Vanity of vanities

Kei Koba in CER, Kyoto University, Japan

papers to read

Climate warming enhances microbial network complexity and stability

Climate warming enhances microbial network complexity and stability Mengting Maggie Yuan, Xue Guo, Linwei Wu, Ya Zhang, Naijia Xiao, Daliang Ning, Zhou Shi, Xishu Zhou, Liyou Wu, Yunfeng Yang, James M. Tiedje & Jizhong Zhou Nature Climate …

Microbial Community Resilience across Ecosystems and Multiple Disturbances

Microbial Community Resilience across Ecosystems and Multiple Disturbances Laurent Philippot, Bryan S. Griffiths and Silke Langenheder Microbiol. Mol. Biol. Rev. mmbr.asm.org

Multiple‐trophic patterns of primary succession following retreat of a high‐elevation glacier

Multiple‐trophic patterns of primary succession following retreat of a high‐elevation glacier Weiming Hu, Steven K. Schmidt, Pacifica Sommers, John L. Darcy, Dorota L. Porazinska Ecosphere esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com

Potential virus-mediated nitrogen cycling in oxygen-depleted oceanic waters

Potential virus-mediated nitrogen cycling in oxygen-depleted oceanic waters M. Consuelo Gazitúa, Dean R. Vik, Simon Roux, Ann C. Gregory, Benjamin Bolduc, Brittany Widner, Margaret R. Mulholland, Steven J. Hallam, Osvaldo Ulloa & Matthew B…

Linking Bacterial-Fungal Relationships to Microbial Diversity and Soil Nutrient Cycling

Linking Bacterial-Fungal Relationships to Microbial Diversity and Soil Nutrient Cycling Shuo Jiao, Ziheng Peng, Jiejun Qi, Jiamin Gao and Gehong Wei mSystems

From Plants to Ants: Fungal Modification of Leaf Lipids for Nutrition and Communication in the Leaf-Cutter Ant Fungal Garden Ecosystem

From Plants to Ants: Fungal Modification of Leaf Lipids for Nutrition and Communication in the Leaf-Cutter Ant Fungal Garden Ecosystem Lily Khadempour, Jennifer E. Kyle, Bobbie-Jo M. Webb-Robertson, Carrie D. Nicora, Francesca B. Smith, Ri…

Environmental RNA: A Revolution in Ecological Resolution?

Environmental RNA: A Revolution in Ecological Resolution? Matthew C. Yates, Alison M. Derry, Melania E. Cristescu Trends in Ecology & Evolution www.sciencedirect.com

Alternative Biogeochemical States of River Pools Mediated by Hippo Use and Flow Variability

Alternative Biogeochemical States of River Pools Mediated by Hippo Use and Flow Variability Christopher L. Dutton, Amanda L. Subalusky, Stephen K. Hamilton, Ella C. Bayer, Laban Njoroge, Emma J. Rosi & David M. Post Ecosystems link.springe…

Source Switching Maintains Dissolved Organic Matter Chemostasis Across Discharge Levels in a Large Temperate River Network

Source Switching Maintains Dissolved Organic Matter Chemostasis Across Discharge Levels in a Large Temperate River Network J. D. Hosen, K. S. Aho, J. H. Fair, E. D. Kyzivat, S. Matt, J. Morrison, A. Stubbins, L. C. Weber, B. Yoon, P. A. Ra…

Legume–microbiome interactions unlock mineral nutrients in regrowing tropical forests

Legume–microbiome interactions unlock mineral nutrients in regrowing tropical forests Dimitar Z. Epihov, Kristin Saltonstall, Sarah A. Batterman, Lars O. Hedin, Jefferson S. Hall, Michiel van Breugel, Jonathan R. Leake, and David J. Beerli…

Omega-3/6 Imbalance Undermines Birds & Bees

Very interesting. www.vitalchoice.com

Aboveground herbivores drive stronger plant species-specific feedback than belowground fungi to regulate tree community assembly

Aboveground herbivores drive stronger plant species-specific feedback than belowground fungi to regulate tree community assembly Kohmei Kadowaki, Satoshi Yamamoto, Hirotoshi Sato, Akifumi S. Tanabe & Hirokazu Toju Oecologia link.springer.c…

Altitudinal differentiation in the leaf wax-mediated flowering bud protection against frost in a perennial Arabidopsis

Altitudinal differentiation in the leaf wax-mediated flowering bud protection against frost in a perennial Arabidopsis Genki Yumoto, Yuko Sasaki-Sekimoto, Biva Aryal, Hiroyuki Ohta & Hiroshi Kudoh Oecologia link.springer.com

Measuring nitrogen fixation by the acetylene reduction assay (ARA): is 3 the magic ratio?

