Faculty publications from the Environmental Studies Department at Gettysburg College.

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2014

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Ecodevelopment, Gender, and Empowerment: Perspectives from India’s Protected Area Communities, Ruchi Badola, Monica V. Ogra, and Shivani C. Barthwal

'Kissed by Lightning' and Indigenous Cinema’s Natureculture Continuum, Salma Monani

America's Public Lands: From Yellowstone to Smokey Bear and Beyond, Randall K. Wilson

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Growing Pains or Opportunities? A Customer Survey of Three Farmers' Markets in One Rural Community, Randall K. Wilson, Paul A. Di Salvo '13, Claire E. Quinn '13, Suzanne T. Englot '13, and Julia P. Mitchell '13

Sex, Light, and Sound: Location and Combination of Multiple Attractants Affect Probability of Cane Toad (Rhinella marina) Capture, Alyse Yeager '12, John A. Commito, Andrew M. Wilson, Deborah Bower, and Lin Schwarzkopf

2013

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Healthy Options: A Community-Based Program to Address Food Insecurity, Amy B. Dailey, Audrey Hess, Camille Horton '12, Emily Constantian '13, Salma Monani, Betsy Wargo, Kim Davidson, and Kathy Gaskin

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Environmental Film Festivals: Beginning Explorations at the Intersections of Film Festival Studies and Ecocritical Studies, Salma Monani

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Indigenous Film Festivals as Eco-Testimonial Encounter: The 2011 Native Film + Video Festival, Salma Monani

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ImagineNATIVE 2012: Indigenous Film Festival as Ecocinematic Space, Salma Monani and Miranda Brady

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Introduction: Cuts to Dissolves – Defining and Situating Ecocinema Studies, Salma Monani and Stephen Rust

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John Commito, Professor of Environmental Studies, Musselman Library and John A. Commito

Multi-Temporal Analysis Reveals that Predictors of Mountain Pine Beetle Infestation Change During Outbreak Cycles, Jonathan A. Walter '10 and Rutherford V. Platt

2012

Wind Power! Marketing Renewable Energy on Tribal Lands and the Struggle for Just Sustainability, Miranda J. Brandy and Salma Monani

Interpreting Species Accounts, Daniel W. Brauning and Andrew M. Wilson

Gender and Community-Oriented Wildlife Conservations: Views from Project Supervisors in India, Monica V. Ogra

Gender Mainstreaming in Community-Oriented Wildlife Conservation: Experiences from Nongovernmental Conservation Organizations in India, Monica V. Ogra

Mapping Settlements in the Wildland Urban Interface: A Decision Tree Approach, Rutherford V. Platt

Analytical Methods, Andrew M. Wilson

Habitats and Habitat Change, Andrew M. Wilson, Joseph Bishop, and Margaret Brittingham

Coverage and Results, Andrew M. Wilson and Daniel W. Brauning

Second Atlas of Breeding Birds in Pennsylvania, Andrew M. Wilson, Daniel W. Brauning, and Robert S. Mulvihill

Initial Response of Bird Populations to Conservation Grasslands in Southern Pennsylvania, Andrew M. Wilson and Margaret Brittingham

The Geography of Pennsylvania, Andrew M. Wilson and Bernd J. Haupt

2011

Physical Ecosystem Engineers and the Functioning of Estuaries and Coasts, J. L. Gutierrez, C. G. Jones, J. E. Byers, K. K. Arkema, K. Berkenbusch, John A. Commito, C. M. Duarte, S. D. Hacker, J. G. Lambrinos, I. E. Hendriks, P. J. Hogarth, M. G. Palomo, and C. Wild

Modeling Wildfire Potential in Residential Parcels: A Case Study of the North-Central Colorado Front Range, Rutherford V. Platt, Tania Schoennagel, Thomas T. Veblen, and Rosemary L. Sherriff

2010

The Wildland-Urban Interface: Evaluating the Definition Effect, Rutherford V. Platt

Looking East for the New West: Characterizing Rural Change in Adams County, Pennsylvania, Randall K. Wilson, Alexandra Bigler, and Thomas W. Crawford

2009

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An Interview with Julian Agyeman: Just Sustainability and Ecopedagogy, Salma Monani

An Object-Oriented Approach to Assessing Changes in Tree Cover in the Colorado Front Range 1938-1999, Rutherford V. Platt and Tania Schoennagel

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Using GIS to Quantify Patterns of Glacial Erosion on Northwest Iceland: Implications for Independent Ice Sheets, Sarah M. Principato and Jeremiah S. Johnson '05

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Radiocarbon Date List XI: Radiocarbon Dates from Marine Sediment Cores of the Iceland, Greenland, and Northeast Canadian Arctic Shelves and Nares Strait, U. Quillmann, J.T. Andrews, A.E. Jennings, J. Bendle, H. Jonsdottir, G.B. Kristjansdottir, J. Lloyd, S. Olafsdottir, and Sarah M. Principato

2008

Species Diversity in the Soft-Bottom Intertidal Zone: Biogenic Structure, Sediment, and Macrofauna Across Mussel Bed Spatial Scales, John A. Commito, Serena Como, Benjamin M. Grupe '03, and Wendy E. Dow '03

An Evaluation of an Object-Oriented Paradigm for Land Use/Land Cover Classification, Rutherford V. Platt and Lauren M. Rapoza '06

A Spatial Model of Mechanical Thinning Location and Forest Management Outcomes in the Wildland-Urban Interface, Rutherford V. Platt, Thomas T. Veblen, and Rosemary L. Sherriff

