International Publications

[peer referee if not otherwise stated]

[1995-1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 20062007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017]

Main longterm interest: [Deer space use] - [Selective harvesting]
Old topics (no longer active): [Sheep grazing] - [Sheep ecology]
New topics: [Ticks and tick-borne disease] - [Deerked]

Species: [roe deer] - [red deer] - [moose] - [reindeer]

2018/in press


241. Rivrud, I.M., Sivertsen, T., Mysterud, A., Åhman, B., Støen, O.-G. & Skarin, A. 2018. Reindeer green wave surfing constrained by predators. Ecosphere: in press.

240. Couriot, O., Hewison, A. J. M., Saïd, S., Cagnacci, F., Chamaillé-Jammes, S., Linnell, J. D. C., Mysterud, A., Peters, W., Urbano, F., Heurich, M., Kjellander, P., Nicoloso, S., Berger, A., Sustr, P., Kroeschel, M., Soennichsen, L., Sandfort, R., Gehr, B., and Morellet, N. 2018. Truly sedentary? The multi-range tactic as a response to resource heterogeneity and unpredictability in a large herbivore. Oecologia in press.

239. Büntgen, U., Galván, J.D., Mysterud, A., Krusic, P.J., Hülsmann, L., Jenny, H., Senn, J., and Bollmann, K. Horn growth variation and hunting selection on Alpine ibex. Journal of Animal Ecology: in press.

238. Gaudry, W.-, Gaillard, J.-M., Saïd, S., Bonenfant, C., Mysterud, A., Morellet, N., and Calenge, C. 2018. Same habitat composition but different use: evidence of context-dependent habitat selection in roe deer females. Scientific Reports 8:5102 [open access]

237. Tucker, M. A., Böhning-Gaese, K., Fagan, W. F., Fryxell, J. M., Van Moorter, B., Alberts, S. C., Ali, A. H., Allen, A. M., Attias, N., Avgar, T., Bartlam-Brooks, H., Bayarbaatar, B., Belant, J. L., Bertassoni, A., Beyer, D., Bidner, L., van Beest, F. M., Blake, S., Blaum, N., Bracis, C., Brown, D., de Bruyn, P. J. N., Cagnacci, F., Calabrese, J. M., Camilo-Alves, C., Chamaillé-Jammes, S., Chiaradia, A., Davidson, S. C., Dennis, T., DeStefano, S., Diefenbach, D., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Fennessy, J., Fichtel, C., Fiedler, W., Fischer, C., Fischhoff, I., Fleming, C. H., Ford, A. T., Fritz, S. A., Gehr, B., Goheen, J. R., Gurarie, E., Hebblewhite, M., Heurich, M., Hewison, A. J. M., Hof, C., Hurme, E., Isbell, L. A., Janssen, R., Jeltsch, F., Kaczensky, P., Kane, A., Kappeler, P. M., Kauffman, M., Kays, R., Kimuyu, D., Koch, F., Kranstauber, B., LaPoint, S., Leimgruber, P., Linnell, J. D. C., López-López, P., Markham, A. C., Mattisson, J., Medici, E. P., Mellone, U., Merrill, E., de Miranda Mourão, G., Morato, R. G., Morellet, N., Morrison, T. A., Díaz-Muñoz, S. L., Mysterud, A., Nandintsetseg, D., Nathan, R., Niamir, A., Odden, J., O'Hara, R. B., Oliveira-Santos, L. G., Olson, K. A., Patterson, B. D., Cunha de Paula, R., Pedrotti, L., Reineking, B., Rimmler, M., Rogers, T. L., Rolandsen, C. M., Rosenberry, C. S., Rubenstein, D. I., Safi, K., Saïd, S., Sapir, N., Sawyer, H., Schmidt, N. M., Selva, N., Sergiel, A., Shiilegdamba, E., Silva, J. P., Singh, N., Solberg, E. J., Spiegel, O., Strand, O., Sundaresan, S., Ullmann, W., Voigt, U., Wall, J., Wattles, D., Wikelski, M., Wilmers, C. C., Wilson, J. W., Wittemyer, G., Zi-Öba, F., Zwijacz-Kozica, T. and Mueller, T. 2018. Moving in the Anthropocene: Global reductions in terrestrial mammalian movements. Science 359: 466.

236. Bischof, R., Bonenfant, C., Rivrud, I.M., Zedrosser, A., Friebe, A., Coulson, T., Mysterud, A., and Swenson, J.E. 2018. Regulated hunting re-shapes the life history of brown bears. Nature Ecology and Evolution 2: 116-123 [pdf].  [commentary Fahrenkamp-Uppenbrink, J. 2018. How hunting affects brown bear populations. Science 359: 286-287]

235. Meisingset, E.L., Loe, L.E., Brekkum, Ø., Bischof, R., Rivrud, I.M., Lande, U.S., Zimmermann, B., Veiberg, V., and Mysterud , A. 2018. Spatial mismatch between management units and movement ecology of a partially migratory ungulate. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 745-753.

234. Hertel, A.G., Bischof, R., Langval, O., Mysterud, A., Kindberg, J., Swenson, J.E., and Zedrosser, A. 2018. Berry production drives bottom-up effects on body mass and reproductive success in an omnivore. Oikos 127: 197-207.


233. Debeffe, L., Rivrud, I.M., Brekkum, Ø., Meisingset, E.L., and Mysterud, A. 2017. Implications of the forage maturation hypothesis for activity of partially migratory male and female deer. Ecosphere 8: article e02050. [Open Access]

232. Mysterud, A., Jore, S., Østerås, O., Viljugrein, H. 2017. Emergence of tick-borne diseases at northern latitudes: a comparative approach. Scientific Reports 7: Article number 16316 [Open Access]

231. Apollonio, M., Belkin, V.V., Borkowski, J., Borodin, O.I., Borowik, T., Cagnacci, F., Danilkin A.A., Danilov, P.I., Faybich, A., Ferretti, F., Gaillard, J.-M., Hayward, M., Heshtaut, P., Heurich, M. Hurynovich, A., Kashtalyan, A., Kerley, G.I. H., Kjellander, P., Kowalczyk, R., Kozorez, A., Matveytchuk, S., Milner, J.M. , Mysterud, A., Ozoliņš, J., Panchenko, D.V., Peters, W., Podgórski, T., Pokorny, B., Rolandsen, C.M., Ruusila, V., Schmidt, K., Sipko, T.P., Veeroja, R., Velihurau, P., Yanuta, G. 2017. Challenges and science-based implications for modern management and conservation of European ungulate populations. Mammal Research 62: 209-217.

230. Mysterud, A., Vike, B.K., Meisingset, E.L., and Rivrud, I.M. 2017. The role of landscape characteristics for forage maturation and nutritional benefits of migration in red deer. Ecology and Evolution 7: 4448-4455 [DOI: 10.1002/ece3.3006; open access].

229. Büntgen, U., Greuter, L., Bollmann, K., Jenny, H., Liebhold, A., Galván, J.D., Stenseth, N.C., Andrew, C., and Mysterud, A. 2017. Elevational range shifts in four mountain ungulate species from the Swiss alps. Ecosphere 8: article e01761. [Open Access]

228. Peters, W., Hebblewhite, M., Mysterud, A., Spitz, D., Focardi, S., Urbano, F., Morellet, N., Heurich, M., Kjellander, P., Linnell, J.D.C., and Cagnacci, F. 2017. Migration in geographic and ecological space by a large herbivore. Ecological Monograph 87: 297-320.

227. Ossi, F., Gaillard, J.-M., Hebblewhite, M., Morellet, N., Ranc, N., Sandfort, R., Kroeschel, M., Kjellander, P., Mysterud, A., Linnell, J.D.C., Heurich, M., Soennichsen, L., Sustr, P., Berger, A., Rocca, M., Urbano, F., and Cagnacci, F. 2017. Plastic response by a small cervid to supplemental feeding in winter across a wide environmental gradient. Ecosphere 8: e01629. [Open Access]

226. Lone, K., Mysterud, A., Gobakken, T., Odden, J., Linnell, J., and Loe, L.E. 2017. Temporal variation in habitat selection breaks the catch-22 of spatially contrasting risk from multiple predators. Oikos 126: 624-632. 


