PhD, Michigan State University (Kellogg Biological Station), 1988
BA, University of California Santa Barbara, 1980
Honors, Awards, and Achievements
ESA Fellow, 2015-life
Honorary Research Associate, Victoria University Wellington, 2007-2009
Invited Professor, Universite de Perpignan, 2007
University of Florida Research Foundation Professor, 2002-2005
WT Edmondson Lecturer, Univ. of Washington, 2001
Faculty Opponent, University Omea, 2000
Size- and stage-structured dynamics and species interactions; meta-analysis; environmental impacts assessment (BACIPS designs); competition; predator-prey interactions
- Aquatic Ecology (marine and freshwater)
- Population Ecology
- Community Ecology
- Organismal Ecology
- Landscape Ecology
- Theoretical ecology
- Conservation Ecology
- Mathematical Ecology
- Terrestrial Ecology
- Coral reefs dynamics, including vermetid-coral interactions, habitat quality and configuration and fish dynamics
- The design of marine protected areas (and analysis of large-scale perturbations)
- Size-structured interactions, density-dependence, and population dynamics
- Soil carbon dynamics
Hamman, EA, SA McKinley, AC Stier, CW Osenberg. 2018. Landscape configuration drives persistent spatial patterns of occupant distributions. Theoretical Ecology 11:111-127. doi:10.1007/s12080-017-0352-1
Thiault, L, L Kernaleguen, CW Osenberg, J Claudet. 2017. Progressive-change BACIPS: a flexible approach for environmental impact assessment. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. (in press). DOI 10.1111/2041-210X.12655
Brown, A, TK Frazer, JS Shima, CW Osenberg. 2016. Mass mortality of the vermetid gastropod, Ceraesignum maximum. Coral Reefs 35:1027-1032. DOI 10.1007/s00338-016-1438-8
Jiao, J, SS Pilyguin, CW Osenberg. 2016. Random movement of predators can eliminate the strength of trophic cascades in marine protected areas. Ecosphere 7(8):e01421. DOI 10.1002/ecs2.1421
Van Groenigen, KJ, X Qi, CW Osenberg, Y Luo, BA Hungate. 2014. Faster decomposition under increased atmospheric CO2 limits soil carbon storage. Science 344: 508-509.Doi: 10.1126/science.1249534
Langebrake J, L Riotte-Lambert, CW Osenberg, P De Leenheer. 2012. A differential movement model for marine protected areas. Journal of Mathematical Biology 64:667-696.
McCoy MW, AC Stier, CW Osenberg.2012. Emergent effects of multiple predators on prey survival: the importance of depletion and the functional response. Ecology Letters 15: 1449‚Äì1456. doi: 10.1111/ele.12005.
Stier, AC and CW Osenberg. 2010. Propagule redirection: habitat availability reduces colonization and increases recruitment in reef fishes.Ecology 91:2826-2832.
Claudet, J, CW Osenberg and 19 others. 2010. Marine reserves: fish life history and ecological traits matter. Ecological Applications 20:830-839.
Shima, J and C.W. Osenberg. 2003. Cryptic density dependence: effects of spatio-temporal variation among reef fish populations. Ecology 84:46-52.
Osenberg, C.W., O. Sarnelle, S.D. Cooper, and R.D. Holt. 1999. Resolving ecological questions through meta-analysis: goals, metrics and models. Ecology 80:1105-1117.