Todd Esque
Todd Esque
Research Ecologist, Western Ecological Research Center, US Geological survey
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Effects of subsidized predators, resource variability, and human population density on desert tortoise populations in the Mojave Desert, USA
TC Esque, KE Nussear, KK Drake, AD Walde, KH Berry, ...
Endangered Species Research 12 (2), 167-177, 2010
The importance of physiological ecology in conservation biology
CR Tracy, KE Nussear, TC Esque, K Dean-Bradley, CR Tracy, ...
Integrative and Comparative Biology 46 (6), 1191-1205, 2006
Effects of desert wildfires on desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) and other small vertebrates
TC Esque, CR Schwalbe, LA Defalco, RB Duncan, TJ Hughes
The Southwestern Naturalist 48 (1), 103-111, 2003
Multiscale connectivity and graph theory highlight critical areas for conservation under climate change
TE Dilts, PJ Weisberg, P Leitner, MD Matocq, RD Inman, KE Nussear, ...
Ecological Applications 26 (4), 1223-1237, 2016
Range and habitats of the desert tortoise
DJ Germano, RB Bury, TC Esque, TH Fritts, PA Medica
Biology of North American Tortoises 13, 73-84, 1994
Seed banks in a degraded desert shrubland: influence of soil surface condition and harvester ant activity on seed abundance
LA DeFalco, TC Esque, JM Kane, MB Nicklas
Journal of Arid Environments 73 (10), 885-893, 2009
Alien plants and fire in desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) habitat of the Mojave and Colorado deserts
ML Brooks, TC Esque
Chelonian Conservation and Biology 4, 330-340, 2002
Comparative phylogeography reveals deep lineages and regional evolutionary hotspots in the M ojave and S onoran Deserts
DA Wood, AG Vandergast, KR Barr, RD Inman, TC Esque, KE Nussear, ...
Diversity and Distributions 19 (7), 722-737, 2013
Comparative phylogeography of a coevolved community: concerted population expansions in Joshua trees and four yucca moths
CI Smith, S Tank, W Godsoe, J Levenick, E Strand, T Esque, O Pellmyr
PloS one 6 (10), e25628, 2011
Short-term soil inorganic N pulse after experimental fire alters invasive and native annual plant production in a Mojave Desert shrubland
TC Esque, JP Kaye, SE Eckert, LA DeFalco, CR Tracy
Oecologia 164, 253-263, 2010
Modeling habitat of the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) in the Mojave and parts of the Sonoran Deserts of California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona
KE Nussear, TC Esque, RD Inman, L Gass, KA Thomas, CSA Wallace, ...
Open-File Report, 2009
Making molehills out of mountains: landscape genetics of the Mojave desert tortoise
BE Hagerty, KE Nussear, TC Esque, CR Tracy
Landscape Ecology 26, 267-280, 2011
Are wildlife detector dogs or people better at finding desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii)
KE Nussear, TC Esque, JS Heaton, ME Cablk, KK Drake, C Valentin, ...
Herpetological Conservation and Biology 3 (1), 103-115, 2008
Disease dynamics during wildlife translocations: disruptions to the host population and potential consequences for transmission in desert tortoise contact networks
CM Aiello, KE Nussear, AD Walde, TC Esque, PG Emblidge, P Sah, ...
Animal Conservation 17, 27-39, 2014
Desert wildfire and severe drought diminish survivorship of the long‐lived Joshua tree (Yucca brevifolia; Agavaceae)
LA DeFalco, TC Esque, SJ Scoles‐Sciulla, J Rodgers
American Journal of Botany 97 (2), 243-250, 2010
Does translocation influence physiological stress in the desert tortoise?
KK Drake, KE Nussear, TC Esque, AM Barber, KM Vittum, PA Medica, ...
Animal Conservation 15 (6), 560-570, 2012
Ingestion of bones, stones and soil by desert tortoises
TC Esque, EL Peters
Research, 105-112, 1994
Divergence in an obligate mutualism is not explained by divergent climatic factors
W Godsoe, E Strand, CI Smith, JB Yoder, TC Esque, O Pellmyr
New Phytologist 183 (3), 589-599, 2009
Host contact and shedding patterns clarify variation in pathogen exposure and transmission in threatened tortoise Gopherus agassizii: implications for disease …
CM Aiello, KE Nussear, TC Esque, PG Emblidge, P Sah, S Bansal, ...
Journal of Animal Ecology 85 (3), 829-842, 2016
Short-term effects of experimental fires on a Mojave Desert seed bank
TC Esque, JA Young, CR Tracy
Journal of Arid Environments 74 (10), 1302-1308, 2010
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