Articles in Peer-Reviewed Journals


Barrio, I.C., D. Ehrich, E.M. Soininen ... J.D. Roth ... I.S. Jónsdóttir. 2021. Developing common protocols to measure tundra herbivory across spatial scales. Arctic Science. [PDF]  [link]


Lang, J.A., J.D. Roth, and J.H. Markham. 2021. Foxes fertilize the subarctic forest and modify vegetation through denning. Scientific Reports 11: 3031. [PDF]  [link]


Kucheravy, C.E., J.D. Roth, and J.H. Markham. 2021. Red foxes increase reproductive output of white spruce in a non-mast year. Basic and Applied Ecology 51:11-19. [PDF]  [link]


Ehrich, D., N.M. Schmidt, G. Gauthier ... J.D. Roth ... D. V. Solovyeva. 2020. Documenting lemming population change in the Arctic: Can we detect trends? AMBIO 49:786-800. [PDF]  [link]


Fafard, P.M., J.D. Roth, and J.H. Markham. 2020. Nutrient deposition on Arctic fox dens creates atypical tundra plant assemblages at the edge of the Arctic. Journal of Vegetation Science 31:173–179. [PDF]  [link]


Gharajehdaghipour, T., and J.D. Roth. 2018. Predators attract prey through ecosystem engineering in the Arctic. Ecosphere 9:e02077. [PDF]  [link]

Arctic fox caching a thick-billed murre

McDonald, R.S., J.D. Roth, and W.G. Anderson. 2018. Prey cortisol affects the usefulness of fecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentration as an indicator of stress in a carnivore. Canadian Journal of Zoology 96:367–371. [PDF]  [link]


McDonald, R.S., J.D. Roth, and F.B. Baldwin. 2017. Goose persistence in fall strongly influences Arctic fox diet, but not reproductive success, in the southern Arctic. Polar Research 36:sup1:5. [PDF]  [link]


Berteaux, D., A.-M. Thierry ... J.D. Roth ... P.A. White. 2017. Harmonizing circumpolar monitoring of Arctic fox: benefits, opportunities, challenges and recommendations. Polar Research 36:sup1:2. [PDF]  [link]


Gharajehdaghipour, T., J.D. Roth, P.M. Fafard, and J.H. Markham. 2016. Arctic foxes as ecosystem engineers: increased soil nutrients lead to increased plant productivity on fox dens. Scientific Reports 6:24020. [PDF]  [link]


Friesen, O.C., J.D. Roth, and L.C. Graham. 2015. Sex-biased parasitism in monogamous arctic foxes is driven by diet. Journal of Mammalogy 96:417–424. [PDF]  [link]


Ewacha M.V.A., J.D. Roth, R.K. Brook. 2014. Vegetation structure and composition determine snowshoe hare activity at arctic tree line. Canadian Journal of Zoology 92(9):789-794. [PDF]  [link]

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Roth, J.D. 2003. Variability in marine resources affects arctic fox population dynamics. Journal of Animal Ecology 72:668–676. [PDF]  [link]


Roth, J.D. 2002. Temporal variability in arctic fox diet as reflected in stable-carbon isotopes; the importance of sea ice. Oecologia 133:70–77. [PDF]  [link]


Roth, J.D., and K.A. Hobson. 2000. Stable carbon and nitrogen isotopic fractionation between diet and tissue of captive red fox: implications for dietary reconstruction. Canadian Journal of Zoology 78:848–852. [PDF]  [link]