Publications of Myra Finkelstein

Peer-reviewed journals

Finkelstein, M.E.; D. George, S. Scherbinski, R. Gwiazda, M. Johnson, J. Burnett, J. Brandt, S. Lawrey, A.P. Pessier, M. Clark, J. Wynne, J. Grantham, and D.R. Smith. 2010. Feather lead concentrations and 207Pb/206Pb ratios reveal lead exposure history in California condors (Gymnogyps californianus). Environmental Science and Technology. 44, 2639–2647.

Finkelstein, M.; Nakagawa, M.; Sievert, P.; Klavitter, J.; Doak, D.F. 2010. Assessment of demographic risk factors and management priorities: Impacts on juveniles substantially affect population viability of a long-lived seabird. Animal Conservation, 13, 148-156.

Finkelstein, M.; Wolf, S.; Goldman, M.; Sievert, P.; Balogh, G.; Hasegawa, H.; Doak, D.F. 2010. The anatomy of a disaster: Volcanoes, behavior and life history of the short-tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus). Biological Conservation, 143: 321–331

Jim C. Manolis, Kai M. Chan, Scott Stephens, Myra E. Finkelstein, Cara R. Nelson, Jacqualine B. Grant, and Michael P. Dombeck. Leadership: A New Frontier in Conservation Science. 2009. Conservation Biology, 23 (4): 879–886.

Finkelstein, M.; Bakker, V.; Doak, D.F.; Sullivan, B.; Satterthwaite, W.H.; Lewison, R.; McIntyre, P.B.; Wolf, S.; Priddel, D.; Arnold, J.M.; Henry, R.W.; Sievert, P.; Croxall, J. 2008. The limits to economic reasoning in solving conservation problems: Analyzing the effectiveness of compensatory mitigation for marine bycatch. PLoS ONE 3(6) e2480.

Jones, H.P.; Tershy, B.R.; Zavaleta, E.S.; Croll, D.A.; Keitt, B.S.; Finkelstein, M.; Howald, G.R. 2008. Global review of the effects of invasive rats on seabirds. Conservation Biology, 22 (1): 16-26.

Doak, D.; Bakker, V.; Finkelstein, M.; Sullivan, B.; Lewison, R.; Keitt, B.S.; Croxall, J.; Micheli, F.; Sanjayan, M. 2007. Compensatory mitigation for marine bycatch will do harm, not good. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 5(7): 350-351.

Finkelstein, M.E.; Grasman, K.A.; Croll, D.A.; Tershy, B.; Keitt, B.S.; Jarman, W.M.; and Smith, D. 2007. Contaminant-associated Immune Alteration in Black-footed Albatrosses (Phoebastria nigripes), North Pacific Predators. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 26(9): 1896-1903.

Finkelstein, M.; Keitt, B.S.; Croll, D.A.; Tershy, B.; Jarman, W.M.; Rodriguez-Pastor, S.; Anderson, D.J.; Sievert, P.R.; and Smith, D. 2006. Albatross Species Demonstrate Regional Differences in North Pacific Marine Contamination. Ecological Applications, 16: 678-686.

Finkelstein, M.E.; Gwiazda, R.; Smith, D.R. 2003. Lead poisoning of seabirds: Environmental risks from leaded paint at a decommissioned military base. Environmental Science and Technology, 37: 3256-3260.

Finkelstein, M.; Grasman, K.A.; Croll, D.A.; Tershy, B.; Smith, D.R. 2003. Immune function of cryopreserved avian peripheral white blood cells: Potential biomarkers of contaminant effects in wild birds. Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 44: 502-509.

Book chapters and technical reports

Doak, D.F.; Finkelstein, M.; Bakker, V. 2009. Population Viability Analysis in the Princeton Guide to Ecology. Simon Levin, Editor. Princeton University Press, Princeton.

Finkelstein, M.E.; Wolf, S.; Goldman, M.; Doak, D.F. 2007. A Stochastic Population-based Model for the Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus). Technical Report to the Short-Tailed Albatross Recovery Team.

Finkelstein, M.E. 2006. Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge Lead Poisoning of Laysan Albatross Chicks. Technical Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

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