• 1792 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 1792 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
  • 33 Article
2019

Do protection gradients explain patterns in herbivore densities? An example with ungulates in Zambia's luangwa valley

Rosenblatt, E., Creel, S., Schuette, P., Becker, M. S., Christianson, D., Dröge, E., Mweetwa, T., Mwape, H., Merkle, J., M'Soka, J., Masonde, J. & Simpamba, T., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 10, e0224438.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Zambia
Herbivory
ungulates
Buffers
herbivores
1 Citation (Scopus)

Response of wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) movements to spatial variation in long term risks from a complete predator guild

Dröge, E., Creel, S., Becker, M., Christianson, D. A., M'Soka, J. & Watson, F., May 1 2019, In : Biological Conservation. 233, p. 139-151 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Connochaetes
wildebeest
guild
spatial variation
predator
2 Citations (Scopus)

What explains variation in the strength of behavioral responses to predation risk? A standardized test with large carnivore and ungulate guilds in three ecosystems

Creel, S., Becker, M., Dröge, E., M'soka, J., Matandiko, W., Rosenblatt, E., Mweetwa, T., Mwape, H., Vinks, M., Goodheart, B., Merkle, J., Mukula, T., Smit, D., Sanguinetti, C., Dart, C., Christianson, D. A. & Schuette, P., Apr 1 2019, In : Biological Conservation. 232, p. 164-172 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ungulate
predation risk
behavioral response
carnivore
ungulates
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Foraging investment in a long-lived herbivore and vulnerability to coursing and stalking predators

Christianson, D. A., Becker, M. S., Brennan, A., Creel, S., Dröge, E., M'soka, J., Mukula, T., Schuette, P., Smit, D. & Watson, F., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ecology and Evolution.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

senescence
herbivore
vulnerability
herbivores
carnivore
1 Citation (Scopus)

Quantifying lion (Panthera leo) demographic response following a three-year moratorium on trophy hunting

Mweetwa, T., Christianson, D. A., Becker, M., Creel, S., Rosenblatt, E., Merkle, J., Dröge, E., Mwape, H., Masonde, J. & Simpamba, T., May 1 2018, In : PLoS One. 13, 5, e0197030.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sport hunting
Lions
Panthera leo
demographic statistics
Demography
2017
15 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between direct predation and antipredator responses: a test with multiple predators and multiple prey

Creel, S., Dröge, E., M'soka, J., Smit, D., Becker, M., Christianson, D. A. & Schuette, P., Aug 1 2017, In : Ecology. 98, 8, p. 2081-2092 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

predation
predator
predators
vigilance
antelopes
2016
8 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating Sonoran pronghorn abundance and survival with fecal DNA and capture–recapture methods

Woodruff, S. P., Lukacs, P. M., Christianson, D. A. & Waits, L. P., Oct 1 2016, In : Conservation Biology. 30, 5, p. 1102-1111 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antilocapra americana
DNA
water
sampling
methodology
13 Citations (Scopus)

Ungulate distributions in a rangeland with competitors, predators and pastoralists

Schuette, P., Creel, S. & Christianson, D. A., 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Applied Ecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ungulate
rangeland
predator
disturbance
multiple use
2015
32 Citations (Scopus)

Developing fencing policies for dryland ecosystems

Durant, S. M., Becker, M. S., Creel, S., Bashir, S., Dickman, A. J., Beudels-Jamar, R. C., Lichtenfeld, L., Hilborn, R., Wall, J., Wittemyer, G., Badamjav, L., Blake, S., Boitani, L., Breitenmoser, C., Broekhuis, F., Christianson, D. A., Cozzi, G., Davenport, T. R. B., Deutsch, J., Devillers, P. & 25 others, Dollar, L., Dolrenry, S., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Dro¨ge, E., Fitzherbert, E., Foley, C., Hazzah, L., Hopcraft, J. G. C., Ikanda, D., Jacobson, A., Joubert, D., Kelly, M. J., Milanzi, J., Mitchell, N., M'Soka, J., Msuha, M., Mweetwa, T., Nyahongo, J., Rosenblatt, E., Schuette, P., Sillero-Zubiri, C., Sinclair, A. R. E., Stanley Price, M. R., Zimmermann, A. & Pettorelli, N., Jun 1 2015, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 52, 3, p. 544-551 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ecosystem
migratory species
international agreement
desertification
United Nations
6 Citations (Scopus)

Influences of supplemental feeding on winter elk calf: cow ratios in the southern Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Foley, A. M., Cross, P. C., Christianson, D. A., Scurlock, B. M. & Creel, S., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 79, 6, p. 887-897 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elks
dietary supplements
calves
cows
winter
19 Citations (Scopus)

Questionable policy for large carnivore hunting: U.S. Wolf-hunting policies do not align with ecological theory or data

Creel, S., Becker, M., Christianson, D. A., Dröge, E., Hammerschlag, N., Hayward, M. W., Karanth, U., Loveridge, A., Macdonald, D. W., Matandiko, W., M'Soka, J., Murray, D., Rosenblatt, E. & Schuette, P., Dec 18 2015, In : Science. 350, 6267, p. 1473-1475 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carnivory
Environmental Policy
carnivory
Endangered Species
ecological theory
2014
30 Citations (Scopus)
Population dynamics
elks
Population Growth
wolves
Ecosystems
102 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of predation risk on group size, vigilance, and foraging behavior in an African ungulate community

Creel, S., Schuette, P. & Christianson, D. A., 2014, In : Behavioral Ecology. 25, 4, p. 773-784 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

vigilance
group size
ungulate
predation risk
foraging behavior
3 Citations (Scopus)

Photosynthetic pigments estimate diet quality in forage and feces of elk (Cervus elaphus)

Christianson, D. A. & Creel, S., Nov 26 2014, In : Canadian Journal of Zoology. 93, 1, p. 51-59 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elks
nutritional adequacy
Cervus elaphus
feces
forage
2013
40 Citations (Scopus)

Coexistence of African lions, livestock, and people in a landscape with variable human land use and seasonal movements

Schuette, P., Creel, S. & Christianson, D. A., Jan 2013, In : Biological Conservation. 157, p. 148-154 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Panthera leo
migratory behavior
coexistence
protected area
livestock
7 Citations (Scopus)

Confounded winter and spring phenoclimatology on large herbivore ranges

Christianson, D. A., Klaver, R. W., Middleton, A. & Kauffman, M., 2013, In : Landscape Ecology. 28, 3, p. 427-437 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

herbivore
winter
demography
fitness
snow cover
50 Citations (Scopus)

Conserving large populations of lions - the argument for fences has holes

Creel, S., Becker, M. S., Durant, S. M., M'Soka, J., Matandiko, W., Dickman, A. J., Christianson, D. A., Dröge, E., Mweetwa, T., Pettorelli, N., Rosenblatt, E., Schuette, P., Woodroffe, R., Bashir, S., Beudels-Jamar, R. C., Blake, S., Borner, M., Breitenmoser, C., Broekhuis, F., Cozzi, G. & 35 others, Davenport, T. R. B., Deutsch, J., Dollar, L., Dolrenry, S., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Fitzherbert, E., Foley, C., Hazzah, L., Henschel, P., Hilborn, R., Hopcraft, J. G. C., Ikanda, D., Jacobson, A., Joubert, B., Joubert, D., Kelly, M. S., Lichtenfeld, L., Mace, G. M., Milanzi, J., Mitchell, N., Msuha, M., Muir, R., Nyahongo, J., Pimm, S., Purchase, G., Schenck, C., Sillero-Zubiri, C., Sinclair, A. R. E., Songorwa, A. N., Stanley-Price, M., Tehou, C. A., Trout, C., Wall, J., Wittemyer, G. & Zimmermann, A., Nov 2013, In : Ecology Letters. 16, 11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Panthera leo
fences
carrying capacity
economic costs
population density
16 Citations (Scopus)
Lions
carnivore
Glucocorticoids
protected area
livestock
39 Citations (Scopus)

Underestimating the frequency, strength and cost of antipredator responses with data from GPS collars: An example with wolves and elk

Creel, S., Winnie, J. A. & Christianson, D. A., Dec 2013, In : Ecology and Evolution. 3, 16, p. 5189-5200 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elks
wolves
collars
GPS
predator
2011
33 Citations (Scopus)

