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Principal Investigator(s)

Nationality of PI

Proposal Title

Study Site

available only for finished research

Cycle: 2015

 

Becker, Kendall

USA

Controls on post-fire seedling recruitment in the Yosemite Forest Dynamics Plot, California, USA

Yosemite, USA

final report

 

Drager, Andrea

USA

Staying connected: how pollination relates to tree density in the Afrotropics

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Dyer, James

USA

Using a Water Balance Approach to Examine Temperate Forest Dynamics in Complex Terrain

SCBI, USA; Lilly Dickey Woods, USA; Tyson Research Center, USA

final report

 

Kraichak, Ekaphan

Thailand

Relative Importances of Host Characters and Spatial Structure on Tropical Epiphytic Communities

Khao Chong, Thailand

final report

 

Riutta, Terhi

Finland

Quantifying ecosystem effects of insect herbivory on common oak in Wytham Woods, UK

Wytham Woods, UK

final report

 

Stark, Scott

USA

Rapidly advancing understanding of sizestructured forest dynamics in temperate and tropical forests with a highthroughput remote sensing approach

BCI, Panama; SERC, USA

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: 2014

 

Craig, Matthew

USA

Framework for quantifying drivers of soil carbon dynamics

Lilly Dicky Woods, SCBI, SERC, Tyson Research Center, and Wind River, USA

final report

 

Jaramillo, Carlos

Colombia

Pollen flora of the Amacayacu 25 Ha Plot: adding a geological time scale dimension to SIGEO plots

Amacayacu, Colombia

final report

 

Lewis, Owen

UK

Botanical and entomological datasets

Wanang, Papau New Guinea

final report

 

Ng, Jan

USA

Shifts in tree spatial patterns following reintroduction of fire disturbance

Yosemite, USA

final report

 

Zhang, Jian

China

Testing the potentials of drones in CTFS long-term monitoring network

Dinghushan, China

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: 2013

 

Barth, Molly

USA

Fire history of the Yosemite Forest Dynamics Plot

Yosemite, CA, USA

final report

 

Cushman, KC

USA

Estimates of biomass change in buttressed trees

Yasuni, Ecuador; Bukit Timah, Singapore; Khao Chong and Huai Kha Khaeng, Thailand

final report

 

Dahl, Chris

Papua New Guinea

Assemblages of seed-and fruit-feeding insects in tropical rainforests

BCI, Panama; Khao Chong, Thailand; and Wanang, Papua New Guinea

final report

 

Kimuyu, Duncan

Kenya

Elephant browsing damage on Acacia drepanolobium trees

Mpala, Kenya

final report

 

Lien, Lien

Canada

Seed dispersal within the Korup National Park and Southwest Cameroon

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

McEwan, Ryan

USA

Taxonomic and functional diversity, and typhoon impacts on subtropical forests of Taiwan

Fushan and Lienhuachih, Taiwan

final report

 

McNickle, Gordon

Canada

Model for tree allocation to roots, wood and leaves based evolutionary stable strategies

Scotty Creek, USA

final report

 

Min, Kang

Sri Lanka

Loss of large fauna on the dispersal and recruitment of big seeded plan - Bukit Timah, Pasoh, Lambir, and Khao Chong

Bukit Timah, Pasoh, Lambir, and Khao Chong

final report

 

Spasojevic, Marko

USA

Regional functional diversity on local community assembly across a temperate biodiversity gradient

Tyson Research Center, SERC, and Yosemite, USA

final report

 

Umana, Maria Natalia

Colombia

Negative Density Dependence in the Xishuangbanna Forest

Xishuangbanna, China

final report

 

Wei, Na

China

Ecological and genetic consequences of effective seed dispersal in tropical trees

BCI, Panama

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: 2010

 

Eadaoin M.I. Quinn

USA

Does age-related crown thinning occur in canopy-dominant tropical trees?

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Siewe Siewe Siewe and Jacqueline Vadjunec

Cameroon

Degradation and carbon stocks dynamics: An analysis of the anthropogenic impact on deforestation and degradation in the Korup National Park

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Lei Chen

China

The role of density dependence in community assembly: Implications from adult tree patt ern and seedling dynamics in both subtropical and tropical forest

Gutianshan, China

final report

 

Erin Spear

USA

Agents of change: Identifying phytopathogens and their contributions to tree diversity

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Madhava Meegaskumbura and Suyama Meegaskumbura

Sri Lanka

Determining microclimatic envelopes and monitoring populations of Sri Lankan Shrub-Frogs in Sinharaja 25 ha. plot to understand fi ner scale determinants of their distribution, reproduction and survival.

Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

final report

 

David L. Gorchov, Melissa K. McCormick, Dennis F. Whigham

USA

Exotic Plant Invasion in Temperate Deciduous Forest: Patterns and processes

SERC, USA

final report

 

Enright, Neal

Australia

Understanding the population dynamics of Nageia motleyi (Podocarpaceae) in lowland tropical rainforests of South-east Asia

Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Ferraz, Gonçalo; Cornelius, Cintia

Brazil

Predicting occurrence of cavity-nesting birds from tree demographic data.

Manaus, Brazil

final report

 

Kembel, Steven; Green, Jessica

Canada

Quantifying the scaling of bacterial phyllosphere diversity: The role of space, environment, and host plant attributes

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Tiansawat, Pimonrat

Malaysia

Ecological significance of seed traits in the genus Macaranga

Lambir, Malaysia

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: 2009

 

Luciana Alves

Brazil

Assessment of aboveground carbon pools of a tropical moist forest (Ilha do Cardoso, Brazil)

Ihla do Cardozo, Brazil

final report

 

Robyn Burnham

USA

Liana diversity and abundance on ten half-hectare plots in PDBFF (CTFS) and PPBIO sites near Manaus, Brazil

BDFFP & near sites

final report

 

Faith Inman-Narahari

USA

Seed Rain and Seedling Recruitment in Hawai’i

Laupahoehoe, Hawaii

final report

 

Isabelle Witte

Canada

Are boreal forests more structurally complex than temperate or tropical forests, and at which scales? A comparison of tropical, temperate, and boreal mixedwood systems

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Britta Denise Hardesty

USA

Where have all the parents gone – using inverse modeling to predict the location of unobserved parents in tropical forests

BCI, Panama

final report

 

John Parker

USA

Impacts of alien plant invasions and overabundant deer on forest regeneration and community dynamics in a temperate deciduous forest

SERC, USA

final report

 

Nadja Rueger

Germany

Parameterization of an individual-based forest model for Barro Colorado Island, Panama

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Liu Xioajuan

China

Relationships between traits and species distribution: a BCI-GTS comparison

 BCI, Panama; Gutianshan, China

final report

 

Yong Tang

China

Seeds are washed away: the role of streams in the seed dynamics in a 20 ha Dipterocarp rainforest

Xishuangbanna, China

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: 2008

 

Yu-Yun Chen

Taiwan, Republic of China

A test of density dependence in various life stage transitions in a lowland dipterocarp forest: contrasting species performance between general flowering and non general flowering years.

Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Christopher Dick

USA

Well dispersed or well disguised? A curatorial initiative focused on 85 tree species shared

BCI, Panama; Yasuni, Ecuador; Manaus, Brazil

final report

 

between BCI and Yasuní

 

David Greenberg, Susan J. Mazer

USA

Surface flow, solar radiation, and tree distributions: can we untangle the effects of water and light on tropical forest community structure?

Yasuni, Ecuador; Korup, Cameroon; Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

final report

 

Andy Jones & Patrick Jansen

USA

Density-dependent reproduction and pollen flow in a common Neotropical tree: a landscape-scale study of Jacaranda copaia on Barro Colorado Island, Panama

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Kho Lip Khoon, Yadvinder Malhi, Sylvester Tan Kheng San

Malaysia

Exploring Belowground Productivity and Carbon Cycling of Tropical Forest in the 52-ha Lambir Hills Forest Dynamics Plot

Lambir, Malaysia

final report

 

Eric Manzane

Panama

Linking liana seedling population ecology at regional and local scale in the Panama Isthmus

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Adriana Maria Zanforlin Martini

Brazil

Do sympatric species of Myrtaceae diverge in their germination requirements in a restinga forest?

