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Potter S, Kin C, Hall SJ, Sawyer J, McDaniel M. Field-applying an inexpensive, 13C-depleted, labile carbon source to study in-situ fate and short-term effects on soils.
Yi B, Lu C, Huang W, Yu W, Yang J, Howe AC, Weintraub-Leff SR, Hall SJ. Modeling lignin decomposition explicitly improves soil carbon flux predictions from a continental-scale dataset.
Leeford M, Mavi MS, Liptzin D, Hall SJ. Potential carbon mineralization assays are confounded by different soil drying temperatures

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68Weintraub-Leff SR, Hall SJ, Craig ME, Sihi D, Wang Z, Hart SC. 2023. Standardized data to improve understanding and modeling of soil nitrogen at continental scale. Earth’s Future 11: e2022EF003224.
67Huang W, Yu W, Yi B, Raman E, Yang J, Hammel KE, Timokhin VI, Lu C, Howe AC, Weintraub-Leff SR, Hall SJ. 2023. Contrasting geochemical and fungal controls on decomposition of lignin and soil carbon at continental scale. Nature Communications 14:2227.
66Hartfiel LM, Hoover N, Hall SJ, Isenhart TM, Gomes CL, Soupir ML. 2023. Low-flow conditions in a denitrification bioreactor contribute to sulfate reduction and methane production. Science of the Total Environment 877: 162837.
65Huang W, Mirabito A, Tenesaca CG, Mejia-Garcia WF, Lawrence N, Kaleita AL, VanLoocke A, Hall SJ. 2023. Controls on organic and inorganic soil carbon distribution in a poorly drained agroecosystem with subsurface drainage. Biogeochemistry 163:121–137.
64Hall SJ, Tenesaca CG, Lawrence NC, Green DIS, Helmers MJ, Crumpton WG, Heaton EA, VanLoocke A. 2023. Poorly drained depressions can be hotspots of nutrient leaching from agricultural soils. Journal of Environmental Quality 52:678-690.
63Almaraz M, Groffman PM, Silver WL, Hall SJ, Lin Y, O’Connell C, Porder S. 2023. Dinitrogen emissions dominate nitrogen gas emissions from soils with low oxygen availability in a moist tropical forest. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 128: e2022JG007210.
62Yu W, Huang W, Weintraub-Leff S, Hall SJ. 2022. Where and why do particulate organic matter (POM) and mineral-associated organic matter (MAOM) differ among diverse soils? Soil Biology and Biochemistry 172: 108756.
61Hall SJ, Huang W, Napieralski SA, Roden E. 2022. Response of soil microbial communities to cyclic time-varying anoxic conditions. Frontiers in Microbiology
60Yu W, Hall SJ, Hu H, Dutta S, Miao Q, Wang J, Kang H. 2022. Chronic nitrogen deposition drives microbial community change and disrupts bacterial-fungal interactions along a subtropical urbanization gradient. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 169: 108676.
59Chen J, Hu Y, Hall SJ, Hui D, Li J, Chen G, Sun L. 2022. Increased interactions between iron oxides and organic carbon under acid deposition drive large increases in soil organic carbon in a tropical forest in southern China. Biogeochemistry 158: 287-301.
58Ye C, Huang W, Hall SJ, Hu S. 2022. Association of organic carbon with reactive iron oxides driven by pH at the global scale. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 36: e2021GB007128.
57Hall SJ, Thompson A. 2022. What do relationships between extractable metals and soil organic carbon concentrations mean? Soil Science Society of America Journal 86: 195-208.
56Holden K, Hedrick A, Gangloff E, Hall SJ, Bronikowski A. 2022. Temperature dependence of metabolism and fuel selection from cells to whole organisms. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A 337: 199-205.
55Lawrence N, Tenesaca C, VanLoocke A, Hall SJ. 2021. Nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils challenge climate sustainability in the US Corn Belt. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118: e2112108118.
54Liu J, Villanueva P, Choi J, Gunturu S, Ouyang Y, Tiemann LK, Cole JR, Glanville KR, Hall SJ, McDaniel MD, Lee J, Howe A. 2021. MetaFunPrimer: an environment-specific, high-throughput primer design tool for improved quantification of target genes. mSystems 6: e00201-21
53Huang W, Wang K, Ye C, Hockaday WC, Wang G, Hall SJ. 2021. High carbon losses from oxygen-limited soils challenge biogeochemical models. Global Change Biology 27: 6166-6180.
52Yang W, Hall SJ, McNicol G. 2021. Chapter 19: Global Gases. Pp 557–579 in Principles and Applications of Soil Microbiology, 3rd Edition. Gentry, T.J., Fuhrmann, J.J., and D.A. Zuberer, Eds. Elsevier: Amsterdam.
51Curtinrich H, Sebestyen SD, Griffiths N, Hall SJ. 2021. Warming stimulates iron-mediated carbon and nutrient cycling in mineral-poor peatlands. Ecosystems.
50 Yu, W., Lawrence, N., Sooksa-nguan, T., Smith, S.D., Tenesaca, C., Howe, A.C., and S.J. Hall. 2021. Microbial linkages to soil biogeochemical processes in a poorly drained agroecosystem. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 156: 108228.
49 Yu, W, Weintraub, S.R., and S.J. Hall. 2021. Climatic and geochemical controls on soil carbon at the continental scale: interactions and thresholds. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 35: e2020GB006781.
48Waring, B., Sulman, B., Reed, S., Smith, A.P., Averill, C., Creamer, C., Cusack, C., Hall S.J., Jastrow J., Jilling, A., Kemner, K., Kleber, M., Liu, X.J.A., Pett-Ridge J., Schulz, M. 2020. From pools to flow: the PROMISE framework provides new insights on soil carbon cycling in a changing world. Global Change Biology.
47Bel, J., Legout, A., Saint-Andre, L., Hall, S.J., Löfgren, S., LaClau, J.-P., and G. van der Heijden. 2020. Conventional soil analysis methods underestimate the plant-available pools of Calcium, Magnesium and Potassium: evidence from a worldwide isotopic dilution approach. Scientific Reports 10:15703.
46Hall, S.J., Ye., C., Weintraub, S.R., and W.C. Hockaday. 2020. Molecular tradeoffs in soil organic carbon composition at continental scale. Nature Geoscience 13:687-692.
45Lawrence, N.C., and S.J. Hall. 2020. Capturing temporal heterogeneity in soil nitrous oxide fluxes with a robust and low-cost automated chamber apparatus. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 13:4065-4078.
44Hall, S.J., Huang, W., Timokhin, V.I., and K.E. Hammel. 2020. Lignin lags, limits, or leads the decomposition of litter and soil organic matter. Ecology 101: e03113.
43Bai, T., Wang, P., Hall, S.J., Wang, F., Ye, C., Li, Z., Li, S., Zhou, L. Qiu, Y., Guo, J., Guo, H., Wang, Y., and S. Hu. 2020. Interactive global change factors mitigate soil carbon change in a semi-arid grassland. Global Change Biology 26: 5320-5332.
42Chen, C., Hall, S.J., Coward, E., and A. Thompson. 2020. Iron-mediated organic matter decomposition can counteract protection. Nature Communications 11:2255.
41Huang, W., Ye, C., Hockaday, W., and S.J. Hall. 2020. Tradeoffs in soil carbon protection mechanisms under aerobic and anaerobic conditions. Global Change Biology 26: 3726-3737. doi:10.1111/gcb.15100
40Wilsey, B., Xu, X.J., Polley, H.W., Hofmockel, K, and S.J. Hall. 2020. Lower soil carbon stocks in exotic vs. native grasslands are driven by carbonate losses.  Ecology 101: e03039 10.1002/ECY.3039
39De, M., Riopel, J., Cihacek, L., Lawrinenko, M., Baldwin-Kordick, R., Hall, S.J., and M. McDaniel. 2020. Soil health recovery after grassland reestablishment on cropland – the effects of time and topographic position. Soil Science Society of America Journal 84: 568-586.
38Ye, C., and S.J. Hall. 2020. Mechanisms underlying limited soil carbon gains in perennial and cover-cropped bioenergy systems. Global Change Biology-Bioenergy: 12:101–117.
