Richard Condit

Staff Scientist

Richard Condit

e-mail: conditr@gmail.com

LinkLink: richardcondit.org

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Address: Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute
ATT: Richard Condit
Washington DC 20521-9100

Telephone: +507.212.8045

FAX: +507.212.8148



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Research Interests

Population biology; population modeling; quantitative ecology; community ecology

Current Research

Geographic ranges of the tree species, Panama, Amazonia, and Africa
Population fluctuations of tropical tree species and the stability of communities
Species abundance distributions in tree communities
Population growth of northern elephant seals in the North Pacific
Growth and mortality of tropical tree species
Forest restoration on tropical pastures and farms

Education and Degrees

Ph.D. (Biology) - University of California, Santa Crux, 1984
B.S. (Biology) - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1978

Selected Bibliography

Condit, R., P.S. Ashton, P. Baker, S. Bunyavejchewin, S. Gunatilleke, N. Gunatilleke, S.P. Hubbell, R.B. Foster, L. Hua Seng, A. Itoh, J.V. LaFrankie, E. Losos, N. Manokaran, R. Sukumar, and T. Yamakura. 2000. Spatial patterns in the distribution of common and rare tropical tree species: a test from large plots in six different forests. Science, 288: 1414-1418.

Condit, R., W.D. Robinson, R. Ibáñez, S. Aguilar, A. Sanjur, R. Martínez, R. Stallard, T. García, G. Angehr, L. Petit, S.J. Wright, T.R. Robinson, and S. Heckadon. 2001. Maintaining the canal while conserving biodiversity around it: a challenge for economic development in Panama in the 21st century. Bioscience, 51: 389-398.

Condit, R., P.S. Ashton, N. Manokaran, J.V. LaFrankie, S.P. Hubbell and R.B. Foster. 1999. Dynamics of the forest communities at Pasoh and Barro Colorado: comparing two 50 ha plots. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 354: 1739-1748.

Condit, R., R. Sukumar, S.P. Hubbell, and R.B. Foster. 1998. Predicting population trends from size distributions: a direct test in a tropical tree community. American Naturalist, 152: 495-509.

Condit, R., S.P. Hubbell, and R.B. Foster. 1996. Changes in tree species abundance in a Neotropical forest: impact of climate change. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 12: 231-256.

Condit, R., S.P. Hubbell, J.V. LaFrankie, R. Sukumar, N. Manokaran, R.B. Foster, and P.S. Ashton. 1996. Species-area and species-individual relationships for tropical trees: a comparison of three 50 ha plots. Journal of Ecology, 84: 549-562.