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    • Allometric growth in reef-building corals 

      Dornelas, Maria; Madin, Joshua S.; Baird, Andrew H.; Connolly, Sean R. (2017-03-29) - Journal article
      Predicting demographic rates is a critical part of forecasting the future of ecosystems under global change. Here, we test if growth rates can be predicted from morphological traits for a highly diverse group of colonial ...
    • Assemblage time series reveal biodiversity change but not systematic loss 

      Dornelas, Maria; Gotelli, Nicholas J; McGill, Brian; Shimadzu, Hideyasu; Moyes, Faye; Sievers, Caya; Magurran, Anne E (2014-04-18) - Journal article
      The extent to which biodiversity change in local assemblages contributes to global biodiversity loss is poorly understood. We analyzed 100 time series from biomes across Earth to ask how diversity within assemblages is ...
    • BioTIME : a database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene 

      Dornelas, Maria; Antão, Laura H.; Moyes, Faye; Bates, Amanda E.; Magurran, Anne E.; Adam, Dušan; Akhmetzhanova, Asem A.; Appeltans, Ward; Arcos, José Manuel; Arnold, Haley; Ayyappan, Narayanan; Badihi, Gal; Baird, Andrew H.; Barbosa, Miguel; Barreto, Tiago Egydio; Bässler, Claus; Bellgrove, Alecia; Belmaker, Jonathan; Benedetti-cecchi, Lisandro; Bett, Brian J.; Bjorkman, Anne D.; Błażewicz, Magdalena; Blowes, Shane A.; Bloch, Christopher P.; Bonebrake, Timothy C.; Boyd, Susan; Bradford, Matt; Brooks, Andrew J.; Brown, James H.; Bruelheide, Helge; Budy, Phaedra; Carvalho, Fernando; Castañeda-moya, Edward; Chen, Chaolun Allen; Chamblee, John F.; Chase, Tory J.; Siegwart Collier, Laura; Collinge, Sharon K.; Condit, Richard; Cooper, Elisabeth J.; Cornelissen, J. Hans C.; Cotano, Unai; Kyle Crow, Shannan; Damasceno, Gabriella; Davies, Claire H.; Davis, Robert A.; Day, Frank P.; Degraer, Steven; Doherty, Tim S.; Dunn, Timothy E.; Durigan, Giselda; Duffy, J. Emmett; Edelist, Dor; Edgar, Graham J.; Elahi, Robin; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Enemar, Anders; Ernest, S. K. Morgan; Escribano, Rubén; Estiarte, Marc; Evans, Brian S.; Fan, Tung-yung; Turini Farah, Fabiano; Loureiro Fernandes, Luiz; Farneda, Fábio Z.; Fidelis, Alessandra; Fitt, Robert; Fosaa, Anna Maria; Daher Correa Franco, Geraldo Antonio; Frank, Grace E.; Fraser, William R.; García, Hernando; Cazzolla Gatti, Roberto; Givan, Or; Gorgone-barbosa, Elizabeth; Gould, William A.; Gries, Corinna; Grossman, Gary D.; Gutierréz, Julio R.; Hale, Stephen; Harmon, Mark E.; Harte, John; Haskins, Gary; Henshaw, Donald L.; Hermanutz, Luise; Hidalgo, Pamela; Higuchi, Pedro; Hoey, Andrew; Van Hoey, Gert; Hofgaard, Annika; Holeck, Kristen; Hollister, Robert D.; Holmes, Richard; Hoogenboom, Mia; Hsieh, Chih-hao; Hubbell, Stephen P.; Huettmann, Falk; Huffard, Christine L.; Hurlbert, Allen H.; Macedo Ivanauskas, Natália; Janík, David; Jandt, Ute; Jażdżewska, Anna; Johannessen, Tore; Johnstone, Jill; Jones, Julia; Jones, Faith A. M.; Kang, Jungwon; Kartawijaya, Tasrif; Keeley, Erin C.; Kelt, Douglas A.; Kinnear, Rebecca; Klanderud, Kari; Knutsen, Halvor; Koenig, Christopher C.; Kortz, Alessandra R.; Král, Kamil; Kuhnz, Linda