My most up-to-date publication list is on my Google Scholar page here

Peer-reviewed articles

Poorter L, Rozendaal DMA, Bongers F, Almeida-Cortez JS, Almeyda-Zambrano AM, Alvarez FS…& 30+ authors. 2019. Wet and dry tropical forests show opposite successional pathways in wood density but
converge over time. Nature Ecology and Evolution.

Rozendaal DMA, Bongers F, Aide MT, Alvarez-Dávila E, Ascarrunz N, Balvanera P… & 30+ authors. 2019. Biodiversity recovery of Neotropical secondary forests. Sciences Advances 5: eauu3114. Full text

Wieczynski DJ, Boyle B, Buzzard V, Durán SM, Henderson A, Hulfshof C, Kerkhoff AJ, McCarthy M, Michaletz SM, Swenson N, Asner GP, Patrick-Bentley L, Enquist BJ, Savage VM. 2019. Climate shapes & shifts forest functional biodiversity worldwide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116: 587-592. Full text

Gei M, Rozendaal DMA, Poorter L, Bongers F, Sprent JI, Garner MD… & 30+ authors. 2018. Legume abundance along successional and rainfall gradients in Neotropical forests. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 1104-1111. Full text

Maitner B, Boyle B, Casler N, Condit R, Donoghue II J, Durán SM et al. 2018. The BIEN R package: A tool to access the Botanical Information and Ecology Network (BIEN) Database. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2017:1-7. Full text

Sánchez-Azofeifa GA, Guzmán-Quesada JA, Vega-Araya M, Campos-Vargas C, Durán SM, D’Souza N et al. 2017. Can terrestrial laser scanners and hemispherical photographs predict tropical dry forest succession with liana abundance? Biogeosciences 14: 977-988. Full text

Calvo-Rodríguez S, Sánchez-Azofeifa GA, Durán SM, Espirito-Santo MM. 2017. Assessing ecosystem services in Neotropical dry forests: a systematic review. Environmental onservation 44: 34-43. Full text

Cao S, Sanchez-Azofeifa A, Durán SM, Calvo-Rodríguez. 2016. Estimation of aboveground net primary productivity in secondary tropical dry forests using the Carnegie-Ames-Stanford Approach (CASA) model. Environmental Research Letters 11: 075004. Full text

Chazdon RL, Broadbent EN, Rozendaal DMA, Bongers, F, Almeyda-Zambrano AM, Aid…& 30+ authors. 2016. Carbon sequestration potential of second-growth forest regeneration in the Latin American tropics. Science Advances 5: e1501639. Full text

Poorter L, Bongers F, Aide MT, Almeyda-Zambrano AM, Balvanera P, Becknell…& 30+ authors. 2016. Biomass resilience of Neotropical secondary forests. Nature 530:211-214. Full text

Reisen F, Durán SM, Flannigan M, Elliot C, Rideout K. 2015. Widlfire smoke and public health risk. International Journal of Wildland Fire 24: 1029-1044. Full text

Durán SM, Sánchez-Azofeifa GA, Ríos RS, Gianoli E. 2015. The relative importance of climate, stand variables and liana abundance for carbon storage in tropical forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24:939-949. Full text

Durán SM, Gianoli E. 2013. Carbon stocks in tropical forests decrease with liana density. Biology Letters 9 (4): 20130301. Full text

Durigon J, Durán SM, Gianoli E. 2013. Global distribution of root climbers is positively associated with precipitation and negatively associated with seasonality. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29 (4): 357-360. Full text

Durán SM, Lentijo GM, López AM, Botero JE. 2009. New records on the distribution and habitat use of Scaled Antpitta (Grallaria guatimalensis). Neotropical Ornithology 20: 285-290. Full text

Durán SM, Kattan G. 2005. A test of the utility of exotic tree plantations for understory birds and food resources in the Colombian Andes. Biotropica 37: 128-133. Full text

Farji-Brener AG, Durán SM, Valerio A, Herbas E, Castañeda M, Ochoa J, Romo M. 2005. The seeds of Campsiandra angustifolia (Fabaceae: Caesalpiniodeae) as a reflex of selective pressures on dispersal and establishment. International Journal of Tropical Biology and Conservation 53, 63-71. Full text

Books and book chapters

Durán SM, Sánchez-Azofeifa GA. 2015. Liana effects on carbon storage and uptake in mature and secondary tropical forests. In Biodiversity of Lianas (pp. 43-55). Springer International Publishing. Full text

Durán SM, Flannigan M, Reisen F, Elliot C, Rideout K. 2015. Evidence review: wildlife smoke and public health risk. BC Centre for disease control. Provincial Health Services. 1-27. Full text

Valderrama C, Pimienta C, Durán SM, Martínez J, Olaya P. 2004. Base de datos de biodiversidad de la región del SIRAP-EC. Pp: 71-75 En: WCS-WWF Colombia (eds.). Análisis de representatividad y biodiversidad para la construcción del Sistema Regional de Áreas protegidas del Eje Cafetero (SIRAP-EC). Cali, Colombia