Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Idaho
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Idaho Staff Member


Dr. J. Michael Scott

J. Michael Scott, Unit Leader

Unit Leader
Phone: (208) 885 - 6960
Email: mscott@uidaho.edu

Education

  • Ph D Oregon State University 1973

Biography

Dr. Scott retired June 3, 2011. He was employed by the U.S. Department of Interior since 1974.

Research Interest

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Research Publications Publication Date
Wright, R. G., and J. M. Scott. 1996. Evaluating the ecological suitability of lands for parks and protected areas using Gap Analysis data bases. Pp. 121-132 in R. G. Wright (ed. ) National parks and protected areas: Their role in environmental protection. 449 pp. January 1996
Wiemeyer, S. N., J. M. Scott, M. P. Anderson, P. H. Bloom, and C. J. Stafford. 1988. Environmental Contaminants in California Condors. Journal of Wildlife Management. 52(2):238-247. January 1988
Van Riper, C., and J. M. Scott. 2002. Limiting factors affecting Hawaiian birds. Pp. 221-233. In Scott, J. M., S. Conant, and C. van Riper (editors) 2001. The evolution, ecology, and management of Hawaiian birds: a vanishing avifauna. Studies in Avian Biology No. 22 Allen Press Lawrence, Kansas February 2002
Van Riper, C., S. Conant, and J. M. Scott. 2002. Introduction. Page 14 In Scott, J. M., S. Conant, and C. van Riper (editors) 2001. The evolution, ecology, and management of Hawaiian birds: a vanishing avifauna. Studies in Avian Biology No. 22 Allen Press Lawrence, Kansas February 2002
Tear, T. H., P. KAreiva, P. L. Angermeir, P. Comer, B. Czech, R. Kautz. L. Landon, D. Mehlman, K. Murphy, M. Ruckelshaus, J. M. Scott and G. Wilhere. 2005. How much is enough? The recurrent problem of setting measurable objectives in conservation. Bioscience 55: 835-849. October 2005
Tear, T. H., J. M. Scott, P. H. Hayward, and B. Griffith. 1995. Recovery plans and the Endangered Species Act: Are criticisms supported by data? Conservation Biology 9:182-195. January 1995
Tear, T. H., J. M. Scott, P. H. Hayward, and B. Griffith. 1993. Status and prospects for success of the endangered species act: A look at recovery plans. Science 262:976-977. January 1993
Sykes, P. W., A. K. Kepler, C. B. Kepler, and J. M. Scott. 2000. Kauai Oo (Moho braccatus), Oaha Oo (Moho apicalis), Bishop's Oo (Moho bishopi), Hawaii Oo (Moho nobilis) and Kioea (Chaetoptila angustipluma). In the birds of North America, No. 535. (A. Poole and F. Gill, eds. ) The Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia and the American Ornithologists Union, Washington, D. C. January 2000
Svancara, L.K., J.M. Scott, T.R. Loveland and A.B. Pidgorna. 2009. Assessing the Landscape Context and Conversion Risk of Protected Areas Using Satellite Data Products. Remote Sensing of Environment 113:1357-1369. July 2009
Svancara, L. K., R. Brannon, J. M. Scott, C. R. Groves, R. F. Noss, and R. L. Pressey. 2006. Response from Svancara and colleagues. Bioscience 56:93-94. February 2006
Svancara, L. K., R. Brannon, J. M. Scott, C. R. Groves, R. F. Noss, and R. L. Pressey. 2005. Policy driven versus evidence based conservation: A review of political targtes and biological needs. Bioscience 55:989-995. November 2005
Svancara, L. K., J. M. Scott, D. D. Goble, F. W. Davis, A. Pidgorna, and D. Brewer. 2006 Endangered Species timeline pages in Davis, F. W. Goble, D. D. J. M. Scott2006 August 2006
Svancara, L. K., G. Servheen, W. Melquist, D. Davis and J. M. Scott. 2004. Habitat Restoration Across Large Areas: Assessing Wildlife Responses in the Clearwater Basin, Idaho. Western Journal of Forestry Applications. 19:123-132. March 2004
Stone, C. P., and J. M. Scott. 1985. Hawaii's native ecosystems: A synopsis for the future. Pages 495-534 in: C. P. Stone and J. M. Scott (eds. ), Protection and Management of Terrestrial Hawaiian Ecosystems, University of Hawaii Press. January 1985
Stone, C. P., and J. M. Scott (eds. ) 1985. Hawaii's terrestrial ecosystems protection and management. University of Hawaii Press, Honolulu, Hawaii, 584 pp. January 1985
Stone, C. P., R. L. Walker, J. M. Scott, and P. C. Banko. 1983. Hawaiian Goose Research and Management: Where Do We Go From Here? Elepaio 44:11-15. January 1983
Stoms, D. M., F. W. Davis, C. B. Cogan, M. O. Painho, B. W. Duncan, J. Scepan, and J. M. Scott. 1993. Geographic information system analysis of species sighting data: A case study of the California condor. Conservation Biology 7:148-159. January 1993
Stine, P., F. Davis, B. Csuti, and J. M. Scott. 1996. Comparative utility of vegetation maps of different resolutions for conservation planning. Pp. 210-220. R. Szaro (ed. ), Biodiversity in managed landscapes: Theory and practice. Oxford University Press. January 1996
Sincock, J. L., and J. M. Scott. 1980. Cavity nesting of the Akepa on the Island of Hawaii. Wilson Bull. 92(2):261-263. January 1980
Shaffer, M. L., J. M. Scott and F. Casey. 2002. Noah's options: initial cost estimates of a national system of habitat conservation areas in the United States. Bioscience 52(5): 439-443. August 2002
