Several Open Books







2021 Publications

Tainá Madalena Oliveira de Moraisa, Erika Berenguer, Jos Barlow, Filipe França, Gareth D. Lennox, Yadvinder Malhi, Liana Chesini Rossi, Marina Maria Moraes de Seixas, Joice Ferreira (2021) Leaf-litter production in human-modified Amazonian forests following the El Niño-mediated drought and fires of 2015–2016. Forest Ecology and Management 496, 

Draper FC et al.  (including Malhi Y) (2021) Amazon tree dominance across forest strata. Nature Ecology & Evolution 5 757-767. et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Taking the pulse of Earth's tropical forests using networks of highly distributed plots. Biological Conservation

Bennett AC et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Resistance of African tropical forests to an extreme climate anomaly. PNAS 118 e2003169118,

Zhong Y et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Arbuscular mycorrhizal trees influence the latitudinal beta-diversity gradient of tree communities in forests worldwide. Nature Communications 12 3137,

Huaraca Huasco W et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Fine root dynamics across pantropical rainforest ecosystems. Global Change Biology 27 3657-3680,

David T. Milodowski, David A. Coomes, Tom Swinfield, Tommaso Jucker, Terhi Riutta, Yadvinder Malhi, Martin Svátek, Jakub Kvasnica, David F. R. P. Burslem, Robert M. Ewers, Yit Arn Teh, Mathew Williams (2021) The impact of logging on vertical canopy structure across a gradient of tropical forest degradation intensity in Borneo. Journal of Applied Ecology,

Girardin CAJ, Jenkins S, Seddon N, Allen M, Lewis SL, Wheeler CE, Griscom BW,  Malhi Y (2021) Nature-based solutions can help cool the planet — if we act now. Nature 593 191-194.

Julia Rodrigues Barreto, Erika Berenguer, Joice Ferreira, Carlos A. Joly, Yadvinder Malhi, Marina Maria Moraes de Seixas, Jos Barlow (2021) Assessing invertebrate herbivory in human‐modified tropical forest canopies. Ecology and Evolution, 11: 4012-4022, doi: 10.1002/ece3.7295

Draper FC et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Amazon tree dominance across forest strata. Nature Ecology & Evolution, doi: 10.1038/s41559-021-01418-y

Pos E et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) The Maximum Entropy Formalism of statistical mechanics in a biological application: a quantitative analysis of tropical forest ecology. bioRxiv doi: 10.1101/2021.03.31.437717

Duque A et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Mature Andean forests as globally important carbon sinks and future carbon refuges. Nature Communications 12: 2138, doi: 10.1038/s41467-021-22459-8

Félicien Meunier, Sruthi M. Krishna Moorthy, Marc Peaucelle, Kim Calders, Louise Terryn, Wim Verbruggen, Chang Liu, Ninni Saarinen, Niall Origo, Joanne Nightingale, Mathias Disney, Yadvinder Malhi, and Hans Verbeeck (2021) Using terrestrial laser scanning to constrain forest ecosystem structure and functions in the Ecosystem Demography model (ED2.2). Geoscientific Model Development doi: 10.5194/gmd-2021-59, In press

Signori-Müller C et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Non-structural carbohydrates mediate seasonal water stress across Amazon forests. Nature Communications 12: 2310

Thomson ER et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Multiscale mapping of plant functional groups and plant traits in the High Arctic using field spectroscopy, UAV imagery and Sentinel-2A data. Environmental Research Letters 16: 055006


Wills C, et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Interactions between all pairs of neighboring trees in 16 forests worldwide reveal details of unique ecological processes in each forest, and provide windows into their evolutionary historie. PLOS Computational Biology doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008853


Terhi Riutta,  Lip Khoon Kho,  Yit Arn Teh,  Robert Ewers,  Noreen Majalap,  Yadvinder Malhi (2021) Major and persistent shifts in below‐ground carbon dynamics and soil respiration following logging in tropical forests. Global Change Biology 27: 2225-2240, doi: 10.1111/gcb.15522

Restrepo-Coupe N, et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Understanding water and energy fluxes in the Amazonia: Lessons from an observation‐model intercomparison. Global Change Biology 27: 1802-1819, doi: 10.1111/gcb.15555

Anabelle W. Cardoso, Imma Oliveras, Katharine A. Abernethy, Kathryn J. Jeffery, Sarah Glover, David Lehmann, Josué Edzang Ndong, Lee J. T. White, William J. Bond, Yadvinder Malhi (2021) A distinct ecotonal tree community exists at central African forest–savanna transitions. Journal of Ecology 109, 1170-1183,

Doughty CE, et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Predicting tropical tree mortality with leaf spectroscopy. Biotropica 53, 581-593

Signori-Müller C, et al. (including Malhi Y and Oliveras I.) (2021) Non-structural carbohydrates mediate seasonal water stress across Amazon forests. Nature Communications (In Press)

Restrepo‐Coupe N, et al. (including Malhi Y) (2021) Understanding water and energy fluxes in the Amazonia: Lessons from an observation‐model intercomparison. Global Change Biology

Flack‐Prain S, Meir P, Malhi Y, Smallman TL, Williams M (2021) Does economic optimisation explain LAI and leaf trait distributions across an Amazon soil moisture gradient? Global Change Biology 27 (3), 587-605.

Terhi Riutta,  Lip Khoon Kho,  Yit Arn Teh,  Robert Ewers,  Noreen Majalap,  Yadvinder Malhi (2021) Major and persistent shifts in below‐ground carbon dynamics and soil respiration following logging in tropical forests. Global Change Biology

Visakorpi K, Gripenberg S, Malhi Y, Riutta T (2021) Does insect herbivory suppress ecosystem productivity? Evidence from a temperate woodland. BioRxiv,

Malhi Y, et al. (2021) The Global Ecosystems Monitoring network: Monitoring ecosystem productivity and carbon cycling across the tropics. Biological Conservation 253, 108889

Alexander G Linan, et al. (including Y Malhi) (2021) The evolutionary assembly of forest communities along environmental gradients: recent diversification or sorting of pre-adapted clades? bioRxiv, 2020.12. 22.424032

Stuart J. Davies, et al. (including Yadvinder Malhi) (2021) ForestGEO: Understanding forest diversity and dynamics through a global observatory network. Biological Conservation 253, 108907

Aguirre-Gutiérrez J. et al. (2021), Pantropical modelling of canopy functional traits using Sentinel-2 remote sensing data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 252,112122.

