Mark L. Taper, Ph.D. - Publications

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Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 

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2019 Ponciano JM, Taper ML. Model Projections in Model Space: A Geometric Interpretation of the AIC Allows Estimating the Distance Between Truth and Approximating Models. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. 7. PMID 33796541 DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2019.00413  1
2018 Ponciano JM, Taper ML, Dennis B. Ecological change points: The strength of density dependence and the loss of history. Theoretical Population Biology. PMID 29705062 DOI: 10.1016/J.Tpb.2018.04.002  1
2016 Kalinowski ST, Leonard MJ, Taper ML. Development and Validation of the Conceptual Assessment of Natural Selection (CANS). Cbe Life Sciences Education. 15. PMID 27856552 DOI: 10.1187/Cbe.15-06-0134  0.44
2016 Ferguson JM, Carvalho F, Murillo-García O, Taper ML, Ponciano JM. An updated perspective on the role of environmental autocorrelation in animal populations. Theoretical Ecology. 9: 129-148. PMID 27158281 DOI: 10.1007/S12080-015-0276-6  1
2016 Andrews TC, Shepard BB, Litt AR, Kruse CG, Nelson ML, Clancey P, Zale AV, Taper ML, Kalinowski ST. Performance of Juvenile Cutthroat Trout Translocated as Embryos from Five Populations into a Common Habitat North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 36: 926-941. DOI: 10.1080/02755947.2016.1165774  1
2016 Taper ML, Ponciano JM. Evidential statistics as a statistical modern synthesis to support 21st century science Population Ecology. 58: 9-29. DOI: 10.1007/S10144-015-0533-Y  1
2015 Bowden TS, Ferguson JM, Ward RV, Taper ML, Willey DW. Breeding season home range and habitat use of mexican spotted owls (Strix occidentalis lucida) below the south rim of Grand Canyon National Park Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 127: 678-689. DOI: 10.1676/15-004.1  1
2015 Ferguson JM, Carvalho F, Murillo-García O, Taper ML, Ponciano JM. An updated perspective on the role of environmental autocorrelation in animal populations Theoretical Ecology. DOI: 10.1007/s12080-015-0276-6  1
2014 Shepard BB, Nelson LM, Taper ML, Zale AV. Factors Influencing Successful Eradication of Nonnative Brook Trout from Four Small Rocky Mountain Streams Using Electrofishing North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 34: 988-997. DOI: 10.1080/02755947.2014.942042  1
2014 Pollnac FW, Maxwell BD, Taper ML, Rew LJ. The demography of native and non-native plant species in mountain systems: Examples in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Population Ecology. 56: 81-95. DOI: 10.1007/S10144-013-0391-4  1
2013 Shepard BB, Taper ML, Zale AV. Improved variance estimates of biomass for stream-dwelling fish calculated using removal estimators Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 142: 841-853. DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2013.769900  1
2012 Ponciano JM, Burleigh JG, Braun EL, Taper ML. Assessing parameter identifiability in phylogenetic models using data cloning. Systematic Biology. 61: 955-72. PMID 22649181 DOI: 10.1093/Sysbio/Sys055  1
2012 Wasser SK, Keim JL, Taper ML, Lele SR. To kill or not to kill - That is the question Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 10: 67-68. DOI: 10.1890/12.Wb.006  1
2012 Ferguson JM, Taper ML, Guy CS, Syslo JM. Mechanisms of coexistence between native bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus) and non-native lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush): Inferences from pattern-oriented modeling Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 69: 1-15. DOI: 10.1139/F2011-177  1
2012 Taylor K, Brummer T, Taper ML, Wing A, Rew LJ. Human-mediated long-distance dispersal: An empirical evaluation of seed dispersal by vehicles Diversity and Distributions. 18: 942-951. DOI: 10.1111/J.1472-4642.2012.00926.X  1
