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Books

2012

Cofer for the Ants of New EnglandEllison, A. M., N. J. Gotelli, G. Alpert, and E. J. Farnsworth. 2012. A Field Guide to the Ants of New England. Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.

[ Order the Field Guide from Yale University Press | Web-site (includes ants in the news, upcoming field trips and booksignings, data, maps, checklists, etc.) ]

Awards for The Field Guide

  1. April 2013: The New England Society in New York City awards The Field Guide the 2013 award for Specialty Title in Science and Nature [ press release ]
  2. May 2013: USA Book News awards The Field Guide the 2013 International Book Award in General Science [ press release ]

Read the reviews of The Field Guide

  1. In Publishers Weekly, 27 August 2012. [ pdf | html direct from Publishers Weekly ]
  2. "Noteworthy Books" of the Northeastern Naturalist (Fall 2012).
  3. In the Naturalist's Journal column of the Southern Rhode Island Newspapers (30 November 2012; appears in Narragansett Times, North Kingstown Standard-Times, Chariho Times, Covernty Courier, and East Greenwich Pendulum). [ pdf ]
  4. Riutta, J. 2012. The Well-read Naturalist. December 2012 [ pdf | html direct from The Well-read Naturalist ]
  5. King, J. R. and J. C. Trager. 2013. Myrmecological News 18: 59-60. [ pdf ]
  6. Lubertazzi, D. 2013. Rhode Island Natural History Survey, posted January 29, 2013 [ html direct from RINHS ]
  7. Waltermire, J. 2013. Northern Woodlands 20(1): 68. [ pdf ]
  8. Anonymous. 2013. Off the Shelf. Harvard Magazine March-April 2013: 16 [ pdf | html direct from Harvard Magazine ]
  9. Anonymous. 2013. The Green (Quote unquote). Vermont Quarterly Spring 2013: 12 [ pdf ]
  10. Anonymous. 2013. Spotlight Books, Ecology 94 (3): 770 [ external link ]
  11. Brass, D. A. 2013. Review in Choice Review [ pdf | html from Upper Hudson Library System ]
  12. Anonymous. 2013. Review in Wings, Fall 2013 [ pdf ]

2012 / 2004

Cover Art for A Primer of Ecological StatisticsGotelli, N. J., and A. M. Ellison. 2012. A Primer of Ecological Statistics, 2nd edition. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA. (First edition - green cover - was published in 2004)
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Read the reviews of the First Edition of the Primer

      1. Neefus, C. D. 2004. Rhodora 106: 378-382. [pdf]
      2. Drake, J. M. 2005. Ecology 86: 810-811. [pdf]
      3. Smith, T. 2005. Plant Science Bulletin 51: 61-61. [pdf]
      4. Dixon, P. M. 2005. Quarterly Review of Biology 80: 260. [pdf]
      5. Fortin, M.-J. 2005. Ecoscience 12: 286. [pdf]
      6. Rees, C. 2005. Northeastern Naturalist 12: 376. [pdf]
      7. Ford, E. D. 2005. The American Statistician 59: 350. [pdf]
      8. Berke, O. 2006. Biometrics 62: 308. [pdf]
      9. Abby Franklin praises the Primer as a "little-known title for poolside reading" in Natural New England magazine 2006, issue 29: 54-57. [pdf]

Read the reviews of the Second Edition of the Primer

      1. Gillingham, M. 2013. The American Statistician 67: 264 [pdf]

 

Software

2013

Gotelli, N. J., and A. M. Ellison. 2013. EcoSimR: Null Models for Ecology, version 1.00. [ Download ]

 

Journal articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings

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    2014

    Pelini, S. L., S. E. Diamond, L. M. Nichols, K. L. Stubble, A. M. Ellison, N. J. Sanders, R. R. Dunn, and N. J. Gotelli. 2014. Geographic differences in effects of experimental warming on ant species diversity and community composition. Ecosphere 5: 125.
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    Ellison, A. M. 2014. Experiments are revealing a foundation species: a case-study of eastern hemlock (Tsuga canadensis). Advances in Ecology 2014, article 456904.
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    Smart, S. M., A. M. Ellison, R. G. H. Bunce, R. H. Marrs, K. J. Kirby, A. Kimberley, W. A. Scott, and D. R. Foster. 2014/2015. Quantifying the impact of an extreme climate event on species diversity in fragmented temperate forests: the effect of the October 1987 storm on British broadleaved woodlands. Journal of Ecology 102: 1273-1287.
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    Ellison, A. M., M. Lavine, P. B. Kerson, A. A. Barker Plotkin, and D. A. Orwig. 2014. Building a foundation: land-use history and dendrochronology reveal temporal dynamics of a Tsuga canadensis (Pinaceae) forest. Rhodora (in press).
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    Ellison, A. M., N. J. Gotelli, N. Hsiang, M. Lavine, and A. Maidman. 2014. Kernel density estimation of 2-dimensional spatial Poisson point processes from k-tree sampling. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 19: 357-372.
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    Ellison, A. M. 2014. They really do eat insects: learning from Charles Darwin's experiments with carnivorous plants.  Pages 000-000 in M. J. Reiss, C. J. Boulter, and D. L Sanders, editors. Darwin-Inspired Learning. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam (in press).
    [ Purchase the book from Sense Publishers ]

    Kéfi, S., V. Guttal, W. A. Brock, S. R. Carpenter, A. M. Ellison, V. N. Livina, D. A. Seekell, M. Scheffer, E. H. van Nes, and V. Dakos. 2014. Early warning signals of ecological transitions: methods for spatial patterns. PLoS One 9(3): e92097.
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    Ellison, A. M., C. C. Davis, P. J. Calie, and R. F. C. Naczi. 2014. Pitcher plants (Sarracenia) provide a 21st-century perspective on infraspecific ranks and interspecific hybrids: a modest proposal for appropriate recognition and usage. Systematic Botany 39: 939-949.
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    Ellison, A. M., N. J. Gotelli, B. D. Inouye, and D. R. Strong. 2014. P values, hypothesis testing, and model selection: it's déjà vu all over again.  Ecology 95: 609-610.
    [ Full text (Introduction to the Forum) | Read the entire forum (Article, comments, and reply) ] 

