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Peer-reviewed publications

(25) Duarte, A., M.J. Weldy, D.B. Lesmeister, Z.J. Ruff, J.M.A. Jenkins, J.J. Valente, and M.G. Betts. (2024). Passive acoustic monitoring

         and convolutional neural networks facilitate high-resolution and broadscale monitoring of a threatened speciesEcological

         Indicators 162:112016.

(24) Galbraith, S.M., J.J. Valente, C.J. Dunn, and J.W. Rivers (2024). Both Landsat- and LiDAR-derived measures predict forest bee

         response to large-scale wildfiresRemote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 10:24-38.

(23) Valente, J.J., D.G. Gannon, J. Hightower, H. Kim, K.G. Leimberger, R. Macedo, J. Rousseau, M. Weldy, R.A. Zitomer, L. Fahrig, R.J.

          Fletcher, and M.G. Betts. (2023). Toward conciliation in the habitat fragmentation and biodiversity debateLandscape

          Ecology 38:2717-2730.

(22)  Valente, J.J., J.W. Rivers, Z. Yang, S.K. Nelson, J.M. Northrup, D.D. Roby, C.B. Meyer, and M.G. Betts. (2023). Fragmentation

          effects on an endangered species across a gradient from the interior to edge of its rangeConservation Biology 37:e14091.

(21)  Valente, J.J., R.E. Bennett, C. Gómez, N.J. Bayly, R.A. Rice, P.P. Marra, T.B. Ryder, and T.S. Sillett. (2022). Land-sparing and

         land-sharing provide complementary benefits for conserving avian biodiversity in coffee-growing landscapes. Biological

         Conservation 270:109568.


(20)  Zitomer, R.A., J. Karr, M. Kerstens, L. Perry, K. Ruth, L. Adrean, S. Austin, J. Cornelius, J. Dachenhaus, J. Dinkins, A. Harrington, H.

         Kim, T. Owens, C. Revekant, V. Schroeder, C. Sink. J.J. Valente, E. Woodis, and J.W. Rivers. (2022). Ten simple rules for getting

         started with statistics in graduate school. PLoS Computational Biology 18:e1010033.

(19)  McCune, K.B., J.J. Valente, P. Jablonski, S. Lee, and R.R. Ha. (2022). Social behavior mediates the use of social and personal

         information in wild jays. Scientific Reports 12:2494.

(18) Rushing, C.S., T.B. Ryder, J.J. Valente, T.S. Sillet, and P.P. Marra (2021). Empirical tests of habitat selection theory reveal that

         conspecific density and patch quality, but not patch size, drive long-distance immigration in a wild bird. Ecology Letters 24:1167-1177.


(17) Betts, M.G., A. Hadley, D. Frey, S. Frey, D. Gannon, S. Harris, H. Kim, K. Leimberger, K. Moriarty, J. Northrup, B. Phalan, J. Rousseau,

         T. Stokely, J.J. Valente, and D. Zarrate-Charry. (2021). When are hypotheses useful in ecology and evolution? Ecology and Evolution


(16) Valente, J.J., C.L. LeGrande-Rolls, J.W. Rivers, A.M. Tucker, R.A. Fischer, and M.G. Betts (2021). Conspecific attraction for

         conservation and management of terrestrial breeding birds: current knowledge and future research directions. Ornithological

         Applications 123:duab007.

(15) Valente, J.J., S.K. Nelson, J.W. Rivers, D.D. Roby, and M.G. Betts (2021). Experimental evidence that social information affects

         habitat selection in Marbled Murrelets. Ornithology 138:ukaa086.

(14) Betts, M.G., C. Wolf, M. Pfeifer, C. Banks-Leite, V. Arroyo-Rodríguez, J. Barlow, D.B. Ribeiro, F. Eigenbrod, R.J. Fletcher, A.S. Hadley,

         J.E. Hawes, R.D. Holt, B. Klingbeil, U. Kormann, L. Lens, T. Levi, D. Mezger, J.C. Morante-Filho, D. Orme, C.A. Peres, B.T. Phalan, A.

         Pidgeon, G.F.M. Rangel, W.J. Ripple, E. Slade, E. Somarriba, J. Tobias, J. Tylianakis, J.N. Urbina-Cardona, J.J. Valente, J.I. Watling,

         K. Wells, O.R. Wearn, E. Wood, R. Young, and R.M. Ewers. (2019). Extinction filters mediate the global effects of fragmentation. Science


(13) Valente, J.J., K.B. McCune, R.A. Tamulonis, E.S. Neipert, and R.A. Fischer. (2019). Removal pattern mitigates negative, short-term

         effects of stepwise Russian olive eradication on breeding birds. Ecosphere 10:e02756.

(12) Valente, J.J., R.A. Fischer, T.B. Ryder, and M.G. Betts. (2019). Forest fragmentation affects step choices, but not homing paths of

         fragmentation-sensitive birds in multiple behavioral states. Landscape Ecology 34:373-388.

(11) Valente, J.J., and M.G. Betts. (2019). Response to fragmentation by avian communities is mediated by species traits. Diversity and

         Distributions 25:48-60.

(10) Valente, J.J., R.A. Hutchinson, and M.G. Betts. (2017). Distinguishing distribution dynamics from temporary emigration with dynamic

         occupancy models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:1707-1716.

(9)   Kormann, U., C. Scherber, T. Tscharntke, N. Klein, M. Larbig, J.J. Valente, A.S. Hadley and M.G. Betts. (2016). Corridors restore

         animal-mediated pollination in fragmented tropical forest landscapes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283:20152347.


(8)   Hutchinson, R.A., J.J. Valente, S.C. Emerson, M.G. Betts, and T.G. Dietterich. (2015). Penalized likelihood methods improve

         parameter estimates in occupancy models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6:949-959.

(7)   Fischer, R.A., J.J. Valente, and M.P. Guilfoyle. (2015). Spring migrant use of native and saltcedar-dominated riparian areas along the

         lower Colorado River in Arizona. Southwestern Naturalist 60:6-14.

(6)   Valente, J.J., C.L. LeGrande, V.M. Johnson, and R.A. Fischer. (2014). A method for improving the reliability of sound broadcast

         systems used in ecological research and management. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38:827-830.

(5)   Valente, J.J., S.L. King, and R.R. Wilson. (2012). Summer use of rice fields by secretive marsh birds in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley of

         northeast Louisiana. Southeastern Naturalist 11:423-436.

(4)   Fischer, R.A., S.A. Gauthreaux, Jr., J.J. Valente, M.P. Guilfoyle, and M.D. Kaller. (2012). Comparing transect survey and WSR-88D

         radar methods for monitoring daily changes in stopover migrant communities. Journal of Field Ornithology 83:61-72.

(3)   Fischer, R.A., J.J. Valente, M.P. Guilfoyle, M.D. Kaller, S.S. Jackson, and J.T. Ratti. (2012). Bird community response to vegetation

         cover and composition in riparian habitats dominated by Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia). Northwest Science 86:39-52.

(2)   Valente, J.J., S.L. King, and R.R. Wilson. (2011). Distribution and habitat associations of breeding secretive marsh birds in Louisiana’s

         Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Wetlands 31:1-10.

(1)   Nowlin, W.H., M.J. González, M.J. Vanni, M.H.H. Stevens, M.W. Fields, and J.J. Valente. (2007). Allocthonous subsidy of periodical

        cicadas affects the dynamics and stability of pond communities. Ecology 88:2174-2186.

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