Mathias Research Projects

at Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Lab (SNARL)


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: VESR - Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Lab
    Research Title: Genetic and Environmental Drivers for Host Population Persistence vs. Extirpation in the Face of Pathogen Invasion
    Researcher: Mary Toothman
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  2. Year: 2012-2013
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Lab
    Research Title: Ecological and Evolutionary Effects of Climate Change in Mountain Lakes
    Researcher: Celia Symons
    UC Campus: UC San Diego

  3. Year: 2012-2013
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Lab and Valentine Camp
    Research Title: Impacts of Climate Change on Native and Invasive Sagebrush Steppe Fire Fuel Properties
    Researcher: Catherine Wade
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  4. Year: 2011-2012
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory
    Research Title: Thermochronologic constraints on the temporal evolution of the Hilton Creek fault, Long Valley caldera, CA
    Researcher: Jonathan Perkins
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  5. Year: 2011-2012
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory and Valentine Camp
    Research Title: Climate change physiology in two species of California chipmunks
    Researcher: Talisin Hammond
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  6. Year: 2010-2011
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Res. Lab (SNARL)
    Research Title: A test of the Green Word Hypothesis in Convict Creek
    Researcher: Bruce Hammock
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  7. Year: 2010-2011
    Reserves Used: SNARL and Valentine
    Research Title: The spatial distribution patterns of an insect herbivore: bottom-up vs. top-down
    Researcher: William Wetzel
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  8. Year: 2010-2011
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Res. Lab (SNARL)
    Research Title:Diversity of Conifer Endophytes in Tuolumne Meadows
    Researcher: Emily Wilson
    UC Campus: UC Merced

  9. Year: 2010-2011
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Res. Lab (SNARL)
    Research Title:Adaptive plasticity in reproductive behavior and mediation by the adrenocortical stress response
    Researcher: Melissa Grunst
    UC Campus: UC Riverside

  10. Year: 2010-2011
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Res. Lab (SNARL)
    Research Title: CONDITION-DEPENDENCE AND TRADEOFFS IN SEXUAL REPRODUCTIVE STRATEGIES:Does phenotypic plasticity underlie inter-male diversity in sexual ornamentation and reproductive behavior?
    Researcher: Andrea Grunst
    UC Campus: UC Riverside

  11. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Impacts of biological diversity on sediment transport in streams
    Researcher: Lindsey Albertson
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  12. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Reproduction in variable environments: Plasticity and alternative strategies in sexual reproduction
    Researcher: Andrea Grunst
    UC Campus: UC Riverside

  13. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Coping with shifting life-history optimums: stress response modulation and life-history plasticity
    Researcher: Melissa Grunst
    UC Campus: UC Riverside

  14. Year: 2009-2010
    Reserves Used: VESR – Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL) Laboratory
    Research Title: Spatial abundance structures in an intraguild-predation foodweb
    Researcher: William Wetzel
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  15. 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

  16. Year: 2008-2009
    Reserves Used: VESR – Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL) Laboratory
    Research Title: A newly-described ant behavior and its effect on tree fitness and fire severity in the eastern Sierra Nevada
    Researcher: Sarah Dalrymple
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  17. Year: 2008-2009
    Reserves Used: VESR – Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL) Laboratory
    Research Title: Effects of changing climatic and edaphic conditions on Bromus tectorum invasion in the eastern Sierra Nevada
    Researcher: Amy Concilio
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  18. Year: 2007-2008
    Reserves Used: VESR-Valentine Camp, Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory
    Research Title: Effects of Disease Induced Amphibian Declines on Alpine Lake Algal and Macroinvertebrate Communities
    Researcher: Thomas Smith
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  19. Year:  2006-2007
    Reserves Used:  Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve SNARL
    Research Title:  Snow depth and microhabitat effects on Pinus jeffreyi establishment at a conifer forest-sagebrush steppe ecotone
    Researcher:  Holly Alpert
    UC Campus:  UC Santa Cruz

  20. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve SNARL
    Research Title: Shifting ecotones and implications for natural areas and water use in the Eastern Sierra Nevada, California
    Researcher: Holly Alpert
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  21. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve SNARL
    Research Title: Impacts of snow depth and microhabitat on Bromus tectorum growth and demography
    Researcher: Alden Griffith
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz|

