By Topic: Climate and Climate Change

This bibliography has been compiled by Kathy Martin, assisted by interns (Science Horizons, NSERC Undergraduate Assistants). Please e-mail any additions to the bibliography to Marty.

Aber, J., et al. (2000). Applying Ecological Principles to Management of the U.S. National Forests., Ecological Society of America. p. 20.

Andreev, A.V. (1999). Energetics and survival of birds in extreme environments. Ostrich, 1: 13-22.

Auld, H. (1996).Dealing with weather extremes and climate variability. in Ecosystem effects of atmospheric change. Pointe Claire.

Barry, T.W. (1962). Effects of late seasons on Atlantic Brant reproduction. Journal of Wildlife Management, 26(1): 19-26.

Beebee, T.J.C. (1995). Amphibian breeding and climate. Nature, 374.

Bejer, B. and M. Rudemo (1985). Fluctuations of tits (Paridae) in Denmark and their relations to winter food and climate. Ornis Scandinavica, 16: 29-37.

Beniston, M. and D.G. Fox (1996). Impacts of climate change on mountain regions, in Climate Change 1995. Impacts, adaptations and mitigation of climate change: scientific-technical analyses., R.T. Watson, M.C. Zinyowera, and R.H. Moss, Editors. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge. p. 95-129.

Boscolo, M., J. Buongiorno, and T. Panayotou (1997). Simulating options for carbon sequestration through improved management of a lowland tropical rainforest. Environment and Developmental Economics, 2: 241-263.

Brown, J.H. and J. Roughgarden (1989). U.S. ecologists addesss global change. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 4(9): 255-256.

Brown, J.L. and S. Li (1996). Delayed effect of monsoon rains influences laying date of a passerine bird living in an arid environment. Condor, 98: 879-884.

Brown, J.L., S.-H. Li, and N. Bhagabati (1999). Long-term trend toward earlier breeding in an American bird: a response to global warming. Proc. Natl Acad Sci USA, 96: 5565-5569.

Burton, J.F. (1995). Birds and Climate Change. London: Christopher Helm.

Byrkjedal, I. (1980). Nest predation in relation to snow cover – a possible factor influencing the start of breeding in shore birds. Ornis Scandinavica, 11: 249-252.

Campbell, I.M. (1989). Does climate affect host-plant quality? Annual variation in the quality of balsam fir as food for spruce budworm. Oecologia, 81: 341-344.

Carey, C. (1980). Adaptation of the avian egg to high altitude. American Zoologist, 20: 449-459.

Carey, C. (1986). Avian Reproduction in Cold Climates. Proc. 19th Int. Ornithol. Congr., 14: 2708-2715.

Centre, C.C. (1988). Recommendations on immediate actions to address the climate change – forest impact issue in Canada., Atmospheric Environment Service and Canadian Forest Service.

Chapin, F.S. and C. Korner (1994). Arctic and alpine biodiversity: patterns, causes and ecosystem consequences. TREE, 9(2): 45-47.

Clark, J.S. (1988). Effect of climate change on fire regimes in northwestern Minnesota. Nature, 334: 233-235.

Clarke, J.A. and R.E. Johnson (1992). The influence of spring snowpack on white-tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucurus) breeding success, spacing and movement in the Sierra Nevada. Condor, 94: 622-627.

Crick, H.Q.P., et al. (1997). UK birds are laying eggs earlier. Nature, 388: 526.

Crick, H.Q.P. and T.H. Sparks (1999). Climate change related to egg-laying trends. Nature, 399: 423-424.

Daubenmire, R. (1954). Alpine timberlines in the Americas and their interpretation. Butler University Botanical Studies, 11: 119-136.

DeSante, D.F. (1990). The role of recruitment in the dynamics of a Sierran subalpine bird community. The American Naturalist, 136(4): 429-445.

DesGranges, J.-L. (1996).Wildlife (evaluation of the vulnerability of Quebec’s breeding birds to climate change). in Ecosystem effects of atmospheric change. Pointe Claire, Quebec.

Dobson, A., A. Jolly, and D. Rubenstein (1989). The greenhouse effect and biological diversity.T.R.E.E., 4(3): 64-68.

Dunn, P.O. and D.W. Winkler (1999). Climate change has affected the breeding date of tree swallows throughout North America. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 266: 2487-2490.

