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Mueller, Peter, Jensen, Kai and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2016. Plants Mediate Soil Organic Matter Decomposition In Response To Sea Level Rise. Global Change Biology, 22(1): 404-414. doi:10.1111/gcb.13082

Pastore, Melissa A., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Langley, J. Adam. 2016. Elevated CO2 promotes long-term nitrogen accumulation only in combination with nitrogen addition. Global Change Biology, 22(1): 391-403. doi:10.1111/gcb.13112

Caplan, Joshua S., Hager, Rachel N., Megonigal, J. P. and Mozdzer, Thomas J. 2015. Global change accelerates carbon assimilation by a wetland ecosystem engineer. Environmental Research Letters, 10(11): 115006 doi:10.1088/1748-9326/10/11/115006

Bullock, Allyson L., Sutton-Grier, Ariana E. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2013. Anaerobic Metabolism in Tidal Freshwater Wetlands: III. Temperature Regulation of Iron Cycling. Estuaries and Coasts, 36(3): 482-490. doi:10.1007/s12237-012-9536-5

Duval, Benjamin D., Dijkstra, Paul, Drake, Bert G., Johnson, Dale W., Ketterer, Michael E., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Hungate, Bruce A. 2013. Element Pool Changes within a Scrub-Oak Ecosystem after 11 Years of Exposure to Elevated CO2. Plos One, 8(5): e64386 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064386

Emerson, David, Bellows, Wendy, Keller, Jason K., Moyer, Craig L., Sutton-Grier, Ariana and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2013. Anaerobic Metabolism in Tidal Freshwater Wetlands: II. Effects of Plant Removal on Archaeal Microbial Communities. Estuaries and Coasts, 36(3): 471-481. doi:10.1007/s12237-012-9496-9

Geatz, George W., Needelman, Brian A., Weil, Raymond R. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2013. Nutrient Availability and Soil Organic Matter Decomposition Response to Prescribed Burns in Mid-Atlantic Brackish Tidal Marshes. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 77(5): 1852-1864. doi:10.2136/sssaj2012.0272

Hungate, Bruce A., Day, Frank P., Dijkstra, Paul, Duval, Benjamin D., Hinkle, C. R., Langley, J. A., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Stiling, Peter, Johnson, Dale W. and Drake, Bert G. 2013. Fire, hurricane and carbon dioxide: effects on net primary production of a subtropical woodland. New Phytologist, 200(3): 767-777. doi:10.1111/nph.12409

Hungate, Bruce A., Dijkstra, Paul, Wu, Zhuoting, Duval, Benjamin D., Day, Frank P., Johnson, Dale W., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Brown, Alisha L. P. and Garland, Jay L. 2013. Cumulative response of ecosystem carbon and nitrogen stocks to chronic CO2 exposure in a subtropical oak woodland. New Phytologist, 200(3): 753-766. doi:10.1111/nph.12333

Keller, Jason K., Sutton-Grier, Ariana E., Bullock, Allyson L. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2013. Anaerobic Metabolism in Tidal Freshwater Wetlands: I. Plant Removal Effects on Iron Reduction and Methanogenesis. Estuaries and Coasts, 36(3): 457-470. doi:10.1007/s12237-012-9527-6

Langley, J. A., Mozdzer, Thomas J., Shepard, Katherine A., Hagerty, Shannon B. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2013. Tidal marsh plant responses to elevated CO2, nitrogen fertilization, and sea level rise. Global Change Biology, 19(5): 1495-1503. doi:10.1111/gcb.12147

Megonigal, J. Patrick and Rabenhorst, Martin. 2013. Reduction–Oxidation Potential and Oxygen. In: . Madison, WI: Soil Science Society of America, pp.71-85.

Megonigal, J. Patrick and Rabenhorst, Martin. 2013. Reduction–Oxidation Potential and Oxygen. In: DeLaune, R. D., Reddy, K. R., Richardson, C. J. and Megonigal, J. Patrick, Methods in Biogeochemistry of Wetlands. pp.71-85.

Mozdzer, Thomas J. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2013. Increased Methane Emissions by an Introduced Phragmites australis Lineage under Global Change. Wetlands, 33(4): 609-615. doi:10.1007/s13157-013-0417-x

Baldwin, Andrew H., Kangas, Patrick J., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Perry, Matthew C. and Whigham, Dennis F. 2012. Coastal Wetlands of Chesapeake Bay. In: Batzer, Darold P. and Baldwin, Andrew H., Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns. University of California Press, pp.29-43.

