Mathias Research Projects

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Mathias Research Projects
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Angelo Coast Range Reserve
Año Nuevo Island Reserve
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Blue Oak Ranch Reserve
Bodega Marine Reserve
Box Springs Reserve
Boyd Deep Canyon Desert Research Center
Burns Piñon Ridge Reserve
Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve
Chickering American River Reserve
Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve
Dawson Los Monos Canyon Reserve
Elliott Chaparral Reserve
Emerson Oaks Reserve
Fort Ord Natural Reserve
Hastings Natural History Reservation
James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve
Jenny Pygmy Forest Reserve
Jepson Prairie Reserve
Kendall-Frost Mission Bay Marsh Reserve
Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve
McLaughlin Natural Reserve
Motte Rimrock Reserve
Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Reserve
Quail Ridge Reserve
Sagehen Creek Field Station
San Joaquin Marsh Reserve
Santa Cruz Island Reserve
Scripps Coastal Reserve
Sedgwick Reserve
SNRS - Yosemite Field Station
Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve
Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve
Sweeney Granite Mountains Desert Research Center
White Mountain Research Center
Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve- SNARL
Valentine Camp
Younger Lagoon Reserve

 

  1. Year: 2014-2015
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Ocean processes determining the bottom-up regulation of rocky shore communities along an upwelling coast
    Researcher: Connor Dibble
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  2. Year: 2014-2015
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve, Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve, Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Res., and Scripps Coastal Reserve
    Research Title: Do species co-occurrence and environmental filtering determine community composition?
    Researcher: Laura Elsberry
    UC Campus: Irvine

  3. Year: 2012-2013
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Spatiotemporal influence of trophic control on the abundance and distribution of an insect herbivore
    Researcher: Patrick Grof-Tisza
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  4. Year: 2011-2012
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Restoring for the future: Intraspecific functional variation as a tool for grassland restoration
    Researcher: Jennifer Balachowski
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  5. Year: 2011-2012
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve, Burns Piñon Ridge Reserve, Motte Rimrock Reserve, and Sweeney Granite Mountains Desert Research Center
    Research Title: Anthropogenic nitrogen deposition destabilizes symbiosis in legume-rhizobia
    Researcher: John Regus
    UC Campus: UC Riverside

  6. Year: 2010-2011
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: The effect of turbulence on swimming behavior of zooplankton and their capture by benthic suspension feeders
    Researcher: Eve Robinson
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  7. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Laboratory/Reserve
    Research Title: Effect of Algal Symbionts on Local Adaptation in Anthopleura elegantissima
    Researcher: Clarissa Sabella
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  8. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Laboratory/Reserve
    Research Title: Predator effects on communities: indirect interactions and alternate community states
    Researcher: Sarah Gravem
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  9. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: All Reserves in the System
    Research Title: A Visual Survey; photographic study of the University of California Natural Reserve System
    Researcher: Christopher Woodcock
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  10. Year: 2008-2009
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Laboratory/Reserve
    Research Title: Demographics and eradication of a new invasive population of Batillaria attramentaria in Bodega Harbor
    Researcher: Christy Bowles & Heidi Weiskel
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  11. Year: 2008-2009
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Laboratory/Reserve
    Research Title: Anthropogenic nutrient loading on rocky intertidal biodiversity: context-dependent effects?
    Researcher: Rachel Clausing
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  12. Year: 2008-2009
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Laboratory/Reserve
    Research Title: The effect of pH stress during upwelling events on Strongylocentrotus purpuratus gene expression
    Researcher: Emily Rivest
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  13. Year: 2007-2008
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve,Scripps Coastal Reserve
    Research Title: Evolutionary response to climate change? Factors controlling among and within pool genetic variance for thermal tolerance in the intertidal copepod Tigriopus californicus
    Researcher: Morgan Kelly
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  14. Year:  2006-2007
    Reserves Used:  Bodega Marine Laboratory / Reserve
    Research Title:  Limits to Ecophysiological Plasticity in Dynamic Environments? Integrated Physiological and Behavioral Responses to Salinity Challenges in Estuarine Sharks
    Researcher:  William W. Dowd
    UC Campus:  UC Davis

  15. Year:  2006-2007
    Reserves Used:  Bodega Marine Laboratory / Reserve
    Research Title:  The Ecology, Distribution and Morphology of the Intertidal Alga Pelvetiopsis Limitata
    Researcher:  Jennifer  Skene
    UC Campus:  UC Berkeley



  16. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Laboratory / Reserve
    Research Title: The effect of an epiphytic bryozoan on kelp herbivores
    Researcher: Sarah Bryson
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  17. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Laboratory / Reserve
    Research Title: How does rhizosphere type, seasonal moisture and site variation affect survival of Heterohabditis marelatus
    Researcher: Karthik Ram
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  18. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Laboratory / Reserve
    Research Title: Exotic species invasion and parasitism: quantifying the community level effects of multiple stressors on foundation species in the rocky intertidal.
    Researcher: Jenna Shinen
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  19. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Laboratory / Reserve
    Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve
    Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve
    Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Reserve
    Research Title: A latitudinal comparison of thermal tolerance and gene expression patterns in Nucella larvae.
    Researcher: Mackenzie Zippay
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  20. Year:  2004-2005
    Reserve:  Bodega Marine Laboratory / Reserve
    Research Title:  Holcus lanatus invasion mechanisms: investigation of enemy-release and allelopathy at Bodega Marine Reserve
    Researcher:  Adrianna Muir
    UC Campus:  UC Davis

