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James L. Boone, Ph.D., Ecology

List of Publications


Books

Hiatt, H., and J. Boone. 2003. Clark County, Nevada: Species Account Manual. Department of Comprehensive Planning, Clark County, Nevada. 218 pp.

Refereed Literature

Rautenstrauch, K. R., D. L. Rakestraw, G. A. Brown, J. L. Boone, and P. E. Lederle. 2002. Patterns of Burrow Use by Desert Tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) in Southcentral Nevada. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 4(2):398-405. Abstract

Boone, J. L., and E. A. Holt. 2001. Field Sexing Young Free-ranging Desert Tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) Using External Morphology. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 4(1):28-33.

Boone, J. L., P. E. Lederle, and S. L. Petersen. 1999. More additions to the birds of Nevada Test Site. Western Birds, 30:211-213.

Boone, J. L., and E. A. LaRue. 1999. Effects of marking Uta stansburiana (Sauria: Phrynosomatidae) with xylene-based paint. Herpetological Review, 30:33-34. Article

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, and M. H. Smith. 1999. Allozyme variation in the cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus). Journal of Mammalogy, 80:833-844.

Boone, J. L., and C. L. Sowell. 1999. Geographic Distribution: Eumeces gilberti rubricaudatus. Herpetological Review, 30:52.

Laerm, J., W. M. Ford, T. S. McKay, M. A. Menzel, L. T. Lepardo, and J. L. Boone. 1999. Soricid Communities in the Southern Appalachians. Pp. 177-193 in Proceedings of the Appalachian Biodiversity Symposium: Virginia Museum of Natural History, Special Publication Number 7, Blackburg.

Laerm, J., T. C. Carter, M. A. Menzel, T. S. McCay, J. L. Boone, W. M. Ford, L. T. Lepardo, D. M. Krishon, G. Balkcom, N. L. Van Der Maath, and M. J. Harris. 1999. Amphibians, Reptiles, and Mammals of Sapelo Island, Georgia. The Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society, 115(2):104-126.

Magnarelli, L. A., K. C. Stafford III, J. W. IJdo, E. Fikrig, J. H. Oliver, Jr., H. J. Hutcheson, and J. L. Boone. (1998). Antibodies to granulocytic ehrlichiae in white-footed and cotton mice in eastern United States. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, in press.

Laerm, J., M. A. Menzel, and J. L. Boone. (1998). Mensural discrimination of Lasiurus seminolus and Lasiurus cinereus (Chiroptera: Vespertilionidae). Brimleyana, in press.

Boone, J. L., D. L. Rakestraw, and K. R. Rautenstrauch. (1998) Gopherus agassizii (Desert Tortoise): Predation. Herpetological Review, in press. Article

Rautenstrauch, K. R., D. L. Rakestraw, G. A. Brown, J. L. Boone, P. E. Lederle, and A. L. Hughes. (1998). Patterns of burrow use by the desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Journal of Herpetology, in press.

Laerm, J., M. A. Menzel, and J. L. Boone. 1997. Mensural discrimination of Sorex longirostris and Sorex cinereus (Insectivora: Soricidae) in the southeastern United States. Brimleyana, 24:15-27.

Laerm, J., and J. L. Boone. 1997. Mensural discrimination of four species of Peromyscus (Rodentia: Muridae) in the southeastern United States (Vol 21, p. 107, 1994); Correction. Brimleyana, 24:114.

Lederle, P. E., K. R. Rautenstrauch, D. L. Rakestraw, K. K. Zander, and J. L. Boone. 1997. Upper respiratory tract disease and mycoplasmosis in desert tortoises from Nevada. Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 33:759-765.

Lederle, P. E., M. C. Nelson, and J. L. Boone. 1997. A simple, inexpensive, and versatile research blind. North American Bird Bander, 22:18-21. Abstract

Laerm, J., W. M. Ford, M. A. Menzel, T. S. McKay, J. L. Boone, and T. Pig. 1996. Symposium on Appalachian Biodiversity: Soricid communities in the southern Appalachians. Virginia Museum of Natural History, Blackburg.

