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David Galbraith Dr David Galbraith

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Room Garstang 10.24
School of Geography
University of Leeds
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Leeds LS2 9JT   UK


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  • Doughty CE; Goldsmith GR; Raab N; Girardin CAJ; Farfan-Amezquita F; Huaraca-Huasco W; Silva-Espejo JE; Araujo-Murakami A; Da Costa ACL; Rocha W; Galbraith D; Meir P; Metcalfe DB; Malhi Y (2018) What controls variation in carbon use efficiency among Amazonian tropical forests?, Biotropica, 50, pp.16-25. doi: 10.1111/btp.12504
  • Mcdowell N; Allen CD; Anderson-Teixeira K; Brando P; Brienen R; Chambers J; Christoffersen B; Davies S; Doughty C; Duque A; Espirito-Santo F; Fisher R; Fontes CG; Galbraith D; Goodsman D; Grossiord C; Hartmann H; Holm J; Johnson DJ; Kassim AR; Keller M; (2018) Drivers and mechanisms of tree mortality in moist tropical forests, New Phytologist, . doi: 10.1111/nph.15027
  • Kalamandeen M; Gloor E; Mitchard E; Quincey D; Ziv G; Spracklen D; Spracklen B; Adami M; Aragaõ LEOC; Galbraith D (2018) Pervasive Rise of Small-scale Deforestation in Amazonia, Scientific Reports, 8, . doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-19358-2
  • Hartmann H; Moura CF; Anderegg WRL; Ruehr NK; Salmon Y; Allen CD; Arndt SK; Breshears DD; Davi H; Galbraith D; Ruthrof KX; Wunder J; Adams HD; Bloemen J; Cailleret M; Cobb R; Gessler A; Grams TEE; Jansen S; Kautz M; Lloret F; O'Brien M (2018) Research frontiers for improving our understanding of drought-induced tree and forest mortality, New Phytologist, 218, pp.15-28. doi: 10.1111/nph.15048
  • Restrepo-Coupe N; Levine NM; Christoffersen BO; Albert LP; Wu J; Costa MH; Galbraith D; Imbuzeiro H; Martins G; da Araujo AC; Malhi YS; Zeng X; Moorcroft P; Saleska SR (2017) Do dynamic global vegetation models capture the seasonality of carbon fluxes in the Amazon basin? A data-model intercomparison, Global Change Biology, 23, pp.191-208. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13442
  • Guimberteau M; Ciais P; Pablo Boisier J; Paula Dutra Aguiar A; Biemans H; De Deurwaerder H; Galbraith D; Kruijt B; Langerwisch F; Poveda G; Rammig A; Andres Rodriguez D; Tejada G; Thonicke K; Von Randow C; Randow R; Zhang K; Verbeeck H (2017) Impacts of future deforestation and climate change on the hydrology of the Amazon Basin: A multi-model analysis with a new set of land-cover change scenarios, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21, pp.1455-1475. doi: 10.5194/hess-21-1455-2017
  • Esquivel-Muelbert A; Galbraith D; Dexter KG; Baker TR; Lewis SL; Meir P; Rowland L; Da Costa ACL; Nepstad D; Phillips OL (2017) Biogeographic distributions of neotropical trees reflect their directly measured drought tolerances, Scientific Reports, 7, . doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-08105-8
  • De Almeida Castanho AD; Galbraith D; Zhang K; Coe MT; Costa MH; Moorcroft P (2016) Changing Amazon biomass and the role of atmospheric CO2concentration, climate, and land use, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30, pp.18-39. doi: 10.1002/2015GB005135
  • Costa MH; Coe MT; Galbraith DR (2016) Land-Atmosphere Interactions, Advances in Meteorology, 2016, . doi: 10.1155/2016/2362398
  • Johnson MO; Galbraith D; Gloor M; De Deurwaerder H; Guimberteau M; Rammig A; Thonicke K; Verbeeck H; von Randow C; Monteagudo A; Phillips OL; Brienen RJW; Feldpausch TR; Lopez Gonzalez G; Fauset S; Quesada CA; Christoffersen B; Ciais P; Sampaio G; Kruijt (2016) Variation in stem mortality rates determines patterns of above-ground biomass in Amazonian forests: implications for dynamic global vegetation models, Global Change Biology, 22, pp.3996-4013. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13315
  • Anderegg WRL; Martinez-Vilalta J; Cailleret M; Camarero JJ; Ewers BE; Galbraith D; Gessler A; Grote R; Huang CY; Levick SR; Powell TL; Rowland L; Sánchez-Salguero R; Trotsiuk V (2016) When a Tree Dies in the Forest: Scaling Climate-Driven Tree Mortality to Ecosystem Water and Carbon Fluxes, Ecosystems, 19, pp.1133-1147. doi: 10.1007/s10021-016-9982-1
  • Coelho de Souza F; Dexter KG; Phillips OL; Brienen RJW; Chave J; Galbraith DR; Lopez Gonzalez G; Monteagudo Mendoza A; Pennington RT; Poorter L; Alexiades M; Álvarez-Dávila E; Andrade A; Aragão LEOC; Araujo-Murakami A; Arets EJMM; Aymard C GA; Baralot (2016) Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology, Proceedings. Biological sciences, 283, .
