This is a select list of works produced by the faculty of the USF Department of Integrative Biology. Materials are included when two conditions are satisfied: 1) the creator approves inclusion and 2) the publisher allows the material to be placed in the repository. Please direct questions or requests to expand the list of materials to Jason Boczar.

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Submissions from 2008

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Antimicrobial susceptibility profile of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates in Egypt, Gamal F. Gad, Ramadan A. El-Domany, and Hossam M. Ashour

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Sympatric Masticophis flagellum and Coluber Constrictor Select Prey at Different Levels of Taxonomy, Brian J. Halstead, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Food Restriction Compromises Immune Memory in Deer Mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) by Reducing Spleen-Derived Antibody-Producing B Cell Numbers, Lynn B. Martin, Kristen J. Navara, Michael T. Bailey, Chelsea R. Hutch, Nicole D. Powell, John F. Sheridan, and Randy J. Nelson

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A Data Aggregation Problem in Studies of Upper Respiratory Tract Disease of the Gopher Tortoise, Earl D. McCoy

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Using an Ecological Ethics Framework to Make Decisions about the Relocation of Wildlife, Earl D. McCoy and Kristin Berry

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A Future with Small Populations of the Gopher Tortoise, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Robin D. Moore

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Reviewed Work: Wild Caribbean: The Hidden Wonders of the World's Most Famous Islands by Michael Bright, John C. Ogden

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Plasticity in Salt Tolerance Traits Allows for Invasion of Novel Habitat by Japanese Knotweed s. l. (Fallopia japonica and F.×bohemica, Polygonaceae), Christina L. Richards, Ramona L. Walls, John P. Bailey, Radha Parameswaran, Tara George, and Massimo Pigliucci

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Translocation of the Gopher Tortoise: Difficulties Associated with Assessing Success, Susannah C. Riedl, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Translocation of the Gopher Tortoise: Difficulties Associated with Assessing Success, Susannah C. Riedl, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Ecology of Coral Reefs in the US Virgin Islands, Caroline S. Rogers, Jeff Miller, Erinn M. Muller, Peter Edmunds, and John C. Ogden

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Evaluating the Links Between Climate, Disease Spread, and Amphibian Declines, Jason R. Rohr, Thomas R. Raffel, John M. Romansic, Hamish McCallum, and Peter J. Hudson

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Multicenter study of Brucellosis in Egypt, Hassan Samaha, Meshref Al-Rowaily, Ramadan M. Khoudair, and Hossam M. Ashour

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Arsenic contamination of lake sediments in Florida: Evidence of herbicide mobility from watershed soils., Thomas J. Whitmore, Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, Joseph M. Smoak, Keith V. Kolasa, Ethan A. Goddard, and Richard Bindler

Submissions from 2007

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Expansion of B cells is necessary for the induction of T-Cell tolerance elicited through the anterior chamber of the eye, Hossam M. Ashour and Jerry Y. Niederkorn

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The role of B cells in the induction of peripheral T cell tolerance, Hossam M. Ashour and Tarek M. Seift

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Opposable spines facilitate fine and gross object manipulation in fire ants., Deby L. Cassill, Anthony Greco, Rajesh Silwal, and Xuefeng Wang

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A naturological approach to corporate governance: An extension of the Frederick model of corporation-community relationships., Deby L. Cassill and Ronald Paul Hill

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A test of two skew models to explain cooperative breeding., Deby L. Cassill, Indira Kuriachan, and S. Bradleigh Vinson

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Effects of larval secretions on queen fecundity in the fire ant., Deby L. Cassill and S. Bradleigh Vinson

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Extremely High-Power Tongue Projection in Plethodontid Salamanders, Stephen M. Deban, James C. O'Reilly, Ursula Dicke, and Johan van Leeuwen

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Environmental manipulation to avoid a unique predator: Drinking hole excavation in the agile wallaby, Macropus agilis, J. Sean Doody, Rachel A. Sims, and Mike Letnic

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Microbial spectrum and antibiotic susceptibility profile of gram-positive aerobic bacteria isolated from cancer patients, Amany El-Sharif and Hossam M. Ashour

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The Risk of Classical Biological Control in Florida, J H. Frank and Earl D. McCoy

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Characterization of Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolated from clinical and environmental samples in Minia, Egypt: prevalence, antibiogram and resistance mechanisms, Gamal F. Gad, Ramadan A. El-Domany, Sahar Zaki, and Hossam M. Ashour

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Ultrastructure of Blood-Brain Barrier and Blood-Spinal Cord Barrier in SOD1 Mice Modeling ALS, S Garbuzova-Davis, Edward M. Haller, Samuel Saporta, Irina Kolomey, Santo V. Nicosia, and Paul R. Sanberg