    Resasco, J., S. L. Pelini, K. L. Stuble, N. J. Sanders, R. R. Dunn, S. E. Diamond, A. M. Ellison, N. J. Gotelli, and D. J. Levey. 2014. Using historical and experimental data to reveal warming effects on ant assemblages. PLoS One 9(2): e88029.
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    Ellison, A. M. 2014. Preserving the picturesque: perceptions of landscape, landscape art, and land protection in the United States and China. land 3: 260-281.
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    Ellison, A. M., and B. Baiser. 2014. Hemlock as a foundation species. Pages 93-104 in D. R. Foster, editor. Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.
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    Ellison, A. M., D. A. Orwig, and A. A. Barker Plotkin. 2014. Cut or girdle. Pages 136-152 in D. R. Foster, editor. Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.
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    Ellison, A. M. 2014. Reprise: Eastern hemlock as a foundation species. Pages 165-171 in D. R. Foster, editor. Hemlock: A Forest Giant on the Edge. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT.
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    Ellison, A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. 2014. Targeted sampling increases knowledge and improves estimates of ant species richness in Rhode Island. Northeastern Naturalist 21: NENHC-13 - NENHC-24.
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    Chao, A., N. J. Gotelli, T. C. Hsieh, E. L. Snader, K. H. Ma, R. K. Colwell, and A. M. Ellison. 2014. Rarefaction and extrapolation with Hill numbers: a framework for sampling and estimation in species diversity studies. Ecological Monographs 84: 45-67.
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    2013

    Baiser, B., N. Whitaker, and A. M. Ellison. 2013. Modeling foundation species in food webs. Ecosphere 4(12): 146 DOI: 10.1890/ES13-00265.1.
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    Giasson, M.-A., A. M. Ellison, R. D. Bowden, P. M. Crill, E. A. Davidson, J. E. Drake, S. D. Frey, J. L. Hadley, M. Lavine, J. M. Melillo, J. W. Munger, K. J. Nadelhoffer, L. Nicoll, S. V. Ollinger, K. E. Savage, P. A. Steudler, J. Tang, R. K. Varner, S. C. Wofsy, D. R. Foster, and A. C. Finzi. 2013. Soil respiration in a northeastern US temperate forest: a 22-year synthesis. Ecosphere 4(11): 140. DOI: 10.1890/ES13.00183.1
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    Farnsworth, E. J., M. Chu, W. J. Kress, A. K. Neill, J. H. Best, R. D. Stevenson, G. W. Courtney, J. K. Vandyk, and A. M. Ellison. 2013. Next-generation field guides. BioScience 63: 891-899.
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    Access the recommendation on F1000PrimeDiamond, S. E., C. Penick, S. L. Pelini, A. M. Ellison, N. J. Gotell, N. J. Sanders, and R. R. Dunn. 2013. Using physiology to predict the responses of ants to climatic warming. Integrative and Comparative Biology 53: 965-974.
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    Ellison, A. M. 2013. The suffocating embrace of landscape and the picturesque conditioning of ecology. Landscape Journal 32: 79-94.
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    Fitzpatrick, M. C., N. J. Gotelli, and A. M. Ellison. 2013. MaxEnt vs. MaxLike: Empirical Comparisons with Ant Species Distributions. Ecosphere 4: 55.
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    *Sirota, J., B. Baiser, N. J. Gotelli, and A. M. Ellison. 2013. Organic-matter loading determines regime shifts and alternative states in an aquatic ecosystem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 110: 7742-7747.
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    Baiser, B., H. L. Buckley, N. J. Gotelli, and A. M. Ellison. 2013 (2012). Predicting food-web structure with metacommunity models. Oikos 122: 492-506. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.00005.x
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    Record, S., N. D. Charney, R. M. Zakaria, and A. M. Ellison. 2013. Projecting global mangrove species and community distributions under climate change. Ecosphere 4: art34.
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    Orwig, D.A., A. A. Barker Plotkin, E. A. Davidson, H. Lux, K. E. Savage, and A. M. Ellison. 2013. Foundation species loss affects vegetation structure more than ecosystem function in a northeastern USA forest. PeerJ 1: e41. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.41
    [ Abstract | Full Text (from Harvard's Preprint Archive) | Reprint (pdf as published) | Data (via Harvard Forest Data Catalog): Understory vegetation | Overstory vegetation | Litterfall | Coarse woody debris | Nitrogen dynamics | Carbon dynamics ]

    Record, S., M. C. Fitzpatrick, A. O. Finley, S. Veloz, and A. M. Ellison. 2013. Should species distribution models account for spatial autocorrelation? A test of model projections across eight millenia of climate change. Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 760 -771. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12017
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    2012

    Zhao, X., B. Sl. Lerner, L. J. Osterweil, E. R. Boose, and A. M. Ellison. 2012. Provenance support for rework. TaPP '12: 4th USENIX Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
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    Pelini, S. L., S. E. Diamond, H. MacLean, A. M. Ellison, N. J. Gotelli, N. J. Sanders, and R. R. Dunn. 2012. Common garden experiments reveal uncommon responses across temperatures, locations, and species of ants. Ecology and Evolution 2: 3009-3115. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.407
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    Farnsworth, E. J., A. A. Barker Plotkin, and A. M. Ellison. 2012. The relative contributions of seed bank, seed rain, and understory vegetation dynamics to the reorganization of Tsuga canadensis forests after loss due to logging or simulated attack by Adelges tsugae. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 42: 2090-2105. 
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    Diamond, S. E., L. M. Nichols, N. McCoy, C. Hirsch, S. L. Pelini, N. J. Sanders, A. M. Ellison, N. J. Gotelli, and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A physiological trait-based approach to predicting the responses of species to experimental climatic warming. Ecology 93: 2305-2312.
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    Drummond, F. A., A. M. Ellison, E. Groden, and G. D. Ouellette. 2012. The ants  (Formicidae). Pages 29-35 in D. S. Chandler, D. Manski, C. Donahue, and A. Alyokhin, editors. Biodiversity of the Schoodic Peninsula: results of the insect and arachnid bioblitzes at the Schoodic District of Acadia National Park, Maine. Maine Agricultural and Forest Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 206.
    [ Full Text (entire Technical Bulletin in pdf) ]

