Publications 2017-06-08T00:33:45+00:00

2017 Publications

 

Range expansion of two invasive springtails on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island.

Phillips, L., Janion-Scheepers, C., Houghton, M., Terauds, A., Potapov, M., Chown, S.L. 2017. Range expansion of two invasive springtails on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island. Polar Biology. doi:10.1007/s00300-017-2129-9

 


 

Expanding the Protected Area Network in Antarctica is Urgent and Readily Achievable.

Coetzee, B.W.T., Convey, P. and Chown, S.L. 2017. Expanding the Protected Area Network in Antarctica is Urgent and Readily Achievable. Conservation Letters. In press.  Doi:10.1111/conl.12342

 


 

Reconsidering connectivity in the sub-Antarctic.

Moon, K.L., Chown, S.L. and Fraser, C.I. 2017. Reconsidering connectivity in the sub-Antarctic. Biological Reviews. In press. Doi:10.1111/brv.12327

 

 


 

Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: Impacts on ecosystems and human well-being.

Pecl, G.T., Araújo, M.B., Bell, J.D., Blanchard, J., Bonebrake, T.C., Chen, I-C., Clark, T.D., Colwell, R.K., Danielsen, F., Evengård, B., Falconi, L., Ferrier, S., Frusher, S., Garcia, R.A., Griffis, R.B., Hobday, A.J., Janion-Scheepers, C., Jarzyna, M.A., Jennings, S., Lenoir, J., Linnetved, H.I., Martin, V.Y., McCormack, P.C., McDonald, J., Mitchell, N.J., Mustonen, T., Pandolfi, J.M., Pettorelli, N., Popova, E., Robinson, S.A., Scheffers, B.R., Shaw, J.D., Sorte, C.J.B., Strugnell, J.M., Sunday, J.M., Tuanmu, M-N., Vergés, A., Villanueva, C., Wernberg, T., Wapstra, E., Williams, S.E. 2017. Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: Impacts on ecosystems and human well-being. Science 31, 355, Issue 6332. Doi: 10.1126/science.aai9214

 


 

Antarctica and the strategic plan for biodiversity.

Chown, S.L., Brooks, C.M., Terauds, A., Le Bohec, C., van Klaveren-Impagliazzo, C., et al.  2017. Antarctica and the strategic plan for biodiversity. PLOS Biology 15(3): e2001656. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2001656

 


 

Explicitly integrating a third dimension in marine species distribution modelling.

Duffy, G.A. & Chown, S.L. 2017. Explicitly integrating a third dimension in marine species distribution modelling. Marine Ecology Progress Series 564, 1-8. Doi:10.3354/meps12011

 


 

Following the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: patterns and processes in the biogeography of the limpet Nacella (Mollusca: Patellogastropoda) across the Southern Ocean.

González-Wevar, C.A., Hüne, M., Segovia, N.I., Nakano, T., Spencer, H.G., Chown, S.L., Saucède, T., Johnstone, G., Mansilla, A., Poulin, E. 2017. Following the Antarctic Circumpolar Current: patterns and processes in the biogeography of the limpet Nacella (Mollusca: Patellogastropoda) across the Southern Ocean. Journal of Biogeography 44, 861-874. Doi:10.1111/jbi.12908

 


 

Terrestrial invasions on sub-Antarctic Marion and Prince Edward Islands.

Greve, M., Mathakutha, R., Steyn, C. & Chown, S.L., 2017. Terrestrial invasions on sub-Antarctic Marion and Prince Edward Islands. Bothalia 47(2), a2143. Doi:10.4102/abc.v47i2.2143

 


 

Thermal preference and performance in a sub-Antarctic caterpillar: a test of the coadaptation hypothesis and its alternatives.

Haupt, T.M, Sinclair, B.J., Chown, S.L. 2017. Thermal preference and performance in a sub-Antarctic caterpillar: a test of the coadaptation hypothesis and its alternatives. Journal of Insect Physiology 98, 108-116. Doi:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2016.12.006

 


 

Handbook of protocols for standardized measurement of terrestrial invertebrate functional traits.

