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Our researchers publish dozens of peer-reviewed manuscripts each year:

  • Publications in 2017

    Arumugam, S., Sabo, J. L., Larson, K. L., Seo, S. B., Sinha, T., Bhowmik, R., ... & Kominoski, J. (2017). Synthesis of Public Water Supply Use in the US: Spatio‐temporal Patterns and Socio‐Economic Controls. Earth's Future.

    Baker, T. R., Pennington, R. T., Dexter, K. G., Fine, P. V., Fortune-Hopkins, H., Honorio, E. N., ... & Ashton, P. (2017). Maximising Synergy among Tropical Plant Systematists, Ecologists, and Evolutionary Biologists. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.

    Bastias, C. C., Fortunel, C., Valladares, F., Baraloto, C., Benavides, R., Cornwell, W., ... & Kraft, N. J. (2017). Intraspecific leaf trait variability along a boreal-to-tropical community diversity gradient. PloS one, 12(2), e0172495.

    Chantarasinlapin, P., Zarini, G. G., Barbieri, M. A., Wu, W., & Huffman, F. G. (2017). Relationship between Levels of Serum Methylglyoxal and Fasting Plasma Glucose in Blacks with and without Type 2 Diabetes. The FASEB Journal, 31(1 Supplement), 966-4.

    Clark, D. A., Clark, D. B., & Oberbauer, S. F. (2013). Field‐quantified responses of tropical rainforest aboveground productivity to increasing CO2 and climatic stress, 1997–2009. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 118(2), 783-794.

    Clayborn, J., & Koptur, S. (2017). Mortal combat between ants and caterpillars: an ominous threat to the endangered Schaus swallowtail butterfly (Heraclides aristodemus ponceanus) in the Florida Keys, USA. Journal of Insect Conservation, 1-14.

    Collado‐Vides, L., Duran, A., Armenis, E., Cassano, V., Burkepile, D., Shantz, A. A., ... & Fujii, M. T. (2017). Seasonal recruitment and survival strategies of Palisada cervicornis comb. nov.(Ceramiales, Rhodophyta) in coral reefs. Journal of Phycology.

    Corrales, J., G. M. Najab, M. G. Bhat, and F. Miralles-Wilhelm. “Water Quality Trading Opportunities in Two Sub-watersheds in the Northern Lake Okeechobee Watershed.” Journal of Environmental Management, 196 (1), 2017, pp 544–559. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.03.061

    Estevez, C. L., M. G. Bhat and D. B. Bray. “Commodity Chains, Institutions and Domestic Policies of Organic and Fair Trade Coffee in Bolivia.” Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. October 2017, DOI:10.1080/21683565.2017.1359737.

    Follstad Shah, J. J., Kominoski, J. S., Ardón, M., Dodds, W. K., Gessner, M. O., Griffiths, N. A., ... & Manning, D. W. (2017). Global synthesis of the temperature sensitivity of leaf litter breakdown in streams and rivers. Global change biology.

    Fukami, T., Nakajima, M., Fortunel, C., Fine, P. V., Baraloto, C., Russo, S. E., & Peay, K. G. (2017). Geographical variation in community divergence: insights from tropical forest monodominance by ectomycorrhizal trees. The American Naturalist, 190(S1), S000-S000.

    Genereux, D., Osburn, C., Oberbauer, S., Oviedo Vargas, D., & Dierick, D. (2017). Water-carbon Links in a Tropical Forest: How Interbasin Groundwater Flow Affects Carbon Fluxes and Ecosystem Carbon Budgets (No. DOE-NCSTATE-0006703). NC State University.

    Grau, O., Peñuelas, J., Ferry, B., Freycon, V., Blanc, L., Desprez, M., ... & Guitet, S. (2017). Nutrient-cycling mechanisms other than the direct absorption from soil may control forest structure and dynamics in poor Amazonian soils. Scientific Reports, 7, 45017.

    Griffith, M. P., Calonje, M., Meerow, A. W., Francisco-Ortega, J., Knowles, L., Aguilar, R., ... & Magellan, T. M. (2017). Will the same ex situ protocols give similar results for closely related species?. Biodiversity and Conservation, 1-16.

    Guo, H., Weaver, C., Charles, S. P., Whitt, A., Dastidar, S., D'Odorico, P., ... & Pennings, S. C. (2017). Coastal regime shifts: rapid responses of coastal wetlands to changes in mangrove cover. Ecology, 98(3), 762-772.

    Hite, E. B., Bray, D. B., Duran, E., & Rincón-Gutiérrez, A. (2017). From Forests and Fields to Coffee and Back Again: Historic Transformations of a Traditional Coffee Agroecosystem in Oaxaca, Mexico. Society & Natural Resources, 30(5), 613-626.

    Jones, I. M., Koptur, S., Gallegos, H. R., Tardanico, J. P., Trainer, P. A., & Peña, J. (2017). Changing light conditions in pine rockland habitats affect the intensity and outcome of ant–plant interactions. Biotropica, 49(1), 83-91.

    Jungman, A., M. G. Bhat, K. Jayachandran and B. Gowda. “An Assessment of Biodiesel Feedstock Conversion Efficiency: A Case Study of Decentralized Biofuel Production Program in Rural India.” International Journal of Renewable Energy Technology, 8 (1), 2017, pp.47–63.

    Koptur, S., & Garcia, D. (2017). Habitat Differences in Morphology and Reproductive Allocation in Guettarda scabra (Rubiaceae). Castanea, 82(2), 51-57.

    Levis, C., Costa, F. R., Bongers, F., Peña-Claros, M., Clement, C. R., Junqueira, A. B., ... & Castilho, C. V. (2017). Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition. Science, 355(6328), 925-931.

    Liu, H., Ren, M., Richards, J., & Song, X. (2017). Tropical China Plant Diversity, Ecology and Conservation–a Glimpse at the Current State. The Botanical Review, 83(1), 1-4.

