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Research Output 1993 2019

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

A 7000-year history of changing plant trait composition in an Amazonian landscape; the role of humans and climate

van der Sande, M. T., Gosling, W., Correa-Metrio, A., Prado-Junior, J. A., Poorter, L., Oliveira, R. S., Mazzei, L. & Bush, M. B., Jun 2019, In : Ecology Letters. 22, 6, p. 925-935

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
tropical forests
tropical forest
climate
disturbance
forest dynamics
9 Citations (Scopus)

Amazonian rainforest tree mortality driven by climate and functional traits

Aleixo, I., Norris, D., Hemerik, L., Barbosa, A., Prata, E., Costa, F. & Poorter, L., 22 Apr 2019, In : Nature Climate Change. 9, 5, p. 384-388 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

rainforest
mortality
climate
carbon sequestration
tropical forest

Author Correction: Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses

28 Jun 2019, In : Nature. 571, 7765, E8.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

Symbiosis
Equipment and Supplies
Databases
Forestry
Ecology
18 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiversity recovery of Neotropical secondary forests

Rozendaal, D. M. A., Bongers, F., Aide, T. M., Alvarez-Dávila, E., Ascarrunz, N., Balvanera, P., Becknell, J. M., Bentos, T. V., Brancalion, P. H. S., Cabral, G. A. L., Calvo-Rodriguez, S., Chave, J., César, R. G., Chazdon, R. L., Condit, R., Dallinga, J. S., De Almeida-Cortez, J. S., de Jong, B., De Oliveira, A., Denslow, J. S. & 66 others, Dent, D. H., Dewalt, S. J., Dupuy, J. M., Durán, S. M., Dutrieux, L. P., Espírito-Santo, M. M., Fandino, M. C., Fernandes, G. W., Finegan, B., García, H., Gonzalez, N., Moser, V. G., Hall, J. S., Hernández-Stefanoni, J. L., Hubbell, S., Jakovac, C. C., Hernández, A. J., Junqueira, A. B., Kennard, D., Larpin, D., Letcher, S. G., Licona, J-C., Lebrija-trejos, E., Marín-Spiotta, E., Martínez-Ramos, M., Massoca, P. E. S., Meave, J. A., Mesquita, R. C. G., Mora, F., Müller, S. C., Muñoz, R., De Oliveira Neto, S. N., Norden, N., Nunes, Y. R. F., Ochoa-Gaona, S., Ortiz-Malavassi, E., Ostertag, R., Peña-Caros, M., Pérez-García, E. A., Piotto, D., Powers, J. S., Aguilar-Cano, J., Rodriguez-Buritica, S., Rodríguez-Velázquez, J., Romero-Romero, M. A., Ruíz, J., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., De Almeida, A. S., Silver, W. L., Schwartz, N. B., Thomas, W. W., Toledo, M., Uriarte, M., De Sá Sampaio, E. V., van Breugel, M., van der Wal, H., Martins, S. V., Veloso, M. D. M., Vester, H. F. M., Vicentini, A., Vieira, I. C. G., Villa, P., Williamson, G. B., Zanini, K. J., Zimmerman, J. & Poorter, L., 6 Mar 2019, In : Science Advances. 5, 3, 10 p., eaau3114.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
secondary forest
old-growth forest
biodiversity
species richness
secondary succession
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cattle affect regeneration of the palm species Attalea princeps in a Bolivian forest–savanna mosaic

Hordijk, I., Meijer, F., Nissen, E., Boorsma, T. & Poorter, L., Jan 2019, In : Biotropica. 51, 1, p. 28-38

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Attalea phalerata
cattle
regeneration
Attalea
grazing
22 Citations (Scopus)

Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest-tree symbioses

Steidinger, B. S., Crowther, T. W., Liang, J., Van Nuland, M. E., Werner, G. D. A., Reich, P. B., Nabuurs, G., de-Miguel, S., Zhou, M., Picard, N., Herault, B., Zhao, X., Zhang, C., Routh, D., Peay, K. G., Herold, M., Decuyper, M., Avitabile, V., DeVries, B. R., Hengeveld, G. M. & 3 others, Poorter, L., Schelhaas, M. & Bongers, F., 15 May 2019, In : Nature. 569, 7756, p. 404-408

