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Cane, JH, HEM. Dobson and B. Boyer. 2017. Timing and size of the daily pollen meal eaten by adult females of a solitary bee (Nomia melanderi) (Apiformes: Halictidae). Apiodologie. 48(1):17-30. 

Cassidy, KA, LD Mech, DR MacNulty, DR Stahler, DW Smith. Sexually dimorphic aggression indicates male gray wolves specialize in pack defense from conspecific groups. Behavioral Processes. In press.

Charles, G.K., L.M. Porensky, C. Riginos, K.E. Veblen, and T. P. Young. 2017. Herbivore effects on herbaceous productivity vary by guild: cattle increase mean productivity while wildlife reduce variability. Ecological Applications 27: 143-155.

Deanna D. Strohm, Phaedra Budy & Todd A. Crowl. 2017. Matching Watershed and Otolith Chemistry to Establish Natal Origin of an Endangered Desert Lake Sucker. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 146:4, 732-743.

Meiners, M. Joan, Griswold, L. Terry, Harris, J. David, and Ernest, Morgan K. S. 2017. Bees without Flowers: Before Peak Bloom, Diverse Native Bees Find Insect-Produced Honeydew SugarsThe American Naturalist. Volume 190, Number 2. 
 
Null, SE, NR Mouzon, LR Elmore. 2017. Dissolved Oxygen, Stream Temperature, and Fish Habitat Response to Environmental Water Purchases. Journal of Environmental Management 197:559-570. DOI: 10.1016/j.jenvman.2017.04.016.


Rogers, P.C. 2017. Guide to Quaking Aspen Ecology and Management. USDI, Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake City, Utah. BLM-UT-G1017-001-8000. 98 p.

Rogers, PC; Gale, JA. 2017. Restoration of the iconic Pando aspen clone: emerging evidence of recovery. Ecosphere 8(1);e01661. 

Tallian, A, A Ordiz, MC Metz, C Milleret, C Wikenros, DW Smith, DR Stahler, J Kindberg, DR MacNulty, P Wabakken, JE Swenson, H Sand. Competition between apex predators? Brown bears decrease wolf kill rate on two continents. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. In press.

 

Alminagorta, O.; D.E. Rosenburg; K.M. Kettenring. 2016. Systems modeling to improve the hydroecological performance of diked welands. Water Resources Research. 52:7070-7085.

Averill C, Waring BG, and Hawkes CV. 2016. Historical precipitation predictably alters the shape and magnitude of microbial functional response to soil moisture. Global Change Biology. 22:1957-1964.

Baggio, J.A., Calderon-Contreras, R. (2017). Socioecosistemas y Resiliencia. Fundamentos para un Marco Analitico. In Calderon-Contreras, R. (Ed), Los Sistemas Socioecologicos y su Resiliencia: Casos de Estudio (Chapter II), Mexico City, Mexico: UAM Press, in press.

Baggio, J.A.; Barnett A,; Perez-Ibarra I.; Brady U.; Ratajczyk E.; Rollins N.; Rubinos C.; Shin H.C.; Yu D.J.; Aggarwal R.; Anderies J.M.; Janssen M.A.; (2016) Explaining Success and Failure in the Commons: The Configural Nature of Ostrom's Institutional Design Principles. International Journal of the Commons. 10(2),417-439. 

Baggio, J.A., Burnsilver, S., Arenas, A., Magdanz, J., Kofinas, G., DeDomenico, M. (2016). Multiplex social ecological network analysis reveals how social changes affect community robustness more than resource depletion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(48),13708-1371.

Baggio, J.A. and Hillis, V. (2016). Success bias imitation increases the probability of successfully dealing with ecological disturbances. Proceedings of the 2016 Winter Simulation Conference. pp 1702-1712. 

Barnett A., Baggio J.A., Perez-Ibarra I., Brady U., Ratajczyk E., Rollins N.,  Rubiños C., Shin H.C., Yu D.J., Aggarwal R., Anderies J.M., Janssen M.A. (2016). An iterative approach to Large-N case studies: insights from qualitative analysis of quantitative inconsistencies. International Journal of the Commons10(2), 467-494.

Beach, T, Null, SE, CA Gray. 2016. An affordable method of thermal infrared remote sensing of wadeable rivers using a weather balloon. Journal of Undergraduate Research VII: 26-31.

Belmont, P., Stevens, J.R., Czuba, J.A. Kumarasamy, K. and Kelly, S.A. 2016. Comment on "Climate and agricultural land use change impacts on stream flow in the upper midwestern United States," by Satish C. Gupta et al. Water Resources Research, 52(9), pp. 7523-7528.

Bissonette, A. J.. (2016). Avoiding the Scale Sampling Problem: A Consilient Solution. The Journal of Wildlife Management10.1002/jwmg21187. 

Borgo, J. S., and M. R. Conover.  2016.  Influence of shelterbelts on success and density of waterfowl nests within the Prairie Pothole Region of North AmericaWaterbirds 39:74-79.

Borgo, J. S. and M. R. Conover.  2016.  Visual and olfactory concealment of duck nests: influence on nest site selection and success.  Human-Wildlife Interactions 10: 110-121.