    Loescher, H. W., Bentz, J. A., Oberbauer, S. F., Ghosh, T. K., Tompson, R. V., & Loyalka, S. K. (2004). Characterization and dry deposition of carbonaceous aerosols in a wet tropical forest canopy. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, 109(D2).

    Marazzi, L., Gaiser, E. E., Jones, V. J., Tobias, F. A., & Mackay, A. W. (2017). Algal richness and life‐history strategies are influenced by hydrology and phosphorus in two major subtropical wetlands. Freshwater Biology, 62(2), 274-290.

    Martinez, A., Kominoski, J. S., & Larranaga, A. (2017). Leaf-litter leachate concentration promotes heterotrophy in freshwater biofilms: Understanding consequences of water scarcity. The Science of the total environment, 599, 1677.

    Mazzei, V., & Gaiser, E. (2017). Scale and spatial consistency of specialization in an endemic and abundant freshwater diatom from the Caribbean Basin. Freshwater Science, 36(3), 000-000.

    Moreno, F., Oberbauer, S. F., & Lara, W. (2017). Soil Organic Carbon Sequestration Under Different Tropical Cover Types in Colombia. In Managing Forest Ecosystems: The Challenge of Climate Change (pp. 367-383). Springer International Publishing.

    Naja, M., Childers, D. L., & Gaiser, E. E. (2017). Water quality implications of hydrologic restoration alternatives in the Florida Everglades, United States. Restoration Ecology.

    Oliveira, P. S., & Koptur, S. (Eds.). (2017). Ant-Plant Interactions: Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems. Cambridge University Press.

    Ortegón-Aznar, I., Chuc-Contreras, A., & Collado-Vides, L. (2017). Calcareous green algae standing stock in a tropical sedimentary coast. Journal of Applied Phycology, 1-9

    Prevéy, J., Vellend, M., Rüger, N., Hollister, R. D., Bjorkman, A. D., Myers‐Smith, I. H., ... & Fosaa, A. M. (2017). Greater temperature sensitivity of plant phenology at colder sites: Implications for convergence across northern latitudes. Global change biology.

    Rockwell, Cara A., et al. "Spatial distribution of Bertholletia excelsa in selectively logged forests of the Peruvian Amazon." Journal of Tropical Ecology 33.2 (2017): 114-127.

    Rose, P. E., St. E. Campbell, K. C., Commock, T., Korber, N., Mosely Latham, J., Swan, M., ... & Francisco-Ortega, J. (2017). David Fairchild's Expedition to Jamaica on Board Utowana. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society, 144(2), 139-152.

    Salas-Leiva, D. E., Meerow, A. W., Calonje, M., Francisco-Ortega, J., Griffith, M. P., Nakamura, K., ... & Knowles, D. (2017). Shifting Quaternary migration patterns in the Bahamian archipelago: Evidence from the Zamia pumila complex at the northern limits of the Caribbean island biodiversity hotspot. American Journal of Botany, 104(5), 757-771.

    Sankarasubramanian, A., Sabo, J. L., Larson, K. L., Seo, S. B., Sinha, T., Bhowmik, R., ... & Kominoski, J. (2017). Synthesis of public water supply use in the United States: Spatio-temporal patterns and socio-economic controls: PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY USE IN THE UNITED STATES. Earth's Future.

    Selaya, N. G., Zuidema, P., Baraloto, C., Vos, V., Brienen, R., Pitman, N., ... & Vasquez Colomo, G. (2017). Economically important species dominate aboveground carbon storage in forests of southwestern Amazonia. Ecology and Society, 22(2).

    Sullivan, M. J., Talbot, J., Lewis, S. L., Phillips, O. L., Qie, L., Begne, S. K., ... & Miles, L. (2017). Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome. Scientific reports, 7, 39102

    van Tussenbroek, B. I., Arana, H. A. H., Rodríguez-Martínez, R. E., Espinoza-Avalos, J., Canizales-Flores, H. M., González-Godoy, C. E., ... & Collado-Vides, L. (2017). Severe impacts of brown tides caused by Sargassum spp. on near-shore Caribbean seagrass communities. Marine Pollution Bulletin.

    Vanderbilt, K., & Gaiser, E. (2017). The International Long Term Ecological Research Network: a platform for collaboration. Ecosphere, 8(2).

    Welti, N., Striebel, M., Ulseth, A. J., Cross, W. F., DeVilbiss, S., Glibert, P. M., ... & MacNeill, K. L. (2017). Bridging Food Webs, Ecosystem Metabolism, and Biogeochemistry Using Ecological Stoichiometry Theory. Frontiers in Microbiology, 8.

    Wendelberger, Kristie S., and Jennifer H. Richards. "Halophytes can salinize soil when competing with glycophytes, intensifying effects of sea level rise in coastal communities." Oecologia (2017): 1-9.

    Yang, F. S., Sun, A. H., Zhu, J., Downing, J., Song, X. Q., & Liu, H. (2017). Impacts of Host Trees and Sowing Conditions on Germination Success and a Simple Ex Situ Approach to Generate Symbiotic Seedlings of a Rare Epiphytic Orchid Endemic to Hainan Island, China. The Botanical Review, 83(1), 74-86.

  • Publications in 2016

    Abbott, B. W., Jones, J. B., Schuur, E. A., Chapin III, F. S., Bowden, W. B., Bret-Harte, M. S., ... & Mack, M. C. (2016). Biomass offsets little or none of permafrost carbon release from soils, streams, and wildfire: an expert assessment. Environmental Research Letters, 11(3), 034014.

    Barrios Roque, B., Koptur, S., & Sah, J. P. (2016). The effects of habitat fragmentation on the reproduction and abundance of Angadenia berteroi. Journal of Plant Ecology, 10(2), 340-348.

    Blanc, Lilian, et al. "Climate seasonality limits leaf carbon assimilation and wood carbon storage in tropical forests." (2016): 227.

