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 2006

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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

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Ecology and Evolution, Andrew Kramer and Lisbeth Francis

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

Submissions from 2003

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Structural Spacing and the Determination of Habitat Complexity: Examining the Bartholomew et al. (2000) Index, Susan S. Bell, Robert A. Brooks, and William E. Ellis

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An Interdisciplinary and Synthetic Approach to Ecological Boundaries, Mary L. Cadenasso, Steward T. A. Pickett, Kathleen C. Weathers, Susan S. Bell, Tracy L. Benning, Margaret M. Carreiro, and Todd E. Dawson

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Phenotypic Plasticity and Interactions Among Plants, Ragan M. Callaway, Steven C. Pennings, and Christina L. Richards

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Rules of supply and demand regulate recruitment to food in an ant society., Deby L. Cassill

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Skew selection: Nature favors a trickle-down distribution of resources in ants., Deby L. Cassill

A new species of Cnemidophorus (Squamata, Teiidae) from the Cerrado biome in central Brazil, Guarino R. Colli, J. P. Caldwell, Gabriel C. Costa, Alison M. Gainsbury, Adrian A. Garda, D. O. Mesquita, and C. M. Filho

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Gregarious behavior of nesting turtles (Carettochelys insculpta) does not reduce nest predation risk, J. Sean Doody, Rachel A. Sims, and Arthur Georges

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Beach selection in nesting pig-nosed turtles, Carettochelys insculpta, J. Sean Doody, P. West, and Arthur Georges

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Assortative Mating and Plant Phenology: Evolutionary and Practical Consequences, Gordon A. Fox

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Limiting Relationships Between Selection and Recombination, Gordon A. Fox and Alan M. Hastings

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Lizard assemblages from natural cerrado enclaves in southwestern Amazonia: The role of stochastic extinctions and isolation, Alison M. Gainsbury and Guarino R. Colli

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Conditionally Immortal Ovarian Cell Lines for Investigating the Influence of Ovarian Stroma on the Estrogen sensitivity and Tumorigenicity of Ovarian Surface Epithelial Cells, Feng Jiang, Beatriz O. Saunders, Edward M. Haller, Sandra Livingston, Santo V. Nicosia, and Wenlong Bai

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Unstructured Individual Variation and Demographic Stochasticity, Bruce E. Kendall and Gordon A. Fox

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Fire, Ranching, and Endangered Species: Conflict Resolution in the Malpai Borderlands, Earl D. McCoy and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Diadema Antillarum 17 Years after Mass Mortality: is Recovery Beginning on St. Croix?, R. J. Miller, A. J. Adams, Nancy B. Ogden, John C. Ogden, and J. P. Ebersole

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Diet and Dietary Preference of the Juvenile Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus Polyphemus), Henry R. Mushinsky, Terri A. Stilson, and Earl D. McCoy

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Las Ciencias del Mar en la Argentina, John C. Ogden, G. Podestá, A. Zingone, W. J. Wiebe, and R. A. Myers

Submissions from 2002

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Mangrove Response to Attack by a Root Boring Isopod: Root Repair Versus Architectural Modification, Robert Allen Brooks and Susan S. Bell

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Brood care strategies by newly mated monogyne Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) queens during colony founding, Deby L. Cassill

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Yoyo-bang: a risk-aversion investment strategy by a perennial insect society., Deby L. Cassill

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Nest complexity, group size and brood rearing in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill, Walter R. Tschinkel, and S. Bradleigh Vinson

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Sex differences in activity and movements in the pig-nosed turtle, Carettochelys insculpta, in the wet-dry tropics of Australia, J. Sean Doody, J. E. Young, and Arthur Georges

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Demographic Stochasticity and the Variance Reduction Effect, Gordon A. Fox and Bruce E. Kendall

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Shell Damage in Salt Marsh Periwinkles (Littoraria irrorata [Say, 1822]) and Resistance to Future Attacks by Blue Crabs (Callinectes sapidus [Rathbun, 1896]), Ben K. Greenfield, David B. Lewis, and Jefferson T. Hinke

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Variation among Individuals and Reduced Demographic Stochasticity, Bruce E. Kendall and Gordon A. Fox

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Spatially Heterogeneous Refugia and Predation Risk in Intertidal Salt Marshes, David B. Lewis and Lisa A. Eby

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The “Veiled Gradients" Problem in Ecology, Earl D. McCoy

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Measuring the Success of Wildlife Community Restoration, Earl D. McCoy and Henry R. Mushinsky

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A Comparison of GIS and Survey Estimates of Gopher Tortoise Habitat and Numbers of Individuals in Florida, Earl D. McCoy, Beth Stys, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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A ~ 6100 14C yr record of El Niño activity from the Galápagos Islands., Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, Miriam Steinitz-Kannan, William M. Last, and Mark Brenner

Submissions from 2001

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The Caribbean Coastal Marine Productivity Program (CARICOMP), Pedro M. Alcolado, Gerard Alleng, Kurt Bonair, David Bone, Kenneth Buchan, Phillippe G. Bush, Kalli De Meyer, Jorge R. Garcia, Jaime Garzon-Ferreira, and John C. Ogden

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The Species-Area Relationship, Edward F. Connor and Earl D. McCoy

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Embryonic aestivation and emergence behaviour in the pig-nosed turtle, Carettochelys insculpta, J. Sean Doody, Arthur Georges, J. E. Young, M. D. Pauza, A. L. Pepper, R. L. Alderman, and M. A. Welsh

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Failure Time Analysis: Studying Times-to-Events and Rates at Which Events Occur, Gordon A. Fox

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Reproductive Strategies, Gordon A. Fox

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Trade-Offs between Growth and Survival: Responses of Freshwater Snails to Predacious Crayfish, David B. Lewis