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Active Projects

LeadersTitle
  • Sandy J. Andelman
SNAP: Agriculture by design: A roadmap for sustaining nature and feeding 9.6 billion people
  • William R. L. Anderegg
  • Rosie A. Fisher
  • Jeffrey A. Hicke
Synthesizing frontiers in modeling drought- and insect-induced tree mortality with climate change
  • Nancy Baron
COMPASS (Hosted by NCEAS) (formally SeaWeb)
  • Sharon Baruch-Mordo
  • Joseph E. Fargione
  • Joseph M. Kiesecker
  • Joseph N Ryan
  • Anne M. Trainor
SNAP: Impacts of hydraulic fracturing on water quantity and quality for nature and people: Are we prepared for the future?
  • Michael W. Beck
  • Jane Carter Ingram
SNAP: Integrating natural defenses into coastal disaster risk reduction
  • Jarrett E. Byrnes
  • Sean D. Connell
  • Mark Novak
Global impacts of climate change on kelp forest ecosystems
  • Frank W. Davis
Marine debris: Scale and impact of trash in ocean ecosystems
  • Fabrice DeClerck
  • Luis Solorzano
SNAP: Making ecosystems count in the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Andrew P. Dobson
  • Nita Bharti
  • Matthew H. Bonds
Venture: Understanding how land-use change impacts the dynamics of vector-borne and water borne infectious disease of humans and domestic livestock
  • Brian J. Enquist
  • Brad Boyle
  • Richard Condit
  • Steven Dolins
  • Robert K. Peet
Developing an integrated botanical information network to investigate the ecological impacts of global climate change on plant biodiversity
  • Steven D. Gaines
  • Christopher Costello
  • John M. Melack
  • O. J. Reichman
Sustainable fisheries management project (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Ruth D. Gates
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
Developing a community vision of cyberinfrastructure needs for coral reef systems science
  • Leah R. Gerber
Developing comprehensive management models for marine mammals
  • Evan H. Girvetz
  • David Cleary
SNAP: Finding smart planning solutions in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania: What does sustainable intensification look like?
  • Joshua Goldstein
  • Elizabeth Tellman
SNAP_Prioritizing investments in green infrastructure to meet urban water security needs in Latin America
  • Michael Goulding
  • Craig Groves
  • Mariana Varese
SNAP:Conserving western Amazonia’s freshwater ecosystems & services
  • Stephanie E. Hampton
Large-scale management action experiments and the detection of population-level effects
  • Fangliang He
  • Richard Condit
  • Stephen P. Hubbell
  • Thorsten Wiegand
Dance with neighbors: What have we learned about species coexistence in tree communities from the global stem-mapped forest plots
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • William K. Michener
  • Kathleen K. Smith
INTEROP: Creation of an international virtual data center for the biodiversity, ecological and environmental sciences
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • Stephanie E. Hampton
DataONE: Observation Network for Earth
  • Emily I. Jones
  • Maren L. Friesen
When is a mutualist a cheater? A synthesis of conceptual and data-based perspectives on the causes and consequences of variation in mutualist quality
  • Matthew B. Jones
Semantic enhancements
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
SDCI NMI improvements: Development of Kepler CORE -- a comprehensive, open, robust, and extensive scientific workflow infrastructure
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
Conceptualizing an Institute for Sustainable Earth and Environmental Software (ISEES)
  • Carrie V. Kappel
  • Benjamin S. Halpern
  • Kimberly A. Selkoe
Ocean tipping points (formally Ecosystem thresholds and indicators for marine spatial planning)
  • Nathan J. Mantua
Mechanisms of range limitation for Pacific salmon
  • Mary I. O'Connor
  • Hamish S. Greig
Synthesizing theory and databases to advance a general framework for how warming affects trophic interactions
  • John N. Parker
  • Edward J. Hackett
Advancing theory and research on scientific synthesis
  • Hugh P. Possingham
  • Christopher J. Brown
  • Carissa J. Klein
SNAP: Planning for the impacts of land-­‐uses on coral reef fisheries and livelihoods under different climate scenarios
  • Jai Ranganathan
  • Stephanie E. Hampton
Developing a return on investment approach for conservation planning in Argentina
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
INTEROP: A Community-driven scientific observations network to achieve interoperability of environmental and ecological data
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
Ecoinformatics graduate internships
  • Dean Urban
  • Patrick Comer
  • Lydia P. Olander
A standard assessment framework for ecosystem services
  • Jamie Voyles
  • Cheryl J. Briggs
  • Auston M. Kilpatrick
Fungal pathogens and disease-induced extinction: Are fungal diseases different?
  • Peter D. Walsh
Efficient wildlife disease control: From social network self-organization to optimal vaccination
  • Jono R. Wilson
  • Stuart Campbell
  • Carmen Revenga
SNAP: Managing Data Limited Fisheries for Economic and Biological Objectives

Completed Projects

LeadersTitle
  • Peter A. Abrams
  • Will G. Wilson
Extending, synthesizing, and applying recent advances in competition theory
  • Elizabeth C. Adair
Do microbes matter? Using global data to test implicit versus explicit representation of microbial activity in litter decomposition models
  • Peter B. Adler
Coexistence in a changing environment: Evaluating the role of climatic variability in semiarid plant communities
  • Marcelo A. Aizen
Effects of habitat fragmentation on pollination and reproduction: A synthesis through a meta-analysis approach (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Andrew P. Allen
  • Jessica L. Green
  • Stephen P. Hubbell
  • Pablo A. Marquet
Towards a unified theory of biodiversity
  • Edith B. Allen
  • W. W. Covington
  • Donald A. Falk
Developing the conceptual basis for restoration biology
  • Andrew P. Allen
The role of temperature in the origin and maintenance of biodiversity
  • Fred W. Allendorf
  • Michael K. Schwartz
Genetic monitoring: Development of tools for conservation and management
  • Stefano Allesina
Reverse engineering of ecological networks: From the disassembly to the construction of robust networks
  • John Alroy
Paleoecology of North American mammals: Large-scale patterns and processes
  • John Alroy
  • Charles R. Marshall
  • Arnold I. Miller
Paleobiology Database (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • John Alroy
  • Charles R. Marshall
A sampling-standardized analysis of phanerozoic marine diversification and extinction
  • Sonia Altizer
  • Karen S. Oberhauser
  • Leslie Ries
Monarch butterflies as a model for understanding the spatiotemporal dynamics of migratory species and their response to environmental change
  • Sonia Altizer
  • Charles L. Nunn
Understanding the role of infectious disease in mammalian mating and social systems (Extended)
  • Sonia Altizer
  • Charles L. Nunn
Understanding the ecology and evolution of infectious diseases in mammalian mating and social systems
  • Priyanga Amarasekare
Spatial processes and multi-species interactions: Insights for biodiversity management
  • Sandy J. Andelman
Designing and assessing the viability of nature reserve systems at regional scales: Integration of optimization, heuristic and dynamic models - Year 2
  • Sandy J. Andelman
Review of Forest Service Viability Assessment Processes
  • Sandy J. Andelman
Designing and assessing the viability of nature reserve systems at regional scales: Integration of optimization, Heuristic and dynamic models
  • Sean S. Anderson
  • Gary Cherr
  • Charles H. Peterson
Ecotoxicology of the gulf oil spill: A holistic framework for assessing impacts
  • Per Arneberg
Comparative Studies of Abundance and Species Richness Patterns among Mammalian Nematodes
  • Myla Aronson
  • Madhusudan Katti
  • Charles H. Nilon
  • Paige S. Warren
Comparative ecology of cities: What makes an urban biota “urban”?
