Dr Nathalie Pettorelli - Publications

Details of publications from Dr Nathalie Pettorelli.

Publications in peer review journals



121- Durant, S.M., Mitchell, N., Groom, R., Pettorelli, N., et al. (2016) " Disappearing spots: the decline of cheetah and what it means for conservation". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in press

120- Douglas, C.M.S., Mulligan, M., Harrison, X.A., Henschel, J.R., Pettorelli, N. & Cowlishaw, G. (2016) "Widespread dieback of riparian trees on a dammed ephemeral river and evidence of local mitigation by tributary flows". PeerJ, in press

119- Gordon, I.J., Altwegg, R., Evans, D.M., Ewen, J.G., Johnson, J.A., Pettorelli., N. & Young, J.K. (2016) "Reducing agricultural loss and food waste: how will nature fare?" Animal Conservation 19: 305-308. 

118- Davies, T.E., Ruzicka, F., Lavery, T., Walters, C. & Pettorelli, N. (2016) "Ultrasonic monitoring to assess the impacts of forest conversion on Solomon Island bats". Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, in press

117- Gliozzo, G., Pettorelli, N. & Haklay, M. (2016) "Crowdsourced imagery to detect cultural ecosystem services: a case study in South Wales, UK". Ecology and Society, in press

116- Duncan, C., Primavera, J.H., Pettorelli, N., Thompson, J.R., Loma, R.J.A. & Koldewey, H.J. (2016) "Rehabilitating mangrove ecosystem services: a case study on the relative benefits of abandoned pond reversion from Panay Islnamd Philippines". Marine Pollution Bulletin, in press

115- Pettorelli, N., Wegmann, M., Skidmore, A., Mücher, S., Dawson, T.P., Fernandez, M., Lucas, R., Schaepman, M.E., Wang, T., O’Connor, B., Jongman, R.H.G., Kempeneers, P., Sonnenschein, R., Leidner, A.K., Böhm, M., He, K.S., Nagendra, H., Dubois, G., Fatoyinbo, T., Hansen, M.C., Paganini, M., de Klerk, H.M., Asner, G.P., Kerr, J., Estes, A.B., Schmeller, D.S., Heiden, U., Rocchini, D., Pereira, H.M., Turak, E., Fernandez, N., Lausch, A., Cho, M.A., Alcaraz-Segura, D., McGeoch, M.A., Turner, W., Mueller, A., St-Louis, V., Penner, J., Vihervaara, P., Belward, A., Reyers, B. & Geller, G.N. (2016) "Framing the concept of Satellite Remote Sensing Essential Biodiversity variables: challenges and future directions." Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, in press

114- Schipper, A.M., Belmaker, J., Dantas de Miranda, M., Navarro, L.M., Bohning-Gaese, K., Costello, M.J., Dornelas, M., Foppen, R., Hortal, J., Huijbregts, M.A.J., Martin-Lopez, B., Pettorelli, N., Queiroz, C., Rossberg, A.G., Santini, L., Schiffers, K., Steinmann, Z.J.N., Visconti, P., Rondinini, C. & Pereira, H.M. (2016) "Contrasting changes in the abundance and diversity of North American bird assemblages from 1971 to 2010". Global Change Biology, in press

113- Johnson, J.A., Altwegg, R., Evans, D.M., Ewen, J.G., Gordon, I.J., Pettorelli, N. & Young, J.K. (2016) "Is there a future for genome-editing technologies in conservation?" Animal Conservation, in press

112- Pettorelli, N., Owen, H.J.F. & Duncan, C. (2016) "How do we want Satellite Remote Sensing to support biodiversity conservation globally?". Methods in Ecology and Evolution, in press 

111- Barlow, J., Cadotte, M., Newton, E., Pettorelli, N., Plane, A., Stephens, P. & Whittingham, M. (2016) "Achieving and communicating globally relevant applied ecological research". Journal of Applied Ecology 53: 1-4. 

110- Rocchini, D., Boyd, D.S., Feret, J.-B., Foody, G.M., He, K.S., Lausch, A., Nagendra, H., Wegmann, M. & Pettorelli, N. (2015) "Satellite remote sensing to monitor species diversity: potential and pitfalls". Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, in press

109- Liang, X., Kang, A., Pettorelli, N. (2015) "Understanding habitat selection of wild yak on the Tibetan Plateau. Oryx, in press



108- Carvalho, J., Granados, J.E., López-Olvera, J.R., Cano-Manuel, F.J., Pérez, J.M., Fandos, P., Soriguer, R.C., Velarde, R., Fonseca, C., Ráez, A., Espinosa, J., Pettorelli, N. & Serrano, E. (2015) "Sarcoptic mange breaks up bottom-up regulation of body condition in a large herbivore population". Parasites & Vectors 1: 1-9. 

107- Mulder, C., Bennett, E., Bohan, D.A., Bonkowski, M., Carpenter, S.R., Chalmers, R., Cramer, W., Durance, I., Eisenhauer, N., Fontaine, C., Haughton, A.J., Hettelingh, J.-P., Hines, J., Ibanez, S., Jeppesen, E., Krumins, J.A., Ma, A., Mancinelli, G., Massol, F., McLaughlin, O., Naeem, S., Pascual, U., Penuelas, J., Pettorelli, N., Pocock, M.J.O., Raffaelli, D., Rasmussen, J.J., Rusch, G., Scherber, C., Setala, H., Sutherland, W.J., Vacher, C., Voigt, W., Vonk, J.A., Wood, S.A. & Woodward, G. (2015) " 10 Years Later: Revisiting Priorities for Science and Society a Decade after the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment". Advances in Ecological Research 53: 1-53. 

