Publications

indicate Graduate Students or Postdoctoral Researchers in the Freestone Lab

Jurgens, L.J. , Bonfim, M. , Lopez, D.P. , Repetto, M.F. , Freitag, G., McCann, L., Larson, K., Ruiz, G.M., Freestone, A.L. 2018. Poleward range expansion of a non-indigenous bryozoan and new occurrences of exotic ascidians in southeast Alaska. BioInvasions Records 7(4): 357-366.

Papacostas, K.J. , and Freestone, A.L.  2018. Stronger predation in a subtropical community dampens an invasive species-induced trophic cascade. Biological Invasions https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-018-1819-8.

Jurgens , L.J., Freestone, A.L., Ruiz, G.M., Torchin, M.E. 2017. Prior predation alters community resistance to an extreme climate disturbance. Ecosphere 8(10): e01986.

Papacostas , K.J., Rielly-Carroll , E.W., DeVaul, S.B., Georgian, S.E., Long , D.J., Quattrini, A.M., Reuter, K.E., Freestone, A.L. 2017.  Biological concepts of marine invasions.  Marine Ecology – Progress Series 565: 251-268.

Rielly-Carroll , E.W. and Freestone, A.L. 2017.  Habitat fragmentation differentially affects trophic levels and alters behavior in a multi-trophic marine system.  Oecologia 183(3): 899-908.

Papacostas , K.J. and Freestone, A.L.  2016 Latitudinal gradient in niche breadth of brachyuran crabs.  Global Ecology and Biogeography 25(2): 207-217.

Freestone, A.L. and Inouye, B.D.  2015.  Non-random community assembly and high temporal turnover promote regional coexistence in tropics but not temperate zone.  Ecology 96(1): 264-273.

Sewall B.J., Freestone, A.L., J. Hawes, J., and Andriamanarina, E. 2013. Size-energy relationships in ecological communities. PLoS One 8(8): e68657.

** Freestone, A.L., Ruiz, G.M., Torchin, M.E.  2013.  Stronger biotic resistance in tropics relative to temperate zone: effects of predation on marine invasion dynamics.  Ecology 94(6): 1370-1377.

** Highlighted in Nature, February 21, 2013

Stegen, J.C., Freestone, A.L., Crist, T.O., Anderson, M.J., Chase, J.M., Comita, L.S., Cornell, H.V., Davies, K.F., Harrison, S.P., Hurlbert, A.H., Inouye,B.D.,  Kraft, N.J.B.,  Myers, J.A., Sanders, N.J., Swenson, N.G., & Vellend, M.  2013.  Stochastic and deterministic drivers of spatial and temporal turnover in breeding bird communities.  Global Ecology and Biogeography 22: 202-212.

Nordstrom, K.F., Jackson, N.L., Freestone, A.L., Korotky, K.H., Puleo, J.A. 2012.  Effects of beach raking and sand fences on dune dimensions and morphology. Geomorphology 179: 106-115.

Kraft, N.J.B., Sanders, N.J., Stegen, J.C., Anderson, M.J., Crist, T.O., Cornell, H.V., Vellend, M., Chase, J.M., Comita, L.S., Davies, K.F., Freestone, A.L., Harrison, S.P., Inouye, B.D., Myers, J.A., Swenson, N.G.  2012.  Response to comments on “Disentangling the drivers of β diversity along latitudinal and elevational gradients”.  Science 335 (6067):1573.

Kraft, N.J.B., Comita, L.S., Chase, J.M., Sanders, N.J., Swenson, N.G., Crist, T.O., Stegen, J.C., Vellend, M., Boyle, B., Anderson, M.J., Cornell, H.V., Davies, K.F., Freestone, A.L., Inouye, B.D., Harrison, S.P., Myers, J.A. 2011.  Disentangling local versus regional controls of beta diversity along latitudinal and elevational gradients.  Science 333 (6050): 1755-1758.

