Diress Tsegaye Alemu

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Articles in International Peer Reviewed Journals

Aynekulu, E., Denich, M., Tsegaye, D., Aerts, R., Neuwirth, B. and Boehmer, H.J. 2011. Dieback affects forest structure in a dry Afromontane forest in northern Ethiopia. Journal of Arid Environments doi:10.1016/j.jaridenv.2010.12.013.

Diress Tsegaye, Stein R. Moe, Paul Vedeld and Ermias Aynekulu. 2010. Land-use/cover dynamics in Northern Afar rangelands, Ethiopia. Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment 139 (1-2): 174-180.

DiressTsegaye, Mitiku Haile, and Stein R. Moe. 2010.The effect of land use on the recruitment and populatioon structure of the important food and fodder plant, Dobera glabra (Forssk.) Poir., in northern Afar. Journal of Arid Environments 74 (9): 1074-1082

Diress Tsegaye, Stein R. Moe, and Mitiku Haile. 2009. Livestock browsing, not water limitations, contributes to recruitment failure of Dobera glabra in Semiarid Ethiopia. Rangeland Ecology & Management 62 (6): 540-549.

Ermias Aynekulu, Manfred Denich, and Diress Tsegaye. 2009. Regeneration response of Juniperus procera and Olea europaea subsp cuspidata to Exclosure in a Dry Afromontane Forest in Northern Ethiopia. Mountain Research and Developmen29 (2): 143–152.

Diress Tsegaye, Nyariki, D.M. & Farah, K.O. 2000. Changing Land-use Systems and Socio-economic Roles of Vegetation in Semi-arid Africa: The case of the Afar and Tigrai of Ethiopia. J. Soc. Sci. 4:199-206.

Diress Tsegaye, Farah, K.O. & Nyariki, D.M. 1999. Influence of Settlements on Land Use and Vegetation in the Rangelands of Northeastern Ethiopia: Application of Aerial Photographic Technique. J. Hum. Ecol. 10: 349-356.

Submitted papers

Diress Tsegaye, Stein R., Moe, Mitiku Haile. Seed predation and moisture limit germination of recalcitrant Dobera glabra (Salvadoraceae) seeds in the Afar rangelands, Ethiopia.

PhD Thesis

Diress Tsegaye. Afar pastoralists in a changing rangeland environment. 2010. PhD thesis, Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Norway.

M. Sc. Thesis

Diress Tsegaye, Kassim O. Farah, and Dickson M. Mbuvi. 1999. Impact of land use on vegetation resources with emphasis on woody vegetation in the semi-arid area of Aba'ala district, North Afar, Ethiopia. M.Sc. thesis, Department of Range management, University of Nairobi, Kenya.


Aregay Waktola and Diress Tsegaye. 2005 (Under review for publication). Research methods: A textbook on concepts, principles and processes. Faculty of Dryland Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mekelle University.

Mitiku, H., Tsegaye, D. & Tegegene, T. (eds.). 2004. Research and development experiences of the Dryland Husbandry Project in Ethiopia. Dryland Husbandry Project, Mekelle University, Mekelle, Ethiopia. ISBN: 9781904855408. Pp. 174.

Ahmed, A.G.M., Alemayehu, A., Babiker, M. & Tsegaye, D. 2002. Post-drought recovery strategies among the pastoral households in the horn of Africa: A review. - Development Research Report Series no.3, Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA) and Institute for Development Anthropology (IDA), Broadening Access and Strengthening Input Market Systems-Collaborative Research Support Program (BASIS-CRSP), USA. Addis Ababa. ISBN 1608-8875. Pp. 80.

Mitiku, H., Tegegne, T., Alemayehu, A., Tsegaye, D. & Merha, Z. (eds.). 1999. Proceedings of the National Workshop on "Challenges and Opportunities for Research and Development in Pastoral/agropastoral Areas of Ethiopia" 16-18 December 1998. - Dryland Husbandry Project, Mekelle University, Ethiopia.

