Earth Sciences Division (ESD) Department of Energy (DOE) Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)

Charles Koven's Publications

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  1. Koven, C. D., Lawrence, D. M., Riley, W. J. (2015) Permafrost carbon-climate feedback is sensitive to deep soil carbon decomposability but not deep soil nitrogen dynamics. Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, 112, 12, 3752-3757, doi:10.1073/pnas.1415123112.
  2. E.A.G. Schuur, A.D. McGuire, C. Schädel, G. Grosse, J.W. Harden, D.J. Hayes, G. Hugelius, C. D.  Koven, P. Kuhry, D.M. Lawrence, S.M. Natali, D. Olefeldt, V.E. Romanovsky, K. Schaefer, M. Turetsky, C. Treat, J.E. Vonk. (2015) Climate Change and the Permafrost Carbon Feedback. Nature, 520, 171-179, doi:10.1038/nature14338.
  3. Hugelius, G., Strauss, J., Zubrzycki, S., Harden, J. W., Schuur, E. A. G., Ping, C.-L., Schirrmeister, L., Grosse, G., Michaelson, G. J.,  Koven, C. D., O'Donnell, J. A., Elberling, B., Mishra, U., Camill, P., Yu, Z., Palmtag, J., and Kuhry, P. (2014): Estimated stocks of circumpolar permafrost carbon with quantified uncertainty ranges and identified data gaps,  Biogeosciences, 11, 6573-6593, doi:10.5194/bg-11-6573-2014.
  4. J. B. Fisher, M. Sikka, W. C. Oechel, D. N. Huntzinger, J. R. Melton, C. D. Koven, A. Ahlström, M. A. Arain, I. Baker, J. M. Chen, P. Ciais, C. Davidson, M. Dietze, B. El-Masri, D. Hayes, C. Huntingford, A. K. Jain, P. E. Levy, M. R. Lomas, B. Poulter, D. Price, A. K. Sahoo, K. Schaefer, H. Tian, E. Tomelleri, H. Verbeeck, N. Viovy, R. Wania, N. Zeng, and C. E. Miller (2014) Carbon cycle uncertainty in the Alaskan Arctic, Biogeosciences, 11, 4271-4288, doi:10.5194/bg-11-4271-2014.
  5. Le Quéré, C., Peters, G. P., Andres, R. J., Andrew, R. M., Boden, T., Ciais, P., Friedlingstein, P., Houghton, R. A., Marland, G., Moriarty, R., Sitch, S., Tans, P., Arneth, A., Arvanitis, A., Bakker, D. C. E., Bopp, L., Canadell, J. G., Chini, L. P., Doney, S. C., Harper, A., Harris, I., House, J. I., Jain, A. K., Jones, S. D., Kato, E., Keeling, R. F., Klein Goldewijk, K., Körtzinger, A., Koven, C., Lefèvre, N., Omar, A., Ono, T., Park, G.-H., Pfeil, B., Poulter, B., Raupach, M. R., Regnier, P., Rödenbeck, C., Saito, S., Schwinger, J., Segschneider, J., Stocker, B. D., Tilbrook, B., van Heuven, S., Viovy, N., Wanninkhof, R., Wiltshire, A., Zaehle, S., and Yue, C. (2013) Global carbon budget 2013, Earth Syst. Sci. Data., 6, 235-263, doi:10.5194/essd-6-235-2014.
  6. Hugelius, G., Bockheim, J. G., Camill, P., Elberling, B., Grosse, G., Harden, J. W., Johnson, K., Jorgenson, T., Koven, C. D., Kuhry, P., Michaelson, G., Mishra, U., Palmtag, J., Ping, C.-L., O'Donnell, J., Schirrmeister, L., Schuur, E. A. G., Sheng, Y., Smith, L. C., Strauss, J., and Yu, Z.: A new data set for estimating organic carbon storage to 3 m depth in soils of the northern circumpolar permafrost region, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 5, 393-402, doi:10.5194/essd-5-393-2013, 2013.
