S R Carpenter

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Early warnings of regime shifts: a whole-ecosystem experiment
    S R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Science 332:1079-82. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Leading indicators of trophic cascades
    S R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:128-38. 2008
  3. pmc Early warnings of regime shift when the ecosystem structure is unknown
    William A Brock
    Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e45586. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Early warnings of unknown nonlinear shifts: a nonparametric approach
    S R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, 680 North Park Street, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Ecology 92:2196-201. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Ecology for transformation
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:309-15. 2006
  6. pmc Phosphorus control is critical to mitigating eutrophication
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11039-40. 2008
  7. pmc Science for managing ecosystem services: Beyond the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:1305-12. 2009
  8. pmc Eutrophication of aquatic ecosystems: bistability and soil phosphorus
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, 680 North Park Street, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10002-5. 2005
  9. pmc Trading carbon for food: global comparison of carbon stocks vs. crop yields on agricultural land
    Paul C West
    Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment SAGE, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:19645-8. 2010
  10. pmc Panaceas and diversification of environmental policy
    William A Brock
    Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15206-11. 2007

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Early warnings of regime shifts: a whole-ecosystem experiment
    S R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Science 332:1079-82. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Leading indicators of trophic cascades
    S R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:128-38. 2008
    ..Thus, the ecosystem can be poised for regime shift by the time the signal is discernible. Field tests are needed to evaluate these indicators...
  3. pmc Early warnings of regime shift when the ecosystem structure is unknown
    William A Brock
    Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e45586. 2012
    ..Monte Carlo analysis shows that the indicators generally increase prior to the transition, but uncertainties of the indicators become large as the ecosystem approaches the transition point...
  4. ncbi request reprint Early warnings of unknown nonlinear shifts: a nonparametric approach
    S R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, 680 North Park Street, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53706, USA
    Ecology 92:2196-201. 2011
    ..EWS computed from drift estimates (such as autocorrelation coefficients or return rates) have low precision and should be used with caution. Nonetheless, in the current state of knowledge, it is premature to disregard any potential EWS...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ecology for transformation
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 21:309-15. 2006
    ..As we discuss here, ecology should help formulate positive, plausible visions for relationships of society and ecosystems that can potentially sustain ecosystem services for long periods of time...
  6. pmc Phosphorus control is critical to mitigating eutrophication
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:11039-40. 2008
  7. pmc Science for managing ecosystem services: Beyond the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:1305-12. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Eutrophication of aquatic ecosystems: bistability and soil phosphorus
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, 680 North Park Street, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10002-5. 2005
    ..Technologies for rapidly reducing phosphorus content of overenriched soils, or reducing erosion rates, are needed to improve water quality...
  9. pmc Trading carbon for food: global comparison of carbon stocks vs. crop yields on agricultural land
    Paul C West
    Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment SAGE, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:19645-8. 2010
    ..Particularly in the tropics, emphasis should be placed on increasing yields on existing croplands rather than clearing new lands. Our high-resolution approach can be used to determine the net effect of local land use decisions...
  10. pmc Panaceas and diversification of environmental policy
    William A Brock
    Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15206-11. 2007
    ..This process helps induce the modesty needed to avoid panacea traps while supporting systematic effort to improve resource management in the public interest...
  11. ncbi request reprint Stability and diversity of ecosystems
    Anthony R Ives
    Department of Zoology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Science 317:58-62. 2007
    ..This shifts attention away from diversity-stability relationships toward the multiple factors, including diversity, that dictate the stability of ecosystems...
  12. pmc Multiple states in river and lake ecosystems
    C Lisa Dent
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 357:635-45. 2002
    ..Nonlinear behaviour in aquatic ecosystems may be more common than current theory indicates...
  13. ncbi request reprint Global consequences of land use
    Jonathan A Foley
    Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment SAGE, University of Wisconsin, 1710 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Science 309:570-4. 2005
    ..We face the challenge of managing trade-offs between immediate human needs and maintaining the capacity of the biosphere to provide goods and services in the long term...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dining on disease: how interactions between infection and environment affect predation risk
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, 680 North Park Street, Madison, Wisconsin 53706 1492, USA
    Ecology 87:1973-80. 2006
    ..P. laeve increases the conspicuousness and predation risk of Daphnia; as a result, infected Daphnia occur predominantly in environments with characteristics that conceal their elevated visibility...
  15. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Millennium ecosystem assessment: research needs
    Stephen R Carpenter
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706
    Science 314:257-8. 2006
  16. pmc Turning back from the brink: detecting an impending regime shift in time to avert it
    Reinette Biggs
    Center for Limnology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:826-31. 2009
    ..Averting ecological regime shifts is also dependent on developing policy processes that enable society to respond more rapidly to information about impending regime shifts...
  17. pmc Profile of Stephen R. Carpenter
    Nick Zagorski
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:9999-10001. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Social-ecological resilience to coastal disasters
    W Neil Adger
    Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7TJ, UK
    Science 309:1036-9. 2005
    ..Disaster management requires multilevel governance systems that can enhance the capacity to cope with uncertainty and surprise by mobilizing diverse sources of resilience...
  19. ncbi request reprint Differential support of lake food webs by three types of terrestrial organic carbon
    Jonathan J Cole
    Ecol Lett 9:558-68. 2006
    ..The results show that impacts of cross-ecosystem subsidies depend on characteristics of the imported material, the route of entry into the food web, the types of consumers present, and the productivity of the recipient system...
  20. pmc Aquatic eutrophication promotes pathogenic infection in amphibians
    Pieter T J Johnson
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Ramaley N122, Boulder, CO 80309 0334, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:15781-6. 2007
    ..Given forecasted increases in global eutrophication, amphibian extinctions, and similarities between Ribeiroia and important human and wildlife pathogens, our results have broad epidemiological and ecological significance...
  21. ncbi request reprint Complexity of coupled human and natural systems
    Jianguo Liu
    Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Science 317:1513-6. 2007
    ..They also exhibit nonlinear dynamics with thresholds, reciprocal feedback loops, time lags, resilience, heterogeneity, and surprises. Furthermore, past couplings have legacy effects on present conditions and future possibilities...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Whole-lake carbon-13 additions reveal terrestrial support of aquatic food webs
    Michael L Pace
    Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Millbrook, New York 12545, USA
    Nature 427:240-3. 2004
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Coupled human and natural systems
    Jianguo Liu
    Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
    Ambio 36:639-49. 2007
    ..Opportunities for truly integrating various disciplines are emerging to address fundamental questions about CHANS and meet society's unprecedented challenges...
  26. ncbi request reprint Nature: the many benefits of ecosystem services
    Walter V Reid
    Nature 443:749; author reply 750. 2006