GDPE Alumni Directory

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Adair, Carol
PhD, Fall 2005
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Causes and consequences of exotic species invasion in the ponderosa pine forests of Colorado's front range
Adair, Carol
MS, Summer 2001
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Nitrogen Accumulation and Cycling in Riparian Soils Along th Green and Yampa Rivers
Adler, Peter
PhD, Spring 2003
Advisor: Lauenroth, William
A comparison of livestock grazing effects on sagebrush steppe, USA, and Patagonian steppe, Argentina
Advani, Sanjay
MS, Summer 2005
Advisor: Baron, Jill
Soil respiration responses to fertilization : a comparison of two forests with different nitrogen deposition histories
Aguiar, Martin
PhD, Summer 1995
Advisor: Lauenroth, William
Competition Between Dominant Species Within a Guild of Short Warm Season Grasses
Alba-Lynn, Christina
PhD, Fall 2011
Advisor: Hufbauer, Ruth
Co-Advisor: Detling, Jim
Evolutionary and Chemical Ecology of Verbascum Thapsus Reveal Potential Mechanisms of Invasion
Alba-Lynn, Christina
MS, Fall 2006
Advisor: Detling, Jim
Prairie dogs and harvester ants as disturbance agents on the shortgrass steppe : implications for habitat heterogeneity
Albano, Christine
MS, Summer 2006
Advisor: Poff, LeRoy
Structural and functional responses of aquatic macroinvertebrate communities to streamflow diversion in Rocky Mountain streams
Alford, Elan
PhD, Fall 2011
Advisor: Paschke, Mark
Plant Selenium Accumulation and the Rhizosphere Effect
Alford, Elan
MS, Summer 2006
Advisor: Paschke, Mark
Co-Advisor: Vivanco, Jorge
Soil Ecological Interactions of Invasive Knapweeds
Alward, Richard
PhD, Summer 1999
Advisor: Detling, Jim
Grassland ecosystem responses to warmer nights
Ames, Greg
PhD, Fall 2012
Advisor: Webb, Colleen
Using species functional traits to predict community dynamics
Atkinson, Sheryl
MS, Spring 2013
Advisor: Brown, Cynthia
Development and Use of a Database with Information about Bromus Species for Research on Invasions.
Auerbach, Dan
PhD, Fall 2013
Advisor: Poff, LeRoy
Modeling Riparian Vegetation Responses to Flow Alteration by Dams and Climate Change
Baker, Ian
PhD, Summer 2011
Advisor: Denning, Scott
Biophysical Behavior in Tropical South America
Baker, Priscilla
MS, Spring 2007
Advisor: Knapp, Alan
Ecosystem Consequences of Invasive Exotic Species in Grasslands
Barger, Nichole
PhD, Summer 2003
Advisor: Ojima, Dennis
Biogeochemical cycling and N dynamics of biological soil crusts in semi-arid ecosystem
Barnett, Dave
MS, Summer 2001
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
A nested-intensity design for surveying plant diversity
Barrett, John
PhD, Summer 1999
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Nitrogen retention in semiarid ecosystems of the U.S. Central Grasslands region
Barringer, Debra
MS, Fall 1997
Advisor: Shaw, R
Impacts caused by military vehicular tracking on the soils and vegetation of the Yakima Training Center
Baruch-Mordo, Sharon
PhD, Fall 2012
Advisor: Wilson, Ken
Black Bear Ecology and human-bear interactions in an urban system
Bayard de Volo, Shelley
PhD, Spring 2008
Advisor: Antolin, Mike
Genetic Studies of Northern Goshawks (Accipiter Gentilis): Genetic Tagging and Individual Identification from Feathers, and Determining Phylogeography, Gene Flow and Population History for Goshawks in North America
Behrens, Jess
MS, Fall 2003
Advisor: Kondratieff, Boris
Application of an integrated, global, GIS/Microsoft Access based disease ecology mapping and analytical database to the analysis of Aedes aegypti abundance and distribution
Berdanier, Aaron
MS, Spring 2010
Advisor: Klein, Julia
Climatic constraints on high-elevation net primary production
Bergquist, Erin
MS, Fall 2005
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Invasive species and coal bed methane development in the Powder River Basin, Wyoming
Bestelmeyer, Brandon
PhD, Spring 2000
Advisor: Wiens, John
Land use and the organization of ant communities in the Chaco of Northern Argentina
Betz, Dani-Ella
MS, Spring 2001
Advisor: Lauenroth, William
Dynamics of exotic species in the Pawnee National Grassland, CO, USA
Bevins, Sarah
PhD, Summer 2007
Advisor: Moore, Janice
Invasive Mosquitoes, Larval Competition, and Potential Implications for Vector Competence
Birge, Hannah
MS, Fall 2013
Advisor: Conant, Rich
Co-Advisor: Wallenstein, Matt
What happens during soil incubations? Exploring microbial biomass, carbon availability and temperature constraints on soil respiration.
Birken, Adam
MS, Summer 2004
Advisor: Cooper, David
Processes of tamarix invasion and floodplain development during the twentieth century along the Lower Green River, Utah
Bisbing, Sarah
PhD, Summer 2013
Advisor: Cooper, David
From genes to landscapes: The distribution of western conifers
Black (Hoffman), Scott
MS, Fall 1998
Advisor: Kondratieff, Boris
A comparison of two macroinvertebrate bioassessment protocols in Fort Collins, Colorado, urban drainages
Blackburn, Heather
PhD, Spring 2009
Advisor: Detling, Jim
Non-Linear Responses to Food Availability Shape Effects of Habitat Fragmentation on Consumers
Blair, Amy
PhD, Spring 2008
Advisor: Hufbauer, Ruth
Hybridization Between Spotted Knapweed (Centaurea Stoebe) and Diffuse Knapweed (C. Diffusa): Patterns and Implications for Invasion
Bontti, Eliana
PhD, Spring 2009
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Microbial Responses to Plant Functional Types and Historical Resources Additions in the Shortgrass Steppe
Borgman (Meier), Erin
MS, Fall 2013
Advisor: Hufbauer, Ruth
Co-Advisor: Schoettle, Anna
Examining maternal effects and genetic differentiation in P. flexilis and P. Aristata to improve success of conservation efforts
Bossenbroek, Jonathan
PhD, Spring 2004
Advisor: Wiens, John
Spatial structure and scaling of beetle, bird and plant communities in North American grasslands
Bousquin, Stephen
PhD, Fall 1998
Advisor: Bonham, Charles
Association Patterns on a Gradient of Water Deficit in Mojave Desert Shrub Communities
Bowen, Eric
MS, Spring 2013
Advisor: Conant, Rich
Assessing the Effects of Grazing and Land Use Change on Soil Carbon Stocks in Pastures of the Virginia Blue Ridge.