A survey of the effects of wolf predation risk on pregnancy rates and calf recruitment in elk

Creel, S., Christianson, D. A. & Winnie, J. A., Dec 2011, In : Ecological Applications. 21, 8, p. 2847-2853 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

predation risk
pregnancy
food intake
recolonization
behavioral response
81 Citations (Scopus)

Neonatal mortality of elk driven by climate, predator phenology and predator community composition

Griffin, K. A., Hebblewhite, M., Robinson, H. S., Zager, P., Barber-Meyer, S. M., Christianson, D. A., Creel, S., Harris, N. C., Hurley, M. A., Jackson, D. H., Johnson, B. K., Myers, W. L., Raithel, J. D., Schlegel, M., Smith, B. L., White, C. & White, P. J., Nov 2011, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 80, 6, p. 1246-1257 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neonatal mortality
elks
phenology
community composition
predation
2010
73 Citations (Scopus)

A nutritionally mediated risk effect of wolves on elk

Christianson, D. A. & Creel, S., Apr 2010, In : Ecology. 91, 4, p. 1184-1191 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elks
wolves
creatinine
nitrogen
wild population
2009
18 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of grass and browse consumption on the winter mass dynamics of elk

Christianson, D. A. & Creel, S., Jan 2009, In : Oecologia. 158, 4, p. 603-613 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elks
grass
diet
grasses
winter
14 Citations (Scopus)

Fecal chlorophyll describes the link between primary production and consumption in a terrestrial herbivore

Christianson, D. A. & Creel, S., Jul 2009, In : Ecological Applications. 19, 5, p. 1323-1335 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

primary production
herbivore
chlorophyll
NDVI
nitrogen
135 Citations (Scopus)

Glucocorticoid stress hormones and the effect of predation risk on elk reproduction

Creel, S., Winnie, J. A. & Christianson, D. A., Jul 28 2009, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 106, 30, p. 12388-12393 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Glucocorticoids
Reproduction
Hormones
Progesterone
Population
47 Citations (Scopus)

Wolf presence and increased willow consumption by Yellowstone elk: Implications for trophic cascades

Creel, S. & Christianson, D. A., Sep 2009, In : Ecology. 90, 9, p. 2454-2466 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trophic cascade
elks
wolves
snow
drainage
2008
476 Citations (Scopus)

Relationships between direct predation and risk effects

Creel, S. & Christianson, D. A., Apr 2008, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 23, 4, p. 194-201 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

predation
vertebrates
predators
vertebrate
predator
40 Citations (Scopus)

Risk effects in elk: Sex-specific responses in grazing and browsing due to predation risk from wolves

Christianson, D. A. & Creel, S., 2008, In : Behavioral Ecology. 19, 6, p. 1258-1266 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elks
browsing
wolves
predation risk
grazing
106 Citations (Scopus)

Time and space in general models of antipredator response: tests with wolves and elk

Creel, S., Winnie, J. A., Christianson, D. A. & Liley, S., Oct 2008, In : Animal Behaviour. 76, 4, p. 1139-1146 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elks
wolves
space and time
testing
vigilance
2007
57 Citations (Scopus)

A review of environmental factors affecting elk winter diets

Christianson, D. A. & Creel, S., Feb 2007, In : Journal of Wildlife Management. 71, 1, p. 164-176 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elks
environmental factor
diet
environmental factors
winter
282 Citations (Scopus)

Predation risk affects reproductive physiology and demography of elk

Creel, S., Christianson, D. A., Liley, S. & Winnie, J. A., Feb 16 2007, In : Science. 315, 5814, p. 960 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Demography
Costs and Cost Analysis
2006
33 Citations (Scopus)

Elk decision-making rules are simplified in the presence of wolves

Winnie, J., Christianson, D. A., Creel, S. & Maxwell, B., Dec 2006, In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 61, 2, p. 277-289 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

elks
wolves
decision making
Decision Making
Ecosystem
2005
12 Citations (Scopus)

Incisor wear and age in Yellowstone bison

Christianson, D. A., Gogan, P. J. P., Podruzny, K. M. & Olexa, E. M., Jun 2005, In : Wildlife Society Bulletin. 33, 2, p. 669-676 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

bison
lips
tongue
herds
gender