Publications

2017

Carlson K.M., J.S. Gerber, N.D. Mueller, M. Herrero, G.K. MacDonald, K.A. Brauman, P. Havlik, C.S. O’Connell, J.A. Johnson, S. Saatchi, and P.C. West. 2017. Greenhouse gas emissions intensity of global croplands. Nature Climate Change 7: 63-68.

2016

Ponette-González A.G., L.M. Curran, A.M. Pittman, K.M. Carlson, B.G. Steele, D. Ratnasari, Mugiman, and K.C. Weathers. 2016. Biomass burning drives atmospheric nutrient redistribution within forested peatlands in Borneo. Environmental Research Letters 11:085003

Gerber J. S., K.M. Carlson, D. Makowski, N.D. Mueller, I.G. de Cortazar-Atauri, P. Havlik, M. Herrero, M. Launay, C.S. O’Connell, P. Smith, and P.C. West. 2016. Spatially explicit estimates of N2O emissions from croplands suggest climate mitigation opportunities from improved fertilizer management. Global Change Biology 22:3383-3394.

Garrett R. D.*, K.M. Carlson*, X. Rueda, and P. Noojipady. 2016. Assessing the potential additionality of certification by the Round table on Responsible Soybeans and the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil. Environmental Research Letters 11:045003. *denotes equal contribution.

2015

Carlson K. M., L.K. Goodman, and C.C. May-Tobin. 2015. Modeling relationships between water table depth and soil carbon loss in Southeast Asian plantations. Environmental Research Letters 10:074006.

Carlson K. M., L.M. Curran, A.G. Ponette-González, D. Ratnasari, Ruspita, N. Lisnawati, Y. Purwanto, K.A. Brauman, and P.A. Raymond. 2015. Consistent results in stream hydrology across watersheds: A reply to Chew and Goh. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences 120:812-817.

MacDonald G.K., K.A. Brauman, S. Sun, K.M. Carlson, E.S. Cassidy, J.S. Gerber, and P.C. West. 2015. Rethinking Agricultural Trade Relationships in an Era of Globalization. BioScience 65:275-289.

2014

Meyfroidt P., K.M. Carlson, M.E. Fagan, V.H. Gutiérrez-Vélez, M.N. Macedo,  L.M. Curran, R.S. DeFries, G.A. Dyer, H.K. Gibbs, E.F. Lambin, D.C. Morton, and V. Robiglio. 2014. Multiple pathways of commodity crop expansion in tropical forest landscapes. Environmental  Research Letters 9:074012.

West P.C., Gerber J.S., Engstrom P.M., Mueller N.D., Brauman K.A., Carlson K.M., Cassidy E.S., Johnston M., MacDonald G.K., Ray D.K., Siebert S. 2014. Leverage points for improving global food security and the environment. Science 345:325-328.

Carlson K. M., L.M. Curran, A.G. Ponette-González, D. Ratnasari, Ruspita, N. Lisnawati, Y. Purwanto, K.A. Brauman, and P.A. Raymond. 2014. Influence of watershed-climate interactions on stream temperature, sediment yield, and metabolism along a land-use intensity gradient in Indonesian Borneo. Journal of Geophysical Research Biogeosciences 119:1110-1128.

2013

Pittman A.M., K.M. Carlson, L.M. Curran, and A.G. Ponette-González. 2013. NASA Satellite Data Used to Study the Impact of Oil Palm Expansion Across Indonesian Borneo. The Earth Observer 25:12-15.

Carlson, K.M., and L.M. Curran. 2013. Refined carbon accounting for oil palm agriculture: disentangling potential contributions of indirect emissions and smallholder farmers. Carbon Management 4:347-349.

Carlson, K. M., L.M. Curran, G.P. Asner, A.M. Pittman, S.N. Trigg, and J.M. Adeney. 2013. Carbon emissions from forest conversion by Kalimantan oil palm plantations, 1990-2020. Nature Climate Change 3: 283-287.

2012

Carlson, K.M., L.M. Curran, D. Ratnasari, A.M. Pittman, B.S. Soares-Filho, G.P. Asner, S.N. Trigg, D.L.A. Gaveau, D. Lawrence, and H.O. Rodrigues. 2012. Committed carbon emissions, deforestation, and community land conversion from oil palm plantation expansion in West Kalimantan, Indonesia. PNAS 109:7559-7564.

Gaveau, D.L.A., L.M. Curran, G.D. Paoli, K.M. Carlson, P. Wells, A. Besse-Rimba, D. Ratnasari, and N. Leader-Williams. 2012. Examining protected area effectiveness in Sumatra: importance of regulations governing unprotected lands. Conservation Letters 5:142-148.

2011

Paoli, G.D., K.M. Carlson, A. Hooijer, S.E. Page, L.M. Curran, P.L. Wells, R. Morrison, J. Jauhiainen, A.M. Pittman, D. Gilbert, and D. Lawrence. 2011. Policy perils of ignoring uncertainty in oil palm research. PNAS 108:E218-E218.

2009

Carlson, K.M., and L.M. Curran. 2009. REDD pilot project scenarios: are costs and benefits altered by spatial scale? Environmental Research Letters 4:031003.

2008

Asner, G.P., K.M. Carlson, and D.E. Knapp. 2008. LBA-ECO LC-18 Hyperion 30-m Surface Reflectance, Mato Grosso, Brazil: July 2004. Oak Ridge National Laboratory Distributed Active Archive Center.

2007

Carlson, K.M., G.P. Asner, R.F. Hughes, R. Ostertag, and R.E. Martin. 2007. Hyperspectral remote sensing of canopy biodiversity in Hawaiian lowland rainforests. Ecosystems 10:536-549.

2006

Asner, G.P., R.E. Martin, K.M. Carlson, U. Rascher, and P.M. Vitousek. 2006. Vegetation-climate interactions among native and invasive species in Hawaiian rainforest. Ecosystems 9:1106-1117.

2005

Asner, G.P., K.M. Carlson, and R.E. Martin. 2005. Substrate age and precipitation effects on Hawaiian forest canopies from spaceborne imaging spectroscopy. Remote Sensing of Environment 98:457-467.