225. Diekert, F., Richter, A., Rivrud, I.M., and Mysterud, A. 2016. How constraints affect the hunter’s decision to shoot a deer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 113: 14450-14455. [open access] - read also commentary by Zeckhauser.

224. Qviller, L., Viljugrein, H., Loe, L.E., Meisingset, E.L., and Mysterud, A. 2016. The influence of red deer space use on questing tick density and distribution in the landscape. Parasites and Vectors 9: 545. [Open Access]

223. Rivrud, I.M., Heurich, M., Krupczynski, P., Müller, J., and Mysterud, A. 2016. Green wave tracking by large herbivores: an experimental approach. Ecology 97: 3547-3553.

222. Hertel, A., Zedrosser, A., Mysterud, A., Støen, O.-G., Steyaert, S.M.J.G., and Swenson, J.E. 2016. Temporal effects of hunting on foraging behaviour of an apex predator: do bears forego foraging when risk is high? Oecologia 182: 1019-1029.

221. Austrheim, G., Speed, J.D.M., Evju, M., Hester, A., Holand, Ø., Loe, L.E., Martinsen, V., Mobæk, R., Mulder, J., Steen, H., Thompson, D.B.A., and Mysterud, A. 2016. Synergies and trade-offs between ecosystem services in an alpine ecosystem grazed by sheep - an experimental approach. Basic and Applied Ecology 17: 596-608.

220. Mysterud, A., Easterday, W.R., Stigum, V.M., Bjørnsgaard, A., Meisingset, E.L., and Viljugrein, H. 2016. Contrasting emergence of Lyme disease across ecosystems. Nature Communications 7: Article number 11882. [Open Access]

219. Loe, L.E., Rivrud, I.M., Meisingset, E., Bø, S., Hamnes, M., Veiberg, V., and Mysterud, A. 2016. Timing of the hunting season as a tool to redistribute harvest of migratory deer across the landscape. European Journal of Wildlife Research 62: 315-323.

218. Loe, L.E., Hansen, B.B., Stien, A., Albon, S., Bischof, R., Carlsson, A., Irvine, J., Meland, M., Rivrud, I.M., Ropstad, E., Veiberg, V., and Mysterud, A. 2016. Behavioral buffering of extreme weather events in a high-Arctic herbivore. Ecosphere 7: e01374. [Open Access]

217. Hertel, A., Steyaert, S.M.J.G., Zedrosser, A., Mysterud, A., Lodberg-Holm, H.K., Gelink, H.W., Kindberg, J., and Swenson, J.E. 2016. Bears and berries: species-specific foraging on a patchily distributed food resource in a human-altered landscape. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology 70: 831-842.

216. Mysterud, A., Madslien, K., Herland, A., Viljugrein, H., and Ytrehus, B. 2016. Phenology of deer ked (Lipoptena cervi) host-seeking flight activity and its relationship with prevailing autumn weather. Parasites and Vectors 9:95. [Open Access]

215. Ross, L.C., Austrheim, G., Asheim, L.-J., Bjarnason, G., Feilberg, J., Fosaa, A.M., Hester, A., Holand, Ø., Jónsdóttir, I.S., Mortensen, L.E., Mysterud, A., Olsen, E., Skonhoft, A., Speed, J.D.M., Steinheim, G., Thompson, D.B.A., and Thórhallsdóttir, A.G. 2016. Sheep grazing in the North Atlantic region: a long-term perspective on environmental sustainability. Ambio 45: 551-566. (abstract)

214. Mysterud, A., and Austrheim, G. 2016. The role of individual traits and environmental factors for diet composition of a large herbivore in an alpine ecosystem. PlosOne 11(1): e0146217. [Open Access]

213. Cagnacci, F., Focardi, S., Ghisla, A., van Moorter, B., Merrill, E., Gurarie, E., Heurich, M., Mysterud, A., Linnell, J.D.C., Panzacchi, M., May, R., Nygård, T., Rolandsen, C., and Hebblewhite, M. 2016. How many routes lead to migration? Comparison of methods to assess and characterize migratory movements. Journal of Animal Ecology 85: 54-68.

212. Rivrud, I.M., Bischof, R., Meisingset, E.L., Zimmermann, B., Loe, L.E., and Mysterud, A. 2016. Leave before it's too late: anthropogenic and environmental triggers of autumn migration in a hunted ungulate population. Ecology 97: 1058-1068.

211. Mabille, G., Stien, A., Tveraa, T., Mysterud, A., Brøseth, H. and Linnell, J.D.C. 2016. Mortality and lamb body mass growth in free-ranging domestic sheep – environmental impacts including lethal and non-lethal impacts of predators. Ecography 39: 763-773.

210. Van Beest, F.M., McLoughlin, P.D., Mysterud, A., and Brook, R.K. 2016. Functional responses in habitat selection of a large herbivore are density dependent. Ecography 39: 515-523.

209. Mysterud, A., Qviller, L., Meisingset, E.L., and Viljugrein, H. 2016. Parasite load and seasonal migration in red deer. Oecologia 180: 401-407.


208. Mysterud, A., Byrkjeland, R., Qviller, L., and Viljugrein, H. 2015. The generalist tick Ixodes ricinus and the specialist tick Ixodes trianguliceps on shrews and rodents in a northern forest ecosystem – a role of body size even among small hosts. Parasites and Vectors 8:639. [Open Access]

207. Norum, J.K., Lone, K., Linnell, J.D.C., Odden, J., Loe, L.E., and Mysterud, A. 2015. Landscape of risk to roe deer imposed by lynx and different human hunting tactics. European Journal of Wildlife Research 61: 831-840.

206. Hothorn, T., Müller, J., Held, L., Möst, L., and Mysterud, A. 2015. Temporal patterns of deer-vehicle collisions consistent with deer activity pattern and density increase but not general accident risk. Accident Analysis and Prevention 81: 143-152.

205. Mabille, G., Stien, A., Tveraa, T., Mysterud, A., Brøseth, H., and Linnell, J.D.C. 2015. Sheep farming and large carnivores: what are the factors influencing claimed losses? Ecosphere: 6: 82. [Open Access]

204. Lone, K., Loe, L.E., Meisingset, E.L., Stamnes, I., and Mysterud, A. 2015. An adaptive behavioural response to hunting: surviving male red deer shift habitat at onset of the hunting season. Animal Behaviour 102: 127-138.

203. Speed, J.D.M., Martinsen, V., Hester, A.J., Holand, Ø., Mulder, J., Mysterud, A., and Austrheim, G. 2015. Continuous and discontinuous variation in ecosystem carbon stocks with elevation across a treeline ecotone. Biogeosciences 12: 1615-1627. Earlier version published as Biogeosciences Discussions 11: 15435-15461. [pdf].


202. Mysterud, A., Hatlegjerde, I.L., and Sørensen, O.J. 2014. Attachment site selection of life stages of Ixodes ricinus ticks on a main large host in Europe, the red deer (Cervus elaphus). Parasites and Vectors 7:510. [Open Access]

201. Rivrud, I.M., Meisingset, E.L., Loe, L.E., and Mysterud, A. 2014. Interaction effects between weather and space use on harvesting effort and –patterns in red deer. Ecology and Evolution 4 (24): 4786-4797. [Open Access]

200. Lone, K., van Beest, F.M., Mysterud, A., Gobakken, T., Milner, J.M., Ruud, H.-P., and Loe, L.E. 2014. Improving broad scale forage mapping and habitat selection analysis with airborne laser scanning: the case of moose Alces alces. Ecosphere 5: 144. [Open Access]

199. Andersen, O., Wam, H., Mysterud, A., and Kaltenborn, B. 2014. Applying typology analysis to management issues: deer harvest and declining hunter numbers. Journal of Wildlife Management 78: 1282-1292.

198. Speed, J.D.M., Martinsen, V., Mysterud, A., Mulder, J., Holand, Ø., and Austrheim, G. 2014. Long-term increase in aboveground carbon stocks following grazer exclusion and forest expansion in alpine ecosystems. Ecosystems 17: 1138-1150. [recommended reading on Faculty1000, populært sammendrag]

197. Debeffe, L., Focardi, S., Hewison, A.J.M., Morellet, N., Bonenfant, C., Vanpé, C., Heurich, M., Kjellander, P., Linnell, J.D.C., Mysterud, A., Pellerin, M.L., Sustr, P., Urbano, F., and Cagnacci, F. 2014. A one night stand? Reproductive excursions of female roe deer as a breeding dispersal tactic. Oecologia 176: 431-443.

