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Dominique Gravel


Regular member

Department of Biology, Université de Sherbrooke

Université de Sherbrooke, 2500 Boulevard Université
Université de Sherbrooke
Quebec, Canada
J1K 2R1

819.821.8000 ex.66589




CEN Students / Postdoctoral fellows

Beardsell, Andréanne (Doctorate - Codirector). Predator-mediated effects of herbivores on tundra nesting insectivorous birds.


Scientific communications

Besson, M., Delmas, E., Poisot, T., Gravel, D., 2019. Complex ecological networks. Encyclopedia of Ecology, 1: 536-545. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.10564-0 .

Ameztegui, A., Solarik, K.A., Parkins, J.R., Houle, D., Messier, C., Gravel, D., 2018. Perceptions of climate change acrosse th Canadian forest sector: The key factors of institutional and geographical environment. PLoS one, 13(6). Article #e0197689. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197689.

Bramon Mora, B., Gravel, D., Gilarranz, L.J., Poisot, T., Stouffer, D.B., 2018. Identifying a common backbone of interactions underlying food webs from different ecosystems. Nature Communications, 9. Article #2603. DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-05056-0.

Brousseau, P.M., Gravel, D., Handa, I.T., 2018. On the development of a functional trait approach for terrestrial arthropods. Journal of Animal Ecology, 87(5): 1209-1220. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12834.

Brousseau, P.-M., Gravel, D., Handa, I.T., 2018. Trait matching and phylogeny as predictors of predator–prey interactions involving ground beetles. Functional Ecology, 32(1): 192-202. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12943.

Delmas, E., Besson, M., Brice, M.-H., Burkle, L.A., Dalla Riva, G.V., Fortin, M.-J., Gravel, D., Guimarares Jr., P.R., Hembry, D.H., Newman, E.A., Olesen, J.M., Pires, M.M., Yeakel, J.D., Poisot, T., 2018. Analyzing ecological networks of species interactions. Biological Reviews, 94(1): 16-36. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12433.

Galiana, N., Lurgi, M., Claramunt-López, B., Fortin, M.-J., Leroux, S., Cazelles, K., Gravel, D., Montoya, J.M., 2018. The spatial scaling of species interactions networks. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 2: 782-790. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-018-0517-3.

Godsoe, W., Jankowski, J., Holt, R.D., Gravel, D., 2018. Which coexistence mechanisms should biogeographers quantify? A reply to Alexander et al.. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 33(3): 145-147. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2018.01.003.

Grossman, J.J., Vanhellemont, M., Barsoum, N., Bauhus, J., Bruelheide, H., Castagneyrol, B., Cavender-Bares, J., Eisenhauer, N., Ferlian, O., Gravel, D., Hector, A., Jactel, H., Kreft, H., Mereu, S., Messier, C., Muys, B., Nock, C., Paquette, A., Parker, J., Perring, M.P., Ponette, Q., Reich, P.B., Schuldt, A., Staab, M., Weih, M., Zemp, D.Clara., Sherer-Lorenzen, M., Verheyen, K., 2018. Synthesis and future research directions linking tree diversity to growth, survival, and damage in a global network of tree diversity experiments. . Environmental and Experimental Botany, 152: 68-69. DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2017.12.015.

Laigle, I., Aubin, I., Digel, C., Brose, U., Boulangeat, I., Gravel, D., 2018. Species traits as drivers of food web structure. Oikos, 127(2): 316-326. DOI: 10.1111/oik.04712.

Legagneux, P., Casajus, N., Cazelles, K., Chevallier, C., Chevrinais, M., Guéry, L., Jacquet, C., Jaffré, M., Naud, M.-J., Noisette, F., Ropars, P., Vissault, S., Archambault, P., Bêty, J., Berteaux, D., Gravel, D., 2018. Our house is burning: discrepancy in climate change vs biodiversity coverage in the media as compared to scientific literature. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 5. Article #175. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2017.00175.

Nenzén, H.K., Martel, V., Gravel, D., 2018. Can hyperparasitoids cause large-scale outbreaks of insects herbivores? Oikos, 127(9): 1344-1354. DOI: 10.1111/oik.05112.

Nenzén, H.K., Peres-Neto, P., Gravel, D., 2018. More than Moran: coupling statistical and simulation models to understand how defoliation spread and weather variation drive insect outbreak dynamics. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 48(3): 255-264. DOI: 10.1139/cjfr-2016-0396.

Pellissier, L., Albouy, C., Bascompte, J., Farwig, N., Graham, C., Loreau, M., Maglianesi, M.A., Melián, C.J., Pitteloud, C., Roslin, T., Rohr, R., Saavedra, S., Thuiller, W., Woodward, G., Zimmermann, N.E., Gravel, D., 2018. Comparing species interaction networks along environmental gradients. Biological Reviews, 93(2): 785-800. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12366.

