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

  • Feller, Ilka C., Ball, Marilyn C., Ellis, Joanne I., Lovelock, Catherine E. and Reef, Ruth. (2017). Interactive effects of climate and nutrient enrichment on patterns of herbivory by different feeding guilds in mangrove forests. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26 (11) , 1326-1338. https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12644
  • Feller, Ilka C., Friess, Daniel A., Krauss, Ken W. and Lewis, Roy R. (2017). The state of the world’s mangroves in the 21st century under climate change. Hydrobiologia, 803 (1) , 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3331-z
  • Gedan, Keryn B., Altieri, Andrew H., Feller, Ilka C., Burrell, Rebecca and Breitburg, Denise L. (2017). Community composition in mangrove ponds with pulsed hypoxic and acidified conditions. Ecosphere, 8 (12) https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2053
  • Griffen, Blaine D., Riley, Megan E., Cannizzo, Zachary J. and 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. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12730
  • Hamilton, John F., Osman, Richard W. and Feller, Ilka C. (2017). Modeling local effects on propagule movement and the potential expansion of mangroves and associated fauna: testing in a sub-tropical lagoon. Hydrobiologia, 803 (1) , 173-187. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3231-2
  • Kelleway, Jeffrey J., Cavanaugh, Kyle, Rogers, Kerrylee, Feller, Ilka C., Ens, Emilie, Doughty, Cheryl and Saintilan, Neil. (2017). Review of the ecosystem service implications of mangrove encroachment into salt marshes. Global Change Biology, 23 (10) , 3967-3983. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.13727
  • Lovelock, Catherine E., Feller, Ilka C., Reef, Ruth, Hickey, Sharyn and Ball, Marilyn C. (2017). Mangrove dieback during fluctuating sea levels. Scientific Reports, 7 (1) https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01927-6
  • Simpson, L. T., Osborne, T. Z. and 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. https://doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-16-00108.1
  • Simpson, L. T., Osborne, T. Z., Duckett, Lisa J. and Feller, Ilka C. (2017). Carbon Storages along a Climate Induced Coastal Wetland Gradient. Wetlands, , 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13157-017-0937-x
  • Coldren, G. A., Barreto, C. R., Wykoff, D. D., Morrissey, E. M., Langley, J. Adam, Feller, Ilka C. and Chapman, S. K. (2016). Chronic warming stimulates growth of marsh grasses more than mangroves in a coastal wetland ecotone. Ecology, 97 (11) , 3167-3175. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.1539
  • Dangremond, Emily M. and Feller, Ilka C. (2016). Precocious reproduction increases at the leading edge of a mangrove range expansion. Ecology and Evolution, 6 (14) , 5087-5092. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.2270
  • Doughty, Cheryl L., Langley, J. Adam, Walker, Wayne S., Feller, Ilka C., Schaub, Ronald and Chapman, Samantha K. (2016). Mangrove Range Expansion Rapidly Increases Coastal Wetland Carbon Storage. Estuaries and Coasts, 39 (2) , 385-396. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-015-9993-8
  • Rodriguez, Wilfrid, Feller, Ilka C. and 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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gecco.2016.07.005
  • Cavanaugh, Kyle C., Parker, John D., Cook-Patton, Susan, Feller, Ilka C., Park Williams, A. and Kellner, James R. (2015). Integrating physiological threshold experiments with climate modeling to project mangrove species’ range expansion. Global Change Biology, 21 (5) , 1928-1938. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12843
  • Dangremond, Emily M., Feller, Ilka C. and Sousa, Wayne P. (2015). Environmental tolerances of rare and common mangroves along light and salinity gradients . Oecologia, 179 (4) , 1187-1198. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-015-3408-1

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