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Peterson, C. J., M. S. Mitchell, N. J. DeCesare, C. J. Bishop, and S. N. Sells. In press. Habitat selection by wolves and mountain lions during summer in western Montana. PlosOne.
Gallagher, C. A., M. Chudzinska, A. Larsen-Gray, C. J. Pollock, S. N. Sells, P. J. C. White, and U. Berger. 2021. From theory to practice in pattern-oriented modeling: identifying and using empirical patterns in predictive models. Biological Reviews. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12729.
Sells, S. N., M. S. Mitchell, K. M. Podruzny, J. A. Gude, A. C. Keever, D. K. Boyd, T. D. Smucker, A. A. Nelson, T. Parks, N. Lance, M. S. Ross, and R. M. Inman. 2021. Evidence of economical territory selection in a cooperative carnivore. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences. 228:20210108. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2021.0108.
Sells, S. N., and M. S. Mitchell. 2020. The economics of territory selection. Ecological Modelling. 438:109329. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2020.109329.
Sells, S. N., S. B. Bassing, K. J. Barker, S. C. Forshee, A. C. Keever, J. W. Goerz, and M. S. Mitchell. 2018. Increased scientific rigor will improve reliability of research and effectiveness of management. Journal of Wildlife Management 82:485‒494. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21413.
Mitchell, M. S., S. N. Sells, S. B. Bassing, K. J. Barker, A. C. Keever, S. C. Forshee, and J. W. Goerz. 2018. Testing a priori hypotheses improves the reliability of wildlife research. Journal of Wildlife Management 82:1568–1571. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21568.
Mitchell, M. S., S. N. Sells, S. B. Bassing, K. J. Barker, S. C. Forshee, A. C. Keever, and J. W. Goerz. 2018. Explicitly reporting tests of hypotheses improves communication of science. Journal of Wildlife Management 82:671‒673. (Invited editorial.) https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21461.
Mitchell, M. S., H. Cooley, J. A. Gude, J. J. Nowak, K. M. Proffitt, S. N. Sells, and M. Thompson. 2018. Distinguishing values from science in decision making: setting harvest quotas for mountain lions in western Montana. Wildlife Society Bulletin DOI:10.1002/wsb.861. https://doi.org/10.1002/wsb.861.
Sells, S. N., M. S. Mitchell, V. L. Edwards, J. A. Gude, and N. J. Anderson. 2016. Structured decision making for managing pneumonia epizootics in bighorn sheep. Journal of Wildlife Management 80:957‒969. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21088.
Sells, S. N., M. S. Mitchell, J. J. Nowak, P. M. Lukacs, N. J. Anderson, J. M. Ramsey, J. A. Gude, and P. R. Krausman. 2015. Modeling risk of pneumonia epizootics in bighorn sheep. Journal of Wildlife Management 79:195‒210. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.824.
Blickley, J. L, K. R. Word, A. H. Krakauer, J. L. Phillips, S. N. Sells, C. C. Taff, J. C. Wingfield, and G. L. Patricelli. 2012. Experimental chronic noise is related to elevated fecal corticosteroid metabolites in lekking male greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus). PLoS ONE 7(11): e50462. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0050462.