Many of my papers may be viewed as pdfs.  Citations for papers from my students (if I’m not a co-author) are listed on my CV but not included below.  If you need a copy of one of my papers for your personal use, please download a copy rather than request a reprint or preprint.  If you cannot access the articles, please send me an email, and I’ll email you a pdf.  Thanks.


Stier, AC, CW Osenberg. 2024.  Coral guard crabs.  Current Biology 34:R5-R7 (pdf)


Curtis, JS, JW Galvan, A Primo, CW Osenberg, AC Stier.  2023.  3D Photogrammetry improves measurement of growth and biodiversity patterns in branching corals.  Coral Reefs 42:623-627.  doi: 10.1007/s00338-023-02367-7 (pdf)

Pappalardo, P, C Song, BA Hungate, CW Osenberg.  2023.  A meta-evaluation of the quality of reporting and execution in ecological meta-analyses.  PLoS ONE 18(10): e0292606. (pdf)

Jacobs, GR, RF Thurow, C Petrosky, CW Osenberg, SJ Wenger.  2023 or 2024.  Life-cycle modeling reveals high recovery potential of at-risk wild Chinook salmon via improved migrant survival.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (in press).  doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2023-0167 (pdf)


Cryan, DM, NHN Low, SY Litvin, CW Osenberg, F Micheli.  2022.  The trophic ecology of an abundant kelp forest echinoderm, the bat star Patiria miniate.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 696:57-68.  doi: 10.3354/meps14127 (pdf)

Song, C, SD Peacor, CW Osenberg, JR Bence.  2022.  An assessment of statistical methods for non-independent data in ecological meta-analyses: Reply.  Ecology 103:e03578.  doi: 10.1002/ecy.3578 (pdf)

Shima, JS, CW Osenberg, SH Alonzo, EG Noonburg, SE Swearer. 2022. How the moon shapes environments, life histories, and ecological interactions on coral reefs.  Emerging Topics in Life Sciences doi: 10.1042/ETLS20210237

Atkins, RL, KM Clancy, WT Ellis, CW Osenberg.  2022.  Thermal traits vary with mass and across populations of the marsh periwinkle, Littoraria irrorata.  Biological Bulletin 242:173-196.  doi: 10.1086/719850 (pdf)


Briggs, AA, AL Brown, CW Osenberg.  2021.  Local versus site-level effects of algae on coral microbial communities.  Royal Society Open Science 8:210035 doi: 10.1098/rsos.210035 (pdf)

Brown, AL, EA Hamman, JS Shima, JP Wares, CW Osenberg. 2021.  Extended phenotypes on coral reefs: cryptic phenotypes modulate coral-vermetid interactions.  Ecology 102:e03215. doi:10.1002/ecy.3215 (pdf)

Shima, JS, CW Osenberg, EG Noonburg, SH Alonzo, SE Swearer. 2021. Lunar rhythms in growth of larval fish.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B 288:20202609.  doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.2609.  (pdf)

Shima, JS, CW Osenberg, EG Noonburg, SE Swearer, SH Alonzo. 2021. Under the moonlight: a little light and shade helps larval fish to grow at night.  The Conversation (pdf) — a popular article.


Song, C, SD Peacor, CW Osenberg, JR Bence. 2020. An assessment of statistical methods for non-independent data in ecological meta-analyses.  Ecology 101:e03184.  doi: 10.1002/ecy.3184 (pdf)

Pappalardo, P, K Ogle, EA Hamman, JR Bence, BA Hungate, CW Osenberg.  2020. Comparing traditional and Bayesian approaches to ecological meta-analyses.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11:1286–1295.  doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.13445 (pdf)

Jiao, J, L Riotte-Lambert, SS Pilyugin, MA Gil, CW Osenberg.  2020. Covariation between mobility and sensitivity to fitness gradients determines consumer-resource distributions.  Royal Society Open Science 7:20047. doi: 10.1098/rsos.200247 (pdf

Shima, JS, CW Osenberg, SH Alonzo, EG Noonburg, P Mitterwallner, SE Swearer. 2020. Reproductive phenology across the lunar cycle: parental decisions, offspring responses, and consequences for reef fish. Ecology 101:e03086.  doi: 10.1002/ecy.3086 (pdf)


