Martin De Kauwe

ARC CoE for Climate Extremes,
University of New South Wales,
Sydney, Australia

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In review:

  1. Yang, J., Medlyn, B. E., De Kauwe, M. G., and Duursma, R. A. (2017) Applying the concept of ecohydrological equilibrium to predict steady-state leaf area index. In review.

  2. Ukkola, A., Pitman, A., De Kauwe, M. G., Abramowitz, G., Herger, N., Evans, J. and Decker, M. (2017) Evaluating CMIP5 model agreement for multiple drought metrics. In review.

  3. Walker, A. P., De Kauwe, M. G., Medlyn, B. E., Zaehle, S., Iversen, C. M., Asao, S., Guenet, B., Harper, A., Hickler, T., Hungate, B., Jain, A., Luo, Y., Lu, X., Lu, M., Luus, K., Megonigal, P., Oren, R., Ryanm, E., Shu, S., Talhelm, A., Wang, Y.-P., Warren, J. M., Werner, C., Xia, J., Yang, B., Zak, D. R. and Norby, R. J. (2017) Synthesis of four forest CO2 enrichment experiments demonstrates a sustained decadal carbon sink in aggrading temperate forest biomass. In review.

In print:

  1. Drake, J. E., Tjoelker, M. G., Vårhammar, A., Medlyn, B. E., Reich, P. B., Leigh, A., Pfautsch, S., Blackman, C. J., López, R., Aspinwall, M. J., Crous, K. Y., Duursma, R. A., Kumarathunge, D., De Kauwe, M. G., Jiang, M., Nicotra, A. B., Tissue, D. T., Choat, B., Atkin, O. K., and Barton, C. V. M. (2017) Trees tolerate an extreme heatwave through latent cooling and increased thermal tolerance. Global Change Biology, accepted.

  2. De Kauwe, M. G., Medlyn, B. E., Knauer, J. and Williams, C. A. (2017) Ideas and perspectives: How coupled is the vegetation to the boundary layer? Biogeosciences, 14, 4435-4453.  

  3. Whitley, R., Beringer, J., Hutley, L., Abramowitz, G., De Kauwe, M. G., Evans, B., Haverd, V., Li, L., Moore, C., Ryu, Y., Scheiter, S., Schymanski, S., Smith, B., Wang Y.-P., Williams, M., Yu, Q. (2017) Challenges and opportunities in modelling savanna ecosystems. Biogeosciences, 14, 4711-4732.  

  4. Knauer, J., Zaehle, S., Medlyn, B. E., Reichstein, M., Williams, C. A., Migliavacca, M., De Kauwe, M. G., Werner, C., Keitel, C., Kolari, P., Limousin, J.-M. and Linderson, M.-L. (2017) Towards physiologically meaningful water-use efficiency estimates from eddy covariance data. Global Change Biology, DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13893.

  5. Ukkola, A., Haughton, N., De Kauwe, M. G., Abramowitz, G. and Pitman, A. (2017) FluxnetLSM R package (v1.0): A community tool for processing FLUXNET data for use in land surface modelling. In review. Geoscientific Model Development, 10, 3379-3390.  

  6. Walker, A. P., Quaife, T., van Bodegom, P. M., De Kauwe, M. G., Keenan, T. F., Joiner, J, Lomas, M., MacBean, N., Xu, C., Yang, X. and Woodward, F. I. (2017) The impact of alternative trait-based Vcmax spatial-scaling hypotheses on global gross primary production. New Phytologist, 215, 1370-1386.

  7. Medlyn, B. E., De Kauwe, M. G., Lin, Y.-S., Knauer, J., Duursma, R. A., Williams, C. A., Arneth, A., Clement, R., Isaac, P., Limousin, J.-M., Linderson, M.-J., Meir, P., Martin-StPaul, N. and Wingate, L. (2017) How do leaf and ecosystem measures of water-use efficiency compare? New Phytologist, 216, 758–770.