    Dakos, V., S. R. Carpenter, W. A. Brock, A. M. Ellison, V. Guttal, A. R. Ives, S. Kéfi, V. Livina, D. A. Seekell, E. H. van Nes, and M. Scheffer. 2012. Methods for detecting early warnings of critical transitions in time series illustrated using simulated ecological data. PLoS ONE 7: e41010.
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    Ellison, A. M. E. D. Butler, E. J. Hicks, R. F. C. Naczi, P. J. Calie, C. D. Bell, and C. C. Davis. 2012. Phylogeny and biogeography of the carnivorous plant family Sarraceniaceae. PLoS ONE 7: e39291. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0039291.
    [ Abstract | Full Text (from Harvard's Preprint Archive) | Reprint (pdf as published) | List of sequences in GenBank ]

    Ellison, A. M. 2012. Out of Oz: Opportunities and challenges for using ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) as biological indicators in north-temperate cold biomes. Myrmecological News 17: 105-119. 
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    Gotelli, N. J., A. M. Ellison, and B. A. Ballif. 2012. Environmental proteomics, biodiversity statistics and food web structure. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 27: 436-442. 
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    Ecosphere cover for Lustenhouwer et al.Lustenhouwer, M. N., L. Nicoll, and A. M. Ellison. 2012. Microclimatic effects of the loss of a foundation species from New England forests. Ecosphere 3: 26. 
    [ Abstract | Full Text (from Harvard's Preprint Archive) | Reprint (pdf as published) | Data: Temperature Light Soil moisture (via Harvard Forest Data Catalog ]

    Fitzpatrick, M. C., E. L. Preisser, A. Polrter, J. S. Elkinton, and A. M. Ellison. 2012. Modeling range dynamics in heterogeneous landscapes: invasion of the hemlock woolly adelgid in eastern North America. Ecological Applications 22: 472-486. 
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    Ellison, A. M. 2012. The ants of Nantucket: undexpectedly high biodiversity in an anthropogenic landscape. Northeastern Naturalist 19(Special Issue 6): 43-66. 
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    2011

    Bestelmeyer, B. T., A. M. Ellison, W. R. Fraser, K. B. Gorman, S. J. Holbrook, C. M. Laney, M. D. Ohman, D. P. C. Peters, F. C. Pillsbury, A. Rassweiler, R. J. Schmitt, and S. Sharma. 2011. Detecting and managing abrupt transitions in ecological systems. Ecosphere 2: art129.
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    Sackett, T. E., S. Record, S. Bewick, B. Baiser, N. J. Sanders, and A. M. Ellison. 2011. Response of macroarthropod assemblages to the loss of hemlock (Tsuga canadensis), a foundation species. Ecosphere 2: art74.
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    Baiser, B., R. Ardeshiri*, and A. M. Ellison. 2011. Species richness and trophic diversity increase decomposition in a co-evolved food web. PLoS One 6: e20672.
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    Baiser, B., N. J. Gotelli, H. L. Buckley, T. E. Miller, and A. M. Ellison. 2011 (2012). Geographic variation in network structure of a Nearctic aquatic food web. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 579-581. DOI: 10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00705.x 
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    Pelini, S. L., M. Boudreau, N. McCoy, A. M. Ellison, N. J. Gotelli, N. J. Sanders, and R. R. Dunn. 2011. Effects of short-term warming on low and high latitude forest ant communities. Ecosphere 2: art62.
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    Jenkins, C. N., N. J. Sanders, A. N. Andersen, X. Arnan, C. A. Brühl, X. Cerda, A. M. Ellison, B. L. Fisher, M. C. Fitzpatrick, N. J. Gotelli, A. D. Gove, B. Guénard, J. E. Lattke, J.-P. Lessard, T. P. McGlynn, S. B. Menke, C. L. Parr, S. M. Philpott, H. L. Vasconcelos, M. D. Weiser, and R. R. Dunn. 2011. Global diversity in light of climate change: the case of ants. Diversity and Distributions 17: 652-662.
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    Ellison, A. M., and L. Adamec. 2011. Ecophysiological traits of terrestrial and aquatic carnivorous plants: are the costs and benefits the same? Oikos 120: 1721-1731.
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    Gotelli, N. J., A. M. Smith, A. M. Ellison, and B. A. Ballif. 2011. Proteomic characterization of the major arthropod associates of the carnivorous pitcher plant Sarracenia purpurea. Proteomics 11: 2354-2358.
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    Dorazio, R. M., N. J. Gotelli, and A. M. Ellison. 2011. Modern methods of estimating biodiversity from presence-absence surveys. Pages 277-302 in: G. Venora, O. Grillo, and J Lopez-Pujol, editors. Biodiversity loss in a changing planet. InTech - Open Access Publisher, Croatia.
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    Jules, E. S., A. M. Ellison, N. J. Gotelli, S. Lillie, G. A. Meindl, N. J. Sanders, and A. N. Young. 2011. The influence of fire on a rare serpentine plant assemblage: a five year study of Darlingtonia fens. American Journal of Botany 98: 801-811.
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    Pelini, S. L., F. P. Bowles, A. M. Ellison, N. J. Gotelli, N. J. Sanders, and R. R. Dunn. 2011. Heating up the forest: open-top chamber warming manipulation of arthropod communities at Harvard and Duke Forests. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2: 534-540. DOI: 10.1111/j.2041-210X.2011.00100.x
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    Oswald, W. W., E. D. Doughty, G. Ne'eman, R. Ne'eman, and A. M. Ellison. 2011. Pollen morphology and its relationship to taxonomy in the genus Sarracenia (Sarraceniaceae). Rhodora 113: 235-251.
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    Gotelli, N. J., A. M. Ellison, R. R. Dunn, and N. J. Sanders. 2011. Counting ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): biodiversity sampling and statistical analysis for myrmecologists. Myrmecological News 15: 13-19.
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    2010 

