Max Planck Gesellschaft

Ana Bastos

Leader of the Climate-ecosystem-disturbance interactions group
room: C2.008b (tower)
phone: +49 3641 576247
email: abastos(at)[]
Twitter: @Ana__Bastos
ORCID: 0000-0002-7368-7806

Research interests:

Climate-ecosystem interactions; ecosystem disturbances; global carbon cycle modelling and monitoring; climate variability & extremes; remote-sensing of vegetation



Peer-reviewed publications:

1Bastos, A., Ciais, P., Friedlingstein, P., Sitch, S., Pongratz, J., Fan, L., Wigneron, J. P., Weber, U., Reichstein, M., Fu, Z., Anthoni, P., Arneth, A., Haverd, V., Jain, A. K., Joetzjer, E., Knauer, J., Lienert, S., Loughran, T., McGuire, P. C., Tian, H., Viovy, N., Zaehle, S. (2020). Direct and seasonal legacy effects of the 2018 heat wave and drought on European ecosystem productivity. Science Advances, 6(24): eaba2724. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aba2724.
2Bastos, A., O'Sullivan, M., Ciais, P., Makowski, D., Sitch, S., Friedlingstein, P., Chevallier, F., Rödenbeck, C., Pongratz, J., Luijkx, I. T., Patra, P. K., Peylin, P., Canadell, J. G., Lauerwald, R., Li, W., Smith, N. E., Peters, W., Goll, D. S., Jain, A., Kato, E., Lienert, S., Lombardozzi, D. L., Haverd, V., Nabel, J. E. M. S., Poulter, B., Tian, H., Walker, A. P., Zaehle, S. (2020). Sources of uncertainty in regional and global terrestrial CO2 exchange estimates. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 34(2): e2019GB006393. doi:10.1029/2019GB006393.
3Kondo, M., Patra, P. K., Sitch, S., Friedlingstein, P., Poulter, B., Chevallier, F., Ciais, P., Canadell, J. G., Bastos, A., Lauerwald, R., Calle, L., Ichii, K., Anthoni, P., Arneth, A., Haverd, V., Jain, A. K., Kato, E., Kautz, M., Law, R. M., Lienert, S., Lombardozzi, D., Maki, T., Nakamura, T., Peylin, P., Rödenbeck, C., Zhuravlev, R., Saeki, T., Tian, H., Zhu, D., Ziehn, T. (2020). State of the science in reconciling top-down and bottom-up approaches for terrestrial CO2 budget. Global Change Biology, 26(3), 1068-1084. doi:10.1111/gcb.14917.
4Wigneron, J.-P., Fan, L., Ciais, P., Bastos, A., Brandt, M., Chave, J., Saatchi, S., Baccini, A., Fensholt, R. (2020). Tropical forests did not recover from the strong 2015–2016 El Niño event. Science Advances, 6(6): eaay4603. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aay4603.
5Yang, H., Ciais, P., Santoro, M., Huang, Y., Li, W., Wang, Y., Bastos, A., Goll, D., Arneth, A., Anthoni, P., Arora, V. K., Friedlingstein, P., Harverd, V., Joetzjer, E., Kautz, M., Lienert, S., Nabel, J. E. M. S., O'Sullivan, M., Sitch, S., Vuichard, N., Wiltshire, A., Zhu, D. (2020). Comparison of forest above-ground biomass from dynamic global vegetation models with spatially explicit remotely sensed observation-based estimates. Global Change Biology, 26(7), 3997-4012. doi:10.1111/gcb.15117.
6Zhang, Y., Bastos, A., Maignan, F., Goll, D., Boucher, O., Li, L., Cescatti, A., Vuichard, N., Chen, X., Ammann, C., Arain, A., Black, T. A., Chojnicki, B., Kato, T., Mammarella, I., Montagnani, L., Roupsard, O., Sanz, M. J., Siebicke, L., Urbaniak, M., Vaccari, F. P., Wohlfahrt, G., Woodgate, W., Ciais, P. (2020). Modeling the impacts of diffuse light fraction on photosynthesis in ORCHIDEE (v5453) land surface model. Geoscientific Model Development Discussions. doi:10.5194/gmd-2020-96.
7Arzoumanian, E., Vogel, F. R., Bastos, A., Gaynullin, B., Laurent, O., Ramonet, M., Ciais, P. (2019). Characterization of a commercial lower-cost medium-precision non-dispersive infrared sensor for atmospheric CO2 monitoring in urban areas. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques, 12(5), 2665-2677. doi:10.5194/amt-12-2665-2019.
8Bastos, A., Ciais, P., Chevallier, F., Rödenbeck, C., Ballantyne, A. P., Maignan, F., Yin, Y., Fernandez-Martinez, M., Friedlingstein, P., Peñuelas, J., Piao, S. L., Sitch, S., Smith, W. K., Wang, X., Zhu, Z., Haverd, V., Kato, E., Jain, A. K., Lienert, S., Lombardozzi, D., Nabel, J. E. M. S., Peylin, P., Poulter, B., Zhu, D. (2019). Contrasting effects of CO2 fertilisation, land-use change and warming on seasonal amplitude of northern hemisphere CO2 exchange. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics, 19(19), 12361-12375. doi:10.5194/acp-19-12361-2019.
9Fernandez-Martinez, M., Sardans, J., Chevallier, F., Ciais, P., Obersteiner, M., Vicca, S., Canadell, J. G., Bastos, A., Friedlingstein, P., Sitch, S., Piao, S. L., Janssens, I. A., Penuelas, J. (2019). Global trends in carbon sinks and their relationships with CO2 and temperature. Nature Climate Change, 9(1), 73-81. doi:10.1038/s41558-018-0367-7.
10Zhang, Y., Goll, D., Bastos, A., Balkanski, Y., Boucher, O., Cescatti, A., Collier, M., Gasser, T., Ghattas, J., Li, L., Piao, S., Viovy, N., Zhu, D., Ciais, P. (2019). Increased global land carbon sink due to aerosol-induced cooling. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 33(3), 439-457. doi:10.1029/2018GB006051.
11Bastos, A., Friedlingstein, P., Sitch, S., Chen, C., Mialon, A., Wigneron, J.-P., Arora, V. K., Briggs, P. R., Canadell, J. G., Ciais, P., Chevallier, F., Cheng, L., Delire, C., Haverd, V., Jain, A. K., Joos, F., Kato, E., Lienert, S., Lombardozzi, D., Melton, J. R., Myneni, R., Nabel, J. E. M. S., Pongratz, J., Poulter, B., Rödenbeck, C., Séférian, R., Tian, H., van Eck, C., Viovy, N., Vuichard, N., Walker, A. P., Wiltshire, A., Yang, J., Zaehle, S., Zeng, N., Zhu, D. (2018). Impact of the 2015-16 El Nino on the terrestrial carbon cycle constrained by bottom-up and top-down approaches. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B: Biological Sciences, 373(1760): 20170304. doi:10.1098/rstb.2017.0304.
12Bastos, A., Peregon, A., Gani, E. A., Khudyaev, S., Yue, C., Li, W., Gouveia, C. M., Ciais, P. (2018). Influence of high-latitude warming and land-use changes in the early 20th century northern Eurasian CO2 sink. Environmental Research Letters, 13(6): 065014. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aac4d3.
13Guimberteau, M., Zhu, D., Maignan, F., Huang, Y., Yue, C., Dantec-Nedelec, S., Ottle, C., Jornet-Puig, A., Bastos, A., Laurent, P., Goll, D., Bowring, S., Chang, J., Guenet, B., Tifafi, M., Peng, S., Krinner, G., Ducharne, A., Wang, F., Wang, T., Wang, X., Wang, Y., Yin, Z., Lauerwald, R., Joetzjer, E., Qiu, C., Kim, H., Ciais, P. (2018). ORCHIDEE-MICT (v8.4.1), a land surface model for the high latitudes: model description and validation. Geoscientific Model Development, 11(1), 121-163. doi:10.5194/gmd-11-121-2018.
14Harper, A. B., Powell, T., Cox, P. M., House, J., Huntingford, C., Lenton, T. M., Sitch, S., Burke, E., Chadburn, S. E., Collins, W. J., Comyn-Platt, E., Daioglou, V., Doelman, J. C., Hayman, G., Robertson, E., van Vuuren, D., Wiltshire, A., Webber, C. P., Bastos, A., Boysen, L., Ciais, P., Devaraju, N., Jain, A. K., Krause, A., Poulter, B., Shu, S. (2018). Land-use emissions play a critical role in landbased mitigation for Paris climate targets. Nature Communications, 9: 2938. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-05340-z.
15Li, W., Ciais, P., Wang, Y., Yin, Y., Peng, S., Zhu, Z., Bastos, A., Yue, C., Ballantyne, A. P., Broquet, G., Canadell, J. G., Cescatti, A., Chen, C., Cooper, L., Friedlingstein, P., Le Quere, C., Myneni, R. B., Piao, S. (2018). Recent changes in global photosynthesis and terrestrial ecosystem respiration constrained from multiple observations. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(2), 1058-1068. doi:10.1002/2017GL076622.
16Liu, Z., Ballantyne, A. P., Poulter, B., Anderegg, W. R. L., Li, W., Bastos, A., Ciais, P. (2018). Precipitation thresholds regulate net carbon exchange at the continental scale. Nature Communications, 9: 3596. doi:10.1038/s41467-018-05948-1.
17Piao, S., Huang, M., Liu, Z., Wang, X., Ciais, P., Canadell, J. G., Wang, K., Bastos, A., Friedlingstein, P., Houghton, R. A., Le Quere, C., Liu, Y., Myneni, R. B., Peng, S., Pongratz, J., Sitch, S., Yan, T., Wang, Y., Zhu, Z., Wu, D., Wang, T. (2018). Lower land-use emissions responsible for increased net land carbon sink during the slow warming period. Nature Geoscience, 11(10), 739-743. doi:10.1038/s41561-018-0204-7.
18Yin, Y., Ciais, P., Chevallier, F., Li, W., Bastos, A., Piao, S., Wang, T., Liu, H. (2018). Changes in the response of the Northern hemisphere carbon uptake to temperature over the last three decades. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(9), 4371-4380. doi:10.1029/2018GL077316.
19Bastos, A. (2017). Biogeochemistry: Warmer Arctic weakens vegetation. Nature Geoscience, 10, 543-544. doi:10.1038/ngeo2989.
20Bastos, A., Ciais, P., Park, T., Zscheischler, J., Yue, C., Barichivich, J., Myneni, R. B., Peng, S., Piao, S., Zhu, S. (2017). Was the extreme Northern Hemisphere greening in 2015 predictable? Environmental Research Letters, 12(4): 044016. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/aa67b5.
21Bastos, A., Peregon, A., Gani, É. A., Khudyaev, S., Yue, C., Li, W., Gouveia, C., Ciais, P. (2017). The contribution of land-use change versus climate variability to the 1940s CO2 plateau: Former Soviet Union as a test case. Biogeosciences Discussions. doi:10.5194/bg-2017-267.
22Correia, J. M., Bastos, A., Brito, M. C., Trigo, R. M. (2017). The influence of the main large-scale circulation patterns on wind power production in Portugal. Renewable Energy, 102/Part A, 214-223. doi:10.1016/j.renene.2016.10.002.
23Yue, C., Ciais, P., Bastos, A., Chevallier, F., Yin, Y., Rödenbeck, C. (2017). Abrupt seasonal transitions in land carbon uptake in 2015. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics Discussions. doi:10.5194/acp-2016-1167.
24Zhu, Z., Piao, S., Xu, Y., Bastos, A., Ciais, P., Peng, S. (2017). The effects of teleconnections on carbon fluxes of global terrestrial ecosystems. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(7), 3209-3218. doi:10.1002/2016GL071743.
25Bastos, A., Ciais, P., Barichivich, J., Bopp, L., Brovkin, V., Gasser, T., Peng, S., Pongratz, J., Viovy, N., Trudinger, C. M. (2016). Re-evaluating the 1940s CO2 plateau. Biogeosciences, 13, 4877-4897. doi:10.5194/bg-13-4877-2016.
26Bastos, A., Janssens, I. A., Gouveia, C. M., Trigo, R. M., Ciais, P., Chevallier, F., Peñuelas, J., Rödenbeck, C., Piao, S., Friedlingstein, P., Running, S. W. (2016). European land CO2 sink influenced by NAO and East-Atlantic Pattern coupling. Nature Communications, 7: 10315. doi:10.1038/ncomms10315.
27Gouveia, C. M., Bistinas, I., Liberato, M. L. R., Bastos, A., Koutsias, N., Trigo, R. (2016). The outstanding synergy between drought, heatwaves and fuel on the 2007 Southern Greece exceptional fire season. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 218-219, 135-145. doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2015.11.023.
28Silva, P., Bastos, A., DaCamara, C. C., Libonati, R. (2016). Future projections of fire occurrence in Brazil using EC-earth climate model. Revista Brasileira de Meteorologia, 31(3), 288-297. doi:10.1590/0102-778631320150142.
29Bastos, A., Gouveia, C. M., Trigo, R. M., Running, S. W. (2014). Analysing the spatio-temporal impacts of the 2003 and 2010 extreme heatwaves on plant productivity in Europe. Biogeosciences, 11(13), 3421-3435. doi:10.5194/bg-11-3421-2014.
30Bastos, A., Running, S. W., Gouveia, C., Trigo, R. M. (2013). The global NPP dependence on ENSO: La Niña and the extraordinary year of 2011. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 118(3), 1247-1255. doi:10.1002/jgrg.20100.
31Bastos, A., Trigo, R. M., Barbosa, S. M. (2013). Discrete wavelet analysis of the influence of the North Atlantic Oscillation on Baltic Sea level. Tellus Series A-Dynamic Meteorology and Oceanography, 65(1): 20077. doi:10.3402/tellusa.v65i0.20077.
32Gouveia, C. M., Bastos, A., Trigo, R. M., DaCamara, C. C. (2012). Drought impacts on vegetation in the pre- and post-fire events over Iberian Peninsula. Natural Hazards and Earth System Science, 12(10), 3123-3137. doi:10.5194/nhess-12-3123-2012.
33Bastos, A., Gouveia, C. M., DaCamara, C. C., Trigo, R. M. (2011). Modelling post-fire vegetation recovery in Portugal. Biogeosciences, 8(12), 3593-3607. doi:10.5194/bg-8-3593-2011.
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