  8. De Kauwe, M. G., Medlyn, B. E., Walker, A. P., Zaehle, S., Asao, S., Guenet, B., Harper, A. B., Hickler, T., Jain, A., Luo, Y., Lu, X., Luus, K., Parton, W. J., Shu, S., Wang, Y.-P., Werner, C., Xia, J., Pendall, E., Morgan, J. A., Ryan, E. M., Carrillo, Y., Dijkstra, F. A., Zelikova, T. J. and Norby R. J. (2017) Challenging terrestrial biosphere models with data from the long-term multi-factor Prairie Heating and CO2 Enrichment experiment. Global Change Biology, 23, 3623–3645.

  9. Ryan, E., Ogle, K., Peltier, D., Walker, A. P., De Kauwe, M. G., Medlyn, B. E., Williams, D. G., Parton, W., Asao, S., Guenet, B., Harper, A., Lu, X., Luus, K. A., Shu, S., Werner, C., Xia, J., Zaehle, S., Pendall, E. (2017) Gross primary production responses to warming, elevated CO2, and irrigation: quantifying the drivers of ecosystem physiology in a semiarid grassland. Global Change Biology, 23, 3092–3106.

  10. Norby, R. J., De Kauwe, M. G., Walker, A. P., Werner, C., Zaehle, S. and Zak, D. R. (2017) Comment on “Mycorrhizal association as a primary control of the CO2 fertilization effect”. Science, 355, 358-359.  

  11. Ukkola, A.M., De Kauwe, M. G., Pitman, A. J., Best, M. J., Haverd, V., Decker M., Abramowitz G. and Haughton, N. (2016) Land surface models systematically overestimate the intensity, duration and magnitude of seasonal-scale evaporative droughts. Environmental Research Letters, 11, 104012.  

  12. De Kauwe, M. G., Keenan, T. F., Medlyn, B. E., Prentice, I. C. and Terrer. C. (2016) Satellite based estimates underestimate the effect of CO2 fertilisation on net primary productivity. Nature Climate Change, 6, 892-893.  

  13. Medlyn, B. E., De Kauwe, M. G. and Duursma, R. A. (2016) New developments in the effort to model ecosystems under water stress. New Phytologist, 212, 5–7.

  14. Ukkola A.M., Pitman A.J., Decker M., Abramowitz G., De Kauwe, M. G., Kala J. and Wang Y.-P. (2016) Modelling evapotranspiration during precipitation deficits: identifying critical processes in a land surface model. Hydrological and Earth System Sciences, 20, 2403-2419.  

  15. Whitley, R., Beringer, J., Hutley, L., Abramowitz, G., De Kauwe, M. G., Duursma, R., Evans, B., Haverd, V., Li, L., Ryu, Y., Smith, B., Wang Y.-P., Williams, M., Yu, Q. (2016) A model inter-comparison study to examine limiting factors in modelling Australian tropical savannas. Biogeosciences, 13, 3245-3265  

  16. Kala, J., De Kauwe, M. G., Pitman, A. J., Medlyn, B. E., Wang, Y.-P., Lorenz, R., Perkins-Kirkpatrick, S. E. (2016) Impact of the representation of stomatal conductance on model projections of heatwave intensity. Scientific Reports, DOI:10.1038/srep23418.  

  17. Medlyn, B. E., De Kauwe, M. G., Zaehle, S., Walker, A. P., Duursma, R. A., Luus, K., Mishurov, M., Pak, B., Smith, B., Wang, Y.-P., Yang, X., Crous, K., Drake, J. E., Gimeno, T. E., Macdonald, C. A., Norby, R. J., Power, S. A., Tjoelker, M. G., Ellsworth, D. S. (2016) Using models to guide field experiments: a priori predictions for the CO2 response of a nutrient- and water-limited native Eucalypt woodland. Global Change Biology, 22, 2834-2851.