  • Mary V. Ashley
New analytical methods in molecular ecology
  • Tia-Lynn Ashman
  • Tiffany M. Knight
  • Susan J. Mazer
  • Martin Morgan
Beyond hand-pollinations: Linking pollen limitation to plant population biology
  • David Atkinson
Towards a new metabolic theory of ecology
  • Juliann E. Aukema
Distributed graduate seminar, economic impacts of non-native forest pests and pathogens in North America
  • Juliann E. Aukema
  • Stephanie E. Hampton
  • O. J. Reichman
Economic impacts of non-native forest pests and pathogens in North America (TNC)
  • Juliann E. Aukema
Economic and ecological implications of non-native forest pests and pathogens (TNC)
  • Juliann E. Aukema
  • Erica Fleishman
Steering committee, economic impacts of non-native forest pests and pathogens in North America
  • Mohamed Bakarr
Global Gap Analysis: An assessment of the global network of protected areas (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Jennifer K. Balch
Relative influence of fuels, climate, and ignition on fire frequency across earth's ecosystems
  • Jordi Bascompte
Self-organization in complex ecosystems (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Jordi Bascompte
Habitat fragmentation: From spatially explicit models to the analysis of patterns in real ecosystems
  • Marissa L. Baskett
Can coral reefs survive climate change?
  • Julia K. Baum
Predicting baseline, current, and future distributions and abundances of apex predators on coral reefs
  • James H. Beach
  • Leonard Krishtalka
Systematics Community (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Judith X. Becerra
Landscape coevolution of bursera plants and its herbivores
  • Michael W. Beck
  • Kenneth L. Heck
Evaluation of the nursery role of wetlands and seagrasses for better conservation and management
  • Timothy Beechie
  • Mary Ruckelshaus
Resilience of Pacific salmon to climate change
  • James D. Bever
SAB_Science Advisory Board 2009-2010
  • Ottar N. Bjornstad
Statistical models for fluctuations in age- and stage-structured populations
  • Ottar N. Bjornstad
Recruitment variability and populations dynamics
  • Dee Boersma
  • Peter Kareiva
Prospectus for an analysis of recovery plans and delisting
  • Brendan J.M. Bohannan
  • Jennifer Hughes Martiny
  • Peter J. Morin
  • Anna-Louise Reysenbach
Patterns in microbial biodiversity (Extended)
  • Brendan J.M. Bohannan
  • Jennifer Hughes Martiny
  • Peter J. Morin
  • Anna-Louise Reysenbach
Patterns in microbial biodiversity
  • Brendan J.M. Bohannan
  • Jessica L. Green
  • Ian J. Wright
Biogeography of Microorganisms: From Taxonomy to Traits
  • Christopher G. Boone
  • Mary L. Cadenasso
  • J. Morgan Grove
  • Steward T. Pickett
Ecology of environmental justice in metropolitan areas
  • Elizabeth T. Borer
Synthesizing intraguild predation theory and data
  • Lindsay Boring
New Directions and Applications for Ecosystem Science in the Private Sector
  • David Bowman
  • Jennifer K. Balch
Pyrogeography - fire's place in earth system science
  • David Bowman
  • Jennifer K. Balch
Pyrogeography and climate change (co-sponsored with KITP)
  • Gay A. Bradshaw
Restoring the landscape: An analysis of Native American approaches to ecological restoration
  • Eli S. Bridge
  • Eldar Rakhimberdiev
  • Nathaniel E. Seavy
  • David W. Winkler
Establishing an open-source animal-tracking analysis platform for archival geolocators
  • Kerry O. Britton
Plants for planting
  • Bernardo R. Broitman
Bottom-up ecosystem-based management of coastal systems: Social drivers of ecological and economic factors in EBM (EBM)
  • Thomas Brooks
Synthesis of the biodiversity knowledge base: Towards a global database of terrestrial vertebrate distributions
  • Marjorie L. Brooks
Anthropogenic stressors on aquatic ecosystems: Modeling links between UV radiation, geochemistry, bioaccumulation, and invertebrate communities at a landscape scale
  • James H. Brown
Allometry
  • James H. Brown
ESA Publications (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • James H. Brown
  • Crawford S. Holling
  • Simon A. Levin
  • David Tilman
Universal Phenomena in Ecology?
  • Gardner M. Brown
  • Peter Kareiva
  • Mark L. Plummer
Biggest Bang for the Buck: Really melding demographic theory with economics
  • Lauren B. Buckley
Distribution dynamics in changing environments: Geographic trait variation and the potential for future adaptation
  • Lauren B. Buckley
  • Michael J. Angilletta
  • Robert D. Holt
  • Joshua Tewksbury
Mechanistic distribution models: Energetics, fitness, and population dynamics
  • Amber E. Budden
Occurrence of publication bias in ecology
  • Lynda Bunting
Continental-scale patterns of salmon abundance during the past 500 years
  • Mark Burgman
  • Sandy J. Andelman
Developing and testing methods for classifying species conservation status and estimating risk
  • Mark Burgman
Setting priorities and making decisions for conservation risk management
  • Rebecca S. Burton
Immunological response to environmental conditions
  • Peter M. Buston
The ecology of hermaphroditic breeding systems
  • Jarrett E. Byrnes
Linking network theory and biodiversity-ecosystem function research: Topology modifies the consequences of species loss for the flow of energy and nutrients within food webs
  • Marc W. Cadotte
Using phylogenetic information to predict the relative importance of equalizing versus stabilizing mechanisms on species coexistence
  • John C. Callaway
  • Steve Crooks
  • Abe Doherty
  • Pat Megonigal
Tidal wetland carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas emissions model
  • Ragan Callaway
  • Robin Brooker
  • Christopher J. Lortie
  • Richard Michalet
Facilitation and competition on alpine elevation gradients: A global experiment on the organization of plant communities
  • James H. Cane
NSF Pollinator Decline Workshop (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Mariah S. Carbone
A synthesis of soil respiration in semi-arid and arid ecosystems across multiple spatial and temporal scales
  • Bradley J. Cardinale
  • J. Emmett Duffy
  • Dave U. Hooper
Biodiversity and the functioning of ecosystems: Translating results from model experiments into functional reality
  • Stephen R. Carpenter
The need for large-scale experimentation to assess and predict the response of ecosystems to perturbation
  • Stephen R. Carpenter
SAB_Science Advisory Board Meeting
  • Stephen R. Carpenter
SAB_Science Advisory Board Meeting
  • Stephen R. Carpenter
Synthesis in Ecology: Applications, opportunities and challenges
  • Carlos Carroll
  • Erica Fleishman
Landscape and population connectivity
  • Ted Case
The biogeography of endemism, age, and area
  • Hal Caswell
  • Michael G. Neubert
A new synthesis of demography and dispersal
  • Jeannine M. Cavender-Bares
  • Stephen Polasky
Developing curricula and model systems for sustainability science
  • Jeannine M. Cavender-Bares
  • David D. Ackerly
  • J. Gordon Burleigh
  • Michelle C. Mack
  • Richard H. Ree
  • Peter B. Reich
Linking phylogenetic history, plant traits, and ecological processes at multiple scales
  • F. Stuart Chapin
  • Osvaldo E. Sala
Scenarios of future biodiversity: Causes, patterns and consequences
  • F. Stuart Chapin
Arctic boreal processes that feed back to climate: Extrapolation and synthesis
  • Jonathan M. Chase
  • Amy L. Freestone
  • Nathan J. Sanders
A synthesis of patterns, analyses, and mechanisms of beta-diversity along ecological gradients
  • Robin L. Chazdon
  • Daniel M. Griffith
Biodiversity and conservation value of agricultural landscapes of Mesoamerica
  • Patrick J. Christie
  • Richard Pollnac
Governance feasibility of marine ecosystem-based management: A comparative analysis (EBM)
  • James S. Clark
Ecological Forecasting (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • James S. Clark
The Role of Dispersal in the Holocene Expansion of Trees
  • Elsa E. Cleland
  • Scott L. Collins
  • Katharine N. Suding
Ushering in a new era of functional ecology: Dynamics in a changing environment
  • Elsa E. Cleland
The response of ecological communities to nutrient enrichment: Utilizing meta-analysis and structural equation modeling to disentangle the influences of functional traits and environmental context
  • Cory C. Cleveland
  • Alan R. Townsend
Revisiting nutrient limitation in tropical forests
  • Jonathan J. Cole
  • Carlos M. Duarte
  • Yves T. Prairie
Integrating the aquatic with the terrestrial component of the global carbon budget
  • William Coleman
Electric Power Research Institute (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Liza S. Comita
