GRSM Most Recent Research Permits

as of 16 January, 2018

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

Fire Impacts and Effects

GRSM-02027, Evaluating the Effects of 2016 Wildfires on Soil Invertebrates in the Southern Appalachians, Mac Callaham, USDA Forest Service, GRSM-2017-SCI-2027, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01222, Are Nuisance Incidents of Black Bears in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Influenced by Availability of Anthropogenic Foods on Private Lands? Joe Clark, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-1222, 12/31/2018, 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-02000, Plant Ecology on the Cove Hardwoods Trail, Thomas Givnish, University of Wisconsin, GRSM-2018-SCI-2000, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01294, A Survey of Post-Fire Ascomycete and Basidiomycete Fungi in an Eastern Deciduous Forest, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-1294, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-02379, Post-fire Endophyte/Mycorrhizal Study in Table Mountain Pine Burn Areas, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2018-SCI-2379, 12/31/2018, 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-2017-SCI-2024, 12/31/2018, research

Water, Fish, and Stream Life

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), Amy Little, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2016-SCI-1208, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-02002, Characterizing the Hydrologic Behavior of Ecologically Critical Karst Streams and Features within Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Benjamin Miller, USGS, GRSM-2017-SCI-2002, 12/31/2018, 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-01244, Tennessee's Ecologically At-Risk Streams - Appalachian Mountains (TEARS-AM), Ryan Otter, Middle Tennessee State University, GRSM-2016-SCI-1244, 7/31/2018, research

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

GRSM-01175, Sampling Techniques for Aquatic Macroinvertebrates: Studies of Canes Creek, Sam's Creek, and Thunderhead Prong, David Unger, Maryville College, GRSM-2017-SCI-1175, 12/31/2018, research

Soils and Land Ecology

GRSM-01166, Scale-dependent Feedbacks among Protected Areas and Surrounding Socio-ecological Systems, Clare Aslan, Northern Arizona University, GRSM-2017-SCI-1166, 12/31/2019, research

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

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-2017-SCI-2024, 12/31/2018, research

Plants

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-02000, Plant Ecology on the Cove Hardwoods Trail, Thomas Givnish, University of Wisconsin, GRSM-2018-SCI-2000, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01289, Microsites Supporting Endemic Populations of Mountain Stewartia (Stewartia ovate) in East Tennessee And The Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Joshua Granger, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2016-SCI-1289, 12/31/2018, 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-01286, Fourteen Years of Change Following Eastern Hemlock Loss in Southern Appalachian Forests, Michael Jenkins, Purdue University, GRSM-2017-SCI-1286, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01202, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Coarse Downed Wood, Amy Little, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2018-SCI-1202, 12/31/2020, research

GRSM-01202, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Plant Diversity, Vegetation Structure, Phenology, Litterfall, and Leaf Area Index, Amy Little, 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-02025, Investigation of the Population Structure of Corallorhiza odontorhiza (Orchidaceae) and the Relationship to the Diversity of its Mycorrhizal Fungal Host, Patrick Smallwood, University of Georgia, GRSM-2017-SCI-2025, 2/28/2018, research

GRSM-01245, Vegetation Remapping Plan for Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Andrew Strassman, USGS, GRSM-2018-SCI-1245, 12/31/2018, monitoring

GRSM-01077, Phenology Monitoring in the Smokies, Paul E. Super, National Park Service, GRSM-2016-SCI-1077, 12/31/2018, 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, 4/30/2018, research

GRSM-01259, Survival and Movement Patterns of Rehabilitated and Released Black Bear Cubs, Coy Blair, Appalachian Bear Center, GRSM-2018-SCI-1259, 1/31/2018, research

GRSM-01221, Determining Movements of Wild Hogs for Disease Modeling and Control Efforts in Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area and Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Joe Clark, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2018-SCI-1221, 3/31/2018, research

GRSM-01222, Are Nuisance Incidents of Black Bears in Great Smoky Mountains National Park Influenced by Availability of Anthropogenic Foods on Private Lands? Joe Clark, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-1222, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01292, Elk Parasite Serology Testing, Richard Gerhold, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2016-SCI-1292, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01295, Abundance and Density of Black Bears in the Southern Appalachian Highlands of Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee, Jacob Humm, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-1295, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-02007, North Carolina’s Candid Critters: A Statewide Camera Trap Survey, Roland Kays, North Caroilna State University, GRSM-2018-SCI-2007, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-02034, Nutritional Status of Elk in Land Between the Lakes, Chalice Keith, Murray State University, GRSM-2017-SCI-2034, 2/28/2018, research

