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Sandra L. Talbot

Title: Research Wildlife Geneticist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7188
Fax: (907) 786-7021
Email: stalbot@usgs.gov

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Education and/or Training

Ph.D.1999University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AKBiology
M.S.1985Brigham Young University, Salt Lake City, UTZoology
B.S.1981Brigham Young University, Provo, UTRange and Wildlife Management
BFAFine Arts University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Evolutionary and population genetics of circumpolar vertebrate and plant species, conservation biology of circumpolar wildlife species.

Professional Experience

1998 - PresentResearch Geneticist (Wildlife), USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska
1997Wildlife Geneticist, Self-employed contractor
1991 - 1994Research Fellow, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska
1991 - 1994Biological Technician, USFWS, Anchorage, Alaska
1990 - 1991Teaching Assistant, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska
1987 - 1989Biological Technician, USFWS, Anchorage, Alaska
1987Veterinary Assistant, Faith Veterinary Clinic, Eagle River, Alaska
1985 - 1986Wildlife Biologist, USFWS, Nowitna NWR, Galena, Alaska
1984 - 1985Research Associate, Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon
1981 - 1984Teaching Assistant, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
1981 - 1984Editorial Assistant, Raptor research Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
1978 - 1981Research Technician, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah
1974 - 1977Morse Systems Operator, U.S. Air Force

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

Present:
Society for the Study of Evolution
Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution
Society of Systematic Biologists
The Guild of Natural Science Illustrators
The Audubon Society
Past:
The Raptor Research Foundation
The International Bear Association

Websites of Interest

Publications

Total pubs: 111

Talbot, S. L., S. A. Sonsthagen, G. K. Sage, C. M. Anderson, T. L. Maechtle, C. M. White, and J. Longmire. In Revision. Genetic variation and population substructuring in Peregrine Falcons in the southern hemisphere high latitudes. Condor. [Details]

Talbot, S. L., G. K. Sage, S. A. Sonsthagen, J. R. Gust, E. L. McClaren, D. Doyle, K. Titus, C. Flatten, F. I. Doyle, T. Swem, C. M. White, P. F. Schempf, S. Brockman, and P. Byholm. In Review. Genetic characterization of goshawks (Accipiter gentilis) of Alaska and British Columbia: Testing subspecies hypotheses. Journal of Avian Biology. [Details]

Farley, S. D., S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, R. Sinnott, and J. Coltrane. In Press. DNA evidence identifies mauling bear. Wildlife Society Bulletin. [Details]

Talbot, S. L., S. A. Sonsthagen, J. A. Pearce, and K. T. Scribner. 2015. Phylogenetics, phylogeographyc and population genetics of North American sea ducks. Studies in Avian Biology In Press. [Details]

Walker, L. R., D. S. Sikes, A. R. DeGange, S. C. Jewett, G. Michaelson, S. L. Talbot, S. S. Talbot, B. Wang, and J. C. Williams. 2014. Biological legacies: direct early ecosystem recovery and food web reorganization after a volcanic eruption in Alaska. Ecoscience 20(3):240-251. doi:10.2980/20-3-3603 [Details] [Full Publication]

Sonsthagen, S. A., K. Fales, C. V. Jay, G. K. Sage, and S. L. Talbot. 2014. Spatial variation and low diversity in the major histocompatibility complex in walrus (Odobenus rosmarus). Polar Biology 37(4):497-506. doi:10.1007/s00300-014-1450-9 [Details] [Full Publication]

Farley, S. D., S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, R. Sinnott, and J. Coltrane. 2014. Use of DNA from bite marks to determine species and individuals animals that attack humans. Wildlife Society Bulletin 38(2):370-376. doi:10.1002/wsb.391 [Details] [Full Publication]

Pearce, J. M., J. M. Eadie, J-P. L. Savard, T. K. Christensen, J. Berdeen, E. J. Taylor, S. Boyd, A. Einarsson, and S. L. Talbot. 2014. Comparative population structure of cavity-nesting sea ducks. The Auk 131(2):195-207. doi:10.1642/AUK-13-071.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Roffler, G. H., S. L. Talbot, G. Luikart, G. K. Sage, K. Pilgrim, L. G. Adams, and M. K. Schwartz. 2014. Lack of sex-biased dispersal promotes fine-scale genetic structure in alpine ungulates. Conservation Genetics 15(4):837-851. doi:10.1007/s10592-014-0583-2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Hope, A. G., S. Y. W. Ho, J. L. Malaney, J. A. Cook, and S. L. Talbot. 2014. Accounting for rate variation among lineages in comparative demographic analyses. Evolution In Press. doi:10.1111/evo.12469 [Details] [Full Publication]

