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Statistics bibliography 07 - ecology

Akroyd, J.M. et al. (2002). Abundance, distribution, and size structure of toheroa (Paphies ventricosa)at Ripiro Beach, Dargaville, Northland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 36 (3), 547-553. [free]


Ancrenaz M. et al. (2004). Aerial surveys give new estimates for orangutans in Sabah, Malaysia. PLoS Biology 3(1): e3.[free]


Bate, L.J. et al. (2004). Performance of sampling methods to estimate log characteristics for wildlife. Forest Ecology and Management 199 (1), 83-102. [free]


Bart, J. et al. (1998). Sampling and statistical methods for behavioural ecologists. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.


Baylis, M. et al. (1997). The spatial and seasonal distribution of African horse sickness and its potential Culicoides vectors in Morocco. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 11 (3), 203-212. [Abstract only]


Beecher, N.A. et al. (2002). Agroecology of birds in organic and nonorganic farmland. Conservation Biology 16 (6), 1620-1631. [free]


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]


Berkeley, A. et al. (2005). Cyanobacterial soil crusts and woody shrub canopies in Kalahari rangelands. African Journal of Ecology 43 (2), 137-145.


Blanco, G. et al. (1998). Traditional farming and key foraging habitats for chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax conservation in a Spanish pseudosteppe landscape. Journal of Applied Ecology 35 (2), 232-239. [free pdf]


Bonnet, X. et al. (2005). Do 'quiet' places make animals placid? Island vs mainland tiger snakes. Ethology 111 (6), 573-592. [free pdf]


Bennett, L.T. & Adams, M.A. (2004). Assessment of ecological effects due to forest harvesting: approaches and statistical issues. Journal of Applied Ecology 41 (4), 585-598. [free pdf]


Boland, C.R.J. (2004). Introduced cane toads Bufo marinus are active nest predators and competitors of rainbow bee-eaters Merops ornatus : observational and experimental evidence. Biological Conservation 120 (1), 53-62.


Bro, E. et al. (2004). Impact of habitat management on grey partridge populations: assessing wildlife cover using a multisite BACI experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology 41 (5), 846-857. [free pdf]


Breitenmoser, U. et al. (1993). Spatial organization and recruitment of lynx (Lynx lynx) in a re-introduced population in the Swiss Jura mountains. Journal of Zoology 231 (3), 449-464.


Bergquist, N.R. (2001). Review. Vector-borne parasitic diseases: new trends in data collection and risk assessment. Acta Tropica 79 (1), 13-20.


Brightwell et al. (1992). Factors affecting seasonal dispersal of the tsetse flies Glossina pallidipes and G. longipennis (Diptera: Glossinidae) at Nguruman, south-west Kenya. Bulletin of Entomological Research 82 (2), 167-182. [abstract only]


Buckland, S.T. et al. (2005). Monitoring change in biodiversity through composite indices. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 360, 243-254. [free pdf]


Caro, T. M. (2001). Species richness and abundance of small mammals inside and outside an African national park. Biological Conservation 98, 251-257. [free]


Creel, S. & Creel, N.M. (1998). Six ecological factors that may limit African wild dogs, Lycaon pictus. Animal Conservation 1 (1), 1-9.


Costantini, C. et al. (1998). Relationship to human biting collections and influence of light and bednet in CDC light-trap catches of West African malaria vectors. Bulletin of Entomological Research 88 (5), 503-511.


Côté et al. (1999). Potential impacts of gravel extraction on Spanish populations of river blennies Salaria fluviatilis (Pisces, Blenniidae). Biological Conservation 87, 359-367.


Craig, C.L. et al. (2001). Signal polymorphism in the web-decorating spider Argiope argentata is correlated with reduced survivorship and the presence of stingless bees, its primary prey. Evolution 55 (5), 986-993.