Dunbar, John, Eichorst, Stephanie A., Gallegos-Graves, La Verne, Silva, Shannon, Xie, Gary, Hengartner, N. W., Evans, R. David, Hungate, Bruce A., Jackson, Robert B., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Schadt, Christopher W., Vilgalys, Rytas, Zak, Donald R. and Kuske, Cheryl R. 2012. Common bacterial responses in six ecosystems exposed to 10 years of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide. Environmental microbiology, 14(5): 1145-1158. doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02695.x

Langley, J. A. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2012. Field-Based Radiometry to Estimate Tidal Marsh Plant Growth in Response to Elevated CO2 and Nitrogen Addition. Wetlands, 32(3): 571-578. doi:10.1007/s13157-012-0292-x

Mozdzer, Thomas J. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2012. Jack-and-Master Trait Responses to Elevated CO2 and N: A Comparison of Native and Introduced Phragmites australis. PLoS ONE, 7(10): 1-10. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042794

Pendleton, Linwood, Donato, Daniel C., Murray, Brian C., Crooks, Stephen, Jenkins, W. Aaron, Sifleet, Samantha, Craft, Christopher, Fourqurean, James W., Kauffman, J. Boone, Marbà, Núria, Megonigal, J. Patrick, Pidgeon, Emily, Herr, Dorothee, Gordon, David and Baldera, Alexis. 2012. Estimating Global “Blue Carbon” Emissions from Conversion and Degradation of Vegetated Coastal Ecosystems. PLoS ONE, 7(9): 1-7. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043542

White, K. P., Langley, J. A., Cahoon, D. R. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2012. C3 and C4 Biomass Allocation Responses to Elevated CO2 and Nitrogen: Contrasting Resource Capture Strategies. Estuaries and Coasts, 35(4): 1028-1035. doi:10.1007/s12237-012-9500-4

Brantley, S. L., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Scatena, F. N., Balogh-Brunstad, Z., Barnes, R. T., Bruns, M. A., Van Cappellen, P., Dontsova, K., Hartnett, H. E., Hartshorn, A. S., Heimsath, A., Herndon, E., Jin, L., Keller, C. K., Leake, J. R., Mcdowell, W. H., Meinzer, Frederick C., Mozdzer, Thomas J., Petsch, S., Pett-Ridge, J., Pregitzer, K. S., Raymond, P. A., Riebe, C. S., Shumaker, K., Sutton-Grier, Ariana E., et al. 2011. Twelve testable hypotheses on the geobiology of weathering. Geobiology, 9(2): 140-165.

Duval, Benjamin D., Dijkstra, Paul, Natali, Susan M., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Ketterer, Michael E., Drake, Bert G., Lerdau, Manuel T., Gordon, Gwyneth, Anbar, Ariel D. and Hungate, Bruce A. 2011. Plant-Soil Distribution of Potentially Toxic Elements in Response to Elevated Atmospheric CO2. Environmental science & technology, 45(7): 2570-2574. doi:10.1021/es102250u

Poffenbarger, Hanna J., Needelman, Brian A. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2011. Salinity Influence on Methane Emissions from Tidal Marshes. Wetlands, 31(5): 831-842. doi:10.1007/s13157-011-0197-0

Richter, Daniel deB, Bacon, Allan R., Mobley, Megan L., Richardson, Curtis J., Andrews, Susan S., West, Larry, Wills, Skye, Billings, Sharon, Cambardella, Cynthia A., Cavallaro, Nancy, DeMeester, Julie E., Franzluebbers, Alan J., Grandy, A. Stuart, Grunwald, Sabine, Gruver, Joel, Hartshorn, Anthony S., Janzen, Henry, Kramer, Marc G., Ladha, Jagdish K., Lajtha, Kate, Liles, Garrett C., Markewitz, Daniel, Megonigal, J. Patrick, Mermut, Ahmet R., Rasmussen, Craig, et al. 2011. Human-Soil Relations are Changing Rapidly: Proposals from SSSA's Cross-Divisional Soil Change Working Group. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 75(6): 2079-2084. doi:10.2136/sssaj2011.0124

