In Review

Carleton D, Owens E, Blaquiere H, Bourassa S, Bowden J, Candau, J-N, DeMerchant I, Edwards S, Heustis A, James PMA, Kanoti A, MacQuarrie C, Martel V, Moise E, Pureswaran D, Shanks E, Johns R. Tracking insect outbreaks: a case study of community-assisted moth monitoring using sex pheromone traps. FACETS

Robert L-E, Sturtevant BR, Kneeshaw DD, James PMA, Fortin M-J, Wolter P, Townsend P, Cooke BJ. Forest landscape structure governs the cyclic-eruptive spatial dynamics of forest tent caterpillar outbreaks. Journal of Ecology

Wittische J, Heckbert S, James PMA, Burton AC, Fisher JT. Community-level modelling of boreal forest mammals in an oil sands landscape reveals how human disturbance, natural habitat, and predation shape mammal distribution. Global Change Biology

Carbayo HR, Pino J, Bonal R, James PMA, Hampe A, Espelta JM. Disentangling the effects of host genetic identity, ontogeny and spatial distribution in insect herbivory in expanding oak forests. Annals of Botany

Germain M, De Grandpré L, Desrochers M, James PMA, Vepakomma U, Poulin JF, Kneeshaw D, Villard M-A. Insectivorous songbirds as early indicators of future defoliation by spruce budworm. Ecology



Johns R, Bowden J, Carleton D, Cooke B, Edwards S, Emilson E, James PMA, Kneeshaw D, MacLean D, Martel V, Moise E, Mott G, Norfolk C, Owens E, Pureswaran D, Quiring D, Regniere J, Richard B, Stastny M. (in press). A conceptual framework for a spruce budworm Early Intervention Strategy: can outbreaks be stopped? Forests

Cottrell S, Mattor KM Morris JL, Fettig CJ, McGrady P, Maguire DY, James PMA, Clear J, Wurtzebach Z, Wei Y, Brunelle A, Western J, Maxwell R, Rotar M, Gallagher L, Roberts R. (in press). Adaptive capacity in social-ecological systems: A framework for addressing bark beetle disturbances in natural resource management. Sustainability Science

Tourne DCM, Ballester MVR, James PMA, Martorano LG, Thomas E. (in press). Strategies to optimize modelling habitat suitability of Bertholletia excelsa in the Pan-Amazonia. Ecology and Evolution

Mayrand P, Filotas É, Wittische J, James PMA. 2019. Interactions between spatial and demographic processes inflate the false discovery rate of loci under selection during geographic range expansion. Genome.

Larroque J, Legault S, Johns R, Lumley L, Cusson M, Renaut S, James PMA. 2019. Temporal variation in spatial genetic structure during population outbreaks: distinguishing among different potential drivers of spatial synchrony. Evolutionary Applications. DOI: 10.1111/eva.12852 [PDF]

Wittische J, Janes J, James PMA. 2019. Modelling landscape genetic connectivity of the mountain pine beetle in western Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 49: 1339–1348

Sujii PS, Nagaib ME, Zucchic MI, Brancaliond PHS, James PMA. 2019. A genetic approach for simulating persistence of reintroduced tree species populations in forest restoration areas. Ecological Modeling, 403, 35-43.

Burns I, Coltman DW, James PMA, Cullingham CI. 2019. Spatial and genetic structure of the lodgepole x jack pine hybrid zone. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 49(7), 844-853.


Cullingham C, Janes J, James PMA, Hamelin R, Murray B, Sperling F. 2018. The contribution of genetics and genomics to understanding the ecology of the mountain pine beetle system. Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 49(999), 721-730.

Legault S and James PMA. 2018. Parasitism rates of spruce budworm larvae: testing the enemy hypothesis along a gradient of forest diversity measured at different spatial scales. Environmental Entomology. 47(5): 1083-1095

Marrec R, Pontbriand-Paré O, Legault S, and James PMA. 2018. Spatiotemporal variation in drivers of parasitoid metacommunity structure in continuous forest landscapes. Ecosphere 9(1):e02075


Robert L-E, Sturtevant BR, Cooke BJ, James PMA, Fortin M-J, Townsend PA, Wolter PT, Kneeshaw D. 2017. Landscape host abundance and configuration regulate periodic outbreak behavior in spruce budworm (Choristoneura fumiferana Clem.). Ecography

Burke A, Kageyama M, Latombe G, Fasel M, Vrac M, Ramstein G, James PMA.  2017. Risky business: the impact of climate and climate variability on human population dynamics in Western Europe during the Last Glacial Maximum. Quaternary Science Reviews. 164: 217-229

Marcer A, Vidigal DS, James PMA, Fortin M-J, Méndez-Vigo B, H. Hilhorst WM, Bentsink L, Alonso-Blanco C, Picó FX. 2017. Temperature fine-tunes Mediterranean Arabidopsis thaliana life-cycle phenology geographically. Plant Biology


Ruppert JLW, James PMA, Taylor EB, Rudolfsen T, Veillard M, Davis CS, Watkinson D, Poesch MS. 2016. Riverscape genetic structure of a threatened and dispersal limited freshwater species, the Rocky Mountain Sculpin (Cottus sp.). Conservation Genetics

James PMA, Robert, LE, Wotton BM, Martel D, Fleming RA. 2016. Lagged cumulative spruce budworm defoliation affects the risk of fire ignition in Ontario, Canada. Ecological Applications. 27(2): 532-544

Lévesque D, Hudon C, James, PMA, & Legendre P. 2016. Environmental factors structuring benthic primary producers at different spatial scales in the St. Lawrence River (Canada). Aquatic Sciences, 1-12.