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterAcademicpeer-review

symbiosis
biogeography
decomposition
climate
biome
25 Citations (Scopus)

Compositional response of Amazon forests to climate change

Esquivel-Muelbert, A., Baker, T. R., Dexter, K. G., Lewis, S. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Feldpausch, T. R., Lloyd, J., Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Arroyo, L., Álvarez-Dávila, E., Higuchi, N., Marimon, B. S., Marimon-Junior, B. H., Silveira, M., Vilanova, E., Gloor, E., Malhi, Y., Chave, J., Barlow, J., Bonal, D. & 30 others, Davila Cardozo, N., Erwin, T., Fauset, S., Hérault, B., Laurance, S., Poorter, L., Qie, L., Stahl, C., Sullivan, M. J. P., ter Steege, H., Vos, V. A., Zuidema, P. A., Almeida, E., Almeida de Oliveira, E., Andrade, A., Vieira, S. A., Aragão, L., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E., Aymard C, G. A., Baraloto, C., Camargo, P. B., Barroso, J. G., Bongers, F., Boot, R., Camargo, J. L., Castro, W., Chama Moscoso, V., Comiskey, J. & Peña-Claros, M., Jan 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 1, p. 39-56

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Climate change
climate change
Biodiversity
Wood
Chemical analysis
15 Citations (Scopus)

Embolism resistance drives the distribution of Amazonian rainforest tree species along hydro-topographic gradients

Oliveira, R. S., Costa, F. R. C., van Baalen, E., de Jonge, A., Bittencourt, P. R., Almanza, Y., de V. Barros, F., Cordoba, E. C., Fagundes, M. V., Garcia, S., Guimaraes, ZT. T. M., Hertel, M., Schietti, J., Rodrigues-Souza, J. & Poorter, L., Feb 2019, In : New Phytologist. 221, 3, p. 1457-1465

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

embolism
Droughts
Embolism
rain forests
fluid mechanics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating aboveground net biomass change for tropical and subtropical forests: refinement of IPCC default rates using forest plot data

Requena Suarez, D., Rozendaal, D. M. A., De Sy, V., Phillips, O. L., Alvarez‐Dávila, E., Anderson‐teixeira, K., Araujo‐murakami, A., Arroyo, L., Baker, T. R., Bongers, F., Brienen, R. J. W., Carter, S., Cook‐Patton, S. C., Feldpausch, T. R., Griscom, B. W., Harris, N., Hérault, B., Honorio Coronado, E. N., Leavitt, S. M., Lewis, S. L. & 14 others, Marimon, B. S., Monteagudo Mendoza, A., N'dja, J. K., N'guessan, A. E., Poorter, L., Qie, L., Rutishauser, E., Sist, P., Sonké, B., Sullivan, M. J. P., Vilanova, E., Wang, M. M. H., Martius, C. & Herold, M., Nov 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 11, p. 3609-3624

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Greenhouse gases
secondary forest
Biomass
biomass
Tropics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Evolutionary diversity is associated with wood productivity in Amazonian forests

Coelho de Souza, F., Dexter, K. G., Phillips, O. L., Pennington, T. R., Neves, D., Sullivan, M. J. P., Alvarez-Davila, E., Alves, Á., Amaral, I., Andrade, A., Aragao, L. E. O. C., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E. J. M. M., Arroyo, L., Aymard C, G. A., Bánki, O., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J. G., Boot, R. G. A., Brienen, R. J. W. & 55 others, Brown, F., Camargo, J. L. C., Castro, W., Chave, J., Cogollo, A., Comiskey, J. A., Cornejo-Valverde, F., da Costa, A. L., de Camargo, P. B., Di Fiore, A., Feldpausch, T. R., Galbraith, D. R., Gloor, E., Goodman, R. C., Gilpin, M., Herrera, R., Higuchi, N., Honorio Coronado, E. N., Jimenez-Rojas, E., Killeen, T. J., Laurance, S., Laurance, W. F., Lopez-Gonzalez, G., Lovejoy, T. E., Malhi, Y., Marimon, B. S., Marimon-Junior, B. H., Mendoza, C., Monteagudo-Mendoza, A., Neill, D. A., Vargas, P. N., Peñuela Mora, M. C., Pickavance, G. C., Pipoly, J. J., Pitman, N. C. A., Poorter, L., Prieto, A., Ramirez, F., Roopsind, A., Rudas, A., Salomão, R. P., Silva, N., Silveira, M., Singh, J., Stropp, J., ter Steege, H., Terborgh, J., Thomas-Caesar, R., Umetsu, R. K., Vasquez, R. V., Célia-Vieira, I., Vieira, S. A., Vos, V. A., Zagt, R. J. & Baker, T. R., 11 Nov 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, p. 1754–1761