  18. De Kauwe, M. G., Lin, Y.-S., Wright, I. J., Medlyn, B. E., Crous, K. Y., Ellsworth, D. S., Maire, V., Prentice, I. C., Atkin, O. K., Rogers, A., Niinemets, U., Serbin, S., Meir, P., Uddling, J., Togashi, H. F., Tarvainen, L., Weerasinghe, L. K., Evans, B. J., Ishida, F. Y. and Domingues, T. F. (2016) A test of the “one-point method” for estimating maximum carboxylation capacity from field-measured, light-saturated photosynthesis. New Phytologist, 210, 1130–1144.

  19. Norby, R, J., De Kauwe, M. G., Domingues, T. F., Duursma, R. A., Ellsworth, D. S., Goll, D. S., Lapola, D. M., Luus, K. A., Mackenzie, A. R., Medlyn, B. E., Pavlick, R., Rammig, A., Smith, B., Thomas, R., Thonicke, K., Walker, A. P., Yang, X., Zaehle, S. (2016) Model-data synthesis for the next generation of forest FACE experiments. New Phytologist, 209, 17-28.  

  20. De Kauwe, M. G., Zhou, S.-X., Medlyn, B. E., Pitman, A. J., Wang, Y.-P., Duursma, R. A. and Prentice, I. C. (2015) Do land surface models need to include differential plant species responses to drought? Examining model predictions across a mesic-xeric gradient in Europe. Biogeosciences, 12, 7503–7518.  

  21. Kala, J., De Kauwe, M. G., Pitman, A. J., Lorenz, R., Medlyn, B. E., Wang, Y.-P., Lin, Y.-S., and Abramowitz, G. (2015) Implementation of an optimal stomatal conductance model in the Australian Community Climate Earth Systems Simulator (ACCESS1.3b). Geoscientific Model Development, 8, 3877–3889.  

  22. Medlyn, B. E., Zaehle, S., De Kauwe, M. G., Walker, A. P., Dietze, M. C., Hanson, P., Hickler, T., Jain, A., Luo, Y., Parton, W., Prentice, I. C., Thornton, P., Wang, S., Wang, Y.-P., Weng, E., Iversen, C. M., McCarthy, H., Warren, J., Oren, R., Norby, R. (2015) Using Ecosystem Experiments to Improve Vegetation Models. Nature Climate Change, 5, 528–534.

  23. Walker, A. P., Zaehle, S., Medlyn, B. E., De Kauwe, M. G., Asao S., Hickler, T., Parton, W., Ricciuto, D., Wang, Y.-P., Warlind, D. and Norby, R. J. (2015) Predicting long-term carbon sequestration in response to CO2 enrichment: How and why do current ecosystem models differ? Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29, 476–495, doi:10.1002/2014GB004995.

  24. De Kauwe, M.G., Kala, J., Lin, Y.-S., Pitman, A. J., Medlyn, B. E., Duursma, R. A., Abramowitz, G., Wang, Y.-P. and Miralles, D. G. (2015) A test of an optimal stomatal conductance scheme within the CABLE Land Surface Model. Geoscientific Model Development, 8, 431-452.  

  25. De Kauwe, M. G., Medlyn, B. E., Zaehle, S., Walker, A. P., Dietze, M. C., Wang, Y-P., Luo, Y., Jain, A., El-Masri, B., Hickler, T., Warlind, D., Weng, E., Parton, W., Thornton, P., Wang, S., Prentice, I. C., Asao, S., Smith, B., McCarthy, H., Iversen, C., Hanson, P, Warren, J., Oren, R. and Norby, R. (2014) Where does the carbon go? A model-data intercomparison of vegetation carbon allocation and turnover processes at two temperate forest free-air CO2 enrichment sites. New Phytologist, 203, 883-900.  

