Publications

2021

Aben, J., J. Signer, J. Heiskanen, P. Pellikka, and J. M. J. Travis. “What you see is where you go: visibility influences movement decisions of a forest bird navigating a three-dimensional-structured matrix”. In: Biology Letters 17.1 (Jan. 2021), p. 20200478. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2020.0478. URL: https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2020.0478.

Fieberg, J., J. Signer, B. Smith, and T. Avgar. “A ‘How-to’ Guide for Interpreting Parameters in Habitat-Selection Analyses”. In: Journal of Animal Ecology n/a.n/a (2021). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.13441. eprint: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/1365-2656.13441. URL: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1365-2656.13441.

Ghoddousi, A., E. K. Buchholtz, A. M. Dietsch, M. A. Williamson, S. Sharma, N. Balkenhol, T. Kuemmerle, and T. Dutta. “Anthropogenic resistance: accounting for human behavior in wildlife connectivity planning”. In: One Earth 4.1 (Jan. 2021), pp. 39-48. DOI: 10.1016/j.oneear.2020.12.003. URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oneear.2020.12.003.

Glatthorn, J., P. Annighöfer, N. Balkenhol, C. Leuschner, A. Polle, S. Scheu, A. Schuldt, B. Schuldt, and C. Ammer. “An interdisciplinary framework to describe and evaluate the functioning of forest ecosystems”. In: Basic and Applied Ecology (Feb. 2021). DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2021.02.006. URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2021.02.006.

Pröhl, H., J. Auffarth, T. Bergmann, H. Buschmann, and N. Balkenhol. “Conservation genetics of the yellow-bellied toad (Bombina variegata): population structure, genetic diversity and landscape effects in an endangered amphibian”. In: Conservation Genetics (2021), pp. 1-17.

Signer, J. and J. R. Fieberg. “A fresh look at an old concept: home-range estimation in a tidy world”. In: PeerJ 9 (Mär. 2021), p. e11031. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.11031. URL: https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.11031.

2020

Aikens, E. O., A. Mysterud, J. A. Merkle, F. Cagnacci, I. M. Rivrud, M. Hebblewhite, M. A. Hurley, W. Peters, S. Bergen, J. D. Groeve, S. P. Dwinnell, B. Gehr, M. Heurich, A. M. Hewison, A. Jarnemo, P. Kjellander, M. Kröschel, A. Licoppe, J. D. Linnell, E. H. Merrill, A. D. Middleton, N. Morellet, L. Neufeld, A. C. Ortega, K. L. Parker, L. Pedrotti, K. M. Proffitt, S. Saïd, H. Sawyer, B. M. Scurlock, J. Signer, P. Stent, P. Šustr, T. Szkorupa, K. L. Monteith, and M. J. Kauffman. “Wave-like Patterns of Plant Phenology Determine Ungulate Movement Tactics”. In: Current Biology 30.17 (Sep. 2020), pp. 3444-3449.e4. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.06.032. URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2020.06.032.

Balkenhol, N., M. K. Schwartz, R. M. Inman, J. P. Copeland, J. S. Squires, N. J. Anderson, and L. P. Waits. “Landscape genetics of wolverines (Gulo gulo): scale-dependent effects of bioclimatic, topographic, and anthropogenic variables”. In: Journal of Mammalogy 101.3 (Apr. 2020). Ed. by A. Piaggio, pp. 790-803. DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyaa037. URL: https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyaa037.

Borzée, A., J. McNeely, K. Magellan, J. R. Miller, L. Porter, T. Dutta, K. P. Kadinjappalli, S. Sharma, G. Shahabuddin, F. Aprilinayati, G. E. Ryan, A. Hughes, A. H. A. Mutalib, A. Z. A. Wahab, D. Bista, S. A. Chavanich, J. L. Chong, G. A. Gale, H. Ghaffari, Y. Ghimirey, V. K. Jayaraj, A. P. Khatiwada, M. Khatiwada, M. Krishna, N. Lwin, P. K. Paudel, C. Sadykova, T. Savini, B. B. Shrestha, C. T. Strine, M. Sutthacheep, E. P. Wong, T. Yeemin, N. Z. Zahirudin, and L. Zhang. “COVID-19 Highlights the Need for More Effective Wildlife Trade Legislation”. In: Trends in Ecology & Evolution 35.12 (Dez. 2020), pp. 1052-1055. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2020.10.001. URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2020.10.001.

Edelhoff, H., F. E. Zachos, J. Fickel, C. W. Epps, and N. Balkenhol. “Genetic analysis of red deer (Cervus elaphus) administrative management units in a human-dominated landscape”. In: Conservation Genetics 21.2 (Feb. 2020), pp. 261-276. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-020-01248-8. URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10592-020-01248-8.

Filla, M., R. P. Lama, T. R. Ghale, J. Signer, T. Filla, R. R. Aryal, M. Heurich, M. Waltert, N. Balkenhol, and I. Khorozyan. “In the shadows of snow leopards and the Himalayas: density and habitat selection of blue sheep in Manang, Nepal”. In: Ecology and Evolution 11.1 (Nov. 2020), pp. 108-122. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.6959. URL: https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.6959.

