Station Bibliography

Alvarez, J. A., & Wilcox, J. T. (2023). Ecological context of size extremes at metamorphosis in the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californienses). The Southwestern Naturalist, 67(2).
Holmquist, A. J., Markelz, R. J. C., Martinez, C. C., & Gillespie, R. G. (2023). The importance of habitat type and historical fire regimes in arthropod community response following large-scale wildfires [Preprint]. Ecology.
Benham, P. M., Cicero, C., Escalona, M., Beraut, E., Marimuthu, M. P. A., Nguyen, O., Nachman, M. W., & Bowie, R. C. K. (2023). A highly contiguous genome assembly for the California quail ( Callipepla californica ). Journal of Heredity, 114(4), 418–427.
Hudson Rasmussen, B. M., Huang, M., Hahm, W. J., Rempe, D. M., Dralle, D., & Nelson, M. D. (2023). Mapping Variations in Bedrock Weathering With Slope Aspect Under a Sedimentary Ridge‐Valley System Using Near‐Surface Geophysics and Drilling. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 128(7), e2023JF007254.
Donaldson, A. M., Zimmer, M., Huang, M. ‐H., Johnson, K. N., Hudson‐Rasmussen, B., Finnegan, N., Barling, N., & Callahan, R. P. (2023). Symmetry in Hillslope Steepness and Saprolite Thickness Between Hillslopes With Opposing Aspects. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 128(7), e2023JF007076.
Mead, A. (2023). The genomic basis of adaptation to climate across oak Quercus species and populations in California.
Callahan, R. P., Huang, M.-H., Donaldson, A. M., Hudson-Rasmussen, B., Rempe, D. M., Schmidt, J., & Zimmer, M. A. (2022). Deep critical zone weathering influenced by rock damage from active faults: Implications for catchment water balances. 2022, H22E-08.
Burton, S., Gialamas, S., Roth, D. L., Jacobson, H., Lasater, N., & Zimmer, M. A. (2022). Using Particle Size Distribution to Identify Changes in Sediment Transport After a Wildfire. 2022, ED34A-15.
Gialamas, S., Burton, S., Roth, D. L., Jacobson, H., Lasater, N., & Zimmer, M. A. (2022). Using Short-Lived Radionuclides to Examine Bioturbation on Hillslopes After Wildfires. 2022, ED35D-0605.
Alvarez, J. A., & Wilcox, J. T. (2022). Defensive display in the California Tiger Salamander, Ambystoma californiense (Caudata, Ambystomatidae). Herpetology Notes, 15, 85–86.
Tu, B., & Trulio, L. (2022). Livestock Ponds as Long-Term Habitat for Southwestern Pond Turtles (Actinemys pallida) in Rangeland Landscapes. CHELONIAN CONSERVATION AND BIOLOGY, 21(2).
McDevitt-Galles, T., Carpenter, S. A., Koprivnikar, J., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2021). How predator and parasite size interact to determine consumption of infectious stages. Oecologia.
Alvarez, J. A., Shea, M. A., Foster, S. M., & Wilcox, J. T. (2021). Use of atypical aquatic breeding habitat by the California tiger salamander. California Fish and Wildlife Journal, CESA Special Issue, 235–240.
Skelton, R. P., Anderegg, L. D. L., Diaz, J., Kling, M. M., Papper, P., Lamarque, L. J., Delzon, S., Dawson, T. E., & Ackerly, D. D. (2021). Evolutionary relationships between drought-related traits and climate shape large hydraulic safety margins in western North American oaks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(10), e2008987118.
Moss, W. E., McDevitt-Galles, T., Muths, E., Bobzien, S., Purificato, J., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2021). Resilience of native amphibian communities following catastrophic drought: Evidence from a decade of regional-scale monitoring. Biological Conservation, 263, 109352.
Johnson, P., Calhoun, D. M., Moss, W. E., McDevitt‐Galles, T., Riepe, T. B., Hallas, J. M., Parchman, T. L., Feldman, C. R., Achatz, T. J., Tkach, V. V., Cropanzano, J., Bowerman, J., & Koprivnikar, J. (2021). The cost of travel: How dispersal ability limits local adaptation in host–parasite interactions. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 34(3), 512–524.
