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  • Kurnianto, S. 2017. The Eco-hydrology Associated with the Land Cover Changes in Tropical Peatlands. PhD Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis.
  • Devine, M.T. 2017. Juvenile river herring in freshwater lakes: Sampling approaches for evaluating growth and survival. MS Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Weaver 2017. Ph.D. Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) as a functional link between marine and freshwater ecosystems. University of Maine, Orono. 147pp.
  • Birge, H. 2017. Soil ecosystem service tradeoffs and soil-ecological resilience in the north central Great Plains. Dissertation, University of Nebraska - Lincoln. 231pp.
  • Uden, D. 2017. Social--Ecological Causes and Consequences of Landcover Change in Landscapes of Nebraska, U.S.A. Dissertation, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
  • Roerick, T.M., 2017. Effects of Forest restoration on habitat selection of female mule deer in the Jemez Mountains, New Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. 143 pp.
  • White, B. 2017. An evaluation of nitrogen supplementation and processed soy fractions on the performance of cultured fishes. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 112 pp.
  • Irizarry, A. D. 2017. Avian response to shade-layer restoration in coffee plantations in Puerto Rico.
  • Clawson, C. 2017. Using remote sensing, occupancy estimation, and fine-scale habitat characterization to evaluate fall Chum Salmon (Oncorhynchus keta) spawning habitat usage in arctic Alaska. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 107 pp.
  • Wszola, L. 2017. Mapping the Ecology of Information: Hierarchical Habitat Selection by Nebraska Pheasant Hunters. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • LaSharr, K. 2017. Understanding Visitors to Wildlife Management Areas in Minnesota. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA 73pp.
  • Sweikert, Lily, A. 2017. Human dimensions of habitat loss in the Plains and Prairie Pothole Ecoregion. Ph.D. Dissertation. South Dakota State university. Download
  • Buderman, F.E. (2017). Statistical methods for modeling the movement and space use of carnivores. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO.
  • Vidal, T. 2017. Understanding the role of variability in fish population and community response to changing environmental conditions, PhD Dissertation, University of Georgia.
  • McClain, J. C. 2017. Effects of northern bobwhite habitat management on raccoon abundance, habitat use, and home range in Southwest Missouri. Thesis. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
  • Stephenson, P. L. 2017. Bee communities on managed emergent wetlands in the lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley of Arkansas. Thesis, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Download
  • Chris Middaugh, Ph.D. 2017. Interactive Effects of Flow Regime, Climate Change, and Angler Harvest on Smallmouth Bass at the Southern Range Extent. University of Arkansas.
  • Jiang, Shengjian. 2017. Evidence of exposure to hypoxia and acidification in otoliths of Atlantic Croaker from the Gulf of Mexico. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Toé, Seydou J. 2017. Distribution of Golden Alga in the Brazos River and Rio Grande Basins. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Swanson, J. E. 2017. Amphibian occupancy and effects of habitat use on chemical exposure in northern leopard frogs in Iowa prairie pothole wetlands. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Harmon, B. S. 2017. Recreational angler site choice and behavior within Midwestern reservoirs. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Download
  • Asper, S. 2017. Report: Grassland bird species abundance on grazed and non-grazed land at Buena Vista Wildlife Area, WI. M.S.(Agroecology), University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Byers, Jr., BJ. 2017. Avian response to fall biomass harvest on the Leopold Wetland Management District, Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Laske, S.M. 2017. Surface water connectivity of Arctic lakes drives patterns of fish species richness and composition, and food web structure. PhD dissertation, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 171 pp.
  • MARTORELLI, N.P. 2017. Evaluation of Gamebird Use and Thermal Characteristics of Alfalfa and Perennial Grasses in Eastern South Dakota. M.S. Thesis. South Dakota State University. 161 pp.
  • Rizzo, Austin. 2017. Development of techniques for assessment of population characteristics of the federally endangered Diamond Darter. PhD Dissertation, WVU.
  • Glaid, J. R. 2017. Subadult bull trout out-migration in the Thompson River drainage, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Holmquist, L. M. 2017. Reproductive ecology of hatchery-origin and wild pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River above Fort Peck reservoir, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Thomas, N. A. 2017. Evaluation of suppression methods targeting non-native lake trout embryos in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Lambert, J.J. 2017. Grassland bird community response to vegetative diversity in restorations in northwestern Iowa. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • Bevans, R. 2017. Plant diversity influences the structure and function of a restored prairie and its responses to added disturbances. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska- Lincoln. 256pp.
  • Kost, Olivia A. 2017. Avian Response to Herbicide-induced Brush Management on the Welder Wildlife Refuge. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX.
  • Mitchell, Natasia R. 2017. Assessment of Golden Eagles in the Southern Great Plains and Trans Pecos Regions. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • Johnston, J. 2017. Improving sampling and monitoring of shovelnose sturgeon in the Great Plains. MS Thesis. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Burgess, Matthew A. 2017. Small unmanned aircraft systems and their payloads as aerial data collection platforms for natural resource-based applications. PhD Dissertation. May 2017. University of Florida.
    Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.









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  • Ochoa, A. 2017. Population genomics/genetics of endangered and vulnerable wildlife: the Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) and the Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx).
  • Sims, S. A. 2017. Modelling survival of a widely distributed ungulate as a factor of changing environments. MS, Utah State University.
  • Torvinen, E.S. 2017. Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush) otoliths as indicators of past climate patterns and growth in arctic lakes. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 97 pp.
  • Austin, L.V. 2017. Impacts of Fire on Bats in the Central Appalachians. MS Thesis, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • Sullins, D. 2017. Regional variation in demography, distribution, foraging, and strategic conservation of lesser prairie-chickens in Kansas and Colorado. Dissertation, Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA.
  • Schulze, J.C. 2017. Lake sturgeon movement after upstream passage of two hydroelectric dams on the Menominee River, Wisconsin-Michigan. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Download
  • Stephenson, M.D. 2017. Quantifying methods to improve statistical power in grassland and passerine bird nesting studies. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
  • Fournier, A. M. V. 2017. Phenology, habitat use, and the impacts of wetland management on autumn migrating rails in Missouri. Dissertation, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
  • McKnight, A. 2017. Population ecology of colonially breeding seabirds: How intrinsic processes,mediating influences, and individual heterogeneity affect population vital rates. Doctoral dissertation, University of Maine, Orono. 199 pp.
  • Shaidani, N. 2017. The Biogeographic origins and trophic ecology of Maine.s island red-backed salamanders (Plethodon cinereus) M.S. Thesis, University of Maine, Orono. 75 pp.
  • Johnson, J.R. 2017. Detection, occupancy and distribution of Asian Swamp Eel (Monopterus albus) in Georgia. Master’s Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 68 pages.
  • Taylor, A.T. 2017. Influences of fragmentation on fluvial-specialist black bass species. PhD Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 201 pages.
  • Allyson Yarra, M.S. 2017. Influence of stream permanence, predation, and invasive species on crayfish in the Ozark Highlands with an emphasis on species of greatest conservation need (Orconectes marchandi, Orconectes eupunctus and Cambarus hubbsi). University of Arkansas.
  • Graham, Nicole, M.S. 2017. Ecological importance of invader source population and disturbance in aquatic invasions. University of Arkansas. Degree granted.
  • Raines, C.D. 2017. Effects of riparian shade on nearshore reservoir fish assemblages and water quality. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State. 41pp.
  • Beard, Z. S. 2017. Survival, movement, and habitat use of burbot in tributary systems of the Kootenai River. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Branigan, P. R. 2017. Microhabitat use of native and nonnative fishes in the Kootenai River system. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Grant, A.M. 2017. Investigating effects of interannual variation in streamflow and temperature on benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages over a 13 year period (2013-2016) in West Brook. B.S. Honor's Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • PFRIMMER, J.D. 2017. An Integrated Evaluation of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in South Dakota. Ph.D. Dissertation. South Dakota State University. 131 pp.
  • Peterson, Caitlin. Development of thermal tiers and regulatory criteria for Wyoming stream fishes. M.S. Department of Zoology and Physiology. May 2017.
  • Schepker, T.J. 2017. Evaluating the relationship between local food availability and wetland landscape structure in determining dabbling duck habitat use during spring migration. M.S. thesis, University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Concepcion, C.B. May 2017. Movement ecology of Philippine birds of prey. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University.
  • Paulson, M.D. May 2017. Space use and habitat associations of long-distance migratory first-year golden eagles. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown.
  • Sheehan, J. May 2017. The Utility of Fine-Scale Remote Sensing Data for Modeling Habitat Characteristics and Breeding Bird Species Distributions in an Appalachian Mature Deciduous Forest. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University.
  • Fedele, A. D. May 2017. Influences of catch-and-release angling on fish avoidance behavior. M.S. thesis, University of Nebraska—Lincoln.
  • Kramer, G.R. 2017. Nonbreeding and migratory ecology of golden-winged warblers and effects of landscape composition and configuration on American woodcock productivity. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. 88pp Download
  • Maloney, Bryan C., "Evaluating Habitat-based Niche Requirements and Potential Recruitment Bottlenecks for Imperiled Bluehead Sucker (Catostomus discobolus)" (2017). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 6325.
    http://digitalcommons.usu.edu/etd/6325
  • Ivasauskas, T.J. 2017. Early life history of suckers (Catostomidae) in a southern Appalachian river system. Ph.D. Dissertation, North Carolina State University
  • Penland, T.N. 2017. Food web contaminant dynamics of a large Atlantic regulated river: implications for common and imperiled species. Master's Thesis, North Carolina State University.
  • Daly, J. A. 2017. Indoor-rearing as a component of head-starting the Mojave Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii). M.S. thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Peck-Richardson, A. 2017. Double-crested cormorants (Phalacrocorax auritus) and
    Brandt’s cormorants (P. penicillatus) breeding at East Sand Island in the Columbia River
    estuary: foraging ecology, colony connectivity, and overwinter dispersal. M.S. thesis,
    Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon. 118 pp.
  • Bentsen, C. 2017. Accounting for biotic variability in streams with low levels of impervious cover: the role of reach- and watershed-scale factors. MS Thesis. Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Sowers, V. 2017. The effect of calcium supplementation on the growth and survival of a freshwater mussel. B.S. Honor's Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Lautenbach, J. 2017. The role of fire, microclimate, and vegetation in lesser prairie-chicken habitat selection. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA.
  • Barajas, M.F. 2017. evelopment of a Structured Adaptive Approach to Klamath Basin Sucker Recovery Planning. MS Thesis Oregon State University, Corvallis.
  • Battle, K. E. The use of occupancy modeling to uncover species-habitat relationships and the biodiversity drivers of a focal avian community in the forests and coffee agroecosystems of Puerto Rico.
  • Engman, A.C. 2017. Amphidromous fish recruitment and its ecological role in Caribbean freshwater–marine ecotones. Ph.D. Dissertation, North Carolina State University.
  • Bernasconi, S. 2016. Eastern oyster physiological responses to acute and chronic exposure to suspended sediments. MS Thesis. Louisiana State University.
  • Bieber, N. 2017. River otter (Lontra canadensis) distribution and habitat suitability in Nebraska. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. 133pp.
  • Mollenhauer, R. 2016. Sampling the stream landscape: Factors influencing detection and distribution of stream fishes. PhD Dissertation. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Campbell, M.C. 2016. Non-lethal detection of Asian fish tapeworm Schyzocotyle acheilognathi infection in humpback chub Gila cypha using a novel molecular screening method. Master of Science, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces.
  • Lusk, D. 2017. Winter Ecology of Lesser Prairie-Chickens in eastern New Mexico. Masters Thesis. New Mexico State University
  • Yirka, L. M. 2016. Demographic rates and Prioritization of Habitat for Conservation for Painted Buntings in North Carolina. Master's Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Ogden, S. 2016. Grassland bird and butterfly response to sericea lespedeza control using fire and grazing. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
  • Burns, L. 2016. Seasonal Habitat Use and Activity of Bats in Relation to Prescribed Fire and Environmental Conditions. MS Thesis, Clemson University.
  • Takahashi, Fumika. 2016. Shorebird Utilization of Horseshoe Crab (Limulus polyphemus) Eggs at Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge, South Carolina. MS Thesis, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina. Download
  • Moore, J. D. 2016. Migration ecology of American woodcock (Scolopax minor). M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas. Fayetteville.
  • Westbrook, P. 2016. Bioassimilation, burial and sediment denitrification at shallow-water and deep water oyster reefs in two Louisiana estuaries. MS Thesis. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Groff, L. 2016. The habitat ecology of pool breeding amphibians during all annual life history periods in the Mountains of the Dawn. Dissertation. The University of Maine, Orono, Maine. 147 pp.
  • Civiello, A.P. 2016. Effect of shallow-water habitat quantity on young-of-year shovelnose sturgeon prey use and condition along a longitudinal gradient. Master's Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 80 pages. Download
  • Mills, N. 2017. Factors affecting mercury concentrations in Iowa fishes. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Harwood, C. H. 2016. Breeding ecology of Whimbrels (Numenius phaeopus) in interior Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 96 pp.
  • Hidden, B.H. 2016. Linking waterfowl distribution and abundance to spatial and temporal distribution and abundance of wetland habitat. M.S. thesis, University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Thompson, P. 2016. Distribution and habitat use of the western sand darter (Ammocrypta clara) and the eastern sand darter (Ammocrypta pellucida) in the Elk River, West Virginia. MS Thesis, West Virginia University.
  • Begley 2016. M.S. Understanding the impact of commercial harvest on white suckers (Catostomus commersonii) in Maine. University of Maine, Orono. 105 pp.
  • Kraft, J. 2016. Vegetation characteristics and lesser prairie-chicken responses to land cover types and grazing management in western Kansas. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan Download
  • Malone, W. 2016. Predictive changes in avian occupancy and hydrology of playa wetlands in the Smoky Hill River, Kansas, watershed due to climate change. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan. Download
  • McCullough, K. 2016. A Multi-Scale Examination of the Distribution and Habitat Use Patterns of the Regal Fritillary Butterfly (Speyeria idalia). Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan. Download
  • Grieshaber, C.A. 2016. Relation of fish intersex and survival to contaminants in a riverine system. Master's Thesis, North Carolina State University.
  • PATTON, PHILIP T. 2016. Efficient use of community monitoring data: Inferring ecological value
    from occurrence models, and a new method for community modeling.
  • OSLUND, F.T. 2016. Impacts of Wetland Characteristics on Duck Use in the Prairie Pothole Region (PPR) 1987-2013. M.S. Thesis. South Dakota State University. 136 pp.
  • Avila, Brian. 2016. Survival of rainbow trout in the wild: a comparison of two whirling disease resistant strains. Master's Thesis, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.
  • Cove, M. 2016. On the recovery of the endangered small mammals of the Florida Keys: Evaluating exotic predator management and habitat restoration. Ph.D. Thesis. North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • Hostetter, N.J. 2016. Data Fusion: Using Multiple Data Sources to Improve Demographic Parameter Estimation in Ecology. Ph.D. Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.
  • East, N.F. 2016. Using a Dynamic Systems Model to Assess the Effects of Tebuthiuron on Shrub Encroached Landscapes in Relation to Scaled Quail Habitat. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces
  • Ridgway, J.L. 2016. Sampling and Population Characteristics of Bighead Carp and Silver Carp in the Tennessee and Cumberland River Systems. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 66 pages Download
  • Humagain, K. 2016. Ecological variation among vegetation cover types and forest stand dynamics in the south-west Jemez Mountains, New Mexico. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock.
  • Dziwulski, K. E. 2016. Habitat Use and Survival of Eastern Cottontails (Sylvilagus floridanus) on Christmas Tree Farms, and the Utility of Expert Knowledge in Managing Human-modified Landscapes.
  • Erin Vaughn. PhD Dissertation. Conservation Genetics and Epigenetics of Pronghorn, Antilocapra americana. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Matter, A. N. 2016. A rapid assessment method to estimate the distribution of juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in an interior Alaska river basin. Unpublished Master's thesis. School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. 66 pp.
  • Sparks, M. S. 2016. Climate, embryonic development, and potential for adaptation to warming water temperatures by Bristol Bay sockeye salmon. Unpublished Master's thesis. School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. 100 pp.
  • Massure WA. 2016. Evaluating effects of drought and anthropogenic influences on the growth of stream fishes on the Edwards Plateau, Central Texas. MS thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. Download
  • Becker, T. 2016. Retrospective review of wild waterfowl diseases in Kansas. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan
  • Tipton, J.R. (2016). Improved estimation and prediction for computationally expensive ecological and paleoclimate models. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO.
  • Brooks, J. 2016. Effects of forest opening characteristics, prey abundance, and environmental factors on bat activity in the southern Appalachians. MS Thesis Clemson University.
  • Ryer, K, 2016, Multi-scale Habitat Relationships of Grassland Vertebrates in the East Gulf Coastal Plain and Understanding the Consequences of Error in Broad-scale Land Cover Data, Auburn University, Auburn AL, USA
  • Julianus, Erin. 2016. Moose (Alces Alces) browse availability and use in response to post-fire succession on Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. MS Thesis. University of Alaska Fairbanks. 63 pp.
  • Lubia N. Cajas de Gliniewicz 2016.From Trout to Mollusks: Life Cycle Assessment, Socio-economic Attributes and Ecosystem Services Surrounding Sustainable Aquaculture. PhD Dissertation Environmental Science.
  • Argo, E. E. 2016. Factors influencing household outdoor residential water use decisions in suburban Boston (USA). MS Thesis. Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Marjadi, M. 2016. River herring conservation in freshwater: investigating fish reproductive success and the educational value of citizen monitoring programs. MS Thesis. Organismic & Evolutionary Biology Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Justyn R. Foyth. 2016. Fall migrant waterbird community structure and stable isotope ecology in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley and northern Gulf of Mexico: use of Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative sites and other wetlands. Dissertation, Mississippi State University, 294 pp. Download
  • Izzo, L. K. 2016. Exploring the threats of dams and ocean conditions: In-river movements and ocean growth of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) from Maine's rivers. Weaver 2017. Ph.D. Sea lamprey (Petromyzon marinus) as a functional link between marine and freshwater ecosystems.
  • Walberg, Eric. (2016). Landowner and hunter surveys for white-tailed deer management in Minnesota: factors impacting hunter access to private lands and cell-by-cell correction to reduce mixed-mode survey sampling effects.. Retrieved from the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy, http://hdl.handle.net/11299/182135. Download
  • Foster, L. 2016. Resource selection, and demographic rates of female Greater Sage-Grouse following large-scale wildfire. M.S. thesis, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 181 pp.
  • Marks-Fife, C. 2016. Estimation of population age structure, detection probability, and density of red tree voles in Oregon. M.S. thesis, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 129 pp.
  • Boehm, H.I.A., 2016, Identifying recruitment bottlenecks for age-0 walleye in northern Wisconsin Lakes. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
  • Cressey, R.L. 2016. Changes in wetland plant communities and wetland conditions in the Prairie Pothole Region after 50 years. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings. 148 pp.
  • Herdrich, A.T. 2016. Effects of habitat complexity on eastern slope rocky mountain brook trout populations. Download
  • Welch, Brandi C. 2016. The breeding ecology and predicted influence of climate change on urban-nesting Mississippi Kites. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX
  • Brizendine, M. E. 2016. Use of ultrasonic imaging to evaluate egg maturation of humpback chub Gila cypha. Master's Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson.
  • Perez, C. R. 2016. Relationship between American Fisheries Society standard fish sampling techniques and environmental DNA (eDNA) for characterizing fish presence, relative abundance, biomass and species composition in Arizona standing waters. Master's Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson.
  • Powers, J. 2016. Factors related to the distribution of freshwater mussels on Muddy and Clear Boggy rivers. MS Thesis. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Mohn, Harrison. 2016. Improving management and conservation practices of Bonneville cutthroat trout (Onchorhynchus clarkii Utah) through an evaluation of movement and spatial population structure. Co-advised with Brett Roper. MS Thesis. Ecology. Utah State University.
  • Kientz, J. 2016. Survival, distribution and predation of naturally-produced, age-0 rainbow trout in upper Rapid Creek, South Dakota. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 84 pp.
  • Chase Voirin. Masters Thesis. Exploring techniques to investigate mule deer diet composition on the Navajo Nation. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Seafha Ramos. PhD Dissertation. Hlkelonah ue Meygeytohl: Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Wildlife Conservation and An Interdisciplinary Approach to Culturally Sensitive Research with the Yurok Tribe.
  • Johnson, Luanne. 2016. Population characteristics, movements, and resource use of striped skunks inhabiting piping plover nesting beaches on the island of Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. Dissertation, Antioch University of New England, Keene, NH.
  • Gigliotti, L. C. 2016. Ecology, habitat use, and winter thermal dynamics of snowshoe hares in Pennsylvania. M.S. Thesis, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Download
  • Roesler EL. 2016. Development of habitat use data, detection, and survey methods for the endangered gastropod, Pecos assiminea (Assiminea pecos) at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge. MS thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas Download
  • Dunham, K.D. 2016. Population dynamics and viability of the federally listed population of Steller's Eiders. M.Sc. Thesis. Auburn University, Alabama. 76 p.
  • Aspinwall, AP. 2016. Using Population Models to Evaluate Management Alternatives
    for Gulf Striped Bass. Masters Thesis, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
  • Sundmark, A. P. 2016. Influence of lake morphometry, water quality, and angling on annual bluegill growth in small impoundments of central Georgia. Master of Science Thesis. University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Lamb, J. 2016 Ecological Drivers of Brown Pelican Movement Patterns and Reproductive Success in the Gulf of Mexico. PhD Dissertation Clemson University
  • Wood, Connor. 2016. Community ecology of small mammals: predicting change and its consequences. M.S. Thesis, Wildlife, Fisheries and Conservation Biology, University of Maine, Orono, 48 pp.
  • Bruckerhoff, L.A. 2016. The Role of Hydrologic Regimes in Driving Morphologic Divergence and the Trait Compositions of Fish Assemblages. University of Arkansas MS thesis.
  • Ton, R. 2016. Ecological and physiological influences on altricial bird growth and development. PhD degree, University of Montana. 110 pages.
  • Ethan Kleekamp, M.S., 2016. Thesis: STREAMS IN A CHANGING LANDSCAPE: IDENTIFYING CANDIDATE REFERENCE REACHES TO ASSESS THE PHYSICAL AND BIOTIC INTEGRITY OF MISSOURI’S WADEABLE STREAMS
  • Jacob Schwoerer, M.S., 2016. Thesis: ASSESSING THE VULNERABILITY OF STREAM COMMUNITIES AND THE CONSISTENCY AND USE OF BIOTIC INDICES IN LEAST-DISTURBED STREAMS
  • Camacho, C. 2016. Asian carp reproduction and early life history stages in eastern Iowa rivers. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Robinson, Brian H. 2016. Feeding Ecology of Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) Chicks. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 71 pp.
  • Weinstein, S.Y. 2016. Genetic analysis of slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus) movement before and after dam removal. B.S. Honor's Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Carrollo, E.M. 2016. Exploration of methods for analyses of resource selection using location-based data. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, XX pp.
  • O'Daniels, S.T. 2016. Light reflectance patterns of decayed wood with implications for the visual ecology of woodpeckers. University of Missouri. Master's Thesis.
  • Dockham, A. S. 2016. Comparison of benthic invertebrate community structure and diet composition of steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in Dry Creek, California. 80 pp. Download
  • Drobny, P. Y. 2016. Influence of body size, intra-and inter-specific salmonid densities, and habitat on overwinter survival of juvenile Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in Prairie Creek, California. 80 pp. Download
  • Dowdy, K. E. 2016. Occupancy and Abundance of Eleutherodactylus Frogs in Coffee Agroecosystems and Along an Elevational Gradient in the Mountains of Southwestern Puerto Rico.

