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Masters ThesisEcological role of the salamander Ensatina eschscholtzii: direct impacts on the arthropod assemblage and indirect influence on the carbon cycle in mixed hardwood/conifer forest in Northwestern CaliforniaBest, MichaelTerrestrial salamanders are the most abundant vertebrate predators in northwestern California forests, fulfilling a vital role converting invertebrate to vertebrate biomass. The most common of these salamanders in northwestern California is the salama . . .
Masters ThesisMatousek, JohnIn this study I evaluated the effectiveness of the percentage by mass of behaviorally drifting invertebrates within drift samples to serve as an index of a stream’s capacity to support salmonid growth. I tested hypotheses over seasonal timeframes that . . .
Masters ThesisThree factors affecting the invasion of Watersipora subtorquata in the marine fouling community of Humboldt Bay, CaliforniaRoscoe, Catherine M.There is concern and debate as to the effects and factors influencing species introduction and invasion. Experimental findings suggest that factors such as species richness and available free space may play crucial roles in determining the outcome of . . .
Masters ThesisCopper exposure damages neurons and induces paralysis in the nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, far below lethal concentrationsHedges, Kathryn A.This study examined the effects of copper exposure on neurons and the excretory cell in the nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, using transgenic strains with specific green fluorescent protein (GFP)-tagged cells. Exposure to CuSO₄ damaged particular neu . . .