Robert K. Peet
    Selected Publications

Lee, M.T., R.K. Peet, T.R. Wentworth, M.P. Schafale, A.S. Weakley, J.P. Vanderhorst K. Patterson. 2017. Availability of plot data from the Carolinas and Virginias for documenting the US National Vegetation Classification.Proceedings of the US National Vegetation Classification (submitted).

Hakkenberg, C., K. Zhu, R.K. Peet, C. Song. 2017. Mapping multi-scale vascular plant richness in a forest landscape with integrated LiDAR and hyperspectral remote sensing. Ecology (submitted).

Šímová, I, I.,C. Violle, J.C. Svenning, J. Kattge, K. Engemann, B. Sandel, R.K. Peet, S. Wiser, B. Blonder, B.J. McGill, N.J.B. Kraft, P.M. van Bodegom, A. Gutierez, M. Bahn, W. Ozinga, B. J. Enquist. 2017. Spatial patterns and climate relationships of major plant traits in the New World differ between woody and non-woody species. Journal of Biogeography (submitted).

Hakkenberg, C.R., R.K. Peet, D. L. Urban, C. Song. 2017. Modeling plant composition community-continua in a Piedmont forest landscape with LiDAR and hyperspectral remote sensing. Ecological Applications (in press)

Peet, R.K. 2017. Alexander von Humboldt Medal, awarded to F. Stewart Chapin III. IAVS Bulletin (in press).

Tarasi, D.D. & R.K. Peet. 2017. The Native-Exotic species richness relationship varies with spatial grain of measurement and environmental conditions. Ecology (in press).

Faber-Langendoen, D., K. Baldwin, R.K. Peet, D. Meidinger, E. Muldavin, T. Keeler-Wolf & C. Josse. 2017. The EcoVeg Approach in the Americas: U.S., Canadian and International Vegetation Classifications. Phytocoenologia (in press).

Peet, R.K., K.A. Palmquist, T.R. Wentworth, M.P. Schafale, A.S. Weakley & M.T. Lee. 2017. Carolina Vegetation Survey: an initiative to improve regional implementation of the U.S. National Vegetation Classification. Phytocoenologia (in press).

Walker, D.A., A.L. Breen, M.K. Raynolds, L.S. Druckenmiller, .J.A. Daniëls, H. Bültmann, N.V. Matveyeva, S. Hennekens, J. Šibík, M.D. Walker, M. Buchhorn, H.E. Epstein, K. Ermokhina, A.M. Fosaa, B. Heim, I.A. Jónsdóttir, N. Koroleva, E. Levesque, W.H. MacKenzie, G.H.R. Henry, L. Nilsen, R.K. Peet, V. Razzhivin, S.S. Talbot, M. Telyatnikov, D. Thannheiser & L.W. Wirth. 2017. The Arctic Vegetation Archive: Overview and applications to vegetation classification mapping and remote-sensing studies. Phytocoenologia (in press)

Maitner, B.S., B. Boyle, N. Casler, R. Condit, J. Donoghue, S.M. Durán, D. Guaderrama, C.E. Hinchliff, P.M. Jørgensen, N.J.B. Kraft, B. McGill, C. Merow, N. Morueta-Holme, R.K. Peet, B. Sandel, M. Schildhauer, S.A. Smith,  J.-C. Svenning,  B. Thiers, C. Violle, S. Wiser & B.J. Enquist. 2017. The BIEN R package: A tool to access the Botanical Information and Ecology Network (BIEN) Database. Methods and Ecology and Evolution.

Peet, R.K. 2017. IAVS and data for vegetation science: past, present and future. IAVS Bulletin 2017 (2): 8-17

Hakkenberg, C. D. Tarasi & R.K. Peet. 2017. Community/continuum. The International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment, and Technology. Wiley, Oxford, UK.

Knight, D., R. Gorman, E. Menges, R.K. Peet, D. Waller & J. Zedler. 2016. Resolution of respect: Orie L. Loucks 1931-2016. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 98 (1):26-31.

Janišová, M., L. Mucina, M.C. Da Silva Jr., G. Durigan, G.P. Sabino, J. Paruelo, A.T.R. Acosta, R. Hédl, R.K. Peet & R. Guarino. 2016. Cerrado, Caatinga, Gran Chaco and Mata Atlântica: South American flagships of biodiversity. IAVS Bulletin 2016 (4): 7-22.

Engemann, K., B. Sandel, B.L. Boyle, B.J. Enquist, P.M. Jørgensen, J. Kattge, B.J. McGill, N. Morueta-Holme, R.K. Peet, N.J. Spencer, C. Violle, S.K. Wiser & J.-C. Svenning. 2016. A plant growth form dataset for the New World. Ecology 97: 3243.

Hakkenberg, C.R., C. Song, R.K. Peet & P.S. White. 2016. Forest structure as a predictor of tree species diversity in the North Carolina Piedmont. Journal of Vegetation Science 27:1151-1163.