Masha T van der Sande, et al. (including Yadvinder Malhi) (2021) Modern pollen rain predicts shifts in plant trait composition but not plant diversity along the Andes–Amazon elevational gradient. Journal of Vegetation Science 32, e12925,

Disney M, Jackson T, Shenkin A., Majalap N, bin Jami U., bin Sailim A., Reynolds G.,Coomes D., Chandler C., Boyd D., Burt A., Wilkes P., Malhi Y. (2021) The mechanical stability of the world’s tallest broadleaf trees. Biotropica 53, 110-120.

Aguirre-Gutiérrez J. et al. (2021), Pantropical modelling of canopy functional traits using Sentinel-2 remote sensing data. Remote Sensing of Environment 252,112122

2020 Publications

JC Aleman, A Fayolle, C Favier, AC Staver, KG Dexter, CM Ryan, AF Azihou, D Bauman, M Te Beest, EN Chidumayo, JA Comiskey, JPGM Cromsigt, H Dessard, J-L Doucet, M Finckh, J-F Gillet, S Gourlet-Fleury, GP Hempson, RM Holdo, B Kirunda, FN Kouame, G Mahy, F Maiato P Gonçalves, I McNicol, P Nieto Quintano, AJ Plumptre, RC Pritchard, R Revermann, CB Schmitt, AM Swemmer, H Talila, E Woollen, MD Swaine (2020) Floristic evidence for alternative biome states in tropical Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, 28183-28190.

Fidèle Cuma Mushagalusa, David Bauman, Basile Mujinya Bazirake, Yona Mleci, Mpibwe Kalenga, Mylor Ngoy Shutcha, Pierre Meerts (2020) Phenotypic plasticity, not ecotype differentiation, explains the broad ecological niche of a tree species in African dry woodlands. Environmental and Experimental Botany 178, 104186.

Benone, N.L., Soares, B.E., Lobato, C.M.C., et al. (2020) How modified landscapes filter rare species and modulate the regional pool of ecological traits? Hydrobiologia.

Delhaye, G, Bauman, D, Séleck, M, Ilunga wa Ilunga, E, Mahy, G, Meerts, P. Interspecific trait integration increases with environmental harshness: A case study along a metal toxicity gradient. Functional Ecology 34, 1428-1437

Vleminckx, J, Bauman, D, Demanet, M, Hardy, OJ, Doucet, J‐L, Drouet, T. (2020) Past human disturbances and soil fertility both influence the distribution of light‐demanding tree species in a Central African tropical forest. Journal of Vegetation Science. 31, 440– 453.

Jonathan Muledi, David Bauman, Arnaud Jacobs, Pierre Meerts, Mylor Shutcha, Thomas Drouet (2020) Tree growth, recruitment, and survival in a tropical dry woodland: The importance of soil and functional identity of the neighbourhood. Forest Ecology and Management 460, 117894

Cuma Mushagalusa, F, Bauman, D, Ngoy Shutcha, M, Meerts, P. (2020) Trait divergence of woody species in relation to affinity for termite mounds in Upper Katanga (DR Congo). Journal of Vegetation Science 31, 162– 172.

Stuart J Davies, et al. (including Yadvinder Malhi) (2020) ForestGEO: Understanding forest diversity and dynamics through a global observatory network. Biological Conservation 253, January 2021, 108907

HS Grantham, A Duncan, TD Evans, KR Jones, HL Beyer, R Schuster, J Walston, JC Ray, JG Robinson, M Callow, T Clements, HM Costa, A DeGemmis, PR Elsen, J Ervin, P Franco, E Goldman, S Goetz, A Hansen, E Hofsvang, P Jantz, S Jupiter, A Kang, P Langhammer, WF Laurance, S Lieberman, M Linkie, Y Malhi, S Maxwell, M Mendez, R Mittermeier, NJ Murray, H Possingham, J Radachowsky, S Saatchi, C Samper, J Silverman, A Shapiro, B Strassburg, T Stevens, E Stokes, R Taylor, T Tear, R Tizard, O Venter, P Visconti, S Wang, JEM Watson (2021) Anthropogenic modification of forests means only 40% of remaining forests have high ecosystem integrity. Nat Commun 11, 5978

GR Goldsmith, J Fisher, I Oliveras, Y Malhi, C Doughty (2020) Comparing and validating measures of water-use efficiency from NASA's ECOSTRESS mission. AGU Fall Meeting 2020

Andrew Nottingham, Alexander Cheesman, Terhi Riutta, Christopher E Doughty, Walter Huaraca Huasco, Noreen Majalap, Yadvinder Malhi, Yit Arn Teh (2020) Large contribution of recent photosynthate to soil respiration in Dipterocarpaceae-dominated tropical forest revealed by girdling. EcoEvoRxiv, doi:10.32942/

Benjamin Blonder, Sabine Both, Miguel Jodra, Hao Xu, Mark Fricker, Ilaíne S Matos, Noreen Majalap, David FRP Burslem, Yit Arn Teh, Yadvinder Malhi (2020) Linking functional traits to multiscale statistics of leaf venation networks. New Phytologist 228, 1796-1810.

Aguirre-Gutiérrez J, et al (including Malhi Y and Oliveras I.(2020). Long-term droughts may drive drier tropical forests towards increased functional, taxonomic and phylogenetic homogeneity. Nat Commun 11, 3346

Armenteras D., González TM, Vargas JM, Elizalde MCM, Oliveras I (2020) Incendios en ecosistemas del norte de Suramérica: avances en la ecología del fuego tropical en Colombia, Ecuador y Perú  Caldasia 42 (1).

Asaaga FA , Hirons MA, Malhi Y (2020). Questioning the link between tenure security and sustainable land management in cocoa landscapes in Ghana. World Development 130, 104913

Blonder, B., Both, S., Jodra, M., Xu, H., Fricker, M., Matos, I.S., Majalap, N., Burslem, D.F., Teh, Y.A. and Malhi, Y. 2020. Linking functional traits to multiscale statistics of leaf venation networks. New Phytol.

Boonman, C.C.F., van Langevelde, F., Oliveras, I., Couédon, J., Luijken, N., Martini, D. and Veenendaal, E.M. (2020), On the importance of root traits in seedlings of tropical tree species. New Phytologist. doi:10.1111/nph.16370

Bush E.R., Jeffery K., Bunnefeld N., Tutin C., Musgrave R., Moussavou G., Mihindou V., Malhi Y., Lehmann D., Edzang Ndong J., Makaga L., Abernethy K. 2020. Rare ground data confirm significant warming and drying in western equatorial Africa. PeerJ 8, e8732. 

