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Published in 2019

The following manuscripts were published in 2019. Individual faculty in Environmental Studies are indicated in bold whereas student co-authors are indicated by italics typeset. 

Figure 1 from McGarvey and Faris  McGarvey DJ, Faris SE.  2019.  An Arts-based approach to Science Communication Training. Scientia  doi: https://doi.org/10.26320/SCIENTIA311.
resistance values in models  Flores-Manzanero A, Luna-Bárcenas MA, Dyer RJ, Vázquez-Domínguez E.  2019.  Functional connectivity and home range inferred at a microgeographic landscape genetics scale in a desert-dwelling rodent.  Ecology and Evolution9, 437-453. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4762
Difference Map showing areas of agreement (and disagreement) between the AIRINOV map and the SVC (truth) maps.  Edwards J, Anderson J, Shuart W, Woolard J.  2019.  An evaluation of refelctance calibration methods for UAV spectral imagery.  Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing, 85, 61-70. 

Papers from 2018

Thorp et al 2019 Thorp CJ, Vonesh JR, Measey J.  2018.  Cannibalism or congeneric predation?  The African clawed frog, Xenopus laevis (Daudin), preferentially predates on larvae of Cape platannas, Xenopus gilli (Rose & Hewitt).  African Journal of Ecology, 1-7.  


