Stephen Hubbell

Professor Emeritus

email: shubbell@eeb.ucla.edu
phone: 310-206-8165
office: Botany 114C



Recent Courses

EE BIOL 17 - Evolution for Everyone
EE BIOL 188 | EE BIOL 297 - Special Courses in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
EE BIOL 188 | EE BIOL 297 - Selected Topics in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


Research Interests

Community ecology; biodiversity


Selected Publications

Hubbell, SP, "Foreword", The Ecology of Lianas, Schnitzer, SA., Bongers, F, Burnham, RJ, Putz, FE(Eds.), Oxford, UK Blackwell 1-4 (2014) .

Cushman, KC, Muller-Landau, HC, Condit, RS, Hubbell, SP, "Improving estimates of biomass chance in buttressed trees using tree taper models", Methods in Ecology and Evolution, Schnitzer, SA., Bongers, F, Burnham, RJ, Putz, FE(Eds.), 5 : 573-581 (2014) .

Inman-Narahari, F., Ostertag, R., Asner, G., Cordell, S, Hubbell, SP, Sack, L., "Trade-offs in seedling growth and survival within and across tropical forest microhabitats", Ecology and Evolution, Schnitzer, SA., Bongers, F, Burnham, RJ, Putz, FE(Eds.), 5 : - (2014) .

Schnitzer, SA, Mangan, SA, Hubbell, SP, "The lianas of Barro Colorado Island, Panama", In: The Ecology of Lianas, Schnitzer, SA., Bongers, F, Burnham, RJ, Putz, FE(Eds.), Oxford, UK Blackwell 5 : - (2014) .

Chisholm, R. A., R. Condit, K. Abd. Rahman, P, J. Baker, Sarayudh Bunyavejchewin, Y.-Y. Chen, G. Chuyong, H. S. Dattaraja, S. Davies, C. E. N. Ewango, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, S. P. Hubbell, D. Kenfack, S. Kiratiprayoon, Y. Lin, J.-R. Makana, N. Pongpattananurak, S. Pulla, R. Punchi-Manage, R. Sukumar, S.-H. Su, I.-F. Sun, H. S. Suresh, S. Tan, D. Thomas, S. Yap., "Empirical variability of forest communities: empirical estimates of population change in 4000 tree species", Ecology Letters, Schnitzer, SA., Bongers, F, Burnham, RJ, Putz, FE(Eds.), 17 : 855-885 (2014) .

Marquet, P, Allen, A, Brown, J, Dunne, J, Enquist, B, Gilloly, J, Gowaty, PA, Green, J, Harte, J, Hubbell, SP, O'Dwyer, J, Okie, J, Ostling, A, Ritchie, M, Storch, D, West, G., "On theory in ecology", Bioscience, Schnitzer, SA., Bongers, F, Burnham, RJ, Putz, FE(Eds.), 64 : 701-710 (2014) .

Muller-Landau, HC, Detto, M, Chisholm, RA, Hubbell, SP, Condit, R., "Detecting and predicting changes in forest biomass from plot data", In: Forests and Global Change, Coomes, DA, Burslem, DFRP, Simonson, WD(Eds.), Cambridge, UK Cambridge University Press 64 : 381-414 (2014) .

Stephenson, N. L., A. J. Das, R. Condit, S. E. Russo, P. J. Baker, N. G. Geckman, D. A. Coomes, E. R. Lines, W. CK. Morris, N. Roger, E. Alvarez, C. Blundo, S. Bunyavejchewin, G. Chuyong, S. J. Davies, ?. Duque, C. N. Ewango, O. Flores, J. F. Franklin, J. R. Grau, Z. Hao, M. E. Harmon, S. P. Hubbell, D. Kenfack, Y. Liu, J.-R. Makana, A. Malizia, L. R. Malizia, R. J Pabst, N. Pongpattananurak, S.-H. Su, I.-F. Sun, S. Tan, D. Thomas, P. J. van Mantgen, X. Wang, S. K. Wiser, M. A. Zavala, "Rate of tree carbon accumulation increases continuously with tree size", Nature, Coomes, DA, Burslem, DFRP, Simonson, WD(Eds.), 507 : 90-93 (2014) .

Gowaty, PA, Hubbell, SP, "Bayesian animals sense ecological constraints to predict fitness and organize individually flexible reproductive decision", Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Coomes, DA, Burslem, DFRP, Simonson, WD(Eds.), 36 (3): 215-216 (2013) .

Chisholm, R. A., H. C. Muller-Landau, K. A. Rahman, D. P. Beber, Y. Bin, S. A. Bohman, N. A. Bourg, J. Brinks, S. Bunyavejchewin, N. Butt, H. Cao, M. Cao, D. Cardenas, L.-W. Chang, J.M. Chiang, G. Chuyong, R. Condit, H. S. Dattaraja, S. Davies, A. Duque, C. Fletcher, N. Gunatilleke, S. Gunatilleke, Z. Haom R. D. Harrison, R. Howe, C.-F Hsieh,, S. P. Hubbell, A. Itoh, D. Kenfack, S. Kiratiprayoon, A. J. Larson, J. Lian, D. Linn, H. Liu, J. A. Lutz, K. Ma, Y. Malhi, S. McMahon, W. McShea, M. Meega, "Scale-dependent relationships between tree species richness and ecosystem function in forests", Journal of Ecology, Coomes, DA, Burslem, DFRP, Simonson, WD(Eds.), 101 : 1214-1224 (2013) .