Improving projections of trait and population dynamics

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Last updated: March 07, 2020

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  • Compagnoni A, Levin S, Childs DZ, Harpole S, Paniw M, Römer G,  Burns JH, Che-Castaldo J, Rüger N,  Kunstler G, Bennett JM, Archer CR, Jones OR, Salguero-Gómez R, Knight TM. Biome and life-history strategy explain the effects of climate on plant population performance, in revision.
  • Gómez-Gonzáles S, Paniw M, Durán M, Picó S, Martín-Rodríguez I,  Ojeda F. Mediterranean heathland as a key habitat for fire adaptations: evidence from an experimental approach, in review.
  • Lenzi O, Ozgul A, Salguero-Gómez R, Paniw M. Reproductive strategy, not pace of life, predicts buffering versus lability in animals, in revision.
  • Maag N, Coozi G, Paniw M, Manser M, Clutton-Brock T, Ozgul A. Increased fecundity in dispersing helpers and its implications for cooperative breeder population dynamics, submitted.
  • Ojeda F,  Carrera C, García-Moreno L, Paniw M, Barbero G, Palma, M. Mechanisms of pollinator-prey separation in a carnivorous plant: the key role of leaf and flower volatile compounds, in revision.   
  • Schmid M, Paniw M, Postuma M, Ozgul A, Guillaume F. A tradeoff between robustness to environmental fluctuations and speed of evolution, in review. Preprint at bioRxiv
  • Paniw M, James T, Archer CR, Römer G, Levin S, Compagnoni A, Che-Castaldo J, Bennett JM, Mooney M, Childs DZ, Ozgul A, Jones OR, Burns JH, Beckerman AP, Patwary A, Sanchez-Gassen N, Knight TM, Salguero-Gómez R. Global analysis reveals complex demographic responses of mammals to climate change, in review. Preprint at bioRxiv



  • Paniw M, Childs D, Armitage KB, Blumstein DT, Oli M, Martin J, Ozgul A. Assessing seasonal demographic covariation to understand environmental-change impacts on a hibernating mammal, Ecology Letters 23:588-597. pdf.
  • Postuma M, Schmid M, Guillaume F, Ozgul A, Paniw M. The effect of temporal environmental autocorrelation on eco-evolutionary dynamics across life history, Ecosphere e03029. pdf.
  • Paniw M, Cozzi G, Sommer S, Ozgul A. Demographic processes in socially structured populations. In Gamelon M, Salguero-Gómez R. (eds.) Demographic Methods Across the Tree of Life, in press.



  • Paniw M, Maag N, Cozzi G, Clutton-Brock T, Ozgul A. Life-history responses of meerkats to seasonal changes in extreme environments, Science 363:631-635. 2019 Ecological Forecasting Outstanding Publication Award. pdf
  • Paniw M. Integrando mechanismos evolutivos y dinámica de poblaciones de plantas: una perspectiva desde la demografía animal. Ecosistemas, in press (English version preprint at BioRXiv).
  • Skates LM, Paniw M, Cross AT, Ojeda F, Dixon KW, Stevens JC, Gebauer G. An ecological perspective on “plant carnivory beyond bogs”: nutritional benefits of prey capture for the Mediterranean carnivorous plant Drosophyllum lusitanicum, Annals of Botany 124:65-76. Part of the Drought Highlight Issue. pdf



  • Cross A, Paniw M, Scatigna A, Kalfas N, Anderson B,  Givnish T, Fleischmann A, . Systematics and evolution of small genera of carnivorous plants. In Ellison, AM, Adamec L. (eds.) Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, Ecology, and Evolution, 600 pp. pdf
  • Gómez-González S, Paniw M, Antunes K, Ojeda F. Heat shock and plant leachates regulate seed germination of the endangered carnivorous plant Drosophyllum lusitanicum, Web Ecology 18:7-13. pdf
  • Paniw M, Ozgul A, Salguero-Gómez R. Interactive life-history traits predict sensitivity of plants and animals to temporal autocorrelation. Ecology Letters 21:275-286. pdf
  • Villar-Navarro E, Baena-Nogueras R, Paniw M, Perales JA, Lara-Martin P. Removal of pharmaceuticals in urban wastewater: high rate algae ponds (HRAP) as an alternative to conventional technologies, Water Research 139:19-29. pdf



