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Nutrients, chlorophyll and bacterial fecal indicators in coves and open water areas of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Urban development and use of septic tanks in porous soils of Lake of the Ozarks poses a threat to public health via leaching into drinking wells and coves used for swimming. During 2 summers, phosphorus (TP), nitrogen (TN), ...
Development and validation of standardized sampling protocols for assessing freshwater mussel populations in Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
Freshwater mussels are among the most threatened aquatic fauna in North America. Given the need for continued monitoring of threatened mussel species, an evaluation of the effectiveness of metrics from visually-based ...
Use of main channel and shallow-water habitat by larval fishes in the lower Missouri River
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2006)
I developed a series of research objectives organized in a spatial hierarchy to characterize larval fish nursery habitat within the lower Missouri River. Native carpsucker spp./buffalo spp. (Carpiodes spp./Ictiobus spp.) ...
Incidental take and endangered species demography
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
Incidental take is the permitted killing, harming, harassing or destroying habitat of an endangered species under endangered species law. Legislation assumes that endangered or threatened populations can somehow compensate ...
Resource selection, movement patterns, and survival of post-fledging grassland birds in Missouri
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2005)
Current grassland management paradigms focus on addressing nesting requirements for grassland birds, but ignore post-fledging requirements. I described resource selection, movement patterns, and survival of dickcissels ...
Ecology of mid-continent migratory shorebirds, performance of tracking devices, and modelling animal social structure and demography
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2022)
[EMBARGOED UNTIL 6/1/2023] Migratory birds are threatened by landscape and climate change, and shorebirds are particularly imperiled. Shorebirds undertake some of the most impressive migrations in the world, but in every ...