Walker, D.A., A.L. Breen, L.A. Druckenmiller, L.W. Wirth, W. Fisher, M.K. Raynolds, J. Šibík, M.D. Walker, S. Hennekens, K. Boggs, T. Boucher, M. Buchhorn, H. Bültmann, D.J. Cooper, F.J.A Daniëls, S.J. Davidson, J.J. Ebersole, S.C. Elmendorf, H.E. Epstein, W.A. Gould, R.D. Hollister, M.T. Jorgenson, A. Kade, M.T. Lee, W.H. MacKenzie, R.K. Peet, J.L. Peirce, U. Schickhoff, V.L. Sloan, S.S. Talbot, C.E. Tweedie, S. Villarreal, P.J. Webber & D. Zona. 2016. The Alaska Arctic Vegetation Archive (AK-AVA). Phytocoenologia 46: 221-229.

Tessel, S., K. Palmquist, R.K. Peet. 2016. Species-area relationships. Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology. Oxford University Press. DOI: 10.1093/obo/9780199830060-0147,

Bretfeld, M., S.B. Franklin &R.K. Peet. 2016. A multiple-scale assessment of long-term aspen persistence and elevational range shifts in the Colorado Front Range. Ecological Monographs 86:244-260.

Goldsmith, G.R., N. Morueta-Holme, B. Sandel, E.D. Fitz, S.D. Fitz, B. Boyle, N. Casler, R. Condit, S. Dolins, J.C. Donoghue, K. Engemann, P.M. Jørgensen, N.J.B. Kraft, A. Marcuse-Kubitza, B. McGill, M. Narro, R.K. Peet, W.H. Piel, J. Regetz, M. Schildhauer, N. Spencer, J.-C. Svenning, B.M. Theirs, C. Violle, S.K. Wiser & B.J. Enquist. 2016. Plant-O-Matic: A dynamic and mobile field guide to all plants of the Americas. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7: 960-965. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12548.

Brown, R.L., L.A.J. Reilly & R.K. Peet. 2016. Species Richness: Small Scale. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK.

Wheeler, B.E. & R.K. Peet. 2016. A multi-scale analysis of plant diversity along soil nutrient gradients. Pages 425-444 in E.O. Box, ed. Vegetation structure and function at multiple spatial, temporal and conceptual scales. Geobotanical Studies. Springer-Verlag.

Doughty, C., A. Wolf, N. Morueta-Holme, P.M. Jorgensen, B. Sandel, C. Violle, B. Boyle, N. Kraft, R.K. Peet, B.J. Enquist, J.-C. Svenning, S.Blake & M. Galetti. 2016. Megafauna extinction, tree species range reduction, and carbon storage in Amazonian forests. Ecography 39: 194-203.

Engemann, K., B.J. Enquist, P.M Jørgensen, N. Kraft, A. Marcuse-Kubitza, B. McGill, N. Morueta-Holme, R.K. Peet, B. Sandel, C.Vioille, S.Wiser & J.-C. Svenning. 2016. Patterns and drivers of plant functional group dominance across the Western Hemisphere: a macroecological re-assessment based on a massive novel botanical dataset. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 180: 141-160.

Morueta-Holme, N., B. Blonder, B. Sandel, B.J. McGill, R.K. Peet, J.E. Ott, C. Violle, B.J. Enquist, P.M. Jørgensen & J.-C. Svenning. 2016. A network approach for inferring species associations from co-occurrence data. Ecography 39:1139-1150. .

Kalusová, V., M. Chytrý, R.K. Peet & T.R. Wentworth. 2015. Intercontinental comparison of habitat levels of invasion between temperate North America and Europe. Ecology 96:3363-3373.

De Cáceres, M., M. Chytrý, E. Agrillo, F. Attorre, Z. Botta-Dukát, J. Capelo, B. Czúcz, J. Dengler, J. Ewald, D. Faber-Langendoen, E. Feoli, S.B. Franklin, R. Gavilán, F. Gillet, F. Jansen, B. Jiménez-Alfaro, P. Krestov, F. Landucci, A. Lengyel, J. Loidi, L. Mucina, R.K. Peet, D.W. Roberts, J. Roleček, J. Schaminée, S. Schmidtlein, J.-P. Theurillat, L. Tichý, D.A. Walker, O. Wildi, W. Willner & S.K. Wiser. 2015. A comparative framework for broad-scale plot-based vegetation classification. Applied Vegetation Science 18: 543-560.

Engemann, K., B.J. Enquist, B. Sandel, B. Boyle, P.M. Jørgensen, N. Morueta-Holme, R.K. Peet, C. Violle & J.-C. Svenning. 2015.  Limited sampling hampers ‘big data’ estimation of species richness in a tropical biodiversity hotspot. Ecology and Evolution 5:807-820. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1405.

