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

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2007

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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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Evaluation of Potentially Nonlethal Sampling Methods for Monitoring Mercury Concentrations in Smallmouth Bass (Micropterus dolomieu), Christopher J. Schmitt and W. G. Brumbaugh

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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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Demersal fishes associated with Lophelia pertusa coral and hard-substrate biotopes on the continental slope, northern Gulf of Mexico, Kenneth J. Sulak, R. Allen Brooks, Kirsten E. Luke, April D. Norem, Michael Randall, Andrew J. Quaid, George E. Yeargin, Jana M. Miller, William M. Harden, John H. Caruso, and Steve W. Ross

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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

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Modeling Approaches in Avian Conservation and the Role of Field Biologists, Steven R. Beissinger, Jeffrey R. Walters, Donald G. Catanzaro, Kimberly G. Smith, John B. Dunning Jr., Susan M. Haig, Barry R. Noon, and Bradley M. Stith

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The Agricultural Productivity of Chaco Canyon and the Source(s) of Pre-Hispanic Maize Found in Pueblo Bonito, Larry Benson, John Stein, Howard Taylor, Richard Friedman, and Thomas C. Windes

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Isotope sourcing of prehistoric willow and tule textiles recovered from western Great Basin rock shelters and caves e proof of concept, L.V. Benson, E.M. Hattori, H. E. Taylor, S.R. Poulson, and E.A. Jolie

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Multi-Species Patterns Of Avian Cholera Mortality In Nebraska’s Rainwater Basin, Julie A. Blanchong, Michael D. Samuel, and Gene Mack

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Abundance and distribution of selected elements in soils, stream sediments, and selected forage plants from desert tortoise habitats in the Mojave and Colorado deserts, USA, M. A. Chaffee and K. H. Berry

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Simulation of solute movement through wellbores to characterize public supply well contaminant vulnerability in the High Plains Aquifer, York, Nebraska, Brian R. Clark, Matthew K. Landon, Leon J. Kauffman, and George Z. Hornberger

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Simulation of solute movement through wellbores to characterize public supply well contaminant vulnerability in the High Plains Aquifer, York, Nebraska, Brian R. Clark, Matthew K. Landon, Leon J. Kauffman, and George Z. Hornberger

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Acoustic Stratigraphy of Bear Lake, Utah–Idaho—Late Quaternary Sedimentation Patterns in a Simple Half-Graben, Steven M. Colman

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Historical and Current Status of Elk in Kansas, Jonathan M. Conard, Philip S. Gipson, and Matt Peek

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Renewing the Conservation Commitment, Frank W. Davis, Dale D. Goble, and J. Michael Scott

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Introduction to "The Endangered Species Act at Thirty, Volume 2", Frank W. Davis, J. Michael Scott, and Dale D. Goble

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The National Wildlife Refuge System, Robert P. Davison, Alessandra Falcucci, Luigi Maiorano, and J. Michael Scott

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The Geochemical Record of the Last 17,000 Years in the Guaymas Basin, Gulf of California, Walter E. Dean

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A Continuous 250,000 Yr Record of Oxygen and Carbon Isotopes in Ostracode and Bulk-Sediment Carbonate from Bear Lake, Utah-Idaho, Walter E. Dean, Jordon Bright, Darrell S. Kaufman, and Richard M. Forester

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Unusual Holocene and late Pleistocene carbonate sedimentation in Bear Lake, Utah and Idaho, USA, Walter E. Dean, Joseph Rosenbaum, Gary Skipp, Steven Colman, Richard Forester, An Liu, Kathleen R. Simmons, and James Bischoff

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River-Aquifer Interactions, Geologic Heterogeneity, and Low-Flow Management, Jan H. Fleckenstein, Richard G. Niswonger, and Graham E. Fogg

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Status of Feral Pigs in Kansas and Nebraska, Philip S. Gipson, Charles D. Lee, Sam Wilson, James R. Thiele, and Deke Hobbick

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Conserving Biodiversity in Human-Dominated Landscapes, Dale D. Goble, J. Michael Scott, and Frank W. Davis

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Hybrids and Policy, Susan M. Haig and Fred W. Allendorf

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Taxonomic Considerations in Listing Subspecies Under the U.S. Endangered Species Act, Susan M. Haig, Erik A. Beever, Steven M. Chambers, Hope M. Draheim, Bruce D. Dugger, Susie M. Dunham, Elise Elliott-Smith, Joseph B. Fontaine, Dylan C. Kesler, Brian J. Knaus, Iara F. Lopes, Pete Loschl, Thomas D. Mullins, and Lisa M. Sheffield

