Publications

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71. Emily Curd, Zack Gold, Gaurav Kandlikar, Jesse Gomer, Max Ogden, Taylor  O’Connell, Lenore Pipes, Teia Schweizer, Laura Rabichow, Meixi Lin, Baochen Shi, Paul Barber, Nathan Kraft, Robert Wayne, Rachel S. Meyer. Anacapa Toolkit: An environmental DNA toolkit for processing multilocus metabarcode datasets. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, in press. Link.

70. Gaurav Kandlikar, Christopher Johnson, Xinyi Yan, Nathan Kraft, and Jonathan Levine. Winning and losing with microbes: how microbially mediated fitness differences influence plant diversity. Ecology Letters, in press. Link.

69. Ian McFadden, Brody Sandel, Constantinos Tsirogiannis, Naia Morueta-Holme, Jens-Christian Svenning, Brian Enquist, Nathan Kraft. Temperature shapes opposing latitudinal gradients of plant taxonomic and phylogenetic β diversity. Ecology Letters, in press. Link.

68. Claire FortunelIan McFadden, Renato Valencia, Nathan Kraft. 2019. Neither species geographic range size, climatic envelope nor intraspecific leaf trait variability capture habitat specialization in a hyperdiverse Amazonian forest. Biotropica. Link.

67. Ian McFadden, Megan Bartlett, Thorsten Wiegand, Benjamin Turner, Lawren Sack, Renato Valencia and Nathan Kraft, 2018. Disentangling the functional trait correlates of spatial aggregation in tropical forest trees. Ecology, 100:e02591100(3), link.

66. Gaurav Kandlikar, Zachary Gold, Madeline Cowen, Rachel Meyer, Amanda Freise, Nathan  Kraft, Jordan Moberg-Parker, Joshua Sprague, David Kushner, Emily Curd, 2018. ranacapa: An R package and Shiny web app to explore environmental DNA data with exploratory statistics and interactive visualizations. F1000 Research, link.

65. Claire Fortunel, Jesse Lasky, María Uriarte, Renato Valencia, Joseph Wright, Nancy Garwood, Nathan Kraft, 2018. Topography and neighborhood crowding can interact to shape species growth and distribution in a diverse Amazonian forest. Ecology, 99:2272-2283. link.

64. William Petry, Gaurav Kandlikar, Nathan Kraft, Oscar Godoy, and Jonathan Levine. A competition-defence trade-off both promotes and weakens coexistence in an annual plant community. Journal of Ecology, 106(5):1806-1818. link.

63. Gaurav Kandlikar, Marcel Vaz, Ricardo Kreibel, German Vargas, Fabián Michelangeli, Roberto Cordero, Frank Almeda, Gerardo Avalos, Ned Fetcher, Nathan Kraft, 2018. Contrasting patterns of taxonomic, phylogenetic and functional variation along a Costa Rican altitudinal gradient in the plant family Melastomataceae. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 34:204-208. link

62. Jeanne Osnas, Masatoshi Katabuchi, Kaoru Kitajima, S. Joseph Wright, Peter Reich, Sunshine Van Bael, Nathan Kraft, Mirna J. Samaniego, Stephen Pacala, and Jeremy Lichstein, 2018. Divergent drivers of leaf trait variation within species, among species, and among functional groups. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 115:5480-5485. link

61. Irena Šímová, Cyrille Violle, Jens‐Christian Svenning, Jens Kattge, Kristine Engemann, Brody Sande, Robert Peet, Susan Wiser, Benjamin Blonder, Brian McGill, Brad Boyle, Naia Morueta‐Holme, Nathan Kraft, Peter van Bodegom, Alvaro Gutiérrez, Michael Bahn, Wim Ozinga, Anna Tószögyová, Brian Enquist, 2018. Spatial patterns and climate relationships of major plant traits in the New World differ between woody and herbaceous species. Journal of Biogeography, 45:895-916. link

