Eric Layani Berlow
Eric Berlow is an ecologist and network scientist. He received his BA at Brown University and his PhD in Ecology at Oregon State Universtiy. He helped found, and directs, the University of California’s first environmental research center in Yosemite National Park. As a research scientist with the USGS he focuses on building better links between science and management of protected mountain ecosystems. Eric is a TED2010 Global Fellow. More info: www.ericlberlow.net
Berlow, E. L. 1999. Strong effects of weak interactions in ecological communities. Nature 398: 300-334. Sala, O. E., Chapin, F. S., III, Armesto, J. J., Berlow, E., Bloomfield, J., Dirzo, R., Huber-Sanwald, E., Huenneke, L. F., Jackson, R. B., Kinzig, A., Leemans, R., Lodge, D. M., Mooney, H. A., Oesterheld, M., Poff, N. L., Sykes, M. T., Walker, B. H., Walker, M. and Wall, D. A. 2000: Global biodiversity scenarios for the year 2100. Science 287: 1771-1774. Brose, U., E. L. Berlow, and N. D. Martinez. 2005. Scaling up keystone effects from simple to complex ecological networks. Ecology Letters. 8: 1317-1325. Williams R .J., Martinez, N. D., Berlow, E. L., Dunne, J. A. and Barabási, A-L. 2002: Two degrees of separation in complex food webs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 99: 12913-12916. Berlow, E. L., J. A. Dunne, N.D. Martinez, P.B. Stark, R.J. Williams, and U. Brose. 2009. Simple prediction of interaction strengths in complex food webs. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106: 187-191.