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Faculty Publications 2007

Natural Resources Science

Amador, Jose A.  SEE also: Atoyan, Janet A.; Miller, David J.

Amador,  Jose A. and Josef H. Gorres. "Microbiological Characterization of the Structures Built by Earthworms and Ants in an Agricultural Field." Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39(8):2070-2077. August 2007.

Amador,  Jose A., Richard J. Hull, Erika L. Patnaude, John T. Bushoven and Josef H. Gorres. "Potential Nitrate Leaching Under Common Landscaping Plants." Water, Air, & Soil Pollution. 185(4):323-333. October 2007.

Amador, J. A., G. W. Loomis, D. Kalen, E. L. Patenaude, J. H. Gorres and D. A. Potts. Evaluation of Leachfield Aeration Technology for Improvement of Water Quality and Hydraulic Functions i n Onside Wastewater Treatment Systems; Final Report to the Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology (CICEET). NOAA/University of New Hampshire. 2007.

Atoyan, Janet A., Erika L. Patenaude, David A. Potts and Jose A. Amador. "Effects of Tetracycline on Antibiotic Resistance and Removal of Fecal Indicator Bacteria in Aerated and Unaerated Leachfield Mesocosms." Journal of Environmental Science and Health. Pt. A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering. 42(1):1571-1578. October 2007.

August, Peter V.  SEE also: Bradley, Mike; Hollister, Jeffrey W; Rodriguez, Wilfrid; Vaccher, Kerri A.

August, Peter, Michael Bradley, James Turenne and Katherine Ford. "Bathymetry: An In-Depth Study."  41 Degrees N. 4(1). 2007.

August, Peter and Barry Costa-Pierce. "Mapping Submerged Habitats: A New Frontier." 41 Degrees N. 4(1). 2007.

Beyer, W. Nelson, Greg Gaston, Roy Brazzle, Allen E. O'Connell and Dan J. Audet. "Deer Exposed to Exceptionally High Concentrations of Lead Near the Continental Mine in Idaho." Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 26(5):1040-1046. 2007.

Boving, Thomas B., Mark H. Stolt, Janelle Augenstern and Brian Brosnan. "Potential for Localized Groundwater Contamination in a Porous Pavement Parking Lot Setting in Rhode Island." Environmental Geology.

Bradley, Mike, Kathryn Ford, Peter August and Emily Shumchenia. "The MapCoast Partnership: Bathymetric Mapping in Shallow Coastal Environments: Integrating Fathometry, GPS and GIS." Coastal Geotools '07. 2007.  p.24.

Butler, Matthew, Warren B. Ballard, Mark C. Wallace and Stephen J. Demaso. "Aerial-Based Surveys for Estimating Wild Turkey Density in Texas Rolling Plains." Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(5):1639-1645.July  2007.

Butler, Matthew, Warren B. Ballard, Mark C. Wallace and Stephen J. Demaso. "Road-Based Surveys for Estimating Wild Turkey Density in Texas Rolling Plains." Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(5):1646-1653. July 2007.

Campbell, John L., Myron J. Mitichell, Bernhard Mayer, Peter M. Groffman and Lynn M. Christianson. "Mobility of Nitrogen-15-Labeled Nitrate and Sulfur-34-Labeled Sulfate During Snowmelt." Soil Science Society of America Journal. 71(6):1934-1944. 2007.

Caron, Christine M. and Peter W. C. Paton. "Population Trends and Habitat Use of Harlequin Ducks in Rhode island." Journal of Field Ornithology. 78(3):254-262. September 2007.

Cerrato, Robert M.  SEE: Henry, K. M.; Lonsdale, Darcy J.

Chipman, Erica D., Nancy E. McIntyre, James D. Ray, Mark C. Wallace and Clinton W. Boal. "Effects of Radiotransmitter Necklaces on Behaviors of Adult Male Western Burrowing Owls." Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(5):1662-1668. July 2007.

Clough, Tim J.; Kelly Addy, Dorothy Q, Kellogg, Barbara L. Nowicki, Arthur J. Gold and Peter M. Groffman. "Dynamics of Nitrous Oxide in Groundwater at the Aquatic-Terrestrial Interface." Global Change Biology. 13(7):1528-1537. July 2007.

