Species Invasions

Species invasions pose a severe threat to the stability of terrestrial and marine ecosystems globally. Here we investigate what factors drive species invasion success and the consequences to the structure and dynamics of food webs. 

Key Paper

Romanuk, T.N., Y. Zhou, F.S. Valdovinos and N.D. Martinez (2017) Robustness Trade-Offs in Model Food Webs: Invasion Probability Decreases While Invasion Consequences Increase with Connectance. Advances in Ecological Research, 56, 263-291. Academic Press.