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Resource selection and space use of the critically endangered Tuamotu Kingfisher (Todiramphus gambieri)
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
I investigated the ecological requirements of the critically endangered Tuamotu Kingfisher (Todiramphus gambieri), with the intent to provide management recommendations that could help prevent its extinction. The species ...
Intraguild interactions between native and domestic carnivores in central India
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Bustard Sanctuary, Maharashtra, India and assessed resource selection based on landcover characteristics. Indian foxes chose for grassland habitats at the scale of both landscape and home-range level and avoided human-dominated areas such as agricultural...
Impacts of suspended and deposited sediment on benthic invertebrates and fishes in a Missouri Ozark stream
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
Sediment is suspected in the decline of sensitive-aquatic organisms in the Osage River basin of Missouri. In this study, I monitored sediment dynamics and evaluated corresponding linkages with benthic invertebrate and fish assemblages as it related...
Development and validation of standardized sampling protocols for assessing freshwater mussel populations in Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
step in assessing populations. We surveyed 14 sites in the Meramec River Basin in East-central Missouri to determine the effectiveness of visual sampling methods and to determine the effects of habitat variability on the effectiveness of these methods...