GRSM Most Recent Research Permits

as of 22 February, 2019

Study #, STUDY_TITLE, First Name, Last Name, Institution, PERMIT_ID, Expir. Date, Type

Fire Impacts and Effects

GRSM-02038, Overstory Mortality Effects on Fuel Accumulation from the Fall 2016 Chimney Tops 2 Wildfire, Donald Hagan, Clemson University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2038, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01299, Effects of Fire on Pathogens and Mycorrhizae Associated with Forest Trees and Woody Vegetation in Fire Damaged Areas of Great Smoky Mountains Using Illumina Sequencing and Field Plot Collecting of Fleshy Fungi, Richard Baird, Mississippi State University, GRSM-2018-SCI-1299, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01094, Wildfire Effects on Salamander Populations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bill Peterman, Ohio State University, pending, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02027, Evaluating the Effects of 2016 Wildfires on Soil Invertebrates in the Southern Appalachians, Mac Callaham, USDA Forest Service, pending, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02003, Effects of the 2016 Chimney Tops 2 Wildfire on Stream Salamander Abundance and Diversity, Benjamin Fitzpatrick, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-2003, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01294, A Survey of Post-Fire Ascomycete and Basidiomycete Fungi in an Eastern Deciduous Forest, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-1294, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02379, Post-fire Endophyte/Mycorrhizal Study in Table Mountain Pine Burn Areas, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-2379, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02051, Determining the Uptake and Export of Pyrogenic C via an In-Stream Tracer Experiment from Natural Carbon Sources. Michael San Clements, University of Colorado, GRSM-2018-SCI-2051, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02024, Are There Non-additive Effects of Fire and Urbanization on Soil Properties and Plant Community Assembly and Functional Traits? Jennifer Schweitzer, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-2024, 12/31/2019, research

Water, Fish, and Stream Life

GRSM-00050, Monitoring of Rare Fish Species in Abrams Creek, Pat Rakes, Conservation Fisheries, Inc., GRSM-2018-SCI-0050, 12/31/2020, monitoring

GRSM-02051, Determining the Uptake and Export of Pyrogenic C via an In-Stream Tracer Experiment from Natural Carbon Sources. Michael San Clements, University of Colorado, GRSM-2018-SCI-2051, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01136, Southeastern Monitoring Network (SEMN)--Cataloochee Creek Site, Steven Beaty, North Carolina Department of Natural Resources, GRSM-2018-SCI-1136, 12/31/2020, monitoring

GRSM-01136, Climate Change Sentinel Monitoring--Southeastern Monitoring Network (SEMN), Jon Mollish, Tennessee Valley Authority, GRSM-2018-SCI-0003, 12/31/2020, monitoring

GRSM-02070, Long-term Population Analyses and Microhabitat Selection in Fishes of Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Gary Grossman, University of Georgia, GRSM-2019-SCI-2070, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00266, Anti-degradation Stream Monitoring near Highway 321 East of Gatlinburg, Larry Everett, TN Department of Environment and Conservation, GRSM-2017-SCI-0266, 12/31/2019, management

GRSM-01171, Search for Undocumented Odonata, Larry Everett, TN Department of Environment and Conservation, GRSM-2017-SCI-1171, 12/31/2019, inventory

GRSM-02362, Assessment of Benthic Macroinvertebrate Response to Antimycin during Brook Trout Restoration in Little Cataloochee Creek, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Keith Gibbs, Tennessee Tech University, GRSM-2017-SCI-2362, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00341, Turbellaria Flatworm Diversity in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Environmental Factors of Distribution, Benny Glasgow, Discover Life in America, GRSM-2018-SCI-0341, 12/31/2018, inventory

GRSM-01257, Great Smoky Mountain National Park Monitoring Wells: Proposed Inclusion into the North Carolina Statewide Monitoring Well Network, Susan Laughinghouse, NC Department of Water Resources, GRSM-2015-SCI-1257, 12/31/2019, monitoring