Boyden (Bird), Suzanne
PhD, Spring 2005
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
The Role of Spatial Patterns in Controlling Forest Dynamics
Bradford (Wells), Floye
MS, Fall 2005
Advisor: Lauenroth, William
Alien Plants on Recreational Trails in the Colorado Rocky Mountains
Bradford, John
PhD, Spring 2004
Advisor: Lauenroth, William
The influence of climate, soils, and land-use on primary productivity and cheatgrass invasion in semi-arid ecosystems
Bradshaw, Ginger
MS, Spring 2010
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Co-Advisor: Knapp, Alan
Sharing invasive species data facilitates habitat modeling
Brand, Leslie
PhD, Spring 2004
Advisor: Noon, Barry
Prediction and assessment of edge response and abundance for desert riparian birds in southeastern Arizona
Breck, Stewart
PhD, Spring 2001
Advisor: Wilson, Ken
The effects of flow regulation on the population biology and ecology of beavers in northwestern Colorado
Bromberg, James
MS, Summer 2010
Advisor: Brown, Cynthia
Changes in the Distribution and Predictive Modeling of Downy Brome (Bromus Tectorum L.) at High Elevations
Brown, Casey
MS, Fall 2010
Advisor: Angeloni, Lisa
Co-Advisor: Crooks, Kevin
The effects of anthropogenic noise and human activities on ungulate behavior
Brown (Stafford), Heather
MS, Spring 2007
Advisor: Romme, Bill
Relationship Between Elk (Cervus Elaphus) Herbivory, Fungal Infection of Aspen (Populus Tremuloides), and Nest-Site Characteristics of Cavity-Nesting Birds
Brown, William
MS, Summer 1996
Plan B Masters - No Title Available
Bruss, Peter
PhD, Spring 2012
Advisor: Galvin, Kathy
Human Environment Interactions and Collaborative Adaptive Capacity Building in a Resilience Framework
Bucini, Gabriela
PhD, Summer 2010
Advisor: Hanan, Niall
Woody Cover in African Savannas: Mapping Strategies and Ecological Insights at Regional and Continental Scales
Buis, Greg
MS, Summer 2009
Advisor: Knapp, Alan
Controls of Aboveground Net Primary Production in Mesic Savanna Grasslands: An Interhemispheric Comparison
BurnSilver, Shauna
PhD, Fall 2007
Advisor: Galvin, Kathy
Pathways of Continuity and Change: Diversification, Intensification and Mobility in Maasailand, Kenya
Busby, Ryan
PhD, Summer 2011
Advisor: Paschke, Mark
Cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum L.) interactions with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the North American steppe: prevalence and diversity of associations, and divergence from native vegetation
Byrne, Kerry
PhD, Summer 2012
Advisor: Lauenroth, William
Co-Advisor: Klein, Julia
Climate change and plant species composition and community structure in the Central Grassland region of North America
Cade, Brian
PhD, Spring 2003
Advisor: Noon, Barry
Quantile regression models of animal habitat relationships
Cariveau, Daniel
PhD, Fall 2008
Advisor: Norton, Andrew
Co-Advisor: Carney, Shanna
Indirect Effects in Plant-Pollinator Interactions: The Role of Exotic Plants and Herbivores
Carlson, Erick
MS, Fall 2009
Advisor: Bledsoe, Brian
Fluvial riparian classification for national forests in the Western United States
Carlson, James
MS, Summer 2008
Advisor: Clark, Larry
Co-Advisor: Antolin, Mike
Home Range, Travel Distances, Activity and Habitat Use of Rock Pigeons (Columba livia) Using Livestock Facilities in Northern Colorado
Casper, Anne Marie
MS, Spring 2012
Advisor: Jacobi, William
Restoration Planting Options for Pinus flexilis James in the Southern Rocky Mountains
Cavaleri, Molly
PhD, Spring 2007
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Co-Advisor: Ryan, Michael
Ecosystem Respiration and Foliar Morphology of a Primary Tropical Rainforest: The Effects of Canopy Structure and Environmental Gradients
Chase, Thomas
PhD, Spring 1999
Advisor: Pielke, Roger
The role of historical land-cover changes as a mechanism for global and regional climate change
Child, Ana
MS, Fall 2002
Advisor: Wall, Diana
Soil nematodes of the short grass steppe region : from trophic to molecular diversity
Childress, Amber
MS, Fall 2013
Advisor: Ojima, Dennis
Managing resources in a dynamic landscape: analysis of institution, society and the environment of elk management in Northern Colorado
Chimner, Rodney
PhD, Fall 2000
Advisor: Cooper, David
Carbon dynamics of Southern Rocky Mountain fens
Chong, Geneva
PhD, Summer 2002
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Multi-scale sampling of native and non-native plant diversity : examples of data analyses and applications
Christensen Nesbitt (Christensen), Lindsey
PhD, Fall 2001
Advisor: Coughenour, Michael
Dynamics and sustainability of the inner Mongolia typical steppe : ecosystem responses to grazing and climate
Conrey, Reesa
PhD, Spring 2010
Advisor: Antolin, Mike
Breeding success, prey use, and mark-resight estimation of burrowing owls nesting on black-tailed prairie dog towns: plague affects a non-susceptible raptor
Contreras, Elena
MS, Spring 2006
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Distance From Rural Development Edge and Other Predictions of Grassland Bird Composition Within Eastern Colorado Ranchland
Courtright, Ericha
MS, Fall 1995
Advisor: Wall, Diana
Soil nematode distribution and genetic diversity in the dry valleys of Antarctica
Crockett, Harry
MS, Summer 2004
Advisor: Johnson, Brett
Assessment of lake trout abundance and ecology in a Colorado reservoir using hydroacoustic and mark-recapture techniques
Cueno-Toy, Kate
MS, Spring 2011
Advisor: Rocca, Monique
Thin and Chip an Ecologically Viable Fuels Reduction Option? Initial Results in Black Hills Ponderosa Forests
Cumberland, Catherine
MS, Spring 2014
Advisor: Paschke, Mark
Interactions between Bromus tectorum, grasshoppers, and native plants in sagebrush steppe communities
Davey, Christopher
PhD, Spring 2005
Advisor: Pielke, Roger
Alternative Metrics for Measuring Heating Trends, with Possible Connections Between the Surface and Troposphere
Davis, Mark
MS, Summer 2008
Advisor: Savidge, Julie
Population Dynamics of the New Mexico Ridge-Nosed Rattlesnake (Crotalus Willardi Obscurus) in the Madrean Archipelago: A Threatened Species in in a Changing Ecosystem
Davis, Melanie
MS, Spring 2012
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Evaluation of a low cost, wildlife telemetry device with data transfer capabilities
Decant, Joseph
MS, Fall 2006
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
The Influence of Russian Olive, Elaeagnus Angustifolia L., On Soil Nitrogen Along the Rio Grande River, Alberquerque, NM
DeCrappeo, Nicole
MS, Spring 2002
Advisor: Wall, Diana
Influence of biotic and abiotic factors on the distribution of entomopathogenic nematodes in tallgrass prairie
DelGrosso, Stephen
PhD, Fall 2002
Advisor: Parton, Bill
Refinement, Testing and Application of the DAYCENT Model to Investigate Ecological Impacts of Agriculture 
Dev, Laura
MS, Summer 2012
Advisor: Klein, Julia
Timing is Important: The seasonality of precipitation can influence how ecosystems respond to grazing
DeWine, John
PhD, Fall 2006
Advisor: Cooper, David
Competition and Succession in Tamarisk Stands: Towards Biological Control Using Native Plants
DeWine, John
MS, Fall 2005
Advisor: Cooper, David
River regulation and riparian forests in the canyons of the upper Green River, Colorado-Utah
Dickens, Joyce
MS, Spring 2003
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Hydrologic, geomorphic and climatic processes controlling willow establishment in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Donofrio, Celine
MS, Spring 2001
