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Hendrick, M., Zajchowski, C. A., Rose, J., & Scruggs, C. (2023). Do Rising Flows Lift All Boats? Ecosystem Services Elasticity in the Dolores River Watershed. Human Ecology, 1-11.

Kierstead, K. E. (2023). Sodalis praecaptivus and Nitrogen Use: A Species Study from Nascent Genus Sodalis as a Window into Bacteria-Ant Endosymbiotic Relationships (Doctoral dissertation, The University of Utah).

Caleb Scruggs, Jeff Rose, Michala Hendrick & Chris Zajchowski(2023)‘We’re managing a different river now’: a political ecology of nature-based recreation in the Dolores River Watershed,Tourism Geographies,DOI: 10.1080/14616688.2023.2183249


Antoninka A, Chuckran PF, Mau RL, et al. (2022) Responses of Biocrust and Associated Soil Bacteria to Novel Climates Are Not Tightly Coupled. Frontiers in Microbiology, 13:821860. DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2022.821860. 

Doolin, M. L., Weinstein, S. B., & Dearing, M. D. (2022). Pinworms are Associated with Taxonomic But Not Functional Differences in the Gut Microbiome of White-Throated Woodrats (Neotoma albigula). The Journal of Parasitology, 108(5), 408-418.

James, L. B., Joyce, K., Magargal, K. E., & Codding, B. F. (2022). A stone in the hand is worth how many in the bush? Applying the marginal value theorem to understand optimal toolstone transportation, processing, and discard decisions. Journal of Archaeological Science, 137, 105518.

Kittelberger, K., Miller, M., & Şekercioğlu, Ç. (2022). Fall bird migration in western North America during a period of heightened wildfire activity. Avian Conservation and Ecology, 17(2).

Zelasko, K. A., Bestgen, K. R., & White, G. C. (2022). Incorporating passive antenna detections with physical recaptures in the Barker model increases razorback sucker survival rate estimates and their precision. Final Report to the Upper Colorado River Endangered Fish Recovery Program. Denver, Colorado. Larval Fish Laboratory Contribution, 225.


Faiffer, M. C. R. (2021). From Community to Transcriptome: Responses of Syntrichia Caninervis and Biocrusts to Climate Change (Doctoral dissertation, Northern Arizona University).

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Foxx, A. J., & Wojcik, S. T. (2021). Plasticity in response to soil texture affects the relationships between a shoot and root trait and responses vary by population. FOLIA OECOLOGICA48(2).

Kittelberger, K. D. (2021). New regional record of Brechmorhoga mendax (Pale-faced Clubskimmer) in eastern Utah, with notes on the species’ status in Utah and known northern distribution boundaries. Journal of Odonatology, 16, 327-350.


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Heyer, J. P. (2020). Past, Modern, and Future Environmental Change for the Dolores River Watershed in Eastern Utah and Southwestern Colorado (Doctoral dissertation, The University of Utah).

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Blair, H. (2019) Feather Samples as a Source of DNA for Species Identification of Banded Empidonax Flycatchers (M.S. Thesis, University of Utah)

Martínez-Mota, R., Kohl, K. D., Orr, T. J., & Dearing, M. D. (2019). Natural diets promote retention of the native gut microbiota in captive rodents. The ISME journal, 1-12.

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Coleman, M. O. (2018). Emergent Properties from Interacting Plants During Provenance Tests of Climate Adaptation (Doctoral dissertation, Northern Arizona University).

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Meng, R. and Dennison, P. (2015) Spectroscopic Analysis of Green, Desiccated and Dead Tamarisk Canopies. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing Vol. 81, No. 3, pp. 199-207.

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Smith, Ryan. 2011. Interlocking cross laminated timber: alternative use of waste wood in design and construction.Building Technology Educators' Society Annual Meeting Proceedings. Toronto, Quebec, Canada. August 2011. Article (PDF)


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