Quantitative Ecology
Principal Investigator


  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12712
  • Anderson-Teixeira, Kristina J., McGarvey, Jennifer C., Muller-Landau, Helene C., Park, Janice Y., Gonzalez-Akre, Erika, Herrmann, Valentine, Bennett, Amy C., So, Christopher V., Bourg, Norman A., Thompson, Jonathan R., McMahon, Sean M. and McShea, William J. (2015). Size-related scaling of tree form and function in a mixed-age forest. Functional Ecology, 29 (12) , 1587-1602. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12470
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.1117
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2014.08.039
  • Metcalf, C. Jessica E., Ellner, Stephen P., Childs, Dylan Z., Salguero-Gómez, Roberto, Merow, Cory, McMahon, Sean M., Jongejans, Eelke and Rees, Mark. (2015). Statistical modelling of annual variation for inference on stochastic population dynamics using Integral Projection Models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 6 (9) , 1007-1017. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12405
  • Sexton, Joseph O., Noojipady, Praveen, Anand, Anupam, Song, Xiao-Peng, McMahon, Sean M., Huang, Chengquan, Feng, Min, Channan, Saurabh and Townshend, John R. (2015). A model for the propagation of uncertainty from continuous estimates of tree cover to categorical forest cover and change. Remote Sensing of Environment, 156 , 418-425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2014.08.038
  • Visser, Marco D., McMahon, Sean M., Merow, Cory, Dixon, Philip M., Record, Sydne and Jongejans, Eelke. (2015). Speeding Up Ecological and Evolutionary Computations in R; Essentials of High Performance Computing for Biologists . PLoS computational biology, 11 (3) , 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1004140
  • Kral, Kamil, McMahon, Sean M., Janik, David, Adam, Dusan and Vrska, Tomas. (2014). Patch mosaic of developmental stages in central European natural forests along vegetation gradient. Forest Ecology and Management, 330 , 17-28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2014.06.034
  • Merow, Cory, Dahlgren, Johan P., Metcalf, C. J., Childs, Dylan Z., Evans, Margaret E. K., Jongejans, Eelke, Record, Sydne, Rees, Mark, Salguero-Gómez, Roberto and McMahon, Sean M. (2014). Advancing population ecology with integral projection models: a practical guide. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5 (2) , 99-110. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12146
  • Merow, Cory, Latimer, Andrew M., Wilson, Adam M., McMahon, Sean M., Rebelo, Anthony G. and Silander, John A., Jr. (2014). On using integral projection models to generate demographically driven predictions of species' distributions: development and validation using sparse data. Ecography, 37 (12) , 1167-1183. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.00839
  • Merow, Cory, Smith, Mathew J., Edwards, Thomas C., Guisan, Antoine, McMahon, Sean M., Normand, Signe, Thuiller, Wilfried, Wüest, Rafael O., Zimmermann, Niklaus E. and Elith, Jane. (2014). What do we gain from simplicity versus complexity in species distribution models?. Ecography, 37 (12) , 1267-1281. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.00845
  • Réjou-Méchain, M., Muller-Landau, Helene C., Detto, Matteo, Thomas, S. C., Le Toan, T., Saatchi, S. S., Barreto-Silva, J., Bourg, N. A., Bunyavejchewin, S., Butt, N., Brockelman, W. Y., Cao, M., Cárdenas, D., Chiang, J. M., Chuyong, G. B., Clay, K., Condit, Richard S., Dattaraja, H. S., Davies, Stuart James, Duque, A., Esufali, S., Ewango, C., Fernando, R. H. S., Fletcher, C. D., Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N., et al. (2014). Local spatial structure of forest biomass and its consequences for remote sensing of carbon stocks. Biogeosciences Discussions, 11 (4) , 5711-5742. https://doi.org/10.5194/bgd-11-5711-2014
  • 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., Davies, Stuart, 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12132
  • Metcalf, C. Jessica E., McMahon, Sean M., Salguero-Gómez, Roberto and Jongejans, Eelke. (2013). IPMpack: an R package for integral projection models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4 (2) , 195-200. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210x.12001
  • 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01864.x