Cottingham, K.L. et al. (2005). Knowing when to draw the line: designing more informative ecological experiments Frontiers in Ecology & Environment 3 (3), 145-152.[0145:KWTDTL]2.0.CO;2 [free pdf]


Danielsen, F. et al. (2000). A simple system for monitoring biodiversity in protected areas of a developing country. Biodiversity and Conservation 9 (12), 1671-1705. [free pdf]


Danielsen, F. et al. (2003). Biodiversity monitoring in developing countries: what are we trying to achieve? Oryx 37 (4), 1671-1705. [free pdf]


Deutschman, D.H. (2001). Design and analysis of biodiversity field experiments. Ecological Research 16 (5), 833-843.


Dransfield, R.D. et al. (1982). Population dynamics of Glossina morsitans submorsitans Newstead and G. tachinoides Westwood (Diptera: Glossinidae) in sub-Sudan savanna in northern Nigeria. I. Sampling methodology for adults and seasonal changes in numbers caught in different vegetation types. Bulletin of Entomological Research 72, 175-192.


Donnelly, C.A. et al. (2003). Impact of localized badger culling on tuberculosis incidence in British cattle. Nature 426, 834-837 (18 December). [free pdf]


Dominy, N. J. & Duncan, B. (2001). GPS and GIS methods in an African rain forest: applications to tropical ecology and conservation. Conservation Ecology 5(2): 6. [free html]


Eberhardt, L.L. (1978). Appraising variability in population studies. Journal of Wildlife Management 42 (2), 207-238.


Elzinga, C.L. et al. (2001). Monitoring plant and animal populations: A handbook for field biologists. Wiley-Blackwell. 432 pp. [not available in full on line]


Escribano, R. & Hidalgo, P. (2000). Spatial distribution of copepods in the north of the Humboldt Current region off Chile during coastal upwelling. Journal of the Marine Biological Association, UK 80 (2), 283-290. 10.1017/S002531549900185X


Evans, D.M. et al. (2006). To graze or not to graze? Sheep, voles, forestry and nature conservation in the British uplands. Journal of Applied Ecology 43 (3), 499-505. [free pdf]


Fernandes, G.W. et al. (1999). Ant effects on three-trophic level interactions: plant, galls, and parasitoids. Ecological Entomology 24 (4), 411-415.


Food And Agriculture Organization Of The United Nations (1992). Training manual for tsetse control personel. Use of attractive devices for tsetse survey and control. FAO, Rome.


Gibson, D.J. et al. (1999). Designs for greenhouse studies of interactions between plants. Journal of Ecology 87, 1-16. [free pdf]


Goldsmith, F.B. (1991). Monitoring for conservation and ecology. Chapman & Hall, London & New York. 275 pp. [not available in full on line]


Godbois, I.A. et al. (2004). Space-use patterns of bobcats relative to supplemental feeding of northern bobwhites. Journal of Wildlife Management 68 (3), 514-518.[0514:SPOBRT]2.0.CO;2


Gros, P.M. & Rejmanek, M. (1999). Status and habitat preference of Uganda cheetahs: an attempt to predict carnivore occurence based on vegetation structure. Biodiversity and Conservation 8 (11), 1561-1583.


Hedges, S. et al. (2005). Distribution,status,and conservation needs of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in Lampung Province, Sumatra, Indonesia. Biological Conservation 124 (1), 35-48.


Hellstedt, P. & Kallio, E.R. (2005). Survival and behaviour of captive-born weasels (Mustela nivalis nivalis) released in nature. Journal of Zoology 266 (1), 37-44.


Hougard, J.-M. et al. (2003). Efficacy of mosquito nets treated with insecticide mixtures or mosaics against insecticide resistant Anopheles gambiae and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Cote d'Ivoire. Bulletin of Entomological Research 93 (6), 491-498.


Hargrove, J.W. (1990). Age-dependent changes in the probabilities of survival and capture of the tsetse, Glossina morsitans morsitans Westwood. Insect Science and its Application 11 (3), 323-330.