  • Hurley, M. 2016. MULE DEER POPULATION DYNAMICS IN SPACE AND TIME: ECOLOGICAL MODELING TOOLS FOR MANAGING UNGULATES.
  • Rosset, J. 2016 The life history characteristics, growth, and mortality of juvenile alewife, Alosa pseudoharengus, in coastal Massachusetts. MS Thesis. Department of Environmental Conservation, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Janke, A.K. 2016. A physiological assessment of wetland habitats for spring-migrating ducks in the agricultural landscapes of the Southern Prairie Pothole Region. Ph.D. Dissertation, South Dakota State University, Brookings. 228 pp.
  • Ulibarri, R. M. 2016. Habitat Suitability Criteria for Zuni Bluehead Sucker Catostomus discobolus yarrowi and Navajo Nation Genetic Subunit Bluehead Sucker Catostomus discobolus and Comparison of AFS standard snorkeling techniques to eDNA sampling techniques. Master's Thesis. University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Crum, N.J. 2016. Spatial Ecology and Recolonization Dynamics of Moose in New York and Northeastern North America. M.S. Thesis.
  • Boyer, J. K. 2016. Spawning and early life history of mountain whitefish in the Madison River, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Snobl, Z.R. 2016. Habitat use and movement of sub-adult lake sturgeon in the lower Wolf River, Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
  • Barrie 2016. M.S. Changes in fish communities and chimpanzee ecology in the bumbuna hydroelectric project area following dam impoundment
  • O’Malley 2016. M.S. Assessment of a hatchery based rainbow smelt supplementation effort
  • Gicklhorn, T.S. 2015. Analysis of motion-captured pictures located on man-made water sources in the Southern High Plains of west Texas. M.S. Thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Groen, L.M. 2015. Risk of wind turbine encounters and migration patterns of Swainson's hawks (Buteo swainsoni) migrating from the plains of Texas to the pampas of Argentina. M.S. Thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Feuerbacher, O. L. 2015. Development of methods and technologies for captive propagation of Devils Hole Pupfish. MS Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Farless, N. 2015.The influence of flow alteration on instream habitat and fish assemblages. MS Thesis. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Ashling, J.B. 2015. Survival, cause-specific mortality, and habitat selection of translocated mule deer in southern New Mexico. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. 134 pp.
  • Swearingen, Z. J. 2015. Effectiveness of Management Actions Intended to Benefit Wildlife Populations on the Craig Mountain Wildlife Management Area. M.S. Thesis, Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. Dec 2015.
  • Shannon E. McNeil. Masters Thesis. Population genetic diversity and structure in yellow-billed cuckoos across a fragmented landscape.
  • Dennerline, D. E. 2015. Evaluating novel approaches for sampling and assessing changes in reservoir fish assemblages. Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the University of Georgia. Athens, GA.
  • Mulligan, E. M. 2015. Survival rates and cause-specific mortality for mule deer in South-Central Oregon. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 87pp.
  • Fraley, K. M. 2015. Seasonal movements and habitat use of rainbow trout in the Susitna River basin, southcentral Alaska. Unpublished Master's thesis. School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska. 105 pp. Download
  • Gerken, CN. 2015. A Hook and Line Assessment and Angler Survey of the Tallapoosa River Fishery
    (Alabama, USA). Masters Thesis, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
  • Sullivan, S. 2015. Innovative Approaches to Manage and Reduce Wild Hog Damage to Agricultural Systems and Domestic Livestock Operations in South Carolina. MS Thesis, Clemson University
  • Herbert, J. 2015. The abundance and distribution of mallards in the lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley of Arkansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas. Fayetteville.
  • Sebright, C. E. 2015. Spring migration ecology of American woodcock (Scolpax minor) in the Central Management Region of the United States. M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas. Fayetteville. Download
  • Lynch, D.T. 2015. Hydrology-Biology response relationships in the Ozark Highlands. University of Arkansas PhD dissertation.
  • Churchwell, Roy T. 2015. Stopover ecology of semipalmated sandpipers (Calidris pusilla) at coastal deltas of the Beaufort Sea, Alaska. PhD Dissertation, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 149 pp.
  • Lueckenhoff, L. 2015. Development of standardized visual sampling methods for assessing community metrics of unionoid mussel species and tribal groups in Missouri. M.S. thesis submitted to the University of Missouri School of Natural Resources. Columbia, MO.
  • Forman, N.S. 2015. River otter population monitoring in Northeastern Pennsylvania using non-invasive genetic sampling and spatial capture-recapture models. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 77 pp. Download
  • Underwood, Zachary. The movements and population structure of burbot (Lota lota) in the Wind River, Wyoming. M.S. Department of Zoology and Physiology, December 2015.
  • Rine, K. 2015. Trophic pathways supporting juvenile Chinook and Coho salmon in the glacial Susitna River, Alaska: Patterns of Freshwater, Terrestrial, and Marine Resource Use Across a Seasonally Dynamic Habitat Mosaic. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 82 pp.
  • Gilham, A. T. 2015. Relationship between intensity of livestock grazing and trout biomass in headwaters of East Front Rocky Mountain streams, Montana. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Vatland, Shane J. 2015. Effects of stream temperature and climate change on fluvial Arctic grayling and non-native salmonids in the upper Big Hole River, Montana. Ph.D. Dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Mattson, K.M. 2015. Modeling ecological risks at a landscape scale: threat assessment in the upper
    Tennessee River basin. Doctoral Dissertation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Alvarez, G. 2015. CFT Legumin™ (5% Rotenone) Effects on Tadpole Survival and Metamorphosis of Chiricahua Leopard Frog (Lithobates chiricahuensis), Northern Leopard Frog (Lithobates pipiens), and American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus). Masters of Science Degree. New Mexico State University.
  • Deslauriers, D. 2015. Development and application of a spatially-explicit foraging model of estimating growth potential of age-0 pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River. Ph.D. dissertation. South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD.
  • Lutz, C. L. 2015. Dispersal behavior in female white-tailed deer. M.S. Thesis. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. Download
  • Lewandoski, S. A. 2015. Exploitation of burbot Lota Lota in the Wind River drainage, Wyoming. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Parks, M. A. 2015. Shorebird numbers, distribution and wetland connectivity among coastal wetlands in southwestern Puerto Rico.
  • Robinson, S. 2015. Landscape ecology, survival, and space use of lesser prairie-chickens. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan, USA.
  • Larson, WA. 2015. Using genetic tools to inform management and study local adaptation in Pacific salmon. PhD dissertation. University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences. Download
  • Hart, N. 2015Resilience Thinking and Structured Decision Making in Social-Ecological Systems. PhD Dissertation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Schoen, E. R. 2015. Linking individual-level foraging interactions of piscivores to food-web
    dynamics in pelagic systems. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Washington. 229 pages. Download
  • Sorel, M. H. 2015. Food–web implications of reintroducing anadromous salmonids in reservoirs
    on the North Fork Lewis River, Washington. MS Thesis, University of Washington. 123 pages. Download
  • Svancara, C. M. 2015. Human dimensions of endangered species conservation: Southwestern ranchers’ concerns about jaguar (Panthera onca) critical habitat designation and interest in conservation incentives. MS. Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

  • Kindschuh, S.R. 2015. Efficacy of GPS cluster analysis for predicting black bear carnivory sites. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces. 73 pp.
  • Cross, Megan. Applying Theory To Management: Assessing the Practicality of Leopold's Land Ethic and the Risk Information and Processing (RISP) Model for Wildlife Management. MS Thesis submitted to University of Minnesota.
  • Acre, M.R. 2015. Can a river-reservoir interface serve as nursery habitat for riverine fishes? M.S. thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. 51 pp. Download
  • Gerber, B., 2015. Sandhill Crane Population Monitoring, Modeling, and Harvest Decision Making. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA.
  • Gerber, Kayla. 2015. Tracking blue catfish: quantifying system-wide distribution of a mobile fish predator throughout a large heterogeneous reservoir. M.S. Thesis, Kansas State University. Manhattan, KS.
  • Peterson, Zachary. 2015. Quantifying patterns and select correlates of the spatially and temporally explicit distribution of a fish predator (blue catfish, Ictalurus furcatus) throughout a large reservoir ecosystem. M.S. Thesis, Kansas State University. Manhattan, KS.
  • Merritt, E. 2015, Evaluating Methods for Estimating Delaware Bay Limulus polyphemus Abundance. Auburn University, School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, August 2015
  • Craig, H. R. 2015. Breeding ecology of Smith's Longspurs (Calcarius pictus) in the Brooks Range, Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska. 77 pp.
  • Girard, Carlin. The effects of oil and natural gas development on water quality, aquatic habitat, and native fish in streams along the Wyoming Range. M.S. Department of Zoology and Physiology, August 2015.
  • Aldinger, Joni L. 2015. Diel periodicity and chronology of upstream migration of yellow-phase American Eels (Anguilla rostrata). M.S. thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Hilling, Corbin D. 2015. Evaluation of age, growth, and diet of Channel Catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) in Cheat Lake, West Virginia. M.S. thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Roberts, C. 2015. Seasonal and diel elk habitat selection in the Jemez Mountains of New Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Department of Natural Resources Management, Texas Tech University, Lubbock. 133 pp.
  • Natalie Scheibel. 2015. Age, growth, and trophic interactions of Lake Trout and Northern Pike in Pactola Reservoir: implications for Lake Trout management. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 101 pp.
  • Mitchell, G. E. 2015. Food habits of Blue Catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) introduced into Lake Oconee, Georgia. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Roop, H. J. 2015. Angling activity, use patterns, and anglers' evaluations of fishery quality and management at the Marben Public Fishing Area. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Dolman, Richard W. 2015. Small mammal communities and functional connectivity in the Lower Rio Grande Valley: a landscape perspective. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 67 pp.
  • Rizza, S. F. 2015. Asymmetric Introgression Between Coastal Cutthroat Trout and Steelhead: Variable Introgression by Linkage Group. 72 pp. Download
  • McCoy, A.K. 2015. An Assessment of the Impact of Non-Native Lake Trout Salvelinus namaycush and Mysis diluviana on the Growth and Survival of Pelagic Planktivores in Lake Tahoe. MS Thesis. University of Washington. Download
  • Laura Heironimus. 2015. Development and application of a larval Pallid Sturgeon bioenergetics model. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 71 pp.
  • Groot, K. A. 2015. Historic survival rates and cause-specific mortality for Columbian Black-tailed deer in Southwest Oregon. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, 93pp.
  • Foley, C.C. 2015. Wading bird food availability in rice fields and crawfish ponds of the Chenier Plain of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas. M.S. Thesis. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Puchala, E.A. 2015. The status of Stonecats (Noturus flavus) in the LaPlatte and Missisquoi rivers, Vermont. M.S. Thesis. University of Vermont, Burlington.
  • Strohm, Deanna. 2015. Matching watershed and otolith microchemistry to establish natal origins of an endangered desert lake sucker. MS Thesis. Ecology. Utah State University.
  • Swindall, J.E. 2015. Factors Influencing Sea Turtle Conservation in Northwest Florida : Landowner Knowledge, Values, and Behaviors. MS Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Ashwin Naidu. PhD Dissertation. Where mountain lions traverse: insights from landscape genetics in southwestern United States and northwestern Mexico. University of Arizona
  • Matt Goode. PhD Dissertation. Conservation genetics of the tiger rattlesnake (Crotalus tigris) in the context of long-term ecological data. University of Arizona.
  • Faison, E. F. 2015. Complex effects of ungulate browsers on tree recruitment and herbaceous layers in northeastern temperature forests. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Vreeland, W. C. 2015. Dispersal timing, distances, and rates of Pennsylvania black bear. Thesis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Download
  • Katz, J. E. 2015. monitoR: Automation tools for landscape-scale acoustic monitoring. PhD Dissertation. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. Download
  • Gillespie, C. 2015. Shorebird migratory stopover responses to local and regional change: Habitat decisions in a vanishing landscape. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Messinger, L. 2015. Habitat and site selection of pheasants and their hunters during the hunting season. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Simonsen, V. 2015. Examinging the influence of landscape context on nest survival. B.S. Honors Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Jansch, C. R. 2015. Informing wild population monitoring through the use of mixed models. Masters Thesis, University of Georgia.
  • Starks, T.A. 2015. Larval fish ecology in restored habitats in the lower Missouri River. Master's Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. Download
  • LaManna, J. A. 2015. Predation risk and vegetation effects on avidan diversity, species turnover, reproduction and fitness. PhD degree, University of Montana. 182 pages
  • Farrell, P. The use of a small scale study and regional data sources to understand grassland bird habitat relationships, Auburn University School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences, Auburn, AL, May 2015
  • Barenberg. A. 2015. The Use of Elevated pH to Reduce the Risk of Release of Select Invasive Mollusk Species from Vessel Ballast and Bilge Water. Masters Thesis, College of Natural Resources. University of Idaho. Moscow. ID
  • Braker, E. 2015. Engagement of community members with agencies to control invasive Asian clams at Lake Pend Oreille, ID
  • Jake Faulkner, M.S., 2015. Thesis: Multi-scale Resource Selection of Ninagua Darters in the Osage River basin, Missouri
  • Joe Gerken, Ph.D, 2015. Dissertation: Fish and Invertebrate Community Response to Flow Magnitude in the Kansas River
  • Haak, D. M. 2015. Bioenergetics and habitat suitability models for the Chinese mystery snail (Bellamya chinensis). Ph.D. dissertation. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Download
  • Stewart, N. T. 2015. Ecology and management of superabundant fish populations. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Download
  • Dobos, M. E. 2015. Movement, distribution, and resource use of westslope cutthroat trout in the South Fork Clearwater River basin. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Klein, Z. B. 2015. Population ecology and the suppression of burbot in the Green River, Wyoming. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Ng, E. L. 2015. Population dynamics and trophic ecology of nonnative lake trout in Priest Lake, Idaho. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Smith, C. 2015. Thermal alteration downstream of impoundments. B.S. Honor's Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Yarra, A.N. 2015. Impacts of thermal and flow alteration on benthic stream macroinvertebrates downstream of water supply reservoirs in Massachusetts. B.S. Honor's Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Bradley A. Strickland. 2015. Spatial ecology and population estimation of the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) in inland systems of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, 79 pp. Download
  • Evans, T.S. 2014. Chronic wasting disease in the Central Appalachian region of the United States. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 81 pp.
  • McFarland, J. 2015. Trophic pathways supporting Arctic Grayling in a small stream on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 56 pp.
  • Ritter, T. D. 2015. Connectivity in a montane river basin: salmonid use of a major tributary in the Smith River system. MS thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Syslo, J. M. 2015. Dynamics of Yellowstone cutthroat trout and lake trout in the Yellowstone Lake Ecosystem: a case study for the ecology and management of non-native fishes. Doctoral dissertation. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Kennedy, K.D.M. 2015. Quantitative methods for integrating instream biological monitoring data into aquatic natural resource management decision making. Doctoral Dissertation, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • Fencl, Jane. 2015. How big of an effect do small dams have?: using ecology and geomorphology to quantify impacts of low-head dams on fish biodiversity. M.S., Kansas State University.
  • Jennings, S. 2015. Provisioning, growth and survival of Adelie penguin chicks at Cape Crozier, Ross Island, Antarctica. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 116pp.
  • Kearns, B. 2015. Risk assessment of lead exposure by mottled ducks on the upper Texas Gulf Coast. Ph.D Dissertation, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
  • Rose, E.T. 2015. Using Remotely Sensed Indices of Fire Severity and Vegetation Structure to Identify Patterns of Avian Occurrence Following Changes in Fire Management Policy within Great SmokyMountains National Park. MS. Thesis, NC State University.
  • Faulk, E.A. 2015. Patterns in distributions of stream fishes in the Eastern Rivers and Mountains Network: A multi-species occupancy approach. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
  • Fraser, G.S. 2015. Movement patterns, reproduction, and potential impacts of climate change on three native fishes in the upper White River drainage, CO. Download
  • Taylor Edwards. PhD Dissertation. A biogeographic perspecitve of speciation among desert tortoises in the genus Gopherus. University of Arizona
  • Wattles, David W. 2015. The effect of thermoregulation and roads on the movements and habitat selection of moose in Massachusetts. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA.
  • Plumb, R. Lesser prairie-chicken movement, space use, survival, and response to anthropogenic structures in Kansas and Colorado. Kansas State University, Manhattan.
  • Uthe, P. R. 2015, Life history characteristics and the effects of climate on growth of Yellowstone cutthroat trout in headwater basins. MS thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Rinehart, K. 2015. Analytical and decision tools for wildlife population and habitat management. PhD Dissertation. University of Vermont, Burlington, VT. Download
  • Salvesen, K.E. 2015. Lake Trout restoration in the Great Lakes: From hatchery to natural reproduction. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
  • Scholten, G.M. 2014. EVALUATING THE SPAWNING HABITAT AND CUMULATIVE EFFECT OF CATCH AND RELEASE FISHING MORTALITY OF SAUGER IN OLD HICKORY LAKE, TENNESSEE. MS THESIS, TENNESSE TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY, COOKEVILLE. Download
  • Linner, K. 2014. Assessing the influence of wind turbines and land-use on mortality risk of avian species on the Llano Estacado with emphasis on birds of prey. Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX.
  • Ruggirello, Jack E. 2014. Spawning Ecology and Captive Husbandry of Endangered Moapa Dace. MS. Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Musselman, W. C. 2014. The importance of mantaining shallow-water habitats for the movement and survival of stream fishes. M.S. thesis, Oklahoma State Univeristy, Stillwater.
  • Henderson, K.J 2014. Evaluating the value of the interest for the collection of scientific data (use, harvest, and attitudes) from anglers. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. Download
  • Chen Q. 2014. Reproductive behavior and mating system of Spotted Seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus. MS thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Lautenbach, J. Lesser prairie-chicken reproductive success, habitat selection, and response to trees. M.S. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
  • Belnap, M.J. 2014. Stock characteristics of lake whitefish in Lake Michigan. M.S. Thesis. Univeristy of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 104 p.
  • Schnell, K.E. 2014. Predicted effects of angler harvest on largemouth bass populations in northern Wisconsin Lakes. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point 58 p. Download
  • Poli, C. 2014. Spatial Ecology of Pelecaniformes. MS Thesis Clemson University
  • Cartabiano, E.C. 2014. Excessive sedimentation in reservoirs: effects on fish communities and feeding efficiency. Master's thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Tanner, C.D. 2014. The effects of water quantity on fish assemblage composition in the upper Cimarron River. Master's thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Doug Leasure, Ph.D. Applications of a new Geodata Crawler for landscape ecology: From mapping natural stream hydrology to monitoring endangered beetles. University of Arkansas.
  • Nick Sievert, M.S., 2014. Thesis: As Assessment of Stream Fish Vulnerability and an Evaluation of Conservation Networks in Missouri
  • Haynes, T. December, 2014. Biotic and abiotic influences on the use of Arctic lakes by fish and loons. PhD Dissertation, University of Alaska Fairbanks, AK.
  • Houghton, Juliana. 2015. Do whales hear what we see at the surface? The relationship between vessel traffic and noise levels received by killer whales. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Eyler, Sheila M. 2014. Timing and survival of American Eels migrating past hydroelectric dams on the Shenandoah River. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Stich, D.S. 2014. Phenology and effects of dams on the success of Atlantic salmon migrations in the Penobscot River, Maine. Ph.D. dissertation, Wildlife Ecology, University of Maine, Orono, 257 pp. Download
  • Fronczak, David. 2014. Distribution, migration chronology, and survival rates of Eastern Population sandhill cranes. PhD dissertations, University of Minnesota.
  • Mogollón, B. 2014. Relations between landscape structure and a catchment’s capacity to regulate river flooding. Master’s Thesis, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Megan Thul. 2014. Influence of food web structure and environmental conditions on Walleye stocking success in South Dakota impoundments. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 144 pp.
  • Fredenberg, C. R. 2014. Efficacy of suppressing non-native lake trout in an isolated backcountry lake in Glacier National Park. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Spencer, D.A. 2015. A historical record of land cover change of the lesser prairie-chicken range in Kansas. M.S. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan.
  • Reinhold, A. M. 2014. Responses of fish assemblages to bank stabilization in a large river. PhD dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman. 171 pages.
  • Heredia, Nicholas. 2014. Food web ecology and energetics of Lahontan cutthroat trout in Pyramid Lake, Nevada: Return of the King? MS Thesis. Ecology. Utah State University.
  • Huguenin, M. A. 2014. Trends in human-wildlife interactions as related to land use and human density in Massachusetts. Thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • LeFlore, E. 2014. Assessing wild canid distribution using camera traps in the Pioneer Valley of western Massachusetts. Thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Barber, Grace. 2014. Ant Assemblages in Three New York Pine Barrens and the Impacts of Hiking Trails. MS Thesis. University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Smith, N. R. 2014. History, Nesting Population, Migration, Home Range and Habitats Used by Louisiana Bald Eagles. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. 122pp.
  • Peterson, S.M. 2014. Landscape productivity and the ecology of brood division in golden-winged warblers in the western Great Lakes region. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota. 174pp. Download
  • Spaulding, J.S. 2014. Behavioral thermoregulation of fishes in relation to heated effluent from a power plant on the Cumberland River, Tennessee. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. Download
  • Garrison, K.R. 2014. Influence of livestock grazing on desert bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis mexicana) forage resources and foraging behavior. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces. 83 pp.
  • R.C. Karsch. 2014. Desert bighorn sheep adult female and lamb survival, cause-specific mortality, and parturient female habitat selection in the Peloncillo Mountains, New Mexico, USA. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. 121 pp.
  • Lundblad, C.G. 2014. Altitudinal migration in birds: tests of four mechanistic hypotheses in Yellow-eyed Juncos (Junco phaeonotus). M.S. Thesis, School of Natural Resources & the Environment, University of Arizona. Aug 2014.
  • Cummings, J. W. 2014. Decision support for natural resource management. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT Download
  • Stetter, A. Nest-site selection, duckling survival, and blood parasite prevalence of lesser scaup nesting on Red Rocks Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, Montana. M.S. Thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.
  • Kelling, C.J. August 2014. Largemouth bass in Wisconsin: dietary interactions with walleyes and factors regulating first-year growth and diet. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 59 p.
  • Hamilton, S. G. 2014. Effect of hydrologic, geomorphic, and vegetative conditions on avian communities in the middle Rio Grande of New Mexico. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
  • Reeves, R. A. 2014. Comparison of amphibian habitat suitability in wetlands in the Des Moines Lobe of Iowa. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Heim, K.C. 2014. Seasonal movements of Arctic grayling in a small stream on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 82 pp.
  • Neuswanger, J. 2014. New 3-D video methods reveal novel territorial drift-feeding behaviors that help explain environmental correlates of Chena River chinook salmon productivity. PhD dissertation, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 181 pp.
  • Pittman, H. T. 2014. Effects of Large Scale Growing Season Prescribed Burns on Movement, Habitat Use, Productivity, and Survival of Female Wild Turkey on the White Rock Ecosystem Restoration Project of the Ozark-St. Francis National Forest. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Download
  • Miller, Shea. 2014. Is Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis reproducible for small fast growing fish? LSU MS Thesis, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Benson, S. 2014. Ceratomyxa Shasta: Timing of Myxospore release from juvenile Chinook Salmon. 68 pp. Download
  • Horton, Cheryl A. 2014. Top-down influences of Bald Eagles on Common Murre populations in Oregon. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR 124pp.
  • Pandolfo, T.J. 2014. Biotic and abiotic influences on common and imperiled freshwater mussels at multiple spatial and temporal scales with inferences to global change. Doctoral Dissertation, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Miyazono, S. 2014. Fish metacommunity dynamics and threatened species ecology in a desert river system. A dissertation in Fisheries Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA
  • Cushing, D.A. 2014. Patterns of Distribution, Abundance, and Change over Time in the Marine Bird Community of Prince William Sound, Alaska, 1989-2012. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 128 pp.
  • Marcella, T.K. 2014. Cruise Ship Disturbance to Kittlitz’s Murrelets (Brachyramphus brevirostris) in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve, Alaska. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 134 pp.
  • French, W. E. Winter ecology of Brown Trout in southeastern Minnesota streams. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA. 110pp.
  • DeWeber, J.T. Potential climate and land use change effects on brook trout in the eastern United States. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
  • Chaudoin, A. L. 2014. Video and visual surveys of spawning in Devils Hole pupfish Cyprinodon diabolis. MS. Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Clark Barkalow, S. L. 2014. Effects of suspended sediment exposure on Yaqui chub Gila purpurea. MS. Thesis, University of Arizona
  • Petre, S. J. 2014. Habitat suitability criteria for Apache trout Oncorhynchus gilae apache and virile crayfish Orconectes virilis. MS. Thesis, University of Arizona,
  • Dyer, J. J. 2014. The impact of flow alterations to crayfishes in southeastern Oklahoma, with an emphasis on the mena crayfish (Orconectes mena). MS Thesis, Oklahoma State University, May.
  • Dean, Andy. 2014. An evaluation of the relative performance of diploid versus triploid brook trout with consideration of the influence of lake characteristics. MS Thesis. Ecology. Utah State University.
  • Garcia, M. G. 2014. Why is the Burrowing Owl Breeding Range Contracting? M.S. Thesis, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Michelle Crabb. Masters Thesis. Genetic sampling method to estimate black bear abundance in southeast Arizona. University of Arizona
  • Robert Fitak. PhD Dissertation. Conservation genomics of the endangered Mexican wolf and de novo SNP marker development in pumas using next-generation sequencing. University of Arizona
  • Laskowski, J. 2014. Fear Effects on Pheasant Reproductive Ecology and a Curriculum to Teach Wildlife Habitat Selections. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Download
  • C. P. Nadeau. Managing species of conservation need in the face of climate change: A landscape and trait-based approach. Download
  • C. Sun. Estimating black bear population density in the southern black bear range of New York with a non-invasive, genetic, spatial capture-recapture study. Download
  • Galloway, B. 2014. Feasibility assessment for translocation of imperiled bull trout populations in Glacier National Park, Montana. Master's thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • McDowell, S. Sources and uptake of environmental lead by mottled ducks on the upper Texas Gulf Coast. M.S. Thesis, Stephen F. Austin State University.
  • Moon, J. Habitat use and movements of mottled ducks on the upper Texas Coast. Ph.D. Dissertation Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Ross, B.E. (2014). Assessing changes in waterfowl population and community dynamics. PhD Dissertation. Utah State University. Logan, UT.
  • Zinsser, E. 2014. Nest success and habitat choice of Wilson's Plover. MS Thesis Clemson University
  • Reddin, C. J. 2014. Small mammal community associations and habitat use at Pea Ridge National Military Park, Benton County, Arkansas. M.S. thesis, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Download
  • Ronke, M. E. 2014. Survival, abundance, and geographic distribution of temperate-nesting Canada geese (Branta canadensis) in Arkansas. M.S. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. Download
  • Rybovich, M.M. 2014. Effects of low salinity and high temperature on oyster survival, growth. MS Thesis. LSU, Baton Rouge, LA
  • Chapin, Shannon J. 2014. the application of spatial modeling tools to predict native bee abundance in Maine's lowbush blueberries. M.S. thesis, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, 55pp. Download
  • Snow, R.A. 2014. Life history of juvenile Alligator gar (Atractosteus spatula) in Oklahoma. Masters thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 47 pgs.
  • Crandall, R. 2014. Identifying environmental factors influencing Golden Eagle presence and reproductive success. M.S. degree, University of Montana.
  • Keck, K. 2014. Assessing the Response of Small Mammal Functional Guilds to a Simulated Pathogen Attack in a Deciduous Forest Ecosystem. Download
  • Funkhouser, C. 2014. Captive propagation techniques for an endangered species of freshwater snail from a West Texas spring. A Thesis in Wildlife, Aquatic, and Wildlands Science and Management, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA.
  • Kowalewski, L. K. 2014. Accuracy or precision: implications of sample design and methodology on abundance estimation. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Download
  • 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. Download
  • Watkins, C. J. 2014. Fish assemblage and ppoulation responses to habitat restoration of side channels in the Kootenai River. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Foley, K. May 2014. Longitudinal distribution patterns and habitat associations of juvenile coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch in tributaries of the Little Susitna River, Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK.
  • Naing, Hla. 2014. Assessing Habitat Occupancy of Tiger Prey in the Hukaung Valley of Northern Myanmar. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Nolker, A.J. 2014. Changes in Northern Mockingbird Mimus polyglottos Vocalizations in Central North Carolina Between 1981 and 2013. MS Thesis, NC State Univeristy
  • James S. Feaga. 2014. Winter waterbird use and food resources in aquaculture lands of Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University, 73 pp.
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  • Lueck, A. 2013. River and streams conditions of Minnesota, and their impact on aquatic biological communities. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA. 46pp.
  • Hall, L. Spatial analysis for sea turtle conservation on the Georgia coast. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
  • Davis, R.D. May 2014. Impacts of non-renewable resource extraction on shrubland songbird nest success and abundance. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown. 164 pp.
  • Satterfield, L. C. 2014. Use of baited camera traps to sample carnivore communities in eastern Botswana. M.S. thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Saenz, J. 2014. Patch dynamics of desert fishes in the arid wetlands of western Utah, MS Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis.
  • Cheney, K.N. 2014. Spatial and temporal variation in stream insect emergence from headwater streams in New England. B.S. Honor's Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Pusparini, Wulan. 2014. Ecology and Conservation of Endangered Species in Sumatra: Smaller Cats and the Sumatran Rhinoceros as Case Studies. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Tornabene, Brian J. 2014. Movements, habitats, and nesting ecology of spiny softshells in the Missouri River: the influence of natural and anthropogenic factors. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. 215 pages.
  • Chase, N. 2014. Causative factors limiting Pecos bluntnose shiner (Notropis simus pecosensis) in the Pecos River, New Mexico. Masters of Science, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, New Mexico. Download
  • Munyaho, A.T. 2014. Anthropogenic and environmental impacts on the abundance and distribution of commercial fish stocks in Lake Victoria, East Africa. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. 159 pp.
  • Orning, Elizabeth Kari. Effect of Predator Removal on Greater Sage-Grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) Ecology in the Bighorn Basin Conservation Area of Wyoming. (2014). Utah State University, Logan, UT, USA. Download
  • Winters, Lisa. 2014. An evaluation of the food web dynamics and predator prey interactions in Scofield Reservoir. MS Thesis. Ecology. Utah State University.
  • Overstreet, M.W. 2014. Body condition and survival of desert bighorn sheep in relation to habitat and precipitation on the Kofa National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University. 69 pp.
  • Clark, D. E. 2014. Roosting, site fidelity, and food sources of urban gulls in Massachusetts: implications for protecting public water supplies. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.
  • Hansen, A.G. 2014. Persisting in the pelagic: environmental, behavioral, and morphological controls on predator-prey interactions. Doctoral dissertation. University of Washington. Seattle. 165 pages. Download
  • Kemp, I.M. 2014. Spatial-temporal patterns in distribution and feeding of juvenile salmon and herring in Puget Sound, WA. MS Thesis. University of Washington. Seattle. 123 pages. Download
  • Ely Jennett. MS Thesis. Genetic characterization of the invasive Quagga mussel (Dreissena bugensis) in Southwestern US lakes. University of Arizona
  • Williams, Justin B. 2013. Predicting Invasion Risk of Non-native Plants Using a Modified I-Rank Assessment. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Dillon, K. 2013. Ecological Causes of Elevational Gradients in Avian Clutch Size. M.S. Thesis, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Groeschel, J. 2013. Evaluations of growth and habitat use by Guadalupe bass at a riverscape scale in the South Llano River, Texas. M.S. thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. 75 p. Download
  • Riecke, T. Effects of environmental lead exposure on nongame birds using coastal marsh of the upper Texas Gulf Coast. M.S. Thesis, Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Sullins, D. Habitat use and origins of American woodcock wintering in east Texas. M.S. Thesis Stephen F. Austin State University
  • Pruitt, W.A. 2013. Use of Hierarchical occupancy models to estimate the seasonal distribution and habitat use of stocked Robust Redhorse (Moxostoma robustum) in the upper reaches of the Ocmulgee River, Georgia. Master of Science Thesis, University of Georgia
  • Nealis, A. 2013. Characteristics of two self-sustaining populations of paddlefish in northeast Oklahoma. Master's thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Stewart, D.R. 2013. Factors related to stocking success of 178-mm channel catfish in medium size Oklahoma reservoirs. Doctoral dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Kaczka, L. 2013. Enhancing our understanding of age-0 crappies in northwest Mississippi flood control reservoirs: A study on distribution and size. Master's thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Borg, N. 2013. Connectivity and Spatial Organization of Rocky Mountain Bighorn Sheep in Idaho. M.S. Thesis, University of Montana.
  • Penney, Z. L. 2013. Physiological and energetic constraints of iteroparity in steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). PhD Dissertation. College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho. Download
  • Israël, N.M.D., 2013. Surface water quality in the Pecos River basin: associations with golden alga presence and unplugged oil/gas well densities. A Thesis in Wildlife, Aquatic, and Wildlands Science and Management, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA.
  • VanLandeghem, M.M., 2013. Environmental factors regulating toxic blooms of golden alga (Prymnesium parvum) and their effects on fisheries resources. A dissertation in Fisheries Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, USA.
  • DeBoer, J. A. 2013. Walleye and white bass recruitment in southwest Nebraska irrigation reservoirs. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Download
  • Kill, R. A. 2013. A population model for walleye in Nebraska irrigation reservoirs. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Download
  • Martin, D. R. 2013. Spatial and temporal participation in recreational fishing. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Download
  • Wild, T. C. 2013. Habitat associations, distribution, and abundance of Smith's Longspur (Calcarius pictus), and uncommon species of concern in the Brooks Range, Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
  • Smith, C. D. 2013. Assessment of sampling techniques and fish assemblage structure in large western river systems. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Walrath, J. D. 2013. Population dynamics and trophic ecology of northern pike and smallmouth bass in Coeu d'Alene Lake: implicatonis for the conservation of westslope cutthroat trout. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Whitlock, S. L. 2013. Kokanee spawning ecology and recruitment responses to water level management in Lake Pend Oreille. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Collar, S. 2013. Site fidelity and colony dynamics of Caspian terns nesting at East Sand Island, Columbia River estuary, Oregon, USA. M.S. in Wildlife Science, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 125 pp.
  • Blaud, Brianna M. 2013. Spatial and temporal patterns of fertilization in black abalone (Haliotis cracherodii Leach, 1814): Analysis of surrogate gamete spawning experiments with application towards populations on San Nicolas Island, California. Masters Thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Smith, L. Seasonal movement patterns and habitat use of brook trout Salvelinus fontinalis and brown trout Salmo trutta in North Central Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
  • Tapp, J.L. 2013. Waterbird use and food availability on wetlands enrolled in the Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative. M.S. thesis, University of Missouri-Columbia.
  • Adams, C. A. 2013. Survival and movement of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Shasta River, California. 79 pp. Download
  • Fetherman, E.R. 2013. Introduction and management of Myxobolus cerebralis-resistant rainbow trout in Colorado. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO Download
  • Ratten, Silas Kane. "Behavior, Ecology, and Restoration of Lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) and Arctic Charr (Salvelinus alpinus) in Maine Lakes." (2013). Download
  • Kopp, Darin. 2013. Mapping Spatial Concordance of Game and Nongame Wildlife in New Mexico and North Carolina. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces
  • McPeek, Kathleen C. 2013. Food web impacts of geoduck clam aquaculture practices in Puget Sound, Washington. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Schwindt, A.R. 2013. The population ecology of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) in estrogen contaminated environments. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO. Download
  • Thompson, J.N. 2013. Influence of early life growth and precipitation zone on survival to adulthood in wild Steelhead Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in the Skagit River basin, WA. MS Thesis. University of Washington. Seattle. 91 pages. Download
  • Kalb, B. 2013. A bioenergetic assessment of seasonal habitat selection and behavioral thermoregulation of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in a southwestern headwater stream. Masters of Science, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, New Mexico. Download
  • Silvano, A.L. 2013. Incorporating long-term spatial and temporal effects in a state space model to evaluate land management alternatives for imperiled species conservation in Alabama. Master's Thesis, Auburn University, Alabama
  • Brooke, C.A. 2013. Evaluating biotic integrity and spatio-temporal variation in tributary fish communities. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 45 pages Download
  • Potoka, K. 2013. Occupancy modeling as a tool for evaluating the status and distribution of darters in the Elk River, Tennessee. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 68 pages. Download
  • Warren, L.H. 2013. Spawning and nursery habitat of wild muskellunge and the fate of stocked muskellunge in middle Tennessee rivers. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 58 pages

