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Recent Publications

Recent Publications

The following is a list of publications by Calder Center faculty and scientists since 2002. Click the title to download a pdf. To find older publications, visit the researcher's individual webpage.
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In Press

Caragiulo, A., I. Dias-Freedman, J.A. Clark, S. Rabinowitz, & G Amato. 2013. Mitochondrial DNA sequence variation and phylogeography of Neotropic pumas (Puma concolor). Mitochondria DNA xx:xxx

Ghannoum, O., N.G. Phillips, M.A. Sears*, B.A. Logan, J.D. Lewis, J.P. Conroy and D.T. Tissue (in press). Photosynthetic responses of two eucalypts to industrial-age changes in atmospheric [CO2] and temperature. Plant, Cell and Environment

Knafler, G.J., J.A. Clark, P.D. Boersma, & J.L. Bouzat. In press. MHC diversity and mate choice in the Magellanic penguin, Spheniscus magellanicus. Journal of Heredity 103:759-768.


Clark, J.A.
, J.C. Banks., & J.R. Waas. 2013. Economical genotyping of little blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) clades from feather-based DNA. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 37:146-150.


Clark, J.A., A. Haseley, G. Van Genderen, M. Hofling, & N. Clum. 2012. Increasing breeding behaviors in a captive colony of Northern Bald Ibis through conspecific acoustic enrichment. Zoo Biology 31:71-81.

Frank, C.L., P. Diaz, and T.H. Kunz (2012). The relationship between White Nose Syndrome and dietary PUFA levels in bats. Pages 271-280 in: Ruf, T., C. Bieber, W. Arnold, and E. Millesi (eds.). Living in a seasonal world: thermoregulatory and metabolic adaptations. Springer-Verlag,

Kane, O.J., M.M. Uhart, V. Rago, A.J. Pereda, J.R. Smith, A. Van Buren, J.A. Clark, & P.D. Boersma. 2012. Avian pox in Magellanic penguins. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48:790-794.

Reeder, D.M., C.L. Frank, G.C. Turner, C.U. Meteyer, A. Kutra, E.R. Brtizke, M.E. Vodzak, S.R. Darling, C.W. Stihler, A.C. Hicks, R. Jacob, L.E. Grieneisen, S.A. Brownlee, L.K. Muller, and D.S. Biehert (2012). Frequent Arousal from Hibernation Linked in Severity of Infection and Mortality in Bats with White-Nose Syndrome. PLoS ONE 7(6): c38920. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0038920.


Clark, J.A. & J. Leung. 2011. Vocal distinctiveness and information coding in a suboscine with multiple song types: Eastern Wood-Pewee. Wilson Journal of Ornithology 123:835-840.

Lewis, J.D., N.G. Phillips, B.A. Logan, C. Hricko and D.T. Tissue. 2011. The relationship between leaf photosynthesis and dark respiration in six Eucalyptus species is regulated by daytime and nighttime stomatal conductance. Tree Physiology 31: 997-1006. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpr087.

Macey, S. & J.A. Clark. 2011. Hudson/Housatonic Sub Unit Bog Turtle Nesting/Basking Habitat Monitoring Report. January 2011. Fordham University. 26 pp.

Phillips, N.G. R. Attard*, O. Ghannoum, J.D. Lewis, B.A. Logan and D.T. Tissue. 2011. Impact of variable [CO2] and temperature on water transport structure-function relationships in Eucalyptus. Tree Physiology 31: 945-952. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpr047.

Zeppel, M.J.B., J.D. Lewis, B. Medlyn, R. Duursma, M. Adams, D. Ellsworth, C. Barton, M. Forster, D. Eamus and D. Tissue. 2011. Interactive effects of elevated CO2 and drought on nocturnal water fluxes in Eucalyptus saligna. Tree Physiology 31: 932-944. doi: 10.1093/treephys/tpr024.


Clark, J.A. 2010. An Assessment of the UNEP Equator Initiative’s Internship Program: Supervisors. January 2010. Fordham University. 6 pp.

Clark, J.A. & B. Cerney. 2010. An Assessment of the UNEP Equator Initiative’s Internship Program. January 2010. Fordham University. 110 pp.

Ghannoum, O., N.G. Phillips, J.P. Conroy, R.A. Smith*, R. Attard*, R. Woodfield, B.A. Logan, J.D. Lewis, and D.T. Tissue. 2010. Exposure to pre-industrial, current and future atmospheric [CO2] and temperature differentially affects growth and photosynthesis in Eucalyptus. Global Change Biology 16:303-319.

