Université de Fribourg

Selection on stability across ecological scales

Borrelli, Jonathan J. ; Allesina, Stefano ; Amarasekare, Priyanga ; Arditi, Roger ; Chase, Ivan ; Damuth, John ; Holt, Robert D. ; Logofet, Dmitrii O. ; Novak, Mark ; Rohr, Rudolf P. ; Rossberg, Axel G. ; Spencer, Matthew ; Tran, J. Khai ; Ginzburg, Lev R.

In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 2015, vol. 30, no. 7, p. 417–425

Much of the focus in evolutionary biology has been on the adaptive differentiation among organisms. It is equally important to understand the processes that result in similarities of structure among systems. Here, we discuss examples of similarities occurring at different ecological scales, from predator–prey relations (attack rates and handling times) through communities (food-web structures)...

Bibliothèque cantonale jurassienne

The species richness of Miocene browsers, and implications for habitat type and primary productivity in the North American grassland biome

Janis, Christine M. ; Damuth, John

In: Palaeogeography, palaeoclimatology, palaeoecology : an international journal for the geo-sciences, 2004, vol. 207, p. 371