Briggs, AA, CW Osenberg. 2019.  Species-specific oviposition patterns in Aedes mosquitoes in response to spatial clustering of larval habitats.  Oecologia 190:835-845 (and supplement).  doi: 10.1007/s00442-019-04448-3 (pdf)

Brown, AL, TK Frazer, G Li, JR Hilsenroth, JS Shima, CW Osenberg.  Hidden Predators on coral reefs: muricid consumption of vermetids.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 615:121-131. doi:10.3354/meps12920 (PDF)

Thiault, L, L KernaleguenG, CW Osenberg, T Lison de Loma, Y Chancerelle, G Sui, J Claudet. 2019. Ecological evaluation of a marine protected area network: A Progressive-Change BACIPS approach. Ecosphere 10(2):e02576. doi:10.1002/ecs2.2576 (PDF)

Brown, AL, EK Lipp, and CW Osenberg. 2019. Algae dictate multiple stressor effects on coral microbiomes. Coral Reefs . doi: 10.1007/s00338-019-01769-w (PDF)


Jiao, J, Pilyugin, S, L Riotte-Lambert, CW Osenberg.  2018.  Habitat-dependent movement rate can determine the efficacy of marine protected areas.  Ecology 99:2485-2495.  doi:10.1002/ecy.2477 (PDF)

Brown, AL, and CW Osenberg.  2018.  Vermetid gastropods modify physical and chmicla conditions above coral-algal interactions.  Oecologia 186:1091-1099.  doi:10.1007/s12080-017-0352-1 (PDF)

Osenberg, CW. 2018. No clean coal for stream animals.  Nature Sustainability 1:160-161.  doi:10.1038/s41893-018-0049-5 (invited editorial; with artwork by Rebecca Atkins).  (PDF)

van Gestel, N, Z Shi, KJ van Groenigen, CW Osenberg, LC Andresen, JS Dukes, MJ Hovenden, Y Luo, A Michelsen, E. Pendall, PB Reich, EAG Schuur, BA Hungate. 2018.  Predicting soil carbon loss with warming.  Nature 554:E4-E6.  doi:10.1038/nature25745BriefCommunicationsArising. (link)

Hamman, EA, SA McKinley, AC Stier, CW Osenberg. 2018.  Landscape configuration drives persistent spatial patterns of occupant distributions. Theoretical Ecology 11:111-127.  DOI:10.1007/sl2080-017-0352-1 (PDF)

Hamman, EA, P Pappalardo, JR Bence, SD Peacor, CW Osenberg.  2018. Bias in ecological meta-analyses using Hedges’ d. Ecosphere 9:e02419. doi:10.1002/ecs2.2419 (PDF)

Shima, JS, EG Noonburg, SE Swearer, SH Alonzo, CW Osenberg.  2018.  Born at the right time? A conceptual framework linking reproduction, development, and settlement in reef fish.  Ecology 99:116-126.  DOI:10.1002/ecy.2048 (PDF)


van Groenigen, CW Osenberg, C Terrer, Y Carrillo, FA Dijkstra, J Heath, M Nie, E Pendall, RP Phillips, BA Hungate. 2017.  Faster turnover of new soil carbon inputs under increased atmospheric CO2.  Global Change Biology  2017:1-10 DOI:10.1111/gcb.13752  (PDF)

Zill, JA, MA Gil, CW Osenberg. 2017. When environmental factors become stressors: interactive effects of vermetid gastropods and sedimentation on corals. Biology Letters 13: 20160957. (PDF)

Thiault, L, L Kernaleguen, CW Osenberg, J Claudet. 2017.  Progressive-change BACIPS: a flexible approach for environmental impact assessment. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:288-296. doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12655 (PDF)


Jiao, J, SS Pilyguin, CW Osenberg. 2016.  Random movement of predators can eliminate the strength of trophic cascades in marine protected areas. Ecosphere 7(8):e01421. DOI 10.1002/ecs2.1421 (PDF)

