Thomas O'Shea - USGS

Title: Scientist

FORT Affiliation: Trust Species & Habitats

Duty Station:
2150 Centre Ave
Bldg C
Fort Collins, CO 80526
Room 3116

Phone: 970-226-9397

Email: osheat@usgs.gov

      

      

Publications

Year Title Type
IN PRESS Ecology of zoonotic infectious diseases in bats: Current knowledge and future directions Journal Article
2013 A comparison of bats and rodents as reservoirs of zoonotic viruses: Are bats special? Journal Article
2011 Diets of the Sympatric Pacific Sheath-Tailed Bat (Emballonura semicaudata rotensis) and Mariana Swiftlet (Aerodramus bartschi) on Aguiguan, Mariana Islands Journal Article
2011 Host and viral ecology determine bat rabies seasonality and maintenance Journal Article
2011 Alphacoronaviruses in New World bats: Prevalence, persistence, phylogeny, and potential for interaction with humans Journal Article
2011 Adult survival and population growth rate in Colorado big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) Journal Article
2011 Status and natural history of Emballonura semicaudata rotensis on Aguiguan, Mariana Islands Journal Article
2011 Bats of Mesa Verde National Park, Colorado: composition, reproduction, and roosting habits Journal Article
2011 Bat ecology and public health surveillance for rabies in an urbanizing region of Colorado Journal Article
2010 Recruitment in a Colorado population of big brown bats: breeding probabilities, litter size, and first-year survival Journal Article
2009 Broadening the focus of bat conservation and research in the USA for the 21st century Journal Article
2009 Assessment for Pacific sheath-tailed bats (Emballonura semicaudata rotensis) on Aguiguan, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Report
2009 Environmental contaminants and bats: Investigating exposure and effects Book, Pages in
2009 Following Sirenia’s song: The meritorious journey of research zoologist Thomas J. O’Shea Science Feature
2008 Large-scale marine ecosystem change and the conservation of marine mammals Journal Article
2008 The urban whale: North Atlantic right whales at the crossroads, by S.D. Kraus and R.M. Rolland (eds.). [Book Review] Journal Article
2008 Evaluation of morphological indices and total body electrical conductivity to assess body composition in big brown bats Journal Article
2007 A comparison of conventional capture versus PIT reader techniques for estimating survival and capture probabilities of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) Journal Article
2007 Lack of association between ectoparasite intensities and rabies virus neutralizing antibody seroprevalence in wild big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus), Fort Collins, Colorado Journal Article
2007 Detection of group 1 coronaviruses in bats in North America Journal Article
2007 Ectoparasites in an urban population of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in Colorado Journal Article
2007 Urban maternity-roost selection by big brown bats in Colorado Journal Article
2007 Molecular ecology of the big brown bat (Eptesicus fuscus): Genetic and natural history variation in a hybrid zone Journal Article
2007 Factors influencing movement probabilities of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in buildings Journal Article
2006 Aspects of underwater sound communication in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) Journal Article
2006 Ecology of commensual bats in relation to rabies transmission: excerpts of the Fort Collins study, 2001-2005 Presentation
2006 Bat use of Fort Collins Natural Areas and Parks: results of 2005 surveys and a summary of findings 2001-2005 Administrative Report
2006 Autumn migration and selection of rock crevices as hibernacula by big brown bats in Colorado Journal Article
2006 Research recovery objectives 3.0-3.5 for draft Revised Indiana Bat Recovery Plan Administrative Report
2006 Nonlinear dynamics in manatee vocalizations Journal Article
2006 Ecology of commensal bats in relation to rabies transmission: summary of the Fort Collins study, 2001-2005 Abstract
2006 History of the Fort Collins Science Center U.S. Geological Survey Open-file Report
2006 Foreword Book, Pages in
2006 Sampling Blood from big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) in the field with and without anesthesia: Impacts on survival Journal Article
2005 Marine mammals and environmental contaminants in the Pacific Ocean: current knowledge and frontiers for research Proceedings, Pages in