Ilha do Cardoso, Brazil

final report

 

Jian Zhang

PR China

The Role of Seed Morphology on Seed Dispersal and Forest Regeneration in a 25 ha Old-growth Temperate Forest Plot

Changbaishan, China

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: 2006

 

Jeffrey K. Lake

USA

Variation in Leaf Functional Traits:  Niche Structure, Spatial Patterns and Tree Performance in the Forest at Barro Colorado Island, Panama

BCI

final report

 

Nathan Jared Boardman Kraft

USA

Creating a species- level leaf trait database for the Yasuni FDP

Yasuni

final report

 

Mike Kaspari

USA

Towards a spatial ecology of brown food webs: soil nutrients and trees as templates

Barro Colorado Island, Yasuni

final report

 

Pascale M. Poussart, Jerome Chave, Margaret S. Devall,

Canada

Extracting age and growth information from tropical ringless trees using seasonally-resolved dendrochemical measurements

Peninsula Gigante (Panama), La Planada, Yasuní, French Guiana, Korup and Sinharaja

final report

 

Nadja Rüger

Germany

From tree species characteristics to population and community dynamics – investigations with the individual-based forest model FORMIND

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Nurfazliza Bt Kamarul Bahrin

Malaysia

Species Diversity of Lianas in the 50-ha plot in the Lowland Dipterocarp of Pasoh Forest Reserve, Malaysia

Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Simon Mbua Ngale Efange

Cameroon

Correlation of bark phytochemicals from Annickia chlorantha with physiological and environmental variables across a forested African landscape

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Robyn J. Burnham

USA

Amazonian Lianas: A Comparison of Two Terra Firme Climber Communities

Manaus, Brazil; Yasuní, Ecuador

final report

 

Simon A. Queenborough

UK

Reproductive strategies of Myristicaceae in Amazonian Ecuador: Factors affecting fruit production and initiation

Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: 2007

 

B.M.P. Singhakumara

Sri Lanka

Comparative physio-morphological traits of mature-phase trees in a

Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

final report

 

KG Peay & TD Bruns

 

Assemblage structure, host preferences and edaphic specialization of

Lambir, Malaysia

final report

 

David Alan King

USA

Inferring Height Growth Histories From Leaf Scars in Palms

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Hazel T. Consunji

Philippines

Do edaphic factors influence floristic and performance variation of trees in a lowland dipterocarp forest in Palanan, Philippines?

Palanan, Philippines

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: August 2005

 

A. Elizabeth Arnold, Trichur S. Suryanarayanan

USA

Multi-scale analysis of tropical microbial diversity: cryptic fungal symbionts of tropical forest trees

Mudumalai, India;  Korup, Cameroon;  BCI, Panama

final report

 

David Kenfack

Cameroon

Patterns of morphological and molecular diversification in Carapa (Swieteniodeae – Meliaceae)

Korup, Cameroon;  Ituri, Congo; Manaus, Brazil;  La Planada, Colombia; Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Matthew D. Potts and Abd. Rahman Kassim

USA

Grouping Species into Functional Types and Characterizing Species Allometric Relationships in the Pasoh Forest To Aid in the Parameterization of the FORMIND Forest Model

Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Christos Astaras

Greece

Assessment of Drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) Feeding Ecology and Food Availability in Korup National Park, Southwest Cameroon

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Jess K. Zimmerman

USA

Long-Term Variation in Plant Reproduction and Seedling Establishment in the Luquillo Forest Dynamics Plot

Luquillo, Puerto Rico

final report

 

Hugo Romero-Saltos

Ecuador

Initial inventory of lianas in the 50 ha plot of Yasuní National Park, Ecuador

Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Jianwu Tang

P.R. China

Canopy transpiration, stomatal conductance and wind effects in a tropical forest in Taiwan

Nanjenshan, Taiwan

final report

 

Nancy C. Garwood, Joseph Wright, Renato Valencia

USA

Long-term variation in plant reproduction in an Ecuadorian rainforest

Yasuni, Ecuador; BCI, Panama

final report

 

Charles E. Zartman, Kyle E. Harms, Alexandre de Oliveira, Antônia Mesquita Ferreira

USA

Creating Identification Resources for Flowers, Fruits, Seeds, and Seedlings from the Brazilian CTFS Plot

Manaus, Brazil

final report

 

Jennifer L. Baltzer

Canada

The physiological basis of latitudinal gradients in species diversity: comparisons between everwet and seasonal forests in Malaysia and Thailand

Khao Chong, Thailand; Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Benjamin L. Turner, Richard D. Bardgett

