Dr Lucy Rowland
Lecturer / NERC Independent Research Fellow

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Journal articles

Rowland LM, da Costa A, Oliveira A, Oliveria R, Bittencourt P, Costa P, Giles A, Sosa A, Coughlin I, Godlee J, et al (In Press). Drought stress and tree size determine stem CO2 efflux in a tropical forest. New Phytologist Full text.
Rowland LM, da Costa ACL, Oliveira AAR, Almeida SS, Ferreira LV, Malhi Y, Metcalfe DB, Mencuccini M, Grace J, Meir P, et al (In Press). Shock and stabilisation following long-term drought in tropical forest from 15 years of litterfall dynamics. Journal of Ecology Full text. DOI.
Esquivel-Muelbert A, Galbraith D, Dexter KG, Baker TR, Lewis SL, Meir P, Rowland L, Costa ACLD, Nepstad D, Phillips OL, et al (2017). Biogeographic distributions of neotropical trees reflect their directly measured drought tolerances. Scientific Reports, 7(1). DOI.
da Costa ACL, Rowland L, Oliveira RS, Oliveira AAR, Binks OJ, Salmon Y, Vasconcelos SS, Junior JAS, Ferreira LV, Poyatos R, et al (2017). Stand dynamics modulate water cycling and mortality risk in droughted tropical forest. Global Change Biology Full text. DOI.
Eller CB, Barros FDV, Bittencourt PRL, Rowland L, Mencuccini M, Oliveira RS (2017). Xylem hydraulic safety and construction costs determine tropical tree growth. Plant Cell Environ Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Wagner FH, Hérault B, Bonal D, Stahl C, Anderson LO, Baker TR, Sebastian Becker G, Beeckman H, Boanerges Souza D, Cesar Botosso P, et al (2016). Climate seasonality limits leaf carbon assimilation and wood productivity in tropical forests. Biogeosciences, 13(8), 2537-2562. Abstract. DOI.
Binks O, Meir P, Rowland L, da Costa ACL, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveira AAR, Ferreira L, Mencuccini M (2016). Limited acclimation in leaf anatomy to experimental drought in tropical rainforest trees. Tree Physiology, 36(12), 1550-1561. DOI.
Christoffersen BO, Gloor M, Fauset S, Fyllas NM, Galbraith DR, Baker TR, Rowland L, Fisher RA, Binks OJ, Sevanto SA, et al (2016). Linking hydraulic traits to tropical forest function in a size-structured and trait-driven model (TFS v.1-Hydro). Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, 1-60. DOI.
Binks O, Meir P, Rowland L, da Costa ACL, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveira AAR, Ferreira L, Christoffersen B, Nardini A, Mencuccini M, et al (2016). Plasticity in leaf-level water relations of tropical rainforest trees in response to experimental drought. New Phytologist, 211(2), 477-488. DOI.
Rowland L, Zaragoza-Castells J, Bloomfield KJ, Turnbull MH, Bonal D, Burban B, Salinas N, Cosio E, Metcalfe DJ, Ford A, et al (2016). Scaling leaf respiration with nitrogen and phosphorus in tropical forests across two continents. New Phytologist, 214(3), 1064-1077. DOI.
Girardin CAJ, Malhi Y, Doughty CE, Metcalfe DB, Meir P, del Aguila-Pasquel J, Araujo-Murakami A, da Costa ACL, Silva-Espejo JE, Farfán Amézquita F, et al (2016). Seasonal trends of Amazonian rainforest phenology, net primary productivity, and carbon allocation. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30(5), 700-715. DOI.
