Publications

2021

Abrahms, B. Human-wildlife conflict under climate change. 2021. Science, 373(6554): 484-485.

Abrahms, B., Aikens, E.O., Armstrong, J.B., Deacy, W.W., Kauffman, M.J., and Merkle, J.A. 2021. Emerging perspectives on resource tracking and animal movement ecology. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 36(4): 308-320. *cover article*

Merkle, J.*, Abrahms, B.*, Armstrong, J., Sawyer, H., Costa, D., and Chalfoun, A. 2021. Site fidelity as a maladaptive behavior in the Anthropocene. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (in press). *co-first authorship

McClintock, B., Abrahms, B., Chandler, R., Conn, P., Converse, S., Emmet, R., Gardner, B., Hostetter, N., and Johnson, D. 2021. An integrated path for spatial capture-recapture and animal movement modeling. Ecology (in press), DOI: 10.1002/ecy.3473.

Esmaeili, S., Jesmer, B.R., Albeke, S.E., Aikens, E.O., Schoenecker, K.A., King, S.R.B., Abrahms, B., et al. 2021. Body size and digestive system shape resource selection by ungulates: a cross-taxa test of the Forage Maturation Hypothesis. Ecology Letters, 24(10): 2178-2191.

Hausner, A., Samhouri, J., Hazen, E., Delgerjargal, D., and Abrahms, B. 2021. Dynamic strategies offer potential to reduce lethal ship collisions with large whales under changing climate conditions. Marine Policy, 130: 104565.

Brodie, S., Abrahms, B., Bograd, S., Carroll, G., Hazen, E., Muhling, B., Pozo Buil, M., Smith, J., Welch, H., and Jacox, M. 2021. Exploring timescales of predictability in species distributions. Ecography, 44: 1-13.

Hazen, E., Abrahms, B., Brodie, S., Carroll, G., Welch, H., and Bograd, S. 2021. Where did they not go? Considerations for generating pseudo-absences for telemetry-based habitat models. Movement Ecology, 9(5): 1-13.

Emmet, R., Augustine, B., Abrahms, B., Rich, L., and Gardner, B. 2021. A spatial capture-recapture model for group-living species. Ecology (in press).

2020

Dodson, S., Abrahms, B., Hazen, E.L, Bograd, S.J., Feitcher, J. 2020. Disentangling the biotic and abiotic drivers of emergent migratory behavior using individual-based models. Ecological Modeling, 432: 109225.

Blondin, H., Abrahms, B., Crowder, L., Hazen, E.L. 2020. Combining high temporal resolution whale distribution and vessel tracking data improves estimates of ship strike risk. Biological Conservation, 250: 108757.

Noonan, M., Fleming, C., Tucker, M., Kays, R., Harrison, A.-L., Crofoot, M., Abrahms, B., et al. 2020. Effects of body size on estimation of mammalian area requirements. Conservation Biology, 34(4): 1017-1028 .

2019

Hazen, E.L., Abrahms, B., Brodie, S., Carrol, G., Jacox, M., Savoca, M., Scales, K., Bograd, S.J. 2019. Marine top predators as climate and ecosystem sentinels. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 17(10): 565-574.

Abrahms, B., Welch, H., Brodie, S., Jacox, M.G., Becker, E., Bograd, S.J.,Irvine, L.M., Palacios, D.M., Mate, B.R, and Hazen, E.L. 2019. Dynamic ensemble models to predict distributions and anthropogenic risk exposure for highly mobile species. Diversity and Distributions, 25(8): 1182-1193. *Editor's Choice* *cover article* [LA Times]

Abrahms, B., Hazen, E.L., Aikens, E.O., Savoca, M., Goldbogen, J., Bograd, S.J., Jacox, M., Irvine, L.M., Palacios, D.M., and Mate, B.R. 2019. Memory and resource tracking drive blue whale migrations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 116(12): 5582-5587. [The Atlantic] [Mongabay] [Mercury News]

2018

Abrahms, B., Scales, K.L., Hazen, E.L., Bograd, S.J., Schick, R.S., Robinson, P.W., and Costa, D.P. 2018. Mesoscale activity facilitates energy gain in a top predator. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences, 285: 20181101.

