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2012

Violle, C., Enquist, B.J., McGill, B.J., Jian, L., Albert, C.H., Hulshof, C., Jung, V, and J. Messier. Viva la variance! . Trends in Ecology and Evolution (In Press).


Vasseur,F., Violle, C., Enquist, B.J., Granier, C. and D. Vile. A Common Genetic Basis to the Origin of the Leaf Economics Spectrum and Metabolic Scaling Allometry . Ecology Letters (In Press).


Sperry, J., Smith, D., Savage, V.M., Enquist, B.J., McCulloh, K., Reich, P.B., Bentley, L.P.,von Allmen, E. A species' specific model of the hydraulic and metabolic allometry of trees I: model description, predictions across functional types, and implications for inter-specific scaling. Functional Ecology (In Press).


von Allmen, E., Sperry, J., Smith, D., Savage, V.M. Enquist, B.J., Reich, P.B., Bentley, L.P. A species' specific model of the hydraulic and metabolic allometry of trees II: testing predictions of water use and growth scaling in ring- and diffuse-porous species. Functional Ecology (In Press).


Stegen, J.C., B.J. Enquist, and R. Ferriere (In Press) Eco-Evolutionary community dynamics: Covariation between diversity and invasibility across temperature gradients. American Naturalist.


Violle, C., Enquist, B.J., McGill, B.J. Jiang, L., Albert, C.H., Hulshof, C., Jung, V., Messier, J. (2012) The return of the variance: intraspecific variability in community ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, (In Press)


Stegen, J.C., Ferriere, R. and B.J. Enquist (2012) Evolving ecological networks and the emergence of biodiversity patterns across temperature gradients. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. (In Press)


Enquist, B.J. and L. Patrick Bentley (2012) Metabolic scaling in land plants: new theoretical directions and empirical prospects. In: Metabolic Theory of Ecology. JH. Brown, A. Kodric-Brown, R. Sibley Eds. Oxford University Press. (In press)


Swenson, N.G., Enquist, B.J., Pither, J., Kerkhoff, A.J., Boyle, B., Weiser, M.D., Elser, J.J., Fagan, W.F., N. J.B. Kraft, A. T. Moles, O. L. Phillips, Price,, C.A., Reich, P.B., Stegen, J.C., Valencia, R., Wright, I.J., Andelman, S., Hulshof, C.F., Jørgensen, P.M., Lacher Jr., T.E., Abel Monteagudo, M. Percy Núñez Vargas, Vasquez, R. (2012). The biogeography and filtering of woody plant functional diversity in North and South America (In Press). Global Ecology and Biogeography (In Press).


Hulshof, C.M., Swenson, N.G., Stegen, J.C. Enquist, C.A.F., and B.J. Enquist. (2012) Interannual variability of growth and reproduction in Bursera simaruba: The role of allometry and climatic variability. Ecology (In Press).


Fuller, M. and B.J. Enquist (In Press) Accounting for spatial autocorrelation in null models of tree species association. Ecography.


2011

Goff, S.A.,  M. Vaughn, S. McKay, E. Lyons, A. E. Stapleton, D. Gessler, N. Matasci, L. Wang, M. Hanlon, A. Lenards, A. Muir, N. Merchant, S. Lowry, S. Mock, M. Helmke, A. Kubach, M. Narro, N. Hopkins1, D. Micklos, U. Hilgert, M. Gonzales, C. Jordan, E. Skidmore, R. Dooley, J. Cazes, R. McLay, Z. Lu, S. Pasternak, L. Koesterke, W. H. Piel, R. Grene, C. Noutsos, K. Gendler, X. Feng, C. Tang, M. Lent, S. Kim, K. Kvilekval, B. S. Manjunath, V. Tannen, A. Stamatakis, M. Sanderson, S. M. Welch, K. Cranston, P. Soltis, D. Soltis, B. O’Meara, C. Ane, T. Brutnell, D. J. Kleibenstein, J. W. White, J. Leebens-Mack, M. J. Donoghue, E. P. Spalding, T. J. Vision, C. R. Myers, D. Lowenthal, B. J. Enquist, B. Boyle, A. Akoglu, G. Andrews, S. Ram, D. Ware, L. Stein, and D. Stanzione (2011) The iPlant collaborative: cyberinfrastructure for plant biology. Frontiers in Plant Science, 2:1-16.