Measuring nitrogen fixation by the acetylene reduction assay (ARA): is 3 the magic ratio? Fiona M. Soper, Camille Simon, Verena Jauss Biogeochemistry link.springer.com

Beyond nitrogen: phosphorus – estimating the minimum niche dimensionality for resource competition between phytoplankton

Beyond nitrogen: phosphorus – estimating the minimum niche dimensionality for resource competition between phytoplankton Peter Hofmann, Adam Clark, Petra Hoffmann, Antonis Chatzinotas, W. Stanley Harpole, Susanne Dunker Ecology Letters onl…

A Metabolic Perspective of Stochastic Community Assembly

A Metabolic Perspective of Stochastic Community Assembly Victor S. Saito, Daniel M. Perkins, Pavel Kratina Trends in Ecology & Evolution www.sciencedirect.com

Recovery of freshwater microbial communities after extreme rain events is mediated by cyclic succession

Recovery of freshwater microbial communities after extreme rain events is mediated by cyclic succession Tanja Shabarova, Michaela M. Salcher, Petr Porcal, Petr Znachor, Jiří Nedoma, Hans-Peter Grossart, Jaromír Seďa, Josef Hejzlar & Karel …

International Forum on Advanced Environmental Sciences and Technology (iFAST)

really, really nice. So helpful. I learned a lot from each lecture. Must see. www.ou.edu

Spatial heterogeneity in nitrification and soil exploration by trees favour source‐sink dynamics in a humid savanna: a modeling approach

Spatial heterogeneity in nitrification and soil exploration by trees favour source‐sink dynamics in a humid savanna: a modeling approach Sarah Konaré Simon Boudsocq Jacques Gignoux Jean‐Christophe Lata Xavier Raynaud Sébastien Barot Functi…

A method for characterizing dissolved DNA and its application to the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre

A method for characterizing dissolved DNA and its application to the North Pacific Subtropical Gyre Morgan D. Linney Christopher R. Schvarcz Grieg F. Steward Edward F. DeLong David M. Karl Limnology and Oceanography: Methods aslopubs.onlin…

Nitrogen and the food system

Nitrogen and the food system Geneviève S. Metson, Abhishek Chaudhary, Xin Zhang, Benjamin Houlton, Azusa Oita, Nandula Raghuram, Quentin D. Read, Lex Bouwman, Hanqin Tian, Aimable Uwizeye, Alison J. Eagle One Earth www.sciencedirect.com

Learning the Art of Instrument Troubleshooting

Must read Learning the Art of Instrument Troubleshooting isotopequeen.blogspot.com

Amino acids and amino sugars as indicators of the source and degradation state of sedimentary organic matter

Amino acids and amino sugars as indicators of the source and degradation state of sedimentary organic matter Jin-E Wei, Yan Chen, Jian Wang, Shi-Bo Yan, Hong-Hai Zhang, Gui-Peng Yang, Marine Chemistry www.sciencedirect.com

Time to act–assessing variations in qPCR analyses in biological nitrogen removal with examples from partial nitritation/anammox systems

Time to act–assessing variations in qPCR analyses in biological nitrogen removal with examples from partial nitritation/anammox systems Shelesh Agrawal, David G. Weissbrodt, Medini Annavajhala, Marlene Mark Jensen, Jose Maria Carvajal Arro…

Advances in the characterization and monitoring of natural organic matter using spectroscopic approaches

Advances in the characterization and monitoring of natural organic matter using spectroscopic approaches Wei Chen, Han-Qing Yu Water resarch www.sciencedirect.com

Hydroxylamine and the nitrogen cycle: A review

Hydroxylamine and the nitrogen cycle: A review Aina Soler-Jofra, Julio Pérez, Mark C.M. van Loosdrecht Water Research doi.org

Advances towards understanding long chain fatty acids-induced inhibition and overcoming strategies for efficient anaerobic digestion process

Advances towards understanding long chain fatty acids-induced inhibition and overcoming strategies for efficient anaerobic digestion process Mohamed Elsamadony, Alsayed Mostafa, Manabu Fujii, Ahmed Tawfik, Deepak Pant Water Research www.sc…

Potential foraminiferal nitrate transport in sediments in contact with oxic overlying water

Potential foraminiferal nitrate transport in sediments in contact with oxic overlying water Zhaomeng Xu Sumei Liu Xiaoyan Ning Limnology and Oceanography aslopubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com

Organic Matter Degradation across Ecosystem Boundaries: The Need for a Unified Conceptualization

Organic Matter Degradation across Ecosystem Boundaries: The Need for a Unified Conceptualization Dolly N. Kothawala, Anne M. Kellerman, Núria Catalán, Lars J. Tranvik Trends in Ecology & Evolution www.sciencedirect.com

Tracking, targeting, and conserving soil biodiversity

Tracking, targeting, and conserving soil biodiversity Carlos A. Guerra, Richard D. Bardgett, Lucrezia Caon, Thomas W. Crowther, Manuel Delgado-Baquerizo, Luca Montanarella, Laetitia M. Navarro, Alberto Orgiazzi, Brajesh K. Singh, Leho Tede…

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