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Sophie Fauset, Helber Freitas, David GalbraithMartin Sullivan, Marcos Aidar, Carlos Joly, Oliver Phillips, Simone Vieira, Manuel Gloor. Differences in leaf thermoregulation and water-use strategies between three co-occurring Atlantic forest tree species. Plant, Cell & Environment, in press.

Lai HR, Hall JS, Batterman SA, Turner BL, van Breugel M. 2018. Nitrogen fixer abundance has no effect on biomass recovery during tropical secondary forest succession. Journal of Ecology. 00:1–13. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12979

Mills B*, Batterman SA*, Field K*. 2018. Nutrient acquisition by symbiotic fungi governs Palaeozoic climate transition. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 373. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0503 *All authors contributed equally.

Jucker, T., Bongalov, B., Burslem, D., Nilus, R., Dalponte, M., Lewis, S.L., Phillips, O.L., Qie, L., Coomes, D. 2018. Topography shapes the structure, composition and function of tropical forest landscapes. Ecology Letters. Available here.

Heinemeyer, A. and Swindles, G.T. In Press. Unravelling past impacts of climate change and land management on historic peatland development using proxy-based reconstruction, monitoring data and process modelling. Global Change Biology.

Jucker, Tommaso; Bongalov, Boris; Burslem, David; Nilus, Reuben; Dalponte, Michele; Lewis, SimonPhillips, OliverQie, Lan; Coomes, David. Topography shapes the structure, composition and function of tropical forest landscapes. Ecology Letters (in press 2018)

Matias Reis, S., Beatriz Schwantes Marimon, BH Marimon Junior, PS Morandi, E Almeida de Oliveira, F Elias, E Carvalho das Neves, B de Oliveira, D da Silva Nogueira, R Keichi Umetsu, TR Feldpausch and Oliver L. Phillips. Climate and fragmentation affect forest structure in the southern border of Amazonia.  Plant Ecology and Diversity (in press 2018)

Wang A., Fang Y., Chen D., Phillips O., Koba L., Zhu W., Zhu J. High nitrogen isotope fractionation of nitrate during denitrification in four forest soils and its implications for denitrification rate estimates. Science of the Total Environment (in press, 2018).

Martin JP Sullivan, Simon L LewisLan QieTimothy R BakerGabriela Lopez?Gonzalez… Roel Brienen… Oliver L Phillips et al. 2018. Field methods for sampling tree height for tropical forest biomass estimation. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 00:1–11.

Swindles, G.T., Kelly, T.J., Roucoux, K.H. and Lawson, I.T. In Press. Response of testate amoebae to a late Holocene ecosystem shift in an Amazonian peatland. European Journal of Protistology.

Swindles, G.T.Baird, A.J., Kilbride, E., Low, R. and Lopez, O. In Press. Testing the relationship between testate amoeba community composition and environmental variables in a coastal tropical peatland. Ecological Indicators.

Kalamandeen MGloor E, Mitchard E, Ziv G, Quincey D, Spracklen D,  Spracklen B, Adami M, Aragao LEOC, Galbraith D.  2018. Pervasive Rise of Small-scale deforestation in Amazonia. Scientific Reports, 8:1600. Mongabay coverage of this article can be found here.

Hartmann H, Anderegg W, Moura C, Ruehr N, Salmon Y, Allen C, Arndt S, Breshears D, Davi H, Galbraith D, Ruthrof K, Wunder J, Adams H, Bloemen J, Cobb R, Gessler A, Grams T, Jansen S, Lloret F, O’Brien M.  2018. Research frontiers for improving our understanding of drought-induced tree and forest mortality.  New Phytologist, in press.

Swindles, G.T., Morris, P.J., Whitney, B., Galloway, J.M., Ga?ka, M., Gallego-Sala, A., Macumber, A.L., Mullan, D., Smith, M.W., Amesbury, M.J., Roland, T.P., Sanei, H., Patterson, R.T., Sanderson, N., Parry, L., Charman, D.J., Lopez, O., Valderamma, E., Watson, E.J., Ivanovic, R.F., Valdes, P.J., Turner, T.E. and Lähteenoja, O. 2018. Ecosystem state shifts during long-term development of an Amazonian peatlandGlobal Change Biology 24, 738-757.  See here.

Bonini I, BH Marimon-Junior, E Matricardi, OL Phillips, F Petter, B Oliveira, BS Marimon (in press) Collapse of ecosystem carbon stocks due to forest conversion to soybean plantations at the Amazon-Cerrado transition.  Forest Ecology and Management.