Sewall, B.J., Freestone, A.L., Moutui, M.F.E., Saïd, I., Toilibou, N., Attoumane, D., Toumani, S.M., Iboura, C.M.  2011.  Reorienting systematic conservation assessment for effective conservation planning.  Conservation Biology 25(4): 688-696.

** Freestone, A.L., Osman, R.W., Ruiz, G.M., Torchin, M.E.  2011.  Stronger predation in tropics shapes species richness patterns in marine communities. Ecology 92(4): 983-993.

** Recommended by Faculty of 1000

Freestone, A.L. & Osman, R.W. 2011.  Latitudinal variation in local interactions and regional enrichment shape patterns of marine community diversity.  Ecology 92 (1): 208-217. 

Sewall, B.J., Freestone, A.L., Moutui, M.F.E., Saïd, I., Toilibou, N., Attoumane, D., Toumani, S.M., Iboura, C.M.  2011Comoros community forest reserve plan.  Conservation Plan for the Union of the Comoros.

** Anderson, M.J., Crist, T.O., Chase, J.M., Vellend, M., Inouye, B.D., Freestone, A.L., Sanders, N.J., Cornell, H.V., Comita, L.S., Davies, K.F., Harrison, S.P., Kraft, N.J., Stegan, J.C., Swenson, N.G.  2011.  Navigating the multiple meanings of beta diversity: a roadmap for the practicing ecologist.  Ecology Letters 14:19-28.

** Recommended by Faculty of 1000 as “Must Read”  

Freestone, A.L., Osman, R.W., Whitlatch, R.B. 2009. Latitudinal gradients in recruitment and community dynamics in marine epifaunal communities: implications for invasion success.  Smithsonian Contributions to the Marine Sciences, No. 38. Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press.

Ruiz, G.M., Freestone, A.F., Fofonoff, P.W., Simkanin, C.  2009.  Habitat distribution and heterogeneity in marine invasion dynamics: the importance of hard substrate and artificial structure. pp. 321-332.  In Wahl, M. (Ed.), Hard Bottom Communities: Patterns, Scales, Dynamics, Functions, and ShiftsEcological Studies, Springer Verlag.

Melbourne, B.A., Cornell, H.V., Davies, K.F., Dugaw, C.J., Elmendorf, S., Freestone, A.L., Hall, R., Harrison, S., Hastings, A., Holland, M., Holyoak, M., Lambrinos, J., Moore, K., Yokomizo, H. 2007. Invasion in a heterogeneous world: resistance, coexistence or hostile takeover? Ecology Letters 10: 77-94.

Nordstrom, K.F., Hartman, J.M., Freestone, A.L., Wong, M., Jackson, N.L. 2007. Changes in topography and vegetation near gaps in a protective foredune. Ocean and Coastal Management 50: 945-959.

Freestone, A.L. 2006. Facilitation drives local abundance and regional distribution of a rare plant in a harsh environment. Ecology 87: 2728-2735.

Freestone, A.L. & Harrison, S. 2006. Regional enrichment of local assemblages is robust to variation in local productivity, abiotic gradients, and heterogeneity. Ecology Letters 9: 95-102.

Freestone, A.L. & Inouye, B.D. 2006. Dispersal limitation and environmental heterogeneity shape scale-dependent diversity patterns in a plant community. Ecology 87: 2425-2432.

Hastings, A., Cuddington, K., Davies, K.F., Dugaw, C.J., Elmendorf, S., Freestone, A., Harrison, S., Holland, M., Lambrinos, J., Malvadkar, U., Melbourne, B.A., Moore, K., Taylor, C., Thomson, D. 2005. The spatial spread of invasions: new developments in theory and evidence. Ecology Letters 8: 91-101.

Freestone, A.L. & Nordstrom, K.F. 2001. Early development of vegetation in restored dune plant microhabitats on a nourished beach at Ocean City, New Jersey, USA. Journal of Coastal Conservation 7: 105-116.