  Agosta S, Joshi K, Kester K. 2018. Upper thermal limits differ among and within component species in a tritrophic host-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid system. PLOS ONE, 13, e0198803.https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0198803.
Larval development at increasing temperature Banahene N, Salem S, Faske T, Byrne H, Glackin MAgosta S, Eckert A, Grayson K, Thompson L.  2018.  Thermal sensitiviey of gypsy moth (Lepidoptera: Erebidae) during larval and pupal development.  Environmental Entomology, 47, 1623-1631.  https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy149
Mean seed size and relative survival for 6 tree species. Bartlow A, Agosta S, Curtis R, Yi X, Steele M. 2018. Acorn size and tolerance to seed predators: the multiple roles of acorns as food for seed predators, fruit for dispersal and fuel for growth. Integrative Zoology, 13, 251-266. https://doi.org/10.1111/1749-4877.12287.
Drivers of cyanobacterial blooms in the Curonian Lagoon during the transition from spring to summer. The lower panel on the right represents a hyperbloom event, leading to water anoxia.  Bartoli M, Zilius M, Bresciani M, Vaiciute D, Vybernaite-Lubiene I, Petkuviene J, Giordani G, Daunys D, Ruginis T, Benelli S, Giardino C, Bukaveckas P, Zemlys P, Griniene E, Gasiunaite Z, Lesutiene J, Pilkaitytė R, Baziukas-Razinkovas A. 2018. Drivers of Cyanobacterial Blooms in a Hypertrophic Lagoon. Frontiers in Marine Science, 5, 434.https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2018.00434.
Parasite phenotype frequency through time in the example simulation. Each panel shows the frequency for a given time interval (which are shown at the right end of the panels). In A, individuals are colored by species to show phenotypic expansion until reproductive isolation occurs. In B, individuals are colored by host to show host use dynamics and its effect on speciation.  Braga M, Araujo S, Agosta S, Brooks D, Hoberg E, Nylin S, Janz N, Boeger W. 2018. Host use dynamics in a heterogeneous fitness landscape generates oscillations in host range and diversification. Evolution, 72, 1773-1783. https://doi.org/10.1111/evo.13557.
Estuarine retention of organic and inorganic fractions of N and P during high vs. low discharge conditions occurring during high vs. low water temperature. Positive values indicate net storage, negative vales denote net loss (units are thousands of kg per month).  Bukaveckas P, Beck M, Devore D, Lee W. 2018. Climatic variability and its role in regulating C, N and P retention in the James River Estuary. Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science, 205, 161-173, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2017.10.004.
Microcystin in water and crab tissue samples obtained in the tidal fresh (TF; station JMS75) and oligohaline (OH; station JMS43) segments of the James River during 2013 (means with SE; some error bars not visible).  Bukaveckas P, Franklin R, Tassone S, Trache B, Egerton T. 2018. Cyanobacteria and cyanotoxins at the river-estuarine transition. Harmful Algae, 76, 11-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hal.2018.04.012.
Mean mass-specific growth rate as a function of ln of mass at metamorphosis  Charbonnier J, Pearlmutter J, Vonesh J, Gabor C, Forsburg Z, Grayson K. 2018. Cross-Life Stage Effects of Aquatic Larval Density and Terrestrial Moisture on Growth and Corticosterone in the Spotted Salamander. Diversity, 10, 68. https://doi.org/10.3390/d10030068.
Editorial on landscape genetics and ngs sequencing  Cushman S, Shirk A, Howe G, Murphy M, Dyer R, Joost S. 2018. The Least Cost Path From Landscape Genetics to Landscape Genomics: Challenges and Opportunities to Explore NGS Data in a Spatially Explicit Context. Frontiers in Genetics. 9, 215.https://www.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fgene.2018.00215.
title page  Fernandez L, Cutter B, Sharma R, Scott T. 2018. Land preservation policy effect or neighborhood dynamics: A repeat sales hedonic matching approach. Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 88, 311-326. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jeem.2018.01.001.
Complete modeling results from 2017 (the Chesapeake Bay Program ‘midpoint’ year), expressed as annual % reductions in annual Qp at Chain Bridge, D.C. Results from the × 1000 Monte Carlo simulations are shown as histograms, under noncooperative and cooperative games. Fernandez L, McGarvey D. 2018. Water quality decisions and policy for an interstate watershed. Water Resources and Economics, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wre.2018.10.001.
title page  Fernandez L, Mukherjee M, Scott T. 2018. The effect of conservation policy and varied open space on residential property values: A dynamic hedonic analysis. Land Use Policy, 73, 480-487, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.12.058.
Journal Cover  Forister M, Agosta SJ. 2018. Evolution of Specialization. In: Oxford Bibliographies in Evolutionary Biology. Ed. Karin Pfennig. New York: Oxford University Press.
Hypothesized connections between terrestrial predators, their anuran prey, zooplankton communities, and aquatic primary production.   Hite J, Hughey M, Warkentin K, Vonesh J. 2018. Cross-ecosystem effects of terrestrial predators link treefrogs, zooplankton, and aquatic primary production. Ecosphere, 9, e02377. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2377.
Global distribution of Chionoecetes opilio  Kaiser B, Kourantidou M, Fernandez L. 2018. A case for the commons: The Snow Crab in the Barents, Journal of Environmental Management, 210, 338-348, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.01.007.
Average nonbreading probability density function of all phenotypic Vermivora hybrids.  Kramer G, Andersen D, Buehler D, Wood P, Peterson S, Lehman J, Aldinger K, Bulluck L, Harding S, Jones J, Loegering J, Smalling C, Vallender R, Streby H. 2018. Population trends in Vermivora warblers are linked to strong migratory connectivity. PNAS, 115, E3192-E3200. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1718985115.
Changes in the species maturation variability scenarios with respect to juvenile growth, competition, and egg investment returns.  Landi P, Vonesh J, Hui C. 2018. Variability in life-history switch points across and within populations explained by Adaptive Dynamics. The Royal Society Interface, 15, https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2018.0371.
Figure 2  Leach T, Winslow L, Acker F, Bloomfield J, Boylen C, Bukaveckas P, Charles D, Daniels R, Driscoll C, Eichler L, Farrell J, Funk C, Goodrich C, Michelena T, Nierzwicki-Bauer S, Roy K, Shaw W, Sutherland J, Swinton M, Winkler D, Rose K. 2018. Long-term dataset on aquatic responses to concurrent climate change and recovery from acidification. Scientific Data, 5, 180059.
Feathering triangles   Lee J, Chan D, Dyer R. 2018. Comparison of Pollination Graphs. In: Pollination in Plants. Inttech Open. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.74553.
Comparison of population response of mass-specific RMR at different respirometry temperatures for each rearing category  May C, Hillerbrand N, Thompson L, Faske T, Martinez E, Parry D, Agosta S, Grayson K. 2018. Geographic Variation in Larval Metabolic Rate Between Northern and Southern Populations of the Invasive Gypsy Moth. Journal of Insect Science, 18, 5.https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iey068.
Mean and standard error of (a) tadpole survivorship, (b) number of tadpoles with hind limb development, (c) tadpole dry mass (g), and (d) tadpole total length (cm) in burned, mixed, and unburned tadpole leaf litter treatments from 26 June to 18 July.  McDonald L, Grayson K, Haley A, Vonesh J. 2018. Stage-specific effects of fire: Effects of prescribed burning on adult abundance, oviposition habitat selection, and larval performance of Cope's Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis). Forest Ecology and Management, 430, 394-402. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2018.08.008.
Cabin Creek summary data  McGarvey D, Kirk A. 2018. Seasonal comparison of community-level size-spectra in southern coalfield streams of West Virginia (USA). Hydrobiologia 809, 65. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3448-0.
/var/folders/pj/s53kz4jx7_3cmgrvh8f3y4lh0000gn/T/com.apple.Preview/com.apple.Preview.PasteboardItems/McGarvey_EtAl_2018_ClimateCovariates_AquaticSDMs (dragged).pdf  McGarvey D, Menon M, Woods T, Tassone S, Reese J, Vergamini M, Kellogg E. 2018. On the use of climate covariates in aquatic species distribution models: are we at risk of throwing out the baby with the bath water? Ecography, 41, 695-712. https://doi.org/ 10.1111/ecog.03134.
popgraph analysis among urban (blue) and non-urban (yellow) locales for the broad-scale sample (figure 1), as well as the fine-scale sample from Albuquerque (black), Las Vegas (light grey) and Phoenix (dark grey) cities (see electronic supplementary material, tables S1 and S2)  Miles L, Dyer R, Verrelli B. 2018. Urban hubs of connectivity: contrasting patterns of gene flow within and among cities in the western black widow spider. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 285, https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2018.1224.
Popgraph network analysis. (a) Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) popgraph and (b) nuclear DNA (nuDNA popgraph) among urban (yellow) and nonurban (blue) locales (Supporting Information Table S1).  Miles L, Johnson J, Dyer R, Verrelli B. 2018. Urbanization as a facilitator of gene flow in a human health pest. Molecular Ecology, 27, 3219–3230,https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.14783.
Examples of Strong Similarities between Ecological and Evolutionary Patterns Observed in Parasite–Host and Insect–Plant Systems. Nylin S, Agosta S, Bensch S, Boeger W, Braga M, Brooks D, Forister M, Hambäck P, Hoberg E, Nyman T, Schäpers A, Stigall A, Wheat C, Österling M, Janz N. 2018. Embracing Colonizations: A New Paradigm for Species Association Dynamics. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 33, 4-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2017.10.005
(A) δ2Hf values (‰) for primary and rectrix feathers from paired samples of 15 female Prothonotary Warblers from Henrico County, Virginia, USA. (B) Correlation of δ2Hf values for primary and rectrix feathers. The line of best fit (black) and a 1:1 line (gray) are shown.  Reese J, Tonra C, Viverette C, Marra P, Bulluck L. 2018. Variation in Stable Hydrogen Isotope Values in a Wetland-Associated Songbird. Waterbirds, 41, 247-256.
Mean prey density and prey consumed  Thorp C, Alexander M, Vonesh J, Measey J. 2018. Size-dependent functional response of Xenopus laevis on mosquito larvae. PeerJ, 6:e26575v1
Book title  Vestergaard, N., B. Kaiser, L. Fernandez, J. Nymand Larsen. 2018. Arctic Marine Resource Governance and Development, Springer Polar Sciences, series 15180.
Bald eagle roost networks within the upper Chesapeake Bay, USA  Watts B, Dyer R. 2018. Structure and resilience of bald eagle roost networks. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 42, 195-203. https://doi.org/10.1002/wsb.865.
  Woods T, McGarvey D. 2018. Assessing the relative influences of abiotic and biotic factors on American eel Anguilla rostrata distribution using hydrologic, physical habitat, and functional trait data. Ecography, 41, 2067-2079. https://doi.org/10.1111/ecog.03782.
Nitrogen fluxes in the Curonian Lagoon show seasonal transitions from dominance by external loads and denitrification to dominance by internal recycling during diatom and cyanobacteria blooms.  Zilius M, Lubiene I, Vaiciute D, Petkuviene J, Zemlys P, Liskow I, Voss M, Bartoli M, Bukaveckas P. 2018. The influence of cyanobacteria blooms on the attenuation of nitrogen throughputs in a Baltic coastal lagoon. Biogeochemistry, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-018-0508-0.

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