Publications from the Department of Natural Resources Science faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2010

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Tracking the oxidative kinetics of carbohydrates, amino acids and fatty acids in the house sparrow using exhaled 13CO2, Marshall D. McCue, O. Sivan, Scott R. McWilliams, and B. Pinshow

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Hybridization of invasive Phragmites australis with a native subspecies in North America, Laura A. Meyerson, David V. Viola, and Rebecca N. Brown

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Highly Variable Acquisition Rates of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) by Birds on an Atlantic Barrier Island, S. S. Mitra, P. A. Buckley, F. G. Buckley, and Howard S. Ginsberg

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The role of interface organizations in science communication and understanding, Deanna L. Osmond, Nalini M. Nadkarni, Charles T. Driscoll, Elaine Andrews, Arthur J. Gold, Shorna R. Broussard Allred, Alan R. Berkowitz, Michael W. Klemens, Terry L. Loecke, Mary Ann McGarry, Kristen Schwarz, Mary L. Washington, and Peter M. Groffman

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Marine reserves as linked social–ecological systems, Richard Pollnac, Patrick Christie, Joshua E. Cinner, Tracey Dalton, Tim M. Daw, Graham E. Forrester, Nicholas A. J. Graham, and Timothy R. McClanahan

Submissions from 2009

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Coastal Lagoons and Climate Change: Ecological and Social Ramifications in the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf Coast Ecosystems, Abigail Anthony, Joshua Atwood, Peter V. August, Carrie Byron, J. Stanley Cobb, Cheryl Foster, Crystal Fry, Arthur Gold, Kifle Hagos, Leanna Heffner, D. Q. Kellogg, Kimberly Lellis-Dibble, James J. Opaluch, Candace A. Oviatt, Anna Pfeiffer-Herbert, Nicole Rohr, Leslie Smith, Tiffany Smythe, Judith Swift, and Nathan Vinhateiro

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Options for National Parks and Reserves for Adapting to Climate Change, Jill S. Baron, Lance Gunderson, Craig D. Allen, Erica Fleishman, Donald McKenzie, Laura A. Meyerson, Jill Oropeza, and Nate Stephenson

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Using Planning and Evaluation Tools to Target Extension Outputs & Outcomes: The New England Private Well Symposium Example, Arthur J. Gold, Alyson McCann, and Julia Peterson

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Phenotopic Plasticity of Leaf Shape Along a Temperature Gradient in Acer Rubrum, Dana L. Royer, Laura A. Meyerson, Kevin M. Robertson, and Jonathan M. Adams

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Inter-Cohort Competition Drives Density Dependence and Selective Mortality in a Marine Fish, Jameal F. Samhouri, Mark A. Steele, and Graham E. Forrester

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Musical chairs mortality functions: density-dependent deaths caused by competition for unguarded refuges, Jameal F. Samhouri, Richard R. Vance, Graham E. Forrester, and Mark A. Steele

Submissions from 2008

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Spatial Density Dependence Scales up but Does Not Produce Temporal Density Dependence in a Reef Fish, Graham E. Forrester, Mark A. Steele, Jameal F. Samhouri, Bryn Evans, and Richard R. Vance

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Mineralization of ancient carbon in the subsurface of riparian forests, Noel P. Gurwick, Daniel M. McCorkle, Peter M. Groffman, Arthur J. Gold, D. Q. Kellogg, and Peter Seitz-Rundlett

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Saving camels from straws: how propagule pressure-based prevention policies can reduce the risk of biological invasion, Jamie K. Reaser, Laura A. Meyerson, and Betsy Von Holle

Submissions from 2007

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The Practice of Problem Based Learning, José A. Amador, Libby Miles, and Calvin B. Peters

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Habitat Characteristics Associated with the Distribution and Abundance of Histrionicus histrionicus (Harlequin Ducks) Wintering in Southern New England, Richard A. McKinney, Scott R. McWilliams, and Michael A. Charpentier

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Migration and environment in the context of globalization, Frederick A.B. Meyerson, Leticia Merino, and Jorge Durand

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Phragmites australis: It's Not All Bad, Laura A. Meyerson

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Assessing Invasive Alien Species Across Multiple Spatial Scales: Working Globally and Locally, Laura A. Meyerson, Richard N. Mack, and Betsy Von Holle

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Invasive Alien Species in an Era of Globalization, Laura A. Meyerson and Harold A. Mooney

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Ecological and socioeconomic impacts of invasive alien species in island ecosystems, Jamie K. Reaser, Laura A. Meyerson, Quentin Cronk, Maj De Poorter, L. G. Eldrege, Edmund Green, Moses Kairo, Pepetua Latasi, Richard N. Mack, John Mauremootoo, Dennis O'Dowd, Warea Orapa, Soetikno Sastroutomo, Alan Saunders, Clare Shine, Sigurdur Thrainsson, and Leliua Vaiutu

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Habitat Correlates of Reproductive Effort in Wood Frogs and Spotted Salamanders in an Urbanizing Watershed, Dennis E. Skidds, Francis C. Golet, Peter W. C. Paton, and Jonathan C. Mitchell

Submissions from 2006

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Show me the numbers: what data currently exist for non‐native species in the USA?, Alycia W. Crall, Laura A. Meyerson, Thomas J. Stohlgren, Catherine S. Jarnevich, Gregory J. Newman, and Jim Graham

