Prof Jonathan Chase

Head of Research Group
Biodiversity Synthesis

iDiv publications


A. T. Clark, J.-F. Arnoldi, Y. R. Zelnik, G. Barabas, D. Hodapp, C. Karakoç, S. König, V. Radchuk, I. Donohue, A. Huth, C. Jacquet, C. de Mazancourt, A. Mentges, D. Nothaaß, L. G. Shoemaker, F. Taubert, T. Wiegand, S. Wang, J. M. Chase, M. Loreau, S. Harpole

(2021): General statistical scaling laws for stability in ecological systems. Ecology Letters

E. W. Seabloom, E. Batzer, J. M. Chase, W. Stanley Harpole, P. B. Adler, S. Bagchi, J. D. Bakker, I. C. Barrio, L. Biederman, E. H. Boughton, M. N. Bugalho, M. C. Caldeira, J. A. Catford, P. Daleo, N. Eisenhauer, A. Eskelinen, S. Haider, L. M. Hallett, I. Svala Jónsdóttir, K. Kimmel, M. Kuhlman, A. MacDougall, C. D. Molina, J. L. Moore, J. W. Morgan, R. Muthukrishnan, T. Ohlert, A. C. Risch, C. Roscher, M. Schütz, G. Sonnier, P. M. Tognetti, R. Virtanen, P. A. Wilfahrt, E. T. Borer

(2021): Species loss due to nutrient addition increases with spatial scale in global grasslands. Ecology Letters

G. Latombe, D. M. Richardson, M. A. McGeoch, R. Altwegg, J. A. Catford, J. M. Chase, F. Courchamp, K. J. Esler, J. M. Jeschke, P. Landi, J. Measey, G. F. Midgley, H. O. Minoarivelo, J. G. Rodger, C. Hui

(2021): Mechanistic reconciliation of community and invasion ecology. Ecosphere

L. Gooriah, S. A. Blowes, A. Sagouis, J. Schrader, D. N. Karger, H. Kreft, J. M. Chase

(2021): Synthesis reveals that island species–area relationships emerge from processes beyond passive sampling. Global Ecology and Biogeography

L. Korell, H. Auge, J. M. Chase, W. S. Harpole, T. M. Knight

(2021): Responses of plant diversity to precipitation change are strongest at local spatial scales and in drylands. Nature Communications

P. Keil, T. Wiegand, A. B. Tóth, D. J. McGlinn, J. M. Chase

(2021): Measurement and analysis of interspecific spatial associations as a facet of biodiversity. Ecological Monographs

R. van Klink, D. E. Bowler, O. Comay, M. M. Driessen, S. K. M. Ernest, A. Gentile, F. Gilbert, K. B. Gongalsky, J. Owen, G. Pe'er, I. Pe'er, V. H. Resh, I. Rochlin, S. Schuch, A. B. Swengel, S. R. Swengel, T. J. Valone, R. Vermeulen, T. Wepprich, J. L. Wiedmann, J. M. Chase

(2021): InsectChange: a global database of temporal changes in insect and arachnid assemblages. Ecology

S. D. Jurburg, P. Keil, B. K. Singh, J. M. Chase

(2021): All together now: Limitations and recommendations for the simultaneous analysis of all eukaryotic soil sequences. Molecular Ecology Resources

Blowes, S. A., Chase, J. M., Di Franco, A., Frid, O., Gotelli, N. J., Guidetti, P., Knight, T. M., May, F., McGlinn, D. J., Micheli, F., Sala, E., Belmaker, J.

(2020): Mediterranean marine protected areas have higher biodiversity via increased evenness, not abundance. Journal of Applied Ecology

Chase, J. M., Blowes, S. A., Knight, T. M., Gerstner, K., May, F.

(2020): Ecosystem decay exacerbates biodiversity loss with habitat loss. Nature

Chase, J. M., Jeliazkov, A., Ladouceur, E., Viana, D. S.

(2020): Biodiversity conservation through the lens of metacommunity ecology.

Craven, D., M. T. van der Sande, C. Meyer, K. Gerstner, J. M. Bennett, D. P. Giling, J. Hines, H. R. P. Phillips, F. May, K. H. Bannar-Martin, J. M. Chase, P. Keil

(2020): A cross-scale assessment of productivity-diversity relationships. Global Ecology and Biogeography

Gooriah, L. D., Davidar, P., Chase, J. M.

(2020): Species–area relationships in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands emerge because rarer species are disproportionately favored on larger islands. Ecology and Evolution

Jeliazkov, A., Mijatovic, D., ..., Klink, R. v., Villéger, S., Wegman, R., Westgate, M. J., Wolff, J., Żarnowiec, J., Zolotarev, M., Chase, J. M.