Scott, J.M., B. Griffith....A. Pidgorna, 2008: National Wildlife Refuges. In: Preliminary review of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research [Julius, S.H., J.M. West (eds.), J.S. Baron....and J.M. Scott (Authors)]. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA, pp. 5-1 to 5-100 June 2008
Scott, J.M. and M.D. Jennings. 1998. Large area mapping of biodiversity. Annals Missouri Botanical Society 81:34-47. August 1998
Scott, J.M. J. Horne and E.O. Garton. 2009. Saving the Hawaii Akepa. Nature. 457:956 February 2009
Scott, J. Michael. 2003. Hot spots, cold spots. American Scientist. 91:384-385 April 2003
Scott, J. Michael. 2002. Endangered Species and the Private Aector: Challenges and Opportunities. Idaho Law Review. 38:294-299. January 2002
Scott, J. M., and P. C. Banko. 2000. The Hawaiian Goose. Pp. 142-146 in R. P. Reading and B. Miller (Eds. ). Endangered Animals: A reference guide to conflicting issues. Greenwood Press Westport, CT. January 2000
Scott, J. M., and J. W. Carpenter. 1987. Release of Captive-Reared or Translocated Endangered Birds: What Do We Need to Know? Auk 104: 544-545. January 1987
Scott, J. M., and J. Schipper. 2005. GAp analysis: a spatial tool for conservation planning. In Principles of Conservation Biology, 3d edition, ed. M. J. Groom, G. K. Meffe and C. R. Carroll, 518-19. Sunderland, Mass. Sinaauer Associates September 2005
Scott, J. M., and J. Rachlow 2006. Science Policy and Scientists. Frontiers in Ecology 4: 68-69. February 2006
Scott, J. M., and J. L. Sincock. 1985. Hawaiian Birds. Pages 549-562 in: A. Eno and R. L. DiSilvestro (eds. ), Audubon Wildlife Report, The National Audubon Society, New York, New York. January 1985
Scott, J. M., and F. L. Ramsey. 1981. Length of count period as a possible source of bias in estimating bird numbers. Pages 409-413 in: C. J. Ralph and J. M. Scott (eds. ), Estimating Numbers of Terrestrial Birds. Studies in Avian Biology 6. January 1981
Scott, J. M., and F. L. Ramsey. 1981. Effects of abundant species on the ability of observers to make accurate counts of birds. Auk 99: 610-613. January 1981
Scott, J. M., and E. O. Garton. 1991. Population estimate of the endangered Black-Capped Vireo. Condor 93:469-470. January 1991
Scott, J. M., and D. Wilcove. 1997. Improving the Future of Endangered Species. Bioscience. 48(6):1-2. July 1997
Scott, J. M., and D. D. Goble 2006. Ongoing threats to endemic species. Science 312:526. April 2006
Scott, J. M., and C. Van Riper. 2002. Status and Trends. Pp 105-107 In Scott, J. M., S. Conant, and C. van Riper (editors) 2001. The evolution, ecology, and management of Hawaiian birds: a vanishing avifauna. Studies in Avian Biology No. 22 Allen Press Lawrence, Kansas February 2002
Scott, J. M., and C. Van Riper III. 2002. Limiting factors: Introduction. page 220. In Scott, J. M., S. Conant, and C. van Riper (editors) 2001. The evolution, ecology, and management of Hawaiian birds: a vanishing avifauna. Studies in Avian Biology No. 22 Allen Press Lawrence, Kansas February 2002
Scott, J. M., and C. J. Ralph. 1988. Quality control of symposia and their published proceedings. Wildl. Soc. Bull. 16:68-74. January 1988
Scott, J. M., and C. J. Ralph. 1981. Introduction. Pages 1-2 in: C. J. Ralph and J. M. Scott (eds. ), Estimating Numbers of Terrestrial Birds. Studies in Avian Biology 6. January 1981
Scott, J. M., and C. B. Kepler. 1985. Distribution and abundance of Hawaiian native birds: A status report. Pages 43-70 in: Stanley A. Temple, (ed. ), Bird Conservation, Vol. 2, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, Wisconsin. January 1985
Scott, J. M., and C. B. Kepler. 1983. Hawaii's upland forests. Science 22:1002. January 1983
Scott, J. M., and B. Csuti. 1997. Noah Worked Two Jobs. Conservation Biology 11:1255-1257. January 1997
Scott, J. M., and B. Csuti. 1997. Gap analysis assessing landscape trends in diversity. Pp. 409-410. in Meffe, G. K. and C. R. Carrol (eds. ) Principles of conservation biology, 2nd edition. Sinauer Associates, Inc. Sunderland, Mass. January 1997
Scott, J. M., and B. Csuti. 1997. Gap Analysis for biodiversity survey and maintenance. Pp. 321-340 in M. L. Reaka-Kudla, D. E. Wilson, and E. O. Wilson (eds. ), Biodiversity II: Understanding and protecting our natural resources. Joseph Henry Press, Washington, D. C. January 1997
Scott, J. M., T. Loveland, K. Gergely, J. Strithold and N. Staus. 2005. National Wildlife Refuge System: Ecological context and integrity. Natural Resources Journal. 44:1041-1066. December 2005
Scott, J. M., T. H. Tear, and L. S. Mills. 1995. Socioeconomics and the recovery of endangered species: Biological assessment in a political world. Conservation Biology 9:214-216. January 1995
Scott, J. M., T. H. Tear, F. Davis (eds. ). 1996. Gap Analysis: A Landscape Approach to Land Management Issues. 400 pp., American Society of Photogrammetric Engineers, Bethesda, Maryland. January 1996
Scott, J. M., S. Mountainspring, F. L. Ramsey, and C. B. Kepler. 1986. Forest bird communities of the Hawaiin Islands: Their dynamics, ecology, and conservation. Studies in Avian Biology 9, 431 pp. January 1996
