2021 Publications

 (* Denotes Graduate Student from the Department of Ecology)

Ainley, D., P. Cziko, N. Nur, J. Rotella, J. Eastman, M. Larue, I. Stirling, and P. Abrams. 2021. Further evidence that Antarctic toothfish are important to Weddell seals. Antarctic Science 33:17-29.  https://doi.org/10.1017/S0954102020000437

Albertson, L. K., M. J. MacDonald, B. B. Tumolo*, M. A. Briggs*, Z. Maguire*, S. Quinn, J. A. Sanchez-Ruiz*, J. Veneros* and L. A. Burkle. 2021. Uncovering patterns of freshwater positive interactions using meta-analysis: Identifying the roles of common participants, invasive species, and environmental context. Ecology Letters 24:594-607. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13664

Bakker, V. J., D. F. Doak, and F. J. Ferrara. 2021. Understanding extinction risk and resilience in an extremely small population facing climate and ecosystem change. Ecosphere 12:e03724. https://esajournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ecs2.3724

Benstead, J. P.Cross, W. F.Gulis, V., and Rosemond, A. D.,2021Combined carbon flows through detritus, microbes, and animals in reference and experimentally enriched stream ecosystemsEcology1023):e03279. 10.1002/ecy.3279

Briggs*, M. A., L. K. Albertson, D. R. Lujan, L. M. Tronstad, H. C. Glassic*, C. S. Guy, and T. M. Koel. 2021. Carcass deposition to suppress invasive lake trout causes differential mortality of two common benthic invertebrates in Yellowstone Lake, Wyoming. Fundamental and Applied Limnology 194 (4):285-295. DOI:10.1127/fal/2020/1352

Brusa*, J.L., J.J. Rotella, K.M. Banner, and P.R. Hutchings. 2021. Challenges and opportunities for comparative studies of survival rates: An example with male pinnipeds. Ecology and Evolution 11:7980–7999. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7627

Brusa*, J.L., J.J. Rotella, and R.A. Garrott. 2021. Influence of age and individual identity in the use of breeding colony habitat by male Weddell seals in Erebus Bay, Antarctica. Marine Mammal Science - published online April 4, 2021   https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12812

Burkle, L.A., L.J. Heil*, R.T. Belote. 2021.  Salvage logging management affects species' roles in connecting plant–pollinator interaction networks across post-wildfire landscapes.  Journal of Applied Ecology.  doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13928

Carroll*, K. A., A. J. Hansen, R. M. Inman, R. L. Lawrence, and A. B. Hoegh. 2020. Testing landscape resistance layers and modeling connectivity for wolverines in the western United States. Global Ecology and Conservation 23:e01125.

Coon, J. J., Lyon, N. J., Raynor, E. J., Debinski, D. M., Miller, J. R., Schacht, W. H. (2021) Using Adaptive Management to Restore Grasslands Invaded by Tall Fescue (Schedonorus arundinaceus). . Rangeland Ecology & Management : v. 76 p. 84-94

Crees, L. L., Debinski, D. M. (2021) Natural history observations on Parnassius clodius altaurus and Parnassius smintheus magnus (Papilionidae) in Grand Teton National Park, WY. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society:  v. 75 i. 1 p. 70-74

Cutting*, K.A., J.J. Rotella, J.A. Waxe, A. O'Harra, S.R.Schroff, L. Berkeley, M. Szczypinski, A.R. Litt, and B.F. Sowell. 2021.Resource allocation effects on the timing of reproduction in an avian habitat specialist. Ecosphere 12 (8):e03700.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3700

Deane, C.E., J.J. Rotella, J.M. Warren, R.A. Garrott, and D.N. Koons. 2021. Nasal discs and the vital rates of lesser scaup. Journal of Wildlife Management 85:723-729. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.22025

Goodheart* B, Creel   S,  Becker MS, Vinks* M, Schuette P, Banda* K, Sanguinetti C,  Rosenblatt E, Dart C,  Kusler A,   Young-Overton K,  Stevens X,  Mwanza A,  Simukonda C. 2021. Low apex carnivore density does not release a subordinate competitor when driven by prey depletion. Biological Conservation, online early.  

Hansen, A.J., Noble, B.P., Veneros*, J., East*, A., Goetz, S.J., Supples, C., Watson, J.E.M., Jantz, P.A., Pillay, R., Jetz, W., Ferrier, S., Grantham, H.S., Evans, T.D., Ervin, J., Venter, O. & Virnig, A.L.S. 2021. Towards monitoring ecosystem integrity within the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework. Conservation. Letters; e12822. https://doi.org/10.1111/conl.12822.

Hansen, A. J., A. East*, R. E. Keane, M. Lavin, K. Legg, Z. Holden, C. Toney, and F. Alongi. 2021. Is whitebark pine less sensitive to climate warming when climate tolerances of juveniles are considered? Forest Ecology and Management 493:119221. 

