Old Books







2021 Publications

Aguirre-Gutiérrez, J. et al. (Including Berenguer, Girardin, Riutta, Shenkin, Oliveras and Malhi) (2021). Pantropical modelling of canopy functional traits using Sentinel-2 remote sensing data. Remote Sensing of Environment 252: 112122.


Barreto, J.R., Berenguer, E., Ferreira, J., Joly, C.A., Malhi, Y., de Seixas, M.M.M. and Barlow, J., (2021). Assessing invertebrate herbivory in human‐modified tropical forest canopies. Ecology and evolution, 11(9), pp.4012-4022.


Bennett, A.C., Dargie, G.C., Cuni-Sanchez, A., Mukendi, J.T., Hubau, W., Mukinzi, J.M., Phillips, O.L., Malhi, Y., Sullivan, M.J., Cooper, D.L. and Adu-Bredu, S., (2021). Resistance of African tropical forests to an extreme climate anomaly. PNAS, 118(21).


Berenguer, E. et al (Including Malhi). (2021). Tracking the impacts of El Niño drought and fire in human-modified Amazonian forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(30).


Blundo, C., et al. (Including Malhi) . (2021). Taking the pulse of Earth's tropical forests using networks of highly distributed plots. Biological Conservation: 108849.


Cardoso, A.W., Oliveras, I., Abernethy, K.A., Jeffery, K.J., Glover, S., Lehmann, D., Edzang Ndong, J., White, L.J., Bond, W.J. and Malhi, Y., (2021). A distinct ecotonal tree community exists at central African forest–savanna transitions. Journal of Ecology, 109(3), pp.1170-1183.


Creedy, T., Asare, R.A., Morel, A.C., Hirons, M., Malhi, Y., Mason, J.J., McDermott, C., Opoku, E. and Norris, K., (2021). Climate change alters impacts of extreme climate events on a tropical perennial tree crop (https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1086061/v1).


Cuni-Sanchez, A., et al (Including Malhi) (2021). High aboveground carbon stock of African tropical montane forests. Nature, 596(7873), pp.536-542.


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

de Morais, T.M.O., Berenguer, E., Barlow, J., França, F., Lennox, G.D., Malhi, Y., Rossi, L.C., de Seixas, M.M.M. and Ferreira, J., (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, p.119441.


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.


Doughty, C.E., Cheesman, A.W., Riutta, T., Thomson, E.R., Shenkin, A., Nottingham, A.T., Telford, E.M., Huaraca Huasco, W., Majalap, N., Arn Teh, Y. and Meir, P and Malhi Y. (2021). Predicting tropical tree mortality with leaf spectroscopy. Biotropica, 53(2), pp.581-595.


Draper, Frederick C., et al. (Including Malhi and Berenguer) (2021). Amazon tree dominance across forest strata. Nature ecology & evolution 5.6 (2021): 757-767.


Duque, A. et al. (Including Malhi). (2021). Mature Andean forests as globally important carbon sinks and future carbon refuges. Nature communications 12.1: 1-10. ​

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


Girardin, C.A., Jenkins, S., Seddon, N., Allen, M., Lewis, S.L., Wheeler, C.E., Griscom, B.W. and Malhi, Y., (2021). Nature-based solutions can help cool the planet—if we act now. 191-194. ​


Kristensen, J.A., Svenning, J.C., Georgiou, K. and Malhi, Y., (2021). Can large herbivores enhance ecosystem carbon persistence?. Trends in Ecology & Evolution.


Li, S., Sparrow, S.N., Otto, F.E., Rifai, S.W., Oliveras, I., Krikken, F., Anderson, L.O., Malhi, Y. and Wallom, D., (2021). Anthropogenic climate change contribution to wildfire-prone weather conditions in the Cerrado and Arc of deforestation. Environmental Research Letters, 16(9), p.094051.


Linan, A.G., et al. (Including Malhi) (2021). The evolutionary assembly of forest communities along environmental gradients: recent diversification or sorting of pre-adapted clades?. bioRxiv : 2020-12.


Huaraca Huasco, W., et al. (including Girardin, Malhi, Oliveras and Riutta) (2021) Fine root dynamics across pantropical rainforest ecosystems. Global change biology.

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

Meunier, F., Krishna Moorthy, S.M., Peaucelle, M., Calders, K., Terryn, L., Verbruggen, W., Liu, C., Saarinen, N., Origo, N., Nightingale, J. and Disney, M, Malhi Y and Verbeeck H. (2021). Using terrestrial laser scanning to constrain forest ecosystem structure and functions in the Ecosystem Demography model (ED2. 2). Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, pp.1-33.


