In Review/Revision

O’Connor, LMJ, Brose, U, Gauzens, B, Gaüzere, P, Graham, C, Harfoot, M, Hirt, M, Lavergne, S, Maiorano, L, Moilanen, Verberg, PH, Thuiller, W, Pollock, L. The untapped potential of food webs in systematic conservation planning.

Pollock, LJ. Predicting the future for nonconformist species: a case study of eucalypts

Gumbs, R, Chaudhary, A, Daru, BH, Faith, DP, Forest, F, Gray, CL, Kowalska, A, Lee, W-S, Pellens, R, Pollock, LJ, Rosindell, J, Scherson, RA, Owen, NR. The Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework must safeguard the Tree of Life.

McDowell, J, Andrello, M, Pollock, LJ, Velez, L, Barrier, N, Manel, S, Mouillot, D. Low economic, political, and cultural diversity within the largest global networks of marine reserves.

Winck, G, Pollock, L, Ohlmann, M, Braga, J, Thuiller, W. Unveiling plant-frugivore network β-diversity across the Atlantic Forest domain.

Pollock, LJ, Talluto, MV, Ficetola, GF, Maiorano, L, Thuiller, W. Food web interactions shape the geography of European vertebrates.

Pollock, LJ, Morris, W, Münkemüller, T, Vesk, PA, Zurell, D, Thuiller, W. Detecting negative (but not positive) interactions from co-occurrence and environment data with Joint Species Distribution Models. 

Bledsoe, E, Burant, J, Higino, G, Roche, D, Binning, S, Finlay, K, Pither, J, Pollock, LJ, Sunday, J, Srivastava, D. Data rescue: saving environmental data from extinction.

Talluto, MV, Pollock, LJ, Bopp, L, Descombes, P, Mouillot, D, Parravicini, V, Pellisier, L, Thuiller, W. Impacts of global climate change on taxonomic, functional, and phylogenetic beta diversity of tropical reef fishes. 


Gauzere, P, O’Conner, L, Botella, C, Poggiato, G, Munkemuller, T, Pollock, LJ, Brose, U, Maiorano, L, Harfoot, M, Thuiller, W. 2022. The diversity of biotic interactions complements functional and phylogenetic facets of biodiversity. Current Biology

Strydom, T, Bouskila, S, Banville, F, Barros, C, Caron, D, Farrell, MJ, Fortin, M-J, Heming, V, Mercier, B, Pollock, LJ, Runghen, R, Valentino Dalla Riva, G, Poisot, T. 2022. Predicting metawebs: transfer of graph embeddings can help alleviate spatial data deficiencies. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Caron, D, Maiorano, L, Thuiller, W, Pollock, LJ. 2022. Addressing the Eltonian shortfall with trait-based interactions models. Ecology Letters.


O’Connor, L.M., Pollock, L.J., Renaud, J., Verhagen, W., Verburg, P. H., Lavorel, S., Maiorano, L., and Thuiller, W. 2021. Balancing conservation priorities for nature and for people in Europe. Science 372:856.  Abstract    Reprint  Full Text.

Strydom, T, Catchen, MD, Banville, F, Caron, D, Dansereau, G, Desjarins-Proulx, P, Forero, N, Higino, G, Mercier, B, Gonzalez, A, Gravel, D, Pollock, LJ, Poisot, T. 2021. A roadmap towards predicting species interaction networks (across space and time). Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 376, 20210063.

Falster, D and many co-authors including Pollock LJ. 2021. AusTraits, a curated plant trait database for the Australian flora. Scientific Data 8:254.

Floury, M,  Pollock, LJ, Buisson, L, Thuiller, W, Chandesri, A, Souchon, Y. 2021. Combining expert-based and computational approaches to design protected river networks under climate change. Diversity and Distributions 27:2428.


Pollock, LJ,  O’Connor, LMJ, Mokany, K, Rosauer, DF, Talluto, MV, Thuiller, W. 2020. Protecting biodiversity (in all its complexity): New models and methods. Trends in Ecology and Evolution

Vesk, P, Morris, W, Neal, W, Mokany, K, Pollock, LJ. 2020. Tranferability of trait-based species distribution models. Ecography

Münkemüller, T, Gallien, L, Pollock, LJ; Barros, C, Carboni, M, Chalmandrier, L, Mazel, F, Mokany, K, Roquet, C, Smyčka, J, Talluto, M, Thuiller, W. 2020. Do’s and don’ts when inferring assembly rules from diversity patterns. Global Ecology and Biogeography 29:1212.

O’Connor, L, Pollock, LJ, Braga, J, Ficetola, GF, Maiorano, L, Martinez-Almoyna, C, Montemaggiori, A, Ohlmann, M, Thuiller, W.  2020. Unveiling the food webs of tetrapods across Europe through the prism of the Eltonian niche. Journal of Biogeography 47:44.


Braga, J, Pollock LJ, Barros, C, Montoya, J, Gravel, D, Maiorano, L, Ficetola, F, Dray, S, Thuiller, W. Spatial analyses of multi-trophic terrestrial vertebrate assemblages in Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 

Thuiller, W, Mazel, F, Ficetola, GF, Lavergne, S, Münkemüller,T, Pollock, LJ, Zimmermann, NE, Gravel, D. Productivity begets less phylogenetic diversity but higher uniqueness than expected. Journal of Biogeography.


Pollock, LJKelly, LT, Thomas, FM, Paing Soe, Morris, WK, White, M, Vesk, PA. 2018. Combining functional traits, the environment, and multiple surveys to understand semi-arid tree distributions. Journal of Vegetation Science.