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  • Borsdorf, P. 2013. Lesser prairie-chicken habitat use across varying land-use practices in west Texas and eastern New Mexico. MS thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX.
  • Jansen, E. W. 2013. Grassland bird distribution and raptor flight patterns in the competitive renewable energy zones of the Texas panhandle. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • Skipper, B. 2013. Urban ecology of Mississippi kites. PhD dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX
  • Fowler, D. N. 2013. Evaluating abiotic influences on soil salinity of inland managed wetlands and agricultural fields in a semi-arid environment. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University.
  • Andrews, C. 2013. Floodplain lake assessment and fish assemblage dynamics in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Goetz, D. 2013. Relationships between fish assemblages and water quality in oxbow lakes of the Yazoo River Basin. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Mower, E. 2013. Tools for water level management in flood control reservoirs. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Wiley, C. L. 2013. Exploitation of channel catfish in flood-control reservoirs. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Download
  • Byers, Carolyn M. 2013. Grassland bird use of warm season grass fields in southwest Wisconsin. M.S. thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Vitale, Kimberly O. 2013. Habitat use and seasonal movement patterns of four-toed salamanders (Hemidactylium scutatum) in Massachusetts. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Gatlin, M.R. 2013. The effects of hydrologic alteration on stream fish community structure in Lee Creek, Oklahoma. Master's thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 96 pages.
  • Triggs, L. 2013. Establishing endocrine and behavioral parameters of reproduction of Pacific walrus (Odobenus rosmarus divergens). Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Kepler, M. V. 2013. Comparative bioenergetics of two lake trout morphotypes. M.S. Thesis. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
  • Begley, Danielle. "Long-term Effects of Deer Browsing on Northern Wisconsin Forest Plant Communities." Electronic Thesis or Dissertation. Wright State University, 2013. OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center. 04 Sep 2013.
  • Hellman, M. 2013. Amphibian occupancy and functional connectivity of restored wetlands in the Missouri River floodplain. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Price, J. E. 2013. Potential methods to cool streams containing Apache trout in the White Mountains of Arizona and implications for climate change. MS. Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson.
  • Bowerman, Tracy. 2013. A multi-scale investigation of factors limiting bull trout viability. PhD. Ecology. Utah State University.
  • Loomis, David M. 2013. Reproductive success and foraging ecology of the Rusty Blackbird on the Copper River Delta, Alaska. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 86pp.
  • Stolarski, J.T. 2013. Growth and energetic condition of Dolly Varden char in coastal Arctic waters. PhD Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 176 pp. Download
  • Gudmundsdóttir LO. 2013. Intra-stock diversity in egg specific gravity of Atlantic Cod in Icelandic waters. MS thesis. University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland.
  • Mueller, J.S. 2013. Effects of temperature, salinity, and suspended solids on the early life history stages of Arkansas River shiner. M.S. thesis. Texas Tech University. Lubbock, Texas. Download
  • Hanks, E.M. (2013). Statistical models for animal movement and landscape connectivity. PhD Dissertation. Colorado State University. Fort Collins, CO.
  • Haglund, Justin. 2013. Evaluation of a 71-cm minimum length limit and a 1-fish daily bag limit for walleye in Escanaba Lake, Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 120 . Download
  • Honig, Aaron. 2013. Population ecology of the ribbed mussel in southeastern Louisiana marshes. LSU Master's thesis.
  • Spinks, R. L. 2013. Potential effects of climate changes on Ozark big-eared bats and gray bats in Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 51 pp.
  • Drahovzal, S. 2013. Environmental assessment of circumneutral wetlands with shrubby cinquefoil (Dasiphora fruticosa), host plant of the endangered Clayton's copper butterfly (Lycaena dorcas claytoni). M.S. thesis, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, 145 pp. Download
  • Jason Harris, M.S., 2013. Thesis: Habitat selection, movement, and home range of largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) following a habitat enhancement project in Table Rock Lake, Missouri
  • Parks, T. P. 2013. Fish assemblages in Iowa's non-wadeable rivers. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Tauzer, L. M. 2013. Recent changes in plant and avian communities at Creamer's Refuge, Alaska using field and remote sensing observations. MS Thesis, Department of Biology and Wildlife, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. 127 pp. Download
  • Wegener, M.G. 2013. Effect of fishing effort on catchability of largemouth bass. Masters thesis. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS
  • Beck, M. W. Minnesota macrophytes: linking aquatic plants, lake health, and human activities. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA. 215pp.
  • Keville, J. R. 2013. Effects of residential shoreline development on near shore aquatic habitat in Minnesota lakes. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA. 47pp.
  • Lepore, J. 2013. Local and cumulative influences of docks on littoral habitat structure. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA. 48pp.
  • Dinges, A.J. 2013. Participation in the Light Goose Conservation Order and Effects of Behavior and Distribution of Waterfowl in the Rainwater Basin of Nebraska. Thesis, University of Missouri - Columbia Download
  • Ruble, C. 2013. Captive propagation, reproductive biology, and early life history of Crystallaria cincotta (Diamond Darter), Etheostoma wapiti (Boulder Darter), E. vulneratum (Wounded Darter), and E. maculatum (Spotted Darter). MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Taylor, N.D. 2013. Assessment of Age, Diet, and Growth of Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) in Cheat Lake, West Virginia. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Malakauskas, D. M. 2013. Ecology of Manayunkia Speciosa. 127 pp. Download
  • Grote 2013. M.S. Migration and spawning behavior of a remnant population of American shad (Alosa sapidissima) prior to dam removal. Download
  • Comparative Morphology and Evolution of Genital Papillae in a Genus of Darters (Percidae: Etheostoma). May 2013. University of Florida Download
  • Klobucar, Stephen. 2013. An experimental and modeling approach to understanding predator-prey dynamics: identifying limitations of predator performance in high desert impoundments. MS Thesis. Ecology. Utah State University.
  • Pitman, J.W. 2013. Microhabitat selection and mortality site characteristics of elk (Cervus canadensis) calves and adult elk calf-rearing habitat selection in areas of differing predation influences in southern and northern New Mexico. M.S. Thesis. Department of Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology, New Mexico State University . 160 pp
  • Mazack, J. E. 2013. Emergence, survival, and longevity of adult Diamesa mendotae Muttkowski (Diptera: Chironomidae) in groundwater-fed streams. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA. 50pp.
  • Borneman, T.E. 2013. Effects of Human Activity on American Oystercatchers (Haematopus palliatus) Breeding at Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina. MS Thesis, Dept. Biology, NC State University
  • Goar, T. P. 2013. Effects of hydrologic variation and water temperatures on early growth and survival of selected age-0 fishes in the Tallapoosa River, Alabama. Doctoral Dissertation, Auburn University, Alabama
  • Smith, W.E. 2013. Reproductive ecology of Caribbean amphidromous fishes. Doctoral Dissertation. North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Kennedy, Cristina. 2013. Habitat heterogeneity concentrates predators in the seascape: linking intermediate-scale estuarine habitat to striped bass distribution. M. S. Thesis. University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
  • Nemec, K. 2012. The relationship between diversity, seeding density and ecological functions in tallgrass prairie restorations. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Petersen, M.J. 2012. Hooking Mortality and Assessment of Hybrid Striped Bass Fisheries in Tennessee. MS Thesis, Tennessee Techological University, Cookeville. 63 pages.
  • Avery, M. M. 2012. Seasonal effects of forage quantity, quality and dietary composition of pronghorn in semi-arid environment. Master of Science. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico. Download
  • Heyward, Joslin E., An assessment of Spatiotemporal Refugia for Wildlife during a Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemic, M.S., Department of Zoology and Physiology, December 2012 Download
  • Buderman, F. E. 2012. A joint Kaplan-Meier known-fate and Brownie tag-recovery model to estimate harvest and survival rates. M.S. Thesis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania. Download
  • Hill, J. M. 2012. Population ecology of grassland sparrows on reclaimed surface mine grasslands in Pennsylvania. Dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Download
  • Colombano, P. 2012. Response of coastal stream habitat and juvenile steelhead to the Honeydew Fire in Humboldt County, California. 121 pp. Download
  • Metheny, M. 2012. Use of Dual Frequency Identification Sonar to estimate salmonid escapement to Redwood Creek, Humboldt County, California. 97 pp. Download
  • Jorgensen, C.F. 2012. Assessing Local and Landscape Constraints on Habitat Management for Grassland and Upland Birds.M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Stutzman, R.J. 2012. STOPOVER DECISIONS OF MIGRATORY SHOREBIRDS: AN ASSESSMENT OF HABITAT USE, FOOD AVAILABILITY, BEHAVIOR AND PHENOLOGY. M.S. Thesis. University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Raabe, J.K. 2012. Factors Influencing Distribution and Survival of Migratory Fishes Following Multiple Low-Head Dam Removals on a North Carolina River. PhD Dissertation, North Carolina State University.
  • Trushel, B. E. 2012. Influence of multi-scale factors on sportfish structural indices in samll- to medium-sized impoundment in Georgia, USA: implications for successful fisheries management. M.S. Thesis submitted to University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  • Joshi, S. 2012. Evaluation of growth rates and establishment patterns of waterelm (Planera aquatica) and baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) in response to hydrologic and climatic conditions at Catahula Lake, Louisiana. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
  • Guyette, Margaret Q. 2012. Responses of Atlantic salmon stream communities to marine-derived nutrients. Ph.D. dissertation, Wildlife Ecology, University of Maine, Ornon, 195pp.
  • Matt Nolen, M.S. Habitat modeling of three endemic crayfish species in the Black River drainage of Missouri and Arkansas: Factors affecting distribution and abundance. University of Arkansas.
  • Braham, Ryan P. 2012. An Evaluation of the Occurrence of Micronuclei and other Nuclear Abnormalities in Fishes from the Great Lakes Basin, United States. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, December 2012
  • Krogman, R.M. 2012. Classification and assessment of large U.S. reservoirs based on fish habitat impairment. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Jones, B. 2013. Migratory and physiological characteristics of steelhead kelts from the Clearwater River, Idaho, and Lower Granite Dam, Washington. Masters Thesis. College of Natural Resources. University of Idaho. Moscow
  • Plumb, J. 2012. Evaluation of models and the factors affecting the migration and growth of naturally-produced subyearling fall chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in the Lower Snake River. PhD Disseration. College of Natural Resources. University of Idaho. Moscow
  • Sharma, P. 2012. Role of thyroid hormones in the development of gonadal sex, external morphology and intestinal system of zebrafish (Danio rerio). A Dissertation in Biology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Suski, J. 2012. Gastropods in a changing and stressful environment: Impacts on life history and interspecies interactions. A Dissertation in Biology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Spirk, P. J. 2012. Effects of length limits on sexually size dimorphic fishes. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska—Lincoln. Download
  • Fischer, J. R. 2012. Characterizing lentic fish assemblages and community-environmental relationships: an evaluation of natural lakes and reservoirs in Iowa, USA. Doctoral dissertation. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • McCormick, J. L. 2012. Assessment of angler survey methods for managing Idaho's anadromous fisheries. Master's thesis. University of Idaho, Moscow.
  • Parks, T. P. 2012. Fish assemblages in Iowa's nonwadeable rivers: historic changes in assemblage structure and relationships with natural and anthropogenic environmental characteristics. Master's thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Lawonn, M.J. 2012. Breeding Ecology and Nest Site Selection of Kittlitz’s Murrelets on Kodiak Island, Alaska. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 153 pp.
  • Patterson, A. 2012. Breeding and Foraging Ecology of Caspian Terns Nesting on Artificial Islands in the Upper Klamath Basin, California. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 147 pp.
  • Gutsch, M. December 2012. Identification and characterization of juvenile coho salmon overwintering habitats and early spring outmigration in the Anchor River watershed, Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK.
  • Hoem Neher, T. December 2012. The influence of estuarine and early marine habitats on the expression of life history characteristics of coho salmon smolts in southcentral Alaska. PhD Dissertation, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK. A.E. Rosenberger, advisor.
  • Keller, R.A. 2012. Effects of Atmospheric Pollution on High-Elevation Fauna in the Southern Appalachians.
  • Braham, M.A. 2012. Selection of benthic habitat by yellow-phase American eels (Anguilla rostrata). M.S. Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Lawson, Abigail J. 2012. Life History Patterns and Population Dynamics of Breeding Common Goldeneyes in the Northern Boreal Forest. Thesis. University of Nevada, Reno. Reno, NV, USA. 136 pp. Download
  • Irizarry Rosario, J. I. 2012. Patch dynamics and Permeability of Fragmented Habitats in Southwestern Puerto Rico. M.S. Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh. 182 pp.
  • Archambault, J.M. 2012. Thermal sensitivity of freshwater mussels: incorporating benthic ecology into laboratory mesocosm experiments. Master of Science Thesis. North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Nix. E.A. 2012. DEVELOPING A GULF-WIDE OYSTER REEF RESTORATION PLAN: IDENTIFICATION OF SPATIAL, SOCIO-ECONOMIC AND GEO-POLITICAL CONSTRAINTS. LSU MS Thesis.
  • DeMario, D. 2012. PCB exposure and channel catfish: An analysis of immune response and PCB dynamics in the presence of food deprivation. M.S. Thesis. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
  • Leimer, A.K.K., 2012. Applicability of functional groups as indicators of resilience and redundancy in the San Pedro Watershed, Arizona.Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Samson, E.A. 2012. Evaluating Biodiversity Metric Response to Forecasted Climate and Land-Use Change in the American Southwest.Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Stocking, J.J. 2012. Effects of Predator Control and Habitat Type on American Oystercatcher (Haematopus palliatus) Reproductive Success. MS thesis, NC State University. Dept. Biology.
  • Galindo, R. 2012. Patterns of genetic diversity in populations of Rio Grande chub Gila pandora in New Mexico. Master of Science. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Kauffman, Katherine E. 2012. Population dynamics, chick diet, and foraging behavior of the Razorbill (Alca torda) at Matinicus Rock, Maine. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Kauffman, Katherine E. 2012. Population dynamics, chick diet, and foraging behavior of the Razorbill (Alca torda) at Matinicus Rock, Maine. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Dolph, C. L. 2012. Defining stream integrity using biological indicators. PhD dissertation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota. 177pp.
  • 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.
  • Grisham, Blake N. 2012. The ecology of lesser prairie-chickens in shinnery oak-grassland communities in New Mexico and Texas with implications toward habitat management and future climate change. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Galindo, R. 2012. Patterns of genetic diversity in populations of Rio Grande chub (Gila Pandora) in New Mexico. Masters of Science, New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Tobias Rapp. 2012. Determinants of growth and survival of larval Pallid Sturgeon: a combined laboratory and field approach. Ph.D. dissertation, South Dakota State University, 172 pp.
  • Strules, J. 2012. Salt drive in the beaver (Castor canadensis): an experimental assessment with field feeding trials. M.S. Thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA.
  • Ross, T. J. 2012. Effects of anthropogenic stream alteration on brown trout habitat, movement and physiology. Master's Thesis, Cornell University. 119 p.
  • Schwalm DL. 2012. Processes influencing genetic structure and diversity in spatially disjunct swift fox populations. Ph.D. dissertation. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Eggert, L.M.F. 2012. Conservation Needs of Nearshore Seabirds in the Southeastern US Addressed Through Habitat Use Surveys and Assessments of Health and Mercury Concentrations. Clemson University
  • Middleton, Arthur Dehon., The Influence of Large Carnivore Recovery and Summer Conditions on the Migratory Elk of Wyoming's Absaroka Mountains, Ph.D., Program in Ecology, August 2012. Download
  • Pickens, B. A. 2012. Modeling the spatial and temporal dynamics of coastal marsh birds. Ph.D. Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
  • McConnell, N.A. 2012. Controls on ecosystem respiration of carbon dioxide across a boreal wetland gradient in interior Alaska. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 44 pp.
  • Jonathan Spurgeon, M.S. 2012. Thesis: Translocation of humpback chub (Gila cypha) and food-web dynamics in Grand Canyon National Park tributary streams
  • Colvin, M.E. 2012. Impacts of nuisance species in a shallow lake: a simulation modeling approach for restoration and management. Ph.D. Dissertation. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • 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.
  • Hughes, J. B. 2012. Combining count data from split-beam and multiple DIDSON sonar techniques to estimate spawning run abundance of anadromous fishes in the Roanoke River, NC. MS Thesis, NC State University, Raleigh. Download
  • Carswell, B. L. 2012. Abundance and diversity of sub-adult fishes in impounded South Carolina marshes: the effects of tidal exchange. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Perry, M.T. 2012. Growth in juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) as an indicator of density-dependence in the Chena River. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 77 pp.
  • Trembath, Cameron. 2012. An assessment of juvenile Lake Sturgeon and their habitats in the Namakan River and Namakan Reservoir of Northwestern Ontario. MS Thesis, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario
  • Poxon, B. 2012. An investigation into the efficiency of observers to visually detect adult salmon spawning in the Prairie Creek Watershed, Humboldt County, California. 52 pp. Download
  • Furlong, J. 2012. ARTIFICIAL OYSTER REEFS IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO: MANAGEMENT, MATERIALS, AND FAUNAL EFFECTS. LSU Master's thesis.
  • Schulte, S.A. 2012. Ecology and Population Dynamics of American Oystercatchers (Haematopus palliatus).
  • Brown, Michelle L. 2012. Predicting impacts of future human population growth and development on forest-dependent birds. MS Thesis, University of Vermont, Burlington Vermont. Download
  • Colvin, M.E., 2012. Impacts of non-native species in a shallow lake: a simulation modeling approach for restoration and management. PhD Dissertation. Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
  • Perkins, Rebecca N. 2012. Anti-predatory behavior of northern bobwhite in the Rolling Plains of Texas. M.S. Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Timmer, Jennifer M. 2012. Relationship of lesser prairie-chicken density to landscape characteristics in Texas. M.S. Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Zavaleta, J. Effects of grazing and herbicide treatments to restore degraded sand shinnery oak grasslands. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Meredith, Christy. 2012. Effects of a changing physical template on the longitudinal distribution of brown trout in a mountain stream: implications for brown trout invasion success. PhD. Ecology, Utah State University.
  • Yandow, Leah H., Delineating Limiting Features of Habitat and Climate of American Pika (Ochotona princeps) Subpopulations in the face of Climate Change, M.S., Department of Zoology and Physiology, May 2012 Download
  • Sarah Rinkevich. PhD Dissertation. Population size, diet, and cultural significance of Mexican gray wolves in Arizona. University of Arizona.
  • Wallingford, B. D. 2012. White-tailed deer antler point restrictions, harvest and survival rates, and hunter support: perception versus reality. Dissertation, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. Download
  • Brewerton, Adam. 2012. Avian response to post wildland fire reseeding treatments in Great Basin shrubsteppe. M.S. Thesis, Utah State University.
  • Garlick, M.J. (2012). Homogenization of large-scale movement models in ecology with application to the spread of chronic wasting disease in mule deer. PhD Dissertation. Utah State University. Logan, UT.
  • Collins, S. 2012. Reproductive Ecology of American Oystercatchers in the Cape Romain Region of South Carolina: Implications for Conservation. MS Thesis Clemson University
  • Gee, H. K. W. 2012. The effect of hydrologic modifications on floodplain forest tree recruitment and growth. Ph.D. dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
  • McCullough, I.M. Remote estimation of regional lake clarity with Landsat TM and MODIS satellite imagery. M.S. thesis, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, 90 pp. Download
  • Shearin, Amanda F. Influence of landscape arrangement and wetland condition on breeding dynamics of Ambystoma maculatum (spotted salamander) in Maine, USA. Ph.D. Dissertation, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, Orono, 236 pp. Download
  • Jon Flinders, Ph.D. Stable isotope analysis (δ13C and δ15N) and bioenergetic modeling of spatial-temporal foraging patterns and consumption dynamics in brown and rainbow trout populations within catch-and-release areas of Arkansas tailwaters.
  • Daniel Barton – Ecological causes of life history variation tested by meta-analysis, comparison, and experimental approaches. Ph.D. dissertation, 2012.
  • Dagel, J.D. 2012. Crappie population characteristics relative to inundation of floodplain habitats in reservoirs. M.S. Thesis. Mississippi State University.
  • Jason Fischer, M.S. 2012. Thesis: Effects of sand dredging on fish and fish habitat in a large river
  • Bakevich, B. 2012. Status, distribution, and habitat associations of Topeka shiners in west central Iowa. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • 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. Download
  • Bryan Bakevich. 2012. Occurrence and abundance of Topeka shiners and phenology of fish assemblages in off-channel habitats of streams in central Iowa. Master's thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Spencer, Sarah M. 2012. Diving behavior and identification of sex of breeding Atlantic Puffins (Fratercula arctica), and nest-site characteristics of Alcids on Petit Manan Island, Maine. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Westbrook, L.J. 2012. Genetic structure of rock bass and johnny darters: implications for gamefish managment in Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 79 p. Download
  • Andrew, R.G. 2012. Natural barrier assessment and modeling for fish communities in Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Taylor, AT. 2012. Status assessment of a shoal bass population in the lower Flint River, Georgia. M.S. Thesis, University of Georgia.
  • Unstad, K. 2012. Predictors of insect diverstiy and abundance in a fragmented tallgrass prairie ecosystem. MS Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
  • Roberts, J.H. III. 2012. Using genetic tools to understand the population ecology of stream fishes. Doctoral Dissertation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Lewis, J.D. 2012. Population status and habitat selection of a inland alligator (Alligator mississippiensis) population at the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. M.S. Thesis. Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Texas A&M University-Commerce.
  • Moody AT. 2012. Designing sustainable landscapes in the Southeastern United States [dissertation]. [Auburn (AL)]: Auburn University.
  • Jimenez, B. S. 2012. Multiscale effects of forest roads on black bears (Ursus americanus). MS Thesis, University of Montana, Missoula.
  • Ashenfelter, M.J. 2012. Movement of resident rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss transplanted below barriers to anadromy in Freshwater Creek, California. 55 pp. Download
  • Hogg 2012 M.S. Thesis: Fish Community response to a small-stream dam removal in a coastal Maine tributary. Download
  • Eads, Z. 2012. Predicting the Potential Habitat Distribution for Invasive Plant Species in the Northern Chihuahuan Desert. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Boyd, Charlotte. 2012. The predator’s dilemma: Investigating the responses of seabirds to changes in the abundance and distribution of small pelagic prey. Doctoral dissertation, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Blick, B. L. 2012. Knife River Stressor Identification, Kanabec County, Minnesota. M. S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota. 97pp.
  • Goldberg, Amanda R. Apparent survival, dispersal, and abundance of black-tailed prairie dogs. M.S. thesis, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 2012.
  • Turnquist, K.N., L.P. Werner, P. Doruska, B. Sloss, T. Barta and K. Russell. 2011. An Examination of Soil Microbial Communities and Litter Decomposition Along an Urbanization Gradient. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
  • Reintjes-Tolen, Sarah. 2012. Geographic Distribution of Chytrid Fungus (Batachochytrium dendrobatidis) and Ranavirus spp. in Amphibians in Northern Peninsular and Panhandle Floirida: With a Case of a Ranavirus Die-off in Gold Head Branch State Park. (Master's dissertation). University of Florida, Florida.
  • Williams, Natalie C. 2012. Diet Characterization In Immature, Neritic Green Turtles, Chelonia mydas, Using Gut Contents and Stable Isotope Analyses. MS Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
  • Gorzo, J. 2012. Avian Communities and Landscape Characteristics of Golf Courses within the Beaufort County Sea Island Complex, MS Thesis Clemson University
  • Beck, S. 2012. THE EFFECTS OF OYSTER HARVEST ON RESIDENT OYSTER REEF COMMUNITIES AND REEF STRUCTURE IN COASTAL LOUISIANA. LSU MS THesis.
  • Eberline, B.S. 2012. POPULATION DYNAMICS OF THE EASTERN OYSTER IN THE NORTHERN GULF OF MEXICO. LSU MS THesis.
  • Suzuki, Y. 2012. Piscivorous colonial waterbirds in the Columbia River estuary: Demography, dietary contaminants, and management. Ph.D. dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 204 pp.
  • S J Robinson - Landscape genetics and epidemiology of chronic wasting diseae in midwestern white-tailed deer
  • Cole, A.J. 2011. Seasonal distribution and thermal ecology of muskellunge in Melton Hill Lake, Tennessee. MS thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 78 pages. Download
  • Collier, W. 2011. Dispersal of sonic-tagged lake sturgeon and a a compparison of smapling gears in teh upper Tennessee River. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 57 pages.
  • Mork, M. 2011. Survival and movements of large brown trout in a regulated river systems in east Tennessee. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 76 pages.
  • Welch, Brandi C. 2011. Provisioning rates of urban nesting Mississippi kites in the Texas Panhandle. M.S. Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Garland, Kathryn Alice. Consumptive use and conservation of marine turtles in Pearl Lagoon, Nicaragua: implications of taste preferences, local opinions, and cultural knowledge. PhD dissertation. December 2011. Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.
  • Hubbard, Kaylan A., The Relative Influence of Adjacent Road Characteristics and Habitat on Lizard Populations in Arid Shrublands, M.S., Department of Zoology and Physiology, December 2011 Download
  • Adrian Munguia-Vega. PhD Dissertation. Habitat fragmentation in the Santa Domingo Valley, Baja California Sur, Mexico and its effects on the genetic structure of endemic vertebrates with contrasting dispersal behavior. University of Arizona
  • Karla Pelz-Serrano. PhD Dissertation. Molecular phylogeography of the American beaver (Castor canadensis): implications for management and conservation. University of Arizona
  • Stainbrook, D. P. 2011. Methods of estimating white-tailed deer abundance at Gettysburg National Military Park: Testing Assumptions of Distance Sampling. Thesis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. Download
  • Kristofik EM. 2011. Distribution of Bats and Their Selection of Habitats Based on Characteristics of Landscape in Forests of Central Alabama [master’s thesis]. [Auburn (AL)]: Auburn University.
  • Roach, J. 2011. Lake area change in Alaskan National Wildlife Refuges: Magnitude, Mechanisms, and Heterogeneity. PhD Dissertation, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 225 pp.
  • Homer, M. D., Jr. 2011. Age and size structure for an introduced population of blue catfish (Ictalurus furcatus) in Lake Oconee Georgia and a comparison of age determination techniques. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia
  • Parr, R. T. 2011. Age, growth, and reproductive status of tripletail (Lobotes surinamensis) in the aggregation nearshore Jekyll Island, GA, USA. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Vartanian, Janess M., Habitat Condition and the Nutritional Quality of Seasonal Forage and Diets: Demographic Implication for a Declining Moose Population in Northwest Wyoming, USA, M.S., Department of Zoology and Physiology, December, 2011. Download
  • Kang, S. R. 2011. Aquatic macroinvertebrate and nekton community structure in a Chenier marsh ecosystem: implications for whooping crane prey availability. Ph.D. Dissertation. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Barton, S. D. 2011. Life history of the Barrens Heelsplitter (Lasmigona sp.) (Bivalvia:Unionidae). MS Thesis, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville.
  • Ehlo, C. A. 2011. Population demographics and life history of the round hickorynut, Obovaria subrotunda, in the Duck River, Tennessee. MS Thesis, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville.
  • Porta, M.J. 2011. Effects of environmental variation on stocking success of an endemic black bass species in the Chattahoochee River, Georgia. Masters thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Esse, D.A. 2011. Characteristics of the Sulukna River spawning population of inconnue, Yukon River drainage, Alaska. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 55 pp.
  • Perschbacher, J. 2011. The use of aerial imagery to map in-stream physical habitat related to summer distribution of juvenile salmonids in a southcentral Alaskan stream. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 64 pp.
  • Smith, J. M. 2011. Beaver dams maintain native fish biodiversity in a coastal stream network via altered habitat heterogeneity: evaluating gear, quantifying fish assemblages, and testing ecological hypotheses
  • Churchill, A. 2011. Plant and ecosystem physiological responses to environmental controls on primary production in Alaskan peatlands. MS Thesis, University of Fairbanks. 110 pp.
  • Torres, L. 2011. Laboratory and field assessments of brominated flame retardants and other contaminants: effects in fishes. A Dissertation in Biology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Dycus, J.C. 2011. DEMOGRAPHY OF FRESHWATER MUSSELS WITHIN THE LOWER FLINT RIVER BASIN, SOUTHWEST GEORGIA. MS Thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Kirsch, J.E. 2011. A MULTI-SCALED APPROACH TO EVALUATING THE FISH COMMUNITY STRUCTURE WITHIN SOUTHERN APPALACHIAN STREAMS
    MS Thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Jovanovic, B. 2011. Ecological toxicology of fathead minnows in Iowa streams. Ph.D. Dissertation. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Gates, H.R. 2011. Reproductive ecology and morphometric subspecies comparisons of dunlin (Calidris alpina), an arctic shorebird. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 78 pp.
  • Hatch, N.R. 2012. Foraging ecology and reproductive energetics of the Kittlitz’s Murrelet (Brachyramphus brevirostris) in Southeast Alaska. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 148 pp.
  • Andvik, R.T. December 2011. Mixed-stock analysis of Lake Michigan's lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) commercial fishery. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 58 p. Download
  • Waterhouse, M.D. December 2011. The relation between demographics and genetic integrity of walleye Sander vitreus populations in northern Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 90 p. Download
  • Mollenhauer, R. 2011. Seasonal movement and habitat use of wild brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis). M.S. Thesis. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.
  • Sheehan, K.R., 2011. Exploration of Stream Habitat Spatial Modeling; Using Geographically Weighted Regression, Ordinary Least Squares Regression, and Natural Neighbor Interpolation to Model Depth, Flow, and Benthic Substrate in Streams. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Gutierrez, L. 2011. Terrestrial invertebrate prey for juvenile Chinook salmon: Abundance and environmental controls in an interior Alaskan river. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 63 pp.
  • Mizel, J. Dec 2011. Avian assemblages and red-eyed vireo nest survival within mineland forest. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown.
  • Mapula, J. A. 2011. Relationship between food type and growth and survival of larval hybrid Devils Hole pupfish. Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Fincel, M. J. 2011. Productivity and trophic interactions in Missouri River impoundments. Ph. D. dissertation, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 247 pp.
  • James, D. A. 2011. The influence of Didymosphenia geminata on fisheries resources in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Ph. D. dissertation, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD. 190 pp.
  • Meyer, H. A. 2011. Influence of diet and environmental variation on physiological responses of juvenile pallid sturgeon (Scaphirhynchus albus). MS thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD 88 pp.
  • Kornegay, M. E. 2011. Abundance and Breeding Productivity of Resident Avian Species in Guánica State Forest. North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Richards, R. R. 2011. Movement of Scaphirhynchus species in the Missouri River above Fort Peck Reservoir, Montana. M.S. thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Ralph Tatsuo Lampman. 2011. Passage, Migration Behavior, and Autoecology of Adult Pacific Lamprey at Winchester Dam and within the North Umpqua River Basin, Oregon, USA. Nov. 22. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University
  • Walsworth, Timothy. 2011. A patch approach to understanding the effect of stream degradation on food web and population structure of imperiled desert fishes. MS Thesis. Ecology, Utah State University.
  • Moon, Derek. 2011. Small mammals in disturbed tallgrass prairie landscapes. MS Thesis, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS.
  • Buelow, J. L. 2011. Physiological characteristics of steelhead kelts (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in the Snake River, Idaho. Masters Thesis. Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. University of Idaho
  • Adrean, L.J. 2011. Caspian tern (Hydroprogne caspia) foraging ecology and predation on juvenile salmonids in San Francisco Bay, California. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 139 p.
  • Lotz, Aaron. (2011) Discontinuities: Predicting Invasions and Extinctions. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • Wright, Elizabeth. 2011. Development and evaluation of a juvenile pallid sturgeon bioenergetics model. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 98 pp.
  • Schwarzer, A. 2011. Demographic rates and energetics of red knots wintering in Florida. Master of Science Thesis. University of Florida, Gainesville.
  • Wattles, D. W. 2011. Status, movements, and habitat use of moose in Massachusetts. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • King, K.A. 2011. Survival and reproduction of Coho salmon exposed to pesticides within urban streams in Western Washington. PhD Thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 176 pp.
  • Nelson, Abigail A., Master of Science, M.S., Department of Zoology and Physilogy, August 2011. Download
  • Ellery, Heather. August 2011. The effect of season and land cover on the white grub (Posthodiplostomum minimum) in the tissues of smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) from the Potomac and James river drainages and Description of two new gill myxozoans from smallmouth bass and largemouth bass (M. salmoides). MS Thesis, West Virginia University. https://eidr.wvu.edu/etd/documentdata.eTD?documentid=12407
  • Alfermann, T. 2011. Centrarchid assemblages in oxbow lakes of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley with perspectives for fisheries management. M.S. thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Drizd, L. 2011. Aspects of the abundance, density, and movement of apple snails relative to invasive submerged aquatic plants in a central Florida lake.
  • Dzul, M. C. 2011. Population ecology and monitoring of the endangered Devils Hole pupfish. MS thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Clemens, B. 2011. The Physiological Ecology & Run Diversity of Adult Pacific Lamprey During Their Freshwater Spawning Migration. Ph.D. Dissertation. Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Orr. Anthony J. 2011. Foraging ecology of immature California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Doctoral dissertation, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Price, Jennifer L. 2011. Quantifying the ecological impact of geoduck (Panopea generosa) aquaculture harvest practices on benthic infauna. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Welchert, D.M. 2011. Relationships among fish assemblages, hydroperiods, drought, and American alligators within palustrine wetlands of the Blackjack Peninsula, Aransas National Wildlife Refuge, Texas. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Roon, D.A. 2011. Ecological effects of invasive European bird cherry on salmonid food webs in Anchorage, Alaska streams. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
  • Bergh, S.M. 2011. Factors influencing detection of American woodcock during Singing-ground Surveys. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S.A. 64pp. Download
  • Burak, Matthew. Developing Standardized Metrics to Quantify the Temporal Distribution of Migrating Anadromous Herring: Comparing Adult Returns across Coastal Rivers. July 2011. M.S. Thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Bixler, K.S. 2011. Why Aren’t Pigeon Guillemots in Prince William Sound, Alaska Recovering from the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill? M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 161p
  • Greiner, Michael. 2011. Urban fisheries in eastern South Dakota: Assessment of angler satisfaction and fishery resources. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 118 pp.
  • Rogers, S. 2011. King Rail (Rallus elegans) occupancy, reproductive activity and success in fire managed coastal marshes of North Carolina and Virginia. Master of Science Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Judith Ramirez. Masters Thesis. Population genetic structure of the lesser long-nosed bat (Leptonycteris yerbabuenae) in Arizona and Mexico. University of Arizona.
  • Yahnke, A.E. 2011. Amphibian reproduction and water quality in stormwater ponds. MS Thesis, Wildlife Science Program, School of Forest Resources, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. 168 pp
  • Brooks, G. 2011. Reproductive Success of Black Skimmers and Least Terns. MS Thesis, Clemson University.
  • Bradford, A. L. 2011. Population characteristics of the critically endangered western gray whale. Doctoral dissertation, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Pittman, R.G. 2011. Minimum stream length requirements for McCloud River redband trout Oncorhynchus mykiss spp in Trout and Tate creeks, Siskiyou County, California. 62 pp. Download
  • Lamb, J.S. 2011. Managing vegetation to restore tern nesting habitat in the Gulf of Maine. MS Thesis: University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Strobel, B.N. 2011. Reproductive success and annual habitat preference by red-shouldered hawks in southern Texas. Ph.D. Dissertation, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Recsetar, M. S. 2011. Thermal tolerance of Apache trout at various life stages. Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Abernethy, Ian M., Independent and Interactive Effects of Habitat and Anthropogenic Disturbance on Small Mammals. M.S., Departmnet of Zoology and Physiology, May 2011
  • Macias-Duarte, A. 2011. Change in Migratory Behavior as a Possible Explanation of Burrowing Owl Population Declines in Northern Latitudes. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Arizona.
  • Wright, K. A. 2011. Escapement, migration timing, and spatial distribution of adult chinook and coho salmon in Prairie Creek, California. M.S. Thesis, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California. 127 pp. Download
  • Gibson, Jacob. 2011. Individualistic responses of piñon and juniper distributions to projected climate change. M.S. Thesis, Utah State University
  • Robinson, K. F. 2011. A comparison of the fish communities in managed and unmanaged wetlands in coastal South Carolina. Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Carroll, J. M. 2011. The development of a winter survey for Wilson's snipe in the Mississippi Flyway. M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas.
  • Buttermore, E.N. 2011. Contaminant and trophic dynamics of tropical stream ecosystems. Master of Science Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Parsons, M. 2011. Developing methods to monitor seabird response to disturbance on a coastal Maine island.
  • Anderson, Alison. May 2011. Influence of selenium on bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus) in upper Mud River watershed. MS Thesis, West Virginia University.
    https://eidr.wvu.edu/etd/documentdata.eTD?documentid=11933
  • Dembkowski, D. 2011. Species richness in oxbow lakes of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. M.S. thesis. Mississippi State University.
  • Stockton, Kelly. 2011. Methods to assess, control, and manage risks for two invasive mollusks in fish hatcheries. Master’s Thesis. Download
  • Lueckenhoff, R. W. 2011. Morphological variation between juvenile white bass and juvenile hybrid striped bass. M.S. Thesis, University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Download
  • Taylor, A.R. 2011. Postbreeding ecology of shorebirds on the arctic coastal plain of Alaska. PhD Dissertation, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 232 pp.
  • Sindt, A. R. 2011. Fish species of greatest conservation need in wadeable Iowa streams—status, habitat associations, and effectiveness of species distribution models. MS thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Mirick, P. 2011. An evaluation of otter trawls and trotlines for catching pallid sturgeon in the lower Mississippi River. Masters thesis, Mississippi State University
  • Wichterman, D.S. 2011. An angler and creel survey of the walleye (Sander vitreus) fishery at Summersville Reservoir, West Virginia. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Gorsky, D. 2011. Lake whitefish (Coregonus clupeaformis) habitat utilization, early life history, and interactions with rainbow smelt(Osmerus mordax) in northern Maine. Ph.D. Dissertation. Download
  • Kayzak, D. 2011. Growth and movement of brook char (Salvelinus fontinalis) in coastal Maine. M.S. Thesis, University of Maine. Download
  • Zeigler, M.P. 2011. The effects of climate change on the future persistence of Rio Grande cutthroat trout: An assessment of recent climate change, thermal limits, and current and future stream temperature trends. Master of Science. New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, New Mexico. Download
  • Sindt, A. 2011. Fish species of greatest conservation need in wadable Iowa streams: status, habitat associations, and effectiveness of species distribution models. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
  • Smith, April G. 2012. Effects of atrazine on olfactory-mediated behaviors in Pacific lamprey (Entosphenus tridentatus). April 7. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University.
  • White, H. 2011. Developing Riparian Bird Habitat Association Models and Management Guidelines. M. S. Thesis, Utah State University, Logan.
  • Smith, K.N. 2011. Nesting ecology and multi-scale habitat use of the black-capped vireo. M.S. Thesis. Department of Biological and Environmental Science, Texas A&M University-Commerce. 80 pp.
  • Johnson, L. Current status and function of playa wetlands on the Southern Great Plains. Ph.D Graduate 3/23/2011. Texas Tech University
  • Friedl, S. E. 2011. Telemetry-based Mortality Estimates of Juvenile Spot in two North Carolina Estuarine Creeks. MS thesis, NC State University, Raleigh.
  • Silvis, A. 2011. The response of bats to shelterwood harvest and prescribed fire. Masters Thesis. Columbus, Ohio: The Ohio State University.
  • 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.
  • Chellman, I.C. 2011. Population demographics and genetic diversity of mudpuppies (Necturus maculosus) in Vermont. M.S. Thesis, University of Vermont, Burlington.
  • Storm, D. J. 2011. Chronic wasting disease in white-tailed deer: Evaluation of aerial surveys; age-estimation; and the role of deer density and landscape in disease transmission. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • McCann, M.J. 2011. Burrow Characteristics and Social Elements of Juvenile Bolson Tortoises (Gopherus flavomarginatus) in New Mexico. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • McIntyre, Jenifer K. 2010. Quantifying the impact of urban stormwater on coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kistuch): integrating neurotoxic effects of copper on olfactory-mediated behaviours across life history stages. Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington. December 2010.
  • Russell, D.C. 2010. Age, growth, and sampling of lake trout in two east Tennesee reservoirs. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 47 pages
  • Gilbert, Michelle M., Demographic responses of sagebrush-obligate songbirds to oil and natural gas development in western Wyoming. M.S., Department of Zoology and Physiology, December 2010.
  • French, William. 2010. Ontogenetic patterns in prey selectivity and vulnerability to predation of juvenile pallid sturgeon. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 149 pp.
  • Borgmann, K. L. 2010. Mechanisms underlying intra-seasonal variation in the risk of avian nest predation: implications for breeding phenology. Ph.D. Dissertation, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Keenan, M. T. 2010. Hunter distribution and harvest of female white-tailed deer in Pennsylvania. M.S. thesis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Download
  • Wiederholt, R. P. 2010. Effects of environmental variation on ateline primate population dynamics. Dissertation, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Download
  • Allgood, D.R. 2010. Assessing the potential utility of select state-owned lands for vertebrate conservation. M.S. Thesis. Auburn University, Alabama.
  • Waine, M. W. 2010. Assessing spawning runs of anadromous fishes using a Bayesian analysis of split-beam and DIDSON count data. MS thesis, NC State University, Raleigh.
  • John Knight. 2010. Age, growth, home range, movement and habitat selection of redeye bass (Micropterus coosae) from the middle Tallapoosa River and tributaries (Alabama, USA). Masters Thesis. Auburn University.
  • Giles, M. 2010. Habitat Use and Home Ranges of Migratory Canada Geese in the Santee-PeeDee System. MS Thesis, Clemson University.
  • Scott, L. A. 2010. Species richness and habitat use of secretive marsh birds in managed wetlands in the Arkansas River Vallery of Western Arkansas. M.S. Thesis. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
  • Hensley, G. M. 2010. Fire effects on habitat quality for white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) within the Cross Timbers Ecoregion. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 74 pp.
  • Johnson, A. 2010. Habitat influences on avian diversity and reproductive success in western aspen forests. M.S. Thesis, University of Montana, Missoula, MT.
  • O'Donnell, J.A. 2010. The effects of permafrost degradation on soil carbon dynamics in Alaska's boreal region. PhD dissertation, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 214 pp.
  • Rich, L. N. 2010. An assessment of territory size and the use of hunter surveys for monitoring wolves in Montana. MS Thesis, University of Montana, Missoula, MT.
  • Steen, V. 2010. Waterbird distribution and habitat in the prairie pothole region, USA. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
  • Ayers, S. 2010. Species status and ecology of Salvelinus in the Brooks Range of North America, with emphasis on Angayukaksurak Char (Salvelinus anaktuvukensis). Master’s Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK. A.E. Rosenberger, advisor.
  • Stevick, Bethany. 2010. Title to be added. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Becker, D. 2010. Long-term effects of timber management on forest breeding songbirds in the central Appalachians. PhD dissertation. West Virginia University. http://hdl.handle.net/10450/11534
  • Gerber, B., 2010. Comparing density analyses and carnivore ecology in Madagascar's southeastern rainforest. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg. Download
  • Sontz, E. A. 2010. Spawning and culture of headwater chub (Gila nigra) and roundtail chub (Gila robusta). Master's Thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Fisk, J.M. 2010. Reproductive ecology and habitat use of the robust redhorse in the Pee Dee River, North Carolina and South Carolina. Master of Science Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Drinan, D. P. 2010. Thermal adaptation of westslope cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi. MS thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Nelson, M.E. 2010. American Woodcock Singing-ground Surveys in the western Great Lakes region: assessment of woodcock counts, forest cover types along survey routes, and landscape
    cover type composition. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota U.S.A. 105pp. Download
  • Streby, H.M. 2010. Survival and habitat use by post-fledging forest-nesting songbirds in managed mixed northern hardwood-coniferous forests. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota U.S.A. 148pp. Download
  • Bingham, R. J. 2010. Causes and Consequences of Lead-pellet Ingestion by Chukars (Alectoris chukar) in Western Utah: Examining Soil, Search Images, and Toxicology, M.S. thesis, Utah State University, Logan UT.
  • O'Shaughnessy, R. 2010. Comparative diet and habitat selection of puku (Kobus vardonii) and lechwe (Kobus leche) on the Chobe River Floodplain, Botswana. M.Sc. Thesis. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Spude, B.T. October 2010. Contemporary stock structure of muskellunge populations in northern Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 104 p. Download
  • Jackson, C. 2009. MS Thesis: Fishing, Water Regulation and Competition: the Past, Present and Future of Brook Trout in the Rapid River, Maine. Download
  • Shaw, Stephanie L. 2010. Lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) population attributes, reproductive structure and distribution in Namakan Reservoir, Minnesota and Ontario. M.S. Download
  • 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.
  • Gough, S. A. 2010. A comparison of escapement estimate methods plus escapement-recruitment relationships for chinook salmon and coho salmon in a coastal stream. M.S. Thesis, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California. 105 pp. Download
  • Damm, P.E., 2010. Using automated cameras to estimate wildlife populations. M.Sc. Thesis. Auburn University, Alabama.
  • Johnson, C.B. 2010. The Relationships Between Wildlife Openings and Bird Use and Abundance in the
    East Gulf Coastal Plain. M.Sc. Thesis. Auburn University, AL
  • Robles, A. J. 2010. Patch- and landscape-scale effects on area sensitivity of grassland birds in Iowa. M.S. thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
  • Bolenbaugh, J. R. 2010. Status, distribution, and habitat use of the king rail and other secretive marsh birds in the Upper Mississippi River/Great Lakes Joint Venture
  • South, Lisa. 2010. A remote sensing-GIS based approach to identify and model spawning habitat for fall chum salmon in a sub-arctic, glacially-fed river. MS thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 76 pp.
  • Andrea Severson, M. S. 2010. Thesis: Effects of zebra mussel invasion in fish and invertbrates in a Great Plains reservoir
  • Waldstein, A. 2010. Raccoon ecology and management on Cape Lookout National Seashore. MS Thesis, Department of Biology, NC State Univeristy.
  • Olmstead, V.G. 2010. Evaluation of management strategies on moist-soil seed availability and depletion on Wetland Reserve Program sites in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. MS Thesis, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR.
  • Tidwell, P.R. 2010. Effects of wetland density and area on nutrient reserves, lipid acquisition and diet of dabbling ducks migrating through the Rainwater Basin of Nebraska. MS Thesis, Arkansas Tech University, Russellville, AR.
  • Benson, E.R. 2010. Relationships between Ecosystem Metabolism, Benthic Macroinvertebrate Densities, and Environmental Variables in a Sub-Arctic Alaskan River. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 55 pp.
  • Aldinger, K. 2010. Playback Surveys and Breeding Habitat Characteristics of Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) on High-Elevation Pasturelands on the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia. MS Thesis, WVU. 108pp. URL: http://wvuscholar.wvu.edu:8881
  • Martin, R.A. 2010. Characterization of the genetic diversity in endangered Wyoming toad (Anaxyrus baxteri). Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Hodge, B. 2010. Life history variation in Oncorhynchus mykiss from the lower Klamath River basin. 113 pp. Download
  • Cox, B. S. 2010. Assessment of an invasive lake trout population in Swan Lake, Montana. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Weaver, D.M. 2010. Effects of stocked trout on native nongame riverine fishes. Master of Science Thesis. North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Humphries, Austin T. 2010. Effects of habitat structural complexity on nekton assemblages: lab and field observations in southern Louisiana. Louisiana State University, MS Thesis. 70pp.
  • Reyes Paredes, Paul Eugenio. 2010. GIS Tools to assess the risks and benefits of barrier removal to native fish populations in Idaho.
  • Lyons, D.E. 2010. Bioenergetics-based predator-prey relationships between piscivorous birds and juvenile salmonids in the Columbia River estuary. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR. 310 pp.
  • Pribyl, Alena L. 2010. A macroscopic to microscopic study of the effects of barotrauma and the potential for long-term survival in Pacific rockfish. Ph. D. dissertation. Oregon State University. 169pp.
  • Romer, Jeremy D. 2010. Survival and behavior of juvenile steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) in two small estuaries in Oregon. M.S. thesis. Oregon State University. 66pp.
  • Wathen, R. 2010. MS Thesis: The Interactive Ecology of Juvenile Atlantic Salmon and Smallmouth Bass: Competition for Habitat. Download
  • Gray, J. M. 2010. Habitat Use, Movements, and Spring Migration Chronology and Corridors of Female Gadwalls that Winter along the Louisiana Gulf Coast. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. 63pp.
  • Lapointe, N.W.R. 2010. Fish invasions in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. Doctoral Dissertation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Schroeder, Evonne. 2010. Annual productivity and survival of birds in different vegetation communities of the Welder Wildlife Refuge. M.S., Texas Tech University.
  • Schmidt, S.M. 2010. Development of multi-dimensional littoral zone habitat fingerprints and quantifying structrual habitat in lakes. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 158 p.
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  • Christensen, S. A. 2010. Movement and habitat use of sika and white-tailed deer on Assateague Island National Seashore. Thesis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Download
  • Norton, A. S. 2010. An evaluation of the Pennsylvania Sex-Age-kill model for white-tailed deer. Thesis, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Download
  • Ripplinger, Julie. 2009. Legacy effects in sagebrush steppe: the key to understanding the future. M.S. Thesis, Utah State University, Logan, UT.
  • Wilson, T. L. 2010. Effects of anthropogenic disturbance on habitat use of pygmy rabbits: the role of legacy effects. Ph.D. Dissertation, Utah State University
  • Syslo, J. M. 2010. Demography of lake trout in relation to population suppression in Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Talbott, M. J. 2010. Determining morphological and biochemical parameters associated with ovarian follicular atresia and caviar quality and yield in cultured white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus). Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Tennant, L. B. 2010. Spawning and early life-history characteristics of bull trout in a headwater-lake ecosystem. Master's thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Villani, R. K. 2010. Multi-scale habitat association of shorebirds during spring migration in southwestern Louisiana rice fields. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge.
  • Gordon, J. 2010. Effects of fragmentation on nekton use of marshes in SW LA. MS Thesis. Louisiana State University. Baton Rouge, LA
  • Barstow, A. L. 2010. Ecology and conservation of the Pantanal Cat, Leopardus braccatus (Cope, 1889): a species account. M.S. Report Option, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 38 pp.
  • Danielson, Thomas J. 2010. Assessing the biological condition of Maine streams and rivers using benthic algal communities. Ph.D. Dissertation, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, Orono. 218 pp.
  • Decker, S.K.S. 2010. Thermal limitations on chinook salmon spawning habitat in the northern extent of their range. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 41 pp.
  • South-Wirth, L. 2010. Fall chum distribution and spawning habitat preferences in the Upper Tanana River. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK. A.E. Rosenberger and J. Margraf, co-advisors.
  • Majewski, A. 2010. Importance of slow embryonic development in offspring and adult immune function. M.S. degree, University of Montana.
  • Chambers, Emily B. May 2010. Comparing the use of qPCR on isolated smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) and rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) hepatocytes for estrogen screening. MS Thesis, West Virginia University. https://eidr.wvu.edu/etd/documentdata.eTD?documentid=10918
  • Heller, B. 2010. Analysis of giant Canada gosse band recovery data in Iowaa nd the Mississippi Flyway. M.S. thesis. Iowa State University
  • Butryn, R. 2010. Summer stream temperature as an indicator of coldwater fish distribution. Master's Thesis, University of Vermont, Burlington.
  • Simonin, P. W. 2010. Distribution and abundance of native rainbow smelt and nonnative alewife in Lake Champlain.
  • Katzenmeyer, E. 2010. Fish growth responses to a changing environment: effects of aquatic nuisance species and environmental factors in a shallow, eutrophic lake. M.S. Thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Download
  • Backensto, Stacia A. 2010. Common ravens in Alaska's North Slope oil fields: an integrated study using local knowledge and science. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
  • Weiser, Emily L. 2010. Use of anthropogenic foods by glaucous gulls (Larus hyperboreus) in northern Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
  • Mansfield, K.S. 2010. Lake correlates of stocked fish productivity in interior Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK. A.E. Rosenberger and T. Sutton, co-advisors.
  • Svancara, L. 2010. Ecological Content and Context of National Park System.
  • Willey, Lisabeth L. 2010. Spatial Ecology of Eastern Box Turtles (Terrapene C. Carolina) in Central Massachusetts. PhD Dissertation, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Matthew D. Palumbo. 2010. Influence of latitudinal and climatic variation, and field
    observation on spring gobbling phenology of Wild Turkey in Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 75 pp.
  • Rafael González. 2010. Population estimation and landscape ecology of the Puerto Rican
    Nightjar. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 129 pp.
  • Rinella, D.J. 2010. Marine-derived nutrients in riverine ecosystems: Developing tools for tracking movement and assessing effects in food webs on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. PhD Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK. 167 pp.
  • Brown, Peter. 2010. Environmental conditions affecting the efficiency and efficacy of piscicides for use in nonnative fish eradication. Ph.D. Dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman. 109 pages.
  • Shepard, Bradley B. 2010. Evidence of niche similarity between cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarkia) and brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis): Implications for displacement of native cutthroat trout by nonnative brook trout. Ph.D. Dissertation, Montana State University, Bozeman. 200 pages.
  • Spinelli, Justin P. 2010. Spatial and temporal entrainment of fish from Hauser Reservoir, Montana. M.S. Thesis, Montana State University, Bozeman. 107 pages.
  • Gardner, C. 2010. Distribution and abundance of fishes in relation to barriers: Implications for monitoring stream recovery after barrier removal. M.S. Thesis. Download
  • Calkins, M.T. 2010. Development of Conservation Priority Models for montane Mammals using the American Pika. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Guy, R.K. 2010. Inductive modeling methods for the American marten using species-specific variables at varying extents. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Borgstrom, Lucas J. 2010. Fish community assembly in the Forest River, North Dakota, and resolution of Campostoma species presence. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, Brookings. Download
  • Martin Moore, M. A. 2010. Shoal occupancy estimation for three lotic species of crayfishes in the Tallapoosa River Basin, Alabama. Master's Thesis. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
  • Sawyer, Hall, Habitat use and migration ecology of mule deer in developing gas fields of western Wyoming, Ph.D., Department of Zoology and Physiology, April 2010.
  • Huff, D. D. 2010. Examining genetic diversity, outbreeding depression, and local adaptation in a native fish reintroduction program. PhD Dissertation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Wrege, B.M. 2010. Characterization of Gulf Sturgeon Diel and Seasonal Activity in the Pensacola Bay System, Florida. Clemson University.
  • Wallace, B.C. 2010. Trout population and production dynamics in North Carolina state park streams. Master of Science Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • McCarthy, K. P. 2009. Evaluation of disturbance factors and their effect on breeding common loons at Lake Umbagog National Wildlife Refuge, New Hampshire and Maine. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
  • Paulson, David J. 2010. Evaluating the Effectiveness of Road Passage Structures for Freshwater Turtles in Massachusetts. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Harris, J. E. 2010. Migration and spawning of anadromous shads in the Roanoke River, North Carolina. Doctoral dissertation, NC State University.
  • 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.
  • Ivasauskas. T. 2009. Stocking survival and dispersal of trout in reservoirs. M.S. Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN.
  • Anderson, M.C. 2009. Livestock and elk grazing effects on stream morphology, brown trout population dynamics, movement, and growth rate, Valles Caldera National Preserve, New Mexico. Master of Science, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Senko, J. 2009. Fine-scale diel movements and short term activity ranges of a marine megaherbivore at a tidally-driven lagoon. M.S. Thesis, Wildlige Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida. Gainesville, FL.
  • Decker, K. 2009. Seasonal decline in clutch size: A test of six alternative hypotheses. M.S. Thesis, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Steckler, S. E. 2009. Effects of vocal behavior on brood parasitism of Arizona Bell’s Vireo (Vireo bellii arizonae). M.S. Thesis, School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Angela Cora Varas. PhD Dissertation. Conservation genetics of black bears in Arizona and northern Mexico. University of Arizona.
  • Ashwin Naidu. Masters Thesis. Genetic analysis of mountain lion (Puma concolor) feces from KOFA National Wildlife Refuge, Arizona. University of Arizona.
  • Samia Carrillo-Percastegui. Masters Thesis. Molecular scatology to assess and compare diet composition in two sympatric felid species: puma (Puma concolor) and bobcat (Lynx rufus). University of Arizona.
  • Wheeler, M. 2009. Seasonal Patterns of Anabolism and Catabolism in Juvenile Steelhead; Energy Partitioning in Growth. M.S. Thesis, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California. 60 pp. Download
  • Patterson, C. P. 2009. Ecology of a reintroduced population of paddlefish, Polyodon spathula, in Lake Texoma. Master's Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 56 pp.
  • Banks, D. T. 2009. Abundance, habitat use, and movements of bluehead suckers, flannelmouth suckers, white suckers, and hybrid catostomids in Little Sandy Creek, a tributary to the Big Sandy River in Wyoming. Master's thesis. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.
  • Lucas, J. 2009. Roosting and Foraging Ecology of Rafinesque’s Big-eared Bats in the Congaree National Park. MS Thesis, Clemson University.
  • Shoger, Bradley. 2009. Wildlife use of spoil islands in Lake Tohopekaliga, Florida, University of Florida. Wildlife Ecology and Conservation
  • Scott, Shonene A. 2009. Spatio-temporal Dynamics of Snowshoe Hare Density and
    Relationships to Canada Lynx Occurrence in northern Maine. M.S. Thesis, University
    of Maine, Orono. 190 pp.
  • Helton, J. 2009. An evaluation of non-parametric species richness estimators for mussel assemblages in the Green River, Kentucky.
  • Matt Dekar, Ph.D. Spatial and temporal variation in the structure of stream food webs: investigating the effects of shifting basal resources and predation from a top predator, the river otter (Lontra canadensis). University of Arkansas. Degree granted.
  • Benolkin, E. A. 2009. Variation in age and size at maturity of Lake Clark Alaska sockeye salmon. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
  • Gerken, J. 2009. Identification and characterization of inconnu spawning habitat in the Sulukna River, Alaska. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
  • Stewart, Kenneth L. December 2009. State-wide fish tissue contaminants survey and effects of feeding type, season and gender on fish tissue contamination levels. MS Thesis, West Virginia University. https://eidr.wvu.edu/etd/documentdata.eTD?documentid=10722
  • Miller, D. A. Reproductive ecology of the mourning dove: large-scale patterns in recruitment, breeding endrocrinology, and developmental plasticity. Ph.D. dissertation. Iowa State University.
  • Meyer, M.D. 2009. Development and validation of a fish embryo bioassay for studies of surface water quality in the Brazos River. A Master's Thesis in Biology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Bentzen, R. L. 2009. Reproductive patterns in king eiders. PhD Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
  • Erdmann, E.S. 2009. Using GIS in the analysis of seabird foraging behavior. M.S. thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Hostetter, N.J. 2010. Susceptibility of juvenile salmonids to avian predation: Are Caspian terns and double-crested cormorants only taking the sick and injured? M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR. 123 pp.
  • Murphy, E.L. 2009. Contemporary muskellunge genetic resources in northern Wisconsin: impacts of supplemental stocking and genetic management zones. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 120 p.
  • Mongillo, Teresa M. 2009. Estimated PCB and PBDE accumulation in Southern Resident Killer Whales. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Green, E. C. 2009. Ecological linkages between headwater streams and riparian and downstream habitats in the eastern Cascade Range, Washington, USA. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
  • 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.
  • Dick, T.E. 2009. Extended nest attentiveness by Canada geese (Branta canadensis) in response to embryocides. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota. 33pp.
  • Integrating Social Considerations into Managing Deer in Minnesota. A DISSERTATION
    SUBMITTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
    BY Louis James Cornicelli
    IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS
    FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

