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Coastal Ecology and Conservation at Brown University
   

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books and Monographs

Bertness, M. D. 1999. The Ecology of Atlantic Shorelines. 465 pages, Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts.

Bertness, M. D., S. D. Gaines, and M. Hay (Editors). 2001. Marine Community Ecology. 550 pages, Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts.

Nybakken, J. and M. D. Bertness. 2004. Marine Biology: An Ecological Approach. Sixth edition. Benjamin Cummings.

Bertness, M.D. 2006. Atlantic Shorelines: Natural History and Ecology. Princeton University Press.

B.R. Silliman, E. Grosholz and M. D. Bertness (Editors). 2009. Human Impacts on Salt Marsh Ecosystems: Causes, Consequences and Solutions. University of California Press.

Bertness, M.D., J.F. Bruno, B.R. Silliman, and J.J. Stachowiz (Editors). 2014. Marine Community Ecology and Conservation . Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts.
  

Chapters in Books

Bertness, M. D. and S. C. Pennings. 2000. Spatial Variation in Process and Pattern in Salt Marsh Plant Communities. Pp 39-58, In: Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology, M. Weinstein (ed) Kluwer Press, Boston.

Pennings, S.C. and M. D. Bertness. 2001. Salt Marsh Communities. In: Marine Community Ecology. M. D. Bertness, S.D. Gaines, and M. Hay (Editors). Sinauer Associates, Sunderland Massachusetts.

Bruno, J. and M. D. Bertness. 2001. Positive Interactions, Facilitations and Foundation Species. In: Marine Community Ecology. M. D. Bertness, S. D. Gaines and M. Hay (Editors). Sinauer Associates, Sunderland Massachusetts.

Adam, P., A. Davy, M. D. Bertness and J. Zedler. 2005. Salt Marsh Ecosystems. In: The Environmental Future of Aquatic Ecosystems. N. Pullen (Ed) Cambridge Press.

Sanford, E and M.D. Bertness. 2008. Latitudinal Gradients in Biological Interactions. In Marine Macroecology, J. Witman and G. Roy (Ed), Oxford Press.

Bertness, M.D. and B.R. Silliman. 2009. Shoreline development impacts on salt marsh community process and pattern. In: Human Impacts on Salt Marsh Ecosystems: Causes, Consequences and Solutions. B.R. Silliman, and M.D. Bertness (Eds.) University of California Press

Silliman, B.R. and M.D. Bertness. 2009. Will over fishing lead to salt marsh loss? In: Human Impacts on Salt Marsh Ecosystems: Causes, Consequences and Solutions. B.R. Silliman, and M.D. Bertness (Eds.) University of California Press.

Gedan, KG and MD Bertness. 2010. Human impacts, old and new, push the limits of New England salt marshes. Pp72-79. In: Tidal Marshes of Long Island New York. John Ponte (Ed). Torry Botanical Society.

Bertness, M.D. and B.R. Silliman. 2014. Salt Marsh Communities. In: Marine Community Ecology and Conservation . Bertness, M.D., J.F. Bruno, B.R. Silliman, and J.J. Stachowiz (Eds). Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts.

Bertness, M.D. J.F. Bruno, B.R. Silliman, and J.J. Stachowiz. 2014. A Short History of Marine Ecology. In: Marine Community Ecology and Conservation . Bertness, M.D., J.F. Bruno, B.R. Silliman, and J.J. Stachowiz (Eds). Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, Massachusetts.
  

Referred Journal Articles

2014

Coverdale, T. C., E. W. Young*. C. P. Brisson*, J. P. Donnelly and M. D. Bertness. 2014. Decades of die-off reverse centuries of carbon sequestration and salt marsh accretion. Plos One 9: 3 Article Number: e93296

Bertness, M.D., C. P. Brisson* T. C. Coverdale, M. C. Bevil*, S. M. Crotty* and E. R. Suglia*. 2014 Experimental predator removal causes rapid salt marsh die-off. Ecology Letters 17: 830-835

Bertness, M.D. and Q. He. 2014. Extreme stresses, niches and positive species interactions along stress gradients. Ecology 95 :1437-1443

Bertness, M. D., C. Brisson*, M. Bevil*, and S. Crotty*. 2014. Herbivory drives the spread of salt marsh die-off. Plos One 9: e92916

Bertness, M.D. and C. P. Brisson*. In review. Indirect anthropogenic effects turn off reciprocal feedbacks and decrease resilience in a New England salt marsh. Oecologia

