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MS Thesis: Habitat Use by Rare Sonoran Pronghorn on Military Training Range

Distribution of Sonoran pronghorn (Antilocapra americana sonoriensis) on an active Air Force tactical range Samuel Price Thesis Chair: Travis Longcore | Thesis Committee: Darren Ruddell, Su Jin Lee The population of Sonoran pronghorn (SPH; Antilocapra americana sonoriensis), an endangered subspecies within the United States (US), has fluctuated from an estimated 282 individuals in 1994 to … Continue reading MS Thesis: Habitat Use by Rare Sonoran Pronghorn on Military Training Range

MS Thesis Recreates Historical Topography of Lower Ballona Watershed

3D Visualization Models as a Tool for Reconstructing the Historical Landscape of the Ballona Watershed Committee Chair: Travis Longcore | Committee Members: Yao-Yi Chiang, John Wilson Ever-increasing demand on Earth’s finite natural resources and land requires environmental planners to employ informed and successful management of environments. Historical resources enhance environmental management by providing information to … Continue reading MS Thesis Recreates Historical Topography of Lower Ballona Watershed

New paper: Tuning LEDs to Minimize Insect Attraction

Longcore, T., Aldern, H. J. Eggers, S. Flores, L. Franco, E. Hirshfield-Yamanishi, L. Petrinec, W. Yan, and A. Barroso. 2015. Tuning the white light spectrum of LEDs to reduce attraction of nocturnal arthropods. Philosophical Transactions B doi: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0125. Artificial lighting allows humans to be active at night, but has many unintended consequences, including interference with ecological processes, disruption … Continue reading New paper: Tuning LEDs to Minimize Insect Attraction

Tuning LEDs to Minimize Insect Attraction

Travis Longcore, Hannah L. Aldern, John F. Eggers, Steve Flores, Lesly Franco, Eric Hirshfield-Yamanishi, Laina N.Petrinec, Wilson A. Yan, André M. Barroso. 2015. Tuning the white light spectrum of light emitting diode lamps to reduce attraction of nocturnal arthropods. Philosophical Transactions B 370(1667)  DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2014.0125 Artificial lighting allows humans to be active at night, but has many unintended … Continue reading Tuning LEDs to Minimize Insect Attraction

MS Thesis: Mobile Health Data Provide Insight on Rural Health Diagnoses in Africa

Use of GIS for Analysis of Community Health Worker Patient Registries from Chongwe District, a Rural Low-Resource Setting, in Lusaka Province, Zambia Mine Metitiri Thesis Chair: Travis Longcore | Thesis Committee: Daniel Warshawsky, Darren Ruddell The growing accessibility of mobile phones in developing countries has led to increased innovation and utilization of handheld technology in managing health outcomes. Mobile health … Continue reading MS Thesis: Mobile Health Data Provide Insight on Rural Health Diagnoses in Africa