OA: the published paper is open access (or free to read)
  1. Supp, S.R., G. Bohrer, J. Fieberg, F.A. La Sorte. in press. Estimating the movements of terrestrial animal populations using broad-scale occurrence data. Movement Ecology. 9, 60 doi: 10.1186/s40462-021-00294-2
  2. Gotelli, N.J., F. Moyes, L.H. Antāo, S.A. Blowes, M. Dornelas, B. McGill, A. Penny, A. Schipper, H. Shimadzu, S.R. Supp, C. Waldock, A.E. Magurran. 2022. Long-term changes in biodiversity are driven by a small subset of species. Global Change Biology. 28: 46-53 doi: 10.1111/gcb.15947
  3. Emery, N.C., E. Crispo, S.R. Supp, A.J. Kerkhoff, K.J. Farrell, E.K. Bledsoe, K.L. O’Donnell, A.C. McCall, and M. Aiello-Lammens. 2021. Data science in undergraduate life science education: A need for instructor skills training. BioScience. 71: 1274-1287 doi: 10.1093/biosci/biab107
  4. Daskalova, G.N., I.H. Myers-Smith, A.D. Bjorkman, S.A. Blowes, S.R. Supp, A.E. Magurran, M. Dornelas. 2020. Landscape scale forest loss as a catalyst of population and biodiversity change. Science. 368(6497) 1341-1347. doi: 10.1126/science.aba1289
  5. Antao, L.H., A.E. Bates, S.A. Blowes, C. Waldock, S.R. Supp, A.E. Magurran, M. Dornelas, A.M. Schipper. 2020. Temperature-related biodiversity change across temperate marine and terrestrial systems. Nature Ecology and Evolution. 4: 927-933. doi: 10.1038/s41559-020-1185-7
  6. Bowler, D.E., A.D. Bjorkman, M. Dornelas, I Myers-Smith, M. O’Connor, L. Navarro, A. Niamir, S.R. Supp, C. Waldock, M. Vellend, S. Blowes, K. Bohning-Gaese, H. Bruelheide, R. Elahi, L.H. Antao, J. Hines, F. Isbell, H.P. Jones, A.E. Magurran, J. Sarmento Cabral, M. Winter, M. A.E. Bates. 2020. Mapping human pressures on biodiversity across the planet uncovers anthropogenic threat complexes. People and Nature. doi: 10.1002/pan3.10071 | sChange Workshop
  7. Blowes, S.* and Supp, S.R.*, L. Antao, A. Bates, H. Bruelheide, J. Chase, F. Moyes, A. Magurran, B. McGill, I. Myers-Smith, M. Winter, A. Bjorkman, D. Bowler, J.E.K. Byrnes, A. Gonzalez, J. Hines, F. Isbell, H. Jones, L. Navarro, P.L. Thompson, M. Vellend, C. Waldock, and M. Dornelas. 2019. The geography of biodiversity change in marine and terrestrial assemblages. Science | doi: 10.1126/science.aaw1620 | BioRxiv 10.1101/457424 | sChange Workshop *shared first authorship
  8. Chase, J.M.* and B.J. McGill*, P.L. Thompson, L.H. Antao, A.E. Bates, S.A. Blowes, M. Dornelas, A. Gonzalez, A.E. Magurran, S.R. Supp, M. Winter, A.D. Bjorkman, H. Bruelheide, J.E.K. Byrnes, J.S. Cabral, R. Elahi, C. Gomez, H. Guzman, F. Isbell, I.H. Myers-Smith, H.P. Jones, J. Hines, M. Vellend, C. Waldock, M. O’Connor. 2019. Species richness change across spatial scales. Oikos. 10.111/oik.05968 | sChange Workshop | * shared first authorship
  9. Yenni, G.M., E.M. Christensen, E.K. Bledsoe, S.R. Supp, R.M. Diaz, E.P. White, and S.K.M. Ernest. 2018. Developing a modern data workflow for living data.
  10. Dornelas, M., L.H. Antao, F. Moyes, A.E. Bates, A.E. Magurran, and BioTIME consortium (200+ authors). 2018. BioTIME: a database of biodiversity time-series for the Anthropocene. Global Ecology and Biogeography. 10.1111/geb.12729 | data paper
  11. Ernest, S.K.M., G.M. Yenni, G. Allington, E.K. Bledsoe, E.M. Christensen, R.M. Diaz, J.R. Goheen, Q. Guo, E. Heske, D. Kelt, J.M. Meiners, J. Munger, C. Restrepo, D.A. Samson, M.R. Schutzenhofer, M. Skupski, S.R. Supp, K. Thibault, S. Taylor, E.P. White, D.W. Davidson, J.H. Brown, and T.J. Valone. 2018. The Portal Project: A long-term study of a Chihuahuan desert ecosystem. bioRxiv. 10.1101/332783| web
  12. Bannar-Martin, K.B., C. Kremer, S.K.M. Ernest, M.A. Leibold, H. Auge, J. Chase, S.A.J. Declerck, N. Eisenhauer, S. Harpole, H. Hillebrand, F. Isbell, T. Koffel, S. Larsen, A. Narwani, J.S. Petermann, C. Roscher, J.S. Cabral, S.R. Supp. 2017. Integrating community assembly and biodiversity reveals new dimensions of ecosystem function: the Community Assembly and the Functioning of Ecosystems (CAFE) approach. Ecology Letters. 10.11111/ele12895 | doi | sCAFE Working Group
