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Dr. Brian Irwin

Assistant Unit Leader & Adjunct Associate Faculty Fisheries

Contact Information

Contact Dr. Brian Irwin

Phone:
706-542-0790

Campus address

Office:
Warnell 3-427
Education:
Ph.D., Cornell University: Natural Resources, minor in Biometry
M.S., Auburn University: Fisheries and Allied Aquacultures
B.S., University of Illinois: Liberal Arts and Sciences, major in General Biology
Recent Citations:

TenHarmsel, H. J., B. B. Boley, B. J. Irwin, and C. A. Jennings. 2019. An importance–satisfaction analysis of trout license holders in Georgia. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 39(6):1227-1241. doi:10.1002/nafm.10353.

Vidal, T., B. J Irwin, C. P. Madenjian, and S. J. Wenger. 2019. Age truncation of alewife in Lake Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 45(5):958-968. doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2019.06.006.

Deroba, J. J., S. K. Gaichas, M. Lee, R. G. Feeney, D. Boelke, and B. J. Irwin. 2019. The dream and the reality: meeting decision-making time frames while incorporating ecosystem and economic models into management strategy evaluation. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 76(7):1112-1133. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2018-0128.

Feeney, R. G., D. V. Boelke, J. J. Deroba, S. Gaichas, B. J. Irwin, and M. Lee. 2019. Integrating management strategy evaluation into fisheries management: advancing best practices for stakeholder inclusion based on an MSE for Northeast U.S. Atlantic herring. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 76(7):1103-1111. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2018-0125.

Vidal T. E., B. J. Irwin, T. Wagner, L. G. Rudstam, J. R. Jackson, J. R. Bence. 2017. Using variance structure to quantify responses to perturbation in fish catches. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 146:583-594 [Featured Article]. doi:10.1080/00028487.2017.1301992. Robert L. Kendall Award for the Best Paper in the Transactions of the American Fisheries Society for 2017.

Midway, S. R., T. Wagner, J. D. Zydlewski, B. J. Irwin, and C. P. Paukert. 2016. Transboundary fisheries science: meeting the challenges of inland fisheries management in the 21st century. Fisheries 41(9):536-546. doi:10.1090/03632415.2016.1208090.

Irwin, B., B. Crawford, T. Gancos Crawford, and C. Moore. 2016. Turning uncertainty into useful information for conservation decisions. Southeast Climate Science Center Fact Sheet 2016-02. https://secasc.ncsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/14/2019/04/SECASC_Fact…

Paukert, C. P., B. A. Glazer, G. J. A. Hansen, B. J. Irwin, P. C. Jacobson, J. L. Kershner, B. L. Shuter, J. E. Whitney, and A. E. Lynch. 2016. Adapting fisheries management to a changing climate. Fisheries 41(7):374-384. doi:10.1080/03632415.2016.1185009.

Wagner, T., S. R. Midway, T. Vidal, B. J. Irwin, and J. R. Jackson. 2016. Detecting unusual temporal patterns in fisheries time series data. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 145:786-794. doi:10.1080/00028487.2016.1150879.

Kramer, D. W., T. J. Prebyl, J. H. Stickles, D. A. Osborn, B. J. Irwin, N. P. Nibbelink, R. J. Warren, and K. V. Miller. 2016. Assessing deer road crossings using GPS locations. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 3:253-260.

Keiter, D. A., F. L. Cunningham, O. E. Rhodes, Jr., B. J. Irwin, and J. C. Beasley. 2016. Optimization of scat detection methods for a social ungulate, the wild pig, and experimental evaluation of factors affecting detection of scat. PLOS ONE. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155615.

Dawson, H. A., M. L. Jones, B. J. Irwin, N. S. Johnson, C. M. Wagner, and M. Szymanski. 2016. Management strategy evaluation of a new control tactic to manage invasive fish. Natural Resource Modeling 29(3):448-469.

Fitzgerald, D. G., L. G. Rudstam, J. M. Casselman, B. J. Irwin, D. G. Fielder, T. J. Paoli, and C. E. Kraft. 2016. Fish community response to environmental perturbations: comparison of Oneida Lake with three Bays of the Great Lakes. Pages 497-524 in L. G. Rudstam, E. L. Mills, J. R. Jackson, and D. J. Stewart, editors. Oneida Lake: Long-term Dynamics of a Managed Ecosystem and its Fisheries.

Irwin, B. J., L. G. Rudstam, J. R. Jackson, A. J. VanDeValk, and J. L. Forney. 2016. Long-term trends in the fish community of Oneida Lake: analysis of the zebra mussel invasion. Pages 375-396 in L. G. Rudstam, E. L. Mills, J. R. Jackson, and D. J. Stewart, editors. Oneida Lake: Long-term Dynamics of a Managed Ecosystem and its Fisheries.

Rudstam, L. G., J. R. Jackson, A. J. VanDeValk, T. E. Brooking, W. W. Fetzer, B. J. Irwin, and J. L. Forney. 2016. Walleye and yellow perch in Oneida Lake. Pages 319-354 in L. G. Rudstam, E. L. Mills, J. R. Jackson, and D. J. Stewart, editors. Oneida Lake: Long-term Dynamics of a Managed Ecosystem and its Fisheries.

Tsehaye, I., M. L. Jones, B. J. Irwin, D. G. Fielder, J. E. Breck, and D. R. Luukkonen. 2015. A predictive model to inform adaptive management of double-crested cormorants and fisheries in Michigan. Natural Resource Modeling 28(3):348-376.

Jones, M. L., T. O. Brenden, and B. J. Irwin. 2015. Re-examination of sea lamprey control policies for the St. Marys River: completion of an adaptive management cycle. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72(10):1538-1551. doi:10.1139/cjfas-2014-0567.

Cohen, B. S., E. H. Belser, C. H. Killmaster, J. W. Bowers, B. J. Irwin, M. J. Yabsley, and K. V. Miller. 2015. Epizootiology of cranial abscess disease in white-tailed deer of Georgia. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 51(3):609-618. doi:10.7589/2014-05-129

Bringolf, R. A., B. J. Irwin, and K. A. Kellock. 2015. Factors associated with intersex largemouth bass from impoundments in the southeastern United States. Pages 311-318 in M. D. Tringali, J. M. Long, T. W. Birdsong, and M. S. Allen. Black bass diversity: multidisciplinary science for conservation. American Fisheries Society, Symposium 82, Bethesda, MD.

 

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