About the Authors

Jennifer A Dunne, Douglas H Erwin
Santa Fe Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico, United States of America

Jennifer A Dunne, Richard J Williams, Neo D Martinez
Pacific Ecoinformatics and Computational Ecology Lab, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Richard J Williams
Microsoft Research Limited, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Neo D Martinez
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America

Rachel A Wood
Grant Institute, School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Rachel A Wood
Edinburgh Collaborative of Subsurface Science and Engineering, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Douglas H Erwin
Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C., United States of America

Corresponding Author

jdunne@santafe.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JAD, RJW, NDM, RAW, and DHE conceived and designed the experiments. JAD and RJW performed the experiments. JAD analyzed the data. JAD, RJW, NDM, RAW and DHE contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools. JAD, NDM, and DHE wrote the paper.