  13. Graham, L.J., B.G. Weinstein, S.R. Supp, and C.H. Graham. 2017. Future geographic patterns of novel and disappearing assemblages across three dimensions of diversity: A case study with Ecuadorian hummingbirds. Diversity and Distributions. 10.1111/ddi.12587 doi | GitHub
  14. Hampton, S.E., M.B. Jones, L.A. Wasser, M.A. Schildauer, S.R. Supp, J. Brun, R.R. Hernandez, C. Boettiger, S.L. Collins, L.J. Gross, D.S. Fernandez, A. Budden, E.P. White, T.K. Teal, S. Labou, J.E. Aukema, J. Regetz. 2017. Skills and knowledge for data-intensive environmental research. BioScience. 67: 546-557 doi | NCEAS Working Group | OA
  15. Graham, C.H., S.R. Supp, D.R. Powers, P.A. Beck, M.C.W. Lim, A. Shankar, T.A. Cormier, S.J. Goetz, and S. Wethington. 2016. Winter conditions influence biological responses of migrating hummingbirds. Ecosphere. 7: e01470 doi | GitHub OA
  16. Ernest, S.K.M., G.M. Yenni, G. Allington, E.M. Christensen, K. Geluso, J.R. Goheen, M.R. Schutzenhofer, S.R. Supp, K.M. Thibault, J.H. Brown, T.J. Valone. 2016. Long-term monitoring and experimental manipulation of a Chihuahuan desert ecosystem near Portal, Arizona (1977-2013). Ecology | doiOA | data paper
  17. Supp, S.R., D.N. Koons, and S.K.M. Ernest. 2015. Using life history trade-offs to understand core-transient structuring of a small mammal community. Ecosphere. 6: art187 | doi | preprint | OA
  18. Supp, S.R., F.A. La Sorte, T.A. Cormier, M.C.W. Lim, D. Powers, S. Wethington, S. Goetz, and C.H. Graham. 2015. Citizen-science data provides new insight into annual and seasonal variation in migration patterns. Ecosphere 6: art15. | doiOA | Press Coverage in All About Birds Cornell Lab and YouTube
  19. Shaw, A.K., D.E. Stanton, S.R. Supp, A. Budden, S. Eby, P.L. Reynolds, R. Salguero-Gomez, D.R. Sholes, and N.B. Zimmerman. 2015. Ecology postdocs in academia: primary concerns and possible solutions. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 96: 140-152. | doiOA
  20. Stanton, D.E., D.R. Scholes, and S.R. Supp. 2014. ESA’s Early Career Ecologist Section: Supporting the professional development of early career ecologists in all career trajectories. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 95: 435-438. | doi | OA
  21. Supp, S.R. and S.K.M. Ernest. 2014. Species-level and community-level responses to disturbance: a cross-community analysis. Ecology 95: 1717-1723. | doi | OA
  22. White, E.P., E.M. Baldridge, Z.T. Brym, K.J. Locey, D.J. McGlinn, and S.R. Supp. 2013. Nine simple ways to make it easier to (re)use your data. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution. 6: 1-10 | doi | preprint | OAPeerJ Pick 2014
  23. Supp, S.R. 2013. Local and regional drivers of biodiversity: from life-history traits to system-level properties. Graduate Dissertation. Utah State University. | web | OA
  24. Supp, S.R., X. Xiao, S.K.M. Ernest, and E.P. White. 2012. An experimental test of the response of macroecological patterns to altered species interactions. Ecology. 93: 2505-2511. | doi | OA Top 4 in Ecology in the year following publication
  25. Cobbold, S.M. and S.R. Supp. 2012. Patch shape alters spider community structure: links between microhabitat choice and sensitivity to increased edge habitat. Journal of Insect Conservation. 4: 581-589. | doi
  26. Thibault, K.M., S.R. Supp, M. Giffin, E.P. White and S.K.M. Ernest. 2011. Species composition and abundance of mammalian communities. Ecology. 92: 2316. | web | OA | data paper
  27. Supp, S.R. and E.P. White. 2010. Measures of journal quality should separate reviews from original research. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution. 3: 16-19. | doi | OA
  28. O’Donnell, R.P., S.R. Supp and S.M. Cobbold. 2010. Hindrance of conservation biology by delays in the submission of manuscripts. Conservation Biology. 24: 615-620. | webpdf | Press Coverage in Nature and The Scientist

