List of Publications by Peter B. Pearman

Peer-reviewed, ISI Papers

Roth, T., E. Allan, P. B. Pearman, and V. Amrhein. In-Press. Functional ecology and imperfect detection of species. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Hudson, L. N. et al. 2017. The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7:145-188.

Cheddadi, R., M. B. Araujo, L. Maiorano, M. Edwards, A. Guisan, M. Carre, M. Chevalier, and P. B. Pearman. 2016. Temperature range shifts for three European tree species over the last 10,000 years. Frontiers in Plant Science 7: article 1581, doi 10.3389/fpls.2016.01581

Wüest, R. O., G. Litsios, F. Forest, C. Lexer, N. E. Zimmermann, P. L. Linder, N. Salamin, and P. B. Pearman. 2016.  Reseeder-resprouter ratio in Restionaceae assemblages varies with climate and soil type. Functional Ecology 30:1583-1592.

Kostikova, A., D. Silvestro, P. B. Pearman and N. Salamin. 2016. Bridging inter- and intraspecific trait evolution with a hierarchical Bayesian approach. Systematic Biology 65:417-431.

Call, A., Y.-X. Sun, D. T. Thomas, P. B. Pearman, R. Trigiano, I. Carbone, and Q.-Y.(J.) Xiang 2016. Population structure and post-glacial expansion of Cornus florida L. (Cornaceae): Integrative evidence from phylogeography, population demographic history, and species distribution modeling. Journal of Systematics and Evolution. doi: 10.1111/se.12171

Silvestro, D., A. Kostikova, G. Litsios, P. B. Pearman, and N. Salamin. 2015. Measurements errors should always be incorporated in phylogenetic comparative analysis.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6:340-346.

Schiffers, K., F. Schurr, J. Travis, A. Duputie, V. Eckhart, S. Lavergne, G.Mcinerny, K. Moore, P. B. Pearman, W. Thuiller, R. Wüest, and R. Holt. 2014. Landscape structure and genetic architecture jointly impact rates of niche evolution. Ecography 37:1218-1229.

Litsios, G., P. B. Pearman, D. Lanterbecq, and N. Salamin. 2014. The radiation of clownfishes has two geographical replicates. Journal of Biogeography 41:2140-2149.

Hettyey, A., B. Vági, T. Kovács, J. Ujszegi, P. Katona, M. Szederkényi, P. B. Pearman, M. Griggio and H. Hoy. 2014. Reproductive interference between Rana dalmatina and R. temporaria affects reproductive success in natural populations. Oecologia 176:457-464.

Lexer, C., R. Wüest, S. Mangili, M. Heuertz, K. N. Stölting, P. B. Pearman, F. Forest, N. Salamin, N. Zimmermann, and E. Bossolini. 2014. Genomics of the speciation continuum in an African plant biodiversity hotspot, I: Drivers of population divergence in Restio capensis (Restionaceae). Molecular Ecology 23:4373-4386.

Kostikova, A., N. Salamin and P. B. Pearman. 2014. Adaptive interaction between seed size, dormancy and dispersal reduce extinction rates in temperate Polygonaceae. Evolution 68:1856-1870.

Kostikova, A., G. Litsios, S. Burgy, L. Milani, P. B. Pearman, and N. Salamin. 2014. Scale-dependent adaptive evolution and morphological convergence to climate niche in the Californian eriogonoids (Polygonaceae). Journal of Biogeography 41:1326-1337. (Note: last two authors are co-senior authors)

Hanspach, J., O. Schweiger, I. Kühn, M. Plattner, P. B. Pearman, N. E. Zimmerman, and J. Settele.  2014.  Host plant availability potentially limits butterfly distribution under cold environmental conditions. Ecography 37:301-308.

Pearman, P. B., S. Lavergne, C. Roquet, R. Wüest, N. E. Zimmermann, and W. Thuiller. 2014. Phylogenetic patterns of climatic, habitat, and trophic niches in a European avian assemblage.  Global Ecology and Biogeography 23:414-424.

