Spagnolo, F., Cristofari, P., Tattonetti, N. P., Ginzburg, L.R., & Dykhuizen, D. E. (2017).
Pathogen Population Structure Can Explain Hospital Outbreaks. ISME Journal. doi:10.1101/210534. PDF
Borrelli, J., Allesina, S., Arditi, R., Chase, I., Damuth, J., Holt, R., Logofet, D., Rohr, R., Rossberg, A.,
Spencer, M., Tran, K., and Ginzburg, L.R., 2015, Selection on stability across ecological scales. 
Trends in Ecology and Evolution , 30(7), 417-425. PDF
Ginzburg, L., Krebs C. 2015 Mammalian cycles: internally defined periods and interaction-driven
amplitudes. PeerJ 3:e1180 PDF
Borrelli J.J., and L.R. Ginzburg. 2014.  Why there are so few trophic levels: selection against instability
explains the pattern.  Food Webs. 1:10-14. PDF
Arditi, R. Ginzburg, L.R. 2014, Improving communications between theoretical ecologists, mathematical
ecologists, and ecological modelers. Theoretical Ecology 7:21-22. PDF
Colyvan, M.  and Ginzburg, L.R. 2012, Ecological laws. In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Ecology. Ed.
David Gibson: Oxford University Press, New York. PDF
Ginzburg, L.R. 2011,  Recollections of unforgettable encounters with Alexey Andreevich Lyapunov.  In
“A. Lyapunov: 100 year anniversary of  birth”, edited by  Lyapunova, N.A., GEO, Novosibirsk,
Russia, p.322-323 (in Russian). PDF
Colyvan, M. and Ginzburg, L.R. 2010. Analogical thinking in ecology: looking beyond disciplinary
boundaries. Quarterly Review of Biology 2:171-182. PDF
Ginzburg, L.R., Burger, O., and Damuth, J. 2010. The May threshold and life history allometry. Biology
Letters 6:850-853. PDF
Ginzburg, L.R. and Ferson, S. 2009. Citations, anonymous ideas, and ecological engineering.
Evolutionary Ecology Research-Special Issue honoring Larry Slobodkin, 11(3). Link
Inchausti, P. and Ginzburg, L.R. 2009. Maternal effects mechanism of population cycling: a
formidable competitor to the traditional predator-prey view. Phil.Tran. R. Soc. B. 364:1117-1124. PDF
Burger, O. and Ginzburg, L.R. 2009. On size and extinction: a random walk model predicts the body
size of lowest risk for mammals. Evolutionary Ecology Research, 11(7), 1017-1029. PDF
Ginzburg, L.R. and Damuth, J. 2008.  The space-lifetime hypothesis: viewing organisms in four
dimension, literally.  American Naturalist 171:125-131. PDF
Ginzburg, L.R., and Jensen, C.XJ. 2008. From controversy to consensus: the indirect interference
functional response.  SIL Biology 30/2, April 2008. PDF
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This is a recent rating of all Ecology papers since Darwin. One of the papers below
(Ginzburg & Jensen, 2004) made it into the list of 100 best.
Courchamp, F., and Bradshaw, J. A. C. 2018.  100 articles every ecologist should read.
Nature: ecology and evolution. PDF
Ginzburg, L. R. and Jensen, C. X. J. 2004. Rules of thumb for judging ecological theories.
Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 19: 121-126. PDF
Abrams, P.A. and Ginzburg, L.R.  2000.  The Nature of Predation: prey dependent, ratio dependent, or
neither?  Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15: 337-341. PDF
Ginzburg, L.R. and Taneyhill, D.E.  1994.  Population cycles of forest Lepidoptera: a maternal effect
hypothesis.  Journal of Animals Ecology 63: 79-92. PDF
Ginzburg, L.R. and Akçakaya, H.R. 1992.  Consequences of Ratio-Dependent Predation for Steady State
Properties of Ecosystems.  Ecology 73 (5): 1536-1543. PDF
Arditi, R. and Ginzburg, L.R.  1989.  Coupling in Predator-Prey Dynamics: Ratio-dependence.   Journal
of Theoretical Biology 139: 311-326. PDF
Risk Analysis
Ferson, S. and Ginzburg, L. R. 1996. Different Methods are needed to Propagate Ignorance and
Variability. Reliability Engineering and Systems Safety 54:133-144. PDF
Ginzburg, L.R., Ferson, S. Akçakaya, H.R.  1990.  Reconstructability of Density Dependence and the
Conservative Assessment of Extinction Risk.   Conservation Biology 4: 63-70. PDF
Ginzburg, L.R., Slobodkin, L.B., Johnson, K and Bindman, A.G.  1982.  Quasiextinction Probabilities as a
Measure of Impact on Population Growth.  Risk Analysis 2: 171-181. PDF
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