Compton, Jana E., Toby D. Hecker and Steven S. Perakis. "Ecosystem Distribution and lp15N During a Century of Forest Regrowth After Agricultural Abandonment." Ecosystems. 10(7):1197-1208. 2007.

Dittman, Jason A., Charles T. Driscoll, Peter M. Groffman and Timothy J. Fahey. "Dynamics of Nitrogen and Dissolved Organic Carbon at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest." Ecology. 88(5):1153-1166. May 2007.

Efroymson, Rebecca A., Daniel S. Jones and Arthur J. Gold. "An Ecological Risk Assessment Framework for Effects of Onsite Wastewater Treatment Systems and Other Localized Sources of Nutrients on Aquatic Ecosystems." Human & Ecological Risk Assessment. 13(3):574-614. June 2007.

Forrester, Graham E.  SEE: Tallman, Jessica C.

Gold, Arthur J.  SEE: Clough, Tim J.; Efroymson, Rebecca A; Rodriguez, Wilfrid; Wawrzynek, Julie.

Golet, Francis C.  SEE: Skidds, Dennis E.

Gorres, Josef H.  SEE: Amador, Jose A.

Groffman, Peter M.  SEE also: Campbell, John L.; Clough, Tim J.; Dittman, Jason A.; Judd, Kristine E.; Pickett, Steward T. A.; Pouyat, R. V.; Robertson, G. P.

Groffman, Peter M., Richard V. Pouyat, Mary L. Cadenassa, Wayne C. Zipper, Kstslin Szlavecz, Ian D. Yesilonis, Lawrence E. Band and Grace S. Bush. "Corrigendum to 'Land Use Context and Natural Soil Controls on Plant Community Composition and Soil Nitrogen and  Carbon Dynamics in Urban and Rural Forests'  Forest Ecology and Management. 236:177-192. 2006." Forest Ecology and Management. 246(2-3):296-297. 2007.

Hall, Galon I., Mark C. Wallace, Warren B. Ballard, Donald C. Ruthven, III,  Matthew J. Butler, Rachel L. Houchin, Ross T. Huffman, Richard S. Phillips and Roger Applegate. "Rio Grande Wild Turkey Habitat Selection in the Southern Great Plains." Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(8):258-291. November  2007.

Haskell, Sharon P., Warren B. Ballard, David A. Butler, Nicole M. Tatman, Mark C. Wallace, Christopher O. Kochanny and Ole J. Alcumbrac. "Observations on Capturing and Aging Deer Fawns." Journal of Mammology. 86(6):1482-1487. December 2007.

Henry, K. M. and R. M. Cerrato. "The Annual Macroscopic Growth Pattern of the Northern Quahog Quahog [=Hard Clam, Mercenaria mercencaria (L.)] in Narragansett Bay." Journal of Fisheries Research. 25(4):985-993. 2007.

Hollister, Jeffrey W, Peter V. August and John F. Paul. "Effects of Spatial Extent on Landscape Structure and Sediment Metal Concentration Relationships in Small Estuarine Systems of the United States Mid-Atlantic Coast." Landscape Ecology. 23(S1):91-106. 2007.

Husband, Thomas.  SEE: Murray, Danielvid.

Jiang, Yong, Stephen K. Swallow and Peter W. C. Paton. "Designing a Spatially-Explicit Nature Reserve Network Based on Ecological Functions: An Integer Programming Approach." Biological Conservation. 140(3-4):236-249. December 2007.

Judd, Kristine E., Gene E. Likens and Peter M. Groffman. "High Nitrate Retention During Winter in Soils of the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest." Ecosystems. 10(2):217-215. March 2007.

Kamler, Jan F., Warren B. Ballard, Mark C. Wallace and Philip S. Gipson. "Dietary Overlap of Swift Foxes and Coyotes in Northwestern Texas." American Midland Naturalist. 158(1):139-146. July 2007.

Kamler, Jan F., Warren B. Ballard, Mark C. Wallace, Rick L. Gilliland and Philip S. Gipson. "Diets of Swift Foxes (Vulpes velox) in Continuous and Fragmented Prairie in Northwestern Texas." Southwestern Naturalist. 52(4):504-510. December 2007.

Killingbeck, Keith and Peter Paton. "Christopher Nerone, Mr. Nature RINHS Distinguished Naturalist 2007." Rhode Island Naturalist. 14(1):22-23. Summer 2007.

