In press

  1. Aridity drives phylogenetic diversity and species richness patterns of nitrogen-fixing plants in North America . Joshua Doby, Daijiang Li, Ryan Folk, Carolina Siniscalchi, Robert Guralnick. Global Ecology and Biogeography. In press.
  2. Standardized NEON organismal data for biodiversity research. Li D. et al. Ecosphere. In press.



  1. Urbanization Delays Plant Leaf Senescence and Extends Growing Season Length in Cold but Not in Warm Areas of the Northern Hemisphere
    Li D., Stucky B. J., Baiser B., Guralnick R.,
  2. Fire, Insect and Disease-Caused Tree Mortalities Increased in Forests of Greater Structural Diversity During Drought
    Zhai L., Coyle D. R., Li D., Jonko A.,
  3. Functional Trait Data for Vascular Plant Species From Northeastern North America
    Waller D. M., Paulson A. K., Richards J. H., Alverson W. S., Amatangelo K. L., Bai C., Johnson S. E., Li D., Sonnier G., Toczydlowski R. H.,
  4. Community Stability Is Related to Animal Diversity Change
    Jarzyna M. A., Norman K. E. A., LaMontagne J. M., Helmus M. R., Li D., Parker S. M., Perez Rocha M., Record S., Sokol E. R., Zarnetske P. L., Surasinghe T. D.,
  5. Exploring Discrepancies Between in Situ Phenology and Remotely Derived Phenometrics at NEON Sites
    Donnelly A., Yu R., Jones K., Belitz M., Li B., Duffy K., Zhang X., Wang J., Seyednasrollah B., Gerst K. L., Li D., Kaddoura Y., Zhu K., Morisette J., Ramey C., Smith K.,
  6. 2021

  7. Climate, Urbanization, and Species Traits Interactively Drive Flowering Duration
    Li D., Barve N., Brenskelle L., Earl K., Barve V., Belitz M. W., Doby J., Hantak M. M., Oswald J. A., Stucky B. J., Walters M., Guralnick R. P.,
  8. Climate Drivers of Adult Insect Activity Are Conditioned by Life History Traits
    Belitz M. W., Barve V., Doby J. R., Hantak M. M., Larsen E. A., Li D., Oswald J. A., Sewnath N., Walters M., Barve N., Earl K., Gardner N., Guralnick R. P., Stucky B. J.,
  9. Harnessing the NEON Data Revolution to Advance Open Environmental Science With a Diverse and Data-Capable Community
    Nagy R. C., Balch J. K., Bissell E. K., Cattau M. E., Glenn N. F., Halpern B. S., Ilangakoon N., Johnson B., Joseph M. B., Marconi S., O’Riordan C., Sanovia J., Swetnam T. L., Travis W. R., Wasser L. A., Woolner E., Zarnetske P., Abdulrahim M., Adler J., Barnes G., Bartowitz K. J., Blake R. E., Bombaci S. P., Brun J., Buchanan J. D., Chadwick K. D., Chapman M. S., Chong S. S., Chung Y. A., Corman J. R., Couret J., Crispo E., Doak T. G., Donnelly A., Duffy K. A., Dunning K. H., Duran S. M., Edmonds J. W., Fairbanks D. E., Felton A. J., Florian C. R., Gann D., Gebhardt M., Gill N. S., Gram W. K., Guo J. S., Harvey B. J., Hayes K. R., Helmus M. R., Hensley R. T., Hondula K. L., Huang T., Hundertmark W. J., Iglesias V., Jacinthe P., Jansen L. S., Jarzyna M. A., Johnson T. M., Jones K. D., Jones M. A., Just M. G., Kaddoura Y. O., Kagawa-Vivani A. K., Kaushik A., Keller A. B., King K. B. S., Kitzes J., Koontz M. J., Kouba P. V., Kwan W., LaMontagne J. M., LaRue E. A., Li D., Li B., Lin Y., Liptzin D., Long W. A., Mahood A. L., Malloy S. S., Malone S. L., McGlinchy J. M., Meier C. L., Melbourne B. A., Mietkiewicz N., Morisette J. T., Moustapha M., Muscarella C., Musinsky J., Muthukrishnan R., Naithani K., Neely M., Norman K., Parker S. M., Perez Rocha M., Petri L., Ramey C. A., Record S., Rossi M. W., SanClements M., Scholl V. M., Schweiger A. K., Seyednasrollah B., Sihi D., Smith K. R., Sokol E. R., Spaulding S. A., Spiers A. I., St. Denis L. A., Staccone A. P., Stack Whitney K., Stanitski D. M., Stricker E., Surasinghe T. D., Thomsen S. K., Vasek P. M., Xiaolu L., Yang D., Yu R., Yule K. M., Zhu K.,
  10. The Role of Functional Strategies in Global Plant Distribution
    Liao H., Li D., Zhou T., Huang B., Zhang H., Chen B., Peng S.,
  11. Mammalian Body Size Is Determined by Interactions Between Climate, Urbanization, and Ecological Traits
    Hantak M. M., McLean B. S., Li D., Guralnick R. P.,
  12. Taxonomic and Phylogenetic Β-Diversity of Freshwater Fish Assemblages in Relationship to Geographical and Climatic Determinants in North America
    Qian H., Cao Y., Chu C., Li D., Sandel B., Wang X., Jin Y.,
  13. Analyzing a Phenological Anomaly in Yucca of the Southwestern United States
    Brenskelle L., Barve V., Majure L. C., Guralnick R. P., Li D.,
  14. 2020

  15. Phyr: An R Package for Phylogenetic Species-Distribution Modelling in Ecological Communities
    Li D., Dinnage R., Nell L. A., Helmus M. R., Ives A. R.,
  16. Changes in Taxonomic and Phylogenetic Diversity in the Anthropocene
    Li D., Olden J. D., Lockwood J. L., Record S., McKinney M. L., Baiser B.,
  17. Climate and Plant Community Diversity in Space and Time
    Harrison S., Spasojevic M. J., Li D.,
  18. Geographic Patterns and Environmental Correlates of Phylogenetic Relatedness and Diversity for Freshwater Fish Assemblages in North America
    Qian H., Cao Y., Li D., Chu C., Sandel B., Wang X.,
  19. Methods for Broad-Scale Plant Phenology Assessments Using Citizen Scientists’ Photographs
    Barve V. V., Brenskelle L., Li D., Stucky B. J., Barve N. V., Hantak M. M., McLean B. S., Paluh D. J., Oswald J. A., Belitz M. W., Folk R. A., Guralnick R. P.,
  20. Body Size Trends in Response to Climate and Urbanization in the Widespread North American Deer Mouse, Peromyscus Maniculatus
    Guralnick R., Hantak M. M., Li D., McLean B. S.,
  21. 2019

  22. Ecogeographical Rules and the Macroecology of Food Webs
    Baiser B., Gravel D., Cirtwill A. R., Dunne J. A., Fahimipour A. K., Gilarranz L. J., Grochow J. A., Li D., Martinez N. D., McGrew A., Poisot T., Romanuk T. N., Stouffer D. B., Trotta L. B., Valdovinos F. S., Williams R. J., Wood S. A., Yeakel J. D.,
  23. For Common Community Phylogenetic Analyses, Go Ahead and Use Synthesis Phylogenies
    Li D., Trotta L., Marx H. E., Allen J. M., Sun M., Soltis D. E., Soltis P. S., Guralnick R. P., Baiser B.,
  24. Functional Diversity Is a Passenger but Not Driver of Drought-Related Plant Diversity Losses in Annual Grasslands
    Miller J. E. D., Li D., LaForgia M., Harrison S.,
  25. Bayesian LDA for Mixed-Membership Clustering Analysis: The Rlda Package
    Albuquerque P. H. M., Valle D. R., Li D.,
  26. Climate Drives Loss of Phylogenetic Diversity in a Grassland Community
    Li D., Miller J. E. D., Harrison S.,
  27. The Effect of Urbanization on Plant Phenology Depends on Regional Temperature
    Li D., Stucky B. J., Deck J., Baiser B., Guralnick R. P.,
  28. 2018

  29. Homogenization of Species Composition and Species Association Networks Are Decoupled
    Li D., Poisot T., Waller D. M., Baiser B.,
  30. Species Richness and Phylogenetic Diversity of Native and Non-Native Species Respond Differently to Area and Environmental Factors
    Li D., Monahan W. B., Baiser B.,
  31. Taxonomic and Phylogenetic Homogenization Across US National Parks: The Role of Non-Native Species
    Li D., Lockwood J. L., Baiser B.,
  32. Global Environmental Change Effects on Plant Community Composition Trajectories Depend Upon Management Legacies
    Perring M. P., Bernhardt‐Römermann M., Baeten L., Midolo G., Blondeel H., Depauw L., Landuyt D., Maes S. L., Lombaerde E. D., Carón M. M., Vellend M., Brunet J., Chudomelová M., Decocq G., Diekmann M., Dirnböck T., Dörfler I., Durak T., Frenne P. D., Gilliam F. S., Hédl R., Heinken T., Hommel P., Jaroszewicz B., Kirby K. J., Kopecký M., Lenoir J., Li D., Máliš F., Mitchell F. J. G., Naaf T., Newman M., Petřík P., Reczyńska K., Schmidt W., Standovár T., Świerkosz K., Calster H. V., Vild O., Wagner E. R., Wulf M., Verheyen K.,
  33. Community Assembly of the Ferns of Florida
    Sessa E. B., Chambers S. M., Li D., Trotta L., Endara L., Burleigh J. G., Baiser B.,
  34. Community Phylogeny of the Globally Critically Imperiled Pine Rockland Ecosystem
    Trotta L. B., Baiser B., Possley J., Li D., Lange J., Martin S., Sessa E. B.,
  35. Soil Microbes Regulate Forest Succession in a Subtropical Ecosystem in China: Evidence From a Mesocosm Experiment
    Liao H., Huang F., Li D., Kang L., Chen B., Zhou T., Peng S.,
  36. Rr2: An R Package to Calculate R2s for Regression Models
    Ives A. R., Li D.,
  37. Understanding Context Dependency in the Response of Forest Understorey Plant Communities to Nitrogen Deposition
    Perring M. P., Diekmann M., Midolo G., Schellenberger Costa D., Bernhardt-Römermann M., Otto J. C. J., Gilliam F. S., Hedwall P., Nordin A., Dirnböck T., Simkin S. M., Máliš F., Blondeel H., Brunet J., Chudomelová M., Durak T., De Frenne P., Hédl R., Kopecký M., Landuyt D., Li D., Manning P., Petřík P., Reczyńska K., Schmidt W., Standovár T., Świerkosz K., Vild O., Waller D. M., Verheyen K.,
  38. HillR: Taxonomic, Functional, and Phylogenetic Diversity and Similarity Through Hill Numbers
    Li D.,
  39. Comparing Species–area Relationships of Native and Exotic Species
    Baiser B., Li D.,
  40. 2017

  41. Can Functional Traits Account for Phylogenetic Signal in Community Composition?
    Li D., Ives A. R., Waller D. M.,
  42. Fire Exclusion and Climate Change Interact to Affect Long-Term Changes in the Functional Composition of Plant Communities
    Li D., Waller D. M.,
  43. The Statistical Need to Include Phylogeny in Trait-Based Analyses of Community Composition
    Li D., Ives A. R.,
  44. Combining Biodiversity Resurveys Across Regions to Advance Global Change Research
    Verheyen K., De Frenne P., Baeten L., Waller D. M., Hédl R., Perring M. P., Blondeel H., Brunet J., Chudomelová M., Decocq G., De Lombaerde E., Depauw L., Dirnböck T., Durak T., Eriksson O., Gilliam F. S., Heinken T., Heinrichs S., Hermy M., Jaroszewicz B., Jenkins M. A., Johnson S. E., Kirby K. J., Kopecký M., Landuyt D., Lenoir J., Li D., Macek M., Maes S. L., Máliš F., Mitchell F. J. G., Naaf T., Peterken G., Petřík P., Reczyńska K., Rogers D. A., Schei F. H., Schmidt W., Standovár T., Świerkosz K., Ujházy K., Van Calster H., Vellend M., Vild O., Woods K., Wulf M., Bernhardt-Römermann M.,
  45. 2016