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

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2020

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Prehistoric Chaco Canyon, New Mexico: Empty Pilgrimage Center of the Anasazi Hegemony, Larry Benson, John R. Stein, and Richard W. Loose

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Uptake, Metabolism, and Elimination of Fungicides from Coated Wheat Seeds in Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica), Michael S. Gross, Thomas G. Bean, Michelle L. Hladik, Barnett A. Rattner, and Kathryn M. Kuivila

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Uptake, Metabolism, and Elimination of Fungicides from Coated Wheat Seeds in Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica), Michael S. Gross, Thomas G. Bean, Michelle L. Hladik, Barnett A. Rattner, and Kathryn M. Kuivila

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Acoustic space occupancy: Combining ecoacoustics and lidar to model biodiversity variation and detection bias across heterogeneous landscapes, Danielle I. Rappaport, J. Andrew Royle, and Douglas C. Morton

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Acoustic space occupancy: Combining ecoacoustics and lidar to model biodiversity variation and detection bias across heterogeneous landscapes, Danielle I. Rappaport, J. Andrew Royle, and Douglas C. Morton

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Implementation of an occupancy-based monitoring protocol for a widespread and cryptic species, the New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis), Colin P. Shea, Mitchell J. Eaton, and Darryl I. MacKenzie

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Human-associated species dominate passerine communities across the United States, Helen R. Sofaer, Curtis H. Flather, Catherine S. Jarnevich, and Kristin P. Davis

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Human-associated species dominate passerine communities across the United States, Helen R. Sofaer, Curtis H. Flather, Catherine S. Jarnevich, Kristin P. Davis, and Liba Pejchar

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Ecosystem processes, land cover, climate, and human settlement shape dynamic distributions for golden eagle across the western US, J.D. Tack, B.R. Noon, Z.H. Bowen, and B.C. Fedy

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Adjusting the lens of invasion biology to focus on the impacts of climate-driven range shifts, Piper D. Wallingford, Toni Lyn Morelli, Jenica M. Allen, Evelyn M. Beaury, Dana M. Blumenthal, Bethany A. Bradley, Jeffrey S. Dukes, Regan Early, Emily J. Fusco, Deborah E. Goldberg, Inés Ibáñez, Brittany B. Laginhas, Montserrat Vilà, and Cascade J.B. Sorte

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Adjusting the lens of invasion biology to focus on the impacts of climate-driven range shifts, Piper D. Wallingford, Toni Lyn Morelli, Jenica M. Allen, Evelyn M. Beaury, Dana M. Blumenthal, Bethany A. Bradley, Jeffrey S. Dukes, Regan Early, Emily J. Fusco, Deborah E. Goldberg, Inés Ibáñez, Brittany B. Laginhas, Montserrat Vilà, and Cascade J.B. Sorte

2019

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Chaco Canyon, New Mexico: A Caretaker City and a Pilgrimage Destination, Larry Benson, Deanna N. Grimstead, John R. Stein, David A. Roth, and Terry I. Plowman

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Spatial conservation planning under uncertainty: adapting to climate change risks using modern portfolio theory, Mitchell J. Eaton, Simeon Yurek, Zulqarnain Haider, Julien Martin, Fred A. Johnson, Bradley J. Udell, Hadi Charkhgard, and Changhyun Kwon

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Spatial conservation planning under uncertainty: adapting to climate change risks using modern portfolio theory, Mitchell J. Eaton, Simeon Yurek, Zulqarnain Haider, Julien Martin, Fred Johnson, Bradley J. Udell, Hadi Charkhgard, and Changhyun Kwon

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Growth, Condition, and Trophic Relations of Stocked Trout in Southern Appalachian Mountain Streams, Jesse R. Fischer, Thomas J. Kwak, H. Jared Flowers, W. Gregory Cope, Jacob M. Rash, and Douglas A. Besler

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Seismic evidence for significant melt beneath the Long Valley Caldera, California, USA, Ashton F. Flinders, David R. Shelly, Philip B. Dawson, David P. Hill, Barbara Tripoli, and Yang Shen

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Coastal Wetlands: A Synthesis, Charles S. Hopkinson, Eric Wolanski, Mark M. Brinson, Daonald R. Cahoon, and Gerardo M.E. Perillo

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Coastal Wetlands: A Synthesis, Charles S. Hopkinson, Eric Wolanski, Mark M. Brinson, Donald R. Cahoon, and Gerardo M.E. Perillo

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Flow alteration-ecology relationships in Ozark Highland streams: Consequences for fish, crayfish and macroinvertebrate assemblages, Dustin T. Lynch, Douglas R. easure, and Daniel D. Magoulick