  22. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve SNARL
    Research Title: Three-dimensional hydraulics and sediment transport patterns along pool-riffle sequences
    Researcher: Lee Harrison
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  23. Year: 2005-2006
    Reserves Used: Motte Rimrock Reserve
    Stunt Ranch Santa Monica Mountains Reserve
    Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve SNARL
    Research Title: Queen investment and implications for colony founding in harvester ants
    Researcher: Brittany Enzmann
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  24. Year: 2004-2005
    Reserve: Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve SNARL
    Research Title: The effect of boundary layer mixing on phytoplankton and bacterial productivity in Mono Lake, California
    Researcher: Sandra Roll
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  25. Year: 2003-2004
    Reserves Used: VESR-Valentine Camp, Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory
    Research Title: Maximizing weight gain in migrating rufous hummingbirds (Selasphorus rufus)-costs of hovering fight as a function of altitude and temperature and influences on decisions to use torpor
    Researcher: Kenneth C. Welch Jr.
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  26. Year: 2003-2004
    Reserve: Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve SNARL
    Research Title: Influence of Large Boulder Constriction on Two-Dimensional Flow Structure Along an Experimental Semi-Natural Pool
    Researcher: Lee R. Harrison
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  27. Year: 2002-2003
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: The effects of induced resistance on floral damage and reproduction in Nicotiana attenuata
    Researcher: Andrew McCall
    UC Campus: UC Davis

  28. Year: 2002-2003
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Effects of climate change and grazing on the invasive grass Bromus tectorum
    Researcher: Alden Griffith
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  29. Year: 2002-2003
    Reserves Used: Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve and Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Why do hummingbird-pollinated plants produce dilute nectar ? Plant fitness tradeoffs between nectar concentration and pollination
    Researcher: Aaron Gabbe
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  30. Year: 2001-2002
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: The Importance of Drifting Meiofauna to Net-Spinning Filter-Feeding Caddisfly Larvae
    Researcher: Sarah May
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  31. 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 S. Hofstra
    Researcher: Thomas Hofstra
    UC Campus: UC Santa Cruz

  32. Year: 1997-1998
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: An experimental investigation of factors affecting renesting in sage grouse
    Researcher: Kathleen Semple
    UC Campus: UC Los Angeles

  33. Year: 1996-1997
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Experimental test of the use of olfactory cues to detect predators by Rana muscosa from two populations with different histories of fish exposure
    Researcher: Vance Vredenburg
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley
  34. Year: 1996-1997
    Reserve: Hastings Natural History Reservation
    Sweeney Granite Mountains Desert Research Center
    Valentine Camp
    Valentine Eastern Sierra Reserve SNARL
    Research Title: Hierarchical population genetic structure of three ecologically distinct species of the genus Neotoma
    Researcher: Marjorie Denise Matocq
    UC Campus: UC Berkeley

  35. Year: 1996-1997
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laborator (SNARL)
    Research Title: Causes and consequences of asymmetric sound fields in sage grouse, Centrocercus urophasianus
    Researcher: Marc Dantzker
    UC Campus: UC San Diego

  36. Year: 1992-1993
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Physical and chemical characteristics and distribution of aquatic invertebrates in a select group of thermal streams in the vicinity of Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory
    Researcher: Jennifer Henry
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  37. Year: 1989-1990
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Colonization dynamics: Resource levels, intraspecific interactions and predator impacts on prey populations
    Researcher: Kim Kratz
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  38. Year: 1989-1990
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Developmental Plasticity and Life-history Evolution in Spadefoot Toads
    Researcher: Steven Morey
    UC Campus: UC Riverside

  39. Year: 1988-1989
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Colonization dynamics: Resource levels intraspecific interactions and predator impacts on prey populations
    Researcher: Kim Kratz
    UC Campus: UC Santa Barbara

  40. Year: 1988-1989
    Reserves Used: Sierra Nevada Aquatic Research Laboratory (SNARL)
    Research Title: Developmental Plasticity and Life-history Evolution in Spadefoot Toads
    Researcher: Steven Morey
    UC Campus: UC Riverside
 


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