
Nonlinear
Population Dynamics
King,
A.A., Desharnais. R.A., Henson, S.M., Costantino, R.F., Cushing,
J.M., and Dennis, B. 2002. Random perturbations and lattice effects
in chaotic population dynamics: Reply to Domokos and Scheuring.
Science 297: 2163a. [reprintpdf174KB]
Cushing,
J.M., Costantino, R.F., Dennis, B., Desharnais, R.A., and Henson,
S.M. 2002. Hunt for Chaos in Ecology. Academic Press (in
press).
Henson,
S.M., Costantino, R.F., Desharnais, R.A., Cushing, J.M., and Dennis,
B. 2002. Basins of attraction: population dynamics with two stable
4cycles. Oikos 98: 17–24. [reprintpdf199KB]
Henson,
S.M., Costantino, R.F., Cushing, J.M., Desharnais, R.A., and Dennis,
B. 2001. Lattice effects observed in chaotic dynamics of experimental
populations. Science 294: 602–605.
[reprintpdf545KB]
Desharnais,
R.A., Dennis, B., Cushing, J.M., Henson, S.M., and Costantino, R.F.
2001. Chaos and population control of insect outbreaks. Ecology
Letters 4: 229–235. [reprintpdf1200KB]
Dennis,
B., Desharnais, R.A., Cushing, J.M., Henson, S.M. and Costantino,
R.F. 2001. Estimating chaos and complex dynamics in an insect population.
Ecological Monographs 71: 277–303.
[reprintpdf560KB]
Cushing,
J.M., Henson, S.M., Desharnais, R.A., Dennis, B., Costantino, R.F.,
and King, A. 2001. A chaotic attractor in ecology: theory and experimental
data. Chaos, Solitons, and Fractals 12:
219–234. [reprintpdf1540KB]
Henson,
S. M., Costantino, R. F., Cushing, J. M., Dennis, B., and Desharnais,
R. A. 1999. Multiple attractors and population dynamics in periodic
habitats. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 61:
1121–1149. [reprintpdf2260KB]
Henson,
S.M., Cushing, J.M., Costantino, R.F., Dennis, B., and Desharnais,
R.A. 1998. Phase switching in population cycles. Proceedings
of the Royal Society 265: 2229–2234.
[reprintpdf875KB]
Cushing,
J.M., Costantino, R.F., Dennis, B., Desharnais, R.A., and Henson,
S.M. 1998. Nonlinear population dynamics: models, experiments, and
data. Journal of Theoretical Biology 194:
1–9. [reprintpdf1190KB]
Cushing,
J.M., Dennis, B., Desharnais, R.A., and Costantino, R.F. 1998. Moving
toward an unstable equilibrium: saddle nodes in population systems.
Journal of Animal Ecology 67: 298–306.
[reprintpdf892KB]
Costantino,
R.F., Cushing, J.M., Dennis, B., Desharnais, R.A., and Henson, S.M.
1998. Resonant population cycles in alternating habitats. Bulletin
of Mathematical Biology 60: 247–273.
[reprintpdf1990KB]
Dennis,
B., Desharnais, R.A., Cushing, J.M., and Costantino, R.F. 1997.
Transitions in population dynamics: equilibria to periodic cycles
to aperiodic cycles. Journal of Animal Ecology 66:
704–729. [reprintpdf2440KB]
Desharnais,
R.A., Costantino, R.F., Cushing, J.M., and Dennis, B. 1997. Estimating
chaos in an insect population. Reply to Perry et al. Science
276: 1881–1882. [reprintpdf318KB]
Costantino,
R.F., Desharnais, R.A., Cushing, J.M., and Dennis, B. 1997. Chaotic
dynamics in an insect population. Science 275:
389–391. [reprintpdf346KB]
Desharnais,
R.A. 1997. Population dynamics of Tribolium. Pages 303328
in Structured Population Models in Marine, Terrestrial, and
Freshwater Systems, S. Tuljapurkar and H. Caswell (editors),
Chapman & Hall, New York. [reprintpdf2130KB]
Cushing,
J.M., Dennis, B., Desharnais, R.A., and Costantino, R.F. 1996. An
interdisciplinary approach to understanding nonlinear ecological
dynamics. Ecological Modelling 92: 111–119.
[reprintpdf1050KB]
Desharnais,
R.A. 1996. Strange attractors: chaos theory as a catalyst for the
collaboration of science and art. Collaborative Inquiry in a
Postmodern Era: A Cat’s Cradle 2: 27–35.
[reprintpdf1050KB]
Costantino,
R.F., Cushing, J.M., Dennis, B., and Desharnais, R.A. 1995. Experimentally
induced transitions in the dynamic behavior of insect populations.
Nature 375: 227–230. [reprintpdf396KB]
Dennis,
B., Desharnais, R.A., Cushing, J.M., and Costantino, R.F. 1995.
Nonlinear demographic dynamics: mathematical models, statistical
methods, and biological experiments. Ecological Monographs
65: 261–281. [reprintpdf2650KB]
Desharnais,
R.A., and Liu, L. 1987. Stable demographic limit cycles in laboratory
populations of Tribolium castaneum. Journal of Animal
Ecology 56: 885–906.


SpatiallyMediated
Dynamics in Benthic Communities
Donalson,
D.D., Desharnais, R.A., Robles, C.D., and Nisbet, R. 2002. Spatial
dynamics of a benthic community: Applying multiple models to a single
system. In Scales in Aquatic Ecology: Measurement, Analysis
and Simulation, edited by P. Strutton and L. Seuront. CRC Press
(in press).
Robles,
C. and Desharnais, R. 2002. History and current development of a
paradigm of predation in rocky intertidal communities. Ecology
83: 1521–1536. [reprintpdf442KB]
Robles,
C.D., Alvarado, M.A., and Desharnais, R.A. 2001. The shifting balance
of marine predation in regimes of hydrodynamic stress. Oecologia
128: 142–152.
Wilson,
W.G., Nisbet, R.M., Ross, A.H., Robles, C., and Desharnais, R.A.
1996. Abrupt population changes along smooth environmental gradients.
Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 58: 907–922.


