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CE Doughty, C Gaillard, P Burns, Y Malhi, A Shenkin, D Minor, ...Satellite derived trait data slightly improves tropical forest biomass, NPP and GPP estimates.  Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 129 (7), e2024JG008108 PDF

JM Keany, P Burns, AJ Abraham, P Jantz, L Makaga, S Saatchi, F Maisels, ...CE Doughty, Using multiscale lidar to determine variation in canopy structure from African forest elephant trails Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation.  2024  PDF




P Jantz, A Abraham, B Scheffers, C Gaillard, M Harfoot, S Goetz, ...CE Doughty, Functional traits and phylogeny predict vertical foraging in terrestrial mammals and birds bioRxiv, 2024.04. 18.589860

ME Moran, LMT Aparecido, DF Koepke, HF Cooper, CE Doughty, ...Limits of thermal and hydrological tolerance in a foundation tree species (Populus fremontii) in the desert southwestern United States New Phytologist 240 (6), 2298-2311


Doughty, C.E., Keany, J.M., Wiebe, B.C. et al. Tropical forests are approaching critical temperature thresholds. Nature (2023). PDF  Scientific American       Nature Cover Photo

Abraham, AJ, ES Duvall, E le Roux, A Ganswindt, M Clauss, CE Doughty, ...(2023) Anthropogenic supply of nutrients in a wildlife reserve may compromise conservation success Biological Conservation 284, 110149

CE Doughty, C Gaillard, P Burns, J Keany, A Abraham, YS Malhi, ...(2023) Tropical forests are mainly unstratified especially in Amazonia and regions with lower fertility or higher temperatures Environmental Research: Ecology PDF  News

AJ Abraham, E Duvall, K Ferraro, AB Webster, CE Doughty, ...Understanding anthropogenic impacts on zoogeochemistry is essential for ecological restoration Restoration Ecology 31 (3), e13778

Prys-Jones, TO, AJ Abraham, JR Mihaljevic, KA Murray, CE Doughty (2023) The impact of late Pleistocene mammal extinctions on pathogen richness in extant hosts. bioRxiv, 2023.07. 18.549351

Prys-Jones, TO , TN Furstenau, AJ Abraham, IN Shaffer, CJ Sobek, ..., CE Doughty (2023) Metagenomic analysis of coprolites from three Late Pleistocene megaherbivores from the southwestern United States BioRxiv, 2022.05. 06.490351


Abraham, A.J., , Roman, J, CE Doughty, The sixth R: Revitalizing the natural phosphorus pump, Science of The Total Environment, Volume 832, 2022, 155023. PDF  News

A Nottingham, A Cheesman, T Riutta, CE Doughty, WH Huasco, ...(2021) Large contribution of recent photosynthate to soil respiration in Dipterocarpaceae-dominated tropical forest revealed by girdling  EcoEvoRxiv  PDF


CE Doughty, AW Cheesman, T Ruitta, E Thomson, A Shenkin, .. (2021).Predicting tropical tree mortality with leaf spectroscopy. Biotropica.  EcoEvoRxiv PDF   Won paper of year in biotropica.

CE Doughty, A Abraham, T Prys-Jones, T. Kolb. (2021) Forest thinning in ponderosa pines increases carbon use efficiency and energy flow from primary producers to primary consumers.  JGR Biogeosciences doi: 10.1029/2020JG005947 EcoEvoRxiv  PDF

Abraham, A.J., TO Prys‐Jones, A De Cuyper, C Ridenour, GP Hempson, ... CE Doughty (2021Improved estimation of gut passage time considerably affects trait‐based dispersal models Functional Ecology. PDF 

Abraham, A. J., Webster, A. B., Jordaan, J., Prys-Jones, T. O., Ganswindt, A., De Jager, P., & Doughty, C. E. (2021). Hyaenas play unique ecosystem role by recycling key nutrients in bones. African Journal of Ecology, 00, 1– 6. PDF

Abraham, AJ, Webster, AB, Prys-Jones, TO, et al. Large predators can mitigate nutrient losses associated with off-site removal of animals from a wildlife reserve. J Appl Ecol. 2021; 58: 1360– 1369. PDF

Yang, H, Ciais, P, Wang, Y, et al. Variations of carbon allocation and turnover time across tropical forests. Global Ecol Biogeogr. 2021; 30: 1271– 1285.

