Scientist, Author, Educator, Tree Canopy Biologist

Publications

Dr. Margaret D. Lowman – Complete Publication Listing

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Books:

  • Lowman, M.D. and W Mulat. 2014. Beza – Who Saved the Forests of Ethiopia, One Church at a Time. Peppertree Press (children’s book), both English and Amharic versions.
  • Lowman, M.D., S. Devy, and T. Ganesh. 2013. Treetops at Risk. (Springer Verlag).
  • Lowman, M.D., Schowalter T., & Franklin J. 2012. Methods in Forest Canopy Research (University of California Press).
  • Lowman, M.D., J. Burgess and E. Burgess. 2006 It’s a Jungle Out There – More Tales from the Treetops. Yale University Press. 291 pp. (2008 paperback; 2009, reprinted in Korean).
  • Lowman M.D. and H.B. Rinker. 2004 Forest Canopies. Elsevier Press.
  • Lowman, M.D. 1999. Life in the Treetops. Yale University Press. (Editions in German, Chinese and Korean; paperback version in 2002)
  • Lowman, M.D. and N.M. Nadkarni (eds.) 1995. Forest Canopies. Academic Press 624 pp. (Second Edition in paperback 1996)
  • Lowman, M.D. (ed.) 1992. Ecology of Hopkins Forest. Williams College Printers. 100 pp
  • Heatwole, H. & M.D. Lowman. 1986. Dieback: The Death of an Australian Landscape, Reed & Co. 150 pp.
  • Lowman, M.D. 1974. Some Aspects of the Fabric of Life, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare 204 pp.

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top of pageNational Leadership Reports:

  • Lowman, M.D. 2012. Health and environment – kids and treehouses. www.epa.gov, blog from Women and Environment White House summit.
  • NEON Tiger Team. 2008. Education Plan. http://www.neoninc.org/documents/tigerteam
  • Sarasota County Environmental Initiatives, FL (2004 – 2009) series of quarterly reports over 5 years to document environmental programs: invasive reptiles, science education outreach, development of Land Institute, conservation action plans, and other activities.
  • NEON ISEP. 2006. National Ecological Observatory Network, Integrated Science and Education Plan. National NEON Design Committee, M.D. Lowman – co-chair education group, contributed to ISEP plan and writing: http://www.neoninc.org/documents/ISEP.
  • Lowman, M.D. 1974. Some Aspects of the Fabric of Life, U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare 204 pp.

top of pageTheses:

  • Lowman, M.D. 1982. Leaf Growth Dynamics and Herbivory in Australian Rain Forest Canopies. Ph.D. Thesis. Sydney University (Supervisor: Peter Myerscough).
  • Lowman, M.D. 1978. Phenology and Productivity of Betula pendula and B. pubescens in Scotland. Master’s Thesis. Aberdeen University (Supervisor: Peter Ashton).
  • Lowman, M.D. 1976. Phenological Phenomena and Growth Studies for 16 Northern Hardwoods. Honors Thesis. Williams College (Supervisor: Henry Art).

top of pageJournal Articles (peer-reviewed except those with *):

  • M.D. Lowman. Life in the Lab. Science: Vol. 352, issue 5281, pp 47 PDF
  • A. Young, B. Chappell, W.R. Miller, M.D. Lowman. Tardigrades of the Tree Canopy: Milnesium swansoni sp. nov. (Eutardigrada: Apochela: Milnesiidae) a new species from Kansas, U.S.A. Zootaxa 4072 (5): 559-568 PDF
  • L. Chang, D. Powell, W.R. Miller, M.D. Lowman. Tardigrades of the Canopy: Evidence of stratification. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science: Vol. 118, no. 3-4 p. 230-236 (2015) PDF
  • H. Tallis, J. Lubchenco, M Lowman, et al. 2014. A call for inclusive conservation. Nature. 515: 27-31. PDF
  • Haefke, BJ, A Spiers, WR Miller & MD Lowman 2014. Tardigrades of the Canopy: Doryphoribius elleneddiei nov. sp.(Eutardigrada, Parachela, Hypsibiidae), a New Species from Eastern Kansas, USA. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. Vol. 117: 299-304 PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2014. Ecoliteracy in informal science education settings. EcoLiteracy, pp. 474–475. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2014. Put the Muse Back in Museums – Science museums should recruit the public in confronting the planet’s toughest challenges. Scientific American Forum
  • Cardelús CL, P Scull, J Hair, M Baimas-George, Lowman, M.D., and A Wassie Eshete. 2013. A preliminary assessment of Ethiopian sacred grove status at the landscape and ecosystem scales. Diversity 5(2): 320-334.