Dunwiddie, P.W. (1986). A 6000-year record of forest history on Mount Rainier, Washington.Ecology, 67(1): 58-68.

Ehrlich, P.R., et al. (1972). Weather and the “regulation” of subalpine populations. Ecology, 53(2): 243-247.

Ellison, L.N. (1973). Seasonal social organization and movements of Spruce Grouse. Condor, 75(3): 375-385.

Ellison, L.N. and R.B. Weeden (1979). Seasonal and local weights of Alaskan Spruce Grouse. Journal of Wildlife Management, 43(1): 176-183.

Environment_Canada (1997). Science and the Environment Bulletin, in Science and the Environment Bulletin. p. 8pp.

Environment_Canada (2000). Sensitivities to climate change in Canada.: Ottawa. p. 29.

Fleischer, R.C. and R.F. Johnston (1984). The relationships between winter climate and selection on body size of House Sparrows. Canadian Journal of Zoology, 62(3): 405-410.

Fry, C.H. (1972). The social organization of Bee-eaters (Meropidae) and cooperative breeding in hot climate birds. Ibis, 114: 1-14.

Fuller, W.A., L.L. Stebbins, and G.R. Dyke (1969). Overwintering of small mammals near Great Slave Lake Northern Canada. Arctic, 22(1): 34-55.

Geiger, R. (1965). Relations of man and animals to microclimate, in The climate near the ground. Harvard Univ. Press: Cambridge, Mass. p. 611.

Geiger, R. (1965). Mountain, Valley, and Slope, in The Climate Near the Ground. Harvard University Press: Cambridge, Mass.

Gibbs, H.L., P.R. Grant, and J. Weiland (1984). Breeding of Darwin’s Finches at an unusually early age in an El Nino year. Auk, 101(4): 872-874.

Gordon, J.E., et al. (1998). Environmental sensitivity and conservation management in the Cairngorm Mountains, Scotland. Ambio, 27(4): 335-344.

Goudie, A. (1990). The Human Impact on the Natural Environment. 3rd ed. Cambridge: The MIT Press.

Grabherr, G., M. Gottfried, and G. Pauli (1994). Climate effects on mountain plants. Nature, 369: 448.

Graham, P.L., et al. (1991). Ecological risk assessment at the regional scale. Ecol. Appl., 1(2): 196-206.

Green, G.H., J.J.D. Greenwood, and C.J. Lloyd (1977). The influence of snow condition on the date of breeding of wading birds in north-east Greenland. Journal of Zoology, 183: 311-328.

Greenland, D. (1989). The climate of Niwot Ridge, Front Range, Colorado, U.S.A. Arctic and Alpine Research, 21(4): 380-391.

Hebda, R.J. (1997). Impact of climate change on biogeoclimatic zones of British Columbia and Yukon, in Responding to global climate change in British Columbia and Yukon, E. Taylor, Taylor, B., Editor. Environment Canada, Pacific and Yukon Region: Vancouver. p. 13-1-13-15.

Hipfner, J.M., et al. (1999). Seasonal declines in replacement egg-laying in long-lived, Arctic seabird: costs of late breeding or variation in female quality? Journal of Animal Ecology, 68: 988-998.

Hogg, I.D., J.M. Eadie, and Y. de Lafontaine (1998). Atmospheric Change and the Diversity of Aquatic Invertebrates: Are We Missing the Boat?Environmental Monitoring and Protection, 49: 291-301.

Hogg, I.D., et al. (1995). The Consequences of Global Warming for Stream Invertebrates: A Field Simulation. Journal of Thermal Biology, 20(1): 199-206.

Holling, C.S. (1992). Cross-scale morphology, geometry, and dynamics of ecosystems. Ecol. Monogr., 62(4): 447-502.

Holroyd, G.L. and E.G. Beaubien (1996).Some possible effects of atmospheric change on wildlife. inEcosystem effects of atmospheric change. Pointe Claire, Quebec.

Hughes, L. (2000). Biological consequences of global warming: is the signal already apparent?TREE, 15(2): 56-61.

Inouye, D.W., et al. (2000). Climate change is affecting altitudinal migrants and hibernating species.Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, 97(4): 1630-1633.

Inouye, D.W. and A.D. McGuire (1991). Effects of snowpack on timing and abundance of flowering in Delphinium nelsonii (Ranunculaceae): implications for climate change. American Journal of Botany, 78(7): 997-1001.