Anderegg WRL, Martinez-Vilalta J, Cailleret M, Camarero JJ, Ewers BE, Galbraith D, Gessler A, Grote R, Huang C-Y, Levick SR, et al (2016). When a Tree Dies in the Forest: Scaling Climate-Driven Tree Mortality to Ecosystem Water and Carbon Fluxes. Ecosystems, 19(6), 1133-1147. DOI.
Rowland L, Lobo-do-Vale RL, Christoffersen BO, Melém EA, Kruijt B, Vasconcelos SS, Domingues T, Binks OJ, Oliveira AAR, Metcalfe D, et al (2015). After more than a decade of soil moisture deficit, tropical rainforest trees maintain photosynthetic capacity, despite increased leaf respiration. Global Change Biology, 21(12), 4662-4672. DOI.
Rowland L, da Costa ACL, Galbraith DR, Oliveira RS, Binks OJ, Oliveira AAR, Pullen AM, Doughty CE, Metcalfe DB, Vasconcelos SS, et al (2015). Death from drought in tropical forests is triggered by hydraulics not carbon starvation. Nature DOI.
Atkin OK, Bloomfield KJ, Reich PB, Tjoelker MG, Asner GP, Bonal D, Bönisch G, Bradford MG, Cernusak LA, Cosio EG, et al (2015). Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits. New Phytologist, 206(2), 614-636. Abstract. DOI.
Rowland L, Harper A, Christoffersen BO, Galbraith DR, Imbuzeiro HMA, Powell TL, Doughty C, Levine NM, Malhi Y, Saleska SR, et al (2015). Modelling climate change responses in tropical forests: Similar productivity estimates across five models, but different mechanisms and responses. Geoscientific Model Development, 8(4), 1097-1110. Abstract. DOI.
Lin YS, Medlyn BE, Duursma RA, Prentice IC, Wang H, Baig S, Eamus D, De Dios VR, Mitchell P, Ellsworth DS, et al (2015). Optimal stomatal behaviour around the world. Nature Climate Change, 5(5), 459-464. Abstract. DOI.
Meir P, Wood TE, Galbraith DR, Brando PM, Da Costa ACL, Rowland L, Ferreira LV (2015). Threshold Responses to Soil Moisture Deficit by Trees and Soil in Tropical Rain Forests: Insights from Field Experiments. BioScience, 65(9), 882-892. DOI.
Rowland L, Hill TC, Stahl C, Siebicke L, Burban B, Zaragoza-Castells J, Ponton S, Bonal D, Meir P, Williams M, et al (2014). Evidence for strong seasonality in the carbon storage and carbon use efficiency of an Amazonian forest. Global Change Biology, 20(3), 979-991. DOI.
Powell TL, Galbraith DR, Christoffersen BO, Harper A, Imbuzeiro HMA, Rowland L, Almeida S, Brando PM, da Costa ACL, Costa MH, et al (2013). Confronting model predictions of carbon fluxes with measurements of Amazon forests subjected to experimental drought. New Phytologist
da Costa ACL, Metcalfe DB, Doughty CE, de Oliveira AAR, Neto GFC, da Costa MC, Silva Junior JDA, Aragão LEOC, Almeida S, Galbraith DR, et al (2013). Ecosystem respiration and net primary productivity after 8-10 years of experimental through-fall reduction in an eastern Amazon forest. Plant Ecology and Diversity
Rowland L, Stahl C, Bonal D, Siebicke L, Williams M, Meir P (2013). The Response of Tropical Rainforest Dead Wood Respiration to Seasonal Drought. Ecosystems, 16(7), 1294-1309. DOI.
Rowland L, Malhi Y, Silva-Espejo JE, Farfán-Amézquita F, Halladay K, Doughty CE, Meir P, Phillips OL (2013). The sensitivity of wood production to seasonal and interannual variations in climate in a lowland Amazonian rainforest. Oecologia, 174(1), 295-306. DOI.

