Tamir Klein 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
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Fyodor Tatarinov 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
Research focus
  • Plant science
  • 1 Author merit


Ph.D, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1987

Current position

Professor, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

Publications (since 2010)

  1. Helman, D., Lensky, M. I., Yakir, D. and Osem, Y. (2016). Forests growing under dry conditions have higher hydrological resilience to drought than do more humid forests. Global Change Biology.
  2. Helman, D., Osem, Y., Yakir, D. and Lensky, I. (2016). Relationships between climate, topography, water use and productivity in two key Mediteranean forest types with different water-use strategies. Agri Forest Meteor 232: 1-12.
  3. Klein, T., Cohen, S., Paudel, I., Rotenberg, E. and Yakir, D. (2016). Diurnal dynamics of water transport, storage and hydraulic conductivity in pine trees under seasonal drought. iForest.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Wingate, L., Ogee, J., Cremonese, E., Filippa, G., Mizunuma, T., Migliavacca, M., Moisy, C., Wilkinson, M., Moureaux, C., Wohlfahrt, G., Hammerle, A., Hoertnagl, L., Gimeno, C., Porcar-Castell, A., Galvagno, M., Nakaji, T., Morison, J., Kolle, O., Knohl, A., Kutsch, W., Kolari, P., Nikinmaa, E., Ibrom, A., Gielen, B., Eugster, W., Balzarolo, M., Papale, D., Klumpp, K., Koestner, B., Gruenwald, T., Joffre, R., Ourcival, J. M., Hellstrom, M., Lindroth, A., George, C., Longdoz, B., Genty, B., Levula, J., Heinesch, B., Sprintsin, M., Yakir, D., Manise, T., Guyon, D., Ahrends, H., Plaza-Aguilar, A., Guan, J. H. and Grace, J. (2015). Interpreting canopy development and physiology using a European phenology camera network at flux sites. Biogeosciences 12(20): 5995-6015.
  8. Eder, F., De Roo, F., Rotenberg, E., Yakir, D., Schmid, H. P. and Mauder, M. (2015). Secondary Circulations at a Solitary Forest Surrounded by Semi-Arid Shrubland and Their Impact on Eddy-Covariance Measurements. Agric For Meteorol 211: 115-127.
  9. Carmi, I., Yakir, D., Yechieli, Y., Kronfeld, J. and Stiller, M. (2015). Variations in the Isotopic Composition of Dissolved Inorganic Carbon in the Unsaturated Zone of a Semi-Arid Region. Radiocarbon 57:397-406.
  10. Angert, A., Yakir, D., Rodeghiero, M., Preisler, Y., Davidson, E. A. and Weiner, T. (2015). Using o-2 to Study the Relationships Between Soil Co2 Efflux and Soil Respiration. Biogeosciences 12(7): 2089-2099.
  11. Sternberg, M. and Yakir, D. (2015). Coordinated approaches for studying long-term ecosystem responses to global change. Oecologia 177(4): 921-924.
  12. Klein, T., Hoch, G., Yakir, D. and Korner, C. (2014). Drought stress, growth and nonstructural carbohydrate dynamics of pine trees in a semi-arid forest. Tree Physiol 34(9): 981-992.
  13. Berkelhammer, M., Asaf, D., Still, C., Montzka, S., Noone, D., Gupta, M., Provencal, R., Chen, H., and Yakir, D. (2014). Constraining surface carbon fluxes using in situ measurements of carbonyl sulfide and carbon dioxide. Global Biogechem Cycles 28(2): 161-179.
  14. 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.
  15. Klein, T., Yakir, D., Buchmann, N. and Grunzweig, J. M. (2014). Towards an advanced assessment of the hydrological vulnerability of forests to climate change-induced drought. New Phytol 201(3): 712-716.
  16. Affek, H. P. and Yakir, D. (2014). The Stable Isotopic Composition of Atmospheric CO2. In: Holland H. D. and Turekian K. K. (Eds). Treatise on Geochemistry, Second Edition. Oxford: Elsevier, 5: 179-212.
  17. Berry, J., Wolf, A., Campbell, E., Baker, I., Blake, N., Blake, D., Denning, A. S., Kawa, S. R., Montzka, S. A., Seibt, U. Y., Stimler, K., Yakir, D. and Zhu, Z. (2013). A coupled model of the global cycles of carbonyl sulfide and CO2: A possible new window on the carbon cycle. J Geophys Res Biogeochem.
  18. Ungar, E. D., Rotenberg, E., Raz-Yaseef, N., Cohenc, S., Yakir, D., 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.
  19. Klein, T., Springer, I., Fikler, B., Elbaz, G., Cohen, S. and Yakir, D. (2013). Stomatal regulation, water-use, and water-use-efficiency in two coexisting key Mediterranean tree species. Forest Ecol Magang 302: 34-42.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. Roland, M., Serrano-Ortiz, P., Kowalski, A. S., Goddéris, Y., Sánchez-Cañete, E. P., Ciais, P., Domingo, F., Cuezva, S., Sanchez-Moral, S., Longdoz, B., Yakir, D., Van Grieken, R., Schott, J., Cardell, C. and Janssens, I. A. (2013). Atmospheric turbulence atmospheric turbulence triggers pronounced diel pattern in karst carbonate geochemistry. Biogeosciences 10: 5009-5017.
  23. Kornfeld, A., Atkin, O. K., Griffin, K. L., Horton, T. W., Yakir, D. and Turnbull, M. H. (2013). Modulation of respiratory metabolism in response to nutrient changes along a soil chronosequence. Plant Cell Environ 36(6): 1120-1134.
  24. Carmi, I., Yakir, D., Yechieli, Y., Kronfeld, J. and Stiller, M. (2013). Variations in soil CO2 concentrations and isotopic values in a semi-arid region due to biotic and a-biotic processes in the unsaturated zone. Radiocarbon 55: 932-942.
