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Fox, J. W., D. A. Vasseur, M. Cotroneo, L. Guan, and F. Simon. 2017. Population extinctions can increase metapopulation persistence. Nature Ecology and Evolution. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0271-y. Public read-only version.

Barraquand, F., et al. In press. Moving forward in circles: challenges and opportunities in modeling population cycles. Ecology Letters. Abstract.

Genung, M.A., J.W. Fox, et al. 2017. The relative importance of pollinator abundance and species richness for the temporal variance of pollination services. Ecology 98:1807-1816. Abstract.

Hausch, S.J., J.W. Fox, and S.M. Vamosi. 2017. Coevolution of competing Callosobruchus species does not stabilize coexistence. Ecology and Evolution.

Rankin, B.D., J.W. Fox, et al. 2015. The extended Price equation quantifies species selection on mammalian body size across the Paleocene/Ecocene Thermal Maximum. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B 282:20151097. Abstract.

Winfree, R., J.W. Fox, et al. 2015. Abundance of common species, not species richness, drives delivery of a real-world ecosystem service. Ecol. Lett. 18:626-635. Abstract.

  • Featured in Nature’s “Research Highlights” section

Fox, J.W. & R.E. Lenski. 2015. From here to eternity: the theory and practice of a really long experiment. PLoS Biology 13:e1002185. Open access. (Invited interview with Rich Lenski)

Narwani, A., B. Matthews, J.W. Fox, and P. Venail. 2015. Using phylogenetics in community assembly and ecosystem functioning research. Funct. Ecol. 29:589-591. (Introduction to special feature I guest-edited)

Fox, J.W. & L. Harder. 2015. Using a ‘time machine’ to test for local adaptation of aquatic microbes to temporal and spatial environmental variation. Evolution 69:136-145. Abstract.

Olito, C. & J.W. Fox. 2015. Species traits and abundances predict metrics of plant-pollinator network structure but not pairwise interactions. Oikos 124:428-436. Open access.

Vasseur, D.A., J.W. Fox et al. 2014. Synchronous dynamics of zooplankton competitors prevail in temperate lake ecosystems. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. B. 281:20140633. Abstract.

Petchey, O.L., J.W. Fox & L. Haddon. 2014. Imbalance in individual researcher’s peer review activities quantified for four British Ecological Society journals, 2003-2010. PLoS One 9:e92896. Open access.

Gross, K., B.J. Cardinale, J.W. Fox, et al. 2014. Species richness and the temporal stability of biomass production: a new analysis of recent biodiversity experiments. Am. Nat. 183:1-12. Summary.

Livingston, G., Y. Jiang, J.W. Fox & M. Leibold. 2013. The dynamics of community assembly under sudden mixing in experimental microcosms. Ecology 94:2898-2906. Preprint.

Cardinale, B.J., K. Gross, K. Fritschie, P. Flombaum, J.W.Fox et al. 2013. Biodiversity simultaneously enhances the production and stability of community biomass in experimental systems of primary producers, but the effects are independent. Ecology 94:1697-1707. Abstract.

Fox, J.W. 2013b. The intermediate disturbance hypothesis is broadly defined, substantive issues are key: a reply to Sheil and Burslem. Trends Ecol. Evol. 28:572-573 (reply to comment on Fox 2013a)

Fox, J.W. 2013a. The intermediate disturbance hypothesis should be abandoned. Trends Ecol. Evol. 28:86-92. PDF.

Fox, J.W. 2012. Can blogging change how ecologists share ideas? In economics it already has. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution 5:74-77. Open access.

Fox, J.W. 2012. When should we expect microbial phenotypic traits to predict microbial abundances? Frontiers Microbiol. 3:268. Open access.

Vasseur, D.A. & J.W. Fox. 2011. Adaptive dynamics of competition for nutritionally complementary resources: character displacement, convergence, and parallelism. Am. Nat. 178. PDF

Fox, J.W. et al. 2011. Phase locking, the Moran effect and distance decay of synchrony: experimental tests in a model system. Ecol. Lett. 14:163-168. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2010. Partitioning the effects of species loss on community variability using multi-level selection theory. Oikos 119:1823-1833. PDF

Fox, J.W. et al. 2010. Coexistence mechanisms and the paradox of the plankton: quantifying selection from noisy data. Ecology 91:1774-1786. PDF

Vasseur, D.A. & J.W. Fox. 2009. Phase locking and environmental fluctuations generate synchrony in a predator-prey community. Nature 460:1007-1010.

Hector, A. et al. 2009. The analysis of biodiversity experiments: from pattern to mechanism. In Biodiversity, Ecosystem Functioning, and Human Wellbeing. Oxford.

Fox, J.W. & G. Rauch. 2009. Partitioning the mechanisms by which genetic diversity of parasite infections affects total parasite load. Oikos 118:1507-1514. PDF

Fox, J.W. & D. A. Vasseur. 2008. Character convergence under competition for nutritionally-essential resources. Am. Nat. 172:667-680. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2008. Testing whether productivity mediates the occurrence of alternative stable states and assembly cycles in a model microcosm system. Oikos 117:1153-1164. PDF

Fox, J.W. & W.S. Harpole. 2008. Revealing how species loss affects ecosystem function: the trait-based Price Equation partition. Ecology 89:269-279. PDF

Vasseur, D. & J.W. Fox. 2007. Environmental fluctuations can stabilize food webs by increasing synchrony. Ecol. Lett. 10:1066-1074. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2007. Testing the mechanisms by which source-sink dynamics alter competitive outcomes in a model system. Am. Nat. 170:396-408. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2007. Within-trophic level diversity, density compensation, and the dynamics of trophic cascades. Oikos 116:189-200. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2006. Using the Price Equation to partition the effects of biodiversity loss on ecosystem function. Ecology 87:2687-2696. PDF

  • Lead article, highlighted on journal cover

Fox, J.W. & C. Barreto. 2006. Surprising competitive coexistence in a classic model system. Comm. Ecol. 7:143-154. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2006. Current food web models cannot explain the overall topological structure of observed food webs. Oikos 115:97-109. PDF

Fox, J.W. & D.S. Srivastava. 2006. Predicting local-regional richness relationships using island biogeography models. Oikos 113:376-382. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2005. Biodiversity, food web structure, and the partitioning of biomass within and among trophic levels. In Dynamic Food Webs. Academic Press.

Fox, J.W. 2005. Interpreting the “selection effect” of biodiversity on ecosystem function. Ecol. Lett. 8:846-856. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2004. Effects of algal and herbivore diversity on the partitioning of biomass within and among trophic levels. Ecology 85:549-559. PDF 

Berlow, E. et al. 2004. Interaction strengths in food webs: issues and opportunities. J. Anim. Ecol. 73:585-598.

Fox, J.W. 2004. Modelling the joint effects of predator and prey diversity on total prey biomass. J. Anim. Ecol. 73:88-96. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2003. The long-term relationship between plant diversity and total plant biomass depends on the mechanism maintaining diversity. Oikos 102:630-640. PDF

Fox, J.W. 2002. Testing a simple rule for dominance in resource competition. Am. Nat. 159:305-319. PDF

Fox, J.W. & J. McGrady-Steed. 2002. Stability and complexity in microcosm communities. J. Anim. Ecol. 71:749-756. PDF

Fox, J.W. & P.J. Morin. 2001. Effects of intra- and interspecific interactions on species responses to environmental change. J. Anim. Ecol. 70:80-90. PDF

Fox, J.W. & E. Olsen. 2000. Food web structure and the strength of transient indirect effects. Oikos 90:219-226. PDF

Fox, J.W. et al. 2000. Testing for local species saturation with nonindependent regional species pools. Ecol. Lett. 3:198-206. PDF

Fox, J.W. & D.C. Smith. 1997. Variable outcomes of protist-rotifer competition in laboratory microcosms. Oikos 79:489-495.

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