Institute Publications 2015

The Institute's publications for FY2015. Currently, 62 publications are available.

Publication Year: FY2015

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Title: Airborne lidar-based estimates of tropical forest structure in complex terrain: opportunities and trade-offs for REDD+

Author(s): Leitold, Veronika.; Keller, Michael.; Morton, Douglas C.; Cook, Bruce D.; Shimabukuro, Yosio E.

Title: An estimate of the number of tropical tree species

Author(s): Slik, J. W. Ferry.; Arroyo-Rodriguez, Victor.; Aiba, Shin-Ichiro.; and, others.

Title: Analyzing the causal factors of carbon stores in a subtropical urban forest

Author(s): Headlee, William.; Hall, Richard.; Staudhammer, C.; Brandeis, T.

Title: Big-leaf mahogany Swietenia macrophylla population dynamics and implications for sustainable management

Author(s): Grogan, J.; Landis, R. Matthew.; Free, Christopher M.; Schulze, Mark D.; Lentini, Marco.; Ashton, Mark S.

Title: Big questions, big science: meeting the challenges of global ecology

Author(s): Schimel, David.; Keller, Michael.

Title: Bird checklist, Guánica Biosphere Reserve, Puerto Rico

Author(s): Arendt, Wayne J.; Faaborg, John.; Canals, Miguel.; Bauer, Jerry.

Title: Caribbean Regional Climate Sub Hub Assessment of Climate Change Vulnerability and Adaptation and Mitigation Strategies

Author(s): Gould, William A.; S.J. Fain.; I.K. Pares.; K. McGinley.; A. Perry.; and R.F. Steele.

Title: Cascading Effects of Canopy Opening and Debris Deposition from a Large-Scale Hurricane Experiment in a Tropical Rain Forest

Author(s): Shiels, Aaron B.; Gonzalez, Grizelle.; Lodge, D. Jean.; Willig, Michael R.; Zimmerman, Jess K.

Title: Canopy arthropod responses to experimental canopy opening and debris deposition in a tropical rainforest subject to hurricanes

Author(s): Schowalter, Timothy D.; Willig, Michael R.; Presley, Steven J.

Title: Chemical analysis of rainfall and throughfall in primary forest in the Tapajós National Forest, Belterra, Pará, Brazil

Author(s): Oliveira Junior, R.C.; Keller, M.; da F. Ramos, J. F.; Beldini, T.P.; Crill, P.M.; de Camargo, P.B.; van Haren, J.

Title: Chemical and physical analyses of selected plants and soils from Puerto Rico (1981-2000)

Author(s): Sanchez, M.J.; Lopez, E.; Lugo, A.E.

Title: Coqui frog populations are negatively affected by canopy opening but not detritus deposition following an experimental hurricane in a tropical rainforest

Author(s): Klawanski, Paul D.; Dalton, Ben.; Shiels, Aaron B.

Title: Differential effects of canopy trimming and litter deposition on litterfall and nutrient dynamics in a wet subtropical forest

Author(s): Silver, W.L.; Hall, S.J.; Gonzalez, Grizelle

Title: Dissolved organic carbon in water fluxes of Eucalyptus grandis plantations in northeastern Entre Ríos Province, Argentina

Author(s): Tesón, Natalia.; Conzonno, Víctor H.; Arturi, Marcelo F.; Frangi, Jorge L.

Title: Divergent responses of leaf herbivory to simulated hurricane effects in a rainforest understory

Author(s): Prather, Chelse.

Title: Ecologia de las lombrices de tierra

Author(s): Gonzalez, Grizelle.

Title: Element uptake, accumulation, and resorption in leaves of mangrove species with different mechanisms of salt regulation

Author(s): Medina, E.; Fernandez, W.; Barboza, F.