Scott, J. M., S. Mountainspring, C. van Riper III, C. B. Kepler, J. D. Jacobi, and T. A. Burr. 1984. Annual Variation in the Distribution, Abundance and Habitat Response of the Palila (Loxiodes bailleui). Auk 101:647-664. January 1984
Scott, J. M., S. Conant, and H. D. Pratt, Jr. 1979. Field identification of the Hawaiian creeper on the Island of Hawaii. Western Birds 10(2):71-80. January 1979
Scott, J. M., S. Conant, and C. van Riper III. 2002. Introduction. Pp 1-12 In Scott, J. M., S. Conant, and C. van Riper (editors) 2001. The evolution, ecology, and management of Hawaiian birds: a vanishing avifauna. Studies in Avian Biology No. 22 Allen Press Lawrence, Kansas February 2002
Scott, J. M., S. A. Temple, D. L. Howard, and M. L. Shaffer. 1994. Restoration and management of endangered species. Pages 531-539 in: T. Bookhout (ed. ), Research and Management Techniques for Wildlife and Habitats, 5th edition. January 1994
Scott, J. M., R. Pyle, and R. Coleman. 1983. Records of small white egrets in Hawaii and Samoa with notes on identification. Elepaio 43:79-82. January 1983
Scott, J. M., R. J. F. Abbitt and C. R. Groves. 2001. The United States conservation portfolio: What are we protecting? Conservation Biology in Practice 2:18-19. June 2001
Scott, J. M., P. J. Heglund, M. L. Morrison et al. (editors) 2002. Predicting species occurrences:issues of accuracy and scale. Island Press, Covelo, California 868 pages January 2002
Scott, J. M., M. Murray, R. G. Wright, B. Csuti, and P. Morgan. 2001. Representation of natural vegetation in protected areas: capturing the geographic range. Biodiversity and Conservation 10:1297-1301. October 2001
Scott, J. M., M. Jennings, R. G. Wright, and B. Csuti. 1996. Landscape Approaches to Mapping Biodiversity. BioScience 26(2):77-78. January 1996
Scott, J. M., Janet Rachlow, Robert Lackey 2008. Policy and Position Statements: What is the Role of Professional Societies? October 2008
Scott, J. M., J. L. Sincock, and A. J. Berger. 1980. Records of nests, eggs, nestlings, and cavity nesting of endemic passerine birds in Hawaii. Elepaio 40:163-168. January 1980
Scott, J. M., J. D. Jacobi, and F. L. Ramsey. 1981. Avian Surveys of Large Geographical Areas: A Systematic Approach. Wildlife Society Bulletin 9:190-200. January 1981
Scott, J. M., F. W. Davis, G. McGhie, R. G. Wright, and C. Groves. 2001. Nature Reserves: Do they capture the full range of America's biological diversity? Ecological Applications 11:999-1007. April 2001
Scott, J. M., F. L. Ramsey, and C. B. Kepler. 1981. Distance estimation as a variable in estimating bird numbers from vocalizations. Pp. 334-340. In C. J. Ralph and J. M. Scott (eds. ) Estimating Numbers on Terrestrial Birds. Studies in Avian Biology No. 6. January 1981
Scott, J. M., F. Davis, B. Csuti, R. Noss, B. Butterfield, C. Groves, H. Anderson, S. Caicco, F. D'Erchia, T. C. Edwards, Jr., J. Ulliman, and R. G. Wright. 1993. Gap Analysis: A geographic approach to protection of biological diversity. Wildlife Monograph, No. 123:1-41. January 1993
Scott, J. M., E. T. La Roe III and M. D. Jennings. 1995. Gap Analysis: a geographic approach to planning for biological diversity. Page 462 In. E. T. La Roe III., G. S. Farris, C. E. Puckett, P. D. Dorand and M. J. Mac (eds. ): Our living resources U. S. Dept. of Interior, National Biological Service, Washington D. C. January 1995
Scott, J. M., E. D. Ables, T. C. Edwards, Jr., R. L. Eng., T. A. Gavin, L. D. Harris, J. B. Haufler, W. M. Healy, F. L. Knopf, O. Torgerson and H. P. Weeks, Jr. 1995. Conservation of biological diversity: perspectives and the future for the wildlife profession. Wildlife Soc. Bull. 23:645-657. January 1995
Scott, J. M., D. Murray, and B. Griffith. 1999. Lynx Re-Introduction. Science 286:49-50. January 1999
Scott, J. M., D. D. Goble, and F. W. Davis (Eds). 2006. The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Conserving Biodiversity in Human Dominated Landscapes. Island Press, Covelo, California. August 2006
Scott, J. M., D. D. Goble, J. A. Wiens, D. S. Wilcove, M. Bean and T. Male. 2006. Recovery of Imperiled Species Under the Endangered Species Act: The Need for a New Approach. Frontiers in Ecology 7:383-389. October 2006
Scott, J. M., D. D. Goble, J. A. Wiens, D. S. Wilcove, M. Bean and T. Male 2005. Recovery of imperiled Secies under the Endangered Species Act: The Need for a New Approach. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3:383-389. September 2005
Scott, J. M., Conant S., and Van Riper, C. (editors) 2002. The Evolution, Ecology, and Management of Hawaiian Birds: A Vanishing Avifauna. Studies in Avian Biology No. 22, Allen Press Lawrence, Kansas February 2002
Scott, J. M., C. P. Stone, and R. L. Walker. 1986. Of geese and faulty sentences. BioScience 36:412-413. January 1986
Scott, J. M., C. B. Kepler, and J. L. Sincock. 1985. Distribution and abundance of Hawaii's landbirds: Conservation and management strategies. Pages 75-104 in: C. P. Stone and J. M. Scott (eds. ), Protection and Management of Terrestrial Hawaiian Ecosystems, University of Hawaii Press. January 1985
Scott, J. M., C. B. Kepler, P. Stine, H. Little, and K. Taketa. 1987. Protecting endangered forest birds in Hawaii: The development of a conservation strategy. Trans. 52nd N. A. Wildl., and Nat. Resource Conference, pp. 348-363. January 1987