He, Q., M. D. Bertness, T. Coverdale, A. H. Altieri, J. F. Bruno and others. 2014. Escalating economic growth threatens Chinese marine resources and marine ecosystem services. Science Reports 4: 5995. Editor’s Choice at Science

2013

He, Q, M. D. Bertness and A. H. Altieri. 2013. Global shifts towards positive species interactions with increasing environmental stress. Ecology Letters 16: 695-706. Most cited Ecology Letters paper of 2013

Bertness, M. D. and T. C. Coverdale. 2013. An invasive species facilitates the recovery of salt marsh ecosystems on Cape Cod. Ecology 94:1937–1943.

Coverdale T. C., E. E. Axelman*, C. P. Brisson, E. W. Young*, A. H. Altieri and M. D. Bertness. 2013. New England Salt Marsh Recovery: Opportunistic Colonization of an Invasive Species and Its Non-Consumptive Effects. PLoS One 8: e73823. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073823

Silliman B. R, McCoy, M.W., Trussell, G.C, Crain, C.M., Ewanchuk, P. J. and Bertness, M. D. 2013. Non-Linear Interactions between Consumers and Flow Determine the Probability of Plant Community Dominance on Maine Rocky Shores. PLoS ONE 8(8): e67625. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0067625

Coverdale, T. C, A. Altieri and MD. Bertness. 2013. Regional Ontogeny of New England Salt Marsh Die-off. Conservation Biology 27: 1041-1048.

Altieri, A.H., M. D. Bertness, T. C. Coverdale*, N. C. Herrmann*, and E. Axelman*. 2013. Feedbacks underlie the resilience of salt marshes and rapid reversal of consumer-driven die-off. Ecology 94:1647-1657.

Coverdale*, T., N. Herrmann*, A. Altieri and M.D. Bertness. 2013. Synergistic, delayed effects of human impacts on ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 11:69-74. Cover Photo

2012

Coverdale* T.C., A. H. Altieri, and M. D. Bertness. 2012. Above- and belowground herbivory drive New England salt marsh die-off. Ecology 93: 2085-2094

He, Q., B. Cui, M.D. Bertness, and Y. An. 2012. Testing the importance of plant strategies on facilitation using congeners in a coastal community. Ecology in press

Altieri, A.H., M.D. Bertness, T.C. Coverdale*, N.C. Herrmann*, and C. Holdredge*. 2012. Recreational fishing pressure triggers salt marsh die-off. Ecology 93: 1402-1410.

Silliman, B.R., M. D. Bertness , A H. Altieri , J. N. Griffin , M. C. Bazterrica, F. J. Hidalgo, C. M. Crain, V. Reyna. 2012. Whole-Community Facilitation Regulates Biodiversity on Patagonian Rocky Shores. Plos One 6(10): 1-10.

2011

Angelina, C.H., A.H. Altieri, B.R. Silliman and M.D. Bertness. 2011. Interactions among foundation species and their consequences for community organization, biodiversity and conservation. BioScience 61: 782-791.

Gedan KB, Altieri AH, Bertness MD. 2011. Uncertain future of New England salt marshes? Marine Ecology-Progress Series 434:229-237. [PDF]

Gedan, KB, J Bernhardt, MD Bertness and HM Leslie. 2011. Substrate size mediates thermal stress in the rocky intertidal. Ecology 92:576–582. [PDF]

2010

Holdredge, C,  Bertness, MD,  Herrmann, NC, and Gedan, KB. 2010. Fiddler crab control of cordgrass primary production in sandy sediments. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 399: 253-259. [PDF]

Wang, JQ, Zhang, XD,  Jiang, LF,  Bertness, MD,  Fang, CM,  Chen, JK,  Hara, T,  Li, B. 2010. Bioturbation of burrowing crabs promotes sediment turnover and carbon and nitrogen movements in an estuarine salt marsh. Ecosystems 13: 586-599. [PDF]

Holdredge, C,  Bertness, MD,  von Wettberg, E. and  Silliman, BR. 2010. Nutrient enrichment enhances hidden differences in phenotype to drive a cryptic plant invasion. Oikos 164: 479-487. [PDF]

Altieri AH, B.K. van Wesenbeeck BK and M.D. Bertness M.D. 2010. Facilitation cascade drives positive relationship between native biodiversity and invasion success. Ecology 91: 1269-1275. [PDF]

