Publications

2017

Hao Ran Lai, Jefferson S Hall, Benjamin L Turner & Michiel van Breugel (2017) Liana effects on biomass dynamics strengthen during secondary forest succession. Ecology. Accepted Author Manuscript. doi:10.1002/ecy.1734

2016

Trevor Caughlin, Sarah J Graves, Gregory P Asner, Michiel Breugel, Jefferson S Hall, Roberta E Martin, Mark S Ashton & Stephanie A Bohlman (2016) A hyperspectral image can predict tropical tree growth rates in single‐species stands. Ecological Applications 26(8): 2367-2373. doi:10.1002/eap.1436

Danaë Rozendaal,  Robin Chazdon; Felipe Arreola, Patricia Balvanera, Tony Bentos, Juan Dupuy, J. Luis Hernández-Stefanoni, Catarina Jakovac, Edwin Lebrija-Trejos, Madelon Lohbeck, Miguel Martínez-Ramos, Paulo Massoca, Jorge Meave, Rita Mesquita, Francisco Mora, Eduardo Pérez-García, Eunice Romero-Pérez, Michiel van Breugel,  Bruce Williamson & Frans Bongers (2016) Demographic drivers of aboveground biomass dynamics during secondary succession in Neotropical dry and wet forests. Ecosystems, 1-4. doi:10.1007/s10021-016-0029-4.

Lourens Poorter, Frans Bongers, T. Mitchell Aide, Angélica M. Almeyda Zambrano, Patricia Balvanera, Justin M. Becknell, Vanessa Boukili, Pedro H. S. Brancalion, Eben N. Broadbent, Robin L. Chazdon, Dylan Craven, Jarcilene S. de Almeida-Cortez, George A. L. Cabral, Ben H. J. de Jong, Julie S. Denslow, Daisy H. Dent, Saara J. DeWalt, Juan M. Dupuy, Sandra M. Durán, Mario M. Espírito-Santo, María C. Fandino, Ricardo G. César, Jefferson S. Hall, José Luis Hernandez-Stefanoni, Catarina C. Jakovac, André B. Junqueira, Deborah Kennard, Susan G. Letcher, Juan-Carlos Licona, Madelon Lohbeck, Erika Marín-Spiotta, Miguel Martínez-Ramos, Paulo Massoca, Jorge A. Meave, Rita Mesquita, Francisco Mora, Rodrigo Muñoz, Robert Muscarella, Yule R. F. Nunes, Susana Ochoa-Gaona, Alexandre A. de Oliveira, Edith Orihuela-Belmonte, Marielos Peña-Claros, Eduardo A. Pérez-García, Daniel Piotto, Jennifer S. Powers, Jorge Rodríguez-Velázquez, I. Eunice Romero-Pérez, Jorge Ruíz, Juan G. Saldarriaga, Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa, Naomi B. Schwartz, Marc K. Steininger, Nathan G. Swenson, Marisol Toledo, Maria Uriarte, Michiel van Breugel, Hans van der Wal, Maria D. M. Veloso, Hans F. M. Vester, Alberto Vicentini, Ima C. G. Vieira, Tony Vizcarra Bentos, G. Bruce Williamson & Danaë M. A. Rozendaal (2016). Biomass resilience of Neotropical secondary forests. Nature 530, 211–214. doi:10.1038/nature16512

Robin L. Chazdon, Eben N. Broadbent, Danaë M. A. Rozendaal, Frans Bongers, Angélica María Almeyda Zambrano, T. Mitchell Aide, Patricia Balvanera, Justin M. Becknell, Vanessa Boukili, Pedro H. S. Brancalion, Dylan Craven, Jarcilene S. Almeida-Cortez, George A. L. Cabral, Ben de Jong, Julie S. Denslow, Daisy H. Dent, Saara J. DeWalt, Juan M. Dupuy, Sandra M. Durán, Mario M. Espírito-Santo, María C. Fandino, Ricardo G. César, Jefferson S. Hall, José Luis Hernández-Stefanoni, Catarina C. Jakovac, André B. Junqueira, Deborah Kennard, Susan G. Letcher, Madelon Lohbeck, Miguel Martínez-Ramos, Paulo Massoca, Jorge A. Meave, Rita Mesquita, Francisco Mora, Rodrigo Muñoz, Robert Muscarella, Yule R. F. Nunes, Susana Ochoa-Gaona, Edith Orihuela-Belmonte, Marielos Peña-Claros, Eduardo A. Pérez-García, Daniel Piotto, Jennifer S. Powers, Jorge Rodríguez-Velazquez, Isabel Eunice Romero-Pérez, Jorge Ruíz, Juan G. Saldarriaga, Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa, Naomi B. Schwartz, Marc K. Steininger, Nathan G. Swenson, Maria Uriarte, Michiel van Breugel, Hans van der Wal, Maria D. M. Veloso, Hans Vester, Ima Celia G. Vieira, Tony Vizcarra Bentos, G. Bruce Williamson & Lourens Poorter5 (2016) Carbon sequestration potential of second-growth forest regeneration in the Latin American tropics. Science Advances 2:  e1501639. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.1501639

