- Ph.D. Bio-Environmental Engineering University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1982
- B.S. Atmospheric Science University of California, Davis, 1977
biometeorology, biosphere-atmosphere trace gas fluxes, ecosystem ecology, climate change
Our research approach involves the coordinated use of experimental measurements and theoretical models to understand the physical, biological, and chemical processes that control trace gas fluxes between the biosphere and atmosphere and to quantify their temporal and spatial variations. The spatial scales of this work ranges from the dimension of a leaf through the depth of plant canopies and the planetary boundary layer and the horizontal extent of landscapes. The temporal aspect of this work ranges from seconds through hours, days, seasons and years.
More information can be found in the Biometeorology Lab website.
Monson, R. and Baldocchi, D., 2014. Terrestrial Biosphere-Atmosphere Fluxes. Terrestrial Biosphere-Atmosphere Fluxes. Cambridge Univ Press, Cambridge, 1-487 pp. ISBN-13: 978-1107040656
Ma, S., J. L. Osuna, J. Verfaillie, and D. D. Baldocchi. 2017. Photosynthetic responses to temperature across leaf–canopy–ecosystem scales: a 15-year study in a Californian oak-grass savanna. Photosynthesis research:1-15. Doi:10.1007/s11120-017-0388-5
Chamberlain, S., Verfaillie, J, Eichelmann, E., Hemes, K. Baldocchi, D.D. Evaluation of density corrections to methane fluxes measured by open-path eddy covariance over contrasting landscapes, Boundary-Layer Meteorology. doi:10.1007/s10546-017-0275-9.
Baldocchi, Dennis; Chu, Housen; Reichstein, Markus. Inter-Annual Variability of Net and Gross Ecosystem Carbon Fluxes: A Review. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.05.015
Fisher, J. B., F. Melton, E. Middleton, C. Hain, M. Anderson, R. Allen, M. F. McCabe, S. Hook, D. Baldocchi, P. A. Townsend, A. Kilic, K. Tu, D. D. Miralles, J. Perret, J.-P. Lagouarde, D. Waliser, A. J. Purdy, A. French, D. Schimel, J. S. Famiglietti, G. Stephens, and E. F. Wood. 2017. The future of evapotranspiration: Global requirements for ecosystem functioning, carbon and climate feedbacks, agricultural management, and water resources. Water Resources Research 53:2618-2626. doi/10.1002/2016WR020175
Pastorello, G. Z., D. Papale, H. Chu, C. Trotta, D. A. Agarwal, E. Canfora, D. D. Baldocchi, and M. S. Torn (2017), A new data set to keep a sharper eye on land-air exchanges, Eos, 98, https://doi.org/10.1029/2017EO071597.
Liu, Y., M. J. Hill, X. Zhang, Z. Wang, A. D. Richardson, K. Hufkens, G. Filippa, D. D. Baldocchi, S. Ma, J. Verfaillie, and C. B. Schaaf. 2017. Using data from Landsat, MODIS, VIIRS and PhenoCams to monitor the phenology of California oak/grass savanna and open grassland across spatial scales. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 237–238:311-325.
Wharton, S., S. Ma, D. D. Baldocchi, M. Falk, J. F. Newman, J. L. Osuna, and K. Bible. 2017. Influence of regional nighttime atmospheric regimes on canopy turbulence and gradients at a closed and open forest in mountain-valley terrain. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 237–238:18-29. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2017.01.020
Chu, H.*, D. D. Baldocchi, R. John, S. Wolf*, and M. Reichstein (2017), Fluxes All of the Time? A Primer on the Temporal Representativeness of FLUXNET, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JG003576.
Oikawa, P. Y.*, G. D. Jenerette, S. H. Knox#, C. Sturtevant*, J. Verfaillie*, I. Dronova, C. M. Poindexter, E. Eichelmann*, and D. D. Baldocchi (2017), Evaluation of a hierarchy of models reveals importance of substrate limitation for predicting carbon dioxide and methane exchange in restored wetlands, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 122, doi:10.1002/2016JG003438.
Miner, G. L., Bauerle, W. L., and Baldocchi, D. D. (2017) Estimating the sensitivity of stomatal conductance to photosynthesis: A review. Plant, Cell & Environment, doi: 10.1111/pce.12871.