Brown, A, TK Frazer, JS Shima, CW Osenberg. 2016. Mass mortality of the vermetid gastropod, Ceraesignum maximum. Coral Reefs 35:1027-1032. DOI 10.1007/s00338-016-1438-8 (PDF)

Gil, MA, J Jiao, CW Osenberg. 2016. Enrichment scale determines herbivore control of primary producers. Oecologia 180:833-840. DOI 10.1007/s00442-015-3505-1 (PDF)

Shima, JS, NE Phillips, CW Osenberg. 2016. Variation in the growth and survival of the tropical vermetid, Ceraesignum maximum, is driven by size, habitat and density. Marine Biology 163:84. doi:10.1007/s00227-016-2859-1 (PDF)


van Groenigen, KJ, J Xia, CW Osenberg, Y Luo, BA Hungate. 2015. Application of a two-pool model to soil carbon dynamics under elevated CO2. Global Change Biology 21:4293-4297.   DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13074 (PDF)

Acevedo, MA, O Prosper, K Lopiano, N Ruktanonchai, T Caughlin, M Martcheva, CW Osenberg, DL Smith. 2015. Spatial heterogeneity, host movement, and mosquito-borne disease transmission. PLoS One 10. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127552. (PDF)

Shima, JS and CW Osenberg.  2015. Cryptic density dependence: integrating supply side ecology with population regulation. Pages 236-241 In: C Mora (Ed) The Ecology of Fishes on Coral Reefs: the functioning of an ecosystem in a changing world. University of Hawaii Press.


Phillips, NE, JS Shima and CW Osenberg. 2014. Live coral cover may provide resilience to damage from the vermetid gastropod Dendropoma maximum by preventing larval settlement.  Coral Reefs. doi:10.1007/s00338-014-1198-2. (PDF)

Ferguson, JM, JB Langebrake, VL Cannataro, AJ Garcia, EA Hamman, M Martcheva, CW Osenberg. 2014. Optimal sampling strategies for detecting zoonotic disease epidemics. PLoS Computational Biology 10(6): e1003668.  doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003668 (PDF)

Van Groenigen, KJ, X Qi, CW Osenberg, Y Luo, BA Hungate. 2014. Faster decomposition under increased atmospheric CO2 limits soil carbon storage. Science 344: 508-509. Doi: 10.1126/science.1249534 (PDF)

Brown, AL, J Zill, TK Frazer, CW Osenberg. 2014. Death and life: Muricid snails consume the vermetid gastropod, Dendropoma maximum, and use empty shells for reproduction.  Coral Reefs 33:497. DOI 10.1007/s00338-014-1141-6 (PDF)


Shima JS, NE Phillips, CW Osenberg.   2013.  Consistent deleterious effects of vermetid gastropods on coral performance. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 439:1-6. doi:10.1016/j.jembe.2012.10.012 (PDF)


Langebrake J, L Riotte-Lambert, CW Osenberg, P De Leenheer. 2012. Differential movement and movement bias models for marine protected areas. Journal of Mathematical Biology 64:667-696. DOI 10.1007/s00285-011-0407-7 (PDF)

Stier*, AC, MA Gil*, CS McKeon*, S Lemer, M Leray, SC Mills, CW Osenberg. 2012. Housekeeping mutualisms: do more symbionts facilitate host peformance?  PLoS ONE 7:e32079 (6 pages).  doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032079. [*equal co-authors; others alphabetical] (PDF)

Templer, PH, MC Mack, FS Chapin III, LM Christenson, JE Compton, HD Crook, WS Currie, CJ Curtis, DB Dail, CM D’Antonio,BA Emmett, HE Epstein, CL Goodale, P Gundersen, SE Hobbie, K Holland, DU Hooper, BA Hungate, S Lamontagne, KJ Nadelhoffer, CW Osenberg, SS Perakis, PSchleppi, J Schimel, IK Schmidt, M Sommerkorn, J Spoelstra, A Tietema, WW Wessel and DR Zak. 2012. Sinks for nitrogen inputs in terrestrial ecosystems: a meta-analysis of 15N tracer field studies. Ecology 93:1816-1829. (PDF)

