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2010

Extent and Mechanism of the Non-Native Phragmites Australus Invasion Into Utah Wetlands, A. Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, L. A. Myerson, J. C. Gibson, and Karen E. Mock; Western North American Naturalist

A Depth-Controlled Tracer Technique Quantifies the Location, Extent, and Timing of Water Uptake in a Sub-Tropical Savanna, A. Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, and R.J. T. Verweij; New Phytologist

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Nonnative Phragmites australis Invasion into Utah Wetlands, Andrew Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, Laura A. Meyerson, Jacob R. Gibson, and Karen E. Mock; Western North American Naturalist

Where Do Trees and Grasses Get Their Water?, A. Kulmatiski, R.J. T. Verweij, Karen H. Beard, E. C. February, and M. Mazzacavallo; Where Do Trees and Grasses Get Their Water?

Summer Spatial Patterning of Chukars in Relation to Free Water in Western Utah, R. T. Larsen, John A. Bissonette, J. T. Flinders, M. B. Hooten, and T. L. Wilson; Landscape Ecology

Species and genotype diversity drive community and ecosystem properties in experimental microcosms, L. C. Latta IV, Michelle A. Baker, T. Crowl, J. J. Parnell, B. Weimer, D. DeWald, and M. E. Pfrender; Evolutionary Ecology

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Untangling a Decline in Tropical Forest Resilience: Constraints on the Sustainability of Shifting Cultivation Across the Globe, Deborah Lawrence, Claudia Anne Radel, Katherine Tully, Birgit Schmook, and Laura Schneider; Biotropica

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Extent and Reproductive Mechanisms of Phragmites australis Spread in Brackish Wetlands in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland (USA), Melissa K. McCormick, Karin M. Kettenring, Heather M. Baron, and Dennis F. Whigham; Wetlands

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Spread of Invasive Phragmites australis in Estuaries with Differing Degrees of Development: Genetic Patterns, Allee Effects and Interpretation, Melissa K. McCormick, Karin M. Kettenring, Heather M. Baron, and Dennis F. Whigham; Journal of Ecology

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The Sagebrush Steppe Treatment Evaluation Project (SageSTEP): A Test of State-and Transition Theory., J. D. McIver, Mark W. Brunson, S. Buntin, J. Chambers, N. Devoe, P. Doescher, J. Grace, D. Johnson, S. Knick, and R. Miller; The Sagebrush Steppe Treatment Evaluation Project (SageSTEP): a test of state-and-transition theory

The Sagebrush Steppe Treatment Evaluation Project (SageSTEP): a Test of State-and-Transition Theory, J. D. McIver; M. Brunson; S. Bunting; J. Chambers; N. Devoe; P. Doescher; J. Grace; D. Johnson,; S. Knick; R. Miller; M. Pellant; F. Pierson; D. Pyke; K. Rollins; B. Roundy; Eugene W. Schupp; R. Tausch; and D. Turner

Quantifying Macroinvertebrate Responses to Instream habitat Restoration: Applications of Meta-Analysis to River Restoration, S. W. Miller, Phaedra Budy, and J. C. Schmidt; Restoration Ecology

Genetic Analysis of Mountain Pine Beetle Populations, Karen E. Mock

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Genetic Structuring in the Freshwater Mussel Anodonta Corresponds with Major Hydrologic Basins in the Western United States, Karen E. Mock, Jayne C. Brim Box, Jer Pin Chong, Jeannette K. Howard, Donna A. Nez, David Wolf, and Richard S. Gardner; Molecular Ecology

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Drought Tolerance in Two Perennial Bunchgrasses Used for Restoration in the Intermountain West, USA, Jayanti Ray Mukherjee, Thomas A. Jones, Peter B. Adler, and Thomas A. Monaco; Plant Ecology

Flow and water temperature simulation for habitat restoration in the Shasta River, California, Sarah E. Null, M. L. Deas, and J. R. Lund; River Research and Applications

Hydrologic response and watershed sensitivity to climate warming in California’s Sierra Nevada, Sarah E. Null, J. H. Viers, and J. F. Mount; PLoS ONE

Climate Warming in California’s Sierra Nevada: Potential Water Temperature Impacts and Resiliency, Sarah E. Null, J. H. Viers, J. F. Mount, M. L. Deas, and S. K. Tanaka; Final project report to the Resources Legacy Fund Foundation. June, 2010