Gerber, N., M. K. Schweinfurth, and M. Taborsky. “The smell of cooperation: rats increase helpful behaviour when receiving odour cues of a conspecific performing a cooperative task”. In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287.1939 (Nov. 2020), p. 20202327. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.2327. URL: https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.2327.

Melovski, D., A. Stojanov, V. Avukatov, A. Gonev, A. Pavlov, U. Breitenmoser, M. von Arx, M. Filla, and M. Krofel. “First insight into the spatial and foraging ecology of the critically endangered Balkan lynx (Lynx lynx balcanicus, Buresh 1941)”. In: Hystrix the Italian Journal of Mammalogy 31.1 (Jun. 2020), p. 0. DOI: 10.4404/hystrix-00254-2019. URL: https://doi.org/10.4404/hystrix-00254-2019.

Meyer, N. F. V., N. Balkenhol, T. Dutta, M. Hofman, J. Meyer, E. G. Ritchie, C. Alley, C. Beranek, C. K. Bugir, A. Callen, S. Clulow, M. V. Cove, K. Klop-Toker, O. R. Lopez, M. Mahony, R. Scanlon, S. Sharma, E. Shute, R. Upton, E. Guilbault, A. S. Griffin, E. H. Pérez, L. G. Howell, J. King, D. Lenga, P. O. Donoghue, and M. W. Hayward. “Beyond species counts for assessing, valuing, and conserving biodiversity: response to Wallach et~al. 2019”. In: Conservation Biology (Dez. 2020). DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13665. URL: https://doi.org/10.1111/cobi.13665.

Meyer, N. F. V., R. Moreno, R. Reyna-Hurtado, J. Signer, and N. Balkenhol. “Towards the restoration of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor for large mammals in Panama: comparing multi-species occupancy to movement models”. In: Movement Ecology 8.1 (Jan. 2020). DOI: 10.1186/s40462-019-0186-0. URL: https://doi.org/10.1186/s40462-019-0186-0.

Nayak, R., K. K. Karanth, T. Dutta, R. Defries, K. U. Karanth, and S. Vaidyanathan. “Bits and pieces: Forest fragmentation by linear intrusions in India”. In: Land Use Policy 99 (Dez. 2020), p. 104619. DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104619. URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2020.104619.

Proctor, M. F., T. Dutta, B. N. McLellan, S. G. Rangel, D. Paetkau, R. R. Swaisgood, and A. Zedrosser. “Managing for interpopulation connectivity of the world’s bear species”. In: Bears of the World. Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Püttmanns, M., N. Balkenhol, T. Filla, A. Görlich, F. Roeles, M. Waltert, and E. Gottschalk. “Avoidance of high-risk linear structures by Skylarks in the early breeding season and implications for conservation management”. In: Journal of Ornithology 162.1 (Nov. 2020), pp. 307-312. DOI: 10.1007/s10336-020-01833-1. URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10336-020-01833-1.

Raab, C., F. Riesch, B. Tonn, B. Barrett, M. Meißner, N. Balkenhol, and J. Isselstein. “Target-oriented habitat and wildlife management: estimating forage quantity and quality of semi-natural grasslands with Sentinel-1 and Sentinel-2 data”. In: Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 6.3 (Feb. 2020). Ed. by K. He and M. Wegmann, pp. 381-398. DOI: 10.1002/rse2.149. URL: https://doi.org/10.1002/rse2.149.

Richter, L., N. Balkenhol, C. Raab, H. Reinecke, M. Meißner, S. Herzog, J. Isselstein, and J. Signer. “So close and yet so different: The importance of considering temporal dynamics to understand habitat selection”. In: Basic and Applied Ecology 43 (Mär. 2020), pp. 99-109. DOI: 10.1016/j.baae.2020.02.002. URL: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.baae.2020.02.002.

Shokri, S., A. Jafari, K. Rabei, E. Hadipour, H. Alinejad, T. Zeppenfeld, M. Soufi, A. Qashqaei, M. Ahmadpour, B. Zehzad, B. H. Kiabi, C. R. Pavey, N. Balkenhol, M. Waltert, and M. Soofi. “Conserving populations at the edge of their geographic range: the endangered Caspian red deer (Cervus elaphus maral) across protected areas of Iran”. In: Biodiversity and Conservation 30.1 (Nov. 2020), pp. 85-105. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-020-02077-4. URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-020-02077-4.

--- “Conserving populations at the edge of their geographic range: the endangered Caspian red deer (Cervus elaphus maral) across protected areas of Iran”. In: Biodiversity and Conservation 30.1 (Nov. 2020), pp. 85-105. DOI: 10.1007/s10531-020-02077-4. URL: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10531-020-02077-4.

Steyaert, S. M., A. Zedrosser, R. R. Swaisgood, E. Filipczykova, B. Crudge, T. Dutta, S. Sharma, S. Ratnayeke, S. Koike, M. Leclerc, and others. “Mating strategies”. In: Bears of the World. Cambridge University Press, 2020.

Trisl, J., J. Signer, and O. Trisl. “Schalenwildpopulationsgrößen bei Bewegungsjagden schätzen.” In: AFZ der Wald 13 (2020), pp. 23 - 26.