UK

Phosphorus Limitation in Tropical Rainforests: Testing the Theory at Large Spatial Scales

BCI, Panama; Bukit, Singapore; Doi Inthanon, Khao Chong , and  Huai Kha Khaeng, Thailand;   Korup, Cameroon; Lambir, Malaysia; Luquillo, Puerto Rico; Palanan, Philippines; Pasoh, Malaysia; Sinharaja, Sri Lanka; Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Alexandre  de Oliveira, Kyle E. Harms

Brazil

Rectifying Taxonomy Between the Two Amazonian CTFS Plots

Manaus, Brasil; Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Britta Denise Hardesty

USA

Dispersal: Empirical and theoretical considerations of seed arrival, seedling recruitment, and seedling survival in a vertebrate-dispersed tree

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Elaine R. Hooper

Canada

Effect of forest fragmentation on seed dispersal and forest regeneration at the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project site in the Central Amazon

Manaus, Brasil    

final report

 

Stefan A. Schnitzer

USA

Do Edaphic Factors Determine the Abundance of Lianas in Tropical Forests?

Huai Kha Khaeng and Khao Chong, Thailand;   La Planada, Colombia;   

final report

 

BCI, Panama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: August 2005

 

A. Elizabeth Arnold, Trichur S. Suryanarayanan

USA

Multi-scale analysis of tropical microbial diversity: cryptic fungal symbionts of tropical forest trees

Mudumalai, India;                   Korup, Cameroon;                BCI, Panama

final report

 

David Kenfack

Cameroon

Patterns of morphological and molecular diversification in Carapa (Swieteniodeae – Meliaceae)

Korup, Cameroon;     Ituri, Dem. Rep. of Congo; Manaus, Brazil; La Planada, Colombia;   Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Matthew D. Potts and Abd. Rahman Kassim

USA

Grouping Species into Functional Types and Characterizing Species Allometric Relationships in the Pasoh Forest To Aid in the Parameterization of the FORMIND Forest Model

Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Christos Astaras

Greece

Assessment of Drill (Mandrillus leucophaeus) Feeding Ecology and Food Availability in Korup National Park, Southwest Cameroon

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Jess K. Zimmerman

USA

Long-Term Variation in Plant Reproduction and Seedling Establishment in the Luquillo Forest Dynamics Plot

Luquillo, Puerto Rico

final report

 

Hugo Romero-Saltos

Ecuadorian

Initial inventory of lianas in the 50 ha plot of Yasuní National Park, Ecuador

Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Jianwu Tang

P.R. China

Canopy transpiration, stomatal conductance and wind effects in a tropical forest in Taiwan

Nanjenshan, Taiwan

final report

 

Nancy C. Garwood, Joseph Wright, Renato Valencia

USA

Long-term variation in plant reproduction in an Ecuadorian rainforest

Yasuni, Ecuador     BCI, Panama

final report

 

Charles E. Zartman, Kyle E. Harms, Alexandre de Oliveira, Antônia Mesquita Ferreira

USA

Creating Identification Resources for Flowers, Fruits, Seeds, and Seedlings from the Brazilian CTFS Plot

Manaus, Brazil

final report

 

Jennifer L. Baltzer

Canadian

The physiological basis of latitudinal gradients in species diversity: comparisons between everwet and seasonal forests in Malaysia and Thailand

Khao Chong, Thailand; Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Benjamin L. Turner, Richard D. Bardgett

UK

Phosphorus Limitation in Tropical Rainforests: Testing the Theory at Large Spatial Scales

BCI, Panama; Bukit, Singapore; Doi Inthanon, Khao Chong, and Huai Kha Khaeng, Thailand; Korup, Cameroon; Lambir, Malaysia; Luquillo, Puerto Rico; Palanan, Philippines; Pasoh, Malaysia; Sinharaja, Sri Lanka; Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Alexandre  de Oliveira, Kyle E. Harms

Brazil

Rectifying Taxonomy Between the Two Amazonian CTFS Plots

Manaus, Brasil      Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Britta Denise Hardesty

USA

Dispersal: Empirical and theoretical considerations of seed arrival, seedling recruitment, and seedling survival in a vertebrate-dispersed tree

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Elaine R. Hooper

Canada

Effect of forest fragmentation on seed dispersal and forest regeneration at the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project site in the Central Amazon

Manaus, Brazil    

final report

 

Stefan A. Schnitzer

USA

Do Edaphic Factors Determine the Abundance of Lianas in Tropical Forests?