Determinants of relative species abundance: A cross-continental comparison of tropical tree communities
  • Richard Condit
Geographic distribution of neotropical tree species: Pattern and process
  • Robert H. Condon
  • Carlos M. Duarte
  • William M. Graham
Global expansion of jellyfish blooms: Magnitude, causes and consequences
  • Margaret Connors
  • Sandy J. Andelman
Kids Do Ecology
  • Benjamin I. Cook
  • Elizabeth M. Wolkovich
Forecasting phenology: Integrating ecology, climatology, and phylogeny to understand plant responses to climate change
  • Howard V. Cornell
  • Susan P. Harrison
  • Christy M. McCain
The role of niche conservatism in producing biodiversity gradients
  • Howard V. Cornell
  • Bradford A. Hawkins
Predators, pathogens, and parasitoids as mortality agents in phytophagous insect populations
  • Robert Costanza
  • Lisa J. Graumlich
  • Sander E. van der Leeuw
Integrated history and future of people on Earth (IHOPE): Building a community data base and testing the resilience - sustainability hypothesis across scales
  • Robert Costanza
  • Stephen Farber
Value of the world's ecosystem services and natural capital: Toward a dynamic, integrated approach
  • Robert Costanza
Total value of the world's ecosystem services and natural capital
  • Christopher Costello
Limited-information fisheries management
  • Christopher Costello
Working Group, Matching property rights institutions with fishery characteristics
  • Christopher Costello
  • Chuck Cook
  • Erica Fleishman
Options for reforming the California nearshore finfish fishery
  • Karl Cottenie
Local versus regional processes: Integrating space and environment
  • Kathryn L. Cottingham
Early warning of discontinuous changes in ecosystem state: Myth, reality, or somewhere in between?
  • Steven Courtney
Sustainable Ecological Institute (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Steven Courtney
  • Deborah M. Brosnan
HCP Report: The way forward
  • Alan P. Covich
Drought effects on riparian forests and reorganization of nested stream food webs
  • Elizabeth E. Crone
  • Martha Ellis
  • Eric S. Menges
When are matrix models useful for management? An empirical test across plant populations
  • Larry B. Crowder
  • Martin D. Smith
Envisioning a sustainable global seafood market and restored marine ecosystems
  • Larry B. Crowder
Marine conservation: Integrating science and policy
  • Philip H. Crowley
Use of numerical, computer-intensive methods to solve optimization problems in evolutionary ecology
  • Kim Cuddington
  • James E. Byers
Habitat modification in conservation problems: Modeling invasive ecosystem engineers
  • Clifford W. Cunningham
The North Atlantic Project: Comparative ecology of the temperate Northwestern and Northeastern Atlantic benthic communities
  • Michael N. Dadd
Meeting of the Species 2000 Project (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Ellen I. Damschen
The causes and consequences of patchiness in kelp forests and implications for coastal marine reserve design (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • John Damuth
Climatic and Habitat Inference from Features of Mammalian Paleocommunities
  • Diane W. Davidson
  • William F. Fagan
Ecological stoichiometry and the spatial distributions and temporal dynamics of arthropods
  • T. Jonathan Davies
Coexistence, competition, and character evolution in carnivores and primates
  • Frank W. Davis
  • Cam Barrows
Ecological monitoring of multi-species habitat conservation plans
  • Frank W. Davis
  • Sandy J. Andelman
  • Greg Greenwood
California Legacy Project (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Frank W. Davis
Coastal Reserves (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Patty Debenham
SeaWeb (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Fabrice DeClerck
  • Heidi Asbjornsen
  • Juliann E. Aukema
  • Karen Garrett
  • Thomas R. Gordon
  • John Lambrinos
  • Margaret M. Mayfield
  • Stacy Philpott
  • Kimberly N. Russell
  • John Tyndall
Biodiversity, conservation and ecosystem services in managed landscapes
  • Andre M. de Roos
Population and community ecology of ontogenetic development and growth
  • Andre M. de Roos
Visiting Scientist
  • Perry de Valpine
Analysis of insect population data with structured population models
  • Daniel F. Doak
  • James A. Estes
  • Terrie Williams
  • J. Timothy Wootton
Conservation planning for ecosystem functioning: Testing predictions of ecological effectiveness for marine predators (EBM)
  • Andrew P. Dobson
  • Robert D. Holt
Infectious diseases and conservation biology
  • Michael J. Donoghue
  • Campbell O. Webb
Phylogenies and community ecology
  • John M. Drake
  • William T. Langford
Machine learning for the environment
  • John M. Drake
Risk analysis for alien species and emerging infectious diseases
  • Peter J. Edmunds
  • Ruth D. Gates
Tropical coral reefs of the future: Modeling ecological outcomes from the analyses of current and historical trends
  • Niles Eldredge
  • John N. Thompson
Ecological processes and evolutionary rates
  • Aaron Ellison
ESA Committee on Data Archiving and Sharing (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Stephen P. Ellner
Visiting Scientist
  • James J. Elser
  • William F. Fagan
Ecological stoichiometry of plant-herbivore interactions
  • Brian J. Enquist
Allometry as a fundamental mechanism linking evolutionary and ecological pattern in vascular plants
  • William F. Fagan
Dendritic landscapes: Exploring connectivity and biodiversity in an alternative geometry
  • William F. Fagan
How habitat edges change species interactions
  • Stephen Farber
  • Robert Costanza
Understanding, valuing, and managing dynamic ecosystem services under stress: Synthesizing across the LTER Network
  • Christopher B. Field
  • Mark Harmon
  • Elisabeth A. Holland
  • Gundolf Kohlmaier
The carbon balance of Eurasia and North America
  • Christopher B. Field
  • Josep G. Canadell
Vulnerability of carbon in permafrost: Pool size and potential effects on the climate system
  • Michael Flannigan
  • Sandra Lavorel
Global change impacts on landscape fires
  • Erica Fleishman
Potential role of contaminants in declines of pelagic organisms in the Upper San Francisco Estuary, California
  • Erica Fleishman
Ecosystem analysis of pelagic organism declines in the Upper San Francisco Estuary
  • Erica Fleishman
Wild salmon ecosystems
  • Erica Fleishman
Steering committee, wild salmon ecosystems
  • Erica Fleishman
Evaluation of declines of pelagic organisms in the upper San Francisco Estuary
  • Erica Fleishman
Valuation of marine ecosystem services
  • Erica Fleishman
Ecological thresholds in the San Francisco Estuary
  • Erica Fleishman
  • Christopher Costello
Steering committee, sustainable fisheries group
  • Erica Fleishman
Analysis and Conservation Prioritization of Landscape Connectivity in Nevada
  • Erica Fleishman
  • Gary Tabor
Climate change and conservation (WCS)
  • Erica Fleishman
Interactions between the near-coastal ocean and the San Francisco Estuary
  • Erica Fleishman
  • Susan Frankel
Risk assessment for climate change and forest pathogens in western North America
  • Erica Fleishman
Prediction of responses of wild Pacific salmon to climate change
  • Sergio R. Floeter
Diversity, biogeography and macroecological patterns of Atlantic reef fishes
  • Robert C. Francis
  • James F. Kitchell
Models of alternative management policies for marine ecosystems
  • Jerry F. Franklin
Nature and role of biological legacies
  • Wilfried Gabriel
Inducible defenses and environmental tolerance: A model system for the evolution of phenotypic plastic responses
  • John A. Gamon
  • Faiz Rahman
SpecNet
  • Ruth D. Gates
Synthesizing molecular and ecological datasets to evaluate how diversity in coral endosymbiont communities (symbiodinium) maps onto environmental sensitivity in corals
  • Leah R. Gerber
Developing population models to examine mortality impacts and spatial components of sea otter demographics (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Leah R. Gerber
The influence of body size on effects of disease in natural populations
  • Leah R. Gerber
Integrating behavior and demography in vertebrate conservation
  • Sarah E. Gergel
Protecting water by conserving land: The importance of spatial arrangement in influencing ecosystem processes
  • Ross Gerrard
Investigating alternative land use/habitat conservation strategies using GIS and optimization modeling (Postdoctoral Fellow)
  • Michael Gilpin
