Oliver L Phillips

Summary

Affiliation: University of Leeds
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Increasing dominance of large lianas in Amazonian forests
    Oliver L Phillips
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, School of Geography, University of Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 418:770-4. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Continental-scale patterns of canopy tree composition and function across Amazonia
    Hans ter Steege
    Institute of Environmental Biology, Section Plant Ecology and Biodiversity, and the National Herbarium of the Netherlands NHN, Utrecht University Branch, Sorbonnelaan 14 16, 3584 CA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nature 443:444-7. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Drought-mortality relationships for tropical forests
    Oliver L Phillips
    Ecology and Global Change, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    New Phytol 187:631-46. 2010
  4. pmc The changing Amazon forest
    Oliver L Phillips
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1819-27. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Resilience of southwestern Amazon forests to anthropogenic edge effects
    Oliver L Phillips
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 20:1698-710. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Drought sensitivity of the Amazon rainforest
    Oliver L Phillips
    Ecology and Global Change, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Science 323:1344-7. 2009
  7. pmc Fingerprinting the impacts of global change on tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:437-62. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Increasing carbon storage in intact African tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 457:1003-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Land cover change and carbon emissions over 100 years in an African biodiversity hotspot
    Simon Willcock
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Glob Chang Biol 22:2787-800. 2016
  10. doi request reprint The 2010 Amazon drought
    Simon L Lewis
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Science 331:554. 2011

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Increasing dominance of large lianas in Amazonian forests
    Oliver L Phillips
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, School of Geography, University of Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 418:770-4. 2002
    ..Predictions of future tropical carbon fluxes will need to account for the changing composition and dynamics of supposedly undisturbed forests...
  2. ncbi request reprint Continental-scale patterns of canopy tree composition and function across Amazonia
    Hans ter Steege
    Institute of Environmental Biology, Section Plant Ecology and Biodiversity, and the National Herbarium of the Netherlands NHN, Utrecht University Branch, Sorbonnelaan 14 16, 3584 CA Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Nature 443:444-7. 2006
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  3. doi request reprint Drought-mortality relationships for tropical forests
    Oliver L Phillips
    Ecology and Global Change, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    New Phytol 187:631-46. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc The changing Amazon forest
    Oliver L Phillips
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1819-27. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Resilience of southwestern Amazon forests to anthropogenic edge effects
    Oliver L Phillips
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 20:1698-710. 2006
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Drought sensitivity of the Amazon rainforest
    Oliver L Phillips
    Ecology and Global Change, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Science 323:1344-7. 2009
    ..2 to 1.6 petagrams (1.2 x 10(15) to 1.6 x 10(15) grams). Amazon forests therefore appear vulnerable to increasing moisture stress, with the potential for large carbon losses to exert feedback on climate change...
  7. pmc Fingerprinting the impacts of global change on tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:437-62. 2004
    ..Finally, we discuss how these drivers may change in the future and the possible consequences for tropical forests...
  8. doi request reprint Increasing carbon storage in intact African tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 457:1003-6. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Land cover change and carbon emissions over 100 years in an African biodiversity hotspot
    Simon Willcock
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Glob Chang Biol 22:2787-800. 2016
    ..Our results highlight that considerable LULCC occurred prior to the satellite era, thus other data sources are required to better understand long-term land cover trends in the tropics. ..
  10. doi request reprint The 2010 Amazon drought
    Simon L Lewis
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Science 331:554. 2011
    ..2 × 10(15) grams of carbon [95% confidence intervals (CIs) are 1.2 and 3.4], largely longer-term committed emissions from drought-induced tree deaths, compared with 1.6 × 10(15) grams of carbon (CIs 0.8 and 2.6) for the 2005 event...
  11. doi request reprint Contrasting patterns of diameter and biomass increment across tree functional groups in Amazonian forests
    Helen C Keeling
    Earth and Biosphere Institute, School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, UK
    Oecologia 158:521-34. 2008
    ..However, the relationships between rho and AGB and diameter increments were weak; resource availability always exerted a stronger influence on tree growth rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Low stocks of coarse woody debris in a southwest Amazonian forest
    Timothy R Baker
    School of Geography, Earth and Biosphere Institute, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Oecologia 152:495-504. 2007
    ..7 +/- 2.6 or 6.1 +/- 2.6 years). These results indicate that these sites have not experienced a recent, large-scale disturbance event and emphasise the distinctive, rapid nature of carbon cycling in these western Amazonian forests...
  13. ncbi request reprint Extinction risk from climate change
    Chris D Thomas
    Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation, School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nature 427:145-8. 2004
    ..These estimates show the importance of rapid implementation of technologies to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and strategies for carbon sequestration...
  14. pmc Towards regional, error-bounded landscape carbon storage estimates for data-deficient areas of the world
    Simon Willcock
    University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e44795. 2012
    ..Our study demonstrates the importance of obtaining regionally appropriate carbon storage estimates, and shows how such values can be produced for a relatively low investment...
  15. pmc Increasing biomass in Amazonian forest plots
    Timothy R Baker
    Max Planck Institut für Biogeochemie, Postfach 10 01 64, D 07701 Jena, Germany
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:353-65. 2004
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  16. pmc Evolutionary heritage influences Amazon tree ecology
    Fernanda Coelho de Souza
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Proc Biol Sci 283:. 2016
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  17. doi request reprint Variation in stem mortality rates determines patterns of above-ground biomass in Amazonian forests: implications for dynamic global vegetation models
    Michelle O Johnson
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS6 2QT, UK
    Glob Chang Biol 22:3996-4013. 2016
    ..Resolving these differences will require incorporating forest size structure, mechanistic models of stem mortality and variation in functional composition in DGVMs...
  18. pmc Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome
    Martin J P Sullivan
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
    Sci Rep 7:39102. 2017
    ..As tropical forests can have any combination of tree diversity and carbon stocks both require explicit consideration when optimising policies to manage tropical carbon and biodiversity...
  19. pmc Hyperdominance in Amazonian forest carbon cycling
    Sophie Fauset
    School of Geography, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Nat Commun 6:6857. 2015
    ..Although those species that contribute most to biomass and productivity are often abundant, species maximum size is also influential, while the identity and ranking of dominant species varies by function and by region. ..
  20. 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...
  21. pmc Tropical forests and global atmospheric change: a synthesis
    Yadvinder Malhi
    School of Geosciences, Darwin Building, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JU, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:549-55. 2004
    ..Understanding and monitoring of their response to this atmospheric change are essential if we are to maximize their conservation options...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impacts of global atmospheric change on tropical forests
    Simon L Lewis
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:173-4; author reply 174-5. 2006