Imperial College London

Emeritus ProfessorRussellLande

Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences (Silwood Park)

Emeritus Professor of Population Biology
 
 
 
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Silwood ParkSilwood Park

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Summary

 

Summary

Professor Russell Lande
Royal Society Research Professor

Research Interests

Evolutionary and ecological theory, conservation biology

Selected Recent Publications

Lande, R., S. Engen and B.-E. Saether. 2003. Stochastic Population Dynamics in Ecology and Conservation. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Lande, R. 2007. Expected relative fitness and the adaptive topography of fluctuating selection.  Evolution 61: 1835-1846. 

Lande, R.  2009. Adaptation to an extraordinary environment by evolution of phenotypic plasticity and genetic assimilation.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22: 1435-1446.

Lande, R., S. Engen and B.-E. Saether. 2009. An evolutionary maximum principle for density-dependent population dynamics in a fluctuating environment. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 364: 1511-1518.

Chevin, L.-M., R. Lande and G.M. Mace. 2010. Adaptation, plasticity and extinction in a changing environment: towards a predictive theory.  PLoS Biology 8(4): e1000357. doi:10.1371/journal/pbio.1000357

Grotan, V., R. Lande, S. Engen,  B.-E. Saether and P.J. DeVries. 2012. Seasonal cycles of species diversity and similarity in a tropical butterfly community.  Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 714-723 (with cover photo).

Tufto, J., R. Lande, T.-H. Ringsby, S. Engen, B.-E. Saether, T.R. Walla and P.J. DeVries. 2012. Estimating Brownian motion dispersal rate, longevity and population density from spatially explicit mark-recapture data on tropical butterflies.  Journal of Animal Ecology 81: 756-769.

S. Engen, R. Lande, B.-E. Saether. 2013. A quantitative genetic model of r- and K-selection in a fluctuating population.  American Naturalist 181: 725-736.

Chevin, L.-M. and R. Lande. 2013. Evolution of discrete phenotypes from continuous norms of reaction. American Naturalist 182: 13-27.

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Grotan V, Lande R, Engen S, et al., 2012, Seasonal cycles of species diversity and similarity in a tropical butterfly community, Journal of Animal Ecology, Vol:81, ISSN:0021-8790, Pages:714-723

Chevin L-M, Lande R, 2013, Evolution of Discrete Phenotypes from Continuous Norms of Reaction, American Naturalist, Vol:182, ISSN:0003-0147, Pages:13-27

Engen S, Lande R, Saether B-E, 2013, A Quantitative Genetic Model of r- and K-Selection in a Fluctuating Population, American Naturalist, Vol:181, ISSN:0003-0147, Pages:725-736

Tufto J, Lande R, Ringsby T-H, et al., 2012, Estimating Brownian motion dispersal rate, longevity and population density from spatially explicit mark-recapture data on tropical butterflies, Journal of Animal Ecology, Vol:81, ISSN:0021-8790, Pages:756-769

Chevin L-M, Lande R, Mace GM, 2010, Adaptation, Plasticity, and Extinction in a Changing Environment: Towards a Predictive Theory, PLOS Biology, Vol:8, ISSN:1545-7885

Lande R, Engen S, Saether B-E, 2009, An evolutionary maximum principle for density-dependent population dynamics in a fluctuating environment, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, Vol:364, ISSN:0962-8436, Pages:1511-1518

Lande R, 2009, Adaptation to an extraordinary environment by evolution of phenotypic plasticity and genetic assimilation, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Vol:22, ISSN:1010-061X, Pages:1435-1446

Lande R, 2007, Expected relative fitness and the adaptive topography of fluctuating selection, Evolution, Vol:61, ISSN:0014-3820, Pages:1835-1846

Books

Lande R, Engen S, Saether B-E, 2003, Stochastic Population Dynamics in Ecology and Conservation, Oxford, Oxford University Press

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