Raymond-Léonard, L.J., Gravel, D., Reich, P.B., Handa, T., 2018. Springtail community structure in influcenced by functional traits but not biogeographic origin of leaf litter in soils of novel forest ecosystems. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285(1879). DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.0647.

Renaut, S., Budden, A.E., Gravel, D., Poisot, T., Peres-Neto, P., 2018. Management, archiving and sharing for biologists and the role of research institutions in the technology-oriented age. BioScience, 68(6): 400-411. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/biy038.

Ameztegui, A., Paquette, A., Shipley, B., Heym, M., Messier, C., Gravel, D., 2017. Shade tolerance and the functional trait: demography relationship in temperate and boreal forests. Functional Ecology, 31(4): 821-830. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12804.

Aussenac, R., Bergeron, Y., Mekontchou, C.G., Gravel, D., Pilch, K., Drobshev, I., 2017. Intraspecific variability in growth response to environmental fluctuations modulates the stabilizing effect of species diversity on forest growth. Journal of Ecology, 105(6): 1832-1832. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12728.

Delmas, E., Brose, U., Gravel, D., Stouffer, D.B., Poisot, T., 2017. Simulations of biomass dynamics in community food webs. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8(7): 881-886. DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12713.

Desjardins-Proulx, P., Laigle, I., Poisot, T., Gravel, D., 2017. Ecological interactions and the Netflix problem. PeerJ, 5: e3644. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.3644.

Fournier, B., Mouquet, N., Leibold, M.A., Gravel, D., 2017. An integrative framework of coexistence mechanisms in competitive metacommunities. Ecography, 40(5): 630-641. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.02137.

Godsoe, W., Janowski, J., Holt, R.D., Gravel, D., 2017. Integrating biogeography with contemporary niche theory. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 32(7): 488-499. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.03.008.

Henning, J.A., Leppanen, C., Bush, J., Sheldon, K.S., Gotelli, N., Gravel, D., Strauss, S., 2017. A pioneering adventure becomes an ecological classic: the arising and established researchers. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 98(4): 240-373. DOI: 10.1002/bes2.1350.

Jacquet, C., Mouillot, D., Kulbicki, M., Gravel, D., 2017. Extensions of Island Biogeography Theory predict the scaling of functional trait composition with habitat area and isolation. Ecology Letters, 20(2): 135-146. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12716.

Kopelke, J., Nyman, T., Cazelles, K., Gravel, D., Vissault, S., Roslin, T., 2017. Food‐web structure of willow‐galling sawflies and their natural enemies across Europe. Ecology, 98(6): 1730. DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1832.

Massol, F., Altermatt, F., Gounand, I., Gravel, D., Leibold, M.A., Mouquet, N., 2017. How life‐history traits affect ecosystem properties: effects of dispersal in meta‐ecosystems. Oikos, 126(4): 532-546. DOI: 10.1111/oik.03893.

Massol, F., Dubart, M., Calcagno, V., Cazelles, K., Jacquet, C., Kéfi, S., Gravel, D., 2017. Island biogeography of spatially structured food webs. Advances in Ecological Research, 56: 183-262. DOI: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2016.10.004.

Nenzén, H.K., Filotas, E., Peres-Neto, P., Gravel, D., 2017. Epidemiological landscape models reproduce cyclic insect outbreaks. Ecological Complexity, 31: 78-87. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecocom.2017.04.004.

Poisot, T., Guéveneux‐Julien, C., Fortin, M.-J., Gravel, D., Legendre, P., Keil, P., 2017. Hosts, parasites and their interactions respond to different climatic variables. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26(8): 942-951. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12602.

Talluto, M.V., Boulangeat, I., Vissault, S., Thuiller, W., Gravel, D., 2017. Extinction debt and colonization credit delay range shifts of eastern North American trees. Nature Ecology and Evolution, 1: Art. no. 0182. DOI: 10.1038/s41559-017-0182.

Bartomeus, I., Gravel, D., Tylianakis, J.M., Aizen, M.A., Dickie, I.A., Bernard-Verdier, M., 2016. A common framework for identifyin linkage rules across different types of interaction networks. Functional Ecology, 30: 1894-1903. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.12666.

Beauchesne, D., Desjardins-Proulx, P., Archambault, P., Gravel, D., 2016. Thinking outside the box - predicing biotic interactions in data-poor environments. Vie et Milieu - Life and Environment, 66(3-4): 333-342.

Beauchesne, D., Grant , C., Gravel, D., Archambault, P., 2016. L’évaluation des impacts cumulés dans l’estuaire et le golfe du Saint-Laurent : vers une planification stratégique de l’utilisation et de l’exploitation des ressources. Le Naturaliste Canadien, 140(2): 45-55. DOI: 10.7202/1036503ar.

Cazelles, K., Araujo, M.B., Gravel, D., Mouquet, N., 2016. A theory for species co-occurrence in interaction networks. Theoretical Ecology, 9(1): 39-48. DOI: 10.1007/s12080-015-0281-9.

