BOOKS

Gibbs, J. P., M. L. Hunter, Jr., and E. J. Sterling. 2008. Problem-solving in conservation biology and wildlife management, 2nd edition. Blackwell Science, Inc. 315 pages.

Hunter, M. L., and J. P. Gibbs.  2007. Fundamentals of conservation biology, 3rd edition.  Blackwell Science. 516 pages.

Gibbs, J. P., A. R. Breisch, P. K. Ducey, G. Johnson, J. L. Behler, R. Bothner.  2007. Amphibians and reptiles of New York State: Identification, natural history and conservation.  Oxford University Press. 504 pages.

C. L. Elzinga, D. W. Salzer, J. W. Willoughby, and J. P. Gibbs.  2001.  Monitoring plant and animal populations. Blackwell Science, Inc. 360 pages.

Gibbs, J. P., M. L. Hunter, Jr., and E. J. Sterling. 1998. Problem-solving in conservation biology and wildlife management. Blackwell Science, Inc. 215 pages.

 

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Tierney, GL, D Faber-Langendoen, BR Mitchell, WG Shriver, JP Gibbs. 2009.  Monitoring and evaluating the ecological integrity of forest ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (in press).

Chiari,Y. C. Hyseni, T. H. Fritts, S. Glaberman, C. Marquez, J. P. Gibbs, J. Claude, A. Caccone. Morphometrics parallel genetics in a newly discovered and endangered taxon of Galápagos tortoise. PLoS One (in press).

Karraker, N. E., J. P. Gibbs.  Amphibian production in forested landscapes in relation to wetland hydroperiod: A case study of vernal pools and beaver ponds. Biological Conservation (In press).

Popescu, V. and J. P. Gibbs.  Interactions between climate, beaver activity, and pond occupancy of the cold-adapted mink frog in New York State, USA. Biological Conservation (in press)

R. D. Semlitsch, S. M. Blomquist, A. J.K. Calhoun, J. W. Gibbons, J. P. Gibbs, G. J. Graeter, E. B. Harper, D. J. Hocking, M. L. Hunter, Jr., D. A. Patrick, T.A.G. Rittenhouse, B. B. Rothermel, and B. D. Todd.  Effects of timber management on amphibian populations: understanding mechanisms from forest experiments.  BioScience (in press).

Gibbs, J. P., E. J. Sterling, and F. J. Zabala, Giant tortoises as ecological engineers: A long-term quasi-experiment in the Galápagos Islands. Biotropica (in press).

Patrick, D. A. and J. P. Gibbs.  Snake occurrences in grassland associated with road versus forest edges. J. Herpetology (in press).

D. H. Johnson, J. P. Gibbs, M. Herzog, S. Lor, N. D. Niemuth, C. A. Ribic, M. Seamans, T. L. Shaffer, W. G. Shriver, S. Stehman, and W. L. Thompson, A sampling design framework for monitoring secretive marshbirds. Waterbirds (in press).

Zuckerberg, B., and J. P. Gibbs.  2009. Overcoming “analysis paralysis,” Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9:505-506

Lin, J., Gibbs, J.P., and Smart, L.B. 2009.  Population genetic structure of native versus naturalized sympatric shrub willows. Amer. J. Bot. 96:771-785

Karraker, N. E., J. P. Gibbs, and J. R. Vonesh.  2008. Impacts of road de-icing salt on the demography of vernal pool-breeding amphibians.  Ecological Applications 18:724–734

Woltz, H. W., J. P. Gibbs, and P. K. Ducey. 2008.  Road crossing structures for amphibians and reptiles: Informing design through behavioral analysis. Biological Conservation.  In press.

Gibbs, J. P. and M. Reed.  2007.  Population and genetic linkages of vernal-pool associated amphibians.  In Science and Conservation of Vernal Pools in Northeastern North America (A. Calhoun and P. DeMaynadier, eds.).  CRC Press, Pp 149-167.

Gibbs, J. P., C. Marquez, and E. J. Sterling.  2008.  The role of endangered species reintroduction in ecosystem restoration: Tortoise-cactus interactions on Española Island, Galápagos.  Restoration Ecology 16:88-93.

Russello, M. A., C. Hyseni, J. P. Gibbs, S. Cruz, C. Marquez, W. Tapia, P. Velensky, J. R. Powell, and A. Caccone. 2007. Lineage identification of Galapagos tortoises in captivity worldwide. Animal Conservation 10:304-311.

