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Elsen, P. R., Monahan, W. B. & Merenlender, A. M. 2020. Topography and human pressure in mountain ranges alter expected species responses to climate change. Nature Communications 11, 1-11. Link PDF

Elsen, P. R., Farwell, L. S., Pidgeon, A. M. & Radeloff, V. C. 2020. Landsat 8 TIRS-derived relative temperature and thermal heterogeneity predict winter bird species richness patterns across the conterminous United States. Remote Sensing of Environment 236, 111514. Link PDF

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Elsen, P. R., Monahan, W. B. & Merenlender, A. M. 2018. Global patterns of protection of elevational gradients in mountain ranges. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 115, 6004-6009. Link PDF

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