2012 Drinan DP, Zale AV, Webb MAH, Taper ML, Shepard BB, Kalinowski ST. Evidence of local adaptation in westslope cutthroat trout Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 141: 872-880. DOI: 10.1080/00028487.2012.675907  1
2012 Forristal VE, Creel S, Taper ML, Scurlock BM, Cross PC. Effects of supplemental feeding and aggregation on fecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentrations in elk Journal of Wildlife Management. 76: 694-702. DOI: 10.1002/Jwmg.312  1
2011 Wasser SK, Keim JL, Taper ML, Lele SR. The influences of wolf predation, habitat loss, and human activity on caribou and moose in the Alberta oil sands Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 9: 546-551. DOI: 10.1890/100071  1
2011 Taper ML, Lele SR. Evidence, Evidence Functions, and Error Probabilities Philosophy of Statistics. 513-532. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-444-51862-0.50015-0  1
2010 Dennis B, Ponciano JM, Taper ML. Replicated sampling increases efficiency in monitoring biological populations. Ecology. 91: 610-20. PMID 20392025 DOI: 10.1890/08-1095.1  1
2010 Ritter RA, Lenssen AW, Blodgett SL, Taper ML. Regional assemblages of lygus (Heteroptera: Miridae) in Montana Canola fields Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 83: 297-305. DOI: 10.2317/JKES0912.23.1  1
2010 Griffin SC, Taper ML, Hoffman R, Mills LS. Ranking mahalanobis distance models for predictions of occupancy from presence-only data Journal of Wildlife Management. 74: 1112-1121. DOI: 10.2193/2009-002  1
2009 Muhlfeld CC, Kalinowski ST, McMahon TE, Taper ML, Painter S, Leary RF, Allendorf FW. Hybridization rapidly reduces fitness of a native trout in the wild. Biology Letters. 5: 328-31. PMID 19324629 DOI: 10.1098/Rsbl.2009.0033  1
2009 Ponciano JM, Taper ML, Dennis B, Lele SR. Hierarchical models in ecology: confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, and model selection using data cloning. Ecology. 90: 356-62. PMID 19323219 DOI: 10.1890/08-0967.1  1
2009 Griffin SC, Griffin PC, Taper ML, Scott Mills L. Marmots on the move? dispersal in a declining montane mammal Journal of Mammalogy. 90: 686-695. DOI: 10.1644/08-Mamm-A-159R1.1  1
2009 Staples DF, Taper ML, Dennis B, Boik RJ. Effects of sampling error and temporal correlations in population growth on process variance estimators Environmental and Ecological Statistics. 16: 547-560. DOI: 10.1007/S10651-008-0097-5  1
2008 Cooper LN, Lee AH, Taper ML, Horner JR. Relative growth rates of predator and prey dinosaurs reflect effects of predation. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society. 275: 2609-15. PMID 18682367 DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.2008.0912  1
2008 Jasieniuk M, Taper ML, Wagner NC, Stougaard RN, Brelsford M, Maxwell BD. Selection of a barley yield model using information-theoretic criteria Weed Science. 56: 628-636. DOI: 10.1614/Ws-07-177.1  1
2008 Lehnhoff EA, Rew LJ, Maxwell BD, Taper ML. Quantifying invasiveness of plants: A test case with yellow toadflax (Linaria vulgaris) Invasive Plant Science and Management. 1: 319-325. DOI: 10.1614/Ipsm-08-065.1  1
2008 Kalinowski ST, Meeuwig MH, Narum SR, Taper ML. Stream trees: A statistical method for mapping genetic differences between populations of freshwater organisms to the sections of streams that connect them Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 65: 2752-2760. DOI: 10.1139/F08-171  1
2008 Griffin SC, Taper ML, Hoffman R, Mills LS. The case of the missing marmots: Are metapopulation dynamics or range-wide declines responsible? Biological Conservation. 141: 1293-1309. DOI: 10.1016/J.Biocon.2008.03.001  1
2008 Taper ML, Staples DF, Shepard BB. Model structure adequacy analysis: Selecting models on the basis of their ability to answer scientific questions Synthese. 163: 357-370. DOI: 10.1007/S11229-007-9299-X  1