Burt A, Calders K, Cuni-Sanchez A, Gómez-Dans J, Lewis P, Lewis SL, Malhi Y, Phillips OL and Disney M (2020) Assessment of Bias in
Pan-Tropical Biomass Predictions.
Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 3:12. doi: 10.3389/ffgc.2020.00012

Christmann T & Oliveras I. (2020) Nature of Alpine Ecosystems in Tropical Mountains of South America Elsevier2020. 

Corrêa Scalon M.,  Domingos F.M.C.B., Alves da Cruz W.J., Marimon Júnior B.H., Schwantes Marimon B., Oliveras I. (2020) Diversity of functional trade‐offs enhances survival after fire in Neotropical savanna species Journal of Vegetation Science 31 (1), 139-150 2020

Disney M, Jackson T, Shenkin A., Majalap N, bin Jami U., bin Sailim A., Reynolds G.,Coomes D., Chandler C., Boyd D., Burt A., Wilkes P., Malhi Y. (2020) The mechanical stability of the world’s tallest broadleaf trees. Biotropica

Doughty, C. E., Cheesman, A. W., Ruitta, T., Thomson, E., Shenkin, A., Huasco, W. H., Malhi, Y. 2020. Predicting tropical tree mortality with leaf spectroscopy. EcoEvoRxiv. 

Enquist, B.J., Abraham, A.J., Harfoot, M.B.J. et al (2020). The megabiota are disproportionately important for biosphere functioning. Nat Commun 11, 699.


Ferracci, V., Bolas, C. G., Freshwater, R. A., Staniaszek, Z., King, T., & Jaars, K., et al. 2020. Continuous isoprene measurements in a UK temperate forest for a whole growing season: Effects of drought stress during the 2018 heatwave. Geophysical Research Letters, 47, e2020GL088885

García Criado, M, Myers‐Smith, IH, Bjorkman, AD, Lehmann, CER, Stevens, N. (2020) Woody plant encroachment intensifies under climate change across tundra and savanna biomes. Global Ecol Biogeogr. 2020; 29: 925– 943

Griscom BW et al (2020)National mitigation potential from natural climate solutions in the tropics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 375 (1794), 20190126

Hirons, M., Beauchamp E., Whitfield S., ConwayD., Asare, R.and Malhi Y. 2020. Resilience to climate shocks in the tropics. Environmental Research Letters. ISSN 1748-9326 (In Press)

Hubau, W., Lewis, S.L., Phillips, O.L. et al (2020). Asynchronous carbon sink saturation in African and Amazonian tropical forests. Nature 579, 80–87 .

Ibrahim, F., Adu-Bredu, S., Addo-Danso, S.D., Duah-Gyamfi A., Amponsah Manu E.,  Malhi Y. 2020. Patterns and controls on fine-root dynamics along a rainfall gradient in Ghana. Trees.

Jones, R., Bolas, C. G., Staniaszek, Z., Otu-Larbi, F., Ferracci, V., Malhi, Y., Harris, N. R., et al.(2020). Modelling the effect of the 2018 summer heatwave and drought on isoprene emissions in a UK woodland. Global Change Biology


LeClare S.K.,  Mdluli M., Wisely S.M., Stevens N., (2020), Land-use diversity within an agricultural landscape promotes termite nutrient cycling services in a southern African savanna, Global Ecology and Conservation,Volume 21, 2020, e00885,

Liang, B., Chen, X., Lang, W., Liu G., Malhi Y., Rifai S. 2020. Examining land surface phenology in the tropical moist forest eco-zone of South America. Int J Biometeorol 

Macias-Fauria M,  Jepson P, Zimov N,  Malhi Y (2020). Pleistocene Arctic megafaunal ecological engineering as a natural climate solution?

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 375 (1794), 20190122

Malhi Y, Franklin J, Seddon N, Solan M, Turner MG, Field CB, Knowlton N (2020). Climate change and ecosystems: threats, opportunities and solutions. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 375 (1794), 20190104

Malizia A. et al. 2020. Elevation and latitude drives structure and tree species composition in Andean forests: Results from a large-scale plot network. PloS one, 2020. 

Marshall AR et al (including Malhi) 2020. Conceptualising the global forest response to liana proliferation. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 3, 35. 

Matos IS, Oliveras I, Rifai SW, Rosado BHP (2020) Deciphering the stability of grassland productivity in response to rainfall manipulation experiments. Global Ecology and Biogeography 29 (3), 558-57212020


Muscarella, R. et al. 2020. The global abundance of tree palms. Global Ecol Biogeogr.  29: 1495– 1514.

Oliveras I, et al (2020). The influence of taxonomy and environment on leaf trait variation along tropical abiotic gradients

Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 3, 18

Otu‐Larbi F. et al (including Malhi).2020. Modelling the effect of the 2018 summer heatwave and drought on isoprene emissions in a UK woodland. Global Change Biology, Volume 26, Issue 4, 2320-2335


Staver AC , Brando PM, Barlow J, et al (2020). Thinner bark increases sensitivity of wetter Amazonian tropical forests to fire.

Ecology letters 23 (1), 99-106

Rozendaal DMA et al. (including Malhi) 2020. Competition influences tree growth, but not mortality, across environmental gradients in Amazonia and tropical Africa. Ecology, e03052

Sullivan MJP et al. (including Malhi) 2020. Long-term thermal sensitivity of Earth’s tropical forests. Science 368 (6493), 869-874

Terryn L., Calders K., Disney M., Origo N., Malhi Y., Newnham G., Raumonen P., Å kerblom  M. and Verbeeck H. 2020. Tree species classification using structural features derived from terrestrial laser scanning. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 168, 170-181

Ter Steege H., et al, 2020, Biased-corrected richness estimates for the Amazonian tree flora. Scientific Reports 10 (1), 1-13

Visakorpi K, Riutta T,  Malhi Y, Salminen JP, Salinas N, Gripenberg S (2020). Changes in oak (Quercus robur) photosynthesis after winter moth (Operophtera brumata) herbivory are not explained by changes in chemical or structural leaf traits. PloS one 15 (1), e0228157

Walker A.P. et al. 2020. Integrating the evidence for a terrestrial carbon sink caused by increasing atmospheric CO2. New Phytol.


