A Mysterud

Summary

Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Factors affecting deer ked (Lipoptena cervi) prevalence and infestation intensity in moose (Alces alces) in Norway
    Knut Madslien
    Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway
    Parasit Vectors 5:251. 2012
  2. pmc Effects of age, sex and density on body weight of Norwegian red deer: evidence of density-dependent senescence
    A Mysterud
    Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 268:911-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Inter-specific synchrony of two contrasting ungulates: wild boar (Sus scrofa) and roe deer (Capreolus capreolus)
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066, Blindern, 0316, Oslo, Norway
    Oecologia 151:232-9. 2007
  4. pmc Selectivity of harvesting differs between local and foreign roe deer hunters: trophy stalkers have the first shot at the right place
    Atle Mysterud
    Department of Biology, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Biol Lett 2:632-5. 2006
  5. pmc Can compensatory culling offset undesirable evolutionary consequences of trophy hunting?
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066 Blindern, NO 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 79:148-60. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The timing of male reproductive effort relative to female ovulation in a capital breeder
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 77:469-77. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Age-related gestation length adjustment in a large iteroparous mammal at northern latitude
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 78:1002-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Maturation trends in red deer females over 39 years in harvested populations
    Atle Mysterud
    Department of Biology, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, Oslo N 0316, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 78:595-9. 2009
  9. pmc Hierarchical path analysis of deer responses to direct and indirect effects of climate in northern forest
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:2359-68. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Nonlinear effects of large-scale climatic variability on wild and domestic herbivores
    A Mysterud
    Department of Biology, Division of Zoology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1050 Blindern, N-0316 Oslo, Norway
    Nature 410:1096-9. 2001

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications44

  1. pmc Factors affecting deer ked (Lipoptena cervi) prevalence and infestation intensity in moose (Alces alces) in Norway
    Knut Madslien
    Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway
    Parasit Vectors 5:251. 2012
    ..The objectives of our study were to (i) determine deer ked infestation prevalence and intensity on moose and (ii) evaluate if habitat characteristics and moose population density are determinants of deer ked abundance on moose...
  2. pmc Effects of age, sex and density on body weight of Norwegian red deer: evidence of density-dependent senescence
    A Mysterud
    Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 268:911-9. 2001
    ..We discuss the ability of these two different, not mutually exclusive hypotheses in explaining the observed pattern of senescence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Inter-specific synchrony of two contrasting ungulates: wild boar (Sus scrofa) and roe deer (Capreolus capreolus)
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066, Blindern, 0316, Oslo, Norway
    Oecologia 151:232-9. 2007
    ..We urge future studies to take advantage of studying multiple species in order to gain further insight into processes of how climate affect ungulate populations...
  4. pmc Selectivity of harvesting differs between local and foreign roe deer hunters: trophy stalkers have the first shot at the right place
    Atle Mysterud
    Department of Biology, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Biol Lett 2:632-5. 2006
    ..The relationship between antler size and age was nevertheless fairly similar based on whether deer was shot by foreign or local hunters...
  5. pmc Can compensatory culling offset undesirable evolutionary consequences of trophy hunting?
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066 Blindern, NO 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 79:148-60. 2010
    ..As an essential follow-up, we recommend an analysis of the effects of trophy hunting in conjunction with compensatory culling on the phenotypic and underlying genetic variance of the trophy trait...
  6. doi request reprint The timing of male reproductive effort relative to female ovulation in a capital breeder
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 77:469-77. 2008
    ..Male rutting phenology is thus best interpreted as a compromise between hitting peak female ovulation and intensity of sexual selection...
  7. doi request reprint Age-related gestation length adjustment in a large iteroparous mammal at northern latitude
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 78:1002-6. 2009
    ..4. Our analysis supports the view that adjustment of gestation length is a part of the reproductive tactic of large mammals in northern environments...
  8. doi request reprint Maturation trends in red deer females over 39 years in harvested populations
    Atle Mysterud
    Department of Biology, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, Oslo N 0316, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 78:595-9. 2009
    ..Our results, although being on a plastic trait and not directly on genetic make-up, are indicative that harvesting-induced evolution is weak on age at maturation in these populations under the current management regime...
