Archbold Biological Station, Biennial Report 1997-1998

Appendix C
Research Projects By Staff, 1997-1998

[Biennial Contents | Staff Publications]

David H. Anderson

  • Evaluation of the invertebrate community of the channelized Kissimmee River ecosystem
  • Importance of periphyton in Everglades food webs
  • Evaluation of wading bird food resources in wetlands at Buck Island Ranch
  • Crayfish growth and secondary production in ranch wetlands

G. Thomas Bancroft (1997)

  • A comparative study of habitat use by red-shouldered hawks and barred owls in the prairie region of south-central Florida
  • The importance of ditches and canals on agricultural lands for wading birds.
  • The effects of agricultural practices on bird communities on a central Florida cattle ranch
  • Relationship between the reproductive ecology of the white-crowned pigeon and the fruiting phenology of tropical hardwood hammock trees

Patrick J. Bohlen (1998)

  • Nutrient cycling in relation to grazing intensity in subtropical wetlands
  • Invasion of north temperate forest soils by exotic earthworms
  • Role of earthworms in cycling of carbon and nitrogen in corn agroecosystems based on organic and inorganic nutrient inputs

Reed Bowman

  • Contributions of suburban jay populations to the metapopulation dynamics of the Florida scrub- jay
  • Composition and relative abundance of terrestrial predators in a suburban population of the Florida scrub-jay
  • The influence of suburbanization on time/energy budgets of Florida scrub-jays
  • Florida scrub-jay nest-site selection in native and non-native habitats: the impact of human disturbance
  • Risk of exposure to organochlorides in Florida scrub-jays
  • Post-fledging survival of Florida scrub-jays across a human-density gradient
  • Proximate factors influence brood reduction in a suburban population of Florida scrub-jays
  • Forays and movement patterns of non-breeding Florida scrub-jays in a heterogenous landscape
  • Regional movement patterns of Florida scrub-jays in Highlands County
  • State-wide database of the distribution of Florida scrub-jays
  • State-wide covariation in demographic patterns of Florida scrub-jays
  • Energetics of Florida scrub-jays in natural and suburban environments
  • Body fat and timing of breeding in suburban Florida scrub-jays
  • Physiological correlates of variation in the timing of breeding in two populations of Florida scrub-jays
  • The influence of habitat fragmentation and matrix habitat type on the demography of Florida scrub-jays at Avon Park Air Force Range
  • Can dispersal patterns of Florida scrub-jays be predicted from source-sink demographic patterns?
  • Dispersal gap characteristics of Florida scrub-jays in a heterogenous landscape at Avon Park Air Force Range
  • Demography of a small population of red-cockaded woodpeckers at Avon Park Air Force Range
  • Interspecific foraging competition in red-cockaded woodpeckers in south-central Florida
  • Consequences of limited breeding opportunities in a stable red-cockaded woodpecker population
  • Pine resin and the orientation of red-cockaded woodpeckers cavities
  • Status and distribution of the Florida scrub-jay at Cape Canaveral Air Station
  • Gut morphology, diet, and taxonomy of New World Columba pigeons
  • Nesting chronology of the common ground-dove in Florida and Texas
  • Relationship between the reproductive ecology of the white-crowned pigeon and the fruiting phenology of tropical hardwood hammock trees

Mark A. Deyrup

  • Exotic ants in Florida
  • Manual of the ants of Florida
  • New Aphaenogaster from Florida xeric uplands
  • Taxonomy of Proceratium in the eastern United States
  • Crematogaster of the subgenus Orthocrema in eastern North America
  • Description and natural history of a new Crematogaster from southeastern pinelands
  • Distribution, natural history, and description of the male of Eurhopalothrix floridana
  • Ants of San Salvador, Bahamas
  • Ant survey of New Providence, Bahamas
  • Ant survey of North Andros Island, Bahamas
  • A new species of Smithistruma from the Cumberland Plateau in Kentucky, named in honor of William Brown, Jr.
  • A new Smithistruma from Florida pine flatwoods
  • New Smithistruma from Florida
  • Litter-inhabiting ants in Florida
  • Survey of litter-inhabiting ants of mountain valleys in the Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas
  • Ant survey of the Ordway Preserve, Florida
  • Preliminary survey of the ants of Ponape
  • A predaceous beetle circumvents the chemical defense of a millipede
  • Taxonomy and biogeography of Melanoplus grasshoppers of Florida scrub
  • A new Dolichopodid fly of the Genus Asyndetus occurring in Florida scrub
  • Pollination ecology of Dicerandra frutescens
  • Taxonomy and natural history of the sandhill pygmy mole cricket
  • Post-fire mortality in south Florida slash pine
  • Biogeography of burrowing wolf spiders in Florida
  • Survey of Dacetine ants in the Bahamas
  • Natural history of a caterpillar that lives with social spiders
  • Insects associated with saw palmetto flowers
  • Taxonomy and biogeography of the Brooksville Ridge grasshopper
  • Survey of parasitic wasps of Archbold Biological Station

Nancy D. Deyrup

  • Lake Annie long-term water quality monitoring
  • Lake Annie and Lake Placid; water-level monitoring
  • Climatological data from the Main Grounds site

Bruce D. Dugger

  • Using waterfowl to evaluate Kissimmee River restoration success
  • Reproductive ecology of mottled ducks in Florida

