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Jim Nichols

Email: jnichols@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Development of Methods Associated with Animal Population Dynamics

Development of Patch Occupancy Models for Assessing the Spatial Distribution of Organisms

Estimation of Wind Farm Mortality for Golden Eagles

Inferences about Bat Populations: Mitigation Monitoring

Statistical Research at USGS - Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative

Publications

2014

Clement, M. J., T. J. Rodhouse, P. C. Ormsbee, J. M. Szewczak , and J. D. Nichols. 2014. Accounting for false-positive acoustic detections of bats using occupancy models. Journal of Applied Ecology Accepted Article Abstract

Eaton, M. J., P. T. Hughes, J. E. Hines, and J. D. Nichols. 2014. Testing metapopulation concepts: Effects of patch characteristics and neighborhood occupancy on the dynamics of an endangered lagomorph. Oikos 123(6):662-676. Abstract

Eaton, M. J., J. Martin, J. D. Nichols, C. McIntyre, M. C. McCluskie, J. A. Schmutz, B. L. Lubow, and M. C. Runge. 2014. Application of Threshold Concepts to Ecological Management Problems: Occupancy of Golden Eagles in Denali National Park, Alaska. Pages 67-86 in Glenn R. Guntenspergen, editor. Application of Threshold Concepts in Natural Resource Decision Making. Springer, NewYork. i-vi, 327 pp. Abstract

Fernandez-Chacón, A., C. Stefanescu, M. Genovart, J. D. Nichols, J. E. Hines, F. Paramo, M. Turco, and D. Oro. 2014. Determinants of extinction-colonization dynamics in Mediterranean butterflies: the role of landscape, climate and local habitat features. Journal of Animal Ecology 83(1):276-285. Abstract

Hines, J. E., J. D. Nichols, and J. A. Collazo. 2014. Multiseason occupancy models for correlated replicate surveys. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5(6):583-591. Abstract

Johnson, F. A., R. M. Dorazio, T. D. Castellón, J. Martin, J. O. Garcia, and J. D. Nichols. 2014. Tailoring point counts for inference about avian density: Dealing with nondetection and availability. Natural Resource Modeling 27(2):163-177. Abstract

Nichols, J. D. 2014. The Role of Abundance Estimates in Conservation Decision-Making. Pages 117-131 in Luciano M. Verdade, Maria Carolina Lyra-Jorge, and Carlos I. Pina, editors. Applied Ecology and Human Dimensions in Biological Conservation. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg. viii, 228 p. pp. Abstract

Nichols, J. D., M. J. Eaton, and J. Martin. 2014. Thresholds for Conservation and Management: Structured Decision Making as a Conceptual Framework. Pages 9-28 in Glenn R. Guntenspergen, editor. Application of Threshold Concepts in Natural Resource Decision Making. Springer, New York. i-vi, 327 pp. Abstract

Nichols, J. M., P. L. Facklerb, K. Pacificic, K. D. Murphyd, and J. D. Nichols. 2014. Reducing fatigue damage for ships in transit through structured decision making. Marine Structures 38:18-43. Abstract

Péron, G., J. Walker, J. J. Rotella, J. E. Hines, and J. D. Nichols. 2014. Estimating nest abundance while accounting for time-to-event processes and imperfect detection. Ecology Online Early Abstract

Wen, Z., J. D. Nichols, K. H. Pollock, and P. M. Waser. 2014. A robust design capture-recapture model with multiple age classes augmented with population assignment data. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 21(1):41-59. Abstract

Wen, Z., K. H. Pollock, J. D. Nichols, P. M. Waser, and W. Cao. 2014 . Using imputation and mixture model approaches to integrate multi-state capture-recapture models with assignment information. Biometrics 70(2):323-334. Abstract

Williams, B. K. and J. D. Nichols. 2014. Optimization in Natural Resources Conservation. Pages 45-65 in G. Guntenspergen, editor. Application of Threshold Concepts in Natural Resource Decision Making. Springer, New York. i-vi, 327 pp. Abstract