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Evidence of Compromised Blood-Spinal Cord Barrier in Early and Late Symptomatic SOD1 Mice Modeling ALS, Svitlana N. Garbuzova-Davis, Samuel Saporta, Edward M. Haller, Irina Kolomey, Steven P. Bennett, Huntington Potter, and Paul R. Sanberg

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Alternative Foraging Tactics of Juvenile Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus Polyphemus) Examined Using Correlated Random Walk Models, Brian J. Halstead, Earl D. McCoy, Terri A. Stilson, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Hierarchical Regulation of Nitrogen Export from Urban Catchments: Interactions of Storms and Landscapes, David B. Lewis and Nancy B. Grimm

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Subsystems, Flowpaths, and the Spatial Variability of Nitrogen in a Fluvial Ecosystem, David B. Lewis, Nancy B. Grimm, Tamara K. Harms, and John D. Schade

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Estimates of Minimum Patch Size Depend on the Method of Estimation and the Condition of the Habitat, Earl D. McCoy and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Conservation Strategies and Emergent Diseases: The Case of Upper Respiratory Tract Disease in the Gopher Tortoise, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, and J K. Lindzey

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Measuring Wetland Health: Establishing Current Population Levels of Anurans in Cypress Domes, Henry R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, and Neal Halstead

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Mid-Holocene climate and culture change in coastal Peru., David H. Sandweiss, Kirk A. Maasch, C. Fred Andrus, Elizabeth J. Reitz, James B. Richardson, Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, and Harold B. Rollins

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Solving the Crisis in Ocean Governance Place-Based Management of Marine Ecosystems, Oran R. Young, Gail Osherenko, Julia Ekstrom, Larry B. Crowder, and John C. Ogden

Submissions from 2006

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gamma delta T Cells promote anterior chamber-associated immune deviation and immune privilege through their production of IL-10, Hossam M. Ashour and Jerry Y. Niederkorn

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Peripheral tolerance via the anterior chamber of the eye: Role of B cells in MHC class I and II antigen presentation, Hossam M. Ashour and Jerry Y. Niederkorn

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Geochemical and biological consequences of groundwater augmentation in lakes of west-central Florida (USA)., Mark Brenner, Thomas J. Whitmore, Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, Brandy DeArmond, Douglas A. Leeper, William F. Kennedy, Jason H. Curtis, and Byron Shumate

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Why skew selection, a model of parental exploitation, should replace kin selection., Deby L. Cassill

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Resolving Mismatches in U.S. Ocean Governance, L. B. Crowder, G. Osherenko, O. R. Young, S. Airamé, E. A. Norse, N. Baron, J. C. Day, F. Douvere, and John C. Ogden

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Twice every second year: reproduction in the pig-nosed turtle, Carettochelys insculpta, in the wet-dry tropics of Australia, J. Sean Doody, Arthur Georges, and J E. Young

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Indirect impacts of invasive cane toads (Bufo marinus) on nest predation in pig-nosed turtles (Carettochelys insculpta), J. Sean Doody, Brian Green, R. Sims, David Rhind, and P. West

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Nest site choice compensates for climate effects on sex ratios in a lizard with environmental sex determination, J. Sean Doody, Enzo Guarino, Arthur Georges, Ben Corey, and Glen Murray

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Sources of Variation in Growth, Form, and Survival in Dwarf and Normal-Stature Pitch Pines (Pinus rigida, Pinaceae) in Long-Term Transplant Experiments, Wei Fang, Daniel R. Taub, Gordon A. Fox, R. Mathew Landis, Susan Natali, and Jessica Gurevitch

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Consequences of Heterogeneity in Survival Probability in a Population of Florida Scrub-Jays, Gordon A. Fox, Bruce E. Kendall, John W. Fitzpatrick, and Glen Woolfenden

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Interactive Effects of Temperature and Nutritional Condition on the Energy Budgets of the Sea Urchins Arbacia Punctulata and Lytechinus Variegatus (Echinodermata : Echinoidea), Sophie K. Hill and John M. Lawrence

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Agrarian Legacy in Soil Nutrient Pools of Urbanizing Arid Lands, David B. Lewis, Jason P. Kaye, Corinna Gries, Ann P. Kinzig, and Charles L. Redman

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The Spatial Structure of Variability in a Semi-Arid, Fluvial Ecosystem, David B. Lewis, John D. Schade, Anne K. Huth, and Nancy B. Grimm

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Declines of the Gopher Tortoise on Protected Lands, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Jonathon Lindzey

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Multiple Paternity and Breeding System in the Gopher Tortoise, Gopherus Polyphemus, Jamie C. Moon, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Stephen A. Karl

