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(preferred) or formatted, drop-in replacements for expanded information
section (acceptable) to Waddell@postkasten.ucdavis.edu
As of 30 July 2001, this web page resided at http://agronomy.ucdavis.edu/denison/faclist.htm
Daniel W. ANDERSON email@example.com
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 2-2108
Ph.D., Wisconsin, 1970
Ecotoxicology: physiological and ecological patterns and ramifications of various persistent and nonpersistent materials; residue accumulation patterns in migratory waterbirds and other wildlife species. Avian ecology: population studies, management, migrational patterns, behavior, effects of human disturbance, habitat characterization, community studies, and feeding ecology of marine birds. Typical studies: western U.S./Mexico. Conservation Ecology, Ecotoxicology
Mora, M.A. and D.W. Anderson. 1995. Selenium, boron, and heavy metals in birds from the Mexicali Valley, Baja California, Mexico. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 54:198-206.
Velarde, E. and D.W. Anderson. 1994. Conservation and management of seabird islands in the Gulf of California: Setbacks and successes. In: Seabirds on Islands: Threats, Case Studies and Action Plans, D.N. Nettleship, J. Burger and M. Gochfeld (Ed.); Proceedings of the Seabird Specialist Group Workshop, 19-20 November, 1990; University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. BirdLife Conservation Series 1:229-243.
Conrad J. BAHRE firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Geography, 2-0798
Ph.D., UC Riverside, 1974
Human impact on vegetation in southern Arizona, northern Mexico, and the deserts of South America. Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Human Ecology
Minnich, R.A. and C.J. Bahre. 1995. Wildland fire and chaparral succession along the California - Baja California boundary. International Journal of Wildland Fire 5(1):13-24.
Bahre, C.J. and M.L. Shelton. 1993. Historic vegetation
change, mesquite increases, and climate in southeastern Arizona. Journal
of Biogeography 20:489-504.
Michael G. BARBOUR email@example.com
Department of Environmental Horticulture, 2-2956
Ph.D., Duke, 1967
Whole plant response to environmental stress, especially of desert scrub, coastal strand, and upper montane forest species; also vegetation structure and dynamics. Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Integrative Ecology, Physiological Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Minnich, R.A., M.G. Barbour, J.H. Burk, and R.F. Fernau. 1995. Conservation Biology 9(4):1-14.
Barbour, M.G. 1992. Life at the leading edge: the beach
plant syndrome. Pp 291-307 in: U. Seclinger (ed.), Coastal Plant Communities
of Latin America, Academic Press, NY.
Alison M. BERRY firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Environmental Horticulture, 2-7683
Ph.D., Massachusetts, 1983
Role of nitrogen-fixing shrubs and trees in nitrogen cycling and pine regeneration in semiarid plant communities of western North America. I also participate in research on soil biology of N in orchards managed with leguminous (N-fixing) cover crops. Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Restoration Ecology.
Berry. A.M. 1995. Biological nitrogen fixation and soil fertility in southwestern lands: implications for Anasazi agriculture. IN: Soil, Water, Biology and Belief in Prehistoric and Traditional Southwestern Agriculture. H.W. Toll, ed. N.M. Archaeological Council, Albuquerque. Pp. 139-144.
Benoit, L.F., and A.M. Berry. In Press. Plant regeneration from leaf segments of Datisca glomerata. Acta Botanica Gallica.
Robert L. BETTINGER email@example.com
Department of Anthropology, 2-0551
Ph.D., UC Riverside, 1975
Hunter-gatherers and application of quantitative behavioral-ecological models to past and present hunter-gathers societies. Culture evolutionary processes, their modeling and archaeological recognition. Cultural/human ecology in arid lands: western North American and Inner/Outer Mongolia. Human Ecology
Bettinger, R.L. 1993. Doing Great Basin archaeology recently: Copying with variability. Journal of Archaeological Research 1(1):43-66.
Bettering, R.L. 1991. Aboriginal occupation at high altitude: Alpine villages in the White Mountains of eastern California. American Anthropologist 93:656-679.
Caroline S. BLEDSOE firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, 2-0388
Ph.D., Colorado State U., 1970
Mycorrhizal ecophysiology, root dynamics, and plant nutrition principally in forests and oak woodlands; environmental factors affecting nutrient (N and P) uptake and utilization in woody plants; nutrient cycling in natural systems; soil microbial biodiversity. Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Integrative Ecology
C.S. Bledsoe. 1992. Physiological ecology of Ectomycorrhizae: Implications for field application. In Mycorrhizal Functioning: An Integrative Plant-Fungal Process, M.F. Allen (ed.), Chapman and Hall, New York.
Bledsoe, C., P. Klein and L.C. Bliss. 1990. A survey of
mycorrhizal plants on Truelove Lowland, Devon Island, N.W.T., Canada. Can.
J. Bot. 68:1848-1856.
Department of Anthropology, 2-0659
Ph.D., Northwestern, 1987
Human demography and behavioral ecology. Marriage and inheritance in traditional populations. Ecology and fertility studies of East African pastoralists. Human Ecology
Borgerhoff Mulder, M. 1993. Demography of pastoralists: Preliminary data on the Datoga of Tanzania. Human Ecology 20:1-23.
Borgerhoff Mulder, M. 1992. Reproductive decisions. In: Evolutionary Ecology and Human Behavior, eds. E.A. Smith and B. Winterhalder. Aldine de Bruyter, pp. 339-374.
Louis W. BOTSFORD
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1978
Walter M. BOYCE email@example.com
Veterinary Medicine: Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, 2-1401
D.V.M., Auburn, 1981; Ph.D., Purdue, 1988
The ecology and epidemiology of disease in populations. Conservation Ecology
Elliott, L.F., W.M. Boyce, R.K. Clark, and D.A. Jessup. 1994. Geographic analysis of pathogen exposure in bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis). Journal of Wildlife Diseases 30:315-318.
Mikolon, A.B., W.M. Boyce, J.L. Allen, I.A. Gardner, and
L.F. Elliott. 1994. Epidemiology and control of nematode parasites in a
collection of captive exotic ungulates. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine
David J. BOYD firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Anthropology, 2-1589
Ph.D., UC Los Angeles, 1975
Political ecology and development. Cultural ecology of hunter-forager and horticultural societies. Transition from subsistence-oriented to market-dominated socio-economies. Production intensification, population dynamics, organization of work, labor migration. Field research among the Kuskokwagamiut Eskimo in south west Alaska, the Otomi Indians of Mexico, and the Awa and Hagahai peoples of the Papua New Guinea Highlands. Conservation Ecology, Human Ecology
Boyd, David J. 1996 A Tale of "First Contact":
The Hagahai of Papua New
Guinea. RESEARCH IN MELANESIA 20:103-140.
Boyd, David J. 2001 Going Home: Return
Migration and the Reconfiguration of
Social Life among the Irakia Awa (Papua New Guinea). In ENDANGERED PEOPLES OF
OCEANIA: THE STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE AND THRIVE, J. M. Fitzpatrick (ed.), pp.
45-59. Westbury, CT: Greenwood Press.
Boyd, David J. 2001 Life Without Pigs:
Recent Subsistence Changes among the
Irakia Awa, Papua New Guinea. HUMAN ECOLOGY 29(3). In press.
Stephen BRUSH email@example.com
Human and Community Development, 2-4368
Ph.D., Wisconsin, 1973
The cultural ecology of farming systems, relating farmer decision-making to management of biological resources in agriculture. Research on traditional agroecosystems in Peru, Mexico and Turkey. Current research focuses on conservation and change in genetic resources in areas of crop genetic diversity and origins. Research on intellectual property, indigenous knowledge and biological resources. Related research on soil conervation and pest management in California. Agricultural Ecology
Brush, S.B. 1995. In situ conservation of landraces in centers of crop diversity. Crop Science 35: 346-354.
Brush, S.B. 1993. Indigenous Knowledge of Biological Resources
and Intellectual Property Rights: The role of Anthropology. American Anthropologist
Tim CARO firstname.lastname@example.org
Wildlife, Fish Conservation Biology, 2-0596
Ph.D., St. Andrews, United Kingdom, 1979
Behavioral ecology; conservation biology. Evolution and ecology of anti-predator behavior, conservation of tropical fauna and tropical ecosystems. Conservation Ecology
Caro, T.M. 1994. Cheetahs of the Serengeti Plains. University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
Caro, T.M. 1994. Ungulate antipredator behaviour: preliminary and comparative data from African bonds. Behaviour 128:189-228.
Edward P. CASWELL-CHEN email@example.com
Department of Nematology, 2-3659
Ph.D., UC Riverside, 1985
Nematode ecology, modeling host-parasite dynamics of plant-parasitic nematodes, the influence of selection on genetic variability in nematode populations, molecular diagnostics for nematode identification, nematode management in agroecosystems. Agricultural Ecology, Physiological Ecology
Williamson, V.M., E.P. Caswell-Chen, D. Hanson, and F.F. Wu. 1994. PCR for nematode identification. In: F. Lamberti, C. DeGeorgi and D. McK. Bird (eds.), Advances in Molecular Plant Nematology. pp. 119-128.
Araya, M. and E.P. Caswell-Chen. 1994. Penetration of
Crotalaria juncea, Sesamum indicum, and Dolichos lablab roots by Meloidogyne
javanica. Journal of Nematology 26:238-240.
Joseph J. CECH, Jr. firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 2-3103
Ph.D., U. Texas, 1973
Physiological ecology of fishes. Ecotoxicology, Conservation Ecology, Physiological Ecology
Myrick, CA and JJ Cech, Jr.. (2000) Temperature influences
on California rainbow trout physiological performance. Fish
Physiology and Biochemistry 23, 245-254.
Matern, SA, JJ Cech, Jr., and TE Hopkins. (2000) Diel
movements of bat rays, Myliobatis californica, in Tomales Bay,
California: evidence for behavioral thermoregulation? Environmental Biology of Fishes 58, 173-182.
Crocker, CE, AP Farrell, AK Gamperl and JJ Cech, Jr.. (2000) Cardiovascular responses of white sturgeon to environmental hypercapnia. American Journal of Physiology, Reg., Int., Comp. Physiol. 279, R617-R628.
Ernest S. CHANG email@example.com
Bodega Marine Laboratory; Section of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior; and Department of Animal Science, (707) 875-2061
Ph.D., UC Los Angeles, 1978
Ecological physiology of marine invertebrates, particularly the endocrine control of growth and reproduction of crustaceans; settlement and metamorphosis of marine invertebrates. Physiological Ecology
Chang, E.S. 1993. Comparative endocrinology of molting and reproduction: Insects and crustaceans. Annual Rev. Entomol. 38:161-180.
Snyder, M.J., C. Ameyaw-Akumfi and E.S. Chang. 1993. Sex recognition and the role of urinary cues in the lobster, Homarus americanus. Marine Behav. Physiol. 24:101-116.
Evolution and Ecology, 2-3698
Ph.D., University of Adelaide, South Australia, 1978
Theory of population dynamics and species interactions in patchy and variable environments, theory of spatial and temporal scale, diversity maintenance mechanisms, life-history theory, experimental plant ecology, theoretical marine ecology, host-parasitoid interactions. Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Integrative Ecology.
Chesson, P. 1998. Making sense of spatial models in ecology. Pp 151-166 in J. Bascompte and R. Sole (eds) "Modelling Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Ecology," Academic Press.
Chesson, P., Huntly, N. 1997. The roles of harsh and fluctuating conditions in the dynamics of ecological communities. American Naturalist 150:519-553.
Douglas E. CONKLIN firstname.lastname@example.org
Bodega Marine Laboratory, (707) 875-2070
Ph.D., New York U., 1973
Aquatic animal nutrition, particularly in the lobster, Homarus americanus, and sturgeon, Acipenser transmontanus. Identification of essential nutrient requirements; definition of optimum levels of both essential and growth-enhancing ingredients of diets.Integrative Ecology, Physiological Ecology.
Richard G. COSS email@example.com
Department of Psychology, 2-1626
Ph.D., Reading, 1973
Population differences in ground squirrel antipredator behavior with emphasis on antisnake behavior and physiological resistance to rattlesnake venom. Habitat perception in human and nonhuman primates, especially risk perception from an antipredator perspective and its relevance to habitat modification. Human Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Coss, R.G., K.L. Guse, N.S. Poran, and D.G. Smith. 1993. Development of antisnake defenses in California ground squirrels (Spermophilus beecheyi): II. Microevolutionary effects of relaxed selection from rattlesnakes. Behaviour 124:137-164.
Coss, R.G. and R.O. Goldthwaite. 1995. The persistence of old designs for perception. In N.S. Thompson (Ed.),Perspectives in ethology 11: Behavioral design, Plenum Press, New York, pp. 83-148.
James C. CRAMER firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Sociology, 2-0809
Ph.D., Michigan, 1975
Population growth and environment in California; infant mortality; family structure. Human Ecology
Cramer, J. 1995. Racial and ethnic differences in birthweight: The role of income and financial assistance. Demography 32:231-247.
Randy A. DAHLGREN email@example.com
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, 2-2814
Ph.D., Washington, 1987
Biogeochemistry - interactions of biological, hydrological, and geochemical processes in natural and managed environments; nutrient cycling; soil processes and water quality. Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology
Northrup, R.R., R.A. Dahlgren and Z. Yu. 1995. Intraspecific variation of conifer phenolic concentration on a marine terrace soil acidity gradent; a new interpretation. Plant and Soil 171:255-262.
Dahlgren, R.A. 1994. Soil acidification and nitrogen saturation from weathering of ammonium-bearing rock. Nature 368:838-841.
Montague W. DEMMENT firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 2-7757
Ph.D., Wisconsin, 1980
Feeding ecology of herbivores with emphasis on the link
between nutrition, digestion and ingestive behavior. Particular emphasis
in determining the role of plant structure, food quality and animal factors
that control the feeding process of wild and domestic herbivores. Agricultural
Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology, Physiological Ecology
R. Ford DENISON email@example.com
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 2-9688
Ph.D., Cornell, 1983
Evolutionary stability of mutualism, particularly between legumes and rhizobia; sustainability of agricultural systems; biological nitrogen fixation. Agricultural Ecology
Denison, R.F. 2000. Legume sanctions and the evolution of symbiotic cooperation by rhizobia. Am. Nat. 156:567-576.
Denison, R.F. 1998. Decreased oxygen permeability: a universal stress response in legume root nodules. Bot. Acta 111:191-192.
Christopher M. DEWEES firstname.lastname@example.org
Wildlife, Fish Conservation Biology, 2-1497
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1985
Industry and agency adaptation to new fisheries management schemes. Role of individual's perception on the acceptance of new technology, practices, and ideas. Combining biological and human dimensions in marine fisheries management. Environmental Policy Analysis, Conservation Ecology
Boydstun, L.B., B. Heneman, C.M. Dewees, M. Melchiorre, J. Oltmann, M. Chrisman, R. Treanor, and J. Duffy. 1999. Fish and Game Commission policies regarding restricted access in commercial fisheries. Adopted by Fish and Game Commission 6/18/99.
Dewees, C. M. 1998. Effects of individual quota systems on New Zealand and British Columbia fisheries. Ecological Applications 8(1) Supplement: S133-138.
Casey, K., C.M. Dewees, B.R. Turris, and J.E. Wilen. 1995. The effects of individual vessel quotas in the British Columbia halibut fishery. Marine Resource Economics 10: 211-230.
Rogers-Bennett, L., W.A. Bennett, H.C. Fastenau, and C.M. Dewees. 1995.
Spatial variation in red sea urchin reproduction and morphology: Implications
for harvest refugia. Ecological Application. 5(4): 1171-1180.
Holly DOREMUS email@example.com
School of Law, 2-2879
Ph.D., Cornell, 1986; J.D. UC Berkeley, 1991
Interface of science and law in environmental policy. Exploring issues such as how legislators can structure laws like the Endangered Species Act to make effective use of scientific information, how agencies can best implement the less-than-ideal laws they are faced with, and how scientists can most effectively make their work available to policymakers. Environmental Policy Analysis
Doremus, H.D. 1991. Patching the Ark: Improving legal protection of biological diversity. Ecology L.Q. 18:265, reprinted In: Land Use and Envt. L. Rev. 23:465 (1992).
Polasky, S., H. Doremus and B. Rettig. 1997. Endangered Species Conservation on Private Land, Contemporary Economic Policy (in press).
Serge I. DOROSHOV firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Animal Science, 2-7603
Ph.D., Institute of Oceanology, Acad. Sci. USSR Moscow, 1967
Developmental biology of fishes, especially larval organogenesis. Reproductive physiology concerning applied research on sexual maturation in broodstocks of cultured fish. Environmental effects on early life stages of fish, including bioassay designs for toxicological research with embryos, larvae, and juveniles.
John M. EADIE email@example.com
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 4-9204
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 1989
Behavioral and population ecology; ecological/conservation genetics. Waterfowl ecology and management. Integration of behavior and population dynamics, particularly with respect to management and conservation of birds. Field studies and computer modeling of indivual behaviour, demography, and community structure. Field sites include Argentina, British Columbia, and California. Conservation Ecology
Lyon, B. E. and J. M. Eadie. 2000. Family matters: kin selection and the evolution of conspecific brood parasitism. Proceeding of the National Academy of Science 97: 12942-12944.
Bird, J.A., Pettygrove, G.S. and J. M. Eadie. 2000. The effects of waterfowl foraging on rice straw decomposition: mutual benefits for waterfowl and growers. Journal of Applied Ecology 37:728-741.
Eadie, J. M. and B. Lyon.1998. Cooperation, conflict and creching behavior
in Goldeneye Ducks. American Naturalist 151: 397-408
Deborah L. ELLIOTT-FISK firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 2-8559
Ph.D., Colorado, 1979
Late Cenozoic environmental history of California and the Great Basin; paleoecology; soil-plant-landform relationships (especially in viticultural and mountainous regions); ecosystem analysys and management; landscape ecology. Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Restoration Ecology, Conservation Ecology
Elliott-Fisk, D.L. 1994. Viticultural soils of California, with special reference to the Napa Valley. Journal of Wine Research 4(2):67-77.
Jennings, S.A., and D.L. Elliott-Fisk. 1993. Packrat midden
evidence of late quaternary vegetation change in the White Mountains, California-Nevada.
Quaternary Research 39:214-221.
Y. Hossein FARZIN email@example.com
Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2-7610
Ph.D., Oxford, England, 1982
Optimal pricing of environmental and natural resources with stock externalities, optimal carbon taxation for global warming control, industry and welfare effects of environmental regulations, non-renewable resources and conservation, technological change and measures of natural resource scarcity,optimal policies for sustainable development of resource economies, optimal timing of technology adoption. Environmental Policy Analysis
Farzin, Y.H and O. Tahvonen. 1996. Global carbon cycle and the optimal time path of a carbon tax. Oxford Economic Papers 48(4).
