Rodney W. Brook

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Nesting migratory geese are among the dominant herbivores in (sub) arctic environments, which have undergone unprecedented increases in temperatures and plant growing days over the last three decades. Within these regions, the Hudson Bay Lowlands are home to an overabundant breeding population of lesser snow geese that has dramatically damaged the(More)
In wildlife studies, individual animals are often sampled and their age, sex, and condition are determined. An implicit assumption of many studies is that different cohorts of a population are equally likely to be encountered relative to that of the wild population at a given time and place. However, true random samples are difficult to collect as some(More)
Populations of Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) have declined markedly in North America since the early 1980s. When considering alternatives for achieving population recovery, it would be useful to understand how the rate of population growth is functionally related to the underlying vital rates and which vital rates affect population growth rate the most if(More)
K. E. B. Gurney ( and R.G. Clark, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Dept of Biology, 112 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK S7N5E2, Canada. (Present address of RGC: Environment Canada, Prairie and Northern Wildlife Research Centre, SK S7N0X4, Canada.) S. M. Slattery and L. M. Armstrong, Ducks Unlimited Canada, Inst. for Wetland and Waterfowl Research,(More)
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