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Naama Raz-Yaseef's Publications

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Publications

Publications in Review or Editing
  • Raz Yaseef, N., Franz, T.E., Sonnentag, O., Kobayashi, H., Ma, S., Verfaillie, J., Chen, J., Shuttleworth, J., Baldocchi, D. What makes the ecosystem tick: challenges in revealing water controls over ecosystem fluxes in a semi-­‐arid oak-­‐grass savanna. In editing.
  • Raz Yaseef, N., Fischer M.L., Billesbach D.P., Biraud, S.C., Gunter S.A., Bradford, J.A., Torn, M.S., 2013. Drought Sensitivity of Three U.S. Southern Plains Ecosystems. Submitted.

Publications

  1. Koteen, L., Raz Yaseef , N., Baldocchi, D.D. Fine root biomass and soil organic carbon scale with tree size and age in a California oak savanna. Accepted with minor revisions to Ecohydrology, September 2013.
  2. Ungar, E., Rotenberg, E., Raz Yaseef, N., Cohen, S., Yakir, D., Schiller, G., 2013. Transpiration and annual water balance of Aleppo pine in a semiarid region: Implications for forest management. Forest Ecology and Management 298: 39-­‐51. 
  3. Raz Yaseef , N., Koteen, L., Baldocchi, D.D., 2013. Coarse root distribution of a semi-­‐arid oak savanna estimated with ground penetrating radar. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 118: 1-­‐13.
  4. Klein, T., Rotenberg, E., Cohen-­‐Hilaleh, E., Raz Yaseef, N., Tatarinov, F., Preisler, Y., Ogée, J., Cohen, S., Yakir, D., 2012. Quantifying transpirable soil water and its relations to tree water use dynamics in a water-­‐limited pine forest. Ecohydrology, DOI: 10.1002/eco.136 .
  5. Raz Yaseef, N., Yakir, D., Schiller, G., Cohen, S., 2012. Dynamics of evapotranspiration partitioning in a semi-­‐arid forest as affected by temporal rainfall patterns. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 157: 77-­‐85.
  6. Raz Yaseef, N., Rotenberg, E., Yakir, D., 2010. Effects of spatial variations in soil evaporation caused by tree shading on water flux partitioning in a semi-­‐arid pine forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 150 (3): 454-­‐462.
  7. Raz Yaseef, N., Yakir, D., Rotenberg, E., Schiller, G., Cohen, S., 2010. Ecohydrology of a semi-­‐arid forest: partitioning among water balance components and its implications for predicted precipitation changes. Ecohydrology 3: 143-­‐154.
  8. Grunzweig, J.M., Hemming, D., Maseyk, K. , Lin, T.B., Rotenberg, E., Raz Yaseef, N., Falloon, P.D., Yakir, D., 2009. Water limitation to soil CO2 efflux in a pine forest at the semiarid "timberline". Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences 114, G03008.
  9. Yair, A., Raz Yaseef, N., 2004. Hydrological processes in a small arid catchment: scale effects of rainfall and slope length. Geomorphology 61: 155-­‐169.

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    Invited Talks and Seminars

      • Raz Yaseef, N., 2013. Coarse root distribution of a semi-­‐arid oak Savanna estimated with ground penetrating radar. American Geophysical Union of the Americas, Cancun, Mexico.
      • Raz Yaseef, N., 2012. Coarse root distribution of a semi-­‐arid oak Savanna estimated with ground penetrating radar. Department seminar, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
      • Raz Yaseef, N., 2012. Dynamics of ET partitioning in a semi-­‐arid forest as affected by temporal rainfall patterns. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, USA.
      • Raz Yaseef, N., 2011. Ecosystem sensitivity to climate change: Rethinking the hydrologicalbalance. Department seminar, Soil and Water Sciences, Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Rehovot, Israel.
      • Raz Yaseef, N., 2013. Ecosystem sensitivity to climate change. Agricultural Research Organization, Beit Dagan, Israel. 
      • Raz Yaseef, N., 2012. Coarse root distribution of a semi-­‐arid oak Savanna estimated with ground penetrating radar. Department seminar, Department of Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
      • Raz Yaseef, N., 2012. Dynamics of ET partitioning in a semi-­‐arid forest as affected by temporal rainfall patterns. Department seminar, International Arctic Research Center, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska, USA.
      • Raz Yaseef, N., 2012. Estimating tree root biomass with a Ground  Penetrating Radar. Department of Environmental Science, Energy and  Management, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA.

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      Presentations

        1. Raz Yaseef, N., Fischer M.L., Billesbach D.P., Biraud, S.C., Gunter S.A., Bradford, J.A., Torn, M.S., 2013. Drought Sensitivity of Three U.S. Southern Plains Ecosystems. To be held, American Geophysical Union Meeting, to be held in San Francisco, California, USA (oral). 
        2. Raz Yaseef, N., Koteen, L., Verfaillie, J. and Baldocchi, D., 2012. Estimating tree root biomass with a Ground Penetrating Radar. American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA (poster).
        3. Raz Yaseef, N., Sonnentag, O., Kobayashi, H. and Baldocchi, D.D., 2011. Seasonality and interannual variability of ET and it’s partitioning in a semi-­‐arid oak-­‐savanna forest: what can modeled results tell us on how well we understand ecosystem functioning? Fluxnet-­‐Specnet Workshop, Berkeley, California, USA (poster).
        4. Koteen, L., Raz Yaseef, N., Verfaillie, J. and Baldocchi, D., 2011. Sampling and analyzing the root system from a blue oak savanna in the Sierra Nevada foothills using conventional sampling and ground penetrating radar (GPR). American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA (poster).
        5. Raz Yaseef, N., Sonnentag, O., Kobayashi, H. and Baldocchi, D.D., 2010. Inter-­‐annual variability of evapotranspiration in a semi-­‐arid oak-­‐savanna ecosystem: measured and modeled buffering to precipitation changes. American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA (oral).
        6. Raz Yaseef, N. and Yakir, D., 2009. Variations in Soil Evaporation and its Contribution to the Water Balance of a Semi-­‐arid Forest, American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA (poster).
        7. Raz Yaseef, N. and Yakir, D., 2008. Ecohydrological Aspects of a Semi-­‐Arid Forest, The Israeli Society of Ecology and Environmental Sciences Annual Assembly, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel (oral).
        8. Raz Yaseef, N. and Yakir D., 2008. Effects of Precipitation Patterns on Productivity of a Semi-­‐arid Forest, American Geophysical Union Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA (poster).
        9. Raz Yaseef, N. and Yakir D., 2008. Ecohydrological Controls over ET Partitioning at a Semi-­‐Arid Forest, European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria (oral).
        10. Raz Yaseef, N., Yakir D. and Schiller, G., 2007. The effect of rain and radiation on the water budget of a semi-­‐arid forest. The Israeli Geographical Association Annual Assembly, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel (poster).
        11. Raz Yaseef, N. and Yakir D., 2006. Partitioning evapotranspiration: variations in the relative contribution of soil evaporation. European Geophysical Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria (oral).
        12. Raz Yaseef, N., Maseyk, K. and Yakir, D., 2005. Forest floor evaporation: a novel chamber-­‐based technique to measure soil vapor exchange at a semi-­‐arid forest. The Israeli Society of Ecology and Environmental Sciences Annual Meeting, Israel (poster).
        13. Raz Yaseef, N. and Yair, A., 1998. Spatial scaling of rainfall – runoff relationships in a small arid catchment. Israel Geomorphological Research Group Annual Conference, Eilat, Israel (oral).

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