  25. Klein, T., Cohen-Hilaleh, E., Raz-Yaseef, N., Rotenberg, E., Tatarinov, F., Preisler, Y., Ogee, J., Cohen, S. and Yakir, D. (2012). Quantification of transpirable soil water explains tree water use dynamics. Ecohydrology.
  26. Gelfand, I., Grunzweig, J. M. and Yakir, D. (2012). Slowing of nitrogen cycling and increasing nitrogen use efficiency following afforestation of semi-arid shrubland. Oecologia 168: 563-575.
  27. Kornfeld, A., Horton, T., Yakir, D. and Turnbull, M. (2012). Correcting for nonlinearity effects across a wide dynamic range. Rapid Comm.  Mass Spectrometry 26: 460–468.
  28. Raz Yaseef, N., Yakir, D., Schiller, G. and Cohen, S. (2012). Dynamics of evapotranspiration partitioning in an open-canopy semi-arid pine forest as affected by rainfall patterns. Agri Forest Meteor 157: 77-85.
  29. Kornfeld, A., Horton, T. W., Yakir, D., Searle, S. Y., Griffin, K. L., Atkin, O. K., Subke, J. A. and Turnbull, M. H. (2012). A field-compatible method for measuring alternative respiratory pathway activities in vivo using stable O2 isotopes. Plant, Cell & Environment 35: 1518-1532.
  30. Stimler, K., Berry, J. A. and Yakir, D. (2012). Variations in leaf COS/CO2 uptake across species and a possible COS mediated H2S effect on stomatal conductance. Plant Physiol 158: 524-530.
  31. Searle, S. Y., Turnbull, M. H., Boelman, N. T., Schuster, WSF., Yakir, D. and Griffin, K. L. (2012). Urban heat island effect in New York City promotes growth in Eastern red oak seedlings. Tree Physiology 32: 389-400.
  32. Blonquist, J. M., Montzka Munger, S. A., Yakir, D., Desai, A. R., Dragoni, D., Griffis, T. J., Monson, R. K., Scott, R. L. and Bowling, D. R. (2011). The Potential of Carbonyl Sulfide as a Proxy for Gross Primary Production at Flux Tower Sites. J Geophys Res 116: G04019.
  33. Sprintsin, M., Cohen, S., Maseyk, K., Rotenberg, E., Grünzweig, J., Karnielia, A., Berlinera, P. and Yakir, D. (2011). Long term and seasonal courses of leaf area index in a semi-arid forest plantation. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151: 565-574.
  34. 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.
  35. Searle, S. Y., Thomas, S., Griffin, K. L., Horton, T., Kornfeld, A., Yakir, D., Hurry, V. and Turnbull, M. H. (2011). Leaf respiration and alternative oxidase in field-grown alpine grasses respond to natural changes in temperature and light. New Phytol 189(4): 1027-1039.
  36. Maseyk, K., Angert, A., Hemming, D., Leavitt, S. and Yakir, D. (2011). The control of temperature and precipitation and CO2 on tree growth and water use efficiency in semi-arid woodland. Oecologia 167: 573-585.
  37. Yakir, D. (2011). The paper trail of the 13C of atmospheric CO2 since the industrial revolution period. Environ Res Lett 6: 034007.
  38. Klein, T., Cohen, S. and Yakir, D. (2011). Hydraulic adjustments underlying drought resistance of Pinus halepensis. Tree Physiol 31(6): 637-648.
  39. Stimler, K., Berry, J. A., Montzka, S. A. and Yakir, D. (2011). Association between carbonyl sulfide uptake and (18)Delta during gas exchange in C(3) and C(4) leaves. Plant Physiol 157(1): 509-517.
  40. 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.
  41. Rotenberg, E. and Yakir, D. (2010). Contribution of semi-arid forests to the climate system. Science 327(5964): 451-454.
  42. 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.
  43. Peters, L. I. and Yakir, D. (2010). A rapid method for the sampling of atmospheric water vapour for isotopic analysis. Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 24(1): 103-108.
  44. Stimler, K., Nelson, D. and Yakir, D. (2010). High precision measurements of atmospheric concentrations and plant exchange rates of Carbonyl Sulfide (COS) using mid-IR Quantum Cascade Laser. Global Change Biology 16: 2496-2503.
  45. Stimler, K., Montzka, S., Berry, J. A., Rudich, Y. and Yakir, D. (2010). Relationships between carbonyl sulfide (COS) and CO2 during leaf gas exchange. New Phytologist 186: 869-978.
  46. Tcherkez, G., Schaufele, R., Nogues, S., Piel, C., Boom, A., Lanigan, G., Barbaroux, C., Mata, C., Elhani, S., Hemming, D., Maguas, C., Yakir, D., Badeck, F. W., Griffiths, H., Schnyder, H. and Ghashghaie, J. (2010). On the 13C/12C isotopic signal of day and night respiration at the mesocosm level. Plant Cell Environ 33(6): 900-913.
  47. Rotenberg, E., Maseyk, K., Raz-Yaseef, N., Ben-Meir, R. and Yakir, D. (2010). Carbon sequestration and water loss in semi-arid forest ecosystem. In: Shaviv, A., Groday, D., Cohen, S., Furman, A. and Kanwar, R. (Eds). Crop Production n the 21st Century: Global climate change, environmental risks and water scarcity. Proceeding of The Dahlia Greidinger International Symposium, Technion (IIT), Haifa, Israel.
1 Protocol published
Authors:  Fyodor Tatarinov, Eyal Rotenberg, Dan Yakir and Tamir Klein, date: 04/20/2017, view: 6665, 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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