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Statistics bibliography 02 - ecology

Anderson, I. (1991). This Week. Himalayan scandal rocks Indian science. New Scientist No. 1755, 17 (9 February).


Brightwell. R. et al. (1997). Changes over twelve years in populations of Glossina pallidipes and Glossina longipennis (Diptera: Glossinidae) subject to varying trapping pressure at Nguruman, south-west Kenya. Bulletin of Entomological Research 87 (4), 349-370. Full text [free pdf]


Brightwell, R. & Dransfield, R. (1997). Odour attractants for the tsetse: Glossina austeni, G. brevipalpis and G. swynnertoni. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 11 (3), 297-299. [Abstract only]


Ben-David, M. et al. (2002). Post-release survival of river otters: Effects of exposure to crude oil and captivity. Journal of Wildlife Management 66 (4), 1208-1223.


f0> Berry, C.M. (1999). Planting the evidence. (Book review). Nature 401 (6755), 742-743.


A good example of such pseudo-science is given by: Bast, J. (1998) The Questionable Science Behind the Global Warming Scare. No. 89 - October 30, 1998. [no longer available post 2006]


Burnett, H.S. (1999). Brief Analysis 299. The collapsing scientific cornerstones of global warming. Ideas House. [no longer available post 2006]


Carneiro, M.A.A. et al. 2007 Ethical abuses in the authorship of scientific papers. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 51 (1), 1-5. [free pdf]


Dransfield, R. et al. (1997). Size and mortality rates of Glossina pallidipes in the semi-arid zone of southwestern Kenya. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 3 (1), 83-95. [Abstract only]


FAO (1997). State of the World's Forests 1997. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy. 200 pp. [all issues from 1995 to 2007 as free html/pdf]


Finney, S.K. et al. (2005). The effect of recreational disturbance on an upland breeding bird, the golden plover Pluvialis apricaria. Biological Conservation 121 (1), 53 -63.


Galetti, M. & Aleixo. A. (1998). Effects of palm heart harvesting on avian frugivores in the Atlantic rain forest of Brazil. Journal of Applied Ecology 35 (2), 286-293. [free pdf]


Godoy, R. et al. (2000). Valuation of consumption and sale of forest goods from Central American rain forest. Nature 406, 62-63 (6 July).


T. Gebre-Michael, T. et al. (2004). Mapping the potential distribution of Phlebotomus martini and P. orientalis (Diptera: Psychodidae), vectors of kala-azar in East Africa by use of geographic information systems. Acta Tropica 90 (1), 73-86.


Graham, M.H. & Dayton, P.K. (2002). On the evolution of ecological ideas: Paradigms and scientific progress. Ecology 83 (6), 1481-1489. [free pdf]


Harris, G. (1998). Dust, deception and death. Why black lung hasn't been wiped out. The Courier-Journal April 19, 1998.


Huxley, A. (1977). The Population Explosion. In: The Human Situation: Lectures in Santa Barbara, 1959. Cox & Wyman, Reading.


Krebs, J. R. (2000). GM foods in the UK between 1996 and 1999: Comments on "Genetically modified crops: risks and promise" by Gordon Conway. Conservation Ecology 4(1): 11. [free html]


Kuhn, T.S. (1952) The structure of scientific revolutions. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, Illinois, USA.


King, D.A. et al. (2006). The contribution of interspecific variation in maximum tree height to tropical and temperate diversity. Journal of Tropical Ecology 22 (1), 11-24.


Koenraadt, C.J.M. et al. (2004). The effects of rainfall and evapotranspiration on the temporal dynamics of Anopheles gambiae s.s. and Anopheles arabiensis in a Kenyan village. Acta Tropica 90 (2), 141-153.


Laurance, W. F. 2000. Mega-development trends in the Amazon: implications for global change. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 61 (1), 113-122.


Lander, M.E. et al. (2002). Behavior, movements, and apparent survival of rehabilitated and free ranging harbor seal pups. Journal of Wildlife Management 66 (1), 19-28.


Lorenzo, M.G. et al. (1998). Triatoma infestans can be captured under natural climatic conditions using yeast-baited traps. Acta Tropica 70 (3), 277-284.


Leslie, A.J. & Spotila, J.R. (2001). Alien plant threatens Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) breeding in Lake St Lucia, South Africa. Biological Conservation 98 (3), 347-355.


Levin, P.S. & Williams, J.G. (2002). Interspecific effects of artifically propagated fish: an additional conservation risk for salmon. Conservation Biology 16 (6), 1581-1587.


McNab, W.H. et al. (2004). Landscape distribution and characteristics of large hurricane-related canopy gaps in a southern Appalachian watershed. Forest Ecology and Management 196 (2-3), 435-447.


McLean, I.G. et al. (1999). Teaching predator-recognition to a naive bird: implications for management. Biological Conservation 87 (1), 123-130.


Mcpherson, J.M. et al. (2004). The effects of species' range sizes on the accuracy of distribution models: ecological phenomenon or statistical artefact? Journal of Applied Ecology 41 (5), 811-823. [free pdf]


Manel, S. et al. (2001). Evaluating presence-absence models in ecology: the need to account for prevalence. Journal of Applied Ecology 38 (5), 921-931. [free pdf]


Meek, D.W. & Hatfield, J.L. (1994). Data quality checking for single station meteorological databases. Agricultural and forest meteorology 69 (1-2), 85-109. [abstract only]


Meiners, T. & Obermaier, E. (2004). Hide and seek on two spatial scales - vegetation structure effects herbivore oviposition and egg parasitism. Basic and Applied Ecology 5 (1), 87-94.