Holden, Z.A. et al.(2006). Ponderosa pine snag densities following multiple fires in the Gila Wilderness, New Mexico. Forest Ecology and Management 221 (1-3), 140-146.


Hole, D.G. (2005). Does organic farming benefit biodiversity? Biological Conservation 122 (1), 113-130.


Hulme, P.E. & Bremner, E.T. (2006). Assessing the impact of Impatiens glandulifera on riparian habitats: partitioning diversity components following species removal. Journal of Applied Ecology 43 (1), 43-50. [free pdf]


Hondo, M. (2003). Patterns of population fluctuations of the mulberry tiger moth, Thanatarctia imparilis (Butler) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) and effect of predation by the carabid beetle, Parena perforata (Bates) (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the Kinki region. Applied Entomology and Zoology 38 (1), 31-35. [free pdf]


Harcourt, A.H. & Doherty, D.A. (2005). Species-area relationships of primates in tropical forest fragments: a global analysis. Journal of Applied Ecology 42 (4), 630-637. [free pdf]


Herrmann, H.L. et al.(2005). Effects of landscape characteristics on amphibian distribution in a forest-dominated landscape. Biological Conservation 123 (2), 139-149.


Hugh Jones, M. (Ed) (1991). Introductory remarks on applications of remote sensing to epidemiology and parasitology. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 11 (3-4), 159-161.


Hussain, S.A. (1999). Reproductive success, hatchling survival and rate of increase of gharial Gavialis gangeticus in National Chambal Sanctuary, India. Biological Conservation 87 (2), 261-268.


Inouye, B.D. (2001). Response surface experimental designs for investigating interspecific competition. Ecology 82 (10), 2696-2706.[2696:RSEDFI]2.0.CO;2 free pdf


Jachmann, H. (2002). Comparison of aerial counts with ground counts for large African herbivores. Journal of Applied Ecology 39 (5), 841-852. [free pdf]


Johnson, D.H. (1979). Estimating nest success: The Mayfield method and an alternative. The Auk 96 (4), 651-661. [free pdf]


Krebs, C.J. (1999). Ecological methodology. 2nd Edn. Addison-Welsey Educational Publishers, Menlo Park, USA.


Knell, R.J. et al. (1999). Conditional expression of a sexually selected trait in the stalk-eyed fly Diasemopsis aethiopica. Ecological Entomology 24 (3), 323-328.


Knaepkens, G. et al. (2006). Fish pass effectiveness for bullhead (Cottus gobio), perch (Perca fluviatilis) and roach (Rutilus rutilus) in a regulated lowland river. Ecology of Freshwater Fish, 15 (1), 20-29.


Kerr, J.T. & Ostrovosky, M. (2003). From space to species: ecological applications for remote sensing. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 18 (6), 299-305.


Kunkel, K. & Pletscher, D.H. (2001). Winter hunting patterns of wolves in and near Glacier National Park, Montana. Journal of Wildlife Management 65 (3), 520-530.


Leak et al. (1988). Determination of tsetse challenge and its relationship with trypanosome prevalence in trypanotolerant livestock at sites of the African Trypanotolerant Livestock Network. pp 43-54 In: Livestock production in tsetse affected areas of Africa. ILCA/ILRAD, Nairobi.


Levine, J.M. et al. (2008). On testing the role of niche differences in stabilizing coexistence. Functional Ecology 22 (5), 934-936. [free pdf]


Macintyre, K. et al. (2002). Examining the determinants of mosquito-avoidance practices in two Kenyan cities. Malaria Journal 1:14. [free pdf]


Mcgarigal, K. & Cushman, S.A. (2002). Comparative evaluation of experimental approaches to the study of habitat fragmentation effects. Ecological Applications 12 (2), 335-345.[0335:CEOEAT]2.0.CO;2 [free pdf]


Magona, J.W. et al. (2000). Impact of tsetse control on the age-specific prevalence of trypanosomosis in village cattle in southeast Uganda. Tropical Animal Health and Production 32 (2), 87-98.