Advisor: Galvin, Kathy
Agricultural Development in Gabon: Use of Local Methods in Two Case Studies
Dulberger, Jessie
MS, Spring 2009
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Chronic Wasting Disease Reduces Recruitment in Mule Deer Populations
Eastman, Joseph
PhD, Spring 1999
Advisor: Pielke, Roger
Analysis of the effects of CO2 and landscape change using a coupled plant and meteorological model
Ellingson, Aaron
MS, Spring 2000
Advisor: Kondratieff, Boris
Observations on the biology of the Apache cicada (Diceroprocta apache Davis) : I. larval life history ; II. spatial distribution and multi-scale habitat associations
Elmore, Stacey
MS, Summer 2010
Advisor: Moore, Chet
A Review of Toxoplasma Gondii focusing on the Sylvatic Cycles and Parasite Prevalence in the Circumpolar North
Epstein, Howie
PhD, Fall 1997
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Plant Effects on Biogeochemical Cycling in Shortgrass Steppe
Erickson, Heidi
MS, Spring 2011
Advisor: Aldridge, Cameron
Co-Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Herbaceous and Avifauna Responses to Prescribed Fire and Grazing Timing in a High-Elevation Sagebrush Ecosystem
Estelle, Veronica
PhD, Spring 2006
Advisor: Noon, Barry
Impacts of an introduced marine invertebrate on wintering shorebirds
Evans, Sarah
PhD, Summer 2012
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Co-Advisor: Wallenstein, Matt
Microbial and biogeochemical responses to changing precipitation patterns in grassland ecosystems
Farnsworth, Matthew
PhD, Fall 2004
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Spatial epidemiology of chronic wasting disease in Colorado mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus)
Farrar, JP
MS, Summer 2002
Advisor: Detling, Jim
Effects of prairie dog mound-building and grazing activities on vegetation in the central grasslands
Finn, Debra
PhD, Spring 2006
Advisor: Poff, LeRoy
Dispersal Limitation and the Spatial Organization of Communities and Populations in Alpine Headwater Streams
Fisher, Kevin
MS, Fall 1999
Advisor: Leininger, Wayne
Revegetation of fluvial tailing deposits on the Arkansas River near Leadville, Colorado
Fornwalt, Paula
PhD, Summer 2009
Advisor: Romme, Bill
Disturbance impacts on understory plant communities of the Colorado Front Range
Foust, Michael
MS, Summer 2007
Advisor: Antolin, Mike
A Survey of Eimeria Spp. (Apicomplexa: Eimeriidae) in Black-Tailed Prairie Dogs (Cynomys Ludovicianus) in Northeastern Colorado
Fraleigh, Harold
MS, Spring 1999
Advisor: Peters (Coffin), Debra
Seed dispersal of two important perennial grasses in the shortgrass steppe
Fraterrigo, Jen
MS, Summer 2000
Advisor: Wiens, John
Low-density human settlement in the Rocky Mountain West : effects on bird communities and landscape patterns
Freeman, Jonathan
MS, Fall 2006
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Rapid Response to Post-Fire Plant Invasion
Frey, Serita
PhD, Spring 1999
Advisor: Elliott, E
Microbial community composition and soil organic matter dynamics in agroecosystems
Gadd, Craig
MS, Spring 2000
Advisor: Detling, Jim
Characteristics of habitat within the geographical ranges of white-tailed and black-tailed prairie dogs in Wyoming and southern Montana
Gage, Ed
MS, Spring 2003
Advisor: Cooper, David
Potential constraints on willow establishment in the elk winter range of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Galles, Karen
MS, Summer 2011
Advisor: Ham, Jay
Practical strategies for reducing ammonia volatilization from feedlots along Colorado's Front Range
Gammon, David
PhD, Summer 2004
Advisor: Baker, Bruce
Repertoires of Learned Vocal Signals: How Do They Originate, and Are They Adaptive?
Gannon, Ben
MS, Spring 2012
Advisor: Martin, Patrick
Hurricane Disturbance and Vegetation Dynamics in the Cordillera Central, Dominican Republic
Gass, Toby
PhD, Fall 2010
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Drought, death, and diurnal cycles: Playing with precipitation in a semi-arid woodland
Gathany, Mark
PhD, Spring 2008
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Trace Gas Biogeochemistry in Response to Wildfire and Forest Management in Ponderosa Pine Ecosystems of Colorado
Gebben, David
PhD, Spring 2013
Advisor: Loomis, John
Examining Efficiency Gains Through Combining Revealed and Stated Preferences and Issues Related to Scop with Contingent Valuation.
Gibson (Karl), Barbara
MS, Spring 2005
Advisor: Wilson, Ken
Population Genetic Analysis of Deer Mice (Peromyscus Maniculatus) on the Anaconda Smelter Site
Gill, Rick
PhD, Fall 1998
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Biotic Controls Over the Depth Distribution of Soil Organic Matter
Goad, Erica
MS, Summer 2013
Advisor: Pejchar, Liba
Co-Advisor: Knight, Rick
Mammalian habitat use along a residential development gradient in Northern Colorado
Goodrich, Anne
MS, Spring 2008
Advisor: Jacobi, William
Changes in Roadside Soils and Vegetation Through the Use of Magnesium Chloride Dust Suppression Products
Graeve, Phil
MS, Summer 2012
Advisor: Rocca, Monique
Controls on pinyon and juniper seedling establishment in the Uncompahgre Plateau, Western Colorado
Grant, Douglas
PhD, Summer 2004
Advisor: Redente, Ed
Labile and total carbon and nitrogen dynamics in two grassland ecosystems
Grant, Douglas
MS, Spring 2000
Advisor: Redente, Ed
Influence of Russian knapweed allelopathy on the survival and growth of four native grasses
Grant, Tom
PhD, Fall 2011
Advisor: Paschke, Mark
Plant-Soil Feedbacks: A Potential Tool to Improve Management of Invasive Knapweeds
Guilbault, Kimberly
MS, Spring 2011
Advisor: Brown, Cynthia
The Influence of Chilling Requirement on the Southern Distribution of Exotic Russian Olive on Western North America
Gurney, Kevin
PhD, Summer 2004
Advisor: Denning, Scott
Towards robust regional estimates of carbon sources and sinks using atmospheric transport models
Haddix, Michelle
MS, Summer 2007
Advisor: Conant, Rich
Co-Advisor: Paul, Eldor
Temperature Sensitivity of Soil Organic Matter Pools
Hall, Sonia
PhD, Summer 2005
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Overstory Structure and Detrital Dynamics of PonderosaPine Forests: Insights Into Fire Behavior and Its Carbon Consequences
Ham, Charlotte
PhD, Summer 2011
Advisor: Loomis, John
Using the Hedonic Property Method to Value Federal Lands Proximate to Urban Areas: A Case Study of Colorado Springs, Colorado
Hamman, Sarah
PhD, Summer 2006
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Altered fire regime impacts on the soil biogeochemistry and microbial community structure of mixed conifer and ponderosa pine forests
Hardwicke, Kelly
PhD, Fall 2006
Advisor: Detling, Jim
Tri-Trophic Interactions Affect Plant-Insect Floral Visitor Webs of the Shortgrass Steppe: Prairie Dogs, Plants, and Pollinators
Hardy, Amanda
PhD, Fall 2012
Advisor: Crooks, Kevin
A transportation corridor runs through it: people, wildlife, and transportation system in national parks and beyond
Hardy, Erik
MS, Fall 2002
Advisor: Woodmansee, Bob
Cover, soil, and physiographic variables useful in predicting erosion condition class for mountain sagebrush and mountain grassland communities
Hartley, Laurel
PhD, Fall 2006
Advisor: Detling, Jim
Plague and the black-tailed prairie dog : an introduced disease mediates the effects of an herbivore on ecosystem structure and function
Hartman, Melannie
PhD, Spring 2013
Advisor: Parton, Bill
Co-Advisor: Baron, Jill
Ecosystem modeling to understand global change effects to terrestrial and fresh water systems.
