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David Mushet

Research Wildlife Biologist

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EDUCATION

Ph.D., 2010, Environmental and Conservation Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND,

Dissertation Title:  From Earth Observing Space Satellites to Nuclear Microsatellites: Amphibian Conservation in the Northern Great Plains. 

B.S., 1991, Wildlife Biology, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA (1991)

 

PRESENT ASSIGNMENTS

 

Chief, Climate and Land-use Change Branch USGS Nortrhern Prairie Wildlife Research Center


Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

 

President, North Central Chapter Society of Wetland Scientists

 

Associate Editor, Wetlands





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Publications

McLean, Kyle I.; Stockwell, Craig A.; Mushet, David M., 2016. Cannibalistic-morph Tiger Salamanders in unexpected ecological contexts. The American Midland Naturalist, 175:64-72. [Link]

Mushet, David M., 2016. The Integrated Landscape Modeling Partnership—Current Status and Future Directions. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016-1006, 59 p. [Link]

McLean, K.I.; Mushet, D.M.; Stockwell, C.A., 2016. From "duck factory" to "fish factory": climate induced changes in vertebrate communities of prairie pothole wetlands and small lakes. Wetlands, Online First [Link]

Mushet, David M.; Calhoun, Aram J.K.; Alexander, Laurie C.; Cohen, Matthew J.; DeKeyser, Edward S.; Fowler, Laurie G.; Lane, Charles R.; Lang, Megan W.; Rains, Mark C.; Walls, Susan, 2015. Geographically isolated wetlands: rethinking a misnomer. Springer Wetlands ,v. 35, 423-431. [Link]

Renton, David A.; Mushet, David M.; DeKeyser, Edward S., 2015. Climate change and prairie pothole wetlands: mitigating water-level and hydroperiod effects through upland management. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015-5004, 21 p. [Link]

Mushet, David M.; Goldhaber, Martin B.; Mills, Christopher T.; McLean, Kyle I.; Aparicio, Vanessa M.; McCleskey, R. Blaine; Holloway, JoAnn M.; Stockwell, Craig A., 2015. Chemical and biotic characteristics of prairie lakes and large wetlands in south-central North Dakota—Effects of a changing climate. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015-5126, 55 p. [Link]

Cohen, Matthew J.; Creed, Irena F.; Alexander, Laurie C.; Basu, Nandita; Calhoun, Aram J. K.; Craft, Christopher; D’Amico, Ellen; DeKeyser, Edward S.; Fowler, Laurie; Golden, Heather E.; Jawitz, James W.; Kalla, Peter; Kirkman, L. Katherine; Lane, Charles R.; Lang, Megan; Leibowitz, Scott G.; Lewis, David Bruce; Marton, John; McLaughlin, Daniel L.; Mushet, David M.; Raanan-Kiperwas, Hadas; Rains, Mark C.; Smith, Lora; Walls, Susan C., 2015. Do geographically isolated wetlands influence landscape functions?. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 9 p. [Link]

Rover, Jennifer, Mushet, David M., 2015. Mapping wetlands and surface water in the Prairie Pothole Region. Pages 347-367 In: R. Tiner, M. Lang and V. Klemas (eds) Remote Sensing of Wetlands: Applications and Advances. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Fisher, Justin D. L.; Mushet, David M.; Stockwell, Craig A., 2014. Potential for parasite-induced biases in aquatic invertebrate population studies. Hydrobiologia, v.722, p. 199-204. [Link]

Euliss, Ned H., Jr.; Mushet, David M.; Newton, Wesley E.; Otto, Clint R. V.; Nelson, Richard D.; LaBaugh, James W.; Scherff, Eric J.; Rosenberry, Donald O., 2014. Placing prairie pothole wetlands along spatial and temporal continua to improve integration of wetland function in ecological investigations. Journal of Hydrology, v. 513, p. 490-503. [Link]

Mushet, David M.; Neau, Jordan L.; Euliss, Ned H., Jr., 2014. Modeling effects of conservation grassland losses on amphibian habitat. Biological Conservation, v. 174, p. 93-100. [Link]

Mushet, David M.; Neau, Jordan L., 2014. Conserving Prairie Pothole Region wetlands and surrounding grasslands: evaluating effects on amphibians. U.S. Department of Agriculture CEAP Science Note, 8 p. [Link]

Mushet, David M., 2014. Book review: Amphibians and Reptiles in Minnesota. Prairie Naturalist , v. 46, p.113. [Link]

Goldhaber, Martin B.; Mills, Christopher; Morrison, Jean M.; Stricker, Craig A.; Mushet, David M.; LaBaugh, James W., 2014. Hydrogeochemistry of prairie pothole region wetlands: Role of long-term critical zone processes. Chemical Geology, v. 387, p.170-183. [Link]

Mushet, David M.; Euliss, Ned H., Jr.; Chen, Yongjiu ; Stockwell, Craig A., 2013. Complex spatial dynamics maintain northern leopard frog (Lithobates pipiens) genetic diversity in a temporally varying landscape. Herpetological Conservation and Biology, v. 8, p. 163-175.