    Weiser, M. D., N. J. Sanders, D. Agosti, A. N. Andersen, A. M. Ellison, B. L. Fisher, H. Gibb, N. J. Gotelli, A. D. Gove, K. Gross, B. Guénard, M. Janda, M. Kaspari, J.-P. Lessard, J. T. Longino, J. D. Majer, S. B. Menke, T. P. McGlynn, C. L. Parr, S. M. Philpott, J. Retana, A. V. Suarez, H. L. Vasconcelos, S. P. Yanoviak, and R. R. Dunn. 2010. Canopy and litter ant asseblages share similar climate-species density relationships. Biology Letters 6: 769-772. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0151.
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    Gotelli, N. J., R. M. Dorazio, A. M. Ellison, and G. D. Grossman. 2010. Detecting temporal trends in species assemblages with bootstrapping procedures and hierarchical models. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 365: 3621-3631.
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    Fitzpatrick, M. C., E. L. Pressier, A. Porter, J. Elkinton, L. A. Waller, B. P. Carlin, and A. M. Ellison. 2010. Ecological boundary detection using Bayesian areal wombling. Ecology 91: 3448-3455. DOI: 10.1890/10-0807.1.DOI: 10.1890/10-0807.1.
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    Ellison, A. M. 2010. Partitioning diversity. Ecology 91: 1962-1963.
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    Cover art ellison et al 2010Ellison, A. M., A. A. Barker-Plotkin, D. R. Foster, and D. A. Orwig. 2010. Experimentally testing the role of foundation species in forests: the Harvard Forest Hemlock Removal Experiment. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 1: 168-179. 
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    Buckley, H. L., T. E. Miller, A. M. Ellison, and N. J. Gotelli. 2010. Local to continental-scale variation in the richness and composition of an aquatic food web. Global Ecology and Biogeography 19: 711-723.
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    Wittman, S. E., N. J. Sanders, A. M. Ellison, E. S. Jules, J. S. Ratchford, and N. J. Gotelli. 2010. Species interactions and thermal constraints on ant community structure. Oikos 119: 551-559. 
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    Ellison, A. M. 2010. Repeatability and transparency in ecological research. Ecology 91: 2536-2539. 
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    Ellison, A. M., and B. Dennis. 2010. Paths to statistical fluency for ecologist. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8: 362-370. DOI: 10.1890/080209.
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    Read a comment on this paper by Joshua Millspaugh and Robert Gitzen, and our reply, both published in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 8: 515-516 [ pdf ]

    Polidoro, B. A., K. E. Carpenter, L. Collins, N. C. Duke, A. M. Ellison, J. C. Ellison, E. J. Farnworth, E. S. Fernando, K. Kathiresan, N. E. Koedam, S. R. Livingstone, T. Miyagi, G. E. Moore, V. N. Nam, J. E. Ong, J. H. Primavera, S. G. Salmo, III, J. C. Sanciangco, S. Sukardjo, Y. Wang, and Y. W. H. Yong. 2010. The loss of species: mangrove extinction risk and geographic areas of global concern. PLoS One 5: e10095. 
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    Albani, M., P. R. Moorcroft and A. M. Ellison, D. A. Orwig, and D. R. Foster. 2010. Predicting the impact of hemlock woolly adelgid on carbon dynamics of eastern U.S. forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40: 119-133. 
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    Osterweil. L. J., L. A. Clarke, A. M. Ellison, E. Boose, R. Podorozhny, and A. Wise. 2010. Clear and precise specification of ecological data management processes and dataset provenance. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering 7: 189-195. 
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    2009 

    Fitzpatrick, M. C., E. L. Preisser, A. M. Ellison, and J. S. Elkinton. 2009. Observer bias and the detection of low-density populations. Ecological Applications 19: 1673-1679.
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    Karagatzides, J. D., and A. M. Ellison. 2009. Construction costs, payback times and the leaf economics of carnivorous plants. American Journal of Botany 96: 1612-1619. DOI: 10.3732/ajb.0900054
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    Karagatzides, J. D., J. L. Butler, and A. M. Ellison. 2009. The pitcher plant Sarracenia purpurea can directly acquire organic nitrogen and short-circuit the inorganic nitrogen cycle. PLoS ONE 4: e6164.
    DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006164
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    Bennett, K. T., and A. M. Ellison. 2009. Nectar, not colour, may lure insects to their death. Biology Letters 5: 469-472. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2009.0161.
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    Media coverage of the Biology Letters nectar paper:

              • 4 May 2009 by Elizabeth Pennisi in Science (AAAS) Origins series ("A Companion Blog toScience's Year-of-Darwin Coverage)
              • 7 May 2009: by Alvin Powell in the Harvard University Gazette [pdf]

      McPeek, M. A., D. L. DeAngelis, R. G. Shaw, A. J. Moore, M. D. Rausher, D. R. Strong, A. M. Ellison, L. Barrett, L. Rieseberg, M. D. Breed, J. Sullivan, C. W. Osenberg, M. Holyoak, and M. A. Elgar. 2009. Editorial: The golden rule of reviewing. The American Naturalist 173: E155-E158. DOI: 10.1086/598847.
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      Dunn, R. R., D. Agosti, A. Andersen, X. Arnan, C. Bruehl, X. Cerda, A. M. Ellison, B. Fisher, M. Fitzpatrick, H. Gibb, N. Gotelli, A. Gove, B. Guenard, M. Janda, M. Kaspari, E. Laurent, J.-P. Lessard, J. Longino, J. Majer, S. Menke, T. McGlynn, C. Parr, S. Philpott, M. Pfeiffer, J. Retana, A. Suarez, H. Vasconcelos, M. Weiser, and N. Sanders. 2009. Climatic drivers of hemispheric asymmetry in global patterns of ant species richness. Ecology Letters 12: 324-333.
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      Discussion of this paper in the blogosphere:

        Contamin, R., and A. M. Ellison. 2009. Indicators of regime shifts in ecological systems: what do we need to know and when do we need to know it? Ecological Applications 19: 799-816.
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        Cover art ellison and gotelli 2009Ellison, A. M., and N. J. Gotelli. 2009. Energetics and the evolution of carnivorous plants - Darwin's "most wonderful plants in the world." Journal of Experimental Botany 60: 19-42.
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        [The abstract has been translated into Ukranian by Martha Ruskowski. Read the Ukraninan version here ]

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        2008

        Osterweil, L. J., L. A. Clarke, A. M. Ellison, R. Podorozhny, A. Wise, and E. Boose. 2008. Experience in using a process language to define scientific workflow and generate dataset provenance. Pages 319-329 in Proceedings of the 16th ACM SIGSOFT International Symposium on the Foundations of Software Engineering (ACM SIGSOFT 2008 / FSE 16)
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        Gotelli, N. J., P. J. Mouser, S. Hudman, S. E. Morales, D. Ross, and A. M. Ellison. 2008. Geographic variation in nutrient availability, stoichiometry, and metal concentrations of plants in ombrotrophic bogs in New England, USA. Wetlands 28: 827-840.
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        Cover art Peterson et al 2008Peterson, C. N., S. Day, B. E. Wolfe, A. M. Ellison, R. Kolter, and A. Pringle. 2008. A keystone predator controls bacterial diversity in the pitcher plant (Sarracenia purpurea) microecosystem. Environmental Microbiology 10: 2257-2266. DOI: 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2008.01648.x. 
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        Ellison, A. M. 2008. Preface to a special issue of Aquatic Botany on Mangrove ecology - applications in forestry and coastal zone management. Aquatic Botany 89: 77.
        [ Preface | Entire Special Issue Note: Large File size (7 Mb)! ] 

        Butler, J. L., N. J. Gotelli, and Ellison, A. M. 2008. Linking the brown and green: nutrient transformation and fate in the Sarracenia microecosystem. Ecology 89: 898-904.
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        Ellison, A. M. 2008. Managing mangroves with benthic biodiversity in mind: moving beyond roving banditry. Journal of Sea Research 59: 2-15. DOI: 10.1016/j.seares.2007.05.003 
        [ Abstract | Reprint (pdf as published) | This paper is the lead article in a set of papers from the Second Meeting on Mangrove Macrobenthos (MMM2) Note: Large File size (5 Mb)! | Data ]

        Listen to me on a radio interview about mangroves (.mp3) on WBUR's "Here and Now" broadcast May 13, 2008

        Farnsworth, E. J., and A. M. Ellison. 2008. Prey availability directly affects physiology, growth, nutrient allocation, and scaling relationships among leaf traits in ten carnivorous plant species. Journal of Ecology 96: 213-221. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2007.01313.x 
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        2007

        Dunn. R.R., N.J. Sanders, M.C. Fitzpatrick, E. Laurent, J.-P. Lessard, D. Agosti, A. Andersen, C. Bruhl, X. Cerda, A.M. Ellison, B. Fisher, H. Gibb, N. Gotelli, A. Gove, B. Guenard, M. Janda, M. Kaspari, J.T. Longino, J. Majer, T.G. McGlynn, S. Menke, C. Parr, S. Philpott, M. Pfeiffer, J. Retana, A. Suarez, and H. Vasconcelos. 2007. Global ant biodiversity and biogeography - a new database and its possibilities. Myrmecological News 10: 77-83.
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        Boose, E.R., A. M. Ellison, L. J. Osterweil, R. Podorozhny, L. Clarke, A. Wise, J. L. Hadley, and D. R. Foster. 2007. Ensuring reliable datasets for environmental models and forecasts. Ecological Informatics 2: 237-247.
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        Butler, J. L. and A. M. Ellison. 2007. Nitrogen cycling dynamics in the carnivorous northern pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea. Functional Ecology 21: 835-843.
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        Ellison, A. M., S. Record, A. Arguello*, and N. J. Gotelli. 2007. Rapid inventory of the ant assemblage in a temperate hardwood forest: species composition and sampling methods. Environmental Entomology 36: 766-775.
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        Ellison, A. M. 2007. Metabolic theory and patterns of species richness. Ecology 88(8): 1877-1888.
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        Sanders, N. J., N. J. Gotelli, S. E. Wittman, J. S. Ratchford, A. M. Ellison, and E. S. Jules. 2007. Assembly rules of ground-foraging ant assemblages are contingent on disturbance, habitat, and spatial scale. Journal of Biogeography 34: 1632-1641.
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        2006

        Ellison, A. M. 2006. Nutrient limitation and stoichiometry of carnivorous plants. Plant Biology 8: 740-747.
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        Sullivan, K. A., and A. M. Ellison. 2006. The seed bank of hemlock forests: implications for forest regeneration following hemlock decline. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 133: 393-402.
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        Ne'eman, G., R. Ne'eman, and A. M. Ellison. 2006. Limits to reproductive success of Sarracenia purpurea (Sarraceniaceae). American Journal of Botany 93: 1660-1666.
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        Ellison, A. M. 2006. What makes an ecological icon? Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 87: 380-386
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        Gotelli, N.J., and A.M. Ellison. 2006. Food-web models predict species abundance in response to habitat change. PLoS Biology 44(10): e324.
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        Non-technical stories about the PLoS Biology food-web paper:

          Ellison, A. M., L. J. Osterweil, J. L. Hadley, A. Wise, E. Boose, L. Clarke, D. R. Foster, A. Hanson, D. Jensen, P. Kuzeja, E. Riseman, and H. Schultz. 2006. Analytic webs support the synthesis of ecological datasets. Ecology 87: 1345-1358.
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          Appendices A and B are Flash Animations. If you need Adobe/Macromedia Flash Viewer, click here to get the free download.

