Publications



Redmond, M. D., D. L. Preston and R. M. Gafney. Accepted. Effects of multiple invasive species in experimental aquatic communities. Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology. 


Preston, D. L., P. G. Taylor, N. C. Brown and J. A. Mischler. Accepted. Global change in the K-12 classroom: using the scientific process to engage students about our changing planet. Science Scope.


Preston, D. L., C. E. Boland, J. T. Hoverman and P. T. J. Johnson. In Press. Natural enemy ecology: comparing the effects of predation risk, infection risk and disease on host behaviour.  Functional Ecology.


Preston, D. L., A. Z. Jacobs, S. A. Orlofske and P. T. J. Johnson. 2014. Complex life cycles in a pond food web: effects of life stage structure and parasites on network properties, trophic positions and the fit of a probabilistic niche model. Oecologia 174:953-965.


Johnson, P. T. J., D. L. Preston, J. T. Hoverman and B. E. Lafonte. 2013. Host and parasite diversity jointly control disease risk in complex communities. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 110: 16916-16921.


Joseph, M.B., J. R. Mihaljevic, A. L. Arellano, J. G. Kueneman, D. L. Preston, P. C. Cross and P. T. J. Johnson. 2013. Taming wildlife disease: bridging the gap between science and management. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 702-712.


Thieltges, D. W., P.-A. Amundsen, R. F. Hechinger, P. T. J. Johnson, K. D. Lafferty, K. M. Mouritsen, D. L. Preston, K. Reise, C. Dieter Zander and R. Poulin. 2013. Parasites as prey in aquatic food webs: implications for predator infection and parasite transmission. Oikos 122: 1473-1482


Preston, D. L., S. A. Orlofske, J. P. Lambden and P. T. J. Johnson. 2013. Biomass and productivity of trematode parasites in pond ecosystems. Journal of Animal Ecology 82: 509-517.


Johnson, P. T. J., D. L. Preston, J. T. Hoverman and K. L. D. Richgels. 2013. Biodiversity decreases disease through predictable changes in host community competence. Nature 494: 230-234.


Preston, D. L., S. A. Orlofske, J. P. McLaughlin and P. T. J. Johnson. 2012. Food web including infectious agents for a California freshwater pond (data paper). Ecology 93: 1760-1760. Metadata.


Preston, D. L., J. S. Henderson and P. T. J. Johnson. 2012. Community ecology of invasions: direct and indirect effects of multiple invasive species on aquatic communities. Ecology 93: 1254-1261.


Orlofske, S. A., R. C. Jadin, D. L. Preston and P. T. J. Johnson. 2012. Parasite transmission in complex communities: predators and alternative hosts alter pathogenic infections in amphibians. Ecology 93: 1247-1253.


Preston, D. L. and P. T. J.  Johnson. 2012. Importance of native amphibians in the diet and distribution of the Aquatic Garter Snake (Thamnophis atratus) in the San Francisco Bay Area of California.  Journal of Herpetology 46: 221-227.


Johnson, P. T. J., D. L. Preston, J. T. Hoverman, J. S. Henderson, S. H. Paul, K. L. D. Richgels and M. Redmond. 2012. Species diversity reduces parasite transmission through cross-generational effects on host abundance. Ecology 93: 56-64.


Preston, D. L. and P. T. J. Johnson. 2010. Ecological consequences of parasitism. Nature Education Knowledge 1 (8):39.


Preston, D. L., C. A. E. Mosley and R.T. Mason. 2010. Sources of variability in recovery time from methohexital sodium anesthesia in snakes. Copeia 2010: 496-501.


Ferrera, I., S. Longhorn, A. B. Banta, Y. Liu, D. L. Preston and A.-L. Reysenbach. 2007. Diversity of the 16s rRNA gene, ITS region and aclB gene of the Aquificales. Extremophiles 11: 57-64.