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Ellis-Soto, D., C. Merow, G. Amatulli, W. Jetz. Advancing biodiversity information in mountain systems for research and conservation through model-based data integration.

Merow, C. Trinary maps: Quantifying uncertainty in species' range limits when thresholding species distribution models.

Merow, C., X. Feng, B. Boyle, B. Maitner, B. McGill, B. Enquist, and the BIEN Working Group. Range models for all New World land plants.

Merow, C., B. Maitner, H. Owens, J. Kass, B. Enquist, R. Guralnik. RMMS: Species' Range Model Metadata Standards.

Merow, C., A. Ranipeta, W. Jetz. Projected regional distribution losses of terrestrial vertebrates under different climate change and land use scenarios.

Merow. C, J. Best, M. Farr, B. Gardner, M. Jarzyna, W. Jetz, C. Yackulic, E. Zipkin, J. Thorson. Integrating multiple biodiversity data types into species' range models.

Ortiz-Rodriguez, I. A., J. Raventos, E. Mujica, E. Gonzalez, P. Ortega-Larrocea, A. Bonet, and C. Merow. Demographic fate of an endemic epiphytic orchid in a post-hurricane context: planning a population management scheme.


de Gouvenain, R.C., J. J. Midgley, and C. Merow. 2019. Geographical variability in serotiny in the South African shrub Protea repens is associated with gradients of fire intensity, precipitation, and temperature, and mediated by the energetic support of live leaves. Plant Ecology. 220: 97-109. link

Jetz, W., M. A. McGeoch, R. Guralnick, S. Ferrier, J. Beck, M. J. Costello, M. Fernandez, G. Geller, P. Keil, C. Merow, C. Meyer, F. E. Muller-Karger, H. M. Pereira, E. C. Regan, D. S. Schmeller, E. Tura. Essential information for mapping and monitoring of species populations for policy, management, and education. 2019. In press, Nature Communications.

Peterson, A. T., 48 others, including C. Merow. Open Access Solutions for Biodiversity Journals: Don’t Replace One Problem with Another. 2019. Diversity and Distributions. 25:5-8.220: 97-109. link

Steidinger, B.S., T.W. Crowther, J. Liang, M.E. Van Nuland, G.D.A. Werner, P.B. Reich, G.Nabuurs, S. de-Miguel, M. Zhou, N. Picard, B. Herault, X. Zhao, X. Zhange, D. Routh, GFBi Consortium (including C. Merow), K. G. Peay. 2019. Climatic controls of decomposition drive the global biogeography of forest tree symbioses. In Press, Nature.

Kass, J.M., B. Vilela, R. Muscarella, M. Aiello-Lammens, C. Merow, and R.P. Anderson. 2018. Wallace: a flexible platform for reproducible modeling of species niches and distributions built for community expansion. 2018. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 9: 1151-1156. link

Kim, H., I. Rosa, R. Alkemade, P. Leadley, G. Hurtt, A. Popp, D. vanVuuren, P. Anthoni, A. Arneth, D. Baisero, E. Caton, R. Chaplin-Kramer, L. Chini, A. De Palma, F. Di Fulvio, M. Di Marco, F. Espinoza, S. Ferrier, S. Fujimori, R. E. Gonzalez, C. Guerra, M. Hartfoot, T. D. Harwood, T. Hasegawa, V. Haverd, P. Havlik, S.Hellweg, L. L. Hill, A. Hirata, A. J. Hoskins, J. H. Janse, W. Jetz, J.A. Johnson, A. Krause, D. Leclere,I.S. Martins, T. Matsui, C. Merow, M. Obersteiner, H. Ohashi, B. Poulter, A. Purvis, B. Quesada, C. Rondinini, A. Schipper, R. Sharp, K. Takahashi, W. Thuiller, N. Titeux, P. Visconti, C. Ware, F. Wolf, H. M. Pereira. 2018. A protocol for an intercomparison of biodiversity and ecosystem services models using harmonized land-use and climate scenarios. Geoscentific Model Development. 11: 4537-4562. link

Maitner, B.S., B. Boyle, N. Casler, R. Condit, J. Donoghue II, S. M. Durán, D. Guaderrama, C. E. Hinchliff, P. M. Jorgensen, N. J.B. Kraft, B. McGill, C. Merow, N. Morueta-Holme, R. K. Peet, B. Sandel, M. Schildhauer, S.A. Smith, J.-C. Svenning, B. Thiers, C. Violle, S. Wiser and B. J. Enquist. 2018. The BIEN R package: A tool to access the Botanical Information and Ecology Network (BIEN) database. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 9: 373-379. link

Morueta-Holme, N., M. F. Oldfather, R. L. Olliff-Yang, A. P. Weitz, C. R. Levine, M. M. Kling, E. C. Riordan, C. Merow, S. N. Sheth, A. H. Thornhill, D. D. Ackerly. 2018. Best practices for reporting climate data in ecology. Nature Climate Change. 8: 92-94. link

Needham, J., C. Merow, C.-H. Chang-Yang, H. Caswell, S. McMahon. 2018. Inferring forest fate from demographic data: from vital rates to population dynamic models. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 285: 1874. link

