Thomas H. Martin

Tom Martin

 

Department of Biology
Associate Professor

Phone: 828-227-3660

FAX: 828-227-7066
Email: tmartin@wcu.edu
Office Address: Natural Science Building 333

Education:

Ph.D., North Carolina State University, 1990

M.S., East Tennessee State University, 1986

B.S., Lincoln Memorial University, 1980

Courses Taught:

BIOL 103: Environmental Biology

BIOL 241: Introduction ot Ecology and Evolution

BIOL 435/535: Aquatic Ecology

BIOL 467/567: Biostatistics

BIOL 476/576: Contemporary Fisheries

BIOL 693: Classic Papers in Ecology

Selected Publications:

Wesner*, J.S., J.W. Cornelison*, C.D. Dankmeyer*, P.F. Galbreath, and T.H. Martin. 2011. Growth, pH tolerance, survival, and diet of introduced northern-strain and native southern-strain Appalachian brook trout. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 140(1):37-44.

Galbreath, P.F., N.D. Adams*, L.W. Sherrill III, and T.H. Martin.. 2006. Thermal tolerance of diploid versus triploid rainbow trout and brook trout assessed by time to chronic lethal maximum. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 75:183-193.

McPherson, R.J., F.K. Ammer*, T.H. Martin, and L. Bernatchez . 2002. Use of single strand conformation polymorphism analysis to identify sequence variation In a 356-base region of brook trout ( Salvelinus fontinalis) mitochondrial DNA. Journal of the Pennsylvania Academy of Science 76(1):22-26.

Garcia*, E.F., R.J. McPherson, T.H. Martin, R.A. Poth, M.S. Greeley, Jr. 1997. Liver cell estrogen receptor binding in prespawning female largemouth bass, Micropterus salmoides, environmentally exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 32:309-315.

Trebitz*, A., S.Carpenter, P. Cunningham*, B. Johnson*, R. Lillie, D. Marshall, T. Martin, R. Narf, T. Pellett, S. Stewart, C. Storlie, and J. Unmuth. 1997. A model of bluegill-largemouth bass interactions in relation to aquatic vegetation and its management. Ecological Modeling 94:139-156.

Johnson, D.M., T.H. Martin, M. Mahato, L.B. Crowder, and P.H. Crowley . 1996. Link strength in lake littoral food webs: net effects of small sunfish and larval dragonflies. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 15:271-288.

Martin, T.H., L.B. Crowder, C.F. Dumas, and J.M. Burkholder. 1992. Indirect effects of fish on macrophytes in Bays Mountain Lake: Evidence for a littoral trophic cascade. Oecologia 89: 476-481.

Martin, T.H., R.A. Wright, and L.B. Crowder. 1989. Non-additive impact of blue crabs and spot on their prey assemblages. Ecology 70(6): 1935-1942.

* student co-authors

Trebitz *, A., S.Carpenter, P. Cunningham *, B. Johnson *, R. Lillie, D. Marshall, T. Martin, R. Narf, T. Pellett, S. Stewart, C. Storlie, and J. Unmuth. 1997. A model of bluegill-largemouth bass interactions in relation to aquatic vegetation and its management. Ecological Modeling 94:139-156.

Johnson, D.M., T.H. Martin, M. Mahato, L.B. Crowder, and P.H. Crowley. 1996. Link strength in lake littoral food webs: net effects of small sunfish and larval dragonflies. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 15:271-288.

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