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R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, E. M. Schauber, and K. Schmidt, “The ecological context of infectious disease: diversity, habitat fragmentation, and Lyme disease risk in North America”, in A. Aguirre, R. S. Ostfeld, G. Tabor, C. A. House, and M. Pearl (eds.), 2002, p. 207-219.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Ecological webs involving acorns and mice: basic research and its management implications”, in W. J. McShea and W. M. Healy (eds.). The Ecology and Management of Oaks for Wildlife, 2002, p. 196-214.
R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and V. T. Eviner, “The ecology of infectious diseases: progress, challenges, and frontiers”, in R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and V. Eviner (eds.). Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems, 2008, p. 469-482.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Ecology of Lyme Disease”, in K. C. Weathers, D. L. Strayer and G. E. Likens (eds.). Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, 2012, p. 243-251.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Ecology of Lyme disease”, in K. Weathers, D. Strayer, and G. Likens. Fundamentals of Ecosystem Science, 2011.
R. S. Ostfeld and C. G. Jones, “The ecology of place in oak forests: Progressive integration of pairwise interactions into webs”, in I. A. Billick and M. V. Price (eds). The Ecology of Place: Contributions of Place-based Research to Ecological Understanding, 2010, p. 207-228.
D. Molyneux, R. S. Ostfeld, A. Bernstein, and E. Chivian, “Ecosystem disturbance, biodiversity loss, and human infectious disease”, in E. Chivian and A. Bernstein (eds.). Sustaining Life: How Human Health Depends on Biodiversity, 2008.
F. Keesing and R. S. Ostfeld, “An ecosystem service of biodiversity – the protection of human health against infectious disease”, in New Directions in Conservation Medicine, by A. Aguirre, R.S. Ostfeld, and P. Daszak, eds., 2012.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of habitat patchiness on population dynamics: a modelling approach”, in D. R. McCullough and R. H. Barrett (eds.). Wildlife 2001: Populations, 1992, p. 851-863.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Habitat fragmentation and disease ecology: The case of Lyme disease”, in K. A. Vogt, J. M. Honea, D. J. Vogt, R. L. Edmonds, T. Patel-Weynand, R. Sigurdardottir, and M. G. Andreu (eds.). Forests and Society: Sustainability and Life Cycles of Forests in Human Landscapes, 2007, p. 183-187.
G. Luber, et al., “Human Health. Climate Change Impacts in the United States”, in Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessment., J. M. Melillo, Ed. 2014, p. 220-256.
R. S. Ostfeld, R. H. Manson, and C. D. Canham, “Interactions between meadow voles and white-footed mice at forest-oldfield edges: competition and net effects on tree invasion of oldfields”, in G. W. Barrett and J. D. Peles (eds.). Landscape Ecology of Small Mammals, 1999, p. 229-247.
F. Keesing, R. S. Ostfeld, and V. T. Eviner, “Introduction”, in R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and V. Eviner (eds.). Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems, 2008, p. 1-5.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Introduction to Section III”, in R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, and V. Eviner (eds.). Infectious Disease Ecology: Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems, 2008, p. 321-323.
R. S. Ostfeld and L. L. Klosterman, “Microtine social systems, adaptation, and the comparative method”, in R. H. Tamarin, R. S. Ostfeld, S. R. Pugh, and G. Bujalska (eds.), 1990, p. 35-44.
P. Kinney, P. Sheffield, R. S. Ostfeld, J. Carr, R. Leichenko, and P. Vancura, “Public Health”, in C. Rosenzweig, W. Solecki, A. DeGaetano et al. (eds.) Responding to Climate Change in New York State: The ClimAID Integrated Assessment for Effective Climate Change Adaptation in New York State, vol. 1244, 2011, p. 397-438.
R. S. Ostfeld and F. Keesing, “Pulsed resources and community responses: An exploration of factors influencing outcomes”, in J. Bissonette and I. Storch (eds.). Temporal Dimensions of Landscape Ecology: Wildlife Responses to Variable Resources, 2007, p. 30-42.
S. T. A. Pickett and R. S. Ostfeld, “The shifting paradigm in ecology”, in R. L. Knight and S. F. Bates (eds.). A New Century for Natural Resources Management, 1995, p. 261-278.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Small-mammal herbivores in a patchy environment: individual strategies and population responses”, in M. D. Hunter, T. Ohgushi, and P. W. Price (eds.). Effects of Resource Distribution on Animal-Plant Interactions, 1992, p. 43-74.
R. S. Ostfeld and J. N. Mills, “Social behavior, demography, and rodent-borne pathogens”, in J. O. Wolff and P. W. Sherman (eds.). Rodent Societies, 2007, p. 478-486.
S. T. A. Pickett, M. Shachak, R. S. Ostfeld, and G. E. Likens, “Toward a comprehensive conservation theory”, in S. T. A. Pickett, R. S. Ostfeld, M. Shachak, and G. E. Likens (eds.). The Ecological Basis of Conservation: Heterogeneity, Ecosystems, and Biodiversity, 1997, p. 384-399.


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