Ecology Letters

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Editor-in-Chief : Marcel Holyoak

Impact Factor: 13.042

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 2/141 (Ecology)

Online ISSN: 1461-0248


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  1. Letters

    1. Crop rotational diversity enhances belowground communities and functions in an agroecosystem

      L. K. Tiemann, A. S. Grandy, E. E. Atkinson, E. Marin-Spiotta and M. D. McDaniel

      Article first published online: 25 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12453

    2. Tropical herbivores provide resilience to a climate-mediated phase shift on temperate reefs

      Scott Bennett, Thomas Wernberg, Euan S. Harvey, Julia Santana-Garcon and Benjamin J. Saunders

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12450

    3. Are molecular markers useful predictors of adaptive potential?

      Elizabeth A. Mittell, Shinichi Nakagawa and Jarrod D. Hadfield

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12454

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      Geographic range size is predicted by plant mating system

      Dena Grossenbacher, Ryan Briscoe Runquist, Emma E. Goldberg and Yaniv Brandvain

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12449

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      Social living mitigates the costs of a chronic illness in a cooperative carnivore

      E. S. Almberg, P. C. Cross, A. P. Dobson, D. W. Smith, M. C. Metz, D. R. Stahler and P. J. Hudson

      Article first published online: 18 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12444

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      Biodiversity mediates top–down control in eelgrass ecosystems: a global comparative-experimental approach

      J. Emmett Duffy, Pamela L. Reynolds, Christoffer Boström, James A. Coyer, Mathieu Cusson, Serena Donadi, James G. Douglass, Johan S. Eklöf, Aschwin H. Engelen, Britas Klemens Eriksson, Stein Fredriksen, Lars Gamfeldt, Camilla Gustafsson, Galice Hoarau, Masakazu Hori, Kevin Hovel, Katrin Iken, Jonathan S. Lefcheck, Per-Olav Moksnes, Masahiro Nakaoka, Mary I. O'Connor, Jeanine L. Olsen, J. Paul Richardson, Jennifer L. Ruesink, Erik E. Sotka, Jonas Thormar, Matthew A. Whalen and John J. Stachowicz

      Article first published online: 17 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12448

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    8. Canopy interactions and physical stress gradients in subtidal communities

      Scott Bennett, Thomas Wernberg, Thibaut de Bettignies, Gary A. Kendrick, Robert J. Anderson, John J. Bolton, Kirsten L. Rodgers, Nick T. Shears, Jean-Charles Leclerc, Laurent Lévêque, Dominique Davoult and Hartvig C. Christie

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12446

    9. Linking canopy leaf area and light environments with tree size distributions to explain Amazon forest demography

      Scott C. Stark, Brian J. Enquist, Scott R. Saleska, Veronika Leitold, Juliana Schietti, Marcos Longo, Luciana F. Alves, Plinio B. Camargo and Raimundo C. Oliveira

      Article first published online: 11 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12440

    10. Abundance of common species, not species richness, drives delivery of a real-world ecosystem service

      Rachael Winfree, Jeremy W. Fox, Neal M. Williams, James R. Reilly and Daniel P. Cariveau

      Article first published online: 11 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12424

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      Brain size affects female but not male survival under predation threat

      Alexander Kotrschal, Séverine D. Buechel, Sarah M. Zala, Alberto Corral, Dustin J. Penn and Niclas Kolm

      Article first published online: 10 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12441

  2. Ideas and Perspectives

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      The ecological forecast horizon, and examples of its uses and determinants

      Owen L. Petchey, Mikael Pontarp, Thomas M. Massie, Sonia Kéfi, Arpat Ozgul, Maja Weilenmann, Gian Marco Palamara, Florian Altermatt, Blake Matthews, Jonathan M. Levine, Dylan Z. Childs, Brian J. McGill, Michael E. Schaepman, Bernhard Schmid, Piet Spaak, Andrew P. Beckerman, Frank Pennekamp and Ian S. Pearse

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12443

  3. Letters

    1. Indirect interactions among tropical tree species through shared rodent seed predators: a novel mechanism of tree species coexistence

      Carol X. Garzon-Lopez, Liliana Ballesteros-Mejia, Alejandro Ordoñez, Stephanie A. Bohlman, Han Olff and Patrick A. Jansen

      Article first published online: 4 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12452

  4. Reviews and Syntheses

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      Environmental variation and population responses to global change

      Callum R. Lawson, Yngvild Vindenes, Liam Bailey and Martijn van de Pol

      Article first published online: 20 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1111/ele.12437


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