    Borrero, H., Nuñez, M., & Liu, H. (2016). Living life on the edge gets more sex. Orchids, 85(1), 69-73.

    Boucek, R. E., Gaiser, E. E., Liu, H., & Rehage, J. S. (2016). A review of subtropical community resistance and resilience to extreme cold spells. Ecosphere, 7(10).

    Boucek, R. E., Gaiser, E. E., Liu, H., & Rehage, J. S. (2016). A review of subtropical community resistance and resilience to extreme cold spells. Ecosphere, 7(10).

    Bray, D. B. (2016). Muir and Pinchot in the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca: Governance of forest management and forest recovery in Pueblos Mancomunados. World Development Perspectives, 4, 8-10.

    Bray, D. B., Duran, E., Hernández-Salas, J., Luján-Alvarez, C., Olivas-García, M., & Grijalva-Martínez, I. (2016). Back to the Future: The Persistence of Horse Skidding in Large Scale Industrial Community Forests in Chihuahua, Mexico. Forests, 7(11), 283.

    Chantarasinlapin, P., Veisaga, M. L., Huffman, F. G., & Barbieri, M. A. (2016). Rab5-Activating Protein 6 (RAP6) Activity in Adipogenesis. The FASEB Journal, 30(1 Supplement), 644-2.

     Costantino, V. V., Lobos-Gonzalez, L., Ibañez, J., Fernandez, D., Cuello-Carrión, F. D., Valenzuela, M. A., ... & Lopez, L. A. (2016). Dehydroleucodine inhibits tumor growth in a preclinical melanoma model by inducing cell cycle arrest, senescence and apoptosis. Cancer letters, 372(1), 10-23.

    Courtois, E. A., Dexter, K. G., Paine, C. E. T., Stien, D., Engel, J., Baraloto, C., & Chave, J. (2016). Evolutionary patterns of volatile terpene emissions across 202 tropical tree species. Ecology and evolution, 6(9), 2854-2864.

    De Souza, F. C., Dexter, K. G., Phillips, O. L., Brienen, R. J., Chave, J., Galbraith, D. R., ... & Alexiades, M. (2016, December). Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology. In Proc. R. Soc. B (Vol. 283, No. 1844, p. 20161587). The Royal Society.

    Dewsbury, B. M., Bhat, M., & Fourqurean, J. W. (2016). A review of seagrass economic valuations: Gaps and progress in valuation approaches. Ecosystem Services, 18, 68-77.

    Diamond, Joshua M., and Michael S. Ross. "Canopy gaps do not help establish pioneer species in a South Florida dry forest." Journal of Tropical Ecology 32.2 (2016): 107-115.

    Díaz, S., Kattge, J., Cornelissen, J. H., Wright, I. J., Lavorel, S., Dray, S., ... & Garnier, E. (2016). The global spectrum of plant form and function. Nature, 529(7585), 167.

    Doughty, C. E., Wolf, A., Baraloto, C., & Malhi, Y. (2016). Interdependency of plants and animals in controlling the sodium balance of ecosystems and the impacts of global defaunation. Ecography, 39(2), 204-212.

    Downing, J., Borrero, H., & Liu, H. (2016). Differential impacts from an extreme cold spell on subtropical vs. tropical specialist bees in southern Florida. Ecosphere, 7(5).

    Duran, A., Collado-Vides, L., & Burkepile, D. E. (2016). Seasonal regulation of herbivory and nutrient effects on macroalgal recruitment and succession in a Florida coral reef. PeerJ, 4, e2643

    Engel, J., Brousseau, L., & Baraloto, C. (2016). GuiaTreeKey, a multi-access electronic key to identify tree genera in French Guiana. PhytoKeys, (68), 27.

    Feldpausch, T. R., Phillips, O. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Gloor, E., Lloyd, J., Lopez‐Gonzalez, G., ... & Alvarez‐Loayza, P. (2016). Amazon forest response to repeated droughts. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30(7), 964-982.

    Fine, P. V., & Baraloto, C. (2016). Habitat Endemism in White‐sand Forests: Insights into the Mechanisms of Lineage Diversification and Community Assembly of the Neotropical Flora. Biotropica, 48(1), 24-33.

    Fortunel, C., Paine, C. E., Fine, P. V., Mesones, I., Goret, J. Y., Burban, B., ... & Baraloto, C. (2016). There's no place like home: seedling mortality contributes to the habitat specialisation of tree species across Amazonia. Ecology letters, 19(10), 1256-1266.

    Gómez, F. G., Durán, E., & Bray, D. B. Multilevel governance for local management of drinking water in Latin America: case studies from Costa Rica, Honduras and Mexico.

    Guevara, J. E., Damasco, G., Baraloto, C., Fine, P. V., Peñuela, M. C., Castilho, C., ... & Phillips, O. (2016). Low Phylogenetic Beta Diversity and Geographic Neo‐endemism in Amazonian White‐sand Forests. Biotropica, 48(1), 34-46.

    Healey, N. C., Oberbauer, S. F., & Hollister, R. D. (2016). Examination of Surface Temperature Modification by Open-Top Chambers along Moisture and Latitudinal Gradients in Arctic Alaska Using Thermal Infrared Photography. Remote Sensing, 8(1), 54.

    Heinen, J. T., Roque, A., & Collado-Vides, L. (2016). Managerial Implications of Perceptions, Knowledge, Attitudes, and Awareness of Residents Regarding Puerto Morelos Reef National Park, Mexico. Journal of Coastal Research, 33(2), 295-303.

    III, J. T. M., Collado-Vides, L., & Lopez-Bautista, J. M. (2016). Molecular identification and nutrient analysis of the green tide species Ulva ohnoi M. Hiraoka & S. Shimada, 2004 (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta), a new report and likely nonnative species in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Florida, USA. Aquatic Invasions, 11(3), 225-237.

