Brian Beckage

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does predation contribute to tree diversity?
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Botany, University of Vermont, Marsh Life Science Building, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Oecologia 143:458-69. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Overyielding and species diversity: what should we expect?
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Marsh Life Science Building, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    New Phytol 172:140-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Bayesian change-point analyses in ecology
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05452, USA
    New Phytol 174:456-67. 2007
  4. pmc A rapid upward shift of a forest ecotone during 40 years of warming in the Green Mountains of Vermont
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4197-202. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Vegetation, fire, and feedbacks: a disturbance-mediated model of savannas
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Am Nat 174:805-18. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Fire feedbacks facilitate invasion of pine savannas by Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius)
    Jens T Stevens
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    New Phytol 184:365-75. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Density-dependent mortality and the latitudinal gradient in species diversity
    Janneke Hille Ris Lambers
    Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Nature 417:732-5. 2002

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Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Does predation contribute to tree diversity?
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Botany, University of Vermont, Marsh Life Science Building, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Oecologia 143:458-69. 2005
    ..rubra (17% of sites). Tradeoffs between seedling performance and fecundity may promote the diversity of seedling regeneration by increasing the probability of inferior competitors capturing regeneration sites...
  2. ncbi request reprint Overyielding and species diversity: what should we expect?
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Marsh Life Science Building, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    New Phytol 172:140-8. 2006
    ..In addition, assemblages of overyielding and underyielding species under all three definitions can be stable over time with underyielding species persisting in the presence of overyielding species...
  3. ncbi request reprint Bayesian change-point analyses in ecology
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05452, USA
    New Phytol 174:456-67. 2007
    ..This class of models is suitable for problems with multiple thresholds and can account for spatial or temporal autocorrelation...
  4. pmc A rapid upward shift of a forest ecotone during 40 years of warming in the Green Mountains of Vermont
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4197-202. 2008
    ..Our results indicate that high-elevation forests may be jeopardized by climate change sooner than anticipated...
  5. doi request reprint Vegetation, fire, and feedbacks: a disturbance-mediated model of savannas
    Brian Beckage
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Am Nat 174:805-18. 2009
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Fire feedbacks facilitate invasion of pine savannas by Brazilian pepper (Schinus terebinthifolius)
    Jens T Stevens
    Department of Plant Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    New Phytol 184:365-75. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Density-dependent mortality and the latitudinal gradient in species diversity
    Janneke Hille Ris Lambers
    Biology Department, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27708, USA
    Nature 417:732-5. 2002
    ..Thus, unless the strength of density-dependent mortality varies with latitude, this mechanism is not likely to explain the high diversity of tropical forests...