PUBLICATIONS BY DOV SAX

Books

Sax, D.F., Stachowicz, J.J., and Gaines, S.D., editors. (2005) Species Invasions: Insights into Ecology, Evolution and Biogeography. Sinauer, Sunderland, MA.

Book Reviews                                          Book Publisher

Lomolino, M.V, Sax, D.F. and Brown, J.H., editors. (2004) Foundations of Biogeography: Classic Works with Commentaries. Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Book Reviews                                          Book Publisher

Journal Articles

Fridley, J.D. and Sax, D.F. (2014) The imbalance of nature: revisiting a Darwinian framework for invasion biology. Global Ecology and Biogeography, in press.

Early, R. and Sax, D.F. (2014) Climatic niche shifts between species' native and naturalized ranges raise concern for ecological forecasts during invasions and climate change. Global Ecology and Biogeography, in press. [pdf]

Colautti, R.I., Parker, J.D., Cadotte, M.W., Pysek, P., Brown, C.S., Sax, D.F. and Richardson, D.M. (2014) Quantifying the invasiveness of species. Neobiota 21: 7–27. [pdf]

Sax, D.F., Early, R. and Bellemare, J. (2013) Niche syndromes, species extinction risks and management under climate change. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 28: 517-523. [pdf]

van der Geer, A.A, Lyras, G.A., Palombo, M.R., Lomolino, M.V. and Sax, D.F. (in press) Body size evolution of palaeo-insular mammals: temporal variations and interspecific interactions. Journal of Biogeography 40: 1440-1450. [pdf]

Lomolino, M.V., van der Geer, A.A., Lyras, G.A., Palombo, M.R., Sax, D.F. and Rozzi, R. (2013) Of mice and mammoths: generality and antiquity of the island rule. Journal of Biogeography 40: 1427-1439. [pdf]

Heard, M.J. and Sax, D.F. (2013) Coexistence between native and exotic species is facilitated by asymmetries in competitive ability and predator tolerance. Ecology Letters 16: 206-213. [pdf]

Schlaepfer, M.A, Sax, D.F. and Olden, J.D. (2012) Towards a more balanced view of non-native species. Conservation Biology 26: 1156-1158. [pdf]

Heard, M.J., Sax, D.F. and Bruno, J.F. (2012) Dominance of non-native species increases over time in a historically invaded strandline community. Diversity and Distributions 18: 1232-1242. [pdf]

Schwartz, M.W., Hellmann, J.J., McLachlan, J.M., Sax, D.F. et al. (2012) Managed Relocation: integrating the scientific, regulatory and ethical challenges. Bioscience 62: 732-743. [pdf]

Lomolino, M.V., Sax, D.F., Palombo, M.R. and van der Geer, A.A. (2012) Of mice and mammoths: Evaluations of causal explanations for body size evolution in insular mammals. Journal of Biogeography 39: 842-854. [pdf]

Guo, Q., Sax, D.F., Hong, Q. and Early, R. (2012) Latitudinal shifts of introduced species: possible causes and implications. Biological Invasions 14: 547-556. [pdf]

Early, R. and Sax, D.F. (2011) Analysis of climate paths reveals potential limitations on species range shifts. Ecology Letters 14: 1125-1133. [pdf]

Schlaepfer, M.A, Sax, D.F. and Olden, J.D. (2011) The potential conservation value of non-native species. Conservation Biology 25: 428-437. [pdf]

Jackson, S.T and Sax, D.F. (2010) Response to ‘Biodiversity “surpluses” and “deficits” are not novel issues’: We agree. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25: 621-622. [pdf]

Jackson, S.T and Sax, D.F. (2010) Balancing biodiversity in a changing environment: extinction debt, immigration credit and species turnover. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:153-160. [pdf]

Smith, K.F., Behrens, M. and Sax, D.F. (2009) Local scale effects of disease on
biodiversity. Ecohealth 6: 287-295. [pdf]

Sax, D.F., Smith, K.F. and Thompson, A.R. (2009) Managed relocation: a nuanced evaluation is needed. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 24: 472-473. [pdf]

Richardson, D.M., Hellmann, J.J., McLachlan, J.S., Sax, D.F., et al. (2009) Multidimensional evaluation of managed relocation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106:9721-9724. [pdf]

Sax, D.F. and Gaines, S.D. (2008) Species invasions and extinction: The future of native biodiversity on islands. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105:11490-11497. [pdf] [NY Times Article] [NY Times Podcast] 

Sax, D.F., Stachowicz, J.J., Brown, J.H., Bruno, J.F., Dawson, M.N., Gaines, S.D., Grosberg, R.K., Hastings, A., Holt, R.D., Mayfield, M.M., O’Connor, M.I. and Rice, W.R. (2007) Ecological and evolutionary insights from species invasions.
Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22: 465-471. [pdf]

Vellend, M., Harmon, L.J., Lockwood, J.L., Mayfield, M.M., Hughes, A.R., Wares, J.P. and Sax, D.F. (2007) Effects of exotic species on evolutionary diversification. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22: 481-488. [pdf]