Russello, M. A., L. B. Beheregaray, J. P. Gibbs, T. Fritts, N. Havill, J. R Powell, A. Caccone.  2007.  Lonesome George is not alone among Galápagos tortoises. Current Biology 17:R317-8

Shriver, W. G., P. D. Vickery, T. P. Hodgman, and J. P. Gibbs. 2007. Flood tides affect breeding ecology of two sympatric sharp-tailed sparrows. Auk 124:552-560.

Steen, D. A., M. J. Aresco, S. G. Beilke, B. W. Compton, E. P. Condon, C. K. Dodd, H. Forrester, J. W. Gibbons, J. L. Greene, G. Johnson, T. A. Langen, M. J. Oldham, D. N. Oxier, R. A. Saumure, F. W. Schueler, J. M. Sleeman, L. L. Smith, J. K. Tucker, J. P. Gibbs. 2006. Relative vulnerability of female turtles to road mortality. Animal Conservation 9:269-273.

Sterling, E. J., N. Bynum, J. P. Gibbs, and A. L. Porzecanski.  2006.  Constuyendo capacidades para la biodiversidad en paises tropicales: La Red de Educadores y Profesionaeles de la Conservacion (REPC).  Revista Ambiente y Dessarollo de CIPMA 21:40-46.

Steen, D. A., J. P. Gibbs, S. T. A. Timmermans. 2006. Assessing the sensitivity of wetland bird communities to hydrologic change in the eastern Great Lakes region. Wetlands 26:605-611.

Gibbs, J. P., and N. E. Karraker, 2006. Effects of warming conditions in eastern North American forests on red-backed salamander morphology. Conservation Biology 20:913-917.

Ciofi, C., G. A. Wilson, L. B. Beheregaray, C. Marquez, J. P. Gibbs, W. Tapia, H. L. Snell, A. Caccone, J. R. Powell. 2006. Phylogeographic history and gene flow among giant Galapagos tortoises on southern Isabela Island. Genetics 172:1727-1744.

Gibbs, J. P. and W. G. Shriver.  2005. Can road mortality limit populations of pool breeding amphibians?  Wetland Ecology and Management  13:281–289.

Russello, M. A., S. Glaberman, J. P. Gibbs, C. Marquez, J. R. Powell, and A. Caccone. 2005. A cryptic taxon of Galapagos tortoise in conservation peril. Biology Letters 1:287-290.

Gibbs, J. P., K. K. Whiteleather, and F. W. Schueler. 2005. Changes in frog and toad populations over 30 years in New York State. Ecological Applications 15:1148-1157.

Conway, C. J., and J. P. Gibbs. 2005. Effectiveness of call-broadcast surveys for monitoring marsh birds. Auk 122:26-35.

Shriver, W. G., J. P. Gibbs, P. D. Vickery, H. L. Gibbs, T. P. Hodgman, P. T. Jones, and C. N. Jacques. 2005. Concordance between morphological and molecular markers in assessing hybridization between sharp-tailed sparrows in New England. Auk 121:94-107.

Gibbs, J. P., and D. A. Steen. 2005. Trends in sex ratios of turtles in the United States: Implications of road mortality. Conservation Biology 19:552-556.

Steen, D. A., and J. P. Gibbs. 2004. Effects of roads on the structure of freshwater turtle populations. Conservation Biology 18:1143-1148.

Shriver, W. G., T. P. Hodgman, J. P. Gibbs, and P. D. Vickery. 2004. Landscape context influences salt marsh bird diversity and area requirements in New England. Biological Conservation 119:545-553.

Shriver, W. G., and J. P. Gibbs.  2004.  Effects of sea-level rise on the population viability of Seaside Sparrows.  Pp. 397-409 in Species Conservation and Management: Case Studies (Edited by H. R. Akcakaya, M. Burgman, O. Kindvall, C. C. Ward, P. Sjogren-Gulve, J. S. Hatfield and M. A. McCarthy), Oxford University Press.

Milinkovitch, M. C., D. Monteyne, J. P. Gibbs, T. H. Fritts, W. Tapia, H. L. Snell, R. Tiedemann, A. Caccone, and J. R. Powell. 2004. Genetic analysis of a successful repatriation programme: Giant Galapagos Tortoises. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 271:341-345.

Burns, C. E., C. Ciofi, L. B. Beheregaray, T. H. Fritts, J. P. Gibbs, C. Marquez, M. C. Milinkovitch, J. R. Powell, and A. Caccone. 2003. The origin of captive Galapagos tortoises based on DNA analysis: implications for the management of natural populations. Animal Conservation 6:329-337.

Márquez, C., H. Vargas, H. Snell, A. Mauchamp, J. Gibbs and W. Tapia.  2003.  ¿Por qué tan pocas Opuntia en la isla Española-Galápagos?  Ecología Aplicada 2:21-29.