Morrison, M.L. et al. (2008). Wildlife Study Design. 2nd Edn. Springer. 386 pp. [not available in full on line]


Miller, M.W. et al. (2008). Lions and prions and deer demise. PLoS ONE, 3 (12), e4019.;jsessionid=359B9B146B5A23F133AD811F7BCEB47A.ambra02?uri=info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0004019&representation=PDF [free pdf]


Mols, C.M.M. & Visser, M.E. (2002). Great tits can reduce caterpillar damage in apple orchards. Journal of Applied Ecology 39 (6), 888-899. [free pdf]


Musters, C.J.M. et al. (2001). Breeding birds as a farm product. Conservation Biology 15 (2), 363-369. [free pdf]


Narita, K. (1998). Effects of seed release timing on plant life-history and seed production in a population of a desert annual, Blepharis sindica (Acanthaceae). Plant Ecology, 136 (2), 195-203


Nielsen, S.E. et al. (2004). Grizzly bears and forestry I. Selection of clearcuts by grizzly bears in west-central Alberta, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management 199 (1), 51-65. [free pdf]


Noon, B.R. et al. (2006). Efficiency of adaptive cluster and random sampling in detecting terrestrial herpetofauna in a tropical rainforest. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34 (1), 59-68.[59:EOACAR]2.0.CO;2


Nowak, D.J. et al. (2004). Tree mortality rates and tree population projections in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Urban Forestry & Urban Greening 2 (3), 139-147.


Oliveira, R.F. et al. (2000). Human exploitation of male fiddler crab claws: behavioural consequences and implications for conservation. Animal Conservation 3 (1), 1-5.


Pollock, K.H. et al. (2002). Large scale wildlife monitoring studies: statistical methods for design and analysis. Environmetrics 13, 105-119 [free pdf]


Poelchau, M.F. & Mistry, S. (2006). Forb diversity and community similarity of kopjes in the Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. African Journal of Ecology 44 (1), 38-46.


Prado, P.I.K.L. & Vieira, E.M. (1999). The interplay between plant traits and herbivore attack: a study of a stem galling midge in the neotropics. Ecological Entomology 24 (1), 80-88.


Perry, J.N. et al. (2003). Design, analysis and statistical power of the Farm-Scale-Evaluations of genetically modified herbicide-tolerant crops. Journal of Applied Ecology 40 (1), 17-31. [free pdf]


Quinones et al. (2000). Diversion of Anopheles gambiae from children to other hosts following exposure to permethrin-treated bednets. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 14 (4), 369-375


Rawlings, P. et al. (1993). The distribution of the tsetse flies Glossina morsitans submorsitans and G. palpalis gambiensis (Diptera: Glossinidae) in The Gambia and the application of survey results to tsetse and trypanosomiasis control. Bulletin of Entomological Research 83, 625-632.


Reynolds, J.D. & Guillaume, H.P. (1998). Effects of phosphate on the reproductive symbiosis between bitterling and freshwater mussels: implications for conservation. Journal of Applied Ecology 35 (4), 575-581 [free pdf]


Rafaelli, D. and Moller, H. (2000). Manipulative field experiments in animal ecology: do they promise more than they can deliver. Advances in Ecological Research 30, 299-338.


Rossi, A.M. et al. (1999). Evidence for host-associated races in a gall-forming midge: trade-offs in potential fecundity. Ecological Entomology 24 (1), 95-102.


Russel, R.V. (1995). The autecology of the black-veined moth Siona lineata. Survey and monitoring in Kent. Collected Reports 1994. English Nature Research Reports. No. 140, 1-26.


Russell, R.C. et al. (2005). Mark-release-recapture study to measure dispersal of the mosquito Aedes aegypti in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 19 (4), 451-457.