Scott, J. M., C. B. Kepler, C. van Riper, and S. Fefer. 1988. Conservation of Hawaii's vanishing avifauna. BioScience 38(4):238-253. January 1988
Scott, J. M., C. B. Kepler, C. van Riper III, C. Stone, and S. I. Fefer. 1989. Integrated Conservation Strategy for Hawaiian Forest Girds. BioScience 39:476-478. January 1989
Scott, J. M., B. Griffith, R. S. Adamcik, D. M. Ashe, B. Czech, R. L. Fischman, P. Gonzalez, J. J. Lawler, A. D. McGuire, and A. Pidgorna, 2008: National Wildlife Refuges. In: Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources July 2008
Scott, J. M., B. Griffith, J. W. Carpenter, and C. Reed. 1989. Translocation of wildlife: An evaluation and perspective. Pages 451-456 in: B. L. Dresser, R. W. Reece, and E. J. Maruska (eds. ), Proceedings 5th World Conference on Breeding Endangered Species in Captivity. Cincinnati - Zoo and Botanical Garden Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. January 1989
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, and S. Caicco. 1991. A method for assessing the protection needs of biodiversity in the United States. Pages 15-26 in: W. Hudson (ed. ), Landscape Linkages and Biological Diversity: A Strategy for Survival, Island Press, Seattle, Washington. January 1991
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, and K. A. Smith. 1990. Commentary: Playing Noah while paying the devil. Ecol. Soc. Bull. 71(3):156-158. January 1990
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, and F. Davis. 1991. Gap analysis: An application of geographic information systems for wildlife species. Pages 167-180 in: D. J. Decker, M. E. Krasny, G. R. Goff, C. R. Smith, and D. W. Grove (eds. ), Challenges in the Conservation of Biological Resources: A Practitioners Guide, Westview Press, Boulder, Colorado. January 1991
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, and E. T. LaRoe. 1992. Protecting biodiversity. Issues in Science and Technology 8(4):21. January 1992
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, K. Smith, J. E. Estes, and S. Caicco. 1991. Gap analysis of species richness and vegetation cover: And the promise of an integrated biodiversity conservation strategy. Pages 282-297 in: K. Kohm (ed. ), Balancing on the Brink of Extinction, Island Press. January 1991
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, K. Smith, J. E. Estes, and S. Caicco. 1991. Gap Analysis of species richness and vegetation cover: An integrated biodiversity conservation strategy. Pages 282-297 in: K. A. Kohm (ed. ) Balancing on the Brink of Extinction: The Endangered Species Act and Lessons for the Future, Island Press, Washington, D. C. January 1991
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, K. Smith, J. E. Estes, and S. Caicco. 1988. Beyond Endangered Species: An Integrated Conservation Strategy for the Preservation of Biological Diversity. Endangered Species Update 5: 43-48. January 1988
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, J. E. Estes, and H. Anderson. 1989. Status Assessment of Biodiversity Protection. Conservation Biology 3:85-87. January 1989
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, J. D. Jacobi, and J. E. Estes. 1987. Species Richness: A Geographic Approach to Protecting Future Biological Diversity. BioScience 37:782-788. January 1987
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, H. Anderson, and J. E. Estes. 1989. Letters: Biodiversity. Science. 589. January 1989
Scott, J. M., B. Csuti, D. Stoms, and F. Davis. 1991. Remote sensing for nongame wildlife habitat management. Transactions 56th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference (1991):134-140. January 1991
Scott, J. M. P. J. Heglund , M. L. Morrison et al. 2002. Introduction: Predicting Species Occurrences: Issues of Accuracy and Scale Pages 1-6 in J. M. Scott et al. (editors) Predicting Species Occurrences: Issues of Accuracy and Scale. Island Press, Covelo, California. 868 pages. January 2002
Scott, J. M. 2002. Biodiversity: what are we protecting? Pages 297-299 in Biodiversity and its effects on private property. D. D. Goble (ed. ) Idaho Law Review 38(2) August 2002
Scott, J. M. 1999. Vulnerability of forested ecosystems in the Pacific Northwest to loss of area. Pp. 33-42. (J. A. Rochelle, L. A. Lehman, and J. Wisniewski (eds. ) Forest Fragmentation Wildlife and Management Implications. Brill Boston, Massachusetts. January 1999
Scott, J. M. 1999. A Representative Biological Reserve System for the United States. Society For Conservation Biology Newsletter 6(2): 1 and 9. January 1999
Scott, J. M. 1995. Hawaii pp. 361-363 In. E. T. La Roe III, G. S. Farris, C. E. Puckett, P. D. Dorand and M. J. Mac (eds. ) Our Living Resources, U. S. Dept. of Interior, National Biological Service, Washington D. C. January 1995
Scott, J. M. 1994. Preserving and restoring avian diversity: A search for solutions. Pages 340-348 in: J. R. Jehl and N. K. Johnson (eds. ), A Century of Avifaunal Change. Studies in Avian Biology No. 14. January 1994
Scott, J. M. 1994. Harry R. Painton Award: Thirty-two years of excellence. 1961-1993. Condor 96: 831-832. January 1994
