Blake R Hossack
Affiliation: U.S. Geological Survey
- Interactive effects of wildfire, forest management, and isolation on amphibian and parasite abundanceBlake R Hossack
U S Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, 790 East Beckwith Avenue, Missoula, Montana 59801, USA
Ecol Appl 23:479-92. 2013..Through subsequent effects on the parasites, our results also reveal how changes in disturbance regimes can affect communities across trophic levels...
- Responses of pond-breeding amphibians to wildfire: short-term patterns in occupancy and colonizationBlake R Hossack
United States Geological Survey, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, 790 E Beckwith Avenue, Missoula, Montana 59801, USA
Ecol Appl 17:1403-10. 2007..boreas may experience short-term benefits from wildfire. Our data also illustrate how naive presence-non-detection data can provide misleading results...
- Distribution limits of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: a case study in the Rocky Mountains, USABlake R Hossack
US Geological Survey Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, 790 E Beckwith Ave, Missoula, Montana 59801, USA
J Wildl Dis 45:1198-202. 2009..Further investigation into potential abiotic reservoirs is needed, but our results provide a strategic step in determining the distributional and environmental limitations of Bd in our study region...
- Effects of amphibian chytrid fungus on individual survival probability in wild boreal toadsDavid S Pilliod
US Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Snake River Field Station, 970 Lusk Street, Boise, Idaho 83706, USA
Conserv Biol 24:1259-67. 2010..Our results show that some amphibian populations may be coexisting with Bd and highlight the importance of quantitative assessments of survival in diseased animal populations...
- Rapid increases and time-lagged declines in amphibian occupancy after wildfireBlake R Hossack
U S Geological Survey, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center, Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, 790 East Beckwith Avenue, Missoula, MT 59801, USA
Conserv Biol 27:219-28. 2013..Our results also inform understanding of the potential threat of increases in wildfire frequency or severity to amphibians in the region...