Farzin, Y.H. 1996. Optimal pricing of environmental and natural resource use with stock externalities. J. Public Economics 62(1).
Howard FERRIS firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Nematology, 2-8432, 2-2124
Ph.D., North Carolina State, 1972
Nematology, population biology, sampling and population assessment, pest management, agroecosystem management decisions. Agricultural Ecology, Conservation Ecology
Ferris, H., S. Lau and R. Venette. 1995. Population energetics of bacterial-feeding nematodes: respiration and metabolic rates based on CO2 production. Soil Biol. Biochem. 27:319-330.
Ferris, H. 1993. New frontiers in nematode ecology. Journal of Nematology 25:374-382.
Department of Vegetable Crops, 2-7386
Ph.D., Oregon State University, 1988
My research objectives aim at expanding the knowledge of the biology and ecology of weeds of rice by understanding the physiological bases for their adaptation to irrigated rice environments and their competitiveness with rice. Knowledge on the physiological bases of weed responses to habitat disturbances, and on the processes governing the success of individuals as they proceed along their life stages, will allow better understanding of the bases for the ecological fitness of the weeds of rice. This knowledge is essential to formulate sustainable management strategies aiming at suppressing weeds at their most vulnerable stages. Also my research is aimed at understanding the biology and mechanisms of resistance in herbicide-resistant weeds of rice. Agricultural Ecology.
Gibson, K.D., A.J. Fischer and T.C. Foin. 2001. Shading and the growth and photosynthetic responses of Ammannia coccinea. Weed Research 41:59-67.
Gibson, K.D., J.E. Hill, T.C. Foin, B.P. Caton and A.J. Fischer. 2001. Cultivars differ in ability to interfere with watergrass in water-seeded rice. Agron. J. 93:326-332.
Fischer, A.J., C.G. Messersmith, J.D. Nalewaja and M.E. Duysen.
2000. Interference between spring cereals and Kochia scoparia
related to environment and photosynthetic pathways. Agron. J. 92:173-181.
Agronomy and Range Science, 4-7910
Ph.D., North Carolina, 1967
Ecological modeling and systems analysis, especially in tropical agroecosystems and in estuarine environments. Philosophy and practice of simulation models of ecological systems. Present research in weed-rice interactions in California in the practice of ecological modeling, and in the dynamics of salt marsh vegetation and combination of endangered species in tidal marshes in the San Francisco estuary. Agricultural Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology
Fong, P., T.C. Foin and J.B. Zedler. 1994. A simulation model of lagoon algae based on nitrogen competition and internal storage. Ecological Monographs 64(2):225-247.
Miller, B.C., T.C. Foin and J.E. Hill. 1993. CARICE: A rice model for scheduling and evaluating management actions. Agronomy Journal 85:938-947.
Foin, T.C. and J.L. Brenchley-Jackson. 1991. Simulation
model evaluation of potential recovery of endangered light-footed clapper
rail populations. Biological Conservation 58:123-148.
Janet E. FOLEY
VM: Medicine and Epidemiology, 2-3692
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1997
Shu GENG email@example.com
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 2-6939
Ph.D., Kansas State, 1972
Computer simulation and modelling of agricultural systems. The impact of weather on crop production. Agricultural Ecology
Barry, T. and S. Geng. 1995. Risk assessment under current and double CO2 conditions for US wheat yield. International Journal of World Resource Review 7:25-46.
Jongkaewwattana, S., S. Geng, D.M. Brandon, and J.E. Hill. 1993. Effect of nitrogen and harvest grain moisture on head rice yield. Agronomy Journal 85:1143-1146.
Paul GEPTS firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 2-7743
Ph.D., Wisconsin, 1985
Evolution of crop plants (with emphasis on Phaseolus-Vigna); crop genetic resources conservation. Agricultural Ecology.
Johnson, W.C., P. Guzman, D. Mandala, A.B.C. Mkandawire, S. Temple, R.L. Gilbertson and P. Gepts. 1997. Molecular tagging of the bc-3 gene for introgression into Andean common bean. Crop Sci. 37:248-254.
Llaca, V and P. Gepts. 1996. Pulsed field gel electrophoresis analysis of the phaseolin locus region in Phaseolus vulgaris. Genome 39:722-729.
Charles R. GOLDMAN email@example.com
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-1557
Ph.D., Michigan, 1958
Limnology of temperate, arctic, and tropical lakes and reservoirs. Analysis of long-term data sets from Lake Tahoe and Castle Lake. Particular interest in eutrophication, physical lake processes, food chain dynamics, and the impact of climate and weather on lake functions. Research at Castle, Tahoe, Pyramid Lakes, and Lake Baikal in Russian Siberia. Conservation Ecology, Physiological Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Goldman, C.R. 1988. Primary productivity, nutrients, and transparency during the early onset of eutrophication in ultra-oligotrophic Lake Tahoe, California-Nevada. Linmol. Oceanogr. 33(6, part 1):1321-1333.
Goldman, C.R. and A.J. Horne. 1983. Limnology. McGraw-Hill,
New York, 464 pg.
Ph.D., Yale 1982
Hart, M. W. and R. K. Grosberg. 1999. Kin interactions in a colonial hydrozoan (Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus): population structure on a mobile landscape. Evolution 53:793-805
Grosberg, R. K. and M. W. Hart. 2000. Mate selection and the evolution of highly polymorphic self/nonself recognition genes. Science 289:2111-2114.
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-9151
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1990
dynamics, community and food web interactions in estuarine and marine systems,
marine conservation biology, invasion biology, restoration of estuarine
habitats, design of marine protected areas, human
impacts on coastal ecosystems. Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Integrative Ecology, Restoration Ecology.
Ruiz, G.M., P. Fofonoff, A.H. Hines, and E.D. Grosholz. 1999. Nonindigenous species as stressors in estuarine and marine communities: assessing invasion impacts and interactions. Limnology and Oceanography 44:950-972.
Grosholz, E.D., G.M. Ruiz, C.D. Dean, K.A. Shirley, J.L.
Maron and P.G. Connors. 1999. The impacts of a nonindigenous marine
predator in a California bay. Ecology (in press).
Susan HARRISON firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-7110
Ph.D., Stanford, 1989
Population dynamics, community structure, and conservation biology, especially the roles of spatial factors such as patchiness, habitat heterogeneity and dispersal. Field experiments (mainly on insects and plants) and theory. Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Maron, J. L. and S. Harrison, 1997. Spatial pattern formation in an insect host-parasitoid system. Science 278: 1619-1621.
Harrison, S. 1998. Local and regional diversity in a patchy landscape: native, alien and endemic herbs on serpentine soils. Ecology (in press)
Alan HASTINGS email@example.com
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-8116
Ph.D., Cornell, 1977
Chaos in ecology. Food webs. Metapopulations. Invasion dynamics. The role of structure -- age, spatial, organizational, and genetic -- in the dynamics of ecological systems, in particular, models of interacting species. Theoretical population genetics. Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Hastings, A. and S. Harrison. 1994. Metapopulation dynamics and genetics. Ann. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 25:167-188.
Hastings, A., C. Hom, S. Ellner, P. Turchin, and H.C.J. Godfray. 1993. Chaos in ecology: Is Mother Nature a strange attractor? Ann. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 24:1-33.
James E. HILL firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 2-3458
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1973
Rice production systems: rice and weed growth and development, competition, and management. Agricultural Ecology
Miller, B.C., T.C. Foin and J.E. Hill. 1993. CARICE: A rice model for scheduling and evaluating management actions. Agron. J. 85:938-947.
Roberts, S.R., J.E. Hill, D.M. Brandon, B.C. Miller, S.C.
Scardaci, C.M. Wick, and J.F. Williams. 1993. Biological yield and harvest
index in rice: Nitrogen response in tall and semidwarf cultivars. J. Prod.
Ph.D., University of London, 1992 My research
program focuses on the spatial dynamics of populations and
communities. I use microcosm experiments, field studies and models to test
and develop ecological theory about community structure and the maintenance
of biodiversity. I also have a strong background in biostatistics
(especially time series analysis), and interests in natural history and
conservation. Conservation Ecology
Holyoak, M. 2000. Habitat subdivision causes changes in
food web structure.
Ecology Letters 3:509-515.
Holyoak M. 2000. Habitat patch arrangement
and metapopulation persistence
of predators and prey. The American Naturalist 156:378-389
William R. HORWATH email@example.com
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, 4-6029
Ph.D., Michigan State, 1993
Stable isotope studies in soil organic matter and micobial biomass dynamics, carbon sequestration in managed and natural ecosystems, sources of nitrate in managed and natural ecosystems, influence of sustainable agriculture practices on long-term soil fertility and water quality, dentrification and root turnover. Agricultural Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology
Horwath, W.R., E.A. Paul and K.S. Pregitzer. 1996. Calibration of chloroform fumigation procedures for soil biomass estimation using microscopic counting and 14C-labeled substrates. Canadian Journal of Soil Science 76:459-467.
Horwath, W.R. and L.F. Elliott. 1996. Microbial C and N dynamics in rye grass during mesophilic and thermophilic incubations. Biol. And Fert. Soils 22:1-9.
