Publications

2011

Holmstrom, L. , T. E. Hamer, E. Colclazier, N. Denis, D. Ruché, J. Verschuyl. 2011. Assessing avian-turbine collision risk: an approach angle dependent model. Wind Engineering Volume 35, No. 3, 2011.

Stumpf, J.P., N. Denis, T.E. Hamer, G. Johnson, J. Verschuyl. 2011. Flight height distribution and collision risk of the Marbled Murrelet Brachyramphus marmoratus: methodology and preliminary results. Marine Ornithology 39: 123—128. (pdf)

E. Colclazier, N. Denis, J. Stumpf, J. Verschuyl, T. E. Hamer. In Prep. Flight altitudes of Newell’s Shearwater and Hawaiian Petrel on the Island of Kaua‘i and relative risk collision. Submitted to Journal of Wildlife Management.

2009

McWethy, D. B., A. J. Hansen, and J. P. Verschuyl. 2009. In Review. Disturbance, available energy and bird richness:  test of the dynamic equilibrium hypothesis. Submitted to Landscape Ecology.

McWethy, D. B., A. J. Hansen, and J. P. Verschuyl. 2009. Edge effects for songbirds vary with productivity. Forest Ecology and Management257:665-678. (pdf)

2008

Hamer, T. E., D. E. Varland, T. L. McDonald and D. Meekins. 2008. Predictive model of habitat suitability for the Marbled murrelet in western Washington. Journal of Wildlife Management 72(4): 983-993.  (pdf)

Raphael, M. G., S. K. Nelson, P. Swedeen, M. Ostwald, K. Flotlin, S. Desimone, S. Horton, P. Harrison, D. Prenzlow Escene, and W. Jaross. In association with Hamer Environmental and EDAW, Inc. 2008. Recommendations and Supporting Analysis of Conservation Opportunities for the Marbled Murrelet Long-Term Conservation Strategy. Washington State Department of Natural Resources, Olympia, WA.
http://www.dnr.wa.gov/ResearchScience/Topics/TrustLandsHCP/Pages/marbled_murrelet.aspx

Ruché, D. et N. Denis. 2008. Synthèse bibliographique sur l’expérience américaine en matière de radar utilisé dans le cadre d’études de l’avifaune. Programme National, Éolien-Biodiversité. ADEME, MEEDDAT, SER/FEE, LPO. (pdf)

Verschuyl, J. P, A. J. Hansen, D. B. McWethy, R. Sallabanks, and R. L. Hutto. 2008. Is the effect of forest structure on bird diversity modified by forest productivity Ecological Applications18(5):1155-1170. (pdf)

2007

Hamer, T.E., E.D. Forsman, and E.M. Glenn. 2007. Home range attributes and habitat selection of barred owls and spotted owls in an area of sympatry. Condor109:750-768. (pdf)

2004 - 2006

Hamer, T.E., S. M. Schuster and D. Meekins. 2005. Radar as a tool for monitoring Xantus’s Murrelet populations. Marine Ornithology33: 139–146. http://www.marineornithology.org/PDF/33_2/33_2_139-146.pdf

Hamer, T.E. and S. Schuster.  2004.  Radar monitoring of Xantus's Murrelets before and after eradication of Black Rats at Anacapa Island, California.  Prepared for American Trader Oil Spill Restoration, CDFW, NOAA.

Hamer, T.E., S. Schuster, D. Meekins, and R. Douglas.  2004.  Radar monitoring of Marbled Murrelets at inland sites in Mendocino and Sonoma, Counties, CA 1999-2002.  Presented at the Pacific Seabird Group Annual Meeting 2004.

