Publications

Peer-reviewed Publications

Pacifici, W.B. Foden, P. Visconti, J.E.M. Watson, S.H.M. Butchart, K.M. Kovacs, B.R. Scheffers, D.G. Hole, T.G. Martin, H.R. Akçakaya, R.T. Corlett, B. Huntley, D. Bickford, J.A. Carr, A.A. Hoffmann, G.F. Midgley, P. Pearce-Kelly, R.G. Pearson, S.E. Williams, S.G. Willis, B. Young, & C. Rondinini. 2015. Assessing species vulnerability to climate change. Nature Climate Change 5: 215-224 (paper here)

Scheffers, B. R., T.A Evans, S.E. Williams, and D. P. Edwards. 2014. Microhabitats in the tropics buffer temperature in a globally coherent manner. Biology Letters 10: 20140819 (paper here)

Scheffers, B. R., B. Phillips and L.P. Shoo. 2014. Asplenium bird’s nest ferns in rainforest canopies are climate-contingent refuges for frogs. Global Ecology and Conservation 2: 37-46. (paper here)

Scheffers, B. R., D.P., Edwards, A. Diesmos, S.E. Williams and T. A. Evans. 2014. Microhabitats reduce animal’s exposure to climate extremes. Global Change Biology 20: 495-503 DOI: 10.1111/gcb.12439 (paper here)

Evans, J. E., B. R. Scheffersand M. Hess. 2014. Effect of laurel wilt invasion on redbay populations in a maritime forest community. Biological Invasions DOI: 10.1007/s10530-013-0592-y (paper here)

Scheffers, B. R., B. L. S. Furman, and J. Evans. 2013. Salamander populations persist following loss of terrestrial habitat surrounding ephemeral ponds. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 8: 715-723

Scheffers, B. R., B. Phillips, W. F. Laurance, N. S. Sodhi, A. Diesmos and S. E. Williams. 2013. Increasing arboreality with altitude: a novel biogeographic dimension. Proceedings of the Royal Society – B 280: 20131581 (pdf here)

Zozaya, S., B. R. Scheffers, S.L. MacDonald, C.J. Hoskin, and S. E. Williams. 2013. A significant range extension for the Australian Wet Tropics skink Eulamprus frerei (Reptilia: Squamata: Scincidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum-Nature 56: 621-624 (pdf here)

Scheffers, B. R., R. Brunner, S. Ramirez, L. P. Shoo, A. Diesmos, and S. E. Williams. 2013. Thermal buffering of microhabitats is a critical factor mediating warming vulnerability of frogs in the Philippine biodiversity hotspot. Biotropica 45: 628-635 (paper here) (pdf here)

Scheffers, B. R. and C. A. Paszkowski. 2013. Amphibian use of urban stormwater wetlands: the role of natural habitat features. Landscape and Urban Planning 113:139-149 (pdf here)

Hocking, D. J., G. M. Connette, C. A. Conner, B. R. Scheffers, S. E. Pittman, W. E. Peterman, and R. D. Semlitsch. 2013. Effects of experimental forest management on a terrestrial, woodland salamander in Missouri. Forest Ecology and Management
287: 32-39 (paper here)

Scheffers, B. R., L. P. Joppa, S. L. Pimm, and W. F. Laurance. 2012. What we know and don’t know about Earth’s missing biodiversity. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 27: 501-510 doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2012.05.008 (pdf here)

Scheffers, B. R., R. R. Corlett, A. Diesmos, and W. F. Laurance. 2012. Local demand drives a bushmeat industry in a Philippine forest preserve. Tropical Conservation Science 5: 133-141 (pdf here)

Scheffers, B. R., A. V. Whiting and C. A. Paszkowski. 2012. The roles of spatial configuration and scale in explaining animal distributions in disturbed landscapes: a case study using pond-breeding amphibians. Supplement 25: 101-110 (invited MS for Raffles Bulletin of Zoology) (pdf here)

Scheffers, B. R. and C. A. Paszkowski. 2012. The effects of urbanization on North American amphibian species: identifying new directions for urban conservation. Urban Ecosystems doi: 10.1007/s11252-011-0199-y (paper here)  (pdf here)

