Publications

Scientific Publications

Cori Lausen, PhD Research Gate Profile

Peer-reviewed and Theses

 

Lausen, C.L., M. Proctor, D.W. Nagorsen, D. Burles, D. Paetkau, E. Harmston, K. Blejwas, P. Govindarajulu, and L. Friis. 2019. Population genetics reveal Myotis keenii (Keen’s myotis) and Myotis evotis (long-eared myotis) to be a single species. Canadian Journal of Zoology 97(3): 267–279. dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2018-0113


Lawson, K.J., Lausen, C.L., Mancuso, K.A., Volkmann, L.A., Gooliaff, T.J., Hutchen, J., Teichman, K.J., Kelly, A.J. and Hodges, K.E., 2019. Bat activity and richness in beetle-killed forests in southern British Columbia. Journal of Mammalogy 100(2): 510-517.


Davy, C.M., M.E. Donaldson, Y. Rico, C.L. Lausen, K. Dogantzis, K. Ritchie, C.K.R. Willis, D.W. Burles, T.S. Jung, S. McBurney, A. Park, D.J. McAlpine, K. F. Vanderwolf, C. J. Kyle. 2017. Prelude to a panzootic: gene flow and immunogenetic variation in northern little brown myotis vulnerable to bat white-nose syndrome. FACETS 2: 690-714.


Klüg-Baerwald, B.J., C.L. Lausen, and R.M. Brigham. 2017. “Bat”-tling the cold: behavioural adaptation in hibernating, prairie-living bats. Physiological and Behavioural Zoology, under revision.


Ommundsen, P., C. Lausen, and L. Matthias. 2017. First acoustic records of the Brazilian free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) in British Columbia. Northwestern Naturalist 98: 132-136.


Player, D., C. L. Lausen, B. Zaitlin, J. Harrison, D. Paetkau, E. Harmston.  2017. An Alternative Technique for Genetic Sampling of Bats: Wing Swabs Yield Species Identification. Wildlife Society Bulletin 41: 590-596.


Klüg-Baerwald, B.J., C.L. Lausen, C.K.R. Willis, and R.M. Brigham. 2017. Home is where you hang your bat: winter roost selection by prairie-living big brown bats. Journal of Mammalogy doi: 10.1093/jmammal/gyx039: 1 – 9.


Klüg-Baerwald, L. Gower, C.L. Lausen, and R.M. Brigham.  2016. Environmental correlates and energetics of winter flight by bats in Southern Alberta, Canada. Canadian Journal of Zoology 10.1139/cjz-2016-0055.


Jung, T.S., K.M. Blejwas, C.L. Lausen, J.M. Wilson, L.E. Olson. 2014.  Concluding remarks:  what do we need to know about bats in northwestern North America? Northwestern Naturalist 95:318-330.


Blejwas, K., C.L. Lausen, D. Rhea-Fournier.  2014.  Acoustic monitoring provides first records of hoary bats and delineates range of silver-haired bats in Alaska.  Northwestern Naturalist 95: 236-250.


Reimer, J.P., C.L. Lausen, R.M.R. Barclay, S. Irwin, M.K. Vassal. 2014.  Bat activity and use of hibernacula in Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta.  Northwestern Naturalist 95: 277-288.


Lausen C, Player D. 2014.  Eastern red bat (Lasiurus borealis) occurrence and captures in Northern Alberta. Northwestern Naturalist 95:219-227.


Lausen, C.L., J.W. Waithaka, D.P. Tate. 2014. Bats of Nahanni National Park Reserve and surrounding areas, Northwest Territories.  Northwestern Naturalist 95:186-196.


Wilson, J., Reimer, J., Allaire, D., and Lausen, C.L. 2014.  Diversity and distribution of bats in the Northwest Territories.  Northwestern Naturalist 95:197-218.


Slough, B.G., Jung, T.S., and Lausen, C.L. 2014. Acoustic surveys reveal hoary bat (Lasiurus cinereus) and long-legged Myotis (Myotis volans) occurrence in Yukon.  Northwestern Naturalist 95:176-185. 


Proctor, M.F., Paetkau, D., Mclellan, B.N., Stenhouse, G.B., Kendall, K.C., Mace, R.D., Kasworm, W.F., Servheen, C., Lausen, C.L., Gibeau, M.L., Wakkinen, W.L., Haroldson, M.A., Mowat, G., Apps, C.D, Ciarniello, L.M., Barclay, R.M.R., Boyce, M.S., Schwartz, C.C., and Strobeck. C.  2012.  Population fragmentation and inter-ecosystem movements of grizzly bears in western Canada and the northern United States.  Wildlife Monographs 180(1): 1 – 46. (Awarded Best Wildlife Publication by Alberta Chapter of the Wildlife Society, March 2013.)


