Understanding the complexities of ecosystems and the organisms living in those systems is a central theme in a number of the research labs within our department.  Working with a multitude of organisms and a diverse array of ecosystems, the research faculty of Integrative Biology combine cutting edge technology and theoretical modelling to uncover the fundamental principles that shape the living world around us.


Recent IB Publications in Ecology

Bignami, Enochs, Manzello, Sponaugle, Cowen , 2013 , Ocean acidification alters the otoliths of a pantropical fish species with implications for sensory function , Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

Kenner, Estes, Tinker, Bodkin, Cowen, Harrold, Hatfield, Novak, Rassweiler, Reed , 2013 , A multi-decade time series of kelp forest community structure at San Nicolas Island, California (USA) , Ecology

Yeakel, Guimarães, Novak, Fox-Dobbs, Koch , 2012 , Probabilistic patterns of interaction: the effects of link-strength variability on food web structure , Journal of The Royal Society Interface

Krenz, Menge, Freidenburg, Lubchenco, Chan, Foley, Nielsen , 2011 , Ecological subsidies to rocky intertidal communities: Linear or non-linear changes along a consistent geographic upwelling transition? , Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology

Yeakel, Stiefs, Novak, Gross , 2011 , Generalized modeling of ecological population dynamics , Theoretical Ecology

Bolnick, Amarasekare, Araujo, B¸rger, Levine, Novak, Rudolf, Schreiber, Urban, Vasseur , 2011 , Why intraspecific trait variation matters in community ecology , Trends in Ecology and Evolution