2007 Griffin SC, Valois T, Taper ML, Scott Mills L. Effects of tourists on behavior and demography of Olympic marmots. Conservation Biology : the Journal of the Society For Conservation Biology. 21: 1070-81. PMID 17650256 DOI: 10.1111/J.1523-1739.2007.00688.X  1
2007 Kalinowski ST, Taper ML, Marshall TC. Revising how the computer program CERVUS accommodates genotyping error increases success in paternity assignment. Molecular Ecology. 16: 1099-106. PMID 17305863 DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-294X.2007.03089.X  1
2007 Griffin SC, Taper ML, Mills LS. Notes and discussion: Female olympic marmots (Marmota olympus) reproduce in consecutive years American Midland Naturalist. 158: 221-225. DOI: 10.1674/0003-0031(2007)158[221:Fommor]2.0.Co;2  1
2007 Wagner NC, Maxwell BD, Taper ML, Rew LJ. Developing an empirical yield-prediction model based on wheat and wild oat (Avena fatua) density, nitrogen and herbicide rate, and growing-season precipitation Weed Science. 55: 652-664. DOI: 10.1614/Ws-05-018.1  1
2007 Rotella J, Taper M, Stephens S, Lindberg M. Extending methods for modeling heterogeneity in nest-survival data using generalized mixed models Studies in Avian Biology. 34-44.  1
2006 Kalinowski ST, Taper ML, Metz AM. Can random mutation mimic design?: a guided inquiry laboratory for undergraduate students. Genetics. 174: 1073-9. PMID 16951065 DOI: 10.1534/Genetics.106.061234  1
2006 Kalinowski ST, Taper ML, Metz AM. How are humans related to other primates? A guided inquiry laboratory for undergraduate students. Genetics. 172: 1379-83. PMID 16387882 DOI: 10.1534/Genetics.105.047977  1
2006 Kalinowski ST, Sawaya MA, Taper ML. Individual identification and distribution of genotypic differences between individuals Journal of Wildlife Management. 70: 1148-1150. DOI: 10.2193/0022-541X(2006)70[1148:Iiadog]2.0.Co;2  1
2006 Dennis B, Ponciano JM, Lele SR, Taper ML, Staples DF. Estimating density dependence, process noise, and observation error Ecological Monographs. 76: 323-341. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9615(2006)76[323:Eddpna]2.0.Co;2  1
2006 Muhlfeld CC, Taper ML, Staples DF, Shepard BB. Observer error structure in bull trout redd counts in Montana streams: Implications for inference on true redd numbers Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 135: 643-654. DOI: 10.1577/T05-129.1  1
2006 Kalinowski ST, Wagner AP, Taper ML. ML-RELATE: A computer program for maximum likelihood estimation of relatedness and relationship Molecular Ecology Notes. 6: 576-579. DOI: 10.1111/J.1471-8286.2006.01256.X  1
2006 Staples DF, Taper ML. Impact of non-linearities in density dependence beyond the range of the data on predicting population extinction risk Journal For Nature Conservation. 14: 73-77. DOI: 10.1016/J.Jnc.2005.08.005  1
2006 Kalinowski ST, Taper ML. Maximum likelihood estimation of the frequency of null alleles at microsatellite loci Conservation Genetics. 7: 991-995. DOI: 10.1007/S10592-006-9134-9  1
2006 Kalinowski ST, Taper ML, Creel S. Using DNA from non-invasive samples to identify individuals and census populations: An evidential approach tolerant of genotyping errors Conservation Genetics. 7: 319-329. DOI: 10.1007/S10592-005-9024-6  1
2005 Stephens SE, Rotella JJ, Lindberg MS, Taper ML, Ringelman JK. Duck nest survival in the Missouri Coteau of North Dakota: Landscape effects at multiple spatial scales Ecological Applications. 15: 2137-2149. DOI: 10.1890/04-1162  1
2005 Kalinowski ST, Taper ML. Likelihood-based confidence intervals of relative fitness for a common experimental design Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 62: 693-699. DOI: 10.1139/F04-239  1
2005 Staples DF, Taper ML, Shepard BB. Risk-based viable population monitoring Conservation Biology. 19: 1908-1916. DOI: 10.1111/J.1523-1739.2005.00283.X  1
2005 Guo Q, Taper M, Schoenberger M, Brandle J. Spatial-temporal population dynamics across species range: From centre to margin Oikos. 108: 47-57. DOI: 10.1111/J.0030-1299.2005.13149.X  1
2005 Holt RD, Keitt TH, Lewis MA, Maurer BA, Taper ML. Theoretical models of species' borders: Single species approaches Oikos. 108: 18-27. DOI: 10.1111/J.0030-1299.2005.13147.X  1
2005 Fortin MJ, Keitt TH, Maurer BA, Taper ML, Kaufman DM, Blackburn TM. Species' geographic ranges and distributional limits: Pattern analysis and statistical issues Oikos. 108: 7-17. DOI: 10.1111/J.0030-1299.2005.13146.X  1
2004 Staples DF, Taper ML, Dennis B. Estimating population trend and process variation for PVA in the presence of sampling error Ecology. 85: 923-929. DOI: 10.1890/03-3101  1
2002 Taper ML, Gogan PJP. The northern Yellowstone elk: Density dependence and climatic conditions Journal of Wildlife Management. 66: 106-122. DOI: 10.2307/3802877  1
2002 Maurer BA, Taper ML. Connecting geographical distributions with population processes Ecology Letters. 5: 223-231. DOI: 10.1046/J.1461-0248.2002.00308.X  1
2002 Lele S, Taper ML. A composite likelihood approach to (co)variance components estimation Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference. 103: 117-135. DOI: 10.1016/S0378-3758(01)00215-4  1
2001 Kramer MG, Hansen AJ, Taper ML, Kissinger EJ. Abiotic controls on long-term windthrow disturbance and temperate rain forest dynamics in southeast Alaska Ecology. 82: 2749-2768. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(2001)082[2749:Acoltw]2.0.Co;2  1
2000 Case TJ, Taper ML. Interspecific Competition, Environmental Gradients, Gene Flow, and the Coevolution of Species' Borders. The American Naturalist. 155: 583-605. PMID 10777432 DOI: 10.1086/303351  1
2000 Rotella JJ, Taper ML, Hansen AJ. Correcting nesting-success estimates for observer effects: Maximum-likelihood estimates of daily survival rates with reduced bias Auk. 117: 92-109. DOI: 10.1642/0004-8038(2000)117[0092:Cnsefo]2.0.Co;2  1
1999 Wilkinson GS, Taper M. Evolution of genetic variation for condition-dependent traits in stalk-eyed flies Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 266: 1685-1690. DOI: 10.1098/Rspb.1999.0832  1
1999 Bohning-Gaese K, Taper ML, Brown JH. Are declines in North American insectivorous songbirds due to causes on the breeding range? Ncasi Technical Bulletin. 41. DOI: 10.1046/J.1523-1739.1993.07010076.X  1
1999 Taper ML, Bohning-Gaese K, Brown JH. Individualistic responses of bird species to environmental change Ncasi Technical Bulletin. 2: 530. DOI: 10.1007/BF00329427  1
1999 Bohning-Gaese K, Taper ML, Brown JH. Are declines in North American insectivorous songbirds due to causes on the breeding range? Ncasi Technical Bulletin. 41.  1
1999 Taper ML, Bohning-Gaese K, Brown JH. Individualistic responses of bird species to environmental change Ncasi Technical Bulletin. 2: 530.  1
1998 Zeng Z, Nowierski RM, Taper ML, Dennis B, Kemp WP. Complex population dynamics in the real world: Modeling the influence of time-varying parameters and time lags Ecology. 79: 2193-2209. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(1998)079[2193:Cpditr]2.0.Co;2  1
1998 Lele S, Taper ML, Gage S. Statistical analysis of population dynamics in space and time using estimating functions Ecology. 79: 1489-1502. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(1998)079[1489:Saopdi]2.0.Co;2  1
1998 Dennis B, Kemp WP, Taper ML. Joint density dependence Ecology. 79: 426-441. DOI: 10.1890/0012-9658(1998)079[0426:Jdd]2.0.Co;2  1
1998 Marquet PA, Taper ML. On size and area: Patterns of mammalian body size extremes across landmasses Evolutionary Ecology. 12: 127-139. DOI: 10.1023/A:1006567227154  1
1996 Rotella JJ, Ratti JT, Reese KP, Taper ML, Dennis B. Long-term population analysis of gray partridge in Eastern Washington Journal of Wildlife Management. 60: 817-825. DOI: 10.2307/3802382  1
1996 Taper ML, Marquet PA. How do species really divide resources? American Naturalist. 147: 1072-1086. DOI: 10.1086/285893  1
1996 Brown JH, Taper ML, Marquet PA. Darwinian fitness and reproductive power: Reply to kozŁowski American Naturalist. 147: 1092-1097.  1