Gibbs, J. P., W. G. Shriver, and H. Vargas. 2003. An assessment of a Galapagos Rail population over thirteen years (1986 to 2000). Journal of Field Ornithology 74:136-140.

Rosenbaum, H. C., M. T. Weinrich, S. A. Stoleson, J. P. Gibbs, C. S. Baker, and R. DeSalle. 2002. The effect of differential reproductive success on population genetic structure: Correlations of life history with matrilines in humpback whales of the Gulf of Maine. Journal of Heredity 93:389-399.

Beheregaray, L. B., C. Ciofi, A. Caccone, J. P. Gibbs, and J. R. Powell. 2003. Genetic divergence, phylogeography and conservation units of giant tortoises from Santa Cruz and Pinzon, Galapagos Islands. Conservation Genetics 4:31-46.

Gibbs, J. P., and W. G. Shriver. 2002. Estimating the effects of road mortality on turtle populations. Conservation Biology 16:1647-1652.

Caccone, A., G. Gentile, J. P. Gibbs, T. H. Fritts, H. L. Snell, J. Betts, and J. R. Powell. 2002. Phylogeography and history of giant Galapagos tortoises. Evolution 56:2052-2066.

Ciofi, C., M. C. Milinkovitch, J. P. Gibbs, A. Caccone, and J. R. Powell. 2002. Microsatellite analysis of genetic divergence among populations of giant Galapagos tortoises. Molecular Ecology 11:2265-2283.

Herkert, J.R., D.E. Kroodsma, and J.P Gibbs. 2001. Sedge wren (Cistothorus platensis). In The Birds of North America, No. 582:1-20 (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds.).

Gibbs, J. P., and A. R. Breisch.  2001.  Climate warming and the calling phenology of frogs near Ithaca, New York, 1900-1999.  Conservation Biology 15:1175-1178.

Gibbs, J. P.  2001. Demography versus habitat fragmentation as determinants of genetic variation in wild populations.  Biological Conservation 100:15-20.

Bedford, B.L., D.J. Leopold, and J.P. Gibbs. 2000. Wetland biodiversity. Pp. 781-804 in Encyclopedia of Biodiversity, Academic Press, San Diego.

Gibbs, J. P., and G. D. Amato. 2000. Genetics and demography in turtle conservation. Pp. 207-217 in Turtle conservation (M. W. Klemens, ed.). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. (Invited)

Gibbs, J. P.  2000.  Monitoring populations.  Pp. 213-247 in Research techniques in animal ecology: controversies and consequences (L. Boitani & T. Fuller, eds.).  Columbia University Press, New York.

Gibbs, J. P., and E. J. Stanton. 2000. Habitat fragmentation and arthropod community change: Carrion beetles, phoretic mites, and flies.  Ecological Applications 11:79-85.

Hall, C. A. S., P. W. Jones, T. M. Donovan, and J. P. Gibbs.  2000.  The implications of mainstream economics for wildlife conservation.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 28, 16-25.

Gibbs, J. P.  2000.  Wetland loss and biodiversity conservation.  Conservation Biology 14:314-317.

Caccone, A., J. P. Gibbs, V. Ketmaier, E. Suitoni, and J. R. Powell.  1999.  Origin and evolutionary relationships of giant Galápagos tortoises.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 96: 13223‑13228.

Gibbs, J. P., H. L. Snell, and C. A. Causton.  1999.  Effective monitoring for adaptive wildlife management: lessons from the Galápagos Islands.  Journal of Wildlife Management 63:1055-1065. (Invited)

Gibbs, J. P., S. Droege, and P. Eagle. 1998. Monitoring populations of plants and animals. BioScience 48:935‑940.

Gibbs, J. P. 1998. Genetic structure of redback salamander (Plethodon cinereus) populations in fragmented and unfragmented forests. Biological Conservation 86:77‑81.

Gibbs, J. P. 1998. Distribution of woodland amphibians along a forest fragmentation gradient. Landscape Ecology 16:263‑268.

Gibbs, J. P., and L. K. Kinkel.  1997.  Determinants of the size and location of Great Blue Heron colonies.  Colonial Waterbirds 20:1-7.

Melvin, S.M., and J.P. Gibbs. 1996. Sora (Porzana carolina). In A. Poole and F. Gill, eds. The Birds of North America, No. 250. The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, and the American Ornithologists' Union, Washington, DC.

Clark, T. W., J. P. Gibbs, and P. W. Goldstraw.  1995. Some demographics of the extirpation from the wild of eastern barred bandicoots (Perameles gunnii) in 1988‑1991, near Hamilton, Victoria, Australia.  Wildlife Research 22:289‑297.

