Severe Weather Ecology publications


Carver, A.R., J.D. Ross, D.J. Augustine, S.K. Skagen, A.M. Dwyer, D.F. Tomback, M.B. Wunder. 2017. Weather radar data correlate to hail-induced mortality in grassland birds. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation  3(2):90-101 doi: 10.1002/rse2.41 (open access)

Ross, J.D., J.F. Kelly, E.S. Bridge, M.H. Engel, D.L. Reinking, W.A. Boyle. 2015. Pallid bands in feathers and associated stable isotope signatures reveal effects of severe weather stressors on fledgling sparrows. PeerJ 3:E814 (open access)


Lisovski, S., H. Schmaljohann, E.S. Bridge, S. Bauer, A. Farnsworth, S.A. Gauthreaux, S. Hahn, M.T. Hallworth, C.M. Hewson, J.F. Kelly, F. Liechti, P.P. Marra, E. Rakhimberdiev, J.D. Ross, N.E. Seavy, M.D. Sumner, C.M. Taylor, D.W. Winkler, S.J. Wotherspoon, M.B. Wunder. 2018Inherent limits of light-level geolocation may lead to over-interpretations (Comment on Streby et al. (2015) Tornadic Storm Avoidance Behavior in Breeding Songbirds. Curr. Biol. 25, R98-R102.) Current Biology 28(3):99-100

Ross, J.D., C.L. Cavert, L.C. Larsson. 2016. Remotely-sensed tornado signatures indicate an ecological threshold for eagle nest destruction. bioRxiv: doi: 10.1101/049387 (open access)

Migration Ecology and Evolution publications

Contina, A., E.S. Bridge, J.D. Ross, J.R. Shipley, J.F. Kelly. 2018. Examination of Clock and Adcyap1 gene variation in a neotropical migratory passerine. PloS One 13 (1):e0190859 (open access)

Bridge, E.S., J.D. Ross, A.J. Contina, J.F. Kelly. 2016. Do molt-migrant songbirds optimize migration routes based on primary productivity? Behavioral Ecology 27 (3), 784-792 (open access)

Fuchs, R., V.P. Bingman, J.D. Ross, G. Bernroider. 2015. Brain contrasts between migratory and nonmigratory North American lark sparrows (Chondestes grammacus). NeuroReport 26 (17), 1011-1016

Ross, J.D., E.S. Bridge, M.J. Rozmarynowycz, and V.P. Bingman. 2014. Individual variation in migratory path and behavior among Eastern Lark Sparrows. Animal Migration 2(1):29-33 (open access)

Conservation Genetics publications

Ross, J.D. and J.L. Bouzat. 2014. Genetic and morphometric variation in the Lark Sparrow (Chondestes grammacus) suggest discontinuous clinal variation across major breeding regions associated with previously characterized subspecies. The Auk: Ornithological Advances 131:298-313 (open access)

*See ResearchGate profile for complete bibliography of Dr. Ross’ scientific publications.