Aragão, L., Anderson, L., Fonseca, M., Rosan, T., Vedovato, L., Wagner, F., Silva, C., Silva Junior, C., Arai, E., Aguiar, A.P., Barlow, J., Berenguer, E., Deeter, M., Domingues, L., Gatti, L., Gloor, M., Malhi, Y., Marengo, J., Miller, J., Phillips, O.L., Saatchi, S.  2018. 21st Century drought-related fires counteract the decline of Amazon deforestation carbon emissions. Nature Communications 2018 9:536.  DOI: 10.1038/s41467-017-02771-y. See here.

Bonnini, I, B.H. Marimon Junior, E. Matricardi, O. Phillips, F. Petter, B. Oliveira, B.S. Marimon. Collapse of ecosystem carbon stocks due to forest conversion to soybean plantations at the Amazon-Cerrado transition. 2018. Forest Ecology and Management 414: 64-73. See here.

Good, P., J. Bamber, K. Halladay, A. Harper, L. Jackson, G. Kay, B. Kruijt, J. Lowe, O.L. Phillips, J. Ridley, M. Srokosz, C. Turley, P. Williamson. 2018. Recent progress in understanding climate thresholds: ice sheets, the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, tropical forests and responses to ocean acidification. Progress in Physical Geography 42: 24–60.

Wang, A., W. Zhu, P. Gundersen, O.L. Phillips, D. Chen, Y. Fang. 2018. Fates of atmospheric deposited nitrogen in an Asian tropical primary forest. Forest Ecology and Management 411: 213-222. Doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2018.01.029.

Lovett, J.C. et al. 2018. Creating Resilient Sustainable Microgrids through Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems. EPSRC. BGP £1,240,464. This grant compliments Jon Lovett's existing Royal Society grant on renewable energy capacity building in Africa to give a total of £2.5M for the combined project

Gomes, V.H.F., et al. [including O.L. Phillips, R. Brienen, F Coelho de Souza, T.R. Baker, Joana Ricardo, Gabriela Lopez-Gonzalez]. 2018. Species distribution modelling: contrasting presence-only models with plot abundance data. Scientific Reports (2018) 8:1003. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-18927-1.

Wang, A., W. Zhu, P. Gundersen, O.L. Phillips, D. Chen, Y. Fang. 2018. Fate of atmospheric deposited nitrogen in an Asian tropical primary forest. Forest Ecology and Management, in press.

Peacock, J., Mewis, R. and Rooney, D. The use of campus based field teaching to provide an authentic experience to all students. Journal of Geography in Higher Education. (In Press).

Draper, F.C., Honorio Coronado, E.N., Roucoux, K.H., Lawson, I.T., Pitman, N.C.A., Fine, P.V.A., Phillips, O.L., Torres Montenegro, L.A., Valderrama Sandoval, E., Mensones, I., García-Villacorta, R., Ramirez, F., Baker, T.R. 2018. Peatland forests are the least diverse forests in Amazonia but contribute to high regional beta-diversity. 2018. Ecography 41: 1–14, 2018.  doi: 10.1111/ecog.03126.

Peacock, J and Bacon, K.   Enhancing Student Employability through Urban Ecology Fieldwork.  Higher Education Pedagogies. (In Press).

TJ Kelly, IT Lawson, KH Roucoux, TR Baker, EN Honorio-Coronado, TD Jones, and SR Panduro (in press) Continuous human presence without extensive ecological disturbance over the past 2500 years in an aseasonal Amazonian rainforest. Quaternary Science Reviews

TR Baker (2017) Biodiversity increases the resilience of tropical forests to climate change: implications for conservation policy. Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2017) The Lima Declaration on Biodiversity and Climate Change: Contributions from Science to Policy for Sustainable Development. Technical Series No.89. (Eds L. Rodriguez & I. Anderson) Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, 156 pp. Read here

Good, P., J. Bamber, K. Halladay, A. Harper, L. Jackson, G. Kay, B. Kruijt, J. Lowe, O.L. Phillips, J. Ridley, M. Srokosz, C. Turley, P. Williamson (in press).  Recent progress in understanding climate thresholds: ice sheets, the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation, tropical forests and responses to ocean acidification. Progress in Physical Geography.

Luiz Aragão, Liana Anderson, Marisa Fonseca, Thais Rosan, Laura Vedovato, Fabien Wagner, Camila Silva, Celso Silva Junior, Egidio Arai, Ana Paula Aguiar, Jos Barlow, Erika Berenguer, Merritt Deeter, Lucas Domingues, Luciana Gatti, Manuel Gloor, Yadvinder Malhi, Jose Marengo, John Miller, Oliver Phillips, and Sassan Saatchi (in press). 21st Century drought-related fires counteract the decline of Amazon deforestation carbon emissions.  Nature Communications.

