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Caitlin E. Hicks Pries' Publications

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Refereed Journal Articles

  1. Hicks Pries C.E., Schuur E.A.G., Crummer K.G. 2013. Thawing permafrost increases old soil and autotrophic respiration in tundra: Partitioning ecosystem respiration using δ13C and ∆14C. Global Change Biology 19 (2) doi: 10.1111/gcb.12058.
  2. Hicks Pries C.E., E.A.G. Schuur, and K. G. Crummer. 2012. Holocene Carbon Stocks and Carbon Accumulation Rates Altered in Soils Undergoing Permafrost Thaw. Ecosystems 12 (1): 162-173. 
  3. Hicks Pries, C.E. and J. Hughes. 2012. Inquiring into familiar objects: An inquiry-based approach to introduce scientific vocabulary. Science Activities 49 (2): 64-69.
  4. Hicks Pries, C.E. and J. Hughes. 2011. Powering the Future: A wind turbine design competition. Science Scope 35 (4): 24-30.
  5. Natali, S. M., E.A.G. Schuur, C. Trucco, C.E. Hicks Pries, K. G. Crummer, and A.F. Baron Lopez. 2011. Effects of experimental warming of air, soil and permafrost on carbon balance in Alaskan tundra. Global Change Biology 17 (3): 1394-1407.

Other

  1. Mason C.M., C.E. Hicks Pries, and E. A. G. Schuur. 2010. Seasonal differences in nutrient allocation of arctic tundra vegetation. University of Florida Journal of Undergraduate Research 11(2). To access: http://www.clas.ufl.edu/jur/201007/index.html.
  2. Mayor J.R. and C.E. Hicks. 2009. Potential impacts of elevated CO2 on plant interactions, sustained growth, and C cycling in salt marsh ecosystems in Human Impacts on Salt Marshes: A Global Perspective. Silliman B.R., M.D. Bertness, and E.D. Grosholz, editors.

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Manuscripts in Review or Advanced Preparation

  1. Hicks Pries, C.E, E.A.G. Schuur, J.G. Vogel, S.M. Natali. (In review). Moisture controls over decomposition in thawing tundra. JGR-Biogeosciences.
  2. Natali, S.M., E.A.G. Schuur, E. Webb, C.E. Hicks Pries, K.G. Crummer. (In review). Permafrost degradation stimulates carbon loss from experimentally warmed tundra. Nature.
  3. Hicks Pries, C.E., T.Z. Osborne, K.R. Reddy, and L.R. Ellis. (Advanced prep). Initial carbon storage in restored coastal ecosystems.  
  4. Schuur E.A.G., Carbone M.S., Hicks Pries C.E., Hopkins F., Natali S.M. (In internal review). Radiocarbon in terrestrial systems in Radiocarbon in Ecology and Earth System Science. Schuur E.A.G. and S. Trumbore, editors.
  5. Trumbore, S., Sierra C.A., Hicks Pries C.E. (In internal review.) Radiocarbon nomenclature, theory, models, and interpretation: Measuring age, tracing source pools, and determining cycling rates in Radiocarbon in Ecology and Earth System Science. Schuur E.A.G. and S. Trumbore, editors.

Invited Seminars

  1. Hicks Pries, C. 2011. Beneath our feet: Soil carbon and ice dynamics and the future of our climate. Murie Science and Learning Center, Denali National Park, AK.
  2. Hicks, C. 2007. Coastal ecosystems as carbon sinks: A case study from the Indian River Lagoon.  Wetlands Seminar Series, University of Florida.

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Presentations

  1. C.E. Hicks Pries, E.F. Pegoraro, E.A.G. Schuur, M.C. Mack, J. DeMarco. 2012. The effects of permafrost thaw and climate change on decomposition in subarctic tundra (oral). 97nd Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of America, Portland, Oregon.
  2. C.E. Hicks Pries, E.A.G. Schuur, K.G. Crummer, and S.M. Natali. 2012. Using Δ14C and δ13C to Partition Ecosystem Respiration in Tundra Undergoing Permafrost Thaw and Warming (poster). Department of Energy Terrestrial Ecosystems Science Principal Investigator’s Meeting, Washington, D.C.
  3. Pegoraro E.F., C.E. Hicks Pries, and E.A.G. Schuur. 2012. Initial soil carbon and nitrogen pools in an Alaskan tundra warming experiment (poster). Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference, Clemson, South Carolina.
  4. Hicks Pries, C. E. and E. A. Schuur. 2011. Using δ13C and ∆14C to partition ecosystem respiration in a permafrost warming experiment. (oral). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
  5. Hicks Pries, C. E., B. K. Atkinson, E. L. Bunting, J. G. Clar, A. Hotaling, A. Miro-Herrans, T. Moloye, and M. Morales. 2011. Incorporating research into middle school classrooms via module creation (poster). NSF Graduate STEM Fellows in K-12 Education (GK-12) Annual Conference, Washington D.C.
  6. Hicks Pries, C. E. and E. A. Schuur. 2010. Partitioning ecosystem respiration using carbon isotopes in tundra undergoing permafrost thaw (poster). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
  7. Schuur, E. A., S. M. Natali, C. Trucco, C.E. Hicks Pries, K. G. Crummer, and A.F. Baron Lopez. 2010.  Effects of experimental warming of the deep soil and permafrost on the carbon balance in Alaskan tundra (oral). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
  8. Hicks, C., E.A.G. Schuur, and K.G. Crummer. 2009. Carbon storage and accumulation rates in soil undergoing permafrost thaw (poster). American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, California.
  9. Mason C.M. and C.E. Hicks Pries. 2009. Seasonal differences in nutrient allocation of arctic tundra plants (poster). Southeastern Ecology and Evolution Conference, Gainesville, Florida.
  10. Hicks, C., T. Osborne, and K.R. Reddy. 2007. Comparing sediment organic carbon pools in constructed and natural mangrove forests and seagrass beds (oral). 92nd Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of America, San Jose, California.
  11. Hicks, C., T. Osborne, and K.R. Reddy. 2006. Sources of sediment organic carbon in recently constructed mangrove and seagrass systems in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida (poster). 3rd National Conference on Coastal and Estuarine Habitat Restoration, New Orleans, Louisiana. 
  12. Hicks, C., T. Osborne, and K.R. Reddy. 2006. Accumulation of organic carbon in the soils of recently constructed mangrove and seagrass systems in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida (poster). 7th Annual Soil and Water Science Department Research Forum, University of Florida.
  13. Hicks, C., T. Osborne, and K.R. Reddy. 2006. Accumulation of organic carbon in the soils of recently constructed mangrove and seagrass systems in the Indian River Lagoon, Florida (poster). American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Summer Meeting, Victoria, British Columbia.
  14. Hicks, C., M. Cadenasso, and S. Pickett. 2005. Differences in nutrient limitation among tree species and riparian areas in Kruger National Park, South Africa (oral). 90th Annual Meeting of Ecological Society of America, Montreal, Quebec.

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