Enquist, B.J. (2011) Forest annual carbon cost: comment. Ecology, 92:1994-1998.


Kattge, J., Díaz, S., Lavorel S. et al. (2011) TRY – a global database of plant traits. Global Change Biology, 17:2905-2935.


Moles, A.T., I.R. Wallis, W.J. Foley, et al. (2011) Putting plant resistance traits on the map: a test of the idea that plants are better defended at lower latitudes. New Phytologist, 191:777-788


Blonder, B., Violle, C., Bently, L.P., and B.J. Enquist (2011) Leaf venation networks and the origin of the leaf economic spectrum. Ecology Letters, 14:91-100.


Simova, I., Storch, D., Keil, P., Boyle, B., Phillips, O.L., and B.J. Enquist (2011) Global species-energy relationship in forest plots: role of abundance, temperature and species’ climatic tolerances.  Global Ecology and Biogeography, 14:91-100.


Riveros, A.J., and B.J. Enquist (2011) Metabolic scaling in insects supports predictions of the WBE model. Journal of Insect Physiology, 57: 688-693.


Stegen, J.C., Swenson, N.G., Enquist, B.J., White, E.P., Phillips, O.L., Jørgensen, P.M., Weiser, M.D., Monteagudo, A., and P.N. Vargas. (2011), Variation in above-ground forest biomass across broad climatic gradients. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 20:744-754.


Stark, S.C., Bentley, L. P., and B.J. Enquist (2011) Response to Coomes & Allen (2009) ‘Testing the metabolic scaling theory of tree growth’. Functional Ecology, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2010.01719.x


Enquist, B.J. and C.A.F. Enquist (2011) Long-term change within a Neotropical forest: Assessing differential functional and floristic responses to drought and past disturbance. Global Change Biology, 17:1408-1424.



2010

Savage, V. M., Bentley, L. P., Enquist, B. J., Sperry, J. S., Smith, D. D., Reich, P. B. and E. I. von Allmen (2010) Hydraulic tradeoffs and space-filling enable predictions of vascular structure and function in plants. PNAS 107, 22722-22727.


Enquist, B.J. (2010) Wanted: A General and Predictive Theory for Trait-based Plant Ecology. BioScience, 60:854-855.


Elser, J. J., Fagan, W. F., Kerkhoff, A. J., Swenson, N.G., and B. J. Enquist (2010) Biological stoichiometry of plant production: metabolism, scaling, and ecosystem response to global change. New Phytologist (Invited Tansley Review) 186, 593-608.


2009

Stegen, J.C., Enquist, B.J. and R. Ferriere. (2009) Advancing metabolic theory of diversity by unifying ecology and evolution. Ecology Letters, 12:1001-1015


Poore, B., Lamanna, C., Ebersole, J.J., and B.J. Enquist. (2009) Controls on radial growth of Mountain Big Sagebrush and implications for climate change. Western North American Naturalist, 69:556-562.


Morlon, H., White, E.P., Etienne, R.S., Green, J.L. Ostling, A., Alonso, D., Enquist, B.J., He, F., Hulbert, A., Magurran, A.E., Maurer, B.A., McGill, B.J., Olff, H., Storch, D., and T. Zillo. (2009) Taking abundance distributions beyond individuals. Ecology Letters 12:488-501. PDF reprint click here.


Price, C. A. and B.J. Enquist (2009) Comment on Coomes et al. Scaling of xylem vessels and veins within the leaves of oak species. Biology Letters doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0013. PDF reprint click here.


Swenson, N.G. and B.J. Enquist (2009) The simultaneous contribution of opposing assembly mechanisms in a Neotropical Dry Forest: A challenge for phylogenetic and functional community ecology. Ecology 90:2161-2170. PDF reprint click here.


