Publications of the Hudson Bay Project members since 1990

(revised 11/15/14)

(downloading pdf’s for any reason other than personal use in research or education is a violation of copyright)

2015

Buchanan, T., R.W. Brook, M.P. Purvis and J.C. Davies.  2015. Quantifying moonlight and wind effects on flighted waterfowl capture success during night-lighting. Wildlife Society Bulletin (in press).

Brook, R.W., J.O. Leafloor, K.F. Abraham, and D.C. Douglas.  2015. Density dependence and phenological mismatch: consequences for growth and survival of sub-arctic nesting Canada geese. Avian Conservation and Ecology (in press).

2014

Christie, K.S., Ruess R.W., Lindberg M.S., and C.P. Mulder,  2014. Herbivores influence the growth, reproduction, and morphology of a widespread Arctic willow. PLoS One 9 (7), e101716.

Cooch, EG, M Guillemain, GS Boomer, J-D Lebreton and JD Nichols.  2014.  The effects of harvest on waterfowl populations.  Wildfowl Special Issue 4: 220–276.

Durrett, M.S., D.A. Wardle, C.P.H. Mulder, and R.P. Barry. 2014. Seabird as agents of spatial heterogeneity on New Zealand’s offshore islands.  Plant and Soil, in press.

Ellis-Felege, S. N., T. Desell, C. J. Felege. 2014. A bird’s eye view of birds: combining technology and citizen science for conservation. Wildlife Professional 8: 27-30.

Koons, DN, RF Rockwell, and LM Aubry.  2014.  Effects of exploitation on an overabundant species: the lesser snow goose predicament. Journal of Animal Ecology 83:365-374.

Koons, DN, M Gamelon, J-M Gaillard, LM Aubry, RF Rockwell, F Klein, R Choquet and O Gimenez.  2014.  Methods for studying cause-specific senescence in the wild.  Methods in Ecology and Evolution (on-line early) doi: 10.1111/2041-210X.12239.

McWilliams, SR and WH Karasov.  2014.  Spare capacity and phenotypic flexibility in the digestive system of a migratory bird: defining the limits of animal design.  Proceedings of the  Royal Society B 281:20140398.

Newton, E. J., G. S. Brown, B. A. Pond, K. F. Abraham, and J. A. Schaefer. 2014.  Remote sensing reveals long-term effects of caribou on tundra vegetation. Polar Biology. DOI 10.1007/s00300-014-1472-3.

Peterson, SL, RF Rockwell, CR Witte, and DN Koons.  2014.  Legacy effects of habitat degradation by lesser snow geese on nesting savannah sparrows. The Condor: Ornithological Applications 116:527-537.

Richman, SE, JO Leafloor, WH Karasov and SR McWilliams.  2014.  Ecological implications of reduced forage quality on growth and survival of sympatric geese.  Journal of animal Ecology (in press) DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12270

Roy, B.A., and C.P.H. Mulder. 2014. Pathogens, herbivores, and phenotypic plasticity of boreal Vaccinium vitis-idaea experiencing climate change. Ecosphere, 5(3), art. 30

Spellman, K.V., C.P.H. Mulder, and T.N. Hollingsworth. 2014. Susceptibility of burned black spruce (Picea mariana) forests to non-native plant invasions in interior Alaska. Biological Invasions 16: 1879-1895, DOI 10.1007/s10530-013-0633-6.

2013

Allington, G.R.H., D.N. Koons, S.K.M. Ernest, M.R. Schutzenhofer, and T.J. Valone. 2013. Niche opportunities and invasion dynamics in a desert annual community. Ecology Letters (In Press). 

Aubry, L.M., R.F. Rockwell, E.G. Cooch, R.W. Brook, C.P. Mulder, and D.N. Koons. 2012. Climate, phenology, and habitat degradation: drivers of gosling body condition and juvenile survival in lesser snow geese. Global Change Biology 19:149-160.

Cam, E., O. Gimenez, R. Alpizar-Jara, L.M. Aubry, M. Authier, E.G. Cooch, D.N. Koons, W.A. Link, J.-Y. Monnat, J.D. Nichols, J.J. Rotella, J.A. Royle, and R. Pradel. 2012. Looking for a needle in a haystack: inference about individual fitness components in a heterogeneous population. Oikos (in press).

Desell, T., R. Bergman, K. Goehner, R. Marsh, R. Vanderclute, and S. N. Ellis-Felege. 2013. Wildlife@Home: combining crowd sourcing and volunteer computing to analyze avian nesting video.  Pp. 107-115 in 2013 IEEE 9th International Conference on e-Science.  (http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/eScience.2013.50)

Ellis-Felege, S.N., J. S. Burnam, W. E. Palmer, D. C. Sisson, and J.P. Carroll. 2013. Fight or flight: parental decisions about predators at bobwhite nests. Auk.  130: 637-644.

Ellis-Felege, S. N., C. S. Dixon, S. D. Wilson. 2013. Impacts and management of invasive cool-season grasses in the Northern Great Plains: challenges and opportunities for wildlife.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 37:510-516.

Finnegan, L., S. Castillo, J. Hughes, K. F. Abraham, R. W. Brook, and C. J. Kyle. 2013. Fine scale analysis reveals cryptic patterns of population structure in Canada geese. Condor 115:738-749.

Gormezano, LJ and RF Rockwell.  2013.  Dietary composition and spatial patterns of polar bear foraging on land in western Hudson Bay.  BMC Ecology 13:51.

Gormezano, LJ and RF Rockwell.  2013.  What to eat now?  Shifts in terrestrial diet in western Hudson Bay.  Ecology and Evolution 3(10): 3509–3523.

Guttery, MR, DK Dahlgren, TA Messmer, JW Connelly, KP Reese, PA Terletzky and DN Koons.  2013.  Effects of landscape-scale environmental variation on greater sage-grouse chick survival. PLoS ONE 8(6): e65582.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065582

Iles, DT, SL Peterson, LJ Gormezano, DN Koons and RF Rockwell.  2013.  Terrestrial predation by polar bears: not just a wild goose chase.  Polar Biology 36:1373-1379.

Iles, D.T., R.F. Rockwell, P. Matulonis, G.J. Robertson, K.F. Abraham, C. Davies, and D.N. Koons. 2013. The effects of predators, alternative prey, and climate on common eider nesting success. Journal of Animal Ecology 82:683–693.

Koons, DN, RF Rockwell, and LM Aubry.  2013.  Effects of exploitation on an overabundant species: the lesser snow goose predicament. Journal of Animal Ecology (online early) DOI:10.1111/1365-2656.12133. 

Kotanen, P.M. and K.F. Abraham. 2013. Decadal changes in vegetation of a subarctic salt marsh used by lesser snow and Canada Geese. Plant Ecology 214:409-422.

Miller, V., K.F. Abraham and E. Nol. 2013. Factors affecting female Canada Goose response to disturbance during incubation. Journal of Field Ornithology 84:171-180.

Nol, E., L.P. Nguyen, K. F. Abraham, and C. Lishman. 2013. Directional selection and repeatability in nest site preferences of Semipalmated Plovers (Charadrius semipalmatus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 91:646-652.

Péron, G., and D.N. Koons. 2013. Intra-guild interactions and projected impact of climate and land use changes on North American pochard ducks. Oecologia (In Press).

Peterson, SL, RF Rockwell, CR Witte and DN Koons. 2013. The legacy of destructive snow goose foraging on supratidal marsh habitat in the Hudson Bay Lowlands. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 45:575-583.

Sharp, C.M., K.F. Abraham, K.A. Hobson and G. Burness. 2013. Allocation of nutrients to reproduction at high latitudes:  Insights from two species of sympatrically nesting geese. The Auk (in press).

Warren, JM, KA Cutting and DN Koons.  2013.  Body condition dynamics and the cost-of-delay hypothesis in a temperate-breeding duck. Journal of Avian Biology 44: 575–582.

Weckel, M and RF Rockwell.  2013.  Can controlled bow hunts reduce overabundant white-tailed deer populations in suburban ecosystems?  Ecological Modelling 250:143-154.

2012

Abraham, K. F., R. L. Jefferies, R. T. Alisauskas, and R. F. Rockwell. 2012. Northern wetland ecosystems and their response to high densities of lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese. Pages 9-45. In Leafloor, J. O., T. J. Moser, and B. D. J. Batt (editors). Evaluation of special management measures for midcontinent lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese. Arctic Goose Joint Venture Special Publication. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. and Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario.  

Abraham, KF, BA Pond, SM Tully, V Trimm, D Hedman, C Chenier and GD Racey.  2012.  Recent changes in summer distribution and numbers of migratory caribouon the southern Hudson Bay coast.   Rangifer 20:269-276.

Berg, ND, EM Gese, JR Squires and LM Aubry. 2012.  Influence of forest structure on abundance of lynx prey species in western Wyoming. Journal of Wildlife Management 76:1480-1488.

