Recommended Readings: Jesse Ausubel, M.A. Nov. 15, 2010

Monday Lecture Series

The Census of Marine Life

Jesse Ausubel, M.A.

Program for the Human Environment

The Rockefeller University

Caspary Auditorium,  4:00 pm

November 15, 2010

Recommended Readings:

Pennisi, Elizabeth.  2010.  Seeing deeply into the seas’ biodiversity.   Science.   329:622

O’Dor, R; Miloslavich, P; and Yarincik, K.  2010.  Marine Biodiversity and Biogeography – Regional Comparisons of Global Issues, an Introduction.   PLoS One.  5(8): e11871  

Costello, MJ; Coll, M; Danovaro, R, et al.  2010.  A Census of Marine Biodiversity Knowledge, Resources, and Future Challenges.     PLoS One.   5(8): e12110  

Webb, TJ; Vanden Berghe, E; and O’Dor, R.  2010.  Biodiversity’s Big Wet Secret: The Global Distribution of Marine Biological Records Reveals Chronic Under-Exploration of the Deep Pelagic OceanPLoS One. 2010; 5(8): e10223.

O’Dor, RK; Fennel, K; and Berghe, RV .  2009.  A one ocean model of biodiversity.  Deep-sea research Part II: Tropical Studies in Oceanography.  56(19-20):1816-1823     Request from Markus Library.

Katsunori, Y; Fujikura, D.  2009.  OBIS: the databse of the Census of Marine Life project.  Bulletin of the Plankton Society of Japan.  56(2):155-158  Request from Markus Library.

Miloslavich, P; and Klein, E.   2009.  The world conference on marine biodiversity: Current global trends in marine biodiversity research.   Marine Biodiversity. 39(2):147-152

Yarincik, K. and O’Dr, R.  2005.  The census of marine life: goals, scope and strategyScientia Marina  69(Supple1):201-208

Related Readings – Richard Ostfeld Ph.D.

Special Seminar Series

Biodiversity Loss and the Rise of Zoonotic Pathogens

Wednesday May 14, 2008

Welch Hall Level 2 Refreshments 3:45 p.m. Lecture 4 p.m.

Recommended Review Article:

Ostfeld, R. and F.  Keesing.  2000.  The function of biodiversity in the ecology of vector-borne zoonotic diseasesCanadian Journal of Zoology – Revue Canadienne de Zoologie 78(12):2061-2078

Related Articles:

Dobson, Andy et al. 2006. Sacred cows and sympathetic squirrels: the importance of biological diversity to human health. PLoS Medicine3(6):e231

Ostfeld, Richard and K. LoGiudice. 2003. Community disassembly, biodiversity loss, and the erosion of an ecosystem service. Ecology 84(6):1421-1427

LoGiudice, K.; Ostfeld, R.; Schmidt, K. A. et al. 2003. The ecology of infectious disease: effects of host diversity and community composition on Lyme disease risk. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 100(2):567-571

Epstein, P.R. 2002. Biodiversity, climate change, and emerging infectious diseases. Conservation Medicine 2002:27-39

Pongsiri, M. J. and J. Roman. 2007. Examining the links between biodiviersity and human health: an interdisciplinary research initiative at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Ecohealth 4(1):82-85