Publications

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Linnell, M.A., Moriarty, K.M., Green, D.S., Levi, T. In review. Density and population trajectories of a rare and geographically isolated carnivore.

Shakeri, Y., White, K.W., Levi, T. In review. Seed dispersal and resource subsidies from salmon-supported bears to granivores.

Smith, J.A., Thomas, A.C. , Levi, T., Wang, Y., Wilmers, C.C. In revision. DNA metabarcoding reveals human-induced shifts in dietary niche partitioning in a carnivore guild. Oikos

Harrer, L.E.F., Levi, T. In revision. The primacy of bears as seed dispersers in salmon-bearing ecosystems. Ecosphere

White, K.S., Gregovic, D., Levi, T. In press. Projecting the future of an alpine ungulate under climate change scenarios. Global Change Biology

Betts, M.G., Wolf, C., Ripple, B., Phalan, B., Millers, K., Duarte, A., Butchart, S., Levi, T. 2017. Global forest loss disproportionately erodes biodiversity in intact landscapes. Nature

Adams, M.S., Service, C., Bateman, A., Bourbonnais, M., Artelle, K., Nelson, T., Paquet, P., Levi, T., Darimont, C.T. 2017. Intrapopulation isotopic niche diversity over landscapes; spatial patterns inform conservation of bear-salmon systems. Ecosphere

Wheat, R.E., Lewis, S.B., Wang, Y., Levi, T., Wilmers, C.C. 2017Intraspecific variation in movement strategies among bald eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in an anadromous fish system. Movement Ecology

Kilpatrick, M., Dobson, A.D.M., Levi, T., Salkeld, D.J., Swei, A., Ginsberg, H.S., Kjemtrup, A., Padgett, K.A., Jensen, P.M., Fish, D., Ogden, N.H., Diuk-Wasser, M. 2017Lyme disease ecology in a changing world: consensus, uncertainty, and critical gaps for improving control. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

Ripple, W.J., Chapron, G., Lopez-Bao, J.V., Durant, S.M., Macdonald, D.W., Lindsey, P.A., Bennett, E.L., Beschta, R.L., Bruskotter, J.T., Campos-Arceiz, A., Corlett, R.T., Darimont, C.T., Dickman, A.J., Dirzo, R., Dublin, H.T., Estes, J.A., Everatt, K.T., Galetti, M., Goswami,V.R., Hayward, M.W., Hedges, S., Hoffman, M., Hunter, L.T.B., Kerley, G.I.H., Letnic, M., Levi, T., Maisels, F., Morrison, J.C., Nelson, M.P., Newsome, T.M., Painter, L., Pringle, R.M., Sandom, C.J., Terborgh, J., Treves, A., Valkenburgh, B.V., Vucetich, J.A., Wirsing, A.J., Wallach, A.D., Wolf, C., Woodroffe, R., Young, H., Zhang, Li. 2016. Conserving the World’s Megafauna and Biodiversity: The Fierce Urgency of Now. Bioscience.

Burtis, J.C., Sullivan, P., Ostfeld R.S., Levi, T., Yavitt, J.B., Fahey, T.J. 2016The impact of temperature and precipitation during Ixodes scapularis questing periods on human Lyme disease incidence and natural tick densities in long-term endemic and emerging regions. Parasites and Vectors

Wheat, R.E., Allen, J.M., Miller, S.D.L, Wilmers, C.C., Levi, T. 2016. Environmental DNA from residual saliva for efficient noninvasive genetic monitoring of brown bears (Ursus arctos). PLoS ONE

Ripple W.J., Abernethy, K., Chapron, G., Levi, T., Lindsey, P.A., Newsome, T.M., Peres, C.A., Wallach, A.D., Wolf, C. 2016Are we eating the world’s mammals to extinction. Royal Society Open Science

Antunes, A.P., Fewster, R., Venticinque, E.M., Peres, C.A., Levi, T., Rohe, F., Shepard-Jr, G.H. 2016Empty rivers rather than empty forests: a century of commercial hunting in Amazonia. Science Advances

Ripple, W.J., Chapron, G., Lopez-Bao, J.V., Durant, S.M., Macdonald, D.W., Lindsey, P.A., Bennett, E.L., Beschta, R.L., Bruskotter, J.T., Campos-Arceiz, A., Corlett, R.T., Darimont, C.T., Dickman, A.J., Dirzo, R., Dublin, H.T., Estes, J.A., Everatt, K.T., Galetti, M., Goswami,V.R., Hayward, M.W., Hedges, S., Hoffman, M., Hunter, L.T.B., Kerley, G.I.H., Letnic, M., Levi, T., Maisels, F., Morrison, J.C., Nelson, M.P., Newsome, T.M., Painter, L., Pringle, R.M., Sandom, C.J., Terborgh, J., Treves, A., Valkenburgh, B.V., Vucetich, J.A., Wirsing, A.J., Wallach, A.D., Wolf, C., Woodroffe, R., Young, H., Zhang, Li. 2016Saving the world’s terrestrial megafauna. Bioscience. P.biw092

Fragoso, J.M.V., Levi, T., Oliveira, L.F.B., Luzar, J.B., Overman, H., Read, J.M., Silvius, K.M. 2016. Line transect surveys under detect terrestrial mammals: implications for the sustainability of subsistence hunting. PLoS ONE

Peres,  C.A., Emilio, T., Schietti, T., Desmoulière, S.J.M, Levi, T.  2016. Dispersal limitation induces long-term biomass collapse in overhunted Amazonian forests. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113: 892-897

Beschta, R.L., Painter, L.E., Levi, T., Ripple, W.J. 2016. Long-term aspen dynamics and trophic cascades in Northern Yellowstone. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 46: 548-556

Levi, T., Keesing, F., Holt, R.D., Barfield, M., Ostfeld, R.S. 2016. Quantifying dilution and amplification in a community of hosts for tick-borne pathogens. Ecological Applications

Levi, T., Massey, A.L., Holt, R.D., Keesing, F., Ostfeld, R.S., Peres, C.A. 2016. Does biodiversity protect humans against infectious disease?: Comment. Ecology. 97: 536-546

Levi, T., Wheat, R., Allen, J.M., Wilmers, C.C. 2015. Differential use of salmon by vertebrate consumers: implications for conservation. PeerJ. 3:E1157 

Ripple, W.J., Newsome, T.M., Wolf, C., Dirzo, R., Everatt, K.T., Galetti, M., Hayward, M.W., Kerley, G.I.H., Levi, T., Lindsey, P.A., Macdonald, D.W., Malhi, Y., Painter, L.E., Sandom, C.J., Terborgh, J., Van Valkenburgh, B. 2015. Collapse of the World’s Largest Herbivores. Science Advances. 1(4): e1400103

Levi, T., Kilpatrick, A.M., Barfield, M., Holt, R.D., Mangel, M., Wilmers, C.C. 2015. Threshold levels of generalist predation determine consumer response to resource pulses. Oikos

Levi, T., Keesing, F., Oggenfuss, K., Ostfeld, R.S. 2015. Accelerated phenology of blacklegged ticks under climate warmingPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 370: 20130556

Tallis, H., et al. 2014. Working together: A call for inclusive conservation. Nature 515: 27–28

Ostfeld, R.S., Levi, T., Jolles, A., Martin, L.B., Hosseini, P.R., Keesing, F. 2014. Life history and demographic drivers of reservoir competence for three tick-borne zoonotic pathogens. Plos ONE. 9(9) e107387

Ji, Y., Ashton, L., Pedley, S.M., Edwards, D.P., Tang, Y., Nakamura, A., Kitching, R., Dolman, P.M., Woodcock, P., Edwards, F.A., Larsen, T.H., Hsu, W.W., Benedick, S., Hamer, K.C., Wilcove, D.S., Bruce, C., Wang, X., Levi, T., Lott, M., Emerson, B.C., Yu, D.W. 2013. Reliable, verifiable, and efficient monitoring of biodiversity via metabarcoding. Ecology Letters. 16(10) 1245-1257

Pasari, J.,.Levi, T., Zavaleta, E., Tilman, D. 2013. Reply to Mokany et al: Comprehensive measures of biodiversity are critical to investigations of ecosystem multifunctionality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110(43)

Pasari, J.,.Levi, T., Zavaleta, E., Tilman, D. 2013. Several scales of biodiversity affect ecosystem multifunctionality. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:10219-10222

Levi, T., Silvius, K.M., Oliveira, L.F.B, Fragoso, J.MV. 2013. Competition and facilitation in the capuchin-squirrel monkey relationship. Biotropica. doi:10.1111/btp.12046

Levi, T., Peres, C.A. 2013. Dispersal vacuum in the seedling recruitment of a primate-dispersed Amazonian tree. Biological Conservation. 163:99-106

Wilmers, C.C., Levi, T. 2013. Do irrigation and predator control reduce the productivity of migratory ungulate herds? Ecology. 94:1264–1270

Wilmers, C.C., Ram, K., Watson, F.G.R, White, P.J., Smith, D.W., Levi, T. 2013. Climate and vegetation phenology – Predicting the effects of warming temperatures. in White, P.J., editor. Yellowstone’s Wildlife in Transition. Harvard University Press

Yu, D.W., Shepard, G.H., Ohl-Schacherer, J., Levi, T., 2013. Resolviendo el conflicto “parque-personas” en el Manu, con la estrategia “Ocupar la Amazonía”. Groenendijk, J., and A. Tovar editors. Reporte Manu: Pasión por la Investigación en la Amazonía Peruana. San Diego Zoo Global Peru y SERNANP. 466pp

Levi, T., Kilpatrick, A.M., Mangel, M., Wilmers, C.C. 2012. Deer, predators, and the emergence of Lyme disease. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109:10942-10947

Levi, T., Darimont, C.T., MacDuffee, M., Mangel, M., Paquet, P., Wilmers, C.C. 2012. Using Grizzly bears to assess harvest-ecosystem tradeoffs in salmon fisheries. PLoS Biology. 10(4)

Levi, T., Wilmers, C.C. 2012. Wolves-Coyotes-Foxes: A cascade among carnivores. Ecology. 93:921-929

Shepard, G.H., Levi, T., Neves, E., Peres, C.A., Yu, D.W. 2012. Hunting in ancient and modern Amazonia: Rethinking sustainability. American Anthropologist. 114(4)

Levi, T., Lu, F., Yu, D.W., Mangel, M. 2011. The behavior and diet breadth of central-place foragers: an application to human hunters and Neotropical game management. Evolutionary Ecology Research. 13:171-185.

Levi, T., Shepard, G. H. Jr., Ohl-Schacherer, J., Wilmers, C.C., Peres, C. A., D. W. Yu. 2010. Spatial tools for modeling the sustainability of subsistence hunting in tropical forests. Ecological Applications. 21: 1802–1818.

Yu, D. W., Levi, T. and Shepard, G. H. 2010. Conservation In Low-Governance Environments. Biotropica. 42: 569–571.

Brown, V., Gutknect, J., Harden, L., Harrison, C., Hively, D., Jorensen, C., Levi, T., Pflugeisen, B., Rovengo, P., Want, Y., Wiedenmann, J., M. Mangel. 2010. Understanding and engaging values in policy relevant science. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 41:48-56

Levi, T., Shepard Jr., G.H., Ohl-Schacherer, J., Peres, C.A., Yu, D.W. 2009. Modeling the long-term sustainability of indigenous hunting in Manu National Park, Peru: Landscape-scale management implications for Amazonia. Journal of Applied Ecology 46: 804-814.

Ohl-Schacherer, J., Shepard, G. H. Jr., Kaplan, H., Peres, C. A., Levi, T., D. W. Yu. 2007. The sustainability of hunting by Matsigenka native communities in Manu National Park, Peru. Conservation Biology 21: 1174-1185.

 

Manuscripts in preparation for submission

(I list them as motivation to help finish them off!)

Levi, T., Barfield, M., Barrantes, S., Sullivan, C., Holt, R.D., Terborgh, J. In prep. Tropical forests are hyper-diverse because of enemies

Spitz, D., Clark, D., Wisdom, M.J., Rowland, M., Johnson, B., Long, R.A. Levi, T. In prep. Fire history influences large-herbivore behavior at circadian, seasonal, and successional scales.