Conferences

Rowland LM, Meir P, Mencuccini M, Binks OJ, da Costa ACL, Oliveria RS, Mercado L, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveria AAR, Christoffersen BO, et al (2016). Does inter-specific variation prevent division of tropical trees into drought sensitive and resistant groups?. Association of tropical Biology and Conservation. Montepellier. 19th - 23rd Jun 2016. Abstract.
Rowland LM, da Costa ACL, Oliveira RS, Binks OJ, Mercado L, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveira AAR, Salmon Y, Ferreira LV, Sitch S, et al (2016). Is sap flow a good indicator of drought-induced mortality risk in tropical rainforest. Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation. Montpellier. 19th - 23rd Jun 2016. Abstract.

Publications by year



In Press

Rowland LM, da Costa A, Oliveira A, Oliveria R, Bittencourt P, Costa P, Giles A, Sosa A, Coughlin I, Godlee J, et al (In Press). Drought stress and tree size determine stem CO2 efflux in a tropical forest. New Phytologist Full text.
Rowland LM, da Costa ACL, Oliveira AAR, Almeida SS, Ferreira LV, Malhi Y, Metcalfe DB, Mencuccini M, Grace J, Meir P, et al (In Press). Shock and stabilisation following long-term drought in tropical forest from 15 years of litterfall dynamics. Journal of Ecology Full text. DOI.

2017

Esquivel-Muelbert A, Galbraith D, Dexter KG, Baker TR, Lewis SL, Meir P, Rowland L, Costa ACLD, Nepstad D, Phillips OL, et al (2017). Biogeographic distributions of neotropical trees reflect their directly measured drought tolerances. Scientific Reports, 7(1). DOI.
da Costa ACL, Rowland L, Oliveira RS, Oliveira AAR, Binks OJ, Salmon Y, Vasconcelos SS, Junior JAS, Ferreira LV, Poyatos R, et al (2017). Stand dynamics modulate water cycling and mortality risk in droughted tropical forest. Global Change Biology Full text. DOI.
Eller CB, Barros FDV, Bittencourt PRL, Rowland L, Mencuccini M, Oliveira RS (2017). Xylem hydraulic safety and construction costs determine tropical tree growth. Plant Cell Environ Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2016

Wagner FH, Hérault B, Bonal D, Stahl C, Anderson LO, Baker TR, Sebastian Becker G, Beeckman H, Boanerges Souza D, Cesar Botosso P, et al (2016). Climate seasonality limits leaf carbon assimilation and wood productivity in tropical forests. Biogeosciences, 13(8), 2537-2562. Abstract. DOI.
Rowland LM, Meir P, Mencuccini M, Binks OJ, da Costa ACL, Oliveria RS, Mercado L, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveria AAR, Christoffersen BO, et al (2016). Does inter-specific variation prevent division of tropical trees into drought sensitive and resistant groups?. Association of tropical Biology and Conservation. Montepellier. 19th - 23rd Jun 2016. Abstract.
Rowland LM, da Costa ACL, Oliveira RS, Binks OJ, Mercado L, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveira AAR, Salmon Y, Ferreira LV, Sitch S, et al (2016). Is sap flow a good indicator of drought-induced mortality risk in tropical rainforest. Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation. Montpellier. 19th - 23rd Jun 2016. Abstract.
Binks O, Meir P, Rowland L, da Costa ACL, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveira AAR, Ferreira L, Mencuccini M (2016). Limited acclimation in leaf anatomy to experimental drought in tropical rainforest trees. Tree Physiology, 36(12), 1550-1561. DOI.
Christoffersen BO, Gloor M, Fauset S, Fyllas NM, Galbraith DR, Baker TR, Rowland L, Fisher RA, Binks OJ, Sevanto SA, et al (2016). Linking hydraulic traits to tropical forest function in a size-structured and trait-driven model (TFS v.1-Hydro). Geoscientific Model Development Discussions, 1-60. DOI.
Binks O, Meir P, Rowland L, da Costa ACL, Vasconcelos SS, de Oliveira AAR, Ferreira L, Christoffersen B, Nardini A, Mencuccini M, et al (2016). Plasticity in leaf-level water relations of tropical rainforest trees in response to experimental drought. New Phytologist, 211(2), 477-488. DOI.
Rowland L, Zaragoza-Castells J, Bloomfield KJ, Turnbull MH, Bonal D, Burban B, Salinas N, Cosio E, Metcalfe DJ, Ford A, et al (2016). Scaling leaf respiration with nitrogen and phosphorus in tropical forests across two continents. New Phytologist, 214(3), 1064-1077. DOI.
Girardin CAJ, Malhi Y, Doughty CE, Metcalfe DB, Meir P, del Aguila-Pasquel J, Araujo-Murakami A, da Costa ACL, Silva-Espejo JE, Farfán Amézquita F, et al (2016). Seasonal trends of Amazonian rainforest phenology, net primary productivity, and carbon allocation. Global Biogeochemical Cycles, 30(5), 700-715. DOI.
Anderegg WRL, Martinez-Vilalta J, Cailleret M, Camarero JJ, Ewers BE, Galbraith D, Gessler A, Grote R, Huang C-Y, Levick SR, et al (2016). When a Tree Dies in the Forest: Scaling Climate-Driven Tree Mortality to Ecosystem Water and Carbon Fluxes. Ecosystems, 19(6), 1133-1147. DOI.