2019 Publications


Aguirre-Gutierrez, J.; Oliveras I.; Rifai S.; Fauset S.; Adu-Bredu S.; Affum-Baffou K.; Baker T.; Feldspausch T.; Gvozdevaite A.; Hubau H.; Kraft N.; Lewis S.; Moore S.; Niiements U.; Prepah T.; Phillips O.; Zieminska K.; Enquist B.; Malhi Y. (2019). Drier tropical forests are susceptible to functional changes in response to a long-term drought. Ecology Letters, doi:10.1111/ele.13243.

Beauchamp, E., Moskeland, A. D., Milner-Gulland, E. J., Hirons, M., Ruli, B., Byg, A., Dougill, A., Jew, E. K. K., Keane, A., Malhi, Y. S., McNicol, I., Morel, A., Whitfield, S., & Morris, R. J. (2019). The role of quantitative cross-case analysis in understanding tropical smallholder farmers' adaptive capacity to climate shocks. Environmental Research Letters.

Blonder, B., Both, S., Jodra, M., Majalap, N., Burslem, D., Teh, Y., & Malhi, Y. (2019). LEAF VENATION NETWORKS OF BORNEAN TREES: IMAGES AND HAND-TRACED SEGMENTATIONS. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 100(4), 1-4. Retrieved February 5, 2020, from

Cardoso, A.W., Malhi, Y., Oliveras, I. et al. (2019). The Role of Forest Elephants in Shaping Tropical Forest–Savanna Coexistence Ecosystems cardoso2019_theroleofforestelephants_ecosystems.pdf

Chavana-Bryant C., Malhi Y., Anastasiou A., Enquist B.J., Cosio E.G., Keenan T.F., Gerard F.F. (2019) Leaf age effects on the spectral predictability of leaf traits in Amazonian canopy trees, Science of the Total Environment, 666, 1301-1315. Supplementary Material

Coelho de Souza F. et al. (2019) Evolutionary diversity is associated with wood productivity in Amazonian forests. Nature Ecology and Evolution


Devisscher, T., Malhi, Y. and Boyd, E. (2019) Deliberation for wildfire risk management: Addressing conflicting views in the Chiquitania, Bolivia. The Geographical Journal, 218, 1-17.


Durán, S. M., Martin, R. E., Díaz, S., Maitner, B. S., Malhi, Y., Salinas, N., … Enquist, B. J. (2019). Informing trait-based ecology by assessing remotely sensed functional diversity across a broad tropical temperature gradient. Science advances, 5(12), eaaw8114. doi:10.1126/sciadv.aaw8114

Elsherif A., Gaulton R., Shenkin A., Malhi Y., Mills J. (2019) Three dimensional mapping of forest canopy equivalent water thickness using dual-wavelength terrestrial laser scanning Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 276, 107627

Esquivel-Muelbert A. et al. (2019) Compositional response of Amazon forests to climate change. Global Change Biology, 25, 35 56. Supplementary 1, Supplementary 2

Hubau et al. (2019) The persistence of carbon in the African forest understory Nature Plants, 5, 133-140. 

Jackson T, Shenkin A, Kalyan B, Zionts J, Calders K, Origo N, Disney M, Burt A, Raumonen P and Malhi Y (2019) A New Architectural Perspective on Wind Damage in a Natural Forest. Front. For. Glob. Change1:13. doi: 10.3389/ffgc.2018.00013. 

Jackson T., Shenkin A., Moore J., Bunce A., van Emmerik T., Kane B., Burcham D., James K., Selker J., Calders K., Origo N., Disney M., Burt A., Wilkes P., Raumonen P., Gonzalez de Tanago Menaca J., Lau A., Herold M., Goodman R. C., Fourcaud T. and Malhi Y. (2019)  An architectural understanding of natural sway frequencies in trees, J. R. Soc. Interface, 16 Supplementary Online Material

Julier, A.C. M.; Jardine, P.E.; Adu-Bredu, S.; Coe, A.L.; Fraser, W.T.; Lomax, B.H.; Malhi, Y.; Moore, S.,  Gosling, W.D. (2019). Variability in modern pollen rain from moist and wet tropical forest plots in Ghana, West Africa. Grana, 58(1) pp. 45–62.

B. Liang, C. A. L. Dahlsjö, V. Maguire-Rajpaul, Y. Malhi and S. Liu, "Modelling error evaluation of ground observed vegetation parameters," in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. doi: 10.1109/TIM.2019.2956614

Malhi Y.,  Franklin J. ,Seddon N., Solan M., Turner M.G., Field C.B. and Knowlton N. Climate change and ecosystems: threats, opportunities and solutions. Published:27 January 2020

M Macias-Fauria, P Jepson, N Zimov, Y Malhi. Pleistocene Arctic megafaunal ecological engineering as a natural climate solution? Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 375:20190122.

Menge D.N.L. et al. (2019) Patterns of nitrogen‐fixing tree abundance in forests across Asia and America J. Ecology  Supplementary Material 


Moore C., Morel AC, Asare RA,  Adu Sasu M,  Adu-Bredu S, Malhi Y (2019) Human Appropriated Net Primary Productivity of Complex Mosaic Landscapes, Frontiers in Forests and Global Change,

Morel A., Hirons M., Demissie S., Gonfa T., Mehrabi Z., Long P.R., Rifai S., Woldemariam Gole T., Mason J., McDermott C., Boyd E., Robinson E.J.Z.,  Malhi Y., Norris K. (2019) The structures underpinning vulnerability: Examining landscape-society interactions in a smallholder coffee agroforestry system Environmental Research Letters, 14, 7


Otu‐Larbi, F, Bolas, CG, Ferracci, V, et al. Modelling the effect of the 2018 summer heatwave and drought on isoprene emissions in a UK woodland. Glob Change Biol. 2020; 00: 1– 16.

Rosan, T. M.; Aragão, L.E.O.C.; Oliveras, I.; Phillips, O.; Malhi, Y.; Gloor, E.; Wagner, F. (2019)  Extensive 21st-Century woody encroachment in South America's savanna. Geophysical Research Letters, 46, 6594–6603. 2019GL082327/

Staver, A.C., Brando, P.M., Barlow, J., Morton, D.C., Paine, C.T., Malhi, Y., Araujo Murakami, A. and del Aguila, Pasquel, J. (2020), Thinner bark increases sensitivity of wetter Amazonian tropical forests to fire. Ecol Lett, 23: 99-106. doi:10.1111/ele.13409

Swinfield, T, Both, S, Riutta, T, et al. Imaging spectroscopy reveals the effects of topography and logging on the leaf chemistry of tropical forest canopy trees. Glob Change Biol. 2019; 00: 1– 14.


Visakorpi K, Riutta T., Malhi Y., Salminen J.P., Salinas N.,Gripenberg S.Changes in oak (Quercus robur) photosynthesis after winter moth (Operophtera brumata) herbivory are not explained by changes in chemical or structural leaf traits.PLoS One. 2020 Jan 24;15(1):e0228157. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0228157.eCollection 2020.

2018 Publications

Addo‐Danso S.D., Cindy E. Prescott, Stephen Adu‐Bredu , Akwasi Duah‐GyamfiSam Moore, Robert D. Guy , David I. Forrester , Kennedy Owusu‐AfriyiePeter L. MarshallYadvinder Malhi (2018) Fine‐root exploitation strategies differ in tropical old growth and logged‐over forests in Ghana, Biotropica;

Bennett, A., Cronkleton, P., Menton, M. and Malhi, Y. (2018) Rethinking fuelwood: people, policy and the anatomy of a charcoal supply chain in a decentralizing Peru. Forests, 9(9): 533-549.

Berenguer E, Malhi Y, Brando P, Nunes Cordeiro A, Ferreira J, França F, Chesini Rossi L, Maria Moraes de Seixas M, Barlow J. 2018. Tree growth and stem carbon accumulation in human-modified Amazonian forests following drought and fire. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 373, 20170308 (10.1098/rstb.2017.0308) 

Both, S., Riutta, T., Paine, C. E. T., Elias, D. M. O., Chino, R., Jain, A., ... Malhi, Y., Burslem, D. F. R. P. (2018). Logging and soil nutrients independently explain plant trait expression in tropical forests. New Phytologist. DOI: 10.1111/nph.15444​. Supplementary Info

Bruelheide, H. et al. (2018)  Global trait–environment relationships of plant communities. Nature Ecology & Evolution 2, 1906–1917  Supplementary Online Material

Burton C, Rifai S, Malhi Y. (2018) Inter-comparison and assessment of gridded climate products over tropical forests during the 2015/2016 El Niño. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 373: 20170406.


Blonder, B., Salinas, N., Bentley, L.P., Shenkin, A., Porroa, P.O.C., Tejeira, Y.V., Espinoza, T.E.B., Goldsmith, G.R., Enrico, L., Martin, R., Asner, G.P., Diaz, S., Enquist, B.J. and Malhi, Y. (2018) Structural and defensive roles of angiosperm leaf venation network reticulation across an Andes-Amazon elevation gradient. Journal of Ecology (2018) ;00:1–17. Supplementary Info

Cardoso A., Oliveras I., Abernethy K; Jeffery K.; Lehmann D.; Edzant Ndong J.; McGregor I.; Belcher C.M.; Bond W.J.; Malhi Y. Quality over quantity: grass species flammability, not biomass, decreases fire intensity at tropical forest-savanna transitions. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 1, 6.

Crane, N., Larner, W., Mackln, M., Malhi, Y., Rose, P., Vira, B. (2018) Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Medals and Awards celebration 2018. The Geographical Journal, 184(3).

Da Silva A.P., Mews H.A., Marimon-Junior B.H., Oliveira E., Morandi P.S., Oliveras I., Marimon B.S. Recurrent wildfires drives rapid taxonomic homogenization of seasonally flooded Neotropical forests. Environmental Conservation, 1-9, doi:10.1017/S0376892918000127.

Janssen T.; Mitchard E.T.A.; Adu-Bredu S.; Veenendaal E.; Ametsisi G.; Oliveras I.; Collins M. (2018) Extending the baseline of tropical dry forest loss in Ghana (1984-2015) reveals drivers of major deforestation inside a protected area. Biological Conservation 218: 163-172.

Doughty, C. E., Goldsmith, G. R., Raab, N., Girardin, C. A. J., Farfan-Amezquita, F., Huaraca-Huasco, W., Silva-Espejo, J. E., Araujo-Murakami, A., da Costa, A. C. L., Rocha, W., Galbraith, D., Meir, P., Metcalfe, D. B. and Malhi, Y. (2018), What controls variation in carbon use efficiency among Amazonian tropical forests?. Biotropica, 50: 16–25. doi:10.1111/btp.12504

Doughty, C.E., Santos-Andrade, P.E., Shenkin A., Goldsmith G.R., Bentley L.P., Blonder B., Díaz S., Salinas N., Enquist B.J., Martin R.E., Asner G.P. & Malhi Y.  (2018) Tropical forest leaves may darken in response to climate change, Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2, 1918-1924 Supplementary Information

Fadrique, B., Baez, S., Duque, A., Malizia, A., Blundo, C., Carilla, J., Osinaga-Acosta, O., Malizia, L., Silman, M., Farfan-Rios, W., Malhi, Y., Young, K.R., Cuesta, F., Homeier, J., Peralvo, M., Pinto, E., Jadan, O., Aguirre, N., Aguirre, Z. and Feeley, K. (2018) Widespread but heterogeneous responses of Andean forests to climate change. Nature, 564, 207-212. DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0715-9


Gvozdevaite A.; Oliveras I.; Domingues D.; Prepah T.; Boakey M.; Afriyie L.; Peixoto da Silva K.; de Farias J.; Almeida de Oliveira E.; Almeida Farias C.; dos Santos Prestes N.; Neyret M.; Moore S. Marimon Schwantes B.; Marimon-Junior B. Adu-Bredu S.; Malhi, Y. (2018) Leaf-level photosynthetic capacity dynamics in relation to soil and foliar nutrients along forest-savanna ecotones in Ghana and Brazil. Tree Physiology, 38(12)1912-1925.

Hirons, M., Boyd, E., McDermott, C., Asare, R., Morel, A., Mason, J., Malhi, Y., Norris, K. (2018) Understanding climate resilience in Ghanaian cocoa communities – Advancing a biocultural perspective. Journal of Rural Studies, 63, 120-129.

Hirons, M., McDermott, C., Asare, R., Morel, A., Robinson, E., Mason, J., Boyd, E., Malhi, Y. and Norris, K. (2018) Illegality and inequity in Ghana’s cocoa-forest landscape: How formalization can undermine farmers control and benefits from trees on their farms. Land Use Policy, 76, 405-413.

Hirons, M., Robinson, E., McDermott, C., Morel, A., Asare, R., Boyd, E., Gonfa, T., Gole, T.W., Malhi, Y., Mason, J. and Norris, K. (2018) Understanding Poverty in Cash-crop Agro-forestry Systems: Evidence from Ghana and Ethiopia. Ecological Economics, 154: 31-41.

