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Sampson, Christie, McEvoy, John, Oo, Zaw Min, Chit, Aung Myo, Chan, Aung Nyein, Tonkyn, David, Soe, Paing, Songer, Melissa, Williams, A. C., Reisinger, Klaus, Wittemyer, George and Leimgruber, Peter. 2018. New elephant crisis in Asia-Early warning signs from Myanmar. PloS One. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0194113
Allendorf, Teri D., Aung, Myint, Swe, Khine Khine and Songer, Melissa. 2017. Pathways to improve park-people relationships: Gendered attitude changes in Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary, Myanmar. Biological Conservation, 78-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2017.10.005
Bhagwat, Tejas, Hess, Andrea, Horning, Ned, Khaing, Thiri, Thein, Zaw Min, Aung, Kyaw Moe, Aung, Kyaw Htet, Phyo, Paing, Tun, Ye Lin, Oo, Aung Htat, Neil, Anthony, Thu, Win Myo, Songer, Melissa, LaJeunesse Connette, Katherine, Bernd, Asja, Huang, Qiongyu, Connette, Grant and Leimgruber, Peter. 2017. Losing a jewel-Rapid declines in Myanmar's intact forests from 2002-2014. PloS One. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0176364
Connette, Grant M., Oswald, Patrick, Thura, Myint Kyaw, LaJeunesse Connette, Katherine J., Grindley, Mark E., Songer, Melissa, Zug, George R. and Mulcahy, Daniel G. 2017. Rapid forest clearing in a Myanmar proposed national park threatens two newly discovered species of geckos (Gekkonidae: Cyrtodactylus). PLOS ONE, 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0174432
Liu, Xuehua, Wu, Pengfeng, Shao, Xiaoming, Songer, Melissa, Cai, Qiong, He, Xiangbo and Zhu, Yun. 2017. Diversity and activity patterns of sympatric animals among four types of forest habitat in Guanyinshan Nature Reserve in the Qinling Mountains, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 16465-16477. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-9232-x
Liu, Xuehua, Wu, Pengfeng, Shao, Xiaoming, Songer, Melissa, Cai, Qiong, Zhu, Yun and He, Xiangbo. 2017. Spatiotemporally monitoring forest landscape for giant panda habitat through a high learning-sensitive neural network in Guanyinshan Nature Reserve in the Qinling Mountains, China. Environmental Earth Sciences, 589. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12665-017-6926-9
Connette, Grant, Oswald, Patrick, Songer, Melissa and Leimgruber, Peter. 2016. Mapping Distinct Forest Types Improves Overall Forest Identification Based on Multi-Spectral Landsat Imagery for Myanmar’s Tanintharyi Region. Remote Sensing, 882. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8110882
LaJeunesse Connette, Katherine J., Connette, Grant, Bernd, Asja, Phyo, Paing, Aung, Kyaw Htet, Tun, Ye Lin, Thein, Zaw Min, Horning, Ned, Leimgruber, Peter and Songer, Melissa. 2016. Assessment of Mining Extent and Expansion in Myanmar Based on Freely-Available Satellite Imagery. Remote Sensing, 912. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs8110912
Songer, Melissa, Aung, Myint, Allendorf, Teri D., Calabrese, Justin M. and Leimgruber, Peter. 2016. Drivers of Change in Myanmar’s Wild Elephant Distribution. Tropical Conservation Science. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1940082916673749
Jenks, Kate E., Aikens, Ellen O., Songsasen, Nucharin, Calabrese, Justin, Fleming, Chris, Bhumpakphan, Naris, Wanghongsa, Sawai, Kanchanasaka, Budsabong, Songer, Melissa and Leimgruber, Peter. 2015. Comparative movement analysis for a sympatric dhole and golden jackal in a human-dominated landscape. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 546-554.
Liu, Xuehua, Wang, Tiejun, Wang, Ting, Skidmore, Andrew K. and Songer, Melissa. 2015. How do two giant panda populations adapt to their habitats in the Qinling and Qionglai Mountains, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 1175-1185. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11356-014-3412-8
Zhang, Yongjun, Cao, Qing S., Rubenstein, Daniel I., Zang, Sen, Songer, Melissa, Leimgruber, Peter, Chu, Hongjun, Cao, Jie, Li, Kai and Hu, Defu. 2015. Water Use Patterns of Sympatric Przewalski's Horse and Khulan: Interspecific Comparison Reveals Niche Differences. PloS One, 1-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0132094
Liu, Gang, Xu, Chao-Qun, Cao, Qing, Zimmermann, Waltraut, Songer, Melissa, Zhao, Sha-Sha, Li, Kai and Hu, De-Fu. 2014. Mitochondrial and pedigree analysis in Przewalski's horse populations: implications for genetic management and reintroductions. Mitochondrial DNA, 313-318. http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/19401736.2013.800487
Liu, Xuehua, Wu, Pengfeng, Songer, Melissa, Cai, Qiong, He, Xiangbo, Zhu, Yun and Shao, Xiaoming. 2013. Monitoring wildlife abundance and diversity with infra-red camera traps in Guanyinshan Nature Reserve of Shaanxi Province, China. Ecological Indicators, 121-128. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2012.09.022
Allendorf, Teri D., Aung, Myint and Songer, Melissa. 2012. Using residents' perceptions to improve park-people relationships in Chatthin Wildlife Sanctuary, Myanmar. Journal of environmental management, 36-43. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2012.01.004
Songer, Melissa, Delion, Melanie, Biggs, Alex and Huang, Qiongyu. 2012. Modeling Impacts of Climate Change on Giant Panda Habitat. International Journal of Ecology, 1-12. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/108752
Leimgruber, Peter, Delion, Melanie and Songer, Melissa. 2011. The Uncertainty in Mapping Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests in Asia. , 59-74.