60. Ethan E Butler, Abhirup Datta, Habacuc Flores-Moreno, Ming Chen, Kirk R Wythers, Farideh Fazayeli, Arindam Banerjee, Owen K Atkin, Jens Kattge, Bernard Amiaud, Benjamin Blonder, Gerhard Boenisch, Ben Bond-Lamberty, Kerry A Brown, Chaeho Byun, Giandiego Campetella, Bruno EL Cerabolini, Johannes HC Cornelissen, Joseph M Craine, Dylan Craven, Franciska T de Vries, Sandra Díaz, Tomas F Domingues, Estelle Forey, Andrés González-Melo, Nicolas Gross, Wenxuan Han, Wesley N Hattingh, Thomas Hickler, Steven Jansen, Koen Kramer, Nathan Kraft, Hiroko Kurokawa, Daniel C Laughlin, Patrick Meir, Vanessa Minden, Ülo Niinemets, Yusuke Onoda, Josep Peñuelas, Quentin Read, Lawren Sack, Brandon Schamp, Nadejda A Soudzilovskaia, Marko J Spasojevic, Enio Sosinski, Peter E Thornton, Fernando Valladares, Peter M van Bodegom, Mathew Williams, Christian Wirth, Peter B Reich, 2017. Mapping local and global variability in plant trait distributions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 114:E10937. link

59. Brian Maitner, Brad Boyle, Nathan Casler, Rick Condit, John Donoghue II, Sandra M. Durán, Daniel Guaderrama, Cody E. Hinchliff, Peter M. Jørgensen, Nathan Kraft, Brian McGill, Cory Merow, Naia Morueta-Holme, Robert K. Peet, Brody Sandel, Mark Schildhauer, Stephen A. Smith, Jens-Christian Svenning, Barbara Thiers, Cyrille Violle, Susan Wiser, Brian J. Enquist, 2018. The bien r package: A tool to access the Botanical Information and Ecology Network (BIEN) database. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9:373-379. link

58. Cyrille Violle, Wilfried Thuiller, Nicolas Mouquet, François Munoz, Nathan Kraft, Marc Cadotte, Stuart Livingstone, Matthias Grenie, David Mouillot, 2017. A Common Toolbox to Understand, Monitor or Manage Rarity? A Response to Carmona et al. Trends in Ecology and Evolution32:891-893. link

57. Serguei Saavedra, Rudolf Rohr, Jordi Bascompte, Oscar Godoy, Nathan Kraft, Jonathan Levine, 2017. A structural approach for understanding multi species coexistence. Ecological Monographs 87:470-486. link

56. Oscar Godoy, Daniel Stouffer, Nathan Kraft, Jonathan Levine, 2017. Intransitivity is infrequent and fails to promote annual plant coexistence without pairwise niche differences. Ecology, 98:1193-1200. link

55. Cristina Bastias, Claire Fortunel, Fernando Valladares, Christopher Baraloto, Raquel Benavides, William Cornwell, Lars Markesteijn, Alexandre A. de Oliveira, Geronimo Sansevero, Marcel Vaz, Nathan Kraft, 2017. Intraspecific leaf trait variability along a boreal-to-tropical community diversity gradient. PLoS ONE, 12:e0172495. link

54. Cyrille Violle, Wilfried Thuiller, Nicolas Mouquet, François Munoz, Nathan Kraft, Marc Cadotte, Stuart Livingstone, David Mouillot, 2017. Functional rarity: the ecology of outliers. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 32:356-367. link

53. Thorsten Wiegand, María Uriarte, Nathan Kraft, Guochun Shen, Xugao Wang, Fangliane He, 2017. Spatially explicit metrics of species, functional and phylogenetic diversity: insights into plant community assembly processes. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 48:329-351. link

52. Sarah Greenwood, Paloma Ruiz-Benito, Jordi Martínez-Vilalta, Francisco Lloret, Thomas Kitzberger, Craig Allen, Rod Fensham, Daniel C Laughlin, Jens Kattge, Gerhard Bönisch, Nathan Kraft, Alistair Jump, 2017. Tree mortality across biomes is promoted by drought intensity, lower wood density and higher specific leaf area. Ecology Letters, 20:539-553. link