106- He, K.S., Bradley, B.A., Cord, A.F., Rocchini, D., Tuanmu, M.-N., Schmidtlein, S., Turner, W., Wegmann, M., Pettorelli, N. (2015) "Will remote sensing shape the next generation of species distribution models?". Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 1: 4-18. 

105- Duncan, C., Thompson, J.R., Pettorelli, N. (2015) "The quest for a mechanistic understanding of biodiversity-eocystem services relationships". Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282(1817), 20151348

104- Duncan, C., Nilsen, E.B., Linnell, J.D.C., Pettorelli, N. (2015) "Life-history attributes and resource dynamics determine intraspecific home-range sizes in Carnivora". Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 1: 39-50. 

103- Owen, H.J.F., Duncan, C., Pettorelli, N. (2015) "Testing the water: detecting artificial water points using freely available satellite data & open source software". Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 1: 61-72. 

102- Skidmore, A.K., Pettorelli, N., Coops, N.C., Geller, G.N., Hansen, M., Lucas, R., Mucher, C.A., O'Connor, B., Paganini, M., Pereira, H.M., Schaepman, M.E., Turner, W., Wang, T., Wegman, M. (2015) "Agree on biodiversity metrics to track from space". Nature 523: 403-405. 

101- Pettorelli, N. Hilborn, A., Duncan, C. & Durant, S. (2015) "Individual Variability: The Missing Component to Our Understanding of Predator–Prey Interactions". Advances in Ecological Research 52: 19-44. 

100- Pettorelli, N., Duncan, C., Owen, H. & Turvey, S. (2015) "Spatial autocorrelation and congruence in the distribution of language and mammal richness: a reply to Cardillo et al.". Proceedings of the Royal Society B 282 (1809) 20150591

99- Davies, T.E., Clarke, R.H., Ewen, J.G., Fazey, I.R.A., Pettorelli, N. & Cresswell, W. (2015) "Impacts of land-use change on endemic avifauna on Makira, Solomon Islands: endemics avoid monoculture". Emu - Austral Ornithology 115: 199-213. 

98- Durant, Becker, Creel, Bashir, Dickman, Beudels-Jamar, Lichtenfeld, Hilborn, Wall, Wittemyer, Badamjav, Blake, Boitani, Breitenmoser, Broekhuis, Christianson, Cozzi, Davenport, Deutsch, Devillers, Dollar, Dolrenry, Douglas-Hamilton, Droge, Fitzherbert, Foley, Hazzah, Hopcraft, Ikanda, Jacobson, Joubert, Kelly, Milanzi, Mitchell, M'Soka, Msuha, Mweetwa, Nyahongo, Rosenblatt, Schuette, Sillero-Zubiri, Sinclair, Stanly-Price, Zimmermann & Pettorelli (2015) "Developing fencing policies for dryland ecosystems". Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 544-551. 

97- Evans, D.M., Altwegg, R., Garner, T.W.J., Gompper, M.E., Gordon, I.J., Johnson, J.A., Pettorelli, N. (2015) "Biodiversity offsetting: what are the challenges, opportunities and research priorities for animal conservation?" Animal Conservation 18: 1-3  

96- Belbachir, F., Pettorelli, N., Wacher, T., Belbachir-Bazi, A., Durant, S.M. (2015) "Monitoring rarity: the critically endangered saharan cheetah as a flagship species for a threatened ecosystem". PloS One 10

95- Stephens, P., Pettorelli, N., Barlow, J. Whittingham, M. & Cadotte, M. (2015) "Management by proxy? The use of indices in applied ecology." Journal of Applied Ecology 52: 1-6

94- Duncan, C., Chauvenet, A.M., Brown, M.E. & Pettorelli, N. (2015) "Energy availability, spatiotemporal variability, and implications for animal ecology". Diversity & Distribution 21: 290-301

93- Turner, W., Rondinini, C., Pettorelli, N., Mora, B., Leidner, A., Szantoi, S., Buchanan, G., Dech, E., Dwyer, W., Herold, W., Koh, L.P., Leimgruber, P., Taubenboeck, T., Wegmann, M., Wikelski, M. & Woodcock, W. (2015) "Free and open-access satellite data are key to biodiversity conservation". Biological Conservation 182: 173-176.

92- Pettorelli, N., Nagendra, H., Williams, R., Rocchini, D. & Fleishman, E. (2014) "A new platform to support research at the interface of remote sensing, ecology and conservation". Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation 1: 1-3



91- Durant, Pettorelli, Blackburn, Baillie, Boxshall, Brooks, Carbone, Coulson, Crees, Cunningham, Daniels, Deinet, Ewen, Gaston, Gregory, Hayward, MacDonald, Mace, May, Norris, Pimm, Raffaelli, Redpath & Sutherland (2014) "UK bill could prompt biodiversity loss". Nature 512: 253. 

