Rachel K. Thiet (PhD)Core Faculty and Director of MS Program, Co-Director of PhD Program
Department of Environmental Studies
Wheeler, J., Thiet, R.K., and Smith, S.M. 2013. Evaluating suitable habitat for native halophyte establishment in Gulf of Maine salt marshes through removal of Phragmites australis (accepted for publication and in revision, Journal of Park Science).
Gaudreau, M.M., Thiet, R.K., and Perrotti, L. 2013. Incidence and spread of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in New England anurans (in prep for Journal of Wildlife Management).
Doshas, A. and Thiet, R.K. 2013. The effect of biological soil crusts on germination and productivity of two early-successional dune plants Deschampshia flexuosa and Morella pennsylvanica on Cape Cod, MA (in prep for Plant and Soil).
Lin, M.T. and Thiet, R.K. 2013. The effect of invasive fire ants (Myrmica rubra) on New England soil properties (in prep for Plant and Soil).
Thiet, R.K. 2013. Students tackle the Mystery Soil Lab: An inquiry-based, problem-solving soil ecology laboratory project (in prep for American Biology Teacher).
Thiet, R.K., Smith, S.M., Rubino, V., Clark, R., Oset, J., and Lee, K. 2013. Soft-shell clam recolonization of restored New England salt marshes facilitates toxic macroalgal blooms (in prep for Restoration Ecology).
Colbert, N.K., R.F. Baldwin, and R.K. Thiet. 2011. A developer-initated conservation plan for pool-breeding ampibians in Maine, USA: A case study. Journal of Conservation Planning 7:27-38.
Thelen, B.A. and Thiet, R.K. 2009. Molluscan community recovery following partial tidal restoration of a New England estuary. Restoration Ecology 17(5):695-703.
Thelen, B.A. and Thiet, R.K. 2008. Cultivating connection: incorporating meaningful citizen science into Cape Cod National Seashore's estuarine research and monitoring programs., Park Science 25(1): 74-80.
Thiet, R.K. and Boerner, R.E.J. 2007. Spatial pattern of ectomycorrhizal fungal inoculum in arbuscular mycorrhizal barrens communities: implications for controlling invasion by Pinus virginiana. Mycorrhiza 17:507-517.
Thiet, R.K., Frey, S.D., and Six, J. 2006. Do growth yield efficiencies differ between soil microbial communities differing in fungal:bacterial ratios? Reality check and methodological issues. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 38:837-844.
Six, J., Frey, S., Thiet, R.K. and Batten, K. 2006. Bacterial and fungal contributions to carbon sequestration in agroecosystems. Soil Science Society of America Journal 70:555-569.
Thiet, R.K., Boerner, R.E.J., Nagy, M., and Jardine, R. 2005. The effect of biological soil crusts on rainwater and nitrogen infiltration into Lake Michigan sand dune soils. Plant and Soil 278:235-252.
Simpson, R.T., Frey, S.D., Six, J., and Thiet, R.K. 2004. Preferential stabilization of microbial-derived carbon in microaggregates contained in macroaggregates of no-tillage soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal 68:1249-1255.
Thiet, R.K. 2002. Diversity comparison between diked and undiked coastal freshwater marshes on Lake Erie during a high-water year. Journal of Great Lakes Research 28:285-298.