Eugene P. Odum Professor of Ecology
- Causes and consequences of spatial heterogeneity in ecological systems
- Dynamics of natural disturbances and their effects on ecosystems
- Fire ecology
- Western conifer forests
- Ecological effects of climate and land-use change
- Landscape ecology
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A complete list of Dr. Turner's publications is available. Most can be downloaded as pdf files.
Turner, M. G. 1989. Landscape ecology: the effect of pattern on process. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 20:171-197.
Turner, M. G., R. H. Gardner, V. H. Dale and R. V. O'Neill. 1989. Predicting the spread of disturbance across heterogeneous landscapes. Oikos 55:121-129.
Turner, M. G., W. H. Romme, R. H. Gardner, R. V. O'Neill, and T. K. Kratz. 1993. A revised concept of landscape equilibrium: disturbance and stability on scaled landscapes. Landscape Ecology 8:213-227.
Turner, M. G. and W. H. Romme. 1994. Landscape dynamics in crown fire ecosystems. Landscape Ecology 9:59-77
Turner, M. G., W. H. Romme, R. H. Gardner and W. W. Hargrove. 1997. Effects of fire size and pattern on early succession in Yellowstone National Park. Ecological Monographs 67:411-433.
Turner, M. G., W. L. Baker, C. Peterson, and R. K. Peet. 1998. Factors influencing succession: lessons from large, infrequent natural disturbances. Ecosystems 1:511-523.
Turner, M. G., R. H. Gardner and R. V. O’Neill. 2001. Landscape ecology in theory and practice. Springer-Verlag, New York.
Turner, M. G., W. H. Romme and D. B. Tinker. 2003. Surprises and lessons from the 1988 Yellowstone fires. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 1(7):351-358.
Lovett, G. M., C. G. Jones, M. G. Turner and K. C. Weathers, editors. 2005. Ecosystem function in heterogeneous landscapes. Springer-Verlag, New York.
Turner, M. G. 2005. Landscape ecology in North America: past, present and future. Ecology 86:1967-1974.
Turner, M. G. 2005. Landscape ecology: what is the state of the science? Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 36:319-344.
Turner, M. G., E. A. H. Smithwick, K. L. Metzger, D. B. Tinker and W. H. Romme. 2007. Inorganic nitrogen availability following severe stand-replacing fire in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 104:4782-4789.
Turner, M. G. 2010. Disturbance and landscape dynamics in a changing world. Ecology 91:2833-2849.
Professor Monica G. Turner
Department of Zoology
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI 53706
Tel (608) 262-2592;
Fax (608) 265-6320
Email: turnermg @ wisc.edu