196. Gortazar, C., Reperant, L.A., Kuiken, T., de la Fuente, J., Boadella, M., Martínez-Lopez, B., Ruiz-Fons, F., Estrada-Peña, A., Drosten, C., Medley, G., Ostfeld, R., Peterson, T., VerCauteren, K.C., Menge, C., Artois, M., Schultsz, C., Delahay, R., Serra-Cobo, J., Poulin, R., Keck, F., Aguirre, A.A., Henttonen, H., Dobson, A.P., Kutz, S., Lubroth, J., and Mysterud, A. 2014. Crossing the interspecies barrier: opening the door to zoonotic pathogens. Plos Pathogens 10: e1004129. [fulltextpdf]

195. Qviller, L., Grøva, L., Viljugrein, H., Klingen, I., and Mysterud, A. 2014. Temporal pattern of Ixodes ricinus questing densities at differing elevations in the coastal region of western Norway. Parasites and Vectors 7:179 [fulltext, pdf]. #TickDeer #Tickless

194. Speed, J.D.M., Austrheim, G., Hester, A., Meisingset, E.L., Mysterud, A., Tremblay, J.-P., Øien, D.-I., and Solberg, E.J. 2014. General and specific responses of understory vegetation to cervid herbivory across a range of boreal forests. Oikos 123: 1270-1280.

193. Mysterud, A. 2014. Effects of selective harvesting on ungulate populations. pp. 124-147. In: Putman, R., and Apollonio, M. [eds.]. Behaviour and management of European ungulates. Whittles Publishing, Caithness, Scotland. [peer edited] [pdf] [can be ordered here]

192. Meisingset, E.L., Loe, L.E., Brekkum, Ø., and Mysterud, A. 2014. Targeting mitigation efforts: the role of speed limit and road edge clearance for deer-vehicle collisions. Journal of Wildlife Management 78: 679-688.

191. Austrheim, G., Speed, J.D.M., Martinsen, V., Mulder, J., and Mysterud, A. 2014. Experimental effects of herbivore density on aboveground plant biomass in an alpine grassland ecosystem. Arctic, Antartic, and Alpine Research 46: 535-541.

190. Lanta, V., Austrheim, G., Evju, M., Klimešová, J., and Mysterud, A. 2014. Linking sheep density and grazing frequency to persistence of herb species in an alpine environment. Ecological Research 29: 411-420.

189. Blix, A., Mysterud, A., Loe, L.E., and Austrheim, G. 2014. Temporal scales of density-dependent habitat selection in a large grazing herbivore. Oikos 123: 933-942.

188. Büntgen, U., Liebhold, A., Jenny, H., Mysterud, A., Egli, S., Nievergelt, D., Stenseth, N.C., and Bollmann, K. 2014. European springtime temperature synchronizes ibex horn growth across the eastern Alps. Ecology Letters 17: 303-313.

187. Mysterud, A., Rekdal, Y., Loe, L.E., Angeloff, M., Mobæk, R., Holand, Ø., and Strand, G.-H. 2014. Evaluation of landscape-level grazing capacity for domestic sheep in alpine rangelands. Rangeland Ecology & Management 67: 132-144.

186. Lone, K., Loe, L.E., Gobakken, T., Linnell, J.D.C., Odden, J., Remmen, J., and Mysterud, A. 2014. Living and dying in a multi-predator landscape of fear: roe deer are squeezed by contrasting pattern of predation risk imposed by lynx and humans. Oikos 123: 641-651.

185. Mysterud, A., and Austrheim, G. 2014. Lasting effects of snow accumulation on summer performance of large herbivores in alpine ecosystems may not last. Journal of Animal Ecology 83: 712-719.

184. Lande, U.S., Loe, L.E., Skjærli, O.J., Meisingset, E.L., and Mysterud, A. 2014. The effect of agricultural land use practice on habitat selection of red deer. European Journal of Wildlife Research 60: 69-76.


183. Speed, J.D.M., Meisingset, E.L., Austrheim, G., Hester, A.J., Mysterud, A., Tremblay, J.-P., and Solberg, E.J. 2013. Low intensities of red deer browsing constrain rowan growth in mature boreal forests of western Norway. Ecoscience 20: 311-318. [pdf]

182. Gautestad, A.O., and Mysterud, A. 2013. The Lévy flight foraging hypothesis: forgetting about memory may lead to false verification of Brownian motion. Movement Ecology 1:9. [link, pdf]

181. Martinsen, V., Grund, F., Ness, M., de Wit, H.A., Austrheim, G., Mysterud, A., and Mulder, J. 2013. Differences in the quality of seepage water and runoff caused by plant community and grazing at an alpine site in Hol, southern Norway. Water, Air & Soil Pollution 224:1649. [pdf]

180. Steigedal, H., Loe, L.E., Grøva, L., and Mysterud, A. 2013. The effect of sheep (Ovis aries) presence on the abundance of ticks (Ixodes ricinus). Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica, Section A - Animal Science: 63: 111-120. [pdf]

179. Qviller, L., Risnes-Olsen, N., Bærum, K.M., Loe, L.E., Meisingset, E., Ytrehus, B., Viljugrein, H., and Mysterud, A. 2013. Landscape level variation in tick abundance relative to seasonal migration in red deer. PlosOne 8(8): e71299. [link, pdf]

178. Mysterud, A., Easterday, W.R., Qviller, L., Viljugrein, H., and Ytrehus, B. 2013. Spatial and seasonal variation in prevalence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes ricinus ticks in Norway. Parasites and Vectors 6:187. [link, pdf]

177. Speed, J.D.M., Austrheim, G., Hester, A.J., and Mysterud, A. 2013. The response of alpine Salix shrubs to long-term browsing varies with elevation and herbivore density. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 45: 584-593. [pdf]

176. Morellet, N., Bonenfant, C., Börger, L., Ossi, F., Cagnacci, F., Heurich, M., Kjellander, P., Linnell, J.D.C., Nicoloso, S., Sustr, P., Urbano, F., and Mysterud, A. 2013. Seasonality, weather, and climate affect home range size in roe deer across a wide latitudinal gradient of Europe. Journal of Animal Ecology 82: 1326-1339. [pdf]

175. Speed, J.D.M., Austrheim, G., and Mysterud, A. 2013. The response of plant diversity to grazing varies along an elevational gradient. Journal of Ecology 101: 1225-1236. [pdf]

174. Cromsigt, J.P.G.M., Kuijper, D.P.J., Adam, M., Beschta, R.L., Churski, M., Eycott, A., Kerley, G.I.H., Mysterud, A., Schmidt, K., and West, K. 2013. Hunting for fear: innovating management of human-wildlife conflicts. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 544-549. [pdf]

173. Nielsen, A., Steinheim, G., and Mysterud, A. 2013. Do different sheep breeds show equal responses to climate fluctuations? Basic and Applied Ecology 14: 137-145. [pdf]

172. Colman, J.E., Eftestøl, S., Tsegaye, D., Flydal, K., and Mysterud, A. 2013. Summer distribution of semi-domestic reindeer relative to a new wind-power plant. European Journal of Wildlife Research 59: 359-370. [pdf]

171. Gautestad, A.O., Loe, L.E., and Mysterud, A. 2013. Inferring spatial memory and spatiotemporal scaling from GPS data: comparing red deer Cervus elaphus movements with simulation models. Journal of Animal Ecology 82: 572-586. [pdf]

170. Rivrud, I.M., Sonkoly, K., Lehoczki, R., Csányi, S., Storvik, G.O., and Mysterud, A. 2013. Hunter selection and long term trend (1881-2008) of red deer trophy sizes in Hungary. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 168-180. [pdf]

169. Van Moorter, B., Visscher, D., Herfindal, I., Basille, M., and Mysterud, A. 2013. Inferring behavioral mechanisms in habitat selection studies – getting the null-hypothesis right for functional and familiarity responses. Ecography 36: 323-330. [pdf]

168. Meisingset, E.L., Loe, L.E., Brekkum, Ø., Van Moorter, B., and Mysterud, A. 2013. Red deer habitat selection and movements in relation to roads. Journal of Wildlife Management 77: 181-191.

