Dr. Melissa Wuellner

Assistant Professor

Office: BHS 345   |    Phone: (308) 865-8006   |    Email: wuellnermr@unk.edu

Dr. Melissa Wuellner

Biography

Areas of Interest:

  • Fisheries ecology and management
  • Human dimensions of wildlife and fisheries
  • Systems thinking and systems dynamics
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning

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Publications:

  • Dembkowski, D. J., Weber, M. J., and Wuellner, M. R.  2017.  Factors influencing recruitment and growth of age-0 yellow perch in eastern South Dakota glacial lakes.  Fisheries Management and Ecology  doi: 10.1111/fme.12240.
  • Turner, B.L., Wuellner, M., Nichols, T., Gates, R., Tedeschi, L. O., and Dunn, B. H.  2017.  A systems approach to forecast agricultural land transformation from economic, policy, and cultural scenarios in the north central United States (2012 – 2062).  International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 15(2): 102-123.  doi: 10.1080/14735903.2017.1288029
  • Wuellner, M. R., Vincent, L., and Felts, B.  2017.  Environmental mental models of college students.  International Journal of Environmental and Science Education 12: 105-115.
  • Smith, B. J., Blackwell, B. G., Wuellner, M. R., Graeb, B. D. S., and Willis, D. W.  2017.  Contact selectivity for four fish species sampled with North American standard gill nets.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 37: 149-161.
  • Wuellner, M. R., Grote, J. D., and Fincel, M. J.  2016.  Spatial and temporal distinction of microelemental signatures of Missouri River tributaries.  River Research and Applications  doi: 10.1002/rra.3115. 
  • Bogner, D. M., Kaemingk, M. A., and Wuellner, M. R.  2016.  Consequences of hatch phenology on stages of fish recruitment.  PLoS ONE 11(10): e0164980. 
  • Dembkowski, D. J., Wuellner, M. R., and Willis, D. W.  2016.  Synchrony in larval yellow perch production: the influence of the Moran Effect during early life history.  Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 73(10): 1567-1574.
  • Turner, B. L., Wuellner, M., Nichols, T., Gates, R., Tedeschi, L. O., and Dunn, B. H.  2016.  Development and evaluation of a system dynamics model for investigating agriculturally driven land transformation in the north central United States.  Natural Resource Modeling 29(2): 179-228. 
  • Smith, B. J., Dembkowski, D. J., James, D. A., and Wuellner, M. R.  2016.  A simple method to increase precision, reduce error, and facilitate the aging of otoliths: the otolith illumination device.  The Open Fish Science Journal 9: 1-7.
  • Smith, B. J., Blackwell, B. G., Wuellner, M. R., Graeb, B. D. S., and Willis, D. W.  2016.  Escapement of fishes from modified fyke nets with varying throat configurations.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management 36(1): 96-103.