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Environmental contaminants and biomarker responses in fish from the Columbia River and its tributaries: Spatial and temporal trends, Jo Ellen Hinck, Christopher J. Schmitt, Vicki S. Blazer, Nancy D. Denslow, Timothy M. Bartish, Patrick J. Anderson, James J. Coyle, Gail M. Dethloff, and Donald E. Tillitt

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Environmental Contaminants in Fish and Their Associated Risk to Piscivorous Wildlife in the Yukon River Basin, Alaska, Jo Ellen Hinck, Christopher J. Schmitt, Kathy R. Echols, Tom W. May, Carl E. Orazio, and Donald E. Tillitt

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Responses of Pond-Breeding Amphibians to Wildfire: Short-Term Patterns in Occupancy and Colonization, Blake R. Hossack and Paul Stephen Corn

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Divergent patterns of abundance and age-class structure of headwater stream tadpoles in burned and unburned watersheds, Blake R. Hossack, Paul Stephen Corn, and Daniel B. Fagre

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Distribution of boreal toad populations in relation to estimated UV-B dose in Glacier National Park, Montana, USA, Blake R. Hossack, Stephen A. Diamond, and Paul Stephen Corn

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Measuring groundwater–surface water interaction and its effect on wetland stream benthic productivity, Trout Lake watershed, northern Wisconsin, USA, Randall J. Hunt, Mac Strand, and John F. Walker

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Long-Term Population Monitoring: Lessons Learned From an Endangered Passerine in Hawai‘i, Luanne Johnson, Richard J. Camp, Kevin W. Brinck, and Paul C. Banko

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The Legacy of Leaded Gasoline in Bottom Sediment of Small Rural Reservoirs, Kyle E. Juracek and Andrew C. Ziegler

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Sex Determination of Pohnpei Micronesian Kingfishers Using Morphological and Molecular Genetic Techniques, Dylan C. Kesler, Iara F. Lopes, and Susan M. Haig

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Comprehensive genetic analyses reveal evolutionary distinction of a mouse (Zapus hudsonius preblei) proposed for delisting from the US Endangered Species Act, Tim L. King, John F. Switzer, Cheryl L. Morrison, Michael S. Eackles, Colleen C. Young, Barbara A. Lubinski, and Paul Cryan

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Spring Census of Mid-Continent Sandhill Cranes Using Aerial Infrared Videography, Paul Kinzel, Jonathan Nelson, Randolph Parker, and Lawrence Davis

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Cougars in Kansas, Charles D. Lee, Alyssa E. Warneke, Mike Houts, Troy R. Livingston, and Philip S. Gipson

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Change in atmospheric mineral aerosols in response to climate: Last glacial period, preindustrial, modern, and doubled carbon dioxide climates, Natalie M. Mahowald, Daniel R. Muhs, Samuel Levis, Philip J. Rasch, Masaru Yoshioka, Charles S. Zender, and Chao Luo

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Contact zone permeability at intrusion boundaries: new results from hydraulic testing and geophysical logging in the Newark Rift Basin, New York, USA, Jurg M. Matter, D. S. Goldberg, Roger H. Morin, and M. Stute

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A method for mapping corn using the US Geological Survey 1992 National Land Cover Dataset, S. K. Maxwell, J. R. Nuckols, and M. H. Ward

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Regional Patterns in the Isotopic Composition of Natural and Anthropogenic Nitrate in Groundwater, High Plains, U.S.A., P. B. McMahon and J. K. Bohlke

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Effects of historical climate change, habitat connectivity, and vicariance on genetic structure and diversity across the range of the red tree vole (Phenacomys longicaudus) in the Pacific Northwestern United States, Mark P. Miller, M. Renee Bellinger, Eric D. Forsman, and Susan M. Haig

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Phylogeography and Spatial Genetic Structure of the Southern Torrent Salamander: Implications for Conservation and Management, Mark P. Miller, Susan M. Haig, and R. Steven Wagner

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Eolian Additions to Late Quaternary Alpine Soils, Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, Colorado Front Range, Daniel R. Muhs and James B. Benedict

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A cool eastern Pacific Ocean at the close of the Last Interglacial complex, Daniel R. Muhs, Kathleen R. Simmons, George L. Kennedy, Kenneth R. Ludwig, and Lindsey T. Groves

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Ice Sheets and Sea Level, Johannes Oerlemans, Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Valérie Masson-Delmotte, Jonathan T. Overpeck, Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, Gifford H. Miller, Richard B. Alley, Daniel R. Muhs, and Shawn J. Marshall

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Paleoclimatic Evidence for Future Ice-Sheet Instability and Rapid Sea-Level Rise, Jonathan T. Overpeck, Bette L. Otto-Bliesner, Gifford H. Miller, Daniel R. Muhs, Richard B. Alley, and Jeffrey T. Kiehl

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A New Device to Estimate Abundance of Moist-Soil Plant Seeds, Edward J. Penny, Richard M. Kaminski, and Kenneth J. Reinecke

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Alpersite (Mg,Cu)SO4•7H2O, A New Mineral of the Melanterite Group, and Cuprian Pentahydrite: Their Occurrence Within Mine Waste, Ronald C. Peterson, Jane M. Hammarstrom, and Robert R. Seal II

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Widespread Presence of Naturally Occurring Perchlorate in High Plains of Texas and New Mexico, Srinath Rajagopalan, Todd Anderson, Lynne Fahlquist, Ken Rainwater, Moira Ridley, and W. Andrew Jackson

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Critical Habitat, J. Michael Reed, H. Resit Akçakaya, Mark Burgman, Darren Bender, Steven R. Beissinger, and J. Michael Scott

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DIET COMPOSITION AND TERRESTRIAL PREY SELECTION OF THE LAYSAN TEAL ON LAYSAN ISLAND, Michelle H. Reynolds, John W. Slotterback, and Jeffrey R. Walters

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Anguilliform larvae collected off North Carolina, Steve W. Ross, Tara L. Casazza, Andrea M. Quattrini, and Kenneth J. Sulak

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A screening-level assessment of lead, cadmium, and zinc in fish and crayfish from Northeastern Oklahoma, USA, Christopher J. Schmitt, William G. Brumbaugh, Gregory L. Linder, and Jo Ellen Hinck

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Introduction to "The Endangered Species Act at Thirty, Volume 1", J. Michael Scott, Dale D. Goble, and Frank W. Davis

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By the Numbers, J. Michael Scott, Dale D. Goble, Leona K. Svancara, and Anna Pidgorna

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Sulfur Isotope Geochemistry of Sulfide Minerals, Robert R. Seal II

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Comparison of breeding bird and vegetation communities in primary and secondary forests of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Theodore R. Simons, Susan A. Shriner, and George L. Farnsworth

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Use of mammal manure by nesting burrowing owls: a test of four functional hypotheses, Matthew D. Smith and Courtney J. Conway

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Mineralogical characterization of protolith and fault rocks from the SAFOD Main Hole, John G. Solum, Stephen H. Hickman, David A. Lockner, Diane E. Moore, Ben A. van der Pluijm, and James P. Evans

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Fate of fish production in a seasonally flooded saltmarsh, Philip W. Stevens, Clay L. Montague, and Kenneth J. Sulak

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Endangered Species Time Line, Leona K. Svancara, J. Michael Scott, Dale D. Goble, Frank W. Davis, and Donna Brewer

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Importance of Wetland Landscape Structure to Shorebirds Wintering in an Agricultural Valley, Oriane W. Taft and Susan M. Haig

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Landscape context mediates influence of local food abundance on wetland use by wintering shorebirds in an agricultural valley, Oriane W. Taft and Susan M. Haig

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A Spatially Explicit Decision Support Model for Restoration of Forest Bird Habitat, Daniel J. Twedt, William B. Uihlein III, and A. Blaine Elliott

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Deep-water antipatharians: Proxies of environmental change, B. Williams, M.J. Risk, S.W. Ross, and K.J. Sulak

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The Role Of Ground Water In Generating Streamflow In Headwater Areas And In Maintaining Base Flow, Thomas C. Winter

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Gastrointestinal Morphology of Female White-Tailed and Mule Deer: Effects of Fire, Reproduction, and Feeding Type, Teresa J. Zimmerman, Jonathan A. Jenks, and David M. Leslie Jr.

2005

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Distribution Patterns of Lentic-Breeding Amphibians in Relation to Ultraviolet Radiation Exposure in Western North America, Michael J. Adams, Blake R. Hossack, Roland A. Knapp, Paul Stephen Corn, Stephen A. Diamond, Peter C. Trenham, and Dan B. Fagre

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Participant Observations on Environmental and Social Eff ect s of the Conservation Reserve Program: Results of a National Survey, Arthur W. Alen

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The Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, Arthur W. Allen

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Comparison of a novel passive sampler to standard water-column sampling for organic contaminants associated with wastewater effluents entering a New Jersey stream, D. A. Alvarez, P. E. Stackelberg, J. D. Petty, J. N. Huckins, E. T. Furlong, S. D. Zaugg, and M. T. Meyer