White, C. M., S. A. Sonsthagen, G. K. Sage, C. M. Anderson, and S. L. Talbot. 2013. Genetic relationships among some subspecies of the Peregrine Falcon (Falco peregrinus L.), inferred from mitochondrial DNA control-region sequences. The Auk 130(1):78-87. doi:10.1525/auk.2012.11173 [Details] [Full Publication]

Hope, A. G., E. Waltari, D. C. Payer, J. A. Cook, and S. L. Talbot. 2013. Future distribution of tundra refugia in northern Alaska. Nature Climate Change. doi:10.1038/nclimate1926 [Details] [Full Publication]

Sonsthagen, S. A., G. K. Sage, M. Fowler, A. G. Hope, J. A. Cook, and S. L. Talbot. 2013. Development and characterization of 21 polymorphic microsatellite markers for the barren-ground shrew, Sorex ugyunak (Mammalia: Sorcidae), through next-generation sequencing, and cross-species amplification in the masked shrew, Sorex cinereus. Conservation Genetics Resources 5(2):315-318. doi:10.1007/s12686-012-9792-5 [Details] [Full Publication]

Sonsthagen, S. A., S. L. Talbot, R. E. Wilson, M. R. Petersen, G. V. Byrd, J. C. Williams, and K. G. McCracken. 2013. Genetic structure of the Common Eider in the Western Aleutian Islands prior to fox eradication. Condor 115(1):28-39. doi:10.1525/cond.2012.110054 [Details] [Full Publication]

Yezerinac, S., R. B. Lanctot, S. L. Talbot, and G. K. Sage. 2013. Social and genetic mating system of American Golden-Plovers. Condor 115(4):808-815. doi:10.1525/cond.2013.120081 [Details] [Full Publication]

Deardorff, E., R. A. Nofchissey, J. A. Cook, A. G. Hope, A. Tsvetkova, S. L. Talbot, and G. D. Ebel. 2013. Serological evidence of Powassan virus in mammals from Russia, Alaska and New Mexico, 2004-2007. Emerging Infectious Diseases 19(12). doi:10.3201/eid1912.130319 [Details] [Full Publication]

Campbell, M. A., G. K. Sage, J. A. López, R. L. DeWilde, and S. L. Talbot. 2013. Development and characterization of 16 polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Alaska blackfish (Esociformes: Esocidae: Dallia pectoralis). Conservation Genetics. doi:10.1007/s12686-013-0091-6 [Details] [Full Publication]

Dawson, N. G., A. G. Hope, S. L. Talbot, and J. A. Cook. 2013. A multilocus evaluation of ermine (Mustela erminea) across the Holarctic, testing hypotheses of Pleistocene diversification in response to climate change. Journal of Biogeography 41(3):464-475. doi:10.1111/jbi.12221 [Details] [Full Publication]

Bayard del Volo, S., R. T. Reynolds, S. A. Sonsthagen, S. L. Talbot, and M. F. Antolin. 2013. Phylogeography, post-glacial gene flow and population history of North American goshawks. The Auk 130(2):342-354. doi:10.1525/auk.2013.12120 [Details] [Full Publication]

Hope, A. G., N. Panter, J. A. Cook, S. L. Talbot, and D. W. Nagorsen. 2013. Multi-locus phylogeography and systematic revision of North American water shrews (genus: Sorex). Journal of Mammalogy In Press. [Details]

Sonsthagen, S. A., T. J. Coonan, B. C. Latta, G. K. Sage, and S. L. Talbot. 2012. Effect of a recent colonization on genetic diversity of a territorial raptor the Golden Eagle. Biological Conservation 146(1):116-122. doi:10.1016/j.biocon.2011.11.031 [Details] [Full Publication]

Perdue, M., J. R. Rearick, M. Reeves, K. S. Simac, G. K. Sage, and S. L. Talbot. 2012. Improvements in the use of swabs for sampling epithelial cells for population genetics analysis in amphibians. The Herpetological Journal In Press. [Details]

Sonsthagen, S. A., E. L. McClaren, F. I. Doyle, K. Titus, G. K. Sage, R. E. Wilson, J. R. Gust, and S. L. Talbot. 2012. Identification of metapopulation dynamics in Northern Goshawk of the Alexander Archipelago and coastal British Columbia. Conservation Genetics 13(4):1045-1057. doi:10.1007/s10592-012-0352-z [Details] [Full Publication]

Roffler, G. H., L. G. Adams, S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, and B. W. Dale. 2012. Range overlap and individual movements during breeding season influence genetic relationships of caribou herds in southcentral Alaska. Journal of Mammalogy 93(5):1318-1330. doi:10.1644/11-MAMM-A-275.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Sonsthagen, S. A., C. V. Jay, A. S. Fischbach, G. K. Sage, and S. L. Talbot. 2012. Spatial genetic structure and asymmetrical gene flow within the Pacific walrus. Journal of Mammalogy 93(6):1512-1524. doi:10.1644/11-MAMM-A-344.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Miller, W., S. C. Schuster, A. J. Welch, A. Ratan, O. C. Bedoya-Reina, F. Zhao, H. L. Kim, R. C. Burhans, D. I. Drautz, N. E. Wittenkindt, L. P. Tomsho, E. Ibarra-Laclette, L. Herrera-Estrella, E. Peacock, S. D. Farley, G. K. Sage, K. D. Rode, M. E. Obbard, R. Montiel, L. Bachmann, Ó. Ingólfsson, J. Aars, T. Mailund, Ø. Wiig, S. L. Talbot, and C. Lindqvist. 2012. Polar and brown bear genomes reveal ancient admixture and demographic footprints of past climate change. Proceedings: National Academy of Sciences of USA 109:14295-14296. doi:10.1073/pnas.1210506109 [Details] [Full Publication]

Sonsthagen, S. A., R. N. Rosenfield, J. Bielefeldt, R. K. Murphy, A. C. Stewart, W. E. Stout, T. G. Driscoll, M. A. Bozek, B. L. Sloss, and S. L. Talbot. 2012. Genetic and morphological divergence among Cooper's Hawk (Accipiter cooperii) populations breeding in north-central and western North America. The Auk 129(3):427-437. doi:10.1525/auk.2012.11166 [Details] [Full Publication]

Pearce, J. M., A. R. DeGange, P. L. Flint, T. F. Fondell, D. D. Gustine, L. E. Holland-Bartels, A. G. Hope, J. W. Hupp, J. C. Koch, J. A. Schmutz, S. L. Talbot, D. H. Ward, and M. E. Whalen. 2012. Changing Arctic Ecosystems - Measuring and forecasting the response of Alaska's terrestrial ecosystem to a warming climate. USGS Fact Sheet 2012-3144, 4 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Hope, A. G., K. A. Speer, J. R. Demboski, S. L. Talbot, and J. A. Cook. 2012. A climate for speciation: Rapid spatial diversification among the Sorex cinereus complex of shrews. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 64(3):671-684. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.05.021 [Details] [Full Publication]

Hope, A. G., N. Takebayashi, K. E. Galbreath, S. L. Talbot, and J. A. Cook. 2012. Temporal, spatial, and ecological dynamics of speciation among amphi-Beringian small mammals. Journal of Biogeography 40(3):415-429. doi:10.1111/jbi.12056 [Details] [Full Publication]

Dial, C. R., S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, M. Seidensticker, and D. W. Holt. 2012. Cross-species amplification of microsatellite markers in the Great Horned Owl Bubo virginianus, Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus and Snowy Owl B. scandiacus for use in population genetics, individual identification and parentage studies. Yamashina Institute for Ornithology 44:1-12. [Details]

Gangoso, L., M. Alcaide, J. M. Grande, J. Muñoz, S. L. Talbot, S. A. Sonsthagen, G. K. Sage, and J. Figuerola. 2012. Colonizing the world in spite of reduced MHC variation. Journal of Environmental Biology 25(7):1438-1447. doi:10.1111/j.1420-9101.2012.02529.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Williams, I., B. M. Guzzetti, J. R. Gust, G. K. Sage, R. E. Gill, Jr., T. L. Tibbitts, S. A. Sonsthagen, and S. L. Talbot. 2012. Polymorphic microsatellite loci identified through development and cross-species amplification within shorebirds (Charadriidae and Scolopacidae). Journal of Ornithology 153(2):593-601. doi:10.1007/s10336-011-0811-1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Toussaint, R. K., D. Scheel, G. K. Sage, and S. L. Talbot. 2012. Nuclear and mitochondrial markers reveal evidence for genetically segregated cryptic speciation in giant Pacific octopuses from Prince William Sound, Alaska. Conservation Genetics 13:1483-1497. doi:10.1007/s10592-012-0392-4 [Details]