Scott, J. M. 1990. Preserving life on earth: A new approach. Focus 4:1-2. January 1990
Scott, J. M. 1990. Offshore distributional patterns, feeding habits, and adult-chick interactions of the Common Murre in Oregon. Pages 103-108 in: S. G. Sealy (ed. ), Auks at Sea. Studies in Avian Biology No. 14. January 1990
Scott, J. M. 1980. Letter to the editor, correction to creeper article by Sakai and Ralph. Elepaio 41:7. January 1980
Sakai, H. F., and J. M. Scott. 1984. Turkey sightings on Keauhou Ranch, Volcano, Hawaii. Elepaio 43(3):19. January 1984
Reynolds, R. T., J. M. Scott, and R. A. Nussbaum. 1980. A Variable Circular Plot Method for Estimating Bird Numbers. Condor 82:309-313. January 1980
Ratti, J. T., and J. M. Scott. 1991. Agriculture impacts on wildlife: Problem review and restoration needs. The Environmental Professional 13:263-274. January 1991
Ratti, J. T. M. Weinstein, J. M. Scott, P. A. Wiseman, A. M. Gillesburg, C. A. Miller, M. m. Szepanski and L. K. Svancara 2004. Feasibility of Wolf Reintroduction to Olympic Peninsula, Washington. Northwest Science 78: 1-76. April 2004
Ramsey, F. L., and J. M. Scott. 1981. Tests of hearing ability. Pages 341-345 in: C. J. Ralph and J. M. Scott (eds. ), Estimating Numbers of Terrestrial Birds. Studies in Avian Biology 6. January 1981
Ramsey, F. L., and J. M. Scott. 1981. Analysis of bird survey data using a modification of Emlen's method. Pages 483-487 in: C. J. Ralph and J. M. Scott (eds. ), Estimating Numbers of Terrestrial Birds. Studies in Avian Biology 6. January 1981
Ramsey, F. L., J. M. Scott, and R. T. Clark. 1981. Statistical problems arising from surveys of rare and endangered forest birds. Statistical Ecology, Session of the Intl. Statistical Inst., Manila, Philippines, pp. 471-483, 570-571. January 1981
Ralph, C. J., and J. M. Scott (eds. ). 1981. Estimating numbers of terrestrial birds. Studies in Avian Biology 6, 630 pp. January 1981
R. G. Wright, J. Scott, S. Mann, and M. Murray. Identifying unprotected and potentially at risk plant communities in the western USA. Biological Conservation 98:97-106. March 2001
Peery, C. A., K. L. Kavenaugh and J. M. Scott. 2003. PAcific salmon:setting ecologically defensible recovery goals. Bioscience 53:622-623. October 2003
Pattee, O. H., P. H. Bloom, J. M. Scott, and M. R. Smith. 1990. Lead Hazards Within the Ranges of the California Condor. Condor. 92:931-937. January 1990
Paton, P. W. C., and J. M. Scott. 1985. Waterbirds of Hawaii Island. Elepaio 45:69-76. January 1985
Paton, P. W. C., J. M. Scott, and T. A. Burr. 1986. Amercian Coot and Black-Necked Stilt on the Island of Hawaii. Western Birds 16:175-181. January 1986
Noss, R. F., and J. M. Scott. 1997. Ecosystem protection and restoration: the core of ecosystem management. Pp. 239-264. in M. S. Byce and A. Honey (eds. ) Ecosystem Management: Applications for Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Resources. Yale University Press, London England. January 1997
Noss, R. F., T. E. LaRoe III, and J. M. Scott. 1995. Endangered ecosystems of the United States: A preliminary assessment of loss and degradation. National Biological Service Biological Report, 28:58 pp. January 1995
Noss, R. F., S. P. Cline, B. Csuti, and J. M. Scott. 1992. Monitoring and assessing biodiversity. Pages 67-85 in: E. Lykke (ed. ), Achieving Environmental Goals: The Concept and Proactive of Environmental Performance Review, Belhaven Press, London. January 1992
Nielsen, J. L., J. M. Scott, and J. L. Aycrigg. 2001. Endangered Species and Peripheral Populations: Cause for Conservation Concern. Endangered Species Update, 18-194-197. January 2001
Nerrill, T., R. G. Wright and J. M. Scott. 1995. Using ecological criteria to evaluate wilderness planning options in Idaho. Environmental Management 19(6):815-825. January 1995
Nelson, S. C., M. L. McAllister, M. A. Stern, B. H., Varoujan, and J. M. Scott. 1992. The marbled murrelet in Oregon, 1899-1989. 5:61-69 in: H. Carter (ed. ), Proc. West. Found. Vert. Zool. January 1992
Muir, Rachel, J. Michael Scott 2008. A Natural Connection Endangered Species Bulletin. 2008 Highlights 33(4):36-39 December 2008
Mountainspring, S., and J. M. Scott. 1985. Interspecific Competition Among Hawaiian Forest Birds. Ecological Monographs 55(2):219-239. January 1985
Mountainspring, S., T. L. C. Casey, C. B. Kepler, and J. M. Scott. 1990. Ecology, Behavior, and Conservation of the Poo-uli (Melamprosops phaeosoma). Wilson Bull. 102:109-122. January 1990
Mills, L. S., J. M. Scott, K. Strickler, and S. A. Temple. 2005. Ecology and management of small populations. Pp. 691-713. In Braun, C. E., editor. Techniques of Wildlife Investigations and Management. Sixth edition. The Wildlife Society, Tethesda, MD June 2005
Miller, J. K., J. M. Scott, C. R. Miller and L. P. Waits. 2002. The Endangered Species Act: dollars and sense? Bioscience 52(2): 163-168. July 2002
Miller, B., K. Ralls, R. P. Reading, J. M. Scott, and J. Estes. 1999. Biological and Technical Considerations of Carnivore Translocation: A Review. Animal Conservation 2:59-68. December 1999
