Selected Publications

Selected Publications:

16.Sacks, B.N., Moore, M., Statham, M.J. & Wittmer, H.U. 2011. A restricted hybrid zone between native and introduced red fox (Vulpes vulpes) populations suggests reproductive barriers and competitive exclusion. Molecular Ecology 20:326-341.

15.Elbroch, L.M., Saucedo, C. & Wittmer, H.U. 2010. Swimming by pumas (Puma concolor) in Patagonia: rethinking barriers to puma movement. Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 45:187-190.

14.Wittmer, H.U., Corti, P., Saucedo, C. & Galaz, J.L. 2010. Learning to count: adapting population monitoring for endangered huemul deer to meet conservation objectives. Oryx 44:516-522.

13.Corti, P., Wittmer, H.U. & Festa-Bianchet, M. 2010. Dynamics of a small population of endangered huemul deer (Hippocamelus bisulcus) in Chilean Patagonia. Journal of Mammalogy 91:690-697.

12.Serrouya, R. & Wittmer, H.U. 2010. Imminent extinctions of woodland caribou from National Parks. Conservation Biology 24:363-364.

11.Hamilton, L.P., Kelly, P.A., Williams, D.F., Kelt, D.A. & Wittmer, H.U. 2010. Factors associated with survival of reintroduced riparian brush rabbits in California. Biological Conservation 143:999-1007.

10.McLellan, B.N., Serrouya, R., Wittmer, H.U. (corresponding author) & Boutin, S. 2010. Predator-mediated Allee effects in multi-prey systems. Ecology 91:286-292.

9.Wittmer, H.U., Ahrens, R.N.M. & McLellan, B.N. 2010. Viability of mountain caribou in British Columbia, Canada: effects of habitat change and population density. Biological Conservation 143:86-93.

8.Elbroch, L.M., Wittmer, H.U., Saucedo, C. & Corti, P. 2009. Long-distance dispersal of a male puma (Puma concolor puma) in Patagonia. Revista Chilena de Historia Natural 82:459-461.

7.Serrouya, R., McLellan, B.N., Apps, C.D. & Wittmer, H.U. 2008. A synthesis of scale-dependent ecology of the endangered mountain caribou in British Columbia, Canada. Rangifer 28:33-46.

6.Wittmer, H.U., Powell, R.A. & King, C.M. 2007. Understanding contributions of cohort effects to variation in population growth of fluctuating populations. Journal of Animal Ecology 76:946-956.

5.Wittmer, H.U., McLellan, B.N., Serrouya, R. & Apps, C.D. 2007. Changes in landscape composition influence the decline of a threatened woodland caribou population. Journal of Animal Ecology 76:568-579.

4.Wittmer, H.U., McLellan, B.N. & Hovey, F.W. 2006. Factors influencing variation in site fidelity of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) in southeastern British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:537-545.

3.Wittmer, H.U., Sinclair, A.R.E. & McLellan, B.N. 2005. The role of predation in the decline and extirpation of woodland caribou populations. Oecologia 144:257-267.

2.Wittmer, H.U., McLellan, B.N., Seip, D.R., Young, J.A., Kinley, T.A., Watts, G.S. & Hamilton, D. 2005. Population dynamics of the endangered mountain ecotype of woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) in British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology 83:407-418.

1.Wittmer, H.U. 2001. Home range size, movements, and habitat utilization of 3 male European wildcats (Felis silvestris Schreber, 1777) in Saarland and Rheinland-Pfalz (Germany). Mammalian Biology 66:365-370.

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