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    • Maternal Androgens Increase Sibling Aggression, Dominance, and Competitive Ability in the Siblicidal Black-Legged Kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) 

      Müller, Martina S.; Roelofs, Yvonne; Erikstad, Kjell E; Groothuis, Ton G.G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2012)
      Animals and plants routinely produce more offspring than they can afford to rear. Mothers can favour certain young by conferring on them competitive advantages such as a leading position in the birth sequence, more resources ...
    • Maternal inheritance influences homing and growth of hybrid offspring between wild and farmed Atlantic salmon 

      Jonsson, Bror; Jonsson, Nina (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017)
    • Maturation in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, Salmonidae): a synthesis of ecological, genetic, and molecular processes 

      Mobley, Kenyon B.; Aykanat, Tutku; Czorlich, Yann; House, Andrew; Kurko, Johanna; Miettinen, Antti; Moustakas-Verho, Jacqueline; Salgado, Andrés; Sinclair-Waters, Marion; Verta, Jukka-Pekka; Primmer, Craig R. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Over the past decades, Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar, Salmonidae) has emerged as a model system for sexual maturation research, owing to the high diversity of life history strategies, knowledge of trait genetic architecture, ...
    • Maximum likelihood estimation for randomized shortest paths with trajectory data 

      Kivimäki, Ilkka; Van Moorter, Bram; Panzacchi, Manuela; Saramäki, Jari; Saerens, Marco (Journal article, 2020)
      Randomized shortest paths (RSPs) are tool developed in recent years for different graph and network analysis applications, such as modelling movement or flow in networks. In essence, the RSP framework considers the ...
    • Melittobia acasta (Walker, 1839) (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Eulophidae, Tetrastichinae) recorded in Norway 

      Staverløkk, Arnstein; Kim, Il-Kwon (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Melittobia acasta (Walker, 1839) is reported for the first time in Norway. The species is known for its extreme sexual dimorphism and for parasitizing various hymenopterans in bee nesting sites. Comments on biology and ...
    • Memory effects on movement behavior in animal foraging 

      Bracis, Chloe; Gurarie, E.; Van Moorter, Bram; Goodwin, R Andrew (Peer reviewed; Journal article; Journal article, 2015)
    • Mercury exposure, stress and prolactin secretion in an Arctic seabird: an experimental study 

      Tartu, Sabrina; Bustamante, Paco; Angelier, Frédéric; Lendvai, Adam Z.; Moe, Børge; Blévin, Pierre; Bech, Claus; Gabrielsen, Geir W.; Bustnes, Jan Ove; Chastel, Olivier (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Life-history theory predicts that long-lived organisms should reduce parental effort under inclement environmental conditions in order to favour long-term survival. Seabirds are long-lived top predators often exposed to ...
    • Meta-analysis of landowner participation in voluntary incentive programs for provision of forest ecosystem services 

      Mitani, Yohei; Lindhjem, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Many voluntary incentive programs for provision of forest ecosystem services (ES) have low par-ticipation rates, insufficient enrollment areas, and inefficient ecological outcomes. Understanding participationbehavior in ...
    • Meta-analysis of multidecadal biodiversity trends in Europe 

      Pilotto, Francesca; Kühn, Ingolf; Adrian, Rita; Alber, Renate; Alignier, Audrey; Andrews, Christopher; Bäck, Jaana; Barbaro, Luc; Beaumont, Deborah; Beenaerts, Natalie; Benham, Sue; Boukal, David S.; Bretagnolle, Vincent; Camatti, Elisa; Canullo, Roberto; Cardoso, Patricia G.; Ens, Bruno J.; Everaert, Gert; Evtimova, Vesela V.; Feuchtmayr, Heidrun; García-Gonzále, Ricardo; Gómez García, Daniel; Grandin, Ulf; Gutowski, Jerzy M.; Hadar, Liat; Halada, Lubos; Halassy, Melinda; Hummel, Herman; Huttunen, Kaisa-Leena; Jaroszewicz, Bogdan; Jensen, Thomas Correll; Kalivoda, Henrik; Schmidt, Inger Kappel; Kröncke, Ingrid; Leinonen, Reima; Martinho, Filipe; Meesenburg, Henning; Meyer, Julia; Minerbi, Stefano; Monteith, Don; Nikolov, Boris P.; Oro, Daniel; Ozoliņš, Dāvis; Padedda, Bachisio M.; Pallett, Denise; Pansera, Marco; Pardal, Miguel Ângelo; Petriccione, Bruno; Pipan, Tanja (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Local biodiversity trends over time are likely to be decoupled from global trends, as local processes may compensate or counteract global change. We analyze 161 long-term biological time series (15–91 years) collected ...
    • Metapopulation regulation acts at multiple spatial scales: Insights from a century of seabird colony census data 

      Jeglinski, Jana W.E.; Wanless, Sarah; Murray, Stuart; Barrett, Robert; Gardarsson, Arnthor; Harris, Mike P.; Dierschke, Jochen; Strøm, Hallvard; Lorentsen, Svein-Håkon; Matthiopoulos, Jason (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Density-dependent feedback is recognized as important regulatory mechanisms of population size. Considering the spatial scales over which such feedback operates has advanced our theoretical understanding of metapopulation ...
    • Method Reporting with Initials for Transparency (MeRIT) promotes more granularity and accountability for author contributions 

      Nakagawa, Shinichi; Ivimey-Cook, Edward R.; Grainger, Matthew; O’Dea, Rose E.; Burke, Samantha M.; Drobniak, Szymon M.; Gould, Elliot; Macartney, Erin L.; Robin Martinig, April; Morrison, Kyle; Paquet, Matthieu; Pick, Joel L.; Pottier, Patrice; Ricolfi, Lorenzo; Wilkinson, David P.; Willcox, Aaron; Williams, Coralie; Wilson, Laura A. B.; Windecker, Saras M.; Yang, Yefeng; Lagisz, Malgorzata (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Contributor Roles Taxonomy (CRediT) has recently changed how author contributions are acknowledged. To extend and complement CRediT, we propose MeRIT, a new way of writing the Methods section using the author’s initials ...
    • Methods for landscape characterisation and mapping: A systematic review 

      Simensen, Trond; Halvorsen, Rune; Erikstad, Lars (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Due to the multidisciplinary nature of landscape research, many different systems and methods for landscape identification and classification exist. This paper provides a systematic review of 54 contemporary landscape ...
    • Methods to quantify avian airspace use in relation to wind energy development 

      Largey, Nicola; Cook, Aonghais; Thaxter, Chris B.; McCluskie, Aly; Stokke, Bård Gunnar; Wilson, Ben; Masden, Elizabeth (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      It is likely that there will continue to be a substantial increase in the number of wind turbines as we aim to meet global energy demands through renewable sources. However, these structures can have adverse impacts on ...
    • Metrics for quantifying how much different threats contribute to red lists of species and ecosystems 

      Sandvik, Hanno; Pedersen, Bård (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2023)
      Red lists are a crucial tool for the management of threatened species and ecosystems. Among the information red lists provide, the threats affecting the listed species or ecosystem, such as pollution or hunting, are of ...
    • MIAT: Modular R-wrappers for flexible implementation of MaxEnt distribution modelling 

      Mazzoni, Sabrina; Halvorsen, Rune; Bakkestuen, Vegar (Journal article, 2015)
    • MICESE: A New Method Used for the Formulation of Key Messages from the Scientific Community for the EU Post 2020 Biodiversity Strategy 

      Gosselin, Fréderic; Galanaki, Antonia; Vandewalle, Marie; van Dijk, Jiska Joanneke; Varumo, Liisa; Ventocilla, Jorge; Watt, Allan; Young, Juliette (Journal article, 2020)
      The European Union (EU) 2020 Biodiversity strategy will soon come to an end and may not have been as successful as envisioned. In the current context of the global biodiversity crisis, the European Commission, the research ...
    • Migrating silver eels return from the sea to the river of origin after a false start 

      Tambets, Meelis; Kärgenberg, Einar; Järvalt, Ain; Økland, Finn; Kristensen, Martin Lykke; Koed, Anders; Bernotas, Priit (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      The European eel’s singular spawning migration from European waters towards the Sargasso Sea remains elusive, including the early phase of migration at sea. During spawning migration, the movement of freshwater resident ...
    • Migration in geographic and ecological space by a large herbivore 

      Peters, Wibke Erika Brigitta; Hebblewhite, Mark; Mysterud, Atle; Spitz, Derek; Focardi, Stefano; Urbano, Ferdinando; Morellet, Nicolas; Heurich, Marco; Kjellander, Petter; Linnell, John Durrus; Cagnacci, Francesca (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Partial migration, when only part of the population migrates seasonally while the other part remains resident on the shared range, is the most common form of migration in ungulates. Migration is often defined by spatial ...
    • Migration of Atlantic salmon post-smolts in a fjord with high infestation pressure of salmon lice 

      Halttunen, Elina; Gjelland, Karl Øystein; Glover, Kevin; Johnsen, Ingrid Askeland; Serra-Llinares, Rosa-Maria; Skaala, Øystein; Nilsen, Rune; Bjørn, Pål Arne; Karlsen, Ørjan; Finstad, Bengt; Skilbrei, Ove Tommy (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Understanding Atlantic salmon Salmo salar post-smolt coastal migration behaviour is crucial for predicting their exposure to ecological challenges such as the parasite salmon louse Lepeophtheirus salmonis. We compared the ...
    • Migration patterns of Upland Sandpipers in the western hemisphere 

      Hill, Jason M.; Sandercock, Brett; Renfrew, Rosalind B. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Integrated models of the ecology of migratory species require tracking of individual migratory organisms throughout the annual cycle. Here, we report the first information on the movement patterns of nine Upland Sandpipers ...