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Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) (2008) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press. 693 pp.

Watson, F.G.R. & Newman, W.B. (2008) The central Yellowstone landscape: geology, terrain, vegetation. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Watson, F.G.R. & Newman, W.B. (2008) Mapping mean annual precipitation using trivariate kriging. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Watson, F.G.R., Newman, W.B., Anderson, T.N., Lockwood, R., & Garrott, R.A. (2008) Effect’s of Yellowstone’s unique geothermal landscape on snowpack. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Watson, F.G.R., Anderson, T.N., Kramer, M., Detka, J., Masek, T., Cornish, S.S., & Moore, S. (2008) Effects of wind, terrain, and vegetation on snowpack. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press..

Watson, F.G.R., Anderson, T.N., Newman, W.B., Cornish, S.S., & Thein, T. (2008) Modeling spatial snowpack dynamics. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Thein, T., Watson, F.G.R., Cornish, S.S., Anderson, T.N., Newman, W.B., & Lockwood, R. (2008) Vegetation phenology. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Messer, A., Garrott, R.A., Cherry, S. Watson, F.G.R., White, P.J., & Meredith, E. (2008) Elk winter resource selection in a severe snowpack environment. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Bruggeman, J., Garrot, R.A., White, P.J., & Watson, F.G.R. (2008) Partial migration in central Yellowstone bison. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Gower, C.N., Garrott, R.A., White, P.J., Watson, F.G.R., Cornish, S., & Becker, M. (2008) Spatial responses of elk to wolf predation risk: Using the landscape to balance multiple demands. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

White, P.J., Garrott, R.A., Cherry, S., Watson, F.G.R., Gower, C.N., & Meredith, E. (2008) Changes in elk resource selection and distribution with the reestablishment of wolf predation risk. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Bruggeman, J., Garrott, R.A., White, P.J., Bjornlie, D.D., Watson, F.G.R., Borkowski, J.J. (2008) Bison winter road travel: Facilitated by road grooming or a manifestation of natural trends. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Bruggeman, J., Garrott, R.A., White, P.J., Watson, F.G.R., & Wallen, R. (2008) Effects of snow and landscape attributes on bison winter travel patterns and habitat use. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Alexander, S.E., Anderson, T.N., Watson, F.G.R., Plumb, S., Newman, W.B., Cornish, S.S., Detka, J., Garrott, R.A., & White, P.J. (2008) Communicating Ecological Knowledge to Students and the Public. In: Garrott, R.A., White, P.J. & Watson, F.G.R. (eds) The Ecology of Large Mammals in Central Yellowstone. Academic Press.

Watson, F.G.R., Lockwood, R.E., Newman, W.B., Anderson, T.N., & Garrott, R.A. (2007) Development and comparison of Landsat radiometric and snowpack model inversion techniques for estimating geothermal heat flux. Remote Sensing of Environment (2007), 112:471-481. doi:10.1016/j.rse.2007.05.010. Email to request reprint.

Bruggeman, J.E., Garrott, R.A., White, P.J., Watson, F.G.R., & Wallen, R. (2007) Spatial variability in Yellowstone bison use of a road and travel network. Ecological Applications, 17:1411-1423. Email to request reprint.

Bruggeman, J.E., Garrott, R.A., Bjornlie, D.D., White, P.J., Watson, F.G.R., & Borkowski, J. (2006) Temporal variability in winter travel patterns of Yellowstone bison: the effects of road grooming. Ecological Applications, 16(4):1539-1554. Email to request reprint.

Watson, F.G.R., Anderson, T., Newman, W., Alexander, S., & Garrott, R.A. (2006) Optimal sampling schemes for estimating mean snow water equivalents in stratified heterogeneous landscapes. J. Hydrol. 328: 432-452. Email to request reprint.

Watson, F.G.R., Newman, W., Coughlan, J.C., & Garrott, R.A. (2006) Testing a distributed snowpack simulation model against diverse observations. J. Hydrol. 328: 453-466. Email to request reprint.

Bergman, E.J., R.A. Garrott, S. Creel, J.J. Borkowski, F.G.R. Watson, and R.M. Jaffe. (2006) Assessment of prey vulnerability through analysis of wolf movements and kill sites. Ecol. Appl. 16(1):273-284. Email to request reprint.

Watson, F.G.R. & Rahman, J.M., 2003. Tarsier: A Practical Software Framework for Model Development, Testing and Deployment. Environmental Modelling and Software. 19:245-260.

Rahman, J.M., Cuddy, S.M., & Watson, F.G.R., 2004. Tarsier and ICMS: Two Approaches to Framework Development. Mathematics & Computers in Simulation, 64:339-350.

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Simulates snowpack properties daily for large landscapes at 30-m resolution

2005 Our wildlife-centered research (as opposed to this site, which presents our landscape & spatially-centered work) .
2003 Geothermal
mapping
Remote sensing of geothermal surface heat flux.
2003 Visualization
software
Software for visualizing real landscape & wildlife data - incorporating 3D landscapes with dynamic snowpack, vegetation, & wildlife.
2003 Vegetation
mapping
Remote sensing of static vegetation properties and vegetation dynamics.
   

Formal Education Products

Teaching module for 300-level college ecology classes: Bison Ecology and Management, Feb 2006. Addresses how bison select their habitat, and how reserchers quantify resource selection.

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