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2010

Trait means and reaction norms: The consequences of climate change/invasion interactions at the organism level

Janion, C., Leinaas, H. P., Terblanche, J. S. & Chown, S. L., 2010, In : Evolutionary Ecology. 24, 6, p. 1365 - 1380 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)

Using scale-area curves to quantify the distribution, abundance and range expansion potential of an invasive species

Veldtman, R., Chown, S. L. & McGeoch, M. A., 2010, In : Diversity and Distributions. 16, 1, p. 159 - 169 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)
2009

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)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

94 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in soil nematode populations indicate an annual life cycle at Cape Hallett, Antarctica

Yeates, G. W., Scott, M. B., Chown, S. L. & Sinclair, B. J., 2009, In : Pedobiologia. 52, 6, p. 375 - 386 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Coefficient shifts in geographical ecology: An empirical evaluation of spatial and non-spatial regression

Bini, L. M., Diniz-Filho, J. A. F., Rangel, T. F. L. V. B., Akre, T. S. B., Albaladejo, R. G., Albuquerque, F., Aparicio, A., Araujo, M., Baselga, A., Beck, J., Bellocq, I., Bohning-Gaese, K., Borges, P. A. V., Castro-Parga, I., Chey, V. K., Chown, S. L., De Marco, P. J., Dobkin, D. S., Ferrer-Castan, D., Field, R. & 26 others, Filloy, J., Fleishman, E., Gomez, J. F., Hortal, J., Iverson, J. B., Kerr, J. T., Kissling, W. D., Kitching, I. J., Leon-Cortes, J., Lobo, J. M., Montoya, D., Morales-Castilla, I., Moreno, J. C., Oberdorff, T., Olalla-Tarraga, M. A., Pausas, J. G., Qian, H., Rahbek, C., Rodriguez, M. A., Rueda, M., Ruggiero, A., Sackmann, P., Sanders, N. J., Terribile, L. C., Vetaas, O. & Hawkins, B. A., 2009, In : Ecography. 32, 2, p. 193 - 204 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

201 Citations (Scopus)

Directional evolution of the slope of the metabolic rate-temperature relationship is correlated with climate

Terblanche, J. S., Clusella-Trullas, S., Deere, J. A., Jansen van Vuuren, B. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 82, 5, p. 495 - 503 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

42 Citations (Scopus)

Dissecting the plant-insect diversity relationship in the Cape

Proches, S., Forest, F., Veldtman, R., Chown, S. L., Cowling, R. M., Johnson, S. D., Richardson, D. M. & Savolainen, V., 2009, In : Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 51, 1, p. 94 - 99 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

36 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of thermal acclimation on water loss rate and tolerance in the collembolan Pogonognathellus flavescens

Leinaas, H. P., Slabber, S. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Physiological Entomology. 34, 4, p. 325 - 332 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Extrapolating population size from the occupancy-abundance relationship and the scaling pattern of occupancy

Hui, C., McGeoch, M., Reyers, B., le Roux, P. C., Greve, M. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Ecological Applications. 19, 8, p. 2038 - 2048 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

40 Citations (Scopus)

Indirect effects of invasive species removal devastate World Heritage Island

Bergstrom, D. M., Lucieer, A., Kiefer, K., Wasley, J., Belbin, L., Pedersen, T. K. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 46, 1, p. 73 - 81 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

239 Citations (Scopus)

Insect rate-temperature relationships: Environmental variation and the metabolic theory of ecology

Irlich, U. M., Terblanche, J. S., Blackburn, T. M. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : American Naturalist. 174, 6, p. 819 - 835 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

108 Citations (Scopus)

Life stage-related differences in hardening and acclimation of thermal tolerance traits in the kelp fly, Paractora dreuxi (Diptera, Helcomyzidae)

Marais, E., Terblanche, J. S. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 55, 4, p. 336 - 343 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