2005 Bats in Fort Collins natural areas and parks: results of studies during 2004 Administrative Report
2005 Anesthesia and blood sampling of wild big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) with an assessment of impacts on survival Journal Article
2005 Survival and condition of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) after radiotagging Journal Article
2005 Genetic divergence of rabies viruses from bat species of Colorado, USA Journal Article
2005 Assessing impacts of environmental contaminants Book, Pages in
2004 Survival estimation in bats: historical overview, critical appraisal, and suggestions for new approaches Book, Pages in
2004 Flying by night: USGS scientists put technology to work on bats Science Feature
2004 Rabies in a captive colony of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) Journal Article
2003 Existing data on colonies of bats in the United States: summary and analysis of the U.S. Geological Survey's Bat Population Database Report, Pages In
2003 Toxicology of sirenians Book, Pages in
2003 Persistent ocean contaminants and marine mammals: a retrospective overview Book, Pages in
2003 Conclusions and perspectives for the future Book, Pages in
2003 Western crevice and cavity roosting bats Report, Pages In
2003 Toxicology of marine mammals Book
2003 Seasonal movements, migratory behavior, and site fidelity of West Indian manatees along the Atlantic coast of the United States Series
2003 Monitoring trends in bat populations of the United States and territories: status of the science and recommendations for the future Journal Article
2003 Introduction Report, Pages In
2003 Monitoring trends in bat populations of the United States and territories: problems and prospects USGS Series
2002 An overview of contaminants and bats, with special reference to insecticides and the Indiana bat Book, Pages in
2001 Florida manatees: perspectives on populations, pain and protection Book, Pages in
2001 Bat use of a high-plains urban wildlife refuge Journal Article
2001 Cyclodiene insecticide, DDE, DDT, arsenic and mercury contamination of big brown bats (Eptesicus fuscus) foraging at a Colorado Superfund site Journal Article
2001 Cetaceans and sirenians Book, Pages in
2001 Toxicology Book, Pages in
2001 Marine Mammals: sirenians Book, Pages in
2000 Cause of seal die-off in 1988 is still under debate Journal Article
2000 Procedures for the salvage and necropsy of the dugong (Dugong dugon) Report
2000 Impacts of mine-related contaminants on bats Proceedings, Pages in
2000 Interim report of the workshop on monitoring trends in U.S. bat populations: problems and prospects, Estes Park, Colorado, September 19-23, 1999 Report
2000 PCBs not to blame Journal Article
1999 Toxicology in marine mammals Book, Pages in
1999 Environmental contaminants and marine mammals Book, Pages in
1999 Population changes in bats from Central Arizona: 1972 and 1997 Journal Article
1999 Marine mammals and persistent ocean contaminants: Proceedings of the Marine Mammal Commission workshop, October 12-15, 1998, Keystone, Colorado Proceedings
1999 West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) Book, Pages in
1998 California sea lion (Zalophus californianus) populations and EDDT contamination Journal Article
1998 Continued studies of bat species of concern in the Jemez Mountains, New Mexico Report
1998 Estimates of annual survival probabilities for adult Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) Journal Article
1997 A study of bat populations at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Bandelier National Monument, Jemez Mountains, New Mexico Report
1997 Population viability analysis of the Florida manatee, 1976-1992 Journal Article
1996 Status and trends of bat populations at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Bandelier National Monument, Jemez Mountains, New Mexico Report
1996 Diversity and conservation of bats in North America Journal Article
1996 Age determination in manatees using growth-layer-group counts in bone Journal Article
1995 Estimation of survival of adult Florida manatees in the Crystal River, at Blue Spring, and on the Atlantic coast Report, Pages In
1995 Reproduction and early age survival of manatees at Blue Spring, Upper St. Johns River, Florida Report, Pages In
1995 Reproduction and mortality of radio-tagged and recognizable manatees on the Atlantic coast of Florida Report, Pages In
