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2005

Dynamics of species invasions: Insights into the mechanisms that limit species diversity, D. F. Sax, J. H. Brown, Ethan P. White, and S. D. Gaines; Species Invasions: Insights to Ecology, Evolution and Biogeography

Red Alder (Almus rubra) Alters Community-Level Soil Microbial Function in Conifer Forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA, P. C. Slemants, S. C. Hart, S. I. Boyle, and John M. Stark; Soil Biology & Biochemistry

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The flood pulse in a semi-arid riparian forest:metabolic and biogeochemical responses to inter-flood interval, H. M. Valett, Michelle A. Baker, J. A. Morrice, C. S. Crawford, M. C. Molles, C. N. Dahm, D. L. Moyer, and J. R. Thibault; Ecology

The template: patterns and processes of spatial variation, Ethan P. White and J. H. Brown; Ecosystem Function in Heterogeneous Landscapes

Talk given at Joint Meetings: American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists, Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, the Herpetologist’s League, Becky L. Williams

TNA Editing in Land Plant Organellar Genomes and its Effect on Phylogenetic Analysis, Paul G. Wolf and R. J. Duff; The Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America, Austin TX

The First Complete Chloroplast Genome Sequence of a Lycophyte, Huperzia lucidula (Lycopodiaceae), Paul G. Wolf, K. G. Karol, D. F. Mandoli, J. Kuehl, K. Arumuganathan, M. W. Ellis, B. D. Mishler, D. F. Kelch, R. G. Olmstead, and J. L. Boore; Gene

2004

Water Pulses and Biogeochemical Cycles in Arid and Semiarid Ecosystems, A. Austin, M. L. Yahdjian, John M. Stark, J. Belnap, A. Porporato, I. C. Burke, U. Choromanska, D. Ravetta, and S. M. Schaeffer; Oecologia

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Hydrologic variability, organic matter supply, anddenitrification in the Garonne River ecosystem, Michelle A. Baker and P. Vervier; Freshwater Biology

Highly Structured Populations of a Narrow Endemic Primrose, L. Bjerregaard and Paul G. Wolf; The Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America

Constraints on negative relationships: mathematical causes and ecological consequences, J. H. Brown, E. J. Bedrick, S.K. Morgan Ernest, J. E. Cartron, and J. F. Kelly; The Nature of Scientific Evidence: Empirical, Statistical, and Philosophical Considerations

Constraints on negative relationships: mathematical causes and ecological consequences, J. H. Brown, E. J. Bedrick, S.K. Morgan Ernest, J. E. Cartron, and J. F. Kelly; The Nature of Scientific Evidence: Empirical, Statistical, and Philosophical Considerations

Resource pulses, species interactions and diversity maintenance in arid and semi-arid environments, P. Chesson, R. L.E. Gebauer, S. Schwinning, Nancy Huntly, K. Wiegand, S.K. Morgan Ernest, A. Sher, A. Novoplansky, and J. F. Weltzin; Oecologia

Resource pulses, species interactions and diversity maintenance in arid and semi-arid environments, P. Chesson, R. L.E. Gebauer, S. Schwinning, Nancy Huntly, K. Wiegand, S.K. Morgan Ernest, A. Sher, A. Novoplansky, and J. F. Weltzin; Oecologia

Inferring Phylogeny Using Genomic Characters: A Case Study Using Land Plant Plastomes, K. Dean, B. D. Mishler, A. Driskell, and Paul G. Wolf; Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America

Fleas and Small Mammal Hosts Within and Adjacent to a Coyote Basin White-Tailed Prairie Dog Colony in Northeastern Utah, L. K. Etchberger, W. E. Stroh, B. D. Bibles, M. R. Dzialak, and Richard Carl Etchberger; Symposium on the Status of the Black-Footed Ferret and its Habitat

Adding Multimedia to Online Classes, Richard Carl Etchberger; Annual Conference for Continuing Education

Partnerships in Research and Teaching, Richard Carl Etchberger; Extension and Continuing Education Advisory Board Meeting

