Representative Theses and Dissertations


1983
Fonseca, G.A.B. da. 1983. The role of deforestation and private reserves in the conservation of the woolly spider monkey (Brachyteles arachnoides). M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Sullivan, C.P. 1983. Status of Plagiodontia aedium in the Dominican Republic. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

1984
Hays, C. 1984. The Humboldt Penguin (Spheniscus humboldt) in Peru and the effects of the 1982-1983 El Nino. M.S. thesis, Department of Zoology

Saavedra, C. 1984. Effect of group history on spatial and social interaction in two groups of howler monkeys, Alouatta seniculus. M.S. thesis, Department of Zoology.

Stallings, J.R. 1984. Status and Conservation of Paraguayan primates. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Leo Luna, M. 1984. The effect of selective timbering and hunting on the conservation of the yellow-tailed woolly monkey, Lagothrix favicauda. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

1985
Lee, W.A. 1985. Strategies for increasing environmental awareness in Jamaica. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Ottenwalder, J.A. 1985. The distribution and habitat of Solenodon in the Dominican Republic. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

1986
Ludlow, M. 1986. Home range activity patterns of ocelot (Felis pardalis) in Venezuela. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Kux, M. 1986. Land use options to conserve biological resources in developing countries. M.F.R.C. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Peres, C.A. 1986. Cost and benefits of territorial defense in golden lion tamarins, Leontopitecus rosalia. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Srikosamatara, S. 1986. Group size in wedge-capped capuchin monkeys (Cebus olivaceus): Vulnerability to predators, intragroup and intergroup feeding competition. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Zoology.

Brisbal, F. 1986. Distribution and human impact on the carnivores of Venezuela. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Campos, L.C. 1986. Distribution, human impact and conservation of flamingos in the High Andes of Bolivia. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Ellis, K. 1986. Brazilian zoological parks. Their history, status, and conservation potential. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Padua, C. 1986. The black lion tamarin Leontopithecus chrysopygus: its status and conservation. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

1987
Crawshaw, P.G. 1987. Nesting ecology of the Paraguayan caiman (Caiman yacare) in the Pantanal of Mato Grosso, Brazil. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Fonseca, G.A.B. da. 1987. Patterns of small mammal species diversity in Brazilian Atlantic forest communities. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Stallings, J. 1987. Small mammal communities in an eastern Brazilian forest. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

1988
Seijas, A. 1988. Habitat use by the American crocodile and the spectacled caiman coexisting along the Venezuelan coastal region. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Sorenson, M. 1988. Uses of the Amazon forest by rubber tappers in Acre, Brazil. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Iriarte, A.W. 1988. Feeding ecology of the Patagonian puma (Felis concolor patagonica) in Torres del Paine National Park, Chile. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Karanth, U. 1988. Population structure, density, and biomass of herbivores in a South Indian tropical forest. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

1989
Maskey, T. M. 1989. Movement and survival of captive-reared gharials in the Narayani River, Nepal. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

1990
Kinnaird, M.F. 1990. Behavioral and demographic responses to habitat change by the Tana River Crested Mangabey (Cerocebus galeritus galeritus). Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Malcom, J. 1990. The small mammals of Amazonian forest fragments: Pattern and process. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Stith, B. 1990. Satellites, landscapes, and GIS: A case study in the Atlantic forest of Brazil, M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

1991
Inigo, E. 1991. Effects of forest fragmentation on a tropical raptor community in 'Selva Lacandona' Region Chiapas, Mexico. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Padua, S. 1991. Conservation education through and environmental education school program at the Morro do Diabo State Park, Sao Paulo State, Brazil. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Polshek. P. 1991. Effects of insularization on a tropical forest understory avifauna in Panama. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Thorbjarnarson, J. 1991. Population ecology of the spectacled caiman in the Venezuelan Llanos. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

1992
Arita-Watanabe, H. 1992. Ecology and conservation of cave bat communities in Yucatan, Mexico. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Berner, P.O. 1992 Community dynamics in a moraine tropical forest in Costa Rica. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Forestry.

Edwards, A. 1992. The diurnal primates of Kroup National Park, Cameroon: Abundance, productivity, and polyspecific association. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Kahumbu, P. 1992. The sustainability of fig tree (Ficus sycomorus) harvesting for canoes in a Kenyan reserve. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Rajaratnam, R. 1992. Differential habitat use by primates in the Samunsam Wildlife Sanctuary, Sarawak, and its application to conservation management. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Gutierrez de White, T. 1992. A participatory education program for wildlife conservation in South America: The Cali Zoo program. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Grosse, A. 1992. Where ranchers wear white hats: biodiversity conservation in northeast Argentina. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Marmontel, M. 1992. Age determination and population dynamics of the Florida manatee. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Medellin, R. 1992. Effects of two types of perturbation on the mammal community of a tropical rainforest. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Mitthapala, S. 1992. Morphological variation in the leopard (Panthera pardus). Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences. Ottenwalder, J. 1992. Mammalian conservation in the Greater Antilles. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Payne, J. 1992. Duikers in Korup National Park, Cameroon. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Polisar, J. 1992. The reproductive biology and exploitation of the Central American river turtle, Dermatemys mawii, in Belize. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Rumiz, D. 1992. Population ecology of red howler monkeys (Alouatta seniulus). Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences. Samudio, J. 1992. Ethnicity, wildlife use, and a national park in Bocas del Toro Islands, Panama. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

1993
Fiallo, E. 1993. Local communities and protected areas: people's attitudes toward Machalilla National Park, Ecuador. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Jimenez, J. 1993. Comparative ecology of dusicyon foxes at the Chinchilla National Reserve in north-central Chile. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Jorgenson, A. 1993. Chicle Exploitation and conservation in Quintana Roo, Mexico. M.S. thesis,

Kerber, L. 1993. Intrahousehold power and fertility in Brazil. M.A. thesis,

Pacheco, L. 1993. Abundance, distribution, and habitat use of crocodilians in Beni, Bolivia. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Padua, C. 1993. The ecology, behavior, and conservation of the black lion tamarin (Leontopithecus chrysopygus). Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Raez-Luna, E. 1993. Modeling hunted populations of Alouatta seniculus, Ateles paniscus, and Lagothrix lagotricha: chances of persistence and lessons for conservation.