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

ecosystem function
productivity
ecosystems
tropical forests
phylogeny
10 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term effects of wild ungulates on the structure, composition and succession of temperate forests

Ramirez Chiriboga, J. I., Jansen, P. A., den Ouden, J., Goudzwaard, L. & Poorter, L., Jan 2019, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 432, p. 478-488

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

ungulate
temperate forests
ungulates
temperate forest
long term effects
8 Citations (Scopus)

The hydraulic efficiency-safety trade-off differs between lianas and trees

van der Sande, M. T., Poorter, L., Schnitzer, S. A., Engelbrecht, B. M. J. & Markesteijn, L., May 2019, In : Ecology. 100, 5, e02666.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
lianas
trade-off
fluid mechanics
safety
hydraulics
1 Citation (Scopus)

Trait divergence and habitat specialization in tropical floodplain forests trees

Mori, G. B., Schietti, J., Poorter, L. & Piedade, M. T. F., 1 Feb 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 2, e0212232.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
forest trees
floodplains
Ecosystem
Water
habitats
Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

Wet and dry tropical forests show opposite successional pathways in wood density but converge over time

Poorter, L., Rozendaal, D. M. A., Bongers, F., de Almeida-Cortez, J. S., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Álvarez, F. S., Andrade, J. L., Villa, L. F. A., Balvanera, P., Becknell, J. M., Bentos, T. V., Bhaskar, R., Boukili, V., Brancalion, P. H. S., Broadbent, E. N., César, R. G., Chave, J., Chazdon, R. L., Colletta, G. D., Craven, D. & 59 others, de Jong, B. H. J., Denslow, J. S., Dent, D. H., DeWalt, S. J., García, E. D., Dupuy, J. M., Durán, S. M., Espírito Santo, M. M., Fandiño, M. C., Fernandes, G. W., Finegan, B., Moser, V. G., Hall, J. S., Hernández-Stefanoni, J. L., Jakovac, C. C., Junqueira, A. B., Kennard, D., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Letcher, S. G., Lohbeck, M., Lopez, O. R., Marín-Spiotta, E., Martínez-Ramos, M., Martins, S. V., Massoca, P. E. S., Meave, J. A., Mesquita, R., Mora, F., de Souza Moreno, V., Müller, S. C., Muñoz, R., Muscarella, R., de Oliveira Neto, S. N., Nunes, Y. R. F., Ochoa-Gaona, S., Paz, H., Peña-Claros, M., Piotto, D., Ruíz, J., Sanaphre-Villanueva, L., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Schwartz, N. B., Steininger, M. K., Thomas, W. W., Toledo, M., Uriarte, M., Utrera, L. P., van Breugel, M., van der Sande, M. T., van der Wal, H., Veloso, M. D. M., Vester, H. F. M., Vieira, I. C. G., Villa, P. M., Williamson, G. B., Wright, S. J., Zanini, K. J., Zimmerman, J. K. & Westoby, M., 22 Apr 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, p. 928-934

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

wood density
dry forest
dry forests
tropical forests
tropical forest
2018
15 Citations (Scopus)

Can traits predict individual growth performance? A test in a hyperdiverse tropical forest

Poorter, L., Castilho, C. V., Schietti, J., Oliveira, R. S. & Costa, F. R. C., Jul 2018, In : New Phytologist. 219, 1, p. 109-121

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
tropical forests
growth performance
Growth
testing
tropical rain forests
5 Citations (Scopus)

Disturbance intensity is a stronger driver of biomass recovery than remaining tree-community attributes in a managed Amazonian forest

de Avila, A. L., van der Sande, M. T., Dormann, C. F., Pena Claros, M., Poorter, L., Mazzei, L., Ruschel, A. R., Silva, J. N. M., Carvalho, J. O. P. & Bauhus, J., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 55, 4, p. 1647-1657

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

aboveground biomass
basal area
disturbance
biomass
thinning
13 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of wild ungulates on the regeneration, structure and functioning of temperate forests: A semi-quantitative review

Ramirez Chiriboga, J. I., Jansen, P. A. & Poorter, L., 15 Sep 2018, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 424, p. 406-419

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

ungulate
temperate forests
ungulates
temperate forest
regeneration
3 Citations (Scopus)

Is there a tree economics spectrum of decomposability?

