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Susan L. Earnst

Earnst, Susan L.

Research Wildlife Biologist

Email: susan_earnst@usgs.gov
Office: 208-426-5209
Fax: 208-426-5210
970 Lusk Street
Boise, ID 83706

Education

Ph.D., Zoology, The Ohio State University
B.S., Life Sciences, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Specialty

Breeding ecology and population monitoring of loons, waterfowl, shorebirds, and songbirds, with emphasis on behavioral ecology

Research Interests

Avian population dynamics, behavioral ecology, arctic ecology, and conservation biology

Publications

29 Total

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Earnst, S.L., Holmes, A.L., 2012, Bird-habitat relationships in interior Columbia Basin shrubsteppe: The Condor, v. 114, no. 1, p. 15-29. [Details]

Earnst, S.L., Dobkin, D.S., Ballard, J.A., 2012, Changes in avian and plant communities of aspen woodlands over 12 years after livestock removal in the northwestern Great Basin: Conservation Biology, v. 26, no. 5, p. 862-872. [Details]

Earnst, S.L., Newsome, H.L., LaFramboise, W.L., LaFramboise, N., 2009, Avian response to wildfire in interior Columbia Basin shrubsteppe: The Condor, v. 111, no. 2, p. 370-376. [Details]

Earnst, S.L., Platte, R., Bond, L., 2006, A landscape-scale model of yellow-billed loon (Gavia adamsii) habitat preferences in northern Alaska: Hydrobiologia, v. 567, p. 227-236. [Details]

Heltzel, J., Earnst, S.L., 2006, Factors influencing nest success of songbirds in aspen and willow riparian areas in the Great Basin: The Condor, v. 108, no. 4, p. 842-855. [Details]

Bart, J., Earnst, S.L., 2005, Breeding ecology of spectacled eiders Somateria fischeri in northern Alaska: Wildfowl, v. 55, p. 85-100. [Details]

Bart, J., Earnst, S.L., 2005, Methods for shorebird surveys in the Arctic In Ralph, C.J., Rich, T., eds., Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference: USDA Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-191, Asilomar, CA, USDA Forest Service, p. 907-917. [Details]

Earnst, S.L., Stehn, R.A., Platte, R.M., Larned, W.W., Mallek, E.J., 2005, Population size and trend of Yellow-billed Loons in northern Alaska: The Condor, v. 107, p. 289-304. [Details]

Earnst, S.L., Heltzel, J., 2005, Detection ratios of riparian songbirds In Ralph, C.J., Rich, T., eds., Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference: USDA Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR-191, Asilomar, CA, USDA Forest Service, p. 781-786. [Details]

Earnst, S.L., Ballard, J.A., Dobkin, D.S., 2005, Riparian songbird abundance a decade after cattle removal on Hart Mountain and Sheldon National Wildlife Refuges In Ralph, C.J., Rich, T., eds., Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference: General Technical Report PSW-GTR-191, Albany, CA, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, p. 550-558. [Details]

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