Hasstedt, Steve
PhD, Summer 2013
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Forest structure in unroaded old-growth: Understanding the influence of soils on variability of long-term vegetation dynamics and fire history
Hastings, Buffy
MS, Spring 2005
Advisor: Knight, Rick
Conservation Value of Clustered Housing Developments
Haynes (Driver), Katie
MS, Summer 2010
Advisor: Cooper, David
Distinguishing the Hydrologic Regimes and Vegetation of Fens and Wet Meadows in the Rocky Mountains
Heisler, Jana
PhD, Summer 2008
Advisor: Knapp, Alan
Sensitivity of Grassland Ecosystems Across the Great Plains to Present and Future Variability in Precipitation
Henry, Julie
MS, Summer 2000
Advisor: Covich, Alan
Spatial and temporal variation of disturbance : effects on riparian and aquatic communities along two headwater streams in Puerto Rico
Hobman, Dirk
MS, Fall 2010
Advisor: Knight, Rick
The Next West
Hochstrasser, Tamara
PhD, Summer 2001
Advisor: Peters (Coffin), Debra
Pattern and process at a desert grassland-shrubland ecotone
Holcombe (Davern), Tracy
PhD, Summer 2009
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Early detection and rapid assessment of invasive organisms under global climate change
Holfelder, Kirstin
MS, Summer 2009
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Nitrogen Cycling and Seed Bank Dynamics of a Biosolid Treated Site
Hopken, Matthew
MS, Fall 2007
Advisor: Douglas, Marlis
Molecular Approaches to the Conservation and Management of Indigenous Fishes in Western North America: The Bluehead Sucker (Catostomus Discobolus) as Case Study
Houston, Stephen
PhD, Summer 2002
Advisor: Shaw, R
Simulation of munitions effects on ecosystem contamination in an Army range impact area
Howe, Susan
MS, Summer 2000
Advisor: Laituri, Melinda
Energy and market values of water in the Cache LaPoudre River Basin, CO
Hubbard, Rob
PhD, Fall 2000
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Hydraulic regulation and control of photosynthesis in Pinus ponderosa
Hunter, Donald
PhD, Summer 1999
Advisor: Hoffer, Roger
Avian response to changes in landscape structure in the inter-mountain west
Hunter (Sinton), Penelope
MS, Spring 2001
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Effects of irrigated and dryland cultivation on soil carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus in northeastern Colorado
Hwang, Bernice
MS, Summer 2007
Advisor: Lauenroth, William
Potential Invasiveness of Hesperis Matronalis Along Northern Colorado Front Range Canyons
Jacobs, Brian
PhD, Fall 2008
Advisor: Romme, Bill
Characterize Southwestern U.S. Piñon-Juniper Woodlands: Seeing the "Old" Trees for the "Young" Forest
Jamiyansharav, Khishig
PhD, Spring 2010
Advisor: Ojima, Dennis
Co-Advisor: Pielke, Roger
Long-term analysis and apprpriate metrics of climate change in Mongolia
Jarnevich (Crosier), Catherine
PhD, Summer 2004
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Synergistic methods to generate predictive models at large spatial extents and fine resolution
Jehle, Gretchen
MS, Spring 2004
Advisor: Savidge, Julie
Co-Advisor: Carr (Kotliar), Tasha
Avian response to prescribed fire in the upland shrub/ponderosa pine system of Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Johnston (Bilyeu), Danielle
PhD, Summer 2006
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Effects of elk browsing and water table on willow growth and physiology : implications for willow restoration in Yellowstone National Park
Jolley, Leonard
PhD, Fall 2006
Advisor: Trlica, Joe
Streambank, soil, and vegetation responses to grazing in a montane riparian ecosystem
Jones, Jennifer
MS, Summer 2011
Advisor: Cooper, David
Patterns of Floristic Diversity in Wet Meadows and Fens of the Southern Sierra Nevada, California, USA
Joy, Suzanne
PhD, Fall 2002
Advisor: Reich, Robin
Northern goshawk habitat on the Kaibab National Forest in Arizona : factors affecting nest locations and territory quality
Judd, Craig
MS, Spring 2011
Advisor: von Fischer, Joe
Impact of Methanotroph Ecology on Upland Methane Biogeochemistry in Grassland Soils
Junell, Jeanine
MS, Summer 2002
Advisor: Van Horne, Beatrice
Differences in short-horned grasshopper (Orthoptera: Acrididae) community structure between prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) colonies and off-colony sites on the shortgrass steppe of northern Colorado.
Kachergis, Emily
PhD, Summer 2011
Advisor: Fernandez-Gimenez, Maria
Co-Advisor: Rocca, Monique
An Alternatae State Approach to Range Management in the Sagebrush Steppe
Kaczynski, Kristen
PhD, Spring 2013
Advisor: Cooper, David
Riparian willow decline in Colorado: Interactions of ungulate browsing, native birds and fungi.