    Jerath, Meenakshi, et al. "The role of economic, policy, and ecological factors in estimating the value of carbon stocks in Everglades mangrove forests, South Florida, USA." Environmental Science & Policy 66 (2016): 160-169.

    Jestrow, B., Peguero, B., Jiménez, F., Cinea, W., Hass, M., Reeve, A., ... & Francisco-Ortega, J. (2016). Genetic diversity and differentiation of the Critically Endangered Hispaniolan palm Coccothrinax jimenezii MM Mejía & RG García based on novel SSR markers. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology, 66, 216-223.

    Johnson, M. O., Galbraith, D., Gloor, M., De Deurwaerder, H., Guimberteau, M., Rammig, A., ... & Phillips, O. L. (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(12), 3996-4013.

    Jones, I. M., Koptur, S., & Wettberg, E. (2016). The use of extrafloral nectar in pest management: overcoming context dependence. Journal of Applied Ecology.

    Khoddamzadeh, A. A., & Dunn, B. L. (2016). Application of Optical Sensors for Nitrogen Management in Chrysanthemum. HortScience, 51(7), 915-920.

    Korber, N., Nassar, J. M., Mosely, J., Jestrow, B., Lewis, C., & Francisco-Ortega, J. (2016). The last plant hunting expedition of David Fairchild: Venezuela and Colombia (March–April 1948). Brittonia, 68(2), 170-186

    Kunstler, G., Falster, D., Coomes, D. A., Hui, F., Kooyman, R. M., Laughlin, D. C., ... & Aiba, M. (2016). Plant functional traits have globally consistent effects on competition. Nature, 529(7585), 204.

    Lamarre, G., Amoretti, D. S., Baraloto, C., Bénéluz, F., Mesones, I., & Fine, P. V. (2016). Phylogenetic Overdispersion in Lepidoptera Communities of Amazonian White‐sand Forests. Biotropica, 48(1), 101-109.

     Lamarre, G., Amoretti, D. S., Baraloto, C., Bénéluz, F., Mesones, I., & Fine, P. V. (2016). Phylogenetic Overdispersion in Lepidoptera Communities of Amazonian White‐sand Forests. Biotropica, 48(1), 101-109.

    Lamarre, G., Amoretti, D. S., Baraloto, C., Bénéluz, F., Mesones, I., & Fine, P. V. (2016). Phylogenetic Overdispersion in Lepidoptera Communities of Amazonian White‐sand Forests. Biotropica, 48(1), 101-109.

    Lamarre, G., Hérault, B., Fine, P. V., Vedel, V., Lupoli, R., Mesones, I., & Baraloto, C. (2016). Taxonomic and functional composition of arthropod assemblages across contrasting Amazonian forests. Journal of Animal Ecology, 85(1), 227-239.

    Leffler, A. J., Klein, E. S., Oberbauer, S. F., & Welker, J. M. (2016). Coupled long-term summer warming and deeper snow alters species composition and stimulates gross primary productivity in tussock tundra. Oecologia, 181(1), 287-297.

    Leitao, R. P., Zuanon, J., Villéger, S., Williams, S. E., Baraloto, C., Fortunel, C., ... & Mouillot, D. (2016, April). Rare species contribute disproportionately to the functional structure of species assemblages. In Proc. R. Soc. B (Vol. 283, No. 1828, p. 20160084). The Royal Society.

    Liang, J., Crowther, T. W., Picard, N., Wiser, S., Zhou, M., Alberti, G., ... & de-Miguel, S. (2016). Positive biodiversity-productivity relationship predominant in global forests. Science, 354(6309), aaf8957.

    Malone, S. L., Barr, J., Fuentes, J. D., Oberbauer, S. F., Staudhammer, C. L., Gaiser, E. E., & Starr, G. (2016). Sensitivity to Low-Temperature Events: Implications for CO2 Dynamics in Subtropical Coastal Ecosystems. Wetlands, 36(5), 957-967.

    Malone, S. L., Barr, J., Fuentes, J. D., Oberbauer, S. F., Staudhammer, C. L., Gaiser, E. E., & Starr, G. (2016). Sensitivity to Low-Temperature Events: Implications for CO2 Dynamics in Subtropical Coastal Ecosystems. Wetlands, 36(5), 957-967.

    Manning, D. W., Rosemond, A. D., Gulis, V., Benstead, J. P., Kominoski, J. S., & Maerz, J. C. (2016). Convergence of detrital stoichiometry predicts thresholds of nutrient‐stimulated breakdown in streams. Ecological Applications, 26(6), 1745-1757.

    Medina, M., Jayachandran, K., Bhat, M. G., & Deoraj, A. (2016). Assessing plant growth, water quality and economic effects from application of a plant-based aquafeed in a recirculating aquaponic system. Aquaculture international, 24(1), 415-427.

    Medina, M., Jayachandran, K., Bhat, M. G., & Deoraj, A. (2016). Assessing plant growth, water quality and economic effects from application of a plant-based aquafeed in a recirculating aquaponic system. Aquaculture international, 24(1), 415-427.

    Medina, M., Jayachandran, K., Bhat, M., & Specca, D. (2016). Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) and Aquaponics for Urban Food Production, with a Pictorial Guide to Aquaponics. In Sowing Seeds in the City (pp. 293-308). Springer Netherlands.

    Medina, M., Jayachandran, K., Bhat, M., & Specca, D. (2016). Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) and Aquaponics for Urban Food Production, with a Pictorial Guide to Aquaponics. In Sowing Seeds in the City (pp. 293-308). Springer Netherlands.

    Moser, J. G., Oberbauer, S. F., da SL Sternberg, L., Ellsworth, P. Z., Starr, G., Mortazavi, B., & Olivas, P. C. (2016). Water uptake of Alaskan tundra evergreens during the winter–spring transition. American journal of botany, 103(2), 298-306.

