Publications by authors named "James C Beasley"

47Publications

Effects of social structure and management on risk of disease establishment in wild pigs.

J Anim Ecol 2020 Dec 19. Epub 2020 Dec 19.

National Wildlife Research Center, United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Fort Collins, CO, USA.

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December 2020

Wild turkey contaminant burdens.

Environ Toxicol Chem 2020 Dec 17. Epub 2020 Dec 17.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Aiken, South Carolina, USA.

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December 2020

Environmental fate of radiocesium in biota inhabiting a contaminated ecosystem on the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site.

J Environ Radioact 2020 Oct 17;222:106321. Epub 2020 Jul 17.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC, 29802, USA; University of Georgia, Daniel B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Athens, GA, 30602, USA.

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October 2020

Multi-level movement response of invasive wild pigs (Sus scrofa) to removal.

Pest Manag Sci 2021 Jan 2;77(1):85-95. Epub 2020 Sep 2.

United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, CO, USA.

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January 2021

Radiocesium concentrations and GPS-coupled dosimetry in Fukushima snakes.

Sci Total Environ 2020 Sep 14;734:139389. Epub 2020 May 14.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC 29802, USA; University of Georgia, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Athens, GA 30602, USA.

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September 2020

Effects of chronic low-dose radiation on cataract prevalence and characterization in wild boar (Sus scrofa) from Fukushima, Japan.

Sci Rep 2020 03 4;10(1):4055. Epub 2020 Mar 4.

Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States.

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March 2020

Patterns of Trace Element Accumulation in Waterfowl Restricted to Impoundments Holding Coal Combustion Waste.

Environ Toxicol Chem 2020 05 9;39(5):1052-1059. Epub 2020 Apr 9.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, South Carolina, USA.

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May 2020

Effect of mammalian mesopredator exclusion on vertebrate scavenging communities.

Sci Rep 2020 02 14;10(1):2644. Epub 2020 Feb 14.

University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, P.O. Box Drawer E, Aiken, SC, 29802, USA.

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February 2020

A comparison of cost and quality of three methods for estimating density for wild pig (Sus scrofa).

Sci Rep 2020 02 6;10(1):2047. Epub 2020 Feb 6.

United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 Laporte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO, 80521, USA.

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February 2020

Effects of industrial disturbances on biodiversity of carrion-associated beetles.

Sci Total Environ 2020 Mar 13;709:135158. Epub 2019 Nov 13.

D.B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, 180 E Green Street, Athens, GA 30602, USA.

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March 2020

GPS-coupled contaminant monitors on free-ranging Chernobyl wolves challenge a fundamental assumption in exposure assessments.

Environ Int 2019 12 11;133(Pt A):105152. Epub 2019 Sep 11.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, SC, USA; Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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December 2019

Ecotoxicoparasitology of mercury and trace elements in semi-aquatic mammals and their endoparasite communities.

Sci Total Environ 2019 Aug 24;679:307-316. Epub 2019 Apr 24.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, P.O. Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802, USA; University of Georgia, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Athens, GA 30602, USA.

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August 2019

Bioaccumulation of Cs in anuran larvae utilizing a contaminated effluent canal on the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site.

J Environ Radioact 2019 Jul 5;203:25-29. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC, 29802, USA; University of Georgia, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Athens, GA, 30602, USA.

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July 2019

Radiocesium (Cs) accumulation by fish within a legacy reactor cooling canal system on the Savannah River Site.

Environ Int 2019 05 23;126:216-221. Epub 2019 Feb 23.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, SC 29802, USA. Electronic address:

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May 2019

Roads do not increase carrion use by a vertebrate scavenging community.

Sci Rep 2018 11 5;8(1):16331. Epub 2018 Nov 5.

Camp Fire Program in Wildlife Conservation, State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse, NY, USA.

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November 2018

Animal Visitation to Wild Pig ( Sus scrofa) Wallows and Implications for Disease Transmission.

J Wildl Dis 2019 04 12;55(2):488-493. Epub 2018 Oct 12.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, PO Drawer E, Aiken, South Carolina 29802, USA.

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April 2019

Transcriptomic analysis of skin pigmentation variation in the Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana).

Mol Ecol 2018 06 4;27(12):2680-2697. Epub 2018 Jun 4.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.

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June 2018

Effects of vulture exclusion on carrion consumption by facultative scavengers.

Ecol Evol 2018 03 1;8(5):2518-2526. Epub 2018 Feb 1.

Carnivore Ecology Laboratory Forest and Wildlife Research Center Mississippi State University Mississippi State MS USA.

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March 2018

Spatial complexity of carcass location influences vertebrate scavenger efficiency and species composition.

