Jonathan M Chase

Summary

Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Community assembly: when should history matter?
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biology, Washington University, Campus Box 1137, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Oecologia 136:489-98. 2003
  2. pmc Drought mediates the importance of stochastic community assembly
    Jonathan M Chase
    Deptartment of Biology, Washington University, Box 1229, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17430-4. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Predators temper the relative importance of stochastic processes in the assembly of prey metacommunities
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:1210-8. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Stochastic community assembly causes higher biodiversity in more productive environments
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biology and Tyson Research Center, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Science 328:1388-91. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Invasive plants have scale-dependent effects on diversity by altering species-area relationships
    Kristin I Powell
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Science 339:316-8. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Complex population dynamics and control of the invasive biennial Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard)
    Eleanor A Pardini
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Ecol Appl 19:387-97. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Predator-dependent species-area relationships
    Wade A Ryberg
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Am Nat 170:636-42. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Selecting for extinction: nonrandom disease-associated extinction homogenizes amphibian biotas
    Kevin G Smith
    Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St Louis, 6750 Tyson Valley Rd, Eureka, MO 63025, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:1069-78. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Habitat isolation moderates the strength of top-down control in experimental pond food webs
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biology and Tyson Research Center, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Ecology 91:637-43. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Trophic cascades across ecosystems
    Tiffany M Knight
    Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Nature 437:880-3. 2005

