Books:

    1. Hooten, M.B. and T.J. Hefley. (2019). Bringing Bayesian Models to Life. Chapman and Hall/CRC.

Journal publications:

    1. Fletcher, R., T. Hefley, E. Robertson, B. Zuckerberg, R. McCleery, R. Dorazio. (in press) A practical guide for combining data to model species distributions. Ecology [pdf]
    2. Niederwerder M., A. Stoian, R. Rowland, S. Dritz, V. Petrovan, L. Constance, J. Gebhardt, M. Olcha, C. Jones, J. Woodworth, Y. Fang, J. Liang, T. Hefley. (2019) Infectious dose of African swine fever virus when consumed naturally in liquid or feed. Emerging Infectious Diseases 25:891−897. [pdf] [R code]
    3. Schmid, R. T.J. Hefley, R. Lollato, B. McCornack. (2019) Landscape effects on Hessian fly, Mayetiola destructor (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), distribution within six Kansas commercial wheat fields. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 274:52-61. [pdf] [R code]
    4. Enders, L.S., T.J. Hefley, J.J. Girvin, J.R. Whitworth, C.M. Smith. (2018) Spatio-temporal distribution and environmental drivers of Barley yellow dwarf virus and vector abundance in Kansas. Phytopathology 108:1196-1205 [pdf] [R code]
    5. Hooten, M.B., H.R. Scharf, T.J. Hefley, A.T. Pearse, M.D. Weegman. (2018) Animal movement models for migratory individuals and groups. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 9:1692-1705. [pdf]
    6. Hefley, T.J., B.M. Brost, M.B. Hooten (2017) Bias correction of bounded location errors in presence­-only data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 8:1566-1573. [pdf] [R code S1 & S3]
    7. Hefley, T.J., M.B. Hooten, R.E. Russell, D.P. Walsh, J.A., Powell (2017) When mechanism matters: Bayesian forecasting using models of ecological diffusion. Ecology Letters 20:640-650. [pdf] [R code S1 & S2]
    8. Hefley, T.J., M.B. Hooten, E.M. Hanks, R.E. Russell, D.P. Walsh (2017) Dynamic spatio-temporal models for spatial data. Spatial Statistics 20: 206-220. [pdf] [R code]
    9. Hefley, T.J., K.M. Broms, B.M. Brost, F.E. Buderman, S. Kay, H.R. Scharf, J.R. Tipton, P.J., Williams, M.B. Hooten (2017) The basis function approach for modeling autocorrelation in ecological data. Ecology 98:632-646. [pdf] [R code S3, S4, & S5]
    10. Williams, P.J., M.B. Hooten, J.N Womble, G.G Esslinger, M.R. Bower, T.J. Hefley. (2017) An integrated data model to estimate spatio-temporal occupancy, abundance, and colonization dynamics. Ecology 98:328-336. [pdf]
    11. Hefley, T.J., M.B. Hooten, E.M. Hanks, R.E. Russell, D.P. Walsh (2017) The Bayesian group lasso for confounded spatial data. Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics 22:42-59. [pdf] [R code]
    12. Hefley, T.J., M.B. Hooten, J.M. Drake, R.E. Russell, D.P. Walsh (2016) When can the cause of a population decline be determined? Ecology Letters 19:1353-1362. [pdf] [data] [R code]
    13. Hefley, T.J., M.B. Hooten. (2016) Hierarchical species distribution models. Current Landscape Ecology Reports 1:87-97. [pdf]
    14. Baasch, D.M., T.J. Hefley, S.D. Cahis (2015) A comparison of breeding population estimators using nest and brood monitoring data. Ecology and Evolution 5:4197-4209 [pdf] [spreadsheet]
    15. Hefley, T.J., D.M. Baasch, A.J. Tyre, E.E. Blankenship. (2015) Use of opportunistic sightings and expert knowledge to predict and compare whooping crane stopover habitat. Conservation Biology 29:1337-1346. [pdf] [data] [R code]
    16. Hefley, T.J., M.B. Hooten. (2015) On the existence of maximum likelihood estimates for presence-only data. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 6:648-655. [pdf] [data] [R code S2 & S3]
    17. Hefley, T.J., D.M. Baasch, A.J. Tyre, E.E. Blankenship. (2014) Correction of location errors for species distribution models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5:207-214. [pdf] [data] [R code]
    18. Nemec, K., J. Chan, C. Hoffman, T. Spanbauer, J. Hamm, C. Allen, T. Hefley, D. Pan, P. Shrestha. (2014) Assessing resilience in stressed watersheds, USA. Ecology and Society 19(1):34. [pdf]
    19. Hefley, T.J., A.J. Tyre, D.M. Baasch, E.E. Blankenship. (2013) Non-detection sampling bias in marked presence-only data. Ecology and Evolution 3:5225-5236. [pdf] [Rcode]
    20. Hefley, T.J., A.J. Tyre, E.E. Blankenship. (2013) Statistical indicators and state-space population models predict extinction in a population of bobwhite quail. Theoretical Ecology 6:319-331. [pdf]
    21. Hefley, T.J., A.J. Tyre, E.E. Blankenship. (2013) Fitting population growth models in the presence of measurement and detection error. Ecological Modelling 263:244-250. [pdf] [R code see Appendix C]
    22. Hefley, T.J., S.E. Hygnstrom, J.M. Gilsdorf, G.M. Clements, M.J. Clements, A.J. Tyre, D.M. Baasch, K.C. VerCauteren. (2013) Effects of deer density and cropland conversion on mass of white-tailed deer. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 4:20-32. [pdf] [data] [R code]
    23. Hefley, T.J., A.J. Tyre. (2011) Favorable team scores under the team-based learning paradigm: a statistical artifact? Review of Undergraduate Research in Agricultural and Life Sciences 6(1). [pdf]
    24. Lavelle, M.J., K.C. VerCauteren, T.J. Hefley, G.E. Phillips, S.E Hygnstrom, D.B. Long, J.W. Fischer, S.R. Swafford, T.A. Campbell. (2011) Evaluation of fences for containing feral swine under simulated depopulation conditions. Journal of Wildlife Management 75:1200-1208. [pdf]
    25. Thiele, J., T. Hefley, L. Beck-Johnson, E. Mathews. (2009) Early season mosquito population dynamics in Lancaster County, Nebraska and implications for West Nile Virus. Review of Undergraduate Research in Agricultural and Life Sciences 4(3). [pdf]

Dissertation:

    1. Hefley, T.J. (2014). New statistical methods for analysis of historical data from wildlife populations. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. [pdf]

Data packages:

    1. Enders, L.S., T.J. Hefley, J.J. Girvin, J.R. Whitworth, C.M. Smith. (2018). Data for: Spatio-temporal distribution and environmental drivers of Barley yellow dwarf virus and vector abundance in Kansas. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.mk69rg6 [data]
    2. Hefley, T.J., B.M. Brost, M.B. Hooten (2017) Data for: Bias correction of bounded location errors in presence­-only data. http://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.82qd0. [data]
    3. Hefley, T.J., D.M. Baasch, A.J. Tyre, E.E. Blankenship. (2015) Data for: Use of opportunistic sightings and expert knowledge to predict and compare whooping crane stopover habitat. http://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.t6859. [data]
    4. Hefley, T.J., D.M. Baasch, A.J. Tyre, E.E. Blankenship. (2014) Data for: Correction of location errors for species distribution models. http://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.h81s5. [data]
    5. Hefley, T.J., S.E. Hygnstrom, J.M. Gilsdorf, G.M. Clements, M.J. Clements, A.J. Tyre, D.M. Baasch, and K.C. VerCauteren. (2013) Data for: Effects of deer density and cropland conversion on mass of white-tailed deer. http://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.hn45t [data]

Reports:

    1. Pearse, A.T., D.A. Brandt, W.C. Harrell, K.L. Metzger, D.M. Baasch, and T.J. Hefley. (2015) Whooping crane stopover site use intensity within the Great Plains. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015-1166. [pdf]
    2. Smith, C.B., D.M. Baasch, and T.J. Hefley. (2012) Forage fish abundance and the influence of river flow−management implications for the endangered least tern. Technical report published by Executive Director’s office of the Platte River Recovery Implementation Program. [pdf]
    3. Hefley, T.J., S.E. Hygnstrom, J.M. Gilsdorf, G.M. Clements, M.J. Clements, A.J. Tyre, D.M. Baasch, and K.C. VerCauteren. (2010) Analysis of deer hunting harvest data from DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge, 1990-2009. Final Report presented to DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge. [pdf]