Publications and Professional Papers

PUBLICATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL PAPERS

Peer-reviewed articles

Unit Staff and Students (underlined)

Bruce, S.A., Y-H. Huang, P.L. Kamath, H. van Heerden and W.C. Turner. 2021. The roles of antimicrobial resistance, phage diversity, isolation source and selection in shaping the genomic architecture of Bacillus anthracis. Microbial Genomics

Dudzinski, K.M., C.A. Ribic, H.M. Manitzas Hill, and T.T. Bolton. 2021. Bottlenose dolphin calf initiated pectoral fin contact exchanges with mother, other kin and non-kin. Animal Behavior and Cognition 8:376-390. 

Dudzinski, K. M., C. A. Ribic, H. M. Hill, and T. T. Bolton. 2021. Evidence for maternal style among adult female dolphins when sharing pectoral fin contacts with their calves. Animal Behavior and Cognition 8: 52-68.  https://doi.org/10.26451/abc.08.01.05.2021

Gomez, L.M., V.A. Meszaro, W.C. Turner and C.B. Ogbunugafor. 2020. The epidemiological signature of pathogen populations that vary in the relationship between free-living survival and virulence. Viruses, 12(9):1055.

Huang, Y.-H., H. Joel, M. Küsters, Z.R. Barandongo, C.C. Cloete, A. Hartmann, P.L. Kamath, J.W. Kilian, J.K.E. Mfune, G. Shatumbu, R. Zidon, W.M. Getz and W.C. Turner. 2021. Disease or drought: environmental fluctuations release zebra from a potential pathogen-triggered ecological trap. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences, 288: 20210582.

Johnson, D. H., C. Anderson, R. Applegate, L. Bailey, E. Cooch. J. Fieberg, A. Franklin, R. Gutierrez, K. Miller, J. D. Nichols, N. Niemuth, D. Otis, C. A. Ribic, M. M. Rowland, and T. L. Shaffer. 2021. A perspective on the Journal of Wildlife Management. Journal of Wildlife Management 85:1305–1308. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.22110 

Pasternak, G., C.A. Ribic, E. Spanier, and D. Zviely. 2021. Stormwater systems as a source of marine debris: a case study from the Mediterranean coast of Israel. Journal of Coastal Conservation 25: article 27 (Online). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11852-021-00818-3

Ribic, C.A., D.J. Rugg, K. E. Ellison, N. Koper, and P.J. Pietz. 2021. Diel patterns of predation and fledging at nests of four species of grassland songbirds. Ecology and Evolution 11:6913–6926, DOI: 10.1002/ece3.7541. 

Stears, K., M.H. Schmitt, W.C. Turner, D.J. McCauley, E.A. Muse, H. Kiwango, D. Matheyo and B.M. Mutayoba. 2021. Hippopotamus movements structure the spatiotemporal dynamics of an active anthrax outbreak. Ecosphere, 12(6):e03540.

Starkloff, N.C., W.C. Turner, A.M. Fitzgerald, M.C. Oftedal, E. Martinsen and J.J. Kirchman 2021. Disentangling the effects of host relatedness and elevation on haemosporidian parasite turnover in a clade of songbirds. Ecosphere, 12(5):e03497.

Starkloff, N.C., J.J. Kirchman, A.W. Jones, B.M. Winger, Y.-H. Huang, P.C. Pulgarín-R, and W.C. Turner. 2020. Drivers of community turnover differ between avian haemoparasite genera along a North American latitudinal gradient. Ecology and Evolution, 10(12): 5402-5415.

Themelin, M., C. A. Ribic, K. Melillo-Sweeting, and K. M. Dudzinski. 2020. A new approach to the study of relationship quality in dolphins: framework and preliminary results. Behavioural Processes 181:104260. doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2020.104260

Turner, W.C., P.L. Kamath, H. van Heerden, Z. Barandongo, Y.-H. Huang, S.A. Bruce and K. Kausrud. 2021. The roles of environmental variation and parasite survival in virulence-transmission relationships. Royal Society Open Science, 8: 210088.

Unit Affiliates

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Posters and Papers Presented at Professional Meetings

Unit Staff and Students

Barandongo, Z.R., Huang, Y.-H., Dolfi, A.C., Bruce, S.A. and W.C. Turner. 2021. Environmental and genetic factors affecting Bacillus anthracis spore concentrations at anthrax carcass sites. 9th International Conference on Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus and B. thuringiensis, Paris, France, April 26-28, 2021 (virtual).

Hoff, S., C. Pendergast, E. Olson, L. Johnson, D. O’Dell, C. Herzog, J. Foster, & W.C. Turner. Persistence of coastal northern long-eared bats in the face of white-nose syndrome. Invited presentation at the Northeast Bat Working Group annual meeting, Saratoga Springs, NY January 2020. 