Hazlehurst, J. A., Rankin, D. T., Clark, C. J., McFrederick, Q. S., & Wilson-Rankin, E. E. (2021). Macroecological patterns of resource use in resident and migratory hummingbirds. Basic and Applied Ecology, 51, 71–82.
Wilcox, J. T., Dittes, J. C., Counsulting, G., Box, P. O., Molinos, L., Howard, J. E., & Alvarez, J. A. (2021). Opportunism and dietary extremism leading to mortality in the Gopher Snake (Pituophis catenifer). 2.
Holding, M. L., Putman, B. J., Kong, L. M., Smith, J. E., & Clark, R. W. (2020). Physiological Stress Integrates Resistance to Rattlesnake Venom and the Onset of Risky Foraging in California Ground Squirrels. Toxins, 12(10), 617.
Wilber, M. Q., Briggs, C. J., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2020). Disease’s hidden death toll: Using parasite aggregation patterns to quantify landscape‐level host mortality in a wildlife system. Journal of Animal Ecology, 89(12), 2876–2887.
Wilber, M. Q., Johnson, P. T. J., & Briggs, C. J. (2020). Disease hotspots or hot species? Infection dynamics in multi‐host metacommunities controlled by species identity, not source location. Ecology Letters, 23(8), 1201–1211.
Wood, C. L., Summerside, M., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2020). How host diversity and abundance affect parasite infections: Results from a whole-ecosystem manipulation of bird activity. Biological Conservation, 248, 108683.
McLaughlin, B. C., Blakey, R., Weitz, A. P., Feng, X., Brown, B. J., Ackerly, D. D., Dawson, T. E., & Thompson, S. E. (2020). Weather underground: Subsurface hydrologic processes mediate tree vulnerability to extreme climatic drought. Global Change Biology, 26(5), 3091–3107.
Andrade, M., & Blumstein, D. T. (2019). Anti-predator behavior along elevational and latitudinal gradients in dark-eyed juncos. Current Zoology.
Easterday, K., Kislik, C., Dawson, T., Hogan, S., & Kelly, M. (2019). Remotely Sensed Water Limitation in Vegetation: Insights from an Experiment with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs). Remote Sensing, 11(16), 1853.
Tu, B. (2019). Pond Occupancy by Western Pond Turtles in the Diablo Range of Santa Clara County, California [Master of Science, San Jose State University].
Calhoun, D. M., Leslie, K. L., Riepe, T. B., Achatz, T. J., McDevitt-Galles, T., Tkach, V. V., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2019). Patterns of Clinostomum marginatum infection in fishes and amphibians: integration of field, genetic, and experimental approaches. Journal of Helminthology, 1–12.
Wood, C. L., Summerside, M., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2019). An effective method for ecosystem‐scale manipulation of bird abundance and species richness. Ecology and Evolution, 9(17), 9748–9758.
Feng, X., Ackerly, D. D., Dawson, T. E., Manzoni, S., McLaughlin, B., Skelton, R. P., Vico, G., Weitz, A. P., & Thompson, S. E. (2019). Beyond isohydricity: The role of environmental variability in determining plant drought responses. Plant, Cell & Environment, 42(4), 1104–1111.
Andrade, M. S. (2019). Avian Anti-predator Behavior Along Elevational and Latitudinal Gradients (2284673626) [M.S., University of California, Los Angeles]. Dissertations & Theses @ University of California; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I.
Domocol, M. (2019). Climate-Driven Insect Herbivory in Mixed Coast Live Oak Woodlands Within the Mt. Hamilton Range, Santa Clara County.
McDevitt-Galles, T., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2018). Drought attenuates the impact of fish on aquatic macroinvertebrate richness and community composition. Freshwater Biology, 63(11), 1457–1468.
