Field Station Theses and Dissertations

1936

  1. Cutler, H. C. 1936. Variations in water level of a bog. M.S. thesis.

1969

  1. Gatford, N. S. 1969. Cellulytic micro-fungi occurring in Casco Loam Soils at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Field Station. M.S. thesis.
  2. Grittinger, T. F. 1969. Vegetation patterns and edaphic relationships in Cedarburg Bog. Ph.D. dissertation.
  3. Morzenti, D. B 1969. Local distribution of small mammals at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Field Station. M.S. thesis.

1970

  1. Carlsen, T. E. 1970. The frequency and distribution of ferns in the upland hardwoods at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Cedar-Sauk Field Station. M.S. thesis.
  2. Flashinski, S. J. 1970. Fungal degredation of sulfonated lignon. M.S. thesis.

1972

  1. Dunnum, J. 1972. The phytosociology of a beech woods in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  2. Krauskopf, T. 1972. Intercommunity diversity and species richness indexes; a tool for evaluation of native natural area-manmade development interfaces. M.S. thesis.
  3. Ringger, D. L. 1972. The microclimate of various forest openings. M.S. thesis.

1973

  1. Meyer, J. 1973. The post-fledging dispersal of juvenile black-capped chickadees (Parus atricapillus). M.S. thesis.
  2. Moore, P. 1973. A plankton survey of the lakes in Cedarburg Bog. M.S. thesis.
  3. Mulica, W. 1973. The hydrology of the Cedarburg Bog area. M.S. thesis.
  4. Ringger, T. G. 1973. The aquatic macroinvertebrate fauna of Theresa Marsh, Washington and Dodge counties, Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  5. Szmania, D. 1973. Population structure and winter survival of fishes in Mud Lake, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin (with emphasis on management for the production of northern pike Esox lucius L.) M.S. thesis.
  6. Wilder, S. V. 1973. The ground water hydrology of the Cedarburg Bog. M.S. thesis.

1974

  1. Curtis, L. 1974. A vegetation analysis of Benedict Prairie, Kenosha County, Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  2. Farley, N. 1974. Vegetational analysis of a lowland hardwood forest in Cedarburg Bog. M.S. thesis.
  3. Pearson, H. P. 1974. Bird utilization of a waterfowl management area. M.S. thesis.
  4. Stephenson, A. 1974. Seasonal variation in water and energy turnover in song sparrows in southeastern Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.

1975

  1. Apel, K. 1975. Auditory predator recognition and mobbing behavior in the black-capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus). M.S. thesis.
  2. Gustafson, D. 1975. Bird population densities derived from transect counts: an evaluation of the Emlen technique. M.S. thesis.
  3. Liptak, N. 1975. Alternative light measurements in primary production studies. M.S. thesis.
  4. Melville, M. 1975. Social organization of the thirteen-lined ground squirrel (Spermophilus tridecemlineatus). M.S. thesis.
  5. Schultz, G. 1975. Ants of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Field Station and their ecology. M.S. thesis.
  6. Summerfield, M. 1975. The diversity, distribution and biomass of the rooted aquatic plants in Mud Lake, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  7. Witkin, S. 1975. An amplitude analysis of black-capped chickadee vocalizations. M.S. thesis.

1976

  1. Keefer, J. 1976. A census estimate of marsh birds obtained from transect counts. M.S. thesis.
  2. Levenson, J. 1976. Forested woodlots as biogeographic islands in an urban -agricultrual matrix. Ph. D. dissertation.
  3. Miller, L. 1976. The effects of an altered photoperiod upon the migratory orientation in the White-throated Sparrow, Zonotrichia albicollis. M.S. thesis.

