Fletcher R, M-J Fortin. 2019. Spatial Ecology and Conservation Modeling: Applications with R. Springer.

Dale MRT, M-J Fortin. 2014. Spatial Analysis. A Guide for Ecologists. 2nd edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Fortin M-J, MRT Dale. 2014. Spatial Analysis: A Guide for Ecologists. Cambridge University Press. (translation: X Yang ). Higher Education Press, Beijing (Published Sept. 9, 2014; Pp. 304).

Fortin M-J, MRT Dale. 2005. Spatial Analysis. A Guide for Ecologists. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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Darling ES, TR McClanahan, J Maina, G Gurney, NAJ Graham, F Januchowski-Hartley, JE Cinner, C Mora, CC Hicks, E Maire, M Puotinen, WJ Skirving,, M Adjeroud, G Ahmadia, R Arthur, AG Bauman, M Beger, M Berumen, L Bigot, J Bouwmeester, A Brenier, T Bridge, E Brown, SJ Campbell, S Cannon, B Cauvin, C Allen Chen, J Claudet, V Denis, S Donner, E Estradivari, N Fadli, DA Feary, D Fenner, H Fox, EC Franklin, A Friedlander, J Gilmour, C Goiran, J Guest, J-PA Hobbs, AS Hoey, P Houk, S Johnson, S Jupiter, M Kayal,, C-Y Kuo, J Lamb, MAC Lee, J Low, N Muthiga, E Muttaqin, Y Nand, KL Nash, O Nedlic, JM Pandolfi, S Pardede, L Penin, L Ribas-Deulofeu, Z Richards, TE Roberts, KS Rodgers, CD Mohd Safuan, E Sala, G Shedrawi, TM Sin, P Smallhorn-West, JE Smith, B Sommer, PD Steinberg, M Sutthacheep, CHJ Tan, GJ Williams, S Wilson, T Yeemin, JF Bruno, M-J Fortin, M Krkosek, D Mouillot. Social-environmental drivers inform strategic management of coral reefs in the Anthropocene. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Albouy C, P Archambault, W Appeltans, M Araújo, D Beauchesne, K Cazelles, A Cirtwill, M-J Fortin, N Galiana, S Leroux, L Pellissier, T Poisot, D Stouffer, S Wood, D Gravel. 2019. The marine fish food web is globally connected. Nature Ecology & Evolution.

Brice M-H, K Cazelles, P Legendre, M-J Fortin. 2019. Disturbances amplify tree community responses to climate change in the temperate-boreal ecotone. Global Ecology and Biogeography.

Aquilué N, Fortin M-J, Messier C, Brotons L. 2019. The Potential of Agricultural Conversion to Shape Forest Fire Regimes in Mediterranean Landscapes. Ecosystems.


Martínez‐Minaya J, Conesa D, Fortin M-J, Alonso‐Blanco C, Picó FX, Marcer A. 2019. A hierarchical Bayesian Beta regression approach to study the effects of geographic genetic structure and spatial autocorrelation on species distribution range shifts. Molecular Ecology Resources, 19:929-943.

Peterson E, Hanks E, Hooten M, Ver Hoef J, Fortin M-J. 2019. Spatially-structured statistical network models for landscape genetics. Ecological Monographs, 89 (2), e01355.

De Cáceres M, Coll L, Legendre P, Allen R, Wiser S, Fortin M-J, Condit R, Hubbell S. 2019. Trajectory analysis in community ecology. Ecological Monographs, 89 (2), e01350.

Nathan LR, N Mamoozadeh, HR Tumas, S Gunselman, K Klass, A Metcalfe, C Edge, L Waits, P Spruell, E Lowery, E Connor, A Bearlin, M-J Fortin, E Landguth. 2019. A spatially-explicit, individual-based demogenetic simulation framework for evaluating hybridization dynamics. Ecological Modelling, 401:40-51.

Lesneski KC, D’Aloia CC, Fortin M-J, Buston PM. 2019. Disentangling the spatial distributions of a sponge-dwelling fish and its host sponge. Marine Biology, 166(5): 66.

