Dr Alison Johnston

Dr Alison Johnston

Reader in Statistics

Researcher profile

Email
alison.johnston@st-andrews.ac.uk

 

PhD supervision

  • Amber Cowans

Selected publications

  • Continental-scale biomass redistribution by migratory birds in response to seasonal variation in productivity

    Ng, W. H., Fink, D., La Sorte, F. A., Auer, T., Hochachka, W. M., Johnston, A. & Dokter, A. M., 20 Feb 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Global Ecology and Biogeography. Early View, 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Open access

    Decomposing the spatial and temporal effects of climate on bird populations in northern European mountains

    Bradter, U., Johnston, A., Hochachka, W. M., Soultan, A., Brommer, J. E., Gaget, E., Kålås, J. A., Lehikoinen, A., Lindström, Å., Piirainen, S., Pavón-Jordán, D., Pärt, T., Øien, I. J. & Sandercock, B. K., 14 Aug 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Global Change Biology. Early View, 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Open access

    Extreme uncertainty and unquantifiable bias do not inform population sizes

    Robinson, O. J., Socolar, J. B., Stuber, E. F., Auer, T., Berryman, A. J., Boersch-Supan, P. H., Brightsmith, D. J., Burbidge, A. H., Butchart, S. H. M., Davis, C. L., Dokter, A. M., Di Giacomo, A. S., Farnsworth, A., Fink, D., Hochachka, W. M., Howell, P. E., La Sorte, F. A., Lees, A. C., Marsden, S., Martin, R., Martin, R. O., Masello, J. F., Miller, E. T., Moodley, Y., Musgrove, A., Noble, D. G., Ojeda, V., Quillfeldt, P., Royle, J. A., Ruiz-Gutierrez, V., Tella, J. L., Yorio, P., Youngflesh, C. & Johnston, A., 8 Mar 2022, In: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 119, 10, 2 p., e2113862119.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review

  • Open access

    Outstanding challenges and future directions for biodiversity monitoring using citizen science data

    Johnston, A., Matechou, E. & Dennis, E., 18 Mar 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Methods in Ecology and Evolution. Early View

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Open access

    Protected area characteristics that help waterbirds respond to climate warming

    Gaget, E., Johnston, A., Pavón‐jordán, D., Lehikoinen, A. S., Sandercock, B. K., Soultan, A., Božič, L., Clausen, P., Devos, K., Domsa, C., Encarnação, V., Faragó, S., Fitzgerald, N., Frost, T., Gaudard, C., Gosztonyi, L., Haas, F., Hornman, M., Langendoen, T., Ieronymidou, C., Luigujõe, L., Meissner, W., Mikuska, T., Molina, B., Musilová, Z., Paquet, JY., Petkov, N., Portolou, D., Ridzoň, J., Sniauksta, L., Stīpniece, A., Teufelbauer, N., Wahl, J., Zenatello, M. & Brommer, J. E., Aug 2022, In: Conservation Biology. 36, 4, 9 p., e13877.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Protected areas have a mixed impact on waterbirds, but management helps

    Wauchope, H. S., Jones, J. P. G., Geldmann, J., Simmons, B. I., Amano, T., Blanco, D. E., Fuller, R. A., Johnston, A., Langendoen, T., Mundkur, T., Nagy, S. & Sutherland, W. J., 20 Apr 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Nature. 605, p. 103-121 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Open access

    Seasonal associations with light pollution trends for nocturnally migrating bird populations

    La Sorte, F. A., Horton, K. G., Johnston, A., Fink, D. & Auer, T., 31 Mar 2022, In: Ecosphere. 13, 3, 12 p., e3994.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Open access

    The future distribution of wetland birds breeding in Europe validated against observed changes in distribution

    Soultan, A., Pavón-jordán, D., Bradter, U., Sandercock, B., Hochachka, W., Johnston, A., Brommer, J., Gaget, E., Keller, V., Knaus, P., Aghababyan, K., Maxhuni, Q., Vintchevski, A., Nagy, K., Raudonikis, L., Balmer, D., Noble, D., Leitão, D., Øien, I. J., Shimmings, P., Sultanov, E., Caffrey, B., Boyla, K., Radišić, D., Lindström, Å., Velevski, M., Pladevall, C., Brotons, L., Karel, Š., Rajković, D. Z., Chodkiewicz, T., Wilk, T., Tibor, S., Van Turnhout, C., Foppen, R., Burfield, I., Vikstrøm, T., Mazal, V. D., Eaton, M., Vorisek, P., Lehikoinen, A., Herrando, S., Kuzmenko, T., Bauer, H-G., Kalyakin, M., Voltzit, O., Sjeničić, J. & Pärt, T., 10 Feb 2022, In: Environmental Research Letters. 17, 2, 12 p., 024025.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Open access

    The role of artificial light at night and road density in predicting the seasonal occurrence of nocturnally migrating birds

    La Sorte, F. A., Johnston, A., Rodewald, A. D., Fink, D., Farnsworth, A., Van Doren, B. M., Auer, T., Strimas‐Mackey, M. & López, A. B. (ed.), 2 Mar 2022, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Diversity and Distributions. Early View, 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  • Open access

    Analytical guidelines to increase the value of community science data: an example using eBird data to estimate species distributions

    Johnston, A., Hochachka, W. M., Strimas-Mackey, M. E., Ruiz Gutierrez, V., Robinson, O. J., Miller, E. T., Auer, T., Kelling, S. T. & Fink, D., Jul 2021, In: Diversity and Distributions. 27, 7, p. 1265-1277 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

 

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