K J Willis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Species diversity--scale matters
    Katherine J Willis
    School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3TB, UK
    Science 295:1245-8. 2002
  2. pmc Determining the response of African biota to climate change: using the past to model the future
    K J Willis
    Long term Ecology Laboratory, Biodiversity Institute, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120491. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Ecology. How 'virgin' is virgin rainforest?
    K J Willis
    Oxford Long term Ecology Laboratory, Biodiversity Research Group, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3TB, UK
    Science 304:402-3. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Biodiversity baselines, thresholds and resilience: testing predictions and assumptions using palaeoecological data
    K J Willis
    University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:583-91. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Quantification of UV-B flux through time using UV-B-absorbing compounds contained in fossil Pinus sporopollenin
    K J Willis
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    New Phytol 192:553-60. 2011
  6. pmc The role of Quaternary environmental change in plant macroevolution: the exception or the rule?
    Katherine J Willis
    School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3TB, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:159-72; discussion 172. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint 4200 years of pine-dominated upland forest dynamics in west-central Mexico: human or natural legacy?
    Blanca L Figueroa-Rangel
    Oxford Long term Ecology Laboratory, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, School of Geography, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY, United Kingdom
    Ecology 89:1893-907. 2008
  8. pmc How can a knowledge of the past help to conserve the future? Biodiversity conservation and the relevance of long-term ecological studies
    Katherine J Willis
    Long term Ecology Laboratory, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:175-86. 2007
  9. pmc Culture or climate? The relative influences of past processes on the composition of the lowland Congo rainforest
    Terry M Brncic
    Oxford Long term Ecology Laboratory, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:229-42. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Testing the impact of climate variability on European plant diversity: 320,000 years of water-energy dynamics and its long-term influence on plant taxonomic richness
    Katherine J Willis
    Biodiversity Research Group, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, Oxford, UK
    Ecol Lett 10:673-9. 2007

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Species diversity--scale matters
    Katherine J Willis
    School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3TB, UK
    Science 295:1245-8. 2002
  2. pmc Determining the response of African biota to climate change: using the past to model the future
    K J Willis
    Long term Ecology Laboratory, Biodiversity Institute, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120491. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Ecology. How 'virgin' is virgin rainforest?
    K J Willis
    Oxford Long term Ecology Laboratory, Biodiversity Research Group, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3TB, UK
    Science 304:402-3. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Biodiversity baselines, thresholds and resilience: testing predictions and assumptions using palaeoecological data
    K J Willis
    University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 25:583-91. 2010
    ..We stress the importance of long-term palaeoecological data in fully understanding contemporary and future biotic responses...
  5. doi request reprint Quantification of UV-B flux through time using UV-B-absorbing compounds contained in fossil Pinus sporopollenin
    K J Willis
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3PS, UK
    New Phytol 192:553-60. 2011
    ..Using this technique, we present the first record of UV-B flux during the last 9500 yr from a site near Bergen, Norway...
  6. pmc The role of Quaternary environmental change in plant macroevolution: the exception or the rule?
    Katherine J Willis
    School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3TB, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:159-72; discussion 172. 2004
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint 4200 years of pine-dominated upland forest dynamics in west-central Mexico: human or natural legacy?
    Blanca L Figueroa-Rangel
    Oxford Long term Ecology Laboratory, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, School of Geography, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3QY, United Kingdom
    Ecology 89:1893-907. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc How can a knowledge of the past help to conserve the future? Biodiversity conservation and the relevance of long-term ecological studies
    Katherine J Willis
    Long term Ecology Laboratory, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:175-86. 2007
    ..The pivotal issue of this paper is not whether long-term records are of interest to conservation biologists, but how they can actually be utilized in conservation practice and policy...
  9. pmc Culture or climate? The relative influences of past processes on the composition of the lowland Congo rainforest
    Terry M Brncic
    Oxford Long term Ecology Laboratory, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3QY, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 362:229-42. 2007
    ..Results from this study are discussed in terms of their implications for the present and future management of this globally important forested region...
  10. ncbi request reprint Testing the impact of climate variability on European plant diversity: 320,000 years of water-energy dynamics and its long-term influence on plant taxonomic richness
    Katherine J Willis
    Biodiversity Research Group, Oxford University Centre for the Environment, Oxford, UK
    Ecol Lett 10:673-9. 2007
    ..These findings have important implications for predicting richness at times of increasing climate variability...