Mobæk, R., Mysterud, A., Holand, Ø., and Austrheim, G. 2013. Temporal variation in density dependent body growth of a large herbivore. Oikos 122: 421-427. [pdf]

Mysterud, A. 2013. Ungulate migration, plant phenology, and large carnivores: "the times they are a-changin'". Ecology: 94: 1257-1261. [invited commentary] [pdf]

165. Skonhoft, A., Veiberg, V., Gauteplass, A., Olaussen, J.O., Meisingset, E.L., and Mysterud, A. 2013. Balancing cost and income in red deer management – a case study from Norway. Journal of Environmental Management 115: 179-188. [pdf]


164. Colman, J.E., Eftestøl, S., Tsegaye, D., Flydal, K., and Mysterud, A. 2012. Is a wind-power plant acting as a barrier for reindeer Rangifer tarandus tarandus movements? Wildlife Biology 18: 439-445. [pdf]

163. Madslien, K., Ytrehus, B., Viljugrein, H., Solberg, E.J., Bråten, K.R., and Mysterud, A. 2012. Prevalence and density of deer keds (Lipoptena cervi) on moose (Alces alces) at the colonization border. Parasites and Vectors 5: 251. [pdf]

162. Mysterud, A., Bischof, R., Loe, L.E., Odden, J., and Linnell, J.D.C. 2012. Contrasting migration tendencies of sympatric red deer and roe deer suggest multiple causes of migration in ungulates. Ecosphere 3: e92. [pdf].

161. Mobæk, R., Mysterud, A., Holand, Ø., and Austrheim, G. 2012. Age class, density and temporal effects on diet composition of sheep in an alpine ecosystem. Basic and Applied Ecology 13: 466-474. [pdf]

Bischof, R., Loe, L.E., Meisingset, E., Zimmermann, B., Van Moorter, B., and Mysterud, A. 2012. A migratory northern ungulate in the pursuit of spring: jumping or surfing the green wave? American Naturalist 180: 407-424. [pdf] [you may also read a nice News&Views article on our paper in Nature 490: 182-183 on "Animal migration: Catching the wave", also recommended paper on F1000]

Nielsen, A., Yoccoz, N.G., Steinheim, G., Storvik, G.O., Rekdal, Y., Angeloff, M., Pettorelli, N., Holand, Ø., and Mysterud, A. 2012. Are responses of herbivores to environmental variability spatially consistent in alpine ecosystems? Global Change Biology 18: 3050-3062. [pdf]

158. Mobæk, R., Mysterud, A., Loe, L.E., Holand, Ø., and Austrheim, G. 2012. Experimental evidence for density dependent activity pattern of a large herbivore in an alpine ecosystem. Oikos 121: 1364-1369. [pdf]

157. Sivertsen, T., Mysterud, A., and Gundersen, H. 2012. Moose (Alces alces) calf survival rates in the presence of wolves (Canis lupus) in southeast Norway.
European Journal of Wildlife Research 58: 863-868. [pdf]

156. Olaussen, J.O., and Mysterud, A. 2012. Red deer hunting – commercialising versus availability. European Journal of Wildlife Research 58: 597-607. [pdf]

155. Holand, Ø., Weladji, R.B., Mysterud, A., Røed, K., Reimers, E., and Nieminen, M. 2012. Induced orphaning reveals post-weaning maternal care in reindeer. European Journal of Wildlife Research 58: 589-596. [pdf]

154. Mysterud, A., Nielsen, A., and Holand, Ø. 2012. Infield grass production at northern latitudes:  farmers' adaptation to climate change. Climate Research 53: 55-61. [pdf]

153. Speed, J.D.M., Austrheim, G., Hester, A., and Mysterud, A. 2012. Elevational advance of alpine plant communities is buffered by herbivory. Journal of Vegetation Science 23: 617-625. [pdf]

152. Mysterud, A. 2012. Trophy hunting with uncertain role for population dynamics and extinction of ungulates. Animal Conservation 15: 14-15. [invited commentary]  [pdf]

151. Loe, L.E., Bonenfant, C., Meisingset, E., and Mysterud, A. 2012. Effects of spatial scale and sample size in GPS-based species distribution models: are the best models trivial for red deer management? European Journal of Wildlife Research 58: 195-203. [pdf]

150. Martinsen, V., Mulder, J., Austrheim, G., Hessen, D.O., and Mysterud, A. 2012. Effects of sheep grazing on availability and leaching of soil nitrogen: controlled experiment in low-alpine grasslands. Arctic, Antartic, and Alpine Research 44: 67-82. [pdf]


149. Martinsen, V., Mulder, J., Austrheim, G., and Mysterud, A. 2011. Carbon storage in low-alpine grassland soils: effects of different grazing intensities of sheep. European Journal of Soil Science 62: 822-833. [pdf]

148. Cagnacci, F., Focardi, S., Heurich, M, Hewison, A.J.M., Kjellander, P., Linnell, J.D.C., Mysterud, A., Neteler, M., Delucchi, L., Ossi, F., and Urbano, F. 2011. Partial migration in roe deer: migratory and resident tactics are end points of a behavioural gradient determined by ecological factors. Oikos 120: 1790-1802. [pdf]

147. Martinsen, V., Austrheim, G., Mysterud, A., and Mulder, J. 2011. Effects of herbivory on N-cycling and distribution of added 15NH4+ in a N-limited low-alpine grassland system. Plant and Soil 347: 279-292. [pdf]

146. Speed, J.D.M., Austrheim, G., Hester, A., and Mysterud, A. 2011. Browsing interacts with climate to determine tree ring increment. Functional Ecology 25: 1018-1023. [pdf]

145. Mysterud, A. 2011. Selective harvesting of large mammals: How often does it result in directional selection? Journal of Applied Ecology 48: 827-834. [pdf]

144. Austrheim, G., Solberg, E.J., and Mysterud, A. 2011. Spatio-temporal variation in large herbivore pressure in Norway during 1949-1999: has decreased grazing by livestock been countered by increased browsing by cervids? Wildlife Biology 17: 286-298. [pdf]

143. Mysterud, A., Hessen, D.O., Mobæk, R., Martinsen, V., Mulder, J., and Austrheim, G. 2011. Plant quality, seasonality and sheep grazing in a northern alpine ecosystem. Basic and Applied Ecology 12: 195-206. [pdf]

142. Evju M., Halvorsen, R., Rydgren, K., Austrheim, G. and Mysterud, A. 2011. Effects of sheep grazing and temporal variability on population dynamics of the clonal herb Geranium sylvaticum in an alpine habitat. Plant Ecology 212: 1299-1312. [pdf]

141. van Beest, F., Rivrud, I.M., Loe, L.E., Milner, J.M., and Mysterud, A. 2011. What shapes intraspecific variation in home range size across spatiotemporal scales in a large browsing herbivore? Journal of Animal Ecology 80: 771-785. [pdf]

140. Speed, J.D.M., Austrheim, G., Hester, A.J., and Mysterud, A. 2011. Growth limitation of mountain birch caused by sheep browsing at the altitudinal treeline. Forest Ecology and Management 261: 1344-1352. [pdf]

139. Mysterud, A., Loe, L.E., Zimmermann, B., Bischof, R., Veiberg, V., and Meisingset, E. 2011. Partial migration in expanding red deer populations at northern latitudes – a role for density dependence? Oikos 120: 1817-1825. [pdf]

138. Milner, J.M., Bonenfant, C., and Mysterud, A. 2011. Hunting bambi – evaluating the basis for selective harvesting of juveniles. European Journal of Wildlife Research 57: 565-574. [pdf]

137. Mysterud, A., and Sæther, B.E. 2011. Climate change and implications for the future distribution and management of ungulates in Europe. In: Putman, R., Apollonio, M., and Andersen, R. Ungulate management in Europe. Problems and practices. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Pages 349-375. [peer edited] [pdf]


136. Rivrud, I.M., Loe, L.E., and Mysterud, A. 2010. How does local weather predict red deer home range size at different temporal scales? Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 1280-1295. [pdf]