GRSM-01208, NEON Aquatic Characterization and Operations (AOS), Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-9208, 12/31/2020, research

GRSM-01208, Installation and Operation of Overhead Support Systems for In-Stream Sensors and Location Shift of Staff Gauge and S2 Level Troll, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-1208, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01118, Stream Monitoring Information Exchange - volunteer benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring, Gracia O'Neill, Environmental Quality Institute, GRSM-2017-SCI-1118, 12/31/2020, management

GRSM-02062, Cades Cove Stream Restoration Project Prospectus Data Collection, Will Stanley, Tennessee Stream Mitigation Program, GRSM-2018-SCI-2062, 12/31/2018, management

GRSM-01070, Characterization of Ecological Conditions at USGS Hydrologic Benchmark Network Sites, Jeffrey Riley, USGS, GRSM-2017-SCI-1070, 12/31/2019, monitoring

GRSM-02008, Forecasting Climate Change Vulnerability for Fish Diversity in Southern Appalachia, Matthew Troia, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-2008, 12/31/2020, research

Soils and Land Ecology

GRSM-01166, Scale-dependent Feedbacks among Protected Areas and Surrounding Socio-ecological Systems, Clare Aslan, Northern Arizona University, GRSM-2019-SCI-1166, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01161, Soil Respiration Monitoring, Gar Secrist, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2017-SCI-1161, 12/31/2020, education

GRSM-01169, Application of Kinematic and Statistical Data Driven Methods for Landslide Risk Assessment of West Prong Little Pigeon River Watershed, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Arpita Nandi, East Tennessee State University, GRSM-2018-SCI-1169, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02024, Are There Non-additive Effects of Fire and Urbanization on Soil Properties and Plant Community Assembly and Functional Traits? Jennifer Schweitzer, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-2024, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02061, Resolving Controls on Lignin Decomposition at the Continental Scale to Reconcile Classical and Modern Paradigms of Soil Organic Matter, Steven Hall, Iowa State University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2061, 12/31/2020, research

Plants

GRSM-02038, Overstory Mortality Effects on Fuel Accumulation from the Fall 2016 Chimney Tops 2 Wildfire, Donald Hagan, Clemson University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2038, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02066, Sampling and Genome Re-Sequencing of Natural American Chestnut Populations, Benjamin Jarrett, American Chestnut Foundation, GRSM-2019-SCI-2066, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02047, Demography and Genetic Diversity of Ramp (Allium tricoccum) Populations in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Matt Estep, Appalachian State University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2047, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02053, Genetic Diversity of Blue Ridge Catchfly (Silene ovata) Populations in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Matt Estep, Appalachian State University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2053, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00003, Primeval forest dynamics along the elevation gradient in the Great Smoky Mountains, Richard Busing, North Carolina Botanical Garden, GRSM-2017-SCI-0003, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01239, An Evaluation of Plant Communities and Habitat Quality Following Tall Fescue Eradication, Craig Harper, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2015-SCI-1238, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00867, Spatial structure of Trillium catesbaei populations in Cades Cove and Whiteoak Sink, Michael Jenkins, Purdue University, GRSM-2017-SCI-0867, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01202, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Coarse Downed Wood, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2018-SCI-1202, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-01202, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Plant Diversity, Vegetation Structure, Phenology, Litterfall, and Leaf Area Index, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2015-SCI-1202, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00461, US Forest Service Southern Research Station Forest Inventory & Analysis, Angie Rowe, USDA Forest Service, GRSM-2015-SCI-0461, 12/31/2019, management

GRSM-00414, Long-term vegetation dynamics in a Great Smoky Mountains NP plot, Erin Tripp, University of Colorado, GRSM-2018-SCI-0414, 12/31/2020, research

GRSM-01077, Phenology Monitoring in the Smokies, Paul E. Super, National Park Service, GRSM-2019-SCI-1077, 12/31/2020, monitoring