  26. Walker, A. P., Hanson, P. J., De Kauwe, M. G., Medlyn, B. E., Zaehle, S., Asao, S., Dietze, M. C., Hickler, T., Huntingford, C., Iversen, C., Jain, A. K., Lomas, M., Luo, Y., McCarthy, H., Parton, W. J., Prentice, I. C., Thornton, P. E., Wang, S., Wang, Y.-P., Warlind, D., Weng, E. S., Warren, J. M., Woodward, F. I., Oren, R. and Norby, R. J. (2014) Comprehensive ecosystem model-data synthesis using multiple datasets at two temperate forest free-air CO2 enrichment experiments: model performance at ambient CO2 concentration. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 119, 937–964.

  27. Zaehle, S., Medlyn, B. E., De Kauwe, M. G., Walker, A. P., Dietze, M. C., Hickler, T., Luo, Y., Wang, Y-P., El-Masri, B., Thornton, P., Jain, A., Wang, S., Warlind, D., Weng, E., Parton, W., Iversen, C. M., Gallet-Budynek, A., McCarthy, H., Finzi, A., Hanson, P. J., Prentice, I. C., Oren, R. and Norby, R. J. (2014) Evaluation of 11 terrestrial carbon–nitrogen cycle models against observations from two temperate Free-Air CO2 Enrichment studies. New Phytologist, 202, 803-822.  

  28. Medlyn, B. and De Kauwe, M. (2013) Biogeochemistry: Carbon dioxide and water use in forests. Nature, 499, 287-289.

  29. Lin, Y-S., Medlyn, B. E., De Kauwe, M. G., and Ellsworth D. E. (2013) Biochemical photosynthetic responses to temperature: how do interspecific differences compare with seasonal shifts? Tree Physiology, 33, 793-806.

  30. De Kauwe, M. G., Taylor, C., M., Harris, P., Weedon, G. and Ellis, R. J. (2013) Quantifying Land Surface Temperature Variability for Two Sahelian Mesoscale Regions during the Wet Season. Journal of Hydrometeorology, 14, 1605-1619.

  31. Medlyn, B. E., Duursma, R. A., De Kauwe, M. G., Prentice, I. C. (2013) The optimal stomatal response to atmospheric CO2 concentration: alternative solutions, alternative interpretations. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 182-183, 200-203.

  32. De Kauwe, M. G., Medlyn, B. E., Zaehle, S., Walker, A. P., Dietze, M. C., Hickler, T., Jain, A. K., Luo, Y., Parton, W. J., Prentice, C., Smith, B., Thornton, P. E., Wang, S., Wang, Y-P., Wårlind, D., Weng, E. S., Crous, K, Y., Ellsworth, D. S., Hanson, P. J., Seok-Kim, H., Warren, J. M., Oren, R. and Norby, R. J. (2013) Forest water use and water use efficiency at elevated CO2: a model-data intercomparison at two contrasting temperate forest FACE sites. Global Change Biology, 19, 1759-1779.

  33. Taylor, C., Gounou, A., Guichard, F., Harris, P, Ellis, R., Couvrex, F. and De Kauwe, M. (2011) Frequency of Sahelian storm initiation doubled over mesoscale soil moisture patterns. Nature Geoscience, 4, 430-433.

  34. Widlowski, J-L., Pinty, B., Clerici, M., Dai, Y., De Kauwe, M., de Ridder, K., Kallel, A., Kobayashi, H., Lavergne, T., Ni-Meister, W., Olchev, A., Quaife, T., Wang, S., Yang, W., Yang, Y and Yuuan, H. (2011) RAMI4PILPS: An Intercomparison of Formulations for the Partitioning of Solar Radiation in Land Surface Models. Journal of Geophysical Research, 116, G02019.

  35. De Kauwe, M. G., Disney, M., Quaife, T., Lewis, P., and Williams, M. (2011) An assessment of the MODIS collection 5 Leaf Area Index product for a region of mixed coniferous forest. Remote Sensing of Environment, 115, 767—780.

  36. Quaife, T., Lewis, P., De Kauwe, M., Williams, M., Law, B.E., Disney, M. and Bowyer P. (2008) Assimilating canopy reflectance data into an ecosystem model with an Ensemble Kalman Filter. Remote Sensing of Environment, 112, 1347—1367.