Franklin, S.B., P. Comer, J. Evens, E. Ezcurra, D. Faber-Langendoen, J. Franklin, M. Jennings, C. Josse, C. Lea, O.L. Loucks, E. Muldavin, R.K. Peet, S. Ponomarenko, D. Roberts, A. Solomeshch, T. Keeler-Wolf, J. Van Kley, A. Weakley &A. McKerrow. 2015. How a national vegetation classification can help ecological research and management. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 13: 185–186.

Hupp, C.R., E.R. Schenk, D.E. Kroes, D.A. Willard, P.A. Townsend, & R.K. Peet. 2015.   Patterns of Floodplain Sediment Deposition along the Regulated Lower Roanoke River, North Carolina: Annual, decadal, centennial scales. Geomorphology 228: 666-680.

Palmquist, K.A., R.K. Peet & S.R. Mitchell. 2015. Scale-dependent responses of longleaf pine vegetation to fire frequency and environmental context across two decades. Journal of Ecology 103:998-1008.

Palmquist, K.A., R.K. Peet & S.C. Carr. 2014.  Xeric Longleaf Pine Vegetation of the Atlantic and East Gulf Coast Coastal Plain: an Evaluation and Revision of Associations within the U.S. National Vegetation Classification.  Proceedings of the U.S. National Vegetation Classification 1:1

Kalusová, K., M. Chytrý, R.K. Peet & T.R. Wentworth. 2014. Alien species pool influences the level of habitat invasion in intercontinental exchange of alien plants. Global Ecology and Biogeography 23: 1366-1375.

Kirstine Brunbjerg, A.K.,  J. Cavender-Bares,­ W.L. Eiserhardt, R. Ejrnæs, L.W. Aarssen, H.L. Buckley, E. Forey, F. Jansen, J. Kattge, C. Lane, R.A. Lubke, A.T. Moles, A.L. Monserrat, R.K. Peet, J. Roncal, L. Wootton & J.-C. Svenning. 2014. Multi-scale phylogenetic structure in coastal dune plant communities across the globe.  Journal of Plant Ecology 7:101-114.

Lamanna, C.A., B. Blonder, C.Violle, N.J.B. Kraft, B. Sandel, I. Simova, J.C. Donoghue, J.-C. Svenning, B.J. McGill, B. Boyle, V. Buzzard, S. Dolins, P.M. Jørgensen, A. Marcuse-Kubitza, N. Morueta-Holme, R.K. Peet, W. Piel, J. Regetz, M. Schildhauer, N. Spencer, B.M. Thiers, S.K. Wiser, & B.J. Enquist. 2014. Functional trait space and the latitudinal diversity gradient. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111: 13745-13750.

Palmquist, K.A., R.K. Peet & A.S. Weakley. 2014. Changes in plant species richness following reduced fire frequency and drought in one of the most species-rich savannas in North America. Journal of Vegetation Science 25: 1425-1437.

Noss, R.F., W.J. Platt, B.A. Sorrie, A.S. Weakley. D.B. Means, J. Costanza, & R.K. Peet. 2014. How global biodiversity hotspots may go unrecognized: lessons from the North American Coastal Plain. Diversity and Distributions 21: 236-244.

Peet, R.K., K.A. Palmquist, & S.M. Tessel. 2014.  Herbaceous layer species richness of southeastern forests and woodlands: Patterns and causes. In: F.S. Gilliam, ed. The herbaceous layer in forests of eastern North America, Chapter 10. Second edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. pp. 255-276.

Peet, R.K., N.L. Christensen, & F.S. Gilliam. 2014.  Temporal patterns in herbaceous layer communities of the North Carolina Piedmont. In: F.S. Gilliam, ed. The herbaceous layer in forests of eastern North America, Chapter 11. Second edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. pp. 277-293.[Refs]

Šímová, I., C. Cyrille, N.J.B. Kraft, D. Storch, J.-C. Svenning, B. Boyle, J.C. Donoghue II, P. Jørgensen, B.J. McGill, N. Morueta-Holme, W.H. Piel, R.K. Peet, J. Regetz, M. Schildhauer, N Spencer, B. Thiers, S.K. Wiser & B. Enquist. 2014. Shifts in trait means and variances in North American tree assemblages: species richness patterns are loosely related to the functional space. Ecography 38: 649-658.

Lee, M.T & R.K. Peet. 2013. VegBank: a permanent online repository for international plot and relevé data. In Walker, D.A. Breen, A.L., Raynolds, M.K. & Walker, M.D. (eds). Arctic Vegetation Archive (AVA) Workshop, Krakow, Poland, April 14-16, 2013. CAFF Proceedings Report #10. Akureyri, Iceland. ISBN: 978-9935-431-24-0. Pages 66-70.

Morueta-Holme, N., B.J. Enquist, B.J. McGill, B. Boyle, P.M. Jørgensen, J.E. Ott, R.K. Peet, I. Simova, L. Sloat, B. Thiers, C. Violle, S.K. Wiser, S. Dolins, J.C. Donoghue II, N.J.B. Kraft, J. Regetz, M. Schildhauer, N. Spencer & J.-C. Svenning. 2013. Habitat area and climate stability determine geographical variation in plant species range sizes. Ecology Letters 16: 1446-1454.

Boyle, B., N. Hopkins, Z. Lu, J.A.R. Garay, D. Mozzherin, T. Rees, N. Matasci, M.L. Narro, W.H. Piel, S.J. Mckay, S. Lowry, C. Freeland, R.K. Peet & B.J. Enquist. 2013. The Taxonomic Name Resolution Service: an online tool for automated standardization of plant names. BMC Bioinformatics 14:16.

Anderson, D.P., M.G. Turner. S.M. Pearson, T.P. Albright, R.K. Peet, & A. Wiebenl. 2013. Predicting Microstegium vimineum invasion in natural plant communities of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains, U.S.A. Biological Invasions 15:1217-1230.

Walker, D.A., I.G. Alsos, C. Bay, N. Boulanger-Lapointe, A.L. Breen, H. Bültmann, T. Christiansen, C. Damgaard, F.J.A. Daniëls, S. Hennekens, M. Luoto, L. Pellisier, R.K. Peet, M.K. Raynolds, N.-M. Schmidt, R. Virtanen, N.G. Yoccoz, & M.S. Wisz. 2013. Rescuing valuable Arctic vegetation data for biodiversity models, ecosystem models and a panarctic vegetation classification. Arctic 66:133-137.

Peet, R.K. & D.W. Roberts. 2013. Classification of natural and semi-natural vegetation. Chapter 2 in: J. Franklin & E. van der Maarel, eds. Vegetation Ecology. Second edition. Oxford University Press, New York, New York. Pages 28-70.

Dengler, J., J. Oldeland, F. Jansen, F., M. Chytrý, J. Ewald, M. Finckh, F. Glöckler, G. Lopez-Gonzalez, R.K. Peet, & J. Schaminée. 2012. Editorial: Facilitating access to vegetation data – Introduction to the Special Volume. Biodiversity and Ecology 4: 9-13.

Jansen, F., F. Glöckler, M. Chytrý, M. De Cáceres, J. Ewald,M. Finckh, G. Lopez-Gonzalez, J. Oldeland, R.K. Peet, J.H.J. Schaminée & J. Dengler. 2012. News from the Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases (GIVD): the metadata platform, available data, and their properties. Biodiversity and Ecology 4: 77-82.

Glöckler, F., J. Dengler, F. Jansen, J. Oldeland, & R.K. Peet. 2012. Guide to GIVD's Fact Sheets. Biodiversity and Ecology 4: 83-88.

Peet, R.K., M.T. Lee, M.D. Jennings, & D. Faber-Langendoen. 2012. VegBank – a permanent, open-access archive for vegetation-plot data. Biodiversity and Ecology 4: 233-241.

Peet, R.K., M.T. Lee, M.F. Boyle, T.R. Wentworth, M.P. Schafale, & A.S. Weakley. 2012. Vegetation-plot database of the Carolina Vegetation Survey. Biodiversity and Ecology 4: 243-253.

Dengler, J., S. Todorova, T. Becker, S. Boch, M. Chytrý, M. Diekmann, C. Dolnik, C. Dupré, G.P. Giusso. del Galdo, R. Guarino, M. Jeschke, K. Kiehl, A. Kuzemko, S. Löbel, Z. Otýpková, H. Pedashenko, R.K. Peet, E. Ruprecht, A. Szabó, I. Tsiripidis, & K. Vassilev. 2012. Database Species-Area Relationships in Palaearctic Grasslands. Biodiversity and Ecology 4: 321-322.

Franklin, S., D. Faber-Langendoen, M. Jennings, T. Keeler-Wolf, O.L. Loucks, A. McKerrow, R. Peet, D. Roberts & A. McKerrow. 2012. Building the United States National Vegetation Classification. Annali di Botanica 2: 1-9.

Wilson, J.B., R.K. Peet J. Dengler, & M. Pärtel. 2012. Plant species richness: the world records. Journal of Vegetation Science 23: 796-802.

Xi, W., R.K. Peet, & D.L. Urban. 2012. The Impacts of a Large, Infrequent Hurricane on Understory Sapling Dynamics and Diversity in North Carolina Piedmont Forests, USA. In: Xi W-M (Ed.), Forest Restoration. Tree and Forestry Science and Biotechnology 6 (Special Issue 1), 51-59.

Costanza, J.K., A. Moody & R.K. Peet. 2011. Multi-scale environmental heterogeneity as a predictor of plant species richness. Landscape Ecology 26: 851-864.

