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Dr. Richard Chandler

Professor, Wildlife Ecology and Management
  • Ph.D. Wildlife Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2010
  • M.S. Wildlife Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2006
  • B.S. Wildlife Biology, University of Vermont, 2002
Selected Publications:

Royle, J.A; Chandler, R; Sollmann, R; and Gardner, B. 2014. Spatial Capture Recapture: Academic Press.

Lewis, W.B., R.J. Cooper, R.B. Chandler, R.W. Chitwood, M.H. Cline, M.T. Hallworth, J.L. Hatt, J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, S.A. Kaiser, N.L. Rodenhouse, T.S. Sillett, K.W. Stodola, M.S. Webster, and R.T. Holmes. 2023. Climate-mediated population dynamics of a migratory songbird differ between the trailing edge and range core. Ecological Monographs. e1559.

Margenau, L. L. S., M. J. Cherry, K. V. Miller, E. P. Garrison, and R. B. Chandler. 2022. Monitoring partially-marked populations using camera and telemetry data. Ecological Applications 32:e2553.

Howell, P. E., B. R. Hossack, E. Muths, B. H. Sigafus, A. Chenevert-Steffler, R. B. Chandler. 2020. A statistical forecasting approach to metapopulation viability analysis. Ecological Applications 3:e02038.

Hooker, M. J. R. B. Chandler, B. T. Bond, and M. J. Chamberlain. 2020. Assessing population viability of black bears using spatial capture‐recapture models. Journal of Wildlife Managment 84:1100-1113.

Abernathy, H. N., D. A. Crawford, E. P. Garrison, R. B. Chandler, M. L. Conner, K. V. Miller, and M. J. Cherry. 2019. Deer movement and resource selection during Hurricane Irma: implications for extreme climatic events and wildlife. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 286: 20192230.

Chandler, R.B., K. Engebretsen, M.J. Cherry, E.P. Garrison, and K.V. Miller. 2018. Estimating recruitment from capture–recapture data by modelling spatio‐temporal variation in birth and age‐specific survival rates. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9:2115-2130.

Hsiung, A.C., W.A. Boyle, R.J. Cooper, and R.B. Chandler. 2018. Altitudinal migration: ecological drivers, knowledge gaps, and conservation implications. Biological Reviews 93:2049-2070.

Howell, P.E., E. Muths, B. Hossack, B. Sigafus, and R.B. Chandler. 2018. Increasing connectivity between metapopulation ecology and landscape ecology. Ecology 99:1119–1128.

Chandler, R.B., J. Hepinstall-Cymerman, S. Merker, H. Abernathy-Conners, and R.J. Cooper. 2018. Characterizing spatio-temporal variation in survival and recruitment with integrated population models. Auk 135:409–426.

Whittington, J., M. Hebblewhite, and R.B. Chandler. 2018. Generalized spatial mark-resight models with an application to grizzly bears. Journal of Applied Ecology 55:157-168.

Chandler, R.B. and J. Hepinstall-Cymerman. 2016. Estimating the spatial scales of landscape effects on abundance. Landscape Ecology 31:1383-1394.

Monroe, A., R.B. Chandler, W. Burger, Jr., and J.A. Martin. 2016. Converting exotic forages to native warm-season grass can increase avian productivity in beef production systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment 233:85-93.

Chandler, R.B., E. Muths, B.H. Sigafus, C.R. Schwalbe, C.J. Jarchow, and B.R. Hossack. 2015. Spatial occupancy models for predicting metapopulation dynamics and viability following reintroduction. Journal of Applied Ecology Journal of Applied Ecology 52:1325-1333.

Chandler, R.B. and J.D. Clark. 2014. Spatially explicit integrated population models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5:1351-1360.

Zipkin, E.F., J.T. Thorson, K. See, H.J. Lynch, E.H.C. Grant, Y. Kanno, R.B. Chandler, B.H. Letcher, and J.A. Royle. 2014. Modeling structured population dynamics using data from unmarked individuals. Ecology 95:22-29.

Chandler, R; King, D.I; Chandler, C.C; Raudales, R; Trubey, R; and Arce Chavez, V.J. 2013. A small-scale land-sparing approach to conserving biodiversity in tropical agricultural landscapes. Conservation Biology 27:785-795.

Chandler, R and Royle, J.A. 2013. Spatially-explicit models for inference about density in unmarked populations. Annals of Applied Statistics 7:936-954.

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