135. Skonhoft, A., Austrheim, G., and Mysterud, A. 2010. A bioeconomic sheep-vegetation trade-off model. An analysis of the Nordic sheep farming system. Natural Resource Modelling 23: 354-380. [pdf]

134. Mysterud, A. 2010. Still walking on the wild side? Management actions as steps towards "semi-domestication" of hunted ungulates. Journal of Applied Ecology 47: 920-925. [pdf]

133. van Beest, F., Mysterud, A., Loe, L.E., and Milner, J.M. 2010. Forage quantity, quality and depletion as scale-dependent mechanisms driving habitat selection of a large browser, the moose. Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 910-922. [pdf]

132. Speed, J.D.M., Austrheim, G., Hester, A., and Mysterud, A. 2010. Experimental evidence for herbivore limitation of the treeline. Ecology 91: 3414-3420. [pdf]

131. Evju M., Halvorsen, R., Rydgren, K., Austrheim, G., and Mysterud, A. 2010. Interactions between local climate and grazing determine the population dynamics of the small herb Viola biflora. Oecologia 163: 921-933. [pdf]

130. Mysterud, A., Aaserud, R., Hansen, L.O., Åkra, K., Olberg, S., and Austrheim, G. 2010. Large herbivore grazing and invertebrates in an alpine ecosystem. Basic and Applied Ecology 11: 320-328. [pdf]

129. Haanes, H., Røed, K.H., Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., and Rosef, O. 2010. Consequences for genetic diversity and population performance of introducing continental red deer into the northern distribution range. Conservation Genetics 11: 1653-1665. [pdf]

128. Hegel, T.M., Mysterud, A., Huettmann, F., and Stenseth, N.C. 2010. Interacting effect of wolves and climate on recruitment in a northern mountain caribou population. Oikos 119: 1453-1461. [pdf]

127. Mysterud, A., Askilsrud, H., Loe, L.E., and Veiberg, V. 2010. Spatial patterns of accumulated browsing and its relevance for management of red deer (Cervus elaphus). Wildlife Biology 16: 162-172. [pdf]

126. Hegel, T.M., Mysterud, A., Ergon, T., Loe, L.E., Huettmann, F., and Stenseth, N.C. 2010. Seasonal effects of Pacific-based climate on recruitment in a predator-limited large herbivore. Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 471-482. [pdf]

125. Mysterud, A., and Bischof, R. 2010. Can compensatory culling offset undesirable evolutionary consequences of trophy hunting? Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 148-160. [pdf]

124. Weladji, R.B., Holand, Ø., Gaillard, J.-M., Yoccoz, N.G., Mysterud, A., Nieminen, M., Kumpula, J., and Stenseth, N.C. 2010. Age-specific changes in different components of reproductive output in female reindeer: terminal allocation or senescence? Oecologia 162: 261-271. [pdf]

123. van Beest, F., Loe, L.E., Mysterud, A., and Milner, J.M. 2010. Comparative space use and habitat selection of moose around feeding stations. Journal of Wildlife Management 74: 219-227. [pdf]

122. Loe, L.E., Mysterud, A., Veiberg, V., and Langvatn, R. 2010. No evidence of juvenile body mass affecting dispersal in male red deer. Journal of Zoology 280: 84-91. [pdf]

121. Stien, A., Loe, L.E., Mysterud, A., Severinsen, T., Kohler, J., and Langvatn, R. 2010. Icing events trigger range displacement in a high-arctic ungulate. Ecology 91: 915-920. [pdf]


120. Asheim L. J., Mysterud, A. and Hegrenes, A. 2009. Assessing costs of reaching sustainable grazing levels for sheep in Alpine habitats In: F. Pacheco, P. Morand-Fehr (eds): Changes in sheep and goat farming systems at the beginning of the 21 century. Research, tools, methods and initiatives in favour of sustainable development. Options Méditerranéennes, Série A. 91: 157-163. 

119. Bull, J., Nilsen, E.B., Mysterud, A., Milner-Gulland, E.J. 2009. Survival on the border: A population model to evaluate management options for Norway’s wolves. Wildlife Biology 15: 412-424. [pdf]

118. Colman, J.E., Mysterud, A., Jørgensen, N.H., and Moe, S.R. 2009. Active land use improves reindeer pastures: evidence from a patch choice experiment. Journal of Zoology 279: 358-363. [pdf]

117. Evju M., Austrheim, G., Halvorsen, R., and Mysterud, A. 2009. Grazing responses in herbs in relation to herbivore selectivity and plant traits in an alpine ecosystem. Oecologia 161: 77-85. [pdf]

116. Mysterud, A., Røed, K.H., Holand, Ø., Yoccoz, N.G., and Nieminen, M. 2009. Age-related gestation length adjustment in a large iteroparous mammal at northern latitude. Journal of Animal Ecology 78: 1002-1006. [pdf]

115. Loe, L.E., Mysterud, A., Veiberg, V., and Langvatn, R. 2009. Negative density dependent emigration of males in an increasing red deer population. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 276: 2581-2587. [pdf]

114. Kühl, A., Mysterud, A., Grachev, I.A., Bekenov, A.B., Ubushaev, B.S., Lushchekina, A.A., and Milner-Gulland, E.J. 2009. Monitoring population productivity in the saiga antelope. Animal Conservation 12: 355-363. [pdf]

113. Bischof, R., Mysterud, A., and Swenson, J.E. 2009. With or without equations: what are the dos and don’ts of hunting? Biology Letters 5: 213. [pdf]

112. Bischof, R., Swenson, J.E., Yoccoz, N.G., Mysterud, A., and Gimenez, O. 2009. The magnitude and selectivity of natural and multiple anthropogenic mortality causes in hunted brown bears. Journal of Animal Ecology 78: 656-665[pdf]

111. Mysterud, A., Yoccoz, N.G., and Langvatn, R. 2009. Maturation trends in red deer females over 39 years in heavily harvested populations. Journal of Animal Ecology 78: 595-599. [pdf]

110. Veiberg, V., Mysterud, A., Irvine, R.J., Sørmo, W., and Langvatn, R. 2009. Increased mass of reticulo-rumen tissue and contents with advancing age in Svalbard reindeer. Journal of Zoology 278: 15-23. [pdf]

109. Martínez-Jauregui, M., San Miguel-Ayanz, A., Mysterud, A., Rodríguez-Vigal, C., Clutton-Brock, T., Langvatn, R. and Coulson, T. 2009. Are local weather, NDVI or NAO consistent determinants of female red deer weight across three contrasting European countries? Global Change Biology 15: 1727-1738. [pdf]

108. Nordström, J., Kjellander, P., Andrén, H., and Mysterud, A. 2009. Can supplemental feeding of red fox (Vulpes vulpes) increase roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) recruitment in the boreal forest? Wildlife Biology 15: 222-227. [pdf]

Nilsen, E.B., Skonhoft, A., Mysterud, A., Milner, J., Solberg, E.J., Andreassen, H.P., and Stenseth, N.C. 2009. The role of ecological and economic factors in the management of a spatially structured moose Alces alces population. Wildlife Biology 15: 10-23. [pdf]

106. Godvik, I.M.R., Loe, L.E., Vik, J.O., Veiberg, V., Langvatn, R., and Mysterud, A. 2009. Temporal scales, trade-offs and functional responses in habitat selection of red deer. Ecology 90: 699-710. [pdf]

105. Mobæk, R., Mysterud, A., Loe, L.E., Holand, Ø., and Austrheim, G. 2009. Density dependent and temporal variability in habitat selection by a large herbivore; an experimental approach. Oikos 118: 209-218. [pdf]

104. Skog, A., Zachos, F.E., Rueness, E.K, Feulner, P.D.G., Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., Lorenzini, R., Hmwe, S.S., Lehoczky, I., Hartl, G.B., Stenseth, N.C., and Jakobsen, K. S. 2009. Phylogeography of  red deer (Cervus elaphus) in Europe. Journal of Biogeography 36: 66-77. [pdf] Highlighted


103. Kausrud, K.L., Mysterud, A., Steen, H., Vik, J.O., Østbye, E., Cazelles, B., Framstad, E., Eikeset, A.M., Mysterud, I., Solhøy, T., and Stenseth, N.C. 2008. Linking climate change to lemming cycles. Nature 456: 93-98. [pdf] Highlighted

