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 2000

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Comparison of Different Biomaterials for Glaucoma Drainage Devices Part 2, Ramesh S. Ayyala, B Michelini-Norris, Anna Flores, Edward M. Haller, and Curtis E. Margo

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Behavioral and developmental homeostasis in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Population Numbers Count: Tools for Near‐Term Demographic Analysis, Gordon A. Fox and Jessica Gurevitch

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Landscape Spatial Patterns in Freshwater Snail Assemblages across Northern Highland Catchments, David B. Lewis and John J. Magnuson

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Assessing Wildlife Usage of Reclaimed Phosphate-mined Lands and Unmined Lands, Earl D. McCoy, Robert Kluson, Cherie A. Keller, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Distribution of Recreational Boating across Lakes: Do Landscape Variables Affect Recreational Use?, Tara Reed-Andersen, Elena M. Bennett, Bradley S. Jorgensen, George Lauster, David B. Lewis, David Nowacek, Joan L. Riera, Beth Sanderson, and Richard Stedman

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Community Ecology, Population Biology, and the Method of Case Studies, Kristin Shrader-Frechette and Earl D. McCoy

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Durophagy in Sharks: Feeding Mechanics of the Hammerhead Sphyrna Tiburo, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

Submissions from 1999

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Fingolimod (FTY720) as an Acute Rescue Therapy for Intraocular Inflammatory Disease, Ramesh S. Ayyala, Lynn E. Harman, B Michelini-Norris, Leo E. Ondrovic, Edward M. Haller, Curtis E. Margo, and Scott X. Stevens

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Stable isotopes (d13C and d15N) of sedimented organic matter as indicators of historic lake trophic state., Mark Brenner, Thomas J. Whitmore, Jason H. Curtis, and Claire L. Schelske

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A multi-proxy trophic state reconstruction for shallow Orange Lake, Florida, USA: Possible influence of macrophytes on limnetic nutrient concentrations., Mark Brenner, Thomas J. Whitmore, Margaret A. Lasi, Jaye E. Cable, and Peter H. Cable

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Effects of colony-level attributes on larval feeding in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Information flow during social feeding in ant societies., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Regulation of diet in the fire ant, Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Task selection by workers of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Paleoclimate of southwestern China for the past 50,000 yr inferred from lake sediment records., David A. Hodell, Mark Brenner, Sharon L. Kanfoush, Jason H. Curtis, Joseph S. Stoner, Song Xueliang, Wu Yuan, and Thomas J. Whitmore

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Intraspecific Gastropod Shell Strength Variation Among North Temperate Lakes, David B. Lewis and John J. Magnuson

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Habitat Fragmentation and the Abundances of Vertebrates in the Florida Scrub, Earl D. McCoy and Henry R. Mushinsky

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The Role of Guesswork in Conserving the Threatened Sand Skink, Earl D. McCoy, Phillip E. Sutton, and Henry R. Mushinsky

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No-Take Reserve Networks: Sustaining Fishery Populations and Marine Ecosystems, Steven N. Murray, Richard F. Ambrose, James A. Bohnsack, Louis W. Botsford, Mark H. Carr, Gary E. Davis, and John C. Ogden

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Comparative Resource Use by Juvenile Parrotfishes in the Florida Keys, Karen L. Overholtzer and Philip J. Motta

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Effects of Community Structure on the Seagrass Thalassia testudinum, Craig D. Rose and Clinton J. Dawes

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Molecular Systematics, Ethics, and Biological Decision Making under Uncertainty, Kristin Shrader-Frechette and Earl D. McCoy

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Comparing the Use of Pitfall Drift Fences and Cover Boards for Studying the Threatened Sand Skink, Phillipe E. Sutton, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Nesting Behavior of the Striped Mud Turtle, Kinosternon baurii (Testudines: Kinosternidae), Dawn S. Wilson, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

Submissions from 1998

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Emergent properties of food distribution among fire ant larvae., Deby L. Cassill, Alexander Stuy, and Ronald G. Buck

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Papillary Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Vagina, Shawn E. Cowper, James V. Fiorica, Edward M. Haller, Santo V. Nicosia, Mirka Jones, and Domenico Coppola

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Influence of Physical Setting on Seagrass Landscapes Near Beaufort, North Carolina, USA, Mark S. Fonseca and Susan S. Bell

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Spatial Structure, Environmental Heterogeneity, and Population Dynamics: Analysis of the Coupled Logistic Map, Bruce E. Kendall and Gordon A. Fox

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Reconnaissance Survey of the Coral Reefs and Associated Ecosystems of Cayos Cochinos, Honduras, John C. Ogden and N. B. Ogden

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Effects of Wrack Burial in Salt-Stressed Habitats: Batis Maritima in a Southwest Atlantic Salt Marsh, Steven C. Pennings and Christina L. Richards

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Changes in a population of an endangered rattlesnake Sistrurus catenatus following a severe flood, R. A. Seigel, C. A. Sheil, and J. Sean Doody

