Dr. Christopher O'Kane

Kadas Research Fellow

Worcester College

 

Research Interests

I am interested in the conservation, ecology and management of African savanna systems, particularly in relation to large mammalian herbivores including elephant.

 

Contacts

Email: christopher.okane@zoo.ox.ac.uk
 

Websites

 

Selected Publications

  • O'KANE, C.A.J., & MACDONALD, D.W. 2017. An experimental demonstration of the impact of predation on sexual segregation and primary sex ratios amongst ungulates. Austral Ecology 42: 414-421.

    O'KANE, C.A.J., & MACDONALD, D.W. 2015. An experimental demonstration that predation influences antelope sex ratios and resource-associated mortality. Basic and Applied Ecology 17: 370-376.

    O'KANE, C.A.J., PAGE, B. & MACDONALD, D.W. 2014. Conducting animal censuses amongst abrupt topography; a GIS-based alternative to Distance. Austral Ecology 39: 848-854.

    O'KANE, C.A.J., PAGE, B. & MACDONALD, D.W. 2014. Differing influences of resource availability on the demographics and habitat selection of wildebeest compared to impala. Journal of Tropical Ecology 30:189-198.

    O'KANE, C.A.J., DUFFY, K., PAGE, B. & MACDONALD, D.W. 2013. Model highlights likely long-term influences of mesobrowsers versus those of elephant on woodland dynamics. African Journal of Ecology 52: 192-208.

    O'KANE, C. A. J., DUFFY, K., PAGE, B. & MACDONALD, D. W. 2013. Effects of resource limitation on habitat usage by the browser guild in Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park, South Africa. Journal of Tropical Ecology 29:39-47.

    O'KANE, C. A. J., DUFFY, K., PAGE, B. & MACDONALD, D. W. 2012. Heavy impact on seedlings by the impala suggests a central role in woodland dynamics. Journal of Tropical Ecology 28:291-297.

    O'KANE, C. A. J., DUFFY, K. J., PAGE, B. R. & MACDONALD, D. W. 2011. Are the long-term effects of mesobrowsers on woodland dynamics substitutive or additive to those of elephant? Acta Oecologica 37:393-398.

    O'KANE, C. A. J., DUFFY, K. J., PAGE, B. R. & MACDONALD, D. W. 2011. Overlap and seasonal shifts in use of woody plant species amongst a guild of savanna browsers. Journal of Tropical Ecology 27:249-258.