1. Kass, J. M., Fukaya, K., Thuiller, W., & Mori, A. S. (2024). Biodiversity modeling advances will improve predictions of nature’s contributions to people. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 39(4), 338–348.
  2. Press Releases: Tohoku University (general), Tohoku University Graduate School of Life Sciences
  3. Kass, J. M., Yoshimura, M., Ogasawara, M., Suwabe, M., Hita Garcia, F., Fischer, G., Dudley, K. L., Donohue, I., & Economo, E. P. (2023). Breakdown in seasonal dynamics of ant communities with land-cover change. Accepted. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 290, 20231185.
  4. Press Releases: OIST
  5. Suárez-Atilano, M., Pacheco-Sierra, G., Vázquez-Domínguez, E., Kass, J. M., Paz, A., Pérez-Alquicira, J. Genomic and environmental insights and conservation challenges for two hybridizing iconic crocodile species across Mexico: Crocodylus acutus and C. moreletii. Animal Conservation. Early View.
  6. French, C. M., Bertola, L. D., Carnaval, A. C., Economo, E. P., Kass, J. M., Lohman, D. J., Marske, K. A., Meier, R., Overcast, I., Rominger, A. J., Staniczenko, P., & Hickerson, M. J. (2023). Global determinants of insect mitochondrial genetic diversity. Nature Communications, 14, 5276.
  7. Merow, C., Boyle, B., Enquist, B. J., Feng, X., Kass, J. M., Maitner, B. S., McGill, B., Owens, H., Park, D. S., Paz, A., Pinilla-Buitrago, G. E., Urban, M. C., Varela, S., & Wilson, A. M. (2023). Better incentives are needed to reward academic software development. Nature Ecology & Evolution, 7, 626-627.
  8. Kass, J. M., Pinilla-Buitrago, G. E., Paz, A., Johnson, B. A., Grisales-Betancur, V., Meenan, S. I., Attali, D., Broennimann, O., Galante, P. J., Maitner, B. S., Owens, H. L., Varela, S., Aiello‐Lammens, M. E., Merow, C., Blair, M. E., & Anderson, R. P. (2023). wallace 2: a shiny app for modeling species niches and distributions redesigned to facilitate expansion via module contributions. Ecography, e06547.
  9. Wang, R., Kass, J. M., Galkowski, C., Garcia, F., Hamer, M. T., Radchenko, A., Salata, S., Schifani, E., Yusupov, Z. M., Economo, E. P., & Guénard, B. (2023). Geographic and climatic constraints on bioregionalization of European ants. Journal of Biogegraphy, 503-514.
  10. Goodman, A. M., Kass, J. M., & Ware, J. (2023). Dynamic distribution modeling of the Swamp Tigertail dragonfly Synthemis eustalacta (Odonata: Anisoptera: Synthemistidae) over a 20-year bushfire regime. Ecological Entomology, 48: 209-225.
  11. Galante, P. J., Chang, S., Paz, A., Aiello-Lammens, M. E., Gerstner, B. E., Johnson, B. A., Kass, J. M., Merow, C., Noguera-Urbano, E. A., Pinilla-Buitrago, G. E., & Blair, M. E. (2023). changeRangeR: an R package for reproducible biodiversity change metrics from species distribution estimates. Conservation Science and Practice, 5: e12863.

  12. 2022
  13. Warren, D. L., Kass, J. M., Casadei-Ferreira, A., & Economo, E. P. (2022). Incorporating sampling bias into permutation tests for niche and distribution models. BioRxiv, 2022.08.08.503252. Preprint.
  14. Warren, D. L., Kass, J. M., & Economo, E. P. (2022). Randomization analyses in niche and distribution modeling. EcoEvoXiv, 2022-09-01 12:50. Preprint.
  15. Kass, J. M., Guénard, B., Dudley, K. L., Jenkins, C. N., Azuma, F., Fisher, B. L., Parr, C. L., Gibb, H., Longino, J. T., Ward, P. S., Chao, A., Lubertazzi, D., Weiser, M., Jetz, W., Guralnick, R., Blatrix, R., Lauriers, J. D., Donoso, D. A., Georgiadis, C., Gomez, K., Hawkes, P. G., Johnson, R. A., Lattke, J. E., MacGown, J. A., MacKay, W., Robson, S., Sanders, N. J., Dunn, R. R., & Economo, E. P. (2022). The global distribution of known and undiscovered ant biodiversity. Science Advances, 8: eabp9908.
  16. 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, 9: e06295.
  17. 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, 28: 4143 - 4162.
  18. Merow, C.; Galante, P. J; Kass, J. M; Aiello-Lammens, M. E; Babich Morrow, C.; Gerstner, B. E, Grisales-Betancur, V., Moore, A. C., Noguera-Urbano, E. A., Buitrago-Pinilla, G. E., Velásquez-Tibatá, Anderson, R. P., & Blair, M. E. (2022). Operationalizing expert knowledge in species' range estimates using diverse data types. Frontiers of Biogeography. 14.2: e53589.
  19. 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.
  20. 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, 37: 466 - 470.; open-access preprint:

  21. 2021
  22. 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 – 1235.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. Zhang, Z., Kass, J. M., Mammola, S., Koizumi, I., Li, X., 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.

  29. 2020
  30. 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.
  31. 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.

  32. 2019
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.

  36. 2018
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.

  40. 2014
  41. 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.
  42. 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.

  43. 2012
  44. 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.
  45. </ol> Academic Media and Blogs ====== Kass, J. M., Guénard, B., Agavekar, G., Krapf, P., Trager, J. (2022, September 21). The first high-resolution global map of ant biodiversity and estimates of where future sampling could yield undiscovered species. *Myrmecological News Blog*. [](link) **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. *Ecography Blog*. [](link) **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. *Methods in Ecology and Evolution Blog*. [](link) 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.