R J Scholes

Summary

Affiliation: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A biodiversity intactness index
    R J Scholes
    CSIR Environmentek, PO Box 395, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
    Nature 434:45-9. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Ecology. Toward a global biodiversity observing system
    R J Scholes
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Natural Resources and Environment, Post Office Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Science 321:1044-5. 2008
  3. pmc Complexity in water and carbon dioxide fluxes following rain pulses in an African savanna
    Christopher Alan Williams
    Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
    Oecologia 161:469-80. 2009
  4. pmc The charcoal trap: Miombo forests and the energy needs of people
    Werner L Kutsch
    Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute vTI, Institute for Agricultural Climate Research, Bundesallee 50, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Carbon Balance Manag 6:5. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Systematic long-term observations of the global carbon cycle
    R J Scholes
    CSIR Natural Resources and Environment, PO Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:427-30. 2009
  6. pmc Measuring conditions and trends in ecosystem services at multiple scales: the Southern African Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (SAfMA) experience
    A S van Jaarsveld
    Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Stellenbosch 7201, South Africa
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:425-41. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Diversity without representation
    Michel Loreau
    Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada
    Nature 442:245-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Dryland ecosystems: the coupled stochastic dynamics of soil water and vegetation and the role of rainfall seasonality
    R Vezzoli
    DIIAR, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 77:051908. 2008

Collaborators

  • M Loreau
  • Werner L Kutsch
  • Christopher Alan Williams
  • R Vezzoli
  • A S van Jaarsveld
  • Lutz Merbold
  • Olaf Kolle
  • Maurice Muchinda
  • Mukufute M Mukelabai
  • Waldemar Ziegler
  • Werner Kutsch
  • Niall Hanan
  • C De Michele
  • H Pavlopoulos
  • T Lynam
  • E Bohensky
  • R Biggs
  • C Musvoto
  • B Reyers
  • C Fabricius

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint A biodiversity intactness index
    R J Scholes
    CSIR Environmentek, PO Box 395, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa
    Nature 434:45-9. 2005
    ..During the 1990s, a population decline of 0.8% is estimated to have occurred...
  2. doi request reprint Ecology. Toward a global biodiversity observing system
    R J Scholes
    Council of Scientific and Industrial Research CSIR, Natural Resources and Environment, Post Office Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Science 321:1044-5. 2008
  3. pmc Complexity in water and carbon dioxide fluxes following rain pulses in an African savanna
    Christopher Alan Williams
    Graduate School of Geography, Clark University, 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610, USA
    Oecologia 161:469-80. 2009
    ..Both processes exhibit nonlinear functional responses that vary seasonally. We conclude that a more mechanistic approach than simple pulse modeling is needed to represent daily ecosystem C processes in semiarid savannas...
  4. pmc The charcoal trap: Miombo forests and the energy needs of people
    Werner L Kutsch
    Johann Heinrich von Thünen Institute vTI, Institute for Agricultural Climate Research, Bundesallee 50, 38116 Braunschweig, Germany
    Carbon Balance Manag 6:5. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. doi request reprint Systematic long-term observations of the global carbon cycle
    R J Scholes
    CSIR Natural Resources and Environment, PO Box 395, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:427-30. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Measuring conditions and trends in ecosystem services at multiple scales: the Southern African Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (SAfMA) experience
    A S van Jaarsveld
    Department of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Stellenbosch 7201, South Africa
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:425-41. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Diversity without representation
    Michel Loreau
    Department of Biology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1B1, Canada
    Nature 442:245-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Dryland ecosystems: the coupled stochastic dynamics of soil water and vegetation and the role of rainfall seasonality
    R Vezzoli
    DIIAR, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy
    Phys Rev E Stat Nonlin Soft Matter Phys 77:051908. 2008
    ..The results show how the seasonality of rainfall influences the oscillation of the ecosystem between its vegetated steady state during the wet season and its unvegetated steady state during the dry season...