Ecological
Genetics
Costantino,
R.F., and Desharnais, R.A. 1991. Population Dynamics and the
Tribolium Model: Genetics and Demography. SpringerVerlag,
New York.
Desharnais,
R.A., and Cohen, J.E. 1986. Life not lived due to disequilibrium
in heterogeneous agestructured populations. Theoretical Population
Biology 29: 385–406.
Desharnais,
R.A. 1986. Natural selection, fitness entropy, and the dynamics
of coevolution. Theoretical Population Biology 30:
309–340.
Desharnais,
R.A., Foltz, D.W., and Zouros, E. 1985. Maintenance of genetic polymorphism
under conditions of genotypedependent growth and sizeselective
mortality. Canadian Journal of Genetics and Cytology 27:
279–288.
Desharnais,
R.A., and Costantino, R.F. 1983. Natural selection and densitydependent
population growth. Genetics 105: 1029–1040.
Desharnais,
R.A., and Costantino, R.F. 1982. Natural selection and fitness entropy
in a densityregulated population. Genetics 101:
317–329.
Desharnais,
R.A., and Costantino, R.F. 1980. Genetic analysis of a population
of Tribolium. VII. Stability: Response to genetic and demographic
perturbations. Canadian Journal of Genetics and Cytology
22: 577–589. 

Stochastic
Population Growth
Desharnais,
R.A., Dennis, B., and Costantino, R.F. 1990. Genetic analysis of
a population of Tribolium. IX. Maximization of population
size and the concept of a stochastic equilibrium. Genome
33: 571–580.
Desharnais,
R.A., and Costantino, R.F. 1985. Genetic analysis of a population
of Tribolium. VIII. The stationary stochastic dynamics
of adult numbers. Canadian Journal of Genetics and Cytology
27: 341–350.
Desharnais,
R.A., and Costantino, R.F. 1982. Approach to equilibrium and the
steadystate probability distribution of adult numbers in Tribolium
brevicornis. American Naturalist 119:
102–111.
Costantino,
R. F., and Desharnais, R.A. 1981. Gamma distributions of adult numbers
for Tribolium populations in the region of their steady
states. Journal of Animal Ecology 50:
667–681. [reprintpdf1385KB] 

Teaching
and Curriculum Development
Palladino,
M.A., Desharnais, R.A., and Bell, J. 2001. Instructor’s
Lab Manual for Biology Labs OnLine. Benjamin Cummings, San
Francisco. 160 pages.
Palladino,
M.A., Desharnais, R.A., and Bell, J. 2001. Student Lab Manual
for Biology Labs OnLine. Benjamin Cummings, San Francisco.
165 pages.
Desharnais,
R.A. 1999. Learning by doing with Biology Labs OnLine. Strategies
for Success 31: 4–5.
Desharnais,
R.A., and Novak, G.A. 1998. Virtual courseware for science education.
Syllabus 12: 54–60.
Novak,
G.A., and Desharnais, R.A. 1998. Virtual courseware for science
education. Selected Papers from the Ninth International Conference
on College Teaching and Learning 9: 99–107.
Desharnais,
R.A. 1995. Spreadsheet Exercises in Biometrics. Burgess
Publishing, Edina, Minnesota (50 pages).
Novak,
G.A., and Desharnais, R.A. 1994. Integrating the electronic desktop
into the science curriculum. Selected Papers from the National
Conference on Teaching and Learning 5: 121–127.
Desharnais,
R.A., and Jefferson, M. 1994. Lecture Notes for Principles of
Biology III. Burgess Publishing, Edina, Minnesota (146 pages).


Miscellaneous
Clarke,
S., and Desharnais, R.A. 1998. Honest answers to embarrassing questions:
detecting cheating in the randomized response model. Psychological
Methods 3: 160–168.
McCabe,
J.T., Kawata, M., Sano, Y., Pfaff, D.W., and Desharnais, R.A. 1990.
Quantitative in situ hybridization to measure singlecell changes
in vasopressin and oxytocin mRNA levels after osmotic stimulation.
Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology 10:
59–71.
Desharnais,
R.A. 1990. Review of Population Harvesting: Demographic Models
of Fish, Forest, and Animal Resources by W.M. Getz and R.G.
Haight. Quarterly Review of Biology 65:
375.
Romanko,
K.A., and Desharnais, R.A. 1990. Confessions of a technophile. ComputorEdge
8: 56–58.
McCabe,
J.T., Desharnais, R.A., and Pfaff, D.W. 1989. Graphical and statistical
approaches to data analysis for in situ hybridization. Pages 822–848
in Methods in Enzymology, Vol. 168, Hormone Action, Part K:
Neuroendocrine Peptides. (P. M. Conn, ed.). Academic Press,
New York. [Reprinted as pages 107–133 in Selected Methods
in Enzymology, Neuroendocrine Peptides (P. M. Conn, ed). Academic
Press, New York.]
Desharnais,
R.A. 1986. The advantages of APL for population modeling. Pages
14–27 in APL as a Tool of Thought (D. McCormick and
J. Freeman, eds.). Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest
Group on APL, New York.


Copyright
© 2002, Robert A Desharnais
Department of Biological Sciences
California State University, Los Angeles, CA, 900328201
Email: rdeshar@calstatela.edu 