Lewis, J.D., J.K. Ward and D.T. Tissue. 2010. Phosphorus supply drives nonlinear responses of cottonwood (Populus deltoides) to glacial through future [CO2]. New Phytologist 187:438-448.

Phillips, N.G., J.D. Lewis, B.A. Logan and D.T. Tissue. 2010. Inter- and intra-specific variation in nocturnal water transport in Eucalyptus. Tree Physiology

Torres-Ruiz, M., Wehr, J.D. & Perrone, A.A. 2010. Are net-spinning caddisflies what they eat? An investigation using controlled diets and fatty acids. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 803-813. 

Torres-Ruiz, M., & Wehr, J.D. 2010. Changes in the nutritional quality of decaying leaf litter in a stream based on fatty acid content. Hydrobiologia 651: 265-278. 


Avolio, M.L., A.R. Tuininga, J.D. Lewis and M. Marchese*. 2009. Ectomycorrhizal responses to organic and inorganic nitrogen sources are context dependent. Mycological Research 113:897-907.

Cure, A., S. Macey, & J.A. Clark. 2009. Tracking 2008 Bog Turtle Locations at: [undisclosed locations] in New York. Final Report to the Environmental Defense Fund. May 2009. Fordham University. 36 pp.

Higgins, A.D., S. Mitre, J.A. Clark, & B. Cerney. 2009. An Assessment of the UNEP Equator Initiative. December 2009. Fordham University. 59 pp.

Macey, S., Cure Dominguez, A., & J.A. Clark. 2009. Tracking 2009 Bog Turtle Locations at: [undisclosed locations] in New York. Final Report to the Environmental Defense Fund. December 2009. Fordham University. 86 pp.

Frank, C. L. 2009. The nutritional ecology of fungal sporocarp hoarding by Mt. Graham red squirrels. Pages 284-296 in Sanderson, H. R., and J. L. Koprowski, editors. The Last Refuge of the Mt. Graham Red Squirrel. University of Arizona Press.

Frank, C. L., and S. Cox. 2009. The adaptive significance of seed hoarding by the Mt. Graham red squirrel. Pages 266-283 in Sanderson, H. R., and J. L. Koprowski, editors. The Last Refuge of the Mt. Graham Red Squirrel. University of Arizona Press.

O'Brien, P.J. & Wehr, J.D. 2009. Periphyton biomass and ecological stoichiometry in streams within an urban to rural land-use gradient. Hydrobiologia (in press; DOI 10.1007/s10750-009-9984-5 available on line).

Turner, G.D., J.D. Lewis, J.T. Mates-Muchin, W.F. Schuster and L. Watt*. 2009. Light availability differentially influences ectomycorrhizal fungal communities on oak seedlings grown in oak- and hemlock-associated soils. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 


Dougherty, K. M., and G. R. Plague. 2008. Transposable element loads are extremely variable in a bacterial symbiont of weevils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74:7832-7834.

Falco, R. C., G. P. Wormser, and T. J. Daniels. 2008. Suburbanization in developed nations. In H. F. Pizer, and K. H. Mayer, editors. The Social Ecology of Infectious Diseases. Elsevier, Academic Press, New York.

Fetridge, E. D., J. S. Ascher, and G. A. Langellotto. 2008. The bee fauna of residential gardens in a suburb of New York City (Hymenoptera: Apoidea). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 101:1067-1077.

Frank, C. L., S. Karpovich, and B. M. Barnes. 2008. Dietary fatty acid composition and the hibernation patterns in free-ranging arctic ground squirrels. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 81:486-495.

Franks, S. J., J. C. Avise, W. E. Bradshaw, J. K. Conner, J. R. Etterson, S. J. Mazer, R. G. Shaw, and A. E. Weis. 2008. The resurrection initiative: storing ancestral genotypes to capture evolution in action. BioScience 58:870-873.

Franks, S. J., P. D. Pratt, F. A. Dray, and E. L. Simms. 2008. Selection of herbivory resistance and growth rate in an invasive plant. American Naturalist 171:678-691.

Lewis, J. D., J. Licitra, A. R. Tuininga, A. Sirulnik, G. D. Turner, and J. Johnson. 2008. Oak seedling growth and ectomycorrhizal colonization are less in eastern hemlock stands infested with hemlock woolly adelgid than in adjacent oak stands. Tree Physiology 28:629-636. 

Plague, G. R., H. E. Dunbar, P. L. Tran, and N. A. Moran. 2008. Extensive proliferation of transposable elements in heritable bacterial symbionts. Journal of Bacteriology 190:777-779.