Moretti, M., Dias, A.T.C., de Bello, F., Altermatt, F., Chown, S.L., Azcárate F.M., Bell, J.R., Fournier, B., Hedde, M., Hortal, J., Ibanez, S., Öckinger, E., Sousa, J.P., Ellers, J. & Berg, M.P. 2017. Handbook of protocols for standardized measurement of terrestrial invertebrate functional traits. Functional Ecology 31, 558-567. Doi:10.1111/1365-2435.12776

 


 

2016 Publications

 

Interactions between rates of temperature change and acclimation affect latitudinal patterns of warming tolerance. 

Allen, J.L., Chown, S.L., Janion-Scheepers, C., Clusella-Trullas, S. 2016. Interactions between rates of temperature change and acclimation affect latitudinal patterns of warming tolerance. Conservation Physiology 14, cow053.

 


 

global-ecology-and-biogeography-coverAnt assemblages have darker and larger members in cold environments.

Bishop, T. R., Robertson, M. P., Gibb, H., van Rensburg, B. J., Braschler, B., Chown, S. L., Foord, S. H., Munyai, T. C., Okey, I., Tshivhandekano, P. G., Werenkraut, V. and Parr, C. L. 2016. Ant assemblages have darker and larger members in cold environments. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25, 1489-1499. Doi:10.1111/geb.12516

 


 

Anual Reviews CoverAntarctic Entomology.

Chown, S.L. and Convey, P. 2016. Antarctic Entomology. Annual Review of Entomology, Vol. 61: 119 -137. Doi: 10.1146/annurev-ento-010715-023537

 


 

Functional ecologyMacrophysiology – progress and prospects

Chown, S.L., Gaston, K.J. 2016. Macrophysiology – progress and prospects. Functional Ecology 30, 330–344. Doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12510

 


 

Insect Physiology coverSimilar metabolic rate-temperature relationships after acclimation at constant and fluctuating temperatures in caterpillars of a sub-Antarctic moth.

Chown, S.L., Haupt, T.M., Sinclair, B.J. 2016. Similar metabolic rate-temperature relationships after acclimation at constant and fluctuating temperatures in caterpillars of a sub-Antarctic moth, Journal of Insect Physiology 85, 10-16, Doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2015.11.010

 


 

Biological ReviewsA meta-analysis of human disturbance impacts on Antarctic wildlife.

Coetzee, B.W.T. and Chown, S.L.  2016. A meta-analysis of human disturbance impacts on Antarctic wildlife. Biological Reviews, 91, 578-596. Doi: 10.1111/brv.12184

 


 

ecology-and-evolutionLand-use change promotes avian diversity at the expense of species with unique traits.

Coetzee, B.W.T. and Chown, S.L. 2016. Land-use change promotes avian diversity at the expense of species with unique traits. Ecology and Evolution 6, 7610-7622. Doi:10.1002/ece3.2389

 


 

journal-of-ecologyUrban warming favours C4 plants in temperate European cities.

Duffy, G.A. &  Chown, S.L. 2016 . Urban warming favours C4 plants in temperate European cities. Journal of Ecology 104, 1618-1626. Doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12652

 


 

Polar Biology 37

Out of Antarctica: quaternary colonization of sub-Antarctic Marion Island by the limpet genus Nacella (Patellogastropoda: Nacellidae)

González-Wevar, C., Chown, S.L., Morley, S.A., Coria, N., Saucède, T. & Poulin, E. 2016. Out of Antarctica: Quaternary colonization of sub-Antarctic Marion Island by the limpet genus Nacella (Pattelogastropoda: Nacellidae). Polar Biology 39, 77-89. Doi: 10.1007/s00300-014-1620-9

 


 

Antarctic Science

Further support for thermal ecosystem engineering by wandering albatross.

Haupt, T.M., Sinclair, B.J., Shaw, J.D. & Chown, S.L. 2016. Further support for thermal ecosystem engineering by wandering albatross. Antarctic Science 28, 35-43. Doi: 10.1017/S0954102015000383.

 


 

s09291393The response of springtails to fire in the fynbos of the Western Cape, South Africa.

Janion-Scheepers,C., Bengtsson, J., Leinaas,H.P., Deharveng,L., Chown, S.L. 2016. The response of springtails to fire in the fynbos of the Western Cape, South Africa. Applied Soil Ecology 108, 165-175, Doi:10.1016/j.apsoil.2016.08.001.