Gerlein-Safdi, C., Koohafkan, M. C., Chung, M., Rockwell, F. E., Thompson, S., & Caylor, K. K. (2018). Dew deposition suppresses transpiration and carbon uptake in leaves. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 259, 305–316.
Johnson, P. T. J., Calhoun, D. M., Stokes, A. N., Susbilla, C. B., McDevitt-Galles, T., Briggs, C. J., Hoverman, J. T., Tkach, V. V., & de Roode, J. C. (2018). Of poisons and parasites-the defensive role of tetrodotoxin against infections in newts. Journal of Animal Ecology, 87(4), 1192–1204.
Tornabene, B. J., Blaustein, A. R., Briggs, C. J., Calhoun, D. M., Johnson, P. T. J., McDevitt-Galles, T., Rohr, J. R., & Hoverman, J. T. (2018). The influence of landscape and environmental factors on ranavirus epidemiology in a California amphibian assemblage. Freshwater Biology, 63(7), 639–651.
McDevitt-Galles, T., Calhoun, D. M., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2018). Parasite richness and abundance within aquatic macroinvertebrates: testing the roles of host- and habitat-level factors. Ecosphere, 9(4), e02188.
Weitz, A. P. (2018). The Physiological Ecology of Californian Blue Oak ( Quercus douglasii) and Valley Oak (Quercus lobata) Woodlands in Response to Extreme Drought (2206544625) [Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley]. Dissertations & Theses @ University of California; ProQuest Dissertations & Theses A&I.
Mihaljevic, J. R., Hoye, B. J., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2017). Parasite metacommunities: Evaluating the roles of host community composition and environmental gradients in structuring symbiont communities within amphibians. Journal of Animal Ecology, 117, 1227.
Galles, T. M. (2017). The Ecology of Aquatic Macroinvertebrates: Understanding Interactions Among Drought, Introduced Fishes, and Parasites. 1–88.
Vincent, J. (2017). Analysis of Population Structure in a California Newt (Taricha torosa) Metapopulation. Honors CollegeCapstone Experience/Thesis Projects, 1–44.
Koprivnikar, J., Riepe, T. B., Calhoun, D. M., & Johnson, P. T. J. (2017). Whether larval amphibians school does not affect the parasite aggregation rule: testing the effects of host spatial heterogeneity in field and experimental studies. Oikos, 2, 408.
Putman, B. J., & Clark, R. W. (2017). Behavioral thermal tolerances of free-ranging rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) during the summer foraging season. Journal of Thermal Biology, 65, 8–15.
McLaughlin, B. C., Ackerly, D. D., Klos, P. Z., Natali, J., Dawson, T. E., & Thompson, S. E. (2017). Hydrologic refugia, plants, and climate change. Global Change Biology, 23, 2941–2961.
Wilber, M. Q., Johnson, P. T. J., & Briggs, C. J. (2017). When can we infer mechanism from parasite aggregation? A constraint-based approach to disease ecology. Ecology, 98, 688–702.
Hogan, S. D., Kelly, M., Stark, B., & Chen, Y. (2017). Unmanned aerial systems for agriculture and natural resources. California Agriculture, 71, 5–14.
Neves, F., Abrantes, J., & Esteves, P. J. (2016). Evolution of CCL11: genetic characterization in lagomorphs and evidence of positive and purifying selection in mammals. Innate Immunity, 22, 336–343.
Stahlheber, K. A. (2016). The impacts of isolation, canopy size, and environmental conditions on patterns of understory species richness in an oak savanna. Plant Ecology, 1–17.
Putman, B. (2016). The Function and Ontogeny of Antipredator Responses:The Influence of Snakes on Ground Squirrel Behavior and Physiology. 1–64.
Johnson, P. T. J. (2016). Borr Annual Report 201604132016. 1–13.
Putman, B. J., & Clark, R. W. (2016). Habitat Manipulation in Hunting Rattlesnakes ( CrotalusSpecies). The Southwestern Naturalist, 60, 374–377.

