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Michael Marchetti  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  

Education:

  • Ph. D. Graduate Group in Ecology, University of California, Davis, January 1999
  • MS Graduate Group in Ecology, University of California, Davis, June 1994
  • BA/BA Biology/Chemistry, Bucknell University, June 1990

Teaching Experience:

  • Fletcher Jones Professor of Biology - St. Marys College of California (July 2011 - Present)
  • Professor - California State University, Chico (August 2000 - August 2011)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • Advancing Ecological Literacy in Non-Majors, Undergraduate Courses. Marchetti, Michael (talk, speech or lecture)
    Ecological Society of America
    (August 2012)
  • Examining the paradox of invasive/endangered species conservation. Marchetti, Michael (talk, speech or lecture)
    Society for Conservation Biology
    (July 2012)

Invited Speaker

  • The role of interspecific competition in the process of species invasion. Marchetti, Michael
    Mills College
    (October 2012)
  • The ecological role of seasonal tributaries in California. Marchetti, Michael
    Drexel University
    (May 2012)

Keynote Speaker

  • Impact of Invasive Species: Lessons from California’s Fishes. Marchetti, Michael
    Canadian Aquatic Invasive Species Network
    (March 2010)

Plenary Session

  • Impact of Invasive Species: Lessons from California’s Fishes. Marchetti, Michael
    Tahoe Basin Science Confrence
    (February 2010)

Publications:

  • Layhee, Megan, Marchetti, Michael, Chandra, Sudeep and Pickard, Daniel. 2014. Employing stable isotopes to investigate the impacts of invasive species on hawaiian stream food webs, Pacific Conservation Biology
  • Lorig, Becky, Marchetti, Michael and Kopp, Gabriel. 2013. Spatial and Temporal Ecology of Fish Larvae in Seasonal and Perennial Tributaries of the Sacramento River, California, Journal of Freshwater Biology
  • Lockwood, Julie, Hoopes, Martha and Marchetti, Michael. 2013. Invasion Ecology, 2nd Edition, Wiley-Blackwell
  • Ricciardi, Anthony, Hoopes, Martha, Marchetti, Michael and Lockwood, Julie. 2013. Progress toward understanding the ecological impacts of non-native species. , Ecological Monographs, vol. 83, pg.263-282
  • Lockwood, J, Hoopes, M and Marchetti, M. 2011. Non-natives: pluses of invasion ecology, Nature, vol. 475, pg.36
  • Marchetti, M.P., Esteban , E., Smith, A., Richards, A., Slusark, J. and Pickard, D. 2011. Ecological assessment of a constant flow regime on the macroinvertebrate community in a large Mediterranean climate river, Journal of Freshwater Ecology, vol. 26, issue 3, pg.000
  • Marchetti, M.P. and Moyle, P. 2010. Protecting Life On Earth: An Introduction to the Science of Conservation, UC Press
  • Marr, S., Marchetti, M.P., Olden, J. and Garcia-Berthou, E. 2010. Freshwater fish introductions in Mediterranean-climate regions: are there commonalities in the conservation problem, Diversity and Distributions, vol. 16, issue 4, pg.606-619.
  • Marchetti, M.P. and Garr, M. 2010. Evaluating wetland restoration success using aquatic macroinvertebrate assemblages in the Sacramento Valley CA, Restoration Ecology, vol. 18, issue 4, pg.457-466
  • Limm, M. and Marchetti, M.P. 2009. Contrasting patterns of juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytschaw) growth, diet, and prey densities in off-channel and main stem habitats on the Sacramento River, Environmental Biology of Fish, vol. 85, issue 2, pg.141-151
  • Lockwood, J.L., Hoopes, M.F. and Marchetti, M.P. 2007. Invasion Ecology, Blackwell Publishing
  • Marchetti, M.P., Lockwood, J.L. and Light, T.S. 2006. Effects of urbanization on Californias fish diversity: differentiation, homogenization and the influence of spatial scale., Biological Conservation, vol. 127, issue 3, pg.310-318
  • Moyle, P.B. and Marchetti, M.P. 2006. Predicting exotic fishes in freshwater systems: freshwater fishes in California as a model., BioScience, vol. 56, issue 6, pg.515-524
  • Light, T.S. and Marchetti, M.P. 2006. Invasions and habitat change as drivers of diversity loss among Californias freshwater fishes. , Conservation Biology, vol. 21, issue 2, pg.434-446
  • Marchetti, M.P., Moyle, P.B. and Levine, R. 2004. Invasive species profiling: exploring the characteristics of exotic fishes across invasion stages in California, Freshwater Biology, vol. 49, issue 5, pg.646-661
  • Marchetti, M.P., Light, T.S., Moyle, P.B. and Viers, J. 2004. Invasion and extinction in California fish assemblages: testing hypotheses using landscape patterns, Ecological Applications, vol. 14, issue 5, pg.1507-1525
  • Marchetti, M.P., Moyle, P.B. and Levine, R. 2004. Alien fishes in California watersheds: characteristics of successful and failed invaders, Ecological Applications, vol. 14, issue 2, pg.587-596
  • Marchetti, M.P. and Nevitt, G.A. 2002. Effects of habitat enrichment on brain structures in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), Environmental Biology of Fish, vol. 66, pg.9-14
  • Layhee, Megan.. Employing stable isotopes to investigate the impacts of invasive species on hawaiian stream food webs
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