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2020 Publications

Adams, L. A., G. W. Maneveldt, A. Green, N. Karenyi, D. Parker, T. Samaai, and S. Kerwath. 2020. “Rhodolith Bed Discovered Off the South African Coast.” Diversity 12 (4). https://doi.org/10.3390/D12040125.
Carlson, Colin J., Rita Colwell, Mohammad Sharif Hossain, Mohammed Mofizur Rahman, Alan Robock, Sadie J. Ryan, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, and Christopher H. Trisos. 2020. “Solar Geoengineering Could Redistribute Malaria Risk in Developing Countries.” medRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.10.21.20217257.
Chamberlain, D., C. Reynolds, A. Amar, D. Henry, E. Caprio, and P. Batáry. 2020. “Wealth, Water and Wildlife: Landscape Aridity Intensifies the Urban Luxury Effect.” Global Ecology and Biogeography 29 (9): 1595–605. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13122.
Chang, Y.-J., H. Winker, M. Sculley, and J. Hsu. 2020. “Evaluation of the Status and Risk of Overexploitation of the Pacific Billfish Stocks Considering Non-Stationary Population Processes.” Deep-Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography 175. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2019.104707.
Colville, J. F., C. M. Beale, F. Forest, R. Altwegg, B. Huntley, and R. M. Cowling. 2020. “Plant Richness, Turnover, and Evolutionary Diversity Track Gradients of Stability and Ecological Opportunity in a Megadiversity Center.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 117 (33): 20027–37. https://doi.org/10.1073/PNAS.1915646117.
Colyn, Robin B, Catherine L Henderson, Res Altwegg, and Hanneline A Smit-Robinson. 2020. Habitat transformation and climate change: Implications for the distribution, population status, and colony extinction of Southern Bald Ibis (Geronticus calvus) in southern Africa.” The Condor 122 (1): 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1093/condor/duz064.
Conradi, T., J. A. Slingsby, G. F. Midgley, H. Nottebrock, A. H. Schweiger, and S. I. Higgins. 2020. “An Operational Definition of the Biome for Global Change Research.” New Phytologist 227 (5): 1294–1306. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16580.
Conway, Alexander M., Ian N. Durbach, Alistair McInnes, and Robert N. Harris. 2021. “Frame-by-Frame Annotation of Video Recordings Using Deep Neural Networks.” Ecosphere 12 (3): e03384. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3384.
Distiller, G. B., D. L. Borchers, R. J. Foster, and B. J. Harmsen. 2020. “Using Continuous-Time Spatial Capture–Recapture Models to Make Inference about Animal Activity Patterns.” Ecology and Evolution 10 (20): 11826–37. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6822.
Dombrow, H. E., and J. F. Colville. 2020. “Review of the Genus Beckhoplia Dombrow, 2005 with the Description of Fifteen New Species from South Africa and Observations on Its Biogeography (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae: Hopliini).” Zootaxa 4823 (1): 1–79. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4823.1.1.
Dufourq, Emmanuel, Ian Durbach, James P. Hansford, Amanda Hoepfner, Heidi Ma, Jessica V. Bryant, Christina S. Stender, et al. 2020. “Automated Detection of Hainan Gibbon Calls for Passive Acoustic Monitoring.” bioRxiv. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.09.07.285502.
Durbach, I., D. Borchers, C. Sutherland, and K. Sharma. 2021. “Fast, Flexible Alternatives to Regular Grid Designs for Spatial Capture–Recapture.” Methods in Ecology and Evolution 12 (2): 298–310. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13517.
Durbach, I. N., S. Algorta, D. K. Kantu, K. V. Katsikopoulos, and Ö. ?im?ek. 2020. “Fast and Frugal Heuristics for Portfolio Decisions with Positive Project Interactions.” Decision Support Systems 138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dss.2020.113399.
Durbach, Ian N., and Theodor J. Stewart. 2020. “Probability and Beyond: Including Uncertainties in Decision Analysis.” In Behavioral Operational Research: A Capabilities Approach, edited by Leroy White, Martin Kunc, Katharina Burger, and Jonathan Malpass, 75–91. Cham: Springer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-25405-6_5.
Ebert, Philip, and Ian Durbach. 2020. “Gratuitous Risk: Perceived Danger and Recklessness Judgements about Outdoor Sports Participants.” In. https://doi.org/http://dx.doi.org/10.23668/psycharchives.43682.
