EEES Publications

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Recent publications by EEES graduate students and post-docs

Michael L. Logan, Sarah G. Fernandez and Ryan Calsbeek.  Abiotic constraints on the activity of tropical lizards.  Functional Ecology 2015, 29, 694-700, doi 10.1111/1365-2435.12379.  Link

Samuel B. Fey, Andrew N. Mertens, Lucas J. Beversdorf, Katherine D. McMahon, Kathryn L. Cottingham 2015.  Recognizing cross-ecosystem responses to changing temperatures: soil warming impacts pelagic food webs. Oikos Journal, Doi 10.1111/oik.01939. 25 Feb 2015. Link.

Leif L. Richardson 2015. Nectar fends off bee parasites.  Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282 20142471 (2015). Link.

Leif L. Richardson , Lynn S. Adler , Anne S. Leonard , Jonathan Andicoechea , Karly H. Regan , Winston E. Anthony , Jessamyn S. Manson , Rebecca E. Irwin. Secondary metabolites in floral nectar reduce parasite infections in bumblebees. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 2015 DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2014.2471

Logan ML, Cox RM, Calsbeek R. 2014. Natural selection on thermal performance in a novel thermal environment. Proceeding of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Early Edition (online). Link. Links to press: Scientific American, Washington Post, Nature World News, Science Daily, The Conversation, The Dodo.

Schaeffer, R.N. and R. E. Irwin 2014. Yeasts in nectar enhance male fitness in a montane perennial herb. Ecology 95:1792–1798. Link.

Venkataraman VV, Kerby JT, Fashing PJ, Nguyen N, Ashenafi ZT. 2014. Solitary Ethiopian wolves increase foraging efficiency upon rodents when among grazing monkeys. Journal of Mammalogy in press. Link.

Venkataraman VV, Glowacka H, Fritz J, Clauss M, Seyoum C, Fashing PJ, Nguyen N. 2014. Effects of dietary fracture toughness and dental wear on chewing efficiency in geladas (Theropithecus gelada). American Journal of Physical Anthropology 155:17-32. Link.

Chaves-Ulloa, R., G. Umaña-Villalobos and M. Springer. 2014. Downstream effects of hydroelectric production on aquatic macroinvertebrate assemblages in two rivers in Costa Rica. Revista de Biología Tropical 62:177-199. Link.

Fashing PJ, Nguyen N, Venkataraman VV, Kerby JT. 2014. Gelada feeding ecology in an intact ecosystem at Guassa, Ethiopia: Variability over time and implications for theropith and hominin dietary evolution. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 155:1-16. Link.

Rodríguez, R. L., M. Araya–Salas, D. A. Gray, M. Reichert, L. B. Symes, M. R. Wilkins, R. J. Safran and G. Höbel. 2014. How acoustic signals scale with body size: common trends in static allometry across diverse taxa. Behavioral Ecology, in press. Link.

Symes, L. B. 2014. Species composition affects the shape of mate response functions. Evolution 68: 205-213. Link

Costello, R. A* and L. B. Symes. Effects of anthropogenic noise on male signaling behaviour and female phonotaxis in Oecanthus tree crickets. Animal Behaviour 95: 15-22. Link.

Scordato, E.S.C., Symes, L.B., Mendelson, T.C., and Safran, R.J. The role of sexual selection in speciation: how often is ecology measured? The Journal of Heredity 105: 782-794. Link.

Symes, L. B. and N. C. Collins. 2013. A new species of tree cricket from the southwestern United States. Journal of Orthoptera Research 22: 87-91. Link.

Fey SB, Herren CM. 2014. Temperature-mediated biotic interactions influence enemy release of non-native species in warming environments. Ecology. Link.

Melin, A. D., Crowley, B. E., Brown, S. T., Wheatley, P. V., Moritz, G. L., Yit Yu, F. T., Bernard, H., DePaolo, D. J., Jacobson, A. D. and Dominy, N. J. (2014), Technical Note: Calcium and carbon stable isotope ratios as paleodietary indicators. Am. J. Phys. Anthropol., 154: 633–643. Link.

Moritz GL, Melin AD, Tuh Yit Yu F, Bernard H, Ong PS, Dominy NJ (2014). Niche convergence suggests functionality of the nocturnal fovea. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience 8:61. Link.

Kraft, T.S., V.V. Venkataraman, and N. J. Dominy. 2014. A natural history of human tree climbing. Journal of Human Evolution. Link.

Nelson, K. N., M. E. Rocca, M. Diskin, C. F. Aoki, and W. H. Romme. 2013. Predictors of bark beetle activity and scale-dependent spatial heterogeneity change during the course of an outbreak in a subalpine forest. Landscape Ecology. Link.

Duryea, M.C., Kern, A.D., Cox, R.M., and Calsbeek, R. 2014. A novel application of Approximate Bayesian Computation reveals first-male mating advantage in the brown anole lizard (Anolis sagrei). Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, in press. Link.