Laerm, J., and J. L. Boone. 1995. Corrections of records of occurrence of Peromyscus polionotus (Wagner) and P. gossypinus (LeConte) (Rodentia: Muridae) in the Blue Ridge Province of Georgia. Brimleyana, 22:9-14.

Laerm, J., and J. L. Boone. 1994. Mensural discrimination of four species of Peromyscus (Rodentia, Muridae) in the southeastern United States. Brimleyana, 21:107-123. Abstract

Boone, J. L., and R. G. Wiegert. 1994. Modeling deer herd management: sterilization is a viable option. Ecological Modeling, 72:175-186. Article

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, and M. H. Smith. 1993. Taxonomic status of the Anastasia Island Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus anastasae). Journal of Mammalogy, 74:363-375. Abstract

Boone, J. L., and J. Laerm. 1993. Cotton mice, Peromyscus gossypinus LeConte (Rodentia: Cricetidae), in the Great Dismal Swamp and surrounding areas. Brimleyana, 18:125-129. Article

Weed, J., and J. L. Boone. 1992. A Macintosh computer system for collecting and analyzing rodent sexual behavior. Physiology and Behavior, 52:183-184. Article

Magnarelli, L. A., J. H. Oliver, H. J. Hutcheson, J. L. Boone, and J. F. Anderson. 1992. Antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi in rodents in the eastern and southern United States. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 30:1449-1452.

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, and M. H. Smith. 1990. The Cumberland Island Cotton Mouse: a unique subspecies? Park Science, 10(4):7.

Boone, J. L., E. Furbish, K. Turner, and S. P. Bratton. 1988. Clear plastic. A non-chemical herbicide. Restoration and Management Notes, 6:94-95. Article

Unpublished Manuscripts

Boone, J. L., D. L. Rakestraw, E. A. LaRue, and K. R. Rautenstrauch. Gopherus Agassizii (Desert Tortoise). Mortality. Article.

Boone, J. L., and J. Laerm. (in prep). Geographic and non-geographic morphological variation in the cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus).

Boone, J. L., and E. A. LaRue. (in prep). Duration of Ruddy Duck and Bufflehead foraging dives. Article

Boone, J. L. (in prep). Susceptibility of reptiles at Yucca Mountain, Nevada to capture using three sampling methods: pitfall traps, funnel traps, and nooses. Summary and Article

Boone, J. L., C. L. Sowell, M. K. Cox, and R. A. Green. (in prep). Species composition and abundance of reptiles in selected habitats at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Abstract

Boone, J. L., C. L. Sowell, and R. A. Green. (in prep). Fluctuations in the abundance of small mammal populations at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

Boone, J. L., C. L. Sowell, and R. A. Green. (in prep). Impacts of site characterization activities on mammal populations at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

Boone, J. L., C. L. Sowell, and R. A. Green. (in prep). Impacts of site characterization activities on Uta stansburiana populations at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

Sowell, C. L, and J. L. Boone. (in prep). Fluctuations in the abundance of Lagomorph populations at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: 1990-1995.

Boone, J. L. (in prep.). Sexual segregation by foraging Picoides albolarvatus (White-headed Woodpeckers). Article

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, M. H. Smith. (in prep). Conservation implications of genetic differentiation in the cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus).

Boone, J. L., K. Meadows, P. Abbot, and J. Laerm. (in prep.). Observer bias in mensural measurements: fact or fiction?

Boone, J. L. (in prep.) Natural hybridization between Peromyscus gossypinus and P. leucopus.

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, and M. H. Smith. (in prep). Taxonomic Status of the endangered Key Largo Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola).

Green, R. A., C. L. Sowell, and J. L. Boone. (1997). Species composition and abundance of small mammal populations at Yucca Mountain, Nevada.