Publications and Presentations


Erika Walther & Gediminas Valkiūnas & Elizabeth A. Wommack & Rauri C. K. Bowie & Tatjana A. Iezhova & Ravinder N. M. Sehgal. Description and molecular characterization of a new Leucocytozoon parasite (Haemosporida: Leucocytozoidae), Leucocytozoon californicus sp. nov., found in American kestrels (Falco sparverius sparverius).  Parasitol Res. DOI 10.1007/s00436-016-4925-5


Breanna J. Putman and Rulon W. Clark. Habitat Manipulation in Hunting Rattlesnakes (Crotalus Species). 2015. The Southwestern Naturalist 60(4): 374–377.

Michaella Chung, Carrick Detweiler, Michael Hamilton, James Higgins, John-Paul Ore and Sally Thompson.  Obtaining the Thermal Structure of Lakes from the Air. Water 2015, 7, 6467-6482; doi:10.3390/w7116467.  

Stephen D. Hopper & Fernando A. O. Silveira & Peggy L. Fiedler. Biodiversity hotspots and Ocbil theory. Plant Soil. 2015 DOI 10.1007/s11104-015-2764-2

Fabiana Neves, Joana Abrantes, Tereza Almeida, Paulo P. Costa, and Pedro J. Esteves, “Evolutionary Insights into IL17A in Lagomorphs,” Mediators of Inflammation, vol. 2015, Article ID 367670, 7 pages, 2015. doi:10.1155/2015/367670

Breanna J. Putman & Richard G. Coss & Rulon W. Clark. The ontogeny of antipredator behavior: age differences in California ground squirrels (Otospermophilus beecheyi) at multiple stages of rattlesnake encounters. Behav Ecol Sociobiol (2015) 69:1447–1457.

Breanna J. Putman and Rulon W. Clark. CROTALUS OREGANUS (Northern Pacific Rattlesnake). NON- RATTLING TAIL DISPLAY.  Herpetological Review 46(2), 2015.


Liman, Noura and Malek Naouach. Scheduled sampling for robust sensing. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Network and Service Management, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, November 17-21, 2014. page 224-229.

Ana Lemos de Matos & Grant McFadden & Pedro J. Esteves.  Evolution of viral sensing RIG-I-like receptor genes in Leporidae genera Oryctolagus , Sylvilagus , and Lepus. Immunogenetics (2014) 66:43–52.

Breanna J. Putman and Rulon W. Clark. The fear of unseen predators: ground squirrel tail flagging in the absence of snakes signals vigilance.  Behavioral Ecology (2014), 00(00), 1–9. doi:10.1093/beheco/aru176.

B. C. McLaughlin, C. N. Morozumi, J. Mackenzie, A. Cole, and S. Gennet.  Demography linked to climate change projections in an ecoregional case study: integrating forecasts and field data. Ecosphere. July 2014. Vol:5(7). article 85.

Fabiana Neves, Joana Abrantes, Andrey A Lissovsky and Pedro Jose ́ Esteves.  Pseudogenization of CCL14 in the Ochotonidae (pika) family. Innate Immunity

0(0) 1–8.

Pieter T. J. Johnson and Jason T. Hoverman.  Heterogeneous hosts: how variation in host size, behaviour and immunity affects parasite aggregation.  Journal of Animal Ecology 2014, 83, 1103–1112.

Michael P. Hamilton. Drones, Nodes, and Apps: perspectives and prospects for the next generation of ecological applications using Micro Aerial Vehicles. Workshop on Robotic Monitoring at Robotics: Science and Systems 2014 Conference, Berkeley, California

Pieter T. J. Johnson and Jason T. Hoverman. 2014. Heterogeneous hosts: how variation in host size, behavior, and immunity affect parasite aggregation in an experimental system. Parasite and Disease Ecology. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.12215.