 


 

Pedobiologia coverSoil biota in a megadiverse country: current knowledge and future research directions in South Africa.

Janion-Scheepers, C., Measey, J., Braschler, B., Chown, S.L., Coetzee, L., Colville, J.F., Dames, J., Davies, A.B., Davies, S., Davis, A., Dippenaar-Schoeman, A.S., Duffy, G.A., Fourie, D., Griffiths, C., Haddad, C.R., Hamer, M., Herbert, D., Hugo-Coetzee, E.A., Jacobs, A., Jacobs, K., Jansen van Rensburg, C., Lamani, S., Lotz, L.N., Louw, S.vdM., Lyle, R., Malan, A.P., Marais, M., Neethling, J.-A., Nxele, T., Plisko, D., Prendini, L., Rink, A.N., Swart, A., Theron, P., Truter, M., Ueckermann, E., Uys, V.M., Villet, M.H., Willows-Munro, S. & Wilson, J.R. (2016) Soil biota in a megadiverse country: current knowledge and future research directions in South Africa. Pedobiologia 59, 129-174. Doi: 10.1016/j.pedobi.2016.03.004

 


 

Delivering 21st Century Antarctic and Southern Ocean science.

Kennicutt, M.C. II, Kim, Y.D., Rogan-Finnemore, M., Anandakrishnan, S., Chown, S.L., Colwell, S., Cowan, D.A., Escutia, C., Frenot, Y., Hall, J., Liggett, D., McDonald, A., Nixdorf, U., Siegert, M.J., Storey, J., Wåhlin, A., Weatherwax, A., Wilson, G.A., Wilson, T., Wooding, R., Ackley, S., Biebow, N., Blankenship, D., Bo, S., Baesemann, J., Cárdenas, C.A., Cassano, J., Danhong, C., Dañobeitia, J.J., Francis, J., Guldahl, J., Hashida, G., Jimenz Corbalan, L., Klepikov, A., Lee, J., Leppe, M., Lijun, F., López-Martinez, J., Memolli, M., Motoyoshi, Y., Mousalle Bueno, R., Negrete, J., Ojeda Cárdenes, M.A., Proaño Silva, M., Ramos-Garcia, S., Sala, H., Sheppard, P., Shin, H., Shijie, X., Shiraishi, K., Stockings, T., Trotter, S., Vaughan, D.G., Viera Da Unha De Menezes, J., Vlasich, V., Weijia, Q.,  Winther, J.-G., Miller, H., Rintoul, S. & Yang, H.  2016. Delivering 21st Century Antarctic and Southern Ocean science. Antarctic Science 28, 407-423. Doi:10.1017/S0954102016000481

 


 

Biological Invations coverRange expansion and increasing impact of the introduced wasp Aphidius matricariae Haliday on sub-Antarctic Marion Island.

Lee, J.E., Chown, S.L. 2016. Range expansion and increasing impact of the introduced wasp Aphidius matricariae Haliday on sub-Antarctic Marion Island. Biological Invasions 18, 1235-1246. Doi: 10.1007/s10530-015-0967-3

 


 

Biological Invations coverGlobal compositional variation among native and non-native regional insect assemblages emphasizes the importance of pathways.

Liebhold, A.M., Yamanaka,T., Roques, A., Augustin, S., Chown, S.L., Brockerhoff, E.G., Pyšek., P. 2016. Global compositional variation among native and non-native regional insect assemblages emphasizes the importance of pathways. Biological Invasions 18, 893-905 Doi: 10.1007/s10530-016-1079-4

 


 

pbz.2016.89.issue-2.coverBasal Metabolic Rate of the Black-Faced Sheathbill (Chionis minor): Intraspecific Variation in a Phylogenetically Distinct Island Endemic.

McClelland, G.T.W., McKechnie, A.E. & Chown, S.L. 2016. Basal metabolic rate of the black-faced sheathbill (Chionis minor): intraspecific variation in a phylogenetically distinct, island endemic. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 89, 141-150. Doi: 10.1086/685411

 


 

Int Journal of ClimatologyRising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns in South Africa’s national parks.