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Flow alteration-ecology relationships in Ozark Highland streams: Consequences for fish, crayfish and macroinvertebrate assemblages, Dustin Thomas Lynch, Douglas R. Leasure, and Daniel D. Magoulick

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Management regime and habitat response influence abundance of regal fritillary (Speyeria idalia) in tallgrass prairie, K. McCullough, G. Albanese, D.A. Haukos, A.M. Ricketts, and S. Stratton

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Promoting Change in Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Nest Site Selection to Minimize Construction Related Disturbance., Peter C. McGowan, Jeffery D. Sullivan, Carl R. Callahan, William Schultz, Jennifer L. Wall, and Diann J. Prosser

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Promoting Change in Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) Nest Site Selection to Minimize Construction Related Disturbance., Peter C. McGowan, Jeffery D. Sullivan, Carl R. Callahan, William Schultz, Jennifer L. Wall, and Diann J. Prosser

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Newgeochemical evidence for the origin of North America's largest dune field, the Nebraska Sand Hills, central Great Plains, USA, Daniel R. Muhs and James R. Budahn

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Little islands recording global events: late Quaternary sea level history and paleozoogeography of Santa Barbara and Anacapa Islands, Channel Islands National Park, California, Daniel R. Muhs and Lindsey T. Groves

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The antiquity of the Sahara Desert: New evidence from the mineralogy and geochemistry of Pliocene paleosols on the Canary Islands, Spain, Daniel R. Muhs, Joaquín Meco, James R. Budahn, Gary L. Skipp, Juan F. Betancort, and Alejandro Lomoschitz

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Notes and Discussion Piece: Status of the Topeka Shiner in Iowa, Clay L. Pierce, Nicholas T. Simpson, Alexander P. Bybel, Courtney L. Zambory, Michael J. Weber, and Kevin J. Roe

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Implementation of an occupancy-based monitoring protocol for a widespread and cryptic species, the New England cottontail (Sylvilagus transitionalis), Colin P. Shea, Mitchell J. Eaton, and Darryl I. MacKenzie

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Ecosystem processes, land cover, climate, and human settlement shape dynamic distributions for golden eagle across the western US, J.D. Tack, B.R. Noon, Z.H. Bowen, and B.C. Fedy

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Optimizing historic preservation under climate change: Decision support for cultural resource adaptation planning in national parks, Xiao Xiao, Erin Seekamp, Max Post van der Burg, Mitchell Eaton, Sandra Fatorić, and Allie McCreary

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Optimizing historic preservation under climate change: Decision support for cultural resource adaptation planning in national parks, Xiao Xiao, Erin Seekamp, Max Post van der Burg, Mitchell Eaton, Sandra Fatorić, and Allie McCreary

2018

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Nonbreeding Duck Use at Central Flyway National Wildlife Refuges, Kent Andersson, Craig A. Davis, Grant Harris, and David A. Haukos

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Evaluating Restored Tidal Freshwater Wetlands, Andrew H. Baldwin1,; Richard S. Hammerschlag; and Donald R. Cahoon

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Evaluating Restored Tidal Freshwater Wetlands, Andrew H. Baldwin, Richard S. Hammerschlag, and Donald R. Cahoon

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Variation in home range size and patterns in adult female American crocodiles Crocodylus acutus, Jeffrey S. Beauchamp, Kristen M. Hart, Michael S. Cherkiss, and Frank J. Mazzotti

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Estimating dominant runoff modes across the conterminous United States, Brian Buchanan, Daniel A. Auerbach, James Knighton, Darrick Evensen, Daniel R. Fuka, Zachary Easton, Michael Wieczorek, Josephine A. Archibald, Brandon McWilliams, and Todd Walter

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Exotic Invasive Pomacea maculata (Giant Apple Snail) Will Depredate Eggs of Frog and Toad Species of the Southeastern US, Jacoby Carter, Darren Johnson, and Sergio Merino

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Spectrally based bathymetric mapping of a dynamic, sandbedded channel: Niobrara River, Nebraska, USA, E. Dilbone, C.J. Legleiter, J.S. Alexander, and B. McElroy

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The Global Food-Energy-Water Nexus, Paolo D’Odorico, Kyle Frankel Davis, Lorenzo Rosa, Joel A. Carr, Davide Chiarelli, Jampel Dell’Angelo, Jessica Gephart, Graham K. MacDonald, David A. Seekell, Samir Suweis, and Maria Cristina Rulli

