David Miller

Associate Professor of Wildlife Population Ecology

David Miller

Research Summary

Population ecology, quantitative ecology, avian and amphibian ecology, conservation decision analysis, life-history evolution.

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Publication Tags

Amphibians Distribution Detection Amphibian Modeling Effect Climate Species Occurrence Biogeography Methodology Life History Land Cover Habitat Fragmentation Terminology Spatial Variation Method Habitat Habitats Rate Monitoring Immunity Population Disturbance Experimental Design Conservation

Most Recent Papers

Migratory strategy drives species-level variation in bird sensitivity to vegetation green-up

Casey Youngflesh, Jacob Socolar, Bruna R. Amaral, Ali Arab, Robert P. Guralnick, Allen H. Hurlbert, Raphael LaFrance, Stephen J. Mayor, David A.W. Miller, Morgan W. Tingley, 2021, Nature Ecology and Evolution on p. 987-994

Accommodating the role of site memory in dynamic species distribution models

Graziella V. DiRenzo, David A.W. Miller, Blake R. Hossack, Brent H. Sigafus, Paige E. Howell, Erin Muths, Evan H.C. Grant, 2021, Ecology

The influence of species life history and distribution characteristics on species responses to habitat fragmentation in an urban landscape

Staci M. Amburgey, David A.W. Miller, Carlton J. Rochester, Katy S. Delaney, Seth P.D. Riley, Cheryl S. Brehme, Stacie A. Hathaway, Robert N. Fisher, 2021, Journal of Animal Ecology on p. 685-697

Current and time-lagged effects of climate on innate immunity in two sympatric snake species

Lucia L. Combrink, Anne M. Bronikowski, David A.W. Miller, Amanda M. Sparkman, 2021, Ecology and Evolution

A Synthesis of evidence of drivers of amphibian declines

Evan H. Campbell Grant, David A.W. Miller, Erin Muths, 2020, Herpetologica on p. 101-107

Will Lynx Lose Their Edge? Canada Lynx Occupancy in Washington

Travis W. King, Carly Vynne, David Miller, Scott Fisher, Scott Fitkin, John Rohrer, Jason I. Ransom, Daniel Thornton, 2020, Journal of Wildlife Management on p. 705-725

Human-dominated land cover corresponds to spatial variation in Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) reproductive output across the United States

David Muñoz, David Miller, 2020, Condor

Successful molecular detection studies require clear communication among diverse research partners

Brittany A. Mosher, Riley F. Bernard, Jeffrey M. Lorch, David A.W. Miller, Katherine L.D. Richgels, C. Le Ann White, Evan H. Campbell Grant, 2020, Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment on p. 43-51

The influence of spatial and temporal scale on the relative importance of biotic vs. abiotic factors for species distributions

Travis W. King, Carly Vynne, David Miller, Scott Fisher, Scott Fitkin, John Rohrer, Jason I. Ransom, Daniel H. Thornton, 2020, Diversity and Distributions

Factors Facilitating Co-occurrence at the Range Boundary of Shenandoah and Red-Backed Salamanders

Staci Amburgey, David Miller, Adrianne Brand, Andrew Dietrich, Evan Grant, 2020, Journal of Herpetology on p. 125--135

Most-Cited Papers

Improving occupancy estimation when two types of observational error occur

David A. Miller, James D. Nichols, Brett T. McClintock, Evan H Campbell Grant, Larissa L. Bailey, Linda A. Weir, 2011, Ecology on p. 1422-1428

Quantitative evidence for the effects of multiple drivers on continental-scale amphibian declines

Evan H.Campbell Grant, David A.W. Miller, Benedikt R. Schmidt, Michael J. Adams, Staci M. Amburgey, Thierry Chambert, Sam S. Cruickshank, Robert N. Fisher, David M. Green, Blake R. Hossack, Pieter T.J. Johnson, Maxwell B. Joseph, Tracy A.G. Rittenhouse, Maureen E. Ryan, J. Hardin Waddle, Susan C. Walls, Larissa L. Bailey, Gary M. Fellers, Thomas A. Gorman, Andrew M. Ray, David S. Pilliod, Steven J. Price, Daniel Saenz, Walt Sadinski, Erin Muths, 2016, Scientific Reports

Trends in Amphibian Occupancy in the United States

Michael J. Adams, David Andrew Miller, Erin Muths, Paul Stephen Corn, Evan H Campbell Grant, Larissa L. Bailey, Gary M. Fellers, Robert N. Fisher, Walter J. Sadinski, Hardin Waddle, Susan C. Walls, 2013, PLoS One

Large-scale recovery of an endangered amphibian despite ongoing exposure to multiple stressors

Roland A. Knapp, Gary M. Fellers, Patrick M. Kleeman, David A.W. Miller, Vance T. Vredenburg, Erica Bree Rosenblum, Cheryl J. Briggs, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 11889-11894

Integrating multiple data sources in species distribution modeling

Krishna Pacifici, Brian J. Reich, David A.W. Miller, Beth Gardner, Glenn Stauffer, Susheela Singh, Alexa McKerrow, Jaime A. Collazo, 2017, Ecology on p. 840-850

Modeling false positive detections in species occurrence data under different study designs

Thierry Chambert, David Andrew Miller, James D. Nichols, 2015, Ecology on p. 332-339

Using camera trapping and hierarchical occupancy modelling to evaluate the spatial ecology of an African mammal community

Lindsey N. Rich, David A.W. Miller, Hugh S. Robinson, J. Weldon McNutt, Marcella J. Kelly, 2016, Journal of Applied Ecology on p. 1225-1235

Determining Occurrence Dynamics when False Positives Occur

David A.W. Miller, James D. Nichols, Justin A. Gude, Lindsey N. Rich, Kevin M. Podruzny, James E. Hines, Michael S. Mitchell, 2013, PLoS One on p. e65808

Experimental investigation of false positive errors in auditory species occurrence surveys

David A.W. Miller, Linda A. Weir, Brett T. McClintock, Evan H.Campbell Grant, Larissa L. Bailey, Theodore R. Simons, 2012, Ecological Applications on p. 1665-1674

Joint estimation of habitat dynamics and species interactions

David Andrew Miller, Cheryl S. Brehme, James E. Hines, James D. Nichols, Robert N. Fisher, 2012, Journal of Animal Ecology on p. 1288-1297