Penone, C., B. Weinstein, C. H. Graham, T. M. Brooks, S. B. Hedges A. D. Davidson, and G. C. Costa. 2016. Global mammal betadiversity (1-5). Data from: Global mammal betadiversity show parallel assemblage structure in similar but isolated environments. Dryad Digital Repository. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.3kd7c Description: R file containing values for taxonomic, phylogenetic and trait turnover calculated for all terrestrial mammals at 1-degree grid-cell resolution.
Böhm M., R. Williams, H. R. Bramhall, K. M. McMillan, A. D. Davidson, A. Garcia, L. M. Bland, J. Bielby, B. Collen. 2016. Species traits and variables - data table. Data from: Correlates of extinction risk in squamate reptiles: the relative importance of biology, geography, threat and range size. Dryad Digital Repository. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.3hq89/1 Description: Species trait data and environmental variables for 1,139 squamate reptiles.
Böhm M, R. Williams, H. R. Bramhall, K. M. McMillan, A. D. Davidson, A. Garcia, L. M. Bland, J. Bielby, B. Collen. 2016. Composite phylogeny of squamate reptiles. Data from: Correlates of extinction risk in squamate reptiles: the relative importance of biology, geography, threat and range size. Dryad Digital Repository. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.3hq89/2 . Description: Non-dated composite phylogeny of squamate reptiles (1,139 species + Sphenodon punctatus as outgroup).
PAPERS IN PRESS AND PUBLISHED
Duchardt, C., D. Augustine, L. Porensky, J. Beck, J. Hennig, D. Pellatz, D. Scasta, L. Connell, and A. D. Davidson. 2022. Disease and weather precipitate drastic shifts in a rangeland ecosystem mediated by a keystone species (Cynomys ludovicianus). Ecological Applications https://doi.org/10.1002/eap.2712
Davidson, A. D. , D. J. Augustine, H. Jacobsen, D. Pellatz, L. M. Porensky, G. McKee, C. Duchardt. 2022. Boom and bust cycles of black-tailed prairie dog populations in the Thunder Basin grassland ecosystem. Journal of Mammalogy 103:1112–1126.
Pejchar, L., L. Medrano, R. M. Niemiec, J.P. Barfield, A. D. Davidson, and C. Hartway. 2021. Challenges and opportunities for cross-jurisdictional bison conservation in North America. Biological Conservation 256:109029
Augustine, D., A. D. Davidson, K. Dickinson, and B. Van Pelt. 2021. Thinking like a grassland: Challenges and opportunities for biodiversity conservation in the Great Plains of North America. Rangeland Ecology and Management 78:281-295. (Invited)
Lacher, T.E., Jr., A. D. Davidson, T. Fleming, E. P. Gomez-Ruiz, G. McCracken, N. Owen-Smith, C. Peres, and S. Vander Wall. 2019. The functional roles of mammals in ecosystems. Journal of Mammalogy. Special Centennial Commemoration Issue 100:942–964. (Invited)
Davidson, A. D., E. A. Hunter, J. Erz, D. C. Lightfoot, A. M. McCarthy, J. K. Mueller, K. T. Shoemaker. 2018. Reintroducing a keystone burrowing rodent to restore an arid North American grassland: challenges and successes. Restoration Ecology
Holt, B. G., G. C. Costa, C. P., J-P. Lessard, T. M. Brooks, A. D. Davidson, S. B. Hedges, V. C. Radeloff, C. Rahbek, C. Rondinini, C. H. Graham. 2018. Environmental variation is a major predictor of global trait turnover in mammals. Journal of Biogeography 45:225-237.
Davidson, A. D., K. T. Shoemaker, B. Weinstein, G. Costa, V. Radeloff, C. Rondinini, G. Ceballos, and C. Graham. 2017. Geography of current and future global mammal extinction risk. PLoS ONE 12(11): e0186934.
Brum, F. T., C. H. Graham, G. C. Costa, S. B. Hedges, C. Penone, V. C. Radelofff, C. Rondinini, R. Loyola, and A. D. Davidson. 2017. Global priorities for conservation across multiple dimensions of mammalian diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 14:29 7641-7646 doi: 10.1073/pnas.1706461114 1
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Böhm, M., R. Kemp, R. Williams, A. D. Davidson, A. Garcia, K.M. McMillan, H. R. Bramhall, and B. Collen. 2017. Rapoport’s rule, biology, or time since description? Determinants of species range size in snakes. Diversity and Distributions 23:1472-1481.
