S. Sistla, S., S. Schaeffer, J. Schimel. Plant community regulates soil microbial response to freezing more strongly than the rate or intensity of the freezing process. In review.
Kramer, D., K. Stevens, N.E. Williams, S. Sistla, A. Roddy, G. Urquhart. Coastal livelihood transitions and their trans-ecosystem implications in a region undergoing rapid globalization. PLoS ONE 12(10): e0186683.
Hou, S.-L.., J.X. Yin, S. Sistla, J.J. Yang, Y. Sun, Y.Y. Li, X.T. Lü. Long-term mowing did not alter the impacts of nitrogen deposition on litter quality in a temperate steppe. Ecological Engineering 102:404-410.
Spasojevic, M., C. Bahlai, B. Bradley, B. Butterfield, M.N. Tuanmu, S. Sistla, R. Wiederholt, K. Suding. Scaling up the diversity–resilience relationship with trait databases and remote sensing data: the recovery of productivity after wildfire. Global Change Biology 22: 1421–1432. doi:10.1111/gcb.13174
Sistla, S., A. Appling, A. Lewandowska, B. Taylor, A. Wolf. Stoichiometric Flexibility in Response to Fertilization along Gradients of Environmental and Organismal Nutrient Richness. Oikos doi: 10.1111/oik.02385.
Sistla, S., E. Rastetter, J. Schimel. Responses of a tundra system to warming using SCAMPS: A stoichiometrically coupled, acclimating microbe-plant-soil model. Ecological Monographs 84 (1): 151 – 170.
Sistla, S. and J. Schimel. Seasonal patterns of microbial extracellular enzyme activities in an arctic tundra soil: Identifying direct and indirect effects of long-term summer warming. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 66: 119 – 129.
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Gutiérrez, N., S. Valencia, T. Branch, D. Agnew, A. Stern-Pirlot, A. Smith, C. Ninnes, R. Selden, J. Thorson, T. Essington, C. Costello, D. Hoggarth, P. Bianchi, S. Sistla, J. Cornejo, A. Larsen, S. Teck, O. Defeo, K. Sainsbury, R. Hilborn, K.. Baum, N. Williams. Eco-labels: A reliable indicator of stock status for seafood consumers. PLOS ONE 7(8): e43765.
Viola, D., E. Mordecai, A. Jaramillo, S. Sistla, L. Albertson, J. Gosnell, B. Cardinale, J. Levine. Competition-defense tradeoffs and the maintenance of plant diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 (40): 17217 – 17222.
Cebra-Thomas J., F. Tan, S. Sistla, E. Estes, G. Bender, C. Kim, P. Riccio, S. Gilbert. How the turtle forms its shell: A paracrine hypothesis of carapace formation. J. Experimental Zoology B: 558 – 569.
Book Chapters and other publications
von Wettberg, E., J. Ray-Mukherjee, N. D’Adesky, D. Nesbeth, S. Sistla. The Evolutionary Ecology and Genetics of Stress Resistance Syndrome (SRS) Traits: Revisiting Chapin, Autumn and Pugnaire (1993). In: Plant Ecology and Evolution in Harsh Environments, edited by: Rajakaruna, N., R. Boyd, T. Harris, NOVA Publishers.