  • Richard L. Church
  • Ross Gerrard
  • Peter A. Stine
Investigating alternative land use/habitat conservation strategies using GIS and optimization modeling (Extended)
  • Michael Gilpin
  • Peter A. Stine
Investigating alternative land use/habitat conservation strategies using GIS and optimization modeling
  • John L. Gittleman
  • Michael L. McKinney
Phylogeny and conservation: Problems in the quantification of biodiversity
  • Charles Godfray
SAB_Science Advisory Board
  • Laura I. Gonzalez Guzman
Visiting Scientist (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Michael F. Goodchild
Geographic Digital Library Meeting (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Doug Goodin
LTER Climate Committee (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Nicholas J. Gotelli
  • Robert K. Colwell
  • Carsten Rahbek
Synthetic macroecological models of species diversity
  • Stith T. Gower
  • Ross McMurtrie
An analysis of the age-related decline in aboveground net primary production: Potential causes and stand-to global scale implications
  • Elise F. Granek
  • Shankar Aswani-Canela
  • Edward B. Barbier
  • Evamaria W. Koch
  • David M. Stoms
Measuring ecological, economic and social values of coastal habitats to inform ecosystem-based management of land-sea (EBM)
  • Charles H. Greene
Responses of North Atlantic continental shelf ecosystems to climate variability and change
  • Nancy B. Grimm
Terrestrial and aquatic biogeochemistry: Sabbatical
  • Nancy B. Grimm
Aquatic-terrestrial Biogeochemistry (ATBGC)
  • Nancy B. Grimm
SAB_Science Advisory Board
  • Katherine L. Gross
Developing a predictive framework for the maintenance and restoration of native plant diversity in grasslands
  • Katherine L. Gross
Predicting grassland community responses to fertilization: Exploring the role of clonality and other species traits
  • Craig Groves
Methods for assessing species viability
  • Craig Groves
Drafting a conservation blueprint: A practitioner's guide to regional planning for biodiversity
  • Anne D. Guerry
  • Kai M.A. Chan
Cultural ecosystem services from marine and coastal systems: Counting the intangibles (EBM)
  • Lance H. Gunderson
  • Crawford S. Holling
  • Garry Peterson
Theories for sustainable futures: Understanding and managing for resilience in human-ecological systems
  • Mats Gyllenberg
Metapopulation models
  • Sally Hacker
SAB_Science Advisory Board 2008-2009
  • Edward J. Hackett
Ecology transformed? A proposed working group to study new forms of scientific collaboration
  • Edward J. Hackett
Ecology transformed: Social and intellectual change in ecological research
  • Benjamin S. Halpern
  • Hunter S. Lenihan
  • Fiorenza Micheli
  • Kimberly A. Selkoe
Putting ocean wilderness on the map: Building a global GIS atlas of pristine marine environments
  • Benjamin S. Halpern
Ranking and mapping human threats and impacts to marine ecosystems in the California current
  • Benjamin S. Halpern
Predicting community-level responses to disturbance: Implications for reserve design (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Stephanie E. Hampton
Kids Do Ecology Poster Day
  • Stephanie E. Hampton
NCEAS Summer Institute
  • Lee Hannah
  • Jason Bradford
A collaborative research effort in climate change and biodiversity for the Tropical Andes (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Ilkka Hanski
Metapopulation models
  • Sharon L. Harlan
Urban ecology, social inequality, and climate: Building an integrative framework at the neighborhood scale
  • Mark Harmon
Analysis of long-term litter decomposition experiments: Synthesis at the site, regional, and global levels
  • Stephen C. Hart
Analysis and synthesis of the historical range of variability in ecosystem structure and function of inland west forests: Implications for ecological restoration (Sabbatical Fellow)
  • Drew Harvell
The ecology of marine diseases (Extended)
  • Drew Harvell
The ecology of marine diseases
  • Alan Hastings
  • Louis W. Botsford
Development of tools for the practical design of marine reserves
  • Bradford A. Hawkins
  • Howard V. Cornell
Energy and geographic variation in species richness
  • John J. Helly
Computational Ecology
  • Kathy A. Hibbard
Ecosystem Model-Data Intercomparison Working Group on Data - Synthesis, Formats, and Establishment of an EMDI Server Facility
  • Kathy A. Hibbard
Intercomparison of global scale ecological models and field data: EMDI III
  • Kathy A. Hibbard
Intercomparison of global scale ecological models and field data: EMDI II (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Kathy A. Hibbard
Ecosystem model-data intercomparison working group IV (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Ray Hilborn
  • Boris Worm
Distributed Graduate Seminar: Finding common ground in marine conservation and management
  • Ray Hilborn
Predicting extinction: The dynamics of salmon populations at low densities
  • Michael E. Hochberg
A life-history theory of animal groups
  • Michael E. Hochberg
Patterns in social behavior and cultural diversity
  • Michael E. Hochberg
Analyzing pattern and process in human cultural diversity
  • Jason D. Hoeksema
  • James D. Bever
A graduate seminar network to facilitate synthetic research on context-dependency in the mycorrhizal symbiosis
  • Jason D. Hoeksema
  • Nancy C. Johnson
  • James A. Umbanhowar
Bridging the gap between theory and practice in mycorrhizal management (Extended)
  • Jason D. Hoeksema
  • Nancy C. Johnson
  • James A. Umbanhowar
Narrowing the gap between theory and practice in mycorrhizal management
  • Karen Holl
  • Elizabeth E. Crone
  • Cheryl B. Schultz
Restoration in a Landscape Context
  • Robert D. Holt
The ecological and evolutionary dynamics of species' borders
  • Marcel Holyoak
Visiting Scientist
  • Parviez R. Hosseini
Graduate Intern for Complex Population Dynamics
  • Jeff Houlahan
  • David J. Currie
  • C. Scott Findlay
Spatial and temporal community dynamics: Sharing data to answer questions
  • Robert W. Howarth
Nitrogen transport and transformations: A regional and global analysis
  • Laura F. Huenneke
  • F. Stuart Chapin
  • Sandra Diaz
Analysis of diversity reduction experiments to address the ecosystem consequences of biodiversity loss
  • Carolyn T. Hunsaker
Quantification of uncertainty in spatial data for ecological applications
  • Allen H. Hurlbert
Exploring the Swiss Cheese Effect: The causes and consequences of patchily occupied species ranges
  • Anthony R. Ives
  • Thomas M. Frost
Intrinsic and extrinsic variability in community dynamics
  • Jeremy B.C. Jackson
Long-term ecological records of marine environments, populations and communities
  • Robert B. Jackson
Towards an explicit representation of root distributions in global models
  • Michael D. Jennings
The ecology of steppe and grassland vegetation alliances of the Columbia River Basin (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Edward A. Johnson
  • Kiyoko Miyanishi
Forest fires: Behavior and ecological effects
  • Darren Johnson
Converting evolutionary costs into ecological currency: linking trait variation, natural selection, and population dynamics
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • O. J. Reichman
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
Data management and analysis tools supporting adaptive management in South African parks
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • James H. Beach
  • Bertram Ludaescher
  • William K. Michener
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
Science Environment for Ecological Knowledge (SEEK) (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • Diane Ebert-May
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
  • Mark Urban-Lurain
Faculty Institutes for Reforming Science Teaching (FIRST II)
  • Matthew B. Jones
NSF NEON Informatics Meeting (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • Frank W. Davis
  • O. J. Reichman
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
Automation of ecological data management using structured metadata (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Francis Juanes
The allometry of predator-prey relationships
  • Francis Juanes
Comparing globally-distributed population of Pomatomus saltatrix: Life histories and fisheries
  • Jaap A. Kaandorp
  • Janet E. Kubler
Modelling growth and form of sessile marine organisms
  • Peter Kareiva
  • Gretchen Daily
  • Stephen Polasky
  • Taylor Ricketts
Conservation priorities: Can we have our biodiversity and ecosystem services too?