    Oleas, N. H., Meerow, A. W., & Francisco-Ortega, J. (2016). Genetic structure of the threatened Phaedranassa schizantha (Amaryllidaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 182(1), 169-179.

    Oviedo-Vargas, D., Dierick, D., Genereux, D. P., & Oberbauer, S. F. (2016). Chamber measurements of high CO2 emissions from a rainforest stream receiving old C-rich regional groundwater. Biogeochemistry, 130(1-2), 69-83.

    Piponiot, C., Sist, P., Mazzei, L., Peña-Claros, M., Putz, F. E., Rutishauser, E., ... & França, M. (2016). Carbon recovery dynamics following disturbance by selective logging in Amazonian forests. eLife, 5, e21394.

    Ren, H., Liu, H., Wang, J., Yuan, L., Cui, X., Zhang, Q., ... & Guo, Q. (2016). The use of grafted seedlings increases the success of conservation translocations of Manglietia longipedunculata (Magnoliaceae), a Critically Endangered tree. Oryx, 50(3), 437-445.

    Ross, Michael S., et al. "Inferring implications of climate change in south Florida hardwood hammocks through analysis of metacommunity structure." Diversity and Distributions 22.7 (2016): 783-796.

    Rüegg, J., Dodds, W. K., Daniels, M. D., Sheehan, K. R., Baker, C. L., Bowden, W. B., ... & Koenig, L. E. (2016). Baseflow physical characteristics differ at multiple spatial scales in stream networks across diverse biomes. Landscape ecology, 31(1), 119-136.

    Santiago, L. S., de Guzman, M. E., Bonal, D., Baraloto, C., & Vogenberg, J. (2016, February). Hydraulic Traits of Amazonian Canopy Tree Species: Empirical Parameterizations for Earth System Models. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.

    Santiago-Valentín, E., Francois, B. J., Hall, G., Brouillet, L., & Francisco-Ortega, J. (2016). Images Floristiques Portoricaines: El diario del viaje a Puerto Rico del Hermano Marie-Victorin, 1942/Images Floristiques Portoricaines: The Puerto Rico travel journal of Brother Marie-Victorin, 1942. Revista del Jardín Botánico Nacional, 37, 121-143.

    Sebesta, Nicole, Jennifer Richards, and Jonathan Taylor. "The Effects of Heat on Spore Viability of Lygodium microphyllum and Implications for Fire Management." Southeastern Naturalist 15.sp8 (2016): 40-50.

    Seleman, A., & Bhat, M. G. (2016). Multi-criteria assessment of sanitation technologies in rural Tanzania: Implications for program implementation, health and socio-economic improvements. Technology in Society, 46, 70-79.

    Shetty, K. G., Rivadeneira, D. V., Jayachandran, K., & Walker, D. M. (2016). Isolation and molecular characterization of the fungal endophytic microbiome from conventionally and organically grown avocado trees in South Florida. Mycological progress, 15(9), 977-986.

    Singh, S. K., Lupo, P. J., Scheurer, M. E., Saxena, A., Kennedy, A. E., Ibrahimou, B., ... & Dorak, M. T. (2016). A childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia genome-wide association study identifies novel sex-specific risk variants. Medicine, 95(46).

    Soti, P. G., & Jayachandran, K. (2016). Effect of exotic invasive old world climbing fern (lygodium microphyllum) on soil properties. Journal of soil science and plant nutrition, 16(4), 930-940.

    Subedi, Suresh, and M. S. Ross. "Trait Variation Along a Forest Successional Gradient in Dry Tropical Forest, Florida Keys." AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. 2016.

    Sullivan, Pamela L., et al. "Trees: a powerful geomorphic agent governing the landscape evolution of a subtropical wetland." Biogeochemistry 128.3 (2016): 369-384.

    Van Vleet, E., Bray, D. B., & Durán, E. (2016). Knowing but not knowing: Systematic conservation planning and community conservation in the Sierra Norte of Oaxaca, Mexico. Land Use Policy, 59, 504-515.

    Vendrame, W. A., Khoddamzadeh, A. A., Gradziel, T. M., Mitchell, C. A., & Whipkey, A. L. (2016). Orchid Biotechnology. Horticultural Reviews, 173-228.

    Verheyen, K., Vanhellemont, M., Auge, H., Baeten, L., Baraloto, C., Barsoum, N., ... & Haase, J. (2016). Contributions of a global network of tree diversity experiments to sustainable forest plantations. Ambio, 45(1), 29-41.

    Wagner, F. H., Anderson, L. O., Baker, T. R., Bowman, D. M., Cardoso, F. C., Chidumayo, E. N., ... & Marques, M. C. (2016). Climate seasonality limits leaf carbon assimilation and wood productivity in tropical forests. Biogeosciences, 13(8), 2537.

    Wang, X., Liu, H., Gu, M. B., Boucek, R., Wu, Z. M., & Zhou, G. Y. (2016). Greater impacts from an extreme cold spell on tropical than temperate butterflies in southern China. Ecosphere, 7(5).

    Wetzel, Paul R., Jay P. Sah, and Michael S. Ross. "Tree islands: the bellwether of Everglades ecosystem function and restoration success." Restoration Ecology (2016).

    Zhang, Keqi, et al. "Remote sensing of seasonal changes and disturbances in mangrove forest: a case study from South Florida." Ecosphere 7.6 (2016).

  • Publications in 2015

    Allie, E., Pélissier, R., Engel, J., Petronelli, P., Freycon, V., Deblauwe, V., ... & Baraloto, C. (2015). Pervasive local-scale tree-soil habitat association in a tropical forest community. PloS one, 10(11), e0141488.

    Alvarado, S. T., Baraloto, C., Bremond, L., Bretagnolle, F., Buisson, E., Caillon, S., ... & Fontaine, C. (2015). Écologie tropicale: de l'ombre à la lumière (p. 192). Le Cherche midi; CNRS.

