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Abundance and seasonality of mid-altitude fellfield arthropods from Marion Island

Barendse, J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jan 2001, In : Polar Biology. 24, 2, p. 73-82 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

35 Citations (Scopus)

Acclimation effects on critical and lethal thermal limits of workers of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile

Jumbam, K. R., Jackson, S., Terblanche, J. S., McGeoch, M. A. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 54, 6, p. 1008 - 1014 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

52 Citations (Scopus)

Acclimation effects on thermal tolerances of springtails from sub-Antarctic Marion Island: Indigenous and invasive species

Slabber, S., Roger Worland, M., Petter Leinaas, H. & Chown, S. L., 1 Feb 2007, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 53, 2, p. 113-125 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

58 Citations (Scopus)

A comparative analysis of metabolic rate in six Scarabaeus species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from southern Africa: Further caveats when inferring adaptation

Davis, A. L. V., Chown, S. L., McGeoch, M. A. & Scholtz, C. H., 1 Apr 2000, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 46, 4, p. 553-562 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

42 Citations (Scopus)

Adapting to climate change: A perspective from evolutionary physiology

Chown, S. L., Hoffmann, A. A., Kristensen, T. N., Angilletta Jr., M. J., Stenseth, N. C. & Pertoldi, C., 2010, In : Climate Research. 43, 1-2, p. 3 - 15 13 p.

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279 Citations (Scopus)

A decade of invertebrate colonization pressure on Scott Base in the Ross Sea region

Newman, J., Poirot, C., Roper-Gee, R., Leihy, R. I. & Chown, S. L., 1 Sep 2018, In : Biological Invasions. 20, 9, p. 2623-2633 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

A global analysis of elevational distribution of non-native versus native plants

Guo, Q., Fei, S., Shen, Z., Iannone, B. V., Knott, J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Biogeography. 45, 4, p. 793-803 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

A global indicator for biological invasion

McGeoch, M. A., Chown, S. L. & Kalwij, J. M., Dec 2006, In : Conservation Biology. 20, 6, p. 1635-1646 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)

A hierarchy of factors influence discontinuous gas exchange in the grasshopper Paracinema tricolor (Orthoptera: Acrididae)

Groenewald, B., Chown, S. L. & Terblanche, J. S., 2014, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 217, 19, p. 3407 - 3415 9 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Aliens in Antarctica: assessing transfer of plant propagules by human visitors to reduce invasion risk

Huiskes, A. H. L., Gremmen, N. J. M., Bergstrom, D. M., Frenot, Y., Hughes, K. A., Imura, S., Kiefer, K., Lebouvier, M., Lee, J. E., Tsujimoto, M., Ware, C., Van de Vijver, B. & Chown, S. L., 2014, In : Biological Conservation. 171, p. 278 - 284 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

34 Citations (Scopus)

Allometric scaling of maximum metabolic rate: The influence of temperature

White, C. R., Terblanche, J. S., Kabat, A. P., Blackburn, T. M., Chown, S. L. & Butler, P. J., 2008, In : Functional Ecology. 22, 4, p. 616 - 623 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Altitudinal body size clines: Latitudinal effects associated with changing seasonality

Chown, S. L. & Jaco Klok, C., 1 Aug 2003, In : Ecography. 26, 4, p. 445-455 11 p.

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131 Citations (Scopus)

Ambient, productive and wind energy, and ocean extent predict global species richness of procellariiform seabirds

Davies, R. G., Irlich, U. M., Chown, S. L. & Gaston, K. J., 2010, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 19, 1, p. 98 - 110 13 p.

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23 Citations (Scopus)

A meta-analysis of human disturbance impacts on Antarctic wildlife

Coetzee, B. W. T. & Chown, S. L., 1 Aug 2016, In : Biological Reviews. 91, 3, p. 578-596 19 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

A modelling approach to antlion (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) distribution patterns

Erasmus, B. F. N., Kshatriya, M., Mansell, M. W., Chown, S. L. & Van Jaarsveld, A. S., 1 Dec 2000, In : African Entomology. 8, 2, p. 157-168 12 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

A new specific plant host for the agave snout weevil, Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal, 1838 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in South Africa: a destructive pest of species of Agave L. (Agavaceae)

Smith, G. F., Figueiredo, E., Klopper, R. R., Crouch, N. R., Janion-Scheepers, C. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Bradleya. 30, p. 19 - 24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Animal introductions to southern systems: Lessons for ecology and for policy

Chown, S. L., Spear, D., Lee, J. E. & Shaw, J. D., 2009, In : African Zoology. 44, 2, p. 248 - 262 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

An information-theoretic approach to evaluating the size and temperature dependence of metabolic rate

White, C. R., Frappell, P. B. & Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 279, 1742, p. 3616 - 3621 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

Antagonistic effects of biological invasion and temperature change on body size of island ectotherms

