Recent Publications

(*indicates undergraduate student co-author, † indicates paper from course research project)

  • Marsh, D.M., Townes, F.W., Cotter, K.M., Farroni, K., McCreary, K.M., Petry, R.L., and Tilghman, J.M. Thermal Preference and Species Range in Mountaintop Salamanders and Their Widespread Competitors. Journal of Herpetology, in press.
  • Marsh, D.M. and Cosentino, B.L. 2019. Causes and consequences of non-random drop-outs for citizen science projects: lessons from the North American amphibian monitoring program.  Freshwater Science, early online access:  http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/doi/10.1086/701672
  • Marsh, D.M., Cosentino, B.L., Jones, K.S., et al. 2017. Effects of roads and land use on frog distributions across spatial scales and regions in the Eastern and Central United States. Diversity and Distributions 23: 158-170. pdf
  • Marsh, D.M., and Jaeger, J. 2015. Direct effects of roads on small animal populations. Chapter 6, in: Andrews, K. M., P. Nanjappa, and S. P. D. Riley (eds.). Roads and Ecological Infrastructure: Concepts and Applications for Small Animals. Johns Hopkins University Press.  pdf
  • Cosentino, B. J., Marsh, D. M., Jones, K. S., et al. 2014. Citizen science reveals widespread negative effects of roads on amphibian distributions. Biological Conservation 180:31-38.  pdf
  • Hoopes, M.F., Marsh, D.M., Beard, K.L., et al. 2013. Invasive Plants in Wildlife Refuges: Coordinated Research with Undergraduate Ecology Courses. BioScience 63: 644-656. pdf
  • Tilghman, J. M.*, Ramee, S. W.*, and Marsh, D.M.  2012.  Meta-analysis of the effects of canopy removal on terrestrial salamander populations in North America.  Biological Conservation 152: 1-9. pdf
  • Bayer, C.O.*, Sackman, A.S.*, Bezold, K., Cabe, P.R., and Marsh, D.M.  2012.  Conservation genetics of a mountaintop salamander with an extremely limited range. Conservation Genetics 13: 443-454. pdf 
  • Schieltz, J.L.*, Haywood, L.M,* and Marsh, D.M.  2010.  Effects of cover object distribution on the socioecology of a terrestrial salamander.  Herpetologica 66: 276-282.   pdf
  • Marsh, D.M., and Haywood, L.M.*  2010.  Area-Based Surveys for Terrestrial Amphibians. Chapter 14 in: Conservation and Ecology of Amphibians. A Handbook of Techniques. Oxford University Press, p. 247-262. pdf
  • Marsh, D.M. † 2009. Evaluating methods for sampling stream salamanders across multiple observers and habitat types.  Applied Herpetology 6: 211-226.  pdf
  • Marsh, D.M. 2008. Metapopulation viability analysis for amphibians.  Animal Conservation 11: 463-465. pdf
  • Marsh, D.M., and Trenham, P.C.  2008.  Current trends in monitoring programs for animal and plant populations.  Conservation Biology 22: 647-655. pdf
  • Marsh, D.M., Page, R.B., Hanlon, T.J., Corritone, R*., Little, E.E.*, Seifert, D.E.*, and Cabe, P.R.  2008.  Effects of roads on patterns of genetic differentiation in red-backed salamanders, Plethodon cinereus.  Conservation Genetics 9: 603-613. pdf
  • Marsh, D.M, Page, R.B., Hanlon, T. J., Bareke, H.* Corritone, R.* Jetter, N.*, Beckman, N.G.*, Gardner, K.*, Seifert, D.E.*, and Cabe, P.R.  2007.  Ecological and genetic evidence that low-order streams inhibit dispersal by red-backed salamanders (Plethodon cinereus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 85: 319-327.  pdf
  • Marsh, D.M. and Hanlon, T.J.  2007.  †  Seeing what we want to see: confirmation bias in animal behavior research.  Ethology 113: 1089-1098.  pdf
  • Cabe, P.R., Page, R.B., Hanlon, T.J., Aldrich, M.E.*, Connors, L., and D. M. Marsh. 2007.  Fine-scale genetic population structure and gene flow in a terrestrial salamander living in continuous habitat.  Heredity 98: 53-60.  pdf
  • Marsh, D.M.  2007.  †  Edge effects of gated and ungated forest roads on terrestrial salamanders.  Journal of Wildlife Management 71: 389-394. pdf
  • Marsh, D. M., Milam. G. S.*, Gorham, N. P.*, and N. G. Beckman*. 2005.  Forest roads as partial barriers to terrestrial salamander movement.  Conservation Biology 19: 2004-2008. pdf
  • Adams, V. M.*, Marsh, D. M., and J. S. Knox.  2005.  Importance of the seed bank for population viability and population monitoring in a threatened wetland herb.  Biological Conservation 124: 425-436. pdf
  • Marsh, D. M. and Hanlon, T. J.  2004.  †  Observer gender and observation bias in animal behaviour research: experimental tests with red-backed salamanders.  Animal Behaviour 68:1425-1433. pdf
  • Marsh, D. M., Thakur, K. A.*, Bulka, K. C.*, and L. B. Clarke*.  2004.  Dispersal and colonization through open fields by a terrestrial woodland salamander.  Ecology 85: 3396-3405. pdf
  • Marsh, D. M. and Beckman, N. G.*  2004.  Effects of forest roads on the abundance and activity of terrestrial salamanders in the Southern Appalachians.  Ecological Applications 14:1882-1891. pdf