  21. Year:  2004-2005
    Reserve:  Bodega Marine Laboratory / Reserve
    Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve
    Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Reserve
    Research Title:  The influence of dispersal regime on larval export of intertidal species in California
    Researcher:  Robin Pelc
    UC Campus:  UC Santa Barbara

  22. Year: 2003-2004
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve
    Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve
    Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Reserve
    Santa Cruz Island Reserve
    Scripps Coastal Reserve
    Research Title: Morphological and ecological divergence of the intertidal kelp, Egregia menziesii (Tuner) Areschoug
    Researcher: Sarah K. Henkel
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  23. Year: 2003-2004
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Interspecific seasonal and microhabitat expression of biochemical Stress indicators: relative patterns in the invasive mussel Mytilus galloprovincialis and its native cognener Mytilus trossulus
    Researcher: Jessica Dutton
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  24. Year: 2003-2004
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Intertidal algae in a changing climate: the physiological effects of photosynthetically active radiation, ultraviolet-B radiation, and intraspecific facilitation
    Researcher: Jennifer Skene
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  25. Year: 2002-2003
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Metabolic scaling and fluid transport in a marine sponge
    Researcher: Bryce Wolcott
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  26. Year: 2002-2003
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Processing Chain Dynamics in a Grassland Detrital Food Web
    Researcher: Justin Bastow
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  27. Year: 2001-2002
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Characterizing nearshore habitats based on ocean circulation, larval retention, and benthic community structure: implications for designing marine reserves
    Researcher: Amber Mace
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  28. Year: 2001-2002
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: The roles of dispersal, gene flow and local adaptation in determining the distribution of Silvetia copmressa (rockweed) at different spatial scales
    Researcher: Cynthia Hays
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  29. Year: 2000-2001
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Moisture-mediated interactions in a two-predator trophic cascade
    Researcher: Evan Preisser
    UC Campus: Davis

  30. Year: 2000-2001
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Invertebrate Remains from Bodega Bay, California: Implications for the Evolution of Marine Subsistence Intesification
    Researcher: Michael Kennedy
    UC Campus: Davis

  31. Year: 1999-2000
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Influence of arbuscular mccorrhizal fungi on invasion of north coast prairie by the exotic perennial grass Holcus lanatus
    Researcher: Meredith Thomsen
    UC Campus: Berkeley

  32. Year: 1999-2000
    Reserves Used: Dawson Los Monos Canyon Reserve, Elliott Chaparral Reserve, Hastings Natural History Reservation, Bodega Marine Reserve, Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve, James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve, Motte Rimrock Reserve, Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, and Santa Cruz Island Reserve
    Research Title: Maintenance of floral variation in the Mimulus aurantiacus species complex
    Researcher: Matthew Streisfeld
    UC Campus: UC San Diego

  33. Year: 1999-2000
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Interactions among above- and below-ground herbivores: Impact on Fitness of an Annual Plant, Lupinus nanus
    Researcher: Jason Hoeksema
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  34. Year: 1998-1999
    Reserves Used: Jepson Prairie Reserve and Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: A Cross-Cultural Examination of Aesthetic and Ethical Concerns in the Preservation and Restoration of California Grasslands
    Researcher: Maria Melendez
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  35. Year: 1998-1999
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve, Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve, Coal Oil Point Reserve, and Kendall-Frost Mission Bay Marsh Reserve
    Research Title: Determining the Relative Importance of Protected Embayments and Open Coast Nursery Habitats to the Maintenance of Adult Flatfish Populations
    Researcher: Jennifer Brown
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  36. Year: 1997-1998
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve and Landels-Hill Big Creek reserve
    Research Title: Parasitoids and plant architecture: Do natural enemies act as agents of selection on plant genotypes in Baccaris pilularis?
    Researcher: Jennifer Rudgers
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  37. Year: 1997-1998
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Evolution of the cushion morphology of plants in response to environmental stresses
    Researcher: Catherine Kleier
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  38. Year: 1995-1996
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: The effects of herbivory on the nutrient availability and ecophysiology of a dominant coastal shrub: Lupinus arboreus
    Researcher: Jeannette Reich
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  39. Year: 1995-1996
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Population consequences of heavy insect herbivory on bush lupine (Lupinus arboreus)
    Researcher: John Maron
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  40. Year: 1994-1995
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: The effects of phosphorus limitation on the primary productivity of a coastal shrub: Lupinus arboreus
    Researcher: Jeannette Reich
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  41. Year: 1993-1994
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Effects of herbivory on the demography and population dynamics of Bush Lupine (Lupinus arboreus)
    Researcher: John Maron
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  42. Year: 1989-1990
    Reserves Used: Bodega Marine Reserve
    Research Title: Physical forcing in the intertidal zone; mechanisms for enhanced primary production
    Researcher: Stephen Wing
    UC Campus: UC Davis

 


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