Publications:


2019

Branco, P.S., J.A. Merkle, R.M. Pringle, L. King, T. Tindall, M. Stalmans, and R.A. Long. 2019. An experimental test of community-based strategies for mitigating human-wildlife conflict around protected areas. Conservation Letters: In press.

LaSharr, T., R.A. Long, J. Heffelfinger, V. Bleich, P. Krausman, R.T. Bowyer, J. Shannon, E. Rominger, C. Lehman, M. Cox, and K.L. Monteith.  2019.  Biological relevance of antler, horn, and pronghorn size in records programs.  Journal of Mammalogy: In press.

LaSharr, T., R.A. Long, J. Heffelfinger, V. Bleich, P.R. Krausman, R.T. Bowyer, J.M. Shannon, R.W. Klaver, C.E. Brewer, M. Cox, A.A. Holland, A. Hubbs, C.P. Lehman, J.D. Muir, B. Sterling, and K.L. Monteith. 2019. Hunting and mountain sheep: do current harvest practices affect horn growth? Evolutionary Applications 12:1823-1836.

Berry, S.L., L.A. Shipley, R.A. Long, and C. Loggers.  2019.  Differences in dietary niche and foraging behavior of sympatric mule and white-tailed deer.  Ecosphere 10(7):e02815.

Schrempp, T.V., J.L. Rachlow, T.R. Johnson, L.A. Shipley, R.A. Long, J.L. Aycrigg, and M.A. Hurley.  2019.  Linking forest management to moose population trends: the role of the nutritional landscape.  PLoS ONE 14(7): e0219128.

Branco, P.S., J.A. Merkle, R.M. Pringle, J. Pansu, A.B. Potter, A. Reynolds, M. Stalmans, and R.A. Long. 2019. Determinants of elephant foraging behavior in a coupled human-natural system: is brown the new green? Journal of Animal Ecology 88:780-792.

Atkins, J.L., R.A. Long, J. Pansu, J.H. Daskin, A.B. Potter, M. Stalmans, C.E. Tarnita, and R.M. Pringle. 2019. Cascading impacts of large-carnivore extirpation in an African savanna. Science 364:173-177.

2018

Gaynor, K.M., P. Branco, J.S. Brashares, D. D'Emile, P. Granli, R.A. Long, and J. Poole.  2018.  Effects of human settlement and roads on diel activity patterns of elephants (Loxodonta africana).  African Journal of Ecology 56:872-881.

Spitz, D., D.A. Clark, M.J. Wisdom, M. Rowland, B. Johnson, R.A. Long, and T. Levi. 2018.  Fire history influences large-herbivore behavior at circadian, seasonal, and successional scales.  Ecological Applications 28:2082-2091.

Monteith, K.L., R.A. Long, T.R. Stephenson, V.C. Bleich, R.T. Bowyer, and T.N. LaSharr.  2018.  Horn size and nutrition in mountain sheep: can ewe handle the truth?  Journal of Wildlife Management 82:67-84.

2017

Long, R.A., A. Wambua, J.R. Goheen, T.M. Palmer, and R.M. Pringle.  2017.  Climatic variation modulates the indirect effects of large herbivores on small-mammal habitat use. Journal of Animal Ecology 86:739-748.

Tarnita, C.E., J.A. Bonachela, E. Sheffer, J.A. Guyton, T.C. Coverdale, R.A. Long, and R.M. Pringle.  2017.  A theoretical foundation for multi-scale regular vegetation patterns.  Nature 541:398-401 (Cover article).

2016

Long, R.A., R.T. Bowyer, W.P. Porter, P. Mathewson, K.L. Monteith, S.L. Findholt, B.L. Dick, and J.G. Kie.  2016.  Linking habitat selection to fitness-related traits in herbivores: the role of the energy landscape.  Oecologia 181:709-720.

2015

Seidler, R.G., R.A. Long, J. Berger, S. Bergen, and J.P. Beckmann.  2015.  Identifying impediments to long-distance mammal migrations.  Conservation Biology 29:99-109.

2014 and earlier

Long, R.A., R.T. Bowyer, W.P. Porter, P. Mathewson, K.L. Monteith, and J.G. Kie.  2014.  Behavior and nutritional condition buffer a large-bodied endotherm against direct and indirect effects of climate.  Ecological Monographs 84:513-532.

Monteith, K.L., R.A. Long, V.C. Bleich, J.R. Heffelfinger, P.R. Krausman, and R.T. Bowyer.  2013.  Effects of harvest, culture, and climate on trends in size of horn-like structures in trophy ungulates.  Wildlife Monographs 183.

Lendrum, P.E., C.R. Anderson, Jr., R.A. Long, J.G. Kie, and R.T. Bowyer.  2012.  Habitat selection by mule deer during migration: effects of landscape structure and natural-gas development.  Ecosphere 3:art82.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES12-00165.1.

Anderson, E.D., R.A. Long, M.P. Atwood, J.G. Kie, T.R. Thomas, P. Zager, and R.T. Bowyer.  2012.  Winter resource selection by female mule deer Odocoileus hemionus: functional response to spatiotemporal changes in habitat.  Wildlife Biology 18:153-163.

Aho, K.A., R.A. Long, J.G. Kie, and R.T. Bowyer.  2010.  A new index for measuring perpendicularity of animal movements in relation to patch boundaries.  Ecological Modelling 221:2003-2007.

Long, R.A., J.G. Kie, R.T. Bowyer, and M.A. Hurley.  2009.  Resource selection and movements by female mule deer: effects of reproductive stage.  Wildlife Biology 15:288-298.

Long, R.A., J.L. Rachlow, and J.G. Kie.  2009.  Sex-specific responses of North American elk to habitat manipulation.  Journal of Mammalogy 90:423-432.

Long, R.A., J.D. Muir, J.L. Rachlow, and J.G. Kie.  2009.  A comparison of two modeling approaches for evaluating wildlife-habitat relationships.  Journal of Wildlife Management 73:294-302.

Long, R.A., J.L. Rachlow, and J.G. Kie.  2008.  Effects of season and scale on response of elk and mule deer to habitat manipulation.  Journal of Wildlife Management 72:1133-1142.

Long, R.A., J.L. Rachlow, J.G. Kie, and M. Vavra.  2008.  Fuels reduction in a western coniferous forest: effects on quantity and quality of forage for elk.  Rangeland Ecology and Management 61:302-313.

Long, R.A., R.A. Hut, and B.M. Barnes.  2007.  Simultaneous collection of body temperature and activity data in burrowing mammals: a new technique.  Journal of Wildlife Management 71:1375-1379.

Long, R.A., T.J. Martin, and B.M. Barnes.  2005.  Body temperature and activity patterns in free-living arctic ground squirrels.  Journal of Mammalogy 86:314-322.