Gedan KB, Bertness MD. 2010. How will warming affect the salt marsh foundation species Spartina patens and its ecological role? Oecologia 164: 479-487. [PDF]

Holdredge, C. and M. D. Bertness. 2010. Litter legacy increases the competitive advantage of invasive Phragmites australis in New England wetlands. Biological Invasions 13: 423-433. [PDF]

2009

Gedan, K. B. and M. D. Bertness. 2009. Experimental warming causes rapid loss of plant diversity in New England salt marshes. Ecology Letters 12: 842-848. [PDF]

Gedan, KB, BR Silliman and MD Bertness. 2009. Centuries of human-driven change in salt marsh ecosystems. Annual Review of Marine Science 1: 117-141. [PDF]

Bertness, M.D. and C. Holdredge*. 2009. Substrate mediates consumer control of salt marsh cordgrass on Cape Cod, New England. Ecology 90: 2108–2117. [PDF]

Holdredge*, C., A. Altieri, and M.D. Bertness. 2009. Role of crab herbivory in die-off of New England salt marshes. Conservation Biology 23: 672–679. [PDF]

Farina, J., V. Renya, BR. Silliman and MD Bertness. 2009. Can conservation biologists rely on established community structure rules to manage novel systems? … Not in salt marshes. Ecological Applications 19: 413-422. [PDF]

Bromberg. K., C.M. Crain and M. D. Bertness. 2009. Small mammal herbivore control of secondary succession in New England tidal marshes. Ecology 90:430–440. [PDF]

2008

Alberti, J., M. Escapa, P. Daleo, O. Iribarne, B. R. Silliman, M. Bertness. 2008. Crab herbivory regulates plant facilitative and competitive processes in Argentinean marshes. Ecology 29: 155- 164. [PDF]

Sala, N.M., M.D. Bertness, and B.R. Silliman. 2008. The dynamics of bottom-up and top-down control in a New England salt marsh. Oikos 117:1050-1056. [PDF]

Bertness, M.D., C.M. Crain, C. Holdredge* and N. Sala. 2008. Eutrophication triggers consumer control of New England salt marsh primary production. Conservation Biology 22: 131-139. [PDF]

Bertness, M.D. and B. R. Silliman. 2008. Human disturbance driven consumer control of salt marshes. Conservation Biology 22:618-623. [PDF]

Crain, C. M., L. K. Albertson, and M. D. Bertness. 2008. Secondary succession dynamics in estuarine marshes across landscape-scale salinity gradients. Ecology 89: 2889-2899. [PDF]

Hidalgo.,F.J, Silliman, B. R., Bazterrica, M.C. and Bertness M. D. 2008. Predation pressure on rocky shores of Patagonia, Argentina. Estuaries and Coasts 30: 886-894. [PDF]

2007

Alberti J, M,Escapa, P Daleo, O Irbartne, B. Silliman and M. Bertness. 2007. Local and geographic variation in grazing intensity by herbivorous crabs in SW Atlantic salt marshes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 349: 235-243. [PDF]

Bazzterrica. M.C., B.R. Silliman, F.J. Hidaldo, C.M. Crain and M.D. Bertness. 2007. Limpet grazing on physically stressful Patagonian rocky shores. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 353: 22-34. [PDF]

Daleo, P. Alberti, J., O. Iribarne, B. R. Silliman, M. Bertness. 2007. Fungal mediated crab facilitation of marsh plant production in Argentinean salt marshes. Ecology Letters 10: 902-908. [PDF]

Halpern, B.S., B.R. Silliman, J.D. Olden, J.P. Bruno, and M.D. Bertness. 2007. Incorporating positive interactions in aquatic restoration and conservation. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5: 153-160. [PDF]

Van Wessenbrek, B., A. Altieri, C. Crain and M.D. Bertness. 2007. Distinct habitat types arise along a continuous hydrodynamic stress gradient due to the interplay of competition and facilitation. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 349:63-71.