Brook, R.W., K. F. Abraham, K. R. Middel and R. K. Ross. 2012. Abundance and habitat selection of breeding scoters (Melanitta spp.) in Ontario’s Hudson Bay Lowlands. Canadian Field-Naturalist 126:20-27.

Dufour, K, RT Alisauskas, RF Rockwell and E Reed. 2012. Temporal variation in survival and productivity of mid-continent lesser snow geese and its relation to population reduction efforts. Pages 95-131. In Leafloor, J. O., T. J. Moser, and B. D. J. Batt (editors). Evaluation of special management measures for midcontinent lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese. Arctic Goose Joint Venture Special Publication. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. and Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario

Koons, D.N., P. Terletzky, P.B. Adler, M.L. Wolfe, D. Ranglack, F.P. Howe, K. Hersey, W. Paskett, J.T. du Toit. 2012. Climate and density-dependent drivers of reproductive success in plains bison. Journal of Mammalogy 93:475-481.

Mattsson, B.J, M.C. Runge, J.H. Devries, G.S. Boomer, J.M. Eadie, D.A. Haukos, J. P. Fleskes, D.N. Koons, W.E. Thogmartin, and R.G. Clark. 2012. A modeling framework for integrated harvest and habitat management of North American waterfowl: case-study of northern pintail metapopulation dynamics. Ecological Modelling 225:146-158.

Nagy, C. and RF Rockwell. 2012. Identification of individual Eastern Screech-Owls (Megascops asio) via vocalization analysis. Bioacoustics 21:127-140.

Nagy, C, K Bardwell, RF Rockwell, M Weckel and R Christie. 2012. Validation of a citizen science-based model of site occupancy for Eastern Screech Owls with systematic data in suburban New York Connecticut. Northeast Naturalist 19:143-158.

Olson, C.A., KH Beard, DN Koons and WC Pitt. 2012. Detection probabilities of two introduced frogs in Hawaii: implications for assessing non-native species distributions. Biological Invasions 14:889-900.

Péron, G., and D.N. Koons. 2012. Integrated modeling of communities: parasitism, competition, and demographic synchrony in sympatric ducks. Ecology 93:2456-2464.

Péron, G, CA Nicolai and DN Koons. 2012. Demographic response to perturbations: the role of compensatory density-dependence in a North American duck under variable harvest regulations and changing habitat. Journal of Animal Ecology 81:960-969

Pollock, L A., K.F. Abraham, and E. Nol. 2012. Migrant shorebird use of Akimiski Island, Nunavut as a sub-arctic stopover site. Polar Biology 35:1691-1701.

Rockwell, RF, K Dufour, E Reed and DN Koons. 2012. Modeling the Mid-continent Population of Lesser Snow Geese. Pages 178-201.  In Leafloor, J. O., T. J. Moser, and B. D. J. Batt (editors). Evaluation of special management measures for midcontinent lesser snow geese and Ross’s geese. Arctic Goose Joint Venture Special Publication. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. and Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa, Ontario.

Ross, B.E., M. Hooten, and D.N. Koons. 2012. An accessible method for implementing hierarchical models with spatio-temporal abundance data. PLoS ONE (In Press).

Sharp, CM, KF Abraham, KA Hobson and G Burness.  2012.  Allocation of nutrients to reproduction at high latitudes: insights from two species of sympatrically nesting geese.  Auk 130:170-179.

Towns, DR, PJ Bellingham, CPH Mulder, and PO’B Lyver. 2012. A research strategy for biodiversity conservation on New Zealand’s offshore islands. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 36:1-20.

Winiarski, KJ, SR MacWilliams and RF Rockwell.  2012.  Rapid environmental degradation in a subarctic ecosystem influences resource use of a keystone avianherbivore.   Journal of Animal Ecology 81:1132-1142.

2011

Abraham, K.F., McKinnon, L.M., Jumean, Z., Tully, S.M., Walton, L.R. and Stewart, H.M. (lead coordinating authors and compilers). 2011. Hudson Plains Ecozone+ Status and Trends Assessment. Canadian Biodiversity: Ecosystem Status and Trends 2010, Technical Ecozone+ Report. Canadian Councils of Resource Ministers, Ottawa, ON. xxi + 445 pp. http://ontariobiodiversitycouncil.ca/reports-introduction/ and http://www.biodivcanada.ca/default.asp?lang=En&n=137E1147-1.

Alisauskas, RT, RF Rockwell, KW Dufour, EG Cooch, G Zimmermen, KL Drake, JO Leafloor, TJ Moser and E Reed.  2011. Effect of population reduction efforts on harvest, survival and population growth of Midcontinent lesser snow geese. Wildlife Monographs 179:1-42.

Anderson, WB, and CPH Mulder.  2011.  An introduction to seabird islands. In: Mulder, CPH, WB Anderson, DR Towns and PJ Bellingham (eds). Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion, and Restoration.  Oxford University Press, New York.

Aubry, L.M., E. Cam, D.N. Koons, J.-Y. Monnat, and S. Pavard. 2011. Drivers of age-specific survival in a long-lived seabird: contributions of observed and hidden sources of heterogeneity. Journal of Animal Ecology 80:375-383.

Belanger, DH, SL Perkins and RF Rockwell. 2011. Inference of population structure and patterns of gene flow in canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis). Journal of Parasitology 97:602-609.

Cam, E. and L.M. Aubry. 2011. Early condition, recruitment and reproductive trajectory in long lived birds. Journal of Ornithology (in press).

Dalgleish, H.J., D.N. Koons, M.B. Hooten, C.A. Moffet, and P.B. Adler. 2011. Climate influences the demography of three dominant sagebrush steppe plants. Ecology 92: 75-85.

Durrett, MS, and CPH Mulder. 2011. The state of seabird island ecology: current synthesis and global outlook. In: Mulder, CPH, WB Anderson, DR Towns and PJ Bellingham (eds). Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion, and Restoration.  Oxford University Press, New York.

French, HT and RF Rockwell. 2011. Climate Change and Avian Population Ecology in Europe. Nature Education Knowledge 2(10):1.

Gurney, K.E.B., R.G. Clark, S.M. Slattery, N.V. Smith-Downey, J. Walker, S.E. Stephens, M. Petrula, R.M. Corcoran, K.H. Martin, K.A. DeGroot, R.W. Brook, A.D. Afton, K. Cutting, J.M. Warren, M. Fournier, and D.N. Koons. 2011. Time constraints in temperate-breeding species: influence of growing season length on reproductive strategies. Ecography 34:628-636.

Hobson, KA, CM Sharp, RL Jefferies, RF Rockwell and KF Abraham. 2011. Nutrient Allocation Strategies to Eggs by Less er Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens) at a Sub-Arctic Colony. Auk 128:156-165.

Kirk, DA, KE Lindsay and RW Brook.  2011.  Risk of Agricultural Practices and Habitat Change to Farmland Birds.  Avian Conservation and Ecology 6(1):5 (1-58)

Mockrin, MH, RF Rockwell, KH Redford and NS Kueler.  2011. Effects of Landscape Features on the Distribution and Sustainability of Ungulate Hunting in Northern Congo. Conservation Biology 25:514-525

Moles, AT, IR Wallis, WJ Foley, DI Warton, JC Stegen, AJ Bisigato, L Cella-Pizarro, CJ Clark, PS Cohen, WK Cornwell, W Edwards, R Ejrnćs, T Gonzales-Ojeda, BJ Graae, G Hay, FC Lumbwe, B Magańa-Rodríguez, BD Moore, PL Peri, JR Poulsen, R Veldtman, H von Zeipel, NR Andrew, SL Boulter, ET Borer, F Fernández Campón, M Coll, AG Farji-Brener, J De Gabriel, E Jurado, LA Kyhn, B Low, CPH Mulder, K Reardon-Smith, J Rodríguez-Velázquez, EW Seabloom, PA Vesk, A van Cauter, MS Waldram, Z Zheng, PG Blendinger, BJ Enquist, JM Facelli, T Knight, JD Majer, M Martínez-Ramos, P McQuillan, LD Prior.  2011. Putting plant defenses on the map: a test of the idea that plants are better defended at lower latitudes. New Phytologist 191: 777-788.

Mulder, CPH, WB Anderson, DR Towns and PJ Bellingham.  2011.  Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion, and Restoration.  Oxford University Press, New York.

Mulder, CPH, H Jones, K Kameda, C Palmborg, S Schmidt, JC Ellis, JL Orrock, DA Wait, DA Wardle, L Yang, H Young,  DA Croll, and E Vidal. 2011.  Impacts of seabirds on plant and soil properties. In: Mulder, CPH, WB Anderson, DR Towns and PJ Bellingham (eds). Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion, and Restoration.  Oxford University Press, New York.

