Monthly Archives: August 2013

The tangled disentangled tangle

In the most recent issue of Nature (Aug 22) there was a brief communication about a past article by James et al. (2012) entitled “Disentangling nestedness from models of ecological complexity.” The communication came from Saavedra and Stouffer who offered … Continue reading

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Models of food web evolution

The two major types of food web models are those that are static and phenomenological, and those that are dynamic. The first type includes models such as the cascade, niche and nested hierarchy models (I have talked about these models … Continue reading

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