Altieri, A, B.R. Silliman, and M. D. Bertness. 2007. Hierarchical organization via a facilitation cascade in intertidal
 cordgrass bed communities.  American Naturalist 169:195-206. [PDF]

2006

Crain, CM and MD Bertness. 2006. Ecosystem engineering across environmental stress gradients: implications for conservation and management. BioScience 56: 211-216. [PDF]

Bertness, M.D. B. R. Silliman, M. C. Bazterrica, M. V. Reyna, F. Hildago and C. M. Crain. 2006. The community structure of western Atlantic Patagonian rocky shores. Ecological Monographs 76: 439-460. [PDF]

Minchinton, T.E., J.C. Simpson, and M.D. Bertness. 2006. Mechanisms of exclusion of native coastal marsh plants by an invasive grass. Journal of Ecology 94: 342-354. [PDF]

2005

Van De Koppel, B.R. Silliman, A. Altieri and M.D. Bertness. 2005. Scale dependent interactions lead to the spatial patterning of cobble beach assemblages. Ecology Letters 9: 45-50. [PDF]

Silliman, B.R., J. Van de Koppel. M.D. Bertness, L. Stanton, and I. Mendelssohn. 2005. Drought, snails, and large-scale die-off of southern U.S. salt marshes. Science 310:1803-1805. [PDF]

Silliman, B.R., M.D. Bertness, C. Mullan, G. Trussell, and P. Ewanchuk. 2005. Mechanisms of consumer control in Gulf of Maine rocky intertidal communities. Oecologia

Wolters, M., J.P Bakker, M.D. Bertness, R.L. Jefferies, and I. Moller. 2005. Salt-marsh erosion and restoration in south-east England: squeezing the evidence requires realignment. Invited commentary. Journal of Applied Ecology 42: 844-851. [PDF]

Bromberg, KD and MD Bertness. 2005. Reconstructing New England salt marsh losses using historical maps. Estuaries 28: 823-832. [PDF]

Crain, C.M. and M.D. Bertness. 2005. Community impacts of a tussock forming sedge: Is ecosystem engineering important in benign habitats. Ecology 86: 2695-2704. [PDF]

Pennings, S.C., M. Bestor-Grant* and M. D. Bertness. 2005. Plant zonation in low-latitude salt marshes: disentangling the roles of flooding, salinity and competition. Journal of Ecology 93:159-167. [PDF]

2004

Fogel, B*, C. M. Crain, and M. D. Bertness. 2004. Community level engineering effects of Triglochin maritima (seaside arrowgrass) in a northern New England salt marsh. Journal of Ecology 92: 589-597. [PDF]

Crain, C. M., B.R. Silliman, S. L. Bertness, and M.D. Bertness. 2004. Physical and biotic drivers of plant distribution across estuarine salinity gradients. Ecology 85: 2539-2549. [PDF]

Silliman, B. R. and M. D. Bertness. 2004. Shoreline development drives the invasion of Phragmites australis and the loss of New England salt marsh plant diversity. Conservation Biology 18: 1424-1434. [PDF]

Bertness, MD, BR Silliman and R. Jefferies. 2004. Salt marshes under siege. American Scientist 92:54-61.

Trussell, G.C., P.J. Ewanchuk, B.R. Silliman, and M.D. Bertness. 2004. Indirect effects mediate consumer control of New England tide pool communities. Oecologia 139: 427-432. [PDF]

Ewanchuk, P. J., and M. D. Bertness.2004. Maintenance of high diversity pans in Northern New England salt marshes. Ecology 85: 1568-1574. [PDF]

Ewanchuk, P. J., and M. D. Bertness. 2004. Structure and organization of a northern New England salt marsh plant community. Journal of Ecology 92:72-85. [PDF]

Bertness, M.D., G. Trussell, P. Ewanchuk and B.R. Silliman. 2004. Do alternate community stable states exist on rocky shores in the Gulf of Maine? A reply. Ecology 85: 1165-1167. [PDF]

Bertness, M.D., Trussell, G.C., Ewanchuk, P.J., Silliman, B.R. and Mullan, C. 2004. Consumer controlled alternate community states on Gulf of Maine rocky shores. Ecology 85: 1321-1331. [PDF]

2003

Trussell, G.C., P.J. Ewanchuk, and M.D. Bertness. 2003. Trait-mediated effects in rocky intertidal food chains: predator risk cues alter prey feeding rates. Ecology 84: 629-640. [PDF]

Ewanchuk, P. J. and M. D. Bertness.2003. Recovery of a northern New England salt marsh plant community from winter icing. Oecologia 136:616-626. [PDF]

Pennings, S. C., E. Selig*, L. Houser*, and M. D. Bertness. 2003. Geographic variation in positive and negative interactions among marsh plants. Ecology 84:1527-1538. [PDF]

Minchinton, Todd E., Bertness, Mark D. 2003: Disturbance-mediated competition and the spread of Phragmites australis in a coastal marsh. Ecological Applications 13: 1400–1416. [PDF]

