Carolyn Mahan

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Professor, Division of Mathematics & Natural Sciences (Altoona)

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Research interests include the study of biodiversity in threatened ecosystems, the effects of human-modified landscapes on wildlife, behavioral ecology of squirrels, and natural resources at National Parks. One focus area is the effects of human developme

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Recent Publications

Powerline right-of-way management and flower-visiting insects: How vegetation management can promote pollinator diversity

Russo, L., Stout, H., Roberts, D., Ross, B. D. & Mahan, C. G., Jan 2021, In: PloS one. 16, 1 January, e0245146.

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The Prevalence of the Raccoon Roundworm, Baylisascaris procyonis, in Allegheny Woodrat Habitat in the Mid-Atlantic Region, U.S.A.

Wolfkill, J., Bejarano, M. E., Serfass, T. L., Turner, G., Brosi, S., Feller, D. & Mahan, C. G., Jan 1 2021, In: American Midland Naturalist. 185, 1, p. 145-147 3 p.

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Selection for increased cranial capacity in small mammals during a century of urbanization

Depasquale, C., Li, X., Harold, M., Mueller, S., Mclaren, S. & Mahan, C., Dec 1 2020, In: Journal of Mammalogy. 101, 6, p. 1706-1710 5 p.

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An examination of endoparasites and fecal testosterone levels in flying squirrels (Glaucomys spp.) using high performance liquid chromatography-ultra-violet (HPLC-UV)

Waksmonski, S. N., Huffman, J. M., Mahan, C. G. & Steele, M. A., Aug 2017, In: International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife. 6, 2, p. 135-137 3 p.

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Integration of Vegetation Community Spatial Data into a Prescribed Fire Planning Process at Shenandoah National Park, Virginia (USA)

Young, J. A., Mahan, C. G. & Forder, M., Jul 2017, In: Natural Areas Journal. 37, 3, p. 394-405 12 p.

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Sustainable Remediation of Legacy Mine Drainage: A Case Study of the Flight 93 National Memorial

Emili, L. A., Pizarchik, J. & Mahan, C. G., Mar 1 2016, In: Environmental Management. 57, 3, p. 660-670 11 p.

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Using Ecological Indicators and a Decision Support System for Integrated Ecological Assessment at Two National Park Units in the Mid-Atlantic Region, USA

Mahan, C. G., Young, J. A., Miller, B. J. & Saunders, M. C., Feb 2014, In: Environmental Management. 55, 2, p. 508-522 15 p.

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Teaching the scientific method using current news articles

Palmer, L. K. & Mahan, C. G., May 1 2013, In: American Biology Teacher. 75, 5, p. 355-356 2 p.

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Climate change induced hybridization in flying squirrels

Garroway, C. J., Bowman, J., Cascaden, T. J., Holloway, G. L., Mahan, C. G., Malcolm, J. R., Steele, M. A., Turner, G. & Wilson, P. J., Jan 2010, In: Global Change Biology. 16, 1, p. 113-121 9 p.

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The potential role of Strongyloides robustus on parasite-mediated competition between two species of flying squirrels (Glaucomys)

Krichbaum, K., Mahan, C. G., Steele, M. A., Turner, G. & Hudson, P. J., Jan 2010, In: Journal of wildlife diseases. 46, 1, p. 229-235 7 p.

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