1984 …2019
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Gerald ‘Jerry’ Niemi was director of NRRI's Center for Water and the Environment from 1988-2008. He now holds an appointment as a senior research associate. He is also a tenured professor in the Department of Biology at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Jerry has had over 25 graduate students in biology and conservation biology at the University of Minnesota. He holds graduate appointments in the Integrated Biological Sciences, Conservation Biology, and Chemical Toxicology graduate programs. Jerry has maintained an active research program focusing on birds, the loss of biological diversity, Great Lakes ecosystems, conservation biology, landscape ecology, and sustainable natural resources development. His current projects include 1) bird conservation and management in the Great Lakes region, 2) the Minnesota breeding bird atlas, 3) environmental indicators and thresholds, and 4) predictive models of bird species occurrence in response to human and natural disturbances.

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Projects 2007 2018

Research Output 1984 2019

Burn severity and heterogeneity mediate avian response to wildfire in a hemiboreal forest

Zlonis, E. J., Walton, N. G., Sturtevant, B. R., Wolter, P. T. & Niemi, G. J., May 1 2019, In : Forest Ecology and Management. 439, p. 70-80 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

wildfires
wildfire
birds
forest fires
forest fire

Leveraging a Landscape-Level Monitoring and Assessment Program for Developing Resilient Shorelines throughout the Laurentian Great Lakes

Uzarski, D. G., Wilcox, D. A., Brady, V. J., Cooper, M. J., Albert, D. A., Ciborowski, J. J. H., Danz, N. P., Garwood, A., Gathman, J. P., Gehring, T. M., Grabas, G. P., Howe, R. W., Johnson, L. B., Lamberti, G. A., Moerke, A. H., Niemi, G. J., Redder, T., Ruetz, C. R., Steinman, A. D., Tozer, D. C. & 1 others, O’Donnell, T. K., Jan 1 2019, In : Wetlands.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Wetlands
coastal wetland
Lakes
shoreline
wetland
1 Citation (Scopus)

Breeding birds and anurans of dynamic coastal wetlands in Green Bay, Lake Michigan

Gnass Giese, E. E., Howe, R. W., Wolf, A. T. & Niemi, G. J., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 44, 5, p. 950-959 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lake Michigan
coastal wetland
wetlands
birds
breeding
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effects of experimental playbacks on availability for detection during point counts

Grinde, A. R., Niemi, G. J. & Etterson, M. A., Mar 1 2018, In : Journal of Field Ornithology. 89, 1, p. 93-104 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Buteo jamaicensis
Poecile atricapillus
mobbing
detection
effect
3 Citations (Scopus)

Migratory routes and wintering locations of declining inland North American Common Terns

Bracey, A. M., Lisovski, S., Moore, D., McKellar, A., Craig, E., Matteson, S., Strand, F., Costa, J., Pekarik, C., Curtis, P., Niemi, G. J. & Cuthbert, F. J., Jul 1 2018, In : Auk. 135, 3, p. 385-399 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

migration route
Laridae
Gulf of Mexico
Peru
stopover