37Lambrecht, N., Katsev, S., Wittkop, C., Hall, S.J., Sheik, C.S., Picard, A., Fakhraee, M., and E.D. Swanner. 2020. Biogeochemical and physical controls on methane fluxes from two ferruginous meromictic lakes. Geobiology 18:54-69
36Shanley, J.B., Marvin-DiPasquale, M., Lane, O., Arendt, W.,  Hall, S.J., McDowell, W. H. 2020. Resolving a paradox – – High mercury deposition, but low bioaccumulation in northeastern Puerto Rico. Ecotoxicology.
35Hall, S.J., Russell, A.E., and A.R. Moore. 2019. Do corn-soybean rotations enhance organic matter decomposition? Plant & Soil 444:427–442.
34Huang, W., Hammel, K.E., Hao, J., Timokhin, V., Thompson, A., and S.J. Hall. 2019. Enrichment of lignin-derived carbon in mineral-associated organic matter. Environmental Science & Technology. 53:7522-7531.
33Ye, C., Hall, S.J., Hu, S. 2019. Controls on mineral-associated organic matter formation in a degraded Oxisol. Geoderma 338: 383-392.
32Hall, S.J., Reyes, L., Huang, W., and P.M. Homyak. 2018. Wet Spots as Hotspots: Moisture Responses of Nitric and Nitrous Oxide Emissions From Poorly Drained Agricultural Soils. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 123:3589-3602.
31Hall, S.J., Berhe, A.A., and A. Thompson. 2018. Order from disorder: Do soil organic matter composition and turnover co-vary with iron phase crystallinity? Biogeochemistry 140: 93-110.
30Huang, W. and S.J. Hall. 2018. Large impacts of small methane fluxes on carbon isotope values of soil respiration. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 124: 126-133.
29Ye, C., Chen, D., Hall, S.J., Pan, S., Yan, X., Bai, T., Guo, H., Zhang, Y., Bai, Y., and S. Hu. 2018. Reconciling multiple impacts of nitrogen enrichment on soil carbon: increased residue inputs, decreased microbial activity, and altered mineral sorption. Ecology Letters 21: 1162-1173.
28Huang, W., and S. J. Hall. 2017. Elevated moisture stimulates carbon loss from mineral soils by releasing protected organic matter. Nature Communications 8:1774.
27Hall, S.J., and W. Huang. 2017. Iron reduction: A mechanism for dynamic cycling of occluded cations in tropical forest soils? Biogeochemistry 136:91-102.
26Hall, S. J., Huang, W., and K. E. Hammel. 2017. An optical method for carbon dioxide isotopes and mole fractions in small gas samples: Tracing microbial respiration from soil, litter, and lignin. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 31:1938–1946.
25Russell, A. E., Hall, S. J., and J. W. Raich. 2017. Tropical tree species traits drive soil cation dynamics via effects on pH: A proposed conceptual framework. Ecological Monographs 87:685–701.
24Gabor, R. S., Hall, S. J., Eiriksson, D., Jameel ,Y., Millington, M., Stout, T., Barnes, M. L., Gelderloos, A., Tennant, H., Bowen, G. J., Neilson, B. T., and P. D. Brooks. 2017. Persistent urban influence on surface water quality via impacted groundwater. Environmental Science & Technology, 51:9477-9487.
23Huang, W., and S. J. Hall. 2017. Optimized high-throughput methods for quantifying iron biogeochemical dynamics in soil.  Geoderma, 306: 67
22Bowling, D.R., Schulze, E., and S. J. Hall. 2017. Revisiting streamside trees that do not use stream water: Can the two water worlds hypothesis and snowpack isotopic effects explain a missing water source? Ecohydrology, 10:e1771
21Hall, S.J., D.L. Lipzin, K. DeAngelis, H. Buss, W.L. Silver. 2016. Drivers and patterns of iron redox cycling from surface to bedrock in a deep tropical forest soil: a new conceptual model. Biogeochemistry, 130: 177-190.
20Hall, S.J., Ogata, E.M., Weintraub, S.R., Baker, M.A., Ehleringer, J.R., Czimczik, C.I., and D. R. Bowling. 2016. Convergence in nitrogen deposition and cryptic isotopic variation across urban and agricultural valleys in northern Utah. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences, 121: 2340-2355.
