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Diann Prosser

Email: dprosser@usgs.gov

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/resshow/prosser/prosser.cfm

Areas of Study

USGS Wild Bird Avian Influenza Program

Pathogens in the Aquatic Environment – Waterfowl, Avian Influenza

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

Coastal Salt Marsh Management Along the Atlantic

Shoreline Changes and Impacts to Natural Resources in Chesapeake Bay

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

Publications

2014

Cappelle, J., D. Zhao, M. Gilbert, M. I. Nelson, S. H. Newman, J. Y. Takekawa, N. Gaidet, D. J. Prosser, Y. Liu, P. Li, Y. Shu, and X. Xiao. 2014. Risks of Avian Influenza Transmission in Areas of Intensive Free-Ranging Duck Production with Wild Waterfowl. EcoHealth 11(1):109-119. Abstract

Prosser, D. J., J. Nagel, and J. Y. Takekawa. 2014. Animal migration and risk of spread of viral infections. Pages 151-178 in Sunit K. Singh, editor. Viral Infections and Global Change. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ. xxviii, 628 pp. Abstract

2013

Hawkes, L. A., S. Balachandran, N. Batbayar, P. J. Butler, B. Chua, D. C. Douglas, P. B. Frappell, Y. Hou, W. K. Milsom, S. H. Newman, D. J. Prosser, P. Sathiyaselvam, G. R. Scott, J. Y. Takekawa, T. Natsagdorj, M. Wikelski, M. J. Witt, B. Yan, and C. M. Bishop. 2013. The paradox of extreme high-altitude migration in bar-headed geese Anser indicus. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 280(1750):Article Number: 20122114. Abstract

Luo, Z., Y. Xiong, B. Yan, D. J. Prosser, and J. Y. Takekawa. 2013. GPS location history data mining and anomalous detection: the scenario of bar-headed geese migration. Pages 413-420 in Wei Lu, Guoqiang Cai, Weibin Liu, and Weiwei Xing, editors. Proceedings of the 2012 International Conference on Information Technology and Software Engineering. Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering 211 Springer, New York. Abstract

Prosser, D. J., L. L. Hungerford, R. M. Erwin, M. A. Ottinger, J. Y. Takekawa, and E. C. Ellis. 2013. Mapping risk of avian influenza transmission at the interface of domestic poultry and wild birds. Frontiers in Public Health 1(28):1-11. Abstract

Takekawa, J. Y., D. J. Prosser, B. M. Collins, D. C. Douglas, W. M. Perry, B. Yan, L. Ze, Y. Hou, F. Lei, T. Li, Y. Li, and S. H. Newman. 2013. Movements of wild ruddy shelducks in the Central Asian flyway and their spatial relationship to outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1. Viruses 5(9):2129-2152. Abstract

2012

James-Pirri, M.-J., R. M. Erwin, D. J. Prosser, and J. D. Taylor. 2012. Responses of salt marsh ecosystems to mosquito control management practices along the Atlantic Coast (U.S.A.). Restoration Ecology 20(3):395-404. Abstract

Luo, Z., B. Yan, J. Y. Takekawa, and D. J. Prosser. 2012. Discovering shared segments on the migration route of the bar-headed goose by time-based plane-sweeping trajectory clustering. Journal of Information and Computational Science 9(16): 5093-5100. Abstract , PDF

Newman, S. H., N. J. Hill, K. A. Spragens, D. Janies, I. O. Voronkin, D. J. Prosser, B. Yan, F. Lei, N. Batbayar, T. Natsagdorj, C. M. Bishop, P. J. Butler, M. Wikelski, S. Balachandran, T. Mundkur, D. C. Douglas, and J. Y. Takekawa. 2012. Eco-virological approach for assessing the role of wild birds in the spread of avian influenza H5N1 along the Central Asian Flyway. PLoS One 7(2):e30636. Abstract

Prosser, D. J. 2012. Wild birds and emerging diseases: modeling avian influenza transmission risk between domestic and wild birds in China. . Ph. D. dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park, MD. xi, 229 pp. Abstract

2011

Batbayar, N., J. Y. Takekawa, S. H. Newman, D. J. Prosser, T. Natsagdorj, and X. Xiao. 2011. Migration strategies of Swan Geese Anser cygnoides from northeast Mongolia. Wildfowl 61:90-109. PDF

Cui, P., Y. Hou, M. Tang, H. Zhang, Y. Zhou, Z. Yin, T. Li., S. Guo, Z. Xing, Y. He, D. J. Prosser, S. H. Newman, J. Y. Takekawa, B. Yan, and F. Lei. 2011. Movement patterns of Bar-headed Geese Anser indicus during breeding and post-breeding periods at Qinghai Lake, China. Journal of Ornithology 152(1):83-92. Abstract

Gilbert, M., S. H. Newman, J. Y. Takekawa, L. Loth, C. Biradar, D. J. Prosser, S. Balachandran, M. V. Subba Rao, T. Mundkur, B. Yan, Z. Xing, Y. Hou, N. Batbayar, T. Natsagdorj, L. Hogerwerf, J. Slingenbergh, and X. Xiao. 2011. Flying over an infected landscape: Distribution of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 risk in South Asia and satellite tracking of wild waterfowl. EcoHealth 7(4):448-458. Abstract

