Dr. Charles van Riper III

Professor, School of Natural Resources and the Environment
and
USGS Research Scientist Emeritus  

Sonoran Desert Research Station
125 Biological Sciences East ~ University of Arizona ~Tucson, AZ 85721-125
(520) 626-7027 ~ (520) 670-5100 fax ~ (520) 491-0721 call


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Published Papers

  

 

Huenneke, L. F., C. van Riper, III, and K. A. Hays-Gilpin. 2015.  The Colorado Plateau VI: Science and management at the landscape scale.  The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. i-vi; 480 pp. http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/BOOKS/bid2255.htm

 

Huenneke, L. F., C. van Riper, III, and K. A. Hays-Gilpin. 2015.  Introduction to the proceedings of the 11th Biennial Conference.  Pp 3-6, In: The Colorado Plateau VI: Science and management at the landscape scale (Huenneke, L. F., C. van Riper, III, and K. A. Hays-Gilpin, Eds.).  The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. i-vi; 480 pp. http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/BOOKS/bid2255.htm

 

Jamison, L., C. van Riper III, and D. Bean. 2015. The influence of Tamarix ramosissima defoliation on population movements of the northern tamarisk beetle (Diorhabda carinulata) within the Colorado Plateau.  Chapter No. 13, Pp. 281-291, 2 plates, In: The Colorado Plateau VI: Science and management at the landscape scale. L. F. Huenneke, C. van Riper, III, and K. A. Hays-Gilpin, Eds – UA Press, Tucson, AZ, i-vi; 480 pp.

 

Kellermann, J. L., and C. van Riper III. 2015. Phenological synchrony of bird migration with tree flowering at desert riparian stopover sites. Pp. 133–144 In E. M. Wood and J. L. Kellermann (eds), Phenological synchrony and bird migration: changing climate and seasonal resources in North America. Studies in Avian Biology (no. 47), CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

 

Kellermann, J. L., and C. van Riper III. 2015.  Spatiotemporal patterns of bird migration and responses to interannual climatic variation across elevational gradients of the Madrean Sky Island Archipelago. Oecologia. 178: (4) 1227-1238. Published online 31 March 2015).

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00442-015-3293-7

 

McCreedy, C., and C. van Riper III. 2015.  Drought-caused delay in nesting of Sonoran Desert birds and its facilitation of parasite- and predator-mediated variation in reproductive success. Auk 132 (1):235-247.

 

van Riper, C., III, Drost, C.A., and Selleck, S.S., 2015. A quarter century of research on the Colorado Plateau—A compilation of the Colorado Plateau Biennial Conference proceedings for 1993–2015: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015‒1115, 186 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20151115.

 

Willey, D. A. and C. van Riper III. 2015.  Roost behavior of juvenile Mexican Spotted Owls in the canyonlands of Utah. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 127: 691-697 (December issue).

 

Abbott, R. C., C. van Riper, III, and E. A. Enright (eds.). 2014. Toxoplasmosis.  by D. E. Hill and J. P. Dubey. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1389, 84 p., 1 appendix.  http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/cir1389

Hinck, Jo Ellen , Greg Linder, Abigail J. Darrah, Charles A. Drost, Michael C. Duniway, Matthew J. Johnson, Francisca M. Mendez-Harclerode, Erika M. Nowak, Ernest W. Valdez, Stephanie Wolff and Charles van Riper III. 2014 (December). Exposure Pathways and Biological Receptors: Baseline Data for the Canyon Uranium Mine, Coconino County, Arizona.  Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 5(2):422-440. http://fwspubs.org/doi/pdf/10.3996/052014-JFWM-039 

Johnson, Glenn E., and van Riper III, Charles, 2014, Effects of re-introduced beaver (Castor Canadensis) on riparian bird community structure along the upper San Pedro River, southeastern Arizona and northern Sonora, Mexico: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1121, 98 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141121.

 

 

Landon, A, C., C. J. van Riper, G. T. Kyle, and C. van Riper III.  2014.  Effective biodiversity conservation: incorporating the human element – Comment for “Protected Areas and effective biodiversity conservation”. Science 342 no. 6160: 805.  http://comments.sciencemag.org/content/10.1126/science.1239268


Lester, Michael B and C. van Riper, III. 2014. The distribution and extent of heavy metal accumulation in song sparrows along Arizona's upper Santa Cruz River.  Environ Monit Assess (2014) 186: 4779-4791  pdf

 

 Abbott, R. C., C. van Riper, III, and E. A. Enright  (eds.). 2014. Toxoplasmosis.  by D. E. Hill and J. P. Dubey. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1389, 84 p., 1 appendix.   http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/cir1389/

 

Landon, A, C., C. J. van Riper, G. T. Kyle, and C. van Riper III.  2014.  Effective biodiversity conservation: incorporating the human element – Comment for “Protected Areas and effective biodiversity conservation”. In: Science 342 no. 6160: 805.   http://comments.sciencemag.org/content/10.1126/science.1239268

 

Lester, M.B., van Riper, C., III, 2014, Distribution and extent of heavy metal accumulation in Song Sparrows (Melospiza melodia), upper Santa Cruz River watershed, southern Arizona, 2011–12.  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1072, 32 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141072/  .

 

Puckett, S.L., van Riper, C., III, 2014, Impact of the Tamarisk Leaf Beetle (DiorhabdaCarinulata) on insectivorous birds—Implications for effects of biological control agents on native species: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014-1100, 51 p. http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141100/

 

 Quijada-Mascareñas, A., C. van Riper III, D. James, L. Lopez-Hoffman, C. Sharp, R. Gimblett, M. L. Scott, L. M. Norman, R. Medellin, J. B. Callegary, R. List, C. Wallace, P. Holm, E. Glenn, J. Leenhouts, T. Esque, M. Culver, R. Webb, R. Steidl, M. Villarreal, W. Lackner, R. Castillo-Gamez, and G. Ceballos.  2014.  An ecosystem level approach for developing an environmental monitoring program for the US/Mexico Border Region.  P 165-185. In: de la Parra C.A., A. Córdova & E. Peters (Eds) The Border Wall: Venues, mechanisms and stakeholders for a constructive dialogue between the United States and Mexico. INE/El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico (in English).   pdf

 

van Riper, C., III.  2014.  Migration in your backyard.  Vermillion Flycatcher.   April-June 2014:16-17. pdf

 

van Riper, C., III, R. C. Abbott, M. Friend, and C. Bunck. 2014. Forward.  pp. iii-iv, In: D. E. Hill and J. P. Dubey. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1389, 84 p., 1 appendix.   http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/cir1389

 

van Riper, C., III, J. R. Hatten, J. T. Giermakowski, D. Mattson, J. A. Holmes, M. J. Johnson, E. M. Nowak, K, Ironside, M. Peters, P. Heinrich, K. L. Cole, C. Truettner and C. R. Schwalbe.  2014.  Projecting climate impacts on birds and reptiles of the Southwestern United States.  US Geological Survey Open-File Report. 2014 –1050, 100p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/ofr/2014/1050/.

 

Villarreal, M. L., van Riper III, C., & Petrakis, R. E. (2014). Conflation and aggregation of spatial data improve predictive models for species with limited habitats: A case of the threatened yellow-billed cuckoo in Arizona, USA. Applied Geography, 47, 57–69. doi:10.1016/j.apgeog.2013.12.003   pdf  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0143622813002798

 

 Willey, D. A. and C. van Riper III.  2014.  Home range characteristics of Mexican Spotted Owls in the Rincon Mountains, Arizona.  The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 126:53-59.

 

Abbott, R. C. and C. van Riper, III (eds.). 2013. Trichinosis.  by William J. Foreyet. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1388, 60 p., 2 appendixes.  http://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/cir1388/

 

van Riper, C., III, R. C. Abbott, M. Friend, and C. Bunck. 2013. Forward.  pp. iii-iv, In: William J. Foreyet, Trichinosis.  U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1388, 60 p., 2 appendixes.

 

Esque, T. C., R. H. Webb, C. S. A. Wallace, C. van Riper III, C. McCreedy, and L. Smythe. 2013.  Desert fires fueled by native annual forbs:  Effects of Fire on Communities of Plants and Birds in the Lower Sonoran Desert of Arizona.  The Southwestern Naturalist 58(2):223-233.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1894/0038-4909-58.2.223  

 

Haig, S. M., T. E. Martin, C. van Riper III, and T. D. Beard.  2013.  Pathways for conservation.  Science 341: 215.  DOI: 10.1126/science.1242710 http://www.sciencemag.org/content/341/6143/215.short  

 

McFarland, T. M. and van Riper, C. III. 2013. Use of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) habitat models to predict breeding birds on the San Pedro River, Arizona: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1100, 42 p. http://pubs.usgs.gov/ofr/2013/1100/  

 

Moring, B., D. Papoulias, and C. van Riper III.  2013. Understanding and preserving ecological resources: Chapter #3.  pp 42-63.  In: Updike, R.G., Ellis, E.G., Page, W.R., Page, M.J. Parker, J.B. Hestbeck, and W.F. Horak, Eds., 2013. United States-Mexican Borderlands….facing tomorrow's challenges through USGS science.  U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1380, 336 p., 1 pl.     http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1380/

 

Sogge, M. K., E. P. Paxton, and C. van Riper III. 2013. Changing perspectives on the role of tamarisk in riparian woodlands: a birds eye view, Chapt. #11: pp 189-206, In: Tamarisk. (A. Sherr et al., Eds).  The Elsiver Press, New York. 512 pp. pdf

 

van Riper, C. J., C van Riper III, G. T. Kyle, and M E Lee.  2013.  Understanding how social networking influences perceived satisfaction with conference experiences.  Annals of Leisure Research, Vol 16, No. 1: 103-114.  pdf

 

van Riper, C., III., J. J. Fontaine and J. van Wagtendonk. 2013. Great Gray Owls (Strix nebulosa) in Yosemite National Park: on the Importance of Food, Forest Structure, and Human Disturbance.  Natural Areas Journal 33: 286-295. pdf

 

Wallace, C. S. A., M. L. Villarreal, and C. van Riper III.  2013.  Influence of monsoon-related riparian phenology to yellow-billed cuckoo habitat selection in Arizona.  Journal of Biogeography  (J. Biogeogr.) 40: (proof pp 1-14) .

 

Williams, B.K., Wingard, G.L., Brewer, Gary, Cloern, J.E., Gelfenbaum, Guy, Jacobson, R.B., Kershner, J.L., McGuire, A.D., Nichols, J.D., Shapiro, C.D., van Riper III, Charles, and White, R.P., 2013, U.S. Geological Survey Ecosystems Science Strategy—Advancing discovery and application through collaboration: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1383–C, 43 p.    http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1383c/

 

  Bagstad, K. J., D. J. Semmens, and C. van Riper III.  2012.  Challenges and opportunities for ecosystem services science and policy in arid and semiarid environments.  Pp. 61-79, In: The Colorado Plateau V: Research, environmental planning, and management for collaborative conservation.  (van Riper, C., III, M. L. Villarreal, C. J. van Riper, and M. J. Johnson, Eds).  University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 343 pp.  pdf

 

  Lee, M. A., C. J. van Riper, C. van Riper III and G. T. Kyle.  2012.  Reaching toward the integration of research into resource management activities: A 20-year evaluation of Colorado Plateau Biennial Conferences. Pp. 299-315, In: The Colorado Plateau V: Research, environmental planning, and management for collaborative conservation.  (van Riper, C., III, M. L. Villarreal, C. J. van Riper, and M. J. Johnson, Eds).  University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 343 pp.  pdf

 

McFarland, T. M, C. van Riper III, and G. E. Johnson.  2012.  The usefulness of riparian NDVI models in assessing avian abundance and richness.  Journal of Arid Environments.  77: 45-53.pdf

 

Meng, R., P. E. Dennison, L. R. Jamison, C. van Riper III, P. Nagler, K. R. Hultine, D. W. Bean, and T. Dudley.  2012.  Detection of tamarisk defoliation by the northern tamarisk beetle based on multitemporal Landsat 5 thematic mapper imagery.  GIScience & remote sensing 49 (4): 510-537 http://dx.doi.org/10.2747/1548-1603.49.4.510. pdf

 

 Rosemartin, A., and C. van Riper III.  2012.  Breeding colonies of Least Terns (Sternula antillarum) in northern Sonora, Mexico, 2006-2008.  Southwestern Naturalist 57(3): 342-345.   pdf

 

van Riper, C. III and C. Crow.  Avian community responses to vegetation structure within chained and hand-cut pinyon-juniper woodlands on the Colorado Plateau.  Pp. 113-132, In: The Colorado Plateau V: Research, environmental planning, and management for collaborative conservation.  (van Riper, C., III, M. L. Villarreal, C. J. van Riper, and M. J. Johnson, Eds).  University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 343 pp.    pdf

 

van Riper, C., III., R. Powell, G. Machlis, C. J. van Riper, J. van Wagtendonk, S. Schwarzbach, R. Galipeau, and E. von Ruschkowski. 2012.  Using integrated research and interdisciplinary science: Potential benefits and challenges to managers of parks and protected areas. The George Wright Forum. 29(2): 216-226. http://www.georgewright.org/292vanriper.pdf  pdf

 

van Riper, C., III., R. Powell, J. W. van Wagtendonk, G. Machlis, R. Galipeau, C. J. van Riper, and E. von Ruschkowski.  2012.  Integrated science and interdisciplinary research for parks and protected areas.  Pp. 350-355, In: Rethinking Protected Areas in a Changing World:  Proceedings of the 2011 GWS Biennial Conference on Parks, Protected Areas, and Cultural Sites (S. Weber, Ed.). The George Wright Society, Hancock, MI. pp 423.  pdf

 

van Riper, C., III, M. L. Villarreal, C. J. van Riper, and M. J. Johnson.  2012.  The Colorado Plateau V: Research, environmental planning, and management for collaborative conservation.  The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. i-xiii; 343 pp. http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/BOOKS/bid2386.htm  

 

Villarreal, M. L., C. van Riper III, C. J. van Riper, M. J. Johnson, and S. L. Selleck 2012. Shaping conservation through integration of research with resources management on the Colorado Plateau: A Synthesis, pp 317-327, In: The Colorado Plateau V: Research, environmental planning, and management for collaborative conservation.  (van Riper, C., III, M. L. Villarreal, C. J. van Riper, and M. J. Johnson, Eds).  University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 343 pp. 

 

Williams, B.K., Wingard, G.L., Brewer, G., Cloern, J., Gelfenbaum, G., Jacobson, R.B., Kershner, J.L., McGuire, A.D., Nichols, J.D., Shapiro, C.D., van Riper, C., III, and White, R.P.  2012. The U.S. Geological Survey Ecosystem Science Strategy, 2012–2022—Advancing discovery and application through collaboration. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2012–1092, 29 p.  http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2012/1092/

 

McFarland, C. Van Riper III, and G. E. Johnson. 2012. Evaluation of NDVI to assess avian abundance and richness along the upper San Pedro River.  USGS Open Field Report.   pdf

 

  Crow, C., and C. van Riper III.  2011.  Avian community responses to juniper woodland structure and thinning treatments on the Colorado Plateau.  US Geological Survey OFR 2011-1109, 32 p. (Published Online May 2011at http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/1109/

 

Nagler, P. L., T. Brown, K. R. Hultine, C. van Riper III, D. W. Bean, P. E. Dennison, R. S. Murray, and E.  P. Glenn.  2011.  Regional Scale impacts of Tamarix leaf beetles (Diorhabda carinulata) on the water availability of western U.S. rivers as determined by multi-scale remote sensing methods.  Remote Sensing of Environment.  Doi:10.1016/j.rse.2011.11.011.pdf

 

Norman, L. M., J. Callegary, C. van Riper III, and F. Gray. 2011. The border environmental health initiative – Investigating the transboundary Santa Cruz watershed. Dept. of the Interior, USGS FS-2010/3097. (Published Online Jan 2011 at http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3097/ ) pdf



Rosemartin, A., and C. van Riper III. 2011. Biological Dimensions of Tern Management—A Case Study of the Least Tern in Sonora, Mexico, and a Comparative Analysis of Reproductive Investment in Terns. USGS OFR 2011-1085. US Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center, Sonoran Desert Research Station, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. 28 pp. (Published Online Jan 2011 at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1085/  )

 

US Geological Survey Fundamental Sciences Practices Advisory Committee ( I. Taylor, R. Updike, co-chairs; C. Barton, T. D’Erchia, K. Kirk, L. Konikow, R. Kotra, M. Jawson, W. Orem, P. Redman, C. Reid, J. Stock, T. Suchanek, and C. van Riper III.  2011.  US Geological Survey Fundamental Science Practices.  US Geological Survey Circular 1367, 8 p. (Published Online Feb 2011 at http://pubs.usgs.gov/circ/1367/pdf/C1367  .pdf

 

Villarreal, M. L., L. M. Norman, C.S. A. Wallace, and C. van Riper III.  2011. A Multi-temporal (1979-2009) Land Use/Land Cover Data Set of the Binational Santa Cruz Watershed, U.S.  US Geological Survey OFR 2011- 1131, 25 p.,(Published Online May 2011 at http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2011/1131/)

 

 Villarreal, M.L., van Riper, C., III, Lovich, R.E., Palmer, R.L., Nauman, T., Studd, S.E., Drake, S., Rosenberg, A.S., Malusa, J., and Pearce, R.L., 2011, An inventory and monitoring plan for a Sonoran Desert ecosystem; Barry M. Goldwater Range--West: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2011-1232, 103 p., available at http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2011/1232/

Crow, C., and C. van Riper III.  2010.  Avian community responses to mechanical thinning of a pinyon-juniper woodland: Specialist sensitivity to tree reduction.  Natural Areas Journal 30:191-201. pdf
 
Halvorson, W. L., C. S. Schwalbe, and C. van Riper III.  (2010).  Southwestern Desert Resources.  The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.   (25 Chapters) i-ix; 360pp.  http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/BOOKS/bid2229.htm
 
Johnson, M. J., R. T. Magill and C. van Riper III.  2010.  Yellow-billed Cuckoo Distribution and Habitat Associations in Arizona, 1998-1999.  Pp. 197-212, In: The Colorado Plateau IV: Integrating research and resources management for effective conservation (van Riper, C., III, B. F. Wakeling, and T. D. Sisk, Eds).  University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 335 pp.  pdf
 

Jones, A. L., E. Aumack, P. Beier, J. Belnap, J. Catlin, J. Fleischner, T. Grumbine, D. Mattson and C. van Riper III.   2010.  The legacy of future visions of conservation biology on the Colorado Plateau.  Pp. 1-20, In: The Colorado Plateau IV: Integrating research and resources management for effective conservation (van Riper, C., III, B. F. Wakeling, and T. D. Sisk, Eds).  University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 335 pp.
 
Norman, L., N. Tallent-Halsell, W. Labiosa, M. Weber, A. McCoy, K. Hirschboeck, J. Callegary, C. van Riper III, and F. Gray.  2010.  Developing an ecosystem services outline decision support tool to assess the impacts of climate change and urban growth in the Santa Cruz watershed; where we live, work, and play.  Sustainability 2010,2, 2044-2069;doi:10.3390/su2072044. pdf

 

van Riper, C., III. 2010.  Conservation Biology of Hawaiian Forest Birds: Implications for island avifauna Auk 127 (4): 956-958. (Book Review: in October issue ISSN 0004-8038, electronic ISSN 1938-4254).pdf

van Riper, C., III, M. K. Sogge, and M. J. Johnson.  2010.  A historical assessment of changes in avian community composition from Montezuma Castle- and Well National Monuments, with additional information from the Camp Verde region of Arizona.   Pp. 213-270, In: The Colorado Plateau IV: Integrating research and resources management for effective conservation (van Riper, C., III, B. F. Wakeling, and T. D. Sisk, Eds).  University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 335 pp. pdf


 
van Riper, C., III, B. W. Wakeling and T. K. Sisk.  2010.  The Colorado Plateau IV: Integrating research and resources management for effective conservation.  The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. i-xii; 335 pp. http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/BOOKS/bid2255.htm
 
van Riper, C., III, B. W. Wakeling and T. K. Sisk. 2010.  An introduction to and acknowledgement for The Colorado Plateau IV, pp ix-xii, In: The Colorado Plateau IV: Integrating research and resources management for effective conservation. (van Riper, C., III and B. W. Wakeling and T. K. Sisk, Eds).  The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 347 pp.
 
Carlisle, J. D., S. K. Skagen, B. E. Kus, C. van Riper III, K. L. Paxton, and J. F. Kelly.  2009.  Landbird migration in the American West: Recent progress and future research directions.  The Condor 111:211-225.pdf
 
Crow, C., and C. van Riper III.  2009. Avian community responses to mechanical thinning of pinyon-juniper woodland at Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Utah, USA.  In: Learning from the Land II. (M. Eaton Ed.). Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake City and Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT.  Published online at: http://www.learningfromtheland.org/assets/PDFs/FINAL.pdf
 
Fontaine, J. J., K. L. Decker, S. K. Skagen and C. van Riper III.  2009.  Spatial and temporal variation in climate change: a bird’s eye view.  Climatic Change 97(1): 305-311 (Published Online: 21 October 2009 - DOI: 10.1007/s10584-009-9644-9)  pdf

Fontaine, J. J., and C. van Riper III. 2009. A neotropical migrant bird's Dilemma - Where to stop for a good meal. http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2009/30xx/    pdf pdf1

Hultine, K. R.,J. Belnap, C. van Riper III, J. R. Ehleringer, P. E. Dennison, M. E. Lee, P. L. Nagler, K. A. Snyder, S. M. Uselman, and , J. B. West . 2009. Tamarisk biocontrol in the western United States ecological and societal implications Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 7(10): 509-520  .pdf

O'Brien, Chris, and C. van Riper III. 2009. The ecology of parasite-host interactions atMontezuma Well National Monument, Arizona appreciating the importance of parasites: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2009-1261, 56 p. 
O'Brien, C., Flesch, A. D., Wallace, M. B., Carrillo-Pericastegui, S. E., Jacobs, S., and C. van Riper III. 2009. Biological Inventory of the Rio Aros, Sonora, Mexico -- A River Unknown. University of Arizona, 85721  .pdf

McGrath, L. J., C. van Riper III, and J. J. Fontaine. 2009. Flower Power: tree flowering phenology as a settlement cue for migrating birds. Journal of Animal Ecology 78: 22-30. (Doi:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01464.x). pdf

O’Brien, C., C. van Riper III, and D. E. Meyers. 2009. Making reliable decisions in the study of wildlife diseases: Using hypothesis tests, statistical power, and observed effects. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 45:700-712 pdf

Pelz-Serrano, K., Munguia-Vega, A., Piaggio, A., Neubaum, M., Munclinger, P., Pártl, A., van Riper, Charles III, and Culver, M. (2009). Development of nine new microsatellite loci for the American Beaver, Castor canadensis (Rodentia: Castoridae) and cross-species amplification in the European Beaver Castor fiber. Molecular Ecology Resources. pdf

Gallagher, K. T. and Goldhaber, M. B. (CoChairs), Ayres, M. A., Baron, J. S., Beauchemin, P. R., Hutchinson, D. R., LaBaugh, J. W., Sayre, R. G., Schwarzbach, S. E., Schweig, E. S., Thormodsgard, J., van Riper, C. III*, and Wilde, W.+ 2008. Making The Case for Integrated Science: A Sequel To The USGS Science Strategy. http://www.usgs.gov/science_strategy/default.asp (20 June 2008). pdf

Hart, J. V., C. van Riper III, D. J. Mattson, and T. R. Arundel. 2008. Effects of fenced transportation corridors on pronghorn movements at Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Pp. 161-185, In: The Colorado Plateau III: Integrating research and resources management for effective conservation (van Riper, C., III and M. K. Sogge, Eds). University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 393 pp. pdf

McGrath, L., C. van Riper III, and J.J. Fontaine.  2008.  Flower Power:  tree flowering phenology as a settlement cue for migrating birds.  Journal of Animal Ecology 78: 22-30.   (Published online:  Doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01464.x) pdf

Paxton, K. L., C. van Riper III, and O’Brien, C. 2008. Movement patterns and stopover ecology of Wilson’s Warblers during spring migration on the lower Colorado River in southwestern Arizona. Condor 110(4): 672-681.  pdf

van Riper, C. III. 2008. Integrating research into biological and cultural resources management on the Colorado Plateau: A synthesis. Pp. 351-373, In: The Colorado Plateau III: Integrating research and resources management for effective conservation (van Riper, C., III and M. K. Sogge, Eds). The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 393 pp. pdf

van Riper, C., III, K. Paxton, C. O’Brien, P. Shafroth and L. McGrath. 2008. Rethinking avian response to tamarisk on the lower Colorado River: A threshold hypothesis. Restoration Ecology 17: 152-164  pdf

van Riper, C., III, K. L. Paxton, C. J. Van Riper, K. A. Van Riper, L. McGrath, and J. J. Fontaine. 2008. The role of protected areas as bird stop-over habitat: Ecology and habitat utilization by migrating land birds within Colorado River riparian forests in southwestern North America. Pp. 312-320, In: Rethinking Protected Areas in a Changing World. Proceedings of the 2007 George Wright Society Conference on Parks, Public Lands, and Cultural Sites (S. Weber and D. Harmon, Eds.). The George Wright Society, Hancock, MI. pp356  pdf 

van Riper, C., III, and M. K. Sogge. 2008. An introduction to Socioeconomic, Biological and Cultural Research on the Colorado Plateau, pp ii-v, In: The Colorado Plateau III: Integrating research and resources management for effective conservation (van Riper, C., III and M. K. Sogge, Eds). The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 393 pp.  http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/catalogs/author_books.php?id=1676

van Riper, C., III., and M. K. Sogge. 2008. The Colorado Plateau III: Integrating research and resources management for effective conservation. The University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. i-xiv; 393 pp. http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/catalogs/author_books.php?id=1676