Kade, Anja
MS, Spring 2001
Advisor: Trlica, Joe
Co-Advisor: Shaw, R
Soil and plant recovery after historic military disturbances in the Sonoran Desert, USA
Kaval, Pamela
PhD, Spring 2004
Advisor: Loomis, John
Public values for restoring natural ecosystems : investigation into non-market values of anadromous fish and wildfire management
Kaye, Jason
PhD, Summer 2000
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Recalcitrant nitrogen pool dynamics in forest and grassland soils
Kaye, Margot
PhD, Summer 2002
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Co-Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Forest ecology of quaking aspen in Rocky Mountain National Park : a landscape survey, a reconstruction, and a predictive model
Kelly, Robin
MS, Spring 1995
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Soil Organic Matter Responses to Variation in Plant Inputs on Shortgrass Steppe
Kendall, Jennifer
MS, Spring 2012
Advisor: Savidge, Julie
Co-Advisor: Douglas, Michael
Inferring Mating Behavior and Reproductive Success of (Agkistrodon Contortrix) Using Molecular Parentage Assignment Tests
Kimball, Bruce
PhD, Fall 1997
Advisor: Stermitz, Frank
Chemical Ecology of Vascular Tissue Foraging by Black Bears
Kipervaser, Daniel
MS, Spring 2007
Advisor: Van Horne, Beatrice
Co-Advisor: Wiens, John
Niche Partitioning and Differential Microhabitat Utilization on the Shortgrass Steppe of Northern Colorado by Two Wolf Spiders, Schizocosa Mccooki and Schizocosa Mimula (Araneae: Lycosidae)
Knapp, Eli
PhD, Fall 2009
Advisor: Galvin, Kathy
Western Serengeti people shall not die: the effects of Serengeti National Park on rural household economics in Tanzania
Knox, Shawn
MS, Spring 2005
Advisor: Romme, Bill
Multi-scale spatial heterogeneity in historical fire regimes of ponderosa pine and douglas-fir forests in Arizona, USA
Korb, Nathan
MS, Spring 2005
Advisor: Romme, Bill
Historical fire regimes and structures of douglas-fir forests in the Centennial Valley of southwest Montana
Koski, Marci
MS, Fall 2000
Advisor: Johnson, Brett
Kokanee (Oncorhynchus nerka) foraging ecology : effects of prey density and light
Kray, Julie
MS, Fall 2010
Advisor: Cooper, David
Response of native phreatophytes to changes in precipitation regime in the San Luis Valley, Colorado
Krumm, Caroline
MS, Fall 2009
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Co-Advisor: Miller, Mike
Vulnerability of Chronic Wasting Disease Infected Mule Deer (Odcoileus hemionus) to Mountain Lion (Puma concolor) Predation
Kumar, Sunil
PhD, Spring 2007
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Co-Advisor: Lefsky, Michael
Effects of Spatial Heterogeneity on Native and Nonnative Plant and Butterfly Species Richness in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado,USA
LaFrancois (Moraska), Brenda
PhD, Fall 2002
Advisor: Johnson, Brett
Algal and invertebrate responses to atmospheric nitrogen deposition in Rocky Mountain lakes
LaFrancois, Toben
MS, Fall 1995
Advisor: Kondratieff, Boris
Biology and ecology of rock pools in Capitol Reef National Park, Utah
Lassige, Michelle
MS, Spring 2002
Advisor: Laituri, Melinda
Habitat attributes associated with Columbian sharp-tailed grouse lek sites at multiple spatial scales in northwestern Colorado
Lee, Michelle
MS, Spring 2001
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Non-native plant invasions in Rocky Mountain National Park : linking species traits and habitat characteristics
Leinwand, Ian
MS, Summer 2009
Advisor: Theobald, Dave
Co-Advisor: Knight, Rick
Land Use Patterns and Trends in the Southern Rocky Mountain Ecoregion at the Public-Private Interface
Lemly, Joanna
MS, Summer 2007
Advisor: Cooper, David
Fens of Yellowstone National Park, USA: regional and local controls over plant species distribution
Lenth, Benjamin
MS, Summer 2006
Advisor: Knight, Rick
The effects of dogs on wildlife communities
Lindsay, Kathryn
MS, Spring 1999
Advisor: Clark, Larry
Non-thesis Unpublished review of mammal repellents
Lokupitiya, Erandi
PhD, Summer 2006
Advisor: Paustian, Keith
Regional and National-Scale Analysis of Cropland Carbon Cycling
Lueders, Andrea
MS, Spring 2002
Advisor: Kennedy, P
Influences of vegetative structure on avian populations under grazing regimes in North Dakota mixed-grass prairie
Lynch, Emma
MS, Fall 2013
Advisor: Angeloni, Lisa
Co-Advisor: Wittemyer, George
The use of acoustic collars for studying landscape effects on animal behavior
Lynn, Stacy
PhD, Summer 2010
Advisor: Coughenour, Michael
Cultivating the Savanna: Implications of Land Use Change for Maasai Livelihoods and Wildlife Conservation in East Africa
MacKinnon, Daniel
MS, Spring 2007
Advisor: Holtzer, Tom
Co-Advisor: Hufbauer, Ruth
Evaluating the Host Use Pattern of Brachypterolus Pulicarius, an Accidentally Introduced Herbivore on Two Invasive Toadflaxes
Mackzo, Kristie
PhD, Summer 2006
Advisor: Laituri, Melinda
USDA Forest Service rangeland recreation : site identification, visitor characteristics and activities, and a travel cost model
Magle, Seth
PhD, Spring 2007
Advisor: Crooks, Kevin
The Persistence of Prairie Dogs Within Urban Habitat Islands in the Colorado Front Range
Magraw, Kim
MS, Summer 2004
Advisor: Detling, Jim
Beyond Forest Cover: An Analysis of Plant Communities in the Fragmented Rural Landscape of Northern Ilam District, Nepal
Marshall, Kristin
PhD, Spring 2012
Advisor: Cooper, David
Co-Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Wolves, elk, and willows: alternate states and transition thresholds on Yellowstone's northern range
McCarthy, Julia
MS, Spring 2008
Advisor: Poff, LeRoy
Factors Influencing Ecological Recovery Downstream of Diversion Dams in Southern Rocky Mountain Streams
McCarty, Craig
PhD, Fall 1999
Advisor: Burnham, Ken
Contributions to the mathematical theory of epidemic dynamics
McCulley, Rebecca
PhD, Fall 2002
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Biogeochemical response of U.S. Great Plains grasslands to regional and interannual variability in precipitation
McGinn (Marrs), Robin
PhD, Spring 2007
Advisor: Hufbauer, Ruth
Population Genetics of Centaurea Stoebe and C. Diffusa in Their Native and Introduced Ranges
McHale, Melissa
PhD, Summer 2007
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Carbon Storage in Urban Forests Along the Colorado Front Range: An Analysis of Urban Trees in Carbon Credit Markets and the Allometric Relationships for Determining Urban Forest Biomass
McIntyre, Nancy
PhD, Spring 1998
Advisor: Wiens, John
Landscape heterogeneity at multiple scales : effects on movement patterns and habitat selection of eleodid beetles
McMahan, Andrew
MS, Summer 1996
Plan B Masters - No Title Available
Melle, Caroline
MS, Summer 2013
Advisor: Wallenstein, Matt
Nutrient limitation of microbial decomposition in Arctic Tussack Tundra
Merrill, Scott
PhD, Spring 2007
Advisor: Holtzer, Tom
Overwintering Ecology of the Russian Wheat Aphid, Diuraphis Noxia (Kurdjumov), in Eastern Colorado
Merritt, Dave
PhD, Summer 1999
Advisor: Wohl, Ellen
The effects of mountain reservoir operations on the distributions and dispersal mechanisms of riparian plants, Colorado front range
