Gary Roloff, Ph.D.
Associate Professor38 Natural Resources
Area of Expertise: Effects of natural and human disturbances on wildlife and biodiversity
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
- Otto, C. R. V., G. J. Roloff, R. Thames. 2014. Comparing population patterns to processes: abundance and survival of a forest salamander following habitat degradation. PLoS ONE 9:e93859.
- Montgomery, R., J. Vucetich, G. J. Roloff, J. Bump, and R. O. Peterson. 2014. Where wolves kill moose: The influence of prey life history dynamics on the landscape ecology of predation. PLoS ONE 9(3):e91414.
- McNeil, D. J., C. R. V. Otto, and G. J. Roloff. 2014. Using audio lures to improve golden-winged warbler (Vermivora chrysoptera) detection during point count surveys. Wildlife Society Bulletin, DOI: 10.1002/wsb.428.
- Otto, C. R. V., L. Bailey, and G. J. Roloff. 2013. Improving species occupancy estimation when sampling violates the closure assumption. Ecography 36:001-011.
- Linden, G. J., and G. J. Roloff. 2013. Retained structures and bird communities in clearcut forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 310:1045-1056.
- Kahler, J. S., G. J. Roloff, and M. L. Gore. 2013. Poaching risks in a community-based natural resource system. Conservation Biology, 27(1): 177-186
- Montgomery, R. A., G. J. Roloff, and J. J. Millspaugh. 2013. Variation in elk response to roads by season, sex, and road type. Journal of Wildlife Management 77(2):313-325.
- Montgomery, R. A., J. A. Vucetich, R. O. Peterson, G. J. Roloff, and K. F. Millenbah. 2012. The influence of winter severity, predation, and senescence on moose habitat use. Journal of Animal Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12000
- Montgomery, R. A., G. J. Roloff, and J. J. Millspaugh. 2012. Importance of visibility when evaluating animal response to roads. Wildlife Biology 18:393-405.
- Otto, C. R.V., and G. J. Roloff. 2012. Songbird response to green-tree retention prescriptions in clearcut forests. Forest Ecology and Management 284:241-250.
- Linden, D. W., G. J. Roloff, and A. J. Kroll. 2012. Conserving avian richness through structure retention in managed forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 284:174-184.
- Roloff, G. J., S. P. Mealey, and J. D. Bailey. 2012. Comparative hazard assessment for protected species in a fire-prone landscape. Forest Ecology and Management 277:1-10.
- Linden, D. W., H. Campa, III, G. J. Roloff, D. E. Beyer, Jr., and K. F. Millenbah. 2011. Modeling habitat potential for Canada lynx in Michigan. Wildlife Society Bulletin 35(1):20-26.
- Otto, C. R. V., and G. J. Roloff. 2011. Comparing detection probability for Red-backed Salamanders, Plethodon cinereus, using cover object and leaf litter surveys. Journal of Herpetology 45:256-260.
- Montgomery, R. A., G. J. Roloff, and J. M. Ver Hoef. 2011. Implications of ignoring telemetry error on inference in wildlife resource use models. Journal of Wildlife Management 75(3):702-708.
- Otto, C. R. V., and G. J. Roloff. 2011. Using multiple methods to assess detection probabilities of forest-floor wildlife. Journal of Wildlife Management 75(2):423-431.
- Roloff, G. J., T. E. Grazia, K. F. Millenbah, and A. J. Kroll. 2011. Factors associated with amphibian occupancy in southern Michigan forests. Journal of Herpetology 45(1):15-22.
- Tuanmu, M.-N., W. Liu, A. Viña, G. J. Roloff, Z. Ouyang, H. Zhang, and J. Liu. 2011. Temporal transferability of wildlife habitat models based on satellite-derived land surface phenology and its implications for habitat monitoring. Journal of Biogeography.
- Montgomery, R. A., G. J. Roloff, J. M. Ver Hoef, and J. J. Millspaugh. 2010. Can we accurately characterize wildlife resource use when telemetry data are imprecise? Journal of Wildlife Management 74(8):1917-1925.
- Torbick, N. M., B. L. Becker, S. L. Hession, J. Qi, S. Hession, G. J. Roloff, and R. J. Stevenson. 2010. Assessing invasive plant infestation and disturbance gradients in a freshwater wetland using a GIScience approach. Wetlands Ecology and Management 18(3):307-319.
- Montgomery, R. A., C. N. Rubeck-Schurtz, K. F. Millenbah, G. J. Roloff, M. E. Whalon, and L. G. Olsen. 2009. Modeling protected species habitat and assigning risk to inform regulatory decisions. Environmental Management 44:12-23.
- Torbick, N. M., J. Qi, G. J. Roloff, and R. J. Stevenson. 2006. Investigating impacts of land-use land cover change on wetlands in the Muskegon River watershed, Michigan, USA. Wetlands 26(4):1103-1113.
- Roloff, G. J., S. P. Mealey, C. Clay, J. Barry, C. Yanish, and L. Neuenschwander. 2005. A process for modeling short- and long-term risk in the southern Oregon Cascades. Forest Ecology and Management 211:166-190.
- Hanauska-Brown, L. A., M. J. Bechard, and G. J. Roloff. 2003. Northern goshawk breeding ecology and nestling growth in mixed coniferous forests of west-central Idaho. Northwest Science 77:331-339.
- Hanauska-Brown, L. A., A. M. Dufty, Jr., and G. J. Roloff. 2003. Blood chemistry, cytology, and body condition in adult northern goshawks (Accipiter gentilis). Journal of Raptor Research 37:299-306.
