Aubry Lab Population Ecology in a Changing World

Quantitative Ecology

(*equal contribution or advisory role)


  1. Koons D.N., Aubry L.M., and R.F. Rockwell. Adaptive insight into the effects of harvest on overabundant snow geese. The Condor, in Press
  2. Falvo C., Koons D.N., and L.M. Aubry*. Climate change impacts on hibernator phenology and survival. Ecology and Evolution, in Press.
  3. Mullins M., Schneebeck C.A., and L.M. Aubry* (2018). Impacts of Road Closure, Climate, and Vegetation Change on Elk demography. Intermountain Journal of Sciences, 24, 1-15.
  4. Jenouvrier S., Aubry L.M., Barbraud C., Weimerskirch H. and H. Caswell (2018). Unobserved heterogeneity in vital rates creates a diversity of life histories in an Antarctic seabird population. Journal of Animal Ecology, 87(1): 212-222
  5. Raithel J.D., Reynolds-Hogland M., Carr P., and L.M. Aubry* (2017). Why Does the Regulated Harvest of Black Bears Affect the Rate of Human-Bear Conflicts in New Jersey? Case Study in the Environment, 1.
  6. Authier M., Aubry L.M., and E. Cam.  Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: Model Misspecification Undermines Tests of The Neutral Theory for Life Histories (2017). Ecology and Evolution, 7(10): 3348-3361
  7. Cam E., Aubry L.M.*, and M. Authier (2017). The Conundrum of heterogeneity in life histories. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 31(11): 872–886
  8. Raithel J.D, Reynolds-Hogland M., Koons D.N., Carr P. and L.M. Aubry* (2016). Recreational harvest and incident-response protocols reduce human-carnivore conflicts in an anthropogenic landscape. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12830.
  9. Wolfe M., Gese E., Stoner D., Terletzky P., and L.M. Aubry* (2016). Evaluation of Harvest Indices for Cougar Management in Utah. Journal of Wildlife Management, 80(1): 27-36. 
  10. Wolfe M., Koons D.N., Stoner D., Terletzky P., Gese E., Choate D. and L.M. Aubry* (2015). Is Anthropogenic Mortality Additive to Natural Mortality in Cougar? Learning from Longitudinal Studies of Heavily and Lightly Harvested Populations. Biological Conservation, 182: 187-196.
  11. Dowd J.B., Gese E. and L.M. Aubry (2014). Winter space use of coyotes in high-elevation environments: behavioral adaptation to deep snow. Journal of Ethology, 32: 29-41
  12. Koons D.N., Gamelon M., Gaillard J.M., Aubry L.M., Rockwell R.F., and O. Gimenez (2014). Methods for Studying Cause-Specific Senescence in the Wild. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5(9): 924-993
  13. Koons D.N., Rockwell R.F. and L.M. Aubry (2014). Effects of exploitation on a native invasive species: the lesser snow goose dilemma. Journal of Animal Ecology, 83(2): 365-374
  14. Wolfe M., Gese E., Terletzky P., Stoner D., and L.M. Aubry* (2014). Evaluation of harvest indices currently used for cougar management in Utah: Oquirrh-Stansbury and Monroe Units as case studies. Utah Division for Wildland Resources
  15. Aubry L.M., Rockwell R.F., Cooch E.G., Brook R., Mulder C., and D.N. Koons (2013). Climate change, phenology and habitat degradation: drivers of gosling body condition and juvenile survival in lesser snow geese. Global Change Biology, 19(1): 149-160
  16. Dowd J.B., Gese E. and L.M. Aubry (2013). Coyote movements into lynx winter habitat: snowmobile trails as a driver for inter-specific competition? Plos One, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0082862
  17. Cam E., Gimenez O., Alpizar-Jara R., Aubry L.M., Authier M., Cooch E.G., Koons D.N., Link W.A., Monnat J.-Y., Nichols J.D., Rotella J.J., Royle J.A., R. Pradel (2013) Looking for a needle on a haystack: inference about individual fitness components in a heterogeneous population. Oikos, 122: 739-753.
  18. Berg N.D., Gese E.M., Squires J.R. and L.M. Aubry (2012) Influence of forest structure on abundance of lynx prey species in western Wyoming. Journal of Wildlife Management, 76(7): 1480-1488
  19. Aubry L.M., Cam E., Koons D.N., Monnat J.-Y. and P. Samuel (2011) The role of unobserved and observed heterogeneity in shaping survival in a long-lived seabird. Journal of Animal Ecology, 80(2): 375-383
  20. Verheyden H., Aubry L.M., Merlet J., Petibon P., Chauveau-Duriot B., Guillon N., Duncan P (2011) Faecal nitrogen, an index of diet quality in roe deer Capreolus capreolus? Wildlife Biology, 17: 166- 175
  21. Cam E. and L.M. Aubry* (2011) Early condition, recruitment and reproductive trajectory in long lived birds. Journal of Ornithology, 152:187-201
  22. Aubry L.M., Rockwell R., and D.N. Koons (2010). Metapopulation dynamics of mid-continent lesser snow geese: implications for management. Human Wildlife Interactions, 4(2): 11-32
  23. Aubry L.M., Koons D.N., Monnat J.-Y. and E. Cam (2009). Consequences of recruitment decisions and heterogeneity on age-specific breeding success in a long-lived seabird. Ecology, 90(9): 2491- 2501
  24. Aubry L.M., Cam E. and J.-Y. Monnat (2009) Habitat selection, age-specific recruitment, and reproductive success in a long-lived seabird, the black-legged kittiwake; In Modeling demographic processes in marked populations series, Environmental and Ecological Statistics, 3:365-392. 
  25. Aubry L.M. (2009). Influence of recruitment decisions and reproductive investment on the age-specific demography of a long-lived seabird: Implications for senescence. PhD Dissertation, collaboration: MPIDR, Rostock, Germany / UPS, Toulouse, France
  26. Aubry L.M. (2005) Spatial structure of the Roe deer’s dietary quality (Capreolus capreolus) in a fragmented landscape; Master Thesis, UPS, Toulouse, France