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Doing Business As Name:University of California-Santa Barbara
  • Omer J Reichman
  • (541) 683-3018
  • Sandy J Andelman
Award Date:08/28/2000
Estimated Total Award Amount: $ NaN
Funds Obligated to Date: $ 16,664,400
  • FY 2003=$2,872,305
  • FY 2000=$2,150,000
  • FY 2004=$3,147,815
  • FY 2006=$11,000
  • FY 2005=$3,462,597
  • FY 2002=$2,640,683
  • FY 2001=$2,380,000
Start Date:08/01/2000
End Date:07/31/2007
Transaction Type: Cooperative Agreements
Awarding Agency Code:4900
Funding Agency Code:4900
CFDA Number:47.074
Primary Program Source:490100 NSF RESEARCH & RELATED ACTIVIT
Award Title or Description:CEAS: Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
Federal Award ID Number:0072909
DUNS ID:094878394
Parent DUNS ID:071549000

Awardee Location

Street:Office of Research
City:Santa Barbara
County:Santa Barbara
Awardee Cong. District:24

Primary Place of Performance

Organization Name:University of California-Santa Barbara
Street:Office of Research
City:Santa Barbara
County:Santa Barbara
Cong. District:24

Abstract at Time of Award

00-72909 Reichman NCEAS: National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis The National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS) was established to promote interactions between scientists and facilitate the use of existing information to address important ecological questions. The center supports several types of activities involving Working Groups (20 or fewer scientists meeting for several days, multiple times a year), Center Fellows (sabbatical visitors), Postdoctoral Associates, and graduate and undergraduate students. The vision for NCEAS has been to catalyze a new culture of synthesis. The NCEAS model for collaboration has been particularly successful with 1) interdisciplinary syntheses that bring together people who have not collaborated before to focus on novel questions and approaches and 2) intensive, sustained investigations to make progress in core areas of ecology. This award will support NCEAS operations for an additional six years, enabling it to serve the ecological community by cultivating a new generation of ecologists who merge interdisciplinary interactions, intensive analysis or modeling, and the technology and culture of information management with their inherent intellectual curiosity and commitment to yield important, scholarly research.

Publications Produced as a Result of this Research

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McCarthy, M.A.; Lindenmayer, D.B.; Possingham, H.P. "Assessing spatial PVA models of arboreal marsupials using significance tests and Bayesian statistics" Biological Conservation, v.98, 2001, p.191.

Possingham, H.P.; Tyre, A.J.; Tenhumberg, B.; McCarthy, M.A. "Swapping space for time and unfair tests of ecological models." Austral Ecology, v.25, 2000, p.327-331.

Shurin, J.B. "Dispersal limitation, invasion resistance, and the structure of pond zooplankton communities" Ecology, v.81, 2000, p.3074.

Shurin, J.B.; Havel, J.E.; Leibold, M.A.; Pinel-Alloul, B. "Local and regional zooplankton species richness: A scale-independent test for saturation." Ecology, v.81, 2000, p.3062.

Gerber, L.R.; Perry, S.L.; DeMaster, D.P. "Measuring success in conservation" American Scientist, v.88, 2000, p.316.

Gerber, L.R.; DeMaster, D.P. "An approach to Endangered Species Act classification of long-lied vertebrates: A case study of North Pacific Humpback Whales" Conservation Biology, v.13, 1999, p.1203.

Gerber, L.R.; DeMAster, D.P.; Kareiva, P.M. "Gray Whales illustrate the value of monitoring data in implementing the Endangered Species Act." Conservation Biology, v.13, 1999, p.1215.

Alroy, J.; Marshall, C.R.; Bambach, R.K.; Bezusko, K.; Foote, M.; Fursich, F.T.; Hansen, T.A.; Holland, S.M. "Effects of sampling standardization on estimates of Phanerozoic marine diversification" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v.98, 2001, p.6261.

Milner-Gulland, E.J.; Shea, K.; Possingham, H.; Coulson, T.; Wilcox, C. "Competing harvesting strategies in a simulated population under uncertainty" Animal Conservation, v.4, 2001, p.157.

Csillag, R.; Fortin, M-J.; Dungan, J.L. "On the limits and extensions of the definition of scale." Ecological Society of America Bulletin, v.2000, 81, p.230-232.

