Nathan G Swenson

Summary

Affiliation: Michigan State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Species-time-area and phylogenetic-time-area relationships in tropical tree communities
    Nathan G Swenson
    Plant Biology Department, Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan, 48824
    Ecol Evol 3:1173-83. 2013
  2. doi The role of evolutionary processes in producing biodiversity patterns, and the interrelationships between taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic biodiversity
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Am J Bot 98:472-80. 2011
  3. doi Phylogenetic analyses of ecological communities using DNA barcode data
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 858:409-19. 2012
  4. ncbi Temporal turnover in the composition of tropical tree communities: functional determinism and phylogenetic stochasticity
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Ecology 93:490-9. 2012
  5. ncbi Plant geography upon the basis of functional traits: an example from eastern North American trees
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Ecology 91:2234-41. 2010
  6. pmc Deterministic tropical tree community turnover: evidence from patterns of functional beta diversity along an elevational gradient
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:877-84. 2011
  7. doi Mapping the suturing of a continental biota
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:5324-7. 2010
  8. pmc Phylogenetic beta diversity metrics, trait evolution and inferring the functional beta diversity of communities
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21264. 2011

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Species-time-area and phylogenetic-time-area relationships in tropical tree communities
    Nathan G Swenson
    Plant Biology Department, Michigan State University East Lansing, Michigan, 48824
    Ecol Evol 3:1173-83. 2013
    ..Thus, diversity-area relationships could forecast the temporal accumulation of biodiversity of the forests, but they failed to "back-cast" the temporal accumulation of biodiversity suggesting a decoupling of space and time...
  2. doi The role of evolutionary processes in producing biodiversity patterns, and the interrelationships between taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic biodiversity
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Am J Bot 98:472-80. 2011
    ..The review ends with a brief outlook on future challenges for those studying biodiversity, including outstanding hypotheses that need testing and key data limitations...
  3. doi Phylogenetic analyses of ecological communities using DNA barcode data
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
    Methods Mol Biol 858:409-19. 2012
    ..The analytical approach is presented using the freely available and widely used software platform "R"...
  4. ncbi Temporal turnover in the composition of tropical tree communities: functional determinism and phylogenetic stochasticity
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Ecology 93:490-9. 2012
    ..Predicting future changes in the composition of disturbed and undisturbed forests may therefore be tractable when using a functional-trait-based approach...
  5. ncbi Plant geography upon the basis of functional traits: an example from eastern North American trees
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
    Ecology 91:2234-41. 2010
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  6. pmc Deterministic tropical tree community turnover: evidence from patterns of functional beta diversity along an elevational gradient
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:877-84. 2011
    ..These observed patterns of functional beta diversity are shown to be highly non-random and support a deterministic model of tropical tree community assembly and turnover...
  7. doi Mapping the suturing of a continental biota
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Mol Ecol 19:5324-7. 2010
    ..The work greatly enhances our knowledge of suture zones by extending previous work that has focused less on amphibians and by explicitly considering the relationship between species richness and suture zones...
  8. pmc Phylogenetic beta diversity metrics, trait evolution and inferring the functional beta diversity of communities
    Nathan G Swenson
    Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e21264. 2011
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