Hinderer*, R. K.,A. R. Litt, and M. McCaffery. 2021.Habitat selection by a threatened desert amphibian. Ecology and Evolution 11: 536-546.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.7074

Kanive*, P.E., J.J. Rotella, T.K. Chapple, S.D. Anderson, T.D. White, B.A. Block, S.J. Jorgensen. 2021. Estimates of regional annual abundance and population growth rates of white sharks off central California. Biological Conservation 257: article 109104.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2021.109104

LaManna, J.A., L.A. Burkle, R.T. Belote, J.A. Myers. 2021. Biotic and abiotic drivers of plant-pollinator community assembly across wildfire gradients.  Journal ofEcology doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13530

LaRue, M., L. Salas, N. Nur, D. Ainley, S. Stammerjohn, J. Pennycook, M. Dozier,  J. Saints, K Stamatiou, L. Barrington, J. Rotella.  2021.  Insights from the first global population estimate of Weddell seals in Antarctica. Science Advances  7: eabh3674.   https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/sciadv.abh3674

Lyon, N.J., D.S. Stein, D.M. Debinski, J.R. Miller, and. W.H. Schacht.  2021.  Responses of flowering plant and butterfly communities to experimental herbicide and seeding treatments for native grassland restoration.  Ecological Restoration. 39 (3):168-181. https://doi:10.3368/er.39.3.168

MacDonald, M. J., L. K. Albertson, and G. C. Poole. 2021. Ecosystem engineering in the streambed: Net-spinning caddisflies influence hydraulic properties. Ecohydrology 14 (2):e2266. DOI:10.1002/eco.2266

McGuire, T.L., Shelden, K.E.W., Himes Boor, G.K., Stephens, A.D., McClung, J.R., Garner, C., Goertz, C.E.C., Burek-Huntington, K.A., O'Corry-Crowe, G. & Wright, B. (2021) Patterns of mortality in endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales: Insights from pairing a long-term photo-identification study with stranding records. Marine Mammal Science,37, 492-511. https://doi.org/10.1111/mms.12766

McGuire, T.L., Stephens, A.D., McClung, J.R., Garner, C., Burek-Huntington, K.A., Goertz, C.E.C., Shelden, K.E.W., O’Corry-Crowe, G., Himes Boor, G.K. & Wright, B. (2021) Anthropogenic scarring in long-term photo-identification records of Cook Inlet beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas. Marine Fisheries Review,82, 20-40. https://repository.library.noaa.gov/view/noaa/29520

Mitchell*, A. B., A. R. Litt, and F. Smith. 2021. Using locally-adapted seeds to restore native plants and arthropods after plant invasion and drought. Rangeland Ecology and Management 77:30-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.03.003

Odland, M, Goodwin, M, Smithers, BV, Hurteau, M, North, MP. 2021. Plant community response to thinning and repeated fire in a Sierra Nevada mixed-conifer forest understory. Forest Ecology and Management.  DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119361

Paterson*, J. T., K.M. Proffitt, J.J. Rotella, D.E. McWhirter, and R.A. Garrott.2021. Drivers of variation in the population dynamics of bighorn sheep. Ecosphere 12 (7):e03679. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3679

Proffitt, K.M., A.B. Courtemanch, S.R. Dewey, B. Lowrey, D.E. McWhirter, K.L. Monteith, J.T. Paterson*, J.J. Rotella, P.J. White, and R.A. Garrott. 2021.Regional variability in pregnancy and survival rates of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. Ecosphere 12:e03410. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3410

Qubain*, C. A., Y. Yano, and J. Hu. 2021. Nitrogen acquisition strategies of mature Douglas-fir: a case study in the northern Rocky Mountains. Ecosphere 12(1):e03338. 10.1002/ecs2.3338

Raynor, E.J., D.A. McGranahan, J.R. Miller, D.M. Debinski, W.H. Schacht and D.E. Engle. 2021. Moderate grazer density stabilizes forage availability more than patch burning in low-stature grassland. Land 10, 395. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms22083894

Reisig, D., K. Mullan, K., Hansen, A., Powell, S., Theobald, D., Ulrich, R.  2021. Natural amenities and low-density residential development: Magnitude and scale of influences. Land Use Policy 102 105285.

Rosenblatt E, DeBow J, Blouin J, Donovan T, Murdoch J, Creel S, Rogers* W, Gider K, Fortin N, Alexander C, 2021. Juvenile moose (Alces alces) stress and nutrition dynamics relate to landscape characteristis, climate-mediated factors, and survival. Conservation Physiology, 9:1 coab048, https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/coab048

Scasta, J.D., R.L. McCulley, D.M. Engle, and D.M. Debinski.  2021. Patch burning tall fescue invaded grasslands alters alkaloids and tiller defoliation with cattle toxicosis implications. Rangeland Ecology & Management. 75: 130-140. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2020.12.009

Scholl*, E.A.,W.F.Cross, C.V.Baxter, and C.S.Guy. 2021. Uncovering process domains in large rivers:  Patterns and potential drivers of benthic substrate heterogeneity in two North American riverscapes.  Geomorphology 375 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2020.107524

Slominski, A.H. and L.A. Burkle. 2021.  Asynchrony between solitary bee emergence and flower availability reduces flowervisitation rate and may affect offspring size.Basic and Applied Ecologydoi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2021.08.003

Smithers, BV, Alongi, F, North, MP. 2021. Live fast, die young: Climate shifts may favor Great Basin bristlecone pine or limber pine in sub-alpine forest establishment. Forest Ecology and Management.  DOI:10.1016/j.foreco.2021.119339

Stewart*, K.P., T.E. McMahon, T.M. Koel, and R. Humston. 2021. Use of otolith microchemistry to identify subbasin natal origin and use by invasive Lake Trout in Yellowstone Lake. Hydrobiologia 848:2473-2481.

Vinks*, MA, S Creel, P Schuette, MBecker, E Rosenblatt, C Sanguinetti, K Banda*, B Goodheart*, K Young, X Stevens, C Chifunte, N Midlane, C Chifunte. 2021. Response of lion demography and dynamics to the loss of preferred larger prey. Ecological Applications, early view https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2298

Vinks* MA, S Creel, E Rosenblatt, MS Becker, P Schuette, B Goodheart*, C Sanguinetti, K Banda*, C Chifunte, C Simukonda. 2021. Leopard Panthera pardus density and survival in an ecosystem with depressed abundance of prey and dominant competitors. Oryx, in press.

