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Dr. Clinton T. Moore

Assistant Unit Leader, Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit
Adjunct Associate Professor, Wildlife Ecology and Management

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Dr. Clint Moore

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Campus address

Warnell 3-426


PhD, Forest Resources, Univ of Ga (2002)
MS Statistics, NC State Univ (1986)
BS Forest Resources, Univ of Ga (1982)

USGS, Georgia Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, 2011-present
USGS Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, 2001-2011
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, 1994-1997
National Biological Service, 1992-1994
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 1986-1992

Curriculum Vitae:


Research Areas Detail:

structured decision making
adaptive management
decision theory
modeling of natural resource systems
sampling and estimation of wildlife populations

Recent Citations:
  1. Lawson, A. J., C. T. Moore, T. R. Rainwater, F. M. Nilsen, P. M. Wilkinson, R. H. Lowers, L. J. Guillette, Jr., K. W. McFadden, and P. G. R. Jodice. 2020. Nonlinear patterns in mercury bioaccumulation in American alligators are a function of predicted age. Science of the Total Environment 707:135103.
  2. Moore, C. T., J. J. Gannon, T. L. Shaffer, and C. S. Dixon. 2020. An adaptive approach to vegetation management in native prairies of the northern Great Plains. M. C. Runge, S. J. Converse, J. E. Lyons, and D. R. Smith, eds. Case studies in decision analysis for natural resources management. Johns Hopkins University Press.  In Press.
  3. Daly, J. A., K. A. Buhlmann, B. D. Todd, C. T. Moore, J. M. Peaden, and T. D. Tuberville. 2019. Survival and movements of head-started Mojave desert tortoises. Journal of Wildlife Management 83:1700-1710.
  4. Converse, S. J., S. Servanty, C. T. Moore, and M. C. Runge.  2019.  Population dynamics of reintroduced Whooping Cranes.  Pages 139-160 in J. B. French, S. J. Converse, and J. E. Austin, eds. Whooping Cranes: Biology and Conservation.  Biodiversity of the World: Conservation from Genes to Landscapes.  Academic Press, London, UK.
  5. Daly, J. A., K. A. Buhlmann, B. D. Todd, C. T. Moore, J. M. Peaden, and T. D. Tuberville.  2018.  Comparing growth and body condition of indoor-reared, outdoor-reared, and free-ranging juvenile Mojave Desert Tortoises.  Herpetological Conservation and Biology 13:622-633.
  6. Crawford, B. A., C. T. Moore, T. M. Norton, and J. C. Maerz.  2018.  Integrated analysis for population estimation, management impact evaluation, and decision-making for a declining species.  Biological Conservation 222:33-43. 
  7. Cummings J. W., S. J. Converse, C. T. Moore, D. R. Smith, C. T. Nichols, N. L. Allan, and C. M. O'Meilia. 2017. A projection of lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus) populations range-wide. USGS Open-File Report 2017-1071.
  8. Fouts, K. L., C. T. Moore, K. D. Johnson, and J. C. Maerz. 2017. Lizard activity and abundance greater in burned habitat of a xeric montane forest. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 8:181-192.
  9. Crawford, B. A., C. T. Moore, T. M. Norton, and J. C. Maerz. 2017. Mitigating road mortality of Diamond-backed Terrapins (Malaclemys terrapin) with hybrid barriers at crossing hot spots. Herpetological Conservation and Biology 12:202-211.
  10. Jafari, N., B. L. Nuse, C. T. Moore, B. Dilkina, and J. Hepinstall-Cymerman.  2017.  Achieving full connectivity of sites in the Multiperiod Reserve Network Design Problem.  Computers and Operations Research 81:119-127.
  11. Hunt, V. M., S. K. Jacobi, J. J. Gannon, J. Zorn, C. T. Moore, and E. V. Lonsdorf.  2016.  A decision support tool for adaptive management of native prairie ecosystems.  Interfaces 46:334-344.
  12. Irwin, B. J., B. A. Crawford, T. Gancos Crawford, and C. T. Moore. 2016. Turning uncertainty into useful information for conservation decisions. Southeast Climate Science Center Fact Sheet 2016-02.
  13. Hunter, E. A., N. P. Nibbelink, C. R. Alexander, K. Barrett, L. F. Mengak, R. K. Guy, C. T. Moore, and R. J. Cooper.  2015.  Coastal vertebrate exposure to predicted habitat changes due to sea level rise.  Environmental Management 56:1528-1537.
  14. Converse, S. J., C. T. Moore, and D. P. Armstrong.  2013.  Demographics of reintroduced populations: estimation, modeling, and decision analysis.  Journal of Wildlife Management 77:1081-1093.
  15. Converse, S. J., C. T. Moore, M. J. Folk, and M. C. Runge.  2013.  A matter of tradeoffs: reintroduction as a multiple objective decision.  Journal of Wildlife Management 77:1145-1156.
  16. Gannon, J.J., T. L. Shaffer, and C. T. Moore. 2013. Native Prairie Adaptive Management: A multi region adaptive approach to invasive plant management on Fish and Wildlife Service owned native prairies: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1279, 184 p. with appendixes,
  17. Moore, C. T., T. L. Shaffer, and J. J. Gannon.  2013.  Spatial education: improving conservation delivery through space-structured decision making.  Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 4:199-210.

WILD 8370: Bayesian Modeling for Conservation Science (Spring, odd years)

Wildlife Seminar: Structured Decision Making and Adaptive Management (Spring, even years)

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