GRSM Most Recent Research Permits

as of 17 June, 2021

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

Fire Impacts and Effects

GRSM-02055, Developing a Fire History for the Mesic, Eastern Portion of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sally Horn, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2055, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02151, Post-fire endophytes of Pinus pungens trees five years after the Chimneys 2 wildfire, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2151, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02038, Overstory Mortality Effects on Fuel Accumulation from the Fall 2016 Chimney Tops 2 Wildfire, Donald Hagan, Clemson University, GRSM-2021-SCI-2038, 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-2020-SCI-1299, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-01094, Wildfire Effects on Salamander Populations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bill Peterman, Ohio State University, GRSM-2021-SCI-1094, 12/31/2021, 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-2021-SCI-2024, 12/31/2021, research

Water, Fish, and Stream Life

GRSM-02111, Habitat Associations of Blotchside Logperch (Percina burtoni) within Little River, Tennessee, and the Availability of Suitable Reintroduction Habitat in Abrams Creek, Tennessee, Joshua Cary, Tennessee Tech University, GRSM-2020-SCI-2111, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02112, Linking Osmoregulatory Biology and Major Ions to Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Species Distributions in Streams, David Buchwalter, North Carolina State University, GRSM-2020-SCI-2112, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-01208, Operation and Maintenance of NEON LeConte Creek In-stream and Riparian Infrastructure and Sensor Suite, Spencer Rubin, National Ecosystem Observatory Network, GRSM-2020-SCI-1208, 12/31/2021, research

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-2020-SCI-1257, 12/31/2022, monitoring

GRSM-01208, NEON Aquatic Characterization and Operations (AOS), Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-9208, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00844, Ecoregion Reference Stream Monitoring and Watershed Monitoring, Larry Everett, TDEC, GRSM-2021-SCI-0844, 12/31/2023, monitoring

GRSM-01118, Stream Monitoring Information Exchange - volunteer benthic macroinvertebrate monitoring, Ann Marie Traylor, Environmental Quality Institute, GRSM-2020-SCI-1118, 12/31/2022, monitoring

GRSM-02132, Dissolved Organic Carbon in Surface Waters of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Jason Brown, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2132, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02008, Forecasting Climate Change Vulnerability for Fish Diversity in Southern Appalachia, Matthew Troia, University of Texas at San Antonio, GRSM-2021-SCI-2008, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02070, Population Analysis and Microhabitat Selection of Fish in Great Smoky Mountain National Park, Gary Grossman, University of Georgia, GRSM-2021-SCI-2070, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02098, Using Macrosystems Ecology to Develop and Test a Conceptual Framework Presenting Drying as a Fundamental Regulator of Stream Ecosystems, Sam Silknetter, Virginia Tech University, GRSM-2021-SCI-2098, 12/31/2023, research

GRSM-00341, Turbellaria Flatworm Diversity in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and Environmental Factors of Distribution, Benny Glasgow, Discover Life in America, GRSM-2021-SCI-0341, 12/31/2021, inventory

GRSM-01089, Developing Indicators for Comparative Watershed Mercury Burdens: Dragonfly Larvae Study, Paul E. Super, NPS, GRSM-2021-SCI-1089, 12/31/2021, monitoring

Soils and Land Ecology/Geology

GRSM-02055, Developing a Fire History for the Mesic, Eastern Portion of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sally Horn, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2055, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-01161, Soil Respiration Monitoring, Erin Canter, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2021-SCI-1161, 12/31/2023, education

Plants

GRSM-02038, Overstory Mortality Effects on Fuel Accumulation from the Fall 2016 Chimney Tops 2 Wildfire, Donald Hagan, Clemson University, GRSM-2021-SCI-2038, 12/31/2021, 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-2021-SCI-2024, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02150, Phenotypic Variation of Wood Millet (Milium effusum) Across its Native Intercontinental Range, Mason Heberling, Carnegie Institute, GRSM-2021-SCI-2150, 7/31/2021, research

GRSM-02501, Identifying the Genetic Basis of Dioecy in Green and White Ash Trees. Denita Hadziadbic-Guerry, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2501, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00003, Primeval forest dynamics along the elevation gradient in the Great Smoky Mountains, Richard Busing, North Carolina Botanical Garden, GRSM-2020-SCI-0003, 12/31/2022, research

GRSM-01202, National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Terrestrial Observation System - Coarse Downed Wood, Spencer Rubin, National Ecological Observatory Network, GRSM-2019-SCI-9202, 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-2019-SCI-1202, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00414, Long-term vegetation dynamics in a Great Smoky Mountains NP plot, Erin Tripp, University of Colorado, GRSM-2021-SCI-0414, 12/31/2023, research

GRSM-01077, Phenology Monitoring in the Smokies, Paul E. Super, National Park Service, GRSM-2020-SCI-1077, 12/31/2022, monitoring

