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Publications based on the Copenhagen Databases on African Vertebrates (per ultimo 2006)

 
Balmford, A., Moore , J.L., Brooks, T., Burgess, H., Hansen, L.A., Rahbek, C. & Williams, P. 2001. Conservation conflicts across Africa. Science 291: 2616-2619.
 
Balmford, A., Moore, J., Brooks, T., Burgess, N., Hansen, L.A., Williams, P. & Rahbek, C. 2001. People and biodiversity in Africa. Science 293: 1591-1592.
 
Brooks, T., Balmford, A., Burgess, N., Fjeldså, J., Moore, J., Rahbek, C. & Williams, P.A. 2001. Towards a blueprint for conservation in Africa. BioScience 51: 613-624.
 
Brooks, T., Balmford, A., Burgess, N., Hansen, L.A., Moore, J., Rahbek, C., Williams, P., Bennun, L., Byaruhanga, A., Kasoma, P., Njoroge, P., Pomeroy, D. & Wondagrash, J. 2001. Conservation priorities for birds and biodiversity: do East African Important Bird Areas represent species diversity in other terrestrial vertebrate groups? Ostrich 15: 3-12.
 
Brooks, T., Balmford, A., Burgess, N.D., Hansen, L.A. , Moore, J., Pilgrim, J., Rahbek, C. & Williams, P.H. (2007) Continental conservation priorities for Ethiopian terrestrial vertebrates. Ethiopian Journal of Biological Science (in press).
 
Burgess, N.D. 2005. Biodiversity: how many species are confined to the Eastern Arc Mountains? The Arc Journal 19: 2-3.
 
Burgess, N.D., Balmford, A., Fjeldså, J., Küper, W, Sommer, H., Rahbek, C., Sanderson, E. & Williams, P.H. 2007. Relationships between biodiversity value, human density and human infrastructure across Sub-Saharan Africa. Biological Conservation 134: 164-177.
 
Burgess, N.D., Butynski, T.M., Cordeiro, N.J., Doggart, N.H., Fjeldså, J., Howell, K.M., Kilahama, F.B., Loader, S.P., Lovett, J.C., Mbilinyi, B., Menegon, M., Moyer, D.C., Nashanda, E., Perkin, A., Rowero, F., Stanley, W.T. & Stuart, S.N. 2007. The biological importance of the Eastern Arc mountains of Tanzania and Kenya. Biological Conservation 134: 209-231.
 
Burgess, N.D., Küper, W., Mutke, J., Westaway, S., Brown, J., Turpie, S., Meschack, C., Taplin, J., McClean, C. & Lovett, J. 2005. Major gaps in the distribution of protected areas for threatened and narrow range Afrotropical plants. Biodiversity and Conservation 14: 1877-1894.
 
Burgess, N.D., Fjeldså, J. & Botterweg, R. 1998. Faunal importance of the Eastern Arc Mountains of eastern Africa : a review. Journal of the East African Natural History 87: 37-58.
 
Burgess, N.D., Fjeldså, J. & Rahbek, C., 1998. Mapping the distributions of Afrotropical vertebrate groups. Species 30: 16-17.
 
Burgess, N.D., Franks, P., Rodgers, W.A., Mattee, A.E., Mgumia, Lovett, J. & Rahbek, C. 2001. Conserving biological diversity through the integrated conservation and development project approach: with field examples from the Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania. Pp. 15-29 in L. Sørensen & M. Holm-Andersen (eds) Proceeding from a workshop on: Integrating Conservation and Development: Lessons learned and challenges for the future. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, DANIDA, Copenhagen.
 
Burgess, N.D., de Klerk, H., Fjeldså, J., Crowe, T. M. & Rahbek, C., 1997. Mapping Afrotropical birds; Links between atlas studies and conservation priority analyses. Bulletin of African Bird Club 4: 93-98.
 
Burgess, N.D., de Klerk, H., Fjeldså, J., Crowe, T. M. & Rahbek, C., 2000.  A preliminary assessment of congruence between biodiversity patterns in Afrotropical forest mammals and forest birds. Ostrich 71: 286-290.
 
Burgess, N.D. & Fjeldså, J. 1997. The biological importance of the Eastern Arc in an African context. The Arc Journal 6: 5-6.
 
Burgess, N.D., Fjeldså, J. & Botterweg, R. 1998. The faunal importance of the Eastern Arc mountains. Journal of the East African Natural History 87: 37-58.
 