McCoy MW, AC Stier, CW Osenberg. 2012. Emergent effects of multiple predators on prey survival: the importance of depletion and the functional response. Ecology Letters 15: 1449–1456. doi: 10.1111/ele.12005. (PDF)


Osenberg, CW, JS Shima, SL Miller, and AC Stier.  2011.  Assessing effects of marine protected areas: confounding in space and possible solutions.  Pages 143-167, in J. Claudet (ed) Marine Protected Areas: A multidisciplinary approach.  Cambridge University Press. (PDF)

Peterson, CH, FC Coleman, JBC Jackson, RE Turner, GT Rowe, RT Barbar, KA Bjorndal, RS Carney, RK Cowen, JM Hoekstra, JT Hollibaugh, SB Laska, RA Luettich Jr., CW Osenberg, SE Roady, S Senner, JM Teal, and P Wang. 2011.  A Once and Future Gulf of Mexico Ecosystem: Restoration Recommendations of an Expert Working Group.  Pew Environment Group. Washington, DC. 112 pp.  (Executive Summary; PDF)

vanGroenigen KJ, CW Osenberg, BA Hungate. 2011.  Increased soil emissions of potent greenhouse gases under elevated CO2.  Nature 475:214-216 (plus supplements).  doi:10.1038/nature10176 (PDF)


Shima, JS*, CW Osenberg*, AC Stier.  2010.  The vermetid gastropod Dendropoma maximum reduces coral growth and survival.  Biology Letters 6:815-818 (doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2010.0291).  [*equal co-authors] Editors Choice in Science magazine (PDF)

Stier, AC and CW Osenberg.  2010.  Propagule redirection: habitat availability reduces colonization and increases recruitment in reef fishes.  Ecology 91:2826-2832.  [recipient of Best Student Paper in Biology at UF] (PDF)

Stier, AC, CS McKeon, CW Osenberg, JS Shima.  2010.  Guard crabs alleviate deleterious effects of vermetid snails on a branching coral.  Coral Reefs 29:1019-1022.  DOI 10.1007/s00338-010-0663-9 (PDF)

Trager, MD, S Bhotika, JA Hostetler, GV Andrade, MA Rodriguez-Cabal, CS McKeon, CW Osenberg, BM Bolker.  2010.  Benefits for plants in ant-plant protective mutualisms: a meta-analysis.  PLoS ONE 5: e14308. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014308. (PDF)

Osenberg, CW, TK Frazer, KA Bjorndal, P Frederick, G Paulay, K Lorenzen.  2010.  Beyond Deepwater Horizon: Ecological Synthesis and Application in a Changing Environment.  A publically available paper on the research needs highlighted by the Gulf oil spill.  The ideas were presented at several Gulf coast workshops in 2010.  This version was presented at a workshop (Oil Spill-Induced Trophic Cascades in the Gulf: Exploring Impacts, Research Needs and Management Responses) held at the Mote Marine Laboratory, Sarasota, FL.  November 8-9, 2010 (PDF)

Claudet, J, CW Osenberg and 19 others.  2010.  Marine reserves: fish life history and ecological traits matter.  Ecological Applications 20:830-839. (PDF)


Muller, EB, CW Osenberg, RJ Schmitt, SJ Holbrook, RM Nisbet.  2009.  Sublethal toxicant effects with dynamic energy budget theory: application to mussel outplants.  Ecotoxicology 19:38-47.  DOI 10.1007/s10646-009-0384-4.  (PDF)

Hungate, BA, KJ van Groenigen, J Six, JD Jastrow, Y Luo, M de Graaff, C van Kessel, CW Osenberg. 2009. Assessing the effect of elevated carbon dioxide on soil carbon: a comparison of four meta-analyses.  Global Change Biology 15:2020-2034 . (PDF)

McPeek, MA, DL DeAngelis, RG Shaw, AJ Moore, MD Rausher, DR Strong, AM Ellison, L Barrett, L Rieseberg, MD Breed. J Sullivan, CW Osenberg, M Holyoak, MA Elgar. 2009.  The golden rule of reviewing.  American Naturalist 173:E155-E158. DOI: 10.1086/598847. * (journal editorial) (PDF)