Jackson, T., Shenkin A., Wellpott A,, Calders K., Origo N., Disney M., Burt A., Raumonen P., Gardiner B., Herold M.,
Fourcaud T., Malhi Y. (2019) Finite element analysis of trees in the wind based on terrestrial laser scanning data, Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 265, Pages 137-144, ISSN 0168-1923, Supplementary Online Info

Jimenez JC, Barichivich J, Mattar C, Takahashi K, Santamaría-Artigas A, Sobrino JA, Malhi Y. 2018. Spatio-temporal patterns of thermal anomalies and drought over tropical forests driven by recent extreme climatic anomalies. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 373, 20170300 (10.1098/rstb.2017.0300) 

Jucker, T., Asner, G.P., Dalponte, M., Brodrick, P., Philipson, C.D., Vaughn, N., The, Y.A., Brelsford, C., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Deere, N., Ewers, R.M., Kvasnica, J., Lewis, S., Malhi, Y., Milne, S., Nilus, R., Pfeifer, M., Phillips, O.L., Qie, L., Renneboog, N., Reynolds, G., Riutta, T., Struebig, M.J., Svatek, M., Turner, E.C. and Coomes, D.A. (2018) Estimating aboveground carbon density and its uncertainty in Borneo’s structurally complex tropical forests using airborne laser scanning. Biogeosciences,.15, 3811–3830 Supplementary Material

Labriere, N., Tao, S., Chave, J., Scipal, K., Le Toan, R., Abernethy, K., Alonso, A., Barber, N., Bissiengou, P., Casal, R., Davies, S.J., Farraz, A., Herault, B., Jaouen, G., Jeffery, K.J., Kenfack, D., Korte, L., Lewis, S.L., Malhi, Y., Memiaghe, H.R., Poulsen, J.R., Rejou-Mechain, M., Villard, L., Vencent, G., White, L.J.T. and Saatchi, S. (2018) Data In situ reference datasets from the TropiSAR and AfriSAR campaigns in support of upcoming spaceborne biomass missions. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing: 3617-3627.

Lau, A.., Bentley, L.P., Martius, C., Shenkin, A., Bartholomeus, H., Raumonen, P., Malhi, Y., Jackson, T., and Herold, M. (2018) Quantifying branch architecture of tropical trees using terrestrial LiDAR and 3D modelling. Trees: 1-13. 

Macdonald, E.A., Cushman, S.A., Landguth, E.L., Hearn, A.J., Malhi, Y. and Macdonald, D.W. (2018) Simulating impacts of rapid forest loss on population size, connectivity and genetic diversity of Sunda clouded leopards (Neofelis diardi) in Borneo. PLoS ONE 13(9): e0196974.

Malhi, Y. (2018) Ancient deforestation in the green heart of Africa, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Malhi, Y., Jackson, T., Bentley, L.P., Lau, A., Shenkin, A., Herold, M., Calders, K., Bartholmeus, H. and Disney, M.I. (2018) New perspectives on the ecology of tree structure and tree communities through terrestrial laser scanning. Interface Focus, 8(2).


Malhi Y., Rowland R., Aragão L.E.O.C. , Fisher R.A. New insights into the variability of the tropical land carbon cycle from the El Niño of 2015/2016 (2018) Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 2018 373 20170298; DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2017.0298. 

Meir, P., Shenkin, A., Disney, M., Rowland, L., Malhi, Y., Herold, M. and da Costa, A.C.L. (2018) Plant Structure-Function Relationships and Woody Tissue Respiration: Upscaling to Forests from Laser-Derived Measurements. In, Tcherkez G. and Ghashghaie J. (eds.) Plant Respiration: Metabolic Fluxes and Carbon Balance. Advances in Photosynthesis and Respiration (Including Bioenergy and Related Processes). Springer, Cham. ISBN: 978-3-319-68701-8


Moore, S., Adu-Bredu, S., Duah-Gyamfi, A., Addo-Danso, S.D., Ibrahim, F., M’Bou, A.T., Gvozdevaite, A., Oliveras, I., Valentini, R., Nicolini, G., Ruiz-Jaen, M.C., Malhi, Y. (2018) Forest biomass, productivity and carbon cycling along a rainfall gradient in West Africa. Global Change Biology, 24(2). DOI: 10.1111/gcb.1390.

Oliveras, I., Román-Cuesta RM, Urquiaga-Flores E., Quintano-Loyaza A., Kala J., Lizárraga N., Zans G., López E., López D., Torres I., Enquist B.J., Malhi Y.  (2018) Fire effects and ecological recovery pathways of Tropical Montane Cloud forests along a time chronosequence. Global Change Biology 24(2) 758-772. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13951.

Pastor E., Oliveras I.; Urquiaga-Flores E., Quintano-Loayza J.A.; Manta M.I., Planas E. (2018) A new method for performing smouldering combustion experiments in peatlands and organic-rich soils. International Journal of Wildland Fire 26 (12), 1040-105.

Pathak K., Malhi Y., Sileshi G.W., Das A.K., Nath A.J.  (2018) Net ecosystem productivity and carbon dynamics of the traditionally managed Imperata grasslands of North East India, Science of the Total Environment, 635, 1124-1131, 

Riutta, T., Malhi, Y., Kho, L.K., Marthews, T.R., Huasco, W.H., Khoo, M., Tan, S., Turner, E., Reynolds, G., Both, S., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Teh, Y.A., Wairappan, C.S., Majalap, N. and Ewers, R. (2018) Logging disturbance shifts net primary productivity and its allocation in Bornean tropical forests. Global Change Biology.

Rowland, L., Costa, A.C.L., Oliveira, A.A.R., Almeida, S.S., Ferreira, L.V., Malhi, Y., Metcalfe, D.B., Mencuccini, M., Grace, J. and Meir, P. (2018) Shock and stabilisation following long-term drought in tropical forest from 15 years of litterfall dynamics. Journal of Ecology.