Sutton-Grier, Ariana E. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2011. Plant species traits regulate methane production in freshwater wetland soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 43(2): 413-420. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2010.11.009

Sutton-Grier, Ariana E., Keller, Jason K., Koch, Rachel, Gilmour, Cynthia C. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2011. Electron donors and acceptors influence anaerobic soil organic matter mineralization in tidal marshes. Soil Biology & Biochemistry, 43(7): 1576-1583. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2011.04.008

Tzortziou, Maria, Neale, Patrick J., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Pow, Crystal Lee and Butterworth, Megan. 2011. Spatial gradients in dissolved carbon due to tidal marsh outwelling into a Chesapeake Bay estuary. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 426: 41-56. doi:10.3354/meps09017

Weber, Carolyn F., Zak, Donald R., Hungate, Bruce A., Jackson, Robert B., Vilgalys, Rytas, Evans, R. David, Schadt, Christopher W., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Kuske, Cheryl R. 2011. Responses of soil cellulolytic fungal communities to elevated atmospheric CO2 are complex and variable across five ecosystems. Environmental microbiology, 13(10): 2778-2793. doi:10.1111/j.1462-2920.2011.02548.x

Drohan, Patrick J., Havlin, John L., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Cheng, H. H. 2010. The "Dig It!" Smithsonian Soils Exhibition: Lessons Learned and Goals for the Future. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 74(3): 697-705. doi:10.2136/sssaj2009.0017

Langley, J. A. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2010. Ecosystem response to elevated CO2 levels limited by nitrogen-induced plant species shift. Nature, 466(7302): 96-99. doi:10.1038/nature09176

Megonigal, J. P., Stauffer, Barbara W., Starrs, Siobhan, Pekarik, Andrew J., Drohan, Patrick and Havlin, John. 2010. "Dig It!": How an Exhibit Breathed Life into Soils Education. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 74(3): 706-716. doi:10.2136/sssaj2009.0409

Megonigal, J. Patrick and Megonigal, E. J. 2010. News from Online?Smithsonian’s Dig It! Web Site Shows That Soil Is Not a Dirty, Four-Letter Word. Journal of chemical education, 87(2): 133-134. doi:10.1021/ed8000667

Rabenhorst, Martin C., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Keller, Jason. 2010. Synthetic Iron Oxides for Documenting Sulfide in Marsh Pore Water. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 74(4): 1383-1388. doi:10.2136/sssaj2009.0435

Fierer, Noah, Carney, Karen M., Horner-Devine, M. Claire and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2009. The Biogeography of Ammonia-Oxidizing Bacterial Communities in Soil. Microbial ecology, 58(2): 435-445. doi:10.1007/s00248-009-9517-9

Keller, Jason K., Weisenhorn, Pamela B. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2009. Humic acids as electron acceptors in wetland decomposition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 41(7): 1518-1522. doi:10.1016/j.soilbio.2009.04.008

Keller, Jason K., Wolf, Amelia A., Weisenhorn, Pamela B., Drake, Bert G. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2009. Elevated CO2 affects porewater chemistry in a brackish marsh. Biogeochemistry, 96(1-3): 101-117. doi:10.1007/s10533-009-9347-3

Langley, J. A., McKee, Karen L., Cahoon, Donald R., Cherry, J. A. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2009. Elevated CO2 stimulates marsh elevation gain, counterbalancing sea-level rise. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(15): 6182-6186. doi:10.1073/pnas.0807695106

Langley, J. A., McKinley, Duncan C., Wolf, Amelia A., Hungate, Bruce A., Drake, Bert G. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2009. Priming depletes soil carbon and releases nitrogen in a scrub-oak ecosystem exposed to elevated CO2. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 41(1): 54-60.

Langley, J. A., Sigrist, M. V., Duls, J., Cahoon, D. R., Lynch, J. C. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2009. Global change and marsh elevation dynamics: experimenting where land meets sea and biology meets geology. Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences, 38: 391-400. doi:10.5479/si.01960768.38.391

McKinley, D. C., Romero, J. C., Hungate, Bruce A., Drake, Bert G. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2009. Does soil N availability sustain long-term ecosystem response to elevated CO2?. Global Change Biology, 15(8): 2035-2048. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2008.01836.x

Megonigal, J. P. and Neubauer, S. C. 2009. Biogeochemistry of tidal fresh-water wetlands. In: Perillo Gerardo, M. E., Wolanski, E., Cahoon, Donald R. and Brinson, Mark M., Coastal wetlands: an integrated ecosystem approach. Elsevier Science, pp.535-562.

Whigham, Dennis F., Verhoeven, Jos T. A., Samarkin, Vladimir and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2009. Responses of Avicennia germinans (Black Mangrove) and the Soil Microbial Community to Nitrogen Addition in a Hypersaline Wetland. Estuaries and Coasts, 32(5): 926-936. doi:10.1007/s12237-009-9184-6

Ma, S., Luther, G. W., Keller, J., Madison, A. S., Metzger, E., Emerson, D. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2008. Solid-waste Au/Hg microelectrode for the investigation of Fe and Mn cycling in a freshwater wetland: Implications for methane production. Electroanalysis, 20: 233-239.

Megonigal, J. P. and Guenther, A. B. 2008. Methane emissions from upland forest soils and vegetation. Tree Physiology, 28: 491-498.

Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2008. Preface: “Frontiers in Wetland Biogeochemistry”. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science, 54(3): 237-238. doi:10.1080/03650340802132685

Tzortziou, M., Neale, Patrick J., Osburn, C. L., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Jaffe, R. 2008. Tidal marshes as a source of optically and chemically distinctive colored dissolved organic matter in the Chesapeake Bay. Limnology and Oceanography, 53: 148-159.

Carney, K. M., Hungate, Bruce A., Drake, Bert G. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2007. Altered soil microbial community at elevated CO2 leads to loss of soil carbon. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104: 4990-4995.

Cheng, W., Yagi, K., Akiyama, H., Nishimura, S., Sudo, S., Fumoto, T., Hasegawa, T., Hartley, A. E. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2007. Empirical model of soil chemical properties that regulte methane production in Japanese rice paddy soils. Journal of Environmental Quality, 36: 1920-1925.

Cornell, J. A., Craft, C. B. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2007. Ecosystem gas exchange across a created salt marsh chronosequence. Wetlands, 27(2): 240-250. doi:10.1672/0277-5212(2007)27[240:EGEAAC]2.0.CO

Erickson, John E., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Peresta, Gary and Drake, Bert G. 2007. Salinity and sea level mediate elevated CO2 effects on C3–C4 plant interactions and tissue nitrogen in a Chesapeake Bay tidal wetland. Global Change Biology, 13(1): 202-215. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2006.01285.x

Neubauer, S. C., Toledo-Durán, G. E., Emerson, D. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2007. Returning to their roots: iron-oxidizing bacteria enhance short-term plaque formation in the wetland-plant rhizosphere. Geomicrobiology Journal, 24(1): 65-73. doi:10.1080/01490450601134309

Weiss, Johanna V., Rentz, J. A., Plaia, T., Neubauer, S. C., Merrill-Floyd, M., Lilburn, T., Bradburne, C., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Emerson, D. 2007. Characterization of neutrophilic Fe(II)-oxidizing bacteria isolated from the rhizosphere of wetland plants and description of Ferritrophicum radicicola gen. nov sp nov., and Sideroxydans palludicola sp nov. Geomicrobiology Journal, 24: 559-570.

Wolf, Amelia A., Drake, Bert G., Erickson, John E. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2007. An Oxygen-Mediated Positive Feedback Between Elevated Carbon Dioxide and Soil Organic Matter Decomposition in a Simulated Anaerobic Wetland. Global Change Biology, 13(9): 2036-2044. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01407.x

Bridgham, S. D., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Keller, J. K., Bliss, N. B. and Trettin, C. 2006. The carbon balance of North American wetlands. Wetlands, 26(4): 889-916. doi:10.1672/0277-5212(2006)26[889:TCBONA]2.0.CO;2

Burdt, A. C., Galbraith, J. M. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2006. Using CO 2 Efflux Rates to Indicate Below-Ground Growing Seasons by Land-use Treatment. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 14(2): 133-145. doi:10.1007/s11273-005-5461-8

Hines, J. E., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Denno, R. F. 2006. Nutrient subsidies to belowgrround microbes impact aboveground food web interactions. Ecology, 87: 1542-1555.

Hungate, Bruce A., Johnson, D. W., Dijkstra, P., Hymus, G., Stiling, P., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Pagel, A. L., Moan, J. L., Day, F., Li, Jinhong, Hinkle, C. Ross and Drake, Bert G. 2006. Nitrogen cycling during seven years of atmospheric CO2 enrichment in a scrub oak woodland. Ecology, 87: 26-40.

