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2016 Publications

Anisfeld, S. C., T. D. Hill, and D. R. Cahoon. 2016. Elevation dynamics in a restored versus a submerging salt marsh in Long Island Sound. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 170:145-154. doi:10.1016/j.ecss.2016.01.017

Beissinger, S. R., K. J. Iknayan, G. Guillera-Arroita, E. F. Zipkin, R. M. Dorazio, J. A. Royle, and M. Kéry. 2016. Incorporating imperfect detection into joint models of species occurrence: A response to Warton et al. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 31(10):736-737. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2016.07.009

Beyer, W. N., N. T. Basta, R. L. Chaney, P. F. P. Henry, D. E. Mosby, B. A. Rattner, K. G. Sheckel, D. Sprague, and J. Weber. 2016. Bioaccessibility tests accurately estimate bioavailability of lead to quail. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry Online Early February 15 doi:10.1002/etc.3399

Blandón, A. C., S. B. Perelman, M. Ramírez, A. López, O. Javier, and C. S. Robbins. 2016. Temporal bird community dynamics are strongly affected by landscape fragmentation in a Central American tropical forest region. Biodiversity and Conservation 25(2):311-330. doi:10.1007/s10531-016-1049-2

Brown, M. E., S. J. Converse, J. N. Chandler, C. Shafer, J. L. Brown, C. L. Keefer, and N. Songsasen. 2016. Female gonadal hormones and reproductive behaviors as key determinants of successful reproductive output of breeding Whooping Cranes (Grus americana). General and Comparative Endocrinology 230-231:158-165. doi:10.1016/j.ygcen.2016.04.009

Canessa, S., S. J. Converse, M. West, N. Clemann , G. Gillespie, M. McFadden, A. J. Silla, K. M. Parris, and M. A. McCarthy. 2016. Planning for ex-situ conservation in the face of uncertainty. Conservation Biology 30 (3):599-609. doi:10.1111/cobi.12613

Canessa, S., G. Guillera-Arroita, J. J. Lahoz-Monfort, D. M. Southwell, D. P. Armstrong, I. Chadès, R. C. Lacy, and S. J. Converse. 2016. Adaptive management for improving species conservation across the captive-wild spectrum. Biological Conservation 199:123-131. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.04.026

Carman, M. R., P. D. Colarusso, E. P. Nelson, D. W. Grunden, M. C. Wong, C. McKenzie, K. Matheson, J. Davidson, S. Fox, H. A. Neckles, H. Bayley, S. Schott, J. A. Dijkstra, and S. Stewart-Clark. 2016. Distribution and diversity of tunicates utilizing eelgrass as substrate in the western North Atlantic between 39° and 47° north latitude (New Jersey to Newfoundland) . Management of Biological Invasions 7(1):51-57 . doi: 10.3391/mbi.2016.7.1.07

Carr, J., P. D'Odorico, V. Engel, and J. Redwine. 2016. Tree island pattern formation in the Florida Everglades. Ecological Complexity 26:37-44. doi:10.1016/j.ecocom.2016.03.007

Carr, J. A., P. D'Odorico, K. J. McGlathery, and P. L. Wilberg. 2016. Spatially explicit feedbacks between seagrass meadow structure, sediment and light: Habitat suitability for seagrass growth. Advances in Water Resources 93, Part B:315-325. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.09.001

Centofanti, T., R. L. Chaney, W. N. Beyer, L. L. McConnell, A. P. Davis, and D. Jackson. 2016. Assessment of trace element accumulation by earthworms in an orchard soil remediation study using soil amendments. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 227(350):1-14. doi:10.1007/s11270-016-3055-0

Centofanti, T., L. L. McConnell, R. L. Chaney, N. W. Beyer, N. A. Andrade, C. J. Hapeman, A. Torrents, A. Nguyen, M. O. Anderson, J. M. Novak, and D. Jackson. 2016. Organic amendments for risk mitigation of organochlorine pesticide residues in old orchard soils. Environmental Pollution 210:182-191. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2015.11.039

Chambert, T., B. R. Hossack, L. A. Fishback, and J. M. Davenport. 2016. Estimating abundance in the presence of species uncertainty. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7(9):1041-1049. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12570

Chesser, R. T. 2016. A replacement name for Asthenes wyatti perijanus Phelps 1977. Zootaxa 4067(5):599-599. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4067.5.9

Chesser, R. T., K. J. Burns, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Jr. Remsen, J. D. Rising, D. F. Stotz, and K. Winker. 2016. Fifty-seventh supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union: Check-list of North American Birds. Auk 133(3):544-560. doi:10.1642/AUK-16-77.1

Chmura, G. L., L. Kellman, L. Van Ardenne, and G. R. Guntenspergen. 2016. Greenhouse gas fluxes from salt marshes exposed to chronic nutrient enrichment . PLoS ONE 11 (2):e0149937. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0149937

Choi, C.-Y., J. Y. Takekawa, Y. Xiong, Y. Liu, M. Wikelski, G. Heine, D. J. Prosser, S. H. Newman, J. Edwards, F. Guo, and X. Xiao. 2016. Tracking domestic ducks: a novel approach for documenting poultry market chains in the context of avian influenza transmission. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 15(7):1584-1594. doi:10.1016/S2095-3119(15)61292-8