Kennedya, C. M., P. L. Hawthorneb, D. A. Mitevac, L. Baumgartend, K. Sochia, M. Matsumotod, J. S. Evansa, S. Polaskyb, P. Hamelf, E. M. Vieirag, P. Ferreira Develeyh, C. H. Sekercioglui, A. D. Davidson, E. M. Uhlhornl, J. Kieseckera. 2016. Optimizing land use decision-making to sustain Brazilian agricultural profits, biodiversity and ecosystem services. Biological Conservation 204:221–230.
Penone, C., B. Weinstein, C. H. Graham, T. M. Brooks, C. Rondinini, S. B. Hedges, A. D. Davidson, and G. C. Costa. 2016. Global mammal betadiversity show parallel assemblage structure in similar but isolated environments. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283:20161028.
Böhm, M., D. Cook, H. Ma, A. D. Davidson, A. Garcia, B. Tapley, P. Pearce-Kelly, and J. Carr. 2016. Hot and bothered: using trait-based approaches to assess climate change vulnerability in reptiles. Biological Conservation 204:32-41.
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Oliveira, B., A. Machac, G. C. Costa, T. M. Brooks, A. D. Davidson, C. Rondinini, and C. H. Graham. 2016. Species and functional diversity accumulate differently in terrestrial mammals. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25:1119-1130.
Ponce-Guevara, E., A. D. Davidson, R. Sierra-Corona, G. Ceballos. 2016. Interactive Effects of Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs and Cattle on Shrub Encroachment in a Desert Grassland Ecosystem. PLoS ONE 11(5): e0154748.
Böhm, M., R. Williams, H. Bramhall, K. McMillan, A.D. Davidson, A. Garcia, L. Bland, J. Bielby, and B. Collen. 2016. The correlates of extinction risk in reptiles: the relative importance of biology, geography and threat. Global Ecology and Biogeography 25: 391–405.
Sierra–Corona, R., A. D. Davidson, E. L. Fredrickson, H. Luna-Soria, H. Suzan-Azpiri, E. Ponce, and G. Ceballos. Black-tailed prairie dogs, cattle, and the conservation of North America’s arid grasslands. 2015. PLoS ONE 10(3): e0118602.
Penone, C., A. D. Davidson, K. T. Shoemaker, M. Di Marco, C. Rondinini, T. Brooks, B. Young, C. H. Graham, and G. C. Costa. Imputation of missing data in life-history traits datasets: which approach performs the best? 2015. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5:961-970.
Davidson, A. D., M. T. Friggens, K. Shoemaker, C. L. Hayes, J. Erz, and R. Duran. 2014. Population dynamics of reintroduced Gunnison’s prairie dogs in the southern portion of their geographic range. Journal of Wildlife Management 78: 429-439.
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Murray, K. A., L. D. Verde Arregoitia, A. D. Davidson, M. Di Marco, and M. M. I. Di Fonzo. 2014. Threat to the point: improving the value of comparative extinction risk analysis for conservation action. Global Change Biology 20:483-494.
Brown, J. H., C. Allen, J. R. Burger, W. Burnside, M. Chang, A. D. Davidson, T. Fristoe, M. J. Hamilton, S. T. Hammond, A. Kodrick-Brown, Mercado-Silva, J. Nekola, J. Okie, and W. Woodruff. 2014. Macroecology meets macroeconomics: resource scarcity and global sustainability. Ecological Engineering 65:24-32.
Bergstrom, B. J., L. C. Arias, A. D. Davidson, A. W. Ferguson, L. Randa, and S. R. Sheffield. License to kill: reforming Wildlife Services to restore biodiversity and ecosystem function. 2014. Conservation Letters 7:131-142.
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Nekola J., C. Allen, J. H. Brown, R. Burger, W. Burnside, A. D. Davidson, T. Fristoe, M. J. Hamilton, S. T. Hammond, A. Kodrick-Brown, N. Mercado, J. Okie. 2013. The Malthusian-Darwinian dynamic and human nature. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 28:127-130.