2020 Publications

 (* Denotes Graduate Student from the Department of Ecology)

Arroyo-Correa, B., L.A. Burkle, C. Emer. 2020. Alien plant and flower visitor species disrupt the seasonal dynamics of mutualistic networks. Journal of Ecology, 108:1475-1486. doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.13332

Bakker, V. J., T. S. Sillett, W. M. Boyce, D. F. Doak, T. W. Vickers, W. K. Reisen, B. S. Cohen, M. T. Hallworth, and S. A. Morrison. 2020. Translocation with targeted vaccination is the most effective strategy to protect an island endemic bird threatened by West Nile virus. Diversity and Distributions  26:1104-1115. https://tinyurl.com/Bakker-et-al-2020-ISSJ

Bennett, J.M., J. A. Steets, J. H. Burns, L. A. Burkle,J. C. Vamosi,M. Wolowski, G. Arceo-Gómez, M. Burd, W. Durka, A. G. Ellis, L. Freitas, J. Li, J. G. Rodger, J. Xia, T. M. Knight, and T-L. Ashman. 2020. Land use and pollinator dependency drives global patterns of pollen limitation in the Anthropocene. Nature Communications 11:3999. doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17751-y

Bolas, E. C., R. Sollmann, K. R. Crooks, L. Shaskey, C. L. Boser, V. J. Bakker, A. Dillon, and D. H. Van Vuren. 2020. Assessing methods for detecting island spotted skunks. Wildlife Society Bulletin. https://tinyurl.com/Bolas-et-al-2020

Brusa*, J.L., J.J. Rotella, R.A. Garrott, J.T. Paterson*, and W.A. Link. 2020. Variation of annual apparent survival and detection rates with age, year and individual identity in male Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) from long‐term mark‐recapture data. Population Ecology  62:134–150.  https://doi.org/10.1002/1438-390X.12036

Burkle, L.A., C.M. Delphia, K.M. O’Neill. 2020. Redundancy in wildflower strip species helps support spatiotemporal variation in wild bee communities on diversified farms. Basic and Applied Ecology 44:1-13. doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2020.02.005

Burkle, L.A., W. Glenny*, J.B. Runyon. 2020. Intraspecific and interspecific variation in floral volatiles over time. Plant Ecology 221:529-544. doi.org/10.1007/s11258-020-01032-1

Capozzelli, J.F., J.R. Miller, D.M. Debinski, and W.H. Schacht.  2020. Restoring the fire-grazing interaction promotes tree-grass coexistence by controlling woody encroachment.  Ecosphere  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2993

CaraDonna, P.J., L.A. Burkle, B. Schwarz, J. Resasco, T.M. Knight, G. Benadi, N. Blüthgen, C.F. Dormann, Q. Fang, J. Fründ, B. Gauzens, C.N. Kaiser-Bunbury, R. Winfree and D.P. Vázquez.  2020.   Seeing through the static: the temporal dimension of plant-animal mutualistic networks.  Ecology Letters 24:149-161. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13623

Cross, WF,  KA Henderson*, JR Junker*, EA Scholl*. 2020. Secondary Production.  Oxford University Press.

Davis*, M.N., T. E. McMahon, K. Cutting, and M. Jaeger. 2020. Environmental and climatic factors affecting winter hypoxia in a freshwater lake: evidence for a hypoxia refuge and for re-oxygenation prior to spring ice loss. Hydrobiologia 847:3983-3997.

Delphia, C.M., K.M.O’Neill, L.A. Burkle, 2020.  Wildflower Seed Sales as Incentive for Adopting Flower Strips for Native Bee Conservation: A Cost-Benefit Analysis, Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 112, Issue 6, December 2019, Pages 2534–2544, https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz191

Dröge, E.*S Creel, M Becker, A Loveridge, L Sousa , D Macdonald. 2020,  Assessing the performance of index calibration survey methods to monitor populations of wide-ranging low-density carnivores.  Ecology and Evolution  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6065

Faurot-Daniels*, C, W. Glenny*, K.F. Daughenbaugh, A.J. McMenamin, L.A. Burkle, M.L. Flenniken. 2020. Longitudinal monitoring of honey bee colonies reveals dynamic nature of virus abundance and indicates negative impact of Lake Sinai virus 2 on colony health. PloS One 15: e0237544. doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0237544

Garzella, C. and D. Debinski. 2020. Using Biodiversity Data to Assess Species-Habitat Relationships in Glacier National Park, Montana ver 8. Environmental Data Initiative. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/222532f38cb2e996244a60be7d048261 (data publication)

Gehring, C, Sevanto, S., Patterson,, A., Ulrich, D.E.M., and Kuske, C.R..  2020.  Ectomycorrhizal and Dark Septate Fungal Associations of Pinyon Pine Are Differentially Affected by Experimental Drought and Warming.  Frontiers in Plant Science.  11: 582574.  doi: 10.3389/fpls.2020.582574

Glassic, H. C.* and Jereme W. Gaeta. 2020. The Influence of Multiyear Drought and Associated Reduction in Tributary Connectivity on an Adfluvial Fish Species. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. https://doi.org/10.1111/eff.12535

Glassic, H. C.*, Guy, C., Rotella, J., Nagel, C., Schmetterling, D., Dalbey, S. 2020. Fort Peck Paddlefish Population Survival and Abundance in the Missouri River. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 26:559-567. https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14067

Glucs, Z. E., D. R. Smith, C. Tubbs, V. J. Bakker, R. Wolstenholme, K. Dudus, J. Burnett, M. Clark, M. Clark, and M. E. Finkelstein. 2020. Foraging behavior, contaminant exposure risk, and the stress response in wild California condors (Gymnogyps californianus). Environmental Research:109905. https://tinyurl.com/Glucs-et-al-2020

Grantham, H.S., and 45 coauthors including A. Hansen. 2020. Anthropogenic modification of forests means only 40% of remaining forests have high ecosystem integrity. Nature Communications, 11:5978.

