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(44) Harsch, M. & J. HilleRisLambers. Species distributions shift downward across Western North America. In press Global Change Biology. (accepted version available through Global Change Biology)

(43) Yelenik, S.G., B.P. Colman, J.M. Levin, & J. HilleRisLambers. 2014. A mechanism for R*: plant and microbial nitrogen uptake and plant competition. In press: PlosONE.

(42) Borer, E. & 55 authors (including J. HilleRisLambers). 2014. Herbivores and nutrients control grassland plant diversity via light limitation. Nature 508(7497) 517-522. 

(41) Harsch, M., Y. Zhou, J. HilleRisLambers & M. Kot. 2014. Keeping pace with climate warming: the roles of generation time, dispersal ability, and life-history strategies. The American Naturalist
184:25-37. [pdf]

(40) Waters, S., S. Eshe, & J. HilleRisLambers. Invaded floral neighborhoods alter pollinator-mediated interactions between native and exotic plants. Oikos 123(4): 433-440. [pdf]

(39) HilleRisLambers, J, K. Ford, D. Haak, M. Horwith, A. Ettinger, B. Miner, H. Rogers, K. Sheldon, S. Water, S. Yang, & J. Tewksbury. 2013. Accidental experiments: ecological and evolutionary insights and opportunities derived from anthropogenic change. Oikos 122(12): 1649-1661. [pdf]

(38) HilleRisLambers, J., K.R. Ford, A.K. Ettinger, E.T. Theobald, & M. Harsch. 2013. How will biotic interactions influence climate change-induced range shifts? In press: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1297: 112-125. (invited contribution for an NSF funded workshop on climate change and species interactions). [pdf]

(37) Ford, K.R., Ettinger, A.K., Lundquist, J.D., Raleigh, M.S. & J. HilleRisLambers. 2013. Spatial heterogeneity in climate variables at coarse and fine scales. Plos One: 8(6) e65008. [pdf]

(36) Caves E., S. Kemp-Jennings, J HilleRisLambers, J.J. Tewksbury and H.S. Rogers.  The role of birds in forest regeneration: Dispersal of native seeds into secondary forest in the Mariana Islands. PLos ONE 8(5) e65618. [pdf]   

(35) Ettinger, A.K & J. HilleRisLambers. Climate isn’t everything: competitive interactions and variation by life stage will also affect range shifts in a warming world. (invited contribution for a Special Issue, Global Biological Change, in American Journal of Botany100(7): 1344-1355. [pdf]

(34) Ibanez, I., E.S. Gornish, L. Buckley, D.M. Debinski, J. Hellmann, B. Helmuth, J. HilleRisLambers, A.M. Latimer, A.J. Miller-Rushing, & M. Uriarte. 2012. Moving forward in global change ecology: capitalizing on natural variability. Ecology & Evolution 3(1): 170-181 [pdf]
 
(33) HilleRisLambers, J., P.B. Adler, W.S. Harpole, J. Levine, M. Mayfield. 2012. Rethinking community assembly through the lens of coexistence theory. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 43: 227-248 [pdf]

(32) Rogers, H., J. HilleRisLambers & J. Tewksbury. 'Natural Experiment' demonstrates top down control of spiders by birds on a landscape level. 2012. PLoS ONE 7(9): e43446. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043446 [pdf]

(31) O’Brien, A., A.K. Ettinger, & J. HilleRisLambers. 2012. Conifer growth and reproduction in urban forest fragments: predictors of future response of Pacific Northwest forests to global change? Urban Ecosystems 15(4): 879-891 [pdf]

(30) Adler, P.B. & 58 authors (including J. HilleRisLambers) 2011. Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness. Science 333: 1750-1753. [pdf]

(29) Ettinger, A.K., K.R. Ford & J. HilleRisLambers. 2011. Climate determines upper, but not lower, range limits in Pacific Northwestern conifers. Ecology 92(6): 1323-1331. [pdf] [supplemental methods]

(28) Haak, D.C., J. HilleRisLambers, E. Pitre & S. Freeman. 2011. Increased structure and active learning reduce the achievement gap in introductory biology. Science 332: 1213-1216. [pdf]

(27) Firn, J. & 35 authors (including J. HilleRisLambers) 2011: Abundance of introduced species at home predicts abundance away in herbaceous communities. Ecol. Letters 14: 274-281. [pdf]

(26) Schnitzer, S.A., J.N. Klironomos, J. HilleRisLambers, L.L. Kinkel, P.B. Reich, K. Xiao, M. Rillig, B.A. Sikes, R.M. Callaway, S.A. Mangan, E. van Nes, M. Scheffer. 2011. Soil microbes contribute to the classic plant diversity-productivity pattern. Ecology 92(2): 296-303. [pdf]

