Jeremy Jackson, former Science Advisory Board Member, to receive Roger Tory Peterson Medal from Harvard Museum of Natural History
NPR’s Talk of the Nation Features Sabbatical Fellow David Tilman on Biofuels Podcast
Coastal Ecosystem-Based Management with Nonlinear Ecological Functions and Values
Edward B. Barbier et alScience 319(5861): 321-323 (2008)Abstract
See also: Managing Coastal Wetlands
Ivan Valiela and Sophia E. Fox
Science 319(5861) (2008)
Determining Pan-Tropical Patterns of Liana Distributions From Regional Datasets
S. Schnitzer et al
This dataset contains information on abundance, basal area, and species identity for more than 80,000 lianas from tropical forests located in Mexico, Central and South America, Africa and Asia.
Evaluating Publication Bias in Ecology Principal Investigator: Amber E. Budden
Double-blind Review Favours Increased Representation of Female Authors
Trends in Ecology & Evolution 23(1): 4-6 (2008)
Shifting Plant Phenology in Response to Global Change
Elsa E. Cleland, Isabelle Chuine, Annette Menzel, Harold A. Mooney and Mark D. Schwartz
Trends in Ecology & Evolution 22(7) 357-365 (2007)
NCEAS Welcomes Interim Director
William Murdoch, an internationally known ecologist who served as the first director of NCEAS.
Circuit Theory Predicts Gene Flow in Plant and Animal Populations
Brad H. McRae and Paul Beier
PNAS, Early Edition, December 3, 2007 Abstract
Scientist Employs Circuit Theory to Protect Endangered Species
Director Jim Reichman Retires From NCEAS Press Release
Luce Environmental Science to Solutions Program Awards 20 Fellowships at UCSB: NCEAS to Provide Training in Ecoinformatics Press Release
Integrating Invasive Mammal Eradications and Biodiversity Offsets for Fisheries Bycatch: Conservation Opportunities and Challenges for Seabirds and Sea Turtles
C. Josh Donlan and Chris Wilcox
Biological Invasions, Online First, October 31, 2007 Abstract
NCEAS Sabbatical Fellow Jacob Weiner Wins Danish Programme of Excellence Award
Professor Weiner was honored by the University of Copenhagen for his research developing high density communal crop plants for weed suppression and increased sustainability.
Cultural Diversity, Economic Development and Societal Instability
Daniel Nettle et al.
PLoS ONE 2(9): e929
NSF Award for Kepler/CORE
NCEAS Scientist Andrew Allen explores the origin and maintenance of biodiversity
Synthesizing and Analyzing Complex Ecological Networks with Ecoinformatics
NCEAS Sabbatical Fellow Neo Martinez develops new advances in network science and applies them to the study of food webs...
Global Analysis of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Limitation of Primary Producers in Freshwater, Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystems
James J. Elser et al.
Ecology Letters (OnlineEarly Articles) Abstract
Nature (News and Views) 449, 1000-1001. Online 24 October 2007
Symmetrical Web of Carpinteria Salt Marsh
K. D. Lafferty et al
The authors analyzed the effect of parasites on food-web topology in a salt marsh ecosystem.
The data set is available via the NCEAS Data Repository.
Environmental Science to Solutions Fellowships
Funded by The Henry Luce Foundation
Applications are being accepted from doctoral students at UCSB for an interdisciplinary program focusing on solutions to environmental problems.
Information about the Program
Effects of Metabolic Rate on Protein Evolution
James F. Gillooly, Michael W. McCoy and Andrew P. Allen
Biology Letters online, October 2, 2007