• Antler growth as a cost of reproduction in female reindeer 

      Loe, Leif Egil; Pigeon, Gabriel; Albon, Steve D.; Giske, Pernille Andrine Eriksdatter; Irvine, R. Justin; Ropstad, Erik; Stien, Audun; Veiberg, Vebjørn; Mysterud, Atle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      The costs of reproduction are important in shaping individual life histories, and hence population dynamics, but the mechanistic pathways of such costs are often unknown. Female reindeer have evolved antlers possibly due ...
    • Bears and berries: species-specific selective foraging on a patchily distributed food resource in a human-altered landscape 

      Hertel, Anne Gabriela; Steyaert, Sam; Zedrosser, Andreas; Mysterud, Atle; Lodberg-Holm, Hanna Kavli; Gelink, Henriette Wathne; Kindberg, Jonas; Swenson, Jon (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      When animals are faced with extraordinary energyconsuming events, like hibernation, finding abundant, energy-rich food resources becomes particularly important. The profitability of food resources can vary spatially, ...
    • Behavioral buffering of extreme weather events in a high-Arctic herbivore 

      Loe, Leif Egil; Hansen, Brage Bremset; Stien, Audun; Albon, Steve D.; Bischof, Richard; Carlsson, Anja M.; Irvine, Justin; Meland, Morten; Rivrud, Inger Maren; Ropstad, Erik; Veiberg, Vebjørn; Mysterud, Atle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      As global warming advances, there is a growing concern about the impact of extreme weather events on ecosystems. In the Arctic, more frequent unseasonal warm spells and rain-on- snow events in winter cause changes in ...
    • Berry production drives bottom – up effects on body mass and reproductive success in an omnivore 

      Hertel, Anne Gabriela; Bischof, Richard; Langval, Ola; Mysterud, Atle; Kindberg, Jonas; Swenson, Jon; Zedrosser, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
      Obligate herbivores dominate studies of the eff ects of climate change on mammals, however there is limited empirical evidence for how changes in the abundance or quality of plant food aff ect mammalian omnivores. Omnivores ...
    • Continuous and discontinuous variation in ecosystem carbon stocks with elevation across a treeline ecotone 

      Speed, James David Mervyn; Martinsen, Vegard; Hester, Alison J.; Holand, Øystein; Mulder, Jan; Mysterud, Atle; Austrheim, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
    • Contrasting migration tendencies of sympatric red deer and roe deer suggest multiple causes of migration in ungulates 

      Mysterud, Atle; Bischof, Richard; Loe, Leif Egil; Odden, John; Linnell, John Durrus (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2012)
      Understanding the drivers of seasonal migration among large herbivores is crucial for management and conservation. The forage maturation hypothesis predicts migration even at low population density, due to the benefits of ...
    • CWD in Norway – a state of emergency for the future of cervids (Phase II). Opinion of the panel on Biological Hazards 

      Hansen, Helge; Kapperud, Georg; Mysterud, Atle; Solberg, Erling Johan; Strand, Olav; Tranulis, Michael A.; Ytrehus, Bjørnar; Gulbrandsen, Maria; Grahek-Ogden, Danica; Eckner, Karl Fredrich; Lassen, Jørgen Fr; Narvhus, Judith; Nesbakken, Truls; Robertson, Lucy; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Skjerdal, Taran; Skjerve, Eystein; Vold, Line; Wasteson, Yngvild (VKM Report, Research report, 2017)
    • Density dependent foraging ecology and performance of domestic sheep on alpine ranges 

      Mobæk, Ragnhild (PhD Thesis;2012:2, Doctoral thesis, 2012)
      Populations of large herbivores are strongly influenced by density dependent and independent processes such as climatic variability, which have common effects on individual performance and demographic rates. However, little ...
    • Framdriftsrapport for Scandlynx Norge 2011 

      Odden, John; Mattisson, Jenny; Linnell, John Durrus; Mysterud, Atle; Melis, Claudia; Nilsen, Erlend Birkeland; Brøseth, Henrik; Teurlings, Ivonne; Samelius, Gustav; McNutt, Helen L.; Andren, Henrik; Persson, Jens; Arnemo, Jon Martin; Sjulstad, Kjartan; Ulvund, Kristine R.; Loe, Leif Egil; Segerström, Peter; Turtumøygard, Tea; Strømseth, Thomas Holm; Gervasi, Vincenzo; Bouyer, Yaëlle; Flagstad, Øystein (NINA rapport, Research report, 2012)
      Rapporten oppsummerer aktiviteten til det skandinaviske forskningsprosjektet på gaupe (Scandlynx) i Norge det siste året. Rapporten er i hovedsak ment som en kort oversikt over gjennomførte aktiviteter til oppdragsgivere ...
    • Future suitability of habitat in a migratory ungulate under climate change 

      Rivrud, Inger Maren; Meisingset, Erling L.; Loe, Leif Egil; Mysterud, Atle (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      With climate change, the effect of global warming on snow cover is expected to cause range expansion and enhance habitat suitability for species at their northern distribution limits. However, how this depends on landscape ...
    • Heritability of head size in a hunted large carnivore, the brown bear (Ursus arctos) 

