Geerat J Vermeij

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ecology. The coming Arctic invasion
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 321:780-1. 2008
  2. pmc From Europe to America: pliocene to recent trans-atlantic expansion of cold-water north atlantic molluscs
    Geerat J Vermeij
    University of California at Davis Department of Geology One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2545-50. 2005
  3. pmc Historical contingency and the purported uniqueness of evolutionary innovations
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:1804-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint The trans-Atlantic history of diversity and body size in ecological guilds
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecology 89:S39-52. 2008
  5. doi request reprint The great divergence: when did diversity on land exceed that in the sea?
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 50:675-82. 2010
  6. pmc Shifting sources of productivity in the coastal marine tropics during the Cenozoic era
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2362-8. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Molecular phylogenies and historical biogeography of a circumtropical group of gastropods (Genus: Nerita): implications for regional diversity patterns in the marine tropics
    Melissa A Frey
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:1067-86. 2008
  8. doi request reprint The limits of adaptation: humans and the predator-prey arms race
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Evolution 66:2007-14. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Biodiversity in water and on land
    Richard K Grosberg
    Department of Evolution and Ecology University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA Electronic address
    Curr Biol 22:R900-3. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Statistical independence of escalatory ecological trends in Phanerozoic marine invertebrates"
    Gregory P Dietl
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Science 314:925; author reply 925. 2006

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Ecology. The coming Arctic invasion
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Science 321:780-1. 2008
  2. pmc From Europe to America: pliocene to recent trans-atlantic expansion of cold-water north atlantic molluscs
    Geerat J Vermeij
    University of California at Davis Department of Geology One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2545-50. 2005
    ..Destruction of the European source fauna may jeopardize faunas on both sides of the Atlantic...
  3. pmc Historical contingency and the purported uniqueness of evolutionary innovations
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:1804-9. 2006
    ..Details of initial conditions, evolutionary pathways, phenotypes, and timing are contingent, but important ecological, functional, and directional aspects of the history of life are replicable and predictable...
  4. ncbi request reprint The trans-Atlantic history of diversity and body size in ecological guilds
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Ecology 89:S39-52. 2008
    ..Shallow-water guilds on opposite sides of the Atlantic have retained differences despite great upheavals caused by extinctions and invasions during the last 3 million years...
  5. doi request reprint The great divergence: when did diversity on land exceed that in the sea?
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Integr Comp Biol 50:675-82. 2010
    ..The pre-eminence of terrestrial, as compared to marine, diversity is therefore an historical phenomenon that is best explained by selection-related changes in mobility, dispersibility, and the evolution of partnerships...
  6. pmc Shifting sources of productivity in the coastal marine tropics during the Cenozoic era
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California at Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 278:2362-8. 2011
    ..The rise in planktonic fertility is best explained by an increase in nutrient supply from the land associated with intense global tectonic activity and more vigorous ocean mixing owing to cooling...
  7. doi request reprint Molecular phylogenies and historical biogeography of a circumtropical group of gastropods (Genus: Nerita): implications for regional diversity patterns in the marine tropics
    Melissa A Frey
    Center for Population Biology, University of California, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:1067-86. 2008
    ..We propose that regional differences in species diversity in Nerita have been largely shaped by differential rates of speciation and extinction...
  8. doi request reprint The limits of adaptation: humans and the predator-prey arms race
    Geerat J Vermeij
    Department of Geology, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Evolution 66:2007-14. 2012
    ..Escalation between prey defenses and predators' weapons may be restricted under human dominance to interactions involving those low-level predators that have benefited from human overexploitation of top consumers...
  9. doi request reprint Biodiversity in water and on land
    Richard K Grosberg
    Department of Evolution and Ecology University of California, Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, USA Electronic address
    Curr Biol 22:R900-3. 2012
    ..Even when taking into account previously undetected biodiversity in all of the physical realms revealed through molecular techniques, these differences appear to be robust - certainly among multicellular organisms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Statistical independence of escalatory ecological trends in Phanerozoic marine invertebrates"
    Gregory P Dietl
    Department of Geology and Geophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Science 314:925; author reply 925. 2006
    ..First, global-scale data integrate heterogeneous signals that obscure the economic context of life. Second, diversity data cannot yield information about selection and adaptation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reduced competition and altered feeding behavior among marine snails after a mass extinction
    Gregory P Dietl
    Center for Marine Science, University of North Carolina, Wilmington, NC 28409, USA
    Science 306:2229-31. 2004
    ..Experiments with living animals suggest that intense competition induces muricid snails to attack shell edges. Pliocene predators, therefore, probably competed for resources more intensely than their post-extinction counterparts...
  12. ncbi request reprint Stephen J Gould
    Scott F Gilbert
    J Biosci 27:445-63. 2002