Publications

Selected recent peer-reviewed publications
(current and former lab members’ names in bold)

Chisholm, R. A. and T. Fung. 2021. Examining the generality of the biphasic transition from niche-structured to immigration-structured communities. Theoretical Ecology (in press) pdf

Chisholm, R. A. and T. Fung. 2021. Adding stage-structure to a spatial neutral model: implications for explaining local and regional patterns of biodiversity. Oikos 130:1976–1987 pdf

Chisholm, R. A., M. E. Rodríguez-Ronderos, and F. Lin. 2021. Estimating tree diameters from an autonomous below-canopy UAV with mounted LiDAR. Remote Sensing 13:2576 pdf

Hülsmann, L., R. A. Chisholm, and F. Hartig. 2021. Is variation in conspecific negative density dependence driving tree diversity patterns at large scales? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 36:151–163 pdf

Thompson, S. E. D., R. A. Chisholm, and J. Rosindell. 2020. pycoalescence and rcoalescence: packages for simulating spatially explicit neutral models of biodiversity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11:1237–1246 pdf

Chisholm, R. A. and T. Fung. 2020. Janzen–Connell effects are a weak impediment to competitive exclusion. The American Naturalist 196:649–661 pdf

Lum, D. W. H., P. A. Tedesco, B. Hugueny, X. Giam, and R. A. Chisholm. 2020. Quantifying the relative performance of two undetected-extinction models. Conservation Biology 35:239–248 pdf

Kristensen, N. P., W. W. Seah, K. Y. Chong, Y. S. Yeoh, T. Fung, L. M. Berman, H. Z. Tan, and R. A. Chisholm. 2020. Extinction rate of discovered and undiscovered plants in Singapore. Conservation Biology 34:1229–1240 pdf

Theng, M., W. F. A. Jusoh, A. Jain, B. Huertas, D. J. X. Tan, H. Z. Tan, N. P. Kristensen, R. Meier, and R. A. Chisholm. 2020. A comprehensive assessment of diversity loss in a well-documented tropical insect fauna: Almost half of Singapore’s butterfly species extirpated in 160 years. Biological Conservation 242:108401 pdf

Pande, J., T. Fung, R. A. Chisholm, and N. Shnerb. 2020. Mean growth rate when rare is not a reliable metric for persistence of species. Ecology Letters 23:274–282 pdf

Fung, T., S. Verma, and R. A. Chisholm. 2020. Probability distributions of extinction times, species richness, and immigration and extinction rates in neutral ecological models. Journal of Theoretical Biology 485:110051 pdf

Lam, W. N., and R. A. Chisholm. 2020. Resource conversion: a generalizable mechanism for resource-mediated positive species interactions. Oikos 129:209–223 pdf

Fung, T., S. Xiao, and R. A. Chisholm. 2020. Spatial scaling of species richness–productivity relationships for local communities: Analytical results from a neutral model. Theoretical Ecology 13:93–103 pdf

Fung, T., R. A. Chisholm, K. Anderson-Teixeira, N. Bourg, W. Y. Brockelman, S. Bunyavejchewin, C.-H. Chang-Yang, R. Chitra-Tarak, G. Chuyong, R. Condit, H. S. Dattaraja, S. J. Davies, C. E. N. Ewango, G. Fewless, C. Fletcher, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, Z. Hao, J. A. Hogan, R. Howe, C.-F. Hsieh, D. Kenfack, Y. Lin, K. Ma, J.-R. Makana, S. McMahon, W. J. McShea, X. Mi, A, Nathalang, P. S. Ong, G. Parker, E.-P. Rau, J. Shue, S.-H. Su, R. Sukumar, I.-F. Sun, H. S. Suresh, S. Tan, D. Thomas, J. Thompson, R. Valencia, M. I. Vallejo, X. Wang, Y. Wang, P. Wijekoon, A. Wolf, S. Yap, and J. Zimmermann. 2020. Temporal population variability in local forest communities increases with latitude but has mixed effects on tree species richness. Ecology Letters 23:160–171 pdf

