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2013, & in press

Wolkovich, E. M., Davies, T. J., Schaefer, H., Cleland, E. E., Cook, B. I., Travers, S. E. , Willis, C. G. & C. C. Davis. 2013. Temperature-dependent shifts in phenology contribute to the success of exotic species with climate change. American Journal of Botany 100(7): 1407-1421. (pdf // data)

Pau, S., Wolkovich, E. M., Cook, B. I., Nytch, C., Regetz, J., Zimmerman, J. K. & S. J. Wright. 2013. Clouds and temperature drive dynamic changes in tropical flower production. Nature Climate Change 3: 838-842. (article // HGB)

Davies, T.J., E. M. Wolkovich & 16 other co-authors. 2013. Phylogenetic conservatism in plant phenology. Journal of Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12154.

Wolkovich, E. M. , B. I. Cook & T. J. Davies. in press at New Phytologist. Progress towards an interdisciplinary science of plant phenology: Building predictions across space, time and species diversity.


Wolkovich, E.M. & 18 co-authors. 2012. Warming experiments underpredict plant phenological responses to climate change. Nature 485 (7399): 494-497. (Article, Forum, recommended by Faculty of 1000)

Wolkovich, E. M., Regetz, J. & M. I. O’Connor. 2012 Advances in global change research require open science by individual researchers (pdf). Global Change Biology 18(7): 2102-2110.

Cook, B.I., Wolkovich, E.M. & C. Parmesan. 2012 Divergent responses to spring and winter warming drive community level flowering trends. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109(3): 9000-9005. (article)

Cleland, E. E., J. M. Allen, T. M. Crimmins, J. A. Dunne, S. Pau, S. E. Travers, E. S. Zavaleta & E. M. Wolkovich. 2012 Phenological tracking enables positive species responses to climate change. Ecology 93(8): 1765-1771. (article // data)

Pau, S, Gillespie, T.W., & E.M. Wolkovich. 2012. Dissecting NDVI-species richness relationships in Hawaiian dry forests. Journal of Biogeography 39(9): 1678-1686.

Davies, T.J., Kraft, N.B.J., Salamin, N. & E. M. Wolkovich. 2012. Incompletely resolved phylogenetic trees inflate estimates of phylogenetic conservatism. Ecology 93(2): 242-247. (abstract)

Wainwright, C.E., Wolkovich, E.M. & E.E. Cleland. 2012. Seasonal priority effects: implications for invasion and restoration in a semi-arid system. Journal of Applied Ecology, 49(1): 234-241. (pdf, recommended by Faculty of 1000)

Craine, J. M., E. M. Wolkovich, & E. G. Towne. 2012. The roles of shifting and filtering in generating community-level flowering phenology. Ecography 35. (early-view)

Cook, B. I., Wolkovich, E. M. & 17 co-authors. 2012. Ecosystems. Sensitivity of spring phenology to warming across temporal and spatial climate gradients in two independent databases. (pdf // PEP & NECTAR data)


Craine, J. M., Wolkovich, E. M., Towne, E. G. & S. W. Kembel. 2011. Flowering phenology as a functional trait. New Phytologist, 193: 673-682. (pdf)

Wolkovich, E.M. & E.E. Cleland. 2011. The phenology of plant invasions: A community ecology perspective. Frontiers in Ecology & the Environment 9(5): 287-294. (pdf // data, recommended by Faculty of 1000

Pau*, S., Wolkovich*, E.M., Cook, B.I., Davies, T.J., Kraft, N.J.B., Bolmgren, K., Betancourt, J. & E.E. Cleland. 2011. Predicting phenology by integrating ecology, evolution and climate science. *Both authors contributed equally to this work. Global Change Biology 17: 3633-3643. (pdf // data)

Wilson, E.E. & E. M. Wolkovich. 2011. Scavenging: How carnivores and carrion structure communities. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 26(3): 129-135. *Both authors contributed equally to this work. (pdf//data & code)

Firn, J. & 32 co-authors (Wolkovich, E.M. co-author) 2011. Abundance of introduced species at home predicts abundance away in herbaceous communities. Ecology Letters 14(3):247-281. (Publication from Nutrient Network. Assisted with writing, editing and statistical analyses.) (pdf)


Wolkovich E.M. 2010. Non-native plant litter enhances grazing arthropod assemblages by increasing native shrub growth. Ecology 91(3): 756-766. (pdf // data)

Wolkovich E.M., Lipson, D.A., Virginia, R.A., Bolger, D.T., & K.L. Cottingham. 2010. Grass invasion causes rapid increases in ecosystem carbon and nitrogen storage in a semi-arid shrubland. Global Change Biology 16(4): 1352-1365. (pdf // data)

Wolkovich, E.M. 2010 Defining and re-defining invasion biology (book review). Journal of Vegetation Science 21(4): 804-806. (pdf)


Wolkovich E.M., D.T. Bolger & D.A. Holway. 2009. Complex responses to invasive grass litter by ground arthropods in a Mediterranean shrub ecosystem. Oecologia 161(4): 697-708. (pdf // data)

Wolkovich, E. M., D.T. Bolger & K.L. Cottingham. 2009. Invasive grass litter facilitates native shrubs through abiotic effects. Journal of Vegetation Science 20(6): 1121-1132. (pdf // data)


Buchholtz, E.A., Wolkovich E.M. & Cleary, R.J. 2005. Vertebral osteology and complexity in Lagenorhynchus acutus (Delphinidae) with comparison to other Delphinoid genera. Marine Mammal Science 21:411-428. (link)

In review, revision or final preparation

Regetz, J. Davies, T. J., Wolkovich, E. M., Bolmgren, K. & B. J. McGill. In revision, Systematic Biology. Phylogenetically weighted regression: a method for modeling non-stationarity on evolutionary trees.

Wolkovich, E.M., Allesina, S., Cottingham, K.L., Moore, J.C. & C. de Mazancourt. In review, Ecology. Linking the green and brown worlds: The prevalence and effect of multi-channel feeding in food webs.

Francis, T., Wolkovich, E.M., Scheuerell, M.D., Katz, S., Holmes, E. & S.E. Hampton. In review, Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Shifting drivers and changing interactions: Detecting regime, driver and interaction changes using moving-window autoregressive models. *Both authors contributed equally to work.

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