GRSM-01204, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Small Mammal and Rodent-borne Pathogen Sampling, Amy Little, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2016-SCI-9204, 12/31/2019, 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, 5/31/2018, education

GRSM-01290, Range-wide Population Genetic Structure of Rafinesque's Big-eared Bat, Corynorhinus rafinesquii, and Southeastern Myotis, Myotis austroriparius, Jessica Vannatta, Tennessee Tech University, GRSM-2016-SCI-1290, 12/31/2018, research

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-00554, Monarch Butterfly Tagging: Monarch Watch, Tiffany Beachy, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2016-SCI-0554, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-02027, Evaluating the Effects of 2016 Wildfires on Soil Invertebrates in the Southern Appalachians, Mac Callaham, USDA Forest Service, GRSM-2017-SCI-2027, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01265, Rapid Evolution of Thermal Plasticity under Urban Land-use Change, Lacy Chick, Case Western Reserve University, GRSM-2016-SCI-1265, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-00092, The Evolutionary Genetics of Mushroom-feeding Drosophila, Kelly Dyer, University of Georgia, GRSM-2016-SCI-0092, 12/31/2018, research, LIS
GRSM-00096, Fireflies of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Lynn Faust, independent, GRSM-2016-SCI-0096, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-02389, Obligate Bryophyte–Herbivore Associations in the Nearctic Region, Yume Imada, Smithsonian Instutute, GRSM-2017-SCI-2389, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01276, Monitoring the Effectiveness of New Firewood Policy in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Trisha Johnson, The Nature Conservancy, GRSM-2017-SCI-1276, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01260, Effects of Evolution and Ecosystem-Specific Variation on a Predator-Prey System in its Native and Introduced Ranges, Christy Leppanen, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2018-SCI-1260, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-01200, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Mosquitoes, Amy Little, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2015-SCI-1200, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01201, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Tick Collection, Amy Little, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2015-SCI-1201, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01206, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Ground Beetle Sampling, Amy Little, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2016-SCI-1206, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-00275, Collection of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid Used for Rearing Predatory Beetles of the Adelgid, James Parkman, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-0004, 3/30/2018, management

GRSM-01076, Below-ground Nematode Biodiversity in Ericaceous Heath Bald Communities, Tom Powers, University of Nebraska, GRSM-2017-SCI-1076, 12/31/2018, inventory

Fungi, Algae, Lichens, Bacteria

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-2016-SCI-0228, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-00229, Studies of the fleshy fungi of GSMNP, emphasis on stipitate hydnums and other mycorrhizal fungi, Richard Baird, Mississippi State University, GRSM-2016-SCI-0229, 12/31/2018, inventory

GRSM-02035, Population Genomics of Beech Bark Disease, Jeremy Heath, University of New Hampshire, GRSM-2018-SCI-2035, 1/31/2018, research

GRSM-01294, A Survey of Post-Fire Ascomycete and Basidiomycete Fungi in an Eastern Deciduous Forest, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2017-SCI-1294, 12/31/2018, research

GRSM-02379, Post-fire Endophyte/Mycorrhizal Study in Table Mountain Pine Burn Areas, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2018-SCI-2379, 12/31/2018, 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, Amy Little, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2016-SCI-1205, 12/31/2018, research

Birds

GRSM-01101, Investigating Potential Impacts of Hemlock Decline on Stream-Side Birds in the Walker Valley, Tiffany Beachy, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2017-SCI-1101, 12/31/2019, research

GRSM-01203, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Breeding Landbird Abundance and Diversity, Amy Little, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2015-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-2016-SCI-0823, 12/31/2018, monitoring

GRSM-02033, Survey of Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) in Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Keith Watson, Appalachian Bird Conservancy, GRSM-2017-SCI-2033, 2/28/2018, inventory

Amphibians

GRSM-00031, Long-term monitoring of vernal pond amphibians in the Cades Cove area, Tiffany Beachy, 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-2018-SCI-1198, 12/31/2018, research

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

GRSM-01175, Amphibian Diversity Assessment of Cane Creek, David Unger, Maryville College, GRSM-2017-SCI-0005, 12/31/2018, research

Air: Precipitation, Pollution, Climate

GRSM-01211, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Tower Sensor Installation and Operation, Amy Little, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2016-SCI-1211, 12/31/2018, research

Last updated: January 16, 2018

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