Un registro de 6,000 años de manifestaciones intensas del fenómeno de el Niño en sedimentos de lagunas de las islas Galápagos., Miriam Steinitz-Kannan, Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, William M. Last, Mark Brenner, and Michael C. Miller

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Conservation and Variation in the Feeding Mechanism of the Spiny Dogfish Squalus Acanthias, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

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Feeding Mechanism of the Atlantic Guitarfish Rhinobatos Lentiginosus: Modulation of Kinematic and Motor Activity, Cheryl D. Wilga and Philip J. Motta

Submissions from 1997

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Drift Macroalgal Abundance in Seagrass Beds: Investigating Large-Scale Associations with Physical and Biotic Attributes, Susan S. Bell and Margaret O. Hall

Radum-226 stratigraphy in Florida lake sediments as an indicator of human disturbance., Mark Brenner, Claire L. Schelske, and Thomas J. Whitmore

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Immigration and Introduction of Insects into Florida, J H. Frank, Earl D. McCoy, H G. Hall, G F. O'Meara, and W R. Tschinkel

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Problems with Rigid Seed Strand Lodging During Prostate Implantation: a Proposed Mechanism and Solution, Jay L. Friedland, Vladimir Feygelman, Edward M. Haller, Lory M. Bradley, Robert M. Sanders, and Brian K. Noriega

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On the Use of the Reconstructive Technique: Criticisms, Comments and Questions, S. L. Jensen, B. D. Robbins, and Susan S. Bell

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Feeding Mechanism and Functional Morphology of the Jaws of the Lemon Shark Negaprion Brevirostris (Chondrichthyes, Carcharhinidae), Philip J. Motta, Timothy C. Tricas, Robert E. Hueter, and Adam P. Summers

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Patterns of Gopher Tortoise Demography in Florida, Henry R. Mushinsky, Earl D. McCoy, and Dawn S. Wilson

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Ecosystem Interactions in the Tropical Coastal Seascape, John C. Ogden

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Marine Managers Look Upstream for Connections, John C. Ogden

A high resolution paleoenvironmental record from Bainbridge Crater Lake, Galapagos Islands., Melanie A. Riedinger-Whitmore, Miriam Steinitz-Kannan, William M. Last, and Mark Brenner

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Water quality and sediment geochemistry in lakes of Yunnan Province, Southern China., Thomas J. Whitmore, Mark Brenner, Z. Jiang, Jason H. Curtis, A. M. Moore, Daniel R. Engstrom, and Wu Yuan

Submissions from 1996

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Paleolimnological evaluation of historical trophic state conditions in hypereutrophic Lake Thonotosassa, Florida, USA., Mark Brenner, Thomas J. Whitmore, and Claire L. Schelske

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The flow of food and social organization in the fire ant Solenopsis invicta., Deby L. Cassill

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A duration constant for worker-to-larva trophallaxis in fire ants., Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Decline of Some West-Central Florida Anuran Populations in Response to Habitat Degradation, Pabl O R. Delis, Henry R. Mushinsky, and Earl D. McCoy

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Biodiversity and Ecosystem Function of Coral Reefs, T. J. Done, John C. Ogden, W. J. Weibe, and B. R. Rosen

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Coral Reefs, T. J. Done, John C. Ogden, and W. Wiebe

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Larval growth rate of known age Ambystoma opacum in Louisiana under natural conditions, J. Sean Doody

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Predicting Population Decline: Seagrass Demographics and the Reconstructive Technique, Susan L. Jensen, Bradley D. Robbins, and Susan S. Bell

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Uterine Pinopodes in Spontaneous and Artificial Cycles: Relationship to Implantation Window (IW), G B. Maroulis, P N. Zarmakoupis, S V. Nicosia, T R. Yeko, J C. Mayer, Edward M. Haller, and W F. O'Brien

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Advocacy as Part of Conservation Biology, Earl D. McCoy

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Mangrove Damage Caused by Hurricane Andrew on the Southwestern Coast of Florida, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, Derek Johnson, and Walter E. Meshaka Jr

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Establishing, Describing, Explaining, and Testing the Differences Between Vertebrate Assemblages of Disturbed and Undisturbed Upland Fragments in Central Florida, Earl D. McCoy, Henry R. Mushinsky, Roboert A. Kluson, and Danyel D. Schmutz

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Habitat Factors Influencing the Distribution of Small Vertebrates on Unmined and Phosphate-mined Uplands in Central Florida, Henry R. Mushinsky and Earl D. McCoy

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Sperm storage in spermathecae of the great lamper eel, Amphiuma tridactylum (Caudata: Amphiumidae), D. M. Sever, J. Sean Doody, C. A. Reddish, M. M. Wenner, and D. R. Church

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Holocene climatic and human influences on lakes of the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico: An interdisciplinary, palaeolimnological approach., Thomas J. Whitmore, Mark Brenner, Jason H. Curtis, Bruce H. Dahlin, and Barbara W. Leyden

