41. Stegen, J. C., A. L. Freestone, T. O. Crist, M. J. Anderson, J. M. Chase, L. S. Comita, H. V. Cornell, K. F. Davies, S. P. Harrison, B. D. Inouye, N. J. B. Kraft., J. A. Myers, N. J. Sanders, N. G. Swenson, M. Vellend (in press) Stochastic and deterministic drivers of spatial and temporal turnover in breeding bird communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography.

40. Grace, J. B., P. B. Adler, E. W. Seabloom, E. T. Borer, et al. 2011. Response to Comments on "Productivity Is a Poor Predictor of Plant Species Richness". Science 335.

39. Kraft N. J. B., N. J. Sanders, J. C. Stegen, M. J. Anderson, T. O. Crist, H. V. Cornell, M. Vellend, J. M. Chase, L. S. Comita, K. F. Davies, A. L. Freestone, S. P. Harrison, B. D. Inouye, J. A. Myers, and N. G. Swenson. 2011. Response to Comments on "Disentangling the Drivers of beta Diversity Along Latitudinal and Elevational Gradients". Science 335.

38. Adler P.B. et al. (58 authors) (2011). Productivity does not predict fine-scale plant species richness. Science 333: 1750-1753.

37. Kraft N. J. B., L. S. Comita, J. M. Chase, N. J. Sanders, N. G. Swenson, T. O. Crist, J. C. Stegen, M. Vellend, B. Boyle, M. J. Anderson, H. V. Cornell, K. F. Davies, A. L. Freestone, B. D. Inouye, S. P. Harrison, J. A. Myers (2011). Disentangling the drivers of b-diversity along latitudinal and elevational gradients. Science 333: 1755-1758

36. Davies, K. F., J. Cavender-Bares, and N. Deacon. (2011). Native communities determine the identity of exotic invaders even at scales at which communities are unsaturated. Diversity and Distributions 17: 35-42. pdf.

35. Davies, K. F., B. A. Melbourne, J. L. McClenahan, and T. Tuff. (2011).  Statistical models for monitoring and predicting eVects of climate change and invasion on the free-living insects and a spider from sub-Antarctic Heard Island. Polar Biology 34: 119-125. pdf.

34. Davies, K. F. (2011). Community invasibility: spatial heterogeneity, spatial scale, and productivity. Pages 237-248 in S. P. Harrison and N. Rajakaruna, editors. Serpentine: The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System. University of California Press, Berkeley. pdf.

33. Firn, J. et al. (29 authors) (2011). Abundance of introduced species at home predicts abundance away in herbaceous communities. Ecology Letters 14: 274-281.

32. Anderson, M. J., T. O. Crist, J. M. Chase, M. Vellend, B. D. Inouye, A. L. Freestone, N. J. Sanders, H. V. Cornell, L. S. Comita, K. F. Davies, S. P. Harrison, N. J. B. Kraft, J. C. Stegen, and N. G. Swenson. (2011). Navigating the multiple meanings of b diversity: a roadmap for the practicing ecologist. Ecology Letters 14: 19-28. pdf.

31. Cadotte, M. W., E. T. Borer, E. W. Seabloom, J. Cavender-Bares, W. S. Harpole, E. Cleland, and K. F. Davies. (2010). Phylogenetic patterns differ for native and exotic plant communities across a richness gradient in Northern California. Diversity and Distributions16:892-901. pdf.

30.  Davies K. F., B. A. Melbourne, C. D. James and R. B. Cunningham. (2010). Using traits of species to understand responses to land use change: birds and livestock grazing in the Australian arid zone. Biological Conservation 143: 78-85. pdf.

29. Davies, K. F., M. Holyoak, K. A. Preston, V. A. Offeman, and Q. Lum. (2009.) Factors controlling community structure in heterogeneous metacommunities. Journal of Animal Ecology 78:937-944. Email for pdf.

28. Haddad, N. M., M. Holyoak, T. M. Mata, K. F. Davies, B. A. Melbourne, and K. Preston. (2008). Species' traits predict the effects of disturbance and productivity on diversity. Ecology Letters 11:348-356. pdf.

27. Lau, J. A., A. C. McCall, K. F. Davies, J. W. Wright, J. K. McKay. (2008). Herbivores and edaphic factors constrain the realized niche of a native plant. Ecology. 89: 754-762. pdf.

26. Greenslade P., B. A. Melbourne, K. F. Davies, and M. I. Stevens. (2008). The status of two exotic terrestrial crustacea on sub-Antarctic Macquarie Island. Polar Record 44: 15-23. pdf.

25. Davies, K. F., S. Harrison, H. D. Safford, and J. H. Viers. (2007). Productivity alters the scale dependence of the diversity-invasibility relationship. Ecology 88: 1940-1947. pdf.

24. Davies, K. F., and B. A. Melbourne. (2007). The tails of two geckos tell the story of dispersal in a fragmented landscape. Molecular Ecology 16: 3289-3291. pdf.

23. Melbourne, B. A., H. V. Cornell, K. F. Davies, C. J. Dugaw, S. Elmendorf, A. Freestone, R. Hall, S. Harrison, A. Hastings, M. Holland, M. Holyoak, J. Lambrinos, K. Moore, H. Yokomizo (2007). Invasion in a heterogeneous world: resistance, coexistence or hostile takeover? Ecology Letters 10: 77-94. pdf.