Yackulic, C. B., J. Reid, J. D. Nichols, J. E. Hines, R. Davis, and E. Forsman. 2014. The roles of competition and habitat in the dynamics of populations and species distributions. Ecology 95(2):265-279. Abstract

2013

Bailey, L. L., D. I. MacKenzie, and J. D. Nichols. 2013. Advances and applications of occupancy models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution Online Early September 4 Abstract

Bled, F., J. D. Nichols, and R. Altwegg. 2013. Dynamic occupancy models for analyzing species' range dynamics across large geographic scales. Ecology and Evolution 3(15):4896-4909. Abstract

Bogich, T. L., S. J. Anthony, and J. D. Nichols. 2013. Surveillance theory applied to virus detection: a case for targeted discovery. Future Virology 8(12):1201-1206. Abstract

Cam, E., O. Gimenez, R. Alpizar-Jara, L. M. Aubry, M. Authier, E. G. Cooch, D. N. Koons, W. A. Link, J.-Y. Monnat, J. D. Nichols, J. J. Rotella, J. A. Royle, and R. Pradel. 2013. Looking for a needle in a haystack: Inference about individual fitness components in a heterogeneous population. Oikos 122(5):739-753. Abstract

Grant, E. H. C., E. F. Zipkin, J. D. Nichols, and J. P. Campbell. 2013. A strategy for monitoring and managing declines in an amphibian community. Conservation Biology 27(6):1245-1253.Abstract

Johnson, F. A., R. M. Dorazio, T. D. Castellón, J. Martin, J. O. Garcia, and J. D. Nichols. 2013. Tailoring point counts for inference about avian density: Dealing with nondetection and availability. Natural Resource Modeling Online Early Oct 1 Abstract

Karanth, K. K., J. D. Nichols, J. R. Sauer, J. E. Hines, and C. B. Yackulic. 2013. Latitudinal gradients in North American avian species richness, turnover rates and extinction probabilities. Ecography Online Early December 19 Abstract

Kendall, W. L., J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, and E. H. C. Grant. 2013. Relaxing the closure assumption in occupancy models: Staggered arrival and departure times. Ecology 94(3):610-617. Abstract

Miller, D. A. W., J. D. Nichols, J. A. Gude, L. N. Rich, K. M. Podruzny, J. E. Hines, and M. S. Mitchell. 2013. Determining occurrence dynamics when false positives occur: estimating the range dynamics of wolves from public survey data. PLoS ONE 8(6):e65808. Abstract

Nichols, J. D. and B. K. Williams. 2013. Adaptive management. Pages A. H. El-Shaarawi and Walter W. Piegorsch, editors. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. Second edition. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Hoboken, NJ. Abstract

Nichols, J. M., J. E. Hines, and J. D. Nichols. 2013. Selecting among competing models of electro-optic,infrared camera system range performance. Optical Engineering 52(11):113108. Abstract

Nichols, J. M., K. P. Judd, C. C. Olson, J. R. Waterman, and J. D. Nichols . 2013. Estimating detection and identification probabilities in maritime target acquisition. Applied Optics 52(12):2531-2545. Abstract

Péron, G., J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, W. L. Kendall, K. A. Peters, and D. S. Mizrahi. 2013. Estimation of bird and bat mortality at wind-power farms with superpopulation models. Journal of Applied Ecology 50(4 ):902-911. Abstract

Rich, L. N., R. E. Russell, E. M. Glenn, M. S. Mitchell, J. A. Gude, K. M. Podruzny, C. A. Sime, K. Laudon, D. E. Ausband, and J. D. Nichols. 2013. Estimating occupancy and predicting numbers of gray wolf packs in Montana using hunter surveys. Journal of Wildlife Management 77(6 ):1280–1289. Abstract

Smith, D. R., C. P. Mcgowan, J. P. Daily, J. D. Nichols, J. A. Sweka, and J. E. Lyons. 2013. Evaluating a multispecies adaptive management framework: Must uncertainty impede effective decision-making? Journal of Applied Ecology online early August 27 Abstract