Songer, Melissa, Aung, Myint, Swe, Khaing Khaing, Oo, Thida, Wemmer, Christen M., DeFries, Ruth and Leimgruber, Peter. 2011. The Impact of Local Communities on a Dry Tropical Forest Sanctuary: A Case Study from Upper Myanmar (Burma). , 305-320.
Doyle, S., Groo, M., Sampson, C., Songer, Melissa, Jones, M. and Leimgruber, Peter. 2010. Human-Elephant Conflict - What Can We Learn from the News?. Gajah, 22-25.
Sanderson, E., Forrest, J., Loucks, C., Ginsberg, J., Dinerstein, Eric, Seidensticker, John, Leimgruber, Peter, Songer, Melissa, Heydlauff, A., O'Brien, T., Bryja, G., Klenzendorf, S. and Wikramanayake, E. 2010. Setting priorities for conservation and recovery of wild tigers: 2005-2015. The technical assessment. , 143-161.
Wikramanayake, E., Dinerstein, Eric, Forrest, J., Loucks, C., Seidensticker, John, Klenzendorf, S., Sanderson, E., Simons, R., Heydlauff, A., Ginsberg, J., O'Brien, T., Leimgruber, Peter, Songer, Melissa and Bryja, G. 2010. Roads to recovery or catastrophic loss: How will the next decade end for wild tigers?. , 493-506.
Songer, Melissa, Aung, Myint, Senior, Briony, DeFries, Ruth and Leimgruber, Peter. 2009. Spatial and temporal deforestation dynamics in protected and unprotected dry forests: a case study from Myanmar (Burma). Biodiversity and Conservation, 1001-1018.
Leimgruber, Peter, Senior, Briony, Uga, Aung, M., Songer, Melissa, Mueller, Thomas, Wemmer, Christen M. and Ballou, Jonathan D. 2008. Modeling Population Viability of Captive Elephants in Myanmar (Burma): Implications for Wild Populations. Animal Conservation, 198-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1469-1795.2008.00172.x
Dinerstein, Eric, Loucks, Colby, Wikramanayake, Eric, Ginsberg, Joshua, Sanderson, Eric, Seidensticker, John, Forrest, Jessica, Bryja, Gosia, Heydlauff, Andrea, Klenzendorf, Sybille, Leimgruber, Peter, Mills, Judy, O'Brien, Timothy G., Shrestha, Mahendra, Simons, Ross and Songer, Melissa. 2007. The Fate of Wild Tigers. Bioscience, 508-514. http://dx.doi.org/10.1641/B570608
Dinerstein, Eric, Loucks, C., Heydlauff, A., Wikramanayake, E., Bryja, G., Forrest, J., Ginsberg, J., Klenzendorf, S., Leimgruber, Peter, O'Brien, T., Sanderson, E., Seidensticker, John and Songer, Melissa. . 2006. Setting Priorities for Conservation and Recovery of Wild Tigers: 2005-2015. A User's Guide. .
Sanderson, E., Forrest, J., Loucks, C., Ginsberg, J., Dinerstein, Eric, Seidensticker, John, Leimgruber, Peter, Songer, Melissa, Heydlauff, A., O'Brien, T., Bryja, G., Klenzendorf, S. and Wikramanayake, E. . 2006. Setting Priorities for Conservation and Recovery of Wild Tigers: 2005-2015. The Technical Assessment. .
Leimgruber, Peter, Kelly, D. S., Steininger, M., Brunner, J., Muller, T. and Songer, Melissa. 2005. Forest cover change patterns in Myanmar (Burma) 1990-2000. Environmental Conservation, 356-364.
Leimgruber, Peter, Gagnon, J. B., Wemmer, Christen M., Kelly, D. S., Songer, Melissa and Selig, E. R. 2003. Fragmentation of Asia's remaining wildlands: implications for Asian elephant conservation. Animal Conservation, 347-359.