  9. pmc Hierarchical path analysis of deer responses to direct and indirect effects of climate in northern forest
    Atle Mysterud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:2359-68. 2008
    ..No solid evidence of direct effects of snow depth was found on autumn body mass. We discuss the implications of our results relative to our ability to predict effects of global change on large mammalian herbivores in the boreal forest...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nonlinear effects of large-scale climatic variability on wild and domestic herbivores
    A Mysterud
    Department of Biology, Division of Zoology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1050 Blindern, N-0316 Oslo, Norway
    Nature 410:1096-9. 2001
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Testing five hypotheses of sexual segregation in an arctic ungulate
    Leif Egil Loe
    Centre of Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 75:485-96. 2006
    ..Several mechanisms are thus interacting to explain the full-year pattern of sexual segregation and the combination of mechanisms varies among species and populations...
  12. doi request reprint Linking climate change to lemming cycles
    Kyrre L Kausrud
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Nature 456:93-7. 2008
    ..The pattern of less regular rodent peaks, and corresponding changes in the overall dynamics of the alpine ecosystem, thus seems likely to prevail over a growing area under projected climate change...
  13. pmc Importance of climatological downscaling and plant phenology for red deer in heterogeneous landscapes
    Nathalie Pettorelli
    Department of Biology, University of Oslo, Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, CEES PO Box 1066, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2357-64. 2005
    ..Our results emphasize the importance of incorporating spring as well as the interaction between winter climate and topography when aiming at understanding how plant and animal respond to climate change...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sheep grazing and rodent populations: evidence of negative interactions from a landscape scale experiment
    Harald Steen
    Program for Experimental Behavioral and Ecological Research EBE, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Oecologia 143:357-64. 2005
    ..Our study shows that negative interactions between large ungulates and small rodents may be species-specific and negative population consequences for the rodent population appear above threshold ungulate densities...
  15. pmc The relative role of winter and spring conditions: linking climate and landscape-scale plant phenology to alpine reindeer body mass
    Nathalie Pettorelli
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1050, Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Biol Lett 1:24-6. 2005
    ..This study underlines the major impact of winter and spring climatic conditions, determining the spring and summer food availability, and the subsequent growth of calves among alpine herbivores...
  16. doi request reprint Grazing responses in herbs in relation to herbivore selectivity and plant traits in an alpine ecosystem
    Marianne Evju
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Oecologia 161:77-85. 2009
    ..The plant trait perspective clearly improves our insight into the mechanisms behind observed changes in species abundance when the disturbance regime is altered...
  17. ncbi request reprint Decelerating and sex-dependent tooth wear in Norwegian red deer
    Leif Egil Loe
    Department of Biology, Division of Zoology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1050 Blindern, 0316, Oslo, Norway
    Oecologia 135:346-53. 2003
    ..Earlier reports in the literature of a positive correlation between tooth height and body weight may therefore be due to initial size differences rather than differences in condition due to tooth wear...
  18. doi request reprint Seasonal effects of Pacific-based climate on recruitment in a predator-limited large herbivore
    Troy M Hegel
    Department of Biology, Center for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern N 0316, Oslo, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 79:471-82. 2010
    ..Incorporating herd-specific characteristics, such as variable predator densities or terrain characteristics within a herd range, may shed greater light on the complex relationship between climate and ungulate population dynamics...
  19. pmc Age- and density-dependent reproductive effort in male red deer
    Nigel G Yoccoz
    Department of Biology, Division of Zoology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1050 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 269:1523-8. 2002
    ..The pattern of reproductive effort in males with regard to age and density therefore differs markedly from the pattern reported for females...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ecology: living in synchrony on Greenland coasts?
    Jon Olav Vik
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1050 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Nature 427:697-8; discussion 698. 2004
    ..However, logical and mathematical errors undermine their finding. Whether or not large-scale weather can be a major synchronizing factor across species remains an open question...