Yackulic, C., R. Chandler, E. F. Zipkin, J. A. Royle, J. D. Nichols, E. H. C. Grant, and S. Veran. 2013. Presence-only modeling using MAXENT: when can we trust the inferences? Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4(3):236-243. Abstract

2012

Gopalaswamy, A. M., J. A. Royle, M. Delampady, J. D. Nichols, K. U. Karanth, and D. W. MacDonald. 2012. Density estimation in tiger populations: combining information for strong inference. Ecology 93(7):1741-1751. Abstract

MacKenzie, D. I., M. E. Seamans, R. J. Gutierrez, and J. D. Nichols. 2012. Investigating the population dynamics of California spotted owls without marked individuals. Pages S597-S604 in Michael Schaub and William L. Kendall, editors. Proceedings EURING Analytical Conference 2009: Estimation, modelling and conservation of vertebrate populations using marked individuals. Journal of Ornithology 152(Supplement 2) Abstract

Miller, D. A. W., C. S. Brehme, J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, and R. N. Fisher. 2012. Joint estimation of habitat dynamics and species interactions: Disturbance reduces co-occurrence of non-native predators with an endangered toad. Journal of Animal Ecology 81(6):1288-1297. Abstract

Nichols, J. D. 2012. Evidence, models, conservation programs and limits to management. Animal Conservation 15(4):331-333. Abstract

Nichols, J. D. and D. P. Armstrong. 2012 . Monitoring for reintroductions . Pages 223-255 in John G. Ewen, Doug P. Armstrong, Kevin A. Parker, and Philip J. Seddon, editors. Reintroduction Biology: Integrating Science and Management. Conservation science and practice series. Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, NJ. xxv, 499 pp. Abstract

Nichols, J. D., E. G. Cooch, J. M. Nichols, and J. R. Sauer. 2012. Studying biodiversity: Is a new paradigm really needed? BioScience 62(5):497-502. Abstract

Pollock, K. H., J. D. Nichols, and K. U. Karanth. 2012. Estimating demographic parameters. Pages 169-187 in Luigi Boitani and Roger A. Powell, editors. Carnivore Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Techniques in ecology and conservation series Oxford University Press, Oxford. 528 pp. Abstract

Royle, J. A., R. B. Chandler, C. Yackulic, and J. D. Nichols. 2012. Likelihood analysis of species occurrence probability from presence-only data for modelling species distributions. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3(3):545-554. Abstract

Sanderlin, J. S., P. M. Waser, J. E. Hines, and J. D. Nichols. 2012. On valuing patches: estimating contributions to population growth with reverse-time capture-recapture modeling. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 279(1728):480-488. Abstract

Veran, S., K. J. Kleiner, R. Choquet, J. A. Collazo, and J. D. Nichols. 2012. Modeling habitat dynamics accounting for possible misclassification. Landscape Ecology 27(7):943-956. Abstract

Williams, B. K., G. L. Wingard, G. Brewer, J. Cloern, G. Gelfenbaum, R. B. Jacobson, J. L. Kershner, A. D. McGuire, J. D. Nichols, C. D. Shapiro, C. van Riper, III, and R. P. White. 2012. The U.S. Geological Survey Ecosystem Science Strategy, 2012-2022; advancing discovery and application through collaboration --Public review release. Open-File Report 2012-1092. U.S. Geological Survey. vii, 29 pp. PDF

Yackulic, C. B., J. Reid, R. Davis, J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, and E. Forsman. 2012. Neighborhood and habitat effects on vital rates: expansion of the Barred Owl in the Oregon Coast Ranges. Ecology 93(8):1953-1966. Abstract

2011

Conroy, M. J., M. C. Runge, J. D. Nichols, K. W. Stodola, and R. J. Cooper. 2011. Conservation in the face of climate change: The roles of alternative models, monitoring, and adaptation in confronting and reducing uncertainty. Biological Conservation 144(4):1204-1213. Abstract