Tenure and Promotion, Richard Carl Etchberger; Annual Conference for Continuing Education

Elk Movements in the Uintah Mountains, Utah – Annual Report, Richard Carl Etchberger and M. R. Harris; Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Genetic Architecture of Population Differences in Oviposition Behavior of the Seed Beetle Callosobruchus maculatus, C. W. Fox, R. C. Stillwell, A. R. Amarillo-S, M. E. Czesak, and Frank J. Messina; Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Ecological of a grazing ecosystem in artic maritime tundra that has been influenced by millennia of human habitation , Nancy Huntly, K Gilliland, J Knudsen, H Maschner, and D Johnson; Celebrating the legacy of Samuel J. McNaughton, A Science Conference

The contemporary ecology of Sanak Island, Nancy Huntly, K Gilliland, J Knudsen, S Wood, and R Russell; Arctic Anthropology Meeting

Long-term effects of habitation by the Aleut on vegetation of the lower Alaska Peninsula, Nancy Huntly, D R. Johnson, and HD G. Maschner; Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

Vasculature of the Paratoid Glands of Four Species of Toads (Bufonidae: Bufo)., Deborah A. Hutchinson and Alan H. Savitzky; Journal of Morphology

Preliminary Evidence of Dietary Toxin Sequestration by Rhabdophis Tigrinus, Deborah A. Hutchinson, Alan H. Savitzky, and Akira Mori; Preliminary Evidence of Dietary Toxin Sequestration by Rhabdophis Tigrinus

Finding Endemic Soil-Based Controls on Weed Growth, A. Kulmatiski, K. H. Beard, and John M. Stark; Weed Technology

Testing the disease hypothesis for latepleistocene extinctions using West Nile virus as a model, S. K. Lyons, F. A. Smith, P. J. Wagner, Ethan P. White, and J. H. Brown; Ecology Letters

The Sanak Island biocomplexity research design, H Maschner, Nancy Huntly, J Jordan, B Finney, and K Reedy-Maschner; Arctic Anthropology Meeting

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Similarities in body size distributions of small-bodied flyingvertebrates, B. A. Maurer, J. Alroy, J. H. Brown, T. Dayan, B. Enquist, S.K. Morgan Ernest, E. Hadly, J. P. Haskell, D. Jablonski, K. E. Jones, D. M. Kaufman, K. Lyons, K. Niklas, W. Porter, K. Roy, F. A. Smith, B. Tiffney, and M. R. Willig; Evolutionary Ecology Research

Similarities in body size distributions of small-bodied flying vertebrates, B. A. Maurer, J. Alroy, J. H. Brown, T. Dayan, B. Enquist, S.K. Morgan Ernest, E. Hadly, J. P. Haskell, D. Jablonski, K. E. Jones, D. M. Kaufman, K. Lyons, K. Niklas, W. Porter, K. Roy, F. A. Smith, B. Tiffney, and M. R. Willig; Evolutionary Ecology Research

Feeding Ecology of Larval Ambystoma Mabeei, Michael W. McCoy and Alan H. Savitzky; Southeastern Naturalist

How Labile Are the Egg-Laying Preferences of Seed Beetles?, Frank J. Messina; Ecological Entomology

Plant Resistance to the Russian Wheat Aphid: Effects on a Non-Target Aphid and the Role of Induction, Frank J. Messina and A. J. Bloxham; Canadian Entomologist

Resolving the Green Branch of Life: Current Progress and Future Challenges, B. D. Mishler and Paul G. Wolf; The Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America

First report of powdery mildew caused by Erysiphe cichoracearum on creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense) in North America, G. Newcombe and Claudia Nischwitz; Plant Disease

Use of Sphaerellopsis filum for biological control of Melampsora species on Populus species, Claudia Nischwitz

Effect of irrigation type on inoculum density of Macrophomina phaseolina in melon fields in Arizona, Claudia Nischwitz, M. Olsen, and S. Rasmussen; Journal of Phytopathology

