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Roucoux K, Lawson IT, Baker TR, Honorio EH, Lahtenoja O, Gilmore M, Kelly T, Draper F, del Castillo D, Vriesendorp C. (in press) Threats to intact tropical peatlands and opportunities for their conservation. Conservation Biology

Salinas-Melgoza M. A., Skutsch M., Lovett J. C., Borrego A. (2017). Carbon emissions from dryland shifting cultivation: a case study of Mexican tropical dry forest. Silva Fennica vol. 51 no. 1B article id 1553. DOI: 10.14214/sf.1553

Carolina Levis et al. including Oliver L. Phillips, Roel Brienen, Tim R. Baker. (in press) Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition. Science.

Baker, T.R., Pennington, T.D., Dexter, K.D., Fine, P.V.A., Fortune-Hopkins, H., Honorio, E.N., Huamantupa, I., Klitgard, B.B., Lewis, G., de Lima, H.C., Ashton, P., Baraloto, C., Davies, S., Donoghue, M.J., Kaye, M., Kress, W.J., Lehmann, C., Monteagudo, A., Phillips, O.L., Vasquez, R. (in press) Maximising synergy amongst tropical plant systematists, ecologists and evolutionary biologists. Trends in Ecology and Evolution

Chao K.J., Chen Y.-S., Song G.-Z.M., Chang Y.-M., Sheue C.-R., Phillips O.L., Hsieh C.-F. (in press). Carbon concentration declines with decay class in tropical forest woody debris. Forest Ecology and Management

Dargie, G.C., Lewis, S.L., Lawson, I.T., Mitchard, E.T.A., Page, S.E., Bocko, Y.E., Ifo, S.A. (2017) Age, extent, and carbon storage of the central Congo Basin peatland complex. Nature, DOI: 10.1038/nature21048.

Watson, E.J., SwindlesG.T., Savov, I.P., Lawson, I.T., Connor, C.B. and Wilson J.A. (2017) Estimating the frequency of volcanic ash clouds over northern Europe. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 460, pp.41-49.

Stas, S.M., Rutishauser, E., Chave, J., Anten, N.P.R. and Laumonier, Y. (2017) Estimating the aboveground biomass in an old secondary forest on limestone in the Moluccas, Indonesia: Comparing locally developed versus existing allometric models. Forest Ecology and Management389, pp27-34.

Stas, S.M., Langbroek, E.M, Bitariho, R., Sheil, D., and Zuidema, P.A. (2016) Matrix population models indicate that bark harvest of two medicinal plants in Uganda's Bwindi Impenetrable National Park is sustainable. African Journal of Ecology.

Kelly, TJ, Lawson, IT, Roucoux, KH, Baker, TR, Jones, TD, Sanderson NK (2016). The vegetation history of an Amazonian domed peatland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology.

Phillips, O. and Brienen, R. (in press) Carbon uptake by mature Amazon forests has mitigated Amazon nations' carbon emissions. Carbon Balance and Management.

Malhi Y., C.A.J. Girardin, G.R. Goldsmith, C.E. Doughty, N. Salinas, D.B. Metcalfe, W. Huaraca Huasco, J.E. Silva-Espejo, J. del Aguila-Pasquel, F. Farfán Amézquita, L.E.O.C. Aragão, R. Guerrieri, W. Farfan-Rios, O.L. Phillips, P. Meir, and M. Silman (2016) The variation of productivity and its allocation along a tropical elevation gradient: a whole carbon budget perspective. New Phytologist.

Bacon, K.L. and Peacock, J. (2016) Making the most of the university campus for teaching ecology. New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences, 11(1)

Baker, J.C.A. et al. (2016) What drives interannual variation in tree ring oxygen isotopes in the Amazon? Geophysical Research Letters

Ziv, G.,  Mullin, K.,  Boeuf, B.,  Fincham, W., Taylor, N.,  Villalobos-Jiménez, G., von Vittorelli, L., Wolf, C.,  Fritsch, O.,  Strauch, M.,  Seppelt, R., Volk, M. and Beckmann, M. (2016) Water Quality is a Poor Predictor of Recreational Hotspots in England, PLoS One 11(11) 

