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207. Franco, A., M. A. Knox, W. Andriuzzi, C. Tomasel, O. E. Sala, and D. H. Wall. 2017. Nematode exclusion and recolonization in experimental soil microcosms. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 108: 78-83. PDF

206. Knapp, A. K., M. L. Avolio, C. Beier, C. J. Carroll, S. L. Collins, J. S. Dukes, L. H. Fraser, R. J. Griffin‐Nolan, D. L. Hoover, and A. Jentsch. 2017. Pushing precipitation to the extremes in distributed experiments: recommendations for simulating wet and dry years. Global Change Biology. in press doi: 10.1111/gcb.13504 PDF

205. Sala, O. E., L. Yahdjian, K. M. Havstad, and M. R. Aguiar. 2017. Ecosystem Services in Rangelands: Nature’s supply and Humans’ demand. Pages 467-489. in D. D. Briske, editor. Rangeland Systems: Process, Management and Challenges. Springer Verlag, New York. PDF

204. Sala, O. E., L. Vivanco, and P. Flombaum. 2017. Grassland Communities and Ecosystems.in S. A. Levin, editor. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity Elsevier, New York. PDF

203. Flombaum, P., L. Yahdjian, and O. E. Sala. 2017. Global‐change drivers of ecosystem functioning modulated by natural variability and saturating responses. Global Change Biology 23: 503-511. PDF

202. Sala, O. E. 2016. How Scientists Can Help End the Land-Use Conflict. Bioscience 66: (11): 915. PDF

201. McKenna, O. and O. E. Sala. 2016. Biophysical controls over concentration and depth distribution of soil organic carbon and nitrogen in desert playas. Journal of Geophysical Research. Biogeosciences 121: 3019-3029. PDF

200. Estiarte, M., S. Vicca, J. Peñuelas, M. Bahn, C. Beier, B. Emmett, P. Fay, P. Hanson, R. Hasibeder, J. Kigel, G. Kröel-Dulay, K. Larsen, E. lellei-Kovács, J. Limousin, R. Ogaya, J. Ourcival, S. Reinsch, O.E. Sala, I. Schmidt, M. Sternberg, K. Tielbörger, A. Tietema, and I. Janssens. 2016. Few multi-year precipitation-reduction experiments find a shift in the productivity-precipitation relationship. Global Change Biology 22: 2570-2581. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13269 PDF

199. Gherardi, L., and O.E. Sala. 2015. Enhanced interannual precipitation variability increases plant functional diversity that in turn ameliorates negative impact on productivity. Ecology Letters 18: 1293-1300. PDF

198. Gherardi, L., and O.E. Sala. 2015. Enhanced precipitation variability decreases grass- and increases shrub-productivity. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences 112 (41): 12735-12740. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1506433112 PDF

197. Knapp, A. K., D. L. Hoover, K. Wilcox, M. Avolio, S. Koerner, K. La Pierre, M. Loik, Y. Luo, O. E. Sala, and M. D. Smith. 2015. Characterizing differences in precipitation regimes of extreme wet and dry years: Implications for climate change experiments. Global Change Biology (2015) 21, 2624–2633. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12888 PDF

196. Sala, O. E., L. Gherardi, and D. P. C. Peters. 2015. Enhanced Precipitation Variability Effects on Water Losses and Ecosystem Functioning: Differential Response of Arid and Mesic Regions. Climatic Change (2015) 131:213–227. doi: 10.1007/s10584-015-1389-z. PDF

195. Scheffer, M., J. Bascompte, T. Bjordam, S. Carpenter, L. B. Clarke, C. Folke, P. Marquet, N. M. Mazzeo, M., O. E. Sala, and F. Westley. 2015. Dual Thinking for Scientists. Ecology and Society 20(2): 3. doi.org/10.5751/ES-07434-200203 PDF

194. Vandegehuchte, M. L., Z. A. Sylvain, L. G. Reichmann, C. Milano de Tomasel, U. N. Nielsen, D. H. Wall, and O. E. Sala. 2015. Responses of a desert nematode community to changes in water availability. Ecosphere 6(3):44. http://dx.
doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00319.1 PDF

193. Yahdjian, L., O. E. Sala, and K. M. Havstad. 2015. Rangeland ecosystem services: shifting focus from supply to reconciling supply and demand. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13:44-51. PDF

192. Monger, C., O. E. Sala, M. Duniway, H. Goldfus, I. Meir, R. M. Poch, H. Throop, and E. R. Vivoni. 2015. Legacy effects in linked ecological-soil-geomorphic systems of drylands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13:13-19. PDF

191. Peters, D. P. C., K. M. Havstad, S. Archer, and O. E. Sala. 2015. Beyond desertification: new paradigms for dryland landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13:4-12. PDF

190. Sala, O.E. and F.T. Maestre. 2014. Grass-woodland transitions: Determinants and consequences for ecosystem functioning and provisioning of services. Journal of Ecology 102:1357-1362. PDF

189. Anadón, J. D., O. E. Sala, and F. T. Maestre. 2014. Climate change will increase savannas at the expense of forests and treeless vegetation in tropical and subtropical Americas. Journal of Ecology 102: 1363-1373. PDF

188. Jobbágy, E. and O. E. Sala. 2014. The imprint of crop-choice on global nutrient needs. Environmental Research Letters 9 084014. PDF

187. Anadón, J. D., O. E. Sala, B. L. Turner, and E. M. Bennett. 2014. The effect of woody plant encroachment on livestock production: A comparison of North and South America. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences 111 (35): 1294812953. PDF

186. Reichmann, L. G. and O. E. Sala. 2014. Differential sensitivities of grassland structural components to changes in precipitation mediate productivity response in a desert ecosystem. Functional Ecology doi: 10.1111/1365-2435. PDF

185. Sylvain, Z. A., D. H. Wall, K. L. Cherwin, D. P. C. Peter, L. G. Reichmann, and O. E. Sala. 2014. Soil animal responses to moisture availability are largely scale, not ecosystem dependent: Insight from a cross-site study. Global Change Biology 20: 2631-2643. PDF

184. Yahdjian, L., L. Gherardi, and O.E. Sala. 2014. Grasses have larger response than shrubs to increased nitrogen availability: A fertilization experiment in the Patagonian steppe. Journal of Arid Environments 102: 17-20. PDF

183. Herrick, J. E., O. E. Sala, and J. W. Karl. 2013. Land degradation and climate change: a sin of omission? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11:283-283. PDF

182. Flombaum, P., O. E. Sala, and E. B. Rastetter. 2013. Interactions among resource partitioning, sampling effect, and facilitation on the biodiversity effect: a modeling approach. Oecologia doi:10.1007/s00442-013-2775-8 PDF

181. Gherardi, L. A., O. E. Sala, and L. Yahdjian. 2013. Preference for different inorganic-nitrogen forms among plant-functional types and species of the Patagonian steppe. Oecologia 173: 1075-1081. PDF