Rockwell, RF, LJ Gormezano and DN Koons. 2011. Trophic matches and mismatches: can polar bears reduce the abundance of nesting snow geese in western Hudson Bay? Oikos 120: 696-709.

Rohrs-Richey, JK, CPH Mulder, LM Winton, and G Stanosz.  2011. Physiological performance of an Alaskan shrub (Alnus fruticosa) under climate-related stressors: implications from experimental disease (Valsa melanodiscus) and water stress.  New Phytologist 189: 295-307.

Smith, JL, CPH Mulder, and JC Ellis.  2011.  Seabirds as ecosystem engineers: nutrient inputs and physical disturbance. In: Mulder, CPH, WB Anderson, DR Towns and PJ Bellingham (eds). Seabird Islands: Ecology, Invasion, and Restoration.  Oxford University Press, New York.

Verheyden, H, LM Aubry, J Merlet, P Petibon, B Chauveau-Duriot, N Guillon and P Duncan.  2011.  Faecal nitrogen, an index of diet quality in roe deer Capreolus capreolus? Wildlife Biology 17: 166-175.

Weckel, ME, RF Rockwell and A Wincorn. 2011. The sustainability of controlled archery programs: the motivation and satisfaction of suburban hunters. Wildlife Society Bulletin 35:330-337.

Weckel, ME, RF Rockwell and F Secret. 2011. A modification of Jacobson et al.s' (1997) individual branch-antlered male method for censusing white-tailed deer. Wildlife Society Bulletin 35:445-451.

2010

Aubry, LM, RF Rockwell and DN Koons. 2010. Metapopulation dynamics of mid-continent Lesser Snow Geese: Implications for management. Human–Wildlife Interactions 4(2):11-32.

Beresford, D.V., S. Gan and K.F. Abraham. 2010. A comparison of trapping methods based on species composition of horse and deer flies (Diptera: Tabanidae) on Akimiski Island, Nunavut. Biological Survey of Canada. 29(1): 22-34.

Dahlgren, D.K., T.A. Messmer, and D.N. Koons. 2010. Achieving better estimates of greater sage-grouse chick survival in Utah. Journal of Wildlife Management 74:1286-1294.

Dalgleish, H.J., D.N. Koons, and P.B. Adler. 2010. Can life history traits predict the response of forb populations to changes in climate variability? Journal of Ecology 98:209-217.

Ezard, T.H.G., J.M. Bullock, H.J. Dalgleish, A. Millon, F. Pelletier, A. Ozgul, and D.N. Koons. 2010. Matrix models for a changeable world: the importance of transient dynamics in population management. Journal of Applied Ecology 47:515-523.

Koons, D.N. 2010. Genetic estimation of dispersal in metapopulation viability analysis.  Animal Conservation 13:127-128.

Lishman, C., E. Nol, K.F. Abraham and L.P. Nguyen. 2010. Behavioral responses to higher predation risk in a subarctic population of the Semipalmated Plover. Condor 112(3): 499-506.

McKinnon, L., P.A. Smith, E. Nol, J.L. Martin, F.I. Doyle, K.F. Abraham, H.G. Gilchrist, R.I.G. Morrison and J. Bęty. 2010. Lower predation risk for migratory birds at high latitudes. Science 327:326-327.

McKinnon, L., P.A. Smith, E. Nol, J.L. Martin, F.I. Doyle, K.F. Abraham, H.G. Gilchrist, R.I.G. Morrison and J. Bęty. 2010. Response to J. Faarborgh (2010) Letter to editor re “Lower predation risk for migratory birds at high latitudes.” Science. 328:45-46

2009

Aubry, LM, DN Koons, J-Y Monnat and E Cam. 2009. Consequences of recruitment decisions and heterogeneity on age-specific breeding success in a long-lived seabird. Ecology 90:2491-2502.

Brook, RW, RK Ross, KF Abraham. DL Fronczak, and JC Davies. 2009. Evidence for black duck winter distribution change and implications for monitoring. Journal of Wildlife Management 73:98-103.

Gilliland, SG, HG Gilchrist, RF Rockwell, GJ Robertson, J-P Savard, F Merkel and A Mosbech. 2009. Evaluating the sustainability of harvest among northern Common Eiders in Greenland and Canada. Wildlife Biology 15:24-36.

Hargreaves, SA, EJ, Horrigan, and RL Jefferies. 2009. Seasonal partitioning of resource use and constraints on the growth of soil microbes and a forage grass in a grazed Arctic salt-marsh. Plant and Soil 322: 279-291

Jefferies, RL, NA Walker, KA Edwards, J Dainty. 2009. Is the decline of soil microbial biomass in late winter coupled to changes in the physical state of cold soils? Soil Biology & Biochemistry xxx :1-7.

Koons, DN.  2009. Does harvest select for maladaptation in an increasingly variable world? Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, USA 106:E32.

Koons, DN, S Pavard, A Baudisch and CJE Metcalf.  2009. Is life-history buffering or liability adaptive in stochastic environments? Oikos 118:972-980.

Koons, DN, RD Birkhead, SM Boback, MI Williams and MP Greene. 2009.The effect of body size on cottonmouth (Agkistrodon piscivorus) survival, recapture probability, and behavior in an Alabama swamp. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 4:221-235.

Martini, IP, RL Jefferies, RIG Morrison and KF Abraham. 2009. Polar coastal wetlands: development, structure and landuse. Chapter 4, pages 119-155.  In Perillo, GME, Wolanski, E, Cahoon, D, Brinsonm, M (eds). Coastal Wetlands: An Integrated Ecosystem Approach. Elsevier B.V. Earth Sciences. reprint here

Rockwell, RF, KF Abraham, CR Witte, P Matulonis, M Usai, D Larsen, F Cooke, D Pollak and RL Jefferies.  2009. The Birds of Wapusk National ParkWapusk National Park Occasional Papers 1:1-47. Parks Canada, Winnipeg.

Rockwell, RF and LJ Gormezano. 2009. The early bear gets the goose: climate change, polar bears and lesser snow geese in Western Hudson Bay. Polar Biology 32:539-547.

Sharp, CM, KF Abraham, and G Burness. Embryo development influences the isotopic signatures of egg components in incubated eggs. Condor 111:361-365.

2008

Abraham, KF, DM Filliter and DA Sutherland. 2008. First Documentation of Black Scoter Breeding in Ontario. Ontario Birds 26(2):108-118.

Brook, RW, M Pasitschniak-Arts, DW Howerter and F Messier. 2008. Influence of rodent abundance on nesting success of prairie waterfowl. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 86:497-506.

Devries, JH, RW Brook, DW Howerter, and MG Anderson. 2008. Effects of spring body condition and age on reproduction in mallards (Anas platyrhynchos). The Auk 125:618-628.

Fast,M, RG Clark, RW Brook, PLF Fast, J-M Devink and SW Leach.  2008.  Eye colour, aging, and decoy trap bias in Lesser Scaup, Aythya affinis.  Canadian Field Naturalaist 122:21-28.

Handa, IT and Jefferies, RL. 2008. Interactions between Lesser Snow Geese and Arctic coastal vegetation leading to alternative stable states. Pages 221-235 In RJ Hobbs and KN Suding (eds). New models for ecosystem dynamics and restoration. Island Press, New Jersey.

Henry, HAL and RL Jefferies. 2008. Herbivores as opportunists, migratory connectivity, and catastrophic shifts in Arctic coastal systems. In B.R Silliman, M.D Bertness and G.R Huxel (eds). Anthropogenic modification of North American salt marshes. University of California Press, Berkeley, California (In Press).

Hines, JE, and RW Brook. 2008. Changes in Annual Survival Estimates for Black Brant from the Western Canadian Arctic, 1962-2001.Waterbirds 31:220-230.

Jefferies, RL and Edwards, KA. 2008. Soluble carbohydrate contents of shoots of Arctic wetland plants and forage selection by Lesser Snow Geese. Botany Canadian Journal of Botany 86:221-235.

Koons, DN, CJE Metcalf, and S Tuljapurkar. 2008.  Evolution of delayed reproduction in uncertain environments: a life history perspective. American Naturalist 172:797-805.

MacKay J, and PM Kotanen. 2008. Local escape of an invasive plant, common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.), from above-ground and below-ground enemies in its native area. Journal of Ecology 96:1152-1161.

Kirk, DA, Bellerby, G, Brook, RW, Weseloh, DV (Chip), and Ewins, PJ. 2008. Assessing seasonal variation in counts and movements of Bonaparte’s Gulls Larus philadelphia on the Niagara River, Ontario. Waterbirds 31:193-202.

Rockwell, RF, LJ Gormezano and D Hedmann. 2008. Grizzly Bears in Wapusk National Park, Northeastern Manitoba. Canadian Field-Naturalist 122(4) 323-326.

