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Cuni-Sanchez A, Pfeifer M, Marchant R, Calders K, Sørensen CL, Pompeu PV, Lewis SL & Burgess ND. 2017. New insights on above ground biomass and forest attributes in tropical montane forests. Forest Ecology and Management 399:235-246. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2017.05.030. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037811271630963X Read Article

Dargie GC, Lewis SL, Lawson IT, Mitchard ETA, Page SE, Bocko YE & Ifo SA. 2017. Age, extent and carbon storage of the central Congo Basin peatland complex. Nature. doi:10.1038/nature21048. www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature21048.html

Sullivan MJP, Talbot J, Lewis SL, Phillips OL, Qie L, Begne SK, Chave J, Cuni-Sanchez A, Hubau W, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Miles L, Monteagudo-Mendoza A, Sonké B, Sunderland T, ter Steege H, White LJT, Affum-Baffoe K, Aiba S, de Almeida EC, de Oliveira EA, Alvarez-Loayza P, Dávila EA, Andrade A, Aragão LEOC, Ashton Peter, Aymard CGA, Baker TR, Balinga M, Banin LF, Baraloto C, Bastin JF, Berry N, Bogaert J, Bonal D, Bongers F, Brienen R, Camargo JLC, Cerón C, Moscoso VC, Chezeaux E, Clark CJ, Pacheco AC, Comiskey JA, Valverde FC, Coronado ENH, Dargie G, Davies SJ, De Canniere C, Djuikouo KMN, Doucet J, Erwin TL, Espejo JS, Ewango CEN, Fauset S, Feldpausch TR, Herrera R, Gilpin M, Gloor E, Hall JS, Harris DJ, Hart TB, Kartawinata K, Kho LK, Kitayama K, Laurance SGW, Laurance WF, Leal ME, Lovejoy T, Lovett JC, Lukasu FM, Makana J, Malhi Y, Maracahipes L, Marimon BS, Junior BHM, Marshall AR, Morandi PS, Mukendi JT, Mukinzi J, Nilus R, Vargas PN, Camacho NCP, Pardo G, Peña-Claros M, Pétronelli P, Pickavance GC, Poulsen AD, Poulsen JR, Primack RB, Priyadi H, Quesada CA, Reitsma J, Réjou-Méchain M, Restrepo Z, Rutishauser E, Salim KA, Salomão RP, Samsoedin I, Sheil D, Sierra R, Silveira M, Slik JWF, Steel L, Taedoumg H, Tan S, Terborgh JW, Thomas SC, Toledo M, Umunay PM, Gamarra LV, Vieira ICG, Vos VA, Wang O, Willcock S & Zemagho L. 2017. Diversity and carbon storage across the tropical forest biome. Scientific Reports 7:39102. doi:10.1038/srep39102. www.nature.com/articles/srep39102

Avitabile V, Herold M, Heuvelink GBM, Lewis SL, Phillips OL, Asner GP, Armston J, Asthon P, Banin LF, Bayol N, Berry N, Boeckx P, de Jong B, DeVries B, Girardin C, Kearsley E, Lindsell JA, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Lucas R, Malhi Y, Morel A, Mitchard E, Nagy L, Qie L, Quinones M, Ryan CM, Slik F, Sunderland T, Vaglio Laurin G, Valentini R, Verbeeck H, Wijaya A & Willcock S. 2016. An integrated pan-tropical biomass map using multiple reference datasets. Global Change Biology. doi:10.1111/gcb.13139. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13139/full Read Article

Cuni-Sanchez A, White LJT, Calders K, Jeffery KJ, Abernethy K, Burt A, Disney M, Gilpin M, Gomez-Dans JL & Lewis SL. 2016. African Savanna-Forest Boundary Dynamics: A 20-Year Study. PLOS ONE 11 (6):e0156934. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156934. journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0156934 Read Article

Willcock S, Phillips OL, Platts PJ, Swetnam RD, Balmford A, Burgess ND, Ahrends A, Bayliss J, Doggart N, Doody K, Fanning E, Green JMH, Hall J, Howell KL, Lovett JC, Marchant R, Marshall AR, Mbilinyi B, Munishi PKT, Owen N, Topp-Jorgensen EJ & Lewis SL. 2016. Land cover change and carbon emissions over 100 years in an African biodiversity hotspot. Global Change Biology 1-14. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13218. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.13218/abstract Read Article