Meretsky, V. J., R. L. Fischman, J. R. Karr, D. M. Ashe, J. M. Scott, R. F. Noss and R. L. Schroeder 2005. New directions in conservation for the National Wildlife Refuge System. Bioscience 56:135-143. October 2005
McGrath, K. E., J. Michael Scott, Bruce E. Rieman 2008. Length Variation in Age-0 Westslope Cutthroat Trout at Multiple Spatial Scales. 123 October 2008
Machlis, G. E., J. M. Scott, D. J. Forester, and C. B. Cogan. 1994. The application of Gap Analysis to decision making in the U. S. National Wildlife Refuge System. Pages 66-574 in: Transactions of the 59th North American Wildlife and Natural Resource Conference. January 1994
L. Scott Mills, J.M. Scott, K.M. Strickler, and S.A. Temple. 2010. "Ecology and Management of Small Populations." pps. 1-41 in Techniques In Wildlife Investigation and Management. N. Silvey, ed. The Wildlife Society, Bethesda, MD. September 2010
Kristan, W. B., Scott, J. M. 2006. Hierarchical models for avian ecologists. Condor 108: 1-4. January 2006
Kleiman, D., G. R. P. Reading, B. . Miller, T. W. Clark, J. M. Scott, J. Robinson, R. Wallace, R. Cabin, and F. Fellman. "Improving Evaluation of Conservation Programs." Conservation Biology 14:356-365. November 1999
Kiester, R., J. M. Scott, B. C. Csuti, R. F. Noss, B. Butterfield, K. Sahr, and D. White. 1996. Conservation Prioritization Using Gap Data. Conservation Biology 10:1332-1342. January 1996
Kepler, C. B., and J. M. Scott. 1990. Notes on Distribution of the Endangered Hawaiian Hoary Bat, 1964-1983. Elepaio. 50:59-64. s January 1990
Kepler, C. B., and J. M. Scott. 1985. Conservation of island ecosystems. Pages 255-271 in: P. J. Moors (ed. ), Conservation of Island Birds Case Studies for the Management of Threatened Island Species, I. C. B. P. Tech. Publ. No. 3, Plaston Press, Norwich, England. January 1985
Kepler, C. B., and J. M. Scott. 1981. Reducing count variability by training observers. Pages 366-371 in: C. J. Ralph and J. M. Scott (eds. ), Estimating Numbers of Terrestrial Birds. Studies in Avian Biology 6. January 1981
Kepler, C. B., J. Jeffrey, and J. M. Scott. 1979. Possible breeding colonies of Manx shearwater on the Island of Hawaii. Elepaio 39(10):115-116. January 1979
Karl, J., J. M. Scott and E. Strand. 2005. An assessment of Idaho's Wildlife Management Areas for the protection of wildlife. Natural Areas Journal. 23:36-45. May 2005
Karl, J. W., P. J. Heglund, E. O. Garton, J. M. Scott, N. M. Wright, and R. L. Hutto. 2000. Sensitivity of species habitat-relationship model performance to factors of scale. Ecological Applications 10:1690-1705. October 2000
Karl, J. W., N. M. Wright, P. J. Heglund and J. M. Scott. 1999. Obtaining environmental measures to facilitate habitat modeling. Wildlife Society Bulletin 27:357-365. November 1999
Karl, J. W., L. K. Svancara, P. J. Heglund, N. M. Wright and J. M. Scott. 2002. Species commonness and the accuracy of habitat association models. Pp. 573-580. in J. M. Scott et al. Predicting species occurrences:issues of accuracy and scale. Island Press Covelo, CA. January 2002
Julius, S.H., J.M. West....J.M. Scott, 2008: Executive Summary. In: Preliminary reviw of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosytems and resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research [Julius, S.H., J.M. West (eds.), J.S. Baron...J.M. Scott(Authors)]. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C., USA, pp.1-1 to 1-6 June 2008
Julius, S.H., J.M. West....J.M. Scott, 2008: Annex B: Confidence Estimates for SAP 4.4 Adaptation Approaches. In: Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research [Julius, S.H., J.M. West (eds.), J.S. Baron....J.M. Scott (Authors)]. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA, pp. B-1 to B-36. June 2008
Julius, S.H., J.M. West, J.S. Baron, B. Griffith, L.A. Joyce, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C.H. Peterson, and J.M. Scott. 2008. Annex A: Case Studies. Pages A-1 to A-170 in: Preliminary review of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research S.H. Julius and J.M. West (eds.), J.S. Baron, B. Griffith, L.A. Joyce, P. Kareiv, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C. H. Peterson, and J. M. Scott (authors)]. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. September 2008
Jennings, M. D., and J. M. Scott. 1993. Building a Macroscope: How Well do Places Managed for Biodiversity Match Reality? Renewable Resources Journal (Summer). 11:16-20. January 1993
Jennings, M. D., B. Csuti and J. M. Scott. 1997. Wildlife Habitat Relationship models: distribution and abundance. Conservation Biology 11:1271-1272. January 1997
Jacobi, J. D., and J. M. Scott. 1985. An assessment of the current status of upland habitats and associated endangered species on the island of Hawaii. Pages 3-22 in: C. P. Stone and J. M. Scott (eds. ), Hawaii's Terrestrial Ecosystems Preservation and Management. Coop. Natl. Park Res. Study Unit, University of Hawaii Press. January 1985
Jacobi, J. D., S. G. Fancy, J. G. Griffin, and J. M. Scott. 1996. Long term population viability in the Palila, an endangered Hawaiian honey-creeper. Pacific Science, 50(4):363-370. January 1996
