Mark Westoby

Emeritus Professor

  • 37086 Citations
  • 90 h-Index
1974 …2019
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Projects 2006 2017

Research Outputs 1974 2019

Plant performance response to eight different types of symbiosis

Gibert, A., Tozer, W. & Westoby, M., Apr 2019, In : New Phytologist. 222, 1, p. 526-542 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

host plants
plant growth

Wet and dry tropical forests show opposite successional pathways in wood density but converge over time

Poorter, L., Rozendaal, D. M. A., Bongers, F., de Almeida-Cortez, J. S., Almeyda Zambrano, A. M., Álvarez, F. S., Andrade, J. L., Villa, L. F. A., Balvanera, P., Becknell, J. M., Bentos, T. V., Bhaskar, R., Boukili, V., Brancalion, P. H. S., Broadbent, E. N., César, R. G., Chave, J., Chazdon, R. L., Colletta, G. D., Craven, D. & 59 othersde Jong, B. H. J., Denslow, J. S., Dent, D. H., DeWalt, S. J., García, E. D., Dupuy, J. M., Durán, S. M., Espírito Santo, M. M., Fandiño, M. C., Fernandes, G. W., Finegan, B., Moser, V. G., Hall, J. S., Hernández-Stefanoni, J. L., Jakovac, C. C., Junqueira, A. B., Kennard, D., Lebrija-Trejos, E., Letcher, S. G., Lohbeck, M., Lopez, O. R., Marín-Spiotta, E., Martínez-Ramos, M., Martins, S. V., Massoca, P. E. S., Meave, J. A., Mesquita, R., Mora, F., de Souza Moreno, V., Müller, S. C., Muñoz, R., Muscarella, R., de Oliveira Neto, S. N., Nunes, Y. R. F., Ochoa-Gaona, S., Paz, H., Peña-Claros, M., Piotto, D., Ruíz, J., Sanaphre-Villanueva, L., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Schwartz, N. B., Steininger, M. K., Thomas, W. W., Toledo, M., Uriarte, M., Utrera, L. P., van Breugel, M., van der Sande, M. T., van der Wal, H., Veloso, M. D. M., Vester, H. F. M., Vieira, I. C. G., Villa, P. M., Williamson, G. B., Wright, S. J., Zanini, K. J., Zimmerman, J. K. & Westoby, M., Jun 2019, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 3, 6, p. 928–934 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

wood density
dry forest
dry forests
tropical forests
tropical forest

Branch thinning and the large-scale, self-similar structure of trees

Hellström, L., Carlsson, L., Falster, D. S., Westoby, M. & Brännström, Å., Jul 2018, In : American Naturalist. 192, 1, p. E37-E47 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
thinning (plants)
Acer rubrum
Populus balsamifera subsp. balsamifera
Populus balsamifera

Costs of acquiring phosphorus by vascular land plants: patterns and implications for plant coexistence

Raven, J. A., Lambers, H., Smith, S. E. & Westoby, M., Mar 2018, In : New Phytologist. 217, 4, p. 1420-1427 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

vascular plants
Blood Vessels

Habitat filtering determines the functional niche occupancy of plant communities worldwide

Li, Y., Shipley, B., Price, J. N., Dantas, V. D. L., Tamme, R., Westoby, M., Siefert, A., Schamp, B. S., Spasojevic, M. J., Jung, V., Laughlin, D. C., Richardson, S. J., Bagousse-Pinguet, Y. L., Schöb, C., Gazol, A., Prentice, H. C., Gross, N., Overton, J., Cianciaruso, M. V., Louault, F. & 10 othersKamiyama, C., Nakashizuka, T., Hikosaka, K., Sasaki, T., Katabuchi, M., Frenette Dussault, C., Gaucherand, S., Chen, N., Vandewalle, M. & Batalha, M. A., May 2018, In : Journal of Ecology. 106, 3, p. 1001-1009 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

plant community
plant communities


university teaching

Clarke Medal

Mark Westoby (Recipient), 2005


Fellow of Australian Academy of Science

Mark Westoby (Recipient), 2009

Prize: Honorary award

Gold Medal of Ecological Society of Australia

Mark Westoby (Recipient), 2003

Prize: Honorary award