  • Peter Kareiva
Developing a modeling paradigm for spatially explicit urban ecology models
  • Peter Kareiva
Habitat conservation planning for endangered species
  • Peter Kareiva
Infusing ecological theory into the design of environmental monitoring
  • Dawn Kaufman
The latitudinal gradient of diversity: Synthesis of pattern and process
  • Timothy H. Keitt
Visiting Scientist (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Dave Kelly
  • Andrew M. Liebhold
  • Victoria L. Sork
Evolutionary causes and ecological consequences of mast seeding in plants
  • Suzi Kerr
  • Alexander Pfaff
A dynamic integrated model of land use, carbon flows and carbon sequestration supply in Costa Rica
  • Aaron A. King
  • Pejman Rohani
Unifying approaches to statistical inference in ecology
  • Margaret F. Kinnaird
  • Timothy G. O'Brien
Functional relationships of Asian Hornbills in changing forest landscapes
  • Ann P. Kinzig
  • Stephen W. Pacala
Proposal for Workshop and Web-Based Working Group on The Theoretical Foundations of Biodiversity/Ecosystem Function Relationships
  • James F. Kitchell
Apex predators in the ocean
  • James F. Kitchell
Food web models for aquatic ecosystems
  • Ben Klaas
Graduate Intern
  • Charles Kolstad
  • Geoffrey Heal
The economics of biodiversity
  • Christopher P. Konrad
  • Julian D. Olden
Evaluating responses of freshwater ecosystems to experimental water management
  • Julia Koricheva
  • Jessica Gurevitch
Meta-analysis in ecology: Lessons, challenges and future
  • Claire Kremen
  • Neal M. Williams
Restoring an ecosystem service to degraded landscapes: Native bees and crop pollination
  • Vlastimil Krivan
Merging adaptive behavior and population dynamics
  • Thomas H. Kunz
An ecological-economic analysis of pest-control services: The Brazilian Free-tailed Bat as a model
  • Kevin D. Lafferty
  • Andrew P. Dobson
  • Mercedes Pascual
Parasites and food webs - the ultimate missing links
  • Lesley Lancaster
What Community Characteristics Promote Recent and Current Bio-Diversification? An Investigation of Community-Level, Ecological Correlates of Rapid Diversification in Replicate, Temperate Angiosperm Genera
  • William T. Langford
Evaluation functions for ecological image segmentation
  • Brendon Larson
Ecological metaphors: Their cultural resonance and what we can do about it
  • Peter R. Leavitt
Ecological variability of lakes in time: Integrated insights from paleolimnology and long-term ecological research
  • Mathew A. Leibold
The Meta-Community Concept: A framework for large scale community ecology?
  • Thomas M. Lewinsohn
Community structure and interaction diversity in insect-plant assemblages
  • Andrew M. Liebhold
  • Deborah G. McCullough
Applying population ecology to strategies for eradicating invasive forest insects
  • Andrew M. Liebhold
  • Jessica Gurevitch
Integrating the statistical modeling of spatial data in ecology
  • Andrew M. Liebhold
Application of geostatistics in ecology (Sabbatical Fellow)
  • Rowan Lockwood
Is rarity linked to extinction in the fossil record? Synthesizing data from background and mass extinctions in U.S. Coastal Plain mollusks
  • David M. Lodge
Biology and policy of invasive species
  • Michael E. Loik
PrecipNet: Analysis and synthesis of precipitation and ecosystem change
  • Mark V. Lomolino
  • James H. Brown
  • Dov F. Sax
Foundations and future of biogeography
  • Christopher J. Lortie
  • Jarrett E. Byrnes
The future of publishing in ecology, evolutionary biology, and environmental science
  • Christopher J. Lortie
  • Lonnie W. Aarssen
  • Julia Koricheva
  • Tom Tregenza
A quantitative exploration of the role of publication-related biases in ecology
  • Jonathan B. Losos
Comparative study of adaptive radiation
  • James R. Lovvorn
Physiological limits on realized patch structure and trophic coupling from krill to diving seabirds
  • Jane Lubchenco
  • Steven D. Gaines
  • Stephen R. Palumbi
Developing the theory of marine reserves
  • Yiqi Luo
  • Christopher B. Field
Progressive nitrogen limitation of plant and ecosystem responses to elevated CO2
  • Kathleen Lyons
Temporal and spatial dimensions of mammalian community structure: Pattern and process
  • Michelle C. Mack
Climate warming and fire in a naïve biome: Using insights from boreal forest to understand causes and consequences of fire intensification in arctic tundra
  • Luis Francisco Madrinan
Investigating responses of riverine habitats and Pacific salmon to climate change
  • Pablo A. Marquet
Power laws in ecology
  • David M. Marsh
Optimal design of population monitoring programs
  • David M. Marsh
  • Stephanie E. Hampton
Toads, roads, and nodes: Collaborative course-based research on the landscape ecology of amphibian populations
  • Neo Martinez
Synthesizing and analyzing complex ecological networks with ecoinformatics
  • Mark N. Maunder
  • Benjamin Bolker
  • Beth Gardner
Evaluating and improving open source software for nonlinear statistical modeling in ecology
  • Brian A. Maurer
  • Brian Dennis
  • Subhash R. Lele
  • Mark L. Taper
Analyzing the demographic structure of geographic ranges: Investigating techniques to predict geographic range size
  • Susan J. Mazer
  • David D. Ackerly
  • Miguel Martinez-Ramos
  • Horacio Paz
Life-history variation and community structure in neotropical rainforest communities: Ecological and phylogenetic influences
  • Christy M. McCain
Elevational trends in biodiversity: Examining theoretical predictions across taxa
  • Edward McCauley
Development and application of scientific knowledge to ecosystem-based management of coastal marine systems
  • Deborah G. McCullough
  • Joseph F. Cavey
  • Sarah Reichard
Pathways of non-indigenous plant pest introductions: How exotic insects, pathogens and weeds arrive in the United States
  • Robert I. McDonald
  • Peter J. Marcotullio
Ecosystem services on an urbanizing planet: What 2 billion new urbanites means for air and water
  • Brian McGill
  • Rampal S. Etienne
  • Jessica L. Green
Tools and fresh approaches for species abundance distributions
  • Brian McGill
  • Robert Guralnick
  • Walter Jetz
  • Jana McPherson
Choosing (and making available) the right environmental layers for modeling how the environment controls the distribution and abundance of organisms
  • Karen L. McLeod
  • Larry B. Crowder
  • Michael J. Fogarty
  • Andrew A. Rosenberg
A framework to assess ecosystem health in support of ecosystem-based management of coastal-marine systems (EBM)
  • Brad H. McRae
Linking landscape ecology and population genetics using algorithms from circuit theory
  • Carlos J. Melian
The evolution of behavior and the structure of ecological networks
  • Carlos J. Melian
Unifying niche-neutral theories of molecular, community and network evolution (Gift)
  • Duncan N. Menge
Synthesizing ecosystem development data in a theoretical framework to understand transitions from nitrogen limitation to colimitation to phosphorus limitation
  • Jennifer Merrick
National Center for Environmental Decision-Making Research. Grad Student Intern
  • Fiorenza Micheli
Joint effects of top-down and bottom-up forces on the structure and dynamics of estuarine and coastal marine communities: Interactions between nutrient inputs and fisheries exploitation
  • Fiorenza Micheli
  • Andrew A. Rosenberg
A synthetic approach to the science of ecosystem-based management of coastal marine ecosystems (EBM)
  • William K. Michener