Bryophytes are Monophyletic and Land Plants Comprise Two Extant Lineages, T. Nishiyama, M. Kugita, R. B. Sinclair, M. Sugita, C. Sugiura, T. Wakasugi, Paul G. Wolf, K. Yamada, K. Yoshinaga, and M. Hasebe; Molecular Biology and Evolution

Phylogeny and Evolution of Ferns (monilophytes) With a Focus on the Earlu Leptosporangiate Divergences, K. M. Pryer, E. Schuettpelz, Paul G. Wolf, H. Scheider, A. R. Smith, and R. Cranfill; American Journal of Botany

Temporal dynamics of a desert seed bank , L Qvarnemark, Nancy Huntly, and P Chesson; Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting

The Integument of the Common Gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis): Mechanical Properties and the role of Skin in Feeding, Gabriel Rivera, Alan H. Savitzky, and Jeffrey A. Hinkley; The Integument of the Common Gartersnake (Thamnophis sirtalis): Mechanical Properties and the role of Skin in Feeding

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Snakes of the United States and Canada: Natural History and Care in Captivity, Alan H. Savitzky; Quarterly Review of Biology

Vasculature of the Nuchal Glands of Rhabdophis tigrinus (Serpentes: Colubridae): Additional Support for Sequestered Toxins, Alan H. Savitzky and Akira Mori; Vasculature of the Nuchal Glands of Rhabdophis tigrinus (Serpentes: Colubridae): Additional Support for Sequestered Toxins

Vasculature of the Parotoid Glands of Four Species of Toads (Bufonidae: Bufo), Alan H. Savitzky and Akira Mori; J. Morph.

Dermal Characteristics, Scale Row Organization, and the Origin of Macrostomy in Snakes, Alan H. Savitzky; Victor R. Townsend, Jr.; Deborah A. Hutchinson; and Akira Mori; J. Morph.

Similarity of mammalian body size across the taxonomic hierarchy and across space and time, F. A. Smith, J. H. Brown, J. P. Haskell, S. K. Lyons, J. Alroy, E. L. Charnov, T. Dayan, B. J. Enquist, S.K. Morgan Ernest, E. A. Hadly, K. E. Jones, D. M. Kaufman, P. A. Marquet, B. A. Maurer, K. J. Niklas, W. P. Porter, B. Tiffney, and M. R. Willig; American Naturalist

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Similarity of mammalian body size acrossthe taxonomic hierarchy and across space and time, F. A. Smith, J. H. Brown, J. P. Haskell, S. K. Lyons, J. Alroy, E. L. Charnov, T. Dayan, B. J. Enquist, S.K. Morgan Ernest, E. A. Hadly, K. E. Jones, D. M. Kaufman, P. A. Marquet, B. A. Maurer, K. J. Niklas, W. P. Porter, B. Tiffney, and M. R. Willig; American Naturalist

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Temporal dynamics in the structure andcomposition of a desert rodent community, K. M. Thibault, E. P. White, and S.K. Morgan Ernest; Ecology

Temporal dynamics in the structure andcomposition of a desert rodent community, K. M. Thibault, Ethan P. White, and S.K. Morgan Ernest; Ecology

Tradeoffs in community properties through time in a desert rodent community, E. P. White, S.K. Morgan Ernest, and K. M. Thibault; American Naturalist

Factors affecting bat house occupancy in Colorado, Ethan P. White; The Southwestern Naturalist

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Two-phase species-time relationships in North American land birds, Ethan P. White; Ecology Letters

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Tradeoffs in Community Properties Through Time in a Desert Rodent Community, Ethan P. White, S.K. Morgan Ernest, and K. M. Thibault; American Naturalist

Talk given at Herpetology Seminar, UC Berkeley, Becky L. Williams

A Resistant Predator and its Toxic Prey: Persistence of Newt Toxin Leads to Poisonous (Not Venomous) Snakes, Becky L. Williams, E. D. Brodie Jr., and E. D. Brodie III; Journal of Chemical Ecology