22. Wright, J. W., K. F. Davies, J. A. Lau, A. C. McCall, J. K. McKay (2006). Experimental verification of ecological niche modeling in a heterogeneous environment. Ecology 87: 2433-2439. pdf.

21. Harrison, S., K. F. Davies, H. D. Safford, J. H. Viers (2006). Beta diversity and the scale-dependence of the productivity-diversity relationship: a test in the Californian serpentine flora. Journal of Ecology: 110-117. pdf.

20. Harrison, S., J. B. Grace, K. F. Davies, H. D. Safford, J. H. Viers (2006). Invasion in a diversity hotspot: exotic cover and native richness in the Californian serpentine flora. Ecology: 695-703. pdf.

19. Harrison, S., H. D. Safford, J. B. Grace, J. H. Viers, K. F. Davies (2006). Regional and local species richness in an insular environment: serpentine plants in California. Ecological Monographs 76: 41-56. pdf.

18. Batten, K. M., K. M. Scow, K. F. Davies and S. Harrison (2006). Two invasive plants alter soil microbial community composition in serpentine grasslands. Biological Invasions 8: 217-230. pdf.

17. Davies, K. F., P. Chesson, S. Harrison, B. D. Inouye, B. A. Melbourne, and K. J. Rice (2005). Spatial heterogeneity explains the scale dependence of the native-exotic diversity relationship. Ecology 86:1602-1610. pdf.

16. Davies, K. F., C. R. Margules, and J. F. Lawrence (2005). Metacommunity structure influences the stability of local beetle communities. Pages 170-188 in M. Holyoak, M. A. Leibold and R. D. Holt eds. Metacommunities: Spatial Dynamics and Ecological Communities. Chicago, University of Chicago Press.

15. Boulton, A. M., K. F. Davies and P. S. Ward (2005). Influence of plants, soil and grazing on grassland ant community structure. Environmental Entomology 34: 96-104. pdf.

14. Davies, K. F., C. R. Margules, and J. F. Lawrence (2004). A synergistic effect puts rare specialized species at greater risk of extinction. Ecology 85: 265-271. pdf.

13. Hastings, A., K. Cuddington, K. F. Davies, C. J. Dugaw, S. Elmendorf, A. Freestone, S. Harrison, M. Holland, M. Lambrinos, U. Malvadkar, B. A. Melbourne, K. Moore, C. Taylor, and D. Thomson (2004). The spatial spread of invasions: new developments in theory and evidence. Ecology Letters 8:91-101. pdf.

12. Henle, K., K. F. Davies, M. Kleyer, C. R. Margules and J. Settele (2004). Predictors of species sensitivity to fragmentation. Biodiversity and Conservation 13: 207-251. pdf.

11. Melbourne B. A., K. F. Davies, C. R Margules, D. B. Lindenmayer, D. A. Saunders, C. Wissel, & K. Henle (2004). Species survival in fragmented landscapes: where to from here? Biodiversity and Conservation 13: 275-284. pdf.

10. Davies, K. F., B. A. Melbourne, and C. R. Margules (2001). Effects of within- and between-patch processes on community dynamics in a fragmentation experiment. Ecology 82: 1830-1846. pdf.

9. Davies, K. F., C. Gascon, and C. R. Margules (2001). Habitat Fragmentation: consequences, management and future research priorities. Pages 81-97 in M. E. Soulé and G. H. Orians, editors. Conservation Biology: Research Priorities for the Next Decade. Island Press, Washington.

8. Davies, K. F., and C. R. Margules (2000). The beetles at Wog Wog: a contribution of Coleoptera systematics to an ecological field experiment. Invertebrate Taxonomy 14: 953-956. pdf.

7. Davies, K. F., C. R. Margules, and J. F. Lawrence (2000). Which traits of species predict population declines in experimental forest fragments? Ecology 81: 1450-1461. pdf.

6. Davies, K. F., and B. A. Melbourne (1999). Statistical models of invertebrate distribution on Macquarie Island: a tool to assess climate change and local human impacts. Polar Biology 21: 240-250. pdf.

5. Davies, K. F., and C. R. Margules (1998). Effects of habitat fragmentation on carabid beetles: experimental evidence. Journal of Animal Ecology 67: 460-471. pdf.

4. Margules, C. R., M. P. Austin, K. F. Davies, J. A. Meyers, and A. O. Nicholls (1998). The design of programs to monitor forest biodiversity: lessons from the Wog Wog habitat fragmentation experiment. Pages 183-196 in F. Dallmeier and J. A. Comiskey, editors. Forest Biodiversity Research, Monitoring and Modeling. UNESCO and The Parthenon Publishing Group, New York.

3. Davies, K. F., P. Greenslade, and B. A. Melbourne (1997). The Invertebrates of sub-Antarctic Bishop Island. Polar Biology 17: 455-458. pdf.

2. Margules, C. R., K. F. Davies, J. A. Meyers, and G. A. Milkovits (1995). The responses of some selected arthropods and the frog Crinia signifera to habitat fragmentation. Pages 94-103 in R. A. Bradstock, T. D. Auld, D. A. Keith, R. T. Kingsford, D. Lunney, and D. P. Sivertsen, editors. Conserving Biodiversity: Threats and Solutions. Surrey Beatty & Sons, Chipping Norton.


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