Best papers of 2016 by MPF labs:

Andrew - Ellner, Snyder, Adler - How to quantify the temporal storage effect using simulations instead of math - Ecol Letters

Nick - Peters et al - Predictors of elevational biodiversity gradients change from single taxa to the multi-taxa community level - Nature Commmunications

Tad - Yackulic - Competitive exclusion over broad spatial extents is a slow process: evidence and implications for species distribution modeling - Ecography

Manpreet - Gallone et al. Domestication and Divergence of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Beer Yeasts - Cell

Gabriel - Terrer et al. - Mycorrhizal association as a primary control of the CO2 fertilization effect - Science

Meghan - Stephens et al - The macroecology of infectious diseases: a new perspective on global-scale drivers of pathogen distributions and impacts - Ecology Letters

Joe/Max - Locey and Lennon - Scaling laws predict global microbial diversity - PNAS

Laura - Vellend - Theory of Ecological Communities - Princeton Univ Press

Nicole - Sugihara et al. (2012) - Detecting causality in complex ecosystems - Science

Jeff - Liang et al. - Positive biodiversity-productivity relationship predominant in global forests - Science

Kabir - Bruns and Taylor - Comment on "Global assessment of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus diversity reveals very low endemism" - Science

Glade -  Carini et al - Relic DNA is abundant in soil and obscures estimates of soil microbial diversity - Nature Microbiology

Priscilla - Bik et al. - Marine mammals harbor unique microbiotas shaped by and yet distinct from the sea - Nature Communications

Tess - Gonzalez et al - Estimating local biodiversity change: a critique of papers claiming no net loss of local diversity - Ecology

Po-Ju - Barabás et al - The Effect of Intra- and Interspecific Competition on Coexistence in Multispecies Communities - Am Nat

Jes - Spribille et al - Basidiomycete yeasts in the cortex of ascomycete macrolichens - Science

Marta - Wen et al - Explaining the geographical origins of seasonal influenza A (H3N2) - Proc Roy Soc B

Erin - Deyle et al. Global environmental drivers of influenza. - PNAS