A R Solow

Summary

Affiliation: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Inferring extinction from a sighting record
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Math Biosci 195:47-55. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Uncertain sightings and the extinction of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
    Andrew Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Conserv Biol 26:180-4. 2012
  3. doi request reprint On predicting abundance from occupancy
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Am Nat 176:96-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A test for Cope's rule
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Evolution 64:583-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Some problems with assessing Cope's Rule
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Evolution 62:2092-6. 2008
  6. pmc On estimating the number of species from the discovery record
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:285-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Testing the power law model for discrete size data
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Am Nat 162:685-9. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint A comment on testing for a decline in upper Cretaceous dinosaur diversity
    A R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Biometrics 56:1272-3. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Detecting reactivity
    Michael G Neubert
    Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543 1049, USA
    Ecology 90:2683-8. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint A model of fishing vessel accident probability
    Di Jin
    Marine Policy Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Mail Stop 41, Woods Hale, MA 02543 1138, USA
    J Safety Res 33:497-510. 2002

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Inferring extinction from a sighting record
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Math Biosci 195:47-55. 2005
    ..This paper reviews some methods for statistical inference about the extinction of a single species based on a record of its sightings...
  2. doi request reprint Uncertain sightings and the extinction of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker
    Andrew Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Conserv Biol 26:180-4. 2012
    ..03, which constitutes substantial support for extinction. The posterior distribution of the time of extinction has 3 main modes in 1944, 1952, and 1988. The method can be applied to sighting records of other purportedly extinct species...
  3. doi request reprint On predicting abundance from occupancy
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Am Nat 176:96-8. 2010
    ..A prediction method based on the number of unoccupied cells and the number containing a single individual is described and shown to work well on simulated and real data...
  4. doi request reprint A test for Cope's rule
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Evolution 64:583-6. 2010
    ..Here, a test that does account for this degree of separation is described and applied to some published data for dinosaurs. A by-product of the analysis is an estimate of the origination rate of dinosaur species...
  5. doi request reprint Some problems with assessing Cope's Rule
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Evolution 62:2092-6. 2008
    ..Some practical problems in assessing Cope's Rule are also described. These results have implications for the empirical assessment of Cope's Rule...
  6. pmc On estimating the number of species from the discovery record
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:285-7. 2005
    ..The approach is applied to a description record of large marine animals covering the period 1828-1996. The estimated number of undiscovered species in this group is around 10 with an upper 0.95 confidence bound of around 16...
  7. ncbi request reprint Testing the power law model for discrete size data
    Andrew R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Am Nat 162:685-9. 2003
    ..A parametric bootstrap is used to assess significance. The test is applied to four data sets concerning the frequency of genera of different sizes. The power law is rejected in three out of four cases...
  8. ncbi request reprint A comment on testing for a decline in upper Cretaceous dinosaur diversity
    A R Solow
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543, USA
    Biometrics 56:1272-3. 2000
    ..Here, I return to the original formulation and point out that power can be improved by adopting a parametric model for relative abundances and by testing against an ordered alternative...
  9. ncbi request reprint Detecting reactivity
    Michael G Neubert
    Biology Department, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543 1049, USA
    Ecology 90:2683-8. 2009
    ..Our results suggest that the test is robust when the dynamics are nonlinear on the log scale but that it may incorrectly classify an equilibrium as reactive when the reactivity is close to zero...
  10. ncbi request reprint A model of fishing vessel accident probability
    Di Jin
    Marine Policy Center, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Mail Stop 41, Woods Hale, MA 02543 1138, USA
    J Safety Res 33:497-510. 2002
    ..Commercial fishing is one of the least safe occupations...
  11. pmc A method for reconstructing climate from fossil beetle assemblages
    Amit Huppert
    Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1125-8. 2004
    ..We present an alternative method that uses observed variations in this rate in modern data for climate reconstruction. The method is shown to perform well in an experiment using modern data from North America...
  12. ncbi request reprint Flightless birds: when did the dodo become extinct?
    David L Roberts
    Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK
    Nature 426:245. 2003
    ..Here we use a statistical method to establish the actual extinction time of the dodo as 1690, almost 30 years after its most recent sighting...
  13. pmc On the pattern of discovery of introduced species
    Christopher J Costello
    Donald Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, 4410 Donald Bren Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:3321-3. 2003
    ..This suggests that the basis for some claims regarding an increasing rate of introductions may be invalid...