Bascompte, Jordi; Rodriguez, Miguel A. "Habitat patchiness and plant species richness" Ecology Letters, v.4, 2001, p.1.

Bascompte, Jordi; Rodriguez, Miguel A. "Habitat patchiness and plant species richness" Ecology Letters, v.4, 2001, p.1.

Parker, M.A. "Mutualism in metapopulations of legumes and rhizobia" American Naturalist, v.153, 1999, p.S48.

Kraaijeveld, A.R.; Godfray, H.C.J. "Geographic patterns in the evolution of resistance and virulence in Drosophila and its parasitoids" American Naturalist, v.153, 1999, p.S61.

Benkman, C.W. "the selection mosaic and diversifying coevolution between crossbills and lodgeplole pine." American Naturalist, v.153, 1999, p.S75.

Roy, K.; Jablonski, D.; Martien, K.K. "Invariant size-frequency kistributions along a latitudinal gradient in marine bivalves" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v.97, 2000, p.13150.

Bininda-Emonds, O.R.P.; Vazquez, D.P.; Manne, L.L. "The calculus of biodiversity" Trends in Ecology and Evolution, v.15, 2000, p.92.

Crandall, K.A.; Bininda-Emonds, O.R.P.; Mace, G.M.; Wayne, R.K. "Considering evolutionary processes in conservation biology" Trends in Ecology and Evolution, v.15, 2000, p.290.

Alroy, J.; Koch, P.L.; Zachos, J.C. "Global climate changes and North American mammalian evolution." Paleobiology, v.26, 2000, p.259.

Purvis, A.; Agapow, P.M.;; Gittleman, J.L.; Mace, G.M. "Nonrandom extinction and the loss of evolutionary history" Science, v.288, 2000, p.328.

von Euler, F. "Selective extinction and rapid loss of evolutionary history" Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, v.268, 2001, p.127.

Pfaff, A.; Kerr, S.; Hughes, R.F.; Liu, S.; Sanchez, A.; Schimel, D.; Tosi, J.; Watson, V. "The Kyoto Protocol and Payments for Tropical Forest: An Interdisciplinary Method for Estimating Carbon-Offset Supply and Increasing the Feasibility of a Carbon Market under the CDM" Ecological Economics, v.35, 2000, p.203.

Nisbet, R.M.; Muller, E.B.; Lika, K.; Kooijman, S.A.L.M. "From molecules to ecosystems through dynamic energy budget models" Journal of Animal Ecology, v.69, 2000, p.913.

Dobson, A.P. "Rabies in Space and Time" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v.97, 2000, p.14041.

Chambers, J.Q.; Higuchi, Niro, Tribuzy, E.S.; Trumbore, S.E. "Carbon sink for a century: Intact rainforests have a long-term storage capacity" Nature, v.410, 2001, p.429.

Sork, V.L.; Nason, J.; Campbell, D.R.; Fernandez, J. "Landscape approaches to historical and comtemporary gene flow in plants." Trends in Ecology and Evolution, v.14, 1999, p.219.

Gram, W.K.; Sork, V.L. "Population density as a predictor of genetic variation for woody plant species" Conservation Biology, v.13, 1999, p.1079.

Haeuber, R.A.; Michener, W.K. "Natural Flood Control" Issues in Science and Technology, v.15, 1998, p.74.

johnson, S.L.; Swanson, F.J.; Grnat, G.E.; Wondzell, S.M. "Riparian forest disturbances by a mountian flood: the influence of floated wood" Hydrological Processes, v.14, 2000, p.3031.

Kelt, D.A.; Brown, J.H. "Species as units of analysis in ecology and biogeography: are the blind leading the blind?" Global Ecology and Biogeography, v.9, 2000, p.213.

Brown, J.H.; Fox, B.J.; Kelt D.A. "Assembly rules: Desert rodent communities are structured at scales from local to continental" American Naturalist, v.156, 2000, p.314.

Brown, J.H.; Ernest, S.K.M.; Parody, J.M.; Haskell, J.P. "Regulation of diversity: maintenance of species richness in changing environments." Oceologia, v.126, 2001, p.321.

Kareiva, P.; Marvier, M.; McClure, M. "Recovery and management options for Snake River spring/summer chinook salmon in the Columbia River Basin." Science, v.290, 2000, p.977.

