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June 2016

SEMINAR: Thursday 23 June in Moulis - Sean Connell and Giulia Ghedini, University of Adelaide — "Can trophic interactions buffer community processes to abiotic disturbance? An example of trophic compensation by herbivores on productivity."

AVAILABLE POSITION: PhD fellowship. — "Community stability and turnover in changing environments". For more information:

AVAILABLE POSITION: PhD fellowship. — "General ecosystem models under climate change scenarios and theirconsequences for species interactions, ecosystem productivity andstability". For more information:

PAPER: Thomas T., Moitinho-Silva L., Lurgi M.,Björk J.R., Easson C., Astudillo-Garcia C., Olson J.B., Erwin P.M., Lopez-Legentil S., Luter H., Chaves-Fonnegra A., Costa R., Schupp P.J., Steindler L., Erpenbeck D., Gilbert J., Knight R., Ackermann G., Lopez J.V., Taylor M.W., Thacker R.W., Montoya J.M., Hentschel U. and Webster N.S. (2016) — Diversity, structure and convergent evolution of the global sponge microbiome. Nature Communications , 7:11870. [DOI: 10.1038/ncomms11870]


May 2016

PAPER: Arnoldi J.-F., Haegeman B., Revilla T. and Loreau M. (2016) — Particularity of "Universal resilience patterns in complex networks”. bioRxiv [doi: 10.1101/056218]


SEMINAR:Monday 30 May in Moulis - Andrew Gonzalez, McGill University — "Biodiversity science to meet the challenges of global environmental change."


April 2016

PAPER: Auguères A.-S. and Loreau M. (2016) — Biotic regulation of non-limiting nutrient pools and coupling of biogeochemical cycles. Ecological Modelling 334, 1–7 [doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2016.04.016]


PAPER: Lurgi M., Montoya D. and Montoya J.M (2016) — The effects of space and diversity of interaction types on the stability of complex ecological networks. Theoretical Ecology 9, 3-13 [doi: 10.1007/s12080-015-0264-x]


PAPER: Craven D., Isbell F., Manning P., Connolly J., Bruelheide H., Ebeling A., Roscher C., van Ruijven J., Weigelt A., Wilsey B., Beierkuhnlein C., de Luca E., Griffin J.N., Hautier Y., Hector A., Jentsch A., Kreyling J., Lanta V., Loreau M., Meyer S.T., Mori A.S., Naeem S., Palmborg C., Polley H.W., Reich P.B., Schmid B., Siebenkas A., Seabloom E., Thakur M. P., Tilman D., Vogel A. and Eisenhauer N. (2016) — Plant diversity effects on grassland productivity are robust to both nutrient enrichment and drought. Philosophical Transactions Royal Society [doi: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0277]


March 2016

PAPER: Wang S. and Loreau M. (2016) — Biodiversity and ecosystem stability across scales in metacommunities. Ecology Letters 19, 510–518 [doi: 10.1111/ele.12582]


PAPER: Zhang Y., Loreau M., Lu X., He N., Zhang G. and Han X.I (2016) — Nitrogen enrichment weakens ecosystem stability through decreased species asynchrony and population stability in a temperate grassland. Global Change Biology 22, 1445–1455 [doi: 10.1111/gcb.13140]


February 2016

SEMINAR: Monday 15 February- 11h30 at the CNRS meeeting room in Moulis. Biodiversity – Ecosystem Functioning: a view from the decomposer system - Stephan Hättenschwiler - Centre d’Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CEFE, CNRS, Montpellier, France


December 2015

PRESS ARTICLE: Portalier S.M.J., Cherif M., Zhang L., Fussmann G.F. and Loreau M. (2015) — Size-related effects of physical factors on phytoplankton communities. Ecological Modelling [DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.12.003]


November 2015

PRESS ARTICLES


Loreau M. —Réduire les émissions de carbone, ou sauver la vie sur Terre? Le Huffington Post. Nov. 2015


Loreau M. —L’impact du réchauffement sur les espèces se confirme L’Exploreur- Nov. 2015, pages 16 – 17


PAPER: Arnoldi J.-F., Loreau M. and Haegeman B. (2015) — Resilience, reactivity and variability: A mathematical comparison of ecological stability measures. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 89, 47 – 59 [DOI: 10.1016/j.jtbi.2015.10.012]


October 2015

PAPER: Isbell F., Craven D., Connolly J., Loreau M., Schmid B., Beierkuhnlein C., Bezemer T.M., Bonin C., Bruelheide H., de Luca E., Ebeling A., Griffin J.N., Guo Q., Hautier Y., Hector A., Jentsch A., Kreyling J., Lanta V., Manning P., Meyer S.T., Mori A., Naeem S., Niklaus P.A. , Polley H.W., Reich P.B., Roscher C., Seabloom E., Smith M.D., Thakur M.P., Tilman D., Tracy B.F., van der Putten W.H., van Ruijven J., Weigelt A., Weisser W.W., Wilsey B and Eisenhauer N. (2015) — Biodiversity increases the resistance of ecosystem productivity to climate extremes. Nature, page 574, vol. 526 [DOI: 10.1038/nature15374]

