Publications

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Recent publications:

Fisher, J.T., A.C. Burton, L. Nolan, L. Roy. 2020. Influences of landscape change and winter severity on invasive ungulate persistence in the Nearctic boreal forest. Scientific Reports, in press.

Holinda, D., J. M. Burgar, and A. C. Burton . 2020. Effects of scent lure on camera trap detections vary across mammalian predator and prey species. PLoS ONE, https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0229055.

McClelland, C. J. R., N. C. Coops, E. E. Berman, S. P. Kearney, S. E. Nielsen, A. C. Burton, and G. B. Stenhouse. 2020. Detecting changes in understorey and canopy vegetation cycles in West Central Alberta using a fusion of Landsat and MODIS. Applied Vegetation Science 23:223-238.

Tattersall, E. R.,J. M. Burgar, J. T. Fisher, and A. C. Burton. 2020. Boreal predator co‐occurrences reveal shared use of seismic lines in a working landscape. Ecology and Evolution 10:1678-1691.

Yemshanov, D., R. G. Haight, N. Liu, M.-A. Parisien, Q. Barber, F. H. Koch, C. Burton, N. Mansuy, F. Campioni, and S. Choudhury. 2020. Assessing the trade-offs between timber supply and wildlife protection goals in boreal landscapes. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 50:243-258.

Zhao, J., M. B. Azad, E. M. Bertrand, C. Burton, V. A. Crooks, J. Dawson, A. T. Ford, A. Kaida, A. Krishnaswamy, C. Kuok, C. L. Mah, M. McTaggart, A. J. Moehring, D. Robert, A. Schulte-Hostedde, H. Sparling, M. A. De Vera, S. Waterman, and T. R. Patel. 2020. Canadian Science Meets Parliament: Building relationships between scientists and policymakers. Science and Public Policy 47:298-298.

Tattersall, E. R., Burgar, J. M., Fisher, J. T., & Burton, A. C. 2020. Mammal seismic line use varies with restoration: Applying habitat restoration to species at risk conservation in a working landscape. Biological Conservation, 241:108295.

Broadley, K., A. C. Burton, T. Avgar, and S. Boutin. 2019. Density-dependent space use affects interpretation of camera trap detection rates. Ecology and Evolution 9:14031-14041.

Westwood, A.R., S.P. Otto, A. Mooers, C. Darimont, K.E. Hodges, C. Johnson, B.M. Starzomski, C. Burton, K.M.A. Chan, M. Festa-Bianchet, S. Fluker, S. Gulati, A.L. Jacob, D. Kraus, T.G. Martin, W.J. Palen, J.D. Reynolds, and J. Whitton. 2019. Protecting biodiversity in British Columbia: Recommendations for developing species at risk legislation. Facets 4:136-160.

Yemshanov, D., R. G. Haight, F. H. Koch, M.-A. Parisien, T. Swystun, Q. Barber, A. C. Burton, S. Choudhury, and N. Liu. 2019. Prioritizing restoration of fragmented landscapes for wildlife conservation: A graph-theoretic approach. Biological Conservation 232:173-186.

Chen, C., Quan, R., Cao, G., Yang, H., Burton, A.C., Meitner, M. & Brodie, J.F. 2019. Effects of law enforcement and community outreach on mammal diversity in a biodiversity hotspot. Conservation Biology, 33:612-622.

Burgar, J.M., Burton, A.C., Fisher, J.T. 2019. The importance of considering multiple interacting species for conservation of species-at-risk. Conservation Biology, 33:709-715.

Burgar J., Stewart F, Volpe J, Fisher J, Burton A.C. 2018. Estimating density for species conservation: comparing camera trap spatial count models to genetic spatial capture-recapture models. Global Ecology and Conservation, 15:e00411.

Burton, A.C., J. T. Fisher, P. Adriaens, J. Treweek, D. Paetkau, M. Wikstrom, A. Callender,, R. Vardanyan, A. Stepanyan. 2018. Density and distribution of a brown bear (Ursus arctos) population within the Caucasus biodiversity hotspot. Journal of Mammalogy 99:1249-1260.

Fisher, J.T and A.C. Burton.  2018. Wildlife winners and losers in an oil sands landscape. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 16:323-328.

Toews, M. F. Juanes and A.C. Burton.  2018. Mammal responses to the human footprint vary across species and stressors. Journal of Environmental Management 217:690-699.

Stewart, F.; J.T. Fisher, A.C. Burton, and J.P. Volpe. 2018. Species occurrence data reflect the magnitude of animal movements better than the proximity of animal space use. Ecosphere 9:e02112.

Neilson, E.W., T. Avgar, A.C. Burton, K. Broadley and S. Boutin.  2018. Animal movement affects interpretation of occupancy models from camera trap surveys of unmarked animals. Ecosphere 9:e02092.

Frey, S., J.T. Fisher, A.C. Burton and J.P. Volpe. 2017. Investigating animal activity patterns and temporal niche partitioning using camera trap data: challenges and opportunities. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 3:123-132.

Caravaggi, A.; Banks, P.; Burton, C.; Finlay, C.; Haswell, P.; Hayward, M.; Rowcliffe, M.; Wood, M.  2017. A review of camera trapping for conservation behaviour research.  Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 3:109-122.

Toews, M., F. Juanes and A.C. Burton. 2017. Mammal responses to human footprint vary with spatial extent but not with spatial grain. Ecosphere 8:e01735.

Steenweg, R, M. Hebblewhite, R. Kays, J. Ahumada, J.T. Fisher, C. Burtonet al. 2017. Scaling up camera traps: monitoring the planet’s biodiversity with networks of remote sensors. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 15:26-34.

Brammer, J., N. Brunet, C. Burtonet al. 2016. The role of digital data entry in participatory environmental monitoring. Conservation Biology​ 30:1277-1287.

Burton, A.C., Neilson, E., Moreira, D., Ladle, A., Steenweg, R., Fisher, J.T., Bayne, E. & Boutin, S. 2015. Wildlife camera trapping: A review and recommendations for linking surveys to ecological processes. Journal of Applied Ecology52:675-685.

Burton, A.C., D. Huggard, E. Bayne, J. Schieck, P. Solymos, T. Muhly, D. Farr, S. Boutin. 2014. A framework for adaptive monitoring of the cumulative effects of human footprint on biodiversity. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment186:3605-3617.

Danielsen, F., P.M. Jensen, N.D. Burgess, R. Altamirano, P.A. Alviola, H. Andrianandrasana, J.S. Brashares, A.C. Burton, et al. 2014. A Multi-Country Assessment of Tropical Resource Monitoring by Local Communities. BioScience, 64:236-251.

Henschel P, Coad L, Burton C, Chataigner B, Dunn A, et al. 2014. The lion in West Africa is critically endangered. PLoS ONE 9: e83500.

Packer, C., A. Loveridge, S. Canney, …, A.C. Burtonet al. 2013. Conserving large carnivores: dollars and fence. Ecology Letters16:635-641.