1977

  1. Bridgman, H. A. 1977. The depletion of direct-beam visible radiation by aerosols in urban and rural air at Milwaukee. Ph.D. dissertation.
  2. Brumm, L. R. 1977. The vegetation of Ozaukee County, past and present. M.S. thesis.
  3. Bruner, M. 1977. Vegetation of forest island edges. M.S. thesis.
  4. Hoehne, L. M. 1977. Ground layer vegetation analysis of thirty-one wooded islands in the urban-suburban matrix. M.S. thesis.
  5. Ingold, J. 1977. Territory in the White-breasted Nuthatch (Sitta carolinensis). M.S. thesis.
  6. Matthiae, P. 1977. The function of mammls in terrestrial forest islands in southeastern Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  7. Pattison, R. 1977. Radio Cesium dynamics in peat and vegetation from Cedarburg Bog. M.S. thesis.
  8. Plonczynski, M. 1977. The effect of weather, daily and annual cycle on the vocalizations of the black-capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus). M.S. thesis.
  9. Powers, S. 1977. Vegetation of the ground layer in a maple-beech forest. M.S. thesis.
  10. Swartz, B. 1977. Vegetation analysis of the Riveredge Nature Center in its relationship to future management. M.S. thesis.

1978

  1. Bartz, L. H. 1978. Vegetation of the Kettle Moraine State Forest (southern unit): past 1835-36 and present 1978. M.S. thesis.
  2. Bruederle, L. P. 1978. The ecological role of ice storms in the southern mesic forests of Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  3. Kobriger, N. P. 1978. Nutrient cycling and productivity in a maple-beech forest. Ph.D. dissertation.
  4. Mudrak, F. E. 1978. Equilibrium dynamics of oak islands in southeastern Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  5. Stevenson, D. E. 1978. Survivorship of the endangered gray bat, a comparative approach. M.S. thesis.
  6. Wierman, D. A. 1978. Vertical ground water movement within the Cedarburg Bog-a natural recharge basin. M.S. thesis.

1979

  1. Abbey, W. C. 1979. Responses of Black-capped Chickadees (Parus atricapillus) to playback of their own vocalization and those of congeners. M.S. thesis.
  2. Baumann, W. 1979. In situ measurements in a freshwater ice sheet. M.S. thesis.
  3. Mueller, W. M. 1979. Seasonal changes in algal populations and habitat within two alkaline bog lakes. M.S. thesis.
  4. Wierman, D. A. 1979. The hydrogeology of the Cedarburg Bog area. M.S. thesis.

1980

  1. Borkin, S. 1980. Shifting distribution patterns of immature stages of the Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus L. on the food plant Asclepias syriaca L. M.S. thesis.
  2. Danos, S. 1980. The nutrient chemistry of the top one-half meter in two small Wisconsin ponds. M.S. thesis.
  3. Dorney, J. 1980. Presettlement vegetation of southeastern Wisconsin: edaphic relationships and disturbance. M.S. thesis.
  4. Held, M. E. 1980. Analysis of factors relating to sprouting and seeding in American beech. Ph.D. dissertation. Ohio University.
  5. O'Donnell, P. 1980. Seedling patterns in an old field. M.S. thesis.
  6. Rupprecht, C. E. 1980. Annual activity cycles and hibernation strategies in a north temperate bat community. M.S. thesis.

1981

  1. Ladwig, K. J. 1981. Groundwater flow between the shallow glacial aquifer and the Cedarburg Bog wetland area. M.S. thesis.
  2. Stromberg, J. 1981. Autecology of Drosera linearis, a declining species. M.S. thesis.
  3. Synowiec, K. 1981. Stratigraphy of the Neda formation in Eastern Wisconsin, Northern Illinois and Eastern Iowa. M.S. thesis.
  4. Wipf, N. 1981. Quantitative analysis of close range agonistic communication of the Black-capped Chickadee. M.S. thesis.

1982

  1. Estep, K. W. 1982. Interactions between algal populations and the surface microlayer in a small Wisconsin pond. M.S. thesis.
  2. Maki, J. S. 1982. Investigations of microbial populations and their activity in freshwater surface microlayers. Ph.D. dissertation.

1983

  1. Krolow, M. 1983. Resistivity and seismic measurements in the detection of fracture direction. M.S. thesis.
  2. Kunowski, M. 1983. Plantago cordata Lam. in Wisconsin: documentation by habitat. M.S. thesis.
  3. Raye, S. S. 1983. Northern Bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) vocalizations: Ontogeny of vocalizations and vocal recognition of brood-mates. Ph.D. dissertation.
  4. Voltz, C. F. 1983. Paleomagnetism of the upper ordovician maquoketa shale and lower silurian dolomite in eastern Wisconsin. Unpublished M.S. thesis.

