Mark E. Ritchie
Biodiversity; plant-herbivore interactions; environmental science
- Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1987
- Postdoc, University of Minnesota, 1989-1990
- BIO 115 Environment and Society
- BIO 428 Environmental Science Capstone
- BIO 688 Readings in Biodiversity
Faculty member, Environmental Science Program at SU
- National Science Foundation (NSF) Cross-Site Research: Effects of different-sized herbivores on nitrogen cycling in grasslands
- NSF, Long-Term Ecological Research: Biodiversity, disturbance and ecosystem functioning at the prairie-forest border
- State of Utah, Endangered Species Mitigation Fund: Research towards recovery of the Utah Prairie Dog
- Ritchie, M.E. 2002. Competition and coexistence in mobile animals. Pages 127-141 In: Sommer, U. and B. Worm (editors), Competition and coexistence. Springer, Berlin.
- Haskell, J.H., M.E. Ritchie, and H.Olff. 2002. Fractal geometry predicts varying body size scaling relationships for mammal and bird home ranges. Nature 418: 527-530. [PDF]
- Pitt, W.C. and M.E. Ritchie. 2002. Influence of prey distribution on the functional response of lizards. Oikos 96:157-163.
- Olff, H., M.E. Ritchie, and H.H.T. Prins. 2002. Global determinants of diversity in large herbivores. Nature 415: 901-904.
- Olff, H. and M.E. Ritchie. 2002. Fragmented nature: consequences for biodiversity. Landscape and Urban Planning 58: 83-92.