Juan Manuel Morales

     Laboratorio ECOTONO

     Universidad Nacional del Comahue


  • Morales J.M., and D.P. Vazquez (2008) The effect of space in plant-animal mutualistic networks: insights from a simulation study. Oikos 117: 1362-1370. [pdf]
  • Aizen MA, Morales CL, Morales JM (2008) Invasive Mutualists Erode Native Pollination Webs. PLoS Biol 6(2): e31 doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060031
  • Haydon D.T., Morales J.M., Yott A., Jenkins D., Rosatte R., and J.M. Fryxell (2008) Socially-informed random walks: Incorporating group dynamics into models of population spread and growth. Proc. R. Soc. B. 275: 1101-1109.
  • Carlo T.A., and J.M. Morales (2008) Inequalities in frugivory and seed dispersal: consequences of bird behaviour, neighbourhood density and landscape aggregation. Journal of Ecology 96: 609-618, [pdf]
  • Dalziel B.D., Morales J.M. and J.M. Fryxell (2008) Fitting probability distributions to animal movement trajectories: dynamic models linking distance, resources, and memory. American Naturalist 172: 248-258
  • Fryxell J.M., Hazell M., Börger L., Dalziel B.D., Haydon D.T., Morales J.M., McIntosh T., and R. C. Rosatte (2008). Multiple movement modes by large herbivores at multiple spatiotemporal scales. PNAS 105: 19114-19119.
  • Frair J.L., Merrill E.H., Beyer H.L. and J.M. Morales (2008) Thresholds in landscape connectivity and mortality risks in response to growing road networks. Journal of Applied Ecology 45: 1504-1513.
  • Barton K.A., Phillips B.E., Morales J.M. and J. M. J. Travis (2009) The evolution of an 'intelligent' dispersal strategy: biased, correlated random walks on patchy landscapes. Oikos 118: 309-319
  • Lambertucci S.A, Speziale K.L., Rogers T.,and J.M. Morales (2008). How do roads affect the habitat use of an assemblage of scavenging raptors? Biodiversity and Conservation in press.
  • Morales J.M., and T.A. Carlo (2006) The effects of plant distribution and frugivore density on the scale and shape of dispersal kernels. Ecology 87: 1489-1496. [pdf]. [Appendices]. Note: there's a typo in eq.(5), the correct version is eq5
  • Morales J.M., D. Fortin, J. Frair and E. Merrill (2005) Adaptive Models for Large Herbivore Movements in Heterogeneous Landscapes. Landscape Ecology 20(3): 301-316. [pdf]
  • Frair J.L., Merrill, E. H., Visscher, D. R., Fortin, D., Beyer, H. L & J.M. Morales (2005) Scales of movement by elk (Cervus elaphus) in response to heterogeneity in forage resources and predation risk. Landscape Ecology 20(3): 273-287.
  • Fortin D., Morales, J.M., and M.S. Boyce (2005) Elk winter foraging at fine scale in Yellowstone National Park. Oecologia 145(2): 334-342.
  • Morales J.M., D.T. Haydon, J. Frair, K.E. Holsinger and J.M. Fryxell (2004) Extracting More from Relocation Data: Building Movement Models as Mixtures of Random Walks. Ecology 85(9): 2436-2445. [pdf] -- Appendices [here], and Supplementary material [here].
  • Chacoff N.P., Morales, J.M. and M.P. Vaquera (2004) Efectos de la Fragmentación Sobre la Aborción y Depredación de Semillas en el Chaco Serrano. Biotropica, 36: 109–117. -- send email request reprint
  • Aragón M.R. and J.M. Morales (2003) Species composition and invasion in NW Argentinian secondary forests: Effects of land use history, environment and landscape. Journal of Vegetation Science 14(2): 195-204. -- [pdf]
  • Morales J.M. (2002) Behavior at habitat boundaries can produce leptokurtic movement distributions. American Naturalist,160(4): 531-538. -- [pdf]
  • Morales J.M. and S.P. Ellner (2002) Scaling up movements in heterogeneous landscapes: the importance of behavior. Ecology, 83(8): 2240-2247. -- [pdf]
  • Morales J.M. (1999) Viability in a Pink Environment: why "white noise" models can be dangerous. Ecology Letters 2: 228-232. -- [pdf]
  • Adler P.B. and J.M. Morales (1999) Influence of environmental factors and sheep grazing on an Andean grassland. Journal of Range Management 52: 471-481.


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 Curso: Modelos y Datos en Ecología