Serra-Diaz, J.M., B. J. Enquist, B. Maitner, B. McGill, C. Merow, and J-C. Svenning. 2018. Big data of tree species distributions: How big and how good? Forest Ecosystems. 4:30. link

Aiello-Lammens, M., J. Slingsby, D. Euston-Brown, H. Kilroy, C. Merow, J.A. Silander Jr. 2017. Processes of community composition in an environmentally heterogeneous, high biodiversity region. Ecography. 40: 561-576. link

Merow, C., S.T. Bois, J. Allen, Y. Xie, J. A. Silander Jr. 2017. Climate change will both facilitate and restrict invasive plant ranges in New England. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 114: E3276-E3284. link Highlighted for commentary link

Merow, C., A. Wilson, W. Jetz. 2017. Integrating occurrence data and expert maps for improved species range predictions. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 26: 243-258. link

Slingsby. J., C. Merow, M. Aiello-Lammens, S. Hall, H. Kilroy, R. Turner, A. Wilson, and J. A. Silander, Jr. 2017. Intensifying post-fire weather and invasion history drive diversity loss in a Mediterranean-type ecosystem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 114: 4697-4702. link

Rominger. A, C. Merow. meteR: An R package for testing the Maximum Entropy Theory of Ecology. 2017. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 8: 241-247. link

Evans, M.E.K., C. Merow, S.M. McMahon, S. Record, B.J. Enquist. 2016. Towards process-based range modeling of many species. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 31: 860-871. link

Griffith, A., R. Salguero-Gomez, C. Merow, S.M. McMahon. 2016. Demography beyond the population. Journal of Ecology. 102: 272-280. link

Merow, C. Methods in Population Dyanamics. 2016. Oxford Bibliographies in Ecology. link

Merow, C., J. Allen, M. Aiello-Lammens, J.A. Silander Jr. 2016. Building better range models with Maxent and Point Process Models by integrating spatially explicit information. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 25: 1022-1036. link

Needham, J., C. Merow, N. Butt, Y. Malhi, T. Marthews, M. Morecroft, and S. M. McMahon. 2016. Forest community response to pathogens: the case of ash dieback in a British woodland. Journal of Ecology. 102:315-330. link Editor's Choice in Science: link

Metcalf, C.J.E., S.P. Ellner, D.Z. Childs, R. Salguero-Gomez, C. Merow, S.M. McMahon, E. Jongejans, M. Rees. 2015. Modeling annual variation for stochastic population dynamics using Integral Projection Models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Visser, M.D., S.M. McMahon, P.M. Dixon, C. Merow, S. Record, E. Jongejans. Speeding up ecological and evolutionary computations in R. 2015. PLoS Computational Biology. 11: e1004140. Recommended on F1000. link

Merow, C., A. M. Latimer, A. Wilson, S. McMahon, A. Rebelo, J. A. Silander Jr. On using integral projection models to generate demographically driven predictions of species' distributions: development and validation using sparse data. 2014. Ecography. 37:

Merow, C., M. Smith, T. Edwards, A. Guisan, S. McMahon, S. Normand, W. Thuiller, R. Wuest, N. Zimmermann, J. Elith. 2014. What do we gain from simplicity versus complexity in species distribution models? Ecography. 37: 1267-1281. link

Merow, C., J. Dahlgren, C.J.E. Metcalf, D. Childs, M.E.K. Evans, E. Jongejans, S. Record, M. Rees, R. Salguero-Gomez, S.M. McMahon. Advancing population ecology with integral projection models: a practical guide. 2014. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 5:

Merow, C., J. Silander. A comparison of Maxent and Maxlike for modeling species distributions. 2014. Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 5:

Thuiller, W., T. Munkemuller, K.H. Schiffers, D. Georges, S. Dullinger, V.M. Eckhart, T. C. Edwards, D. Gravel, G. Kunstler, C. Merow, K. Moore O'Leary, C. Piedallu, S. Vissault, N.E. Zimmermann, D. Zurell, F. M. Schurr. 2014. Does probability of occurrence relate to demographic performance? Ecography. 37:

Merow, C., M. Smith, J. A. Silander Jr. 2013. A practical guide to Maxent: what it does, and why inputs and settings matter. Ecography. 36: 1-12. link Denoted Editor's Choice and Ecography's fifth most cited paper.

Merow, C., A. Latimer, J. Silander. 2011. Can entropy maximization use functional traits to explain species abundances? A comprehensive evaluation. Ecology. 92: 1523-1537. pdf, supplement

Merow, C., N. LaFleur, J. A. Silander Jr., A. Wilson & M. Rubega. 2011. Developing dynamic, mechanistic species distribution models: predicting bird-mediated spread of invasive plants across northeastern North America. American Naturalist. 178: 30-43. pdf, supplement

Midgley, G.F., R. Altwegg, D. Guo & C. Merow. 2009. Are quiver trees a sentinel for climate change in arid southern Africa? South African National Biodiversity Institute. ISBN: 978-0-620-43639-7 pdf

Rawitscher, G., C. Merow, M. Nguyen & I. Simbotin. 2002. Resonances and quantum scattering for the Morse potential as a barrier. American Journal of Physics. 70: 935-944. pdf