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Jensen Montambault


Jensen Montambault

Interdisciplinary Scientist

Jensen Montambault serves on the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAP Partnership) leadership team and investigates the link between new science ideas and outcomes.

She joined The Nature Conservancy in 2008, researching questions where nature conservation meets human wellbeing. Previously, Jensen served in Peace Corps-Nicaragua, managed grants for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s USAID Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Program and coordinated Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program.

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Articles & Presentations

Publications

2015

Alavalapati, J.R.R., and J.R. Montambault. 2015. Multiple-use management. Pages 183-185 in C. Mitcham, editor. Encyclopedia of science, technology, and ethics, 2nd ed. Vol. 3: L-R. Macmillan Reference, Detroit.

Montambault, J., S. Wongbusarakum, T. Leberer, E. Joseph, W. Andrew, F. Castro, B. Nevitt, Y. Golbuu, N. Oldiais, C. Groves, W. Kostka, and P. Houk. 2015. Use of monitoring data to support conservation management and policy decisions in Micronesia. Conservation Biology 29: 1279-1289.

2014

Peterson, B., and J.R. Montambault. 2014. Potential for double-loop learning to enable landscape conservation efforts. Environmental Management 54: 782-794.

2012 

Montambault J, Groves C. 2012. Making monitoring work for conservation: Lessons from The Nature Conservancy. In Lindenmayer D, Gibbons P (eds.), Monitoring for improved biodiversity conservation in Australia, CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne, Australia.

Lindenmayer D, Gibbons P, Bourke M, Burgman M, Dickman C, Ferrier A, Fitzsimons J, Freudenberger D, Garnett S, Groves C, Hobbs R, Kingsford R, Krebs C, Legge S, Lowe C, McLean R, Montambault J, et al. 2012. Improving biodiversity monitoring. Austral Ecology 37:285-294.

2011 

Hamilton R, Potuku T, Montambault J. 2011. Community-based conservation results in the recovery of reef fish spawning aggregations in the Coral Triangle. Biological Conservation 144:1850-1858.

Lindenmayer D, Gibbons P, Bourke M, Burgman M, Dickman C, Ferrier A, Fitzsimons J, Freudenberger D, Garnett S, Groves C, Hobbs R, Kingsford R, Krebs C, Legge S, Lowe C, McLean R, Montambault J, et al. 2011. Improving biodiversity monitoring. Austral Ecology, online early.

McDonald-Madden E, Baxter PWJ, Fuller RA, Martin TG, Game ET, Montambault J, Possingham HP. 2011. Should we implement monitoring or research for conservation? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 26:108-109.

2010 

McDonald-Madden E, Baxter PWJ, Fuller RA, Martin TG, Game ET, Montambault J, Possingham HP. 2010. Monitoring doesn’t always count. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 25:547-550.

2009 

Steadman DW, Montambault JR, Robinson SK, Oswalt SN, Brandeis TJ, et al. 2009. Relative abundance, habitat use, and long-term population changes of wintering and resident landbirds on St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:41-53.

Montambault JR, Groves CR. 2009. Improving conservation practice by investing in monitoring strategy effectiveness. Conservation Measures Working Paper 2. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA.

2007 

Montambault JR. 2007. Conservation Status and Potential of West Indian Endemic Bird Species in a Rapidly Suburbanizing Landscape, Middle Caicos, Turks & Caicos Islands. Doctoral dissertation. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

 

Jensen Montambault serves on the Science for Nature and People Partnership (SNAP Partnership) leadership team and investigates the link between new science ideas and outcomes.

She joined The Nature Conservancy in 2008, researching questions where nature conservation meets human wellbeing. Previously, Jensen served in Peace Corps-Nicaragua, managed grants for National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s USAID Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Program and coordinated Conservation International's Rapid Assessment Program.

Her M.S. and Ph.D. in interdisciplinary ecology from the University of Florida assessed influences of socioeconomics on conservation attitudes in Nicaragua and rapid suburbanization on endemic land birds in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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