Rifai S.W.; Girardin C.A.J., Berenguer E.; del Aguila Pasquel J.; Dahlsjö C.A.D.; Doughty C.E.; Jeffery K.J.; Moore S.; Oliveras I.; Riutta T.; Rowland L.M., Burton C.; Murakami A.A.; Addo-Danso S.D.; Evouna Ondo F.; Duah-Gyamfi A.; Farfán Amézquita F.; Freitag R.; Hancco Pacha F.; Huaraca Huasco W.; Ibrahim F.; T. Mbou A.; Mihindou Mihindou V.; Peixoto K.S.; Rocha W.; Rossi L.C.; Seixas M., Silva-Espejo J.E.; Adu-Bredu S.; Abernethy K.A.; Barlow J.; da Costa A.C.L.; Ferreira J.; Gardner T.; Marimon, B.S.; Marimon-Junior, B.H.; Meir P.; Metcalfe D.B.;  Phillips O.; White L.T.J.; Malhi Y. (2018) ENSO drives interannual variation of forest woody growth across the tropics through atmospheric and soil water droughts. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.

Smith, P., Price, J.,  Molotoks, A ., Warren, R., Malhi, Y. (2018) Impacts on terrestrial biodiversity of moving from a 2 degrees C to a 1.5 degrees C target, Phil Trans Roy Soc B, 376, doi: 10.1098/rsta.2016.0456


Thomson E., Malhi Y., Bartholomeus,H., Oliveras I., Gvozdevaite A., Peprah T., Suomalainen J., Quansah J., Seidu J., Adonteng C., Abraham A., Herold M., Adu-Bredu S., Doughty C. (2018) Mapping the Leaf Economic Spectrum across West African Tropical Forests Using UAV-Acquired Hyperspectral Imagery. Remote Sensing 10: 1532.

Vinya, R., Malhi, Y., Brown, N.D., Fisher, J.B., Bodribb, T. and Aragao, L.E.O.C. (2018) Seasonal changes in plant–water relations influence patterns of leaf display in Miombo woodlands: evidence of water conservative strategies. Tree Physiology, tpy062,

Visakorpi, K., Gripenberg, S., Malhi, Y., Bolas, C., Oliveras, I., Harris, N., Rifai, S., Riutta, T., Indirect plant responses to insect hervibory cause major suppression of canopy photosynthesis. New Phytologist.

Veenendaal, E.M., Torello-Raventos, M., Miranda, H.S., Sato, N.M., Oliveras, I., van Langevelde, F., Asner, G.P., Lloyd J. (2018) On the relationship between fire regime and vegetation structure in the terrestrial tropics: A quantitative analysis of the burning question. New Phytologist 218: 153-166.

Withey K, et al. 2018. Quantifying the immediate carbon emissions from El Niño-mediated wildfires in humid tropical forests. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B 373, 20170312 (10.1098/rstb.2017.0312)



2017 Publications

Asner, G. P., Martin, R. E., Anderson, C. B., Kryston, K., Vaughn, N., Knapp, D. E., Bentley, L. P., Shenkin, A., Salinas, N., Sinca, F., Tupayachi, R., Quispe Huaypar, K., Montoya Pillco, M., Ccori Álvarez, F. D., Díaz, S., Enquist, B. and Malhi, Y. (2017), Scale dependence of canopy trait distributions along a tropical forest elevation gradient. New Phytol. doi:10.1111/nph.14068

Bahar, N. H. A., Ishida, F. Y., Weerasinghe, L. K., Guerrieri, R., O'Sullivan, O. S., Bloomfield, K. J., Asner, G. P., Martin, R. E., Lloyd, J., Malhi, Y., Phillips, O. L., Meir, P., Salinas, N., Cosio, E. G., Domingues, T. F., Quesada, C. A., Sinca, F., Escudero Vega, A., Zuloaga Ccorimanya, P. P., del Aguila-Pasquel, J., Quispe Huaypar, K., Cuba Torres, I., Butrón Loayza, R., Pelaez Tapia, Y., Huaman Ovalle, J., Long, B. M., Evans, J. R. and Atkin, O. K. (2017), Leaf-level photosynthetic capacity in lowland Amazonian and high-elevation Andean tropical moist forests of Peru. New Phytol. doi:10.1111/nph.14079

Bispo PdC, Balzter H, Malhi Y, Slik JWF, dos Santos JR, Renno´ CD, et al. (2017) Drivers of metacommunity structure diverge for common and rare Amazonian tree species. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0188300. pone.0188300

Blonder, B., Salinas, N., Patrick-Bentley, L., Shenkin, A., Chambi Porroa, P.O., Valdez Tejeira, Y., Violle, C., Fyllas, N.M., Goldsmith, G.R., Martin, R., Asner, G.P., Diaz, S., Enquist, B.E. and Malhi, Y. (2017) Predicting trait-environment relationships for venation networks along an Andes-Amazon elevation gradient. Ecology, 98(5): 1239-1255.

Chavana-Bryant, C., Malhi, Y., Wu, J., Asner, G. P., Anastasiou, A., Enquist, B. J., Cosio Caravasi, E. G., Doughty, C. E., Saleska, S. R., Martin, R. E. and Gerard, F. F. (2017), Leaf aging of Amazonian canopy trees as revealed by spectral and physiochemical measurements. New Phytol. doi:10.1111/nph.13853. Supplementary Info.

Chiti, T., Mihindou, V., Jeffery, K. J., Malhi, Y., De Oliveira, F. L., White, L. J. T. and Valentini, R. (2017), Impact of woody encroachment on soil organic carbon storage in the Lopé National Park, Gabon. Biotropica, 49: 9–12. doi:10.1111/btp.12369

Clark, K. E., R. G. Hilton, A. J. West, A. Robles Caceres, D. R. Gröcke, T. R. Marthews, R. I. Ferguson, G. P. Asner, M. New, and Y. Malhi (2017), Erosion of organic carbon from the Andes and its effects on ecosystem carbon dioxide balance, J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 122, 449–469, doi:10.1002/2016JG003615. Supplementary Info. Supplementary Data.

Cushman, S.A., Macdonald, E.A., Landguth, E.L., Malhi, Y. and Macdonald, D.W. (2017) Multiple-scale prediction of forest loss risk across Borneo. Landscape Ecology 32:1581–1598. doi: 10.1007/s10980-017-0520-0.

