The data collected at Suaq has resulted in the following scientific publications:

2017

Schuppli, C., Forss, S., Meulman, E. J. M., Utami Atmoko, S. S., van Noordwijk, M. A., & van Schaik, C. P. (Accepted for publication). Sociability positively affects exploratory tendency and innovation repertoires in wild orang-utans. Scientific reports.

 

2016

Schuppli, C., Forss, S. I., Meulman, E. J., Zweifel, N., Lee, K. C., Rukmana, E., . . . van Schaik, C. P. (2016). Development of foraging skills in two orangutan populations: needing to learn or needing to grow? Frontiers in Zoology, 13(1), 43.

Schuppli, C., Meulman, E., Forss, S. I. F., Aprilinayati, F., Van Noordwijk, M. A., & Van Schaik, C. P. (2016). Observational social learning and socially induced practice of routine skills in wild immature orang-utans. Animal Behaiour, 119, 87-98.

van Schaik, C. P., Burkart, J., Damerius, L., Forss, S. I. F., Koops, K., van Noordwijk, M. A., & Schuppli, C. (2016). The reluctant innovator: orangutans and the phylogeny of creativity. Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences, 371(1690). doi:10.1098/rstb.2015.0183

 

2015

Forss, S. I. F., Schuppli, C., Haiden, D., Zweifel, N., & Van Schaik, C. P. (2015). Contrasting Responses to Novelty by Wild and Captive Orangutans. International Journal of Primatology, 77(10), 1109-1121. doi:10.1002/ajp.22445

 

2013

Dunkel, L. P., Arora, N., van Noordwijk, M. A., Utami Atmoko, S. A., Prathama Putra, A., Krützen, M., & van Schaik, C. P. (2013). Variation in developmental arrest among male orangutans: a comparison between a Sumatran and a Bornean population. Frontiers in Zoology, 10, 12.

Meulman, E. J. M., & van Schaik, C. P. (2013). Orangutan tool use and the evolution of technology. Tool Use in Animals: Cognition and Ecology, 176-202.

 

2012

Meulman, E. J., Sanz, C. M., Visalberghi, E., & van Schaik, C. P. (2012). The role of terrestriality in promoting primate technology. Evol. Anthropol., 21(2), 58-68.

 

2011

Barrickman, N. L., Bastian, M. L., Isler, K., & van Schaik, C. P. (2008). Life history costs and benefits of encephalization: a comparative test using data from long-term studies of primates in the wild. Journal of Human Evolution, 54(5), 568-590. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2007.08.012

Krützen, M., Willems, E. P., & van Schaik, C. P. (2011). Culture and geographic variation in orangutan behavior. Current Biology, 21, 1808-1812.

 

2009

Singleton, I., Knott, C. D., Morrogh-Bernard, H. C., Wich, S. A., & van Schaik, C. P. (2009). Ranging behavior of orangutan females and social organization. In S. A. Wich, S. S. Utami Atmoko, T. Mitra Setia, & C. P. van Schaik (Eds.), Orangutans: geographic variation in behavioral ecology and conservation. [Oxford Biology.] (pp. 205-213).

Van Noordwijk, M. A., Sauren, S. E. B., Nuzuar, Abulani, A., Morrogh-Bernard, H., Utami, S. A., & van Schaik, C. P. (2009). Development of independence: Sumatran and Bornean orangutans compared. In S. A. Wich, T. Mitra Setia, S. A. Utami Atmoko, & C. P. Van Schaik (Eds.), Orangutans Compared: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation (pp. 189-203). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

van Schaik, C. P. (2009). Geographic variation in the behavior of wild great apes: is it really cultural? In K. N. Laland & B. G. Galef (Eds.), The Question of Animal Culture (pp. 70-98). Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

van Schaik, C. P., Ancrenaz, M., Djojoasmoro, R., Knott, C. D., Morrogh-Bernard, H. C., Nuzuar, . . . van Noordwijk, M. A. (2009). Orangutan cultures revisited.

van Schaik, C. P., van Noordwijk, M. A., & Vogel, E. R. (2009). Ecological sex differences in wild orangutans. In S. A. Wich, T. Mitra Setia, S. A. Utami Atmoko, & C. P. Van Schaik (Eds.), Orangutans Compared: Geographic Variation in Behavioral Ecology and Conservation (pp. 255-268). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

van Schaik, C. P., van Noordwijk, M. A., & Vogel, E. R. (2009). Ecological sex differences in wild orangutans.

van Schaik, C. P., Marshall, A. J., & Wich, S. A. (2009). Geographic variation in orangutan behavior and biology: its functional interpretation and its mechanistic basis.