Treasure, A. M. & Chown, S. L., 2014, In : Diversity and Distributions. 20, 2, p. 202 - 213 12 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Antarctica and the strategic plan for biodiversity

Chown, S. L., Brooks, C. M., Terauds, A., Le Bohec, C., van Klaveren-Impagliazzo, C., Whittington, J. D., Butchart, S. H. M., Coetzee, B. W. T., Collen, B., Convey, P., Gaston, K. J., Gilbert, N., Gill, M., Höft, R., Johnston, S., Kennicutt, M. C., Kriesell, H. J., Le Maho, Y., Lynch, H. J., Palomares, M. & 3 others, Puig-Marcó, R., Stoett, P. & McGeoch, M. A., 28 Mar 2017, In : PLoS Biology. 15, 3, 10 p., e2001656.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

29 Citations (Scopus)

Antarctica's protected areas are inadequate, unrepresentative, and at risk

Shaw, J. D., Terauds, A., Riddle, M. J., Possingham, H. P. & Chown, S. L., 2014, In : PLoS Biology. 12, 6, 5 p., e1001888.

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48 Citations (Scopus)

Ant assemblages have darker and larger members in cold environments

Bishop, T. R., Robertson, M. P., Gibb, H., van Rensburg, B. J., Braschler, B., Chown, S. L., Foord, S. H., Munyai, T. C., Okey, I., Tshivhandekano, P. G., Werenkraut, V. & Parr, C. L., 1 Dec 2016, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 25, 12, p. 1489-1499 11 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Ants, altitude and change in the northern Cape Floristic Region

Botes, A., McGeoch, M. A., Robertson, H. G., van Niekerk, A., Davids, H. P. & Chown, S. L., Jan 2006, In : Journal of Biogeography. 33, 1, p. 71-90 20 p.

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83 Citations (Scopus)

Apomyrminae and Aenictogitoninae: Two new subfamilies of ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for southern Africa

Parr, C. L., Robertson, H. G. & Chown, S. L., 1 Mar 2003, In : African Entomology. 11, 1, p. 128-129 2 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

A predicted niche shift corresponds with increased thermal resistance in an invasive mite, Halotydeus destructor

Hill, M. P., Chown, S. L. & Hoffmann, A. A., 2013, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 22, 8, p. 942 - 951 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

64 Citations (Scopus)

A preliminary analysis of weevil assemblages in the sub-Antarctic: local and regional patterns

Chown, S. L., 1 Jan 1992, In : Journal of Biogeography. 19, 1, p. 87-98 12 p.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

A revision of the endemic south-western African dung beetle subgenus scarabaeus (pachysoma) macleay, including notes on other flightless scarabaeini (Scarabaeidae: Scarabaeinae)

Harrison, J. D. G., Scholtz, C. H. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jan 2003, In : Journal of Natural History. 37, 3, p. 305-355 51 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

A roadmap for Antarctic and Southern Ocean science for the next two decades and beyond

Kennicutt ll, M. C., Chown, S. L., Cassano, J. J., Liggett, D., Peck, L. S., Massom, R., Rintoul, S. R., Storey, J. W. V., Vaughan, D., Wilson, T. J., Allison, I. F., Ayton, J., Badhe, R., Baeseman, J., Barrett, P. J., Bell, R., Bertler, N., Bo, S., Brandt, A., Bromwich, D. & 32 others, Cary, S. C., Clark, M. S., Convey, P., Costa, E. S., Cowan, D. A., DeConto, R., Dunbar, R. B., Elfring, C., Escutia, C., Francis, J., Fricker, H. A., Fukuchi, M., Gilbert, N., Gutt, J., Havermans, C., Hik, D. S., Hosie, G., Jones, C. D., Kim, Y., Le Maho, Y., Lee, S., Leppe, M., Leichenkov, G. L., Li, X., Lipenkov, V. Y., Lochte, K., Lopez-Martinez, J., Ludecke, C., Lyons, W. B., Marenssi, S., Walsh, J. & Sutherland, W. J., 2015, In : Antarctic Science. 27, 1, p. 3-18 16 p.

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80 Citations (Scopus)

Assemblage level variation in springtail lower lethal temperature: The role of invasive species on sub-Antarctic Marion Island

Janion, C., Worland, M. R. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Physiological Entomology. 34, 3, p. 284 - 291 8 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the benefits of aggregation: Thermal biology and water relations of anomalous Emperor Moth caterpillars

Klok, C. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jun 1999, In : Functional Ecology. 13, 3, p. 417-427 11 p.

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73 Citations (Scopus)

Australian penguin ticks screened for novel Borrelia species

Moon, K. L., Chown, S. L., Loh, S. M., Oskam, C. L. & Fraser, C. I., Feb 2018, In : Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. 9, 2, p. 410-414 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

A widespread thermodynamic effect, but maintenance of biological rates through space across life's major domains

Sørensen, J. G., White, C. R., Duffy, G. A. & Chown, S. L., 31 Oct 2018, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 285, 1890, 10 p., 20181775.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers to globally invasive species are weakening across the Antarctic

Duffy, G. A., Coetzee, B. W. T., Latombe, G., Akerman, A. H., McGeoch, M. A. & Chown, S. L., 1 Sep 2017, In : Diversity and Distributions. 23, 9, p. 982-996 15 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Basal metabolic rate of the black-faced sheathbill (Chionis minor): Intraspecific variation in a phylogenetically distinct Island endemic

McClelland, G. T. W., McKechnie, A. E. & Chown, S. L., 1 Mar 2016, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 89, 2, p. 141-150 10 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Basal resistance enhances warming tolerance of alien over indigenous species across latitude

Janion-Scheepers, C., Phillips, L., Sgrò, C. M., Duffy, G. A., Hallas, R. & Chown, S. L., 2 Jan 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 1, p. 145-150 6 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioural thermoregulation in the mopane worm (lepidoptera)

Frears, S. L., Chown, S. L. & Webb, P. I., 1 Aug 1997, In : Journal of Thermal Biology. 22, 4-5, p. 325-330 6 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Beneficial acclimation and the Bogert effect

Marais, E. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Ecology Letters. 11, 10, p. 1027 - 1036 10 p.

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62 Citations (Scopus)

Bias, precision and accuracy in the estimation of cuticular and respiratory water loss: a case study from a highly variable cockroach, Perisphaeria sp.

Gray, E. M. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 54, 1, p. 169 - 179 11 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Biodiversity assessment and conservation strategies

Van Jaarsveld, A. S., Freitag, S., Chown, S. L., Muller, C., Koch, S., Hull, H., Bellamy, C., Krüger, M., Endrödy-Younga, S., Mansell, M. W. & Scholtz, C. H., 27 Mar 1998, In : Science. 279, 5359, p. 2106-2108 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

272 Citations (Scopus)

Biological invasions, climate change and genomics

Chown, S. L., Hodgins, K., Griffin, P. C., Oakeshott, J. G., Byrne, M. & Hoffmann, A. A., 2015, In : Evolutionary Applications. 8, 1, p. 23-46 24 p.

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96 Citations (Scopus)

Biological invasions of Southern Ocean islands: The Collembola of Marion Island as a test of generalities

Gabriel, A. G. A., Chown, S. L., Barendse, J., Marshall, D. J., Mercer, R. D., Pugh, P. J. A. & Smith, V. R., 7 Nov 2001, In : Ecography. 24, 4, p. 421-430 10 p.

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64 Citations (Scopus)

Biological survey of the Prince Edward Islands, December 2008

Cooper, J., Bester, M. N., Chown, S. L., Crawford, R. J., Daly, R., Heyns, E., Lamont, T., Ryan, P. G. & Shaw, J. D., 2009, In : South African Journal of Science. 105, 7-8, p. 317 - 320 4 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Biology and ecology of the Dusmoecetes Jeannel (Col. Curculionidae) species complex on Marion Island

Chown, S. L. & Scholtz, C. H., 1 Mar 1989, In : Oecologia. 80, 1, p. 93-99 7 p.

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36 Citations (Scopus)

Biotic interactions modify the effects of oxygen on insect gigantism

Chown, S. L., 2012, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109, 27, p. 10745 - 10746 2 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Body size and abundance in a dung beetle assemblage: Optimal mass and the role of transients

Chown, S. L. & Steenkamp, H. E., 1 Sep 1996, In : African Entomology. 4, 2, p. 203-212 10 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Body size patterns in Drosophila inhabiting a mesocosm: Interactive effects of spatial variation in temperature and abundance

Warren, M., McGeoch, M. A., Nicolson, S. W. & Chown, S. L., Aug 2006, In : Oecologia. 149, 2, p. 245-255 11 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Body size variation in insects: A macroecological perspective

Chown, S. L. & Gaston, K. J., 2010, In : Biological Reviews. 85, 1, p. 139 - 169 31 p.

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328 Citations (Scopus)

Breaching the dispersal barrier to invasion: Quantification and management

Lee, J. E. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Ecological Applications. 19, 7, p. 1944 - 1959 16 p.

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94 Citations (Scopus)

Can a terrestrial ectoparasite disperse with its marine host?

Moon, K. L., Aitkenhead, I. J., Fraser, C. I. & Chown, S. L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 92, 2, p. 163-176 14 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Caterpillars benefit from thermal ecosystem engineering by wandering albatrosses on sub-Antarctic Marion Island

Sinclair, B. J. & Chown, S. L., 22 Mar 2006, In : Biology Letters. 2, 1, p. 51-54 4 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)