McNicol, G., Sturtevant, C. S.*, Knox, S. H#., Dronova, I., Baldocchi, D. D. and Silver, W. L. (2017), Effects of seasonality, transport pathway, and spatial structure on greenhouse gas fluxes in a restored wetland. Glob Change Biol. doi:10.1111/gcb.13580
Oikawa, P. Y.*, C. Sturtevant*, S. H. Knox#, J. Verfaillie*, Y. W. Huang, and D. D. Baldocchi. 2017. Revisiting the partitioning of net ecosystem exchange of CO2 into photosynthesis and respiration with simultaneous flux measurements of 13CO2 and CO2, soil respiration and a biophysical model, CANVEG. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 234–235:149-163.
Ma, S.*, D. Baldocchi, S. Wolf*, and J. Verfaillie*. 2016. Slow ecosystem responses conditionally regulate annual carbon balance over 15 years in Californian oak-grass savanna. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 228–229:252-264.
Xin, F., X. Xiao, B. Zhao, A. Miyata, D. Baldocchi, S. Knox#, M. Kang, K.-m. Shim, S. Min, B. Chen, X. Li, J. Wang, J. Dong, and C. Biradar. 2017. Modeling gross primary production of paddy rice cropland through analyses of data from CO2 eddy flux tower sites and MODIS images. Remote Sensing of Environment 190:42-55.
Baldocchi, D., Y. Ryu, and T. Keenan. 2016. Terrestrial Carbon Cycle Variability. F1000Research. http://f1000research.com/articles/5-2371/v1 DOI: 10.12688/f1000research.8962.1
Wang, J., X. M. Xiao, P. Wagle, S. Y. Ma*, D. Baldocchi, A. Carrara, Y. Zhang, J. W. Dong, and Y. W. Qin. 2016. Canopy and climate controls of gross primary production of Mediterranean-type deciduous and evergreen oak savannas. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 226:132-147. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.05.020
Wolf, S*., T. F. Keenan, J. B. Fisher, D. D. Baldocchi, A. R. Desai, A. D. Richardson, R. L. Scott, B. E. Law, M. E. Litvak, N. A. Brunsell, W. Peters, and I. T. van der Laan-Luijkx. 2016. Warm spring reduced carbon cycle impact of the 2012 US summer drought. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1519620113
Poindexter, C. M., D. D. Baldocchi, J. H. Matthes#, S. H. Knox#, and E. A. Variano. 2016. The contribution of an overlooked transport process to a wetland's methane emissions. Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1002/2016gl068782
Baldocchi, D., S. Knox#, I. Dronova, J. Verfaillie*, P. Oikawa*, C. Sturtevant*, J. H. Matthes#, and M. Detto*. 2016. The impact of expanding flooded land area on the annual evaporation of rice. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 223:181-193. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2016.04.001
Knox, S#. H., J. H. Matthes#, C. Sturtevant*, P. Y. Oikawa*, J. Verfaillie*, and D. Baldocchi. 2016. Biophysical controls on interannual variability in ecosystem-scale CO2 and CH4 exchange in a California rice paddy. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 121:978-1001. Doi: 10.1002/2015jg003247
Anderson, F. E., B. Bergamaschi, C. Sturtevant*, S. Knox#, L. Hastings, L. Windham-Myers, M. Detto*, E. L. Hestir, J. Drexler, R. L. Miller, J. H. Matthes#, J. Verfaillie*, D. Baldocchi, R. L. Snyder, and R. Fujii. 2016. Variation of energy and carbon fluxes from a restored temperate freshwater wetland and implications for carbon market verification protocols. Journal of Geophysical, Biogeoscience DOI: 10.1002/2015JG003083
Fellow, American Geophysical Union
American Meteorological Society Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biometeorology
Thompson Reuters Highly-Cited Researcher in Agricultural Sciences, 2014, 2015, 2016, ‘in recognition of ranking among the top 1% of researchers for most cited documents, in their specific field’ http://highlycited.com/
Thompson Reuters Highly-Cited Researcher in Environmental Science/Ecology, 2015
ESPM 2, The Biosphere
ESPM 100es, Methods for Environmental Science
ESPM 111, Ecosystem Ecology
ESPM 129, Biometeorology
ESPM 228, Advanced Topics in Biometeorology and Micrometeorology
Dennis D. Baldocchi
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Berkeley, CA 94720