Silas S.O. HUNG firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Animal Science, 2-3580
Ph.D., Guelph, 1980
Nutrient requirements and utilization by white sturgeon, rainbow trout, Atlantic salmon, and striped bass. Broodstock nutrition of rainbow trout. Nutrition and feeding of shite sturgeon, lake sturgeon and striped bass. Comparative nutrition of domestic fishes. Agricultural Ecology, Integrative Ecology, Physiological Ecology
Ng, W.K. and S.S.O. Hung. 1994. Amino acid composition of whole body, eggs, and selected tissues of juvenile white sturgeon. Aquaculture 126:329-339.
Hung, S.S.O. 1991. Sturgeon, ACIPENSER spp. In: Handbook of Nutrient Requirements of Finfish; R.P. Wilson, ed.; CRC Press, Inc. Boca Raton, FL, USA, p. 153-160, pp. 196.
Louise E. JACKSON email@example.com
Department of Vegetable Crops, 4-9116
Ph.D., Washington, 1982
Ecology of belowground processes and plant/microbial interactions in vegetable production systems. Work addresses topics in plant ecophysiology, such as root architecture and its effects on water and nutrient uptake, as well as crop systems ecology, in which we have been examining nitrogen dynamics and microbial transformations of nitrogen in intensively managed agricultural systems. A related topic in applied ecology is the development of environmentally-sound management practices to minimize nitrate losses via leaching and dentrification. Agricultural Ecology
Jackson, L.E. In Press. Root architecture in cultivated and wild lettuce (Lactuca spp.). Plant Cell and Environment.
Wyland, L.J., L.E. Jackson and K.F. Schulbach. 1995. Soil-plant nitrogen dynamics following incorporation of a mature rye cover crop in a lettuce production system. Journal of Agricultural Science 124:17-25.
Michael L. JOHNSON firstname.lastname@example.org
John Muir Institute of the Environment, 2-8837
Ph.D., Kansas, 1984
Johnson, M. L., L. Holmes, A. Salveson, M. S. Denison, and D. M. Fry. 1998. Environmental estrogens in agricultural drain water from the Central Valley of California. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 60:609-614.
Torres, K. C. and M. L. Johnson. Bioaccumulation of metals in plants, arthropods, and house mice in a seasonal wetland. Accepted for publication in Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Hansen, L. J. and M. L. Johnson. 1999. Conservation and Toxicology: The need to integrate the disciplines. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 18:2121-2122.
Robert A. JOHNSTON email@example.com
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-3015
M. Planning, USC, 1969; M.S., Nevada, 1972
Urban modeling, land use planning, transportation policy, and environmental impact assessment. Environmental Policy Analysis
Hunt, J.D., R.A. Johnston, J.E. Abraham, C.J. Rodier, and G. Garry.
Comparison from the Sacramento Model Testbed. Preprint 01-3000, Transp. Res.
Bd. Annual Mtg., Jan.
Johnston, Robert A. and Tomas de la Barra. 2000. Comprehensive Regional
Modeling for Long-Range Planning: Linking Integrated Urban Models and
Geographic Information Systems. Transp. Res.: A 34, pp. 125-136.
Richard KARBAN firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Entomology, 2-2800
Ph.D., Pennsylvania, 1982
Population and community ecology of plant feeding insects and pathogens. Population level consequences of 'immune-like' responses of plants to attack; assessment of the relative contributions of predation, parasitism, disease, competition, and genetics to the organization of plant-insect systems. Integrative Ecology
Adler, F.R. and R. Karban. 1994. Defended fortresses or moving targets? Another model of inducible defenses inspired by military metaphors. American Naturalist 144:813-832.
Karban, R. 1993. Costs and benefits of induced resistance and plant density for a native shrub, Gossypium thurberi. Ecology 74:9-19.
Douglas A. KELT email@example.com
Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 4-9481
Ph.D., New Mexico, 1995
Understanding how small mammal communities are structured, including the influence of both biotic and abiotic factors. Additionally, pursuing work to document how mammalian activities impact and modify their environment. Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Kelt, D.A. and J.H. Brown. 1999. Macroecology and body size diversification. Chapter 15, in (M. L. McKinney and J. A. Drake, editors), Biodiversity dynamics: origination and extinction of populations, species, communities, and higher taxa. Columbia University Press.
Kelt, D.A. and D. Van Vuren. 1999. On the relationship between body size and home range area: consequences of energetic constraints in mammals. Ecology 80:337-400.
Bodega Marine Laboratory, (707) 875-2055
Ph.D. UC San Diego, 1982
Interested in elucidating relationships between the behavior of vertebrates (fishes, pinnepeds, and cetaceans) and the marine environment utilizing a suite of technologies (i.e., behavioral and environmental sensors, computer-decoded telemetry, automated data logging, ARC/View GIS) to quantify behavior and relate it to properties of the environment. Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology.
Klimley, A.P., F. Voegeli, S.C. Beavers, and B.J. Le Boeuf. 1998. Automated listening stations for tagged marine fishes. Marine Technology Journal 2:94-101.
Klimley, A.P. 1993. Highly directional swimming by scalloped hammerhead sharks, Sphyrna lewini, and subsurface irradiance, temperature, bathymetry, and geomagnetic field. Marine Biology 117:1-22.
Emilio A. LACA firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 4-4083
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1992
Foraging behaviour models and experiments incorporating decisions at multiple spatial and temporal scales. Ungulate impact and response to spatial heterogeneity of plant communities. Application of geostatistics in site-specific agricultural practices to minimize impact and optimize production. Agricultural Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Laca, E.A. and I.M. Ortega. (In Press). Integrating foraging mechanisms across spatial and temporal scales. Invited presentation. Fifth International Rangeland Congress, July 23-28, 1995. Salt Lake City, Utah.
Laca, E.A. and M.W. Demment. (In Press). Foraging strategies of grazing animals. In: Illius, A. and Hodgson, J. (eds.), Ecology and Management of Grazing Systems, CAB.
Douglas M. LARSON email@example.com
Department of Agricultural Economics, 2-3586
Ph.D., Maryland, 1988
Economic valuation of nonmarketed amenities and activities; recreation demand analysis; commercial fisheries management and policy; economic principles of benefit/cost analysis. Environmental Policy Analysis.
Larson, D. M., B. W. House, and J. M. Terry. Forthcoming 1998. By catch control in multi-species fisheries: A quasirent share approach to the Bering Sea/Aleutian Islands Midwater Trawl Pollock Fishery. American Journal of Agricultural Economics.
Bennett, R., and D. M. Larson. Contingent valuation of the perceived benefits of farm animal welfare legislation: An exploratory survey. Journal of Agricultural Economics 47 (1996):224-235.
Department of Entomology, 4-8341
Ph.D., Rutgers, 1992
Effects of introduced fish on native frog populations. Effects of mosquito control on non-target species. Microcosm studies of predator-prey interactions in protists. Conservation Ecology
Balciunas D. and S. P. Lawler. 1995. Effects of alternate prey and basal resource level in simple microcosm communities of protists. Ecology 76:127-1336.
Lawler, S.P. 1989. Behavioural responses to predators and predation risk in four species of larval anurans. Animal Behaviour. Animal Behaviour 38:1039-1047.
Richard A. LEVINE firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Statistics, 2-9283
Ph.D., Cornell, 1996
Biometry, Monte Carlo statistical methods, environmental and spatial statistics, Bayesian decision theory. Environmental Policy Analysis
Levine, R.A. and L.M. Berliner. 1999. Statistical Principles for Climate Change Studies. Journal of Climate 12:565-574.
Briggs, W.M. and R.A. Levine. 1997. Wavelets and Field Forecast Verification. Monthly Weather Review 125 (6):1329-1341.
J. Heinrich LIETH email@example.com
Department of Environmental Horticulture, 2-7198
Ph.D., N. Carolina State U., 1982
Modelling of horticultural systems; crop systems ecology; crop modelling; development of plant growth analysis tools. Agricultural Ecology
Lieth, J.H. and R.U. Larsen, 1993. Shoot elongation retardation due to daminozide in Chrysanthemum: II. Modeling multiple applications. Scientia Horticulturae. 53:127-139.
Lieth, J.H. and C.C. Pasian, 1993. Development of a crop
simulation model for cut-flower roses. Acta Hortic. 328:179-184.
Jay R. LUND
Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2-5671
Ph.D., University of Washington, 1986
Bernie MAY firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Animal Science, 4-8123
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, 1980
My current research interests are in the partitioning of genetic variation within and among natural populations and in ways to determine the "genetic health", "genetic integrity", and "evolutionary value" of individual populations. I employ a variety of molecular markers (allozymes, multi-locus fingerprinting, microsatellites, RAPDs, RFLPs) and work on a diversity of organims (fish, mammals, birds, fungi, plants) in my studies of population genetics. Conservation Ecology
Legge, J.T., R. Roush, B. May, R. DeSalle, and A. Vogler. In Press. Genetic criteria for establishing evolutionarily significant units in Cryan's buckmoth. Cons. Biol.
Perkins, D.L., J. Fitzsimons, J.E. Marsden, C.C. Krueger,
and B. May. In Press. Differences in reproduction among hatchery strains
of lake trout at eight spawning areas in Lake Ontario: genetic evidence
from mixed-stock analysis. J. Great Lakes Res.
Brenda McCOWAN email@example.com VM: Teaching & Research Center, 559-688-1731
Ph.D., Harvard, 1994
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 2-5365
My current research interests emphasize the consequences of exposure or accumulation of contaminants in prey of aquatic migratory birds or marine mammals, discriminating effects caused by contaminants from naturally occurring changes in prey populations, and discriminating anthropogenic versus naturally occurring concentrations of contaminants in habitats. Ecotoxicology.