(2020): A global database for metacommunity ecology, integrating species, traits, environment and space. Scientific Data

Korell, L., Auge, H., Chase, J. M., Harpole, W. S., Knight, T. M.

(2020): We need more realistic climate change experiments for understanding ecosystems of the future. Global Change Biology

Ladouceur, E., Stanley Harpole, W., Blowes, S. A., Roscher, C., Auge, H., Seabloom, E. W., Chase, J. M.

(2020): Reducing dispersal limitation via seed addition increases species richness but not above-ground biomass. Ecology Letters

May, F., Wiegand, T., Huth, A., Chase, J. M.

(2020): Scale-dependent effects of conspecific negative density dependence and immigration on biodiversity maintenance. Oikos

McGlinn, D. J., T. Engel, S. A. Blowes, N. J. Gotelli, T. M. Knight, B. J. McGill, N. J. Sanders, J. M. Chase

(2020): A multiscale framework for disentangling the roles of evenness, density, and aggregation on diversity gradients. Ecology

Mentges, A., Blowes, S. A., Hodapp, D., Hillebrand, H., Chase, J. M.

(2020): Effects of site-selection bias on estimates of biodiversity change. Conservation Biology

Thompson, P. L., Guzman, L. M., De Meester, L., Horvath, Z., Ptacnik, R., Vanschoenwinkel, B., Viana, D. S., Chase, J. M.

(2020): A process-based metacommunity framework linking local and regional scale community ecology. Ecology Letters

van Klink, R., Bowler, D. E., Gongalsky, K. B., Swengel, A. B., Gentile, A., Chase, J. M.

(2020): Meta-analysis reveals declines in terrestrial but increases in freshwater insect abundances. Science

Blowes, S. A., Supp, S. R., Antão, L. H., Bates, A., Bruelheide, H., Chase, J. M., ..., Winter, M., Bjorkman, A. D., Bowler, D. E., ..., Hines, J., Isbell, F., Jones, H. P., Navarro, L. M. et al.

(2019): The geography of biodiversity change in marine and terrestrial assemblages. Science

Chase, J. M., Liebergesell, M., Sagouis, A., May, F., Blowes, S. A., et al.

(2019): FragSAD: A database of diversity and species abundance distributions from habitat fragments. Ecology

Chase, J. M., McGill, B. J., Thompson, P. L., Antão, L. H., Bates, A. E., Blowes, S. A., Dornelas, M., Gonzalez, A., Magurran, A. E., Supp, S. R., Winter, M., Bjorkman, A. D., Bruelheide, H., Byrnes, J. E. K., Cabral, J. S., Elahi, R., Gomez, C., Guzman, H. M., Isbell, F., Myers-Smith, I. H., Jones, H. P., Hines, J., Vellend, M., Waldock, C., O'Connor, M.

(2019): Species richness change across spatial scales. Oikos

Craven, D., T. M. Knight, K. E. Barton, L. Bialic-Murphy,  J. M. Chase

(2019): Dissecting macroecological and macroevolutionary patterns of forest biodiversity across the Hawaiian archipelago. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Gooriah, L. D., Chase, J. M

(2019): Sampling effects drive the species–area relationship in lake zooplankton. Oikos

Horváth, Z., Ptacnik, R., Vad, C. F., Chase, J. M.

(2019): Habitat loss over six decades accelerates regional and local biodiversity loss via changing landscape connectance. Ecology Letters

Keil, P., Chase, J. M.

(2019): Global patterns and drivers of tree diversity integrated across a continuum of spatial grains. Nature Ecology & Evolution

Korell, L., Auge, H., Chase, J. M., Harpole, W. S., Knight, T. M.

(2019): Understanding plant communities of the future requires filling knowledge gaps. Global Change Biology

May, F., Rosenbaum, B., Schurr, F. M., Chase, J. M.

(2019): The geometry of habitat fragmentation: Effects of species distribution patterns on extinction risk due to habitat conversion. Ecology and Evolution

McGill, B. J., Chase, J. M., et al.

(2019): Unifying macroecology and macroevolution to answer fundamental questions about biodiversity. Global Ecology and Biogeography

McGlinn, D. J., Xiao, X., May, F., Gotelli, N. J., Engel, T., Blowes, S. A., Knight, T. M., Purschke, O., Chase, J. M., McGill, B. J.

(2019): Measurement of Biodiversity (MoB): A method to separate the scale-dependent effects of species abundance distribution, density, and aggregation on diversity change. Methods in Ecology and Evolution

Shoemaker, L. G., Sullivan, L. L., Donohue, I., Cabral, J. S., ...., Chase, J. M., Chu, C., Harpole, W. S., Huth, A., ..., May, F., ..., Wiegand, T., Yang, Q., Abbott, K. C.

(2019): Integrating the underlying structure of stochasticity into community ecology. Ecology

Viana, D. S., Chase, J. M.

