Paul R Moorcroft

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint How close are we to a predictive science of the biosphere?
    Paul R Moorcroft
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:400-7. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Confronting model predictions of carbon fluxes with measurements of Amazon forests subjected to experimental drought
    Thomas L Powell
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 02138, USA
    New Phytol 200:350-65. 2013
  3. pmc Mechanistic home range models capture spatial patterns and dynamics of coyote territories in Yellowstone
    Paul R Moorcroft
    OEB Department, Harvard University, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1651-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanistic home range models and resource selection analysis: a reconciliation and unification
    Paul R Moorcroft
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 22 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Ecology 89:1112-9. 2008
  5. pmc Variability in solar radiation and temperature explains observed patterns and trends in tree growth rates across four tropical forests
    Shirley Xiaobi Dong
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3923-31. 2012
  6. pmc Predicting ecosystem dynamics at regional scales: an evaluation of a terrestrial biosphere model for the forests of northeastern North America
    David Medvigy
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:222-35. 2012
  7. pmc Responses of terrestrial ecosystems and carbon budgets to current and future environmental variability
    David Medvigy
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8275-80. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Analytic steady-state space use patterns and rapid computations in mechanistic home range analysis
    Alex H Barnett
    Department of Mathematics, Dartmouth College, 6188 Kemeny Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Math Biol 57:139-59. 2008

Collaborators

  • Paulo M Brando
  • Yadvinder Malhi
  • Scott R Saleska
  • David Medvigy
  • Alex H Barnett
  • Thomas L Powell
  • Shirley Xiaobi Dong
  • Marcos Heil Costa
  • Mathew Williams
  • Naomi M Levine
  • Antonio Carlos Lola da Costa
  • Samuel Almeida
  • Anna Harper
  • Eleneide Sotta
  • Patrick Meir
  • Lucy Rowland
  • Hewlley M A Imbuzeiro
  • Bradley O Christoffersen
  • David R Galbraith
  • Sylvester Tan
  • M N Nur Supardi
  • Peter S Ashton
  • Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin
  • Abd Rahman Kassim
  • Stuart J Davies

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint How close are we to a predictive science of the biosphere?
    Paul R Moorcroft
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:400-7. 2006
    ..Only by systematically evaluating the predictions of terrestrial biosphere models against suites of ecosystem observations and experiments measurements will a true predictive science of the biosphere be achieved...
  2. ncbi request reprint Confronting model predictions of carbon fluxes with measurements of Amazon forests subjected to experimental drought
    Thomas L Powell
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 02138, USA
    New Phytol 200:350-65. 2013
    ..Thirdly, the phenomenological water-stress functions used by the terrestrial biosphere models to represent the effects of soil moisture on stomatal conductance yielded unrealistic diurnal and seasonal responses to drought...
  3. pmc Mechanistic home range models capture spatial patterns and dynamics of coyote territories in Yellowstone
    Paul R Moorcroft
    OEB Department, Harvard University, 22 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1651-9. 2006
    ..We then show how the fitted mechanistic home range model can be used to correctly predict observed shifts in the patterns of coyote space-use in response to perturbation...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanistic home range models and resource selection analysis: a reconciliation and unification
    Paul R Moorcroft
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 22 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Ecology 89:1112-9. 2008
    ..The resulting unified framework combines the simplicity of resource selection analysis with the spatially explicit and predictive capabilities of mechanistic home range models...
  5. pmc Variability in solar radiation and temperature explains observed patterns and trends in tree growth rates across four tropical forests
    Shirley Xiaobi Dong
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 279:3923-31. 2012
    ..The combined temperature and radiation responses identified in this study provide a potential explanation for the conflicting patterns in tree growth rates found in previous studies...
  6. pmc Predicting ecosystem dynamics at regional scales: an evaluation of a terrestrial biosphere model for the forests of northeastern North America
    David Medvigy
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 367:222-35. 2012
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  7. pmc Responses of terrestrial ecosystems and carbon budgets to current and future environmental variability
    David Medvigy
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:8275-80. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Analytic steady-state space use patterns and rapid computations in mechanistic home range analysis
    Alex H Barnett
    Department of Mathematics, Dartmouth College, 6188 Kemeny Hall, Hanover, NH 03755, USA
    J Math Biol 57:139-59. 2008
    ..Our factorization allows such numerical simulations to be done extremely fast; we expect this to aid the computationally intensive task of model parameter fitting and inverse modeling...