  • Christoffersen BO; Gloor M; Fauset S; Fyllas NM; Galbraith DR; Baker TR; Kruijt B; Rowland L; Fisher RA; Binks OJ; Sevanto S; Xu C; Jansen S; Choat B; Mencuccini M; McDowell NG; Meir P (2016) Linking hydraulic traits to tropical forest function in a size-structured and trait-driven model (TFS v.1-Hydro), Geoscientific Model Development, 9, pp.4227-4255. doi: 10.5194/gmd-9-4227-2016
  • Brienen RJW; Phillips OL; Feldpausch TR; Gloor E; Baker TR; Lloyd J; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Monteagudo-Mendoza A; Malhi Y; Lewis SL; Vásquez Martinez R; Alexiades M; Álvarez Dávila E; Alvarez-Loayza P; Andrade A; Aragaõ LEOC; Araujo-Murakami A; Arets EJMM (2015) Long-term decline of the Amazon carbon sink, Nature, 519, pp.344-348. doi: 10.1038/nature14283
  • Malhi Y; Doughty CE; Goldsmith GR; Metcalfe DB; Girardin CAJ; Marthews TR; del Aguila-Pasquel J; Aragão LEOC; Araujo-Murakami A; Brando P; da Costa ACL; Silva-Espejo JE; Farfán Amézquita F; Galbraith DR; Quesada CA; Rocha W; Salinas-Revilla N; Silvér (2015) The linkages between photosynthesis, productivity, growth and biomass in lowland Amazonian forests, Global Change Biology, 21, pp.2283-2295. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12859
  • Rowland L; Harper A; Christoffersen BO; Galbraith DR; Imbuzeiro HMA; Powell TL; Doughty C; Levine NM; Malhi Y; Saleska SR; Moorcroft PR; Meir P; Williams M (2015) Modelling climate change responses in tropical forests: Similar productivity estimates across five models, but different mechanisms and responses, Geoscientific Model Development, 8, pp.1097-1110. doi: 10.5194/gmd-8-1097-2015
  • Zhang K; de Almeida Castanho AD; Galbraith DR; Moghim S; Levine NM; Bras RL; Coe MT; Costa MH; Malhi Y; Longo M; Knox RG; Mcknight S; Wang J; Moorcroft PR (2015) The fate of Amazonian ecosystems over the coming century arising from changes in climate, atmospheric CO<inf>2,</inf> and land use, Global Change Biology, 21, pp.2569-2587. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12903
  • Doughty CE; Metcalfe DB; Girardin CAJ; Amezquita FF; Durand L; Huaraca Huasco W; Silva-Espejo JE; Araujo-Murakami A; Da Costa MC; Da Costa ACL; Rocha W; Meir P; Galbraith D; Malhi Y (2015) Source and sink carbon dynamics and carbon allocation in the Amazon basin, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 29, pp.645-655. doi: 10.1002/2014GB005028
  • Lewis SL; Edwards DP; Galbraith D (2015) Increasing human dominance of tropical forests, Science, 349, pp.827-832. doi: 10.1126/science.aaa9932
  • Meir P; Wood TE; Galbraith DR; Brando PM; Da Costa ACL; Rowland L; Ferreira LV (2015) Threshold Responses to Soil Moisture Deficit by Trees and Soil in Tropical Rain Forests: Insights from Field Experiments, BioScience, 65, pp.882-892. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biv107
  • Spracklen BD; Kalamandeen M; Galbraith D; Gloor E; Spracklen DV (2015) A global analysis of deforestation in moist tropical forest protected areas, PLoS ONE, 10, . doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143886
  • Rowland L; Da Costa ACL; Galbraith DR; Oliveira RS; Binks OJ; Oliveira AAR; Pullen AM; Doughty CE; Metcalfe DB; Vasconcelos SS; Ferreira LV; Malhi Y; Grace J; Mencuccini M; Meir P (2015) Death from drought in tropical forests is triggered by hydraulics not carbon starvation, Nature, 528, pp.119-122. doi: 10.1038/nature15539
  • Galbraith D; Malhi Y; Aragão L; Baker T (2014) The ecosystem dynamics of Amazonian and Andean forests, Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7, pp.1-6. doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.826744
  • da Costa ACL; Metcalfe DB; Doughty CE; de Oliveira AAR; Neto GFC; da Costa MC; Silva Junior JDA; Aragão LEOC; Almeida S; Galbraith DR; Rowland LM; Meir P; Malhi Y (2014) Ecosystem respiration and net primary productivity after 8-10 years of experimental through-fall reduction in an eastern Amazon forest, Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7, pp.7-24. doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.798366