Van Wilgen, N.J., Goodall, V., Holness, S., Chown, S.L. & McGeoch, M.A. 2016. Rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns in South Africa’s national parks.International Journal of Climatology 36, 706-721. Doi: 10.1002/joc.4377

 


 

2015 Publications

 

Fronteirs In Ecology 13

Polar lessons learned: long-term management based on shared threats in Arctic and Antarctic environments.

Bennett, J.R., Shaw, J.D., Terauds, A., Smol, J.P., Aerts,R., Bergstrom, D.M., Blais, J.M., Cheung, W.W.L., Chown, S.L., Lea, M-A., Nielsen, U.N., Pauly, D., Reimer,K.J., Riddle, M.J., Snape, I., Stark, J.S., Tulloch, V.J., Possingham, H.P. 2015. Polar lessons learned: long-term management based on shared threats in Arctic and Antarctic environments. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13, 316–324.  Doi: 10.1890/140315

 


 

Nature 522The changing form of Antarctic biodiversity

Chown, S.L., Clarke, A., Fraser, C.I., Cary, S.C., Moon, K.L., McGeoch, M.A. 2015. The changing form of Antarctic biodiversity. Nature 522, 431–438. Doi: 10.1038/nature14505

 


 

Functional EcologyThermal physiology and urbanization: perspectives on exit, entry and transformation rules.

Chown, S.L. & Duffy, G.A. 2015. Thermal physiology and urbanization: perspectives on exit, entry and transformation rules. Functional Ecology 29: 902–912. Doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12478

 


 

Current Opinion in Insect Science coverUpper thermal tolerance in aquatic insects.

Chown, S.L., Duffy, G.A., Sørensen, J.G. 2015. Upper thermal tolerance in aquatic insects. Current Opinion in Insect Science11, 78-83. Doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2015.09.012.

 


 

Evolutionary Applications vol 8

Biological invasions, climate change and genomics. 

Chown, S.L., Hodgins, K.A., Griffin, P.C., Oakeshott, J.G., Byrne, M. & Hoffmann, A.A. 2015. Biological invasions, climate change and genomics. Evolutionary Applications 8, 23-46. Doi: 10.1111/eva.12234

 


 

Current Opinion in Insect Science coverMicroclimate-based macrophysiology: implications for insects in a warming world.

Duffy, G.A., Coetzee, B.W.T., Janion-Scheepers, C., Chown, S.L. 2015. Microclimate-based macrophysiology: implications for insects in a warming world. Current Opinion in Insect Science 11, 84-89. Doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2015.09.013.

 


 

SR natureGrowth and reproduction of laboratory-reared neanurid Collembola using a novel slime mould diet.

Hoskins, J.L., Janion-Scheepers, C., Chown, S.L., Duffy, G.A. 2015. Growth and reproduction of laboratory-reared neanurid Collembola using a novel slime mould diet. Scientific Reports 5, 11957. Doi: 10.1038/srep11957.

 


 

Zookeys 503 CoverUpdated list of Collembola species currently recorded from South Africa.

Janion-Scheepers C., Deharveng L., Bedos A., Chown S.L. 2015. Updated list of Collembola species currently recorded from South Africa. ZooKeys 503,  55-88. Doi: 10.3897/zookeys.503.8966

 


 

Antarctic ScienceA roadmap for Antarctic and Southern Ocean science for the next two decades and beyond.

