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Journal Articles
Zhang, J., Qian, H., Girardello, M., Pellissier, V., Nielsen, S.E. & Svenning, J-C. 2018. Trophic interactions among vertebrate guilds and plants shape global patterns in species diversity. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 285:20180949.
Stralberg, D., Carroll, C., Pedlar, J.H., Wilsey, C.B., McKenney, D.W. & Nielsen, S.E. 2018. Macrorefugia for North American trees and songbirds: Climatic limiting factors and multi-scale topographic influences. Global Ecology and Biogeography 2018: 1–14.
Stralberg, D., Wang, X., Parisien, M.A., Robinne, F.N., Solymos, P., Mahon, C.L., Nielsen, S.E. & Bayne, E.M. 2018. Wildfire-mediated vegetation change in boreal forests of Alberta, Canada. Ecosphere 9:3, e02156.
Mao, L., Dennett, J., Bater, C.W., Tompalski, P., Coops, N.C., Farr, D., Kohler, M., White B., Stadt, J.J. & Nielsen S.E. 2018. Using airborne laser scanning to predict plant species richness and assess conservation threats in the oil sands region of Alberta’s boreal forest. Forest Ecology and Management 409: 29-37.
Mao, L., Bater, C.W., Stadt, J.J., White, B., Tompalski, P., Coops, N.C. & Nielsen, S.E. 2018. Environmental landscape determinants of maximum forest canopy height of boreal forests. Journal of Plant Ecology rtx071: 1-7.
Guo, X., Coops, N.C., Gergel, S.E., Bater, C.W., Nielsen, S.E., Stadt, J.J., Drever, M. 2018. Integrating airborne lidar and satellite imagery to model habitat connectivity dynamics for spatial conservation prioritization. Landscape Ecology (early view).
Zhang, J., Nielsen, S.E., Chen, Y., Georges, D., Qin, Y., Wang, S., Svenning, J.C. & Thuiller, W. 2017. Extinction risk of North American seed plants elevated by climate and land-use change. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 303-312.
Lamb, C.T., Mowat, G., McLellan, B.N., Nielsen, S.E. & Boutin, S. 2017. Forbidden fruit: human settlement and abundant fruit create an ecological trap for an apex omnivore. Journal of Animal Ecology 86(1): 55–65.
Chen, Y., Zhang, J., Jiang, J. Nielsen, S.E., & He, F. 2017. Assessing the effectiveness of China’s protected areas to conserve current and future amphibian diversity. Diversity and Distributions 23: 146–157.
Carroll, C., Roberts, D.R., Michalak, J.L., Lawler, J.L., Nielsen, S.E. Stralberg, D., Hamann, A., Mcrae, B.H. & Wang, T. 2017. Scale-dependent complementarity of climatic velocity and environmental diversity for identifying priority areas for conservation under climate change Global Change Biology 23:4508–4520.
Glasier, J.R.N., Nielsen, S.E., Acorn, J.H., Borysenko, L.H. & Radtke, T. 2016. A Checklist of Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Saskatchewan. The Canadian Field Naturalist 130: 40-48.
Zhang, J., Nielsen, S.E., Mao, L., Chen, S. & Jens-Christian S.  2016. Regional and historical factors supplement current climate in shaping global forest canopy height. Journal of Ecology 104: 469–478.
Nielsen, S.E., DeLancey, E.R., Reinhardt, K. & Parisien, M.A. 2016. Effects of lakes on wildfire activity in the boreal forests of Saskatchewan, Canada Forests 7: 265.
Zhang, J., Nielsen, S.E., Stolar, J., Chen, Y. & Thullier, W. 2015. Gains and losses of plant species and phylogenetic diversity for a northern high-latitude region. Diversity and Distributions 21(12): 1441–1454.
Hamann A., Roberts D.R., Barber Q.E., Carroll C. & Nielsen S.E. 2015. Velocity of climate change algorithms for guiding conservation and management. Global Change Biology 21(2): 997-1004.
Smulders M., Nelson T.A., Jelinski D.E., Nielsen S.E., Stenhouse G.B. & Laberee K. 2012. Quantifying spatial–temporal patterns in wildlife ranges using STAMP: A grizzly bear example.   Applied Geography 35(1–2): 124–131.
Smulders M., Nelson T.A., Jelinski D.E., Nielsen S.E. & Stenhouse G.B. 2010. A spatially explicit method for evaluating accuracy of species distribution models. Diversity and Distributions 16: 996-1008.
Aldridge C.L., Nielsen S.E., Beyer H.L., Boyce M.S., Connelly J.W., Knick S.T. & Schroeder M.A. 2008. Range-wide patterns of greater sage-grouse persistence. Diversity and Distributions 14: 983-994.
Nielsen S.E., Bayne E., Scheick J., Herbers J. & Boutin S.A. 2007. A new method to estimate species and biodiversity intactness using empirically derived reference conditions. Biological Conservation 137: 403-414.
Nielsen S.E. & Haney A. 1998. Gradient responses for understory species in a bracken-grassland and northern-dry forest ecosystem of Northeast Wisconsin. Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Letters 86: 149-166.
Book Chapters
Research Reports
Nielsen, S.E., Dennett, J., Denny, C., Kohler, M. & Farr, D. 2017. Terrestrial vascular plant monitoring project for the Lower Athabasca (2012-2016). 166 pages.
Nielsen, S.E. 2016. Fruiting shrubs of the Lower Athabasca: Distribution, ecology and a digital atlas. A report to the Cumulative Environmental Management Association (CEMA). 29 February 2016. Edmonton, Alberta. 81 pgs.
Thesis
Castillo Ayala, C.I. 2016. Conservation planning for non-human primates in Colombia (South America). M.Sc. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Pedersen, J.L.M. 2015. Mitigating the impacts of climate change on rare plants through assisted migration. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Outreach
Nielsen, S.E. 2017. A place-based understanding of fruiting shrubs. Alberta Biodiversity Conservation Chairs outreach note #5.