West, G.B., Enquist, B.J. and J. H. Brown (2009) Metabolic scaling of forest structure and dynamics: A general theory PNAS 17:7040-7045. PDF reprint click here. Sup.Doc. click here.


Enquist, B.J., G.B. West, and J.H. Brown (2009) Metabolic scaling of forest structure and dynamics: Theoretical extensions and empirical evaluations. PNAS, 17:7046-7051. PDF reprint click here. Sup.Doc. click here.


Kerkhoff, A.J. and B.J. Enquist (2009) Multiplicative by nature: Why logarithmic transformation is necessary in allometry.  Journal of Theoretical Biology 257:519-521. PDF reprint click here.


Stegen, J.C., Swenson, N.G. Enquist, B.J. and J.K. Zimmerman (2009) Above-ground forest biomass is not consistently related to wood density or basal area in tropical forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18: 617-625. PDF reprint click here.


Conlisk, E., Conlisk, J., Enquist, B.J., Thompson, J. and J. Harte (2009) Improved abundance prediction from presence-absence data. Global Ecology and Biogeography 18:1-10. PDF reprint click here.



2008

Bryant, J., Lamanna, C., Morlon, H., Kerkhoff, A.J., Enquist, B.J. and J. L. Green (2008) Microbes on mountainsides: Contrasting elevational patterns of bacterial and plant diversity. PNAS 105:11505-11511. PDF reprint click here.


Swenson, N.G. and B. J. Enquist (2008) The relationship between stem and branch wood specific gravity and the ability of each measure to predict leaf area. American Journal of Botany, 95:515-519 PDF reprint click here.


White, E.P., Enquist, B.J. and J. L. Green (2008). On estimating the exponent of power-law frequency distributions. Ecology (In Press).


Fuller, M.M., Enquist, B.J. and A. Wagner (2008). Using network analysis to characterize forest structure  Natural Resource Modeling (In Press).  PDF reprint click here.


Boyle, B., Meyer, H.W., Enquist, B.J., and Salas, S. (2008) Higher taxa as paleoecological and paleoclimatic indicators: A search for the modern analog of the Florissant fossil flora, in Meyer, H.W. and Smith, D.M. eds. Paleontology of the Upper Eocene Florissant Formation, Colorado: Geological Society of America Special Paper 435, p. 33-51, doi:10.1130/2008.2435(03).  For a reprint click Here.


2007

Enquist, B.J., Kerkhkoff, A.J., Stark, S.C., Swenson, N.G., McCarthy, M.C. and C.A. Price (2007). A general integrative model for scaling plant growth, carbon flux, and functional trait spectra Nature 449:218-222. PDF reprint click here | Supplemental Document


Enquist, B.J. (2007). Journal Club - An Ecologist wonders how biotic feedback matters to global-change research. Nature 450:139. PDF reprint click here.


Price, C.A., Enquist, B.J. and V.M. Savage (2007) A general model for allometric covariation in botanical form and function. PNAS 104:13204-13209. PDF reprint click here | Supplemental Document


Enquist, B.J. and S.C. Stark (2007) Correspondence - Follow Thompson to make biology a capital-S Science. Nature 446:611. PDF reprint click here


Cable, J.M., Enquist, B.J. and M.E. Moses (2007) The Allometry of host-pathogen interactions.  PLoS - One 11: e1130 PDF reprint click here | Supplemental Document


Savage, V.M., Enquist, B.J. and G.B. West (2007). Comment on Chaui-Berlinck (2006) A critical understanding of the fractal model of metabolic scaling. Journal of Experimental Biology, 210:3873-3874. PDF reprint click here


White, E.P., Ernest, S.K.M., Kerkhoff, A.J. and B.J. Enquist (2007) Relationships between body size and abundance in ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22:323-330. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J., Kerkhokff, A.J., Huxman, T.E., and E.P. Economo (2007) Adaptive differences in plant physiology and ecosystem paradoxes: Insights from Metabolic Scaling Theory. Global Change Biology 13:591-609. PDF reprint click here


