Elaine Hooper

Elaine Hooper

Doctoral Candidate

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B.Fa. Contemporary Dance/Choreography, Concordia University
M.Sc. Biological Sciences, McGill University

Research Interests

Effect of forest fragmentation on forest regeneration in the Brazilian Amazon.

Barriers to forest regeneration in abandoned pastures in Panama.


Hooper, E. 2008. Factors affecting the species richness and composition of neotropical secondary succession: A case study of abandoned agricultural land in Panama. Pps 141-164 in R.W. Myster (ed.) Post-Agricultural Succession in the Neotropics. Springer Science and Business Media, New York, New York.
Lamarche, J.,R.L. Bradley, E. Hooper,B. Shipley, A.M.S. Beaunoir,  and C.Beaulieu. 2007. Forest floor bacterial community composition and catabolic profiles in relation to landscape features in Quebec's Southern Boreal Forest. Microbial Ecology 54 (1):10-20.
Hooper, E., R. Condit and P. Legendre. 2005. Barriers to forest regeneration of deforested and abandoned land in Panama. Journal of Applied Ecology 42(6): 1165-1174.
Hooper, E., P. Legendre and R. Condit. 2004. Factors affecting community composition of forest regeneration in deforested, abandoned land in Panama. Ecology 85 (12): 3313-3326.
Hooper, E., P. Legendre, and R. Condit. Hooper, E., R. Condit and P. Legendre. 2002. Responses of 20 native tree species to reforestation strategies for abandoned farmland in Panama. Ecological Applications 12 (6): 1626-1641.
Hooper, E. and P. Legendre. 2001. Ordination tutorial for analysis of the Norne oil field survey data. Report presented to Det Norske Veritas (DNV) (Department of Natural Resources, Norway), Oslo, Norway, 20 February 2001. 52 pp.
Legendre, P. and E. Hooper. 2001. Analysis of the Norne Oil Field Survey Data. Report presented to the  DNV (Det Norske Veritas). 45 pp.
Hooper, E.  2000. Factors Affecting Natural Tree Regeneration in Abandoned Pastures in Panama. M. Sc. Thesis, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 138 pp.
Hooper, E. and G.F. Ledingham. Vegetation of Grasslands National Park. Canadian Parks Service Report, Prairie and Northern Region. 285 pp.