated Human-Earth Systems Model. J. Open Res. Softw. 2019, 7 (1), 6.

(36) Chen, M.; Vernon, C. R.; Huang, M.; Calvin, K. V.; Kraucunas, I. P. Calibration and Analysis of the Uncertainty in Downscaling Global Land Use and Land Cover Projections from GCAM Using Demeter (v1.0.0). Geosci. Model Dev. 2019, 12 (5), 1753–1764.

(35) Hao, D.; Asrar, G. R.; Zeng, Y.; Zhu, Q.; Wen, J.; Xiao, Q.; Chen, M. Estimating Hourly Land Surface Downward Shortwave and Photosynthetically Active Radiation from DSCOVR/EPIC Observations. Remote Sens. Environ. 2019, 232, 111320.

(34) Huang, Z.; Hejazi, M.; Tang, Q.; Vernon, C. R.; Liu, Y.; Chen, M.; Calvin, K. Global Agricultural Green and Blue Water Consumption under Future Climate and Land Use Changes. J. Hydrol. 2019, 574, 242–256.

(33) Zeng, Y.; Badgley, G.; Dechant, B.; Ryu, Y.; Chen, M.; Berry, J. A. A Practical Approach for Estimating the Escape Ratio of Near-Infrared Solar-Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence. Remote Sens. Environ. 2019, 232, 111209.


(32) Bond-Lamberty, B.; Bailey, V. L.; Chen, M.; Gough, C. M.; Vargas, R. Globally Rising Soil Heterotrophic Respiration over Recent Decades. Nature 2018, 560 (7716), 80–83.

(31) Guan, K.; Good, S. P.; Caylor, K. K.; Medvigy, D.; Pan, M.; Wood, E. F.; Sato, H.; Biasutti, M.; Chen, M.; Ahlström, A.; Xu, X. Simulated Sensitivity of African Terrestrial Ecosystem Photosynthesis to Rainfall Frequency, Intensity, and Rainy Season Length. Environ. Res. Lett. 2018, 13 (2), 025013.

(30) Peng, B.; Guan, K.; Chen, M.; Lawrence, D. M.; Pokhrel, Y.; Suyker, A.; Arkebauer, T.; Lu, Y. Improving Maize Growth Processes in the Community Land Model: Implementation and Evaluation. Agric. For. Meteorol. 2018, 250–251, 64–89.

(29) Richardson, A. D.; Hufkens, K.; Milliman, T.; Aubrecht, D. M.; Chen, M.; Gray, J. M.; Johnston, M. R.; Keenan, T. F.; Klosterman, S. T.; Kosmala, M.; Melaas, E. K.; Friedl, M. A.; Frolking, S. Tracking Vegetation Phenology across Diverse North American Biomes Using PhenoCam Imagery. Sci. Data 2018, 5 (1), 180028.

(28) Sihi, D.; Davidson, E. A.; Chen, M.; Savage, K. E.; Richardson, A. D.; Keenan, T. F.; Hollinger, D. Y. Merging a Mechanistic Enzymatic Model of Soil Heterotrophic Respiration into an Ecosystem Model in Two AmeriFlux Sites of Northeastern USA. Agric. For. Meteorol. 2018, 252, 155–166.

(27) Vernon, C. R.; Page, Y. L.; Chen, M.; Huang, M.; Calvin, K. V.; Kraucunas, I. P.; Braun, C. J. Demeter – A Land Use and Land Cover Change Disaggregation Model. J. Open Res. Softw. 2018, 6 (1), 15.

(26) Wang, X.; Wu, J.; Chen, M.; Xu, X.; Wang, Z.; Wang, B.; Wang, C.; Piao, S.; Lin, W.; Miao, G.; Deng, M.; Qiao, C.; Wang, J.; Xu, S.; Liu, L. Field Evidences for the Positive Effects of Aerosols on Tree Growth. Glob. Change Biol. 2018, 24 (10), 4983–4992.