Kareiva, P.; Marvier, M.; McClure, M. "Recovery and managment options for Snake River spring/summer chinook salmon in the Columbia River Basin." Science, v.290, 2000, p.977.

Childs, J.E.; Curns, A.T.; Dey, M.E.; Real, L.; Feinstein, L.; Bjornstad, O.N.; Krebs, J.W. "Predicting the local dynamics of epizootiv rabies among raccoons in the United States" Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, v.97, 2000, p.13666.

Roughgarden, J. "Guide to diplomatic relations with economists" Bulletin of the ESA, v.82, 2001, p.85-88.

Armsworth, P.R.; Roughgarden, J.E. "An invitation to ecological economics" Trends in Ecology and Evolution, v.16, 2001, p.229.

Rustad, L.e.; Campbell, J.L.; Marion, G.M.; Norby, R.J.; Mitchell, M.J.; Hartley, A.E.; Cornelissen, J.H.C.; Gurevitch, J. "A meta-analysis of hte response of soil respiration, net nitrogen mineralization, and aboveground plant growth to experimental ecosystem warming" Oecologia, v.126, 2001, p.543.

Shaver, G.R.; Canadell, J.; Chapin III, F.S.; Gurevitch, J.; Harte, J.; Henry, G.; Ineson, P.; Jonasson, S.; Melillo, J.; Pitelka, L.; Rustad, L. "Global warming and terrestrial ecosystems: A Conceptual framework for analysis" BioScience, v.50, 2000, p.871.

Alroy, J. "The fossil record of North American mammals: Evidence for a Paleocene evolutionary radiation." Systematic Biology, v.48, 1999, p.107.

Alroy, J. "Understanding the dynamics of trends within evolving lineages." Paleobiology, v.26, 2000, p.319.

Alroy, J. "Successive approximations of diversitycurves: ten more years in the library." Geology, v.28, 2000, p.1023.

Alroy, J. "New methods for quantifying macroevolutionary patterns and processes." Paleobiology, v.26, 2000, p.707.

Kendall, B.E.; Bjornstad, O.N.; Bascompte, J.; Keith, T.; Fagan, W. "Ecological Interactions, environmental correlation and spatial synchrony." American Naturalist, v.155, 2000, p.628.

Fromentin, J.M.; Gjosaeter, J.; Bjornstad, O.N.; Stenseth, N.C. "Biological processes and environmental factors regulating the temporal dynamics of the Norwegian Skagerrak cod since 1919." ICES Journal of Marine Science, v.57, 2000, p.330.

Walker, B.H.; Steffen, W. "An overview of the implications of global change for natural and managed terrestrial ecosystems." Conservation Ecology, v.1, 1997, p.2.

Nuismer, S.L.; Thompson, J.N.; Gomulkiewiz, R. "Selection mosaics along coevolutionary clines" Evolution, v.54, 2000, p.1102.

Parker, I.M.; Simberloff, D.; Lonsdale, W.M.; Goodell, K.; Wonham, M.; Kareiva, P.M.; Williamson, M.H.; Von Hole, B.; Moyle, P.B.; Byers, J.E.; Goldwsser, L. "Impact: Toward a framework for understanding the ecological effects of invaders." Biological Invasions, v.1, 1999, p.3.

Thompson, J.N.; Nuismer, S.L.; Gomulkiewicz, R. "Gene flow and geographically structured coevolution" Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B, v.266, 1999, p.605.

Hochberg, M.E.; Holt, R.D.; Gomulkiewicz, R.; Thompson, J.N. "Weak sinks could cradle mutualism-stong sources should harbour pathogens." Journal of Evolutionary Biology, v.13, 2000, p.213.

Thompson, J.N. "Specific hypothesis on the geographic mosaic of coevolution" American Naturalist, v.153, 1999, p.S1.

Thompson, J.N. "Coevolution & Escalation: Do coevolutionary meanderings matter?" American Naturalist, v.153, 1999, p.S92.

Burdon, J.J.; Thrall, P.H. "Spatial and temporal patterns in coevolving plant and pathogen associations" American Naturalist, v.153, 1999, p.S15.

Lively, C.M "Migration, virulence, and the geographic mosaic of adaptation by parasites" American Naturalist, v.153, 1999, p.S34.

