History

Stephen Hubbell

Staff Scientist

Stephen Hubbell

e-mail: shubbell@eeb.ucla.edu

LinkLink: Study Of Tropical Forests Overturns Important Theory In Ecology -- Finding May Cast Doubt On Some Conservation Methods

Address: Stephen Hubbell
UCLA Ecol & Evolutionary Bio
BOX 951606, 621 Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1606

Telephone: +507 212.8000

FAX: +507 212.8148

 

Publications

LinkPublications by Stephen Hubbell in STRI Bibliography

LinkPublications in PDF

Research Interests

Tropical Forest Ecology

Current Research

Distinguished Professor
Department of Ecology and Evolution University of California, Los Angeles

Staff scientist working with STRI's Center for Tropical Forest Sciences and professor of Plant Biology at the University of Georgia.

Hubbell is author to more than one hundred papers in tropical plant ecology, theoretical ecology, and plant-animal interactions. Recently, he published "The Unified Neutral Theory of Biodiversity and Biogeography " at Princeton University Press.

Education and Degrees

Ph. D. University of California, Berkeley

Selected Bibliography

Dalling, James W., Winter, Klaus, Hubbell, Stephen, P., and Hamrick, James L. 2001. "The unusual life history of Alseis blackiana: a shade-persistent pioneer tree?" Ecology 82(4): 933-945.

Gilbert, Gregory S., Harms, Kyle E., Hamill, David N., and Hubbell, Stephen. P. 2001. "Effects of seedling size, El Niño drought, seedling density, and distance to nearest conspecific adult on 6-year survival of Ocotea whitei seedlings in Panama." Oecologia 127(4): 509-516.

Hubbell, Stephen P. 2001. The unified neutral theory of biodiversity and biogeography: Princeton University Press.

Sun, I-Fang, and Hubbell, Stephen. 2000. "Species distribution patterns in Nanjenshan Nature Reserve Southern Taiwan." Inside CTFS Summer 2000: 5, 12.

Condit, Richard, Ashton, Peter S., Baker, Patrick, Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Gunatilleke, Savithri, Gunatilleke, Nimal, Hubbell, Stephen P., Foster, Robin B., Itoh, Akira, LaFrankie, James V., Lee, Hua Seng, Losos, Elizabeth, Manokaran, N., Sukumar, R., and Yamakura, Takuo. 2000. "Spatial patterns in the distribution of tropical tree species." Science 288(5470): 1414-1418.

Condit, Richard, Watts, Kristina, Bohlman, Stephanie A., Pérez, Rolando, Foster, Robin B., and Hubbell, Stephen P. 2000. "Quantifying the decidiousness of tropical forest canopies under varying climates." Journal of Vegetation Science 11: 649-658.

Plotkin, Joshua B., Potts, Matthew D., Yu, Douglas W., Bunyavejchewin, Sarayudh, Condit, Richard, Foster, Robin, Hubbell, Stephen, LaFrankie, James, Manokaran, N., Lee, Hua-Seng, Sukumar, Raman, Nowak, Martin A., and Ashton, Peter S. 2000. "Predicting species diversity in tropical forests." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 97(20): 10850-10854.

Paciorek, Christopher J., Condit, Richard, Hubbell, Stephen P., and Foster, Robin B. 2000. "The demographics of resprouting in tree and shrub species of a moist tropical forest." Journal of Ecology 88(5): 765-777.

Hubbell, Stephen P., Foster, Robin B., O'Brien, S.T., Harms, K.E., Condit, Richard, Wechsler, B., Wright, S. Joseph, and Loo de Lao, Suzanne. 1999. "Light-gap disturbances, recruitment limitation, and tree diversity in a neotropical forest." Science 283: 554-557.