51. Nathan Kraft, 2017. From ecological strategies to trait ecology. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America. 98:32-33. (commentary, with Mark Westoby) link

50. Erik Nelson, Matthew Helmus, Jeannine Cavender-Bares, Stephen Polasky, Jesse Lasky, Amy Zanne, Will Pearse, Nathan Kraft, Daniela Mitzva, Bill Fagan, 2016. Commercial plant production and consumption still follow the latitudinal gradient in species diversity despite economic globalization. PLoS ONE, 11:e0163002. link

49. Claire Fortunel, Renato Valencia, S Joseph Wright, Nancy Garwood, Nathan Kraft, 2016. Functional trait differences influence neighbourhood interactions in a hyperdiverse Amazonian forest. Ecology Letters, 19:1062-1070. link

48. Gregory Goldsmith, Naia Morueta‐Holme, Brody Sandel, Eric Fitz, Samuel D Fitz, Brad Boyle, Nathan Casler, Kristine Engemann, Peter Jørgensen, Nathan Kraft, Brian McGill, Robert Peet, William Piel, Nick Spencer, Jens‐Christian Svenning, Barbara Thiers, Cyrille Violle, Susan Wiser, Brian Enquist, 2016. Plant‐O‐Matic: a dynamic and mobile guide to all plants of the Americas. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 7:960-965. link

47. Xugao Wang, Thorsten Wiegand, Nathan Kraft, Nathan Swenson, Stuart Davies, Zhanqing Hao, Robert Howe, Yiching Lin, Keping Ma, Xiangcheng Mi, Sheng-Hsin Su, I-Fang Sun, Amy Wolf, 2016. Stochastic dilution effects weaken deterministic effects of niche-based processes in species rich forests. Ecology, 97:347-360. pdf

46. Christopher Doughty, Adam Wolf, Naia Morueta-Holme, Peter Jørgensen, Brody Sandel, Cyrille Violle, Brad Boyle, Nathan Kraft, Robert Peet, Brian Enquist, Jens-Christian Svenning, Stephen Blake and Mauro Galetti, 2016. Megafauna extinction, tree species range reduction, and carbon storage in Amazonian forests. Ecography, 39:194-203. pdf

45. Kristine Engemann, Brody Sandel, Brian J. Enquist, Peter Møller Jørgensen, Nathan Kraft, Aaron Marcuse-Kubitza, Brian McGill, Naia Morueta-Holme, Robert K. Peet, Cyrille Violle, Susan Wiser andJens-Christian Svenning, 2015. Patterns and drivers of plant functional group dominance across the Western Hemisphere: a macroecological re-assessment based on a massive botanical dataset. Botanical Journal of the Linnaean Society, 180:141-160. pdf

44. Andrew Siefert, Cyrille Violle, Loïc Chalmandrier, Cécile H. Albert, Adrien Taudiere, Alex Fajado, Lonnie W. Aarssen, Christopher Baraloto, Marcos B. Carlucci, Marcus V. Cianciaruso, Vinícius de L. Dantas, Francesco de Bello, Leandro D. S. Duarte, Carlos R. Fonseca, Grégoire T. Freschet, Stéphanie Gaucherand, Nicolas Gross, Kouki Hikosaka, Benjamin Jackson, Vincent Jung, Chiho Kamiyama, Masatoshi Katabuchi, Steven W. Kembel, Emilie Kichenin, Nathan Kraft, Anna Lagerström, Yoann Le Bagousse-Pinguet, Yuanzhi Li, Norman Mason, Julie Messier, Tohru Nakashizuka, Jacob McC. Overton, Duane Peltzer, I. M. Pérez-Ramos, Valério D. Pillar, Honor C. Prentice, Sarah Richardson, Takehiro Sasaki, Brandon S. Schamp, Christian Schöb, Bill Shipley, Maja Sundqvist, Martin T. Sykes, Marie Vandewalle, David A. Wardle, 2015. A global meta-analysis of the relative extent of intraspecific trait variation in plant communities. Ecology Letters, 18:1406-1419. pdf