          Atwater, D. Z.*, J. L. Butler, and A. M. Ellison. 2006. Spatial distribution and impacts of moth herbivory on northern pitcher plants. Northeastern Naturalist 13: 43-56.
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          Gotelli, N. J., and A. M. Ellison. 2006. Forecasting extinction risk with non-stationary matrix models. Ecological Applications 16: 51-61.
          [ Abstract | Reprint (pdf as published) | Read the commentary on this work by Joshua Brown in the Spring 2006 University of Vermont Quarterly]

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          2005

          Osterweil, L. J., A. Wise, L. A. Clarke, A. M. Ellison, J. L. Hadley, E. Boose, and D. R. Foster. 2005. Process technology to facilitate the conduct of science. Pages 403-415 in M. Li, B. Boehm, and L. J. Osterweil, editors. Unifying the software process spectrum: international software process workshop, SPW 2005, Beijing, China, May 25-27, 2005, revised selected papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer-Verlag, Germany.
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          Ellison, A. M. 2005. Turning the tables: plants bite back. Wings Fall 2005: 25-29.
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          Ellison, A. M., M. S. Bank, B. D. Clinton, E. A. Colburn, K. Elliott, C. R. Ford, D. R. Foster, B. D. Kloeppel, J. D. Knoepp, G. M. Lovett, J. Mohan, D. A. Orwig, N. L. Rodenhouse, W. V. Sobczak, K. A. Stinson, J. K. Stone, C. M. Swan, J. Thompson, B. von Holle, and J. R. Webster. 2005. Loss of foundation species: consequences for the structure and dynamics of forested ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9: 479-486.
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          This article was highlighted in the Pathways to Scientific Teaching section of Frontiers in Ecology and the Enviroment. Click here to dowload this teaching exercise on ecological and environmental problem-solving written by Hodder et al.

          The entire Pathways to Scientific Teaching series was published in 2008 as a book with the same title, edited by Diane Ebert-May and Janet Hodder. The book can be purchased directly from Sinauer Associates.

          Ratchford, J.S., S. E. Wittman, E. S. Jules, A. M. Ellison, N. J. Gotelli, and N. J. Sanders. 2005. The effects of fire, local environment, and time on ant assemblages in fens and forests. Diversity and Distributions 11: 487-497.
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          Ellison, A. M., J. Chen*, D. Díaz*, C. Kammerer-Burnham*, and M. Lau*. 2005. Changes in ant community structure and composition associated with hemlock decline in New England. Pages 280-289 in B. Onken and R. Reardon, editors. Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Eastern United States. US Department of Agriculture - US Forest Service - Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, Morgantown, West Virginia.
          [ Reprint (pdf as published) | Data | Entire symposium proceedings ]

          Wakefield, A. E., N. J. Gotelli, S. E. Wittman, and A. M. Ellison. 2005. The effect of prey addition on nutrient stoichiometry, nutrient limitation, and morphology of the carnivorous plant Sarracenia purpurea (Sarraceniaceae). Ecology 86: 1737-1743.
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          Ellison and Farnsworth Cover ArtEllison, A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. 2005. The cost of carnivory for Darlingtonia californica (Sarraceniaceae): evidence from relationships among leaf traits. American Journal of Botany 92: 1085-1093.
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          Dixon et al cover artDixon, P. M., A. M. Ellison, and N. J. Gotelli. 2005. Improving the precision of estimates of the frequency of rare events. Ecology 86: 1114-1123.
          [ Abstract | Reprint (pdf as published) | This article is part of a Special Feature on The Statistics of Rarity]

          Butler et al cover artButler, J. L., D. Z. Atwater*, and A. M. Ellison. 2005. Red-spotted newts: an unusual nutrient source for northern pitcher plants. Northeastern Naturalist 12: 1-10.
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          2004 

          Ellison, A. M., H. L. Buckley, T. E. Miller, and N. J. Gotelli. 2004. Morphological variation in Sarracenia purpurea (Sarraceniaceae): geographic, environmental, and taxonomic correlates. American Journal of Botany 91: 1930-1935.
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          Ellison, A. M. 2004. Commentary on statistics and the scientific method in ecology by Brian Dennis. Pages 362-367 in: M. L. Taper and S. R. Lele, editors. The Nature of Scientific Evidence. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, USA).
          [ Reprint (pdf as published) | Purchase the book from the University of Chicago Press ]

          Ellison, A. M. 2004. Bayesian inference in ecology. Ecology Letters 7: 509-520.
          [ Abstract | Reprint (pdf as published) | Full reference list for Table 1 | Corrigendum and WinBUGS code ]

          Ellison 2004 Cover ArtEllison, A. M. 2004. Wetlands of Central America. Wetlands Ecology & Management 12: 3-55.
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          2003 

          Ellison 2004 Cover ArtEllison, A. M., N. J. Gotelli, J. S. Brewer, L. Cochran-Stafira, J. Kneitel, T. E. Miller, A. S. Worley, and R. Zamora. 2003. The evolutionary ecology of carnivorous plants. Advances in Ecological Research 33: 1-74.
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          Buckley et al 2003 cover artBuckley, H. L., T. E. Miller, A. M. Ellison, and N. J. Gotelli. 2003. Reverse latitudinal trends in species richness of pitcher-plant food webs. Ecology Letters 6: 825-829.
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          Bledzki, L. A., and A. M. Ellison. 2003. Diversity of rotifers from northeastern USA bogs with new species records for North America and New England. Hydrobiologia 497: 53-62
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          2002