Burgess, N. D., Fjeldså, J. & Botterweg, R. 1998. The use of databases for research and conservation in the Eastern Arc Mountains, Kenya and Tanzania. Journal of the East African Natural History 87: 159-180.
 
Burgess, N.D., Rahbek C., Larsen, F.W., Williams, P. & Balmford, A. 2002. How much of the vertebrate diversity of sub-Saharan Africa is catered for by recent conservation proposals? Biological Conservation 107: 327-339.
 
Cordeiro , N.J., Burgess, N.D., Dovie, D.B.K., Kapline, B.A. & Plumptre, A.J. 2007. Conservation in areas of high population density in sub-Saharan Africa. Biological Conservation 134: 155-163.
 
da Fonseca, G.A.B., Balmford, A., Bibby, C., Boitani, L., Corsi, F., Brooks, T., Gascon, C., Olivieri, S., Mittermeier, R.A., Burgess, N., Dinerstein, E., Olson, D., Hannah, L., Lovett, J., Moyer, D., Rahbek, C., Stuart, S. & Williams, P. 2000. It's time to work together and stop duplicating conservation efforts ... following Africa's lead in setting priorities. Nature 405: 393-394.
 
De Klerk,  H.M. 1998. Biogeography and Conservation of Terrestrial Afrotropical Birds. PhD dissertation. Rondebosch ( South Africa ): University of Cape Town, South Africa.
 
De Klerk, H.M., Crowe, T.M., Fjeldså, J. & Burgess, N.D. 2002. Patterns of species richness and narrow endemism of terrestrial bird species in the Afrotropical Region. Journal of Zoology, London 256: 327-342.
 
De Klerk, H.M, Crowe, T.M., Fjeldså, J. & Burgess, N.D. 2002. Biogeographical patterns of endemic terrestrial Afrotropical birds. Diversity and Distributions 8: 147-162.
 
De Klerk, H.M., Fjeldså, J., Blyth, S. & Burgess, N.D. 2004. Gaps in the protected area network for threatened Afrotropical bird. Conservation Biology 117: 529-537.
 
Dillon, S. & Fjeldså, J. 2005. The implications of different species concepts for describing biodiversity patterns and assessing conservation needs for African birds. Ecography 28:682-692..
 
Fjeldså, J. 2003. Patterns of endemism in African birds: How much does taxonomy matter? Ostrich 74: 30-38.
 
Fjeldså, J. 2005. Zoogeographical analysis of the Imatong Mountains area. Pp. 744-756 in I. Friis & K. Vollesen (eds) Flora of the Sudan-Uganda border area east of the Nile. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, Biologiske Skrifter 51(2).
 
Fjeldså, J. 2007. How broad-scale studies of patterns and processes can guide conservation planning in Africa. Conservation Biology (in press).
 
Fjeldså, J. & Burgess , N.D. 1998. Eastern Arc-bjergene – Zoologisk Museums forskningsfelt I Afrika. Dyr i Natur og Museum (1): 2-5.
 
Fjeldså, J. & Burgess , N.D. 2007. The coincidence of biodiversity pattern and human settlement in Africa. African Journal of Ecology (in press).
 
Fjeldså, J., Burgess, N.D. & de Klerk, H.M. 2004. Will Africa's protected areas network conserve Africa 's threatened mammals? Oryx 38: 17-25.
 
Fjeldså, J., Bayes, M.K., Bruford, M.W. & Roy, M.S. 2005. Biogeography and diversification of African forest faunas: implications for conservation. Pp. 127-147 in Eldredge, Dick & Moritz (eds) Tropical rainforests. Chicago Univ. Press.
 
Fjeldså, J., Burgess, N.D., de Klerk, H., Hansen, L.A. & Rahbek, C. 1999. Are Endemic Bird Areas the best targets for conservation? An assessment using all land bird distributions of two continents. Proceedings of the 22nd International Ornithological Congress, Durban : 2271-2285.
 
Fjeldså, J. & de Klerk, H.M. 2000. Avian endemism in northeastern tropical Africa . Biol. Skrifter 54: 259-271.
 
Fjeldså, J., Johansson, U., Lokugalappatti, L.G.S., Bowie , R.C.K. 2007 Diversification of African greenbuls in space and time: linking ecological and historical processes. J. Orn. (in press).
 
Fjeldså, J., Kiure, J., Doggart, N., Hansen, L.A. & Perkins, A., 2007. Distribution of highland forest birds across a potential dispersal barrier in the Eastern Arc Mountains of Tanzania . Steenstrupia (in press).
 
