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C. G. Jones, R. S. Ostfeld, M. P. Richard, E. M. Schauber, and J. O. Wolff, “Mast seeding and Lyme disease”, Trends Ecol. Evol., vol. 13, p. 506, 1998.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Measuring diving success in otters”, Oikos, vol. 60, p. 258-260, 1991.
K. Schmidt and R. S. Ostfeld, “Mice in space: Space use predicts interactions between mice and songbirds”, Ecology, vol. 84, p. 3276-3283, 2003.
E. M. Schauber and R. S. Ostfeld, “Modeling the effects of reservoir competence decay and demographic turnover in Lyme disease ecology”, Ecol. Appl., vol. 12, p. 1142-1162, 2002.
A. R. Giardina, K. Schmidt, E. M. Schauber, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Modeling the role of songbirds and rodents in the ecology of Lyme disease”, Can. J. Zool., vol. 78, p. 2184-2197, 2000.
A. Kershenbaum, L. Stone, R. S. Ostfeld, and L. Blaustein, “Modelling Transmission of Vector-Borne Pathogens Shows Complex Dynamics When Vector Feeding Sites Are Limited”, PLoS One, vol. 7, 2012.
J. L. Brunner, et al., “Molting success of Ixodes scapularis varies among individual blood meal hosts and species”, J. Med. Ent., vol. 48, p. 860-866, 2011.
J. L. Brunner and R. S. Ostfeld, “Multiple causes of variable tick burdens on small-mammal hosts”, Ecology, vol. 89, p. 2259-2272, 2008.
L. M. Connors, E. Kiviat, P. M. Groffman, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) disturbance to vegetation and potential net nitrogen mineralization and nitrification rates in a freshwater tidal marsh”, Am. Midl. Nat., vol. 148, p. 53-63, 2000.
J. L. Schnurr, C. D. Canham, R. S. Ostfeld, and R. S. Inouye, “Neighborhood analyses of small mammal dynamics: Impacts on seed predation and seedling establishment”, Ecology, vol. 85, p. 741-755, 2004.
J. R. Goheen, F. Keesing, B. F. Allan, D. Misurelli-Ogada, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Net effects of large mammals on Acacia seedling survival in an African savanna”, Ecology, vol. 85, p. 1555-1561, 2004.
D. Simberloff, R. S. Ostfeld, and D. L. Strayer, “Non-natives: 141 scientists object (Response to Davis, et al., "Don't judge species on their origins".)”, Nature, vol. 475, p. 36, 2011.
K. L. Gage, R. S. Ostfeld, and J. G. Olson, “Nonviral vector-borne zoonoses associated with mammals in the United States”, J. Mammal, vol. 76, p. 695-715, 1995.
J. M. Jeschke, F. Keesing, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Novel Organisms: Comparing Invasive Species, GMOs, and Emerging Pathogens”, AMBIO, 2013.
K. Schmidt and R. S. Ostfeld, “Numerical and behavioral effects within a pulse-driven system: Consequences for shared prey”, Ecology, vol. 89, p. 635-646, 2008.
H. Vuong, et al., “Occurrence and transmission efficiencies of Borrelia burgdorferi ospC types in avian and mammalian wildlife”, Infection, Genetics and Evolution, vol. 27, p. 594 - 600, 2014.
H. Vuong, et al., “Occurrence and transmission efficiencies of Borrelia burgdorferi ospC types in avian and mammalian wildlife”, Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2013.
R. S. Ostfeld, C. G. Jones, and J. O. Wolff, “Of mice and mast: ecological connections in eastern deciduous forests”, BioScience, vol. 46, p. 323-330, 1996.
S. R. Granter, A. Bernstein, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Of Mice and Men: Lyme Disease and Biodiversity”, Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, vol. 57, no. 2, p. 198 - 207, 2014.
R. S. Ostfeld and F. Keesing, “Oh the locusts sang, then they dropped dead”, Science, vol. 306, p. 1488-1489, 2004.
J. L. Brunner, M. E. Killilea, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Overwintering Survival of Nymphal Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) Under Natural Conditions”, Journal of Medical Entomology, vol. 49, no. 5, p. 981 - 987, 2012.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Parasites as weapons of mouse destruction”, J. Anim. Ecol., vol. 77, p. 201-204, 2008.
J. Calabrese, J. L. Brunner, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Partitioning the aggregation of parasites on hosts into intrinsic and extrinsic components via an extended Poisson-gamma mixture model”, PLOS One, vol. 6, p. e29215, 2011.
J. Pusenius, R. S. Ostfeld, and F. Keesing, “Patch selection and tree seedling predation by resident vs. immigrant meadow voles”, Ecology, vol. 81, p. 2951-2956, 2000.
V. L. Hornbostel, E. Zhioua, M. A. Benjamin, H. S. Ginsberg, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Pathogenicity of Metarhizium anisopliae (Deuteromycetes) and permethrin to Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs”, Exp. Appl. Acarol., vol. 35, p. 301-316, 2005.


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