Harding, A. M. A., J. Welcker, H. Steen, K. C. Hamer, A. S. Kitaysky, J. Fort, S. L. Talbot, N. J. Karnovsky, G. W. Gabrielsen, and D. Grémillet. 2011. Adverse foraging conditions may impact body mass and survival of a high Arctic seabird. Oecologia 167:49-59. doi:10.1007/s00442-011-1971-7 [Details] [Full Publication]

Booms, T., S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, B. J. McCaffery, K. G. McCracken, and P. F. Schempf. 2011. Nest-site fidelity and dispersal of gyrfalcons estimated by noninvasive genetic sampling. Condor 113(4):768-778. doi:10.1525/cond.2011.100178 [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. L., A. Palmer, G. K. Sage, S. A. Sonsthagen, T. Swem, D. Brimm, and C. M. White. 2011. Lack of genetic polymorphism among Peregrine Falcons of Fiji. Journal of Avian Biology 42:415-428. [Details]

Sonsthagen, S. A., S. L. Talbot, K. T. Scribner, and K. G. McCracken. 2011. Multilocus phylogeography and population structure of Common Eiders breeding in North America and Scandinavia. Journal of Biogeography 38:1368-1380. [Details]

Weckworth, B. V., N. G. Dawson, S. L. Talbot, M. Flamme, and J. A. Cook. 2011. Going coastal: Shared evolutionary history between coastal British Columbia and Alexander Archipelago wolves (Canis lupus). PLoS One 6:e19582. [Details]

Sonsthagen, S. A., T. J. Coonan, B. C. Latta, G. K. Sage, and S. L. Talbot. 2011. Genetic structure of a recently colonized and subsequently translocated population of Golden Eagle on the Channel Islands. Biological Conservation. [Details]

Hope, A. G., E. Waltari, V. B. Fedorov, A. V. Goropashnaya, S. L. Talbot, and J. A. Cook. 2011. Persistence and diversification of the Holarctic shrew, Sorex tundrensis (Family Soricidae), in response to climate change. Molecular Ecology 20(20):4346-4370. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05226.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Toussaint, R. K., G. K. Sage, S. L. Talbot, and D. Scheel. 2011. Microsatellite marker isolation and development for the giant Pacific octopus (Enteroctopus dofleini). Conservation Genetics 4:545-548. doi:10.1007/s12686-011-9588-z [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., W. B. Schofield, S. L. Talbot, and F. J. A. Daniëls. 2010. Vegetation of eastern Unalaska Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Botany 88(4):366-388. doi:10.1139/B09-113 [Details] [Full Publication]

Lindqvist, C., S. C. Schuster, Y. Sun, S. L. Talbot, J. Qi, A. Ratan, L. P. Tomsho, L. Kasson, E. Zeyl, J. Aars, W. Miller, Ó. Ingólfsson, L. Bachmann, and Ø. Wiig. 2010. Complete mitochondrial genome of a Pleistocene jawbone unveils the origin of polar bear. Proceedings: National Academy of Sciences of USA 107 5053-5057. doi:10.1073/pnas.0914266107 [Details] [Full Publication]

Weckworth, B. V., S. L. Talbot, and J. A. Cook. 2010. Phylogeography of wolves (Canis lupus) in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Mammalogy 91(2):363-375. doi:10.1644/09-MAMM-A-036.1 [Details] [Full Publication]

Sonsthagen, S. A., S. L. Talbot, R. B. Lanctot, and K. G. McCracken. 2010. Do common eiders nest in kin groups? Microgeographic genetic structure in a philopatric sea duck. Molecular Ecology 2010(19):647-657. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2009.04495.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, and L. R. Walker. 2010. Post-eruption legacy effects and their implications for long-term recovery of the vegetation on Kasatochi Volcano, Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 42(3):285-296. doi:10.1657/1938-4246-42.3.285 [Details] [Full Publication]