Messier C, J Bauhus, F Doyon, F Maure, R Sousa-Silva, P Nolet, M Mina, N Aquilué, M-J Fortin, K Puettmann. 2019. The functional complex network approach to foster forest resilience to global change. Forest Ecosystems, 6:21.

Šímová P, V Moudrý, J Komárek, K Hrach, M-J Fortin. 2019. Fine scale waterbody data improve prediction of waterbird occurrence despite coarse species data. Ecography, 42, 511-520.

Bani R, M-J Fortin, RM Daigle, F Guichard. 2019. Dispersal traits interact with dynamic connectivity to affect metapopulation growth and stability. Theoretical Ecology, 12:111–127.

Rivkin LR, Santangelo J, Alberti M, Aronson M, de Keyzer C, Diamond S, Fortin M-J, Frazee L, Gorton A, Hendry A, Liu Y, Losos J, MacIvor S, Martin R, McDonnell M, Miles L, Munshi-South J, Ness R, Newman A, Stothart M, Theodorou P, Thompson K, Verrelli B, Whitehead A, Winchell K, Johnson M. 2019. A roadmap for urban evolutionary ecology. Evolutionary Applications, 12:384-398.

D’Aloia D, I Naujokaitis-Lewis, C Blackford, C Chu, J Curtis, E Darling, F Guichard, SJ Leroux, AC Martensen, B Rayfield, J Sunday, A Xuereb, M-J Fortin. 2019. Coupled networks of permanent protected areas and dynamic conservation areas for biodiversity conservation under climate change. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 7:27.

Bastin, L., Gorelick, N., Saura, S., Bertzky, B., Dubois, G., Fortin, M.J. and Pekel, J.F., 2019. Inland surface waters in protected areas globally: Current coverage and 30-year trends. PloS one14(1), p.e0210496.

Delmas E, M Besson, M-H Brice, L Burkle; G Dalla Riv, M-J Fortin, D Gravel, P Guimaraes, D Hembry, E Newman, J Olesen, M Pires, J Yeakel, T Poisot. 2019. Analyzing ecological networks of species interactions. Biological Reviews, 94:16-36.


D’Aloia C, Xuereb A, Fortin M-J, Bogdanowicz S, Buston P. 2018. Limited dispersal explains the spatial distribution of siblings in a reef fish population. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 607:143-154.

Xuereb A, CM Kimber, JMR Curtis, L Bernatchez, M-J Fortin. 2018. Putatively adaptive genetic variation in the giant California sea cucumber (Parastichopus californicus) as revealed by environmental association analysis of RADseq data. Molecular Ecology, 27:5035-5048.

Watts A, Santiago S, Jardine C, Leighton P, Werden L, Fortin M-J. 2018. Host functional connectivity and the invasion potential of Lyme disease. Landscape Ecology, 33:1925-1938.

Bauman D, M-J Fortin, T Drouet, S Dray. 2018. Optimizing the choice of a spatial weighting matrix in eigenvector-based methods. Ecology, 99: 2159-2166.

Dalongeville A, M Andrello, D Mouillot, S Lobreaux, M-J Fortin, F Lasram, J Belmaker, D Rocklin, S Manel. 2018. Geographic isolation and larval dispersal shape seascape genetic patterns differently according to spatial scale. Evolutionary Applications,11:1437-144.

Chin ATM, J Linke, M Boudreau, M-H Thériault, SC Courtenay, R Cormier, M-J Fortin. 2018. Beta diversity changes in estuarine fish communities due to environmental change. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 603: 161-173.

Robert L-E, Sturtevant BR, Cooke BJ, James PMA, Fortin M-J, Townsend PA, Wolter PT, Kneeshaw D. 2018. Landscape host abundance and configuration regulate periodic outbreak behavior in spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clem.). Ecography, 41:1556-1571.

Draheim HM, JA Moore, M-J Fortin, KT Scribner. 2018. Beyond the snapshot: Landscape genetic analysis of time series data reveal responses of American black bears to landscape change. Evolutionary Applications,11:1219-1230.

