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Journal Articles
Larsen, T.A., Nielsen, S.E., Cranston, J. & Stenhouse, G.B. 2019. Do remnant retention patches and forest edges increase grizzly bear food supply? Forest Ecology and Management 433:741-761.
Franklin, C.M.A., Macdonald, S.E. & Nielsen, S.E. 2018. Combining aggregated and dispersed tree retention harvesting for conservation of vascular plant communities. Ecological Applications 28(7): 1830–1840.
Roberts, D., Ciuti, S., Barber, Q.E., Willier, C. & Nielsen, S.E. 2018. Accelerated seed dispersal along linear disturbances in the Canadian oil sands region. Scientific Reports 8:4828.
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).
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.
van Rensen, C.K., Nielsen, S.E., White, B., Vinge, T. & Lieffers, V.J. 2015. Natural regeneration of forest vegetation on legacy seismic lines in boreal habitats in Alberta’s oil sands region. Biological Conservation 184: 127–135.
White C.F.H., Coops N.C., Nijland W., Hilker T., Nelson T.A., Wulder M.A., Nielsen S.E. & Stenhouse G.B. 2014. Characterizing a decade of disturbance events using Landsat and MODIS satellite imagery in Western Alberta, Canada for grizzly bear management. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 40(5): 336-347.
Nielsen S.E., Cattet M.R.L., Boulanger J., Cranston J., McDermid G.J., Shafer A.B.A., Stenhouse G.B. 2013. Environmental, biological and anthropogenic effects on grizzly bear body size: temporal and spatial considerations. BMC Ecology 13: 31.
Stewart B.P., Nelson T.A., Laberee K., Nielsen S.E., Wulder M.A. & Stenhouse G. 2013. Quantifying grizzly bear selection of natural and anthropogenic edges. Journal of Wildlife Management 77(5): 957-964.
Stewart B.P., Nelson T.A., Wulder M.A., Nielsen S.E. & Stenhouse G. 2012. Impact of disturbance characteristics and age on grizzly bear habitat selection. Applied Geography 34: 614-625.
Book Chapters
Research Reports
Boutin, S., Nielsen, S.E., Bayne, E. 2018. Alberta Biodiversity Conservation Chairs Final Report. University of Alberta. 65 pp.
Thesis
Franklin, C.M.A. 2018. Effectiveness of retention harvesting for biodiversity conservation: evidence for understory vegetation and wildlife. Ph.D. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Willier, C.N. 2017. Changes in peatland plant community composition and stand structure due to road induced flooding and desiccation. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Van Rensen, C.K. 2014. Predicting patterns of regeneration on seismic lines to inform restoration planning in boreal forest habitats. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
Outreach
Roberts, D. & Nielsen, S.E. 2018. Seismic lines may spread seeds. Alberta Biodiversity Conservation Chairs outreach note #8.
Willier, C. & Nielsen, S.E. 2018. Why did the water cross under the road? Alberta Biodiversity Conservation Chairs outreach note #7.
Riva, F., Acorn, J. & Nielsen, S.E. 2017. Low-impact holds true for butterflies. Alberta Biodiversity Conservation Chairs outreach note #1.