    Baraloto, C., Alverga, P., Baéz Quispe, S., Barnes, G., Bejar Chura, N., Brasil da Silva, I., ... & Duenas Linares, H. (2014). Trade-offs among forest value components in community forests of southwestern Amazonia. Ecology and Society, 19(4).

    Baraloto, C., Alverga, P., Quispe, S. B., Barnes, G., Chura, N. B., da Silva, I. B., ... & Linares, H. D. (2015). Effects of road infrastructure on forest value across a tri-national Amazonian frontier. Biological Conservation, 191, 674-681.

    Barrett, R. T., Hollister, R. D., Oberbauer, S. F., & Tweedie, C. E. (2015). Arctic plant responses to changing abiotic factors in northern Alaska. American journal of botany, 102(12), 2020-2031.

    Bartlett, M. K., Sack, L., Baraloto, C., Engel, J., Joetzjer, E., & Chave, J. (2015). Drought tolerance as predicted by leaf water potential at turgor loss point varies strongly across species within an Amazonian forest. Functionnal Ecology 10 (29), 1268-1277.(2015).

    Bartlett, M. K., Sack, L., Baraloto, C., Engel, J., Joetzjer, E., & Chave, J. (2015). Drought tolerance as predicted by leaf water potential at turgor loss point varies strongly across species within an Amazonian forest. Functionnal Ecology 10 (29), 1268-1277.(2015).

    Baynes, J., Herbohn, J., Smith, C., Fisher, R., & Bray, D. (2015). Key factors which influence the success of community forestry in developing countries. Global Environmental Change, 35, 226-238.

    Bennett, B. C. (2015). Subsistence Farming in Southern Florida (1840–1940): The Importance of Sweet Potato—In Memory of Daniel F. Austin. Economic botany, 69(2), 185-198.

    Bennett, B. C., & Alarcón, R. (2015). Hunting and hallucinogens: The use psychoactive and other plants to improve the hunting ability of dogs. Journal of ethnopharmacology, 171, 171-183.

    Berget, C., Duran, E., & Bray, D. B. (2015). Participatory restoration of degraded agricultural areas invaded by bracken fern (Pteridium aquilinum) and conservation in the Chinantla Region, Oaxaca, Mexico. Human ecology, 43(4), 547-558.

    Brienen, R. J. W., Phillips, O. L., Feldpausch, T. R., Gloor, E., Baker, T. R., Lloyd, J., ... & Martinez, R. V. (2015). Long-term decline of the Amazon carbon sink. Nature, 519(7543), 344-348.

    Chayaratanasin, P., Barbieri, M. A., Suanpairintr, N., & Adisakwattana, S. (2015). Inhibitory effect of Clitoria ternatea flower petal extract on fructose-induced protein glycation and oxidation-dependent damages to albumin in vitro. BMC complementary and alternative medicine, 15(1), 27.

    Commock, T., Campbell, K. C. S. E., Meikle, J., Francisco-Ortega, J., & Jestrow, B. (2015). Conservation and taxonomic updates for the Jamaican endemic genus Dendrocousinsia (Euphorbiaceae). Brittonia, 67(2), 87-95.

    Dodds, W. K., Rüegg, J., Sheehan, K., Song, C., Ballantyne, F., Baker, C., ... & Harms, T. (2015, December). Biome Context and Lotic Ecosystem Rates. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.

    Dunn, B. L., Shrestha, A., Goad, C., & Khoddamzadeh, A. A. (2015). Use of optical sensors to monitor Gaillardia Foug. nitrogen status. Journal of Applied Horticulture, 17(3), 181-185.

    Elmendorf, S. C., Henry, G. H., Hollister, R. D., Fosaa, A. M., Gould, W. A., Hermanutz, L., ... & Magnusson, B. (2015). Experiment, monitoring, and gradient methods used to infer climate change effects on plant communities yield consistent patterns. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 112(2), 448-452.

    Falster, D. S., Duursma, R. A., Baltzer, J. L., Baraloto, C., Battaglia, M., Battles, J. J., ... & Coll, L. (2015). BAAD: a Biomass And Allometry Database for woody plants.

    Fauset, S., Johnson, M. O., Gloor, M., Baker, T. R., Monteagudo, A., Brienen, R. J., ... & Pitman, N. C. (2015). Hyperdominance in Amazonian forest carbon cycling. Nature communications, 6, ncomms7857.

    Fortunel, C., Paine, C. E., Fine, P. V., Kraft, N. J., & Baraloto, C. (2014). Environmental factors predict community functional composition in Amazonian forests. Journal of Ecology, 102(1), 145-155.

    Fortunel, C., Ruelle, J., Beauchêne, J., Fine, P. V., & Baraloto, C. (2014). Wood specific gravity and anatomy of branches and roots in 113 Amazonian rainforest tree species across environmental gradients. New Phytologist, 202(1), 79-94.

    Gaiser, E. E., Anderson, E. P., Castañeda-Moya, E., Collado-Vides, L., Fourqurean, J. W., Heithaus, M. R., ... & Rivera-Monroy, V. H. (2015). New perspectives on an iconic landscape from comparative international long‐term ecological research. Ecosphere, 6(10), 1-18.

    Gaiser, E. E., Anderson, E. P., Castañeda-Moya, E., Collado-Vides, L., Fourqurean, J. W., Heithaus, M. R., ... & Rivera-Monroy, V. H. (2015). New perspectives on an iconic landscape from comparative international long‐term ecological research. Ecosphere, 6(10), 1-18.

    Gann, Daniel, and Jennifer Richards. "Quantitative comparison of plant community hydrology using large-extent, long-term data." Wetlands 35.1 (2015): 81-93.