48 Citations (Scopus)

Macrophysiology: A conceptual reunification

Gaston, K. J., Chown, S. L., Calosi, P., Bernardo, J., Bilton, D. T., Clarke, A., Clusella-Trullas, S., Ghalambor, C. K., Konarzewski, M., Peck, L., Porter, W., Portner, H. O., Rezende, E. L., Schulte, P., Spicer, J. I., Stillman, J. H., Terblanche, J. S. & van Kleunen, M., 2009, In : American Naturalist. 174, 5, p. 595 - 612 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

191 Citations (Scopus)

Management implications of the Macquarie Island trophic cascade revisited: A reply to Dowding et al. (2009)

Bergstrom, D. M., Lucieer, A., Kiefer, K., Wasley, J., Belbin, L., Pedersen, T. K. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 46, 5, p. 1133 - 1136 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOther

11 Citations (Scopus)

Non-indigenous ungulates as a threat to biodiversity

Spear, D. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Journal of Zoology. 279, 1, p. 1 - 17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

57 Citations (Scopus)

Phenotypic variance, plasticity and heritability estimates of critical thermal limits depend on methodological context

Chown, S. L., Jumbam, K. R., Sorensen, J. G. & Terblanche, J. S., 2009, In : Functional Ecology. 23, 1, p. 133 - 140 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

177 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological tolerances account for range limits and abundance structure in an invasive slug

Lee, J. E., Janion, C., Marais, E., Jansen van Vuuren, B. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 276, 1661, p. 1459 - 1468 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

60 Citations (Scopus)

Quantifying the propagule load associated with the construction of an Antarctic research station

Lee, J. E. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Antarctic Science. 21, 5, p. 471 - 475 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

40 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial variation in structural damage to a keystone plant species in the sub-Antarctic: interactions between Azorella selago and invasive house mice

Phiri, E. E., McGeoch, M. A. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Antarctic Science. 21, 3, p. 189 - 196 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Temporal development of hull-fouling assemblages associated with an Antarctic supply vessel

Lee, J. E. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Marine Ecology-Progress Series. 386, p. 97 - 105 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

22 Citations (Scopus)

The detection of spatial structure in populations and communities: an empirical case study

Warren, M., McGeoch, M. A. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Ecoscience. 16, 1, p. 95 - 110 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

The extent and impacts of ungulate translocations: South Africa in a global context

Spear, D. & Chown, S. L., 2009, In : Biological Conservation. 142, 2, p. 353 - 363 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

36 Citations (Scopus)
2008

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)

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)

Beneficial acclimation and the Bogert effect

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation of Southern Ocean Islands: invertebrates as exemplars

Chown, S. L., Lee, J. E. & Shaw, J. D., 2008, In : Journal of Insect Conservation. 12, 3-4, p. 277 - 291 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

33 Citations (Scopus)

Control of discontinous gas exchange in Samia cynthia: Effects of atmospheric oxygen, carbon dioxide and moisture

Terblanche, J. S., Marais, E., Hetz, S. K. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 211, 20, p. 3272 - 3280 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

38 Citations (Scopus)

Critical thermal limits and their responses to acclimation in two sub-Antarctic spiders: Myro kerguelenensis and Prinerigone vagans

Jumbam, K. R., Terblanche, J. S., Deere, J. A., Somers, M. J. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Polar Biology. 31, 2, p. 215 - 220 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Deconstructing a controversial local range expansion: Conservation biogeography of the painted reed frog (Hyperolius marmoratus) in South Africa

Tolley, K. A., Davies, S. J. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Diversity and Distributions. 14, 2, p. 400 - 411 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

DNA barcoding and the documentation of alien species establishment on sub-Antarctic Marion Island

Chown, S. L., Sinclair, B. J. & Jansen van Vuuren, B., 2008, In : Polar Biology. 31, 5, p. 651 - 655 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Ecogeographical rules: Elements of a synthesis

