Category: Research Articles

Marine clade sensitivities to climate change conform across timescales 0

Marine clade sensitivities to climate change conform across timescales

Authors: Reddin CJ, Nätscher PS, Kocsis ÁT, Pörtner H-O, Kiessling W Journal: Nature Climate Change, 1-5 (2020) How well do fossils and modern marine animals agree on their susceptibility to climate change? Our new...

Rostrum size differences between Toarcian belemnite battlefields 0

Rostrum size differences between Toarcian belemnite battlefields

Authors: Rita, P., De Baets, K., & Schlott, M.Journal: Mitteilungen aus dem Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin. Fossil Record, 21(1), 171. In an earlier paper, CCAT Patrícia lays groundwork on methods to quantify body...

Mechanisms and drivers of belemnite body-size dynamics across the Pliensbachian–Toarcian crisis 0

Mechanisms and drivers of belemnite body-size dynamics across the Pliensbachian–Toarcian crisis

Authors: Rita, P., Nätscher, P., Duarte, L. V., Weis, R., & De Baets, K. Journal: Royal Society Open Science, 6(12), 190494. CCATs Patrícia and Paulina show how global warming over the Pliensbachian-Toarcian boundary cooccurs...

The r package divDyn for quantifying diversity dynamics using fossil sampling data 0

The r package divDyn for quantifying diversity dynamics using fossil sampling data

Authors: AT Kocsis, CJ Reddin, J Alroy, W KiesslingJournal: Methods in Ecology and Evolution 10 (5), 735-743 CCATs Ádám and Carl introduce a new easily-accessible and open analytical toolbox for quantifying how biodiversity and...

Climate change and the latitudinal selectivity of ancient marine extinctions 0

Climate change and the latitudinal selectivity of ancient marine extinctions

Authors: CJ Reddin, ÁT Kocsis, W KiesslingJournal: Paleobiology 45 (1), 70-84Also see F1000 list CCATs Carl and Ádám show that global warming events do not always hit tropical regions most severely but sometimes hit...

The stability of coastal benthic biogeography over the last 10 million years 0

The stability of coastal benthic biogeography over the last 10 million years

Authors: ÁT Kocsis, CJ Reddin, W KiesslingJournal: Global Ecology and Biogeography 27 (9), 1106-1120 Despite the substantial climatic changes of the past ten million years, CCATs Ádám and Carl show robustly that the biogeographic...

Marine invertebrate migrations trace climate change over 450 million years 0

Marine invertebrate migrations trace climate change over 450 million years

Authors: CJ Reddin, ÁT Kocsis, W KiesslingJournal: Global Ecology and Biogeography 27 (6), 704-713Also see FAU news CCATs Carl and Ádám show that marine animals have been following their preferred climate for hundreds of...

The biogeographical imprint of mass extinctions 0

The biogeographical imprint of mass extinctions

Authors: ÁT Kocsis, CJ Reddin, W KiesslingJournal: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 285 (1878), 20180232 CCATs Ádám and Carl show how mass extinctions can decimate the biogeographical scheme of the globe,...

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Fear, grief, hope and action

Westoby & McNamara explain in Nature Geoscience (2019) how negative emotions around climate change may inhibit people’s capacity to affect change. New research on tourists’ perceptions of coral bleaching of the Great Barrier Reef...