180. Gherardi, L. and O. E. Sala. 2013. Automated rainfall manipulation system: A reliable and inexpensive tool for ecologists. Ecosphere 4 (2): art 18. PDF

179. Sala, O. E., L. Vivanco, and P. Flombaum. Grassland Ecosystems. 2013. Vol 4 Pages 1-7 in S. A. Levin, editor. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Second Edition). Academic Press. PDF

178. Peters, D. P. C., S. A. Archer, B. T. Bestelmeyer, M. L. Brooks, J. R. Brown, A. C. Comrie, H. R. Gimblett, J. H. Goldstein, K. M. Havstad, L. López-Hoffman, H. C. Monger, G. S. Okin, A. Rango, O. E. Sala, E. R. Vivoni, and C. E. Tweedie. Desertification of rangelands. Pages 239-258 in T. R. Seastedt and Suding K.N., editors. 2013. Ecosystem Functions and Services. Elsevier. PDF

177. Reichmann, L. G., O. E. Sala, and D. P. C. Peters. 2013. Water controls on nitrogen transformations and stocks in an arid ecosystem. Ecosphere. 4(1):11. PDF

176. Reichmann, L. G., O. E. Sala, and D. P. C. Peters. 2013. Precipitation legacies in desert-grassland primary production occur through previous-year tiller density. Ecology 94: 435-443 PDF

175. Sala, O. E., L. Gherardi, L. Reichmann, E. Jobbágy, and D. Peters. 2012. Legacies of precipitation fluctuations on primary production: Theory and data synthesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 367: 3135-3144. PDFAccess the recommendation on F1000Prime

174. Schwartz, M. W., J. J. Hellmann, J. M. McLachlan, D.F. Sax, J. O. Borevitz, J. Brennan, A. E. Camacho, G. Ceballos, J. R. Clark, H. Doremus, R. Early, J. R. Etterson, D. Fielder, J. L. Gill, P. Gonzalez, N. Green, L. Hannah, D. W. Jamieson, D. Javeline, B. A. Minteer, J. Odenbaugh, S. Polasky, D. M. Richardson, T. L. Root, H. D. Safford, O. E. Sala, S. H. Schneider, A. R. Thompson, J. W. Williams, M. Vellend, P. Vitt, and S. Zellmer. 2012. Managed Relocation: integrating the scientific, regulatory and ethical challenges Bioscience 62:732-743. PDF

173. Yao, J., O. E. Sala, and D. Peters. 2012. Cross-site studies “by design”: Experiments and observations that provide new insights.in D. P. C. Peters, C. Laney, A. Lugo, S. Collins, C. Driscoll, P. Groffman, J. Grove, A. Knapp, T. Kratz, M. Ohman, R. Waide, and J. Yao, editors. Long-Term Trends in Ecological Systems: A Basis for Understanding Responses to Global Change. USDA Agricultural Research Service, Washington, DC, USA. In Press.

172. Sala, O. E., R. A. Golluscio, W. K. Lauenroth, and P. A. Roset. 2012. Contrasting Nutrient-Capture Strategies in Shrubs and Grasses of a Patagonian Arid Ecosystem. Journal of Arid Environments 82: 130-135. PDF

171. Peters, D. P. C., J. Yao, O. E. Sala, and J. Anderson. 2012. Directional Climate Change and Potential Reversal of Desertification in Arid and Semiarid Ecosystems. Global Change Biology 18-151-163. PDF

170. Flombaum, P. and O. E. Sala. 2012. Effects of plant species traits on ecosystem processes: Experiments in the Patagonian steppe. Ecology 93 (2): 227-234. PDF

169. Throop, H., L. Reichmann, O. E. Sala, and S. Archer. 2012. Response of dominant grass and shrub species to water manipulation: An ecophysiological basis for shrub invasion in a Chihuahuan Desert Grassland. Oecologia 169:373-383. PDF

168. Montti, L., P. I. Campanello, M. G. Gatti, C. Blundo, A. T. Austin, O. E. Sala, and G. Goldstein. 2011. Understory bamboo flowering provides a very narrow light window of opportunity for canopy-tree recruitment in a neotropical forest of Misiones, Argentina. Forest Ecology and Management. 262:1360-1369. PDF

167. Yahdjian, L., L. Gherardi, and O. E. Sala. 2011. Nitrogen limitation in arid-subhumid ecosystems: A meta-analysis of fertilization studies. Journal Arid Environments 75:675-680. PDF

166. Yahdjian, L. and O. E. Sala. 2011. El Futuro de los Pastizales Sudamericanos. Interciencia 36 (2): 153-159.PDF

165. Flombaum, P. and O. E. Sala. 2011. Efectos de la biodiversidad sobre el funcionamiento de los ecosistemas. Pages 49-62. In J.A. Simonetti and R. Dirzo, editors. Conservación Biológica: Perspectivas desde América Latina. Editorial Universitaria, Universidad de Chile, Santiago. PDF

164. Yahdjian, L. and O. E. Sala. 2010. Size of Precipitation Pulses Controls Nitrogen Transformations and Losses in an Arid Patagonian Steppe. Ecosystems 13:575-585. PDF

163. Richardson, D. M., J. Hellmann, J. McLachlan, D. Sax, M. Schwartz, J. Brennan, P. Gonzalez, T. Root, O. E. Sala, S. Schneider, D. Ashe, A. Camacho, J. Rappaport Clark, R. Early, J. Etterson, D. Fielder, J. Gill, B. Minteer, S. Polasky, H. Safford, A. Thompson, and M. Vellend. 2009. Multidimensional evaluation of managed relocation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 9721-9724. PDF

162. Downs, M., and O. E. Sala. 2009. Grasslands.Pages 614-618 in S. A. Levin, editor. The Princeton Guide to Ecology. Princeton University Press, Princeton. PDF

161. Zaller, J. G., Caldwell MM, Flint SD, Ballaré C, Scopel A, and O. E. Sala. 2009. Solar UV-B and warming affect decomposition and earthworms in a fen ecosystem in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Global Change Biology 15:2493-2502. PDF

160. Golluscio, R. A., A. Austin, G. C. García Martínez, M. Gonzalez-Polo, O. E. Sala, and R. B. Jackson. 2009. Sheep grazing decreases organic carbon and nitrogen pools in the Patagonian steppe: combination of direct and indirect effects. Ecosystems 12:686-697. PDF

159. Marchesini, V. A., O. E. Sala, and A. T. Austin. 2009. Ecological consequences of a massive flowering event of bamboo (Chusquea culeou) in a temperate forest of Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Vegetation Science 20:424-432. PDF

158. Sala, O. E., D. Sax, and H. Leslie. 2009. Biodiversity Consequences of Increased Biofuel production. Pages 127-137 in R. W. Howarth and S. Bringezu, editors. Biofuels: Environmental Consequences and Interactions with Changing Land Use. Cornell University Press, Ithaca. PDF

