Duncan Golicher

Dr Duncan Golicher

  • dgolicher at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Senior Lecturer in Geoinformatics
  • Christchurch House C218a, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Journal Articles

  • Pedreschi, D., Cantarello, E., Diaz, A., Golicher, D., Korstjens, A.H., Gillingham, P., Hardouin, E.A., Stewart, J.R. et al., 2019. Challenging the European southern refugium hypothesis: Species-specific structures versus general patterns of genetic diversity and differentiation among small mammals. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28 (2), 262-274.
  • Vaca, R.A. and Golicher, D.J., 2016. Integration of water balance in species distribution models of Mexican trees. Botanical Sciences, 94 (1), 2037-2043.
  • Garavito, N.T., Newton, A.C., Golicher, D. and Oldfield, S., 2015. The relative impact of climate change on the extinction risk of tree species in the montane tropical Andes. PLoS ONE, 10 (7).
  • Bray, D.J., Green, I., Golicher, D. and Herbert, R.J.H., 2015. Spatial variation of trace metals within intertidal beds of native mussels (Mytilus edulis) and non-native Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas): Implications for the food web? Hydrobiologia, 757 (1), 235-249.
  • Bray, D.J., Green, I., Golicher, D. and Herbert, R.J.H., 2015. Spatial variation of trace metals within intertidal beds of native mussels (Mytilus edulis) and non-native Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas): implications for the food web? Hydrobiologia: the international journal on limnology and marine sciences, 757, 235-249.
  • Newton, A., Oldfield, S., Rivers, M., Mark, J., Schatz, G., Garavito, N.T., Cantarello, E., Golicher, D., Cayuela, L. and Miles, L., 2015. Towards a Global Tree Assessment. ORYX, 49 (3), 410-415.
  • Perales, H. and Golicher, D., 2014. Mapping the diversity of maize races in Mexico. PLoS One, 9 (12), e114657.
  • Cayuela, L., Granzow-de la Cerda, I., Albuquerque, F.S. and Golicher, D.J., 2012. Taxonstand: An r package for species names standardisation in vegetation databases. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 3 (6), 1078-1083.
  • Vaca, R.A., Golicher, D.J., Cayuela, L., Hewson, J. and Steininger, M., 2012. Evidence of incipient forest transition in Southern Mexico. PLoS ONE, 7 (8).
  • Golicher, D.J., Cayuela, L. and Newton, A.C., 2012. Effects of Climate Change on the Potential Species Richness of Mesoamerican Forests. Biotropica, 44 (3), 284-293.
  • Newton, A.C., Walls, R.M., Golicher, D., Keith, S.A., Diaz, A. and Bullock, J.M., 2012. Structure, composition and dynamics of a calcareous grassland metacommunity over a 70-year interval. Journal of Ecology, 100 (1), 196-209.
  • Golicher, D., Ford, A., Newton, A. and Cayuela, L., 2012. Pseudo-absences, pseudo-models and pseudo-niches: pitfalls of model selection based on the area under the curve. International Journal of Geographical Information Science.
  • Navarro-Cerrillo, R.M., Griffith, D.M., Ramírez-Soria, M.J., Pariona, W., Golicher, D. and Palacios, G., 2011. Enrichment of big-leaf mahogany (Swietenia macrophylla King) in logging gaps in Bolivia: The effects of planting method and silvicultural treatments on long-term seedling survival and growth. Forest Ecology and Management, 262 (12), 2271-2280.
  • Vaca, R.A., Golicher, D.J. and Cayuela, L., 2011. Using climatically based random forests to downscale coarse-grained potential natural vegetation maps in tropical Mexico. Applied Vegetation Science, 14 (3), 388-401.
  • Keith, S.A., Newton, A.C., Morecroft, M.D., Golicher, D.J. and Bullock, J.M., 2011. Plant metacommunity structure remains unchanged during biodiversity loss in English woodlands. Oikos, 120 (2), 302-310.
  • Cantarello, E., Newton, A., Hill, R.A., Tejedor, N., Williams-Linera, G., Lopez-Barrera, F., Manson, R.H. and Golicher, D., 2011. Simulating the potential for ecological restoration of dryland forests in Mexico under different disturbance regimes. Ecological Modelling, 222, 1112-1128.
  • Gozlan, R.E. et al., 2010. Pan-continental invasion of Pseudorasbora parva: towards a better understanding freshwater fish invasions. Fish and Fisheries.
  • Cayuela, L., Golicher, D., Newton, A., Kolb, H., de Alburquerque, F.S., Arets, E.J.M.M., Alkemade, J.R.M. and Pérez, A.M., 2009. Species distribution modeling in the tropics: problems, potentialities, and the role of biological data for effective species conservation. Tropical Conservation Science, 2, 319-352.
  • Newton, A., Golicher, D. et al., 2009. Toward integrated analysis of human impacts on forest biodiversity: lessons from Latin America. Ecology and Society, 14.
  • Newton, A., Hill, R.A., Echeverria, C., Golicher, D., Rey Benayas, J.M., Cayuela, L. and Hinsley, S.A., 2009. Remote sensing and the future of landscape ecology. Progress in Physical Geography, 33, 528-546.
  • Douterlungne, D., Levy-Tacher, S.I., Golicher, D. and Danobeytia, F.R., 2008. Applying Indigenous Knowledge to the Restoration of Degraded Tropical Rain Forest Clearings Dominated by Bracken Fern. Restoration Ecology.
  • Golicher, D., Cayuela, L., Alkemade, J.R.M., Gonzalez-Espinosa, M. and Ramírez-Marcial, N., 2008. Applying climatically associated species pools to the modelling of compositional change in tropical montane forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 17, 262-273.
  • Newton, A., Marshall, E., Schreckenberg, K., Golicher, D., te Velde, D.W., Edouard, F. and Arancibia, E., 2007. Use of a Bayesian belief network to predict the impacts of commercializing non-timber forest products on livelihoods. Ecology and Society, 11.
  • Newton, A., Stewart, G.B., Diaz, A., Golicher, D. and Pullin, A.S., 2007. Bayesian Belief Networks as a Tool for Evidence-Based Conservation Management. Journal for Nature Conservation, 15, 144-160.
  • Wórum, F.P., Carricart-Ganivet, J.P., Benson, L. and Golicher, D., 2007. Simulation and Observations of Annual Density Banding in Skeletons of Montastraea (Cnidaria:Scleractinia) Growing under Thermal Stress Associated with Ocean Warming. Limnology and Oceanography, 52, 2317-2323.
  • Diemont, S.A.W., Martin, J.F., Levy-Tacher, S.I., Nigh, R.B., Ramirez Lopez, P. and Golicher, D., 2006. Lacandon Maya forest management: Restoration of soil fertility using native tree species. Ecological Engineering, 28, 205-212.
  • Cayuela, L., Golicher, D., Rey Benayas, J.M., Gonzalez-Espinosa, M. and Ramírez-Marcial, N., 2006. Fragmentation, disturbance and tree diversity conservation in tropical montane forests. Journal of Applied Ecology, 43, 1172-1181.
  • van der Wal, H., Golicher, J.D., Caudillo-Caudillo, S. and Vargas-Domínguez, M., 2006. Plant densities, yields and area demands for maize under shifting cultivation in the Chinantla, México. Agrociencia, 40 (4), 449-460.
  • Cayuela, L., Golicher, D. and Rey-Benayas, J.M., 2006. The extent, distribution, and fragmentation of vanishing montane cloud forest in the Highlands of Chiapas, Mexico. Biotrópica, 38, 544-554.
  • Cayuela, L., Golicher, D., Salas Rey, J. and Rey Benayas, J.M., 2006. Classification of a complex landscape using Dempster-Shafer theory of evidence. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 27, 1951-1971.
  • Golicher, D., O'Hara, R.B., Ruíz-Montoya, L. and Cayuela, L., 2006. Lifting a Veil on Diversity: a Bayesian Approach to Fitting Relative-Abundance Models. Ecological Applications, 16, 202-212.
  • Golicher, D., Ramírez-Marcial, N. and Levy-Tacher, S.I., 2006. Correlations between precipitation patterns in Southern Mexico and the El Niño sea surface temperature index. Interciencia, 31, 80-87.
  • Van der Wal, H., Golicher, D., Caudillo-Caudillo, S. and Vargas-Domínguez, M., 2006. Plant densities, yields and area demands for maize under shifting cultivation in the Chinantla, Mexico. Agrociencia, 40, 449-460.
  • Gonzalez-Espinosa, M., Rey-Benayas, J.M., Ramírez-Marcial, N., Huston, M.A. and Golicher, D., 2004. Tree diversity in the northern Neotropics: regional patterns in highly diverse Chiapas, Mexico. Ecography, 27, 741-756.
  • Tacher, S.I.L. and Golicher, J.D., 2004. How predictive is traditional ecological knowledge? The case of the lacandon maya fallow enrichment system. Interciencia, 29 (9).
  • Levy-Tacher, S.I. and Golicher, D., 2004. How Predictive is Traditional Ecological Knowledge? The Case of the Lacandon Maya Fallow Enrichment System. Interciencia, 29, 406-502.


  • Newton, A. et al., 2010. Landscape-scale dynamics and restoration of dryland forest ecosystems. In: Newton, A. and Tejedor, N., eds. Principles and practice of forest landscape restoration: case studies from the drylands of Latin America. Gland, Switzerland: International Union for Conservation of Nature, 229-272.
  • Golicher, D., 2007. Applying Succession Models to the Conservation of Tropical Montane Forest. In: Newton, A., ed. Biodiversity Loss and Conservation in Fragmented Forest Landscapes: evidence from tropical montane and south temperate rain forests in Latin America. Wallingford, Oxford: CABI Publishing.

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Landscape patterns and processes
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