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Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Updated February 3, 2016

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Nichols, J. D., T. E. Hollmen, and J. B. Grand. 2016 . Monitoring for the Management of Disease Risk in Animal Translocation Programmes. EcoHealth Online Early January 14 doi:10.1007/s10393-015-1094-4

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

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

Royle, J. A., A. K. Fuller, and C. Sutherland. 2016. Spatial capture–recapture models allowing Markovian transience or dispersal. Population Ecology 58(1):53-62. doi:10.1007/s10144-015-0524-z

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:doi:10.3133/sir20155176. U.S. Geological Survey. 64 pp.

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

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

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

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

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Recent Publications

Aplin, K. P., S. G. Rhind, J. ten Have, and R. T. Chesser. 2015. Taxonomic revision of Phascogale tapoatafa (Meyer, 1793) (Dasyuridae; Marsupialia), including descriptions of two new subspecies and confirmation of P. pirata Thomas, 1904 as a ‘Top End’ endemic. Zootaxa 4055(1):1-73. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4055.1.1

Canessa, S., G. Guillera-Arroita, J. J. Lahoz-Monfort, D. M. Southwell, D. P. Armstrong, I. Chadès, R. C. Lacy, and S. J. Converse. 2015. When do we need more data? A primer on calculating the value of information for applied ecologists. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6(10):1219-1228. doi:10.1111/2041-210X.12423

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Srinivasan, U., J. E. Hines, and S. Quader. 2015. Demographic superiority with increased logging in tropical understorey insectivorous birds. Journal of Applied Ecology 52(5):1374-1380. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12475

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 Online Early doi:10.1655/Herpetologica-D-15-00027.1

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

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

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

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

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

March 2015 -- October 2015

Arsnoe, I. E., G. J. Hickling, H. S. Ginsberg, R. McElreath, and J. I. Tsao. 2015. Different populations of blacklegged tick nymphs exhibit differences in questing behavior that have implications for human lyme disease risk. PLoS ONE 10(5):e0127450. Abstract

Barker, R. J. and W. A. Link. 2015. Truth, models, model sets, AIC, and multimodel inference: A Bayesian perspective. Journal of Wildlife Management 79(5):730-738. Abstract

Bigorgne, E., T. W. Custer, P. M. Dummer, R. A. Erickson, N. Karouna-Renier, S. Schultz, C. M. Custer, W. E. Thogmartin, and C. W. Matson. 2015. Chromosomal damage and EROD induction in tree swallows (Tachycineta bicolor) along the Upper Mississippi River, Minnesota, USA. Ecotoxicology 24(5):1028-1039. Abstract

Caldwell, J. M., M. E. Nixon, H. A. Neckles, and P. S. Pooler. 2015. Estuarine water quality in parks of the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Network: Vital signs estuarine nutrient-enrichment monitoring, 2006-11. Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/NCBN/NRTR-2015/902. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Natural Resource Program Center, Fort Collins, Colorado. xxi, 182 pp. Abstract

Canessa, S., G. Guillera-Arroita, J. J. Lahoz-Monfort, D. M. Southwell, D. P. Armstrong, I. Chadcs, R. C. Lacy, and S. J. Converse. 2015. When do we need more data? A primer on calculating the value of information for applied ecologists. Methods in Ecology and Evolution Online Early July 20. Abstract

Chambert, T., W. L. Kendall, J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, P. Pedrini, J. H. Waddle, G. Tavecchia, S. C. Walls, and S. Tenan. 2015. Testing hypotheses on distribution shifts and changes in phenology of imperfectly detectable species. Methods in Ecology and Evolution Online Early February 23 Abstract

Chesser, R. T., R. C. Banks, K. J. Burns, C. Cicero, J. L. Dunn, A. W. Kratter, I. J. Lovette, A. G. Navarro-Sigüenza, P. C. Rasmussen, J. V. Jr. Remsen, J. D. Rising, D. F. Stotz, and K. Winker. 2015. Fifty-sixth Supplement to the American Ornithologists' Union: Check-list of North American Birds. Auk 132(3):748-764. Abstract