Fjeldså, J. & Rahbek, C. 1999. [When the forest is important: Biodiversity of tropical forests and priorities; in Danish]. Den Ny Verden 4: 44-57.
 
Fjeldså, J. & Tushabe, H. 2005. Complementarity of species distributions as a tool for prioritising conservation actions in Africa : testing the efficiency of using coarse-scale distribution data. Pp. 1-24 in B.A. Huber et al. (eds) African Biodiversity. Springer.
 
Jetz, W. & Rahbek, C. 2001. Geometric constraints explain much of the species richness patterns in Africa. PNAS 98: 5661-5666.
 
Jetz, W. & Rahbek, C. 2002. Geographic range size and determinants of avian species richness. Science 297: 1584-1551.
 
Jetz, W., Rahbek, C. & Colwell, R.K. 2004. The coincidence of rarity and richness and the potential signature of history in centers of endemism. Ecology Letters 7:1180-1191.
 
Küper, W. et al. 2004. Africa 's hotspots of biodiversity redefined. Ann. Missouri Bot. Garden 91:525-536.
 
Kissling, W. D., Rahbek, C. and Böhning-Gaese, K. 2007. Food plant diversity as broad-Scale Determinant of Avian Frugivore Richness. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences 274: 799-808.
 
Larsen, R.W. & Rahbek, C. 2003. Influence of scale on conservation priority setting – a test on African mammals. Biodiversity and Conservation 12: 599-614.
 
Larsen, F.W. & Rahbek, C. 2005. The influence of spatial grain size on the suitability of the higher-taxon approach in continental priority-setting. Animal Conservation 8: 389-396.
 
Larsen F.W., Bladt J., and Rahbek C. 2007. Improving the performance of indicator groups for the identification of important areas for conservation of species. Conservation Biology DOI: 10.1111/j.1523-1739.2007.00658.x.
 
Moore, J., Balmford, A., Allnut, T. & Burgess , N.D. 2004. Integrating costs into conservation planning across Africa . Biological Conservation 117: 343-350.
 
Moore, J., Balmford, A., Brooks, T., Burgess, N., Hansen, L.A. , Lovett, J.C., Tokumine, S, Williams, P., Woodward, F.I. & Rahbek, C. 2001. Extent of conservation conflict in Africa based on complementarity analysis. Science Online, available at  (http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/eletters/293/5535/1591)
 
Moore , J.L., Balmford, A., Brooks, T., Burgess, N.D., Hansen, L.A. , Rahbek C. & Williams, P.H. 2003. Performance of sub-Saharan vertebrates as indicator groups for identifying priority areas for conservation. Conservation Biology 17: 207-218.
 
Moore , J.L., Folkmann, M., Balmford, A., Brooks, T., Burgess, N., Rahbek, C., Williams, P.H. & Krarup, J. 2003. Heuristic and optimal solutions for set-covering problems in conservation biology. Ecography 26: 595.601.
 
Moore, J., Manne, L., Brooks, T., Burgess, N., Davies, R., Rahbek, C., Williams, P., Balmford, A. 2002. The distribution of cultural and biological diversity in Africa . Proc. Royal Soc., Bio. Sciences 269: 1645-1653.
 
Walther, B.A. & Rahbek C. 2002. Where do Palearctic migratory birds overwinter in Africa? Dansk Orn. Foren. Tidsskr. 96: 4-8.
 
Williams, P.H., Burgess, N.C. & Rahbek, C., 2000. Asses­sing large flagship species representing the diversity of sub-Saharan mammals. Pp. 85-99 in A. Entwistle & N. Dunstone, eds, Priorities for the Conservation of Mammalian Diversity. Has the Panda had its Day? Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, U.K.
 
Williams, P.H., Burgess, N.D., & Rahbek , N.D. 2000. Flagship species, ecological complementarity and conserving the diversity of mammals and birds in sub-Saharan Africa . Animal Conservation 3: 249-260.
 
Williams, P.H., de Klerk, H. & Crowe, T.M. 1999. Interpreting biogeographical boundaries among Afrotropical birds: spatial patterns in richness, gradients and species replacements. J. Biogeography 26: 459-474.
 
Williams, P.H., Moore , J.L., Kamden Toham, A., Brooks, T.M., Strand , H., D'Amico, J., Wisz, M., Burgess, N.D., Balmford, A. & Rahbek, C. 2003. Integrating biodiversity priorities with conflicting socio-economic values in the Guinean-Congolian forest region. Biodiversity and Conservation 12: 1297-1320.
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