Milodowski, D.T., Coomes, D.A., Swinfield, T., Jucker, T., Riutta, T., Malhi, Y., Svatek, M., Kvasnica, J., Burslem, D.F., Ewers, R.M. and Teh, Y.A., (2021). The impact of logging on vertical canopy structure across a gradient of tropical forest degradation intensity in Borneo. Journal of Applied Ecology, 58(8), pp.1764-1775.


Nottingham, A.T et al (Including Huaraca, Riutta and Malhi) (2021).Large contribution of recent photosynthate to soil respiration in tropical dipterocarp forest revealed by girdling. Journal of Ecology.


Pos, E. et al. (Including Malhi) (2021) The Maximum Entropy Formalism of statistical mechanics in a biological application: a quantitative analysis of tropical forest ecology." bioRxiv.


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.


Riutta, T., Kho, L.K., Teh, Y.A., Ewers, R., Majalap, N. and Malhi, Y., (2021). Major and persistent shifts in below‐ground carbon dynamics and soil respiration following logging in tropical forests. Global change biology, 27(10), pp.2225-2240.,


Signori-Müller, C. et al. (Including Malhi). (2021). Non-structural carbohydrates mediate seasonal water stress across Amazon forests. Nature communications 12.1:1-9. ​


Signori‐Müller, C. et al (Including Malhi) (2021). Variation of non‐structural carbohydrates across the fast‐slow continuum in Amazon forest canopy trees. Functional Ecology.


Thomson, E. R., et al. (Including Malhi). (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 16.5: 055006.


van der Sande, M.T., Bush, M.B., Urrego, D.H., Silman, M., Farfan‐Rios, W., Garcia Cabrera, K., Shenkin, A., Malhi, Y., McMichael, C.H. and Gosling, W., (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(1), p.e12925.


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


Wilkes, P., Shenkin, A., Disney, M., Malhi, Y., Bentley, L.P. and Vicari, M.B., (2021). Terrestrial laser scanning to reconstruct branch architecture from harvested branches. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.


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 histories. PLOS Computational Biology doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1008853


Xin, H., Malhi, Y., Coomes, D.A., Lin, Y., Liu, B., Yang, Q. and Shenkin, A.,( 2021). Individual tree detection and crown segmentation based on metabolic theory from airborne laser scanning data. Journal of Applied Remote Sensing, 15(3), p.034504.


Zhong, Yonglin, et al (Including Malhi).  (2021). Arbuscular mycorrhizal trees influence the latitudinal beta-diversity gradient of tree communities in forests worldwide. Nature communications 12.; 1-12.

2020 Publications

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


Aleman J.C. et al. (Including Malhi) (2020) Floristic evidence for alternative biome states in tropical Africa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117, 28183-28190.

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

Benone, N.L., Soares, B.E., Lobato, C.M.C., Seabra, L.B., Bauman, D. and de Assis Montag, L.F., (2020). How modified landscapes filter rare species and modulate the regional pool of ecological traits?. Hydrobiologia, pp.1-16.

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


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.

Delhaye, G., Bauman, D., Séleck, M., Ilunga wa Ilunga, E., Mahy, G. and Meerts, P., (2020). Interspecific trait integration increases with environmental harshness: A case study along a metal toxicity gradient. Functional Ecology, 34(7), pp.1428-1437.

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. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-14369-y


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

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


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 . https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2035-0

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 https://doi.org/10.1111/GCB.14963


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

Muledi, J., Bauman, D., Jacobs, A., Meerts, P., Shutcha, M. and Drouet, T., (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, p.117894.


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

Mushagalusa, F.C., Bauman, D., Bazirake, B.M., Mleci, Y., Kalenga, M., Shutcha, M.N. and Meerts, P., (2020). Phenotypic plasticity, not ecotype differentiation, explains the broad ecological niche of a tree species in African dry woodlands. Environmental and Experimental Botany, 178, p.104186

Nottingham, A., Cheesman, A., Riutta, T., Doughty, C.E., Huasco, W.H., Majalap, N., Malhi, Y. and Teh, Y.A., (2020). Large contribution of recent photosynthate to soil respiration in Dipterocarpaceae-dominated tropical forest revealed by girdling.

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


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.

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 www.jstor.org/stable/26775571

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 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00424-3

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14413. 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  http://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2019.0116 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 2020https://doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0104

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.http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rstb.2019.0122

Menge D.N.L. et al. (2019) Patterns of nitrogen‐fixing tree abundance in forests across Asia and America J. Ecologyhttps://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13199  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, https://doi.org/10.3389/ffgc.2019.00038

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14963

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. https://doi.org/10.1029/ 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14903


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; https://doi.org/10.1111/btp.12556

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12945. 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2018.08.010

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolecon.2018.07.021

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, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2018.11.014. 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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0196974

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, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.230 

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, https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/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. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal. 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. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JG003883Supplementary 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12645  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. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-environ-102016-060854

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2017.02.022.