Eaton, M. J., P. T. Hughes, J. D. Nichols, A. Morkill, and C. Anderson. 2011. Spatial patch occupancy patterns of the Lower Keys marsh rabbit. Journal of Wildlife Management 75(5):1186-1193. Abstract

Farnsworth, M. L., W. L. Kendall, P. F. Doherty, Jr., R. S. Miller, G. C. White, J. D. Nichols, K. P. Burnham, and A. B. Franklin. 2011. Targeted surveillance for highly pathogenic avian influenza in migratory waterfowl across the conterminous United States. Pages 143-155 in Shyamal. K. Majumdar, Frederic J. Brenner, Jane E. Huffman, Robert G. McLean, Assad I. Panah, Patricia J. Freda Pietrobon, Shamus P. Keeler, and Steven E. Shive, editors. Pandemic Influenza Viruses: Science, Surveillance and Public Health. Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Easton, Pennsylvania. x, 447 pp. Abstract

Forsman, E. D., R. G. Anthony, K. M. Dugger, E. M. Glenn, A. B. Franklin, G. C. White, C. J. Schwarz, K. P. Burnham, D. R. Anderson, J. D. Nichols, J. E. Hines, J. B. Lint, R. J. Davis, S. H. Ackers, L. S. Andrews, B. L. Biswell, P. C. Carlson, L. V. Diller, S. A. Gremel, D. R. Herter, J. M. Higley, R. B. Horn, J. A. Reid, J. Rockweit, J. P. Schaberl, T. J. Snetsinger, and S. G. Sovern. 2011. Population demography of northern spotted owls. Studies in avian biology 40. xii, 106 pp. Abstract

Green, A. W., L. L. Bailey, and J. D. Nichols. 2011. Exploring sensitivity of a multistate occupancy model to inform management decisions. Journal of Applied Ecology 48(4):1007–1016. Abstract

Johnson, F. A., D. R. Breininger, B. W. Duncan, J. D. Nichols, M. C. Runge, and B. K. Williams. 2011. A Markov decision process for managing habitat for Florida scrub-jays. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 2(2):234-246. Abstract , PDF

Karanth, K. U., A. M. Gopalaswamy, N. S. Kumar, M. Delampady, J. D. Nichols, J. Seidensticker, B. R. Noon, and S. L. Pimm. 2011. Counting India's wild tigers reliably. Science 332(6031):791. Abstract

Karanth, K. U., A. M. Gopalaswamy, N. S. Kumar, S. Vaidyanathan, J. D. Nichols, and D. I. MacKenzie. 2011. Monitoring carnivore populations at the landscape scale: occupancy modelling of tigers from sign surveys. Journal of Applied Ecology 48(4):1048-1056. Abstract

Karanth, K. U., J. D. Nichols, N. S. Kumar, and D. Jathanna. 2011. Estimation of demographic parameters in a tiger population from long-term camera trap data . Pages 145-161 in Allan F. O'Connell, James D. Nichols, and K. Ullas Karanth, editors. Camera traps in animal ecology: Methods and analyses. Springer, Tokyo. xiv, 271 pp. Abstract

Karanth, K. U., J. D. Nichols, and A. F. O'Connell. 2011. Estimating tiger abundance from camera trap data: Field surveys and analytical issues. Pages 97-117 in Allan F. O'Connell, James D. Nichols, and K. Ullas Karanth, editors. Camera traps in animal ecology: Methods and analyses. Springer, Tokyo. xiv, 271 pp. Abstract

MacKenzie, D. I., L. L. Bailey, J. E. Hines, and J. D. Nichols. 2011. An integrated model of habitat and species occurrence dynamics. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2(6):612-622. Abstract

Martin, J., P. L. Fackler, J. D. Nichols, B. C. Lubow, M. J. Eaton, M. C. Runge, B. M. Stith, and C. A. Langtimm. 2011. Structured decision making as a proactive approach to dealing with sea level rise in Florida. Climatic Change 107(1-2):185-202. Abstract