      Rivrud, Inger Maren; Frank, Shane; Bischof, Richard; Mysterud, Atle; Steyaert, Sam; Hertel, Anne Gabriela; Hagen, Snorre; Eiken, Hans Geir; Swenson, Jon; Zedrosser, Andreas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Wild animal populations experience selection pressures from both natural and anthropogenic sources. The availability of extensive pedigrees is increasing along with our ability to quantify the heritability and evolvability ...
    • Improving broad scale forage mapping and habitat selection analyses with airborne laser scanning: the case of moose 

      Lone, Karen; van Beest, Floris; Mysterud, Atle; Gobakken, Terje; Milner, Jocelyn Margarey; Ruud, Hans-Petter; Loe, Leif Egil (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Determining the spatial distribution of large herbivores is a key challenge in ecology and management. However, our ability to accurately predict this is often hampered by inadequate data on available forage and structural ...
    • Interaction effects between weather and space use onharvesting effort and patterns in red deer 

      Rivrud, Inger Maren; Meisingset, Erling L.; Loe, Leif Egil; Mysterud, Atle (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Keeping cool in the warming Arctic: thermoregulatory behaviour by Svalbard reindeer (Rangifer tarandus platyrhynchus) 

      Williamsen, Linda; Pigeon, Gabriel; Mysterud, Atle; Stien, Audun; Forchhammer, Mads C.; Loe, Leif Egil (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      In animals with long generation times, evolution of physiological and morphological traits may not be fast enough to keep up with rapid climate warming, but thermoregulatory behaviour can possibly serve as an important ...
    • LiDAR, habitat structure and the ecology of ungulates in a landscape of fear 

      Lone, Karen (PhD Thesis;2015:5, Doctoral thesis, 2020-11-10)
      The expression ‘landscape of fear’ describes a situation in which prey behavior and space use across the landscape are shaped by spatial and temporal patterns in predation risk. Yet such behavioral and indirect effects of ...
    • Long-Term Increase in Aboveground Carbon Stocks Following Exclusion of Grazers and Forest Establishment in an Alpine Ecosystem 

      Speed, James David Mervyn; Martinsen, Vegard; Mysterud, Atle; Mulder, Jan; Holand, Øystein; Austrheim, Gunnar (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
    • Regulated hunting re-shapes the life history of brown bears 

      Bischof, Richard; Bonenfant, Christophe; Rivrud, Inger Maren; Zedrosser, Andreas; Friebe, Andrea; Coulson, Tim; Mysterud, Atle; Swenson, Jon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Management of large carnivores is among the most controversial topics in natural resource administration. Regulated hunting is a centrepiece of many carnivore management programmes and, although a number of hunting effects ...
    • Reindeer green-wave surfing constrained by predators 

      Rivrud, Inger Maren; Sivertsen, Therese Ramberg; Mysterud, Atle; Åhman, Birgitta; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Skarin, Anna (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
    • Right on track? Performance of satellite telemetry in terrestrial wildlife research 

      Hofman, M.P.G.; Hayward, M.W.; Heim, Morten; Marchand, P.; Rolandsen, Christer Moe; Mattisson, Jenny; Urbano, Ferdinando; Heurich, Marco; Mysterud, Atle; Melzheimer, Jörg; Morellet, Nicolas; Voigt, Ulrich; Allen, B.L.; Gehr, B.; Rouco, C.; Ullmann, W.; Holand, Øystein; Jørgensen, Nicolai Hermann; Steinheim, Geir; Cagnacci, Fransesca; Kroeschel, Max; Kaczensky, Petra; Buuveibaatar, Bayarbaatar; Payne, J.C.; Palmegiani, I.; Jerina, K.; Kjellander, P.; Johansson, Ö.; LaPoint, S.; Bayrakcismith, R.; Linnell, John Durrus; Zaccaroni, M.; Jorge, M.L.S.; Oshima, J.E.F.; Songhurst, A.; Fischer, C.; Mc Bride Jr., R.T.; Thompson, J.J.; Streif, S.; Sandfordt, R.; Bonenfant, Christophe; Drouilly, M.; Klapproth, M.; Zinner, D.; Yarnell, R.; Stronza, A.; Wilmott, L.; Meisingset, Erling L.; Thaker, M.; Vanak, A.T.; Odden, John (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Satellite telemetry is an increasingly utilized technology in wildlife research, and current devices can track individual animal movements at unprecedented spatial and temporal resolutions. However, as we enter the golden ...
    • Sheep grazing effects on soil carbon and nitrogen and implications for runoff water quality at a low alpine site in southern Norway 

      Martinsen, Vegard (2011;2011:10, Doctoral thesis, 2011)
      Grazing in outlying fields has a long history and is important in local communities worldwide. Alpine ecosystems, representing a large proportion of the land area in Europe, are under pressure from changes in climate and ...