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Terborgh, John W. “Toward a trophic theory of species diversity.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112.37 (2015): 11415-11422.
Davenport, L.C., K. Goodenough, and T. Haugaasen. 2016. Birds of two oceans? Trans-Andean and divergent migration of Black Skimmers (Rynchops niger) from the Peruvian Amazon. Plos ONE.  Available from:  http://dx.plos.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0144994.

 Davenport, L.C., K. Goodenough, and T. Haugaasen. 2016. Data from:  Birds of two oceans? Trans-Andean and divergent migration of Black Skimmers (Rynchops niger) from the Peruvian Amazon.  Movebank Data Repository doi: 10.5441/001/1.bs0s09c8. Available from: https://www.datarepository.movebank.org/.

 Terborgh, J. Davenport, L. C., Niangadouma, R., Dimoto, E., Mouandza, J. C., Scholtz, O. and Jaen, M. R. 2015.  Megafaunal influences on tree recruitment in African equatorial forests Ecography. doi: 10.1111/ecog.01641.

 Terborgh, J. Davenport, L. C., Niangadouma, R., Dimoto, E., Mouandza, J. C., Scholtz, O. and Jaen, M. R..  2015. The African rainforest: odd man out or megafaunal landscape? African and Amazonian forests compared. Ecography. doi: 10.1111/ecog.01643

J. W. Brienen, O. L. Phillips, T. R. Feldpausch, E. Gloor, T. R. Baker, J. Lloyd, G. Lopez-Gonzalez, A. Monteagudo-Mendoza, Y. Malhi, S. L. Lewis, R. Vásquez Martinez, M. Alexiades, E. Álvarez Dávila, P. Alvarez-Loayza, A. Andrade, L. E. O. C. Aragão, A. Araujo-Murakami, E. J. M. M. Arets, L. Arroyo, G. A. Aymard C., O. S. Bánki, C. Baraloto, J. Barroso, D. Bonal, R. G. A. Boot, J. L. C. Camargo, C. V. Castilho, V. Chama, K. J. Chao, J. Chave, J. A. Comiskey, F. Cornejo Valverde, L. da Costa, E. A. de Oliveira, A. Di Fiore, T. L. Erwin, S. Fauset, M. Forsthofer, D. R. Galbraith, E. S. Grahame, N. Groot, B. Hérault, N. Higuchi, E. N. Honorio Coronado, H. Keeling, T. J. Killeen, W. F. Laurance, S. Laurance, J. Licona, W. E. Magnussen, B. S. Marimon, B. H. Marimon-Junior, C. Mendoza, D. A. Neill, E. M. Nogueira, P. Núñez, N. C. Pallqui Camacho, A. Parada, G. Pardo-Molina, J. Peacock, M. Peña-Claros, G. C. Pickavance, N. C. A. Pitman, L. Poorter, A. Prieto, C. A. Quesada, F. Ramírez, H. Ramírez-Angulo, Z. Restrepo, A. Roopsind, A. Rudas, R. P. Salomão, M. Schwarz, N. Silva, J. E. Silva-Espejo, M. Silveira, J. Stropp, J. Talbot, H. ter Steege, J. Teran-Aguilar, J. Terborgh, R. Thomas-Caesar, M. Toledo, M. Torello-Raventos, R. K. Umetsu, G. M. F. van der Heijden, P. van der Hout, I. C. Guimarães Vieira, S. A. Vieira, E Vilanova, V. A. Vos & R. J. Zagt. 2015. Long-term decline of the Amazon carbon sink. Nature 519, 344–348 (19 March 2015)

Wallace, R. B.   Reinaga, A., Siles, T, Baiker, J, Goldstein, I, Ríos-Uzeda, I.,  Van Horn, R., Vargas, R., Vélez-Liendo, X., Acosta, L., Kuroiwa,  A., Leite Pitman, R.  Noyce, K., Paisley, Peña, S., Plenge, H. Rojas, R.Vera Pinto, Tapia, T. and  Vela, H. 2015. Andean Bear Priority Conservation Units in Bolivia & Peru. Wildlife Conservation Society, Centro de Biodiversidad y Genética de la Universidad Mayor de San Simón de Bolivia, Universidad Cayetano Heredia de Perú y Universidad de Antwerpen de Bélgica., ISBN: 978-99974-812-2-1 https://www.academia.edu/9594462/Andean_Bear_Priority_Conservation_Units_in_Bolivia_and_Peru

