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Navn Richard Bischof
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u  Background:

I am a wildlife ecologist with a primary interest in applied wildlife management and monitoring. My professional background includes several years of work as a wildlife manager in North America and Pacific Oceania. Currently, I am leading a project studying carnivore guild ecology using non-invasive monitoring in Pakistan’s Karakoram Mountains, funded by the Research Council of Norway. In addition, I am participating in applied research on carnivores and ungulates in Scandinavia.


u  Education:

PhD in wildlife ecology; Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway, 2009

M.Sc. in biology; behavioral ecology; University of Nebraska, USA, 1998.

B.Sc. in biology; Philipps Universität, Marburg, Germany, 1996.


u  Work experience:

Researcher: Norwegian University of Life Sciences / Research Council of Norway, 2011 - present

Researcher: University of Oslo, Norway, 2010

PhD fellow: Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway 2006 - 2009

Research Manager: US Geological Survey Brown Treesnake Project, Guam 2004 - 2006

Wildlife Manager: Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, USA 2000 - 2004

Forensic Technician/Wildlife Biologist: Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, USA  1999 - 2000


u  Scientific articles:

Bischof, R. L.E. Loe, E. L. Meisingset, B. Zimmermann, B. V. Moorter and A. Mysterud. A migratory northern ungulate in the pursuit of spring: jumping or surfing the green wave?  - The American Naturalist. In Press.

Zedrosser, A., F. Pelletier, R. Bischof, M. Festa-Bianchet, and J.E. Swenson. Determinants of lifetime reproduction in female brown bears: early body mass, longevity, and hunting regulations. Ecology. In press.

R. Bischof, E. B. Nilsen, H. Brøseth, P. Männil, J. Ozoliņš, and ­J. D. C. Linnell 2012. Implementation uncertainty when using recreational hunting to manage carnivores. - Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 824-832

Bischof, R. and J. E. Swenson 2012. Linking noninvasive genetic sampling and traditional monitoring to aid management of a transborder carnivore population. - Ecological Applications 22: 361–373.

Mysterud, A., L. E. Loe, B. Zimmermann, R. Bischof, V. Veiberg, and E. Meisingset. 2011. Partial migration in expanding red deer populations at northern latitudes – a role for density dependence? - Oikos 120: 1817-1825.

Mysterud, A. & Bischof, R. 2009. Can compensatory culling offset undersirable evolutionary consequences of trophy hunting? – Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 148-160.

Bischof, R. & Zedrosser, A. 2009. The educated prey: consequences for exploitation and control. - Behavioral Ecology 20: 1228-1235

Bischof, R., Mysterud, A. & Swenson, J.E. 2009. With or without equations: What are the dos and don’ts of hunting? - Biology Letters 2: 213.

Bischof, R., Swenson, J.E., Yoccoz, N.G., Mysterud, A. & Gimenez, O. 2009. The magnitude and selectivity of natural and multiple anthropogenic mortality causes in hunted brown bears. - Journal of Animal Ecology 78: 656-665.

Bischof, R., Zedrosser, A., Brunberg, S. & Swenson, J.E. 2009. A note on opportunism and parsimony in data collection. - Journal of Wildlife Management 73: 1021-1024.

Tyrrell, C.L., Christy, M.T., Rodda, G.H., Adams, A.A.Y., Ellingson, A.R., Savidge, J.A., Dean-Bradley, K. & Bischof, R. 2009. Evaluation of trap capture in a geographically closed population of brown treesnakes on Guam. - Journal of Applied Ecology 46: 128-135.

Bischof, R., Fujita, R., Zedrosser, A., Söderberg, A. & Swenson, J. E. 2008. Hunting patterns, the ban on baiting, and harvest demographics of brown bears in Sweden. - Journal of Wildlife Management 72: 79-88.

Bischof, R., Mysterud, A. & Swenson, J.E. 2008. Should hunting mortality mimic the patterns of natural mortality? - Biology Letters 4: 307-310.

Ordiz, A., Støen, O.-G., Swenson, J.E., Kojola, I. & Bischof, R. 2008. Distance-dependent effect of the nearest neighbor: spatiotemporal patterns in brown bear reproduction. - Ecology 89: 3327-3335.

Rodda, G.H., Farley, J.L., Bischof, R. & Reed, R.N. 2007. New developments in snake barrier technology: fly-ash covered wall offers a feasible alternative for permanent barriers to brown treesnakes (Boiga irregularis). - Herpetological Conservation and Biology 2: 157-163.

Bischof, R. & Rogers, D.R. 2005. Serologic survey of infectious diseases in raccoons and coyotes from Nebraska. - Journal of Wildlife Diseases 41: 787-791.

Bischof, R. 2003. Status of the northern river otter in Nebraska. - The Prairie Naturalist 35: 117-120.

Petersen, J.L., Bischof, R., Krapu, G.L. & Szalanski, A.L. 2003. Genetic variation in the Mid-continent population of Sandhill cranes, Grus canadensis. - Biochemical Genetics 41: 1-12.

Szalanski, A.L., Steinauer, G., Bischof, R. & Petersen, J. 2001. Origin and conservation genetics of the threatened Ute ladies'-tresses, Spiranthes diluvialis (Orchidaceae). - American Journal of Botany 88: 177-180.

Bischof, R. & Szalanski, A.L. 2000. Mitochondrial DNA variation in pallid and shovelnose sturgeon (Pisces: Acipenseridae). - Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences 26: 19-21.

Szalanski, A.L., Bischof, R. & Mestl, G. 2000. Population genetic structure of Nebraska paddlefish based on mtDNA variation. - Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 129: 1060-1065.

Szalanski, A.L., Church, K., Oates, D., Bischof, R. & Powers, T.O. 2000. Mitochondrial DNA variation within and among wild turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) subspecies. - Transactions of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences 26: 47-53.

Szalanski, A.L., Sikes, D.S., Bischof, R. & Fritz, M. 2000. Population genetics and phylogenetics of the endangered American burying beetle, Nicrophorus americanus (Coleoptera: Silphidae). - Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93: 589-594.


u  Conference Proceedings:

Christy, M.C., Savidge, J.A., Bischof, R. & Rodda, G. 2007. Can temperature be used as a tool for limiting brown treesnake invasion via transportation pathways? - In: Witmer, G.W., Pitt, W.C. & Fagerstone, K.A. (eds.). Managing Vertebrate Invasive Species: Proceedings of an International Symposium. - USDA/APHIS/WS, National Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, CO.

Bischof, R. & Morrison, B.L. 2003. Status report on mountain lions in Nebraska. - Proceedings of the 6th mountain lion workshop. San Antonio, Texas, pp: 11-13.

Petersen, J.L., Bischof, R. & Szalanski, A.L. 2000. Population Genetics of Mid-continent Sandhill cranes. - Abstract. Proceedings North American Crane Workshop 8: 219.


u  Popular publications:

"Swift Fox Conservation" (Article about Swift Fox conservation status and habitat suitability analysis) in NebraskaLand Magazine 81(4):37. 2003.

"Indian Cave’s Night Gliders" (Article about southern flying squirrel biology and monitoring) in NebraskaLand Magazine 81(10):20-23. 2003.

"Fishy Fellows" (Article for children about Northern river otter biology and conservation) in Trail Tales Magazine 9(4):8-9. 2003.

“Wildlife and hunting pressure” (Article about the role of learned avoidance behavior in wildlife management and invasive species control) in Der Anblick (Austrian Hunting Magazine 6/20:60-63. 2011.

 


 
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