Phillips, O.L. Recent changes in Amazon forest biomass and dynamics. 2017. Pp. 32-41, in Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (2017) The Lima Declaration on Biodiversity and Climate Change: Contributions from Science to Policy for Sustainable Development. Technical Series No.89. (Eds L. Rodríguez & I. Anderson)

McDowell, Nate; Allen, Craig; Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina; Brando, Paulo; Brienen, Roel; Chambers, Jeff; Christoffersen, Bradley; Davies, Stuart; Doughty, Christopher; Duque , Álvaro; Espirito-Santo, Fernando; Fisher, Rosie; Fontes, Clarissa ; Galbraith, David; Goodsman, Devin; Johnson, Daniel; Hartmann, Henrik; Holm, Jennifer; Kassim, Abd Rahman; Keller, Michael; Koven, Charles; Kueppers, Lara; Kumagai, Tomo'omi; Muller-Landau, Helene; Malhi, Yadvinder; McMahon, Sean; Mencuccini, Maurizio; Meir, Patrick; Moorcroft, Paul; Phillips, Oliver; Powell, Thomas; Sierra, Carlos; Sperry, John; Warren, Jeffrey; Xu, Chonggang; Xu, Xiangtao; Grossiord, Charlotte (in press) Drivers and mechanisms of tree mortality in moist tropical forests, New Phytologist

S Fauset, M Gloor, MPM Aidar, HC Freitas, NM Fyllas, MA Marabesi, ALC Rochelle, A Shenkin, SA Vieira, CA Joly. 2017. Tropical forest light regimes in a human-modified landscape. Ecosphere 8(11) e02002.

Frederick C. Draper, Eurídice N. Honorio Coronado, Katherine H. Roucoux, Ian T. Lawson, Nigel C. A. Pitman, Paul V. A. Fine, Oliver L. Phillips, Luis A. Torres Montenegro, Elvis Valderrama Sandoval, Italo Mesones, Roosevelt García-Villacorta, Fredy R. Ramirez Arévalo and Timothy R. Baker. Peatland forests are the least diverse tree communities documented in Amazonia, but contribute to high regional beta-diversity.  (in press, Ecography)

Liang Xu, Sassan S. Saatchi, Aurélie Shapiro, Victoria Meyer, Antonio Ferraz, Yan Yang, Jean-Francois Bastin, Norman Banks, Pascal Boeckx, Hans Verbeeck, Simon L. Lewis, Elvis Tshibasu Muanza, Eddy Bongwele, Francois Kayembe, Daudet Mbenza, Laurent Kalau, Franck Mukendi, Francis Ilunga & Daniel Ebuta (2017). Spatial Distribution of Carbon Stored in Forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Scientific Report, 7. Article number: 15030.

Aida Cuni-Sanchez, Marion Pfeifer, Rob Marchant, Kim Calders, Cathrine L Sørensen, Patrícia V Pompeu, Simon L Lewis, Neil D Burgess (2017). New insights on above ground biomass and forest attributes in tropical montane forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 399, 235-246.

Salinas-Melgoza, M., Skutsch, M., Lovett, J.C. Accepted. Predicting aboveground forest biomass with topographic variables in human-impacted tropical dry forest landscapes. Ecosphere

Ga?ka, M., Swindles, G.T.,  Szal, M., Fulweber, R. and Feurdean, A. 2018. Response of plant communities to climate change during the late Holocene: palaeoecological insights from peatlands in the Alaskan ArcticEcological Indicators 85, 525-536.

Swindles, G.T., Watson, E.J., Savov, I.P., Lawson, I.T., Schmidt, A., Hooper, A., Cooper, C.L., Connor, C.B., Gloor, M. and Carrivick, J.L. In Press. Climatic control on Icelandic volcanic activity during the mid-Holocene. Geology.

Giannichi, M.L., Dallimer, M., Baker, T.R., Mitchell, G., Bernasconi, P. and Ziv, G. Divergent Landowners' Expectations May Hinder the Uptake of a Forest Certificate Trading Scheme. Conservation Letters. DOI: 10.1111/conl.12409.