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Parasitism and a Shortage of Refuges Jointly Mediate the Strength of Density Dependence in a Reef Fish, Graham E. Forrester and Rachel J. Finley

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Metabolic Routing of Dietary Nutrients in Birds: Effects of Diet Quality and Macronutrient Composition Revealed Using Stable Isotopes, David W. Podlesak and Scott R. McWilliams

Submissions from 2005

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Habitat Selection and Home Range Size of Ruffed Grouse in Rhode Island, Erik G. Endrulart, Scott R. McWilliams, and Brian C. Tefft

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Reservoir Competence of Native North American Birds for the Lyme Disease Spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, Howard S. Ginsberg, P. A. Buckley, Maxon G. Balmforth, Elyes Zhioua, Shaibal Mitra, and Francine G. Buckley

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A New Model to Estimate Daily Energy Expenditure for Wintering Waterfowl, Richard A. McKinney and Scott R. McWilliams

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Aggregate Measures of Ecosystem Services: Can We Take the Pulse of Nature?, Laura A. Meyerson, Jill Baron, Jerry M. Melillo, Robert J. Naiman, Robin I. O'Malley, Gordon Orians, Margaret A. Palmer, Alexander S. P. Pfaff, Steven W. Running, and Osvaldo E. Sala

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Effect of dietary fatty acid composition on depot fat and exercise performance in a migrating songbird, the red-eyed vireo, Barbara J. Pierce, Scott R. McWilliams, Timothy P. O'Connor, Allen R. Pace, and Christopher G. Guglielmo

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Small-scale field experiments accurately scale up to predict density dependence in reef fish populations at large scales, Mark A. Steele and Graham E. Forrester

Submissions from 2004

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A Problem-Based Learning Approach to Teaching Introductory Soil Science, José A. Amador and Josef H. Görres

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Predators, Prey Refuges, and the Spatial Scaling of Density-Dependent Prey Mortality, Graham E. Forrester and Mark A. Steele

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Allometric length-weight relationships for benthic prey of aquatic wildlife in coastal marine habitats, Richard A. McKinney, Sarah M. Glatt, and Scott R. Williams

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Diet Quality and Food Limitation Affect the Dynamics of Body Composition and Digestive Organs in a Migratory Songbird (Zonotrichia albicollis), Barbara J. Pierce and Scott R. McWilliams

Submissions from 2003

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Impact of Ectoparasites on the Demography of a Small Reef Fish, Rachel J. Finley and Graham E. Forrester

Submissions from 2002

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Biosecurity: Moving toward a Comprehensive Approach, Laura A. Meyerson and Jamie K. Reaser

Submissions from 2001

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Site Fidelity, Philopatry, and Survival of Promiscuous Saltmarsh Sharp-Tailed Sparrows in Rhode Island, Deborah A. DiQuinzio, Peter W. C. Paton, and William R. Eddleman

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Combining Research, Outreach and Student Learning: A New Model in Rhode Island, Arthur J. Gold, Deborah Grossman-Garber, and Thomas P. Husband

Submissions from 1999

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Influence of Summer Biogeography on Wood Warbler Stopover Abundance, Jeffrey F. Kelly, Rob Smith, Deborah M. Finch, Frank R. Moore, and Wang Yong

Submissions from 1998

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Breeding Ecology and Behavior of the Hawaiian Hawk, Curtis R. Griffin, Peter W. C. Paton, and Thomas S. Baskett

Submissions from 1996

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Impoundment Drawdown and Artificial Nest Structures as Management Strategies for Snowy Plovers, Peter W. C. Paton and Val C. Bachman

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Factors Affecting Interannual Movements of Snowy Plovers, Peter W. C. Paton and Thomas C. Edwards Jr.

Submissions from 1995

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US Fish and Wildlife Service 1979 wetland classification: A review, Lewis M. Cowardin and Francis C. Golet

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Differences in Wintering Areas of Snowy Plovers From Inland Breeding Sites in Western North America, Gary W. Page, Mark A. Stern, and Peter W. C. Paton

Submissions from 1994

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Seasonal Changes in Fatty Acid Composition of the Wood Thrush, Courtney J. Conway, William R. Eddleman, and Kenneth L. Simpson

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Symptoms of Nitrogen Saturation in a Riparian Wetland, Gay C. Hanson, Peter M. Groffman, and Arthur J. Gold

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Survival Estimates for Snowy Plovers Breeding at Great Salt Lake, Utah, Peter W. C. Paton

Submissions from 1993

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Methane and Carbon Monoxide Production, Oxidation, and Turnover Times in the Caribbean Sea as Influenced by the Orinoco River, Ronald D. Jones and José A. Amador

Submissions from 1992

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Nutrient and Microbial Movement from Seasonally-Used Septic Systems, Arthur J. Gold, Frank B. Postma, and George W. Loomis

Submissions from 1984

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Blue-Winged Teal Nesting in Hawaii, Peter W. C. Paton, Avery Taylor, and Philip R. Ashman

Submissions from 1981

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Components of Reproductive Effort and Yield in Goldenrods, Richard B. Primack, Ann R. Rittenhouse, and Peter August