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Laurance WF. (1998) Dynamics and biomass of Amazonian forest fragments. ITTO Tropical Forest Update, 8, 12-13.

Laurance WF, Ferreira LV, Gascon C, Lovejoy TE. (1998) Biomass decline in Amazonian forest fragments. Science, 282, 26-31.

Laurance WF, Fearnside PM. Amazon burning. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 14(11), 457. 1999.

Laurance WF, Fearnside PM, Laurance SG, Delamonica P, Lovejoy TE, Rankin-de Merona J, Chambers JQ, Gascon C. (1999) Relationship between soils and Amazon forest biomass: A landscape-scale study. Forest Ecology and Management, 118, 127-138. (abstract)

Mesquita RCG, Delamonica P, Laurance WF. (1999) Effect of surrounding vegetation on edge-related tree mortality in Amazonian forest fragments. Biological Conservation, 91, 129-134. (abstract)

Nelson BW, Mesquita R, Pereira JLG, de Souza SGA, Batista GT, Couto LB. (1999) Allometric regressions for improved estimate of secondary forest biomass in the central Amazon. Forest Ecology and Management, 117, 149-167. (abstract)

Gascon C, Williamson GB, da Fonseca GAB. (2000) Ecology - Receding forest edges and vanishing reserves. Science, 288, 1356-1358.

Laurance WF. Cut and run: the dramatic rise of transnational logging in the tropics. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 15(11), 433-434. 2000.

Laurance WF. Edge effects and ecological processes: are they on the same scale? Reply. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 15(9), 373. 2000.

Laurance WF. Do edge effects occur over large spatial scales? Trends in Ecology & Evolution 15(4), 134-135. 2000.

Laurance WF. (2000) Mega-development trends in the Amazon: Implications for global change. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 61, 113-122. (abstract)

Laurance WF, Delamonica P, Laurance SG, Vasconcelos HL, Lovejoy TE. Conservation - Rainforest fragmentation kills big trees. Nature 404(6780), 836. 2000.

Laurance WF, Vasconcelos HL, Lovejoy TE. (2000) Forest loss and fragmentation in the Amazon: implications for wildlife conservation. Oryx, 34, 39-45. (abstract)

Williamson GB, Costa F. (2000) Dispersal of amazonian trees: Hydrochory in Pentaclethra macroloba. Biotropica, 32, 548-552.

Williamson GB, Laurance WF, Oliveira AA, Delamonica P, Gascon C, Lovejoy TE, Pohl L. (2000) Amazonian tree mortality during the 1997 El Nino drought. Conservation Biology, 14, 1538-1542. (abstract)

Bierregaard RO, Laurance WF, Gascon C, Benitez-Malvido PM, Fearnside PM, Fonseca CR, Ganade G, Malcolm JR, Martins MB, Mori S, Oliveira M, Rankin-de Merona J, Scariot A, Spironello W, Williamson B. Principles of forest fragmentation and conservation in the Amazon, in Lessons from Amazonia: Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest, edited by Bierregaard RO, Gascon C, Lovejoy TE and Mesquita R, pp. 371-385, Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, 2001.

Delamonica P, Laurance WF, Laurance SG. A fragmentação de floresta e as estratégias para a conservação., in As Florestas do Rio Negro, edited by Oliveira AA and Daly D, pp. 283-301, Universidade Paulista Press, Brazil, 2001.

Gascon C, Bierregaard RO, Laurance WF, Rankin-de Merona J. Deforestation and forest fragmentation in the Amazon, in Lessons from Amazonia: Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest, edited by Bierregaard RO, Gascon C, Lovejoy TE and Mesquita R, pp. 21-30, Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, 2001.

Laurance WF. (2001) Tropical logging and human invasions. Conservation Biology, 15, 4-5.

Laurance WF. The future of the Brazilian Amazon (vol 291, pg 438, 2001). Science 291(5506), 988. 2001.