Talluto, MV, Mokany, K, Pollock, LJ, Thuiller, W. 2018. Multifaceted biodiversity modelling at macroecological scales using Gaussian processes. Diversity and Distributions.doi:10.1111/ddi.12781

Carboni, M., Calderon-Sanou, I, Pollock, LJ, Violle, C, Thuiller, W. 2018. Functional traits modulate the response of alien plants along abiotic and biotic gradients. Global Ecology and Biogeography. doi:10.1111/geb.12775

Zurell, D, Pollock, LJ, Thuiller, W. 2018. Do joint species distribution models reliably detect interspecific interactions from co-occurrence data in homogenous environments? Ecography. doi:10.1111/ecog.03315.

Dormann, CF, Guillera-Arroita, G. Calabrese, JM, Matechou, E, Bahn, V, Barton, K, Beale, CM, Ciuti, S, Elith, J, Gerstner, K, Guelat, J, Keil, P, Lahoz-Monfort, JJ, Lennon, JJ, Pollock, LJ, Reineking, B. Roberts, D, Schroder, B, Thuiller, W, Warton, DI, Wintle, BA, Wood, S, Wuest, RO, Hartig, F. 2018. Model averaging in ecology : a review of Bayesian, information-theoretic and tactical approaches for predictive inference. Ecological Monographs. doi:10.1002/ecm.1309.

Wüest, RO, Lavergne, S, Münkemüller, T, Pollock, LJ, Thuiller, W. 2018. Integrating correlation between traits improves spatial predictions of plant functional composition. Oikos. 127:472-481.


Rosauer, D, Pollock, LJ, Linke, S, Jetz, W. 2017. Phylogenetically informed spatial planning is required to conserve the mammalian tree of life. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 284(1865):20170627.

Pollock, LJ, Thuiller W, Jetz, W. 2017. Large conservation gains possible for global biodiversity facets. Nature. 546:141.

Lim, FKS, Pollock, LJ, Vesk, PA. 2017. The role of plant functional traits in woody plant distribution in alpine frost hollows. Journal of Vegetation Science. 28 (3), 585-594.


González-Orozco, CE, Pollock, LJ, Mishler, B, Knerr, N, Laffan, SW, Miller, JT, Thornhill, AH, Rosauer, DF, Faith, DP, Nipperess, DA, Kujala, H., Linke, S, Butt, N., Kulheim, C, Crisp, MD, Gruber, B. 2016. Phylogenetic approaches uncover biodiversity threats under climate change. Nature Climate Change. 6:1110.

McCarthy, M, Pollock, LJ. 2016. Conserving phylogenetic diversity, with reference to Victorian eucalypts. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria. 128:7-11.


Thuiller, W, Pollock, LJ, Gueguen, M, Münkemüller, T. 2015. From species distributions to meta-communities. Ecology Letters 18 (12), 1321-1328.

Pollock, LJ, Bayly, MJ and Vesk, PA. 2015. The roles of ecological and evolutionary processes in plant community assembly: the environment, hybridization and introgression influence co-occurrence of EucalyptusThe American Naturalist 185(6): 784-796.

Pollock, LJ, Rosauer, DF, Thornhill, AH, Kujala, H, Crisp, MD, Miller, JT and McCarthy, MA. 2015. Phylogenetic diversity meets conservation policy: small areas are key to preserving eucalypt lineages. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370(1662): 20140007.


Pollock, L.J., Tingley, R., Morris, W.K., Golding, N., O’Hara, R.B., Parris, K.M., Vesk, P.A., and McCarthy, M.A. 2014. Understanding co-occurrence by modelling species simultaneously with a Joint Species Distribution Model (JSDM)Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5:397.


Faith D. P. and Pollock L.J. 2013. Phylogenetic diversity and the sustainable use of biodiversity. In: Applied ecology and human dimensions in biological conservation (ed. MC Lyra-Jorge and LM Verdade) Springer

Butt, N. Pollock, L.J., and C. A. McAlpine. 2013. Eucalypts face increasing climate stress. Ecology and Evolution 3:2011.


Pollock, L.J., Bayly, M. J., Nevill, P. G., Vesk, P. A. 2012. Chloroplast DNA diversity associated with protected slopes and valleys for hybridizing Eucalyptus species on isolated ranges in south-eastern Australia. Journal of Biogeography doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02766.x PDF

Pollock, L.J., Morris, W., Vesk, P. A. 2012. The role of functional traits in species distributions revealed by a hierarchical model. Ecography 35: 716-725. doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.07085.x


Shirley, L.J. and L.L. Battaglia. 2008. Projecting fine resolution land-cover dynamics for a rapidly changing terrestrial-aquatic transition in Terrebonne Basin, LA, USA. Journal of Coastal Research 24(6):1545-1554.PDF

Shirley, L.J. and L.L. Battaglia. 2006. Assessing vegetation change in coastal wetland-upland transition zones along the northern Gulf of Mexico using National Wetlands Inventory Data. Wetlands 26(4): 1057- 1070.PDF

Dwire, K.A., S.E. Ryan, L.J. Shirley, D. Lytjen, N. Otting, and M.K. Dixon. 2006. Influence of herbivory on regrowth of riparian shrubs following wildland fire. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 42 (1): 201-212.

Dwire, K.A., S.E. Ryan, L.J. Shirley, D. Lytjen, and N. Otting. 2004. Recovery of riparian shrubs following wildland fire; Influence of herbivory. In: Lowrance, Richard (Editor), Proceedings: AWRA’s 2004 Summer Specialty Conference “Riparian Ecosystems and Buffers: Multi-scale Structure, Function, and Management”, American Water Resources Association, Middleburg, Virginia, TPS-04-2.

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