Hull, J. M., D. P. Mindell, S. L. Talbot, E. H. Kay, H. E. Hoekstra, and H. B. Ernest. 2010. Population structure and plumage polymorphism: The intraspecific evolutionary relationships of a polymorphic raptor, Buteo jamaicensis harlani. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2010 10:244. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-10-224 [Details] [Full Publication]

Johnson, J. A., S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, K. K. Burnham, J. W. Brown, T. L. Maechtle, W. S. Seegar, M. A. Yates, B. Anderson, and D. P. Mindell. 2010. The Use of Genetics for the Management of a Recovering Population: Temporal Assessment of Migratory Peregrine Falcons in North America. PLoS One 5(11):e14042. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0014042 [Details] [Full Publication]

Handel, C. M., L. M. Pajot, S. M. Matsuoka, C. R. Van Hemert, J. Terenzi, S. L. Talbot, D. M. Mulcahy, C. U. Meteyer, and K. A. Trust. 2010. Epizootic of beak deformities among wild birds in Alaska: An emerging disease in North America?. The Auk 127(4):882-898. [Details] [Full Publication]

Sonsthagen, S. A., S. L. Talbot, R. B. Lanctot, and K. G. McCracken. 2010. Do waterfowl nest in kin groups? Microgeographic structure in a philopatric seaduck. Molecular Ecology 19:647-657. [Details]

Harding, A. M. A., A. S. Kitaysky, M. E. Hall, J. Welcker, N. J. Karnovsky, S. L. Talbot, K. C. Hamer, and D. Grémillet. 2009. Flexibility in the parental effort of an arctic-breeding seabird. Functional Ecology 23(2):348-358. [Details] [Full Publication]

Sonsthagen, S. A., S. L. Talbot, R. B. Lanctot, K. T. Scribner, and K. G. McCracken. 2009. Hierarchical spatial genetic structure of common eiders (Somateria mollissima) breeding along a migratory corridor. The Auk 126(4):744-754. doi:10.1525/auk.2009.08224 [Details] [Full Publication]

Harding, A. M. A., A. S. Kitaysky, M. E. Hall, J. Welcker, N. J. Karnovsky, S. L. Talbot, K. C. Hamer, and D. Grémillet. 2009. Impacts of experimentally increased foraging effort on the family: Offspring sex matters. Animal Behaviour 78(2):321-328. doi:10.1016/j.anbehav.2009.05.009 [Details] [Full Publication]

Cronin, M. A., S. C. Amstrup, S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, and K. S. Amstrup. 2009. Genetic variation, relatedness, and effective population size of polar bears (Ursus maritimus) in the southern Beaufort Sea, Alaska. Journal of Heredity 100:681-690. [Details]

Mulard, H., E. Danchin, S. L. Talbot, A. M. Ramey, S. A. Hatch, J. F. White, F. Helfenstein, and R. H. Wagner. 2009. Evidence that pairing with genetically similar mates is maladaptive in a monogamous bird. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9:147-158. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-147 [Details] [Full Publication]

Wyllie-Echeverria, S., S. L. Talbot, and J. R. Rearick. 2009. Genetic structure and diversity of Zostera marina (eelgrass) in the San Juan Archipelago, Washington, USA. Estuaries and Coasts 33(4):811-827. doi:10.1007/s12237-009-9243-z [Details] [Full Publication]

Jackson, J. V., S. L. Talbot, and S. D. Farley. 2008. Genetic characterization of Kenai brown bears (Ursus arctos): Microsatellite and mitochondrial DNA control region variation in brown bears of the Kenai Peninsula, south central Alaska. Canadian Journal of Zoology 86(7):756-764. doi:10.1139/Z08-043 [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S. and S. L. Talbot. 2008. Meadow and low shrub vegetation of Tuxedni Wilderness Area, Alaska. Abhandlungen aus dem Westfalischen Museum fur Naturkunde 70(3/4):367-378. [Details]

Guzzetti, B. M., S. L. Talbot, D. F. Tessler, V. A. Gill, and E. C. Murphy. 2008. Secrets in the eyes of Black Oystercatchers: A new sexing technique. Journal of Field Ornithology 79(2):215-223. [Details] [Full Publication]

