Martha Mather, Associate Professor
Assistant Unit Leader, Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
204B Leasure Hall
Lab website: http://www.k-state.edu/kscfwru/Mather/Index.html
EducationPh.D., 1990, The Ohio State University. Zoology.
Area(s) of Specialization
Fish ecology, aquatic community ecology
Waldman, J., K. Wilson, M. E. Mather, N. P. Snyder. 2016. Can resilience theory help guide restoration of anadromous fishes? Fisheries 41:3, 116-126.
Kennedy, C. G., M. E. Mather, J. M. Smith, J. T. Finn, L. A. Deegan. 2016. Discontinuities concentrate mobile predators: Quantifying organism-environment interactions at a seascape scale. Ecosphere 7(2):e01226. 10.1002/ecs2.1226.
McMullin, S. L, V. DiCenzo, R. Essig, C. Bonds, R. DeBruyne, M. Kaemingk, M. Mather, C. Myrick, Q. Phelps, T. Sutton, J. Triplett. Are we preparing the next generation of fisheries professionals to succeed in their careers? A survey of AFS members. Fisheries.(Accepted)
Fencl J. S., M. E. Mather, K. B. Costigan, and M. D. Daniels. 2015. How big of an effect do small dams have?; Using geomorphological footprints to quantify spatial impact of low-head dams and identify patterns of across-dam variation. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0141210. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0141210
Caldas, M., M. Sanderson, M. Mather, M. Daniels, J. Bergtold, J. Aistrup, J. Heier Stamm, D. Haukos, K. Douglas-Mankin, A. Sheshukov, and D. Lopez-Carr. 2015. Opinion: Incorporating culture in sustainability science research and policy. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 112: 8157–8159.
Smith, J. M., S. P. Wells, M. E. Mather, R. M. Muth. 2014. Fish biodiversity sampling in stream ecosystems: a process for evaluating the appropriate types and amount of gear. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 24 338–350.
Smith JM, Mather ME. 2013. Beaver dams maintain native fish biodiversity by increasing habitat heterogeneity throughout a low-gradient stream network. Freshwater Biology 58: 1523-1538.