Braithwaite, H., T. Bateman, K.E. Veblen, E. Thacker, and J.J. Villalba2016.Identification of diet supplements for management of elk distributions. The Wildlife Society Bulletin
 40:368-374.

Brough, April M.; Conner, Mary M.; DeRose, R. Justin; Long, James N.: Summer-fall home-range fidelity of female elk in northwestern Colorado: Implications for aspen management. Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 389, 1 April 2017, Pages 220–227.

Cane JH. 2016. Adult pollen diet essential for egg maturation by a solitary Osmia bee. J. Insect Physiol. 95:105-109.

Cane, JH. and B. Love. 2016. Floral guilds of bees at sagebrush steppe wildflowers: evaluating bee community benefits among available species to seed after fire. Natural Areas J.36(4):317-326.

Cane, JH and VJ Tepedino. 2016. Gauging the effect of honey bee pollen collection on native bee communities. Conserv. Letters. First View

Cañedo-Argüelles, M., C.P. Hawkins, B. J. Kefford, J. R. Olson, R. B. Schäfer, B. Dyack, S. Brucet, D. Buchwalter, J. Dunlop, O. Frör, J. Lazorchak, E. Coring, H. R. Fernandez, W. Goodfellow, A. L. González Achem, S. Hatfield-Dodds, B. Karimov, P. Mensah, C. Piscart, N. Prat, S. Ponsá, C-J. Schulz, and A. J. Timpano. 2016. Saving freshwater from salts: Ion-specific standards are needed to protect biodiversity. Science. 351:914-916.

Conover, M. R., and A. J. Roberts. 2017.  Predators, predator control, and sage-grouse: a review.  Journal of Wildlife Management 81:7-15. Invited paper.

Conover, M. R., and A. J. Roberts.  2016.  Declining populations of greater sage-grouse: where and why. Human-Wildlife Interactions 10: 217-229. 

Costello, M.J., K.H. Beard, R.T. Corlett, G. Cumming, R. Loyola, B. Mea, A.J. Miller-Rushing, R. Pakeman, R.B. Primack. 2016. Field work ethics in biological research: Viewpoint of Biological Conservation editorsBiological Conservation. 203:268-271.

Czuba, JA, Foufoula-Georgiou, E., Gran, KB, Belmont, P.and Wilcock, PR. 2016. Modeling bed-material sediment transport on a river network. River Flow. pp.1311-1313. 

Dhungel, S., D. G. Tarboton, J. Jin, and C. P. Hawkins. 2016. Potential effects of climate change on ecologically-relevant aspects of streamflow regimes. River Research and Applications.DOI: 10.1002/rra.3029.

Dinkins, J. B., M. R. Conover, C. P. Kirol. J. L. Beck, and S. N. Frey.  2016.  Effects of common raven and coyote removal and temporal variation in climate on greater sage-grouse nesting success.  Biological Conservation 202:50–58.

Dinkins J.B., K. T. Smith, J. L. Beck, C. P. Kirol, A. C. Pratt, and M. R. Conover. 2016. Microhabitat conditions in Wyoming’s Sage-grouse Core Areas: effects on nest site selection and success. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0150798.

Denlinger DS, Li AY, Durham SL, Lawyer PG, Anderson JL, and Bernhardt SA (2016) Comparison of in vivo and in vitro methods for blood feeding of Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) in the laboratory. Journal of Medical Entomology 53(5): 1112-1116.

Elmore, L, SE Null, N Mouzon. 2016. Effects of environmental water transfers on stream temperatures. River Research and Applications. DOI: 10.1002/rra.2994.

Ferreira, R.B.*, K.H. Beard, and M. Crump. 2016. Breeding guilds determine frog response to edge effects in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest. PLoS ONE. 10(12):e0142893.

Ferreira, R.B.*, R. Lourenço-de-Moraes, R. L. Teixeira, and K.H. Beard. 2016. Frogs associations with bromeliads in an abandoned cacao plantation in northeastern Brazil. Northwestern Journal of Zoology 12(2)e162501.

Follstad Shah, J. J., J. S. Kominoski, M. Ardón, W. K. Dodds, M. O. Gessner, N. A. Griffiths, C.P. Hawkins, S.L. Johnson, A. Lecerf, C. J. LeRoy, D. W. P Manning, A. D. Rosemond, R. L. Sinsabaugh, C. M. Swan, J. R. Webster, L. H. Zeglin. 2016. Global synthesis of the temperature sensitivity of leaf litter breakdown in streams and rivers. Global Change Biology (in press).

Fosu, B., S.-Y. Wang, and J.-H. Yoon. 2016. The 2014/15 snowpack drought in Washington State and its climate forcing. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, S19-S24. 

Foufoula-Georgiou, E., Belmont, P., Wilcock, P., Gran, K., Finlay, J.C., Kumar, P., Czuba, JA, Schwenk, J. and Takbiri, Z. 2016. Comment on "Climate and agricultural land use change impacts on streamflow in the upper midwestern United States," by Satish C. Gupta et al.  Water Resources Research52(9), pp. 7523-7528. 

Freeman, J., Coyle, T., Baggio, J.A. (2016). The Functional Intelligence Proposition. Journal of Personality and Individual Differences 99, 46-55.

Hale, RL, A Armstrong, MA Baker, S Bedingfield, D Betts, C Buahin, M Buchert, T Crowl, RR Dupont, J Ehleringer, J Endter-Wada, C Flint, J Grant, S Hinners, JS Horsburgh, D Jackson-Smith, AS Jones, C Licon, SE Null, A Odame, DE Pataki, D Rosenberg, M Runburg, P Stoker, C Strong. 2015. iSAW: Integrating structure, actors, and water to study socio-hydro-ecological systems. Earth's Future. DOI: 10.1002/2014EF000295.

Hawkins, C. P. and L. L. Yuan. 2016. Multi-taxon distribution models reveal severe alteration in the regional biodiversity of freshwater invertebrates. Freshwater Science. 35:1365-1376.

Holthuijzen, M.F. and K.E. Veblen. 2016. Grazing effects on precipitation-driven associations between sagebrush and perennial grasses. Western North American Naturalist. 76: 313-325

Hunt, L. M., Fenichel, E. P., Fulton, D. C., Mendelsohn, R., Smith, J. W., Tunney, T. D., Lynch, A. J., Paukert, C. P., & Whitney, J. E. (2016). Identifying alternate pathways for climate change to impact inland recreational fishers. Fisheries, 41(7), 362-372.

Janssen, M.A. & Baggio, J.A. Using Agent-Based Models to Compare Behavioral Theories on Experimental Data: Application for Irrigation Games. Journal of Environmental Psychology.

Jones, R., C. P. Hawkins, M. S. Fennessy, and J. J. Vander Laan. 2016. Modeling wetland plant metrics to improve the performance of vegetation-based indices of biological integrity. Ecological Indicators. 71:533-543.

Jones, G. J., Edwards, M. B., Bocarro, J. N., Bunds, K. S., & Smith, J. W. (2016). An integrative review of sport-based youth development literature. Sport in Society, 20(1), 161-179.

Kettenring, K.M. 2016. Viability, dormancy, germination, and intraspecific variation of Bolboschoenus maritimus seedsAquatic Botany. 134:26-30. 

Kettenring, K.M.; K.E. Mock, B. Zaman, and M. McKee. 2016. Life on the edge: Reproductive mode and rate of invasive Phragmites australis patch expansion. Biological Invasions. 18: 2475-2495.

Kulmatiski, A., K.H. Beard, J. GrezerL. Forero, and J. Heavilin. 2016. Using plant-soil feedbacks to predict plant biomass in diverse communitiesGlobal Change Biology. 97(8):2064-2073.10.1890/15-2037.1.

Leung, Y. –F., Smith, J. W., Seekamp, E., Conlon, K., Mayer, J., Guo, T., Walden-Schreiner, C., Adams, B., & Keane, R. (2016). The effects of 2D and 3D imagery and an educational message on perceptions of trail impacts. Natural Areas Journal, 36(1), 88-92.

Lin, Y.-H., L. Hipps, S.-Y. Wang, and J.-H. Yoon. 2016. Empirical and modeling analysis of the circulation influences on California precipitation deficits. Atmospheric Sciences Letters. In Press. 


Livingston G, Waring BG, Pacheco LF, Gilbert L, Buchori D, Jiang Y, Jha S. 2016. Perspectives on the global disparity in ecological scienceBioScience. 66(2):147-155.

Long, A. L., K. M. Kettenring, C. P. Hawkins, C. M. U. Neale. 2016. Distribution and drivers of a widespread, invasive wetland grass, Phragmites australis, in wetlands of the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA. Wetlands DOI 10.1007/s13157-016-0838-4.

Lopez-Uribe, MM, JH Cane, RL Minckley, and Bryan N Danforth. 2016. Crop domestication facilitated rapid geographic expansion of a specialist pollinator, the squash bee. Proc. Royal Linnean Soc. First View.

Love, B and JH Cane. 2016. Direct effects of wildfire on a bee community: Natural history and fire characteristics deterine persistence. Ecological Entomology. 41(3):317-326. 

Mahoney, Peter J., and Young, Julie K. 2016. Uncovering behavioural states from animal activity and site fidelity patterns. Methods in Ecology and Evolutiondoi:10.1111/2041-210X.12658.

Mageski, M.M., R.B. Ferreira*, K.H. Beard, L.C. Costa, P.R. Jesus, C.C. Medeiros, and P.D. Ferreira. 2016. Bromeliad selection of Phyllodytes luteolus (Anura, Hylidae): the influence of plant structure and water quality factors. Journal of Herpetology. 50(1):108-112. DOI: 10.1670/14-166.

Mazor, R. D., A. C. Rehn, P. R. Ode, M. Engeln, K. C. Schiff, E. D. Stein, D. Gillett, D. Herbst, and C.P. Hawkins. 2016. Bioassessment in complex environments: Designing an index for consistent meaning in different settings. Freshwater Science. 35:249-271.

