Population Viability Analysis: Counts

Beissinger, SR, and MI Westphal.  1998.  On the use of demographic models of population viability in endangered species management.  Journal of Wildlife Management 62:821-841.

Boyce, MS.  1992.  Population viability analysis.  Annual Reviews of Ecology and Systematics 23:481-506.

Reed, JM, LS Mills, JB Dunning, Jr., ES Menges, KS McKelvey, R Frye, SR Beissinger, MC Anstett, and P Miller.  2002.  Emerging issues in population viability analysis.  Conservation Biology 16:7-19.

Morris, WF, and DF Doak.  2002.  Quantitative conservation biology: theory and practice of population viability analysis.  Sinauer Associates, Inc, Sunderland Massachusetts.

Beissinger, S. R. and D. R. McCullough (Eds). 2002. Population viability analysis. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Seminal Conservation References
Gilpin, ME, and ME Soule.  1986.  Minimum viable populations: processes of species extinction.  Pages 19-34 in ME Soule (ed) Conservation biology: the science and scarcity of diversity.  Sinauer, Sunderland, MA.

Shaffer, ML.  Minimum population sizes for species conservation.  Bioscience 31:131-134.

Dennis, B, PL Munholland, JM Scott.  1991.  Estimation of growth and extinction parameters for endangered species.  Ecological Monographs 61:115-143


Brook, B. W., J. J. O'Grady, A. P. Chapman, M. A. Burgman, H. R. Akcakaya, and R. Frankham. 2000. Predictive accuracy of population viability analysis in conservation biology. Nature 404:385-387.

Ellner, SP, J Fieberg, D Ludwig, and C Wilcox.  2002.  Precision of population viability analysis.  Conservation Biology 16:258-261. (And cited papers on statistical problems)

Gerber, L. R., D. P. DeMaster, and P. M. Kareiva. 1999. Gray whales and the value of monitoring data in implementing the U.S. Endangered Species Act. Conservation Biology 13:1215-1219.

Harding, E. K., E. E. Crone, B. D. Elderd, J. M. Hoekstra, A. J. McKerrow, J. D. Perrine, J. Regetz, L. J. Rissler, A. G. Stanley, and E. L. Walters. 2001. The scientific foundations of habitat conservation plans: a quantitative assessment. Conservation Biology 15:488-500.

Morris, W. F., P. L. Bloch, B. R. Hudgens, L. C. Moyle, and J. R. Stinchcombe. 2002. Population viability analysis in endangered species recovery plans: past use and future improvements. Ecological Applications 12:708-712.

Morris, W., D. Doak, M. Groom, P. Kareiva, J. Fieberg, L. Gerber, P. Murphy, and D. Thomson.  1999.  A practical handbook for population viability analysis.  The Nature Conservancy, Washington, DC.

Walters, JR, LB Crowder, and JA Priddy.  2002.  Population viability analysis for Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers using an individual-based model.  Ecological Applications 12:249-260.