Articles in Journals:

  • T. G. Hallam, A. Raghavan, H. Kolli, D. Dimitrov, P. Federico, H. Qi, G. F. McCracken, M. Betke, J. K. Westbrook, K. Kennard, T. H. Kunz. "Dense and sparse aggregations in complex motion: Video coupled with simulation modeling." Ecological Complexity, 7(1):69-75, March 2010, pdf. 5 videos.
  • N. Hristov, M. Betke, A. Bagchi, D. Hirsh Theriault, T. H. Kunz. "Seasonal variation in colony size of Brazilian free-tailed bats at Carlsbad Cavern using thermal imaging" Journal of Mammalogy, 91(1):183-192, February 2010. Abstract, pdf.
  • N. I. Hristov, M. Betke, and T. H. Kunz, "Applications of thermal infrared imaging for research in aeroecology." Integrative and Comparative Biology. 48(1):50-59, July 2008. Abstract. Pdf file.
  • P. Federico, T. G. Hallam, G. F. McCracken, S. Purucker, W. Grant, A. N. Sandoval, J. Westbrook, R. Medellin, C. Cleveland, C. G. Sansone, J. D. López Jr., M. Betke, A. Moreno-Valdez, T. H. Kunz, "Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) as insect pest regulators in transgenic and conventional cotton crops." Ecological Applications. 18(4):826-837, June 2008. Abstract, pdf.
  • M. Betke, D. E. Hirsh, N. C. Makris, G. F. McCracken, M. Procopio, N. I. Hristov, S. Tang, A. Bagchi, J. Reichard, J. Horn, S. Crampton, C. J. Cleveland, and T. H. Kunz. "Thermal Imaging Reveals Significantly Smaller Brazilian Free-tailed Bat Colonies than Previously Estimated." Journal of Mammalogy, 89(1):18-24, February 2008. Abstract, pdf.
    Also discussed in Nature, 452, Research Highlights, p. 507, pdf
  • C. J. Cleveland, M. Betke, P. Federico, J. D. Frank, T. G. Hallam, J. Horn, J. D. Lopez Jr., G. F. McCracken, R. A. Medellin, A. Moreno-Valdez, C. G. Sansone, J. K. Westbrook, and T. H. Kunz. "Economic Value of the Pest Control Service Provided by Brazilian Free-tailed Bats in South-central Texas." Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 4(5):238-248, June 2006. pdf (restricted access).


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