90- Turvey, S. & Pettorelli, N. (2014) "Spatial congruence in language and species richness but not threat in the world’s top linguistic hotspot". Proceedings of the Royal Society B 218: 20141644

89- Pettorelli, N., Laurance, B., O’Brien, T., Wegmann, M., Harini, N. & Turner, W. (2014) “Satellite Remote Sensing for Applied Ecologists: Opportunities and Challenges”. Journal of Applied Ecology 51: 839-848

88- Pettorelli, N., Safi, K. & Turner, W. (2014) “Satellite remote sensing, biodiversity research and conservation of the future”. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 368(1643)

87- Duncan, C., Kretz, D., Wegmann, M., Rabeil, T. & Pettorelli, N. (2014) “Oil in the Sahara: mapping anthropogenic threats to Saharan biodiversity from space”. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 369(1643): 20130191

86- Davies, T., Pettorelli, N., Cresswell, W. & Fazey, I. (2014) "Who are the poor? Measuring wealth inequality to aid understanding of socioeconomic contexts for conservation: a case study from the Solomon Islands". Environmental Conservation 41: 357-366

85- Williams, D., Pettorelli, N., Henschel, J., Cowlishaw, G. & Douglas, C.M.S. (2013) "Impact of alien trees on mammal distributions along an ephemeral river in the Namib Desert". African Journal of Ecology 52: 404-413

84- Davies, T.E., Fazey, I.R.A., Cresswell, W. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "Missing the trees for the wood: why we are failing to see success in pro-poor conservation". Animal Conservation 17: 303-312 



83- Durant, S.M., Bashir, S., Woodroffe, R., Wacher, T., De Ornellas, P., Ransom, C., Newby, J., Abáigar, T., Abdelgadir, M., El Alqamy, H., Baillie, J., Beddiaf, M., Belbachir, F., Belbachir-Bazi, A., Berbash, A.A., Bemadjim, N.E., Beudels-Jamar, R., Boitani, L., Breitenmoser, C., Cano, M., Chardonnet, P., Collen, B., Cornforth, W.A., Cuzin, F.A., Gerngross, P., Haddane, B., Hadjeloum, M., Jacobson, A., Jebali, A., Lamarque, F., Mallon, D., Minkowski, K., Monfort, S., Ndoassal, B., Niagate, B., Purchase, G., Samaïla, S., Samna, A.K., Sillero-Zubiri, C., Soultan, A.E., Stanley Price, M.R. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "Fiddling in biodiversity hotspots while deserts burn? Collapse of the Sahara’s megafauna". Diversity & Distributions 20: 114-122

82- Gordon, I.J., Evans, D.M., Garner, T.W.J., Katzner, T., Gompper, M.E., Altwegg, R., Branch, T.A., Johnson, J.A. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "Enhancing communication between conservation biologists and conservation practitioners: Letter from the Conservation Front Line". Animal Conservation 17: 1-2

81- Escribano-Avila, G., Pettorelli, N., Virgós, E., Lara-Romero, C., Lozano, J., Barja, I., Cuadra, F.S. & Puerta, M. (2013) "Testing Cort-Fitness and Cort-Adaptation hypotheses in a habitat suitability gradient for roe deer". Acta Oecologica 53: 38-48

80- Katzner, T., Johnson, J.A., Evans, D.M., Garner, T.W.J., Gompper, M.E., Altwegg, R., Branch, T.A., Gordon, I.J. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "Challenges and opportunities for animal conservation from renewable energy development". Animal Conservation 16: 367-369

79- Kachelriess, D., Wegmann, M., Gollock, M. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "The Application of Remote Sensing for Marine Protected Area Management". Ecological Indicators 36: 169-177

78- Chauvenet, A.L.M., Ewen, J.G., Armstrong, D. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "Saving the hihi under climate change: a case for assisted colonisation". Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 1330-1340

77- Creel, S., Becker, M., Durant, S., Msoka, J., Matandiko, W., Dickman, A., Christianson, D., Droge, E., Mweetwa, T., Pettorelli, N., Rosenblatt, E., Schuette, P., Woodroffe, R., Bashir, S., Beudels-Jamar, R., Blake, S., Borner, M., Breitenmoser, C., Broekhuis, F., Cozzi, G., Davenport, T., Deutsch, J., Dollar, L., Dolrenry, S., Douglas-Hamilton, I., Fitzherbert, E., Foley, C., Hazzah, L., Henschel, P., Hilborn, R., Hopcraft, G., Ikanda, D., Jacobsen, A., Joubert, B., Joubert, D., Kelly, M., Lichtenfeld, L., Mace, G., Milanzi, J., Mitchell, N., Msuha, M., Muir, R., Nyahongo, J., Pimm, S., Purchase, G., Schenck, C., Sillero-Zubiri, C., Sinclair, A., Songorwa, A., Stanley-Price, M., Tehou, A., Trout, C., Wall, J., Wittemyer, G. & Zimmermann, A. (2013) "Conserving large populations of lions – the argument for fences has holes". Ecology Letters 16: 1413-e3

76- Ameca y Juarez, E.I., Mace, G.M., Cowlishaw, G. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "Identifying species characteristics shaping natural population die-offs in terrestrial mammals". Animal Conservation 17: 35-43

75- Pettorelli, N., Evans, D.M.,Garner, T.W.J.,Katzner, T., Gompper, M.E., Altwegg, R., Branch, T.A.,Johnson, J.A., Acevedo-Whitehouse, K., DaVolls, L., Rantanen, E. & Gordon, I.J. (2013) "Addressing gender imbalances in Animal Conservation". Animal Conservation, in press

74- Borowik, T., Pettorelli, N., Sönnichsen, L. & Jędrzejewska B. (2013) "Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) as a predictor of ground vegetation biomass in the forest and field habitats". European Journal of Wildlife Research 59: 675-682

73- Freemantle, T.P., Wacher, T., Newby, J. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) “Earth Observation: overlooked potential to support species reintroduction programmes”. African Journal of Ecology 51: 482-492.

