1. Kass, J. M., Guénard, B., Jenkins, C., Dudley, K. L., Azuma, F., Fisher, B., Parr, C., Gibb, H., Longino, J. T., Ward, P. S., Chao, A., Shattuck, S., Lubertazzi, D., Weiser, M., Jetz, W., Guralnick, R., Sanders, N., Dunn, R., Economo, E. P. (2022). The global distribution of known and undiscovered ant biodiversity. Science Advances, Accepted.
  2. Andrade-Silva, J., Baccaro, F. B., Prado, L. P., Guénard, B., Warren, D. L., Kass, J. M., Economo, E. P., & Silva, R. R. (2022). A large-scale assessment of ant diversity across the Brazilian Amazon Basin: integrating geographic, ecological and morphological drivers of sampling bias. Ecography, Early View.
  3. Morente-López, J., Kass, J. M., Lara-Romero, C., Serra-Diaz, J. M., Soto-Correa, J. C., Anderson, R. P., & Iriondo, J. M. (2022). Linking ecological niche models and common garden experiments to predict phenotypic differentiation in stressful environments: Assessing the adaptive value of marginal populations in an alpine plant. Global Change Biology, 00, 1 – 20.
  4. Merow, C.; Galante, P. J; Kass, J. M; Aiello-Lammens, M. E; Babich Morrow, C.; Gerstner, B. E, et al. (2022). Operationalizing expert knowledge in species' range estimates using diverse data types. Frontiers of Biogeography.
  5. Peterson, A. T., Aiello-Lammens, M. E., Amatulli, G., Anderson, R. P., Cobos, M. E., Diniz-Filho, J. A. F., Escobar, L. E., Feng, X., Franklin, J., Gadelha Jr., L. M. R., Georges, D., Guéguen, M., Gueta, T., Ingenloff, K., Jarvie, S., Jiménez, L., Karger, D. N., Kass, J. M., Kearney, M. R., Loyola, R., Machado-Stredel, F., Martínez-Meyer, E., Merow, C., Mondelli, M. L., Mortara, S. B., Muscarella, R., Myers, C. E., Naimi, B., Noesgaard, D., Ondo, I., Osorio-Olvera, L., Owens, H. L., Pearson, R., Pinilla-Buitrago, G. E., Sánchez-Tapia, A., Saupe, E. E., Thuiller, W., Varela, S., Warren, D. L., Wieczorek, J., Yates, K., Zhu, G., Zuquim, G., Zurell, D. (2022). ENM2020: A free online course and set of resources on modeling species niches and distributions. Biodiversity Informatics, 17: 1-5.
  6. Kass, J. M., Takashina, N., Friedman, N. R., Kusumoto, B., Blair, M. E. (2022). Idea paper: Improving forecasts of community composition with lightweight biodiversity monitoring across ecological and anthropogenic disturbance gradients. Ecological Research, Early View.; open-access preprint:
  7. Owens, H. L., Merow, C., Maitner, B., Kass, J. M., Barve, V., Guralnick, R. (2021). occCite: Tools for querying and managing large biodiversity occurrence datasets. Ecography, 44: 1228 – 125.
  8. Hu, Z. M., Zhang, Q. S., Zhang, J., Kass, J. M., Mammola, S., Fresia, P., Draisma, S. G. A., Assis, J., Jueterbock, A., Yokota, M., & Zhang, Z. (2021). Intraspecific genetic variation matters when predicting seagrass distribution under climate change. Molecular Ecology., 30: 3840 – 3855.
  9. Kass, J. M., Muscarella, R., Galante, P. J., Bohl, C., Pinilla-Buitrago, G. E., Boria, R. A., Soley‐Guardia, M., & Anderson, R. P. (2021). ENMeval 2.0: redesigned for customizable and reproducible modeling of species’ niches and distributions. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 12: 1602 – 1608.
  10. Gavrutenko, M., Gerstner, B. E., Kass. J. M., Goodman, S., & Anderson, R. P. (2021). Temporal matching of occurrence localities and forest cover data helps improve range estimates and predict climate change vulnerabilities. Global Ecology and Conservation, 27: e01569.
  11. Zhang, Z., Kass, J. M., Mammola, S., Koizumi, I., Xuecao, L., Tanaka, K., Ikeda, K., Suzuki, T., Yokota, M., & Usio, N. (2021). Lineage‐level distribution models lead to more realistic climate change predictions for a threatened crayfish. Diversity and Distributions, 27: 684 – 695.
  12. Kass, J. M., Meenan, S. I., Tinoco, N., Burneo, S. F., & Anderson, R. P. (2021). Improving area of occupancy estimates for parapatric species using distribution models and support vector machines. Ecological Applications, 31: e02228.
  13. Ryo, M., Angelov, B., Mammola, S., Kass, J. M., Benito, B. M., & Hartig, F. (2021). Explainable artificial intelligence enhances the ecological interpretability of black‐box species distribution models. Ecography, 44: 199-205.
  14. Kass, J. M., Tingley, M. W., Tetsuya, T., Koike, F. (2020). Co-occurrence of invasive and native carnivorans affects occupancy patterns across environmental gradients. Biological Invasions, 22: 2251 – 2266.
  15. Kass, J. M., Anderson, R. P., Espinosa‐Lucas, A., Juárez‐Jaimes, V., Martínez‐Salas, E., Botello, F., Taverna, G., Flores-Martínez, J. J., & Sánchez‐Cordero, V. (2020). Biotic predictors with phenological information improve range estimates for migrating monarch butterflies in Mexico. Ecography, 43(3), 341-352. Editor's Choice.
  16. Merow, C., Maitner, B. S., Owens, H. L., Kass, J. M., Enquist, B. J., Jetz, W., & Guralnick, R. (2019). Species' range model metadata standards: RMMS. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28(12), 1912-1924.
  17. Bohl, C. L., Kass, J. M., & Anderson, R. P. (2019). A new null model approach to quantify performance and significance for ecological niche models of species distributions. Journal of Biogeography, 46(6), 1101-1111. _Editor's Choice_.
  18. Reid, B. N., Kass, J. M., Wollney, S., Jensen, E. L., Russello, M. A., Viola, E. M., Pantophlet, J., Iverson, J. B., Peery, M. Z., Raxworthy, C. J., & Naro-Maciel, E. (2019). Disentangling the genetic effects of refugial isolation and range expansion in a trans-continentally distributed species. Heredity, 122(4), 441-457.
  19. Kass, J. M., Vilela, B., Aiello‐Lammens, M. E., Muscarella, R., Merow, C., & Anderson, R. P. (2018). Wallace: A flexible platform for reproducible modeling of species niches and distributions built for community expansion. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9(4), 1151-1156.
  20. Gerstner, B. E., Kass, J. M., Kays, R., Helgen, K. M., & Anderson, R. P. (2018). Revised distributional estimates for the recently discovered olinguito (Bassaricyon neblina), with comments on natural and taxonomic history. Journal of Mammalogy, 99(2), 321-332.
  21. Guevara, L., Gerstner, B. E., Kass, J. M., & Anderson, R. P. (2018). Toward ecologically realistic predictions of species distributions: A cross‐time example from tropical montane cloud forests. Global Change Biology, 24(4), 1511-1522.
  22. Muscarella, R., Galante, P. J., Soley‐Guardia, M., Boria, R. A., Kass, J. M., Uriarte, M., & Anderson, R. P. (2014). ENMeval: An R package for conducting spatially independent evaluations and estimating optimal model complexity for Maxent ecological niche models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 5(11), 1198-1205.
  23. Klosterhaus, S., McKee, L. J., Yee, D., Kass, J. M., & Wong, A. (2014). Polychlorinated biphenyls in the exterior caulk of San Francisco Bay Area buildings, California, USA. Environment International, 66, 38-43.
  24. Olson, D., DellaSala, D. A., Noss, R. F., Strittholt, J. R., Kass, J., Koopman, M. E., & Allnutt, T. F. (2012). Climate change refugia for biodiversity in the Klamath-Siskiyou ecoregion. Natural Areas Journal, 32(1), 65-74.

Academic Media and Blogs

Kass, J. M., Meenan, S. I., Tinoco, N., Burneo, S. F., & Anderson, R. P. (2021, January 13). Improving Area of Occupancy Estimates for Parapatric Species Using Distribution Models and Support Vector Machines. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 102:e01813.

Kass, J. M., Juárez-Jaimes, Flores-Martínez, J. J., Sánchez-Cordero, V. (2020, June 30). New range estimates for migrating monarch butterflies in Mexico: implementing and interpreting biotic variables and future conservation applications [Blog post].

Kass, J. M., Aiello‐Lammens, M. E., Vilela, B., Muscarella, R., Merow, C., & Anderson, R. P. (2018, March 16). Code-Based Methods and the Problem of Accessibility [Blog post].

Professional (non-academic)

Kass, J. M., Walker, J., Cayce, K., Senn, D., Williams, M. (2011). White Paper on Regional Landscape Characterization for Low Impact Development Site Suitability Analysis. Richmond, CA. San Francisco Estuary Institute. Report No.: SFEI-653.

Klosterhaus, S., Yee, D., Kass, J. M., Wong, A., McKee, L. (2011). PCBs in Caulk Project: Estimated Stock in Currently Standing Buildings in a San Francisco Bay Study Area and Releases to Stormwater during Renovation and Demolition. Richmond, CA. San Francisco Estuary Institute. Report No.: SFEI-651.