(2019): Spatial scale modulates the inference of metacommunity assembly processes. Ecology

Bannar-Martin, K. H., Kremer, C. T., Ernest, M., Leibold, M. A., Auge, H., Chase, J., Declerck, S. A. J., Eisenhauer, N., Harpole, S., Hillebrand, H., Isbell, F., Koffel, T., Larsen, S., Narwani, A., Petermann, J. S., Roscher, C., Cabral, J. S., Supp, S. R.

(2018): Integrating community assembly and biodiversity to better understand ecosystem function: the Community Assembly and the Functioning of Ecosystems (CAFE) approach. Ecology Letters

Chase, J. M., McGill, B. J., McGlinn, D. J., May, F., Blowes, S. A., Xiao, X., Knight, T. M., Purschke, O., Gotelli, N. J.

(2018): Embracing scale-dependence to achieve a deeper understanding of biodiversity and its change across communities. Ecology Letters

Craven, D., Knight, T. M., Barton, K. E., Bialic-Murphy, L., Cordell, S., Giardina, C. P., Gillespie, T. W., Ostertag, R., Sack, L., Chase, J. M.

(2018): OpenNahele: the open Hawaiian forest plot database. Biodiversity Data Journal

Hillebrand, H., Blasius, B., Borer, E. T., Chase, J. M., Downing, J., Eriksson, B. K., Filstrup, C. T., Harpole, W. S., Hodapp, D., Larsen, S., et al.

(2018): Biodiversity change is uncoupled from species richness trends: consequences for conservation and monitoring. Journal of Applied Ecology

Keil, P., Pereira, H. M., Cabral, J. S., Chase, J. M., May, F., Martins, I. S., Winter, M.

(2018): Spatial scaling of extinction rates: Theory and data reveal nonlinearity and a major upscaling and downscaling challenge. Global Ecology and Biogeography

Larsen, S., Chase, J. M., Durance, I., Ormerod, S. J.

(2018): Lifting the veil: richness measurements fail to detect systematic biodiversity change over three decades. Ecology

Leibold, M. A., Chase, J. M.

(2018): Metacommunity Ecology. In: (Eds.) Princeton University Press

May, F., Gerstner, K., McGlinn, D. J., Xiao, X., Chase, J. M.

(2018): mobsim: An R package for the simulation and measurement of biodiversity across spatial scales. Methods in Ecology and Evolution

Shade, A., Dunn, R. R., Blowes, S. A., Keil, P., Bohannan, B. J. M., Herrmann, M., Küsel, K., Lennon, J. T., Sanders, N. J., Storch, D., Chase, J.

(2018): Macroecology to Unite All Life, Large and Small. Trends in Ecology & Evolution

Blowes, S. A., Belmaker, J., Chase, J. M.

(2017): Global reef fish richness gradients emerge from divergent and scale-dependent component changes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Harpole, W. S., Sullivan, L. L., Lind, E. M., Firn, J., Adler, P. B., Borer, E. T., Chase, J., Fay, P. A., Hautier, Y., Hillebrand, H., et al.

(2017): Out of the shadows: multiple nutrient limitations drive relationships among biomass, light and plant diversity. Functional Ecology

Leibold, M. A., Chase, J. M., Ernest, S. K. M.

(2017): Community Assembly and the Functioning of Ecosystems: How Metacommunity Processes Alter Ecosystems Attributes. Ecology

Schuler, M. S., Chase, J. M., Knight, T. M.

(2017): Habitat patch size alters the importance of dispersal for species diversity in an experimental freshwater community. Ecology and Evolution

Schuler, M. S., Chase, J. M., Knight, T. M.

(2017): Habitat size modulates the influence of heterogeneity on species richness patterns in a model zooplankton community. Ecology

Harpole, W. S., Sullivan, L. L., Lind, E. M., Firn, J., Adler, P. B., Borer, E. T., Chase, J., Fay, P. A., Hautier, Y., Hillebrand, H., et al.

(2016): Addition of multiple limiting resources reduces grassland diversity. Nature

Chase, J. M., Powell, K. I., Knight, T. M.

(2015): 'Bigger data' on scale-dependent effects of invasive species on biodiversity cannot overcome confounded analyses: a comment on Stohlgren & Rejmanek (2014). Biology Letters

Myers, J. A., Chase, J. M., Crandall, R. M., Jimenez, I.

(2015): Disturbance alters beta-diversity but not the relative importance of community assembly mechanisms. Journal of Ecology

Schuler, M. S., Chase, J. M., Knight, T. M.

(2015): More individuals drive the species energy–area relationship in an experimental zooplankton community. Oikos

Burgett, A. A., Chase, J. M.

(2014): Landscape context influences the abundance of amphibians and the strength of their food web interactions in small ponds. Oikos
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