Bruno, J., J.J. Stackowitz, and M. D. Bertness. 2003. Including positive interactions in ecological theory. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18: 119-125. [PDF]

2002

Bertness, M.D., P. Ewanchuk, and B.R. Silliman. 2002. Anthropogenic modification of New England salt marsh landscapes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 99: 1395-1398. [PDF]

Trussell, G.C., P.J. Ewanchuk, and M.D. Bertness. 2002. Field evidence of trait-mediated indirect interactions in a rocky intertidal food web. Ecology Letters 5: 1-5. [PDF]

Bertness, M.D., G. Trussell, P. Ewanchuk and B.R. Silliman. 2002. Do alternate community stable states exist on rocky shores in the Gulf of Maine? Ecology 83:3434-3448. [PDF]

Silliman, B.R. and M.D. Bertness. 2002. A trophic cascade regulates salt marsh primary production. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 99: 10500-10505. [PDF]

Bertness, M.D. and P. Ewanchuk. 2002. Latitudinal and climate-driven variation in the strength and nature of biological interactions. Oecologia 132: 392-401. [PDF]

2001

Donnelly, J. and M. D. Bertness. 2001. Rapid shoreward encroachment of salt marsh vegetation in response to sea-level rise. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA 98: 14218-14223. [PDF]

Pennings, S. C., E. Siska, and M.D. Bertness. 2001. Latitudinal variation in the palatability of marsh plants. Ecology 82: 1344-1359. [PDF]

Emery, N.*, P. Ewanchuk, and M. D. Bertness. 2001. Nutrients, mechanisms of competition and the zonation of plants across salt marsh landscapes. Ecology 82: 2471-2485. [PDF]

2000 and before

Amsberry, L.*, M. A. Baker, P. J. Ewanchuk and M. D. Bertness. 2000. Clonal integration and the expansion of Phragmites australis into New England salt marsh plant communities. Ecological Applications 10: 1110-1118.

Schmidt, P., D. Rand, and M. D. Bertness. 2000. Environmental heterogeniety and balancing selection in the acorn barnacle Semibalanus balanoides. Proceedings of the Royal Society, Biological Sciences 267: 379-385.

Pennings, S. C. and M. D. Bertness. 1999 Using latitudinal variation to examine effects of climate on coastal salt marsh pattern and process. Proceedings of the OECD Workshop on Global Change and Wetlands. Journal of Biogeochemistry 3:100-111.

Bertness, M. D., G. Leonard, J.M. Levine, and J. F. Bruno. 1999. Climate-driven interactions among rocky intertidal organisms caught between a rock and a hot place. Oecologia 120: 446-450.

Hacker, S.D. and M. D. Bertness. 1999. The role of positive interactions in the plant species diversity of salt marsh plant communities. Ecology 80:2064-2073.

Bertness, M. D.,G. Leonard, J.M. Levine*, P. Schmidt and A. O. Ingraham*. 1999. Habitat modification by algal canopies: Testing the relative contribution of positive and negative interactions in rocky intertidal communities. Ecology 80: 2711-2726.

Leonard, G., P.Ewanchuk, and M. D. Bertness. 1999. How recruitment, interspecific interactions and predation control species borders in a tidal estuary. Oecologia 118: 492-502.

Brewer, J.S., J.M. Levine, and M.D. Bertness.1998. The role of disturbance in the structure and organization of New England marsh plant communities. Journal of Ecology 86:125-136.

Levine J.*, S. D. Hacker and M.D. Bertness. 1998. The influence of nitrogen availability on a positive interaction among marsh plants. Oecologia 117:266-272.

Leonard, G., P. Yund and M.D. Bertness. 1998. Predator induced structural defenses in the blue mussel. Ecology 80: 1-14.

Leonard, G., J.M. Levine*, P. Schmidt and M.D. Bertness. 1998. Flow-generated bottom-up forcing of intertidal community structure in a Maine estuary. Ecology 79: 1395-1411.

Brewer, J. S., J. M. Levine*, and M. D. Bertness. 1997. Effects of biomass removal and elevation on plant species richness in a New England salt marsh. Oikos 80: 333-341.

Levine J.*, S. J. Brewer and M. D. Bertness.1998. Nutrient availability and the zonation of marsh plant communities. Journal of Ecology 86: 285-292.