A.; Kuo, Chao-yang; Kushner, David J.; Laguionie-marchais, Claire; Lancaster, Lesley T.; Min Lee, Cheol; Lefcheck, Jonathan S.; Lévesque, Esther; Lightfoot, David; Lloret, Francisco; Lloyd, John D.; López-baucells, Adrià; Louzao, Maite; Madin, Joshua S.; Magnússon, Borgþór; Malamud, Shahar; Matthews, Iain; Mcfarland, Kent P.; Mcgill, Brian; Mcknight, Diane; Mclarney, William O.; Meador, Jason; Meserve, Peter L.; Metcalfe, Daniel J.; Meyer, Christoph F. J.; Michelsen, Anders; Milchakova, Nataliya; Moens, Tom; Moland, Even; Moore, Jon; Mathias Moreira, Carolina; Müller, Jörg; Murphy, Grace; Myers-smith, Isla H.; Myster, Randall W.; Naumov, Andrew; Neat, Francis; Nelson, James A.; Paul Nelson, Michael; Newton, Stephen F.; Norden, Natalia; Oliver, Jeffrey C.; Olsen, Esben M.; Onipchenko, Vladimir G.; Pabis, Krzysztof; Pabst, Robert J.; Paquette, Alain; Pardede, Sinta; Paterson, David M.; Pélissier, Raphaël; Peñuelas, Josep; Pérez-matus, Alejandro; Pizarro, Oscar; Pomati, Francesco; Post, Eric; Prins, Herbert H. T.; Priscu, John C.; Provoost, Pieter; Prudic, Kathleen L.; Pulliainen, Erkki; Ramesh, B. R.; Mendivil Ramos, Olivia; Rassweiler, Andrew; Rebelo, Jose Eduardo; Reed, Daniel C.; Reich, Peter B.; Remillard, Suzanne M.; Richardson, Anthony J.; Richardson, J. Paul; Van Rijn, Itai; Rocha, Ricardo; Rivera-monroy, Victor H.; Rixen, Christian; Robinson, Kevin P.; Ribeiro Rodrigues, Ricardo; De Cerqueira Rossa-feres, Denise; Rudstam, Lars; Ruhl, Henry; Ruz, Catalina S.; Sampaio, Erica M.; Rybicki, Nancy; Rypel, Andrew; Sal, Sofia; Salgado, Beatriz; Santos, Flavio A. M.; Savassi-coutinho, Ana Paula; Scanga, Sara; Schmidt, Jochen; Schooley, Robert; Setiawan, Fakhrizal; Shao, Kwang-tsao; Shaver, Gaius R.; Sherman, Sally; Sherry, Thomas W.; Siciński, Jacek; Sievers, Caya; Da Silva, Ana Carolina; Rodrigues Da Silva, Fernando; Silveira, Fabio L.; Slingsby, Jasper; Smart, Tracey; Snell, Sara J.; Soudzilovskaia, Nadejda A.; Souza, Gabriel B. G.; Maluf Souza, Flaviana; Castro Souza, Vinícius; Stallings, Christopher D.; Stanforth, Rowan; Stanley, Emily H.; Mauro Sterza, José; Stevens, Maarten; Stuart-smith, Rick; Rondon Suarez, Yzel; Supp, Sarah; Yoshio Tamashiro, Jorge; Tarigan, Sukmaraharja; Thiede, Gary P.; Thorn, Simon; Tolvanen, Anne; Teresa Zugliani Toniato, Maria; Totland, Ørjan; Twilley, Robert R.; Vaitkus, Gediminas; Valdivia, Nelson; Vallejo, Martha Isabel; Valone, Thomas J.; Van Colen, Carl; Vanaverbeke, Jan; Venturoli, Fabio; Verheye, Hans M.; Vianna, Marcelo; Vieira, Rui P.; Vrška, Tomáš; Quang Vu, Con; Van Vu, Lien; Waide, Robert B.; Waldock, Conor; Watts, Dave; Webb, Sara; Wesołowski, Tomasz; White, Ethan P.; Widdicombe, Claire E.; Wilgers, Dustin; Williams, Richard; Williams, Stefan B.; Williamson, Mark; Willig, Michael R.; Willis, Trevor J.; Wipf, Sonja; Woods, Kerry D.; Woehler, Eric J.; Zawada, Kyle; Zettler, Michael L. (2018-07-24) - Journal article
      Motivation: The BioTIME database contains raw data on species identities and abundances in ecological assemblages through time. These data enable users to calculate temporal trends in biodiversity within and amongst ...
    • Community-level regulation of temporal trends in biodiversity 