McGill, B., Etienne, R., Gray, J., Alonso, D., Anderson, M., Benecha, H.; Dornelas, M., Enquist, B., Green, J., He, F., Hurlbert, A., Magurran, A., Marquet, P., Maurer, B., Ostling, A., Soykan, C., Ugland, K., White, E. (2007) Species Abundance Distributions: moving beyond single prediction theories to integration within an ecological framework Ecology Letters 10:995-1015. PDF reprint click here


McCarthy, M.C. and B.J. Enquist (2007). Consistency between an allometric approach and optimal partitioning theory in global patterns of plant biomass allocation.  Functional Ecology 21:713-720. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J., Tiffney, and K.J. Niklas (2007). Metabolic scaling and the evolutionary dynamics of plant size, form and diversity: Toward a synthesis of ecology, evolution, and paleontology. International Journal of Plant Sciences 168:729-749. PDF reprint click here


McCarthy, M.C., Enquist, B.J., and A. J. Kerkhoff (2007). Assessing the relative importance of phylogenetic, life history, and leaf traits on plant biomass partitioning. International Journal of Plant Sciences 168:729-749. PDF reprint click here


Swenson, N.G., Enquist, B.J., Thompson, J. and J.K. Zimmerman (2007). The scale dependency of competitive and neutral processes in tropical forest communities reveled by phylogenetic analyses.  Ecology 87:2418-2424. PDF reprint click here | Supplemental Document


Swenson, N.G. and B.J. Enquist (2007). Ecological and evolutionary determinants of a key plant functional trait: Wood density and its community-wide variation across latitude and elevation. American Journal of Botany 94:451-459. PDF reprint click here | Supplemental Document


Price, C.P. and B.J. Enquist (2007). Scaling mass and morphology in leaves: An extension of the WBE model.  Ecology 88:1132-1141. PDF reprint click here | Supplemental Document


Weiser, M.D, Enquist, B.J., Boyle, B., Killeen, T.J., Jorgensen, P.M., Fonseca, G., Jennings, M.D., Kerkhoff, A.J., Larcher, T.E., Monteagudo, A., Nunez Vargus, M.P., Phillips, O.L., Swenson, N.G., and R. Vasquez Martinez (2007). Latitudinal patterns of range size and species richness of New World woody plants.  Global Ecology and Biogeography, 16: 679-688. PDF reprint click here


Kerkhoff, A.J. and B.J. Enquist (2007). Implications of scaling approaches for understanding resilience and reorganization in ecosystems.  BioScience 57:489-499. PDF reprint click here


Conlisk, E, Bloxham, M, Conlisk, J., Enquist, B.J. and J. Harte (2007) A class of null models of spatial distribution.  Ecological Monographs 77:269-284. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J., Allen, A.P., Brown, J.H., Gillooly, J.F., Kerkhoff, A.J., Niklas, K.J., Price, C.A., and G.B. West. (2007) Biological scaling: Does the exception prove the rule? Nature 445:E9-E10. PDF reprint click here



2006

Kerkhoff, A.J. Fagan, W.F., Elser, J.J. and B.J. Enquist (2006) Phylogenetic and growth form variation in the scaling of nitrogen and phosphorus in the seed plants. American Naturalist 168:E103-E122. PDF reprint click here


McGill, B., Enquist, B.J., Weiher, E. and M. Westoby (2006) Response to Kearney and Porter: Both functional and community ecologists need to do more for each other.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 21:482-483. PDF reprint click here


Swenson, N.G., Enquist, B.J., Pither, J., Thompson, J. and J. Zimmerman (2006) The problem and promise of scale dependency in community phylogenetics. Ecology 87:2418-2424. PDF reprint click here


Savage, V.M., White, E.P., Moses, M.E., Ernest, S.K.M., Enquist, B.J., Charnov, E.L. (2006) Comment on "The Illusion of Invariant Quantities in Life Histories". Science, 312: 198b. PDF reprint click here | Supplementary Document


Kerkhoff, A.J. and B.J. Enquist (2006) Ecosystem allometry: the scaling of nutrient stocks and primary productivity across plant communities. Ecology Letters, 9:419-427. PDF reprint click here


McGill, B. Enquist, B.J., Weiher, E. and M. Westoby (2006) Rebuilding community ecology from functional traits.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 21:178-185. PDF reprint click here.