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Community assembly: when should history matter?
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biology, Washington University, Campus Box 1137, St Louis, MO 63130 4899, USA
    Oecologia 136:489-98. 2003
    ..I illustrate preliminary evidence for these predictions from an observational study of small pond communities, and show important effects on community similarity, as well as on local and regional species richness...
  2. pmc Drought mediates the importance of stochastic community assembly
    Jonathan M Chase
    Deptartment of Biology, Washington University, Box 1229, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:17430-4. 2007
    ..These results implicate the critical role for understanding the processes of community assembly when examining patterns of biodiversity at different spatial scales...
  3. doi request reprint Predators temper the relative importance of stochastic processes in the assembly of prey metacommunities
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:1210-8. 2009
    ..Thus, the presence of predators can alter fundamental mechanisms of community assembly and the scaling of diversity within metacommunities...
  4. doi request reprint Stochastic community assembly causes higher biodiversity in more productive environments
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biology and Tyson Research Center, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Science 328:1388-91. 2010
    ..Thus, shifts in community assembly mechanisms across a productivity gradient may underlie one of the most prominent biodiversity gradients on the planet...
  5. doi request reprint Invasive plants have scale-dependent effects on diversity by altering species-area relationships
    Kristin I Powell
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Science 339:316-8. 2013
    ..Our study provides a synthetic perspective on the threat of invasions to biodiversity loss across spatial scales...
  6. ncbi request reprint Complex population dynamics and control of the invasive biennial Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard)
    Eleanor A Pardini
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Ecol Appl 19:387-97. 2009
    ..We suggest that management should focus on managing adults rather than rosettes, and on creating efficient control in targeted areas of the population, rather than spreading less efficient efforts widely...
  7. ncbi request reprint Predator-dependent species-area relationships
    Wade A Ryberg
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Am Nat 170:636-42. 2007
    ..Our results emphasize that anthropogenic activities yield simultaneous changes in processes altering diversity and that it is critical that we understand how these components of anthropogenic change interact to impact diversity...
  8. doi request reprint Selecting for extinction: nonrandom disease-associated extinction homogenizes amphibian biotas
    Kevin G Smith
    Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St Louis, 6750 Tyson Valley Rd, Eureka, MO 63025, USA
    Ecol Lett 12:1069-78. 2009
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  9. ncbi request reprint Habitat isolation moderates the strength of top-down control in experimental pond food webs
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biology and Tyson Research Center, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Ecology 91:637-43. 2010
    ..In all, our experiment showed that habitat isolation can alter the structure of communities by a combination of direct effects of the species in question, as well as effects mediated through their interactions in the food web...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trophic cascades across ecosystems
    Tiffany M Knight
    Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    Nature 437:880-3. 2005
    ..Our results confirm that strong species interactions can reverberate across ecosystems, and emphasize the importance of landscape-level processes in driving local species interactions...
  11. doi request reprint Beta-diversity in temperate and tropical forests reflects dissimilar mechanisms of community assembly
    Jonathan A Myers
    Department of Biology and Tyson Research Center, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Ecol Lett 16:151-7. 2013
    ..We suggest that biogeographical differences in the relative importance of different community assembly mechanisms contribute to these striking gradients in global biodiversity...
  12. doi request reprint A synthesis of plant invasion effects on biodiversity across spatial scales
    Kristin I Powell
    Department of Biology, Washington University in Saint Louis, 1 Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1137, Saint Louis, Missouri 63130, USA
    Am J Bot 98:539-48. 2011
    ..We aim to synthesize the seemingly conflicting literature in plant invasion biology by evaluating the effects of invasive plant species across spatial scales...
  13. ncbi request reprint Ecological succession: out of the ash
    Tiffany M Knight
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Curr Biol 15:R926-7. 2005
    ..A new study of plants recolonising the land devasted when Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980 is providing important new insights into the interactions with herbivores that determine the pattern and outcome of ecological succession...
  14. pmc Invasive honeysuckle eradication reduces tick-borne disease risk by altering host dynamics
    Brian F Allan
    Tyson Research Center, Washington University, Eureka, MO 63025, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18523-7. 2010
    ..We conclude that disease risk is likely to be reduced when honeysuckle is eradicated, and suggest that management of biological invasions may help ameliorate the burden of vector-borne diseases on human health...
  15. doi request reprint Ecological correlates of risk and incidence of West Nile virus in the United States
    Brian F Allan
    Department of Biology, Washington University, One Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1137, Saint Louis, MO, 63130, USA
    Oecologia 158:699-708. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that conservation of avian diversity might help ameliorate the current West Nile virus epidemic in the USA...
  16. pmc Disentangling the importance of ecological niches from stochastic processes across scales
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biology and Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 366:2351-63. 2011
    ..By embracing processes across scales, we can build a more synthetic framework for understanding how niches structure patterns of biodiversity in the face of stochastic processes that emerge from local and biogeographic factors...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predation on mutualists can reduce the strength of trophic cascades
    Tiffany M Knight
    Department of Biology, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    Ecol Lett 9:1173-8. 2006
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  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of interspecific competition, predation, and their interaction on survival and development time of immature Anopheles quadrimaculatus
    Tiffany M Knight
    Department of Biology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
    J Vector Ecol 29:277-84. 2004
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  19. ncbi request reprint Interactions between mosquito larvae and species that share the same trophic level
    Leon Blaustein
    Community Ecology Laboratory, Institute of Evolution, Faculty of Sciences, University of Haifa, Haifa 31905, Israel
    Annu Rev Entomol 52:489-507. 2007
    ..We conclude that more extensive theoretical and empirical studies in elucidating the roles of controphic species will better allow us to predict mosquito population dynamics and allow for better management of mosquitoes...
  20. ncbi request reprint Alternative stable states and regional community structure
    Jonathan B Shurin
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, University of California Santa Barbara, 735 State St, Suite 300 Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    J Theor Biol 227:359-68. 2004
    ..Broad environmental gradients in resource supply favor regional coexistence of species that exhibit local ASE...
  21. ncbi request reprint The role of size-specific predation in the evolution and diversification of prey life histories
    Troy Day
    Department of Zoology, University of Toronto, ON, Canada
    Evolution 56:877-87. 2002
    ..Moreover, under strong coupling it is also possible for natural selection to favor an evolutionary diversification of life histories, possibly resulting in two coexisting species with divergent life-history strategies...
  22. 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...
  23. ncbi request reprint Spatial scale dictates the productivity-biodiversity relationship
    Jonathan M Chase
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260, USA
    Nature 416:427-30. 2002
    ..This dependence on scale results because dissimilarity in local species composition within regions increased with productivity...