Rebecca (Beckie) Lee Phillips, PhD

Peer-reviewed Scientific Journal Publications (2010-1999):

29.   Polley, H.W., Emmerich W., Bradford, J.A., Sims, P., Johnson, D.A., Saliendra,N., Svejcar, T., Angell, R., Frank, A.B., Phillips, R.L., Snyder, K., Morgan, J.A.  2010a. Global Change Biology 16: 990–1002, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01966.x


30.   Polley, H.W., Emmerich, W., Bradford, J.A., Sims, P., Johnson, D.A., Saliendra, N., Svejcar, T., Angell, R., Frank, A.B.,  Phillips, R.L., Snyder, K., Morgan, J.A., Sanabria, J., Mielnick, P.C., Dugas, W.A.  2010b. Rangeland Ecology & Management 63: 176-186, doi: 10.2111/REM-D-09-00015.1.

31.   Phillips, R.L., Podrebarac, F. 2009. Net fluxes of carbon dioxide, but not nitrous oxide or methane, are affected following agronomic-scale additions of urea to prairie and arable soils. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 41:2011–2013.

32.   Phillips, R.L., Tanaka, D., Archer, D., Hanson, J.D.. 2009. Fertilizer application timing affects greenhouse gas fluxes over a growing season. Journal of Environmental Quality 38:1569–1579.

33.   Phillips, R.L., Beeri, O., Scholljegerdes, E., Bjergaard, D., Hendrickson, J. 2009b. Integration of geospatial and cattle nutrition information to estimate paddock grazing capacity in Northern US prairie. Agricultural Systems 100:72–79.

34.   Phillips, R.L., Beeri, O. 2008. Scaling-up knowledge of growing-season net ecosystem exchange for long-term assessment of North Dakota grasslands under the Conservation Reserve Program. Global Change Biology 14:1008–1017.

35.   Polley, W., Frank, A.B., Sanabria, J.,  Phillips, R.L. 2008. Interannual variability in carbon dioxide fluxes and flux-climate relationships on northern mixed-grass prairie. Global Change Biology 14:1620–1632.

36.   Phillips, R.L., 2007. Denitrification in cropping systems at sub-zero soil temperatures. Agronomy for Sustainable Environment 28: 87–93.


37.   Phillips, R.L., Beeri, O. 2008. The role of hydropedologic vegetation zones in greenhouse gas emissions for agricultural wetland landscapes. Catena 72:386–394.


38.   Phillips, R.L. 2007. Organic agriculture and nitrous oxide emissions at sub-zero soil temperatures. Journal of Environmental Quality 36:23–30.

39.   Beeri, O., Phillips, R.L., Hendrickson, J., Frank, A.B., Kronberg, S.. 2007. Estimating forage quantity and quality using aerial hyperspectral imagery for northern mixed-grass prairie. Remote Sensing of Environment 110:216–225.

40.   Beeri, O., Phillips, R.L. 2007. Tracking palustrine water seasonal and annual variability in agricultural wetland landscapes using Landsat from 1997 to 2005. Global Change Biology 13:897–912.

41.   Phillips, R.L., Beeri, O., Liebig, M.A. 2006. Landscape estimation of canopy carbon/nitrogen ratios under variable drought stress in Northern Great Plains rangelands. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 111, G02015:1–10.

42.   Liebig, M.A., J.R. Gross, S.L. Kronberg, J.D. Hanson, A.B. Frank, and R.L. Phillips. 2006. Soil response to long-term grazing in the northern Great Plains of North America. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 115:270–276.

43.   Phillips, R.L., Beeri, O., DeKeyser, E.S. 2005. Remote wetland assessment for Missouri Coteau prairie glacial basins. Wetlands 25:335–349.

44.   Beeri, O., Phillips, R.L., Liebig, M., Carson, P. 2005. Alternate satellite models for estimation of sugar beet residue nitrogen credit. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 107:21–35.

45.   Phillips, R.L., Zak, D.R., Holmes, W.E., White, D.C. 2002. Microbial community composition and function beneath temperate trees exposed to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide and ozone. Oecologia 131:236–244.

46.   Phillips, R.L., Whalen,S.C., Schlesinger, W.H.. 2001. Influence of atmospheric carbon dioxide enrichment on nitrous oxide flux in a temperature forest ecosystem. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 15:741-752.


47.   Phillips, R.L., Whalen, S.C., Schlesinger, W.H. 2001. Influence of atmospheric carbon dioxide enrichment on methane consumption in a temperate forest soil. Global Change Biology 7:557–563.


48.   Phillips, R.L., Whalen, S.C., Schlesinger, W.H. 2001. Response of  soil methanotrophic activity to carbon dioxide enrichment in a North Carolina coniferous forest. Soil Biology & Biochemistry 33:793–800.


49.   Whalen, S.C., Phillips, R.L., Fischer, E. 1999. Nitrous oxide emission from an agricultural field fertilized with liquid lagoonal swine effluent. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 14:545–558.

50.   Phillips, R.L., Trlica, M.J., Leininger, W.C., Clary, W.P. 1999. Cattle use affects forage quality in a montane riparian ecosystem. Journal of Range Management 52:283–289.