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R. S. Ostfeld and F. Keesing, “Biodiversity and disease risk: the case of Lyme disease”, Conserv. Biol., vol. 14, p. 722-728, 2000.
J. Pusenius and R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of stoat's presence and auditory cues indicating its presence on tree seedling predation by meadow voles”, Oikos, vol. 91, p. 123-130, 2000.
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.
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. 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.
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.
R. S. Ostfeld and F. Keesing, “The role of biodiversity in the ecology of vector-borne zoonotic diseases”, Can. J. Zool., vol. 78, p. 2061-2078, 2000.
C. A. McGlynn and R. S. Ostfeld, “A study of the effects of invasive plant species on small mammals of the Hudson River freshwater marshes”, J. R. Waldman and W. C. Nieder (eds.). Final Reports of the Tibor T. Polgar Fellowship Program, 1999. p. 1-21, 2000.
R. S. Ostfeld, “Disease”. p. 121-123, 1999.
R. S. Ostfeld and D. N. Lewis, “Experimental studies of interactions between wild turkeys and blacklegged ticks”, J. Vector Ecol, vol. 24, p. 182-186, 1999.
G. L. Kirkland, Jr. and R. S. Ostfeld, “Factors influencing variation among states in the number of federally listed and candidate mammals in the United States”, J. Mammal, vol. 80, p. 711-719, 1999.
K. Schmidt, R. S. Ostfeld, and E. M. Schauber, “Infestation of Peromyscus leucopus and Tamias striatus by the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae), in relation to the abundance of hosts and parasites”, J. Med. Ent., vol. 36, p. 749-757, 1999.
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 and R. S. Ostfeld, “Linking dispersal and population dynamics of white-footed mice to community dynamics in a patchy landscape: a prospectus for research. [in Russian]”, Siberian J. Ecol., vol. 1, p. 15-22, 1999.
R. S. Ostfeld and C. G. Jones, “Peril in the understory”, Audubon Magazine, vol. 101, p. 74-82, 1999.
R. H. Manson, R. S. Ostfeld, and C. D. Canham, “Responses of a small mammal community to heterogeneity along forest-oldfield edges”, Landscape Ecol., vol. 14, p. 355-367, 1999.
C. G. Jones, R. S. Ostfeld, M. P. Richard, E. M. Schauber, and J. O. Wolff, “Chain reactions linking acorns to gypsy moth outbreaks and Lyme disease risk”, Science, vol. 279, p. 1023-1026, 1998.
E. M. Schauber, S. Gertz, W. Maple, and R. S. Ostfeld, “Coinfection of black-legged ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in Dutchess County, New York, with the agents of Lyme disease and human granulocytic ehrlichiosis”, J. Med. Ent., vol. 35, p. 901-903, 1998.
S. R. Pugh and R. S. Ostfeld, “Effects of prior population density on space use by meadow voles, Microtus pennsylvanicus”, J. Mammal, vol. 79, p. 551-557, 1998.
R. H. Manson, R. S. Ostfeld, and C. D. Canham, “The effects of tree seed and seedling density on predation rates by rodents in old fields”, Ecoscience, vol. 5, p. 183-190, 1998.
J. Van Buskirk and R. S. Ostfeld, “Habitat heterogeneity, dispersal, and local risk of exposure to Lyme disease”, Ecol. Appl., vol. 8, p. 365-378, 1998.
R. S. Ostfeld, “The importance of interactions in the population ecology of the vole Clethrionomys rufocanus”, Res. Popul. Ecol., vol. 40, p. 131-133, 1998.
R. S. Ostfeld, F. Keesing, C. G. Jones, C. D. Canham, and G. M. Lovett, “Integrative ecology and the dynamics of species in oak forests”, Integr. Biol, vol. 1, p. 178-186, 1998.
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.


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