Miles, A.K. and M.W. Tome. 1997. Spatial and temporal heterogeneity in metallic elements in industrialized aquatic bird habitats. Environ. Pollut. 95(1):75-84.
Miles, A.K. and S. Hills. 1994. Metals in
the diet of Bering Sea walrus: Mya sp. as a possible transmitter of elevated
cadmium and other metals. Mar. Pollut. Bull. 28(7):456-458.
Steven G. Morgan
Department of Environmental Science and Policy and Bodega Marine, Laboratory, 707-875-1920
Ph.D., Maryland, 1986
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 2-6355
Ph.D., Minnesota, 1969
Ecology of freshwater and estuarine fishes, emphasizing structure of fish communities, effects of introduced species, and conservation of aquatic biodiversity. Conservation Ecology
Moyle, P. B. and T. Light. 1996. Biological invasions of fresh water: empirical rules and assembly theory. Biological Conservation 78:149-162.
Moyle, P. B. and P. J. Randall. 1998. Evaluating the biotic integrity of watersheds in the Sierra Nevada, California. Conservation Biology 12: 1318-1326.
Moyle, P. B. , M. P. Marchetti, J. Baldrige, and T. L. Taylor. Fish health and diversity: justifying flows for a California stream. Fisheries (Bethesda) 23(7):6-15
Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1985
Debbie A. NIEMEIER firstname.lastname@example.org
Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2-8918
Ph.D., University of Washington, Seattle, 1994
My current research includes, among others, transportation infrastructure investment decision making with the Oregon Transportation Department, infrastructure accessibility and the free markets in Cuba, paratransit systems and accessibility in Sacramento, and spatial modeling of microlevel accessibility in neighborhoods in Seattle, San Francisco and Sacramento.
Niemeier, D., T. Reed, S. Rutherford and P. Morin. 1995. Statewide Programming: Implementing Transportation Policy Objectives, Forthcoming, ASCE Journal of Infrastructure.
Niemeier, D., Z. Zabinsky, Z. Zeng, and S. Rutherford.
1995. Optimization Models for the Transportation Project Programming Process,
ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, Vol. 121, No. 1, pp.14-26.
Benjamin S. ORLOVE email@example.com
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-6756
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1975
Interactions among human populations and biological environments. Issues in sustainable development. Structure and process of traditional agroecosystems. Political economy of peasant agriculture in Latin America. Human populations at high elevations. Conservation Ecology, Environmental Policy Analysis, Human Ecology
Orlove, B.S. 1991. Mapping reeds and reading maps: the politics of representation in Lake Titicaca. American Ethnologist 18(1):3-38.
Levieil D., and B.S. Orlove. 1990. Local control of aquatic
resources: Community and ecology in Lake Titicaca, Peru. American Anthropologist
Kyaw Tha PAW U firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, 2-1510
Ph.D., Yale, 1980
Measurement and modelling of turbulent flows and fluxes, and energy budgets associated with plant canopies, including trace gas, ozone, carbon dioxide and water vapor exchange; particulate, pollen and spore transport and deposition on plant surfaces; aerosol physics including wind erosion and dust transport. Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Physiological Ecology
Paw U, K.T., J. Qiu, H.G. Su, T. Watanabe, and Y. Brunet. 1995. Surface renewal analysis: A new method to obtain scalar fluxes without velocity data. Agric. For. Meteorol. 74:119-137.
Paw U., K.T., Y. Brunet, S. Collineau, R.H. Shaw, T. Maitani, J. Qiu, and L. Hipps. 1992. On coherent structures in turbulence within and above agricultural plant canopies. Agric. For. Meteorol. 61:55-68.
Robert W. PEARCY email@example.com
Section of Plant Biology, 2-1288
Ph.D., Colorado State, 1969
Plant physiological ecology. Physiological Ecology of photosynthesis. Sunfleck utilization and the water, carbon and energy balance of plants in forest understories. Functional morphology of plant canopies in relation to light capture, carbon gain and resource allocation. Agricultural Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Physiological Ecology
Pearcy, R.W., R.L. Chazdon, L.J. Gross, and K.A. Mott. 1994. Photosynthetic utilization of sunflecks, a temporally patchy resource on a time scale of seconds to minutes. In: M. M. Caldwell and R. W. Pearcy (eds.), Exploitation of Environmental Heterogeneity by Plants: Ecophysiological Processes Above and Below Ground. Academic Press. pp 175-204.
Tinoco-Ojanguren, C. and R.W. Pearcy. 1995. A comparison
of light quality and quantity effects on the growth and steady-state and
dynamic photosynthetic characteristics of three tropical tree species.
Physiological Ecology 9:222-230.
Animal Science, 2-5362
Ph.D., Texas A & M University, 1997
Development of a protocol for prescribed grazing for vegetation management of California Chaparral. Development of a real-time system for nutritional monitoring of range-based livestock. Development of a system for mapping primary and secondary productivity of ruminant systems on grazinglands. Mathematical modelling of ruminant production systems. Agricultural EcologyPittroff, W. and M.M. Kothmann. 1999. Intake Regulation and Diet Selection in Herbivores. In: H.G. Jung and G.C. Fahey (Eds): NutritionalEcology of Herbivores. Proceedings of the Vth International Symposium on the Nutrition.Pittroff, W. 1996. Dynamics and Models of Livestock Systems. Animal Science Papers and Reports 14 3:151-163
Richard E. PLANT firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, and Biological and Agricultural Engineering, 2-1705
Ph.D., Cornell, 1975
Applications of computer modelling and artificial intelligence in agroecosystem management. Spatial data analysis and geographical information systems. Agricultural Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Real, J.G., R.E. Plant, J.E. Hill, J.A. Young, L.G. Bernheim, J.F. Williams, S.C. Scardaci, and C.M. Wick. 1994. CALEX/Rice: An integrated expert decision support system for rice production in the temperate zone. In Temperate Rice - Achievements and Potential, E. Humphreys, E.A. Murray, W.S. Clampett, and L.G. Lewin, eds., Vol. 2, 697-702.
Vayssieres, M.P., M.F. George, L. Bernheim, J. Young, and R.E. Plant. 1993. An intelligent GIS for rangeland impact assessment. Proc. Fourth Annual Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Simulation, and Planning in High Autonomy Systems, pp. 109-115, IEEE Press.
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-8027
Ph.D., Washington, 1979
Conservation strategies and the design of nature reserves;
environmental information systems; dynamics and management of sea urchins;
fisheries; population models. Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Marcel REJMANEK None
Section of Evolution and Ecology, 2-1092
Ph.D., Charles U., Prague, 1977
Succession, disturbance, and stability of biotic communities. Biological invasions and invasibility of ecosystems. Weed-crop competition. Tropical ecology (East Africa). Agricultural Ecology, Conservation Ecology
Rejmanek, M. In Print. Species richness and resistance to invasions. In: G. Orians, R. Dirzo and J.H. Cushman (Eds.) Ecosystem Functions of Biodiversity in Tropical Forests. Springer-Verlag.
Rejmanek, M. 1995. What makes a species invasive? In: P. Pysek, K. Prach, M. Rejmanek, and P.M. Wade (Eds.) Plant Invasions. SPB Academic Publishing, The Hague, pp. 3-13.
Eliska REJMANKOVA email@example.com
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-5433
Ph.D., Czechoslovak Academy of Science, 1981
Wetland ecology. Life history strategies of wetland plants. Using aquatic plants for water quality improvement of agricultural and urban runoff. Ecological classification of mosquito larval habitats in Central America. Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Ecotoxicology, Integrative Ecology
Rejmankova, E., K.O. Pope, M.D. Pohl, and J.M. Rey-Benayas. 1995. Freshwater wetland plant communities of northern Belize: Implications for paleoecological studies of Maya wetland agriculture. Biotropica 27(1):28-36.
Rejmankova, E., D.R. Roberts, R.E. Harbach, J. Pecor, E.L. Peyton, S. Manguin, R. Krieg, J. Polanco, and L. Legters. 1993. Environmental and regional determinants of Anopheles larval distribution in northern Belize. Env. Entom. 22(5):978-992.
Kevin J. RICE firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 2-8529/2-1701
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1984
Population biology of plants. Influence of competition on plant community structure and restoration. Effects of age-stage structure on plant population dynamics and microevolutionary processes. Impact of herbivores on plant competitive interactions. Ecological genetics of plants and the importance of genetics in ecological restoration. Effects of seed bank characteristics and germination dynamics on community composition. Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology, Restoration Ecology, Physiological Ecology
Knapp, E.E. and K.J. Rice. 1995. Genetic architecture and gene flow in Elymus glaucus: Implications for native grassland restoration. Restoration Ecology. In Press.
Rice, K.J., D.R. Gordon, J.L. Hardison, and J.M. Welker. 1993. Phenotypic variation in seedlings of a "keystone" tree species (Quercus douglasii): The interactive effects of acorn source and competitive environment. Oecologia 96:537-547.
James H. RICHARDS email@example.com
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, 2-0170
Ph.D., Alberta, 1981
Plant physiological ecology; stress physiology; root ecology; mechanisms of competition for nutrients and water; consequences, patterns, and mechanisms of root water leakage (hydraulic lift); applications of plant physiological ecology to restoration and conservation in stressful environments. Integrative Ecology, Physiological Ecology
Caldwell, M.M., T.E. Dawson and J.H. Richards. 1998. Hydraulic lift: Consequences of water efflux from the roots of plants. Oecologia 113:151-161.
Donovan, L.A., Richards, J.H., Schaber, E.J. 1997. Nutrient relations of the halophytic shrub, Sarcobatus vermiculatus, along a soil salinity gradient. Plant and Soil 190:105-117.
Peter J. RICHERSON firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-2781
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1969
Applied limnology and ecotoxicology. Theory of cultural evolution. Ecotoxicology, Human Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Suchanek, T.H., P.J. Richerson et. al. 1995. Impacts of mercury on the benthic invertebrate populations and communities within the aquatic ecosystems of Clear Lake, California. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 80:941-950.
Richerson, P.J. and R. Boyd. 1992. Cultural inheritance and evolutionary ecology. In: Evolutionary Ecology and Human Behavior, E.A. Smith and B. Winterhalder (eds.); Chapter 3, pp 61-94, New York: Aldine de Gruyter.
Department of Plant Pathology, 4-9255
Ecology, evolution, and systematics of fungi, particularly wood-decay fungi. The role of plant diseases in natural ecosystems, particularly in the Sierra Nevada and coastal ranges of California. Ecology of fungal diseases in perennial crop systems. Agricultural Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Harrington, T.C., D.M. Rizzo, R.A. DeScenzo, and J. Steimel. Genetic relationships among clones of Heterobasidion annosum in a pine forest. In: Proc. 9th IUFRO root rot conference. Bordeaux, France. (in press).
Rizzo, D. M., R.A. Blanchette, and G. May. 1995. Distribution of Armillaria ostoyae genets in a Pinus resinosa-P. banksiana forest. Canadian Journal of Botany 73:776-787.
Department of English, 2-1698/2281
Ph.D., UC Irvine, Yale; 1972, 1966
Literature of nature and literature of wilderness, with special attention to the American West and California; the literary ecology of sacred places, such as Yosemite; a bioregional approach to literature, defining region by cultural as well as physical/biological criteria. Human Ecology
Robertson, D. 1990. Yosemite as we saw it: A centennial selection of early writings and art. Yosemite: Yosemite Association.
Robertson, D. 1984. West of Eden: A history of the literature
and art of Yosemite. Berkeley: Wilderness Press and Yosemite: Yosemite
Natural History Association.
Department of Applied Science
Ph.D., Illinois, 1972
Dai, J. and D.M. Rocke. 1999. Modeling Spatial Variation in Area Source Emissions-A Poisson Regression Approach. Journal of Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Statistics (In press)
Jones, G. and D.M. Rocke. 1999. Bootstrapping in Controlled Calibration Experiments. Technometrics 41:224-233.
Jay A. ROSENHEIM email@example.com
Department of Entomology, 2-4395
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1987
Behavioral, population, and evolutionary ecology of insect parasitoid-host and predator-prey interactions in natural and agricultural ecosystems. Reproductive strategies of insect parasitoids. Influence of competitive and tropic interactions within communities of generalist predators on the regulation of herbivore populations. Applications to the theory and practice of biological control. Agricultural Ecology
Rosenheim, J.A., L.R. Wilhoit and C.A. Armer. 1993. Influence of intraguild predation among generalist insect predators on the suppression of an herbivore population. Oecologia 96:439-449.
Rosenheim, J.A. 1993. Single sex broods and the evolution of non-siblicidal parasitoid wasps. Am. Nat. 141:90-104.
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-3074
Ph.D., Chicago, 1974
Analysis of factors affecting change in public policy over a period of several decades; the role of scientific information in that process; policy implementation; agency policy-making; belief systems of policy elites; land use and air pollution policy in the U.S. and western Europe; water quality at San Francisco Bay and Lake Tahoe. Environmental Policy Analysis
Sabatier, P.S., J. Loomis and C. McCarthy. 1995. Hierarchical controls, professional norms, local constituencies, and budget maximization: An analysis of US Forest Service planning decisions. American Journal of Political Science 39:202-242.
Sabatier, P.S. and H. Jenkins-Smith. 1993. Policy Change
and Learning: An Advocacy Coalition Approach, Westview.
Wildlife, Fish Conservation Biology, 2-8751
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1979
Thomas W. SCHOENER firstname.lastname@example.org
Section of Evolution and Ecology, 2-8319
Ph.D., Harvard, 1969
Experimental studies of lizard and spider colonization and competition on islands. Experimental food-web manipulation as it affects herbivores, intermediate predators and producers. Mathematical models of population interactions, territory size, food-web effects and parasitoid occurrence; feeding strategies; island ecology; lizard population biology; predation; resource partitioning. Development of new methods for estimating home-range area and independence of successive observations. Analysis of size differences among certain hawks and lizards, with reference to the "null-model" controversy in community ecology. Integrative Ecology
Schoener, T.W. and D.A. Spiller. 1995. Effect of predators and area on invastion: An experiment with island spiders. Science 267:1811-1813.
Spiller, D.A. and T.W. Schoener. 1994. Effects of top and intermediate predators in a terrestrial food web. Ecology 75(1):182-196.
Environmental Science and Policy, 2-0671
Ph.D., Florida State, 1990
Plant community ecology, conservation biology, fire ecology. The role of natural and anthropogenic disturbance on the maintenance of diversity on plant communities. Effects of climate change on the distribution of plants. The conservation, restoration and management of biological diversity in fragmented landscapes. Conservation Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Schwartz, M.W., S.M. Hermann and C.S. Vogel. 1995. The catastrophic loss of Torreya taxifolia: assessing environmental induction of disease hypothesis. Ecological Applications Vol 5(2):501-506.
Schwartz, M.W. 1994. Natural distribution and abundance of forest species and communities in northern Florida. Ecology 75(3):687-705.
Seymour I. SCHWARTZ email@example.com
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, 2-3276
Ph.D., USC, 1970
Policy analysis of hazardous and municipal waste management; models of regulatory enforcement; risk assessment; quantitative methods for policy evaluation. Environmental Policy Analysis
Schwartz, S.I. and R.A. McBride. 1994. Waste reduction in the metal plating and finishing industry: progress and obstacles. Proceedings of the HAZMACON 94 Conference, San Jose, California.
Schwartz, S.I. and W.B. Pratt. 1990. Hazardous waste from
small quantity generators. Washington, D.C., Island Press, 1990.
Kate M. SCOW firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, 2-4632/2-0146
Ph.D., Cornell, 1989
Biodegradation of organic chemicals in soil and vadose zone, kinetics of microbial processes in soil, microbial ecology of the soil, carbon and nitrogen cycling in agroecosystems. Agricultural Ecology, Ecotoxicology
Fan, S and K.M. Scow. 1993. Biodegradation of Trichloroethylene and Toluene by indigenous microbial populations in soil. Environ. Microbiol. 59:1911-1918.
Scow, K.M. 1993. Effect of sorption-desorption and diffusion processes on the kinetics of biodegradation of organic chemicals in soil. In: Sorption and Degradation of Pesticides and Organic Chemicals in Soil. SSSA Spec. Publ. 32, SSSA, Madison, WI.
Kenneth SHACKEL email@example.com
Department of Pomology, 2-0928
Ph.D., UC Riverside, 1982
Determining the physiological basis for the responses of plants to water limited conditions (drought) under field conditions, and the water relations and growth of fleshy fruits. Agricultural Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Lampinen, B.D., K.A. Shackel, S.M. Southwick, B. Olson, D. Goldhamer, and J.T. Yeager. 1995. Sensitivity of yield and fruit quality of French prune to water deprivation at different fruit growth stages. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 120(2):139-147.
Gurusinghe, S.H. and K.A. Shackel. 1995. The relation
of cambial zone mechanical strength to growth and irrigation of almond
[Prunus dulcis (Mill.) Webb.] trees. J. Amer. Soc. Hort. Sci. 120(2):170-176.
H. Bradley SHAFFER firstname.lastname@example.org
Section of Evolution and Ecology, 2-2939
Ph.D., Chicago, 1982
Applying population genetics, phylogenetics, and functional morphological approaches to the study of adaptation, speciation, and conservation biology. Amphibians and reptiles. Conservation Ecology
Shaffer, H.B. and M.L. McKnight. In Press. The polytypic species revisited: genetic differentiation and molecular phylogenetics of the tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum) (Amphibia: Caudata) complex. Evolution.
Shaffer, H.B. 1993. Systematics of model organisms: The laboratory axolotl, Ambystoma mexicanum. Systematic Biology 42:508-522.
Arthur M. SHAPIRO None
Section of Evolution and Ecology, 2-2176
Ph.D., Cornell, 1970
Evolution, ecology, biogeography, and systematics of butterflies, especially Pieridae and especially in North America and the Andean-Patagonian region. Phenotypic plasticity, phenology, biology of weedy and colonizing species, plant-insect interaction. Favorite color: Burnt Sienna #24. Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Shapiro, A.M. 1992. Why are there so few butterflies in the high Andes? Ibid. 31:35-56.
Porter, A.H. and A.M. Shapiro. 1991. Genetics and biogeography of the Oeneis chyxus complex (Satyrinae) in California. J. Res. Lepid. 28:263-276.
Krupa, J.J. and A. Sih. 1998. Fishing spiders, green sunfish,
stream-dwelling water strider: male-female conflict and prey responses to
single versus multiple predator environments. Oecologia 117:258-265.
Sih, A., G. Englund and D. Wooster. 1998. Emergent impacts of
predators on prey. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 13:350-355.