(25) Chen, M.; Rafique, R.; Asrar, G. R.; Bond-Lamberty, B.; Ciais, P.; Zhao, F.; Reyer, C. P. O.; Ostberg, S.; Chang, J.; Ito, A.; Yang, J.; Zeng, N.; Kalnay, E.; West, T.; Leng, G.; Francois, L.; Munhoven, G.; Henrot, A.; Tian, H.; Pan, S.; Nishina, K.; Viovy, N.; Morfopoulos, C.; Betts, R.; Schaphoff, S.; Steinkamp, J.; Hickler, T. Regional Contribution to Variability and Trends of Global Gross Primary Productivity. Environ. Res. Lett. 2017, 12 (10), 105005.

(24) Lu, X.; Chen, M.; Liu, Y.; Miralles, D. G.; Wang, F. Enhanced Water Use Efficiency in Global Terrestrial Ecosystems under Increasing Aerosol Loadings. Agric. For. Meteorol. 2017, 237–238, 39–49.

(23) Wu, J.; Serbin, S. P.; Xu, X.; Albert, L. P.; Chen, M.; Meng, R.; Saleska, S. R.; Rogers, A. The Phenology of Leaf Quality and Its Within-Canopy Variation Is Essential for Accurate Modeling of Photosynthesis in Tropical Evergreen Forests. Glob. Change Biol. 2017, 23 (11), 4814–4827.

2016 and before

(22) Carbone, M. S.; Richardson, A. D.; Chen, M.; Davidson, E. A.; Hughes, H.; Savage, K. E.; Hollinger, D. Y. Constrained Partitioning of Autotrophic and Heterotrophic Respiration Reduces Model Uncertainties of Forest Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes but Not Stocks. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosciences 2016, 121 (9), 2476–2492.

(21) Chen, M.; Melaas, E. K.; Gray, J. M.; Friedl, M. A.; Richardson, A. D. A New Seasonal-Deciduous Spring Phenology Submodel in the Community Land Model 4.5: Impacts on Carbon and Water Cycling under Future Climate Scenarios. Glob. Change Biol. 2016, 22 (11), 3675–3688.

(20) Liu, S.; Chen, M.*; Zhuang, Q. Direct Radiative Effects of Tropospheric Aerosols on Changes of Global Surface Soil Moisture. Clim. Change 2016, 136 (2), 175–187.

(19) Liu, S.; Zhuang, Q.; Chen, M.; Gu, L. Quantifying Spatially and Temporally Explicit CO2 Fertilization Effects on Global Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Dynamics. Ecosphere 2016, 7 (7), e01391.

(18) Jin, Z.; Zhuang, Q.; Dukes, J. S.; He, J.-S.; Sokolov, A. P.; Chen, M.; Zhang, T.; Luo, T. Temporal Variability in the Thermal Requirements for Vegetation Phenology on the Tibetan Plateau and Its Implications for Carbon Dynamics. Clim. Change 2016, 138 (3), 617–632.

(17) Chen, M.; Zhuang, Q. Evaluating Aerosol Direct Radiative Effects on Global Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Dynamics from 2003 to 2010. Tellus B Chem. Phys. Meteorol. 2014, 66 (1), 21808.

(16) Chen, M.; Zhuang, Q.; He, Y. An Efficient Method of Estimating Downward Solar Radiation Based on the MODIS Observations for the Use of Land Surface Modeling. Remote Sens. 2014, 6 (8), 7136–7157.

(15) Liu, S.; Chen, M.*; Zhuang, Q. Aerosol Effects on Global Land Surface Energy Fluxes during 2003–2010. Geophys. Res. Lett. 2014, 41 (22), 7875–7881.

(14) Hayes, D. J.; Kicklighter, D. W.; McGuire, A. D.; Chen, M.; Zhuang, Q.; Yuan, F.; Melillo, J. M.; Wullschleger, S. D. The Impacts of Recent Permafrost Thaw on Land–Atmosphere Greenhouse Gas Exchange. Environ. Res. Lett. 2014, 9 (4), 045005.

(13) He, Y.; Zhuang, Q.; McGuire, A. D.; Liu, Y.; Chen, M. Alternative Ways of Using Field-Based Estimates to Calibrate Ecosystem Models and Their Implications for Carbon Cycle Studies. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosciences 2013, 118 (3), 983–993.

