SEC/ESA Odum Award Winners

Southeastern Chapter of the
Ecological Society of America
Odum Award Winners

Year Name Institution Paper Title
2004 Nicole M. Hughes Appalachian State University Functional role of anthocyanins in high light winter leaves of the evergreen herb, Galax urceolata
2004 Christopher Winne Savannah River Ecology Laboratory  Daily activity patterns of whiptail lizards (Squamata: Teiidae: Aspidoscelis): a proximate response to environmental conditions or an endogenous rhythm?
2003 Stephanie B. Jeffries North Carolina State University How do short rotations and intensive management affect plant communities in a loblolly pine (Pinus taeda) plantation?
2002 Jason D. Riddle Appalachian State University Short-term effects of wildfire on breeding bird communities in Southern Appalachian old-growth/pre-settlement forests
2001 Lynsey Rowland Peterson Furman University Spread of metals through an invertebrate food chain as influenced by a nickel-hyperaccumulating plant, Alyssum pintodasilvae
2000 Ken Fortino Appalachian State University Crayfish distributions and predatory fish: Is there a connection?
2000 Karen. E. Geissinger Appalachian State University Grazing influences on species diversity and new primary production in a southern Appalachian wet meadow.
1999 Travis J. Ryan Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and University of Missouri Growth, metamorphosis, and maturation in a salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum) with a life cycle polymorphism.
1998 Andrew Bridges Savannah River Ecology Laboratory Temporal variation in anuran behavior: Implications for calling surveys and populations assessment.
1997 Samara Haize East Carolina University The distribution of seedlings of the Great Lakes Endemic Cirsium pitcheri.
1996 Jonathon L. Horton Appalachian State University Photosynthetic responses of Microstegium vimineum, a C4, shade-adapted grass, to variable light environments.
1995 John M. Young University of Tennessee The genetic architecture and ecology of cliff-side northern white cedar (Thuja occidentalis L.) from its southern disjunct range.
1994 Christine E. Conn Old Dominion University Nitrogen dynamics of root decomposition in response to nitrogen availability gradients.
1993 C. Neal Stewart, Jr. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Phylogeny of cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) populations from random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) data.
1992 Robert U. Fischer Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and University of South Carolina The effects of acute and chronic perturbation from a nuclear production reactor on bluegill morphology.
1991 Scott Franklin Southern Illinois University Ordination of compositionally-stable communities of Land Between the Lakes, Kentucky and Tennessee.
1990 Anton D. Tucker Savannah River Ecology Laboratory and University of Georgia Natural selection for random nest distribution in the leatherback turtle, Dermochelys coriacea.
1989 Steven Broyles University of Georgia Inflorescence size and reproductive success in milkweeds: Evidence against the pollen donation hypothesis.
1988 Caroline J. Wilczynski University of North Carolina Small scale disturbance and seedling dynamics of two species of Hieracium in an old field.
1987 Robyne R. Lau Virginia Commonwealth University The effect of integration on the water relations and survivorship of a clonal understory herb.
1986 Gary P. Shaffer Louisiana State University Extracting information from ecosystems containing high spatial and temporal variability: Benthic microfloral productivity
1985 Marina C. Jovanovich University of Alabama at Birmingham Effects of body lipids, carbohydrates, and temperature on uptake and depuration of anthracene by the clam, Rangia cuneata, in Mobile Bay, Alabama.
Updated December 10, 2004