157. Howarth, R. W., S. Bringezu, L. Martinelli, R. Santoro, D. Messem, and O. E. Sala. 2009. Introduction: Biofuels and the Environment in the 21st Century. Pages 15-36 in R. W. Howarth and S. Bringezu, editors. Biofuels: Environmental Consequences and Interactions with Changing Land Use. Cornell University Press, Ithaca. PDF

156. Ojima, D., C. Field, P. Leadley, O. E. Sala, D. Messem, J. Petersen, J. Born, L. VanWey, and M. Wright. 2009. Mitigation Strategies: Biofuel Development Considerations to Minimize Impacts on the Socio-Environmental System. Pages 287-302 in R. W. Howarth and S. Bringezu, editors. Biofuels: Environmental Consequences and Interactions with Changing Land Use. Cornell University Press, Ithaca. PDF

155. Flombaum, P. and O. E. Sala. 2009. Cover is a good predictor of aboveground biomass in arid systems. Journal of Arid Environments 73: 597-598. PDF

154. Sala, O. E., L. A. Meyerson, and C. Parmesan, editors. 2009. Biodiversity Change and Human Health: From Ecosystem Services to Spread of Disease. Island Press, Washington, DC.

153. Sala, O. E., L. A. Meyerson, and C. Parmesan. 2009. Changes in biodiversity and their consequences for human health. Pages 1-12 in O. E. Sala, L. A. Meyerson, and C. Parmesan, editors. Biodiversity Change and Human Health: From Ecosystem Services to Spread of Disease. Island Press, Washington DC. PDF

152. Meyerson, L. A., O. E. Sala, A. Froment, C. Friedman, K. Hund-Rinke, P. Martens, A. Mazumder, A. Purohit, M. Thomas, and A. Wilby. 2009. Sustainable allocation of biodiversity to improve human health and well-being. Pages 83-98 in O. E. Sala, L. A. Meyerson, and C. Parmesan, editors. Biodiversity Change and Human Health: From Ecosystem Services to Spread of Disease. Island Press, Washington DC. PDF

151. Meyerson, F. A. B., L. A. Meyerson, C. Parmesan, and O. E. Sala. 2009. Human health, biodiversity and ecosystem services: the intertwined challenging future. Pages 281-285 in O. E. Sala, L. A. Meyerson, and C. Parmesan, editors. Biodiversity Change and Human Health: From Ecosystem Services to Spread of Disease. Island Press, Washington, DC. PDF

150. Lauenroth, W. K., D. G. Milchunas, O. E. Sala, I. Burke, and J. A. Morgan. 2008. Net Primary Production in the Shortgrass Steppe. Pages 270-305 in W. K. Lauenroth and I. Burke, editors. Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe. Oxford University Press, Oxford. PDF

149. Melillo, J. M., and O. E. Sala. 2008. Ecosystem Services. Pages 75-115 in E. Chivian and A. Bernstein, editors. Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity. Oxford University Press, Oxford. PDF

148. Flombaum, P., and O. E. Sala. 2008. Higher effect of plant species diversity on productivity in natural than artificial ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105: 6087-6090. PDF

147. Yahdjian, L., and O. E. Sala. 2008. Climate Change Impacts on South American Rangelands. Rangelands. DOI: 10.2111/1551-501X(2008)30[34:CCIOSA]2.0.CO;2. PDF

146. Armas, C., F. I. Pugnaire, and O. E. Sala. 2008. Patch structure dynamics and mechanisms of cyclical succession in a Patagonian steppe (Argentina). Journal of Arid Environments 72:1552-1561. PDF

145. Cipriotti, P. A., P. Flombaum, O. E. Sala, and M. Aguiar. 2008. Does drought control emergence and survival of grass seedlings in semia-arid rangelands? An example with a Patagonian species. Journal Arid Environments 72:162-174. PDF

144. Cid, M. S., C. M. Ferri, M. A. Brizuela, and O. E. Sala. 2008. Structural heterogeneity and productivity of a tall fescue pasture grazed rotationally by cattle at four stocking densities. Grassland Science 54: 9-16. PDF

143. Yahdjian, L., and O. E. Sala. 2008. Do litter decomposition and nitrogen mineralization show the same trend in the response to dry and wet years in the Patagonian steppe? Journal Arid Environments 72: 687-695. PDF

142. Flombaum, P., and O. E. Sala. 2007. A non-destructive and rapid method to estimate biomass and aboveground net primary production in arid environments. Journal Arid Environments 69:352-358. PDF

141. Knapp, A. K., J. M. Briggs, D. L. Childers, and O. E. Sala. 2007. Estimating Aboveground Net Primary Production in Grassland and Herbaceous Dominated Ecosystems. Pages 27-48 in T. J. Fahey and A. K. Knapp, editors. Principles and Standards for Measuring Primary Production. Oxford University Press, Oxford. PDF

140. Peters, D., O. Sala, C. Allen, A. Covich, and M. Brunson. 2007. Cascading events in linked ecological and socio-economic systems: Predicting change in an uncertain world. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment: 5 (4): 221-224. PDF

139. Yahdjian, L. and O.E. Sala. 2006. Vegetation structure constrains primary production response to increased water availability in the Patagonian steppe of Argentina. Ecology 87:952-962. PDF

138. Chapin, F. S., G. M. Woodwell, J. T. Randerson, E. B. Rastetter, G. M. Lovett, D. D. Baldocchi, D. A. Clark, M. E. Harmon, D. S. Schimel, R. Valentini, C. Wirth, J. D. Aber, J. J. Cole, M. L. Goulden, J. W. Harden, M. Heimann, R. W. Howarth, P. A. Matson, A. D. McGuire, J. M. Melillo, H. A. Mooney, J. C. Neff, R. A. Houghton, M. L. Pace, M. G. Ryan, S. W. Running, O. E. Sala, W. H. Schlesinger, and E.-D. Schulze. 2006. Reconciling Carbon-cycle Concepts, Terminology, and Methods. Ecosystems 9:1041-1050. PDF

137. Sala, O.E. and R. B. Jackson. 2006. Determinants of biodiversity change: Ecological tools for building scenarios. Ecology: 87: 1875-1876. PDF

136. Dobson, A., D. Lodge, J. Alder, G. S. Cumming, J. Keymer, J. McGlade, H. Mooney, J. A. Rusak, O. E. Sala, V. Wolters, D. H. Wall, R. Winfree, and M. Xenopoulos. 2006. Habitat loss, trophic collapse and the decline of ecosystem services. Ecology: 87: 1915-1924. PDF

135. Austin, A. T., O.E. Sala, and R. B. Jackson. 2006. Inhibition of nitrification alters carbon turnover in the Patagonian steppe. Ecosystems 9: 1257-1265. PDF

134 Crisci, J., O.E. Sala, L. Katinas, P. Posadas. 2006. Bridging historical and ecological approaches in biogeography. Australian Systematic Botany 19:1-10. PDF

