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2007

Genetic evidence confirms the origin of the house mouse on sub-Antarctic Marion Island

Jansen Van Vuuren, B. & Chown, S. L., 1 Feb 2007, In : Polar Biology. 30, 3, p. 327-332 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Ground-dwelling beetle assemblages in the northern Cape Floristic Region: Patterns, correlates and implications

Botes, A., McGeoch, M. & Chown, S. L., 2007, In : Austral Ecology. 32, 2, p. 210 - 224 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Modelling the winter distribution of a rare and endangered migrant, the Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola

Walther, B. A., Schäffer, N., Van Niekerk, A., Thuiller, W., Rahbek, C. & Chown, S. L., 1 Oct 2007, In : Ibis. 149, 4, p. 701-714 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)

Mytilus on the move: Transport of an invasive bivalve to the Antarctic

Lee, J. E. & Chown, S. L., 6 Jun 2007, In : Marine Ecology Progress Series. 339, p. 307-310 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
61 Citations (Scopus)

Phenotypic plasticity mediates climate change responses among invasive and indigenous arthropods

Chown, S. L., Slabber, S., McGeoch, M. A., Janion, C. & Leinaas, H. P., 2007, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 274, 1625, p. 2531 - 2537 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

188 Citations (Scopus)

Population structure, propagule pressure, and conservation biogeography in the sub-Antarctic: Lessons from indigenous and invasive springtails: Biodiversity research

Myburgh, M., Chown, S. L., Daniels, S. R. & Van Vuuren, B. J., 1 Mar 2007, In : Diversity and Distributions. 13, 2, p. 143-154 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

44 Citations (Scopus)

Scaling of insect metabolic rate is inconsistent with the nutrient supply network model

Chown, S. L., Marais, E., Terblanche, J. S., Klok, C. J., Lighton, J. R. B. & Blackburn, T. M., 1 Apr 2007, In : Functional Ecology. 21, 2, p. 282-290 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
156 Citations (Scopus)

Spatial and temporal variability across life's hierarchies in the terrestrial Antarctic

Chown, S. L. & Convey, P., 29 Dec 2007, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 362, 1488, p. 2307-2331 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

151 Citations (Scopus)

Stage-related variation in rapid cold hardening as a test of the environmental predictability hypothesis

Terblanche, J. S., Marais, E. & Chown, S. L., 1 May 2007, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 53, 5, p. 455-462 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of temperature, body mass and feeding on metabolic rate in the tsetse fly Glossina morsitans centralis: Short communication

Terblanche, J. S. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jun 2007, In : Physiological Entomology. 32, 2, p. 175-180 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

27 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in scorpion metabolic rate and rate-temperature relationships: implications for the fundamental equation of the metabolic theory of ecology

Terblanche, J. S., Janion-Scheepers, C. & Chown, S. L., 2007, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 20, 4, p. 1602 - 1612 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

39 Citations (Scopus)
2006

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)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

83 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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Discontinuous gas exchange in insects: A clarification of hypotheses and approaches

Chown, S. L., Gibbs, A. G., Hetz, S. K., Klok, C. J., Lighton, J. R. B. & Marais, E., 1 Mar 2006, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 79, 2, p. 333-343 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

123 Citations (Scopus)

Endemicity biases nestedness metrics: A demonstration, explanation and solution

Greve, M. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jun 2006, In : Ecography. 29, 3, p. 347-356 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

25 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental physiology of three species of Collembola at Cape Hallett, North Victoria Land, Antarctica

Sinclair, B. J., Terblanche, J. S., Scott, M. B., Blatch, G. L., Jaco Klok, C. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jan 2006, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 52, 1, p. 29-50 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

63 Citations (Scopus)

Gas exchange characteristics, metabolic rate and water loss of the Heelwalker, Karoophasma biedouwensis (Mantophasmatodea: Austrophasmatidae)

Chown, S. L., Marais, E., Picker, M. D. & Terblanche, J. S., 1 May 2006, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 52, 5, p. 442-449 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Linking molecular physiology to ecological realities

Chown, S. L. & Storey, K. B., 1 Mar 2006, In : Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 79, 2, p. 314-323 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

16 Citations (Scopus)

Molecular and morphometric assessment of the taxonomic status of Ectemnorhinus weevil species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Entiminae) from the sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Islands

Grobler, G. C., Janse Van Rensburg, L., Bastos, A. D. S., Chimimba, C. T. & Chown, S. L., 1 Aug 2006, In : Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research. 44, 3, p. 200-211 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

20 Citations (Scopus)

People, species richness and human population growth

Evans, K. L., van Rensburg, B. J., Gaston, K. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Nov 2006, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 15, 6, p. 625-636 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

36 Citations (Scopus)

Phenotypic plasticity and geographic variation in thermal tolerance and water loss of the tsetse Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae): Implications for distribution modelling

Terblanche, J. S., Klok, C. J., Krafsur, E. S. & Chown, S. L., 1 May 2006, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 74, 5, p. 786-794 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

102 Citations (Scopus)

Phenotypic plasticity of thermal tolerances in five oribatid mite species from sub-Antarctic Marion Island

Deere, J. A., Sinclair, B. J., Marshall, D. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jul 2006, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 52, 7, p. 693-700 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

53 Citations (Scopus)

Protected areas and regional avian species richness in South Africa

Evans, K. L., Rodrigues, A. S. L., Chown, S. L. & Gaston, K. J., 22 Jun 2006, In : Biology Letters. 2, 2, p. 184-188 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid cold-hardening in a Karoo beetle, Afrinus sp.

Sinclair, B. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Mar 2006, In : Physiological Entomology. 31, 1, p. 98-101 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

31 Citations (Scopus)

Size- and temperature-independence of minimum life-supporting metabolic rates

Makarieva, A. M., Gorshkov, V. G., Li, B. L. & Chown, S. L., 1 Feb 2006, In : Functional Ecology. 20, 1, p. 83-96 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
32 Citations (Scopus)

Species and community responses to short-term climate manipulation: Microarthropods in the sub-Antarctic

Mcgeoch, M. A., le Roux, P. C., Hugo, E. A. & Chown, S. L., Sep 2006, In : Austral Ecology. 31, 6, p. 719-731 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

44 Citations (Scopus)

Supercooling point frequency distributions in Collembola are affected by moulting

Worland, M. R., Leinaas, H. P. & Chown, S. L., 1 Apr 2006, In : Functional Ecology. 20, 2, p. 323-329 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

Testing the beneficial acclimation hypothesis and its alternatives for locomotor performance

Deere, J. A. & Chown, S. L., 1 Nov 2006, In : American Naturalist. 168, 5, p. 630-644 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

96 Citations (Scopus)

The microarthropods of sub-Antarctic Prince Edward Island: A quantitative assessment

Hugo, E. A., Chown, S. L. & McGeoch, M. A., 1 Dec 2006, In : Polar Biology. 30, 1, p. 109-119 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)
2005

Climatic variability and hemispheric differences in insect cold tolerance: Support from southern Africa

Sinclair, B. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Apr 2005, In : Functional Ecology. 19, 2, p. 214-221 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

48 Citations (Scopus)

Concerning invasive species: Reply to Brown and Sax

Cassey, P., Blackburn, T. M., Duncan, R. P. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jun 2005, In : Austral Ecology. 30, 4, p. 475-480 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

54 Citations (Scopus)

Constraint and competition in assemblages: A cross-continental and modeling approach for ants

Parr, C. L., Sinclair, B. J., Andersen, A. N., Gaston, K. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Apr 2005, In : American Naturalist. 165, 4, p. 481-494 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

61 Citations (Scopus)

Deleterious effects of repeated cold exposure in a freeze-tolerant sub-Antarctic caterpillar

Sinclair, B. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Mar 2005, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 208, 5, p. 869-879 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
66 Citations (Scopus)

Differential responses of thermal tolerance to acclimation in the sub-Antarctic rove beetle Halmaeusa atriceps

Slabber, S. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jun 2005, In : Physiological Entomology. 30, 2, p. 195-204 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of a short-term climate change experiment on a sub-Antarctic keystone plant species

le Roux, P. C., McGeoch, M. A., Nyakatya, M. J. & Chown, S. L., Oct 2005, In : Global Change Biology. 11, 10, p. 1628-1639 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

47 Citations (Scopus)

Human impacts, energy availability and invasion across Southern Ocean Islands

Chown, S. L., Hull, B. & Gaston, K. J., 1 Nov 2005, In : Global Ecology and Biogeography. 14, 6, p. 521-528 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

58 Citations (Scopus)

Inertia in physiological traits: Embryonopsis halticella caterpillars (Yponomeutidae) across the Antarctic Polar Frontal Zone

Klok, C. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jan 2005, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 51, 1, p. 87-97 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature- and body mass-related variation in cyclic gas exchange characteristics and metabolic rate of seven weevil species: Broader implications

Klok, C. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jan 2005, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 51, 7, p. 789-801 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Temperature-dependence of metabolic rate in Glossina morsitans morsitans (Diptera, Glossinidae) does not vary with gender, age, feeding, pregnancy or acclimation

Terblanche, J. S., Klok, C. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Aug 2005, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 51, 8, p. 861-870 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

30 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of acclimation on thermal tolerance, desiccation resistance and metabolic rate in Chirodica chalcoptera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Terblanche, J. S., Sinclair, B. J., Klok, C. J., McFarlane, M. L. & Chown, S. L., 1 Sep 2005, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 51, 9, p. 1013-1023 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

66 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Cold tolerance of Littorinidae from southern Africa: Intertidal snails are not constrained to freeze tolerance

Sinclair, B. J., Marshall, D. J., Singh, S. & Chown, S. L., 1 Nov 2004, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology B: Biochemical, Systemic, and Environmental Physiology. 174, 8, p. 617-624 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Conservation during times of change: Correlations between birds, climate and people in South Africa

Van Rensburg, B. J., Erasmus, B. F. N., Van Jaarsveld, A. S., Gaston, K. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 May 2004, In : South African Journal of Science. 100, 5-6, p. 266-272 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Fine scale variation in microarthropod communities inhabiting the keystone species Azorella selago on Marion Island

Hugo, E. A., McGeoch, M. A., Marshall, D. J. & Chown, S. L., Jul 2004, In : Polar Biology. 27, 8, p. 466-473 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

37 Citations (Scopus)

Life history and osmoregulatory ability of Telmatogeton amphibius (Diptera, Chironomidae) at Marion Island

Nondula, N., Marshall, D. J., Baxter, R., Sinclair, B. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Oct 2004, In : Polar Biology. 27, 10, p. 629-635 7 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolic rate in the whip-spider, Damon annulatipes (Arachnida: Amblypygi)

Terblanche, J. S., Klok, C. J., Marais, E. & Chown, S. L., 1 Jul 2004, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 50, 7, p. 637-645 9 p.

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27 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolic rate variation in Glossina pallidipes (Diptera: Glossinidae): Gender, ageing and repeatability

Terblanche, J. S., Klok, C. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 May 2004, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 50, 5, p. 419-428 10 p.

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51 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolism of the sub-Antarctic caterpillar Pringleophaga marioni during cooling, freezing and thawing

Sinclair, B. J., Klok, C. J. & Chown, S. L., 1 Mar 2004, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 207, 8, p. 1287-1294 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
43 Citations (Scopus)
14 Citations (Scopus)