Smith, K.F., Sax, D.F., Gaines, S.D., Guernier, V. and Guegan, J.F. (2007) Globalization of human infectious disease. Ecology 88:1903-1910. [pdf]

Mittelbach, G.G. et al. (2007) Evolution and the latitudinal diversity gradient: Speciation, extinction and biogeography. Ecology Letters 10:315-331. [pdf]

Fridley, J.D., Stachowicz, J.J., Naeem, S., Sax, D.F., Seabloom, E.W., Smith, M.D., Stohlgren, T.J., Tilman, D. and Von Holle, B. (2007) The invasion paradox: Reconciling pattern and process in species invasions. Ecology 88:3-17. [pdf]

Lomolino, M.V., Sax, D.F., Riddle, B.R. and Brown, J.H. (2006) The island rule and a research agenda for studying ecogeographic patterns. Journal of Biogeography 33:1503-1510. [pdf]

Smith, K.F., Sax, D.F. and Lafferty, K.D. (2006) Evidence for the role of infectious disease in species extinction and endangerment. Conservation Biology 20:1349-1357. [pdf]

Cassey, P., Blackburn, T.M., Lockwood, J.L. and Sax, D.F. (2006) A stochastic model for integrating changes in species richness and community similarity across spatial scales. Oikos 115: 207-218. [pdf]

Brown, J.H. and Sax, D.F. (2005) Biological invasions and scientific objectivity: Reply to Cassey et al. (2005). Austral Ecology 30:481-483. [pdf]

Sax, D.F., Kinlan, B.P. and Smith, K.F. (2005) A conceptual framework for comparing species assemblages in native and exotic habitats. Oikos 108:457-464. [pdf]

Brown, J.H. and Sax, D.F. (2004) An essay on some topics concerning invasive species. Austral Ecology 29:530-536. [pdf]

Sax, D.F. and Gaines, S.D. (2003) Species diversity: from global decreases to local increases. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 18:561-566. [pdf]

Whittaker, R.J. and Sax, D.F. (2003) A 21st century Pangea? The emergence of a new international forum for Biogeographers. Journal of Biogeography 30:315-317. [pdf]

Sax, D.F., Gaines, S.D. and Brown, J.H. (2002) Species invasions exceed extinctions on islands worldwide: a comparative study of plants and birds. American Naturalist 160:766-783. [pdf]

Sax, D.F. (2002) Equal diversity in disparate species assemblages: a comparison of 2 native and exotic woodlands of California. Global Ecol. & Biogeog. 11:49-58. [pdf]

Sax, D.F. (2002) Native and naturalized plant diversity are positively correlated in scrub communities of California and Chile. Diversity & Distributions 8:193-210. [pdf]

Sax, D.F. (2001) Latitudinal gradients and geographic ranges of exotic species: implications for biogeography. Journal of Biogeography 28:139-150. [pdf]

Sax, D.F. and Brown, J.H. (2000) The Paradox of Invasion. Global Ecology & Biogeography 9:363-372. [pdf]

Book Chapters

Sax, D.F. and Gaines, S.D. (2011) The equilibrium theory of Island Biogeography. In, Scheiner, S.M. and M.R. Willig. The Theory of Ecology. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Lomolino, M.V., Brown, J.H. and Sax, D.F. (2009) Island biogeography theory: Reticulations and reintegration of a biogeography of the species. In, Losos, J. B., and R. E. Ricklefs. The Theory of Island Biogeography Revisited. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Sax, D.F. and Gaines, S.D. (2006) The biogeography of naturalized species and the species-area relationship. In, Cadotte, M.W. et al. Conceptual ecology and invasions biology: reciprocal approaches to nature. Springer, Netherlands.

Rice, W.R. and Sax, D.F. (2005) Testing fundamental evolutionary questions at large spatial and demographic scales. In, Sax, D.F et al. Species Invasions: Insights into Ecology, Evolution and Biogeography. Sinauer, Sunderland, MA.

Sax, D.F., Brown, J.H., White, E. and Gaines, S.D. (2005) The dynamics of species invasions: Insights into the mechanisms that limit species diversity. In, Sax, D.F., Stachowicz, J.J., and Gaines, S.D., editors. Species Invasions: Insights into Ecology, Evolution and Biogeography. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA.

Sax, D.F., Stachowicz, J.J. and Gaines, S.D. (2005) Capstone: Where do we go from here? In, Sax, D.F., Stachowicz, J.J., and Gaines, S.D., editors. Species Invasions: Insights into Ecology, Evolution and Biogeography. Sinauer Associates, Sunderland, MA.

Sax, D.F. and Whittaker, R.J. (2004) Dynamics of species diversity. In, Heaney, L.R. and Lomolino, M.V. Frontiers of Biogeography: New Directions in the Geography of Nature. Sinauer, Sunderland, MA.

Brown, J.H. and Sax, D.F. (2004) Geographic gradients in diversity. In, Lomolino, M.V., Sax, D.F. and Brown, J.H, editors. Foundations of Biogeography: Classic Works with Commentaries. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Sax Research Lab, Brown University, Box G-W Providence, Rhode Island 02912; (401) 863-9676; dov.sax@gmail.com