Xuereb A, L Benestan, E Normandeau, JM Curtis, RM Daigle, L Bernatchez, M-J Fortin. 2018. Asymmetric oceanographic processes mediate connectivity and population genetic structure, as revealed by RADseq, in a highly dispersive marine invertebrate (Parastichopus californicus). Molecular Ecology, 27: 2347-2364.

Gaggiotti O, Chao A, Peres-Neto P, Chiu Chun-Huo, Edwards C, Fortin M-J, Jost L, Richards C, Selkoe K. 2018. Diversity from genes to ecosystems: A unifying framework to study variation across biological metrics and scales. Evolutionary Applications, 11: 1176-1193.

Galiana N, M Lurgi, B Claramunt, M-J Fortin, S Leroux, K Cazelles, D Gravel, J Montoya. 2018. The spatial scaling of species interaction networks. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 2: 782-790.

Daniel CJ, BM Sleeter, L Frid, M-J Fortin. 2018. Integrating continuous stocks and flows into state-and-transition simulation models of landscape change. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9: 1133-1143.

Ver Hoef J, E Peterson, M Hooten, E Hanks, M-J Fortin. 2018. Spatial autoregressive models for statistical inference from ecological data. Ecological Monographs, 88:36-59.

Ruppert JLW, L Vigliola, M Kulbicki, P Labrosse, M-J Fortin, MG Meekan. 2018.  Human activities as a principal driver of spatial variation in the trophic structure of fish communities on Pacific coral reefs. Global Change Biology, 24: e67-e76.

Watt GA, RA Fleming, SM Smith, M-J Fortin. 2018. Spruce Budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clem.) Defoliation Promotes Vertical Fuel Continuity in Ontario’s Boreal Mixedwood Forest. Forests, 9(5), 256;

Marcer A, D Vidigal, P James, M-J Fortin, B Mendez-Vigo, HWM Hilhorst, L Bentsink, C Alonso-Blanco, X Picó. 2018. Temperature fine-tunes Mediterranean Arabidopsis thaliana life-cycle phenology geographically. Plant Biology, 20: 148-156.


D’Aloia C, RM Daigle, I Côté, J Curtis, F Guichard, M-J Fortin. 2017. A multiple-species framework for integrating movement processes across life stages into the design of marine protected areas. Biological Conservation, 216: 93-100.

Martensen, AC, S Saura, M-J Fortin. 2017. Spatio-temporal connectivity: Assessing the amount of reachable habitat in dynamic landscapes. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 8: 1253-1264.

Dosen J, M-J Fortin, BE Raboy. 2017. Restoration strategies to improve connectivity for Lion Tamarins in the Bahian Atlantic Forest. International Journal of Primatology, 38: 962-983.

Daniel CJ, MT Ter-Mikaelian, BM Wotton, B Rayfield, M-J Fortin. 2017. Incorporating uncertainty into forest management planning: Timber harvest, wildfire and climate change in the boreal forest. Forest Ecology and Management, 400:542-554.

Poisot T, C Guéveneux‐Julien, M-J Fortin, D Gravel, P Legendre. 2017. Hosts, parasites and their interactions respond to different climatic variables. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 26:942-951.

Pedersen EJ, PL Thompson, AR Ball, M-J Fortin, TC Gouhier, H Link, C Moritz, H Nenzen, RRE Stanley, ZE Taranu, A Gonzalez, F Guichard, P Pepin. 2017. Signatures of the collapse and incipient recovery of an overexploited marine ecosystem. Royal Society Open Science, 4 (7): 170215.
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Franckowiak RP, M Panasci, K Jarvis, I Acuña-Rodriguez, EL Landguth, M-J Fortin, HH Wagner. 2017. Model selection with multiple regression on distance matrices leads to incorrect inferences. PLoS ONE, 12(4): e0175194.

Eger AM. JMR Curtis, M-J Fortin, IM Côté, F Guichard. 2017. Transferability and scalability of species distribution models: A test with sedentary marine invertebrates. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences., 74: 766-788.