  • Cardelús C, M Baimas-George, Lowman, M.D., and A Wassie Eshete. 2013. Church forest status and carbon sequestration in northern Ethiopia.Treetops at Risk Springer: 119-122.
  • Devy S, T Ganesh, and Lowman, M.D. 2013. “Canopy-less” monitoring of biodiversity and climate change: signs of a leaky roof.Treetops at Risk Springer: 169-177.
  • Heatwole H, S Unsicker, and Lowman, M.D. 2013. Ontogeny of herbivory on leaves in a tropical rain forest in Madagascar. Treetops at Risk Springer: 295-305.  PDF
  • Kaganovskiy L and Lowman, M.D. 2013. Modeling insect outbreaks in forest canopies: integration of virtual simulations with hands-on ecology for undergraduates. Treetops at Risk Springer: 341-352.
  • Lewis OT, RM Ewers, Lowman, M.D., and Y Malhi. 2013. Conservation of tropical forests: maintaining ecological integrity and resilience. Key Topics in Conservation Biology 2 DW Macdonald & KJ Willis (eds.). John Wiley & Sons: 222-235.
  • Lowman, M.D. 2013*. Exploring the rain forest canopy by balloon. The Modern Explorers R Hanbury-Tenison & R Twigger, (eds.). Thames and Hudson.
  • Lowman, M.D. 2013*. Earth system environmental literacy. Earth System Monitoring J Orcutt (ed.). Springer: 107-121.
  • Miller W, Lowman, M.D., and E McCord. 2013. In the canopy with wheelchairs: a model for teaching field biology. Treetops at Risk J Orcutt (ed.). Springer: 331-339
  • Reynolds J and Lowman, M.D., and E McCord. 2013. Promoting ecoliteracy through research service-learning and citizen science. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11(10): 565-566
  • Seidler R, KS Bawa, Lowman, M.D., and N Nadkarni. 2013. Forest canopies as Earth’s support systems: priorities for research and conservation. Treetops at Risk Springer: 55-70
  • Lowman, M. D., T. Ganesh, and S. Devy. 2013. The Role of Scientific Conferences to Foster Conservation Solutions for Global Forests. IN: Treetops at Risk: Challenges of Global Canopy Ecology and Conservation, Springer Verlag. PDF
  • Newspaper column entitled: Nature’s Secrets (Sarasota Herald Tribune, March 2005 – on); over 80 public science newspaper feature articles on subjects ranging from climate change to local ecosystems.
  • Lowman, M.D. 2013. Hooking the public on science. Ecology, 94(4), 2013, pp. 981–982. PDF
  • Lowman, M. D., T. Ganesh, and S. Devy. 2013. “Canopy-Less” Monitoring of Biodiversity and Climate Change: Signs of a Leaky Roof. IN: Treetops at Risk: Challenges of Global Canopy Ecology and Conservation, Springer Verlag.  PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2012. North Carolina leverages funding for science education. Science 335: 1201.
  • Cardelus, C., M.D. Lowman and A. Wassie. 2012. Uniting church and science for conservation. Science 335: 932 PDF
  • Beck, C., K. Klemow, J. Paulson, A. Bernstein, M. Lam, G. Middendorf, J. Reynolds, K. Belanger, C. Cardelus, C. Cid, S. Doshi, N. Garardo, L. Jablonski, H. Kimmel, M. Lowman, A. Macrae-Crerar, B. Pohlad, J. De Roode, C. Thomas. Add ecology to the pre-medical curriculum. Science 335: 1301.
  • Caughlin, T. T., T. Ganesh and M.D. Lowman. 2012. Sacred fig trees promote frugivore visitation and tree seedling abundance in South India. Current Science Vol. 102 ( 6): 918-922. PDF
  • Yadvindar, M, R. Owen, M.D. Lowman and R. Ewer. 2012. Tropical rain forests – conservation and research interfaces as solutions for the future? IN: Key Topics in Tropical Biology, (ed. David McDonald).
