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Tim Baker Dr Tim Baker

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Room 10.29 Garstang
School of Geography
University of Leeds
University Road
Leeds LS2 9JT   UK

Email:
t.r.baker

Telephone:
+44 (0) 113 34 38352

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Publications

Key papers

  • Baker TR; Pennington RT; Dexter KG; Fine PVA; Fortune-Hopkins H et al. (2017) Maximising synergy among tropical plant systematists, ecologists, and evolutionary biologists Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 32, 258–267. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.01.007
  • Johnson MO; Galbraith DR; Gloor E …. & Baker TR (2016) Variation in stem mortality rates determines patterns of aboveground biomass in Amazonian forests: implications for dynamic global vegetation models, Global Change Biology, 12, 3996-4013. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13315
  • De Souza FC; Dexter KG; Phillips OL ... & Baker TR (2016) Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 283, 20161587. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1587
  • Brienen RJW; Phillips OL; Feldpausch TR; Gloor E; Baker TR et al. (2015) Long-term decline of the Amazon carbon sink, Nature, 519, 344-348. doi: 10.1038/nature14283
  • Baker TR; Pennington RT; Magallon S; Gloor E; Laurance WF et al. (2014) Fast demographic traits promote high diversification rates of Amazonian trees, Ecology Letters, 17, 527-536. doi: 10.1111/ele.12252
  • Draper FC; Roucoux KH; Lawson IT; Mitchard ETA; Honorio Coronado EN; Lähteenoja O; Montenegro LT; Sandoval EV; Zaráte R; Baker TR (2014) The distribution and amount of carbon in the largest peatland complex in Amazonia, Environmental Research Letters9doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/12/124017
  • Fauset S; Baker TR; Lewis SL; Feldpausch TR; Affum-Baffoe K; Foli EG; Hamer KC; Swaine MD (2012) Drought-induced shifts in the floristic and functional composition of tropical forests in Ghana, Ecology Letters15, 1120-1129. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01834.x
  • Baker TR; Phillips OL; Malhi Y; Almeida S; Arroyo L; Di Fiore A; Erwin T; Higuchi N; Killeen TJ; Laurance SG; Laurance WF; Lewis SL; Monteagudo A; Neill DA; Vargas PN; Pitman NC; Silva JN; Martínez RV (2004) Increasing biomass in Amazonian forest plots, Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci359, 353-365. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2003.1422
  • Baker TR; Phillips OL; Malhi Y; Almeida S; Arroyo L; Di Fiore A; Erwin T; Killeen TJ; Laurance SG; Laurance WF; Lewis SL; Lloyd J; Monteagudo A; Neill DA; Patino S; Pitman NCA; Silva JNM; Martinez RV (2004) Variation in wood density determines spatial patterns in Amazonian forest biomass, Global Change Biology10, 545-562. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2003.00751.x

Full publication list

2017

  • Roucoux KH; Lawson IT; Baker TR; Del Castillo Torres D; Draper FC; Lähteenoja O; Gilmore MP; Honorio Coronado EN; Kelly TJ; Mitchard ETA; Vriesendorp C (in press) Threats to intact tropical peatlands and opportunities for their conservation, Conservation Biology. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12925
  • Esquivel‐Muelbert A; Baker TR; Dexter KG; Lewis SL; ter Steege H; et al. (2017) Seasonal drought limits tree species across the Neotropics, Ecography, 40, 618-629. doi: 10.1111/ecog.01904
  • Baker TR; Pennington RT; Dexter KG; Fine PVA; Fortune-Hopkins H; Honorio EN; Huamantupa-Chuquimaco I; Klitgård BB; Lewis GP; de Lima HC; Ashton P; Baraloto C; Davies S; Donoghue MJ; Kaye M; Kress WJ; Lehmann CER; Monteagudo A; Phillips OL; Vasquez R (2017) Maximising synergy among tropical plant systematists, ecologists, and evolutionary biologists, Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 32, 258–267. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.01.007
  • Levis C; Costa FRC; Bongers F, Peña-Claros M, Clement CR et al. (2017) Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition, Science, 355, 925-931. doi: 10.1126/science.aal0157
  • Kelly TJ; Lawson IT; Roucoux KH; Baker TR; Jones TD; Sanderson NK (2017) The vegetation history of an Amazonian domed peatland, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 468, 129-141. doi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.11.039

2016

  • Johnson MO; Galbraith DR; Gloor E …. & Baker TR (2016) Variation in stem mortality rates determines patterns of aboveground biomass in Amazonian forests: implications for dynamic global vegetation models, Global Change Biology, 22, 3396-4013. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13315
  • De Souza FC; Dexter KG; Phillips OL ... & Baker TR (2016) Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology, Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 283, 20161587. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.1587
  • Baker TR; Vela Díaz DM; Chama Moscoso V; Navarro G; Monteagudo A et al. (2016) Consistent, small effects of treefall disturbances on the composition and diversity of four Amazonian forests, Journal of Ecology, 104, 497-506. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12529
  • Christoffersen BO; Gloor E; Fauset S; Fyllas NM; Galbraith DR; Baker TR et al. (2016) Linking hydraulic traits to tropical forest function in a size-structured and trait-driven model (TFS v. 1-Hydro), Geoscientific Model Development, 9, 4227. doi: 10.5194/gmd-9-4227-2016
  • Feldpausch TR; Phillips OL; Brienen RJW; Gloor E; Lloyd J et al. (2016) Amazon forest response to repeated droughts, Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30, 964-982. doi: 10.1002/2015GB005133

2015

  • 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 et al. (2015) Long-term decline of the Amazon carbon sink,Nature519, 344-348. doi: 10.1038/nature14283
  • Fauset S; Johnson MO; Gloor M; Baker TR; Monteagudo M A; Brienen RJW; Feldpausch TR; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Malhi Y; Ter Steege H; Pitman NCA; Baraloto C; Engel J; Pétronelli P; Andrade A; Camargo JLC; Laurance SGW; Laurance WF; Chave J; Allie E; Vargas PN et al. (2015) Hyperdominance in Amazonian forest carbon cycling, Nature Communications6doi: 10.1038/ncomms7857
  • Ter Steege H; Pitman NC; Killeen TJ; Laurance WF; Peres CA; Guevara JE; Salomão RP; Castilho CV; Amaral IL; de Almeida Matos FD; de Souza Coelho L; Magnusson WE; Phillips OL; de Andrade Lima Filho D; de Jesus Veiga Carim M; Irume MV; Martins MP; Molino et al. (2015) Estimating the global conservation status of more than 15,000 Amazonian tree species, Science Advances1, e1500936. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1500936

2014

  • Butt N; Malhi Y; New M; Macía MJ; Lewis SL; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Laurance WF; Laurance S; Luizão R; Andrade A; Baker TR; Almeida S; Phillips OL (2014) Shifting dynamics of climate-functional groups in old-growth Amazonian forests, Plant Ecology and Diversity7, 267-279, doi: 10.1080/17550874.2012.715210
  • Baker TR; Pennington RT; Magallon S; Gloor E; Laurance WF; Alexiades M; Alvarez E; Araujo A; Arets EJMM; Aymard G; de Oliveira AA; Amaral I; Arroyo L; Bonal D; Brienen RJW; Chave J; Dexter KG; Di Fiore A; Eler E; Feldpausch TR; Ferreira L; Lopez-Gonzalez (2014) Fast demographic traits promote high diversification rates of Amazonian trees, Ecology Letters17, 527-536, doi: 10.1111/ele.12252
  • Emilio T; Quesada CA; Costa FRC; Magnusson WE; Schietti J; Feldpausch TR; Brienen RJW; Baker TR; Chave J; Álvarez E; Araújo A; Bánki O; Castilho CV; Honorio C EN; Killeen TJ; Malhi Y; Oblitas Mendoza EM; Monteagudo A; Neill D; Alexander Parada G; Peñ (2014) Soil physical conditions limit palm and tree basal area in Amazonian forests, Plant Ecology and Diversity7, 215-229, doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.772257
  • Nardoto GB; Quesada CA; Patiño S; Saiz G; Baker TR; Schwarz M; Schrodt F; Feldpausch TR; Domingues TF; Marimon BS; Marimon Junior BH; Vieira ICG; Silveira M; Bird MI; Phillips OL; Lloyd J; Martinelli LA (2014) Basin-wide variations in Amazon forest nitrogen-cycling characteristics as inferred from plant and soil 15N:14N measurements, Plant Ecology and Diversity7, 173-187, doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.807524
  • Espírito-Santo FDB; Gloor M; Keller M; Malhi Y; Saatchi S; Nelson B; Junior RCO; Pereira C; Lloyd J; Frolking S; Palace M; Shimabukuro YE; Duarte V; Mendoza AM; López-González G; Baker TR; Feldpausch TR; Brienen RJW; Asner GP; Boyd DS; Phillips OL (2014) Size and frequency of natural forest disturbances and the Amazon forest carbon balance, Nature Communications5, doi: 10.1038/ncomms4434
  • Talbot J; Lewis SL; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Brienen RJW; Monteagudo A; Baker TR; Feldpausch TR; Malhi Y; Vanderwel M; Araujo Murakami A; Arroyo LP; Chao KJ; Erwin T; van der Heijden G; Keeling H; Killeen T; Neill D; Núñez Vargas P; Parada Gutierrez GA; Pitma (2014) Methods to estimate aboveground wood productivity from long-term forest inventory plots, Forest Ecology and Management320, 30-38. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2014.02.021
  • Swindles GT; Reczuga M; Lamentowicz M; Raby CL; Turner TE; Charman DJ; Gallego-Sala A; Valderrama E; Williams C; Draper F; Honorio Coronado EN; Roucoux KH; Baker T; Mullan DJ (2014) Ecology of testate amoebae in an Amazonian peatland and development of a transfer function for palaeohydrological reconstruction, Microbial Ecology68, 284-298. doi: 10.1007/s00248-014-0378-5
  • Mitchard ETA; Meir P; Feldpausch TR; Brienen RJW; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Baker TR; Lewis SL; Gloor M; Honorio Coronado EN; Roucoux KH; Phillips OL; Aragão LEOC; Monteagudo A; Chama Moscoso V; Lloyd J; Quesada CA; Costa FRC; Higuchi N; Levis C; Magnusson WE et al. (2014) Markedly divergent estimates of amazon forest carbon density from ground plots and satellites, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 23, 935-946. doi: 10.1111/geb.12168
  • Goodman RC; Phillips OL; Baker TR (2014) The importance of crown dimensions to improve tropical tree biomass estimates, Ecological Applications24, 680-698. doi: 10.1890/13-0070.1
  • Banin L; Lewis SL; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Baker TR; Quesada CA; Chao KJ; Burslem DFRP; Nilus R; Abu Salim K; Keeling HC; Tan S; Davies SJ; Monteagudo Mendoza A; Vásquez R; Lloyd J; Neill DA; Pitman N; Phillips OL (2014) Tropical forest wood production: A cross-continental comparison, Journal of Ecology102, 1025-1037. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12263
  • Draper FC; Roucoux KH; Lawson IT; Mitchard ETA; Honorio Coronado EN; Lähteenoja O; Montenegro LT; Sandoval EV; Zaráte R; Baker TR (2014) The distribution and amount of carbon in the largest peatland complex in Amazonia, Environmental Research Letters9, doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/9/12/124017

2013

  • Rendón Thompson OR; Paavola J; Healey JR; Jones JPG; Baker TR; Torres J (2013)Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+): Transaction costs of six peruvian projects, Ecology and Society18 doi: 10.5751/ES-05239-180117
  • Roucoux KH; Lawson IT; Jones TD; Baker TR; Coronado ENH; Gosling WD; Lähteenoja O (2013) Vegetation development in an Amazonian peatland, Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecologydoi: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.01.023
  • Emilio T; Schietti J; Quesada CA; Costa FRC; Magnusson WE; Feldpausch TR; Brienen RJW; Baker TR; Honorio C EN; Phillips OL; Chave J; Álvarez E; Alexander Parada G; Araújo A; Bánki O; Castilho CV; Killeen TJ; Malhi Y; Oblitas Mendoza EM; Monteagudo A et al. (2013) Soil physical conditions limit palm and tree basal area in Amazonian forests, Plant Ecology and Diversity, doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.772257
  • Kelly TJ; Baird AJ; Roucoux KH; Baker TR; Honorio Coronado EN; Lawson IT; Ríos M (2013) The high hydraulic conductivity of three wooded tropical peat swamps in northeast Peru: Measurements and implications for hydrological function, Hydrological Processes, doi: 10.1002/hyp.9884
  • Lewis SL; Sonké B; Sunderland T; Begne SK; Lopez-Gonzalez G; van der Heijden GMF; Phillips OL; Affum-Baffoe K; Baker TR; Banin L; Bastin JF; Beeckman H; Boeckx P; Bogaert J; De Cannière C; Chezeaux E; Clark CJ; Collins M; Djagbletey G; Djuikouo MNK; Dr (2013) Above-ground biomass and structure of 260 African tropical forests, Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci368doi: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0295
  • Nardoto GB; Quesada CA; Patiño S; Baker TR; Schrodt F; Feldpausch TR; Phillips OL; Lloyd J; Saiz G; Bird MI; Schwarz M; Domingues TF; Marimon BS; Marimon Junior B-H; Vieira ICG; Silveira M; Martinelli LA (2013) Basin-wide variations in Amazon forest nitrogen-cycling characteristics as inferred from plant and soil N:N measurements, Plant Ecology and Diversity, doi: 10.1080/17550874.2013.807524
  • Ter Steege H; Pitman NCA; Sabatier D; Baraloto C; Salomão RP; Guevara JE; Phillips OL; Castilho CV; Magnusson WE; Molino JF; Monteagudo A; Vargas PN; Montero JC; Feldpausch TR; Coronado ENH; Killeen TJ; Mostacedo B; Vasquez R; Assis RL; Terborgh J; Witt (2013) Hyperdominance in the Amazonian tree flora, Science342doi: 10.1126/science.1243092
  • Goodman RC; Phillips OL; Del Castillo Torres D; Freitas L; Cortese ST; Monteagudo A; Baker TR (2013) Amazon palm biomass and allometry, Forest Ecology and Management310, 994-1004. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.09.045
  • Boyd DS; Hill RA; Hopkinson C; Baker TR (2013) Landscape-scale forest disturbance regimes in southern Peruvian Amazonia, Ecological Applications23, 1588-1602. doi: 10.1890/12-0371.1
  • Lewis SL; Sonké B; Sunderland T; Begne SK; Lopez-Gonzalez G; van der Heijden GMF; Phillips OL; Affum-Baffoe K; Baker TR; Banin L; Bastin JF; Beeckman H; Boeckx P; Bogaert J; De Cannière C; Chezeaux E; Clark CJ; Collins M; Djagbletey G; Djuikouo MNOK; D (2013) Above-ground biomass and structure of 260 African tropical forests, Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci368, 20120295. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2012.0295

2012

  • Quesada CA; Phillips OL; Schwarz M; Czimczik CI; Baker TR; Patiño S; Fyllas NM; Hodnett MG; Herrera R; Almeida S; Alvarez Dávila E; Arneth A; Arroyo L; Chao KJ; Dezzeo N; Erwin T; Di Fiore A; Higuchi N; Honorio Coronado E; Jimenez EM; Killeen T; Lezama (2012) Basin-wide variations in Amazon forest structure and function are mediated by both soils and climate, Biogeosciences9, 2203-2246. doi: 10.5194/bg-9-2203-2012
  • Fauset S; Baker TR; Lewis SL; Feldpausch TR; Affum-Baffoe K; Foli EG; Hamer KC; Swaine MD (2012) Drought-induced shifts in the floristic and functional composition of tropical forests in Ghana, Ecology Letters15, 1120-1129. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01834.x
  • Banin L; Feldpausch TR; Phillips OL; Baker TR; Arets EJMM; Brienen RJW; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Peh KS-H; Lewis SL; Lloyd J; Affum-Baffoe K; Berry NJ; Bradford M; Hilbert DW; Metcalfe D; Davies S; Drescher M; Higuchi N; Hladik A; Iida Y; Salim KA; Kassim AR et al. (2012) What controls tropical forest architecture? Testing environmental, structural and floristic drivers, Global Ecology and Biogeography, .doi: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00778.x
  • Feldpausch TR; Lloyd J; Lewis SL; Brienen RJW; Gloor M; Monteagudo Mendoza A; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Banin L; Abu Salim K; Affum-Baffoe K; Alexiades M; Almeida S; Amaral I; Andrade A; Aragão LEOC; Araujo Murakami A; Arets EJM; Arroyo L; Aymard C GA; Baker TR (2012) Tree height integrated into pantropical forest biomass estimates, Biogeosciences9, 3381-3403. doi: 10.5194/bg-9-3381-2012
  • Gloor M; Gatti L; Brienen R; Feldpausch TR; Phillips OL; Miller J; Ometto JP; Rocha H; Baker T; De Jong B; Houghton RA; Malhi Y; C Aragão LEO; Guyot JL; Zhao K; Jackson R; Peylin P; Sitch S; Poulter B; Lomas M; Zaehle S; Huntingford C; Levy P; Lloyd J (2012) The carbon balance of South America: A review of the status, decadal trends and main determinants, Biogeosciences9, 5407-5430. doi: 10.5194/bg-9-5407-2012
  • Goodman RC; Phillips OL; Baker TR (2012) Tropical forests: Tightening up on tree carbon estimates, Nature491, 527. doi: 10.1038/491527b
  • Patiño S; Fyllas NM; Baker TR; Paiva R; Quesada CA; Santos AJB; Schwarz M; Ter Steege H; Phillips OL; Lloyd J (2012) Coordination of physiological and structural traits in Amazon forest trees, Biogeosciences9, pp.775-801. doi: 10.5194/bg-9-775-2012
  • Fauset S; Baker TR; Lewis SL; Feldpausch TR; Affum-Baffoe K; Foli EG; Hamer KC; Swaine MD (2012) Drought-induced shifts in the floristic and functional composition of tropical forests in Ghana, Ecology Letters15, 1120-1129. doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01834.x

2011

  • Barlow J; Ewers RM; Anderson L; Aragao LEOC; Baker TR; Boyd E; Feldpausch TR; Gloor E; Hall A; Malhi Y; Milliken W; Mulligan M; Parry L; Pennington T; Peres CA; Phillips OL; Roman-Cuesta RM; Tobias JA; Gardner TA (2011) Using learning networks to understand complex systems: A case study of biological, geophysical and social research in the Amazon, Biological Reviews86, 457-474. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-185X.2010.00155.x
  • Feldpausch TR; Banin L; Phillips OL; Baker TR; Lewis SL; Quesada CA; Affum-Baffoe K; Arets EJMM; Berry NJ; Bird M; Brondizio ES; De Camargo P; Chave J; Djagbletey G; Domingues TF; Drescher M; Fearnside PM; França MB; Fyllas NM; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Hladik (2011) Height-diameter allometry of tropical forest trees,Biogeosciences8, 1081-1106. doi: 10.5194/bg-8-1081-2011
  • Kattge J; Díaz S; Lavorel S; Prentice IC; Leadley P; Bönisch G; Garnier E; Westoby M; Reich PB; Wright IJ; Cornelissen JHC; Violle C; Harrison SP; Van Bodegom PM; Reichstein M; Enquist BJ; Soudzilovskaia NA; Ackerly DD; Anand M; Atkin O; Bahn M; Baker (2011) TRY - a global database of plant traits, Global Change Biology17, 2905-2935. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02451.x
  • Mercado LM; Patiño S; Domingues TF; Fyllas NM; Weedon GP; Sitch S; Quesada CA; Phillips OL; Aragão LEOC; Malhi Y; Dolman AJ; Restrepo-Coupe N; Saleska SR; Baker TR; Almeida S; Higuchi N; Lloyd J (2011) Variations in Amazon forest productivity correlated with foliar nutrients and modelled rates of photosynthetic carbon supply,Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences366, 3316-3329. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0045
  • Araujo-Murakami A; Parada AG; Terán JJ; Baker TR; Feldpausch TR; Phillips O; Brienen RJW (2011) Necromass in forests of Madre de Dios, Peru: a comparison between terra firme and lowland forestsRevista Peruana de Biología18, 113-118.

2010

  • 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 Phytologist187, 631-646. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2010.03359.x
  • Malhado ACM; Whittaker RJ; Malhi Y; Ladle RJ; Ter Steege H; Phillips O; AragãO LEOC; Baker TR; Arroyo L; Almeida S; Higuchi N; Killeen TJ; Monteagudo A; Pitman NCA; Prieto A; Salomão RP; Vásquez-Martínez R; Laurance WF; Ramírez-Angulo H (2010) Are compound leaves an adaptation to seasonal drought or to rapid growth? Evidence from the Amazon rain forest, Global Ecology and Biogeography19, 852-862. doi: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00567.x
  • Baker TR; Jones JPG; Rendón Thompson OR; Cuesta RMR; Del Castillo D; Aguilar IC; Torres J; Healey JR (2010) How can ecologists help realise the potential of payments for carbon in tropical forest countries?, Journal of Applied Ecology47, 1159-1165. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01885.x
  • Lloyd J; Patiño S; Paiva RQ; Nardoto GB; Quesada CA; Santos AJB; Baker TR; Brand WA; Hilke I; Gielmann H; Raessler M; Luizão FJ; Martinelli LA; Mercado LM (2010) Optimisation of photosynthetic carbon gain and within-canopy gradients of associated foliar traits for Amazon forest trees, Biogeosciences7, 1833-1859.doi: 10.5194/bg-7-1833-2010
  • Quesada CA; Lloyd J; Schwarz M; Patiño S; Baker TR; Czimczik C; Fyllas NM; Martinelli L; Nardoto GB; Schmerler J; Santos AJB; Hodnett MG; Herrera R; Luizão FJ; Arneth A; Lloyd G; Dezzeo N; Hilke I; Kuhlmann I; Raessler M; Brand WA; Geilmann H; Filho JO (2010) Variations in chemical and physical properties of Amazon forest soils in relation to their genesis, Biogeosciences7, 1515-1541.doi: 10.5194/bg-7-1515-2010

2009

  • Malhado ACM; Malhi Y; Whittaker RJ; Ladle RJ; Ter Steege H; Phillips OL; Butt N; Aragão LEOC; Quesada CA; Araujo-Murakami A; Arroyo L; Peacock J; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Baker TR; Anderson LO; Almeida S; Higuchi N; Killeen TJ; Monteagudo A; Neill D; Pitman N, (2009) Spatial trends in leaf size of amazonian rainforest trees, Biogeosciences6, 1563-1576.
  • Phillips OL; Aragão LEOC; Lewis SL; Fisher JB; Lloyd J; López-González G; Malhi Y; Monteagudo A; Peacock J; Quesada CA; Van Der Heijden G; Almeida S; Amaral I; Arroyo L; Aymard G; Baker TR; Bánki O; Blanc L; Bonal D; Brando P; Chave J; De Oliveira AC (2009) Drought sensitivity of the amazon rainforest, Science323, 1344-1347. doi: 10.1126/science.1164033
  • Fyllas NM; Patino S; Baker TR; Bielefeld Nardoto G; Martinelli LA; Quesada CA; Paiva R; Schwarz M; Horna V; Mercado LM; Santos A; Arroyo L; Jiměnez EM; Luizao FJ; Neill DA; Silva N; Prieto A; Rudas A; Silviera M; G Vieira IC; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Malhi Y; (2009) Basin-wide variations in foliar properties of Amazonian forest: Phylogeny, soils and climate, Biogeosciences6, 2677-2708.
  • Phillips OL; Higuchi N; Vieira S; Baker TR; Chao KJ; Lewis SL (2009) Changes in Amazonian forest biomass, dynamics, and composition, 1980-2002, Geophysical Monograph Series186, 373-387. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000739
  • Chao KJ; Phillips OL; Baker TR; Peacock J; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Vásquez Martínez R; Monteagudo A; Torres-Lezama A (2009) After trees die: Quantities and determinants of necromass across Amazonia, Biogeosciences6, 1615-1626.
  • Malhado ACM; Whittaker RJ; Malhi Y; Ladle RJ; Ter Steege H; Butt N; Aragao LEOC; Quesada CA; Murakami-Araujo A; Phillips OL; Peacock J; López-González G; Baker TR; Anderson LO; Arroyo L; Almeida S; Higuchi N; Killeen TJ; Monteagudo A; Neill DA et al. (2009) Spatial distribution and functional significance of leaf lamina shape in Amazonian forest trees, Biogeosciences6, 1577-1590.
  • Lewis SL; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Sonké B; Affum-Baffoe K; Baker TR; Ojo LO; Phillips OL; Reitsma JM; White L; Comiskey JA; Djuikouo K MN; Ewango CEN; Feldpausch TR; Hamilton AC; Gloor M; Hart T; Hladik A; Lloyd J; Lovett JC; Makana JR; Malhi Y; Mbago FM et al. (2009) Increasing carbon storage in intact African tropical forests, Nature457, 1003-1006. doi: 10.1038/nature07771
  • Arag̃o LEOC; Malhi Y; Metcalfe DB; Silva-Espejo JE; Jiménez E; Navarrete D; Almeida S; Costa ACL; Salinas N; Phillips OL; Anderson LO; Alvarez E; Baker TR; Goncalvez PH; Huamán-Ovalle J; Mamani-Solórzano M; Meir P; Monteagudo A; Patĩo S; Peñuela MC (2009) Above- and below-ground net primary productivity across ten Amazonian forests on contrasting soils, Biogeosciences6, 2759-2778.
  • Patino S; Lloyd J; Paiva R; Baker TR; Quesada CA; Mercado LM; Schmerler J; Schwarz M; Santos AJB; Aguilar A; Czimczik CI; Gallo J; Horna V; Hoyos EJ; Jimenez EM; Palomino W; Peacock J; Pena-Cruz A; Sarmiento C; Sota A; Turriago JD; Villanueva B; Vitzthum (2009) Branch xylem density variations across the Amazon Basin, Biogeosciences6, 545-568.
  • Baker TR; Phillips OL; Laurance WF; Pitman NCA; Almeida S; Arroyo L; DiFiore A; Erwin T; Higuchi N; Killeen TJ; Laurance SG; Nascimento H; Monteagudo A; Neill DA; Silva JNM; Malhi Y; López Gonzalez G; Peacock J; Quesada CA; Lewis SL; Lloyd J (2009) Do species traits determine patterns of wood production in Amazonian forests?, Biogeosciences6, 297-307.
  • Gloor M; Phillips OL; Lloyd JJ; Lewis SL; Malhi Y; Baker TR; López-Gonzalez G; Peacock J; Almeida S; de Oliveira ACA; Alvarez E; Amaral I; Arroyo L; Aymard G; Banki O; Blanc L; Bonal D; Brando P; Chao KJ; Chave J; Dávila N; Erwin T; Silva J; Di Fiore A (2009) Does the disturbance hypothesis explain the biomass increase in basin-wide Amazon forest plot data?, Global Change Biology15, pp.2418-2430. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01891.x
  • Honorio Coronado EN; Baker TR; Phillips OL; Pitman NCA; Pennington RT; Vásquez Martínez R; Monteagudo A; Mogollón H; Dávila Cardozo N; Ríos M; García-Villacorta R; Valderrama E; Ahuite M; Huamantupa I; Neill DA; Laurance WF; Nascimento HEM; Soares (2009) Multi-scale comparisons of tree composition in Amazonian terra firme forests, Biogeosciences6, 2719-2731.

2008

  • Reed MS; Dougill AJ; Baker TR (2008) Participatory indicator development: What can ecologists and local communities learn from each other?, Ecological Applications18, 1253-1269. doi: 10.1890/07-0519.1
  • Honorio E; Pennington RT; Freitas LA; Nebel G; Baker TR; Phillips OL; Humantupa I; Monteagudo A (2008) Analisis de la Composicion floristica de los bosques de Jenaro Herrera, Loreto, Peru, Revista Peruana de Biologia15, 53-60.
  • Phillips OL; Lewis SL; Baker TR; Chao KJ; Higuchi N (2008) The changing Amazon forest, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences363, 1819-1827. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2007.0033
  • Pitman NCA; Mogollón H; Dávila N; Ríos M; García-Villacorta R; Guevara J; Baker TR; Monteagudo A; Phillips OL; Vásquez-Martínez R; Ahuite M; Aulestia M; Cardenas D; Cerón CE; Loizeau PA; Neill DA; Núñez V P; Palacios WA; Spichiger R; Valderrama (2008) Tree community change across 700 km of lowland Amazonian forest from the Andean foothills to Brazil, Biotropica40, 525-535. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2008.00424.x
  • Chao KJ; Phillips OL; Baker TR (2008) Wood density and stocks of coarse woody debris in a northwestern Amazonian landscape, Canadian Journal of Forest Research38, 795-805. doi: 10.1139/X07-163
  • Keeling HC; Baker TR; Martinez RV; Monteagudo A; Phillips OL (2008) Contrasting patterns of diameter and biomass increment across tree functional groups in Amazonian forests, Oecologia158, 521-534. doi: 10.1007/s00442-008-1161-4