Froese, R., H. Winker, G. Coro, N. Demirel, A. C. Tsikliras, D. Dimarchopoulou, G. Scarcella, M. L. D. Palomares, M. Dureuil, and D. Pauly. 2020. “Estimating Stock Status from Relative Abundance and Resilience.” ICES Journal of Marine Science 77 (2): 527–38. https://doi.org/10.1093/icesjms/fsz230.
Gridley, T., M. J. Martin, J. Slater, J.-P. Roux, R. J. Swift, and S. H. Elwen. 2020. “Towed Passive Acoustic Monitoring Complements Visual Survey Methods for Heaviside’s Dolphins Cephalorhynchus Heavisidii in the Namibian Islands Marine Protected Area.” African Journal of Marine Science 42 (4): 495–506. https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2020.1848925.
Henry, D. A. W., A. T. K. Lee, and R. Altwegg. 2020. “Can Time-to-Detection Models with Fewer Survey Replicates Provide a Robust Alternative to Traditional Site-Occupancy Models?” Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11 (5): 643–55. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13379.
Jansen, D. Y. M., P. Lloyd, H.-D. Oschadleus, and R. Altwegg. 2020. “Survival Synchronicity in Two Avian Insectivore Communities.” Ibis 162 (3): 787–800. https://doi.org/10.1111/ibi.12765.
Lombard, Amanda T., Ian Durbach, Jean M. Harris, Judy Mann-Lang, Bruce Q. Mann, George M. Branch, and Colin G. Attwood. 2020. “Chapter 13 - South Africa’s Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area – Winners and Losers.” In Marine Protected Areas, edited by John Humphreys and Robert W. E. Clark, 237–70. Elsevier. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-102698-4.00013-7.
Longden, Emma G, Simon H Elwen, Barry McGovern, Bridget S James, Clare B Embling, and Tess Gridley. 2020. Mark–recapture of individually distinctive calls—a case study with signature whistles of bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus).” Journal of Mammalogy 101 (5): 1289–1301. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyaa081.
Loubota Panzou, G. J., A. Fayolle, T. Jucker, O. L. Phillips, S. Bohlman, L. F. Banin, S. L. Lewis, et al. 2021. “Pantropical Variability in Tree Crown Allometry.” Global Ecology and Biogeography 30: 459–75. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13231.
McGovern, B., T. Gridley, B. S. James, and S. Elwen. 2020. “Risky Business? A Note on Repeated Live Strandings of Common Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops Truncatus) While Foraging in a Shallow Water Environment.” Marine Mammal Science 36 (1): 305–14. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12634.
Measey, Vernon AND Dgebuadze, John AND Visser. 2019. “The World Needs BRICS Countries to Build Capacity in Invasion Science.” PLOS Biology 17 (9): 1–7. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000404.
Melin, A., R. Altwegg, J. C. Manning, and J. F. Colville. 2020. “Allometric Relationships Shape Foreleg Evolution of Long-Legged Oil Bees (Melittidae: Rediviva).” Evolution 75 (2): 437–49. https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.14144.
Melin, A., J. F. Colville, G. D. Duckworth, R. Altwegg, R. Slabbert, J. J. Midgley, M. Rouget, and J. S Donaldson. 2020. “Diversity of Pollen Sources Used by Managed Honey Bees in Variegated Landscapes.” Journal of Apicultural Research 59 (5): 988–99. https://doi.org/10.1080/00218839.2020.1750757.
Melin, Annalie, and Jonathan F. Colville. 2020. A Nesting Aggregation of Rediviva intermixta (Melittinae: Melittidae) with Males Sleeping Together in Burrows: Namaqualand, South Africa.” Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 92 (3): 561–68. https://doi.org/10.2317/0022-8567-92.3.561.
North, Michelle, James Franke, Birgitt Ouweneel, and Christopher Trisos. 2020. “Global Risk of Heat Stress to Cattle Under Climate Change.” AgriRxiv, November. https://doi.org/10.31220/agriRxiv.2020.00022.
Novoa, A., D. M. Richardson, P. Pyšek, L. A. Meyerson, S. Bacher, S. Canavan, J. A. Catford, et al. 2020. “Invasion Syndromes: A Systematic Approach for Predicting Biological Invasions and Facilitating Effective Management.” Biological Invasions 22 (5): 1801–20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-020-02220-w.
Parker, D., J. C. Coetzee, H. Winker, and C. D. van der Lingen. 2020. “Accounting for Linefish Dependency in Management of the South African Small Pelagic Fishery.” African Journal of Marine Science 42 (3): 183–94. https://doi.org/10.2989/1814232X.2020.1788160.
