Nick J B Isaac

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Zoology
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc How species respond to multiple extinction threats
    Nick J B Isaac
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1135-41. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of species richness in mammals: body size, life history, and ecology
    Nick J B Isaac
    Division of Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 165:600-7. 2005
  3. pmc Mammals on the EDGE: conservation priorities based on threat and phylogeny
    Nick J B Isaac
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e296. 2007
  4. pmc High variability in patterns of population decline: the importance of local processes in species extinctions
    Guy Cowlishaw
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:63-9. 2009
  5. pmc Space-use scaling and home range overlap in primates
    Fiona Pearce
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122122. 2013
  6. pmc Investing in evolutionary history: implementing a phylogenetic approach for mammal conservation
    Ben Collen
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2611-22. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint The scaling of abundance in consumers and their resources: implications for the energy equivalence rule
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 170:479-84. 2007
  8. pmc Can unified theories of biodiversity explain mammalian macroecological patterns?
    Kate E Jones
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2554-63. 2011
  9. pmc Are most species small? Not within species-level phylogenies
    C David L Orme
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1279-87. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint How far do animals go? Determinants of day range in mammals
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 165:290-7. 2005

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc How species respond to multiple extinction threats
    Nick J B Isaac
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1135-41. 2004
    ..Our analyses therefore indicate that a species' vulnerability to local extinction can be highly variable and is likely to depend on both threat type and biology...
  2. ncbi request reprint Correlates of species richness in mammals: body size, life history, and ecology
    Nick J B Isaac
    Division of Biology, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berkshire SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 165:600-7. 2005
    ..Our analyses provide no evidence that mammalian species richness is associated with body size or degree of sexual dimorphism...
  3. pmc Mammals on the EDGE: conservation priorities based on threat and phylogeny
    Nick J B Isaac
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 2:e296. 2007
    ..The results suggest that global conservation priorities may have to be reassessed in order to prevent a disproportionately large amount of mammalian evolutionary history becoming extinct in the near future...
  4. pmc High variability in patterns of population decline: the importance of local processes in species extinctions
    Guy Cowlishaw
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 276:63-9. 2009
    ..The increased recognition and elucidation of local-scale processes in species declines will improve our ability to conserve biodiversity in the future...
  5. pmc Space-use scaling and home range overlap in primates
    Fiona Pearce
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122122. 2013
    ..We conclude that home range overlap is somewhat predictable, but the theoretical basis of animal space use remains patchy...
  6. pmc Investing in evolutionary history: implementing a phylogenetic approach for mammal conservation
    Ben Collen
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2611-22. 2011
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  7. ncbi request reprint The scaling of abundance in consumers and their resources: implications for the energy equivalence rule
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 170:479-84. 2007
    ..Our model predictions explain several inconsistencies in the observed scaling of vertebrate abundance among ecological and taxonomic groups and provide a broad framework for understanding variation in abundance...
  8. pmc Can unified theories of biodiversity explain mammalian macroecological patterns?
    Kate E Jones
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2554-63. 2011
    ..Specifically, we suggest that UTBs need to incorporate the dimensions of geographical space, species' traits and time to reconcile theory with pattern...
  9. pmc Are most species small? Not within species-level phylogenies
    C David L Orme
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot SL5 7PY, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1279-87. 2002
    ..We explore possible explanations for the inconsistency of our findings with macro-ecological patterns...
  10. ncbi request reprint How far do animals go? Determinants of day range in mammals
    Chris Carbone
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London NW1 4RY, United Kingdom
    Am Nat 165:290-7. 2005
    ..Day ranges increase with group size in carnivores but not in other taxonomic groups...
  11. doi request reprint Why are metabolic scaling exponents so controversial? Quantifying variance and testing hypotheses
    Nick J B Isaac
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, UK
    Ecol Lett 13:728-35. 2010
    ..We conclude that current theories are inadequate to explain the full range of metabolic scaling patterns observed in nature...
  12. ncbi request reprint Phylogenetically nested comparisons for testing correlates of species richness: a simulation study of continuous variables
    Nick J B Isaac
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College, Silwood Park, Ascot, Berks SL5 7PY, United Kingdom
    Evolution 57:18-26. 2003
    ..We provide a set of simple guidelines to maximize the performance of phylogenetically nested comparisons in tests of putative correlates of species richness...
  13. doi request reprint Dominance and affiliation mediate despotism in a social primate
    Andrew J King
    Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regent s Park, London, NW1 4RY, UK
    Curr Biol 18:1833-8. 2008
    ..Our findings highlight the importance of leader incentives and social relationships in group decision-making processes and the emergence of despotism...
  14. pmc Global patterns of evolutionary distinct and globally endangered amphibians and mammals
    Kamran Safi
    Department for Migration and Immuno ecology, Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e63582. 2013
    ..In addition, we investigate whether environmental conditions can predict the observed spatial pattern in ED and EDGE globally...