Fischbach, A. S., C. V. Jay, J. V. Jackson, L. W. Andersen, G. K. Sage, and S. L. Talbot. 2008. Molecular method for determining sex of walruses. Journal of Wildlife Management 72(8):1808-1812. doi:10.2193/2007-413 [Details] [Full Publication]

Roffler, G. H., L. G. Adams, G. Luikart, G. K. Sage, R. Schwanke, M. K. Schwartz, S. L. Talbot, and K. Pilgrim. 2008. Development of a technique to extract DNA from Dall's sheep feces. Proceedings: North American Wild Sheep and Goat Council 16th Biennial Symposium, April 27-May 1, 2008. [Details]

Sonsthagen, S. A., S. L. Talbot, and K. G. McCracken. 2007. Genetic characterization of Common Eiders (Somateria mollissima) breeding in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska. Condor 109(4):879-894. doi:10.1650/0010-5422(2007)109[878:GCOCEB]2.0.CO;2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Pearce, J. M. and S. L. Talbot. 2006. Demography, genetics, and the value of mixed messages. Condor 108(2):474-479. doi:10.1650/0010-5422(2006)108[474:DGATVO]2.0.CO;2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. L. 2006. Molecular population genetics and systematics of Alaskan brown bear (Ursus arctos L.). Dissertation, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, USA. [Details]

Muñiz-Salazar, R., S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, D. H. Ward, and A. Cabello-Pasini. 2006. Genetic structure of eelgrass Zostera marina meadows in an embayment with restricted water flow. Marine Ecology Progress Series 309:107-116. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. L., S. Wyllie-Echeverria, D. H. Ward, J. R. Rearick, G. K. Sage, B. Chesney, and R. C. Phillips. 2006. Genetic characterization of Zostera asiatica on the Pacific Coast of North America. Aquatic Botany 85(3):169-176. doi:10.1016/j.aquabot.2006.03.011 [Details] [Full Publication]

Handel, C. M., L. M. Pajot, S. L. Talbot, and G. K. Sage. 2006. Use of buccal swabs for sampling DNA from nestling and adult birds. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4):1094-1100. doi:10.2193/0091-7648(2006)34[1094%3AUOBSFS]2.0.CO%3B2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, and W. B. Schofield. 2006. Vascular flora of Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, westernmost Alaska Peninsula, Alaska. Rhodora 108(935):249-293. doi:10.3119/0035-4902(2006)108[249:VFOINW]2.0.CO;2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Roffler, G. H., L. G. Adams, S. L. Talbot, and G. K. Sage. 2006. Evaluating the genetic relationships of the Mentasta and Nelchina caribou herds in Southcentral Alaska. Proceedings: 11th North American Caribou Conference, 23-27 April, 2006. [Details]

Weckworth, B. V., S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, D. K. Person, and J. A. Cook. 2005. A signal for independent coastal and continental histories among North American wolves. Molecular Ecology 14(4):917-931. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02461.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Pearce, J. M., S. L. Talbot, M. R. Petersen, and J. R. Rearick. 2005. Limited genetic differentiation among breeding, molting, and wintering groups of the threatened Steller's eiders: The role of historic and contemporary factors. Conservation Genetics 6(5):743-757. doi:10.1007/s10592-005-9034-4 [Details] [Full Publication]

Muñiz-Salazar, R., S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, D. H. Ward, and A. Cabello-Pasini. 2005. Population genetic structure of annual and perennial populations of Zostera marina L. along the Pacific coast of Baja California and the Gulf of California. Molecular Ecology 14(3):711-722. doi:10.1111/j.1365-294X.2005.02454.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, and F. J. A. Daniëls. 2005. Comparative phytosociological investigation of subalpine alder thickets in southwestern Alaska and the North Pacific. Phytocoenologia 35(4):727-759. doi:10.1127/0340-269X/2005/0035-0727 [Details] [Full Publication]

DeGange, A. R., K. L. Oakley, G. V. Irvine, G. Mayfield, S. A. Frenzel, J. Trawicki, D. Lassuy, D. Woodson, S. L. Talbot, and J. K. Wenburg. 2005. Future Challenges Project. Report on the the Regional Workshop for Alaska, Washington, Idaho and Oregon, 1-2 June 2005, Anchorage, Alaska, 62 p. [Details]

Talbot, S. L., J. R. Gust, G. K. Sage, A. S. Fischbach, K. S. Amstrup, W. Leacock, and L. Van Daele. 2005. Genetic characterization of brown bears of the Kodiak Archipelago. Final Report to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska, 87 p. [Details]

Sonsthagen, S. A., S. L. Talbot, and C. M. White. 2004. Gene flow and genetic characterization of Northern Goshawks breeding in Utah. Condor 106(4):826-836. [Details] [Full Publication]

Pearce, J. M., S. L. Talbot, B. J. Pierson, M. R. Petersen, K. T. Scribner, D. L. Dickson, and A. Mosbech. 2004. Lack of spatial genetic structure among nesting and wintering king eiders. Condor 106(2):229-240. [Details] [Full Publication]

Daniëls, F. J. A., S. S. Talbot, S. L. Talbot, and W. B. Schofield. 2004. Phytosociological study of the dwarf shrub heath of Simeonof Wilderness, Shumagin Islands, Southwestern Alaska. Phytocoenologia 34(3):465-489. doi:10.1127/0340-269X/2004/0034-0465 [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. L., J. R. Gust, G. K. Sage, R. E. Gill, Jr., T. L. Tibbitts, R. B. Lanctot, and B. J. McCaffery. 2004. Population differentiation of breeding Bristle-thighed Curlews (Numenius tahitiensis). USGS Unpublished Report. [Details]

Schofield, W. B., S. S. Talbot, and S. L. Talbot. 2004. Bryophytes from Simeonof Island in the Shumagin Islands, southwestern Alaska. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 95:155-198. [Details]

Erpenbeck, D., A. L. Knowlton, S. L. Talbot, R. C. Highsmith, and R. W. M. Van Soest. 2003. A molecular comparison of Alaskan and North East Atlantic Halicondria panicea (Pallas 1766)(Porifera: Demospongiae). Pages 319-325 in Proceedings: Mus. Inst. Biol. Univ. Genova 68 [Details]

Scribner, K. T., S. L. Talbot, J. M. Pearce, B. J. Pierson, K. S. Bollinger, and D. V. Derksen. 2003. Phylogeography of Canada Geese (Branta canadensis) in western North America. The Auk 120(3):889-907. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. L., J. M. Pearce, B. J. Pierson, D. V. Derksen, and K. T. Scribner. 2003. Molecular status of the Dusky Canada Goose (Branta canadensis occidentalis): A genetic assessment of a translocation effort. Conservation Genetics 4(3):367-381. doi:10.1023/A:1024041702616 [Details] [Full Publication]

Knowlton, A. L., B. J. Pierson, S. L. Talbot, and R. C. Highsmith. 2003. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite loci in the intertidal sponge Halichondria panicea. Molecular Ecology 3(4):560-562. doi:10.1046/j.1471-8286.2003.00511.x [Details] [Full Publication]

Schofield, W. B., S. S. Talbot, and S. L. Talbot. 2002. Bryophytes from Tuxedni Wilderness Area, Alaska. Journal of the Hattori Botanical Laboratory 92:91-123. [Details]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, J. W. Thomson, F. J. A. Daniëls, and W. B. Schofield. 2002. Lichens from Simeonof Wilderness, Shumagin Island, Southwestern Alaska. Bryologist 105(1):111-121. doi:10.1639/0007-2745(2002)105[0111:LFSWSI]2.0.CO;2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. L. and S. S. Talbot. 2002. A new population of Aleutian shield fern (Polystichum aleuticum C. Christens) on Adak Island. American Fern Journal 92(4):288-293. [Details] [Full Publication]

Scribner, K. T., M. R. Petersen, R. L. Fields, S. L. Talbot, J. M. Pearce, and R. K. Chesser. 2001. Sex-biased gene flow in Spectacled Eiders (Anatidae): infereces from molecular markers with contrasting modes of inheritance. Evolution 55(10):2105-2115. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, J. W. Thomson, and W. B. Schofield. 2001. Lichens from St. Matthew and St. Paul Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska. Bryologist 104(1):47-58. doi:10.1639/0007-2745(2001)104[0047%3ALFSMAS]2.0.CO%3B2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Pearce, J. M., B. J. Pierson, S. L. Talbot, D. V. Derksen, D. K. Kraege, and K. T. Scribner. 2000. A genetic evaluation of morphology used to identify harvested Canada geese. Journal of Wildlife Management 64(3):863-874. [Details] [Full Publication]

