Publications

Isotope Laboratory References

 

2012

Papers

Bickford, W.A., A.H. Baldwin, B.A. Needelman, R.R. Weil, 2012. Canopy disturbance altars competitive outcomes between two brackish marsh plant species. Aquatic Botany 103: 23-29.

Sepulveda, A.J., W. H. Lowe, and P. P. Marra. 2012. Using stable isotopes to test for trophic niche partitioning: a case study with stream salamanders and fish. Freshwater Biology. 57: 1399-1409.

Vaslet, A., Phillips, D.L., France, C., Feller, I.C., and Baldwin, C.C., 2012. The relative importance of mangroves and seagrass beds as feeding areas for resident and transient fishes among different mangrove habitats in Florida and Belize: evidence from dietary and stable-isotope analyses. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology Ecology 434/435: 81-93.

Vaslet A., France C., Baldwin C.C., and Feller I.C., 2012. Dietary habits of juveniles of the Mayan cichlid, Cichlasoma urophthalmus, in mangrove ponds of an offshore islet in Belize, Central America. Neotropical Ichthyology 10: 667-674.


Sessa, J.A., Bralower, T.J., Patzkowsky, M.E., Handley, J.C., Ivany, L.C., 2012. Environmental and biological controls on the diversification and ecological reorganization of Late Cretaceous and early Paleogene marine ecosystems in the Gulf Coastal Plain. Paleobiology 38: 218–239.

Sessa, J.A., Ivany, L.C., Schlossnagle, T.H., Samson, S.D., Schellenberg, S.A., 2012. The fidelity of oxygen and strontium isotope values from shallow shelf settings: Implications for temperature and age reconstructions. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 342–343: 27–39.

Posters and Presentations

France, C.A.M., Owsley, D., Warmack, A., McGuire, S., Miller, W., 2012.  Stable isotopic evidence (δ13C, δ15N, δ18O) of diet, provenance, and demography from bones and teeth of 18th and 19th century North Americans.  Society of American Archaeology Annual Meeting, Memphis, TN, April 18-21.

 

2011

Papers

France, C.A.M., Giaccai, J.A., and Cano, N., 2011.  The effects of PVAc treatment and organic solvent removal on the stable carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen isotope signatures of bone.  Journal of Archaeological Science 38:  3387-3393.

Tonra, C.M., Marra, P.P., Holberton, R.L., 2011.  Migration phenology and winter habitat quality are related to circulating androgen in a long-distance migratory bird.  Journal of Avian Biology (early view).  doi:10.1111/j.1600-048X.2011.05333.x

Vaslet A., France C., Phillips D.L., Feller I.C., Baldwin C.C., 2011.  Stable isotope analyses reveal the importance of seagrass beds as feeding areas for juveniles of the speckled worm eel Myrophis punctatus (Teleostei: Ophichthidae) in Florida.  Journal of Fish Biology 79: 692-706.

 

Posters and Presentations

Szlavecz, K., Xia, L., McCormick., M., Pitz, S.L., O’Neill, J., Bernard, M.J., Chang, C-H., Whigham, D., 2011. Earthworm effects on below- and aboveground processes in Mid-Atlantic deciduous forests. Canadian Geophysical Union, Banff, May 15-19.

Szlavecz, K., Xia, L., McCormick., M., Pitz, S.L., O’Neill, J., Bernard, M.J., Chang, C-H., Whigham, D., 2011. Earthworm effects on below- and aboveground processes in Mid-Atlantic deciduous forests. Canadian Geophysical Union, Banff, May 15-19.

Szlavecz KA, MK McCormick, L Xia, S Pitz, J O'Neill, M Bernard, C-H Chang, DF Whigham 2011. Effects of non-native earthworms on below- and aboveground processes in the Mid-Atlantic region. AGU Fall Meeting San Francisco, B33B-0431

Vaslet A., France C., Phillips D.L., Feller I.C., Baldwin C.C., 2011.  Stable isotope analyses reveal the importance of seagrass beds as feeding areas for Myrophis punctatus (Ophichthidae) recruiting the coastal waters of Florida.  Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation Biennial Meeting, Daytona, Florida, November 6-10.

West, C.F., Rick, T.C., and France, C.M., 2011.  Stable Isotope Analysis in Historical Ecology, Kodiak Island, Alaska.  Society for American Archaeology Meeting, Sacramento, California, March 28 – April 4.

West, C.F., Rick, T.C., and France, C.M., 2011.  Paleoenvironmental Reconstruction in the Kodiak Archipelago.  Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium, Kodiak, Alaska, April 9-12.


2010

Papers

 

Posters and Presentations

France, C., and Kaufman, A., 2010.  Trophic relationships between Late Pleistocene mammals from Aucilla River, Florida:  evidence from nitrogen and carbon stable isotopes.  Society of Vertebrate Paleontology Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 10-13.

France, C.A.M., Sheppard, P.R., Cano, N.J., and Speakman, R.J., 2009.  Stable isotopic and chemical indicators of volcanic eruptions in tree rings from Paricutin, Mexico.  American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, Dec. 14-18.

Gabriel, C., and Hirons, A., 2010.  Evaluating the role of seagrasses as nursery habitat and food source in Port Everglades, Florida.  Linking Science to Management:   Florida Keys Marine Ecosystem Conference, Gainesville, Florida, Oct. 19-22.