Martin, J., P. L. Fackler, J. D. Nichols, M. C. Runge, C. L. McIntyre, B. L. Lubow, M. C. McCluskie, and J. A. Schmutz. 2011. An adaptive-management framework for optimal control of hiking near Golden Eagle nests in Denali National Park. Conservation Biology 25(2):316-323. Abstract

McGowan, C. P., J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, J. E. Lyons, D. R. Smith, K. S. Kalasz, L. J. Niles, A. D. Dey, N. A. Clark, P. W. Atkinson, H. P. Sitters, C. D. T. Minton, and W. L. Kendall. 2011. Demographic consequences of migratory stopover: linking red knot survival to horseshoe crab spawning abundance. Ecosphere 2(6):article 69. Abstract

McGowan, C. P., D. R. Smith, J. A. Sweka, J. Martin, J. D. Nichols, R. Wong, J. E. Lyons, L. Niles, K. Kalasz, J. Brust, M. Klopfer, and B. Spear. 2011. Multispecies modeling for adaptive management of horseshoe crabs and red knots in the Delaware Bay. Natural Resource Modeling 24(1): 117-156. Abstract

Miller, D. A., J. D. Nichols, B. T. McClintock, E. H. C. Grant, L. L. Bailey, and L. A. Weir. 2011. Improving occupancy estimation when two types of observational error occur: non-detection and species misidentification. Ecology 92(7):1422-1428. Abstract

Morrison, T. A., J. Yoshizaki, J. D. Nichols, and D. T. Bolger. 2011. Estimating survival in photographic capture-recapture studies: overcoming misidentification error. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2(5):454-463. Abstract

Nichols, J. D., K. U. Karanth, and A. F. O'Connell. 2011. Science, conservation, and camera traps . Pages 45-56 in Allan F. O'Connell, James D. Nichols, and K. Ullas Karanth, editors. Camera traps in animal ecology: Methods and analyses. Springer, Tokyo. xiv, 271 pp. Abstract

Nichols, J. D., M. D. Koneff, P. J. Heglund, M. G. Knutson, M. E. Seamans, J. E. Lyons, J. M. Morton, M. T. Jones, G. S. Boomer, and B. K. Williams. 2011. Climate change, uncertainty, and natural resource management. Journal of Wildlife Management 75(1):6-18. Abstract

Nichols, J. D., A. F. O'Connell, and K. U. Karanth. 2011. Camera traps in animal ecology and conservation: What's next? Pages 253-263 in Allan F. O'Connell, James D. Nichols, and K. Ullas Karanth, editors. Camera traps in animal ecology: Methods and analyses. Springer, Tokyo. xiv, 271 pp. Abstract

O'Connell, A. F., J. D. Nichols, and K. U. Karanth, editors. 2011. Camera traps in animal ecology: methods and analyses. . Springer, Tokyo. xiv, 271 pp. Abstract

O'Connell, A. F., J. D. Nichols, and K. U. Karanth. 2011. Introduction. Pages 1-8 in Allan F. O'Connell, James D. Nichols, and K. Ullas Karanth, editors. Camera traps in animal ecology: Methods and analyses. Springer, Tokyo. xiv, 271 pp. Abstract

O'Connell, A. F., J. D. Nichols, and K. U. Karanth. 2011. Preface. Pages v-vii in Allan F. O'Connell, James D. Nichols, and K. Ullas Karanth, editors. Camera traps in animal ecology: Methods and analyses. Springer, Tokyo. xiv, 271 pp. Abstract

Williams, K. A., P. C. Frederick, and J. D. Nichols. 2011. Use of the superpopulation approach to estimate breeding population size: an example in asynchronously breeding birds. Ecology 92(4):821-828. Abstract

2010

Bailey, L. L. and J. D. Nichols. 2010. Capture-mark-recapture, removal sampling and occupancy models. Pages 447-463 in C. Kenneth Dodd Jr., editor. Amphibian Ecology and Conservation: A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press, New York. 584 pp. Abstract