Zaikowski,L, KT McDonnell, RF Rockwell and F Rispoli. 2008.Temporal and spatial variations in dissolved oxygen on New York South Shore Estuary tributaries: Carmans, Patchogue, and Swan Rivers Estuaries and Coasts. Estuaries and Coasts Estuaries and Coasts 31:85–100.

2007

Abraham, KF 2007. Cackling Goose. In MD Cadman, DA Sutherland, GC Beck, D LePage and AR Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

Abraham, KF 2007. Common Eider. In MD Cadman, DA Sutherland, GC Beck, D LePage and AR Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

Abraham, KF 2007. Long-tailed Duck. In MD Cadman, DA Sutherland, GC Beck, D LePage and AR Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

Abraham, KF 2007. Marbled Godwit. In MD Cadman, DA Sutherland, GC Beck, D LePage and AR Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

Abraham, KF 2007. Ross’s Goose. In MD Cadman, DA Sutherland, GC Beck, D LePage and AR Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

Abraham, KF 2007. Snow goose. In MD Cadman, DA Sutherland, GC Beck, D LePage and AR Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

Abraham, KF 2007. Tundra Swan. In MD Cadman, DA Sutherland, GC Beck, D LePage and AR Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

Abraham, KF and DA Sutherland. 2007. Pacific Loon. In MD Cadman, DA Sutherland, GC Beck, D LePage and AR Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

Anisimov, OA, Vaughan, DG, Callaghan, T, Furgal, C, Marchant, H, Prowse, TD, Vilhjálmsson, H, and Walsh, J.E. 2007. In R Barry, RL Jefferies & J Stone (eds). IPCC Fourth Assessment Report, Chapter 15: Polar Regions, CambridgeUniversity Press, Cambridge.

Buckeridge, KM and RL Jefferies. 2007. Vegetational loss and soil nitrogen dynamics in an Arctic salt marsh. Journal of Ecology 95: 283-293.

Henry, HAL and RL Jefferies. 2007. Herbivores as opportunists, migratory connectivity, and catastrophic shifts in Arctic coastal systems. In Anthropogenic modification of North American salt marshes (eds BR Silliman, MD Bertness and GR Huxel). University of California Press, Berkeley, California (in press).

Hughes, J and KF Abraham. 2007. Canada Goose. In M.D.Cadman, D.A. Sutherland, G.C. Beck, D. LePage and A.R. Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

Koons, DN, RR Holmes, and JB Grand.  2007.  Population inertia and its sensitivity to changes in vital rates and population structure.  Ecology 88:2857-2867.

Kotanen, PM. 2007. Effects of fungal seed pathogens under conspecific and heterospecific trees in a temperate forest. Canadian Journal of Botany 85: 918-925.

Metcalf, CJE, K Hampson, and DN Koons.  2007.  What happens if density increases? Conservation implications of population influx into refuges.  Animal Conservation 10:478-486.

Metcalf, CJE, and DN Koons.  2007.Environmental uncertainty, autocorrelation and the evolution of survival.  Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, B 274:2153-2160.

Nguyen, LP, E Nol, and KF Abraham. 2007. Using digital photographs to evaluate the effectiveness of plover egg crypsis. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2084-2089.

Pavard, S, DN Koons, and E Heyer.  2007. The influence of maternal care in shaping human survival and fertility.  Evolution 61:2801-2810.

Sutherland, D.A., and K.F. Abraham. 2007. Brant Goose. In MD Cadman, DA Sutherland, GC Beck, D LePage and AR Couturier (eds). Atlas of the Breeding Birds of Ontario 2001-2005.

2006

Edwards, KA, J McCulloch, GP Kershaw and RL Jefferies. 2006. Soil microbial and nutrient dynamics in a wet Arctic sedge meadow in late winter and early spring. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38: 2843-2851.

Hauser, CE, EG Cooch and J-D Lebreton. 2006. Control of structured populations by harvest. Ecological Modeling 196:462-470.

Jefferies RL and RH Drent. (2006) Arctic geese, migratory connectivity and agricultural change: calling the sorcerer’s apprentice to order. Ardea 94 (3):537-554.

Jefferies, RL, RH Drent and JP Bakker. 2006. Connecting Arctic and temperate wetlands and agricultural landscapes: the dynamics of goose populations in response to Global Change. In Wetlands and Natural Resource Management. (eds JTA. Verhoeven, B Beltman, R Bobbink and DF Whigham). Chapter 13. Springer-Verlag, Berlin pp.293-314.

Jefferies, RL, AP Jano and KF Abraham. 2006. A biotic agent promotes large-scale catastrophic change in coastal marshes of Hudson Bay. Journal of Ecology 94: 234-242.

Kerbes, RH, KM Meeres, RT Alisauskas, FD Caswell, KF Abraham, and RK Ross. 2006. Inventory of nesting Mid-Continent Lesser snow and Ross Geese in Eastern and Central Arctic Canada, 1997-98. Canadian Wildlife Service Technical Report series, Winnipeg, MB. 54 pp.

Klaassen, ME., KF Abraham, RL Jefferies and M Vrtiska. 2006. Factors affecting the site of investment, and the reliance on savings for arctic breeders: the capital-income dichotomy revisited? Ardea 39: 371-384.

Koons, D.N., J.B. Grand, and J.M. Arnold.  2006.  Population momentum across vertebrate life histories.  Ecological Modelling 197:418-430.

Koons, DN, RF Rockwell and JB Grand. 2006. Population momentum: implications for wildlife management. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:19-26.

Koons, DN, JJ Rotella, DW Willey, M Taper, MS Lindberg, RG Clark, S Slattery, RW Brook, RM Corcoran and JR Lovvorn. 2006.  Lesser scaup population dynamics: what can be learned from available data? Avian Conservation and Ecology 1: 6.

Kajumbula H, RG Wallace, J-C Zong, J Hokello, N Sussman, S Simms, RF Rockwell, R Pozos, GS Hayward and W Boto.  2006.  Ugandan KSHV phylogeny: evidence for cross-ethnic transmission of viral subtypes.  Intervirology 49:133–143.

Mellor, AA and RF Rockwell.  2006.  Habitat Shifts and Parasite Loads of Lesser Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens).  Écoscience 13:497-502.

Nguyen, LP, KF Abraham and E Nol. 2006. Influence of Arctic Terns on survival of artificial and natural nests of Semipalmated Plover. Waterbirds 29:100-104.

O, PC, PM Kotanen and KF Abraham. 2006. Geese and grazing lawns: responses of the grass Festuca rubra to defoliation in a subarctic coastal marsh. Canadian Journal of Botany 84: 1732–1739.

O'Hanlon-Manners, D.L. and P.M. Kotanen. 2006. Losses of seeds of temperate trees to soil fungi: effects of habitat and host ecology. Plant Ecology 187:49-58.

2005

Abraham, KF. 2005. Cackling Goose, NOT new to Ontario. Ontario Field Ornitholigists News 23:2-6.

Abraham, KF, RL Jefferies and RT Alisauskas. 2005. The dynamics of landscape change and snow geese in mid-continent North America. Global Change Biology 11:841-855.

Abraham, KF, and CE Keddy. 2005. The Hudson Bay Lowland: a unique wetland legacy. Chapter 4, Pages 118-148 In Fraser, L.H. and P.A. Keddy (eds.) 2005. The World’s Largest Wetlands: Their Ecology and Conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Abraham, KF. and R. K. Ross. 2005. Mute Swans in the Hudson Bay Lowland.  Ontario Birds 23 (1): 26-29.

Abraham, K. F., R. L. Jefferies, and R. F. Rockwell. 2005. Goose-induced changes in vegetation and land cover between 1976 and 1997 in an Arctic coastal marsh. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 37:269-275.

Agrawal, A.A., P.M. Kotanen, C.E. Mitchell, J. Klironomos, A.G. Power, and W. Godsoe. 2005. Enemy release? An experiment with congeneric plant pairs and diverse above- and belowground enemies. Ecology 86: 2979-2989.

Genton B. P.M. Kotanen, P.-O. Cheptou, C. Adolphe and J.A. Shykoff. 2005. Enemy release but no evolutionary loss of defence during ragweed invasion of France: an inter-continental reciprocal transplant experiment. Oecologia 146: 404-414.

Koons, DN, JB Grand, B Zinner and RF Rockwell.  2005.  Transient population dynamics: relations to life history and initial population state. Ecological Modeling 185:283-297.

O, P.C., P.M. Kotanen, and K.F. Abraham. 2005. Survival and growth of the forage grass Festuca rubra in naturally and artificially devegetated sites in a sub-arctic coastal marsh. Écoscience 12: 279-285.

Pezzanite, B, RF Rockwell, JC Davies, MJJE Loonen and RJ Seguin.  2005.  Has habitat degradation affected foraging behaviour and reproductive success of lesser snow geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens)?  Ecoscience 12:439-446.

Walters, M, JP Bakker, MD Bertness, RL Jefferies and I Möller. 2005. Salt-marsh erosion and restoration in south-east England: squeezing the evidence requires realignment. Journal of Applied Ecology 42: 844-851.