1984

  1. Emerick, J. 1984. Depositional environments of ordovician and silurian rocks near Neda, Wisconsin. Unpublished M.S. thesis.
  2. Golembiewski, T. 1984. The influence of pH and nutrient availability on the distribution of Sarracenia purpurea (pitcher plant) in southeastern Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  3. Gutenspergen, G. 1984. The influence of nutrients on the organization of wetland plant communities. Ph.D. dissertation.
  4. Smith, M. 1984. Ecology of Naidiae (Oligochaeta) from an alkaline bog stream. Ph.D. dissertation.
  5. Snopek, M. 1984. The seasonal activity and density of the heterotrophic bacteria plankton population in waters of different trophic potentials. M.S. thesis.

1985

  1. Apel, K. 1985. Antipredator behavior in the Black-capped Chickadee (Parus atricapillus). Ph.D. dissertation.
  2. Carpenter, T. 1985. The effects of environmental conditions on the responses of Eastern Screech-Owls to playback of recorded calls. M.S. thesis.
  3. Gnabasik, B. 1985. The hydrogeology of the Niagara Escarpment near Neda, Dodge County, Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  4. Gustafson, D. 1985. Forest island size and matrix interactions with avian trophic groups in southeastern Wisconsin. Ph.D. dissertation.
  5. Platt, M. 1985. The organization of singing in House Wrens. M.S. thesis.
  6. Weekley, F. 1985. Individual variation in the unison and guard calls of the Greater Sandhill Crane. M.S. thesis. UW-Stevens Point.

1986

  1. Kroeger, S. R. 1986. Wetland vegetation response to the hydrologic regime in the Cedarburg Bog. M.S. thesis.
  2. Kuchenreuther, M. 1986. Biomass and nutrient allocation in Abutilon theophrasti. M.S. thesis.

1987

  1. Popp, J. W. 1987. Aggression and agonistic communication among American Goldfinches and Purple Finches. Ph.D. dissertation.
  2. Warneke, A. L. 1987. Ultrastructural analysis and carbohydrate distribution of Limatulium modanieli in active and hibernating hosts. M.S. thesis.

1988

  1. Lennartsen, J. 1988. Incoming longwave radiation during selected synoptic situations. M.S. thesis.

1989

  1. Burkett, E. W. 1989. Differential roles of sexes in breeding Northern Flickers (Colaptes auratus). Ph.D. dissertation.
  2. Lohr, B. S. 1989. The organization of song elements in the Gray Catbird. M.S. thesis.
  3. Schumacher, S. 1989. Activity and movement of free ranging thirteen-lined ground squirrels in different habitats. M.S. thesis.

1990

  1. Duncan, S. 1990. Auditory communication in breeding Northern Flickers (Colaptes auratus). Ph.D. dissertation.
  2. Rendleman, B. A. 1990. Individual variation in songs of male Northern Cardinals. M.S. thesis.

1991

  1. Piaskowski, V. 1991. Studies in the behaviors related to flock formation and pair formation in the Black-capped chickadee (Parus atricapillus). M.S. thesis.
  2. Pleyte, T. 1991. Division of environmental features by recurrent groups of Wisconsin anisopterans. Ph.D. dissertation.

1992

  1. Bryant, B. K. 1992. Movements and mortality of suburban and translocated suburban white-tailed deer in Southeastern Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.
  2. Jones, M. B. 1992. Interactions between productivity and anuran larval growth in manipulated mesocosms. M.S. thesis.
  3. Warne, E. L. 1992. Seed bank and vegetation dynamics in small reconstructed wetlands. M.S. thesis.

1993

  1. Chen, P. 1993. A study of the possible functions of the black mask in the male common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas): is the black mask a "badge" signifying fitness? M.S. thesis.
  2. Thumser, N. N. 1993. Phylogenetic relationships among Spheniscus penguins based on the analysis of vocal and allozyme data. Ph.D. dissertation.