Nichols, S. J., L. A. Barmuta, B. C. Chessman, P. E. Davies, F. J. Dyer, E. T. Harrison, C. P. Hawkins, I. Jones, B. J. Kefford, S. Linke, R. Marchant, L. Metzeling, K. Moon, R. Ogden, M. Peat, T. B. Reynoldson, R. M. Thompson. 2016. The need for nationally coordinated aquatic bioassessment of rivers and streams. Marine and Freshwater Research.doi.org/10.1071/MF15329.

Null, SE, L Prudencio. 2016. Climate change effects on water allocations with season dependent water rights. Science of the Total Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.07.081.


Null, SE. 2016.
Water supply reliability tradeoffs between removing reservoir storage and improving water conveyance in California. Journal of American Water Resources Association 52(2): 350-366. DOI: 10.1111/1752-1688.12391.


Ode, P. R., A. C. Rehn, R. D. Mazor, K. C. Schiff, E. D. Stein, J. T. May, L. R. Brown, D. B. Herbst, D. Gillett, K. Lunde, and C. P. Hawkins. 2016. Evaluating the adequacy of a reference site pool for the ecological assessment of streams in environmentally complex regions. Freshwater Science. 35:237-248

Ogata EM, Wurtsbaugh WW, Smith TN, and Durham SL (2016) Bioassay analysis of nutrient and Artemia franciscana effects of trophic interactions in the Great Salt Lake, USA. Hydrobiologia ():1-16.


Olson, J. R., and C. P. Hawkins. 2016. Effects of total dissolved solids on growth and mortality predict distributions of stream macroinvertebrates (accepted). Freshwater Biologydoi:10.1111/fwb.12901.

Ouyang, Y; Norton, JM; Stark, JM; Reeve JR: Habteselassie MY. (2016). Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria are more responsive than archaea to nitrogen source in an agricutural soil. Soil Biol Biochem. 96: 4-15. 

Peebles, L. W., and M. R. Conover.  2016.  Effectiveness of the toxicant DRC-1339 in reducing populations of common ravens in Wyoming.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 40: 281-287.

Poessel, Sharon A, Gese, M. Eric, Young KJ. 2016. Environmental factors influencing the occurrence of coyotes and conflicts in urban areas. Landscape and Urban Planning. 157: 259-269.

Ratajczyk E., Brady U., Baggio J.A., #Barnett A., Perez-Ibarra I., Rollins N., Rubiños C., Shin H.C., Yu D.J., Aggarwal R., Anderies J.M., Janssen M.A. (2016). Challenges and Opportunities in Coding the Commons: Problems, Procedures, and Potential Solutions in Large-N Comparative Case Studies. International Journal of the Commons10(2), 440-466.

Rheinheimer, DE, Null, SE, CA JH Viers. 2016. Climate-adaptive water year typing for instream flow requirements in California's Sierra Nevada. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000693.

Roberts, A. J. and M. R. Conover.  2016.  Nutrient recycling in the Great Salt Lake. Western North American Naturalist. 76: 281-286.

Roberts, A. J., M. R. Conover, and J. L. Vest.  2016.  Environmental influences on wintering duck abundance and distribution at Great Salt Lake, Utah.  Western North American Naturalist. 76: 18-26.

Rogers, Paul C.  Saving Pando:  Humans are taking measured steps to rejuvenate an ailing giant.  Natural History.  Volume 124(2):32.

Rogers, P.C.; St Clair, SB. 2016. Quaking aspen in Utah: integrating recent science with management practice. Rangelands. 38(5):266-272.

Ruprecht, JS, KR Hersey, K Hafen, KL Monteith, NJ DeCesare, MJ Kauffman, DR MacNulty. Reproduction in moose at their southern range limit. Journal of Mammalogy doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyw099.

Sayles, J., Baggio, J.A. (2017). Social-Ecological network analysis of scale-mismatches in estuary watershed restoration. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in press.

Sayles, J., Baggio J.A. (2017). Who collaborates and why: Assessment and diagnostic of governance network integration for salmon restoration in Whidbey Basin, Puget Sound, WA. Journal of Environmental Management. 186, 64-78

Schilling E, Waring BG, Powers JS. 2016. Forest composition modifies effects of litter chemistry on decomposition in regenerating tropical dry forests. Oecologia. 182: 287-297.

Schell, J. Christopher; Young, K. Julie; Lonsdorf, V. Elizabeth; Mateo, M. Jill; Santymire, M. Rachel. 2016. Olfactory attractants and parity affect prenatal androgens and territoriality of coyote breeding pairs. Physiology & Behavior164:43-54.

Schmidt, R. H., and A. Olsen.  2016.  Protocol review: The details are what matterLab Animal. 45:96-97.

Schoon, M.L., York, A., Sullivan, A., Baggio, J.A.  The Emergence of an environmental governance network: the case of the Arizona Borderlands. Regional Environmental Change.

Schroeder, M., S.-Y. Wang, and R.R. Gillies, and H.-H. Hsu, 2016. Extracting the tropospheric short-wave influences on subseasonal prediction of precipitation in the United States using CFSv2. Climate Dynamics. DOI: 10.1007/s00382-016-3314-1. 