2007

  • Peacock J; Baker TR; Lewis SL; Lopez-Gonzalez G; Phillips OL (2007) The RAINFOR database: monitoring forest biomass and dynamics, Journal of Vegetation Science18, 535-542.
  • Baker TR; Coronado ENH; Phillips OL; Martin J; van der Heijden GMF; Garcia M; Espejo JS (2007) Low stocks of coarse woody debris in a southwest Amazonian forest, Oecologia152, 495-504. doi: 10.1007/s00442-007-0667-5
  • Phillips OL; Vasquez R; Monteagudo A; Baker TR (2007) Veinte anos de cambios en los bosques del sur-oeste de la Amazonia, Revista Peruana de Biologia1, 29-36.

2006

  • Lewis SL; Phillips OL; Baker TR (2006) Impacts of global atmospheric change on tropical forests, Trends in Ecology and Evolution21, 173-174. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2006.02.001
  • Chave J; Muller-Landau HC; Baker TR; Easdale TA; Hans Steege TER; Webb CO (2006) Regional and phylogenetic variation of wood density across 2456 neotropical tree species, Ecological Applications16, 2356-2367. doi: 10.1890/1051-0761(2006)016[2356:RAPVOW]2.0.CO;2

2005

2004

  • Malhi Y; Baker TR; Phillips OL; Almeida S; Alvarez E; Arroyo L; Chave J; Czimczik CI; Di Fiore A; Higuchi N; Killeen TJ; Laurance SG; Laurance WF; Lewis SL; Montoya LMM; Monteagudo A; Neill DA; Vargas PN; Patino S; Pitman NCA; Quesada CA; Salomao R; Silv (2004) The above-ground coarse wood productivity of 104 Neotropical forest plots, Global Change Biology10, 563-591. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2003.00778.x
  • Baker TR; Phillips OL; Malhi Y; Almeida S; Arroyo L; Di Fiore A; Erwin T; Higuchi N; Killeen TJ; Laurance SG; Laurance WF; Lewis SL; Monteagudo A; Neill DA; Vargas PN; Pitman NC; Silva JN; Martínez RV (2004)Increasing biomass in Amazonian forest plots., Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci359, 353-365. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2003.1422
  • Phillips OL; Baker TR; Arroyo L; Higuchi N; Killeen TJ; Laurance WF; Lewis SL; Lloyd J; Malhi Y; Monteagudo A; Neill DA; Vargas PN; Silva JNM; Terborgh J; Martinez RV; Alexiades M; Almeida S; Brown S; Chave J; Comiskey JA; Czimczik CI; Di Fiore A; Erwin (2004) Pattern and process in Amazon tree turnover, 1976-2001, Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci359, 381-407. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2003.1438
  • Harley P; Vasconcellos P; Vierling L; Pinheiro CCDS; Greenberg J; Guenther A; Klinger L; De Almeida SS; Neill D; Baker T; Phillips O; Malhi Y (2004) Variation in potential for isoprene emissions among Neotropical forest sites, Global Change Biology10, 630-650. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2003.00760.x
  • Lewis SL; Phillips OL; Sheil D; Vinceti B; Baker TR; Brown S; Graham AW; Higuchi N; Hilbert DW; Laurance WF; Lejoly J; Malhi Y; Monteagudo A; Vargas PN; Sonke B; Supardi N; Terborgh JW; Martinez RV (2004) Tropical forest tree mortality, recruitment and turnover rates: calculation, interpretation and comparison when census intervals vary, Journal of Ecology92, 929-944.
  • Baker TR; Phillips OL; Malhi Y; Almeida S; Arroyo L; Di Fiore A; Erwin T; Killeen TJ; Laurance SG; Laurance WF; Lewis SL; Lloyd J; Monteagudo A; Neill DA; Patino S; Pitman NCA; Silva JNM; Martinez RV (2004) Variation in wood density determines spatial patterns in Amazonian forest biomass, Global Change Biology10, 545-562. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2003.00751.x
  • Lewis SL; Phillips OL; Baker TR; Lloyd J; Malhi Y; Almeida S; Higuchi N; Laurance WF; Neill DA; Silva JNM; Terborgh J; Lezama AT; Martínez RV; Brown S; Chave J; Kuebler C; Vargas PN; Vinceti B (2004) Concerted changes in tropical forest structure and dynamics: Evidence from 50 South American long-term plots, Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci359, 421-436. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2003.1431