Saunders, C. J., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Reynolds, J. F. 2006. Comparison of belowground biomass in C-3 and C-4-dominated mixed communities in a Chesapeake Bay brackish marsh. Plant and Soil, 280: 305-322.

Garnet, Kristy N., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Litchfield, Carol and Taylor, Jr. 2005. Physiological control of leaf methane emission from wetland plants. Aquatic Botany, 81: 141-155.

Marsh, A. S., Rasse, D. P., Drake, Bert G. and Patrick Megonigal, J. 2005. Effect of elevated CO 2 on carbon pools and fluxes in a brackish marsh. Estuaries, 28(5): 694-704.

Marsh, A. S., Rasse, Daniel P., Drake, Bert G. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2005. Carbon export from a brackish marsh exposed to elevated CO2. Estuaries, 28: 694-704.

Megonigal, J. P., Vann, C. D. and Wolf, A. A. 2005. FLooding constraints on tree (Taxodium Distichum) and herb growth responses to elevated CO2. Wetlands, 25: 430-438.

Neubauer, S. C., Givler, K., Valentine, S. K. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2005. Seasonal patterns and plant-mediated controls of subsurface wetland biogeochemistry. Ecology, 86: 3334-3344.

Weiss, Johanna V., Emerson, D. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2005. Rhizosphere Iron (III) depostion and reduction in a Juncus effusus L.-dominated wetland. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 69: 1861-1870.

Lim, C., Kafatos and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2004. Correlation between atmospheric CO2 concentrations and vegetation greenness in North America: CO2 fertilization effect. Climate Research, 28: 11-22.

Megonigal, J. P. 2004. Global natural cycles in Earth's system. In: Cilek, Vaclav, . Eolss Publishers, pp.

Megonigal, J. P., Hines, M. E. and Visscher, P. T. 2004. Anaerobic metabolism: linkages to trace gases and aerobic processes. In: Schlesinger, W. H., Biogeochemistry. Oxford, UK: Elsevier-Pergamon, pp.317-424.

Morse, J. L., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Walbridge, M. R. 2004. Sediment nutrient accumulation and nutrient availability in two tidal freshwater marshes along the Mattaponi River, Virginia. Biogeochemistry, 69: 175-206.

Pendall, E., Bridgham, S., Hanson, P. J., Hungate, Bruce A., Kicklighter, D. W., Johnson, D. W., Law, B. E., Luo, Y., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Olsrud, M., Ryan, M. G. and Wan, S. 2004. Below-ground process responses to elevated CO2 and temperature: a discussion of observations, measurement methods, and models. New Phytologist, 162: 311-322.

Weiss, Johanna V., Emerson, David and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2004. Geochemical control of microbial Fe(III) reduction potential in wetlands: comparison of the rhizosphere to non-rhizosphere soil. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 48(1): 89-100.

Craft, C., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Broome, S., Cornell, J., Freese, R., Stevenson, J., Zheng, L. and Sacco, J. 2003. Pace of ecosystem development of constructed Spartina alterniflora in marshes. Ecological Applications, 13: 1414-1432.

Darke, A. K. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2003. Control of sediment deposition rates in two mid-Atlantic Coast tidal freshwater wetlands. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 57: 255-268.

Vann, C. D. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2003. Elevated CO2 and water depth regulation of methane emissions: comparison of a woody and non-woody wetland plant species. Biogeochemistry, 63: 117-134.

Weiss, Johanna V., Emerson, D., Backer, S. M. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2003. Enumeration of Fe(II)-oxidizing and Fe(III)-reducing bacteria in the root zone of wetland plants: implications for a rhizosphere iron cycle. Biogeochemistry, 64: 77-96.

Megonigal, J. P. and Schlesinger, W. H. 2002. Methane-limited methanotrophy in tidal freshwater swamps. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 16: 1088, doi

Neubauer, S. C., Emerson, D. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2002. Life at the energetic edge: Kinetics of circumneutral iron oxidation by lithotrophic iron-oxidizing bacteria isolated from the wetland-plant rhizosphere. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 68: 3988-3995.