Euliss, Ned H., Jr.; Mushet, David M.; Smith, Loren M.; Conner, William H.; Burkett, Virginia R.; Wilcox, Douglas A.; Hester, Mark W.; Zheng, Haochi, 2013. Ecosystem services: developing sustainable management paradigms based on wetland functions and processes. p. 181-227 in: Anderson, J.T., and Davis, C.A., Wetland Techniques, v. 3, Applications and Management, Springer, 47 p.

Mushet, David M.; McLean, Kyle I.; Stockwell, Craig A., 2013. Salamander colonization of Chase Lake, Stutsman County, North Dakota. Prairie Naturalist, v. 45, p. 106-108.

Mushet, David M.; Euliss, Ned H., Jr., 2012. The Cottonwood Lake study area, a long-term wetland ecosystem monitoring site. U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2012-3040, 2 p. [Link]

Mushet, David M.; Euliss, Ned H., Jr.; Stockwell, Craig A., 2012. Mapping anuran habitat suitability to estimate effects of grassland and wetland conservation programs. Copeeia, v. 2012, p. 322-331.

Balas, C.J., N.H. Euliss, Jr., and D.M. Mushet. 2012. Influence of conservation programs on amphibians using seasonal wetlands in the prairie pothole region. Wetlands, v. 32, p. 333-345.

Mushet, D.M., N.H. Euliss, Jr., and C.A. Stockwell. 2012. A conceptual model to facilitate amphibian conservation in the northern Great Plains. Great Plains Research, v. 22, p. 45-58.

Euliss, Ned H.; Mushet, David M., 2011. A multi-year comparison of IPCI scores for prairie pothole wetlands: implications of temporal and spatial variation. Wetlands, v. 31, p. 713-723. [Link]

Rover, J.; Wright, C.K.; Euliss, Jr. , N.H.; Mushet, D.M.; Wylie, B.K. , 2011. Classifying the hydrologic function of prairie potholes with remote sensing and GIS. Wetlands, v. 31, p. 319-327.

Huang, S.; Young, C.; Feng, M.; Heidemann, K.; Cushing, M.; Mushet, D.M.; Liu, S. , 2011. Demonstration of a conceptual model for using LiDAR to improve the estimation of floodwater mitigation potential of Prairie Pothole Region wetlands. Journal of Hydrology, v. 405, p. 417-426.

Feng, M.; Liu, S.; Euliss, N.H.; Young, C.; Mushet, D.M. , 2011. Prototyping an online wetland ecosystem services model using open model sharing standards. Environmental Modeling and Software, v. 26, p. 458-468.

Mushet, David M., 2011. Saline lakes of the glaciated Northern Great Plains. LakeLine, v. 31, p. 31-35.

Euliss, N.H., Jr., L.M. Smith, S. Liu, M. Feng, D.M. Mushet, R.F. Auch, and T.R. Loveland. 2010. The need for simultaneous evaluation of ecosystem services and land-use change. Environmental Science and Technology, v. 44, pp. 7761-7763.

Mushet, D.M. 2007. Tigers in our wetlands: Ambystoma tigrinum, an underappreciated predator. North Dakota Outdoors, v. July 2007, p. 16-18.

Hanson, B.A., N.H. Euliss, Jr., D.M. Mushet, and S.W. Chordas III. 2007. First record of Corisella inscripta (hemiptera: corixidae) in North Dakota. Prairie Naturalist, v. 39, p. 107-109.

Hanson, B.A.; Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M., 2004. First record of Graphoderus liberus (Coleoptera: Dytiscidae) in North Dakota. Prairie Naturalist, v. 36, p. 67-69. [Link]

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M., 2004. Impacts of water development on aquatic macroinvertebrates, amphibians, and plants in wetlands of a semi-arid landscape. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management, v. 7, p. 73-84.

Mushet, D.M.; Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Lane, S.P.; Goldade, C.M., 2004. The flora of the Cottonwood Lake Study Area, Stutsman County, North Dakota. Prairie Naturalist, v. 36, p. 43-62. [Link]

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; LaBaugh, J.W.; Fredrickson, L.H.; Mushet, D.M.; Swanson, G.A.; Winter, T.C.; Rosenberry, D.O.; Nelson, R.D., 2004. The wetland continuum: a conceptual framework for interpreting biological studies. Wetlands, v. 24, p. 448-458.