133. Van Vuuren, D.P., O.E. Sala and H.M. Pereira. 2006. The future of vascular plant diversity under four global scenarios. Ecology and Society11 (2): 25. PDF

132. Yahdjian, L., O. E. Sala, and A. T. Austin. 2006. Differential controls of water input on litter decomposition and nitrogen dynamics in the Patagonian Steppe. Ecosystems 9:128-141. PDF

131. Sala, O. E., D. van Vuuren, H. Pereira, D. Lodge, J. Alder, G. S. Cumming, A. Dobson, V. Wolters, and M. Xenopoulos. 2005. Biodiversity across Scenarios. Pages 375-408 in S. R. Carpenter, P. L. Pingali, E. M. Bennett, and M. Zurek, editors. Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Scenarios. Island Press, Washington DC. PDF

130. Kareiva, P., J. B. R. Agard, J. Alder, E. M. Bennett, C. Butler, S. R. Carpenter, W. Cheung, G. S. Cumming, R. Defries, B. de Vries, R. E. Dickinson, A. Dobson, J. Foley, J. Geoghegan, B. Holland, P. Kabat, J. Keymer, A. Kleidon, D. Lodge, S. Manson, J. McGlade, H. Mooney, A. Parma, M. Pascual, H. Pereira, M. Rosegrant, C. Ringler, O. E. Sala, B. L. Turner, D. van Vuuren, D. H. Wall, P. Wilkinson, and V. Wolters. 2005. State of the Art in Simulating Future Changes in Ecosystem Services. Pages 71-115 in S. R. Carpenter, P. Pingali, E. M. Bennett, and M. Zurek, editors. Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Scenarios. Island Press, Washington DC. PDF

129. Alcamo, J., D. Van Vuuren, and C. Ringler. 2005. Methodology for Devoloping the MA Scenarios. Pages 145-172 in S. R. Carpenter, P. Pingali, E. M. Bennett, and M. Zurek, editors. Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: Scenarios. Island Press, Washington, DC. PDF

128. Adler, P. B., D. G. Milchunas, O. E. Sala, I. C. Burke, and W. K. Lauenroth. 2005. Plant traits and ecosystem grazing effects: Comparison of U.S. sagebrush steppe and Patagonian steppe. Ecological Applications 15:774-792. PDF

127. Pancotto, V. A., O. E. Sala, T. M. Robson, M. M. Caldwell, and A. L. Scopel. 2005. Direct and indirect effects of solar ultraviolet-B radiation on long-term decomposition. Global Change Biology 11: 1982-1989. PDF

126. Cumming, G. S., J. Alcamo, O. E. Sala, R. Swart, E. M. Bennett, and M. Zurek. 2005. Are existing global scenarios consistent with ecological feedbacks? Ecosystems 8:143-152. PDF

125. Meyerson, L. A., J. Baron, J. M. Melillo, R. J. Naiman, R. I. O’Malley, G. Orians, M. A. Palmer, A. S. P. Pfaff, S. W. Running, and O. E. Sala. 2005. Aggregate measures of ecosystem services: can we take the pulse of nature? Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3:56-59. PDF

124. Huxman, T. E., M. D. Smith, P. A. Fay, A. K. Knapp, M. R. Shaw, M. E. Loik, S. D. Smith, D. T. Tissue, J. C. Zak, J. F. Weltzin, W. T. Pockman, O. E. Sala, B. Haddad, J. Harte, G. W. Koch, S. Schwinning, E. E. Small, and D. G. Williams. 2004. Convergence across biomes to a common rain-use efficiency. Nature 429:651-654. PDF

123. Lauenroth, W. K., H. E. Epstein, J. M. Paruelo, I. C. Burke, M. R. Aguiar, and O. E. Sala. 2004. Potential effects of climate change on the temperate zones of North and South America. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 77:439-453. PDF

122. Schwinning, S., and O. E. Sala. 2004. Hierarchy of responses to resource pulses in arid and semi-arid ecosystems. Oecologia 141: 211-220. PDF

121. Schwinning, S., O. E. Sala, M. Loik, and J. Ehleringer. 2004. Thresholds, memory, and seasonality: understanding pulse dynamics in arid/semiarid ecosystems. Oecologia 141: 191-193. PDF

120. Robson, T. M., V. A. Pancotto, C. L. Ballaré, O. E. Sala, A. L. Scopel, and M. M. Caldwell. 2004. Reduction of solar UV-B mediates changes in the Sphagnum capitulum microenvironment and the peatland microfungal community. Oecologia 140:480-490. PDF

119. Adler, P. B., D. G. Milchunas, W. K. Lauenroth, O. E. Sala, and I. C. Burke. 2004. Functional traits of graminoids in semi-arid steppes: a test of grazing histories. Journal of Applied Ecology 41:653-663. PDF

118. Zaller, J. G., P. S. Searles, M. M. Caldwell, S. D. Flint, A. L. Scopel, and O. E. Sala. 2004. Growth responses to ultraviolet-B radiation of two Carex species dominating an Argentinean fen ecosystem. Basic and Applied Ecology 5: 153-162. PDF

117. Giordano, C. V., T. Mori, O. E. Sala, A. L. Scopel, M. M. Caldwell, and C. L. Ballaré. 2003. Functional acclimation to solar UV-B radiation in Gunnera magellanica, a native plant species of southernmost Patagonia. Plant Cell and Environment 26: 2027-2036. PDF

116. López, N. I., A. T. Austin, O. E. Sala, and B. S. Méndez. 2003. Controls on nitrification in a water-limited ecosystem: experimental inhibition of ammonia-oxidising bacteria in the Patagonian steppe. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 35: 1609-1613. PDF

115. Zaller, J. G., P. S. Searles, M. C. Rousseaux, S. D. Flint, M. M. Caldwell, O. E. Sala, C. L. Ballaré, and A. L. Scopel. 2003. Solar ultraviolet-B radiation can affect slug-feeding preference for some plant species native to a fen ecosystem in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. Plant Ecology. 169: 43-51. PDF

114. Ollinger, S., O. E. Sala, G. Agren, B. Berg, E. Davidson, C. B. Field, M. Lerdau, J. Neff, M. Scholes, and R. Sterner. 2003. New frontiers in the study of element interactions. Pages 63-91 In J. M. Melillo, C. B. Field, and B. Moldan, editors. Interactions of the major biogeochemical cycles: Global change and human impacts. Island Press, Washington, DC. PDF

113. Robson, T. M., V. A. Pancotto, S. D. Flint, C. L. Ballaré, O. E. Sala, A. L. Scopel, and M. M. Caldwell. 2003. Six years of solar UV-B manipulations affect growth of Sphagnum and vascular plants in a Tierra del Fuego peatland. New Phytologist 160: 379-389. PDF