Huaraca Huasco, W, Riutta, T, Girardin, CAJ, et al. Fine root dynamics across pantropical rainforest ecosystems. Glob Change Biol. 2021; 27: 3657– 3680.


Y Malhi, C Girardin, DB Metcalfe, CE Doughty, LEOC Aragão, SW Rifai, ...2020 The Global Ecosystems Monitoring network: Monitoring ecosystem productivity and carbon cycling across the tropics Biological Conservation 253, 108889

CE Doughty, TO Prys‐Jones, S Faurby, AJ Abraham, C Hepp, V Leshyk, ...Megafauna decline have reduced pathogen dispersal which may have increased emergent infectious diseases.  Ecography  PRESS  PDF


CE Doughty, A Abraham, J Roman. The sixth R: Revitalizing the natural phosphorus pump.  EcoEvoRxiv


CE Doughty, A Abraham, J Windsor, M Mommert, M Gowenlock, ...Distinguishing multicellular life on exoplanets by testing Earth as an exoplanet

International journal of Astrobiology  1-8  DOI:  Arxiv  PDF  

BJ Enquist, AJ Abraham, MBJ Harfoot, Y Malhi, CE Doughty. The megabiota are disproportionately important for biosphere functioning

Nature communications 11 (1), 1-11


F Berzaghi, M Longo, P Ciais, S Blake, , ... CE Doughty Carbon stocks in central African forests enhanced by elephant disturbance

Nature Geoscience 12 (9), 725-729

PG Taylor, CC Cleveland, F Soper, WR Wieder, SZ Dobrowski, CE Doughty ...Greater stem growth, woody allocation, and aboveground biomass in Paleotropical forests than in Neotropical forests Ecology 100 (3), e02589


S Fauset, M Gloor, N Fyllas, OL Phillips, GP Asner, T Baker, L Bentley, .CE Doughty..Individual-based modelling of Amazon forests suggests that climate controls productivity while traits control demography Frontiers in Earth Science 7, 8332019


OJ Schmitz, CC Wilmers, SJ Leroux, CE Doughty, TB Atwood, M Galetti, ...Animals and the zoogeochemistry of the carbon cycle.  Science 362 (6419), eaar3213

SW Rifai, CAJ Girardin, E Berenguer, J del Aguila-Pasquel, CAL Dahlsjö, CE Doughty ...ENSO Drives interannual variation of forest woody growth across the tropics.  Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 373 …

ER Thomson, Y Malhi, H Bartholomeus, I Oliveras, A Gvozdevaite, ...CE Doughty,  Mapping the Leaf Economic Spectrum across West African Tropical Forests Using UAV-Acquired Hyperspectral Imagery Remote Sensing 10 (10), 1532

DB Metcalfe, W Rocha, JK Balch, PM Brando, CE Doughty, Y Malhi., Impacts of fire on sources of soil CO2 efflux in a dry Amazon rain forest Global change biology 24 (8), 3629-3641

Doughty, C.E., P.E Santos-Andrade, Shenkin A., Goldsmith, G.R., Bentley, L.P. Blonder, B., Diaz, S., Salinas, N., Enquist B.J., Martin, R.E. Asner, G.P., Malhi, Y. Tropical forest leaves may darken in response to climate change. Nature Ecology and Evolution (2018) PDF 

Doughty, C.E., Goldsmith, G. R., Raab, N.,  C. A. J. Girardin, et al., What controls variation in carbon use efficiency among tropical forests? 2018 Biotropica PDF

F Berzaghi, H Verbeeck, MR Nielsen, CE Doughty, F Bretagnolle, ...Assessing the role of megafauna in tropical forest ecosystems and biogeochemical cycles‐the potential of vegetation models.  2018 Ecography

McDowell, N.  et al. Drivers and mechanisms of tree mortality in moist tropical forests. 2018 New Phytologist

BM Stevens, J Propster, GWT Wilson, A Abraham, C Ridenour, CE Doughty, ...Mycorrhizal symbioses influence the trophic structure of the Serengeti

2018 Journal of Ecology 106 (2), 536-546


Enquist, B.J.  et al.  Assessing trait-based scaling theory in tropical forests spanning a broad temperature gradient. 2017 Global Ecology and Biogeography