Gibbs, J. P.  1995.  Hydrologic needs of wetland animals.  Encyclopedia of Environmental Biology (W. A. Nierenberg, ed.), Academic Press.  Vol. 2:267‑276.

Gibbs. J. P.  1995.  Population viability analysis.  Pages 140‑143 in M. L. Hunter, Jr.,  Fundamentals of Conservation Biology.  Blackwell Science, Inc.

Kellert, S. R., J. P. Gibbs, T. Wohlgenant.  1995. Canadian perceptions of commercial fisheries management and marine mammal conservation in the northwest Atlantic Ocean.  Anthrozoös 8:20‑30.

J. R. Powell, and J. P. Gibbs. 1995.  A report from Galápagos.  Trends in Ecology and Evolution  10:351‑354.

Beissinger, S. R., and J. P. Gibbs.  1995.  Monitoring and science: comfortable bedfellows. Conservation Biology  9:465‑467.

Gibbs, J. P.  1995.  MONITOR: software for estimating the power of population monitoring programs to detect trends in plant and animal abundance.  Exeter Software, Setauket, New York (converted to freeware and distributed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service as of Feb. 1996).

Melvin, S. M., and J. P. Gibbs.  1994.  Sora.  Pages 209‑218 in Migratory Shore and Upland Game Bird Management in North America (T. C. Tacha and C. E. Braun, eds.). International Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, Washington, D.C.

Saberwal, V. K., J. P. Gibbs, Ravi Chellam, and A. J. T. Johnsingh.  1994.  Lion‑human conflict in the Gir Forest, India.  Conservation Biology  8:501‑507.

Beissinger, S. R., and J. P. Gibbs.  1993.  Are variable environments stochastic?  A review of methods to quantify environmental predictability.  Pages 132‑146 in Adaptation in stochastic environments (J. Yoshimura and C. Clark, eds.).  Springer‑Verlag, New York.

Gibbs, J. P.  1993.  Importance of small wetlands for the persistence of local populations of wetland animals.  Wetlands  13:25‑31.

Gibbs, J. P., M. L. Hunter, and S. M. Melvin.  1993.  Snag availability and communities of cavity nesting birds in tropical versus temperate forests.  Biotropica  25:236‑241.

Gibbs, J. P., and S. M. Melvin.  1993.  Call‑response surveys for monitoring breeding waterbirds. Journal of Wildlife Management  7:27‑34.

Gibbs, James P. and Daniel G. Wenny.  1993.  Song output as a population estimator: effect of male pairing status. Journal of Field Ornithology 64:316-322.

Gibbs, J. P.; F. A. Reid and S. M. Melvin.  Least Bittern. Birds of North America 17:1-12. 1992. (Poole, A.; Gill, F., editors).

Gibbs, J. P.; S. Melvin and F. A. Reid.  American Bittern. Birds of North America 18:1-12. 1992. (Poole, A.; Gill, F., editors).

Gibbs, James P., W. Gregory Shriver, and Scott M. Melvin.  1991.  Spring and summer records of the yellow rail in Maine.  Journal of Field Ornithology,  62(4): 509-516.

Gibbs, J. P.  1991.  Spatial relationships between nesting colonies and foraging areas of great blue herons.  Auk  108:764‑770.

Gibbs, J. P., J. R. Longcore, D. G. McCauley, and J. K. Ringelman.  1991.  Use of wetland habitats by selected nongame water birds in Maine.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Fish and Wildlife Research 9. 57 pp.

Gibbs, J. P.  1991.  Avian nest predation rates in tropical lowland wet forest: an experimental study.  Oikos  60:155‑161.

Gibbs, J. P., and J. Faaborg.  1989.  Estimating the viability of Kentucky Warbler and Ovenbird populations in forest fragments.  Conservation Biology 4:193‑196.

Longcore, J. R. and J. P. Gibbs.  1988.  Distribution and numbers of American black ducks along the Maine coast during the severe winter of 1980-1981. Pp. 377-389 In Waterfowl in winter, (M. W. Weller, editor).  University of Minnesota Press.

Gibbs, J. P., S. Woodward, M. L. Hunter, and A. E. Hutchinson.  1987.  Determinants of great blue heron colony distribution in coastal Maine.  Auk 104:38-47.

Gibbs, H. L., S. C. Latta, and J. P. Gibbs.  1987.  Effects of the 1982-83 el Nino event on blue-footed and masked booby populations on Isla Daphne Major, Galápagos.  Condor 89:440-442.

Gibbs, H. L., and J. P. Gibbs.  1987.  Prey robbery by nonbreeding magnificent frigatebirds (Fregata magnificens).  Wilson Bulletin 99:101-104.