Catherine Potvin

28 publications found


Vergara-Asenjo, Gerardo, Sharma, Divya and Potvin, Catherine Jeanne. 2015. Engaging stakeholders: Assessing accuracy of participatory mapping of land cover in Panama. Conservation Letters, doi:10.1111/conl.12161 [Download]


Holmes, Ignacia and Potvin, Catherine Jeanne. 2014. Avoiding Re-Inventing the Wheel in a People-Centered Approach to REDD+. Conservation Biology, 28(5): 1380-1393. doi:10.1111/cobi.12301 [Download]


Kunert, N., Schwendenmann, L., Potvin, C., and D. Hölscher. Tree diversity enhances tree transpiration in a Panamanian forest plantation. Journal of Applied Ecology (in press, August 12 2011). [Download]
Pelletier, J., N. Ramankutty, and C. Potvin. 2011. Diagnosing the uncertainty and detectability of emission reductions for REDD + under current capabilities: an example for Panama. Environmental Research Letters 6:024005. Link to supplementary data. [Download]
Plath M., Mody, K., Potvin, C. and Dorn, S. 2011. Establishment of native tropical timber trees in monoculture and mixed-species plantations: Small-scale effects on tree performance and insect herbivory. Forest Ecology and Management 261(3): 741-750. [Download]
Plath M., Moody, K., Potvin, C. and Dorn, S. 2011. Do multipurpose companion trees affect high value timber trees in a silvopastoral plantation system? Agroforestry Systems 81:79–92. [Download]
Potvin, C., Mancilla, L., Buchmann, N., Monteza, J., Moore, T., Murphy, M., Oelmann, Y., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Turner, B.L., Wilcke, W., Zeugin, F., Wolf, S. 2011. An ecosystem approach to biodiversity effects: Carbon pools in a tropical tree plantation. Forest Ecology and Management 261: 1614–1624. [Download]
Ruiz-Jaen, MC and C. Potvin. 2011. Can we predict carbon stocks in tropical ecosystems from tree diversity? Comparing species and functional diversity in a mixed species plantations and a natural forests. New Phytologist 189(4): 978-987 [Download]
Wolf, S., Werner, E., Potvin, C, Buchmann, N. 2011. Strong seasonal variations in net ecosystem CO2 exchange of a tropical pasture and afforestation in Panama Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151(8): 1139-1151 [Download]


Isenberg, J. and Potvin, C. 2010 Financing REDD in Developing Countries: A Supply and Demand Analysis. Climate Policy 10: 216-231. 2011 Schlamadinger Price. [Download]
Oelmann, Y., Potvin, C., Mark, T., Werther, L., Tapernon, S. and, Wilcke, W. 2010 Tree mixture effects on aboveground nutrient pools of trees in an experimental plantation in Panama. Plant and Soil 326 Sp. Iss. SI: 199-212. [Download]
Ruiz-Jaen, MC and C. Potvin. 2010. Tree diversity explained patterns of variation in ecosystem function in a neotropical forest. Biotropica 42(6): 638-646. [Download]


Oestreicher, J.S., Benessaiah, K., Ruiz-Jaen, M.C., Sloan, S., Turner, K., Pelletier, K., Guay, B., Clark, K.E., Roche, D.E., Meiners, M., and C. Potvin. 2009. Avoiding deforestation in Panamanian protected areas: An analysis of protection effectiveness and implications for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. Global Environmental Change 19: 279-291. [Download]
Paquette, A., Hawryshyn, J., Vyta Senikas, A. and Potvin, C. 2009. Enrichment Planting in Secondary Forests: a Promising Clean Development Mechanism to Increase Terrestrial Carbon Sinks. Ecology and Society 14 (1) : 31. [online] [Download]
Potvin, C. and Dutilleul, P. 2009. Neighborhood effects and size-asymmetric competition in a tree plantation varying in diversity. Ecology 90: 321-327. [Download]


Coll, L., Potvin, C., Messier, C. and Delagrange, S. 2008. Carbon storage, allocation patterns and root architecture of tropical trees with contrasting shade tolerance in young mixed plantations. Trees - Structure and Function 22: 585-596. [Download]
Coomes, O.T., Grimard, F., Potvin, C. and Sima, P. 2008. The fate of tropical forest: carbon or cattle? Ecological Economics 65: 207-212. [Download]
Delagrange, S., Coll, L, Messier, Ch, and Potvin, C. 2008. Linking multiple-level tree traits with biomass accumulation in native tree species used for reforestation in Panama. Trees - Structure and Function 22: 337-349. [Download]
Healy, C., Gotelli, N. and Potvin, C. 2008. Partitioning the effects of biodiversity and environmental heterogeneity for productivity and mortality in a tropical tree plantation. Journal of Ecology 96: 903-913. [Download]
Potvin, C. and Bovarnick, A. 2008. Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries: Key actors, negotiations and actions. Carbon and Climate Law Review Special Edition: Climate Policy, Carbon Markets and Forestry, Legal Essays {online} [Download]
Potvin, C. and Gotelli, N. 2008. Biodiversity enhances individual performance but does not affect survivorship in tropical trees. Ecology Letters 11: 217–223. [Download]
Potvin, C., Guay, B. and Pedroni, L. 2008. Implementing the mechanisms proposed to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation: A case study with Panama. Climate Policy 8: 23-40. [Download]


Kirby, KR and Potvin, C. 2007. Species-level management in carbon sink projects: a case study from an Embera territory in eastern Panama. Forest Ecology and Management 246: 208-221. “Top-50 most cited 2007-2010”. [Download]
Potvin, C, Tschakert, P, Lebel, F, Kirby, K, Barrios, H, Bocariza J, Caisamo, J, Caisama, L, Cansari, C, Casamá, J, Casamá, M, Chamorra, L, Dumasa, N, Goldenberg, S, Guainora, V, Hayes, P, Moore, T1 and Ruíz, J. 2007. A participatory approach to the establishment of a baseline scenario for a reforestation CDM project. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 12(8): 1341-1362. [Download]
Scherer-Lorensen, M, Bonilla, J.L. and Potvin, C. 2007. Tree species richness affects litter production and decomposition dynamics in a tropical biodiversity experiment. Oikos 116: 2108-2124. [Download]
Tschakert, P., Coomes O., and Potvin C. 2007. Indigenous livelihoods, slash-and-burn-agriculture and carbon stocks in Eastern Panama. Ecological Economics. 60: 807-820 [Download]


Potvin, C., R. Cansari, J. Hutton, I. Caisamo and B. Pacheco. 2003. Preparation for propagation: Understanding germination of Giwa (Astrocaryum standleyanum), wagara (Sabal mauritiiformis) and eba (Socratea exorrhiza) for future cultivation. Biodiversity and Conservation 12(11): 2161-2171. [Download]


Potvin, C. ANOVA: Experiments layout and analysis. 2001 in (S. Scheiner and J. Gurevitch). Design and analysis of ecological experiments. Oxford University Press. Pp. 63-76. [Download]