Tamir Klein Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
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Dan Yakir Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
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Fyodor Tatarinov Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
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Eyal Rotenberg
  • Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


D. Sc. in Environmental Sciences, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Current position

Staff Scientist, D. Yakir’s Group, ESER, The Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Israel


  1. Tatarinov, F., Rotenberg, E., Maseyk, K., Ogee, J., Klein, T. and Yakir, D. (2016). Resilience to seasonal heat wave episodes in a Mediterranean pine forest. New Phytol 210(2): 485-496.
  2. Musavi, T., Migliavacca, M., van de Weg, J. M., Kattge, J., Wohlfahrt, G., van Bodegom, M. P., Reichstein, M., Bahn, M., Carrara, A., Domingues, F. T., Gavazzi, M., Gianelle, D., Gimeno, C., Granier, A., Gruening, C., Havránková, K., Herbst, M., Hrynkiw, C., Kalhori, A., Kaminski, T., Klumpp, K., Kolari, P., Longdoz, B., Minerbi, S., Montagnani, L., Moors, E., Oechel, C. W., Reich, B. P., Rohatyn, S., Rossi, A., Rotenberg, E., Varlagin, A., Wilkinson, M., Wirth, C. and Mahecha, D. M. (2016). Potential and limitations of inferring ecosystem photosynthetic capacity from leaf functional traits. Ecology and Evolution 6(20): 7352-7366.
  3. Llusia, J., Roahtyn, S., Yakir, D., Rotenberg, E., Seco, R., Guenther, A. and Penuelas, J. (2016). Photosynthesis, stomatal conductance and terpene emission response to water availability in dry and mesic Mediterranean forests. Trees 30(3): 749-759.
  4. Klein, T., Rotenberg, E., Tatarinov, F. and Yakir, D. (2016). Association between sap flow-derived and eddy covariance-derived measurements of forest canopy CO2 uptake. New Phytol 209(1): 436-446.
  5. Eder, F., De Roo, F., Rotenberg, E., Yakir, D., Schmid, H. P. and Mauder, M. (2015). Dynamics of the convective boundary layer above a solitary forest surrounded by semi-arid shrubland. Agric For Meteorol 211: 115-127.
  6. Klein, T., Rotenberg, E., Cohen-Hilaleh, E., Raz-Yaseef, N., Tatarinov, F., Preisler, Y., Ogée, J., Cohen, S. and Yakir, D. (2014). Quantifying transpirable soil water and its relations to tree water use dynamics in a water- limited pine forest. Ecohydrology 7: 409-419.
  7. Ungar, E. D., Rotenberg, E., Raz-Yaseef, N., Cohenc, S., Yakirb, D. and Schillera, G. (2013). Transpiration and annual water balance of Aleppo pine in a semiarid region: Implications for forest management. Forest Ecology and Management 298(15): 39-51.
  8. Lavi, A., Farmer, D. K., Segre, E., Moise, T., Rotenberg, E., Jimenez, L. J. and Rudich, Y. (2013). Fluxes of Fine Particles Over a Semi-Arid Pine Forest: Possible Effects of a Complex Terrain. Aerosol Sci Technol 47: 906-915.
  9. Klein, T., Di Matteo, G., Rotenberg, E., Cohen, S. and Yakir, D. (2013). Differential ecophysiological response of a major Mediterranean pine species across a climatic gradient. Tree Physiology 33: 26-36.
  10. Asaf, D., Rotenberg, E., Tatarinov, F., Dicken, U., Montzka, A. S. and Yakir, D. (2013). Ecosystem photosynthesis inferred from measurements of carbonyl sulphide flux. Nature Geosci 6: 186-190.
  11. Sprintsin, M., Cohen, S., Maseyk, K., Rotenberg, E., Grünzweig, J., Karnielia, A., Berlinera, P. and Yakirc, D. (2011). Long term and seasonal courses of leaf area index in a semi-arid forest plantation. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151: 565-574.
  12. Rotenberg, E. and Yakir, D. (2011). Distinct patterns of changes in surface energy budget associated with forestation in the semiarid region. Global Change Biology 17: 1536-1548.