  • Marthews TR; Quesada CA; Galbraith DR; Malhi Y; Mullins CE; Hodnett MG; Dharssi I (2014) High-resolution hydraulic parameter maps for surface soils in tropical South America, Geoscientific Model Development, 7, pp.711-723. doi: 10.5194/gmd-7-711-2014
  • Christoffersen BO; Restrepo-Coupe N; Arain MA; Baker IT; Cestaro BP; Ciais P; Fisher JB; Galbraith D; Guan X; Gulden L; van den Hurk B; Ichii K; Imbuzeiro H; Jain A; Levine N; Miguez-Macho G; Poulter B; Roberti DR; Sakaguchi K; Sahoo A; Schaefer K; Shi M (2014) Mechanisms of water supply and vegetation demand govern the seasonality and magnitude of evapotranspiration in Amazonia and Cerrado, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 191, pp.33-50. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2014.02.008
  • Fyllas NM; Gloor E; Mercado LM; Sitch S; Quesada CA; Domingues TF; Galbraith DR; Torre-Lezama A; Vilanova E; Ramírez-Angulo H; Higuchi N; Neill DA; Silveira M; Ferreira L; Aymard C GA; Malhi Y; Phillips OL; Lloyd J (2014) Analysing Amazonian forest productivity using a new individual and trait-based model (TFS v.1), Geoscientific Model Development, 7, pp.1251-1269. doi: 10.5194/gmd-7-1251-2014
  • Galbraith D; Malhi Y; Affum-Baffoe K; Castanho ADA; Doughty CE; Fisher RA; Lewis SL; Peh KSH; Phillips OL; Quesada CA; Sonké B; Lloyd J (2013) Residence times of woody biomass in tropical forests, Plant Ecology and Diversity, 6, pp.139-157. doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.770578
  • Huntingford C; Zelazowski P; Galbraith D; Mercado LM; Sitch S; Fisher R; Lomas M; Walker AP; Jones CD; Booth BBB; Malhi Y; Hemming D; Kay G; Good P; Lewis SL; Phillips OL; Atkin OK; Lloyd J; Gloor E; Zaragoza-Castells J; Meir P; Betts R; Harris PP; Nobre (2013) Simulated resilience of tropical rainforests to CO2-induced climate change, Nature Geoscience, 6, pp.268-273. doi: 10.1038/ngeo1741
  • Coe MT; Marthews TR; Costa MH; Galbraith DR; Greenglass NL; Imbuzeiro HMA; Levine NM; Malhi Y; Moorcroft PR; Muza MN; Powell TL; Saleska SR; Solorzano LA; Wang J (2013) Deforestation and climate feedbacks threaten the ecological integrity of south-southeastern Amazonia, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368, . doi: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0155
  • Gloor M; Brienen RJW; Galbraith D; Feldpausch TR; Schoengart J; Guyot J-L; Espinoza JC; Lloyd J; Phillips OL (2013) Intensification of the Amazon hydrological cycle over the last two decades, GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH LETTERS, 40, pp.1729-1733. doi: 10.1002/grl.50377
  • Castanho ADA; Coe MT; Costa MH; Malhi Y; Galbraith D; Quesada CA (2013) Improving simulated Amazon forest biomass and productivity by including spatial variation in biophysical parameters, Biogeosciences, 10, pp.2255-2272. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-2255-2013
  • Fisher JB; Sikka M; Sitch S; Ciais P; Poulter B; Galbraith D; Lee JE; Huntingford C; Viovy N; Zeng N; Ahlström A; Lomas MR; Levy PE; Frankenberg C; Saatchi S; Malhi Y (2013) African tropical rainforest net carbon dioxide fluxes in the twentieth century, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 368, . doi: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0376
  • Powell TL; Galbraith DR; Christoffersen BO; Harper A; Imbuzeiro HMA; Rowland L; Almeida S; Brando PM; da Costa ACL; Costa MH; Levine NM; Malhi Y; Saleska SR; Sotta E; Williams M; Meir P; Moorcroft PR (2013) Confronting model predictions of carbon fluxes with measurements of Amazon forests subjected to experimental drought, New Phytologist, 200, pp.350-365. doi: 10.1111/nph.12390
  • Von Randow C; Zeri M; Restrepo-Coupe N; Muza MN; de Gonçalves LGG; Costa MH; Araujo AC; Manzi AO; da Rocha HR; Saleska SR; Arain MA; Baker IT; Cestaro BP; Christoffersen B; Ciais P; Fisher JB; Galbraith D; Guan X; van den Hurk B; Ichii K; Imbuzeiro H; J (2013) Inter-annual variability of carbon and water fluxes in Amazonian forest, Cerrado and pasture sites, as simulated by terrestrial biosphere models, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 182-183, pp.145-155. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2013.05.015
  • De Gonçalves LGG; Borak JS; Costa MH; Saleska SR; Baker I; Restrepo-Coupe N; Muza MN; Poulter B; Verbeeck H; Fisher JB; Arain MA; Arkin P; Cestaro BP; Christoffersen B; Galbraith D; Guan X; van den Hurk BJJM; Ichii K; Imbuzeiro HMA; Jain AK; Levine N; L (2013) Overview of the large-scale biosphere-atmosphere experiment in amazonia data model intercomparison project (LBA-DMIP), Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 182-183, pp.111-127. doi: 10.1016/j.agrformet.2013.04.030
  • Marthews TR; Malhi Y; Girardin CAJ; Silva Espejo JE; Aragão LEOC; Metcalfe DB; Rapp JM; Mercado LM; Fisher RA; Galbraith DR; Fisher JB; Salinas-Revilla N; Friend AD; Restrepo-Coupe N; Williams RJ (2012) Simulating forest productivity along a neotropical elevational transect: Temperature variation and carbon use efficiency, Global Change Biology, 18, pp.2882-2898. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2012.02728.x
  • Malhi Y; Doughty C; Galbraith D (2011) The allocation of ecosystem net primary productivity in tropical forests, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 366, pp.3225-3245. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0062
  • Galbraith D; Levy PE; Sitch S; Huntingford C; Cox P; Williams M; Meir P (2010) Multiple mechanisms of Amazonian forest biomass losses in three dynamic global vegetation models under climate change, New Phytologist, 187, pp.647-665. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03350.x
  • Phillips OL; van der Heijden G; Lewis SL; López-González G; Aragão LEOC; Lloyd J; Malhi Y; Monteagudo A; Almeida S; Dávila EA; Amaral I; Andelman S; Andrade A; Arroyo L; Aymard G; Baker TR; Blanc L; Bonal D; de Oliveira ACA; Chao KJ; Cardozo ND; da C (2010) Drought-mortality relationships for tropical forests, New Phytologist, 187, pp.631-646. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03359.x
  • da Costa ACL; Galbraith D; Almeida S; Portela BTT; da Costa M; de Athaydes Silva Junior J; Braga AP; de Gonçalves PHL; de Oliveira AA; Fisher R; Phillips OL; Metcalfe DB; Levy P; Meir P (2010) Effect of 7 yr of experimental drought on vegetation dynamics and biomass storage of an eastern Amazonian rainforest, New Phytologist, 187, pp.579-591. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03309.x
  • Metcalfe DB; Meir P; Aragão LEOC; Lobo-do-Vale R; Galbraith D; Fisher RA; Chaves MM; Maroco JP; da Costa ACL; de Almeida SS; Braga AP; Gonçalves PHL; de Athaydes J; da Costa M; Portela TTB; de Oliveira AAR; Malhi Y; Williams M (2010) Shifts in plant respiration and carbon use efficiency at a large-scale drought experiment in the eastern Amazon, New Phytologist, 187, pp.608-621. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03319.x
  • Malhi Y; Aragão LEOC; Galbraith D; Huntingford C; Fisher R; Zelazowski P; Sitch S; McSweeney C; Meir P (2009) Exploring the likelihood and mechanism of a climate-change-induced dieback of the Amazon rainforest, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106, pp.20610-20615. doi: 10.1073/pnas.0804619106
  • Ostle NJ; Smith P; Fisher R; Ian Woodward F; Fisher JB; Smith JU; Galbraith D; Levy P; Meir P; McNamara NP; Bardgett RD (2009) Integrating plant-soil interactions into global carbon cycle models, Journal of Ecology, 97, pp.851-863. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2009.01547.x

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