    Geng, Q. F., Liu, J., Sun, L., Liu, H., Ou-Yang, Y., Cai, Y., ... & An, S. Q. (2015). Development and characterization of polymorphic microsatellite markers (SSRs) for an endemic plant, Pseudolarix amabilis (Nelson) Rehd.(Pinaceae). Molecules, 20(2), 2685-2692.

    Geng, Q., Yao, Z., Yang, J., He, J., Wang, D., Wang, Z., & Liu, H. (2015). Effect of Yangtze River on population genetic structure of the relict plant Parrotia subaequalis in eastern China. Ecology and evolution, 5(20), 4617-4627.

    Guitet, S., Sabatier, D., Brunaux, O., Hérault, B., Aubry-Kientz, M., Molino, J. F., & Baraloto, C. (2014). Estimating tropical tree diversity indices from forestry surveys: A method to integrate taxonomic uncertainty. Forest Ecology and Management, 328, 270-281.

    Hamilton, D. P., Carey, C. C., Arvola, L., Arzberger, P., Brewer, C., Cole, J. J., ... & Kratz, T. K. (2015). A Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON) for synthesising high-frequency sensor data for validation of deterministic ecological models. Inland Waters, 5(1), 49-56.

    Harmon, T. C., Dierick, D., Trahan, N., Allen, M. F., Rundel, P. W., Oberbauer, S. F., ... & Zelikova, T. J. (2015). Low‐cost soil CO2 efflux and point concentration sensing systems for terrestrial ecology applications. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6(11), 1358-1362.

    Hollister, R. D., May, J. L., Kremers, K. S., Tweedie, C. E., Oberbauer, S. F., Liebig, J. A., ... & Gregory, J. L. (2015). Warming experiments elucidate the drivers of observed directional changes in tundra vegetation. Ecology and evolution, 5(9), 1881-1895.

    Honorio Coronado, E. N., Dexter, K. G., Pennington, R. T., Chave, J., Lewis, S. L., Alexiades, M. N., ... & Arets, E. J. (2015). Phylogenetic diversity of Amazonian tree communities. Diversity and Distributions, 21(11), 1295-1307.

    Jones, I. M., & Koptur, S. (2015). Dynamic extrafloral nectar production: the timing of leaf damage affects the defensive response in Senna mexicana var. chapmanii (Fabaceae). American journal of botany, 102(1), 58-66.

    Jones, I. M., & Koptur, S. (2015). Quantity over quality: light intensity, but not red/far‐red ratio, affects extrafloral nectar production in Senna mexicana var. chapmanii. Ecology and evolution, 5(18), 4108-4114.

    Khorsand Rosa, R., Oberbauer, S. F., Starr, G., Parker La Puma, I., Pop, E., Ahlquist, L., & Baldwin, T. (2015). Plant phenological responses to a long‐term experimental extension of growing season and soil warming in the tussock tundra of Alaska. Global change biology, 21(12), 4520-4532.

    Kominoski, J. S., Rosemond, A. D., Benstead, J. P., Gulis, V., Maerz, J. C., & Manning, D. W. (2015). Low‐to‐moderate nitrogen and phosphorus concentrations accelerate microbially driven litter breakdown rates. Ecological Applications, 25(3), 856-865.

    Koptur, S., Jones, I. M., & Peña, J. E. (2015). The influence of host plant extrafloral nectaries on multitrophic interactions: an experimental investigation. PloS one, 10(9), e0138157.

    Kremers, K. S., Hollister, R. D., & Oberbauer, S. F. (2015). Diminished response of arctic plants to warming over time. PloS one, 10(3), e0116586.

    Lagomasino, D., Price, R. M., Whitman, D., Melesse, A., & Oberbauer, S. F. (2015). Spatial and temporal variability in spectral-based surface energy evapotranspiration measured from Landsat 5TM across two mangrove ecotones. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 213, 304-316.

    Lamarre, G. P., Mendoza, I., Fine, P. V., & Baraloto, C. (2014). Leaf synchrony and insect herbivory among tropical tree habitat specialists. Plant ecology, 215(2), 209-220.

    Lammertsma, E. I., Donders, T. H., Pearce, C., Cremer, H., Gaiser, E. E., & Wagner-Cremer, F. (2015). Sensitivity of wetland hydrology to external climate forcing in central Florida. Quaternary Research, 84(3), 287-300.

    Lee, S. S., Gaiser, E. E., Van De Vijver, B., Edlund, M. B., & Spaulding, S. A. (2014). Morphology and typification of Mastogloia smithii and M. lacustris, with descriptions of two new species from the Florida Everglades and the Caribbean region. Diatom research, 29(4), 325-350.

    Liu, H., Ren, H., Liu, Q., Wen, X., Maunder, M., & Gao, J. (2015). Translocation of threatened plants as a conservation measure in China. Conservation Biology, 29(6), 1537-1551.

    Manning, D. W., Rosemond, A. D., Kominoski, J. S., Gulis, V., Benstead, J. P., & Maerz, J. C. (2015). Detrital stoichiometry as a critical nexus for the effects of streamwater nutrients on leaf litter breakdown rates. Ecology, 96(8), 2214-2224.

    Meerow, A. W., Noblick, L., Salas‐Leiva, D. E., Sanchez, V., Francisco‐Ortega, J., Jestrow, B., & Nakamura, K. (2015). Phylogeny and historical biogeography of the cocosoid palms (Arecaceae, Arecoideae, Cocoseae) inferred from sequences of six WRKY gene family loci. Cladistics, 31(5), 509-534.

    Mustafi, S., Veisaga, M. L., López, L. A., & Barbieri, M. A. (2015). A novel insight into dehydroleucodine mediated attenuation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa virulence mechanism. BioMed research international, 2015.

    Nieratkaa, L. R., Bray, D. B., & Mozumder, P. (2015). Can Payments for Environmental Services Strengthen Social Capital, Encourage Distributional Equity, and Reduce Poverty?. Conservation and Society, 13(4), 345.