  13. Yaseef, N. R., Yakir, D., Rotenberg, E., Schiller, G. and Cohen, S. (2010). Ecohydrology of a semi-arid forest: partitioning among water balance components and its implications for predicted precipitation changes. Ecohydrology 3: 143-154.
  14. Yakir, D. and Rotenberg, E. (2010). Forests and Climate: The Search for Specifics Response. Science 328: 1480-1481.
  15. Rotenberg, E. and Yakir, D. (2010). Contribution of semi-arid forests to the climate system. Science 327(5964): 451-454.
  16. Raz-Yaseef, N., Rotenberg, E. and Yakir, D. (2010). Effects of spatial variations in soil evaporation caused by tree shading on water flux partitioning in a semi-arid pine forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 150: 454-462.
  17. Garbulsky, M. F., Penuelas, J., Papale, D., Ardö, J., Goulden, L. M., Kiely, G., Richardson, D. A., Rotenberg, E., Veenendaal, M. E. and Filella, I. (2010). Patterns and controls of the variability of radiation use efficiency and primary productivity across terrestrial ecosystems. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19: 253-267.
  18. Franssen, H. J. H., Stockli, R., Lehner, I., Rotenberg, E. and Seneviratnea, S. I. (2010). Energy balance closure of eddy-covariance data: A multisite analysis for European FLUXNET stations. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 150: 1553-1567.
  19. Sprintsin, M., Karnieli, A., Berliner, P., Rotenberg, E., Yakir, D., Cohen, S. and Rotenberg, P. (2009). Evaluating the performance of the MODIS Leaf Area Index (LAI) product over a Mediterranean dryland planted forest. International Journal of Remote Sensing 30: 5061-5069.
  20. Raz-Yaseef, N., Yakir, D., Rotenberg, E., Schiller, G. and Cohen, S. (2009). Ecohydrology of a semi-arid forest: partitioning among water balance components and its implications for predicted precipitation changes. Ecohydrology 143-154.
  21. Grunzweig, J. M., Hemming, D., Maseyk, K., Lin, T., Rotenberg, E., Raz-Yaseef, N., Falloon, D. P. and Yakir, D. (2009). Water limitation to soil CO2 efflux in a pine forest at the semiarid "timberline". Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences 114: G03008.
  22. Maseyk, K. S., Lin, T., Rotenberg, E., Grunzweig, J. M., Schwartz, A. and Yakir, D. (2008). Physiology-phenology interactions in a productive semi-arid pine forest. New Phytol 178(3): 603-616.
  23. Maseyk, K., Grunzweig, J. M., Rotenberg, E. and Yakir, D. (2008). Respiration acclimation contributes to high carbon-use efficiency in a seasonally dry pine forest. Global Change Biology 14: 1553-1567.
  24. Gockede, M., Foken, T., Aubinet, M., Aurela, M., Banza, J., Bernhofer, C., Bonnefond, J. M., Brunet, Y., Carrara, A., Clement, R., Dellwik, E., Elbers, J., Eugster, W., Fuhrer, J., Granier, A., Grünwald, T., Heinesch, B., Janssens, I. A., Knohl, A., Koeble, R., Laurila, T., Longdoz, B., Manca, G., Marek, M., Markkanen, T., Mateus, J., Matteucci, G., Mauder, M., Migliavacca, M., Minerbi, S., Moncrieff, J., Montagnani, L., Moors, E., Ourcival, J. M., Papale, D., Pereira, J., Pilegaard, K., Pita, G., Rambal, S., Rebmann, C., Rodrigues, A., Rotenberg, E., Sanz, M. J., Sedlak, P., Seufert, G., Siebicke, L., Soussana, J. F., Valentini, R., Vesala, T., Verbeeck, H. and Yakiret, D. (2008). Quality control of CarboEurope flux data - Part 1: Coupling footprint analyses with flux data quality assessment to evaluate sites in forest ecosystems. Biogeosciences 5: 433-450.