Soon-Jin Hwang

  • Phosphorus uptake and recycling in Lake Okeechobee

Fred E. Lohrer

  • Bibliography of shrikes of the world

Kevin N. Main

  • Phenology monitoring
  • Climatological data from the ESE site
  • Wells and ponds at Archbold Biological Station; water level monitoring
  • Treefrog survey
  • Archbold Biological Station photo points; long-term vegetation changes

Michael A. McMillian

  • Reproductive success of ospreys nesting on Lake Istokpoga, Florida
  • Microhabitat and microclimate requirements for roosting barred owls
  • Reproductive success of red-shouldered hawks on Buck Island Ranch
  • Prey selection of the barred owl and the barn owl in south-central Florida based on pellet contents
  • Winter territory size and habitat use of the American kestrel in south-central Florida
  • Habitat association of the king rail on Buck Island Ranch
  • Prey selection of white-tailed kites in south-central Florida based on pellet content
  • Habitat selection of nesting red-shouldered hawks in south-central Florida
  • American kestrel/eastern phoebe surveys on a south-central Florida cattle ranch: the importance of open spaces for wintering birds
  • Behavior of crested caracaras at a large roost on Buck Island Ranch

Eric S. Menges

  • Genetics, ecology, and preserve design for endemic plants of the Lake Wales Ridge, Florida
  • Additional ecological monitoring and experimental research on four Florida scrub endemic plants
  • Relating genetic variation to population size and geographic variables in Nolina brittoniana
  • Population modeling for the prairie bush clover
  • Survivorship, growth, and fecundity of three narrowly endemic plants in competitive neighborhoods along a fire disturbance gradient
  • Chemical prospecting
  • Modeling population viability in Silene regia
  • Demography of Dicerandra frutescens
  • Demography of Eryngium cuneifolium
  • Demography of Warea carteri
  • Post-fire demography of Eriogonum floridanum and Clitoria fragrans
  • Fire mortality in south Florida slash pine
  • Post-fire demography of Solidago chapmanii
  • Slash pine demography in seasonal ponds
  • Methods in population viability assessment
  • Rosemary scrub seed banks
  • Importance of open space in scrub
  • Metapopulation dynamics in Florida scrub
  • Demography and spatial pattern in Florida rosemary
  • Water relations of scrub oaks
  • Post fire changes in sandhill communities
  • Reproductive biology of paw-paw
  • Sandhill herb demography, mycorrhizae, and nutrients and fire
  • Edge effects in scrubby flatwoods and flatwoods
  • Microsites within gaps for Dicerandra frutescens
  • Bay tree invasion of seasonal ponds
  • Dynamics of cutthroat grass
  • Effect of added fuel on flatwoods recovery post-fire
  • Restoration of bahiagrass pastures
  • Effects of logging and fire on sand pine scrub at Lake Arbuckle
  • Review of population viability studies in plants
  • Population dynamics of Polygonella basiramia
  • Restoration of native sandhill and flatwoods communities on semi-improved pasture
  • Interactions of soil crust and vascular plants in a xeric shrubland
  • Effects of mechanical treatment vs. prescribed fire on listed Lake Wales Ridge species
  • Growth, reproduction, and demography of the cabbage palm

Hilary M. Swain

  • Reserve design and GIS vegetation mapping for the Lake Wales Ridge
  • Best Management Practices for beef cattle operations
  • Assessment of research priorities for conservation in Florida
  • Wading birds in agricultural landscapes of central Florida
  • Biogeographic representation of field stations in North America
  • Project FIRST, Faculty Institute for Reforming Science Teaching through Field Stations
  • Behavioral ecology of the goldeneye duck in Sweden

Glen E. Woolfenden

  • Florida scrub-jay behavior and ecology
  • Demography of the Florida scrub-jay
  • Florida scrub-jay nest sites in natural and suburban habitats
  • Florida scrub-jay brood reduction
  • Florida scrub-jay development of sexual dimorphism in mass
  • Florida scrub-jay changes in mass during breeding season
  • Florida scrub-jay resource availability and use
  • Florida scrub-jay energy expenditure using doubly-labeled water
  • Florida scrub-jay fire ecology
  • Florida scrub-jay dispersal
  • Florida scrub-jay time budgets at Archbold and in suburbs
  • Florida scrub-jay parasites and epidemics
  • Florida scrub-jay egg rejection (inter- and intraspecific)
  • Florida scrub-jay stepparents and natal helpers
  • Florida scrub-jay ptilochronology
  • Florida scrub-jay ethogram
  • Florida scrub-jay nocturnal roosting
  • Florida scrub-jay complex gene structure
  • Florida scrub-jay monogamy and DNA fingerprinting
  • Florida scrub-jay inheritance of egg size
  • Florida scrub-jay cognition
  • Florida scrub-jay sentinel system
  • Florida scrub-jay contaminants in eggs
  • Florida scrub-jay contact vocalizations
  • Florida scrub-jay social learning
  • Florida scrub-jay primary molt in relation to age and sex
  • Effects of road death on survival and fitness in the Florida scrub-jay
  • Florida scrub-jay lifetime fitness
  • Florida distribution of populations of the sharp-tailed sparrows
  • Antillean short-eared owls invade Florida
  • References to Florida birds in Field Notes
  • History of breeding birds of Florida
  • Blue jay life history
  • Narrowmouth toad annual activity cycle
  • Computer bibliography of Florida ornithology


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