Doughty, C.E.,  P. E. Santos‐Andrade  G. R. Goldsmith  B. Blonder  A. Shenkin  L. P. Bentley C. Chavana‐Bryant  W. Huaraca‐Huasco  S. Díaz  N. Salinas  B. J. Enquist  R. Martin  G. P. Asner,  Malhi, Y.  (2017) Can Leaf Spectroscopy Predict Leaf and Forest Traits Along a Peruvian Tropical Forest Elevation Gradient? JGR Biogeosciences, 122, 2952-2965. Info

Enquist BJ, Bentley LP, Shenkin A, Maitner B , Savage V , Michaletz S, Blonder B , Buzzard V ,  Boza Espinoza TE , Farfan-Rios W,  Doughty C, Goldsmith GR,  Martin RE , Salinas N, Silman M, Díaz S, Asner GP, Malhi Y. Assessing trait-based scaling theory in tropical forests spanning a broad temperature gradient. Global Ecol Biogeogr. 2017;26:1357–1373.  Supplementary Info

Esquivel Muelbert, A. et al.  (2017) Seasonal drought limits tree species across the Neotropics. Ecography, 40(5): 618-629.

Fyllas, N. M., Bentley, L. P., Shenkin, A., Asner, G. P., Atkin, O. K., Díaz, S., Enquist, B. J., Farfan-Rios, W., Gloor, E., Guerrieri, R., Huasco, W. H., Ishida, Y., Martin, R. E., Meir, P., Phillips, O., Salinas, N., Silman, M., Weerasinghe, L. K., Zaragoza-Castells, J. and Malhi, Y. (2017), Solar radiation and functional traits explain the decline of forest primary productivity along a tropical elevation gradient. Ecol Lett. doi:10.1111/ele.12771

Goldsmith, G. R., Bentley, L. P., Shenkin, A., Salinas, N., Blonder, B., Martin, R. E., Castro-Ccossco, R., Chambi-Porroa, P., Diaz, S., Enquist, B. J., Asner, G. P. and Malhi, Y. (2017), Variation in leaf wettability traits along a tropical montane elevation gradient. New Phytol. doi:10.1111/nph.14121 Supplementary Info

Huntingford C., Atkin O.K., Martinez-de la Torre A., Mercado L.M., Heskel M.A., Harper A.B., Bloomfield K.J.,  O’Sullivan, O.S., Reich P.B., Wythers, K.R., Butler E.E., Chen M., Griffin, K.L., Meir P., Tjoelker, M.G., Turnbull, M.H., Sitch, S., Wiltshire, A., Malhi Y. (2017) Implications of improved representations of plant respiration in a changing climate Nature Communications 8, 1602 (2017) doi:10.1038/s41467-017-01774-z Supplementary Info

Lee, J., Coomes, D., Schonlieb, C.B., Cai, A., Lellmann, J., Dalponte, M., Malhi, Y., Butt, N. and Morecroft, M. (2017) A graph cut approach to 3D tree delineation, using integrated airborne LiDAR and hyperspectral imagery. arXiv, 1701.06715.

Macdonald EA., Hinks A., Weiss DJ, Dickman A, Burnham D, Sandom CJ, Malhi Y, Macdonald DW (2017)  Identifying ambassador species for conservation marketing Global Ecology and Conservation, 12, 204-2014 Supplementary data

Malhi, Y. (2017) The concept of the Anthropocene. Annual Reviews in Environment and Resources.

Malhi, Y., Girardin, C. A. J., Goldsmith, G. R., Doughty, C. E., Salinas, N., Metcalfe, D. B., Huaraca Huasco, W., Silva-Espejo, J. E., del Aguilla-Pasquell, J., Farfán Amézquita, F., Aragão, L. E. O. C., Guerrieri, R., Ishida, F. Y., Bahar, N. H. A., Farfan-Rios, W., Phillips, O. L., Meir, P. and Silman, M. (2017), The variation of productivity and its allocation along a tropical elevation gradient: a whole carbon budget perspective. New Phytol, 214: 1019–1032. doi:10.1111/nph.14189. Supplementary Info

Massi, K.G. et al. (2017) Does soil pyrogenic carbon determine plant functional traits in Amazon Basin forests? Plant Ecology, 218, 1047-1062.

Nakamura, A., Kitching R.L., Cao M., Creedy T.J., Fayle T.M., Freiberg M., Hewitt MN., Itioka T.,  Koh L.P., Ma K., Malhi Y., Mitchell A., Novotny V., Ozanne C.M.P., Song L., Wang H., Ashton A.A. (2017) Forests and Their Canopies: Achievements and Horizons in Canopy ScienceTrends Ecol. Evol., 32, 432-451

Peixoto, K.S., Marimon-Junior, B.H., Marimon, B.S., Elias, F., de Farias, J., Freitag, R., Mews, H.A., das Neves, E.C., Prestes, N.C.C.S. and Malhi, Y. (2017) Unravelling ecosystem functions at the Amazonia-Cerrado transition: II. Carbon stocks and CO2 soil efflux in cerradão forest undergoing ecological succession. Acta Oecologica, 82: 23-31.

Qie L. et al (2017) Long-term carbon sink in Borneo’s forests halted by drought and vulnerable to edge effects. Nature Communications, 9, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-02920-x

Restrepo-Coupe N; Levine NM; Christoffersen BO; Albert LP; Wu J; Costa MH; Galbraith D; Imbuzeiro H; Martins G; da Araujo AC; Malhi YS; Zeng X; Moorcroft P; Saleska SR (2017) Do dynamic global vegetation models capture the seasonality of carbon fluxes in the Amazon basin? A data-model intercomparison, Global Change Biology, 23(1): 191-208.. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13442

Urrutia-Jalabert, R., Y. Malhi, and A. Lara. 2017. Soil respiration and mass balance estimation of fine root production in Fitzroya cupressoides forests of southern Chile. Ecosphere 8(4):e01640. 10.1002/ecs2.1640 Supplementary Info

Urrutia-Jalabert, R., Y. Malhi, and A. Lara. 2017. Soil respiration and mass balance estimation of fine root production in Fitzroya cupressoides forests of southern Chile. Ecosphere 8(4):e01640. 10.1002/ecs2.1640 Supplementary Info

Wu, J., Chavana-Bryant, C., Prohaska, N., Serbin, S. P., Guan, K., Albert, L. P., Yang, X., van Leeuwen, W. J. D., Garnello, A. J., Martins, G., Malhi, Y., Gerard, F., Oliviera, R. C. and Saleska, S. R. (2017), Convergence in relationships between leaf traits, spectra and age across diverse canopy environments and two contrasting tropical forests. New Phytol. doi:10.1111/nph.14051

Wu M.S., Feakins, S.J.,  Martin R.E. , Shenkin A., Bentley, L.P., Blonder B., Salinas N., Asner G.P., Malhi Y. (2017), Altitude effect on leaf wax carbon isotopic composition in humid tropical forests, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta,  206, ,1-17.