See also my Google Scholar profile for an always-updated list.
Otherwise, below, click article names for link to papers. Email me if you would like a PDF version and don’t have access to paywalled articles.
Gounand I., Little C.J., Harvey E., Altermatt F. Worldwide cross-ecosystem carbon subsidies and their contribution to ecosystem functioning. BioRxiv doi: 10.1101/271809.
Fronhofer E.A., Legrand D., Bottom-up and top-down control of dispersal across major organismal groups. Nature Ecology & Evolution., , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
- Data and code are available at the Zenodo repository
- Nature Ecology & Evolution published a News and Views piece on this experiment
- You can read lead author Emanuel Fronhofer’s post on the Nature Ecology & Evolution Community blog about how the project came to fruition
Bjorkman A.D., Myers-Smith I.H., Elmendorf S.C., Normand S., … Little C.J.… et al (104 authors). Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology & Biogeography.
- The trait database is maintained and available at the TundraTraitTeam GitHub repository
Bjorkman A.D., Myers-Smith I.H., Elmendorf S.C., Normand S., … Little C.J.… et al (129 authors). Plant functional trait change across a warming tundra biome. Nature 562:57-62.
- Trait data from this paper are part of the TRY database: https://www.try-db.org/
- Most community composition data is available in the BioTIME database: https://synergy.st-andrews.ac.uk/biotime/biotime-database/
- Tundra Trait Team data and script to clean it is on the ShrubHub GitHub repository
- Lead author Anne Bjorkman wrote a blog post for the Nature Ecology & Evolution Community about the 20,000 hours of work it took to produce the paper
- Press coverage: BBC, Newsweek, Aftenposten, SwissInfo, UN Environment,
Little C.J. and Altermatt F. Landscape configuration alters spatial arrangement of terrestrial-aquatic subsidies in headwater streams. Landscape Ecology 33:1519–1531.
- Data from this paper is available on Dryad; DOI: 10.5061/dryad.j675k0j
Little C.J. & Altermatt F. Species turnover and invasion of dominant freshwater invertebrates alter biodiversity-ecosystem function relationship. Ecological Monographs 88:461-480.
- Data from this paper is available on Dryad; DOI: 10.5061/dryad.78g8h50
- Winner of the ESA Student Section “Outstanding Student Research” award
- Press release from Eawag about this research and the Proceedings B paper (see below): “Non-natives consume less than native species”
Little C.J. and Altermatt F. Do priority effects outweigh environmental filtering in a guild of dominant freshwater macroinvertebrates? Proceedings of the Royal Society B: 285:20180205.
- Data from this paper is available on Dryad; DOI: 10.5061/dryad.75jq1
- My interview on the Royal Society Publishing Blog about this research: “A preprint success story: amphipod habitat”
Datry T., Foulquier A., Corti R., von Schiller D., … Little C.J., … Zak D., Zarfl C., & Zoppini A (94 authors). A global analysis of terrestrial plant litter dynamics in non-perennial waterways. Nature Geoscience 11:497–503.
- Data from this paper is available on Figshare; DOI: 10.6084/m9.figshare.6078734.v2
Gounand I., Harvey E., Little C.J., Altermatt F. Meta-ecosystems 2.0: Rooting the Theory into the Field. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 33:36-46.
Gounand I., Harvey E., Little C.J., Altermatt F. On Embedding Meta-ecosystems into a Socioecological Framework: A Reply to Renaud et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 33:484-486.
Little C.J., Chapuis M.-P., Blondin L., Chapuis E., Jourdan-Pineau H. (2017) Exploring the relationship between tychoparthenogenesis and inbreeding depression in the Desert Locust, Schistocerca gregaria. Ecology & Evolution 7:6003–6011.
Harvey E., Gounand I., Little C.J., Fronhofer E.A., Altermatt F. (2017) Upstream trophic structure modulates downstream community dynamics via resource subsidies. Ecology & Evolution 7:5724–5731.
- Data and code from this paper is available on GitHub; link here
Little C.J., Cutting H.B.U., Alatalo J.M., Cooper E. (2017) Short-term herbivory has long-term consequences in warmed and ambient high Arctic tundra. Environmental Research Letters 12:025001.
- Data from this paper is available on Dryad; DOI: 10.5061/dryad.2m1k2
Pfeifer-Meister L., Bridgham S.D., Reynolds L.L., Goklany M.E., Wilson H.E., Little C.J., Ferguson A., Johnson B.R. (2016) Climate change alters plant biogeography in Mediterranean prairies along the West Coast, USA. Global Change Biology 22:845-855.
Little C.J., Wheeler J.A., Sedlacek J., Cortés A.J., Rixen C. (2016) Small-scale drivers: the importance of nutrient availability and snowmelt timing on performance of the alpine shrub Salix herbacea. Oecologia.
Little C.J., Jägerbrand A.K., Molau U., Alatalo J.M. (2015) Community and species-specific responses to simulated global change in two subarctic-alpine plant communities. Ecosphere
Alatalo J.M., Little C.J., Jägerbrand A.K., Molau U. (2015) Vascular plant abundance and diversity in an alpine heath under observed and simulated global change. Scientific Reports 5:10197.
Alatalo J.M., Little C.J., Jägerbrand A.K., Molau U. (2014) Dominance hierarchies, diversity and species richness of vascular plants in an alpine meadow: contrasting short and medium term responses to simulated global change. PeerJ 2:e406
Alatalo J.M. and Little C.J. (2014). Simulated global change: contrasting short and medium term growth and reproductive responses of a common alpine/Arctic cushion plant to experimental warming and nutrient enhancement. SpringerPlus 3:157.
Pfeifer-Meister L., Bridgham S.D., Little C.J., Reynolds L., Goklany M.E., and Johnson B.R. (2013). Pushing the limit: experimental evidence of climate effects on plant range distributions. Ecology 94:2131-2137.