Ph. D. Dissertation

Boone, J. L. 1995. Patterns of temporal and geographic variation in the genetics and morphology of cotton mice (Peromyscus gossypinus). Ph. D. Dissertation, University of Georgia, Athens, 239 pp. Abstract

M. S. Thesis

Boone, J. L. 1990. Reassessment of the taxonomic status of the Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus anastasae) on Cumberland Island, Georgia, and the implications of this information for conservation. MS Thesis, Univ. of Georgia. 70 pp. Abstract

Gray Literature

Boone, J. L. 1994. Studies of the Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus), II. Peromyscus Newsletter 17:28-29. Article

Boone, J. L. 1993. Studies of the Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus). Peromyscus Newsletter 16:29. Article

Boone, J. 1993. Tax treatment of graduate student stipends. Teaching Assistant Newsletter 3: 3-4. Article

Boone, J. 1993. Tax treatment of graduate student stipends. The Compass 3: 2-4. Article

Boone, J. L. 1991. Taxonomic status of Peromyscus gossypinus anastasae (Anastasia Island cotton mouse). Peromyscus Newsletter, 11: 17. Article

Technical Reports -- Community Ecology

Boone, J. L., and P. E. Lederle. 1998. The Birds of Yucca Mountain and Vicinity, Nevada. U.S. Department of Energy, Civilian Radioactive Waste Management System Management & Operating Contractor (CRWMS M&O), Report B00000000-01717-5705-00092.

Boone, J. L., C. L. Sowell, and R. A. Green. 1996. Fluctuations in the Size of Rodent Populations of the Transition Desert at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. CRWMS M&O, Draft Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00039.

Green, R. A., C. L. Sowell, and J. L. Boone. 1996. Species composition and abundance of small mammal populations at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. CRWMS M&O, Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00034. Abstract

Sowell, C. L., and J. L. Boone. 1996. Lagomorph population trends at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: 1990-1995. U.S. Department of Energy Report, Civilian Radioactive Waste Management System (CRWMS), Management and Operating Contractor (M&O), Report. B00000000-01717-5705-00053.

Boone, J. L., C. L. Sowell, M. Cox, and R. A. Green. 1997. Species composition and abundance of reptile populations at Yucca Mountain, NV, with Annotated Checklist. CRWMS M&O, Rep. B00000-01717-5705-00038. Abstract

Boone, J. L., C. L. Sowell, and R. A. Green. 1996. Changes in the Population Size of 10 Reptilian Species at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: 1991 to 1995. CRWMS M&O, Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00037.

Rakestraw, D. L., D. L. Allen, J. L. Boone, and M. K. Cox. 1996. Bats of Yucca Mountain, Nevada. CRWMS M&O, Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00050.

Technical Reports -- Desert Tortoise

Boone, J. L., and K. R. Rautenstrauch. 1997. Survival of Desert Tortoises at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, 1989-1995. CRWMS M&O, Draft Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00086. Abstract

Rautenstrauch, K. R., J. L. Boone, D. L. Rakestraw, and P. E. Lederle. 1997. Habitat use by desert tortoises on the Nevada Test Site. Contract report to Bechtel-Nevada.

Lederle, P. E., K. R. Rautenstrauch, D. L. Rakestraw, K. Z. Zander and J. L. Boone. 1996. Health and disease monitoring of the desert tortoise population at Yucca Mountain. CRWMS M&O, Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00051.

Rautenstrauch, K. R., D. L. Rakestraw, G. A. Brown, J. L. Boone, and P. E. Lederle. 1996. Patterns of burrow use by desert tortoises at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. CRWMS M&O, Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00041.

Technical Reports -- Environmental Impacts

Boone, J. L. 1998. Indirect Impacts of Site Characterization Activities on Small Mammal Populations in the Larrea-Lycium-Grayia Vegetation Association at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: 1991-1997. CRWMS M&O, Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00102. Abstract

Boone, J. L., C. L. Sowell, and R. A. Green. 1996. Impacts of site characterization activities on mammal populations at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: 1989-1996. CRWMS M&O, Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00046. Abstract

Boone, J. L., C. L. Sowell, and R. A. Green. 1996. Impacts of Site Characterization Activities on the Population Size of Side-blotched Lizards (Uta stansburiana) at Yucca Mountain, Nevada: 1991 to 1995. CRWMS M&O, Rep. B00000000-01717-5705-00036. Abstract

Sowell, C. L., and J. L. Boone. 1996. Traffic volume at Yucca Mountain, Nevada, 1991-1994. CRWMS M&O, Report B00000000-01717-5705-00042.

