OCCRI Researchers

Title: Professor
Name: John Matthews
Institution: U.S.Geological Survey
Department: FRESC Lab; OSU Zoology

Research Theme: Freshwater climate change, invertebrates, wetlands, landscape connectivity, genetic and isotopic approaches, trends in precipitation/evaporation and their impacts on water temperature.

Research Fields:

Geographic Information Systems
Impacts Ecosystems and Populations

Professional Activities:

Freshwater panelist, September 2007, The Nature Conservancy Climate Change Impacts meeting, Portland, OR

Selected Publications:

Matthews, J.H. In press. “Anthropogenic climate change impacts on aquatic macroinvertebrates: a thermal mass perspective.” In Odonate conservation: climate change impacts and monitoring strategies, Jürgen Ott, ed. Sofia, Bulgaria: Pensoft Publishers.

May, M., and J.H. Matthews. In press. “Migration in odonates: a focus on Anax junius.” In Dragonflies as model organisms: contributions to ecology and evolution, Alex Córdoba-Aguilar, ed. New York: Oxford University Press.

Matthews, J.H., and C. Parmesan. In press. “Biological impacts of climate change in the western U.S.: distinguishing mechanisms from trends.” In Future climate change: implications for western environments, Fred Wagner, ed. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Matthews, J.H., C. Parmesan, S. Boles, and T. Juenger. 2007. Identification and characterization of microsatellite loci in the dragonfly Anax junius (Odonata: Aeshnidae). Molecular Ecology Notes 7(5): 845–847.

Parmesan, C., and J.H. Matthews. 2005. “Biological impacts of climate change.” Chapter 10 in Conservation biology, third edition. M. Groom, G.K. Meffe, and C.R. Carroll, eds. Sunderland, MA: Sinauer Associates.