112. Pancotto, V. A., O. E. Sala, M. Cabello, N. I. López, T. M. Robson, C. L. Ballare, M. M. Caldwell, and A. L. Scopel. 2003. Solar UV-B decreases decomposition in herbaceous plant litter in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina: Potential role of an altered decomposer community. Global Change Biology 9:1465-1474. PDF

111. Sala, O.E. 2003. Almost all about biodiversity. Science 299: 1521. PDF

110. Veron, S. R., J. M. Paruelo, O.E. Sala, and W.K. Lauenroth. 2002. Environmental controls of primary production in agricultural systems of the Argentine Pampas. Ecosystems. 5: 625-635. PDF

109. Yahdjian, L., and O. E. Sala. 2002. A rainout shelter design for intercepting different amounts of rainfall. Oecologia 133:95-101. PDF

108. Loreau, M., A. Downing, M. Emmerson, A. Gonzalez, J. Hughes, P. Inchausti, J. Joshi, J. Norberg, and O. E. Sala. 2002. A new look at the relationship between diversity and stability. Pages 79-91. In M. Loreau, S. Naeem, and P. Inchausti, editors. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: synthesis and perspectives. Oxford University Press, Oxford. PDF

107. Zaller, J. G., M. M. Caldwell, S. D. Flint, A. L. Scopel, O. E. Sala, and C. L. Ballaré. 2002. Solar UV-B radiation affects below-ground parameters in a fen ecosystem in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina: implications of stratospheric ozone depletion. Global Change Biology. 8: 867-871. PDF

106. Folgarait, P. J., and O. E. Sala. 2002. Granivory rates by rodents, insects, and birds at different microsites in the Patagonian steppe. Ecography. 25: 417-427. PDF

105. Austin, A. T., and O. E. Sala. 2002. Carbon and nitrogen dynamics across a natural precipitation gradient in Patagonia, Argentina. Journal of Vegetation Science. 13: 351-360. PDF

104. Jobbágy, E., O. E. Sala, and J. M. Paruelo. 2002. Patterns and controls of primary production in the Patagonian steppe: a remote sensing approach. Ecology. 83:307-319. PDF

103. Loreti, J., M. Oesterheld, and O. E. Sala. 2001. Lack of intraspecific variation in resistance to defoliation in a grass that evolved under light grazing pressure. Plant Ecology 157:195-202. PDF

102. Paruelo, J. M., E. G. Jobbágy, and O. E. Sala. 2001. Current distribution of ecosystem functional types in temperate South America. Ecosystems 4:683-698. PDF

101. Ballaré, C. L., M. C. Rousseaux, P. S. Searles, J. G. Zaller, C. V. Giordano, T. M. Robson, M. M. Caldwell, O. E. Sala, and A. L. Scopel. 2001. Impacts of solar ultraviolet-B radiation on terrestrial ecosystems of Tierra del Fuego (southern Argentina). Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology 62:67-77. PDF

100. Sala, O. E., F. S. Chapin, and E. Huber-Sannwald. 2001. Potential biodiversity change: global patterns and biome comparisons. Pages 351-367 in F. S. Chapin, O. E. Sala, and E. Huber-Sannwald, editors. Global Biodiversity in a Changing Environment: Scenarios for the 21st Century. Springer Verlag, New York. PDF

99. Sala, O. E. 2001. Temperate Grasslands. Pages 121-137 in F. S. Chapin, O. E. Sala, and E. Huber-Sannwald, editors. Global Biodiversity in a Changing Environment: Scenarios for the 21st Century. Springer Verlag, New York. PDF

98. Chapin III, F. S., O. E. Sala, and E. Huber-Sannwald. 2001. The future of biodiversity in a changing world. Pages 1-4 in F. S. Chapin, O. E. Sala, and E. Huber Sannwald, editors. Global Biodiversity in a Changing Environment: Scenarios for the 21st Century. Springer Verlag, New York. PDF

97. Chapin III, F. S., O. E. Sala, and E. Huber-Sannwald, editors. 2001. Global Biodiversity in a Changing Environment: Scenarios for the 21st Century. Springer-Verlag, New York. Buy book

96. Clark, J. S., S. R. Carpenter, M. Barber, S. Collins, A. Dobson, J. Foley, D. Lodge, M. Pascual, R. Pielke, W. Pizer, C. Pringle, W. V. Reid, K. A. Rose, O. E. Sala, W. Schlesinger, D. H. Wall, and D. Wear. 2001. Ecological Forecasts: an Emerging Imperative. Science 293:657-660. PDF

95. Sala, O. E. 2001. Productivity of temperate grasslands. Pages 285-300 in J. Roy, B. Saugier, and H. A. Mooney, editors. Terrestrial Global Productivity. Academic Press, San Diego. PDF

94. Rousseaux, M. C., A. L. Scopel, P. S. Searles, M. M. Caldwell, O. E. Sala, and C. L. Ballaré. 2001. Responses to solar ultraviolet-B radiation in a shrub-dominated natural ecosystem of Tierra del Fuego (southern Argentina). Global Change Biology 7:467-478. PDF

93. Sala, O. E. 2001. Price put on biodiversity. Nature 412:34-36. PDF

92. Oesterheld, M., J. Loreti, M. Semmartin, and O. E. Sala. 2001. Inter-annual variation in primary production of a semi-arid grassland related to previous-year production. Journal of Vegetation Science 12:137-142. PDF

91. Sala, O. E., A. T. Austin, and L. Vivanco. 2001. Temperate grassland and shrubland ecosystems. Pages 627-635 in S. Levin, editor. Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. Academic Press, San Diego. PDF

90. Paruelo, J. M., O. E. Sala, and A. B. Beltrán. 2000. Long term dynamics of water and carbon in semi-arid ecosystems: A gradient analysis in the Patagonian Steppe. Plant Ecology 150:133-143. PDF

89. Wolters, V., W. L. Silver, D. E. Bignell, D. C. Coleman, P. Lavelle, W. van der Putten, P. de Ruiter, J. Rusek, D. H. Wall, D. A. Wardle, L. Brussaard, J. M. Dangerfield, V. K. Brown, K. Giller, D. U. Hooper, O. E. Sala, J. Tiedje, and J. A. van Veen. 2000. Effects of global changes on above and belowground biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems: implications for ecosystem functioning. BioScience 50:1089-1098. PDF

88. Sala, O. E., and A. T. Austin. 2000. Methods of estimating aboveground net primary production. Pages 31-43 in O. E. Sala, R. B. Jackson, H. A. Mooney, and R. W. Howarth, editors. Methods in Ecosystem Science. Springer Verlag, New York. PDF

87. Sala, O. E., R. B. Jackson, H. A. Mooney, and R. W. Howarth. 2000. Methods in ecosystem science: progress, tradeoffs, and limitations. Pages 1-3 in O. E. Sala, R. B. Jackson, H. A. Mooney, and R. W. Howarth, editors. Methods in Ecosystem Science. Springer Verlag, New York. PDF

