Laura Pollock

Professeure adjointe,
McGill University

Department of Biology
Courriel: lajosy@gmail.com
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Éducation

Bachelors, Biology and Environment/Natural Resource, University of Wyoming (2000/08 - 2004/05)
Master's, Plant biology, Southern Illinois University at Garbondale (2004/08 - 2006/12)
Doctorate, Ecology and Evolution, University of Melbourne (2007/07 - 2011/12)


Recherche

La collecte de données de biodiversité par rapport a la diversité taxonomique, génétique et fonctionnelle, ainis que l'amélioration des prédictions sur comment les espèces seront impactés par l'utilisation des terres et le changement climatique

Étudiants CSBQ



Publications

21- Spatial analyses of multi-trophic terrestrial vertebrate assemblages in Europe
Braga, J, Pollock, LJ, Barros, C, Galiana, N, Montoya, JM, Gravel, D, Maiorano, L, Montemaggiori, A, Ficetola, GF, Dray, S, Thuiller, W
2019 Global Ecology and Biogeography (Date Added: 2019-08-23)

20- Productivity begets less phylogenetic diversity but higher uniqueness than expected
Thuiller, W, Gravel, D, Ficetola, GF, Lavergne, S, Münkemüller, T, Pollock, LJ, Zimmermann, NE, Mazel, F
2019 Journal of Biogeography (Date Added: 2019-06-23)

18- Model averaging in ecology: a review of Bayesian, information-theoretic, and tactical approaches for predictive inference
Dormann, CF, Calabrese, JM, Guillera-Arroita, G, Matechou, E, Bahn, V, Bartoń, K, Beale, CM, Ciuti, S, Elith, J, Gerstner, K, Guelat, J, Keil, P, Lahoz-Monfort, JJ, Pollock, LJ, Reineking, B, Roberts, DR, Schröder, B, Thuiller, W, Warton, DI, Wintle, BA, Wood, SN, Wüest, RO, Hartig, F
2018 Ecological Monographs (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

17- Multifaceted biodiversity modelling at macroecological scales using Gaussian processes
Talluto, MV, Mokany, K, Pollock, LJ, Thuiller, W
2018 Diversity and Distributions (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

16- Functional traits modulate the response of alien plants along abiotic and biotic gradients
Carboni, M, Calderon-Sanou, I, Pollock, L, Violle, C, Thuiller, W
2018 Global Ecology and Biogeography (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

15- Integrating correlation between traits improves spatial predictions of plant functional composition
Wüest, RO, Münkemüller, T, Lavergne, S, Pollock, LJ, Thuiller, W
2018 Oikos (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

14- Combining functional traits, the environment and multiple surveys to understand semi-arid tree distributions
Pollock, LJ, Kelly, LT, Thomas, FM, Soe, P, Morris, WK, White, M, Vesk, PA
2018 Journal of Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

13- Phylogenetically informed spatial planning is required to conserve the mammalian tree of life
Rosauer, DF, Pollock, LJ, Linke, S, Jetz, W
2017 Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

12- Large conservation gains possible for global biodiversity facets
Pollock, LJ, Thuiller, W, Jetz, W
2017 Nature (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

11- The role of plant functional traits in shrub distribution around alpine frost hollows
Lim, FKS, Pollock, LJ, Vesk, PA
2017 Journal of Vegetation Science (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

10- Phylogenetic approaches reveal biodiversity threats under climate change
González-Orozco, CE, Pollock, LJ, Thornhill, AH, Mishler, BD, Knerr, N, Laffan, SW, Miller, JT, Rosauer, DF, Faith, DP, Nipperess, DA, Kujala, H, Linke, S, Butt, N, Külheim, C, Crisp, MD, Gruber, B
2016 Nature Climate Change (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

9- Conserving phylogenetic diversity, with reference to victorian eucalypts
Mccarthy, MA, Pollock, LJ
2016 Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

8- Phylogenetic diversity meets conservation policy: Small areas are key to preserving eucalypt lineages
Pollock, LJ, Rosauer, DF, Thornhill, AH, Kujala, H, Crisp, MD, Miller, JT, McCarthy, MA
2015 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

6- From species distributions to meta-communities
Thuiller, W, Pollock, LJ, Gueguen, M, Münkemüller, T
2015 Ecology Letters (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

5- Phylogenetic diversity and the sustainable use of biodiversity
Faith, DP, Pollock, LJ
2014 Applied Ecology and Human Dimensions in Biological Conservation (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

4- Understanding co-occurrence by modelling species simultaneously with a Joint Species Distribution Model (JSDM)
Pollock, LJ, Tingley, R, Morris, WK, Golding, N, O'Hara, RB, Parris, KM, Vesk, PA, Mccarthy, MA
2014 Methods in Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

3- Eucalypts face increasing climate stress
Butt, N, Pollock, LJ, Mcalpine, CA
2013 Ecology and Evolution (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

2- Chloroplast DNA diversity associated with protected slopes and valleys for hybridizing Eucalyptus species on isolated ranges in south-eastern Australia
Pollock, LJ, Bayly, MJ, Nevill, PG, Vesk, PA
2013 Journal of Biogeography (Date Added: 2019-10-17)

1- The role of functional traits in species distributions revealed through a hierarchical model
Pollock, LJ, Morris, WK, Vesk, PA
2012 Ecography (Date Added: 2019-10-17)