Sarah WeiskopfSarah Weiskopf

Environmental Conservation


Advisors: Susannah Lerman, Toni Lyn Morelli

Research Interests

Climate change impacts on wildlife and ecosystem services


Malpeli, K.C., Weiskopf, S.R., Thompson, L. et al. What are the effects of climate variability and change on ungulate life-histories, population dynamics, and migration in North America? A systematic map protocol. Environ Evid 9, 21 (2020).

Terando, A., Reidmiller, D., Hostetler, S.W., Littell, J.S., Beard, T.D., Jr., Weiskopf, S.R., Belnap, J., and Plumlee, G.S., 2020, Using information from global climate models to inform policymaking—The role of the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2020–1058, 25 p.,

Rubenstein, M.A., Weiskopf, S.R., Carter, S., Eaton, M., Johnson. C., Lynch, A., Miller. B.W., Morelli, T.M., Rodriguez, M., Terando, A., Thompson, L. 2020. Do empirical observations support commonly held climate change range shift hypotheses? A systematic review protocol. Journal of Environmental Evidence.

Weiskopf, S.R., M.A. Rubenstein, L.G. Crozier, S. Gaichas, R. Griffis, J.E. Halofsky, K. J.W. Hyde, T.L. Morelli, J.T. Morisette, R.C. Muñoz, A.J. Pershing, D.L. Peterson, R. Poudel, M.D. Staudinger, A.E. Sutton-Grier, L. Thompson, J. Vose, J.F. Weltzinn, K.P. Whyte. 2020. Climate change effects on biodiversity, ecosystems, ecosystem services, and natural resource management in the United States. Science of the Total Environment.

Weiskopf, S.R., McCarthy, J.L., McCarthy, K.P., Shiklomanov, A.N., Wibisono, H.T., Pusparini, W. 2019. The conservation value of forest fragments in the increasingly agrarian landscape of Sumatra. Environmental Conservation.

Weiskopf, S.R., LeDee O.E., Thompson, L.M. 2019. Climate Change Impacts on Deer and Moose in the Midwest. Journal of Wildlife Management.

Lipton, D., M. A. Rubenstein, S.R. Weiskopf, S. Carter, J. Peterson, L. Crozier, M. Fogarty, S. Gaichas, K.J.W. Hyde, T.L. Morelli, J. Morisette, H. Moustahfid, R. Muñoz, R. Poudel, M.D. Staudinger, C. Stock, L. Thompson, R. Waples, and J.F. Weltzin, 2018: Ecosystems, Ecosystem Services, and Biodiversity. In Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II [Reidmiller, D.R., C.W. Avery, D.R. Easterling, K.E. Kunkel, K.L.M. Lewis, T.K. Maycock, and B.C. Stewart (eds.)]. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, USA. doi: 10.7930/NCA4.2018.CH7

Bista, M., Panthi, S., Weiskopf, S.R. 2018. Habitat overlap between Asiatic black bear Ursus thibetanus and red panda Ailurus fulgens in Himalaya. PLOS ONE

Tessler, M., Weiskopf, S.R., Berniker, L., Hersch, R., McCarthy, K.P., Yu, D. W., Siddall, M.E. 2018. Bloodlines: mammals, leeches, and conservation in southern Asia. Systematics and Biodiversity.

Weiskopf, S.R., McCarthy, K. P., Tessler, M., Rahman, H., McCarthy, J.L., Faisal, M.M., Siddall, M.E.  2018. Using terrestrial haematophagous leeches to enhance tropical biodiversity monitoring programs in Bangladesh. Journal of Applied Ecology.

Weiskopf, S.R., Kachel, S.M., McCarthy, K.P. 2016.What are snow leopards really eating? Identifying bias in food habit studies. The Wildlife Society Bulletin.