1995 Introduction Report, Pages In
1995 Integration of manatee life-history data and population modeling Report, Pages In
1995 Waterborne recreation and the Florida manatee Book, Pages in
1995 Florida Manatees Book, Pages in
1995 Population biology of the Florida manatee Report
1995 Population biology of the Florida manatee: An overview Report, Pages In
1995 Can dugongs survive in Palau? Journal Article
1994 Manatees Journal Article
1994 Organochlorine and heavy metal contaminants in baleen whales: A review and evaluation of conservation implications Book, Pages in
1993 Foreword Book, Pages in
1992 El manati en la tradicion y folklore de Venezuela Journal Article
1992 Florida manatee Book, Pages in
1992 Interim Report of the Technical Workshop on Manatee Population Biology Report
1991 An epizootic of Florida manatees associated with a dinoflagellate bloom Journal Article
1991 Xerus rutilus Journal Article
1991 Book review of The Pinnipeds: Seals, Sea Lions, and Walruses Journal Article
1991 Belize - a last stronghold for manatees in the Caribbean Journal Article
1991 Book Review of Conservation Biology and the Black-Footed Ferret Journal Article
1991 Nasitrema sp.-associated encephalitis in a striped dolphin (Stenella coeruleoalba) stranded in the Gulf of Mexico Journal Article
1991 Regulation of PCBs [letter] Journal Article
1990 Regional brain morphometry and lissencephaly in the Sirenia Journal Article
1990 Myxomatous transformation of heart valves in Florida manatees (Trichechus manatus latirostris) Journal Article
1990 Encephalization quotients and life-history traits in the Sirenia Journal Article
1990 Distribution and status of manatees (Trichechus manatus) in Panama Journal Article
1990 Distribucion y abundancia del manati, Trichechus Manatus, en Venezuela Journal Article
1990 Florida manatees: distribution, geographically referenced data sets, and ecological and behavioral aspects of habitat use Proceedings, Pages in
1989 Sowerby's beaked whale (Mesoplodon bidens) in the Gulf of Mexico Journal Article
1989 Distribution, status, and biogeography of the West Indian manatee Book, Pages in
1989 Three years operational use of satellite transmitters on Florida manatees: tag improvements based on challenges from the field Proceedings, Pages in
1988 Distribution, status, and traditional significance of the West Indian manatee Trichechus manatus in Venezuela Journal Article
1988 Distribution and mortality of the West Indian manatee (Trichechus manatus) in the southeastern United States: A compilation and review of recent information (2 volumes) Report
1988 The past, present, and future of manatees in the southeastern United States: Realities, misunderstandings and enigmas Proceedings, Pages in
1988 Genetic variability in the Florida manatee, (Trichechus manatus) Journal Article
1986 Mast foraging by West Indian manatees (Trichechus manatus) Journal Article
1984 Lead concentrations and reproduction in highway-nesting barn swallows Journal Article
1984 Contaminant concentrations in manatees in Florida Journal Article
1983 Manual of procedures for the salvage and necropsy of carcasses of the West Indian Manatee (Trichechus manatus) Report
1982 Auditory evoked potentials in the West Indian Manatee (Sirenia: Trichechus manatus) Journal Article
1980 Phthalate plasticizers: Accumulation and effects on weight and food consumption in captive starlings Journal Article
1980 DDT contamination at Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge Journal Article
1980 Ecological observations on an East African bat community Journal Article
1980 Roosting, social organization and the annual cycle in a Kenya population of the bat Pipistrellus nanus Journal Article
1980 Organochlorine pollutants in small cetaceans from the Pacific and South Atlantic Oceans, November 1968-June 1976 Journal Article
1977 Nocturnal and seasonal activities of the pallid bat, Antrozous pallidus Journal Article
1976 Home range, social behavior, and dominance relationships in the African unstriped ground squirrel, Xerus rutilus Journal Article
1976 Fat content in migratory central Arizona Brazilian free-tailed bats, Tadarida brasiliensis (Molossidae) Journal Article
1976 Roosting ecology of the pallid bat, Antrozous pallidus Journal Article
1975 Further comments on punch-marking bats Journal Article
1968 Two bighorn sheep-coyote encounters Journal Article

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