2004

Bertness, M., Silliman, B.R. & Jefferies, R.L. 2004. Salt Marshes under Siege. American Scientist 92:54-61.

Faustino, C.R., C.S. Jennelle, V. Connolly, A.K. Davis, E.C. Swarthout, A.A. Dhondt, E.G. Cooch. 2004. Mycoplasma gallispeticum infection dynamics in a house finch population: seasonal variation in survival, encounter and transmission rate. Journal of Animal Ecology 73:651-669.

Gleason, J. S., C. D. Ankney, J. O. Leafloor and K. F. Abraham. 2004. Variation in reproductive performance of Canada geese in the presence and absence of lesser snow geese. Pages 000-000. Iin: Moser, T.J., R.D. Lien, K.C. VerCauteren, K.F. Abraham, D.E. Andersen, J.G. Bruggink, J.M. Coluccy, D.A. Graber, J.O. Leafloor, D.R. Luukkonen and R.E. Trost (eds.). Proceedings of the 2003 International Canada Goose Symposium, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. (in press).

Jefferies, R.L., H. Henry and K.F. Abraham.  2004.  Agricultural nutrient subsidies to migratory geese and ecological change to Arctic coastal habitats. Pages 268-283. In: GA Polis, ME Power and G.R. Huxel (eds.) Food Webs at the Landscape Level, University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Jefferies, RL, RF Rockwell and KF Abraham. 2004. Agricultural food subsidies, migratory connectivity and large-scale disturbance in Arctic coastal systems: a case study. Integrative and Comparative Biology 44:130-139.

Leafloor, J.O., K.F. Abraham, F.D. Caswell, K.E. Gamble, R.N. Helm, D.D. Humburg, J.S. Lawrence, D.R. Luukkonen, R.D. Pritchert, E.L. Warr, G.G. Zenner. 2004. Canada Goose Management in the Mississippi Flyway. Pages 000-000. In: Moser, T.J., R.D. Lien, K.C. VerCauteren, K.F. Abraham, D.E. Andersen, J.G. Bruggink, J.M. Coluccy, D.A. Graber, J.O. Leafloor, D.R. Luukkonen, and R.E. Trost (eds.). Proceedings of the 2003 International Canada Goose Symposium, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. (in press).

McLaren, JR and RL Jefferies. 2004. Initiation and maintenance of vegetation mosaics in an Arctic salt marsh. Journal of Ecology 92:648–660.

Ngai, J.T. and R.L. Jefferies. 2004. Nutrient limitation of plant growth and forage quality in Arctic coastal marshes. Journal of Ecology 92:1001-1010.

Nguyen, L. P., R. F. Rockwell, and D. Larsen. 2004. Atypical nest site of a Semipalmated Plover. Wilson Bulletin 116(2) 184-186.

Riley, R. and R.L. Jefferies. 2004. Subsidy dynamics and global change. Pages 410-433. In: GA Polis, ME Power and G.R. Huxel (eds.) Food Webs at the Landscape Level. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Ross, RK, KF Abraham, D. Fillman, BT Collins, and RH Kerbes. 2004. A helicopter-based survey method for monitoring the nesting component of snow goose colonies. Northeast Wildlife 58:9-22.

2003

Anderson, D.R., E.G. Cooch, R.J. Guttierrez, C.J. Krebs, M.S. Lindberg, K.H. Pollock, C.A. Ribic, T.M. Shenk. 2003. In my opinion: Rigorous science: suggestions on how to raise the bar. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 31, 296-305.

Cooch, E.G., G Gauthier and R.F. Rockwell. 2003.  Apparent differences in stochastic growth rates based on timing of census: a cautionary note. Ecological Modeling 159:133-143.

Cooch, E.G. 2002. Fledging size and survival in snow geese timing is everything (or is it?) Journal of Applied Statistics 29:143-162.

Henry, H.A.L., and R.L. Jefferies. 2003.  Interactions in the uptake of amino acids, ammonium and nitrate ions in the arctic salt marsh grass, Puccinellia phryganodes. Plant, Cell and Environment 26:419-428.

Henry, H. and R.L. Jefferies. 2003. Plant amino acid uptake, soluble N turnover and microbial N capture in soils of a grazed Arctic salt marsh. Journal of Ecology 91:627-636.

Jefferies, RL, RF Rockwell and KF Abraham. 2003. The Embarrassment Of Riches: Agricultural Subsidies, Goose Dynamics And Their Impact On Arctic Wetlands - Continuing Saga. Environmental Reviews (National Research Council of Canada) 11:193-232.

Merrill, J.A., E.G. Cooch, P.D. Curtis. 2003. Time to reduction: factors influencing management efficacy in sterilizing overabundant white-tailed deer. Journal of Wildlife Management, 67, 269-281.

Milakovic, B., and R.L. Jefferies 2003.  The effects of goose herbivory and loss of vegetation on ground beetle and spider assemblages in an Arctic supratidal marsh.  Écoscience 10:57-65.

Nguyen, L. P., E. Nol and K. F. Abraham. 2003. Nest success and habitat selection of the Semipalmated Plover on Akimiski Island, Nunavut. Wilson Bulletin 115(3):285-291.

Rockwell, R.F., B.M. Pezzanite and P. Matulonis.  2003.  Developmental abnormalities in wild populations of birds: examples in lesser snow geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens).  American Museum of Natural History Novitates 3400:1-14.

Rockwell, R.F., C.R. Witte, R.L. Jefferies, and P.J. Weatherhead. 2003  Response of nesting Savannah Sparrows to 25 years of habitat change in a snow goose colony.  Écoscience 10:33-37.

Samuel, M. D., D. R. Goldberg, A. E. Smith, V. V. Baranyuk and E. G. Cooch. 2001. Neck-band retention for lesser snow geese in the western Arctic. Journal of Wildlife Management 65:797-807.

Walker, N.A., H. Henry., D.J. Wilson. and R.L. Jefferies. 2003. The dynamics of nitrogen movement in an Arctic salt marsh in response to goose herbivory a parameterised model with alternate stable states. Journal of Ecology 91:627-636.

2002

Cam, E., W.A. Link, E.G. Cooch & J.-Y. Monnat. 2002. Individual covariation in life-history traits: seeing the trees despite the forest. American Naturalist, 159, 96-105.

Cooch, E.G. 2002. Fledging size and survival in snow geese: timing is everything (or is it?) Journal of Applied Statistics, 29, 143-162.

Cooch, E.G., E. Cam, W. Link. 2002. Occam's shadow : levels of analysis in evolutionary ecology - where to next? Journal of Applied Statistics 29: 19-48

Cooch, E.G., C.J. Schwarz & R. Barker. 2002. Comment on paper by Nichols: Approaches to the direct estimation of ? and related parameters using capture-recapture data. Journal of Applied Statistics 29:569-572.

Badzinski, S. S., C. D. Ankney, J. O. Leafloor and K. F. Abraham. 2002. Egg size as a predictor of nutrient composition of eggs and neonates of Canada Geese (Branta canadensis interior) and Lesser Snow Geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens). Canadian Journal of Zoology 80:333-341.

Badzinski, S. S., C. D. Ankney, J. O. Leafloor and K. F. Abraham. 2002. Growth and development of prefledging Canada geese and lesser snow geese: ecological adaptation or physiological constraint? Auk 119(1):221-227.

Gadallah, F.L. 2002.  Historical vegetation reconstruction of a degraded sub-arctic coastal marsh using Landsat imagery and ancillary data. Ecoscience 9: 271-279.

Handa, IT, R Harmsen and RL Jefferies.  2002.  Patterns of vegetation and the recovery potential of degraded areas in a coastal marsh system of the Hudson Bay lowlands.  Journal of Ecology  90:86-99.

Henry, H.A.L., and Jefferies, R.L. 2002. Free amino acid, ammonium and nitrate concentrations in soil solutions of a grazed coastal marsh in relation to plant growth. Plant Cell and Environment, 25: 665-675.

Link, W. A., E. Cam, J.D. Nichols & E. Cooch 2002. Of BUGS and birds: An introduction to Markov Chain Monte Carlo. Journal of Wildlife Management 66: 277-291

Link, W.A., E.G. Cooch & E. Cam. 2002. Model based individual fitness. Journal of Applied Statistics 29:207-224.

Jefferies, RL and RF Rockwell. 2002. Foraging geese, vegetation loss and soil degradation in an Arctic salt marsh.  Applied Vegetation Science 5:7-16.

Kotanen, P.M. 2002. Fates of added nitrogen in fresh-water arctic wetlands grazed by Snow Geese: the role of mosses. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 34: 219-225.

Riley, R., and Jefferies, R.L. 2002.  Subsidy dynamics and global change. In Food Webs at the Landscape Level. (eds. G.A. Polis, G. Huxel and M.E. Power), University of Chicago Press.