1994

  1. Gerber, D.T. 1994. Physiological ecology of seven North American Myriophyllum species (Haloragaceae). Ph.D. dissertation.
  2. Pytte, C.L. 1994. Song sharing patterns of House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) in southeastern Wisconsin. M.S. thesis.

1995

  1. Jansen, Rebecca Kay. 1995. Factors influencing the intensity of nest defense in American Robins (Turdus migratorius). M.S. thesis.
  2. Krause, Beth A. 1995. The effects of management and site history on old-field succession. M.S. thesis.
  3. Stout, William E. 1995. An urban, suburban, rural Red-tailed Hawk nesting habitat comparison in Southeast Wisconsin. M.S. thesis. (UW Stevens Point).
  4. Thompson, Alice. 1995. Factors affecting the distribution and abundance of Reed Canary Grass (Phalaris arundinacea L.) M.S. thesis.

1996

  1. Downey, Heather A. B. 1996. Responses of Black-Capped Chickadee flocks to playback of different alarm calls. M.S. thesis.
  2. Johnson, Terence G. Microgeographic variation in the song structure of house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus). 1996. M.S. thesis.
  3. Kost, Michael. 1996. The effects of prescribed fire on species composition in Wisconsin sedge meadows. M.S. thesis.

1997

  1. Critchley, Scott S. 1997. Sequential and rate analysis of certain behavior patterns of the male American redstart. M. S. thesis.
  2. Leithoff, Karla. 1997. Wildlife usage of small created and restored wetlands in Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. M. S. thesis.

1998

  1. Berger, Ramona. 1998. Conserving a rare, self-incompatible plant: seed production and clonal structure of Aster furcatus populations. M. S. thesis.
  2. Sontag, Charles Robert. 1998. Field Studies of the impact of Anuran Larvae on Phytoplankton. M. S. thesis.
  3. Yoder, Howard Randall. 1998. Community ecology of Helminth parasites infecting molluscan and amphibian host. Ph.D. dissertation.

2000

  1. Peterson, Kara A. 2000. Allocation of male parental care in relation to paternity and brood division in the Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas). M. S. thesis.
  2. Rinzel, Kimberly A.. 2000. Factors influencing the establishement of glossy buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula) in southeastern Wisconsin wetlands. M.S. thesis.
  3. Stapleton, Mary. 2000. Repeatability of mate choice in female tree swallows. M. S. thesis.
  4. Thusius, Kevin. 2000. Extra-pair paternity and sexual selection in the Common Yellowthroat (Geothlypis trichas). M. S. thesis.

2001

  1. Jaskolski, Amy. 2001. Enteric helminth species competition and helminth community structure in the Little Brown Bat (Myotis lucifugus). M. S. thesis.

2002

  1. Hewitt, Jill A. 2002. Vegetation of the Ulao Swamp, a hardwood-conifer swamp in Southeastern Wisconsin. M. S. thesis.
  2. Kraemer, Jeffrey D. 2002 The distribution of wetland plants as indicators of fine scale variation in hydrology: The plant community-environment relationship in sedge meadows. M.S. thesis.
  3. Poirier, Nicole E. 2002. The influence of extrapair paternity and the number of broods on male reproductive success in house wrens (Troglodytes aedon). M. S. thesis.
  4. Reed, Donald M. 2002. Environmental correlates of vegetation types in southeastern Wisconsin fens. Ph.D dissertation.

2003

  1. Bell, John M. 2003. The effect of interspecific competition for pollinator service on seed production and outcrossing rates in Mimulus ringens (Scrophulariaceae). Ph.D dissertation.
  2. Brylawski, Alice M. J. 2003. The effectiveness of mate guarding as a paternity guard for male house wrens. M.S. thesis.
  3. Casper, Gary S. 2003. Analysis of amphibian and reptile distributions using presence-only data. Ph.D dissertation.
  4. Clare, Robert. 2003. An evaluation of the Evolution of Increased Competitive Ability (EICA) hyothesis: Insect performance on native and introduced populations of Solidago gigantea (Asteraceae). M.S. thesis.
  5. Nooker, Jacqueline K. 2003. The effects of environmental variation and female condition on reproduction in tree swallow. M.S. thesis.
  6. Youngsteadt, Elsa. 2003. The effects of ants on the carnivorous butterfly caterpillar Feniseca tarquinius and the role of chemical camouflage in the Feniseca-ant interaction. M.S. thesis.