Sih, A., L.B. Kats and E.F. Maurer. 2000. Does phylogenetic inertia
the evolution of ineffective antipredator behavior in a sunfish-salamander
system? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology 49:48-56.
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, 2-4628
Ph.D., Iowa State, 1980
Measurement and modeling of plant growth and energy budgets over plant canopies with emphasis on evaporation and evapotranspiration. Protection of plants from freezing. Climatology and risk of weather extremes in relation to plants and crop production. Irrigation management and effective precipitation modeling. Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology
Snyder, R.L., D. Spano and K.T. Paw U. Surface renewal analysis for sensible heat flux density. Boundary Layer Meteorology. (In Press.)
Spano, D., R.L. Snyder, P. Duce and K.T. Paw U. Surface renewal analysis for sensible heat flux density using structure functions. Agric. For. Meteorol. (In Press.)
Daniel SPERLING email@example.com
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, Civil and Environmental Engineering, 2-7434
Ph.D., UC Berkeley, 1982
Alternative transportation fuels; consumer demand for new forms of transportation vehicles and transportation energy; air quality planning and analysis; energy and transportation planning in developing countries. Environmental Policy Analysis
Sperling, D. 1995. Future Drive. Electric Vehicles and Sustainable Transportation. Island Press, Washington, D.C. and Covelo, CA.
Sperling, D. 1988. New Transportation Fuels, A Strategic
Approach to Technological Change. University of California Press, Berkeley.
Available from UC Press (800) 822-6657.
Howard J. SPERO
Department of Geology, 2-3307Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara,
Lea. D.W., D.K. Pak and H.J. Spero. 2000. Climate impact of late Quaternary equatorial Pacific sea surface temperature variations. Science289:1719-1724.Spero, H.J., J. Bijma, D.W. Lea and A.D. Russell. 1999. Deconvolving glacial ocean carbonate chemistry from the planktonic foraminifera carbon isotope records. In F. Abrantes and A. Mix (eds.), Reconstructing Ocean History: A Window into the Future. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Pub., N.Y., p.329-342.
Sharon Y. STRAUSS firstname.lastname@example.org
Section of Evolution and Ecology, 2-8415
Ph.D., Florida State University, 1988
I use plant-insect interactions as model systems to ask ecological and evolutionary questions at both the population and community level. I have several main research interests. Currently, I am examining how leaf herbivory by insects affects floral characters, plant pollination biology and, ultimately, male and female plant fitness. These interactions can be tied into current ideas about plant defense theory and costs of resistance/tolerance to herbivory. Along the same lines, I am interested in how selection on resistance characters constrains the evolution of plant attraction and reward characters, and vice cersa. I also am interested in community ecology and how suites of herbivores influence one another in their use of host plants; this research encompasses direct and indirect interactions among herbivores. Insect population dynamics may change in response to controlled burns and habitat management throught changes in host-plant quality; this is another area I am interested in pursuing. Integrative Ecology
Strauss, S.Y., J. Conner, and S. Rush. 1995. Foliar herbivory affects floral characters and plant attractiveness to pollinators: implications for male and female plant fitness. American Naturalist. In Press.
Strauss, S.Y. and R. Karban. 1994. The significance of
outcrossing in an intimate plant/herbivore relationship. I. Does outcrossing
provide an escape for progeny from herbivores adapted to the parental plant?
Evolution and Ecology, 2-1113, http://www.dbs.ucdavis.edu/faculty/eve/?JStachowicz
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, 1998
Donald R. STRONG email@example.com
Bodega Marine Laboratory; Section of Evolution and Ecology, (707) 875-2022
Ph.D., U. Oregon, 1971
Evolutionary ecology of insect-plant relationships, soil ecology, biological control, food webs, herbivory, and population dynamics. Integrative Ecology
Strong, D.R., J.L. Maron, S.Harrison, P.G. Connors, and R.L. Jefferies. 1995. High mortality, fluctuation in numbers, and hevy subterranean herbivory in bush lupine, Lupinus arboreus. Oecologia. In Press.
Strong, D.R. 1992. Are trophic cascades all wet? Differentiation and donor-control in speciose ecosystems. Ecology 73:747-754.
Thomas H. SUCHANEK firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 2-9035
Ph.D., U. Washington, 1979
Basic and applied research in benthic population and community ecology on marine and aquatic ecosystems with emphasis on anthropogenic impacts. Recent concentration on holistic ecosystem and watershed processes and the fate, transfer and bioaccumulation of toxic compounds. Biodiversity of marine coastal communities. Director of the Clear Lake Environmental Research Center (CLERC). Also Director of WESTGEC , the Western Regional Center of NIGEC (National Institute for Global Environmental Change). Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Suchanek, T.H., P.J. Richerson, L.J. Holts, B.A. Lamphere, C.E. Woodmansee, D.G. Slotton, E.J. Harner, and L.A. Woodward. 1995.Impacts of mercury on benthic invertebrate populations and communities within the aquatic ecosystem of Clear Lake, California.Water, Air and Soil Pollution 80:951-960.
Suchanek, T.H. 1994. Temperate coastal marine communities biodiversity and threats. Amer. Zool. 34:100-114.
Kenneth W. TATE email@example.com
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 4-8988
Ph.D., Oklahoma, 1995
My investigations of grazing and range management practices focus on identifying ecologically, hydrologically, and economically sound management for rangeland watersheds and ecosystems. I am currently researching the fate and transport of pathogens on rangelands, the effect of grazing management on watershed water yield and quality, and the effect of grazing management on riparian vegetation and stream channel morphology. Agricultural Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Cassels, D.M., R.L. Gillen, F.T. McCollum, K.W. Tate and M.E. Hodges. 1995. Effects of grazing management on standing crop dynamics in tallgrass prairie. J. Range Management 48:81-84.
Derner, J.D., R.L. Gillen, F.T. McCollum and K.W. Tate. 1994. Little bluestem tiller defoliation patterns under continuous and rotational grazing. J. Range Management 47:220-225.
Steven R. TEMPLE firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 2-8216
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1974
Genetics and breeding of host plant resistance of pests to grain legumes, and legume agronomy. Farming systems research, with emphasis on crop rotations and cover crops management and cover crop species/genotype evaluations. Agricultural Ecology
Temple, S.R., D.B. Friedman, O. Somasco, H. Ferris, K. Scow, and K. Klonsky. 1994. An interdisciplinary and experiment-station-based participatory comparison of alternative crop management systems for California's Sacramento Valley. Amer. J. Altern. Agric. 9(1 & 2):64-71.
Dutton, A.C., S.R. Temple, C.G. Summers, D. Helms, A. Hall, and J. Small. 1991. Evaluation of germplasm accessions and advanced progenies for response to Lygus hesperus (Knight), In: University of California Dry Bean Research, 1990 Progress Report, pp. 56-61.
Jerold H. THEIS email@example.com
Department of Medical Microbiology, 2-3427
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1972; and D.V.M., 1964
Host-parasite associations, mechanisms of arthropod-borne
disease agents, immune response of host in parasitic disease, effect of
parasites on animal populations. Nuclear magnetic responses as a tool in
forensic science and paleobiology. Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology
Catherine A. TOFT firstname.lastname@example.org
Section of Evolution and Ecology, 2-7614
Ph.D., Princeton, 1976
Population and community ecology; trophic interactions and competition; insect ecology and mating systems; succession; plant demography; comparative and biogeographical approaches. Conservation Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Toft, C.A. 1995. A ten-year demographic study of rabbitbrush (Chrysothamnus nauseosus): Growth, survival and water limitation. Oecologia 101:1-12.
Toft, C.A. 1989. Population structure and mating system of a desert bee fly (Lordotus pulchrissimus: Diptera, Bombyliidae). II. Female demography, copulations and characteristics of swarm sites. Oikos 54:359-369.
Susan L. USTIN email@example.com
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, 2-0621
Ph.D., UC Davis, 1983
Development of optical and microwave remote sensing techniques for detecting landscape processes and spatial/temporal patterning; photosynthesis, primary productivity, evapotranspiration, environmental stresses, canopy architecture. Development of ecosystem process models scaling from landscape to global models. Agroecosystems, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Physiological Ecology
Ustin, S.L., M.O. Smith, S. Jacquemoud, M.M. Verstraete
and Y. Govaerts,
1999. Geobotany: Vegetation Mapping for Earth Sciences, in, Remote
Sensing for the EARTH SCIENCES, Manual of Remote Sensing, 3rd Edition,
Vol. 3. A. Rencz, (ed.) Chapter 4. Pp. 189-248. John Wiley and Sons, New
Ustin, S.L. and L.A. Costick, 1999. Multispectral Remote
Semi-Arid Landscapes For Resource Management, in Spatial Information for
Land Management, M.J. Hill and R.J. Aspinall (eds.), Gordon and Breach
Publishers, Reading, UK. Pp. 97-112.
Chris van KESSEL firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Agronomy and Range Science, 2-4377
Ph.D., Nijmegen, 1983
Nutrient cycling in agro-ecosystems (semi-arid, temperate and tropical) with special emphasis on the use of stable isotopes to follow the flow and fate C and N. Gas emissions in agro-ecosystems, in particular rice fields, with special emphasis on carbon dioxide, nitrous oxide and methane gases. If possible, the research is conducted at the landscape-scale level and various components related to nutrient cycling and crop production are integrated.
Farrell, R.E., P.J. Sandercock, D.J. Pennock and C. van Kessel. 1996. Landscape-scale variations in leached nitrate:relationships to dentrification and natural nitrogen-15 abundance. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 60:1410-1415.