Zuo, J., Hefting, M. M., Berg, M. P., Logtestijn, R. S. P., van Hal, J., Goudzwaard, L., Liu, J-C., Sass-Klaassen, U. G. W., Sterck, F. J., Poorter, L. & Cornelissen, J. H. C., Apr 2018, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 119, p. 135-142

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Economics
economics
decomposition
degradation
growth form
25 Citations (Scopus)

Legume abundance along successional and rainfall gradients in Neotropical forests

Gei, M., Rozendaal, D. M. A., Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Sprent, J. I., Garner, M. D., Aide, T. M., Andrade, J. L., Balvanera, P., Becknell, J. M., Brancalion, P. H. S., Cabral, G. A. L., César, R. G., Chazdon, R. L., Cole, R. J., Colletta, G. D., De Jong, B., Denslow, J. S., Dent, D. H., Dewalt, S. J. & 48 others, Dupuy, J. M., Durán, S. M., Do Espírito Santo, M. M., Fernandes, G. W., Nunes, Y. R. F., Finegan, B., Moser, V. G., Hall, J. S., Hernández-Stefanoni, J. L., Junqueira, A. B., Kennard, D., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Letcher, S. G., Lohbeck, M., Marín-Spiotta, E., Martínez-Ramos, M., Meave, J. A., Menge, D. N. L., Mora, F., Muñoz, R., Muscarella, R., Ochoa-Gaona, S., Orihuela-Belmonte, E., Ostertag, R., Peña-Claros, M., Pérez-García, E. A., Piotto, D., Reich, P. B., Reyes-García, C., Rodríguez-Velázquez, J., Romero-Pérez, I. E., Sanaphre-Villanueva, L., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Schwartz, N. B., De Almeida, A. S., Almeida-Cortez, J. S., Silver, W., De Souza Moreno, V., Sullivan, B. W., Swenson, N. G., Uriarte, M., Van Breugel, M., Van Der Wal, H., Veloso, M. D. D. M., Vester, H. F. M., Vieira, I. C. G., Zimmerman, J. K. & Powers, J. S., 2018, In : Nature Ecology & Evolution. 2, 7, p. 1104-1111

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

tropical forests
legumes
rain
rainfall
tropical forest
2 Citations (Scopus)

Near-infrared spectrometry allows fast and extensive predictions of functional traits from dry leaves and branches

Costa, F. R. C., Lang, C., Almeida, D. R. A., Volkmer De Castilho, C. & Poorter, L., 2018, In : Ecological Applications. 28, 5, p. 1157-1167

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

spectrometry
near infrared
dry matter
prediction
bark
25 Citations (Scopus)

