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Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Tim FoxTim J. Fox

Position title: Spatial Applications, Biologist

Email: tfox@usgs.gov
Phone: 608.781.6342
Fax: 608.783.6066

Education:
1999 M.S., Resource Analysis, St. Mary’s University of Minnesota
1996 B.S., Biology, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

Primary Responsibilities/Activities:
I have interdisciplinary expertise in biology, geographical information systems (GIS) and application programming. My work emphasizes avian ecology and the creation of flexible applications to model species habitat. Lately my focus has been on the creation of web-enabled decision support systems.

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Select Publications:
Fox, T. J., M. G. Knutson, and R. K. Hines. 2000. Mapping forest canopy gaps using air-photo interpretation and ground surveys. Wildlife Society Bulletin 28:882-889.

Fox, T. J., J. J. Rohweder, K. P. Kenow, C. E. Korschgen, and H. C. DeHaan. in press. GIS tools for national wildlife refuge Comprehensive Conservation Planning: user's manual. Information and Technology Report USGS/BRD/ITR-2002-000X. U. S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Washington, D. C.

Fox, T. J., W. E. Thogmartin, and M. G. Knutson. 2003. A regional wetness index model, with application to mapping avian habitat associations (poster). Mississippi River Research Consortium 35th Annual Meeting. 24 April 2003. La Crosse, WI.

Knutson, M. G., R. K. Hines, C. M. Sveum, T. J. Fox, and C. E. Korschgen. 1999. Floodplain forest songbirds of the Upper Mississippi River. Passenger Pigeon 61:307-310.

Korschgen, C. E., M. G. Knutson, T. J. Fox, L. Holland-Bartels, H. C. DeHaan, C. H. Theiling, J. J. Rohweder, K. P. Kenow, L. E. Leake, and T. Will. In press. Natural resource assessment and decision support tools for bird conservation planning. C. J. Ralph and T. D. Rich, editors. Bird Conservation Implementation and Integration in the Americas: Proceedings of the Third International Partners in Flight Conference 2002. U. S.D.A. Forest Service, GTR-PSW-XXX, Albany, California, US.

Rohweder, J. J., S. J. Zigler, S. N. Hulse, and T. J. Fox, 2005, Techniques and Methods Book, Middle Mississippi River Decision Support System:  User’s Manual:  U.S. Geological Survey, Techniques and Methods, 51 p. + CD-ROM. In Press

Kirsch, E. M., B. Gray, T. J. Fox, and W. E. Thogmartin. Response of breeding birds in riparian wet meadows to invasive reed canary grass, Phalaris arundinacea. Wetlands 27:644-655.. 

Thogmartin, W. E., A. Gallant, T. Fox, M. G. Knutson, and M. Suárez.  2004.  A cautionary tale regarding use of the 1992 National Land Cover Dataset.  The Wildlife Society Bulletin 32:960–968.

Theiling, C., C. Korschgen, H. De Haan, T. Fox, J. Rohweder, and L. Robinson. 2000. Habitat needs assessment for the Upper Mississippi River System: technical report. Contract Report prepared for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, St. Louis, Missouri. 248 pp.

Links:
LINK: ArcGIS Tools for Conservation Planning

Habitat needs assessment for the Upper Mississippi River System

Dabbling duck models

Geographic Information System Tools for Conservation Planning

Census Stop Tool

Percent Edge Tool

Adjacency For WinBUGS Tool

Split By Attribute Tool

Maps, Models, and Tools for Bird Conservation Planning

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