Kennicutt, M.C. II, Chown, S.L., Cassano, J.J., Liggett, D., Peck, L.S., Massom, R., Rintoul, S.R., Storey, J., Vaughan, D., Wilson, T.J., Allison, I., Ayton, J., Badhe, R., Baeseman, J., Barrett, P.J., Bell, R.E., Bertler, N., Bo, S., Brandt, A., Bromwich, D., Cary, C., Clark, M.S., Convey, P., Costa E.S., Cowan, D., DeConto, R., Dunbar, R., Elfring, C., Escutia, C., Francis, J., Fricller, H.A., Fukuschi. M., Gilbert, N., Gutt, J., Havermans, C., Hik, D., Hosie, G., Jones, C., Kim, Y.D., Le Maho, Y., Lee, S.H., Leppe, M., Leitchenkov, G., Li, X., Lipenkov, V., Lochte, K., López-Martínez, J., Lüdecke, C., Lyons, W., Marenssi, S., Miller, H., Morozova, P., Naish, T., Nayak, S., Ravindra, R., Retamales, J., Ricci, C.A., Rogan-Finnemore, M., Ropert-Coudert, Y., Samah, A.A., Sanson, L., Scambos, T., Schloss, I., Shiraishi, K., Siegert, M.J., Simões, J., Sparrow, M.D., Storey, B., Wall, D.H., Walsh, J.C., Wilson, G., Winther, J.G., Xavier, J.C., Yang, H. & Sutherland, W.J. 2015. A roadmap for Antarctic and Southern Ocean science for the next two decades and beyond. Antarctic Science 27, 3-18. Doi: 10.1017/S0954102014000674

 


 

Ecology and EvolutionIndirect effects of habitat disturbance on invasion: nutritious litter from a grazing resistant plant favors alien over native Collembola.

Leinaas, H.P., Bengtsson, J., Janion-Scheepers, C., Chown, S.L. 2015. Indirect effects of habitat disturbance on invasion: nutritious litter from a grazing resistant plant favors alien over native Collembola. Ecology and Evolution 5, 3462-3471. Doi: 10.1002/ece3.1483

 


 

Global Environmental ChangeMonitoring biological invasion across the broader Antarctic: a baseline and indicator framework. 

McGeoch, M.A., Shaw, J.D., Terauds, A., Lee, J.E and Chown, S.L. 2015. Monitoring biological invasion across the broader Antarctic: a baseline and indicator framework. Global Environmental Change 32, 108-125. Doi: 10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2014.12.012

 


 

Polar Biology 37

The abundance structure of Azorella selago Hook. f. on sub-Antarctic Marion Island: testing the peak and tail hypothesis.

Phiri, E.E., McGeoch, M.A., Chown, S.L. 2015. The abundance structure of Azorella selago Hook. f. on sub-Antarctic Marion Island: testing the peak and tail hypothesis. Polar Biology 38, 1881 – 1890.  Doi: 10.1007/s00300-015-1749-1

 


 

Current Opinion in Insect Science coverInsects in a hot, crowded and connected world.

Chown, S.L. 2015. Editorial overview: Global change biology: Insects in a hot, crowded and connected world. Current Opinion in Insect Science. Doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2015.10.008.

 


 

2014 Publications

 

Experimental Biology 21A hierarchy of factors influence discontinuous gas exchange in the grasshopper Paracinema tricolor (Orthoptera: Acrididae)

Groenewald, B., Chown, S.L.,  J.S., Terblanche (2014) A hierarchy of factors influence discontinuous gas exchange in the grasshopper Paracinema tricolor (Orthoptera: Acrididae), The Journal of experimental biology 217 (19), 3407-3415. Doi: 10.1242/jeb.102814

 


 

Experimental Biology 20 coverDesiccation tolerance as a function of age, sex, humidity and temperature in adults of the African malaria vectors Anopheles arabiensis Patton and Anopheles funestus Giles

Lyons,C.L., Coetzee, M., Terblanche, J.S., Chown, S.L. (2014) Desiccation tolerance as a function of age, sex, humidity and temperature in adults of the African malaria vectors Anopheles arabiensis Patton and Anopheles funestus Giles. Experimental Biology. Doi: 10.1242/jeb.104638

 


 

Invasive Species CabiClimate change and alien species in South Africa.

Irlich,U.M., Richardson, D.M., Davies, S.J., Chown, S.L., Ziska, L.H., Dukes, J.S. (2014) Climate change and alien species in South Africa. Invasive Species and Global Climate Change 4, 129

 


 

PlosOne-cover

Local Scale Comparisons of Biodiversity as a Test for Global Protected Area Ecological Performance: A Meta-Analysis.