Edge CB, M-J Fortin, N Shrestha, D Lawrie, D Jackson. 2017. Habitat alteration and habitat fragmentation differentially affect beta diversity of stream fish communities. Landscape Ecology, 32: 647-662.

Mui AB, B Caverhill, B Johnson, M-J Fortin, Y He. 2017. Using multiple metrics to estimate seasonal landscape connectivity for Blanding’s turtles (Emydoidea blandingii) in a fragmented landscape. Landscape Ecology, 32: 531-545.

Odriozola I, G García-Baquero, M-J Fortin, N Amaia Laskurain, A Aldezabal. 2017. Grazing exclusion unleashes competitive plant responses in Atlantic mountain grasslands. Applied Vegetation Science. 20: 50-61.

Aquilué N, M De Cáceres, M-J Fortin, A Fall, L Brotons. 2017. A spatial allocation procedure to model landuse/land-cover changes: accounting for occurrence and spread processes. Ecological Modelling, 344:73-86.

Linke J, M-J Fortin, S Courtenay, R Cormier. 2017. High-resolution global maps of 21st-century annual forest loss: independent accuracy assessment and application in a temperate forest region of Atlantic Canada. Remote Sensing of Environment, 188: 164-176.
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Ciudad C, A Gastón, MC Mateo-Sánchez, JI García-Viñas, C López-Leiva, A Fernández-Landa, M Marchamalo, J Cuevas, B de la Fuente, M-J Fortín, S Saura. 2017. Species’ habitat use inferred from environmental variables at multiple scales: how much we gain from high-resolution vegetation data? International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 55: 1-8.


Borges Matos C, S Aragón, M Nazareth Ferreira da Silva, M-J Fortin, WE Magnusson. 2016. Importance of the matrix in determining small-mammal assemblages in an Amazonian forest-savanna mosaic. Biological Conservation, 204: 415-427.

Edge C, J Houlahan, DA Jackson. M-J Fortin. 2016. The response of amphibian larvae to environmental change is both consistent and variable. Oikos, 125: 1700-1710.
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Daniel C, L Frid, B Sleeter, M-J Fortin. 2016. State-and-transition simulation models:  A framework for forecasting landscape dynamics. Methods in Ecology & Evolution, 7: 1413-1423.
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Ruppert JLW, M-J Fortin, MG Meekan. 2016 The ecological role of sharks on coral reefs – Response to Roff et al. Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 31: 586–587.

Mateo Sánchez MC, Gastón A, Ciudad C, García-Viñas JI; Cuevas J, López-Leiva C, Fernández-Landa A, Algeet-Abarquero N, Marchamalo M, M-J Fortin, Saura S. 2016. Seasonal and temporal changes in species use of the landscape: How do they impact the inferences from multi-scale habitat modeling? Landscape Ecology, 31: 1261-1276.

Ruppert JLW, M-J Fortin, EA Gunn, DL Martell. Conserving woodland caribou habitat while maintaining timber yield: A graph theory approach. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 46: 914-923.

Naujokaitis-Lewis I, Fortin M-J. 2016. Spatio-temporal variation of biotic factors underpins contemporary range dynamics of congeneric species. Global Change Biology, 22:1201-1213.

Poisot T, Gravel D, Leroux S, Wood SA, Fortin M-J, Baiser B, Cirtwill AR, Araujo MB, Stouffer DB. 2016. Synthetic datasets and community tools for the rapid testing of ecological hypotheses. Ecography, 39: 402-408.

Poisot T, Cirtwill, A, Cazelles K, Gravel D, Fortin M-J, Stouffer D. 2016. The structure of probabilistic networks. Methods in Ecology & Evolution, 7: 303-312.

Talluto MV, Boulangeat I, Ameztegui A, Aubin I, Berteaux D, Butler A, Doyon F, Drever CR, Fortin, M-J, Franceschini T, Liénard J, Dan McKenney D, Solarik KA, Strigul N, Thuiller W, Gravel D. 2016. Cross-scale integration of knowledge for predicting species ranges: a metamodeling framework. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 25: 238-249.