Swindles, G.T., Morris, P.J., Whitney, B., Galloway, J.M., Ga?ka, M., Gallego-Sala, A., Macumber, A.L., Mullan, D., Smith, M.W., Amesbury, M.J., Roland, T.P., Sanei, H., Patterson, R.T., Sanderson, N., Parry, L., Charman, D.J., Lopez, O., Valderamma, E., Watson, E.J., Ivanovic, R.F., Valdes, P.J., Turner, T.E. and Lähteenoja, O. In Press. Ecosystem state shifts during long-term development of an Amazonian peatland. Global Change Biology.      

Epihov DZ, Batterman SA, Hedin LO, Leake JR, Smith LM, Beerling DJ. 2017. N2-fixing tropical legume evolution: a contributor to enhanced weathering through the Cenozoic? Proceedings of the Royal Society B 284: 20170370. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2017.0370

Baker, JCA, Santos, GM, Gloor, M and Brienen, RJW (2017) Does Cedrela always form annual rings? Testing ring periodicity across South America using radiocarbon dating. Trees - Structure and Functionhttp://rdcu.be/u9kk

Koele N, Bird M, Haig J, Marimon Junior BH, Schwantes Marimon B, Phillips OL, de Oliveira EA, Quesada CA, Feldpausch TR. 2017. Amazon Basin forest pyrogenic carbon stocks: first estimate of deep storage. Geoderma 306: 237–243.

Margret Steinthorsdottir, Caroline Elliott-Kingston and Karen L. Bacon (2017) Cuticle surfaces of fossil plants as a potential proxy for volcanic SO2 emissions: observations from the Triassic–Jurassic transition of East Greenland. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments

Menge, D. N. L., Batterman, S. A., Hedin, L. O., Liao, W., Pacala, S. W. and Taylor, B. N. (), Why are nitrogen- fixing trees rare at higher compared to lower latitudes?. Ecology. doi:10.1002/ecy.2034

Galloway, J.M., Swindles, G.T., Jamieson, H.E., Palmer, M., Parsons, M.B., Sanei, H., Macumber, A.L., Falck, H. In Press. Organic matter control on the distribution of arsenic in lake sediments impacted by ~65 years of gold ore processing in subarctic Canada. Science of the Total Environment.

Massi K., M. Bird, B. Marimon, B.H. Marimon Jr, D. Nogueira, E. Oliveira, O.L. Phillips, C. Quesada, A. Andrade, R. Brienen, J. Camargo, J. Chave, E. Coronado, L. Ferreira, N. Higuchi, S. Laurance, W. Laurance, T. Lovejoy, Y. Malhi, R. Martínez, A. Monteagudo, D. Neill, A. Prieto, H. Ramírez-Angulo, H. ter Steege, E. Vilanova, T.R. Feldpausch. (2017) Does soil pyrogenic carbon determine plant functional traits in Amazon Basin forests?  Plant Ecology, DOI 10.1007/s11258-017-0751-9.

Koele N., Bird M., Quesada C.A., Haig J., Marimon Junior B.H., Schwantes Marimon B., Phillips, O.L., E. A. de Oliveira, T.R. Feldpausch. Amazon Basin forest pyrogenic carbon stocks: first estimate of deep storage. Geoderma, in press Jul 2017.

Soh, W.K, Wright, I.J., Bacon, K.L., Lenz, T.I., Steinthorsdottir, M., Parnell, A. C. and McElwain, J.C. (2017) Paleo-leaf economics reveal a dramatic shift in ecosystem function associated with the end-Triassic mass extinction event. Nature Plants 3: 17104 (online publication)

Esquivel-Muelbert A., Galbraith D., Dexter K.G., Baker T.R., Lewis S.L., Meir P., Rowland L., da Costa A.C.L., Nepstad D., Phillips O.L. (in press). Biogeographic distributions of neotropical trees reflect their directly measured drought tolerances. Scientific Reports

Pariyar, B., Snell, C. & Lovett, J.C. (2017) Inequality of access in irrigation systems of the Mid-Hills of Nepal. Area Development and Policy.

Massi K., M. Bird, B. Marimon, B.H. Marimon Jr, D. Nogueira, E. Oliveira, O.L. Phillips, C. Quesada, A. Andrade, R. Brienen, J. Camargo, J. Chave, E. Coronado, L. Ferreira, N. Higuchi, S. Laurance, W. Laurance, T. Lovejoy, Y. Malhi, R. Martínez, A. Monteagudo, D. Neill, A. Prieto, H. Ramírez-Angulo, H. ter Steege, E. Vilanova, T.  Feldpausch. Does soil pyrogenic carbon determine plant functional traits in Amazon Basin forests?  Plant Ecology, in press.

