U Brose

Summary

Affiliation: Darmstadt University of Technology
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Unified spatial scaling of species and their trophic interactions
    Ulrich Brose
    Department of Computer Science, Thorton Hall 906, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California 94132 4163, USA
    Nature 428:167-71. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Allometric degree distributions facilitate food-web stability
    Sonja B Otto
    Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Biology, Schnittspahnstrasse 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    Nature 450:1226-9. 2007
  3. pmc Complex food webs prevent competitive exclusion among producer species
    Ulrich Brose
    Department of Biology, Darmstadt University of Technology, Schnittspahnstrasse 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2507-14. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Consumer-resource body-size relationships in natural food webs
    Ulrich Brose
    Department of Biology, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
    Ecology 87:2411-7. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Foraging theory predicts predator-prey energy fluxes
    U Brose
    Department of Biology, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
    J Anim Ecol 77:1072-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Stepping in Elton's footprints: a general scaling model for body masses and trophic levels across ecosystems
    Jens O Riede
    J F Blumenbach Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, Systemic Conservation Biology Group, Georg August University Goettingen, 37073 Goettingen, Germany
    Ecol Lett 14:169-78. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Allometric functional response model: body masses constrain interaction strengths
    Olivera Vucic-Pestic
    Department of Biology, Darmstadt University of Technology, Schnittspahnstr 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    J Anim Ecol 79:249-56. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Predator diversity and identity drive interaction strength and trophic cascades in a food web
    Sonja B Otto
    Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Biology, Schnittspahnstr 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    Ecology 89:134-44. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Foraging adaptation and the relationship between food-web complexity and stability"
    Ulrich Brose
    Romberg Tiburon Center, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, 3152 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, CA 94920, USA
    Science 301:918; author reply 918. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Allometric scaling enhances stability in complex food webs
    Ulrich Brose
    Ecol Lett 9:1228-36. 2006

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Unified spatial scaling of species and their trophic interactions
    Ulrich Brose
    Department of Computer Science, Thorton Hall 906, 1600 Holloway Avenue, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California 94132 4163, USA
    Nature 428:167-71. 2004
    ..This generality and predictive success shows how complexity theory and spatial theory can be unified into a much more general theory addressing new domains of ecology...
  2. ncbi request reprint Allometric degree distributions facilitate food-web stability
    Sonja B Otto
    Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Biology, Schnittspahnstrasse 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    Nature 450:1226-9. 2007
    ..Our results demonstrate how simple relationships between species' body masses and feeding interactions may promote the stability of complex food webs...
  3. pmc Complex food webs prevent competitive exclusion among producer species
    Ulrich Brose
    Department of Biology, Darmstadt University of Technology, Schnittspahnstrasse 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    Proc Biol Sci 275:2507-14. 2008
    ..This negative feedback loop regulates the coexistence and biomass patterns of the producers by balancing biomass increases of producers and biomass fluxes to herbivores, which prevents competitive exclusion...
  4. ncbi request reprint Consumer-resource body-size relationships in natural food webs
    Ulrich Brose
    Department of Biology, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
    Ecology 87:2411-7. 2006
    ..If recent studies that relate body-size ratios to interaction strengths are general, our results suggest that mean consumer-resource interaction strengths may vary systematically across different habitat categories and consumer types...
  5. doi request reprint Foraging theory predicts predator-prey energy fluxes
    U Brose
    Department of Biology, Darmstadt University of Technology, Darmstadt, Germany
    J Anim Ecol 77:1072-8. 2008
    ..5. An integration of metabolic and foraging theory may enable a quantitative and predictive understanding of energy flux distributions in natural food webs...
  6. doi request reprint Stepping in Elton's footprints: a general scaling model for body masses and trophic levels across ecosystems
    Jens O Riede
    J F Blumenbach Institute of Zoology and Anthropology, Systemic Conservation Biology Group, Georg August University Goettingen, 37073 Goettingen, Germany
    Ecol Lett 14:169-78. 2011
    ..These findings contradict the traditional Eltonian paradigm and have implications for our understanding of body-mass constraints on food-web topology, community dynamics and stability...
  7. doi request reprint Allometric functional response model: body masses constrain interaction strengths
    Olivera Vucic-Pestic
    Department of Biology, Darmstadt University of Technology, Schnittspahnstr 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    J Anim Ecol 79:249-56. 2010
    ..Integrating these scaling relationships into population models will allow predicting energy fluxes, food-web structures and the distribution of interaction strengths across food web links based on knowledge of the species' body masses...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predator diversity and identity drive interaction strength and trophic cascades in a food web
    Sonja B Otto
    Darmstadt University of Technology, Department of Biology, Schnittspahnstr 10, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
    Ecology 89:134-44. 2008
    ..Information about predator natural history and food web structure may help explain variation in predator diversity effects on trophic cascades and ecosystem function...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Foraging adaptation and the relationship between food-web complexity and stability"
    Ulrich Brose
    Romberg Tiburon Center, Department of Biology, San Francisco State University, 3152 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, CA 94920, USA
    Science 301:918; author reply 918. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Allometric scaling enhances stability in complex food webs
    Ulrich Brose
    Ecol Lett 9:1228-36. 2006
    ..These results demonstrate that the predator-prey body mass ratios found in nature may be key to enabling persistence of populations in complex food webs and stabilizing the diversity of natural ecosystems...
  11. pmc The "Goldilocks factor" in food webs
    Eric L Berlow
    University of California, Merced, Sierra Nevada Research Institute, Yosemite National Park, CA 95389, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4079-80. 2008