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Alicia Berlin

Email: aberlin@usgs.gov

Website:  http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/resshow/perry/scoters/

Areas of Study

Energetics of Surf Scoters Wintering on Chesapeake Bay:  Foraging Values of Changing Diets

Vulnerability Assessment of Available Habitat for Wintering Black Ducks within the Refuge System in the Chesapeake Bay

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Paula Henry

Email: phenry@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Biology and Monitoring of Diamondback Terrapins in the Chesapeake Bay

Publications

Haramis, G. M., P. F. P. Henry, and D. D. Day. 2011. Using scrape fishing to document terrapins in hibernacula in Chesapeake Bay. Herpetological Review 42(2):170-177.

Ferebee, K. B. and P. F. P. Henry. 2008. Movements and distribution of Terrapene carolina in a large urban area, Rock Creek National Park, Washington, D.C. Pages 365-372 in Joseph C. Mitchell, Robin E. Jung Brown, and Breck Bartholomew, editors. Urban Herpetology. Herpetological Conservation 3. Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles, Salt Lake City, Utah. xvii, 586 pp. Abstract

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Matthew C. Perry

Email: mperry@usgs.gov

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/resshow/perry/scoters/

Areas of Study

Atlantic Seaduck Study: Movement, Habitat Use, and Feeding Ecology of Seaducks in Chesapeake Bay and Other Atlantic Coastal Areas 

Publications

Baldwin, A. H., P. J. Kangas, J. P. Megonigal, M. C. Perry, and D. F. Whigham. 2012. Coastal wetlands of Chesapeake Bay. Pages 29-43 in Darold P. Batzer and Andrew H. Baldwin, editors. Wetland Habitats of North America : Ecology and Conservation Concerns. University of California Press, Berkeley. xiii, 389 pp. Abstract

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Diann Prosser

Email: dprosser@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Shoreline Changes and Impacts to Natural Resources in Chesapeake Bay

Island Restoration, Sea Level Rise, and Waterbirds in Chesapeake Bay

Pathogens in the Aquatic Environment – Waterfowl, Avian Influenza

Productivity of Species of Concern – Least Tern and Common Tern on Poplar Island Restoration Site

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Barnett Rattner

Email: brattner@usgs.gov

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

Areas of Study

Contaminant Exposure, Food Web Transfer and Potential Health Effects on Chesapeake Bay Waterbirds

Publications

Rattner, B. A., R. S. Lazarus, G. H. Heinz, N. K. Karouna-Renier, S. L. Schultz, and R. C. Hale. 2013. Comparative embryotoxicity of a pentabrominated diphenyl ether mixture to common terns (Sterna hirundo) and American kestrels (Falco sparverius). Chemosphere 93(2):441-447. Abstract

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