demography

Precipitation and habitat fragmentation impact population dynamics of a tropical understory plant

Selected References: Scott, E.R., Uriarte, M., Bruna, E.M., 2022. Delayed effects of climate on vital rates lead to demographic divergence in Amazonian forest fragments. Global Change Biology 28, 463–479.

Delayed effects and habitat fragmentation: are we underestimating the effects of anthropogenic change?

Anthropogenic climate change is causing an increased frequency and severity of extreme precipitation events (i.e. droughts and unusually wet conditions). At the same time, human development and land conversion interrupts and fragments previously …

Habitat-dependent delayed effects of climate on demographic vital rates in a fragmented Amazonian landscape

**Background** Deforestation is a major threat to species biodiversity in the Amazon rainforest. Deforestation results in loss of habitat, but also often leaves remaining forest habitat highly fragmented, with remnants of different sizes embedded in …

Delayed effects of climate on vital rates lead to demographic divergence in Amazonian forest fragments

Deforestation often results in landscapes where remaining forest habitat is highly fragmented, with remnants of different sizes embedded in an often highly contrasting matrix. Local extinction of species from individual fragments is common, but the …

Differing non‐linear, lagged effects of temperature and precipitation on an insect herbivore and its host plant

1. Multivariate climate change is expected to impact insect densities and plant growth in complex, and potentially different, ways. Tea (Camellia sinensis) is a unique crop system where the increase in quality from chemical defences induced by …

Effects of drought and habitat fragmentation on a tropical understory plant.

My postdoctoral project in the [Bruna lab](http://brunalab.org/) at University of Florida involves analyzing long-term demographic data from an experimentally fragmented tropical forest experiment in Brazil.

bumbl

An R package for modeling bumblebee colony growth