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Habitat Restoration - current studies

Nelson Beyer

Email: nbeyer@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/wnbeyer

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Areas of Study

Bring an Injured Section of Forest along the Appalachian Trail Back to Health

Publications

Ford, K. L. and W. N. Beyer. 2014. Soil criteria to protect terrestrial wildlife and open-range livestock from metal toxicity at mining sites. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 186(3):1899-1905. Abstract

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Don Cahoon

Email: dcahoon@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://profile.usgs.gov/dcahoon

Website: www.pwrc.usgs.gov/set

Areas of Study

Hurricane Sandy Impacts on Coastal Wetland Resilience in the Northeast United States

Publications

Cahoon, D. R. 2015. Estimating relative sea-level rise and submergence potential at a coastal wetland. Estuaries and Coasts 38(3):1077-1084. Abstract

Lovelock, C. E., M. F. Adame, V. Bennion, M. Hayes, R. Reef, N. Santini, and D. R. Cahoon. 2015. Sea level and turbidity controls on mangrove soil surface elevation change. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 153:1-9. Abstract

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Glenn Guntenspergen

Email: glenn_guntenspergen@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/staff/profiles/documents/guntenspergen.htm

Areas of Study

Development of a Multimetric Index for Integrated Assessment of Salt Marsh Condition in the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Networks

Hurricane Sandy Impacts on Coastal Wetland Resilience in the Northeast United States

Publications

Kirwan, M. L. and G. R. Guntenspergen. 2015. Response of Plant Productivity to Experimental Flooding in a Stable and a Submerging Marsh. Ecosystems Online Early May 16 Abstract

Rashford, B. S., R. M. Adams, J. J. Wu, R. A. Voldseth, G. R. Guntenspergen, B. Werner, and W. C. Johnson. 2015. Impacts of climate change on land-use and wetland productivity in the Prairie Pothole Region of North America. Regional Environmental Change Online Early February 17 Abstract

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Jeff Hatfield

Email: jhatfield@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/staff/profiles/documents/hatfield.htm

Areas of Study

Vegetation Studies in National Parks, Wildlife Refuges, and Other Protected Areas

Rebuilding Freshwater Tidal Wetlands on the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C.

Publications

Hatfield, J. S., K. E. Myrick, M. A. Huston, F. W. Weckerly, and M. C. Green. 2013. Vascular Plant and Vertebrate Species Richness in National Parks of the Eastern United States. Natural Resource Technical Report NPS/NCR/NCRO/NRTR-2013/002. U.S. National Parks Service, Washington, D.C. vi, 50 pp. PDF

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Jeff Marion

Email: jeff_marion@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/professional/mypage.php?name=jeff_marion

Areas of Study

Assessing Recreational Impact to Cliff Habitats and Rare Plants

Sustainably Designed Trails: Recent Recreation Ecology Findings on Design Factors Affecting Soil Loss

Research and Management of Informal (Visitor-Created) Trails in Protected Areas

Publications

Marion, J. 2014. Leave No Trace in the Outdoors. . Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, PA. 128 pp. Abstract

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Hilary Neckles

Email: hneckles@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/hneckles

Areas of Study

Development of a Multimetric Index for Integrated Assessment of Salt Marsh Condition in the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Networks

Publications

Neckles, H. A., J. E. Lyons, G. R. Guntenspergen, W. G. Shriver, and S. C. Adamowicz. 2014. Use of structured decision making to identify monitoring variables and management priorities for salt marsh ecosystems. Estuaries and Coasts Online Early May Abstract

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Diann Prosser

Email: dprosser@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/dprosser

Areas of Study

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

Shoreline Changes and Impacts to Natural Resources in Chesapeake Bay

Coastal Salt Marsh along the Atlantic

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

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Daniel Twedt

Email: dtwedt@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/dtwedt

Areas of Study

Shorebird Habitat in Southeastern Missouri

Forest Structure Resulting from Wildlife Forestry Silviculture

Bats in Forests Managed for Wildlife

Publications

Evans, K. O., L. W. Jr. Burger, S. K. Riffell, M. D. Smith, D. J. Twedt , R. R. Wilson , S. Vorisek, C. Rideout, and K. Heyden. 2014. Avian response to conservation buffers in agricultural landscapes during winter. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38(2):257-264. Abstract

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H. Brian Underwood

Email: hbunderwood@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/staff/profiles/documents/underwood.htm

Areas of Study

Conservation of Rare Vegetation Communities of the Atlantic Coastal Barrier Islands

Estimation of Density and Abundance of Biological Populations on National Parks and Wildlife Refuges Through Distance Sampling

Publications

Farrell, J. M., K. L. Kapuscinski, and H. B. Underwood. 2014. Fine scale habitat use by age-1 stocked muskellunge and wild northern pike in an upper St. Lawrence River bay. Journal of Great Lakes Research 40(supplement 2):148-153. Abstract

Haase, C. G. and H. B. Underwood. 2013. Integrating thermal constraints into habitat suitability for moose in the Adirondack State Park, New York. Alces 49:49-64. Abstract

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