43. Rong Li, Nathan Kraft, Heng Li, 2015. Phylogenetic diversity and species richness in conservation planning within a global biodiversity hotspot. Conservation Biology, 29:1552-1562. pdf

42. Rong Li, Nathan Kraft, Jie Yang, Yuhua Wang, 2015. A phylogenetically informed delineation of floristic regions within a biodiversity hotspot in Yunnan, China. Scientific Reports, 5: article number 9396. pdf

41. Nathan Kraft, Oscar Godoy, Jonathan Levine, 2015. Plant functional traits and the multidimensional nature of species coexistence. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science,112:797-802. pdfF1000 recommended

40. Ben Blonder, David Nogués-Bravo, Michael Borregaard, John Donoghue II, Peter Jørgensen, Nathan Kraft, Jean-Philippe Lessard, Naia Morueta-Holme, Brody Sandel, Jens-Christian Svenning, Cyrille Violle, Carsten Rahbek, Brian Enquist, 2015. Linking environmental filtering and disequilibrium to biogeography with a community climate framework. Ecology, 96:972-985. pdf

39. Nathan Kraft, Peter Adler, Oscar Godoy, Emily James, Steve Fuller, Jonathan Levine, 2015. Community assembly, coexistence, and the environmental filtering metaphor. Functional Ecology, 29:592-599. pdf

38. Mark Vellend, Diane Srivastava, Kathryn Anderson, Carissa Brown, Jill Jankowski, Elizabeth Kleynhans, Nathan Kraft, Alathea Letaw, Andrew MacDonald, Janet Maclean, Isla Myers-Smith, Andrea Norris, Xinxin Xue, 2014.  Assessing the relative importance of neutral stochasticity in ecological communities. Oikos, 123:1420-1430. pdf selected as “editor’s choice”

37. Christine Lamanna, Benjamin Blonder, Cyrille Violle, Nathan Kraft, Brody Sandel, Irena Simova, John C. Donoghue II, Jens-Christian Svenning, Brian J. McGill, Brad Boyle, Vanessa Buzzard, Steven Dolins, Peter M. Jørgensen, Aaron Marcuse-Kubitza, Naia Morueta-Holme, Robert K. Peet, William Piel, Jim Regetz, Mark Schildhauer, Nick Spencer, Barbara M. Thiers, Susan K. Wiser , Brian J. Enquist, 2014. Functional trait space and the latitudinal diversity gradient. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 111:13745-13750. pdf

36. Irena Simova, Cyrille Violle, Nathan Kraft, David Storch, Jens-Christian Svenning, Brad Boyle, John Donoghue, Peter Jorgensen, Brian McGill, Naia Morureta-Holme, Robert Peet, Susan Wiser, William Piel, Jim Regetz, Mark Shildhauer, Barbara Thiers, Brian Enquist, 2014. Shifts in trait means and variances in North American tree assemblages: species richness patterns are loosely related to the functional space. Ecography, 38:649-658. pdf

35. Nathan Kraft, Gregory Crutsinger, Elisabeth Forrestal, and Nancy Emery, 2014.  Functional trait differences and the outcome of community assembly: an experimental test with vernal pool annual plants. Oikos,123:1391-1399. pdf

34. Oscar Godoy, Nathan Kraft, Jonathan Levine, 2014. Phylogenetic relatedness and the determinants of competitive outcomes. Ecology Letters,17:836-844. pdf  F1000 recommended

33. Rafael Cardenas, Renato Valencia, Adriana Argoti, Nathan Kraft, Olivier Dangles, 2014. Plant traits predict inter‐ and intraspecific variation in susceptibility to herbivory in a hyperdiverse Neotropical rain forest tree community. Journal of Ecology,102:939-952. pdf

32. Claire Fortunel, C.E. Timothy Paine, Paul V. A. Fine, Nathan Kraft and Christopher Baraloto, 2014. Environmental factors predict community functional composition in Amazonian forests. Journal of Ecology,102:145-155. pdf