  • Lawes, T.J. Homing and Habitat Selection of Experimentally Translocated Pygmy Rabbits in Southeastern Oregon. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR.
  • Botcher, Jared. 2009. Habitat needs, movement patterns, and vital rates of endemic fishes in the tributaries to the Green River, UT. MS Thesis. Utah State University, 61 pages.
  • Krachey, M. J. 2009. Hierarchical Bayesian application to instantaneous rates tag-return models. Doctoral dissertation, NC State University.
  • Reichert, Brian. 2009. EFFECTS OF AGING AND THE ENVIRONMENT ON SNAIL KITE DEMOGRAPHY: A REASSESSMENT OF SNAIL KITE (Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus) VITAL RATES. University of Florida, Gainesville. WEC.
  • Spencer, R. 2009. MS Thesis: Migratory Urge and Gill Na+,K+-ATPase Activity of Hatchery Reared Atlantic Salmon Smolts from Dennys and Penobscot River Stocks, Maine and a Review of Enhancement Programs. Download
  • Casto-Yerty, Michelle. 2009. Population characteristics of exploited shovelnose sturgeon and assessment of a bridge-mounted hydroacoustic array. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville. 69 pp.
  • Kitterman, C. Barotrauma in saugers. 2009. M.S. Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN.
  • Barshis, D. J. 2009. Plastic Versus Fixed Influences On Coral Response To Fluctuating Environmental Conditions: Sources Of Coral Resilience and Stress Tolerance In A Changing Climate. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii. 200 pp.
  • Behney, A.C. 2009. Predation and reproductive behavior of lesser prairie-chickens at leks in the Texas Southern High Plains. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University
  • Roberts, A.J. 2009. Avian community response to large-scale wildfires in the Texas panhandle. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University
  • Smith, J. A. 2009. Spawning Activity and Migratory Characteristics of American Shad and Striped Bass in the Cape Fear River, NC. MS thesis, NC State University.
  • Simons, E.M. 2009. Influence of past and future forest management on the spatiotemporal dynamics of habitat supply for Canada lynx and American martens in northern Maine. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Maine, Orono. 229 pp.