Genetic Structure of Rhododendron ferrugineum at a Wide Range of Spatial Scales, Paul G. Wolf, B. Doche, L. Gielly, and P. Taberlet; Journal of Heredity

The Complete Chloroplast Genome Sequence of the Lycopod, Huperzia Lucidula (Lyopodiaceae): Implications for Land Plant Phylogeny, Paul G. Wolf, J. V. Kuehl, B. D. Mishler, D. F. Mandoli, K. Arumuganathan, R. G. Olmstead, K. Renzglia, A. K. Manne, M. W. Ellis, K. G. Karol, and J. L. Boore; The Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America

High Levels of RNA Editing in a Vascular Plant Chloroplast Genome: Analysis of Transcripts from the Fern Adiantum capillus-veneris, Paul G. Wolf, C. A. Rowe, and M. Hasebe; Gene

RNA Editing in a Fern Chloroplast Genome, Paul G. Wolf, C. A. Rowe, and M. Hasebe; The Annual Meeting of the Botanical Society of America

RNA Editing and Intron Splicing in Transcripts from a Fern Chloroplast Genome, Paul G. Wolf, C. A. Rowe, S. A. Kelchner, and M. Hasebe; The Internation Pteridophyte Symposium, Edinburgh, Scotland

2003

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Effects of range size on species–area relationships, Andrew P. Allen and Ethan P. White; Evolutionary Ecology Research

Interactive effects of range size and plot area on species-area relationships, A. P. Allen and Ethan P. White; Evolutionary Ecology Research

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Improving quantitative understanding using spreadsheet models, Michelle Baker; Ecology

Improving quantitative understanding using spreadsheet models, Michelle A. Baker; Ecology

Overlapping Resource Use in Three Great Basin Species: Implications for Community Invasibility and Vegetation Dynamics, M. S. Booth, M. M. Caldwell, and John M. Stark; Journal of Ecology

Inorganic N Turnover and Availability in Annual- and Perennial-Dominated Soils in a Northern Utah Shrub-Steppe Ecosystem, M. S. Booth, John M. Stark, and M. M. Caldwell; Biogeochemistry

Does the Vagus Nerve Play a Role in the Auditory Function of the Swim Bladder in the Nurseryfish, Kurtis gulliver (Perciformes: Kurtidae)?, Kent E. Carpenter; Alan H. Savitzky; Victor R. Townsend, Jr.; and Tim M. Berra; Does the Vagus Nerve Play a Role in the Auditory Function of the Swim Bladder in the Nurseryfish, Kurtis gulliver (Perciformes: Kurtidae)?

Phylogeography of the Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus Horridus) Based on mtDNA Sequences, A. M. Clark, P. E. Moler, E. E. Possardt, Alan H. Savitzky, W. S. Brown, and B. W. Bowen; Journal of Herpetology

Natural Ecosystems II- Aquatic Ecosystems, A. P. Covich, Michelle A. Baker, R. Behneke, D. W. Blinn, L. M. Carter, J. Chambers, T. A. Crowl, J. P. Dobrowolski, C. P. Hawkins, Chris Luecke, J. Miller, L. N. Poff, F. J. Rahel, J. C. Schmidt, S. Selby, A. L. Sheldon, M. Vinson, and F. H. Wagner; Rocky Mountain/Great Basin Regional Climate Change Assessment. Report for the U.S. Global Change Research Program

Biogeochemistry of surface waters and alluvial ground waters in streams and rivers during drought, C. N. Dahm, Michelle A. Baker, D. I. Moore, and J. R. Thibault; Freshwater Biology

Life History Characteristics of Placental Nonvolant mammals, S.K. Morgan Ernest; Ecology

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Life History Characteristics of Placental Nonvolant mammals, S.K. Morgan Ernest; Ecology

Thermodynamic and metabolic effects on the scaling of production and population energyuse, S.K. Morgan Ernest, B. J. Enquist, J. H. Brown, L. Charnov, J. F. Gillooly, V. M. Savage, E. P. White, F. A. Smith, E. A. Hadly, J. P. Haskell, S. K. Lyons, B. A. Maurer, K. J. Niklas, and B. Tiffney; Ecology Letters

Thermodynamic and metabolic effects on the scaling of production and population energy use, S.K. Morgan Ernest, B. J. Enquist, J. H. Brown, L. Charnov, J. F. Gillooly, V. M. Savage, E. P. White, F. A. Smith, E. A. Hadly, J. P. Haskell, S. K. Lyons, B. A. Maurer, K. J. Niklas, and B. Tiffney; Ecology Letters

Online Learning at Utah State University, USU 1350, Richard Carl Etchberger; Dialogues in Networked Teaching Conference

Partnerships in Research, Richard Carl Etchberger; Annual Conference for Continuing Education

Elk Movements in the Uintah Mountains, Utah – Annual Report, Richard Carl Etchberger and M. R. Harris; Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

USU 1350: A Multimedia-Rich Online Class, Richard Carl Etchberger and E. Loo; Annual Conference for Continuing Education

Vasculature of the Parotoid Glands of Bufo alvarius, B. marinus, B. terrestris, and B. valliceps (Amphibia: Anura), Deborah A. Hutchinson and Alan H. Savitzky; Southeast. Biol.

Vasculature of the Parotoid Glands of Toads (Bufonidae: Bufo), Deborah A. Hutchinson and Alan H. Savitzky; Vasculature of the Parotoid Glands of Toads (Bufonidae: Bufo)

Habitat-specific demography: evidence for source-sink population structure in a mammal, the pika, M P Jr Kreuzer and Nancy Huntly; Oecologia

Making BAC Libraries from Algae, Non-seed and Seed Plants: Fundamental Public Resources for Plant Science Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; Plant and Animal Genome Conference XI San Diego, CA

Making BAC Libraries from Algae, Non-seed and Seed Plants: Fundamental Public Resources for Plant Science Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; The American Society for Plant Biologists, Annual National Meeting, Honolulu, HI

Making BAC Libraries from Algae, Non-seed and Seed Plants: Fundamental Public Resources for Plant Science Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; Plant Genetics, Snowbird

Making BAC Libraries from Algae, Non-seed and Seed Plants: Fundamental Public Resources for Plant Science Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; Annual Meeting of the Phycological Society of America, Gleneden Beach, OR

Making BAC Libraries from Algae, Non-seed and Seed Plants: Fundamental Public Resources for Plant Science Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; Fourth International Symposium on Grass Systematics and Evolutaion, Santa Ana, CA

Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; Plant and Animal Genome Conference XI San Diego, CA

Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; Plant Genome Conference. Kew Gardens, England

Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; American Society for Plant Biologists

Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; Third International Conference on the Caomparative Biology of the Monocotyledons

Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; Society Protozoologists. Gleneden Beach, OR

Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donaghue, and C. O'Kelley; Plant Genetics, Snowbird

Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donoghue, and C. O'Kelley; The Annual Meeting of the Phycological Society of America

Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donoghue, and C. O'Kelley; The Third International Conference on the Comparative Bioloigy of the Monocotyledons

Toward Resolution of the Fuzzy Nodes in Green Plant Phylogeny, D. Mandoli, R. Olmstead, B. Mishler, J. L. Boore, A. R. Smith, K. Renzaglia, Paul G. Wolf, M. J. Donoghue, and C. O'Kelley; The Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA

The ecology and paleoecology of human-landscape interactions on the North Pacific and southern Bering Sea: investigating the role of the Aleut as ecosystem engineers, HD G. Maschner, J Jordan, Nancy Huntly, B Finney, and K Reedy-Maschner; SEArCh Open Science Meeting

Headline Evolution, Frank J. Messina; Salt Lake Tribune

Environment-Dependent Reversal of a Life History Trade-off in the Seed Beetle Callosobruchus maculatus, Frank J. Messina and J. D. Fry; Journal of Evolutionary Biology

Adaptation to a Novel Host Modifies Host Discrimination by the Seed Beetle Callosobruchus maculatus, Frank J. Messina and M. E. Karren; Animal Behaviour