Publications

Peer-reviewed

Peralta-Garcia, A., A.J. Adams, C.J. Briggs, P. Galina-Tessaro, J.H. Valdez-Villavicencio, B.D. Hollingsworth, H.B. Shaffer, and R.N. Fisher. 2018. Occurrence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in anurans of the Mediterranean region of Baja California, México. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 127:193-200. pdf

Adams, A.J., A.P. Pessier, and C.J. Briggs. 2017. Rapid extirpation of a North American frog coincides with an increase in fungal pathogen prevalence: Historical analysis and implications for reintroduction. Ecology and Evolution 7:10216–10232. link

Adams, A.J., S.J. Kupferberg, M.Q. Wilber, M. Grefsrud, S. Bobzien, V.T. Vredenburg, and C.J. Briggs. 2017.  Extreme drought, host density, sex, and bullfrogs influence fungal pathogen infection in a declining lotic amphibian. Ecosphere 8: e01740. link

Adams, A.J., C.J. Dellith, and S.S. Sweet. 2016. Rana aurora (Northern red-legged frog). Transport. Herpetological Review 47: 648. pdf

Adams, A.J., J.P. LaBonte, K.L. Richards-Hrdlicka, M.J. Ball, M.H. Toothman, and C.J. Briggs. 2015. DNA extraction method affects detection of a fungal pathogen in specimens using qPCR. PLoS ONE 10: e0135389. link

Mendelson, J.R., and A.J. Adams. 2014. Diadophis punctatus (Ring-necked snake) Diet. Herpetological Review 45: 709-710. pdf


Dissertation

Adams, A.J. 2017. Decline and localized extirpation of the foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii) in the presence of the fungal pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis: Contemporary and historical perspectives. PhD dissertation, University of California, Santa Barbara. 142 pp. Link


Reports & Policy Documents

Adams, A.J. 2018. Final Report and Recommendations for Pond Management Project at Sedgwick Reserve. 49 pp.

Adams, A.J., and K. McCurdy. 2018. Sedgwick Reserve Pond Management Plan. 41 pp.

Adams, A.J. and E.A. Wilson. 2017. Final Report on Amphibian Surveys: UCSB Sedgwick Reserve, Winter 2017. 22 pp. pdf

Goldberg, J., S. Jewell, A. Picco, A. Adams, J. Bader, J. Ballard, and I. Posano. 2016. Interim Rule: Injurious Wildlife Species; Listing Salamanders Due to Risk of Salamander Chytrid Fungus. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, D.C. 23 pp.

Adams, A.J., C. Darst, and C. Rutherford. 2015. Draft recovery plan for the Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment of the California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office, Ventura, California: 76pp.

Adams, A.J. and K. Drexhage. 2009. California tiger salamander (Ambystoma californiense), Santa Barbara County Distinct Population Segment 5-year review: Summary and evaluation. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ventura Fish and Wildlife Office, Ventura, California: 59 pp. pdf


Popular Science Writing

Adams, A.J. 2018. Thinking Like a Hungry Bear: Revealing California grizzly diets from museum specimens, California Grizzly Study Group Blog.

Adams, A.J. 2018.  Unnatural Disaster: A (Wild)fire-side Story, Guest blog for Millennium Alliance for Humanity and Biosphere.

Adams, A.J. 2016. Environmental Conference Cuts Travel Emissions, Fosters Communication. UCSB Daily Nexus. May 26, 2016.

Adams, A.J. 2016. UCSB Campus a Haven for Birdwatchers. UCSB Daily Nexus. May 12, 2016.

Adams, A.J. 2014. Banking on conservation: California tiger salamander recovery in Santa Barbara County. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Field Notes.