Sinsabaugh RL, Turner BL, Talbot JM, Waring BG, Powers JS, Kuske CR, Moorhead DL, Follstad Shah J. Stoichiometry of microbial carbon use efficiency in soils. 2016. Ecological Monographs. 86: 172-189.

Skinner HM, Durso AM, Neuman-Lee LA, Durham SL, Mueller SD, and French SS (2016) Effects of Diet Restriction and Diet Complexity on Life History Strategies in Side-blotched Lizards (Uta stansburiana). Journal of Experimental Zoology 325A:626-637.


Smith, J. W., Bitsura-Meszaros, K., & Keane, R. (2016). Differences between conservatives and liberals in information seeking behavior and perceived risks associated with climate-driven changes to local forest conditions. Weather, Climate, and Society, 8(1), 43-55.

Smith, J. W., Bitsura-Meszaros, K., Seekamp, E., McCreary, A., & Burroughs, K. (2016). Political ideologies and the objective measurement of climate-related risks to coastal resources. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 20(5), 409-422.

Smith, J. W., Seekamp, E., McCreary, A., Davenport, M. A., Kanazawa, M., Holmberg, K., Wilson, B., & Nieber, J. (2016). Shifting demand for winter outdoor recreation along the North Shore of Lake Superior under variable rates of climate change: A finite-mixture modeling approach. Ecological Economics, 123, 1-13.

Smith, H. M., Smith, J. W., Silka, L., Lindenfeld, L., & Gilbert, C. (2016). Media and policy in a complex adaptive system: Insights from wind energy legislation in the United States. Energy Research & Social Science, 19, 53-60.

Sun,Y., M. Bekker, J.R. DeRose, R. Kjelgren, and S.-Y. Wang. 2016. Statistical treatment for the wet bias in tree-ring chronologies-a case study from the interior West, USa. Environmental and Ecological Statistics. DOI 10.1007/s10651-016-0363-x.

Tepedino VJ, Arneson LC, and Durham SL (2016) Pollen removal and deposition by pollen- and nectar-collecting specialist and generalist bee visitors to Iliamna bakeri (Malvaceae). Journal of Pollination Ecology 19(8): 50-56.

Tingley, Reid; Mahoney, Peter J.; Durso, Andrew M.; Tallian, Aimee G.; Morán-Ordóñez, Alejandra; Beard, Karen H.: Threatened and invasive reptiles are not two sides of the same coin.  Global Ecology and Biogeography, Volume 25, Issue 9, 1050-1060, 2016. 

Tonini, J.F.R., K.H. Beard, R.B. Ferreira*, and R.A. Pyron. 2016. Fully-sampled phylogenies for squamates reveal evolutionary patterns in extinction riskBiological Conservation.204:23-31. Invited Special Issue on Reptile Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2016.03.039.

Tredennick, A. T.M. B. HootenC. L. AldridgeC. G. HomerA. R. Kleinhesselink, and P. B. Adler2016Forecasting climate change impacts on plant populations over large spatial extents. Ecosphere 7(10): e01525. 

Wallis, A.C.*, R. L. Smith*, and K.H. Beard. 2016. Temporal foraging patterns of non-native Coqui frogs (Eleutherodactylus coqui) in Hawaii. Journal of Herpetology.50(4):582-588.

Wang, S.-Y., L. Zhao, and R. R. Gillies. 2016. Synoptic and quantative attribution of the extreme precipitation leading to the August 2016 Louisiana flood. Geophysical research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/2016GL071460. 

Wang, S.-Y., Y.-H. Lin, R. R. Gillies, and K. Hakala. 2016. Indicators for protracted groundwater depletion after drought over the Central Valley of California. Journal of Hydrometeorology. DOI: 10.1175/JHM-D-15-0105.1.

Waring BG, Adams R, Branco S, and Powers JS. 2016. Scale-dependent variation in nitrogen cycling and soil fungal communities along gradients of forest composition and age in regenerating tropical dry forests. New Phytologist. 209(2): 845-854.

Waring BG, Powers JS. 2017. Overlooking what is underground: root:shoot ratios and coarse root allometric equations for tropical forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 385:10-15.

Waring BG, Powers JS. 2016. Unravelling the mechanisms underlying pulse dynamics of soil respiration in tropical dry forests. Environmental Research Letters. 11(10):105005.

Waring BG, Rosenthal LR, Gei MG, Powers JS. 2016. Plant-mycorrhizal interactions along a gradient of soil fertility in tropical dry forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 32: 314-323.

White, J, SE Null, DG Tarboton. 2015. How do changes to the railroad causeway in Utah’s Great Salt Lake affect water and salt flow? PLoS ONE 10(12): e0144111. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144111.

Wu, L., Baggio J.A., Janssen M.A. (2016). The role of diverse strategies in the sustainability of online communities. PLoS ONE. 11(3), e0149151

Wurtsbaugh, WA, N Heredia, BG Laub, C Meredith, H Mohn, SE Null, D Pluth, BB Roper, WC Sanders, D Stevens, RH Walker, K Wheeler. 2015. Approaches for studying fish production: Do river and lake researchers have different perspectives? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72: 149-160. DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2014-0210.

