J. William Munger

J. William Munger

Senior Research Fellow in Atmospheric Chemistry
J. William Munger

Research Interests

Long-term measurements of net carbon exchange, canopy-atmosphere exchange of selected trace gases, and regional atmospheric chemistry

Related Publications

Foken, T., Babel, W., Munger, J. W., Gronholm, T., Vesala, T., and Knohl, A. (2021). Selected breakpoints of net forest carbon uptake at four eddy-covariance sites. Tellus Series B-Chemical and Physical Meteorology, 73(1), 1915648. https://doi.org/10.1080/16000889.2021.1915648

Dayalu, A., Munger, J. W., Wang, Y., Wofsy, S. C., Zhao, Y., Nehrkorn, T., Nielsen, C., McElroy, M. B., and Chang, R.: Evaluating China's anthropogenic CO2 emissions inventories: a northern China case study using continuous surface observations from 2005 to 2009, (2020), Atmos. Chem. Phys., 20, 3569–3588, doi:10.5194/acp-20-3569-2020.

Finzi, A. C., Giasson, M. A., Plotkin, A. A. B., Aber, J. D., Boose, E. R., Davidson, E. A., Dietze, M. C., Ellison, A. M., Frey, S. D., Goldman, E., Keenan, T. F., Melillo, J. M., Munger, J. W., Nadelhoffer, K. J., Ollinger, S. V., Orwig, D. A., Pederson, N., Richardson, A. D., Savage, K., Tang, J. W., Thompson, J. R., Williams, C. A., Wofsy, S. C., Zhou, Z. X., and Foster, D. R. (2020). Carbon budget of the Harvard Forest Long-Term Ecological Research site: pattern, process, and response to global change. Ecological Monographs, 90(4), Article e01423. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecm.1423

Liu, J., F. Cheng, W. Munger, P. Jiang, T. G. Whitby, S. Chen, W. Ji, and X. Man (2020), Precipitation extremes influence patterns and partitioning of evapotranspiration and transpiration in a deciduous boreal larch forest, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 287, 107936, doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2020.107936.

Battle, M. O., Munger, J. W., Conley, M., Sofen, E., Perry, R., Hart, R., Davis, Z., Scheckman, J., Woogerd, J., Graeter, K., Seekins, S., David, S., and Carpenter, J. (2019), Atmospheric measurements of the terrestrial O2 : CO2 exchange ratio of a midlatitude forest, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 8687–8701, doi:10.5194/acp-19-8687-2019

Clifton, O. E., Fiore, A. M., Munger, J. W., and Wehr, R. (2019). Spatiotemporal controls on observed daytime ozone deposition velocity over northeastern U.S. forests during summer. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 124, 5612– 5628. doi:10.1029/2018JD029073

Eshel G, Dayalu A, Wofsy SC, Munger JW, Tziperman E. (2019). Listening to the forest: An artificial neural network-based model of carbon uptake at Harvard Forest. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. doi:10.1029/2018JG004791.

Guerrieri, R., S. Belmecheri, S. V. Ollinger, H. Asbjornsen, K. Jennings, J. Xiao, B. D. Stocker, M. Martin, D. Y. Hollinger, R. Bracho-Garrillo, K. Clark, S. Dore, T. Kolb, J. W. Munger, K. Novick, and A. D. Richardson (2019), Disentangling the role of photosynthesis and stomatal conductance on rising forest water-use efficiency, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 116(34), 16909-16914, doi:10.1073/pnas.1905912116.

Song, S., Gao, M., Xu, W., Sun, Y., Worsnop, D. R., Jayne, J. T., Zhang, Y., Zhu, L., Li, M., Zhou, Z., Cheng, C., Lv, Y., Wang, Y., Peng, W., Xu, X., Lin, N., Wang, Y., Wang, S., Munger, J. W., Jacob, D. J., and McElroy, M. B. (2019), Possible heterogeneous chemistry of hydroxymethanesulfonate (HMS) in northern China winter haze, Atmos. Chem. Phys., 19, 1357–1371, doi/10.5194/acp-19-1357-2019.