  • Jallen, D. M. 2009. River features associated with chinook salmon spawning habitat in southwest Alaska. MS Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks.
  • Davidson, John W. August 2009. The effects of aquaculture production noise on the growth, hearing, disease resistance and survival of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and methods for minimizing noise in fiberglass aquaculture tanks. MS Thesis, West Virginia University. https://eidr.wvu.edu/etd/documentdata.eTD?documentid=10379
  • Mackenzie Shardlow, M.S. 2009. Thesis: Factors affecting detectability and distribution of the North American river otter
  • Jones, M.E. 2009. The effects of tree row removal on the predators of grassland bird nests. M.S. thesis, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • Hammen, J.L. 2009. Genetic structure of Wisconsin’s naturally recruiting walleye populations. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 102 p.
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  • Smith, D. 2009. Habitat selection and predation risk in larval lampreys. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Smith, J. A. 2009. Spawning Activity and Migratory Characteristics of American Shad and Striped Bass in the Cape Fear River, NC. MS thesis, NC State University, Raleigh.
  • Reiter, M.E. 2009. Sympatric nesting Eastern Prairie Population Canada geese and lesser snow geese on the Hudson Bay Lowlands: nest survival and spatial distribution. Dissertation, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Krueger, K.L. 2009. Effects of sampling sufficiency and model selection on predicting the occurrence of stream fish species at large spatial extents. Doctoral Dissertation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Clara Bentes Grilo, Ph.D. 2009. Habitat connectivity for carnivores in Mediterranean landscapes: Implications for conservation planning. (Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciências, Departamento de Biologia Animal, Co-advisor with Margarida Santos Reis)
  • Schultz, A. A. 2009. Selected aspects of the natural history and culture of Gila chub. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Arizona, Tucson
  • Sanderlin, JS. Integrated demographic modeling and estimation of the Central Georgia, USA black bear population.
  • Goodman, B. J. 2009. Ichthyoplankton density and shovelnose sturgeon spawning in relation to varying discharge treatments. Masters thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Frank , H. 2009. Evaluation of pre-spawning movements of anadromous alewives in the Ipswich Rver using radiotelemetry. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
  • Proctor, M.E. 2009. Genetic identification of simulated lake trout from Lake Michigan: efficacy of genetic algorithms to determine cross-strain hybrids based on available genetic data. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. 128 p.
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  • Smith, Heather R. 2009. Fatty acid variation and isovaleric acid in beluga blubber: Implications for estimating diet using fatty acids. Doctoral dissertation, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Glenn, E. M. 2009. Effects of Climate on Demographic Performance of Northern Spotted Owls in the Pacific Northwest. Ph.D. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR, USA.
  • Schilling, J. 2009. Movements and Habitat Associations of Northern Spotted Owls in the Ashland Watershed. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR.
  • Seidel, Sara. 2009. Spawning ecology and early-life history of imperiled, endemic cutthroat trout. MS Thesis. Utah State University, 59 pages.
  • Schilling, J.W. 2009. Demography, Home Range, and Habitat Selection of Northern Spotted Owls in the Ashland Watershed. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 129pp.
  • Quality Connections:
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    A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