Price, C.A. and B.J. Enquist (2006) Scaling of mass and morphology in plants with minimal branching: An extension of the WBE model. Functional Ecology 20: 11-20. PDF reprint click here.


Potts, D.L., Huxman, T.E., Enquist, B.J., Weltzin, J.F., and D.G. Williams (2006) Resilience and resistance of ecosystem functional response to a precipitation pulse in a semi-arid grassland.  Journal of Ecology 94:23-30. PDF reprint click here


2005

Kerkhoff, A.J., Enquist, B.J., W.F. Fagan, and J.J. Elser. (2005) Plant allometry, ecological stoichiometry and the temperature-dependence of terrestrial primary production. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 14:585-598. PDF reprint click here


Brown, J.H., West, G.B. and B.J. Enquist (2005) Yes, West, Brown and Enquist's model of allometric scaling is both mathematically correct and biologically relevant.  Functional Ecology 19:735-738. PDF reprint click here


Economo, E, P., Kerkhoff, A.J. and Enquist, B.J.  (2005) Allometric growth, life-history invariants and population energetics.  Ecology Letters, 8:353-360. PDF reprint click here


McCarthy, M.C. and B.J. Enquist. (2005) Organismal size, metabolism and the evolution of complexity in Metazoans. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 7:681-696.  PDF reprint click here


2004

Maurer, B.A., Alroy, J., Brown, J.H., Dayan, T, Enquist, B.J., Ernest, S.K.M., Hadly, E.A., Haskell, J.P., Jablonski, D., Jones, K.E., Kaufman, D.M., Lyons, S.K., Niklas, K.J., Porter, W.P., Roy, K., Smith, F.A., Tiffney, B. and M.R. Willig. (2004)  Similarities in body size distributions of small-bodied flying vertebrates. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 6:783-797. PDF reprint click here.


Smith, F.A., Brown, J.H., Haskell, J.P., Lyons, S.K., Alroy, J., Charnov, E.L., Dayan, T., Enquist, B.J., Ernest, S.K.M., Hadly, E.A., Jablonski, D., Jones, K.E., Kaufman, D.M., Marquet, P.A., Maurer, B.A., Niklas, K.J., Porter, W.P., Roy, K., Tiffney, B., and M.R. Willig. (2004). Similarity of mammalian body size across the taxonomic hierarchy and across space and time.  American Naturalist, 163:672-691. PDF reprint click here.


Savage, V.M., J. F. Gillooly, W.H. Woodruff, G.B. West, A. P. Allen, B.J. Enquist, J. H. Brown. (2004). The predominance of quarter-power scaling in biology. Functional Ecology, 18:257-282.  PDF reprint click here


West, G.B., Brown, J.H. and B.J. Enquist (2004) Growth models based on first principles or phenomonology?  Functional Ecology, 18:188-196. PDF reprint click here


2003

Enquist, B.J., Economo, E.P., Huxman, T.E., Allen, A. P. Ignace, D. D. and J. F. Gillooly (2003) Scaling metabolism from organisms to ecosystems. Nature, 423:639-642. PDF reprint click here


Ernest, S.K.M., Enquist, B.J., Brown, J.H., Charnov, E.L., Gillooly, J.F., Savage, V.M., White, E.P., Smith, F.A., Alroy, J., Dayan, T., Hadly, E.A., Haskell, J.P., Lyons, S.K., Maurer, B.A., Niklas, K.J., Porter, W., and B. Tiffney (2003) Thermodynamic and metabolic effects on the scaling of production and abundance. Ecology Letters, 6:990-996. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J. (2003) Scaling the macroecological and evolutionary implications of size and metabolism within and across plant taxa. In: Macroecology: Pattern and Process, pp 321-341 (T. Blackburn and K. Gaston Eds.), Oxford University Press, Oxford. PDF reprint click here


