Thomas E Martin

Summary

Affiliation: University of Montana
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A new view of avian life-history evolution tested on an incubation paradox
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:309-16. 2002
  2. pmc Introduced mammalian predators induce behavioural changes in parental care in an endemic New Zealand bird
    Melanie Massaro
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 3:e2331. 2008
  3. pmc Life-history variation of a neotropical thrush challenges food limitation theory
    Valentina Ferretti
    Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Proc Biol Sci 272:769-73. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Intrinsic vs. extrinsic influences on life history expression: metabolism and parentally induced temperature influences on embryo development rate
    Thomas E Martin
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Ecol Lett 16:738-45. 2013
  5. pmc Egg size variation among tropical and temperate songbirds: an embryonic temperature hypothesis
    Thomas E Martin
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9268-71. 2008
  6. pmc Variation in maternal effects and embryonic development rates among passerine species
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1663-74. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Predation on dependent offspring: a review of the consequences for mean expression and phenotypic plasticity in avian life history traits
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1168:201-17. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in avian incubation periods and parental influences on embryonic temperature
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Evolution 61:2558-69. 2007
  9. pmc A trade-off between embryonic development rate and immune function of avian offspring is revealed by considering embryonic temperature
    Thomas E Martin
    US Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Biol Lett 7:425-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Climate correlates of 20 years of trophic changes in a high-elevation riparian system
    Thomas E Martin
    USGS Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Ecology 88:367-80. 2007