Young, K. Julie. 2016. Modifying M-44s to Reduce Risk of Activation by Swift Fox. Wildlife Society Bulletin404(4)-800-805; DOE:10.1002/web.719.

Young, H.S., R. Dirzo, K.M. Helgen, D.J. McCauley, C. Nunn, P. Snyder, K.E. Veblen, S. Zhao, and V.O. Ezenwa. 2016Large wildlife removal drives immune defence increases in rodents. Functional Ecology 30: 799-807.

Van Zanten, B. T., van Berkel, D. B., Meentemeyer, R. K., 
Smith, J. W., Tieskens, K. F., & Verburg, P. H. (2016). Continental scale quantification of landscape values using social media data. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(46), 12974-12979.

Veblen, K.E., L.M. Porensky, C. Riginos, and T.P. Young. 2016. Are cattle surrogate wildlife? Savanna plant community composition explained by total herbivory more than herbivore type. Ecological Applications 26: 1610-1623.

Budy, Phaedra, Conner, Mary M., Salant, Nira L., Macfarlane, William W.: An occupancy-based quantification of the highly imperiled status of desert fishes of the southwestern United States.Conservation Biology , Volume 29, No. 4, 1142-1142, 2015.

Buechley, Evan, Sekercioglu, Duguma, Gelaye, Ndung'u, James Kuria, Abdu, Bruktawit, Beyene, Tifases: Importance of Ethiopian shade coffee farms for forest bird conservation. Research Gate.

Bouska, K., G. Whitledge and C.L. Lant, 2015. Development and evaluation of species distribution models for fourteen native Midwestern fish species. Hydrobiologia. 747: 159-176. 

Burivalova, Zuzana, Lee, Tien Ming, Giam, Xingli, Sekercioglu, Cagan H, Wilcove, David S, Koh, Lian Pin: Avian responses to selective logging shaped by species traits and logging practices. Semanic Scholar.

Cane, JH. 2015. Landscaping pebbles attract nesting by the native ground-nesting bee Halictus rubicundus (Hymenoptera:Halictidae). Apidologie. 46(6): 728-734. 

Chynoweth, Mark W, Coban, Emrah, Sekercioglu, Cagan H: Conservation of a new breeding population of Caucasian lynx (Lynx lynx dinniki) in eastern Turkey. Research Gate.

Chynoweth, Mark W, Altin, Cagatay, Coban, Emrah, Sekercioglu, Cagan H: Human-wildlife conflict in eastern Turkey: gaining perspective from community survey. Research Gate.

Crump, Martha L.  2015:  Anuran reproductive modes: evolving perspectives. Journal of Herpetology.

DeRose, J. R., M. Bekker, S.-Y. Wang, R. Kjelgren, E. B. Allen, T. Bardsley, and B. M. Buckley, 2015: A millennium-length reconstruction of Bear River stream flow, Utah. Journal of Hydrology.

DeRose, J. R., K.E. Mock and J.N. Long. 2015. Cytotype differences in radial increment provides novel insight into aspen reproduction ecology and stand dynamics. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 45(1):1-8, 10.1139/cjfr-2014-0382

Douhovnikoff V, and Hazelton ELG. (2014) Clonal growth: Invasion or stability? A comparative study of clonal architecture and diversity in native and introduced lineages of Phragmites australis (PoaceaeAmerican Journal of Botany 101(9).

Ellis MW, PG Wolf, S Bardot, &JA Walton, CA Rowe, S Kulpa, and KA Mock. 2015. Further Examination of the Geographic Range of Eriogonum corymbosum var. nilesii (Polygonaceae). Phytotaxa 203: 279–286. 

Garbarino, M., R. Marzano, J.D. Shaw and J.N. Long. 2015. Environmental drivers of detrial dynamics in woodlands and forests. Ecosphere 6(3):1-24. Article 30.
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Gaeta, Jereme W., Hrabik, Thomas R., Sass, Greg G., Roth, Brian M., Gilbert, Stephen J., Vander Zanden, Jake: A whole-lake experiment to control invasive rainbow smelt (Actinoperygii, Osmeridae) via overharvest and a food web manipulation. Hydrobiologia.

Hale, Rebecca, Armstrong, Andrea, Baker, Michelle, Bedingield, Sean, Betts, Davis, Buahin, Caleb, Buchert, Martin, Crowl, Todd, Dupont, Ryan, Ehleringer, James, Endter-Wada, Joanna, Flint, Courtney, Grant, Jacqualine, HInners, Sarah, Horsburgh, Jefferey, Jackson_smith, Douglas, Jones, Amber, Licon, Carols, Null, Sarah, Odame, Augustina, Pataki, Diane, Rosenberg, David, Runburg, Madlyn, Stoker, Phillip and Strong, Courtney: iSAW: Integerating structure, actors, and water to study Socio-Hydro-Ecological system. Earth’s Future.

Hansen, Gretchen J.A., Carpenter, Stephen R., Gaeta, Jereme W., Hennessy, Joseph M., Vander Zanden, Jake: Predicting walleye recruitment as a tool for prioritizing management actions. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Hansen, Gretchen J.A., Gaeta, Jereme W., Hansen, Jonathan F., Carpenter, Stephen R., Learning to Manage and Managing to Learn: Sustaining Freshwater Recreational Fisheries in a Changing Environment. National Agricultural Library.

Hansen,J.F.,Sass,G.G.,Gaeta,J.W.,Hansen,G.J.A.,Isermann,D.A.,Lyons,J.,andVanderZanden, M.J. 2015. Largemouth Bass Management in Wisconsin: Intraspecific and Interspecific Implications of Abundance Increases. Pages 193-206 in M. D. Tringali, J. M. Long, T. W. Birdsong, and M. S. Allen, editors. Black Bass Diversity: Multidisciplinary Science for Conservation. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, MD.

Hansen, M.E., M.C. Amacher, H. Van Miegroet, J.N. Long and M.G. Ryan. 2015. Carbon dynamics in central U.S. Rockies lodgepole pine type following mountain pine beetle outbreaks. Forest Science 61(4):665-679; doi.org/10.5849/forsci.14-094
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Kapheim, Karen M., Nonacs, Peter, Smith, Adam R., Wayne, Robert K., Wcislo, William T.: Kinship, parental manipulation and evolutionary origins of eusociality. The Royal Society.

Kapheim, Karen M., Rao, Vikyath D., Yeoman, Carl J., Wilson, Brenda A., White, Bryan A., Goldenfield, Nigel, Robinson, Gene E.: Caste-Specific Differences in Hindgut Microbial Communities of Honey Bees (Apis mellifera). PLOS.

Kapheim, Karen M., Pan, Hailin, Li, Cai, Salzberg, Steven L., Puiu, Daniela, Magoc, Tanja, Robertson, Hugh M., Hudson, Matthew E., Venkat, Aarti, Fischman, Brielle J., Hernandez, Alvaro, Yandell, Mark, Ence, Daniel, Holt, Carson, Yocum, George D., Kemp, William P., Bosch, Jordi, Waterhouse, Robert M., Zdodnov, Evgeny M., Stolle, Eckart, Kraus, F. Bernard, Helbing, Sophie, Moritz, Robin F. A., Glastad, Karl M., Hunt, Brendan G., Goodisman, Michael A. D., Hauser, Frank, Grimmelikhuijzen, Cornelius J.P., Pinheiro, Daniel Guariz, Nunes, Francis Morais Franco, Soares, Michelle Prioli Miranda, Tanaka, Erica Donato, Simoes, Zila Luz Paulino, Hartfelder, Klaus, Evans, Jay D., Barribeau, Seth M., Johnson, Reed M., Massey, Jonathan H., Southey, Bruce R., Hasselmann, Martin, Hamacher, Daniel, Biewer, Matthias, Kent, Clement F., Zayed, Amro, Blatti III, Charles, Sinha, Saurabh, Johnston, J. Spencer, Hanrahan, Shawn J., Kocher, Sarah D., Wang, Jun, Robinson, Gene E., Zhang, Guojie: Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living. Science.

Kusbach, A., J.N. Long and J.D. Shaw. 2015. Land classification in the interior western United States: a critical assessment of the habitat type concept. Applied Vegetation Science18(1):158-168 doi: 10.1111/avsc.12121

Kettenring, K.M., D.F. Whigham, E.L.G. Hazelton, S.K. Gallagher, and H.M. Baron 2015: Biotic resistance, disturbance, and mode of colonization impact the invasion of a widespread, introduced wetland grass. Ecological Applications.

Koons, David N, Fernando Colchero, Kent Hersey, and Olivier Gimenez 2015. Disentangling the effects of climate, density dependence, and harvest on an iconic large herbivore's population dynamics. Ecological Applications.

Laine, C.M., K.M. Kettenring, and B.B. Roper. In press. An assessment of response metrics to measure seasonal variation and grazing effects on riparian plant communities. Western North American Naturalist. Bio One.

Laub, Brian G., Budy, Phaedra: Assessing the likely effectiveness of multispecies management for imperiled desert fishes with niche overlap analysis. Conversation Biology.

Laub, Brian G., Jimenez, Justin and Budy, Phaedra: Application of science-based restoration planning to a desert river system. Environmental Management.

Li, R., S.-Y. Wang, R. R. Gillies, 2015: A combined dynamical and statistical downscaling technique to reduce biases in climate projections: An example for winter precipitation and snowpack in the western United States. Theoretical and Applied Climatology.

Li, Enjie, Endter-Wada, Joanna, Li, Shujuan: Characterizing and Contextualizing the Water Challenges of Megacities. Journal of the American Water Resources Association.

Lise, Aubry, Wolfe, Michael, Koons David, Stoner, David, Terletzky, Patricia, Gese, Eric, Choate, David: Is anthropogenic cougar mortality compensated by changes in natural mortality in Utah? Insight from long term studies. Biological Conservation.