Lonsdale, Darcy J., Robert M. Cerrato, David A. Cohen and Rebecca A. Schaffner. "Zooplankton Changes Associated With Grazing Pressure of Northern Quahogs (Mercenaria mercenaria L.) in Experimental Mesocosms." Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science. 73(1):101-111. June 2007.

Mack, Richard N., Betsey Von Holle and Laura A. Meyerson. "Assessing Invasive Alien Species Across Multiple Spatial Scales: Working Globally and Locally." Ecology & Environment. 5(4):217-220. May 2007.

McDonough, Christin and Peter W. C. Paton. "Salamander Dispersal Across a Forested Landscape Fragmented by a Golf Course." Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(4):1163-1169. June 2007.

McKinney, Richard A., Scott R. McWilliams, Michael A. Charpentier. "Habitat Characteristics Associated With the Distribution and Abundance of Histionicus histrionicus (Harlequin Ducks) Wintering in Southern New England." Northeastern Naturalist. 14(2):159-170. 2007.

McWilliams, Scott R.  SEE also: McKinney, Richard A.; Podlesak, David; Schneider, Eric G.; Smith, Susan B.

McWilliams,Scott R., Todd Sloat, Catherine A. Toft and Daphne  Hatch. "Effects of Prescribed Burnings on a Wet Meadow Plant Community in Northeastern California and Its Use by Migrating Geese." Western North American Naturalist. 31(3):229-239. May 2007.

Meadows, Robert E. and Kristin Saltonstall. "Distribution of Native and Introduced Phragmites australis in Freshwater and Oligohaline Tidal Marshes of the Delmarva Peninsula and Southern New Jersey."  Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 134(1):99-107. January-February 2007.

Meyerson, Fred. "Commentary: Stabilizing Population Is a Climate 'Must.'" People and Planet. www.peopleandplanet.ret/doc=php/id=3159

Meyerson, Frederick A. B., Leticia Merino and Jorge Durand. "Migration and Environment in the Context of Globalization." Frontiers in Biology and the Environment. 5(4):182-190. May 2007.

Meyerson, Laura A.   SEE also: Mack, Richard N.; Reaser, Jamie K.

Meyerson, Laura A. and Harold A. Mooney. "Invasive Alien Species in an Era of Globalization." Ecology & Environment. 5(4):199-208. May 2007.

Meyerson, Laura A. "Pragmites australias": It's Not All Bad." Rhode Island Naturalist. 14(1):5-7. Summer 2007:

Meyerson, Laura A. "Saving Native Phragmites; Native Versus Phragmites australis -- What Are the Differences and Why Should We Care?" WildfloraRI. 21(2):1-2. Fall/Winter 2007-2008.

Millar, David J., Mark Stolt and Jose A. Amador. "Assessment of Soil Quality in Southern New England Sod Farms (Abstract)." Abstracts: 2007 International Annual Meetings.  p.[9].

Milstead, W. Bryan, Peter L. Meserve, Andrea Campbell, M. Andrea Previtali, Douglas A. Kirk and Julio R. Gutierrez. "Spatial Ecology of Small Mammals in North-Central Chile: Role of Precipitation and Refuges." Journal of Mammalogy. 88(6):1532-1538. 2007.

Murray, Daniel. Deborah Grossman-Garber, Anne Veeger, Cathy English, Katherine Petersson and Tom Husband. "Pathways to CAreers in the Earth Sciences: Web-Based Academic Roadmaps (Abstract)." Abstracts With Programs - Geological Society of America. 39(6):551. October 2007.

Nowicki, Barbara.  SEE: Clough, Tim J.

O'Connell, Alan F., Jr.  SEE: Beyer, W. Nelson.

Olsen, Stephen B.  SEE: Wilburn, S. Matthew.

Paton, Peter W. C.  SEE also: Caron, Christine M.; Jiang, Yong; Killingbeck, Keith; McDonough, Christin; Skidds, Dennis E.

Paton, Peter. "Banding Birds at Kingston Wildlife Research Station: The 39-Year Legacy of Douglas Kraus." Rhode Island Naturalist. 14(1):14-15. Summer 2007.