2015

Rowland L, Lobo-do-Vale RL, Christoffersen BO, Melém EA, Kruijt B, Vasconcelos SS, Domingues T, Binks OJ, Oliveira AAR, Metcalfe D, et al (2015). After more than a decade of soil moisture deficit, tropical rainforest trees maintain photosynthetic capacity, despite increased leaf respiration. Global Change Biology, 21(12), 4662-4672. DOI.
Rowland L, da Costa ACL, Galbraith DR, Oliveira RS, Binks OJ, Oliveira AAR, Pullen AM, Doughty CE, Metcalfe DB, Vasconcelos SS, et al (2015). Death from drought in tropical forests is triggered by hydraulics not carbon starvation. Nature DOI.
Atkin OK, Bloomfield KJ, Reich PB, Tjoelker MG, Asner GP, Bonal D, Bönisch G, Bradford MG, Cernusak LA, Cosio EG, et al (2015). Global variability in leaf respiration in relation to climate, plant functional types and leaf traits. New Phytologist, 206(2), 614-636. Abstract. DOI.
Rowland L, Harper A, Christoffersen BO, Galbraith DR, Imbuzeiro HMA, Powell TL, Doughty C, Levine NM, Malhi Y, Saleska SR, et al (2015). Modelling climate change responses in tropical forests: Similar productivity estimates across five models, but different mechanisms and responses. Geoscientific Model Development, 8(4), 1097-1110. Abstract. DOI.
Lin YS, Medlyn BE, Duursma RA, Prentice IC, Wang H, Baig S, Eamus D, De Dios VR, Mitchell P, Ellsworth DS, et al (2015). Optimal stomatal behaviour around the world. Nature Climate Change, 5(5), 459-464. Abstract. DOI.
Meir P, Wood TE, Galbraith DR, Brando PM, Da Costa ACL, Rowland L, Ferreira LV (2015). Threshold Responses to Soil Moisture Deficit by Trees and Soil in Tropical Rain Forests: Insights from Field Experiments. BioScience, 65(9), 882-892. DOI.

2014

Rowland L, Hill TC, Stahl C, Siebicke L, Burban B, Zaragoza-Castells J, Ponton S, Bonal D, Meir P, Williams M, et al (2014). Evidence for strong seasonality in the carbon storage and carbon use efficiency of an Amazonian forest. Global Change Biology, 20(3), 979-991. DOI.

2013

Powell TL, Galbraith DR, Christoffersen BO, Harper A, Imbuzeiro HMA, Rowland L, Almeida S, Brando PM, da Costa ACL, Costa MH, et al (2013). Confronting model predictions of carbon fluxes with measurements of Amazon forests subjected to experimental drought. New Phytologist
da Costa ACL, Metcalfe DB, Doughty CE, de Oliveira AAR, Neto GFC, da Costa MC, Silva Junior JDA, Aragão LEOC, Almeida S, Galbraith DR, et al (2013). Ecosystem respiration and net primary productivity after 8-10 years of experimental through-fall reduction in an eastern Amazon forest. Plant Ecology and Diversity
Rowland L, Stahl C, Bonal D, Siebicke L, Williams M, Meir P (2013). The Response of Tropical Rainforest Dead Wood Respiration to Seasonal Drought. Ecosystems, 16(7), 1294-1309. DOI.
Rowland L, Malhi Y, Silva-Espejo JE, Farfán-Amézquita F, Halladay K, Doughty CE, Meir P, Phillips OL (2013). The sensitivity of wood production to seasonal and interannual variations in climate in a lowland Amazonian rainforest. Oecologia, 174(1), 295-306. DOI.