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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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Research Output

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.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    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. 39, 6, p. 1357-1366 10 p.

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    Open Access
  • 1 Scopus citations

    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 2018, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 44, 5, p. 950-959 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Effects of experimental playbacks on availability for detection during point counts

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

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

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

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  • 6 Scopus citations