72- Ameca y Juarez, E.I., Mace, G.M., Cowlishaw, G., Cornforth, W. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "Assessing exposure to extreme climatic events for terrestrial mammals". Conservation Letters, in press

71- Chauvenet, A.L.M., Ewen, J., Armstrong, D., Blackburn, T. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) “Maximising the success of assisted colonisations”. Animal Conservation, in press

70- García Rangel, S. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) “Thinking spatially: Carnivore conservation and the importance of geospatial techniques”. Ecological Informatics 14: 84-89.

69- Pereira, H.M., Ferrier, S., Walters, M., Geller, G.N., Jongman, R.H.G., Scholes, R.J., Bruford, M.W., Brummitt, N., Butchart, S.H.M., Cardoso, A.C., Coops, N.C., Dulloo, E., Faith, D.P., Freyhof, J., Gregory, R.D., Heip, C., Höft, R., Hurtt, G., Jetz, W., Karp, D., McGeoch, M.A., Obura, D., Onoda, Y., Pettorelli, N., Reyers, B., Sayre, R., Scharlemann, J.P.W., Stuart, S.N., Turak, E., Walpole, M. & Wegmann, M. (2013) "Essential Biodiversity Variables". Science 339: 277.
68- Cornforth, W., Fatoyinbo, T., Freemantle, T.P. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) “ALOS PALSAR to inform the conservation of mangroves: Sundarbans as a case study”. Remote Sensing 5: 224-237.



67- Duncan, C., Chauvenet, A.L.M., McRae, L. & Pettorelli, N. (2012) “Quantifying the future impact of droughts on ungulate populations in arid and semi-arid environments”. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51490
66- Msuha, M.J., Carbone, C., Pettorelli, N. & Durant, S.M. (2012) “Land use change and species richness in northern Tanzania”. Biodiversity and Conservation 21: 2747-2759.
65- English, A., Chauvenet, A.L.M., Safi , K. & Pettorelli, N. (2012) “Reassessing the determinants of breeding synchrony on ungulates”. PLoS ONE 7(7): e50580
64- Hilborn, A., Pettorelli, N., Orme, D. & Durant, S.M. (2012) "Stalk and chase: how hunt stages affect hunting success in Serengeti cheetah". Animal Behaviour 84: 701-706.
63- Nielsen, A., Yoccoz, N.G., Steinheim, G., Storvik, G., Rekdal, Y., Angeloff, M., Pettorelli, N., Holand, O. & Mysterud, A. (2012) "Are responses of herbivores to environmental variability spatially consistent in alpine ecosystems?". Global Change Biology 18: 3050-3062.
62- Duffy, J.P. & Pettorelli, N. (2012) "Exploring the relationship between NDVI and African elephant population density in protected areas". African Journal of Ecology 50: 455-463.
61- Chauvenet, A., Ewen, J.G., Armstrong, D.P., Coulson, T., Blackburn, T.M., Adams, L., Walker, L.K. & Pettorelli, N. (2012) "Does supplemental feeding affect the viability of translocated populations? The example of the hihi". Animal Conservation 15: 337-350.
60- Benavides, J.A., Huchard, E., Pettorelli, N., King, A.J., Brown, M.E., Archer,
C.E., Appleton, C.C., Raymond, M. & Cowlishaw, G. (2011) "From parasite encounter to infection: multiple-scale drivers of parasite richness in a wild social primate population". American Journal of Physical Anthropology 147:52-63.
59- Pettorelli, N. (2012) "Climate change as a main driver of ecological research". Journal of Applied Ecology 49: 542-545.
58- Ameca y Juarez, E.I., Mace, G., Cowlishaw, G. & Pettorelli, N. (2012) "Natural population die-offs: causes and consequences for terrestrial mammals". Trends in Ecology and Evolution 27: 272-277.
57- Durant, S.M., Pettorelli, N., et al. (2012) "Forgotten biodiversity in desert ecosystems". Science 336: 1379-1380.
56- Evans, D.M., Barnard, P., Koh, L.P., Chapman, C.A., Altwegg, R., Garner, T.W.J., Gompper, M.E., Gordon, I.J., Katzner, T.E. & Pettorelli, N. (2012) "Funding nature conservation: who pays?" Animal Conservation 15: 215–216.
55- Gordon, I.J., Acevedo-Whitehouse, K., Altwegg, R., Garner, T.W.J., Gompper, M.E., Katzner, T.E., Pettorelli, N. & Redpath, S. (2012) "What the ‘food security’ agenda means for animal conservation in terrestrial ecosystems". Animal Conservation 15: 115-116
54- Pettorelli, N., Chauvenet, A.L.M., Duffy, J.P., Cornforth, W.A., Meillere, A. & Baillie, J.E.M (2012) "Tracking the effect of climate change on ecosystem functioning using protected areas: Africa as a study case". Ecological Indicators 20: 269-276.
53- Branch, T.A., Austin, J.D., Acevedo-Whitehouse, K., Gordon, I.J., Gompper, M.E., Katzner, T.E. & Pettorelli, N. (2012) "Fisheries conservation and management: finding consensus in the midst of competing paradigms". Animal Conservation 15: 1-3.