(12) Chen, M.; Zhuang, Q. Modelling Temperature Acclimation Effects on the Carbon Dynamics of Forest Ecosystems in the Conterminous United States. Tellus B Chem. Phys. Meteorol. 2013, 65 (1), 19156.

(11) Zhuang, Q.; Qin, Z.; Chen, M. Biofuel, Land and Water: Maize, Switchgrass or Miscanthus ? Environ. Res. Lett. 2013, 8 (1), 015020.

(10) Zhuang, Q.; Chen, M.; Xu, K.; Tang, J.; Saikawa, E.; Lu, Y.; Melillo, J. M.; Prinn, R. G.; McGuire, A. D. Response of Global Soil Consumption of Atmospheric Methane to Changes in Atmospheric Climate and Nitrogen Deposition. Glob. Biogeochem. Cycles 2013, 27 (3), 650–663.

(9) Liu, Y.; Zhuang, Q.; Chen, M.; Pan, Z.; Tchebakova, N.; Sokolov, A.; Kicklighter, D.; Melillo, J.; Sirin, A.; Zhou, G.; He, Y.; Chen, J.; Bowling, L.; Miralles, D.; Parfenova, E. Response of Evapotranspiration and Water Availability to Changing Climate and Land Cover on the Mongolian Plateau during the 21st Century. Glob. Planet. Change 2013, 108, 85–99.

(8) Chen, M.; Zhuang, Q. Spatially Explicit Parameterization of a Terrestrial Ecosystem Model and Its Application to the Quantification of Carbon Dynamics of Forest Ecosystems in the Conterminous United States. Earth Interact. 2012, 16 (5), 1–22.

(7) Qin, Z.; Zhuang, Q.; Chen, M. Impacts of Land Use Change Due to Biofuel Crops on Carbon Balance, Bioenergy Production, and Agricultural Yield, in the Conterminous United States. GCB Bioenergy 2012, 4 (3), 277–288.

(6) Zhuang, Q.; Lu, Y.; Chen, M. An Inventory of Global N2O Emissions from the Soils of Natural Terrestrial Ecosystems. Atmos. Environ. 2012, 47, 66–75.

(5) Zhu, X.; Zhuang, Q.; Chen, M.; Sirin, A.; Melillo, J.; Kicklighter, D.; Sokolov, A.; Song, L. Rising Methane Emissions in Response to Climate Change in Northern Eurasia during the 21st Century. Environ. Res. Lett. 2011, 6 (4), 045211.

(4) Chen, M.; Zhuang, Q.; Cook, D. R.; Coulter, R.; Pekour, M.; Scott, R. L.; Munger, J. W.; Bible, K. Quantification of Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Dynamics in the Conterminous United States Combining a Process-Based Biogeochemical Model and MODIS and AmeriFlux Data. Biogeosciences 2011, 8 (9), 2665–2688.

(3) Mcguire, A. D.; Hayes, D. J.; Kicklighter, D. W.; Manizza, M.; Zhuang, Q.; Chen, M.; Follows, M. J.; Gurney, K. R.; Mcclelland, J. W.; Melillo, J. M.; Peterson, B. J.; Prinn, R. G. An Analysis of the Carbon Balance of the Arctic Basin from 1997 to 2006. Tellus B Chem. Phys. Meteorol. 2010, 62 (5), 455–474.

(2) Huang, H.; Chen, M.; Liu, Q.; Liu, Q.; Zhang, Y.; Zhao, L.; Qin, W. A Realistic Structure Model for Large-Scale Surface Leaving Radiance Simulation of Forest Canopy and Accuracy Assessment. Int. J. Remote Sens. 2009, 30 (20), 5421–5439.

(1) Chen, M; Jiang, Y.; Xi, X; Liu, Z. Application of Kernel Independent Component Analysis in Image Processing. Application Research of Computers. 2008. doi:cnki:sun:jsyj.02008-01-097 (In Chinese with English Abstract)