Improving projections of trait and population dynamics

Improving projections of trait and population dynamics

Improving projections of trait and population dynamicsImproving projections of trait and population dynamicsImproving projections of trait and population dynamics

Curriculum vitae

Last updated: Dec 27, 2019

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Under review

  • 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 review (Ecology Letters).
  • Lenzi O, Ozgul A, Salguero-Gómez R, Paniw M. Reproductive strategy, not pace of life, predicts buffering versus lability in animals, in revision (Ecology).
  • 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 review. 
  •  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 review.  
  • Schmid M, Paniw M, Postuma M, Ozgul A, Guillaume F. A tradeoff between robustness to environmental fluctuations and speed of evolution, submitted. 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, submitted. 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, in press, 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, 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, Lloret F. Demographic traits improve prediction 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.
  • Gómez-Gonzáles S, Martín-Rodríguez I, Durán M, Picó S, Paniw M, Ojeda F. Mediterranean heathlands: key habitats for fire adaptations.
  • 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.