McShane, C., T. Hamer, H. Carter, G. Swartzman, V. Friesen, D. Ainley, R. Tressler, K. Nelson, A. Burger, L. Spear, T. Mohagen, R. Martin, L. Henkel, K. Prindle, C. Strong, J. Keany. 2004. Evaluation report for the 5-year status review of the Marbled Murrelet in Washington, Oregon, and California. Prepared for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 1.  http://www.hamerenvironmental.com/pdf/Mamu%20full%20final.pdf

2000-2003

Hamer, T.E., D.L. Hays, and C.M. Senger, E.D. Forsman. 2001. Diets of Northern Barred Owls and Northern Spotted Owls in an area of sympatry. J. Raptor Res. 35(3):221-227.

Nelson, S.K., T.E. Hamer, A.K. Wilson, and D. Meekins.  2003.  Characteristics of Marbled Murrelet nest trees and nest sites in the Pacific Northwest .  Presented at the Pacific Seabird Group Annual Meeting 2003.

Noss, R., L. Benda, T.E. Hamer, J. McBride, T.Roelofs, T. Sholars, and B. Ziemer.  2003. Mendocino Redwood Company natural community conservation - Habitat Conservation Plan.  Prepared for Mendocino Redwood Company.

Before 2000

Hamer, T.E. 1995. Inland habitat associations of Marbled Murrelets in western Washington. In Ralph, C.J., G.L. Hunt, J. Piatt, and M. Raphael (eds.).  Conservation Assessment for the Marbled Murrelet. U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Redwood Sciences Lab, Arcata, CA.

Hamer, T.E. and E.B. Cummins. 1990. Forest habitat relationships of Marbled Murrelets in Washington. Prepared for Wildlife Management Division, Nongame Program, Washington Department of Wildlife, Olympia, WA. 57pp.

Hamer, T.E. and E.B. Cummins. 1991. Relationships between forest characteristics and use of inland sites by Marbled Murrelets in northwestern Washington. Prepared for Wildlife Management Division, Nongame Program, Washington Department of Wildlife, Olympia, WA. 47pp.

Hamer, T.E., and S.K. Nelson. 1995. Characteristics of Marbled Murrelet nest trees and nesting stands. In Ralph, C.J., G.L. Hunt, J. Piatt, and M. Raphael (eds.). Conservation Assessment for the Marbled Murrelet. U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Redwood Sciences Laboratory, Arcata, CA .   

Hamer, T.E., and S.K. Nelson. 1995. Nesting chronology of the Marbled Murrelet  In Ralph, C.J., G.L. Hunt, J. Piatt, and M. Raphael (eds.). Conservation Assessment for the Marbled Murrelet. U.S.D.A. Forest Service, Redwood Sciences Laboratory, Arcata, CA.    

Hamer, T.E., S.G. Seim, and K.R. Dixon. 1989. Northern Spotted Owl and Northern Barred Owl habitat  use and home range size in Washington. Prepared for Wildlife Management Division, Nongame Program, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, Olympia, WA.

Hamer, T.E., B.A. Cooper, and C.J. Ralph. 1995. Use of radar to study the movements of Marbled Murrelets at inland sites. Northwestern Naturalist 76:73-78.

Hamer, T.E., E.D. Forsman, A.D. Fuchs, and M.L. Walters. 1994. Hybridization between Barred and Spotted Owls. Auk 34:36-42.

Hamer, T.E., B. Ritchie, E.B. Cummins, and C. Turley. 1994. A statistical model of habitat suitability for the Marbled Murrelet. Prepared for Wildlife Management Division, Nongame Program, Washington Department of Wildlife, Olympia, WA. 28pp.

Kochert, M.N., A.R. Bammann, and T.E. Hamer. 1977. Reproductive performance, food habits and population dynamics of raptors in the Snake River Birds of Prey Natural Area. Pp. 1-39 in Snake River Birds of Prey Research Project Annual Report. U.S. Dept. Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Boise, Idaho .

Malcom P. North, J.F. Franklin, A.B. Carey, E.D. Forsman, and T. Hamer. 1999. Forest stand structure of the Northern Spotted Owl’s foraging habitat. Forest Science45(4):520-527.