Cazelles, K., Mouquet, N., Mouillot, D., Gravel, D., 2016. On the integration of biotic interaction and environmental constraints at the biogeographical scale. Ecography, 39(10): 921-931. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01714.

Gounant, I., Mouquet, N., Kéfi, S., Gravel, D., 2016. Trait selection during food web assembly: the role of body size and temperature. Theoretical Ecology, 9(4): 417-429. DOI: 10.1007/s12080-016-0299-7.

Gravel, D., Albouy, C., Thuiller, W., 2016. The meaning of functional diversity for food weeb structure and dynamics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society Series B, 371: 20150268. DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2015.0268.

Gravel, D., Massol, F., Leibold, M.A., 2016. Stability and complexity of model metaecosystems. Nature Communications, 7: 12457. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12457.

Hattab, T., Leprieur, F., Lasram, F.B.R., Gravel, D., Le Loc'h, F., Albouy, C., 2016. Forecasting fine-scale changes in the food-web structure of coastal marine communities under climate change. Ecography, 39(12): 1227-1237. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01937.

Jacquet, C., Moritz, C., Morissette, L., Legagneux, P., Massol, F., Archambault, P., Gravel, D., 2016. No complexity-stability relationship in empirical ecosystems. Nature Communications, 7: 12573. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms12573.

Nguyen, N.H., Williams, L.J., Vincent, J.B., Stefanski, A., Cavender-Bares, J., Messier, C., Paquette, A., Gravel, D., Reich, P.B., Kennedy, P.G., 2016. Ectomycorrhizal and saprophic fungal diversity are linked to different tree community attributes in a field-based tree experiment. Molecular Ecology, 25(16): 4032-4046. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13719.

Parrain, E., Gravel, D., Rohr, R., Bersier, L.F., Gray, S.M., 2016. Mismatch in microbial food webs: Predators but not prey perform better in their local biotic and abiotic conditions. Ecology and Evolution, 6(14): 4885-4897. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2236.

Poisot, T., Gravel, D., Leroux, S., Wood, S.A., Fortin, M.-J., Baiser, B., Cirtwill, A.R., Araujo, M.B., Stouffer, D.B., 2016. Synthetic datasets and community tools for the rapid testing of ecological hypotheses. Ecography, 39(4): 402-408. DOI: 10.1111/ecog.01941.

Solarik, K., Gravel, D., Ameztegui, A., Bergeron, Y., Messier, C., 2016. Assessing tree germination resilience to global warming: A manipulative experiment using sugar maple (Acer saccharum). Seed Science Research, 62(2): 153-164. DOI: 10.1017/S0960258516000040.

Talluto, M.V., Boulangeat, I., Ameztegui, A., Aubin, I., Berteaux, D., Butler, A., Doyon, F., Drever, C.R., Fortin, M.-J., Franceschini, T., Liénard, J., McKenney, D., Solarik, K.A., Strigul, N., Thuiller, W., Gravel, D., 2016. Cross-scale integration of knowledge for predicting species ranges: a metamodelling framework. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25(2): 238-249. DOI: 10.1111/geb.12395.

Tobner, C.M., Paquette, A., Gravel, D., Reich, P.B., Messier, C., 2016. Functional identity is the main driver of diversity effects in young tree communities. Ecology Letters, 19(6): 638-647. DOI: 10.1111/ele.12600.

Zurell, D., Thuiller, W., Pagel, J., Cabral, J.S., Münkemüller, T., Gravel, D., Dullinger, S., Schiffers, K.H., Schurr, F.M., Merow, C., Moore, K.A., Travis, J., Wüest, R., Zimmermann, N.E., 2016. Benchmarking novel approaches for modelling species range dynamics. Global Change Biology, 22(8): 2651-2664. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13251.

Legagneux, P., Gauthier, G., Lecomte, N., Schmidt, N.M., Reid, D.G., Cadieux, M.-C., Berteaux, D., Bêty, J., Krebs, C.J., Ims, R.A., Yoccoz, N.G., Morrison, R.I.G., Leroux, S.J., Loreau, M., Gravel, D., 2014. Arctic ecosystem structure and functioning shaped by climate and herbivore body size. Nature Climate Change, 4: 379-383. DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2168.

Legagneux, P., Gauthier, G., Lecomte, N., Schmidt, N.M., Reid, D.G., Cadieux, M.-C., Berteaux, D., Bêty, J., Krebs, C.J., Ims, R.A., Yoccoz, N.G., Morrison, R.I.G., Leroux, S.J., Loreau, M., Gravel, D., 2014. Climate and herbivore body size determine how arctic terrestrial ecosystems work. Pages 67-69 in Jeffries, M.O., Richter-Menge, J., Overland, J.E. (Editors). Arctic Report Card 2014.

Harvey, E., Séguin, A., Nozais, C., Archambeault, P., Gravel, D., 2013. Identity effects dominate the impacts of multiple species extinctions on the functioning of complex food webs. Ecology, 94(1): 169-179. DOI: 10.1890/12-0414.1.

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