Wich, S. A., de Vries, H., Ancrenaz, M., Perkins, L., Shumaker, R. W., Suzuki, A., & van Schaik, C. P. (2009). Orangutan life history variation: Oxford University Press.

 

2008

Barrickman, N. L., Bastian, M. L., Isler, K., & van Schaik, C. P. (2008). Life history costs and benefits of encephalization: a comparative test using data from long-term studies of primates in the wild. Journal of Human Evolution, 54(5), 568-590. doi:10.1016/j.jhevol.2007.08.012

 

2005

van Noordwijk, M. A., & van Schaik, C. P. (2005). Development of ecological competence in Sumatran orangutans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 127, 79-94.

 

2004

van Schaik, C., & van Schaik, C. (2004). Among orangutans: red apes and the rise of human culture.

van Schaik, C. P. (2004). Among Orangutans: Red Apes and the Rise of Human Culture. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press (Belknap.

Wich, S. A., Utami-Atmoko, S. S., Mitra Setia, T., Rijksen, H. D., Schurmann, C., van Hooff, J. A. R. A.     M., & van Schaik, C. P. (2004). Life history of wild Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii).     Journal of Human Evolution, 47, 385-398.

 

2003

van Schaik, C. P. (2003). Orangutan cultures and the comparative study of culture. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 214-214.  Retrieved from <Go to ISI>://WOS:000181670000617

Van Schaik, C. P. (2003). Local traditions in oragutans and chimpanzees: social learning and social tolerance.

van Schaik, C. P., Ancrenaz, M., Borgen, G., Galdikas, B., Knott, C. D., Singleton, I., . . . Merrill, M. (2003). Orangutan cultures and the evolution of material culture. Science, 299(5603), 102-105. doi:10.1126/science.1078004

van Schaik, C. P., Fox, E. A., & Fechtman, L. T. (2003). Individual variation in the rate of use of tree-hole tools among wild orang-utans: implications for hominin evolution. Journal of Human Evolution, 44(1), 11-23. doi:10.1016/s0047-2484(02)00164-1

 

2002

Singleton, I., & van Schaik, C. P. (2002). The social organisation of a population of Sumatran orang-utans. Folia Primatologica, 73(1), 1-20. doi:10.1159/000060415

 

2001

Singleton, I., & van Schaik, C. P. (2001). Orangutan home range size and its determinants in a Sumatran swamp forest. International Journal of Primatology, 22(6), 877-911. doi:10.1023/a:1012033919441

van Schaik, C. P., Monk, K. A., & Robertson, J. M. Y. (2001). Dramatic decline in orang-utan numbers in the Leuser Ecosystem, northern Sumatra. Oryx, 35, 14-25.

Van Schaik, C. P., & Knott, C. D. (2001). Geographic variation in tool use on Neesia fruits in orangutans. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 114(4), 331-342. doi:10.1002/ajpa.1045

 

1999

van Schaik, C. P. (1999). The socioecology of fission-fusion sociality in orangutans. Primates, 40, 73-90.

van Schaik, C. P., Deaner, R. O., & Merrill, M. Y. (1999). The conditions for tool use in primates: implications for the evolution of material culture. J. Hum. Evol., 36(6), 719-741.

 

1995

van Schaik, C. P., Azwar, & Priatna, D. (1995). Population estimates and habitat preferences of orangutans based on line transects of nests. In R. D. Nadler, B. F. M. Galdikas, L. K. Sheeran, & N. Rosen (Eds.), The Neglected Ape (pp. 129-147). New York: Plenum Press.

 

1996

van Schaik, C. P. (1996). Does the orangutan have a future? Population Status in Gunung Leuser National Park. In C. P. van Schaik & J. Supriatna (Eds.), Leuser: A Sumatran Sanctuary (pp. 249-258). Depok, Indonesia: YABSHI.

van Schaik, C. P., Fox, E. A., & Sitompul, A. F. (1996). Manufacture and use of tools in wild Sumatran orangutans. Naturw., 83, 186-188.

 

1991

van Schaik, C. P., & Azwar. (1991). Orangutan densities in differing forest types in the Gunung Leuser National Park (Sumatra), as determined by nest counts. Retrieved from