Coelho de Souza, F; Dexter, Kyle; Phillips, OBrienen, R; Chave, Jérôme; Galbraith, D; Lopez-Gonzalez, G; Monteagudo Mendoza, Abel; Pennington, Toby; Poorter, Lourens; Alexiades, Miguel; Álvarez-Dávila, Esteban; Segalin de Andrade, Ana; Aragao, Luiz; Araujo-Murakami, Alejandro; Arets, Eric; Aymard, Gerardo; Baraloto, Christopher; Barroso, Jorcely; Bonal, Damien; Boot, Rene; Camargo, José; Comiskey, James; Cornejo Valverde, Fernando; Camargo, Plinio; Di Fiore, Anthony; Elias, Fernando; Erwin, Terry; Feldpausch, Ted; Ferreira, Leandro; Fyllas, Nikolaos; Gloor, EBaker, TR (in press) Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Sullivan MJP, Talbot J, Lewis SL, Phillips OL, Qie L, Begne SK, Chave J, Cuni Sanchez A, Hubau W, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Miles L, Monteagudo-Mendoza A, Sonké B, Sunderland T, ter Steege H, White LJT, Affum-Baffoe K, Aiba S, Almeida EC, Almeida de Oliveira E, Alvarez-Loayza P, Álvarez Dávila E, Andrade A, Aragão LEOC, Ashton P, Aymard C. GA, Baker TRBrienen RDargie GFauset S, Lovett JPickavance GC, et al. (in press) Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome. Scientific Reports.

Morandi PS, Marimon BS, Eisenlohr PV, Marimon Junior BH, Oliveira Santos C, Feldpausch TR, Almeida de Oliviera E, Matias Reis S, Lloyd J & Phillips OL. (2016) Patterns of tree species composition at watershed-scale in the Amazon ‘Arc of Deforestation’: implications for conservation. Environmental Conservation 43, 317-326, DOI:10.1017/s0376892916000278

Willcock, S., Phillips, O.L., Platts, P.J., Swetnam, R.D., Balmford, A., Burgess, N., Ahrends, A., Bayliss, J., Doggart, N., Doody, K., Fanning, J., Green, J.H., Hall, Howell, K., Lovett, J., Marchant, R., Marshall, A., Mblinyi, B., Munishi, P., Owen, N., Topp-Jorgensen, E., Lewis, S.L. (2016) Land cover change and carbon emissions over 100 years in an African biodiversity hotspot. Global Change Biology 22, 2787–2800, DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13218

Guevara J E, Damasco G, Baraloto C, Fine PVA, Peñuela MC, Castilho C, Vincentini A, Cárdenas D, Wittmann F, Targhetta N, Phillips O, Stropp J, Amaral I, Maas P, Monteagudo A, Jimenez EM, Thomas R, Brienen R, Duque A, Magnusson W, Ferreira C, Honorio E, de Almeida Matos F, Arevalo FR, Engel J, Petronelli P, Vasquez R, ter Steege H. (2016) Low phylogenetic beta diversity and geographic neo-endemism in Amazonian white-sand forests. Biotropica 48:34-46. DOI: 10.1111/btp.12298.

Tong Minh, DH, T Le Toan, F Rocca, S Tebaldini, L Villard, M Réjou-Méchain, OL Phillips, T Feldpausch, P Dubois-Fernandez, K Scipal, J Chave (2016) SAR tomography for the retrieval of forest biomass and height: cross-validation at two tropical forest sites in French Guiana. Remote Sensing Reviews

Thomas Hadlari, Graeme T. Swindles, Jennifer M. Galloway, Kimberley M. Bell, Kyle C. Sulphur, Larry M. Heaman, Luke P. Beranek, Karen M. Fallas., (2015) 1.8 Billion Years of Detrital Zircon Recycling Calibrates a Refractory Part of Earth’s Sedimentary Cycle, PLoS ONE 10(12): e0144727. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144727 

Willcock, S., Phillips, OL,
Platts, P.J., Swetnam, R.D., Balmford, A., Burgess, N., Ahrends, A., Bayliss, J., Doggart, N., Doody, K., Fanning, J., Green, J.H., Hall, Howell, K., Lovett, J., Marchant, R., Marshall, A., Mblinyi, B., Munishi, P., Owen, N., Topp-Jorgensen, E., Lewis, SL (2016, in press) Land cover change and carbon emissions over 100 years in an African biodiversity hotspot. Global Change Biology.

Tong Minh, DH, T Le Toan, F Rocca, S Tebaldini, L Villard, M Réjou-Méchain, OL Phillips, P Dubois-Fernandez, K Scipal, J Chave. (in press, 2016). SAR tomography for the retrieval of forest biomass and height: cross-validation at two tropical forest sites in French Guiana Remote Sensing Reviews.