102. Mysterud, A., Bonenfant, C., Loe, L.E., Langvatn, R., Yoccoz, N.G., and Stenseth, N.C. 2008. Age-specific feeding cessation in male red deer during rut. Journal of Zoology 275: 407-412. [pdf] Highlighted

101. Austrheim, G., Mysterud, A., Pedersen, B., Halvorsen, R., Hassel, K., and Evju, M. 2008. Large scale experimental effects of three levels of sheep densities on an alpine ecosystem. Oikos 117: 837-846. [pdf]

100. Bischof, R., Mysterud, A., and Swenson, J.E. 2008. Should hunting mortality mimic the patterns of natural mortality? Biology Letters 4: 307-310. [pdf]

99. van Dijk, J., Gustavsen, L., Mysterud, A., May, R., Flagstad, Ø., Brøseth, H., Andersen, R., Andersen, R., Steen, H., and Landa, A. 2008. Diet shift of a facultative scavenger, the wolverine, following recolonization of wolves. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 1183-1190. [pdf]

98. Mysterud, A., and Austrheim, G. 2008. The effect of domestic sheep on forage plants of wild reindeer; a landscape scale experiment. European Journal of Wildlife Research 54: 461-468. [pdf]

97.  Weladji, R.B., Loison, A., Gaillard, J.-M., Holand, Ø., Mysterud, A., Yoccoz, N.G., Nieminen, M., and Stenseth, N.C. 2008.  Heterogeneity in individual quality overrides costs of reproduction in female reindeer. Oecologia 156: 237-247. [pdf]

96. Mysterud, A., Bonenfant, C., Loe, L.E., Langvatn, R., Yoccoz, N.G., and Stenseth, N.C. 2008. The timing of male reproductive effort relative to female ovulation in a capital breeder. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 469-477. [pdf]

95. Mysterud, A. Yoccoz, N.G., Langvatn, R., Pettorelli, N., and Stenseth, N.C. 2008. Hierarchical path analysis of deer responses to direct and indirect effects of climate in northern forest. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 363: 2359-2368. [pdf]


94. Veiberg, V., Loe, L.E., Mysterud, A., Solberg, E.J., Langvatn, R., and Stenseth, N.C. 2007. The ecology and evolution of tooth wear in red deer and moose. Oikos 116: 1805-1818. [pdf]

93. Veiberg, V., Mysterud, A., Bjørkvoll, E., Langvatn, R., Loe, L.E., Irvine, J., Bonenfant, C., Couweleers, F., and Stenseth, N.C. 2007. Evidence for a trade-off between early growth and tooth wear in Svalbard reindeer. Journal of Animal Ecology 76: 1139-1148. [pdf]

92. Kühl, A., Mysterud, A., Erdnenov, G.I., Lushchekina, A.A., Grachev, I.A., Bekenov, A.B., and Milner-Gulland, E.J. 2007. The "big spenders" of the steppe: sex-specific maternal allocation and twinning in the saiga antelope. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 274: 1293-1299. [pdf]

91. Veiberg, V., Mysterud, A., Gaillard, J.-M., Delorme, D., Van Laere, G., and Klein, F. 2007. Bigger teeth for longer life? Longevity and molar height in two roe deer populations. Biology Letters 3: 268-270. [pdf]

90. Ratikainen, I.I., Panzacchi, M., Mysterud, A., Odden, J., Linnell, J.D.C., and Andersen, R. 2007. Use of winter habitat by roe deer at a northern latitude where Eurasian lynx are present. Journal of Zoology 273: 192-199. [pdf]

89. Loe, L.E., Bonenfant, C., Mysterud, A., Severinsen, T., Øritsland, N.A., Langvatn, R., Stien, A., Irvine, R.J., and Stenseth, N.C. 2007. Activity pattern of arctic reindeer in a predator-free environment – no need to keep a daily rhythm? Oecologia 152: 617-624. [pdf]

88. Nilsen, E.B., Milner-Gulland, E.J., Schofield, L., Mysterud, A., Stenseth, N.C., and Coulson, T. 2007. Wolf reintroduction to Scotland: public attitudes and consequences for red deer management. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 274: 995-1002. [pdf]

87. Røed, K.H., Holand, Ø., Mysterud, A., Tverdal, A, Kumpula, J., and Nieminen, M. 2007. Male phenotypic quality influences offspring sex ratio in a polygynous ungulate. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 274: 727-733. [pdf]

86. Austrheim, G., Mysterud, A., Hassel, K., Evju M., and Økland, R.H. 2007. Interactions between sheep, rodents, graminoids and bryophytes in an oceanic alpine ecosystem of low productivity. Ecoscience 14: 178-187. [pdf]

85. Loe, L.E., Mysterud, A., Stien, A., Steen, H., Evans, D., and Austrheim, G. 2007. Positive short term effects of sheep grazing on the alpine avifauna. Biology Letters 3: 109-111. [pdf]

84. Parker, H., Rosell, F., and Mysterud, A. 2007. Harvesting of males delays female breeding in a socially monogamous mammal; the beaver. Biology Letters 3: 106-108. [pdf]

83. Mysterud, A., Tryjanowski, P., Panek, M., Pettorelli, N., and Stenseth, N.C. 2007. Inter-specific synchrony of two contrasting ungulates: wild boar (Sus scrofa) and roe deer (Capreolus capreolus). Oecologia 151: 232-239. [pdf]

82. Mysterud, A., Barton, K., Jêdrzejewska, B., Krasinski, Z., Niedzialkowska, M., Kamler, J.F., Yoccoz, N.G., and Stenseth, N.C. 2007. Population development and variation in vital rates of the highly endangered European bison (Bison bonasus) in Bialowieza Primeval Forest, Poland over the last 50 years. Animal Conservation 10: 77-87. [pdf]

81. Vanpé, C., Gaillard, J.-M., Kjellander, P., Mysterud, A., Magnien, P., Delorme, D., Van Laere, G., Klein, F., Liberg, O., and Hewison, A.J.M. 2007. Antler size provides an honest signal of male phenotypic quality in roe deer. American Naturalist 169: 481-493. [pdf]

80. Mysterud, A., Meisingset, E.L., Veiberg, V., Langvatn, R., Solberg, E.J., Loe, L.E., and Stenseth, N.C. 2007. Monitoring population size of red deer: an evaluation of two types of census data from Norway. Wildlife Biology 13: 285-298. [pdf]

79. Mysterud, A., Iversen, C., and Austrheim, G. 2007. Effects of season, density and weather on use of an altitudinal gradient by sheep. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 108: 104-113. [pdf]


78. Evju, M., Mysterud, A., Austrheim, G., and Økland, R.H. 2006. Selecting herb species and traits as indicators of sheep grazing pressure in a Norwegian alpine habitat. Ecoscience 13: 459-468. [pdf]

Mysterud, A., Tryjanowski, P., and Panek, M. 2006. Selectivity of harvesting differs between local and foreign roe deer hunters – trophy stalkers have the first shot at the right place. Biology Letters 2: 632-635. [pdf]

76. Milner, J., Bonenfant, C., Mysterud, A., Gaillard, J.-M., Csányi, S., and Stenseth, N.C. 2006. Temporal and spatial development of red deer harvesting in Europe - biological and cultural factors. Journal of Applied Ecology 43: 721-734. [pdf]

75. Weladji, R.B., Gaillard, J.-M., Yoccoz, N.G., Holand, Ø., Mysterud, A., Loison, A., Nieminen, M., Kumpula, J., and Stenseth, N.C. 2006. Good reindeer mothers live longer and become better in raising offspring. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 273: 1239-1244. [pdf]

74. Loe, L.E., Irvine, R.J., Bonenfant, C., Stien, A., Langvatn, R., Albon, S.D., Mysterud, A., and Stenseth, N.C. 2006. Testing five hypotheses of sexual segregation in an arctic ungulate. Journal of Animal Ecology 75: 485-496. [pdf]

73. Kausrud, K., Mysterud, A., Rekdal, Y., Holand, Ø., and Austrheim, G. 2006. Density dependence in foraging behaviour of sheep on alpine pastures: effects of scale. Journal of Zoology 270: 63-71. [pdf]

72. Pettorelli, N., Gaillard, J.-M., Mysterud, A., Duncan, P., Stenseth, N.C., Delorme, D., and Van Laere, G. 2006. Using a proxy of plant productivity (NDVI) to find key periods for animal performance: the case of roe deer. Oikos 112: 565-572. [pdf]

71. Mysterud, A., and Østbye, E. 2006. The effect of climate and density on individual and population growth of roe deer Capreolus capreolus at northern latitudes – the Lier valley, Norway. Wildlife Biology 12: 321-329. [pdf]

70. Mysterud, A., and Østbye, E. 2006. Comparing simple methods for ageing roe deer Capreolus capreolus: can any of them be useful in management? Wildlife Biology 12: 101-107. [pdf]

69. Mysterud, A. 2006. The concept of overgrazing and its role in management of large herbivores. Wildlife Biology 12: 129-141. [pdf]

68. Loe, L.E., Bonenfant, C., Langvatn, R., Mysterud, A., Veiberg, V., Stenseth, N.C. 2006. A poor set of teeth increases effect of harsh climate in red deer. Oecologia 147: 24-30. [pdf]

67. Holand, Ø., Mysterud, A., Røed, K.H., Coulson, T., Gjøstein, H., Weladji, R.B., and Nieminen, M. 2006. Adaptive adjustment of offspring sex ratio and maternal reproductive effort in an iteroparous mammal. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 273: 293-299. [pdf]


66. Pettorelli, N., Mysterud, A., Yoccoz, N.G., Langvatn, R., and Stenseth, N.C.  2005. Importance of climatological downscaling and plant phenology for red deer in heterogeneous landscapes. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 272: 2357-2364. [pdf]

65. Stenseth, N.C., and Mysterud, A. 2005. Weather packages: Finding the right scale and composition for climate in ecology. Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 1195-1198. [pdf]

64. Chan, K.-S., Mysterud, A., Øritsland, N.A., Severinsen, T., and Stenseth, N.C. 2005. Continuous and discrete extreme climatic events affecting the dynamics of a high arctic reindeer population. Oecologia 145: 556-563. [pdf]

63. Pettorelli, N., Vik, J.O., Mysterud, A., Gaillard, J.-M., Tucker, C. and Stenseth, N.C. 2005. Using the satellite-derived Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) to assess ecological responses to environmental change. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20: 503-510. [pdf, note misspelling of NDVI in text]

62. Mysterud, A., Meisingset, E., Langvatn, R., Yoccoz, N.G., and Stenseth, N.C. 2005. Climate-dependent allocation of resources to secondary sexual traits in red deer. Oikos 111: 245-252. [pdf]

61. Austrheim, G., Hassel, K., and Mysterud, A. 2005. The role of life history traits for bryophyte community patterns in two contrasting alpine regions. The Bryologist 108: 259-271. [pdf]

60. Mysterud, A., Hansen, L.O., Peters, C., and Austrheim, G. 2005. The short-term effect of sheep grazing on selected invertebrates (Diptera and Hemiptera) relative to other environmental factors in an alpine ecosystem. Journal of Zoology 266: 411-418. [pdf]

59. Mysterud, A., Solberg, E.J., and Yoccoz, N.G. 2005. Ageing and reproductive effort in male moose under variable levels of intra-sexual competition. Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 742-754. [pdf]

58. Nilsen, E.B., Pettersen, T., Gundersen, H., Milner, J., Mysterud, A., Solberg, E.J., Andreassen, H.P., and Stenseth, N.C. 2005. Moose harvesting strategies in the presence of wolves. Journal of Applied Ecology 42: 389-399. [pdf]

57. Austrheim, G., Evju, M., and Mysterud, A. 2005. Herb abundance and life-history traits in two contrasting alpine habitats in southern Norway. Plant Ecology 179: 217-229. [pdf]

56. Durant, J.M., Hjermann, D.Ø., Anker-Nilssen, T., Beaugrand, G., Mysterud, A., Pettorelli, N., and Stenseth, N.C. 2005. Timing and abundance as key mechanisms affecting trophic interactions in variable environments. Ecology Letters 8: 952-958. [pdf]

55. Steen, H., Mysterud, A., and Austrheim, G. 2005. Sheep grazing and rodent populations: evidence of negative interactions from a landscape scale experiment. Oecologia 143: 357-364 [pdf]

54. Stenseth, N.C., Mysterud, A., Durant, J.M., Hjermann, D.Ø., and Ottersen, G. 2005. Uniting ecologists into a smooth, tasty and potent blend. Marine Ecology Progress Series 304: 289-292. [invited commentary] [pdf]

53. Pettorelli, N.P., Weladji, R.B., Holand, Ø., Mysterud, A., Breie, H., and Stenseth, N.C. 2005. The relative role of winter and spring conditions: linking climate and landscape-scale plant phenology to alpine reindeer performance. Biology Letters 1: 24-26. [pdf]

52. Loe, L.E., Bonenfant, C., Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., Gaillard, J.-M., Klein, F., Calenge, C., Ergon, T., Pettorelli, N., and Stenseth, N.C. 2005. Climate predictability and breeding phenology in red deer: timing and synchrony of rutting and calving in Norway and France. Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 579-588. [pdf]

51. Reimers, E., Holmengen, N., and Mysterud, A. 2005. Life history variation of wild reindeer in the highly productive North Ottadalen region, Norway. Journal of Zoology 265: 53-62. [pdf]


50. Stenseth, N.C., Chan, K.-S., Tavecchia, G., Coulson, T., Mysterud, A., Clutton-Brock, T., and Grenfell, B. 2004. Modelling non-additive and nonlinear signals from climatic noise in ecological time series: Soay sheep as an example. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 271: 1985-1993. [pdf]

49. Langvatn, R., Mysterud, A., and Stenseth, N.C. 2004. Relationships in red deer (Cervus elaphus) mandibles. Acta Theriologica 49: 527-542. [pdf]

48. Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., and Stenseth, N.C. 2004. Patterns of reproductive effort in male ungulates. Journal of Zoology 264: 209-215. [pdf]

47. Mysterud, A., and Østbye, E. 2004. Roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) browsing pressure affect yew (Taxus baccata) recruitment within nature reserves in Norway. Biological Conservation 120: 545-548. [pdf]

46. Bonenfant, C., Loe, L.E., Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., Stenseth, N.C., Gaillard, J.-M., and Klein, F. 2004. Multiple causes of sexual segregation in red deer: enlightenments from breeding phenology at high and low latitude. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 271: 883-892. [pdf]

45. Vik, J.O., Stenseth, N.C., Tavecchia, G., Mysterud, A., and Lingjerde, O.C. 2004. Living in synchrony on Greenland coasts? Nature 427: 697-698. [pdf]

44. Langvatn, R., Mysterud, A., Stenseth, N.C., and Yoccoz, N.G. 2004. Timing and synchrony of ovulation in red deer constrained by short northern summers. American Naturalist 163: 763-772. [pdf]

43. Mysterud, A. 2004. Temporal variation in the number of car-killed red deer Cervus elaphus in Norway. Wildlife Biology 10: 203-211. [pdf]

42. Loe, L.E., Meisingset, E., Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., and Stenseth, N.C. 2004. Phenotypic and environmental correlates of tooth eruption in red deer (Cervus elaphus). Journal of Zoology 262: 83-89. [pdf]

41. Veiberg, V., Loe, L.E., Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., and Stenseth, N.C. 2004. Social rank, feeding and winter weight loss in red deer: any evidence of interference competition? Oecologia 138: 135-142. [pdf]


40. Stenseth, N.C., Ottersen, G., Hurrell, J.W., Mysterud, A., Chan, K.-S., Lima, M., Yoccoz, N.G., and Ådlandsvik, B. 2003. Studying climate effects on ecology through the use of climate indices: the North Atlantic Oscillation, El Niño Southern Oscillation and beyond. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 270: 2087-2096. [pdf]

39. Mysterud, A., Holand, Ø., Røed, K.H., Gjøstein, H., Kumpula, J.M., and Nieminen, M. 2003. Effects of age, density and sex ratio on reproductive effort in male reindeer. Journal of Zoology 261: 341-344. [pdf]

38. Loe, L.E., Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., and Stenseth, N.C. 2003. Decelerating and sex-dependent tooth wear in red deer. Oecologia 35: 346-353. [pdf]

37. Stenseth, N.C., and Mysterud, A. 2003. A different approach to modeling. Science 299: 518. [invited book review] [pdf]

36. Holand, Ø., Røed, K.H., Mysterud, A., Kumpula, J.M., Nieminen, M., and Smith, M.E. 2003. The effect of sex ratio and male age structure on reindeer calving. Journal of Wildlife Management 67: 25-33. [pdf]

35. Mysterud, A., Stenseth, N.C., Yoccoz, N.G., Ottersen, G., and Langvatn, R. 2003. The response of the terrestrial ecosystems to climate variability associated with the North Atlantic Oscillation. pp. 235-262. In: Hurrell, J.W., Belgrano, A., Ottersen, G., and Kushnir, Y., (eds). The North Atlantic Oscillations. Climatic significance and environmental impact. American Geophysical Union. [pdf]


34. Stenseth, N.C., and Mysterud, A. 2002. Climate, changing phenology, and other life history traits: Non-linearity and match-mismatch to the environment. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 99: 13379-13381. [invited commentary] [pdf]

33. Stenseth, N.C., Mysterud, A., Ottersen, G., Hurrell, J.W., Chan, K.-S., and Lima, M. 2002. Ecological effects of climate fluctuations. Science 297: 1292-1296. [pdf]

32. Mysterud, A., Coulson, T., and Stenseth, N.C. 2002. The role of males in the dynamics of ungulate populations. Journal of Animal Ecology 71: 907-915. [pdf]

31. Yoccoz, N.G., Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., and Stenseth, N.C. 2002. Age- and density-dependent reproductive effort in male red deer. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 269: 1523-1528. [pdf]

30. Steinheim, G., Mysterud, A., Holand, Ø., Bakken, M., and Ådnøy, T. 2002. The effect of initial weight of ewe on later reproductive effort in domestic sheep. Journal of Zoology 258: 515-520. [pdf]

29. Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., Yoccoz, N.G., and Stenseth, N.C. 2002. Large-scale habitat variability, delayed density effects and red deer populations in Norway. Journal of Animal Ecology 71: 569-580. [pdf]

28. Stenseth, N.C., Viljugrein, H., Jedrzejewski, W., Mysterud, A., and Pucek, Z. 2002. Population dynamics of Clethrionomys glareolus and Apodemus flavicollis: seasonal components of density dependence and density independence. Acta Theriologica 47, Supplement 1: 39-67. [pdf]

27. Mysterud, A., Steinheim, G., Yoccoz, N.G., Holand, Ø., and Stenseth, N.C. 2002. Early onset of reproductive senescence in domestic sheep (Ovis aries). Oikos 97: 177-183. [pdf]

26. Weladji, R.B., Mysterud, A., Holand, Ø., and Lenvik, D. 2002. Age-related reproductive effort in reindeer (Rangifer tarandus): evidence of senescence. Oecologia 131: 79-82. [pdf]

25. Weladji, R.B., Klein, D.R., Holand, Ø., and Mysterud, A. 2002. Comparative response of Rangifer tarandus and other northern ungulates to climatic variability. Rangifer 22: 33-50. [pdf]


24. Mysterud, A., Langvatn, R., Yoccoz, N.G., and Stenseth, N.C. 2001. Plant phenology, migration and geographic variation in body weight of a large herbivore: the effect of a variable topography. Journal of Animal Ecology 70: 915-923. [pdf]

23. Mysterud, A., Stenseth, N.C., Yoccoz, N.G., Langvatn, R., and Steinheim, G. 2001. Nonlinear effects of large-scale climatic variability on wild and domestic herbivores. Nature 410: 1096-1099. [pdf]

22. Mysterud, A., Yoccoz, N.G., Stenseth, N.C., and Langvatn, R. 2001. Effects of age, sex, and density on body weight of Norwegian red deer: evidence of density-dependent senescence. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B 268: 911-919. [pdf]

21. Mysterud, A., Pérez-Barbería, F.J, and Gordon, I.J. 2001. The effect of season, sex and feeding style on home range area vs. body mass scaling of temperate ruminants. Oecologia 127: 30-39. [pdf]


20. Semb-Johansson, A., Mysterud, A., Østbye, E., and Engh, C.E. 2000. Growth, reproduction and resource allocation in the Norwegian lemming Lemmus lemmus (L.) under controlled conditions. Fauna norvegica Series A 20: 9-17. [pdf]

19. Mysterud, A., Yoccoz, N.G., Stenseth, N.C., and Langvatn, R. 2000. Relationships between sex ratio, climate and density in red deer: the importance of spatial scale. Journal of Animal Ecology 69: 959-974. [pdf]

18. Mysterud, A. 2000. Diet overlap among ruminants in Fennoscandia. Oecologia 124: 130-137. [pdf]

17. Mysterud, A. 2000. The relationship between ecological segregation and sexual body-size dimorphism in large herbivores. Oecologia 124: 40-54. [pdf]


16. Mysterud, A., Lian, L.-B., and Hjermann, D.Ø. 1999. Scale-dependent trade-offs in foraging by European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) during winter. Canadian Journal of Zoology 77: 1486-1493. [pdf]

15. Mysterud, A., Larsen, P.K., Ims, R.A., and Østbye, E. 1999. Habitat selection by roe deer and sheep: does habitat ranking reflect resource availability? Canadian Journal of Zoology 77: 776-783. [pdf]

14. Mysterud, A., and Ims, R.A. 1999. Relating populations to habitats. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 14: 489-490. [peer edited] [pdf]

13. Mysterud, A., and Østbye, E. 1999. Cover as a habitat element for temperate ungulates: effects on habitat selection and demography. Wildlife Society Bulletin 27: 385-394. [peer edited] [pdf]

12. Mysterud, A., and Østbye, E. 1999. The frequency of antlered female and antlerless male roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in a population in south-east Norway. Zeitschrift für Jagdwissenschaft 45: 208-211. [pdf]

11. Mysterud, A. 1999. Seasonal migration pattern and home range of roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in an altitudinal gradient in southern Norway. Journal of Zoology 247: 479-486. [pdf]

10. Bjerga, M., and Mysterud, A. 1999. The summer diet of moose Alces alces in Agder, south Norway - the link to fragile bones and kidney damages? Acta Theriologica 44: 107-111. [pdf]


9. Mysterud, A. 1998. Large male territories in a low density population of roe deer Capreolus capreolus with small female home ranges. Wildlife Biology 4: 231-235. [pdf]

8. Holand, Ø., Mysterud, A., Wannag, A., and Linnell, J.D.C. 1998. Roe deer in northern environments: physiology and behaviour. pp. 117-137. In: Andersen, R., Duncan, P. & Linnell, J.D.C. (eds.). European roe deer: The biology of success. Scandinavian University Press, Oslo. [pdf]

7. Mysterud, A., and Ims, R.A. 1998. Functional responses in habitat use: availability influences relative use in trade-off situations. Ecology 79: 1435-1441.  [pdf]

6. Kjøstvedt, J.H., Mysterud, A., and Østbye, E. 1998. Roe deer Capreolus capreolus use of agricultural crops during winter in the Lier valley, Norway. Wildlife Biology 4: 23-31. [pdf]

5. Mysterud, A. 1998. The relative roles of body size and feeding type on activity time of temperate ruminants. Oecologia 113: 442-446. [pdf]


4. Mysterud, A., Bjørnsen, B.H., and Østbye, E. 1997. Effects of snow depth on food and habitat selection by roe deer Capreolus capreolus along an altitudinal gradient in south-central Norway. Wildlife Biology 3: 27-33. [pdf]


3. Mysterud, A. 1996. Bed-site selection by adult roe deer Capreolus capreolus in southeastern Norway during summer. Wildlife Biology 2: 101-106. [pdf]


2. Mysterud, A., and Østbye, E. 1995. Roe deer Capreolus capreolus feeding on yew Taxus baccata in relation to bilberry Vaccinium myrtillus density and snow depth. Wildlife Biology 1: 249-253. [pdf]

1. Mysterud, A., and Østbye, E. 1995. Bed-site selection by European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus) in southeastern Norway during winter. Canadian Journal of Zoology 73: 924-932. [pdf]