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Dynamic patterns and ecological impacts of declining ocean pH in a high-resolution multi-year dataset
Increasing global concentrations of atmospheric CO2 are predicted to decrease ocean pH, with potentially severe impacts on marine food webs, but empirical data documenting ocean pH over time areExpand
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The Nature and Consequences of Indirect Effects in Ecological Communities
mutualism. interaction. Abstract Indirect effects occur when the impact of one species on another requires the presence of a third species. They can arise in two general ways: through linked chainsExpand
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ESTIMATES AND TESTS OF PER CAPITA INTERACTION STRENGTH: DIET, ABUNDANCE, AND IMPACT OF INTERTIDALLY FORAGING BIRDS
Predicting the dynamics of natural food webs requires estimates of the strength of interactions among species. The ability to estimate per capita interaction strength from observational data isExpand
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MEASUREMENT OF INTERACTION STRENGTH IN NATURE
▪ Abstract Understanding and predicting the dynamics of multispecies systems generally require estimates of interaction strength among species. Measuring interaction strength is difficult because ofExpand
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PREDICTING DIRECT AND INDIRECT EFFECTS: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH USING EXPERIMENTS AND PATH ANALYSIS'
Determining the strengths of interactions among species in natural com- munities presents a major challenge to ecology. Using an approach combining experimental perturbations and path analysis, IExpand
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THEORETICAL CONCEPTS AND EMPIRICAL APPROACHES TO MEASURING INTERACTION STRENGTH
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Evaluating the strength of interactions among species is an important step in understanding the structure of natural communities and predicting how they will respond to changes in the biotic environment. Expand
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Indirect Effects and Habitat Use in an Intertidal Community: Interaction Chains and Interaction Modifications
  • J. Wootton
  • Biology
  • The American Naturalist
  • 1 January 1993
Species may indirectly affect populations of other species in two basic ways. Interaction chains result from linked direct interactions between species pairs. Interaction modifications, emergentExpand
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Effects of Disturbance on River Food Webs
A multitrophic model integrating the effects of flooding disturbance and food web interactions in rivers predicted that removing floods would cause increases of predator-resistant grazing insects,Expand
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Local interactions predict large-scale pattern in empirically derived cellular automata
  • J. Wootton
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 25 October 2001
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An important unanswered question in ecology is whether processes such as species interactions that occur at a local scale can generate large-scale patterns seen in nature. Expand
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Indirect effects in complex ecosystems: recent progress and future challenges
Indirect effects are fundamental to the biocomplexity of ecological systems, and provide severe challenges to predicting the impacts of environmental change. Interest in indirect effects has expandedExpand
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