Scientific research by the US Geological Survey staff, published in outside (i.e., non-USGS) publications or scholarly journals.

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2008

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Late-Seasonal A ctivity and Diet of the Eveninc Bat (Nycticeius Humeralis) in Nebraska, Keith Geluso, Jason P. Damm, and Ernest W. Valdez

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Mitochondrial DNA evolution in the Anaxyrus boreas species group, Anna M. Goebel, Tom A. Ranker, Paul Stephen Corn, and Richard G. Olmstead

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Home Range and Movements of Feral Cats on Mauna Kea, Hawai‘i, Daniel M. Goltz, Steven C. Hess, Kevin W. Brinck, Paul C. Banko, and Raymond M. Danner

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Limited Occurrence of Denitrification in Four Shallow Aquifers in Agricultural Areas of the United States, Christopher T. Green, Larry J. Puckett, John Karl Böhlke, Barbara A. Bekins, Steven P. Phillips, Leon J. Kauffman, Judith M. Denver, and Henry M. Johnson

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Pesticide Fate and Transport throughout Unsaturated Zones in Five Agricultural Settings, USA, Tracy C. Hancock, Mark W. Sandstrom, Jason R. Vogel, Richard M.T. Webb, E. Randall Bayless, and Jack E. Barbash

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Chemical contaminants, health indicators, and reproductive biomarker responses in fish from rivers in the Southeastern United States, Jo Ellen Hinck, Vicki S. Blazer, Nancy D. Denslow, Kathy R. Echols, Robert W. Gale, Carla Wieser, Tom W. May, Mark Ellersieck, James J. Coyle, and Donald E. Tillitt

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Blood Parasites in Owls with Conservation Implications for the Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis), Heather D. Ishak, John P. Dumbacher, Nancy L. Anderson, John J. Keane, Gediminas Valkiūnas, Susan M. Haig, Lisa A. Tell, and Ravinder N. M. Sehgal

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Design of a naturalized flow regime—an example from the Lower Missouri River, USA, Robert B. Jacobson and David L. Galat

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Bioaccumulation of Pharmaceuticals and Other Anthropogenic Waste Indicators in Earthworms from Agricultural Soil Amended With Biosolid or Swine Manure, Chad Kinney, Edward Furlong, Dana Kolpin, Mark Burkhardt, Steven Zaugg, Stephen Werner, Joseph Bossio, and Mark Benotti

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Boselaphus tragocamelus (Artiodactyla: Bovidae), David M. Leslie Jr.

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The Threat of the Non-native Neotropical Rust Puccinia psidii to Hawaiian Biodiversity and Native Ecosystems: A Case Example of the Need for Prevention, Lloyd Loope, Janice Uchida, and Loyal Mehrhoff

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Comparison of the USGS 2001 NLCD to the 2002 USDA Census of Agriculture for the Upper Midwest United States, S.K. Maxwell, E.C. Wood, and A. Janus

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Influence of fipronil compounds and rice-cultivation land-use intensity on macroinvertebrate communities in streams of southwestern Louisiana, USA, Scott V. Mize, Stephen D. Porter, and Dennis K. Demcheck

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Paleoclimatic Significance of Chemical Weathering in Loess-Derived Paleosols of Subarctic Central Alaska, Daniel R. Muhs, Thomas A. Ager, Gary Skipp, Jossh Beann, James Budahn, and John P. McGeehin

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Origin and paleoclimatic signifi cance of late Quaternary loess in Nebraska: Evidence from stratigraphy, chronology, sedimentology, and geochemistry, Daniel R. Muhs, E. Arthur Bettis III, John N. Aleinikoff, John P. McGeehin, Jossh Beann, Gary Skipp, Brian D. Marshall, Helen M. Roberts, William C. Johnson, and Rachel Benton

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Geochemical evidence for airborne dust additions to soils in Channel Islands National Park, California, Daniel R. Muhs, James R. Budahn, Donald L. Johnson, Marith Reheis, Jossh Beann, Gary Skipp, Eric Fischer, and Julia A. Jones

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Corrigendum to ‘‘Distribution and environmental limitations of an amphibian pathogen in the Rocky Mountains, USA’’ [Biological Conservation 141 (2008) 1484–1492], Erin Muths, David S. Pilliod, and Lauren J. Livo

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Distribution and environmental limitations of an amphibian pathogen in the Rocky Mountains, USA, Erin Muths, David S. Pilliod, and Lauren J. Livo