PAPER: Tekwa E., Nguyen D., Juncker D., Gonzalez A. and Loreau M. (2015) — Patchiness in a microhabitat chip affects evolutionary dynamics of bacterial cooperation. The Royal Society of Chemistry - Lab Chip. 15, 3723 [DOI: 10.1039/c5lc00576k]


PAPER: Marleau J., Guichard F. and Loreau M. (2015) — Emergence of nutrient co-limitation through movement in stoichiometric meta-ecosystems. Ecology Letters, 18: 1163–1173 [DOI: 10.1111/ele.12495]


PAPER: Wang S., Haegeman B. and Loreau M. (2015) — Dispersal and metapopulation stability. PeerJ , 3:e1295 [DOI: 10.7717/peerj.1295]


September 2015

PAPER: N. Mouquet, M. Loreau & etc. (2015) — Predictive ecology in a changing world. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52: 1293–1310 [DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12482]


PAPER: A. J. Richards, A. Herrel & C. Bonneaud (2015) — htsint: a Python library for sequencing pipelines that combines data through gene set generation. BMC Bioinformatics, 16:307 [DOI: 10.1186/s12859-015-0729-3]


PAPER: Hatton, I.A., McCann, K.S., Fryxell, J.M., Davies, T.J., Smerlak, M., Sinclair, A.R.E., & Loreau, M. , (2015) — The predator-prey power law: Biomass scaling across terrestrial and aquatic biomes. Science, 349 (6252), aac6284 [DOI:10.1126/science.aac6284]


August 2015

PAPER: K. Verheyen, M. Loreau, etc (2015) — Contributions of a global network of tree diversity experiments to sustainable forest plantations. Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences. 12 August 2015 [DOI: 10.1007/s13280-015-0685-1]

PAPER: De Roissart, A., Wang, S., & Bonte, D. (2015) — Spatial and spatiotemporal variation in metapopulation structure affects population dynamics in a passively dispersing arthropod. Journal of Animal Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12400.


July 2015

OPENING: PhD position in theoretical ecology: "Biodiversity and ecosystem stability in a changing world: a multi-scale approach". For details click on the logo


June 2015

PAPER: Shanafelt, D.W., Dieckmann, U., Jonas, M., Franklin, O., Loreau, M., & Perrings, C. (2015) — Biodiversity, productivity, and the spatial insurance hypothesis revisited. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 380: 426-435.

PAPER: Tekwa, E.W., Gonzalez, A. & Loreau, M. (2015) — Local densities connect spatial ecology to game, multilevel selection and inclusive fitness theories of cooperation. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 380: 414-425.


May 2015

SEMINAR: Pierre Legendre, Université de Montréal. "Partitioning beta diversity in landscape ecology and genetics"
May 20th at 11:30 am, conference room, accommodation building - SEEM

BOOK CHAPTER: Leroux, S. J. & Loreau, M. (2015) —Theoretical perspectives on bottom-up and top-down interactions across ecosystems. In Trophic Ecology: Bottom-Up and Top-Down Interactions across Aquatic and Terrestrial Systems, T. C. Hanley & K. J. La Pierre Eds, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 3-27.


March 2015

PAPER: Wang, S., Chen, A., Pacala, S.W. and Fang J. (2015) — Density-dependent speciation alters the structure and dynamics of neutral communities Journal of Theoretical Biology. 372: 128–134.

PAPER: Auguères, A.-S. & Loreau, M. (2015) — Can organisms regulate global biogeochemical cycles? Ecosystems. 18: 813–825.

PAPER: Mellard J.P., de Manzancourt C.& Loreau, M., (2015) — Evolutionary responses to environmental change: trophic interactions affect adaptation and persistence. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 282: 20141351.

PAPER: Prosnier, L., Loreau, M.& Hulot, F.D. (2015) — Modeling the direct and indirect effects of copper on phytoplankton-zooplankton interactions. Aquatic Toxicology. 162: 73-81.

SEMINAR: Rafael Reuveny, Indiana University. "Environmental decline and historical social collapse: Would technological progress and foresight have Mattered?
March 17th at 11:30 am, conference room at the accommodation building - SEEM


February 2015

PAPER: Isbell, F., Tilman D., Polasky S. & Loreau, M., (2015) — The biodiversity-dependent ecosystem service debt. Ecology Letters, 18: 119-134.

PAPER: Auguères, A.-S. & Loreau, M. (2015) — Regulation of Redfield ratios in deep ocean. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 29: 254-266.

PAPER: Revilla, T. A. & Encinas-Viso, F. (2015) — Dynamical transitions in a pollination-herbivory interaction: a conflict between mutualism and antagonism. Plos One. 10(2): e0117964.

WORKSHOP on Biodiversity organized with ANAEE-France (held in french). learn more ...
Station d'Ecologie Expérimentale de Moulis, february 16th-18th 2015


January 2015

PAPER: Revilla, T. A., Encinas-Viso, F. &Loreau, M. (2015) — Robustness of mutualistic networks under phenological change and habitat destruction. Oikos. 124: 22–32.

PAPER: Haegeman, B. & Loreau, M., (2015). — A graphical-mechanistic approach to spatial resource competition. The American Naturalist, 185: E1-E13.