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Highly variable sediment distribution: A case for sediment mapping surveys in paleolimnological studies., Thomas J. Whitmore, Mark Brenner, and Claire L. Schelske

Submissions from 1995

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In Situ of Interferon on Human Glioma Protein Kinase C-α and -β Ultrastructural Localization, Mildred Acevedo-Duncan, John Collins, Ruonana Zhang, Edward M. Haller, Charles E. Chalfant, and Denise R. Cooper

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Historical ecology of a hypereutrophic Florida lake., Mark Brenner, Thomas J. Whitmore, Jason H. Curtis, and Claire L. Schelske

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Allocation of liquid food to larvae via trophallaxis, Deby L. Cassill and Walter R. Tschinkel

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Initial Effects of Hurricane Andrew on the Shoreline Habitats of Southwestern Florida, C J. Dawes, Susan S. Bell, R A. Davis, Earl D. McCoy, H R. Mushinsky, and J L. Simon

A photographic mark-recapture method for patterned amphibians, J. Sean Doody

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Temporal variation in reproduction and clutch mortality of leopard frogs (Rana utricularia) in south Mississippi, J. Sean Doody and J. E. Young

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Chaos and Evolution, Regis Ferrière and Gordon A. Fox

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Phenotypic Consequences of Forcing Germination: A General Problem of Intervention in Experimental Design, Gordon A. Fox, Ann S. Evans, and Christopher J. Keefer

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Introduction to Insect Behavioral Ecology : The Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Non-Indigenous Species in Florida. Invasive Adventive insects and Other Organisms in Florida, J H. Frank and Earl D. McCoy

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Precinctive Insect Species in Florida, J H. Frank and Earl D. McCoy

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Optimization as a Technique of Studying Population Genetic Equations, Alan Hastings and Gordon A. Fox

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The Costs of Ignorance, Earl D. McCoy

Ecology of the gopher tortoise, Henry R. Mushinsky and Earl D. McCoy

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Vertebrate Species Composition of Selected Scrub Islands on the Lake Wales Ridge of Central Florida, Henry R. Mushinsky and Earl D. McCoy

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Make Science a Full Partner in Marine Conservation, John C. Ogden

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A Role for Airborne Particulates in High Mercury Levels of Some Cetaceans, A J. Rawson, J P. Bradley, A Teetsov, S B. Rice, Edward M. Haller, and G W. Patton

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Population Dynamic Consequences of Competitive Symmetry in Annual Plants, Susanne Schwinning and Gordon A. Fox

Defining Natural Communities and Natural Ecosystems, Kristin Shrader-Frechette and Earl D. McCoy

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Ecology and Environmental Problem Solving, Kristin Shrader-Frechette and Earl D. McCoy

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Natural Landscapes, Natural Communities, and Natural Ecosystems, Kristin S. Shrader-Frechette and Earl D. McCoy

Submissions from 1994

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Differentiation Of Cultured Type-Ii Cells Into Alveolar Epithelium-In-Vitro Organization Of Secreted Surfactant Membranes Into Tubular Myelin, J. U. Balis, N. Lowell, Edward M. Haller, and S. A. Shelley

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Depletion of Surfactant Tubular Myelin with Pulmonary Dysfunction in a Rat Model for Acute Endotoxemia, Alex Castiello, James F. Paterson, Sue A. Shelley, Edward M. Haller, and John U. Balis

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Winter Roost-Site Use by Female American Kestrels (Falco-Sparverius) in Louisiana, J. Sean Doody

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Introduction to the Behavioral Ecology of the Protection of Native Floras and Faunas: Commercial Importation into Florida of Invertebrate Animals as Biological Control Agents, J H. Frank and Earl D. McCoy

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The Cost of Arm Autotomy in the Starfish Stichaster-Striatus, John M. Lawrence and A. Larrain

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"Amphibian Decline": A Scientific Dilemma in More Ways than One, Earl D. McCoy

Field Techniques for Studying North American Tortoises, Earl D. McCoy

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Reviewer Rejoinder, Earl D. McCoy

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Designing Refuges for the Florida Sand Pine Scrub Habitat, Earl D. McCoy and Henry R. Mushinsky

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Effects of Fragmentation on the Richness of Vertebrates in the Florida Scrub Habitat, Earl D. McCoy and Henry R. Mushinsky

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The Community Concept in Community Ecology, Earl D. McCoy and Kristin S. Shrader-Frechette

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Population Ecology of Two Species of Pasimachus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the Sandhill Habitat of Florida, Earl D. McCoy and Brian W. Witz

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Intraspecific and interspecific competition of Wyeomyia smithii (Diptera: Culicidae) in pitcher plant communities., T. Miller, Deby L. Cassill, C. Johnson, C. Kindell, J. Leips, D. McInnes, T. Bevis, D. Mehlman, and R. Richard

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Comparison of Gopher Tortoise Populations on Islands and on the Mainland in Florida, Henry R. Mushinsky and Earl D. McCoy