Cuban Greenhouse Frog in Hawaii, C. Olsen and Karen H. Beard; Cuban Greenhouse Frog in Hawaii

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Factors Affecting CO2 Release from Forest and Rangeland Soils in Northern Utah, H. R. Olsen and Helga Van Miegroet; Soil Science Society of America Journal

Diet of the Cuban Greenhouse Frog, Eleutherodactylus planirostris, in Hawaii, C. Olson and Karen H. Beard; Diet of the Cuban Greenhouse Frog, Eleutherodactylus planirostris, in Hawaii

Tree Species Diversity, Richness, and Similarity between Exotic and Indigenous Forests in the Cloud Forests of Eastern Arc Mountains, Taita Hills, Kenya, L.M. A. Omoro, P. Pellikka, and Paul C. Rogers; Journal of Forestry Research

Genetic Basis of a Color Pattern Polymorphism in the Frog Eleutherodactylus coqui, E. M. O'Neill and Karen H. Beard; Journal of Heredity

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New European Union Fisheries Regulations Could Benefit Conservation of Marine Animals, V. Penteriani, N. Pettorelli, I. J. Gordon, T. Katzner, Karen E. Mock, S. Redpath, R. Altwegg, and M. E. Gompper; Animal Conservation

Comparison of diet and use of bromeliads between a bromelicolous and a bromeligenous anurans at an inselberg in the southeastern of Brazil, W. Pertel, R. L. Teixeira, and Rodrigo B. Ferreira; Caldasia

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Protected Areas: The Challenge of Maintaining a Stong Backbone for Conservation Strategies Worldwide, N. Pettorelli, I. J. Gordon, T. Katzner, M. E. Gomper, Karen E. Mock, S. Redpath, T.W. J. Garner, and R. Altwegg; Animal Conservation

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Loss of foundation species increases population growth of exotic forbs in sagebrush steppe, J S. Prevey, M J. Germino, and Nancy Huntly; Ecological Applications

Exotic plants increase and native plants decrease with loss of foundation species in sagebrush steppe, J S. Prevey, M J. Germino, Nancy Huntly, and R S. Inouye; Plant Ecology

Spatial Patterns of Acorn Dispersal by Rodents: Does the Environment Matter?, C. Puerta-Pinero, J. M. Gomez, and Eugene W. Schupp; Oikos

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Environment, transnational labor migration, and gender: Case studies from Southern Yucatán, Mexico and Vermont, USA, Claudia Radel, B. Schmook, and S. McCandless; Population and Environment

Soil Water Repellency: A Method of Soil Moisture Sequestration in Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, D. A. Robinson, I. Lebron, R. J. Ryel, and Scott B. Jones; Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J.

Metapopulation dynamics of midcontinentlesser snow geese: implications for management, R. F. Rockwell, David N. Koons, and Lise M. Aubry; Human-Wildlife Interactions

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Landscape Assessment of a Stable Aspen Community in Southern Utah, USA, Paul C. Rogers, A. J. Leffler, and R. J. Ryel; Forest Ecology and Management

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Solar UV-B Radiation and Global Dimming: Effects on Plant Growth and UV-Shielding, Ronald J. Ryel, S. D. Flint, and P. W. Barnes; UV Radiation in Global Change: Measurements, Modeling and Effects on Ecosystems

Faculty Focus, Robert H. Schmidt; Retention and Student Success Newsletter

Local bird spotlight - American robin, Robert H. Schmidt; The Stilt

Seed Dispersal and Microhabitat Patterns of Juniperus Osteosperma Recruitment, Eugene W. Schupp, J. M. Gomez, and M. Fuentes; Seed Dispersal and Microhabitat Patterns of Juniperus osteosperma Recruitment

How Evolutionarily Conserved Are the Dispersal Systems of Ficus and Quercus?, Eugene W. Schupp, J. M. Gomez, and M. Verdu; How Evolutionarily Conserved Are the Dispersal Systems of Ficus and Quercus?