Thompson, J.N. "The raw material for coevolution" Oikos, v.84, 1999, p.5.

Thompson, J.N "The evolution of species interactions" Science, v.284, 1999, p.2116.

Possingham, H.P.; Shea, K. "The business of biodiversity" American Zoologist, v.31, 1999, p.3.

possingham, H.P.; Shea, K. "The business of biodiversity: response to responses" American Zoologist, v.31, 1999, p.9.

Shea, K.; Possingham, H.P. "Optimal release strategies for biological control agents: an application of stochastic dynamic programming to population management" Journal of Applied Ecology, v.37, 2000, p.77.

Bjornstad, O.N.; Fromentin, J,; Stenseth, N.C.; Gjosaeter, J. "A new test for density-dependent survival: the case of coastal cod populations" Ecology, v.80, 1999, p.1278.

Bjornstad, O.N.; Bolker, B. "Canonical functions for dispersal-induced synchrony" Proceedings of Royal Society London, B., v.267, 2000, p.1787.

Bjornstad, O.N. "Cycles and synchrony: two historical 'experiments' and one experience." Journal of Animal Ecology, v.69, 2000, p.869.

Peterson, G.D. "Political ecology and ecological resilience: an integration of human and ecological dynamics." Ecological Economics, v.35, 2000, p.323.

Peterson, G.D.; Cumminham, S.; Deutsch, L.; Erickson, J.; Quinlan A.; Raez-Luna, E.; Tinch, R.; Troell, M.; Woodbury, P.; Zens, S. "The risks and benefits of genetically modified crops: a multidisciplinary perspective." Conservation Ecology, v.4, 2000, p.13.

Peterson, G.D "Scaling ecological dynamics: self-organization, hierarchial structure and ecological resiliance." Climate Change, v.44, 2000, p.291.

Elser, J.J.; Fagan, W.F.; enno, R.F.; Dobberfuhl, D.R., Folarin, A.; Huberty, A.; Interlandi, S.; Kilham, S.S.; McCauley, E.; Schultz, K.L.; Siemann, E.H.; Sterner, R.W. "Nutritional constraints in terrestrial and freshwater food webs." Nature, v.408, 2000, p.578.

Franklin, J.F.; Lindenmayer, D.; MacMahon, J.A.; McKee, A.; Magnuson, J.; Perry, D.A.; Waide, R.; Foster, D. "Threads of continuity." Conservation Biology in Practice, v.1, 2000, p.9.

Day, T. "Competition and the effects of spatial resource heterogeneity on evolutionary diversification." American Naturalist, v.155, 2000, p.790.

Church, Richard; Gerrard, Ross; Hollander, Allan; Stoms, David "Understanding the Tradeoffs Between Site Quality and Species Presence in Reserve Site Selection" Forest Science, v.46, 2000, p.157.

Franklin, J.F.; MacMahon, J.A. "Message from a Mountain" Science, v.288, 2000, p.1183.

Bascompte, J. "Aggregate statistical meaasures and metapopulation dynamics." Journal of Theoretical Biology, v.209, 2001, p.373-379.

Bascompte, J; Rodriguez, M.A. "Self-disturbance as a source of spatiotemporal heterogeneity: the case of the tallgrass prarie." Journal of Theoretical Biology, v.204, 2000, p.153.

Kendall, B.E.; Bjornstad, O.N.; Bascompte, J.; Keitt, T.; Fagan, W.B. "Dispersal, environmental correlation, and spatial synchrony in population dynamics." The American Naturalist, v.155, 2000, p.628.

Micheli, F.; Cottingham, K.L.; Bascompte, J.; Bjornstad, O.N.; Eckert, G.L., Fischer, J.M.; Keitt, T.H.; Kendall, B.E.; Klug, J.L. Rusak, J.A. "The dual nature of community variability" Oikos, v.85, 1999, p.161.

Liebold, A.; Kamata, N. "Are population cycles and spatial synchrony a universal characteristic of forest insect populations?" Population Ecology, v.42, 2000, p.257.

Liebold, A.; Elkinton, D.; Williams, R.; Muzika, M. "What causes outbreaks of the gypsy moth in North America?" Population Ecology, v.42, 2000, p.257.

