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Scott Ferrenberg

Scott Ferrenberg

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, New Mexico State University

Department of Biology
New Mexico State University
PO Box 30001, MSC 3AF
Las Cruces, NM 88003


  • Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, New Mexico State University

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Journal Articles


Hoover, D. L., B. Bestelmeyer, N. B. Grimm, T. E. Huxman, S. C. Reed, O. E. Sala, T. R. Seastedt, H. Wilmer and S. Ferrenberg. 2020. Traversing the wasteland: A framework for assessing ecological threats to drylands. BioScience 70(1):35-47. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biz126. (link )


Tucker, C. L., S. Ferrenberg and S. C. Reed. 2018. Climatic sensitivity of dryland soil CO2 fluxes differs dramatically with biological soil crust successional state. Ecosystems 1-18. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-018-0250-4. (link )


Ferrenberg, S., A. M. Faist, A. J. Howell and S. C. Reed. 2017. Biocrusts enhance soil fertility and Bromus tectorum growth, and interact with warming to influence germination. Plant and Soil 429(1-2):77-90. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-017-3525-1. (link )

Ferrenberg, S. and S. C. Reed. 2017. Biocrust ecology: Unifying micro- and macro-scales to confront global change. New Phytologist 216(3):643-646. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14826. (link )

Ferrenberg, S., C. L. Tucker and S. C. Reed. 2017. Biological soil crusts diminutive communities of potential global importance. Frontieres in Ecology and the Environment 15(3):160-167. DOI: 10.1002/fee.1469. (link )

Rutherford, W. A., T. H. Painter, S. Ferrenberg, J. Belnap, G. S. Okin, C. Flagg and S. C. Reed. 2017. Albedo feedbacks to future climate via climate change impacts on dryland biocrusts. Scientific Reports 7:Art. 44188. DOI: 10.1038/srep44188. (link )