Vegetation changes under a changing environment and the impacts on water and carbon cycling
Vegetation changes under a changing environment and the impacts on water and carbon cycling
Editor(s): L. Wang, A. Wei, K. Bishop, A. D. Reeves, N. Ursino, and R. Winkler
Vegetation plays a vital role in sustaining water resources and aquatic health. Disturbance, both natural (e.g., wildfire, insects, disease, windstorms, drought) and anthropogenic (e.g., timber harvesting, land conversion), can have a profound effect on hydrological, geomorphic and ecological processes. With climate change, natural disturbance is becoming more frequent and catastrophic. This, together with growing anthropogenic disturbance, will undoubtedly affect water resources and consequently have significant implications for land managers and policy makers. This special issue calls for contributions to further our understanding of hydrological and ecological responses to accelerated environmental and land use changes.

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08 Mar 2018
Vegetation changes and water cycle in a changing environment
Lixin Wang, Xiaohua Wei, Kevin Bishop, Alison D. Reeves, Nadia Ursino, and Rita Winkler
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 1731–1734,,, 2018
13 Feb 2018
Characterization and evaluation of controls on post-fire streamflow response across western US watersheds
Samuel Saxe, Terri S. Hogue, and Lauren Hay
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 22, 1221–1237,,, 2018
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09 May 2017
The spatial distribution and temporal variation of desert riparian forests and their influencing factors in the downstream Heihe River basin, China
Jingyi Ding, Wenwu Zhao, Stefani Daryanto, Lixin Wang, Hao Fan, Qiang Feng, and Yaping Wang
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2405–2419,,, 2017
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02 May 2017
Variation of soil hydraulic properties with alpine grassland degradation in the eastern Tibetan Plateau
Tao Pan, Shuai Hou, Shaohong Wu, Yujie Liu, Yanhua Liu, Xintong Zou, Anna Herzberger, and Jianguo Liu
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 2249–2261,,, 2017
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10 Mar 2017
An integrated probabilistic assessment to analyse stochasticity of soil erosion in different restoration vegetation types
Ji Zhou, Bojie Fu, Guangyao Gao, Yihe Lü, and Shuai Wang
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1491–1514,,, 2017
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09 Mar 2017
Comparisons of stemflow and its bio-/abiotic influential factors between two xerophytic shrub species
Chuan Yuan, Guangyao Gao, and Bojie Fu
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 1421–1438,,, 2017
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16 Feb 2017
Water yield following forest–grass–forest transitions
Katherine J. Elliott, Peter V. Caldwell, Steven T. Brantley, Chelcy F. Miniat, James M. Vose, and Wayne T. Swank
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 981–997,,, 2017
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18 Jan 2017
Environmental controls on seasonal ecosystem evapotranspiration/potential evapotranspiration ratio as determined by the global eddy flux measurements
Chunwei Liu, Ge Sun, Steven G. McNulty, Asko Noormets, and Yuan Fang
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 311–322,,, 2017
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16 Jan 2017
Attributing regional trends of evapotranspiration and gross primary productivity with remote sensing: a case study in the North China Plain
Xingguo Mo, Xuejuan Chen, Shi Hu, Suxia Liu, and Jun Xia
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 295–310,,, 2017
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12 Jan 2017
On the non-stationarity of hydrological response in anthropogenically unaffected catchments: an Australian perspective
Hoori Ajami, Ashish Sharma, Lawrence E. Band, Jason P. Evans, Narendra K. Tuteja, Gnanathikkam E. Amirthanathan, and Mohammed A. Bari
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 281–294,,, 2017
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01 Dec 2016
Hydrological recovery in two large forested watersheds of southeastern China: the importance of watershed properties in determining hydrological responses to reforestation
Wenfei Liu, Xiaohua Wei, Qiang Li, Houbao Fan, Honglang Duan, Jianping Wu, Krysta Giles-Hansen, and Hao Zhang
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 4747–4756,,, 2016
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07 Nov 2016
Downstream ecosystem responses to middle reach regulation of river discharge in the Heihe River Basin, China
Yan Zhao, Yongping Wei, Shoubo Li, and Bingfang Wu
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 4469–4481,,, 2016
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12 Aug 2016
Variations of deep soil moisture under different vegetation types and influencing factors in a watershed of the Loess Plateau, China
Xuening Fang, Wenwu Zhao, Lixin Wang, Qiang Feng, Jingyi Ding, Yuanxin Liu, and Xiao Zhang
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 3309–3323,,, 2016
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01 Mar 2016
Projecting water yield and ecosystem productivity across the United States by linking an ecohydrological model to WRF dynamically downscaled climate data
Shanlei Sun, Ge Sun, Erika Cohen, Steven G. McNulty, Peter V. Caldwell, Kai Duan, and Yang Zhang
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 20, 935–952,,, 2016
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