Crowell, S. E., A. M. Wells-Berlin, C. E. Carr, G. H. Olsen, R. E. Therrien, S. E. Yannuzzi, and D. R. Ketten. 2015. A comparison of auditory brainstem responses across diving bird species. Journal of Comparative Physiology A 201(8):803-815. Abstract

Droege, S. and L. Packer. 2015. Bees: An Up-Close Look at Pollinators Around the World. . Voyageur Press, Minneapolis, MN. 160 pp. Abstract

Erb, L. A., L. L. Willey, L. M. Johnson, J. E. Hines, and R. P. Cook. 2015. Detecting long-term population trends for an elusive reptile species. Journal of Wildlife Management 79(7):1062-1071. Abstract

Erõs, T. and E. H. C. Grant. 2015. Unifying research on the fragmentation of terrestrial and aquatic habitats: patches, connectivity and the matrix in riverscapes. Freshwater Biology Online Early May 7 Abstract

Fellers, G. M., P. M. Kleeman, and D. A. W. Miller. 2015. Wetland occupancy of pond-breeding amphibians in Yosemite National Park, USA. Journal of North American Herpetology (1):22-33. Abstract

Fisher, R. D. and C. A. Ludwig. 2015. Catalog of type specimens of recent mammals:Orders Didelphimorphia through Chiroptera (excluding Rodentia) in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology No. 644., Washington, DC. vii, 111 pp. Abstract

Flanders, N. P., B. Gardner, K. J. Winiarski, P. W. C. Paton, T. Allison, and A. F. O'Connell. 2015. Key seabird areas in southern New England identified using a community occupancy model. Marine Ecology Progress Series 533:277-290. Abstract

Goswami, V. R., K. Medhi, J. D. Nichols, and M. K. Oli. 2015. Mechanistic understanding of human–wildlife conflict through a novel application of dynamic occupancy models. Conservation Biology Online Early March 10 Abstract

Grace, J. B., D. R. Schoolmaster, Jr., and B. R. M. K. M. a. G. R. G. E. William Schweiger. 2014. Connecting the dots: a collaborative USGS-NPS effort to expand the utility of monitoring data. The George Wright Forum 31(2 ):181-190. Abstract

Grant, E. H. C. 2015. Please don't misuse the museum: ‘declines’ may be statistical. Global Change Biology 21( 3):1018-1024. Abstract

Hansen, S. J. K., J. L. Frair, H. B. Underwood, and J. P. Gibbs. 2015. Pairing call-response surveys and distance sampling for a mammalian carnivore. Journal of Wildlife Management 79(4 ):662-671. Abstract

Johnson, F. A., G. S. Boomer, B. K. Williams, J. D. Nichols, and D. J. Case. 2015. Multilevel learning in the adaptive management of waterfowl harvests: 20 years and counting. Wildlife Society Bulletin 39(1):9-19. Abstract

Kirwan, M. L. and G. R. Guntenspergen. 2015. Response of plant productivity to experimental flooding in a stable and a submerging marsh. Ecosystems 18(5):903-913. Abstract

Knox, A., E. Holldorf, R. N. Reed, S. Igisomar, and S. W. Gotte. 2015. Boiga Irregularis (Brown Treesnake): USA: Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Herpetological Review 46(1):61. Abstract

Lazarus, R. S., B. A. Rattner, B. W. Brooks, B. Du, P. C. McGowan, V. S. Blazer, and M. A. Ottinger. 2015. Exposure and food web transfer of pharmaceuticals in ospreys (Pandion haliaetus): Predictive model and empirical data. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 11( 1):118-129. Abstract

Lazarus, R. S., B. A. Rattner, P. C. McGowan, R. C. Hale, S. L. Schultz, N. K. Karouna-Renier, and M. A. Ottinger. 2015. Decadal re-evaluation of contaminant exposure and productivity of ospreys (Pandion haliaetus) nesting in Chesapeake Bay Regions of Concern. Environmental Pollution 205:278-290. Abstract