Phylogenetic classification of the world's tropical forests

Slik, J. W. F., Franklin, J., Arroyo-Rodríguez, V., Field, R., Aguilar, S., Aguirre, N., Ahumada, J., Aiba, S. I., Alves, L. F., Anitha, K., Avella, A., Mora, F., Aymard, G. A. C., Báez, S., Balvanera, P., Bastian, M. L., Bastin, J. F., Bellingham, P. J., Van Den Berg, E., Da Conceição Bispo, P. & 167 others, Boeckx, P., Boehning-Gaese, K., Bongers, F., Boyle, B., Brambach, F., Brearley, F. Q., Brown, S., Chai, S. L., Chazdon, R. L., Chen, S., Chhang, P., Chuyong, G., Ewango, C., Coronado, I. M., Cristóbal-Azkarate, J., Culmsee, H., Damas, K., Dattaraja, H. S., Davidar, P., DeWalt, S. J., Din, H., Drake, D. R., Duque, A., Durigan, G., Eichhorn, K., Eler, E. S., Enoki, T., Ensslin, A., Fandohan, A. B., Farwig, N., Feeley, K. J., Fischer, M., Forshed, O., Garcia, Q. S., Garkoti, S. C., Gillespie, T. W., Gillet, J. F., Gonmadje, C., Granzow-De La Cerda, I., Griffith, D. M., Grogan, J., Hakeem, K. R., Harris, D. J., Harrison, R. D., Hector, A., Hemp, A., Homeier, J., Hussain, M. S., Ibarra-Manríquez, G., Hanum, I. F., Imai, N., Jansen, P. A., Joly, C. A., Joseph, S., Kartawinata, K., Kearsley, E., Kelly, D. L., Kessler, M., Killeen, T. J., Kooyman, R. M., Laumonier, Y., Laurance, S. G., Laurance, W. F., Lawes, M. J., Letcher, S. G., Lindsell, J., Lovett, J., Lozada, J., Lu, X., Lykke, A. M., Bin Mahmud, K., Mahayani, N. P. D., Mansor, A., Marshall, A. R., Martin, E. H., Matos, D. C. L., Meave, J. A., Melo, F. P. L., Mendoza, Z. H. A., Metali, F., Medjibe, V. P., Metzger, J. P., Metzker, T., Mohandass, D., Munguía-Rosas, M. A., Muñoz, R., Nurtjahy, E., De Oliveira, E. L., Onrizal, Parolin, P., Parren, M., Parthasarathy, N., Paudel, E., Perez, R., Pérez-García, E. A., Pommer, U., Poorter, L., Qi, L., Piedade, M. T. F., Pinto, J. R. R., Poulsen, A. D., Poulsen, J. R., Powers, J. S., Prasad, R. C., Puyravaud, J. P., Rangel, O., Reitsma, J., Rocha, D. S. B., Rolim, S., Rovero, F., Rozak, A., Ruokolainen, K., Rutishauser, E., Rutten, G., Mohd Said, M. N., Saiter, F. Z., Saner, P., Santos, B., Dos Santos, J. R., Sarker, S. K., Schmitt, C. B., Schoengart, J., Schulze, M., Sheil, D., Sist, P., Souza, A. F., Spironello, W. R., Sposito, T., Steinmetz, R., Stevart, T., Suganuma, M. S., Sukri, R., Sultana, A., Sukumar, R., Sunderland, T., Supriyadi, S., Suresh, H. S., Suzuki, E., Tabarelli, M., Tang, J., Tanner, E. V. J., Targhetta, N., Theilade, I., Thomas, D., Timberlake, J., De Morisson Valeriano, M., Van Valkenburg, J., Van Do, T., Van Sam, H., Vandermeer, J. H., Verbeeck, H., Vetaas, O. R., Adekunle, V., Vieira, S. A., Webb, C. O., Webb, E. L., Whitfeld, T., Wich, S., Williams, J., Wiser, S., Wittmann, F., Yang, X., Yao, C. Y. A., Yap, S. L., Zahawi, R. A., Zakaria, R. & Zang, R., 20 Feb 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 8, p. 1837-1842

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
tropical forest
phylogenetics
dry forest
floristics
species inventory

Rainfall seasonality and drought performance shape the distribution of tropical tree species in Ghana

Amissah, L., Mohren, G. M. J., Kyereh, B., Agyeman, V. K. & Poorter, L., 30 Jul 2018, In : Ecology and Evolution. 8, 16, p. 8582-8597

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Drought
Ghana
dry forests
seasonality
Rain
6 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships between leaf mass per area and nutrient concentrations in 98 Mediterranean woody species are determined by phylogeny, habitat and leaf habit

de la Riva, E. G., Villar, R., Pérez-Ramos, I. M., Quero, J. L., Matías, L., Poorter, L. & Marañón, T., Apr 2018, In : Trees - Structure and Function. 32, 2, p. 497-510 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Phylogeny
Habits
Ecosystem
phylogeny
nutrient content
19 Citations (Scopus)

Soil fertility and species traits, but not diversity, drive productivity and biomass stocks in a Guyanese tropical rainforest

van der Sande, M. T., Arets, E. J. M. M., Pena Claros, M., Hoosbeek, M. R., Caceres-Siani, Y., van de Hout, P. & Poorter, L., 7 Feb 2018, In : Functional Ecology. 32, 2, p. 461-474