Smith, J. K., D. J. Lonsdale, C. J. Gobler, and D. A. Caron. 2008. Feeding behavior and development of Acartia tonsa nauplii on the brown tide alga Aureococcus anophagefferens. Journal of Plankton Research 30:937-950.

Tingey, D. T., E. H. Lee, J. D. Lewis, M. G. Johnson, and P. T. Rygiewicz. 2008. Do mesocosms influence photosynthesis and soil respiration? Environmental and Experimental Botany 62:36-44.


Franks, S. J., P. D. Pratt, F. A. Dray, and E. L. Simms. 2007. No evolution of increased competitive ability or decreased allocation to defense in Melaleuca quinquenervia since release from natural enemies. Biological Invasions 10:455-466.

Franks, S. J., S. Sim, and A.E. Weis. 2007. Rapid evolution of flowering time by annual plant in response to a climate fluctuation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 104:1278-1282.

McCauley, L. A. R., and J. D. Wehr. 2007. Taxonomic reappraisal of the freshwater brown algae Bodanella, Ectocarpus, Heribaudiella, and Pleurocladia (Phaeophyceae) on the basis of rbcL sequences and morphological characters. Phycologia 46:429-439.

Torres-Ruiz, M., J. D. Wehr, and A. A. Perrone. 2007. Trophic relations in a stream food web: importance of fatty acids for macroinvertebrate consumers. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 26:509-522.


Clark, J. A. 2006. Ring-necked pheasants & other game birds. In Boersma, P. D., S. Reichard, and A. N. Van Buren, editors. Invasive Species of the Pacific Northwest. University of Washington Press, Seattle, Washington.

Clark, J. A.
, and P. D. Boersma. 2006. Southern elephant seal Mirounga leonina kills Magellanic penguins Spheniscus magellanicus on land. Marine Mammal Science 22:21-25.

Clark, J. A., P. D. Boersma, and D. M. Olmsted. 2006. Name that tune: call discrimination and individual recognition in Magellanic penguins. Animal Behaviour 72:1141-1148.

Franks, S. J., A. M. Kral, and P. D. Pratt. 2006. Herbivory by introduced insects reduces growth and survival of Melaleuca quinquenervia seedlings. Environmental Entomology 35:366-372.

Moreno, C. X., F. Moy, T. J. Daniels, H. P. Godfrey, F. C. Cabello. 2006. Molecular analysis of microbial communities identified in different developmental stages of Ixodes scapularis ticks from Westchester and Dutchess Counties, New York. Environmental Microbiology 8:761-772.

Weis, A. E., and S. J. Franks. 2006. Herbivory tolerance and coevolution: an alternative to the arms race? New Phytologist 170:423-425.


Center, T. D., T. K. Van, F. A. Dray, S. J. Franks, M. T. Rebelo, P. D. Pratt, and M. B. Rayamajhi. 2005. Herbivory alters competitive interactions between two invasive aquatic plants. Biological Control 33:173-185.

Kostel-Hughes, F., T. P. Young, and J. D. Wehr. 2005. Effects of leaf litter depth on the emergence and seedling growth of deciduous forest tree species in relation to seed size. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 132:50-61.

Nagel, J. M., X. Z. Wang, J. D. Lewis, H. A. Fung, D. T. Tissue, and K. L. Griffin. 2005. Atmospheric CO2 enrichment alters energy assimilation, investment and allocation in Xanthium strumarium. New Phytologist 166:513-523.

Tuininga, A. R. 2005. Interspecific interaction terminology: from mycology to general ecology. Pages 265-286 in Dighton, J., J. F. White, and P. Oudemans, editors. The Fungal Community: Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem. Third Edition. CRC Press, New York.


Apperson, C. S., H. K. Hassan, B. A. Harrison, H. M. Savage, S. E. Aspen, A. Farajollahi, W. Crans, T. J. Daniels, R. C. Falco, M. Benedict, M. Anderson, L. McMillen, and T. R. Unnasch. 2004. Host feeding patterns of established and potential mosquito vectors of West Nile virus in the eastern United States. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases 4:71-82.

Dighton, J., A. R. Tuininga, D. M. Gray, R. E. Huskins, and T. Belton. 2004. Impacts of atmospheric deposition on New Jersey pine barrens forest soils and communities of ectomycorrhizae. Forest Ecology and Management 201:131-144.

Felek, S., S. Telford, R. C. Falco, and Y. Rikihisa. 2004. Sequence analysis of p44 homologs expressed by Anaplasma phagocytophylum in infected ticks feeding on naïve hosts and in mice infected by tick attachment. Infection and Immunity 72:659-666.

