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Statistics bibliography 11 - ecology

Adolph, S.C. & Hardin, J.S. (2007). Estimating phenotypic correlations: correcting for bias due to intraindividual variability. Functional Ecology 21, 178-184. Read Read [free pdf]

Alonso-Mejia, A. et al. (1998). Influence of forest canopy closure on rates of bird predation on overwintering Monarch butterflies Danaus plexippus L. Biological Conservation 85 (1-2), 151-159. Read

Bart, J. et al. (1998). Sampling and statistical methods for behavioural ecologists. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Ballentine, B. et al. (2004). Vocal performance influences female response to male bird song: an experimental test. Behavioral Ecology 15 (1), 163-168. Read Read [free pdf]

Basset, Y et al. (2008). Choice of metrics for studying arthropod responses to habitat disturbance: one example from Gabon. Insect Conservation and Diversity 1, 55-66. Read Read [free pdf]

Bobo, K.S. et al. (2006). From forest to farmland: species richness patterns of trees and understorey plants along a gradient of forest conversion in Southwestern Cameroon. Biodiversity and Conservation 15 (13), 4097-4117. Read

A good example of such pseudo-science is given by: Bast, J. (1998) The Questionable Science Behind the Global Warming Scare. No. 89 - October 30, 1998. Read [no longer available post 2006]

Castillo, J.M. et al. (2000). Lower limits of Spartina densiflora and S. maritima in a Mediterranean salt marsh determined by different ecophysiological tolerances. Journal of Ecology 88 (5), 801-812. Read Read [free pdf]

Danell, A.C. et al. (2006). Space use by Eurasian lynx in relation to reindeer migration. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84 (4), 546-555. Read Read [free pdf]

Fattorini, S. et al. (2006). A new method to identify important conservation areas applied to the butterflies of the Aegean Islands (Greece). Animal Conservation 9 (1), 75-83. Read

The study, as first performed in 1997, is reported in: Read.

Franklin, K.A. et al. (2006). Buffelgrass (Pennisetum ciliare) land conversion and productivity in the plains of Sonora, Mexico. Biological Conservation 127 (1), 62-71. Read

Gonzalez-Rey, M. et al. (2007). Adaptation to metal toxicity: a comparison of hydrothermal vent and coastal shrimps. Marine Ecology 28 (1), 100-107. Read

Grosman, A.H. et al. (2008). Parasitoid increases survival of its pupae by inducing hosts to fight predators. PLOS One 3 (6), e2276. Read Read [free pdf]

Huang, J. et al. (2005). Ovipositional site selection by Anopheles gambiae: influences of substrate moisture and texture. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 19 (4), 442-450. Read

Iacchei, M. et al. (2005). Direct impacts of commercial and recreational fishing on spiny lobster, Panulirus interruptus, populations at Santa Catalina Island, California, United States. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 39 (6), 1201-1214. Read [free pdf]

Johnson, S.B. & Geller, J.B. (2006). Larval settlement can explain the adult distribution of Mytilus californianus Conrad but not of M. galloprovincialis Lamarck or M. trossulus Gould in Moss Landing, central California: Evidence from genetic identification of spat. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 328 (1), 136-145. Read

Krebs, C.J. (1999). Ecological methodology. 2nd Edn. Addison-Welsey Educational Publishers, Menlo Park, USA.

Kopf, R.K. & Davie, P.S. (2005). Size trends and population characteristics of striped marlin, Tetrapturus audax caught in the New Zealand recreational fishery. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 39 (5), 1145-1156. Read [free pdf]

Luiselli, L. (2006). Testing hypotheses on the ecological patterns of rarity using a novel model of study: snake communities worldwide. Web Ecology 6, 44-58. Read [free pdf]

Lessells, C.M. & Boag, P.T. (1987). Unrepeatable repeatabilities: a common mistake. The Auk 104, 116-121. Read [free pdf]

Maliao, R.J. et al. (2004). A survey of stock of the donkey's ear abalone, Haliotis asinina L. in the Sagay Marine Reserve, Philippines: evaluating the effectiveness of marine protected area enforcement. Fisheries Research 66 (2-3), 343-353. Read

MacCluskie, M.C. & Sedinger, J.S. (2000). Nutrient reserves and clutch-size regulation of northern shovelers in Alaska. The Auk 117 (4), 971-979. Read

Mousson, L. et al. (1999). Metapopulation structure and conservation of the cranberry fritillary Boloria aquilonaris (lepidoptera, nymphalidae) in Belgium. Biological Conservation 87 (3), 285-293. Read

Nogues-Bravo, D. et al. (2006). Climate change, humans, and the extinction of the woolly mammoth. PLOS Biology 6 (4), e79. Read Read [free pdf]

Noske, N.M. et al. (2008). Disturbance effects on diversity of epiphytes and moths in a montane forest in Ecuador. Basic and Applied Ecology 9 (1), 4-12. Read

Norden, B. et al. (2004). Dead wood in semi-natural temperate broadleaved woodland: contribution of coarse and fine dead wood, attached dead wood and stumps. Forest Ecology and Management 194 (1-3), 235-248. Read

Oberdorster, U. & Grant, P.R. (2007). Predator foolhardiness and morphological evolution in 17-year cicadas (Magicicada spp.). Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 90 (1), 1-13. Read

Ots, I. et al. (1998). Haematological health state indices of reproducing Great Tits: methodology and sources of natural variation. Functional Ecology 12 (4), 700-707. Read Read [free pdf]

Rae, R.G. et al. (2008). Susceptibility and immune response of Deroceras reticulatum, Milax gagates and Limax pseudoflavus exposed to the slug parasitic nematode Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 97 (1), 61-69. Read

Ribeiro, P.D. et al. (2005). The relative importance of substratum characteristics and recruitment in determining the spatial distribution of the fiddler crab Uca uruguayensis Nobili. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 314 (1), 99-111. Read

Della Rocca, F. (2007). How tall is an elephant? Two methods for estimating elephant height. Web Ecology 7, 1-10. Read [free pdf]

Roper, T.J. & Kemenes, I. (1997). Effect of blocking of entrances on the internal environment of badger Meles meles sets. Journal of Applied Ecology 34 (5), 1311-1319. Read

Sasaki, H. (2001). Comparison of capturing tabanid flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) by five different color traps in the fields. Applied Entomology & Zoology 36 (4), 515-519. Read [free pdf]

Seidler, T.G. & Plotkin, J.B. (2006). Seed dispersal and spatial pattern in tropical trees. PLOS Biology 4 (11), e344. Read Read [free pdf]

Sodhi, N.S. et al. (2005). Land use and conservation value for forest birds in Central Sulawesi (Indonesia). Biological Conservation 122 (4), 547-558. Read

Thomas, M.L. & Holway, D.A. (2005). Condition-specific competition between invasive Argentine ants and Australian Iridomyrmex. Journal of Animal Ecology 74 (3), 532-542. Read [free pdf]

Thom, C. et al. (2007). The scent of the waggle dance. PLoS Biology 5 (9), e228. Read Read [free pdf]

Trullas, S.C. et al. (2007). Low repeatability of preferred body temperature in four species of Cordylid lizards: Temporal variation and implications for adaptive significance. Evolutionary Ecology 21 (1), 63-79. Read

Vercher, R. et al. (2008). Factors influencing adult female oviposition in the citrus leafminer Phyllocnistis citrella. Agricultural and Forest Entomology 10 (1), 45-51. Read