Simon L Lewis

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Affiliation: Centre for Online Health

Publications

  1. pmc Concerted changes in tropical forest structure and dynamics: evidence from 50 South American long-term plots
    S L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:421-36. 2004
  2. pmc Fingerprinting the impacts of global change on tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:437-62. 2004
  3. pmc Tropical forests and the changing earth system
    Simon L Lewis
    School of Geography, Earth and Biosphere Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:195-210. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Drought-mortality relationships for tropical forests
    Oliver L Phillips
    Ecology and Global Change, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    New Phytol 187:631-46. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Drought sensitivity of the Amazon rainforest
    Oliver L Phillips
    Ecology and Global Change, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Science 323:1344-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Increasing carbon storage in intact African tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 457:1003-6. 2009
  7. pmc The changing Amazon forest
    Oliver L Phillips
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1819-27. 2008
  8. pmc Soil does not explain monodominance in a Central African tropical forest
    Kelvin S H Peh
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e16996. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing dominance of large lianas in Amazonian forests
    Oliver L Phillips
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, School of Geography, University of Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 418:770-4. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Drought-induced shifts in the floristic and functional composition of tropical forests in Ghana
    Sophie Fauset
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
    Ecol Lett 15:1120-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Concerted changes in tropical forest structure and dynamics: evidence from 50 South American long-term plots
    S L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:421-36. 2004
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  2. pmc Fingerprinting the impacts of global change on tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:437-62. 2004
    ..Finally, we discuss how these drivers may change in the future and the possible consequences for tropical forests...
  3. pmc Tropical forests and the changing earth system
    Simon L Lewis
    School of Geography, Earth and Biosphere Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 361:195-210. 2006
    ..Given that continued land-use change alone is already thought to be causing the sixth mass extinction event in Earth's history, should such feedbacks occur, the resulting biodiversity and societal consequences would be even more severe...
  4. ncbi request reprint Drought-mortality relationships for tropical forests
    Oliver L Phillips
    Ecology and Global Change, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    New Phytol 187:631-46. 2010
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Drought sensitivity of the Amazon rainforest
    Oliver L Phillips
    Ecology and Global Change, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Science 323:1344-7. 2009
    ..2 to 1.6 petagrams (1.2 x 10(15) to 1.6 x 10(15) grams). Amazon forests therefore appear vulnerable to increasing moisture stress, with the potential for large carbon losses to exert feedback on climate change...
  6. doi request reprint Increasing carbon storage in intact African tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 457:1003-6. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc The changing Amazon forest
    Oliver L Phillips
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1819-27. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Soil does not explain monodominance in a Central African tropical forest
    Kelvin S H Peh
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e16996. 2011
    ..Here we present the soil characteristics of the G. dewevrei forest and quantify whether soil physical and chemical properties in this monodominant forest are significantly different from the adjacent mixed forest...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increasing dominance of large lianas in Amazonian forests
    Oliver L Phillips
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, School of Geography, University of Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 418:770-4. 2002
    ..Predictions of future tropical carbon fluxes will need to account for the changing composition and dynamics of supposedly undisturbed forests...
  10. ncbi request reprint Drought-induced shifts in the floristic and functional composition of tropical forests in Ghana
    Sophie Fauset
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, UK
    Ecol Lett 15:1120-9. 2012
    ..Our results indicate that by altering composition in favour of drought-tolerant species, the biomass stocks of these forests may be more resilient to longer term drought than short-term studies of severe individual droughts suggest...
  11. doi request reprint The 2010 Amazon drought
    Simon L Lewis
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Science 331:554. 2011
    ..2 × 10(15) grams of carbon [95% confidence intervals (CIs) are 1.2 and 3.4], largely longer-term committed emissions from drought-induced tree deaths, compared with 1.6 × 10(15) grams of carbon (CIs 0.8 and 2.6) for the 2005 event...
  12. doi request reprint Are the dynamics of tropical forests dominated by large and rare disturbance events?
    Jon Lloyd
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Ecol Lett 12:E19-21; discussion E22-5. 2009
    ..2008) utilized a modelling framework to investigate disturbance effects on forest biomass dynamics. But it contains serious methodological and conceptual errors. Associated conclusions are unlikely to be correct...
  13. pmc Mixed-forest species establishment in a monodominant forest in central Africa: implications for tropical forest invasibility
    Kelvin S H Peh
    Institute for Life Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom Ecology and Global Change group, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom Conservation Science Group, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e97585. 2014
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  14. pmc Predictive systems ecology
    Matthew R Evans
    School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Road, London E1 4NS, UK, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge, Downing Place, Cambridge CB2 3EN, UK, Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 7ZB, UK, Centre for Ecology and Conservation, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus TR10 9EZ, UK, Instituto Multidisciplinario de BiologíaVegetal CONICET UNC and FCEFyN, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, Casilla de Correo 495, Cordoba 5000, Argentina, Computational Science Laboratory, Microsoft Research, 21 Station Road, Cambridge CB1 2FB, UK, IFREMER, Laboratorie Ressources Halieutiques, 150 Quai Gambetta, BP 699, Boulogne sur mer 62321, France, Helmhotz Center for Environmental Research, Department of Ecological Modelling, Permoserstrasse 15, Leipzig 04318, Germany, Earth and Biosphere Institute, University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK, Faculty of Health Sciences
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20131452. 2013
    ..Significant challenges remain but we suggest that ecology would benefit both as a scientific discipline and increase its impact in society if it were to embrace the need to become more predictive. ..
  15. ncbi request reprint Impacts of global atmospheric change on tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:173-4; author reply 174-5. 2006
  16. pmc Increasing biomass in Amazonian forest plots
    Timothy R Baker
    Max Planck Institut für Biogeochemie, Postfach 10 01 64, D 07701 Jena, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:353-65. 2004
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