Pieter T. J. Johnson, Daniel L. Preston, Jason T. Hoverman, and Bryan E. LaFontea. 2014. Host and parasite diversity jointly control disease risk in complex communities. PNAS.

Mantor, M., Krause, S. and Hart, L. A. (2014), Trapping and handling squirrels: Trap modification and handling restraint to minimize injuries and stress. Wildlife Society Bulletin, 38: 152–159. doi: 10.1002/wsb.371

Ana Lemos de Matos & Grant McFadden & Pedro J. Esteves (2014). Evolution of viral sensing RIG-I-like receptor genes in Leporidae genera Oryctolagus , Sylvilagus , and Lepus. Immunogenetics (2014) 66:43–52.


PAUL F. GUGGER, MAKIHIKO IKEGAMI and VICTORIA L. SORK. Influence of late Quaternary climate change on present patterns of genetic variation in valley oak, Quercus lobata. Molecular Ecology (2013) 22, 3598–3612

Snelling RR, Borowiec ML, Prebus MM (2013) Studies on California ants: a review of the genus Temnothorax (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). ZooKeys 372: 27–89. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.372.6039 Specimen data associated with the new species. doi: 10.3897/

Korrodi-Gregório L, Margarida Lopes A, Esteves SLC, Afonso S, Lemos de Matos A, et al. 2013. An Intriguing Shift Occurs in the Novel Protein Phosphatase 1 Binding Partner, TCTEX1D4: Evidence of Positive Selection in a Pika Model. PLoS ONE 8(10): e77236. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077236

Lemos de Matos, D. K. Lanning & P. J. Esteves. Genetic characterization of CCL3, CCL4 and CCL5 in leporid genera Oryctolagus, Sylvilagus and Lepus. International Journal of Immunogenetics, 2013, 0, 1–5

Blair C. McLaughlin and Erika S. Zavaleta. (2013). Regional and temporal patterns of natural recruitment in a California endemic oak and a possible ‘research reserve effect’. Diversity and Distributions, 19, 1440–1449.

McLaughlin, B. C., Zavaleta, E. S. (2013). Regional and temporal patterns of natural recruitment in a California endemic oak and a possible ‘research reserve effect’. Diversity and Distributions 19: 1440–1449.

Mantor, M., Krause, S. and Hart, L. A. (2013). Trapping and handling squirrels: Trap modification and handling restraint to minimize injuries and stress. Wildlife Society Bulletin. doi: 10.1002/wsb.371.

J. Lambden, Peter T. J. Johnson. (2013). Quantifying the biomass of parasites to understand their role in aquatic communities. Ecology and Evolution 3(7): 2310–2321.

Joel A. Granados, Eric A. Graham, Philippe Bonnet, Eric M. Yuen, Michael Hamilton. (2013). EcoIP: An open source image analysis toolkit to identify different stages of plant phenology for multiple species with pan–tilt–zoom cameras. Ecological Informatics 15:58–65.

Pieter T. J. Johnson, Daniel L. Preston, Jason T. Hoverman & Katherine L. D. Richgels. (2013). Biodiversity decreases disease through predictable changes in host community competence. Nature 494: 230–233.

Peggy L. Fiedler, Susan Gee Rumsey, Kathleen M. Wong. (2013). The Environmental Legacy of the UC Natural Reserve System. University of California Press. 286 pages. eISBN: 978-0-520-95364-2


Pontailler, Jean-yves, and Kamel Soudani. 2012.  “Tracking canopy phenology and structure using ground-based remote sensed NDVI measurements.” In: Sensors for ecology: 243. (F. Gaill, Y. Lagadeuc and J-F. Le Galliard eds).


