Joel E Cohen

Summary

Affiliation: The Rockefeller University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Human population: the next half century
    Joel E Cohen
    Rockefeller University and Columbia University, 1230 New York Avenue, Box 20, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Science 302:1172-5. 2003
  2. pmc Stochastic multiplicative population growth predicts and interprets Taylor's power law of fluctuation scaling
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University and Columbia University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122955. 2013
  3. pmc Allometric scaling of population variance with mean body size is predicted from Taylor's law and density-mass allometry
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University and Columbia University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:15829-34. 2012
  4. pmc Food webs are more than the sum of their tritrophic parts
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller and Columbia Universities, New York, NY 10065 6399, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22335-40. 2009
  5. pmc International migration beyond gravity: a statistical model for use in population projections
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 20, New York, NY 10065 6399, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:15269-74. 2008
  6. pmc Mathematics is biology's next microscope, only better; biology is mathematics' next physics, only better
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller and Columbia Universities, New York, New York, USA
    PLoS Biol 2:e439. 2004
  7. pmc Childbearing impeded education more than education impeded childbearing among Norwegian women
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University and Columbia University, New York, NY 10065 6399, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11830-5. 2011
  8. pmc Ecological community description using the food web, species abundance, and body size
    Joel E Cohen
    The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1781-6. 2003
  9. ncbi Modeling household transmission of American trypanosomiasis
    J E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University and Columbia University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 20, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Science 293:694-8. 2001
  10. ncbi Human population grows up
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University, USA
    Sci Am 293:48-55. 2005

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi Human population: the next half century
    Joel E Cohen
    Rockefeller University and Columbia University, 1230 New York Avenue, Box 20, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Science 302:1172-5. 2003
    ..Economies, nonhuman environments, and cultures (including values, religions, and politics) strongly influence demographic changes. Hence, human choices, individual and collective, will have demographic effects, intentional or otherwise...
  2. pmc Stochastic multiplicative population growth predicts and interprets Taylor's power law of fluctuation scaling
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University and Columbia University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 280:20122955. 2013
    ..TL and the LC model describe the spatial variability and the temporal dynamics of populations of trees on long-term plots censused over 75 years at the Black Rock Forest, Cornwall, NY, USA...
  3. pmc Allometric scaling of population variance with mean body size is predicted from Taylor's law and density-mass allometry
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University and Columbia University, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:15829-34. 2012
    ..of Black Rock Forest, Cornwall, New York. These results connect the variability of population density to the mean body mass of individuals...
  4. pmc Food webs are more than the sum of their tritrophic parts
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller and Columbia Universities, New York, NY 10065 6399, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:22335-40. 2009
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  5. pmc International migration beyond gravity: a statistical model for use in population projections
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 20, New York, NY 10065 6399, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:15269-74. 2008
    ..57 for data from 1960 to 2004, R(2) = 0.59 for 1985-2004, R(2) = 0.61 for 1995-2004, and R(2) = 0.64 for 2000-2004. The migration estimates generated by the model may be embedded in deterministic or stochastic population projections...
  6. pmc Mathematics is biology's next microscope, only better; biology is mathematics' next physics, only better
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller and Columbia Universities, New York, New York, USA
    PLoS Biol 2:e439. 2004
  7. pmc Childbearing impeded education more than education impeded childbearing among Norwegian women
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University and Columbia University, New York, NY 10065 6399, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:11830-5. 2011
    ....
  8. pmc Ecological community description using the food web, species abundance, and body size
    Joel E Cohen
    The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:1781-6. 2003
    ..Moreover, knowing the food web gives new insight into the disputed form of the allometric relationship between body mass and abundance...
  9. ncbi Modeling household transmission of American trypanosomiasis
    J E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University and Columbia University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 20, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Science 293:694-8. 2001
    ..Low-cost, locally practicable environmental management combined with intermittent use of insecticides can sustainably control transmission of T. cruzi to humans in rural Argentina and probably elsewhere...
  10. ncbi Human population grows up
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University, USA
    Sci Am 293:48-55. 2005
  11. doi Colour of environmental noise affects the nonlinear dynamics of cycling, stage-structured populations
    Daniel C Reuman
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University, Box 20, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:820-30. 2008
    ..Our results show that changes in the colour of climatic variability, partly caused by humans, may affect the main periodicity of cycling populations, possibly impacting industry, pest management and conservation...
  12. ncbi Population and climate change
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University, USA
    Proc Am Philos Soc 154:158-82. 2010
    ..They are effective responses to the twin challenges of reducing poverty and reducing greenhouse gas emissions...
  13. doi Three allometric relations of population density to body mass: theoretical integration and empirical tests in 149 food webs
    Daniel C Reuman
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 20, New York, NY 10065, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:1216-28. 2008
    ..We describe empirically the SMSDs of two pelagic, one estuarine, and 146 soil webs by power laws and generalizations. We test theory and find it broadly validated...
  14. pmc Hypsographic demography: the distribution of human population by altitude
    J E Cohen
    Rockefeller University and Columbia Earth Institute and School of International and Public Affairs, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 95:14009-14. 1998
    ..Assessments of coastal hazards that focus only on large cities may substantially underestimate the number of people who could be affected...
  15. ncbi Global stability, local stability and permanence in model food webs
    X Chen
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    J Theor Biol 212:223-35. 2001
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  16. pmc Power spectra reveal the influence of stochasticity on nonlinear population dynamics
    Daniel C Reuman
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University, Box 20, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:18860-5. 2006
    ..If field systems exhibit directional phase shifting, then changing the intensity of demographic or environmental noise while holding constant the structure of the noise can change the main frequency of population fluctuations...
  17. pmc Body sizes of hosts and parasitoids in individual feeding relationships
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University and Columbia University, Box 20, 1230 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:684-9. 2005
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  18. doi Taylor's power law of fluctuation scaling and the growth-rate theorem
    Joel E Cohen
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, Box 20, New York, NY 10065, USA Laboratory of Populations, Earth Institute, Columbia University, New York, USA Electronic address
    Theor Popul Biol 88:94-100. 2013
    ..g., time), then the variance of density is (exactly or asymptotically) a power-law function of mean density. ..
  19. pmc Intraseasonal dynamics and dominant sequences in H3N2 influenza
    Nicole Creanza
    Laboratory of Populations, Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e8544. 2010
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  20. pmc Transient dynamics and food-web complexity in the Lotka-Volterra cascade model
    X Chen
    Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY 10021 6399, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:869-77. 2001
    ..Transient behaviour is likely to be one of the important factors affecting the persistence of ecological communities...
  21. ncbi Oviposition habitat selection in response to risk of predation in temporary pools: mode of detection and consistency across experimental venue
    Leon Blaustein
    Community Ecology Laboratory, Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa, 31905 Haifa, Israel
    Oecologia 138:300-5. 2004
    ..Oviposition avoidance and mode of detection of the predator have important implications for how to assess the true impact of predators and for the use of commercially produced kairomones for mosquito control...
  22. ncbi Altitude is a phenotypic modifier in hereditary paraganglioma type 1: evidence for an oxygen-sensing defect
    Kristin Astrom
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Hum Genet 113:228-37. 2003
    ..Collectively, these data suggest that higher altitudes and nonsense/splicing mutations are associated with phenotypic severity in PGL1 and support the hypothesis that SDHD mutations impair oxygen sensing...
  23. ncbi 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...