Blakesley, J. A., M. E. Seamans, M. M. Conner, A. B. Franklin, G. C. White, R. J. Gutierrez, J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, T. E. Munton, D. W. H. Shaw, J. J. Keane, G. N. Steger, and T. L. McDonald. 2010. Population dynamics of spotted owls in the Sierra Nevada, California . Wildlife Monographs No. 174:1-36. Abstract

Breininger, D. R., J. D. Nichols, B. W. Duncan, E. D. Stolen, G. M. Carter, D. K. Hunt, and J. H. Drese. 2010. Multistate modeling of habitat dynamics: factors affecting Florida scrub transition probabilities. Ecology 91(11):3354-3364. Abstract

Grant, E. H. C., J. D. Nichols, W. H. Lowe, and W. F. Fagan. 2010. Use of multiple dispersal pathways facilitates amphibian persistence in stream networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 107(15):6936-6940. Abstract

Hines, J. E., J. D. Nichols, J. A. Royle, D. I. MacKenzie, A. M. Gopalaswamy, N. S. Kumar, and K. U. Karanth. 2010. Tigers on trails: occupancy modeling for cluster sampling. Ecological Applications 20(5):1456-1466. Abstract

Hostetler, J. A., D. P. Onorato, J. D. Nichols, W. E. Johnson, J. O'Brien, M. E. Roelke, S. J. O'Brien, D. Jansen, and M. K. Oli. 2010. Genetic introgression and the survival of Florida panther kittens. Biological Conservation 143(11):2789-2796. Abstract

Karanth, K. K., J. D. Nichols, and J. E. Hines. 2010. Occurrence and distribution of Indian primates. Biological Conservation 143(12):2891-2899. Abstract http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2010.02.011

Karanth, K. K., J. D. Nichols, K. U. Karanth, J. E. Hines, and N. L. Christensen. 2010. The shrinking ark: patterns of large mammal extinctions in India. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 277(1690):1971-1979. Abstract

Karanth, K. U. and J. D. Nichols. 2010. Non-invasive survey methods for assessing tiger populations. Pages 241-261 in Ronald Tilson and Philip Nyhus, editors. Tigers of the World: The Science, Politics and Conservation of Panthera tigris. 2nd edition. Academic Press, Norwich, N.Y. xxi, 524 pp. Abstract

Liow, L. H. and J. D. Nichols. 2010. Estimating rates and probabilities of origination and extinction using taxonomic occurrence data: capture-mark-recapture (CMR) approaches. Pages 81-94 in John Alroy and Gene Hunt. Quantitative methods in paleobiology : presented as a Paleontological Society short course at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America, Denver, Colorado, October 30, 2010. Paleontological Society papers 16 Paleontological Society and Carnegie Museum of Natural History, [Washington, D.C.?] and Pittsburgh, PA. 316 pp. Abstract

Martin, J., S. Chamaillé-Jammes, J. D. Nichols, H. Fritz, J. E. Hines, C. J. Fonnesbeck, D. I. MacKenzie, and L. L. Bailey. 2010. Simultaneous modeling of habitat suitability, occupancy, and relative abundance: African elephants in Zimbabwe. Ecological Applications 20(4):1173-1182. Abstract

McClintock, B. T., J. D. Nichols, L. L. Bailey, D. I. MacKenzie, W. L. Kendall, and A. B. Franklin. 2010. Seeking a second opinion: uncertainty in disease ecology. Ecology Letters 13(6):659-674. Abstract

Nichols, J. D. 2010. Foreword. Pages xi-xiv in Marc Kery. Introduction to WinBUGS for ecologists: Bayesian approach to regression, ANOVA, mixed models and related analyses. 1st edition. Elsevier, Boston. xviii, 302 pp. Abstract

Nichols, J. D. 2010. The wildlife picture index, monitoring and conservation. Animal Conservation 13(4):344-346. Abstract

Nichols, J. D. and M. D. Koneff. 2010. Wise decision making for climate change adaptation. Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 75:169-170 (abstract).