    Oviedo‐Vargas, D., Genereux, D. P., Dierick, D., & Oberbauer, S. F. (2015). The effect of regional groundwater on carbon dioxide and methane emissions from a lowland rainforest stream in Costa Rica. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 120(12), 2579-2595.

    Paine, C. E., Amissah, L., Auge, H., Baraloto, C., Baruffol, M., Bourland, N., ... & Doust, S. (2015). Globally, functional traits are weak predictors of juvenile tree growth, and we do not know why. Journal of Ecology, 103(4), 978-989.

    Paine, C. E., Baraloto, C., & Diaz, S. (2015). Optimal strategies for sampling functional traits in species‐rich forests. Functional Ecology, 29(10), 1325-1331.

    Paradas, W. C., Andrade, L. R., Salgado, L. T., Collado-Vides, L., Pereira, R. C., & Amado-Filho, G. M. (2015). Chloroplasts morphology investigation with diverse microscopy approaches and inter-specific variation in Laurencia species (Rhodophyta). Algae, 30(4), 291.

    Patil, K. K. R., Chandrakanth, M. G., Bhat, M. G., & Manjunatha, A. V. (2015, July). Sustainable path of extraction of groundwater for irrigation and Whither Jevons paradox in hard rock areas of India. In 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California (No. 200417). Agricultural and Applied Economics Association & Western Agricultural Economics Association.

    Porther, N., & Barbieri, M. (2015). Growth Factor Influences Rab5 Function in Breast Cancer. The FASEB Journal, 29(1 Supplement), 893-1.

    Rockwell, C. A., Kainer, K. A., d’Oliveira, M. V. N., Staudhammer, C. L., & Baraloto, C. (2014). Logging in bamboo-dominated forests in southwestern Amazonia: Caveats and opportunities for smallholder forest management. Forest ecology and management, 315, 202-210.

    Rockwell, Cara A., et al. "Assessing logging impacts on fruit and nut production in the brazil nut tree (Bertholletia excelsa): Implications for multiple-use forest management in western Amazonia." New Frontiers in Tropical Biology: The Next 50 Years (A Joint Meeting of ATBC and OTS). 2013.

    Rockwell, Cara A., et al. "Nut production in Bertholletia excelsa across a logged forest mosaic: implications for multiple forest use." PloS one 10.8 (2015): e0135464.

    Rosemond, A. D., Benstead, J. P., Bumpers, P. M., Gulis, V., Kominoski, J. S., Manning, D. W., ... & Wallace, J. B. (2015). Experimental nutrient additions accelerate terrestrial carbon loss from stream ecosystems. Science, 347(6226), 1142-1145.

    Rutishauser, E., Hérault, B., Baraloto, C., Blanc, L., Descroix, L., Sotta, E. D., ... & De Oliveira, L. C. (2015). Rapid tree carbon stock recovery in managed Amazonian forests. Current Biology, 25(18), R787-R788.

    Santiago-Valentín, E., Sánchez-Pinto, L., & Francisco-Ortega, J. (2015). Domingo Bello y Espinosa (1817–1884) and the new taxa published in his Apuntes para la flora de Puerto-Rico. Taxon, 64(2), 323-349.

    Serna, Alexandra, et al. "Vegetation and soil response to hydrology in a re-created Everglades." Hydrobiologia 757.1 (2015): 167-183.

    Siefert, A., Violle, C., Chalmandrier, L., Albert, C. H., Taudiere, A., Fajardo, A., ... & L Dantas, V. (2015). A global meta‐analysis of the relative extent of intraspecific trait variation in plant communities. Ecology Letters, 18(12), 1406-1419.

    Sist, P., Rutishauser, E., Peña‐Claros, M., Shenkin, A., Hérault, B., Blanc, L., ... & Descroix, L. (2015). The Tropical managed Forests Observatory: a research network addressing the future of tropical logged forests. Applied vegetation science, 18(1), 171-174.

    Song, C., Argerich, A., Baker, C., Bowden, W. B., Dodds, W. K., Douglas, M., ... & Harms, T. (2015, December). Temperature sensitivity of stream gross primary production and respiration from the tropics to the arctic. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts.

    Soti, P. G., Jayachandran, K., Koptur, S., & Volin, J. C. (2015). Effect of soil pH on growth, nutrient uptake, and mycorrhizal colonization in exotic invasive Lygodium microphyllum. Plant ecology, 216(7), 989-998.

    Soti, Pushpa, et al. "Effects of Control Release Fertilizers on Nutrient Leaching, Palm Growth and Production Cost." Agriculture 5.4 (2015): 1135-1145.

    Ter Steege, H., Pitman, N. C., Killeen, T. J., Laurance, W. F., Peres, C. A., Guevara, J. E., ... & de Souza Coelho, L. (2015). Estimating the global conservation status of more than 15,000 Amazonian tree species. Science advances, 1(10), e1500936.

    Trexler, J. C., Gaiser, E. E., Kominoski, J. S., & Sanchez, J. (2015). The role of periphyton mats in consumer community structure and function in calcareous wetlands: lessons from the Everglades. Microbiology of the Everglades Ecosystem. Science Publications, CRC Press, Boca Raton, 155-179.

    Vedel, V., Cerdan, A., Martinez, Q., Baraloto, C., Petitclerc, F., Orivel, J., & Fortunel, C. (2015). Day-time vs. night-time sampling does not affect estimates of spider diversity across a land use gradient in the Neotropics. Journal of Arachnology, 43(3), 413-416.

    Wagner, F., Rossi, V., Baraloto, C., Bonal, D., Stahl, C., & Hérault, B. (2014). Are commonly measured functional traits involved in tropical tree responses to climate?. International Journal of Ecology, 2014.

    Yñiguez, A. T., McManus, J. W., & Collado-Vides, L. (2015). Consequences of morphological plasticity and fragmentation on space occupation of coral reef macroalgae. Ecological Modelling, 309, 128-142.

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