Grossiord, C., Ulrich, D.E.M., and Vilagrosa, A.  2020  Controls of the hydraulic safety--effiency trade-off.  Tree Physiology 40 (5) 574-476.  https://doi.org/10.1093/treephys/tpaa013

Hansen, A., Barnett, K., Jantz, P. et al. 2019. Global humid tropics forest structural condition and forest structural integrity maps. Scientific Data 6, 232 doi:10.1038/s41597-019-0214-3

Hansen, A. J., P. Burns, J. Ervin, S. J. Goetz, M. Hansen, O. Venter, J. E. M. Watson, P. A. Jantz, A. L. S. Virnig, K. Barnett, R. Pillay, S. Atkinson, C. Supples, S. Rodríguez-Buritica, and D. Armenteras. 2020. A policy-driven framework for conserving the best of Earth’s remaining moist tropical forests. Nature Ecology & Evolution 4:1377-1384.

Heim, K.C.*, T.E. McMahon, B. Ertel, and T. Koel. 2020. Leveraging public harvest to reduce invasive hybridization in Yellowstone National Park: Field identification and harvest of cutthroat x rainbow trout hybrids. Biological Invasions, vol. 22pages2685–2698

Heim, K.C.*, T.E. McMahon, S. Kalinowski, B. Ertel, and T. Koel. 2020. Abiotic conditions are unlikely to mediate invasive rainbow trout hybridization with Yellowstone cutthroat trout in a high elevation metapopulation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, in press.

Heinle, KB, Larson, DL, Lockwood, AM, Baker, EA, Scribner, KT. 2020.Rainbow Darter (Etheostoma caeruleum , Storer, 1845) predation on early ontogenetic stages of Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens , Rafinesque, 1817). J Appl Ichthyol. 2020.36: 151 158. https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.14026

Himes Boor, G.K. & Ford, R.G. (2020) Using a mark-recapture model to estimate beaching probability of seabirds killed in nearshore waters during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 191, 813.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7919-9

Hoegh, A. and Roberts, D.W.  2020. Evaluating and presenting uncertainty in model-based constrained ordination.  Ecology and Evolution (10(1): 59-69.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5752

Koel, T., Arnold, J., Bigelow, P., Brenden, T., Davis, J. D. , Detjens, C.*, Doepke, P., Ertel, Hayley Glassic*, et al. 2020. Yellowstone Lake Ecosystem Restoration: A Case Study for Invasive Fish Management. Fishes. Accepted.

Koel, T. M., N. A. Thomas, C. S. Guy, P. D. Doephke, D. J. MacDonald, A. S. Poole, W. M. Sealey, and A. V. Zale. 2020. Organic pellet decomposition induces mortality of lake trout embryos in Yellowstone Lake.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 149:57-70.   https://doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10208

Jacobson, E. K.Boyd, C.McGuire, T. L.Shelden, K. E. W.Himes Boor, G. K., and Punt, A. E. 2020Assessing cetacean populations using integrated population models: an example with Cook Inlet beluga whalesEcological Applications 30: e02114. https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2114

Johnson, O.W., Tibbitts, T.L.,  Weber, M.F., Bybee, D.R., Goodwill, R.H., Bruner, A.E., Smith, E.J., Buss, E.L., Waddell, T.Q.A., Brooks, D.C., Smith, C.D., Meye, J-Y. 2020. Tracking the migration of Pacific Golden-Plovers from nonbreeding grounds at Moorea, French Polynesia, using Pinpoint GPS-Argos tags. Wader Study.  10.18194/ws.00172

Junker*, J.R., Cross, W.F., Benstead, J.P., Huryn, A.D., Hood, J.M., Nelson, D., Gíslason, G.M. and Ólafsson, J.S.. 2020. Resource supply governs the apparent temperature dependence of animal production in stream ecosystems. Ecol. Lett., 23: 1809-1819. https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.13608

Junker*, J.R., Cross, W.F., Benstead, J.P. et al.  2020. Flow is more Important than Temperature in Driving Patterns of Organic Matter Storage and Stoichiometry in Stream Ecosystems. Ecosystems.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10021-020-00585-6

Laufenberg, D.*; Thoma, D.; Hansen, A.; Hu, J.  2020.  Biophysical Gradients and Performance of Whitebark Pine Plantings in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Forests,11, 119.  https://doi.org/10.3390/f11010119

Lonsdale, W. R., Cross, W. F., Dalby, C. E., Meloy, S. E., Schwend, A. C., 2020. Evaluating Irrigation Efficiency: Toward a Sustainable Water Future for Montana, Montana University System Water Center, Montana State University, 42p., doi.org/10.15788/mwc202011


Lowrey, B.*
, D. E. McWhirter, K. M. Proffitt, K. L. Monteith, A. B. Courtemanch, P. J. White, J. T. Paterson*, S. R. Dewey, 
R. A. Garrott. 2020. Individual variation creates behaviorally and spatially diverse migratory portfolios in native populations of a migratory ungulate. Ecological Applications  https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2106

Lowrey, B.*, J. DeVoe, K.M. Proffitt, and R.A. Garrott. 2020. Hiding without cover? Defining elk security in a beetle-killed forest. Journal of Wildlife Management  84:138-149.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21781

Lula, E. S.*, B. Lowrey*, K. M. Proffitt, A. R. Litt, J. A. Cunningham, C. J. Butler, and R. A. Garrott. 2020. Is habitat constraining bighorn sheep restoration? A case study. Journal of Wildlife Management 84:588–600.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21823