Boyer, S.E., J.S. White, A.S. Stier, C.W. Osenberg.  2009.  Effects of the fish anesthetic, clove oil (eugenol), on coral health and growth.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 369:53-57. (PDF)


Claudet, J, CW Osenberg and 19 others.  2008.  Marine reserves: size and age do matter.  Ecology Letters 11:481-489. (PDF)

Chockley, BR, CM St. Mary, CW Osenberg.  2008.  Population sinks in the Upper Florida Keys: the importance of demographic variation in population dynamics of the marine shrimp Stenopus hispidus.  Marine Ecology Progress Series 360:135-145. (PDF)

Lison de Loma, T. CW Osenberg, JS Shima, Y Chancerelle, N Davis, AJ Brooks, R Galzin.  2008.  Assessing the impact of marine protected areas in Moorea (French Polynesia).  Pacific Science 62:427-437. (PDF)

Shima, JS, CW Osenberg, CM St Mary.  2008.  Quantifying habitat quality in a heterogeneous landscape: recruitment of a reef fish. Ecology 89:86-94. (PDF)


Vance-Chalcraft, HD, JA Rosenheim, JR Vonesh, CW Osenberg, A Sih. 2007.  The influence of intraguild predation on prey suppression and prey release: a meta-analysis.  Ecology 88:2689-2696. (PDF)

Poulsen, JR, CW Osenberg, CJ Clark, DJ Levey, BM Bolker. 2007.  Plants as reef fish: fitting the functional form of seedling recruitment. American Naturalist 170:167-183. (PDF)

Clark, CJ, JR. Poulsen, DJ Levey, and CW Osenberg. 2007. Are plant populations seed limited? A meta-analysis of seed addition experiments. American Naturalist 170:128-142. (PDF)

Lecchini, D. CW Osenberg, JS Shima, CM St Mary, R Galzin. 2007. Ontogenetic changes in habitat selection during settlement in a coral reef fish: ecological determinants and sensory mechanisms. Coral Reefs 26:423-432. (PDF)

Hauxwell, J., T.K. Frazer, and C.W. Osenberg.  2007.  Annual dynamics of biomass and productivity of Vallisneria americana Michx in a subtropical spring-fed estuary. Aquatic Botany 87:61-68. (PDF)


McCoy, MW, BM Bolker, CW Osenberg, BG Miner, JR Vonesh.  2006. Size correction: comparing morphological traits among populations and environments. Oecologia 148:547-554. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W., B.M. Bolker, J.S. White, C. St. Mary, and J.S. Shima. 2006. Statistical issues and study design in ecological restorations: lessons learned from marine reserves.Pages 280-302 in: Foundations of Restoration Ecology, D Falk, N Palmer, and J Zedler, eds., Island Press. (PDF)

Shima JS, Osenberg CW, St. Mary CM, L Rogers.  2006.  Implications of changing coral communities: do larval traits or habitat features drive variation in density-dependent mortality and recruitment of juvenile reef fish? Pages 226-231 in Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium. (PDF)

Osenberg CW, Shima JS, St. Mary CM.  2006.  Habitat degradation and settlement behaviour: effects on fish settlement, survival, and recruitment. Pages 257-263 in Proceedings of the 10th International Coral Reef Symposium. (PDF)


Osenberg, C.W., C.JF. Huckins, A. Kaltenberg, A. Martinez.  2004.  Resolving within- and between-population variation in feeding ecology with a biomechanical model. Oecologia 141:57-65.  (PDF)

Hauxwell, J., C.W. Osenberg, and T.K. Frazer.  2004.  Conflicting management goals: manatees and invasive competitors inhibit restoration of a native macrophyte.  Ecological Applications 14: 571–586. (PDF)

Hauxwell, J., T.K. Frazer, and C.W. Osenberg.  2004.  Grazing by manatees excludes both new and established wild celery transplants: implications for restoration in Kings Bay, FL, USA.  J. Aquatic Plant Management 42:49-53. (PDF)