Banin LF, Phillips OL & Lewis SL. 2015. Tropical Forests. Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology chapter 5:56-75. www.routledge.com/products/9780415735452 Read Article

Dexter KG, Smart B, Baldauf C, Baker TR, Bessike Balinga MP, Brienen RJW, Fauset S, Feldpausch TR, Ferreira-Da Silva L, Ilunga Muledi J, Lewis SL, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Marimon-Junior BH, Marimon BS, Meerts P, Page N, Parthasarathy N, Phillips OL, Sunderland TCH, Theilade I, Weintritt J, Affum-Baffoe K, Araujo A, Arroyo L, Begne SK, Carvalho-Das Neves E, Collins M, Cuni-Sanchez A, Djuikouo MNK, Elias F, Foli EG, Jeffery KJ, Killeen TJ, Malhi Y, Maracahipes L, Mendoza C, Monteagudo-Mendoza A, Morandi P, Oliveira-Dos Santos C, Parada AG, Pardo G, Peh KS-H, Salomão RP, Silveira M, Sinatora-Miranda H, Slik JWF, Sonke B, Taedoumg HE, Toledo M, Umetsu RK, Villaroel RG, Vos VA, White LJT & Pennington RT. 2015. Floristics and biogeography of vegetation in seasonally dry tropical regions. International Forestry Review 17 (S2). 10.1505/146554815815834859. Read Article

Veenendaal EM, Torello-Raventos M, Feldpausch TR, Domingues TF, Gerard F, Schrodt F, Saiz G, Quesada CA, Djagbletey G, Ford A, Kemp J, Marimon BS, Marimon-Junior BH, Lenza E, Ratter JA, Maracahipes L, Sasaki D, Sonké B, Zapfack L, Villarroel D, Schwarz M, Yoko Ishida F, Gilpin M, Nardoto GB, Affum-Baffoe K, Arroyo L, Bloomfield K, Ceca G, Compaore H, Davies K, Diallo A, Fyllas NM, Gignoux J, Hien F, Johnson M, Mougin E, Hiernaux P, Killeen T, Metcalfe D, Miranda HS, Steininger M, Sykora K, Bird MI, Grace J, Lewis SL, Phillips OL & Lloyd J. 2015. Structural, physiognomic and above-ground biomass variation in savanna–forest transition zones on three continents – how different are co-occurring savanna and forest formations? Biogeosciences 12 (10):2927-2951. doi:10.5194/bg-12-2927-2015. Read Article

Jacob AL, Wilson SJ & Lewis SL. 2014. Ecosystem services: Forests are more than sticks of carbon. Nature Correspondence 507 (7492):306. doi:10.1038/507306c. www.nature.com/nature/journal/v507/n7492/full/507306c.html

Peh KS-H, Sonké B, Séné O, Djuikouo M-NK, Nguembou CK, Taedoumg H & Lewis SL. 2014. Mixed-forest species establishment in a monodominant forest in Central Africa: implications for tropical forest invasibility. PLoS ONE 9 (5):e97585. 10.1371/journal.pone.0097585. www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0097585 Read Article

Phillips OL & Lewis SL. 2014. Recent changes in tropical forest biomass and dynamics. In Forests and Global Change, British Ecological Society, Cambridge University Press 77-108. www.rainfor.org/upload/publication-store/2014/Phillips/Phillips_Lewis_2014_Tropical_Forest_Biomass_Dynamics_CoomesBurslemSimonson_BES_Ch.%204.pdf

Phillips OL & Lewis SL. 2014. Evaluating the tropical forest carbon sink. Global Change Biology 20:2039-2041. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12423. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/gcb.12423/abstract Read Article

Talbot J, Lewis SL, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Brienen RJW, Monteagudo A, Baker TR, Feldpausch TR, Malhi Y, Vanderwel M, Araujo Murakami A, Arroyo LP, Chao K-J, Erwin T, van der Heijden G, Keeling H, Killeen T, Neill D, Núñez Vargas P, Parada Gutierrez GA, Pitman N, Quesada CA, Silveira M, Stropp J & Phillips OL. 2014. Methods to estimate aboveground wood productivity from long-term forest inventory plots. Forest Ecology and Management 320:30-38. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2014.02.021. www.rainfor.org/upload/publication-store/2014/Talbot/Talbot_et_al_2014_FEM.pdf