Pitman, N.C.A., J.E. Guevara Andino, M. Aulestia, C.E. Cerón, D.A. Neill, W. Palacios, G. Rivas-Torres, M.R. Silman, & J.W. Terborgh. 2014. Distribution and abundance of tree species in swamp forests of Amazonian Ecuador. Ecography 37: 902-915.

Leite Pitman, R. 2014. Serra do Mar Coastal Forests. In Howarth, P. W. 2013. Biomes & Ecosystems, 1st Edition. Published by Salem Press. 1440 Pages. https://www.academia.edu/4432569/Serra_do_Mar_Coastal_Forests

Davenport, L.C., W. Endo & K. Kriese. 2013. Orinoco Goose (Neochen jubata), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: http://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/portal/species/overview?p_p_spp=67111.

Davenport, L.C., I. Nole, N. Carlos. 2013. Hacia el este con el anochecer: La migración longitudinal del Ganso del Orinoco. Pages 196-211 in J. Groenendijk, A. Tovar & W. Wust, eds. Reporte Manu 2013: Pasión por la Investigación en la Amazonía Peruana. San Diego Zoo Global Peru y SERNANP: Lima.

Davenport, L.C. 2013. Asistencia para una matriarca en decadencia en las nutrias gigantes (Pteronura brasiliensis). Pages 296-313 in J. Groenendijk, A. Tovar & W. Wust, eds. Reporte Manu 2013: Pasión por la Investigación en la Amazonía Peruana. San Diego Zoo Global Peru y SERNANP: Lima.

Terborgh, J. & L.C. Davenport, 2013. Cochas del río Manu: causas y consecuencias de estados alternativos. Pages 322-341 in J. Groenendijk, A. Tovar & W. Wust, eds. Reporte Manu 2013: Pasión por la Investigación en la Amazonía Peruana. San Diego Zoo Global Peru y SERNANP: Lima.

Pitman, N.C.A., M.R. Silman & J.W. Terborgh. 2013. Oligarchies in Amazonian tree communities: A ten-year review. Ecography 35: 1-10.

Leite Pitman, R. and Biesiegel, B, 2013. Avaliação do risco de extinção do cachorro-do-mato-de-orelhas-curtas Atelocynus microtis (Sclater, 1883) no Brasil. Biodiversidade Brasileira, 3(1), 133-137, 2013.https://www.academia.edu/6145201/AVALIAÇÃO_DO_RISCO_DE_EXTINÇÃO_DO_CACHORRO-DO-MATO-DE-ORELHAS-CURTAS_ATELOCYNUS_MICROTIS_SCLATER_1883_NO_BRASIL

Silva Jorge, R. P, Beisiegel,  B. Souza Lima, 
E. Pinto Jorge, M. L. Leite Pitman  R., and  Cunha de Paula, R. 2013. Avaliação do estado de conservação do Cachorro-vinagre Speothos venaticus (Lund, 1842) no Brasil . Biodiversidade Brasileira, 3(1), 179-190, 2013. https://www.academia.edu/6145642/Avaliação_do_estado_de_conservação_do_cachorro-vinagre_Speothos_venaticus_Lund_1842_no_Brasil

Davenport, L.C., I. Nole, N. Carlos. 2012. East with the Night: Longitudinal migration of the Orinoco Goose     (Neochen jubata) between Manú National Park, Peru and the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivia. PLoS ONE 7(10): e46886. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046886.

Davenport, L.C., I. Nole, N. Carlos, 2012. Data from: East with the night–longitudinal migration of the Orinoco Goose between Manú National Park, Peru and the Llanos de Moxos, Bolivia: Movebank Data Repository. doi:10.5441/001/1.ct8sk835<http://dx.doi.org/10.5441/001/1.ct8sk835>.

