Sarah K. Thomsen

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Ph.D. (Biological Sciences), 2017
        Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC Canada
        Supervisor: Dr. David Green       

Certificate Program in University Teaching and Learning, 2014
        Centre for Teaching and Learning, Simon Fraser University 

B.A. (Conservation Biology and Avian Ecology), 2002-2006
        Hampshire College, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA


Publications (peer-reviewed)


Thomsen, S.K. and D.J. Green. (2019). Predator-mediated effects of drought associated with poor reproductive success in a nocturnal seabird in a cross-ecosystem cascade. Global Change Biology.

Thomsen, S.K., D.M. Mazurkiewicz, T.R. Stanley and D.J. Green. (2018). ENSO-driven rainfall pulse amplifies predation by owls on seabirds via apparent competition with mice. Proceedings of the Royal Society B.  

Thomsen, S.K. and D.J. Green. (2016). Cascading effects of predation risk determine how marine predators become terrestrial prey on an oceanic island. Ecology 97:3530-3537 DOI: 10.1002/ecy.1614             [PDF]

Huang, A., J.E. Elliott, K.M. Cheng, K. Ritland, S.K. Thomsen, S. Hindmarch, and K. Martin. (2016). Barn owls (Tyto alba) in Western North America: Phylogeographic structure, connectivity, and genetic diversity. Conservation Genetics 17:357-367. DOI: 10.1007/s10592-015-0787-0

Thomsen, S.K, C.E Kroeger, P.H. Bloom and A.L. Harvey. (2014). Space use and home range size of Barn Owls on Santa Barbara Island. Monographs of the Western North American Naturalist. 7:339–347.             [PDF]