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Sandra Mattfeldt

USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center
Northeast Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative

12100 Beech Forest Rd

Laurel, MD 20708

Telephone:   301-497-5559

Fax:   301-497-5784

Email:  smattfeldt@usgs.gov 

Biological Science Technician
Primary Responsibilities: 
Research amphibian populations in the Northeastern United States.
Education/Training: 

MS, University of New Hampshire, Wildlife Ecology, 2004

BA, Colby College, Biology, 2000

Areas of Expertise/Interest:  Amphibian ecology; wetland ecology.
Active Projects: 

Monitoring and developing protocols for amphibian populations in the National Capital Region NPS. 

Dynamics of vernal pool breeding amphibians.

Publications/Products: 

Mattfeldt, S.D. and E.H.C. Grant.  2007.  Are two methods better than one? Area constrained transects and leaf litterbags for sampling stream salamanders.  Herpetological Review 38:43-45.

Mattfeldt, S.D. 2004.  Effects of wetland isolation and surrounding landscape characteristics on vernal pool-dependent amphibians.  MS Thesis.  University of New Hampshire.

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