Metzger, Kristine
PhD, Spring 2002
Advisor: Coughenour, Michael
The Serengeti ecosystem : species richness patterns, grazing, and land-use
Meunier, Jed
PhD, Summer 2012
Advisor: Romme, Bill
Co-Advisor: Knight, Rick
Disentangling fire, climate, forest structure, and land-use history interactions in Mexicoâ??s northern Sierra Madre
Miller, Carol
PhD, Summer 1998
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Forest Pattern, Surface Fire Regimes, and Climatic Change in the Sierra Nevada, California
Miller, James
PhD, Fall 1999
Advisor: Wiens, John
The effect of human settlement on bird communities in lowland riparian areas
Miller, Melissa
MS, Fall 2005
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Snowshoe Hare Habitat Relationships in Successional Stages of Spruce-Fir, Lodgepole Pine, and Aspen Cover Types in Northwest Colorado
Miller, Michael
MS, Spring 1999
Advisor: Wilson, Ken
Ecology of deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) and Ord's kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ordii) in riparian zones of regulated versus unregulated rivers in northwestern Colorado
Minnick, Tamera
PhD, Summer 1998
Advisor: Peters (Coffin), Debra
Abiotic factors affecting distribution and dominance patterns of two c4 perennial grass species
Moline, Angela
PhD, Fall 2007
Advisor: Poff, LeRoy
A Survey of Colorado Plateau Stream Insect Communities: The Roles of Riparian Leaf Litter and Hydrologic Variation on Species Growth and Community Structure
Monroe, Jeremy
MS, Fall 2002
Advisor: Poff, LeRoy
Scales and sources of habitat structure shaping grazer distributions in the upper Colorado River
Muldoon, Kathryn
MS, Fall 2003
Advisor: Baron, Jill
A hydrologic and nitrogen mass balance for embryo pond, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Munson, Seth
PhD, Spring 2009
Advisor: Lauenroth, William
Plant Community and Ecosystem Change on Conservation Reserve Program Lands in Northeastern Colorado
Nelson (LaPerriere), Monique
MS, Spring 2007
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Comparison of Headwater Stream and Peatland Chemistry in the Rocky Mountains of Northern Colorado
Neptun, Kristina
MS, Summer 2001
Advisor: Clements, Will
The riffle quality triad : a novel approach to assessing pollution-induced degradation in cobble-bottom streams
Ng, Kawa
PhD, Fall 2011
Advisor: Loomis, John
Valuing Economic Benefits of Water's Ecosystem Services with Non-Market Valuation Methods and Regional Input-Output Model
Nippert, Jesse
PhD, Spring 2006
Advisor: Knapp, Alan
Life by the drop : water as physiological driver of the tallgrass prairie plant community
Nydick, Koren
PhD, Fall 2002
Advisor: Baron, Jill
Co-Advisor: Johnson, Brett
Mountain lake responses to elevated nitrogen deposition in the west : algal productivity and nitrogen retention
O'Brien, Lee
MS, Spring 2005
Advisor: Wiens, John
A method to quantify and depict uncertainty in wildlife habitat suitability models using Bayesian inference and expert opinion
O'Connor, Paul
MS, Summer 1998
Advisor: Covich, Alan
Habitat Selection in Insular Tropical Streams; Macroinvertebrate Responses to a Riparian Invasion by Non-Indigenous Bamboo
Olden, Julian
PhD, Fall 2004
Advisor: Poff, LeRoy
Fish fauna homogenization of the United States, life-history correlates of native extinctions and non-native invasions in the American southwest, and the bi-directional impacts of dams in the American southeast
Olsson, Ute
MS, Summer 1996
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Nitrogen cost of production along a lodgepole pine chronosequence
Oropeza, Jill
MS, Spring 2008
Advisor: Baron, Jill
Controls on Soil Acidity in Loch Vale Watershed, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado
Osborne, Brooke
MS, Summer 2012
Advisor: Baron, Jill
The effects of temperature and moisture on alpine microbial communities across a gradient of soil development
Owens, Stephanie
MS, Spring 2008
Advisor: von Fischer, Joe
The Relationship Between Wetland Methane Emissions and Ecosystem Productivity
Parker, Kimberly
MS, Fall 2000
Advisor: Leininger, Wayne
Biomass, water use, and growth parameter responses of Carex rostrata, Juncus balticus, and Deschampsia cespitosa to 4 stationary water table depths
Patterson, Lindsay
MS, Summer 2005
Advisor: Cooper, David
Hydrologic Characterization and Restoration of a Mountain Fen-Complex, Drakesbad Meadow, Lassen Volcanic National Park, Cascade Range, California
Peck, Laura
MS, Fall 1999
Advisor: Leininger, Wayne
Grazing history and overstory canopy affect understory diversity in a montane riparian ecosystem
Pedersen, Kerri
MS, Spring 2004
Advisor: Clark, Larry
Estimation of the prevalence of shiga-like toxin escherichia coli and salmonella enterica in pigeons of Fort Collins, Colorado
Peterson, Jan
PhD, Spring 1999
Advisor: Detling, Jim
Ungulate/vegetation dynamics in the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Range
Phillips, Rebecca
MS, Spring 1997
Advisor: Trlica, Joe
Forage quality as affected by previous cattle use in a montane riparian ecosystem
Pinho, Joana
PhD, Summer 2009
Advisor: Galvin, Kathy
"Staying Together": People-Wildlife Relationships in a Pastoral Society in Transition, Amboseli Ecosystem, Southern Kenya
Poessel, Sharon
MS, Summer 2009
Advisor: Crooks, Kevin
Co-Advisor: Angeloni, Lisa
Behavior and Conservation of Black-Footed Ferrets: Stress in Captivity and Predation Risk in the Wild
Prihodko, Lara
PhD, Summer 2004
Advisor: Denning, Scott
Characterizing uncertainty for regional carbon cycle modeling
Prusha, Blair
MS, Summer 2002
Advisor: Clements, Will
Effects of landscape attributes and dissolved organic carbon on metal accumulation in aquatic macroinvertebrates from the Upper Arkansas River Basin (Colorado)
Rader, Brian
MS, Fall 1995
Advisor: Nimmo, D
Co-Advisor: Aldridge, Cameron
A toxicological evaluation of contaminated floodplain soils along the Clark Fork River, Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site, Deer Lodge, Montana
Ransom, Jason
PhD, Summer 2012
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Population ecology of feral horses in an era of fertility control management
Ransom, Jason
MS, Spring 2009
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Understanding the Influences of Immunocontraception on Equids through Competing Models of Behavior
Reese, Gordon
PhD, Summer 2012
Advisor: Wilson, Ken
Simulating species assemblages and evaluating species richness estimators
Reese, Gordon
MS, Spring 2003
Advisor: Wilson, Ken
Factors affecting the accuracy of predicted species distributions : a simulation experiment
Regan, Mitchell
PhD, Summer 1997
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Co-Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Old-growth forests in the Sacramento Mountains, New Mexico: characteristics, stand dynamics, and historical distributions
Reyes (Fox), Melissa
MS, Summer 2008
Advisor: Trlica, Joe
Interactive effects of elevated CO2, warming and water additions on timing and rates of plant development in a Northern mixed-prairie ecosystem: Enhancing the GPFARM model.
Reynolds, Lindsay
PhD, Fall 2009
Advisor: Cooper, David
Causes and management of exotic riparian plant invasion in Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona
Riley, Carol
PhD, Summer 2001
Advisor: Steingraeber, David
Population dynamics and ecological characteristics of Cleome multicaulis, a rare annual wetland halophyte of the San Luis Valley, Colorado
Robles, Marcos
MS, Summer 1995
Advisor: Burke, Indy
Recovery of Soil Organic Matter and Nutrient Availability on Conservation Reserve Program Fields
Rochelle, Richard
MS, Fall 1998
Advisor: Grier, Sonya
Pedogenic effects of krummholz migration
Roeper, Brooke
MS, Fall 2007
Advisor: Wilson, Ken
History and Ecology of Sin Nombre Virus, a New World Hantavirus, in the United States
Root, Jon
PhD, Summer 2003
Advisor: Wilson, Ken
Transmission and trafficking of sin nombre virus in the deer mouse (peromyscus maniculatus)
Rose, Joshua
MS, Summer 2012
Advisor: Cooper, David
Barriers to establishment and growth of cottonwoods in Yellowstone National Park's northern range
Rowe, Helen
PhD, Spring 2006
Advisor: Redente, Ed
Investigations of Bromus Tectorum: Restoration Strategies and Interactions with Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi
Ruell, Emily
MS, Fall 2006
Advisor: Crooks, Kevin
The effects of habitat fragmentation on abundance and genetic structure of bobcat populations in coastal southern California
Rueth, Heather
PhD, Fall 2001
Advisor: Baron, Jill
Englemann [sic.] spruce forest responses to nitrogen deposition in northern Colorado
Salafsky, Susan
MS, Spring 2004
Advisor: Noon, Barry
Covariation between prey abundance and northern goshawk fecundity on the Kaibab Plateau, Arizona
Sanderson, John
PhD, Fall 2006
Advisor: Steingraeber, David
Hydrology and conservation of intermountain wetlands
Saunders, Carl
PhD, Fall 2010
Advisor: Fausch, Kurt
Effects of riparian grazing on terrestrial invertebrate subsidies that feed trout in central Rocky Mountain streams
Scheintaub, Madeline
MS, Spring 2008
Advisor: Knapp, Alan
The Response of the Shortgrass Steppe to Fire
Scherer, Richard
MS, Fall 2004
Advisor: Noon, Barry
An evaluation of weather and introduced disease as causes of decline in two populations of boreal toads in Rocky Mountain National Park : an information-theoretic approach
Scherff-Norris, Kirsta
MS, Summer 1999
Advisor: Wunder, Bruce
Spatial ecology of cactus bugs : interactions among suitable habitat, connectivity, and movements
Schimelpfenig, Dave
MS, Spring 2012
Advisor: Cooper, David
The Effects of Long Term Drainage and Restoration on Soil Properties of Southern Rocky Mountain Sedge Fens
Schoenecker, Kate
PhD, Fall 2012
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Ecology of Bison, Elk, and Vegetation in an Arid Ecosystem
Schook, Derek
MS, Spring 2012
Advisor: Cooper, David
Climatic and Hydrologic Processes Leading to Recent Wetland Losses in Yellowstone National Park, USA
Schooley, Robert
PhD, Summer 2002
Advisor: Wiens, John
Spatial ecology of cactus bugs : interactions among suitable habitat, connectivity, and movements
Schuh, Andrew
PhD, Spring 2009
Advisor: Denning, Scott
Recovering Spatially and Temporally Dynamic Regional Scale Carbon Flux Estimates
Schultz, Matthew
MS, Spring 2008
Advisor: Paschke, Mark
Soil Ecological Interactions of Spotted Knapweed and Native Plant Species
Scott, Heather
MS, Fall 2013
Advisor: Ryan, Michael
Co-Advisor: Parton, Bill
Forest respiration from eddy covariance and chamber measurements under high turbulence and a bark beetle epidemic
Sea, William
PhD, Spring 2008
Advisor: Hanan, Niall
Moving Beyond the Aggregated Models: Woody Plant Size Influences on Savanna Function and Dynamics
Searle, Kathryn
PhD, Fall 2004
Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Responses of herbivores to heterogeneity in forage resources expressed at multiple spatial scales
Shah, Syed
PhD, Fall 2013
Advisor: Hoag, Dana
VALUATION OF FRESHWATER RESOURCES AND SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT IN POVERTY DOMINATED AREAS
Sharp, Darrin
MS, Summer 2005
Advisor: Ojima, Dennis
Coupling the Sib2.5 Biophysics Model and the Daycent4.5 Ecosystem Model Through Leaf Area Index
Shaw, Ashley
MS, Summer 2013
Advisor: Wall, Diana
Fire Management Effects on Carbon Flow from Root Litter to the Soil Community in a Tallgrass Prairie
Shurentuya, Begzsuren
MS, Spring 2004
Advisor: Ellis, Jim
Herbaceous forage variability and carrying capacity in the Gobi Three Beauty National Park, Mongolia
Simpson, Rod
PhD, Fall 2010
Advisor: Moore, John
Soil Organic Matter and Aggregate Dynamics in an Arctic Ecosystem
Skorkowsky, Robert
MS, Spring 2003
Advisor: Knight, Rick
Effects of a blowdown and subsequent salvage logging on forest songbird communities
Smith, Anine
MS, Fall 2012
Advisor: Knapp, Alan
Co-Advisor: Symstad, Amy
Ecological Consequences of Increased Nitrogen Deposition in Three Northern Great Plains Grasslands
Smith, William
MS, Summer 2008
Advisor: Gao, Wei
Ultraviolet-B Radiation: Impacts on Litter Decomposition Under Different Precipitation Regimes and Biotics
Snider, Elise
MS, Summer 2009
Advisor: Wilson, Ken
Post-Fire Insect Communities and Roost Selection by Western Long-Eared Myotis (Myotis Evotis) in Mesa Verde National Park
Sofaer, Helen
PhD, Fall 2012
Advisor: Ghalambor, Cameron
Demography and parental investment in orange-crowned warblers: testing life history theory
Spaulding, Sarah
PhD, Spring 1996
Advisor: Wall, Diana
Algal investigations at varying temporal scales in an extreme environment : McMurdo Dry Valley Lakes, Antarctica
Spiering, David
MS, Summer 2004
Advisor: Knight, Rick
Wildlife use of snags in managed ponderosa pine stands in the Black Hills, South Dakota
St.John, Mark
PhD, Summer 2005
Advisor: Wall, Diana
Soil mite biodiversity : its relationship to grass species and influence on decomposition in the Konza tallgrass prairie
Starr, Banning
MS, Spring 2004
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Long-term effects of clearcutting on N availability and soil solution chemistry in the Fraser Experimental Forest, CO
Steinweg, Meg
PhD, Summer 2011
Advisor: Wallenstein, Matt
Sensitivity of microbial community physiology to soil moisture and temperature in an old field ecosystem
Steinweg, Meg
MS, Summer 2007
Advisor: Conant, Rich
Response Of Soil Enzyme Activities and Carbon Utilization Efficiency To Changes In Temperature.