Movebank, 2012.  Research Leader for Orinoco Goose project included in online animation “Bird Migrations in Movebank Americas.”  Created by S. Davidson and B. Kranstauber.  Available online at:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDz3w3PwVtg.

Pitman, N., M. Johnston, J. Markel, E. Ruelas Inzunza, R. Stallard, C. Vriesendorp, A. Wali & V. Zapata. 2012. Regional panorama and sites visited. Pages 221-233 in N. Pitman, E. Ruelas I., D. Alvira, C. Vriesendorp, D. K. Moskovits, Á. del Campo, T. Wachter, D. F. Stotz, S. Noningo S., E. Tuesta C. y/and R. C. Smith, eds. Perú: Cerros de Kampankis. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 24. The Field Museum, Chicago.

Watsa, M., Erkenswick, G., Rehg, J. Leite Pitman, R. (2012). Distribution and new sightings of Goeldi’s     monkey (Callimico goeldii) in Amazonian Perú. International Journal of Primatology 33(6): 1477-1502

Leite Pitman, R., Adams, D.B., Watsa, M. 2012. A lethal case of malignant lymphoma in a wild squirrel monkey (Saimiri boliviensis), in the Peruvian Amazon. American Journal of Primatology. 147(S54): 237-238.

Williams, R. S. R., Torres, E., Magan, J., Cruz, A. and Leite Pitman, R. 2012. Continued presence of the maned wolf in Peru – Canid News Online. http://www.canids.org/canidnews/15/Maned_wolf_in_Peru.pdf

Davenport, L.C., H. Jacques & M.-L. Yedi.  2011.  Preliminary Findings from a New Study of the Congo Clawless Otter (Aonyx congicus) on the Dji Dji River, Ivindo National Park, Gabon (or “Where Have All the Otters Gone?”).  Proceedings of the XIth International Otter Colloquium, Pavia, Italy, 30 August to 04 September 2011.  IUCN Otter Spec. Group Bull. 28B: 69 – 84.

Osorio, D., J. Terborgh, A. Alvarez, H. Ortega, R. Quispe, V. Chipollini & L.C. Davenport.  2011.  Lateral migration of fish between an oxbow lake and an Amazonian headwater river.  Ecology of Freshwater Fish 20: 619-627.

Davenport, L.C., H. Jacques & J.W. Terborgh.  2011.  A Whole Otter World.  Gabon Magazine, September 2011. (www.gabonmagazine.com<http://www.gabonmagazine.com>).

Pitman, N.C.A., M. Pinedo Cecilio, M. Pinedo Pudicho, J.G. Graham, M.P. Núñez V., M. Valenzuela & J.W. Terborgh. 2011. Indigenous perceptions of tree species abundance across an upper Amazonian landscape. Journal of Ethnobiology 31(2): 233-243.

Pitman, N.C.A., J. Widmer, C.N. Jenkins, G. Stocks, L. Seales, F. Paniagua & E.M. Bruna. 2011. Volume and geographical distribution of ecological research in the Andes and the Amazon, 1995-2008. Tropical Conservation Science 4(1): 64-81.

Pitman, N.C.A., D. Norris, J. Martínez González, E. Torres, F. Pinto, H. Collado, W. Concha, R. Thupa, E. Quispe, J. Pérez & J.C. Flores del Castillo. 2011. Four years of vertebrate monitoring on an upper Amazonian river. Biodiversity and Conservation 20: 827-849.

Pitman, N., M. Finer, C. Jenkins, & C. Vriesendorp. 2011. ¿Por qué una nueva área protegida en la Amazonía peruana?/Why a new protected area in Amazonian Peru? Pages 49-50, 176-177 in Pitman, N., C. Vriesendorp, D.K. Moskovits, R. von May, D. Alvira, T. Wachter, D.F. Stotz, & A. del Campo (eds.), Perú: Yaguas-Cotuhé. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 23. The Field Museum, Chicago.

Pitman, N. 2011. Panorama regional y sitios visitados/Regional panorama and sites visited. Pages 65-72, 192-198 in Pitman, N., C. Vriesendorp, D.K. Moskovits, R. von May, D. Alvira, T. Wachter, D.F. Stotz, & A. del Campo (eds.), Perú: Yaguas-Cotuhé. Rapid Biological and Social Inventories Report 23. The Field Museum, Chicago.