          Bledzki, L. A. and A. M. Ellison. 2002. Nutrient regeneration by rotifers in New England (USA) bogs. Verhandlung Internationale Vereinigung Limnologie 28: 1328-1331.
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          Gotelli, N. J. and A. M. Ellison. 2002c. Assembly rules for New England ant assemblages. Oikos 99: 591-599.
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          Gotelli, N. J. and A. M. Ellison. 2002b. Nitrogen deposition and extinction risk in the northern pitcher plant Sarracenia purpurea. Ecology 83: 2758-2765.
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          Ellison, A. M., E. J. Farnsworth, and N. J. Gotelli. 2002. Ant diversity in pitcher-plant bogs of Massachusetts. Northeastern Naturalist 9: 267-284.
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          Ellison, A. M., and J. N. Parker*. 2002. Seed dispersal and seedling establishment of Sarracenia purpurea (Sarraceniaceae). American Journal of Botany 89: 1024-1026.
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          Gotelli, N. J. and A. M. Ellison. 2002a. Biogeography at a regional scale: determinants of ant species density in bogs and forests of New England. Ecology 83: 1604-1609.
          Abstract | Reprint (pdf as published) | Ant abundance data (space-delimited ASCII text) | Vegetation data (tab-delimited ASCII text) | Explanation of the vegetation data codes (rich text format) ]

          Helly, J. J., T. T. Elvins, D. Sutton, D. Martinez, S. E. Miller, S. Pickett, and A. M. Ellison. 2002. Controlled publication of digital scientific data. Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery 45: 97-101.
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          Ellison, A. M. and N. J. Gotelli. 2002. Nitrogen availability alters the expression of carnivory in the northern pitcher plant Sarracenia purpurea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 99: 4409-4412.
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          Read the review of this paper in the News & Comment section of Trends in Ecology & Evolution 17: 305, 2002)
          Read the review of this paper in the Discoveries section of Northern Woodlands 9(4): 44, 2002

          Ellison, A. M. 2002. Macroecology of mangroves: large-scale patterns and processes in tropical coastal forests. Trees: Structure & Function 16: 181-194.
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          2001

          Ellison, A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. 2001. Mangrove communities. Pages 423-442 in: M. D. Bertness, S. Gaines, and M. E. Hay, editors. Marine Community Ecology. Sinauer Press, Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA.
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          Ellison, A. M. 2001. Interpsecific and intraspecific variation in seed size and germination requirements of Sarracenia (Sarraceniaceae). American Journal of Botany. 88: 429-437.
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          Ellison, A. M., and N. J. Gotelli. 2001. Evolutionary ecology of carnivorous plants. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 16: 623-629.
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          2000

          Ellison 2004 Cover ArtEllison, A. M. 2000. Mangrove restoration: do we know enough? Restoration Ecology 8: 219-229
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          Blackstone, N. W., and A. M. Ellison. 2000. Maximal indirect development, set-aside cells, and levels of selection. Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecular Development and Evolution) 288: 99-104.
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          Read the review of this paper in the News & Comments section of Trends in Ecology & Evolution 16: 541, 2001)

          Ellison, A. M., B. B. Mukherjee, and A. Karim. 2000. Testing patterns of zonation in mangroves: scale-dependence and environmental correlates in the Sundarbans of Bangladesh. Journal of Ecology 88: 813-824.
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          Bledzki, L. A., and A. M. Ellison. 2000. Effects of water retention time on zooplankton of shallow rheolimnic reservoirs. Verhandlung Internationale Vereinigung Limnologie 27: 2865-2869.
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          1999 

          Ellison, A. M. 1999. Cumulative effects of oil spills on mangroves. Ecological Applications 9: 1490-1492.
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          Ellison, A. M., E. J. Farnsworth, and R. E. Merkt*. 1999. Origins of mangrove ecosystems and the mangrove biodiversity anomaly. Global Ecology and Biogeography 8: 95-115.
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          LaDeau, S. L.*, and A. M. Ellison. 1999. Seed bank composition of a northeastern U.S. tussock swamp. Wetlands 19: 255-261.
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          1998

          Bledzki, L. A., and A. M. Ellison. 1998. Population growth and production of Habrotrocha rosa Donner (Rotifera: Bdelloidea) and its contribution to the nutrient supply of its host, the northern pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea L. (Sarraceniaceae). Hydrobiologia 385: 193-200.
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          Gotsch, S. G.*, and A. M. Ellison. 1998. Seed germination of the northern pitcher plant, Sarracenia purpurea. Northeastern Naturalist 5: 175-182.
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          Merkt, R. E.*, and A. M. Ellison. 1998. Geographic and habitat-specific morphological variation of Littoraria (Littorinopsis) angulifera (Lamarck, 1822). Malacologia 40: 279-295.
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          Murren, C. J.*, and A. M. Ellison. 1998. Seed dispersal characteristics of Brassavola nodosa (Orchidaceae). American Journal of Botany 85: 675-680.
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          Denslow, J. S., A. M. Ellison, & R. E. Sanford. 1998. Treefall gap size effects on above- and below-ground processes in a tropical wet forest. Journal of Ecology 86: 597-609.
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          1997 

          Ellison, A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. 1997. Simulated sea level change alters anatomy, physiology, growth, and reproduction of red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle L.). Oecologia 112: 435-446.
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          Farnsworth and Ellison 1997 Cover artFarnsworth, E. J., & A. M. Ellison. 1997. The global conservation status of mangroves. Ambio 26: 328-334.
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          Farnsworth, E. J., & A. M. Ellison. 1997. Global patterns of pre-dispersal propagule predation in mangrove forests. Biotropica 29: 318-330.
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          1996 

