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Amphibian Monitoring - current studies

Evan Grant

Email: ehgrant@usgs.gov

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

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

Areas of Study

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

Making decisions for headwater stream conservation at the watershed scale

Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative: Understanding Amphibian Populations in the Northeastern United States

North American Amphibian Monitoring Program

Publications

Grant, E. H. C. 2014. Please don't misuse the museum: ‘declines’ may be statistical. Global Change Biology Online early September 9 Abstract

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

Brand, A. B., A. N. M. Wiewel, and E. H. C. Grant. 2014. Potential reduction in terrestrial salamander ranges associated with Marcellus shale development. Biodiversity and Conservation 180:233-240. 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

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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. 2014. Advances and applications of occupancy models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 5(12):1269-1279. Abstract

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Linda Weir

Email: lweir@usgs.gov

Publications

Weir, L. A., J. A. Royle, K. D. Gasenski, and O. Villena. 2014. Northeast regional and state trends in anuran occupancy from calling survey data (2001-2011) from the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 9(2):223-245. Abstract ; PDF

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

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