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Developing conceptual hydrogeological model for Potsdam sandstones in southwestern Quebec, Canada, M. Nastev, Roger H. Morin, R. Godin, and A. Rouleau

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Alien dominance of the parasitoid wasp community along an elevation gradient on Hawai’i Island, Robert W. Peck, Paul C. Banko, Marla Schwarzfeld, Melody Euaparadorn, and Kevin W. Brinck

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Spatial dynamics of overbank sedimentation in floodplain systems, Aaron R. Pierce and Sammy L. King

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Transport and Fate of Nitrate at the Ground-Water/Surface-Water Interface, Larry J. Puckett, Celia Zamora, Hedeff Essaid, John T. Wilson, Henry M. Johnson, Michael Brayton, and Jason R. Vogel

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Environmental Contaminant Hazards to Wildlife at National Capital Region and Mid-Atlantic National Park Service Units, Barnett A. Rattner and Betty K. Ackerson

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Integrated Modelling Frameworks for Environmental Assessment and Decision Support, A. E. Rizzoli, G. Leavesley, J. C. Ascough II, R. M. Argent, I. N. Athanasiadis, V. Brilhante, F. H. A. Claeys, O. David, M. Donatelli, P. Gijsbers, D. Havlik, A. Kassahun, P. Krause, N. W. T. Quinn, H. Scholten, R. S. Sojda, and F. Villa

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Intelligent Environmental Decision Support Systems, M. Sànchez-Marrè, K. Gibert, R. S. Sojda, J. P. Steyer, P. Struss, I. Rodríguez-Roda, J. Comas, V. Brilhante, and E. A. Roehl

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The Ecological Future of the North American Bison: Conceiving Long-Term, Large-Scale Conservation of Wildlife, Eric W. Sanderson, Kent H. Redford, Bill Weber, Keith Aune, Dick Baldes, Joel Berger, Dave Carter, Charles Curtin, James N. Derr, Steve Dobrott, Eva Fearn, Craig Fleener, Steve Forrest, Craig Gerlach, C. Cormack Gates, John E. Gross, Peter Gogan, Shaun Grassel, Jodi A. Hilty, Marv Jensen, Kyran Kunkel, Duane Lammers, Rurik List, Karen Minkowski, Tom Olson, Chris Pague, Paul B. Robertson, and Bob Stephenson

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Comparison of total mercury and methylmercury cycling at five sites using the small watershed approach, James B. Shanley, M. Alisa Mast, Donald H. Campbell, George R. Aiken, David P. Krabbenhoft, Randall J. Hunt, John F. Walker, Paul F. Schuster, Ann Chalmers, Brent T. Aulenbach, Norman E. Peters, Mark Marvin-DiPasquale, David W. Clow, and Martin M. Shafer

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Relating groundwater to seasonal wetlands in southeastern Wisconsin, USA, John D. Skalbeck, Donald M. Reed, Randall J. Hunt, and Jamie D. Lambert

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Using the FORE-SCE model to project land-cover change in the southeastern United States, Terry Sohl and Kristi Sayler

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Estimation of Groundwater and Nutrient Fluxes to the Neuse River Estuary, North Carolina, Timothy B. Spruill and John F. Bratton

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Occurrence and Fate of Pesticides in Four Contrasting Agricultural Settings in the United States, Gregory V. Steele, Henry M. Johnson, Mark W. Sandstrom, Paul D. Capel, and Jack E. Barbash

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Geochemical Evidence for Hydroclimatic Variability over the Last 2460 Years from Crevice Lake in Yellowstone National Park, USA, Lora R. Stevens and Walter E. Dean

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Influence of plankton mercury dynamics and trophic pathways on mercury concentrations of top predator fish of a mining-impacted reservoir, A. Robin Stewart, Michael K. Saiki, James S. Kuwabara, Charles N. Alpers, Mark Marvin-DiPasquale, and David P. Krabbenhoft

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Movements of Wintering Dunlin Calidris alpina and Changing Habitat Availability in an Agricultural Wetland Landscape, Oriane W. Taft, Peter M. Sanzenbacher, and Susan M. Haig

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Pesticides in Rain in Four Agricultural Watersheds in the United States, Jason R. Vogel, Michael S. Majewski, and Paul D. Capel

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The Overmyer Mastodon (Mammut americanum) from Fulton County, Indiana, Neal Woodman and Jon W. Branstrator

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Order Soricomorpha Gregory, 1910, Neal Woodman and Jaime Péfaur

