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Meron E., "Nonlinear Physics of Ecosystems​", CRC Press  (2015).​​ 

Book reviews: 

Donald L. DeAngelis, SIAM Review, 58(3), 585-586 (2016)​  PDF

Hugo Fort, Physics Today, 68(10), 46 (2015)​   PDF​

​​​​​​​​K. Alan Shore, Contemporary Physics​ (2015)​​  PDF

Articles in Journals
  1. von Hardenberg Jost, Kletter A.Y., Yizhaq H., Nathan J. and Meron E., "Periodic vs. scale-free patterns in dryland vegetation”, Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277, 1771-1776 (2010). PDF​
  2. Meron E., "Modeling dryland landscapes", Math. Model. Nat. Phenom. 6, 163-187 (2011).
  3. Goto Y., Hilhorst D., Meron E., and Temam R., “Existence theorem for a model of dryland vegetation”, Discrete and Continuous Dynamical Systems – B 16, 197-224 (2011).
  4. Sheffer E., Yizhaq H., Shachak M. and & Meron E., “Mechanisms of vegetation ring formation in water-limited systems”, J. Theor. Biol. 273, 138-146 (2011). PDF​
  5. Meron E., “Pattern-formation approach to modelling spatially extended ecosystems”, Ecological Modelling 234, 70-82 (2012). PDF​
  6. Kletter A.Y., von Hardenberg Jost, Meron E., "Ostwald ripening in dryland vegetation", Communications in Pure and Applied Analysis 11, 261-273 (2012). PDF​
  7. Bel G., Hagberg A., Meron E., “Gradual regime shifts in spatially extended ecosystems”, Theoretical Ecology 5, 591–604 (2012). PDF​
  8. Mau Y., Hagberg A., Meron E., “Spatial periodic forcing can displace patterns it is intended to control”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 109, 034102 (2012). PDF​
  9. Sheffer E., von Hardenberg J., Yizhaq H., Shachak M., Meron E., “Emerged or imposed: a theory on the role of physical templates and self-organization for vegetation patchiness”, Ecology Letters 16, 127-139 (2013). PDF​
  10. Kinast S., Meron E., Yizhaq H., Ashkenazy Y., “Biogenic crust dynamics on sand dunes”, Phys. Rev. E. 87, 020701(R) (2013). PDF​
  11. Zelnik Y., Kinast S.,  Yizhaq H., Bel G. and Meron E., “Regime shifts in models of dryland vegetation”, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 371, 20120358 (2013). PDF​
  12. Nathan J., Meron E., von Hardenberg J., “Spatial instabilities untie the exclusion-principle constraint on species coexistence”, J. Theo. Biol. 335, 198–204 (2013). PDF​
  13. Mau Y., Haim L., Hagberg A., Meron E., “Competing resonances in spatially forced pattern-forming systems”, Phys. Rev. E 88, 032917 (2013). PDF​
  14. Kinast S., Zelnik Y. R., Bel G., and Meron E., “Interplay between Turing Mechanisms can Increase Pattern Diversity”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 078701 (2014). PDF​
  15. Berger-Tal O., Nathan J., Meron E., and Saltz D., “The exploration-exploitation trade-off: a multidisciplinary framework”, PloSONE 9, e95693 (2014).
  16. Kyriazopoulos P., Nathan J., Meron E., “Species coexistence by front pinning”, Ecological Complexity 20, 271–281 (2014). PDF​
  17. Haim L, Mau Y., and Meron E., “Spatial forcing of pattern forming systems that lack inversion symmetry”, Physical Review E 90, 022904 (2014). PDF 
  18. Haim L, Hagberg A, Nagaod R, Steinberg AS, Dolnik M, Epstein IR, and Meron E, “Fronts and patterns in a spatially forced CDIMA reaction”, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics  16, 26137-43 (2014). PDF
  19. Mau Y., Haim L., Meron E., “Reversing desertification as a spatial resonance problem”, Phys. Rev. E 91, 012903 (2015). PDF
  20. Getzin S., Wiegand K., Wiegand T., Yizhaq H., von Hardenberg J., and Meron E., “Adopting a spatially explicit perspective to study the mysterious fairy circles of Namibia”, Ecography 38, 1–11 (2015). PDF
  21. Haim L., Hagberg A., and Meron E., “Non-monotonic resonant behavior in a spatially forced Lengyel-Epstein model”, Chaos 25, 064307 (2015). PDF​
  22. Yuval R. Zelnik, Ehud Meron, Golan Bel, “Gradual Regime Shifts in Fairy Circles”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112, 12327–12331​ (2015). PDF​
  23. Getzin S., Wiegand K., Wiegand T., Yizhaq H., von Hardenberg J., and Meron E., “Clarifying misunderstandings regarding vegetation self-organization and spatial patterns of fairy circles in Namibia: a response to recent termite hypotheses, Ecological Entomology 40, 669–675​ (2015). 
  24. Meron E., “Pattern formation - a missing link in the study of ecosystem response to environmental changes”, Mathematical Biosciences 271, 1-18 (2016).​  PDF​