Bertness M. D., S. D. Gaines and S.M. Yeh*. 1998. Making mountains out of barnacles: the causes and consequences of barnacle hummocks. Ecology 79: 1382-1394.

Harley, C*. and M.D. Bertness. 1997. Structural interdependence in marsh plants: united they stand. Functional Ecology 10: 654-661

Karieva, P. and Bertness, M. D. 1997. Rediscovering the role of positive interactions in communities. Ecology 78: 1960

Bertness M. D. and G. Leonard. 1997. The role of positive interactions in communities: Lessons from the intertidal. Ecology 78: 1978-1989.

Bertness M. D., S. D. Gaines and R. Wahle. 1996. Wind-driven spatial patterns in the settlement of benthic shoreline invertebrates. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 137:103-110.

Hacker, S.D. and M.D. Bertness. 1996. The trophic consequences of a marsh plant positive interaction. American Naturalist 148:559-575.

Brewer, S.D. and M. D. Bertness. 1996. Natural disturbance and the genetic structure of marsh plant populations. Oikos 77: 107-116

Hacker, S.D. and M.D. Bertness. 1995. Morphological and physiological consequences of a positive plant interaction. Ecology 76: 2165-2175.

Hacker, S. D. and M. D. Bertness. 1995. An herbivore paradox: Why salt marsh aphids live in poor quality plants. American Naturalist 145:192-210.

Bertness, M.D. and S.M. Yeh*. 1994. Cooperative and competitive interactions in the recruitment of marsh elders. Ecology 75:2416-2429.

Shumway, S. W. and M. D. Bertness. 1994. Spatial scale effects on secondary succession process and pattern. Ecology 75:564-568.

Bertness, M. D. and R. Callaway. 1994. The role of positive forces in natural communities: a post-cold war perspective. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 9:191-193.

Bertness, M. D. and S. D. Hacker. 1994. Physical stress and positive associations among plants. American Naturalist 144:363-372.

Gaines, S.D. and M.D. Bertness. 1994. Measuring juvenile dispersal: Why field ecologists must learn to integrate. Ecology 74:2430-2435

Sanford, E.*, D. Bermudez*, M.D. Bertness, and S.D. Gaines. 1994. Flow, food supply and the population dynamics of acorn barnacles. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 104: 49-62

Bertness, M.D. and S.W. Shumway. 1993. Competition and facilitation in marsh plants. American Naturalist 142:718-724.

Gaines, S.D. and M.D. Bertness. 1993. Does variable transport generate variable settlement in coastal and estuarine species. In: Changes in Fluxes in Estuaries, K. Dyer and R. Orth (Eds.). Olsen and Olsen Press, London, in press.

Shumway, S.W. and M.D. Bertness. 1992. Salt stress facilitation of seedling recruitment in a salt marsh plant community. Oecologia 92:490-497.

Gaines, S.D. and M.D. Bertness. 1992. Juvenile dispersal in sessile marine species. Nature 360 :579-580.

Bertness, M.D. and S.D. Gaines. 1992. Larval dispersal and local adaptation in acorn barnacles. Evolution 47:316-320.

Bertness, M.D., L. Gaugh*, and S.W. Shumway. 1992. Salt tolerances and the distribution of plants across a New England salt marsh. Ecology 72:1842-1851.

Bertness, M.D., T. Chatkupt*, and K. Wikler*. 1992. Flood tolerances and the distribution of Iva frutescens across New England salt marshes. Oecologia 91:171-178.

Bertness, M.D. 1992. The ecology of New England salt marsh plant communities. American Scientist 80:260-268.

Bertness, M.D., S.D. Gaines, E.G. Stephens*, and P. Yund. 1990. Components of recruitment in populations of acorn barnacles. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 156:199-215.

Yund, P., S.D. Gaines, and M.D. Bertness. 1990. Cylindrical tube traps for larval sampling. Limnology and Oceanography 36:1167-1177.

Stephens, E.G.* and M.D. Bertness. 1990. Mussel facilitation of barnacle survival in a sheltered New England habitat. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 145:33-48.

Bertness, M.D. 1991. Zonation of Spartina spp. in New England salt marshes. Ecology 72:138-148.

Bertness, M.D. 1991. Interspecific interactions among high marsh perennials. Ecology 72:125-137.

Bertness, M.D. 1989. Positive and negative density dependent mortality and the population structure of Balanus balanoides in a sheltered habitat. Ecology 70: 257-268.