2003

  • Baker TR; Burslem DFRP; Swaine MD (2003) Associations between tree growth, soil fertility and water availability at and regional scales in Ghanian tropical rain forest, Journal of Tropical Ecology19, 109-125.
  • Baker TR; Swaine MD; Burslem DFRP (2003) Variation in tropical forest growth rates: Combined effects of functional group composition and resource availability, Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics6, 21-36. doi: 10.1078/1433-8319-00040

2002

  • Phillips OL; Malhi Y; Vinceti B; Baker T; Lewis SL; Higuchi N; Laurance WF; Núñez Vargas P; Vásquez Martinez R; Laurance S; Ferreira LV; Stern M; Brown S; Grace J (2002) Changes in growth of tropical forests: Evaluating potential biasesEcological Applications12, 576-587.
  • Baker TR; Affum-Baffoe K; Burslem DFRP; Swaine MD (2002) Phenological differences in tree water use and the timing of tropical forest inventories: Conclusions from patterns of dry season diameter change, Forest Ecology and Management171, 261-274. doi: 10.1016/S0378-1127(01)00787-3
  • Phillips OL; Vásquez Martínez R; Arroyo L; Baker TR; Killeen T; Lewis SL; Malhi Y; Monteagudo Mendoza A; Neill D; Núñez Vargas P; Alexiades M; Cerón C; Di Flore A; Erwin T; Jardim A; Palacios W; Saldias M; Vinceti B (2002) Increasing dominance of large lianas in Amazonian forests, Nature418, 770-774. doi: 10.1038/nature00926

 Book Chapters

  • Phillips OL; Higuchi N; Vieira S; Baker TR; Chao KJ; Lewis SL (2013) Changes in Amazonian Forest Biomass, Dynamics, and Composition, 1980-2002, Amazonia and Global Change, 373-387. doi: 10.1029/2008GM000779
  • Phillips OL; Lewis SL; Baker TR; Malhi Y (2011) Responses of South American tropical forests to recent atmospheric changes, In: Bush M; Flenley J (Eds) Tropical Rainforest Responses to Climatic Change, Springer Verlag, 343-358.
  • Phillips OL; Higuchi N; Vieira S;Baker TR; Chao KJ; Lewis SL (2009) Recent changes in Amazon forest biomass, dynamics, and composition, In: Keller M; Gash J; Dias PS (Eds) Amazonia and Global Change.
  • Lewis SL; Phillips OL; Baker TR (2007) Impacts of global change on tropical forest structure, dynamics, and composition, In: Laurance WF; Peres C (Eds) Emerging Threats to Tropical Forests, Chicago Press, 41-56.
  • Lewis SL; Phillips OL; Baker TR; Lloyd J; Malhi Y; Almeida S; Higuchi N; Laurance WF; Neill DA; Silva JNM; Terborgh J; Lezama AT; Martínez RV; Brown S; Chave J; Kuebler C; Vargas PN; Vinceti B (2007) Late twentieth-century trends in the structure and dynamics of South American forests, Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Changedoi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567066.003.0012
  • Lewis SL; Phillips OL; Baker TR; Malhi Y; Lloyd JJ (2006) Tropical forests and Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide: Current Conditions and Future Scenarios, In: Schellnhuber HJ; Cramer W; Nakicenovic N; Wigley T; Yohe G (Eds) Avoiding Dangerous Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 147-153.
  • Phillips OL; Lewis SL; Baker TR; Malhi Y (2006) The response of South American tropical forests to contemporary atmospheric change, In: Bush M; Flenley J (Eds) Tropical Rain Forest Responses to Climate Change , Springer, 317-332.
  • Baker TR; Phillips OL; Malhi Y; Almeida S; Arroyo L; Di Fiore A; Erwin T; Higuchi N; Killeen TJ; Laurance SG; Laurance WF; Lewis SL; Monteagudo A; Neill DA; Vargas PN; Pitman N; Silva NM; Martinez RV (2005) Late twentieth-century trends in the biomass of Amazonian forest plots, In: Malhi Y; Phillips OL (Eds) Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change, Oxford University Press, 129-142.
  • Phillips OL; Baker TR; Arroyo L; Higuchi N; Killeen T; Laurance WF; Lewis SL; Lloyd JJ; Malhi Y; Monteagudo A; Neill D; Nunez Vargas P; Silva N; Terborgh J; Vasquez M; Alexiades M; Almeida S; Brown S; Chave J; Comiskey J; Czimczik C; Di Fiore A; Erwin T, (2005) Late twentieth-century patterns and trends in Amazon tree turnover, In: Malhi Y; Philips OL (Eds) Tropical forests and global atmospheric change, Oxford University Press, 107-128.
  • Lewis SL; Phillips OL; Baker TR; Lloyd JJ; Malhi Y; Almeida S; Higuchi N; Laurance WF; Neill DA; Silva JNM; Terborgh J; Vasquez MR; Brown S; Chave J; Kuebler C; Nunez P; Vinceti B; Torres-Lezama A (2005) Late twentieth-century trends in the structure and dynamics of Amazonian forest plots, In: Malhis Y; Phillips OL (Eds) Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change, Oxford University Press, 143-154.