Giam X, B. R. Scheffers, N. S. Sodhi, D. S. Wilcove, G. Ceballos and P. R. Ehrlich. 2012. Reservoirs of richness: least disturbed tropical forests are centres of undescribed species diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.0433 (paper here) (pdf here)

Furman, B. L. S., B. R. Scheffers, and C. A. Paszkowski. 2011. The use of fluorescent powdered pigments as a tracking technique for snakes. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 6: 473-478 (paper here)

Harris, J. B. C., J. L. Reid, B. R. Scheffers, T. C. Wanger, N. S. Sodhi, D. A. Fordham, B. W. Brook. 2011. Conserving imperiled species: A comparison of the IUCN Red List and US Endangered Species Act. Conservation Letters DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2011.00205.x (paper here) (pdf here)

Scheffers, B. R., D.L. Yong, J.B.C. Harris, X. Giam, and N.S. Sodhi. 2011. The world’s rediscovered species: Back from the Brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0022531 (paper here) (pdf here)

Scheffers, B. R. and T. C. Wanger. 2011. Plastic: matching material with usage. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9: 151-152. doi:10.1890/11.WB.xxx. (paper here) (pdf here)

Scheffers, B. R. 2010. Plethodon dorsalis / Eurycea lucifuga / Aneides aeneus: Arboreality. Herpetological Review. 41: 190.

Scheffers, B. R. 2010. Pseudotriton ruber: Habitat usage/movement. Herpetological Review. 41: 191.

Scheffers, B. R., E. McDonald, D. J. Hocking, C. A. Conner and R. D. Semlitsch. 2009. A comparison of two artificial cover objects for monitoring amphibians and reptiles.Herpetological Review 40: 419-421. (pdf here)

Gottfried, R., C. Butler, N. Hollingshead, M. Lane, D. Lemoine, D. Williams, and B. Scheffers. 2007. Modeling land-use change and its environmental impacts on the southern Cumberland Plateau. Pgs. 58-61 in Laband, D. (ed.) Emerging issues along urban: rural interfaces 2: Linking land-use science and society. (paper here)

Scheffers, B. R., J. B. C. Harris, and D. G. Haskell. 2006. Avifauna associated with ephemeral ponds on the Cumberland Plateau, Tennessee. Journal of Field Ornithology 77: 178-183. (paper here) (pdf here)

Book Chapters

 Williams S.E., B.R. Scheffers, and J. Isaac. 2014. Tropical rainforests. Pp 67-72 in: “Ten Commitments: reshaping the lucky country’s environment”, eds. D. Lindenmayer, S. Dovers, M. Harris Olson and S. Morton. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne.

Gottfried, R., C. Butler, N. Hollingshead, M. Lane, D. Lemoine, D. Williams, and B.R. Scheffers. 2007. Modeling land-use change and its environmental impacts on the southern Cumberland Plateau. Pgs. 58-61 in Laband, D. (ed.) Emerging issues along urban: rural interfaces 2: Linking land-use science and society.

Other Professional Publications

 Scheffers B.R. In press. Vertical stratificaiton—A new dimension to biogeography? The Newsletter of the International Canopy Network, Volume 21, Spring-Summer 2014

Williams S.E. and B.R. Scheffers. 2013. As climate changes, animals move fast to escape the heat. The Conversation (https://theconversation.com/as-climate-changes-animals-move-fast-to-escape-the-heat-18511)

Scheffers, B.R. 2012.Climate change research in the Philippine biodiversity hotspot. FrogLog 104: 38-39

Publications (in revision/in review/submitted)

Scheffers, B. R. and C. A. Paszkowski. Submitted. Do artificial wetlands serve as beneficial breeding sites for urban frog populations?

Furman, B. L. S., B. R. Scheffers, T. Murdoch, C. Davis and C. A. Paszkowski. Submitted. Limited genetic structure in urban frog populations.

In Preparation

Diesmos, A. C, B. R. Scheffers, P. K.L. Ng, M. L. Diesmos, and R. M. Brown. Full Manuscript Available. Effects of fragmentation on Herpetofaunal Communities in Lowland Rainforests of the Philippines

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