Tansley Review: Seed Dispersal Effectiveness Revisited: A Conceptual Review, Eugene W. Schupp, P. Jordano, and J. M. Gomez; New Phytologist

Effects of Artemisia tridentata on Spatial Patterns, Seedling Survival, and Water Stress of Penstemon palmeri, Eugene W. Schupp and Jesse Poulos; Effects of Artemisia tridentata on Spatial Patterns, Seedling Survival, and Water Stress of Penstemon palmeri

Emerging Themes in the Ecology and Management of North American Forests, T. L. Sharik, W. Adair, M. Battaglia, F. A. Baker, E. J. Comfort, A. D'Amato, C. DeLong, J. DeRose, M. Ducey, M. Harmon, and Paul C. Rogers; International Journal of Forestry Research

Description of tadpole of the hylid frog Scinax belloni, T. Silva-Soares, P. N. Costa, Rodrigo B. Ferreira, and L. N. Weber; Zootaxa

A Dynamic Bioeconomic Analysis of Mountain Pine Beetle Epidemics, Charles Sims, D. Aadland, and D. Finnoff; Journal of Economic Dynamics and Control

The evolution of maximum body size of terrestrial mammals, F. A. Smith, A. G. Boyer, J. H. Brown, D. P. Costa, T. Dayan, S.K. Morgan Ernest, A. R. Evans, M. Fortelius, J. L. Gittleman, M. J. Hamilton, L. E. Harding, K. Lintulaakso, S. K. Lyons, C. McCain, J. G. Okie, J. J. Saarinen, R. M. Sibly, P. R. Stephens, J. Theodor, and M. D. Uhen; Science

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Seasonal patterns of arthropod diversity and abundance on big sagebrush, Artemisia trientata, M P. Stanford and Nancy Huntly; Western North American Naturalist

Measures of journal quality should separate reviews from original research, S. R. Supp and Ethan P. White; Ideas in Ecology and Evolution

Herbivorous insects reduce growth and reproduction of big sagebrush (Artemisia trientata), M Takahashi and Nancy Huntly; Arthropod-Plant Interactions

Diet and fecundity of Sphaenorynchus planicola (Anura, Hylidae) from a coastal lagoon in Southeastern Brazil, R. L. Teixeira and Rodrigo B. Ferreira; Revista Española de Herpetologia

Redundant or complementary? Redundant or complementary? Impact of a colonizing species on community structure and function, K. M. Thibault, S.K. Morgan Ernest, and J. H. Brown; Oikos

Long-term insights into the influence of precipitation on community dynamics in desert rodents, K. M. Thibault, S.K. Morgan Ernest, E. P. White, J. H. Brown, and J. R. Goheen; Journal of Mammalogy

Complex dynamics of rodent response to precipitation in the Chihuahuan Desert, K. M. Thibault, S.K. Morgan Ernest, Ethan P. White, J. H. Brown, and J. R. Goheen; Journal of Mammalogy

Long-term insightsinto the influence of precipitation on community dynamics in desert rodents, K. M. Thibault, S.K. Morgan Ernest, Ethan P. White, J. H. Brown, and J. R. Goheen; Journal of Mammalogy

Bear River Watershed: It's Role In Maintaining the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Richard E. Toth, T. C. Edwards, A. L. Perschon, and D. C. White

Contrasting effects of cattle and wildlife on the vegetation development of a savanna landscape mosaic, Kari E. Veblen and T. P. Young; Journal of Ecology

Spatial and Temporal Root Activity Patterns of Trees and Grasses: Two Approaches to Test the Two-Layer Hypothesis in a Sub-Tropical Savanna, R. ver Weij, A. Kulmatiski, Karen H. Beard, S. I. Higgins, W. J. Bond, and E. C. February; Spatial and Temporal Root Activity Patterns of Trees and Grasses: Two Approaches to Test the Two-Layer Hypothesis in a Sub-Tropical Savanna

Linking Geomorphic Changes to Salmonid Habitat at a Scale Relevant to Fish, Joseph M. Wheaton, J. Brasington, S. E. Darby, J. E. Merz, G. B. Pasternack, D. A. Sear, and D. Vericat; River Research and Applications

Accounting for Uncertainty in DEMs from Repeat Topographic Surveys: Improved Sediment Budgets, Joseph M. Wheaton, J. Brasington, S. E. Darby, and D. Sear; Earth Surface Processes and Landforms

Integrating spatial and temporal approaches to understanding species richness, E. P. White, S.K. Morgan Ernest, P. B. Adler, A. H. Hurlbert, and S. K. Lyons; Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

Integrating spatial andtemporal approaches to understanding species richness, Ethan P. White, S.K. Morgan Ernest, P. B. Adler, A. H. Hurlbert, and S. K. Lyons; Philosophical Transactions of theRoyal Society B

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The combined influence of the local environment andregional enrichment on bird species richness, Ethan P. White and A. H. Hurlbert; American Naturalist

Deuterium Tracer Injection: A Precises Technique for Comparing Water Use Patterns in an Invaded Plant Community, C. P. William, A. Kulmatiski, and Karen H. Beard; Deuterium Tracer Injection: A Precise Technique for Comparing Water Use Patterns in an Invaded Plant Community

Grading for Landscape Architects and Architects, Bo Yang; Landscape and Urban Planning

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Ecological Engineering in a New Town Development: DrainageDesign in The Woodlands, Texas, Bo Yang and M H. Li; Ecological Engineering

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From Traditional to Today: Revelation from Chinese GardenDesign, Bo Yang and N J. Volkman; Urban Design International

Modeling the Effects of Developmental Variation on Insect Phenology, B. P. Yurk and James A. Powell; Bulletin of Mathematical Biology

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Mapped Quadrats in Sagebrush Steppe: Long-Term Data for Analyzing Demographic Rates and Plant-Plant Interactions, Luke Zachmann, Corey Moffet, and Peter B. Adler; Ecology

2009

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Limnological Analyses of Cutler Reservoir and Dingle Marsh with Respect to Eutrophication, J. D. Abbott, Deb Collins, Colin Cook, Dan Lamarra, Ryan Leonard, Ben Marret, Justin Stout, Gil Rowley, Jeremy Rowley, and Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh; 2009 Project Report: Watershed Sciences Department

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Weak Effects of Climate Variability on Coexistence in a Sagebrush Steppe Community, Peter B. Adler, Janneke HilleRisLambers, and Jonathan M. Levine; Ecology

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Direct and Indirect Effects of Climate Change on a Prairie Plant Community, Peter B. Adler, James Leiker, and Jonathan M. Levine; PLoS ONE

Identification guide for sage steppe flora of Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, H Albano and Nancy Huntly

Detecting Declines in the Abundance of a Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus) Population: Understanding the Accuracy, Precision, and Costs of Our Efforts, R. Al-Chokhachy, Phaedra Budy, and M. Conner; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

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Consequences of recruitmentdecisions and heterogeneity on age-specific breeding success in a long-lived seabird, Lise M. Aubry, David N. Koons, Jean Yves Monnat, and Emmanuelle Cam; Ecology

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Differences in nitrate uptakeamong benthic algal assemblages in a mountain stream, Michelle A. Baker and G. de Guzman; Journal of the North American Benthological Society

Final Report: research to inform nutrient endpoints in Spring Creek, Utah, Michelle A. Baker, S. J. Hochhalter, and E. J. Lytle; Report to the Utah Division of Water Quality

Nested Subsets: A pattern of community assembly, Elita Baldridge; Nested Subsets: A pattern of community assembly

Effects of environmental conditions and distance from the geographic range center on the abundance of avian species, Elita Baldridge and Rob Channell; Effects of environmental conditions and distance from the geographic range center on the abundance of avian species

Biology and Impacts of Pacific Island Invasive Species: Eleutherodactylus coqui, the Coqui Frog (Anura: Leptodactylidae), Karen H. Beard, E. A. Price, and W. C. Pitt; Pacific Science

Penetration of Ultraviolet Radiation in Streams of Eastern Pennsylvania: Environmental Controls and the Role of Suspended Particulates, Patrick Belmont, D. P. Morris, F. J. Pazzaglia, and S. C. Peters; Aquatic Sciences

Informing a stream transient storage model with two-storage zones to discriminate in-channel dead zones and hyporheic exchange, M. A. Biggs, M. N. Gooseff, C. D. Arp, and Michelle A. Baker; Water Resources Research

Causes and Consequences of Ingested Lead Pellets in Chukars, R. J. Bingham, R. T. Larsen, John A. Bissonette, and J. T. Flinders; Ingestion of Lead From Spent Ammunition: Implications for Wildlife and Humans, The Peregrine Fund, Boise, Idaho

