Melbourne BA (2011). Demographic Stochasticity. In A. Hastings and L. J. Gross eds. Sourcebook in Theoretical Ecology. Berkeley, University of California Press.
Melbourne BA & Hastings A (2009). Highly variable spread rates in replicated biological invasions: fundamental limits to predictability. Science 325: 1536-1539. A Faculty 1000 "must read" paper.
Melbourne BA & Hastings A (2008). Extinction risk depends strongly on factors contributing to stochasticity. Nature 454: 100-103.
Melbourne BA, Cornell HV, Davies KF, Dugaw CJ, Elmendorf S, Freestone AL, Hall RJ, Harrison S, Hastings A, Holland M, Holyoak M, Lambrinos J, Moore K, Yokomizo H (2007). Invasion in a heterogeneous world: resistance, coexistence or hostile takeover? Ecology Letters 10: 77-94. An Ecology Letters "top 20 most read" paper.
Melbourne BA & Chesson P (2006). The scale transition: scaling up population dynamics with field data. Ecology 87: 1478-1488.
Melbourne BA & Chesson P (2005). Scaling up population dynamics: integrating theory and data. Oecologia 145: 179-187.
Melbourne BA, Sears AL, Donahue MJ, Chesson P (2005). Applying scale transition theory to metacommunities in the field. In M. Holyoak, M. A. Leibold and R. D. Holt eds. Metacommunities: Spatial Dynamics and Ecological Communities. Chicago, University of Chicago Press. pp 307-330.
Melbourne BA, Davies KF, Margules CR, Lindenmayer DB, Saunders DA, Wissel C, & Henle K (2004). Species survival in fragmented landscapes: where to from here? Biodiversity and Conservation 13: 275-284.