52- Chauvenet, A., Durant, S., Hilborn, R. & Pettorelli, N. (2011) "Unintended consequences of conservation actions: managing disease in complex ecosystems". PLoS ONE 6(12): e28671. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028671
51- Fazey, I., Pettorelli, N., Kenter, J.O., Wagatora, D. & Schuett, D. (2011) "Maladaptive trajectories of change in Makira, Solomon Islands". Global Environmental Change 21: 1275-1289.
50- Donnelly, R.E., Katzner, T., Gordon, I.J., Gompper, M.E., Redpath, S., Garner, T.W.J., Altwegg, R., Reed, D.H., Acevedo-Whitehouse, K. & Pettorelli, N. (2011) "Putting the eco back in ecotourism ". Animal Conservation 14: 325-327.
49- Pettorelli, N., Coulson T., Durant, S.M. & Gaillard, J.M. (2011) "Predation, individual variability and vertebrate population dynamics". Oecologia 167: 305-314
48- Carbone, C., Pettorelli, N. & Stephens, P.A. (2011) "The bigger they come the harder they fall: size and abundance influence predator-prey ratios". Biology Letters 7: 312-315.
47- Pettorelli, N., Ryan, S., Mueller, T., Bunnefeld, N., Jędrzejewska, B., Lima, M. & Kausrud, K. (2011) “The Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) : unforeseen successes in animal ecology”. Climate Research 46: 15-27.
46- Oliver, L.J., Morgan, B.J.T., Durant, S.M. & Pettorelli, N. (2011) "Individual heterogeneity in recapture probability and survival estimates in cheetah". Ecological Modelling 222: 776-784.



45- Brekke, P., Bennett, P.M., Wang, J., Pettorelli, N. & Ewen, J.G. (2010) "Sensitive males: inbreeding depression in an endangered bird". Proceedings of the Royal Society (B) 277: 3677-3684.
44- Durant, S., Craft, M., Foley, C., Hampson, K., Lobora, A., Msuha, M., Eblate, E., Bukombe, J., Mchetto, J. & Pettorelli, N. (2010) "Does size matter? An investigation of habitat use across a carnivore assemblage in the Serengeti, Tanzania". Journal of Animal Ecology 79: 1012-1022.
43- Hart, T., Mann, R., Coulson, T., Pettorelli, N. & Trathan, P. (2010) “Behavioural switching in a central place forager: patterns of diving behaviour in the Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysolophus)”. Marine Biology 157: 1543-1553.
42- Safi, K. & Pettorelli, N. (2010) “Phylogenetic, spatial and environmental components of extinction risk in carnivores”, Global Ecology and Biogeography 19:352-362.
41- Pettorelli, N., Lobora, A., Msuha, M., Foley, C., Durant, S. (2010) “Carnivore biodiversity in Tanzania: Revealing the distribution patterns of secretive mammals using camera traps”. Animal Conservation 13: 131–139.
40- Reyers, B., Pettorelli, N., Katzner, T., Gompper, M.E., Redpath, S., Garner, T.W.J., Altwegg, R., Reed, D.H. & Gordon, I.J. (2010) “Animal conservation and ecosystem services: garnering the support of mightier forces”. Animal Conservation 13: 523-525.
39- Linnell, J.D.C., Rondeau, D., Reed, D.H., Williams, B., Altwegg, R., Raxworthy, D., Austin, J., Hanley, B., Fritz, H., Evans, L., Gordon, I.J., Reyers, B., Redpath, S. & Pettorelli, N. (2010) “Confronting the costs and conflicts associated with biodiversity”. Animal Conservation 13: 429-431.
38- Pettorelli, N., Gordon,I.J., Katzner, T., Gompper, M.E., Mock, K., Redpath, S., Garner, T.W.J. & Altwegg, R. (2010) “Protected areas: the challenge of maintaining a strong backbone for conservation strategies worldwide”. Animal Conservation 13: 333-334.
37- Blackburn, T.M., Pettorelli, N., Katzner, T., Gompper, M.E., Mock, K., Garner, T.W.J., Altwegg, R., Redpath, S. & Gordon, I.J. (2010) "Dying for conservation: eradicating invasive alien species in the face of opposition". Animal Conservation 13: 227-228.
36- Gordon, I.J., Pettorelli, N., Katzner, T., Gompper, M.E., Mock, K., Redpath, S., Garner, T.W.J. & Altwegg, R. (2010) “International Year of Biodiversity – missed targets and the need for better monitoring, real action and global policy”. Animal Conservation 13: 113-114.
35- Penteriani, V., Pettorelli, N., Gordon, I.J., Katzner, T., Mock, K., Redpath, S., Altwegg, R. & Gompper M.E. “New European Union fisheries regulations could benefit conservation of marine animals”. Animal Conservation 13: 1-2.