Abrahms, B., Hazen, E.L., Bograd, S.J., Brashares, J.S., Robinson, P.W., Scales, K.L., D. Crocker and Costa, D.P. 2018. Climate mediates the success of migration strategies in a marine predator. Ecology Letters, 21: 63-71. [Hakai Magazine]

2017

Schmitz, O.S., Miller, J.R.B., Trainor, A.M., Abrahms, B. 2017. Toward a community ecology of landscapes: predicting emergent multiple predator-prey interactions across geographic space. Ecology, 98(9): 2281-2292.

Abrahms, B., Seidel, D.P., Dougherty, E., Hazen, E.L., Bograd, S.J., Wilson, A.M., McNutt, J.W., Costa, D.P., Blake, S., Brashares, J.S. and Getz, W.M. 2017. Suite of simple metrics reveals common movement syndromes across vertebrate taxa. Movement Ecology, 5(12): 1-11.

Abrahms, B., Sawyer, S.C., Jordan, N.R., McNutt, J.W., Wilson, A.M., and Brashares, J.S. 2017. Does wildlife resource selection accurately inform corridor conservation? Journal of Applied Ecology*, 54(2): 412-422. *cover article*

Fossette S., Abrahms, B., Hazen E.L., Bograd S.J., Newton K.M., Calambokidis J., Burrows J.A., Goldbogen J., Harvey J., Marinovic B., Tershy B., Croll D.A. 2017. Resource partitioning facilitates coexistence in sympatric cetaceans in the California Current. Ecology and Evolution, 7(21): 9085-9097.

Abrahms, B., DiPietro, D., Graffis, A., and Hollander, A. 2017. Managing biodiversity under climate change: challenges, frameworks, and tools for adaptation. Biodiversity and Conservation, 26(10): 2277-2293.

2016 and earlier

Abrahms, B., Jordan, N.R., Golabek, K.A., McNutt, J.W., Wilson, A.M., and Brashares, J.S. 2016. Lessons from integrating behaviour and resource selection: activity-specific responses of African wild dogs to roads. Animal Conservation, 19(3): 247-255.

Brashares, J.B., Abrahms, B., Fiorella, K.J., Golden, C.D., Hojnowski, C.E., Marsh, R.A., McCauley, D.J., Nunez, T.A., Seto, K., and Withey, L. 2014. Wildlife decline and social conflict. Science, 345.6195: 376-378. [BBC] [NPR] [Scientific American]

Withey, L., Seto, K., McCauley, D.J., Fiorella, K.J., Marsh, R.A., Abrahms, B., Nunez, T.A., Golden, C.D., Brashares, J.B. 2014. Fauna in Decline – Response. Science, 346.6211: 819-820.

Book Chapters

Rafiq, K., Pitcher, B.J., Cornelsen, K., Hansen, K.W., King, A.J., Appleby, R.G., Abrahms, B., and Jordan, N.R. 2021. Animal-borne technologies in wildlife research and conservation. pp 105-128 in Conservation Technology, eds. Wich, S.A. and Piel, A.K. Oxford University Press.

Hazen, E.L., Abrahms, B., Blondin, H., Scales, K., and Welch, H. Building the scientific and analytical framework for dynamic ocean management. in Navigating our way to solutions in marine conservation, ed. Crowder, L.B., Open Book Publishers, in press.

Submitted

Abrahms, B., Teitelbaum, C., Mueller, T.M., and Converse, S.J. Ontogenetic shifts from social to experiential learning drive avian migration timing. Nature Communications (in revision).

Samhouri, J., Feist, B., Fisher, M., Liu, O., Woodman, S., Abrahms, B., Forney, K., Hazen, E., Lawson, D., Redfern, J., and Saez, L. Marine heatwave challenges solutions to human-wildlife conflict. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences (in revision).

Oestreich, W.K., Abrahms, B., McKenna, M.F., Goldbogen, J.A., Crowder, L.B., and Ryan, J.P. Acoustic signature reveals blue whales tune life history transitions to oceanographic conditions. Functional Ecology (in review).

Liu, O.R., Fisher, M., Feist, B.E., Abrahms, B., Richerson, K., and Samhouri, J.F. Mobility and flexibility enable resilience of human harvesters to environmental perturbation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (submitted).

Rebstock, G., Abrahms, B., and Boersma, D. Site fidelity increases reproductive success by increasing foraging efficiency in a marine predator. Behavioral Ecology (in review).

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