About the Authors

Neal S. Grantham

Affiliation Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Brian J. Reich

Affiliation Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Krishna Pacifici

Affiliation Department of Applied Ecology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Eric B. Laber

Affiliation Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Holly L. Menninger

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Jessica B. Henley

Affiliation Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

Albert Barberán

Affiliation Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

Jonathan W. Leff

Affiliations Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

Noah Fierer

Affiliations Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, United States of America

Robert R. Dunn

Rob_Dunn@ncsu.edu

Affiliation Department of Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: HLM JBH AB JWL NF RRD. Performed the experiments: HLM JBH AB JWL NF RRD. Analyzed the data: NSG BJR KP EBL JBH AB JWL NF RRD. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: NF RRD. Wrote the paper: NSG BJR KP EBL HLM JBH AB JWL NF RRD. Coordinated public science components of project: HLM.