Thompson, S. E. D., R. A. Chisholm, and J. Rosindell. 2019. Characterizing extinction debt following habitat fragmentation using neutral theory. Ecology Letters 22:2087–2096 pdf

Menge, D N. L, R. A. Chisholm, S. J. Davies, K. A. Salim, D. Allen, M. Alvarez, N. Bourg, W. Y. Brockelman, S. Bunyavejchewin, N. Butt, M. Cao, W. Chanthorn, W.-C. Chao, K. Clay, R. Condit, S. Cordell, J. Batista da Silva, H. S. Dattaraja, A. C. Segalin de Andrade, A. A. de Oliveira, J. den Ouden, M. Drescher, C. Fletcher, C. P. Giardina, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, B. C. H. Hau, F. He, R. Howe, C.-F. Hsieh, S. P. Hubbell, F. M. Inman-Narahari, P. A. Jansen, D. J. Johnson, L. S. Kong, K. Krl, C.-C. Ku, J. Lai, A. J. Larson, X. Li, Y. Li, L. Lin, Y. Lin, S. Liu, S. K. Y. Lum, J. A. Lutz, K. Ma, Y. Malhi, S. McMahon, W. McShea, X. Mi, M. Morecroft, J. A. Myers, A. Nathalang, V. Novotny, P. Ong, D. A. Orwig, R. Ostertag, G. Parker, R. P. Phillips, K. Abd. Rahman, K. Sack, W. Sang, G. Shen, A. Shringi, J. Shue, S.-H. Su, R. Sukumar, I.-F. Sun, H. S. Suresh, S. Tan, S. C. Thomas, P. S. Toko, R. Valencia, M. I. Vallejo, A. Vicentini, T. Vrka, B. Wang, X. Wang, G. D. Weiblen, A. Wolf, H. Xu, S. Yap, L. Zhu, and T. Fung. 2019. Patterns of nitrogen-fixing tree abundance in forests across Asia and America. Journal of Ecology 107:2598–2610 pdf

Fung, T., J. P. O’Dwyer, and R. A. Chisholm. 2019. Partitioning the effects of deterministic and stochastic processes on species extinction risk. Ecological Complexity 38:156–167 pdf

Chisholm, R. A., F. Lim, Y. S. Yeoh, W. W. Seah, R. Condit, and J. Rosindell. 2018. Species–area relationships and biodiversity loss in fragmented landscapes. Ecology Letters 21:804–13 pdf

Chisholm, R. A., and T. Fung. 2018. Comment on “Plant diversity increases with the strength of negative density dependence at the global scale”. Science 360:eaar4685 pdf

Belcher, R. N., and R. A. Chisholm. 2018. Tropical vegetation and residential property value: a hedonic pricing analysis in Singapore. Ecological Economics 149:149–159 pdf

Fung, T., J. P. O’Dwyer, and R. A. Chisholm. 2018. Quantifying species extinction risk under temporal environmental variance. Ecological Complexity 34:139–146 pdf

Lin, Y., L. Wijedasa, and R. A. Chisholm. 2017. Singapore’s willingness to pay for mitigation of transboundary forest-fire haze from Indonesia. Environmental Research Letters 12:024017 pdf

Fung, T., J. P. O’Dwyer, and R. A. Chisholm. 2017. Species-abundance distributions under colored environmental noise. Journal of Mathematical Biology 74:289–311 pdf

Chisholm, R. A., T. Fung, D. Chimalakonda, and J. P. O’Dwyer. 2016. Maintenance of biodiversity on islands. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283:20160102 pdf

Fung, T., J. P. O’Dwyer, K. Abd. Rahman, C. D. Fletcher, and R. A. Chisholm. 2016. Reproducing static and dynamic biodiversity patterns in tropical forests: the critical role of environmental variance. Ecology 95:1207–1217 pdf

Chisholm, R. A., L. S. Wijedasa, and T. Swinfield. 2016. The need for long-term remedies for Indonesia’s forest fires. Conservation Biology 30:5–6 pdf

Chisholm, R. A., X. Giam, K. Sadanandan, T. Fung, and F. E. Rheindt. 2016. A robust nonparametric method for quantifying undetected extinctions. Conservation Biology 30:610–617 pdf

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