2004

  1. Pedersen, Marc C. 2004. Extraterritorial movements of male and female common yellowthroats in relation to a male ornamental trait. M.S. thesis.

2005

  1. Abroe, Betsy 2005. Do more attractive males have more sons in the common yellowthroat Geothlypis trichas? M.S. thesis.
  2. Holmquist, Karsten G. A. 2005. The effect of floral display and pollinator behavior on pollen-mediated gene dispersal in Mimulus ringens. Ph.D dissertation.
  3. Hovick, Stephen M. 2005. Restoring forest in wetlands dominated by reed canary grass: the effects of pre-planting treatments on early survival. M.S. thesis.
  4. O'Brien, Heather L. 2005. Assessment of white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimmerman) density and browse damage at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Field Station. M.S. thesis.
  5. Redell, David N. 2005 Behavioral ecology of bats using the Neda Mine hibernaculum. M.S. thesis.

2006

  1. Garvin, Julia C. 2006 Male ornaments, extra-pair mating, and immunocompetence in the common yellowthroat. Ph.D dissertation.

2007

  1. Bott, Terry. 2007 Morphological diversity of the northern pitcher plant (Sarracenia Purpurea L.) in two contrasting wetlands. M.S. thesis.
  2. Hapner, Jill A. 2007. Factors influencing plant community development and wildlife use in small conservation wetlands in southeastern Wisconsin. Ph.D dissertation.
  3. Kapfer, Josh. 2007 The Ecology of Bullsnakes (Pituophis catenifer sayi) in Upper Midwestern Prairies. Ph.D. dissertation.
  4. Maurer, Joan K. 2007 Detection of avian blood parasites in the common yellowthroat (Geothylpis trichas): A comparison of multiple methods. M.S. thesis.
  5. Mitchell, Dan. 2007 Attractive males provide less parental care in two populations of the common yellowthroat. M.S. thesis.

2008

  1. Vasquez, Eric C. 2008 The effects of enemy exclusion and enemy damage on exotic and native plant species: a test of the enemy release hypothesis. M.S. thesis.

2009

  1. Flanagan, Rebecca J. 2009. Exploring the effects of competitors for pollination on the reproductive success of Mimulus ringens. Ph.D. dissertation.

2010

  1. Goldsberry, Jessica K. 2010. Riparian plant communities of the fifth order Milwaukee River floodplain and islands. M.S. Thesis.
  2. Hileman, Eric T. 2010. Abundance and survivorship of Butler’s gartersnake (Thamnophis butleri) in Wisconsin. M.S. Thesis.

2011

  1. Ambardar, Medhavi. 2011. Effects of habitat and predation on reproductive success in eastern bluebirds (Sialia sialis). M.S.Thesis.
  2. Berg, Jason. 2011. Susceptibility of five wetland community types to invasion by glossy buckthorn (Frangula alnus, Mill.). M.S. thesis.

2012

  1. Kilkenny, Francis F. 2012. Gene flow and adaptation in Lonicera japonica. Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville. Ph.D dissertation.
  2. Kim, Son Young. 2012. Real-time adjustment of satellite behavior to local competition in gray treefrogs. M.S. Thesis.
  3. Reis, Anne. 2012. Conservation of the southeastern Wisconsin tamarack swamp: Loss, persistence, and restoration. M.S. thesis.

2013

  1. Rebar, Darren. 2013. Influence of genetic variation in the biotic environment on phenotypic variation in a plant-feeding insect. Ph.D. dissertation.
  2. Yu, Rong. 2013. Examining spring and autumn phenology in a temperate deciduous urban woodlot. Ph.D. dissertation.