Paton, Pete. "President's Message." Rhode Island Naturalist. 14(1):20.  Summer 2007.

Peters, Esther C.  SEE: Vargas-Angel, Bernardo.

Pickett, Steward T. A., Kenneth T. Belt, Michael F. Galvin, Peter M. Groffman, J. Morgan Groves, Donald C. Outen, Richard V. Pouyat, William P. Stack and Mary L. Cadenasso. "Watersheds in Baltimore, Maryland: Understanding and Application of Integrated Ecological and Social Processes." Journal of Contemporary Watershed Research and Application. 136:44-65.

Podlesak, David W. and Scott R. McWilliams. "Metabolic Routing of Dietary Nutrients in Birds: Effects of Dietary Lipid Composition on Alpha 13C and Its  of Depot Fat and Its Ecological Applications." Auk. 124(3):916-925. July October 2007.

Pouyat, R. V., K. T. Belt, D. E. Pataki, P. M. Groffman, J. Hom and L. E. Brand. "Urban Land-Use Change Effects on Biogeochemical Cycles."  IN: P. Canadell, D. Pataki and L. Pitaki, eds. Terrestrial Ecosystems in a Changing World. Springer-Verlag. 2007.  p.45-68.

Reaser, Jamie K., Laura A. Meyerson, Quentin Cronk, Maj de Poorter, L. G. Elrege, Edmund Green, Moses Kairo, Pepetua Latasi, Richard N. Mack, John Mauremootoo, Dennis ODowd, Warea Orapa, Soetikno Sastroutomo, Alan Saunders, Clare Shine, Sigurdur Thrainsson and Leliua Vaitu. "Ecological and Socioeconomic Impacts of Invasive Alien Species in Island Ecosystems." Environmental Conservation. 34(2):1-14. June 2007.

Reaser, Jamie K., Laura A. Meyerson and Betsy Von Holle. "Saving Camels From Straws: How Propagule Pressure-Based Prevention Policies Can Reduce the Risk of Biological Invasion." Biological Invasions. 2007.

Robertson, G. P. and P. M. Groffman. "Nitrogen Transformations."  IN: E. A. Paul, ed. Soil Microbiology, Ecology, and Biochemistry. 3d ed. Academic. 2007.  p.341-364.

Rodriguez, Wilfrid, Peter V. August, Yeqiao Wang, John  Paul, Arthur Gold and Norman Rubinstein. "Empirical Relationships Between Land Use/Cover and Estuarine Condition in the Northeastern United States." Landscape Ecology. 27(3):403-417. March 2007.

Saltonstall, Kristin.   SEE also: Meadows, Robert E.

Saltonstall, K. "Comparison of Morphological Variation Indicative of Ploidy Level in Phragmites australia (Poaceae) From Eastern North America." Rhodora. 109(940):415-429. Fall 2008.

Saltonstall, Kristin and J. Court Stevenson. "The Effect of Nutrients on Seedling Growth of Native and Introduced Phragmites australis." Aquatic Botany. 86(4):331-336. May 2007.

Schneider, Eric G. and Scott R. McWilliams. "Using Nest Temperature to Estimate Nest Attendance of Piping Plovers." Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(6):1998-2006. August 2007.

Skidds, Dennis E., Francis C. Golet, Peter W. C. Paton and Jonathan C. Mitchell. "Habitat Correlates of Reproductive Effort in Wood Frogs and Spotted Salamanders in an Urbanized Watershed." Journal of Herpetology. 41(3):439-450. September 2007.

Smith, Susan B., Scott R. McWilliams and Christopher G.Guglielmo. "Effect of Diet Composition on Plasma Metabolite Profiles in a Migratory Songbird." Condor. 109(1):48-58. February 2007.

Smith, Susan B., Kathleen H. McPherson, Jeffrey M. Backer, Barbara. J. Pierce, David W. Podlesak and Scott R. McWilliams. "Fruit Quality and Consumption by Songbirds During Autumn Migration." Wilson Journal of Ornithology. 119(3):419-428. September 2007.

Spears, Brian L., Mark C. Wallace, Warren B. Ballard, Richard S. Phillips, Derrick P. Holdstock, John H. Brunjes, Roger Appelgate, Michael S. Miller and Phillip S. Gipson. "Habitat Use and Survival of Preflight Wild Turkey Broods." Journal of Wildlife Management. 71(1):69-81. February 2007.