Matthews, E.M., R.K. Peet, & A.S. Weakley. 2011. Classification and description of alluvial plant communities of the Piedmont region. North Carolina, U.S.A. Applied Vegetation Science 14: 485-505.

Dengler, J., J. Ewald, I Kuhn & R.K. Peet. 2011.Ecoinformatics and global change -- an overdue liaison. Journal of Vegetation Sciences 22: 577-581.

Dengler, J., F. Jansen, F. Glöckler, R.K. Peet, M. De Cáceres, M. Chytrý, J. Ewald, J. Oldeland, M. Finckh, M. Mucina, J.H.J. Schaminée, & N. Spencer 2011. The Global Index of Vegetation-Plot Databases: a new resource for vegetation science. Journal of Vegetation Science 22: 582-597.

Wiser, S.K., N. Spencer, M. De Caceres, M. Kleikamp, B. Boyle, & R.K. Peet. 2011. Veg-X -- An international exchange standard for plot-based vegetation data. Journal of Vegetation Science 22: 598-609.

Manthey M., J.D. Fridley & R.K. Peet. 2011. Niche expansion from past species extinctions? A comparative assessment of habitat generalists and specialists in the tree floras of Southeastern North America and Southeastern Europe. Journal of Biogeography 38: 840-853.

Xi, Weimin & R. K. Peet. 2011. The complexity of catastrophic wind impacts on temperate forests. In Anthony Lupo (ed.). Recent Hurricane Research - Climate, Dynamics and Sociatal Impacts. Pp. 503-534. ISBN 978-953-307-238-8. IN-TECH, Vienna, Austria. Available from:

Carr, S.C., K.M. Robertson, & R.K.Peet. 2010. A vegetation classification of fire-dependent pinelands of Florida. Castanea 75:153-189.

Fridley, J.D., A.R. Senft, & R.K. Peet. 2009. Vegetation structure of field margins and adjacent forests in agricultural landscapes of the North Carolina Piedmont (USA). Castanea 74: 327-339.

Carr, S.C., K.M. Robertson, W.J.Platt, & R.K.Peet. 2009. A model of geographic, environmental and regional variation in vegetation composition of pyrogenic pinelands of Florida. Journal of Biogeography 36: 1600-1612.

Hupp, C.R., E.R. Schenk, J.M. Richter, R.K. Peet, & P.A. Townsend. 2009. Bank erosion along the dam-regulated lower Roanoke River, North Carolina. Geological Society of America Special Paper 451: 97-108.

Franz, N.M. & R.K. Peet. 2009. Towards a language for mapping relationships among taxonomic concepts. Systematics and Biodiversity 7: 5-20.

Jennings, M.D., D. Faber-Langendoen, O.L. Loucks, R.K. Peet, & D. Roberts. 2009. Characterizing Associations and Alliances of the U.S. National Vegetation Classification. Ecological Monographs 79: 173-199.

Jennings, M.D., D. Faber-Langendoen, R.K. Peet, O.L. Loucks, D.C. Glenn-Lewin, A. Damman, M.G. Barbour, R. Pfister, D.H. Grossman, D. Roberts,  D. Tart, M. Walker, S.S. Talbot, J. Walker, G.S. Hartshorn,  G. Waggoner, M.D. Abrams, A. Hill, & M. Rejmank. 2008. Description, documentation, and evaluation of associations and alliances within the U.S. National Vegetation Classification. Special publication. Ecological Society of American, Washington, D.C. [Appendices]

Peet, R.K. 2008. A decade of effort by the ESA Vegetation Panel leads to a new federal standard. ESA Bulletin 89(3): 210-211.

Xi, W. & R.K. Peet. 2008. Hurricane effects on the Piedmont forests: patterns and implications. Ecological Restoration 26: 295-298.

Xi, W., R.K. Peet, J.K. DeCoster, & D.L. Urban.2008. Tree damage risk factors associated with large, infrequent wind disturbances of Carolina forests. Forestry 81: 317-334.

Franz, N. M., R. K. Peet, & A. S. Weakley. 2008. On the use of taxonomic concepts in support of biodiversity research and taxonomy. Symposium Proceedings, i n: Wheeler, Q.D., Ed., The New Taxonomy. Systematics Association Special Volume (74). Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 63–86.

Brown, R.L. L.A. Jacobs & R.K. Peet. 2008. Species richness: small scale. Encyclopedia of LIfe Science. doi: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0020488

Xi, W., R.K. Peet, & D.L. Urban. 2008. Changes in forest structure, species diversity, and spatial pattern following hurricane disturbance in a Piedmont North Carolina forest, USA. Journal of Plant Ecology 1: 43-57.

Xi, W. & R.K.Peet. 2008. Long-term studies of forest dynamics in the Duke Forest, southeastern United States: A synthesis. Journal of Plant Ecology (Chinese version) 32(2): 299-318.