1995 Taper ML, Böhning-Gaese K, Brown JH. Individualistic responses of bird species to environmental change. Oecologia. 101: 478-486. PMID 28306963 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00329427  1
1995 Kelt DA, Taper ML, Meserve PL. Assessing the impact of competition on community assembly: A case study using small mammals Ecology. 76: 1283-1296. DOI: 10.2307/1940935  1
1994 Wolda H, Dennis B, Taper ML. Density dependence tests, and largely futile comments: Answers to Holyoak and Lawton (1993) and Hanski, Woiwod and Perry (1993). Oecologia. 98: 229-234. PMID 28313981 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00341476  1
1994 Dennis B, Taper ML. Density dependence in time series observations of natural populations: Estimation and testing Ecological Monographs. 64: 205-224. DOI: 10.2307/2937041  1
1994 Wolda H, Dennis B, Taper ML. Density dependence tests, and largely futile comments: Answers to Holyoak and Lawton (1993) and Hanski, Woiwod and Perry (1993) Oecologia. 98: 229-234. DOI: 10.1007/BF00341476  1
1994 Böhning-Gaese K, Taper ML, Brown JH. Avian Community Dynamics Are Discordant in Space and Time Oikos. 70: 121-126. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4612-4018-1_7  1
1994 Bohninggaese K, Taper ML, Brown JH. Avian community dynamics are discordant in space and time Oikos. 70: 121-126.  1
1993 Moorehead JR, Taper ML, Case TJ. Utilization of hybrid oak hosts by a monophagous gall wasp: How little host character is sufficient? Oecologia. 95: 385-392. PMID 28314015 DOI: 10.1007/BF00320993  1
1993 Taper ML. A new look at competition theory and the structure of ecological communities. Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 8: 308-9. PMID 21236177 DOI: 10.1016/0169-5347(93)90234-G  1
1993 Brown JH, Marquet PA, Taper ML. Evolution of body size: consequences of an energetic definition of fitness. The American Naturalist. 142: 573-84. PMID 19425961 DOI: 10.1086/285558  1
1993 Moorehead JR, Taper ML, Case TJ. Utilization of hybrid oak hosts by a monophagous gall wasp: How little host character is sufficient? Oecologia. 95: 385-392. DOI: 10.1007/BF00320993  1
1992 Taper ML, Case TJ. MODELS OF CHARACTER DISPLACEMENT AND THE THEORETICAL ROBUSTNESS OF TAXON CYCLES. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 46: 317-333. PMID 28564035 DOI: 10.1111/J.1558-5646.1992.Tb02040.X  1
1992 Stacey PB, Taper M. Environmental variation and the persistence of small populations Ecological Applications. 2: 18-29.  1
1992 Taper ML, Case TJ. Coevolution among competitors Oxford Surveys in Evolutionary Biology. Vol. 8. 63-109.  1
1992 Taper ML, Case TJ. Models of character displacement and the theoretical robustness of taxon cycles Evolution. 46: 317-333.  1
1987 Taper ML, Case TJ. Interactions between oak tannins and parasite community structure: Unexpected benefits of tannins to cynipid gall-wasps Oecologia. 71: 254-261. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00377292  1
1986 Case TJ, Taper ML. ON THE COEXISTENCE AND COEVOLUTION OF ASEXUAL AND SEXUAL COMPETITORS. Evolution; International Journal of Organic Evolution. 40: 366-387. PMID 28556058 DOI: 10.1111/J.1558-5646.1986.Tb00478.X  1
1986 Taper ML, Zimmerman EM, Case TJ. Sources of mortality for a cynipid gall-wasp (Dryocosmus dubiosus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)): The importance of the Tannin/Fungus interaction. Oecologia. 68: 437-445. PMID 28311792 DOI: 10.1007/Bf01036752  1
1986 Taper ML, Zimmerman EM, Case TJ. Sources of mortality for a cynipid gall-wasp (Dryocosmus dubiosus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)): The importance of the Tannin/Fungus interaction Oecologia. 68: 437-445. DOI: 10.1007/BF01036752  1
1986 Case TJ, Taper ML. On the coexistence and coevolution of asexual and sexual competitors. Evolution. 40: 366-387.  1
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