    BY
    Susan Arlene Schroeder
    IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS
    FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY
  • 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”.
  • Jayewardene, D. 2009. Effects Of Marine Protected Areas On Benthic Community Structure and Ecological Processes on Coral Reefs In Hawaii. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii. 131 pp.
  • Dabengwa, A.N. 2009. Assessing the role of woody cover in resource selection by sable antelope (hippotragus niger) in northern Kruger National Park. M.Sc. Thesis. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • Mota, Mario. 2009. Beach restoration in Florida : effects on sea turtle nesting and hatchling physiology. University of Florida. Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.
  • McLaughlin, K.D. 2009. Development of a standard weight equation for juvenile steelhead trout and effects of temperature, turbidity, and steelhead trout biomass on relative weight. 63 pp. Download
  • Harper, C.J. 2007. A large volume Striped Bass egg incubation chamber:
    design and comparison with a traditional method. M.S. Degree Wildlife and Fisheries Biology, Department of Forestry and Natural Resources.
  • Valente, J. A. 2009. Distribution and habitat associations of breeding secretive marsh birds in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley of Northeast Louisiana. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University.
  • Mays J.W. 2009. Bioaccumulation of platinum group metals in the freshwater mussel Elliptio complanata. Master of Science Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Piazza, B. P. 2009. The role of climate variability and riverine pulsing in the community dynamics of estuarine nekton in Breton Sound, Louisiana. PhD dissertation in Oceanography. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • John Ludlam, Ph.D. Effects of fish and crayfish on ecosystem structure and function during stream drying. University of Arkansas.
  • McCall, B. S. 2009. Noninvasive genetic sampling reveals black bear population dynamics driven by changes in food productivity. MS Thesis, University of Montana, Missoula, MT.
  • Sparklin, B. D. 2009. Territoriality and habitat selection of feral pigs on Fort Benning, Georgia, USA. MS Thesis, University of Montana, Missoula, MT.
  • Neebling, T. E. 2009. Fish assemblages in Iowa’s non-wadeable rivers: relationships with habitat and sampling methods. MS thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Jones, M.T. 2009. Spatial ecology, Population Structure, and Conservation of the Wood Turtle, Glyptemys insculpta, in Central New England. Unpubl. Ph.D. dissertation, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, University of Massachusetts; Amherst, MA.
  • Jones, Michael T. 2009. Modeling the spatial distribution of wood turtles (Glyptemys insculpta) in New England. PhD Dissertation, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Raymond, K. 2009. The effects of rotational grazing on stream channels and macroinvertebrate communities. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Ruddick, K. 2009. Walleye Forage in Mille Lacs Lake: a preliminary measure of mayfly abundance. MS Thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Clapp, Christine. 2009. Investigating competition among Myxobolus cerebralis resistant and susceptible mitochondrial lineages of Tubifex tubifex and the potential for biological control of whirling disease. Master's Thesis. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Download
  • Krupa, Meagan B. 2009. Urban stream management: Interdisciplinary assessment of an Alaskan salmon fishery. PhD thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 196 pp.
  • George, G.A. May 2009. Foraging ecology of male Cerulean Warblers and other Neotropical migrants. PhD dissertation, West Virginia University. URL: http://wvuscholar.wvu.edu:8881
  • McElhone, P.M. May 2009. Cerulean warbler population and habitat changes along breeding bird survey routes in the Central Appalachians. MS Thesis, West Virginia University. URL: http://wvuscholar.wvu.edu:8881
  • Shumar, M.B. May 2009. Predictive modeling techniques with application to the Cerulean Warbler (Dendroica cerulea) in the Appalachian Mountains Bird Conservation Region. MS Thesis, West Virginia University. URL: http://wvuscholar.wvu.edu:8881
  • Dahle, Kirk S. 2009. Understanding the abiotic and biotic factors that determine fish abundance and diversity along the gradient of a highly altered stream ecosystem. MS Thesis. Utah State University, 41 pages.
  • Favrot, S.D. 2009. Sicklefin redhorse reproductive and habitat ecology in the upper Hiwassee River basin of the southern Appalachian Mountains. Master of Science Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Berge, Hans B. 2009. Limnological influences on the temporal distribution and trophic interactions of fishes in Lake Sammamish. Master of Science Thesis. University of Washington. Download
  • Duffy, Elisabeth J. 2009. Factors during early marine life that affect smolt-to-adult survival of ocean-type Puget Sound Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington. March 2009. Download
  • Lowery, Erin D. 2009. Trophic relations and seasonal effects of predation on Pacific salmon by fluvial bull trout in a riverine food web. Master of Science Thesis. University of Washington. Download
  • Claisse, J.T. 2009. Life history and evolutionary ecology of yellow tang, Zebrasoma flavescens, with implications for fisheries management using a MPA network.
  • Eaton, M.J. 2009. Systematics, population structure and demography of the African dwarf crocodile (Osteolaemus spp.): A perspective from multiple scales. PhD Dissertation. University of Colorado.
  • Suydam, Robert S. 2009. Age, growth, reproduction, and movements of beluga whales from the eastern Chukchi Sea. Doctoral dissertation, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Brignon, Bill. 2009. Eagle Creek ecological interactions: Residual hatchery steelhead and wild salmonids. M.S., Thesis. Oregon State University. 89 pp.
  • Young, K.E. 2009. Efficacy of using remotely sensed data for early detection of invasive plants in the Chihuahuan Desert. Dissertation, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Carrie O’Brien. 2008 Terrestrial small mammals from the Gamba complex in Gabon: Sampling techniques, distribution patterns, and landscape factors. M.S. (December 12, 2008)
  • Ranney, Steve. 2008. Influence of feeding history on metabolic rate of largemouth bass: implications for bioenergetics models. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 86 pp.
  • Meeuwig, M. H. 2008. Ecology of lacustrine-adfluvial bull trout populations in an interconnected system of natural lakes. Doctoral dissertation. Montana State University, Bozeman.
  • Rigby, E. Recruitment of mottled ducks (Anas fulvigula) on the upper Texas Gulf Coast. M.S Graduate 12/10/2008. Texas Tech University
  • Martin, B. M. 2008. Nest survival, nesting behavior, and bioenergetics of redbreast sunfish on the Tallapoosa River, Alabama. Masters Thesis. Auburn University.
  • Belcher, C. N. 2008. Investigating Georgia's shark nurseries: evaluation of sampling gear, habitat use, and source of sub-adult mortality. Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Becker, S.A. 2008. Habitat selection, condition, and survival of Shiras moose in northwest Wyoming. MS Thesis. Department of Zoology and Physiology. University of Wyoming.
  • Midway, S.R. 2008. Habitat ecology of the Carolina madtom, Noturus furiosus, an imperiled endemic stream fish. Master of Science Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Llewellyn, C. B. 2008. Evaluating ecological equivalence in created marshes. M.S. thesis in Fisheries. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Aycock, N. 2008. Development of a fish-based index of biotic integrity for oxbow lakes of the Yazoo River Basin, Mississippi. MS. thesis, Mississippi State University.
  • Sharma, B. 2008. Effects of cadmium at low concentrations on anuran growth and development. A PhD Dissertation in Fisheries, Texas Tech University, Lubbock Texas.
  • Wes Bouska, M.S., 2008. Thesis: Road crossings design and their impacts on fish assemblages and geomorphology of Great Plains streams
  • 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. Download
  • Oppel, S. 2008. King eider migration and seasonal interactions at the individual level. PhD Dissertation, Department of Biology and Wildlife, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK.
  • Koch, J. D. 2008. Effects of commercial harvest on shovelnose sturgeon populations in the upper Mississippi River. MS thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Zimmerman, J.L.. Rates of swim bladder parasite infection and PIT tag retention in upstream migrant American eels of the upper Potomac River drainage. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Naman, S.W. 2008. Predation by hatchery steelhead on natural salmon fry in the upper-Trinity River, California. 66 pp. Download
  • Fetherman, Eric R. 2008. Heritability of myxospore count and the effects of Myxobolus cerebralis exposure on the physiological performance of whirling disease resistant and susceptible strains of rainbow trout. Master's Thesis. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
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  • Fitzpatrick, Ryan M. 2008. Use of otolith elemental signatures in estimating sources of northern pike recruitment in the Yampa River, Colorado. Master's Thesis. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO. Download
  • Randy Larsen, Ph.D. 2008.A conceptual framework for understanding effects of wildlife water developments in the American southwest. (November 21, 2008)
  • McCoy, B.L. 2008. Effect of rearing location on escapement of coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) at Freshwater Creek, California. 41 pp. Download
  • Dr. Miguel Rosalino, Ph.D. 2008.The role of mammals in the structure, function, and sustainability of ‘Montado” woodlands, a Mediterranean habitat. Post-Doctoral student (with Dr. Margarida Santos Reis, University of Lisbon).
  • Selch, Trevor. 2008. Mercury dynamics in South Dakota walleye: water level fluctuations, seasonal variation, and reproductive condition. Ph.D. dissertation, South Dakota State University, 211 pp.
  • DeSa, Melissa. 2008. Extreme Habitat Modification and Its Effect on Herpetofaunal and Fish Communities on Lake Tohopekaliga, FL University of Florida, Gainesville. SNRE
  • Hotaling, Althea. 2008. Wet prairie Conversion in Water Conservation Area 3A, South Florida. University of Florida,. Gainesville. SNRE
  • Ramsay, Jennifer M. 2008. Husbandry stress of zebrafish, Danio rerio. Ph.D. Thesis, Oregon State University. 162 pp.
  • Kamienski, T. 2008. Spatial Analysis Of Texas Horned Lizard (Phrynosoma Cornutum) Habitat On Holloman Air Force Base, New Mexico; Implications For Management. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico
  • Bergthold, C. L. Spatial and temporal variation in electrofishing catches, stocking comparison, gear comparison, and performance of rainbow trout in three Tennessee reservoirs. MS Thesis, Tennesee Technologcial University, Cookeville. 100 pp.
  • Meyer, A. 2008. An Ecological Comparison Of Cephlopholis Argus Between Native and Introduced Populations. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii.
    131 pp.
  • Miller, A. 2008. Patterns of avian and bat mortality at a utility scaled wind farm on the Southern High Plains. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Spindler, Bryan. 2008. An energetics-based approach to habitat assessment for juvenile pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 188 pp.
  • Harper, C. D. 2008. A Large Volume Striped Bass Egg Incubation Chamber: Design and Comparison with a Traditional Method. M.S. Forestry and Natural Resources, Clemson University.
  • Christy Hand, Dept. Forestry and Natural Resources, M.S. student, August 2006 – August 2008: Wintering Ecology of American Oystercatchers
  • Janet Thibault, Dept. Forestry and Natural Resources, M.S. student, August 2005 – August 2008: Nesting and Foraging Ecology of American Oystercatchers in the Cape Romain Region, South Carolina
  • Cochran, J. W. 2008. Coarse woody debris characteristics of managed and unmanaged bottomland hardwood forests. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University.
  • Schilling, E.G. 2008. Effects of fish introductions on the geographic distribution and native invertebrate biodiversity of naturally fishless lakes in Maine. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Maine, Orono. 138 pp.

  • Pautzke, S. M. 2008. Distribution patterns of migratory striped bass in Plum Island Estuary, Massachusetts. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
  • Miyazono, S. 2008. Fish assemblage and water quality indicators of river connectivity in oxbow lakes of the Yazoo River basin. M.S. thesis. Mississippi State University.
  • Gosch, N. J. C. 2008. Predation as a mechanism for control of white perch: an investigation of food habits in two Nebraska reservoirs. Download
  • Burgess, Matthew A. 2008. Quantification and ecological role of snag habitat in the Apalachicola River, Florida. MS Thesis in Interdisciplinary Ecology, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida. 98 pp. Download
  • Brewer, S. K. 2008. Landscape and inchannel factors affecting the distribution and abundance of riverine smallmouth bass in Missouri. PhD. pp191. Charles Rabeni, Adviser.
  • Wood, Jeremiah. 2008. An investigation of the early life-history of exotic brown trout (Salmo trutta) and potential influences on invasion success. MS Thesis. Utah State University, 48 pages.
  • Grohs-Berg, Kristen. 2008. Macroinvertebrate composition and patterns of prey use by juvenile pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River. M.S. thesis, South Dakota State University, 205 pp.
  • Bronk, R. 2008. Macroinvertebrate composition, habitat, and diet in relation to the reintroduction of slimy sculpin in southeast Minnesota. M.S. Thesis, University of Minnesota.
  • Nadolski, Benjamin. 2008. Movement patterns and multi-scale factors that influence exotic brook trout distribution and abundance. MS Thesis. Utah State University, 79 pages.
  • Cho, S. J. 2008. Physiological stress responses of Rio Grande silvery minnow (Hybognathus amarus): Effects of individual and multiple physical stressors of handling, confinement, and transport. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Balas, C.J. 2008. Effects of conservation programs on amphibian communities in seasonal wetlands of the Prairie Pothole Region's glacial plains. Download
  • Josh Schloesser, M.S. 2008. Thesis: Large river fish community sampling strategies and fish associations to engineered and natural river channel structures
  • Kristen Pitts, M.S. 2008. Thesis: Assessing threats to native fishes in the Lower Colorado River Basin
  • Fischer, K.N. 2008. Marine habitat use of Black-footed and Laysan albatrosses during the post-breeding season and their spatial and temporal overlap with commercial fisheries. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 111 pp.
  • Elfes, Cristiane T. 2008. Persistent organic pollutant levels in North Pacific and North Atlantic humpback whales. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Lander, Michelle E. 2008 Population dynamics and behaviors of Steller sea lions with respect to environmental heterogeneity: Finding the links. Doctoral dissertation, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Mannan, R.N. 2008. An assessment of survey mehtodology, calling activity, and habitat associations of wood frogs (Rana sylvatica) and boreal chorus frogs (Pseudacris maculata) in a tundra biome. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Damer, John. 2008. The fate of brook trout stocked into the Watauga River below Wilbur Dam. MS Thesis, Tennessee Techyological Universicty, Cookeville. 58 pp.