31. Nathan Kraft and David D. Ackerly, 2014. The assembly of plant communities. In: The Plant Sciences- Ecology and the Environment, R. Monson, ed. Springer-Verlag, Berlin. pdf

cover30. Naia Morueta-Holme, Brian Enquist, Brian McGill, Brad Boyle, Peter Jorgensen, Jeffery Ott, Robert Peet, Irena Simova, Lindsey Sloat, Barbara Theirs, Cyrille Violle, Susan Wiser, Nick Spencer, Steven Dollins, John Donoghue II, Nathan Kraft, Jim Regetz, Mark Schildhauer, Jens-Christian Svenning, 2013. Habitat area and climate stability determine geographic variation in plant species range sizes.  Ecology Letters,16:1446-1454. pdf

29. Jonathan Davies, Elizabeth Wolkovich, Nathan Kraft, Nicolas Salamin, Jenica Allen, Toby Ault, Julio Betancourt, Kjell Bolmgrem, Elsa Cleland,  Ben Cook, Theresa Crimmins, Susan Mazer, Gregory McCabe, Stephanie Pau, Jim Regetz, Mark Schwartz, Steven Travers, 2013. Phylogenetic conservatism in plant phenology. Journal of Ecology, 101:1520-1530. pdf

28. Francesco Pomati, Nathan Kraft, Thomas Posch, Bettina Eugster, Jukka Jokela, Bas W. Ibelings, 2013. Size and fluorescence related traits are under selection by biotic and abiotic environmental changes in spring bloom phytoplankton communities of Lake Zurich (Switzerland). PLoS ONE, 8:e71677. pdf

27. Peter Adler, Alex Fajardo, Andrew Kleinhesselink, Nathan Kraft, 2013. Trait-based tests of coexistence mechanisms. Ecology Letters, 16:1294-1306. pdf;  F1000 recommended

26. Adam Smith, Brody Sandel, Nathan Kraft, Susan Carey, 2013. Characterizing scale-dependent community assembly using the functional-diversity–area relationship. Ecology, 94:2392-2402. pdf

25. Hiroshi Tomimatsu, Takehiro Sasaki, Hiroko Kurokawa, Jon R. Bridle, Colin Fontaine, Jun Kitano, Daniel B. Stouffer, Mark Vellend, T. Martijn Bezemer, Tadashi Fukami, Elizabeth A. Hadly, Marcel G.A. van der Heijden, Masakado Kawata, Sonia Kéfi, Nathan Kraft, Kevin S. McCann, Peter J. Mumby, Tohru Nakashizuka, Owen L. Petchey, Tamara N. Romanuk, Katharine N. Suding, Gaku Takimoto, Jotaro Urabe, Shigeo Yachi, 2013. Sustaining ecosystem functions in a changing world: a call for an integrated approach. Journal of Applied Ecology, 50:1124-1130. pdf

24. Susan Mazer, Steven Travers, Benjamin Cook, T. Jonathan Davies, Kjell Bolmgren, Nathan Kraft, Nicolas Salamin, David Inouye, 2013. Flowering date of taxonomic families predicts phenological sensitivity to temperature: implications for forecasting the effects of climate change on unstudied taxa. American Journal of Botany, 100:1381-1397. pdf

23. James Stegen, Amy Freestone, Thomas Crist, Marti Anderson, Jonathan Chase, Liza Comita, Howard Cornell. Kendi Davies, Susan Harrison, Allen Hurlbert, Brian Inouye, Nathan Kraft, Jonathan Myers, Nathan Sanders, Nathan Swenson, Mark Vellend, 2013. Stochastic and deterministic drivers of spatial and temporal turnover in breeding bird communities. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 22:202-212. pdf

22. Ben Cook, Elizabeth Wolkovich, Jonathan Davies, Toby Ault, Julio Betancourt, Jenica Allen, Kjell Bolmgren, Elsa Cleland, Theresa Crimmins, Nathan Kraft, Lesley Lancaster, Susan Mazer, Gregory McCabe, Brian McGill, Camille Parmesan, Stephanie Pau, Jim Regetz, Nicholas Salamin, Mark Schwartz, Steven Travers, 2012. Sensitivity of spring phenology to warming across temporal and spatial climate gradients in two independent databases. Ecosystems,15:1283-1294. pdf