MacDonald, K.R.*, Rotella, J.J., Garrott, R.A., and Link, W.A.  2020. Sources of variation in maternal allocation in a long-lived mammal. Journal of Animal Ecology 89:1927-1940.  https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13243

Maguire, Z.*, B. B. Tumolo*, and L. K. Albertson. 2020. Retreat but no surrender: Caddisfly silk has enduring effects on stream channel hydraulics. Hydrobiologia 847(6): 1539-1551.   https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-020-04210-4

McGarvey, L. M., L. J. Halvorson, J. E. Ilgen, C. S. Guy, J. G. McLellan, and M. A. H. Webb.  2020.  Gametogenesis and assessment of non-lethal tools to assign sex and reproductive condition in burbot Lota lota.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 149:225-240.  https://doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10226

McGuire, T.L., Himes Boor, G.K., McClung, J.R., Stephens, A.D., Garner, C., Shelden, K.E.W. & Wright, B. (2020) Distribution and habitat use by endangered Cook Inlet beluga whales: Patterns observed during a photo-identification study, 2005–2017. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems,30, 2402-2427. https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3378

McGuire, T.L., Stephens, A.D., McClung, J.R., Garner, C.D., Shelden, K.E.W., Himes Boor, G.K. & Wright, B. (2020) Reproductive natural history of endangered Cook Inlet Beluga whales: insights from a long-term photo-identification study. Polar Biology,43, 1851-1871. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00300-020-02750-y

Nelson, D.Benstead, J. P.Huryn, A. D.Cross, W. F.Hood, J. M.Johnson, P. W.Junker*, J. R.Gíslason, G. M., and Ólafsson, J. S.2020Thermal niche diversity and trophic redundancy drive neutral effects of warming on energy flux through a stream food webEcology 101(4):e02952. 10.1002/ecy.2952

Nelson, DBenstead, JPHuryn, AD, ...Cross, WF,...Junker*, J.R....et al. 2020. Contrasting responses of black fly species (Diptera: Simuliidae) to experimental whole-stream warmingFreshwater Biology651793-1805.  https://doi.org/10.1111/fwb.13583

Pires, M. M., O'Donnell, J. L., Burkle, L. A., Díaz‐Castelazo, C., Hembry, D. H., Yeakel, J. D., Newman, E. A., Medeiros, L. P., de Aguiar, M. A. M., and Guimarães, P. R. 2020. The indirect paths to cascading effects of extinctions in mutualistic networks. Ecology 101( 7):e03080. 10.1002/ecy.3080

Proffitt, K.M., R. Garrott, J.A. Gude, M. Hebblewhite, B. Jiminez, J.T. Paterson*, and J. Rotella. 2020. Integrated carnivore‐ungulate management: a case study in west‐central Montana. Wildlife Monographs 206:1-28. https://doi.org/10.1002/wmon.1056

Reinert, J. H., L. K. Albertson, and J. R. Junker. 2020. Influence of biomimicry structures on ecosystem function in a Rocky Mountain incised stream. Ecosphere 14, 2: e2266.  https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.2266

Roberts, D.W.   2020. Comparison of distance-based and model-based ordinations.  Ecology 101(1):10.1002/ecy.2908  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2908

Scholl*, EA,  WF Cross, JR Junker*, MJ MacDonald*, JASanchez-Ruiz*, BB Tumolo*, MR Whiles, 2020. Are human remediation efforts responsible for increases in insect abundance?  Science 

Schwarz, B., D.P. Vázquez, P.J. CaraDonna, T.M. Knight, G. Benadi, C.F. Dormann, B. Gauzens, E. Motivans, J. Resasco, N. Blüthgen, L.A. Burkle, Q.Fang, C.N. Kaiser-Bunbury, R. Alarcón, J.A. Bain, N.P. Chacoff, S-Q Huang, G. LeBuhn, M. MacLeod, T. Petanidou, C. Rasmussen, M.P. Simananok*, A.H. Thompson, J. Fründ.  The temporal scale-dependence of plant-pollinator networks. 2020.  Oikos 129:1289-1302.  doi.org/10.1111/oik.07303

Shea, B.,  J Mourier, C Benson, C DaSilva, D Donovan,  J Romiero, M Bond, S Creel, A Gallagher. 2020. Effects of exposure to large sharks on the abundance and behavior of mobile prey fishes along a temperate coastal gradient. PLoS ONE 15 (3)  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0230308

Simanonok, M.P., Burkle, L.A.  (2020) High-severity wildfire limits available floral pollen quality and bumble bee nutrition compared to mixed-severity burns. Oecologia 192, 489–499. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04577-9

Smithers, BV, North, MP. 2020. Mechanisms of species range shift: germination and early survival of Great Basin bristlecone pine and limber pine. Plant and Soil. DOI: 10.1007/s11104-020-04732-9.

