Overexploitation

We use unintended experiments such as the loss or reintroduction or a species to understand the impacts of human exploitation on natural food webs.

 

Relevant Publications

Levi, T., Kilpatrick, A.M., Mangel, M. & Wilmers, C.C. 2012. Deer, predators, and the emergence of Lyme disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109: 10942-10947. (PDF)

Levi, T. & Wilmers, C.C. 2012. Wolves-coyotes-foxes: a cascade among carnivores. Ecology 93: 921-929. (PDF)

Levi, T., Shepard, G., Ohl-Schacherer, J., Wilmers, C.C., Peres, C. & Yu, D. 2011. Spatial tools for modeling the sustainability of subsistence hunting in tropical forests. Ecological Applications 21: 1802-1818. (PDF)

Kinnison, M.T., Palkovacs, E.P., Darimont, C.T., Carlson, S.M., Paquet, P.C. & Wilmers, C.C. 2009. Some cautionary notes on fisheries evolutionary impact assessments. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106: E115 (PDF)

Zavaleta, E., Pasari, J., Moore, J., Hernandez, D., Suttle, K. B. & Wilmers, C.C. 2009. Ecosystem responses to community disassembly. The Year in Ecology and Conservation Biology: Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1162: 311–333. (PDF)

Darimont, C.T., Carlson, S.M., Kinnison, M.T., Paquet, P.C., Reimchen, T.E. & Wilmers, C.C. 2009. Reply to Koons: Harvest related trait change in an increasingly variable world. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: E33. (PDF)

Darimont, C.T., Carlson, S.M., Kinnison, M.T., Paquet, P.C., Reimchen, T.E. & Wilmers, C.C. 2009. Human predators outpace other agents of trait change. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 952-954. (PDF)

Wilmers, C.C., & Getz, W.M. (2004). Simulating the effects of wolf-elk population dynamics on resource flow to scavengers in Yellowstone National Park. Ecological Modelling 177: 193-208. (PDF)

Getz, W.M., & Wilmers, C.C. (2004). A local nearest-neighbor convex-hull construction of home ranges and utilization distributions. Ecography 27: 489-505. (PDF)

Wilmers, C.C., Crabtree, R.L., Smith, D., Murphy, K.M., & Getz, W.M. (2003) Trophic facilitation by introduced top predators: gray wolf subsidies to scavengers in Yellowstone National Park. Journal of Animal Ecology 72: 909-916. (PDF)

Wilmers, C. C., Stahler, D.R., Crabtree, R.L., Smith, D.W.& Getz, W.M. (2003) Resource dispersion and consumer dominance: scavenging at wolf- and hunter-killed carcasses in Greater Yellowstone, USA. Ecology Letters 6: 996-1003. (PDF)

Wilmers, C.C., Sinha, S., & Brede, M. (2002) Examining the effects of species richness on community stability: an assembly model approach. Oikos 99: 363-367. (PDF)

 

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