HKK and Khao Chong, Thailand; La Planada, Colombia; BCI, Panama

final report

 

Cycle: August 2004

 

Chave, Jérôme

France

Contribution of tropical forest trees to the carbon cycle: Refining biomass estimates

Yasuni, Ecuador; La Planada, Colombia; Korup, Cameroon; Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

final report

 

Chuyong, George; Kenfack, David; Thomas, Duncan

Cameroon

Habitat specificity and diversity in the Korup Forest Dynamics Plot, Cameroon

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Hooper, Elaine R.

Canada

Effect of forest fragmentation on seed dispersal and forest regeneration at the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project site in the Central Amazon

BDFFP; Manaus, Brazil

final report

 

Ichie, Tomoaki

Japan

Soil-related physiological and morphological adaptation in Dipterocarp rain forest species in Borneo

Lambir, Malaysia

final report

 

King, David Alan

USA

Wood density and adult tree height in Malaysian forests

Pasoh, Malaysia; Lambir, Malaysia

final report

 

Linder, Joshua M.

USA

Differential vulnerability of primates to hunting in Korup National Park, Cameroon: Implications for primate conservation

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Lyon, Mandela

USA

Dicot leaf morphology in tropical forests: Determining the significance of climate, ecology, and evolutionary history in shaping leaves

BCI, Panama; Korup, Cameroon; Lambir, Malaysia; Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Mullins, Chris

UK

Development of a protocol to characterize soil drought stress for use in within- and among-site comparisons of the CTFS Forest Dynamics Plots

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Nkongolo, Nsalambi V.

Dem. Rep. of Congo

Spatial distribution of soil properties in Ituri Forest, Democratic Republic of Congo

Ituri, Dem. Rep. of Congo

final report

 

F. Athanasius, Nkwatoh

Cameroon

Assessment of Non-Timber Forest Products economic potentials in the Korup Forest Dynamics Plot, Mundemba Cameroon

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Pakkad, Greuk; Kanzaki, Mamoru; Sringernyuang, Kraingsak

Thailand

Genetic variation and gene flow ofCastanopsis acuminatissima(Bl.) A. DC.  in Doi Inthanon National Park Forest Dynamic Plot, Thailand

Doi Inthanon, Thailand

final report

 

Robinson, W. Douglas

USA

Linking bird and tree communities in Central and South American forests

BCI, Panama; Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Shamsuddin, Siti Aisah; Marryanna, L.; Saiful Iskandar, K

Malaysia

Characterization of plant community in relation to fine-scale variation in topography and water availability in Pasoh 50-ha demography plot

Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Villa Munoz, Gorky

Ecuador

Brownea grandiceps used to study evolutionary processes of diversification in rain forest trees

Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Weber, Jean

France

Structure of ectomycorrhizal communities in a Dipterocarp forest and its relationship to Dipterocarp distribution

Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Yaacob, Adzmi; Rahman Kassim, Abd.; Supardi Md. Noor, Nur

Malaysia

Spatial pattern of soil nutrient distribution in the 50-ha plot of Pasoh forest reserve

Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: February 2004

 

Aguilar, Zornitza

Ecuador

Influence of the indigenous communities on the conservation of Ungurahua palm

Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Burslem, David; Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N.

UK, Sri Lanka

Ecological drivers of mast fruiting in Dipterocarps

Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

final report

 

Egbe, Andrew

Cameroon

Forest disturbance and natural regeneration in an African rainforest at Koru, Cameroon

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Heartsill-Scalley, Tamara

USA (Puerto Rico)

Characterization of riparian zones in tropical, montane rainforest: Quantifying vegetation composition and litter input

Luquillo, Puerto Rico

final report

 

Jadhav, Yogesh

India

Modeling spatio-temporal populations of invasive plant species and their ecological impacts on forest sustainability and Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary (India)

Mudumalai, India

final report

 

Lohman, David

USA

The role of host plant specificity and spatial dynamics in the biodiversity of a tropical herbivore guild

Khao Chong, Thailand

final report

 