Bertilsson S., A. Burgin, C.C. Carey, S.B. Fey, H. Grossart, L. Grubisic, I. Jones, G. Kirillin, J.T. Lennon, A. Shade and R.L. Smyth. 2014. The below-ice microbiome of seasonally frozen lakes. Limnology and Oceanography. In press. Link.

Whitecloud, Simone S. & Lenore A. Grenoble. 2014. An interdisciplinary approach to documenting knowledge: plants & their uses in southern Greenland. Arctic 67(1): in press.

Williams, P.H., R.W. Thorp, L.L. Richardson, and S.R. Colla. 2014. Guide to the Bumble Bees of North America. Princeton University Press. Link.

Safran, R. J., E. S. C. Scordato, L. B. Symes, R. L. Rodriguez, T. C. Mendelsen. Contributions of natural and sexual selection to the evolution of premating reproductive isolation: a research agenda. 2013. In press at Trends in Ecology and Evolution. Link

Kraft TS, Venkataraman VV, Dominy NJ. 2013. A natural history of human tree climbing. Journal of Human Evolution, in press.

Venkataraman VV, Kraft TS, DeSilva JM, Dominy NJ. 2013. Phenotypic plasticity of climbing-related traits in the ankle joint of great apes and rainforest hunter-gatherers. Human Biology, in press.

Moritz, G. L., N. L. Lim, M. Neitz, L. Peichl, and N. J. Dominy. 2013. Expression and evolution of short wavelength sensitive opsins in colugos: A nocturnal lineage that informs debate on primate origins. Evolutionary Biology:1-12. Link.

Bowers, M.D. and L.L. Richardson. 2013. Use of two oviposition plants in populations of Euphydryas phaeton Drury (Nymphalidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 67(3): 1-5.

Logan, M. L., R. K. Huynh, R. A. Precious, and R. G. Calsbeek. 2013. The impact of climate change measured at relevant spatial scales: new hope for tropical lizards. Global Change Biology 19:3093-3102. Link. Press. Press. Press. Press. Press. Press

Melin, A. D., Y. Matsushita, G. L. Moritz, N. J. Dominy, and S. Kawamura. 2013. Inferred L/M cone opsin polymorphism of ancestral tarsiers sheds dim light on the origin of anthropoid primates. Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences 280:20130189. Link. Cover photo of Tarsier.

O’Donnell, D. R., S. B. Fey, and K. L. Cottingham. 2013. Nutrient availability influences kairomone-induced defenses in Scenedesmus acutus (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Plankton Research 35:191-200. Link

Schaeffer, R. N., J. S. Manson, and R. E. Irwin. 2013. Effects of abiotic factors and species interactions on estimates of male plant function: a meta-analysis. Ecology Letters 16:399-408. Link

Searcy, C. A., E. Gabbai-Saldate, and H. B. Shaffer. 2013. Microhabitat use and migration distance of an endangered grassland amphibian. Biological Conservation 158:80-87. Link.

Townsend, A. K., T. S. Sillett, N. K. Lany, S. A. Kaiser, N. L. Rodenhouse, M. S. Webster, and R. T. Holmes. 2013. Warm springs, early lay dates, and double brooding in a North American migratory songbird, the Black-Throated Blue Warbler. Plos One 8:e59467. Link.

Venkataraman, V. V., T. S. Kraft, and N. J. Dominy. 2013. Tree climbing and human evolution. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 110:1237-1242. Link. Coverage in National Geographic, Huffington Post, Dartmouth Now. Press release from National Science Foundation.

Venkataraman, V. V., C. Rolian, A. D. Gordon, and B. A. Patel. 2013. A resampling approach and implications for estimating the phalangeal index from unassociated hand bones in fossil primates. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 151:280-289. Link

Rodriguez, R. L., J. W. Boughman, D. A. Gray, E. A. Hebets, G. Hobel, and L. B. Symes. 2013. Diversification under sexual selection: the relative roles of mate preference strength and the degree of divergence in mate preferences. Ecology Letters 16: 964-974. Link

Garnas, J.R., D.R. Houston, M.J. Twery, M.P. Ayres, and C. Evans. 2013. Inferring controls on the epidemiology of beech bark disease by examining spatial patterning of disease organisms. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 15:146-156. Link.

Martinson, S. J., T. Ylioja, B. T. Sullivan, R. F. Billings, and M. P. Ayres. 2013. Alternate attractors in the population dynamics of a tree-killing bark beetle. Population Ecology 55:95-106. Link.

Venkataraman, V. V., T. S. Kraft, and N. J. Dominy. 2013. Tree climbing and human evolution.Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA. Link.

Fey S.B. and K.L. Cottingham. 2012. Thermal sensitivity predicts the establishment success of non-native species in a mesocosm warming experiment. Ecology. 93, 2313-2320. Link.