Sutherland, W. J., D. Armstrong, S. H. M. Butchart, J. M. Earnhardt, J. Ewen, I. Jamieson, C. G. Jones , R. Lee, P. Newbery, J. D. Nichols, K. A. Parker, F. Sarrazin, P. J. Seddon, N. Shah, and V. Tatayah. 2010. Standards for documenting and monitoring bird reintroduction projects. Conservation Letters 3(4):229-235. Abstract

2009

Alisauskas, R. T., K. L. Drake, and J. D. Nichols. 2009. Filling a void: abundance estimation of North American populations of arctic geese using hunter recoveries. Pages 463-489 in David L. Thomson, Evan G. Cooch, and Michael J. Conroy, editors. Modeling demographic processes in marked populations. Environmental and ecological statistics 3. Springer, New York and London. xxiv, 1136 pp. Abstract

Bailey, L. L., J. A. Reid, E. D. Forsman, and J. D. Nichols. 2009. Modeling co-occurrence of northern spotted and barred owls: Accounting for detection probability differences. Biological Conservation 142(12):2983-2989. Abstract

Breininger, D. R., J. D. Nichols, G. M. Carter, and D. M. Oddy. 2009. Habitat-specific breeder survival of Florida Scrub-Jays: inferences from multistate models. Ecology 90(11):3180-3189. Abstract

Ergon, T., N. G. Yoccoz, and J. D. Nichols. 2009. Estimating latent time of maturation and survival costs of reproduction in continuous time from capture-recapture data. Pages 173-197 in David L. Thomson, Evan G. Cooch, and Michael J. Conroy, editors. Modeling demographic processes in marked populations. Environmental and ecological statistics 3. Springer, New York and London. xxiv, 1136 pp. Abstract

Karanth, K. K., J. D. Nichols, J. E. Hines, K. U. Karanth, and N. L. Christensen. 2009. Patterns and determinants of mammal species occurrence in India. Journal of Applied Ecology 46(6):1189-1200. Abstract

Lebreton, J.-D., J. D. Nichols, R. J. Barker, R. Pradel, and J. A. Spendelow. 2009. Modeling individual animal histories with multistate capture–recapture models. Advances in Ecological Research 41:87-173. Abstract

MacKenzie, D. I., J. D. Nichols, M. E. Seamans, and R. J. Gutierrez. 2009. Dynamic models for problems of species occurrence with multiple states. Ecology 90(3):823-835. Abstract

Martin, J., C. L. McIntyre, J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, J. A. Schmutz, and M. C. MacCluskie. 2009. Dynamic multistate site occupancy models to evaluate hypotheses relevant to conservation of Golden Eagles in Denali National Park, Alaska. Biological Conservation 142(11):2726-2731. Abstract

Martin, J., J. D. Nichols, C. L. McIntyre, G. Ferraz, and J. E. Hines. 2009. Perturbation analysis for patch occupancy dynamics. Ecology 90(1):10-16. Abstract

Martin, J., M. C. Runge, J. D. Nichols, B. C. Lubow, and W. L. Kendall. 2009. Structured decision making as a conceptual framework to identify thresholds for conservation and management. Ecological Applications 19(5):1079-1090. Abstract

Nichols, J. D., L. Thomas, and P. B. Conn. 2009. Inferences about landbird abundance from count data: recent advances and future directions. Pages 201-235 in David L. Thomson, Evan G. Cooch, and Michael J. Conroy, editors. Modeling demographic processes in marked populations. Environmental and ecological statistics 3. Springer, New York and London. xxiv, 1136 pp. Abstract

Rotella, J. J., W. A. Link, J. D. Nichols, G. L. Hadley, R. A. Garrott, and K. M. Proffitt. 2009. An evaluation of density-dependent and density-independent influences on population growth rates in Weddell seals. Ecology 90(4):975-984. Abstract

Royle, J. A., J. D. Nichols, K. U. Karanth, and A. M. Gopalaswamy. 2009. A hierarchical model for estimating density in camera-trap studies. Journal of Applied Ecology 46(1):118-127. Abstract

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