Lopez, Omar

Panama

The interaction of light and soil moisture availability in the photosynthetic performance of tropical tree seedlings: Implications for seedling growth and survival in seasonal tropical forests

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Nkongolo, Nsalambi

Dem. Rep. of Congo

Spatial distributions of soil properties in Ituri Forest: Impacts on canopy species and potential for nitrous oxide emissions

Ituri, Dem. Rep. of Congo

final report

 

Parker, Geoffrey

USA

Comparative study of tropical forest canopy structure using a ground based LIDAR

BCI, Panama;           Luquillo, Puerto Rico; Yasuni, Ecuador; Manaus, Brazil; Pasoh, Malaysia; HKK and Khao Chong, Thailand

final report

 

Portugal, Ana

Bolivia

Effects of habitat on pteriphyte distribution in the forest dynamics plot on BCI

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Queenborough, Simon

UK

Reproductive behavior of Mystecaceae in Yasuni, Amazonian Ecuador

Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Russo, Sabrina

USA

Is there a functional basis for edaphically associated floristic variation in a Bornean Rainforest?

Lambir, Sarawak, Malaysia

final report

 

Thompson, Jill

UK

Seedling dynamics in the Luquillo Forest Dynamics Plot and parameters for a SORTIE model

Luquillo, Puerto Rico

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: August 2003

 

Baillie, Ian

UK

An investigation of the contribution of reserve nutrients and other subsoil attributes to the edaphic environments of two climatically contrasting CTFS plots

Lambir, Malaysia; HKK, Thailand

final report

 

Bohlman, Stephanie

US

Structure and species composition of the forest canopy and its impact on tree growth: combining aerial photographs with Forest Dynamics Plot data

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Brenes, Tania

Costa Rica

Herbivore pressure, Ingachemistry, toxicity and defensive ants: Comparison of the tropical communities

Yasuni, Ecuador; BCI, Panama

final report

 

F. Athanasius, Nkwatoh

Cameroon

A proposal on the assessment of Non-Timber Forest Products economy potentials in the Korup Forest Dynamics Plot

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Garrett, Karen

USA

Invasibility of tropical forest by pathogens

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Hamann, Hillary

USA

Nutrient movement and loss by differing runoff pathways in tropical forests soil: an inter site comparison of CTFS tropical forest plots

Yasuni, Ecuador; BCI, Panama; KM41, Brazil; HKK, Thailand; Khao Chong, Thailand; Pasoh, Malaysia; Lambir, Malaysia

final report

 

Hiremath, Ankila

India

Soil resources in relation to species distribution and dynamics in Indian tropical dry forest

Mudumalai, India

final report

 

King, David

USA

Tropical tree growth in relation to neighborhood competition, crow size and illumination and irregularities in tree form

Lambir and Pasoh, Malaysia

final report

 

Makana, Jean- Remy

Dem. Rep. of Congo

Testing hypotheses on monospecific dominance in a tropical forest using large mapped plots data and seedling manipulation experiments in the Ituri Forest, Central Africa

Ituri, Dem. Rep. Congo

final report

 

Sautu, Adriana

Argentina

Tree seed dominancy in the Panama Canal Watershed proposal

Panama Watershed Canal

final report

 

Schnitzer, Stefan

USA

The changing role of lianas and their contribution to tropical forest complexity and biomass: A multi site comparison

Lambir and Pasoh, Malaysia; HKK and Doi Inthanon, Thailand

final report

 

Suresh, H.S.

India

Reconstruction of climatic and fire of a tropical dry forest through tree ring analysis: The Mundumalai Forest Dynamics Plot

Mudumalai, India

final report

 

Tan, Sylvester; Itoh, Akira; LaFrankie, James

Malaysia

Development of botanical identification resources for Lambir hyperdiverse 52 hectare plot

Lambir, Malaysia

final report

 

Thomas, Duncan

UK

Using large forest dynamics plots to test methods for location areas of high botanical interest

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Thomas, Sean

USA

Leaf optical scans for rapid, comprehensive ecophysiological surveys of tropical tree floras: Characterization and cross plot comparisons of BCI, Pasoh and Ituri

BCI, Panama; Pasoh, Malaysia; Ituri, Dem. Rep. Congo

final report

 

Yoneda, Tsuyoshi; Kuwahara,Takanori

Japan

Study on carbon cycling of a mature seasonal tropical rain forest in Huai Kha Khaeng, Thailand, with special reference to spatio-temporal relationships between growth and decay systems