Steele, Mark A., Stephen C. Schroeder and Henry M. Page. "Preliminary Investigation of the Effects of Purse Seine Size on Estimates of Density and Species Richness of Estuarine Fishes." Estuaries and Coasts. 30(2):344-347. April 2007.

Stolt, Mark.  SEE also: Boving, Thomas.; Millar, David J.

Stolt, Mark, Michael Bradley, James Turenne, Maggie Payne and John King. "Bathymetry: An In-Depth Study Study." 41 Degrees N. 4(1). 2007.

Stolt, Mark, Michael Bradley, James Turenne, Maggie Payne and John King. "Cutting to the Core." 41 Degrees N. 4(1): 2007.

Stolt, M., M. Bradley, J. Turenne and M. Payne. "The Mapcoast Partnership: Mapping Subaqueous Soils in Shallow Estuarine and Lagoonal Ecosystems." Coastal Geotools '07.  p.46.

Tallman, Jessica C. and Graham E. Forrester. "Oyster Grow-Out Cages Function as Artificial Reefs for Temperate Fishes." Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 136(3):790-799. 2007.

Tefft, Brian C.  SEE: Whitaker, Darroch M.

Vacher, Kerri A., Keith t. Killingbeck and Peter v. August. "Is the Relative Abundance of Nonnative Species an Integrated Measure of Anthropogenic Disturbance?" Landscape Ecology. 22(6):821-835. July 2007.

Vargas-Angel, Bernardo, Esther C. Peters, Esti Kramarsky-Winter, David S. Gilliam and Richard E. Dodge. "Cellular Reactions to Sedimentation and Temperature Stress in the Caribbean Coral Montastraea cavernosa." Journal of Invertebrate  Pathology. 95(2):140-145. June2007.

Wallace, Mark C.  SEE: Butler, Matthew J.; Chipman, Erica D.; Hall, Galen I.; Haskell, Sharon R.; Kamler, Jan F.; Spears, Brian L.

Wang, Yeqiao.  SEE also: Rodriguez, Wilfrid; Yang, Jiansheng; Zhou, Y.; Zhu, Yuyan.

Wang, Yeqiao, Michael Traver, Bryan Milstead and Sarah Stevens. "Terrestrial and Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Mapping in Fire Island National Seashore Using High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing Data." Marine Geodesy. 30(1-2):77-95. 2007.

Wawrzynek, Julie, Robert L. Mahler, Arthur J. Gold and Alyson McCann. "Citizen Involvement in Water Resources Issues in New England." Journal of Extension. 45(5):RIB3.  October 2007.

Whitaker, Darroch C., Dean F. Stauffer, Gary W. Norman, Patrick K. Devers, John Edwards, William M. Giuliano, Craig Harper, William Igo, Jeff Sole, Harry Spiker and Brian Tefft. "Factors Associated With Variation in Home-Range Size of Appalachian Ruffed Grouse (Bonasa umbellus)." Auk. 124(4):1407-1424. October 2007.

Wilburn, S. Matthew, James Tobey, Jill Hepp, Stephen Olsen and Barry Costa-Pierce. "Sea Grant in Latin America? Adapting the US Sea Grant Model of Linked Applied Research, Extension, and Education to a Latin American Context - Is There a Fix?" Marine Policy. 31(3):229-238. May 2007.

Yang, Jiansheng, Yeqiao Wang and David R. Miller. "Estimating Air Temperature Profiles in Forest Canopy Using Empirical Models and Lansat Data." Forest Science. 53(1):93-99. February 2007.

Zhou, Yuyu and Y. Q. Wang. "An Assessment of Impervious Surface Areas in Rhode Island." Northeastern Naturalist. 14(4):643-650. 2007.

Zhou, Y., Q. Zhu, J. M. Chen, Y. Q. Wang, J. Liu, R. Sun and S. Tong. "Observation and Simulation of Net Primary Productivity in Qilian Mountain, Western China." Journal of Environmental Management. 85(3):574-584. November 2007.

Zhu, Yuyen and Y. G. Wang. "An Assessment of Impervious Surface Areas in Rhode Island." Northeastern Naturalist. 14(4):643-650. 2007

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