Species Richness, Hotspots, and the Scale Dependence of Range Maps in Ecology and Conservation
Allen H. Hurlbert and Walter Jetz
NCEAS Sabbatical Fellow Neo Martinez develops new advances in network science and applies them to the study of food webs...
Compensatory Mitigation as a Solution to Fisheries Bycatch - Biodiversity Conservation Conflicts
Chris Wilcox and C. Josh Donlan
Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5, 6 (2007)
A Meta-Analysis of Effects of Bt Cotton and Maize on Nontarget Invertebrates
Michelle Marvier, Chanel McCreedy, regetz [at] nceas.ucsb.edu (Jim Regetz), and Peter Kareiva
Science 316, 5830 (2007)
This project, funded by the National Science Foundation, is developing new metadata standards for assessment in ecological education. This will facilitate data exchange and comparison of different assessment techniques. The team is led by researchers at Michigan State University.
Novel Methods Improve Prediction of Species' Distributions From Occurrence Data
Elith, J;Graham, CH, et al.
Ecography 29, 2, (2006)
Interview with Jane Elith and Catherine Graham
Principal investigator: Brad McRae
Where Mountain Lions Roam: Star-P Helps Decipher Threatened Wildlife Migration
James F. Gillooly, Andrew Allen, Eric L. Charnov
PLoS Biology4, 8: e248 (2006)
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"Math and Fossils Resolve a Debate on Dinosaur Metabolism"
Boris Worm, Edward B. Barbier, Nicola Beaumont, J. Emmett Duffy, Carl Folke, halpern [at] nceas.ucsb.edu (Benjamin S. Halpern), Jeremy B. C. Jackson, Heike K. Lotze, Fiorenza Micheli, Stephen R. Palumbi, Enric Sala, selkoe [at] nceas.ucsb.edu (Kimberley A. Selkoe), John J. Stachowicz, Reg Watson
Science, 314, 5800 (2006)
Andrew Allen, James Gillooly, Van Savage, and James Brown
PNAS 103, 24 (2006)
Ellen Damschen, Nick Haddad, John Orrock, Joshua Tewksbury and Douglas Levey
Science 313, 5791 (2006)
Patches of pine forest connected by corridors retain more native plant species than isolated patches, reinforcing the utility of connective corridors in conservation efforts.
cleland [at] nceas.ucsb.edu (Elsa Cleland), Nona Chiariello, Scott Loarie, Harold Mooney and Christopher Field
PNAS 103, 37 (2006)
Brian Helmuth, broitman [at] nceas.ucsb.edu (Bernardo R. Broitman), Carol A. Blanchette, Sarah Gilman, Patricia Halpin, Christopher D. G. Harley, Michael J. O'Donnell, Gretchen E. Hofmann, Bruce Menge, and Denise Strickland
Joshua S. Madin and Sean R. Connolly
Nature 444, 7118 (2006)