34- Carbone, C. & Pettorelli, N. (2009) “Testing relationships between energy and abundance”. International Journal of Ecology Volume 2009, Article ID 496175, 6 pages
33- Garonna, I., Fazey, I., Brown, M. & Pettorelli, N. (2009) “Rapid primary productivity change in one of the last coastal rainforests: The case of Kahua, Solomon Islands”. Environmental Conservation 36 (3): 253–260.
32- Pettorelli, N., Bro-Jørgensen, J., Durant, S. M., Blackburn, T. & Carbone, C. (2009) “Energy availability and density estimates in African ungulates”. American Naturalist 173: 698-704.
31- Bonenfant, C., Gaillard, J.-M., Coulson, T., Festa-Bianchet, M., Loison, A., Garel, M., Loe, L.E., Blanchard, P., Pettorelli, N., Owen-Smith, N., du Toit, J. & Duncan, P. (2008) “Empirical evidences of density-dependence in populations of large herbivores”. Advances in Ecological Research 41: 313-357.
30- Pettorelli, N., Hilborn, A., Broekhuis, F. & Durant, S. M. (2009) “Exploring habitat use by cheetahs using Ecological Niche Factor Analysis”. Journal of Zoology 277: 141-148.
29- Pettorelli, N., Katzner, T., Gordon, I., Garner, T., Mock, K., Redpath, S. & Gompper, M. (2009) “Possible consequences of the Copenhagen climate change meeting for conservation of animals” Animal Conservation 12: 503–504.
28- Pettorelli, N. (2009) “Book review - Serengeti III: Human impacts on ecosystem dynamics”. Ecoscience 16:142-143.



27- Foley, C., Pettorelli, N. & Foley, L. (2008) “Severe drought and calf survival in elephants: the importance of old females”. Biology Letters 4: 541-544.
26- Bro-Jørgensen, J., Brown, M. & Pettorelli, N. (2008) “Using NDVI to explain ranging patterns in a lek-breeding antelope: the importance of scale”. Oecologia 158: 177-182.
25- Gaillard, J.-M., Hewison, M., Kjellander, P., Pettorelli, N., Bonenfant, C.,Van Moorter, B., Liberg, O., Andren, H., Van Laere, G., Klein, F., Angibault, J.-M., Coulon, A. & Vanpé, C. (2008) “Population density and sex do not influence fine-scale natal dispersal in roe deer”. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B) 275: 2025–2030.
24- Mysterud, A., Yoccoz, N.G., Langvatn, R., Pettorelli, N. & Stenseth, N.C. (2008) “Hierarchical path analysis of deer responses to direct and indirect effects of climate in northern forest”. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, Series B 363: 2359-2368.



23- Pettorelli, N. & Durant, S. M. (2007) “Longevity In Cheetahs: The Key To Success?” Oikos 116: 1879-1886.
22- Pettorelli, N. & Durant, S. (2007) “Family effects on early survival and variance in long-term reproductive success of female cheetahs” Journal of Animal Ecology 76: 908–914.
21- Mysterud, A., Tryjanowski, P., Panek, M., Pettorelli, N. & Stenseth, N.C. (2007) “Inter-specific synchrony of two contrasting ungulates: wild boar and roe deer.” Oecologia 151(2): 232-239.
20- Pettorelli, N., Pelletier, F., Von Hardenberg, A., Festa-Bianchet, M. & Cote, S. (2007) “Early onset of vegetation growth versus rapid green-up: impacts on juvenile mountain ungulates” Ecology 88(2): 381-390.
19- Cooper A., Pettorelli N. & Durant S. (2007) “Large carnivore menus: factors affecting hunting decisions by cheetahs in the Serengeti”. Animal Behaviour 73: 651-659.
18- Pettorelli N., Côté S.D., Gingras A., Potvin F., Huot J. (2007) “Aerial surveys vs hunting statistics to monitor deer density: the example of Anticosti Island (Québec, Canada)”. Wildlife Biology 13(3): 321-327.



17- Berteaux, D., Humphries, M.M., Krebds, C.J., Lima, M., McAdam, A.G., Pettorelli, N., Reale, D., Saitoh, T., Tkadlec, E., Weladji, R.B. & Stenseth, N.C. (2006) “Constraints to predicting the effects of climate change on mammals.” Climate Research 32(2): 151-158.
16- Stige, L.C., Stave, J., Chan, K.-S., Ciannelli, L., Pettorelli, N., Glantz, M., Herren, H.R., Stenseth, N.C. (2006) “The effect of climate variation on agro-pastoral production in Africa”. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA, 103: 3049-3053
15-Pettorelli N., Gaillard J.M., Mysterud A., Duncan P., Stenseth N.C., Delorme D., Van Laere G. (2006) “Using a proxy of plant productivity (NDVI) to track animal performance: the case of roe deer”, Oikos 112: 565-572.