Laurance WF. The hyper-diverse flora of the central Amazon: an overview, in Lessons from Amazonia: Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest, edited by Bierregaard RO, Gascon C, Lovejoy TE and Mesquita R, pp. 47-53, Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, 2001.

Laurance WF. Fragmentation and plant communities: synthesis and implications for landscape management, in Lessons from Amazonia: Ecology and Conservation of a Fragmented Forest, edited by Bierregaard RO, Gascon C, Lovejoy TE and Mesquita R, pp. 158-167, Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, 2001.

Laurance WF. Forest fragmentation in the Amazon: research and conservation implications, in Ecologia de Bosques Neotropicales, edited by Guariguata MR and Kattan GH, pp. 566-567, Editorial Agroamerica, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2001.

Laurance WF. Projeto de Dinâmica Biológica de Fragmentos Florestais, in Biologia de Conservação, edited by Primack RB and Rodrigues E, pp. 96-97, São Paolo, Brazil, 2001.

Laurance WF, Albernaz AKM, Da Costa C. Is deforestation accelerating in the Brazilian Amazon? Environmental Conservation 28(4), 305-311. 2001.

Laurance WF, Fearnside PM, Cochrane MA, D\'Angelo S, Bergen S, Delamonica P. Development of the Brazilian Amazon - Response. Science 292(5522), 1652-1654. 2001.

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Laurance WF, Perez-Salicrup D, Delamonica P, Fearnside PM, D\'Angelo S, Jerozolinski A, Pohl L, Lovejoy TE. (2001) Rain forest fragmentation and the structure of Amazonian liana communities. Ecology, 82, 105-116. (abstract)

Laurance WF, Williamson GB. (2001) Positive feedbacks among forest fragmentation, drought, and climate change in the Amazon. Conservation Biology, 15, 1529-1535. (abstract)

Laurance WF, Williamson GB, Delamonica P, Oliveira A, Lovejoy TE, Gascon C, Pohl L. (2001) Effects of a strong drought on Amazonian forest fragments and edges. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 17, 771-785. (abstract)

Mesquita RCG, Ickes K, Ganade G, Williamson GB. (2001) Alternative successional pathways in the Amazon Basin. Journal of Ecology, 89, 528-537. (abstract)

Gascon C, Laurance WF, Lovejoy TE. Fragmentação florestal e biodiversidade na Amazonia central, in Conservação da Biodiversidade na Ecosistemas Tropicals: Avanços Conceituais e Revisão de Novas Metodologias de Avaliação e Monitorimento, pp. 112-127, Editora Vozes, Petropolis, Brazil, 2002.

Laurance WF, Albernaz AKM, Schroth G, Fearnside PM, Bergen S, Venticinque EM, Da Costa C. (2002) Predictors of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Journal of Biogeography, 29, 737-748. (abstract)

Laurance WF, Lovejoy TE, Vasconcelos HL, Bruna EM, Didham RK, Stouffer PC, Gascon C, Bierregaard RO, Laurance SG, Sampaio E. (2002) Ecosystem decay of Amazonian forest fragments: A 22-year investigation. Conservation Biology, 16, 605-618. (abstract)

Laurance WF, Powell G, Hansen L. (2002) A precarious future for Amazonia. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 17, 251-252.

Malhi Y, Phillips OL, Lloyd J, Baker T, Wright J, Almeida S, Arroyo L, Frederiksen T, Grace J, Higuchi N, Killeen T, Laurance WF, Leano C, Lewis S, Meir P, Monteagudo A, Neill D, Vargas PN, Panfil SN, Patino S, Pitman N, Quesada CA, Rudas-Ll A, Salomao R, Saleska S, Silva N, Silveira M, Sombroek WG, Valencia R, Martinez RV, Vieira ICG, Vinceti B. (2002) An international network to monitor the structure, composition and dynamics of Amazonian forests (RAINFOR). Journal of Vegetation Science, 13, 439-450. (abstract)

Nascimento HEM, Laurance WF. (2002) Total aboveground biomass in central Amazonian rainforests: a landscape-scale study. Forest Ecology and Management, 168, 311-321. (abstract)

Phillips OL, Malhi Y, Vinceti B, Baker T, Lewis SL, Higuchi N, Laurance WF, Vargas PN, Martinez RV, Laurance S, Ferreira LV, Stern M, Brown S, Grace J. (2002) Changes in growth of tropical forests: Evaluating potential biases. Ecological Applications, 12, 576-587. (abstract)

Fearnside PM, Laurance WF. (2003) Comment on \'Determination of deforestation rates of the world\'s humid tropical forests\'. Science, 299.

Gascon C, Laurance WF, Lovejoy TE. Forest fragmentation and biodiversity in central Amazonia, in How Landscapes Change: Human Disturbance and Ecosystem Fragmentation in the Americas, edited by G.A.Bradshaw and P.Marquet, pp. 33-48, Springer, New York, 2003.

Laurance WF. (2003) Slow burn: the insidious effects of surface fires on tropical forests. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 18, 209-212. (abstract)

Laurance WF, Albernaz A, Da Costa C. (2003) O desmatamento está se accelerando na Amazõnia brasileira? BiotaNeotropica, 2, 1-9.

Laurance WF, Merona JMRD, Andrade A, Laurance SG, D\'Angelo S, Lovejoy TE, Vasconcelos HL. (2003) Rain-forest fragmentation and the phenology of Amazonian tree communities. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 19, 343-347.

Read JM, Clark DB, Venticinque EM, Moreira MP. (2003) Application of merged 1-m and 4-m resolution satellite data to research and management in tropical forests. Journal of Applied Ecology, 40, 592-600. (abstract)

*Baker TR, Phillips OL, Malhi Y, Almeida S, Arroyo L, Di Fiore A, Erwin T, Higuchi N, Killeen TJ, Laurance SG, Laurance WF, Lewis SL, Monteagudo A, Neill DA, Vargas PN, Pitman NCA, Silva JNM, Martinez RV. (2004) Increasing biomass in Amazonian forest plots. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 359, 353-365. (abstract)
- Other teams who claimed this pub: CD-206

Baker TR, Phillips OL, Malhi Y, Almeida S, Arroyo L, Di Fiore A, Erwin T, Killeen TJ, Laurance SG, Laurance WF, Lewis SL, Lloyd J, Monteagudo A, Neill DA, Patino S, Pitman NCA, Silva JNM, Martinez RV. (2004) Variation in wood density determines spatial patterns in Amazonian forest biomass. Global Change Biology, 10, 545-562. (abstract)

D\'Angelo SA, Andrade ACS, Laurance SG, Laurance WF, Mesquita RCG. (2004) Inferred causes of tree mortality in fragmented and intact Amazonian forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 20, 243-246.

Fearnside PM, Laurance WF. (2004) Tropical deforestation and greenhouse-gas emissions. Ecological Applications, 14, 982-986. (abstract)

Laurance WF. Rapid Land-Use Change and Its Impacts on Tropical Biodiversity, in Ecosystems and Land Use Change, edited by DeFries RS, Asner GP and Houghton RA, pp. 189-202, American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, 2004.

Laurance WF. (2004) Forest-climate interactions in fragmented tropical landscapes. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 359, 345-352. (abstract)

Laurance WF, Albernaz AKM, Fearnside PM, Vasconcelos HL, Ferreira LV. (2004) Deforestation in Amazonia. Science, 304, 1109.

Laurance WF, Nascimento HEM, Laurance SG, Condit R, D\'Angelo S, Andrade A. (2004) Inferred longevity of Amazonian rainforest trees based on a long-term demographic study. Forest Ecology and Management, 190, 131-143. (abstract)

Laurance WF, Oliveira AA, Laurance SG, Condit R, Nascimento HEM, Sanchez-Thorin AC, Lovejoy TE, Andrade A, D\'Angelo S, Ribeiro JE, Dick CW. (2004) Pervasive alteration of tree communities in undisturbed Amazonian forests. Nature, 428, 171-175. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature02383 (abstract)

Laurance WF, Vasconcelos HL. Ecological effects of habitat fragmentation in the tropics, in Agroforestry and Biodiversity Conservation in Tropical Landscapes, edited by Schroth G, Fonseca GAB, Harvey CA, Gascon C, Vasconcelos HL and Izac AM, pp. 33-49, IAG International, New York, 2004.

Lewis SL, Malhi Y, Phillips OL. (2004) Fingerprinting the impacts of global change on tropical forests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 359, 437-462. (abstract)

Lewis SL, Phillips OL, Baker TR, Lloyd J, Malhi Y, Almeida S, Higuchi N, Laurance WF, Neill DA, Silva JNM, Terborgh J, Lezama AT, Martinez RV, Brown S, Chave J, Kuebler C, Vargas PN, 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-Biological Sciences, 359, 421-436. (abstract)
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*Malhi Y, Baker TR, Phillips OL, Almeida S, Alvarez E, Arroyo L, Chave J, Czimczik CI, Di Fiore A, Higuchi N, Killeen TJ, Laurance SG, Laurance WF, Lewis SL, Montoya LMM, Monteagudo A, Neill DA, Vargas PN, Patino S, Pitman NCA, Quesada CA, Salomao R, Silva JNM, Lezama AT, Martinez RV, Terborgh J, Vinceti B, Lloyd J. (2004) The above-ground coarse wood productivity of 104 Neotropical forest plots. Global Change Biology, 10, 563-591. (abstract)

Malhi Y, Phillips OL. (2004) Tropical forests and global atmospheric change - Introduction. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 359, 309-310.

Malhi Y, Phillips OL. (2004) Tropical forests and global atmospheric change: a synthesis. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 359, 549-555. (abstract)

Nascimento HEM, Laurance WF. (2004) Biomass dynamics in Amazonian forest fragments. Ecological Applications, 14, 127-138. (abstract)

Phillips OL, Baker TR, Arroyo L, Higuchi N, Killeen TJ, Laurance WF, Lewis SL, Lloyd J, Malhi Y, Monteagudo A, Neill DA, Vargas PN, Silva JNM, Terborgh J, Martinez RV, Alexiades M, Almeida S, Brown S, Chave J, Comiskey JA, Czimczik CI, Di Fiore A, Erwin T, Kuebler C, Laurance SG, Nascimento HEM, Olivier J, Palacios W, Patino S, Pitman NCA, Quesada CA, Salidas M, Lezama AT, Vinceti B. (2004) Pattern and process in Amazon tree turnover, 1976-2001. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences, 359, 381-407. (abstract)
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Schroth G, Fonseca GAB, Harvey C, Gascon C, Vasconcelos HL, Izac AM, Angelsen B, Finegan B, Kaimowitz D, Krauss U, Laurance SG, Laurance WF, Nasi R, Naughton-Treves L, Niesten E, Richardson D, Somarriba E, Tucker N, Vincent B, Wilkie D. Agroforestry and biodiversity conservation in tropical landscapes, in Agroforestry biodiversity conservation in tropical landscapes, edited by Schroth G, Fonseca GAB, Harvey CA, Gascon C, Vasconcelos HL and Izac AM, pp. 487-502, IAG International, New York, 2004.

Vasconcelos HL, Luizao FJ. (2004) Litter production and litter nutrient concentrations in a fragmented Amazonian landscape. Ecological Applications, 14, 884-892. (abstract)

Fearnside PM, Laurance WF, Albernaz AKM, Vasconcelos HL, Ferreira LV. (2005) A delicate balance in Amazonia - Response. Science, 307, 1045.

Laurance WF, Fearnside PM, Albernaz AKM, Vasconcelos HL, Ferreira LV. (2005) Amazonian deforestation models - Response. Science, 307, 1044.

Phillips OL, Martinez RV, Mendoza AM, Baker TR, Vargas PN. (2005) Large lianas as hyperdynamic elements of the tropical forest canopy. Ecology, 86, 1250-1258. (abstract)


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