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 revision.
Fawcett, S., S. Sistla, M. Dacosta-Calheiros, A. Kahraman, A. Reznicek, R. Rosenberg*, E. von Wettberg. Tracking microhabitat temperature variation with iButton dataloggers. In revision. * Undergraduate student co-author.
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.