University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
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Ph.D. - Univeristy of New Mexico
M. S. - University of New Mexico
B.S. - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Theoretical and Statistical Ecology
The effects of warming on soil organic matter decomposition; metabolic scaling in river networks; links between community structure and ecosystem dynamics; spatial and temporal variability in populations; causes and consequences of elemental stoichiometry in ecosystems.
Alexander, H. M., B. L. Foster, F. Ballantyne, C. D. Collins, J. Antonovics and R. D. Holt. 2012. Metapopulations and metacommunities: combining spatial and temporal perspectives in plant ecology. Journal of Ecology 100:88-103.
Menge, D. N. L., F. Ballantyne and J. S. Weitz. 2011. Dynamics of nutrient uptake strategies: lessons from the tortoise and the hare. Theoretical Ecology 4(2):163-177.
Ballantyne, F. and D. Menge and J. S. Weitz. 2010. A discrepancy between predictions of saturating nutrient uptake models and nitrogen to phosphorus stoichiometry in the surface ocean. Limnology and Oceanography 55(3):997-1008.
Ballantyne, F., D. Menge, A. Ostling and P. Hosseini. 2008. Nutrient recycling affects autotroph and ecosystem stoichiometry. The American Naturalist 171(4):511-523.
Ballantyne, F. and A. J. Kerkhoff. 2007. The observed range for temporal mean-variance scaling exponents can be explained by reproductive correlation. Oikos 116:174-180.
Ballantyne, F. and A. J. Kerkhoff. 2005. Reproductive correlation and mean-variance scaling of reproductive output for a forest model. The Journal of Theoretical Biology 235(3):373-380.
Gerber, L., S. Heppell, F. Ballantyne and E. Sala. 2005. The Use of Life History Information in Managing Marine Protected Areas in the Gulf of California. The Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 62(4):863-871.
Kerkhoff, A. J. and F. Ballantyne. 2003. The scaling of reproductive variability in trees.Ecology Letters 6(9):850-856.