Publications

  • Synes, N. W., Ponchon, A., Palmer, S. C. F., Osborne, P. E., Bocedi, G., Travis, J. M., Watts, K. (2020). Prioritising conservation actions for biodiversity: Lessening the impact from habitat fragmentation and climate change. Biological Conservation. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2020.108819

  • Davis, F. W., Synes, N. W., Fricker, G. A., McCullough, I. M., Serra-Diaz, J. M., Franklin, J., Flint, A. L. (2019). LiDAR-derived topography and forest structure predict fine-scale variation in daily surface temperatures in oak savanna and conifer forest landscapes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agrformet.2019.02.015

  • Fricker G. A., Synes N. W., Serra-Diaz J. M., North M. P., Davis F. W., Franklin J. (2019). More than climate? Predictors of tree canopy height vary with scale in complex terrain, Sierra Nevada, CA (USA). Forest Ecology and Management, 434, 142-153. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.12.006

  • Synes N. W., Brown C., Palmer S. C. F., Bocedi G., Osborne P. E., Watts K., Franklin J. & Travis J. M. (2018). Coupled land use and ecological models reveal emergence and feedbacks in socio-ecological systems. Ecography, 42, 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.04039


  • Synes N. W., Brown C., Watts K., White S. M., Gilbert M. A., & Travis J. M. (2016). Emerging opportunities for landscape ecological modelling. Current Landscape Ecology Reports, 1(4), 146-167. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40823-016-0016-7

  • Synes N. W., Watts K., Palmer S. C. F., Bocedi G., Bartoń K. A., Osborne P. E. & Travis J. M. (2015). A multi-species modelling approach to examine the impact of alternative climate change adaptation strategies on range shifting ability in a fragmented landscape. Ecological informatics, 30, 222-229. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2015.06.004

  • Moreira F., Leitão P., Synes N. W., Alcazar R., Catry I., Carrapato C., … & Gomes M. (2012). Population trends in the steppe birds of Castro Verde in the period 2006-2011: consequences of a drought event and land use changes? Airo, 22, 79-89. https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/366756

  • Synes N. W. & Osborne P. E. (2011). Choice of predictor variables as a source of uncertainty in continental‐scale species distribution modelling under climate change. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 20(6), 904-914. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00635.x