Peter Thornton


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  • Xu, Xiaofeng, et al. “Global Pattern and Controls of Soil Microbial Metabolic Quotient”. Ecological Monographs, vol. 87, no. 3, 2017, pp. 429-41,


  • Tang, Guoping, et al. “Addressing Numerical Challenges in Introducing a Reactive Transport Code into a Land Surface Model: A Biogeochemical Modeling Proof-of-Concept With CLM–PFLOTRAN 1.0”. Geoscientific Model Development, vol. 9, no. 3, 2016, pp. 927-46,
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  • Xu, Xiaofeng, et al. “A Microbial Functional Group-Based Module for Simulating Methane Production and Consumption: Application to an Incubated Permafrost Soil”. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, vol. 120, no. 7, 2015, pp. 1315-33,
  • Wullschleger, Stan D., et al. “Leaf Respiration (GlobResp) - Global Trait Database Supports Earth System Models”. New Phytologist, vol. 206, no. 2, 2015, pp. 483-5,