The Organization and Function of Ancient Food Webs



Berlow, E.L., U. Brose, and N.D. Martinez.  2008.
The "Goldilocks factor" in food webs.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 105:4079-4080.

Berlow, E.L., J.A. Dunne, N.D. Martinez, P.B. Stark, R.J. Williams, and U. Brose.  2009.
Simple prediction of interaction strengths in complex food webs. (Supporting Information and Appendix)
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 106:187-191.

Brose, U.  2008.
Complex food webs prevent competitve exclusion among producer species.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 275:2419-2536.

Brose, U.  2010.
Body-mass constraints on foraging behaviour determine population and food-web dynamics.
Functional Ecology 24:28-34.

Brose, U., E.L. Berlow, T. Josson, C. Banasek-Richter, L.-F. Bersier, J.L. Blanchard, T. Brey, S.R. Carpenter, M.-F. Cattin Blandenier, J.E. Cohen, L. Cushing, H.A. Dawah, T. Dell, F. Edwards, S. Harper-Smith, U. Jacob, R.A. Jnapp, M.E. Ledger, J. Memmott, K. Tintenbeck, J.K. Pinnegar, B.C. Rall, T. Rayner, L. Ruess, W. Ulrich, P. Warren, R.J. Williams, G. Woodward, P. Yodzis, and N.D. Martinez.  2005. 
Body sizes of consumers and their resources.
Ecology 86:2545, Ecological Archives EO86-135.

Brose, U., E.L. Berlow, and N.D. Martinez.  2005.
Scaling up keystone effects from simple to complex ecological networks.
Ecology Letters 8:1317-1325.

Brose, U., and J.A. Dunne.  2009.
Modelling the dynamics of complex food webs.
Pages 37-44 in Community Ecology: Processes, Models, and Applications. H. Verhoef and P. Morin, eds. Oxford University Press.

Brose, U, R.B. Ehnes, B.C. Rall, O. Vucic-Pestic, E.L. Berlow, S. Scheu.  2008.
Foraging theory predicts predator-prey energy fluxes.
Journal of Animal Ecology 77:1072-1078.

Brose, U., T. Jonsson, E.L. Berlos, P. Warren, C. Banasek-Richter, L.-F. Bersier, J.L. Blanchard, T. Bery, S.R. Carpenter, M.-F. Cattin Blandenier, L. Cushing, H.A. Dawah, T. Dell, F. Edwards, S. Harper-Smith, U. Jacob, M.E. Ledger, N.D. Martinez, J. Memmott, K. Mintenbeck, J.K. Pinnegar, B.C. Rall, T.S. Rayner, D. C. Reuman, L. Ruess, W. Ulrich, R.J. Williams, G. Woodward, and J.E. Cohen.  2006.
Consumer-resource body size relationships in natural food webs.
Ecology 87:2411-2417.

Brose, U., R.J. Williams, and N.D. Martinez. 2003.
Comment on "Foraging adaptation and the relationship between food-web complexity and stability."
Science 301:918b-918c.

Brose, U., R.J. Williams, and N.D. Martinez.  2006.
Allometric scaling enhances stability in complex food webs.
Ecology Letters 9:1228-1236.

Digel, C., J.O. Riede, and U. Brose. 2011.
Body sizes, cumulative and allometric degree distributions across natural food webs.
Oikos 120:503-509.
doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.18862.x

Martinez, N.D., R.J. Williams, and J.A. Dunne.  2006.
Diversity, complexity, and persistence in large model ecosystems.
Pages 163-185 in Ecological Networks: Linking Structure to Dynamics in Food Webs. M. Pascual and J.A. Dunne, eds. Oxford University Press.
(previously, Santa Fe Institute Working Paper 04-07-022)

Otto, S.B., B.C. Rall, and U. Brose. 2007. 
Allometric degree distributions facilitate food web stability.
Nature 450:1226-1230.

Rall, B.C., C. Guill, and U. Brose. 2008.
Food-web connectance and predator interference dampen the paradox of enrichment.
Oikos 117:202-213.

Rall, B.C., G. Kalinkat, D. Ott, O. Vucic-Pestic, and U. Brose. 2011.
Taxonomic versus allometric constraints on non-linear interaction strengths.
Oikos 120:483-492.
doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.18860.x

Rall, B.J., O. Vucic-Pestic, R.B. Ehnes, M. Emmerson, and U. Brose. 2010.
Temperature, predator-prey interaction strength and population stability.
Global Change Biology 16:2145-2157.

Romanuk, TN., A. Hayward, and J.A. Hutchings. 2010.
Trophic level scales positively with body size in fishes.
Global Ecology and Biogeography, first published online 17 August 2010.

Thierry, A., O.L. Petchey, A.P. Beckerman, P.H. Warren, and R.J. Williams. 2011.
The consequences of size dependent foraging for food web topology.
Oikos 120:493-502.
doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.18861.x

Uchida S, B. Drossel, and U. Brose.  2007.
The structure of food webs with adaptive behaviour.
Ecological Modelling 206:263-276.

Vucic-Pestic, O., B.C. Rall, G. Kalinkat, and U. Brose.  2010.
Allometric functional response model: body masses constrain interaction strengths.
Journal of Animal Ecology 79:249-256.

Williams, R.J. 2008.
Effects of network and dynamical model structure on species persistence in large model food webs.
Theoretical Ecology 1:1874-1746.

Williams, R.J., A. Anandanadesan, and D. Purves. 2010.
The probabilistic niche model reveals the niche structure and role of body size in a complex food web.
PLoS One 5:e12092.

Williams, R.J., U. Brose, and N.D. Martinez.  2007.
Homage to Yodzis and Innes 1992: scaling up feeding-based population dynamics to complex ecological networks.
Pages 37-52 in From Energetics to Ecosystems: The Dynamics and Structure of Ecological Systems. N. Rooney, K.S. McCann, and D.L.G. Noakes, eds. Springer.

Williams, R.J., and N.D. Martinez. 2004.
Stabilization of chaotic and non-permanent food-web dynamics.
European Physics Journal B 38:297-303.

Wood, S.A., S.A. Lilley, D.R. Schiel, and J.B. Shurin. 2010.
Organismal traits are more important than environment for species interactions in the intertidal zone.
Ecology Letters 13:1160-1171.


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