Ross, R. K., K. F. Abraham, T. R. Gadawski, R. S. Rempel, T. S. Gabor and R. Maher. 2002.  Abundance and distribution of breeding waterfowl in the Great Clay Belt of northern Ontario. Canadian Field-Naturalist 116(1):42-50.

Srivastava, DS and RL Jefferies. 2002. Intertidal plant communities of an arctic salt marsh: The influence of isostatic uplift and herbivory. Ecoscience 9:112-118.

2001

Alisauskas, RT and RF Rockwell.  2001.  Population dynamics of Ross’s geese.  Pages 55-68.  In: TJ Moser (ed.).  The Status of Ross’s geese.  Arctic Goose Joint Venture Special Publication.  US Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC, and Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa. (ISBN 0-607-98074-5).

Anisimov, O., B. Fitzharris, J.O. Hagen, R.L. Jefferies, F. Nelson, T. Prowse and D. Vaughan. 2001. Polar Regions (Arctic and Antarctic). Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change, Third Assessment Report, Chapter 16, Polar Regions. pp. 801-841. Cambridge University Press.

Badzinski, S. S., C. D. Ankney, J. O. Leafloor and K. F. Abraham. 2001. Composition of eggs and neonates of syntopic Canada geese and lesser snow geese. Auk 118(3):687-697.

Blaney, C.S., and P.M. Kotanen. 2001. Effects of fungal pathogens on seeds of native and exotic plants: a test using congeneric pairs. Journal of Applied Ecology 38: 1104-1113.

Blaney, C.S., and P.M. Kotanen. 2001. Post-dispersal losses to seed predators: an experimental comparison of native and exotic old field plants. Canadian Journal of Botany 79: 284-292.

Blaney, C.S., and P.M. Kotanen. 2001. The vascular flora of Akimiski Island, Nunavut Territory. The Canadian Field-Naturalist 115: 88-98.

Chang, E.R., Jefferies, R.L. & Carleton, T. J. 2001. Relationship between vegetation and soil seed banks in an arctic coastal marsh. Journal of Ecology 89: 367-384.

Cooch, E.G. (2001) First steps with Program MARK: Linear models. Proceedings of the 3rd International Wildlife Conference, Chapter 7, pp. 343-349.

Cooch, EG, RF Rockwell and S Brault. 2001. Retrospective analysis of demographic responses to environmental change: an example in the lesser snow goose. Ecological Monograph 71:377-400.

Didiuk, AB, RT Alisauskas and RF Rockwell.  2001.  Interaction with arctic and subarctic habitats.  Pages 19-32 In: TJ Moser (ed.).  The Status of Ross’s geese.  Arctic Goose Joint Venture Special Publication.  US Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC, and Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa. (ISBN 0-607-98074-5).

Flint, P. L., R. F. Rockwell, and J. S. Sedinger. 2001. Estimating repeatability of egg size. Auk 118:500-503.

Maron, J.L., and R.L. Jefferies. 2001. Restoration of enriched coastal grasslands: effects of mowing on species richness, productivity and nitrogen retention. Ecological Applications, 11: 1088-1100.

Milakovic, B, TJ Carleton and RL Jefferies. 2001. Changes in midge (Diptera: Chironomidae) populations of sub-arctic supratidal vernal ponds in response to goose foraging. Ecoscience 8:58-67.

Samuel, M. D., D. R. Goldberg, A. E. Smith, V. V. Baranyuk & E. G. Cooch. 2001. Neck-band retention for lesser snow geese in the western Arctic. Journal of Wildlife Management 65:797-807.

2000

Chang, ER, TA Dickinson and RL Jefferies. 2000. Seed flora of La Pérouse Bay, Manitoba, Canada: a DELTA database of morphological and ecological characters. Canadian Journal of Botany 78:481-496.

Gadallah, FL, Csillag, F, & Smith, EJM 2000. Destriping multisensor imagery with moment matching. International Journal of Remote Sensing.

Handa, T. and RL Jefferies. 2000. Assisted revegetation trials in degraded salt marshes of the Hudson Bay lowlands. Journal of Applied Ecology 37:944-958.

Jefferies, RL. 2000. Allochthonous inputs: integrating population changes and food web dynamics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 15:23-26.

Kotanen, P.M., and J. Bergelson. 2000. Effects of simulated grazing on different genotypes of Bouteloua gracilis: how important is morphology? Oecologia 123: 66-74.

Kotanen, P.M., and J.P. Rosenthal. 2000. Tolerating herbivory: does the plant care if the herbivore has a backbone? Evolutionary Ecology 14: 537-549.

Leafloor, J.O. and K.F. Abraham. 2000. Procedures for monitoring the Mississippi Valley Population of Canada geese and suggestions for improvement. .  pages 117-122 In K. M. Dickson (ed). Towards conservation of the diversity of Canada geese (Branta canadensis).  Canadian Wildlife Service Occasional Paper No. 103.

Leafloor, J.O., M.R.J. Hill,  D.H. Rusch, K.F. Abraham and R.K. Ross.  2000.  Nesting ecology and gosling survival of Canada geese on Akimiski Island, Northwest Territories.  Pages 109-116 In K. M. Dickson (ed). Towards conservation of the diversity of Canada geese (Branta canadensis).  Canadian Wildlife Service Occasional Paper No. 103.

Rockwell, RF and CD Ankney. 2000. Snow Geese - Can We Pay Down the Mortgage? Canadian Wildlife Service Occasional Paper 102: 32-34.

Vacek, CM and RF Rockwell. 2000.  Starving shorebirds: another consequence of a burgeoning snow goose population? South Dakota Conservation Naturalist 67:10-13.

1999

Abraham, KF, JO Leafloor and HG Lumsden. 1999. Establishment and growth of the Lesser Snow Goose (Chen caerulescens caerulescens) nesting colony on Akimiski Island, James Bay, Northwest Territories. Canadian Field Naturalist 113(2):245-250.

Abraham, KF, JO Leafloor and DH Rusch. 1999. Molt migrant Canada geese in northern Ontario and Western James Bay. Journal of Wildlife Management 63(2):640-655.

Cooch, EG, A Dzubin and RF Rockwell. 1999. Using body size to estimate gosling age. Journal of Field Ornithology. 70:214-229.

Cooch, EG, DB Lank, RF Rockwell and F Cooke. 1999. Body size and recruitment in snow geese. Bird Study 46: S112-119.

Flint, PL, A Fowler and RF Rockwell. 1999. Modeling bird mortality associated with the M/V Citrus oil spill off St. Paul Island, Alaska. Ecological Modeling 117:261-267.

Forbes, BC. and RL Jefferies. 1999. Revegetation of disturbed arctic sites: constraints and applications. Biological Conservation 88:15-24.

Jefferies, RL. 1999. Herbivores, nutrients and trophic cascades in terrestrial environments. Pages 301-330 in Herbivores: Between Plants and Predators, H Olff, VK Brown and RH Drent (eds.) The 38th Symposium of the British Ecological Society, Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Kotanen, PM 1999. The snow goose controversy. World Wildlife Fund Arctic Bulletin 1.99:18-19

Maron, JL and RL Jefferies. 1999. Bush lupine mortality, altered resource availability, and alternative vegetation states. Ecology 80:443-454.

Tacha, TC, JC Davies, DD Thornburg and KF Abraham. 1998. Estimating breeding pairs and spring numbers of Mississippi Valley Population Canada geese. Pages 113-116 in DH Rusch, MD Samuel, DD Humburg and BD Sullivan (eds.). Proceedings of the International Canada Goose Symposium. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Trost, R, KF Abraham, JC Davies, KE Bednarik and HG Lumsden. 1998. The distribution of leg-band recoveries from Canada geese banded in the Southern James Bay region of Canada. Pages 249-254 in DH Rusch, MD Samuel, DD Humburg and BD Sullivan (eds.). Proceedings of the International Canada Goose Symposium. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Wilson, DJ, R van der Wal, ER Chang, A Jensen & RL Jefferies (1999). Urea hydrolysis and nitrification in arctic salt-marsh soils: Possible constraints on the growth of forage plants. Ecoscience 6:72-78.

1998

Abraham, KF, RL Jefferies, JO Leafloor and RK Ross. 1998. Snow geese in Polar Bear Provincial Park: Implications of a trophic cascade. Pages 153- 160 in Parks Research Forum for Ontario Proceedings. K. Van Osch, editor.

Abraham, KF and JE Thompson. 1998. Defining the Pen Islands caribou herd of southern Hudson Bay. Rangifer 10:33-40.

Flint, PL, JB Grand and RF Rockwell. 1998. A model of northern pintail productivity and population growth. Journal of Wildlife Management. 62:1110-1118.

Jano, AP, RL Jefferies and RF Rockwell. 1998. The detection of change by multi-temporal analysis of LANDSAT data: the effects of goose foraging. Journal of Ecology 86:93-100.

Kotanen, PM, J Bergelson and DL Hazlett. 1998. Habitats of native and exotic plants in Colorado shortgrass steppe: a comparative approach. Canadian Journal of Botany 76:664-672.

Leafloor, JO, CD Ankney and DH Rusch. 1998. Environmental effects on body size of Canada geese. The Auk 115:26-33.

Lindberg, MS, JS Sedinger, DV Derksen and RF Rockwell. 1998. Natal and breeding philopatry in a black brant (Branta bernicla nigricans) metapopulation. Ecology 79:1893-1904.

Skinner, WR, RL Jefferies, TJ Carleton, RF Rockwell and KF Abraham. 1998. Prediction of reproductive success and failure in lesser snow geese based on early season climatic variables. Global Change Biology 3:3-16.

1997

Abraham, KF. 1997. Small Canada Geese in Ontario. Ontario Field Ornithologists News. 15:4.

Abraham, KF and RL Jefferies. 1997. High goose populations: Causes, impacts and implications. (pp. 7-72). In: B. Batt (ed.) Arctic Ecosystems in Peril: Report of the Arctic Goose Habitat Working Group. Arctic Goose Joint Venture, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa and US Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. (ISBN 0-9617279-3-4).

Abraham, KF and JE Thompson. 1997. Defining the Pen Islands caribou herd of southern Hudson Bay. Rangifer 10:33-40.

Abraham, KF and N Wilson. 1997. A collision of oldsquaws. Ontario birds 15:29-33.

Hansell, RIC, JR Malcolm, H Welch, RL Jefferies and PA Scott. 1997. Atmospheric change and biodiversity in the Arctic. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 12 (in press).

Jefferies. RL. 1997. Long-term damage to sub-arctic ecosystems by geese: ecological indicators and measures of ecosystem dysfunction. (pp. 151-165). In: RMM Crawford (ed.) Disturbance and Recovery of Arctic Terrestrial Ecosystems. NATO, ASI Series, Volume 25, Kluwer Academic Publications, Dordrecht.

Jefferies, RL and JL Maron. 1997. An embarrassment of riches? Atmospheric deposition of nitrogen and community ecosystem processes. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 12:74-77.

Kotanen, PM. 1997. Effects of experimental soil disturbance on revegetation by natives and exotics in coastal Californian meadows. Journal of Applied Ecology 34: 631-644

Kotanen, PM. 1997. Effects of gap area and shape on recolonization by grassland plants with differing reproductive strategies. Canadian Journal of Botany 75: 352-361.

Kotanen, PM and RL Jefferies. 1997. Long-term destruction of wetland vegetation by Lesser Snow Geese. Écoscience 4:1895-1898.

Leafloor, JO, MRJ Hill, DH Rusch, KF Abraham and RK Ross. 1997. Nesting ecology and gosling survival of Canada geese on Akimiski Island, Northwest Territories. Canadian Wildlife Service Occasional Papers (in press).

Leafloor, JO and DH Rusch. 1997. Clinal size variation in Canada geese affects morphometric discrimination techniques. Journal of Wildlife Management 61:184-191.

Majorowicz, JA, & WR Skinner. 1997. Potential causes of differences between ground and surface air temperature warming across different ecozones in Alberta, Canada. Global and Planetary Change, 15, 79-91.

Prewett, M, P Rockwell, RF Rockwell, NA Giorgio, J Mendelsohn, HI Scher and NI Goldstein. 1997. The biological effects of C225, a chimmeric monoclonal antibody to the EGFR, on human prostate carcinoma. Journal of Immunotherapy 19:419-427.

Rockwell, RF, EG Cooch and Solange Brault. 1997. Dynamics of the mid-continent population of lesser snow geese - Projected impacts of reductions in survival and fertility on population growth rates. (pp. 73-100). In: B. Batt (ed.) Arctic Ecosystems in Peril: Report of the Arctic Goose Habitat Working Group. Arctic Goose Joint Venture, Canadian Wildlife Service, Ottawa and US Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. (ISBN 0-9617279-3-4).

Rockwell, RF, KF Abraham and RL Jefferies. 1997. The best laid plans: What happens when conservation efforts work too well? Living Bird 16:16-23.

Shabbar, A., K Higiguchi, WR Skinner and JL Knox. 1997. The association between the BWA Index and winter surface temperature variability over eastern Canada and west Greenland. International Journal of Climatology, 17, 1195-1210.

1996

Abraham, KF, RL Jefferies, RF Rockwell and CD MacInnes. 1996. Why are there so many white geese in North America? Proceedings of the 7th International Waterfowl Symposium pp. 79-92, Ducks Unlimited, Memphis.

Bazely, DR and RL Jefferies. 1996. Trophic interactions in arctic ecosystems and the occurrence of a terrestrial trophic cascade. (pp. 183-207). In SJ Woodin and M Marquiss (eds.). The Ecology of Arctic Environments. Special Publication of the British Ecological Society. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford.

Leafloor, JO, KF Abraham, DH Rusch, RK Ross and MRJ Hill. 1996. Status of the Southern James Bay Population of Canada geese. Proceedings of the 7th International Waterfowl Symposium pp. 103-108, Ducks Unlimited, Memphis.

Leaflor, JO, CD Ankney and KW Risi. 1996. Social enhancement of wing molt in female mallards. Canadian journal of Zoology 74:1376-1378.

Leafloor, JO, DH Rusch, AE Smith and JC Wood. 1996. Hunting vulnerability of local and migrant Canada geese: a comment. Journal of Wildlife Management 60:452-457.

Leaflor, JO, JE Thompson and CD Ankney. 1996. Body mass and carcass composition of fall migrant Oldsquaws. Wilson Bulletin 108:567-572.

Kotanen, PM. 1996. Revegetation following soil disturbance in a California meadow: the role of propagule supply. Oecologia 108:652-662

Rockwell, RF, KF Abraham and RL Jefferies. 1996. Tundra under siege. Natural History 105:20-21.

Rusch, DH, FD Caswell, MM Gillespie and JO Leafloor. 1996. Research contributions to management of Canada geese in the Mississippi Flyway. Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference 61:437-449.

Schmutz, JA, RF Rockwell and MR Petersen. 1996. Relative effects of survival and reproduction on the population dynamics of emperor geese. Journal of Wildlife Management 61:191-201.

Srivastava, DS and RL Jefferies. 1996. A positive feedback: herbivory, plant growth, salinity and the desertification of an arctic salt marsh. Journal of Ecology 84:31-42

Wilson, DJ and RL Jefferies. 1996. Nitrogen mineralization, plant growth and goose herbivory in an arctic coastal ecosystem. Journal of Ecology 85:841-851.

1995

Cooke, F, RF Rockwell and DB Lank. 1995. The Snow Geese of La Perouse Bay: Natural Selection in the Wild. Oxford University Press, Oxford. 289 pp.

Gadallah, FL and RL Jefferies. 1995. Comparison of the nutrient contents of the principal forage plants utilized by lesser snow geese on summer breeding grounds. Journal of Applied Ecology 32:276-287.

Gadallah, FL and RL Jefferies. 1995. Forage quality in brood rearing areas of the lesser snow goose and the growth of captive goslings. Journal of Applied Ecology 32:263-275.

Jefferies, RL. 1995. Tundra. (pp. 431-446). In: EO Wilson, PH Raven, I Karube, and WA Nierenberg (eds). Arctic and Sub-Arctic Encyclopedia of Environmental Biology. Academic Press, New York.

Jefferies, RL and JP Bryant. 1995. The plant-vertebrate herbivore interface in arctic ecosystems. Pages 271-281. In: FS Chapin and Ch Körner (eds). Arctic and Alpine Biodiversity: Patterns, Causes and Ecosystem Consequences. Ecological Studies Volume 113, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.

Jefferies, RL, FL Gadallah, DS Srivastava and DJ Wilson. 1995. Desertification and trophic cascades in arctic coastal ecosystems: a potential climatic change scenario? (pp. 201-206). In: T. Callaghan (ed) Global Change and Arctic Terrestrial Ecosystems. Proceedings from the NINA Symposium, Oppdahl, Norway.

Rockwell, RF and GF Barrowclough. 1995. Effective population size and lifetime reproductive success. Conservation Biology 9:1225-1233.

Rockwell, RF, MR Petersen and JA Schmutz. 1995. The Emperor Goose: An Annotated Bibliography. Institute of Arctic Biology. Biological Papers of the University of Alaska 25, Fairbanks. 71pp.

Srivastava, DS and RL Jefferies. 1995. The effect of salinity on the leaf and shoot demography of two arctic forage species. Journal of Ecology 83:421-430.

Srivastava, DS and RL Jefferies. 1995. Mosaics of vegetation and soil salinity: a consequence of goose foraging in an arctic salt marsh. Canadian Journal of Botany 74:75-83.