J.M. Scott. 2008. Foreword to Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for Island Birds. Yale University Press, Cambridge MA September 2009
J.M. Scott, J.L. Rachlow, and R.T. Lackey. 2008. The Science-Policy Interface: What Is An Appropriate Role for Professional Societies? 865 - 869. | Abstract October 2008
J.M. Scott, D.D. Goble, A.M. Haines, J.A. Wiens, and M. Neel. 2010. Conservation Reliant Species and the future of conservation. Conservation Letters. 3 (2): 91 - 97. April 2010
J. S. Baron, B. Griffith, L. A. Joyce, P. Kareiva, B. D. Keller, M. A. Palmer, C. H. Peterson, and J. M. Scott (Authors), ][Julius, S. H., J. M. West (eds. ). Preliminary review of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources. A Report by the U. S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA, 873 pp. July 2008
J. Michael Scott, J. Rachlow et. al. 2007 Policy Advocacy in Science: Prevalence, Perspectives and Implication for Conservation Biologists. March 2007
J. Michael Scott, F. Ramsey, M. Lammertink, K. Rosenberg, R. Rohrbaugh, J. Wiens, M. Reed 2008. When is An Extinct Species Really Extinct? Gauging the Search Efforts for Hawaiian Forest Birds and the Ivory-billed Woodpecker. Avian Ecology and Conservation. December 2008
J. M. Scott, Timothy H. Tear, 2007. What are we Conserving? Establishing Multiscale Conservation Goals and Objectives in the Face of Global Threatspages 494-510 in D.B> Lindenmayer and R. J. Hobbs 2008. Managing and Designing Landscapes for Conservation Blackwell Publishing Malden,MA September 2007
J. M. Scott and D. D. Goble. A Database for the ESA Bioscience. 55:299 April 2006
Hayward, G. D., C. B. Kepler and J. M. Scott. 1991. Point counts from clustered populations: from an experiment with Hawaiian Crows. The Condor 93:676-682. January 1991
Haines, Aaron M., Matthias Leu, J. M. Scott, K. P. Reese, L. K. Svancara 2008. The Dynamic Human Footprint Concept: A Tool in Measuring Conservation Success October 2008
Groves, C. R., L. Kutner, D. M. Stoms, M. P. Murray, J. M. Scott, M. Schafale, A. S. Weakley, and R. L. Pressey. 2000. Owning up to our responsibilities: who owns the land important for diversity. Pp. 275-300. In Precious Heritage. B. A. Stein, L. S. Ichtner, and J. S. Adams (eds. ). Oxford University Press. Cambridge, England. January 2000
Groves, C. R., B. Butterfield, A. Lippincott, B. Csuti and J. M. Scott. 1997. Atlas of Idaho's Wildlife. Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Boise, Idaho. January 1997
Groves, C. R. D. B. Jensen, K. H. Redford, M. L. Shaffer, J. M. Scott et al. 2002. Planning for biodiversity conservation. Putting conservation science into practice. Bioscience 52(6): 499-512. May 2002
Griffith, B., and J. M. Scott. 1990. Evaluating translocation strategies. Endangered Species Technical Bull. 6(1):5. January 1990
Griffith, B., J.M. Scott, R. Adamcik, D. Ashe, B. Czech, R. Fischman, P. Gonzalez, J. Lawler, A.D. McGuire, and A. Pidgorna. 2009. Climate Change Adaptation for the US National Wildlife Refuge System. Environmental Management May 2009
Griffith, B., J. M. Scott, J. W. Carpenter, and C. Reed. 1993. Animal translocations and potential disease transmission. Journal of Zoology and Wildlife Medicine 24:231-236. January 1993
Griffith, B., J. M. Scott, J. W. Carpenter, and C. Reed. 1989. Translocation as a species conservation tool: Status and strategy. Science 245:477-480. January 1989
Griffith, B., J. M. Scott and C. Reed 1990. Translocation of Captive Reared Terrestrial Vertebrates; 1973-1986. Endangered Species Update 8: 10-13. January 1990
Goble, D. D., and J. M. Scott. 2006. Recovery management agreements offer alternative to ESA listings. Fisheries 31:35-36. March 2006
Goble, D. D., S. M. George, K. Mazaika, J. M. Scott, and J. Karl. 1999. Local and National Protection of endangered species: An Assessment. Environmental Science and Policy 2:43-59. October 1999
Goble, D. D., J. M. Scott and F. W. Davis (eds). 2006. The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: renewing the conservation promise. Island Press Covelo California October 2005
Goble, D. D. J. M. Scott and F. W. Davis 2006. Introduction, Pages 3-15 in The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise. Island Press. Covelo CA August 2006
Giffin, J. G., J. M. Scott, and S. Mountainspring. 1987. Habitat Selection and Management of the Hawaiian Crow. Journal of Wildlife Management 51:485-494. January 1987
Gergely, K., J. M. Scott and D. Goble. 2000. A new direction for the U. S. National Wildlife Refuges: The National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act, 1997. Natural Areas Journal 20:107-118. April 2000
Foster, J. T., J. M. Scott, and P. W. Sykes Jr. 2000. Akikiki (Oreomysis bairdi). The Birds of North America No. 552 in A. Poole and F. Gill (eds. ). The Birds of North America Philadelphia, PA October 2000
Edwards, T. C., J. M. Scott, C. G. Homer, and R. D. Ramsey. 1993. Gap Analysis: A geographic approach for assessing national biological diversity. Natural Resources and Environmental Issues 2:65-72. January 1993
Edwards, T. C. Jr., and J. M. Scott. 1993. Use of gap analysis as a tool for the management of biodiversity. Pp. 82-86 In: Proceedings of the International Union of Game Biologists XXI. Cengress Forests towards the 21st Century Proceedings, Vol. 1. January 1993