West, G.B., V. M. Savage, J. Gillooly, B. J. Enquist, William H. Woodruff and James H. Brown.  (2003). But Why Does Metabolic Rate Scale with Body Size?  (Brief Communication) Nature 421: 713. PDF reprint click here


Niklas, K.J., J.J. Midgley, and B.J. Enquist (2003)  A general model for mass-growth-density relations across plant communities.  Evolutionary Ecology Research 5:459-468. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J. (2003) Cope’s Rule and the evolution of long distance transport in vascular plants: Allometric scaling, biomass partitioning, and optimization.  Plant Cell and Environment 26:151-161. PDF reprint click here


Niklas, K.J. and B.J. Enquist (2003) The allometric scaling of seed plant reproduction. Evolutionary Ecology Research 5:79-88.  PDF reprint click here



2002

West, G.B., Enquist, B.J. and J.H. Brown (2002) Ontogenetic growth: Modeling universality and scaling (Brief Communication) Nature 420: 626-627. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J., Haskell, J. P., and Tiffney, B. H. (2002). General patterns of taxonomic diversity and biomass partitioning across tree dominated communities. Nature 419:610-613. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J.  (2002) Universal scaling in vascular plants: Toward a general quantitative theory for linking plant processes from leaves to ecosystems. Tree Physiology 22: 1045–1064. PDF reprint click here


Belgrano, A., Allen, A.A., B..J. Enquist and J.F. Gillooly. (2002) Allometric scaling of maximum population density: a common rule for marine phytoplankton and terrestrial plants.  Ecology Letters 5:611-613. PDF reprint click here.


Enquist, B.J. and K.J. Niklas (2002)  Global allocation rules for patterns of biomass partitioning - Technical Comment Science 296:1923a. PDF reprint click here


K.J. Niklas and B.J. Enquist (2002) Canonical rules for plant organ biomass partitioning and growth allocation.  American Journal of Botany 89:812-819. PDF reprint click here.


K.J. Niklas and B.J. Enquist (2002) On the vegetative biomass partitioning of seed plant leaves, stems, and roots.  American Naturalist 159:482-497. PDF reprint click here.


Enquist, B.J.,  J. Sanderson, and M.D. Weiser (2002) Neutral Macroecology: A reply to G. Bell - Letter to the Editor  Science 295:1517-1520. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J. and K.J. Niklas (2002) Global allocation rules for biomass partitioning in seed plants. Science 295:1517-1520. PDF reprint click here


Leffler, A. J. & B.J. Enquist. (2002) Carbon isotope composition of tree leaves from dry tropical forests of Guanacaste, Costa Rica: Comparison across tropical ecosystems and tree life history. Journal of Tropical Ecology 18:151-159.  PDF reprint click here



2001

West, G.B., J.H. Brown, and B.J. Enquist (2001) A general allometric model of ontogenetic growth. Nature: 413: 628-631. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J. and K.J. Niklas (2001). Invariant scaling relations across tree-dominated communities. Nature 410:655-660. PDF reprint click here


Niklas, K. J. and B. J. Enquist (2001). Invariant scaling relationships for interspecific plant biomass production rates and body size. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA): 98:2922-2927. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J. & A. J. Leffler (2001). Long-term tree ring chronologies from sympatric tropical dry-forest trees: individualistic responses to climate variation. Journal of Tropical Ecology 17:41-60. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J., Haskell, J., Niklas, K.J., & B. H. Tiffney (2001). The evolution of plant communities: biodiversity and community structure through time. In: Encyclopedia of Biodiversity. Pp 631-643. S. Levin (ed.). Academic Press. PDF reprint click here.



2000

Kiflawi, M., Enquist, B.J. & M.A. Jordan (2000). Developmental instability and relative position within the geographic range: an analysis of sympatric populations within Pleistocene and Contemporary Local Communities. Ecography 23, 539-546. PDF reprint click here.