Mello, Marco Aurelio Ribeiro, Rodrigues, Francisco A, Costa, Luciano da Fontoura, Kissling, Daniel W, Sekercioglu, Cagan H, Marquitti, Flavia M D: Keystone species in seed dispersal networks are mainly determined by dietary specialization. OIKOS.

Menuz, D.R., K.M. Kettenring, C. Hawkins, and R. Cutler. 2015Non-equilibrium in plant distribution models- only an issue introduced or dispersal limited speciesEcography.

Messina FJ, and Durham SL (2015) Loss of adaptation following reversion suggests trade-offs in host use by a seed beetle. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28: 1882-1891.

Neuman-Lee, Lorin A, Fokidis, Boggy H., Spence, Austin R., Van der Walt, Marilize, Smith, Geoffery D., Durham, Susan, French, Susannah S.,: Food restriction and chronic stress alter energy and affect immunity in an infrequent feeder. Functional Ecology.

Nolan, Nicole E, Kulmatiski, Andrew, Beard, Karen H, Norton, Jeanette M: Activated carbon decreases invasive plant growth by mediating plant-microbe interactions. AOB Plants.

Null, Sarah E., Rheinheimer, David E., Lund, Jay R.: Optimizing selective withdrawal from reservoirs to manage downstrean temperatures with climate warming. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management.

Ranglack, Dustin H.: Habitat Selection by Free-Ranging Bison in a Mixed Grazing System on Public Land. Rangeland Ecology & Management.

Ranglack, Dustin H, duToit, Johan T: Bison with benefits: toward integrating wildlife and ranching sectors on a public rangeland in the western USA. Oryx.

Ranglack, Dustin H, du Toit, Johan T: Wild bison as ecological indicators of the effectiveness of management practices to increase forage quality on open rangeland. Ecological Indicators.

Ranglack, Dustin H, Durham, Susan, du Toit, Johan T: Competition on the range: science vs. perception in a bison-cattle conflict in the western USA. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Redding, David, Mooers, Arne, Sekercioglu, Cagan H, Collen, Ben: Global evolutionary isolation measures can capture key local conservation species in Nearctic and Neotropical bird communities. Philosophical Transactions.

Riley, Kerry, Jennifer Pierce, and Grant A. Meyer: Vegetative and climatic controls on Holocene wildfire and erosion recorded in alluvial fans of the Middle Fork Salmon River, Idaho. Sage Journals.

Rogers, Paul C., Rogers, Roderick W., Hedrish, Anne E, MOss, Patrick T. : Linchen Monitoring Delineates Biodiversity on a Great Barrier Reef Coral Cay. Forests.

Ross, Beth, E. , Mevin B. Hooten, Jean-Michel DeVink, and David N. Koons In press. Combined Effects of Climate, Predation, and Density Dependence on Scaup Population Dynamics. Ecological Applications. Ecological Applications.

Sekercioglu, Cagan H., Stratford, Jeffery A.: Birds in Forest Ecosystem. Handbook of Forest Ecology.

Sekercioglu, Cagan H., Capitani, Claudia, Chynoweth, Mark W., Kusak, Josip: Wolf diet in an agricultural landscape of north-eastern Turkey. Mammalia.

Smith, Geoffery D., Hopkins, Gareth R., Mohammadi, Shabman, Skinner, Heather M., Hansen, Tyler, Brodie, Edmund D. Jr., French, Susannah S., : Effects on temperature on embryonic and early larval growth and development in the rough-skinned newt (Taricha granulosa). Journal of Thermal Biology.

Smith, Kimberly, Strong, Courtenay, Wang, Shih-yu: Connectivity between historical Great Basin precipitation and Pacific Ocean variability: A CMIP5 model evaluation. American Meteorological Society.

Tainter, Joseph A., Temis G. Taylor, Roslynn G. Brain, and Jose Lobo. 2015. Sustainability. In Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, edited by Robert Scott and Stephan Kosslyn. John Wiley and Sons.

Triplett, L.D., K.M. Kettenring, M. Tal, and C. Smith. 2015Anthropocene.

Wang, S.-Y., W.-R. Huang, and J.-H. Yoon, 2015: The North American winter 'dipole' and extremes activity: A CMIP5 assessment. Journal of Geophysical research: Atmospheres

Warren, Clemence P., Kulmatiski, Andrew, Kettenring, Karin: A combined tracer/evapotranspiration model approach estimates plant water uptake in native and non-native shrub-steppe communities. Journal of Arid Environments.

Whelan, Christopher J., Sekercioglu, Cagan H., Wenny, Dan: Why Birds Matter: From Economic Ornithology to Ecosystem Services. Journal of Ornithology

Windmuller-Campione, M.A. and J.N. Long. 2015. If long-term resistance to a spruce beetle epidemic is futile, can silvicultural treatments increase resilience in spruce-fir forests in the Central Rocky Mountains? Forests.

Wurtsbaugh, Wayne, Heredia, Nicholas, Laub, Brian, Meredith, Christy, Mohn, Harrison, Null, Sarah, Pluth, David, Saunders, W. Carl, Stevens, David, Walker, Richard, and Wheeler, Kit: Approaches for studying fish production: Do river and lake researchers have different perspectives? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences