Thomas H et al. (many authors) 2020. Global plant trait relationships extend to the climatic extremes of the tundra biome. In Press at Nature Communications

Kattge J et al. (many authors) 2020. TRY plant trait database–enhanced coverage and open access. In Press at Global Change Biology


Greco D, Schamp B, Mercer K. (2019) Canopy effects on abundance and leaf traits of a spring ephemeral: Erythronium americanum. Botany 97(12): 691-698

Wang H, Schamp B, Cai G, Pei H, Qui J, Zhu Z, Cheng X. 2019. Land cover and plant diversity in tropical coastal urban Haikou, China. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 44 126395

Schamp B, Jensen A. (2019) Evidence of limiting similarity revealed using a conservative assessment of coexistence. Ecosphere 10(8):e02840 [PDF]

Brazeau H, Schamp B. 2019. Examining the link between competition and negative co-occurrence patterns. Oikos 128: 1358-1366 [PDF] [Supplements]

Jensen A, Schamp B, Belleau A. 2019. Evidence of temporal niche separation via low flowering time overlap in an old-field plant community. Oecologia 189: 1071-1082 [PDF]

Lavender T, Schamp B, Arnott S, Rusak J. 2019. A comparative evaluation of the performance of five common pairwise tests of species association. Ecology e02640 [PDF]

Thomas H et al. (many authors) 2019.Traditional plant functional groups poorly explain plant trait variation in the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 10.1111/geb.1278


Craven D et al (many authors) 2018. Multiple facets of biodiversity drive the diversity-stability relationship. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2, 10.1038/s41559-018-0647-7.

Bjorkman A et al (many authors) 2018. Plant functional trait change with warming across the tundra biome. Nature https://doi. org/10.1038/s41586-018 -056

Laird, RA & Schamp B. 2018. Exploring the performance of intransitivity indices in predicting species coexistence in diverse systems. Journal of Ecology, 106, 815-825.

Laird, R & Schamp B. 2018. Calculating competitive intransitivity: Computational challenges. American Naturalist, 191, 547-552.

McNickle G, Lamb E, Lavender T, Cahill J, Schamp B, Siciliano S, Condit R, Hubbell S, Baltzer J. 2018. Checkerboard score-area relationships reveal spatial scales of plant community structure. Oikos, 127, 415-426.

Yuanzhi L, Shipley B, Price JN, de L. Dantas V, Tamme R, Westoby M, Siefert A, Schamp BS, Spasojevic MJ, Jung V, Laughlin DC, Richardson SJ, Bagousse-Pingue YL, Schöb C, Gazol A, Prentice HC, Gross N, Overton J, Cianciaruso MV, Louault F, Kamiyama C, Nakashizuka T, Hikosaka K, Sasaki T, Katabuchi M, Dussault CF, Gaucherand S, Chen N, Vandewalle M, Batalha MA. Habitat filtering determines the functional niche occupancy of plant communities worldwide. Journal of Ecology, 00: 1-9.


Antunes, P & Schamp B. 2017. Constructing Standard Invasion Curves from Herbarium Data - Towards Increased Predictability of Plant Invasions. Invasive Plant Science and Management 10, 293-303.

Butler E, Datta A, Flores-Moreno H, Chen M, Wythers K, Fazayelid F, Banerjee A, Atkin O, Kattge J, Amiaud B, Blonder B, Boenisch G, Bond-Lamberty B, Brown K, Byun C, Campetella G, Cerabolini B, Cornelissen J, Craine J, Craven D, de Vries F, Díaz S, Domingues T, Forey E, Gonzalez A, Gross N, Han W, Hattingh W, Hickler T, Jansen S, Kramer K, Kraft N, Kurokawa H, Laughlin D, Meir P, Minden V, Niinemets U, Onoda Y, Peñuelas J, Read Q, Ros F, Sack L, Schamp B, Soudzilovskaia N, Spasojevic M, Sosinski E, Thornton P, van Bodegom P, Williams M, Wirth C, Reich P. Mapping local and global variability in plant trait distributions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 114, E10937-E10946


Tracey AJ, Stephens KA, Schamp B, Aarssen L. 2016. What does body size mean, from the ‘plant’s-eye-view’? Ecology and Evolution, 6, 7344-7351. [PDF]

Wang X, Long W, Schamp B, Yang X, Kang Y, Xie Z, Xiong M. 2016. Vascular epiphyte diversity differs with host crown zone and diameter, but not orientation in a tropical cloud forest. PLoS One 11(7): e0158548 [PDF]

Lavender TM, Schamp BS, Lamb E. 2016. The influence of Matrix Size on statistical properties of co-occurrence and limiting similarity null models. PLoS One 11: e0151146 [PDF]

Schamp B, Aarssen LW, Piggott GSJ, Dante SK. 2016. The impact of non-reproductive plant species on assessments of community structure and species co-occurrence patterns. Journal of Vegetation Science, 27, 668-678. [PDF]