86. Sala, O. E., R. B. Jackson, H. A. Mooney, and R. W. Howarth, editors. 2000. Methods in Ecosystem Science. Springer Verlag, New York. Buy book

85. Chapin, F. S., E. S. Zavaleta, V. T. Eviner, R. L. Naylor, P. M. Vitousek, H. L. Reynolds, D. U. Hooper, S. Lavorel, O. E. Sala, S. E. Hobbie, M. C. Mack, and S. Diaz. 2000. Consequences of changing biodiversity. Nature 405:234-242. PDF

84. Jobbágy, E., and O. E. Sala. 2000. Controls of grass and shrub aboveground production in the Patagonian steppe. Ecological Applications 10:541-549. PDF

83. Jackson, R. B., H. J. Schenk, E. G. Jobbágy, J. Canadell, G. D. Colello, R. E. Dickinson, C. B. Field, P. Friedlingstein, M. Heimann, K. Hibbard, D. W. Kicklighter, A. Kleidon, R. P. Neilson, W. J. Parton, O. E. Sala, and M. T. Sykes. 2000. Belowground consequences of vegetation change and their treatment in models. Ecological Applications 10:470-483. PDF

82. Sala, O. E., F. S. Chapin, J. J. Armesto, E. Berlow, J. Bloomfield, R. Dirzo, E. Huber- Sanwald, L. F. Huenneke, R. B. Jackson, A. Kinzig, R. Leemans, D. M. Lodge, H. A. Mooney, M. Oesterheld, N. L. Poff, M. T. Sykes, B. H. Walker, M. Walker, and D. H. Wall. 2000. Global biodiversity scenarios for the year 2100. Science 287:1770-1774. PDF

81. Aguiar, M., and O. E. Sala. 1999. Patch structure, dynamics, and implications for the functioning of arid ecosystems. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14:273-277. PDF

80. Austin, A. T., and O. E. Sala., 1999. Foliar δ15N is negatively correlated with rainfall along the IGBP transect in Australia. Australian Journal of Plant Physiology 26:293-295. PDF

79. Paruelo, J., W. K. Lauenroth, I. Burke, and O. E. Sala. 1999. Grassland precipitation-use efficiency varies across a resource gradient. Ecosystems 2:64-68. PDF

78. Sala, O. E., F. S. Chapin III, R. H. Gardner, W. K. Lauenroth, H. A. Mooney, and P. S. Ramakrishnan. 1999. Global change, biodiversity and ecological complexity. Pages 304-328 in B. H. Walker, W. L. Steffen, J. Canadell, and J. S. I. Ingram, editors. The Terrestrial Biosphere and Global Change: Implications for Natural and Managed Ecosystems. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

77. Paruelo, J., E. Jobbágy, and O. E. Sala. 1998. Biozones of Patagonia (Argentina). Ecología Austral 8:145-153. PDF

76. Paruelo, J., A. Beltrán, E. Jobbágy, O. E. Sala, and R. Golluscio. 1998. The climate of Patagonia: general patterns amd controls on biotic processes. Ecología Austral 8:85-101. PDF

75. Aguiar, M., and O. E. Sala. 1998. Interactions among grasses, shrubs, and herbivores in Patagonian grass-shrub steppes. Ecología Austral 8:201-210. PDF

74. Schulze, E., M. Caldwell, J. Canadell, H. A. Mooney, R. B. Jackson, D. Parson, R. Scholes, O. E. Sala, and P. Trimborn. 1998. Downward flux of water through roots (i.e. inverse hydraulic lift) in dry Kalahari sands. Oecologia 115:460-462. PDF

73. Golluscio, R., O. E. Sala, and W. K. Lauenroth. 1998. Differential use of large summer rainfall events by shrubs and grasses: a manipulative experiment in the Patagonian steppe. Oecologia 115:17-25. PDF

72. Paruelo, J., E. Jobbágy, O. E. Sala, W. K. Lauenroth, and I. Burke. 1998. Functional and structural convergence of temperate grassland and shrubland ecosystems. Ecological Applications 8:194-206. PDF

71. Jackson, R. B., O. E. Sala, J. M. Paruelo, and H. A. Mooney. 1998. Ecosystem water fluxes for two grasslands in elevated CO2: a modeling analysis. Oecologia 113:537-546. PDF

70. Chapin, F. S. I., O. E. Sala, I. C. Burke, J. P. Grime, D. U. Hooper, W. K. Lauenroth, A. Lombard, H. A. Mooney, A. R. Mosier, S. Naeem, S. W. Pacala, J. Roy, W. Steffen, and D. Tilman. 1998. Ecosystem consequences of changing biodiversity. BioScience 48: 45-52. PDF

69. Chapin, F. S., B. H. Walker, R. J. Hobbs, D. U. Hooper, J. H. Lawton, O. E. Sala, and D. Tilman. 1997. Biotic controls over the functioning of ecosystems. Science 277: 500-504. PDF

68. Sala, O. E., W. K. Lauenroth, and R. A. Golluscio. 1997. Plant functional types in temperate semi-arid regions. Pages 217-233 in T. M. Smith, H. H. Shugart, and F. I. Woodward, editors. Plant Functional Types. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

67. Aguiar, M. R., and O. E. Sala. 1997. Seed distribution constrains the dynamics of the Patagonian steppe. Ecology 78:93-100. PDF

66. Sala, O. E., and J. M. Paruelo. 1997. Ecosystem services in grasslands. Pages 237-252 in G. C. Daily, editor. Nature’s Services: Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems. Island Press, Washington, D.C. PDF

65. Schulze, E. D., H. A. Mooney, O. E. Sala, E. Jobbágy, N. Buchmann, G. Bauer, J. Canadell, R. B. Jackson, J. Loreti, M. Oesterheld, and J. R. Ehleringer. 1996. Rooting depth, water availability, and vegetation cover along an aridity gradient in Patagonia. Oecologia 108: 503-511. PDF

64. Canadell, J., R. B. Jackson, J. R. Ehleringer, H. A. Mooney, O. E. Sala, and E. D. Schulze. 1996. Maximum rooting depth of vegetation types at the global scale. Oecologia 108: 583-606. PDF

63. Jackson, R. B., J. Canadell, J. R. Ehleringer, H. A. Mooney, O. E. Sala, and E. D. Schulze. 1996. A global analysis of root distributions for terrestrial biomes. Oecologia 108:389-411. PDF

62. Sala, O. E. 1996. Global change and ecological complexity. Pages 341-345 in B. Walker, and W. Steffen, editors. Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

61. Sala, O. E., W. K. Lauenroth, and I. C. Burke. 1996. Carbon budgets of temperate grasslands and the effects of global change. Pages 101-119 in A. Breymeyer, D. O. Hall, J. M. Melillo, and G. I. Agren, editors. Global Change: Effects on Coniferous Forests and Grasslands. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, New York. PDF

