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Nebraska Theses and Dissertations

  • Laskowski, Jessica. 2014. Fear Effects on Pheasant Reproductive Ecology and a Curriculum to Teach Wildlife Habitat Selections. J.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Kowalewski, Lucas K. 2014. Accuracy or Precision: Implications of Sample Design and Methodology on Abundance Estimation. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Turek, K. C. 2014. Influence of non-native trout on native non-game fish in Nebraska headwater streams. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Williams, Justin B. 2013. Predicting Invasion Risk of Non-native Plants Using a Modified I-Rank Assessment. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • DeBoer, J. A. 2013. Walleye and white bass recruitment in southwest Nebraska irrigation reservoirs. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Kill, R. A. 2013. A population model for walleye in Nebraska irrigation reservoirs. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Martin, D. R. 2013. Spatial and temporal participation in recreational fishing. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Wiley, C. L. 2013. Exploitation of channel catfish in flood-control reservoirs. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Hellman, M. 2013. Amphibian occupancy and functional connectivity of restored wetlands in the Missouri River floodplain. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Nemec, K. 2012. The relationship between diversity, seeding density and ecological functions in tallgrass prairie restorations. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Jorgensen, C.F. 2012. Assessing Local and Landscape Constraints on Habitat Management for Grassland and Upland Birds. MS Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. pp. 114. Download
  • Stutzman, R.J. 2012. STOPOVER DECISIONS OF MIGRATORY SHOREBIRDS: AN ASSESSMENT OF HABITAT USE, FOOD AVAILABILITY, BEHAVIOR AND PHENOLOGY. MS Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. pp. 86. Download
  • Spirk, P. J. 2012. Effects of length limits on sexually size dimorphic fishes. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Wilson, S. 2012. River otter (Lontra Canadensis) home range, habitat use, overnight movement, and survival in the Platte River of Nebraska. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Uden, D. 2012. Agricultural landuse change impacts on bioenergy production, avifauna, and water use in Nebraska's Rainwater Basin. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Chizinski, L. K. 2012. An evaluation of stocking and habitat influences on channel catfish lentic ecosystems of the Great Plains. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Unstad, K. 2012. Predictors of insect diverstiy and abundance in a fragmented tallgrass prairie ecosystem. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Lotz, Aaron. (2011) Discontinuities: Predicting Invasions and Extinctions. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • Lueckenhoff, R. W. 2011. Morphological variation between juvenile white bass and juvenile hybrid striped bass. M.S. Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Williams, A. R. 2011. River otter (Lontra canadensis) use of Phragmites australis and density estimation using genetic techinques. M.S. thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Alai. A. 2010. The Textural Discontinuity Hypothesis and its relation to nomadism,
    migration, decline, and Competition. Masters Thesis, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Rehme, S. E. 2010. Ecology, stable isotopes, and management of grassland songbirds at National Park Service properties on the Great Plains. M.S. Thesis, University of Nebrsaka, Lincoln.
  • Manry, K. 2009. Carolina Bogmint at Congaree National Park: distribution, mapping, and population status assessment. PhD Dissertation Clemson Univeristy.
  • Miller, Thaddeus, K. (2009) Risk Assessment: An Approach to Prioritizing the Conservation of Rare Species and Plant Communities. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • Decker, K. 2009. Seasonal decline in clutch size: A test of six alternative hypotheses. M.S. Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Jezierski, C. M. 2009. The impact of sea kayak tourism and recreation on harbor seal behavior in
    Kenai Fjords National Park: integrating research with outreach, education, and tourism.
    MSc Thesis University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK, USA.
  • Thad Miller. MS, School of Natural Resources (co-advisor Jim Merchant), University of Nebraska, January 2006 – May 2009. Weaver Grant recipient. Center for Great Plains Research Grants-in-Aid recipient. “Risk assessment: an approach top prioritizing the control of invasive plant species for the conservation of rare species and plant communities”.
  • Martin, D. R. 2008. Habitat selection by spawning habitats for walleye and white bass in irrigation reservoirs of the Republican River basin, Nebraska. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Gosch, N. J. C. 2008. Predation as a mechanism for control of white perch: an investigation of food habits in two Nebraska reservoirs.
  • Elizabeth Forbus. MS, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, January 2005 – December 2007. “Avian response to invasive tree removal on remnant prairie pastures in southeast Nebraska”. Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Don Wardwell. MS, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska, August 2004 – December 2006. “Resilience, discontinuity, and function in animal communities”. Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 10

Phd Students: 13

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 53

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 28

Scientific Publications: 86

Presentations: 177

 

Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Nebraska Game and Parks Commission
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  5. Wildlife Management Institute