      Gotelli, Nicholas; Shimadzu, Hideyasu; Dornelas, Maria; McGill, Brian; Moyes, Faye; Magurran, Anne E. (2017-07-26) - Journal article
      Many theoretical models of community dynamics predict that species richness (S) and total abundance (N) are regulated in their temporal fluctuations. Here we present novel evidence for widespread regulation of biodiversity. ...
    • Contrasting changes in the abundance and diversity of North American bird assemblages from 1971 to 2010 

      Schipper, Aafke M.; Belmaker, Jonathan; de Miranda, Murilo Dantas; Navarro, Laetitia M.; Böhning-Gaese, Katrin; Costello, Mark J.; Dornelas, Maria; Foppen, Ruud; Hortal, Joaquín; Huijbregts, Mark A.J.; Martín-López, Berta; Pettorelli, Nathalie; Queiroz, Cibele; Rossberg, Axel G.; Santini, Luca; Schiffers, Katja; Steinmann, Zoran J.N.; Visconti, Piero; Rondinini, Carlo; Pereira, Henrique M. (2016-12) - Journal article
      Although it is generally recognized that global biodiversity is declining, few studies have examined long-term changes in multiple biodiversity dimensions simultaneously. In this study we quantified and compared temporal ...
    • Contrasting patterns of changes in abundance following a bleaching event between juvenile and adult scleractinian corals 

      Álvarez-Noriega, Mariana; Baird, Andrew H.; Bridge, Tom C.L.; Dornelas, Maria; Fontoura, Luisa; Pizarro, Oscar; Precoda, Kristin; Torres-Pulliza, Damaris; Woods, Rachael M.; Zawada, Kyle; Madin, Joshua S. (2018-06) - Journal article
      Coral bleaching events have caused extensive mortality on reefs around the world. Juvenile corals are generally less affected by bleaching than their conspecific adults and therefore have the potential to buffer population ...
    • Diversity is maintained by seasonal variation in species abundance 

      Shimadzu, Hideyasu; Dornelas, Maria; Henderson, Peter A; Magurran, Anne (2013-09-04) - Journal article
      Background Some of the most marked temporal fluctuations in species abundances are linked to seasons. In theory, multi-species assemblages can persist if species use shared resources at different times, thereby minimizing ...
    • Effects of ecological scaling on biodiversity patterns 

      Antão, Laura H. (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-27) - Thesis
      Biodiversity is determined by a myriad of complex processes acting at different scales. Given the current rates of biodiversity loss and change, it is of paramount importance that we improve our understanding of the ...
    • Estimates of local biodiversity change over time stand up to scrutiny 

      Vellend, Mark; Dornelas, Maria; Baeten, Lander; Beauséjour, Robin; Brown, Carissa D.; De Frenne, Pieter; Elmendorf, Sarah C.; Gotelli, Nicholas J.; Moyes, Faye; Myers-Smith, Isla H.; Magurran, Anne E.; McGill, Brian J.; Shimadzu, Hideyasu; Sievers, Caya (2017-02) - Journal article
      We present new data and analyses revealing fundamental flaws in a critique of two recent meta-analyses of local-scale temporal biodiversity change. First, the conclusion that short-term time series lead to biased estimates ...
    • Fecundity and the demographic strategies of coral morphologies 

      Álvarez-Noriega, Mariana; Baird, Andrew H.; Dornelas, Maria; Madin, Joshua S.; Cumbo, Vivian R.; Connolly, Sean R. (2016-12-02) - Journal article
      Understanding species differences in demographic strategies is a fundamental goal of ecology. In scleractinian corals, colony morphology is tightly linked with many demographic traits, such as size-specific growth and ...
    • Fitness consequences of female multiple mating : A direct test of indirect benefits 