Jung, T.S., Lausen, C.L., Talerico, J.M., and Slough, B.G. 2011.  Opportunistic Predation of a Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus) by a Great Horned Owl (Bubo virginianus) in Southern Yukon. Northwestern Naturalist 92: 69–72.


Lausen, C. L., Jung, T. S. and Talerico, J. M.  2008.  Range extension of the Northern Long-eared Bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in the Yukon.  Northwestern Naturalist 89:  115-117.


Lausen, C. L., Delisle, I., Barclay, R. M. R. and Strobeck, C.  2008.  Beyond mtDNA:  nuclear gene flow suggests taxonomic oversplitting in little the brown bat (Myotis lucifugus).  Canadian Journal of Zoology 86:  700-713, 1083.


Lausen, C. L.  2007.  Roosting ecology and landscape genetics of prairie bats. 2007.  Ph.D. Thesis, University of Calgary, Alberta.


Lausen, C. L. and Barclay, R. M. R.  2006.  Winter bat activity in the Canadian prairies.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:  1079-1086.


Lausen, C. L. and Barclay, R. M. R.  2006.  The benefits of living in a building:  Comparing maternity colonies of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in rock crevice and building roosts.  Journal of Mammalogy 87:  362-370

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Lausen, C. L. and Barclay, R. M. R.  2005.  Account No. 784:  Pipistrellus nanus.  Mammalian Species.


Lausen, C. L.  2005.  First record of hosts for the bat tick, Carios kelleyi (Acari:  Ixodida:  Argasidae) in Canada and Montana.  Journal of Medical Entomology:  497-501.


Lausen, C. L. and Barclay, R. M. R.  2003.  Thermoregulation and roost selection by reproductive female big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) roosting in rock crevices.  Journal of Zoology, London 260:  235-244.


Lausen, C. L. and Barclay, R. M. R.  2002.  Roosting behaviour and roost selection of female big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) roosting in rock crevices in southeastern Alberta.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 80:  1069-1076.


Lausen, C. L.  2002.  Observations on a prairie population of Bushy-Tailed Woodrats, Neotoma cinerea, along the South Saskatchewan River, Alberta.  Northwestern Naturalist 83: 125-128.


Lausen, C. L.  2001.  Thermoregulation and roost selection by reproductive big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) roosting in the South Saskatchewan River Valley, Alberta:  rock-roosting and building-roosting colonies. M.Sc. Thesis, University of Calgary, Alberta

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Barclay, R. M. R., Lausen, C. L. and Hollis, L.  2001.  What's hot and what's not:  Defining torpor in free-ranging birds and mammals.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 79:  1885-1890.


Fenton, M. B., Bernard, E., Bouchard, S., Hollis, L., Johnston, D., Lausen, C., Ratcliffe, J., Riskin, D., Taylor, J. and Zigouris, J.  2001.  The bat fauna of Lamanai, Belize: Roosts and trophic roles.   Journal of Tropical Ecology 17:  511-524.


Fenton, M. B., Taylor, P. J., Jacobs, D. S., Richardson, E., Bernard, E., Bouchard, S., Debaeremaker, K., ter Hofstede H., Hollis, L., Lausen, C. L., Lister, J., Ratcliffe, J. M., Rambaldini, D., and Reddy, E.  2002.  Protecting little-known species:  The case of the African bat Otomops martiensseni (Chiroptera:  Molossidae). Biodiversity and Conservation 11: 1583–1606.

 

Government Reports/Protocols:


Fontaine, N., Forsythe, A., Cheeptham, N, Xu, J.P., and Lausen, C. 2019. Developing a probiotic approach to reduce the severity of white-nose syndrome in bats.  Prepared for BC Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy (GS19JHZ-216).


British Columbia Resource Inventory Standards Committee. 2019.  Inventory Methods for Bats - Standards for Components of British Columbia's Biodiversity No. 20.  Prepared by Ministry of Environment, Lands and Parks Resources Inventory Branch for the Terrestrial Ecosystems Task Force Resources Inventory Committee, Victoria, B.C. Canada.


Reichert, B., Lausen, C., Loeb, S., Weller, T.,  Allen, R., Britzke, E., Hohoff, T., Siemers, J., Burkholder, B., Herzog, C., and Verant, M. 2018. A guide to processing bat acoustic data for the North American Bat Monitoring Program (NABat).  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2018–1068. https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20181068.


National Park Service (NPS). 2016. Guidance for conducting acoustic surveys for bats: Version 1: Detector deployment, file processing and database version 1.7. Natural Resource Report NPS/NRSS/NRR – 2016/1282. US National Park Service, Fort Collins, CO.


Loeb, S.C., Rodhouse, T. J., Ellison, L. E., Lausen, C. L., Reichard, J. D., Irvine, K. M., Ingersoll, Thomas E., Coleman, J. T.H., Thogmartin, W. E., Sauer, J. R., Francis, C. M., Bayless, M. L., Stanley, T. R.; Johnson, D. H. 2015. A plan for the North American Bat Monitoring Program (NABat).  Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-208. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station.  http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/48442


Lausen, C. 2013. Waterton Lakes National Park Bat Survey, 2011-12.  Prepared for Parks Canada, Waterton, AB.


Sarell, M. and Lausen, C.  2012.  Winter Activity of Rare Bats in the Southern Interior of BC.  Prepared for Canadian Wildlife Service, Penticton, BC.


Lausen, C. 2010. Late Summer Survey of Bat Hibernacula and Bat Diversity in South Slave Region, Northwest Territories and Wood Buffalo National Park, Alberta.  Prepared for Wood Buffalo National Park and NWT Environment and Natural Resources, Fort Smith, NWT.


Proctor, M. P., Lausen,C.L., Hofman, E., and Boulanger, J.  2008.  Mark-recapture population estimate of a prairie rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis viridis) hibernaculum at Kennedy Coulee, Red Deer River near Bindloss, AlbertaSpecies at Risk Report, Alberta Sustainable Resource Development.


Lausen, C.L. 2008.  The Status of the northern bat (Myotis septentrionalis) in Alberta.  Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and Alberta Conservation Association. Wildlife Status Report No. 3 (2009 update), Edmonton, AB.

 

Lausen, C., Baerwald, E., Gruver, J., and Barclay. R. 2008.  APPENDIX 5: Bats and Wind Turbines. Pre-siting and pre-construction survey protocols, May 2008 Update.  University of Calgary.  In: Vonhof, M. 2002.  Handbook of Inventory Methods and Standard Protocols for Surveying Bats in Alberta.  Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Fish and Wildlife Division, Edmonton, Alberta.  Revised 2005.


Lausen, C. L., Jung, T.S., Randall, L., and Talerico, J.  2008.  Bat Diversity in Yukon:  2007 Survey Results.  Yukon Department of Environment Technical Report, 30 pp.


C. L. Lausen, C.L. and Schowalter, T. The Status of the western small-footed bat in Alberta. 2008. Alberta Sustainable Resource Development and Alberta Conservation Association, Wildlife Status Report No. 64, Edmonton, AB.

  

 Lausen, C. L.  2006.  Bat Survey of the Northwest Territories:  Nahanni National Park Reserve and Surrounding Areas.  Parks Canada, Ft. Simpson, NWT & Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Yellowknife, NWT.


Lausen, C., Baerwald, E., Gruver, J., and Barclay, R.  2006.  APPENDIX 5: Bats and Wind Turbines. Pre-siting and pre-construction survey protocols.  University of Calgary.  In: Vonhof, M. 2002.  Handbook of Inventory Methods and Standard Protocols for Surveying Bats in Alberta.  Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Fish and Wildlife Division, Edmonton, Alberta.  Revised 2005.


Lausen, C.  2005.  APPENDIX 4: Tissue sampling protocol for genetic study of bats. In: Vonhof, M.  2002.  Handbook of Inventory Methods and Standard Protocols for Surveying Bats in Alberta.  Alberta Sustainable Resource Development, Fish and Wildlife Division, Edmonton, Alberta.  Revised 2005.


Lausen, C. L.  2006.  2005-2006 bat survey of the middle Red Deer and Battle Rivers.  Alberta Natural Heritage Information Centre, Parks and Protected Areas Division, Edmonton, Alberta.


Lausen, C. L.  2004.  Writing on Stone Provincial Park bat survey - a compilation of work since 1985.  Alberta Natural Heritage Information Centre, Parks and Protected Areas Division, Edmonton, Alberta.

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