Coetzee, B.W.T., Gaston, K.J., Chown, S.L. (2014) Local Scale Comparisons of Biodiversity as a Test for Global Protected Area Ecological Performance: A Meta-Analysis. PLoS One. Doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0105824

 


 

 Nature issue 7512Polar research: Six priorities for Antarctic science

Kennicutt M.C., Chown S.L., Cassano J.J., Liggett D.,Massom R., Peck L.S., Rintoul S.R., Storey J.W.V., Vaughan D.G., Wilson T.J., Sutherland W.J. (2014) Polar research: Six priorities for Antarctic science. Nature 512: 23-25 Doi: 10.1038/512023a

 


 



Slide1Antarctica’s Protected Areas Are Inadequate, Unrepresentative, and at Risk.

Shaw J.D., Terauds A., Riddle M.J., Possingham H.P., Chown S.L. (2014) Antarctica’s Protected Areas Are Inadequate, Unrepresentative, and at Risk. PLoS Biol 12(6): e1001888. Doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001888

 


 

Bio Control 59Thermal tolerance of Cyrtobagous salviniae: a biocontrol agent in a changing world.

Allen, J.L., Clusella-Trullas, S., Chown, S.L. (2014), Thermal tolerance of Cyrtobagous salviniae: a biocontrol agent in a changing world, BioControl 59: 357-366. Doi: 10.1007/s10526-014-9570-2

 


 

Ecological Monographs 84The spatial structure of Antarctic biodiversity.

Convey, P., Chown, S.L., Clarke, A., Barnes D.K.A., Bokhorst, S., Cummings, V., Ducklow, H.W., Frati, F., Green, T.G.A., Gordon, S., Griffiths, H.J., Howard-Williams, C., Huiskes, A.H.L., Laybourn-Parry, J., Lyons, W.B., McMinn, A., Morley, S.A., Peck, L.S, Quesada, A., Robinson, S.A, Schiaparelli, S., Wall, D.H (2014). The spatial structure of Antarctic biodiversity. Ecological Monographs 84:203–244. Doi: 10.1890/12-2216.1

 


 

Polar Biology 37

Chemosensory and thermal cue responses in the sub-Antarctic moth Pringleophaga marioni: Do caterpillars choose Wandering Albatross nest proxies?

Haupt, T.M., Sinclair, B.J., Chown, S.L. (2014), Chemosensory and thermal cue responses in the sub-Antarctic moth Pringleophaga marioni: Do caterpillars choose Wandering Albatross nest proxies? Polar Biology 37:555–563. Doi: 10.1007/s00300-014-1457-2

 


 

Natural dispersal to sub-Antarctic Marion Island of two arthropod speciesPolar Biology 37

Lee, J.E., Terauds, A., Chown, S.L. (2014), Natural dispersal to sub-Antarctic Marion Island of two arthropod species, Polar Biology 37:781–787. Doi: 10.1007/s00300-014-1479-9

 


 

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Geothermal activity helps life survive glacial cycles.

Fraser, C.I., Terauds, A., Smellie, J., Convey, P., Chown, S.L. (2014), Geothermal activity helps life survive glacial cycles, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 111 (15), 5634-5639. Doi: 10.1073/pnas.1321437111

 


 

1-s2.0-S0006320714X00030-cov150hAliens in Antarctica: Assessing transfer of plant propagules by human visitors to reduce invasion risk.

Huiskes, A.H.L, Gremmen, N.J.M, Bergstrom, D.M, Frenot, Y., Hughes, K.A., Imura, S., Kiefer, K., Lebouvier, M., Lee, J.E, Tsujimoto, M., Ware, C., Van de Vijver, B., Chown, S.L. (2014), Aliens in Antarctica: Assessing transfer of plant propagules by human visitors to reduce invasion risk, Biological Conservation 171, 278-284. Doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2014.01.038

 


 

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Antagonistic effects of biological invasion and temperature change on body size of island ectotherms.