Menge, D. N. L., Batterman, S. A., Liao, W., Taylor, B. N., Lichstein, J. W. and Ángeles-Pérez, G. (2017), Nitrogen-fixing tree abundance in higher-latitude North America is not constrained by diversity. Ecology Letters doi:10.1111/ele.12778

Fyllas NM, Patrick Bentley L, Shenkin A, Asner GP, Atkin OK, Díaz S, Enquist B, Farfan-Rios W, Gloor E, Guerrieri R, Huaraco Huasco W, Ishida Y, Martin RE, Meir P, Phillips O, Salinas N, Silman M, Weerasinghe LK, Zaragoza-Castells J & Malhi Y. (2017) Solar radiation and functional traits explain the decline of forest primary productivity along a tropical elevation gradient. Ecology Letters 20 (6):730-740. doi:10.1111/ele.12771.

Rowland L, Zaragoza-Castells J, Bloomfield KJ, Turnbull MH, Bonal D, Burban B, Salinas N, Cosio E, Metcalfe DJ, Ford A, Phillips OL, Atkin OK & Meir P. (2017) Scaling leaf respiration with nitrogen and phosphorus in tropical forests across two continents. New Phytologist 214:1064-1077. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13992

Esquivel Muelbert A, Baker T, Lewis S, Dexter K, ter Steege H, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Monteagudo M. A, Brienen R, Feldpausch TPeacock JPickavance GPhillips OL, et al. (2017) Seasonal drought limits tree species across the Neotropics. Ecography 40: 618–629. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01904

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, M. Silman. (2017) The variation of productivity and its allocation along a tropical elevation gradient: a whole carbon budget perspective. New Phytologist 214: 1019–1032. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14189

Bahar N.H.A, Y. Ishida, L.K. Weerasinghe, R. Guerrieri, O.S. O'Sullivan, K.J. Bloomfield, G. Asner, R. Martin, J. Lloyd, Y. Malhi, O.L. Phillips, P. Meir, N. Salinas Revilla, E. Cosio, T. Domingues, C. Quesada, F. Sinca, E. Vega, P. Zuloaga Ccorimany, J. Aguilar, K. Quispe Huaypar, I. Cuba Torres, R. Butron Loayza, Y. Pelaez Tapia Long, J. Huaman Ovalle, B. Long, J. Evans, O.K. Atkin. (2017) Leaf-level photosynthetic capacity in lowland Amazonian and high-elevation, Andean tropical moist forests of Peru. New Phytologist 214: 1002–1018. DOI: 10.1111/nph.14079

Álvarez, E., L. Cayuela, S. González-Caro, A.M. Aldana, P.R. Stevenson, O. Phillips, Á. Cogollo, M.C. Peñuela, P. von Hildebrand, E. Jiménez, O. Melo, A.C. Londoño-Vega, I. Mendoza, Z. Restrepo, O. Velásquez, F. Fernandez, J.M. Serna, C. Velazquez-Rua, D. Benõtez, J.M. Rey-Benayas. (2017) Forest biomass density across large climate gradients in northern South America is related to water availability but not with temperature. PLoS One 12(3): e0171072.

Coomes D.A., M. Dalponte, T. Jucker, G.P. Asner, L.F. Banin, D.F.R.P. Burslem, S.L. Lewis, R. Nilus, O.L. Phillips, M.-H. Phua, L. Qie. (2017) Tree-centric versus area-based approaches to mapping tropical forest carbon with LiDAR: is mapping individual trees worth the effort?  Remote Sensing of the Environment.

Fyllas N, Bentley L, Shenkin A, Asner G, Atkin O, Diaz S, Enquist B, Farfan-Rios W, Gloor E, Guerrieri R, Huaraca  Huasco W, Ishida Y, Martin R, Meir P, Phillips O, Salinas Revilla N, Silman M, Weerasinghe L, Zaragoza-Castells J, Malhi Y (2017) Solar radiation and functional traits explain the decline of forest primary productivity along a tropical elevation gradient. Ecology Letters

Levis C et al. including Oliver Phillips, Tim Baker, Roel Brienen (2017) Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition. Science 355 (6328):925–931. DOI: 10.1126/science.aal0157. 

 

Phillips OL & Brienen RJW (2017) Carbon uptake by mature Amazon forests has mitigated Amazon nations’ carbon emissions. Carbon Balance and Management 12 (1). DOI: 10.1186/s13021-016-0069-2

 

Levis C et al. including Oliver Phillips, Tim Baker, Roel Brienen (2017) Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition. Science 355 (6328):925–931. DOI: 10.1126/science.aal0157. 

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