      Barbosa, Miguel; Connolly, Sean R; Hisano, Mizue; Dornelas, Maria; Magurran, Anne (2012-09-15) - Journal article
      Background The observation that females mate multiply when males provide nothing but sperm - which sexual selection theory suggests is unlikely to be limiting - continues to puzzle evolutionary biologists. Here we test the ...
    • From species to communities : the signature of recreational use on a tropical river ecosystem 

      Deacon, Amy Elizabeth; Shimadzu, Hideyasu; Dornelas, Maria; Ramnarine, Indar W.; Magurran, Anne (2015-12) - Journal article
      Disturbance can impact natural communities in multiple ways. However, there has been a tendency to focus on single indicators of change when examining the effects of disturbance. This is problematic as classical diversity ...
    • Interspecific synchrony of seabird population growth rate and breeding success 

      Robinson, James P. W.; Dornelas, Maria; Ojanguren, Alfredo Fernandez (2013) - Journal article
      Environmental variability can destabilize communities by causing correlated interspecific fluctuations that weaken the portfolio effect, yet evidence of such a mechanism is rare in natural systems. Here, we ask whether the ...
    • Measuring temporal turnover in ecological communities 

      Shimadzu, Hideyasu; Dornelas, Maria; Magurran, Anne (2015-12) - Journal article
      1.Range migrations in response to climate change, invasive species and the emergence of novel ecosystems highlight the importance of temporal turnover in community composition as a fundamental part of global change in the ...
    • Moving to 3D : relationships between coral planar area, surface area and volume 

      House, Jenny E.; Brambilla, Viviana; Bidaut, Luc M.; Christie, Alec P.; Pizarro, Oscar; Madin, Joshua S.; Dornelas, Maria (2018-02-06) - Journal article
      Coral reefs are a valuable and vulnerable marine ecosystem. The structure of coral reefs influences their health and ability to fulfill ecosystem functions and services. However, monitoring reef corals largely relies on ...
    • Negligible effect of competition on coral colony growth 

      Alvarez-Noriega, Mariana; Baird, Andrew H.; Dornelas, Maria; Madin, Joshua S.; Connolly, Sean R. (2018-06) - Journal article
      Competition is an important determinant of assemblage structure and population regulation, often resulting in decreased growth, fecundity or survival. In corals, most studies testing for an effect of competition on demographic ...
    • Prevalence of multimodal species abundance distributions is linked to spatial and taxonomic breadth 

      Henriques Antão, Laura; Connolly, Sean R.; Magurran, Anne E.; Soares, Amadeu; Dornelas, Maria (2017-02) - Journal article
      Aim. Species abundance distributions (SADs) are a synthetic measure of biodiversity and community structure. Although typically described by unimodal logseries or lognormal distributions, empirical SADs can also exhibit ...
    • Quantifying temporal change in biodiversity : challenges and opportunities 

      Dornelas, Maria; Magurran, Anne; Buckland, Stephen Terrence; Chao, Anne; Chazdon, Robin L; Colwell, Robert K; Curtis, Tom; Gaston, Kevin J; Gotelli, Nicolas J; Kosnik, Matthew A; McGill, Brian; McCune, Jenny L; Morlon, Hélène; Mumby, Peter J; Øvreås, Lise; Studeny, Angelika; Vellend, Mark (2013-01-07) - Journal article
      Growing concern about biodiversity loss underscores the need to quantify and understand temporal change. Here, we review the opportunities presented by biodiversity time series, and address three related issues: (i) ...
    • Rapid biotic homogenization of marine fish assemblages 

      Magurran, Anne; Dornelas, Maria; Moyes, Faye Helen; Gotelli, Nicholas J; McGill, Brian (2015-09-24) - Journal article
      The role human activities play in reshaping biodiversity is increasingly apparent in terrestrial ecosystems. However, the responses of entire marine assemblages are not well-understood, in part, because few monitoring ...
    • Species richness in marine phytoplankton communities is not correlated to ecosystem productivity 

      Cermeño, Pedro; Rodríguez-Ramos, Tamara; Dornelas, Maria; Figueiras, FG; Marañón, E; Teixeira, Isabel G.; Vallina, Sergio M. (2013-08-15) - Journal article