D-Index & Metrics Best Publications
Environmental Sciences
USA
2022

D-Index & Metrics

Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Environmental Sciences D-index 133 Citations 88,303 328 World Ranking 12 National Ranking 6

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Awards & Achievements

2022 - Research.com Environmental Sciences in United States Leader Award

2002 - Fellow of American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Ecology
  • Ecosystem
  • Climate change

Remote sensing, Atmospheric sciences, Primary production, Vegetation and Ecology are his primary areas of study. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Land cover, Leaf area index, Photosynthetically active radiation and Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer. Steven W. Running combines subjects such as Global warming, Carbon cycle, Carbon sink, Evapotranspiration and Terrestrial ecosystem with his study of Atmospheric sciences.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Meteorology, Data assimilation, Biosphere and Biome in addition to Primary production. His work carried out in the field of Vegetation brings together such families of science as Productivity, Climatology and Growing season. Within one scientific family, Steven W. Running focuses on topics pertaining to Carbon sequestration under Ecology, and may sometimes address concerns connected to Permafrost carbon cycle.

His most cited work include:

  • A global overview of drought and heat-induced tree mortality reveals emerging climate change risks for forests (4059 citations)
  • FLUXNET: A New Tool to Study the Temporal and Spatial Variability of Ecosystem-Scale Carbon Dioxide, Water Vapor, and Energy Flux Densities (2698 citations)
  • Climate-driven increases in global terrestrial net primary production from 1982 to 1999. (2368 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Remote sensing, Primary production, Vegetation, Ecosystem and Ecology. His work deals with themes such as Land cover, Evapotranspiration, Leaf area index and Photosynthetically active radiation, which intersect with Remote sensing. Steven W. Running has included themes like Biomass, Productivity, Atmospheric sciences, Carbon cycle and Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer in his Primary production study.

His Vegetation research integrates issues from Meteorology, Phenology and Growing season. His Ecosystem study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Hydrology, Climate change and Biogeochemical cycle. The various areas that Steven W. Running examines in his Climate change study include Climatology and Physical geography.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Remote sensing (23.88%)
  • Primary production (24.41%)
  • Vegetation (22.31%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2009-2021)?

  • Primary production (24.41%)
  • Climate change (17.59%)
  • Climatology (20.47%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His scientific interests lie mostly in Primary production, Climate change, Climatology, Remote sensing and Ecology. His Primary production research is multidisciplinary, relying on both Biosphere, Atmospheric sciences, Terrestrial ecosystem and Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer. His Climate change research incorporates elements of Ecosystem, Physical geography, Environmental resource management and Water resources.

As a member of one scientific family, Steven W. Running mostly works in the field of Ecosystem, focusing on Agroforestry and, on occasion, Forest ecology. His Climatology research incorporates themes from Productivity, Earth system science, Vegetation and Precipitation. His Ecology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Snow and Environmental protection.

Between 2009 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • A global overview of drought and heat-induced tree mortality reveals emerging climate change risks for forests (4059 citations)
  • Drought-Induced Reduction in Global Terrestrial Net Primary Production from 2000 Through 2009 (1616 citations)
  • Improvements to a MODIS global terrestrial evapotranspiration algorithm (1353 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Ecology
  • Ecosystem
  • Climate change

His primary scientific interests are in Climate change, Climatology, Ecology, Ecosystem and Vegetation. His studies deal with areas such as Earth system science, Land use, land-use change and forestry and Environmental resource management as well as Climate change. His studies in Climatology integrate themes in fields like Productivity, Primary production, Energy balance and Moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer.

His work on Ecosystem services as part of his general Ecosystem study is frequently connected to Natural resource economics, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. In his study, which falls under the umbrella issue of Vegetation, Water cycle, Eddy covariance, Remote sensing, Algorithm and Meteorology is strongly linked to Evapotranspiration. His study looks at the relationship between Sink and topics such as Atmospheric sciences, which overlap with Atmospheric carbon cycle, Global change, Vapour Pressure Deficit, Land cover and Arid.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Best Publications

A global overview of drought and heat-induced tree mortality reveals emerging climate change risks for forests

Craig D. Allen;Alison K. Macalady;Haroun Chenchouni;Dominique Bachelet.
Forest Ecology and Management (2010)

5642 Citations

FLUXNET: A New Tool to Study the Temporal and Spatial Variability of Ecosystem-Scale Carbon Dioxide, Water Vapor, and Energy Flux Densities

Dennis Baldocchi;Eva Falge;Lianhong Gu;Richard Olson.
Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society (2001)

3274 Citations

Climate-driven increases in global terrestrial net primary production from 1982 to 1999.

Ramakrishna R. Nemani;Charles D. Keeling;Hirofumi Hashimoto;Hirofumi Hashimoto;William M. Jolly.
Science (2003)

3053 Citations

Drought-Induced Reduction in Global Terrestrial Net Primary Production from 2000 Through 2009

Maosheng Zhao;Steven W. Running.
Science (2010)

2127 Citations

Trends in the sources and sinks of carbon dioxide

Corinne Le Quéré;Corinne Le Quéré;Michael R. Raupach;Josep G. Canadell;Gregg Marland.
Nature Geoscience (2009)

1949 Citations

A Continuous Satellite-Derived Measure of Global Terrestrial Primary Production

Steven W Running;Ramakrishna R. Nemani;Faith Ann Heinsch;Maosheng Zhao.
BioScience (2004)

1898 Citations

Improvements to a MODIS global terrestrial evapotranspiration algorithm

Qiaozhen Mu;Maosheng Zhao;Steven W. Running.
Remote Sensing of Environment (2011)

1875 Citations

A general model of forest ecosystem processes for regional applications I. Hydrologic balance, canopy gas exchange and primary production processes

Steven W. Running;Joseph C. Coughlan.
Ecological Modelling (1988)

1874 Citations

Global products of vegetation leaf area and fraction absorbed PAR from year one of MODIS data

Ranga B. Myneni;S. Hoffman;Yuri Knyazikhin;J. Privette.
Remote Sensing of Environment (2002)

1782 Citations

The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS): land remote sensing for global change research

C.O. Justice;E. Vermote;J.R.G. Townshend;R. Defries.
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing (1998)

1545 Citations

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