Publications


REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

(* with graduate/undergraduate students or postdoctoral fellows; # from own graduate research).

152- Taimur, S., Gauthier, M., Salem, A., Martin, C., Potvin, C., Luederitz, C. 2024. Theorizing How the Three Horizons Approach Supports Transformative Learning: Insights from Advancing Climate Action in a Canadian Biosphere Reserve. Ecology and society. (accepted)

151- Blondeel, H., Guillemot, J., Martin-StPaul, N., Druel, A., Bilodeau-Gauthier, S., Bauhus, J., Grossiord, C., Hector, A., Jactel, H., Jensen, J., Messier, C., Muys, B., Serrano-León, H., Auge, H., Barsoum, N., Birhane, E., Bruelheide, H., Cavender-Bares, J., Chu, C., … Baeten, L. 2024. Tree diversity reduces variability in sapling survival under drought. Journal of Ecology. 00, 1–17. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.14294

150- Gray, H.M., Ibáñez, R., Barrios, H., Potvin, C. 2024. Caught on camera: Ocelot, Leopardus pardalis (Mammalia: Felidae) predation on foam nests of Savage’s thin-toed frog, Leptodactylus savagei (Amphibia: Leptodactylidae). Herpetology Notes. Volume 17: 211-215

149- Gray, H.M., Ibáñez, R., Casamá, A., Olea, D., Salazar, I., Potvin, C., Barrios, H. 2024. Estudio de las ranas y sapos de las Tierras Colectivas del Río Balsas, Darién, Panamá. Tecnociencia. Volume 26, num.1 : DOI https://doi.org/10.48204/j.tecno.v26n1.a4647

148- Depauw, L., Lombaerde, E.D., Dhiedt,E., Blondeel, H., Abdala-Roberts, L., Auge, H., Barsoum, N., Bauhus, J., Chu8, C., Damtew, A., Eisenhauer, N., Fagundes, M.V., Ganade, G., Gendreau-Berthiaume, B., Godbold, D., Gravel, D., Guillemot, J., Hajek, P., Hector, A., Hérault, B., Jactel, H., Koricheva, J., Kreft, H., Liu, X., Simone Mereu, S., Messier, C., Muys, B., Nock, C.A., Paquette, A., Parker, J.D., Parker, W.C., Paterno, G.B., Perring, M.P., Ponette, Q., Potvin, C., Reich, P.B., Rewald, B., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schnabel, F., Sousa-Silva, R., Weih, M., Zemp, D.C.,Verheyen, K., Baeten, L. 2024. Enhancing Tree Performance Through Species Mixing: Review of a Quarter-Century TreeDivNet Experiments Revealing Research Gaps and Practical Insights. Current Forestry Report. Volume 10: 1–20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40725-023-00208-y


147- Warner E., Cook-Patton S.C., Lewis O.T., Brown N., Koricheva J., Eisenhauer, N., Ferlian, O., Gravel, D., Hall, J.S., Jactel, H., Mayoral, C., Meredieu, C., Messier, C., Paquette, A., Parker W.C., Potvin, C., Reich, P.B. and Hector, A. 2023. Young mixed planted forests store more carbon than monocultures—a meta-analysis. Frontier in Forest and Global Change. Volume 6 https://doi.org/10.3389/ffgc.2023.1226514.

*146- Luederitz, C., Animesh A., Rohrbacher, K., Li, T., Piper, A., Potvin, C., Etzion, D. 2023. Non-monetary narratives motivate businesses to engage with climate change. Sustainability Science https://doi.org/10.1007/s11625-023-01386-1


145-Kunz, M., Barrios, H., Dan, M., Dogirama, I., Gennaretti, F., Guillemette, M., Koller, A, Madsen, C., Lana, G., Ortega, A., Ortega, M., Paripari, J., Piperno, D., Reich, K.F., Simon, T., Solis, F., Solis, P, Valdes, J., von Oheimb, G., Potvin, C. 2022 Bacurú Drõa: Indigenous Forest Custody as an Effective Climate Change Mitigation Option. A case study from Darién, Panama. Frontiers in Climate, section Climate risk management. Volume 4: https://doi.org/10.3389/fclim.2022.1047832

144- Messier, C., Potvin, C., Muys, B., Brancalion, P., Chazdon, R., Seidl, R. and Bauhus, J. 2022. Warning: Natural and Managed Forests are losing their capacity to mitigate climate change. The Forestry Chronicle 98 (1) https://doi.org/10.5558/tfc2022-007

143- Shinbrot, XA, Holmes, I, Gauthier, M., Tschakert, P, Wilkins, Z, Baragón, L, Opúa, B. and Potvin, C. 2022. Natural and financial impacts of payments for forest carbon offset: A 14 year-long case study in an indigenous community in Panama. Land Use Policy 115, 106047

142- Mueller, S., Mitesser, O., Oschwald, L., Scherer-Lorenzen, M. and Potvin, C. 2022. Temporal Soundscape patterns in a Panamanian tree diversity experiment: Polycultures show an increase in High Frequency Cover., Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, section Population, Community, and Ecosystem Dynamics. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2022.808589

141- Alejo, C., Walker, W. S., Gorelik, S.R., Potvin, C. 2022. Managed Protected Areas conserve aboveground carbon stocks: Implications for REDD+. Frontiers in Forests and Global change 5.

140- Cesarz, S. et al. 2022. Biotic and abiotic drivers of soil microbial functions across tree diversity experiments. Global Ecology and Biogeography 31 (5), 872-885.