Watts AG, VM Lukasik, M-J Fortin, SM Alexander. 2015. Urbanization, grassland, and diet influence coyote (Canis latrans) parasitism structure. EcoHealth, 12: 645-659.

Legendre P, M-J Fortin, D Borcard. 2015. Should the Mantel test be used in spatial analysis? Methods in Ecology & Evolution, 6: 1239-1247.

Watts AG, P Schlichting, S Billerman, B Jesmer, S Micheletti, M-J Fortin, WC Funk, P Hapeman, E Muths, MA Murphy. 2015. How spatio-temporal habitat connectivity affects amphibian genetic structure. Frontiers in Genetics, 6:Article 275.

Jin LS, MW Cadotte, M-J Fortin. 2015. Phylogenetic turnover patterns consistent with niche conservatism in montane plant species. Journal of Ecology, 103: 742-749.

James P, Cooke B, Brunet B, Lumley L, Sperling F, Fortin M-J, Quinn V, Sturtevant B. 2015. Life-stage differences in spatial genetic structure in an irruptive forest insect: Implications for dispersal and spatial synchrony. Molecular Ecology, 24: 296-309.

Hall AM, SJ McCauley, M-J Fortin. 2015. Recreational boating, landscape configuration, and habitat structure as drivers of odonate community composition in an island setting. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 8: 31-42.


Hornseth ML, AA Walpole, LR Walton, J Bowman, JC Ray, M-J Fortin, DL Murray. 2014. Habitat loss, not fragmentation, drives occurrence patterns of Canada lynx at the southern range periphery. PLoS ONE 9(11): e113511.

Emidio da Silva K, S Venâncio Martins, M-J Fortin, MC Ribeiro, CP de Azevedo, CA Álvares Soares Ribeiro. 2014. Tree species community spatial structure in a terra firme Amazon forest, Brazil. Bosque 35: 347-355.

Norris D, M-J Fortin, WE Magnusson. 2014. Towards monitoring biodiversity in amazonian forests: how regular samples capture meso-scale altitudinal variation in 25 km2 plots. PLoS ONE 9(8): e106150.

Isaak DJ, Peterson EE, Ver Hoef JM, Wenger SJ, Falke JA, Torgersen CE, Sowder C, Steel EA, Fortin M-J, Jordan CE, Ruesch AS, Som N, Monestiez P. 2014. Applications of spatial statistical network models to stream data. WIREs – Water, 1:277-294.

Terrail R, Arseneault D, Fortin M-J, Dupuis S, Boucher Y. 2014. An early forest inventory indicates a high accuracy of forest composition data in presettlement land surveys records. Journal of Vegetation Science, 25: 691-702.

Anstett DN, O’Brien H, Larsen EW, Mcmullin TR, Fortin M-J. 2014. Dispersal analysis of three Peltigera species based on landscape genetics data. Mycology, 4: 187-195.

Hughes JS, M-J Fortin, V Nealis, J Régnière. 2014. Pollen cone production in jack pine: Spatial and temporal patterns subject to natural disturbance by the jack pine budworm. Can. J. For. Res. 44: 195-211.

Saura S, Ö Bodin, M-J Fortin. 2014. Stepping stones are crucial for species’ long-distance dispersal and range expansion through habitat networks. Journal of Applied Ecology, 51: 171-182.
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Sturtevant BR, BR Miranda, PT Wolter, PMA James, M-J Fortin, PA Townsend. 2014. Forest recovery patterns in response to divergent disturbance regimes in the Border Lakes region of Minnesota (USA) and Ontario (Canada). Forest Ecology and Management, 313: 199-211.


Remmel TK, M-J Fortin. 2013. Categorical, class-focused map patterns: Characterization and comparison. Landscape Ecology, 28: 1587-1599.

