Richard G Pearson

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Affiliation: American Museum of Natural History
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The evolution of local endemism in madagascar: watershed versus climatic gradient hypotheses evaluated by null biogeographic models
    Richard G Pearson
    Department of Herpetology, American Nuseum of Natural History, New York, New York 10024, USA
    Evolution 63:959-67. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Climate change and the migration capacity of species
    Richard G Pearson
    Department of Herpetology and Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:111-3. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Applications of ecological niche modeling for species delimitation: a review and empirical evaluation using day geckos (Phelsuma) from Madagascar
    Christopher J Raxworthy
    Department of Herpetology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024 5192, USA
    Syst Biol 56:907-23. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Biodiversity conservation: uncertainty in predictions of extinction risk
    Wilfried Thuiller
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Nature 430:1 p following 33; discussion following 33. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Environmental variation and the predator-specific responses of tropical stream insects: effects of temperature and predation on survival and development of Australian Chironomidae (Diptera)
    Brendan G McKie
    School of Tropical Biology and the Rainforest Cooperative Research Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Oecologia 149:328-39. 2006
  6. pmc Predicting extinction risks under climate change: coupling stochastic population models with dynamic bioclimatic habitat models
    David A Keith
    NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change, PO Box 1967, Hurstville, NSW 2220, Australia
    Biol Lett 4:560-3. 2008

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Publications6

  1. doi request reprint The evolution of local endemism in madagascar: watershed versus climatic gradient hypotheses evaluated by null biogeographic models
    Richard G Pearson
    Department of Herpetology, American Nuseum of Natural History, New York, New York 10024, USA
    Evolution 63:959-67. 2009
    ..Our findings thus indicate that pluralistic approaches will offer the best option both for understanding processes that generate local endemism, and for incorporating endemism within conservation priority setting...
  2. ncbi request reprint Climate change and the migration capacity of species
    Richard G Pearson
    Department of Herpetology and Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:111-3. 2006
    ..However, the detection of late-glacial refugia close to modern range limits also implies that some of our most catastrophic projections might be overstated...
  3. ncbi request reprint Applications of ecological niche modeling for species delimitation: a review and empirical evaluation using day geckos (Phelsuma) from Madagascar
    Christopher J Raxworthy
    Department of Herpetology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024 5192, USA
    Syst Biol 56:907-23. 2007
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  4. ncbi request reprint Biodiversity conservation: uncertainty in predictions of extinction risk
    Wilfried Thuiller
    Centre d Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS, 34293 Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Nature 430:1 p following 33; discussion following 33. 2004
    ..6% to 78.6% extinctions), we find that two additional sources of uncertainty may substantially increase the variability in predictions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Environmental variation and the predator-specific responses of tropical stream insects: effects of temperature and predation on survival and development of Australian Chironomidae (Diptera)
    Brendan G McKie
    School of Tropical Biology and the Rainforest Cooperative Research Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
    Oecologia 149:328-39. 2006
    ..Our results indicate a more limited scope for environmental modification of predator-prey relationships in faunas characterised by broad physiological tolerances...
  6. pmc Predicting extinction risks under climate change: coupling stochastic population models with dynamic bioclimatic habitat models
    David A Keith
    NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change, PO Box 1967, Hurstville, NSW 2220, Australia
    Biol Lett 4:560-3. 2008
    ....