Sattler, M.A. et al. (2005). Habitat characterization and spatial distribution of Anopheles sp mosquito larvae in Dar es Salaam (Tanzania) during an extended dry period. Malaria Journal 4:4 [free pdf 10MB]


Sargeant, G.A. et al. (2003). Sampling designs for carnivore scent-station surveys. Journal of Wildlife Management 67 (2), 289-298.


Spellerberg, I.F. (2005). Monitoring ecological change. 2nd Edn. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 391 pp [not available in full on line]


Sergio, F. et al. (2004). Electrocution alters the distribution and density of a top predator, the eagle owl Bubo bubo. Journal of Applied Ecology, 41 (5), 836-845. [free pdf]


Setty, R.S. et al. (2008). Evaluation of a participatory resource monitoring system for nontimber forest products: the case of amla (Phyllanthus spp.) fruit harvest by Soligas in South India. Ecology and Society 13 (2). [free pdf]


Shimazu, M. et al. (2002). Density of the entomopathogenic fungus, Beauveria bassiana Vuillemin (Deuteromycotina: Hyphomycetes) in forest air and soil. Applied Entomology and Zoology 37 (1), 19-26. [free pdf]


Smith, E.P. et al. (1993). Impact assessment using before-after-control-impact (BACI) model: concerns and comments. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science 50 (3), 627-637. [free pdf]


Smith, E.P. (2002). BACI Design. pp 141-148 in: El-Shaarawi, A.H. & Piegorsch, W.W. (Eds). Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. Vol 1 Wiley & Sons, Chichester. [free pdf]


Stine, M.A. & Weil, R.R. (2002). The relationship between soil quality and crop productivity across three tillage systems in south central Honduras. American Journal of Alternative Agriculture 17 (1), 1-7. [free pdf]


Sendor, T. & Simon, M. (2003). Population dynamics of the pipistrelle bat: effects of sex, age and winter weather on seasonal survival. Journal of Animal Ecology 72 (2), 308-320. [free pdf]


Stewart-Oaten, A. et al. (1986). Environmental impact assessment: 'pseudoreplication' in time? Ecology 67 (4), 929-940. [free pdf]


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Vanclay, J.K. (2006). Experiment designs to evaluate inter- and intra-specific interactions in mixed plantings of forest trees. Forest Ecology and Management 233 (2-3), 366-374. [free pdf]


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Wahungu, G.M. et al. (2005). Changes in forest fragment sizes and primate population trends along the River Tana floodplain, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology 43 (2), 81-90.


Williams, P.A. et al. (2003). Forest processes in the presence of wild ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum). New Zealand Journal of Ecology 27 (1), 45-54. [free pdf]


Whittington, J. et al. (2004). Path tortuosity and the permeability of roads and trails to wolf movement. Ecology and Society 9(1): 4 [free pdf]


Wiersma, G.B. (Ed) (2004). Environmental Monitoring. CRC Press. 767 pp. [not available in full on line]


Williams, B. et al. (1990). Monitoring tsetse fly populations. I. The intrinsic variability of trap catches of Glossina pallidipes at Nguruman, Kenya. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 4 (2), 167-179.


Weller, T.J. & Zabel, C.J. (2001). Characteristics of fringed Myotis day roosts in northern California. Journal of Wildlife Management 65 (3), 489-497.


Walpole, M.J. & Sheldon, I.R. (1999). Sampling butterflies in tropical rainforest: an evaluation of a transect walk method. Biological Conservation 87 (1), 85-91.


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Wobeser, G.A. (2007). Disease in wild animals: investigation and management. Springer, 393 pp.


Woodroffe, R. et al. (2007). Livestock husbandry as a tool for carnivore conservation in Africa's community rangelands: a case-control study. Biodiversity & Conservation 16 (4), 1245-1260. 124-8 [free pdf]


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