  21. pmc Review article. Studying climate effects on ecology through the use of climate indices: the North Atlantic Oscillation, El Niño Southern Oscillation and beyond
    Nils Chr Stenseth
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1050 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 270:2087-96. 2003
    ....
  22. pmc Modelling non-additive and nonlinear signals from climatic noise in ecological time series: Soay sheep as an example
    Nils Chr Stenseth
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1050 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 271:1985-93. 2004
    ..The FCTAR method suggests that climate fluctuations can drive the Soay sheep population between different dynamical regimes--from stable population size through limit cycles and non-periodic fluctuations...
  23. pmc Climate, changing phenology, and other life history traits: nonlinearity and match-mismatch to the environment
    Nils Chr Stenseth
    Department of Biology, Division of Zoology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1050 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:13379-81. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Ecological effects of climate fluctuations
    Nils Chr Stenseth
    Department of Biology, Division of Zoology, University of Oslo, Post Office Box 1050 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Science 297:1292-6. 2002
    ..We review how two of the best-known climate phenomena-the North Atlantic Oscillation and the El Niño-Southern Oscillation-affect ecological patterns and processes in both marine and terrestrial systems...
  25. pmc Negative density-dependent emigration of males in an increasing red deer population
    Leif Egil Loe
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066, Blindern, NO 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 276:2581-7. 2009
    ..Contrasting patterns reported in small-scale studies are suggestive that spatial scale of density variation may affect the pattern of temporal density dependence in emigration rates and distances...
  26. pmc Positive short-term effects of sheep grazing on the alpine avifauna
    Leif Egil Loe
    Centre of Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Biol Lett 3:109-11. 2007
    ..Thus, agricultural traditions and land use politics determining sheep density may change the density of avifauna in either positive or negative directions...
  27. doi request reprint Interactions between local climate and grazing determine the population dynamics of the small herb Viola biflora
    Marianne Evju
    Department of Botany, Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, PO Box 1172, Blindern, 0318 Oslo, Norway
    Oecologia 163:921-33. 2010
    ..The evidence from this 6-year study suggests that the population dynamics of Viola biflora is determined by a complex interplay between climate and grazing by both large and small herbivores...
  28. pmc Wolf reintroduction to Scotland: public attitudes and consequences for red deer management
    Erlend B Nilsen
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, PO Box 1066 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 274:995-1002. 2007
    ..Farmers hold more negative attitudes, but far less negative than the organizations that represent them...
  29. ncbi request reprint Increased effect of harsh climate in red deer with a poor set of teeth
    Leif Egil Loe
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066, Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Oecologia 147:24-30. 2006
    ..This study indicates that a well-functioning set of teeth is essential for mammal performance, and that selection pressure against (dental) anomalies is more pronounced when climate is unfavorable...
  30. ncbi request reprint Temporal scales, trade-offs, and functional responses in red deer habitat selection
    Inger Maren Rivrud Godvik
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis CEES, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066 Blindern, N 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Ecology 90:699-710. 2009
    ..Consequently, landscapes are likely to differ in their vulnerability to crop damage and threat to biodiversity from grazing...
  31. ncbi request reprint Activity pattern of arctic reindeer in a predator-free environment: no need to keep a daily rhythm
    Leif Egil Loe
    Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066 Blindern, 0316, Oslo, Norway
    Oecologia 152:617-24. 2007
    ..We provide insight into the behavioural strategy of Svalbard reindeer which enables them to cope with such an extreme environment...
  32. ncbi request reprint Timing and synchrony of ovulation in red deer constrained by short northern summers
    Rolf Langvatn
    Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Tungasletta 2, N 7005 Trondheim, Norway
    Am Nat 163:763-72. 2004
    ..Our findings suggest, therefore, that mothers unable to ovulate before a certain date fail to do so altogether that year...
  33. pmc Should hunting mortality mimic the patterns of natural mortality?
    Richard Bischof
    Norwegian University of Life Sciences, PO Box 5003, 1432 As, Norway
    Biol Lett 4:307-10. 2008
    ....