Frank, C. L., W. R. Hood, and M. C. Donnelly. 2004. The role of x-Linolenic acid (18:3) in mammalian torpor. Pages 71-90 in Barnes, B. M., and H.V. Carey, editors. Life in the Cold: Evolution, Mechanisms, Adaptation and Application. Institute of Arctic Biology Press.

Franks, S. J., P. D. Pratt, F. A. Dray, and E. L. Simms. 2004. Selection for resistance in invasive plants. Weed Technology 18:1486-1489.

Franks, S. J., C. L. Richards, E. Gonzales, J. Cousins, and J. L. Hamrick. 2004. Multi-scale genetic analysis of Uniola paniculata L.: a coastal species with afragmented linear distribution. American Journal of Botany 91:1345-1351.

Huss, A. A., and J. D. Wehr. 2004. Strong indirect effects of a submersed aquatic macrophyte, Vallisneria americana, on bacterioplankton densities in a mesotrophic lake. Microbial Ecology 47:305-315.

Lewis, J. D., M. Lucash, D. M. Olszyk, and D. T. Tingey. 2004. Relationships between needle nitrogen concentration andphotosynthetic responses of Douglas-fir seedlings to elevated CO2 and temperature. NewPhytologist 162:355-364.

Lin, Q., Y. Rikihisa, R. F. Massung, Z. Woldehiwet, and R. C. Falco. 2004. Polymorphism and transcription at the p44-1/p44-18 genomic locus in Anaplasma phagocytophilum strains from diverse geographic regions. Infection and Immunity 72:5574-5581.

Moran N. A., and G. R. Plague. 2004. Genomic changes following host restriction in bacteria. Current Opinion in Genetics and Development 14:627-633.

Ryan, T. J., and G. R. Plague. 2004. Hatching asynchrony, survival, and the fitness of alternative life cycles in Ambystoma talpoideum. Oecologia 140:46-51.

Shapiro, J. B., K. L. Griffin, J. D. Lewis, and D. T. Tissue. 2004. Response of Xanthium strumarium leaf respiration in the light to elevated CO2 concentration, nitrogen availability and temperature. New Phytologist 162:377-386.

Tuininga, A. R., and J. Dighton. 2004. Changes in ectomychorrhizal communities and nutrient availability following prescribed burns in two upland pine-oak forests in the New Jersey pine barrens. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 34:1755-1765.


Bugrysheva, J., E. Y. Dobrikova, M. L. Sartakova, M. J. Caimano, T. J. Daniels, J. D. Radolf, H. P. Godfrey,and F. C. Cabello. 2003. Characterization of the stringent response and rel(Bbu) expression in Borreliaburgdorferi. Journal of Bacteriology 185:957-965.

Franks, S. J. 2003. Competitive and facilitative interactions among twospecies of coastal dune perennials. Canadian Journal of Botany 81:330-337.

Franks, S. J.
2003. Facilitation in multiple life-history stages: evidence for nucleated succession in coastal dunes. Plant Ecology 168:1-11.

Franks, S. J., and C. J. Peterson. 2003. Burial disturbance leads to facilitation among coastal dune plants. Plant Ecology 168:13-21.

Lewis, J. D., X. Z. Wang, K. L. Griffin, and D. T. Tissue. 2003. Age at flowering differentially affects vegetative and reproductive responses of a determinate annual plant to elevated CO2. Oecologia 135:194-201.

Moran N. A., G. R. Plague, J. P. Sandström, and J. L. Wilcox. 2003. A genomic perspective on nutrient-provisioning by bacterial symbionts of insects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 100:14543-14548.

Plague, G. R., C. Dale, and N. A. Moran. 2003. Low and homogeneous copy number of plasmid-borne symbiont genes affecting host nutrition in Buchnera aphidicola of the aphid Uroleucon ambrosiae. Molecular Ecology 12:1095-1100.

Plague, G. R., and J. V. McArthur. 2003. Phenotypic plasticity of larval retreat design in a net-spinning caddisfly. Behavioral Ecology 14:221-226.

Sheath, R. G, and J. D. Wehr. 2003. Introduction to freshwater algae. Pages 1-9 in Wehr, J. D., and R. G. Sheath, editors. Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Wang, G., D. Liveris, B. Brei, H. Wu, R. C. Falco, D. Fish, and I. Schwartz. 2003. Real-time PCR for simultaneous detection and quantification of Borrelia burgdorferi in field-collected Ixodes scapularis ticks from the northeastern United States. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 69:4561-4565.

