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William Schlesinger

William Schlesinger

Professor Emeritus, Science Program, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

schlesingerw@caryinstitute.org

Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies
2801 Sharon Turnpike; P.O. Box AB
Milbrook, NY 12545-0129

Titles

  • Professor Emeritus, Science Program, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

Education

  • PhD, Cornell University, 1976
  • AB (cum laude), Dartmouth College, 1972

External Links

Journal Articles

2018

DeCicco, J. M. and W. H. Schlesinger. 2018. Opinion: Reconsidering bioenergy given the urgency of climate protection. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 115(39):9642-9645. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1814120115. (link )

Mahall, B. E., P. J. Fonteyn, R. M. Callaway and W. H. Schlesinger. 2018. A 37‐year experimental study of the effects of structural alterations on a shrub community in the Mojave Desert, California. Journal of Ecology 106(3):1057-1072. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12904. (link )

2017

Griscom, B. W., J. Adams, P. W. Ellis, R. A. Houghton, G. Lomax, D. A. Miteva, W. H. Schlesinger, D. Shoch, J. V. Siikamaki, P. Smith, P. Woodbury, C. Zganjar, A. Blackman, J. Campari, R. T. Conant, C. Delgado, P. Elias, T. Gopalakrishna, M. R. Hamsik, M. Herrero, J. Kiesecker, E. Landis, L. Laestadius, S. M. Leavitt, S. Minnemeyer, S. Polasky, P. Potapov, F. E. Putz, J. Sanderman, M. Silvius, E. Wollenberg and J. Fargione. 2017. Natural climate solutions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114(44):11645-11650. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1710465114. (link )

2006

Chapin III, F. S., G. M. Woodwell, J. T. Randerson, G. M. Lovett, 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. 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, teminology, and methods. Ecosystems 9(7):1041-1050. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-005-0105-7. (link )

2005

Melillo, J. M., N. B. Grimm and W. H. Schlesinger. 2005. Ecology and the transition to sustainability. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3(1):3. DOI: 10.1890/1540-9295(2005)003[0003:EATTTS]2.0.CO;2. (link )

2001

Clark, J. S., S. R. Carpenter, M. Barber, S. Collins, A. Dobson, J. A. Foley, D. M. Lodge, M. Pascual, R. Pielke Jr, W. Pizer, C. Pringle, W. V. Reid, K. A. Rose, O. Sala, W. H. Schlesinger, D. H. Wall and D. Wear. 2001. Ecological forecasts: An emerging imperative. Science 293(5530):657-660. DOI: 10.1126/science.293.5530.657.

1996

Knops, J. M., T. H. Nash III and W. H. Schlesinger. 1996. The influence of epiphytic lichens on the nutrient cycling of an oak woodland.. Ecological Monographs 159-179.

Presentations

2014

Grimm, N. B., J. N. Galloway, W. H. Schlesinger, C. M. Clark, R. B. Jackson, B. E. Law, P. E. Thornton and A. R. Townsend. 2014. Climate change, ecosystem services, and biogeochemical cycles. Presentation at the From Oceans to Mountains, 99th Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, 10-15 August 2014, Sacramento, California. (link )

Report Chapters

2014

Galloway, J. N., W. H. Schlesinger, C. M. Clark, N. B. Grimm, R. B. Jackson, B. E. Law, P. E. Thornton, A. R. Townsend and R. A. Martin. 2014. Chapter 15: Biogeochemical cycles. Pp. 350-368 In: Melillo, J. M., T. Richmond and G. W. Yohe eds., Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment. (link )