Davenport, L., 2010. Aid to a Declining Matriarch in the Giant Otter (Pteronura brasiliensis). PLoS One. 2010; 5(6): e11385. Published online 2010 June 30. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0011385.

Beck, H., P. Thebpanya, and M. Filiaggi. In press. Do Neotropical peccary species (Tayassuidae) function as ecosystem engineers for anurans? Journal of Tropical Ecology XX:YY-ZZ.

Swamy, V. & Terborgh, J. 2010. Distance-responsive natural enemies strongly influence seedling establishment patterns of multiple species in an Amazonian rainforest. Journal of Ecology 98:1096-1107.

Terborgh, J., G. Nunez-Ituri, N. Pitman, F.H. Cornejo Valverde, P. Alvarez, V. Swamy, B. Pringle, C. E.T. Paine (2008). Tree recruitment in an empty forest. Ecology.89: 1757-1768.

Pitman, N. C. A. 2010. Research in biodiversity hotspots should be free. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2010.04.002.

Bass, M. S., M. Finer, C. N. Jenkins, H. Kreft, D. F. Cisneros-Heredia, S. F. McCracken, N. C. A. Pitman, P. H. English, K. Swing, G. Villa, A. Di Fiore, C. C. Voigt & T. H. Kunz. 2010. Global conservation significance of Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park. PLoS ONE 5(1): e8767. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0008767

Salvador, S., Clavero. M and Leite Pitman, R. 2010. Large mammal species richness and habitat use in an upper Amazonian forest used for ecotourism. Mammalian Biology. Received 18 September 2009; accepted 28 April 2010. Available online 23 June 2010.

R.L. Pitman, R.B. Foster & T.S. Wachter, 2009. Mamiferos Grandes del Sudeste de la Amazonía Peruana. Environmental & Conservation Programs, The Field Museum, Chicago, IL 60605 USA. [www.fmnh.org/animalguides] Rapid Color Guide # 231 versión 3 10/2009.

Pitman, N. C. A., M. del C. Loyola Azáldegui, K. Salas, G. Vigo T. & D. A. Lutz. 2009. Historia e impacto de la literatura científica del Departamento de Madre de Dios, Perú, 1553-2004. [History and impact of the scientific literature from Peru’s Madre de Dios region, Peru, 1553-2004.] Revista Peruana de Biología 15(2): 15-22.

Baker, T. R., Phillips, O. L., Laurance, W. F., Pitman, N. C. A., Almeida, S., Arroyo, L., DiFiore, A., Erwin, T., Higuchi, N., Killeen, T. J., Laurance, S. G., Nascimento, H., Monteagudo, A., Neill, D. A., Silva, J. N. M., Malhi, Y., López Gonzalez, G., Peacock, J., Quesada, C. A., Lewis, S. L., and Lloyd, J. 2009. Do species traits determine patterns of wood production in Amazonian forests? Biogeosciences 6: 297-307.

Gloor, M. & 53 others. 2009. Does the disturbance hypothesis explain the biomass increase in basin-wide Amazon forest plot data? Global Change Biology 15: 2418-2430.

Guevara, J. E., N. Pitman, H. Mogollón & R. García. 2009. Adiciones a la flora de árboles de la baja Amazonía ecuatoriana. [Additions to the tree flora of lowland Ecuadorean Amazonia.] Cinchonia x: 71-74.

Guevara, J. E., N. C. A. Pitman, H. Mogollón, R. García-Villacorta, C. E. Cerón & W. Palacios. 2009. Variación florística en 23 parcelas de 1 ha en bosques de tierra firme en la Amazonía norte ecuatoriana. [Floristic variation in 23 1-ha tree plots in upland forests of northern Ecuadorean Amazonia.] Cinchonia x: 75-93.