Title: Experiment, monitoring, and gradient methods used to infer climate change effects on plant communities yield consistent patterns

Author(s): Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Henry, Gregory H.R.; Hollisterd, Robert D.; Fosaa, Anna Maria.; Gould, William A.; Hermanutz, Luise.; Hofgaard, Annika.; Jonsdottir, Ingibjorg I.; Jorgenson, Janet C.; Levesque, Esther.; Magnusson, Borgbor.; Molau, Ulf.; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Oberbauer, Steven F.; Rixen, Christian.; Tweedie, Craig E.; Walkers, Marilyn.

Title: Experimental decoupling of canopy opening and debris addition on tropical gastropod populations and communities

Author(s): Willig, Michael R.; Bloch, Christopher P.; Presley, Steven J.

Title: Flowering phenology and its implications for management of big-leaf mahogany Swietenia macrophylla in Brazilian Amazonia

Author(s): Grogan, J.; Loveless, M. D.

Title: Forest tenure and sustainable forest management

Author(s): Siry, J.P.; McGinley, K.; Cubbage, F.W.; Bettinger, P.

Title: Forestry in the Anthropocene

Author(s): Lugo, Ariel E.

Title: Frederick N. Scatena: A tropical geomorphologist

Author(s): Lugo, Ariel E.

Title: Functional attributes of two subtropical shrubs and implications for the distribution and management of endangered bird habitat

Author(s): Fleming, G. M.; Wunderle, J. M.; Ewert, D. N.; O'Brien, J. J.; Helmer, E. H.

Title: Future Land-Use Changes and the Potential for Novelty in Ecosystems of the United States

Author(s): Martinuzzi, Sebastian.; Gavier-Pizarro, Gregorio I.; Lugo, Ariel E.; Radeloff, Volker C.

Title: Herbivores limit the population size of big-leaf mahogany trees in an Amazonian forest

Author(s): Norghauer, Julian M.; Free, Christopher M.; Landis, R. Matthew.; Grogan, James.; Malcolm, Jay R.; Thomas, Sean C.

Title: Issues and challenges of mangrove conservation in the Anthropocene - Desafios de la conservacion del mangle en el Antropoceno

Author(s): Lugo, Ariel. E.; Medina, Ernesto.; McGinley, Kathleen.

Title: Indicadores taxonómicos de cambio de hábitat en los bosques nubosos de Nicaragua

Author(s): Torrez, Marvin A.; Arendt, Wayne J.; Sotelo, Marlon; Adolfo López, S.J.

Title: Land-cover composition, water resources and land management in the watersheds of the Luquillo Mountains, northeastern Puerto Rico

Author(s): Heartsill Scalley, Tamara.; Lopez-Marrero, Tania del M.

Title: Lichens in Puerto Rico: an ecosystem approach

Author(s): Mercado-Díaz, Joel A.; Gould, William A.; Gonzalez, Grizelle; Lücking, Robert.

Title: Linking soils and streams: Response of soil solution chemistry to simulated hurricane disturbance mirrors stream chemistry following a severe hurricane

Author(s): McDowell, William H.; Liptzin, Daniel.

Title: Los bosques de Puerto Rico, 2009

Author(s): Marcano Vega, Humfredo.; Brandeis, Thomas J.; Turner, Jeffery A.

Title: Mahogany, mogno. Swietenia macrophylla King

Author(s): Grogan, J.

Title: Managing the whole landscape: historical, hybrid, and novel ecosystems

Author(s): Hobbs, Richard J.; Higgs, Eric.; Hall, Carol M.; Bridgewater, Peter.; Chapin III, F. Stuart.; Ellis, Erle C.; Ewel, John J.; Hallet, Lauren M.; Harris, James.; Hulvey, Kristen B.; Jackson, Stephen T.; Kennedy, Patricia L.; Kueffer, Christoph.; Lach, Lori.; Lantz, Trevor C.; Lugo, Ariel E.; Mascaro, Joseph.; Murphy, Stephen D.; Nelson, Cara R.; Perring, Michael P.; Richardson, David M.; Seastedt, Timothy R.; Standish, Rachel.; Starzomski, Brian M.; Suding, Katherine N.; Tognetti, Pedro M.; Yakob, Laith.; Yung, Laurie.

Title: Mangrove forests

Author(s): Lugo, Ariel E.; Medina, Ernesto.

Title: Measuring Tropical Forest Sustainability on Islands in the Pacific and Caribbean using the Montreal Process Criteria and Indicators Framework

Author(s): McGinley, Kathleen. Robertson, G.; K, Friday.; C. Carpenter.

Title: New higher taxa in the lichen family Graphidaceae (lichenized Ascomycota: Ostropales) based on a three-gene skeleton phylogeny

Author(s): Lumbsch, H. Thorsten.; Kraichak, Ekaphan.; Parnmen, Sittiporn.; Rivas Plata, Eimy.; Aptroot, Andre.; Caceres, Marcela E.S.; Ertz, Damien.; Cunha Feuerstein, Shirley.; Mercado-Diaz, Joel A.; Staiger, Bettina.; Van den Broeck, Dries.; Lücking, Robert

Title: One hundred and seventy-five new species of Graphidaceae: closing the gap or a drop in the bucket?

Author(s): Lücking, Robert.; Johnston, Mark K.; Aptroot, Andre.; Kraichak, Ekaphan.; Lendemer, James C.; Boonpragob, Kansri.; Caceres, Marcela E.S.; Ertz, Damien.; Itati Ferraro, Lidia.; Jia, Ze Feng.; Kalb, Klaus.; Mangold, Armin.; Manoch, Leka.; Mercado-Diaz, Joel A.; Moncada, Bibiana.; Mongkolsuk, Pachara.; Butsatorn Papong, Khwanruan.; Parnmen, Sittiporn.; Pelaez, Rouchi N.; Poengsungnoen, Vasun.; Rivas Plata, Eimy.; Saipunkaew, Wanaruk.; Sipman, Harrie J.M.; Sutjaritturakan, Jutarat.; Van Den Broeck, Dries.; von Konrat, Matt.; Weerakoon, Gothamie.; Lumbsch, H. Thorsten.

Title: Photosynthetic capacity and intrinsic water-use efficiency of Rhizophora mangle at its southernmost western Atlantic range

Author(s): Gomes Soares, M.L.; Pereira Tognella, M.M.; Cuevas, E.; Medina, E.

Title: Plant community composition data: Bathurst Inlet and the Canadian Transect

Author(s): Gould, William A.

Title: Policy, Laws, Organizations, and Other Governance Arrangements Influencing Forests in the US: A Baseline Assessment

Author(s): Kathleen McGinley.; Frederick W. Cubbage.

Title: Predictors, spatial distribution, and occurrence of woody invasive plants in subtropical urban ecosystems

Author(s): Staudhammer, Christina L.; Escobedo, Francisco J.; Holt, Nathan.; Young, Linda J.; Brandeis, Thomas J.; Zipperer, Wayne.

Title: Propiedades del suelo y sus relaciones con el IS en plantaciones de Pinus taeda L. en la Mesopotamia Argentina

Author(s): Martiarena, Rodolfo A.; Frangi, Jorge L.; Von Wallis, Alejandra.; Arturi, Marcelo F.; Fassola, Hugo E.; Fernandez, Roberto A.

Title: Public representation in water management -- A network analysis of organization and public perceptions in Phoenix, Arizona

Author(s): Cutts, Bethany B.; Muñoz-Erickson, Tischa A.; Shutters, Shade T.

Title: Red oak in southern New England and big-leaf mahogany in the Yucatan Peninsula: can mixed-species forests be sustainably managed for single-species production?

Author(s): Kelty, M.; Camara-Cabrales, L.; Grogan, J.

Title: Rediscovery of Eugenia fajardensis (Myrtaceae), a rare tree from the Puerto Rican Bank

Author(s): Trejo-Torres, Jorge C.; Caraballo-Ortiz, Marcos A.; Vives-Heyliger, Miguel A.; Torres-Santana, Christian W.; Cetzal-Ix, William; Mercado-Diaz, Joel A.; Carlo, Tomas A.

Title: Registros del Cuco Hormiguero (Neomorphus geoffroyi) en la Reserva de Biosfera de Bosawas, Nicaragua

Author(s): Herrera-Rosales, H.M.; Tórrez, M.; Arendt, W.J.

Title: Responses to canopy loss and debris deposition in a tropical forest ecosystem: Synthesis from an experimental manipulation simulating effects of hurricane disturbance

Author(s): Shiels, A.B.; Gonzalez, Grizelle.; Willig, M.R.

Title: Revisiting the phylogeny of Ocellularieae, the second largest tribe within Graphidaceae (lichenized Ascomycota: Ostropales)

Author(s): Kraichak, Ekaphan.; Parnmen, Sittiporn.; Lücking, Robert.; Rivas Plata, Eimy.; Aptroot, Andre.; Caceres, Marcela E.S.; Ertz, Damien.; Mangold, Armin.; Mercado-Diaz, Joel A.; Papong, Khwanruan.; Van der Broeck, Dries.; Weerakoon, Gothamie.; Lumbsch, H. Thorsten.

Title: Seeing the forest beyond the trees

Author(s): Saatchi, Sassan.; Mascaro, Joseph.; Xu, Liang.; Keller, Michael.; Yang, Yan.; Duffy, Paul.; Espirito-Santo, Fernando.; Baccini, Alessandro.; Chambers, Jeffery.; Schimel, David.

Title: Seven-year responses of trees to experimental hurricane effects in a tropical rainforest, Puerto Rico

Author(s): Zimmerman, Jess K.; Hogan, James Aaron.; Shiels, Aaron B.; Bithorn, John E.; Matta Carmona, Samuel.; Brokaw, Nicholas.

Title: Short-term precipitation and temperature trends along an elevation gradient in northeastern Puerto Rico

Author(s): Van Beusekom, Ashley.; Gonzalez, Grizelle.; Rivera, Maria.

Title: Soil nutrients, landscape age, and Sphagno-Eriophoretum vaginati plant communities in Arctic moist-acidic Tundra landscapes

Author(s): Mercado-Diaz, Joel.; Gould, William.; Gonzalez, Grizelle

Title: Structural dynamics of tropical moist forest gaps

Author(s): Hunter, Maria O.; Keller, Michael.; Morton, Douglas.; Cook, Bruce.; Lefsky, Michael.; Ducey, Mark.; Saleska, Scott.; de Oliveira, Raimundo Cosme.; Schietti, Juliana.

Title: Temporal dynamics of arthropods on six tree species in dry woodlands on the Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico

Author(s): Beltran, W.; Wunderle Jr., Joseph Jr.

Title: The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts

Author(s): Hudson, L.N.; Newbold, T.; Contu, S.

Title: Threshold responses to soil moisture deficit by trees and soil in tropical rain forests: insights from field experiments

Author(s): Meir, Patrick.; Wood, Tana E.; Galbraith, David R.; Brando, Paulo M.; Da Costa, Antonio C.I.; Rowland, Lucy.; Ferreira, Leandro V.

Title: Tropical Forest Responses to Large-Scale Experiments

Author(s): Shiels, Aaron.; Gonzalez, Grizelle.

Title: Two new genera and twelve new species of Graphidaceae from Puerto Rico: a case for higher endemism of lichenized fungi in islands of the Caribbean?

Author(s): Mercado-Diaz, Joel A.; Lücking, Robert.; Parnmen, Sittiporn.

Title: Urgent need for warming experiments in tropical forests

Author(s): Cavaleri, M.A.; Reed, S.C.; Smith, K.W.; Wood, T.E.

Title: Understanding the key mechanisms of tropical forest responses to canopy loss and biomass deposition from experimental hurricane effects

Author(s): Shiels, A.B.; Gonzalez, Grizelle

Title: Understory fern community structure, growth and spore production responses to a large-scale hurricane experiment in a Puerto Rico rainforest

Author(s): Sharpe, Joanne M.; Shiels, Aaron B.

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