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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.
R. S. Ostfeld and C. G. Jones, “Peril in the understory”, Audubon Magazine, vol. 101, p. 74-82, 1999.
C. E. Burns, B. J. Goodwin, and R. S. Ostfeld, “A prescription for longer life? Bot fly parasitism of the white-footed mouse”, Ecology, vol. 86, p. 753-761, 2005.
F. Keesing, et al., “Prevalence of Human-Active and Variant 1 Strains of the Tick-Borne Pathogen Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Hosts and Forests of Eastern North America”, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, vol. 91, no. 2, p. 302 - 309, 2014.
M. T. Aliota, A. P. Dupuis, M. P. Wilczek, R. J. Peters, R. S. Ostfeld, and L. D. Kramer, “The Prevalence of Zoonotic Tick-Borne Pathogens in Ixodes Scapularis Collected in the Hudson Valley, New York State”, Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, vol. 14, no. 4, p. 245 - 250, 2014.
R. S. Ostfeld and F. Keesing, “Pulsed resources and community dynamics of consumers in terrestrial ecosystems”, Trends Ecol. Evol., vol. 15, p. 232-237, 2000.
E. M. Schauber, M. J. Connors, B. J. Goodwin, C. G. Jones, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Quantifying a dynamic risk landscape: Heterogeneous predator activity and implications for prey persistence”, Ecology, vol. 90, p. 240-251, 2009.
M. A. Previtali, R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, A. E. Jolles, R. Hanselmann, and L. B. Martin, “Relationship between pace of life and immune responses in wild rodents”, Oikos, vol. 121, p. 1483-1492, 2012.
S. S. Myers, et al., “Reply to De Coster et al.: Exploring the complexity of ecosystem-human health relationships”, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 111, no. 18, p. E1816 - E1816, 2014.


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