Stein, D., D.M. Debinski, J. Pleasants, John, A. Toth.  2020. Evaluating Native Bee Communities and Nutrition in Managed Grasslands.  Environmental Entomology.   https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa009

Syslo, J. M., T. O. Brenden, C. S. Guy, T. M. Koel, P. E. Bigelow, P. D. Doepke, J. L. Arnold, and B. E. Ertel.  2020.  Could ecological release buffer suppression efforts for non-native lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 77:1010-1025.  https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2019-0306

Tumolo, B.B.*, Calle, L.*, Anderson, H.E.*, Briggs, M.A.*, Carlson, S., MacDonald, M.J.*, Reinert, J.H.*, Albertson, L.K.  2020.  Toward spatio-temporal deliniation of positive interactions in ecology. Ecology and Evolution.   https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6616

Yarnall, M.J.*, Litt, A.R., Lehman, C.P., Rotella, J.J.  2020. Precipitation and Reproduction are Negatively Associated with Female Turkey Survival.  The Journal of Wildlife Management 84, 6:1153-1163.  https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21884

Ulrich, D.E.M., Sevanto, S., Peterson, S., Ryan, M., and Dunbar, J.  2020.  Effects of soil microbes on functional traits of loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) seedling families from contrasting climates.  Frontiers in Plant Science 10, 1643.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2019.01643

Vinks, M.*,  S Creel, P Schuette, W Matandiko*, E Rosenblatt*, C Sanguinetti, K Banda*B Goodheart*, M Becker, C Chifunte, C Simukonda. 2020. Testing the effects of anthropogenic pressures on a diverse African ungulate community.  Ecosphere,11(3):e03067.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3067

Walters, D.M., Cross, W.F., Kennedy, T.A., Baxter, C.V., Hall Jr., R.O., Rosi, E.J.   2020. Food web controls on mercury fluxes and fate in the Colorado River, Grand Canyon. Science Advances, Vol. 6, no. 20, eaaz4880
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaz4880

Williams, B.A., O. Venter. J.R. Allen, S.C. Atkinson, J.A. Rehbein, M.S. Wared, M. DiMarco, H.S. Grantham, J. Erin, S. Goetz, A.J. Hansen, P. Jantz, R. Rillay, S. Rodríguez-Buriticá, C. Supples, A.L.S. Virnig, J.E.M. Watson. 2020. Change in terrestrial human footprint drives continued loss of intact ecosystems. One Earth. One Earth 3, 371–382.

Williams, J. R.,C. S. Guy, T. M. Koel, P. Bigelow.  2020.  Targeting aggregations of telemetered lake trout to increase gillnetting suppression efficacy.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 40:225-231.    https://doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10401

Wright, W.J., Irvine, K.M., Almberg, E.S., Litt, A.R.  2020. Modelling misclassification in multi-species acoustic data when estimating occupancy and relative activity.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution,  11:71-81.  https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13315

 

2019 Publications

 (* Denotes Graduate Student from the Department of Ecology)

Adhikari, S., Burkle, L., O'Neill, K., Weaver, D., Menalled, F.   2019. Dryland organic farming increases floral resources and bee colony success in highly simplified agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and the Environment : v. 270 p. 9-18.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.10.010

Adhikari, S., Burkle, L., O'Neill, K., Weaver, D., Delphia, C., Menalled, F.   2019. Dryland organic farming partially offsets negative effects of highly-simplified agricultural landscapes on forbs, bees, and bee-flower networks. Environmental Entomology: v. 48 p. 826-835.  https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvz056

Adhikari, A. andA.J. Hansen.  2019.  Climate and water balance change among public, private, and tribal lands within Greater Wild land Ecosystems across North Central USA. Climatic Change. 152 (3-4): 551-567.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-018-2351-7

Adhikari, A., A.J. Hansen and I. Rangwala.  2019. Ecological water stress under projected climate change across hydroclimate gradients in the North-Central United States.  Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 58 (9): 2103 - 2114.  https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-18-0149.1

Adhikari, A., K.P., Mainali, I. Rangwala, A.J. Hansen. 2019. Various measures of potential evapotranspiration have species-specific impact on species distribution models. Ecological Modeling 14:108836.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2019.108836

Albertson, L. K., L. S. Sklar, S. D. Cooper, and B. J. Cardinale. 2019. Aquatic macroinvertebrates stabilize gravel bed sediment: A test using silk net-spinning caddisflies in semi-natural river channels. PLOS ONE 14(1):e0209087. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0209087

Alongi, F., A.J. Hansen, D. Laufenberg*, R.E. Keane, K. Legg, M. Lavin.  2019. An economical approach to genetically distinguish limber from whitebark pine needles. Forests 2019, 10, 1060; doi:10.3390/f10121060.  https://doi.org/10.3390/f10121060

Anderson, H. E.*L. K. Albertson, and D. M. Walters. 2019. Thermal variability drives synchronicity of an aquatic insect resource pulse. Ecosphere 10(8):e02852. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2852

Anderson, H. E.*, Albertson, L. K., Walters, D.   2019.  Water temperature drives variability in salmonfly abundance, emergence timing, and body size. River Research and Applications: v. 35 i. 7 p. 1013-1022.  https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3464  

Banner, K.M., Irvine, K.M., Rodhouse, T.J., Donner, D., Litt, A.R.  2019.  Statistical power of dynamic occupancy models to identify temporal change: Informing the North American Bat Monitoring Program.  Ecological Indicators 105:166-176.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.05.047

Brusa, J.L.*, Rotella, J.J., Garrott, R.A., Paterson, J.T., and Link, W.A.  2019. Variation of annual apparent survival and detection rates with age, year and individual identity in male Weddell seals (Leptonychotes weddellii) from long‐term mark‐recapture data. Population Ecology 62:134–150.   https://doi.org/10.1002/1438-390X.12036

Burkhardt, A., Briar, S.S., Martin, J.M., Carr, P.M., Lachowiec, J., Zabinski,C., Roberts, D.W., Miller, P., and Sherman, J.  2019.  Perennial crop legacy effects on nematode community structure in semi-arid wheat systems.  Applied Soil Ecology 136: 93-100.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2018.12.020

Burkle, L., Runyon, J.  2019.  Floral volatiles structure plant-pollinator interactions in a diverse community across the growing season. Functional Ecology  33:11  https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13424