Siefert A, Violle C, Chalmandrier L, Albert CH, Taudiere A, Fajado A, Aarssen LW, Baraloto C, Carlucci MB, Cianciaruso MV, Dantas V, de Bello F, Duarte DS, Fonseca CR, Freschet GT, Gaucherand S, Gross N, Hikosaka K, Jackson B, Jung V, Kamiyama C, Katabuchi M, Kembel S, Kichenin E, Kraft NJB, Lagerström A, Le Bagousse-Pinguet Y, Li Y, Mason N, Messier J, Nakashizuka T, McC. Overton J, Peltzer D, Pérez-Ramos I. M. ,Pillar VD, Prentice HC, Richardson S, Sasaki T, Schamp B, Schöb C, Shipley B, Sundqvist M, Sykes MT, Vandewalle M, Wardle DA, Wright I. 2015. A global meta-analysis of the relative extent of intraspecific trait variation in plant communities. Ecology Letters, 18, 1406-1419. [PDF]

Long W, Xiong M, Zang R, Schamp B, Yang X, Ding Y, Huang Y & Xiang Y. 2015. Changes in species co-occurrence patterns across two tropical cloud forests differing in soil nutrients and air temperature. Biotropica, 47, 416-423. [PDF]

Long W, Schamp B, Zang R, Huang Y, Xiang Y. 2015. Community assembly in a tropical cloud forest related to specific leaf area and maximum species height. Journal of Vegetation Science, 26, 513-523 [PDF]

Laird RA & Schamp B. 2015. Competitive intransitivity, population interaction structure, and strategy coexistence. Journal of Theoretical Biology [PDF]

Schamp B, Arnott, SE, Joslin, K. 2015. Dispersal strength influences zooplankton co-occurrence patterns in experimental mesocosms. Ecology 96, 1074-1083 [PDF]


Schamp B, Aarssen LW. 2014. Plant species size and density-dependent effects on growth and survival. Journal of Vegetation Science 25, 657-667 [PDF]

Aarssen LW, Schamp B, Wight S. 2014. Big plants - Do they affect neighbourhood species richness and composition in herbaceous vegetation? Acta Oecologica 55, 36-42 [PDF]


Schamp B, Aarssen LW, Wight S 2013. Effects of 'target' plant species body size on neighbourhood species richness and composition in old-field vegetation. PLoS One. 8, e82036 [PDF]

Dante SK, Schamp B& Aarssen LW. 2013. Evidence of deterministic assembly according to flowering time in an old-field plant community. Functional Ecology 27, 555-564 [PDF]


Long W, Zang R, Schamp B, Ding Y. 2011. Variation in specific leaf area at different scales in a tropical dwarf forest.  Oecologia 167, 1103-1113 [PDF]

Schamp B, Hettenbergerová H. & Hájek M. 2011. Testing community assembly predictions for nominal and continuous plant traits in species-rich grasslands.  Preslia 83, 329-346 [PDF]


Schamp B, Horsák M & Hájek M.. 2010. Deterministic assembly of land snail communities according to species size and diet.  Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 803-810 [PDF]

Schamp B& Aarssen LW. 2010. The role of plant species size in invasibility: a field experiment. Oecologia 162: 995-1004 [PDF]


Laird RA & Schamp B. 2009. Species coexistence, intransitivity, and topological variation in competitive tournaments. Journal of Theoretical Biology 256: 90-95 [PDF]

Schamp B& Aarssen LW. 2009. The assembly of forest communities according to maximum species height along resource and disturbance gradients. Oikos. 118: 564-572 [PDF]


Schamp B, Chau J & Aarssen LW. 2008. Dispersion of traits related to competitive ability in an old-field plant community. Journal of Ecology 96: 204-212 [PDF]

Laird RA & Schamp B. 2008. Does local competition increase the coexistence of species in intransitive networks? Ecology 89: 237-247 [PDF]


Hájek M, Tichý L, Schamp B, Zelený D, Rolecek J, Hájková P, Apostolova I & Díte D. 2007. Testing the Species Pool Hypothesis for mire vegetation: exploring the influence of pH specialists and habitat history. Oikos 116: 1311-1322. [PDF]

Schamp B , Schurer M & Aarssen LW. 2007. Testing hypotheses for stem bending in tree saplings. International Journal of Plant Sciences. 168: 547-553 [PDF]


Laird RA & Schamp B. 2006. Competitive intransitivity promotes species coexistence. The American Naturalist 168: 182-193 [PDF]

Aarssen L W, Schamp B & Pither J. 2006. Why are there so many small plants? Implications for species coexistence. Journal of Ecology 94: 569-580 [PDF]


Schamp B, Aarssen LW, Lee H. 2003. Plant species richness increases with regional habitat commonness across a gradient of forest productivity. Folia Geobotanica 38: 273-280 [PDF]


Aarssen LW & Schamp B. 2002. Predicting distributions of species richness and species size in regional floras: Applying the species pool hypothesis to the habitat templet model. Perspectives in Plant Evolution, Ecology and Systematics 5: 3-12 [PDF]

Schamp B, Laird RA & Aarssen LW. 2002. Fewer species because of uncommon habitat? Testing the species pool hypothesis for low plant species richness in highly productive habitats. Oikos 97: 145-151 [PDF]