  • Aynekulu, Ermias; Mekuria, Wolde; Alemu, Diress Tsegaye; Feyissa, Kenea; Angassa, Ayana; de Leeuw, Jan & Shepherd, Keith D (2017). Long-term livestock exclosure did not affect soil carbon in southern Ethiopian rangelands. Geoderma.  ISSN 0016-7061.  307, s 1- 7 . doi: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.07.030
  • Colman, Jonathan Edward; Bergmo, Tine; Tsegaye, Diress; Flydal, Kjetil; Eftestøl, Sindre; Lilleeng, Marte Synnøve & Moe, Stein Ragnar (2017). Wildlife response to infrastructure: the problem with confounding factors. Polar Biology.  ISSN 0722-4060.  40, s 477- 482 . doi: 10.1007/s00300-016-1960-8
  • Skatter, Hans Gaute; Charlebois, ML; Eftestøl, Sindre; Tsegaye, Diress; Colman, Jonathan Edward; Kansas, JL; Flydal, Kjetil & Balicki, B (2017). Living in a burned landscape: woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou) use of postfire residual patches for calving in a high fire - low anthropogenic Boreal Shield ecozone. Canadian Journal of Zoology.  ISSN 0008-4301.  95(12), s 975- 984 . doi: 10.1139/cjz-2016-0307
  • Tsegaye, Diress; Colman, Jonathan Edward; Eftestøl, Sindre; Flydal, Kjetil; Røthe, Gunnlaug & Rapp, Kåre (2017). Reindeer spatial use before, during and after construction of a wind farm. Applied Animal Behaviour Science.  ISSN 0168-1591.  195, s 103- 111 . doi: 10.1016/j.applanim.2017.05.023
  • Eftestøl, Sindre; Alemu, Diress Tsegaye; Flydal, Kjetil & Colman, Jonathan Edward (2016). From high voltage (300 kV) to higher voltage (420 kV) power lines: reindeer avoid construction activities. Polar Biology.  ISSN 0722-4060.  39(4), s 689- 699 . doi: 10.1007/s00300-015-1825-6
  • Meaza, Hailemariam; Tsegaye, Diress & Nyssen, Jan (2016). Allocation of degraded hillsides to landless farmers and improved livelihoods in Tigray, Ethiopia. Norsk Geografisk Tidsskrift.  ISSN 0029-1951.  70(1), s 1- 12 . doi: 10.1080/00291951.2015.1091033
  • Colman, Jonathan Edward; Alemu, Diress Tsegaye; Flydal, Kjetil; Rivrud, Inger Maren; Reimers, Egill & Eftestøl, Sindre (2015). High-voltage power lines near wild reindeer calving areas. European Journal of Wildlife Research.  ISSN 1612-4642.  61(6), s 881- 893 . doi: 10.1007/s10344-015-0965-x
  • Rannestad, Ole Tobias; Alemu, Diress Tsegaye; Munishi, Pantaleo K. T. & Moe, Stein Ragnar (2015). Bird Abundance, Diversity and Habitat Preferences in the Riparian Zone of a Disturbed Wetland Ecosystem – the Kilombero Valley, Tanzania. Wetlands (Wilmington, N.C.).  ISSN 0277-5212.  35(3), s 521- 532 . doi: 10.1007/s13157-015-0640-8
  • Eftestøl, Sindre; Tsegaye, Diress; Herfindal, Ivar; Flydal, Kjetil & Colman, Jonathan Edward (2014). Measuring effects of linear obstacles on wildlife movements: accounting for the relationship between step length and crossing probability. European Journal of Wildlife Research.  ISSN 1612-4642.  60(2), s 271- 278 . doi: 10.1007/s10344-013-0779-7

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  • Reimers, Eigil; Flydal, Kjetil; Korslund, Lars; Eftestøl, Sindre; Colman, Jonathan Edward & Alemu, Diress Tsegaye (2015). Power lines, reindeer and UV. Biological Conservation.  ISSN 0006-3207.  184, s 471- 471 . doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2014.12.026

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