The Gopher Tortoise, Gopherus polyphemus. An Underground Engineer, E D. Mushinsky and Earl D. McCoy

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Gopherus polyphemus – Gopher Tortoise, Henry R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, Joan E. Berish, Ray E. Ashton, and Dawn S. Wilson

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Seagrasses: Biology, Ecology and Conservation, John C. Ogden

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Jack of all Trades, Master of Some? On the Role of Phenotypic Plasticity in Plant Invasions, Christina L. Richards, Oliver Bossdorf, Noris Z. Muth, Jessica Gurevitch, and Massimo Piglucci

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Plasticity in Resource Allocation and Nitrogen-Use Efficiency in Riparian Vegetation: Implications for Nitrogen Retention, John D. Schade and David B. Lewis

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Inadvertent alkalization of a Florida lake caused by increased ionic and nutrient loading to its watershed., Thomas J. Whitmore, Mark Brenner, Keith V. Kolasa, William F. Kenney, Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, Jason H. Curtis, and Joseph M. Smoak

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Kinosternon Baurii – Striped Mud Turtle, Dawn S. Wilson, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

Submissions from 2005

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Jumping In: Within-Lake Processes and Dynamics, David E. Armstrong, George H. Lauster, Beth L. Sanderson, David B. Lewis, and Thomas M. Frost

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The social gene., Deby L. Cassill

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Cooperation during prey digestion between workers and larvae in the ant, Pheidole spadonia., Deby L. Cassill, James Butler, S. Bradleigh Vinson, and Diana Wheeler

Mogul games: In defense of inequality as an evolutionary strategy to cope with multiple agents of selection., Deby L. Cassill and Alison Watkins

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Diets and Coexistence of the Sea Urchins Lytechinus Variegatus and Arbacia Punctulata (Echinodermata) Along the Central Florida Gulf Coast, Janessa Cobb and John M. Lawrence

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Extinction Risk of Heterogeneous Population, Gordon A. Fox

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Modelling development of reptile embryos under fluctuating temperature regimes, Arthur Georges, K. Beggs, J E. Young, and J. Sean Doody

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Reassessing U.S. Coral Reefs, Richard W. Grigg, Steven J. Dollar, Amit Huppert, Billy D. Causey, Katherine Andrews, William L. Kruczynski, William F. Precht, Steven L. Miller, Richard B. Aronson, John F. Bruno, and John C. Ogden

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Landscape-Scale Variation in Taxonomic Diversity in Four Groups of Aquatic Organisms: The Influence of Physical, Chemical, and Biological Properties, Thomas R. Hrabik, Ben K. Greenfield, David B. Lewis, Amina Pollard, Karen A. Wilson, and Timothy K. Kratz

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Analysis of the Bite Force and Mechanical Design of the Feeding Mechanism of the Durophagous Horn Shark Heterodontus francisci, Daniel R. Huber, Thomas G. Eason, Robert E. Hueter, and Philip J. Motta

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Making Sense of the Landscape: Geomorphic Legacies and the Landscape Position of Lakes, Timothy K. Kratz, Katherine E. Webster, Joan L. Riera, David B. Lewis, and Amina I. Pollard

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Variation in Recruitment and Early Demography in Pinus Rigida Following Crown Fire in the Pine Barrens of Long Island, New York, R. Matthew Landis, Jessica Gurevitch, Gordon A. Fox, Fang Wei, and Daniel R. Taub

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Assessment of Biogeochemical Deposits in Landfill Drainage Systems, Audrey D. Levine, Valerie J. Harwood, Antonio J. Cardoso, Lisa R. Rhea, Bina S. Nayak, Barbara M. Dodge, Mindy L. Decker, George Dzama, Lawrence Jones, and Edward Haller

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Population Consequences of Upper Respiratory Tract Disease on Gopher Tortoises, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Jonathan K. Lindzey

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Are U.S. Coral Reefs on the Slippery Slope to Slime?, J. M. Pandolfi, J. B. C. Jackson, N. Baron, R. H. Bradbury, H. M. Guzman, T. P. Hughes, C. V. Kappel, F. Micheli, John C. Ogden, H. P. Possingham, and E. Sala

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Habitat Range and Phenotypic Variation in Salt Marsh Plants, Christina L. Richards, Steven C. Pennings, and Lisa A. Donovan

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Cyanobacterial proliferation is a recent response to eutrophication in many Florida lakes: A paleolimnological assessment., Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, Thomas J. Whitmore, Joseph M. Smoak, Mark Brenner, Allen Moore, Jason H. Curtis, and Claire L. Schelske

Effects of Translocation on Resident and Translocated Gopher Tortoises (Gopherus Polyphemus Daudin) at Brooker Creek Preserve and Seasonal Cycles of Sex and Stress Hormones, S C. Riedl, K Stiles, H R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

Tumor Metastasis Suppressor KAI1/CD82 is a Tetraspanin, Suganthi Sridhar

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Tetraspanin KAI1/CD82 Suppresses Invasion by Inhibiting Integrin-Dependent Crosstalk with c-Met Receptor and Src Kinases, Suganthi Sridhar and Cindy Miranti

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Cortactin and Phagocytosis in Isolated Sertoli Cells, Katja M. Wolski, Edward M. Haller, and Don F. Cameron

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Suppression of FOXO1 Activity by FHL2 through SIRT1 Mediated deacetylation, Yonghua Yang, Huayan Hou, Edward M. Haller, Santo V. Nicosia, and Wenlong Bai

Submissions from 2004

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Lines on the Water: Ocean-Use Planning in Large Marine Ecosystems, Dee Boersma, John C. Ogden, George Branch, Rodrigo Bustamante, Claudio Campagna, Graham Harris, and Ellen K. Pikitch

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Simulated Herbivory and the Dynamics of Disease in Thalassia Testudinum, Justin W. Bowles and Susan S. Bell

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Determinants of reproductive success and offspring sex in a turtle with environmental sex determination, J. Sean Doody, Arthur Georges, and J E. Young

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Multi-Scale Genetic Analysis of Uniola Paniculata (Poaceae): a Coastal Species With a Linear, Fragmented Distribution, Steven J. Franks, Christina L. Richards, E. Gonzales, J. E. Cousins, and J. L. Hamrick

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Thermal models of TSD under laboratory and field conditions, Arthur Georges, J. Sean Doody, K. Beggs, and J. E. Young

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Effects of Urbanization on Nutrient Biogeochemistry of Aridland Streams, Nancy B. Grimm, J Ramón Arrowsmith, Chris Eisinger, James Heffernan, Amanda Macleod, David B. Lewis, Lela Prashad, Tyler Rychene, and W John Roach

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The naturological view of the corporation and its social responsibility: An extension of the Frederick model of corporate-community relations., Ronald Paul Hill and Deby L. Cassill

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Degradation of NSC-281612 (4-[bis[2-[(methylsulfonyl)oxy]ethyl]amino]-2-methyl-benzaldehyde), an experimental antineoplastic agent: The effect of pH, solvent composition, (SBE)7m-[[beta]]-CD and HP-[[beta]]-CD on stability, M. Jumaa, L. Chimilio, Suganthi Sridhar, S. Silchenko, and V. J. Stella

ENSO frequency and periodicity as interpreted from the 6200-year-long record from Bainbridge Crater Lake, Galapagos., William M. Last, Natalia A. Bryksina, Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, and Kylene Baxter

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Philosophies of Evidence Encounter the Realities of Data, Earl D. McCoy

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Population Biology of the Rare Florida Scrub Lizard in Fragmented Habitat, Earl D. McCoy, Patricia P. Hartmann, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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The Function of Course Pre-Requisites in Biology, Earl D. McCoy and Sidney K. Pierce

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Measuring Wetland Health: Comparing Vegetation and Anurans as Indicators, Henry R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, and S Gonzalez

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Coral Reef Protection in Forum: America’s Coral Reefs, John C. Ogden

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Unexpectedly High Clonal Diversity of Two Salt Marsh Perennials Across a Severe Environmental Gradient, Christina L. Richards, J. L. Hamrick, Lisa A. Donovan, and Rodney Mauricio

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Relationships Between a Hermit Crab and Its Shell Resource: Spatial Patterns Within a Seagrass-Dominated Landscape, Bradley D. Robbins and Susan S. Bell

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Recent eutrophication in the southern basin of Lake Peten Itza, Guatemala: Human impact on a large tropical lake., Michael F. Rosenmeier, Mark Brenner, William F. Kenney, Thomas J. Whitmore, and Christine M. Taylor

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Linking Optimal Foraging Behavior to Bird Community Structure in an Urban-Desert Landscape: Field Experiments with Artificial Food Patches, Eyal Shochat, Susannah B. Lerman, Madhusudan Katti, and David B. Lewis

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Desert Tortoise Recovery Plan Assessment, C R. Tracy, R Averill-Murray, W I. Boarman, D Delehanty, J S. Heaton, Earl D. McCoy, D J. Morafka, K Nussear, B Hagerty, and P Medica

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Lake management programs: The importance of sediment assessment studies., Thomas J. Whitmore and Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore

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Pivotal range and thermosensitive period of the pig-nosed turtle, Carettochelys insculpta (Testudines : Carettochelydidae), from northern Australia, J. E. Young, Arthur Georges, J. Sean Doody, P. B. West, and R. L. Alderman