Vonesh, J.R. and C.W. Osenberg.  2003.  Multi-predator effects across life-history stages: non-additivity of egg- and larval-stage predation in an African treefrog.  Ecology Letters 6:503-508. (PDF)

Shima, J. and C.W. Osenberg. 2003  Cryptic density dependence: effects of spatio-temporal variation among reef fish populations. Ecology 84:46-52. (PDF)


Osenberg, CW, CM St. Mary, RJ Schmitt, SJ Holbrook, P Chesson, B Byrne. 2002. Rethinking ecological inference: density dependence in reef fishes.  Ecology Letters 5:715-721. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W., C.M. St. Mary, J.A. Wilson, and W.J. Lindberg. 2002. A quantitative framework to evaluate the attraction-production controversy, with application to marine ornamental fisheries.  ICES Journal of Marine Science 59S:212-219. (PDF)

Bolker, B.M., C.M. St. Mary, C.W. Osenberg, R.J. Schmitt, and S.J. Holbrook. 2002. Management at a different scale: marine ornamentals and local processes.  Bulletin of Marine Sciences 70:733-748. (PDF)

Wilson, J. and C.W. Osenberg.  2002. Experimental and observational patterns of density-dependent settlement and survival in the marine fish, Gobiosoma. Oecologia 130:205-215. (PDF)


Wilson, J.A., C.W. Osenberg, C.M. St. Mary, C.A. Watson, and W.J. Lindberg. 2001. Artificial reefs, the attraction-production issue, and density dependence in marine ornamental fishes.  Aquarium Sciences and Conservation 3:95-105. (PDF)


Scheiner, S.M., S B. Cox, M. Willig, G.G. Mittelbach, C.W. Osenberg, and M. Kaspari.  2000. Species richness, species-area curves, and Simpson’s paradox. Evolutionary Ecology Research 2:791-802. (PDF)

Gough, L., C.W. Osenberg, K.L. Gross, and S.L. Collins.  2000.  Fertilization effects on species density and primary productivity in several herbaceous plant communities.  Oikos 89:428-439. (PDF)

St. Mary, C.W. Osenberg, T.K. Frazer, and W.J. Lindberg. 2000.  Stage structure, density dependence, and the efficacy of marine reserves.  Bulletin of Marine Sciences 66:675-690. (PDF)

Huckins, C.J F., C.W. Osenberg, G.G. Mittelbach. 2000.  Species introductions and their ecological consequences: an example with congeneric sunfish. Ecological Applications 10:612-625. (PDF)


Schmitt, R.J., S.J. Holbrook, and C.W. Osenberg.  1999.  Quantifying the effects of multiple processes on local abundance: a cohort approach for open populations.  Ecology Letters 2:294-303. (PDF)

Wilson, W.G., C.W. Osenberg, R.J. Schmitt and R. Nisbet.  1999. Complementary foraging behavior allows coexistence of two consumers. Ecology 80:2358-2372. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W., O. Sarnelle, and D.E. Goldberg.  1999.  Meta-analysis in ecology: concepts, statistics, and applications.  Ecology 80:1103-1104.  [This is the introduction to an Ecology Special Feature.  You can also view a list of the contents of the Special Feature.] (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W., O. Sarnelle, S.D. Cooper, and R.D. Holt.  1999.  Resolving ecological questions through meta-analysis: goals, metrics and models.  Ecology 80:1105-1117. (PDF)

Downing, J., C.W. Osenberg, and O. Sarnelle.  1999.  Meta-analysis of marine nutrient-enrichment experiments:  variation in the magnitude of nutrient limitation.  Ecology 80:1157-1167. (PDF)

Mittelbach, G.G., C.W. Osenberg, and P.C. Wainwright.  1999.  Plasticity in pumpkinseed sunfish: experimental evidence for diet-induced variation in jaw morphology.  Evolutionary Ecology Research 1:111-128. (PDF)


Osenberg, C. W. and C. M. St. Mary. 1998. Meta-analysis: synthesis or statistical subjugation?  Integrative Biology: Issues, News and Views 1:37-41. (PDF)