Fridley, J.D., D.B. Vandermast, D.M. Kuppinger, M. Manthey, & R.K. Peet. 2007. Co-occurrence-based assessment of habitat generalists and specialists: a new approach for the measurement of niche width. Journal of Ecology 95: 707-722.

Palmer, M.W., R.K. Peet, R.A. Reed, W. Xi, & P.S. White. 2007. A multiscale study of vascular plants in a North Carolina Piedmont forest. Ecology 88: 2674. [see Ecological Archives E088-162.]

Fridley, J.D., R.K. Peet, E. van der Maarel, & J.H. Willems. 2006. Integration of local and regional species-area relationships from space-time species accumulation The American Naturalist 168: 133-143.

Graves, J.H., R.K. Peet, & P.S. White. 2006. The influence of carbon - nutrient balance on herb and woody plant abundance in temperate forest understories. Journal of Vegetation Science 17: 217-226.

Gilliam, F.S., W.J. Platt, & R.K. Peet. 2006. Natural disturbances and the physiognomy of pine savannas: a phenomenological model. Applied Vegetation Science 9: 83-96.

Peet, R.K. 2006. Ecological classification of longleaf pine woodlands. In: Longleaf pine ecosystems: ecology, management, and restoration. S. Jose, E. Jokela & D. Miller. Eds. Springer, NY. Pp 51-94.

Peet, R.K., Carr, S. and Gramling, J. 2006. Fire-adapted pineland vegetation of northern and central Florida: A framework for inventory, management, and restoration. Final Report. Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Fridley, J.D., R.K. Peet, T.R. Wentworth & P.S. White. 2005. Connecting fine- and broad-scale patterns of species diversity: species-area relationships of Southeastern U.S. flora. Ecology 86: 1172-1177.

Taverna, K., R.K. Peet, & L. Phillips. 2005. Long-term change in ground-layer vegetation of deciduous forests of the North Carolina Piedmont, USA. Journal of Ecology 93: 202-213.

Peet, R.K. 2005. Crises and opportunities: A scientist’s view of scholarly communication.UNC Scholarly Communications Convocation.

Peet, R.K. & S. Carr. 2004. Fire-adapted pineland vegetation of northern and central Florida: A framework for inventory, management and restoration. Final report for Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Project NG 98-016. 129pp.

Peet, R.K., J.D. Fridley, & Joel M. Gramling. 2003. Variation in species richness and speices pool size across a pH gradient in forests of the southern Blue Ridge Mountains. Folio Geobotanica 38: 391-401.

Brown, R.L., & R.K. Peet. 2003. Diversity and invasibility of southern Appalachian plant communities. Ecology 84: 32-39.

McDonald, R.I., R.K. Peet, & D.L. Urban. 2003. Spatial pattern of Quercus regeneration limitation and Acer rubrum invasion in a Piedmont forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 14: 441-450.

McDonald, R.I., R.K. Peet, & D.L. Urban. 2002. Environmental correlates of oak decline and red maple increase in the North Carolina Piedmont. Castanea 67: 84-95.

Peet, R.K. 2000. Forests of the Rocky Mountains. In M.G. Barbour & W.D. Billings (editors). North American terrestrial vegetation. Second edition. Cambridge University Press. pp 75-121. (Also see first edition 1988, pp 63-102.)

Newell, C.L., R.K. Peet, C.J. Ulrey, T.R. Wentworth, K.D. Patterson, & D.E. McLeod. 1999. Geographic variation in forest distribution across five landscapes in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of North and South Carolina. R.P. Eckerlin, ed. Proceedings of the Appalachian Biogeography Symposium. Virginia Museum of Natural History Special Publication Number 7, pp. 19-33. Martinsville, Virginia.

Newell, C.L. & R.K. Peet. 1998. Vegetation of Linville Gorge Wilderness, North Carolina. Castanea 63: 275-322.

Peet, R.K., T.R. Wentworth & P.S. White. 1998. A flexible, multipurpose method for recording vegetation composition and structure. Castanea 63: 262-274.

Turner, M.G., W.L. Baker, C.J. Peterson & R.K. Peet. 1998. Factors influencing succession: Lessons from large, infrequent natural disturbances. Ecosystems 1: 511-523.

Platt, W.J. & R.K. Peet. 1998. Ecological concepts in conservation biology: Lessons from Southeastern U.S. ecosystems. Ecological Applications 8: 907-909.

Wiser, S.K., R.K. Peet & P.S. White. 1998. Prediction of rare plant occurrences: A Southern Appalachian example. Ecological Applications 8: 909-920

Kjellmark, E.W., McMillan, P.D., and Peet, R.K. 1998. Longleaf pine vegetation of the South Carolina and Georgia Coastal Plain: A preliminary classification. Final report, USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station.

Baker-Brosh, K. & R.K. Peet. 1997. The ecological significance of lobed and toothed leaves in temperate forest trees. Ecology 78: 1250-1255.

Wiser, S.K., R.K. Peet, & P.S. White. 1996. High-elevation rock outcrop vegetation of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Journal of Vegetation Science 7: 703-722.

Box, E.O., R.K. Peet, T. Masuzawa, I. Yamada, K. Fujiwara, & P.F. Maycock (editors). 1995. Vegetation Science in Forestry. Handbook of Vegetation Science 12/1. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht. 663 pp.

Meyer, J.L., R.K. Peet & A.C. Janetos. 1995. A new constitution and bylaws for ESA. Guest Editorial. ESA Bulletin 76:3-6.

Peet, R.K. & D.J. Allard. 1995. Longleaf pine vegetation of the Southern Atlantic and Eastern Gulf Coast regions: a preliminary classification. Proceedings of the Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference 18: 45-81.

Wilson, J.B., R.K. Peet, & M.T. Sykes. 1995. What constitutes evidence of community structure? A reply to van der Maarel, Noest and Palmer. Journal of Vegetation Science 6: 753-758.

Wilson, J.B., M.T. Sykes, & R.K. Peet 1995. Time and space in the community structure of a species-rich grassland. Journal of Vegetation Science 6: 729-740.

Walsh, S, F. Davis & R.K. Peet (editors). 1994. Applications of Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing in Vegetation Science. Oppulus Press, Uppsala. 147 pp.

Peet, R.K., Duncan, R.P., Wentworth, T.R., Schafale, M.P., and Weakley, A.S. 1994. Vegetation of the
fire-dependent pinelands of the North Carolina Coastal Plain. Final Report. USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station.

Duncan, R.P., Peet, R.K., Wentworth, T.R., Schafale, M.P., and Weakley, A.S. 1994. Vegetation of the fire-dependent pinelands of the Fall-line Sand-hills of Southeastern North America. Final Report. USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station

Sykes, M.T., E. van der Maarel, R.K. Peet, & J. Willems. 1994. High species mobility in species-rich plant communities: an intercontinental comparison. Folia Geobotanica Phytotaxonomica 29: 439-448.

Reed, R.A., R.K. Peet, M.W. Palmer, & P.S. White. 1993. Scale dependence of vegetation-environment correlations in a Piedmont woodland, North Carolina, USA. Journal of Vegetation Science 4: 329-340.

Peet RK. 1993 A taxonomic study of Aristida stricta and A. beyrichiana. Rhodora 95: 25-37.

Peet RK. 1993 A taxonomic study of Aristida stricta and Aristida beyrichiana: addendum. Rhodora 95: 189-190.

Peet, R.K., and D.J. Allard. 1993. Longleaf pine vegetation of the Southern Atlantic and Eastern Gulf Coast regions: A preliminary classification. Proceedings of the Tall Timbers Fire Ecology Conference 18:45–81.

Willems, J.H., R.K. Peet, & L. Bik. 1993. Differences in chalk grassland structure and species richness resulting from selective nutrient additions. Journal of Vegetation Science 4: 203-212.

Zobel, K., M. Zobel, & R.K. Peet. 1993. Changes in pattern diversity during secondary forest succession in Jarvselja, Southeast Estonia. Journal of Vegetation Science 4: 489-498.

Wentworth, T.R., M.P. Schafale, A.S. Weakley, R.K. Peet, P.S. White, & C.C. Frost. 1993. A Preliminary classification of North Carolina barrier island forests. Pages 31-46 in: C. A. Cole and F. K. Turner, editors. Barrier island ecology of the mid-Atlantic coast: A symposium. USDI National Park Service. Technical Report NPS/SERCAHA/NRTR-93/04. Atlanta, GA.

Glenn-Lewin, D.C., R.K. Peet, & T.T. Veblen (editors). 1992. Plant succession: theory and prediction. Chapman and Hall, London.

Peet, R.K. 1992. Community structure and ecosystem properties. Pages 102-151 in D.C. Glenn-Lewin, R.K. Peet, & T.T. Veblen (editors). Plant succession: theory and prediction. Chapman and Hall, London.

Allen, R.B., R.K. Peet, & W.L. Baker. 1991. Gradient analysis of latitudinal variation in Southern Rocky Mountain forests. Journal of Biogeography 18: 123-139.

Allen, R.B. & R.K. Peet. 1990. Gradient analysis of forests of the Sangre de Cristo Range, Colorado. Canadian Journal of Botany 68: 193-201.

Knox, R.G., R.K. Peet, & N.L. Christensen. 1989. Population dynamics in loblolly pine stands: changes in skewness and size inequality. Ecology 70: 1153-1166.

Knox, R.G. & R.K. Peet. 1989. Bootstrapped ordination: A method for estimating sampling effects in indirect gradient analysis. Vegetatio 80: 153-165.

