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Dr. Jim Peterson

Technical Publications

  • Duarte, A. and J.T. Peterson. 2017 Fitting N-mixture models to count data with unexplained heterogeneity: bias, diagnostics, and alternative approaches. Task Completion Report to Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, 24 July 2017, 80 pp.
  • Scheerer, P. D., J. T. Peterson, and M. H. Meeuwig. 2017. Distribution and Abundance of Pit Sculpin in Drews and Camp Creeks, Goose Lake Basin, Oregon. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Annual Progress Report, Corvallis. 19 p.
  • Scheerer, P.D., J.T. Peterson, and S. Clements. 2017. 2016 Borax Lake Chub investigations. Annual Progress Report, Fish Research Project Oregon. Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Scheerer, P.D., J.T. Peterson, and S. Clements. 2017. 2016 Foskett Spring Speckled Dace Investigations. Annual Progress Report, Fish Research Project Oregon. Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Scheerer, P.D., J.T. Peterson, and S. Clements. 2017. 2016 Warner Sucker Investigations (Lower Twentymile Creek). Annual Progress Report, Fish Research Project Oregon. Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Kauffman, J.B., I. Basuki, V. Arifanti, G. Anshari, D. Hadriyanto, J. Peterson and D. Murdiyarso. 2016. The Kalimantan Wetlands and Climate Change Project (KWACs), Progress Report. Prepared for: U.S. Agency for International, Development American Embassy – Jakarta, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 3-5, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia.
  • Scheerer, P.D., J.T. Peterson, and S. Clements. 2016. 2015 Warner Sucker Investigations (Lower Twentymile Creek). Annual Progress Report, Fish Research Project Oregon. Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Scheerer, P.D., J.T. Peterson, and S. Clements. 2016. 2016 Foskett Spring Speckled Dace Investigations. Annual Progress Report, Fish Research Project Oregon. Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Kauffman, J.B., I. Basuki, V. Arifanti, G. Anshari, D. Hadriyanto, J. Peterson and D. Murdiyarso. 2015. The Kalimantan Wetlands and Climate Change Project (KWACs), Progress Report. Prepared for: U.S. Agency for International, Development American Embassy – Jakarta, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 3-5, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia.
  • Peterson, J.T. and J. Saenz. 2015. The Development of An Adaptive, Decision-Support Tool For The Conservation And Recovery Of Least Chub, Iotichthys Phlegethontis Report to Bureau of Land Management. May 2015. Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, 104 Nash Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Scheerer, P.D., J.T. Peterson, and S. Clements. 2015. 2014 Foskett Spring Speckled Dace Investigations. Annual Progress Report, Fish Research Project Oregon. Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Scheerer, P.D., J.T. Peterson, and S. Clements. 2015. 2014 Warner Sucker Investigations (Lower Twentymile Creek). Annual Progress Report, Fish Research Project Oregon. Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Kauffman, J.B., I. Basuki, V. Arifanti, G. Anshari, D. Hadriyanto, J. Peterson and D. Murdiyarso. 2014. The Kalimantan Wetlands and Climate Change Project (KWACs), Progress Report. Prepared for: U.S. Agency for International, Development American Embassy – Jakarta, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan No. 3-5, Jakarta 10110, Indonesia.
  • Romito, A., J.T. Peterson, and M.J. Conroy. 2014. Structured Decision Making for Brown Bears on National Park Service Lands in Alaska - Integration of Monitoring to Inform Management. Final Report to the U.S. Geological Survey. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Peterson, J.T., K. McDonnell, M.C. Colvin. 2014. Coarse Resolution Planning Tools for Prioritizing Central Valley Project Improvement Act Fisheries Activities. Draft Progress Report to Central Valley Project Improvement Act Fisheries Program.
  • Peterson, J.T., and J. Saenz. 2013. THE DEVELOPMENT OF AN ADAPTIVE, DECISION-SUPPORT TOOL FOR THE CONSERVATION AND RECOVERY OF LEAST CHUB, IOTICHTHYS PHLEGETHONTIS. Interim final report, December 2013. Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, 104 Nash Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Peterson, J.T. 2013.Coarse Resolution Planning Tools for Prioritizing Central Valley Project Improvement Act Fisheries Activities, Steelhead Model. Progress Report to CVPIA Fisheries Program, Sacramento CA.
  • Peterson, J.T. 2013.Coarse Resolution Planning Tools for Prioritizing Central Valley Project Improvement Act Fisheries Activities, Chinook Salmon Model. Progress Report to CVPIA Fisheries Program, Sacramento CA.
  • Peterson, J.T. 2013.Coarse Resolution Planning Tools for Prioritizing Central Valley Project Improvement Act Fisheries Activities, Sturgeon Model. Progress Report to CVPIA Fisheries Program, Sacramento CA.
  • Peterson, J.T., M.C. Freeman, J. LaFontaine, C. Elliott. 2013. Multi-resolution assessment of potential climate change effects on aquatic and hydrologic dynamics part ii: integration and validation. Report to USGS National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center. Reston VA.
  • Romito, A., J.T. Peterson, and M.J. Conroy. 2012. Structured Decision Making for Brown Bears on National Park Service Lands in Alaska - Integration of Monitoring to Inform Management. Annual Report to the U.S. Geological Survey. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia, Athens.
  • Scheerer, P.D., S. Clements, R. Jacobsen, and J.T. Peterson. 2012. Warner Sucker Investigations (Honey Creek). ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT, FISH RESEARCH PROJECT OREGON. Oregon Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Peterson, J.T., and J. Saenz. 2012. The development of an adaptive, decision-support tool for the conservation and recovery of least chub, Iotichthys phlegethontis. 2011. Annual Report to the Bureau of Land Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, 104 Nash Hall, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.