139- Al-Traboulsi, M, Wilsey, B. and Potvin C. 2021. The effect of long-term CO2 enrichment on carbon and nitrogen content of roots and soil of natural pastureland. Folia Oecolocica 48: 180-190. doi: 10.2478/foecol-2021-0018

138-Messier, C., Bauhus, J., Sousa-Silva, R., Auge, H., Baeten, L., Barsoum, N., Bruelheide, H., Caldwell, B., Cavender-Bares, J., Dhiedt, E., Eisenhauer, N., Ganade, G., Gravel, D., Guillemot, J., Hall, J.S., Hector, A., Hérault, B., Jactel, H., Koricheva, J., Kreft, H., Mereu, S., Muys, B., Nock, C.A., Paquette, A., Parker, J.D., Perring, M.P., Ponette, Q., Potvin, C., Reich, P.B., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Schnabel, F., Verheyen, K., Weih, M., Wollni, M., Zemp, D.C. 2021. For the sake of resilience and multifunctionlity, let’s diversify planted forests. Conservation Letters. doi/epdf/10.1111/conl.12829

137-Alejo Monroy, C. E.*, Chris Meyer C., Wayne S. Walker W.S., Gorelik S.R., Josse C., Aragon-Osejo J.L., Rios S., Augusto C., Llanos A., Coomes O.T., Potvin C. 2021. Are indigenous territories effective natural climate solutions? A neotropical analysis using matching methods and geographic discontinuity designs. PLOS One 16(7):e0245110. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245110

136- Madsen, C*., Kunz, M., von Oheimb, G., Hall, J., Sinacore, K., Turner, B.L., Potvin, C. 2021. Influence of Neighbourhoods on the Extent and Compactness of Tropical Tree Crowns and Root Systems. Trees. 1-14

135- Duarte, M., Moral, R., Guillemot, J., Isaac Ferreira Zuim, C., Potvin, C., Bonat, W. H., Stape, J. L., Brancalion, P. 2021. High tree diversity enhances light interception in tropical forests. Journal of Ecology https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13669.

134- Proß, T., Bruelheide, H., Potvin, C., Sporbert, M., Trogisch, S., Haider, S. 2021. Drivers of within-tree leaf trait variation in a tropical planted forest varying in tree species richness. Basic and Applied Ecology 50: 203-216.


133- Guillemot, J., Kunz, M., Schnabel, F. , Fichtner, A., Madsen, C., Gebauer, T., Härdtle, W, von Oheimb, G., Potvin, C. 2020. Neighbourhood-mediated shifts in tree biomass allocation drive overyielding in tropical species mixtures. New Phytologist. 228(4): 1256-1268.

132- Kattge, J, Bönisch, G, Díaz, S, et al. TRY plant trait database – enhanced coverage and open access. Glob Change Biol. 2020; 26: 119– 188. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14904

* 131- Madsen, C., Potvin, C., Hall, J., Sinacore, K., Schnabel, F., Turner, B. 2020. Coarse Root Architecture: Neighbourhood and Environmental Effects on Five Tropical Tree Species Growing in Mixtures and Monocultures. Forest Ecology and Management 460: 117851.


130- Schnabel, F., Schwarz, J., Dănescu, A., Fichtner, A., Nock, C.A., Bauhus, J., Potvin, C. 2019. Drivers of productivity and its temporal stability in a tropical tree diversity experiment. Global Change Biology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.14792.

* 129- Mateo-Vega, J., Arroyo-Mora, J.P., and Potvin, C. 2019. Tree aboveground biomass and species richness of the mature tropical forests of Darien, Panama, and their role in global climate change mitigation and biodiversity conservation. Conservation Science and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1111/csp2.42

128- Kunert, N., El-Madany, T.S., Aparecido, L.M.T., Wolf, S. and Potvin, C. 2019. Understanding the controls over Forest carbon use efficiency on small spatial scales: Effects of Forest disturbance on tree diversity. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 269-270: 136-144.

127- Pelletier, J., Gelinas, N. and Potvin, C. 2019. Indigenous perspective to inform rights-based conservation in a protected area of Panama. Land Use Policy 83: 297-307.


126- Creed, I., Serran, J. Sharma, D. and Potvin, C. 2018. Reimagining energy in the Canadian boreal zone: Policy needs to facilitate a successful transition to a low carbon future. Environmental Reviews. 27(3): 393-406.

*125- Hutchison, C., Gravel, D., Guichard, F and Potvin, C. 2018. Effect of diversity on growth, mortality, and loss of resilience to extreme climate events in a tropical planted forest experiment. Scientific Reports 8: 15443.

*124- Mateo-Vega, J., Spalding A., Hicke, G., Potvin, C. 2018. Deforestation, territorial conflicts, and pluralism in the forests of eastern Panama: A place for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+)? Case Studies in Environment. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/cse.2017.000562.

123- Moore, T., Abraham, M, Kalacska, M., Murphy, M.T., Potvin, C. 2018. Changes from pasture to a native tree plantation affect soil organic matter in a tropical soil, Panamá. Plant and Soil 425(1–2): 1–11.


*122- Vergara-Asenjo, G., Mateo-Vega, J., Alvarado, A. and Potvin, C. 2017. A participatory approach to elucidate the consequences on REDD+ initiatives: A case study with indigenous communities in Panama. PLoS ONE. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189463.

121- Sinacore, K., Hall, J.S., Potvin, C., Royo, A.A., Ducey, M.J. and Ashton, M.A. Unearthing the hidden world of roots: root biomass and architecture differ among species within the same guild. 2017. PLoS ONE 12(10): e0185934.

120- N. Guerrero Ramírez, D. Craven, P. Reich, J. Ewel, F. Isbell, J. Koricheva, J. Parrotta, H. Auge, H. Erickson, D. Forrester, A. Hector, J. Joshi, F. Montagnini, C. Palmborg, D. Piotto, C. Potvin, C. Roscher, J. van Ruijven, D. Tilman, B. Wilsey, and N. Eisenhauer. Diversity-dependent temporal divergence of ecosystem functioning in experimental ecosystems. 2017. Nature Ecology & Evolution 1: 1639–1642.

*119- Ross, D.A., Guzmán, H.M., Van Hinsberg, V.J. and Potvin, C. 2017. A review of toxic metal contamination in marine turtle tissues and its implications for human health. Regional Studies in Marine Science 15: 1-9.

*118- Holmes, I., Potvin, C. and Coomes, O.T. 2017. .Early REDD+ implementation: the journey of an indigenous community in eastern Panama. FORESTS 8: 67.

*117- Guillemette, M., Potvin, C., Martinez, L., Pacheco, B., Caño, D., Pérez, I. 2017. Building a Common Description of Land Cover in a Tropical Watershed Plagued with Intercultural Conflicts: The Value of Participatory 3D Modelling. FACETS 2: 195–211.

116- Potvin, C. and Sustainable Canada Dialogues. 2017. Stimulating a Canadian Narrative for Climate. FACETS 2: 131–149.

*115- Mateo-Vega, J, Potvin, C. 2017. Full and effective participation of indigenous peoples in forest monitoring for REDD+: Trial in Panama’s Darien. Ecosphere 8 e01635.


*114- Holmes, I., Kirby, K. and Potvin, C. 2016. Agroforestry within REDD+: Experiences of an indigenous Emberá community in Panama. Agroforestry Systems https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-016-0003-3

*113- Sharma, D., Holmes, I., Vergara Asenjo, G., Miller, W.N., Cunampio, M., Cunampio, R.B., Cunampio, M.B. and Potvin, C. 2016. A Comparison of Influences on the Landscape of Two Social-Ecological Systems. Land Use Policy 57: 499-513.

*112- Cameron, L., Sheppard, S. and Potvin, C. 2016. Characterizing desired futures of Canadian communities. FUTURES 82: 37-51.

*111- Sardain, A., Tang, C. and Potvin, C. Towards a Dashboard of Sustainability Indicators for Panama: A Participatory Approach Ecological Indicators. Ecological Indicators 70 (SI): 545-556.

*110- Ross, D.A., Guzmán, H.M., Van Hinsberg, V.J. and Potvin, C. 2016. Metal contents of marine turtle eggs (Chelonia mydas; Lepidochelys olivacea) from the tropical eastern pacific and the implications for human health, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B, 51(10), 675-687

109- Guerrero, N., Craven D., Turner, B., Potvin, C., Messier, C. and Handa T. 2016. Root quality and decomposition environment, but not tree species richness, drive root decomposition in tropical forests. Plant and soil. Plant & Soil, 404(1): 125-139.

108- Verheyen, K. et al. 2016. Contributions of a global network of tree diversity experiments to sustainable forest plantations. Ambio 45(1): 29-41.


*107– Sharma, D., Holmes, I., Vergara-Asenjo, G., Miller, W.N., Cunampio, R.B., Cunampio, M., Cunampio, M.B., and Potvin, C. 2015. Genesis of an indigenous social-ecological landscape in eastern Panama. Ecology & Society 20(4):37.

106- Salisbury, C and Potvin, C. 2015. Does Tree Species Composition Affect Productivity in a Tropical Planted Forest? Biotropica 47: 559-568.

105- Galicia, L, Messier, C, and Potvin, C. 2015. Maintaining the high diversity of pine and oak species in Mexican temperate forests: A new management approach combining functional zoning and ecosystem adaptability. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45(10): 1358-1368.

104- Paine, C.E. et al. 2015. Globally functional traits are weak predictors of juvenile tree growth and we do not know why. Journal of Ecology 103: 978-989.

103- Falster, DS, et al. BADD: a biomass and allometry database for woody plants. Ecology 2015 96 (5): 1445.

*102- Pelletier, J., Bush, J., Potvin, C. 2015. Addressing uncertainty upstream or downstream of accounting for emissions reductions from deforestation and forest degradation. Climatic Change 130: 635-648.

*101- Vergara-Asenjo, G., Sharma, D. and Potvin, C. 2015. Engaging stakeholders: Assessing accuracy of participatory mapping of land cover in Panama. Conservation Letters. doi: 10.1111/conl.12161


*100- Vergara-Asenjo, G. and Potvin, C. 2014. Forest protection and tenure status: the key role of Indigenous Peoples and protected areas in Panama. Global Environmental Change 28: 2015-215.

*99- Amado, A., Peterson St-Laurent G., Potvin C., Llapur, R. 2014. Modelo para su resolución en preparación para la protección de bosques. Panamá. in Experiencias Latinoamericanas en el Abordaje de Conflictos. Ed. Alicia Pfund. Universidad por la Paz. San Jose, Costa rica. ISBN 978-9977-925-84-4

*98- Holmes I. and Potvin, C. 2014. Avoiding Re-Inventing the Wheel in a People-Centered Approach to REDD+. Conservation Biology 28(50): 1380-1393.

*97 - Sapijanskas, J., A. Paquette, Potvin, C., N. Kunert and Loreau, M. 2014. Tropical tree diversity enhances light capture through crown plasticity and spatial and temporal niche differences. Ecology 95 (9): 2479-2492.


*96- Pelletier, J, Martin, D. and Potvin, C., 2013. REDD+ emissions estimation and reporting: dealing with uncertainty. Environmental Research Letters: 8(3): Article number 034009.

95- Asner, G.P., Mascaro, J., Anderson, C., Kennedy-Bowdoin, T., Knapp, D.E., Martin, R.E., van Breugel, M., Davies, S., Hall, J., Muller-Landau, H., Potvin, C., Sousa, W., Wright, J., and Bermingham, E., 2013. High-fidelity national carbon mapping for resource management and REDD+. Carbon Balance and Management 8(7): 1-14.

94- Sprenger, M., Oelmann, Y., Weihermüller, L., Wolf, S., Wilcke, W. and Potvin, C. 2013 Tree species and tree diversity effect on soil water seepage in tropical plantations. Forest ecology and Management 309 (Special Issue): 76-86.

*93- Peterson St-Laurent, G., Gélinas, N. and Potvin, C. 2013. Diversity of Perceptions on REDD+ implementation at the agriculture frontier. International Journal of Forestry Research vol. 2013, Article ID 657846, 16 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/657846

*92- Potvin, C. and Mateo-Vega J. 2013. Panama; Curb indigenous fear of REDD+. Nature 500: Issue 7463: 400.

91- Riedel, J., Dorn, S., Plath, M., Potvin, C., and Mody, K. 2013. Time matters: temporally changing effects of planting schemes and insecticide treatment on native timber tree performance on former pasture. Forest Ecology and Management 297: 49-56.

*90- Sapijanskas, J., Potvin, C. and Loreau, M. 2013. Beyond shading: litter production by neighbors contributes to over yielding in tropical trees. Ecology 94: 941-952.

*89- Peterson St-Laurent, G., Gélinas, N. and Potvin, C. 2013. REDD+ and the Agriculture Frontier: Understanding Colonist’s Utilization of the Territory. Land Use Policy 31(SI): 516-525.


*88- Pelletier, J., Codjia, C., Potvin, C. 2012. Traditional shifting agriculture: tracking forest carbon stock and biodiversity through time in western Panama. Global Change Biology 18: 3581-3595.

87- Kunert, N., Schwendenmann, L., Potvin, C., and D. Hölscher. 2012. Tree diversity enhances tree transpiration in a Panamanian forest plantation. Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 135-144.

86- Pelletier, J., Kirby, K. and Potvin, C. 2012. Significance of Carbon Stock Uncertainties on Emissions Reductions from Deforestation and forest Degradation in Developing Countries. Forest Policy and Economics 24: 3-11.


*85- Pelletier, J., N. Ramankutty, and C. Potvin. 2011. Diagnosing the uncertainty and detectability of emission reductions for REDD + under current capabilities: an example for Panama. Environmental Research Letters 6:024005.

84- Wolf, S., Werner, E., Potvin, C., Buchmann, N. Carbon 2011. Sequestration potential of tropical afforestation compared to pasture in Panama. Global Change Biology 17: 2763–2780.

83- Wolf, S., Werner, E., Potvin, C., Buchmann, N. 2011. Strong seasonal variations in net ecosystem CO2 exchange of a tropical pasture and afforestation in Panama Agricultural and Forest Meteorology 151(8): 1139-1151

82- Potvin, C., Mancilla, L., Buchmann, N., Monteza, J., Moore, T., Murphy, M., Oelmann, Y., Scherer-Lorenzen, M., Turner, B.L., Wilcke, W., Zeugin, F., Wolf, S. 2011. An ecosystem approach to biodiversity effects: Carbon pools in a tropical tree plantation. Forest Ecology and Management 261: 1614–1624.

81- Plath, M., Mody, K., Potvin, C. and Dorn, S. 2011. Establishment of native tropical timber trees in monoculture and mixed-species plantations: Small-scale effects on tree performance and insect herbivory. Forest Ecology and Management 261(3): 741-750.

80- Ruiz-Jaen, MC and C. Potvin. 2011. Can we predict carbon stocks in tropical ecosystems from tree diversity? Comparing species and functional diversity in a mixed species plantations and a natural forests. New Phytologist189(4): 978-987

79- Plath M., Moody, K., Potvin, C. and Dorn, S. 2011. Do multipurpose companion trees affect high value timber trees in a silvopastoral plantation system? Agroforestry Systems 81:79–92.


*78- Isenberg, J. and Potvin, C. 2010. Financing REDD in Developing Countries: A Supply and Demand Analysis. Climate Policy 10: 216-231. 2011 Schlamadinger Prize.

77- Zeugin, F, Potvin, C, Jansa, J and Scherer-Lorenzen, M. 2010. Is tree diversity an important driver for phosphorus and nitrogen acquisition of a young tropical plantation? Forest Ecology and Management 260(9): 1424-1433.

*76- Ruiz-Jaen, MC and C. Potvin. 2010. Tree diversity explained patterns of variation in ecosystem function in a neotropical forest. Biotropica 42(6): 638-646.

75- Oelmann, Y., Potvin, C., Mark, T., Werther, L., Tapernon, S. and, Wilcke, W. 2010 Tree mixture effects on aboveground nutrient pools of trees in an experimental plantation in Panama. Plant and Soil 326 Sp. Iss. SI: 199-212.

*74- Sarlo, M, Healy, C and Potvin, C. 2010. Tropical tree plantations with native species: linking carbon storage with concerns for biodiversity in. Dallmeier, F., A. Fenech, D. Maciver, and R. Szaro (ed.) Climate Change, Biodiversity, and Sustainability in the Americas. A Smithsonian Contribution to Knowledge. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, Washington, D.C. p. 103-122.


*73- Oestreicher, J.S., Benessaiah, K., Ruiz-Jaen, M.C., Sloan, S., Turner, K., Pelletier, K., Guay, B., Clark, K.E., Roche, D.E., Meiners, M., and C. Potvin. 2009. Avoiding deforestation in Panamanian protected areas: An analysis of protection effectiveness and implications for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation. Global Environmental Change 19: 279-291.

*72- Paquette, A., Hawryshyn, J., Vyta Senikas, A. and Potvin, C. 2009. Enrichment Planting in Secondary Forests: a Promising Clean Development Mechanism to Increase Terrestrial Carbon Sinks. Ecology and Society 14 (1) : 31. [online] http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol14/iss1/art31/

71- Potvin, C. and Dutilleul, P. 2009. Neighborhood effects and size-asymmetric competition in a tree plantation varying in diversity. Ecology 90: 321-327.


70- Potvin, C. and Bovarnick, A. 2008. Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation in developing countries: Key actors, negotiations and actions. Carbon and Climate Law Review Special Edition: Climate Policy, Carbon Markets and Forestry, Legal Essays {online} http://www.lexxion.eu/cclr/current_issue.php.

*69- Healy, C., Gotelli, N. and Potvin, C. 2008. Partitioning the effects of biodiversity and environmental heterogeneity for productivity and mortality in a tropical tree plantation. Journal of Ecology 96: 903-913.

*68- Coll, L., Potvin, C., Messier, C. and Delagrange, S. 2008. Carbon storage, allocation patterns and root architecture of tropical trees with contrasting shade tolerance in young mixed plantations. Trees - Structure and Function 22: 585-596.

*67- Murphy, M., Balser, T., Buchmann, N., Hann, V. and Potvin, C. 2008 Linking tree biodiversity to belowground process in a young tropical plantation: impacts on soil CO2 flux. Forest Ecology and Management 255: 2577-2588.

*66- Delagrange, S., Coll, L, Messier, Ch, and Potvin, C. 2008. Linking multiple-level tree traits with biomass accumulation in native tree species used for reforestation in Panama. Trees - Structure and Function 22: 337-349.

*65- Potvin, C., Guay, B. and Pedroni, L. 2008. Implementing the mechanisms proposed to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation: A case study with Panama. Climate Policy 8: 23-40.

64- Potvin, C. and Gotelli, N. 2008. Biodiversity enhances individual performance but does not affect survivorship in tropical trees. Ecology Letters 11: 217–223.

63- Coomes, O.T., Grimard, F., Potvin, C. and Sima, P. 2008. The fate of tropical forest: carbon or cattle? Ecological Economics 65: 207-212.


62- Scherer-Lorensen, M, Bonilla, J.L. and Potvin, C. 2007. Tree species richness affects litter production and decomposition dynamics in a tropical biodiversity experiment. Oikos 116: 2108-2124.

61- Potvin, C., Coomes, OT and Grimard, F. 2007. Will RED work where it should? Science July 10th 2007. http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/eletters/316/5827/985

*60- Kirby, KR and Potvin, C. 2007. Species-level management in carbon sink projects: a case study from an Embera territory in eastern Panama. Forest Ecology and Management 246: 208-221. “Top-50 most cited 2007-2010”.

*59- Potvin, C, Tschakert, P, Lebel, F, Kirby, K, Barrios, H, Bocariza J, Caisamo, J, Caisama, L, Cansari, C, Casamá, J, Casamá, M, Chamorra, L, Dumasa, N, Goldenberg, S, Guainora, V, Hayes, P, Moore, T1 and Ruíz, J. 2007. A participatory approach to the establishment of a baseline scenario for a reforestation CDM project. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 12(8): 1341-1362.

58- Schwendenmann L., Pendall, E. and Potvin, C. Surface soil organic carbon pool, mineralization rates and CO2 efflux under different land-use types in Central Panama. 2007. In: Tscharntke T, Leuschner Ch, Guhardja E, Zeller M (eds.) “The stability of tropical rainforest margins: linking ecological, economic and social constraints of land use and conservation.” Series: Environmental Science. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York. p. 109-131.

*57- Tschakert, P., Coomes O., and Potvin C. 2007. Indigenous livelihoods, slash-and-burn-agriculture and carbon stocks in Eastern Panama. Ecological Economics. 60: 807-820.

56- Potvin, C., Chapin III, FS, Gonzales, A., Leadley, P., Reich, P. and Roy, J. 2007. Plant biodiversity and responses to elevated carbon dioxide. In: Canadell, J., Pataki, D. and Pitelka, L. (eds). “Terrestrial Ecosystems in a changing world.” Spinger-Verlag. p. 103-111.


*55- Potvin, C., Barrios, H., Molina, N. and Provost, M. 2005. Conservation of indigenous medicinal plants and associated knowledge: a case study from the Embera community of Ipeti, Panama. In Proceedings of the International Symposium Biodiversity and health (eds Arnason, J.T., Catling, P.M., Small, E., Dang, P.T. and Lambert, J.D.H.) CNR press pp 25-31.

*54- Potvin, C., C. Owen, S. Melzi and P. Beaucage. 2005. Ecological and socioeconomic analyses of four coffee producing villages of Mexico. Ecology and Society 10 (1): 18. [online] URL: http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/vol10/iss1/art18/

53- Scherer-Lorenzen, M.; Potvin, C.; Koricheva, J.; Schmid, B.; Hector, A.; Bornik, Z.; Reynolds, G.; Schulze, E.-D. 2005. "The design of experimental tree plantations for functional biodiversity research" . In: Scherer-Lorenzen, M.; Kvrner, C.; Schulze, E.-D.: "The functional significance of forest diversity". Ecological Studies. Vol. 176. Springer, Heidelberg, New York. P. 347-376.


52- Potvin, C., Whidden, E. and Moore, T. 2004. A case study of carbon pools under three different land-uses in Panama. Climatic Change 67: 291-307.

*51- Dalle, S.P. and Potvin, C. 2004. Conservation of useful plants: an evaluation of local priorities from two indigenous communities in eastern Panama. Economic Botany 58(1): 38-57


*50- Potvin, C., R. Cansari, J. Hutton, I. Caisamo and B. Pacheco. 2003. Preparation for propagation: Understanding germination of Giwa (Astrocaryum standleyanum), wagara (Sabal mauritiiformis) and eba (Socratea exorrhiza) for future cultivation. Biodiversity and Conservation 12(11): 2161-2171.

*49- Elias, M. and Potvin, C. 2003. Assessing intra- and inter-specific variation in trunk carbon concentration for 32 neotropical tree species. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 33:1039-1045.

*48- Kraenzel, M.B., T. Moore, A. Castillo and C. Potvin. 2003. Carbon Storage of Harvest-AgeTeak (Tectona grandis) Plantations, Panama. Forest Ecology and Management 173: 213-225.


*47- Wilsey, B., G. Parent, N. Roulet, T. Moore and C. Potvin. 2002. Tropical pasture carbon cycling: relationships between C source/sink strength, aboveground biomass, and grazing. Ecology Letters 5(3): 367-376.

*46- Dalle, S.P., H. Lopez, D. Diaz, P. Legendre and C. Potvin. 2002. Initial assessment of the distribution and habitat associations of useful plants on an indigenous territory, Darien Province, Panama. Biodiversity and Conservation. 11(4): 637-667

*45- Potvin, C., Patenaude, G., O'Badaki, K., Hutton, J. and Revérét J.-P. 2002 Implementation of article 8j of the Convention of Biological Diversity: Cultural differences, and conservation priorities. In P. Le Prestre (ed) Governing Global Biodiversity: The Evolution and Implementation of the CBD. Ashgate Pub. U.K. p. 159-176.


44- Potvin, C. ANOVA: Experiments layout and analysis. 2001 in (S. Scheiner and J. Gurevitch). Design and analysis of ecological experiments. Oxford University Press. Pp. 63-76.


*43- Filion, M., P. Dutilleul, C. Potvin. 2000 Optimal design for FACE ring experiments. Global Change Biology 6: 843-854.

*42- Ellis, A., S. Hubbell and C. Potvin. 2000. A physiological basis for the ecological grouping of 21 species of neo-tropical trees. Canadian Journal of Botany 78: 1336-1347.

*41- Wilsey, B.J. and C. Potvin. 2000. Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning: the importance of species evenness and identity in a Quebec old field. Ecology 81:887-892.

40- Potvin, C. 1997. La biodiversité pour le biologiste: "protéger" ou "conserver" la nature? in M.-H. Parizeau, editor. La biodiversité. Tout préserver ou tout cultiver? p. 37-46. De Boeck Université.

*39- Vasseur, L. and C. Potvin. 1997. Natural pasture community response to enriched CO2 atmosphere. Plant Ecology 135: 31-41.

*38- Taylor, K. and C. Potvin. 1997. Understanding the long-term effect of CO2 enrichment on a pasture: the importance of disturbance. Canadian Journal of Botany 75: 1621-1627.

*37- Cantin, D., C. Potvin, M.J. Lechowicz and M.F. Tremblay. 1997 Jack pine in the year 2050: Genetic variability, physiology and biomass allocation. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 27: 510-520.

*36- Potvin, C. and L. Vasseur. 1997. Long-term CO2 enrichment of a pasture community: Species diversity and dominance pattern. Ecology 78: 666-667.

*35- Potvin, C. and D. Tousignant. 1997. Evolutionary consequences of simulated global change: Genetic versus plastic responses. Oecologia 108: 683-693.


*34- Stewart, J. and C. Potvin. 1996. Effects of elevated CO2 on an artificial grassland community: Competition, invasion and neighbourhood growth. Functional Ecology 10: 157-166.

*33- Tousignant, D. and C. Potvin. 1996. Selective responses to global change: Experimental results on Brassica juncea(L.) Czern. in Ch. Körner and F.A. Bazzaz, editors. Carbon dioxide, populations and communities. Physiological Ecology Series, Academic Press, San Diego, p. 23-30.


*32- Wang, Z.M., M.J. Lechowicz and C. Potvin. 1995. Responses of black spruce seedlings to simulated present versus future seedbed environments. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 25: 545-554.

31- Dutilleul, P. and C. Potvin. 1995. Among-environment heteroscedasticity and genetic autocorrelation: Implications for the study of phenotypic plasticity. Genetics 139: 1815-1829.


*30- Wang, Z.M., M.J. Lechowicz and C. Potvin. 1994. Early selection of black spruce seedlings and global change: Which genotypes should we favor? Ecological Applications 4: 604-616


*29- Charest, C. and C. Potvin. 1993. Maternally-induced modification of progeny phenotypes in the C4 weed Echinochloa crus-galli: An analysis of seed constituents and performance. Oecologia: 93: 383-388.

28- Potvin, C. and D. Roff. 1993. Distribution-free methods: Viable alternatives to parametric statistics. Ecology: 74: 17-28.

27- Potvin, C. and J. Travis. 1993. Concluding remarks: A drop in the ocean... Ecology: 74: 1674-1676.

26- Matson, P., Travis, J. and Potvin, C. 1993. Statistical methods –An upgrade for Ecologists. Ecology 74: 1615-1616.

25- Potvin, C. 1993 Interactive effect of CO2 and temperature on plant growth and physiology. Pages 39-53 in R.G. Alscher and A.R. Wellburn, editors. Plant Responses to the Gaseous Environment. Chapman and Hall.