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Holocene Sediment Magnetic Properties Along a Transect from Isafjardardjup to Djupall, Northwest Iceland, Sarah M. Principato, J.T. Andrews, J. Hardardottir, and J.S. Stoner

Tracking Collaboration: Forest Planning and Local Participation on the San Juan National Forest, Colorado, Randall K. Wilson and Thomas W. Crawford

2006

Hierarchical Spatial Structure in Soft-Bottom Mussel Beds, John A. Commito, Wendy E. Dow '03, and Benjamin M. Grupe '03

Fractal Characterization of Mytilus edulis L. Spatial Structure in Intertidal Landscapes Using GIS Methods, Thomas W. Crawford, John A. Commito, and Ann M. Borowik

Effects of Epibionts on Sabellaria alveolata (L.) Biogenic Reefs and Their Associated Fauna in the Bay of Mont Saint-Michel, Stanislas Dubois, John A. Commito, Frédéric Olivier, and Christian Retière

A Model of Exurban Land Use Change and Wildfire Mitigation, Rutherford V. Platt

Are Wildfire Mitigation and Restoration of Historic Forest Structure Compatible? A Spatial Modeling Assessment, Rutherford V. Platt, Thomas T. Veblen, and Rosemary L. Sherriff

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How Learning Styles Impact E-learning: A Case Comparative Study of Undergraduate Students who Excelled, Passed, or Failed an Online Course in Scientific/Technical Writing, William West, B.R. Simon Rosser, Salma Monani, and Laura Gurak

Collaboration in Context: Rural Change and Community Forestry in the Four Corners, Randall K. Wilson

2005

Fine-Grained Spatial Genetic Structure in the Bivalve Gemma gemma from Maine and Virginia (USA), as Revealed by Inter-Simple Sequence Repeat Markers, Marco Casu, Ferruccio Maltagliati, Piero Cossu, Tiziana Lai, Marco Curini Galletti, Alberto Castelli, and John A. Commito

Mussels Matter: Postlarval Dispersal Dynamics Altered by a Spatially Complex Ecosystem Engineer, John A. Commito, Emily A. Celano '00, Holly J. Celico, Serena Como, and Craig P. Johnson '98

Multi-scale Analysis of Collaborative National Forest Planning Contexts in the Rural US Mountain West, Thomas W. Crawford and Randall K. Wilson

Conclusion, John Smithers and Randall K. Wilson

Narratives of Community-based Resource Management in the American West, Randall K. Wilson

2004

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Radiocarbon Date List X: Baffin Bay, Baffin Island, Iceland, Labrador Sea, and the Northern North Atlantic, J.T. Andrews, J.P. Briner, D.C. Barber, I.S. Castaneda, T.A. Cooper, G. Dunhill, S. Hagen, M. Hald, F.R. Hall, E. James, A.E. Jennings, N. Koc, G.B Kristjansdottir, Sarah M. Principato, L.M. Smith, T. Vorren, N. Weiner, and K. Williams

The Greening of White Pride, Steven Gimbel and Randall K. Wilson

Local and Global Analysis of Fragmentation in a Colorado Mountain Region, Rutherford V. Platt

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A Comparison of AVIRIS and Landsat for Land Use Classification at the Urban Fringe, Rutherford V. Platt and Alexander F.H. Goetz

Environmental Conflict, Collaborative Solutions, and the Politics of Geographic Scale, Randall K. Wilson

2003

Community-based Management and National Forests in the Western United States: Five Challenges, Randall K. Wilson

2002

Differential Dispersal Rates in an Intertidal Neiofauna Assemblage, John A. Commito and Guglielmo Tita

2000

Structural Complexity in Mussel Beds: the Fractal Geometry of Surface Topography, John A. Commito and Brian R. Rusignuolo '98

1999

‘Placing Nature’: The Politics of Collaboration and Representation in the Struggle for La Sierra in San Luis, Colorado, Randall K. Wilson

1998

The Fractal Geometry of Mytilus edulis L. Spatial Distribution in a Soft-Bottom System, Melissa L. Snover and John A. Commito

1995

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Dispersal Dynamics of the Bivalve Gemma Gemma in a Patchy Environment, John A. Commito, Carol A. Currier, Laura R. Kane, Kathleen A. Reinsel, and Irene M. Ulm

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Dispersal Dynamics in a Wind-Driven Benthic System, John A. Commito, S. F. Thrush, R. D. Pridmore, J. E. Hewitt, and V. J. Cummings

1991

Inhibition of Sunfish Feeding by Defensive Steroids from Aquatic Beetles: Structure-Activity Relationships, Donald J. Gerhart, Maria E. Bondura, and John A. Commito

1989

Suspension Feeders and Coexisting Infauna: An Enhancement Counterexample, John A. Commito and E. Maxine Boncavage

1987

Adult-Larval Interactions: Predictions, Mussels, and Cocoons, John A. Commito

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Polinices Predation Patterns and Mercenaria Morphology Models, John A. Commito

1985

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Multiple Trophic Levels in Soft-Bottom Communities, John A. Commito and William G. Ambrose Jr.

Benthic Community Response to Experimental Additions of the Polychaete Nereis virens, John A. Commito and P. B. Shrader

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Effects of Lunatia heros Predation on the Population Dynamics of Mya arenaria and Macoma balthica in Maine, USA, John A. Commito

Importance of Predation by Infaunal Polychaetes in Controlling the Structure of a Soft-Bottom Community in Maine, USA, John A. Commito