Proficiency in data analysis using Systat, Sigmaplot, SAS, ARCVIEW GIS, Foxpro, Access, and Excel
Experience with navigation using, topographic maps, GPS, Sherpa, and compass navigation
Ability to operate Motorboat, ATV, and 4WD vehicles.
Proficiency in identification of avian, herpetological, fish, mammal, insect, and plant species, by sight sound and using keys.
Experience with terrestrial field data collection including; color band re-sighting, nest searching, mist netting (passive and target), point counts, transects, spot mapping, herp and insect trapping.
Experience with vegetation data collection using standard methods including; point intercept, line intercept, and daubenmire. I have also used a densitometer and range finder on numerous occasions.
Experience with data collection in aquatic systems using standard methods including; electro-shocking of fish, numerous netting techniques for fish and insects and bug vacuuming.
•Predator experience affects mating behavior in male Gambusia affinis. 2007. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 22-1: 41-48.
•Does past predator experience influence mating behavior in male Gambusia affinis? Joint annual Meeting of American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists and American Elasmobranch Society, State College, PA. July 5-10, 2001.
•Effects of predation on mating behavior in male Gambusia affinis (poster session). Annual meeting of Animal Behavior Society, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. July 13-17, 2002 and Biannual meeting of Ecological and Evolutionary Ethology of Fishes, Laval University, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. August 15-20, 2002.
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