Ana Lemos de Matos, Wessel van der Loo, Helena Areal, Dennis K Lanning, and Pedro J Este- ves. 2011. Study of Sylvilagus rabbit TRIM5α species-specific domain: how ancient endoviruses could have shaped the antiviral repertoire in Lagomorpha. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:294

Goodman, B. A. and P. T. J. Johnson. 2011. Ecomorphology and disease: understanding the cryptic effects of parasitism on host habitat use, thermoregulation, and predator avoidance. Ecology 92:542-548.

Goodman, B. A. and P. T. J. Johnson (2011). Disease and the extended phenotype: parasites control host performance and survival through induced changes in body plan. PLoS ONE 6: e20193.

Michael Hamilton, Todd Dawson, Sally Thompson. 2011. The Very Large Ecological Array. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union, December 4-9, 2011, Moscone Conference Center, San Francisco, California.

Barbour MA, Clark RW. In review. Field videography reveals chemosensory behaviors of ambush foraging Crotalus species lying in wait for prey. Submitted to Ethology October 2011.

Clark RW, Tangco S, Barbour MA, 2011. Strike behavior of free-ranging rattlesnakes. Joint Annual Meeting of Ichthyology and Herpetology, Minneapolis MN.

Clark RW, Tangco S, Barbour MA, 2011. Predator-prey interactions between rattlesnakes and ground squirrels. Biology of the Rattlesnakes Conference, Tuscon, AZ.

Clark RW, Tangco S, Barbour MA. In review. Field recordings reveal factors that influence predatory strike success of free-ranging rattlesnakes (Crotalus spp.). Submitted to Animal Behavior, September 2011.

Ana Lemos de Matos, Wessel van der Loo, Helena Areal, Dennis K Lanning, and Pedro J Esteves. Study of Sylvilagus rabbit TRIM5α species-specific domain: how ancient endoviruses could have shaped the antiviral repertoire in Lagomorpha. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011, 11:294

Goodman, B. A. and P. T. J. Johnson. Ecomorphology and disease: understanding the cryptic effects of parasitism on host habitat use, thermoregulation, and predator avoidance. 2011. Ecology 92:542-548.

Goodman, B. A. and P. T. J. Johnson (2011). Disease and the extended phenotype: parasites control host performance and survival through induced changes in body plan. PLoS ONE 6: e20193.


Hamilton, M., Dawson, T., Stewart-Frey, I., and Gomez, J. July 8-10, 2010. The Very Large Ecological Array. Society for Conservation GIS Annual Meeting, Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific Grove, Ca.

Johnson, P. T. J. and I. D. Buller. Parasite competition hidden by correlation coinfections: using field studies and experiments to understand parasite interactions. 2010. Ecology 92: 535-541.

Johnson, P. T. J., M. K. Reeves, S. K. Krest, and A. E. Pinkney. 2010. A decade of deformities: advances in our understanding of amphibian malformations and their Sparling, Linder, Bishop, and Krest, editors. Ecotoxicology of amphibians and reptiles, 2nd edition. SETAC Press, Pensacola, FL

Johnson, P. T. J., and D. W. Thieltges 2010. Diversity, decoys and the dilution effect: how ecological communities affect disease risk.  Journal of Experimental Biology 213: 961-970.

Barbara J Benson, Barbara J Bond, Michael P Hamilton, Russell K Monson, and Richard Han. 2010. Perspectives on Next Generation Technology for Environmental Sensor Networks. Front Ecol Environ; 8(4): 193–200.

Eric A Graham; Eric M Yuen; Geoff F Robertson; William J Kaiser; Michael P Hamilton; Philip W Rundel. 2010. Budburst and leaf area expansion measured with a novel mobile camera system and simple color thresholding. Environmental and Experimental Botany. 65: 238–244.

Padgett-Flohr, G.E. and R. L. Hopkins, II. 2010. Landscape epidemiology of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in Central California. Ecography 33:1-1

Michael P. Hamilton, Todd Dawson, Iris Stewart-Frey, and Joseph Gomez. 2010. The Very Large Ecological Array. Poster presented at the 13th annual meeting of the Society for Conservation GIS, July 8-11, 2010, ASILOMAR Conference Center, Pacific Grove, California.

