Nicholas J Gotelli

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Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Environmental proteomics, biodiversity statistics and food-web structure
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, 109 Carrigan Drive, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 27:436-42. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Specimen-based modeling, stopping rules, and the extinction of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Conserv Biol 26:47-56. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Patterns and causes of species richness: a general simulation model for macroecology
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:873-86. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The empirical Bayes approach as a tool to identify non-random species associations
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Oecologia 162:463-77. 2010
  5. pmc Macroecological signals of species interactions in the Danish avifauna
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5030-5. 2010
  6. pmc Detecting temporal trends in species assemblages with bootstrapping procedures and hierarchical models
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3621-31. 2010
  7. pmc Food-web models predict species abundances in response to habitat change
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont Burlington, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e324. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Forecasting extinction risk with nonstationary matrix models
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Ecol Appl 16:51-61. 2006
  9. pmc Integrating spatial and temporal approaches to understanding species richness
    Ethan P White
    Department of Biology, The Ecology Center, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3633-43. 2010
  10. pmc Canopy and litter ant assemblages share similar climate-species density relationships
    Michael D Weiser
    Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Biol Lett 6:769-72. 2010

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Publications26

  1. pmc Environmental proteomics, biodiversity statistics and food-web structure
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, 109 Carrigan Drive, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 27:436-42. 2012
    ..Instead, ecologists should be measuring changes in the abundance of protein cohorts in response to replicated field manipulations, including nutrient enrichment and removal of top predators...
  2. doi request reprint Specimen-based modeling, stopping rules, and the extinction of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Conserv Biol 26:47-56. 2012
    ..The methods we describe for estimating species extinction dates and the probability of persistence are generally applicable to other species for which sufficient museum collections and field census results are available...
  3. doi request reprint Patterns and causes of species richness: a general simulation model for macroecology
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:873-86. 2009
    ..With further development, the GSM has the potential to provide a conceptual bridge between macroecology and historical biogeography...
  4. doi request reprint The empirical Bayes approach as a tool to identify non-random species associations
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Oecologia 162:463-77. 2010
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  5. pmc Macroecological signals of species interactions in the Danish avifauna
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:5030-5. 2010
    ..These results suggest that species interactions should be incorporated into species distribution modeling algorithms designed to predict species occupancy patterns based on environmental variables...
  6. pmc Detecting temporal trends in species assemblages with bootstrapping procedures and hierarchical models
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3621-31. 2010
    ..Our methods of analysis are broadly applicable to other ecological datasets, and they represent an advance over most existing procedures, which do not incorporate effects of incomplete sampling and imperfect detection...
  7. pmc Food-web models predict species abundances in response to habitat change
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont Burlington, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    PLoS Biol 4:e324. 2006
    ..These results provide the first experimental confirmation that trophic structure can determine species abundances in the face of habitat loss...
  8. ncbi request reprint Forecasting extinction risk with nonstationary matrix models
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Ecol Appl 16:51-61. 2006
    ..This synthetic modeling approach provides quantitative estimates of extinction probability that have an explicit mechanistic basis...
  9. pmc Integrating spatial and temporal approaches to understanding species richness
    Ethan P White
    Department of Biology, The Ecology Center, Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 365:3633-43. 2010
    ..Other areas of research on species richness could also benefit from an explicitly spatio-temporal approach, and we suggest future directions for understanding the processes common to these two traditionally isolated fields of research...
  10. pmc Canopy and litter ant assemblages share similar climate-species density relationships
    Michael D Weiser
    Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Biol Lett 6:769-72. 2010
    ..Thus, it appears that canopy and litter ant assemblages share a common abundance-diversity relationship influenced by similar but not identical climatic drivers...
  11. ncbi request reprint Using physiology to predict the responses of ants to climatic warming
    Sarah E Diamond
    Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA Department of Biology, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, USA Harvard Forest, Petersham, MA 01366, USA Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 53:965-74. 2013