Vann, C. D. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2002. Productivity responses of Acer rubrum and Taxodium distichum seedlings to elevated CO2 and flooding. Environmental Pollution, 116: S31-S36.

Oren, R., Sperry, J. S., Evers, B. E., Pataki, D. E., Phillips, N. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2001. Sensitivity of mean canopy stomatal conductance to vapor pressure deficit in a flooded Taxodium distichum L. forest: hydraulic and non-hydraulic effects. Oecologia, 126: 21-29.

Day, F. P. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2000. Plant organic matter dynamics in the Dismal Swamp. In: Rose, Robert K., Natural history of the Great Dismal Swamp. Norfolk, VA: Old Dominion University Press, pp.51-57.

Najjar, R. G., Walker, H. A., Anderson, P. J., Barron, E. J., Bord, R. J., Gibson, J. R., Kennedy, V. S., Knight, C. G., Megonigal, J. Patrick, Conner, O., Polsky, C. D., Psuty, M. P., Richards, B. A., Sorenson, Lisa G., Steele, E. M. and Swanson, R. E. 2000. The potential impacts of climate change on the mid-Atlantic coastal region. Climate Research, 14: 219-233.

Schlesinger, W. H., Winkler, J. P. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 2000. Soils and the global carbon cycle. In: Wigley, T. M. L., Carbon Cycle. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University PRess, pp.93-101.

Emerson, D., Weiss, Johanna V. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 1999. Iron-oxidizing bacteria are associated with ferric hydroxide precipitates (Fe-Plaque) on the roots of wetland plants. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 65: 2758-2761.

Megonigal, J. P., Whalen, S. C., Tissue, D. T., Bovard, B. D., Albert, D. B. and Allen, A. S. 1999. A plant-soil-atmosphere microcosm for tracing radiocarbon from photosynthesis through methanogenesis. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 63: 665-671.

Oren, R., Phillips, N., Ewers, B. E., Pataki, D. E. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 1999. Sap-flux-scaled transpiration responses to light, vapor pressure deficit, and leaf area reduction in a flooded Taxodium distichum forest. Tree Physiology, 19: 337-347.

Megonigal, J. P. and Schlesinger, W. H. 1997. Enhanced CH4 emissions from a wetland soil exposed to elevated CO2. Biogeochemistry, 37: 77-88.

Megonigal, J. P., Conner, William H., Kroeger, Steven and Sharitz, Rebecca R. 1997. Aboveground production in southeastern floodplain forests: a test of the subsidy-stress hypothesis. Ecology, 78: 370-384.

Tissue, D. T., Megonigal, J. Patrick and Thomas, R. B. 1997. Nitrogenase activity and N2 fixation are stimulated by elevated CO2 in a tropical N2-fixing tree. Oecologia, 109: 28-33.

Megonigal, J. P.. 1996. Methane production and oxidation in a future climate. Duke University.

Megonigal, J. P., Faulkner, S. P. and Patrick, W. H. 1996. The microbial activity season in southeastern hydric soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 60: 1263-1266.

Schlesinger, W. H. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 1996. Biogeochemistry. GeoTimes, 41(2): 40

Megonigal, J. P. and Schlesinger, W. H. 1994. Biogeochemistry. GeoTimes, 39: 19-20.

Day, F. P. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 1993. Relationship between variable hydroperiod, production allocation, and belowground organic turnover in forested wetlands. Wetlands, 13: 115-121.

Megonigal, J. P., Patrick, W. H. J. and Faulkner, S. P. 1993. Wetland identification in seasonally flooded forest soils; soil morphology and redox dynamics. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 57: 140-149.

Young, P. J. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 1993. False ring formation in baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) saplings under two flooding regimes. Wetlands, 13: 293-298.

Megonigal, J. P. and Day, F. P. 1992. Effects of flooding on root and shoot production of bald cypress in large experimental enclosures. Ecology, 73: 1182-1193.

Day, F. P. and Megonigal, J. Patrick. 1989. Cypress root decomposition in experimental wetland mesocosms. Wetlands, 9: 263-282.

Megonigal, J. Patrick and Day, F. P. J. 1988. Organic matter dynamics in four seasonally flooded forest communities of the Dismal Swamp. American Journal of Botany, 75: 1334-1343.

Megonigal, J. P. 1985. Field notes: Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen (Northern Copperhead) and Lampropeltis getulus (Eastern Kingsnake). Catesbeiana, 5: 16