Litsios, G., R. O. Wüest, A. Kostikova, F. Forest, C. Lexer, H. P. Linder, P. B. Pearman, N. E. Zimmermann and N. Salamin. 2014. Differential effect of fire-survival strategy on diversification among a replicated radiation on two continents. Evolution 68:453-465.

Willerslev, E., and 51 co-authors. 2014. Fifty thousand years of arctic vegetation and megafauna diet. Nature 506:47-51.

Bryson, R. W. Jr., L. Prendini, W. E. Savary and P. B. Pearman. 2014. Caves as microrefugia: Pleistocene phylogeography of the troglophilic North American scorpion Pseudouroctonus reddelli. BMC Evolutionary Biology 14:9.

Thuiller, W., S. Pironon, A. Psomas, M. Barbet-Massin, F. Jiguet, S. Lavergne, P. B. Pearman, J. Renaud, L. Zupan, and N. E. Zimmermann. 2014. The functional tree of life of European avifauna in face of global change. Nature Communications 5:3118, doi: 10.1038/ncomms4118 .

Kostikova, A., G. Litsios, N. Salamin, and P. B. Pearman.  2013. Linking life history traits, ecology and niche breadth evolution in the North American eriogonoids (Polygonaceae). American Naturalist 182:760-774.

Schorr, G., P. B. Pearman, A. Guisan, and J. W. Kadereit. 2013. Combining palaeodistribution modelling and phylogeographical approaches for identifying glacial refugia: Implication for the geography of Quaternary speciation in alpine Primula. Journal of Biogeography 40:1947-1960.

Normand, S., and 14 co-authors. 2013. A greener Greenland? Climatic potential and long-term constraints on the future expansion of trees and shrubs across a large Arctic region. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 368:UNSP 20120479.

Lexer, C., K. Stoelting, S. Mangili, F. Forest, E. Bossolini, P. B. Pearman, N. E. Zimmermann and N. Salamin. 2013. ‘Next generation' biogeography: towards understanding the drivers of species diversification and persistence. Journal of Biogeography 40:1013-1022.

Maiorano, L. and 16 co-authors. 2013. Building the niche through time: Using 13,000 years of data to predict the effects of climate change on three tree species in Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22:302-317.

D'Amen, M., N. E. Zimmermann, and P. B. Pearman. 2013. Conservation of phylogeographic lineages under climate change. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22:93-104.

Litsios, G., C. Sims, P. B. Pearman, R. O. Wüest, N. E. Zimmermann, and N. Salamin. 2012. Mutualism with sea anemones triggered the adaptive radiation of clownfish. BMC Evolutionary Biology 12:212.

Litsios, G., L. Pellissier, F. Forest, P. B. Pearman, N. E. Zimmermann, and N. Salamin. 2012. Trophic specialization influences the rate of environmental niche evolution in damselfishes (Pomacentridae). Proc. Royal Soc. B. 279:3662-3669.

Schorr, G., A. Guisan, N. Holstein, P. B. Pearman and J. W. Kadereit. 2012. Integrating species distribution models (SDMs) and phylogeography for two species of alpine Primula: widespread nunatak survival and discordance of phylogeographic and modeled refugia. Ecology and Evolution 2:1260-1277.

Broennimann, O., M. Fitzpatrick, P. B. Pearman, B. Petitpierre, L. Pellissier and A. Guisan. 2012.  Measuring ecological niche overlap from occurrence and spatial environmental data. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 481-497.  (Note: first 3 authors contributed equally to this paper).

Engler, R. and 19 additional authors.  2011. 21st century climate change threatens mountain flora unequally across Europe. Global Change Biology 17:2330-2341.

D'Amen, M, P. Bombi, P. B. Pearman, D. R. Schmatz, N. E. Zimmermann, and M. A. Bologna.  2011.  Will climate change reduce the efficacy of protected areas for amphibian conservation in Italy? Biological Conservation 144:989-997.

Pearman, P. B., A. Guisan, and N. E. Zimmermann. 2011. Impacts of climate change on Swiss biodiversity: an indicator species approach. Biological Conservation 144:866-875.

Zimmermann, N. E., T. C. Edwards Jr., C. H. Graham, P. B. Pearman and J.-C. Svenning.  2010.  New trends in species distribution modelling. Ecography 33:985-989.

Svenning, J.-C., M. C. Fitzpatrick, S. Normand, C. H. Graham, P. B. Pearman, L. R. Iverson, and F. Skov. 2010. Geography, topography, and history affect realized-to-potential tree species richness patterns in Europe. Ecography 33:1070-1080.

Meier, E. S., F. Kienast, P. B. Pearman, J.-C. Svenning, W. Thuiller, M. B. Araujo, A. Guisan, and N. E. Zimmermann. 2010. Biotic and abiotic variables show little redundancy in explaining tree species distributions. Ecography 33:1038-1048.

Pearman, P. B., M. D'Amen, C. Graham, W. Thuiller, and N. E. Zimmermann. 2010. Within-taxon niche structure: Niche conservatism, divergence and predicted effects of climate change. Ecography 33:990-1003. (Note: first two authors contributed equally to this paper.)

Salamin, N., R. O. Wüest, S. Lavergne, W. Thuiller and P. B. Pearman. 2010. Assessing rapid evolution in a changing environment. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:692-698.

Zimmermann, N. E., N. G. Yoccoz, T. C. Edwards Jr., E. S. Meier, W. Thuiller, A. Guisan, D. R. Schmatz and P. B. Pearman. 2009.  Climatic extremes improve predictions of spatial patterns of tree species. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 106:19723-19728.

Randin, C. F., R. Engler, S. Normand, M. Zappa, N. E. Zimmermann, P. B. Pearman, P. Vittoz, W. Thuiller, and A. Guisan. 2009. Climate change and plant distribution: local models predict high-elevation persistence. Global Change Biology 15:1557-1569.

Pearman, P. B., C. F. Randin, O. Broennimann, P. Vittoz, W. O. van der Knaap, R. Engler, G. Le Lay, N. Zimmerman and A. Guisan. 2008a. Prediction of plant species distribution across six millennia. Ecology Letters 11:357-369.

Pearman, P. B., A. Guisan, O. Broennimann and C. F. Randin. 2008b. Niche dynamics in space and time. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 23:149-158.

Pearman, P. B. and D. Weber.  2007a. Common species determine richness patterns in biodiversity indicator taxa: errata.  Biological Conservation 141:5.

Pearman, P. B. and D. Weber.  2007b.  Common species determine richness patterns in biodiversity indicator taxa.  Biological Conservation 138:109-119.

Hettyey, A. and P. B. Pearman.  2006.  Testing experimental results in the field: comment on Ficetola and DiBernardi (2005).  Ethology 112:930-931.

Pearman, P. B., E. Schools, M. Penskar, and H. Enander.  2006.  Identifying potential indicators of conservation value using Natural Heritage occurrence data. Ecological Applications 16:186-201

Pearman, P. B. and T. W. J. Garner.  2005. Susceptibility of Italian Agile Frog populations to an emerging strain of Ranavirus parallels population genetic diversity. Ecology Letters 8:401-408

Pearman, P. B., T. W. J. Garner, M. Straub, and U. F. Greber. 2004. Response of the Italian agile frog (Rana latastei) to a Ranavirus, frog virus 3: a model for viral emergence in naive populations.  Journal of Wildlife Diseases 40:600-609.

Garner, T. W.J., P. B Pearman, P. T. Gregory, G. Tomio, S. G. Wischniowski and D. J. Hosken. 2004.  Microsatellite markers developed from Thamnophis elegans and Thamnophis sirtalis and their utility in three species of garter snakes.  Molecular Ecology Notes 4:369-371.

