Robert K Colwell

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The mid-domain effect and species richness patterns:what have we learned so far?
    Robert K Colwell
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    Am Nat 163:E1-23. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Species coextinctions and the biodiversity crisis
    Lian Pin Koh
    Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543
    Science 305:1632-4. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Species richness and evolutionary niche dynamics: a spatial pattern-oriented simulation experiment
    Thiago Fernando L V B Rangel
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    Am Nat 170:602-16. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Global warming, elevational range shifts, and lowland biotic attrition in the wet tropics
    Robert K Colwell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Science 322:258-61. 2008
  5. pmc A stochastic, evolutionary model for range shifts and richness on tropical elevational gradients under Quaternary glacial cycles
    Robert K Colwell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 3043, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3695-707. 2010
  6. pmc Hutchinson's duality: the once and future niche
    Robert K Colwell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:19651-8. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Assessing the threat to montane biodiversity from discordant shifts in temperature and precipitation in a changing climate
    Christy M McCain
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and CU Museum of Natural History, MCOL 265 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0265, USA
    Ecol Lett 14:1236-45. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Microbial biogeography: putting microorganisms on the map
    Jennifer B Hughes Martiny
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 80 Waterman Street, Box G W, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 4:102-12. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A novel statistical method for classifying habitat generalists and specialists
    Robin L Chazdon
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, 75 North Eagleview Road, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    Ecology 92:1332-43. 2011
  10. pmc Predicting continental-scale patterns of bird species richness with spatially explicit models
    Carsten Rahbek
    Center of Macroecology, Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Proc Biol Sci 274:165-74. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint The mid-domain effect and species richness patterns:what have we learned so far?
    Robert K Colwell
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    Am Nat 163:E1-23. 2004
    ..Although some critics have categorically dismissed MDE, an overview of the 21 MDE studies published to date reveals a substantial signature of MDE in natural patterns and justifies continued work...
  2. ncbi request reprint Species coextinctions and the biodiversity crisis
    Lian Pin Koh
    Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore, 14 Science Drive 4, Singapore 117543
    Science 305:1632-4. 2004
    ..Current extinction estimates need to be recalibrated by taking species coextinctions into account...
  3. ncbi request reprint Species richness and evolutionary niche dynamics: a spatial pattern-oriented simulation experiment
    Thiago Fernando L V B Rangel
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    Am Nat 170:602-16. 2007
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Global warming, elevational range shifts, and lowland biotic attrition in the wet tropics
    Robert K Colwell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Science 322:258-61. 2008
    ....
  5. pmc A stochastic, evolutionary model for range shifts and richness on tropical elevational gradients under Quaternary glacial cycles
    Robert K Colwell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 3043, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3695-707. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Hutchinson's duality: the once and future niche
    Robert K Colwell
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:19651-8. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Assessing the threat to montane biodiversity from discordant shifts in temperature and precipitation in a changing climate
    Christy M McCain
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and CU Museum of Natural History, MCOL 265 UCB, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309 0265, USA
    Ecol Lett 14:1236-45. 2011
    ..80%). Realistic assessment of risks urgently requires improved monitoring of precipitation, better regional precipitation models and more research on the effects of changes in precipitation on montane distributions...
  8. ncbi request reprint Microbial biogeography: putting microorganisms on the map
    Jennifer B Hughes Martiny
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, 80 Waterman Street, Box G W, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Nat Rev Microbiol 4:102-12. 2006
    ..However, recent studies also dispute the idea that 'everything is everywhere'. We also consider how the processes that generate and maintain biogeographic patterns in macroorganisms could operate in the microbial world...
  9. ncbi request reprint A novel statistical method for classifying habitat generalists and specialists
    Robin L Chazdon
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Connecticut, 75 North Eagleview Road, Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA
    Ecology 92:1332-43. 2011
    ..The method as currently developed can be applied to no more than two habitats at a time...
  10. pmc Predicting continental-scale patterns of bird species richness with spatially explicit models
    Carsten Rahbek
    Center of Macroecology, Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Proc Biol Sci 274:165-74. 2007
    ..Our findings imply that correlative climatic models substantially underestimate the importance of historical factors and small-scale niche-driven assembly processes in shaping contemporary species-richness patterns...
  11. ncbi request reprint Species loss and aboveground carbon storage in a tropical forest
    Daniel E Bunker
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Science 310:1029-31. 2005
    ..These results indicate that future carbon storage in tropical forests will be influenced strongly by future species composition...
  12. ncbi request reprint Estimating the species accumulation curve using mixtures
    Chang Xuan Mao
    Department of Statistics, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Biometrics 61:433-41. 2005
    ..A likelihood-based procedure is developed for the purpose of extrapolation, associated with bootstrap confidence intervals. The proposed methods are illustrated by ecological data sets...
  13. ncbi request reprint A comparison of taxon co-occurrence patterns for macro- and microorganisms
    M Claire Horner-Devine
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Ecology 88:1345-53. 2007
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Abundance-based similarity indices and their estimation when there are unseen species in samples
    Anne Chao
    Institute of Statistics, National Tsing Hua University, Hsin Chu 30043, Taiwan
    Biometrics 62:361-71. 2006
    ..Data on successional vegetation in six tropical forests are used for illustration. Advantages and disadvantages of some commonly applied indices are briefly discussed...
  15. ncbi request reprint A strong Madagascan rainforest MDE and no equatorward increase in species richness: re-analysis of 'The missing Madagascan mid-domain effect', by Kerr J.T., Perring M. & Currie D.J. (Ecology Letters 9:149-159, 2006)
    David C Lees
    Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, South Kensington, UK
    Ecol Lett 10:E4-8; author reply E9-10. 2007
    ..1999) demonstrated is artefactual...