Forest Ecology
Principal Investigator


  • McMahon, Sean M., Bebber, Daniel P., Butt, Nathalie, Crockatt, Martha, Kirby, Keith, Parker, Geoffrey G., Riutta, Terhi and Slade, Eleanor M. (2015). Ground based LiDAR demonstrates the legacy of management history to canopy structure and composition across a fragmented temperate woodland. Forest Ecology and Management, 335 , 255-260.
  • Duncanson, L. I., Dubayah, R. O., Cook, B. D., Rosette, J. and Parker, Geoffrey G. (2015). The importance of spatial detail: Assessing the utility of individual crown information and scaling approaches for lidar-based biomass density estimation. Remote Sensing of Environment, 168 , 102-112.
  • McMahon, Sean M. and Parker, Geoffrey G. (2015). A general model of intra-annual tree growth using dendrometer bands. Ecology and Evolution, 5 (2) , 243-254.
  • Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina J., Davies, Stuart James, Bennett, Amy C., Gonzalez-Akre, Erika, Muller-Landau, Helene C., Wright, S. Joseph, Abu Salim, Kamariah, Almeyda Zambrano, Angélica M., Alonso, Alfonso, Baltzer, Jennifer L., Basset, Yves, Bourg, Norman A., Broadbent, Eben N., Brockelman, Warren Y., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Burslem, David F. R. P., Butt, Nathalie, Cao, Min, Cardenas, Dairon, Chuyong, George B., Clay, Keith, Cordell, Susan, Dattaraja, Handanakere S., Deng, Xiaobao, Detto, Matteo, et al. (2015). CTFS-ForestGEO: a worldwide network monitoring forests in an era of global change . Global Change Biology, 21 (2) , 528-549.
  • Chisholm, Ryan A., Muller-Landau, Helene C., Abdul Rahman, Kassim, Bebber, Daniel P., Bin, Yue, Bohlman, Stephanie A., Bourg, Norman A., Brinks, Joshua, Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Butt, Nathalie, Cao, Honglin, Cao, Min, Cárdenas, Dairon, Chang, Li-Wan, Chiang, Jyh-Min, Chuyong, George, Condit, Richard S., Dattaraja, Handanakere S., Chang, Li-Wan, Duque, Alvaro, Fletcher, Christine, Gunatilleke, Nimal, Gunatilleke, Savitri, Hao, Zhanqing, Harrison, Rhett D., et al. (2013). Scale-dependent relationships between tree species richness and ecosystem function in forests . Journal of Ecology, 101 (5) , 1214-1224.
  • Stark, Scott C., Leitold, Veronika, Wu, Jin L., Hunter, Maria O., de Castilho, Carolina V., Costa, Flávia R. C., McMahon, Sean M., Parker, Geoffrey G., Shimabukuro, Mô, Lefsky, Michael A., Keller, Michael, Alves, Luciana F., Schietti, Juliana, Shimabukuro, Yosio Edemir, Brandão, Diego O., Woodcock, Tara K., Higuchi, Niro, de Camargo, Plinio B., de Oliveira, Raimundo C. and Saleska, Scott R. (2012). Amazon forest carbon dynamics predicted by profiles of canopy leaf area and light environment. Ecology Letters, 15 (12) , 1406-1414.
  • Nadkarni, Nalini M., Parker, Geoffrey G. and Lowman, Margaret D. (2011). Forest canopy studies as an emerging field of science. Annals of Forest Science, 68 (2) , 217-224.
  • McMahon, Sean M., Parker, Geoffrey G. and Miller, Dawn R. (2010). Evidence for a recent increase in forest growth . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107 (8) , 3611-3615.
  • McMahon, Sean M., Parker, Geoffrey G. and Miller, Dawn R. (2010). Reply to Foster et al.: Using a forest to measure trees: Determining which vital rates are responding to climate change . Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107 (21) , E88-E89; E88-E89.
  • Bergen, K. M., Goetz, S. J., Dubayah, R. O., Henebry, G. M., Hunsaker, C. T., Imhoff, M. L., Nelson, R. F., Parker, Geoffrey G. and Radeloff, V. C. (2009). Remote sensing of vegetation 3-D structure for biodiversity and habitat: Review and implications for lidar and radar spaceborne missions. Journal of Geophysical Research. G. Biogeosciences, 114 , G00E06-G00E06.
  • Nadkarni, N. N., Parker, Geoffrey G., Rinker, H. B. and Jarzen, D. M. (2004). Nature of canopies. Forest canopies (3-23) Elsevier .
  • Shaw, D. C., Franklin, J. F., Bible, K., Klopatek, J., Freeman, E., Greene, S. and Parker, Geoffrey G. (2004). Ecological setting of the Wind River old-growth forest . Ecosystems, 7 , 427-439.
  • Parker, Geoffrey G., Harding, D. J. and Berger, M. (2004). Portable LIDAR system for rapid determination of forest canopy structure . Journal of Applied Ecology, 41 , 755-767.
  • Parker, Geoffrey G. and Russ, Mary E. (2004). Canopy surface and stand development: assessing forest canopy structure and complexity with near-surface altimetry . Forest Ecology and Management, 189 , 307-315.
  • Hiroaki, I., Van Pelt, R., Parker, Geoffrey G., Nadkarni, N. M. and Cushing, J. (2004). Age-related development of canopy structure and its ecological functions. Forest canopies (102-117) Elsevier .