Ruppert JLW, MJ Travers, JP Gilmour, LL Smith, M-J Fortin, MG Meekan. 2013. Caught in the middle: combined impacts of shark removal and coral loss on the fish communities of coral reefs. PLoS ONE, 8(9): e74648. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0074648.
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De Cáceres M, Brotons L, Aquilué N, Fortin M-J. 2013. The combined effects of land use legacies and novel fire regimes on bird distributions in the Mediterranean. Journal of Biogeography, 40: 1535-1547.

Linke J, GJ McDermid, M-J Fortin, GB Stenhouse. 2013. Relationships between grizzly bears and human disturbances in a rapidly changing multi-use forest landscape. Biological Conservation, 166: 54-63.

Beyer H, Morales J, Murray D, Fortin M-J. 2013. The effectiveness of Bayesian state-space models for estimating behavioural states from movement paths. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4: 433-441.

Naujokaitis-Lewis IR, JMR Curtis, L Tischendorf, D Badzinski, K Lyndsay, M-J Fortin. 2013. Uncertainties in coupled species distribution–metapopulation dynamics models for risk assessments under climate change. Diversity and Distributions, 19: 541-554.

Brotons L, Aquilué N, de Cáceres M, Fortin M-J, Fall A. 2013. How Fire History, Fire Suppression Practices and Climate Change Affect Wildfire Regimes in Mediterranean Landscapes. PLoS ONE 8(5): e62392.

Peterson EE, JM Ver Hoef, DJ Isaak, JA Falke, M-J Fortin, C Jordan, K McNyset, P Monestiez, AS Ruesch, A Sengupta, N Som, A Steel, DM Theobald, CE Torgersen, SJ Wenger. 2013. Modeling dendritic ecological networks in space: An integrated network perspective. Ecology Letters, 16: 707-719.

Wagner HH, M-J Fortin. 2013. A conceptual framework for the spatial analysis of landscape genetic data. Conservation Genetics, 14: 253-261.

Naujokaitis-Lewis I, Y Rico, J Lovell, M-J Fortin, M Murphy. 2013. Implications of incomplete networks on estimation of landscape genetic connectivity. Conservation Genetics, 14: 287-298.

Beyer HL, Ung R, Murray DL, M-J Fortin. 2013. Functional responses, seasonal variation and thresholds in behavioural responses of moose to road density. Journal of Applied Ecology, 50: 286-294.

Cuddington K, Fortin M-J, Gerber L, Leibhold A, O’Connor M, Hastings A, Ray C. 2013. Process-based models are required to manage ecological systems in a changing world. Ecosphere 4(2) Art20: 1-12.

Gil-Tena A. L Brotons, M-J Fortin, F Burel, S Saura. 2013. Assessing the role of landscape connectivity in recent woodpecker range expansion in Mediterranean Europe: forest management implications. European Journal of Forest Research, 132: 181-194.


Windle MJS, GA Rose, R Devillers, M-J Fortin. 2012. Spatio-temporal variations in invertebrate−cod−environment relationships on the Newfoundland–Labrador Shelf, 1995−2009. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 469: 263–278.

Polakowska AE, M-J Fortin, A Couturier. 2012. Quantifying the spatial relationship between bird species’ distributions and landscape feature boundaries in southern Ontario, Canada. Landscape Ecology, 27: 1481-1493.

Melles S, M-J Fortin, D Badzinski, K Lindsay. 2012. Relative Importance of Nesting Habitat and Measures of Connectivity in Predicting the Occurrence of a Forest Songbird in Fragmented Landscapes. Avian Conservation and Ecology 7 (2): 3. [online] URL:

Weaver JE, TM Conway, M-J Fortin. 2012. An invasive species’ relationship with environmental variables changes across multiple spatial scales. Landscape Ecology, 27: 1351-1362.

Dray S, R Pélissier, P Couteron, M-J Fortin, P Legendre, PR Peres-Neto, E Bellier, R. Bivand, FG Blanchet, M De Cáceres, A-B Dufour, E Heegaard, T Jombart, F Munoz, J Oksanen, J Thioulouse, HH Wagner. 2012. Community ecology in the age of multivariate multiscale spatial analysis. Ecological Monographs. 82: 257-275.