Burkle, L., Simanonok, M*., Durney, S*., Myers, J., Belote, T.   2019.  Wildfires influence abundance, diversity, and intraspecific and interspecific variation of native bees and flowering plants across burned and unburned landscapes. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7:252   https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2019.00252

Burns, J., Bennett, J., Li, J., Xia, J., Arceo-Gomez, G., Burd, M., Burkle, L., Durka, W., Ellis, A., ... Steets, J.  2019. Plant traits moderate pollen limitation of introduced and native plants: a phylogenetic meta-analysis of global scale. New Phytologist: v. 223 p. 2063-2075.  https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.15935

Creel⁠, S., M Becker, E Dröge⁠, J M'soka⁠, W Matandiko⁠, E Rosenblatt⁠⁠, T Mweetwa⁠, H Mwape, M Vinks, B Goodheart⁠, J Merkle⁠, T Mukula⁠, D Smit, C Sanguinetti⁠, C Dart, D Christianson⁠, P Schuette. 2019. What explains variation in the strength of behavioral responses to predation risk? A standardized test with large carnivore and ungulate guilds in three ecosystems.  Biological Conservation 232: 164-172.   https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.02.012

Creel, S., G Spong, M Becker, C Simukonda, A Norman, B Schiffthaler, C Chifunte. 2019. Carnivores, competiton and genetic connectivity in the Anhtropocene.  Nature Scientific Reports 9, 16339  doi:10.1038/s41598-019-52904-0

Davis, M.N.*, T.E. McMahon, M.A.H. Webb, J.E. Ilgen, A.T. Hitch, M.E. Jaeger, and K.A. Cutting. 2019. Winter survival, habitat use, and hypoxia tolerance of Montana Arctic Grayling in a winterkill-prone lake. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 148:843-856.   https://doi.org/10.1002/tafs.10176

Debinski, D.M. 2019.  Insects as a Vital Sign in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.Yellowstone Science.  Yellowstone Science 27(1):58-60.  https://www.nps.gov/articles/insects-as-a-vital-sign-in-the-gye.htm

De Aguiar, M., Newman, E., Pires, M., Yeakel, J., Hembry, D., Burkle, L., Gravel, D., Guimaraes, P., O'Donnell, J., ... Fortin, M.   2019. Revealing biases in the sampling of ecological interaction networks. PeerJ 7:e7566  https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7566

Delphia, C., O'Neill, K., Burkle, L.  2019.  Wildflower seed sales as incentive for adopting flower strips for native bee conservation: a cost-benefit analysis.  Journal of Economic Entomology 112:6, 2534-2544.  https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz191

Droge E*, Christianson D, Watson F,  M'Soka J*, Becker M & Creel S. 2019. Response of wildebeest (Connochates taurinus) movements to spatial variation in long term risks from a complete predator guild. Biological Conservation 233: 139-151.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2019.02.031

Glassic, H. C.* and J. W. Gaeta. 2019. Multiyear Drought-Driven Littoral Habitat Loss and the Response of an Endemic Fish Species in a Deep, Desert Lake. Freshwater Biology. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/fwb.13231

Glassic, H.C.*, Kurt C. Heim*, Christopher S. Guy. 2019. Creating Figures in R that Meet the AFS Style Guide: Standardization and Supporting Script.Fisheries. https://afspubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1002/fsh.10272

Hansen, A.J. 2019. Challenges to Arid Public Lands through the Lens of the Grand Canyon, BioScience, 69:3, 228-229. https://doi.org/10.1093/biosci/biy148

Hansen, A., Barnett, K., Jantz, P. et al. 2019. Global humid tropics forest structural condition and forest structural integrity maps. Scientific Data 6, 232. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0214-3

Hansen, M.J., C. S. Guy, P. Budy, and T. E. McMahon. 2019. Trout as Native and Non-native Species: A Management Paradox. Chapter 19, IN: Trouts and Chars of the World. American Fisheries Society. PDF

Holmquist, L. M., C. S. Guy, A. Tews, D. J. Trimpe, and M. A. H. Webb.  2019.  Reproductive ecology and movement of pallid sturgeon in the upper Missouri River, Montana.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology 35:1069-1083.  https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.13962

Kalinowski, S.  2019.  A graphical method for displaying the model fit of item response theory trace lines. Educational and Psychological Measurement: v. 79 i. 6 p. 1064-1074.  https://doi.org/10.1177/0013164419846234

Kalinowski, S., Willoughby, S.   2019. Development and validation of a scientific (formal) reasoning test for college students. Journal of Research in Science Teaching: v. 56 i. 9 p. 1269-1284.  https://doi.org/10.1002/tea.21555

Kanive, P.E.*, Rotella, J.J., Jorgensen, S.J., Chapple, T.K., Hines, J.E., Anderson, S.D., and Block, B.A. 2019. Size-specific apparent survival rate estimates of white sharks using mark-recapture models. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 76: 2027-2034.  https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2018-0142

Heim, K.C.*, T.E. McMahon, L. Calle, M.S. Wipfli, and J.A. Falke. 2019. A general model of temporary aquatic habitat use: water phenology asa life history filter. Fish and Fisheries 20:802-816.    https://doi.org/10.1111/faf.12386

Holmquist, L. M., C. S. Guy, M. A. H. Webb, and A. Tews.  2019.  First maturity and spawning periodicity of hatchery-origin pallid sturgeon in the upper Missouri River above Fort Peck Reservoir, Montana.  Journal of Applied Ichthyology 35:138-148.  https://doi.org/10.1111/jai.13751

Litt, A.R., Ray, A.M.  2019.  Surrogate Species:  Piecing Together the Whole Picture.  Yellowstone Science  27(1)40-43.  https://www.nps.gov/articles/surrogate-species-piecing-together-the-whole-picture.htm

