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    • A Battle Lost? Report on Two Centuries of Invasion and Management of Lantana camara L. in Australia, India and South Africa 

      Bhagwat, Shonil; Breman, Elinor; Thekaekara, Tarsh; Thornton, Thomas F.; Willis, Katherine Jane (Public Library of Science, 2012-03-05)
      Recent discussion on invasive species has invigorated the debate on strategies to manage these species. Lantana camara L., a shrub native to the American tropics, has become one of the worst weeds in recorded history. In ...
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    • Ecosystem Resilience and Threshold Response in the Gala´pagos Coastal Zone 

      Seddon, Alistair; Froyd, Cynthia A.; Leng, Melanie J.; Milne, Glenn A.; Willis, Katherine Jane (Public Library of Science, 2011-07-21)
      Background: The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provides a conservative estimate on rates of sea-level rise of 3.8 mm yr21 at the end of the 21st century, which may have a detrimental effect on ecologically ...
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    • Long-term disturbance dynamics and resilience of tropical peat swamp forests 

      Cole, Lydia E.S.; Bhagwat, Shonil; Willis, Katherine Jane (Wiley, 2015-01)
      1. The coastal peat swamp forests of Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo, are undergoing rapid conversion, predominantly into oil palm plantations. This wetland ecosystem is assumed to have experienced insignificant disturbance in ...
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    • Looking forward through the past: identification of 50 priority research questions in palaeoecology 

      Seddon, Alistair; Mackay, Anson W.; Baker, Ambroise G.; Birks, Harry John Betteley; Breman, Elinor; Buck, C. E.; Ellis, Erle C.; Froyd, Cynthia A.; Gill, Jacquelyn L.; Gillson, Lindsey; Johnson, Edward A.; Jones, Vivienne J.; Juggins, Stephen; Macias-Fauria, Marc; Mills, Keely; Morris, Jesse L.; Nogués-Bravo, David; Punyasena, Surangi W.; Roland, Thomas P.; Tanentzap, Andrew; Willis, Katherine Jane; Aberhan, Martin; van Asperen, Eline N.; Austin, William E. N.; Battarbee, Richard W.; Bhagwat, Shonil; Belanger, Christina L.; Bennett, Keith D.; Birks, Hilary H.; Ramsey, Christopher Bronk; Brooks, Stephen J.; de Bruyn, Mark; Butler, Paul G.; Chambers, F. M.; Clarke, Stewart J.; Davies, Althea L.; Dearing, John A.; Ezard, Thomas H. G.; Feurdean, Angelica; Flower, Roger J.; Gell, Peter; Hausmann, Sonja; Hogan, Erika J.; Hopkins, Melanie J.; Jeffers, Elizabeth S.; Korhola, Atte; Marchant, Robert; Kiefer, Thorsten; Lamentowicz, Mariusz; Larocque-Tobler, Isabelle; López-Merino, Lourdes; Liow, Lee Hsiang; McGowan, Suzanne; Miller, Joshua H.; Montoya, Encarni; Morton, Oliver; Nogué, Sandra; Onoufriou, Chloe; Boush, Lisa P.; Rodriguez-Sanchez, F; Rose, Neil L.; Sayer, Carl D.; Shaw, Helen E.; Payne, Richard; Simpson, Gavin; Sohar, Kadri; Whitehouse, Nicki J.; Williams, John W.; Witkowski, Andrzej (Wiley, 2014)
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    • Recovery and resilience of tropical forests after disturbance 

      Cole, Lydia E.S.; Bhagwat, Shonil A.; Willis, Katherine Jane (Nature Publishing Group, 2014-05-20)
      The time taken for forested tropical ecosystems to re-establish post-disturbance is of widespread interest. Yet to date there has been no comparative study across tropical biomes to determine rates of forest re-growth, and ...
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    • Sensitivity of global terrestrial ecosystems to climate variability 

      Seddon, Alistair; Macias-Fauria, Marc; Long, Peter R; Benz, David; Willis, Katherine Jane (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-03)
      The identification of properties that contribute to the persistence and resilience of ecosystems despite climate change constitutes a research priority of global relevance1. Here we present a novel, empirical approach to ...
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    • Stability in Ecosystem Functioning across a Climatic Threshold and Contrasting Forest Regimes 

      Jeffers, Elizabeth S.; Bonsall, Michael B.; Willis, Katherine Jane (Public Library of Science, 2011-01-18)
      Classical ecological theory predicts that changes in the availability of essential resources such as nitrogen should lead to changes in plant community composition due to differences in species-specific nutrient requirements. ...
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    • What is natural? The importance of a long-term perspective in biodiversity conservation and management 

      Willis, Katherine Jane; Birks, Harry John Betteley (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2006)
      Ecosystems change in response to factors such as climate variability, invasions, and wildfires. Most records used to assess such change are based on short-term ecological data or satellite imagery spanning only a few ...
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