Safran, R J.., S. Flaxman, M. Kopp, D. Irwin, M. R. Evans, W. C. Funk, D. Gray, E. Hebets, N. Seddon, E. Scordato, L. B. Symes, D. Toews, and A. Uy. 2012. A robust new metric of phenotypic distance to estimate and compare multiple trait differences among populations. Current Zoology 58: 426-439. Link

Grenoble, L. A. and S. S. Whitecloud. 2012. Conflicting goals, ideologies and beliefs in the field. In: P. K. Austin and J. Sallabank, eds. Endangered languages: Ideologies and beliefs. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

D.T. Bolger, T.A. Morrison, B. Vance, D.E. Lee, and H. Farid. 2012. A computer-assisted system for photographic mark-recapture analysis. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3:813-822. Link.

Groffman, P. M., L. E. Rustad, P. H. Templer, J. L. Campbell, L. M. Christenson, N. K. Lany, A. M. Socci, M. A. Vadeboncoeur, P. G. Schaberg, G. F. Wilson, C. T. Driscoll, T. J. Fahey, M. C. Fisk, C. L. Goodale, M. B. Green, S. P. Hamburg, C. E. Johnson, M. J. Mitchell, J. L. Morse, L. H. Pardo, and N. L. Rodenhouse. 2012. Long-term integrated studies show complex and surprising effects of climate change in the northern hardwood forest. Bioscience 62:1056-1066. Link.

Richardson, L.L. and J.L. Bronstein. 2012. Reproductive biology of pointleaf manzanita (Arctostaphylos pungens) and the pollinator-nectar robber spectrum. Journal of Pollination Ecology 9(15): 115-123. Link.

Ward, D. M., K. H. Nislow, and C. L. Folt. 2012. Do low-mercury terrestrial resources subsidize low-mercury growth of stream fish? Differences between species along a productivity gradient. PloS One 7:e49582. Link

Melin, A. D., G. L. Moritz, R. A. E. Fosbury, S. Kawamura, and N. J. Dominy. 2012. Why aye-ayes see blue. American Journal of Primatology 74:185-192. Link.

Moore B.A., Kamilar J.M., Collin S.P., Bininda-Emonds O.R.P., Dominy N.J., Hall M.I., Heesy C.P., Johnsen S., Lisney T.J., Loew E.R., Moritz G.L., Nava S.S., Warrant E., Yopak K.E., Fernández-Juricic E. 2012. A novel method for comparative analysis of retinal specialization traits from topographic maps. Journal of Vision 12. Link.

Moritz, G.L., and N. Dominy. 2012. Thermal imaging of aye-ayes (Daubentonia madagascariensis) reveals a dynamic vascular supply during haptic sensation. International Journal of Primatology:1-10. Link. (Press: BBC Nature)

Moritz, G. L., N. Fourie, J. D. Yeakel, J. E. Phillips-Conroy, C. J. Jolly, P. L. Koch, and N. J. Dominy. 2012. Baboons, water, and the ecology of oxygen stable isotopes in an arid hybrid zone. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 85:421-430. Link. (Cover)

Ramsier, M. A., A. J. Cunningham, G. L. Moritz, J. J. Finneran, C. V. Williams, P. S. Ong, S. L. Gursky-Doyen et al. 2012. Primate communication in the pure ultrasound. Biology Letters 8:508-511. Link. (Press: Science Now)

Ramsier, M. A., A. J. Cunningham, G. L. Moritz, J. J. Finneran, C. V. Williams, P. S. Ong, S. L. Gursky-Doyen, and N. J. Dominy. 2012. Primate communication in the pure ultrasound. Biology Letters 8:508-511. Link.

Colla, S. R., F. Gadallah, L. Richardson, D. Wagner, and L. Gall. 2012. Assessing declines of North American bumble bees (Bombus spp.) using museum specimens. Biodiversity and Conservation 21:3585-3595. Link.

Collins, N., and L.B. Symes. 2012. Oecanthus tjwalkeri: a new species of tree cricket from Texas. Journal of Orthoptera Research 21: 1-6. link.

Butler, S.M., J. M. Melillo, J. E. Johnson, J. Mohan, P. A. Steudler, H. Lux, E. Burrows, R. M. Smith, C. L. Vario, L. Scott, T. D. Hill, N. Aponte and F. Bowles. 2012. Soil warming alters nitrogen cycling in a New England forest: implications for ecosystem function and structure. Oecologia 168: 819-828. link.

Colla, Sheila, Leif Richardson, and Paul Williams. 2011. Bumblebees of the Eastern United States. USDA Forest Service. link link to full pdf

Fey S.B. and K.L Cottingham. 2011. Linking biotic interactions and climate change to the success of exotic Daphnia lumholtzi. Freshwater Biology. 56, 2196-2209. Link.

Cox, R.M, Duryea, M.C., Najarro, M., and Calsbeek, R. 2011. Paternal condition drives variation in progeny sex ratio in a polygynous lizard. Evolution 65: 220-230. Link.

Melillo, J M., S Butler, J Johnson, J. Mohan, P Steudler, H Lux, E Burrows, F. Bowles, R Smith, S. Scott, C Vario, T Hill, A Burton, Y-M Zhou, J Tang. 2011. Soil warming, carbon–nitrogen interactions, and forest carbon budgets. Proceeedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. Link.

