Richard G Pearson
Affiliation: American Museum of Natural History
- The evolution of local endemism in madagascar: watershed versus climatic gradient hypotheses evaluated by null biogeographic modelsRichard 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...
- Climate change and the migration capacity of speciesRichard 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...
- Applications of ecological niche modeling for species delimitation: a review and empirical evaluation using day geckos (Phelsuma) from MadagascarChristopher J Raxworthy
Department of Herpetology, American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY 10024 5192, USA
Syst Biol 56:907-23. 2007....
- Biodiversity conservation: uncertainty in predictions of extinction riskWilfried 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...
- 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...
- Predicting extinction risks under climate change: coupling stochastic population models with dynamic bioclimatic habitat modelsDavid A Keith
NSW Department of Environment and Climate Change, PO Box 1967, Hurstville, NSW 2220, Australia
Biol Lett 4:560-3. 2008....