Swanson, G.A., N.H. Euliss, Jr., B.A. Hanson, and D.M. Mushet. 2004. Dynamics of a prairie wetland complex: implications for wetland management. p. 55-94. In T. C. Winter (ed). Hydrological, Chemical, and Biological Characteristics of a Prairie Pothole Wetland Complex under Highly Variable Climate Conditions—The Cottonwood Lake Area, East-central North Dakota. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1675.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Tramontano, R.R.; Mushet, D.M., 2003. A natural history survey of fens and palustrine wetlands in intermittent drainages of the Little Missouri Grassland. U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, 40 pp.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M.; Strong, L.L., 2003. Aquatic invertebrate and pondweed production in Unit 6 of the Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, 22 pp.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M.; Knutsen, G.A., 2003. Evaluation of the impacts of irrigation ground-water withdrawal on a prairie wetland. U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, 23 pp.

Hanson, B.A.; Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M.; Chorda, S.W., III, 2003. First record of Dasycorixa rawsoni (Hemiptera: Corixidae) in the United States. Entomological News, v. 114, p. 235-236.

Hanson, B.A.; Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M., 2002. First record of loosely coiled valve snail in North Dakota. Prairie Naturalist, v. 34, p. 61-63.

Mushet, D.M.; Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Shaffer, T.L., 2002. Floristic quality assessment of one natural and three restored wetland complexes in North Dakota, USA. Wetlands, v. 22, p. 126-138.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M.; Johnson, D.H., 2002. Using aquatic invertebrates to delineate seasonal and temporary wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region of North America. Wetlands, v. 22, p. 256-262.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M., 2002. Wetlands of the Little Missouri National Grassland: impacts of water development on aquatic plants, invertebrates, and amphibians in seasonal wetlands. U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, 34 pp.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M.; Johnson, D.H., 2001. Use of macroinvertebrates to identify cultivated wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region. Wetlands, v. 21, p. 223-231.

Northern Great Plains Floristic Quality Assessment Panel, D.M. Mushet (ed). 2001. Coefficients of conservatism for the vascular flora of the Dakotas and adjacent grasslands. U.S. Geological Survey, Information and Technology Report, USGS/BRD/ITR-2001-0001.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M., 1999. Influence of agriculture on aquatic invertebrate communities of temporary wetlands in the Prairie Pothole Region of North Dakota, USA. Wetlands, v. 19, p. 578-583.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Wrubleski, D.A.; Mushet, D.M.Batzer, D.P.; Rader, R.B.; Wissinger, S.A., 1999. Wetlands of the Prairie Pothole Region: invertebrate species composition, ecology, and management. pp. 471-514 in Batzer, D.P., Rader, R.B., and Wissinger, S.A. (eds.) Invertebrates in Freshwater Wetlands of North America: Ecology and Management. John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Jarvis, R.L.; Mushet, D.M., 1998. Presence and viability of a cladoceran egg bank as an indicator of wetland condition in the prairie pothole region. U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Larson, D.L., N.H. Euliss, Jr., M.J. Lannoo, and D.M. Mushet. 1998. Amphibians of northern grasslands. p. 450-451. In M. J. Mac, P. A. Opler, C. E. Puckett Haecker, and P. D. Doran (eds.), Status and Trends of the Nation’s Biological Resources, Volume 2. U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA, USA.

Mushet, D.M.; Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Hanson, B.A.; Zodrow, S.G., 1997. A funnel trap for sampling salamanders in wetlands. Herpetological Review, v. 28, p. 132-133.

Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Mushet, D.M., 1996. Water-level fluctuation in wetlands as a function of landscape condition in the prairie pothole region. Wetlands, v. 16, p. 587-593.

Mushet, D.M.; Euliss, N.H., Jr.; Harris, S.W., 1992. Effects of irrigation on seed production and vegetative characteristics of four moist-soil plants on impounded wetlands in California. Wetlands, v. 12, p. 204-207.






                           

My Science Topics


Science Topic
Subtopic
Ecology and Environmentaquatic ecosystems
Ecology and Environmentbiodiversity
Ecology and Environmentecological processes
Ecology and Environmentecosystem diversity
Ecology and Environmentecosystem functions
Ecology and Environmentecosystems
Ecology and Environmentfreshwater ecosystems
Ecology and Environmenthabitat alteration
Ecology and Environmenthabitats
Ecology and Environmentwetlands
Plants and Animalsgenetic diversity
Plants and Animalsinvertebrates
Plants and Animalsspecies diversity
Plants and Animalsvertebrates
Plants and Animalswildlife



My USGS Science Strategy Areas

Understanding Ecosystems & Predicting Ecosystems Change

Climate Variability & Change

Wetland Ecosystems of the Northern Great Plains

Image of Current Focus for Wetland Ecosystems of the Northern Great Plains

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Prairie Pothole Wetland Ecosystems
  • Land-use and Climate Change Impacts on Wetland Ecosystems
  • Connectivity Among Aquatic Habitats
  • Modeling Services Provided by Wetland Ecosystems
  • Amphibian Conservation and Ecology
  • Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Community Dynamics

Contact Information

David Mushet
8711 37Th Street SE
Jamestown, ND 58401
dmushet@usgs.gov
701-253-5558
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