James PMA, Janes JK, Roe AD, & Cooke BJ. 2016. Modeling landscape-level spatial variation in sex ratio skew in the mountain pine beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 45(4): 790-801.


Maguire DY, James PMA, Buddle CM, Bennett EM. 2015. Landscape Connectivity and Herbivorous Insects: A Framework for Understanding Trade-Offs Between Ecosystem Services. Global Ecology and Conservation. 4: 73-84

James PMA, Cooke B, Brunet B, Lumley L, Sperling FAH, Fortin M-J, Quinn V, Sturtevant BR. 2015. Life-stage differences in spatial genetic structure in an irruptive forest insect: Implications for dispersal and spatial synchrony. Molecular Ecology. 24(2): 296-309.


Burke A, Levavasseur G, James PMA, Guiducci D, Izquierdo M, Bourgeon L, Kageyama M, Ramstein G. 2014. Exploring the impact of climate variability during the Last Glacial Maximum on the pattern of human occupation of Iberia. Journal of Human Evolution. 73: 35-46.


Sturtevant BR, Miranda BR, Wolter PT, James PMA, Fortin M-J, Townsend PA. 2013. Forest recovery patterns in response to divergent disturbance regimes in the Border Lakes region of Minnesota (USA) and Ontario (Canada). Forest Ecology and Management. 313(1): 199-211.

Burke A, Maíllo Fernández J, Fuertes-Prieto N, Bisson M, James PMA, Levavasseur G. 2013. Archaeological survey in eastern Guadalajara province, Spain: Initial results. Canadian Journal of Archaeology. 37(1): 48-69.


Cullingham CI, James PMA, Cooke JEK, Coltman DW. 2012. Characterizing the physical and genetic structure of the lodgepole pine × jack pine hybrid zone: mosaic structure and differential introgression. Evolutionary Applications. 5(8): 879-891

Samarasekera NG, Bartell NV, Lindgren BS, Cooke JEK, Davis CS, James PMA, Coltman DW, Mock KE, Murray BW. 2012. Spatial genetic structure of the mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae) outbreak in western Canada: Historical patterns and contemporary dispersal. Molecular Ecology. 21(12): 2931-2948

Fortin M-J, James PMA, MacKenzie A, Melles SJ, Rayfield B. (2012). Spatial statistics, spatial regression, and graph theory in ecology. Spatial Statistics 1: 100-109. 


James PMA, Murray BW, Hamelin RC, Coltman DW, Sperling FAH. 2011. Spatial genetic structure of a symbiotic beetle-fungal system: Toward multi-taxa integrated landscape genetics. PLoS ONE 6(10): e25359. [doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0025359] 

Roe AR *, James PMA*, Cooke J, Sperling FAH. 2011. Spatial community structure of mountain pine beetle fungal symbionts across a latitudinal gradient. Microbial Ecology. 62(2): 347-360 *joint first authorship

James PMA, Sturtevant B, Townsend P, Wolter P, Fortin M-J. 2011. Two dimensional wavelet analysis of spruce budworm host basal area in the Border Lakes Landscape. Ecological Applications 21(6): 2197-2209

James PMA, Fortin M-J, Sturtevant BR, Fall A, Kneeshaw DD. 2011. Modelling spatial interactions among fire, spruce budworm, and logging in the boreal forest. Ecosystems 14: 60-75. 


Anderson CD, Epperson BK, Fortin M-J, Holderegger R, James PMA, Rosenberg MS, Scribner KT, Spear S. 2010. Considering spatial and temporal scale in landscape-genetic studies of gene flow. Molecular Ecology 19: 3576-3591

Epperson BK, McRae B, Scribner KT, Cushman S, Rosenberg MS, Fortin M-J, James PMA, Murphy M, Manel S, Legendre P, Dale M. 2010. Utility of computer simulations in landscape genetics. Molecular Ecology 19:3549-3564.  

James PMA, Fleming RA, Fortin M-J 2010. Identifying significant scale-specific spatial boundaries using wavelets and null models: Spruce budworm defoliation in Ontario, Canada as a case study. Landscape Ecology. 25: 873-887.  

< 2010

Rayfield BR, James PMA, Fall A, Fortin M-J. 2007. Comparing static versus dynamic protected areas in dynamic boreal ecosystems. Biological Conservation. 141(2): 428-449

James PMA, Fortin M-J, Fall A, Kneeshaw DD, Messier C. 2007. The effects of spatial legacies following shifting management practices and fire on boreal forest age structure. Ecosystems. 10: 1261-1277  

James PMA, Rayfield BR, Fall A, Fortin M-J, Farley G. 2005. Reserve network design combining spatial graph theory and species’ spatial requirements. Geomatica. 59(3): 121-129  

Book Chapters

Doyon F, Sturtevant BR, Papaik M, Fall A, Miranda B, Kneeshaw DD, Messier C, Fortin M-J, James PMA. 2011. Assessing knowledge ambiguity in the creation of a model based on expert knowledge and comparison with the results of a landscape succession model in central Labrador. In: Expert Knowledge and its Application in Landscape Ecology. Perera A (Ed.). Springer. [lien vers page web livre]

James PMA, Fortin M-J. 2012. Ecosystems and Spatial Patterns. Encyclopaedia of Sustainability Science and Technology. Springer Science.

Other Reports

Craven D, Angers VA, Larose-Filotas E, Tittler R, M Desrochers, Messier C, James PMA . 2013. L'Aménagement écosystémique des forêts privées du Centre-du-Québec dans le contexte des changements globaux . Rapport Présenté à l'Agence forestière des Bois-Francs, 99 p.