Partnership for Biodiversity Information (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • William K. Michener
  • Richard Haeuber
Interdisciplinary synthesis of recent natural and managed floods
  • Bruce T. Milne
Theoretical landscape ecology
  • Charles E. Mitchell
  • Alison G. Power
The roles of natural enemies and mutualists in plant invasions
  • Gary G. Mittelbach
Community ecology in transition
  • Gary G. Mittelbach
Determinants of species diversity at varying spatial scales
  • Gary G. Mittelbach
  • Howard V. Cornell
  • Douglas W. Schemske
Gradients in biodiversity and speciation
  • Jannicke Moe
Stoichiometry and population dynamics of consumer-resource systems: A combined experimental and modelling approach (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Patricia D. Moehlman
The evolution of cooperative breeding in Canidae: Implications for extinction risk
  • Angela T. Moles
The radiation of seed mass strategies worldwide
  • Harold A. Mooney
Ecological Monitoring
  • John C. Moore
  • Quan Dong
Detritus and dynamics of populations, food webs and communities
  • Max A. Moritz
Fire as a Global Ecological Disturbance
  • William F. Morris
  • Catherine A. Pfister
  • Shripad Tuljapurkar
Stochastic demography for an increasingly variable world
  • Cynthia J. Moss
  • Harvey Croze
Analysis and synthesis of results of studies carried out over three decades by the Amboseli Elephant Research Project in Kenya
  • Teresa Mourad
  • Wendy K. Gram
  • Bruce Grant
Engaging undergraduate students in ecological investigations using large, public datasets: Distributed Graduate Seminar
  • Helene C. Muller-Landau
Landscape-scale variation in forest communities and the distribution of tree life history strategies
  • William W. Murdoch
  • Peter Turchin
Complex Population Dynamics
  • William W. Murdoch
Spatio-Temporal Conference
  • William W. Murdoch
  • Peter Kareiva
  • Hugh P. Possingham
International conservation: Expanding the decision framework
  • William W. Murdoch
SAB_Science Advisory Board Meeting
  • William W. Murdoch
Integrative research in population dynamics (Sabbatical Fellow)
  • William W. Murdoch
  • Stephen R. Carpenter
External Advisory Committee/NSF Meeting
  • Jill L. S. Murray
Bridging microbial and theoretical ecology to investigate cooperative strategies in bacteria
  • Robert J. Naiman
Fresh water and environmental change: The ecological consequences of altered hydrological regimes
  • Robert J. Naiman
The ecology and uses of riparian zones
  • Roger M. Nisbet
Predicting population level effects of toxicants
  • Richard J. Norby
  • Paul J. Hanson
  • Yiqi Luo
  • Ram Oren
  • I. Colin Prentice
Benchmarking ecosystem response models with experimental data from long-term CO2 enrichment experiments
  • Steven Oberbauer
  • Tiffany Troxler
Long-term phenological changes in tundra plants in response to experimental warming and observed changes in climate
  • W. John O'Brien
Global change and eutrophication: Modeling of arctic lake ecosystems
  • Mary I. O'Connor
Linking Physiological Rates and Community Ecology: Effects of Temperature on Food Web Dynamics and Population Connectivity
  • Thomas L. O'Halloran
Quantitative analysis of ecosystem processes in forests and estuaries
  • Dennis S. Ojima
  • Arvin R. Mosier
Analysis and synthesis of trace gas fluxes
  • Robert J. Olson
  • James F. Kitchell
Ecological implications of alternative fishing strategies for apex predators
  • John L. Orrock
Interactions between mammalian herbivores and associated plant communities
  • Robert J. Orth
  • William C. Dennison
Global trajectories of seagrasses: Establishing a quantitative basis for seagrass conservation and restoration
  • Craig W. Osenberg
Meta-analysis, interaction strength and effect size: Application of biological models to the synthesis of experimental data
  • Gail Osherenko
  • Satie Airame
  • Larry B. Crowder
  • Elliott A. Norse
  • Oran R. Young
Ecosystem-based management for the oceans: The role of zoning
  • Richard S. Ostfeld
Ecology of infectious disease: Roles of biodiversity, biotic interactions, and global change
  • Norman Owen-Smith
  • N. Thompson Hobbs
  • Andrew W. Illius
  • Per Lundberg
Dynamics of large mammalian herbivores in changing environments: Alternative modeling approaches
  • Michael L. Pace
Establishing Structure for the Synthesis and Integration of Progress in Ecosystem Science
  • Michael L. Pace
SAB_Science Advisory Board
  • Craig Packer
Serengeti: The origins and future of a complex ecosystem (Extended)
  • Craig Packer
  • Stephen Polasky
Serengeti: The origins and future of a complex ecosystem
  • Dianna K. Padilla
Non-native species introductions in marine reserves and protected areas
  • Margaret A. Palmer
  • J. David Allan
A synthetic analysis of the scientific basis of ecological restoration of stream ecosystems
  • Margaret A. Palmer
ESA Ecological Visions Committee (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Margaret A. Palmer
SAB_Science Advisory Board 2003-2004
  • Ingrid M. Parker
Invasion biology: Toward a theory of impacts
  • John N. Parker
Disciplinary synthesis and collaboration in ecology: Organizations, research groups, and work lives
  • Robert R. Parmenter
National Science Foundation Biodiversity Observatory Network (BON) Workshop (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Camille Parmesan
Assessing effects of global change by geographical analysis of population-level persistence data
  • Julia K. Parrish
Marine conservation
  • William J. Parton
  • Steven R. Archer
  • Michael B. Coughenour
  • David Hall
Interactions in mixed tree-grass systems
  • Mercedes Pascual
  • Andrew P. Dobson
Seasonality and the population dynamics of infectious diseases
  • Stephanie Pau
Improving our understanding of the ecological controls on the distribution and phenology of C3 and C4 grasses in response to climate variations
  • Robert Pavia
  • James Lindholm
Distributed graduate seminar - The role of MPAs in ecosystem-based management: Examining the science and politics of an ocean conservation strategy
  • Robert K. Peet
  • Stephan Hennekens
Tools for vegetation classification and analysis
  • Robert K. Peet
  • Dennis H. Grossman
  • Michael D. Jennings
  • Marilyn D. Walker
An information infrastructure for vegetation science (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Randall M. Peterman
Monitoring responses of Pacific salmon to climate change
  • Christine Petersen
Assessing sensitivity of salmon species to river modifications and climate change
  • Charles H. Peterson
SAB_Science Advisory Board Meeting
  • Garry Peterson
  • Craig R. Allen
  • Crawford S. Holling
Cross-scale organization and resilience of ecological systems
  • Charles H. Peterson
SAB_Science Advisory Board Meeting
  • Erin E. Peterson
  • Daniel J. Isaak
  • Jay M. Ver Hoef
Spatial statistical models for stream networks: Synthesis and new directions
  • A. Townsend Peterson
  • Craig Moritz
Testing alternative methodologies for modeling species' ecological niches and predicting geographic distributions
  • Alexander Pfaff
A supply function for carbon sequestration: Multi-disciplinary estimation and integrated sensitivity analysis
  • Warren P. Porter
Putting physiology on a landscape scale
  • Warren P. Porter
Climate-ecological interactions: Individual, population and community connections
  • Hugh P. Possingham
Decision theory in conservation biology: Are there rules of thumb?
  • Hugh P. Possingham
  • Carissa J. Klein
Supporting decision making in the Coral Triangle Initiative: Prioritizing socially and economically viable projects and places for biodiversity conservation (EBM)
  • David M. Post
How does turnover time structure affect ecosystem stability?
  • Evan L. Preisser
  • Daniel I. Bolnick
When, and how much, does fear matter? Quantitatively assessing the impact of predator intimidation of prey on community dynamics
  • Robert Pressey
Effectiveness of current Approaches to Identifying Priority Conservation Areas
  • Robert Pressey
Conservation planning tools
  • Stephen D. Prince
Global Primary Production Data Initiative
  • Chris Pyke
Climate, ecosystems, and land-use: Understanding environmental variability in human-dominated landscapes
  • Simon A. Queenborough
Addressing a long-standing paradox: How do dioecious plant species persist?
  • James F. Quinn
U.S. Biological Resources Division IABIN Workshop (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Katherine Ralls
  • Christopher Amrhein
  • Frank W. Davis
  • Richard B. Howarth
A multidisciplinary analysis of alternative farmland-retirement strategies for restoring San Joaquin Valley ecosystems
  • James T. Randerson
  • Josep G. Canadell
  • Robert B. Jackson
Linking carbon storage in terrestrial ecosystems with other climate forcing agents: A synthesis allowing for effective carbon dioxide stabilization policies
  • Beverly Rathcke
SAB_Science Advisory Board 2006-2008
  • Leslie A. Real
  • Andrew P. Dobson
Spatial ecology of infectious disease
  • Leslie A. Real
North American Rabies Database
  • Helen M. Regan
  • Sahotra Sarkar
Making decisions on complex environmental problems
  • O. J. Reichman
EAC Meeting
  • O. J. Reichman
KDI: Proposal development meeting (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • O. J. Reichman
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
Integrating marine ecology data for scientific analysis and resource management: A community database prototype (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • O. J. Reichman
  • Leonard Krishtalka
NSF Biodiversity Observatory Network (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • O. J. Reichman
  • James W. Brunt
  • John J. Helly
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • Michael R. Willig
A Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity: Building and evaluating a metadata-based framework for integrating heterogeneous scientific data (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • O. J. Reichman
Knowledge and capacity-building to support ecosystem-based management (EBM) for sustainable coastal-marine systems
  • O. J. Reichman
Los Marineros. A Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Program in Partnership with the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • O. J. Reichman
Data management for the ecological sciences (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • William A. Reiners
Modeling ecological influences across landscape space
  • William A. Reiners
Propagation of ecological influences across landscape space
  • Michael A. Rex
  • Donald R. Strong
Deep sea biodiversity: Pattern and scale
  • Anthony J. Richardson
  • Elvira Poloczanska
Towards understanding marine biological impacts of climate change
  • Taylor Ricketts
SAB_Science Advisory Board 2010-2011
  • Mark Ritchie
Thermodynamics of trophic interactions: Toward a reconciliation of energy and elements
  • David W. Roberts
Synthesizing the new vegetation ecology
  • Carlos Robles
  • Hal Batchelder
  • Mark W. Denny
  • Robert A. Desharnais
  • Douglas Donalson
  • Roger M. Nisbet
Modeling spatially structured dynamics in benthic populations
  • Josephine Rodriguez
Understanding a diverse insect-parasitoid community: insights from synthesizing biodiversity inventory data from the tropics
  • Michael S. Rosenberg
  • Bryan K. Epperson
  • Andrew T. Storfer
An interdisciplinary approach to advancing landscape genetics
  • Stephen Rothstein
Cowbird Management (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Joan Roughgarden
Ecology and Economics
  • Joan Roughgarden
Ecological economics
  • Mary Ruckelshaus
SAB_Science Advisory Board 2004-2006
  • Gareth J. Russell
  • Michael L. McKinney
Sampling curves in ecology: Theory and application
  • Gareth J. Russell
New tools for the analysis of population and community dynamics
  • Lindsey Rustad
  • Giles M. Marion
Analysis, synthesis, and integration of temperature manipulation research
  • Sadie J. Ryan
Quantifying long-term landscape vegetation dynamics in and around Kibale National Park, Uganda, to establish appropriate landscapes for zoonotic disease models
  • John L. Sabo
Thermal physiology and the abundance and distribution of ectotherms
  • John L. Sabo
SAB_Science Advisory Board 2012
  • John L. Sabo
  • Laura C. Bowling
  • Gerrit H. Schoups
Human impacts of water infrastructure on watershed ecosystems and the sustainability of irrigated agriculture in the coterminous US
  • John L. Sabo
Dams, river networks and the distribution of native and non-native freshwater fauna in the United States
  • Raphael Sagarin
Ecological and evolutionary models for homeland security strategy
  • Dov F. Sax
  • Steven D. Gaines
  • John J. Stachowicz
Exotic species: A source of insight into ecology, evolution, and biogeography
  • Mark P. Schildhauer
  • Shawn Bowers
  • Matthew B. Jones
  • Steve Kelling
  • Joshua S. Madin
  • Larry Sugarbaker
Towards a unified model for describing ecological and environmental observation data
  • Joshua P. Schimel
Can we now determine if, when, and how microbial community composition impacts ecosystem processes? Will that understanding yield critical new information about ecosystem function and response to change?
  • Daniel Schlenk
Potential interactions between urban runoff and decline of pelagic fishes
  • Oswald J. Schmitz
Understanding the role of individual-scale processes in community-level dynamics: What are the dynamically relevant organizational scales for predicting community dynamics?
  • Stefan A. Schnitzer
  • Robyn J. Burnham
Lianas and tropical forest dynamics: Synthesis of Pan-tropical patterns from regional data sets
  • Cheryl B. Schultz
Managing natural areas: How do we select among land management options?