Honorio Coronado, E. N., T. R. Baker, O. L. Phillips, N. C. A. Pitman, R. T. Pennington, R. Vásquez Martínez, A. Monteagudo, H. Mogollón, N. Dávila Cardozo, M. Ríos, R. García-Villacorta, E. Valderrama, M. Ahuite, I. Huamantupa, D. A. Neill, W. F. Laurance, H. E. M. Nascimento, S. Soares de Almeida, T. J. Killeen, L. Arroyo, P. Núñez, and L. Freitas Alvarado. 2009. Multi-scale comparisons of tree composition in Amazonian terra firme forests. Biogeosciences 6: 2719-2731.

Malhado, A. C. M., Malhi, Y., Whittaker, R. J., Ladle, R. J., ter Steege, H., Aragão, L. E. O. C., Quesada, C. A., Araujo-Murakami, A., Phillips, O. L., Peacock, J., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Baker, T. R., Butt, N., Anderson, L. O., Arroyo, L., Almeida, S., Higuchi, N., Killeen, T. J., Monteagudo, A., Neill, D., Pitman, N., Prieto, A., Salomão, R. P., Silva, N., Vásquez-Martínez, R., and Laurance, W. F. 2009. Spatial trends in leaf size of Amazonian rainforest trees. Biogeosciences 6: 1563-1576.

Malhado, A. C. M., Whittaker, R. J., Malhi, Y., Ladle, R. J., ter Steege, H., Aragão, L. E. O. C., Quesada, C. A., Araujo, A. M., Phillips, O. L., Peacock, J., López-González, G., Baker, T. R., Butt, N., Anderson, L. O., Arroyo, L., Almeida, S., Higuchi, N., Killeen, T. J., Monteagudo, A., Neill, D. A., Pitman, N. C. A., Prieto, A., Salomão, R. P., Silva, N., Vásquez-M., R., Laurance, W. F., Alexiades, M. N., and Ramírez A., H. 2009. Spatial distribution and functional significance of leaf lamina shape in Amazonian forest trees. Biogeosciences 6: 1577-1590.

Phillips, O. L. & 64 others. 2009. Drought sensitivity of the Amazon rainforest. Science 323: 1344-1347.

Saatchi, S. & 23 others. 2009. Mapping landscape scale variations of forest structure, biomass, and productivity in Amazonia. Biogeosciences Discussions 6: 5461-5505.

Pereira, J., Lucherini, M., de Oliveira, T., Eizirik, E., Acosta, G., & Leite-Pitman, R. 2008. Leopardus colocolo. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org.

Caso, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, C., Payan, E., Eizirik, E., de Oliveira, T., Leite-Pitman, R., Kelly, M., Valderrama, C. & Lucherini, M. 2008. Puma concolor. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org.

Caso, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, C., Payan, E., Eizirik, E., de Oliveira, T., Leite-Pitman, R., Kelly, M. & Valderrama, C. 2008. Leopardus pardalis. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org.

Payan, E., Eizirik, E., de Oliveira, T., Leite-Pitman, R., Kelly, M. & Valderrama, C. 2008. Leopardus wiedii. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org.

Leite Pitman, M.R. & Williams, R.S.R. 2008. Atelocynus microtis. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org.

Caso, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, C., Payan, E., Eizirik, E., de Oliveira, T., Leite-Pitman, R., Kelly, M. & Valderrama, C. 2008. Puma yagouaroundi. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org

Caso, A., Lopez-Gonzalez, C., Payan, E., Eizirik, E., de Oliveira, T., Leite-Pitman, R., Kelly, M. & Valderrama, C. 2008. Panthera onca. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org.

de Oliveira, T., Eizirik, E., Schipper, J., Valderrama, C., Leite-Pitman, R. & Payan, E. 2008. Leopardus tigrinus. In: IUCN 2009. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.2. www.iucnredlist.org.

M. W. Tobler, S. E. Carrillo-Percastegui, R. Leite Pitman, R. Mares & G. Powell, 2008. Further notes on the analysis of mammal inventory data collected with camera traps. Animal Conservation 11:3, 187–189.

M. W. Tobler, S. E. Carrillo-Percastegui, R. Leite Pitman, R. Mares & G. Powell, 2008. An evaluation of camera traps for inventorying large- and medium-sized terrestrial rainforest mammals. Animal Conservation, 11:3, 169-178.