Gaston, K. J., Chown, S. L. & Evans, K. L., 2008, In : Journal of Biogeography. 35, 3, p. 483 - 500 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

199 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental factors, regional body size distributions and spatial variation in body size of local avian assemblages

Greve, M., Gaston, K. J., van Rensburg, B. J. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 17, 4, p. 514 - 523 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Herbivores, but not other insects, are scarce on alien plants

Proches, S., Wilson, J. R. U., Richardson, D. M. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Austral Ecology. 33, 5, p. 691 - 700 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating onychophoran gas exchange and water balance as a means to inform current controversies in arthropod physiology

Clusella-Trullas, S. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 211, 19, p. 3139 - 3146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Macrophysiology for a changing world

Chown, S. L. & Gaston, K. J., 2008, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 275, 1642, p. 1469 - 1478 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

155 Citations (Scopus)

Mean mass-specific metabolic rates are strikingly similar across life's major domains: Evidence for life's metabolic optimum

Makarieva, A. M., Gorshkov, V. G., Li, B-L., Chown, S. L., Reich, P. & Gavrilov, V. M., 2008, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 105, 44, p. 16994 - 16999 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

171 Citations (Scopus)

Scaling of gas exchange cycle frequency in insects

Terblanche, J. S., White, C. R., Blackburn, T. M., Marais, E. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Biology Letters. 4, 1, p. 127 - 129 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Taxonomic homogenization in ungulates: patterns and mechanisms at local and global scales

Spear, D. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Journal of Biogeography. 35, 11, p. 1962 - 1975 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

46 Citations (Scopus)

Testing the thermal melanism hypothesis: A macrophysiological approach

Clusella-Trullas, S., Terblanche, J. S., Blackburn, T. M. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Functional Ecology. 22, 2, p. 232 - 238 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

87 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal tolerance in a south-east African population of the tsetse fly Glossina pallidipes (Diptera, Glossinidae): implications for forecasting climate change impacts

Terblanche, J. S., Clusella-Trullas, S., Deere, J. A. & Chown, S. L., 2008, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 54, 1, p. 114 - 127 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

107 Citations (Scopus)
2007

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.

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58 Citations (Scopus)

Colonisation of sub-Antarctic Marion Island by a non-indigenous aphid parasitoid Aphidius matricariae (Hymenoptera, Braconidae)

Lee, J. E., Slabber, S., Jansen Van Vuuren, B., Van Noort, S. & Chown, S. L., 1 Aug 2007, In : Polar Biology. 30, 9, p. 1195-1201 7 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Conserving pattern and process in the Southern Ocean: Designing a Marine Protected Area for the Prince Edward Islands

Lombard, A. T., Reyers, B., Schonegevel, L. Y., Cooper, J., Smith-Adao, L. B., Nel, D. C., Froneman, P. W., Ansorge, I. J., Bester, M. N., Tosh, C. A., Strauss, T., Akkers, T., Gon, O., Leslie, R. W. & Chown, S. L., 1 Mar 2007, In : Antarctic Science. 19, 1, p. 39-54 16 p.

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77 Citations (Scopus)

Critical thermal limits depend on methodological context

Terblanche, J. S., Deere, J. A., Clusella-Trullas, S., Janion-Scheepers, C. & Chown, S. L., 2007, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 274, 1628, p. 2935 - 2942 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

233 Citations (Scopus)

Cuticular lipid mass and desiccation rates in Glossina pallidipes: Interpopulation variation

Jurenka, R., Terblanche, J. S., Jaco Klok, C., Chown, S. L. & Krafsur, E. S., 1 Sep 2007, In : Physiological Entomology. 32, 3, p. 287-293 7 p.

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Evolutionary responses of discontinuous gas exchange in insects

White, C. R., Blackburn, T. M., Terblanche, J. S., Marais, E., Gibernau, M. & Chown, S. L., 2007, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104, 20, p. 8357-8361 5 p.

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73 Citations (Scopus)