Lowrey, B.*, K. Proffitt, D. McWhirter, P.J. White, A. Courtemanch, S. Dewey, H. Miyasaki, K. Monteith, J. Mao, J. Grigg, C. Butler, E. Lula*, and R. Garrott. 2019. Characterizing population and individual migration patterns among native and restored bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis).  Ecology and Evolution, 9(15): 8829-8839.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5435

Lyon, N.J., D.M. Debinski and Imtiaz Rangwala.  2019. Evaluating the Utility of Species Distribution Models in Informing Climate Change-Resilient Grassland Restoration Strategy. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. Vol 7 Article 33.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2019.00033

Mayfield, M.P.*, T.E. McMahon, J. J. Rotella, R.E. Gresswell, T. Selch, P. Saffel, J. Lindstrom, and B. Liermann. 2019.  Application of multistate modeling to estimate salmonid survival and movement in relation to spatial and temporal variation in metal exposure in a mining-impacted river. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 76: 2057-2068.  https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2018-0280

Milliman, T., B. Seyednasrollah, A.M.  Young, K. Hufkens, M.A. Friedl, S. Frolking, A.D. Richardson, M. Abraha, D.W. Allen, M. Apple, M.A. Arain, J. Baker, J.M. Baker, C.J. Bernacchi …D.M. Debinski … et al.  2019.  PhenoCam Dataset v2.0: Digital Camera Imagery from the PhenoCam Network, 2000-2018.  https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1689

Mosher, B.A., Saab, V.A., Lerch, M.D., Ellis, M.M., and Rotella, J.J.  2019. Forest birds exhibit variable changes in occurrence during a mountain pine beetle epidemic. Ecosphere 10(12): e02935.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2935

Paterson, J.T.*, K. Proffitt, B. Jimenez, J. Rotella, and R. Garrott. 2019. Simulation-based validation of spatial capture-recapture models: a case study using mountain lions. PLOS ONE 14(4):e0215458.   https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215458

Paterson, J.T.*, Proffitt, K., Rotella J,, Garrott, R.   2019. An improved understanding of ungulate population dynamics using count data: Insights from western Montana. PLOS ONE 14(12): e0226492. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226492

Patrick, C.J., D.J. McGarvey, J.H. Larson, W.F. Cross, D.C. Allen, A.C. Benke, T. Brey, A.D. Huryn, J. Jones, C.A. Murphy, C. Ruffing, P. Saffarinia, M.R. Whiles, J.B. Wallace, and G. Woodward. 2019. Precipitation and temperature drive continental-scale patterns in stream invertebrate production. Science Advances 5: eaav2348.    https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/4/eaav2348

Rosenblatt, E.*,  S Creel, P Schuette , M Becker, D Christianson, E Dröge*, J M’soka*. 2019.  Do protection gradients explain patterns in herbivore densities? An example with ungulates in Zambia’s Luangwa Valley. PLoS ONE 14(10): e0224438  https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0224438

Seyednasrollah, B., A.M. Young, K. Hufkens, T. Milliman, M.A. Friedl, S. Frolking…D.M. Debinski … et al.  2019.  PhenoCam Dataset v2.0: Vegetation Phenology from Digital Camera Imagery, 2000-2018.  https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1674

Simanonok, M., Burkle, L.  2019. Nesting success of wood-cavity-nesting bees declines with increasing time since wildfire. Ecology and Evolution   9:22, 12436-12445.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5657

Slominski, A. H.*Burkle, L.  2019. Solitary Bee Life History Traits and Sex Mediate Responses to Manipulated Seasonal Temperatures and Season Length. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7:314.  https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2019.00314

Smithers, BV, Oldfather, MF. 2019. GLORIA Great Basin: Monitoring Long-Term Alpine Plant Community Response to Global Change Mountain Views 13:1.

Smithers, B.V., Oldfather, M.F., Koontz, M.J., Bishop, J. Bishop, C., Nachlinger, J., and Sheth, S.N.  2019.  Community turnover by composition and climatic affinity across scales in an alpine system.  American Journal of Botany, 107:2.   https://doi.org/10.1002/ajb2.1376

Thomas, N. A., C. S. Guy, T. M. Koel, and A. V. Zale.  2019.  In-situ evaluation of benthic suffocation methods for suppression of invasive lake trout embryos in Yellowstone Lake.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management  39:104-111.    https://doi.org/10.1002/nafm.10259

Tiegs S.D., and >100 authors, including W.F. Cross. 2019. Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones. Science Advances 5 (1), eaav0486 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aav0486.  https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/1/eaav0486

Tumolo, B. B.*, Albertson, L. K., Cross, W., Daniels, M. D., Sklar, L. S.  2019. Occupied and abandoned structures from ecosystem engineering differentially facilitate stream community colonization. Ecosphere, 10:5, e02734.  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2734

Yano, Y., Qubain, C., Holyman, Z., Jencso, K., Hu, J. 2019.  Snowpack influences spatial and temporal soil nitrogen dynamics in a western US montane forested watershed. ECOSPHERE. 10:7  https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2794

Yarnall, M.J.*, Litt, A.R., Lehman, C.P.   2019.  Timing of vegetation sampling does not influence associations between visual obstructions and turkey nest survival in a montane forest.  Ecology and Evolution, 9:11791-11798.   https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.5681

Williams, K.J., Cassidy, A.A., Verhille, C.E., Lamarre, S.G., MacCormack, T.J.   2019.  Diel cycling hypoxia tolerance in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss): evidence of physiological and metabolic plasticity. Journal of Experimental Biology 222:jeb206045.  10.1242/jeb.206045