Climatic and density influences on recruitment in an irruptive population of Roosevelt elk HD Starns, MA Ricca, A Duarte, FW Weckerly - Journal of Mammalogy, 2014

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Climatic and density influences on recruitment in an irruptive population of Roosevelt elk HD Starns, MA Ricca, A Duarte, FW Weckerly - Journal of Mammalogy, 2014
... . Using an 18-year time series of population abundances of Roosevelt elk  inhabiting Redwood National Park in northwestern California we assessed the influence of population size and climatic variation on elk recruitment ... density-dependent recruitment differed between when the population was declining and when the population increased and then stabilized at an abundance lower than at the start of the decline...


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