GRSM-02127, Rhizome Survival in a Woodland Herb, Joshua Albritton, NPS, GRSM-2021-SCI-2127, 12/31/2022, research

GRSM-02073, Impacts of Traditional Cherokee Harvesting Techniques on Sochan (Rudbeckia laciniata) Populations in GRSM, TN, Joshua Albritton, NPS, GRSM-2021-SCI-2073, 12/31/2022, research

GRSM-02136, Survey of Reference Wetlands in East Tennessee for the National Wetland Condition Assessment (NWCA), Peter Kalla, Environmental Protection Agency, GRSM-2021-SCI-2137, inventory

GRSM-02141, Foliar Traits and Terrestrial Ecosystem Variability across NEON Domains, Adam Redmer, University of Wisconsin, GRSM-2021-SCI-2141, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-01042, Investigating a Cytonuclear Incompatibility in Campanula americana, Karen Barnard-Kubow, University of Virginia, GRSM-2021-SCI-1042, research

Mammals

GRSM-02087, Variation in Life History Characteristics of Woodchucks (Marmota monax) across an Elevation Gradient, Brett Woods, High Point University, GRSM-2020-SCI-2087, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02100, Habitat Associations and Den Site Selections of the Eastern Spotted Skunk (Spilogale putorius) in Tennessee, Emma Willcox, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2019-SCI-2100, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02068, Population Abundance and Growth of Elk in North Carolina, Joe Clark and Jessica Braunstein, USGS/University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2068, 12/31/2022, research

GRSM-01233, Otter Spotter in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Erin Canter, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2021-SCI-0002, 12/31/2023, monitoring

GRSM-02094, Understanding Range Wide Declines and Persistence of Indiana Bats with White-nose Syndrome, Skylar Hopkins, Virginia Tech University, GRSM-2021-SCI-2094, 12/31/2021, 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-2019-SCI-9204, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02129, Assessing the Occurrence, Distribution, and Taxonomic Status of Allegheny Woodrats (Neotoma magister) and Eastern Woodrats (Neotoma floridana) in Tennessee, Emma Willcox, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2020-SCI-2129, 3/31/2021, research

GRSM-02497, The Stable Isotope Ecology of the Cataloochee Elk Herd: Diet, Mobility, and Environment, Suzanne Birch, University of Georgia, GRSM-2020-SCI-2497, 12/31/2022, research

GRSM-02133, Identification of Dirofilaria ursi in Black Bear and Simulid Vectors from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Charles Faulkner, Lincoln Memorial University, GRSM-2021-SCI-2133, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02149, Free-Ranging Black Bear Bloodwork, Serology and Fecal Parasite Investigation, Julie Sheldon, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2149, 12/31/2022, research

Land Insects, Spiders, etc.

GRSM-02463, Insect Microbiomes, Sharon Bewick, Clemson University, GRSM-2020-SCI-2463, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02482, Revision and Larval Association of the Caddisfly Genus Pycnopsyche Banks (Trichoptera: Limnephilidae), Matthew Green, Clemson University, GRSM-2020-SCI-2482, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02491, Promoting Ground-nesting Bee Abundance: The Nutrition and Health of Solitary Bee Aggregations, Laura Russo, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2020-SCI-2491, 12/31/2024, research

GRSM-02492, Investigating Invertebrate and Lichen Associations, Angelia Romano, University of Colorado, GRSM-2021-SCI-2492, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00069, Discover Life in America Volunteer Project Teams for the ATBI, Todd Witcher, Discover Life in America, GRSM-2021-SCI-0069, 12/31/2021, inventory

GRSM-02502, Survey for Moth Larvae of Apameine New Genera and Species Using Cane - Arundinaria Spp., Anthony McBride and Eric Quinter, GRSM-2021-SCI-2502, 12/31/2021, 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-01236, Tennessee Butterfly Monitoring Network - Cades Cove Sites, Warren Bielenberg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, GRSM-2021-SCI-1236, 12/31/2023, monitoring

GRSM-02090, How Much Biodiversity is There in Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM)? Keith Langdon, National Park Service emeritus, GRSM-2021-SCI-2090, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00554, Monarch Butterfly Tagging: Monarch Watch, Erin Canter, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2021-SCI-0554, 12/31/2023, monitoring

GRSM-00096, Fireflies of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Lynn Faust, GRSM-2019-SCI-0096, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00131, Tephritid Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bruce Sutton, Smithsonian, GRSM-2021-SCI-0131, 12/31/2021, inventory

GRSM-02508, Taking a “Before Snapshot” to Assess the Effect of the Abrams Creek Stream Restoration Project on Riparian Biodiversity in Cades Cove, Todd Witcher, Discover Life in America, GRSM-2021-SCI-2508, 12/31/2021, inventory