(25) Clark, J.S., D. Bell, C. Chu, B. Courbaud, M. Dietze, M. Hersh, J. HilleRisLambers, I. Ibanez, S. LaDeau, S. McMahon, J. Metcalf, J. Mohan, E. Moran, L. Pangle, S. Pearson, C. Salk, Z. Shen, D. Valle, P. Wyckoff. 2010. The individual variation required for forest diversity: a synthesis of evidence. Ecol. Monographs 80(10): 569-608. [pdf]

(24) Levine, J.M. & J. HilleRisLambers. 2010. The maintenance of species diversity. Nature Education (invited submission to online education journal - link).

(23) HilleRisLambers, J., S.G. Yelenik, B.P. Colman & J.M. Levine. 2010. California annual grass invaders: the passengers, not drivers, of change. Journal of Ecology 98: 1147-1156. [pdf]

(22) Adler, P.B., J.M. Levine & J. HilleRisLambers. 2009. Weak effect of climate variability on coexistence in a sagebrush steppe community. Ecology 90(12): 3303:3312. [pdf]

(21) Levine, J.M. & J. HilleRisLambers. 2009. The importance of niches for the maintenance of diversity. Nature 461: 254-257. [pdf] [Supplemental Methods]

(20) HilleRisLambers, J., W.S. Harpole, S. Schnitzer, D. Tilman & P.B. Reich. 2009. CO2, nitrogen and diversity differentially affect seed production of prairie plants. Ecology 90(7): 1810-1820. [pdf] [Appendices]

(19) Going, B.M., J.M. Levine & J. HilleRisLambers. 2009. Abiotic and biotic resistance to grass invasion in serpentine annual plant communities. Oecologia 159(4). 839-847. [pdf]

(18) Adler, P.B. & J. HilleRisLambers. 2008. The influence of climate and species composition on the population dynamics of ten prairie forbs. Ecology 89(11): 3049-3060. [pdf]

(17) Levine, J.M., P.B. Adler & J. HilleRisLambers. 2008. On testing the role of niche differences in stabilizing coexistence. Functional Ecology 22: 934-936. [pdf]

(16) Ibanez, I., J.S. Clark, S. Ladeau & J. HilleRisLambers. 2007. Exploiting temporal variability to understand tree recruitment response to climate change. Ecol. Monogr 77(2): 163-177. [pdf]

(15) Adler, P.B., J. HilleRisLambers, J.M. Levine. 2007. A niche for neutral theory. Ecol. Letters 10(2): 95-104. [pdf]

(14) Fargione, J., D. Tilman, R. Dybzinski, J. HilleRisLambers, C. Clark, W.S. Harpole, J.M.H. Knops, P.B. Reich, M. Loreau. 2007. From selection to complementarity: shifts in the causes of the biodiversity-productivity relationships in a long-term biodiversity experiment. Proc. R. Soc. London, Ser. B. 274(1611): 871-876. [pdf]

(13) Levine, J.M., E. Pachepsky, B. Kendall, J. HilleRisLambers, and S.G. Yelenik. 2006. Plant-soil feedbacks and invasive spread. Ecol. Letters 9:1005-1014. [pdf]

(12) Adler, P.B., J. HilleRisLambers, P.C. Kyriakidis, Q. Guan, J.M. Levine. 2006. Climate variability has a stabilizing effect on the coexistence of prairie grasses. PNAS 103 (34): 12793-12798. [pdf]

(11) HilleRisLambers, J., B. Aukema, J. Diez, M. Evans, & A. Latimer. 2006. Effects of global change on inflorescence production: a Bayesian hierarchical analysis (chapter 4 in “Hierarchical Modeling for the Environmental Sciences”; Oxford University press). [pdf]

(10) West, J.B., J. HilleRisLambers & T.D. Lee, S.E. Hobbie, P.B. Reich. 2005. Legume species identity and soil nitrogen supply determine symbiotic nitrogen-fixation responses to elevated atmospheric [CO2]. New Phytologist 167: 523-530. [pdf]

(9) HilleRisLambers, J., & J.S. Clark. 2005. The benefits of seed banking for red maple (Acer rubrum): maximizing seedling recruitment. Can. J. of For. Res. 35: 806-813. [pdf]

(8) HilleRisLambers, J., J.S. Clark, & M. Lavine. 2005. Implications of seed banking for recruitment of southern Appalachian woody species. Ecology 86 (1): 85-95. [pdf]