Doughty, C.E., Herbivores increase the global availability of nutrients over millions of years. 2017 Nature Eco/Evo PDF

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Doughty, C.E., D.B. Metcalfe, C. A. J. Girardin, et al.,  Can leaf spectroscopy predict leaf and forest traits along a Peruvian tropical forest elevation gradient? 2017 JGR Biogeosciences PDF

PG Taylor, CC Cleveland, WR Wieder, BW Sullivan, CE Doughty, et al. Temperature and rainfall interact to control carbon cycling in tropical forests

Ecology Letters 20 (6), 779-788

Y Malhi, CAJ Girardin, GR Goldsmith, CE Doughty, N Salinas, ...The variation of productivity and its allocation along a tropical elevation gradient: a whole carbon budget perspective.  New Phytologist 214 (3), 1019-1032

Chavana‐Bryant, C.,  Malhi, Y., Wu, J., Asner, G.P., Anastasiou, A., Enquist, B.J.,  Caravasi, C., Doughty, C.E.,  Saleska, S.R., Martin, R.E., Gerard, F.F. (2017) Leaf aging of Amazonian canopy trees as revealed by spectral and physiochemical measurements. New Phytologist


Doughty, C.E., S. Faurby, A. Wolf, Y Malhi, J. Svenning.  Changing NPP consumption patterns in the Holocene: from megafauna “liberated” NPP to “ecological bankruptcy” Anthropocene Review. 2016 PDF


Doughty, C.E., Faurby, S. and Svenning, J. (2016) The impact of the megafauna extinctions on savanna woody cover in South America. Ecography. PDF

Doughty, C.E., Roman, J., Faurby, S., Wolf, A., Haque, A., Bakker, E.S., Malhi, Y., Dunning, J.B. and Svenning, J.C. (2016) Global nutrient transport in a world of giants. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.PDF

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Doughty, C.E., Wolf, A., Baraloto, C. and Malhi, Y. (2016) Interdependency of plants and animals in controlling the sodium balance of ecosystems and the impacts of global defaunation. Ecography. PDF


Doughty, C.E., Wolf, A., Morueta-Holme, N., Jorgensen, P.M., Sandei, B., Violle, C., Boyle, B., Kraft, N.J.B., Peel, R.K., Enquist, B.J., Svenning, J., Blake, S. and Galetti, M. (2016) Megafauna extinction, tree species range reduction and carbon storage in Amazonian forests. Ecography. PDF

Doughty, C.E., Wolf, A.  (2016) Detecting 3D vegetation structure with the Galileo space probe: Can a distant probe detect vegetation structure on Earth? - PloS one  PDF

Girardin, C.A.J., Malhi, Y., Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Meir, P., del Aguila-Pasquel, J., Araujo-Murakami, A., da Costa, A.C.L., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Farfán Amézquita, F. and Rowland, L. (2016) Seasonal trends of Amazonian rainforest phenology, net primary productivity and carbon allocation. Global Biogeochemical Cycles.


Malhi, Y., Doughty, C.E., Galetti, M., Smith, F.A., Svenning, J. and Terborgh, J.W. (2016) Megafauna and ecosystem function from the Pleistocene to the Anthropocene. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.


Smith, F.A., Doughty, C.E. Malhi, Y. , Svenning J., and Terborgh J. (2016) Megafauna in the Earth system.  Volume 39, Issue 2, February 2016, Pages: 99–108,


Cleveland, C.C., Taylor, P., Chadwick, K.D., Dahlin, K.L., Doughty, C.E., Malhi, Y., Smith, W.K., Sullivan, B.W., Wieder, W.R. and Townsend, A.R. (2015) A comparison of plot-based, satellite and Earth system model estimates of tropical forest net primary production. Global Biogochemical Cycles.


Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Girardin, C.A.J., Amezquita, F.F., Durand, L., Huaraca Huasco, W., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Araujo-Murakami, A., da Costa, M.C., da Costa, A.C.L., Rocha, W., Meir, P., Galbraith, D. and Malhi, Y. (2015) Source and sink carbon dynamics and carbon allocation in the Amazon basin. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. PDF


Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Girardin, C.A.J., Farfan Amezquita, F., Galiano Cabrera, D., Huaraca Huasco, W., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Araujo-Murakami, A., da Costa, M.C., Rocha, W., Feldpausch, T.R., Mendoza, A.L.M., da Costa, A.C.L., Meir, P., Phillips, O.L. and Malhi, Y. (2015) Drought impact on forest carbon dynamics and fluxes in Amazonia. Nature, 519: 78-82. PDF

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Lorimer, J., Sandom, C., Jepson, P., Doughty, C., Barua, M. and Kirby, K. (2015) Rewilding: Science, practice and politics. Annual Review of Environment and Resources, 40.


Malhi, Y., Doughty, C.E., Goldsmith, G.R., Girardin, C.A.J., Marthews, T.R., Aguila-Pasquel, J., Aragao, L.E.O.C., Araujo-Murakami, A., Brando, P., da Costa, A.C.L., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Amezquita, F.F., Galbraith, D.R., Quesada, C.A., Rocha, W., Salinas-Revilla, N., Silverio, D., Meir, P. and Phillips, O.L. (2015) The linkages between photosynthesis, productivity, growth and biomass in lowland Amazonian forests. Global Change Biology.


Rowland, L., da Costa, A.C.L., Galbraith, D.R., Oliveira, R.S., Binks, O.J., Oliveira, A.A.R., Pullen, A.M., Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Vasconcelos, S.S., Ferreira, L.V., Malhi, Y., Grace, J., Mencuccini, M. and Meir, P. (2015) Death from drought in tropical forests is triggered by hydraulics not carbon starvation. Nature.


Rowland, L., Harper, A., Christoffersen, B.O., Galbraith, D.R., Imbuzeiro, H.M.A., Powell, T.L., Doughty, C., Levine, N.M., Malhi, Y., Saleska, S.R., Moorcroft, P.R., Meir, P. and Williams, M. (2015) Modelling climate change responses in tropical forests: similar productivity estimates across five models, but different mechanisms and responses. Geoscientific Model Development, 8: 1097-1110.




Araujo-Murakami, A., Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Arroyo, L., Heredia, J.P., Flores, M., Sibler, R., Mendizabal, L.M., Pardo-Toledo, E., Vega, M., Moreno, L., Rojas-Landivar, V.D., Halladay, K., Girardin, C.A.J., Killeene, T.J. and Malhi, Y. (2014) The productivity, allocation and cycling of carbon in forests at the dry margin of the Amazon forest in Bolivia. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7(1-2): 55-69. Special Issue: Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests.


da Costa, A.C.L., Metcalfe, D.B., Doughty, C.E., de Oliveira, A.A.R., Neto, G.F.C., da Costa, M.C., de Athaydes Silva Junior, J., Aragão, L.E.O.C., Almeida, S., Galbraith, D.R., Rowland, L.M., Meir, P. and Malhi, Y. (2014)Ecosystem respiration and net primary productivity after 8-10 years of experimental through-fall reduction in an eastern Amazon forest. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7(1-2): 7-24. Special Issue: Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests..


del Aguila-Pasquel, J., Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Girardin, C.A.J., Chung Gutierrez, J.A., Navarro-Aguilar, G.E., Quesada, C.A., Hidalgo, C.G., Reyna Huaymacari, J.M., Halladay, K., del Castillo Torres, D., Phillips, O. and Malhi, Y. (2014) The seasonal cycle of productivity, metabolism and carbon dynamics in a wet aseasonal forest in north-west Amazonia (Iquitos, Peru). Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7(1-2): 71-83. Special Issue: Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests..


Doughty, C.E., Malhi, Y., Araujo-Murakami, A., Metcalfe, D.B., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Arroyo, L., Heredia, J.P., Pardo-Toledo, E., Mendizabal, L.M., Rojas-Landivar, V.D., Martinez, M., Valencia, M., Rivero, R. and Vare, L. (2014) Allocation trade-offs dominate the response of tropical forest growth to seasonal and interannual drought. Ecology, 95(8): 2192-2201. PDF


Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., da Costa, M.C., de Oliveira, A.A.R., Netoc, G.F.C., Silva, J.A., Aragão, L.E.O.C., Almeida, S.S., Quesada, C.A., Girardin, C.A.J., Halladay, K., da Costa, A.C.L. and Malhi, Y. (2014) The production, allocation and cycling of carbon in a forest on fertile terra preta soil in eastern Amazonia compared with a forest on adjacent infertile soil. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7(1-2): 41-53. Special Issue: Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests..PDF