Dennis, B., P. L. Munlholland, and J. M. Scott. 1991. Estimation of growth and extinction parameters for endangered species. Ecological Monographs 61(2):115-143. January 1991
Davison, R. P., A. Falucci, L. Maiorano and J. M. Scott. 2006. The National Wildlife Refuge System, pages 90-100 in Goble, D. D., J. M. Scott, and F. W. Davis (Editors). The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise. Island Press, Covelo , CA August 2006
Davis, F. W., D. M. Stoms, J. E. Estes, J. Scepan, and J. M. Scott. 1990. An information systems approach to the preservation of biological diversity. Int. J. Geographical Information Systems 4(1):55-78. January 1990
Davis, F. W., D. D. Goble, and J. M. Scott, 2006 Conserving biodiversity in human dominated landscapes. pages. 288-290. in Scott, J. M. D. D. Goble and F. W. Davis 2006 October 2005
Davis, F. W. D. D. Goble and J. M. Scott. 2006. Renewing the Conservation Commitment, pages 296-306 in Goble, D. D. J. M. Scott and F. W. Davis 2006. The Endangered Species Act at Thirty: Renewing the Conservation Promise. Island Press. Covelo CA August 2006
D. Lindenmeyer..., J. M. Scott et al., 2008. A Check-list for Ecological Management of Landscapes. Ecology Letters 11:78-91 December 2008
Csuti, B., and J. M. Scott. 1991. Mapping wildlife diversity for Gap Analysis. Western Wildlands 17(3):13-18. January 1991
Csuti, B., L. A. Graham and J. M. Scott. 1995. Gap Analysis: a spatial approach to identifying representative areas for maintaining biodiversity. Pp. 537-541 In: J. Bissonette and P. R. Krausman (eds. ) Integrating people and wildlife for a sustainable future. The Wildlife Society, Bethesda, Maryland. January 1995
Csuti, B. A., J. M. Scott, and J. E. Estes. 1988. Looking Beyond Species-Oriented Conservation. Endangered Species Update 5:4. January 1988
Cesar Cantu, R. Gerald Wright, J. Michael Scott, Eva Strand. 2004. Assessment of current and proposed nature reserves of Mexico based on their capacity to protect geophysical features and biodiversity. Biological Conservation. 115:411-417. June 2004
Cantu, C., R. G. Wright, J. M. Scott and E. Strand. 2004. Assessing biodiversity in Nuevo Leon, Mexico: Are nature reserves the answer? Natural Areas Journal. April 2004
Cantu, C., R. G. Wright, J. M. Scott and E. Strand. 2003. Conservation assessment of current and proposed nature reserves of Tamaulipas State, Mexico. Natural Areas Journal 23:220-228. July 2003
Caicco, S., J. M. Scott, B. Butterfield, and B. Csuti. 1995. A Gap Analysis of the management status of the actual vegetation in Idaho (USA). Conservation Biology 9:498-511. January 1995
Butterfield, B. R., B. Csuti, and J. M. Scott. 1994. Modeling vertebrate distributions for Gap Analysis. Pages 53-68 in: R. Miller (ed. ), Mapping the Diversity of Nature, Chapman and Hall, London. January 1994
Bloom, P. H., J. M. Scott, O. H. Pattee, and M. R. Smith. 1989. Lead contamination of golden eagles Aquila chrysaetos within the range of the California condor Gymnogyps californianus. Raptors in the Modern World, pp. 481-482. January 1989
Black, A. E., E. Strand, R. G. Wright, J. M. Scott, P. Morgan and C. Watson. "Land Use History at Multiple Scales: Implications for Conservation Planning." Landscape and Urban Planning. 43:49-63. September 1998
Black, A. E., E. Strand, E. P. Morgan, J. M. Scott, R. G. Wright, and C. Watson. "Biodiversity and Land-Use History of the Palouse Bioregion: Pre-European to Present. pp. 85-99 in T. Sisk (ed). Perspectives on Land Use History of North America: A Context of Understanding our Changing Environment. U.S. Geological Survey, Reston VA November 1998
Belovsky, L. E., D. B. Botkin, T. A. Crowl, K. W. Cummins, J. F. Franklin, M. L. Hunter, A. J. orn, D. B. Linden NAyer, J. A. MacMaha, C. R. Margulis and J. M. Scott 2004. Ten suggestions to strengthen the science of ecology. Bioscience 54: 345-351. March 2004
Baron, J.S., S.H. Julius, J.M. West, L.A. Joyce, G. Blate, C.H. Peterson, M. Palmer, B.D. Keller, P. Kareiva, J.M. Scott and B. Griffith. 2008. Some guidelines for helping natural resources adapt to climate change. International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change Update 2:46-52. October 2008
Abbitt, R. J. F., and J. M. Scott. 2001. Examining Differences Between Recovered and Endangered Species. Conservation Biology 15: 1274-1284. December 2001
Abbitt, R. J. F., J. M. Scott, and D. S. Wilcove. 2000. The Geography of Vulnerability: Incorporating Species Geography and Human Development Patterns into Conservation Planning. Biological Conservation 96:169-175. July 2000
A.M. Haines, M. Leau, L.K. Svancara, J.M. Scott, and K.P. Reese. 2008. Theoretical approach to using human footprint data to assess landscape level conservation efforts. Conservation Letters 1: 165 - 172. December 2008
A.M. Haines, M. Leau, L.K. Svancara, G. Wilson, and J.M. Scott. 2010. Using a distribution and conservationism status weighted hot spot approach to identifying areas in need conservation action to benefit Idaho bird species. Northwest Science. 84: 169 - 181. May 2010