Kelly, T.J., Lawson, I.T., Roucoux K.H, Baker, T.R., & Honorio Coronado, E.N. (2020) Patterns and drivers of development in a west Amazonian peatland during the late Holocene. Quaternary Science Reviews 230


Dargie G.C., Lawson I.T, Rayden T.J., Miles L., Mitchard E.T.A., Page S.E., Bocko Y.E., Ifo S.A., Lewis S.L. (2019) Congo Basin Peatlands: Threats and Conservation Priorities. Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change  24, 669–686

Draper, F. C., Asner, G.P., Honorio Coronado, E. N., Baker, T. R., García‐Villacorta, R., Pitman, N. C. A., Fine, P. V. A., Phillips, O. L., Zárate Gómez, R., Amasifuén Guerra, C. A., Arévalo, M. F., Vasquez Martinez, R., Brienen, R. J. W., Monteagudo‐Mendoza, A., Montenegro, L. A., T., Sandoval, E. V., Roucoux, K. H., Ramírez Arévalo, F. R., Acuy, Í. M., Del Aguila Pasquel, J., Casapia, X. T., Llampazo, G. F., Medina, M. C., Huaymacari, J. R., Baraloto, C. (2019) Dominant tree species drive beta diversity patterns in Western Amazon. Ecology. DOI:10.1002/ecy.2636

Draper, F. C., Baraloto, C., Brodrick, P. G., Phillips, O. L., Vasquez Martinez, R., Honorio Coronado, E. N., Baker, T. R., Zárate Gómez, R., Amasifuen Guerra, C. A., Flores, M., Garcia Villacorta, R., Fine, P. V. A., Freitas, L., Monteagudo‐Mendoza A., Brienen, R. J. W., & Asner, G.P. (2019) Imaging spectroscopy predicts variable distance decay across contrasting Amazonian tree communities. Journal of Ecology, 107, 696-710. DOI:10.1111/1365-2745.13067


Kelly, T.J., Lawson, I.T., Roucoux K.H, Baker, T.R., Jones, T.D., Honorio Coronado, E.N., & Rivas Panduro, S. (2018) Continuous human presence without extensive ecological disturbance over the past 2500 years in an aseasonal Amazonian rainforest. Journal of Quaternary Science DOI: 10.1002/jqs.3019/full

Swindles, G.T., Kelly, T.J., Roucoux, K.H., and Lawson, I.T. (2018) Response of testate amoebae to a late Holocene ecosystem shift in an Amazonian domed peatland. European Journal of Protistology  DOI: 10.1016/j.ejop.2018.03.002


Bacon, K.L., Baird, A.J., Blundell, A., Bourgault, M-A., Chapman, P., Dargie, G., Dooling, G.P., Gee, C., Holden, J., Kelly, T.J., McKendrick-Smith, K.A., Morris, P.J., Noble, A., Palmer, S.M., Quillet, A., Swindles, G.T., Watson, E.J., and Young, D.M. (2017) Questioning ten common assumptions about peatlands. Mires and Peat, 19

Kelly, T.J., Cole, L.S.E., & Lawson, I.T. (2017) Peat. In: White, W. (ed.) Encyclopedia of Geochemistry. Springer International: Switzerland doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39193-9_187-1

Roucoux, K.H., Lawson, I.T., Baker, T.R. Del Castillo Torres, D., Draper, F.C., Lahteenoja, O., Gilmore, M., Honorio Coronado, E.N., Kelly, T.J., Mitchard, E.T.A., and Vriesendorp, C. (2017) Threats to intact tropical peatlands and opportunities for their conservation. Conservation Biology. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12925.

Cook, S., Peacock, M., Evans, C.D., Page, S.E., Whelan, M.J., Gauci, V., & Kho, L.K. (2017) Quantifying tropical peatland dissolved organic carbon (DOC) using a UV-visible spectroscopy. Water Research.

Dargie, G.C., Lewis, S.L., Lawson, I.T., Mitchard, E.T.A., Page, S.E., Bocko, Y.E., & Ifo, S.A. (2017) Age, extent and carbon storage of the central Congo Basin peatland complex. Nature. doi:10.1038/nature21048



Kelly, T.J., Lawson, I.T., Roucoux K.H, Baker, T.R., Jones, T.D. & Sanderson, N.K. (2016) The vegetation history of an Amazonian domed peatland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2016.11.039

Cook, S., Peacock, M., Evans, C.D., Page, S.E., Whelan, M., Gauci, V. & Khoon, K.L. (2016) Cold storage as a method for the long-term preservation of tropical dissolved organic carbon (DOC). Mires and Peat, 18(25), 1-8

Murphy, W., Berrio, J.C., Boom, A., Page, S., and Teh, Y.A. (2016) Temporal variability in methane fluxes from tropical peatlands within the Peruvian Amazon. Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 18, EGU2016-16391

Page, S.E., and Hooijer, A. (2016) In the line of fire: the peatlands of Southeast Asia. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0176

Jauhiainen, J., Page, S.E. & Vasander, H. (2016) Greenhouse gas dynamics in degraded and restored tropical peatlands. Mires and Peat, 17(06), 1-12.

Wilson, D., Blain, D., Couwenberg, J., Evans, C.D., Murdiyarso, D., Page, S.E., Renou-Wilson, F., Rieley, J.O., Sirin, A., Strack, M. & Tuittila, E-S.  (2016) Greenhouse gas emission factors associated with rewetting of organic soils. Mires and Peat, 17(04), 1-28.

Konecny, K., Ballhorn, U., Navratil, P., Jubanski, J., Page, S.E., Tansey, K.J., Hooijer, A., Vernimmen, R. & Siegert, F. (2016) Variable carbon losses for recurrent fires in drained tropical peatlands. Global Change Biology, 22, 1469-1480.



Watson, E.J., Swindles, G.T., Savov, I.P. and Bacon, K.L. (2015) First discovery of Holocene cryptotephra in Amazonia. Scientific Reports, 5 DOI: 10.1038/srep15579

Cole, L.E.S., S.A. Bhagwat. and Willis, K.J. (2015)  Long-term disturbance dynamics and resilience of tropical peat swamp forests. Journal of Ecology – Special Issue on Forest Resilience. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12329.

Lawson, I.T., Kelly, T.J., Aplin, P., Boom, A., Dargie, G., Draper, F.C.H., Hassan, P.N.Z.B.P., Kaduk, J., Large, D., Murphy, W., Page, S.E., Roucoux, K.H., Sjögersten, S., Tansey, K., Waldram, M., & Wedeux, B.M.M. (2015) Improving estimates of tropical peatland area, carbon storage, and greenhouse gas fluxes. Wetlands Ecology and Management. DOI: 10.1007/s11273-014-9402-2

Turetsky, M., Benscoter, B., Page, S.E., Rein, G., van der Werf, G. and Watts, A. (2015) Global vulnerability of peatlands to fire and carbon loss. Nature Geoscience, 8, 11-14

Elz, I., Tansey, K., Page, S.E. & Trivedi, M. (2015) Modelling deforestation and land cover transitions of tropical peatlands in Sumatra, Indonesia using remote sensed land cover data sets. Land, 4, 670-687.


Draper, F. C., Roucoux, K. H., Lawson, I. T., Mitchard, E. T., Coronado, E. N. H., Lähteenoja, O., … & Baker, T. R. (2014). The distribution and amount of carbon in the largest peatland complex in Amazonia. Environmental Research Letters, 9(12), 124017.

Kelly, T.J., Baird, A.J., Roucoux, K.H., Baker, T.R., Honorio Coronado, E.N., Ríos, M. & Lawson, I.T. (2014) The high hydraulic conductivity of three wooded tropical peat swamps in northeast Peru: measurements and implications for hydrological function. Hydrological Processes. DOI: 613 10.1002/hyp.9884

Lawson, I.T., Jones, T.D., Kelly T.J., Honorio Coronado, E.N., & Roucoux, K.H. (2014) The geochemistry of Amazonian peats. Wetlands. DOI: 10.1007/s13157-014-0552-z

Swindles, G.T., Reczuga, M., Lamentowicz, M., Raby, C., Turner, T.E., Charman, D.J., Gallego-Sala, A., Valderrama, E., Williams, C., Draper, F., Honorio Coronado, E.N., Roucoux, K.H., Baker, T., &  Mullan, D.J. 2014. Ecology of testate amoebae in an Amazonian peatland and development of a transfer function for palaeohydrological reconstruction. Microbial Ecology, 68, 284-298.


Roucoux, K. H., Lawson, I. T., Jones, T. D., Baker, T. R., Coronado, E. H., Gosling, W. D., & Lähteenoja, O. (2013). Vegetation development in an Amazonian peatland. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology, 374, 242-255. DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2013.01.023

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