Students will lead discussions of these papers. A sample paper and accompanying “Guide to presenting papers” are provided to help you prepare for section.
Sample: Gaines, S.D, and J. Roughgarden. 1987. Fish in offshore kelp forests affect recruitment to intertidal barnacle populations. Science 235(4787):479-481.
Popper, K.R. 1961 The Logic of Scientific Discovery. Basic Books, Inc. NY. 544 pages (chill… its only a few pages from the book)
Quinn, J.F. and A.E. Dunham 1983. On hypothesis testing in ecology and evolution. American Naturalist 122 (5: A Roundtable of Research in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology):602-617.
Roughgarden, J. 1983 Competition and theory in community ecology. American Naturalist 122 (5: A Roundtable of Research in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology):583-601.
Paine, R.T. 1966. Food web complexity and species diversity. American Naturalist 100:65-75.
Lively, C.M. and P.T. Raimondi 1987. Desiccation, predation, and mussel-barnacle interactions in the Northern Gulf of California. Oecologia 74:304-309.
Strunk and White: I Elementary rules of usage
Connell, J.H. 1978. Diversity in tropical rain forests and coral reefs. Science 199(4335):1302-1310.
Hughes, T.P. 1994. Catastrophes, phase shifts, and large-scale degradation of a Caribbean coral reef. Science 265(5178):1547-1551.
Strunk and White: II Elementary principles of composition
Harvell, C.D. 1984 Predator-induced defense in a marine bryozoan. Science 224(4655):1357-1359.
Warner, R.R. 1984. Mating behavior and hermaphroditism in coral reef fishes. American Scientist 72:128-136.
He, Q and B. Cui 2015 Multiple mechanisms sustain a plant-animal facilitation on a coastal ecotone. Scientific Reports 1-6.
Strunk and White: III A few matters of form
Victor, B.C. Recruitment and population dynamics of a coral reef fish. Science 219 (4583), 419-420.
Gaines, S.D. and M.D. Bertness. 1992. Dispersal of juveniles and variable recruitment in sessile marine species. Nature 360:579-580.
Strunk and White: IV Words and expression commonly misused (A-L)
Ebert, T.A. and M.P. Russell. 1998. Latitudinal variation in size structure of the west coast purple sea urchin: a correlation with headlands. Limnology and Oceanography 33:286-294.
Keough, M.J. and B.J. Downes. 1982. Recruitment of marine invertebrates: the role of active larval choices and early mortality. Oecologia 54:348-352.
Jones et al. 1999. Self-recruitment in a coral reefish population. Nature 402, 802-804.
Strunk and White: IV Words and expression commonly misused (M-Z)
Mapstone, B.D. and A.J. Fowler. 1988. Recruitment and the structure of assemblages of fish on coral reefs.
Warner, R.R. and P.L. Chesson. 1985. Coexistence mediated by recruitment fluctuations: a field guide to the storage effect. American Naturalist 125:769-787.
Strunk and White: V An approach to style
Hixon, M.A, and M.H. Carr. 1997. Synergistic predation, density dependence, and population regulation in marine fish. Science 277 (5328):946-949.
Sanford, E. 1999. Regulation of keystone predation by small changes in ocean temperature. Science 283 (5410):2095-2097.
Munday et al. 2010. Replenishment of fish populations is threatened by ocean acidification. PNAS 170: 12930–12934