Serrano, F. 1993. Modernization in Ecuadorian Amazon: the transformation of Indian peoples into political actors and its effects on the state's modernization.

1994 Baptiste, L. 1994. Rural community approaches to biodiversity conservation in the Columbian High Mountains. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Espinoza, E. 1994. Caiman and private landowners. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Gobbi, J. 1994. Coto de Caza activity in La Pampa province, Argentina. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Godshalk, R. 1994. The role of cattle ranches in the conservation and management of the caiman (Caiman yacare) in the lowlands of Bolivia. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Iudica, C. 1994. Role of the bat community in the regeneration process of a forest after human disturbance in northwestern Argentina. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies. Jorgenson, J. 1994. Gardens, wildlife densities, and subsistence hunting by Maya Indians in Quintana Roo, Mexico. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife and Range Sciences.

Lwanga, J. 1994. The role of seed and seedling predators and browsers in the regeneration of two forest canopy species (Mimusops bagshawei and Strombosia schffleri) in Kibale Forest Reserve, Uganda. Moon, J. 1994. Community organization and natural use in a rural Amazonian community: Ubintuba coastal region of Pará State, Brazil. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

Wilkins, L. 1994. The Jamaican Hutia: reintroduction of captive population and status of wild populations. M.A. thesis, Center for Latin American Studies.

1995
Crawshaw, P. 1995. Ocelots and foxes in Iguacu Forests, Brazil. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Encalada-Boom, S. 1995. Phylogeography and conservation genetics of the green turtle (Chelonia Mydas) in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Fragoso, J. 1995. White-lipped peccaries. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Naughton, L. 1995. Community involvement in wildlife reserve management in Kibale, Uganda. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Ray, J. 1995. The ecology and conservation of small carnivores (family Viverridae) in the Central African Republic. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Townsend, W. 1995. Living on the edge: Sirionó hunting and fishing in lowland Bolivia. Ph.D.

Valqui Haase, M. 1995. A small terrestrial rodent community in northeastern Peru. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

1996
Alvarez-Cordero, E. 1996. Biology and conservation of the happy eagle in Venezuela and Panama. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Funes, M. 1996. The European Rabbit: Patterns of spread and resource availability along watersheds in Northern Patagonia, Argentina. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Hoogesteijn, R. 1996. Body mass and skull measurements in four jaguar populations and observations on their preybase. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Inigo-Elias, E. 1996. Ecology and breeding biology of the scarlet macaw (Ara macao) in the Usumacinta drainage basin of Mexico and Guatamala. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Naughton-Treves, L. 1996. Uneasy neighbors: Wildlife and farmers around Kibale National Park, Uganda. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Ray, J. 1996. Resource use patterns among mongooses and other carnivores in a central African rainforest. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Wallmo, Kristy. 1996. Improved cookstoves in Western Uganda: social impacts and environmental implications.

1997
Allen, C. 1997. Scale, pattern, and process in biological invasions. M.A. thesis, Latin American Studies.

Culled, L. 1997. Hunting and biodiversity in Atlantic forest fragments, Sao Paulo, Brazil, M.A. thesis, Latin American Studies.

Molloy, L. 1997. Forest buffalo, Syncerus caffer nanus, and burning of savannas at Lope Reserve, Gabon. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Novaro, A. 1997. Source-link dynamics due to hunting? Case study of the Culpeo Fox on rangelands in Patagonia. Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Porter, L. 1997. Forest Dynamics of the Landscape Scale in the Maya Forest of Campeche, Mexico. Ph.D. dissertation, School of Forest Resources and Conservation.

Rocha, L. 1997. Protected areas and non-governmental organizations in partnerships for conservation: case studies from Brazil and recommendations for the future. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

1998
Coltrane, J. 1998. The impact of hunting on primate populations in the Peruvian Amazon. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Guillen, H. 1998. Valuing ecotourism and development: The Selva Lacandona as a case study. Ph.D. dissertation, Environmental Engineering Sciences.

Montenegro, O. 1998. The behavior of Lowland Tapir (Tapirus terrestris) at a natural mineral lick in the Peruvian Amazon. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Pinzon, Z. 1998. Canopy dynamics and regeneration in mangrove forests in Micronesia. M.S. thesis, Department of Botany.

Porro, N. 1998. Changes in peasant perception of development and conservation. Ph.D. dissertation, Anthropology.

Romero, C. 1998. Commercially harvested nonvascular epiphytes in a montane tropical forest: ecology, effects of logging, and management. M.S. thesis, Department of Botany.

Silva-Lugo, J. 1998. A model training program for hunter education in Venezuelan national parks. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

1999
Farrell, L. 1999. Ecology of the Puma and the Jaguar in the Venezuelan Lance. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

Villarreal, D. 1999. Effects of Herbivory by the Plains Vizcacha (Lagostomas maximus) in vegetation in semiarid scrub of central Argentina. M.S. thesis, Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation.

2000
Brewster, C. 2000. Impact of methyl bromide ban on the US vegetable industry. Ph.D. dissertation, Food and Resource Economics.