Willcock S, Phillips OL, Platts P, Balmford A, Burgess N, Lovett J, Ahrends A, Bayliss J, Doggart N, Doody K, Fanning E, Green J, Hall J, Howell K, Marchant R, Marshall A, Mbilinyi B, Munishi P, Owen N, Swetnam R, Topp Jorgensen E & Lewis S. 2014. Quantifying and understanding carbon storage and sequestration within the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania, a tropical biodiversity hotspot. Carbon Balance and Management 9 (1):2. 10.1186/1750-0680-9-2. www.cbmjournal.com/content/9/1/2/abstract Read Article

Galbraith D, Malhi Y, Affum-Baffoe K, Castanho ADA, Doughty CE, Fisher RA, Lewis SL, Peh KS-H, Phillips OL, Quesada CA, Sonké B & Lloyd J. 2013. Residence times of woody biomass in tropical forests. Plant Ecology & Diversity 6 (1):139-157. DOI:10.1080/17550874.2013.770578. www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17550874.2013.770578#tabModule Read Article

Hubau W, Van den Bulcke J, Kitin P, Mees F, Baert G, Verschuren D, Nsenga L, Van Acker J & Beeckman H. 2013. Ancient charcoal as a natural archive for paleofire regime and vegetation change in the Mayumbe, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Quaternary Research 80 (2):326-340. doi:10.1016/j.yqres.2013.04.006 . Read Article

Lewis SL, Sonké B, Sunderland T, Begne SK, Lopez-Gonzalez G, van der Heijden GMF, Phillips OL, Affum-Baffoe K, Baker TR, Banin L, Bastin JF, Beeckman H, Boeckx P, Bogaert J, De Cannière C, Chezeaux E, Clark CJ, Collins M, Djagbletey G, Djuikouo MNK, Droissart V, Doucet J-L, Ewango CEN, Fauset S, Feldpausch TR, Foli EG, Gillet J-F, Hamilton AC, Harris DJ, Hart TB, de Haulleville T, Hladik A, Hufkens K, Huygens D, Jeanmart P, Jeffery KJ, Kearsley E, Leal ME, Lloyd J, Lovett JC, Makana J-R, Malhi Y, Marshall AR, Ojo L, Peh KSH, Pickavance G, Poulsen JR, Reitsma JM, Sheil D, Simo M, Steppe K, Taedoumg HE, Talbot J, Taplin JRD, Taylor D, Thomas SC, Toirambe B, Verbeeck H, Vleminckx J, White LJT, Willcock S, Woell H & Zemagho L. 2013. Above-ground biomass and structure of 260 African tropical forests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 368 (1625):20120295. doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0295. rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/368/1625/20120295 Read Article

Malhi Y, Adu-Bredu S, Asare RA, Lewis SL & Mayaux P. 2013. African rainforests: past, present and future. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 368 (1625):20120312. doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0312 . rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/368/1625/20120312 Read Article

Malhi Y, Adu-Bredu S, Asare RA, Lewis SL & Mayaux P. 2013. The past, present and future of Africa's rainforests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 368 (1625):20120293. doi:10.1098/rstb.2012.0293. rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/368/1625/20120293 Read Article

Pfeifer M, Platts PJ, Burgess ND, Swetnam RD, Willcock S, Lewis SL & Marchant R. 2013. Land use change and carbon fluxes in East Africa quantified using earth observation data and field measurements. Environmental Conservation 40:241-252. doi:10.1017/s0376892912000379 . journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8966489 Read Article

Torello-Raventos M, Feldpausch TR, Veenendaal E, Schrodt F, Saiz G, Domingues TF, Djagbletey G, Ford A, Kemp J, Marimon BS, Hur Marimon Junior B, Lenza E, Ratter JA, Maracahipes L, Sasaki D, Sonké B, Zapfack L, Taedoumg H, Villarroel D, Schwarz M, Quesada CA, Yoko Ishida F, Nardoto GB, Affum-Baffoe K, Arroyo L, MJSBowman DMJS, Compaore H, Davies K, Diallo A, Fyllas NM, Gilpin M, Hien F, Johnson M, Killeen TJ, Metcalfe D, Miranda HS, Steininger M, Thomson J, Sykora K, Mougin E, Hiernaux P, Bird MI, Grace J, Lewis SL, Phillips OL & Lloyd J. 2013. On the delineation of tropical vegetation types with an emphasis on forest/savanna transitions. Plant Ecology & Diversity 69 (1):101-137. doi:10.1080/17550874.2012.762812. www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/17550874.2012.762812#preview