Reports:

  1. Hoffman, F. M., C. D. Koven, G. Keppel-Aleks, D. M. Lawrence, W. J. Riley, J. T. Randerson, A. Ahlström, G. Abramowitz, D. D. Baldocchi, M. J. Best, B. Bond-Lamberty, M. G. De Kauwe, A. S. Denning, A. Desai, V. Eyring, J. B. Fisher, R. A. Fisher, P. J. Gleckler, M. Huang, G. Hugelius, A. K. Jain, N. Y. Kiang, H. Kim, R. D. Koster, S. V. Kumar, H. Li, Y. Luo, J. Mao, N. G. McDowell, U. Mishra, P. R. Moorcroft, G. S. H. Pau, D. M. Ricciuto, K. Schaefer, C. R. Schwalm, S. P. Serbin, E. Shevliakova, A. G. Slater, J. Tang, M. Williams, J. Xia, C. Xu, R. Joseph, and D. Koch (2017), International Land Model Benchmarking (ILAMB) 2016 Workshop Report, DOE/SC-0186, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Science, Germantown, Maryland, USA, doi:10.2172/1330803.

Conference proceedings:

  1. Gounou, A., Taylor, C., Guichard, F., Harris, P., Ellis, R., Couvreux, F. and De Kauwe, M. (2011) Impact of Surface Heterogeneities on Convective Initiation in the Sahel. In proceedings: EGU2011-2625-2.

  2. Widlowski, J-L., Pinty, B., Clerici, M., Dai, Y., De Kauwe, M., de Ridder, K., Kallel, A., Kobayashi, H., Lavergne, T., Ni-Meister, W., Olchev, A., Quaife, T., Wang, S., Yang, W., Yang, Y and Yuuan, H. (2011) RAMI4PILPS: An Intercomparison of Formulations for the Partitioning of Solar Radiation in Land Surface Models. In proceedings: EGU201114032.

  3. De Kauwe, M., Quaife, T., Lewis, P., Disney, M. and Williams, M. (2008) Estimating the spatial exchange of carbon through the assimilation of Earth Observation (EO) derived products using an ensemble kalman filter. In proceedings: International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (IGARSS).

  4. Quaife, T., Lewis, P. and De Kauwe, M. (2008) Assimilating Earth observation data into land surface models. In proceedings: IGARSS08.

  5. Quaife, T., Lewis, P., Disney, M., De Kauwe, M., Williams, M. and Law, B.E. (2007). Assimilating reflectance data into a ecosystem model to improve estimates of terrestrial carbon flux. In proceedings: 10th International Symposium on Physical Measurements and Signatures in Remote Sensing (ISPMSRS007). Davos, Switzerland.

  6. Quaife, T., Lewis, P., Disney, M.I., De Kauwe, M., Williams, M. and Law, B.E. (2007) Assimilating reflectance data into an ecosystem model to improve estimates of terrestrial carbon fluxes, In proceedings: IGARSS07. Barcelona, Spain.

  7. Plummer, S., Arino, O., Ranera, F., Tansey, K., Chen, J., Dedieu, G., Eva, H., Piccolini, I., Borstlap, G., Beusen, B., Fierens, F., Heyns, W., Benedetti, R., Lacaze, R., Garrigues, S., Quaife, T., De Kauwe, M., Quegan, S., Raupach, M., Briggs, P., Poulter, B., Bondeau, A., Rayner, P., Schultz, M., Gobron, N. and McCallum, I. (2007). An update on the Globcarbon initiative: multi-sensor estimation of global biophysical products for global terrestrial carbon studies. ENVISAT symposium 2007. Montreux, Switzerland.

  8. Quaife, T.L., Lewis P., Disney M., De Kauwe, M. and Williams M. (2005). Assimilating Earth Observation Data into a Vegetation Model using an Ensemble Kalman Filter. In proceedings: The 9th International Symposium on Physical Measurements and Signatures in Remote Sensing. Beijing, China.