Bertness, M.D. 1988. Peat accumulation and the success of marsh plants. Ecology 69: 703-713.

Bertness, M.D., C. Wise*, and A.M. Ellison. 1987. Consumer pressure and seed set in New England marsh perennials. Oecologia 71:191-200.

Bertness, M.D. and A.M. Ellison. 1987. Determinants of pattern in a New England salt marsh plant community. Ecological Monographs 57(2):129-147.

Metcalf, W.*, A.M. Ellison, and M.D. Bertness. 1986. Seedling success and morphology of Spartina alterniflora. Annals of Botany 58:249-258.

Ellison, A., M.D. Bertness and T. Miller*. 1985. Belowground dynamics of the salt marsh cordgrass, Spartina alterniflora. American Journal of Botany 73(11): 1548-1554.

Bertness, M.D. and T. Grosholz*. 1985. Population dynamics of the ribbed mussel, Geukensia demissa: the costs and benefits of a clumped distribution. Oecologia 67:192-204.

Bertness, M.D. 1984. Fiddler crab regulation of Spartina alterniflora production on a New England salt marsh. Ecology 66: 1042-1055.

Bertness, M.D. and T. Miller*. 1984. The distribution and dynamics of Uea pugnax burrows in a New England salt marsh. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 83:211-237.

Hoffman, J.*, J. Katz*, and M.D. Bertness. 1984. Fiddler crab regulation of meiofauna abundance. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 82:161-174.

Kemp, P.* and M.D. Bertness. 1984. Snail shape and growth rates; evidence for plastic shell allometry in Littorina littorea. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 81:811-813.

Bertness, M.D. 1984. Ribbed mussels and the productivity of Spartina alterniflora in a New England salt marsh. Ecology 65:1794-1807.

Bertness, M.D. 1984. Habitat and community modification by an introduced herbivorous snail. Ecology 65: 370-381.

Bertness, M.D., P.O. Yund*, and A. Brown*. 1983. Snail grazing and the abundance of algal crusts on a sheltered New England rocky beach. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 71:147-164.

Bertness, M.D. 1982. Shell utilization, predation pressure and thermal stress in Panamanian hermit crabs: an interoceanic comparison. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 64:159-187.

Bertness, M.D., S.D. Garrity and S.C. Levings. 1981. Predation pressure and gastropod foraging patterns: a latitudinal pattern. Evolution 35: 995-1007.

Bertness, M.D. 1981. Seasonality in hermit crab reproduction in the Bay of Panama. Biotropica 13: 292-300.

Bertness, M.D. 1981. Conflicting advantages in resource utilization: the hermit crab housing dilemma. Amer. Nat. 118:432-437.

Bertness, M.D. 1981. Competitive dynamics of a tropical hermit crab assemblage. Ecology 62: 751-761.

Bertness, M.D. 1981. Predation, physical stress, and the organization of a tropical hermit crab community. Ecology 62: 411-425.

Bertness, M.D. 1981. The influence of shell-type on hermit crab growth rate and clutch size. Crustaceana 40:197-205.

Bertness, M.D. and C. Cunningham*. 1981. Crab predation and gastropod shell architecture. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 50:213-230.

Bertness, M.D. 1981. Pattern and plasticity in tropical hermit crab reproduction. Amer. Nat. 117:754-773.

Bertness, M.D. 1981. Interference, exploitation, and sexual components of competition in hermit crabs. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 49:189-202.

Bertness, M.D. 1980. Shell utilization and preference patterns in hermit crabs from the Bay of Panama. J. exp. mar. Biol. Ecol. 48:1-16.

Bertness, M.D. 1980. Growth and mortality in the ribbed mussel, Geukensia demissa. Veliger 23: 62-69.

Bertness, M.D. 1977. Behavioral and ecological aspects of shore-level size gradients in Thais lamellosa and Thais emarginata. Ecology 58: 86-97.

Bertness, M.D. and D.E. Schneider. 1976. Temperature relations of Puget Sound thaids in reference to intertidal distribution. Veliger 19: 47-58.

*undergraduate co-authors

  

Book Reviews

Animals of the Tidal Marsh. Franklin C. Daiber. American Scientist, 1982, 76:42.

Marine Ecological Processes. Ivan Valiela. Science, 1985, 4703:1083-1084.

Marine Ecology: An experimentalist's perspective. Robert T. Paine. Ecology, 1995

Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology, M. Weinstein (ed) Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 2002

 


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