  25. Sprintsin, M., Karnieli, A., Berliner, P., Rotenberg, E., Yakir, D. and Cohen, S. (2007). The effect of spatial resolution on the accuracy of leaf area index estimation for a forest planted in the desert transition zone. Remote Sensing of Environment 109: 416-428.
  26. Reichstein, M., Falge, E., Baldocchi, D., Papale, D., Aubinet, M., Berbigier, P., Bernhofer, C., Buchmann, N., Gilmanov, T., Granier, A., Grünwald, T., Havránková, K., Ilvesniemi, H., Janous, D., Knohl, A., Laurila, T., Lohila, A., Loustau, D., Matteucci, G., Meyers, T., Miglietta, F., Ourcival, J. M., Pumpanen, J., Rambal, S., Rotenberg, E., Sanz, M., Tenhunen, J., Seufert, G., Vaccari, F., Vesala, T., Yakir, D. and Valentini, R. (2005). On the separation of net ecosystem exchange into assimilation and ecosystem respiration: review and improved algorithm. Global Change Biology 11: 1424-1439.
  27. Rebmann, C., Gockede, M., Foken, T., Aubinet, M., Aurela, M., Berbigier, P., Bernhofer, C., Buchmann, N., Carrara, A., Cescatti, A., Ceulemans, R., Clement, R., Elbers, J. A., Granier, A., Grünwald, T., Guyon, D., Havránková, K., Heinesch, B., Knohl, A., Laurila, T., Longdoz, B., Marcolla, B., Markkanen, T., Miglietta, F., Moncrieff, L., Montagnani, J., Moors, E., Nardino, M., Ourcival, J. M., Ourcival, S., Rannik, Ü., Rotenberg, E., Sedlak, P., Unterhuber, G., Vesala, T. and Yakir, D. (2005). Quality analysis applied on eddy covariance measurements at complex forest sites using footprint modelling. Theor Appl Climatol 80: 121-141.
  28. Klein, T., Hemming, D., Lin, T., Grunzweig, J. M., Maseyk, K., Rotenberg, E. and Yakir, D. (2005). Association between tree-ring and needle delta13C and leaf gas exchange in Pinus halepensis under semi-arid conditions. Oecologia 144(1): 45-54.
  29. Jones, H. G., Archer, N. and Rotenberg, E. (2004). Thermal radiation, canopy temperature and evaporation from forest canopies. In: Mencuccini, M., Grace, J., Moncrieff, J. and McNaughton, K. (Eds). Forests at the Land-Atmosphere Interface. CAB International. Wallingford, 123-144.
  30. Kribus, A., Vishnevetsky, I., Rotenberg, E. and Yakir, D. (2003). Systematic errors in the measurement of emissivity caused by directional effects. Appl Opt 42(10): 1839-1846.
  31. Jones, H. G., Archer, N., Rotenberg, E. and Casa, R. (2003). Radiation measurement for plant ecophysiology. J Exp Bot 54(384): 879-889.
  32. Grunzweig, J. M., Lin, T., Rotenberg, E., Schwartz, A. and Yakir, D. (2003). Carbon sequestration in arid-land forest. Global Change Biology 9: 791-799.
  33. Davies, P. A., Guo, Y. K. and Rotenberg, E. (2002). Laboratory model studies of Mediterranean outflow adjustment in the Gulf of Cadiz. Deep-Sea Research Part Ii-Topical Studies in Oceanography 49: 4207-4223.
  34. Jones, H. G. and Rotenberg, E. (2000). Energy, radiation and temperature regulation in plants. ELS.
  35. Rotenberg, E., Mamane, Y. and Joseph, J. H. (1998). Long wave radiation regime in vegetation-parameterisations for climate research. Environmental Modelling & Software 13: 361-371.
1 Protocol published
Authors:  Fyodor Tatarinov, Eyal Rotenberg, Dan Yakir and Tamir Klein, date: 04/20/2017, view: 6664, Q&A: 0
This is a protocol to evaluate gross primary productivity (GPP) of a forest stand based on the measurements of tree’s sap flow (SF), 13C derived water use efficiency (WUE), and meteorological (met) data. GPP was calculated from WUE and ...
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