Mammals

GRSM-01253, The Effect of Winter Emergence and Foraging on the Susceptibility of Southeastern Bats to Pseudogymnoascus destructans: Implications for Conservation and Management, Riley Bernard, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2016-SCI-1253, 5/27/2019, research

GRSM-02039, A Multidisciplinary Approach to a Spatially and Temporally Explicit Model of Vertebrate Ecosystem Community Structure Using Carrion Insects, Christine Picard, Indiana University/Purdue University, Indianapolis, GRSM-2019-SCI-2039, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02009, Genetic Characterization of Feral Swine in Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Timothy Smyser, USGS, GRSM-2018-SCI-2009, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01233, Otter Spotter in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gar Secrist, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2018-SCI-1233, 12/31/2020, monitoring

GRSM-02007, North Carolina’s Candid Critters: A Statewide Camera Trap Survey, Roland Kays, North Caroilna State University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2007, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01204, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Small Mammal and Rodent-borne Pathogen Sampling, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2016-SCI-9204, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02030, Using GPS Collars to Track Elk Movements Near Major Highways Adjacent to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Ron Sutherland, Wildlands Network, GRSM-2017-SCI-2030, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01180, Bat Chat: Using Echolocation to Determine WNS Effects, Alexis Valentine, Gatlinburg Pittman High School, GRSM-2018-SCI-1180, 12/31/2019--extended, research

GRSM-00851, Bat Hibernacula Monitoring and White-Nose Syndrome Surveillance, Katherine Caldwell, GRSM-2019-SCI-0851, 2/28/2019, monitoring

GRSM-02026, Investigating Fall Swarming and Spring Staging by Indiana Bat and Tricolored Bat in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Emma Willcox, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-2026, 12/31/2019, research

Land Insects, Spiders, etc.

GRSM-00069, Discover Life in America Volunteer Project Teams for the ATBI, Todd Witcher, Discover Life in America, GRSM-2019-SCI-0069, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02045, Arthropods of High Appalachia, Michael Caterino, Clemson University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2045, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01200, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Mosquitoes, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-1200, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-01201, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Tick Collection, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-1201, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-01206, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Ground Beetle Sampling, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-9206, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00131, Tephritid Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bruce Sutton, Smithsonian Institute, GRSM-2019-SCI-0131, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02323, Entomological Investigations of Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) Diversity in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Brian Byrd, Western Carolina University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2323, 12/31/2019, inventory

GRSM-01236, Tennessee Butterfly Monitoring Network - Cades Cove Sites, Warren Bielenberg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, GRSM-2018-SCI-1236, 12/31/2020, monitoring

GRSM-02369, Diplopoda of the orders Polydesmida and Julida in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Derek Hennen, Virginia Tech University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2369, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02056, Monitoring Spread and Impact of Laurel Wilt in Sassafras Beyond the Gulf-Atlantic Coastal Plain, Albert Mayfield, US Forest Service, GRSM-2018-SCI-2056, 12/31/2019, monitoring

Fungi, Algae, Lichens, Bacteria

GRSM-00052, Bacterial and Archaeal Diversity in Soils and Waters of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sean O'Connell, Western Carolina University, GRSM-2018-SCI-0052, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00862, Studies of Ectomyccorrhizal Fungal Associates of Fraser Fir Habitats and Their Use for Reforestation of Former Sites in the Southern Appalachian Mountains, Richard Baird, Mississippi State University, GRSM-2019-SCI-0862, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-01299, Effects of Fire on Pathogens and Mycorrhizae Associated with Forest Trees and Woody Vegetation in Fire Damaged Areas of Great Smoky Mountains Using Illumina Sequencing and Field Plot Collecting of Fleshy Fungi, Richard Baird, Mississippi State University, GRSM-2018-SCI-1299, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00228, ATBI Microfungi Study: Comparison of microfungi within healthy and declining American Beech and Frazier Fir stands in GSMNP and Blue Ridge Parkway, Richard Baird, Mississippi State University, GRSM-2019-SCI-0228, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00229, Studies of the fleshy fungi of GSMNP, emphasis on stipitate hydnums and other mycorrhizal fungi, Richard Baird, Mississippi State University, GRSM-2019-SCI-0229, 12/31/2021, inventory

