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: Box Springs Reserve, Hastings Natural History Reservation, Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, Quail Ridge Reserve, Santa Cruz Island Reserve, SNRS – Yosemite Field Station, and Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mntns. Res.
    Research Title: Predicting the effects of climate change on floral traits and reproductive success in Clarkia: using geographic variation in climate as a proxy for temporal change
    Researcher: Kristen Peach
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  2. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Box Springs Reserve, Burns Piñon Ridge Reserve, Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve, Emerson Oaks Reserve, James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve, Motte Rimrock Reserve, San Joaquin Freshwater Marsh Reserve, Santa Cruz Island Reserve, Sedgwick Reserve, Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve
    Research Title: How well can fungi migrate under a changing climate?
    Researcher: Stephanie Kivlin
    UC Campus: UC Irvine

  3. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Box Springs Reserve
    Research Title: Continuous GPS observation of the San Jacinto fault at the Box Springs Reserve: Implications for seismic hazard assessment
    Researcher: Brad Lipovsky
    UC Campus: UC Riverside

  4. 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

  5. Year: 2007-2008
    Reserves Used: Box Springs Reserve, Motte Rimrock Reserve
    Research Title: Seed Preferences of the Harvester Ant Pogonomyrmex rugosus
    Researcher: Christopher Briggs
    UC Campus: UC Riverside

  6. Year: 2000-2001
    Reserves Used: Motte Rimrock Reserve, Box Springs Reserve, and Emerson Oaks Reserve
    Research Title: Effects of Nitrogen Deposition on Nutrient Cycling in Exotic Annual Grasslands and Chaparral Communities in Southern California
    Researcher: Abby Sirulnik
    UC Campus: Riverside

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