In press and published:


Hooper, D. U., F. S. Chapin, III, J. J. Ewel, A. Hector, P. Inchausti, S. Lavorel, J. H. Lawton, D. Lodge, M. Loreau, S. Naeem, B. Schmid, H. Setälä, A. J. Symstad, J. Vandermeer, and D. A. Wardle (2005) Effects of biodiversity on ecosystem processes: Implications for ecosystem management.  A position statement for the Ecological Society of America. (http://www.esa.org/pao/policyStatements/Statements/effectsBiodiversity.php)

Hooper, D. U., F. S. Chapin, III, J. J. Ewel, A. Hector, P. Inchausti, S. Lavorel, J. H. Lawton, D. Lodge, M. Loreau, S. Naeem, B. Schmid, H. Setälä, A. J. Symstad, J.Vandermeer, and D. A. Wardle (2005)  Effects of biodiversity on ecosystem functioning: a consensus of current knowledge. Ecological Monographs 75:3-35.  PDF version

Hooper, D.U. and J.S. Dukes (2004) Overyielding among plant functional groups in a long-term experiment. Ecology Letters 7: 95-105.  PDF version


Hooper, D.U., Z.G. Cardon, F.S. Chapin III, and M. Durant (2002) Corrected calculations for whole ecosystem measurements of CO2 flux using the LI-COR 6200 portable photosynthesis system. Oecologia 132: 1-11.  DOI 10.1007/s00442-002-0870-3  PDF version

Hooper, D.U., M. Solan, A. Symstad, S. Díaz, M.O. Gessner, N. Buchmann, V. Degrange, P. Grime, F. Hulot, F. Mermillod-Blondin, J. Roy, E. Spehn, L. van Peer (2002) Species diversity, functional diversity and ecosystem functioning. pp. 195-208 in P. Inchausti, M. Loreau, and S. Naeem, eds. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: synthesis and perspectives. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.  PDF version

Neff, J.C., and D.U. Hooper (2002) Vegetation and climate controls on potential CO2, DOC and DON production in northern latitude soils.  Global Change Biology 8: 872-884.    PDF version



Loreau, M., S. Naeem, P. Inchausti, J. Bengtsson, J.P. Grime, A. Hector, D.U. Hooper, M.A. Huston, D. Raffaelli, B. Schmid, D. Tilman, and D.A. Wardle (2001) Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: current knowledge and future challenges.  Science 294: 804-808.  PDF version

Thompson, J.N., O. J. Reichman, P.J. Morin, G.A. Polis, M.E. Power, R.W. Sterner, C.A. Couch, L. Gough, R. Holt, D.U. Hooper, F. Keesing, C.R. Lovell, B.T. Milne, M.C. Molles, D.W. Roberts, S.Y. Strauss (2001) Frontiers in Ecology. BioScience: 51: 15-24.  PDF version



Hooper, D.U., D.E. Bignell, V.K. Brown, L. Brussaard, J.M. Dangerfield, D.H. Wall, D.A. Wardle, D.C. Coleman, K.E. Giller, P. Lavelle, W.H. v. d. Putten, P.C. d. Ruiter, J. Rusek, W.L. Silver, J.M. Tiedje, and V. Wolters. 2000. Interactions between aboveground and belowground biodiversity in terrestrial ecosystems: patterns, mechanisms, and feedbacks. BioScience 50:1049-1061.  PDF version

Chapin, F.S. III, E.S. Zavaleta, V.T. Eviner, R.L. Naylor, P.M. Vitousek, H.L. Reynolds, D.U. Hooper, S. Lavorel, O.E. Sala, S.E. Hobbie, M.C. Mack, and S. Díaz (2000) Functional and societal consequences of changing biotic diversity. Nature 405: 234-242.  PDF version



Naeem, S., F.S. Chapin III, R. Costanza, P.R. Ehrlich, F.B. Golley, D.U. Hooper, J.H. Lawton, R.V. O’Neill, H.A. Mooney, O.E. Sala, A.J. Symstad, and D. Tilman (1999) Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: maintaining natural life support processes.  Issues in Ecology 4.  Ecological Society of America. Washington D.C., USA.  PDF version

Hooper, D.U, and L. Johnson (1999) Nitrogen limitation in dryland ecosystems: responses to geographical and temporal variation in precipitation.  Biogeochemistry 46:  247-293.


Hooper, D.U.  1998.  The role of complementarity and competition in ecosystem responses to variation in plant diversity. Ecology 79: 704-719.  PDF version

Hooper, D.U. and P.M. Vitousek.  1998.  Effects of plant composition and diversity on nutrient cycling. Ecological Monographs 68: 121-149.  PDF version

Verville, J.H., S.E. Hobbie, F.S. Chapin III, and D.U. Hooper. 1998. Response of tundra CH4 and CO2 flux to manipulation of temperature and vegetation.  Biogeochemistry 41: 215-235.

Chapin, F.S. III, O.E. Sala, I.C. Burke, J.P. Grime, D.U. Hooper, W.K. Lauenroth, A. Lombard, H.A. Mooney, A.R. Mosier, S. Naeem, S.W. Pacala, J. Roy, W. Steffen, and D. Tilman.  1998.  Ecosystem consequences of changing biodiversity. BioScience 48: 45-52.  PDF version,   BioScience Link


Hooper, D.U. and P.M. Vitousek.  1997.  The effects of plant composition and diversity on ecosystem processes. Science 277: 1302-1305.  PDF version

Chapin, F.S. III, B.H. Walker, R.J. Hobbs, D.U. Hooper, J.H. Lawton, O.E. Sala, and D. Tilman.  1997.  Biotic control over the functioning of ecosystems. Science 277: 500-504.  PDF version



Hooper, D., D. Hawksworth, and S. Dhillion.  1995.  Microbial diversity and ecosystem processes. Pages 433-443 in United Nations Environment Programme. Global Biodiversity Assessment. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK.



Vitousek, P.M. and D.U. Hooper.  1993.  Biological diversity and terrestrial ecosystem biogeochemistry. Pages 3-14 in E.-D. Schulze and H.A. Mooney, editors. Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany.