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Gerwing, T.G., Johnson, C.J., and Alstrom-Rapaport. 2012. Factors influencing forage selection by North American beaver (Castor canadensis). Mammalian Biology In Press.

 

Witter, L.A., Johnson, C.J., Croft, B., Gunn, A., and Poirier, L. 2012. Gauging climate change effects at local scales: weather-based indices to monitor insect harassment in caribou. Ecological Applications Preprint Online.

 

Witter, L.A., Johnson, C.J., Croft, B., Gunn, A., and Gillingham, MP. 2012. Behavioural trade-offs in response to external stimuli: time allocation of an Arctic ungulate during varying intensities of harassment by parasitic flies. Journal of Animal Ecology 81:284-295

Santomauro, D., Johnson, C.J., and Fondahl, MP. 2012. Historical-ecological evaluation of the long-term distribution of woodland caribou and moose in central British Columbia. Ecosphere 3:37

 

Crowley, S., Johnson, C.J., and Hodder. 2012. The role of demographic and environmental variables on the presence of snow tracks by river otters Lontra canadensis. Wildlife Biology 18:105-112.

 

Crowley, S., Johnson, C.J., and Hodder. 2012. Spatial and behavioural scales of habitat selection and activity by river otters at latrine sites. Journal of Mammalogy 93:170-182.

 

Barrier, T.A., and Johnson, C.J. 2012. The influence of fire history on selection of foraging sites by barren-ground caribou. Ecoscience 19:177-188.

 

Pullinger, M.J., and Johnson, C.J. 2010. Evaluation of the least-cost path model for maintaining or restoring connectivity of modified landscapes. Landscape Ecology 25:1547-1560.

 

Radies, D., Coxson, D., Johnson, C.J., and Konwick, K. 2009. Predicting canopy macrolichen diversity and abundance within old-growth inland temperate rainforests. Forest Ecology and Management 259:86-97.

 

Wheatley, M., and Johnson, C.J. 2009. Factors limiting our understanding of ecological scale. Ecological Complexity 6:150-159.

 

Sykes, G.E., Johnson, C.J., and Shrimpton, J.M.  2009. Temperature and flow effects on migration timing of chinook salmon smolts. Transactions of American Fisheries Society 138:1252-1265.

 

Hurley, M.V., Rapaport, E.K., and Johnson, C.J. 2009. Utility of expert-based knowledge for predicting wildlife-vehicle collisions. Alces 73:278-286.

 

Johnson, C.J., and Seip, D.R. 2008. Relationship between resource selection, distribution, and abundance for woodland caribou: a test with implications to theory and conservation. Population Ecology 50:145-157.

 

Johnson, C.J., and Gillingham, M.P. 2008. Sensitivity of species distribution models to imprecise data and model design. Ecological Modelling 213:143-155.

 

Hurley, M.V., Rapaport, E.K., and Johnson, C.J. 2007. A spatial analysis of moose-vehicle collisions in Mount Revelstoke and Glacier National Parks, Canada. Alces 43:79-100.

 

Seip, D.R., Johnson, C.J., and Watts G. 2007. Displacement of mountain caribou from winter habitat by snowmobiles. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:1539-1544..

Johnson, C.J., Parker, K.L., Heard, D.C., and Gillingham, M.P. 2006. Unrealistic animal movement rates as behavioural bouts: a reply. Journal of Animal Ecology 75:303-308.

Johnson, C.J., Nielsen, S.E., Merrill, E.H., McDonald, T.L. and Boyce, M.S. 2006. Resource selection functions based on use-availability data: theoretical motivation and evaluation methods Journal of Wildlife Management 70:347-357..

Johnson, C.J., and Gillingham, M.P. 2005. An evaluation of mapped species distribution models used for conservation planning. Environmental Conservation 32:1-12.

Nielsen, S.E., Johnson, C.J., Heard, D.C., and Boyce, M.S. 2005. Modelling species occurrence and abundance: does probability of occurrence reflect population density? Ecography 28:197-208.

 

Johnson, C.J., Boyce, M.S., Case, R.L., Cluff, H.D., Gau, R.J., Gunn, A., and Mulders, R.. 2005. Quantifying the cumulative effects of human developments: a regional environmental assessment for sensitive Arctic wildlife. Wildlife Monograph 160.

Johnson, C.J., Seip, D.R., and Boyce, M.S. 2004. A quantitative approach to conservation planning: Using resource selection functions to identify important habitats for mountain caribou. Journal of Applied Ecology 41:238-251.

Johnson, C.J., Parker, K.L., Heard, D.C., and Seip, D.R. 2004. Movements, foraging habits and habitat use strategies of northern woodland caribou: implications for forest practices. British Columbia Journal of Ecosystems and Management 5:22-35.