Clement, M. J., J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, K. L. Pardieck, and D. J. Ziolkowski, Jr. 2016. Estimating indices of range shifts in birds using dynamic models when detection is imperfect. Global Change Biology 22(10):3273–3285. doi:10.1111/gcb.13283

Clement, M. J., J. M. O'Keefe, and B. Walters. 2015. A method for estimating abundance of mobile populations using telemetry and counts of unmarked animals. Ecosphere 6(10):art. no. 184. doi:10.1890/ES15-00180.1

Converse, P. E., S. R. Kuchta, W. M. Roosenburg, P. F. P. Henry, G. M. Haramis, and T. L. King. 2015. Spatiotemporal analysis of gene flow in Chesapeake Bay Diamondback Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin). Molecular Ecology 24:5864-5876. doi:10.1111/mec.13440

Droege, S., J. Engler, E. Sellers, and L. O'Brien. 2016. U.S. national protocol framework for the inventory and monitoring of bees. . Inventory and Monitoring, National Wildlife Refuge System, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service , Fort Collins, CO. v, 79 pp. Abstract

Drum, R. G., C. A. Ribic, K. Koch, E. Lonsdorf, E. Grant, M. Ahlering, L. Barnhill, T. Dailey, S. Lor, C. Mueller, D. C. Pavlacky ,Jr.,, Rideout, C., and D. Sample. 2015. Strategic Grassland Bird Conservation throughout the Annual Cycle: Linking Policy Alternatives, Landowner Decisions, and Biological Population Outcomes. PLoS ONE 11(e0142525). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142525

Duarte, A., J. S. Hatfield, T. M. Swannack, M. R. J. Forstner, M. C. Green, and F. W. Weckerly. 2016. Simulating range-wide population and breeding habitat dynamics for an endangered woodland warbler in the face of uncertainty . Ecological Modelling 320(7691):52-61. doi:10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2015.09.018

Duarte, A., F. W. Weckerly, M. Schaub, and J. S. Hatfield. 2016. Estimating golden-cheeked warbler immigration: implications for the spatial scale of conservation. Animal Conservation 19(1):65-74. doi:10.1111/acv.12217

Dugger, K. M., E. D. Forsman, A. B. Franklin, R. J. Davis, G. C. White, C. J. Schwarz, K. P. Burnham, J. D. Nichols, J. E. Hines, C. B. Yackulic, P. F. DohertyJr., L. Bailey, D. A. Clark, S. H. Ackers, L. S. Andrews, B. Augustine, B. L. Biswell, J. Blakesley, P. C. Carlson, M. J. Clement, L. V. Diller, 1. E. M. Glenn, A. Green, S. A. Gremel, D. R. Herter, J. M. Higley, J. Hobson, 1. R. B. Horn, K. P. Huyvaert, C. McCafferty, T. McDonald, K. McDonnell, G. S. Olson, J. A. Reid, J. Rockweit, V. Ruiz, J. Saenz, and S. G. Sovern. 2016. The effects of habitat, climate, and Barred Owls on long-term demography of Northern Spotted Owls. Condor 118:57-116. doi:10.1650/CONDOR-15-24.1

Efford, M. G., D. K. Dawson, Y. V. Jhala, and Q. Qureshi. 2016. Density-dependent home-range size revealed by spatially explicit capture–recapture. Ecography 39(7):676-688. doi:10.1111/ecog.01511

Elliott, J. E., B. A. Rattner, R. F. Shore, and N. W. Van Den Brink. 2016. Paying the pipers: Mitigating the impact of anticoagulant rodenticides on predators and scavengers. BioScience 66(5):401-407. doi:10.1093/biosci/biw028

Finger, T. A., A. D. Afton, M. L. Schummer, S. A. Petrie, S. S. Badzinski, M. A. Johnson, M. L. Szymanski, K. J. Jacobs, G. H. Olsen, and M. A. Mitchell. 2016. Environmental factors influence lesser scaup migration chronology and population monitoring . Journal of Wildlife Management 80(8):1437-1449. doi:10.1002/jwmg.21131

Fisher, R. D. and C. A. Ludwig. 2016. Catalog of type specimens of recent mammals: Orders Carnivora, Perissodactyla, Artiodactyla, and Cetacea in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 646:doi:10.5479/si.19436696.646 . Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. vi, 113 pp. Abstract

Fleishman, E., M. Burgman, M. C. Runge, R. S. Schick, and S. Kraus. 2016. Expert elicitation of population-level effects of disturbance. Pages 295-302 in Arthur N. Popper and Anthony Hawkins, editors. The Effects of Noise on Aquatic Life II. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 875 Springer, New York, NY. xxx, 1292 pp. Abstract

Fuller, A. K., D. W. Linden, and J. A. Royle. 2016. Management decision making for fisher populations informed by occupancy modeling. Journal of Wildlife Management 80(5):794–802. doi:10.1002/jwmg.21077

Fuller, A. K., C. S. Sutherland, J. A. Royle, and M. P. Hare. 2016. Estimating population density and connectivity of American mink using spatial capture-recapture . Ecological Applications 26(4):1125-1135. doi:10.1890/15-0315

Ganju, N. K., K. D. Kroeger, M. L. Kirwan, P. J. Dickhudt, G. R. Guntenspergen, and D. R. Cahoon. 2015. Sediment transport based metrics of wetland stability. Geophysical Research Letters 42(19):7992-8000. doi:10.1002/2015GL065980

Gotte, S. W. 2016. Diadophis Puntatus Puntatus (Southern Ring-neck Snake). Herpetological Review 47(2):310.

Gotte, S. W., J. F. Jacobs, and G. R. Zug. 2016. Preserving reptiles for research. Pages 73-86 in C. Kenneth Dodd, editor. Reptile Ecology and Conservation. Oxford University Press, 512 pp. Abstract

Grant, E. H. C., D. A. W. Miller, B. R. Schmidt, M. J. Adams, S. M. Amburgey, T. Chambert, S. S. Cruickshank, R. N. Fisher, D. M. Green, B. R. Hossack, P. J. T. Johnson, M. B. Joseph, T. Rittenhouse, M. Ryan, J. H. Waddle, S. C. Walls, L. L. Bailey, G. M. Fellers, T. A. Gorman, A. M. Ray, D. S. Pilliod, S. J. Price, D. Saenz, and E. Muths. 2016. Quantitative evidence for the effects of multiple drivers on continental-scale amphibian declines. Scientific Reports 6(Article number 25625) doi:10.1038/srep25625 1

Grant, E. H. C., E. L. Muths, R. A. Katz, S. Canessa, M. J. Adams, J. R. Ballard, L. Berger, C. J. Briggs, J. Coleman, M. J. Gray, M. C. Harris, R. N. Harris, B. R. Hossack, K. P. Huyvaert, J. E. Kolby, K. R. Lips, R. E. Lovich, H. I. McCallum, J. R. Mendelson, III, P. Nanjappa, D. H. Olson, J. G. Powers, K. L. D. Richgels, R. E. Russell, B. R. Schmidt, A. Spitzen-van der Sluijs, M. K. Watry, D. C. Woodhams, and C. L. White. 2016. Salamander chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans) in the United States—Developing research, monitoring, and management strategies. Open-File Report 2015-1233:doi:10.3133/ofr20151233. U.S. Geological Survey. 16 pp. Abstract

Harris, M. C., J. M. Pearce, D. J. Prosser, C. L. White, A. K. Miles, J. M. Sleeman, C. J. Brand, J. P. Cronin, S. De La Cruz, C. L. Densmore, T. W. Doyle, R. J. Dusek, J. P. Fleskes, P. L. Flint, G. F. Guala, J. S. Hall, L. E. Hubbard, R. J. Hunt, H. S. Ip, R. A. Katz, K. W. Laurent, M. P. Miller, M. D. Munn, A. M. Ramey, K. D. Richards, R. E. Russell, J. P. Stokdyk, J. Y. Takekawa, and D. P. Walsh. 2016. U.S. Geological Survey science strategy for highly pathogenic avian influenza in wildlife and the environment (2016–2020). Open-File Report 2016–1121. U.S. Geological Survey. 38 pp. Abstract

He, K., N. Woodman, S. Boaglio, M. Roberts, S. Supekar, and J. E. Maldonado. 2015. Molecular phylogeny supports repeated adaptation to burrowing within small-eared shrews genus of Cryptotis (Eulipotyphla, Soricidae). PLoS ONE 10(10):e0140280. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0140280

Heinz, G. H. 2016. A Downstream Voyage with Mercury. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 97(5):591-592. doi:10.1007/s00128-016-1909-1

Hennin, H. L., A. M. Wells-Berlin, and O. P. Love. 2016. Baseline glucocorticoids are drivers of body mass gain in a diving seabird. Ecology and Evolution 6(6):1702-1711. doi:10.1002/ece3.1999

Henry, P. F. P., G. M. Haramis, and D. D. Day. 2016. Evaluating a portable cylindrical bait trap to capture diamondback terrapins in salt marsh. Wildlife Society Bulletin 40(1):160-168. doi:10.1002/wsb.610

Hoekman, D., Y. P. Springer, C. M. Barker, R. Barrera, M. S. Blackmore, W. E. Bradshaw, D. H. Foley, H. S. Ginsberg, M. H. Hayden, C. M. Holzapfel, S. A. Juliano, L. D. Kramer, S. A. LaDeau, T. P. Livdahl, C. G. Moore, R. S. Nasci, W. K. Reisen, and H. M. Savage. 2016. Design for mosquito abundance, diversity, and phenology sampling within the National Ecological Observatory Network. Ecosphere 7(5):e01320. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1320

Houser, J. D., A. H. Porter, H. Ginsberg, and E. M. Jakob. 2016. The effect of phenology on agonistic competitive interactions between invasive and native sheet-web spiders. Canadian Journal of Zoology 94(6):427-434. doi:10.1139/cjz-2015-0221

Huang, Q., J. R. Sauer, A. Swatantran, and R. Dubayah. 2016. A centroid model of species distribution with applications to the Carolina wren Thryothorus ludovicianus and house finch Haemorhous mexicanus in the United States. Ecography 39(1):54-66. doi:10.1111/ecog.01447

Janousek, C. N., K. J. Buffington, K. M. Thorne, G. R. Guntenspergen, J. Y. Takekawa, and B. D. Dugger. 2016. Potential effects of sea-level rise on plant productivity: species-specific responses in northeast Pacific tidal marshes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 548:111-126. doi:10.3354/meps11683

Johnson, F. A., P. L. Fackler, G. S. Boomer, G. S. Zimmerman, B. K. Williams, J. D. Nichols, and R. M. Dorazio. 2016. State-dependent resource harvesting with lagged information about system states. PLoS ONE 11(6):e0157373. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0157373

Johnson, W. C., B. Werner, and G. R. Guntenspergen. 2016. Non-linear responses of glaciated prairie wetlands to climate warming. Climatic Change 134(1):209-223. doi:10.1007/s10584-015-1534-8

Katz, R. A. and M. C. Freeman. 2015. Evidence of population resistance to extreme low flows in a fluvial-dependent fish species. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 11(29):1776-1787. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2015-0173

Kendall, K. C., A. C. Macleod, K. L. Boyd, J. Boulanger, J. A. Royle, W. F. Kasworm, D. Paetkau, M. F. Proctor, K. Annis, and T. A. Graves. 2015. Density, distribution, and genetic structure of grizzly bears in the Cabinet-Yaak Ecosystem. Journal of Wildlife Management 80(2):314-331. doi:10.1002/jwmg.1019

Kéry, M. and J. A. Royle, editors. 2016. Applied hierarchical modeling in ecology : analysis of distribution, abundance and species richness in R and BUGS. Volume 1, Prelude and static models. . Elsevier, Amsterdam and Boston. xxiv, 783 p. pp. Abstract

Kirwan, M. L., S. Temmerman, E. E. Skeehan, G. R. Guntenspergen , and S. Fagherazzi. 2016. Overestimation of marsh vulnerability to sea level rise. Nature Climate Change 6:253-260. doi:10.1038/nclimate2909

Kirwan, M. L., D. C. Walters, W. G. Reay, and J. A. Carr. 2016. Sea level driven marsh expansion in a coupled model of marsh erosion and migration. Geophysical Research Letters 43(9):4366-4373. doi:10.1002/2016GL068507

Larson, D. L., P. A. Rabie, S. Droege, J. L. Larson, and M. Haar. 2016. Exotic plant i nfestation is associated with decreased modularity and increased numbers of connectors in mixed-grass prairie pollination networks. PLoS ONE 11(5):e0155068. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155068

Lazarus, R. S., B. A. Rattner, P. C. McGowan, R. C. Hale, N. K. Karouna-Renier, R. A. Erickson, and M. A. Ottinger. 2016. Chesapeake Bay fish-osprey (Pandion haliaetus) food chain: Evaluation of contaminant exposure and genetic damage. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35(6):1560–1575. doi:10.1002/etc.3386

Lennert, S., M. Kirwan, G. Guntenspergen, and S. Temmerman. 2016. Tidal marsh vegetation die-off: spatial developments and feedback mechanisms . Pages 99 (abstract) in Jan Mees and Jan Seys, editors. Book of abstracts: VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 12 February 2016 . VLIZ Special Publication 75 Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) , Oostende, Belgium . xii, 165 pp.

Lillicrap, A., S. Belanger, N. Burden, D. Du Pasquier, M. R. Embry, M. Halder, M. A. Lampi, L. Lee, T. Norberg-King, B. A. Rattner, K. Schirmer, and P. Thomas. 2016. Alternative approaches to vertebrate ecotoxicity tests in the 21st century: A review of developments over the last 2 decades and current status. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 35(11):2637-2646. doi:10.1002/etc.3603

Link, W. A. and K. M. Hesed. 2015. Individual heterogeneity in growth and age at sexual maturity: A gamma process analysis of capture–mark–recapture data . Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 20(9):343-352. doi:10.1007/s13253-015-0211-8

Link, W. A. and J. R. Sauer. 2016. Bayesian cross-validation for model evaluation and selection, with application to the North American Breeding Survey. Ecology 97(7):1746-1758. doi:10.1890/15-1286.1

Link, W. A. and J. R. Sauer. 2016. Modeling participation duration, with application to the North American Breeding Bird Survey. Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods 45(21):6311-6320. doi:10.1080/03610926.2014.957854

Longcore, J. R., D. G. Mcauley, D. M. Heisey, C. M. Bunck, and D. A. Clugston. 2016. Survival of female mallards along the Vermont–Quebec border region. Journal of Wildlife Management 80(2):355-367. doi:10.1002/jwmg.1013

Lovelock, C. E., D. R. Cahoon, D. A. Friess, G. R. Guntenspergen, K. W. Krauss, R. Reef, K. Rogers, M. L. Saunders, F. Sidik, A. Swales, N. Saintilan, L. X. Thuyen, and T. Triet. 2015. The vulnerability of Indo-Pacific mangrove forests to sea-level rise. Nature 526:559-563. doi:10.1038/nature15538

Lowe, T. P., K. Tebbs, and D. W. Sparling. 2016. A comparison of three macroinvertebrate sampling devices for use in conducting rapid-assessment procedures of Delmarva Peninsula wetlands. Northeastern Naturalist 23(2):321-338. doi:10.1656/045.023.0209

Ludwig, L., H. S. Ginsberg, G. J. Hickling, and N. H. Ogden. 2015. A dynamic population model to investigate effects of climate and climate-independent factors on the lifecycle of Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae). Journal of Medical Entomology53:99-115. doi:10.1093/jme/tjv150

Lunn, N. J., S. Servanty, E. V. Regehr, S. J. Converse, E. Richardson, and I. Stirling. 2016. Demography of an apex predator at the edge of its range – impacts of changing sea ice on polar bears in Hudson Bay. Ecological Applications 26(5):1302-1320. doi:10.1890/15-1256

Lynch, J. C., P. Hensel, and D. R. Cahoon. 2015. The surface elevation table and marker horizon technique: A protocol for monitoring wetland elevation dynamics. Natural Resource Report NPS/NCBN/NRR–2015/1078. National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado. xviii, 306 pp. Abstract

Lyons, J. E., W. L. Kendall, J. A. Royle, S. J. Converse, B. A. Andres, and J. B. Buchanan. 2015. Population size and stopover duration estimation using mark–resight data and Bayesian analysis of a superpopulation model. Biometrics Online Early September 8. doi:10.1111/biom.12393

Marion, J. 2016. Hammock Camping on the A.T.: Some Observations and Leave No Trace Practices. Appalachian Trail Journeys Spring:13-18.

Marion, J. L. 2016. A review and synthesis of recreation ecology research supporting carrying capacity and visitor use management decisionmaking. Journal of Forestry 114(3):339-351. doi:10.5849/jof.15-062

Marion, J. L., Y.-F. Leung, H. Eagleston, and K. Burroughs. 2016. A review and synthesis of recreation ecology research findings on visitor impacts to wilderness and protected natural areas. Journal of Forestry 114(3):352-362. doi:10.5849/jof.15-498

Martínez-Martí, C., M. V. Jiménez-Franco, J. A. Royle, J. A. Palazón, and J. F. Calvo. 2016. Integrating occurrence and detectability patterns based on interview data: a case study for threatened mammals in Equatorial Guinea. Scientific Reports 6(33838) doi:10.1038/srep33838

McGrady, M. J., W. A. Al Fazari, M. H. Al Jahdhami, J. E. Hines, and M. K. Oli. 2015. Survival of Sooty Falcons (Falco concolor) breeding in Oman. Journal of Ornithology Online Early October 29 doi:10.1007/s10336-015-1302-6

McKay, S. K., M. C. Freeman, and A. P. Covich. 2016. Application of effective discharge analysis to environmental flow decision-making. Environmental Management 57(6):1153-1165. doi:10.1007/s00267-016-0684-4

McMahon, C. R., L. F. New, E. J. Fairley, M. A. Hindell, and H. R. Burton. 2015. The effects of body size and climate on post-weaning survival of elephant seals at Heard Island. Journal of Zoology 297(4):301-308. doi:10.1111/jzo.12279

Miller, D. A. W. and E. H. C. Grant. 2015. Estimating occupancy dynamics for large-scale monitoring networks: amphibian breeding occupancy across protected areas in the northeast United States. Ecology and Evolution 5(21):4735-4746. doi:10.1002/ece3.1679

Mitchell, M., R. R. Wilson, D. J. Twedt, A. E. Mini, and J. D. James. 2016. Object-based forest classification to facilitate landscape-scale conservation in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment 4(55-60) doi:10.1016/j.rsase.2016.01.003

Morrison, T. A., W. A. Link, W. D. Newmark, C. A. H. Foley, and D. T. Bolger. 2016. Tarangire revisited: Consequences of declining connectivity in a tropical ungulate population. Biological Conservation 197:53-60. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2016.02.034

Nichols, J. D. 2016. And the first one now will later be last: Time-reversal in cormack-jolly-seber models. Statistical Science 31(2):175-190. doi:10.1214/16-STS546

Nisbet, I. C. T., D. Monticelli, J. A. Spendelow, and P. Szczys. 2016. Prebreeding survival of Roseate Terns Sterna dougallii varies with sex, hatching order and hatching date. Ibis 158(2):327-334. doi:10.1111/ibi.12359

Palestis, B. G. and J. E. Hines. 2015. Adult Survival and Breeding Dispersal of Common Terns (Sterna hirundo) in a Declining Population. Waterbirds 38(3):221-228. doi:10.1675/063.038.0302

Osnas, E. E., Q. Zhao, M. C. Runge, and G. S. Boomer. 2016. Cross-seasonal effects on waterfowl productivity: Implications under climate change. Journal of Wildlife Management 80(7):1227–1241. doi:10.1002/jwmg.21124

Parsons, A. W., T. R. Simons, K. H. Pollock, M. K. Stoskopf, J. J. Stocking, and A. F. O'Connell. 2015. Camera traps and mark-resight models: The value of ancillary data for evaluating assumptions. Journal of Wildlife Management 79(7) 1163-1172. doi:10.1002/jwmg.931

Peterson, J. T. and M. C. Freeman. 2016. Integrating modeling, monitoring, and management to reduce critical uncertainties in water resource decision making. Journal of Environmental Management 183(2):361-370. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.03.015

Phillip, F. A., G. R. Guntenspergen, J. H. Olker, and W. C. Johnson. 2016. Climate change impacts on freshwater wetland hydrology and vegetation cover cycling along a regional aridity gradient. Ecosphere 7(10):Article e01504. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1504

Probert, W. J. M., K. Shea, C. J. Fonnesbeck, M. C. Runge, T. M. Carpenter, S. Dürr, M. G. Garner, N. Harvey, M. A. Stevenson, C. T. Webb, M. Werkman, M. J. Tildesley, and M. J. Ferrari. 2016. Decision-making for foot-and-mouth disease control: Objectives matter. Epidemics 15:10-19. doi:10.1016/j.epidem.2015.11.002

Prosser, D. J., L. L. Hungerford, R. M. Erwin, M. A. Ottinger, J. Y. Takekawa, S. H. Newman, X. Xiao, and E. C. Ellis. 2015 . Spatial modeling of wild bird risk factors to investigate highly pathogenic A(H5N1) avian influenza virus transmission. Avian Diseases Online Early November 2 doi:10.1637/11125-050615-Reg.1

Prosser, D. J., E. C. Palm, J. Y. Takekawa, D. Zhao, X. Xiao, P. Li, Y. Liu, and S. H. Newman. 2016. Movement analysis of free-grazing domestic ducks in Poyang Lake, China: a disease connection. International Journal of Geographical Information Science 30(5):869-880. doi:10.1080/13658816.2015.1065496

Quiroga-Carmona, M. and N. Woodman. 2015. A new species of cryptotis (Mammalia, Eulipotyphla, Soricidae) from the Sierra de Perijá, Venezuelan-Colombian Andes. Journal of Mammalogy 96(4):800-809. doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyv085

Rashford, B. S., R. M. Adams, J. J. Wu, R. A. Voldseth, G. R. Guntenspergen, B. Werner, and W. C. Johnson. 2016. Impacts of climate change on land-use and wetland productivity in the Prairie Pothole Region of North America. Regional Environmental Change 16(2):515-526. doi:10.1007/s10113-015-0768-3

Rattner, B. A., S. N. Wiemeyer, and L. J. Blus. 2016. Retrospective: Adjusting contaminant concentrations in bird eggs to account for moisture and lipid Loss during their incubation. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 97(1):2-3. doi:10.1007/s00128-016-1797-4

Richgels, K. L. D., R. E. Russell, M. J. Adams, and E. H. C. Grant. 2016. Spatial variation in risk and consequence of Batrachochytrium salamandrivorans introduction in the USA. Royal Society Open Source 3:150616. doi:10.1098/rsos.150616

Robinson, O. J., C. P. Mcgowan, P. K. Devers, R. W. Brook, M. Huang, M. Jones, D. G. McAuley, and G. Zimmerman. 2016. A full annual cycle modeling framework for american black ducks. Natural Resource Modeling 29(1):159-174. doi:10.1111/nrm.12088

Rosencranz, J. A., N. K. Ganju, R. F. Ambrose, S. M. Brosnahan , P. J. Dickhudt, G. R. Guntenspergen, G. M. MacDonald, J. Y. Takekawa, and K. M. Thorne. 2015. Balanced sediment fluxes in Southern California’s Mediterranean-climate zone salt marshes. Estuaries and Coasts Online Early December 1 doi:10.1007/s12237-015-0056-y

Royle, J. A. 2015. Book Review: Morgan, analysis of capture–recapture data. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 20(3):431-432. doi:10.1007/s13253-015-0202-9

Ruiz-Gutierrez, V., M. B. Hooten, and E. H. C. Grant. 2016. Uncertainty in biological monitoring: a framework for data collection and analysis to account for multiple sources of sampling bias. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 7(8):900-909. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12542

Runge, M. C., K. E. LaGory, K. Russell, J. R. Balsom, R. A. Butler, L. G. Coggins Jr., K. A. Grantz, J. Hayse, I. Hlohowskyj, J. Korman, J. E. May, D. J. O'Rourke, L. A. Poch, J. R. Prairie, J. C. VanKuiken, R. A. Van Lonkhuyzen, D. R. Varyu, B. T. Verhaaren, T. D. Veselka, N. T. Williams, K. K. Wuthrich, C. B. Yackulic, R. P. Billerbeck, and G. W. Knowles. 2015. Decision analysis to support development of the Glen Canyon Dam long-term experimental and management plan. Scientific Investigations Report 2015–5176. U.S. Geological Survey. 64 pp. doi:10.3133/sir20155176

Runge, M. C., J. C. Stroeve, A. P. Barrett, and E. McDonald-Madden. 2016. Detecting failure of climate predictions. Nature Climate Change 6:861–864. doi:10.1038/nclimate3041

Schmidly, D. J., W. E. Tydeman, and A. L. Gardner, editors. 2016. United States Biological Survey: A compendium of its history, personalities, impacts, and conflicts. Special Publications 64. Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. 123 pp. PDF

Sonsthagen, S. A., R. E. Wilson, R. T. Chesser, J.-M. Pons, P.-A. Crochet, A. Driskell, and C. Dove. 2016. Recurrent hybridization and recent origin obscure phylogenetic relationships within the ‘white-headed’ gull (Larus sp.) complex. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 103:41-54. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.06.008

Spendelow, J. A. 2015. First record of a banded Sandwich Tern (Thalasseus sandvicensis) moving from England to the United States. Waterbirds 38(4):425-426. doi:10.1675/063.038.0407

Spendelow, J. A., D. Monticelli, J. D. Nichols, J. E. Hines, I. C. T. Nisbet, G. Cormons, H. Hays, J. J. Hatch, and C. S. Mostello. 2016. Roseate Tern breeding dispersal and fidelity: responses to two newly restored colony sites. Ecosphere 7(10):Article: e01510. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1510

Springer, Y. P., D. Hoekman, P. T. J. Johnson, P. A. Duffy, R. A. Hufft, D. T. Barnett, B. F. Allan, B. R. Amman, C. M. Barker, R. Barrera, C. B. Beard, L. Beati, M. Begon, M. S. Blackmore, W. E. Bradshaw, D. Brisson, C. H. Calisher, J. E. Childs, M. A. Diuk-Wasser, R. J. Douglass, R. Eisen, D. H. Foley, J. E. Foley, H. D. Gaff, S. L. Gardner, H. S. Ginsberg, G. E. Glass, S. A. Hamer, M. H. Hayden, B. Hjelle, C. M. Holzapfel, S. A. Juliano, L. D. Kramer, A. J. Kuenzi, S. L. LaDeau, T. P. Livdahl, J. N. Mills, C. G. Moore, S. Morand, R. S. Nasci, N. H. Ogden, R. S. Ostfeld, R. R. Parmenter, J. Piesman, W. K. Reisen, H. M. Savage, D. E. Sonenshine, A. Swei, and M. J. Yabsley. 2016. Tick-, mosquito-, and rodent-borne parasite sampling designs for the National Ecological Observatory Network. Ecosphere 7(5):Article: e01271. doi:10.1002/ecs2.1271

Stephens, P. A., L. R. Mason, R. E. Green, R. D. Gregory, J. R. Sauer, J. Alison, A. Aunins, L. Brotons, S. H. M. Butchart, T. Campedelli, T. Chodkiewicz, P. Chylarecki, O. Crowe, J. Elts, V. Escandell, R. P. B. Foppen, H. Heldbjerg, S. Herrando, M. Husby, F. Jiguet, A. Lehikoinen, A. Lindström, D. G. Noble, J.-Y. Paquet, J. Reif, T. Sattler, T. Szép, N. Teufelbauer, S. Trautmann, A. J. van Strien, C. A. M. van Turnhout, P. Vorisek, and S. G. Willis. 2016. Consistent response of bird populations to climate change on two continents. Science 352(6281):84-87. doi:10.1126/science.aac4858

Sutherland, C., D. J. Munoz, D. A. W. Miller, and E. H. C. Grant. 2016. Spatial Capture-Recapture: a Promising Method for Analyzing Data Collected Using Artificial Cover Objects. Herpetologica 72(1):6-12.  doi:10.1655/Herpetologica-D-15-00027.1

Taubmann, J., K. Sharma, K. Z. Uulu, J. E. Hines, and C. Mishra. 2016. Status assessment of the Endangered snow leopard Panthera uncia and other large mammals in the Kyrgyz Alay, using community knowledge corrected for imperfect detection. Oryx 50(2):220-230. doi:10.1017/S0030605315000502 http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0030605315000502

Tavernia, B. G., J. E. Lyons, B. W. Loges, A. Wilson, J. A. Collazo, and M. C. Runge. 2015. An evaluation of rapid methods for monitoring vegetation characteristics of wetland bird habitat. Wetlands Ecology and Management Online Early December 17 doi:10.1007/s11273-015-9476-5

Teitelbaum, C. S., S. J. Converse, W. F. Fagan, K. Böhning-Gaese, R. B. O’Hara, A. E. Lacy, and T. Mueller. 2016. Experience drives innovation of new migration patterns of whooping cranes in response to global change. Nature Communications 7:Article number: 12793. doi:10.1038/ncomms12793

Thogmartin, W. E., C. A. Sanders-Reed, J. A. Szymanski, P. C. McKann, L. Pruitt, R. A. King, M. C. Runge, and R. E. Russell. 2015. Erratum to "White-nose syndrome is likely to extirpate the endangered Indiana bat over large parts of its range" [Biol. Conserv. 160, (2013), 162-172] . Biological Conservation 191:845. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2015.06.033