GRSM-00482, Asheville Mushroom Club Forays, Laurie Jaegers, Asheville Mushroom Club, pending, inventory

GRSM-01294, A Survey of Post-Fire Ascomycete and Basidiomycete Fungi in an Eastern Deciduous Forest, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-1294, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02379, Post-fire Endophyte/Mycorrhizal Study in Table Mountain Pine Burn Areas, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-2379, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00825, Further Studies of the Lichens and Lichenciolous Fungi of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, James Lendemer, New York Botanical Garden, GRSM-2015-SCI-0825, 12/31/2019, inventory

GRSM-01205, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Biogeochemistry, Microbes, Below-ground Plant Productivity, NRCS Soil Survey, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-9205, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02452, Diversification of Chanterelles and Allied Mushrooms (Cantharellales), Rachel Swenie, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-2452, 12/31/2019, research

Birds

GRSM-01203, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Breeding Landbird Abundance and Diversity, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-1203, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00823, Conduct the Cades Cove and Newfound Gap Breeding Bird Surveys within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Blue Ridge Parkway, Paul Super, National Park Service, GRSM-2019-SCI-0823, 12/31/2021, monitoring

Amphibians

GRSM-01094, Wildfire Effects on Salamander Populations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bill Peterman, Ohio State University, pending, research

GRSM-00452, Ranavirus surveillance in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Matt Gray, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2018-SCI-0452, 12/31/2019, monitoring

GRSM-02069, Comparing Cutaneous Bacteria of Salamanders Across Aquatic and Terrestrial Habitats with an Emphasis on Eurycea wilderae, Ben Holt, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-2069, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02067, eDNA as a Method of Monitoring Terrestrial Salamander Communities, Jonathan Cox, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-2067, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00031, Long-term monitoring of vernal pond amphibians in the Cades Cove area, Gar Secrist, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2017-SCI-0031, 12/31/2020, monitoring

GRSM-02020, Polyploid Speciation in the North American Gray Treefrog Complex, William Booker, Florida State University, GRSM-2017-SCI-2020 , 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02003, Effects of the 2016 Chimney Tops 2 Wildfire on Stream Salamander Abundance and Diversity, Benjamin Fitzpatrick, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-2003, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-00093, Long-term study of Plethodon hybrid zones, Joseph Pechmann, Western Carolina University, GRSM-2016-SCI-0093, 12/31/2020, education

GRSM-01198, Species Boundaries and Hybridization of the Two-lined Salamanders (Eurycea bislineata complex), Todd Pierson, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-1198, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01079, Salamander Monitoring Citizen Science Study, Paul E. Super, National Park Service, GRSM-2017-SCI-1079, 12/31/2020, monitoring

GRSM-00310, Amphibian Inventory in the Southern Appalachian Mountain Region of Western North Carolina, Laurie Williams, NC Wildlife Resources Commission, GRSM-2019-SCI-0310, 12/31/2021, research

Air: Precipitation, Pollution, Climate

GRSM-01211, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Tower Sensor Installation and Operation, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-9211, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00493, Measuring, Modeling, and Understanding Orographic Precipitation Regimes and Hydrology in Mid-Latitude Mountain Regions, Ana Barros, Duke University, GRSM-2018-SCI-0493, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-02064, Acidic Air Pollution, Warming Climate and Rising CO2 in the Southern Appalachian Mountains: How Will Red Spruce (Picea rubens) Respond? Chris Maier, US Forest Service, GRSM-2018-SCI-2064, 12/31/2019, research

Social Sciences
GRSM-02040, An Analysis of Knowledge of Preparedness, Awareness, and Treatment of Hypothermia among Hikers in the Southern Appalachian Backcountry, Christopher Gilsdorf, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-2040, 12/31/2019, research

Last updated: February 22, 2019

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