Phillips, Carly, Astrid Caldas, Rachel Cleetus, Kristina Dahl, Juan Declet-Barreto, Rachel Licker, L. Merner, et al. 2020. “Compound Climate Risks in the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Nature Climate Change 10 (May): 586–88. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-020-0804-2.
Reynolds, C., D. A. W. Henry, D. R. C. Tye, and N. D. Tye. 2020. “Defining Separation Zones for Coastal Birds at a Wetland of Global Importance.” Wildlife Research 48 (2): 134–41. https://doi.org/10.1071/WR20098.
Ross-Marsh, E. C., S. H. Elwen, A. S. Prinsloo, B. S. James, and T. Gridley. 2020. “Singing in South Africa: Monitoring the Occurrence of Humpback Whale (Megaptera Novaeangliae) Song Near the Western Cape.” Bioacoustics. https://doi.org/10.1080/09524622.2019.1710254.
Scheiter, S., G. R. Moncrieff, M. Pfeiffer, and S. I. Higgins. 2020. “African Biomes Are Most Sensitive to Changes in Co2 Under Recent and Near-Future Co2 Conditions.” Biogeosciences 17 (4): 1147–67. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-1147-2020.
Seymour, C. L., S. J. Milton, R. Altwegg, G. S. Joseph, and W. R. J. Dean. 2020. “Addition of Nitrogen Increases Variability of Vegetation Cover in an Arid System with Unpredictable Rainfall.” Ecosystems 23 (1): 175–87. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00396-4.
Shannon, L. J., K. Ortega-Cisneros, T. Lamont, H. Winker, R. Crawford, A. Jarre, and M. Coll. 2020. “Exploring Temporal Variability in the Southern Benguela Ecosystem over the Past Four Decades Using a Time-Dynamic Ecosystem Model.” Frontiers in Marine Science 7: 540. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2020.00540.
Sherley, R. B., H. Winker, C. L. Rigby, P. M. Kyne, R. Pollom, N. Pacoureau, K. Herman, et al. 2020. “Estimating IUCN Red List Population Reduction: JARA—a Decision-Support Tool Applied to Pelagic Sharks.” Conservation Letters 13 (2). https://doi.org/10.1111/conl.12688.
Slingsby, J. A. 2020. “Forest Restoration or Propaganda? The Need for Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Scores to Uphold Research Integrity.” South African Journal of Science 116 (8). https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2020/7684.
Slingsby, J. A., G. R. Moncrieff, A. J. Rogers, and E. C. February. 2020. “Altered Ignition Catchments Threaten a Hyperdiverse Fire-Dependent Ecosystem.” Global Change Biology 26 (2): 616–28. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14861.
Slingsby, J. A., G. R. Moncrieff, and A. M. Wilson. 2020. “Near-Real Time Forecasting and Change Detection for an Open Ecosystem with Complex Natural Dynamics.” ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing 166: 15–25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2020.05.017.
Sumasgutner, P., A. Jenkins, A. Amar, and R. Altwegg. 2020. “Nest Boxes Buffer the Effects of Climate on Breeding Performance in an African Urban Raptor.” PLoS ONE 15 (6). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0234503.
Treurnicht, M., J. Pagel, J. Tonnabel, K. J. Esler, J. A. Slingsby, and F. M. Schurr. 2020. “Functional Traits Explain the Hutchinsonian Niches of Plant Species.” Global Ecology and Biogeography 29 (3): 534–45. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.13048.
Trisos, Christopher, Cory Merow, and Alex Pigot. 2020. “The Projected Timing of Abrupt Ecological Disruption from Climate Change.” Nature 580 (April): 1–6. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-020-2189-9.
Weideman, E. A., J. A. Slingsby, R. L. Thomson, and B. T. W. Coetzee. 2020. “Land Cover Change Homogenizes Functional and Phylogenetic Diversity Within and Among African Savanna Bird Assemblages.” Landscape Ecology 35 (1): 145–57. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10980-019-00939-z.
Winker, H., F. Carvalho, J. T. Thorson, L. T. Kell, D. Parker, M. Kapur, R. Sharma, A. J. Booth, and S. E. Kerwath. 2020. “JABBA-Select: Incorporating Life History and Fisheries’ Selectivity into Surplus Production Models.” Fisheries Research 222: 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2019.105355.
Witt, C. G. von, B. Anderson, I. N. Durbach, and S. D. Johnson. 2020. “Breeding Systems of Floral Colour Forms in the Drosera Cistiflora Species Complex.” Plant Biology 22 (6): 992–1001. https://doi.org/10.1111/plb.13159.