Doughty, C.E., Taylor, L.L., Girardin, C.A.J., Malhi, Y. and Beerling, D. (2014) Montane forest root growth and soil organic layer depth may have stabilized Cenozoic global change. Geophysical Research Letters, 41(3): 983-990. PDF

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Gatti, L.V., Gloor, M., Miller, J.B. Doughty, C.E., Malhi, Y., Domingues, L.G., Basso, L.S., Martinewski, A., Correia, C.S.C., Borges, V.F., Freitas, S., Braz, R., Anderson, L.O., Rocha, H., Grace, J., Phillips, O.L. and Lloyd, J. (2014) Drought sensitivity of Amazonian carbon balance revealed by atmospheric measurements.Nature, 506: 76-80.


Girardin, C.A.J., Malhi, Y., Feeley, K.J., Rapp, J.M., Silman, M.R., Meir, P., Huaraca Huasco, W., Salinas, N., Mamani, M., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Garcia Cabera, K., Farfan Rios, W., Metcalfe, D.B., Doughty, C.E. and Arago, L.E.O.C. (2014) Seasonality of above-ground net primary productivity along an Andean, altitudinal transect in Peru. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 30(06): 503-519.


Girardin, C.A.J., Silva Espejob, J.E., Doughty, C.E., Huaraca Huasco, W., Metcalfe, D.B., Durand-Baca, L., Marthews, T.R., Aragao, L.E.O.C., Farfán-Rios, W., García-Cabrera, K., Halladay, K., Fisher, J.B., Galiano-Cabrera, D.F., Huaraca-Quispe, L.P., Alzamora-Taype, I., Eguiluz-Mora, L., Salinas-Revilla, N., Silman, M.R., Meir, P. and Malhi, Y. (2014) Productivity and carbon allocation in a tropical montane cloud forest in the Peruvian Andes. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7(1-2): 107-123. Special Issue: Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests..


Gurdak, D.J., Aragão, L.E.O.C., Rozas-Dávila, A., Huasco, W.H., Cabrera, K.G., Doughty, C.E., Farfan-Rios, W., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Silman, M.R. and Malhi, Y. (2014) Assessing above-ground woody debris dynamics along a gradient of elevation in Amazonian cloud forests in Peru: balancing above-ground inputs and respiration outputs. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7(1-2): 143-160. Special Issue: Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests..


Huaraca Huasco, W., Girardin, C.A.J., Doughty, C.E., Metcalfe, D.B., Baca, L.D., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Cabrera, D.G., Aragão, L.E.O.C., Davila, A.R., Marthews, T.R., Huaraca-Quispe, L.P., Alzamora-Taype, I., Mora, L.E., Farfán-Rios, W., Cabrera, K.G., Halladay, K., Salinas-Revilla, N., Silman, M.R., Meir, P. and Malhi, Y. (2014)Seasonal production, allocation and cycling of carbon in two mid-elevation tropical montane forest plots in the Peruvian Andes. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7(1-2): 125-142. Special Issue: Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests..


Malhi, Y., Farfán Amézquita, F., Doughty, C.E., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Girardin, C.A.J., Metcalfe, D.B., Aragão, L.E.O.C., Huaraca-Quispe, L.P., Alzamora-Taype, I., Eguiluz-Mora, L., Marthews, T.R., Halladay, K., Quesada, C.A., Robertson, A.L., Fisher, J.B., Zaragoza-Castells, J., Rojas-Villagra, C.M., Pelaez-Tapia, Y., Salinas, N., Meir, P. and Phillips, O.L. (2014) The productivity, metabolism and carbon cycle of two lowland tropical forest plots in south-western Amazonia, Peru. Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7(1-2): 85-105. Special Issue: Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests..


Rocha, W., Metcalfe, D.B., Doughty, C.E., Brando, P., Silvério, D., Halladay, K., Nepstad, D.C., Balch, J.K. and Malhi, Y. (2014) Ecosystem productivity and carbon cycling in intact and annually burnt forest at the dry southern limit of the Amazon rainforest (Mato Grosso, Brazil). Plant Ecology and Diversity, 7(1-2): 25-40. Special Issue: Ecosystem Dynamics of Amazonian and Andean Forests..




