ThesisComparing Abundance of Flower Visiting Insects to Blennosperma bakeri, Limnanthes vinculans, and Lasthenia burkei in Natural and Constructed Vernal PoolsGilmore, Kandis J.Purpose of the Study: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether artificially constructed vernal pool habitats provide adequate pollination services to the three federally endangered vernal pool endemic plants: Sonoma sunshine (Blennosperma . . .
ThesisClimate, Topography, and Hydropattern: An Interaction of Abiotic Factors Affecting Larval Abundance and Phenology of the California Tiger Salamander, Ambystoma californiense, in Sonoma County, CAEdwards, Jonathan P.Persistence of the endangered Sonoma county population of the California tiger salamander (CTS) is dependent on constructive mitigation of lost vernal pool breeding habitat. Local climate, the hydrology, and the topography of natural and constructed v . . .
ThesisStiles, Heather V.Increased nutrient deposition from excessive fertilizer application, manure production, and other industrial discharges into aquatic environments is altering the structure and function of freshwater ecosystems worldwide. Eutrophication is characterize . . .