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

tropical rain forests
rainforest
soil fertility
productivity
biomass
2017
37 Citations (Scopus)

Abiotic and biotic drivers of biomass change in a Neotropical forest

van der Sande, M. T., Pena Claros, M., Ascarrunz, N., Arets, E. J. M. M., Licona, J. C., Toledo, M. & Poorter, L., 2017, In : Journal of Ecology. 105, 5, p. 1223-1234

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
tropical forests
biomass
demographic statistics
tropical forest
carbon sequestration
77 Citations (Scopus)

Allometric equations for integrating remote sensing imagery into forest monitoring programmes

Jucker, T., Caspersen, J., Chave, J., Antin, C., Barbier, N., Bongers, F., Dalponte, M., Ewijk van, K. Y., Poorter, L. & Sterck, F. J., 2017, In : Global Change Biology. 23, 1, p. 177-190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Remote sensing
Biomass
imagery
remote sensing
Monitoring
43 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiversity and climate determine the functioning of Neotropical forests

Poorter, L., van der Sande, M. T., Arets, E. J. M. M., Ascarrunz, N., Enquist, B., Finegan, B., Licona, J. C., Martínez-Ramos, M., Mazzei, L., Meave, J. A., Muñoz, R., Nytch, C. J., de Oliveira, A. A., Pérez-García, E. A., Prado-junior, J., Rodríguez-Velázques, J., Ruschel, A. R., Salgado-Negret, B., Schiavini, I., Swenson, N. G. & 7 others, Tenorio, E. A., Thompson, J., Toledo, M., Uriarte, M., van der Hout, P., Zimmerman, J. K. & Peña-Claros, M., 16 Nov 2017, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 26, 12, p. 1423-1434

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
tropical forests
biodiversity
climate
biomass
water availability
15 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiversity in species, traits, and structure determines carbon stocks and uptake in tropical forests

van der Sande, M., Poorter, L., Kooistra, L., Balvanera, P., Thonicke, K., Thompson, J., Arets, E. J. M. M., Garcia-Alaniz, N., Jones, L., Mora, F., Mwampamba, T. H., Parr, T. & Pena Claros, M., 2017, In : Biotropica. 49, 5, p. 593-603

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

carbon sinks
tropical forests
tropical forest
biodiversity
carbon
8 Citations (Scopus)

Demographic drivers of functional composition dynamics

Muscarella, R., Lohbeck, M., Martínez-Ramos, M., Poorter, L., Rodríguez-Velázquez, J. E., van Breugel, M. & Bongers, F., 1 Nov 2017, In : Ecology. 98, 11, p. 2743-2750

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
demographic statistics
seeds
tree growth
tropical forests
mortality

Functional traits shape size-dependent growth and mortality rates of dry forest tree species

Prado-Junior, J. A., Schiavini, I., Vale, V. S., Raymundo, D., Lopes, S. F. & Poorter, L., 17 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Plant Ecology. 10, 6, p. 895-906

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
dry forest
dry forests
forest trees
mortality
demographic statistics
5 Citations (Scopus)

The integration of empirical, remote sensing and modelling approaches enhances insight in the role of biodiversity in climate change mitigation by tropical forests

van der Sande, M. T., Poorter, L., Balvanera, P., Kooistra, L., Thonicke, K., Boit, A., Dutrieux, L., Equihua, J., Gerard, F., Herold, M., Kolb, M., Simões, M. & Peña-Claros, M., 2017, In : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability. 26-27, p. 69-76

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

biodiversity
tropical forest
climate change
remote sensing
modeling
6 Citations (Scopus)

Unleached Prosopis litter inhibits germination but leached stimulates seedling growth of dry woodland species

Muturi, G. M., Poorter, L., Bala, P. & Mohren, G. M. J., 2017, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 138, p. 44-50

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Prosopis
seedling growth
woodlands
woodland
germination
2016
285 Citations (Scopus)

Biomass resilience of Neotropical secondary forests

Poorter, L., Bongers, F., Aide, T. M., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Balvanera, P., Jakovac, C. C., Braga Junqueira, A., Lohbeck, M., Penã-Claros, M. & Rozendaal, D. M. A., 2016, In : Nature. 530, 7589, p. 211-214

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

secondary forest
aboveground biomass
biomass
regrowth
secondary succession
138 Citations (Scopus)

Carbon sequestration potential of second-growth forest regeneration in the Latin American tropics

Chazdon, R. L., Broadbent, E. N., Rozendaal, D., Bongers, F., Jakovac, A. C., Braga Junqueira, A., Lohbeck, M. W. M., Pena Claros, M. & Poorter, L., 2016, In : Science Advances. 2, 5, 10 p., e1501639.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
carbon sequestration
regeneration
carbon
carbon emission
aboveground biomass
66 Citations (Scopus)

Conservative species drive biomass productivity in tropical dry forests

Prado-Junior, J. A., Schiavini, I., Vale, V. S., van der Sande, M. T., Lohbeck, M. & Poorter, L., 2016, In : Journal of Ecology. 104, 3, p. 817-827

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

dry forest
dry forests
tropical forests
tropical forest
productivity
11 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary heritage influences amazon tree ecology

De Souza, F. C., Dexter, K. G., Phillips, O. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Chave, J., Galbraith, D. R., Gonzalez, G. L., Mendoza, A. M., Toby Pennington, R., Poorter, L., Arets, E. J. M. M., Boot, R. G. A. & van der Meer, P. J., 2016, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society. B: Biological Sciences. 283, 1844, 20161587.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Angiosperms
Ecology
Ecosystems
ecology
phylogenetics
8 Citations (Scopus)

Faunal community consequence of interspecific bark trait dissimilarity in early-stage decomposing logs

Zuo, J., Berg, M., Klein, R., Nusselder, J., Neurink, G., Decker, O., Hefting, M. M., Sass-Klaassen, U. G. W., van Logtestijn, R. S. P., Goudzwaard, L., van Hal, J., Sterck, F. J., Poorter, L. & Cornelissen, J. H. C., 2016, In : Functional Ecology. 30, 12, p. 1957-1966

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
bark
invertebrate
invertebrates
community composition
tree trunk
40 Citations (Scopus)

Improved representation of plant functional types and physiology in the Joint UK Land Environment Simulator (JULES v4.2) using plant trait information

Harper, A. B., Cox, P. M., Friedlingstein, P., Wiltshire, A. J., Jones, C. D., Sitch, S., Mercado, L. M., Groenendijk, M., Robertson, E., Kattge, J., Bönisch, G., Atkin, O. K., Bahn, M., Cornelissen, J., Niinemets, Ü., Onipchenko, V., Peñuelas, J., Poorter, L., Reich, P. B., Soudzilovskaia, N. A. & 1 others, van Bodegom, P., 2016, In : Geoscientific Model Development. 9, 7, p. 2415-2440

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Physiology
physiology
simulator
Leaves
Simulator
10 Citations (Scopus)

Land-use intensification effects on functional properties in tropical plant communities

Carreno Rocabado, G., Peñoa-Claros, M., Bongers, F., Díaz, S., Quétier, F., Chuviñoa, J. & Poorter, L., Jan 2016, In : Ecological Applications. 26, 1, p. 174-189

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

plant community
land use
cation
secondary forest
ecosystem service
28 Citations (Scopus)

Old-growth Neotropical forests are shifting in species and trait composition

van der Sande, M. T., Arets, E. J. M. M., Pena Claros, M., Avila, L. A., Roopsind, A., Mazzei, L., Ascarrunz, N., Finegan, B., Alarcon, A., Caceres-Siani, Y., Licona, J. C., Ruschel, A. R., Toledo, M. & Poorter, L., 2016, In : Ecological Monographs. 86, 2, p. 228-243

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

old-growth forests
tropical forests
forest dynamics
drought stress
dry forest
249 Citations (Scopus)

Plant functional traits have globally consistent effects on competition

Kunstler, G., Falster, D., Coomes, D. A. & Poorter, L., 14 Jan 2016, In : Nature. 529, 7585, p. 204-207

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

wood density
leaf area
ecosystems
forest ecosystems
ingredients
76 Citations (Scopus)

Resilience of Amazon forests emerges from plant trait diversity

Sakschewski, B., Von Bloh, W., Boit, A., Poorter, L., Peña-Claros, M., Heinke, J., Joshi, J. & Thonicke, K., 2016, In : Nature Climate Change. 6, 11, p. 1032-1036 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

resilience
climate change
biodiversity
ecosystem resilience
ecosystem response
6 Citations (Scopus)

