Olav Skarpaas

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi Dispersal patterns, dispersal mechanisms, and invasion wave speeds for invasive thistles
    Olav Skarpaas
    Department of Biology and Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 170:421-30. 2007
  2. ncbi Population viability analysis with species occurrence data from museum collections
    Olav Skarpaas
    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA, Oslo, Norway
    Conserv Biol 25:577-86. 2011
  3. ncbi Seed release by invasive thistles: the impact of plant and environmental factors
    Eelke Jongejans
    Department of Biology and IGDP in Ecology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2457-64. 2007
  4. ncbi Population dynamics in changing environments: the case of an eruptive forest pest species
    Kyrre Kausrud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 87:34-51. 2012
  5. ncbi Environmental variability and the initiation of dispersal: turbulence strongly increases seed release
    Olav Skarpaas
    Department of Biology and IGDP in Ecology, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:751-6. 2006
  6. ncbi Trees wanted--dead or alive! Host selection and population dynamics in tree-killing bark beetles
    Kyrre L Kausrud
    Department of Biology, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e18274. 2011

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi Dispersal patterns, dispersal mechanisms, and invasion wave speeds for invasive thistles
    Olav Skarpaas
    Department of Biology and Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802, USA
    Am Nat 170:421-30. 2007
    ..The combination of integrodifference equations and mechanistic dispersal models is a powerful tool for estimating invasion spread rates and for linking these estimates to characteristics of the species and the environment...
  2. ncbi Population viability analysis with species occurrence data from museum collections
    Olav Skarpaas
    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research NINA, Oslo, Norway
    Conserv Biol 25:577-86. 2011
    ..Our approach may facilitate PVA for a wide range of species of conservation concern for which demographic data are lacking but occurrence data are readily available...
  3. ncbi Seed release by invasive thistles: the impact of plant and environmental factors
    Eelke Jongejans
    Department of Biology and IGDP in Ecology, 208 Mueller Laboratory, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 274:2457-64. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi Population dynamics in changing environments: the case of an eruptive forest pest species
    Kyrre Kausrud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Blindern, Oslo, Norway
    Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 87:34-51. 2012
    ....
  5. ncbi Environmental variability and the initiation of dispersal: turbulence strongly increases seed release
    Olav Skarpaas
    Department of Biology and IGDP in Ecology, The Pennsylvania State University, 208 Mueller Laboratory, University Park, PA 16802, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 273:751-6. 2006
    ..These results strongly suggest a need for more quantitative studies of abscission in the field, as well as dispersal models that incorporate variability in the diaspore release phase...
  6. ncbi Trees wanted--dead or alive! Host selection and population dynamics in tree-killing bark beetles
    Kyrre L Kausrud
    Department of Biology, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    PLoS ONE 6:e18274. 2011
    ..Model predictions are compared to empirical observations, and we identify some factors determining the occurrence and self-limitation of epidemics...