Doughty, C.E. (2013) Preindustrial human impacts on global and regional environment. Environment and Resources, 38: 503-527. PDF


Doughty, C.E., Wolf, A. and Malhi, Y. (2013) The impact of large animal extinctions on nutrient fluxes in early river valley civilizations. Ecosphere, 4(12). PDF


Doughty, C.E., Wolf, A. and Malhi, Y. (2013) The legacy of the Pleistocene megafauna extinctions on nutrient availability in Amazonia. Nature Geoscience, 6(2013): 761-764. PDF

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Metcalfe, D.B., Asner, G.P., Martin, R.E., Silva Espejo, J.E., Huasco, W.H., Farfán Amézquita, F.F., Carranza-Jimenez, L., Galiano Cabrera, D.F., Baca, L.D., Sinca, F., Huaraca Quispe, L.P., Taype, I.A., Mora, L.E., Dávila, A.R., Solórzano, M.M., Puma Vilca, B.L., Laupa Román, J.M., Guerra Bustios, P.C., Revilla, N.S., Tupayachi, R., Girardin, C.A.J., Doughty, C.E. and Malhi, Y. (2013) Herbivory makes major contributions to ecosystem carbon and nutrient cycling in tropical forests. Ecology Letters.

Rowlands, L., Malhi, Y., Silva-Espejo, J.E., Farfan-Amezquita, F., Halladay, K., Doughty, C.E., Meir, P. and Philips, O.L. (2013) The sensitivity of wood production to seasonal and interannual variations in climate in a lowland Amazonian rainforest. Oceologica.

Wolf, A., Doughty, C.E. and Malhi, Y. (2013) Lateral Diffusion of Nutrients by Mammalian Herbivores in Terrestrial Ecosystems. PLoS ONE, 8(8).


Doughty, C.E. (2012) Theoretical Impact of Changing Albedo on Precipitation at the Southernmost Boundary of the ITCZ in South America. Earth Interactions, 16(8). PDF


Doughty, C.E. (2011) An in situ leaf and branch level warming experiment in the Amazon. Biotropica, 43(6): 658-665. PDF

Doughty, C.E., Asner, G.P. and Martin, R.E. (2011) Predicting tropical plant physiology from leaf and canopy spectroscopy. Oecologia, 165(2): 289-299. PDF

Doughty, C.E., Field, C.B. and McMillan, A.M.S. (2011) Can crop albedo be increased through the modification of leaf trichomes and could this cool regional climate? Climatic Change, 104(2): 379-387. PDF

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Malhi, Y., Doughty, C. and Galbraith, D. (2011) The allocation of ecosystem net primary productivity in tropical forests. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, B, 366(1582).


Doughty, C.E. (2010) The development of agriculture in the Americas: an ecological perspective. Ecosphere, 1(6). PDF

Doughty, C.E. and Field, C.B. (2010) Agricultural net primary production in relation to that liberated by the extinction of Pleistocene mega-herbivores: an estimate of agricultural carrying capacity? Environmental Research Letters, 5. PDF

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Doughty, C.E. and Wolf, A. (2010) Detecting Tree-like Multicellular Life on Extrasolar Planets. Astrobiology, 10(9): 869-879. PDF

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Doughty, C.E., Flanner, M.G. and Goulden, M.L. (2010) Effect of smoke on subcanopy shaded light, canopy temperature, and carbon dioxide uptake in an Amazon rainforest. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 24(3). PDF

Doughty, C.E., Wolf, A. and Field, C.B. (2010) Biophysical feedbacks between the Pleistocene megafauna extinction and climate: The first human-induced global warming? Geophysical Research Letters, 37(15). PDF

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Doughty, C.E. and Goulden, M.L. (2008) Are tropical forests near a high temperature threshold. Journal of Geophysical Research, 113. PDF


Doughty, C.E. and Goulden, M.L. (2008) Seasonal patterns of tropical forest leaf area index and CO2 exchange.Journal of Geophysical Research, 113. PDF




Doughty, C.E., Goulden, M.L., Miller, S.D. and da Rocha, H.R. (2006) Circadian rhythms constrain leaf and canopy gas exchange in an Amazonian forest. Geophysical Research Letters, 33. PDF

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