HKK, Thailand

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Baker, Patrick

USA

Reconstructing historical disturbance regimes and forest stand dynamics in the forest mosaic of the Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary, western Thailand

HKK, Thailand

final report

 

Harrison, Rhett

UK

Comparative community-wide studies of forest reproduction and pollinators in Old and New World tropical forests

BCI, Panama; Yasuni, Ecuador; Khao Chong, Thailand; Pasoh, Malaysia; Lambir, Malaysia

final report

 

Metz, Margaret Rowan

USA

Seedling dynamics in Yasuni National Park, Ecuador

Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Engelbrecht, Bettina; Comita, Liza

Germany

Linking seedling drought resistance with species habitat associations: Dry season mortality

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Perez, Rolando; Aguilar, Salomon; Deago, Jose

Panama

Preliminary study to evaluate the arboreal species composition, abundance, and diversity in the Panamanian forests

Panama

final report

 

Dick, Christopher; Austerlitz, Frederic; Bermingham, Eldredge

USA

Pollen dispersal limitation in tropical rainforests: A comparative study in BCI and Yasuni

BCI, Panama; Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Watkins, Jason

USA

Investigation of oomycete fungi believed to be involved in Janzen-Connell effects observed on Barro Colorado Island, Panama

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Zapfack, Louis; Achoundong, Gaston; Nkongmeneck, Bernard Aloys

Cameroon

Herbaceous and epiphytic flora of the Korup Forest Dynamics Plot in Cameroon

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Munoz, Gorky Villa

Ecuador

The Browneagrandicepsspecies complex used to study modes of speciation in understory rain forest trees

Yasuni, Ecuador; Venezuela

final report

 

Powers, Jennifer S.

USA

A mechanistic understanding of the responses of soil carbon pools in tropical forests to increasing global temperatures

BCI, Panama; Yasuni, Ecuador; HKK, Thailand; Khao Chong, Thailand; Costa Rica

final report

 

Davidar, Priya; Gunatilleke, I.A.U.N.; Gunatilleke, C.V.S.

India

Comparison of fruit characteristics, dispersal syndromes and seed dispersal in lowland rain forests of the Western Ghats and Sri Lanka

India; Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

final report

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cycle: August 2002

 

John, Robert

India

Growth and survival of trees in relation to canopy closure in a 50-ha neotropical forest plot

BCI, Panama

final report

 

Madawala Weerasinghe, H. M. Sumedha P.

Sri Lanka

A topographic comparison of soil nutrient status in relation to habitat specialization in the 25-ha Forest Dynamics Plot at Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

final report

 

Chuyong, George; Kenfack, David; Thomas, Duncan

Cameroon

Habitat specificity and diversity in the Korup Forest Dynamics Plot, Cameroon

Korup, Cameroon

final report

 

Muller-Landau, Helene

USA

Seed rain in tropical forests: Patterns, causes, and consequences for forest dynamics

Luquillo, Puerto Rico; Yasuni, Ecuador; BCI, Panama; Lambir, Malaysia

final report

 

Wills, Christopher

UK

Comparing interspecific interactions between tree species in the New- and Old World tropical forests

Lambir, Malaysia; BCI, Panama

final report

 

Hardesty, Denise

USA

Ecological and evolutionary genetics of two vertebrate-dispersed tropical trees,Simarouba amara andSymphonia globulifera

Yasuni, Ecuador; BCI, Panama

final report

 

Stacy, Elizabeth

USA

Understanding the origin of tropical tree species richness: A phylogenetic analysis of ecological data from Sinharaja’s Forest Dynamics Plot

Sinharaja, Sri Lanka

final report

 

Vencatesan, Jayshree

India

Forest reserves as refugia for human impacted biodiversity: A case study of the Forest Dynamics Plot in Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, India

Mudumalai, India

final report

 

Moscoso, Alejandra

Ecuador

Contribution to the taxonomical knowledge of the Myrtaceae, with special reference to the genusCalyptranthes Saw., in the Yasuní Dynamics Forest Project

Yasuni, Ecuador

final report

 

Zimmerman, Jess

USA

Phenologies of tropical forests: The role of light limitation

Luquillo, Puerto Rico

final report