          Ellison, A. M., E. J. Farnsworth, and R. R. Twilley. 1996. Facultative mutualism between red mangroves and root-fouling sponges in Belizean mangal. Ecology 77: 2431-2444.
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          Ellison, A. M. 1996. An introduction to Bayesian inference for ecological research and environmental decision-making. Ecological Applications 6: 1036-1046.
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          Farnsworth and Ellison 1996 CoverFarnsworth, E. J., and A. M. Ellison. 1996. Scale-dependent spatial and temporal variability in biogeography of mangrove root epibiont communities. Ecological Monographs 66: 45-66.
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          Ellison, A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. 1996. Anthropogenic disturbance of Caribbean mangrove ecosystems: past impacts, present trends, and future predictions. Biotropica 28: 549-565.
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          Ellison and Farnsworth 1996 Cover artEllison, A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. 1996. Spatial and temporal variability in growth of Rhizophora mangle saplings on coral cays: links with variation in insolation, herbivory, and local sedimentation rate. Journal of Ecology 84: 717-731.
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          Farnsworth, E. J., A. M. Ellison, W. K. Gong. 1996. Elevated CO2 alters anatomy, physiology, growth, and reproduction of red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle L.). Oecologia 108: 599-609.
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          Farnsworth, E. J., and A. M. Ellison. 1996. Sun-shade adaptability of the red mangrove, Rhizophora mangle (Rhizophoraceae): changes through ontogeny at several levels of biological organization. American Journal of Botany 83: 1131-1143.
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          Murren, C. J.*, and A. M. Ellison. 1996. Effects of habitat, plant size, and floral display on male and female reproductive success of the neotropical orchid Brassavola nodosa. Biotropica 28: 30-41.
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          1995

          Ellison, A. M., and B. L. Bedford. 1995. Response of a wetland vascular plant community to disturbance: a simulation study. Ecological Applicatons 5: 109-123.
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          1994 

          Ellison, A. M., P. M. Dixon, and J. Ngai*. 1994. A null model for neighborhood models of plant competitive interactions. Oikos 71: 225-238.
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          1993

          Ellison, A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. 1993. Seedling survivorship, growth, and response to disturbance in Belizean mangal. American Journal of Botany 80: 1137-1145.
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          Ellison, A. M., J. S. Denslow, B. A. Loiselle, and D. Brenes M. 1993. Seed and seedling ecology of neotropical Melastomataceae. Ecology 74: 1733-1749.
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          Farnsworth, E. J., and A. M. Ellison. 1993. Dynamics of herbivory in Belizean mangal. Journal of Tropical Ecology 9: 435-453.
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          Ellison, A. M., K. J. Niklas, and S. Shumway. 1993. Xylem vascular anatomy and water transport of Salicornia europaea. Aquatic Botany 45: 325-339.
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          Ellison, A. M. 1993. Exploratory data analysis and graphic display. Pages 14-45 in S. M. Scheiner and J. Gurevitch, editors. Design and Analysis of Ecological Experiments. Chapman & Hall, New York.
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          1992

          Ellison, A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. 1992. The ecology of Belizean mangrove-root fouling communities: patterns of epibiont distribution and abundance, and effects on root growth. Hydrobiologia 247: 87-98.
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          1991

          Ellison, A. M. 1991. Ecology of case-bearing moths (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae) in a New England salt marsh. Environmental Entomology 20: 857-864.
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          Denslow, J. S., E. Newell, and A. M. Ellison. 1991. The effect of understory palms and cyclanths on the growth and survival of Inga seedlings. Biotropica 23: 225-234.
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          Farnsworth, E. J., and A. M. Ellison. 1991. Patterns of herbivory in Belizean mangrove swamps. Biotropica 23: 555-567.
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          Ellison, A. M., and D. Vam Vikites. 1991. Evolutionarily stable morphologies in pea populations. Evolution 45: 40-48.
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          1990

          Ellison, A. M., and E. J. Farnsworth. 1990. The ecology of Belizean mangrove-root fouling communities. I. Epibenthic fauna are barriers to isopod attach of red mangrove roots. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 142: 91-104. 
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          1989

          Ellison, A. M., and D. Rabinowitz. 1989. Effects of plant morphology and emergence time on size hierarchy formation in experimental populations of two varieties of cultivated peas (Pisum sativum). American Journal of Botany 76: 427-436.
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          Ellison, A. M., and C. D. Harvell. 1989. Size hierarchies in Membranipora membranacea: do colonial animals follow the same rules as plants? Oikos 55: 349-355.
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          Ellison, A. M. 1989. Morphological determinants of self-thinning in plant monocultures and a proposal concerning the role of self-thinning in plant evolution. Oikos 54: 287-293.
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          1988

          Ellison, A. M., and K. J. Nikas. 1988. Branching patterns of Salicornia europaea (Chenopodiaceae) at different successional stages: a comparison of theoretical and real plants. American Journal of Botany 75: 501-512.
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          1987

          Bertness, M. D., and A. M. Ellison. 1987. Determinants of pattern in a New England salt marsh plant community. Ecological Monographs 57: 129-147.
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          Ellison, A. M. 1987. Effects of competition, disturbance, and herbivory on Salicornia europaea. Ecology 68: 576-586.
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          Ellison, A. M. 1987. Density-dependent dynamics of Salicornia europaea monocultures. Ecology 68: 737-741.
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          Ellison, A. M. 1987. Effect of seed dimorphism on the density-dependent dynamics of experimental populations of Atriplex triangularis (Chenopodiaceae). American Journal of Botany 74: 1280-1288.
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          Bertness, M. D., C. Wise*, and A. M. Ellison. 1987. Consumer pressure and seed set in a salt marsh perennial plant community. Oecologia 71: 190-200.
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          1986 

          Ellison, A. M., M. D. Bertness, and T. Miller. 1986. Seasonal patterns in the belowground biomass of Spartina alterniflora (Gramineae) across a tidal gradient. American Journal of Botany 73: 1548-1554.
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          Metcalfe, W. S.*, A. M. Ellison, and M. D. Bertness. 1986. Survivorship and spatial development of Spartina alterniflora Loisel. (Gramineae) seedlings in a New England salt marsh. Annals of Botany 58: 249-258.
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          1983

          Ellison, A. M.*, and L. W. Buss. 1983. A naturally occurring developmental synergism between the cellular slime mold, Dictyostelium mucoroides and the fungus, Mucor hiemalis. American Journal of Botany 70: 298-302.
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