Myers, M. D. +, Ayers, M. A*., Baron, J. S*., Beauchemin, P. R*., Gallagher, K. T*., Goldhaber, M. B*., Hutchinson, D. R*., LaBaugh, J. W*., Sayre, R., G.*, Schwarzbach, S. E*., Schweig, E. S*., Thormodsgard, J*., van Riper, C., III* and Wilde, W*. (+ Director, US Geological Survey; *Science Strategy Team Authors in alphabetical order). 2007. US Geological Survey updates science goals for the coming decade. Science 113: 200-201. pdf

Paxton, K. L., C. van Riper III, T. C. Theimer and E. H. Paxton. 2007. Spatial and temporal migration patterns of Wilson’s Warbler (Wilsonia pusilla) in the southwest as revealed by stable isotopes. Auk 124:162-165.pdf

Sogge, M. K., T. J. Koronkiewicz, C. van Riper III, and S. L. Durst. 2007. Willow Flycatcher nonbreeding territory defense behavior in Costa Rica. Condor 109:475-480.pdf

U. S. Geological Survey (Authors in alphabetical order): Ayers, M. A., Baron, J. S., Beauchemin, P. R., Gallager, K. T., Goldhaber, M. B., Hutchinson, D. R., LaBaugh, J. W., Sayre, R., Schwarzbach, S. E., Schweig, E. S., Thormodsgard, J., van Riper, C., III, and Wilde, W. 2007. Facing tomorrow’s challenges – U. S. Geological Survey science in the decade 2007-2017. U. S. Geological Survey Circular 1309, x + 70 pp. pdf

van Riper, C. III. 2007. In Memoriam: Paul Herbert Baldwin, 1913-2006. Auk 124(3) 1088-1089.pdf

van Riper, C., III, and D. J. Forrester. 2007. Avian Pox. Pp 131-176, In: Infectious and parasitic diseases of wild birds. (Eds. N. Thomas, B. Hunter and C. A. Atkinson). Blackwell Publishing Professional, Ames, Iowa. 

Willey, D. A. and C. van Riper III. . 2007. Home range characteristics of Mexican Spotted Owls in the canyonlands of Utah. Journal of Raptor Research. 41(1): 10-15.pdf  

Koronkiewicz, T J., M. K. Sogge, C. van Riper III, and E. H. Paxton. (2006). Territoriality, site fidelity, and survivorship of Willow Flycatchers in Costa Rica. Condor 108 (2):558-570.pdf

Paxton, K. L., and C. van Riper III. 2006. Spatial and temporal migration patterns of neotropical migrants in the Southwest revealed by stable isotopes. USGS OFR 2005-1298. US Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center, Sonoran Desert Research Station, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. 35 pp. pdf

van Riper III, C., III, A. J. Banks, and S. S. Rosenstock. 2006. Breeding and wintering birds of Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Pp 4-18, In: A Century of research at Petrified Forest National Park: Natural and cultural history. (Eds., W. G. Parker and P. A. Thompson) Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin No. 63. pdf

van Riper III, C. III, and C. E. Paradzick. 2006. Streamflow – biota relations: Birds. Pp 41-50, Appendix B Pp. 113-122, In: Defining ecosystem flow requirements for the Bill Williams River, Arizona. (Eds., P. B. Shafroth and V. B. Beauchamp) USGS Open File Report No. 2006-1314, 135 pp.pdf

van Riper III, C., III, and M. Lamow. 2006. A 2006 bird checklist for Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Pp 19-27, In: A Century of research at Petrified Forest National Park: Natural and cultural history. (Eds., W. G. Parker and P. A. Thompson) Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin No. 63. pdf

van Riper, C., III, and J. van Wagtendonk. 2006. Home range characteristics of Great Grey Owls in Yosemite National Park, California. Journal of Raptor Research 40 (2): 130-141.pdf

McGrath, L. J., and C. van Riper III. 2005. Influences of riparian tree phenology on Lower Colorado River spring-migrating birds: Implications of flower cueing. USGS OFR 2005-1140. US Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center, Sonoran Desert Research Station, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. 35 pp. pdf

Shafroth, P. B., J. R. Cleverly, T. L. Dudley, J. P. Taylor, C. van Riper III, E. P. Weeks, and J. N. Stuart. 2005. Control of Tamarix in the western United States: Implications for water salvage, wildlife use, and riparian restoration. Environmental Management 35:231-246. pdf

Skagen, S. K., J. F. Kelly, C. van Riper III, Richard L. Hutto, D. M. Finch, D. J. Krueper and C. P. Melcher. 2005. Geography of spring landbird migration through riparian habitats in southwestern North America. Condor 107: 212-227. pdf

Sogge, M. K., M. J. Johnson, and C. van Riper III. 2005. Considerations in avian survey designs: a case history from Montezuma Castle National Monument. Chapter #12, pp 163-193 In: The Colorado Plateau: Biophysical, Socioeconomic and Cultural Research (van Riper, C., III and D. J. Mattson, Eds). University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. Review HCN

van Riper, C. III, K. Ecton, L. McGrath, and C. O’Brien. 2005. Habitat partitioning by neotropical migrant birds along the lower Colorado River corridor. Pp 627-628 In: Connecting mountain islands and desert seas: Biodiversity and management of the Madrean Archipelago II (Gottfried, G. J., B. S. Gebow, L. G. Eskew, and C. B. Edminster, Eds). Proceedings RMRS-P-36, Fort Collins, CO: USDA/FS Rocky Mountain Research Station. 631 p.

van Riper, C., III, and D. J. Mattson 2005. Introduction, pp 1-9, In: The Colorado Plateau: Biophysical, Socioeconomic and Cultural Research. (van Riper, C., III and D. J. Mattson, Eds). University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.

van Riper, C., III., and D. J. Mattson. 2005. The Colorado Plateau II: Biophysical, Socioeconomic and Cultural Research. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 448 pp  http://www.uapress.arizona.edu/BOOKS/bid1622.htm

Johnson, M. J. and C. van Riper, III. 2004. Brown-headed Cowbird parasitism of the Black-throated Sparrow in central Arizona. Journal of Field Ornithology 75:303-311.pdf

van Riper, C., III. 2004. Dedication to Boyd Evison and Michelle Hellickson, pp xi-xiii. In: The Colorado Plateau: Cultural, Biological and Physical Research (van Riper, C., III and K. A. Cole, Eds.). University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.

van Riper, C., III, and K. A. Cole. 2004. Introduction, pp 1-7, In: The Colorado Plateau: Cultural, Biological, and Physical Research (van Riper, C., III and K. A. Cole, Eds). University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ.

van Riper, C., III., and K. A. Cole. 2004. The Colorado Plateau: Cultural, Biological, and Physical Research. University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. 279 pp.

van Riper, C., III, and M. K. Sogge. 2004. Bald Eagle abundance and relationships to prey base and human activity along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon National Park. pp 163-185, In: The Colorado Plateau: Cultural, Biological, and Physical Research (van Riper, C., III and K. A. Cole, Eds). University of Arizona Press, Tucson, AZ. Link

Yard, H. K., C. van Riper III, B. T. Brown, and M. J. Kearsley. 2004. Diets of insectivorous birds along the Colorado River in Grand Canyon, Arizona. Condor 106:106-115.pdf

Banks, A. J., C. van Riper III, and S. R. Rosenstock. 2003. Status of breeding and wintering birds in Petrified Forest National Park. USGS Southwest Biological Science Center, Colorado Plateau Field Station Open File Report. USGS/SBSC/COPL/2003/21. 83 pp.

Knick, S. T., D. D. S. Dobkin, J. T. Rotenberry, M. A. Schroder, W. M. Vander Haegen, and C. van Riper III. 2003. Teetering on the edge or too late? Conservation and research issues for avifauna of sagebrush habitats. Condor 105: 611-634. pdf

O’Brien, C., D. W. Blinn, and C. van Riper III. 2003. Waterfowl, acanthocephalans, and amphipods at Montezuma Well, Arizona – What is the role of parasites? Dept. of the Interior, USGS FS-125-03.pdf

Halvorson, W. L., K. A. Thomas, L. Graham, M. R. Kunzmann, P. S. Bennett, C. van Riper III, and C. A. Drost. 2002. The Arizona GAP Analysis Project Final Report. U. S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Western Ecological Science Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. 166 pp.

Johnson, M. J., C. van Riper III, and K. M. Pearson. 2002. Black-throated Sparrow (Amphispiza bilineata). In: The birds of North America, No.637 (A. Poole and F. Gill, Eds.) The Academy of Natural Sciences; Philadelphia: The American Ornithologists’ Union, Washington, D.C. pdf

Knick, S. T. and C. van Riper III. 2002. Loss of sagebrush ecosystems and declining bird populations in the Intermountain West: Priority research issues and information needs. Dept. of the Interior, USGS FS-122-02.pdf

van Riper, C., III, C. A. Drost, and J. A. Hart. 2002. Habitat partitioning by neotropical migrant warblers along the lower Colorado River corridor. Pp 140-141 In: Meeting Resource Management Needs: The fourth conference on research and resource management in the southwestern deserts (W. L. Halvorson and B. S. Gebow, Eds.). USGS Sonoran Desert Field Station, The Univ. of Arizona, Tucson. 154 pp.

van Riper, C., III., Jan A. Hart, and J. L. Bright. 2002. Effect of fenced transportation corridors on pronghorn antelope movement in Petrified Forest National Park, Arizona. Pp. 71-77, In: Crossing boundaries in park management, Proceedings of the 11th Conference on Research and Resource Management in Parks and Public Lands (D. Harmon, Ed.). The George Wright Society, Hancock, MI. 426 pp.

van Riper, C., III, S. G. van Riper, and W. Hansen. 2002. The epizootiology and ecological significance of avian pox in Hawaii. Auk 119: 929-942. pdf

Rosenstock, S. S., and C. van Riper III. 2001. Breeding bird response to juniper woodland expansion in Northern Arizona grasslands. Journal of Range Management 54:226-232.pdf

Scott, J.M., S. Conant and C. van Riper III. 2001. Dedication. Pp. viii. In: Ecology, conservation, and management of Hawaiian birds: A vanishing avifauna (Scott, J.M., S. Conant and C. van Riper III, eds.). Studies in Avian Biology 22.

Scott, J.M., S. Conant and C. van Riper III (Eds.). 2001. Ecology, conservation, and management of Hawaiian birds: A vanishing avifauna. Studies in Avian Biology 22. 427pp.

Scott, J.M., S. Conant and C. van Riper III. 2001. Introduction. Pp. 1-12. In: Ecology, conservation, and management of Hawaiian birds: A vanishing avifauna (Scott, J.M., S. Conant and C. van Riper III, eds). Studies in Avian Biology 22.

Scott, J.M., and C. van Riper III. 2001. Introduction to “Limiting Factors.” Pp. 219-220. In: Ecology, conservation, and management of Hawaiian birds: A vanishing avifauna (Scott, J.M., S. Conant and C. van Riper III, eds). Studies in Avian Biology 22.

Scott, J.M., and C. van Riper III. 2001. Introduction to “Status and Trends.” Pp. 106-107. In: Ecology, conservation, and management of Hawaiian birds: A vanishing avifauna (Scott, J.M., S. Conant and C. van Riper III, eds). Studies in Avian Biology 22.

van Riper, C., III 2001. Introduction to the Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. Pp xi-xvi. In: Proceedings of the Fifth Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. U. S. Geological Survey/ Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center USGSFRESC/COPL/2001/21 Rep. Ser., Flagstaff, AZ. 209 pp.

van Riper, C., III. 2001. Diseases of Wild Waterfowl, second edition by G. A. Wobeser (Book Review). Condor 103(3):665-666.

van Riper, C., III, S. Conant and J. M. Scott. 2001. Introduction to “Historical Perspectives.” Pp 14 In: Ecology, conservation, and management of Hawaiian birds: A vanishing avifauna (Scott, J.M., S. Conant and C. van Riper III, eds.) Studies in Avian Biology 22.

van Riper, C., III and J. M. Scott. 2001. Limiting factors affecting Hawaiian native birds. . Pp 221-233. In. Ecology Conservation and Management of Endemic Hawaiian birds: a Vanishing Avifauna (Scott, J.M. S. Conant and C. van Riper III, eds.). Studies in Avian Biology No. 22.

van Riper, C., III, K. A. Thomas, and M. A. Stuart. 2001. Proceedings of the Fifth Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. U. S. Geological Survey/ Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center USGSFRESC/COPL/2001/21 Rep. Ser., Flagstaff, AZ. 209 pp.

Bright, J. L., and C. van Riper III. 2000. Pronghorn home ranges, habitat selection and distribution around water sources in northern Arizona. US Geological Survey, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Colorado Plateau Field Station Tech. Report. USGSFRESC/COPL/2000/. 28 pp.

van Riper, C., III. 2000. A checklist of the birds at Petrified Forest National Park. Southwest Parks and Monument Association, Phoenix, AZ. 18 pp.

Willey, D. W. and C. van Riper III. 2000. First year movements by juvenile Mexican Spotted Owls in the canyonlands of Utah. Journal of Raptor Research 34: 1-7.pdf

Bright, J. L. and C. van Riper III. 1999. Habitat selection by pronghorn antelope at Wupatki National Monument, Arizona. Pp. 77-85, In: Proc. 17tth Biennial Pronghorn Antelope Workshop, 4-7 June 1996, Lake Tahoe, CA. ed. J. K. Fischer.

Nowak, E. M. and C. van Riper III. 1999. Effects and Effectiveness of rattlesnake relocation at Montezuma Castle National Monument. USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center, Colorado Plateau Field Station Tech Rep. No. 17 (USGSFRESC/COPL/1999/17). Pp 61.

van Riper, C., III. 1999. Dedication to Henry O. Hooper. In: Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center CPFS Rep. Ser., 99/16, Flagstaff, AZ . p viii.

van Riper, C., III 1999. Introduction to the Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. . In: Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center CPFS Rep. Ser., 99/16, Flagstaff, AZ . Pp xi-xvii.

van Riper, C., III., and M. A. Stuart. 1999. Proceedings of the Fourth Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center CPFS Rep. Ser., 99/16, Flagstaff, AZ . 217 pp.

Ellison, L. E. and C. van Riper III. 1998. A comparison of small-mammal communities in a desert riparian floodplain. Journal of Mammalogy 79: 972-985. pdf

Johnson, M. J. and C. van Riper, III. 1998. Cowbird brood parasitism of the Black-throated Sparrow in the Verde Valley of central Arizona. USGS/FRESC Colorado Plateau Field Station Tech. Rep. No. 14; 18 pp.

van Riper, C., III. 1998. Disease as a limiting factor to the native bird populations of Hawaii. In: Proc. 22 Int. Ornithol. Congr., Durban. (N. J. Adams, and R. H. Slotow, Eds.). Ostrich 69: 457.

van Riper, C., III, and R. A. Ockenfels. 1998. The influence of transportation corridors on the movement of pronghorn antelope over a fragmented landscape in northern Arizona. Pp 241-248, In: Proc of the 2nd International Conf. Trans. and Wildlife Ecol. (D. Zeigler. Ed.). Ft. Meyers, FL. pdf

Willey, D. W. and C. van Riper, III. 1998. Ecology of Mexican Spotted Owls (Strix occidentalis lucida) in the Canyonlands of southern Utah and potential relationships to the GSENM. Pp 67-76, In: Learning from the Land. (L. Hill. Ed.). Bureau of Land Management, Salt Lake City and Southern Utah University, Cedar City, UT.