Terborgh. J.W. and K.J. Feeley. 2008. High functional redundancy and diffuse vertical links create multiple pathways for the trophic cascade in tropical forests in Trophic Cascades (J.W. Terborgh and J.A. Estes, eds.). Island Press.

Feeley, K.J. and J.W. Terborgh. 2008. Featured Paper: Direct vs. indirect effects of habitat reduction on the loss of avian species from tropical forest fragments. Animal Conservation 11: 353-360.

Feeley, K.J. and J.W. Terborgh. 2008 Trophic drivers of species loss from fragments. Animal Conservation. 11: 366-368.

Terborgh, J.W. and K.J. Feeley. 2008. Ecosystem decay in closed forest fragments in Tropical Forest Community Ecology (W.P. Carson and S.A. Schnitzer, eds.). Blackwell Publishing. pp 308-321.

Pringle, E.G., P. Alvarez-Loayza, and J. Terborgh. 2007. Seed characteristics and susceptibility pathogen attack in tree seeds of the Peruvian Amazon. Plant Ecol. 193: 211-222.

Feeley, K.J. and J.W. Terborgh. 2006. Habitat fragmentation and the effects of herbivore (howler monkey) abundances on bird diversity. Ecology 87:144-150.

Terborgh, J.W, K.J. Feeley, P. Nuñez V., B. Balukjian, and M.R. Silman. 2006. Vegetation dynamics of predator-free land-bridge islands. Journal of Ecology 94: 253-263. -Ranked as 3Exceptional2 by the Faculty of 1000 -Featured in Science and Nature magazines.

Malhi, Y. Wood, D., Baker T.R., Wright, J.S., Philips, O.L., Cochrane, T.,Meir, P., Chave, Almeida, S., Arroyo, L., Higuchi, N.; Killeen, T.;Laurance, S., Laurance, W.F.; Lewis, S.L.; Monteagudo, A.; Neill, D.; Nunez Vargas, Pitman, N.; Quesada C.A., Slamao, Silva, J. N., Torres-Lezama, A.,Terborgh, J., Vasquez, M. R. & Vinceti, B. (2006) The regional variation of aboveground live biomass in old-growth Amazonian forests. Global Change Biology, 12, 1-32.

Feeley, K.J. and J.W. Terborgh. 2005. The effects of herbivore density on soil nutrients and tree growth in tropical forest fragments. Ecology 86: 116-124.

Feeley, K.J., T.G. Gillespie, and J.W. Terborgh. 2005. The utility of spectral indices from Landsat ETM+ for measuring the structure and composition of tropical dry forests. Biotropica (invited) 37: 508-519.

Lewis, S. L., Phillips, O. L., Baker, T. R., Lloyd, J., Malhi, Y., Almeida, S., Higuchi, N., Laurance, W. F., Neill, D., Silva, N., Terborgh, J., Torres-Lezama, A., Brown, S., Chave, J., Kuebler, C., Nunez, P., Vasquez, M. R. & Vinceti, B. (2005) Late twentieth century trends in the structure and
dynamics of South American forests 143-154. In Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Changes. (eds O. Phillips & Y. Malhi). Oxford University Press.

Phillips, O.L.; Baker, T.R.; Arroyo, L.; Higuchi, N.; Killeen, T.; Laurance, W.F.; Lewis, S.L.; Lloyd, J.J.; 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.; Kuebler C.; Laurance, S.G.; Nascimento, H.E.M.; Olivier, J.; Palacios, W.; Patino, S.; Pitman, N.; Quesada C.A.; Saldias, M.; Torres Lezama, A. (2005) Late twentieth-century patterns and trends in Amazon tree turnover. In: Y. Malhi, O.L. Philips (ed.) Tropical forests and global atmospheric change, Oxford University Press, pp.107-128.

Baker, T.R.; Phillips, O.L.; Malhi, Y.; Almeida, S.; Arroyo, L.; Di Fiore, A.; Erwin, T.; Higuchi, N.; Killeen, T.J.; Laurance, S.G.; Laurance, W.F.; Lewis, S.L.; Monteagudo, A.; Neill, D.A.; Vargas, P.N.; Pitman, N.; Silva, N.M.; Martinez, R.V. (2005) Late twentieth-century trends in the biomass of Amazonian forest plots. In: Y. Malhi, O.L. Phillips (ed.) Tropical Forests and Global Atmospheric Change , Oxford University Press, pp.129-142.

