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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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)
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...