Ockenfels, R. A., C. van Riper III and W. K. Carrel. 1997. Home Ranges and movements of Pronghorn in Northern Arizona. Pp. 45-62, In: Proc. 3rd Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau, (C. Van Riper III, and E. T. Deshler, Eds.). 97/12, 2 NPS Transactions and Proceedings Series NPS/NRNAU/NRTP-56.

van Riper, C., III, and E. T. Deshler(editors). 1997. Proceedings of the Third Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. NPS Transactions and Proceedings Series NPS/NRNAU/NRTP-97/12, 256 pp.

van Riper, C. III, R. Ockenfels, J. Bright and T. Arundel. 1997. The national park service role in management of pronghorn antelope over a fragmented landscape in northern Arizona. Pp. 354-361, In: Making Protection Work, Proceedings of the Ninth Conference on Research and Resource Management in Parks and Public Lands, D. Harmon (ed.).Weber & Sons, Park Falls, WI, 493 pp

van Riper, C., III, M. K. Sogge, and D. W. Willey. 1997. Potential impacts of global climate change on bird communities of the southwest. Pp.90-105, In: Impact of Climate change and land use in the southwestern United States. D. A. Kirtland, R. S. Thompson, and R. Z. Poore, eds. U.S. DOI/USGS/GPO/WWW Series.

van Riper, C., III. 1997. Introduction to the Proceedings of the Third Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau. Pp. xi-xvi, In Proc. 3rd. Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau, C. van Riper III and E. T. Deshler (eds.). NPS Transactions and Proceedings Series NPS/NRNAU/NRTP-97/12, 256 pp.

Deshler, E. T. and C. van Riper III. 1996. The development of a natural resource bibliographic database in Southern Arizona national park service areas. In Proc. First Conference on Res. Mgt. in S. Ariz. Natl. Pks. Vol No.1, 36 pp.

Ellison, L. E. and C. van Riper, III. 1996. A comparison of small mammal communities at Montezuma Castle National Monument. CPRS Nat. Res. Tech. Rep. No. 11, 53 pp.

Murphy, D., F. Allendorf, V. Bleich, C. van Riper III and G. White. 1996. Bighorn sheep history on the Colorado Plateau. In. Bighorn Sheep in the Rocky Mountain Region., F. Singer ed. NBS Tech. Rep. No. 4512.

van Riper, C., III, and S. G. van Riper. 1996. The Peregrine Falcon. In. World Book Encyclopedia, pp 285-286. World Book Publ. Co., Chicago, IL.

Super, P. E. and C. van Riper III. 1995. A comparison of avian hematozoan epizootiology in two California coastal scrub communities. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 31:447-461.pdf

van Riper, C., III, M. K. Sogge and T. J. Tibbitts. 1995. Wintering Bald Eagles Along the Colorado River Corridor. pp 328-330, In. Our Living Resources : a report to the nation on the distribution, abundance, and health of U.S. plants, animals, and ecosystems (Eds. E. T. LaRoe, G. S. Farris, C. E. Puckett, P. D. Doran, and M. J. Mac). Washington D.C. : U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Biological Service, 530pp.

van Riper, C., III. (editor). 1995. Proceedings of the Second Biennial Conference on Research in Colorado Plateau National Parks. NPS Transaction and Proceedings Series NPS/NRNAU/NRTP-95/11, 305 pp.

van Riper, C., III. 1995. Ecology and Breeding Biology of the Hawaii Elepaio (Chasiempis sandwichensis bryani). Condor 97: 512-527.pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1995. Introduction. pp xi-xv. In. Proceedings of the Second Biennial Conferences on Research in Colorado Plateau National Parks. NPS Transactions and Proceedings Series NPS/NRNAU/NRTP-95/11, 305 pp. pdf

Avery, M.L. and van Riper, C. III. 1994. Post-Breeding Territoriality and Foraging Behavior in Costa's Hummingbirds (Calypte costae). Southwestern Naturalist 38:374-377.pdf

Sogge, M. K., W. M. Gilbert, and C. van Riper III. 1994. Orange-crowned Warbler (Vermivora celeta). In The birds of North America, No.101 (A. Poole and F. Gill, Eds.) Philadelphia: The Academy of Natural Sciences; Washington, D.C.: The American Ornithologists’ Union. pdf

van Riper, C., III, C. T. Atkinson, and T. M. Seed. 1994. Avian Malaria. Pp. 71-138, In. Parasitic Protozoa Vol. 7, 2nd Edition. (Eds.) J.P. Krier and J.R. Baker. Academic Press, New York, N.Y. 

van Riper, C., III. and L.H. Hirai. 1994. Coloration frequencies of male House Finches in Hawaii. Western Birds 25: 163-165.pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1994. Ecology and our endangered life-support systems, by Eugene P. Odum (Book Review). Park Science 14:27-28.

Kern, M. D., M. K. Sogge, R. B. Kern, and C. van Riper III. 1993. Nests and nest sites of the San Miguel Island Song Sparrow. J. Field Ornithol. 64: 367-381.pdf

Rowlands, P.G., C. van Riper III, and M. K. Sogge (eds.). 1993. Proceedings of the First Biennial Conference on Research in Colorado Plateau National Parks. Trans. and Proc. Ser. No. NPS/NRNAU/NRTP-93/10. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

van Riper, C., III., M.D. Kern, and M.K. Sogge. 1993. Changing nest placement of Hawaiian Common Amakihi during the breeding cycle. Wilson Bull. 105: 436-447.pdf

Quinn, J.F., C. van Riper III, and H.L. Salwasser. 1992. Habitat fragmentation and species diversity: A reply to Newmark. Ecology 72: 1020-1033.

van Riper, C., III. 1992. A Prototype Ecosystem Approach to Addressing Research and Resource Management Issues in the National Park Service: The CPSU at NAU. In Highlights of Natural Resources Management, 1991. Natural Resources Report. U.S. Department of the Interior, Washington, D.C.

Atkinson, C. T., and C. van Riper III. 1991. Pathogenicity and epizootiology of avian haematozoa: Plasmodium, Leucocytozoan, and Haemoproteus. Pp 19-48, In, Bird-parasite interactions: ecology, evolution and behaviour. (Eds.) J. E. Loye and M. Zuk. Oxford Univ. Press, England. pdf
Kern, M.D., M.K. Sogge, and C. van Riper III. 1991. Changes in vapor pressure and egg mass in nests of incubating Song Sparrows. Condor 92:761-767.

Sogge, M. K., M. D. Kern, R. Kern, and C. van Riper III. 1991. Growth and development of thermoregulation in nestling San Miguel Island Song Sparrows. Condor 93:773-776. pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1991. Parasite communities in wet and dry forest subpopulations of the Hawaii common amakihi. Pp 140-153, In, Bird-parasite interactions: ecology, evolution and behaviour. (Eds.) J. E. Loye and M. Zuk. Oxford Univ. Press, England.

van Riper, C., III. 1991. The impact of introduced vectors and avian malaria on insular passeriform bird populations in Hawaii. Bull. Soc. Vector. Ecol. 16(1):59-83.  pdf

Avery, M.L., and C. van Riper III. 1990. Evaluation of wildlife habitat relationships data base for predicting bird community composition in Central California chaparral and blue oak woodlands. Calif. Fish and Game 76:12-26.

Cook, R. R., J. F. Quinn, and C. van Riper III. 1990. A comparative analysis of mammal inventory data for California's National Parks. Pp 71-102, In, Examples of resource inventory and monitoring in National Parks of California. (Eds.) C. van Riper III, T. J. Stohlgren, S. D. Veirs, Jr., and S. C. Hillyer. Trans. and Proc. Ser. No. 8. US Department of the Interior, Washington, D. C.

Kern, M. D., M. K. Sogge, and C. van Riper III. 1990. Water-vapor pressure in nests of the San Miguel Island song sparrow. Condor 92:761-767. pdf

Quinn, J. F. and C. van Riper III. 1990. Design considerations for National Park inventory databases. Pp 5-13 In, Examples of resource inventory and monitoring in National Parks of California. (Eds.) C. van Riper III, T. J. Stohlgren, S. D. Veirs, Jr., and S. C. Hillyer. Trans. and Proc. Ser. No.8. US Department of the Interior, Washington, D. C.

Robinson, G. R., J. F. Quinn, and C. van Riper III. 1990. Assembly of a standardized database for vascular plants in California's National Park Service lands. Pp 147-158, In, Examples of resource inventory and monitoring in National Parks of California. (Eds.) C. van Riper III, T. J. Stohlgren, S. D. Veirs, Jr., and S. C. Hillyer. Trans. and Proc. Ser. No.8. US Department of the Interior, Washington, D. C.