2012

Banin L, Feldpausch TR, Phillips O, Baker TR, Lloyd J, Affum-Baffoe K, Arets EJMM, Berry NJ, Bradford M, Brienen RJW, Davies S, Drescher M, Higuchi N, Hilbert DW, Hladik A, Iida Y, Salim KA, Kassim AR, King DA, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Metcalfe D, Nilus R, Peh KS-H, Reitsma JM, Sonké B, Taedoumg H, Tan S, White L, Wöll H & Lewis SL. 2012. What controls tropical forest architecture? Testing environmental, structural and floristic drivers. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21 (12):1179-1190. doi:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00778.x. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00778.x/abstract Read Article

Burgess ND, Munishi P, Mwakalila S, Willcock S, Shirima D, Hamidu S, Bulenga G & Marchant R. 2012. Enhancing Tanzanian capacity to deliver short and long term data on forest carbon stocks across the country. The Arc Journal 27:22-26. www.cepf.net/Documents/ArcJournal_Issue22_November.pdf Read Article

Fauset S, Baker TR, Lewis SL, Feldpausch TR, Affum-Baffoe K, Foli EG, Hamer KC & Swaine MD. 2012. Drought-induced shifts in the floristic and functional composition of tropical forests in Ghana. Ecology Letters 15 (10):1120-1129. doi:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01834.x. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01834.x/abstract Read Article

Feldpausch TR, Lloyd J, Lewis SL, Brienen RJW, Gloor M, Monteagudo Mendoza A, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Banin L, Abu Salim K, Affum-Baffoe K, Alexiades M, Almeida S, Amaral I, Andrade A, Aragão LEOC, Araujo Murakami A, Arets EJMN, Arroyo L, Aymard CGA, Baker TR, Bánki OS, Berry NJ, Cardozo N, Chave J, Comiskey JA, Alvarez E, de Oliveira A, Di Fiore A, Djagbletey G, Domingues TF, Erwin TL, Fearnside PM, França MB, Freitas MA, Higuchi N, Honorio CE, Iida Y, Jiménez E, Kassim AR, Killeen TJ, Laurance WF, Lovett JC, Malhi Y, Marimon BS, Marimon-Junior BH, Lenza E, Marshall AR, Mendoza C, Metcalfe DJ, Mitchard ETA, Neill DA, Nelson BW, Nilus R, Nogueira EM, Parada A, Peh KSH, Pena Cruz A, Peñuela MC, Pitman NCA, Prieto A, Quesada CA, Ramírez F, Ramírez-Angulo H, Reitsma JM, Rudas A, Saiz G, Salomão RP, Schwarz M, Silva N, Silva-Espejo JE, Silveira M, Sonké B, Stropp J, Taedoumg HE, Tan S, ter Steege H, Terborgh J, Torello-Raventos M, van der Heijden GMF, Vásquez R, Vilanova E, Vos VA, White L, Willcock S, Woell H & Phillips OL. 2012. Tree height integrated into pantropical forest biomass estimates. Biogeosciences 9 (8):3381-3403. doi:10.5194/bg-9-3381-2012. www.biogeosciences.net/9/3381/2012/bg-9-3381-2012.html Read Article

Marshall AR, Willcock S, Platts PJ, Lovett JC, Balmford A, Burgess ND, Latham JE, Munishi PKT, Salter R, Shirima DD & Lewis SL. 2012. Measuring and modelling above-ground carbon and tree allometry along a tropical elevation gradient. Biological Conservation 154:20-33. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2012.03.017. 0-www.sciencedirect.com.wam.leeds.ac.uk/science/article/pii/S0006320712001607 Read Article

Mitchard ETA, Saatchi SS, White LJT, Abernethy KA, Jeffery KJ, Lewis SL, Collins M, Lefsky MA, Leal ME, Woodhouse IH & Meir P. 2012. Mapping tropical forest biomass with radar and spaceborne LiDAR in Lopé National Park, Gabon: overcoming problems of high biomass and persistent cloud. Biogeosciences 9 (1):179-191. doi:10.5194/bg-9-179-2012. www.biogeosciences.net/9/179/2012/bg-9-179-2012.html Read Article

