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Salamander Mark-Recapture using SPARCnet plots with the Schnabel Method
13 Sep 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Kristine Grayson1, Raisa Hernández Pacheco1
University of Richmond
A salamander mark-recapture module where students field collect a third survey occasion to estimate population size
Claymander Field Experiment
01 Mar 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By Alexa Warwick1, Louise Mead2, M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid3, Evan Grant4, Chris Sutherland5, Arianna Wills5, Emma Perry3
1. Michigan State University 2. BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action 3. Bridgewater State University 4. USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center 5. University of Massachusetts-Amherst
This activity addresses how predation may affect the frequency of two color morphs in a population. Students collect and analyze data from clay salamander models ('claymanders') to determine...
27 Feb 2018 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
One species, two species, red species, lead species? Phylogenetics and species concepts with Plethodon salamanders
04 Dec 2017 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s):
By M. Caitlin Fisher-Reid
Bridgewater State University
This lab introduces students to species concepts and basic computer-based tree-building methods using published nuclear and mitochondrial sequence data for Plethodon salamanders.