Brown, J.H., West, G.B., & B.J. Enquist. (2000) Scaling in Biology: Patterns and processes, causes and consequences. In: Scaling in Biology J.H. Brown and G.B. West (eds.). Oxford University Press.  Reprint here from Google Books. 


Enquist , B.J., West, G.B. & J.H. Brown. (2000) The origin and ecological consequences of quarter-power allometric scaling in vascular plants. In: Scaling in Biology J.H. Brown and G.B. West (eds.). Oxford University Press.


West, G.B., Brown, J.H. & B.J. Enquist. (2000) The origin of universal scaling laws in biology. In: Scaling in Biology J.H. Brown and G.B. West (eds.). Oxford University Press.



1999

West, G.B., Brown, J.H. & B.J. Enquist. (1999) The fourth dimension of life: Fractal geometry and allometric scaling of organisms. Science 284:1677-1679. PDF reprint click here.


Enquist, B.J., West, G.B., Charnov, E.L., & J.H. Brown (1999) Allometric scaling of production and life history variation in vascular plants.   Nature 401: 907-911. (This paper was awarded the 2001 Ecological Society of America Mercer Award click also here.) PDF reprint click here.


West, G.B., Brown, J.H. & B.J. Enquist. (1999) A general model for the structure, andwww.nytimes.com allometry of plant vascular systems. Nature 400: 664-667. PDF reprint click here.


Enquist, B.J., Brown, J.H. & West, G.B. (1999) Plant energetics and population density Response. Nature 398:572-573.



1998

Guo, Q, Brown, J.H. & B.J. Enquist. (1998) Using constraint lines to characterize plant performance. Oikos 83:237-245. PDF reprint click here


Enquist, B.J., Brown, J.H. & G.B. West. (1998) Allometric scaling of plant energetics and population density. Nature 395:163-166. PDF reprint click here


Brown, J.H., Enquist, B.J., & G.B. West (1998) Allometric scaling in biology –Technical Comment. Science. 281: 751a www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/281/5378/751a


Stevens, G.C., & B.J. Enquist (1998) Macroecological limits to the abundance and distribution of Pinus. In: Ecology and Biogeography of the genus Pinus. D.M. Richardson (ed.),pp. 183-190. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.


1997

Brown, J.H., Enquist, B.J. & G.B. West (1997) Allometric scaling laws in biology –Response. Science 278: 372-373.


West, G.B., Brown, J.H. & B.J.Enquist (1997) A general model for the origin of allometric scaling laws in biology. Science 276:122-126PDF reprint click here.



1990s


Enquist, B.J., Jordan, M.A. & J.H. Brown (1995). Connections between ecology, biogeography and paleobiology: relationship between local abundance and geographic distribution in fossil and recent organisms. Evolutionary Ecology 9:586-604. PDF reprint click here.


Enquist, B.J. & J. J. Ebersole (1994) Effects of added water on photosynthesis of Bistorta vivipara: The importance of water relations and leaf nitrogen in two alpine communities, Pikes Peak, Colorado, USA. Arctic and Alpine Research 26:29-34.  PDF reprint click here.


Enquist, B.J. , I.S. Cornel, and R. Thorstrom (1993). A preliminary multivariate analysis of nesting habitat of Barred and Collared Forest-Falcons (Micraster ruficollis and M. semitorquatus): The use of tree species composition and forest architecture to characterize favorable habitat. The Maya project: Use of Raptors as Environmental Indices for design and Management of Protected Areas and for Building Local Capacity for Conservation in Latin America. W.A. Burnham and D.F. Whitacre eds., The Peregrine Fund, Boise, Id.


Mitchell, R, D. Bleakly, R. Cabin, R. Chan, B. Enquist , A. Evans, T. Lowrey, D. Marshall, S. Reed, G. Stevens, & N. Wasser (1993). Species concepts: Speciation and hybridization in plants - Scientific Correspondence. Nature 364:20. PDF reprint click here.