Publications

This is a chronological  list of my peer reviewed papers. Some may be behind a paywall or otherwise unavailable. If you would like a version (preprint) please drop me a line at hello@jamesgdyke.info.

  1.  Donges, J., Winkelmann, R., Cornell, S. E., Lucht, W., Dyke, J. G., Rockström, J., Heitzig, J., Schellnhuber, H-J. (in review) Closing the loop: reconnecting human dynamics to Earth system science. Anthropocene Review.
  2. Doncaster, C. P., Tavoni, A., and Dyke, J. G. (2017) When it pays to play: Using Climate-Change Insurance to Incentivise Cooperative Mitigation. Ecological Economics.
  3. Speelman, L,. Dyke, J.G., Nicholls, R. (2016) Contemporary migration intentions in the Maldives: The role of environmental and other factors. Sustainability Science, DOI: 10.1007/s11625-016-0410-4. 
  4. Doncaster, C.P., Chávez, V.A., Viguier, C., Wang, R., Zhang, E., Dong, X, Dearing, J.A., Langdon, P.G. and Dyke, J.G. (2016) Early warning of critical transitions in biodiversity from compositional disorder. Ecology, 97: 3079-3090. doi:10.1002/ecy.1558.
  5. Verburg, P. H., Dearing, J. A., Dyke, J. G., van der Leeuw, S., Seitzinger, S., Steffen, W., & Syvitski, J. (2015). Methods and approaches to modelling the Anthropocene. Global Environmental Change.
  6. Dobbie , S., Dyke, J.G., Schreckenberg, K. (2015) The use of participatory methods & simulation tools to understand the complexity of rural food security. In Sustainable Development Challenges in the Arab States of the Gulf. 5th Gulf Research MeetingBerlin, DE, Gerlach Press, 170-192.       
  7. Dearing, J. A., Wang, R., Zhang, K, Dyke, J. G., Haberl, H., Hossain, S. M., Langdon, P. G., Lenton, T. M., Raworth, K., Brown, S., Carstensen, J., Cole, M. J., Cornell, S. E., Dawson, T. P., Doncaster, P. C., Eigenbrod, F., Flörke, M., Jeffers, E., Mackay, A. W., Nykvist, B., Poppy,  G. M. (2014) Safe and just operating spaces for regional social-ecological systems Global Environmental Change, 28, 227-238.
  8. Weaver, I. S., Dyke J. G. and Oliver, K. I. C. (2013) Can the principle of maximum entropy production be used to predict the steady states of a Rayleigh-Bernard convective system? In, Beyond The Second Law: Entropy Production and Non-Equilibrium Systems Springer, Berlin.
  9. Dyke, J. G. and Weaver, I. S. (2013) The emergence of environmental homeostasis in complex ecosystems. PLoS Computational Biology, 9, (5), e1003050 doi:10.1371/ journal.pcbi.1003050.
  10. Weaver, I. S. and Dyke J. G. (2013) Tipping points in complex coupled life-environment systems. In, 12th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2013), Taormina, IT.
  11. Chavez, V. A., Doncaster, P., Dearing, J. A., Wang, R., Jing-Lun, H. and Dyke J. G. (2013) Detecting regime shifts in artificial ecosystems. In, 12th European Conference on Artificial Life (ECAL 2013), Taormina, IT.
  12. Weaver, I. S. and Dyke J. G. (2012) The importance of timescales for the emergence of environmental self-regulation. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 313, 172-180 doi:10.1016/j.jtbi.2012.07.034.
  13. Florian, H., Dyke J. G. and Thomas, H. et al. (2012) Connecting dynamic vegetation models to data - an inverse perspective. Journal of Biogeography 39(12) 2240–2252 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02745.x.
  14. Linder, P. H., Bykova, O. and Dyke J. G. et al. (2012) Biotic modifiers, environmental modulation and species distribution models. Journal of Biogeography 39(12) 2179-2190 doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2012.02705.x 
  15. Weaver, I. S. and Dyke J. G. (2012) A novel approach to analysing fixed points in complex systems. In, European Conference for Complex Systems 2012, Brussels, BE, 03 - 07 Sep 2012.
  16. Bohn K., Dyke J. G., Pavlick, R., Reineking, B., Reu, B. and Kleidon, A. (2011) Linking plant ecophysiology to the dynamics of diverse communities, Biogeosciences. 8(5) 1107-1120. 
  17. Reu B., Proulx R., Bohn K., Dyke J. G., Kleidon A., Pavlick R. and Schmidtlein, S. (2011) The role of climate and plant trade-offs in shaping global biome and biodiversity patterns, Global Ecology and Biogeography (20)4 570-581.
  18. Dyke J. G., Gans, F. and Kleidon, A. (2011) Towards understanding how surface life can affect interior geological processes: a non-equilibrium thermodynamics approach. Earth System Dynamics, 2, (1), 139-160.
  19. Dyke J. G. & Kleidon A. (2010) The maximum entropy production principle: Its theoretical foundations and applications to the Earth, Entropy 12, 613-630, doi: 10.3390/e12030613.
  20. Dyke J. G. (2010) The Daisystat: A model to explore multidimensional homeostasis, Proceedings of Alife XII: Twelfth Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, 549-559, MIT Press, Cambridge MA.
  21. Dyke J. G. (2010) Inside out, outside in: Viewing surface life and interior geology as co-evolving, interacting, thermodynamic systems (extended abstract), European Geophysical Union, Vienna.
  22. Dyke J. G. (2009) Artificial Life, the Universe and Everything, (extended abstract) Xth European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2009, Budapest.
  23. Dyke J. G. (2009) Why Gaia Theory is a Load of Hot Air, (extended abstract) Xth European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2009, Budapest.
  24. Kleidon A., Dyke J. G. Gans F., Miller L., Porada P., Schymanski S. (2009) Quantifying the irreversibility of land change surface processes and their sensitivity to global change (extended abstract) iLEAPS / GEWEX, Melbourne, Australia.
  25. Dyke J. G. The Daisyworld Control System (2009), DPhil (PhD) thesis, University of Sussex, UK.
  26. Wood, A. J., Ackland G. J., Dyke J. G., Williams H. T. P., and Lenton T. M. (2008). Daisyworld: A review. Reviews of Geophysics, 46, doi:10.1029/2006RG000217.
  27. McDonald-Gibson J., Dyke J. G., Di Paolo E., Harvey I. R. (2008). Environmental Regulation Can Arise Under Minimal Assumptions. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 251(4), 653-666.
  28. Dyke J. G. (2008). Entropy production in an energy balance Daisyworld. Proceedings of Alife XI: Eleventh International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, 189:196, MIT Press, Cambridge MA.
  29. Dyke J. G., McDonald-Gibson J., Di Paolo E., Harvey I. R. (2007). Increasing complexity increases stability in a self-regulating ecosystem. Proceedings of IXth European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2007, 133-142, Springer, Berlin.
  30. McGregor S., Virgo N., Dyke J. G. (2006). A Critical Reappraisal of the Dynamical Systems Approach to Cognition. Proceedings of IEEE-Alife'07 - the first IEEE Symposium on Artificial Life, 317:324, IEEE, USA.
  31. Dyke J. G. & Harvey I. R. (2006). Pushing up the Daisies. Proceedings of Alife X: Tenth International Conference on the Simulation and Synthesis of Living Systems, 426-431, MIT press, Cambridge MA.
  32. Dyke J. G. & Harvey I. R. (2005) Hysteresis and the Limits of Homeostasis: from Daisyworld to Phototaxis. Proceedings of VIIIth European Conference on Artificial Life, ECAL 2005, 332-342, Springer, Berlin.