14- Pettorelli N., Mysterud A., Yoccoz N.G., Langvatn R., Stenseth N.C. (2005) “Importance of climatological downscaling and plant phenology for red deer in heterogeneous landscapes”. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B) 272: 2357-2364
13- Pettorelli N., Vik J.O., Mysterud A., Gaillard J.M., Tucker C.J., Stenseth N.C. (2005) “Using the satellite-derived Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) to assess ecological effects of environmental change”, Trends in Ecology and Evolution 20(9): 503-510
12- Durant J.M., Hjermann D.Ø., Anker-Nilssen T., Beaugrand G., Coulson T., Pettorelli N., Stenseth N.C. (2005) “Timing and abundance as key mechanisms affecting trophic interactions in variable environments”, Ecology Letters 8(9): 952-958
11- Pettorelli N., Gaillard J.M., Yoccoz N.G., Duncan P., Maillard D., Delorme D., Van Laere G., Toïgo C. (2005) “The response of fawn survival to changes in habitat quality varies according to cohort quality and spatial scale”. Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 972-981
10- Leif Loe, Christophe Bonenfant, Atle Mysterud, Jean-Michel Gaillard, Rolf Langvatn, Nils Stenseth, Francois Klein, Torbjørn Ergon, Pettorelli N. (2005) “Climate predictability and breeding phenology in red deer : timing and synchrony of rutting and calving in Norway and France”. Journal of Animal Ecology 74: 579-588
9- Pettorelli N., Dray S., Maillard D. (2005) “Coupling Principal Component Analysis and GIS to map deer habitats”. Wildlife Biology 11(4): 363-370
8- Pettorelli N., Weladji R., Holand Ø, Mysterud A., Breie H., Stenseth N.C. (2005) “The relative role of winter and spring conditions: linking climate and landscape-scale plant phenology to alpine reindeer body mass”. Biology Letters 1: 24-26.



7- Pettorelli N., Gaillard J.M., Duncan P., Maillard D., Van Laere G., Delorme D. (2003) “Age and density modify the effects of habitat quality on survival and movements of roe deer”. Ecology 84(12): 3307-3316
6- Gaillard J.M., Duncan P., Delorme D., Van Laere G., Pettorelli N., Maillard D. (2003) “Effects of hurricane Lothar on the population dynamics of European roe deer”. Journal of Wildlife Management 67(4): 767-773
5- Pettorelli N., Dray S., Gaillard J.M., Chessel D., Duncan P., Illius A., Klein F., Guillon N., Van Laere G. (2003) “The distribution of preferred plant species in spring determines spatial variation in the body mass of roe deer fawns in winter.” Oecologia 137: 363-369
4- Dray S., Pettorelli N., Chessel D. (2003) “Multivariate analysis of incomplete mapped data”. Transactions in GIS 7(3):411-422.



3- Dray S., Pettorelli N., Chessel D. (2002) “Matching data sets from two different spatial samples”. Journal of Vegetation Science 13:867-874
2- Pettorelli N., Gaillard J.M., Van Laere G., Duncan P., Kjellander P., Liberg O., Delorme D., Maillard D. (2002) “Variations in adult body mass in roe deer: the effects of population density at birth and of habitat quality”. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London (B) 269:747-753



1- Pettorelli N., Gaillard J.M., Duncan P., Ouellet J.P., Van Laere G. (2001) “Population density and small-scale variation in habitat quality affect phenotypic quality in roe deer”. Oecologia 128(3): 400-405.


Other publications

44- Pettorelli, N. (2016) Freedom of movement is key to social mobility in the UK. Huffington Post blog

43- Newby, J., Wacher, T., Durant, S.D., Pettorelli, N., Gilbert, T. (2016) "Desert antilopes on the brink: how resilient is the Sahelo-Saharan ecosystem?". In: Antelope Conservation: From Diagnosis to Action, 253pp, Wiley

42- Pettorelli, N. (2016) Taking to Our Soapboxes to Tackle Gender Inequality in Science, and Beyond. Huffington Post blog

41- Pettorelli, N. (2016) Do we have the role models that we need? Wiley International blog

40- Pettorelli, N. & Grieves, C. (2016) A video is worth a million words: why you should make a video about your article. MEE blog

39- Pettorelli, N., Wegmann, M., Gurney, L. & Dubois, G. (2016) Monitoring protected areas from space. In book: Protected Areas: Are They Safeguarding Biodiversity?. Chapter: 14, Publisher: Wiley, Editors: Lucas N. Joppa, Jonathan E. M. Bailie, John G. Robinson, pp.242-258

38- Pettorelli, N. & Sumner, S. (2016) Prove your critics wrong by doing what you can, with what you have, where you are. Womanthology

37- Pettorelli, N. (2016) Introduction to Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists. In: "Remote Sensing and GIS for ecologists" by Wegmann, M., Leutner, B. & Dech, S. Pelagic Publishing

36- Bell, E., Pettorelli, N. & Sumner, S. (2016) Soapbox Science – Bringing Female Scientists to the Streets. Labmate Online

35- Pettorelli, N. (2016) Science policy 101, or what I learnt after a week at Westminster

34- Pettorelli, N. (2015) In Defence of Satellite Data: The Perfect Companion to Ground-Based Research

33- Pettorelli, N. & Sumner, S. (2015) Opportunity knocks for the Tories to boost gender equality in science

32- Pettorelli, N. (2015) Conversations on conservation: how can science better inform policy?

31- Pettorelli, N. (2014) Satellites' new ways of seeing nature can help protect it 

30- Pettorelli, N. (2014) Q&A with Dr Nathalie Pettorelli, Philosophical Transactions B Guest Editor 

29- Pettorelli, N. (2014) “Ill-informed prophecies and the future of women in Ecology

28- Sumner, S. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) “Women in Science: Changing the game for women in science: it’s not a one-stop-shop

27- Pettorelli, N. (2013) "The Normalised Difference Vegetation Index". Oxford University Press.

