Institute for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Dynamics

Photographer: Jan van Arkel

dr. J.A. (Jacques) Deere

  • Faculty of Science
  • Visiting address
    Science Park A
    Science Park 904  Amsterdam
    Room number: C4.163
  • Postal address:
    Postbus  94248
    1090 GE  Amsterdam


My research focuses on understand the role of dispersal in eco-evolutionary dynamics and how this interacts with environmental change and I do so by combining experimental work and modelling approaches.

At the moment I am focusing on the bulb mite ( Rhizoglyphus robini) as my model system. The aim is determine the influence of dispersal propensity on population size and structure, life histories and how these change with stochastic environments.



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  • Terblanche, J. S., Clusella-Trullas, S., Deere, J. A., van Vuuren, B. J., & Chown, S. L. (2009). Directional evolution of the slope of the metabolic rate-temperature relationship is correlated with climate. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 82, 495-503. DOI: 10.1086/605361 


  • Jumbam, K. R., Terblanche, J. S., Deere, J. A., Somers, M. J., & Chown, S. L. (2008). Critical thermal limits and their responses to acclimation in two sub-Antarctic spiders: Myro kerguelenensis and Prinerigone vagans. Polar Biology, 31, 215-220. DOI: 10.1007/s00300-007-0349-0 
  • Terblanche, J. S., Clusella-Trullas, S., Deere, J. A., & Chown, S. L. (2008). Thermal tolerance in a south-east African population of the tsetse fly Glossina pallidipes (Diptera, Glossinidae): Implications for forecasting climate change impacts. Journal of Insect Physiology, 54, 114-127. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2007.08.007 
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