Mathias Research Projects

at Hastings Natural History Reservation


Mathias Research Projects
  By Site   •   By Date  
 

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: Angelo Coast Range Reserve, Chickering American River Reserve, Hastings Natural History Reservation, James San Jacinto Mountains Reserve, Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Res., and Santa Cruz Island Reserve
    Research Title: Scaling up demography How climate and species interactions shape the population dynamics and management of the invasive herb Plantago lanceolata
    Researcher: William Petry
    UC Campus: UC Irvine

  2. 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

  3. Year: 2013-2014
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: MHC-mediated mate choice in two behaviorally distinct Peromyscus rodent species
    Researcher: Jesyka Melendez
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  4. Year: 2013-2014
    Reserves Used: Angelo Coast Range Reserve, Blue Oak Ranch Reserve, Coal Oil Point Reserve, Dawson Los Monos Reserve, Emerson Oaks Reserve, Hastings Natural History Reservation, Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, McLaughlin Natural Reserve, Motte Rimrock Reserve ,Kenneth S Norris Rancho Marino Reserve, Quail Ridge Reserve, Santa Cruz Island Reserve, Sedgwick Reserve, and Stunt Ranch
    Research Title: The California tick transect: Assessing regional differences in community composition, infection prevalence, and human risk of tick-borne disease
    Researcher: Andrew MacDonald
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  5. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Mutualism-mediated niche expansion and partitioning in California native bunchgrass, Bromus laevipes
    Researcher: Michelle Afkhami
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  6. 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

  7. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Partner communication via duets in California Towhees
    Researcher: Lauryn Benedict
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  8. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Effects of substrate heterogeneity on jumping spider learning of multimodal prey cues
    Researcher: Nicole VanderSal
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  9. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Dawson Los Monos Canyon Reserve
    Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve
    Santa Cruz Island Reserve
    Research Title: Population genetics and molecular evolution of self-incompatibility in the Papaveraceae family
    Researcher: Timothy Paape
    UC Campus: UC San Diego

  10. Year: 2004-2005
    Reserve: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Mycorrhizal networks and the maintenace of a threatened ecological community: California’s Oak Woodlands
    Researcher: Krikor Andonian
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  11. Year: 2003-2004
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Structure of Multispecific coevolution: interaction of related pairs of Lithophragma and Greya in California
    Researcher: Katherine A. Horjus
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  12. Year: 2003-2004
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: The genetics of speciation: evolution of reproductive proteins in monogamous and promiscuous species of Peromyscus
    Researcher: Leslie Turner
    UC Campus: UC San Diego

  13. Year: 2003-2004
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Vocalization and social behavior of the acorn woodpecker based on a remote sensor network
    Researcher: Yuan Yao
    UC Campus: UCLA

  14. Year: 2002-2003
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Natal dispersal and female reproductive tactics in the dusky-footed woodrat (Neotoma fuscipes)
    Researcher: Sarah Cunningham
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  15. Year: 2000-2001
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Social organization of California voles (Microtus californicus): its implications for the evolution of mammalian sociality
    Researcher: Maria Soares
    UC Campus: Berkeley

  16. 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

  17. Year: 1999-2000
    Reserves Used: Angelo Coast Range Reserve, Stebbins Cold Canyon Reserve, McLaughlin Natural Reserve, VESR - Valentine Camp, Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Lab (SNARL), Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, and Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Molecular ecology of wetwood: relationships between host variables and prokaryote community composition
    Researcher: Thomas Hofstra
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  18. Year: 1999-2000
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Natal dispersal and female reproductive tactics in the dusky-footed woodrat (Neotoma fuscipes)
    Researcher: Sarah Cunningham
    UC Campus: Berkeley

  19. Year: 1997-1998
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Inter-Pond Migration in Salamander Metapopulations: Characterization of Natural rates and Experimental Manipulations
    Researcher: Peter Trenham
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  20. Year: 1997-1998
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation and the Sweeney Granite Mountains Reserve
    Research Title: Molecular genetics of dusky-footed woodrats (Neotoma fuscipes): linking mating patterns and phylogeography
    Researcher: Marjorie Matocq
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  21. Year: 1996-1997
    Reserves Used: Sweeney Granite Mountains Reserve, Hastings Natural History Reservation, Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve
    Research Title: Hierarchical population genetic structure of three ecologically distinct species of the genus Neotoma
    Researcher: Marjorie Matocq
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  22. Year: 1995-1996
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Investigating the Applicatbility of Metapopulation Theory for Pond-Breeding Amphibians
    Researcher: Peter Trenham
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  23. Year: 1995-1996
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Genetics, Physiology, and Fitness in Natural Populations of Pocket Gophers: Implications for Conservation
    Researcher: Sanjayan Muttulingam
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  24. Year: 1994-1995
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: Genetic Variation and the diversity of MHC in the valley pocket gopher
    Researcher: Gerard Zegers
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  25. Year: 1994-1995
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: The relationship between physiological performance and genetic variation among populations of the pocket gopher, Thomomys bottae
    Researcher: K. Moran
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  26. Year: 1991-1992
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: The California Scrub Jay: Why Float?
    Researcher: Elizabeth Ross
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  27. Year: 1990-1991
    Reserves Used: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Research Title: A multi-level analysis of dispersal in the cooperatively breeding Acorn Woodpecker Melanerpes formicivorus
    Researcher: Philip hooge
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley


 

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