Johnson, C.J. and Gillingham, M.P. 2004. Mapping uncertainty: sensitivity of wildlife habitat ratings to variation in expert opinion. Journal of Applied Ecology 41:1032-1041.

Johnson, C.J., Boyce, M.S., Schwartz, C.C., and Haroldson, M.A. 2004. Modelling survival: application of the Anderson-Gill model to Yellowstone grizzly bear. Journal of Wildlife Management 68:966-978.

Johnson, C.J., Boyce, M.S., Mulders, R., Gunn, A., Gau, R.J., Cluff, H.D., and Case, R.L. 2004. Quantifying patch distribution at multiple spatial scales: applications to wildlife-habitat models. Landscape Ecology 19:869-882.

 

Johnson, C.J., and Boyce, M.S. 2004. A quantitative approach for regional environmental assessment: application of a habitat-based population viability analysis to wildlife of the Canadian central Arctic. Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency Research and Development Monograph Series, http://www.ceaa-acee.gc.ca/015/0002/index_e.htm

Hawley, A.W.L., Sherry, E.E, and Johnson, C.J. 2004. A biologists perspective on amalgamating traditional environmental knowledge and resource management. British Columbia Journal of Ecosystems and Management 5:36-50

Johnson, C.J., Alexander, N.D., Wheate, R.D., and Parker, K.L. 2003. Characterising woodland caribou habitat in sub-boreal and boreal forests. Forest Ecology and Management 180:241-248.

Johnson, C.J., Parker, K.L., Heard, D.C., and Gillingham, M.P. 2002. A multi-scale behavioral approach to understanding the movements of woodland caribou. Ecological Applications 12:1840-1860.

 

Johnson, C.J., Heard, D.C., and Parker, K.L. 2002. Expectations and realities of GPS animal location collars: results of three years in the field. Wildlife Biology 8:153-159.

Johnson, C.J., Parker, K.L., and Heard, D.C. 2001. Foraging across a variable landscape: behavioural decisions made by woodland caribou at multiple spatial scales. Oecologia 127:590-602 (The original article is available on LINK http://link.springer.de/ see DOI 10.1007/s004420000573).

 

Johnson, C.J., Parker, K.L., and Heard, D.C. 2000. Feeding site selection by woodland caribou in northcentral British Columbia. Rangifer Special Issue No. 12: 159-172.

 

Sherry, E., and Johnson, C.J. 1999. The forgotten forest: revisiting the forestland allocation strategy. The Forestry Chronicle 75:919-927.

 

 

 

Books, Book Chapters and Proceedings

 

 

 

Williamson, L.R.P., Johnson, C.J., and Seip, DR.  2011. Anthropogenic landscape changes and conservation of woodland caribou in British Columbia. Proceedings of the IURFO Landscape Ecology International Conference, Portugal.

 

Perrera, A.H., Drew, C.A., and Johnson, C.J. (editors). 2011. Expert Knowledge and Its Application in Landscape Ecology, Springer.

 

Perrera, A.H., Drew, C.A., and Johnson, C.J. 2011. Experts, expert knowledge, and their roles in landscape ecological applications. In A.H. Perrera, C.A. Drew, and C.J. Johnson, editors. Expert Knowledge and Its Application in Landscape Ecology, Springer.

 

Johnson, C.J., 2011. Regulating and planning for cumulative effects - The Canadian Experience. In P. Kraussman and L. Harris, editors. Cumulative Effects in Wildlife Management: Impact Mitigation, CRC Press.

 

Johnson, C.J., and St-Laurent, M-H. 2011. A unifying framework for understanding the impacts of human developments for wildlife. In D. Naugle, editor. Energy Development and Wildlife Conservation in Western North America, Island Press.

 

Johnson, C.J., Hurley, M., Rapaport, E., and Pullinger, M. 2011. Using expert knowledge effectively: Lessons from species distribution models for wildlife conservation and management. In A.H. Perrera, C.A. Drew, and C.J. Johnson, editors. Expert Knowledge and Its Application in Landscape Ecology, Springer.

 

Johnson, C.J., Drew, C.A., and Perrera, A.H. 2011. Elicitation and use of expert knowledge in landscape ecological applications: A synthesis. In A.H. Perrera, C.A. Drew, and C.J. Johnson, editors. Expert Knowledge and Its Application in Landscape Ecology, Springer.

 

Gunn, A., Johnson, C.J., Nishi, J., Daniel, C.J., Russell, D.E., Carlson, M., and Adamczewski, J.Z. 2011. Addressing cumulative effects in the Canadian Central Arctic - Understanding the impacts of human activities on barren-ground caribou. In P. Kraussman and L. Harris, editors. Cumulative Effects in Wildlife Management: Impact Mitigation, CRC Press.