PUBLICATIONS: (*denotes student)

Coster, S.S., M.N. Dllion*, W. Moore*, and G.T. Merovich Jr. 2021. The update and optimization of an eDNA assay to detect the invasive rusty crayfish (Faxonius rusticus). PLoS ONE.

Vilgats*, M.S., R. Ott, and S.S. Coster. 2021. Camera trap survey suggests forestry and prescribed burns attract wildlife, but may not enhance diversity. Virginia Journal of Science, 72:1-19.

Webster*, N., S. Price*, C. Gowan, and S.S. Coster. 2021. Rapid genetic sex identification in Brook Trout. North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 41:112-23.

Cove, M.V., R. Kays, H. Bontrager, C. Bresnan… S.S. Coster …et al. 2021. Snapshot USA 2019: A coordinated national camera trap survey of the United States. Ecology, 102:e03353.

Coster, S.S., A.B. Welsh, G. Costanzo, S.R. Harding, J.T. Anderson, T.E. Katzner. 2019. Gene flow connects coastal populations of a habitat specialist, the Clapper Rail (Rallus crepitans). Ibis, 161: 66-78.

Coster, S.S., A.B. Welsh, G. Costanzo, S.R. Harding, J.T. Anderson, T.E. Katzner. 2018. Genetic analyses reveal cryptic introgression in secretive marsh bird populations. Ecology and Evolution, 8: 9870-9879.

Palmer*, E., and S.S. Coster. 2018. Play behavior varies by age class in wild African elephants (Loxodonta africana). Papers & Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research.

Coster, S.S., K.J. Babbitt, A.I. Kovach. 2015. High genetic connectivity in Wood Frogs (Lithobates sylvaticus) and Spotted Salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum) in a managed forest. Herpetological Conservation & Biology, 10: 64-89.

Coster, S.S., K.J. Babbitt, A. Cooper, A.I. Kovach. 2015. Limited influence of local and landscape factors on finescale gene flow in two pond-breeding amphibians. Molecular Ecology, 24: 742-758.

Coster, S.S., J.S. Veysey Powell, K.J. Babbitt. 2014. Characterizing the width of amphibian movements during postbreeding migration. Conservation Biology, 28: 756-762.

Coster, S.S., A.I. Kovach. 2012. Anthropogenic influences on the spatial genetic structure of black bears. Conservation Genetics, 13: 1247-1257.

Coster, S.S., A.I. Kovach, P. Pekins, A. Cooper, A. Timmins. 2011. Genetic mark-recapture population estimation in black bears and issues of scale. Journal of Wildlife Management, 75: 1128-1136.

Coster, S.S., D.O. Ribble. 2005. Density and cover preferences of the Black-and-rufous elephant-shrew in Chome Forest Reserve Tanzania. Belgian Journal of Zoology, 135: 175-177.


Coster, S.S. 2007. Better black bear management. Newsletter of the NH Dept. of Environmental Services, Jan/Feb: 4.