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  • Hensley, C.B., C. Trisos, P. Warren, J. MacFarland, S. Blumenshine, J. Reece and M. Katti. 2019. Effects of Urbanization on Native Bird Species in Three Southwestern US Cities. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7.

  • Meyer, E., C. Eagles-Smith, D. Sparling and S. Blumenshine. 2014. Mercury exposure alters thyroid hormones in western pond turtles (Emys marmorata) occupying California mountain streams. Environmenal Science & Technology 48: 2989-2996.

  • Meyer, E., D. Sparling and S. Blumenshine. 2013. Regional inhibition of cholinesterase in free-ranging western pond turtles (Emys marmorata) occupying California mountain streams. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32: 692-698.

  • Blumenshine, S., B. Tsukimura, A. Rice and D. Rudnick. 2012. Environmental Factors Affecting the Dynamics of Chinese Mitten Crab Zoeae in the San Francisco Bay-Delta: A Tool for Predictions of Future Adult Migrations. Aquatic Invasions 7: 111-124.

  • Blumenshine, S., R. Moss, J. Fleskes and J. Yee. 2009. Emergent Insect Production in Post-Harvest Agricultural Fields Flooded for Waterbird Habitat Mitigation. Wetlands 29: 875-883.

  • Blumenshine, S., A. Piumsonboon, V. Gunbua and N. Paphavasit. 2007. Factors affecting spatial and temporal variation in water quality and plankton: Case study in the Bangpakong River. Thailand Journal of Science 6: 11-27.

  • Blumenshine, S., R. Johnson and S. Coughin. 2006. Factors affecting Little Red River brown trout growth rates and potential benefits of forage base enhancement. Environmental Biology of Fishes 77: 121-132.

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Educational Background

  • 1997 – PhD, University of Notre Dame (Biological Sciences)

  • 1992 – MS, George Mason University (Environmental Biology)

  • 1987 – BS, University of Wisconsin (Zoology & Environmental Studies)

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  • San Joaquin River Restoration Predator Study

  • Assessment of the Effects of Chemical Contaminants Used in Illegal Marijuana Cultivation in California National Parks

  • Recreation Impact Study; San Joaquin River Restoration

  • Salmon Bionergetics Workshop

  • San Joaquin River Restoration Floodplain Production

  • San Joaquin River Predator Study - Salmon Restoration

  • Influence & Impact of Water Allocation for Salmon Restoration

  • Biological and Habitat Assessment of Kern Water Bank

  • Longfin Smelt Recruitment Study

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Positions & Honors

  • 2018 – Outstanding Faculty Research Award, College of Science & Mathematics

  • 2016 – Mentor: Outstanding MS Thesis Award, College of Science & Mathematics (Taylor Spaulding MS)

  • 2013 – Mentor: Outstanding MS Thesis Award, College of Science & Mathematics (Erik Meyer MS)

  • 2010 – Professor of Biology, CSU-Fresno

  • 1996 – Fulbright Scholar, (Thailand)

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Collaborators, Advisors & Advisees

  • Adelizi, P – CA Dept of Fish & Wildlife

  • Kirsch, J – US Fish & Wildlife Service

  • Martin, B – Nat'l Marine Fisheries Service, Santa Cruz

  • Portz, D – US Bureau of Reclamation

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