Baker, T.R., Phillips, O.L., Malhi, Y., Almeida, S., Arroyo, L., Di Fiore, A., Killeen, T., Laurance, S.G., Laurance, W.F., Lewis, S.L., Lloyd, J., Monteagudo, A., Neill, D.A., Patiño, S., Pitman, N.C.A., Silva, N., Vásquez Martínez, R. (2004) Variation in wood density determines spatial patterns in Amazonian forest biomass. Global Change Biology 10:545-562.

Baker, T.R., Phillips, O.L., Malhi, Y., Almeida, S., Arroyo, L., Di Fiore, A., Killeen, T., Laurance, S.G., Laurance, W.F., Lewis, S.L., Lloyd, J., Monteagudo, A., Neill, D.A., Patiño, S., Pitman, N.C.A., Silva, N., Vásquez Martínez, R. (2004) Variation in wood density determines spatial patterns in Amazonian forest biomass. Global Change Biology 10:545-562.

Lewis, S.L., Phillips, O.L., Baker, T.R., Lloyd, J., Malhi, Y., Almeida, S., Higuchi, N., Laurance, W.F., Neill, D., Silva, N., Terborgh, J., Torres Lezama, A., Vásquez M., R., Brown, S., Chave, J., Kuebler, C., Núñez V., P., Vinceti, B. (2004) Concerted changes in tropical forest structure and
dynamics: evidence from 50 South American long-term plots Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 359:421-436.

Malhi, Y., Baker, T.R., Phillips, O.L., Almeida, S., Alvarez, E., Arroyo, L., Chave, J., Czimczik, C., Di Fiore, A., Higuchi, N., Killeen, T., Laurance, S.G., Laurance, W.F., Lewis, S.L., Mercado, L.M., Monteagudo, A., Neill, D.A., Pitman, N.C.A., Quesada, C.A., Silva, J. N. M., Vásquez Martínez, R., Terborgh, J., Vinceti, B. & Lloyd, J. (2004) The above-ground wood productivity and net primary productivity of 100 Neotropical forests. Global Change Biology 10:563-591.

Malhi, Y., Phillips, O.L., Lloyd, J., Baker, T., Wright, J., Almeida, S., Arroyo, L., Frederiksen, T., Grace, J., Higuchi, N., Killeen, T., Laurance, W.F., Leaño, C., Lewis, S., Meir, P., Monteagudo, A., Neill, D., Núñez Vargas, P., Panfil, S., Patiño, S., Pitman, N., Quesada, C.A., Rudas-Ll. A., Salomão, R., Saleska, S., Silva, N., Silveira, M., Sombroek, W.G., Valencia, R., Vásquez Martínez, R., Vieira, I.C.G. & Vinceti, B. (2002) An International network to monitor the structure, composition and dynamics of Amazonian forests (RAINFOR). Journal of Vegetation Science 13:439-450.

Phillips, O., Baker T.R., Arroyo, L., Higuchi, N., Killeen, T., Laurance, W.F., Lewis, S.L., Lloyd, J., Malhi, Y., Monteagudo, A., Neill, D., Núñez Vargas, P., Silva, N., Terborgh, J., Vásquez Martínez, R., Alexiades, M., Almeida, S., Brown, S., Chave, J., Comiskey, J.A., Czimczik, C.I., Di Fiore, A., Erwin, T., Kuebler, C., Laurance, S.G., Nascimento, H.E.M., Palacios, W., Patiño, S., Pitman, N., Olivier, J., Quesada, C.A., Saldias, M., Torres Lezama, A., Vinceti, B. (2004) Pattern and process in Amazon tree turnover, 1976-2001. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 359:381-407.

Many other publications and reports are available free of charge from the CTC:

Reprints:

Beck, H. and Terborgh, J. 2002. Gorves versus isolates: how spatial aggregation of Astrocaryum murumuru palms affects seed removal. Journal of tropical Ecology 18: 275-288.

