Mark C Urban

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Predator size and phenology shape prey survival in temporary ponds
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Oecologia 154:571-80. 2007
  2. doi request reprint The evolutionary ecology of metacommunities
    Mark C Urban
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:311-7. 2008
  3. doi request reprint A toad more traveled: the heterogeneous invasion dynamics of cane toads in Australia
    Mark C Urban
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California 93101, USA
    Am Nat 171:E134-48. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The evolution of prey body size reaction norms in diverse communities
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511 USA
    J Anim Ecol 77:346-55. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The growth-predation risk trade-off under a growing gape-limited predation threat
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Ecology 88:2587-97. 2007
  6. pmc Risky prey behavior evolves in risky habitats
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:14377-82. 2007
  7. pmc The cane toad's (Chaunus [Bufo] marinus) increasing ability to invade Australia is revealed by a dynamically updated range model
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1413-9. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolving metacommunities: toward an evolutionary perspective on metacommunities
    Mark C Urban
    Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Ecology 87:1616-26. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Maladaptation and mass effects in a metacommunity: consequences for species coexistence
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Am Nat 168:28-40. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Road facilitation of trematode infections in snails of northern Alaska
    Mark C Urban
    Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511 2104, USA
    Conserv Biol 20:1143-9. 2006

Detail Information

Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Predator size and phenology shape prey survival in temporary ponds
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Oecologia 154:571-80. 2007
    ..This will be especially true in frequently disturbed or seasonal habitats where phenology and ontogeny interact to determine body size asymmetries...
  2. doi request reprint The evolutionary ecology of metacommunities
    Mark C Urban
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Trends Ecol Evol 23:311-7. 2008
    ..We demonstrate that such an approach generates several novel outcomes and substantially enhances understanding of both ecological and evolutionary phenomena in three core research areas at the interface of ecology and evolution...
  3. doi request reprint A toad more traveled: the heterogeneous invasion dynamics of cane toads in Australia
    Mark C Urban
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California 93101, USA
    Am Nat 171:E134-48. 2008
    ..As an invasive species spreads, it is likely to encounter conditions that influence dispersal rates via one or both of these mechanisms...
  4. ncbi request reprint The evolution of prey body size reaction norms in diverse communities
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511 USA
    J Anim Ecol 77:346-55. 2008
    ..Instead, the density of an auxiliary newt predator species was correlated with reduced mass reaction norm slopes. Results suggest that diffuse selection from auxiliary predators can modify the evolution of life-history plasticity...
  5. ncbi request reprint The growth-predation risk trade-off under a growing gape-limited predation threat
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Ecology 88:2587-97. 2007
    ....
  6. pmc Risky prey behavior evolves in risky habitats
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:14377-82. 2007
    ....
  7. pmc The cane toad's (Chaunus [Bufo] marinus) increasing ability to invade Australia is revealed by a dynamically updated range model
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:1413-9. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Evolving metacommunities: toward an evolutionary perspective on metacommunities
    Mark C Urban
    Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Ecology 87:1616-26. 2006
    ..In adopting such a perspective, we seek to facilitate understanding about the interactions between evolutionary and metacommunity dynamics...
  9. ncbi request reprint Maladaptation and mass effects in a metacommunity: consequences for species coexistence
    Mark C Urban
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Am Nat 168:28-40. 2006
    ..Results indicate that modifications of community connectivity, such as might occur during habitat fragmentation, could elicit rapid shifts in communities from regions of high to low biodiversity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Road facilitation of trematode infections in snails of northern Alaska
    Mark C Urban
    Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 370 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511 2104, USA
    Conserv Biol 20:1143-9. 2006
    ..Emerging disease threats to biological diversity in northern ecosystems highlight the importance of understanding how roads affect disease transmission...