Metacommunity Ecosystem Function

Community Assembly and the Functioning of Ecosystems in Open Systems Postdoc Research supported by sDiv at iDiv with Morgan Ernest and Mathew Leibold “Community and ecosystem ecology often focuses on a single community, but communities are often linked because organisms disperse between them.  If dispersal changes the species composition and…

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Spatial Structuring of Biodiversity

Conservation benefits arising from changes in spatial distribution of fishing effort following the implementation of groundfish fishery integration Postdoc Research supported by NSERC Government Visiting Fellowship with Robyn Forrest Associated presentations and publications: Bannar-Martin, K.H., Keppel, E.A., Lacko, L., & Forrest, R.E. (2017). Spatial re-distribution of fishing effort following the…

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Vertebrate Community Assembly

Scale and Process: Primate and Non-Primate Mammal Community Composition and Diversity in Madagascar   The study of community assembly, or the processes that shape the occurrence of species in an ecological community, is a fundamental area of inquiry in ecology. Patterns in community composition and diversity are attributed to the…

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