60. Sala, O. E., W. K. Lauenroth, S. J. McNaughton, G. Rusch, and X. Zhang. 1996. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in grasslands. Pages 129-149 in H. A. Mooney, J. H. Cushman, E. Medina, O. E. Sala, and E. D. Schulze, editors. Functional Role of Biodiversity: A Global Perspective. J. Wiley and Sons, Chichester. PDF

59. Mooney, H. A., J. H. Cushman, E. Medina, O. E. Sala, and E. D. Schulze. 1996. Conclusions. Pages 475-484 in H. A. Mooney, J. H. Cushman, E. Medina, O. E. Sala, and E. D. Schulze, editors. Functional Roles of Biodiversity: A Global Perspective. J. Wiley and Sons, Chichester. PDF

58. Mooney, H. A., J. H. Cushman, E. Medina, O. E. Sala, and E. D. Schulze. 1996. Introduction. Pages 1-6 in H. A. Mooney, J. H. Cushman, E. Medina, O. E. Sala, and E. D. Schulze, editors. Functional Roles of Biodiversity: A Global Perspective. J. Wiley and Sons, Chichester. PDF

57. Mooney, H. A., J. H. Cushman, E. Medina, O. E. Sala, and E. D. Schulze, Editors. 1996. Functional Roles of Biodiversity: A Global Perspective. John Wiley & Sons, Chichester. PDFs

56. Sala, O. E., and M. R. Aguiar. 1996. Origin, maintenance, and ecosystem effect of vegetation patches in arid lands. Pages 29-32 in N. West, editor. Rangelands in a Sustainable Biosphere. Society for Range Management, Denver. PDF

55. Aguiar, M. R., J. M. Paruelo, O. E. Sala, and W. K. Lauenroth. 1996. Ecosystem responses to changes in plant functional type composition: an example from the Patagonian steppe. Journal of Vegetation Science 7:381-390. PDF

54. Melillo, J. M., I. C. Prentice, G. D. Farquhar, E. D. Schulze, and O. E. Sala. 1996. Terrestrial biotic responses to environmental change and feedbacks to climate. Pages 444-481 in J. T. Houghton, L. G. Meira Filho, B. A. Callander, N. Harris, A. Kattenberg, and K. Maskells, editors. Climate Change 1995: The Science of Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

53. Parton, W., J. Scurlock, D. Ojima, D. Schimel, D. Hall, M. Coughenour, E. Garcia Moya, T. Gilmanov, A. Kamnalrut, J. Kinyamario, T. Kirchner, T. Kittel, J. Menaut, O. E. Sala, R. Scholes, and J. van Veen. 1995. Impact of climate change on grassland production and soil carbon worldwide. Global Change Biology 1:13-22. PDF

52. Paruelo, J. M., W. K. Lauenroth, H. E. Epstein, I. C. Burke, M. R. Aguiar, and O. E. Sala. 1995. Regional climatic similarities in the temperate zones of North and South America. Journal of Biogeography 22:2689-2699. PDF

51. Jackson, R. B., Y. Luo, Z. G. Cardon, O. E. Sala, C. B. Field, and H. A. Mooney. 1995. Photosynthesis, growth and density for the dominant species in a CO2-enriched grassland. Journal of Biogeography 22:221-225. PDF

50. Sala, O. E., W. K. Lauenroth, S. J. McNaughton, G. Rusch, and X. Zhang. 1995. Temperate grasslands. Pages 361-366 in H. A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo and O. E. Sala, editors. Global Biodiversity Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

49. Sala, O. E. 1995. Human-induced perturbations, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. Pages 318-323 in H. A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo and O. E. Sala, editors. Global Biodiversity Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

48. Cushman, J., R. Dirzo, A. Janetos, J. Lubchenco, H. A. Mooney, and O. E. Sala. 1995. Conclusions. Pages 446-452 in H. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, and O. E. Sala, editors. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Ecosystem analyses. Global Biodiversity Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

47. Cushman, J., R. Dirzo, A. Janetos, J. Lubchenco, H. A. Mooney, and O. E. Sala. 1995. Introduction. Page 335 in H. A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, and O. E. Sala, editors. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Ecosystem Analyses. Global Biodiversity Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

46. Cushman, J., R. Dirzo, A. Janetos, J. Lubchenco, H. A. Mooney, and O. E. Sala. 1995. Conclusions. Pages 323-325 in H. A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, and O. E. Sala, editors. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Basic Principles. Global Biodiversity Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

45. Cushman, J., R. Dirzo, A. Janetos, J. Lubchenco, H. A. Mooney, and O. E. Sala. 1995. Introduction. Pages 281-282 in H. A. Mooney, J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, and O. E. Sala, editors. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning: Basic Principles. Global Biodiversity Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

44. Mooney, H. A., J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, and O. E. Sala. 1995. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: ecosystem analyses, section 6. Global Biodiversity Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF part {1}{2}{3}

43. Mooney, H. A., J. Lubchenco, R. Dirzo, and O. E. Sala. 1995. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: basic principles, section 5. Global Biodiversity Assessment, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. PDF

42. Oesterheld, M., and O. E. Sala. 1995. Modelos ecológicos tradicionales y actuales para interpretar la dinámica de la vegetación: el caso del pastizal de la Pampa Deprimida. Revista Argentina de Producción Animal 14:9-14. PDF

41. Paruelo, J. M., and O. E. Sala. 1995. Water losses in the Patagonian steppe: a modelling approach. Ecology 76: 510-520. PDF

40. Golluscio, R. A., P. A. Roset, O. E. Sala, and J. M. Paruelo. 1994. Modelos en ecología. Ecología Austral 4:123-132. PDF

39. Lauenroth, W. K., O. E. Sala, D. P. Coffin, and T. B. Kirchner. 1994. Recruitment of Bouteloua gracilis in the shortgrass steppe: a simulation analysis of the role of soil water. Ecological Applications 4: 741-749. PDF

38. Jackson, R. B., O. E. Sala, C. B. Field, and H. A. Mooney. 1994. CO2 alters water use, carbon gain, and yield for the dominant species in a natural grassland. Oecologia 98: 257-262. PDF

37. Soriano, A., O. E. Sala, and S. B. Perelman. 1994. Patch structure and dynamics of a Patagonian steppe. Vegetatio 111:127-135. PDF

36. Aguiar, M. R., and O. E. Sala. 1994. Competition, facilitation, seed distribution, and the origin of patches in a Patagonian steppe. Oikos 70: 26-34. PDF

35. Paruelo, J. M., and O. E. Sala. 1993. The effect of global change on maize production in the Argentinean pampas. Climate Research 3:161-167. PDF

34. Mooney, H. A., and O. E. Sala. 1993. Science and sustainable use. Ecological Applications 3:564-566. PDF

33. Golluscio, R. A., and O. E. Sala. 1993. Plant functional types and ecological strategies in Patagonian forbs. Journal of Vegetation Science 4:839-846. PDF