21. Elizabeth M. Wolkovich, B. I. Cook, J. M. Allen, T. M. Crimmins, S. Travers, S. Pau, J. Regetz, T. J. Davies, J. L. Betancourt, Nathan Kraft, T. R. Ault, K. Bolmgren, S. J. Mazer, G. J. McCabe, B. J. McGill, C. Parmesan, N. Salamin, M. D. Schwartz, E. E. Cleland, 2012. Warming experiments underpredict plant phenological responses to climate change. Nature, 485:494-497. pdf  F1000 recommended

20. Nathan Kraft, Nate Sanders, James Stegen, Marti Anderson, Tomas Crist, Howard Cornell, Mark Vellend, Jon Chase, Liza Comita, Kendi Davies, Amy Freestone, Susan Harrison, Brian Inouye, Jonathan Myers, Nathan Swenson, 2012. Response to comments on “Disentangling the drivers of beta diversity along latitudinal and elevational gradients”. Science, 335:1573. link

19. Travis Ingram, Richard Svanback, Nathan Kraft, Pavel Kratina, Laura Southcott and Dolph Schluter, 2012. Intraguild predation drives evolutionary niche shift in threespine stickleback. Evolution, 66:1819- 1832. pdf

18. Jonathan Davies, Nathan Kraft, Nicolas Salamin, Elizabeth Wolkovich, 2012. Incompletely resolved phylogenetic trees inflate estimates of phylogenetic conservatism. Ecology, 93:242-247. pdf

17. Bradford Hawkins, Christy McCain, Jonathan Davies, Lauren Buckely, Brian Anacker, Howard Cornell, Ellen Damschen, John-Arvid Grytnes, Susan Harrison, Robert Holt, Nathan Kraft, Patrick Stephens, 2012. Different evolutionary histories underlie congruent species richness gradients of birds and mammals. Journal of Biogeography, 39:825-841. pdf

16. Nathan Swenson, Brian Enquist, Jason Pither, Andrew Kerkhoff, Brad Boyle, Michael Weiser, James Elser, William Fagan, Jimena Forero-Montaña, Nikolaos Fyllas, Nathan Kraft, Jeffrey Lake, Angela Moles, Sandra Patiño, Oliver Phillips, Charles Price, Peter Reich, Carlos Quesada, James Stegen, Renato Valencia, Ian Wright, S. Joseph Wright, Sandy Andelman, Peter Jørgensen, Thomas Lacher Jr., Abel Monteagudo, M. Percy Núñez-Vargas, Rodolfo Vasquez-Martínez, Kristen Nolting, 2012. The biogeography and filtering of woody plant functional diversity in North and South America. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 21:798-808. pdf

15. Stephanie Pau, Elizabeth Wolkovich, Benjamin Cook, Jonathan Davies, Nathan Kraft, Kjell Bolmgren, Julio Betancourt, and Elsa Cleland, 2011. A framework for predicting phenology by integrating ecology, evolution and climate science. Global Change Biology, 17:3633-3643. pdf

Kraft_Science_2011_cover14. Nathan Kraft, Liza Comita, Jon Chase, Nathan Sanders, Nathan Swenson, Thomas Crist, James Stegen, Mark Vellend, Brad Boyle, Marti Anderson, Howard Cornell, Kendi Davies, Amy Freestone, Brian Inouye, Susan Harrison, Jonathan Myers, 2011. Disentangling the drivers of beta diversity along latitudinal and elevational gradients. Science, 333:755-1758. pdf cover image

13. Jonathan Chase, Nathan Kraft, Kevin Smith, Mark Vellend, Brian Inouye, 2011. Using null models to disentangle variation in community dissimilarity from variation in alpha-diversity. Ecosphere, 2: Article 24. pdf