Lightfoot, D. C., A. D. Davidson, D. G. Parker, L. Hernandez, J. Laundre. 2012. Bottom-up regulation of desert grassland and shrubland rodent communities: implications of species-specific reproductive potentials.Journal of Mammalogy 93:1017-1028.
Davidson, A. D., J. K. Detling, and J. H. Brown. 2012. Ecological roles and conservation challenges of social, herbivorous, burrowing mammals in the world’s grasslands. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 10:477-485.
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Burger, J. R., Brown, J. H., C. Allen, W. Burnside, A. D. Davidson, T. Fristoe, M. J. Hamilton, N. Mercado, J. Okie, W. Zuo, and J. Nekola. 2012. The macroecology of sustainability. PLoS Biology 10(6): e1001345.
Media: Faculty of 1000, Podcast on the PLoS Biology Blog, Ecology and Policy Blog for The British Ecological Society, Ecology.com, Blog by Gail Tverberg
Davidson, A. D., A. G. Boyer, H. Kim, S. Pompa-Mansilla, M. J. Hamilton, D. P. Costa, G. Ceballos, and J. H. Brown. 2012. Drivers and hotspots of extinction in marine mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109:3395-3400.
Brown, J. H., W. Burnside, A. D. Davidson, J. P. DeLong, B. Dunn, M. J. Hamilton, N. Mercado, J. Nekola, J. Okie, W. Woodruff, and W. Zuo. 2011. Energetic limits to economic growth. BioScience 61:19-26.
Media: Faculty of 1000, Science Daily
Hamilton, M. J., A. D. Davidson, R. M. Sibly, and J. H. Brown. 2011. Universal scaling of production rates across mammalian lineages. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 278: 560-566.
Lightfoot, D. C., A. D. Davidson, D. Parker, and C. M. McGlone. 2010. Rabbit population abundance in northern Chihuahuan Desert grassland and shrubland habitats relative to rainfall and plant production. Western North American Naturalist 70:490-499.
Davidson, A. D., Eduardo Ponce, David C. Lightfoot, Ed L. Fredrickson, James H. Brown, Juan Cruzado, David Toledo, Sandra L. Brantley, Rodrigo Sierra, Rurik List, and Gerardo Ceballos. 2010. Rapid response of a grassland ecosystem to an experimental manipulation of a keystone rodent and domestic livestock. Ecology 91:3189-3200.
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Ceballos, G., A. D. Davidson, R. List, J. Pacheco, P. Manzano, G. Santos, and J. Cruzado. 2010. Rapid decline of a grassland system and its ecological and conservation implications. PLoS ONE 5:e8562.
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Davidson, A. D., M. J. Hamilton, A. Boyer, J. H. Brown, and G. Ceballos. 2009. Multiple pathways to extinction in mammals. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 106:1702-1705.
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Davidson, A. D., D. C. Lightfoot, and J. L. McIntyre. 2008. Engineering rodents create key habitat for lizards. Journal of Arid Environments 72:2142-2149.
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Davidson, A. D. and D. C. Lightfoot. 2008. Burrowing rodents increase landscape heterogeneity in a desert grassland. Journal of Arid Environments 72:1133-1145.
Davidson, A. D. and D. C. Lightfoot. 2007. Interactive effects of keystone rodents on the structure of desert grassland arthropod communities. Ecography 30:515-525.
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Davidson, A. D. and D. C. Lightfoot. 2006. Keystone rodent interactions: prairie dogs and kangaroo rats structure the biotic composition of a desertified grassland. Ecography 29:755-765.
Davidson, A. D., R. R. Parmenter, and J. R. Gosz. 1999. Responses of small mammals and vegetation to a reintroduction of Gunnison’s prairie dogs. Journal of Mammalogy 80:1311-1324.
Augustine, D. J., J. E. Smith, A. D. Davidson, and P. Stapp. In Press. Burrowing Rodents – Ecosystem Engineers. Chapter 1.2 in Rangeland Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, edited by L. B. McNew, D. K. Hahlgren, and J. L. Beck.
Ceballos, G., R. List, A. D. Davidson, E. L. Fredrickson, R. Sierra, L. Martínez, J. Herrick, and J. Pacheco. 2009. Grassland conservation in the borderlands: understanding coupled human- ecological systems to achieve conservation goals in Lopez-Hoffman, L., R. Varady, and K. Flessa. Conservation of Shared Environments: Learning from the United States and Mexico. University of Arizona Press.