Peh K, Sonké B, Taedoung H, Séné O, Lloyd J & Lewis SL. 2012. Investigating diversity dependence of tropical forest litter decomposition: experiments and observations from Central Africa. Journal of Vegetation Science 23 (2):223-235. doi:10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01352.x . onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01352.x/pdf Read Article

Willcock S, Phillips OL, Platts PJ, Balmford A, Burgess ND, Lovett JC, Ahrends A, Bayliss J, Doggart N, Doody K, Fanning E, Green J, Hall J, Howell KL, Marchant Rob, Marshall AR, Mbilinyi B, Munishi PKT, Owen N, Swetnam RD, Topp-Jorgensen EJ & Lewis SL. 2012. Towards Regional, Error-Bounded Landscape Carbon Storage Estimates for Data-Deficient Areas of the World. PLoS ONE 7 (9):e44795. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0044795. www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0044795 Read Article

2011

Feldpausch TR, Banin L, Phillips OL, Baker TR, Lewis SL, Quesada CA, Affum-Baffoe K, Arets EJMM, Berry NJ, Bird M, Brondizio ES, de Camargo P, Chave J, Djagbletey G, Domingues TF, Drescher M, Fearnside PM, França MB, Fyllas NM, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Hladik A, Higuchi N, Hunter MO, Iida Y, Salim KA, Kassim AR, Keller M, Kemp J, King DA, Lovett JC, Marimon BS, Marimon-Junior BH, Lenza E, Marshall AR, Metcalfe DJ, Mitchard ETA, Moran EF, Nelson BW, Nilus R, Nogueira EM, Palace M, Patiño S, Peh KS-H, Raventos MT, Reitsma JM, Saiz G, Schrodt F, Sonké B, Taedoumg HE, Tan S, White L, Wöll H & Lloyd J. 2011. Height-diameter allometry of tropical forest trees. Biogeosciences 8 (5):1081-1106. doi:10.5194/bg-8-1081-2011. www.biogeosciences.net/8/1081/2011/bg-8-1081-2011.html Read Article

Fisher B, Lewis SL, Burgess ND, Malimbwi RE, Munishi PK, Swetnam RD, Turner KR, Willcock S & Balmford A. 2011. Implementation and opportunity costs of reducing deforestation and forest degradation in Tanzania. Nature Climate Change 1 (3):161-164. doi:10.1038/nclimate1119. www.nature.com/nclimate/journal/v1/n3/full/nclimate1119.html Read Article

Fisher B, Turner KR, Burgess ND, Swetnam RD, Green J, Green RE, Kajembe G, Kulindwa K, Lewis SL, Marchant R, Marshall AR, Madoffe S, Munishi PKT, Morse-Jones S, Mwakalila S, Paavola J, Naidoo R, Ricketts T, Rouget M, Willcock S, White S & Balmford A. 2011. Measuring, modeling and mapping ecosystem services in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania. Progress in Physical Geography 35 (5):595-611. doi:10.1177/0309133311422968 . ppg.sagepub.com/content/35/5/595 Read Article

Lopez-Gonzalez G, Lewis SL, Burkitt M & Phillips O. 2011. ForestPlots.net: a web application and research tool to manage and analyse tropical forest plot data. Journal of Vegetation Science 22 (4):610-613. doi:10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01312.x . onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2011.01312.x/abstract Read Article

Mitchard ETA, Saatchi SS, Lewis SL, Feldpausch TR, Gerard FF, Woodhouse IH & Meir P. 2011. Comment on 'A first map of tropical Africa's above-ground biomass derived from satellite imagery'. Environmental Research Letters 6 (4):049001. doi:10.1088/1748-9326/6/4/049001. iopscience.iop.org/1748-9326/6/4/049001/ Read Article

Mitchard ETA, Saatchi SS, Lewis SL, Feldpausch TR, Woodhouse IH, Sonké B, Rowland C & Meir P. 2011. Measuring biomass changes due to woody encroachment and deforestation/degradation in a forest–savanna boundary region of central Africa using multi-temporal L-band radar backscatter. Remote Sensing of Environment 115 (11):2861-2873. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2010.02.022. www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425711001337# Read Article

Pan Y, Richard A, Birdsey RA, Fang J, Houghton R, Pekka E, Kauppi PE, Werner A, Kurz WA, Phillips O, Shvidenko A, Lewis SL, Canadell JG, Ciais P, Jackson RB, Pacala SW, McGuire DA, Piao S, Rautiainen A, Sitch S & Hayes D. 2011. A large and persistent carbon sink in the world’s forests. Science 333 (6045):988-993. doi:10.1126/science.1201609 . www.sciencemag.org/content/333/6045/988 Read Article

Parmentier I, Harrigan RJ, Buermann W, Mitchard ETA, Saatchi S, Malhi Y, Bongers F, Hawthorne WD, Leal ME, Lewis SL, Nusbaumer L, Sheil D, Sosef MSM, Affum-Baffoe K, Bakayoko A, Chuyong GB, Chatelain C, Comiskey JA, Dauby G, Doucet JL, Fauset S, Gautier L, Gillet JF, Kenfack D, Kouamé FN, Kouassi EK, Kouka LA, Parren MPE, Peh KS-H, Reitsma JM, Senterre B, Sonké B, Sunderland TCH, Swaine MD, Tchouto MGP, Thomas D, Van Valkenburg JLCH & Hardy OJ. 2011. Predicting alpha diversity of African rain forests: models based on climate and satellite-derived data do not. Journal of Biogeography 38 (6):1164-1176. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02467.x . onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2699.2010.02467.x/abstract Read Article

Peh KS_H, Sonké B, Lloyd J, Quesada CA & Lewis SL. 2011. Soil Does Not Explain Monodominance in a Central African Tropical Forest. PLoS ONE 6 (2):e16996. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016996. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3037391/ Read Article

Saatchi SS, Harris NL, Brown S, Lefsky M, Mitchard ETA, Salas W, Zutta BR, Buermann W, Lewis SL, Hagen S, Petrova S, White L, Silman M & Morel A. 2011. Benchmark map of forest carbon stocks in tropical regions across three continents. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 108 (24):9899-9904. doi:10.1073/pnas.1019576108 . www.pnas.org/content/108/24/9899 Read Article

Shirima DD, Munishi PKT, Lewis SL, Burgess ND, Marshall AR, Balmford A, Swetnam RD & Zahabu EM. 2011. Carbon storage, structure and composition of miombo woodlands in Tanzania’s Eastern Arc Mountains. African Journal of Ecology 49 (3):332-342. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2028.2011.01269.x. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2028.2011.01269.x/abstract Read Article

Swetnam RD, Fisher B, Mbilinyi BP, Munishi PKT, Willcock S, Ricketts T, Mwakalila S, Balmford A, Burgess ND, Marshall AR & Lewis SL. 2011. Mapping socio-economic scenarios of land cover change: A GIS method to enable ecosystem service modelling. Journal of Environmental Management 92 (3):563-574. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2010.09.007 . www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301479710002926# Read Article

2010

Ahrends A, Burgess ND, Milledge SAH, Bulling MT, Fisher B, Smart JCR, Clarke GP, Mhoro BE & Lewis SL. 2010. Predictable waves of sequential forest degradation and biodiversity loss spreading from an African city. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107 (33):14556-14561. doi:10.1073/pnas.0914471107 . www.pnas.org/content/107/33/14556.full.pdf+html Read Article

Burgess ND, Bahane B, Clairs T, Danielsen F, Dalsgaard S, Funder M, Hagelberg N, Harrison P, Haule C, Kabalimu K, Kilahama F, Kilawe E, Lewis SL, Lovett JC, Lyatuu G, Marshall AR, Meshack C, Miles L, Milledge SAH, Munishi PKT, Nashanda E, Shirima D, Swetnam RD, Willcock S, Williams A & Zahabu E. 2010. Getting ready for REDD+ in Tanzania: a case study of progress and challenges. Oryx 44 (03):339-351. doi:10.1017/s0030605310000554. journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=7852138 Read Article

Djuikouo MNK, Doucet J-L, Nguembou CK, Lewis SL & Sonké B. 2010. Diversity and aboveground biomass in three tropical forest types in the Dja Biosphere Reserve, Cameroon. African Journal of Ecology 48 (4):1053-1063. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2028.2010.01212.x. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2028.2010.01212.x/abstract Read Article

Doherty RM, Sitch S, Smith B, Lewis SL & Thornton PK. 2010. Implications of future climate and atmospheric CO2 content for regional biogeochemistry, biogeography and ecosystem services across East Africa. Global Change Biology 16 (2):617-640. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01997.x . onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2009.01997.x/pdf Read Article

2009

Lewis SL, Lloyd J, Sitch S, Mitchard ETA & Laurance WF. 2009. Changing Ecology of Tropical Forests: Evidence and Drivers. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 40 (12):529-549. doi:10.1146/annurev.ecolsys.39.110707.173345. www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev.ecolsys.39.110707.173345 Read Article

Lewis SL, Lopez-Gonzalez G, Sonké B, Affum-Baffoe K, Baker TR, Ojo LO, Phillips OL, Reitsma JM, White L, Comiskey JA, Djuikouo MNK, Ewango CNE, Feldpausch TR, Hamilton AC, Gloor M, Hart T, Hladik A, Lloyd J, Lovett JC, Makana J-R, Malhi Y, Mbago FM, Ndangalasi HJ, Peacock J, Peh KS-H, Sheil D, Sunderland T, Swaine MD, Taplin J, Taylor D, Thomas SC, Votere R & Wöll H. 2009. Increasing carbon storage in intact African tropical forests. Nature 457:1003-7. doi:10.1038/nature07771. www.nature.com/nature/journal/v457/n7232/pdf/nature07771.pdf Read Article

Mitchard ETA, Saatchi SS, Gerard FF, Lewis SL & Meir P. 2009. Measuring Woody Encroachment along a Forest–Savanna Boundary in Central Africa. Earth Interactions 13 (8):1-29. doi:10.1175/2009ei278.1. journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/2009EI278.1 Read Article

Mitchard ETA, Saatchi SS, Woodhouse IH, Nangendo G, Ribeiro NS, Williams M, Ryan CM, Lewis SL, Feldpausch TR & Meir P. 2009. Using satellite radar backscatter to predict above-ground woody biomass: A consistent relationship across four different African landscapes. Geophysical Research Letters 36 (23):L23401. doi:10.1029/2009gl040692. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1029/2009GL040692/pdf Read Article

2008

Taylor D, Hamilton AC, Lewis SL & Nantale G. 2008. Thirty-eight years of change in a tropical forest: plot data from Mpanga Forest Reserve, Uganda. African Journal of Ecology 46 (4):655-667. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00955.x. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2028.2008.00955.x/abstract Read Article

2007

Parmetier I, Malhi Y, Senterre B, Whittaker RJ, Alonso A, Balinga MPB, Bakayoko A, Bongers F, Chatelain C, Comiskey JA, Cortay R, Djuikuo M-NK, Doucet J-L, Gautier L, Hawthorne WD, Issembe YA, Kouamé FN, Kouka LA, Leal ME, Lejoly JL, Lewis SL, Nusbaumer L, Parren MPE, Peh KS-H, Phillips OL, Sheil D, Sonké B, Sosef MSM, Sunderland TCH, Stropp J, Ter Steege H, Swaine MD, Tchouto MGP, van Gemerden BS, Van Vakkenburg JLC & Woll H. 2007. The odd man out? Might climate explain the lower tree α-diversity of African rain forests relative to Amazonian rain forests? Journal of Ecology 95 (5):1058-1071. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2745.2007.01273.x. onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2745.2007.01273.x/abstract Read Article

2006

Lewis SL. 2006. Tropical forests and the changing earth system. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 361 (1465):195-210. doi:10.1098/rstb.2005.1711 . rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/361/1465/195 Read Article

2004

Lewis SL, Malhi Y & Phillips OL. 2004. Fingerprinting the impacts of global change on tropical forests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B: Biological Sciences 359 (1443):437-462. doi:10.1098/rstb.2003.1432. rstb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/359/1443/437 Read Article

2002

Phillips OL, Mahli Y, Vinceti B, Baker TR, Lewis SL, Higuchi N, Laurance WF, Nunez Vargas P, Vasquez Martinez R, Laurance SG, Ferreira LV, Stern M, Brown S & Grace J. 2002. Changes in growth of tropical forests: evaluating potential biases. Ecological Applications 12:576-587. Read Article