Fungi, Algae, Lichens, Bacteria

GRSM-02152, Isolation, Characterization, and Host-Interaction of Environmental Listeria Phages in Eastern Tennessee, Michelle Claxton, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2152, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02516, Evolution of Truffles, Morels and Other Cup Fungi (Pezizales) and Their Interactions with Animals, Plants, and Bacteria, Rosanne Healy, University of Florida, GRSM-2021-SCI-2516, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02151, Post-fire endophytes of Pinus pungens trees five years after the Chimneys 2 wildfire, Karen Hughes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2151, 12/31/2021, 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-2021-SCI-1299, 12/31/2021, 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, GRSM-2021-SCI-0482, pending, inventory

GRSM-00825, Further Studies of the Lichens and Lichenciolous Fungi of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, James Lendemer, New York Botanical Garden, GRSM-2020-SCI-0825, 12/31/2022, 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-2020-SCI-2452, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-2496, Systematic Analysis of Russula in the Spruce-Fir Zone of the Southern Appalachians, Chance Noffsinger, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2496, pending, research

Birds

GRSM-2017, Avian Re-surveys in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Andrew Laughlin, University of North Carolina at Asheville, GRSM-2020-SCI-2017, 12/31/2022, research

GRSM-00013, Monitoring Avian Productivity and Survivorship (MAPS) Station, Erin Canter, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2020-SCI-0013, 12/31/2021, monitoring

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, 12/31/2021, 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

GRSM-2020-SCI-2101, Climate Watch Bird Survey Cades Cove, Kathryn Barrow, NPS volunteer, GRSM-2020-SCI-2101, 12/31/2021, monitoring

Amphibians

GRSM-02148, Terrestrial & Aquatic Salamander Responses to Hemlock Imidacloprid Treatments, John Maerz, University of Georgia, GRSM-2021-SCI-2148, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02081, What, if Anything, is the Southern Appalachian Slimy Salamander?, Benjamin Fitzpatrick, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2020-SCI-2081, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-01094, Wildfire Effects on Salamander Populations in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bill Peterman, Ohio State University, GRSM-2021-SCI-1094, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-00452, Ranavirus surveillance in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Matt Gray, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2020-SCI-0452, 12/31/2023, monitoring

GRSM-00031, Long-term monitoring of vernal pond amphibians in the Cades Cove area, Erin Canter, Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont, GRSM-2021-SCI-0031, 12/31/2023, monitoring

GRSM-00093, Long-term study of Plethodon hybrid zones, Joseph Pechmann, Western Carolina University, GRSM-2021-SCI-0093, pending, education

GRSM-01079, Salamander Monitoring Citizen Science Study, Paul E. Super, National Park Service, GRSM-2021-SCI-1079, 12/31/2023, 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, monitoring

GRSM-02139, Understanding the Risk of Climate Change on Sensitive Lungless Salamanders (Plethodontidae) in the GSMNP, Joseph Baecher, University of Florida, GRSM-2021-SCI-2139, 12/31/2021, research

Air: Precipitation, Pollution, Climate

GRSM-02134, Fog Interception in High-elevation Needleleaf Coniferous Forests, Sarah Praskievicz, University of North Carolina Greensboro, GRSM-2021-SCI-2134, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02140, Investigating Links Between Remotely-Sensed Vegetation Structural Heterogeneity and Microclimatic Conditions Measured Near the Ground, Monica Papes, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2140, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02091, Assessing Vulnerability to Climate Change: Modeling Thermal and Moisture Regimes in Great Smoky Mountains NP, Jasopn Fridley, Syracuse University, GRSM-2019-SCI-2091, 12/31/2021, research

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-2020-SCI-0493, 12/31/2021, research

Social Sciences/other
GRSM-02146, Socioeconomic Epidemiology of Disease Risk in Wildlife Trade Network, Neelam Poudyal, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2146, 9/30/2021, research

GRSM-02147, A Pathway to Nature Conservation: the Role of Long-Distance Trails in Connecting Hikers, Communities, and Landscapes, Ernesto Bastos Viveiros de Castro, University of Florida, GRSM-2021-SCI-2147, 8/20/2021, research

GRSM-02153, Public Perceptions of Salamanders in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Savannah Blackmon, University of Tennessee, GRSM-2021-SCI-2153, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02102, CAC AmeriCorps - Modified BEETLES Environmental Education Study, Jason Scott, Knoxville CAC AmeriCorps, GRSM-2021-SCI-2102, 12/31/2021, research

GRSM-02092, Tracking Aircraft Over GRSM using ADS-B, Adam Beeco, National Park Service, GRSM-2021-SCI-2092, 12/31/2021, monitoring

Last updated: June 17, 2021

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