Experts and Doctors on population dynamics in California, United States


Locale: California, United States
Topic: population dynamics

Top Publications

  1. Berlow E, Knapp R, Ostoja S, Williams R, McKenny H, Matchett J, et al. A network extension of species occupancy models in a patchy environment applied to the Yosemite Toad (Anaxyrus canorus). PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e72200 pubmed publisher
    ..Combined with targeted data on dispersal, genetics, disease, and other potential stressors, these results can guide designation of core conservation areas for A. canorus in Yosemite National Park. ..
  2. Li N, Feldman M, Li S. Cultural transmission in a demographic study of sex ratio at birth in China's future. Theor Popul Biol. 2000;58:161-72 pubmed
    ..What happens to the SRB if fertility is maintained at a low level depends on the evolution of son preference. In this paper, we analyze trends in son preference and its effect on China's future SRB. ..
  3. Lee S, Berlow E, Ostoja S, Brooks M, GĂ©nin A, Matchett J, et al. A multi-scale evaluation of pack stock effects on subalpine meadow plant communities in the Sierra Nevada. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0178536 pubmed publisher
    ..Wilderness managers can improve monitoring of disturbance in Sierra Nevada meadows by adopting multiple plant community indices while simultaneously considering local moisture regimes. ..
  4. Whitcraft C, Levin L. Regulation of benthic algal and animal communities by salt marsh plants: impact of shading. Ecology. 2007;88:904-17 pubmed
    ..This research facilitates understanding of sequential consequences of changing salt marsh plant cover associated with climate or sea level change, habitat degradation, marsh restoration, or plant invasion. ..
  5. Tuljapurkar S, Horvitz C, Pascarella J. The many growth rates and elasticities of populations in random environments. Am Nat. 2003;162:489-502 pubmed
    ..We argue that a fundamental tool for studying selection pressures in varying environments is the response of growth rate to vital rates in all habitat states...
  6. Holmquist J, Schmidt Gengenbach J, Haultain S. Effects of a long-term disturbance on arthropods and vegetation in subalpine wetlands: manifestations of pack stock grazing in early versus mid-season. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e54109 pubmed publisher
    ..Reliance on either vegetation or faunal metrics exclusively would have yielded different conclusions; using both flora and fauna served to provide a more integrative view of ecosystem response. ..
  7. Schoville S, Flowers J, Burton R. Diversifying selection underlies the origin of allozyme polymorphism at the phosphoglucose isomerase locus in Tigriopus californicus. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e40035 pubmed publisher
  8. Gruner D, Kolekar A, McLaughlin J, Strong D. Host resistance reverses the outcome of competition between microparasites. Ecology. 2009;90:1721-8 pubmed
    ..feltiae imply its use of widespread, abundant but small-bodied hosts and indicate the lack of direct competition with H. marelatus in the Hepialus-Lupinus trophic cascade. ..
  9. McLachlan J, Hellmann J, Schwartz M. A framework for debate of assisted migration in an era of climate change. Conserv Biol. 2007;21:297-302 pubmed

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  1. Bailey D, Ruhl H, Smith K. Long-term change in benthopelagic fish abundance in the abyssal northeast Pacific Ocean. Ecology. 2006;87:549-55 pubmed
    ..This study provides a rare opportunity to study the long-term dynamics of an unexploited marine fish population and suggests a dominant role for bottom-up control in this system. ..
  2. Bracken M, Gonzalez Dorantes C, Stachowicz J. Whole-community mutualism: associated invertebrates facilitate a dominant habitat-forming seaweed. Ecology. 2007;88:2211-9 pubmed
  3. Aburto Oropeza O, Sala L, Paredes G, Mendoza A, Ballesteros E. Predictability of reef fish recruitment in a highly variable nursery habitat. Ecology. 2007;88:2220-8 pubmed
    ..The predictability of leopard grouper recruitment has important implications for fisheries management, since it could allow adaptive management without expensive stock assessment programs. ..
  4. Audzijonyte A, Vrijenhoek R. When gaps really are gaps: statistical phylogeography of hydrothermal vent invertebrates. Evolution. 2010;64:2369-84 pubmed publisher
    ..The simulation approaches presented here might be useful for testing the significance of inferred phylogeographic gaps in other species...
  5. Gabriel M, Woods L, Poppenga R, Sweitzer R, Thompson C, Matthews S, et al. Anticoagulant rodenticides on our public and community lands: spatial distribution of exposure and poisoning of a rare forest carnivore. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e40163 pubmed publisher
  6. Hsieh C, Ohman M. Biological responses to environmental forcing: the linear tracking window hypothesis. Ecology. 2006;87:1932-8 pubmed
    ..While our observations follow this hypothesis well, our results indicate that the linear tracking window is a necessary but not a sufficient condition...
  7. Rasmussen M, Anzick S, Waters M, Skoglund P, DeGiorgio M, Stafford T, et al. The genome of a Late Pleistocene human from a Clovis burial site in western Montana. Nature. 2014;506:225-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we find evidence of a deep divergence in Native American populations that predates the Anzick-1 individual. ..
  8. Ruhl H. Abundance and size distribution dynamics of abyssal epibenthic megafauna in the northeast Pacific. Ecology. 2007;88:1250-62 pubmed
    ..This and other studies have shown that abundances from protozoans to large benthic invertebrates and fishes all have undergone significant fluctuations in abundance at Station M over periods of weeks to years. ..
  9. Pringle R. Elephants as agents of habitat creation for small vertebrates at the patch scale. Ecology. 2008;89:26-33 pubmed
    ..Such powerful megaherbivore-initiated interactions suggest that anthropogenic changes in large-mammal densities will have important cascading consequences for ecological communities...
  10. Knapp R, Sarnelle O. Recovery after local extinction: factors affecting re-establishment of alpine lake zooplankton. Ecol Appl. 2008;18:1850-9 pubmed
    ..melanica than in H. shoshone. Our data also suggest that H. shoshone will often fail to recover in lakes with fish residence times exceeding 50 years...
  11. Cavalli Sforza L. Human evolution and its relevance for genetic epidemiology. Annu Rev Genomics Hum Genet. 2007;8:1-15 pubmed
    ..I have made no attempt to give a general bibliography, not even of results from the HGDP, since most authors' conclusions are still unpublished. Citations are limited to very few general concepts and articles discussed in this preface. ..
  12. Pemberton T, DeGiorgio M, Rosenberg N. Population structure in a comprehensive genomic data set on human microsatellite variation. G3 (Bethesda). 2013;3:891-907 pubmed publisher
    ..Our combined data sets are the largest of their kind reported to date and provide a resource for use in human population-genetic studies. ..
  13. Tuljapurkar S, Horvitz C. From stage to age in variable environments: life expectancy and survivorship. Ecology. 2006;87:1497-509 pubmed
    ..This paper complements existing methods for time-invariant stage-based data, and adds to the information on population growth and dynamics available from stochastic demography...
  14. Hopkins J, Ferguson J, Tyers D, Kurle C. Selecting the best stable isotope mixing model to estimate grizzly bear diets in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0174903 pubmed publisher
    ..g., cutthroat trout), as such information could be useful in predicting how the population will adapt to future environmental change...