2007

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Another Water Budget Myth: The Significance of Recoverable Ground Water in Storage, William M. Alley

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The Art and Science of Weed Mapping, David T. Barnett, Thomas J. Stohlgren, Catherine S. Jarnevich, Geneva W. Chong, Jenny A. Ericson, Tracy R. Davern, and Sara E. Simonson

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Development of the California Current during the past 12,000 yr based on diatoms and silicoflagellates, John A. Barron and David Bukry

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Solar Forcing of Gulf of California Climate During The Past 2000 Yr Suggested by Diatoms and Silicoflagellates, John A. Barron and David Bukry

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Surface-exposure ages of Front Range moraines that may have formed during the Younger Dryas, 8.2 cal ka, and Little Ice Age events, Larry Benson, Richard Madole, Peter Kubik, and Richard McDonald

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ANASAZI (PRE-COLUMBIAN NATIVE-AMERICAN) MIGRATIONS DURING THE MIDDLE-12TH AND LATE-13TH CENTURIES – WERE THEY DROUGHT INDUCED?, Larry Benson, Kenneth Petersen, and John Stein

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Possible impacts of early-11th-, middle-12th-, and late-13th-century droughts on western Native Americans and the Mississippian Cahokians, Larry V. Benson, Michael S. Berry, Edward A. Jolie, Jerry D. Spangler, David W. Stahle, and Eugene M. Hattori

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Sexual Selection Drives Speciation in an Amazonian Frog, Kathryn E. Boul, Chris Funk, Catherine R. Darst, David C. Cannatella, and Michael J. Ryan

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Microbial sulfate reduction and metal attenuation in pH 4 acid mine water, Clinton D. Church, Richard T. Wilkin, Charles N. Alpers, Robert O. Rye, and R. Blaine McCleskey

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Late Cenozoic Climate Changes in China’s Western Interior: A Review of Research on Lake Qinghai and Comparison with Other Records, Steven M. Colman, Shi-Yong Yua, Zhisheng Anc, Ji Shend, and A.C.G. Henderson

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Peptidomic analysis of skin secretions supports separate species status for the tailed frogs, Ascaphus truei and Ascaphus montanus, J. Michael Conlon, Catherine R. Bevier, Laurent Coquet, Jérôme Leprince, Thierry Jouenne, Hubert Vaudry, and Blake R. Hossack

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Amphibians and Disease: Implications for Conservation in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Paul Stephen Corn

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Passive Aerobic Treatment of Net-Alkaline, Iron-Laden Drainage from a Flooded Underground Anthracite Mine, Pennsylvania, USA, Charles A. Cravotta III

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Evidence of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, Feline Leukemia Virus, and Toxoplasma gondii in Feral Cats on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, Raymond M. Danner, Daniel M. Goltz, Steven C. Hess, and Paul C. Banko

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Soil nematode communities are ecologically more mature beneath late- than early-successional stage biological soil crusts, Brian J. Darby, Deborah A. Neher, and Jayne Belnap

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Sediment Geochemical Records of Productivity and Oxygen Depletion Along the Margin of Western North America During the Past 60,000 Years: Teleconnections with Greenland Ice and the Cariaco Basin, Walter E. Dean

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Comparison of local- to regional-scale estimates of ground-water recharge in Minnesota, USA, Geoffrey N. Delin, Richard W. Healy, David L. Lorenz, and John R. Nimmo

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Factors Influencing Movement Probabilities of Big Brown Bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in Buildings, Laura E. Ellison, Thomas J. O’Shea, Daniel J. Neubaum, and Richard Bowen

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Seismology inside the Fault Zone: Applications to Fault-Zone Properties and Rupture Dynamics, William L. Ellsworth, Peter E. Malin, Kazutoshi Imanishi, Steven W. Roecker, Robert Nadeau, Volder Oye, Clifford H. Thurber, Felix Waldhauser, Namoi L. Boness, Stephen H. Hickman, and Mark D. Zoback

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Return to the wild: Translocation as a tool in conservation of the Desert Tortoise (Gopherus agassizii), Kimberleigh J. Field, C. Richard Tracy, Philip A. Medica, Ronald W. Marlow, and Paul Stephen Corn

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Integrating laboratory creep compaction data with numerical fault models: A Bayesian framework, Delphine D. Fitzenz, André Jalobeanu, and Stephen H. Hickman