Treasure, A. M., Chown, S. L. (2014), Antagonistic effects of biological invasion and temperature change on body size of island ectotherms. Diversity and Distributions, 20: 202–213. Doi: 10.1111/ddi.12153

 


 

cover feLack of coherence in the warming responses of marine crustaceans

Faulkner, K.T., Clusella-Trullas, S., Peck, L.S., Chown, S.L. (2014), Lack of coherence in the warming responses of marine crustaceans. Functional Ecology. Doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12219

 


 

cover vol 20 2Novel ecosystems support substantial avian assemblages: the case of invasive alien Acacia thickets

Rogers, A.M., Chown, S.L. (2014), Novel ecosystems support substantial avian assemblages: the case of invasive alien Acacia thickets. Diversity and Distributions, 20: 34–45. Doi: 10.1111/ddi.12123

 


 

00360_184_001Lizard thermal trait variation at multiple scales: a review

Clusella-Trullas, S., Chown, S.L. (2014), Lizard thermal trait variation at multiple scales: a review, Journal of Comparative Physiology B 184 (1), 5-21. Doi: 10.1007/s00360-013-0776-x

 


 

2013 Publications

 

1-s2.0-S0022191013X00125-cov150hThermal biology, population fluctuations and implications of temperature extremes for the management of two globally significant insect pests

Nyamukondiwa, C., Weldon, C.W., Chown, S.L., le Roux, P.C., Terblanche, J.S. (2013), Thermal biology, population fluctuations and implications of temperature extremes for the management of two globally significant insect pests, Journal of insect physiology 59 (12), 1199-1211. Doi: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2013.09.004

 


 

Extinction and recolonization of maritime Antarctica in the limpet Nacella concinna (Strebel, 1908) during the last glacial cycle: toward a model of Quaternary biogeography in shallow Antarctic invertebrates

González-Wevar, C.A., Saucède, T., Morley, S. A., Chown, S.L., Poulin, E. (2013), Extinction and recolonization of maritime Antarctica in the limpet Nacella concinna (Strebel, 1908) during the last glacial cycle: toward a model of Quaternary biogeography in shallow Antarctic invertebrates. Molecular Ecology, 22: 5221–5236. Doi: 10.1111/mec.12465

 


 

Ontogenetic shifts in plant interactions vary with environmental severity and affect population structure

le Roux, P.C., Shaw, J.D., Chown, S.L. (2013), Ontogenetic shifts in plant interactions vary with environmental severity and affect population structure. New Phytologist, 200: 241–250. Doi: 10.1111/nph.12349

 


 

Heat freezes niche evolution

Araújo, M.B., Ferri‐Yáñez, F., Bozinovic, F.,Marquet, P.A., Valladares, F., Chown, S.L.(2013) Heat freezes niche evolution, Ecology letters 16 (9), 1206-1219. Doi: 10.1111/ele.12155

 


 

Animal Body SizeMacroecological Patterns in Insect Body Size, Animal Body Size: Linking Pattern and Process across Space, Time, and Taxonomic Group

Gaston, K.J, Chown S.L (2013), Macroecological Patterns in Insect Body Size, Animal Body Size: Linking Pattern and Process across Space, Time, and Taxonomic Group.

 


 

cover Insect Conservation and DiversitySolving the puzzle of Pringleophaga–threatened, keystone detritivores in the subAntarctic

Haupt, T. M., Crafford, Jan, E., Chown, S. L. (2013), Solving the puzzle of Pringleophaga – threatened, keystone detritivores in the sub-Antarctic. Insect Conservation and Diversity. Doi: 10.1111/icad.12054

 


 

Functional Ecology Vol 27 Issue 4Ecophysiological forecasting for environmental change adaptation

Chown, S. L., Hoffmann, A. A. (2013), Ecophysiological forecasting for environmental change adaptation. Functional Ecology, 27: 930–933. Doi: 10.1111/1365-2435.12119

 


 

Global Ecology and Biogeography vol 22 Issue 8A predicted niche shift corresponds with increased thermal resistance in an invasive mite, Halotydeus destructor.

Hill, M. P., Chown, S. L. and Hoffmann, A. A. (2013), A predicted niche shift corresponds with increased thermal resistance in an invasive mite, Halotydeus destructor. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 22: 942–951. Doi: 10.1111/geb.12059

 


 

Functional Ecology Vol 27 Issue 4Upper thermal limits in terrestrial ectotherms: how constrained are they?