Jablonski, D. (1991). Extinction: a paleontological perspective. Science, 253: 754-757.

Jarvinen, A. (1989). Patterns and causes of long-term variation in reproductive traits of the Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca in Finnish Lapland. Ornis Fennica, 66: 24-31.

Jarvinen, A. (1995). Effects of climate change on mountain bird populations, in Potential ecological effects of climate change in the Alps and Fennoscandian Mountains, G.e. al., Editor. Conservation Land Biology: Geneva.

Jarvinen, A. (1995). Effects of climate change on mountain bird populations, in Potential ecological impacts of climate change in the Alps and Fennoscandian mountains, A. Guisan, Editor. Conservatoire et jardin botaniques de la ville de Genève: Genève. p. 73-74.

Järvinen, A. (1994). Global warming and egg size of birds. Ecography, 17(1): 108-110.

Järvinen, A. and R.A. Väisänen (1983). Egg size and related reproductive traits in a southern passerine Ficedula hypoleuca in an extreme northern environment. Ornis Scandinavica, 14: 253-262.

Johnson, E.A. and C.P.S. Larsen (1991). Climatically induced change in fire frequency in the southern Canadian Rockies. Ecology, 72(1): 194-201.

Jorgensen, E. and A.S. Blix (1985). Effects of climate and nutrition on growth and survival of Willow Ptarmigan chicks. Ornis Scandinavica, 16: 99-107.

Josenhans, H., et al. (1997). Early humans and rapidly changing Holocene sea levels in the Queen Charlotte Islands: Hecate Strait, British Columbia, Canada. Science, 277: 71-74.

Korner, C. (2000). The alpine life zone under global change. Gayana Botanica, 57(1): 1-17.

Krapu, G. (1977). Pintail reproduction hampered by snowfall and agriculture. Wilson Bull., 89(1): 154-157.

Langvatn, R., S.D. Albon, T. Burkey, and T.H. Clutton-Brock (1996). Climate, plant phenology and variation in age of first reproduction in a temperate herbivore. Journal of Animal Ecology, 65: 653-670.

Lazare, M. (1996).Modeling future climates. in Ecosystem effects of atmospheric change. Pointe Claire, Quebec.

Little, R.L., D.L. Peterson, and L.L. Conquest (1994). Regeneration of subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa) following fire: effects of climate and other factors. Canadian Journal of Forestry Research, 24: 934-944.

Luckman, B.H. (1998). Landscape and climate change in the central Canadian Rockies during the 20th century. The Canadian Geographer, 42(4): 319-336.

Lynch, M. and R. Lande (1993). Evolution and extinction in response to environmental change, inBiotic Interactions and Global Change, P.M. Kareiva, J.G. Kingsolver, and R.B. Huey, Editors. Sinauer Associates Inc.: Sunderland, Massachusetts.

MacGillivray, C.W., J.P. Grime, and I.S.P.I. Team (1995). Testing predictions of the resistance and resilience of vegetation subjected to extreme events. Func. Ecol., 9: 640-649.

Martin, K. (2001). Wildlife communities of alpine and subalpine habitats, in Wildlife-habitat relationships in Oregon and Washington, D. Johnson and T.A. O’Neil, Editors. Oregon University Press. p. 239-260.

Mattson, D.J. and M.M. Reid (1991). Conservation of the Yellowstone grizzly bear. Conserv. Biol., 5: 364-372.

Mayfield, H. (1978). Undependable breeding condition in the Red Phalarope. The Auk, 95: 590-592.

McCleery, R.H. and C.M. Perrins (1998). …temperature and egg-laying trends. Nature, 391: 30-31.

McKay, G.A., B.F. Findlay, and H.A. Thompson (1969). A climatic perspective of tundra areas.Conference on Productivity and Conservation in Northern Circumpolar Lands,: 37 pp.

Menzel, A. and P. Fabian (1999). Growing season extended in Europe. Nature, 397: 659.

Millar, C.I. and W.B. Woolfenden (1999). The role of climate change in interpreting historical variability. Ecological Applications, 9(4): 1207-1216.

Mooney, H.A. (1991). Biological response to climate change: An agenda for research. Ecol. Appl., 1(2): 112-117.

Morrison, M. (1996).Impacts of ultraviolet-B radiation on plants. in Ecosystem effects of atmospheric change. Pointe Claire.