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The Global Food-Energy-Water Nexus, Paolo D’Odorico, Kyle Frankel Davis, Lorenzo Rosa, Joel A. Carr, Davide Chiarelli, Jampel Dell’Angelo, Jessica Gephart, Graham K. MacDonald, David A. Seekell, Samir Suweis, and Maria Cristina Rulli

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The flathead catfish invasion of the Great Lakes, Pam L. Fuller and Gary E. Whelan

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Marine Threats Overlap Key Foraging Habitat for Two Imperiled Sea Turtle Species in the Gulf of Mexico, Kristen M. Hart, Autumn R. Iverson, Ikuko Fujisaki, Margaret M. Lamont, David Bucklin, and Donna J. Shaver

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Serum proteins in healthy and diseased Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris), J.W. Harvey, K.E. Harr, D. Murphy, M.T. Walsh, M. de Wit, and R.K. Bonde

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Evaluation of Potential Translocation Sites for an Imperiled Cyprinid, the Hornyhead Chub, Brian T. Hickerson and Annika W. Walters

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Vegetation responses to sagebrush-reduction treatments measured by satellites, Aaron N. Johnston, Erik A. Beever, Jerod A. Merkle, and Geneva Chong

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Irrigated agriculture and future climate change effects on groundwater recharge, northern High Plains aquifer, USA, Zachary H. Lauffenburger, Jason J. Gurdak, Chris Hobza, and Duane Woodward

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Further Evidence for the Invasion and Establishment of Pterois volitans (Teleostei: Scorpaenidae) Along the Atlantic Coast of the United States, H. Scott Meister, David M. Wyanski, Joshua K. Loefer, Steve W. Ross, Andrea M. Quattrini, and Kenneth J. Sulak

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Ancient convergent losses of Paraoxonase 1 yield potential risks for modern marine mammals, Wynn K. Meyer, Jerrica Jamison, Rebecca Richter, Stacy E. Woods, Raghavendran Partha, Amanda Kowalczyk, Charles Kronk, Maria Chikina, Robert K. Bonde, Daniel E. Crocker, Joseph Gaspard, Janet M. Lanyon, Judit Marsillach, Clement E. Furlong, and Nathan L. Clark

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Relationships between landscape constraints and a crayfish assemblage with consideration of competitor presence, Joshua B. Mouser, Robert Mollenhauer, and Shannon K. Brewer

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T.D.A. Cockerell (1866–1948) of the University of Colorado: his contributions to the natural history of the California islands and the establishment of Channel Islands National Monument, Daniel R. Muhs

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Geochemistry and mineralogy of late Quaternary loess in the upper Mississippi River valley, USA: Provenance and correlation with Laurentide Ice Sheet history, Daniel R. Muhs, E. Arthur Bettis III, and Gary L. Skipp

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Origin of last-glacial loess in the western Yukon-Tanana Upland, central Alaska, USA, Daniel R. Muhs, Jeffrey S. Pigati, James R. Budahn, Gary L. Skipp, E Arthur Bettis III, and Britta Jensen

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Designing a Protected Area to Safeguard Imperiled Species from Urbanization, Stephanie S. Romanach, Brad Stith, and Fred A. Johnson

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Fight and air exposure times of caught and released salmonids from the South Fork Snake River, Curtis J. Roth, Daniel J. Schill, and Michael C. Quist

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Organochlorine Chemical Residues in Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) Eggs from Greater Washington, DC USA, Christopher J. Schmitt, Kathy E. Echols, Paul H. Peterman, Carl E. Orazio, K. Christiana Grim, Shirlee Tan, Nora E. Diggs, and Peter P. Marra

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Correction to: Organochlorine Chemical Residues in Northern Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) Eggs from Greater Washington, DC USA, Christopher J. Schmitt, Kathy R. Echols, Paul H. Peterman, Carl E. Orazio, K. Christiana Grim, Shirlee Tan, Nora E. Diggs, and Peter P. Marra

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Evaluating the Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey for Scaup, Michael L. Schummer, Alan D. Afton, Shannon S. Badzinski, Scott A. Petrie, Glenn H. Olsen, and Mark A. Mitchell

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Evaluating the Waterfowl Breeding Population and Habitat Survey for Scaup, Michael L. Schummer, Alan D. Afton, Shannon S. Badzinski, Scott A. Petrie, Glenn H. Olsen, and Mark A. Mitchell

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Global dynamics of a mutualism–competition model with one resource and multiple consumers, Yuanshi Wang, Hong Wu, and Donald L. DeAngelis

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Macrobenthic infaunal communities associated with deep‐sea hydrocarbon seeps in the northern Gulf of Mexico, Travis W. Washburn, Amanda W. J. Demopoulos, and Paul A. Montagna

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Phytoforensics: Trees as bioindicators of potential indoor exposure via vapor intrusion, Jordan L. Wilson, V. A. Samaranayake, Matt A. Limmer, and Joel G. Burken

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Internal parasites of the two subspecies of the West Indian manatee Trichechus manatus, Heidi Wyrosdick, Alycia Chapman, Antonio A. Mignucci-Giannoni, Carla I. Rivera-Pérez, and Robert K. Bonde

2017

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Micronuclei and Other Erythrocyte Nuclear Abnormalities in Fishes from the Great Lakes Basin,USA, Ryan P. Braham, Vicki S. Blazer, Cassidy H. Shaw, and Patricia M. Mazik

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Design Tradeoffs in Long-Term Research for Stream Salamanders, Adrianne B. Brand and Evan H. Campbell Grant

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Linking Animals Aloft with the Terrestrial Landscape, Jeffrey J. Buler, Wylie C. Barrow Jr., Matthew E. Boone, Deanna K. Dawson, Robert H. Diehl, Frank R. Moore, Lori A. Randall, Timothy D. Schreckengost, and Jaclyn A. Smolinsky

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Linking Animals Aloft with the Terrestrial Landscape, Jeffrey J. Buler, Wylie C. Barrow Jr., Matthew E. Boone, Deanna K. Dawson, Robert H. Diehl, Frank R. Moore, Lori A. Randall, Timothy D. Schreckengost, and Jaclyn A. Smolinsky

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Sensitivity of mangrove range limits to climate variability, Kyle C. Cavanaugh, Michael J. Osland, Remi Bardou, Gustavo Hinojosa-Arango, Juan M. Lopez-Vivas, John D. Parker, and Andre S. Rovai

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Degradation of Crude 4‑MCHM (4-Methylcyclohexanemethanol) in Sediments from Elk River, West Virginia, Isabelle M. Cozzarelli; Denise M. Akob; Mary Jo Baedecker; Tracey Spencer; Jeanne Jaeschke; Darren S. Dunlap; Adam C. Mumford; Amisha T, Poret-Peterson; and Douglas B. Chambers

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Balancing stability and flexibility in adaptive governance: an analysis of tools available in U.S. environmental law, Robin Kundis Craig, Ahjond S. Garmestani, Craig R. Allen, Craig Anthony (Tony) Arnold, Hannah E. Birge, Hannah Birge, Daniel A. DeCaro, Alexander K. Fremier, Alexander K. Fremier, Hannah Gosnell, and Edella C. Schlager

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Floristic Quality Index and Forested Floristic Quality Index: Assessment Tools for Restoration Projects and Monitoring Sites in Coastal Louisiana, Kari F. Cretini, William B. Wood, Jenneke M. Visser, Ken W. Krauss, Leigh Anne Sharp, Gregory D. Steyer, Gary P. Shaffer, and Sarai C. Piazza

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Extending the Habitat Concept to the Airspace, Robert H. Diehl, Anna C. Peterson, Rachel T. Bolus, and Douglas Johnson

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Extending the Habitat Concept to the Airspace, Robert H. Diehl, Anna C. Peterson, Rachel T. Bolus, and Douglas Johnson

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Channel-planform evolution in four rivers of Olympic National Park, Washington, USA: the roles of physical drivers and trophic cascades, Amy E. East, Kurt J. Jenkins, Patricia J. Happe, Jennifer A. Bountry, Timothy J. Beechie, Mark C. Mastin, Joel B. Sankey, and Timothy J. Randle

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Greater Sage-Grouse Population Trends Across Wyoming, David R. Edmunds, Cameron L. Aldridge, Michael S. O'Donnell, and Adrian P. Monroe

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Temporal shift of sea turtle nest sites in an eroding barrier island beach, Ikuko Fujisaki, Margaret Lamont, and Ray Carthy

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Vegetation response to invasive Tamarix control in southwestern U.S. rivers: a collaborative study including 416 sites, Eduardo Gonzalez, Anna A. Sher, Robert M. Anderson, Robin F. Bay, Daniel W. Bean, Gabriel J. Bissonnete, Berenger Bourgeois, David J. Cooper, Kara Dohrenwend, Kim D. Eichhorst, Hishma El Waer, Deborah K. Kennard, Rebecca Harms-Weissinger, Annie L. Henry, Lori J. Makarick, Steven M. Ostoja, Lindsay V. Reynolds, W. Wright Robinson, and Patrick B. Shafroth

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Integrating future scenario-based crop expansion and crop conditions to map switchgrass biofuel potential in eastern Nebraska, USA, Yingxin Gu and Bruce K. Wylie

