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Truman P. Young - Professor and Restoration Ecologist

 

Research Bibliography for Mpala and Segera (and other parts of Laikipia)

 

Peer-Reviewed Journals | Books | Abstracts and conference proceedings | Notes and reports, general distribution | Reports, limited distribution | Dissertations | Popular Articles | Other Laikipia ecology/behavior research | Laikipia Research Programme publications

 

Abstracts and conference proceedings:

Jellison, P.A. & A.K. Johnston 1994.   Landscape evolution in a savanna ecosystem: soils and drainage development at Mpala Ranch, Kenya (a poster presentation at the 1994 meeting of the Geological Society of America). http://www.nasm.si.edu/ceps/research/savanna/savanna.html

Young, T.P.   1998.   Ants on swollen-thorn acacias: species co-existence in a simple system", 1996 ESA Annual Meeting, Providence, Rhode Island, 13 August 1996.

Ward, D. & T.P. Young. 1998.   Effects of ants and mammalian herbivores on condensed tannins in Acacia drepanolobium. 1998 Gordon Conference, Ventura, California, 23 February 1998.

Metz, M.R., F. Keesing, & R.S. Ostfeld. 1998.   Diet and possible ecological impacts of the pouched mouse, Saccostomys mearnsi, in central Kenya.   American Society of Mammalogists Annual Meeting, June 1998, Blacksburg, VA.

Keesing, F. 1998.   Herbivory by African small mammals and its consequences for savanna vegetation.   American Society of Mammalogists Annual Meeting, June 1998, Blacksburg, VA.

Keesing, F. 1998.   Ecological intereactions between ungulates and small mammals in a tropical savanna of central Kenya.   Euro-American Mammal Congress, July 1998, Santiago de Campostela, Spain.

+ Pruetz JD, Isbell LA. 1999.   What makes a food contestable? Food properties and contest competition in vervets and patas monkeys in Laikipia, Kenya. Am J Phys Anthropol : 225-226 Suppl. 28 1999

Stanton, M.L., J.L. Hayes,   K. Halbrook, & M.L. Turner. 1999.   Use of swollen thorns by ants on an East African acacia.  Poster Presentation for 1999 Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, December 1999.

Ezzati, M., D. M. Kammen, & B. H. Singer. 1999. The Health Impacts of Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution from Biofuel Stoves in Rural Kenya. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 99: the 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Edinburgh, Scotland, August 1999, 3, 130-135

Kammen, D. M., M. Ezzati, & B. M. Mbinda. 1999. The Determinants of Exposure to Indoor Air Pollution from Biofuel Stoves in Rural Kenya. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 99: the 8th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Edinburgh, Scotland, August 1999, 3, 171-176.

Ezzati, M. & D.M. Kammen. 2002. Indoor air pollution from biomass combustion as a risk factor for acute respiratory infections in Kenya. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 2002: the 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Monterey, CA, July 2002, 4: 970-975

Bailis, R., M. Ezzati & D.M. Kammen. 2002. An estimate of greenhouse gas emissions from common Kenyan cookstoves under conditions of actual use. The Proceedings of Indoor Air 2002: the 9th International Conference on Indoor Air Quality and Climate; Monterey, CA, July 2002, 2: 225-230.

Goheen, J.R., F. Keesing, B.F. Allan, D. Ogada, R.S. Ostfeld & T.P. Young. 2004. Contrasting the effects of native versus exotic grazers in an East African savanna: establishment of the whistling thorn tree (Acacia drepanolobium). 2004 STAR Fellowship Conference