Moeller, R. E., R. G. Wetzel, C. W. Osenberg. 1998. Concordance of phosphorus limitation in lakes: bacterioplankton, phytoplankton, epiphyte-snail consumers, and rooted macrophytes. Pages 318-325 in E. Jeppesen, Ma. Sondergaard, Mo. Sondergaard, and K. Christoffersen (eds.) The structuring role of submersed macrophytes in lakes. Springer-Verlag, New York. (PDF)


Osenberg, C. W., O. Sarnelle and S. D. Cooper. 1997. Effect size in ecological experiments: the applicaton of biological models to meta-analysis. American Naturalist 150:798-812. (PDF)


Steichen, D.J., Jr., S.J. Holbrook, and C.W. Osenberg. 1996. Distribution and abundance of benthic and demersal macrofauna within a natural hydrocarbon seep. Marine Ecology Progress Series 138:71-82. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W. and G.G. Mittelbach. 1996. The relative importance of resource limitation and predator limitation in food chains. Pages 134-148 in G.A. Polis and K.O. Winemiller (eds.) Food webs: integration of patterns and dynamics, Chapman and Hall, New York. (PDF)

Schmitt, R.J. and C.W. Osenberg (editors and contributing authors). 1996. Detecting ecological impacts: Concepts and applications in coastal habitats. Academic Press, San Diego. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W. and R.J. Schmitt. 1996. Detecting ecological impacts caused by human activities. Pages 3-16 in R.J. Schmitt and C.W. Osenberg (eds.) Detecting ecological impacts: Concepts and applications in coastal habitats. Academic Press, San Diego. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W., R.J. Schmitt, S.J. Holbrook, K. E. Abu-Saba, and A. R. Flegal. 1996. Detection of environmental impacts: natural variability, effect size, and power analysis. Pages 83-108 in R.J. Schmitt and C.W. Osenberg (eds.) Detecting ecological impacts: Concepts and applications in coastal habitats. Academic Press, San Diego. [Republication of Osenberg et al. 1994, Ecological Applications 4:16-30.] (PDF)

Schmitt, R.J., C.W. Osenberg, W.J. Douros, and J. Chesson. 1996. The art and science of administrative environmental impact assessment. Pages 279-291 in R.J. Schmitt and C.W. Osenberg (eds.) Detecting ecological impacts: Concepts and applications in coastal habitats. Academic Press. (PDF)

Ambrose, R.F., R.J. Schmitt, and C.W. Osenberg. 1996. Predicted and observed environmental impacts: can we foretell ecological change? Pages 343-367 in R.J. Schmitt and C.W. Osenberg (eds.) Detecting ecological impacts: Concepts and applications in coastal habitats. Academic Press, San Diego. (PDF)


Olson, M.H., G.G. Mittelbach, and C.W. Osenberg. 1995. Competition between predator and prey: resource-based mechanisms and implications for stage-structured populations. Ecology 76:1758-1771. (PDF)

Mittelbach, G.G., A.M. Turner, D.J. Hall, J.E. Rettig, and C.W. Osenberg. 1995. Perturbation and resilience: a long-term, whole-lake study of predator extinction and reintroduction. Ecology 76:2347-2360. (PDF)


Mittelbach, G.G. and C.W. Osenberg. 1994. Using foraging theory to study trophic interactions. Pages 45-59 in D.J. Stouder, K.L. Fresh, and R.J. Feller (eds.), Theory and application in fish feeding ecology, Belle W. Baruch Library in Marine Sciences, no. 18, University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, South Carolina. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W., M.H. Olson, and G.G. Mittelbach. 1994. Stage structure in fishes: resource productivity and competition gradients. Pages 151-170 in D.J. Stouder, K.L. Fresh, and R.J. Feller (eds.), Theory and application in fish feeding ecology, Belle W. Baruch Library in Marine Sciences, no. 18, University of South Carolina Press, Columbia, South Carolina. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W. and R.J. Schmitt. 1994. Detecting human impacts in marine habitats. Ecological Applications 4:1-2. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W., R.J. Schmitt, S.J. Holbrook, K. E. Abu-Saba, and A. R. Flegal. 1994. Detection of environmental impacts: natural variability, effect size, and power analysis. Ecological Applications 4:16-30. (PDF)