  7. C. Koven, W. Riley, M. Torn, Z. Subin, J. Tang, W. Collins, D. Lawrence, G. Bonan, S. Swenson. (2013) The effect of vertically-resolved soil biogeochemistry and alternate soil C and N models on C dynamics of CLM4. Biogeosciences, 10, 7109-7131, doi:10.5194/bg- 10-7109-2013
  8. Koven, C. Boreal carbon loss due to poleward shift in low-carbon ecosystems. Nature Geoscience, in press, doi:10.1038/ngeo1801. See online web tool for further visualization of the technique used in this paper.
  9. Oleson KW, Lawrence DM, Bonan GB, Drewniak B, Huang M, Koven CD, Levis S, Li F, Riley WJ, Subin ZM, Swenson SC, Thornton PE, Bozbiyik A, Fisher R, Heald CL, Kluzek E, Lamarque J, Lawrence PJ, Leung LR, Lipscomb W, Muszala S, Ricciuto DM, Sacks W, Tang J, Yang Z. (2013) Technical Description of version 4.5 of the Community Land Model (CLM). NCAR Technical Note NCAR/TN-503+STR., doi:10.5065/D6RR1W7M
  10. Kuhry P, Grosse G, Harden JW, Hugelius G, Koven CD, Ping C, Schirrmeister L, Tarnocai C. (2013) Characterisation of the Permafrost Carbon Pool. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 24(2):146-155. doi:10.1002/ppp.1782
  11. Mishra U, Jastrow JD, Matamala R, Hugelius G, Koven CD, Harden JW, Ping CL, Michaelson GJ, Fan Z, Miller RM, McGuire AD, Tarnocai C, Kuhry P, Riley WJ, Schaefer K, Schuur EAG, Jorgenson MT, Hinzman LD. (2013) Empirical estimates to reduce modeling uncertainties of soil organic carbon in permafrost regions: a review of recent progress and remaining challenges. Envi- ronmental Research Letters. 8, 035020 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/3/035020
  12. Tang, J., Riley, W. J., Koven, C. D., and Subin, Z. M. (2013) CLM4-BeTR, a generic biogeochemical transport and reaction module for CLM4: model development, evaluation, and application. Geosci. Model Dev., 6, 127-140, doi:10.5194/gmd-6-127-2013
  13. Koven CD, Riley WJ, Stern A. (2013) Analysis of permafrost thermal dynamics and response to climate change in the CMIP5 Earth System Models. Journal of Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00228.1. Published pdf file is very large, smaller version available here.
  14. Subin, Z. M., C. Koven, W. Riley, M. Torn, D. Lawrence, S. Swenson, (2012) Effects of Soil Moisture on the Responses of Soil Temperatures to Climate Change in Cold Regions. J. Climate, doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00305.1
  15. Burke, E., Jones, C., Koven, C. (2012) Estimating the permafrost-carbon-climate response in the CMIP5 climate models using a simplified approach. J. Climate. doi:10.1175/JCLI-D-12-00550.1
  16. McGuire AD, Christensen TR, Hayes D, Heroult A, Euskirchen E, Kimball JS, Koven C, Lafleur P, Miller PA, Oechel W, Peylin P, Williams M, Yi Y. (2012) An assessment of the carbon balance of Arctic tundra: comparisons among observations, process models, and atmospheric inversions. Biogeosciences 9(8):3185–3204, doi:10.5194/bg-9-3185-2012.
  17. Harden JW, Koven C, Ping C, Hugelius G, McGuire AD, Camill P, Jorgenson T, Kuhry P, Michaelson G, O'Donnell JA, Tarnocai C, Johnson K, Grosse G. (2012) Field Information Links Permafrost Carbon to Physical Vulnerabilities of Thawing. Geophys. Res. Lett. 39 (L15704), doi:10.1029/2012GL051958
  18. Ringeval B, Decharme B, Piao SL, Ciais P, Papa F, de Noblet-Ducoudré N, Prigent C, Friedlingstein P, Gouttevin I, Koven C, Ducharne A. Modelling sub-grid wetland in the ORCHIDEE global land surface model: evaluation against river discharges and remotely sensed data (2012) Geosci. Model Dev. 5(4):941–962, doi:10.5194/gmd-5-941-2012.
