Ran Nathan

Summary

Affiliation: The Hebrew University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi Incorporating density dependence into the directed-dispersal hypothesis
    Orr Spiegel
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Ecology 91:1538-48. 2010
  2. pmc A movement ecology paradigm for unifying organismal movement research
    Ran Nathan
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:19052-9. 2008
  3. pmc Foliage shedding in deciduous forests lifts up long-distance seed dispersal by wind
    Ran Nathan
    Department of Evolution, Systematics, and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus at Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8251-6. 2005
  4. ncbi Long-distance dispersal of plants
    Ran Nathan
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Science 313:786-8. 2006
  5. doi Spread of North American wind-dispersed trees in future environments
    Ran Nathan
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Ecol Lett 14:211-9. 2011
  6. doi Mechanisms of long-distance seed dispersal
    Ran Nathan
    The Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute for Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus at Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:638-47. 2008
  7. pmc Migration by soaring or flapping: numerical atmospheric simulations reveal that turbulence kinetic energy dictates bee-eater flight mode
    Nir Sapir
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Edmond J Safra Campus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Giv at Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Proc Biol Sci 278:3380-6. 2011
  8. doi Factors influencing foraging search efficiency: why do scarce lappet-faced vultures outperform ubiquitous white-backed vultures?
    Orr Spiegel
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Am Nat 181:E102-15. 2013
  9. pmc Using tri-axial acceleration data to identify behavioral modes of free-ranging animals: general concepts and tools illustrated for griffon vultures
    Ran Nathan
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Exp Biol 215:986-96. 2012
  10. ncbi Incorporating dispersal distance into the disperser effectiveness framework: frugivorous birds provide complementary dispersal to plants in a patchy environment
    Orr Spiegel
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Ecol Lett 10:718-28. 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi Incorporating density dependence into the directed-dispersal hypothesis
    Orr Spiegel
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Ecology 91:1538-48. 2010
    ....
  2. pmc A movement ecology paradigm for unifying organismal movement research
    Ran Nathan
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:19052-9. 2008
    ..Now we must consider in general the common reason for moving with any movement whatever." (Aristotle, De Motu Animalium, 4th century B.C.)...
  3. pmc Foliage shedding in deciduous forests lifts up long-distance seed dispersal by wind
    Ran Nathan
    Department of Evolution, Systematics, and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus at Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:8251-6. 2005
    ..Because our model accurately describes the effects of LAI variation for distinctly different sites, species, and life forms, we suggest that its results reflect a general association between LDD and foliage density dynamics...
  4. ncbi Long-distance dispersal of plants
    Ran Nathan
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, 91904 Jerusalem, Israel
    Science 313:786-8. 2006
    ..Nonstandard" mechanisms such as extreme climatic events and generalized LDD vectors seem to hold the greatest explanatory power for the drastic deviations from the mean trend, deviations that make the nearly impossible LDD a reality...
  5. doi Spread of North American wind-dispersed trees in future environments
    Ran Nathan
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, The Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Ecol Lett 14:211-9. 2011
    ..Because such conditions are unlikely, North American wind-dispersed trees are expected to lag behind the projected climate range shift...
  6. doi Mechanisms of long-distance seed dispersal
    Ran Nathan
    The Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute for Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Edmond J Safra Campus at Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:638-47. 2008
    ..To advance our understanding of LDD, we advocate a vector-based research approach that identifies the significant LDD vectors and quantifies how environmental conditions modify their actions...
  7. pmc Migration by soaring or flapping: numerical atmospheric simulations reveal that turbulence kinetic energy dictates bee-eater flight mode
    Nir Sapir
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Edmond J Safra Campus, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Giv at Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Proc Biol Sci 278:3380-6. 2011
    ....
  8. doi Factors influencing foraging search efficiency: why do scarce lappet-faced vultures outperform ubiquitous white-backed vultures?
    Orr Spiegel
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Am Nat 181:E102-15. 2013
    ..Our results provide mechanistic explanations for interspecific variation in search efficiency for species using similar resources and foraging modes...
  9. pmc Using tri-axial acceleration data to identify behavioral modes of free-ranging animals: general concepts and tools illustrated for griffon vultures
    Ran Nathan
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Exp Biol 215:986-96. 2012
    ....
  10. ncbi Incorporating dispersal distance into the disperser effectiveness framework: frugivorous birds provide complementary dispersal to plants in a patchy environment
    Orr Spiegel
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Ecol Lett 10:718-28. 2007
    ..We suggest that distance-related differences are common and important to plant fitness, and thus should explicitly be considered in studies of disperser effectiveness...
  11. doi How movement properties affect prey encounter rates of ambush versus active predators: a comment on Scharf et al
    Tal Avgar
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Science, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Am Nat 172:593-5. 2008
  12. ncbi Linking traits of foraging animals to spatial patterns of plants: social and solitary ants generate opposing patterns of surviving seeds
    Tal Avgar
    The Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Givat Ram, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Ecol Lett 11:224-34. 2008
    ....
  13. pmc Flight modes in migrating European bee-eaters: heart rate may indicate low metabolic rate during soaring and gliding
    Nir Sapir
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Evolution, Systematics and Ecology, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    PLoS ONE 5:e13956. 2010
    ..Nevertheless, several small bird species routinely soar and glide...
  14. pmc Large-scale navigational map in a mammal
    Asaf Tsoar
    Movement Ecology Laboratory, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91904, Israel
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:E718-24. 2011
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  15. ncbi Mechanisms of long-distance dispersal of seeds by wind
    Ran Nathan
    Department of Life Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84105, Israel
    Nature 418:409-13. 2002
    ..Because uplifting probabilities are appreciable (as much as 1 5%), and tree seed crops are commonly massive, some LDD events will establish individuals that can critically affect plant dynamics on large scales...
  16. ncbi Effective gene dispersal and female reproductive success in Mediterranean maritime pine (Pinus pinaster Aiton)
    Santiago C González-Martínez
    Department of Forest Systems and Resources, CIFOR INIA, Carretera de la Coruña Km 7 5, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Mol Ecol 15:4577-88. 2006
    ....