Publications

2024

  • Shekhar A, Hörtnagl L, Paul-Limoges E, Etzold S, Zweifel R, Buchmann N, Gharun M (2024) Contrasting impact of extreme soil and atmospheric dryness on the functioning of trees and forests.  Science of The Total Environment, 169931. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2024.169931

2023

  • Shekhar A, Hörtnagl L, Buchmann N, Gharun M (2023). Long-term changes in forest response to extreme atmospheric dryness. Global Change Biology, 00, 1– 18. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16846
  • Peters RL, Steppe K, Pappas C, Zweifel R, Babst F, Dietrich L, von Arx G, Poyatos R, Fonti M, Fonti P, Grossiord C, Gharun M, Buchmann N, Steger DN and Kahmen A (2023), Daytime stomatal regulation in mature temperate trees prioritizes stem rehydration at night. New Phytol. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.18964
  • Diao H, Wang A, Gharun M, Saurer M, Yuan F, Guan D, Dai G, Wu J, (2023). Tree-ring δ13C of Pinus koraiensis is a better tracer of gross primary productivity than tree-ring width index in an old-growth temperate forest,Ecological Indicators 153, 110418. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2023.110418
  • Haesen S, Lembrechts JJ, De Frenne P, Lenoir J, Aalto J, Ashcroft MB, Kopecký M, Luoto M, Maclean I, Nijs I, Niittynen P, van den Hoogen J, Arriga N, Brůna J, Buchmann N, Čiliak M, Collalti A, De Lombaerde E, Descombes P, Gharun M, … Van Meerbeek K (2023). ForestClim—Bioclimatic variables for microclimate temperatures of European forests. Global Change Biology, 29, 2886– 2892. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.16678
  • Lal P, Shekhar A, Gharun M, Das NN (2023). Spatiotemporal evolution of global long-term patterns of soil moisture, Science of Total Environment, 867, 161470. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.161470
  • Tang AC, Flechard CR, Arriga N, Papale D, Stoy PC, Buchmann N, Cuntz M, Douros J, Fares S, Knohl A, Šigut L, Simioni G, Timmermans R, Grünwald T, Ibrom A, Loubet B, Mammarella I, Belelli Marchesini L, Nilsson M,  Peichl M, Rebmann C, Schmidt M, Bernhofer C,  Berveiller D, Cremonese E, El-Madany TS,  Gharun M,  Gianelle D, Hörtnagl L,  Roland M, Varlagin A, Fu Z, Heinesch B, Janssens I, Kowalska N, Dušek J, Gerosa G, Mölder M, Tuittila ES, Loustau D (2023)
    Detection and attribution of an anomaly in terrestrial photosynthesis in Europe during the COVID-19 lockdown, Science of The Total Environment, 166149, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.166149
  • Graf, A., Wohlfahrt, G., Aranda-Barranco, S., Gharun, M. et al. Joint optimization of land carbon uptake and albedo can help achieve moderate instantaneous and long-term cooling effects. Communications Earth & Environment 4, 298 (2023). doi:10.1038/s43247-023-00958-4

2022

  • Shekhar A, Buchmann N, Gharun M (2022). How well do recently reconstructed solar-induced fluorescence datasets model gross primary productivity? Remote Sensing of Environment, 283, 113282. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2022.113282

  • Zhang W, Yu G, Chen Z,  Zhu X, Han L, Liu Z, Lin Y, Han S, Sha L, Wang H, Wang Y, Yan J, Zhang Y,  Gharun M (2022) Photosynthetic capacity dominates the interannual variation of annual gross primary productivity in the Northern Hemisphere, Science of The Total Environment, 849, 157856, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.157856
  • Meusburger K, Trotsiuk V, Schmidt-Walter P, Baltensweiler A, Brun P, Bernhard F, Gharun M, Habel R, Hagedorn F, Köchli R, Psomas A, Puhlmann H, Thimonier A, Waldner P, Zimmermann S, Walthert L (2022). Soil–plant interactions modulated water availability of Swiss forests during the 2015 and 2018 droughts. Global Change Biology, 00, 1– 17. doi: 10.1111/gcb.16332
  • Fu Z, Ciais P, Makowski D, Bastos A, Stoy P,C, Ibrom A, Knohl A, Migliavacca M, Cuntz M, Šigut L, Peichl M, Loustau D, El-​Madany TS, Buchmann N, Gharun M, Shekhar A, Janssens I, Markwitz C, Grünwald T, Rebmann C, Mölder M, Varlagin A, Mammarella I, Kolari P, Bernhofer C, Heliasz M, Vincke C, Pitacco A, Cremonese E, Foltýnová L, Wigneron J-P (2022) Uncovering the critical soil moisture thresholds of plant water stress for European ecosystems. Global Change Biology 28: 2111-​2123, doi: 10.1111/gcb.16050
  • Lembrechts JJ, …, Gharun M, et al. (2022) Global maps of soil temperature. Global Change Biology, doi: 10.1111/gcb.16060

2021

  • Gharun M, Klesse S, Tomlinson G, Waldner P, Stocker B, Rihm B, Siegwolf R, Buchmann N (2021) Effect of nitrogen deposition on centennial forest water-​use efficiency. Environmental Research Letters 16: 114036, doi: 10.1088/1748-​9326/ac30f9
  • Haesen S, Lembrechts JJ, De Frenne P, Aalto J, Ashcroft MB, Kopecký M, Lenoir J, Luoto M, Maclean I, Nijs I, Niittynen P, van den Hoogen J, Arriga N, Brůna J, Buchmann N, Čiliak M, Collalti A, De Lombaerde E, Gharun M, Goded I, Govaert S, Greiser C, Grelle A, Gruening C, Hederová L, Hylander K, Kreyling J, Kruijt B, Macek M, Máliš F, Man M, Manca G, Matula R, Meeussen C, Minerbi S, Montagnani L, Muffle L, Ogaya R, Penuelas J, Plichta R, Portillo-​Estrada M, Schmeddes J, Shekhar A, Spicher F, Ujházyová M, Vangansbeke P, Weigel R, Wild J, Van Meerbeek K (2021) ForestTemp – sub-​canopy microclimate temperatures of European forests. Global Change Biology 27: 6307-​6319, doi: 10.1111/gcb.15892
  • Zhou H, Shao J, Liu H, Du Z, Zhou L, Liu R, Bernhofer C, Grünwald T, Dušek J, Montagnani L, Tagesson T, Black TA, Jassal R, Woodgate W, Biraud S, Varlagin A, Mammarella I, Gharun M, Shekhar A, Buchmann N, Manco A, Magliulo E, Billesbach D, Silberstein RP, Ohta T, Yu G, Chen Z, Zhang Y, Zhou X (2021) Relative importance of climatic variables, soil properties and plant traits to spatial variability in net CO2 exchange across global forests and grasslands. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 307: 108506, doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2021.108506
  • Lin S, Li J, Liu Q, Gioli B, Paul-​Limoges E, Buchmann N, Gharun M, Hörtnagl L, Foltýnová L, Dušek J, Li L, Yuan W (2021) Improved global estimations of gross primary productivity of natural vegetation types by incorporating plant functional type. International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation 100: 102328, doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2021.102328
  • Adams MA, Bell TL, Gharun M (2021) Topography not tenure controls extent of wildfire within Mountain Ash forests. Environmental Research Letters 16: 044021, doi: 10.1088/1748-​9326/abe57e

2020

  • Gharun M, Hörtnagl L, Paul-​Limoges E, Ghiasi S, Feigenwinter I, Burri S, Marquardt K, Etzold S, Zweifel R, Eugster W, Buchmann N (2020) Physiological response of Swiss ecosystems to 2018 drought across plant types and elevation. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 375: 20190521, doi: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0521
  • Nelson JA, Pérez-​​Priego O, Zhou S, Poyatos R, Zhang Y, Blanken PD, Gimeno TE, Wohlfahrt G, Desai AR, Gioli B, Limousin JM, Bonal D, Paul-​​Limoges E, Scott RL, Varlagin A, Fuchs K, Montagnani L, Wolf S, Delpierre N, Berveiller D, Gharun M, Marchesini LB, Gianelle D, Šigut L, Mammarella I, Siebicke L, Black TA, Knohl A, Hörtnagl L, Magliulo V, Carvalhais N, Migliavacca M, Reichstein M, Jung M (2020) Ecosystem transpiration and evaporation: insights from three water flux partitioning methods across FLUXNET sites. Global Change Biology 26: 6916-​6930, doi: 10.1111/gcb.15314
  • Graf A, Klosterhalfen A, Arriga N, Bernhofer C, Bogena H, Bornet F, Brüggemann N, Brümmer C, Buchmann N, Chi J, Chipeaux C, Cremonese E, Cuntz M, Dušek J, El-​Madany TS, Fares S, Fischer M, Foltynova L, Gielen B, Gottschalk P, Gharun M, Ghiasi S, Grünwald T, Heinemann G, Heinesch B, Heliasz M, Holst J, Hörtnagl L, Ibrom A, Ingwersen J, Jurasinski G, Klatt J, Knohl A, Koebsch F, Konopka J, Korkiakoski M, Kowalska N, Kremer P, Kruijt B, Lafont S, Léonard J, De Ligne A, Longdoz B, Loustau D, Magliulo V, Mammarella I, Manca G, Mauder M, Migliavacca M, Mölder M, Ney P, Nilsson M, Neirynck J, Paul-​​Limoges E, Peichl M, Pitacco A, Poyda A, Rebmann C, Roland M, Sachs T, Schmidt M, Siebicke L, Schrader F, Šigut L, Tuittila ES, Varlagin A, Vendrame N, Vincke C, Völksch I, Wille C, Weber S, Wizemann HD, Zeeman M, Vereecken H (2020) Altered energy partitioning across terrestrial ecosystems in the European drought year 2018. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 375:  20190524, doi: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0524
  • Fu Z, Ciais P, Bastos A, Stoy P, Yan H, Green J, Wang B, Knohl A, Šigut L, Gharun M, Cuntz M, Arriga N, Roland M, Peichl M, Migliavacca M, Cremonese E, Varlagin A, Vincke C, Gourlez de la Motte L, Fares S, Buchmann N, El-​Madany TS, Magliulo E, Brümmer C, Huang Y, Léonard J, Bornet F, Koebsch F (2020) Sensitivity of gross primary productivity to climatic drivers during the summer drought of 2018 in Europe. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 375: 20190747, doi: 10.1098/rstb.2019.0747
  • Pastorello GZ, … Buchmann N, … Eugster W, … Feigenwinter I, … Gharun M, … Hörtnagl L, …, Maier R, … Merbold L, …, Paul-​Limoges E, … in total 286 coauthors (2020) The FLUXNET2015 dataset and the ONEFlux processing pipeline for eddy covariance data. Scientific Data 7: 225, doi: 10.1038/s41597-​020-0534-3
  • Xiao M, Yu Z, Kong D, Gu X, Mammarella I, Montagnani L, Arain MA, Merbold L, Magliulo V, Lohila A, Buchmann N, Wolf S, Gharun M, Hörtnagl L, Beringer J, Gioli B (2020) Stomatal response to decreased relative humidity constrains the acceleration of terrestrial evapotranspiration. Environmental Research Letters 15: 094066, doi: 10.1088/1748-​9326/ab9967
  • Schuldt B, Buras A, Arend M, Vitasse Y, Beierkuhnlein C, Damm A, Gharun M, Grams TEE, Hauck M, Hajek P, Hartmann H, Hilbrunner E, Hoch G, Holloway-​Phillips M, Körner C, Larysch E, Lübbe T, Nelson DB, Rammig A, Rigling A, Rose L, Ruehr NK, Schumann K, Weiser F, Werner C, Wohlgemuth T, Zang CS, Kahmen A (2020) A first assessment of the impact of the extreme 2018 summer drought on Central European forests. Basic and Applied Ecology 45: 86-​103, doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2020.04.003
  • Lembrechts JJ, …, Gharun M, Buchmann N, et al. (2020) SoilTemp: a global database of near-​surface temperature. Global Change Biology 26: 6616-​6629, doi: 10.1111/gcb.15123
  • Trotsiuk V, Hartig F, Cailleret M, Babst F, Forrester DI, Baltensweiler A, Buchmann N, Bugmann H, Gessler A, Gharun M, Minunno F, Rigling A, Rohner B, Stillhard J, Thuerig E, Waldner P, Ferretti M, Eugster W, Schaub M (2020), Assessing the response of forest productivity to climate extremes in Switzerland using model‐data fusion. Global Change Biology 26: 2463-​2476, doi: 10.1111/gcb.15011
  • Paul-​Limoges E, Wolf S, Schneider FD, Longo M, Moorcroft P, Gharun M, Damm A (2020) Partitioning evapotranspiration with concurrent eddy covariance measurements in a mixed forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 280: 107786, doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.107786

2018

  • Gharun M, Possell M, Vervoort RW, Adams MA, Bell TL (2018) Can a growth model be used to describe forest carbon and water balance after fuel reduction burning in temperate forests? Science of The Total Environment 615: 1000-​1009, doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.315

2017

  • Gharun M, Possell M, Bell TL, Adams MA (2017) Optimization of fuel reduction burning regimes for carbon, water and vegetation outcomes. Journal of Environmental Management 203: 157-​170, doi: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.07.056
  • Gharun M, Possell M, Jenkins M, Poon LF, Bell TL, Adams MA (2017) Improving forest sampling strategies for assessment of fuel reduction burning. Forest Ecology and Management 392: 78-​89, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2017.03.001

2015

  • Gharun M, Turnbull TL, Pfautsch S, Adams MA (2015) Stomatal structure and physiology does not explain differences in water use among montane eucalypts. Oecologia 177: 1171-​1181, doi: 10.1007/s00442-​015-3252-3
  • Gharun M, Turnbull TL, Henry J, Adams MA (2015) Mapping spatial and temporal variation in tree water use with an elevation model and gridded temperature data. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 200: 249-​257, doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.09.027
  • Gharun M, Azmi M, Adams MA (2015) Short-​term forecasting of water yield from forested catchments after bushfire: A case study from south-​east Australia. Water 7: 599-​614, doi: 10.3390/w7020599

2014

  • Gharun M, Vervoort RW, Turnbull TL, Adams MA (2014) A test of how coupling of vegetation to the atmosphere and climate spatial variation affects water yield modelling in mountainous catchments. Journal of Hydrology 514: 202-​213, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.04.037

2013

  • Gharun M, Turnbull TL, Adams MA (2013) Validation of canopy transpiration in a mixed-​species foothill eucalypt forest using a soil-​plant-atmosphere model. Journal of Hydrology 492: 219-​227, doi: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2013.03.051
  • Gharun M, Turnbull TL, Adams MA (2013) Stand water status in relation to fire in a mixed-​species eucalypt forest. Forest Ecology and Management 304: 162-​170, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.05.002
  • May D, Sivakumar M, Sarmadi F, Azmi M, Gharun M (2013) Discussion: Prediction of long-​term urban stormwater loads at single sites. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Water Management 167: 482-​484, doi: 10.1680/wama.13.00108

2012

  • Buckley TN, Turnbull TL, Pfautsch S, Gharun M, Adams MA (2012) Differences in water use between mature and post-​fire regrowth stands of subalpine Eucalyptus delegatensis R. Baker. Forest Ecology and Management 270: 1-​10, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.01.008

Book chapters

  • Bell TL, Gharun M, Possell M, Adams MA (2020) Impacts of prescribed burning on forest carbon and water. In: Leavesly A, Wouters M, Thornton R (Eds) Prescribed burning in Australasia: The science, practice and politics of burning the bush. Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council Limited, Melbourne, Australia, p 117-​123