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Dr. Steven Chipps

Technical Publications

  • Kientz, J. 2016. Survival, abundance and relative predation of wild rainbow trout in the Deerfield Reservoir system. Final Report, Project F-15-R, Study 1525, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, SD
  • Deslauriers, D., S.R. Chipps, B.D.S. Graeb, and R.A. Klumb. 2015. Development and application of a spatially-explicit model for estimating growth of age-0 Pallid Sturgeon in the Missouri River. Final report submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Omaha, Nebraska, 169 pp.
  • Heironimus, L.B., S.R. Chipps, B.D.S. Graeb, R.A. Klumb. 2015. Development and application of a larval Pallid Sturgeon bioenergetics model. Final report submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, Omaha, Nebraska, 69 pp.
  • Scheibel, N.C. and S.R. Chipps. 2015. Age, growth, and trophic interactions of Lake Trout and Northern Pike in Pactola Reservoir: implications for Lake Trout management. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R, study 1525, Pierre, South Dakota, 102 pp.
  • Scheibel, N. and S.R. Chipps. 2014. Lake trout in South Dakota. South Dakota Conservation Digest 81:10-12.
  • Greiner, M., C. Hayer, and S. R. Chipps. 2010. Nutrient dynamics, algal biomass, and factors affecting water clarity in Jamestown and Heart Butte reservoirs, North Dakota. Final Report to U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Bismarck, North Dakota. 30 pp.
  • Chipps, S. R. 2010. Column: Guest Director’s Line. Greetings from the Education Section! Fisheries 35(6):292, 295.Abstract |
  • Jackson, D. C., S. R. Chipps, and M. L. Brown. 2010. Column: President’s Hook. Fisheries education in the 21st century: challenges and approaches to training the next generation of fisheries scientists. Fisheries 35(6):264, 301-302.Abstract |
  • Shaw, S., S.R. Chipps, D.W. Willis, S. Windels, and D. McLeod. 2010. Movements and population characteristics of lake sturgeon in Voyageurs National Park.
  • Hayer, C., S. Ranney, and S.R. Chipps. 2009. Nutrient Dynamics, algal biomass and factors affecting water clarity in Belle Fourche and Keyhole reservoirs, South Dakota and Wyomng.
  • Wuellner, M.R., D.W. Willis, S.R. Chipps, R. Hanten, and K. Potter. 2009. Predator-Prey relations in large South Dakota reservoirs; Job 1: Seasonal walleye and smallmouth bass diets and growth in Lake Sharpe.
  • Bouchard, M.A., D. Hubbard, D. Napton, and S.R. Chipps. 2008. Development of a wetland rapid assessment protocol for Prairie Pothole wetlands in eastern South Dakota. Final report to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Denver, Colorado.
  • Selch, T.M., and S.R. Chipps. 2008. Factors affecting mercury accumulation in South Dakota fishes. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R Job 1502, Pierre, South Dakota
  • Spindler, B.D., and S.R. Chipps. 2008. Modeling spatial distribution and habitat associations for juvenile pallid sturgeon in the Missouri River. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number T-24-R Job 2424, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Kahara, S., and S.R. Chipps. 2007. Modeling wetland use by spring migrating lesser scaup in eastern South Dakota. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number W-75-R Job 75110, Pierre, South Dakota
  • Chipps, S. R., R. A. Klumb, W. A. Wright, B. D. Spindler, and K. L. Berg. 2006. Development and application of a habitat assessment tool for juvenile pallid sturgeon in the upper Missouri River. Annual Report submitted in December 2006 to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre.
  • Hamel, M. J., M. L. Brown, and S. R. Chipps. 2006. Behavioral responses of rainbow smelt to sensory deterrence systems. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R Job 1582, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Richards, N., S.R. Chipps and M.L. Brown. 2006. Strobe light effects on stress and avoidance behavior in fishes and distribution of zooplankton in Lake Oahe, South Dakota. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R Job 1582, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Bouchard, M. A., K. F. Higgins, D. M. Gardner, C. R. Berry Jr., and S. R. Chipps. 2006. An annotated bibliography of published articles (1861-2004) about the fish resources of South Dakota. South Dakota State University. Pp 136. 435-F.
  • Strand, K.A., S.R. Chipps and K.F. Higgins. 2005. Diet and body composition of migrating lesser scaup in eastern South Dakota. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number W-75-R Job 75110, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Chipps, S. R. and T. M. Selch. 2005. Nutrient dynamics, algal biomass, and factors affecting water clarity in Angostura Reservoir, South Dakota. Final Report to U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, Bismarck, North Dakota. 28 pp.
  • Strand, K. A., S. R. Chipps, K. F. Higgins, and S. J. Vaa. 2005. Bluebills on the decline. South Dakota Conservation Digest 72(2):29.
  • Davis, B.A. and S.R. Chipps. 2004. Estimating trophic position of Lake Oahe walleyes using stable isotope analysis. Final report to South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, Federal Aid Project Number F-15-R Job 1590, Pierre, South Dakota.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., K. F. Higgins, and S. R. Chipps. 2004. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 48 pp.
  • Higgins, K. F., C. R. Berry Jr., and S. R. Chipps. 2005. South Dakota's first BioBlitz. South Dakota Conservation Digest 72(3):18-19.
  • Higgins, K. F., S. R. Chipps, and C. R. Berry Jr. 2004. BioBlitz highlights. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 51 minutes, VHS Hi Fi Stereo.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2003. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit: 40th Anniversary. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 44 pp.
  • Chipps, S. R. and B. M. Holcomb. 2002. Nutrient inputs, iron availability and algal biomass in Black Hills reservoirs: implications for reservoir productivity. Final Report to U. S. Bureau of Reclamation. 51 pp.
  • Chipps, S. R., D. E. Hubbard, K. B. Werlin, N. J. Haugerud, and K. A. Powell. 2002. Development and application of biomonitoring indicators for floodplain wetlands of the upper Missouri River basin, North Dakota. Final Report to U. S. Environmental Protection Agency. 232 pp.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2002. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 49 pp.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2001. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 36 pp.
  • Berry, C. R. Jr., S. R. Chipps, and K. F. Higgins. 2000. Annual Report of the South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit. South Dakota State University, Brookings, South Dakota. 27 pp.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 7

Phd Students: 2

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 3

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 14

Scientific Publications: 50

Presentations: 138

South Dakota Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
  2. South Dakota State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute