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Andrade, Jessica Contact person by email

Effects of ocean acidification on flatfish antipredator behavior


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Anthony, Christopher Contact person by email

I am broadly interested in wildlife-habitat relationships. More specifically, my research focuses on the response of wildlife populations to anthropogenic and natural disturbances.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Arifanti, Virni Contact person by email

Carbon dynamics of mangrove ecosystems in the Mahakam delta, East Kalimantan


PhD, Wildlife Science
Arnold, Linsey Contact person by email

Promoting resilience of Pacific ocean perch, Sebastes alutus: The interaction of reproductive biology and environment


PhD, Fisheries Science
Avila, Alexandra
Graduate Fellow
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Effects of Oceanographic Factors on Larval Dispersal of Rockfish (genus Sebastes spp.) and the Efficient Design of Marine Reserves

 


PhD, Fisheries Science
Bailey, Olivia Contact person by email

Effects of habitat reduction on the reproductive ecology and colony dynamics of Caspian terns (Hydroprogne caspia) breeding on East Sand Island

 


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Barajas, Miguel Contact person by email

Modeling the management and dynamics of Klamath Basin sucker populations


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Barlow, Dawn
Graduate Student
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Ecology, space use, and habitat modeling of blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) in New Zealand's highly industrial South Taranaki Bight region


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Barry, Brent Contact person by email

Fisher distributions in Southwest Oregon


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Basuki, Imam Contact person by email

Carbon dynamics in response to land cover changes in tropical peatlands.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Baumbusch, Ryan Contact person by email

Community effects of barred owls in the western United States


PhD, Wildlife Science
Baxter, Mackenzie Contact person by email

I am looking at the relationship between timing of Coho spawning and hydrology in the Smith River watershed, OR.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Beebe, Brittany Contact person by email

 Evaluating seasonally assisted migration: Assessment of fish rescue programs as an effective tool for mitigating the effects of drought on cold water fishes


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Bredeweg, Evan Contact person by email

How pond-level factors influence the movement behavior or Oregon amphibian species http://evanbredeweg.weebly.com/


PhD, Fisheries Science
Buffington, Kevin Contact person by email

Assessing sea-level rise effects to tidal marshes along the Pacific Coast using process-based models


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Burns, Michael Contact person by email

On the origin of adaptive radiations: Understanding lineage diversification and morphological evolution in Characiform fishes


PhD, Fisheries Science
Buser, Thaddaeus Contact person by email

 Using 3D skeletal reconstructions to describe the evolution of the fish superfamily Cottoidea (the sculpins and their relatives).


PhD, Fisheries Science
Calvanese, Thomas
Outreach Coordinator

Using acoustic telemetry to study the movement patterns, home ranges, and habitat associations of six species of fish targetted by both the commercial live fish and recreational fisheries at Redfish Rocks marine reserve on Oregon's south coast


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Campbell, Emily Contact person by email

Linkages between thermal heterogeneity and juvenile coho salmon phenology, growth, and resource consumption: Implications for the adaptive capacity of salmon to climate change.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Chasco, Brandon Contact person by email PhD, Fisheries Science
Chatfield, Marcus Contact person by email Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Curtis, Jenna Contact person by email

Relative stability of bird-habitat relationships over time and space


PhD, Wildlife Science
Davis, Chante
Graduate Fellow

Riverscape genetics of Chinook in the Siletz river

Derby, Mona Contact person by email Professional Science Masters, Fisheries and Wildlife Administration
Diogou, Nikoletta

Use of passive acoustics for the detection of toothed whales and the study of the environmental variables that affect their seasonal occurrence patterns


PhD, Fisheries Science
Dolliver, Jane Contact person by email

Population estimation of Short-tailed Albatross (Phoebastria albatrus) via satellite imagery


PhD, Wildlife Science
Durland, Evan Contact person by email

Breeding and genetics of the Pacific Oyster


PhD, Fisheries Science
Engelman, Catherine Contact person by email

My dissertation research is focused on ecology of wintering grassland birds, including area-sensitivity, habitat selection, and habitat segregation. My research includes an analysis of wintering habitat use by chestnut-collared longspurs, and Sprague’s pipits (a former Endangered Species Act...
PhD, Wildlife Science

Fournet, Michelle Contact person by email

Marine mammal communication and bioacoustics. Particular emphasis on the impact of anthropogenic noise on humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) non-song calling on northern latitude foraging grounds.

http://mfournet.wordpress.com/


PhD, Wildlife Science
Fregosi, Selene
Graduate Fellow
541-867-0177

Development and use of novel acoustic technologies to study marine mammals.

http://bioacoustics.oregonstate.edu/people/selene-fregosi


PhD, Fisheries Science
Hahlbeck, Nicholas Contact person by email

I am tracking redband trout in the Klamath watershed to understand how these fish use isolated thermal refuges to survive extreme summer temperatures across most of their habitat.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Hallman, Tyler Contact person by email

Estimating pre-European American settlement populations as a baseline for assessing current population trends and distributions for birds of the Willamette Valley


PhD, Wildlife Science
Harrer, Laurie Contact person by email

The feeding behaviors of brown and black bears in SE Alaska and their relationships to relative plant abundance


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Haver, Samara Contact person by email

Using long-term passive acoustic data-collection and monitoring (PAM) to study soundscape ecology.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Herron-Seeley, Crystal Contact person by email

Parasitic effects from freshwater copepods (Californiensis salmincola) on Chinook salmon.

Hessong, Jessica Contact person by email

Effects of changing environments on salamander populations


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Holdman, Amanda Contact person by email

Visual and acoustic data collection of marine mammals in Oregon's near-shore ocean, impacts of anthropogenic noise, spatial ecology, distribution and habitat use patterns http://mmi.oregonstate.edu/amanda-holdman


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Jackson, Tyler Contact person by email

Interannual variation in genetic diversity of Dungeness crab in the California Current system


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Jackson, Allyson Contact person by email

Mercury bioaccumulation and movement through riparian songbird communities,

http://www.allysonkjackson.weebly.com


PhD, Wildlife Science
Jensen, Leslie Contact person by email

Fish responses to forest harvest: Examining physical and biological factors influencing growth and bioenergetics of coastal cutthroat trout and sculpin before and after forest harvest


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Kappes, Peter Contact person by email

Reproductive ecology and population dynamics of Adélie Penguins (Pygoscelis adelie) breeding on Ross Island, Antarctica


PhD, Wildlife Science
Kaylor, Matthew
Graduate Fellow
Contact person by email

The influence of riparian forest structure on light and bottom-up drivers of fish productivity in headwater streams


PhD, Fisheries Science
King, Lyndsey Contact person by email

My research is focused on growth and survival of juvenile Chinook salmon during migration through the lower Columbia River, estuary, and coastal ocean


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Kiriakopolos, Stephanie Contact person by email

 I study community ecology and life history patterns in seagrass and reef systems.


PhD, Fisheries Science
Kristof, Andrea Contact person by email

Migratory waterfowl usage of semi-permanently flooded wetlands in the Intermountain West and western Prairie Pothole regions


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Kurnianto, Sofyan Contact person by email

My research focus is ecohydrology of the tropical peat swamp forest associated with the land cover changes.


PhD, Fisheries Science
Lemos, Leila Contact person by email

Hormonal and health variability in Northeastern Pacific gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) along the Oregon coast associated with ambient noise, prey availability and body condition.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Lewis, Scott Contact person by email

I am conducting research on coastal steelhead and rainbow trout in the Ventura River of Southern California. The focus of my research is genetic population structure, landscape genetics, smoltification patterns, and migration of juvenile O. mykiss.


PhD, Fisheries Science
Litz, Marisa Contact person by email

Combining field, lab, and modeling techniques to evaluate the effects of prey quality on early marine growth and survival of juvenile salmon


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Loredo, Stephanie Contact person by email

Diel foraging patterns and year-round habitat use of Common murres (Uria aalge) off Oregon.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Madison, David Contact person by email

I will be working to improve the Pacific Northwest shellfish industry by exploring a sustainable method to combat larval mortalities caused by the pathogen Vibrio coralliilyticus.



Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Malachowski, Christopher Contact person by email

Factors influencing the population dynamics of the endangered Hawaiian Duck (Anas wyvilliana) on Kaua'i.

http://koloamaoliresearch.weebly.com/


PhD, Wildlife Science
Mangan, Anna Contact person by email

Occupancy dynamics and resource selection of Northern Spotted Owls (Strix occidentalis caurina) in the presence of Barred Owls (Strix varia) at Mount Rainier National Park.

Dugger (co-advised Chestnut) lab

 


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Massey, Aimee Contact person by email

Disease and wildlife community dynamics across gradients of land-use change in tropical forests


PhD, Wildlife Science
McClung II, John Contact person by email

Group size estimation and resting habitat characterization of melon-headed whales (Peponocephala electra) in the Marquesas Islands of French Polynesia


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
McDonnell, Kevin Contact person by email

Using a quantitative/structured decision approach to resolve conflicting spatial scales in the management of anadromous salmonids


PhD, Fisheries Science
Mortenson, Jack Contact person by email

Climate-based spatial modeling to predict distribution of the exotic deer chewing louse, Damalinia (Cervicola) sp


PhD, Wildlife Science
Munguia, Angelica Contact person by email

Assessing Chinook Salmon restoration efforts in the Columbia River Estuary


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Murphy, Christina
Graduate Fellow

Effects of extended reservoir drawdown on resource dynamics in Willamette Basin Reservoirs (nutrients, productivity & food webs)


PhD, Wildlife Science
Nelson, Danielle Contact person by email

Effects of noise as a stressor on amphibians


PhD, Wildlife Science
Olsen, Andrew Contact person by email

The effects of Western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis) and juniper removal on the demographics, habitat use, and movements of Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus).


PhD, Wildlife Science
Orning, Elizabeth Contact person by email

Wolf-cougar interactions in northeast Oregon https://sites.google.com/site/mtemilywolfcougarstudy/


PhD, Wildlife Science
Pallin, Logan Contact person by email

Population demographics of humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) along the Western Antarctic Peninsula


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Pearson, James Contact person by email

Modeling a Population of Invasive Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio) in Malheur Lake: The Potential for Commercial Harvest to Promote Long-term Ecological Restoration


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Peck-Richardson, Adam Contact person by email

Double-crested cormorants and Brandt's cormorants breeding at East Sand Island in the Columbia River estuary: Foraging ecology, colony connectivity, and over-winter dispersal

Pickett, Erin Contact person by email

Foraging ecology and habitat use patterns of Adelie and Gentoo penguins along the Western Antarctic Peninsula


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Ramirez, Matthew
Graduate Student
Graduate Students
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Reis, Schyler Contact person by email

Long-term impacts of wildfire on fuel loads, vegetation composition, and potential fire behavior and management in sagebrush-dominated ecosystems


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Robinson, Kerrick Contact person by email

Human dimensions of fisheries management


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Roon, David Contact person by email

Stream amphibian and fish community responses to riparian thinning across watersheds


PhD, Fisheries Science
Ruprecht, Joel Contact person by email

Studying interactions between mammalian carnivores and their shared prey at Starkey Experimental Forest in NE Oregon.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Scheu, Michael Contact person by email

I am investigating an alternative early life history pathway in Chinook salmon in the upper John Day basin. I am estimating abundance, mapping distribution, and determining the physiological status of these downstream rearing juveniles.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Schniedermeyer, Ethan Contact person by email

Response of Caspian terns to management of nesting habitat


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Schuyler, Elizabeth Contact person by email

Determining the effectiveness of juniper reduction, herbicide, and seeding treatments on mule deer habitat in burned and unburned areas.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Schwartzkopf, Brittany Contact person by email

Comparing juvenile rockfish (Sebastes sp.) life history characteristics between estuaries in Oregon


PhD, Fisheries Science
Scott, Corwin Contact person by email

My research is in ecological modeling and trophic interactions


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Shakeri, Yasaman Contact person by email

Indirect effects of bears on seed dispersal and small mammal populations in coastal ecosystems


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Sheridan, Tommy Contact person by email

Collaborative salmon fishery management in Alaska.


Professional Science Masters, Fisheries and Wildlife Administration, Minor: Rural Studies
Smith, Lauren Contact person by email

Assessing native bee and spider diversity after grassland restoration in agroecosystems http://grasslandrestoration.weebly.com


PhD, Wildlife Science
Spaan, Robert Contact person by email

Characterizing the spread of Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae in southeastern Oregon and northern Nevada "California" bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis canadensis) populations.


PhD, Wildlife Science
Sremba, Angela Contact person by email

Exploring impacts of 20th century commercial whaling on South Atlantic great whale populations, by using molecular markers to assess potential loss of genetic diversity through comparisons of historical and contemporary populations.


PhD, Fisheries Science
Stark, Samuel Contact person by email

Habitat Restoration, Seabird Ecology and Recolonization Biology. My current research examines the effect of introduced predator removal on crevice nesting seabirds in Prince William Sound,  Alaska.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Steingass, Sheanna Contact person by email

Spatial telemetry, behavioral ecology and quantitative habitat modeling of the Pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardii) in Oregon


PhD, Wildlife Science
Sullivan, Florence Contact person by email

Spatial ecology of marine megafauna, particularly the Pacific coast feeding aggregation of gray whales. Individual habitat use patterns.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Thurman, Lindsey Contact person by email

The role of biotic interactions in shaping the geographic distribution, environmental niche, and adaptive capacity of amphibian species under selection from climate change. www.lindseythurman.com


PhD, Wildlife Science
Wade, Eric Contact person by email

Assessment of fishing communities in Belize.


Master of Science, Fisheries Science
Weldy, Matthew Contact person by email

Evaluate Northern Flying Squirrel abundance and demography across different stand structures and elevations. To be correlated with the Spotted Owl breeding success.


Master of Science, Wildlife Science
Woodside, Gail
Instructor
541-737-1338
Contact person by email

1. Vulnerability of traditional women's foods, medicinals, and product plants to climate change on the Olympic Peninsula, WA: Management projections and implications for tribal perspectives on Usual and Accustomed gathering areas
2. Changes in Non-Migratory Roosevelt Elk (Cervus elaphus...

Gail J. Woodside is a large landscape aridland ecologist and Traditional Knowledge Specialist.  She is interested in subsistence landscape restoration, elk behavior and movement, and creating partnerships between Western and Traditional science.  She is a member of the Advisory Board the Native...
PhD, Wildlife Science

Zarzycki, Megan Contact person by email

Interactions between wintering ground habitat conditions, climatic variability, and land-use across the annual cycle on the population dynamics of Northern Pintail


Master of Science, Wildlife Science