Ecology and Ecosystems Seminar Series
Dr. Lucy Rist (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) will be visiting to give a seminar on adaptive management - title wil be posted shortly.
Thursday 25th September 2014 (further details will be posted soon)
Reforestation: a chance for farmers | 3 June 2014
Future farmers | 19 December 2013
Dark side of coffee | 11 November 2013
Die Pflanze unseres Lebens (The plants of our lives) | NZZ am Sonntag | 23 February 2014 | Article on our oil palm work (in German).
Mongabay article on our 'landscape approach' principles for ecosystem management and wicked problems: Article
Born, J., Pluess, A.R.., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Nilus, R., Maycock, C.R. and Ghazoul, J. (2014) Differing life history characteristics support coexistence of tree soil generalist and specialist species in tropical rainforests. Biotropica, 46, 58-68.
Braaker, S., Ghazoul, J., Obrist, M.K. and Moretti, M. (2014) Habitat connectivity shapes urban arthropod communities: the key role of green roofs. Ecology, 95, 1010-1021.
Braaker, S., Moretti, M., Boesch, R., Ghazoul, J., Obrist, M.K., Bontadina, F. (2014) Assessing habitat connectivity for ground-dwelling animals in an urban environment. Ecological Applications, in press.
Frei, E., Ghazoul, J. and Pluess, A. (2014) Plastic responses to elevated temperature in low and high elevation populations of three grassland species. PLOS One, 9, e98677.
Frei, E., Ghazoul, J., Matter, P., Heggli, M. and Pluess, A. (2014) Plant population differentiation and climate change: responses of grassland species along an elevational gradient. Global Change Biology, 20, 441-455.
Ghazoul, J. (2014) Ecological dynamics in fragmented landscapes. Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology (ed. David Gibson), in press. see here
Ismail, S.A., Ghazoul, J., Ravikanth, G., Kushalappa, C.G., Uma Shaanker, R. and Kettle, C.J. (2014) Forest trees in human modified landscapes: ecological and genetic drivers of recruitment failure in Dysoxylum malabaricum (Meliaceae). PLOS One, 9, e89437.
Kaiser-Bunbury, C., Vazquez, D., Stang, M. and Ghazoul, J. (2014) Using structural equation modelling to investigate the determinants of the structure of plant-pollinator networks. Ecology, in press.
Lee, J.S.H., Abood, S., Ghazoul, J., Barus, B., Obidzinski, K. and Koh, L.P. (2013) Environmental impacts of oil palm state-owned plantations, private enterprises and smallholdings in Indonesia. Conservation Letters, 7, 25-33.
Lee, J.S.H., Garcia-Ulloa, J., Ghazoul, J., Obidzinski, K. and Koh, L.P. (2014) Modeling environmental and socioeconomic tradeoffs associated with land sparing and land sharing approaches to oil palm expansion in Sumatra, Indonesia. Journal of Applied Ecology, in press.
Matter, P., Kettle, C.J., Frei, E. Ghazoul, J. and Pluess, A.R. (2014) Geographic distance is more relevant than elevation to patterns of outbreeding in Ranunculus bulbosus. Journal of Ecology, 102, 518–530.
Discovering nature's wonder
An interview with Jaboury Ghazoul on Mongabay.com
Not so new book!
Ghazoul, J. and Sheil, D. 2010. Tropical Rain Forest Ecology, Diversity and Conservation. Oxford University Press.
Ghazoul, J. (2015) Forests: A Very Short Introduction. Oxford University Press. Expected May 2015.
The group collaborates with individuals from universities, non-government organisations and other research institutions. Our collaborators reflect the international perspective of our research. Here we provide an introduction to some of our main partners in research.
After working for a while as a senior scientist in the Ecosystem Management group, Dr. Lian Pin Koh is now a SNF-funded Assistant Professor of Applied Ecology and Conservation in the ITES institute at ETH.
The work of the Applied Ecology and Conservation group focuses on emerging environmental and socioeconomic challenges facing tropical developing nations including intensifying land-use conflicts, carbon emissions from land-use change and forestry, and threats to natural ecosystems and wildlife.
Professor Koh's group is hosted in the Ecosystem Managment group in terms of office space and other logistical aspects.
ATREE is a non-governemental organisation based in Bangalore, India, and is our main partner in the multiple research activities we have in India. Prof. Uma Shaanker has been working closely with Prof. Jaboury Ghazoul since 1995 on several projects and we continue to have fruitful collaboration. ATREE pursues research in the natural and social sciences in India, and is dedicated to outreach and education.
We have long-standing associations with CIFOR (based in Bogor, Indonesia) through research by Jaboury Ghazoul and, more recently, Lucy Rist and Janice Lee.
Jaboury Ghazoul has been working with David Burslem at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, since 1999 on biotic interaction relating to the reproductive ecology of dipterocarp trees at the Sepilok Forest Reserve in Sabah, Malaysia. Drs Robert Ong, Reuben Nilus, Chey Vun Khen and others at the Sabah Forestry Department have contributed much to this research as well as providing a wealth of additional information from their extensive research in this system.
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