Sci Rep 2017 08 31;7(1):10250. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Lab, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, PO Box Drawer E, Aiken, SC, 29802, USA.

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August 2017

Effects of scale of movement, detection probability, and true population density on common methods of estimating population density.

Sci Rep 2017 08 25;7(1):9446. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, D.B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, PO Drawer E, Aiken, SC, 29802, USA.

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August 2017

Fine-scale assessment of home ranges and activity patterns for resident black vultures (Coragyps atratus) and turkey vultures (Cathartes aura).

PLoS One 2017 5;12(7):e0179819. Epub 2017 Jul 5.

Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States of America.

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September 2017

Quantifying drivers of wild pig movement across multiple spatial and temporal scales.

Mov Ecol 2017 15;5:14. Epub 2017 Jun 15.

United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, National Wildlife Research Center, 4101 LaPorte Avenue, Fort Collins, CO 80521-2154 USA.

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June 2017

Abiotic and biotic factors modulate carrion fate and vertebrate scavenging communities.

Ecology 2017 Sep;98(9):2413-2424

Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, P.O. Box Drawer E, Aiken, South Carolina, 29802, USA.

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September 2017

Radiocesium in migratory aquatic game birds using contaminated U.S. Department of Energy reactor-cooling reservoirs: A long-term perspective.

J Environ Radioact 2017 May 6;171:189-199. Epub 2017 Mar 6.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, P.O. Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802, USA; University of Georgia, D.B. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Athens, GA 30602, USA.

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May 2017

Raccoons (Procyon lotor) as Sentinels of Trace Element Contamination and Physiological Effects of Exposure to Coal Fly Ash.

Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 2017 Feb 8;72(2):235-246. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Florida, 103 Black Hall, PO Box 116455, Gainesville, FL, 32611, USA.

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February 2017

Brown tree snake (Boiga irregularis) population density and carcass locations following exposure to acetaminophen.

Ecotoxicology 2016 Oct 7;25(8):1556-1562. Epub 2016 Sep 7.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, P.O. Drawer E, Aiken, SC, 29802, USA.

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October 2016

Optimization of Scat Detection Methods for a Social Ungulate, the Wild Pig, and Experimental Evaluation of Factors Affecting Detection of Scat.

PLoS One 2016 25;11(5):e0155615. Epub 2016 May 25.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, South Carolina, United States of America.

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July 2017

Carcass Type Affects Local Scavenger Guilds More than Habitat Connectivity.

PLoS One 2016 17;11(2):e0147798. Epub 2016 Feb 17.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, South Carolina, United States of America.

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July 2016

Validating mammalian resistance to stressor-mediated reproductive impact using rodent sperm analysis.

Ecotoxicology 2016 Apr 15;25(3):584-93. Epub 2016 Feb 15.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, PO Drawer E, Aiken, SC, 29802, USA.

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April 2016

Quantifying the spatial and temporal variation in dose from external exposure to radiation: a new tool for use on free-ranging wildlife.

J Environ Radioact 2015 Jul 11;145:58-65. Epub 2015 Apr 11.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, Athens, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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July 2015

A behaviorally-explicit approach for delivering vaccine baits to mesopredators to control epizootics in fragmented landscapes.

PLoS One 2015 14;10(1):e0113206. Epub 2015 Jan 14.

University of Georgia, Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Aiken, South Carolina, United States of America.

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December 2015

Effects of culling on mesopredator population dynamics.

PLoS One 2013 20;8(3):e58982. Epub 2013 Mar 20.

Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, University of Georgia, Aiken, South Carolina, United States of America.

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September 2013

A genetic analysis of the Virginia opossum mating system: evidence of multiple paternity in a highly fragmented landscape.

J Hered 2010 May-Jun;101(3):368-73. Epub 2009 Dec 8.

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, 195 Marsteller Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.

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July 2010

Isolation of 21 polymorphic microsatellite markers for the Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana).

Mol Ecol Resour 2009 Jul 4;9(4):1200-2. Epub 2009 Mar 4.

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, 715 West State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.

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July 2009

Serologic survey for selected infectious diseases in raccoons (Procyon lotor) in Indiana, USA.

J Wildl Dis 2009 Apr;45(2):531-6

Department of Comparative Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907, USA.

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April 2009

Development and characterization of 14 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the raccoon tick (Ixodes texanus).

Mol Ecol Resour 2009 Jan 10;9(1):296-8. Epub 2008 Nov 10.

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, Pfendler Building, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.

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January 2009

Development and characterization of 12 polymorphic microsatellite loci in the American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis).

Mol Ecol Resour 2009 Jan 6;9(1):131-3. Epub 2008 Oct 6.

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, Purdue University, Pfendler Building, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA.

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January 2009