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Habitat mosaics and path analysis can improve biological conservation of aquatic biodiversity in ecosystems with low-head dams, Sean M. Hitchman, Martha E. Mather, Joseph M. Smith, and Jane S. Fencl

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Cytonuclear discordance in the Florida Everglades invasive Burmese python (Python bivittatus) population reveals possible hybridization with the Indian python (P. molurus), Margaret E. Hunter, Nathan A. Johnson, Brian J. Smith, Michelle C. Davis, John S.S. Butterfield, Ray W. Snow, and Kristen M. Hart

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Challenges for creating a site-specific groundwater-use record for the Ozark Plateaus aquifer system (central USA) from 1900 to 2010, Katherine J. Knierim, Anna M. Nottmeier, Scott Worland, Drew A. Westerman, and Brian R. Clark

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Weathering and erosion of fractured bedrock systems, Marina I. Lebedeva and Susan L. Brantley

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Simulating the effects of management practices on cropland soilorganic carbon changes in the Temperate Prairies Ecoregion of theUnited States from 1980 to 2012, Zhengpeng Li, Shuguang Liu, Zhengxi Tan, Terry L. Sohl, and Yiping Wu

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Effects of Industrial and Investigator Disturbance on Arctic-Nesting Geese, Brandt W. Meixell and Paul L. Flint

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Camera system considerations for geomorphic applications of SfM photogrammetry, Adam R. Mosbrucker, Jon J. Major, Kurt R. Spicer, and John Pitlick

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Evaluation of simple geochemical indicators of aeolian sand provenance: Late Quaternary dune fields of North America revisited, Daniel R. Muhs

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The geochemistry of loess: Asian and North American deposits compared, Daniel R. Muhs

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Quaternary sea-level history and the origin of the northernmost coastal aeolianites in the Americas: Channel Islands National Park, California, USA, Daniel R. Muhs, Jeffrey S. Pigati, R. Randall Schumann, Gary L. Skipp, Naomi Porat, and Stephen B. DeVogel

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Late Quaternary uplift along the North America-Caribbean plate boundary: Evidence from the sea level record of Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Daniel R. Muhs, Eugene S. Schweig, Kathleen R. Simmons, and Robert B. Halley

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Review of A Chorus of Cranes: The Cranes of North America and the World by Paul A. Johnsgard, Aaron T. Pearse

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Lack of Observed Movement Response to Lead Exposure of California Condors, Sharon A. Poessel, Joseph Brandt, Linda Uyeda, Molly Astell, and Todd E. Katzner

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δ13C and δ15N in the endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle Lepidochelys kempii after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Kimberly J. Reich, Melania C. López-Castro, Donna J. Shaver, Claire Iseton, Kristen M. Hart, Michael J. Hooper, and Christopher J. Schmitt

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Moving from Generalisations to Specificity about Mangrove –Saltmarsh Dynamics, Kerrylee Rogers and Ken W. Krauss

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The Aerosphere as a Network Connector of Organisms and Their Diseases, Jeremy D. Ross, Eli S. Bridge, Diann J. Prosser, and John Y. Takekawa

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Semi-Arid Grassland Bird Responses to Patch-Burn Grazing and Drought, Susan K. Skagen, David J. Augustine, and Justin D. Derner

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FLOOD EFFECTS PROVIDE EVIDENCE OF AN ALTERNATE STABLE STATE FROM DAM MANAGEMENT ON THE UPPER MISSOURI RIVER, K. Skalak, A. Benthem, C. Hupp, E. Schenk, J. Galloway, and R. Nustad

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Assessment of Frequency and Duration of Point Counts When Surveying for Golden Eagle Presence, Ben R. Skipper, Clint W. Boal, Jo-Szu Tsai, and Mark R. Fuller

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Diet Composition of Age-0 Fishes in Created Habitats of the Lower Missouri River, Trevor A. Starks and James M. Long

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Variation in δ15N and δ13C values of forages for Arctic caribou: effects of location, phenology and simulated digestion, Lindsay L. Vansomeren, Perry S. Barboza, David D. Gustine, and M. Syndonia Bret-Harte

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Comparison of Acoustic Recorders and Field Observers for Monitoring Tundra Bird Communities, Skyler T. Vold, Colleen M. Handel, and Lance B. McNew

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Smartphone Technologies and Bayesian Networks to Assess Shorebird Habitat Selection, Sara L. Zeigler, E. Robert Thieler, Benjamin T. Gutierrez, Nathaniel G. Plant, Megan Hines, James D. Fraser, and Daniel H. Catlin