24- Potvin, C. 1993. ANOVA: Experiments in controlled environments. Pages 46-68 in S. Scheiner and J. Gurrevitch, editors. Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments. Chapman and Hall.

23- Potvin, C. 1993. Correlated increases in CO2 and temperature from the plant's viewpoint. Pages 312-315 inMcGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology. McGraw-Hill, Inc.


22- Potvin, C. 1991. Temperature-induced variation in reproductive success: Field and control experiments with the C4 grass Echinochloa crus-galli. Canadian Journal of Botany 69: 1577-1582.

*21- Potvin, C. and C. Charest. 1991. Environmental control of seed weight and quality in the C4 weed Echinochloacrus-galli. I. Maternal effects of temperature on metabolism. Ecology 72: 1973-1979.


20- Potvin, C., M.J. Lechowicz and S. Tardif. 1990. The statistical analysis of ecophysiological response curves obtained from experiments involving repeated measures. Ecology 71: 1389-1400.

19- Potvin, C. and J.-P. Simon. 1990. The evolution of cold temperature adaptation among populations of a widely distributed C4 weed: Barnyard grass. Evolutionary Trends in Plants 3: 98-104.

18- Potvin, C., M.J. Lechowicz, G. Bell and D. Schoen. 1990. Spatial, temporal and species-specific patterns of heterogeneity in growth chamber experiments. Canadian Journal of Botany 68: 499-504.


17- Simon, J.-P., C. Potvin and B.R. Strain. 1989. Effects of temperature and CO2 enrichment on kinetic properties of NADP+-malate dehydrogenase in two ecotypes of Barnyard grass (Echinochloa crus-galli) from contrasting climates. Oecologia 81:138-144.


16- Potvin, C. and S. Tardif. 1988. Sources of variability and experimental designs in growth chambers. Functional Ecology 2: 123-130.


15- Potvin, C. 1987 Differences between the effects of partial and whole plant chilling on carbon translocation of a C4 grass. Plant, Cell and Environment 11: 51-55.

14- Potvin, C. 1987. Differences in photosynthetic characteristics among northern and southern C4 plants. Physiologia Plantarum 69: 659-664.


13- Potvin, C. 1986. Biomass allocation and phenological differences among southern and northern populations of the C4 grass Echinochloa crus-galli. Journal of Ecology 74: 915-924.

12- Potvin, C., J.-P. Simon and B.R. Strain. 1986. Effect of low temperature on the photosynthetic metabolism of the C4 grass Echinochloa crus-galli. Oecologia 69: 499-506.


11- Potvin, C., B.R. Strain and J.D. Goeschl. 1985. Low night temperature effect on photosynthate translocation of two C4 grasses. Oecologia 67: 305-309.

10- Potvin, C. 1985. Effect of leaf detachment on chlorophyll fluorescence during chilling experiments. Plant Physiology 78: 883-886.

9- Potvin, C. 1985. Amelioration of chilling effects by CO2 enrichment. Physiologie végétale 23: 345-352.

8- Potvin, C. and B.R. Strain. 1985. Effects of CO2 enrichment and temperature on growth in two C4 weeds, Echinochloa crus-galli and Eleusine indica. Canadian Journal of Botany 63: 1495-1499.

7- Potvin, C. and B.R. Strain. 1985. Photosynthetic response to growth temperature and CO2 enrichment in two species of C4 grasses. Canadian Journal of Botany 63: 483-487.


6- Potvin, C., J.D. Goeschl and B.R. Strain. 1984. Effects of temperature and CO2 enrichment on carbon translocation of plants of the C4 species Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) Beauv. from cool and warm environments. Plant Physiology 75: 1054-1057.

5- Simon, J.-P., C. Potvin and B.R. Strain. 1984. Effects of temperature and CO2 enrichment on kinetic properties of phospho-enol-pyruvate carboxylase in two ecotypes of Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) Beauv., a C4 weed grass species. Oecologia 63: 145-153.


4- Potvin, C., Y. Bergeron and J.-P. Simon. 1983. A numerical taxonomic study of selected Citrus species (Rutaceae) based on biochemical characters. Systematic Botany 8: 127-133.

3- Potvin, C., J.-P. Simon and M.-H. Blanchard. 1983. Thermal properties of NAD malate dehydrogenase and glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase in two genotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana (Cruciferae) from contrasting environments. Plant Science Letters 31: 35-47.

2- Simon, J.-P., C. Potvin and M.-H. Blanchard. 1983. Thermal adaptation and acclimation of higher plants at the enzyme level: kinetic properties of NAD malate dehydrogenase and glutamate oxaloacetate transaminase in two genotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana (Brassiceae). Oecologia 60: 143-148.

1- Potvin, C., M.-H. Blanchard and J.-P. Simon. 1981. Thermal adaptation and acclimation of two genotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. (Cruciferae): Morphology, growth rates and kinetic properties of malate dehydrogenase and glutamic oxaloacetate transaminase. Arabidopsis Info. Service 18: 100-114.


BOOKS-edited:

Potvin, C. (guest editor). 2015. Canada’s Map to Sustainability 41.1. Alternatives Journal, Canada.

Potvin, C., M. Kraenzel and G. Seutin (eds). 2001. Roles and Responsibility in the protection of biodiversity. McGill Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, London, Ithaca. pp. 151.


Cantin, D. and C. Potvin (eds). 1996. La Conservation des forêts québécoises: Un défi pour l'an 2000. Presses de l'Université Laval, Québec. pp. 158.


ARTICLES IN OTHER JOURNALS:

Potvin, C. (Potvin, C. and Richards, N.) Let’s talk about Canada’s future. Alternatives Journal, 41:1 Canada’s Map to Sustainability, 2015. http://www.alternativesjournal.ca/energy-and-resources/lets-talk

Potvin, C. and 70 co-authors. Excerpt from “Acting on Climate Change: Solutions by Canadian Scholars”. Journal of Environmental Investing, Issue 1, 2015.
http://www.thejei.com/excerpt-from-acting-on-climate-change-solutions-by-canadian-scholars/


Potvin, C. & Barrios, H. (2004): Conservation of medicinal plants in an Emberá community of Panama: property rights and knowledge transmission. - Medicinal Plant Conservation 9/10: 14-18.


Potvin, C., Réveret, J.-P. and Patenaude, G. 2003. Conservation efforts must embrace indigenous knowledge Science and Development Network, 04 December 2003. SciDev.net


Potvin, C. 2000: L’odyssée de l’espèce. Quatre-Temps. January 2000


Revéret, J.-P. et C. Potvin. 1997. La perte de biodiversité et les autres changements planétaires: Systèmes naturels et systèmes de gestion. Ecodécision 23: 31-34.


Potvin, C. and the "Groupe Marguerite". La Biodiversité: Perspectives multidisciplinaires. Interface, Novembre 1996


PUBLICATIONS RESULTING FROM WORK SUPERVISED:

Wright, S.J., K. Kitajima, N.J.B. Kraft, P.B. Reich, I.J. Wright, D.E. Bunker, R. Condit, J. W. Dalling, S.J. Davies, S. Diaz, B.M.J. Engelbrecht, K.E. Harms, S.P. Hubbell, C.O. Marks, M.C. Ruiz-Jaen, C.M. Salvador, A.E. Zanne. 2010. Functional traits and the growth-mortality tradeoff in tropical trees. Ecology 91: 3664-3674


Hooper, E.R., Legendre, P. and Condir, R. 2004. Factors affecting community composition of forest regeneration in deforested, abandoned land in Panama. Ecology 85: 3313-3326.


Lopez H, Dalle S and Potvin C. (2002) El desarrollo sostenible en la Comarca Kuna de Wargandi, Darien [Sustainable development in the Kuna Comarca of Wargandi, Darien]. In: Heckadon-Moreno S, (ed.) Panamá: Puente Biológico de las Américas. Imprelibros, Cali, Colombia

Hooper, E., R. Condit and P. Legendre. 2002. Responses of 20 native tree species to reforestation strategies for abandoned farmland in Panama. Ecol. Appl. 12: 1626-1641.


Jablonski, L.M. 1997. Response of vegetative and reproductive traits to elevated CO2 and nitrogen in Raphanus varieties. Can. J. Bot. 75:5333-545.


REPORTS:

Potvin, C., Sharma, D., Williams, S., Ashley, B., Hall, M., Hoffmann, M., McVey, I., Meadowcroft, J., Morency, C.,Robinson, J., Rosenbloom, D., Sheppard, S., Vasseur, L. and Wielinski, G. 2018. A Framework To Evaluate Low-Carbon Energy Transition Learning Projects. Sustainable Canada Dialogues. Internal Report submitted to Natural Resources Canada.

Potvin, C., Burch, S., Layzell, D., Meadowcroft, J., Mousseau, N., Dale, A., Henriques, I., Margolis, L., Matthews, H. D., Paquin, D., Ramos, H., Sharma, D., Sheppard, S., Slawinski, N., and 57 co-authors. 2017. Re-Energizing Canada: Pathways to a Low-Carbon Future. Sustainable Canada Dialogues.

Potvin, C., S. Aitken, F. Anctil, E. Bennett, F. Berkes, S. Bernstein, N. Bleau, B. Brown, S. Burch, J. Byrne, I. Creed, A. Cunsolo, A. Dale, D. de Lange, B. Dyck, M. Entz, J. Etcheverry, A. Fenech, L. Fraser, I. Henriques, A. Heyland, G. Hoberg, M Hoffmann, M. Holden, G. Huang, A. Jacob, S. Jodoin, A. Kemper, M. Lucotte, R. Matthews, L. Margolis, D.H. Matthews, I. Mauro, J. McDonnell, J. Meadowcroft, C. Messier, M. Mkandawire, C. Morency, N. Mousseau, K. Oakes, S. Otto, P. Palmater, T.S. Palmer, D. Paquin, A. Perl, A. Potvin, C. Raudsepp-Hearne, H. Ramos, J. Robinson, S. Sheppard, S. Simard, B. Sinclair, N. Slawinski, M. Stoddart, S. Sylvester, M.-A. Villard, C. Villeneuve, & S. Wesche. 2016. Rating Canada's Climate Policy: Sustainable Canada Dialogues reports on 2016 Progress. Sustainable Canada Dialogues.

Richards, N., Stoddart, M., Cunsolo Wilcox, A., Potvin, C. and the SCD visioning team. 2015. Imagining Canada: An exploration of desired futures from a country-wide visioning approach. In Acting on Climate Change: Extending the Dialogue Among Canadians. Edited by D. Sharma and C. Potvin. Sustainable Canada Dialogues, Montreal, Quebec. Pages 155–163.

Sharma, D. and C. Potvin (eds). 2015. Acting on Climate Change: Extending the Dialogue Among Canadians. Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy.

Potvin, C. and 70 co-authors. 2015. Acting on Climate Change: Solutions from Canadian Scholars. Trottier Institute for Science and Public Policy.


Tardif, S. and C. Potvin. 1986. Experimental design in growth chambers. Rapport de recherche. Département de mathématiques et statistique. Université de Montréal.

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