Lebuhn, G., S. Droege, E. F. Connor, B. Gemmill-Herren, S. G. Potts, R. L. Minckley, R. P. Jean, E. Kula, D. W. Roubik, K. W. Wright, G. Frankie, and F. Parker. 2015. Evidence-based conservation: Reply to Tepedino et al. Conservation Biology 29(1):283-285. Abstract

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 Online Early July 9. Abstract

Matson, J. O., N. Ordónez-Garza, N. Woodman, W. Bulmer, R. P. Eckerlin, and J. D. Hanson. 2014. Small mammals from the Chelemhá Cloud Forest reserve, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Southwestern Naturalist 59(2):258-262. Abstract

McGowan, C. P., D. R. Smith, J. D. Nichols, J. E. Lyons, J. Sweka, K. Kalasz, L. J. Niles, R. Wong, J. Brust, M. Davis, and B. Spear. 2015. Implementation of a framework for multi-species, multi-objective adaptive management in Delaware Bay. Biological Conservation 191:759-769. Abstract

Miller.D.A.W., L. L. Bailey, E. H. C. Grant, B. T. McClintock, L. A. Weir, and T. R. Simons. 2015. Performance of species occurrence estimators when basic assumptions are not met: a test using field data where true occupancy status is known. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6( 5):557-565. Abstract

Mocino-Deloya, E., K. Setser, M. Heacker, and S. Peurach. 2015. Diet of New Mexico ridge-nosed rattlesnake (Crotalus willardi obscurus) in the Sierra San Luis and Sierra Pan Duro, México. Journal of Herpetology 49(1):104-107. Abstract ; BioOne

Mollet, P., M. Kéry, G. Pasinelli, B. Gardner, and J. A. Royle. 2015. Estimating population size for capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus L.) with spatial capture-recapture models based on genotypes from one field sample . PLoS ONE 10(6):e0129020. Abstract

Neckles, H. A. 2015. Loss of eelgrass in Casco Bay, Maine, linked to Green Crab disturbance. Northeastern Naturalist 22(3):478-500. Abstract

New, L., E. Bjerre, B. Millsap, M. C. Otto , and M. C. Runge. 2015. A Collision Risk Model to Predict Avian Fatalities at Wind Facilities: An Example Using Golden Eagles, Aquila chrysaetos. PLoS ONE 10(7): e0130978. Abstract

Nichols, J. D., F. A. Johnson, B. K. Williams, and G. S. Boomer. 2015. On formally integrating science and policy: walking the walk. Journal of Applied Ecology 52(3):539-543. Abstract

O'Connell, A. F. 2015. A hidden view of wildlife conservation: How camera traps aid science, research and management . Wildlife Professional 9(3):56-59.

Palm, E. C., S. H. Newman, D. J. Prosser, X. Xiao, L. Ze, N. Batbayar, S. Balachandran, and J. Y. Takekawa. 2015. Mapping migratory flyways in Asia using dynamic Brownian Bridge Movement Models. Movement Ecology 3(3) Abstract

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. Abstract

Péron, G. and R. Altwegg. 2015. The abundant centre syndrome and species distributions: insights from closely related species pairs in southern Africa. Global Ecology and Biogeography 24(2):215-225. Abstract

Pinkney, A. E., C. T. Driscoll, D. C. Evers, M. J. Hooper, J. Horan, J. W. Jones, R. S. Lazarus, H. G. Marshall, A. Milliken, B. A. Rattner, J. Schmerfeld, and D. W. Sparling. 2015. Interactive effects of climate change with nutrients, mercury, and freshwater acidification on key taxa in the North Atlantic Landscape Conservation Cooperative region. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 11(3):355-369. Abstract

Powell, L. L., J. D. Wolfe, E. I. Johnson, J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, and P. C. Stouffer. 2015. Heterogeneous movement of insectivorous Amazonian birds through primary and secondary forest: A case study using multistate models with radiotelemetry data. Biological Conservation 188:100-108. Abstract

Rashford, B. S., R. M. Adams, J. J. Wu, R. A. Voldseth, G. R. Guntenspergen, B. Werner, and W. C. Johnson. 2015. Impacts of climate change on land-use and wetland productivity in the Prairie Pothole Region of North America. Regional Environmental Change Online Early February 17 Abstract