In Review Manuscripts

In Prep Manuscripts

  1. Supp, S.R.*, L. Graham*, F.A. La Sorte, T.A. Cormier, G. Bohrer, R. Weinzierl, K. Guay, P. Jantz, G. Bohrer, D.R. Powers, S. Wethington, S. Goetz, and C.H. Graham. in revision. Alternate migration scenarios provide novel insights into environmental associations of migrating hummingbird populations in North America. Ecography | GitHub * shared first authorship
  2. Supp, S.R. in prep. Predicting community body size distribution response in the Anthropocene.
  3. Gambino, L. C.H. Graham, S.R. Supp, F.A. La Sorte, and L. Graham. in prep. Plant phenology combined with remotely sensed vegetation indices helps explain hummingbird migration patterns. Global Ecology and Biogeography.


  1. S.R. Supp (Denison University), D. Ward, O.J. Rocha (Kent State University), J.S. Medeiros (Holden Arboretum), and G. Bohrer (Ohio State University). Collaborative Multi-institution Grant. The importance of spatial scale for understanding range- and niche-limits. National Science Foundation. DEB-1915913. $914,000
  2. Kerkhoff, A.J., S.R. Supp, M. Aiello-Lammens, and S. Echeverria-Lodono. 2018-2019. RCN-UBE Incubator: The Biological and Environmental Data Education (BEDE) Network.  National Science Foundation – DBI. $72,000
  3. Supp, S.R., S. Blowes, M. Dornelas. 2017. Biogeography of Biodiversity Change – supplementary funding for writing retreat. St. Andrews, Scotland. $5,000 | sDiv
  4. Supp, S.R. 2014-2017. Dynamic macroecology: Globally assessing body size diversity response to environmental change. National Science Foundation. Postdoctoral Research Fellowship – Intersections of Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences and Biology. DBI-1400911. $207,000 | web | OA
  5. Supp, S.R., M. Dornelas, M.I. O’Connor. 2014-2016. Quantifying biodiversity change through time. Synthesis Centre for Biodiversity Sciences (sDiv) Working Group funded jointly with M. O’Connor and A. Gonzalez via Canadian Institute for Ecology and Evolution (CIEE). $20,000 | sDiv | CIEE 

Selected Presentations

  1. Using citizen science and remote sensing data to track hummingbird migration and its potential drivers. (slide deck from 2016 undergraduate department colloquium series, Valparaiso University) | figshare
  2. Citizen science and open science in the Anthropocene. (slide deck from 2015 Ecological Society of America conference). | figshare
  3. Dynamic macroecology for a changing world. (slide deck from 2015 department seminar, University of New Hampshire). | figshare
  4. Integrating continental-scale citizen science, environmental, and physiological data to identify drivers of species migration. (poster from 2014 Gordon Research Conference, Unifying Ecology Across Scales). | figshare
  5. Citizen science data + remote sensing to describe hummingbird migration (slide deck from 2014 Animal Movement Symposium). | figshare
  6. Life-history trade-offs of core vs. transient species regulate community diversity and structure (slide deck from 2013 Ecological Society of America Conference). | figshare
  7. Experiments and the Rank Abundance Distribution (Slides from 2012 Ecological Society of America Conference). | figshare
  8. Online Presence for graduate students (slide deck from 2012 Utah State University EcoLunch). | Prezi.
  9. Experimental evidence suggests that richness and total abundance primarily determine macroecological patterns (slide deck from 2011 Ecological Society of America Conference). | figshare

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