32. McNaughton, S. J., O. E. Sala, and M. Oesterheld. 1993. Comparative ecology of African and South American arid to subhumid ecosystems. Pages 548-567 in P. Goldblatt, editor. Biological Relationships between Africa and South America. Yale University Press, New Haven. PDF

31. Oesterheld, M., O. E. Sala, and S. J. McNaughton. 1992. The effect of animal husbandry on herbivore-carrying capacity at a regional scale. Nature 356:234-236. PDF

30. Lauenroth, W. K., and O. E. Sala. 1992. Long term forage production of North American shortgrass steppe. Ecological Applications 2:397-403. PDF

29. Sala, O. E., W. K. Lauenroth and W. J. Parton. 1992. Long term soil water dynamics of the shortgrass steppe. Ecology 73:1175-1181. PDF

28. Aguiar, M. R., A. Soriano, and O. E. Sala. 1992. Competition and facilitation in the recruitment of grass seedlings in Patagonia. Functional Ecology 6:66-70. PDF

27. Sala, O. E. 1992. Achieving a sustainable biosphere: an international endeavour. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 7:324-325. PDF

26. Sala, O. E. 1992. Structure and function. Pages 387-395 in A. Soriano (editors) Río de la Plata Grasslands. In R.T. Coupland, editor. Ecosystems of the World, Volume 8A, Natural Grasslands. Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam. PDF

25. Huntley, B. J., E. Ezcurra, E. R. Fuentes, K. Fujii, P. J. Grubb, W. Haber, J. R. E. Harger, M. M. Holland, S. A. Levin, J. Lubchenco, H. A. Mooney, V. Neronov, I. Noble, H. R. Pulliam, P. S. Ramakrishnan, P. G. Risser, O. E. Sala, J. Sarukhan, and W. G. Sombroek. 1991. A sustainable biosphere: the global imperative. Ecology International 20:1-14. PDF

24. Fernández, R. J., O. E. Sala, and R. A. Golluscio. 1991. Woody and herbaceous aboveground production of a Patagonian steppe. Journal of Range Management 44:434-437. PDF

23. Biondini, M. E., W. K. Lauenroth, and O. E. Sala. 1991. Correcting estimates of net primary production: are we overestimating plant production in rangelands? Journal of Range Management 44:194-198. PDF

22. Oesterheld, M., and O. E. Sala. 1990. Grazing effect upon seedling establishment: the role of seed and safe-site availability. Journal of Vegetation Science 1:353-358. PDF

21. Paruelo, J. M., and O. E. Sala. 1990. Characterization of the floods in the Flooding Pampa (Buenos Aires, Argentina): water table dynamics. Turrialba 40:5-11. PDF

20. Sala, O. E., R. A. Golluscio, W. K. Lauenroth and A. Soriano. 1989. Resource partitioning between shrubs and grasses in the Patagonian steppe. Oecologia (Berl) 81:501-505. PDF

19. Sala, O. E., M. E. Biondini, and W. K. Lauenroth. 1989. Bias in estimates of primary production: an analytical solution. Ecological Modelling 44:43-55. PDF

18. Sala, O. E., W. J. Parton, L. A. Joyce, and W. K. Lauenroth. 1988. Primary production of the central grassland region of the United States: spatial pattern and major controls. Ecology 69:40-45. PDF

17. Milchunas, D. G., O. E. Sala, and W. K. Lauenroth. 1988. A generalized model of the effects of grazing by large herbivores on grassland community structure. American Naturalist 132:87-106. PDF

16. Sala, O. E. 1988. The effect of herbivory on vegetation structure. Pages 317-330 in M. J. A. Werger, P. J. M. van der Aart, H. J. During, and J. T. A. Verhoeven, editors. Plant Form and Vegetation Structure: Adaptation, Plasticity, and Relation to Herbivory . SPB Academic Publishing bv, The Hague, The Netherlands. PDF

15. Senft, R. L., M. B. Coughenour, D. W. Bailey, L. R. Rittenhouse, O. E. Sala, and D. M. Swift. 1987. Large herbivore foraging and ecological hierarchies. BioScience 37:789-799. PDF

14. Lauenroth, W. K., O. E. Sala, D. G. Milchunas, and R. W. Lathrop. 1987. Root dynamics of Bouteloua gracilis during short-term recovery from drought. Functional Ecology 1:117-124. PDF

13. Soriano, A., and O. E. Sala. 1986. Emergence and survival of Bromus setifolius seedlings in different microsites of the Patagonian arid steppe. Israel Journal of Botany 35:91-100. PDF

12. Sala, O. E., M. Oesterheld, R. J. C. León, and A. Soriano. 1986. Grazing effect upon plant community structure in subhumid grasslands of Argentina. Vegetatio 67:27-32. PDF

11. Sala, O. E. 1986. The energy analysis of food production systems and the role of animal production: a review. Turrialba 36:91-97. PDF

10. Sala, O. E., and W. K. Lauenroth. 1985. Root profiles and the ecological effect of light rainshowers in arid and semiarid regions. American Midland Naturalist 114:406-408. PDF

9. Soriano, A., and O. E. Sala. 1983. Ecological strategies in a Patagonian arid steppe. Vegetatio 56:9-15. PDF

8. Cauhépé, M., R. J. C. León, O. E. Sala, and A. Soriano. 1982. Pastizales naturales y pasturas cultivadas, dos sistemas complementarios y no opuestos. Revista Facultad de Agronomía 3:1-11. PDF

7. Sala, O. E., W. K. Lauenroth, and W. J. Parton. 1982. Plant recovery following prolonged drought in a shortgrass steppe. Agricultural Meteorology 27:49-58. PDF

6. Sala, O. E., W. K. Lauenroth, and C. P. P. Reid. 1982. Water relations: a new dimension for niche separation between Bouteloua gracilis and Agropyron smithii in North American semiarid grasslands. Journal of Applied Ecology 19:647-657. PDF

5. Sala, O. E., and W. K. Lauenroth. 1982. Small rainfall events: an ecological role in semiarid regions. Oecologia 53:301-304. PDF

4. Sala, O. E., A. Soriano, and S. Perelman. 1981. Water relations of the major components of a grassland in the Salado River Basin. Revista Facultad de Agronomía 2:1-10. PDF

3. Sala, O. E., W. K. Lauenroth, W. J. Parton, and M. J. Trlica. 1981. Water status of soil and vegetation in a shortgrass steppe. Oecologia (Berl.) 48:327-331. PDF

2. Sala, O. E., V. A. Deregibus, T. Schlichter, and H. Alippe. 1981. Productivity dynamics of a native temperate grassland in Argentina. Journal of Range Management 34:48-51. PDF

1. Soriano, A., O. E. Sala, and R. J. C. Leon, 1980. Actual and potential vegetation of the Coiron Amargo prairie in the SW Chubut. Boletin de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 19:309-314. PDF