Rattner, B. A., K. E. Horak, R. S. Lazarus , S. L. Schultz, S. Knowles, B. G. Abbo, and S. F. Volker. 2015. Toxicity reference values for chlorophacinone and their application for assessing anticoagulant rodenticide risk to raptors. Ecotoxicology 24(4):720-734. Abstract

Regehr, E. V., R. R. Wilson, K. D. Rode, and M. C. Runge. 2015. Resilience and risk—A demographic model to inform conservation planning for polar bears. Open File Report 2015-1029. U.S. Geological Survey. vi, 56 pp. Abstract

Reynolds, M. H., K. N. Courtot, K. W. Brinck, C. L. Rehkemper, and J. Hatfield. 2015. Long-term monitoring of endangered Laysan Ducks: Index validation and population estimates 1998-2012. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 6(1):92-101. Abstract

Runge, M. C., C. A. Langtimm, J. Martin, and C. J. Fonnesbeck. 2015. Status and threats analysis for the Florida manatee (Trichechus manatus latirostris), 2012. Open-File Report 201-1083. U.S. Geological Survey. 33 pp. Abstract

Sollmann, R., B. Gardner, R. B. Chandler, J. A. Royle, and T. S. Sillett. 2015. An open-population hierarchical distance sampling model. Ecology 96(2):325-331. Abstract

Spehar, S. N., B. Loken, Y. Rayadin, and J. A. Royle. 2015. Comparing spatial capture–recapture modeling and nest count methods to estimate orangutan densities in the Wehea Forest, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Biological Conservation 191:185-193. Abstract

Srinivasan, U., J. E. Hines, and S. Quader. 2015. Demographic superiority with increased logging in tropical understorey insectivorous birds. Journal of Applied Ecology Online Early July 14. Abstract

Straight, C. A., C. R. Jackson, B. J. Freeman, and M. C. Freeman. 2015. Diel patterns and temporal trends in spawning activities of robust redhorse and river redhorse in Georgia, assessed using passive acoustic monitoring. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 144(3):563-576. Abstract

Takekawa, J. Y., S. R. Heath, S. A. Iverson, N. Gaidet, J. Cappelle, T. Dodman, W. Hagemeijer, W. D. Eldridge, A. A. Petrie, G. S. Yarris, S. Manu, G. H. Olsen, D. J. Prosser, K. A. Spragens, D. C. Douglas, and S. H. Newman. 2015. Movement ecology of five Afrotropical waterfowl species from Malawi, Mali and Nigeria. Ostrich 86(1-2):155-168. Abstract

Tian, H., S. Zhou, L. Dong, T. P. Van Boeckel, Y. Cui, S. H. Newman, J. Y. Takekawa, D. J. Prosser, X. Xiao, Y. Wu, B. Cazelles, S. Huang, R. Yang, B. T. Grenfell, and B. Xu. 2015. Avian influenza H5N1 viral and bird migration networks in Asia. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 112(1):172-177. Abstract

Veran, S., S. J. Simpson, G. A. Sword, E. Deveson, S. Piry, J. E. Hines, and K. Berthier. 2015. Modeling spatiotemporal dynamics of outbreaking species: Influence of environment and migration in a locust. Ecology 96(3 ):737-748. Abstract

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Wells-Berlin, A. M., M. C. Perry, R. A. Kohn, K. T. Paynter ,Jr., and M. A. Ottinger. 2015. Composition, shell strength, and metabolizable energy of Mulinia lateralis and Ischadium recurvum as food for wintering surf scoters (Melanitta perspicillata). PLoS ONE 10(5):e0119839. Abstract

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Woodman, N. 2015. Rafinesque's names for western American mammals, including the earliest scientific name for the coyote (Canis latrans Say, 1822), based on the apocryphal journal of Charles Le Raye. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 128(1):63-79. Abstract

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Zimmerman, G. S., J. R. Sauer, K. Fleming, W. A. Link, and P. R. Garrettson. 2015. Combining waterfowl and breeding bird survey data to estimate wood duck breeding population size in the Atlantic Flyway. Journal of Wildlife Management 79(7):1051-1061. Abstract

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