Thorne, K. M., G. M. MacDonald, R. F. Ambrose, K. J. Buffington, C. M. Freeman, C. N. Janousek, L. N. Brown, J. R. Holmquist, G. R. Guntenspergen, K. W. Powelson, P. L. Barnard, and J. Y. Takekawa. 2016. Effects of climate change on tidal marshes along a latitudinal gradient in California. Open-File Report 2016-1125. U.S. Geological Survey. 75 pp. Abstract

Twedt, D. J. 2015. Estimating regional landbird populations from enhanced North American Breeding Bird Surveys. Journal of Field Ornithology Online Early October 19. doi:10.1111/jofo.12118

Twedt, D. J. and J. M. Linz. 2015. Flight Feather Molt in Yellow-Headed Blackbirds (Xanthocephalus xanthocephalus) in North Dakota. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 127(4):622-629. doi:10.1676/14-138.1

Twedt, D. J., C.-L. P. Phillip, M. P. Guilfoyle, and R. R. Wilson. 2016. Forest structure of oak plantations after silvicultural treatment to enhance habitat for wildlife. Pages 113-121 in Callie Jo Schweitzer, Wayne K. Clatterbuck, and Christopher M. Oswalt, editors. Proceedings of the 18th Biennial Southern Silvicultural Research Conference. USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station , x, 627 pp. Abstract

Utz, R. M., K. G. Hopkins, L. Beesley, D. B. Booth, R. J. Hawley, M. E. Baker, M. C. Freeman, and K. L. Jones. 2016. Ecological resistance in urban streams: the role of natural and legacy attributes. Freshwater Science 35(1):380-397. doi:10.1086/684839

van den Brink, N. W., J. A. Arblaster, S. R. Bowman, J. M. Conder, J. E. Elliott, M. S. Johnson, D. C. G. Muir, T. M. Natal da Luz, B. A. Rattner , B. Sample, and R. F. Shore. 2016. Use of terrestrial field studies in the derivation of bioaccumulation potential of chemicals. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 12(1):135-145. doi:10.1002/ieam.1717

Villena, O. C., J. A. Royle, L. A. Weir, T. M. Foreman, Gazemslo. K.D., and E. H. C. Grant. 2016. Southeast regional and state trends in anuran occupancy from calling survey data (2001-2013) from the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program . Herpetological Conservation and Biology 11(2):373-385. Abstract

Wang, Y., Z. Lou, J. Takekawa, D. Prosser, Y. Xiong, S. Newman, X. Xiao, N. Batbayar, K. Spragens, S. Balachandran, and B. Yan. 2015. A new method for discovering behavior patterns among animal movements. International Journal of Geographical Information Science Online Early September 29. doi:10.1080/13658816.2015.1091462

Wilson, R. S., D. J. Hardisty, R. S. Epanchin-Niell, M. C. Runge, K. L. Cottingham, D. L. Urban, L. A. Maguire, A. Hastings, P. J. Mumby, and D. P. C. Peters. 2016. A typology of time-scale mismatches and behavioral interventions to diagnose and solve conservation problems. Conservation Biology 30(1):42-49. doi:10.1111/cobi.12632

Wood, J., M. Pattillo, and M. Freeman. 2016. Organic-matter retention and macroinvertebrate utilization of seasonally inundated bryophytes in a mid-order Piedmont River. Southeastern Naturalist 15(3):403-414. doi:10.1656/058.015.0303

Woodman, N. 2015. Morphological variation among broad-clawed shrews (Mammalia: Eulipotyphla: Soricidae: Cryptotis Pomel, 1848) from Highlands of Western Honduras, with descriptions of three new cryptic species. Annals of Carnegie Museum 83(2):95-119. doi:10.2992/007.083.0203

Woodman, N. 2015. On the original description of the Sacred Shrew, Sorex religiosa I. Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, 1826 [nec 1827] (Mammalia: Soricidae). Bionomina 9:50-53. doi:10.11646/bionomina.9.1.5

Woodman, N. 2016. Pranked by Audubon: Constantine S. Rafinesque's description of John James Audubon's imaginary Kentucky mammals. Archives of Natural History 43(1):95-108. doi:10.3366/anh.2016.0349

Woodman, N. and R. D. Fisher. 2016. Identification and distribution of the Olympic Shrew (Eulipotyphla: Soricidae), Sorex rohweri Rausch et al., 2007 in Oregon and Washington, based on USNM specimens. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 129(1):84-102. doi:10.2988/0006-324X-129.Q2.84

Yamaura, Y., E. F. Connor, J. A. Royle, K. Itoh, K. Sato, H. Taki, and Y. Mishima. 2016. Estimating species – area relationships by modeling abundance and frequency subject to incomplete sampling. Ecology and Evolution 6(14):4836-4848. doi:10.1002/ece3.2244

Yamaura, Y., M. Kéry, and J. A. Royle. 2016. Study of biological communities subject to imperfect detection: bias and precision of community N-mixture abundance models in small-sample situations. Ecological Research 31(3):289-305. doi:10.1007/s11284-016-1340-4

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