  • Corada Fernandez C, Torres-Fuentes N, Pintado-Herrera MG, Candela L, Paniw M, González-Mazo E. Effects of extreme rainfall events on the distribution of selected emerging contaminants in surface and groundwater: The Guadalete River Basin (SW, Spain). Science of the Total Environment 605:770-783. pdf
  • Cross A, Paniw M, Ojeda F, Turner SA, Dixon KW, Merritt DJ. Defining the role of fire in alleviating seed dormancy in a rare Mediterranean endemic subshrub, AoB Plants 9:plx036. pdf
  • Paniw M, Gil-Cabeza E, Ojeda F. Plant carnivory beyond bogs: reliance on prey feeding in Drosophyllum lusitanicum (Drosophyllaceae) in dry Mediterranean heathland habitats. Annals of Botany 119:1035-1041. pdf
  • Paniw M, Quintana-Ascencio P, Ojeda F, Salguero-Gómez R. Interacting livestock and fire may both threaten and increase viability of a fire-adapted Mediterranean carnivorous subshrub. Journal of Applied Ecology 54:1884-1894. pdf
  • Paniw M, Salguero-Gómez R, Ojeda F. Transient facilitation of resprouting shrubs in fire-prone habitats. Journal of Plant Ecology 6:475-483. pdf



  • Paniw M, Quintana-Ascencio P, Ojeda F, Salguero-Gómez, R. Accounting for uncertainty in dormant life stages in stochastic demographic models. Oikos 126:900-909. pdf
  • Salces-Castellano A, Paniw M, Casimiro-Soriguer R, Ojeda F. 2016. Attract them anyway - Benefits of large, showy flowers in a highly autogamous, carnivorous plant species. AoB Plants, plw017. pdf
  • Bertol N, Paniw M, Ojeda F. 2015. Effective prey attraction in the rare Drosophyllum lusitanicum, a flypaper-trap carnivorous plant. American Journal of Botany 102:689-694. pdf
  • Paniw M, Salguero-Gómez R, Ojeda F. 2015. Local-scale disturbances can benefit an endangered, fire-adapted plant species in Western Mediterranean heathlands in the absence of fire. Biological Conservation 187:74-81. pdf
  • Paniw M, Gil-López MJ, Segarra-Moragues JG. 2014. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the carnivorous subshrub Drosophyllum lusitanicum. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 57:416-419. pdf
  • Simpson M, Prots, B. 2013. Predicting the distribution of highly invasive plants in the Ukrainian Carpathians under climatic and land-use change: implications for biodiversity conservation. Environmental Conservation 40:161-181. pdf

In prep

  • Paniw M, de la Riva E, Lloret F. Demographic traits improve predictions of changes in community resilience through time.
  • Conquet E, Ozgul A, Paniw M. Life-history tradeoffs in periodic environments buffer from increases in environmental patterning.
  • Paniw M, Gómez-Gonzáles S, Ojeda F. Fitness consequences of seed-dormancy loss: Adaptation to anthropogenic pressures or a road to extinction?
  • van Benthem K, Paniw M, Ozgul A. Trait changes precede population collapse in a small mammal.

popular publications


  • Paniw M, Salguero-Gómez R, Ojeda F. 2017. Apuntes ecológicos sobre Drosophyllum lusitanicum, una especie singular de planta carnívora. El Corzo Volumen V.
  • Prots B, Simpson M. 2012. Habitats suitability of highly invasive plant species in the Ukrainian part of the Upper Tysa basin. Transylvanian Review of Systematical and Ecological Research 11:57-66.
  • Simpson M. 2011. Determining the potential distribution of highly invasive plants in the Carpathian Mountains of Ukraine: a species distribution modeling approach under different climate-land- use scenarios and possible implications for natural-resource management (MS  thesis published by the Johns Hopkins University), 185 pp. JScholarship. Available here
  • Simpson M, Prots B, Vykhor B. 2011. Modeling of the distribution of invasive plants: case study of Sosnowski's hogweed Heracleum sosnowskyi Manden in the Ukrainian Carpathian Mts. Biolologichni Systemy (Biological Systems) 3:80-89.
  • Simpson M, Ojeda F. 2010. Pinus pinaster en las sierras del Aljibe y del campo de Gibraltar: ¿especie nativa o cultivo forestal? Almoraima 40:113-122.