Publications

SELECTED AND RELEVANT ON-GOING PUBLICATIONS

 

For articles from 2019 onwards click here: Google Scholar

  • Ibanez, T., G. Keppel, C. Menkes, T. W. Gillespie, M. Lengaigne, M. Mangeas, G. Rivas-Torres, and P. Birnbaum. (2018). Globally consistent impact of tropical cyclones on the structure of tropical and subtropical forests. Journal of Ecology doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.1303
  • Rivas-Torres G, Benitez F, Rueda D, Sevilla C. and Mena C (2018) A methodology for mapping native and invasive vegetation coverage in archipelagos: An example from the Galápagos Islands. Progress in Physical Geography. DOI: 10.1177/0309133317752278.
  • Rivas-Torres G, Adams D (2018) A conceptual framework for the management of a highly-valued invasive tree in the Galápagos Islands. In: Understanding invasive species at different levels: from the molecular to the landscape, Book 6, Springer Series, US. http://www.springer.com/la/book/9783319671765
  • Rivas-Torres G, Rivas M (2018) Novel forests and plant chemical weapons in the Galápagos flora. In: Understanding invasive species at different levels: from the molecular to the landscape, Book 6, Springer Series, US. http://www.springer.com/la/book/9783319671765
  • Gomes VHF, IJff SD, Raes N,… Rivas-Torres G…et al (2018) Species Distribution Modelling: Contrasting presence-only models with plot abundance data. Scientific Reports 8:1003 . doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-18927-1
  • Rivas-Torres G, Flory SL, Loiselle B (2017) Plant community composition and structural characteristics of an invaded forest in the Galápagos. Biodiversity and Conservation 1–16 . doi: 101007/s10531-017-1437-2
  • Levis C, Costa FRC, Bongers F, …Rivas-Torres G…et al (2017) Persistent effects of pre-Columbian plant domestication on Amazonian forest composition. Science 355:925–931. doi: 10.1126/science.aal0157
  • Pos E, Guevara Andino JE, Sabatier D, Rivas-Torres G…et al (2017) Estimating and interpreting migration of Amazonian forests using spatially implicit and semi-explicit neutral models. Ecology and Evolution 7:4254–4265. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2930
  • Quiroga D, Rivas-Torres G (2017) Darwinian Emergence, Conservation, and Restoration. Novel Ecosystems and Hybrid Environments. In: Darwin, Darwinism and Conservation in the Galápagos Islands, 151-164.
  • Rivas-Torres G., Benitez, F., Rueda D., Sevilla C and Mena C. (2016) Mapa de Ecosistemas de Galápagos, version 1.1. Parque Nacional Galápagos, Galapagos Science Center, Universidad San Francisco de Quito. https://wordpress.com/page/ecologyecuador.com/438
  • Pos, E., J. E. Guevara Andino, D. Sabatier, J.-F. Molino, N. Pitman, H. Mogollón, D. Neill, C. Cerón, G. Rivas, A. Di Fiore, R. Thomas, M. Tirado, K. R. Young, O. Wang, R. Sierra, R. García-Villacorta, R. Zagt, W. Palacios, M. Aulestia, and H. ter Steege. 2014. Are all species necessary to reveal ecologically important patterns? Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1246
  • Pitman, N.C.A., J.E. Guevara Andino, M. Aulestia, C.E. Cerón, D.A. Neill, W. Palacios, G. Rivas-Torres, M.R. Silman, & J.W. Terborgh. 2014. Distribution and abundance of tree species in swamp forests of Amazonian Ecuador. Ecography 37: 1-14. doi: 10.1111/ecog.0077. –Blog about Pitman et al Ecography 2014: http://www.ecography.org/blog/serious-miscalculation-ecuadorean-swamps
  • Steege H ter, Pitman NCA, Sabatier D, ….Rivas G., ….et al. (2013) Hyperdominance in the Amazonian Tree Flora. Science 342:1243092. doi: 10.1126/science.1243092
  • Karubian, J., Browne, L., Bosque, C., Carlo, T., Galetti, M., Loiselle, B. A., … Rivas Gonzalo & Wikelski, M. (2012). Seed dispersal by neotropical birds: emerging patterns and underlying processes. Ornitologia Neotropical, 23, 9-24.
  • Guevara J., … Rivas Gonzalo (2013). Leyenda de los ecosistemas inundados de la Amazonia ecuatoriana. En: Mapa de Vegetación del Ecuador Continental. Ministerio del Ambiente.
  •  Oliver AJ, Hong-Wa C, Devonshire J, et al Rivas-Torres G. (2011) Avifauna richness enhanced in large, isolated urban parks. Landsc Urban Plan 102:215–225. doi: 10.1016/j.landurbplan.2011.04.007
  • Tania Brenes-Arguedas , Marcos Ríos, Gonzalo Rivas-Torres, Cecilia Blundo, Phyllis D. Coley and Thomas A. Kursar. 2008. The effect of soil fertility along a rainfall gradient on the growth performance of tropical tree species with contrasting distributions. Oikos 117 (10) : 1453-1460. In spanish.
  • Rivas, G. 2006. Diversity and Ecology of a floodplain forest in the Yasuní National Park, Ecuadorian Amazonia. Thesis dissertation. Catholic University.
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