(7) HilleRisLambers, J., W.S. Harpole, D. Tilman, J. Knops & P.B. Reich. 2004. Mechanisms responsible for the positive diversity-productivity relationship in Minnesota grasslands. Ecol. Letters 7: 661-668. [pdf]

(6) Tilman, D., J. HilleRisLambers, W.S. Harpole, R. Dybzinski, J. Fargione, C. Clark & C. Lehman. 2004. Does metabolic theory apply to community ecology? It’s a matter of scale. Ecology 85: 1797–1799. [pdf]

(5) Clark, J.S., J.S. McLachlan, J. HilleRisLambers & M. Lewis. 2003. Estimating population spread: what can we forecast and how well? Ecology 84(8): 1979-1988. [pdf]

(4) HilleRisLambers, J., & J.S. Clark. 2003. Effects of dispersal, shrubs, and density-dependent mortality on tree seed and seedling distributions. Can. J. of For. Res. 33 (5): 783-795. [pdf]

(3) HilleRisLambers, J., J.S. Clark, & B. Beckage. 2002. Density-dependent mortality and the latitudinal gradient in species diversity. Nature 417:732-735. (highlighted in News and Views: Nature 417: 698-699). [pdf]

(2) Clark, J.S., B. Beckage, P. Camill, J. HilleRisLambers, J Lichter, JS McLachlan, J Mohan, & P Wyckoff. 1999. Interpreting recruitment limitation in forests. Am. J. of Bot. 86:1-16. [pdf]

(1) Clark, J.S., M. Silman, R. Kern, E. Macklin, & J. HilleRisLambers. 1999. Seed dispersal near and far: generalized kernels across temperate and tropical forests. Ecology 80(5): 1475-1494. [pdf]


In revision, review & in prep
Kroiss, S. & J HilleRisLambers. The importance of recruitment and microsite limitation for conifer regeneration in a warming world. In revision: Ecology.

Theobald, E.J., A.K. Ettinger, L. Berg, H. Burgess, H. Nelson, N. Schmidt, C. Wagner, J. HilleRisLambers, J. Tewksbury, & J. Parrish. Global change and local solutions: tapping the unrealized potential of citizen science for biodiversity research. In review: Biological Conservation.

Yang, S.Y., A.R. Norman, J. HilleRisLambers & J.L. Ruesink. Positive feedback by eelgrass ecosystem engineering. In review: Marine Ecology Progress Series.

Theobald, E.J. A. Crowe, J. HilleRisLambers, M. Wenderoth, S. Freeman. Women learn more from local than global examples of the biological impacts of climate change. In review: Nature Climate Change.

HilleRisLambers, J. L.D.L. Anderegg, I. Breckheimer, K. Burns, A.K. Ettinger, J.F. Franklin, J. Freund, K.R. Ford, & S. Kroiss.Implications of climate change for turnover in forest composition. In review: Northwest Science (invited contribution).

Chang, C. & J. HilleRisLambers. Trait and phylogenetic patterns reveal deterministic community assembly mechanisms on Mount St. Helens. In prep: target journal Journal of Ecology.

Ford, KR, I. Breckheimer, J. Franklin, J. Freund, S. Kroiss, A. Larson, E. Theobald & J. HilleRisLambers. Size-specific trends in growth across tree species elevational ranges suggest complex impacts of climate change. In prep: target journal Canadian Journal of Forest Research.

Harsch, M. & J. HilleRisLambers. Range shifts and range reductions: multiple vulnerabilities to climate change. In prep: target journal Biological Conservation.

Ettinger, A.K. & J. HilleRisLambers. Climate, competition, and source population influence elevational distributions. In prep.

HilleRisLambers, J. & J.M. levine. Niche differences and fitness differences drive competitive coexistence and exclusion in a serpentine annual community. In prep.

Larson, A.J., J. A. Lutz, D.C. Donato, J.F. Franklin, J.A Freund, M.E. Haron, J. HilleRisLambers, R. J. Pabst, D.G. Sprugel & M.E. Swanson. Spatial aspects of tree mortality strongly differ between young and old-growth forests.

Levine, J.M. & J. HilleRisLambers. The dontribution of spatial niches to the coexistence of annual plants. In prep.

Rogers, H.S., J. HilleRisLambers,  E. Buhle, and J.J. Tewksbury. Consequences of a silent forest: Total bird loss disrupts seed dispersal and reduces germination and seedling survival. In prep.

Rogers, H.S., J.J. Tewksbury, and J HilleRisLambers. Impact frugivore loss on forests depends on species-specific strength of distance-dependent mortality. In prep.  

Theobald, E.J., Gabrielyan, H. & J. HilleRisLambers. Lilies at the limit: a role for plant-pollinator interactions in altitudinal distributions? In prep.


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