Reports, Publications, and Presentations


Reiter, Matthew E., Nathan Elliott, Sam Veloz, Dennis Jongsomjit, Catherine M. Hickey, Matt Merrifield, and Mark D. Reynolds. “Spatio‐temporal patterns of open surface water in the Central Valley of California 2000‐2011: drought, land cover, and waterbirds.” JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 51, no. 6 (2015): 1722-1738.


Reiter, Matthew E., Nathan K. Elliott, Flayvor Love, Douglas Moody, S. D. Veloz, Catherine M. Hickey, and Michael Fitzgibbon. 2016. Automated Open Surface Water Tracking System for California’s Central Valley. Interim Report for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Point Blue Conservation Science, Petaluma, CA.


Dybala, Kristen E., Matthew E. Reiter, Catherine M. Hickey, W. David Shuford, Khara M. Strum, and Gregory S. Yarris. “A bioenergetics approach to setting conservation objectives for non-breeding shorebirds in California’s Central Valley.” San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science 15, no. 1 (2017).

Reynolds, Mark D., Brian L. Sullivan, Eric Hallstein, Sandra Matsumoto, Steve Kelling, Matthew Merrifield, Daniel Fink et al. “Dynamic conservation for migratory species.” Science Advances 3, no. 8 (2017): e1700707.

Schaffer-Smith, Danica, Jennifer J. Swenson, Blake Barbaree, and Matthew E. Reiter. “Three decades of Landsat-derived spring surface water dynamics in an agricultural wetland mosaic; Implications for migratory shorebirds.” Remote sensing of environment 193 (2017): 180-192.


Barbaree, Blake A., Matthew E. Reiter, Catherine M. Hickey, Nathan K. Elliott, Danica Schaffer-Smith, Mark D. Reynolds, and Gary W. Page. “Dynamic surface water distributions influence wetland connectivity within a highly modified interior landscape.” Landscape ecology 33, no. 5 (2018): 829-844.

Golet, Gregory H., Candace Low, Simon Avery, Katie Andrews, Christopher J. McColl, Rheyna Laney, and Mark D. Reynolds. “Using ricelands to provide temporary shorebird habitat during migration.” Ecological Applications 28, no. 2 (2018): 409-426.

Reiter, Matthew E., Nathan K. Elliott, Dennis Jongsomjit, Gregory H. Golet, and Mark D. Reynolds. “Impact of extreme drought and incentive programs on flooded agriculture and wetlands in California’s Central Valley.” PeerJ 6 (2018): e5147.

Schaffer‐Smith, Danica, Jennifer J. Swenson, Matthew E. Reiter, and Jennifer E. Isola. “Quantifying shorebird habitat in managed wetlands by modeling shallow water depth dynamics.” Ecological Applications 28, no. 6 (2018): 1534-1545.


Shuford, W. David, Matthew E. Reiter, Kristin A. Sesser, Catherine M. Hickey, and Gregory H. Golet. “The Relative Importance of Agricultural and Wetland Habitats to Waterbirds in the Sacramento–San Joaquin River Delta of California.” San Francisco Estuary and Watershed Science 17, no. 1 (2019).


Rohde, Melissa M., Mark Reynolds, and Jeanette Howard. “Dynamic multibenefit solutions for global water challenges.” Conservation Science and Practice 2, no. 1 (2020): e144.