  • Smith, L. 2008. Fluctuating Reef Environments Maintain Coral Resilience. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii. 144 pp.
  • Haralson, C.L. 2008. Breeding ecology, nest site selection, and human influence on white-tailed hawks on the Texas barrier islands. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Brinn, L. A. 2008. Assessment of differences in physical properties of sand associated with beach nourishment and effects on loggerhead sea turtle (Caretta caretta) nesting on northwest Florida. M.S. Thesis, school of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Florida. Gainesville , FL.
  • Stauffer, G. E. 2008. Nesting ecology and site fidelity of grassland sparrows on reclaimed surface mines in Pennsylvania. M.S. Thesis. Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA. Download
  • Gross, D. H. 2008. Mountain pine beetle fecundity and offspring size differ among lodgepole pine and whitebark pine hosts. Master's Thesis, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
  • Norvell, R.E. 2008. Disturbance as restoration in the Intermountain sagebrush-steppe: effects on non-target bird species. Doctoral Dissertation, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
  • Libungan, L.A. 2009. Local adaptation and variation in life history reaction norms within the Icelandic cod stock. M.S. thesis: University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. 22 pp. Download
  • Wendling, B.R. 2008. Effects of military overflights on habitat use and selection by female Dall’s sheep, Yukon-Tanana uplands, Alaska. MS thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks. 80 pp.
  • Newell, P. 2008. Pileated woodpeckers (Dryocopus pileatus) and saproxylic beetles in partial cut and uncut bottomland hardwood forests. M. S. Thesis, Louisiana State University.
  • Barrett, D. A. 2008. Status and population characteristics of the northern river otter (Lontra canadensis) in central and eastern Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma University, Stillwater. 114 pp. Initial Employment: Wildlife Biologist, Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Yuma, AZ.
  • Brown, Angela G. Demographic characteristics and habitat associations of an expanding black bear (Ursus americanus) population in Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma University, Stillwater. 55 pp. Initial Employment: Wildlife Biologist, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Tulsa, OK.
  • Cheng, Y-r. 2008. Differential growth of body components among coexisting passerine species in response to nest predation risk. M.S. degree, University of Montana.
  • McGowan, C. P. 2008. Incidental take and endangered species demography. PhD Dissertation. University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri. 129 pp.
  • Hammond, C. A. M. 2208. A demographic and landscape analysis for common loons in northwest Montana. MS Thesis, University of Montana, Missoula, MT.
  • Kautza, Adam. 2008. Growth, Age Distribution, and Population Dynamics of Black Crappies From Idaho. Report Prepared for Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Non thesis project for Master’s Degree.
  • Nielson, R. Jordan. 2008. Control of New Zealand Mudsnails in Fish Hatcheries. Master’s Thesis. Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, University of Idaho. May 2008.
  • Jeff Eitzmann, M.S. 2008. Thesis: Spatial habitat variation in a Great Plains river: effects on the fish assemblage and food web structure
  • Latty, Christopher J. 2008. Responses of common eiders to implanted satellite transmitters with percutaneous antennas. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
  • Hodgins, N.C. 2008. Development of a bioenergetic model for black carp to predict consumption and growth. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Loomis, J. H. 2008. The survival and blood chemistry response of walleye sander vitreus to a simulated live-release fishing tournament. M. S. Thesis, University of Minnesota.
  • Hedrick, L.B. 2008. Evaluation of the impacts of highway construction on sediment and benthic macroinvertebrates in Appalachian streams. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • McGree, M. 2008. Exposure to 17beta-estradiol alters reproduction of the adult red shiner (cyprinella lutrensis). Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Master of Science, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado Download
  • Hedrick, L. B. 2008. Evaluation of the impacts of highway construction on sediment and benthic macroinvertebrates in Appalachian streams. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Halbritter, H. 2008. Demographics, habitat use, and foraging of sympatric elk and cattle on Lincoln National Forest. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Lisa Wickliffe, Dept. Forestry and Natural Resources, M.S. student, May 2006 – April 2008: Foraging Ecology of Seabirds in Relation to Commercial Shrimp Trawler Activity
  • Tarr, Nathan. 2008. Fall migration and vehicle disturbance of shorebirds at South Core Banks, North Carolina. MS Fisheries and Wildlife.
  • Dolph, C. 2008. Empowering water quality decisions: reducing uncertainty and bounding variability of stream ecosystem indicators. M. S. Thesis, University of Minnesota.
  • Howard, K.G. 2008. Community structure, life history, and movement patterns of parrotfishes: large protogynous hermaphrodite fishery species.
  • Baldwin, R. A. 2008. Population demographics, habitat utilization, critical habitats, and condition of black bears in Rocky Mountain National Park. Dissertation, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Atuke, D. M. 2008. Effectiveness of riparian forestry best management practices to protect stream habitat and biota: lessons from temperate and tropical systems. Ph.D. Dissertaion, University of Minnesota.
  • 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.
  • Schoen, Erik R. 2007. Pelagic trophic interactions in contrasting basins in Lake Chelan. Master of Science Thesis. University of Washington. 76 pages. Download
  • Ogonowski, M. S. 2007. Factors influencing migratory decisions of western Burrowing Owls. M.S. Thesis, School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Elena Sachs, Dept. Forestry and Natural Resources, M.S. student, May 2006 – December 2007: Provisioning Behavior in Brown Pelicans
  • Cassinelli, J. D. 2007. Effects of Water Temperature on Growth and Physiology of Different Populations of Redband Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri). Master’s Thesis, Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. University of Idaho. December 2007.
  • Huber, C.G. 2007. Habitat preferences of juvenile common snook in the lower Rio Grande, Texas. An MS Thesis in Fisheries Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Jackson, Z. J. 2007. Assessment of the interrelationships between fish population dynamics and limnological characteristics of Iowa lakes. MS thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Keplinger, B. An experimental study of vertical habitat use and habitat shifts in single-species and mixed-species shoals of native and nonnative congeneric cyprinids. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Ransom, B.O. 2007. Extended freshwater rearing of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in northern California streams. 81 pp. Download
  • Schoen, E. R. 2007. Pelagic trophic interactions in contrasting basins in Lake Chelan. Master of Science Thesis. University of Washington. 76 pages.
  • Musch, A. E. 2007. Spawning habitat selection of sympatric smallmouth bass and rock bass in two north temperate lakes: Habitat separation in space and time. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. 103pp. Download
  • Kahara, Sharon. 2007. Predicting habitat suitability for lesser scaup (Athya affinis) spring migrants in eastern South Dakota. Ph.D. dissertation, South Dakota State University, 193 pp.
  • VALUE ORIENTATIONS AND THE PRACTICE OF CONSERVATION: APPLICATIONS IN FISHERIES MANAGEMENT AND AGRICULTURE
    A DISSERTATION
    SUBMITTED TO THE FACULTY OF THE GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
    BY Jeremy T. Bruskotter
    IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS
    FOR THE DEGREE OF
    DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN NATURAL RESOURCES SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT
  • Jamison, N. D. 2007. Physiology, survival, and dispersal of tournament-caught largemouth bass. MS Thesis, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville.
  • Strobel, B.N. 2007. Nest site selection and nestling diet of the Texas red-shouldered hawk Buteo lineatus texanus in South Texas. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University.
  • Scarpino, R. A. 2007. Guiding loggerhead hatchlings to the sea: an assessment of ground-level barriers and conflicting cues. M. S. Thesis. School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • Feola, J.E. 2007. Environmental variables influencing downstream migration of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in three northern California streams. 82 pp. Download
  • Justice, C. 2007. Response of juvenile salmonids to placement of large woody debris in California coastal streams. 121 pp. Download
  • Brad Friebel, Dept. Forestry and Natural Resources, M.S. student, January 2005 – August 2007: Home Range and Habitat Use of Feral Hogs in Congaree National Park
  • DeGoosh, K.E. Development and application of a paleolimnological inference model to identify historically fishless lakes in Maine. M.S. thesis, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine, C.S. Loftin and K.Webster, co-advisors.
  • Nelson, S.J. Annual contribution of mercury and tracer ions in winter throughfall deposition at Acadia National Park, Maine. Ph.D. dissertation, Ecology and Environmental Sciences, University of Maine. C.S. Loftin and J.S. Kahl, co-advisors.
  • DeYoung, C. 2007. Effects of turbidity on foraging efficiency and growth of salmonids in natural settings. 58 pp. Download
  • Dellinger, T.A. August 2007. Post-fledging ecology and survival of neotropical migratory songbirds on a managed Appalachian forest. MS Thesis, West Virginia University.
    URL: https://eidr.wvu.edu/etd/documentdata.eTD?documentid=5312
  • McDermott, M.E. August 2007. Breeding and post-breeding forest bird community dynamics in regenerating clearcuts and two-age harvests in the central Appalachians. MS Thesis, West Virginia University. URL: https://eidr.wvu.edu/etd/documentdata.eTD?documentid=5328
  • Hitt, N.P. 2007. Effects of stream network topology on fish assemblage structure and bioassessment sensitivity in the mid-Atlantic highlands, USA. Doctoral Dissertation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Myers, A.M. 2007. Evaluating the fatty acid signature technique for studies of diet composition in piscivorous waterbirds. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 107 pp.
  • Dierking, J. 2007. Effects Of The Introduced Predatory Fish Cephalopholis Argus On Native Reef Fish Populations In Hawaii. Department of Zoology, University of Hawaii.
    115 pp.
  • Archdeacon, T. P. 2007. Effects of Asian tapeworm, mosquitofish, and food ration on growth and survival of Mohave tui chub. Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Kline, S. J. 2007. Effects of Asian tapeworm (Bothriocephalus acheilognathi) exposure on growth and mortality of Yaqui chub (Gila pupurea) and Yaqui topminnow (Poeciliopsis occidentalis sonoriensis). Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Coleman, S. 2008. Post-wildfire effects in a Gila trout (Oncorhynchus gilae) trout stream. Master of Science, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Hughes, K. M. 2007. Habitat selection of band-tailed pigeons. M.S. Thesis, School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Ingram, T. R. 2007. Age, growth and fecundity of Alabama shad in the Apalachicola River, Florida. MS Thesis.
  • Barlow, S. 2007. M.S. Candidate. Monitoring anuran richness and relative abundance in created wetlands of central Louisiana. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University.
  • Perkins, M. M.S. Candidate. 2007. Use of stable isotopes to distinguish resident and migrant rails in coastal Louisiana and Texas. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University.
  • Kurth, J.E. Methods for the translocation of the yellow lampmussel (Lampsilis cariosa) and the tidewater mucket (Leptodea ochracea) in the Fort Halifax dam impoundment of the Sebasticook River, Maine. M.S. thesis, ecology and Environmenatl Sciences, University of Maine, C.S. Loftin and J. Rhymer, co-advisors.
  • James, C. A. 2007. Investigations of the invasive New Zealand mudsnail Potamopyrgus antipodarum in Idaho: implications for temperature limitations. Master’s Thesis, University of Idaho.
  • Jesse Fischer, M.S. 2007. Thesis: Structural organization of Great Plains stream fish assemblages: implications for sampling and conservation
  • Penne, C. R. 2007. Radio-telemetry study of common carp in Clear Lake, Iowa, to guide future management. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Rowe, D. C. 2007. Relationships of fish assemblages, in-stream physical habitat, and landscape characteristics in wadeable Iowa streams. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Wilson, Heather. 2007. Survival and productivity of common eiders. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
  • Jachowski, D. S. 2007. Resource selection by black-footed ferrets in relations to the spatial distribution on prairie dogs. Masters Thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia. 61pp.
  • Spencer, A.B. 2007. Habitat characteristics and fish assemblage structure of deep pools in the upper Tombigbee River, Mississippi. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • VanDeHey, J. A. 2007. Genetic structure among Lake Michigan's lake whitefish spawning aggregates. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. 118 pp. Download
  • Burns, A. 2007. Comparison of two electrofishing gears (backpack and parallel wires) and abundances of fishes in the upper Greenbrier River drainage. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Ely, P. C. 2007. Population size and passage efficiency of Alabama shad reaching Jim Woodruff Lock and Dam.
  • Pacifici, Krishna. 2007. Effects of vegetation and background noise on the detection process in auditory avian point count surveys. MS Zoology.
  • Nagle, F. A. 2007. Empowering conservation decisions: towards a theory of authentic arenas for environmental conflict management and decision-making. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Minnesota.
  • Holbrook, C. 2007. MS Thesis: Behavior and survival of Migrating Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in the Penobscot River and Estuary Maine: Acoustic Telemetry Studies of Smolts and Adults. Download
  • Schlesser, N. J. 2007. Effects of riparian forest harvest on instream habitat and fish assemblages in northern Minnesota. M. S. Thesis, University of Minnesota.
  • 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.
  • Henneman, C. 2006. Habitat associations of red-shouldered hawks in central Minnesota landscapes. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Cross, Alison D. 2006. Early marine growth and consumption demand of juvenile pink salmon in Prince William Sound and the northern coastal Gulf of Alaska. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Washington. Download
  • Moss, Jamal H. 2006. Interannual differences in spatial variability of consumption demand and growth potential for juvenile pink salmon in the Gulf of Alaska with implications for size-selective mortality. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Washington. Download
  • Kerns, J.A. 2006. Delayed mortality and movements of paddlefish released as bycatch in the lower Tennessee River. MS Thesis, Tennessee Techological University, Cookeville. 42 pp.
  • Lisa Nordstrom, Ph.D.2006. Tapirs and rhinoceroses in captivity: An examination of the North American captive populations and their husbandry.
  • Silvia Rosa, M.S. 2006.Highway effects on small mammal communities and effectiveness of a deer-vehicle collision mitigation strategy.
  • Barichivich, W. j. 2006. Characterization of a marine turtle aggregation in the big bend of Florida. MS Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
  • Boyle, W. A. 2006. Why do birds migrate? The role of food, habitat, predation, and competition. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Gonzales, E.J. 2006. Diet and prey consumption of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in three northern California streams. 66 pp. Download
  • Ziegeweid, J. R. 2006. Ontogenetic Changes in salinity and temperature tolerances of young-of-the-year shortnose sturgeon (Acipenser brevirostrum). MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia.
  • Kristin Meehan, Dept. Forestry and Natural Resources, M.S. student, June 2004 – December 2006: Landscape Scale Correlates of Fox Squirrel Presence on Golf Courses in Coastal South Carolina
  • Andrew Makinster, M.S. 2006. Thesis: Population dynamics of flathead catfish in the Kansas River
  • Sheehan, K. 2006. An interpolation method for stream habitat assessments with reference to the crystal darter. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • DeVries, R.J. 2006. Population dynamics, movements, and spawning habitat of the shortnose sturgeon, Acipenser brevirostrum, in the Altamaha River system, Georgia. Master's Thesis. University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Hoberecht, Laura K. 2006. Investigating the use of blubber fatty acids to detect Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) foraging on ephemeral high-quality prey. Doctoral dissertation, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Richards, Nathan. 2006. Strobe light effects on stress and avoidance behavior in fishes and distribution of zooplankton in Lake Oahe, South Dakota. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, 64 pp.
  • Holbrook, C. 2006. An assessment of spawning habitat, length at maturity, and fecundity of brown trout in Tennessee reservoirs. MS Thesis, Tennesee Technological University, Cookeville. 53 pp.
  • Hanson, L. B. 2006. Demography of feral pig populations at Fort Benning, Georgia. MS Thesis, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
  • Reynolds, M. J. 2006. The effects of forest management on habitat quality for black bears in the southern Appalachian Mountains. PhD Dissertation, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
  • Mukhi, S. 2006. Reproductive and developmental toxicity of highly energetic compounds in zebrafish (Danio rerio). A PhD Dissertation in Environmental Toxicology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Litvan, M. E. 2006. Evaluation of fish passage and fish and macroinvertebrate communities in southwest Iowa streams modified by grade control structures. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Zerbini, Alexandre N. 2006. Improving precision in multiple covariate distance sampling: A case study with whales in Alaska. Doctoral dissertation. School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Tracy-Smith EK. 2006. Relation of Missouri River flows to sandbar morphology with implications for selected biota. MS Thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia. Download
  • Perry, Roger W. Stand- and landscape-level roost selection by forest bats in the Ouachita Mountains. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 87 pp. Initial Employment: Wildlife Biologist, Southern Research Station, U.S. Forest Service, Hot Springs, AR.
  • Brewster, Jerome. 2006. Spatial and Temporal Variation in the Singing Rates of Two Forest Songbirds, the Ovenbird and the Black-throated Blue Warbler: Implications for Aural Counts of Songbirds. MS Zoology.
  • Anteau, M. 2006. Ecology of Lesser Scaup and Amphipods in the Upper-Midwest: Scope and Mechanisms of the Spring Condition Hypothesis and Implications for Migration Habitat Conservation. Dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. May 2006.
  • Reiter, M.E. 2006. Historical trends in collared lemming (Dicrostonyx richardsoni) abundance and nest success if Eastern Prairie Population (EPP) Canada geese (Branta canadensis interiorI in northern Manitoba: evaluating the "bird-lemming" hypothesis. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Cain, J.W., III. 2006. Responses of desert bighorn sheep to the removal of anthropogenic water sources. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Arizona, Tucson.
  • Drew, CA. 2006. Spatial Ecology of Reef Fish in Back Reef and Reef Habitats. PhD Dissertation, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
  • Thiarajan, Bala. 2006. Community dynamics of rodents, fleas, and plague associated with black-tailed prairie dogs. Ph.D. Dissertation, Division of Biology, Kansas State University.
  • Zarnetske, Phoebe L. 2006. Multiple species modelling: the management indicator species issue revisited. Master's Thesis, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
  • Grabowski TB. 2006. Reproductive ecology and seasonal migrations of robust redhorse (Moxostoma robustum) in the Savannah River, South Carolina and Georgia. Ph.D. dissertation. Clemson University. Clemson, South Carolina, USA. Download
  • Sakaris, P. C. 2006. Effects of hydrologic variation on dynamics of channel catfish and flathead catfish populations in regulated and unregulated rivers in the southeast USA. Doctoral Dissertation. Auburn University, Alabama.
  • Mosley, D. L. 2006. Habitat selection of robust redhorse (Moxostoma robustum): implications for developing sampling protocols. MS Thesis submitted to Univ. of GA
  • Pierluissi, S. 2006. Breeding waterbird use of rice fields in southwestern Louisiana. M.S. Thesis, Louisiana State University.
  • Smith, Stephanie J. Using genetics analyses to gain insight on a rare bat, Corynorhinus townsendii pallescens. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 49 pp. Initial Employment: Wildlife Biologist, Bureau of Land Management, Pinedale, WY.
  • Walter, W. David. Ecology of a colonizing population of Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus). Ph.D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 87 pp. Initial Employment: Post-doctoral Fellow, U.S.D.A. Wildlife Research Center, Fort Collins, CO.
  • McCloskey, J.T. 2006. Evaluating effects of fire management policy on vegetation communities in the Okefenokee Swamp, Georgia. PhD dissertation, Ecology and Environmental Sciences Program, University of Maine, Orono. 232 pp.
  • Chalfoun, A. 2006. The role of spatial context in influencing fitness consequences and selection on habitat choice by a shrub-steppe bird. Ph.D. degree, University of Montana.
  • Fontaine, J. J. 2006. Ecological consequences of predation risk on phenotypic expression in coexisting species: experimental removal studies. Ph.D. degree, University of Montana.
  • Albanese, E. 2006. Local and landscape requirements of frosted elfins (Callophrys irus) in sandplain communities of Massachusetts. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Grgurovic, Mark. 2006. Habitat selection and movement patterns of Blanding’s turtles (Emydoidea blandingii) in Massachusetts. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Hauser, Donna D.W. 2006. Summer space use of southern resident killer whales (Orcinus orca) within Washington and British Columbia inshore waters. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • McCluskey, Shannon M. 2006. Space use patterns and population trends of southern resident killer whales (Orcinus orca) in relation to distribution and abundance of Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) in the inland waters of Washington State and British Columbia. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Iván Llerandi. 2006. Abundance, habitat use, and movement patterns of the Red-tailed Hawk
    (Buteo jamaicensis) in north-central Puerto Rico. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 189 pp.
  • Walter, W. D. 2006. Ecology of a colonizing population of Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus). Ph.D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 151 pp.
  • Perkins, Kelly Ann. May 2006. Cerulean Warbler Selection of Forest Canopy Gaps. Master's Thesis, West Virginia University. Available: https://eidr.wvu.edu/etd/documentdata.eTD?documentid=4596
  • Feldhaus, J. 2006. Heat shock proteins and physiological stress in redband rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss gairdneri) in the South Fork John Day River, Oregon.
  • Lisa Ferguson, Dept. Forestry and Natural Resources, M.S. student, January 2004 – May 2006: Growth and Adrenocortical Response of Brown Pelican Nestlings in Relation to Ectoparasite Infestation in South Carolina
  • Agness, Alison M. 2006. Effects and impacts of vessel activity on Kittlitz’s Murrelet in Glacier Bay, Alaska. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • London, Josh M. 2006. Harbor seals in Hood Canal: Predators and prey. Doctoral dissertation, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • DuBey, R. May 2006. Ecology of whirling disease in arid lands with an emphasis on Tubifex tubifex. Dissertation. Department of Biology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.
  • Norem, A. D. 2005. Injury assessment of sea turtles utilizing the neritic zone of the southeastern United States. M.S. Thesis, School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Florida, Gainesvile, FL.
  • Engle, R.O. 2005. Distribution and summer survival of juvenile steelhead trout (Oncorphynchus mykiss) in two streams within the King Range National Conservation Area, California. 97 pp. Download
  • Smythe, L. Nesting ecology of migrating songbirds in eastern New Mexico. M.S. Candidate. M.S. graduate 12/14/05. Texas Tech University
  • Cull, R. E. 2005. Instantaneous growth and mortality estimates of Age-0 carpsuckers (Carpoides spp) in the Oconee River, Georgia. MS Thesis submitted to the University of Georgia
  • Gossman, B. P. 2005. Use of terraced marsh habitats by estuarine nekton in southwestern Louisiana. M.S. thesis in Fisheries. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Morse, Julie. 2005. Productivity of black oystercatchers. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
  • Sheffield, L.M. 2005. Using auklets to monitor the effects of global warming on the Bering Sea Ecosystem: Detecting change in auklet food supply, productivity, and populations. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 107 pp.
  • Osier, E. Distribution and habitat use of the crystal darter (Crystallaria asprella) and spotted darter (Etheostoma maculatum) in the Elk River, West Virginia. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Frazey, S. L. 2005. The relationship between productivities of salmonids and forest stands in northern California streams. 45 pp. Download
  • Dellinger, Rachel Lynette. Dec 2005. Nesting Success and Nest Site Characteristics of Four Thrush Species on a Managed Forest. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University. https://eidr.wvu.edu/etd/documentdata.eTD?documentid=4398
  • Moles, K. 2005. Reproductive characteristics of Actinonaias ligtamentina in the upper Green River, Kentucky. M.S. Thesis, Tennessee Technological University. 64pp.
  • Gossman, B. 2005. Use of terraced marsh by estuarine nekton in southwest Louisiana. MS. Louisiana State University.
  • Cull, R. E. 2005. Instaneous growth and mortality estimates of Age-0 carpsuckers (Carpoides spp.) in the Oconee River, GA. MS Thesis submitted to Univ. of GA
  • Shea, C. P. 2005. Fish habitat use and assemblage structure in regulated and unregulated reaches of a large southeastern warmwater stream. MS Thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Wang, Susan. 2005. Groundfish habitat associations from video survey with a submersible off the Washington state coast. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle Washington USA.
  • Podolsky, Andrei. 2005. Behavioral Ecology and Population Status of Wood Thrush and Ovenbird in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. PhD. Zoology.
  • Hall, L. E. 2005. Avian nest survival and snake abundance in restored and remnant grasslands in northwestern Iowa. M.S. thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
  • Jain, A. A. 2005. Bird and bat behavior and mortality at a northern Iowa windfarm. M.S. thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
  • Phillips, Laura M. 2005. Migration ecology and distribution of king eiders. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
  • Zimmerman, J. K. H. 2005. Interactions between native and nonnative species: consequences of a brown trout introduction on a coldwater stream community. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Minnesota.
  • Hildebrand, H. Size, age composition, and upstream migration of American eels at the Millville Dam eel ladder, Shenandoah River, West Virginia. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.
  • Colvin, M. 2005. Ecology Of Myxobolus Cerebralis In The Pahsimeroi River Drainage, Idaho. M.S. Thesis, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho.
  • Ruiz, J. C. 2005. An evaluation of the relative influence of spatial, statistical, and biological factors on the accuracy of stream fish species presence models Masters Thesis, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • E. Johnson, M.S. 2005. Bird and small mammal communities of sagebrush-dominated mountain meadows: An examination of meadow characteristics as part of a hierarchical, multi-level study of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest.
  • Tammy Wilson, M.S. 2005. Landscape dynamics of bird and small mammal communities in sagebrush-dominated mountain meadows in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest: Part of a hierarchical, multi-level study,
  • Strand, Kimberly A. 2005. Diet and body composition of migrating lesser scaup in eastern South Dakota. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, 78 pp.
  • Wright, S.K. 2005. Disturbance and roosting ecology of California brown pelicans (Pelecanus occidentalis californicus) on East Sand Island in the Columbia River estuary. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 106 pp.
  • Lamb, J.S. 2005. Wile-E and the City: Coyotes, Cape Cod, and the Case for Non-Lethal Population Control. Honors Thesis, Harvard University Department of Environmental Science and Public Policy. 71 p.
  • Giovanni, M.D. 2005. Prey partitioning between sympatric grassland raptors. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • Garcia, V. 2005. Effects of food and ectoparasites on age of natal dispersal in burrowing owls. M.S. Thesis, School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Lantz, S. J. 2005. Nesting Ecology and Habitat Selection of Western Burrowing Owls (Athene cunicularia hypugaea) in the Thunder Basin National Grassland, Northeastern Wyoming, M.S. Thesis, Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie WY.
  • Johnson, Tammi L. 2005. Spatial dynamics of a bacterial pathogen: Sylvatic plague in black-tailed prairie dogs. M.S. Thesis, Division of Biology, Kansas State University.
  • Newby, Lorri A. 2005. Effects of experimental manipulation of coterie size on demography of black-tailed prairie dogs in South Dakota. M.S. Thesis, Division of Biology, Kansas State University
  • Clark, Laura J. 2005. Small mammal ecology and the prevalence of Lyme disease on Martha’s Vineyard. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Black, D. D. 2005. A rapid biological/chemical assessment technique for characterizing streams impacted by acid mine drainage. Masters Thesis. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • Hayer, C-A. 2005. Influence of spatial, temporal, and abiotic factors on detection probabilities for fishes in the Mobile River drainage, Alabama. Masters Thesis. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama
  • Bank, M.S. 2005. Mercury bioaccumulation and habitat relations of lotic and lentic amphibians from Acadia National Park, Maine, USA. PhD dissertation, Ecology and Environmental Sciences Program, University of Maine, Orono. 155 pp.
  • Sharp, N. W. 2005. Demography of small mammal populations in longleaf pine undergoing restoration. MS Thesis, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
  • Hart, J.M. 2005. Characteristics of the spotted bass and largemouth bass in a northeastern Mississippi stream, the Buttahatchee River. Master's thesis. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Haggerty, Sarah A. 2005. Effect of firebreak maintenance on rare insects of Manuel F. Correllus State Forest, Massachusetts. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Kanda, L. Leann. 2005. Limitations to the northernmost distribution of Virginia opossums. PhD Disseration, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Jeremy M. Bennet. 2005. Mourning Dove (Zenaida macroura) population dynamics and survival in Hell Creek Wildlife Management Area, Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 67 pp.
  • José A. Cruz. 2005. Response of aquatic invertebrate, plant, and avian communities to manipulations of coastal wetland habitats at Humacao Nature Reserve, Puerto Rico. Dissertation, Mississippi State University. 187 pp.
  • Marisel Lopez. 2005. White-cheeked Pintail (Anas bahamensis) hen and duckling survival, movements, and habitat use at Humacao Nature Reserve. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 175 pp.
  • Wyatt F. Nimitz. 2005. Use and movement patterns of the Red-tailed Hawk (Buteo jamaicensis) in occupied Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata) habitat. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 120 pp.
  • Petersen, A. 2005. Buffer strips around sinkholes to protect and improve water quality in southeastern Minnesota: conservation in karst. M. S. Thesis, University of Minnesota.
  • C. A. Kassar, M.S. 2005. Wildlife vehicle collisions in Utah: An analysis of wildlife road mortality hotspots, economic impacts, and implications for mitigation and management.
  • Carveth, C. J. 2005. A comparison of the upper thermal tolerance of native and nonnative fish species in Arizona. Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Erickson, Aleta. 2005 Effects of Human Trampling in the Barnacle Zone along a Gradient of Use in Olympic National Park. Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Sanchez, B. December 2005. Transport and fate of PCBs in a wetland food web: Implications of biomagnification and associated risk. M.S. Thesis, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA.
  • Wibisono, Hariyo T. 2005. Conservation of Sumatran tigers (Panthera tigris sumatrae) in Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, Indonesia. MS Thesis, University of Massachusetts Amherst.
  • Doherty, K.E. 2004. Fall movement patterns of adult female American woodcock (Scolopax minor) in the western Great Lakes region. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Ruzycki, James R. 2004. Impacts of nonnative lake trout introductions on native fish communities in western North America. Doctoral dissertation, Utah State University.
  • Trujillo, A. M. M.S. Assessment of the suitability of the northern karst region of Puerto Rico for the reintroduction of the Puerto Rican Parrot (Amazona vittata). December 2004, Allen R. Lewis-Co-Advisor).
  • Birdsong, T. W. 2004. Complexity and nekton use of marsh edge habitats in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. M.S. thesis in Fisheries. Louisiana State Univeristy, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Leis, Sherry A. Effects of military training on soil, vegetation, and the small-mammal community in a mixed prairie. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 86 pp. [Co-advised with D. M. Engle] Initial Employment: Botanist, Missouri Department of Wildlife Conservation, Columbia, MO.
  • Whittaker, T. D. 2004. The herpetofauna of Hispaniola with special emphasis on the Dominican Republic: description, anthropogenic effects, and management. M.S. Report Option, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 47 pp. Initial Employment: Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, Tulsa, OK.
  • Chalmers, R.J. 2004. Wetland and nest scale habitat use by the four-toed salamander (Hemidactylium scutatum) in Maine, and a comparison of survey methods. MS, Ecology and Environmental Sciences Program, University of Maine, Orono. 109 pp.
  • Knoche, Michael J. 2004. King eider wing molt: inferences from stable isotope analyses. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska, Fairbanks.
  • Sergeant, C. 2004. Effects of slope, substrate, cover, predators, and ontogeny on lentic habitat preferences of juvenile Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha in experimental arenas. MS Thesis. University of Washington.
  • Widmer, A. M. 2004. Upper temperature tolerance of loach minnow under acute, chronic, and fluctuating thermal regimes. Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Davis, Blake A. 2004. Estimating trophic position of Lake Oahe walleyes using stable isotope analysis. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, 54 pp.
  • Holevinski, R. A. 2004. Use of hazing techniques and translocation to increase dispersal of resident Canada geese. M.S. thesis, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell Universiy, Ithaca, NY. 75 pp.
  • K. McFadden. 2004. The ecology, evolution, and natural history of the endangered carnivores of Cozumel Island, Mexico. Columbia University Doctoral Dissertation.
  • Selch, Trevor M. 2004. The cost of capturing prey: measuring largemouth bass foraging activity using glycolytic enzymes (lactate dehydrogenase). M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, 51 pp.
  • Lyons, D. E. 2004. Foraging ecology of Caspian terns and double-crested cormorants in the Columbia River estuary. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR. 95 pp.
  • Pruett, A.L. 2004. Black-tailed prairie dog association with playa lakes in the Southern High Plains and a new approach to estimating colony population sizes. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Roy, A.H. 2004. Can riparian forests mediate the effects of urbanization on stream fishes? PhD dissertation. The University of Georgia, Athens, GA. Download
  • Walker, C.A. 2004. Assessment of voluntary angler creel surveys at Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks lakes. Master's thesis. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Smith, J. Water quality trends of the Blackwater River, West Virginia. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Manjerovic, Mary Beth. Aug 2004. Demography and genetic structure of an Allegheny woodrat population in northcentral West Wirginia. MS thesis, WVU. https://etd.wvu.edu/etd/etdDocumentData.jsp?jsp_etdId=3579
  • Abundance and conservation of water rice for wintering waterfowl in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley.
  • McCarthy, Sarah. 2004. Factors affecting trophic performance of Oncorhynchus mykiss along forest gradients in the South Fork Trinity River watershed, California. MS Thesis. University of Washington. 68 pages. Download
  • Moon, J. Survival, movements, and habitat use of female northern pintails in the Playa Lakes Region. M.S. graduate 6/25/04. Texas Tech University
  • McGowan, C. 2004. Factors affecting nesting success of American Oystercatchers in North Carolina. MS Thesis, Department of Zoology, North Carolina State University.
  • Gall, A.E. 2004. Planktivorous auklets (Aethia pusilla and A. cristatella) nesting on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska as indicators of marine conditions in the northern Bering Sea. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 132 pp.
  • Lyons, D.E. 2004. Foraging ecology of Caspian terns and double-crested cormorants in the Columbia River estuary. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 90 pp.
  • Alldredge, M. 2004. Avian Point Count Surveys: Estimating Components of the Detection Process. Ph.D. Dissertation, Depts. Statistics and Zoology, North Carolina State University.
  • McGowan, Conor. 2004. Factors affecting the nesting success of American Oystercatchers on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. MS Thesis, NCSU.
  • Chambers, M.D. 2004. Population structure and recovery dynamics of black abalones (Haliotis cracherodii) from withering syndrome in the California Islands. School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Brewer, S. K. 2004. Evaluating the role of shallow habitats to the spawning success of fish species in the Marais des Cygnes River. MS Thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia. 150pp.
  • Smith, M. D. 2004. Function of manure-scattering behavior of burrowing owls (Athene cunicularia). M.S. Thesis, School of Natural Resources, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.
  • Willey, W.S. 2004. Energetic response of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) to varying water temperature regimes in northern California streams. 82 pp. Download
  • Taylor, M. Y. 2004. Habitat use and tag retention of juvenile shovelnose sturgeon, a surrogate species for Alabama sturgeon. Masters Thesis. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
  • Reinert, T. R. 2004. Decline and recovery of striped bass in the Savannah River Estuary: synthesis and re-analysis of historical information and evaluation of restoration potential.
  • Wellman, D. Post-flood recolonization of fishes in tributaries of New River, New River Gorge National River. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Winstead, N. A. 2004. Breeding bird and vegetation communities of Reelfoot Lake. M.S. Thesis, University of Tennessee.
  • Mazur, Michael M. 2004. Linking visual foraging with temporal prey distribution to model trophic interactions in Lake Washington. Doctoral Dissertation. University of Washington. 179 pages. Download
  • McIntyre, J. K. 2004. Bioaccumulation of mercury and organochlorines in the food web of Lake Washington. MS Thesis, University of Washington. 204 pages. Download
  • Sergeant, Christopher. 2004. Effects of slope, substrate, cover, predators, and ontogeny on lentic habitat preferences of juvenile Chinook salmon Oncorhynchus tshawytscha in experimental arenas. MS Thesis. University of Washington. 48 pages. Download
  • Brown, P. J. 2004. Ecology of smallmouth bass Micropterus dolomieu early life history in three north temperate lakes. University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point, Wisconsin. 100p.
  • Smithers, B.L. 2003. Northern goshawk food habits in Minnesota: an analysis using time-lapse recording systems. M.S. thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.
  • Merriman, J.W. 2003. Raptors associated with black-tailed prairie dog colonies and directional manipulation of prairie dog colony expansion using visual barriers in shortgrass prairie. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Smithers, B.L. 2003. Northern goshawk food habits in Minnesota: an analysis using time-lapse recording systems. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Thompson, T.R. 2003. The effectiveness of the Conservation Reserve Program's native seeding requirement in providing breeding and wintering habitat for grassland birds in the Southern High Plains of Texas. MS Thesis, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX.
  • Flinders, J. M. 2003. Biology and foraging demands of northern pike in three Arizona reservoirs and their distribution and status in the southwestern United States. Master's thesis, University of Arizona
  • Schade, C. B. 2003. Factors associated with the distribution and abundance of non-native fishes in streams of the American West. Master's thesis, University of Arizona
  • Sparkman, M.D. 2003. Negative influences of predacious egg-eating worms, Haplotaxis ichthyophagus, and fine sediments on coho salmon, Onchorhynchus kisutch, in natural and artificial redds. 64 pp. Download
  • Kanouse, S. C. 2003. Nekton use and growth in three brackish marsh pond microhabitats. M.S. thesis in Fisheries. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Brongo, L. L. Demography of black bears in the Pisgah Bear Sanctuary. MS Thesis, Auburn University, Auburn, AL.
  • Anderson, S.K. 2003. Foraging ecology, colony attendance, and chick provisioning of Caspian terns (Sterna caspia) in the Columbia River estuary. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 101 pp.
  • Derek W. Hengstenberg. 2003. Reproductive biology, abundance, and movement patterns of the Broad-winged Hawk Buteo platypterus brunnescens in a limestone forest of Puerto Rico. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 114 pp.
  • Hammond, S. 2003. Seasonal movements of yellow-phase American eels (Anguilla rostrata) in the Shenandoah River. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Lenz, B. 2003. Winter habitat use of fishes in the Ohio River. MS Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Ammer, Frank K. Dec 2003. Population level dynamics of grasshopper sparrow populations breeding on reclaimed mountaintop mines in West Virginia. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. URL: http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=3242
  • Williams, Jennifer M. Dec 2003. Impacts on terrestrial and streamside herpetofauna by mountaintop removal mining in southern West Virginia. PhD Dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. URL: http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=3231
  • Au, L. 2003. Patterns in bird community structure related to restoration of Minnesota dry oak savannas. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Haugerud, Neil J. 2003. Macroinvertebrate biomonitoring criteria and community composition in seasonal floodplain wetlands of the upper Missouri River. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, 154 pp.
  • Bosworth, Scott B. Sept 2003. Cerulean warbler relative abundance and frequency of occurrence relative to large-scale edge. Master's Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. https://eidr.wvu.edu/eidr/documentdata.eIDR?documentid=3116
  • Fletcher, R. J., Jr. 2003. Spatial and temporal scales of distribution and demography in breeding songbirds: implications of habitat fragmentation and restoration. Ph.D. dissertation, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
  • Frohnauer, N. K. 2003. Population characteristics and angler use of muskellunge in Shoepack Lake, Voyageurs National Park. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Smith, R.D.M. Aug 2003. Raptor assemblage, abundance, nesting ecology, and habitat characteristics under intensive forest management in the central Appalachian Mountains. Master's Thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown. http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=3013
  • de la Hoz Franco, E. A. 2003. Assessing the effects of Myxobolus cerebralis and other environmental factors on the dynamics, abundance, and distribution of endemic trout populations in the Logan River, Utah. MS Thesis. Utah State University.
  • Iles, A. C. 2003. Indirect effects of metal-contamination on energetics of yellow perch (Perca flavescens) in Sudbury area lakes, resulting from food web simplification. M.Sc. Thesis. McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
  • Nack, R.R. 2003. Brood movements and distribution of Eastern Prairie Population (EPP) Canada geese (Branta canadensis interior) in northern Manitoba: potential influence of increased snow goose (Chen caerulescens caerulescens) abundance. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Leslie, L. L., 2003. Diet and consumption rates of native fishes by nonnative fishes in the Verde River, Arizona. Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Mitchell, S.E. 2003. The effects of depleted uranium on the health and development of Xenopus laevis.
  • Plunket, John Thompson, IV. 2003. A comparison of finfish assemblages on subtidal oyster shell (cultched oyster lease) and mud bottom in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. M.S. Thesis in Oceanography. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Duffy, Elisabeth J. 2003. Early marine distribution and trophic interactions of juvenile salmon in Puget Sound. MS Thesis. University of Washington. 173 pages. Download
  • Anderson, C.D. 2003. Factors affecting colony size, reproductive success, and foraging patterns of double-crested cormorants nesting on East Sand Island in the Columbia River estuary. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 128 pp.
  • Antolos, M. 2003. Breeding and foraging ecology of Caspian terns (Sterna caspia) in the mid-Columbia River: Predation on juvenile salmonids and management implications. M.S. thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR. 152 pp.
  • Bradford, A. L. 2003. Population assessment of western North Pacific gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus). Masters thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington USA.
  • Bradford, A. L. 2003. Population assessment of western North Pacific gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus). Masters Thesis, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington.
  • Everett, E.M. 2003. Habitat characterization and environmental influences of the Jemez Mountains Salamander (Plethodon neomexicanus).
  • Jensen, William E. 2003. Spatial variation in brown-headed cowbird (Molothrus ater) abundance and brood parasitism in the Flint Hills tallgrass prairie. Ph.D. Disertation, Division of Biology, Kansas State University.
  • Wong, Mayee. 2003. High spatial homogeneity in a sex-biased mating system: The breeding structure of greater prairie chickens (Tympanuchus cupido pinnatus) in Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Division of Biology, Kansas State University.
  • Jolley, J. C. 2003. A comparison of the tailwater and reservoir catfish populations in a section of the Coosa River, Alabama. Masters Thesis. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
  • Bush, C. 2003. Nekton utilization of restored habitat in a Louisiana marsh. M.S. thesis in Fisheries. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Leslie W. Welch. 2003. Roost site selection, movements, and habitat use of red bats (Vespertilionidae: Lasiurus borealis) in an intensively managed pine forest in Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 92 pp.
  • Rogers, R. S. 2003. Spawning and recruitment of flannelmouth suckers in the tailwater of Glen Canyon Dam, Colorado River, Arizona. Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Rosenberger, A. E. 2003. Multi-scale habitat use patterns by Roanoke logperch (Percina rex) in Virginia's rivers: a comparison among populations and over ontogeny. PhD Dissertation, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Grabowski TB. 2002. Temporal and spatial variability of blenny (Perciformes: Labrisomidae and Blenniidae) assemblages on Texas jetties. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University. College Station, Texas, USA. Download
  • Anteau, M. 2002. Nutrient reserves of lesser scaup during spring migration in the Mississipp Flyway: a test of the spring condition hypothesis. M.S. thesis, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. 44pp.
  • Hogan, Jennifer. 2002. Distribution and Nesting of Diamondback Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin littoralis) Near South Deer Island in Galveston Bay, Texas. M.S. Thesis, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • Lamont, Margaret M. 2002. Response of Foraging Shorebirds and Nesting Sea Turtles to Barrier Island Dynamics. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville, Fl.
  • Kasson, Shane A. Effects of prescribed burning on cattail (Typha latifolia) dominated marshes. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 53 pp. Initial Employment: Wildlife Biologist, Sequoyah National Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Vian, OK.
  • Miller, O. Dewayne. Efficacy of moist-soil management techniques on Hackberry Flat Wildlife Management Area: response of vegetation, existing soil seed bank, and waterfowl. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 90 pp. Initial Employment: Ranch Manager, Briar Lakes Ranch, L.P., Palestine, TX.
  • Heitke, J. D. 2002. In-stream and riparian habitat relationships in Iowa streams. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Quist, M. 2002. Abiotic factors and species interactions that influence recruitment of walleyes in Kansas reseroirs. PhD dissertation. Kansas State University, Manhattan.
  • Williams, G.E. Aug 2002. Relations of nesting behavior, nest predators, and nesting success of wood thrushes (Hylocichla mustelina) to habitat characteristics at multiple scales. PhD dissertation, WVU. URL: http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=2551
  • Gustafson, W. 2002. Assessing Landsat TM Imagery for Mapping and Monitoring Prairie Dog Colonies.
  • Holcomb, Benjamin M. 2002. Nutrient inputs, iron availability and algal biomass in Black Hills watersheds: implications for reservoir and stream productivity. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, 98 pp.
  • Knoebl, I. 2002. The use of molecular biological methods to assess the effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals and natural hormones on growth in the sheepshead minnow (Cyprinodon variegatus). Ph.D. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis. Approx 200 pp.
  • Price, C.S. 2002. Factors affecting the saltwater-entry behavior and saltwater preference of juvenile chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha. Ph.D. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis. 189pp.
  • Bailey, Larissa. 2002. Estimating detection probabilities for terrestrial salamanders in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Ph.D. Zoology.
  • Didenko, A. 2002. Development of standard weight (Ws) equations for roundtail chub, flannelmouth sucker, razorback sucker, and humpback chub. Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Powell, Kipp A. 2002. Fish-habitat associations in small backwaters of the upper Missouri River, North Dakota. M.S. Thesis, South Dakota State University, 150 pp.
  • Moore, C. 2002. Forest decision making under uncertainty: adaptive management for the conservation of bird populations on a National Wildlife Refuge. Download
  • Nack (Drossel), Jamie. 2002. Effective of Predators and cattle on ground-nesting grassland birds in southwestern Wisconsin pastures. M.S. Thesis. University of Wisconsin-Madison.
  • Eaton, M.J. 2002. Subsistence wildlife hunting in a multi-use forest of the Republic of Congo: monitoring and management for sustainable harvest. M.S. Thesis. University of Minnesota.
  • Andress, R.N. 2002. Nest survival of Lepomis species in regulated and unregulated rivers. Masters Thesis. Auburn University.
  • R. Dwayne Elmore. 2002. Landscape correlates and variability in mourning dove abundance along call-count routes in Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 126 pp.
  • Chamblin, H.D. May 2002. Small mammal communities on a reclaimed mountaintop mine/valley fill landscape in southern West Virginia. M.S. Thesis, West Virginia University. http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=2480
  • Moss, Jamal H. 2001. Development and application of a bioenergetics model for prickly sculpin. M.S. Thesis, University of Washington. Download
  • Balcerzak, M.J. December 2001. Raptor Abundance and Diversity and Red-shouldered Hawk (Buteo lineatus) Habitat Characteristics on Reclaimed Mountaintop Mines in Southern West Virginia. MS thesis, WVU. http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=2234
  • Klaver, R.W. 2001. Effects of scale on habitat selection of female white-tailed deer in the central Black Hills, South Dakota and Wyoming. Dissertation, South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota.
  • Martin, Keith W. Effects of internal gating structures on cave microclimates and management implications for cave-dwelling bats. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 96 pp. Initial Employment: Assistant Professor, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK.
  • Whittier, J. B. 2001. Management implications of population genetics and demographics of least terns (Sterna antillarum). Ph.D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 100 pp. Initial Employment: Wildlife Biologist, Ecological Services, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Pierre, SD.
  • Doug R. Wood. 2001. Multi-resolution assessment of foraging requirements of the Red-cockaded Woodpecker (Picoides borealis) in Bienville National Forest, Mississippi. Dissertation, Mississippi State University. 223 pp.
  • Balcerzak, M.J. December 2001. Raptor abundance and diversity and red-shouldered hawk (Buteo lineatus) habitat characteristics on reclaimed mountaintop mines in southern West Virginia. MS thesis, WVU. http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=2234
  • Clements, S. 2001. Central Control of locomotory activity in juvenile salmonids: The role of corticotropin releasing hormone in the brain. Ph.D. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis. 161pp.
  • Shriner, Susan. 2001. Distribution of breeding birds in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Ph.D. Zoology.
  • Roberson, A.M. 2001. Evaluating and developing survey techniques using broadcast conspecific calls for northern goshawks in Minnesota. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Sammler, J.E. 2001. Population trends of tundra-nesting birds in Churchill, Manitoba: potential effects of increasing lesser snow goose (Chen caerulescens caerulescens) populations. M.S. thesis, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota.
  • Liao, H. 2001. Assessment of diet and consumption dynamics of the adult piscivorous fish community in Spirit Lake, Iowa. Ph.D. Dissertation. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Schrader, T. S. 2001. Comparison of vegetation classification using various clustering levels. Masters thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX. 123 pp.
  • Weeks, Kendrick. 2001. The foraging and nesting ecology of Black-throated Blue Warbler (Dendroica caerulescens) and Hooded Warbler (Wilsonia citrina) in the southern Appalachians. MS Zoology
  • Identifying Barred owl habitat in the North Carolina Piedmont: Using GIS in focal species conservation planning.
  • Cain, J.W. 2001. Nest success of yellow warblers (Dendroica petechia) and willow flycatchers (Empidonx trailii) in relation to predator activity in montane meadows of the central Sierra Nevada, California. M.S. thesis. California State University - Sacramento.
  • Rucker, Amber D. 2001. Conversion of tall fescue pastures to tallgrass prairie in southeastern Kansas: small mammal responses. M.S. Thesis, Division of Biology, Kansas State University
  • Timmons, J. R. 2001. Effects of non-uniform application of phytase (simulated) on performance and bone quality of male boilers. Thesis, Master of Science, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD. 76 pp.
  • Jones, T. A. 2001. Habitat use of largemouth bass in a Savannah River tributary. M.S. Aquaculture, Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Clemson University.
  • Schaffler, J. J. 2001. Movement of striped bass in Lake Murray, South Carolina. M. S. Aquaculture, Fisheries and Wildlife Sciences, Clemson University.
  • Eggleton, M. A. 2001. Catfish feeding ecology and bioenergetics in a large river-floodplain ecosystem. Doctoral dissertation. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Christopher J. Reynolds. 2001. Avian community ecology and forest management practices in pine-hardwood ecosystems of north-central Mississippi. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 139 pp.
  • Davis, H. A. 2001. Distribution and population size of Amazona parrots in the Cockpit Country, A limestone karst region of Jamaica. Master of Science thesis, University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica. 97pp.
  • Ernst, A. E. 2001. Changes in black-tailed prairie dog towns on the Texas panhandle determined by a geographic information system.
  • Gooch, G. C. 2001. Change Detection of the Sheyenne National Grasslands: Using Remote Sensing as a Conservation Tool. MS Thesis. University of Montana, Missoula, Montana. 40 pp.
  • Ward, D. L. 2001. Effects of reduced water temperature on swimming performance and predation vulnerability of age-0 flannelmouth sucker (Catostomus latipinnis). Master's thesis, University of Arizona.
  • Flinders, J. 2001. Local vs. Landscape Effects of Land Cover on Stream Community Response to Disturbance. M.S. Thesis, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell Univesity, Ithaca, NY. 90 pp. [M. Bain student]
  • Moss, M. L. 2000. Development of recirculating systems for the American eel: potential low-cost options for enhancement of the Chesapeake Bay eel fishery. Thesis, Master of Science, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD. 121 pp.
  • Feirer, Shane T. Nesting ecology of ardeids, including cattle egrets, and restoration on Ralstin Island in northcentral Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 91 pp. Initial Employment: Conservation Associate, The Nature Conservancy, Oklahoma Chapter, Tulsa, OK.
  • Webb, Eric. Limitations in essential amino acid nutrition in cotton rats (Sigmodon hispidus) in Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 102 pp. [Co-advised with the late R. L. Lochmiller] Initial Employment: State Agent, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal Damage Control, Richmond, VA.
  • Long, J. M. 2000. Population dynamics and interactions of three black bass species in an Oklahoma reservoir as influenced by environmental variability and a differential harvest regulation. Ph. D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 123 pp.
  • Stahlnecker, J. F., III. 2000. Production of juvenile alewives (Alosa pseudoharengus) at two adult alewife stocking rates in two Maine lakes. Master of Science thesis, University of Maine, Orono. 73p.
  • Stone, Jennifer. 2000. Association between fall emigration and spawning activity in lake populations of brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) of Mount Desert Island, Maine. Master of Science thesis, University of Maine, Orono. 93p.
  • Roy, A.H. 2000. Macroinvertebrate responses to watershed urbanizaiton in the Etowah River Basin, Georgia. MS thesis. The University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  • Smith, T. O. 2000. Using an angler survey to predict angler reaction to proposed fisheries management practices. M.S. thesis. Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
  • Hyde, Erin. 2000. Assessing the diversity and abundance of salamanders in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. MS Zoology.
  • Overman, N. C. 2001. Bioenergetics and stable isotope analyses of walleye in Lake Champlain. M.S. Thesis. University of Vermont, VT, USA. 153p.
  • Spencer, M. 2000. Behavioral and physiological indicators of stress in sablefish, ANOPLOPOMA FIMBRIA. M.S. Thesis, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR.
  • Lichstein, Jeremy. 2000. Landscape effects on breeding songbird abundance in managed southern Appalachian forests. MS Zoology.
  • Horn, D. J. 2000. The influence of habitat features on grassland birds nesting in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota. Ph.D. dissertation, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
  • Pegg, M. A. 2000. Hydrological variation along the Missouri River and its effect on the fish community. Ph.D. Dissertation. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Echols, K.N. 2000. Some aspects of reproduction and survival in a hunted black bear population in virginia. MS Thesis, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, 101pp.
  • Castleberry, Steven B. August 2000. Conservation and management of the Allegheny woodrat in the central Appalachians. PhD dissertation, West Virginia University, Morgantown. http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=1503
  • Tinkler, Dorothy E. August 2000. Ecology of bald eagles during the postfleding period at rural and suburban nest sites in southwest Florida. M.S. thesis, West Virginia University, Morgantown. https://etd.wvu.edu/etd/etdDocumentData.jsp?jsp_etdId=1546
  • Cunha, A. 2000. Influence of landscape patterns on spatial dynamics of larval fish in two southeastern rivers. Doctoral Dissertation. Auburn University, Alabama.
  • Ferrara, A.M. 2000. Life history strategy of Lepisosteidae: implications for conservation and management of alligator gar. Doctoral Dissertation. Auburn University, Alabama.
  • Townsend, Darrell E., III. Improving management for northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus): re-evaluation of movements, nesting habitat and feeding ecology. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 96 pp. [Co-advised with the late R. L. Lochmiller] Initial Employment: Ph.D. Assistantship, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.
  • Peyman, L. 2000. Relationships between horizontal landscape structure and breeding birds in the Southeastern United States. Dissertation, Mississippi State, Mississippi.
  • Castleberry, Nicole L. May 2000. Food habits of the Allegheny woodrat Neotoma magister. MS thesis, WVU. http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=1413
  • Steketee, Ann K. May 2000. Predicting habitat suitability for American woodcock and landscape level assessment of habitat in West Virginia. PhD dissertation, West Virginia University.
    https://etd.wvu.edu/etd/etdDocumentData.jsp?jsp_etdId=1373
  • Weakland, Cathy A. May 2000. Effects of diameter limit and two age timber harvesting on songbird populations on an industrial forest in central West Virginia PhD dissertation, WVU. http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=1353
  • Weakland, C. A. 2000. Effects of diameter limit and two age timber harvesting on songbird populations on an industrial forest in central West Virginia PhD dissertation, WVU. http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=1353
  • Haslerig, J. 2000. Wildlife conservation in Tanzania during the Colonial and Independence Eras: A review of changing paradigms, legacies and lessons learned.
  • K. McFadden. 1999. Photogrammetry as a tool for estimating body condition in phocids. Masters of Science Thesis at Texas A&M University.
  • Pelham, M. E. 1999. Diet and consumption dynamics of the juvenile piscivorous fish community in Spirit Lake, Iowa. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Fogarty, J. H. 1999. Geographic distribution, community ecology, and habitat use of Eleutherodactylus frogs in Cordillera Forests of Puerto Rico. M.S. Thesis, Mississippi State University. 150 pp.
  • DeMeo, Tom E. December 1999. Forest songbird abundance and viability at multiple scales on the Monongahela National Forest, West Virginia. PhD dissertation, WVU. http://etd.wvu.edu/templates/showETD.cfm?recnum=1059
  • Winter, Stephen L. 1999. Plant and breeding bird communities of black-tailed prairie dog colonies and non-colonized areas in southwest Kansas and southeast Colorado. M.S. Thesis, Division of Biology, Kansas State University.
  • Cordts, S. D. 1999. Estimating waterfowl abundance and productivity in the Prairie Pothole Region of northern Iowa. M.S. thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.
  • Davis, Melissa. 1999. Reproductive success, status, and viability of the American oystercatcher. MS Zoology.
  • Kretzer, Justin E. 1999. Herpetological and coleopteran communities of black-tailed prairie dog colonies and non-colonized areas in southwest Kansas. M.S. Thesis, Division of Biology, Kansas State University.
  • Nash, M. K. 1999. Age and growth of flathead and channel catfish in the Tallapoosa River, Alabama and the Ocmulgee River, Georgia. Masters Thesis. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
  • Bowman, J. L. 1999. An assessment of habitat suitability and human attitudes for black bear restoration in Mississippi. Dissertation, Mississippi State University. 345 pp.
  • Ruediger, Joan L. 1999. Ecological characteristics of abalone withering syndrome in the California Channel Islands: Discovery, effects, and persistence. Masters thesis, Department of Ocean Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, California USA.
  • Quist, M. C. 1999. Structure and function of fish communities in streams on Fort Riley Military Reservation. MS thesis. Kansas State University, Manhattan.
  • Churchill, John B. 1998. Winter movements and habitat use of northern saw-whet owls at Assateague Island, Maryland. M.S. Thesis, WVU. 84 pp.
  • Cole, Matthew L. Wildlife-habitat relationship model, avian community structure, and shorebird habitat use in south-central Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 161 pp. Initial Employment: Research Associate, Murray State University, Murray, KY.
  • Farnsworth, George. 1998. Nesting success and seasonal fecundity of the wood thrush, Hylocichla mustelina, in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Ph.D. Zoology.
  • Conway, C. J. 1998. Ecological and physiological constraints on avian incubation behavior and nest-site selection. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Montana, Missoula, Montana.
  • Costley, K. M. 1998. Diel shifts in habitat use by small fishes in the Tallapoosa River, Alabama. Masters Thesis. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
  • Henry, T. B. 1998. Toxicity of an acid mine drainage mixing zone to warmwater fishes. Masters Thesis. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama.
  • Madejczyk, J.C. 1998. Fish community relationships with hydrological and landscape characteristics in Iowa's rivers and streams. M.S. Thesis. Iowa State University, Ames.
  • Denmon, Pam 1998. Early successional habitat use by nongame wildlife species in American woodcock breeding habitat in West Virginia. M.S. Thesis, WVU. 120 pp.
  • Roy, A.H. 1998. Assessing the water quality of streams with various land uses using a fish index. Senior Thesis. Allegheny College, Meadville, PA.
  • Faucette, Raymond F., Jr. Evaluation of a recirculating aquaculture-hydroponics system. Ed.D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 68 pp. [Co-advised with A. V. Zale] Initial Employment: Langston University, Langston, OK.
  • Welsh, S.A. 1997. The ecology of darters in the Elk River, West Virginia. Ph.D. Dissertation. West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia.
  • Hoch, Greg A. 1997. Mapping and monitoring of disturbance from military training at Fort Riley Kansas and an investigation into the stability of grassland ecotones using satellite remote sensing. M.S. Thesis, Division of Biology, Kansas State University.
  • Mitchell, M. S. 1997. Optimal home ranges: models and application to black bears. PhD Dissertation, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Thiede, G.P. 1997. Impact of lake trout predation on prey populations in Lake Tahoe: a bioenergetics assessment. Master’s thesis, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
  • Michaels, Heidi L. 1997. Landscape and fine-scale habitat associations of the loggerhead shrike and Henslow's sparrow on Fort Riley Military Instalation, Kansas. M.S. Thesis, Division of Biology, Kansas State University.
  • Dugger, K.M. 1997. Foraging ecology and reproductive success of the interior Least Tern. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Missouri, Columbia. 137pp.
  • Winton, Bryan R. Breeding ecology of great horned owls and barred owls in relation to nesting interior least terns at Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma: 1995 and 1996. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 102 pp. Initial Employment: Wildlife Biologist, Lower Rio Grande Refuge Complex, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Alamo, TX.
  • Rosenberger, A.E. 1997. Potential of wetland tributaries as refugia for endangered fishes from nonnative predation: a case study of Lake Nabugabo, Uganda. Master’s thesis submitted to the Department of Zoology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
  • Duguay, Jeffrey P. 1997. Influence of two-age and clearcut timber management practices on songbird abundance, nest success, and invertebrate biomass in West Virginia. PhD dissertation, West Virginia University.
  • Huffman, Ron D. 1997. Effects of residual overstory on bird use and aspen regeneration in aspen harvest sites in Tamarac National Wildlife Refuge, Minnesota. MS theis, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. 129 pp.
  • Anderson, A. Habitat use and diet of amphibians breeding in playa wetlands of the Southern High Plains of Texas. M.S. graduate 2/17/97. Texas Tech University
  • Nichols, Jeffrey V. 1996. Effects of two-age timber management and clearcutting on songbird density and reproductive success. MS thesis. West Virginia University.
  • Simmonds, Robert L., Jr. Effects of piscivorous birds, particularly cormorants, on reservoir and aquacultural fishes in Oklahoma. M. S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 91 pp. [Co advised with A. V. Zale] Initial Employment: Fisheries Biologist, Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries, Suffolk, VA.
  • Long, J.M. 1995. Habitat selection by size classes of largemouth bass. Masters thesis, Missouri State University (formerly Southwest Missouri State University), Springfield, MO.
  • Koenen, Marcus T. Breeding ecology and management of least terns, snowy plovers, and American avocets. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 108 pp. Initial Employment: Peace Corps, Ecuador, South America.
  • Schweitzer, Sara H. Abundance and conservation of endangered interior least terns nesting on salt flat habitat. Ph.D. Dissertation, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 128 pp. Initial Employment: Assistant Professor of Wildlife Ecology, Warnell School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.
  • Wood, G. Keith. Evaluation of the population and habitat status of the endangered interior least tern on the Arkansas River, Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State Univer¬sity, Stillwater. 140 pp. Initial Employment: Biologist, The Nature Conservancy (Oklahoma Chapter), Tulsa, OK.
  • Donovan, T. M. 1994. The demography of Neotropical migrant birds in habitat sources and sinks. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
  • Welsh, S.A. 1994. The effects of long-term insularization on morphological variation in the checkered sculpin. M.S. thesis. Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Maryland.
  • Stone, Kelli L. Shorebird habitat use and response to burned marshes during spring migration in south central Kansas. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 92 pp. Initial Employment: Wildlife Biologist, Ouray National Wildlife Refuge, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ouray, UT.
  • Wethington, Traci A. Foraging activity, habitat use, and cave selection by the en¬dangered Ozark big eared bat (Plecotus townsendii ingens). M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 53 pp. Initial Employment: Nongame Biologist, Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources, Frankfurt, KY.
  • Keiter, A.E. 1994. A cladistic analysis of the subfamily Bryconinae. Undergraduate senior thesis submitted to the Department of Environmental Studies, Simon’s Rock College of Bard, Great Barrington, MA.
  • Utych, Russell B. Compatibility of selenite crystal digging with breeding ecology of least terns and snowy plovers at Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge in Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 45 pp. Initial Employment: Associate Research Biologist, Kalamazoo Nature Center, Kalamazoo, MI.
  • Mitchell, M. S. 1992. Effects of intensive forest management on mammalian species in managed and unmanaged pocosins. MS Thesis, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
  • Diefenbach, D. R. 1992. The reintroduction of bobcats to Cumberland Island, Georgia: Validation of the scent-station survey technique and analysis of population viability. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA.
  • Kendall, W. L. 1992. The Robust Design in capture-recapture sampling: modeling
    approaches and estimation methods. Doctoral dissertation, Biomathematics Program, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC.
  • Dugger, K.M. 1991. Nesting parameters and population dynamics of box-nesting female wood ducks in Mingo Swamp. M.S. Thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia. 138pp.
  • Schuette, James R. Seasonal dietary overlap between hartebeest and roan antelope in Burkina Faso, West Africa. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 158 pp. Initial Employment: Supervisory Biologist III, Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Haukos, D.A. 1991. Vegetation manipulation strategies for playa lakes. Ph.D. Dissertation. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. 175pp.
  • Clark, Brenda S. Activity patterns, habitat use, and prey selection by the Ozark big eared bat (Plecotus townsendii ingens). Ph.D. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 80 pp. Initial Employment: Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, OK.
  • Jenks, Jonathan A. Effect of cattle stocking rate on the nutritional ecology of white tailed deer in managed forests of southeastern Oklahoma and southwestern Arkansas. Ph.D. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 131 pp. Initial Employment: As¬sistant Professor, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD.
  • Kelly, Jeffrey F. The influence of habitat quality on the population decline of the red cockaded woodpecker in the McCurtain County Wilderness Area, Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 50 pp. Initial Employment: Ph.D. As¬sistantship, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.
  • Conway, C. J. 1990. Seasonal Changes in Movements and Habitat Use by Three Sympatric Species of Rails. M.S. Thesis. University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming.
  • Jennings, C. A. 1990. Fish Community Structure in Some Naturally Acid Florida Lakes. Ph.D. Dissertation submitted to the University of Florida. Gainesville, FL.
  • Schulz, Cynthia A. Response of nongame bird populations to herbicides in the Cross Timbers of Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 65 pp. Initial Employment: Biologist, Environmental Section, Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation.
  • Stancill, Wayne J. An evaluation of survey methodology and habitat use of waterfowl on Grand Lake, Oklahoma. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 54 pp. Initial Employment: Refuge Biologist, Horicon Marsh National Wildlife Refuge, Mayville, WI.
  • Haukos, D.A. 1988. Reproductive ecology of lesser prairie-chickens in west Texas. M.S. Thesis. Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas. 91pp.
  • Diefenbach, D. R. 1988. Changes in the wetland habitats and population of breeding black ducks in south-central Maine. M.S. thesis, University of Maine, Orono, Maine, USA.
  • Jahrsdoerfer, Sonja E. Tamaulipan brushlands of south Texas: description, human impacts, and management options. M.S. Thesis, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. 145 pp. Initial Employment: Nongame Biologist, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Fisher, W. L. 1987. The comparative ecology of benthic riffle fish assemblages in three central Kentucky streams. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Louisville, Kentucky. 198 pp.
  • Santillo, David J. Response of small mammals and breeding birds to herbicide induced habitat changes on clearcuts in Maine. M.S. Thesis, University of Maine, Orono. 74 pp. [Served as advisor for 1st half of M.S. program] Initial Employment: Staff Biologist, Ecology and Environment, Ltd., Lancaster, NY.
  • Pierce, C. L. 1987. Effects of fish on littoral invertebrates. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park. 122 pages.
  • Jenks, Jonathan A. Synergistic relationships among important winter forages of white tailed deer. M.S. Thesis, University of Maine, Orono. 55 pp. Initial Employment: Ph.D. Assistantship, Department of Zoology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