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Microsatellite loci for distinguishing spotted owls (Strix occidentalis), barred owls (Strix varia), and their hybrids, W. Chris Funk, Thomas D. Mullins, Eric D. Forsman, and Susan M. Haig

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Conservation Genetics of Snowy Plovers (Charadrius alexandrinus) in the Western Hemisphere: Population Genetic Structure and Delineation of Subspecies, W. Chris Funk, Thomas D. Mullins, and Susan M. Haig

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Latin Hypercube Approach to Estimate Uncertainty in Ground Water Vulnerability, Jason J. Gurdak, John E. McCray, Geoffrey Thyne, and Sharon L. Qi

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Post-Breeding Habitat Use By Adult Boreal Toads (Bufo boreas) After Wildfire in Glacier National Park, USA, C. Gregory Guscio, Blake R. Hossack, Lisa A. Eby, and Paul Stephen Corn

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Using population genetic tools to develop a control strategy for feral cats (Felis catus) in Hawai‘i, Heidi Hansen, Steven C. Hess, David Cole, and Paul C. Banko

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Structure and Properties of the San Andreas Fault in Central California: Recent Results from the SAFOD Experiment, Stephen Hickman, Mark Zoback, William Ellsworth, Naomi Boness, Peter Malin, Steven Roecker, and Clifford Thurber

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Aquifer-scale controls on the distribution of nitrate and ammonium in ground water near La Pine, Oregon, USA, Stephen R. Hinkle, J. K. Böhlke, John H. Duff, David S. Morgan, and Rodney J. Weick

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Wildfire Effects on Water Temperature and Selection of Breeding Sites by the Boreal Toad (Bufo Boreas) in Seasonal Wetlands, Blake R. Hossack and Paul Stephen Corn

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Performance evaluation of spectral vegetation indices using a statistical sensitivity function, Lei Ji and Albert J. Peters

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Conservation Biology for Suites of Species: Demographic Modeling for Pacific Island Kingfishers, Dylan C. Kesler and Susan M. Haig

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Multiscale Habitat Use and Selection in Cooperatively Breeding Micronesian Kingfishers, Dylan C. Kesler and Susan M. Haig

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Territoriality, Prospecting, and Dispersal in Cooperatively Breeding Micronesian Kingfishers (Todiramphus cinnamominus reichenbachii), Dylan C. Kesler and Susan M. Haig

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Evaluation of an Experimental LiDAR for Surveying a Shallow, Braided, Sand-Bedded River, Paul J. Kinzel, C. Wayne Wright, Jonathan M. Nelson, and Aaron R. Burman

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The Russell Gold Deposit, Carolina Slate Belt, North Carolina, Terry Klein, Charles Cunningham, M.A.V. Logan, and Robert R. Seal II

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Effects of Sorbate Speciation on Sorption of Selected Sulfonamides in Three Loamy Soils, Sudarshan Kurwadkar, Craig Adams, Michael Meyer, and Dana Kolpin

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A Regression Model to Estimate Regional Ground Water Recharge, David Lorenz and Geoffrey N. Delin

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Observer Bias in Anuran Call Surveys, Aaron Lotz and Craig R. Allen

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Arsenic incorporation into authigenic pyrite, Bengal Basin sediment, Bangladesh, Heather A. Lowers, George N. Breit, Andrea L. Foster, John Whitney, James Yount, Md. Nehal Uddin, and Ad. Atual Muneem

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An evaluation of selenium concentrations in water, sediment, invertebrates, and fish from the Solomon River Basin, Thomas W. May, James F. Fairchild, Jim D. Petty, Michael J. Walther, Jeff Lucero, Mike Delvaux, Jill Manring, and M. Armbruster

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Airborne dust transport to the eastern Pacific Ocean off southern California: Evidence from San Clemente Island, Daniel R. Muhs, James Budahn, Marith Reheis, Jossh Beann, Gary Skipp, and Eric Fisher

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Geochemical evidence for African dust inputs to soils of western Atlantic islands: Barbados, the Bahamas, and Florida, Daniel R. Muhs, James R. Budahn, Joseph M. Prospero, and Steven N. Carey

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Factors influencing ground-water recharge in the eastern United States, Bernard T. Nolan, Richard W. Healy, Patrick E. Taber, Kimberlie Perkins, Kerie J. Hitt, and David M. Wolock

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Saprolegniaceae identified on amphibian eggs throughout the Pacific Northwest, USA, by internal transcribed spacer sequences and phylogenetic analysis, Jill E. Petrisko, Christopher A. Pearl, David S. Pilliod, Peter P. Sheridan, Charles F. Williams, Charles R. Peterson, and R. Bruce Bury