Nol, E., M.S. Blanken, and L. Flynn (1997). Sources of variation in clutch size, egg size and clutch completion dates of Semipalmated Plovers in Churchill, Manitoba. Condor, 99: 389-396.

Oechel, W.C. and G.L. Vourlitis (1994). The effect of climate change on land-atmosphere feedbacks in arctic tundra regions. TREE, 9(9): 324-329.

Parmesan, C., et al. (1999). Poleward shifts in geographical ranges of butterfly species associated with regional warming. Nature, 399: 579-583.

Pastor, J. and W.M. Post (1988). Response of northern forests to C02-induced climate change.Nature, 334: 55-58.

Peltier, W.R., et al. (1987). The RSC global change program., Royal Society of Canada.

Peteet, D.M. (1987). Paleoenvironmental Shift in Maritime Canada Parallels Europe. TREE, 2(4): 86-87.

Prowse, T.D. (1996).Components of the Cryosphere. in Ecosystem Effects of Atmospheric Change. Pointe Claire, Québec.

Raveling, D.G. (1978). The timing of egglaying by northern geese.Auk, 95(2): 294-303.

Risser, P.G., J. Lubchenco, and S.A. Levin (1991). Biological research priorities-a sustainable biosphere. BioScience, 14: 625-627.

Robertson, G.J. (1995). Annual variation in Common Eider egg size: effects of temperature, clutch size, laying date, and laying sequence. Can. J. Zool., 73: 1579-1587.

Robinson, P. (1996).Simulating future climates: converting model outputs to useful information. inEcosystem effects of atmospheric change. Pointe Claire, Quebec.

Rochefort, R.M., et al. (1994). Changes in sub-alpine tree distribution in western North America: a review of climatic and other causal factors. The Holocene, 4(1): 89-100.

Romme, W.H. and M.G. Turner (1991). Implications of global climate change for biogeographic patterns in the greater Yellowstone ecosystem. Conservation Biology, 5: 373-386.

Sillett, T.S., R.T. Holmes, and T.W. Sherry (2000). Impacts of a global climate cycle on population dynamics of a migratory songbird. Science, 288: 2040-2042.

Sinclair, A.R.E. (1978). Factors affecting the food supply and breeding season of resident birds and movements of Palaearctic migrants in a tropical African savannah. Ibis, 120: 480-497.

Stewart, R.B. (1996).Forests (climate change impacts on forestry). in Ecosystem effects of atmospheric change. Pointe Claire, Quebec.

Stokoe, P. (Socio-economic assessment of the physical and ecological impacts of climate change on the marine environment of the Atlantic region of Canada – Phase I., School for Resources and Environmental Studies.

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Svensson, S. (1986). Number of pairs, timing of egg-laying and clutch size in a subalpine sand martin Riparia riparia colony, 1968-1985. Ornis Scandinavica, 17: 221-229.

Taylor, B. (1998). Effect of El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) on British Columbia and Yukon winter weather., Aquatic and Atmospheric Science Division, Pacific and Yukon Region, Environment Canada.

Thomas, C.D. and J.J. Lennon (1999). Birds extend their ranges northward. Nature, 399: 213.

Thompson, D.B.A., et al. (1996). Recent changes in breeding bird populations in the Cairngorms.Botanical Journal of Scotland, 48(1): 99-110.

Various (1997). The Canada country study: climate impacts and adaptation, British Columbia and Yukon summary., Environment Canada: Vancouver. p. 8.

Visser, M.E., et al. (1998). Warmer springs lead to mistimed reproduction in great tits (Parus major ). Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, 265: 1867-1870.

Walker, M.D., et al. (1994). Effects of interannual climate variation on aboveground phytomass in alpine vegetation. 75(2): 393-408.

Walker, P.A. (1990). Modelling wildlife distributions using a geographic information system: kangaroos in relation to climate. J. Biogeog., 17: 279-289.

Watson, A. (1973). Molts of wild Scottish ptarmigan, Lagopus mutus, in relation to sex, climate and status. Journal of Zoology (London), 171: 207-223.

Webb, D.R. (1987). Thermal tolerance of avian embryos: a review. Condor, 89: 874-898.

Wiebe, K.L. and K. Martin (1997). Effects of predation, body condition and temperature on incubation rhythms of white-tailed ptarmigan Lagopus leucurus. Wildlife Biology, 3(3/4): 219-227.