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Amphibian Monitoring - current studies

Evan Grant

Email: ehgrant@usgs.gov

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/nearmi/

Areas of Study

Managing the Extinction risk of the Shenandoah Salamander under predicted climate change

Amphibian Research and Monitoring Program

Publications

Grant, E. H. C., A. N. M. Wiewel, and K. C. Rice. 2014. Stream-water temperature limits occupancy of salamanders in mid-atlantic protected areas. Journal of Herpetology 48(1):45-50. Abstract

Zipkin, E. F., J. T. Thorson, K. See, H. J. Lynch, E. H. C. Grant, Y. Kanno, R. B. Chandler, B. H. Letcher, and J. A. Royle. 2014. Modeling structured population dynamics using data from unmarked individuals. Ecology 95(1):22-29. Abstract

Zipkin, E. F., T. S. Sillett, E. H. C. Grant, R. B. Chandler, and J. A. Royle. 2014. Inferences about population dynamics from count data using multistate models: a comparison to capture–recapture approaches. Ecology and Evolution 4(4):417-426. Abstract

Adams, M. J., D. A. W. Miller, E. Muths, P. S. Corn, E. H. C. Grant, L. L. Bailey, G. M. Fellers, R. N. Fisher, W. J. Sadinski, H. Waddle, and S. C. Walls. 2013. Trends in amphibian occupancy in the United States. PLoS ONE 8(5):article no. e64347. Abstract

Grant, E. H. C., E. F. Zipkin, J. D. Nichols, and J. P. Campbell. 2013. A strategy for monitoring and managing declines in an amphibian community. Conservation Biology 27(6):1245-1253. Abstract

Green, A. W., M. B. Hooten, E. H. C. Grant, and L. L. Bailey. 2013. Evaluating breeding and metamorph occupancy and vernal pool management effects for wood frogs using a hierarchical model. Journal of Applied Ecology 50(5):1116-1123. Abstract

Kendall, W. L., J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, and E. H. C. Grant. 2013. Relaxing the closure assumption in occupancy models: Staggered arrival and departure times. Ecology 94(3):610-617. Abstract

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Jim Nichols

Email: jnichols@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Statistical Research at USGS - Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative

Publications

Bailey, L. L., D. I. MacKenzie, and J. D. Nichols. 2013. Advances and applications of occupancy models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution Online Early September 4 Abstract

Grant, E. H. C., E. F. Zipkin, J. D. Nichols, and J. P. Campbell. 2013. A strategy for monitoring and managing declines in an amphibian community. Conservation Biology 27(6):1245-1253. Abstract

Kendall, W. L., J. E. Hines, J. D. Nichols, and E. H. C. Grant. 2013. Relaxing the closure assumption in occupancy models: Staggered arrival and departure times. Ecology 94(3):610-617. Abstract

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Linda Weir

Email: lweir@usgs.gov

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/NAAMP/

Areas of Study

North American Amphibian Monitoring Program

Publications

Conrad, P. M., L. A. Weir, and P. Nanjappa, editors. 2014. Annual Report: 2013. Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (PARC). Annual Report No. 4., Hagerstown, MD. 24 pp. PDF

Green, D. M., L. A. Weir, G. S. Casper, and M. Lannoo. 2014. North American Amphibians: Distribution and Diversity. . University of California Press, Berkeley . x, 340 pp. Abstract

Miller, D. A. W., L. A. Weir, B. T. McClintock, E. H. C. Grant, L. L. Bailey, and T. R. Simons. 2012. Experimental investigation of false positive errors in auditory species occurrence surveys. Ecological Applications 22(5):1665–1674. Abstract

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