Mittelbach, G.G., and C.W. Osenberg. 1993. Stage-structured interactions in bluegill: consequences of adult resource variation. Ecology 74:2381-2394.  (PDF)


Osenberg, C.W., G.G. Mittelbach and P.C. Wainwright. 1992. Two-stage life histories in fish: the interaction between juvenile competition and adult performance. Ecology 73:255-267. (PDF)

Mittelbach, G.G., C.W. Osenberg, and P.C. Wainwright. 1992. Variation in resource abundance affects diet and feeding morphology in the pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus). Oecologia 90:8-13.  (PDF)

Stewart-Oaten, A., J.R. Bence and C.W. Osenberg. 1992. Detecting effects of unreplicated perturbations: no simple solution. Ecology 73:1396-1404. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W., S.J. Holbrook and R.J. Schmitt. 1992. Implications for the design of environmental assessment studies. Pages 75-90 in P.M. Grifman and S.E. Yoder (eds.) Perspectives on the marine environment. USC Sea Grant, Los Angeles, California. (PDF)

Krause, P.R., C.W. Osenberg, R.J. Schmitt. 1992. Effects of produced water on early life stages of a sea urchin: gender-specific responses and delayed expression. Pages 431-444 in J.P. Ray and F.R. Englehardt (eds.), Produced water: technological/environmental issues and solutions, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W., R.J. Schmitt, S.J. Holbrook and D. Canestro. 1992. Spatial scale of ecological effects associated with an open coast discharge of produced water. Pages 387-402 in J.P. Ray and F.R. Englehardt (eds.), Produced water: technological/environmental issues and solutions, Plenum Publishing Corp., New York. (PDF)


Wainwright, P.C., C.W. Osenberg and G.G. Mittelbach. 1991. Trophic polymorphism in the pumpkinseed sunfish (Lepomis gibbosus): effects of environment on ontogeny. Functional Ecology 5:40-55. (PDF)

Wainwright, P.C., G.V. Lauder, C.W. Osenberg and G.G. Mittelbach. 1991. The functional basis of intraspecific trophic diversification in sunfishes. Pages 2515-529 in E. Dudley (ed.) The unity of evolutionary biology, Dioscorides Press, Portland, OR. (PDF)


Osenberg, C.W. 1989. Resource limitation, competition and the influence of life history in a freshwater snail community.  Oecologia 79:512-519. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W. and G.G. Mittelbach. 1989. The effects of body size on the predator-prey interaction between pumpkinseed sunfish and gastropods. Ecological Monographs 59:405-432. (PDF)

Mittelbach, G.G., C.W. Osenberg and M.A. Leibold. 1988. Trophic relations and ontogenetic niche shifts in aquatic ecosystems. Pages 219-235 in B. Ebenman and L. Persson (eds.) Size-structured populations: ecology and evolution, Springer-Verlag, Berlin. (PDF)

Osenberg, C.W. 1988. Body size and the interaction of fish predation and food limitation in a freshwater snail community. Ph.D. dissertation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. 272 pp.

Osenberg, C.W., E.E. Werner, G.G. Mittelbach, D.J. Hall. 1988. Growth patterns in bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) and pumpkinseed (L. gibbosus) sunfish: environmental variation and the importance of ontogenetic niche shifts. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 45:17-26.(PDF)

Fugle, G.N., S.I. Rothstein, C.W. Osenberg and M.A. McGinley. 1984. Signals of status in wintering white-crowned sparrows, Zonotrichia leucophrys gambelii. Anim. Behav. 32:86-93. (derived from a project I did as an undergraduate) (PDF)

Schmitt, R.J., C.W. Osenberg and M.G. Bercovitch. 1983. Mechanisms and consequences of shell fouling in the kelp snail, Norrisia norrisi (Sowerby) (Trochidae): indirect effects of octopus drilling. J. Exp. Mar. Biol. Ecol. 69:267-281. (derived from a project I did as an undergraduate) (PDF)