Wehr, J. D. 2003. Brown algae. Pages 757-773 in Wehr, J. D., and R. G. Sheath, editors. Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Wehr, J. D., and A. A. Perrone. 2003. A new record of Heribaudiella fluviatilis, a freshwater brown alga (Phaeophyceae) from Oregon. Western North American Naturalist 63:517-523.

Wehr, J. D., and R. G. Sheath, editors. 2003. Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.

Wehr, J. D., and R. G. Sheath. 2003. Freshwater habitats of algae. Pages 11-57 in Wehr, J. D., and R. G. Sheath, editors. Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press, San Diego, CA.


Boersma, P. D., J. A. Clark, and N. Hilgarth. 2002. Seabird conservation. Pages 559-579 in Schreiber, E. A., and J. Burger, editors. Biology of Marine Birds. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.

Campbell, S. P., J. A. Clark, L. Crampton, A. D. Guerry, L. R. Hatch, P. R. Hosseini, J. J. Lawler, and R. J. O’Connor. 2002. An assessment of monitoring efforts in endangered species recovery plans. Ecological Applications 12:674-681.

Clark, J. A., and E. Harvey. 2002. Assessing multi-species recovery plans under the Endangered Species Act. Ecological Applications 12:655-662.

Clark, J. A., J. M. Hoekstra, P. D. Boersma, and P. Kareiva. 2002. Improving U.S. Endangered Species Act recovery plans: key findings and recommendations of the SCB recovery plan project. Conservation Biology 16:1510-1519.

Clark, J. A., andR. M. May. 2002. How biased are we? Conservation in Practice 3:28-29.

Clark, J. A., and R. M. May. 2002. Taxonomic bias in conservation research. Science 297:191-192.

Dale, C., G. R. Plague, B. Wang, H. Ochman, and N. A. Moran. 2002. Type III secretion systems and the evolution of mutualistic endosymbiosis. Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesUSA 99:2397-12402.

Daniels, T. J., G. R. Battaly, D. Liveris, R. C. Falco, andI. Schwartz. 2002. Avian reservoirs of the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis? Emerging Infectious Diseases 8:1524-1525.

Falco, R. C., T. J. Daniels, and M. C. Slamecka. 2002.Prevalence and distribution of Ochlerotatus japonicus (Diptera : Culicidae) in two counties in southern New York State. Journal of Medical Entomology 39:920-925.

Frank, C. L. 2002. The effects of short-term variations in diet fatty acid composition on  mammalian torpor. Journal of Mammalogy 83:1013-1019.

Hoekstra, J. M., J. A. Clark, P. D. Boersma, W. F. Fagan, and P. Kareiva. 2002. A comprehensive review of Endangered Species Act recovery plans. Ecological Applications 12:630-640.

Lewis, J. D., M. Lucash, D. M. Olszyk and D. T. Tingey. 2002. Stomatal responses of Douglas-fir seedlings to elevated carbon dioxide and temperature during the third and fourth years of exposure. Plant, Cell and Environment 25:1411-1421.

Lewis, J. D., X. Z. Wang, K. L. Griffin, and D. T. Tissue. 2002. Effects of age and ontogeny on photosynthetic responses of a determinate annual plant to elevated CO2 concentrations. Plant, Cell and Environment 25:359-368.

Nasci, R. S., N. Komar, A. A. Marfin, G. V. Ludwig, L. D. Kramer, T. J. Daniels, R. C. Falco, S. R. Campbell,K. Brookes, K. L. Gottfried, K. L. Burkhalter, S. E. Aspen, A. J. Kerst, R. S. Lanciotti, and C. G. Moore. 2002. Detection of West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes and seropositive juvenile birds in the vicinity of virus-positive dead birds. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 67:492-496.

Plague, G. R., and J. H. Larson. 2002. Analysis of an apparent genetic cline in the stonefly Pteronarcys scotti (Plecoptera: Pteronarcyidae). Journal of Entomological Science 37:278-280.

Tissue, D. T., J. D. Lewis, S. D. Wullschleger, J. S. Amthor, K. L. Griffin, and O. R. Anderson. 2002. Leaf respiration at different canopy positions in sweetgum (Liquidambar styraciflua) grown in ambient and elevated concentrations of carbon dioxide in the field. Tree Physiology 22:1157-1166.

Tuininga, A. R., J. Dighton, and D. M. Gray. 2002. Burning, watering, litter quality and time effects on N, P, and K uptake by pitch pine (Pinus rigida) seedlings in a greenhouse study. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 34:865-873.

Wehr, J. D. 2002. Phylum Phaeophyta. Pages 278-280 in John, D. M., A.J. Brook, and B.A. Whitton, editors. Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles. Cambridge University Press.

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