In Review

Kremer, CT, SB Fey, AA Arellano, DA Vasseur. Gradual plasticity alters population dynamics in variable environments: thermal acclimation in the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhartdii.  Proc. R. Soc. B.


Kremer, CT, CA Klausmeier. Species packing in eco-evolutionary models of seasonally fluctuating environments. Ecology Letters, 20: 1158–1168. doi:10.1111/ele.12813

Kremer, CT, MK Thomas, E Litchman. Temperature- and size-scaling of phytoplankton population growth rates: Reconciling the Eppley curve and the metabolic theory of ecology. Limnology & Oceanography, 62: 1658–1670. doi:10.1002/lno.10523

Prunier, R, M Akman, CT Kremer, N Aitken, A Chuah, J Borevitz, KE Holsinger. Isolation by distance and isolation by environment contribute to population differentiation in Protea repens (Proteaceae L.), a widespread South African species. American Journal of Botany 104(5): 1–11.

Thomas, MK, M Aranguren-Gassis, CT Kremer, MR Gould, K Anderson, CA Klausmeier, E Litchman. Temperature-nutrient interactions exacerbate sensitivity to warming in phytoplankton. Global Change Biology 23: 3269–3280. doi:10.1111/gcb.13641


Kremer, CT, A Shepard, M Finiguerra, A Fong, A Kellerman, S Paver, B Tolar, B Toscano. Realizing the potential of trait-based aquatic ecology: new tools and collaborative approaches. Limnology & Oceanography 62(1): 253-271. doi:10.1002/lno.10392.

Royer, AM, CT Kremer, †K George, S Pérez, DW Schemske, JK Conner. Incomplete loss of a conserved trait: function, latitudinal cline, and genetic constraints. Evolution 70(12): 2853-2864. doi:10.1111/evo.13096

Coble, A, RG Asch, S Rivero-Calle, S Heerhartz, J Holding, CT Kremer, M Finiguerra, KE Strock. Climate is variable, but is our science? Limnology & Oceanography Bulletin, 25: 71-76. doi:10.1002/lob.10115

Thomas, MK, CT Kremer, E Litchman. Environment and evolutionary history determine phytoplankton temperature traits globally. Global Ecology & Biogeography 25(1): 71-86.  doi:10.1111/geb.12387


Litchman, E, P de Tezanos Pinto, KF Edwards, CA Klausmeier, CT Kremer, MK Thomas. Global biogeochemical impacts of phytoplankton in the past, present, and future: a trait-based perspective. Journal of Ecology 103(6): 1384-1396. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12438

Seltzer, CE, CT Kremer, HJ Ndangalasi, NJ Cordeiro. Seed harvesting of a threatened African tree dispersed by rodents: is enrichment planting a solution? Global Ecology & Conservation, 3: 645-653. doi:10.1016/j.gecco.2015.02.011


Kremer, CT, JP Gillette, LG Rudstam, P Brettum, R Ptacnik. A compendium of cell and natural unit biovolumes for >1,200 freshwater phytoplankton species.  Ecology 95:2984. [pdf] doi:10.1890/14-0603.1

Vasseur, D, JW Fox, A Gonzalez, R Adrian, BE Beisner, MR Helmus, C Johnson, P Kratina, CT Kremer, C deMazancourt, E Miller, WA Nelson, M Patternson, JA Rusak, J Shurin, CF Steiner. Synchronous dynamics of zooplankton competitors are prevailing in temperate lake ecosystems. Proc. R. Soc. B 281: 1-9. doi:10.1098/rspb.2014.0633


Kremer, CT, CA Klausmeier. Coexistence in a variable environment: Eco-evolutionary perspective. J Theoretical Biology 339: 14-25. [pdf]    doi:10.1016/j/jtbi.2013.05.005


*Thomas, MK, *CT Kremer, CA Klausmeier, E Litchman.  A global pattern of thermal adaptation in marine phytoplankton. Science 338: 1083-1085. doi:10.1126/science.1224836 *authors contributed equally. Featured on F1000. [pdf] [supplemental]

In preparation:

Bannar-Martin, KH, CT Kremer, et al. Integrating community assembly and biodiversity to better understand ecosystem function: the Community Assembly and the Functioning of Ecosystems (CAFE) approach. In revision for Ecology Letters.

Kremer, CT, CA Stock, DA Vasseur, JL Sarmiento. Evolution and trophic structure constrain marine ecosystems exposed to novel conditions.

Kremer, CT, MA Leibold, KH Bannar-Martin, SKM Ernest, et al. Beyond BEF: linking community assembly and diversity to ecosystem function in natural systems.

Koffel, T, CT Kremer, KH Bannar-Martin, MA Leibold, et al. Modeling how community assembly alters the functioning of ecosystems.

Okamoto, KW, LL Bowman, SB Fey, CT Kremer, K Scranton, FW Simon, AL Subalusky, PE Turner, DA Vasseur, DJ Wieczynski, DM Post. Distinguishing among eco-evolutionary interactions in a changing world.

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