Martin, V., D. U. Pfeiffer, X. Y. Zhou, X. M. Xiao, D. J. Prosser, F. S. Guo, and M. Gilbert. 2011. Spatial distribution and risk factors of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1 in China. PLoS Pathogens 7(3):e1001308. Abstract

Prosser, D. J., P. Cui, J. Y. Takekawa, M. Tang, Y. Hou, B. M. Collins, B. Yan, N. J. Hill, T. Li, Y. Li, F. Lei, S. Guo, Z. Xing, Y. He, Y. Zhou, D. C. Douglas, W. M. Perry, and S. H. Newman. 2011. Wild bird migration across the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau: A transmission route for highly pathogenic H5N1. PLoS One 6(3):e17622. Abstract

Prosser, D. J., J. Wu, E. C. Ellis, F. Gale, T. P. Van Boeckel, W. Wint, T. Robinson, X. Xiao, and M. Gilbert. 2011. Modelling the distribution of chickens, ducks, and geese in China. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 141(3-4):381-389. Abstract

Zhang, Y., M. Hao, J. Y. Takekawa, F. Lei, B. Yan, D. J. Prosser, D. C. Douglas, Z. Xing, and S. H. Newman. 2011. Tracking the autumn migration of the bar-headed goose (Anser indicus) with satellite telemetry and relationship to environmental conditions. International Journal of Zoology 2011(323847):1-10. Abstract

2010

Gaidet, N., J. Cappelle, J. Takekawa, D. J. Prosser, S. A. Iverson, D. C. Douglas, W. M. Perry, T. Mundkur, and S. H. Newman. 2010. Understanding the potential dispersal of HPAI H5N1 virus by migratory wildfowl. Argos Forum #71:4-5. PDF

Gaidet, N., J. Cappelle, J. Y. Takekawa, D. J. Prosser, S. A. Iverson, D. C. Douglas, W. M. Perry, T. Mundkur, and S. H. Newman. 2010. Potential spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 by wildfowl: dispersal ranges and rates determined from large-scale satellite telemetry. Journal of Applied Ecology 47(5):1147-1157. Abstract

Hogerwerf, L., R. G. Wallace, D. Ottaviani, J. Slingenbergh, D. J. Prosser, L. Bergmann, and M. Gilbert. 2010. Persistence of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus defined by agro-ecological niche. EcoHealth 7(2):213-225. Abstract

Muzaffar, S. B., J. Y. Takekawa, D. J. Prosser, S. H. Newman, and X. Xiao. 2010. Rice production systems and avian influenza: interactions between mixed-farming systems, poultry and wild birds. Pages 219-230 in C. S. Elphick, C. S. Elphick, K. C. Parsons, M. Fasola, and L. Mugica, editors. Ecology and conservation of birds in rice fields: a global review. Waterbirds 33 (Special Publication 1)iii, 244 pp. Abstract

Takekawa, J. Y., S. H. Newman, X. M. Xiao, D. J. Prosser, K. A. Spragens, E. C. Palm, B. P. Yan, T. X. Li, F. M. Lei, D. L. Zhao, D. C. Douglas, S. Bin Muzaffar, and W. T. Ji. 2010. Migration of waterfowl in the East Asian Flyway and spatial relationship to HPAI H5N1 outbreaks. Avian Diseases 54(1 supplement):466-476. Abstract

Takekawa, J. Y., D. J. Prosser, S. H. Newman, S. Bin Muzaffar, N. J. Hill, B. P. Yan, X. M. Xiao, F. M. Lei, T. X. Li, S. E. Schwarzbach, and J. A. Howell. 2010. Victims and vectors: highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 and the ecology of wild birds. Avian Biology Research 3(2):51-73. Abstract

2009

Newman, S. H., S. A. Iverson, J. Y. Takekawa, M. Gilbert, D. J. Prosser, N. Batbayar, T. Natsagdorj, and D. C. Douglas. 2009. Migration of whooper swans and outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 virus in eastern Asia. PLoS ONE 4(5):e5729 1-11. Abstract

Prosser, D. J., J. Y. Takekawa, S. H. Newman, B. Yan, D. C. Douglas, Y. Hou, Z. Xing, D. Zhang, T. Li, Y. Li, D. Shao, W. M. Perry, and E. C. Palm. 2009. Satellite-marked waterfowl reveal migratory connection between H5N1 outbreak areas in China and Mongolia. Ibis 151(3):568-576. Abstract

Takekawa, J. Y., S. R. Heath, D. C. Douglas, W. M. Perry, S. Javed, S. H. Newman, R. N. Suwal, A. R. Rahmani, B. C. Choudhury, D. J. Prosser, B. Yan, Y. Hou, N. Batbayar, T. Natsagdorj, C. M. Bishop, P. J. Butler, P. B. Frappell, W. K. Milsom, G. R. Scott, L. A. Hawkes, and M. Wikelski. 2009. Geographic variation in Bar-headed Geese Anser indicus: Connectivity of wintering areas and breeding grounds across a broad front. Wildfowl 59:100-123. PDF

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