Browse Prairie Research Institute by Subject "karst"

  • Taylor, Steven J.; Slay, Michael E.; Jacoby, JoAnn; Hoese, Geoffrey B.; Krejca, Jean K.; Slay, Christy M.; Bond, Jason E. (2011-12-11)
    We report on preliminary findings from the first biospeleological expedition undertaken between 6 and 19 April 2011 in caves of the Toledo District, southern Belize. Also included is a review of the present state of ...

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  • Taylor, Steven J.; Heads, Sam W.; Jacoby, JoAnn; Hoese, Geoffrey B.; Krejca, Jean K.; Beveridge, Aimee E.; Hager, Kristina D. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2013-12-08)
    In 2012 we continued to make progress on several of the goals of our ongoing work in Belize: Identify study areas suited to cave ecology research ; Identify potential in-­‐country collaborators, contacts, and bases of ...

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  • Taylor, Steven J.; Weck, Robert; Douglas, Marlis R.; Tiemann, Jeremy S.; Phillips, Christopher A. (2011-10-20)
    Ten different caves were evaluated in the present study (Table 1). In the six Illinois caves, F. antroecetes was detected only at Stemler Cave. In Missouri, four caves were sampled, with hydrobiid snails recovered from ...

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  • Taylor, Steven J.; Weck, Robert; Douglas, Marlis R.; Tiemann, Jeremy; Phillips, Christopher A. (Illinois Natural History Survey, 2013-03-25)
    Like most endangered cave invertebrates, the first thing that we learn in attempting to recover the species is that we know virtually nothing about it. This is the case for Fontigens antroecetes–currently we have only ...

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  • Zheng, Y.; Kelly, W.R.; Panno, S.V.; Liu, W.-T. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2013-02)
    Fecal contamination in Midwestern karst regions was evaluated by a combination of Bacteroidales-based microbial source tracking (MST), traditional bacterial indicators, and environmental variables. Water samples from ...

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