Stewart, Catherine
PhD, Spring 2006
Advisor: Paustian, Keith
Soil Carbon Saturation: A New Model of Soil Organic Matter Stabilization and Turnover
Strack, John
PhD, Summer 2006
Advisor: Pielke, Roger
Arctic Tundra Shrub Invasion and Soot Deposition: Consequences for Spring Snowmelt and Near-Surface Air Temperatures
Straube, Jonathan
MS, Fall 2011
Advisor: Ojima, Dennis
Integration of Variable Photosynthetic Capacity into a Biogeochemical Model
Strenge, Ernst
MS, Fall 1999
Advisor: Bonham, Charles
Spatial pattern analyses of vegetation and soil factors within the shortgrass steppe of north-central Colorado
Sueltenfuss, Jeremy
MS, Summer 2012
Advisor: Knight, Rick
The ecology of irrigation canal seepage: Wetland creation in an agricultural landscape
Sullivan, Patrick
PhD, Summer 2005
Advisor: Welker, Jeff
Co-Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Vegetation microclimate and plant physiological responses to climate change experiments in the high and low arctic
Sulzman, Elizabeth
PhD, Fall 2000
Advisor: Kelly, Gene
Soil carbon and water dynamics: ¹³C and ¹8O as system tracers
Sumay, Gloria
MS, Summer 2013
Advisor: Boone, Randall
Co-Advisor: Bowser, Gillian
Photovoice as a Technique to Understand Perception of Local People Neighboring Tarangire National Park in Tanzaniza on Risks Caused by Migratory Animals
Suzuki, Kunihiko
MS, Fall 1997
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Aspen Regeneration in Elk Winter Range of Rocky Mountain National Park and Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado
Swan, Amy
MS, Spring 2012
Advisor: Paustian, Keith
Conservation Agriculture: Impacts on Soil N2O Emissions and Adoption by Farmers
Swemmer, Anthony
PhD, Summer 2007
Advisor: Knapp, Alan
The Effect of Intra-Seasonal Variation in Precipitation on the Productivity of Grasses and Grasslands
Sylvain, Zac
PhD, Summer 2013
Advisor: Wall, Diana
The influence of moisture availability on terrestrial ecosystems: Effects on soil animal communities along a regional/global scale climate gradient
Talbert, Colin
MS, Spring 2008
Advisor: Knight, Rick
Private Ranchland and Public Land Grazing in the Southern Rockies
Tang, Hongzhao
MS, Spring 2013
Advisor: Gao, Wei
Comparison of aerosol optical depth of UV-B monitoring and Research Program (UVMRP), AERONET and MODIS over continental United States.
Tatanova, Maral
MS, Summer 1998
Advisor: Parton, Bill
Co-Advisor: Ojima, Dennis
Carbon dynamics in the grasslands of Kazakhstan
Tolve, Sam
MS, Spring 2013
Advisor: Noon, Barry
Predicting trophic cascades due to the presence of a novel apex predator: The Barred Owl in the Pacific Northwest
Tostowaryk, Tracy
MS, Fall 2000
Advisor: Whicker, F
The assimilation and elimination of cesium by freshwater invertebrates
Tracey, Jeff
PhD, Fall 2006
Advisor: Crooks, Kevin
Agent-Based Movement Models and Landscape Connectivity
Treonis, Amy
PhD, Summer 1999
Advisor: Wall, Diana
Environmental controls of the diversity, activity, and function of soil nematodes in the McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica
Unangst, Edward
PhD, Summer 1998
Advisor: Wunder, Bruce
Body composition dynamics of a small herbivore, the meadow vole, (Microtus pennsylvanicus) : a field and laboratory perspective
Uowolo, Amanda
MS, Summer 2002
Advisor: Binkley, Dan
Effects of Succession on Riparian Plant Species Richness and Community Characteristics on the Floodplains of a Regulated and Unregulated River in the Western U.S.
Urza, Alexandra
MS, Summer 2012
Advisor: Sibold, Jason
Magnificence in Motion: climate and forest composition in Glacier National Park
Van Alen, Alexander
MS, Fall 1998
Advisor: Knight, Rick
An integrated weed management plan for The Nature Conservancy's Phantom Canyon Preserve Larimer County, Colorado
Vieira (MacRury), Nicole
PhD, Summer 2003
Advisor: Clements, Will
Impacts of wildfire on benthic insects in burned streams : community and population responses at multiple scales
Vinton, Mary
PhD, Summer 1994
Advisor: Burke, Indy
The influence of individual plants on soil nutrient dynamics in the central grassland region of the United States
Walsh, Margaret
PhD, Fall 2001
Advisor: Ojima, Dennis
Co-Advisor: Schimel, Dave
NOx and N2O fluxes in an upland agroecosystem of the north China plain : field measurements, biogeochemical simulation, and climatic sensitivity
Wann, Greg
MS, Summer 2012
Advisor: Aldridge, Cameron
Co-Advisor: Hobbs, Tom
Long-term demography of a white-tailed ptarmigan population in Colorado
Waters, Mary
MS, Fall 2003
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Species Richness, Vegetation Cover, and Disturbance Relationships in an Arid Ecosystem
Weinbaum, Karen
MS, Fall 2005
Advisor: Laituri, Melinda
Recconaissance [sic.] survey analysis of forest elephants (Loxodonta cyclotis) in central Africa
Westbrook, Cherie
PhD, Fall 2005
Advisor: Cooper, David
Beaver as drivers of hydrogeomorphic and ecological processes in a mountain valley
Wiens, John
MS, Fall 2004
Advisor: Noon, Barry
Post-fledging survival and natal dispersal of northern goshawks in Arizona
Wilbur, Hannah
MS, Fall 2011
Advisor: Hufbauer, Ruth
Plant-Insect Interactions and Management Options for Verbascum Thapsus L. in Colorado
Wilkins, Kate
MS, Fall 2012
Advisor: Moore, John
Co-Advisor: Bowser, Gillian
Effect of birdwatchers on sandhill crane (Grus canadensis) behavior at spring stopover sites in the San Luis Valley, Colorado
Wolf, Evan
MS, Summer 2004
Advisor: Cooper, David
The role of beaver, stream flow and elk in willow establishment and floodplain stability on small streams on Yellowstone's northern range
Woodard, Jason
MS, Spring 2002
Advisor: Van Horne, Beatrice
The influence of diet, habitat, and recreational shooting of prairie dogs on burrowing owl demography
Woodland, Anne
MS, Spring 2000
Advisor: Redente, Ed
Conceptual Approaches for Ecological Risk Assessment
Worden, Jeffrey
PhD, Fall 2007
Advisor: Coughenour, Michael
Fragmentation and Settlement Pattern in Maasailand-Implications for Pastoral Mobility, Drought Vulnerability, and Wildlife Conservation in an East African Savanna
Wunder, Michael
PhD, Spring 2007
Advisor: Noon, Barry
Geographic Structure and Dynamics in Mountain Plover
Wyant, Karl
MS, Fall 2008
Advisor: Moore, John
Effects of Soil Fertilization and Herbivore Exclosures on the Ground Spider Community at Toolik Lake, Alaska
Wythers, Kirk
MS, Fall 1996
Advisor: Lauenroth, William
Bare-soil evaporation in the shortgrass steppe of northcentral Colorado
Yackel (Adams), Amy
PhD, Spring 2005
Advisor: Savidge, Julie
Population demography of lark buntings: Post-fledging survival, fecundity, and breeding decisions
Yackel (Adams), Amy
MS, Fall 1999
Advisor: Knight, Rick
Functions of perch relocations in a communal night roost of wintering bald eagles, North Fork of the Nooksack River, Washington."
York, Patty
MS, Summer 2010
Advisor: Stohlgren, Tom
Differentiating Existing Habitat of the Invasive Tamarisk (Tamarix SPP.) from Potential Habitat of the Endangered Southwestern Willow Flycatcher (Empidonax Traillii Extimus) Through Maximum Entropy Modeling
Zuellig, Robert
PhD, Fall 2006
Advisor: Clements, Will
The Influence of Ultraviolet-B Radiation on Benthic Communities in Rocky Mountain Streams With Different Metal Exposure Histories