Sustainability Science Program

Eben Broadbent

Eben Broadbent

Period at SSP: Fall 2011 - Spring 2012
Appointment title at SSP: Doctoral Fellow in Sustainability Science
Research project title at SSP: Predictors of Leaf Trait Variation in Tree Species during Forest Succession in the Bolivian Amazon
Faculty host at SSP: Noel Michele Holbrook
Final SSP progress report on file: Progress report
Documents produced drawing on fellowship research: Documents
Most recent institutional appointment on file: University of Alabama, Department of Geography
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Most recent CV on file: CV
This entry last updated on: January 6, 2015



Barbosa, J. M., E. N. Broadbent, and M. D. Bitencourt. 2014. Remote sensing of aboveground biomass in tropical secondary forests: A review. International Journal of Forestry Research. 2014,

Broadbent, E. N., A. M. Almeyda Zambrano, G. P. Asner, C. B. Field, B. E. Rosenheim, T. Kennedy-Bowdoin, D. Knapp, D. Burke, C. Giardina, and S. Cordell. 2014. Linking rainforest ecophysiology and microclimate through fusion of airborne LiDAR and hyperspectral imagery. Ecosphere 5(5):57.

Broadbent, Eben N., Angélica M. Almeyda Zambrano, Gregory P. Asner, Marlene Soriano, Christopher B. Field, Harrison Ramos de Souza, Marielos Peña-Claros, Rachel I. Adams, Rodolfo Dirzo, Larry Giles. 2014. Integrating stand and soil properties to understand foliar nutrient dynamics during forest succession following slash-and-burn agriculture in the bolivian amazon. PloS ONE 9(2): e86042.

Chávez, Andrea B., Eben N. Broadbent, Angélica M. Almeyda Zambrano. 2014. Smallholder policy adoption and land cover change in the southeastern Peruvian Amazon: A twenty-year perspective. Applied Geography 53: 223-233, doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2014.06.017.

Moll-Rocek, Julian, Matthew E. Gilbert, and Eben N. Broadbent. 2014. Brazil Nut (Bertholletia excelsa, Lecythidaceae) Regeneration in Logging Gaps in the Peruvian Amazon, International Journal of Forestry Research. 2014,


Broadbent EN, Almeyda Zambrano AM, Dirzo R, Durham WH, Driscoll L, Gallagher P, Salters R, Schultz J, Colmenares A. 2012. The effect of land use change and ecotourism on biodiversity: a study of Manuel Antonio, Costa Rica, from 1985-2008. Landscape Ecology 27:731-744.

Broadbent, Eben N. 2012. Tropical forests across temporal and spatial scales. PhD dissertation, Biology Department, Stanford University.