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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Ecology and Evolution H-index 101 Citations 71,264 197 World Ranking 75 National Ranking 11

Research.com Recognitions

Awards & Achievements

2008 - Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2008 - Member of the National Academy of Sciences

2006 - Member of Academia Europaea

2006 - Ramon Margalef Prize in Ecology, Generalitat de Catalunya

2004 - Japan Prize for observational, experimental and theoretical achievements for the scientific understanding and conservation of Biodiversity.

1998 - Frink Medal, Zoological Society of London

1997 - Marsh Award for Ecology, British Ecological Society

1989 - Fellow of the Royal Society, United Kingdom

Honorary Member of the British Ecological Society

President’s Medal, British Ecological Society

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Ecology
  • Ecosystem
  • Biodiversity

John H. Lawton spends much of his time researching Ecology, Species richness, Ecosystem, Habitat and Biodiversity. His study in Interspecific competition, Abundance, Range, Trophic level and Predation is done as part of Ecology. His Species richness research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Grassland and Diversity.

His work on Ecosystem diversity, Terrestrial ecosystem and Ecosystem engineer as part of his general Ecosystem study is frequently connected to Environmental economics, thereby bridging the divide between different branches of science. His Habitat research includes elements of Taxonomic rank, Secondary forest and Species diversity. His Biodiversity research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Extinction, Canopy, Environmental resource management, Invertebrate and Ecological network.

His most cited work include:

  • EFFECTS OF BIODIVERSITY ON ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONING: A CONSENSUS OF CURRENT KNOWLEDGE (5255 citations)
  • Organisms as ecosystem engineers (3996 citations)
  • POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF ORGANISMS AS PHYSICAL ECOSYSTEM ENGINEERS (1757 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

John H. Lawton mostly deals with Ecology, Species richness, Ecology, Ecosystem and Herbivore. His study in Abundance, Predation, Biodiversity, Habitat and Range is carried out as part of his studies in Ecology. His Predation research integrates issues from Zoology and Competition.

His studies in Species richness integrate themes in fields like Secondary forest and Species diversity. He studies Ecosystem diversity, a branch of Ecosystem. John H. Lawton has researched Herbivore in several fields, including Bracken and Insect.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Ecology (69.57%)
  • Species richness (14.62%)
  • Ecology (11.46%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 1997-2008)?

  • Ecology (69.57%)
  • Biodiversity (9.49%)
  • Species richness (14.62%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

John H. Lawton mainly focuses on Ecology, Biodiversity, Species richness, Ecosystem and Abundance. His Ecology study often links to related topics such as Extinction. His Biodiversity study incorporates themes from Invertebrate, Conservation biology, Environmental resource management and Environmental planning.

His Species richness research is multidisciplinary, incorporating elements of Secondary forest and Zoogeography, Biogeography. The Ecosystem diversity research John H. Lawton does as part of his general Ecosystem study is frequently linked to other disciplines of science, such as Carbon sequestration, therefore creating a link between diverse domains of science. His Abundance study combines topics in areas such as Insect, Herbivore, Occupancy and Interspecific competition.

Between 1997 and 2008, his most popular works were:

  • EFFECTS OF BIODIVERSITY ON ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONING: A CONSENSUS OF CURRENT KNOWLEDGE (5255 citations)
  • Plant diversity and productivity experiments in european grasslands (1572 citations)
  • Are there general laws in ecology (1084 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Ecology
  • Ecosystem
  • Biodiversity

His primary areas of investigation include Ecology, Species richness, Biodiversity, Habitat and Extinction. Many of his research projects under Ecology are closely connected to Environmental research and Rank with Environmental research and Rank, tying the diverse disciplines of science together. His studies deal with areas such as Productivity and Grassland as well as Species richness.

The concepts of his Biodiversity study are interwoven with issues in Invertebrate and Ecosystem. His study in Habitat is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Fragmentation and Species diversity. His Extinction research incorporates themes from Population density and Introduced species.

This overview was generated by a machine learning system which analysed the scientist’s body of work. If you have any feedback, you can contact us here.

Top Publications

EFFECTS OF BIODIVERSITY ON ECOSYSTEM FUNCTIONING: A CONSENSUS OF CURRENT KNOWLEDGE

D. U. Hooper;F. S. Chapin;J. J. Ewel;A. Hector.
Ecological Monographs (2005)

7086 Citations

Organisms as ecosystem engineers

Clive G. Jones;John H. Lawton;Moshe Shachak.
Oikos (1994)

6395 Citations

INSECTS ON PLANTS. COMMUNITY PATTERNS AND MECHANISMS.

D. R. Strong;J. H. Lawton;Sir R. Southwood.
(1984)

2618 Citations

POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF ORGANISMS AS PHYSICAL ECOSYSTEM ENGINEERS

Clive G. Jones;John H. Lawton;Moshe Shachak.
Ecology (1997)

2471 Citations

Declining biodiversity can alter the performance of ecosystems

Shahid Naeem;Lindsey J. Thompson;Sharon P. Lawler;John H. Lawton.
Nature (1994)

2176 Citations

Plant diversity and productivity experiments in european grasslands

A. Hector;Bernhard Schmid;Carl Beierkuhnlein;M. C. Caldeira.
Science (1999)

2134 Citations

Are there general laws in ecology

John H. Lawton.
Oikos (1999)

1620 Citations

Biotic Control over the Functioning of Ecosystems

F. Stuart Chapin;Brian H. Walker;Richard J. Hobbs;David U. Hooper.
Science (1997)

1438 Citations

Biodiversity inventories, indicator taxa and effects of habitat modification in tropical forest

J. H. Lawton;D. E. Bignell;B. Bolton;G. F. Bloemers;G. F. Bloemers;G. F. Bloemers.
Nature (1998)

1393 Citations

Rare species, the coincidence of diversity hotspots and conservation strategies

J. R. Prendergast;R. M. Quinn;J. H. Lawton;B. C. Eversham.
Nature (1993)

1380 Citations

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