Walley, F.L., G.O. Tomm, A. Matus, A.E. Slinkard and C. van Kessel. 1996. Allocation and cycling of nitrogen in an alfalfa-bromegrass sward. Agron. J. 88:834-843.
Dirk VAN VUREN email@example.com
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 2-4181
Ph.D., Kansas, 1990
Vertebrate ecology, with an emphasis on behavioral ecology. Topics of particular interest are dispersal, sociality, and mating systems. Conservation biology, particularly the ecology, and control of exotic species. Ecological approaches for managing vertebrate pests. Conservation Ecology
Van Vuren, D. 1998. Mammalian dispersal and reserve design.
in Behavioral ecology and conservation biology, T. Caro, editor. Oxford
University Press, New York.
Crooks, K. R., C. A. Scott, and D. H. Van Vuren. Exotic disease
insular endemic carnivore, the island fox. Biological Conservation,
Geraat J. VERMEIJ firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Geology, 2-2234
Ph.D., Yale, 1971
Biotic interchange with special reference to the invasion of species from the Pacific to the Atlantic after the opening of the Bering Strait. Selectivity of extinction and conditions favorable to large-scale diversification. Evolutionary escalation between organisms and their enemies, with emphasis on molluscs. Conservation Ecology
Vermeij, G.J. 1995. Economics, volcanoes, and Phanerozoic revolutions. Paleobiology 21(2):125-152.
Vermeij, G.J. 1991. When biotas meet: Undestanding biotic interchange. Science 253:1099-1104.
Section of Evolution and Ecology, 2-6782
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1988
Ecology and evolution of functional morphology in vertebrates. Mechanisms of prey capture in fishes; the functional basis of feeding performance and the evolution of feeding musculo-skeletal systems. What are the general patterns and repeating themes in how complex functional systems, such as the feeding mechanism of fishes, are modified during evolution? Physiological Ecology.
Wainwright, P. C. and R. G. Turingan. 1997. Evolution of pufferfish inflation behavior. Evolution. 51: 506-518.
Friel, J.P. and P.C. Wainwright. 1998. Evolution of motor pattern in Tetraodontiform fishes: Does muscle duplication lead to functional diversification? Brain, Behavior and Evolution 53:159-170.
Philip S. WARD email@example.com
Department of Entomology, 2-0486
Ph.D., U. Sydney, 1979
Systematics and biology of social insects. Evolution of ant-plant mutualisms; ant phylogeny and the origin of social behavior. Conservation Ecology, Integrative Ecology
Ward, P.S. 1994. Adetomyrma, an enigmatic new ant genus from Madagascar, and its implications for ant phylogeny. Syst. Entomol. 19:159-175.
Ward, P.S. 1991. Phylogenetic analysis of pseudomyrmecine
ants associated with domatia-bearing plants. In Cutler, D.F. and
C.R. Huxley (Eds.) Ant/plant interactions. Oxford: Oxford University Press,
Wesley W. WEATHERS firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Avian Sciences, 2-7411
Ph.D., UC Los Angeles, 1969
Wildlife ecology and conservation, with emphasis on: ecological energetics and thermal relations of wildbirds; physiological adaptation to environmental stress; allometric analysis and scaling of animal function. Conservation Ecology, Physiological Ecology
Weathers, W.W., and K.A. Sullivan. 1989. Juvenile foraging proficiency, parental effort and avian reproductive effort. Ecol. Monogr. 59: 223-246.
Droge, D., P.A. Gowaty and W.W. Weathers. 1991. Sex-biased provisioning: a test for differences in field metabolic rates of nestling eastern bluebirds. Condor 93:793-798.
Steven WEINBAUM email@example.com
Department of Pomology, 2-0255
Ph.D., Illinois, 1973
Reproductive, including pollination, biology of deciduous tree fruit species; sustainable agriculture, nitrogen cycling in deciduous orchards. Agricultural Ecology
Brown, P.H., S.A. Weinbaum and G.A. Picchioni. 1995. Alternate bearing influences annual nutrient consumption and the nutrient content of mature pistachio trees. Trees 9:158-164.
Weinbaum, S.A., T.T. Muraoka and R.E. Plant. 1994. Intracanopy variation in nitrogen cycling through leaves is influenced by irradiance and proximinity to developing fruit in mature walnut trees. Trees 9:6-11.
Cellular and biochemical indicators of exposure to and effect of
environmental pollutants in fish and aquatic invertebrate species.
Bioavailability and toxicity of sediment bound contaminants. The
relationship of acute versus chronic effects of toxic compounds in aquatic
Werner, I. and R. Nagel. 1997. Stress proteins hsp60 and
hsp70 in three
species of amphipods exposed to cadmium, diazinon, dieldrin and
fluoranthene. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 16(11):23932403.
Soimasuo, M.R., I. Werner, A. Villalobos and D.E. Hinton. In print.
Cytochrome P450 1A1 and stress protein induction in early life stages of
medaka (Oryzias latipes) exposed to trichloroethylene (TCE) soot and
different fractions. Biomarkers.
Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology, 4-8644
Ph.D., Queensland, 1994
Integrated management of vertebrate pests, especially in agricultural systems and with an emphasis on cultural controls (habitat manipulation etc.) to prevent problems from occurring. Integrative Ecology
Whisson, D. 1996. The effect of trash-blanketing on populations of the canefield rat (Rattus sordidus) in north Queensland sugarcane. Wildlife Research (In press).
Whisson, D. 1995. Integrated management of rodent pests.
An. Inst. Biol. Univ. Nat. Auton. de Mex. (In press).
Susan L. WILLIAMS
Environmental Science and Policy, 707-875-2211
Ph.D., University of Maryland, 1981
My research focuses on shallow nearshore marine and estuarine environments dominated by seagrasses and seaweeds. My current research involves restoration and conservation of marine plant populations, e.g., the importance of genetic diversity and the impacts of invasive species. I also work on plant-animal interactions, particularly how the interactions affect the biogeochemical functioning of plant communities and the fitness of plants. Marine EcologyWilliams, S.L. In press. Reduced genetic diversity in eelgrass transplantations affects both population growth and individual fitness.Ecological Applications.Reusch, T.H.B. and S.L. Williams . 1999. Macrophyte canopy structure and the success of an invasive marine bivalve. Oikos 84:398-416
Barry W. WILSON firstname.lastname@example.org
Departments of Animal Sciences and Environmental Toxicology, 2-3519; 2-3531; 2-1300
Ph.D., UC Los Angeles, 1962
I am interested in ecotoxicology; one interest is in biomarkers of exposure and effect. Another is in the actions of pesticides and other toxic chemicals on the cellular, developmental and animal levels. Currently, I am collaborating with wildlife toxicologists, reproductive biologists analytical chemists and aquatic biologists on projects concerning the health of ecosystems. Ecotoxicology
Bartkowiak, D.J. and B.W. Wilson. In Press. Avian plasma carboxylesterase activity as a poitential biomarker of organophosphate pesticide exposure. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 14(12).
Henderson, J.D., J.T. Yamamoto, D.M. Fry, J.N. Seiber, and B.W. Wilson. 1994. Oral and dermal toxicity of organophosphate pesticides in the domestic pigeon (Columbia livia). Bull. 52:633-640.
Lin WU email@example.com
Department of Environmental Horticulture, 2-7179
Ph.D., Liverpool, 1973
Evolutionary potential and physiological mechanisms of heavy metals, selenium and salt tolerance of grass species in contaminated soils. Genetic differentiation and adaptation of plants in intensively managed amenity grassland. Ecology of symbiotic relationship between legume and Rhizobium in heavy metal contaminated soils. Agricultural Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Ecotoxicology, Human Ecology, Physiological Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Wu, L., J. Chen, K.K. Tanji and G.S. Banuelos. 1995. Distribution and biomagnification of selenium in a restored upland grassland contaminated by selenium from agricultural drain water. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 14:733-742.
Shen-Liu and L. Wu. 1994. Effects of copper concentration
on mineral nutrient uptake and copper accumulation in protein of copper-tolerant
and non-tolerant Lotus purshianus L. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety
Truman P. YOUNG
Environmental Horticulture, 4-9925http://envhort.ucdavis.edu/young/index.htm
Ph.D., Pennsylvania, 1981
Plant population and community ecology; plant-animal interactions and behavioral ecology; conservation biology; human-dominated landscapes; semi-arid tropical and temperate ecosystems. Large-scale long-term experimental studies of the interaction between wild and domestic herbivores in semi-arid rangeland. Studies of edges, buffers, and open space in urban, agricultural and natural landscapes. Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology, Conservation Ecology, Restoration Ecology
Young, T.P. 2000. Restoration ecology and conservation biology. Biological Conservation 92:73-83.
Palmer, T.M., T.P. Young & M.L. Stanton. 2000. Short-term dynamics of an acacia ant community. Oecologia 123:245-235.
Minghua ZHANG firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, 2-4953
Ph.D. UC Davis 1993
Large scale spatial analysis on water resources and water quality caused by non-point source pollution, specifically pesticide contamination in groundwater leaching and surface water runoff risks.. Agricultural Ecology, Ecosystems and Landscape Ecology
Zhang, M., S. Geng, S.L. Ustin and K.K. Tanji. In Press. Pesticide occurrence in groundwater in Tulare County, California. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment.
Zhang, M., S.L. Ustin, E. Rejmankova and E.W. Sanderson. In Press. Monitoring salt marsh using remote sensing. Ecological Applications.
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