- McGrath, M. T., S. DeStefano, R. A. Riggs, L. L. Irwin, and G. J. Roloff. 2003. Spatially explicit influences on northern goshawk nesting habitat in the interior Pacific Northwest. Wildlife Monographs 154:1-63.
- Roloff, G. J., J. J. Millspaugh, R. A. Gitzen, and G. C. Brundige. 2001. Validation tests of a spatially explicit habitat effectiveness model for Rocky Mountain elk. Journal of Wildlife Management 65:899-914.
- Roloff, G. J., and B. J. Kernohan. 1999. Evaluating the reliability of habitat suitability index models. Wildlife Society Bulletin 27:973-985.
- Roloff, G. J., B. Carroll, and S. Scharosch. 1999. A decision support system for incorporating wildlife habitat quality into forest planning. Western Journal of Applied Forestry 14:91-99
- Roloff, G. J., and J. B. Haufler. 1997. Establishing population viability planning objectives based on habitat potentials. Wildlife Society Bulletin 25:895-904.
- Bender, L. B., G. J. Roloff, and J. B. Haufler. 1996. Evaluating confidence intervals for habitat suitability models. Wildlife Society Bulletin 24:347-352.
- Haufler, J. B., C. A. Mehl, and G. J. Roloff. 1996. Using a coarse filter approach with a species assessment for ecosystem management. Wildlife Society Bulletin 24:200-208.
- Bender, L. B., and G. J. Roloff. 1996. Modeling deer harvest alternatives in Indiana. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Science 89:63-71.
- Bender, L.B., G. J. Roloff, and J. B. Haufler. 1994. Antler characteristics as an age discriminator in Michigan elk (Cervus elaphus). American Midland Naturalist 132:401-404.
- Roloff, G. J., M. C. Reynolds, and J. B. Haufler. 1993. The influence of age on the structure and composition of regenerating aspen. Michigan Academician 26:75-82.
- Roloff, G. J., and M. R. Hill. 1991. Longevity of artificial den structures for raccoons in Kentucky. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 45:241-245.
BOOK CHAPTERS AND PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS
- Montgomery, R. A., and G. J. Roloff. 2013. Habitat selection. In: Levin, S. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Biodiversity 2nd Edition, Academic Press.
- Mealey, S. P., and Roloff, G. J., 2010. A comparative ecological risk assessment on northern spotted owls and fire. In: McCabe, R. E., Stockwell, K.A. (Eds.), Transactions of the 75th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference, Wildlife Management Institute, Washington, DC, pp. 52-59.
- Roloff, G. J., M. L. Donovan, D. W. Linden, and M. L. Strong. 2009. Lessons learned from using GIS to model landscape-level wildlife habitat. Pages 287-320 inJ. J. Millspaugh and F. R. Thompson, III, editors. Models for Planning Wildlife Conservation in Large Landscapes, Elsevier Science, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
- Roloff, G. J., S. P. Mealey, C. L. Clay, and J. Barry. 2005. Evaluating risks associated with forest management scenarios in areas dominated by mixed severity fire regimes in southwest Oregon. Mixed Severity Fire Regimes: Ecology and Management. Symposium Proceedings, Spokane, Washington, November 17-19.
- Roloff, G. J. 2004. Forest stewardship certification and wildlife. Western Forester 49(4):6-7.
- Roloff, G. J., and J. B. Haufler. 2002. Modeling habitat-based viability from organism to population. Pages 673-685 in M. C. Scott, P. Heglund, M. L. Morrison, J. B. Haufler, M. G. Raphael, W. A. Wall, and F. B. Samson, editors. Predicting species occurrences: issues of accuracy and scale. Island Press, Washington, DC.
- Roloff, G. J., G. F. Wilhere, T. Quinn, and S. Kohlmann. 2001. An overview of models and their role in wildlife management. Pages 512-536 in D. H. Johnson and T. A. O’Neil, Managing Directors. Wildlife-habitat relationships in Oregon and Washington. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis, Oregon.
- Haufler, J. B., C. A. Mehl, and G. J. Roloff. 1999. Conserving biological diversity using a coarse-filter approach with a species assessment. Pages 107-125 in R. K. Baydack, H. Campa III, and J. B. Haufler, editors. Practical approaches to the conservation of biological diversity. Island Press, Washington, D.C.
- Grossman, D., P. Bourgeron, W-D. N. Busch, D. Cleland, W. Platts, G. C. Ray, C. R. Robins, and G. Roloff. 1999. Principles for ecological classification. Pages 353-393 in R.C. Szaro, N. C. Johnson, W. T. Sexton, and A. J. Malk, editors. Ecological stewardship: a common reference for ecosystem management. Volume II. Elsevier Science, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Roloff, G. J. 1998. Habitat potential model for Rocky Mountain elk. Pages 158-175 in J. C. deVos, Jr., editor. Proceedings of the 1997 deer/elk workshop, Arizona Game and Fish Department, Phoenix, Arizona.
- Haufler, J. B., C. A. Mehl, and G. J. Roloff. 1998. Conserving biological diversity using a coarse filter approach with a species assessment. Pages 107-125 in R. K. Baydack, H. Campa, III, and J. B. Haufler, editors. Practical approaches to the conservation of biological diversity. Island Press, Covelo, California.
- Roloff, G. J., and J. B. Haufler. 1993. Forest planning in Michigan using a GIS approach. Pages 364-369 in I. D. Thompson, editor. Proceedings of the International Union of Game Biologists, XXI Congress, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.