Testing for functional convergence of temperate rainforest tree assemblages in Chile and New Zealand

Lusk, C. H., Jimenez-Castillo, M., Aragón, R., Easdale, T. A., Poorter, L., Hinojosa, L. F. & Mason, N. W. H. W. H., 2016, In : New Zealand Journal of Botany. 54, 2, p. 175-203

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

rainforest
rain forests
Chile
testing
leaves
41 Citations (Scopus)

The importance of biodiversity and dominance for multiple ecosystem functions in a human-modified tropical landscape

Lohbeck, M. W. M., Bongers, F., Martinez-Ramos, M. & Poorter, L., 2016, In : Ecology. 97, 10, p. 2772-2779

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
ecosystem function
biodiversity
ecosystems
decayed wood
tropical forests
55 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in stem mortality rates determines patterns of above-ground biomass in Amazonian forests: implications for dynamic global vegetation models

Johnson, M. O., Galbraith, D., Gloor, M., De Deurwaerder, H., Guimberteau, M., Rammig, A., Thonicke, K., Verbeeck, H., Von Randow, C., Monteagudo, A., Phillips, O. L., Brienen, R. J. W., Feldpausch, T. R., Lopez Gonzalez, G., Fauset, S., Quesada, C. A., Christoffersen, B., Ciais, P., Sampaio, G., Kruijt, B. & 58 others, Meir, P., Moorcroft, P., Zhang, K., Alvarez-Davila, E., Alves De Oliveira, A., Amaral, I., Andrade, A., Aragao, L. E. O. C., Araujo-Murakami, A., Arets, E. J. M. M., Arroyo, L., Aymard, G. A., Baraloto, C., Barroso, J., Bonal, D., Boot, R., Camargo, J., Chave, J., Cogollo, A., Cornejo Valverde, F., Lola Da Costa, A. C., Di Fiore, A., Ferreira, L., Higuchi, N., Honorio, E. N., Killeen, T. J., Laurance, S. G., Laurance, W. F., Licona, J., Lovejoy, T., Malhi, Y., Marimon, B., Marimon, B. H., Matos, D. C. L., Mendoza, C., Neill, D. A., Pardo, G., Peña-Claros, M., Pitman, N. C. A., Poorter, L., Prieto, A., Ramirez-Angulo, H., Roopsind, A., Rudas, A., Salomao, R. P., Silveira, M., Stropp, J., Ter Steege, H., Terborgh, J., Thomas, R., Toledo, M., Torres-Lezama, A., van der Heijden, G. M. F., Vasquez, R., Guimarães Vieira, I. C., Vilanova, E., Vos, V. A. & Baker, T. R., 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 12, p. 3996-4013

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
aboveground biomass
Biomass
stem
mortality
vegetation
2015
10 Citations (Scopus)

Amazonian Dark Earth shapes the understory plant community in a Bolivian Amazonian Forest

Quintero-Vallejo, E., Klomberg, Y., Bongers, F., Poorter, L., Toledo, M. & Pena Claros, M., 2015, In : Biotropica. 47, 2, p. 152-161

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

understory
plant community
plant communities
ferns and fern allies
fern
118 Citations (Scopus)

An estimate of the number of tropical tree species

Slik, J. W. F., Bongers, F., Jansen, P. A., Parren, M. P. E., Poorter, L., Tchouto, M. G. P. & Venticinque, E. M., 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 24, p. 7472-7477

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
species richness
tropical forest
African American
forest canopy
stem
51 Citations (Scopus)

BAAD: a Biomass And Allometry Database for woody plants

Falster, D. S., Markesteijn, L., Poorter, L., Sterck, F. J. & Anten, N. P. R., 2015, In : Ecology. 96, 5, p. 1445-1445

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

allometry
woody plant
woody plants
biomass
heartwood
78 Citations (Scopus)

Biomass is the main driver of changes in ecosystem process rates during tropical forest succession

Lohbeck, M. W. M., Poorter, L., Martinez-Ramos, M. & Bongers, F., 2015, In : Ecology. 96, 5, p. 1242-1252

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

forest succession
tropical forests
tropical forest
ecosystems
ecosystem