Leigh, Jr. E.G., Davidar, P., Dick, C.W., Puyravaud J.P., Terborgh J., Steege H. & Wright S.J. 2004. Why do some tropical forests have many species of trees? Biotropica 36:4, 447-473.

Pitman, N., Terborgh, J., Silman, M., Nunez, P.,Neill, D.,Ceron, C., Palacios, W., Aulestia, M. Dominance and Distribution of the Tree Species in Upper Amazonian Terra Firme Forests. Ecology 82: 2101-2117.

Terborgh, John and Wright, Joseph S. 1994. Effects of Mammalian Herbivores on Plant Recruitment in Two Neotropical Forests.
Ecology 75: 1829-1833.

Terborgh, J., Lopez, L., and Tellos, J.S. 1997. Bird Communities in Transition: The Lago Guri Islands. Ecology 78: 1494-1501.

Pirman, N., Terborgh, J., Silman, M., Nunez, P.V. 1999. Tree Species in an Upper Amazonian Forest. Ecology 80: 2651-2661.

Terborgh, J., Foster, R., Nunez, P.V. 1996. Tropical Tree Communities: A Test of the Nonequilibrium Hypothesis. Ecology 77: 561-567.

Terborgh, J., Flores, C., Mueller, P., Davenport, L. 1997. Estimating the Ages of Successional Stands of Tropical Trees from Growth Increments. Journal of Tropical Ecology14: 833-856.

Terborgh, J., and Andresen, E. 1998. The Composition of Amazonian Forests: Patterns at Local and Regional Scales. Journal of Tropical Ecology 14: 645-664.

Terborgh, J., and J. Mathews. 1999. Partitioning of the understorey light environment by two Amazonian treelets. Journal of Tropical Ecology. Nov. 15:751-763.

Terborgh, J. 2000. The fate of tropical forests: a matter of stewardship. Conservation Biology 14:1358-1361.

Terborgh, J. 2000. In the company of humans. Natural History 109:54-63.

Terborgh, J., and L. Davenport. 2001. Endogenous and exogenous control of leaf morphology in Iriartea deltoidea (Palmae). Journal of Tropical Ecology 17:695-703.

Terborgh, J., G. Nuñez-Ituri, N. Pitman, F.H. Cornejo Valverde, P. Alvarez, V. Swamy, B. Pringle, C. E.T. Paine (2008). Tree recruitment in an empty forest. Ecology.

Terborgh, J., Feeley, K., Silman, M., Nunez, P. and Blukjian, B. 2006. Vegetation dynamics of predator-free land-bridge islands. Journal of tropical Ecology 94, 253-263.

Reports:

“Amazonian Nature Reserves: An Analysis of the Defensibility Status of Existing Conservation Units and Design Criteria for the Future,” Carlos A. Peres and John W. Terborgh, September 1994.

“Biodiversity of Tropical Rain Forests: Ecology and Economics of an Elusive Resource,” Carel van Schaik, Randall Kramer, Priya Shyamsundar, and Nick Salafsky, December 1992.

“Can Extractive Reserves Save the Rain Forest?” Nick Salafsky, Barara L. Dugelby, and John W. Terborgh, April 1992.

“Communities and Sustainable Forestry in Developing Countries,” William Asher, May 1994.

“Considerations of the Ecological Foundation of Natural Forest Management in the American Tropics,” Francis E. Putz, January 1993.

“Ecotourism, Handicrafts and the Management of Protected Areas in Developing Countries,” Robert G. Healy, April 1994.

“Political Economy and Problematic Forestry Policies in Indonesia: Obstacles to Incorporating Sound Economics and Science,” William Asher, July 1993.

“Implementing Pollution Prevention at the U.S. Agency for International Development,” John Warren, Gwen J. Riley, Doran L. Webster, August 1993.

“Pollution Prevention Implementation in Developing Countries,” Joel S. Hirschorn, May 1993.

“Science and Forestry Policy in Costa Rica and Honduras,” William Asher, February 1993.

“Threats to Protected Rainforest Areas: Developing a Framework for the Analysis of Underlying Causes,” Madhu Rao, Subith Subramaniam, and Carel van Schaik, December 1995.

 

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