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Profit fluctuations signal eroding resilience of natural resources

Richter, A. & Dakos, V. (2015)

Ecological Economics, 117, 12–21. [Full text] 

Heteroskedasticity as a leading indicator of desertification in spatially explicit data. 

Seekell, D.A. & Dakos, V. (2015)

Ecology and Evolution, 5(11), 2185-2192. [Full text]

Allowing variance may enlarge the safe operating space for exploited ecosystems

Carpenter, S.R., Brock, W.A., Folke, C., van Nes, E.H. & Scheffer, M. (2015)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112 (46):14384-14389 [Full text]

Understanding migraine using dynamic network biomarkers

Dahlem, M.A., Kurths, J., Ferrari, M.D., Aihara, K., Scheffer, M. & May, A. (2015)

Cephalalgia 35 (7):627-630 [Full text]

Resilience indicators: Prospects and limitations for early warnings of regime shifts

Dakos, V., Carpenter, S.R., van Nes, E.H. & Scheffer, M. (2015)

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 370 (1659):20130263 [Full text]

Catalogue of abrupt shifts in Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change climate models

Drijfhout, S., Bathiany, S., Beaulieu, C., Brovkin, V., Claussen, M., Huntingford, C., Scheffer, M., Sgubin, G. & Swingedouw, D. (2015)

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112 (43):E5777-e5786 [Full text]

Hysteresis in an experimental phytoplankton population

Faassen, E.J., Veraart, A.J., Van Nes, E.H., Dakos, V., Lürling, M. & Scheffer, M. (2015)

Oikos in press [Full text]

How to Break the Cycle of Low Workforce Diversity: A Model for Change

O’Brien, K.R., Scheffer, M., van Nes, E.H. & van der Lee, R. (2015)

PLoS ONE 10 (7):e0133208 [Full text]

Early warning signs for acute episodes in chronic diseases

Olde Rikkert, M.G.M., Melis, R.J.F., Claassen, J.A.H.R., Ferrari, M.D., Lagro, J., Tolner, E.A. & Scheffer, M. (2015)

Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde 159 (5):A8150 [Full text]

Creating a safe operating space for iconic ecosystems

Scheffer, M., Barrett, S., Carpenter, S.R., Folke, C., Green, A.J., Holmgren, M., Hughes, T.P., Kosten, S., van de Leemput, I.A., Nepstad, D.C., van Nes, E.H., Peeters, E.T.H.M. & Walker, B. (2015)

Science 347 (6228):1317-1319 [Full text]

Generic Indicators of Ecological Resilience: Inferring the Chance of a Critical Transition

Scheffer, M., Carpenter, S.R., Dakos, V. & Van Nes, E.H. (2015)

Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 46:145-167 [Full text]

The mystery of missing trubs revisited: A response to McGlone et al. and Qian and Ricklefs

Scheffer, M., Vergnon, R., Cornelissen, J.H.H.C., Hantson, S., Holmgren, M., van Nes, E.H. & Xu, C. (2015)

Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30 (1):7-8 [Full text]

The Evolution of Functionally Redundant Species; Evidence from Beetles

Scheffer, M., Vergnon, R., van Nes, E.H., Cuppen, J.G.M., Peeters, E.T.H.M., Leijs, R. & Nilsson, A.N. (2015)

PLoS ONE 10 (10):e0137974 [Full text]

Synergistic effects of drought and deforestation on the resilience of the south-eastern Amazon rainforest

Staal, A., Dekker, S.C., Hirota, M. & van Nes, E.H. (2015)

Ecological Complexity 22 (0):65-75 [Full text]

Resilience of Alternative States in Spatially Extended Ecosystems

van de Leemput, I.A., van Nes, E.H. & Scheffer, M. (2015)

PLoS ONE 10 (2):e0116859 [Full text]

Causal feedbacks in climate change

van Nes, E.H., Scheffer, M., Brovkin, V., Lenton, T.M., Ye, H., Deyle, E. & Sugihara, G. (2015)

Nature Climate Change 5:445–448 [Full text]

A Changing Number of Alternative States in the Boreal Biome: Reproducibility Risks of Replacing Remote Sensing Products

Xu, C., Holmgren, M., Van Nes, E.H., Hirota, M., Chapin III, F. & Scheffer, M. (2015)

PLoS ONE 10 (11):e0143014 [Full text]

Can we infer plant facilitation from remote sensing? A test across global drylands

Xu, C., Holmgren, M., Van Nes, E.H., Maestre, F.T., Soliveres, S., Berdugo, M., Kéfi, S., Marquet, P.A., Abades, S. & Scheffer, M. (2015)

Ecological Applications 25 (6):1456-1462 [Full text]

Local facilitation may cause tipping points on a landscape level preceded by early-warning indicators

Xu, C., Van Nes, E.H., Holmgren, M., Kéfi, S. & Scheffer, M. (2015)

American Naturalist 186 (4):E81-e90 [Full text]

Temperate forest and open landscapes are distinct alternative states as reflected in canopy height and tree cover

Xu, C., Vergnon, R., Cornelissen, J.H.C., Hantson, S., Holmgren, M., van Nes, E.H. & Scheffer, M. (2015)

Trends in Ecology and Evolution 30 (9):501–502 [Full text]