Faculty and Research
Mark E. Ritchie
• Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1987
• BIO 115 Environment and Society
• Faculty member, Environmental Science Program at SU
Biodiversity; plant-herbivore interactions; environmental science
• National Science Foundation (NSF) Cross-Site Research: Effects of
different-sized herbivores on nitrogen cycling in grasslands
Ritchie, M.E. 2002. Competition and coexistence in mobile animals. Pages 127-141 In: Sommer, U. and B. Worm (editors), Competition and coexistence. Springer, Berlin.
Haskell, J.H., M.E. Ritchie, and H.Olff. 2002. Fractal geometry predicts varying body size scaling relationships for mammal and bird home ranges. Nature 418: 527-530. [PDF]
Pitt, W.C. and M.E. Ritchie. 2002. Influence of prey distribution on the functional response of lizards. Oikos 96:157-163.
Olff, H., M.E. Ritchie, and H.H.T. Prins. 2002. Global determinants of diversity in large herbivores. Nature 415: 901-904.
Olff, H. and M.E. Ritchie. 2002. Fragmented nature: consequences for biodiversity. Landscape and Urban Planning 58: 83-92.
Updated December, 2009
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