  • Sergey G. Ermilov1, Neville N. Winchester, Margaret M. Lowman & Alemayehu Wassie. 2012. Two new species of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) from Ethiopia, including a key to species of Pilobatella. Systematic & Applied Acarology 17(3): 000–000. PDF
  • Chandler, M., Bebber, D., Castro S., Lowman, M.D., Muoria, P., Oguge, N., Rubenstein, D. 2012. International citizen science: making the local global. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Vol. 10, No. 6, pp. 328 –331 PDF
  • M. D. Lowman. 2012. Science Statemanship. Science Magazine 336: 157 PDF
  • Lowman M.D. 2011. Out on a limb: true confessions of a bug detective. IN: Chemical Biology of the Tropics, p. 87-06.
  • Lowman, M.D., Schowalter T. 2011. Plant science in forest canopies – the first 30 years of advances and challenges (1980–2010). New Phytologist (2012) PDF
  • Stevenson, D., Lowman, M.D. 2011. Organized Oral Session 14 Ecology Education in 2020: Integrating New Technologies with Mother Nature. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 92:420–425. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2011. Out on a limb – research in Australia’s forest canopies. Ecological Society of Australia 50th Anniversary Cameo Series. E-news.
  • Lowman, M.D. 2011. Sustainability education: Challenges of integrating virtual versus real nature in science education. Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology (ed. R. A. Meyers). Springer Verlag.
  • Nadkarni, N., Parker, G., Lowman, M. 2011. Forest canopy studies as an emerging field of science. Annals of Forest Science (2011) 68:217-224. PDF
  • * Lowman, M.D. 2010. CSI in Ethiopia: Children Survey Insects. North Carolina Naturalist 18 (2): 8-9.
  • Lowman, M.D. 2010. Finding Sanctuary – Saving the biodiversity of Ethiopia, one church forest at a time. The Explorers Journal Winter 2010: 26-31. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2010. Forest canopies – a scientific history. IN: D.K. Bhaskar, Amazonia – Perspectives of a Jungle. Fine Arts Publications, Savannah GA.
  • Lowman, M.D. and Mourad T. 2010. Bridging the divide between virtual and real nature. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment. PDF
  • Caughlin, T., Ganesh T., Lowman M.D. Submitted. Does human disturbance impact feeding tree choice by frugivorous birds and bats in South India? J. Urban Landscapes.
  • Nadkarni, N., Parker, G., Lowman, M. and Bawa K. 2010. Bibliometric assessment of canopy biology throughout its history. Bioscience (subm.)
  • Heatwold, H., Unsicker, S., Andriamiarisoa, L.R., Lowman, M.D. 2009. Vicissitudes of leaves in a tropical rain forest in Madagascar. Journal of Tropical Ecology (2009) 25:615-624. PDF
  • Voirin, J. B., Kays, R. W., Lowman, M. D., and Wikelski, M. 2009. Evidence for Three-Toed Sloth (Bradypus variegatus) Predation by Spectacled Owl (Pulsatrix perspicillata). Edentata 8-10:15-20. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2009. Canopy research in the twenty-first century: a review of Arboreal Ecology. Tropical Ecology 50(1): 125-136. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., C. D’Avanzo, and C. Brewer. 2009. NEON – A National Ecological Network for Research and Education. Science 323: 1176-78. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and Randle DC. 2009. Ecological mentoring: inspiring future scientists. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7: 119. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2009. A blueprint for Florida’s clean-energy future-Forum on Public Policy. Oxford University. Sustainability 1: 102-112. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2009. Canopy walkways for conservation – a tropical biologist’s panacea or fuzzy metrics to justify ecotourism? Biotropica 41. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2009. Forests in the Upper Heights. Chapter for “Forests” book published by America Natural, Mexico.
  • Heatwole. Unsicker H.S. Andriamiarisoa L.P. Lowman M.D. Submitted. The vicissitudes of leaves in a tropical rainforest in Madagascar. Biotropica. . PDF
  • Caughlin, T., Ganesh T., Lowman M.D. Submitted. Does human disturbance impact feeding tree choice by frugivorous birds and bats in South India? J. Urban Landscapes.
  • Lowman M.D. 2008. The “WoW” Factor – The science behind a safe home. Scene Magazine June/July 61.
  • Lowman, M.D. 2007. Out On a Limb – Exploration of Forest Canopies. In: They Lived to Tell the Tale: True Stories of Modern Adventure from the Legendary Explorers Club. 2007. The Lyons Press. Pp. 331-339.
  • Lowman, M.D. 2007. Exploring climate change – charting a new course for planet Earth. The Explorers Journal Fall 2007: 20-22.
  • D.C. Shaw, K.A. Ernest, H.B. Rinker, and M.D. Lowman. 2006. Stand-Level Herbivory in an Old-Growth Conifer Forest Canopy. 2006. Western North American Naturalist. 66(4): 473-481. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2006. Fostering partnerships between regional government and ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Vol. 4, No. 10, pp.547-548. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2006. No child left indoors. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. Vol. 4, No. 9, pp. 451–451. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2006. Out on a Limb. The Explorers Club Journal winter 2005-06: 24-30. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., C. Brewer and L. Huenneke. 2006. NEON – A Plan to Transform Science Education at a National Level. Science (submitted).
  • H.B. Rinker, M.D. Lowman, D.C. Shaw, and K.A. Ernest. 2006. Development of a novel method for assessing stand-level herbivory in forests. 2006. Newsletter of the International Canopy Network 12 (2): 4-6.
  • D. Shaw, K. Ernest, H.B. Rinker, and M.D. Lowman 2005. Protocols for measuring herbivory. Northwest Natural History (in press). PDF
  • M.D. Lowman 2004, J.H. Frank, et al. Invertebrate Animals Extracted From Native Tillandsia (BROMELIALES: BROMELIACEAE) In Sarasota County, Florida. Florida Entomologist 87(2): 176-185. PDF
  • M.D. Lowman 2004. Ecotourism and its impact on forest conservation. (http://www.actionbioscience.org/environment/lowman.html)
  • M.D. Lowman 2004. Canopy conservation initiatives. Plant Talk 35: 45. PDF
  • M.D. Lowman 2004. Ecotourism and the treetops: complement, not conflict, for an emerging science. In: Forest Canopies, Elsevier Press, San Diego CA. pp. 466-89. PDF
  • M.D. Lowman. 2004. Tarzan or Jane? The history of canopy ecology. In: Forest Canopies, Elsevier Press, San Diego CA. pp. 379-93. PDF
  • H.B. Rinker and Lowman, M.D. 2004. Insect Herbivory in Tropical Forests. In: Forest Canopies, Elsevier Press. San Diego CA. pp. 359-387. PDF
  • Burgess, J., E. Burgess, M.D. Lowman and thousands of Jason X school students. 2003. Observations of a Coleopteran herbivore on a bromeliad in the Peruvian Amazon. J. Brom. Society (in press). PDF
  • Bernard-Aloys Nkongmeneck, Lowman, M.D. and John T. Atwood. 2002. Epiphyte diversity in primary and fragmented forests of Cameroon, Central Africa: a preliminary survey. Selbyana 23(1): 121-130. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., Mark Hunter, Bruce Rinker, Tim Schowalter and Steve Conte. 2002. Canopy walkways – highways in the sky. In: The Global Canopy Handbook (eds. Andrew W. Mitchell, Katherine Secoy, Tobias Jackson) Techniques of Access and Study in the Forest Roof. Pp.35 -40.
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  • Burgess, J.B., E.A. Burgess, M.D. Lowman, and D.C. Randle. 2002. Water pollution in bromeliad top of pagetanks – an experimental approach Journal of The Bromeliad Society. 52(2): 58-62.
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  • Lowman, M.D. 2001. Plants in the forest canopy: some reflections on current research and future direction. In: Tropical Forest Canopies: Ecology and Management. K.E.Linsenmair, A.J. Davis, B. Fiala, M.R. Speight (Eds.). Pp.39-50. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., 2001. Curator of a Botanical Garden. In: Plant Sciences (edited by R. Robison). Vol.2. p:35-36. PDF
  • Rinker, H.B., M.D. Lowman, M.D. Hunter, T.D. Schowalter, and S.J. Fonte. 2001. Canopy herbivory and soil ecology – the top-down impact of forest processes. Selbyana 22(2): 225-231. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., 2001. Epiphytes. In: Plant Sciences. (Ed. R. Robinson). Volume 2:113-5. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., H. B. Rinker, M. D. Hunter, T. D. Schowalter and Steve Fonte. 2001. Canopy herbivory and soil processes in temperate and tropical forests. In: Tropical Ecosystems. (Edited by K.N. Gaenshaiah, R. Uma Shaanker and K. S. Bawa): 433. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2001. Plants in the forest canopy: some reflections on current research and future direction. Plant Ecology 153: 39-50. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 2000. Heat Futures in Australia’s Rain Forests. Earthwatch Institute. Pages 25-37. PDF
  • Grushka, M.M., J. Adams, M. Lowman, G. Lin, B.D.V. Marino. 1999. The Biosphere 2 canopy access system. Ecological Engineering 13: 313-320.
  • Lowman, M.D., M. Brown, A. Desrosiers and D.C. Randle. 1999. Temporal Variation in herbivory of a Peruvian Bromeliad. Journal of The Bromeliad Society. 49: 81-83. PDF
  • Lowman,M.D., L. Downey, A. Farres and E. Mermin. 1999. Abundance and Mortality ofTwo Ephiphytic Tillandsias (Bromeliaceae) in a Florida Hammock. Journal of The Bromeliad Society 49:25-28. PDF
  • Preisser, E, D. Smith, and M.D. Lowman. 1999. Canopy and ground level insect distribution in a temperate forest. Selbyana 19(2):141-146. PDF
  • Grushka, M.M., J. Adams, M. Lowman, G. Lin, B.D.V. Marino. 1999. The Biosphere 2 canopy access system. In: Biosphere 2: Research Past and present. B.D.V. Marino and H.T. Odum (Eds.). Elsevier. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1998. Forest Canopies 1998: Global Perspectives. Selbyana 18(2): 1-3. PDF
  • Burgess, E., J. Burgess, and M. D. Lowman 1998. How Quickly do Bromeliads Decay? Journal of the Bromeliad Society 48:177-183. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1998. Canopy Research of Tropical Forests. Window on the Tropics 55:18-24. PDF
  • * Lowman, M.D. 1998. Leaf Toughness and the Use of a Penetrometer. Pp. 144-156 In: A Wet and Wild Adventure; Curriculum for Jason X (collated by National Science Teachers Association).
  • * Lowman, M.D. 1998. Canopy Walkways. Pp. 186-189 In: A Wet and Wild Adventure; Curriculum for Jason X (collated by National Science Teachers Association).
  • * Lowman, M.D. 1998. Artificial bromeliad tank experiments. Pp. 189-191 In: A Wet and Wild Adventure; Curriculum for Jason X (collated by National Science Teachers Association).
  • Lowman, M.D., R. Foster, P. Wittman, H.B. Rinker. 1998. Herbivory and insect loads on epiphytes, vines and host trees in the rain forest canopy of French Guiana. Pp. 116-128 In: Biologie D’Une Canopée de Forêt Équatoriale. F. Hallé, ed. Pro-Natura International, France. PDF
  • Schowalter, T. and M.D. Lowman. 1998. Forest Herbivory: Insects In: Ecosystems of Disturbed Ground. Lawrence Walker, ed. Elsevier Press. PDF
  • Lowman M.D. and P.A. Morrow. 1998. Insects and their environment: plants. Pp. 267-290 In: Textbook Of Entomology. 4th Edition. Romoser W.S.and J.G. Stoffolano, Jr. (Eds.) Wm C. Brown Publishers, Dubuque, Iowa. 532 pp. PDF
  • Murray, D., M. D. Lowman, P. Wittman. 1997. Bromeliads Along the ACEER Canopy Walkway in Amazonian Peru. Journal of the Bromeliad Society 47(2): 54-59. PDF
  • Heatwole, H., M.D. Lowman, C. Donovan, and M. McCoy. 1997. Phenology of leaf-flushing and macroarthropod abundances in canopies of Eucalyptus saplings. Selbyana 18(2): 200-214. PDF
  • Connell, J.H., M.D. Lowman and I. R. Noble. 1997. Subcanopy gaps in temperate and tropical forests. Australian Journal of Ecology 22: 163-168. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1997. Herbivory in forests-from centimetres to megametres In: Forests and Insects. A.D. Watt, N.E. Stork and M.D. Hunter, eds. Chapman & Hall. pp. 136-149. PDF
  • Zapfack, L., Nkongmeneck, B-A., J.F. Villiers, and M.D. Lowman. 1996. The importance of Pteridophytes in the epiphytic flora of some phorophytes of the Cameroonian semi-deciduous rain top of pageforest. Selbyana 17: 76-81. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., P. Wittman, and D. Murray. 1996. Herbivory in a bromeliad of the Peruvian rain forest canopy. Journal of the Bromeliad Society. 46: 52-55. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., R.L. Kitching, and G. Carruthers. 1996. Arthropod sampling in Australian subtropical rain forest: How accurate are some of the more common techniques? Selbyana 17: 36-42. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and P.K. Wittman. 1996. Forest canopies: methods, hypotheses and future directions. Annual Review of Ecology & Systematics 27: 55-81. PDF
  • Taylor, P. and M.D. Lowman. 1996. Vertical stratification of small mammals in a northern hardwood forest. Selbyana 17: 15-21. PDF
  • Rinker, H.B., M.D. Lowman and M. Moffett. 1995. Africa from the treetops. American Biology Teacher 57(7): 393-401. PDF
  • * Lowman, M.D. and P.K. Wittman. 1995. The last biological frontier? Advancements in research on forest canopies. Endeavor 19: 161-165. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1995. Linking systematics and ecology to promote conservation. Selbyana 16: 125-126. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and B. Bouricius. 1995. The construction of platforms and bridges for forest canopy access. Selbyana 16(2): 179-184. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. , F. Hallé, B. Bouricius, P. Coley, N. Nadkarni, G. Parker, K. Saterson, and J. Wright. 1995. What’s up? Perspectives from the first international forest canopy conference at Sarasota, Florida, 1994. Selbyana 16: 1-11. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1995. Herbivory in Australian forests – a comparison of dry sclerophyll and rain forest canopies. Proc. Linnean Society NSW 115: 77-88. PDF
  • Nadkarni, N. and M.D. Lowman. 1995. Canopy science: a summary of its role in research and education. In: Forest Canopies (M.D. Lowman & N. Nadkarni, eds.) Pp. 609-615. PDF
  • Ingram, Stephen W. and M.D. Lowman. 1995. The collection and preservation of plant material from the tropical forest canopy In: Forest Canopies (M.D. Lowman & N. Nadkarni, eds.) Pp. 587-602. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1995. Herbivory as a canopy process in rain forest trees. In: Forest Canopies (M.D. Lowman & N. Nadkarni, eds.) Pp. 431-452. PDF
  • Moffett, Mark and M.D. Lowman 1995. Canopy access techniques. In: Forest Canopies (M.D. Lowman & N. Nadkarni, eds.) Academic Press. Pp. 3-25. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and W. Linnerooth. 1995. Population dynamics of some native Florida epiphytes. II. Mortality after a storm. Journal of the Bromeliad Society 45: 15-18. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1994. What’s Up? Diversity 10: 36-37. PDF
  • * Lowman, M.D. 1994. Accessing forest canopies. American Orchid Society Bulletin 1252-55. PDF
  • * Lowman, M.D. 1994. Ecology of the rain forest canopy in Belize. Jason Report, Jason Foundation MA. PDF
  • Ballard, R.L., R.M. Levanthal, M.D. Lowman, T.E. Miller, G.M. Wellington. 1994. (curriculum content eds.) Jason Curriculum; The Belize Expedition Curriculum, Jason Foundation for Education. PDF
  • Kitching, R.L., J.M. Bergelson, M.D. Lowman and S. McIntyre. 1993. The biodiversity of arthropods from Australian rainforest canopies: General introduction, methods, sites, and ordinal results. Australian Journal of Ecology 18: 181-191. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and S. Doblecki. 1993. Population dynamics of some native Florida epiphytes. Journal of the Bromeliad Society. 43: 175-177. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., M. Moffett, and H.B. Rinker. 1993. A new technique for taxonomic and ecological top of pagesampling in rain forest canopies. Selbyana 14: 75-79.
  • Lowman, M.D. and P.A. Morrow. 1993. Insects and their environment: Plants. In: Science of Entomology. 3rd Edition. A. Romoser, ed. (in press). PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and H.B. Rinker. 1993. John Trott: A Natural Guide. Bird Watcher’s Digest. 14: 110-112. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1993. Forest canopy research: New World, Old World comparisons. Selbyana 14: 1-2. PDF
  • * Lowman, M.D. 1993. Raft in the treetops. Newsletter American Association of Botanical Gardens. 220: 1-2. PDF
  • * Lowman, M.D., M. Moffett, and H.B. Rinker. 1993. Sled Sweeping: A new technique for measuring insects in rain forest canopies. In: Biologie D’une Canopée De Forêt Equatoriale – II. F. Hallé and O. Pascal, eds. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and M. Moffett. 1993. The ecology of tropical rain forests canopies. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 8: 104-8. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and H. Heatwole. 1993. Rural Dieback in Australia and Subsequent Landscape Amelioration. In: Forest Decline in the Atlantic And Pacific Regions. R. Huettl and D. Mueller-Dombois, (eds.) Springer-Verlag. Pp. 307-21. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and H. Heatwole. 1992. Spatial and temporal variability in defoliation of Australian eucalypts and its consequence for the dieback syndrome. Ecology 73(1): 129-42. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1992. Leaf growth dynamics and herbivory in five species of Australian rain-forest canopy trees. Journal of Ecology. 80: 433-447. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1992. Herbivory in Australian rain forests, with particular reference to the canopies of Doryphora sassafras (Monimiaceae). Proceedings of the 25th Silver Jubilee Symposium of the Organization for Tropical Studies. Biotropica 24(2b): 263-272. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1991. The impact of herbivorous insects on Australian rain forest canopies. In: World Wildlife Fund, Volume III: Australian National Rainforest Study Report. G.L. Werren and A.P. Kershaw, (eds). Pp. 177-90. PDF
  • * Lowman, M.D. 1991. The dieback crisis – tree declines throughout the world. Center for Environmental Studies Journal, Williams College. PDF
  • Burgess, A.D. and M.D. Lowman. 1990. The efficiency of salt blocks to supplement the diets of grazing herbivores. Sheep and Wool Technology 43: 87-90. PDF
  • Connell, J.H. and M.D. Lowman. 1989. Low diversity tropical and subtropical forests. American Naturalist 134: 88-119. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1988. Litter fall and leaf decay in three Australian rainforest formations. Journal of Ecology. 76: 451-465. PDF
  • Heatwole, H. and M.D.Lowman. 1987. Dieback: Death of an Australian Landscape. In: If Atoms Could Talk. (Ed. R.Love) Greenhouse Publications. Pp.42-49. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D., A.D. Burgess, and W.D. Higgins. 1987. The biomass of New England peppermint (Eucalyptus nova-anglica) in relation to insect damage associated with rural dieback. Australian Journal of Ecology 12: 361-371. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. and H. Heatwole. 1987. The impact of defoliating insects on the growth of eucalypt top of pagesaplings. Australian Journal of Ecology. 12: 175-81. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1987. Relationships between leaf growth and holes caused by herbivores. Australian Journal of Ecology 12: 189-91. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1986. Light interception and its relation to structural differences in three Australian rainforest canopies. Australian Journal of Ecology 11: 163-170. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1985. Insect Herbivory in Australian rain forests – is it higher than in the Neotropics? In: ESA Symposium Proceedings: Are Australian Ecosystems Different? Proc. Ecol. Soc. Aust. 14:109-119. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1985. Temporal and spatial variability in insect grazing of the canopies of five Australian rain forest tree species. Australian Journal of Ecology 10: 7-24. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1984. An assessment of techniques for measuring herbivory: Is rain forest defoliation more intense than we thought? Biotropica 16(4): 264-68. PDF
  • Lowman., M.D. 1984. Grazing of Utetheisa pulchelloides larvae on its host plant, Argusia argentea, on coral cays of the Great Barrier Reef. Biotropica 16(1): 14-18. PDF
  • Selman, B.J. & M.D. Lowman. 1983. The biology and herbivory rates of Novacastria nothofagi Selman (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a new genus and species on Nothofagus moorei in Australian temperate rain forests. Australian Journal of Zoology 31 :179-91. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. & J.D. Box. 1983. Variation in leaf toughness and phenolic content among five species of Australian rain forest trees. Australian Journal of Ecology 8 :17-25. PDF
  • * Lowman, M.D. 1983. Rain forest insects and their host plants. Biology in Action.
  • Lowman, M.D. 1982. The effects of different rates and methods of leaf area removal on rainforest seedlings of coachwood (Ceratopetalum apetalum). Australian Journal of Botany 30: 477-83. PDF
  • Lowman, M.D. 1982. Seasonal variations in insect abundance among three Australian rain forests, with particular reference to phytophagous types. Australian Journal of Ecology. 7: 353-61. PDF

(Note: Seventeen peer-reviewed publications were co-authored with undergraduate students, as a result of my undergraduate teaching opportunities at Williams College and New College.)

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