Topics for Ecogroup (Fall 2010)

Week 1: Ecosystem Engineering

Brown JH, Whitham TG, Morgan Ernest SK, and Gehring CA. 2001. Complex species interactions and the dynamics of ecological systems: long-term experiments. Science 293:643.

Bruno JF, and Bertness MD. 2001. Habitat modification and facilitation in benthic marine communities. In M.D. Bertness, M.E. Hay, and S.D. Gaines (eds.), Marine Community Ecology. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer. pp. 201–218.

Jones CG, Lawton JH, and Shachak M. 1994. Organisms as ecosystem engineers. Oikos 69:373–386.

Naiman, R. 1988 Animal influences on ecosystem dynamics. BioScience 38:750-752.

Wright JP, Jones CG, and Flecker AS. 2002. An ecosystem engineer, the beaver, increases species richness at the landscape scale. Oecologia. 132:96–101.