Staff Profile
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Biography

B.A., University of North Carolina, Greensboro (Biology, 1969)/ Ph.D., Georgetown University (Ecology, 1993) Research interest in insect ecology, animal-plant interactions, mangrove ecology

Publications

  • Griffen, Blaine D. ; Riley, Megan E. ; Cannizzo, Zachary J. ; Feller, Ilka C. (2017). Indirect effects of ecosystem engineering combine with consumer behavior to determine the spatial distribution of herbivory. Journal of Animal Ecology, 86 (6) , 1425-1433. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12730
  • Kelleway, Jeffrey J. ; Cavanaugh, Kyle ; Rogers, Kerrylee ; Feller, Ilka C. ; Ens, Emilie ; Doughty, Cheryl ; Saintilan, Neil. (2017). Review of the ecosystem service implications of mangrove encroachment into salt marshes. Global Change Biology, 23 (10) , 3967-3983. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13727
  • Lovelock, Catherine E. ; Feller, Ilka C. ; Reef, Ruth ; Hickey, Sharyn ; Ball, Marilyn C. (2017). Mangrove dieback during fluctuating sea levels. Scientific Reports, 7 (1) http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01927-6
  • Simpson, L. T. ; Osborne, T. Z. ; Feller, Ilka C. (2017). Establishment and Biomass Allocation of Black and Red Mangroves: Response to Propagule Flotation Duration and Seedling Light Availability. Journal of Coastal Research, 33 (5) , 1126-1134. http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-16-00108.1
  • Dangremond, Emily M. ; Feller, Ilka C. (2016). Precocious reproduction increases at the leading edge of a mangrove range expansion. Ecology and Evolution, 6 (14) , 5087-5092. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2270
  • Rodriguez, Wilfrid ; Feller, Ilka C. ; Cavanaugh, Kyle C. (2016). Spatio-temporal changes of a mangrove–saltmarsh ecotone in the northeastern coast of Florida, USA . Global Ecology and Conservation, 7 , 245-261. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2016.07.005
  • Dangremond, Emily M. ; Feller, Ilka C. ; Sousa, Wayne P. (2015). Environmental tolerances of rare and common mangroves along light and salinity gradients . Oecologia, 179 (4) , 1187-1198. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3408-1
  • Feller, Ilka C. ; Dangremond, Emily Margaret ; Devlin, Donna J. ; Lovelock, Catherine E. ; Proffitt, C. Edward ; Rodriguez, Wilfrid. (2015). Nutrient enrichment intensifies hurricane impact in scrub mangrove ecosystems in the Indian River Lagoon, FL USA. Ecology, 96 (11) , 2960-2972. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-1853.1
  • Keuskamp, Joost A. ; Feller, Ilka C. ; Laanbroek, Hendrikus J. ; Verhoeven, Jos T. A. ; Hefting, Mariet M. (2015). Short- and long-term effects of nutrient enrichment on microbial exoenzyme activity in mangrove peat. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 81 , 38-47. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2014.11.003
  • Keuskamp, Joost A. ; Hefting, Mariet M. ; Dingemans, Bas J. J. ; Verhoeven, Jos T. A. ; Feller, Ilka C. (2015). Effects of nutrient enrichment on mangrove leaf litter decomposition. Science of The Total Environment, 508 , 402-410. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.11.092
  • Scharler, U. M. ; Ulanowicz, R. E. ; Fogel, M. L. ; Wooller, M. J. ; Jacobson-Meyers, M. ; Lovelock, C. E. ; Feller, Ilka C. ; Frischer, M. ; Lee, R. ; McKee, K. ; Romero, I. C. ; Schmit, J. P. ; Shearer, C. (2015). Variable nutrient stoichiometry (carbon:nitrogen:phosphorus) across trophic levels determines community and ecosystem properties in an oligotrophic mangrove system. Oecologia, , 1-14. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3379-2
  • Dangremond, Emily M. ; Feller, Ilka C. (2014). Functional traits and nutrient limitation in the rare mangrove Pelliciera rhizophorae. Aquatic Botany, 116 , 1-7. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2013.12.007
  • Lovelock, Catherine E. ; Feller, Ilka C. ; Reef, Ruth ; Ruess, Roger W. (2014). Variable effects of nutrient enrichment on soil respiration in mangrove forests. Plant and Soil, 379 (1-2) , 135-148. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11104-014-2036-6
  • Reef, Ruth ; Feller, Ilka C. ; Lovelock, Catherine E. (2014). Mammalian herbivores in Australia transport nutrients from terrestrial to marine ecosystems via mangroves. Journal of Tropical Ecology, 30 (3) , 179-188. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0266467414000054
  • Riley, Megan E. ; Johnston, Cora A. ; Feller, Ilka C. ; Griffen, Blaine D. (2014). Range Expansion of Aratus pisonii (Mangrove Tree Crab) into Novel Vegetative Habitats. Southeastern Naturalist, 13 (4) , N43-N48. http://dx.doi.org/10.1656/058.013.0405

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