2015

Barry, K.E., S. A. Schnitzer, M. van Breugel & J. S. Hall (2015) Rapid Liana Colonization and Community Development along a Secondary Forest Chronosequence. Biotropica, 47(6): 672–680. doi: 10.1111/btp.12259

Norden, N., H.A. Angarita, F. Bongers, M. Martínez-Ramos, I. Granzow-de la Cerda, M. van Breugel, E. Lebrija-Trejos, J.A. Meave, J. Vandermeer, B. Williamson, B. Finegan, R. Mesquita, R.L. Chazdon (2015) Successional dynamics in Neotropical forests are as uncertain as they are predictable. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science 12(26): 8013-8018. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1500403112

Letcher, S. G., J.R. Lasky, R.L. Chazdon, N. Norden, S.J. Wright, J.A. Meave, E.A. Pérez-García, R. Muñoz, E. Romero-Pérez, A. Andrade, J.L. Andrade, P. Balvanera, J.M. Becknell, T.V. Bentos, R. Bhaskar, F. Bongers, V. Boukili, P.H.S. Brancalion, R.G. César, D.A. Clark, D.B. Clark, D. Craven, A. DeFrancesco, J.M. Dupuy, B. Finegan, E. González-Jiménez, J.S. Hall, K.E. Harms, J.L. Hernández-Stefanoni, P. Hietz, D. Kennard, T.J. Killeen, S.G. Laurance, E.E. Lebrija-Trejos, M. Lohbeck, M. Martínez-Ramos, P.E.S. Massoca, R.C.G. Mesquita, F. Mora, R. Muscarella, H. Paz, F. Pineda-García, J.S. Powers, R. Quesada-Monge, R.R. Rodrigues, M.E. Sandor, L. Sanaphre-Villanueva, E. Schüller, N.G. Swenson, A. Tauro, M. Uriarte, M. van Breugel, O. Vargas-Ramírez, R.A.G. Viani, A.J. Wendt & G.B. Williamson (2015), Environmental gradients and the evolution of successional habitat specialization: a test case with 14 Neotropical forest sites. Journal of Ecology, 103: 1276–1290. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12435

Craven, D., J.S. Hall, G.P. Berlyn, M.S. Ashton & M. van Breugel (2015) Changing gears during succession: shifting functional strategies in young tropical secondary forests. Oecologia 179: 293-305. doi: 10.1007/s00442-015-3339-x

Falster, D. S., R.A. Duursma, M.I. Ishihara, D.R. Barneche, R.G. FitzJohn, A. Vårhammar, M. Aiba, M. Ando, N. Anten, M.J. Aspinwall, J.L. Baltzer, C. Baraloto, M. Battaglia, J.J. Battles, B. Bond-Lamberty, M. van Breugel, J. Camac, Y. Claveau, L. Coll, M. Dannoura, S. Delagrange, J.-C. Domec, F. Fatemi, W. Feng, V. Gargaglione, Y. Goto, A. Hagihara, J.S. Hall, S. Hamilton, D. Harja, T. Hiura, R. Holdaway, L.S. Hutley, T. Ichie, E.J. Jokela, A. Kantola, J.W.G. Kelly, T. Kenzo, D. King, B.D. Kloeppel, T. Kohyama, A. Komiyama, J.-P. Laclau, C.H. Lusk, D.A. Maguire, G. le Maire, A. Mäkelä, L. Markesteijn, J. Marshall, K. McCulloh, I. Miyata, K. Mokany, S. Mori, R.W. Myster, M. Nagano, S.L. Naidu, Y. Nouvellon, A.P. O’Grady, K.L. O’Hara, T. Ohtsuka, N. Osada, O.O. Osunkoya, P.L. Peri, A.M. Petritan, L. Poorter, A. Portsmuth, C. Potvin, J. Ransijn, D. Reid, S.C. Ribeiro, S.D. Roberts, R. Rodríguez, A. Saldaña-Acosta, I. Santa-Regina, K. Sasa, N.G. Selaya, S.C. Sillett, F. Sterck, K. Takagi, T. Tange, H. Tanouchi, D. Tissue, T. Umehara, H. Utsugi, M.A. Vadeboncoeur, F. Valladares, P. Vanninen, J.R. Wang, E. Wenk, R. Williams, F. de Aquino Ximenes, A. Yamaba, T. Yamada, T. Yamakura, R.D. Yanai & R.A. York (2015), BAAD: a Biomass And Allometry Database for woody plants. Ecology, 96: 1445. doi:10.1890/14-1889.1