  25. Zelnik Y. R., Meron E., Bel G., “Localized states qualitatively change the response of ecosystems to varying conditions and local disturbances”, Ecological Complexity 25, 26-34 (2016). PDF​
  26. Nathan J., Osem Y., Shachak M., Meron E., “Linking functional diversity to resource availability and disturbance: a mechanistic approach for water limited plant communities”, J. of Ecology 104, 419-429 (2016). PDF​
  27. Getzin S., Yizhaq H., Bell B., Erickson T. E., Postle A. C., Katra I., Tzuk O., Zelnik Y. R., Wiegand K., Wiegand T.,  and Meron E., "Discovery of fairy circles in Australia supports self-organization theory", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, 3551-3556​ (2016). PDF​
  28. Kinast S, Ashkenazy Y., and Meron E., “A coupled vegetation-crust model for patchy landscapes”, Pure and Applied Geophysics 173, 983-993 (2016). PDF​ 
  29. Getzin S., Yizhaq H., Bell B., Erickson T. E., Postle A. C., Katra I., Tzuk O., Zelnik Y. R., Wiegand K., Wiegand T.,  and Meron E., "Hexagonal patterns of Australian fairy circles develop without correlation to termitaria", Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 113, E5368-9 (2016).
  30. Zelnik Y. R., Uecker H., Feudel U., and Meron E., "Desertification by front propagation?", J. Theo. Biol. 418, 27-35 (2017). PDF
  31. Meron E, “From Patterns to Function in Living Systems: Dryland Ecosystems as a Case Study”, Annual Review of Condensed Matter Physics ​9, 79-103 (2018)​.
  32. Zelnik  R. Yuval, ​​Punit Gandhi, Edgar Knobloch, and Meron Ehud, "Implications of tristability to pattern-forming ecosystems", Chaos 28, 033609 (2018)​.
  33. Zelnik Y. R. and  Meron E., "Regime shifts by front dynamics", Ecological Indicators 94, ​544-552 (2018).  ​​
  34. Yuval Edri, Dolores Bozovic, Ehud Meron, and Arik Yochelis, “Molding the asymmetry of localized frequency-locking waves: Implications for sound discrimination in the inner ear”, Phys. Rev. E 98, 020202(R) (2018). ​ PDF
  35. Omer Tzuk, Sangeeta R. Ujjwal, Cristian Fernandez-Oto, Merav Seifan, and Ehud Meron, “Interplay between exogenous and endogenous factors in seasonal vegetation oscillations”, Scientific Reports 9, 354 (2019).​ PDF​
  36. Cristian Fernandez-Oto, Omer Tzuk and Ehud Meron, “Front instabilities can reverse desertification”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 122, 048101 ​(2019)​. ​PDF​
  37. Guy Dovrat, Ehud Meron, Moshe Shachak, Yagil Osem and Carly Golodets, “Plant size is related to biomass partitioning and stress resistance in water-limited annual plant communities”, Journal of arid environments 165, 1-9 (2019)​.​ PDF​
  38. Nir Kastin, Ehud Meron, Assaf Kolin and Shai Kinast, “Nonlinear Stability and Limit Cycles in Xenon-Induced Reactor Oscillations”, Progress in Nuclear Energy 116, 168-179 (2019)​. PDF​
  39. Guy Dovrat, Ehud Meron, Moshe Shachak and Yagil Osem, “Functional diversity and functional identity contribute distinctively to ecosystem function in water-limited environments”, Journal of Vegetation Science (2019)​. ​ PDF​
  40. Ehud Meron, Jamie R. Bennett, Cristian Fernandez-Oto, Omer Tzuk, Yuval R. Zelnik, Gideon Grafi, “Continuum modeling of discrete plant communities: why does it work and why is it advantageous?”. Mathematics 7, 987 (2019)​. PDF​
  41. Ehud Meron, “Vegetation pattern formation: the mechanisms behind the forms”, Physics Today, 72, 30 (2019)​. PDF​
  42. Omer Tzuk, Sangeeta Rani Ujjwal, Cristian Fernandez-Oto, Merav Seifan, and Ehud Meron, "Period doubling as an indicator for ecosystem sensitivity to climate extremes", Scientific Reports 9, 19577 (2019)​.​ PDF​
Chapters in Books

  1. Meron E.  “Modeling Collective Dynamics: Dryland Vegetation as a Case Study”, in Landscapes of Collectivity in the Life Sciences​. Eds:  Snait B. Gissis, Ehud Lamm and Ayelet Shavit​, Vienna Series in Theoretical Biology​ (The MIT Press, 2018).
  2. Meron E., Mau Y., Y. R. Zelnik "Multistability in Ecosystems: Concerns and Opportunities for Ecosystem Function in
    Variable Environments", in Mathematics of Planet Earth: Quantitative Approaches to Issues of Current Interest. Eds:  Hans G. Kaper​ and Fred S. Roberts (Spri​nger, 2019).  PDF​


  1. Berman Y., Lederer Y. and Meron E., "A simplified spatial model for BWR stability", PHYSOR 2012 Advances in Reactor Physics Linking Research, Industry, and Education, Knoxville, Tennessee, USA, April 15-20 (2012).
  2. Nir Kastin, Assaf Kolin, Ehud Meron, and Shai Kinast. "The relation between nuclear reactor core size and xenon-induced spatial oscillations" PHYSOR-2018 Physics of Reactors , Cancun, Mexico, April 22-26 (2018).​