T W Schoener

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Island biogeography of populations: an introduced species transforms survival patterns
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 310:1807-9. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Marine subsidies have multiple effects on coastal food webs
    David A Spiller
    Section of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8755, USA
    Ecology 91:1424-34. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Predators increase the risk of catastrophic extinction of prey populations
    T W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Nature 412:183-6. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Natural restoration of the species-area relation for a lizard after a hurricane
    T W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 294:1525-8. 2001
  5. doi request reprint The newest synthesis: understanding the interplay of evolutionary and ecological dynamics
    Thomas W Schoener
    Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 331:426-9. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Life-history models of extinction: a test with island spiders
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 162:558-73. 2003
  7. pmc Variable ecological effects of hurricanes: the importance of seasonal timing for survival of lizards on Bahamian islands
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:177-81. 2004
  8. pmc Nonsynchronous recovery of community characteristics in island spiders after a catastrophic hurricane
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:2220-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolution in ecological field experiments: implications for effect size
    Sharon Y Strauss
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:199-207. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Climatic control of trophic interaction strength: the effect of lizards on spiders
    David A Spiller
    Section of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA, 95616 8755, USA
    Oecologia 154:763-71. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi request reprint Island biogeography of populations: an introduced species transforms survival patterns
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 310:1807-9. 2005
    ..Thus, species introduction radically changed a resident species' relation of survival to a key island-biogeographical variable...
  2. ncbi request reprint Marine subsidies have multiple effects on coastal food webs
    David A Spiller
    Section of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8755, USA
    Ecology 91:1424-34. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Predators increase the risk of catastrophic extinction of prey populations
    T W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Nature 412:183-6. 2001
    ..Thus climatic disturbance compounded by predation brought prey populations to extinction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Natural restoration of the species-area relation for a lizard after a hurricane
    T W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 294:1525-8. 2001
    ..Thus, natural processes first destroyed and then quickly restored a highly regular species-area distribution...
  5. doi request reprint The newest synthesis: understanding the interplay of evolutionary and ecological dynamics
    Thomas W Schoener
    Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 331:426-9. 2011
    ..Only an extensive research effort involving multiple experimental approaches-particularly long-term field experiments--over a variety of ecological communities will provide the answer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Life-history models of extinction: a test with island spiders
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Am Nat 162:558-73. 2003
    ....
  7. pmc Variable ecological effects of hurricanes: the importance of seasonal timing for survival of lizards on Bahamian islands
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:177-81. 2004
    ..We suggest that, in addition to severity, the timing of a hurricane as it coincides with reproductive scheduling or other phenological aspects may determine the magnitude of its effect on a variety of organisms...
  8. pmc Nonsynchronous recovery of community characteristics in island spiders after a catastrophic hurricane
    Thomas W Schoener
    Section of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:2220-5. 2006
    ..Nonetheless, in the next 3 years, species richness failed to increase further, part of its long-term decline at the study site...
  9. ncbi request reprint Evolution in ecological field experiments: implications for effect size
    Sharon Y Strauss
    Section of Evolution and Ecology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Ecol Lett 11:199-207. 2008
    ..We conclude with a consideration of the differences between plastic and genetic responses to treatments and discuss future research directions linking adaptation to ecological effect size...
  10. ncbi request reprint Climatic control of trophic interaction strength: the effect of lizards on spiders
    David A Spiller
    Section of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA, 95616 8755, USA
    Oecologia 154:763-71. 2008
    ..We conclude that climatic variability has a major impact on the trophic interaction and suggest that a substantial change in precipitation in either direction may weaken the interaction significantly...
  11. ncbi request reprint Alteration of island food-web dynamics following major disturbance by hurricanes
    David A Spiller
    Section of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California, Davis, California 95616 8755, USA
    Ecology 88:37-41. 2007
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Effects of experimental seaweed deposition on lizard and ant predation in an island food web
    Jonah Piovia-Scott
    Section of Evolution and Ecology and Center for Population Biology, One Shields Avenue, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616 8755, USA
    Science 331:461-3. 2011
    ..Thus environmental change can substantially restructure food-web interactions, complicating efforts to predict anthropogenic changes in ecosystem processes...
  13. doi request reprint How is extinction risk related to population-size variability over time? A family of models for species with repeated extinction and immigration
    Stephane Legendre
    Laboratoire d Ecologie, Unite Mixte de Recherche 7625, Fonctionnement et Evolution des Systèmes Ecologiques, Ecole Normale Superieure, 46 rue d Ulm, 75005 Paris, France
    Am Nat 172:282-98. 2008
    ..The few departures from the initial negative correlation correspond to populations at risk: low growth rate or frequent catastrophes...
  14. pmc Self-made shelters protect spiders from predation
    Carryn Manicom
    School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:14903-7. 2008
    ..Sheltered spiders were able to avoid predation and share space with lizards, suggesting that shelter construction is a mechanism for reducing predation risk and has important population consequences...
  15. ncbi request reprint Predator-induced behaviour shifts and natural selection in field-experimental lizard populations
    Jonathan B Losos
    Department of Biology, Campus Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Nature 432:505-8. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of immersion in seawater on egg survival in the lizard Anolis sagrei
    Jonathan B Losos
    Department of Biology, Washington University, Campus Box 1137, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Oecologia 137:360-2. 2003
    ..Hatching success and incubation time did not differ among the three treatments. These findings help explain the persistence of anole populations on small islands vulnerable to hurricanes...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rapid temporal reversal in predator-driven natural selection
    Jonathan B Losos
    Department of Biology, Box 1137, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130 USA
    Science 314:1111. 2006
    ..Our experimental studies on 12 islets confirmed these predictions within a single generation, thus demonstrating the rapidity with which evolutionary forces can change during times of environmental flux...