  19. Gouttevin I, Menegoz M, Dominé F, Krinner G, Koven C, Ciais P, Tarnocai C, Boike J. (2012) How the insulating properties of snow affect soil carbon distribution in the continental pan-Arctic area. J. Geophys. Res. 117(G2), doi:10.1029/2011JG001916
  20. Luo, Y. Q., Randerson, J. T., Abramowitz, G., Bacour, C., Blyth, E., Carvalhais, N., Ciais, P., Dalmonech, D., Fisher, J. B., Fisher, R., Friedlingstein, P., Hibbard, K., Hoffman, F., Huntzinger, D., Jones, C. D., Koven, C., Lawrence, D., Li, D. J., Mahecha, M., Niu, S. L., Norby, R., Piao, S. L., Qi, X., Peylin, P., Prentice, I. C., Riley, W., Reichstein, M., Schwalm, C., Wang, Y. P., Xia, J. Y., Zaehle, S., and Zhou, X. H. (2012) A framework for benchmarking land models, Biogeosciences, 9, 3857-3874, doi:10.5194/bg-9-3857-2012
  21. Ciais P, Tagliabue A, Cuntz M, Bopp L, Scholze M, Hoffmann G, Lourantou A, Harrison SP, Prentice IC, Kelley DI, Koven C, Piao SL. (2012) Large inert carbon pool in the terrestrial biosphere during the Last Glacial Maximum. Nature Geosci. 5:74-79. doi:10.1038/ngeo1324
  22. Koven CD, Ringeval B, Friedlingstein P, Ciais P, Cadule P, Khvorostyanov D, Krinner G, Tarnocai C. (2011) Permafrost carbon-climate feedbacks accelerate global warming. Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, 108 (36), 14769--14774. doi:10.1073/pnas.1103910108
  23. Ringeval B, Friedlingstein P, Koven C, Ciais P, de Noblet-Ducoudre N, Decharme B, Cadule P. (2011) Climate-methane feedback from wetlands and its interaction with the climate-carbon cycle feedback. Biogeosciences 8:2137-2157. doi:10.5194/bg-8-2137-2011
  24. Wang, X., S. Piao, P. Ciais, J. Li, P. Friedlingstein, Pierre, C. Koven, A. Chen (2011) Spring temperature change and its implication in the change of vegetation growth in North America from 1982 to 2006. Proceedings of the National Acad. of Science, 108 (4), 1240-1245 doi:10.1073/pnas.1014425108
  25. Wang T, Ciais P, Piao SL, Ottlé C, Brender P, Maignan F, Arain A, Cescatti A, Gianelle D, Gough C, Gu L, Lafleur P, Laurila T, Marcolla B, Margolis H, Montagnani L, Moors E, Saigusa N, Vesala T, Wohlfahrt G, Koven C, Black A, Dellwik E, Don A, Hollinger D, Knohl A, Monson R, Munger J, Suyker A, Varlagin A, Verma S (2011). Controls on winter ecosystem respiration in temperate and boreal ecosystems Biogeosciences 8:2009-2025. doi:10.5194/bg-8-2009-2011
  26. Eglin T, Ciais P, Piao S, Barre P, Bellason V, Cadule P, Chenu C, Gasser T, Koven CD, Reichstein M, Smith P (2010), Historical and future perspectives of global soil carbon response to climate and land-use changes. Tellus B. 62 (5), 700-718. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0889.2010.00499.x
  27. Koven, C. D., P. Friedlingstein, P. Ciais, D. Khvorostyanov, G. Krinner, and C. Tarnocai, (2009) On the formation of high-latitude soil carbon stocks: The effects of cryoturbation and insulation by organic matter in a land surface model. Geophys. Res. Lett., (36), L21501, doi:10.1029/2009gl040150
  28. Goldstein, A. H., C. D. Koven, C. L. Heald, and I. Y. Fung, (2009) Biogenic Carbon and Anthropogenic Pollutants Combine to Form a Cooling Haze Over the Southeastern US. Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, 106 (22), 8835-8840, doi:10.1073/pnas.0904128106
