Jason Chapman

Principal Investigator
Agro-ecology
Rothamsted Research
E-mail: Jason.chapman@rothamsted.ac.uk
Page: http://www.rothamsted.ac.uk/PersonDetails.php?Who=137015

Fields of interest: 

Insect Migration, Radar Biology, Orientation, Altitude Selection, Biometeorology

 

Recent publications:

Chapman JW, Klaassen RHG, Drake VA, Fossette S, Hays GC, Metcalfe JD, Reynolds AM, Reynolds DR and Alerstam T (2011):
 Animal orientation strategies for movement in flows.
Current Biology 21: R861-870.

Alerstam T, Chapman JW, Bäckman J, Smith AD, Karlsson H, Nilsson C, Reynolds DR, Klaassen RHG and Hill JK (2011): 
Convergent patterns of long-distance nocturnal migration in noctuid moths and passerine birds.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278: 3074-3080.

Chapman JW, Drake VA and Reynolds DR (2011): 
Recent insights from radar studies of insect flight.
Annual Review of Entomology 56: 337-356.

Chapman JW, Nesbit RL, Burgin LE, Reynolds DR, Smith AD, Middleton DR and Hill JK (2010):
Flight orientation behaviors promote optimal migration trajectories in high-flying insects.
Science 327: 682-685.

Chapman JW, Reynolds DR, Mouritsen H, Hill JK, Riley JR, Sivell D, Smith AD and Woiwod IP (2008a): 
Wind selection and drift compensation optimize migratory pathways in a high-flying moth.
Current Biology 18, 514-518.

Chapman JW, Reynolds DR, Hill JK, Sivell D, Smith AD and Woiwod IP (2008b):
A seasonal switch in compass orientation in a high-flying migratory moth.
Current Biology 18, R908-R909.