Publications

*Mentees are indicated with an asterisk

L. P. Falke*, J. S. Henderson and M. Novak and D. L. Preston. 2019. Temporal shifts in interspecific and intraspecific diet variation: effects of predator body size and identity across seasons in a stream community. Freshwater Science.

Preston, D. L., L. P. Falke*, J. S. Henderson and M. Novak. 2019. Food web interaction strength distributions are conserved by greater variation between than within predator-prey pairs. Ecology.

Moser, K. A., J. S. Baron, J. Brahney, I. Olesky, J. E. Saros, E. J. Hundey, S. A. Sadro, J. Kopacek, R. Sommaruga, M. J. Kainz, A. L. Strecker, S. Chandra, D. M. Walters, D. L. Preston, N. Michelutti, F. Lepori, S. A. Spaulding, D. Hik, K. Christianson, J. M. Melack and J. P. Smol. 2019. Mountain lakes: eyes on global environmental change. Global and Planetary Change 178: 77-95.

Preston, D. L., J. S. Henderson, L. P. Falke*, L. Segui, T. Layden* and M. Novak. 2018. What drives interaction strengths in complex food webs? A test with feeding rates of a generalist stream predator. Ecology 99: 1591-1601.

Preston, D. L., H. D. Hedman* and P. T. J. Johnson. 2018. Nutrient availability and invasive fish jointly drive community dynamics in an experimental aquatic system. Ecosphere 9: e02153.

Preston, D. L., J. S. Henderson, L. P. Falke* and M. Novak. 2017. Using survival models to estimate prey identification times in predatory stream fish. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 146: 1303-1314.

Preston, D. L., H. D. Hedman*, E. R. Esfahani*, E. M. Pena*, C. E. Boland*, K. B. Lunde and P. T. J. Johnson. 2017. Responses of a wetland ecosystem to the controlled introduction of invasive fish. Freshwater Biology 62: 767-778. 

Preston, D. L., N. Caine, D. M. McKnight, M. W. Williams, K. Hell, M. P. Miller, S. J. Hart and P. T. J. Johnson. 2016. Climate regulates alpine lake ice phenology and aquatic ecosystem structure. Geophysical Research Letters 43: 5353-5360.

Johnson, P. T. J., C. L. Wood, M. B. Joseph. D. L. Preston, S. E. Hass and Y. P. Springer. 2016. Habitat heterogeneity drives the host diversity begets parasite diversity relationship: evidence from experimental and field studies. Ecology Letters 19: 752-761.

Preston, D. L.., J. A. Mischler, A. R. Townsend and P. T. J. Johnson. 2016. Disease ecology meets ecosystem science. Ecosystems 19: 737-748.

Joseph, M. B., D. L. Preston and P. T. J. Johnson. 2016. Integrating occupancy models and structural equation models to understand species occurrence. Ecology 97: 765-775.

Beals, S. C., D. L. Preston, C. A. Wessman and T. R. Seastedt. 2015. Resilience of a novel ecosystems after the loss of a keystone species: plague epizootics and urban prairie dogs. Ecosphere 6:157.

Redmond, M. D., D. L. Preston and R. M. Gafney. 2015. Effects of multiple invasive species in experimental aquatic communities. Teaching Issues and Experiments in Eology 10:2.

Preston, D. L., P. G. Taylor, N. C. Brown* and J. A. Mischler. 2015. Global change in the K-12 classroom: using the scientific process to engage students about our changing planet. Science Scope 38: 33-43.

Preston, D. L., C. E. Boland*, J. T. Hoverman and P. T. J. Johnson. 2014. Natural enemy ecology: comparing the effects of predation risk, infection risk and disease on host behaviour.  Functional Ecology 28: 1472-1481.

Preston, D. L., A. Z. Jacobs, S. A. Orlofske and P. T. J. Johnson. 2014. Complex life cycles in a pond food web: effects of life stage structure and parasites on network properties, trophic positions and the fit of a probabilistic niche model. Oecologia 174:953-965.

Johnson, P. T. J., D. L. Preston, J. T. Hoverman and B. E. Lafonte. 2013. Host and parasite diversity jointly control disease risk in complex communities. PNAS: 16916-16921.

Joseph, M.B., J. R. Mihaljevic, A. L. Arellano, J. G. Kueneman, D. L. Preston, P. C. Cross and P. T. J. Johnson. 2013. Taming wildlife disease: bridging the gap between science and management. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 702-712.

Thieltges, D. W., P.-A. Amundsen, R. F. Hechinger, P. T. J. Johnson, K. D. Lafferty, K. M. Mouritsen, D. L. Preston, K. Reise, C. Dieter Zander and R. Poulin. 2013. Parasites as prey in aquatic food webs: implications for predator infection and parasite transmission. Oikos 122: 1473-1482

Preston, D. L., S. A. Orlofske, J. P. Lambden* and P. T. J. Johnson. 2013. Biomass and productivity of trematode parasites in pond ecosystems. Journal of Animal Ecology 82: 509-517.

Johnson, P. T. J., D. L. Preston, J. T. Hoverman and K. L. D. Richgels. 2013. Biodiversity decreases disease through predictable changes in host community competence. Nature 494: 230-234.

Preston, D. L., S. A. Orlofske, J. P. McLaughlin and P. T. J. Johnson. 2012. Food web including infectious agents for a California freshwater pond (data paper). Ecology 93: 1760-1760Metadata.

Preston, D. L., J. S. Henderson and P. T. J. Johnson. 2012. Community ecology of invasions: direct and indirect effects of multiple invasive species on aquatic communities. Ecology 93: 1254-1261.

Orlofske, S. A., R. C. Jadin, D. L. Preston and P. T. J. Johnson. 2012. Parasite transmission in complex communities: predators and alternative hosts alter pathogenic infections in amphibians. Ecology 93: 1247-1253.

Preston, D. L. and P. T. J.  Johnson. 2012. Importance of native amphibians in the diet and distribution of the Aquatic Garter Snake (Thamnophis atratus) in the San Francisco Bay Area of California.  Journal of Herpetology 46: 221-227.

Johnson, P. T. J., D. L. Preston, J. T. Hoverman, J. S. Henderson, S. H. Paul, K. L. D. Richgels and M. Redmond. 2012. Species diversity reduces parasite transmission through cross-generational effects on host abundance. Ecology 93: 56-64.

Preston, D. L. and P. T. J. Johnson. 2010. Ecological consequences of parasitism. Nature Education Knowledge 1 (8):39.

Preston, D. L., C. A. E. Mosley and R.T. Mason. 2010. Sources of variability in recovery time from methohexital sodium anesthesia in snakes. Copeia 2010: 496-501.

Ferrera, I., S. Longhorn, A. B. Banta, Y. Liu, D. L. Preston and A.-L. Reysenbach. 2007. Diversity of the 16s rRNA gene, ITS region and aclB gene of the Aquificales. Extremophiles 11: 57-64.