  • Peterson, J. T., C. R. Jackson, C. Shea, J. Romeis, and K. Rugel. 2010. Lower Flint River Basin Mussel Habitat Assessment and Monitoring Project, Georgia. Report to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Social Circle, Georgia.
  • Peterson, J.T. B. J. Freeman, M. C. Freeman, C. Straight, A.Price and G. Anderson. 2010. SCIENCE SUPPORT FOR THE UPPER COOSA BASIN PHASE I. Final Report to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Ecological Services, Athens GA.
  • Peterson, J.T. and J.M. Meador. 2008. Design of a Long Term Monitoring Program for Freshwater Mussels in the Lower Altamaha River Basin. Final Report to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Social Circle, Georgia.
  • Conroy, M. J., J. T. Peterson, R. J. Cooper, C. T. Moore, B. J. Mattsson, R. S. Mordecai, and K. Pacifici. 2008. An adaptive sample survey design for the ivory billed woodpecker. Final Report to USGS/CRU.Abstract |
  • Peterson, J.T. and S. W. Craven. 2007. The development of a quantitative decision models for evaluating the effects of river regulation and water use on native fishes in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Final Report to the National Park Service, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Conroy, M. J., J. T. Peterson, C. T. Moore, J. Runge, J. Howell, and Z. Zhong. 2007. The effects of hydrologic stressors on wading bird foraging distributions in the Everglades from 1985 2000. Final Report to South Florida Water Management District.Abstract |
  • Kennedy, K. M., E. R. Irwin, M. C. Freeman, and J. Peterson. 2006. Development of a decision support tool and procedures for evaluating dam operation in the Southeastern United States. Science Support Partnership Program Project Final Report to USGS and USFWS.
  • Peterson, J. T., C. R. Jackson, G. Li, J. McCargo, and R. McPherson. 2006. The development and evaluation of tools for evaluating flow requirements in streams in the Lower Flint River Basin, Georgia. Report to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Social Circle, Georgia.
  • Peterson, J.T. B. J. Freeman, E. Kramer, E. Irwin, M. C. Freeman, C. Straight, A. Wimberley, and J. C. Ruiz. 2004. Aquatic Gap: Regional analysis of biodiversity in the ACT/ACF Basins. U.S. Geological Survey, GAP Analysis Program, Moscow, Idaho.
  • Peterson,J.T. and J. Zhu.2004.CapPost-Capture and posterior probability of presence estimation, Users guide Version 1.0.Final Report to USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Idaho(Agreement#03-JV-11222014-241).
  • Freeman, M.C., J.T. Peterson, E.R. Irwin, and B.J. Freeman. 2003. Distribution and Status of At-Risk Aquatic Taxa in the Upper Tallapoosa River System, Georgia and Alabama. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Athens, Georgia.
  • Peterson, J.T., N. P. Banish, and R. F. Thurow. 2003. Analysis of Movement Patterns of Stream-dwelling Salmonids in Response to Three Survey Methods. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aquatic Resources Division, Lacey, WA.
  • Thurow, R. F., J. T. Peterson, C. A. Larsen, and J. W. Guzevich. 2003. Development of Bull Trout Sampling Protocols. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aquatic Resources Division, Lacey, WA.
  • Peterson, J.T., C.R. Jackson, G. Li, J. McCargo, and R. McPherson. 2003. The development and evaluation of tools for evaluating flow requirements in streams in the Lower Flint River Basin, Georgia. Annual Report to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, Social Circle, GA.
  • Peterson, J.T. 2003. Toward the development of a common framework for assessing the distribution and potential threats to bull trout. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aquatic Resources Division, Lacey, WA.
  • Peterson, J., J. Dunham, P. Howell, S. Bonar, R. Thurow. 2002. Protocol for determining bull trout presence. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society.
  • Peterson,J.T. and N.P. Banish.2002.The evaluation of sampling conditions across the bull trout range in Washington State.Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aquatic Resources Division, Lacey, Washington(Agreement#134100N001).
  • Peterson,J.T.,J.W. McCargo and J.C. Ruiz.2002.An evaluation of drought impacts on fish communities in the lower Flint River Basin, Georgia. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Panama City,Florida(Agreement#1448-41410-01-N002).
  • R.F. Thurow, J.T. Peterson, and J.W. Guzevich 2001. Development of Bull Trout Sampling Protocols. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service,Aquatic Resources Division, Lacey, WA.
  • Peterson, J.T. and J. Dunham. 2001. Combining inferences from models of capture efficiency, detectability, and suitable habitat to classify landscapes for conservation of threatened bull trout, Salvelinus confluentus. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Aquatic Resources Division, Lacey, WA.
  • Peterson, J., J. Dunham, P. Howell, S. Bonar, R. Thurow. 2001 Interim protocol for determining bull trout presence. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society.
  • Peterson, J. T. 2000. Development of interim tools for predicting bull trout detection probabilities. Final Report to Washington Department of Natural Resources, Olymipa, WA. 28p.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 4

Masters Students: 12

Phd Students: 11

Post Docs: 3

University Staff: 16

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 20

Scientific Publications: 71

Presentations: 268

Oregon Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
  2. Oregon State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute