Division of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) Publication Details

Behavioral plasticity in a variable environment: Snow depth and habitat interactions drive deer movement in winter

  • Reference: Gilbert, S. L., K. J. Hundertmark, D. K. Person, M. S. Lindberg, and M. S. Boyce. 2017. Behavioral plasticity in a variable environment: Snow depth and habitat interactions drive deer movement in winter. Journal of Mammalogy 98(1):246-259. https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyw167
  • Audiences: Wildlife Manager
  • Authors: Mark S. Boyce, Sophie L. Gilbert, Kris J. Hundertmark, Mark S. Lindberg, David K. Person
  • Funding Sources:
  • Grants:
  • GMUs or Areas: 02
  • Keywords: habitat selection, winter, Sitka black-tailed deer, Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis, snow depth, vegetation, old-growth
  • Link: https://doi.org/10.1093/jmammal/gyw167 (Offsite)
  • Partners: U.S. Forest Service, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, National Science Foundation
  • Primary Authors: Sophie L. Gilbert
  • Programs: Wildlife Research
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  • Publication Types: Journal Article/External Publication
  • Regions: Region I - Southeast Alaska
  • Species: Sitka Black-tailed Deer
  • Species Categories: Big Game, Mammal
  • Title: Behavioral plasticity in a variable environment: Snow depth and habitat interactions drive deer movement in winter
  • Topics: Habitat, Research, Behavioral Ecology
  • Year: 2017

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