  • Kimberly L. Schulz
Food quality effects on ecological efficiency at multiple scales in aquatic systems
  • Edward A.G. Schuur
Permafrost and the global carbon cycle: A research and education synthesis towards understanding terrestrial feedbacks to climate change
  • Eric Seabloom
Restoration of invaded California grasslands
  • Timothy Seastedt
Association of Ecosystem Research Centers Annual Meeting (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Kimberly A. Selkoe
Elucidating marine dispersal with population genetics: A simulation approach with case studies on the Northwest Hawaiian Islands and the Pacific coasts of Baja and Southern California (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Brice Semmens
Los Marineros: A Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary Program in Partnership with the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
  • Brice Semmens
California Marine Managed Areas Survey
  • Moshe Shachak
The role of plants as landscape modulators in controlling biodiversity
  • M. Rebecca Shaw
Global climate change and adaptation of conservation priorities
  • Katriona Shea
  • Marc Mangel
  • Hugh P. Possingham
Working Group on Population Management
  • Jane Shevtsov
Synthesizing top-down and bottom-up approaches to ecological energetics
  • Masakazu Shimada
Visiting Scientist
  • Jonathan B. Shurin
  • Daniel S. Gruner
  • Helmut Hillebrand
Comparing trophic structure across ecosystems
  • Jonathan B. Shurin
  • Daniel S. Gruner
  • Helmut Hillebrand
Comparing trophic structure across ecosystems (Extended)
  • Jonathan B. Shurin
Detecting species interactions in survey data: New approaches and applications
  • John R. Sibert
  • Mark N. Maunder
Public domain ADMB project
  • David A. Siegel
Joint Global Ocean Flux Study (JGOFS) Meeting (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Andrew Sih
Identifying and characterizing case studies of the successful use of basic ecological concepts to solve applied problems
  • John Silander
  • Richard M. Cowling
  • Alan E. Gelfand
  • Anthony G. Rebelo
Macro-ecology and biogeography: Hierarchical (Bayesian) model development using data from South Africa
  • Jennifer E. Smith
Coral reef degradation: Determining the relative role of top-down and bottom-up factors in the global decline of coral reefs
  • Robert H. Smith
Analysis of Non-Linear Dynamics in Ecological Time Series; Use of Long-Term Data Sets to Evaluate the Role of Replication in Time and Space
  • Felisa A. Smith
Body size in ecology and paleoecology: Linking pattern and process across spatial, temporal and taxonomic scales
  • Victoria L. Sork
Theoretical and empirical approaches to the study of gene flow in fragmented and managed populations
  • Victoria L. Sork
Synthesis of geographical, spatial-temporal, and metapopulation models into the analysis of landscape-level genetic data of woody plants (Sabbatical Fellow)
  • Cascade Sorte
  • Jeffrey S. Dukes
  • Joshua J. Lawler
Climate change and invasive species: Are non-natives poised for greater success in future climatic conditions?
  • Jack Stanford
Organization of Biological Field Stations (OBFS) Meeting (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Will Steffen
Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystems;A Synthesis
  • Patrick R. Stephens
The effects of lineage age on the species richness of regional assemblages
  • Richard D. Stevens
Environmental determinants of biodiversity
  • Peter A. Stine
  • Richard L. Church
  • Ross Gerrard
Decision support for conservation planning (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • David Stockwell
Preparation of a book and accompanying CD of programs and data entitled "Ecological Niche Modeling: Ecoinformatics in application to biodiversity"
  • Karen B. Strier
  • Susan Alberts
Evolutionary ecology of primate life histories (funded jointly with NESCent)
  • Mark Stromberg
  • Carla M. D'Antonio
  • Susan P. Harrison
  • Carolyn Malmstrom
  • Kevin Rice
Change in California grasslands
  • Donald R. Strong
  • Michael A. Rex
Deep-sea biodiversity: Spatiotemporal dynamics and conservation strategies
  • John P. Swaddle
Testing the importance of ecological theory in predicting human disease: Does avian diversity and community structure predict the incidence of human West Nile virus infection?
  • Mark L. Taper
  • Subhash R. Lele
  • Nicholas J. I. Lewin-Koh
The Evidence Project: Supporting scientific claims
  • Pamela Templer
  • Michelle C. Mack
  • Knute Nadelhoffer
The fate of nitrogen inputs to terrestrial ecosystems
  • Joshua Tewksbury
Natural history from decline to rebirth
  • John N. Thompson
Coevolution and the organization of biodiversity
  • David Tilman
Ecological Forecasting
  • David Tilman
Visiting Scientist
  • David Tilman
The causes and consequences of biodiversity and composition
  • David Tilman
  • Peter Kareiva
Spatial ecology: The role of space in population dynamics and interspecific interactions
  • Mark E. Torchin
Using biological invasions to test predictions of population control by parasites
  • Joseph Travis
SAB_Science Advisory Board
  • Monica G. Turner
  • Virginia H. Dale
Comparing large, infrequent disturbances: What have we learned?
  • James A. Turner
Effects of trade policy on management of non-native forest pests and pathogens
  • Mark C. Urban
  • Mathew A. Leibold
Evolutionary and ecological sorting in space
  • Mark C. Urban
Interaction traits and metacommunity gene flow
  • Diego P. Vazquez
Null models for specialization and asymmetry in plant-pollinator systems
  • Mark Vellend
Forest plant metapopulations in fragmented and dynamic landscapes: Synthesizing models and data
  • D. Lawrence Venable
Population and community dynamics of desert annuals
  • Piet Verburg
Climate forcing of lacustrine energy fluxes
  • David A. Vieglais
Evaluating the role of current semantic web technologies for improving discovery, accessibility and interoperability of ecological and environmental data
  • Charles J. Vorosmarty
Arctic Hydrology (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • Helene H. Wagner
  • Lisette Waits
Developing best practices for testing landscape effects on gene flow: Distributed Graduate Seminar
  • Frederic H. Wagner
Synthesis of elk influences on the Northern Yellowstone ecosystem and role of research in national park policy setting
  • Robert B. Waide
  • Michael R. Willig
An Analysis of the Relationship between Productivity and Diversity using Experimental Results from the Long-Term Ecological Research Network
  • Marilyn D. Walker
  • Michael Hunt Jones
A circumpolar comparison of tundra response to temperature manipulation: A synthesis of international tundra experiment data
  • Robin Waples
  • Jeffrey A. Hutchings
Red flags and species endangerment: Meta-analytical development of criteria for assessing extinction risk
  • Robert R. Warner
Open vs. closed marine populations: Synthesis and analysis of the evidence
  • Jacob Weiner
The allometry of reproduction in plant populations
  • Michael White
Biocomplexity in a coupled natural and human system: The glassy-winged sharpshooter and threats to the California wine industry (Hosted by NCEAS)
  • John A. Wiens
A conceptual synthesis of landscape ecology
  • Chris Wilcox
  • C. Josh Donlan
Exploring compensatory mitigation and markets as mechanisms for resolving fisheries bycatch: Biodiversity conservation conflicts
  • Robert Wilkinson
California Regional Climate Change
  • Jennifer L. Williams
Evaluating life history theory and the consequences of reproductive strategy for population fluctuations
  • John W. Williams
Integrating satellite and pollen data with biogeochemical modelling to reconstruct long-term trends in the productivity and carbon sequestration of terrestrial ecosystems
  • Michael R. Willig
Latitudinal gradients of diversity: A taxonomically and geographically comparative perspective
  • Will G. Wilson
A broad look at organismal interactions: Linking intraspecific social interactions to an interspecific resource-consumer framework
  • Will G. Wilson
Visiting Scientist
  • Mark L. Wilson
  • Leslie A. Real
Global change and infectious disease
  • Elizabeth M. Wolkovich
Long term plankton community dynamics in the face of climate change
  • Kerry D. Woods
Slow systems and complex data-sets: Multi-decade permanent plots permit address of recalcitrant questions about late-successional forests
  • Boris Worm
  • Enric Sala
Linking marine biodiversity to ecosystem functions and services
  • Boris Worm
  • Ray Hilborn
Finding common ground in marine conservation and management
  • Qianlai Zhuang
  • A. David McGuire
  • Jerry M. Melillo
  • Ronald G. Prinn
Toward an adequate quantification of CH4 emissions from land ecosystems: Integrating field and in-situ observations, satellite data, and modeling
  • Evgeny A. Zilov
  • Stephanie E. Hampton
  • Marianne V. Moore
The 60-year data set of plankton dynamics in Lake Baikal: Examining facets of the jewel of Siberia