Strong, DR, JL Maron, PG Connors, A Whipple, S Harrison and RL Jefferies. 1995. High mortality, fluctuations in numbers and heavy subterranean insect herbivory in bush lupine, Lupinus arboreus. Oecologia 104:85-92..

1994

Bruggink, JG, TC Tacha, JC Davies and KF Abraham. 1994. Nesting ecology of Mississippi Valley population of Canada geese. Wildlife Monographs 126:1-39.

Jefferies, RL. 1994. Disturbance, herbivory and the resilience of tundra plant communities. Acta Botanica Neerlandica 43:171-172.

Jefferies, RL. 1994. Disturbance, species' groups and the maintenance of arctic plant assemblages. (pp. 159-174). In: MM Watanabe (ed). Biodiversity, Its Complexity and Role. National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tsukuba.

Jefferies, RL and KF Abraham. 1994. Goose Foraging an its Effects on Plant Communities: Observations and Recording Procedures. University of Toronto, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Canadian Wildlife Service, Toronto.

Jefferies, RL, DR Klein and GR Shaver. 1994. Herbivores and northern plant communities: reciprocal influences and responses. Oikos 71:193-206.

Merendino, MT, CD Ankney, DG Dennis and JO Leafloor. 1994. Morphometric discrimination of giant and Akimiski Island Canada geese. Wildlife Society Bulletin 22:14-19.

Petersen, MR, RF Rockwell and JA Schmutz. 1994. The Emperor Goose (Chen canagica). (pp. 1-20). In: A Poole, P Stettenhwim, and F Gill (eds). The Birds of North America. The American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, D.C.

Robertson, GJ, EG Cooch, DB Lank, RF Rockwell and F Cooke. 1994. Female age and egg size in the lesser snow goose. Journal of Avian Biology 25:149-155.

Roulet, NT, AP Jano, AP Kelly, LF Klinger, TR Moore, R Protz, JA Ritter and WR Rouse. 1994. Role of the Hudson Bay Lowlands as a source of atmospheric methane. Journal of Geophysical Research 99:1439-1454.

Schneider, JP, TC Tacha and JO Leafloor. 1994. Potential predictors of numbers of Canada goose nests from aerial surveys. Wildlife Society Bulletin 22:431-436.

1993

Barrowclough, GF and RF Rockwell. 1993. Variance in lifetime reproductive success: estimation based on demographic data. American Naturalist 141:281-295.

Cooch, EG, RL Jefferies, RF Rockwell and F Cooke. 1993. Environmental change and the cost of philopatry: an example in the lesser snow goose. Oecologia 93:128-138.

Rockwell, RF, EG Cooch, CB Thompson and F Cooke. 1993. Age and reproductive success in lesser snow geese: experience, senescence and the cost of philopatry. Journal of Animal Ecology 62:323-333.

Skinner, WR. 1993. Lake ice conditions as a cryospheric indicator for detecting climate variability in Canada (pp. 204-240). In: RG Barry, BE Goddison, and EF LeDrew (eds). Snow Watch '92. National Museums of Canada, Ottawa.

Skinner, W and DW Gullett. 1993. Trends of daily maximum and minimum temperature in Canada during the last century. Climatological Bulletin 27:63-77.

Williams, TD, EG Cooch, RL Jefferies and F Cooke. 1993. Density-dependent environmental degradation food limitation and reproductive output: juvenile survival in lesser snow geese. Journal of Animal Ecology 62:766-777.

Williams, TW, F Cooke, EG Cooch and RF Rockwell. 1993. Effects of declining body condition on gosling survival in mass-banded lesser snow geese. Journal of Wildlife Management 57:555-562.

Zellmer, ID, MJ Clauss, DS Hik and RL Jefferies. 1993. Growth responses of arctic graminoids to grazing by captive goslings. Oecologia 93:487-492.

1992

Chapin, FS, RL Jefferies, J Reynolds, GR Shaver and J Svoboda. 1992. Arctic physiological ecology: a challenge for the future. (pp. 441-451). In: FS Chapin, RL Jefferies, JF Reynolds, GR Shaver, and J Svoboda (eds). Arctic Ecosystems in a Changing Climate: an Ecophysiological Perspective. Academic Press, New York.

Chapin, FS, RL Jefferies, J Reynolds, GR Shaver and J Svoboda. 1992. Arctic physiological ecology in an ecosystem context. (pp. 3-8). In: FS Chapin, RL Jefferies, JF Reynolds, GR Shaver, and J Svoboda (eds). Arctic Ecosystems in a Changing Climate: an Ecophysiological Perspective. Academic Press, New York.

Chou, R, C Vardy and RL Jefferies. 1992. Establishment of leaves and other plant fragments by the foraging activites of geese. Functional Ecology 6:297-301.

Cooch, EG, RL Jefferies, RF Rockwell and F Cooke. 1992. Environmental change and the cost of philopatry in lesser snow geese. Oecologia 93:128-138.

Cooch, EG, DB Lank, RF Rockwell and F Cooke. 1992. Is there a relationship between body size and fecundity in lesser snow geese. Auk 109:667-673.

Francis, CM, MH Richards, F Cooke and RF Rockwell. 1992. Change in survival rates of lesser snow geese with age and breeding experience. Auk 109:731-747.

Francis, CM, MH Richards, F Cooke and RF Rockwell. 1992. Long term survival rates of lesser snow geese. Ecology 73:1346-1362.

Gullett, DW, WR Skinner and L Vincent. 1992. Development of an historical Canadian climate database for temperature and other climate elements. Climatological Bulletin 26:125-131.

Hik, DS, RL Jefferies and ARE Sinclair. 1992. Grazing by geese, isostatic uplift and the occurrence of multiple stable states of salt-marsh vegetation. Journal of Animal Ecology 80:395-406.

Jefferies, RL, J Svoboda, G Henry, M Raillard and RW Ruess. 1992. Tundra grazing systems and climatic change (pp. 391-412). In: FS Chapin, RL Jefferies, JF Reynolds, GR Shaver, and J Svoboda (eds). Arctic Ecosystems in a Changing Climate: an Ecophysiological Perspective. Academic Press, New York.

1991

Cooch, EG, DB Lank, F Cooke and RF Rockwell. 1991. Long-term decline in body size in a snow goose population: Evidence of environmental degradation? Journal of Animal Ecology 60:483-496.

Cooch, EG, DB Lank, A Dzubin, RF Rockwell and F Cooke. 1991. Body size variation in lesser snow geese: environmental plasticity in gosling growth rates. Ecology 72:503-512.

Cooke, F, RF Rockwell and DB Lank. 1991. Recruitment in long-lived birds: genetic considerations. Proceedings of the XXth International Ornithology Congress:1666-1677.

Hik, DS, HA Sadul and RL Jefferies. 1991. Effects of the timing of multiple grazing by geese on net above-ground primary production of swards of Puccinellia phryganodes. Journal of Ecology 79:715-730.

Iacobelli, A and RL Jefferies. 1991. Inverse salinity gradients in coastal marshes and the death of Salix: the effects of grubbing by geese. Journal of Ecology 79:61-74.

Jefferies, RL and T Rudmik. 1991. Growth, reproduction and resource allocation in halophytes. Aquatic Botany 39:3-16.

Lank, DB, MA Bousfield, F Cooke and RF Rockwell. 1991. Why do snow geese adopt eggs? Behavioral Ecology 2:181-187.

Leafloor, JO and CD Ankney. 1991. Factors affecting wing molt chronology of female mallards. Canadian Journal of Zoology 69:924-928.

Samuel, M, D Rusch, KF Abraham, MM Gillespie, JP Prevett and GW Swenson. 1991. Fall and winter distribution patterns of Canada geese in the Mississippi flyway. Journal of Wildlife Management 55:449-456.

Tacha, TC, A Woolf, WD Klimstra and KF Abraham. 1991. Migration patterns of the Mississippi Valley Population of Canada geese. Journal of Wildlife Management 55:99-102.

1990

Cooke, F, JC Davies and RF Rockwell. 1990. Body size and fecundity in lesser snow geese: A response to R.T. Alisauskas and C.D. Ankney. Auk 107:444-446.

Hik, DS and RL Jefferies. 1990. Increases in the net above-ground primary production of a saltmarsh forage grass: a test of the herbivore optimization model. Journal of Ecology 78:180-195.

Kerbes, RH, PM Kotanen and RL Jefferies. 1990. Destruction of wetland habitats by lesser snow geese: a keystone species on the west coast of Hudson Bay. Journal of Applied Ecology . 27:242-258.

Lank, DB, RF Rockwell and F Cooke. 1990. Frequency-dependent fitness consequences of intraspecific nest parasitism in snow geese. Evolution 44:1436-1453.

Leafloor, JO and BDJ Batt. 1990. Repeatability of wing molt timing of mallards in relation to breeding. Canadian Journal of Zoology 68: 2620-2624.




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