Garnas, JR., DR Houston, MP Ayres, and C. Evans. 2011. Disease ontogeny overshadows effects of climate and species interactions on population dynamics in a nonnative forest disease complex. Ecography 34:1-10. Link.

Stange, E. E., M. P. Ayres, and J. A. Bess. 2011. Concordant population dynamics of Lepidoptera herbivores in a forest ecosystem. Ecography 34: 772-779. Link.

Garnas, JR., MP Ayres, AM Liebhold, and C Evans. 2011. Subcontinental impacts of an invasive tree disease on forest structure and dynamics. Journal of Ecology 99: 532-541. Link.

McPeek, M. A., L. B. Symes, D. M. Zong and C. L. McPeek. 2011. Species recognition and sexual selection: patterns of population variation in reproductive structures in two damselfly genera. Evolution 65: 419-428. Link.

Shumate, AM, SA Teale, BD Ayres, and MP Ayres. 2011. Disruptive selection maintains variation in pheromone production by the bark beetle Ips pini. Environmental Entomology Link.

Aoki, C. F., W. H. Romme, and M. E. Rocca. 2011. Lodgepole pine seed germination following tree death from mountain pine beetle attack in Colorado, USA. American Midland Naturalist 165:446-451 ER.

Diskin, M., M. E. Rocca, K. N. Nelson, C. F. Aoki, and W. H. Romme. 2011. Forest developmental trajectories in mountain pine beetle disturbed forests of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41:782-792.

Lamp, W. O., D. Miranda, L. E. Culler, and L. C. Alexander. 2011. Host Suitability and Gas Exchange Response of Grapevines to Potato Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 104:1316-1322.

Haavik, L.J., M.P. Ayres, E.E. Stange, F.M. Stephen. 2011. Phloem and xylem nitrogen variability in Quercus rubra attacked by Enaphalodes rufulus. Canadian Entomologist 143: 380-383. Link

Cox, R.M., Duryea, M.C., Najarro, M., Calsbeek, R. 2010. Paternal condition drives sex-ratio bias in a lizard that lacks parental care. Evolution 65: 220-230. Link.

Gasc, A., Duryea, M.C., Cox, R.M., Kern, A., Calsbeek, R. 2010. Invasive predators deplete genetic diversity of island lizards. PLoS ONE 5: e12061. Link.

Fey, S.B., Z.A. Mayer, S.C. Davis, and K. L. Cottingham. 2010. Zooplankton grazing of Gloeotrichia echinulata and associated life history consequences. Journal of Plankton Research 32: 1337-1347. Link.

Burkle, L. A. and R. E. Irwin. 2010. Beyond biomass: measuring the effects of community-level nitrogen enrichment on floral traits, pollinator visitation and plant reproduction. Journal of Ecology 98:705-717. Link.

Stange, E.E., and M.P. Ayres. 2010. Climate change impacts: Insects. Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, John Wiley & Sons. Link.

Morrison, T.A. 2010. Speaking out: weighing advocacy and objectivity as a junior scientist. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8(1): 51-52. Link.

Wolkovich, E. M. 2010. Non-native grass litter enhances grazing arthropod assemblages by increasing native shrub growth. Ecology 91: 756-766. Link.

Wolkovich, E. M., D. A. Lipson, R. A. Virginia, D. T. Bolger, and K. L. Cottingham. 2010. Grass invasion causes rapid increases in ecosystem carbon and nitrogen storage in a semiarid shrubland. Global Change Biology 16: 1351-1365. Link.

Irwin, R.E., J.L. Bronstein, J.S. Manson, and L.L. Richardson. 2010. Nectar robbing: ecological and evolutionary perspectives. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 41: 271-292. Link.

Burkle, L. and R. Irwin. 2009. Plant-pollinator networks across space and time: the importance of interannual variation and bottom-up nitrogen enrichment. Oikos 118:1816-1829. Link

Elliott, S. E. and R. E. Irwin. 2009. Effects of flowering plant density on pollinator visitation, pollen receipt, and seed production in Delphinium barbeyi. American Journal of Botany 96:912-919. Link

Robertson, J. M., M. C. Duryea, and K. R. Zamudio. 2009. Discordant patterns of evolutionary differentiation in two Neotropical treefrogs. Molecular Ecology 18:1375-1395. Link.

Wolkovich, E. M., D. T. Bolger, and K. L. Cottingham. 2009. Invasive grass litter facilitates native shrubs through abiotic effects. Journal of Vegetation Science 20: 1121-1132. Link.

Culler, L. E. and W. O. Lamp. 2009. Selective predation by larval Agabus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) on mosquitoes: support for conservation-based mosquito suppression in constructed wetlands. Freshwater Biology 54:2003-2014. Link.

Elliott, S. E. 2009. Subalpine bumble bee foraging distances and densities in relation to flower availability. Environmental Entomology 38:748-756. Link.

Burkle, L. A. and R. E. Irwin. 2009. The effects of nutrient addition on floral characters and pollination in two subalpine plants, Ipomopsis aggregata and Linum lewisii. Plant Ecology 203:83-98. Link.

Burkle, L. and R. E. Irwin. 2009. Nectar sugar limits larval growth of solitary bees (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Environmental Entomology 38:1293-1300. Link.

Butzler, J. M. and J. M. Chase. 2009. The effects of variable nutrient additions on a pond mesocosm community. Hydrobiologia 617:65-73. Link.

Wolkovich, E. M., D. T. Bolger, and D. A. Holway. 2009. Complex responses to invasive grass litter by ground arthropods in a Mediterranean scrub ecosystem. Oecologia 161:697-708. Link.

Ward, D. M., K. H. Nislow, and C. L. Folt. 2009. Increased population density and suppressed prey biomass: relative impacts on juvenile atlantic salmon growth. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 138:135-143. Link.

Dukes, J., J. Pontius, D. Orwig, J. Garnas, V. Rodgers, N. Brazee, B. Cooke, K.A. Theoharides, E. Stange, R. Harrington, J. Ehrenfeld, J. Gurevitch, M. Lerdau, K. Stinson, R.Wick, and M.P. Ayres. 2009. Responses of pests, pathogens and invasive species to climate change in the forests of northeastern North America: What can we predict? Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39: 231–248 Link.

Schultz, T. D., C. N. Anderson, and L. B. Symes. 2008. The conspicuousness of colour cues in male pond damselflies depends on ambient light and visual system. Animal Behaviour 76:1357-1364. Link.

Binford, G. J., M. S. Callahan, M. R. Bodner, M. R. Rynerson, P. B. Nunez, C. E. Ellison, and R. P. Duncan. 2008. Phylogenetic relationships of Loxosceles and Sicarius spiders are consistent with western Gondwanan vicariance. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49:538-553. Link.

Paul, P., and L.B. Symes. 2008. Ballistocardiography in the physics classroom. The Physics Teacher 46: 300-302. Link.

Ward, D. M., K. H. Nislow, and C. L. Folt. 2008. Predators reverse the direction of density dependence for juvenile salmon mortality. Oecologia 156:515-522. Link.

Crocker J, and A. Erives 2008 A closer look at the eve stripe 2 enhancers of Drosophila and Themira. PLoS Genetics 4(11): e1000276. Link.

Crocker, J., Tamori, Y., and A. Erives 2008 Evolution acts on enhancer organization to fine-tune gradient threshold readouts. PLoS Biology 6(11): e263. Link.

Brown, S., Cole, M., and A. Erives 2008 Evolution of the holozoan ribosome biogenesis regulon. BMC Genomics 9:442. Link.

Ellis, A.M. 2008. Incorporating density dependence into the oviposition preference – offspring performance relationship. Journal of Animal Ecology, Mar;77: 247-56. Link

Elliott, SE, RE Irwin, LS Adler, and NM Williams. 2008. The nectar alkaloid gelsemine does not affect offspring performance of a native solitary bee, Osmia lignaria (Megachilidae). Ecological Entomology 33: 298-304. Link.

Burkle, LA, RE Irwin, and D Newman. 2007. Predicting the effects of nectar robbing on plant reproduction: implications of pollen limitation and plant mating system. American Journal of Botany 94: 1935-1943. Link.

Ellis, A.M. 2008. Linking movement and oviposition behavior to the spatial population distribution in the tree hole mosquito Ochlerotatus triseriatus. Journal of Animal Ecology 7:156-166. Link.

Bolger, D, W. Newmark, T. Morrison, and D. Doak. 2008. The need for integrative approaches to understand and conserve migratory ungulates. Ecology Letters 11: 63-77. Link.

Ward, D. M., K. H. Nislow, and C. Folt. 2008. Do native species limit survival of reintroduced Atlantic salmon in historic rearing streams? Biological Conservation 141: 146-152. Link.

Martinson, S.J., R.W. Hofstetter, and M.P.Ayres. 2007. Why does longleaf pine have low susceptibility to southern pine beetle? Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 1966–1977. Link.

Bowen, G. J., J. R. Ehleringer, L. A. Chesson, E. Stange, and T. E. Cerling. 2007. Stable isotope ratios of tap water in the contiguous USA. Water Resources Research 43, W03419. Link.

Brown, B.L. 2007. Habitat heterogeneity and disturbance influence patterns of community temporal variability in a small temperate stream. Hydrobiologia 586: 93-106. Link.

Taerum, S.J., M.J. Cafaro, A.E.F. Little, T.R. Schultz, and C.R. Currie. 2007. Low host-pathogen specificity in the leaf-cutting ant-microbe symbiosis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 274: 1971-1978. Link.

Friedenberg, N.A, B.M. Whited, D.H. Slone, S.J. Martinson, and M.P. Ayres. 2007. The differential impact of a destructive forest pest on two species of Pinus. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37: 1427-1437. Link.

Karimi, R., Chen, C.Y., Fisher, N.S., Pickhardt, P.C., Folt, C.L., 2007. Nutrient stoichiometry controls mercury dilution by growth. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104(18): 7477-7482. Link.

Garnas, J., F. A. Drummond, and E. Groden. 2007. Intercolony aggression within and among local populations of the invasive ant, Myrmica rubra (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), in coastal Maine. Environmental Entomology 36:105-113. Link.

Ward, D. M., K. H. Nislow, J. D. Armstrong, S. Einum, and C. L. Folt 2007. Is the shape of the density-growth relationship for stream salmonids evidence for exploitative rather than interference competition? Journal of Animal Ecology 76:135-138. Link.

Cottingham, K. L. and J. M. Butzler. 2006. The community ecology of Vibrio cholerae. In S. K. Collinge and C. Ray, eds. Disease Ecology: Community Structure and Pathogen Dynamics. Oxford Press, Oxford. Link.

Renshaw, C.E., Bostick, B.C., Feng, X., Wong, C.K, Winston, E.S., Karimi, R., Folt, C.L., Chen, C.Y., 2006. Impact of land disturbance on the fate of arsenical pesticides. Journal of Environmental Quality 35:61-67. Link.

Ward, D. M., and R. M. Newman. 2006. Fish predation on Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum) herbivores and indirect effects on macrophytes. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences63:1049-1057. Link.

Karimi, R. and C. L. Folt. 2006. Beyond macronutrients: element variability and multielement stoichiometry in freshwater invertebrates. Ecology Letters 9:1273-1283. Link.

Ellis, A. M., L. P. Lounibos, and M. Holyoak. 2006. Evaluating the long-term metacommunity dynamics of tree hole mosquitoes. Ecology 87:2582-2590. Link.

Thum, R. A. and R. S. Stemberger. 2006. Pure spatial and spatially structured environmental variables explain Skistodiaptomus copepod range limits in the northeastern USA. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63:1397-1404. Link.

Thum, R. A., J. T. Lennon, J. Connor, and A. P. Smagula. 2006. A DNA fingerprinting approach for distinguishing native and non-native milfoils. Lake and Reservoir Management 22:1-6. Link.

Thum, R. A. and J. T. Lennon. 2006. Is hybridization responsible for invasive growth of non-indigenous water-milfoils? Biological Invasions 8:1061-1066. Link.

Lennon, J. T., A. M. Faiia, X. H. Feng, and K. L. Cottingham. 2006. Relative importance of CO2 recycling and CH4 pathways in lake food webs along a dissolved organic carbon gradient. Limnology and Oceanography 51:1602-1613. Link.

Hofstetter, R. W., K. D. Klepzig, J. C. Moser, and M. P. Ayres. 2006. Seasonal dynamics of mites and fungi and their interaction with southern pine beetle. Environmental Entomology 35:22-30. Link.

Hofstetter, R. W., J. T. Cronin, K. D. Klepzig, J. C. Moser, and M. P. Ayres. 2006. Antagonisms, mutualisms and commensalisms affect outbreak dynamics of the southern pine beetle. Oecologia147:679-691. Link.

Turgeon, J., R. Stoks, R. A. Thum, J. M. Brown, and M. A. McPeek. 2005. Simultaneous quaternary radiations of three damselfly clades across the Holarctic. American Naturalist 165:E78-E107. Link.

Pickhardt, P. C., C. L. Folt, C. Y. Chen, B. Klaue, and J. D. Blum. 2005. Impacts of zooplankton composition and algal enrichment on the accumulation of mercury in an experimental freshwater food web. Science of the Total Environment 339:89-101. Link.

Nagy, L. R. and R. T. Holmes. 2005. To double-brood or not? Individual variation in the reproductive effort in black-throated blue warblers (Dendroica caerulescens). Auk 122:902-914. Link.

Nagy, L. R. and R. T. Holmes. 2005. Food limits annual fecundity of a migratory songbird: an experimental study. Ecology 86:675-681. Link.

Lowe, W. H. 2005. Factors affecting stage-specific distribution in the stream salamander Gyrinophilus porphyriticus. Herpetologica 61:135-144. Link.

Lennon, J. T. and L. E. Pfaff. 2005. Source and supply of terrestrial organic matter affects aquatic microbial metabolism. Aquatic Microbial Ecology 39:107-119. Link.

Landis, R. M. and D. R. Peart. 2005. Early performance predicts canopy attainment across life histories in subalpine forest trees. Ecology 86:63-72. Link.

Kennedy, B. P., C. P. Chamberlain, J. D. Blum, K. H. Nislow, and C. L. Folt. 2005. Comparing naturally occurring stable isotopes of nitrogen, carbon, and strontium as markers for the rearing locations of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar). Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62:48-57. Link.

Jones, J., P. J. Doran, L. R. Nagy, and R. T. Holmes. 2005. Relationship between Mayfield nest-survival estimates and seasonal fecundity: a cautionary note. Auk 122:306-312. Link.

Jones, J., P. J. Doran, L. R. Nagy, and R. T. Holmes. 2005. Mayfield nest-survival estimates and seasonal fecundity: reply to Farnsworth and Simons. Auk 122:1001-1003. Link.

