Olijnyk, A.M. & Nelson, W.A. (In Press) Positive phenotypic correlations among life-history traits remain in the absence of differential resource ingestion. Functional Ecology.
Sabbah, S., Hui, J., Hauser, F., Nelson, W.A. & Hawryshyn, C.W. (2012) Ontogeny in the visual system of the Nile tilapia. Journal of Experimental Biology 215: 2684-2695.
Bell, A., Huijben, S., Paaijmans, K., Sim, D., Chan, B., Nelson, W.A., and Read, A. (2012) Enhanced transmission of drug-resistant parasites to mosquitoes following drug treatment in rodent malaria. PLoS One 7: 1-10. [online] [pdf]
Yamanaka, T., Nelson, W.A., Uchimura, K. & Bjørnstad, O.N. (2012) Generation separation in simple structured life-cycles: models and 48 years of field data on a tea tortrix moth. The American Naturalist 179: 95-109. [summary] [article]
Mideo, N., Nelson, W.A., Reece, S.E., Bell, A.S., Read, A. & Day, T. (2011) Bridging Scales in the Evolution of Infectious Disease Life Histories: Application. Evolution 24: 2410–2422.
Huijben, S., Sim, D., Nelson, W.A. & Read, A. (2011) The fitness of drug-resistant malaria parasites in a rodent model: multiplicity of infection. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 24: 2410-2422.
Ananthasubramaniam, B., Nisbet, R.M., Nelson, W.A., McCauley, E. & Gurney, W.S.C. (2011) Stochastic growth reduces population fluctuations in Daphnia–algal systems. Ecology 92: 362-372.
Huijben, S., Nelson, W.A., Wargo, A., Sim, D., Drew, D. & Read, A. (2010) Chemotherapy, within-host ecology and the fitness of drug resistant malaria parasites. Evolution 64: 2952-2968.
Fox, J.W., Nelson, W.A. & McCauley, E. (2010) Coexistence mechanisms and the paradox of the plankton: quantifying selection from noisy data. Ecology 91: 1774-1786.
Lewis, M.A., Nelson, W.A. & Xu, C. (2010) A structured threshold model for bark beetle outbreak. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology 72: 565-589.
McCauley, E., Nelson, W.A. & Nisbet, R.M. (2008) Small-amplitude cycles emerge from stage-structured interactions in Daphnia–algal systems. Nature 455:1240-1243. [link]
Simpson, K., McCauley, E. & Nelson, W.A. (2008) Spatial heterogeneity and rates of spread in experimental streams. Oikos 117:1491-1499.
Nelson, W.A. & Lewis, M.A. (2008) Connecting host physiology to host resistance in the conifer-bark beetle system. Theoretical Ecology 1:163-177.
Nelson, W.A., Potapov, A., Lewis, M.A., Hundsdoerfer, A.E. & He, F. (2008) Balancing ecological complexity in predictive models: a reassessment of risk models in the mountain pine beetle system. Journal of Applied Ecology 45:248-257.
Nelson, W.A., McCauley, E. & Nisbet, R.M. (2007) Stage-structured cycles generate strong fitness-equalizing mechanisms. Evolutionary Ecology 21: 499-515.
Nelson, W.A., McCauley, E. & Wrona, F.J. (2006) Mechanisms for consumer diversity—Reply. Nature 439: pE2.
Nelson, W.A., McCauley, E. & Wrona, F.J. (2005) Stage-structured cycles promote genetic diversity in a predator-prey system of Daphnia and algae. Nature 433: 413-417.
Nelson, W.A., McCauley, E. & Wimbert, J. (2004) Capturing dynamics with the correct rates: inverse problems using semiparametric approaches. Ecology 85: 889-903.
Nelson, W.A., McCauley, E. & Wrona, F.J. (2001) Multiple dynamics in a single predator-prey system: experimental effects of food quality. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B. 268: 1223-1230.
Nelson, W.A. (2008) Population dynamics: statistical methods. In: Encyclopedia of Ecology. S.E. Jorgensen (ed). Elsevier.
Nelson, W.A., Levings, C.D. & Paul, A.J. (2007) Population growth and critical demography of white sturgeon in the lower Fraser River. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Anadromous Sturgeons. J. Munro, D. Hatin, K. McKown, J. Hightower, K. Sulak, A. Kahnle, and F. Caron (eds). American Fisheries Society.
Harder, L.D., Williams, N.M., Jordan, C.Y. & Nelson, W.A. (2001) The effects of floral design and display on pollinator economics and pollen dispersal. In: Cognitive Ecology of Pollination AnimaBehavior and Floral Evolution. L. Chittka and J. Thomson (eds). Cambridge University Press.