Peet, R.K.  1988. Forests of the Rocky Mountains. Pages 63-102 in M.G. Barbour and W.D. Billings (editors).  North American terrestrial vegetation. Cambridge University Press. 

Peet, R.K. & N.L. Christensen. 1988. Changes in species diversity during secondary forest succession on the North Carolina piedmont. Pages 233-245 in H.J. During, M.J.A. Werger, & J.H. Willems (editors). Diversity and pattern in plant communities. SPB Academic Publishing. The Hague.

Peet, R.K., R.G. Knox, J.S. Case, & R.B. Allen. 1988. Putting things in order: The advantages of detrended correspondence analysis. The American Naturalist 131: 924-934.

Peet, R.K. & N.L. Christensen. 1987. Competition and tree death. BioScience 37: 586-595.

Frost, C.C., J. Walker, & R.K. Peet. 1986. Fire-dependent savannas and prairies of the Southeast: Original extent, preservation status and management. In: D.L. Kulhavy & R.N. Conner (editors). Wilderness and natural areas in the eastern United States. Pp. 348-357, School of Forestry, Stephen F. Austin St. Univ.

Peet, R.K. (editor). 1985. Plant community ecology: Papers in honor of Robert H. Whittaker. Junk, The Hague. 332 pp.

Christensen, N.L. and R.K. Peet.  1984.  Measures of natural diversity. In J.L. Cooley and J.H. Cooley (editors), Natural diversity in forest ecosystems. Pp 43-58.  Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Christensen, N.L. & R.K. Peet. 1984. Convergence during secondary forest succession. Journal of Ecology 72: 25-36.

Walker, J. W. & R.K. Peet. 1984. Composition and species diversity of pine - wiregrass savannas of the Green Swamp, North Carolina. Vegetatio 55: 163-179.

Parker, A.J. & R.K. Peet. 1984. Size and age structure of conifer forests. Ecology 65: 1685-1689.

Peet, R. K. 1984. Twenty-six years of change in a Pinus strobus, Acer saccharum forest, Lake Itasca, Minnesota. The Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 111: 61-68.

Peet, R.K., D.C. Glenn-Lewin, & J.W. Wolf. 1983. Prediction of man’s impact on plant species diversity: A challenge for vegetation science. Pages 41-54 in W. Holzner, W.J.A. Werger & I. Ikusima (editors). Man’s impact on vegetation. Junk, The Hague.

Westman, W.E. & R.K. Peet. 1982. Robert H. Whittaker (1920-1980): The man and his work. Vegetatio 48: 97-122.

Peet, R.K. 1981. Forest vegetation of the northern Colorado Front Range: Composition and dynamics. Vegetatio 45: 3-75.

Christensen, N.L. & R.K. Peet. 1981. Secondary forest succession on the North Carolina piedmont. Pages 230-245 in D. West, H. Shugart, & D. Botkin (editors). Forest Succession: Concept and applications. Springer-Verlag, NY.

Peet, R.K. 1981. Changes in biomass and production during secondary forest succession. Pages 324-338 in D. West, H. Shugart, & D. Botkin (editors). Forest succession: Concept and applications. Springer-Verlag, NY.

Peet, R.K. 1980. Ordination as a tool for analyzing complex data sets. Vegetatio 42: 171-174.

Peet, R.K. & N.L. Christensen. 1980. Succession: A population process. Vegetatio 43: 131-140.

Peet, R.K. & N.L. Christensen. 1980. Hardwood forest vegetation of the North Carolina piedmont. Veröff. Geobot. Inst. ETH Stiftung Rübel 69: 14-39.

Peet, R.K. 1978. Forest vegetation of the Colorado Front Range: Patterns of species diversity. Vegetatio 37: 65-78.

Peet, R.K. 1978. Ecosystem convergence. American Naturalist 112: 441-444.

Peet, R.K. 1978. Latitudinal variation in southern Rocky Mountain forests. Journal of Biogeography 5: 275-289.

Peet, R.K. & O.L. Loucks. 1977. A gradient analysis of southern Wisconsin upland forests. Ecology 58: 485-499.

Peet, R.K. 1975. Relative diversity indicies. Ecology 56: 496-498.

Peet, R.K. 1975. Forest vegetation of the east slope of the northern Colorado Front Range. Ph.D. Dissertation. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Peet, R.K. 1974. The measurement of species diversity. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 5: 285-307.[Citation Classic]

Peet, R.K. 1971. Problems in the study of diversity in southern Wisconsin upland forest. Masters thesis. University of Wisconsin. Madison, Wisconsin.

Peet, R.K. 1971. The presettlement vegetation of Rock County, Wisconsin. Michigan Botanist 10:150-154.

Peet, R.K. 1970. The measurement of species diversity. Honors thesis. University of Wisconsin. Madison, WIsconsin.