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Biology 204 - Biological Research Experience: Molecules to Ecosystems

Link to a recent issue of "Ecology Journal"

Navigate to this issue of "Ecology" and check out the bibliographies of a few research articles for examples of citations within an actual journal article.

Volume 104, Issue 9 September 2023


Individual Citation Examples for Common Source Types

Journal article with 1 author:

Damuth, J. 1987. "Interspecific Allometry of Population Density In Mammals and Other Animals: The Independence of Body Mass and Population Energy‚ÄźUse." Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 31:193-246.

Journal article with 2 authors:

Greenberg, C. H., and A. McGrane. 1996. "A Comparison of Relative Abundance and Biomass of Ground-Dwelling Arthropods Under Different Forest Management Practices." Forest Ecology and Management 89:31-41.

Journal article with more than 2 authors:

Reuman, D. C., C. Mulder, D. Raffaelli, and J. E. Cohen. 2008. "Three Allometric Relations of Population Density To Body Mass: Theoretical Integration and Empirical Tests In 149 Food Webs." Ecology Letters 11:1216-1228.

White, E. P., S. K. M. Ernest, A. J. Kerkhoff, and B. J. Enquist. 2007. "Relationships Between Body Size and Abundance In Ecology." Trends in Ecology and Evolution 22:323-330.

Online Only (Electronic) Journal Article with more than 2 authors:

MacLean, H. J., J. G. Sørensen, T. N. Kristensen, V. Loeschcke, K. Beedholm, V. Kellermann, and J. Overgaard. 2019. "Evolution and Plasticity of Thermal Performance: An Analysis of Variation In Thermal Tolerance and Fitness In 22 Drosophila Species." Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 374:20180548.

Sheldon, K. S., M. Padash, A. W. Carter, and K. E. Marshall. 2020. "Different Amplitudes of Temperature Fluctuation Induce Distinct Transcriptomic and Metabolomic Responses In The Dung Beetle Phanaeus vindex." The Journal of Experimental Biology 223:jeb.233239.

Book with 2 authors:

Legendre, P., and L. Legendre. 2012. Numerical Ecology. Third English edition. Elsevier, Amsterdam.

Book chapter with more than 2 authors:

Rosenzweig, M. L., J. Donoghue, Y. M. Li, and C. Yan. 2011. "Estimating Species Density." In Biological Diversity: Frontiers In Measurement and Assessment, edited by A. E. Magurran and B. J. McGill, 276-288. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Newspaper Article:

Humphries, C. "Those COVID Tracking Charts Start Here, With Biobot Sewage Analysis That Knows We’re Sick Before We Do." Globe Magazine, February 4, 2022. https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/02/04/magazine/those-covid-tracking-charts-start-here-with-biobot-sewage-analysis-that-knows-were-sick-before-we-do/.

Website:

NFU. 2014. "Healthy Harvest." National Farmers Union, Warwickshire, UK. https://www.nfuonline.com/assets/36920.

PhD Dissertation:

Zhou, S. 2011. Genetic Basis of Phenotypic Plasticity In Drosophila melanogaster. Dissertation. North Carolina State University, Ann Arbor.