Moore, N. et al. (1999). Survey of badger Meles meles damage to agriculture in England and Wales. Journal of Applied Ecology 36 (6), 974-988. [free pdf]


Martin, B. (1981). The scientific straightjacket. The power structure of science and the suppression of environmental scholarship. The Ecologist 11, 33-43.


Msangi, A.R. et al. (1998). Factors influencing the prevalence of trypanosome infection of Glossina pallidipes on the Ruvu flood plain of Eastern Tanzania. Acta Tropica 70 (2), 143-155.


See Mayle et al. (1999) How many deer. A field guide to estimating deer population size. Forestry Commission Field Book 18.


Nigg, H.N. & Radulescu, G. (1994). Scientific misconduct in environmental science and toxicology. JAMA 272 (2), 168-169. [not accessible]


Newman, C. et al. (2003). Validating mammal monitoring methods and assessing the performance of volunteers in wildlife conservation - 'Sed quis custodies ipsos custodies?' Biological Conservation 113 (2), 189-197.


O'Connell-Rodwell, C. et al. (2000). Living with the modern conservation paradigm: can agricultural communities co-exist with elephants? A five-year case study in East Caprivi, Namibia. Biological Conservation 93 (3), 381-391.


Ouma et al. (2000). Comparative sensitivity of dot-ELISA, PCR and dissection method for the detection of trypanosome infections in tsetse flies (Diptera: Glossinidae). Acta Tropica 75 (3), 315-321.


Parmenter, R.R. et al. (1989). Animal density estimation using a trapping web design: field validation experiments. Ecology 70 (1), 169-179.


Peters, C. M. et al. (1989). Valuation of an Amazonian rainforest. Nature 339, 655-656 (29 June).


Postel, S. (1988). Global view of a tropical disaster. American Forests November/December, 25-30.


Rodriguez, A. et al. (1996). Use of non-wildlife passages across a high speed railway by terrestrial vertebrates. Journal of Applied Ecology 33 (6), 1527-1540.


Roubik, D. W. (2001). Ups and downs in pollinator populations: When is there a decline? Conservation Ecology 5 (1): 2. [free html]


Rothbard, D. & Rucker, C. (1997). The Rainforest Issue: Myths and Facts. Committee For A Constructive Tommorrow (CFACT) Briefing Paper #102, January, 1997. [not accessible]


Raven, J.E. (1949). Alien plant introductions on the Isle of Rhum. Nature 163, 104-105 (15 January).


Sabbagh, K. (1999). A rum affair: how botany's 'Piltdown Man' was unmasked. Allen Lane.


Scutareanu, P. et al. (1999). Cross-correlation analysis of fluctuations in local populations of pear psyllids and anthocorid bugs. Ecological Entomology 24 (3), 354-362.


Stander, P.E. et al. (1998). Spoor counts as indices of large carnivore populations: the relationship between spoor frequency, sampling effort and true density. Journal of Applied Ecology 35 (3), 378-385. [free pdf]


Sheil, D. & Wunder, S. (2002). The value of tropical forest to local communities: complications, caveats, and cautions. Conservation Ecology 6(2): 9. [free html]


Slater, E.M. (2003). An assessment of wildlife road casualties - the potential discrepancy between numbers counted and numbers killed. Web Ecology 3, 33-42. [free pdf]


Stadler, B. & Dixon, A.F.G. (1999). Ant attendance in aphids: why different degrees of myrmecophily?. Ecological Entomology 24 (3), 363-369.


Stuart, M.K. & Greenstone, M.H. (1996). Serological diagnosis of parasitism: a monoclonal antibody-based immunodot assay for Microplitis croceipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). pp 301-321 In: Symondson, W.O.C. & Liddell, J.E. (1996)The Ecology of Agricultural pests. Chapman & Hall, London.


Talent, J.A. (1989). The case of the peripatetic fossils. Nature 338, 613-615 (20 April).


Van Den Bosch, R. (1989) The pesticide conspiracy. University of California Press, Berkeley.


Venter, G.J. et al. (1998). Vector competence of Culicoides bolitinos and C. imicola for South African bluetongue virus serotypes 1,3 and 4. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 12 (4), 378-385.


Warnken, J. & Buckley, R. (1998). Scientific quality of tourism environmental impact assessment. Journal of Applied Ecology 35 (1), 1-8. [free pdf]


Wade, T.G. et al. (2003). Distribution and causes of global forest fragmentation. Conservation Ecology 7 (2): 7. [free pdf]


Williams et al. (1995). Broken houses: Science and development in the African savannahs. Agriculture and Human Values 12 (2), 29-38.


Woelfl, S. et al. (2003). Trophic parameters and method validation in Lake Ri˝ihue (North Patagonia: Chile) from 1978 through 1997. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 76 (3), 459-474. [free pdf]


Woodroffe, R. et al. (1999). Attempts to control tuberculosis in cattle by removing infected badgers: constraints imposed by live test sensitivity. Journal of Applied Ecology 36 (4), 494-501. [free pdf]