Swindles, G.T., Morris, P.J., Mullan, D., Watson, E.J., Turner, T.E., Roland, T., Amesbury, M.J., Kokfelt, U., Schoning, K., Pratte, S., Gallego-Sala, A., Charman, D.J., Sanderson, N., Garneau, M., Carrivick, J.L., Woulds, C., Holden, J., Parry, L. and Galloway, J.M. (2015) The long-term fate of permafrost peatlands under rapid climate warming. Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 17951.
http://www.nature.com/articles/srep17951

L Rowland, ACL da Costa, DR Galbraith, RS Oliveira, OJ Binks, AAR Oliveira, AM Pullen, CE Doughty, DB Metcalfe, SS Vasconcelos, LV Ferreira, Y Malhi, J Grace, M Mencuccini, P Meir. (2015) Death from drought in tropical forests is triggered by hydraulics not carbon starvation. Nature, advance online publication. doi: 10.1038/nature1553 

ADA Castanho, D Galbraith, K Zhang, MT Coe, MH Costa, P Moorcroft. (2015) Changing Amazon biomass and the role of atmospheric CO2 concentration, climate and land use. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, doi: 10.1002/2015GB005135 

P Meir, TE Wood, DR Galbraith, PM Brando, ACL da Costa, L Rowland, LV Ferreira. (2015) Threshold responses to soil moisture deficit by trees and soil in tropical rainforests: insights from field experiments. Bioscience 65:882-892. 

DR Galbraith and BO Christoffersen. (2015) Modelling climate impacts on forest ecosystems. In: Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology (eds: KS Peh, RT Corlett, Y Bergeron), pp. 544-555.

B Spracklen, M Kalamandeen, D Galbraith, M Gloor, D Spracklen. (2015) A global analysis of deforestation in moist tropical forest protected areas. PLOS One, accepted.

Sheffer, E., Batterman, S. A., Levin, S. A., Hedin, L. O. (2015) Biome-scale nitrogen fixation strategies selected by climatic constraints on nitrogen cycle. Nature Plants. DOI: 10.1038/NPLANTS.2015.182

Hadlari, T., Swindles, G.T., Galloway, J.M., Bell, K.M., Sulphur, K.C., Heaman, L.M., Beranek, L.P. and Fallas, K.M. (In Press) 1.8 billion years of detrital zircon recycling calibrates a refractory part of Earth's sedimentary cycle. PLoS ONE

Swindles, G.T., Morris, P.J., Mullan, D., Watson, E.J., Turner, T.E., Roland, T., Amesbury, M.J., Kokfelt, U., Schoning, K., Pratte, S., Gallego-Sala, A., Charman, D.J., Sanderson, N., Garneau, M., Carrivick, J.L., Woulds, C., Holden, J., Parry, L. and Galloway, J.M. (In Press) The long-term fate of permafrost peatlands under rapid climate warming. Scientific Reports

Baker, T. R., D. M. Vela Díaz, V. Chama Moscoso, G. Navarro, A. Monteagudo, R. Pinto, K. Cangani, N. M. Fyllas., G. Lopez Gonzalez, W. F. Laurance, S. L. Lewis, J. Lloyd, H. ter Steege, J. W. Terborgh, and OL Phillips (in press) Consistent, small effects of tree-fall disturbances on the composition and diversity of four Amazonian forests. Journal of Ecology. 

Huang-Lachmann, J.T. & Lovett, J.C. (2015) How cities prepare for climate change: comparing Hamburg and Rotterdam. Cities. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cities.2015.11.001

Levine, N.M., K. Zhang, M. Longo, A. Baccini, OL Phillips, SL Lewis, E. Alvarez, A.C. Segalin de Andrade, R. Brienen, T. Erwin, T.R. Feldpausch, A.L. Monteagudo Mendoza, P. Nuñez Vargas, A. Prieto, J.E. Silva Espejo, Y. Malhi, P.R. Moorcroft. (in press) Ecosystem heterogeneity determines the ecological resilience of the Amazon against climate change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, U.S.A.

Patterson, R.T. and Swindles, G.T. (2015) Influence of ocean-atmospheric oscillations on lake ice phenology in eastern North America. Climate Dynamics 45, 2293-2308.

Watson, E.J., Swindles, G.T., Savov, I.P., Bacon, K.L. (2015) First discovery of Holocene cryptotephra in Amazonia. Scientific Reports 5, 15579. DOI:10.1038/srep15579 

Ter Steege, H. et al. (including Oliver L Phillips, Roel Brienen, Tim R. Baker). (in press, 2015). Estimating the global conservation status of over 15,000 Amazonian tree species. Science Advances

Watson, E.J., Swindles, G.T., Savov, I.P., Bacon, K.L. (2015) First discovery of Holocene cryptotephra in Amazonia. Scientific Reports 5 (15579) DOI: 10.1038/srep15579

Veenendaal, E.M., Marimon, B.S., Marimon-Junior, B.H., Lewis, S., Phillips, OL et al (2015) Structural, physiognomic and above-ground biomass variation in savanna–forest transition zones on three continents – how different are co-occurring savanna and forest formations? Biogeosciences 12: 2927-2951 DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-2927-2015

Reczuga, M.K., Swindles, G.T., Grewling, L., Lamentowicz, M. (2015) Arcella peruviana sp. nov. (Amoebozoa: Arcellinida, Arcellidae), a new species from a tropical peatland in Amazonia. European Journal of Protistology 51(5): 437-449 DOI:10.1016/j.ejop.2015.01.002

Honorio Coronado, E.N., Dexter, K.G., Pennington, R.T., Chave, J., Lewis, S.L., Alexiades, M.N., Alvarez, E., de Oliveira, A.A., Amaral, I.L., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E.J.M.M., Aymard, G.A., Baraloto, C., Bonal, D., Brienen, R., Cerón, C., Valverde, F.C., Di Fiore, A., Farfan-Rios, W., Feldpausch, T.R., Higuchi, N., López-Gonzalez, G., Phillips OL et al (2015) Phylogenetic diversity of Amazonian tree communities. Diversity and Distributions (online first) DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12357

Valenzuela Gamarra, L., Monteagudo Mendoza, A., Vásquez Martínez, R., Rojas Gonzáles, R., Phillips OL, López González, G., Villalba Valdivia, M.I., Chama Moscoso, V., Bellota Ttito, D., Huillca Aedo, Y., Pallqui Camacho, N.C. (2015) Línea base para el monitoreo de la vegetación en la Reserva Comunal El Sira (RCS). Arnaldoa 22: 243-268 ISSN: 1815-8242 

Galloway, J.M., Tullius, D.N., Evenchick, C.A., Swindles, G.T., Hadlari, T. and Embry, A. (2015) Early Cretaceous vegetation and climate change at high latitude: palynological evidence from Isachsen Formation, Arctic Canada. Cretaceous Research 56: 399-420 DOI: 10.1016/j.cretres.2015.04.002

Lewis S.L., Maslin, M.A. (2015) A transparent framework for defining the Anthropocene Epoch. The Anthropocene Review DOI: 10.1177/2053019615588792

Rap, A., Spracklen, D.V., Mercado, L., Reddington, C.L., Haywood, J.M., Ellis, R.J., Phillips, OL, Artaxo, P., Bonal, D., Restrepo Coupe, N., Butt, N. (2015) Fires increase Amazon forest productivity through changes to diffuse radiation. Geophysical Review Letters 42(11): 4654-4662 DOI: 10.1002/2015GL063719

Swindles, G. T., Watson, E., Turner, T. E., Galloway, J. M., Hadlari, T., Wheeler, J., and Bacon, K. L. (2015) Spheroidal carbonaceous particles are a defining stratigraphic marker for the Anthropocene. Scientific Reports 5 10264 DOI: 10.1038/srep10264

Veenendaal, E. M.,Torello-Raventos, M., Feldpausch, T. R., Gilpin, M., Johnson, M., Lewis, S., Phillips, O. L., et al (2015) Structural, physiognomic and above-ground biomass variation in savanna-forest transition zones on three continents-how different are co-occurring savanna and forest formations? Biogeosciences 12: 2927-2951. DOI: 10.5194/bg-12-2927-2015

Stevenson, J.A., Millington, S.C., Beckett, F.M., Swindles, G.T. and Thordarson, T. (2015) Big grains go far: Reconciling tephrochronology with atmospheric measurements of volcanic ash. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques 8: 2069-2091 DOI: 10.5194/amt-8-2069-2015