Teresa Ko, Shaun Ahmadian, John Hicks, Mohammad Rahimi, Deborah Estrin, Stefano Soatto, Sharon Coe, and Michael Hamilton. 2010. Heartbeat of a Nest: Using imagers as biological sensors. ACM Transaction on Sensor Networks, Vol. 6, Issue 3, Article 19.

Wilcox, Jeffery. 2010. Actinemys Marmorata (Western Pond Turtle) Predation. Herpetological Review. 41(2).


Jeffery T. Wilcox and Brendan N. Larsen. 2009. A Group Defense Incident Involving Juvenile Striped Skunks, Mephitis mephitis. The Canadian Field-Naturalist. Vol. 122:80-82.

Jeffery T. Wilcox and Dirk H. Van Vuren . 2009. Wild Pigs as Predators in Oak Woodlands of California. Journal of Mammalogy, 90(1):114–118.

Priya Gupta, Michael E. Loik, Gregor Hsiao, Randy Apodaca, Michael P. Hamilton, Sharon J. Martinson, Iain Green, and Todd Dawson. 2009. Capturing small-scale variations of water isotopes in ambient air and natural waters of California: Results of field measurements using Wavelength Scanned Cavity Ring-Down Spectroscopy. Poster presented at AGU Chapman Conference, 4-8 October, 2009, Boise, Idaho.

Padgett-Flohr, G.E. and R. L. Hopkins, II. 2009. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: A Novel Pathogen Approaching Endemism in Central California. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 83(1):1-9.


Padgett-Flohr, G.E. 2008. Pathogenicity of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in two threatened California amphibians: Rana draytonii and Ambystoma californiense. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 3(2):182-191.

Danny L. Fry. 2008. Prescribed Fire Effects on Deciduous Oak Woodland Stand Structure, Northern Diablo Range, California. Rangeland Ecology & Management, 61(3):294-301.


Gretchen E. Padgett-Flohr,1,3 and Molly E. Goble. 2007. Evaluation of tadpole mouthpart depigmentation as a diagnostic test for infections by Batrachochytrium Dendrobadids for four California Anurans. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 43(4), pp. 690–699.

Dissertations and Theses

Wommack, E.A. (2014). The Range and Use of Plumage Variation in the American Kestrel (Falco sparverius). Ph.D. Dissertation. University of California, Berkeley. pp. 183.

Richgels, Katherine Lee Dosch, “Parasite Metacommunities across Scales: Trematodes in their Freshwater Mollusk Hosts” (2014). Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Graduate theses & Dissertations. Paper 5. University of Colorado, Boulder.

McCarey, Keegan, “Patterns of Multi-Symbiont Community Interactions in California Freshwater Snails” (2014). Undergraduate Honors theses. Paper 154. University of Colorado, Boulder.

Morgan Murrell. Population Genetics of the Western Toad (Bufo boreas) in the Central Valley of California. Thesis projects. Paper 440. Western Kentucky University. 12-14-2013

Mantor, Margaret. Anti-predator Behavior of California Ground Squirrels (Otospermophilus beecheyi).  Dissertation in Geography. Office of Graduate Studies. UC Davis. 2012. 72 pp.

Stumpf, Ute Erika. 2010. Influence of slope position and mistletoe infestation on water relations of oak trees (Quercus lobata (Nee.)) measured by traditional methods in comparison to aerial SAVI images. A Thesis Presented to The Faculty of the Department of Geobotany, Trier University, Germany. 74 pages.

Huck, Katrina  L.  2010. Reproductive  den  habitat  characterization  of  American badgers (Taxidea  taxus)  in  Central  California.  A Thesis Presented to The Faculty of the Department of Biological  Sciences, San José State University, 2010.  33 pages.  

Padgett-Flohr, Gretchen Elizabeth. 2009. Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in central California amphibians. Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 2009 , 148 pages; AAT 3358727