Hofstetter, R. W., J. B. Mahfouz, K. D. Klepzig, and M. P. Ayres. 2005. Effects of tree phytochemistry on the interactions among endophloedic fungi associated with the southern pine beetle. Journal of Chemical Ecology 31:539-560. Link.

Doran, P. J. and R. T. Holmes. 2005. Habitat occupancy patterns of a forest dwelling songbird: causes and consequences. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83:1297-1305. Link.

Doran, P. J., P. Z. Gulezian, and M. G. Betts. 2005. A test of the mobbing playback method for estimating bird reproductive success. Journal of Field Ornithology 76:227-233. Link.

Cottingham, K. L., J. T. Lennon, and B. L. Brown. 2005. Regression versus ANOVA – response. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3:358. Link.

Cottingham, K. L., J. T. Lennon, and B. L. Brown. 2005. Knowing when to draw the line: designing more informative ecological experiments. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3:145-152. Link.

Bolger, D. T., M. A. Patten, and D. C. Bostock. 2005. Avian reproductive failure in response to an extreme climatic event. Oecologia 142:398-406. Link.

Betts, M. G., A. S. Hadley, and P. J. Doran. 2005. Avian mobbing response is restricted by territory boundaries: experimental evidence from two species of forest warblers. Ethology 111:821-835. Link.

Thum, R. A. 2004. Using 18s rDNA to resolve diaptomid copepod (Copepoda: Calanoida: Diaptomidae) phylogeny: an example with the North American genera. Hydrobiologia 519:135-141.

Sillett, T. S., N. L. Rodenhouse, and R. T. Holmes. 2004. Experimentally reducing neighbor density affects reproduction and behavior of a migratory songbird. Ecology 85:2467-2477.

Nagy, L. R. and R. T. Holmes. 2004. Factors influencing fecundity in migratory songbirds: is nest predation the most important? Journal of Avian Biology 35:487-491.

Morrison, S. A., D. T. Bolger, and T. S. Sillett. 2004. Annual survivorship of the sedentary rufous-crowned sparrow (Aimophila ruficeps): no detectable effects of edge or rainfall in southern california. Auk 121:904-916.

Lowe, W. H., K. H. Nislow, and D. T. Bolger. 2004. Stage-specific and interactive effects of sedimentation and trout on a headwater stream salamander. Ecological Applications 14:164-172.

Lennon, J. T. 2004. Experimental evidence that terrestrial carbon subsidies increase CO2 flux from lake ecosystems. Oecologia 138:584-591.

Klepzig, K. D., J. Flores-Otero, R. W. Hofstetter, and M. P. Ayres. 2004. Effects of available water on growth and competition of southern pine beetle associated fungi. Mycological Research 108:183-188.

Kennedy, B. P., B. Klaue, J. D. Blum, and C. L. Folt. 2004. Integrative measures of consumption rates in salmon: expansion and application of a trace element approach. Journal of Applied Ecology 41:1009-1020.

Hampton, S. E. 2004. Habitat overlap of enemies: temporal patterns and the role of spatial complexity. Oecologia 138:475-484.

Fagan, M. E. and D. R. Peart. 2004. Impact of the invasive shrub glossy buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula L.) On juvenile recruitment by canopy trees. Forest Ecology and Management 194:95-107.

Cottingham, K. L. and M. S. Zens. 2004. Metabolic rate opens a grand vista on ecology. Ecology85:1805-1807.

Brown, B. L. and R. P. Creed. 2004. Host preference by an aquatic ectosymbiotic annelid on 2 sympatric species of host crayfishes. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 23:90-100.

Zens, M. S. and D. R. Peart. 2003. Dealing with death data: individual hazards, mortality and bias. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 18:366-373.

Veysey, J. S., M. P. Ayres, M. J. Lombardero, R. W. Hofstetter, and K. D. Klepzig. 2003. Relative suitability of virginia pine and loblolly pine as host species for Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera: Scolytidae). Environmental Entomology 32:668-679.

Rodenhouse, N. L., T. S. Sillett, P. J. Doran, and R. T. Holmes. 2003. Multiple density-dependence mechanisms regulate a migratory bird population during the breeding season. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 270:2105-2110.

Nislow, K. H. and W. H. Lowe. 2003. Influences of logging history and stream ph on brook trout abundance in first-order streams in New Hampshire. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society132:166-171.

Lowe, W. H. 2003. Linking dispersal to local population dynamics: a case study using a headwater salamander system. Ecology 84:2145-2154.

Lombardero, M. J., M. P. Ayres, R. W. Hofstetter, J. C. Moser, and K. D. Lepzig. 2003. Strong indirect interactions of Tarsonemus mites (Acarina : Tarsonemidae) and Dendroctonus frontalis (Coleoptera : Scolytidae). Oikos 102:243-252.

Lennon, J. T., V. H. Smith, and A. R. Dzialowski. 2003. Invasibility of plankton food webs along a trophic state gradient. Oikos 103:191-203.

Jones, J., P. J. Doran, and R. T. Holmes. 2003. Climate and food synchronize regional forest bird abundances. Ecology 84:3024-3032.

Hampton, S. E. and I. C. Duggan. 2003. Diel habitat shifts of macrofauna in a fishless pond. Marine and Freshwater Research 54:797-805.

Gerhardt, F. and E. H. Taliaferro. 2003. Density-dependent patch selection by foraging cattle egrets. Waterbirds 26:364-369.

Cottingham, K. L., D. A. Chiavelli, and R. K. Taylor. 2003. Environmental microbe and human pathogen: the ecology and microbiology of Vibrio cholerae. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1:80-86.

Brown, B. L. 2003. Spatial heterogeneity reduces temporal variability in stream insect communities. Ecology Letters 6:316-325. Link.

Zens, M. S. and C. O. Webb. 2002. Sizing up the shape of life. Science 295:1475-1476.

Sillett, T. S. and R. T. Holmes. 2002. Variation in survivorship of a migratory songbird throughout its annual cycle. Journal of Animal Ecology 71:296-308.

Pickhardt, P. C., C. L. Folt, C. Y. Chen, B. Klaue, and J. D. Blum. 2002. Algal blooms reduce the uptake of toxic methylmercury in freshwater food webs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 99:4419-4423.

Nislow, K. H., F. J. Magilligan, C. L. Folt, and B. P. Kennedy. 2002. Within-basin variation in the short-term effects of a major flood on stream fishes and invertebrates. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 17:305-318.

Morrison, S. A. and D. T. Bolger. 2002. Variation in a sparrow’s reproductive success with rainfall: food and predator-mediated processes. Oecologia 133:315-324.

Morrison, S. A. and D. T. Bolger. 2002. Lack of an urban edge effect on reproduction in a fragmentation-sensitive sparrow. Ecological Applications 12:398-411.

Lowe, W. H. and D. T. Bolger. 2002. Local and landscape-scale predictors of salamander abundance in New Hampshire headwater streams. Conservation Biology 16:183-193.

Lowe, W. H. 2002. Landscape-scale spatial population dynamics in human-impacted stream systems. Environmental Management 30:225-233.

Kennedy, B. P., A. Klaue, J. D. Blum, C. L. Folt, and K. H. Nislow. 2002. Reconstructing the lives of fish using sr isotopes in otoliths. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 59:925-929.

Hampton, S. E. and N. A. Friedenberg. 2002. Nocturnal increases in the use of near-surface water by pond animals. Hydrobiologia 477:171-179.

Eaton, G. K. and M. P. Ayres. 2002. Plasticity and constraint in growth and protein mineralization of ectomycorrhizal fungi under simulated nitrogen deposition. Mycologia 94:921-932.

Brown, B. L., R. P. Creed, and W. E. Dobson. 2002. Branchiobdellid annelids and their crayfish hosts: are they engaged in a cleaning symbiosis? Oecologia 132:250-255.

Marra, P. P. and R. T. Holmes. 2001. Consequences of dominance-mediated habitat segregation in American redstarts during the nonbreeding season. Auk 118:92-104.

Lennon, J. T., V. H. Smith, and K. Williams. 2001. Influence of temperature on exotic Daphnia lumholtziand implications for invasion success. Journal of Plankton Research 23:425-434

Klepzig, K. D., J. C. Moser, F. J. Lombardero, R. W. Hofstetter, and M. P. Ayres. 2001. Symbiosis and competition: complex interactions among beetles, fungi and mites. Symbiosis 30:83-96.

Joyce, E. M., T. S. Sillett, and R. T. Holmes. 2001. An inexpensive method for quantifying incubation patterns of open-cup nesting birds, with data for black-throated blue warblers. Journal of Field Ornithology 72:369-379.

Hampton, S. E. and J. J. Gilbert. 2001. Observations of insect predation on rotifers. Hydrobiologia446:115-121.

Gilbert, J. J. and S. E. Hampton. 2001. Diel vertical migrations of zooplankton in a shallow, fishless pond: a possible avoidance-response cascade induced by notonectids. Freshwater Biology 46:611-621.

Evans, C. A., E. K. Miller, and A. J. Friedland. 2001. Effect of nitrogen and light on nutrient concentrations and associated physiological responses in birch and fir seedlings. Plant and Soil 236:197-207.

Cottingham, K. L., B. L. Brown, and J. T. Lennon. 2001. Biodiversity may regulate the temporal variability of ecological systems. Ecology Letters 4:72-85.

Chiavelli, D. A., J. W. Marsh, and R. K. Taylor. 2001. The mannose-sensitive hemagglutinin of Vibrio cholerae promotes adherence to zooplankton. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 67:3220-3225.

Berg, E. S., G. K. Eaton, and M. P. Ayres. 2001. Augmentation of AM fungi fails to ameliorate the adverse effects of temporal resource variation on a lettuce crop. Plant and Soil 236:251-262.