19Hall, S.J., S. R. Weintraub, and D. R. Bowling. 2016. Scale-dependent linkages between nitrate isotopes and denitrification in surface soils: Implications for isotope measurements and models. Oecologia 181: 1221-1231.
18Hall, S. J., W. L. Silver, V. I. Timokhin, and K. E. Hammel. 2016. Iron addition to soil specifically stabilized lignin. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 98:95–98
17Hall, S. J., S. R. Weintraub, D. Eiriksson, P. D. Brooks, M. A. Baker, G. J. Bowen, and D. R. Bowling. 2016. Stream nitrogen inputs reflect groundwater across a snowmelt-dominated montane to urban watershed. Environmental Science & Technology 50:1137–1146.
16Hall, S. J., M. A. Baker, S. B. Jones, J. Stark, and D. R. Bowling. 2016. Contrasting soil nitrogen dynamics across a montane meadow and urban lawn in a semi-arid watershed. Urban Ecosystems 19:1083-1101.
15Hall, S. J., R. L. Hale, M. A. Baker, D. R. Bowling, and J. R. Ehleringer. 2015. Riparian plant isotopes reflect anthropogenic nitrogen perturbations: robust patterns across land use gradients. Ecosphere 6:art200.
14Hall, S. J., W. L. Silver, V. I. Timokhin, and K. E. Hammel. 2015. Lignin decomposition is sustained under fluctuating redox conditions in humid tropical forest soils. Global Change Biology. 21:2818–2828.
13Bowling, D. R., J. E. Egan, S. J. Hall, and D. A. Risk. 2015. Environmental forcing does not induce diel or synoptic variation in the carbon isotope content of forest soil respiration. Biogeosciences 12:5143–5160.
12Hall, S. J., G. McNicol, T. Natake, and W. L. Silver. 2015. Large fluxes and rapid turnover of mineral-associated carbon across topographic gradients in a humid tropical forest: insights from paired 14C analysis. Biogeosciences 12:2471–2487.
11Hall, S. J., and W. L. Silver. 2015. Reducing conditions, reactive metals, and their interactions can explain spatial patterns of surface soil carbon in a humid tropical forest. Biogeochemistry, 125:149–165.
10Hall, S. J., J. Treffkorn, and W. L. Silver. 2014. Breaking the enzymatic latch: Impacts of reducing conditions on hydrolytic enzyme activity in tropical forest soils. Ecology 95:2964–2973.
9Silver, W. L., S. J. Hall, and G. González. 2014. Differential effects of canopy trimming and litter deposition on litterfall and nutrient dynamics in a wet subtropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management: 332:47–55.
8Hall, S. J., G. Maurer, S. W. Hoch, R. Taylor, and D. R. Bowling. 2014. Impacts of anthropogenic emissions and cold air pools on urban to montane gradients of snowpack ion concentrations in the Wasatch Mountains, Utah. Atmospheric Environment 98:231–241.
7Hall, S. J., and W. L. Silver. 2013. Iron oxidation stimulates organic matter decomposition in humid tropical forest soils. Global Change Biology 19:2804–28
6Hall, S. J., W. H. McDowell, and W. L. Silver. 2013. When wet gets wetter: Decoupling of moisture, redox biogeochemistry, and greenhouse gas fluxes in a humid tropical forest soil. Ecosystems 16:576–589.
5Hall, S. J., W. L. Silver, and R. Amundson. 2012. Greenhouse gas fluxes from Atacama Desert soils: a test of biogeochemical potential at the Earth’s arid extreme. Biogeochemistry 111:303–315.
4Hall, S. J., and J. B. Zedler. 2010. Constraints on sedge meadow self-restoration in urban wetlands. Restoration Ecology 18:671–68
3Hall, S. J. 2009. Cultural disturbances and local ecological knowledge mediate cattail (Typha domingensis) invasion in Lake Pátzcuaro, México. Human Ecology 37:241–249.
2Hall, S. J., R. Lindig-Cisneros, and J. B. Zedler. 2008. Does harvesting sustain plant diversity in central Mexican wetlands? Wetland
1Smith, S. D., S. J. Hall, P. R. Izquierdo, and D. A. Baum. 2008. Comparative pollination biology of sympatric and allopatric Andean Iochroma (Solanaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 95:600–617.
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