Publications and Presentations

Publications

Peer Review

Nelis, Lisa C. In Review Native status, life-form, and life-history explain variation in population processes of a grassland community. – PLoS ONE

Nelis, Lisa C. In Press   Grouping plant species by native status predicts response to disturbance, but not to an introduced herbivore. – Oecologia.  DOI: 10.1007/s00442-012-2265-4 (link to PDF)

Nelis, Lisa C., and J. Timothy Wootton. 2010 Treatment-based Markov Chain Models clarify mechanisms of invasion in an invaded grassland community. Proceedings B, The Royal Society of London. 277, 539–547 doi:10.1098/rspb.2009.1564
Published online 28 October 2009 (link to PDF)

Schmidt, Kenneth A., Lisa C. Nelis, Nathan Briggs, and Richard S. Ostfeld. 2005.  Climatic variability and predator abundance mediate the interaction between an invasive shrub and nesting success in a woodland songbird.  Ecological Applications, 15 (1): 258-265. (link to PDF)

 

Not Peer Review

2011         Nelis, Lisa C. Plant identification guide for Robinson Crusoe Island.  Earlier versions 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009.  Published by L.C. Nelis.  125 pages.

2006         Nelis, Lisa C.  Rapid Response Plant Guide #222: CHILE - La Isla Robinson Crusoe – Plantas Comunes. Eds. J. Kluse and R. Foster. The Field Museum Of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL. <www.fmnh.org/plantguides>

2002         Nelis, Lisa C., Kenneth A. Schmidt, and Richard S. Ostfeld.  2002. Barberry as an exotic nest site: is it taking a bite out of predation?  Pg 54-57 in Berkowitz, A. R., S. E. G. Findlay, F. Keesing, and R. S. Ostfeld (eds).  2002.  Undergraduate Research Reports--1998 and 1999.  Occasional Publication of the Institute of Ecosystem Studies, Number 16, Millbrook, New York.

1998         Nelis, Lisa C.  Science Parks.  Technology in the UK Supplement: R&D Magazine.  Volume 40 Number 10, the Resources section.

1998         Nelis, Lisa C.  University Research.  Technology in the UK Supplement: R&D Magazine.  Volume.  40 Number 10, the Resources section.

1998         Nelis, Lisa C.  How to Reach the UK.  Technology in the UK Supplement: R&D Magazine.  Volume 40 No. 10, the Resources section.

1998         Nelis, Lisa C.  Development Agencies.  Technology in the UK Supplement: R&D Magazine.  Volume 40 No. 10, the Resources section.

Presentations

2011         Nelis, Lisa C. Do population dynamic parameters differ between native and exotic grassland species?  Ecological Society of America

2010         Nelis, Lisa C.  A double-blind study with Argentine ant researchers: Do native and exotic plants have fundamentally different roles in the community?  Ecological Society of America

2008         Nelis, Lisa C.  Effects of exotic herbivores and disturbance on invasion success: Does shared evolutionary history matter?  Ecological Society of America

2008         Nelis, Lisa C.  An investigation of synergistic interactions among invasive species.  Ecology and Evolution Departmental Natural History Seminar. University of Chicago

2007         Nelis, Lisa C. and J. Timothy Wootton.  Using Markov models to examine mechanisms of interaction among multiple invasions on Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile.  Ecological Society of America

2007         Nelis, Lisa C.  Effects of Invasive Rabbits on Exotic Grassland Plants.  Ecology and Evolution Departmental Natural History Seminar. University of Chicago

2004         Schmidt, Kenneth A., Lisa C. Nelis, Nathan M. Briggs, and Richard S. Ostfeld.  Climatic variability and predator abundance mediate the interaction between an invasive shrub and nesting success in a woodland songbird.  Ecological Society of America