Lopez, B.E., K.R. Burgio, M.C. Carlucci, K.A. Palmquist, A. Parada, V.P. Weinberger, and A.H. Hurlbert. 2016. A new framework for inferring community assembly processes using phylogenetic information, relevant traits and environmental gradients. One Ecosystem. 1: e9501. Link.

Coyle, J.R., F. Halliday, B.E. Lopez, K.A. Palmquist, P.A. Wilfahrt, and A.H. Hurlbert. 2014. Using trait and phylogenetic diversity to evaluate the generality of the stress dominance hypothesis in eastern North American tree communities. Ecography. 37: 1-13. Link.


In review:

Lopez, B.E., D. Urban, and P.S. White. Nativity and seed dispersal mode influence species’ responses to habitat connectivity and urban environments.


In preparation (draft available upon request):

Lopez, B.E. The four filters of urbanization and their effects on forest plant taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic diversity.

Lopez, B.E. Using plant traits to examine the opportunities and limitations of riparian forest restoration in urban areas.