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This guide explains how to use the Ecology style to format your papers (especially for Bio 160).
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Journal Articles

 One Author--Journal Article

Last name, First initial. Second initial. Date. Article title. Journal title Volume number:first page-last page.

Example:

DuBown, P.J. 1991. Morphological correlates of community structure in North American
     waterfowl. Community Ecology 1:147-156.

Two Authors--Journal Article

Last name, First initial. Second initial., and First initial. Second initial. Last name. Date. Article title. Journal title Volume number:
     first page-last page.

Example:

Stockard, M. E., and R. E. Gatten. 1983. Activity metabolism of painted turtles (Chrysemys picta). Copeia 1:214-221.

Three to Twelve Authors--Journal Article

Last name, First initial. Second initial., First initial. Second initial. Last name, First initial. Second initial. Last name,
     and First initial.Second initial. Last name. Date. Article title. Journal title Volume number: first page-last page.

Example:

Ducobu, H., J. Huisman, R.R. Jonker, and L. R. Mur. 1998. Competition between a prochlorophyte and a cyanobacteriium under
     various phosphorous regimes:comparison with the Droop model. Journal of Phycology 34:467-476.

Thirteen or More Authors--Journal Article

Last name, First initial. Second initial., et al. Date. Article title. Journal title Volume number: first page-last page.

Example:

McDowell, N., et al. 2008. Mechanisms of plant survival and mortality during drought: why do some plants survive while others succumb to     drought. New Phytologist 178:719-739.

Journal Article with a DOI

Last name, First initial. Second initial., First initial. Second initial. Last name, and First initial. Second initial. Last name. Date.
     Article title. Journal title Volume : [doi :doinumber].

Example:
 
Bastviken, D., J. Cole, M. Pace, and L. Tranvik. 2004. Methane emissions from lakes: dependence of lake characteristics,
     two regional assessments, and a global estimate. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 18: [doi: 10.1029/2004GB002238].
      

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