Vepakomma U, D Kneeshaw, M-J Fortin. 2012. Spatial contiguity and continuity of disturbance in boreal forests: Gap persistence, expansion, shrinkage and displacement. Journal of Ecology, 100: 1257-1268.

Fortin M-J, PMA James, A MacKenzie, SJ Melles, B Rayfield. 2012. Spatial statistics, spatial regression, and graph theory in ecology. Spatial Statistics, 1: 100-109.

Brotons L, M De Cáceres, A Fall, M-J Fortin. 2012. Incorporating species dispersal and landscape dynamics to the modeling of bird species distribution changes in fire prone Mediterranean landscapes. Ecography, 35:458-467.

Murray DL, Hussey K, Finnegan L, Lowe SJ, Price GJ, Benson J, Loveless K, Middel K, Mills K, Potter D, Silver A, Fortin M-J, Patterson BR, Wilson PJ. 2012. Assessment of the status and viability of a moose population at its southern range limit in Ontario. Can. J. Zoology, 90:422-434.

Broennimann O, MC Fitzpatrick, P Pearman, B Petitpierre, L Pellissier, NG Yoccoz, W Thuiller, M-J Fortin, C Randin, N Zimmermann, C Graham, A Guisan. 2012. Measuring ecological niche overlap from occurrence and spatial environmental data. Global Ecology and Biogeography 21: 481-497.

Finnegan LA, PJ Wilson, GN Price, SJ Lowe, BR Patterson, M-J Fortin, DL Murray. 2012. The complimentary role of genetic and ecological data in understanding population structure: a case study using moose (Alces alces). Eur J Wildl Res. 58: 415-423.

Landguth EL, BC Fedy, SJ Oyler-McCance, AL Garey, SL Emel, M Mumma, HH Wagner, M-J Fortin, SA Cushman. 2012. Effects of sample size, number of markers, and allelic richness on the detection of spatial genetic pattern. Molecular Ecology Resources, 12: 276-284.

Luque S, S Saura, M-J Fortin. 2012. Landscape connectivity analysis for conservation: insights from combining new methods with ecological and genetic data. Landscape Ecology, 27: 153-157.

Graves TA, TN Wasserman, M Ribeiro, EL Landguth, SF Spear, N Balkenhol, CB Higgins, M-J Fortin, SA Cushman, LP Waits. 2012. The influence of landscape characteristics and home-range size on the quantification of landscape-genetics relationships. Landscape Ecology, 27: 253-266.

Erős T, JD Olden, RS Schick, D Schmera, M-J Fortin. 2012. Characterizing connectivity relationships in freshwaters using patch-based graphs. Landscape Ecology, 27:303-317.


McCauley SJ, L Rowe, M-J Fortin. 2011. The deadly effects of ‘non-lethal’ predators. Ecology, 92: 2043-2048.
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James PMA, BR Sturtevant, P Townsend, P Wolter, M-J Fortin. 2011. Two-dimensional wavelet analysis of spruce budworm host basal area in the Border Lakes landscape. Ecological Applications 21:2197–2209.

Strecker AL, JM Casselman, M-J Fortin, DA Jackson, MS Ridgway, PA Abrams, BJ Shuter. 2011. A multi-scale comparison of trait linkages to environmental and spatial variables in fish communities across a large freshwater lake. Oecologia 166: 819-831.

Rayfield B, M-J Fortin, A Fall. 2011. Connectivity for conservation: A framework to classify network measures. Ecology, 92: 847-858.

James PMA, M-J Fortin, B Sturtevant, A Fall, D Kneeshaw. 2011. Modelling spatial interactions among fire, spruce budworm, and logging in the boreal forest. Ecosystems, 14: 60-75.

Safner T, Miller MP, McRae BH, Fortin M-J, S Manel. 2011. Comparison of Bayesian clustering and edge detection methods for inferring boundaries in landscape genetics. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 12: 865-889.

Melles SJ, M-J Fortin, K Lindsay, D Badzinski. 2011. Expanding northward: Influence of climate change, forest connectivity, and population processes on a threatened species’ range shift. Global Change Biology, 17, 17-31.


