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Current research is focused on the role that diversity plays in providing ecological functions, understanding the dynamics and structure of channel catfish in Nebraska reservoirs, invasive species risk assessments and distribution modeling, the Nebraska Landowner Incentives Program, the occurrence of amphibians in Nebraska Rainwater Basin wetlands, documenting predator fish control on white perch populations, understanding how resilience is generated in ecological systems, assessing the value of grassland habitats songbird production in three national parks, understanding river otter home range and habitat, and the recruitment of walleye and white bass in irrigation reservoirs.

Theses and dissertations can be found at UNL's Digital Commons. To search, select "Collections," scroll down to "Natural Resources, School of." Or do an author search by Last Name in Advanced Search. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/

Nebraska Active Projects

Nebraska Completed Projects

Nebraska Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Uphoff, C. S., C. W. Schoenebeck, K. D. Koupal, K. L. Pope, and W. W. Hoback. In press 2018. Age-0 walleye Sander vitreus display length-dependent diet shift to piscivory. Journal of Freshwater Ecology .
  • Craig R Allen, Hannah Birgé, David G Angeler, Craig Anthony Tony Arnold, Brian C Chaffin, Daniel DeCaro, Ahjond S Garmestani, Lance H Gunderson. 2018. Uncertainty and Trade-Offs in Resilience Assessments. Pages 243 - 268 in Practical Panarchy for Adaptive Water Governance, Gunderson and Cosens, Eds. Springer.
  • Allen, C.R., H. Birge, D.G. Angeler, C.A. Arnold, B.C. Chaffin, D. DeCaro, A.S. Garmestani, and L.H. Gunderson. 2018. Quantifying uncertainty and tradeoffs in resilience assessments. Ecology and Society: 23(1):3.
    https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-09920-230103.
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Nebraska Technical Publications

  • Cain, J.W. III, T. Roerick, and C. Roberts. 2015. Southwest Jemez Mountains Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Project: Summary of work 2012-2015 for the Large Mammal Monitoring Program. Progress report to the U.S. Forest Service and National Park Service.
  • Skagen, S.K., J.J. Fontaine, R. Stutzman, V. Steen, C. Melcher, J. Stamm, G. Clow, M. Anderson, P. Norton, N. Niemuth, J.M. Friedman, R. Gleason, and B. Tangen. 2011. Avian conservation in the Prairie Pothole Region, Northern Great Plains: Understanding the links between climate, ecosystem processes, wetland management, and bird communities. U.S.G.S. Fact Sheet 2011-XXX.
  • Fontaine, J.J. and C. van Riper. 2009. A neotropical migrant bird's dilemma: where to stop for a good meal: U.S.G.S. Fact Sheet 2009-3038 [http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2009/3038/]. | Download |
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Nebraska Theses and Dissertations

  • Dreier, C. 2018. Nebraska wetland condition assessment: intensification of the national wetland condition assessment throughout Nebraska. Thesis, University of Nebraska - Lincoln.
  • Sundstrom, S. Complex adaptive systems: cross-scale structure and resilience. Dissertation, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • Park, A. P. 2017. Assessing relationships between angling effort and larval trematodes in small bluegill. M.S. thesis, University of Nebraska—Lincoln Download
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Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 8

Phd Students: 13

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 16

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 37

Scientific Publications: 116

Presentations: 179

Nebraska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

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