Road Zone Effects in Small Mammal Communities, John A. Bissonette and S. Rosa; Ecology and Society

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Behavioral Factors in Rotational Grazing Systems, Mark W. Brunson and E. A. Burritt

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Information Use and Delivery Preferences Among Small-Acreage Owners in Areas of Rapid Exurban Population Growth, Mark W. Brunson and E. A. Price; Journal of Extension

Social and Cognitive Correlates of Utah Residents' Acceptance of the Lethal Control of Wolves, J. T. Bruskotter, Robert H. Schmidt, and J. Vaske; Human Dimensions of Wildlife

Warmwater and Coldwater Fish in Two-Story Standing Waters, Phaedra Budy, G. P. Thiede, C. Luecke, and R. W. Schneidervin; Standard Methods for Sampling North American Freshwater Fishes

Warmwater and coldwater fish in two-story standing waters, P. Budy, G. P. Thiede, Chris Luecke, and R. Schneidervin; Standard Methods for Sampling North American Fishes

Growth in Mixtures of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Cheatgrass, and Squarrose Knapweed Under Factorial Nitrogen and Phosphorus Additions to a Low Nutrient Soil, J. S. Burnham and Eugene W. Schupp; Growth in Mixtures of Bluebunch Wheatgrass, Cheatgrass, and Squarrose Knapweed Under Factorial Nitrogen and Phosphorus Additions to a Low Nutrient Soil

Mongolian Saiga in Sharga Nature Reserve: Are Domestic Dogs Threat to Saiga?, B. Buuveibaatar, Julie K. Young, and A. Fine; Mongolian Journal of Biological Sciences

Research on the Potential Effects of Domestic Dogs on Mongolian Saiga in Shargyn Gobi NR, Mongolia, B. Buuveibaatar, Julie K. Young, and A. E. Fine; Saiga News

Tackling aquatic invasions: risks and opportunities for the aquarium fish industry, A. L. Chang, J. D. Grossman, T. S. Spezio, H. W. Weiskel, J. C. Blum, J. W. Burt, A. A. Muir, J. Piova Scott, Kari E. Veblen, and E. D. Grosholz; Biological Invasions

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Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Loci in the Western Pearlshell Mussel, Margaritifera falcata (Gould), Jer Pin Chong, Jayne C. Brim Box, Donna A. Nez, and Karen E. Mock; Molecular Ecology Resources

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Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Loci in Western North American Anodonta Species, Jer Pin Chong, Jayne C. Brim Box, Donna A. Nez, and Karen E. Mock; Molecular Ecology Resources

Transportation Ecology and Wildlife Passages: The State of the Practice and Science of Making Roads Better For Wildlife, P. C. Cramer and John A. Bissonette; Transportation Research News

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Isolation and Characterization of Sixteen Microsatellite Loci in the Mountain Pine Beetle, Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae), C. S. Davis, Karen E. Mock, B. J. Bentz, S. Bromilow, N. V. Bartell, B. W. Murray, A. D. Roe, and J.E. K. Cooke; Molecular Ecology Resources

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Climatic and Limnologic Setting of Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho, W. E. Dean, Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh, and V. Lamarra; Paleoenvironments of Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho, and Its Catchment

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Climate Change as Environmental Mega-Crisis: Domesticated Problems, Patchwork Solutions, Inadequate Incentives, Joanna Endter-Wada and Helen Ingram; Magazine National Safety & Security and Crisis Management

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Hydrologic Interdependencies and Human Cooperation: The Process of Adapting to Droughts, Joanna Endter-Wada, Theresa Selfa, and Lisa Welsh

Long-term monitoring and experimental manipulation of a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem near Portal, Arizona, USA, S.K. Morgan Ernest, T. J. Valone, and J. H. Brown; Ecology

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Long-term monitoring and experimentalmanipulation of a Chihuahuan Desert ecosystem near Portal, Arizona, USA, S.K. Morgan Ernest, T. J. Valone, and J. H. Brown; Ecology

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Changes in a tropical forest support metaboliczero-sum dynamics, S.K. Morgan Ernest, E. P. White, and J. H. Brown; Ecology Letters