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Publications23

  1. pmc A new view of avian life-history evolution tested on an incubation paradox
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:309-16. 2002
    ..Clutch size variation is also strongly correlated with age-specific mortality. Ultimately, adult and juvenile mortality explain variation in incubation and other life-history traits better than the historical paradigm...
  2. pmc Introduced mammalian predators induce behavioural changes in parental care in an endemic New Zealand bird
    Melanie Massaro
    School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
    PLoS ONE 3:e2331. 2008
    ..We suggest that conservation efforts may be more effective if they take advantage of the ability of island birds to respond to novel predators, especially when the elimination of exotic predators is not possible...
  3. pmc Life-history variation of a neotropical thrush challenges food limitation theory
    Valentina Ferretti
    Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Proc Biol Sci 272:769-73. 2005
    ..These life-history traits were better explained by inter-population differences in nest predation rates. Food limitation may be less important to life history evolution in birds than suggested by traditional theory...
  4. doi request reprint Intrinsic vs. extrinsic influences on life history expression: metabolism and parentally induced temperature influences on embryo development rate
    Thomas E Martin
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Ecol Lett 16:738-45. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate the importance of considering extrinsic inputs to trait expression and trade-offs across species...
  5. pmc Egg size variation among tropical and temperate songbirds: an embryonic temperature hypothesis
    Thomas E Martin
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:9268-71. 2008
    ..Thus, large egg sizes may reflect compensation for increased energetic requirements of cool egg temperatures and long embryonic periods that result from reduced parental attentiveness in tropical birds...
  6. pmc Variation in maternal effects and embryonic development rates among passerine species
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:1663-74. 2008
    ..Thus, maternal (and parental) effects on embryonic development rates may include contrasting and complementary proximate influences on offspring quality and deserve further field study among species...
  7. doi request reprint Predation on dependent offspring: a review of the consequences for mean expression and phenotypic plasticity in avian life history traits
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1168:201-17. 2009
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  8. ncbi request reprint Geographic variation in avian incubation periods and parental influences on embryonic temperature
    Thomas E Martin
    United States Geological Survey Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Evolution 61:2558-69. 2007
    ..Thus, geographic variation in embryonic development may reflect more complex interactions than previously recognized...
  9. pmc A trade-off between embryonic development rate and immune function of avian offspring is revealed by considering embryonic temperature
    Thomas E Martin
    US Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Biol Lett 7:425-8. 2011
    ..Immune function of offspring trades off with intrinsic rates of embryonic development once the extrinsic effects of embryonic temperatures are taken into account...
  10. ncbi request reprint Climate correlates of 20 years of trophic changes in a high-elevation riparian system
    Thomas E Martin
    USGS Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Ecology 88:367-80. 2007
    ..These data indicate that climate can alter ecosystem structure and function through complex pathways that include direct and indirect effects on abundances and interactions of multiple trophic components...
  11. ncbi request reprint Life-history and ecological correlates of geographic variation in egg and clutch mass among passerine species
    Thomas E Martin
    U S Geological Survey, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Evolution 60:390-8. 2006
    ..Ecological and life-history correlates of egg and clutch mass variation found here follow from theory, but possible evolutionary causes deserve further study...
  12. doi request reprint Growth rate variation among passerine species in tropical and temperate sites: an antagonistic interaction between parental food provisioning and nest predation risk
    Thomas E Martin
    US Geological Survey Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Montana 59812, USA
    Evolution 65:1607-22. 2011
    ..Results here provide new insight into evolution of growth strategies relative to predation risk and food within and among species...
  13. pmc Sibling competition and the evolution of prenatal development rates
    John D Lloyd
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:735-40. 2003
    ..The existence of these correlations demonstrates that life-history strategies include linkages among a larger suite of traits than previously recognized...
  14. doi request reprint Nest predation risk and growth strategies of passerine species: grow fast or develop traits to escape risk?
    Yi Ru Cheng
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Am Nat 180:285-95. 2012
    ..Our results suggest that differences in nest predation risk among species are associated with relative prioritization of body components to facilitate escape from the risky nest environment...
  15. pmc Parental care of a cowbird host: caught between the costs of egg-removal and nest predation
    Joshua J Tewksbury
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Avian Studies Program, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 269:423-9. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Environmental influences on the evolution of growth and developmental rates in passerines
    Vladimír Remes
    US Geological Survey Biological Resources Division, Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, Natural Science Building, University of Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812, USA
    Evolution 56:2505-18. 2002
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  17. doi request reprint Climate change has indirect effects on resource use and overlap among coexisting bird species with negative consequences for their reproductive success
    Sonya K Auer
    University of Montana, Missoula, MT, USA
    Glob Chang Biol 19:411-9. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Habitat structure mediates predation risk for sedentary prey: experimental tests of alternative hypotheses
    Anna D Chalfoun
    USGS Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Anim Ecol 78:497-503. 2009
    ..5. Our results also demonstrated that interactions between predator foraging success and habitat structure can be more complex than simple impedance or occlusion by vegetation...
  19. doi request reprint Can selection on nest size from nest predation explain the latitudinal gradient in clutch size?
    Luis Biancucci
    USGS Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, 205 Natural Sciences Building, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
    J Anim Ecol 79:1086-92. 2010
    ..Ultimately, however, selection from nest predation on nest size does not explain the smaller clutch sizes typical of the tropics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Incubation period and immune function: a comparative field study among coexisting birds
    Maria G Palacios
    Montana Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, 59812, USA
    Oecologia 146:505-12. 2006
    ..Future studies should assess other components of the immune system and test alternative causes of variation in incubation periods among bird species...
  21. ncbi request reprint Tests of landscape influence: nest predation and brood parasitism in fragmented ecosystems
    Joshua J Tewksbury
    Department of Biology, University of Washington, 106 Kincaid Hall, Box 351800, Seattle, Washington 98195 1800, USA
    Ecology 87:759-68. 2006
    ..Accurate predictions regarding landscape effects on nest predation and brood parasitism will require an increased appreciation of the multiple scales at which landscape components influence predator and parasite behavior...
  22. ncbi request reprint Selection for rapid embryo development correlates with embryo exposure to maternal androgens among passerine birds
    Hubert Schwabl
    Center for Reproductive Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington 99164, USA
    Am Nat 170:196-206. 2007
    ..These results are consistent with the hypothesis that selection for faster development by time-dependent offspring mortality may be achieved epigenetically by varying embryo exposure to maternal anabolic steroids...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two strategies for diagnosis and treatment of infection in dogs (Canis familiaris) with long-term intravascular catheters
    Christina L Winnicker
    Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 46:55-60. 2007
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