Mathias Research Projects

at Sedgwick Reserve


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: 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

  2. Year: 2012-2013
    Reserves Used: Coal Oil Point Natural Reserve and Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Lyme disease risk and the ecology of tick-borne disease in southern California
    Researcher: Andrew MacDonald
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  3. Year: 2011-2012
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: A metagenomic study of the effects of vegetation on soil microbial community carbon cycling and sequestration
    Researcher: Emily Curd
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  4. Year: 2011-2012
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Quantifying soil natural capital using enhancing predictive soil mapping
    Researcher: Samuel Prentice
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  5. Year: 2010-2011
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Does interannual variation in rainfall stabilize species coexistence in California grasslands?
    Researcher: Christian Balzer-Rogers
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  6. 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

  7. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Dawson Los Monos Reserve, Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, McLaughlin Natural History Reservation, Quail Ridge Reserve, Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Ecological adaptations and the evolution of reproductive barriers in the Lasthenia californica complex
    Researcher: Jennifer Yost
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  8. 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

  9. Year: 2008-2009
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Rhizosphere bacterial and archaeal biogeography in a California annual grassland
    Researcher: Erin Elaine Nuccio
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  10. Year: 2008-2009
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Dominant Species Replacement and the effect on Resource Heterogeneity and Biodiversity
    Researcher: Nicole Molinari
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  11. Year: 2008-2009
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Do exotic grasses mediate plant-pathogen dynamics in California grasslands?
    Researcher: Erin Mordecai
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  12. Year: 2007-2008
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Natural heterogeneity and invasion reservoirs: the role of oak trees in Califorina grasslands
    Researcher: Karen Stahlheber
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  13. Year: 2007-2008
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Native vs. non-native grassland species: Who will win under future global change scenarios?
    Researcher: Nicole Molinari
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  14. Year: 2007-2008
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Natural heterogeneity and invasion reservoirs: the role of oak trees in Califorina grasslands
    Researcher: Karen Stahlheber
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  15. Year:  2006-2007
    Reserves Used:  Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title:  The effects of climate, soil type, and competition on the success of serpentine endemics
    Researcher:  Barbara M. Going
    UC Campus:  UC Davis

  16. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Decomposition responses to nitrogen in a California grassland
    Researcher: David LeBauer
    UC Campus: UC Irvine

  17. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: The coevolution of group size and individual distinctiveness in sciurid alarm calls
    Researcher: Kimberly Pollard
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  18. Year: 2002-2003
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Historical cultivation and its effects on soil properties and present plant communities in California grasslands
    Researcher: Debra Klepeis
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  19. Year: 2001-2002
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Nitrogen losses from native perennial and exotic annual grasslands in California
    Researcher: Sophie Parker
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  20. Year: 2001-2002
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Declining populations of valley oak: relationship of falling density and fruit production
    Researcher: William Kuhn
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  21. Year: 2001-2002
    Reserves Used: Santa Cruz Island Reserve, Sedgwick Reserve, Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve, Sweeney Granite Mountains Desert Research Center, and Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve
    Research Title: The Evolution of Uta stansburiana's Behavioral Diversity; a Phylogeographic Study
    Researcher: Ammon Corl
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  22. Year: 2000-2001
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: The influence of body size, resource abundance, and social interactions on movement patterns
    Researcher: Stephanie Romanach
    UC Campus: Santa Barbara

  23. Year: 2000-2001
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Ontogeny of Foraging Behavior in the Southern Pacific Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis helleri)
    Researcher: John LaBonte
    UC Campus: Santa Barbara

  24. Year: 1999-2000
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Sediment Transport Processes in a Semi-Arid Landscape
    Researcher: Emmanuel Gabet
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  25. Year: 1999-2000
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: The effects of periodic rainfall events on soil microbial processes and microbial community structure at the Sedgwick Reserve
    Researcher: Noah Fierer
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  26. Year: 1998-1999
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: A Stochastic Sediment Supply Model for a Mountainous, Semi-Arid Landscape
    Researcher: Emmanuel Gabet
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  27. Year: 1998-1999
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: The effects of periodic rainfall events on soil microbial processes and microbial community structure at the Sedgwick Reserve
    Researcher: Noah Fierer
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  28. Year: 1997-1998
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: An explicit treatment of Topography in Soil carbon Modeling
    Researcher: Faraneh Chamran
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  29. Year: 1996-1997
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick reserve
    Research Title: Predicting pollinator diversity, abundance, and effectiveness from plant population size and isolation
    Researcher: Emilio Bruna
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  30. Year: 1996-1997
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick reserve
    Research Title: Effect of parasitoid natural enemies on the population dynamics of the harlequin bug (Murgantia histrionica)
    Researcher: Priyanga Amarasekare
    UC Campus: UC Irvine

  31. Year: 1995-1996
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Interference between a native perennial grass and naturalized exotic annual grasses in a California grassland
    Researcher: Jason Hamilton
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  32. Year: 1992-1993
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: Flora of Sedgwick Ranch: Initial Checklist
    Researcher: Kathryn Thomas
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  33. Year: 1992-1993
    Reserves Used: Sedgwick Reserve
    Research Title: As within, so without: an experiemental field maping and data registration system for the Sedgwick Ranch Reserve
    Researcher: John Cloud
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

 


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