Moch JM, Dovrou E, Mickley LJ, Keutsch FN, Cheng Y, et al. (2018). Contribution of hydroxymethane sulfonate to ambient particulate matter: A potential explanation for high particulate sulfur during severe winter haze in Beijing. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1029/2018GL079309.

Hayek, M. N., Longo, M., Wu, J., Smith, M. N., Restrepo-Coupe, N., Tapajós, R., da Silva, R., Fitzjarrald, D. R., Camargo, P. B., Hutyra, L. R., Alves, L. F., Daube, B., Munger, J. W., Wiedemann, K. T., Saleska, S. R., and Wofsy, S. C.: Carbon exchange in an Amazon forest: from hours to years, Biogeosciences, 15, 4833-4848, doi:10.5194/bg-15-4833-2018, 2018.

Kim, J. H., T. Hwang, Y. Yang, C. L. Schaaf, E. Boose, and J. W. Munger (2018b), Warming-induced earlier greenup leads to reduced stream discharge in a temperate mixed forest catchment, Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, doi:10.1029/2018JG004438.

Clifton, O. E., A. M. Fiore, J. W. Munger, S. Malyshev, L. W. Horowitz, E. Shevliakova, F. Paulot, L. T. Murray, and K. L. Griffin (2017), Interannual variability in ozone removal by a temperate deciduous forest, Geophysical Research Letters, 44(1), 542-552, doi:10.1002/2016gl070923.

Wehr, R., J. W. Munger, J. B. McManus, D. D. Nelson, M. S. Zahniser, E. A. Davidson, S. C. Wofsy, and S. R. Saleska (2016), Seasonality of temperate forest photosynthesis and daytime respiration, Nature, 534(7609), 680-683, doi:10.1038/nature17966.

Commane, R., L. K. Meredith, I. T. Baker, J. A. Berry, J. W. Munger, S. A. Montzka, P. H. Templer, S. M. Juice, M. S. Zahniser, and S. C. Wofsy (2015), Seasonal fluxes of carbonyl sulfide in a midlatitude forest, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1504131112.

Belmecheri, S., R. S. Maxwell, A. H. Taylor, K. J. Davis, K. H. Freeman, and W. J. Munger (2014), Tree-Ring Delta C-13 Tracks Flux Tower Ecosystem Productivity Estimates in a NE Temperate Forest, Environmental Research Letters, 9(7).

Keenan, T. F., J. Gray, M. A. Friedl, M. Toomey, G. Bohrer, D. Y. Hollinger, J. W. Munger, J. O'Keefe, H. P. Schmid, I. Suewing, B. Yang, and A. D. Richardson (2014), Net Carbon Uptake Has Increased through Warming-Induced Changes in Temperate Forest Phenology, Nature Climate Change, 4(7), 598-604.

Briber, B., L. Hutyra, A. Dunn, S. Raciti, and J. Munger (2013), Variations in Atmospheric CO2 Mixing Ratios across a Boston, MA Urban to Rural Gradient, Land, 2(3), 304-327.

Keenan, T. F., D. Y. Hollinger, G. Bohrer, D. Dragoni, J. W. Munger, H. P. Schmid, and A. D. Richardson (2013), Increase in Forest Water-Use Efficiency as Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide Concentrations Rise, Nature, 499(7458), 324-+.

Giasson, M.-A., A. M. Ellison, R. D. Bowden, P. M. Crill, E. A. Davidson, J. E. Drake, S. D. Frey, J. L. Hadley, M. Lavine, J. M. Melillo, J. W. Munger, K. J. Nadelhoffer, GL. Nicoll, S. V. Ollinger, K. E. Savage, P. A. Steudler, J. Tang, R. K. Varner, S. C. Wofsy, D. R. Foster, and A. C. Finzi. 2013. Soil respiration in a northeastern US temperate forest: a 22-year synthesis. Ecosphere 4(11):140. doi:10.1890/ES13.00183.1


Harvard Forest


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Earth & Planetary Sciences


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