  34. pmc Multiple causes of sexual segregation in European red deer: enlightenments from varying breeding phenology at high and low latitude
    Christophe Bonenfant
    UMR 5558 Biométrie et Biologie Evolutive, Universite Claude Bernard Lyon 1, 43, Boulevard du 11 Novembre 1918, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
    Proc Biol Sci 271:883-92. 2004
    ..We conclude that latitude-dependent breeding phenology shapes the seasonal pattern of sexual segregation and that sexual segregation in ungulates has multiple causes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Continuous and discrete extreme climatic events affecting the dynamics of a high-arctic reindeer population
    Kung Sik Chan
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Oecologia 145:556-63. 2005
    ..A simulation study demonstrates that our approach is able to properly detect the ecological effects of such extreme climate events...
  36. ncbi request reprint Antler size provides an honest signal of male phenotypic quality in roe deer
    Cecile Vanpe
    Laboratoire Comportement et Ecologie de la Faune Sauvage, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, BP 52627, F 31326 Castanet Tolosan Cedex, France
    Am Nat 169:481-93. 2007
    ..Antler size may therefore provide an honest signal of male phenotypic quality in roe deer. We discuss the implications of these results in terms of territory tenure and mating competition...
  37. ncbi request reprint Social rank, feeding and winter weight loss in red deer: any evidence of interference competition?
    Vebjørn Veiberg
    Norwegian Red Deer Center, 6914 Svanøybukt, Norway
    Oecologia 138:135-42. 2004
    ..Our study therefore underlines that, although frequent aggression is observed at artificial feeding sites of northern herbivores, this is not necessarily sufficient to give rise to interference competition...
  38. pmc Male phenotypic quality influences offspring sex ratio in a polygynous ungulate
    Knut H Røed
    Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, PO Box 8146, Departmental Division, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 274:727-33. 2007
    ..Sustainable management needs to consider not only the direct demographic changes due to harvest mortality and selection, but also the components related to behavioural ecology and opportunities for female choice...
  39. doi request reprint Heterogeneity in individual quality overrides costs of reproduction in female reindeer
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Biology, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke St West, Montreal, QC H4B 1R6, Canada
    Oecologia 156:237-47. 2008
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Evidence for a trade-off between early growth and tooth wear in Svalbard reindeer
    Vebjørn Veiberg
    University Centre in Svalbard, Department of Arctic Biology, PB 156, N 9171 Longyearbyen, Norway
    J Anim Ecol 76:1139-48. 2007
    ..This suggests that foraging conditions are more extreme than the environment in which the species originally evolved...
  41. pmc Harvesting of males delays female breeding in a socially monogamous mammal; the beaver
    Howard Parker
    Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Environmental and Health Studies, Telemark College, 3800 Bø i Telemark, Norway
    Biol Lett 3:106-8. 2007
    ..Harvesting of males in monogamous mammals can apparently affect their normal reproductive cycle...
  42. pmc Bigger teeth for longer life? Longevity and molar height in two roe deer populations
    Vebjørn Veiberg
    Department of Arctic Biology, University Centre in Svalbard, PO Box 156, 9171 Longyearbyen, Norway
    Biol Lett 3:268-70. 2007
    ..This provides the first evidence that variation in longevity between populations can lead to differences in molar height within a species...
  43. pmc Adaptive adjustment of offspring sex ratio and maternal reproductive effort in an iteroparous mammal
    Øystein Holand
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Box 5025, N 1432 Aas, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 273:293-9. 2006
    ..Whenever this hesitation is strong enough to increase the frequency of recycling, harvesting is likely to have profound life history consequences...
  44. pmc Good reindeer mothers live longer and become better in raising offspring
    Robert B Weladji
    Department of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, PO Box 5003, 1432 As, Norway
    Proc Biol Sci 273:1239-44. 2006
    ..Our study reveals a more complex relationship between longevity and fitness in large mammals than the simple increase of the number of reproductive attempts when living longer...