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These data were collected from Burmese pythons removed from the Florida everglades as part of invasive-species management. After euthanasia, we sexed (male or female) and measured the snout-vent length (SVL; cm) and total body mass (g) for each python. We also measured total fat mass (g) by removing all visible fat bodies from the coelomic cavity and weighing this mass. For a subset of specimens, we recorded whether the pythons were put on ice after euthanasia and measured within 24 hours ('fresh') or whether the pythons were frozen after euthanasia, thawed, and then measured ('frozen'). These data were used to validate several body condition indices in Burmese pythons.
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These data provide information about vegetation structure and composition associated with Arizona Grasshopper Sparrow territories, nest plots, and random transects on two study sites - Audubon Appleton-Whittell Research Ranch and BLM Las Cienegas National Conservation Area (NCA) - Davis Pasture - in southeastern Arizona. Data were collected from 2009 through 2013. These are data associated with Ruth and Skagen (2017) cited above.
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This data set defines boundaries of oil and gas project areas, greater sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) core areas, and non-core and non-project areas within the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative (WLCI; southwestern Wyoming). Specifically, the data represents results from the manuscript “Combined influences of future oil and gas development and climate on potential Sage-grouse declines and redistribution” for low oil and gas development, high population size, and no climate component. The oil and gas development scenario were based on an energy footprint model that simulates well, pad, and road patterns for oil and gas recovery options that vary in well types (vertical and directional) and number...
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The data detail the live captures and radio-collaring of female mule deer on the northern Yellowstone winter range - 60 in 1993 and 25 in 1995 - and details of the known deaths of these deer. It also includes records of mule deer of both sexes found dead in the course of field work between 1993 and 1997.
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Data on deltamethrin resistance in Oropsylla hirsuta fleas from black-tailed prairie dogs in Conata Basin, Buffalo Gap National Grassland and Badlands National Park, South Dakota, 2014-2015. Two data files are available, one from "Mortality trials" and another from "recovery trials". The data from "Mortality trials" includes information on bioassays in which fleas were subjected to deltamethrin in Petri dishes. In 2014, fleas were collected from colonies of black-tailed prairie dogs that had been treated with a deltamethrin-containing dust since 2005 (Dusted) and colonies that had never been treated with deltamethrin (Not Dusted). The fleas were placed in Petri dishes with deltamethrin. All fleas were alive at the...
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Potentially suitable habitat for the American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) was identified within the Southern Plains. The American burying beetle (ABB) is listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, but in 2019 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed to reclassify this species as threatened. We applied a deductive model for the ABB that identified potentially suitable habitat using LANDFIRE Existing Vegetation Types (EVT). The habitat model ranked each EVT using one of four categories: (1) favorable; suitable vegetation to support all or critical portions of the ABB life cycle, (2) conditional; favorable only under certain conditions including seasonality of flooding and land management...
Here we present the map of potential suitable habitat for Cushenberry buckwheat (Eriogonum ovalifolium var. vineum). The data indicate both how many models predicted each location to be potentially suitable for the species and the average standardized habitat suitability score for each location.Data are presented at a spatial resolution of 10 m pixels, which was required to harmonize the original model inputs. However, maps of suitable habitat should be used at a resolution no smaller than 360 m (i.e., 36 pixels x 36 pixels), which corresponds with the resolution of the coarsest model input. These data are intended to be used only to target future plant surveys in areas where new occurrences are most likely to benefit...
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This data bundle contains the merged data sets to create models for bishop's goutweed and fountaingrass using the VisTrails:SAHM [SAHM 2.1.0]. We developed species distribution models for both species following a workflow designed to balance automation and human intervention to produce models for invasive plant species of concern to U.S. land managers. Location data came from existing databases aggregating species occurrence information. Predictors came from a national library of potential environmental variables based on what environmental factors might limit plant species' distributions in different parts of the U.S. including climatic, topographic, soil, land use, and anthropogenic factors. The outputs of these...
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Lake Sinai Viruses (LSV) are common ribonucleic acid (RNA) viruses of honey bees (Apis mellifera) that frequently reach high abundance but are not linked to overt disease. LSVs are genetically heterogeneous and collectively widespread, but despite frequent detection in surveys, the ecological and geographic factors structuring their distribution in A. mellifera are not understood. Even less is known about their distribution in other species. Better understanding of LSV prevalence and ecology have been hampered by high sequence diversity within the LSV clade. We developed a new genetic assay that detects all currently known lineages. We also performed pilot metagenetic sequencing to quantify the diversity of LSV...
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These data include information about the year, date, time, and shrub identifying number where the following data were collected - the number of Grasshopper Sparrows that were flushed from the shrub, the air temperature (not in direct sun), relative humidity (not in direct sun), ground temperature in sun, ground temperature beneath shrub, air temperature in the shrub, and relative humidity within the shrub.
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A pollen addition experiment was conducted on the leaves of Croton setiger, a Californian forb. Pollen was added to leaves of randomly selected plants, and control plants had no pollen added. Over 2013 and 2014 the number of predatory and herbivorous insects were counted on each plant, and the number of damaged leaves and plant size were measured.
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Data on factors that affect the grooming behaviors of black-tailed prairie dogs in Phillips County, Montana, 2006. Each line of data presents information for a focal observation of a single black-tailed prairie dog. The data includes information on the date of each observation, the approximate coordinates of sites, the time of each observation, indexed wind speed, indexed temperature, the presence or absence of deltamethrin dust (pulicide) treatment, the amount of time a human spent observing the prairie dog, the proportion of time spent scratching by the prairie dog, the proportion of time spent oral autogrooming by the prairie dog, the proportion of time spent allogrooming by the prairie dog, and the overall proportion...
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This dataset includes radiogenic strontium isotope compositions of non-native walleye otoliths collected from select areas of the Upper Colorado River Basin (UCRB). Strontium isotope data have been widely used to assess natal areas for a variety of fish species. Following on previous work, this project sought to fill data gaps for walleye collected from the Colorado River (river miles 11-109.3), the lower Green River, Lake Powell, and McPhee Reservoir. Using laser ablation-multicollector-inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry (MC-ICP-MS), otolith strontium isotope compositions were measured just outside of the sulcus and on the periphery of the most recent annual growth layer. These data potentially provide...
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These data include nest-specific information about Arizona Grasshopper Sparrow nests monitored during 2011 to 2013. The data are formatted as we used them in Program MARK to evaluate factors affecting daily nest survival. Data includes information on when the nest was found, when it was last known to be active, nest fate, and nest age. In addition, we provide vegetation data from the nest site itself and the nest plot as well as summary seasonal precipitation data collected from other sources and used in these analyses.
Here we present the map of potential suitable habitat for Little San Bernardino Mountains linanthus (Linanthus maculatus). The data indicate both how many models predicted each location to be potentially suitable for the species and the average standardized habitat suitability score for each location.Data are presented at a spatial resolution of 10 m pixels, which was required to harmonize the original model inputs. However, maps of suitable habitat should be used at a resolution no smaller than 360 m (i.e., 36 pixels x 36 pixels), which corresponds with the resolution of the coarsest model input. These data are intended to be used only to target future plant surveys in areas where new occurrences are most likely...
Here we present the map of potential suitable habitat for Orcutt’s woody aster (Xylorhiza orcuttii). The data indicate both how many models predicted each location to be potentially suitable for the species and the average standardized habitat suitability score for each location.Data are presented at a spatial resolution of 10 m pixels, which was required to harmonize the original model inputs. However, maps of suitable habitat should be used at a resolution no smaller than 360 m (i.e., 36 pixels x 36 pixels), which corresponds with the resolution of the coarsest model input. These data are intended to be used only to target future plant surveys in areas where new occurrences are most likely to benefit future habitat...
Here we present the map of potential suitable habitat for Desert cymopterus (Cymopterus deserticola). The data indicate both how many models predicted each location to be potentially suitable for the species and the average standardized habitat suitability score for each location.Data are presented at a spatial resolution of 10 m pixels, which was required to harmonize the original model inputs. However, maps of suitable habitat should be used at a resolution no smaller than 360 m (i.e., 36 pixels x 36 pixels), which corresponds with the resolution of the coarsest model input. These data are intended to be used only to target future plant surveys in areas where new occurrences are most likely to benefit future habitat...
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wy_lvl9_coarsescale: Wyoming hierarchical cluster level 9 (coarse-scale) for Greater sage-grouse We developed a hierarchical clustering approach that identifies biologically relevant landscape units that can 1) be used as a long-term population monitoring framework, 2) be repeated across the Greater sage-grouse range, 3) be used to track the outcomes of local and regional populations by comparing population changes across scales, and 4) be used to inform where to best spatially target studies that identify the processes and mechanisms causing population trends to change among spatial scales. The spatial variability in the amount and quality of habitat resources can affect local population success and result in different...
This dataset includes two files, 1) site -specific covariates including the presence of predators (fish), disease (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis [Bd] - amphibian chytrid fungus), and permanence (ephemeral or permanent) of sites in Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado. The dataset was analyzed for planned publication of a manuscript in Population Ecology, Crockett, J., E. Muths and L.L. Bailey authors. and 2) site-specific covariates for additional sites in Colorado (including those in file 1) noting the presence of toad breeding, snowpack values, Bd, permanence and elevation that are analyzed for a second planned publication by Crockett et al.
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This data bundle contains some of the inputs, all of the processing instructions and all outputs from two VisTrails/SAHM workflow. These models specifically include field data of locations with >40% cover of cheatgrass (presence) and <40% cover of cheatgrass (absence). Predictors included rasters derived from LandSat 8 imagery (_archive_FinalModel_revised) or from a digital elevation model (_archive_TopoOnly_revised). Details about all inputs are included in the associated manuscript. The three bundle documentation files in each data bundle are: 1) '_archive_bundle_metadata.xml' (this file) which contains FGDC metadata describing the archive bundle. 2) '_archive_raster_inputs.csv' a list of the raster inputs that...


map background search result map search result map Cheatgrass mapping in Squirrel Creek Wildfire, WY in 2014 Habitat Data for Arizona Grasshopper Sparrow Territories, Nest Plots, and Random Transects, 2009 to 2013 Grooming behaviors of black-tailed prairie dogs in Phillips County, Montana, 2006 Data on deltamethrin resistance in Oropsylla hirsuta fleas from black-tailed prairie dogs in South Dakota, USA, 2014-2015 Arizona Grasshopper Sparrow nest monitoring data 2011 to 2013 Greater sage-grouse population change (percent change) in a low oil and gas development, high population estimate scenario, and with no effects of climate change (2006-2062) Hierarchically nested and biologically relevant monitoring frameworks for Greater Sage-grouse, 2019, Cluster Level 9 (Wyoming), Interim Radiogenic strontium isotope data for non-native walleye otoliths collected from select areas of the Upper Colorado River Basin Records of mule deer found dead or live captured on the northern Yellowstone winter range, 1993-1997 Croton setiger predators, herbivores, and damage collected in California 2013-2014 Data collected about behavioral responses to high temperatures in desert grassland bird in 2007, 2011-2013 Boreal toad metamorph capture, recapture and covariates data, Colorado 2017-2018 Estimated habitat suitability for the American burying beetle using land cover classes in the Southern Plains (ver. 1.1, June 2020) Data for modeling fountain grass and bishop's goutweed in the contiguous US Genetic detection of Lake Sinai Virus in honey bees (Apis mellifera) and other insects Data collected about behavioral responses to high temperatures in desert grassland bird in 2007, 2011-2013 Arizona Grasshopper Sparrow nest monitoring data 2011 to 2013 Habitat Data for Arizona Grasshopper Sparrow Territories, Nest Plots, and Random Transects, 2009 to 2013 Grooming behaviors of black-tailed prairie dogs in Phillips County, Montana, 2006 Croton setiger predators, herbivores, and damage collected in California 2013-2014 Data on deltamethrin resistance in Oropsylla hirsuta fleas from black-tailed prairie dogs in South Dakota, USA, 2014-2015 Records of mule deer found dead or live captured on the northern Yellowstone winter range, 1993-1997 Radiogenic strontium isotope data for non-native walleye otoliths collected from select areas of the Upper Colorado River Basin Boreal toad metamorph capture, recapture and covariates data, Colorado 2017-2018 Greater sage-grouse population change (percent change) in a low oil and gas development, high population estimate scenario, and with no effects of climate change (2006-2062) Estimated habitat suitability for the American burying beetle using land cover classes in the Southern Plains (ver. 1.1, June 2020) Hierarchically nested and biologically relevant monitoring frameworks for Greater Sage-grouse, 2019, Cluster Level 9 (Wyoming), Interim Genetic detection of Lake Sinai Virus in honey bees (Apis mellifera) and other insects Data for modeling fountain grass and bishop's goutweed in the contiguous US