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  12. pmc Proteomic characterization of the major arthropod associates of the carnivorous pitcher plant Sarracenia purpurea
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Proteomics 11:2354-8. 2011
    ..These molecular signatures may be useful in species monitoring within heterogeneous ecosystem biomass and may also serve as indicators of ecosystem state...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of bacterial communities in New England Sphagnum bogs using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (T-RFLP)
    Sergio E Morales
    Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of Vermont, 95 Carrigan Drive, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Microb Ecol 52:34-44. 2006
    ..Several other phyla were represented, as well as two Candidate Division-level taxonomic groups. These data suggest that bog microbial communities are complex, possibly stratified, and similar among multiple sites...
  14. doi request reprint Predicting community structure of ground-foraging ant assemblages with Markov models of behavioral dominance
    Sarah E Wittman
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Oecologia 166:207-19. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness
    Robert R Dunn
    Department of Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:324-33. 2009
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  16. doi request reprint Are range-size distributions consistent with species-level heritability?
    Michael K Borregaard
    Center of Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen Ø, Denmark
    Evolution 66:2216-26. 2012
    ..These results suggest that range-size heritability can generate realistic SRDs, and may play an important role in shaping observed patterns of range sizes...
  17. pmc A taxonomic wish-list for community ecology
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Department of Biology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 359:585-97. 2004
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  18. ncbi request reprint The mid-domain effect and species richness patterns:what have we learned so far?
    Robert K Colwell
    University of Connecticut, Storrs, Connecticut 06269 3043, USA
    Am Nat 163:E1-23. 2004
    ..Although some critics have categorically dismissed MDE, an overview of the 21 MDE studies published to date reveals a substantial signature of MDE in natural patterns and justifies continued work...
  19. ncbi request reprint Rapid inventory of the ant assemblage in a temperate hardwood forest: species composition and assessment of sampling methods
    Aaron M Ellison
    Harvard University, Harvard Forest, 324 North Main Street, Petersham, MA 01366, USA
    Environ Entomol 36:766-75. 2007
    ..Loss of oak from these forests may favor Camponotus species that nest in decomposing wood and open habitat specialists in the genus Lasius...
  20. ncbi request reprint Null model analysis of species nestedness patterns
    Werner Ulrich
    Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Department of Animal Ecology, Gagarina 9, 87 100 Torun, Poland
    Ecology 88:1824-31. 2007
    ..Although previous studies have revealed a high frequency of nestedness, a reanalysis of 288 empirical matrices suggests that the true frequency of nested matrices is between 10% and 40%...
  21. pmc Predicting continental-scale patterns of bird species richness with spatially explicit models
    Carsten Rahbek
    Center of Macroecology, Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen O, Denmark
    Proc Biol Sci 274:165-74. 2007
    ..Our findings imply that correlative climatic models substantially underestimate the importance of historical factors and small-scale niche-driven assembly processes in shaping contemporary species-richness patterns...
  22. doi request reprint Biodiversity enhances individual performance but does not affect survivorship in tropical trees
    Catherine Potvin
    Department of Biology, McGill University, 1205 Dr Penfield, Montreal H3A 1B1, Quebec, Canada
    Ecol Lett 11:217-23. 2008
    ..The Sardinilla experiment suggests that mixed-species plantings may be a viable strategy for increasing timber yields and preserving biodiversity in tropical tree plantations...
  23. pmc Community disassembly by an invasive species
    Nathan J Sanders
    Department of Biological Sciences, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA 95521, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:2474-7. 2003
    ..Our results show that invasive species not only reduce biodiversity but rapidly disassemble communities and, as a result, alter community organization among the species that persist...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ecology. Biodiversity in the scales
    Nicholas J Gotelli
    Nature 419:575-6. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Linking the brown and green: nutrient transformation and fate in the Sarracenia microecosystem
    Jessica L Butler
    Harvard Forest, Harvard University, 324 North Main Street, Petersham, Massachusetts 01366, USA
    Ecology 89:898-904. 2008
    ..Although upper trophic levels of this brown food web actively process detritus, it is the activity of the microbial component of this web that ultimately determines nitrogen availability for S. purpurea...
  26. pmc Nitrogen availability alters the expression of carnivory in the northern pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea
    Aaron M Ellison
    Department of Biological Sciences, Mount Holyoke College, 50 College Street, South Hadley, MA 01075 6418, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:4409-12. 2002
    ..purpurea could be a reliable and inexpensive biological indicator of nitrogen deposition rates. This suggestion is supported by field observations across a geographic gradient of nitrogen deposition...