Pierson, B. J., J. M. Pearce, S. L. Talbot, G. F. Shields, and K. T. Scribner. 2000. Molecular genetic status of Aleutian Canada geese from Buldir and the Semidi Islands, Alaska. Condor 102(1):172-180. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, J. W. Thomson, and W. B. Schofield. 2000. Lichens of Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, westernmost Alaska Peninsula. Bryologist 103(2):379-389. doi:10.1639/0007-2745(2000)103[0379%3ALOINWR]2.0.CO%3B2 [Details] [Full Publication]

Lanctot, R. B., B. Goatcher, K. T. Scribner, S. L. Talbot, B. J. Pierson, D. Esler, and D. Zwiefelhofer. 1999. Harlequin duck recovery from the Exxon Valdez oil spill: a population genetics perspective. The Auk 116(3):781-791. [Details] [Full Publication]

Daniëls, F. J. A., S. S. Talbot, S. L. Talbot, and W. B. Schofield. 1998. Geobotanical aspects of Simeonof Island, Shumagin Islands, southwestern Alaska. Ber. d. Reinh.-Tüxen-Ges. 10:125-138. [Details]

Waits, L. P., S. L. Talbot, R. H. Ward, and G. F. Shields. 1998. Mitochondrial DNA phylogeography of the North American brown bear and implications for conservation. Conservation Biology 12(4):408-417. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, J. W. Thomson, and W. B. Schofield. 1997. Lichens of Adak Island, central Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Bryologist 100(2):241-250. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. L. and G. F. Shields. 1996. A phylogeny of the bears inferred from complete sequences of three mitochondrial genes. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 5(3):567-575. doi:10.1006/mpev.1996.0051 [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. L. and G. F. Shields. 1996. Phylogeography of brown bears (Ursus arctos) of Alaska and paraphyly within the Ursdiae. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 5(3):477-494. doi:10.1006/mpev.1996.0044 [Details] [Full Publication]

Heaton, T. H., S. L. Talbot, and G. F. Shields. 1996. An ice age refugium for large mammals in the Alexander Archipelago, southeastern Alaska. Quaternary Research 46(2):186-192. doi:10.1006/qres.1996.0058 [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot (Looman), S. J., D. L. Shirley, and C. M. White. 1996. Productivity, food habits and associated variables of barn owls utilizing nest boxes in north central Utah. Great Basin Naturalist 56:73-84. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, and S. L. Welsh. 1995. Botanical reconnaissance of the Tuxedni Wilderness Area, Alaska. U. S. Department of the Interior, National Biological Service, Washington, D.C. USGS Biological Science Report 6, 41 p. [Details]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, and W. B. Schofield. 1995. Contribution toward an understanding of Polystichum aleuticum C. Chr. on Adak Island, central Aleutian Islands, Alaska. American Fern Journal 85(3):83-88. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S. and S. L. Talbot. 1994. Numerical classification of the coastal vegetation of Attu Island, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Journal of Vegetation Science 5(6):867-876. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, and J. W. Thomson. 1992. Lichens of Tuxedni Wilderness Area, Alaska. Bryologist 95(1):20-30. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, and J. W. Thomson. 1992. Lichens of Attu Island, Alaska. Bryologist 94(4):421-426. [Details] [Full Publication]

Talbot, S. S., S. L. Talbot, and J. W. Thomson. 1990. Contribution to the knowledge of the lichen flora of Hagemeister Island, Bering Sea, Alaska. Evansia 7:49-53. [Details]

Talbot, S. S., S. J. Looman (Talbot), and S. L. Welsh. 1988. Cicuta bulbifera L. (Umbelliferae) in Alaska. Great Basin Naturalist 48:382. [Details]

Looman (Talbot), S. J. 1985. Productivity, food habits and sexing of barn owls in Utah. Thesis, Brigham Young University, Provo, USA. [Details]

Looman (Talbot), S. J., D. A. Boyce, C. M. White, D. L. Shirley, and W. M. Mader. 1985. Use of ultralight aircraft for raptor nesting surveys. Wildlife Society Bulletin 13(4):539-543. [Details] [Full Publication]

Barrett, B. A., C. L. Jorgensen, and S. J. Looman (Talbot). 1985. Foraging recruitment by the Giant Tropical Ant Paraponera clavata (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pan Pacific Entomology 16:334-338. [Details]

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