Garner, T. W. J., P. B. Pearman and S. Angelone. 2004. Genetic diversity across a vertebrate species' range: A test of the central-peripheral hypothesis. Molecular Ecology 13:1047-1053.

Garner, T. W. J.,  S. Angelone, and P. B. Pearman. 2003. Genetic depletion in Swiss populations of Rana latastei, conservation implications. Biological Conservation 114:371-376. 

Hettyey, A., and P. B. Pearman. 2003.  Social environment and reproductive interference affect reproductive success in the frog Rana latastei.  Behavioral Ecology 14:294-300.

Sommer, S. and P. B. Pearman. 2003. Quantitative genetic analysis of larval life history traits in two alpine populations of Rana temporaria.  Genetica 118:1-10.

Pearman, P. B. 2002. Developing regional conservation priorities using red lists:  A hypothetical example from the Swiss lowlands. Biodiversity and Conservation 11:469-485.

Pearman, P. B. 2002. The scale of community structure: Habitat variation and avian guilds in tropical forest understory. Ecological Monographs 72:19-39

Pearman, P. B. 2002. Interactions between Ambystoma salamanders: Evidence for competitive inequality. Herpetologica 58:156-165.

Pearman, P. B. 2001. The conservation value of independently evolving units: Sacred cow or testable hypothesis?  Conservation Biology 15:780-783.

Pearman, P. B. 1997. Correlates of amphibian diversity in an altered landscape of Amazonian Ecuador.  Conservation Biology 11:1211-1225.

Marsh, D. M. and P. B. Pearman. 1997.  Effects of habitat fragmentation on the abundance of two species of Leptodactylid frog in an andean montane forest.  Conservation Biology 11:1323-1328.

Pearman, P. B. 1995a. An agenda for conservation research and its application, with a case-study from Amazonian Ecuador.  Environmental Conservation 22:39-43.

Pearman, P. B. 1995b. Effects of pond size and consequent predator density on two species of tadpoles. Oecologia 102:1-8.

Pearman, P. B., A. M. Velasco and A. López. 1995.  Herpetofauna monitoring: a comparison of methods for detecting inter-site variation in species composition.  Herpetologica 51:325-337.

Pearman, P. B. 1993.  Effects of habitat size on tadpole populations.  Ecology 74(7):1982-1991.

Pearman, P. B. and H. M. Wilbur. 1990. Changes in population dynamics resulting from oviposition in a subdivided habitat.  American Naturalist 135:708-723.


Book Chapters

Pearman, P. B. and N. E. Zimmermann. 2012. Biodiversity indicators—species. In D. Fogel, S. Fredericks, L. Harrington and I. Spellerberg (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Sustainability, Vol. 6. Measurements, Indicators and Research Methods for Sustainability, pp. 26-31. Berkshire Publishing, Great Barrington, MA, USA.

Randin C. F., P.B. Pearman, O. Broennimann, Y. Hautier and N. Lecomte. 2010. La compétition interspécifique. In: Biologie Evolutive, Chapter: Evolution des interactions entre espèces.  F. Thomas, T. Lefevre and M. Raymond (eds). De Boeck.

Randin, C. F., R. Engler, P. B. Pearman, P. Vittoz and A. Guisan. 2009.  Using georeferenced databases to assess the effect of climate change on alpine plant species and diversity.  Pages 149-163 in C. Körner and E. Spehn (eds.) Data Mining for Global Trends in Mountain Biodiversity.  Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, Florida.

Guralnick, R. and P. B. Pearman. 2009.  Using species occurrence databases to determine niche dynamics of montane and lowland species since the last glacial maximum. Pages 125-135 in C. Körner and E. Spehn (eds.) Data Mining for Global Trends in Mountain Biodiversity.  Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, Florida.