Hoffmann, A. A., Chown, S. L., Clusella-Trullas, S. (2013), Upper thermal limits in terrestrial ectotherms: how constrained are they? Functional Ecology, 27: 934–949. Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2435.2012.02036.x

 


 

Antarctic Science Vol 26 Issue 2

Effects of temperature on heat-shock responses and survival of two species of marine invertebrates from sub-Antarctic Marion Island

Clusella-Trullas, S., Boardman, L., Faulkner, K.T., Peck, L.S., Chown, S.L. (2014). Effects of temperature on heat-shock responses and survival of two species of marine invertebrates from sub-Antarctic Marion Island, Antarctic Science, 26: 145-152. Doi:10.1017/S0954102013000473.

 


 

Biological Conservation Vol 161 May 2013Human activities, propagule pressure and alien plants in the sub-Antarctic: tests of generalities and evidence in support of management.

le Roux, P.C., Ramaswielan, T., Kalwij, J.M., Shaw, J.D., Ryan P.G., Treasure, A.M., McClelland, G.W.T., McGeoch, M.A., Chown, S.L. (2013), Human activities, propagule pressure and alien plants in the sub-Antarctic: tests of generalities and evidence in support of management, Biological Conservation 161: 18-27. Doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2013.02.005

 


 

Parasites Vectors Vol 6 Issue 104Stable and fluctuating temperature effects on the development rate and survival of two malaria vectors, Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus.

Lyons, C.L., Coetzee, M., Chown, S.L. (2013), Stable and fluctuating temperature effects on the development rate and survival of two malaria vectors, Anopheles arabiensis and Anopheles funestus, Parasit Vectors 6: 104. Doi:10.1186/1756-3305-6-104

 


 

Journal of Comparative Physiology B April 2013 Vol 183 Issue 3Metabolic and water loss rates of two cryptic species in the African velvet worm genus Opisthopatus (Onychophora)

Weldon, C.W., Daniels, S.R., Clusella-Trullas, S., Chown, S.L. (2013), Metabolic and water loss rates of two cryptic species in the African velvet worm genus Opisthopatus (Onychophora), Journal of Comparative Physiology B 183 (3), 323-332. Doi: 10.1007/s00360-012-0715-2

 


 

Global Ecology and Biogeography Vol 22 Issue 4Scale effects on the body size frequency distributions of African birds: patterns and potential mechanisms

Coetzee, B.W.T., le Roux, P.C., Chown, S.L. (2013), Scale effects on the body size frequency distributions of African birds: patterns and potential mechanisms. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 22: 380–390. Doi: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2012.00793.x

 


 

Austral Ecology Vol 38 Issue 3Species distribution modelling in lowinteraction environments: Insights from a terrestrial Antarctic system

Lee, J.E., Le Roux, P.C., Meiklejohn, K.I., Chown, S.L. (2013), Species distribution modelling in low-interaction environments: Insights from a terrestrial Antarctic system, Austral Ecology, 38: 279–288. Doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9993.2012.02401.x

 


 

Biology Letters Vol 9 Issue 1Climate change and elevational diversity capacity: do weedy species take up the slack?

Chown, S.L., le Roux, P.C., Ramaswiela, T., Kalwij, J.M., Shaw, J.D., McGeoch, M.A. (2013), Climate change and elevational diversity capacity: do weedy species take up the slack?, Biology letters 9 (1), 20120806. Doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2012.0806

 


 

Ecography Vol 36 Issue 2Contingent absences account for range limits but not the local abundance structure of an invasive springtail

Treasure, A. M. and Chown, S. L. (2013), Contingent absences account for range limits but not the local abundance structure of an invasive springtail. Ecography, 36: 146–156. Doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2012.07458.x 

 


 

Conservation Physiology Vol 1 Issue 1What is conservation physiology? Perspectives on an increasingly integrated and essential science

Cooke, S.J., Sack, L., Franklin, C.E., Farrell, A.P., Beardall, J., Wikelski, M., Steven L Chown, S.L. (2013), What is conservation physiology? Perspectives on an increasingly integrated and essential science, Conservation Physiology 1. Doi: 10.1093/conphys/cot001

 


 

Science 11 Vol 339 Issue 6116Antarctic Treaty System Past Not Predictive

Chown, S.L (2013), Antarctic Treaty System Past Not Predictive, Science 339 (6116): 141-141. Doi:10.1126/science.339.6116.141-a