Sauvajot, R. M., J. F. Quinn, C. van Riper III, and C. Farmer. 1990. Comparative analyses of bird inventory databases from California National Parks. Pp 15-48, In, Examples of resource inventory and monitoring in National Parks of California. (Eds.) C. van Riper III, T. J. Stohlgren, S. D. Veirs, Jr., and S. C. Hillyer. Trans. and Proc. Ser. No.8. US Department of the Interior, Washington, D. C.

van Riper, C., III. 1990. Introduction to the section on fauna. Pp 1-3, In, Examples of resource inventory and monitoring in National Parks of California. (Eds.) C. van Riper III, T. J. Stohlgren, S. D. Veirs, Jr., and S. C. Hillyer. Trans. and Proc. Ser. No.8. US Department of the Interior, Washington, D. C.

van Riper, C., III, T. J. Stohlgren, S. D. Veirs, Jr., and S. C. Hillyer (eds.). 1990. Examples of resource inventory and monitoring in National Parks of California. Trans. and Proc. Ser. No.8. US Department of the Interior, Washington, D. C., 268 pp.

Work, T.M., R.K. Washino, and C. van Riper III. 1990. Comparative susceptibility of Culex tarsalis, Anopheles franciscanus, and Culiseta inornata (Diptera: Culicidae) to Plasmodium relictum (Haemosporidia: Plasmodiidae). J. Med. Entomol. 27(1):68-71.

Avery, M.L., and C. van Riper III. 1989. Seasonal changes in bird communities of the chaparral and blue-oak woodlands in Central California. Condor 91(2):288-295.

Jenkins, C.D., S.A. Temple, C. van Riper III, and W.R. Hansen. 1989. Disease-related aspects of conserving the endangered Hawaiian Crow. Pp. 77-87, In: Disease and Management of Threatened Bird Populations, ed. J.E. Cooper. ICBP Tech. Publ. Ser. No. 6, Cambridge, England.

Scott, J. M., C. B. Kepler, C. van Riper III, C. Stone, and S. Fefer. 1989. Integrated conservation strategy for Hawaiian forest birds: A reply. Bioscience. 39:476-479.pdf

Sogge, M. K., C. van Riper III, and C. Drost. 1989. Design considerations for monitoring land birds in Channel Islands National Park. Trans. West. Sect. Wildl. Soc. 25:65-71.

van Riper, C., III, K. G. Smith, D. S. Wood, E. H. Dunn, and C. J. Ralph. 1989. Career opportunities in ornithology. Amer. Birds 43:29-37.

Avery, M.L., and C. van Riper III. 1988. An evaluation of the California wildlife-habitat relationships data base for predicting bird community composition in Pinnacles National Monument. CPSU/UCD Tech. Rep. No. 31, 39 pp.

England, A.S., M.K. Sogge, and C. van Riper III. 1988. Avian species of management concern: Mill and Deer Creek drainages, Tehama County, California. CPSU/UCD Tech. Rep. No. 33, 56 pp.

Sato, G.M., A.E. England, M.K. Sogge, P.B. Moyle, and C. van Riper III. 1988. Significant Resources of the Deer Creek and Mill Creek Drainages, Tehama County, California, with recommendations for their preservation: Executive Summary. USDI N.P.S. and California Dept. of Water Resources, 11 pp.

Scott, J.M., C.B. Kepler, C. van Riper III, and S.I. Fefer. 1988. Conservation of Hawaii's vanishing avifauna. Bioscience 38(4):238-253.pdf

Sogge, M.K., and C. van Riper III. 1988. Breeding biology and population dynamics of the San Miguel Island Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia micronyx). CPSU/UCD Tech. Rep. No. 26, 120 pp.

van Riper, C., III. 1988. Avian Botulism, edited by H.K. Eklund and V.R. Dowell, Jr. (Book Review). J. Wildl. Dis. 24(3):594-595.

van Riper, C., III. 1988. Avian Histopathology, by C. Riddell (Book Review). J. Wildl. Dis. 24(2):382-383.

van Riper, C., III, and J.F. Quinn. 1988. Alternative views of reserve design for wildlife managers. Trans. West. Sect. Wildl. Soc. 24:12-17.

van Riper, C., III, M.K. Sogge, and C. Drost. 1988. Land bird monitoring handbook: Channel Islands National Park, California. National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, 23 pp, Append., 5 pp.

Avery, M.L., and C. van Riper III. 1987. A checklist of the birds of Pinnacles National Monument. Southwest Parks and Monuments Assoc. Tucson, AZ.pdf

Hayworth, A.M., C. van Riper III, and W.W. Weathers. 1987. Effects of Plasmodium relictum on the metabolic rate and body temperature in canaries (Serinus canarius). J. Parasitol. 73(4):850-853.pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1987. Breeding ecology of the Hawaii Common Amakihi. Condor 89(1):85-102.pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1987. Ecology of Biological Invasions of North America, edited by H.A. Mooney and J.A. Drake (Book Review). J. Wildl. Diseases 23(4):721-722.

van Riper, C., III. 1987. Impact study yields park management benefits. In: Highlights of Natural Resources Management, ed. D.O'Leary, pp. 32-34. Natural Resources Programs, NPS, Denver, CO.

van Riper, C., III, S. van Riper, and M. Laird. 1987. Discovery of Atoxoplasma in Hawaii. J. Parasitol. 73(5):1071 1073.

Avery, M.L., and C. van Riper III. 1986. Bird community survey at Pinnacles National Monument. CPSU/UCD Tech. Rep. No. 24, 88 pp.

Quinn, J.F., and C. van Riper III. 1986. More fuel for the fragmentation fire: a reply to Bratton and White. Park Science 6(4):16 17.pdf

Stark, R., C. van Riper III, M.E. Lee, M.L. Avery, and D.R. Field. 1986. Recreation Places, A description of recreation sites at Whiskeytown. CPSU/OSU Tech Rep No. 86 3, 46 pp.

van Riper, C., III, S. G. van Riper, M. L. Goff, and M. Laird. 1986. The epizootiology and ecological significance of malaria in Hawaiian land birds. Ecological Monographs 56(4):327 344.pdf

Avery, M.L., and C. van Riper III. 1985. WHR data system being evaluated at Pinnacles NM. Park Science 5(3):16.pdf

Cid del Prado Vera, I., A. R. Maggenti, and C. van Riper III. 1985. New species of Spiruridae (Nemata: Spirurida) from endemic Hawaiian honeycreepers (Passeriformes: Drepanididae), the Japanese White eye (Passeriformes: Zosteropidae) and a new species of Acuriidae (Nemata: Spirurida) from the Japanese White eye collected on the island of Hawaii. Proc. Helminthol. Soc. Wash. 52(2):247 259.

Quinn, J. F., C. van Riper III, R. Karban, G. Robinson, and S. P. Harrison. 1985. Conservation strategies: island biogeography and the design of nature preserves. Park Science 6(1):6 9.pdf

Ralph, C. J. and C. van Riper III. 1985. Historical and current factors affecting Hawaiian native birds. In: Bird Conservation, Vol. II., ed. S. Temple. Pp. 7 42. University of Wisconsin Press, Madison.

van Riper, S. G. and C. van Riper III. 1985. A summary of known parasites and diseases recorded from the avifauna of the Hawaiian Islands. In: The Preservation and Management of Terrestrial Hawaiian Ecosystems. eds. C. Stone and J. M. Scott. Pp. 298 371. University Press of Hawaii, Honolulu.

Kern, M. and C. van Riper III. 1984. Altitudinal variations in nests of the Hawaiian honeycreeper Hemignathus virens virens. Condor 86(4):443 453. pdf

Scott, J. M., S. Mountainspring, C. van Riper III, C. B. Kepler, J. D. Jacobi, T. A. Burr, and J. G. Giffin. 1984. Annual variation in the distribution, abundance, and habitat response of the Palila. Auk 101(4):647 664.pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1984. The influence of nectar resources on nesting success and movement patterns of the Hawaii Amakihi (Hemignathus virens). Auk 101(1):38 46.pdf

van Riper, C., III, L. D. Whittig, and M. L. Murphy (eds.). 1983. Proceedings of the First Biennial Conference of Research in California's National Parks. Cooperative Parks Studies Unit, University of California, Davis, September 9 10, 1982. Pp. 310.

Weathers, W. W., D. L. Weathers, and C. van Riper III. 1983. Basal metabolism of the Apapane: comparison of freshly caught birds with long term captives. Auk 100(4):977 978.pdf

Baldridge, F., P. Detrich, and C. van Riper III. 1982. A Survey of Endangered Raptorial Birds in Lassen Volcanic National Park, California. CPSU/UCD Tech. Rep. No. 9, 88 pp.

Harlow, D.L., C.R. Bruce, F.C. Dobler, H.L. Greiman, R.M. Jurek, R.D. Mallette, R.R. Olendorff, C.A. Rieck, C. van Riper III, and R.S. Wilbur. 1982. Pacific Coast Recovery Plan for the American Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus anatum). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Portland, Oregon.

Kamil, A.C., and C. van Riper III. 1982. Within territory division of foraging space by male and female Amakihi (Loxops virens). Condor 84:117 119. pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1982. Censuses and breeding observations of the birds on Kohala Mountain, Hawaii. Wilson Bull. 94:463 476.pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1982. Avifauna of Kohala Mountain, Hawaii. CPSU/Univ. of Hawaii, Tech. Rep. No. 44, 27 pp.pdf


van Riper, C., III, S.G. van Riper, M.L. Goff, and M. Laird. 1982. The impact of malaria on birds in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. CPSU/Univ. of Hawaii Tech., Rep. No. 47, 73 pp.pdf

van Riper, S.G., and C. van Riper III. 1982. A field guide to the mammals in Hawaii. Oriental Publishing Co., Honolulu, Hawaii.

Weathers, W.W., and C. van Riper III. 1982. Temperature regulation in two endangered Hawaiian honeycreepers: the Palila (Psittirostra bailleui) and the Laysan Finch (Psittirostra cantans). Auk 99(4):667 674.pdf

Laird, M., and C. van Riper III. 1981. Questionable reports of Plasmodium from birds in Hawaii, with the recognition of P. relictum ssp. capistranoae (Russell, 1932) as the avian malaria parasite there. pp. 159 165, In: Parasitological Topics, Special Publ. #1. Soc. of Protozoologists. ed. E.V. Canning. Allen Press, Inc., Lawrence, Kansas.

van Riper, C., III. 1981. A survey showing the effect of environment and behavior upon parasite levels in the Hawai'i Amakihi (Loxops virens) (Aves: Drepanididae). CPSU/Univ. of Hawaii, Tech. Rep. No. 43, 14 pp. pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1981. Estimating numbers of terrestrial birds, summarizing remarks: comparison of methods. Studies in Avian Biology No. 6:217 218.

van Riper, C., III. 1981. The Hawaiian Goose by Janet Kear and A.J. Berger. (Book Review). Wilson Bull. 93(3):417 419.

van Riper, C., III. 1981. A breeding ecology of the endangered Palila (Psittirostra bailleui) on Mauna Kea, Hawai'i. CPSU/Univ. of Hawaii, Tech. Rep. No. 42, 41 pp.pdf

van Riper, C., III, S. van Riper, M.L. Goff, and M. Laird. 1981. Investigation of avian malaria in Hawaii's National Parks. In: The Third Conference in Natural Sciences, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

van Riper, C., III. 1980. The phenology of the dryland forest of Mauna Kea, Hawaii, and the impact of recent environmental perturbations. Biotropica 12:282 291.pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1980. Observations on the breeding of the Palila (Psittirostra bailleui) of Hawaii. Ibis 122:462 475.pdf

van Riper, C., III, and S.G. van Riper. 1980. A necropsy procedure for sampling disease in wild birds. Condor 82:85 98.pdf

Goff, M.L. and C. van Riper III. 1980. Distribution of mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) on the east flank of Mauna Loa Volcano, Hawaii. Pac. Insects 22:178 188.pdf

Levine, N.D., S.G. van Riper, and, C. van Riper III. 1980. Five new species of Isospora from Hawaiian birds. J. Protozoology 27:258 259.pdf

Scott, J.M., and C. van Riper III. 1980. The Palila: an endangered Hawaiian bird. Cooperative Extension Service, CTAHR, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, Hawaii 96822. Leaflet 215.

van Riper, C., III. 1979. The investigation of avian malaria in Hawaii's National Parks. In: Proceedings of the Second Conference on Scientific Research in the National Parks. (Microfiche).

van Riper, C., III, and J.M. Scott. 1979. Observations on distribution, diet, and breeding of the Hawaiian Thrush. Condor 81:65 71.pdf

van Riper, C., III, S.G. van Riper, and A.J. Berger. 1979. The Red whiskered Bulbul in Hawaii. Wilson Bull. 91:323 328.pdf

van Riper, C., III, S.G. van Riper, J.Q. Casey, and I.B. Casey. 1979. Observation on the drowning of a White capped Noddy Tern. Elepaio 39:147 148.

van Riper, C., III. 1978. An 'O'u observation at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Elepaio 39:32 33.

van Riper, C., III. 1978. Discovery of the Yellow fronted Canary on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Elepaio 38:99 100.

van Riper, C., III. 1978. Reasons why the Palila, a Hawaiian honeycreeper, is rare and endangered: analysis of a breeding biology. In: Second Annual Albert L. Tester Memorial Symposium 14 15 April 1977. Pac. Sci. 32:102.

van Riper, C., III. 1978. The influence of food supplementation upon the reproductive strategy and movement patterns in the Hawaii Amakihi (Loxops virens). In: Second Annual Albert L. Tester Memorial Symposium 14 15 April 1977. Pac. Sci. 32:101 102.

van Riper, C., III, and R.D. Barbee. 1978. Dark rumped Petrel at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Bird banding 49:372.pdf

van Riper, C., III, and S.G. van Riper. 1978. A necropsy procedure for sampling disease in wild bird populations. In: Proceedings of the Second Conference in Natural Sciences, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Pp. 309 332.

van Riper, C., III. 1978. Observations on white Apapane at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Condor 80:452. pdf

van Riper, C., III, J.M. Scott and D.M. Woodside. 1978. Distribution and abundance patterns of the Palila on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Auk 95:518 527.pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1978. The breeding ecology of the Amakihi (Loxops virens) and Palila (Psittirostra bailleui) on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Ph.D. dissertation. University of Hawaii, Honolulu.

Berger, A. J., E. Kosaka, E. Kridler, J. M. Scott, P. Scowcroft, C. Wakida, D. Woodside, and C. van Riper III. 1977. Palila recovery plan. Portland, Oregon, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

van Riper, C., III. 1977. The use of sheep wool in nest construction by Hawaiian birds. Auk 94:646 651 pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1976. Aspects of House Finch breeding biology in Hawaii. Condor 78:224 229. pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1976. The influence of food supplementation upon the reproductive strategy and movement patterns in the Hawaii Amakihi (Loxops virens). Pp. 227. In: Proceedings of the First Conference in Natural Sciences in Hawaii. (C. W. Smith Ed.). CPSU Dept. Botany, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.  pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1976. Superimposition of Amakihi nest on one of an Elepaio. Condor 78:267 269. pdf

van Riper, C., III, and J.M. Scott. 1976. Patterns in the distribution and abundance of the Palila on Mauna Kea. Pp. 229. In: Proceedings of the First Conference in Natural Sciences in Hawaii. (C. W. Smith Ed. CPSU Dept. Botany, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI.  pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1975. The use of sheep wool in nest construction by Hawaiian birds. US International Biological Program, Island Ecosystems IRP, Tech. Rep. No. 73, 11 pp. pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1975. The phenology of mamane (Sophora chrysophylla) and naio (Myoporum sandwicense) on Mauna Kea, Hawaii, as related to the annual cycle of the Amakihi (Loxops virens) and the Palila (Psittirostra bailleui). US International Biological Program, Island Ecosystems IRP, Tech. Rep. No. 51, 37 pp. pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1975. Parasites of the Hawaii Amakihi (Loxops virens). US International Biological Program, Island Ecosystems IRP, Tech. Rep. No. 62, 25 pp.  pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1974. An albinistic Elepaio from Hawaii. Auk 91:841. pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1974. An unusually massive nest of the House Finch (Linnet) on Mauna Kea, Hawaii. Elepaio 34:97 99.

van Riper, C., III. 1974. Linnet breeding biology on Hawaii. US International Biological Program, Island Ecosystems IRP, Tech. Rep. No. 46, 19 pp.  pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1974. Unusual uses of Ricebird nests in Hawaii. Elepaio 35:5.

van Riper, C., III. 1973. A comparison of different nesting locations of the Chinese Thrush in Hawaii. Elepaio 33:91 92.

van Riper, C., III. 1973. Island of Hawaii landbird distribution and abundance. Elepaio 34:l 3.

van Riper, C., III. 1973. The nesting of the Apapane in lava caves on the island of Hawaii. Wilson Bull. 85:238 240. pdf

van Riper, C., III. 1972. Akepa sightings on Hawaii. Elepaio 33:9.

van Riper, C., III. 1972. Crested Honeycreeper of Maui. Elepaio 32:90 91.

van Riper, C., III. 1972. Discovery of the nest of the Maui Creeper. Elepaio 32:100 103.

 

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