Technical Reports -- Reclamation

Petersen, S. L., J. L. Boone, W. M. Fariss, and V. K. Winkel. 1998. Effects of Soil Type, Soil Depth, and Soil Amendments on Plant Establishment at Yucca Mountain, Nevada. CRWMS M&O, B00000000-01717-5705-00097.

Technical Reports -- Other

Boone, J. L. 2011. Annotated List of Animal Species Observed In and Adjacent to the Mojave Desert Portion of Grand Canyon -- Parashant National Monument. Desert Wildlife Consultants, LLC, Las Vegas, 43 pp. Article

Boone, J. L. 1993. Project Completion: Small Mammal Trapping in Central and Eastern Tennessee. Project Completion Report, University of Georgia, Museum of Natural History, 7 pp. + 3 maps.

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, and K. Roe. 1991. Small Mammal Trapping: Archbold Biological Station, Highlands County, Florida. Project Completion Report, University of Georgia, Museum of Natural History, 3 pp. + 1 map. Article

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, and K. Roe. 1991. Small Mammal Trapping: Fakahatchee Strand State Preserve, Collier County, Florida. Project Completion Report, University of Georgia, Museum of Natural History, 7 pp. Article

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, and K. Roe. 1991. Small Mammal Trapping: Everglades National Park, Dade County, Florida. Project Completion Report, University of Georgia, Museum of Natural History, 4 pp. + 1 map. Article

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, and K. Roe. 1991. Small Mammal Trapping: Collier-Seminole State Park, Collier County, Florida. Project Completion Report, University of Georgia, Museum of Natural History, 2 pp. Article

Boone, J. L. 1990. Reassessment of the taxonomic status of the Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus anastasae) on Cumberland Island, Georgia, and implications for conservation. CPSU Tech. Rep. No. 60. 70 pp.

Boone, J. L. 1988. Small Mammal Trapping: Jekyll Island, Georgia. Project Completion Report, University of Georgia, Museum of Natural History, 1 pp. Article

Boone, J. L. 1988. Status of the Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus anastasae) Population on Little Cumberland Island. Project Completion Report. Institute of Ecology, Univ. of GA. 6 pp.

Boone, J. L. 1988. Small mammal response to fire on Bodie and Hatteras Islands, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, North Carolina. CPSU Tech. Rep. No. 48. 43 pp. Abstract (includes species list)

Boone, J. L. 1988. Birds of the Bodie Island Lighthouse Pond and the Roadside Ponds and Marshes, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, NC. CPSU Tech. Rep. No. 46. 23 pp. Abstract

Boone, J. L., and E. A. LaRue. 1987. Report on trapping at Wright Brothers Natl. Monument. 1 pp.

Boone, J. L., E. Furbish, and K. Turner. 1987. Control of Phragmites communis: Results of burning, cutting, and covering with plastic in a North Carolina salt marsh. CPSU Tech. Rep. #41. 15 pp. Article

Annual Reports

Boone, J. L. 1995. Instructions for the use of program CAPTURE. EG&G/EM Work Instructions.

Purdue, J. R., M. H. Smith, J. L. Boone, and J. C. Patton. 1994. Spatial and temporal dynamics in the genetic traits of mainland and island white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus). Grant proposal to NSF. Illinois State Museum of Natural History, 42 pp.

Boone, J. L. 1989. Control of Phragmites communis on Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Pp. 24 in S. P. Bratton (ed.). USNPS CPSU Annual Report 1988.

Boone, J. L. 1989. The response of small mammals to prescribed fire on Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Pp. 48-49 in S. P. Bratton (ed.). USNPS CPSU Annual Report 1988.

Boone, J. L. 1989. Taxonomic status of the Cumberland Island Cotton Mouse. Pp. 30 in S. P. Bratton (ed.). USNPS CPSU Annual Report 1988.

Boone, J. L. 1989. Waterfowl use of ponds on Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Pp. 24 in S. P. Bratton (ed.). USNPS CPSU Annual Report 1988.

Laerm, J., and J. L. Boone. 1988. Systematic analysis of Florida populations of the Cotton Mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus), Grant proposal. Mus. Nat. Hist, Univ. of GA. 15 pp. + Appendices.

Boone, J. L. 1988. Waterfowl use of ponds on Cape Hatteras NS. Pp. 31 in S. P. Bratton (ed.) USUSNPS CPSU Annual Report 1987. Institute of Ecology, Univ. of Georgia.

Boone, J. L. 1988. The response of small mammals to prescribed fire on Cape Hatteras NS. Pp. 30 in S. P. Bratton (ed.) USNPS CPSU Annual Report 1987. Institute of Ecology, Univ. of Georgia.

Boone, J. L. 1988. Control of Phragmites communis on Cape Hatteras NS. Pp. 40 in S. P. Bratton (ed.) USNPS CPSU Annual Report 1987. Institute of Ecology, Univ. of Georgia.

Presentations

Boone, J. L. 1997. Environmental Considerations: What we have done, and where we are going. Biosphere Modeling Abstraction and Testing Workshop. June 2-3. Las Vegas, NV

Boone, J. L. 1997. Assessing gender in free-ranging desert tortoises (Gopherus agassizii) using external morphology. April, 1997. Desert Tortoise Council, Las Vegas, Nevada. Abstract

Boone, J. L. 1996. Analyzing the analysis: Effect of sample size and temporal variation on Skalski and Robson's Impact Assessment Model. October, 1996. SAIC Technical Presentations, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Smith, M. H., J. L. Boone, and J. Novak. 1996. Correlation between morphological and genetic variance. Third Symposium on Ecological Genetics in Mammals. September, 1996. Kiel University, Germany.

Laerm, J., W. M. Ford, M. A. Menzel, T. S. McKay, and J. L. Boone. 1995. Soricid communities and habitat associations in the southern Appalachians. Symposium; Appalachian Biodiversity. June 25-29, 1995. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blackburg, VA.

Boone, J. L. 1995. Hybridization between Peromyscus gossypinus and P. leucopus: frequency, taxonomy, and conservation. Fifth Colloquium on Conservation of Mammals in the South-central United States, February 24-25, Tennessee Technical University, Cookeville, TN.

Laerm, J., W. M. Ford, M. A. Menzel, T. S. McKay, and J. L. Boone. 1995. Soricid communities in the southern Appalachians. Fifth Colloquium on Conservation of Mammals in the South-central United States, February 24-25, Tennessee Technical University, Cookeville, TN.

Boone, J. L. 1994. Taxonomic status of the Key Largo cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola). Ann. Meet. of the Am. Soc. of Mammalogists, June 18-23, Washington, D.C.

Boone, J. L. 1994. Taxonomic status of the Key Largo cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus allapaticola). 4th Colloquium on Conservation of Mammals in the South-central U.S., February 25-26, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia.

Boone, J. L. 1993. Systematics and conservation: cotton mice as an example. Southeastern Colloquium on Conservation of Mammals in South-central U.S., February 1993, Mountain View, Arkansas. Abstract

Boone, J. L., J. Laerm, and M. H. Smith. 1990. Taxonomic status of the cotton mouse (Peromyscus gossypinus anastasae) on Cumberland Island, Georgia: Implications for conservation. American Society of Mammalogists, June 9-13, Frostburg, Maryland. (poster)

Boone, J. L. 1989. Deer herd management: Sterilization is a viable option. U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, Deer Management Workshop, May 15-17, Atlanta, GA.

Grants and Awards

UGA Museum of Natural History Graduate Research Travel Award. 1993. Grant. $100.

Sigma Xi. 1991. Grant. $300 for support of Ph.D. Dissertation

American Museum of Natural History. 1990. Grant. $833 for support of MS Thesis.

Stoddard-Burleigh-Sutton Award. 1990. $500. Award. Competition among UGA graduate students for research quality.

Oak Ridge Associated Universities travel award. 1990. Grant for research-related travel funds.

 

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