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Accumulation of metals in fish from lead–zinc mining areas of southeastern Missouri, USA, Christopher J. Schmitt, William G. Brumbaugh, and Thomas W. May

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Biomarkers of metals exposure in fish from lead-zinc mining areas of Southeastern Missouri, USA, Christopher J. Schmitt, Jeffrey J. Whyte, Aaron P. Roberts, Mandy L. Annis, Thomas W. May, and Donald E. Tillitt

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San Andreas Fault Zone Mineralogy, Geochemistry, and Physical Properties from SAFOD Cuttings and Core, John G. Solum, Stephen Hickman, David A. Lockner, Sheryl Tembe, Jim P. Evans, Sarah D. Draper, D. C. Barton, David L. Kirschner, Judith S. Chester, Frederick M. Chester, Ben A. van der Pluijm, Anja M. Schleicher, Diane E. Moore, Carolyn Morrow, Kelly Bradbury, Wendy M. Calvin, and Teng-fong Wong

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Evaluating Discontinuities in Complex Systems: Toward Quantitative Measures of Resilience, Craig Stow, Craig R. Allen, and Ahjond S. Garmestani

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Loess sedimentation in Tibet: provenance, processes, and link with Quaternary glaciations, Jimin Sun, Sheng-Hua Li, Daniel R. Muhs, and Bo Li

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Source parameters of a M4.8 and its accompanying repeating earthquakes off Kamaishi, NE Japan: Implications for the hierarchical structure of asperities and earthquake cycle, Naoki Uchida, Toru Matsuzawa, William L. Ellsworth, Kazutoshi Imanishi, Tomomi Okada, and Akira Hasegawa

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Identifying Fecal Sources in a Selected Catchment Reach Using Multiple Source-Tracking Tools, Jason R. Vogel, Donald M. Stoeckel, Regina Lamendella, Ronald B. Zelt, Jorge W. Santo Domingo, Steven R. Walker, and Daniel B. Oerther

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Butterfly responses to prairie restoration through fire and grazing, Jennifer A. Vogel, Diane M. Debinski, Rolf R. Koford, and James R. Miller

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Pesticide And Transformation Product Detections And Age-Dating Relations From Till And Sand Deposits, Kelly L. Warner and William S. Morrow

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A new species of nectar-feeding bat, genus Lonchophylla, from western Colombia and western Ecuador (Mammalia: Chiroptera: Phyllostomidae), Neal Woodman

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Simulation and observations of annual density banding in skeletons of Montastraea (Cnidaria: Scleractinia) growing under thermal stress associated with ocean warming, Ferenc P. Worum, Juan P. Carricart-Ganivet, Larry Benson, and Duncan Golicher

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Stress orientations of Taiwan Chelungpu-Fault Drilling Project (TCDP) hole-A as observed from geophysical logs, Hung-Yu Wu, Kuo-Fong Ma, Mark Zoback, Naomi Boness, Hisao Ito, Jih-Hao Hung, and U.S. Geological Survey

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Adaptive data-driven models for estimating carbon fluxes in the Northern Great Plains, Bruce K. Wylie, Eugene A. Fosnight, Tagir G. Gilmanov, Albert B. Frank, Jack A. Morgan, Marshall R. Haferkamp, and Tilden P. Meyers

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Late Quaternary Paleoenvironments of an Ephemeral Wetland in North Dakota, USA: Relative Interactions of Ground-Water Hydrology and Climate Change, Catherine H. Yansa, Walter E. Dean, and Edward C. Murphy

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Evaluation and comparison of gross primary production estimates for the Northern Great Plains grasslands, Li Zhang, Bruce K. Wylie, Thomas Loveland, Eugene A. Fosnight, Larry L. Tieszen, Lei Ji, and Tagir G. Gilmanov

2006

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Discontinuities in ecological data, Craig R. Allen

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Sprawl and the Resilience of Humans and Nature: an Introduction to the Special Feature, Craig R. Allen

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A Framework for Spatial Risk Assessments: Potential Impacts of Nonindigenous Invasive Species on Native Species, Craig R. Allen, Alan R. Johnson, and Alan R. Johnson

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Seasonal and spatial patterns of metals at a restored copper mine site. I. Stream copper and zinc, Dustin G. Bambic, Charles N. Alpers, Peter G. Green, Eileen Fanelli, and Wendy K. Silk