  • Jennings, C. A. 1985. The Effects of Fishing on a Previously Unharvested Population of Largemouth Bass. MS Thesis Submitted to Mississippi State University. Starkville, MS.
  • D'Anieri, Peter A. Small mammals in herbicide treated clearcuts in northern Maine. Honors Thesis, University of Maine, Orono, ME. 29 pp. Initial Employment: M.S. Assistantship, Virginia Polytech, Blacksburg, VA.
  • Busdicker, V. E., C. T. Moore, and M. R. Ramsey. 1982. Using computer simulation to establish a Georgia alligator population study plan. Senior Project (FRS 473), School of Forest Resources, University of Georgia, Athens, GA. 93pp. Download
  • Galat, D. L. 1982. Primary production as a predictor of potentil fish production: application to Pyramid Lake, Nevada. PhD dissertation, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. 157pp.
  • Pierce, C. L. 1982. The relationship of behavior to competition and predation in two larval odonate populations. M.S. Thesis, University of Kentucky, Lexington. 112 pages.
  • Fisher, W. L. 1979. An assessment of the fish populations of Eagle, Stotts, and Rattlesnake creeks in central Indiana. Master's Thesis, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana. 105 pp.
  • Drobney, R. D. 1977. The feeding ecology, nutrition and reproductive bioenergetics of wood ducks. PhD Dissertation, University of Missouri, Columbia. 170pp.
  • Rabeni, C. F. 1977. Benthic invertebrate communities of the Penobscot River Maine, with special reference to their role as water quality indicators. PhD Dissertation, University of Maine, Orono.
  • Klaver, R.W. 1979. A management oriented study of the ecology of bighorn sheep in the Bitterroot Mountains, Montana and Idaho. MS thesis, University of Montana, Missoula. 1l2pp.
  • Galat, D. L. 1974. A comparative assessment of several biotic and diversity measures applied to aquatic macroinvertebrates to evaluate their responses to organic pollution. MS thesis, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. 167pp.
  • Drobney, R. D. 1973. Habitat utilization by prairie chickens in relation to land-use practices in Benton County, Missouri. MA thesis, University of Missouri, Columbia. 92pp.
  • Rabeni, C. F. 1971. The ecology of benthic stream invertebrates in Mink Creek, Idaho. MS thesis, Idaho State University, Pocatello.
 

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Federal Staff: 102

Masters Students: 247

Phd Students: 163

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 266

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Students graduated: 722

Scientific Publications: 1960

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