• Hansen, A.J., W.B. Monahan, D.M. Theobald, T. Olliff. 2016. Climate Change in Wildlands: Pioneering Approaches to Science and Management. Island Press

Papers in Review

  • East, A., A. Hansen, P. Jantz, B. Currey, D. Roberts, D. Armenteras. In Review. Validation and error minimization of GEDI relative height metrics in the Amazon. Science of Remote Sensing.
  • Hansen, A. J., A. East, Z. Ashford, C. Crittenden, O. Jakabosky, D. Quinby, L. Gigliotti, F. T. van Manen, M. A. Haroldson, A. Middleton, N. Robinson, D. M. Theobald. In Review.  Integrating Ecological Value and Charismatic Species Habitats to Prioritize Habitats for Conservation: A Case Study from Greater Yellowstone. Natural Areas Journal.
  • Pillay, R., J. Watson, A. Hansen, and 10 others.  In Review. Global rarity of high-integrity tropical rainforests for threatened and declining vertebrates.  Science.

Peer-reviewed Publications


  • Hansen, A.J., and F. di Castri, editors.  1992.  Landscape Boundaries:  Consequences for Biotic Diversity and Ecological Flows.  Springer-Verlag Ecological Studies Series, New York. 432 pages. 
  • di Castri, F., A.J. Hansen, M. Debussche, editors.  1990.  Biological Invasions in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin.  Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.


  • Hansen, A. J. 2011. Contribution of source-sink theory to protected area science. Pgs 339-360 in J. Liu, V., Hull, A. Morzillo, and J. Wiens, eds. Sources, Sinks, and Sustainability across Landscapes. Cambridge University Press.
  • Hansen, A.J.  2010.  Thinking big about Greater Yellowstone.  Pgs 1-16 in Knowing Yellowstone: Science in America’s First National Park. 2010 Jerry Johnson, Editor. Taylor Trade Publishing, Boulder, CO.
  • Powell, S.L., A.J. Hansen, and W.B. Cohen.  2008.  Mapping the extent and distribution of conifer cover increase in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.  In Landscape Ecology Research Trends.  Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, New York.  PDF
  • Hansen, A.J., and R.S. DeFries.  2005.  Land use intensification around nature reserves in mountains: Implications for biodiversity.  Pgs. 551-562 in U. M. Huber, H.K.M. Bugmann, and M.A. Reasoner, eds., Global Change and Mountain Regions: An Overview of Current Knowledge. Kluwer Academic Publishers, New York.
  • Hansen, A.J., R. DeFries, W. Turner. In Press. Land Use Change and Biodiversity: A Synthesis of Rates and Consequences during the Period of Satellite Imagery. Pgs xx-xx in G. Gutman and C. Justice, eds., Land Change Science: Observing, Monitoring, and Understanding Trajectories of Change on the Earth's Surface. Kluwer Academic Publishers, New York, NY.
  • Hansen, A.J., and J.J. Rotella. 2002. Rural Development and Biodiversity: A Case Study from Greater Yellowstone. Pgs 123-140 in: Levitt, J., ed. Conservaton in the Internet Age. Island Press. New York, NY. 
  • Hansen, A.J. and J.J. Rotella. 2001. Nature Reserves and Land Use: Implications of the "Place" Principle. Pages 57-75 in Dale, V. and R. Haeuber, eds. Applying Ecological Principles to Land Management. Springer Verlag, New York, NY.     PDF
  • Joyce, L., J. Aber, S. McNulty, V. Dale, A. Hansen, L. Irland, R. Neilson, and K. Skog. 2001. Potential consequences of climate variability and change for the forests of the United States. Pgs 489-522 in National Assessment Synthesis Team. Climate Change Impacts on the United States: The Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. 
  • Hansen, A.J. and J.J. Rotella. 2000. Bird responses to forest fragmentation. Pgs 202-221 in R.L. Knight, F.W. Smith, S.W. Buskirk, W.H. Romme, and W.L. Baker, (eds.) Forest Fragmentation in the Southern Rocky Mountains. University of Colorado Press, Boulder, CO.     PDF
  • Hansen, A.J. and J.J. Rotella. 1999. Abiotic factors. Pages 161-209. In: M.L Hunter, Jr. (ed.). Maintaining biodiversity in forest ecosystems. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K. PDF
  • Hansen, A.J., A. Gallant, J.J. Rotella, D. Brown. 1999. Natural and human drivers of biodiversity in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Pgs. 61-70 in Land use history of North America: Providing a context for understanding environmental change. T. Sisk, (ed.) Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, Washington, D.C. 

Technical Reports

  • Hansen A.J. et al. 2018. Final Report. Vegetation climate adaptation planning in support of the Custer Gallatin National Forest plan revision. Montana State University, Bozeman, MT. Unpublished report. .pdf
  • Hansen AJ, Goetz S Gross J. 2016.  Final Report: Sustaining Wildland Ecosystems through Monitoring and Communication to Stakeholders: A workshop project funded by NASA Headquarters, Science Mission Directorate, Cross Division.   Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.  Unpublished report.