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E. Meron, E. Gilad, J. von Hardenburg, M. Shachak, and Y. Zarmi, “Vegetation patterns along a rainfall gradient”, Chaos Solitons Fractals, vol. 19, p. 367-376, 2004.
A. Karnieli, A. Gabai, C. Ichoku, E. Zaady, and M. Shachak, “Temporal dynamics of soil and vegetation spectral responses in a semiarid environment”, Int. J. Remote Sens, vol. 23, p. 4073-4087, 2002.
M. B. Baker, M. Shachak, and S. Brand, “Settling behavior of the desert isopod, Hemilepistus reaumuri, in response to variation in soil moisture and other environmental cues”, Isr. J. Zool, vol. 44, p. 345-354, 1998.
M. Shachak, C. G. Jones, and S. Brand, “The role of animals in an arid ecosystem: snails and isopods as controllers of soil formation, erosion and desalinization”, Adv. GeoEcol., vol. 28, p. 37-50, 1995.
E. Zaady, P. M. Groffman, and M. Shachak, “Release and consumption of nitrogen from snail feces in Negev desert soils”, Biol. Fertil. Soils, vol. 23, p. 399-405, 1996.
J. P. Wright, C. G. Jones, B. Boeken, and M. Shachak, “Predictability of ecosystem engineering effects on species richness across environmental variability and spatial scales”, J. Ecol., vol. 94, p. 815-824, 2006.
T. S. Bianchi, C. G. Jones, and M. Shachak, “Positive feedback of consumer population density on resource supply”, Trends Ecol. Evol., vol. 4, p. 234-238, 1989.
C. G. Jones, J. H. Lawton, and M. Shachak, “Positive and negative effects of organisms as physical ecosystem engineers”, Ecology, vol. 78, p. 1946-1957, 1997.
S. Brandwine and M. Shachak, “Population response of Hemilepistus reaumuri to soil moisture and patchiness”, Isr. J. Zool, vol. 44, p. 359-378, 1998.
C. G. Jones, J. H. Lawton, and M. Shachak, “Organisms as ecosystem engineers”, Oikos, vol. 69, p. 373-386, 1994.
E. Zaady, P. M. Groffman, and M. Shachak, “Nitrogen fixation in macro- and microphytic patches in the Negev desert”, Soil Biol. Biochem., vol. 30, p. 449-454, 1998.
D. J. Eldridge, E. Zaady, and M. Shachak, “Microphytic crusts, shrub patches and water harvesting in the Negev Desert: the Shikim system”, Landscape Ecol., vol. 17, p. 587-597, 2002.
E. Zaady, P. M. Groffman, and M. Shachak, “Litter as a regulator of nitrogen and carbon dynamics in macrophytic patches in Negev desert soils”, Soil Biol. Biochem., vol. 28, p. 39-46, 1996.
C. G. Jones, J. L. Gutiérrez, P. M. Groffman, and M. Shachak, “Linking ecosystem engineers to soil processes: A framework using the Jenny State Factor Equation”, European J. Soil Biol., vol. 42, p. S39-S53, 2006.
A. Wilby, M. Shachak, and B. Boeken, “Integration of ecosystem engineering and trophic effects of herbivores”, Oikos, vol. 92, p. 436-444, 2001.
D. J. Eldridge, E. Zaady, and M. Shachak, “Infiltration through three contrasting soil crusts in patterned Negev Desert landscapes”, Catena, vol. 40, p. 323-336, 2000.
E. Zaady, P. M. Groffman, D. Standing, and M. Shachak, “High N2O emissions in dry ecosystems”, European Journal of Soil Biology, vol. 59, p. 1 - 7, 2013.
M. Shachak, C. G. Jones, and Y. Granot, “Herbivory in rocks and the weathering of a desert”, Science, vol. 236, p. 1098-1099, 1987.
A. Wilby and M. Shachak, “Harvester ant response to spatial and temporal heterogeneity in seed availability: pattern in the process of granivory”, Oecologia, vol. 125, p. 495-503, 2000.
C. G. Jones and M. Shachak, “Fertilization of the desert soil by rock-eating snails”, Nature, vol. 346, p. 839-841, 1990.
E. Zaady, R. Yonatan, M. Shachak, and A. Perevolotsky, “The effects of grazing on abiotic and biotic parameters in a semiarid ecosystem: a case study from the northern Negev desert, Israel”, Arid Soil Res. Manage, vol. 15, p. 245-261, 2001.
M. Shachak, M. Sachs, and I. Moshe, “Ecosystem management of desertified shrublands in Israel”, Ecosystems, vol. 1, p. 475-483, 1998.
C. G. Jones, J. H. Lawton, and M. Shachak, “Ecosystem engineering by organisms: why semantics matters”, Trends Ecol. Evol., vol. 12, p. 275, 1997.
B. Boeken and M. Shachak, “The dynamics of abundance and incidence of annual plant species during colonization in a desert”, Ecography, vol. 21, p. 63-73, 1998.


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