  29. Koven, C. D., and I. Fung, (2008) Identifying global dust source areas using high-resolution land surface form. J. Geophys. Res., 113, D22204, doi:10.1029/2008jd010195
  30. Buermann, W., B. R. Lintner, C. D. Koven, A. Angert, J. E. Pinzon, C. J. Tucker, and I. Fung, (2007) The changing carbon cycle at Mauna Loa Observatory. Proceedings of the National Academies of Science, 104 (11), 4249-4254, doi:10.1073/pnas.0611224104
  31. Koven, C. D., and I. Fung (2006), Inferring dust composition from wavelength-dependent absorption in Aerosol Robotic Network (AERONET) data, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D14205, doi:10.1029/2005jd006678
  32. Lintner, B. R., W. Buermann, C. D. Koven, and I. Y. Fung (2006), Seasonal circulation and Mauna Loa CO2 variability, J. Geophys. Res., 111, D13104, doi:10.1029/2005jd006535
  33. Perron, J. T., M. P. Lamb, C. D. Koven, I. Y. Fung, E. Yager, and M. Adamkovics (2006), Valley formation and methane precipitation rates on Titan. J. Geophysical Research, 111, E11001, doi:10.1029/2005je002602

Manuscripts in Open Review

  1. Koven, C. D., J. Chambers, R. Knox, R. Negron-Juarez, W. J. Riley, V. Arora, V. Brovkin, P. Friedlingstein, C. Jones (In Review).  Production and turnover controls on terrestrial carbon feedbacks in the CMIP5 Earth System Models.  Biogeosciences Discuss. 12, 5757-5801 doi:10.5194/bgd-12-5757-2015
  2. Q. Zhu, W. J. Riley, J. Tang, and C. D. Koven (In review). Multiple soil nutrient competition between plants, microbes, and mineral surfaces: model development, parameterization, and example applications in several tropical forests. Biogeosciences Discuss., 12, 4057-4106, doi:10.5194/bgd-12-4057-2015.
  3. M. A. Rawlins, A. D. McGuire, J. K. Kimball, P. Dass, D. Lawrence, E. Burke, X. Chen, C. Delire, C. Koven, A. MacDougall, S. Peng, A. Rinke, K. Saito, W. Zhang, R. Alkama, T. J. Bohn, P. Ciais, B. Decharme, I. Gouttevin, T. Hajima, D. Ji, G. Krinner, D. P. Lettenmaier, P. Miller, J. C. Moore, B. Smith, and T. Sueyoshi. Assessment of model estimates of land–atmosphere CO2 exchange across Northern Eurasia. Biogeosciences Discuss., 12, 2257-2305, 2015 doi:10.5194/bgd-12-2257-2015.
  4. C. Le Quéré, R. Moriarty, R. M. Andrew, G. P. Peters, P. Ciais, P. Friedlingstein, S. D. Jones, S. Sitch, P. Tans, A. Arneth, T. A. Boden, L. Bopp, Y. Bozec, J. G. Canadell, F. Chevallier, C. E. Cosca, I. Harris, M. Hoppema, R. A. Houghton, J. I. House, A. Jain, T. Johannessen, E. Kato, R. F. Keeling, V. Kitidis, K. Klein Goldewijk, C. Koven, C. S. Landa, P. Landschützer, A. Lenton, I. D. Lima, G. Marland, J. T. Mathis, N. Metzl, Y. Nojiri, A. Olsen, T. Ono, W. Peters, B. Pfeil, B. Poulter, M. R. Raupach, P. Regnier, C. Rödenbeck, S. Saito, J. E. Salisbury, U. Schuster, J. Schwinger, R. Séférian, J. Segschneider, T. Steinhoff, B. D. Stocker, A. J. Sutton, T. Takahashi, B. Tilbrook, G. R. van der Werf, N. Viovy, Y.-P. Wang, R. Wanninkhof, A. Wiltshire, and N. Zeng (2014) Earth Syst. Sci. Data Discuss., 7, 521-610, 2014 doi:10.5194/essdd-7-521-2014
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