Swindles, G.T., Holden, J., Raby, C., Turner, T.E., Blundell, A., Charman, D.J., Menberu, M.W. and Kløve, B. (2015) Testing peatland water-table depth transfer functions using high-resolution hydrological monitoring data. Quaternary Science Reviews 120: 107-117 DOI: 10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.04.019

Báez, S., Malizia, A., Carilla, J., Phillips, O.L. et al. (2015) Large-scale patterns of turnover and basal area change in Andean forests. PLoS One DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126594

Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Galbraith, D., et al. (2015) Source and sink carbon dynamics and carbon allocation in the Amazon basin. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 29 (5): 645-655  DOI:10.1002/2014GB005028

Rowland, L., Harper, A., Christoffersen, B., Galbraith, D., et al. (2015) Modelling climate change responses in tropical forests: similar productivity estimates across five models but different mechanisms and responses. Geoscientific Model Development 8:1097-1110 DOI: 10.5194/gmd-8-1097-2015

Crann, C.A., Patterson, R.T., Macumber, A.L., Galloway, J.M., Roe, H.M., Blaauw, M., Swindles, G.T. and Falck, H. (2015) Sediment accumulation rates in subarctic lakes: insights into age-depth modeling from 22 dated lake records from the Northwest Territories, Canada. Quaternary Geochronology 27: 131-144 DOI: 10.1016/j.quageo.2015.02.001

Terrado, M., Sabater. S., Chaplin-Kramer, B., Mandle, L., Ziv, G., and Acuña, V. (2015) Model development for the assessment of terrestrial and aquatic habitat quality in conservation planning. Science of the Total Environment (online first) DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.064

Atkin, O.A., Bloomfield, K.J., Reich, P.B., Gloor, E., Phillips, O.L. et al. (2015) Global variability in leaf respiration among plant functional types in relation to climate and leaf functional traits. New Phytologist 206(2): 614-636 DOI: 10.1111/nph.13253

Fauset, S., Gloor, E., Baker, T.R., Brienen, R.J.W., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Talbot, J., Peacock, J., Muelbert, A.E., Lewis, S.L., Pickavance, G.C., Phillips, O.L., et al. (2015) Hyperdominance in Amazonian forest carbon cycling. Nature Communications 6: 6857 DOI: 10.1038/ncomms7857

Martins, D.L., J. Schietti, Feldpausch, T.R., Luizão, F.J., Phillips, O.L., Andrade, A., Castilho, C.V., Laurance, S.G., Oliveira, A., do Amaral, I.L., Toledo, J.J., Lugli, L.F., Oblitas Mendoza E. M., Quesada, C.A. (2015) Soil-induced impacts on forest structure drive coarse woody debris stocks across Central Amazonia. Plant Ecology & Diversity 8:229-241 DOI: 10.1080/17550874.2013.879942

Brienen, R.J.W., Phillips, O.L., Feldpausch, T.R., Gloor, E., Baker, T.R., Lloyd, J., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Malhi, Y., Lewis, S.L., Vásquez Martinez, R., Alexiades, M., Álvarez Dávila, E., Alvarez-Loayza, P., Andrade, A., Aragão, L.E.O.C., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E.J.M.M., Arroyo, L.,  G. A. Aymard C., Bánki, O.S., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J., Bonal, D., Boot, R.G.A. et al. (2015) Long-term decline of the Amazon carbon sink. Nature 519: 344–348 DOI: 10.1038/nature14283

Lewis, S.L., Maslin, M.A. (2015) Defining the Anthropocene. Nature 519: 171-180 DOI: 10.1038/nature14258

Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Girardin, C.A.J., Farfán Amézquita, F., Galiano Cabrera, D., Huaraca Huasco, W., Silva-Espejo, J.-E., Araujo-Murakami, A., da Costa, M.C., Rocha, W., Feldpausch, T.R., Mendoza, A.L.M., Meir, P., Phillips, O.L., Malhi, Y. (2015) Drought impact on forest carbon dynamics and fluxes in Amazonia. Nature 519: 78–82. DOI:10.1038/nature14213

Stevenson, J.A., Millington, S.C., Beckett, F.M., Swindles, G.T. and Thordarson, T. (2015) Big grains go far: Reconciling tephrochronology with atmospheric measurements of volcanic ash. Atmospheric Measurement Techniques–Discussions 8: 65-120. DOI: 10.5194/amtd-8-65-2015