Dale MRT, M-J Fortin. 2010. From graphs to spatial graphs. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics, 41, 21-38.

Epperson BK, B McRae, K Scribner, S Cushman, MS Rosenberg, M-J Fortin, PMA James, M Murphy, S Manel, P Legendre, MRT Dale. 2010. Utility of computer simulations in landscape genetics. Molecular Ecology, 19: 3549-3564. 

Anderson CD, BK Epperson, M-J Fortin, R Holderegger, PMA James, MS Rosenberg, KT Scribner, S Spear. 2010. Considering spatial and temporal scale in landscape-genetic studies of gene flow. Molecular Ecology, 19: 3565-3575.

Spear S, N Balkenhol, M-J Fortin, B McRae, K Scribner. 2010. Use of resistance surfaces for landscape genetic studies: Considerations for parameterization and analysis. Molecular Ecology, 19: 3576-3591.

Manel S, S Joost, BK Epperson, R Holderegger, A Storfer, MS Rosenberg, K Scribner, A Bonin, M-J Fortin. 2010. Perspectives on the use of landscape genetics to detect genetic adaptive variation in the field. Molecular Ecology, 19: 3760-3772.

Legendre P, M-J Fortin. 2010. Comparison of the Mantel test and alternative approaches for detecting complex multivariate relationships in the spatial analysis of genetic data. Molecular Ecology Resources, 10: 831-844.

Segelbacher G, Cushman SA, Epperson BK, Fortin M-J, François O, Hardy OJ, Holderegger R, Taberlet P, Waits LP, Manel S. 2010. Applications of Landscape Genetics in Conservation Biology: Concepts and Challenges. Conservation Genetics, 11: 375-385.

Grillet M-E GJ Jordan, M-J Fortin. 2010. State transition detection in the spatio-temporal incidence of malaria. Spatial and Spatio-Temporal Epidemiology Journal,1: 251-259.

Rayfield B, A Fall, M-J Fortin. 2010. The sensitivity of least-cost habitat graphs to relative cost surface values. Landscape Ecology, 25: 519-532.

James PMA, RA Fleming, M-J Fortin. 2010. Identifying significant scale-specific spatial boundaries using wavelets and null models: spruce budworm defoliation in Ontario, Canada as a case study. Landscape Ecology, 25:873–887.

Ruppert JLW, M-J Fortin, GA Rose, R Devillers. 2010. Environmental mediation of Atlantic cod on fish community composition: an application of multivariate regression tree analysis to exploited marine ecosystems. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 411:189-201.

Windle MJS, GA Rose, R Devillers, M-J Fortin. 2010. Exploring spatial non-stationarity of fisheries survey data using geographically weighted regression (GWR): an example from the Northwest Atlantic. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 67: 145-154.

Hély C, M-J Fortin, K Anderson, Y Bergeron. 2010. Landscape composition influences local pattern of fire size in the eastern Canadian boreal forest: role of weather and landscape mosaic on fire size distribution in mixedwood boreal forest using the Prescribed Fire Analysis System. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 19: 1099-1109.

Papaik M-J, A Fall, B Sturtevant, D Kneeshaw, C Messier, M-J Fortin, N Simon. 2010. Forest processes from stands to landscapes: Exploring model forecast uncertainties using cross-scale model comparison. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 40: 2345-2359.

Côté P, R Tittler, C Messier, DD Kneeshaw, A Fall, M-J Fortin. 2010. Comparing different forest zoning options for landscape-scale management of the boreal forest: possible benefits of the TRIAD. Forest Ecology and Management, 259: 418-427.

Remmel TK, M-J Fortin. 2010. Research in the spatial sciences: How are Canadian geographers contributing? The Canadian Geographer, 54: 4-14.

Grillet M-E, R Barrera, J-E Martínez, J Berti, M-J Fortin. 2010. Disentangling the effect of local and global spatial variation on a mosquito-borne infection in a neotropical heterogeneous environment. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 82: 194-201.

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