Liebhold, Andrew; Kamata, Naoto "Are Population Cycles and Satial Synchrony a Universal Characteristic of Forest Insect Populations?" Population Ecology, v.42, 2000, p.205.

Abrams, P.A. "Character shifts of species that share predators." American Naturalist, v.156, 2000, p.S45-S61.

Porter, W.P.; Budaraju, S.; Stewart, W.E.; Ramankutty, N. "Calculating Climate Effects on Birds and Mammals:Impacts on Biodiversity, Conservation, Population Parameters, and Global Community Structure." American Zoology, v.40, 2000, p.597.

Hobbie, Sarah; Schimel, Josh; Trumbore, Sue; Randerson, James "Controls over carbon storage and turnover in high-latitude soils" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.196.

Elser, James J.; Fagan, William F.; Denno, Robert F.; Dobberfuhl, Dean R.; Folarin, Ayoola; Huberty, Andrea; Interlandi, Sebastian; Kilham, Susan S.; McCauley, Edward; Schultz, Kimberly L.; Siemann, Evan H.; Sterner, Robert W. "Nutritional constraints in terrestrial and freshwater food webs." Nature, v.408, 2000, p.578.

Chapin, F Stuart; McGuire, A.D.; Randerson, James; Pielke, R.A.; Baldocchi, Dennis; Hobbie, Sarah; Roulet, Nigel; Eugster, Werner; Kasischke, E.S.; Rastetter, Edward; Zimov, A; Running, Steven W "Arctic and boreal ecosystems of western North America as components of the climate system" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.211.

Richards, Shane A.; Nisbet, Roger M.; Wilson, Will G.; Possingham, Hugh P. "Grazers and diggers: exploitation competition and coexistence among foragers with different feeding strategies on a single resource" American Naturalist, v.155, 2000, p.266.

Liebhold, Andrew; Elkinton, Joseph; Williams, David; Muzika, Rose-Marie "What Causes Outbreaks of the Gypsy Moth in North America" Population Ecology, v.42, 2000, p.257.

Oechel, Walter C; Vourlitis, George; Verfaillie, J; Crawford, T; Brooks, Shane; Dumas, E; Hope, A; Stow, D; Boynton,B; Nosov, V; Zulueta, R "A scaling approach for quantifying the net CO2 flux of the Kuparuk River Basin, Alaska" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.160.

Harden, J.W.; Trumbore, Sue; Stocks, Brian; Hirsch, A; Gower, Stith T; O'Neill, K.P.; Kasischke, E.S. "The role of fire in the boreal carbon budget" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.174.

Keyser, A.R.; Kimball, J.S.; Nemani, R.R.; Running, Steven W "Simulating the effects of climate change on the carbon balance of North American high-latitude forests" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.185.

Clein, J.S.; Kwiatkowski, B.L.; McGuire, A.D.; Hobbie, J.E.; Rastetter, Edward; Melillo, Jerry; Kicklighter, David W. "Modelling carbon responses of tundra ecosystems to historical and projected climate: a comparison of a plot- to global-scale ecosystem model to identify process-based uncertainties" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.127.

McGuire, A.D.; Clein, J.S.; Melillo, Jerry; Kicklighter, David W.; Meier, R.A.; Vorosmarty, Charles J; Serreze, Mark "Modelling carbon responses of tundra ecosystems to historical and projected climate: sensitivity of pan-Arctic carbon storage to temporal and spatial variation in climate" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.141.

Williams, Matt; Eugster, Werner; Rastetter, Edward; McFadden, Joseph P; Chapin, F Stuart "The controls on net ecosystem productivity along an Arctic transect: a model comparison with flux measurements" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.116.

Baldocchi, Dennis; Kelliher, F.M.; Black, T.A.; Jarvis, P. "Climate and vegetation controls on boreal zone energy exchange" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.69.

Eugster, Werner; Rouse, Wayne; Pielke, R.A.; McFadden, Joseph P; Baldocchi, Dennis; Kittel, Timothy; Chapin, F. Stuart; Liston, Glen E.; Vidale, Pier Luigi; Vaganov, Eugene; Chambers, Scott "Land-atmosphere energy exchange in Arctic tundra and boreal forest: available data and feedbacks to climate" Global Change Biology, v.6, 2000, p.84.

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