Mark Westoby

Emeritus Professor

  • 37504 Citations
  • 90 h-Index
1974 …2020
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Research Outputs 1974 2020

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2011

A fresh framework for the ecology of arid Australia

Morton, S. R., Stafford Smith, D. M., Dickman, C. R., Dunkerley, D. L., Friedel, M. H., McAllister, R. R. J., Reid, J. R. W., Roshier, D. A., Smith, M. A., Walsh, F. J., Wardle, G. M., Watson, I. W. & Westoby, M., Apr 2011, In : Journal of Arid Environments. 75, 4, p. 313-329 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

desert
deserts
ecology
rain
rainfall

Global patterns of leaf mechanical properties

Onoda, Y., Westoby, M., Adler, P. B., Choong, A. M. F., Clissold, F. J., Cornelissen, J. H. C., Díaz, S., Dominy, N. J., Elgart, A., Enrico, L., Fine, P. V. A., Howard, J. J., Jalili, A., Kitajima, K., Kurokawa, H., McArthur, C., Lucas, P. W., Markesteijn, L., Pérez-Harguindeguy, N., Poorter, L. & 8 othersRichards, L., Santiago, L. S., Sosinski, E. E., Van Bael, S. A., Warton, D. I., Wright, I. J., Joseph Wright, S. & Yamashita, N., Mar 2011, In : Ecology Letters. 14, 3, p. 301-312 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

mechanical properties
mechanical property
leaves
plant-herbivore interaction
interspecific variation

States and transitions: The trajectory of an idea, 1970-2010

Walker, B. & Westoby, M., 1 Feb 2011, In : Israel Journal of Ecology and Evolution. 57, 1-2, p. 17-22 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

trajectories
trajectory
history
range management
ecosystem dynamics
2006

Bivariate line-fitting methods for allometry

Warton, D. I., Wright, I. J., Falster, D. S. & Westoby, M., May 2006, In : Biological Reviews of the Cambridge Philosophical Society. 81, 2, p. 259-291 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

allometry
Measurement errors
Testing
methodology
Linear regression

Land-plant ecology on the basis of functional traits

Westoby, M. & Wright, I. J., May 2006, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 21, 5, p. 261-268 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

plant ecology
embryophytes
physical geography
ecosystems
ecosystem
2004

Funding the bud bank: A review of the costs of buds

Vesk, P. A. & Westoby, M., Jul 2004, In : Oikos. 106, 1, p. 200-208 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

bud
funding
buds
cost
carbon

What do seedlings die from and what are the implications for evolution of seed size?

Moles, A. T. & Westoby, M., Jul 2004, In : Oikos. 106, 1, p. 193-199 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

2003

Plant height and evolutionary games

Falster, D. S. & Westoby, M., 1 Jul 2003, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 18, 7, p. 337-343 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

vegetation
coexistence
arms race
leaf area index
income

The evolution of plant functional variation: Traits, spectra, and strategies

Reich, P. B., Wright, I. J., Cavender-Bares, J., Craine, J. M., Oleksyn, J., Westoby, M. & Walters, M. B., May 2003, In : International Journal of Plant Sciences. 164, SUPPL. 3, p. S143-S164 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
environmental gradient
natural selection
trade-off
nutrient
nutrients
2002

Plant ecological strategies: Some leading dimensions of variation between species

Westoby, M., Falster, D. S., Moles, A. T., Vesk, P. A. & Wright, I. J., 2002, In : Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics. 33, p. 125-159 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

seed
leaf area
residence time
turnover
texture
1997

Population dynamics in sessile organisms: Some general results from three seemingly different theory-lineages

Fagerstrom, T. & Westoby, M., 1997, In : Oikos. 80, 3, p. 588-594 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

1994

Predicting dispersal spectra: A minimal set of hypotheses based on plant attributes

Hughes, L., Dunlop, M., French, K., Leishman, M. R., Rice, B., Rodgerson, L. & Westoby, M., 1994, In : Journal of Ecology. 82, 4, p. 933-950 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

1992

Comparative evolutionary ecology of seed size

Westoby, M., Jurado, E. & Leishman, M., 1992, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 7, 11, p. 368-372 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

seed size
ecology
seeds
seed
hazard
1986

Parasite mediation in ecological interactions

Price, P. W., Westoby, M., Rice, B., Atsatt, P. R., FRITZ, RS., THOMPSON, JN. & MOBLEY, K., 1986, In : Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics. 17, p. 487-505 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review