Huang, Y.-H., H. Joel, M. Küsters, Z.R. Barandongo, C.C. Cloete, A. Hartmann, P.L. Kamath, J.W. Kilian, J.K.E. Mfune, G. Shatumbu, R. Zidon, W.M. Getz and W.C. Turner. Disease or drought: environmental fluctuations release zebra from a potential pathogen-triggered ecological trap, Research Frontiers in Animal Behavior and Parasitism, A Virtual Symposium at the Center for the Ecology of Infectious Diseases, May 20-21, 2021, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Huang Y-H, Kausrud K, Hassim A, Ochai SO, van Schalkwyk OL, Dekker EH, Alexander B, Cloete CC, Kilian JW, van Heerden H and Turner WC. Bi-seasonal dynamics of a multi-host pathogen: the role of environment in the dynamics of anthrax. Online Wildlife Disease Association and EWDA joint conference, September 2021, Spain.

Huang Y-H, Joel H, Küsters M, Barandongo Z, Cloete CC, Hartmann A, Kamath P, Kilian JW, Mfune JKE, Shatumbu G, Zidon R, Getz WM and Turner WC. Disease or drought: environmental fluctuations release zebra from anthrax transmission hotspots. Online ecology and evolution of infectious diseases conference, June 2021, France.

Ketz, A. C., Storm, D. J., & Walsh, D. P., Long term dynamics of chronic wasting disease. Oral presentation at the Ecological Society of America Annual Conference, virtual, August 2021.

Ketz, A. C., Storm, D. J., & Walsh, D. P., Long term dynamics of chronic wasting disease. Oral presentation at the Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Conference, virtual, June 2021.

Ketz, A. C., Storm, D. J., & Walsh, D. P., Long term dynamics of chronic wasting disease. Oral presentation at the Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society Meeting, virtual, February 2021.

Kausrud, K., W.C. Turner, W.R. Easterday, M. Feiring, T. Skjerdal, J. Whittington, Y. Kausrud, B. Ogbunu, Madelaine Norström1, H. Schønhaug, N.C. Stenseth. Evolving at the speed of risk. One Health EJP Annual Scientific Meeting 2021, June, Copenhagen.

Kausrud, K., K. Lagesen, J. Whittington, W.R. Easterday, C. Wolff, W.C. Turner, M. Feiring, N.C. Stenseth. How much time have we got? One Health EJP Annual Scientific Meeting Satellite Workshop 2021 Software Fair

Maresh Nelson, S. B., C. A. Ribic, and B. Zuckerberg. 2021. Climate change in US grasslands: impacts on birds and opportunities for climate adaptation. Presentation at the Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society Virtual Winter Meeting, 22-25 February 2021.

Nunes, L.A., C. Ribic, and B. Zuckerberg. 2021. Using citizen science to optimize spatial conservation planning for grassland birds. Joint virtual meeting of the American Ornithological Society (AOS) and the Society of Canadian Ornithologists, 9-13 August 2021.

Nunes, L.A., C. Ribic, and B. Zuckerberg. 2021. The value of citizen science in optimizing spatial conservation planning for grassland birds. Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society Virtual Winter Meeting, 22-25 February 2021.

Nunes, L.A., C.A. Ribic, and B. Zuckerberg. 2020. The value of citizen science in optimizing spatial conservation planning for grassland birds. Presentation, British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, 14-18 December, 2020 [Virtual]

Ochai, S.O., Turner, W.C., and van Heerden, H. 2021. Immunological evidence of host variation in exposure and resistance to anthrax in Kruger and Etosha National Parks. 9th International Conference on Bacillus anthracis, B. cereus and B. thuringiensis, Paris, France, April 26-28, 2021 (virtual).

Olah, A., C. A. Ribic, S. Warner, and A. Pidgeon. 2021. Kirtland’s Warbler habitat use, reproductive success, and fledgling survival in red pine-dominated plantations in Wisconsin. Wisconsin Chapter of The Wildlife Society Virtual Winter Meeting, 22-25 February 2021.

Pendergast, C., S. Hoff, C. Herzog, E. Olson, L. Johnson, D. O’Dell, & W.C. Turner. Predator-prey activity and prey availability of northern long-eared bat coastal populations. Research presented at the Northeast Bat Working Group annual meeting, Saratoga Springs, NY January 2020. 

Unit Affiliates

Tonie Rocke, Ariel Leon, Jamie Lopera Madrid, and Jorge Osorio. Development and testing of vaccine candidates against white nose syndrome in bats.  White-nose syndrome Workshop. (virtual) 2021

Data Publications

Boggs, Johnny L.; Sun, Ge; McNulty, Steven G. 2020. Hill Demonstration Forest and Umstead Research Farm streamflow data. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2020-0069

Korfmacher, John L.; Hultstrand, Douglas M.; Doebley, Valerie T.; Claybrook, Tanner P.; Ellsworth, Alan C. 2021. Glacier Lakes Ecosystem Experiments Site hourly meteorology tower data. 3rd Edition. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2006-0003-3

Amatya, Devendra M.; Trettin, Carl C. 2021. Santee Experimental Forest, Watershed 80: streamflow, water chemistry, water table, and weather data. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2021-0043

Bragg, Don C. 2020. A century of Forest Service research and development in the southern United States: historical documents and images. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2020-0047

Kastendick, Douglas N.; Palik, Brian J.; Beck, Albert J.; Kragthorpe, Joshua J. 2021. Cutfoot Experimental Forest 1934 cutting experiment in mature red and jack pine, plots 106 – 110. Fort Collins, CO: Forest Service Research Data Archive. https://doi.org/10.2737/RDS-2021-0027

Theses and Dissertations

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