van Breugel P., R. Kindt, J.-P.B. Lillesø & M. van Breugel (2015) Environmental Gap Analysis to Prioritize Conservation Efforts in Eastern Africa. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0121444. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0121444

2014

Lohbeck, M., L. Poorter, M. Martínez-Ramos, J. Rodriguez-Velázquez, M. van Breugel & F. Bongers (2014) Changing drivers of species dominance during tropical forest succession. Functional Ecology, 28: 1052–1058, doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12240

2013

Batterman, S.A., L.O. Hedin, M. van Breugel, J. Ransijn, D.J. Craven & J.S. Hall (2013) Key role of symbiotic dinitrogen fixation in tropical forest secondary succession. Nature, 502: 224–227, doi: 10.1038/nature12525

Van Breugel, M., J.S. Hall, D.J. Craven, M. Bailon, A. Hernandez, M. Abbene, & P. van Breugel (2013) Succession of ephemeral secondary forests and their limited role for the conservation of floristic diversity in a human-modified tropical landscape. PLoS ONE, 8(12): e82433, doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082433. Open access.

Zimmermann, B., A. Zimmermann, H.L. Scheckenbach, T.Schmid, J.S. Hall & M. van Breugel (2013) Changes in rainfall interception along a secondary forest succession gradient in lowland Panama. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 17: 4659-4670, doi:10.5194/hess-17-4659-2013. Open access.

Asner, G.P., J. Mascaro, C. Anderson, D.E. Knapp, R.E. Martin, T. Kennedy-Bowdoin, M. van Breugel, S. Davies, J.S. Hall, H.C. Muller-Landau, C. Potvin, W. Sousa, J. Wright and E. Bermingham. (2013) High-fidelity national carbon mapping for resource management and REDD+. Carbon Balance and Management 2013, 8:7, doi :10.1186/1750-0680-8-7. Open access.

2012

Lohbeck, M., L. Poorter, H. Paz, L. Pla, M. van Breugel, M. Martínez-Ramos & F. Bongers (2012) Functional diversity changes during tropical forest successionPerspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 14 (2): 89-96, doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2011.10.002. Download here.

Letcher, S., R. Chazdon, A. Andrade, F. Bongers, M. van Breugel, B. Finegan, S. Laurance, R. Mesquita, M. Martínez-Ramos & G. Williamson (2012). Phylogenetic community structure during succession: evidence from three Neotropical forest sites. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics, 14(2): 79-87, doi: 10.1016/j.ppees.2011.09.005. Download here.

Van Breugel, M., P. van Breugel, P. Jansen, M. Martínez-Ramos & F. Bongers (2012). The relative importance of above- versus belowground competition for tree growth during early succession of a tropical moist forest. Plant Ecology 213 (1): 25-34, doi: 10.1007/s11258-011-0003-3. Open access.

Asner, G. P. , J. Mascaro, H.C. Muller-Landau, G. Vieilledent, R.Vaudry, M. Rasamoelina, J. Hall & M. van Breugel (2012). A Universal Airborne LiDAR Approach for Tropical Forest Carbon Mapping. Oecologia 168:1147–1160, doi: 10.1007/s00442-011-2165-z. Download here.

2011

Van Breugel, M., J. Ransijn, D.J. Craven, F. Bongers & J.S. Hall (2011) Estimating carbon stock in secondary forests: Decisions and uncertainties associated with allometric biomass models. Forest Ecology and Management 262 (8): 1648-1657, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2011.07.018

Van Breugel, M., J.S. Hall, D.J. Craven, T.G. Gregoire, A. Park, D.H. Dent, M.H. Wishnie, E. Mariscal, J. Deago, D. Ibarra, N. Cedeño & M.S. Ashton (2011) Early growth and survival of 49 tropical tree species across sites differing in soil fertility and rainfall in Panama. Forest Ecology and Management 261: 1580-1589, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2010.08.019

Visser, M.D., E. Jongejans, M. van Breugel, P.A. Zuidema, Y.-Y. Chen, A. R. Kassim & H.de Kroon (2011) Strict mast fruiting for a tropical dipterocarp tree: A demographic cost-benefit analysis of delayed reproduction and seed predation. Journal of Ecology 99: 1033–1044, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2011.01825.x

Mascaro, J., G. P. Asner, H.C. Muller-Landau, M. van Breugel, J.S. Hall, & K. Dahlin (2011) Controls over aboveground forest carbon density on Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Biogeosciences 8: 1615-1629, doi: 10.5194/bg-8-1615-2011. Open access.

Paul, Gillian S. F. Montagnini, G.P. Berlyn, D.J. Craven, M. van Breugel & J.S. Hall (2011) Comparisons of foliar herbivory and leaf defense traits among native tree species in a young plantation of Central Panama. New Forests, 3: 69-87, doi: 10.1007/s11056-011-9267-7

Neumann-Cosel, L., B. Zimmermann, J.S. Hall, M.van Breugel & H. Elsenbeer (2011) Soil carbon dynamics under young tropical secondary forests on former pastures—A case study from Panama. Forest Ecology and Management 261: 1625-1633, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2010.07.023

Hassler, S., B. Zimmermann, M.van Breugel, J.S. Hall & H. Elsenbeer (2011) Recovery of saturated hydraulic conductivity under secondary succession on former pasture in the humid tropics. Forest Ecology and Management 261: 1634-1642, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2010.06.031

Hall, J.S., B.E. Love, E.J. Garen, J.L. Slusser, K. Saltonstall, S.Mathias, M. van Breugel, D.Ibarra, E.W. Bork, D. Spaner, M.H. Wishnie & M.S. Ashton (2011) Tree plantations on farms: Evaluating growth and potential for success. Forest Ecology and Management 261: 1675-1683, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2010.09.042

2010

Park, A.D., M. van Breugel, M.S. Ashton, M. Wishnie, E.Mariscal, J.Deago, D. Ibarra, N. Cedeño, & J.S. Hall (2010) Local and regional environmental variation influences the growth of tropical trees in selection trials in the Republic of Panama. Forest Ecology and Management 260: 12-21, doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2010.03.021

2008

Brienen, R.J.W., E. Lebrija-Trejos, M. van Breugel, E.A. Pérez-García, F. Bongers, J.A. Meave & M. Martínez-Ramos (2008) The Potential of tree rings for the study of forest succession in southern Mexico. Biotropica 41: 186-195, doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2008.00462.x

Chazdon, R.L., C.A. Harvey, O. Komar, D.M. Griffith, B.G. Ferguson, M. Martínez-Ramos, H. Morales, R. Nigh, L. Soto-Pinto, M. van Breugel & S.M. Philpott (2008) Beyond reserves: A research agenda for conserving biodiversity in human-modified tropical landscapes. Biotropica 41: 142-153, doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2008.00471.x

Harvey, C.A., O. Komar, R. Chazdon, B.G. Ferguson, B. Finegan, D.M. Griffith, M. Martínez-Ramos, H. Morales, R. Nigh, L. Soto-Pinto, M. Van Breugel & M. Wishnie (2008) Integrating agricultural landscapes with biodiversity conservation in the Mesoamerican hotspot. Conservation Biology 22: 8-15, doi: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2007.00863.x

López-Toledo, L., M. Martínez, M. van Breugel & F.J. Sterck (2008) Soil and light effects on the sapling performance of the shade-tolerant species Brosimum alicastrum (Moraceae) in a Mexican tropical rain forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology 24: 629–637, doi: 10.1017/S0266467408005427. Download here.

2007

Dekker, M., M. van Breugel & F. J. Sterck (2007) Effective height development of four co-occurring species in the gap-phase regeneration of Douglas fir monocultures under nature-oriented conversion. Forest Ecology and Management 238: 189-198, doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2006.10.012

Chazdon, R. L., S. Letcher, M. van Breugel, M. Martínez-Ramos, F. Bongers & B. Finegan (2007) Rates of change in tree communities of secondary Neotropical forests following major disturbances. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 362: 273-289, doi: 10.1098/rstb.2006.1990. Download here.

Van Breugel, M., F. Bongers & M. Martínez-Ramos (2007) Species Dynamics during early secondary forest succession: recruitment, mortality and species turnover. Biotropica 39: 610-619, doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2007.00316.x

2006

Van Breugel, M., M. Martínez-Ramos & F. Bongers (2006) Community dynamics during early secondary succession in Mexican tropical rain forests. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22: 663-674, doi: 10.1017/S0266467406003452


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