12. Daniel Peppe, Dana Royer, Bárbara Cariglino, Sofia Oliver, Sharon Newman, Elias Leight, Grisha Enikolopov, Margo Fernandez-Burgos, Fabiany Herrera, Jonathan Adams, Edwin Correa, Ellen Currano, J. Mark Erickson, Luis Felipe Hinojosa, John Hoganson, Ari Iglesias, Carlos Jaramillo, Kirk Johnson, Gregory Jordan, Nathan Kraft, Elizabeth Lovelock, Christopher Lusk, Ülo Niinemets, Josep Peñuelas, Gillian Rapson, Scott Wing, and Ian Wright, 2011. Sensitivity of leaf size and shape to climate: global patterns and paleoclimatic applications. New Phytologist, 190:724-739. pdf

11. Marti Anderson, Thomas Crist, Jonathan Chase, Mark Vellend, Brian Inouye, Amy Freestone, Nathan Sanders, Howard Cornell, Liza Comita, Kendi Davies, Susan Harrison, Nathan Kraft, James Stegen and Nathan Swenson, 2011. Navigating the multiple meanings of beta diversity: a roadmap for the practicing ecologist. Ecology Letters, 14:19-28. pdf F1000 recommended

10. Nathan Kraft*, Margaret Metz*, Richard Condit and Jerome Chave, 2010. The relationship between wood density and mortality rates in a global tropical forest dataset. New Phytologist, 188:1124-1136. *equal contribution. pdf

9. Nathan Kraft and David Ackerly, 2010. Functional trait and phylogenetic tests of community assembly across spatial scales in an Amazonian forest. Ecological Monographs, 80:401-422. pdf

8. Brody Sandel, Leah Goldstein, Nathan Kraft, Jordan Okie, Michal Shuldman, David Ackerly, Elsa Cleland and Katharine Suding, 2010. Contrasting trait responses in plant communities to experimental and geographic variation in precipitation. New Phytologist, 188:565-575. pdf

7. Nathan Kraft, Bruce Baldwin, David Ackerly, 2010. Range size, taxon age, and hotspots of neoendemism in the California flora. Diversity and Distributions, 16:403-413. pdf

6. S. Joseph Wright, Kaoru Kitajima, Nathan Kraft, Peter Reich, Ian Wright, Daniel Bunker, Richard Condit, James Dalling, Stuart Davies, Sandra Díaz, Bettina Engelbrecht, Kyle Harms, Stephen Hubbell, Christian Marks, Maria Ruiz-Jaen, Cristina Salvador, Renato Valencia, and Amy Zanne, 2010. Functional traits and the growth- mortality tradeoff in tropical trees. Ecology, 91:3664-3674. pdf

5. Lauren Buckley, Jonathan Davies, David Ackerly, Nathan Kraft, Susan Harrison, Brian Anacker, Howard Cornell, Ellen Damschen, John-Avid Grytnes, Bradford Hawkins, Christy McCain, Patrick Stephens and John Weins, 2010. Phylogeny, niche conservatism, and the latitudinal diversity gradient in mammals. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 277:2131-2138. pdf

4. David Ackerly, Scott Loarie, Will Cornwell, Stu Weiss, Healy Hamilton, Ryan Branciforte and Nathan Kraft, 2010. The geography of climate change: implications for conservation biogeography. Diversity and Distributions,16:476-487. pdf

3. Nathan Kraft and David Ackerly, 2009. Response to comment on “Functional traits and niche-based tree community assembly in an Amazonian forest.” Science, 324:1015-d. web link

2. Nathan Kraft, Renato Valencia, and David Ackerly, 2008. Functional traits and niche-based tree community assembly in an Amazonian forest. Science, 322:580-582. pdf F1000 recommended ; “Reflections on Papers Past” 2018 discussion

1. Nathan Kraft, William Cornwell, Campbell Webb and David Ackerly, 2007. Trait evolution, community assembly, and the phylogenetic structure of ecological communities. The American Naturalist, 170:271-283. pdf *Received the 2008 President’s Award from the American Society of Naturalists