Good, K.L., McCormick, M.K., Whigham, D.F., 2010.  Increased myco-heterotrohpy and nutrient-dependence under stress in the native orchid, Goodyera pubescens.  Botanical Society of America Meeting, Providence, July 31-August 4.

Marra, P.P., and Holberton, R.L., 2010.  Balancing the demands of migration and the physiological transition to breeding in Neotropical songbirds: a dual role for testosterone?  Ecological Society of America Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Marra, P.P., and Holberton, R.L., 2009.  The physiological underpinnings of seasonal interactions in a Neotropical migrant songbird.  American Ornithologist’s Union Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Marra, P.P., and Holberton, R.L., 2009.  The role of breeding hormones in seasonal interactions in a Neotropical migrant songbird.  Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study Annual Conference, North Woodstock, NH.

McCormick, M., 2010.  What limits the distribution of Isotria medeoloides?   National Park Service NCR Natural Resources Advisory Team Meeting.

Rodriguez, N., Hirons, A.C., and Gill, V.A., 2009.  Do Trophic Dynamics Explain Differences in Population Status of Northern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris)?  18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals by the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Quebec, Canada, Oct. 12-16.

Speakman, R.J., France, C.A.M., Sheppard, P.R., Jimenez-Cano, N., and Little, N.C., 2010. Dating Volcanic Eruption in Prehistory: Chemical and Isotopic Approaches. 38th International Symposium on Archaeometry, Tampa, FL, May 10–14.

Speakman, R.J., France, C.A.M, Sheppard, P.R., Jimenez-Cano, N., and Little, N.C., 2010. Stable Isotopic and Chemical Indicators of Volcanic Eruptions in Tree Rings from Paricutin, Mexico—Implications for Dating Prehistoric Eruptions.  75th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis, April 17–21.

Thompson, N., Hirons, A.C., Potter, C.W., and Littnan, C., 2009.  Trophic structure of the northwest Hawaiian Islands and resident monk seals (Monachus schaundslandi) during the twentieth century.  18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals by the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Quebec, Canada, Oct. 12-16.

Thompson, N., Hirons, A.C., Potter, C.W., and Littnan, C., 2009.  Trophic structure of the northwest Hawaiian Islands and resident monk seals (Monachus schaundslandi) during the twentieth century.  Florida Scientist 74th Annual Meeting, Ft. Pierce.

Vaslet A., Feller C., Baldwin C., 2010.  Identification of carbon sources supporting fish communities in tropical and subtropical mangroves using gut content analyses and stable isotopes.  IsoEcol 7th - International Conference on Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies, Fairbanks, Alaska, August 8-13.

Weidner, T., Hirons, A.C., and Kerstetter, D.W., 2010.  Combined Gut-Content and Stable Isotope Trophic Analysis of the Pelagic Stingray (Pteroplaytrygon violacea) from the Western North Atlantic Ocean.  American Elasmobranch Society, Providence, RI, July.

Whigham, D., 2010.  Small-whorled Pogonia –unraveling the mystery of its ecology.   Spotlight on National Park Resources Meeting, April.
 


 

2009

Papers

Marra, P.P., Dove, C.J., Dolbeer, R., Dahlan, N.F., Heacker, M., Whatton, J.F., Diggs, N.E., France, C., and Henkes, G.A., 2009.  Migratory Canada geese cause crash of US Airways Flight 1549.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 7(6):  297-301. 

Posters and Presentations

France, C.A.M., Sheppard, P.R., Cano, N.J., and Speakman, R.J., 2009.  Stable isotopic and chemical indicators of volcanic eruptions in tree rings from Paricutin, Mexico.  American Geophysical Union, San Francisco, Dec. 14-18.
 
Rodriguez, N., Hirons, A.C., and Gill, V.A., 2009.  Do Trophic Dynamics Explain Differences in Population Status of Northern Sea Otters (Enhydra lutris)?  18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals by the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Quebec, Canada, Oct. 12-16.

Shuster, E., and Henkes, G., 2009.  Isotope Ratio Mass Spectroscopy and Indigo.   Second Annual SI-Conservation Conference, Suitland, MD, June 25.   

Takahashi, Y., McCarthy, B., Henkes, G.A., France, C.A.M., 2009.  Analysis of natural and man-made mercury sulfide using sulfur isotope analysis.  The Japan society for the conservation of cultural property, 31st conference in Kurashiki, Japan, June 13-14.

Thompson, N., Hirons, A.C., Potter, C.W., and Littnan, C., 2009.  Trophic structure of the northwest Hawaiian Islands and resident monk seals (Monachus schaundslandi) during the twentieth century.  18th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals by the Society for Marine Mammalogy, Quebec, Canada, Oct. 12-16.

Thompson, N., Hirons, A.C., Potter, C.W., and Littnan, C., 2009.  Trophic structure of the northwest Hawaiian Islands and resident monk seals (Monachus schaundslandi) during the twentieth century.  Florida Scientist 74th Annual Meeting, Ft. Pierce.

Whigham, D., 2009.  Kenai Peninsula (Alaska) headwater streams – where are all the baby salmon and is the landscape context important for them?  College of Marine Sciences.  University of Delaware, Lewes, DE,  May 12.

Contact

For further information regarding the Smithsonian Institution OUSS/MCI  Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry Facility please contact Peter Marra or Christine France.

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