26- Turner, W., Buchanan, G., Rondinini, C., Dwyer, J., Herold, M., Koh, L.P., Leidner, A., Leimgruber, P., Mora, B., Pettorelli, N., Szantoi, Z., Taubenboeck, H., Wegmann, M. & Wikelski, M. (2013) "Satellites: make data freely accessible". Nature 498, 37

25- Pettorelli, N. & Sumner, S. (2013) "Public engagement raises the visibility of women in science". The Conversation , 4th July

24- Pettorelli, N. & Sumner, S. (2013) "On a soapbox for Women in Science". The Guardian , 28 June 2013, p.43

23- Sumner, S. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "Soapbox Science: spontaneous public engagement as a persuasive platform to promote women in science". The London School of Economics & Political Sciences Blog

22- Sumner, S. & Pettorelli, N. (2013) "Soapbox Science: Bringing Science to the Streets". British Ecological Society Bulletin 44(1): 44-45

21- Leidner, A.K., Turner, W., Pettorelli, N., Leimgruber, P., Wegmann, M. (2012) "Satellite remote sensing for biodiversity research and conservation applications: a Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) workshop"

20- Pettorelli, N. (2012) “Virtual issue: Protected areas” Animal Conservation

19- Pettorelli, N. & Sumner, S. (2012) “SpotOn London 2012: Improving visibility of female scientists online”. Nature blog

18- Pettorelli, N., Else, L. & Sumner, S. (2012) "Perspective: Embrace Flexible Work Arrangements". Science careers , October 2012

17- Collen, C., Pettorelli, N., Baillie, J.E.M. & Durant, S.M. (2013) Biodiversity monitoring and conservation: bridging the gaps between global commitment and location action. Wiley-Blackwell, UK

16- Pettorelli, N.(2013) "Satellite data based indices to monitor land use and habitat changes". In: Collen, C., Pettorelli, N., Baillie, J.E.M. & Durant, S.M. (eds) Biodiversity monitoring and conservation: bridging the gaps between global commitment and location action. Wiley-Blackwell

15- Collen, C., Pettorelli, N., Baillie, J.E.M. & Durant, S.M. (2013) "Biodiversity monitoring and conservation: bridging the gaps between global commitment and location action". In: Collen, C., Pettorelli, N., Baillie, J.E.M. & Durant, S.M. (eds) Biodiversity monitoring and conservation: bridging the gaps between global commitment and location action. Wiley-Blackwell

14- Sumner, S. & Pettorelli, N. (2012) “Top recommendations from top women in science”. Nature Blog , July 2012

13- Pettorelli, N. & Sumner, S. (2012) “Women in science: plug the leaky career pipes for women challenging social norms”. The Independent Blog Series, July 2012

12- Gompper, M. & Pettorelli, N. (2012) “Virtual issue: Camera trapping”. Animal Conservation, online

11- Pettorelli, N. (2012) "Virtual Issue: Climate change – from problem detection to solution design and implementation" see link

10- Sumner, S. & Pettorelli, N. (2011) “Women in science: getting women to stay in the field”. The Independent, blog

9- Pettorelli, N. & Sumner, S. (2011) “Conservation of an endangered species: the female scientist.” The Guardian, blog

8- Sumner, S. & Pettorelli, N. (2011) "The high cost of being a woman". New Scientist, 16 July 2011: 26-27.

7- Pettorelli, N. (2011) "Editor's choice: Technological developments and their associated opportunities in animal ecology: microphone arrays as an example". Journal of Applied Ecology

6- Durant, S.M., Dickman , A.J., Maddox, T., Waweru, M. & Pettorelli, N. (2010) "Past, present and future of cheetah in Tanzania: from long term study to conservation strategy". In: Macdonald, DW & AJ Loveridge. Biology and Conservation of Wild Felids, Oxford University Press.

5- Duncan, P., Pellerin, M., Gaillard, J.-M., Pettorelli, N., Klein, F., Saïd, S., Delorme, D., van Laere, G., Widmer, O., Ballon, P. & Delcros, P. (2009) “Impact des tempêtes de 1999 sur les relations entre forêt et chevreuils et conséquences pour la gestion de ces ongulés”. In “La forêt face aux tempêtes” by Yves Birot, Guy Landmann & Ingrid Bonhême. ISBN : 978-2-7592-0330-7.

4- Pauli, N. & Pettorelli, N. (2009) “Monitoring and measuring changes in above-ground biomass in tropical forests”. Briefing note prepared by the Zoological Society of London for the Global Legislators Organisation meeting in Pittsburgh, September 25-26, 2009.

3- Dickson, B., Dunning, E., Killen, S., Miles, L. & Pettorelli, N. (2009) “Carbon markets and forest conservation: A review of the environmental benefits of REDD mechanisms”. UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre, Cambridge.

2- Pettorelli, N. & Durant, S. D. (2008) “Choosing where to roam depends on age and family commitments in cheetah”. Carnivore News Bites, Tanzania

1- Pettorelli, N. (2008) “The Tanzania - UK Science Networking Scheme and the Maswa Survey”. Carnivore News Bites, Tanzania