Kealoha Freidenburg

Research Scientist and Lecturer

Selected Publications

Holgerson, M.A., M. R. Lambert, L. K. Freidenburg, and D. K. Skelly.  In press. Suburbanization alters small pond ecosystems: shifts in nitrogen and food web dynamics. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.


Freidenburg, L.K. 2017. Environmental drivers of carry-over effects in a pond breeding amphibian, the wood frog (Rana sylvatica).  Canadian Journal of Zoology 95:255-262.


Shepack, A., L. K. Freidenburg, and D. K. Skelly. 2016.  Species loss in developed landscapes: an experimental evaluation. Landscape Ecology 32:609-615.


Skelly, D. K., S. B. Bolden, and L. K. Freidenburg.  2014.  Experimental canopy removal enhances diversity of vernal pond amphibians. Ecological Applications 24:340-345.


Skelly, D. K. and L. K. Freidenburg.  2012.  “Applied Ecology.” In Oxford Bibliographies Online: Ecology. Ed. EIC Christopher Key Chapple. New York: Oxford University Press.


Skelly, D. K. and L. K. Freidenburg. 2010. Evolutionary responses to climate change. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences (ELS). John Wiley & Sons. Chichester.


Skelly, D. K., S. R. Bolden, L. K. Freidenburg, N. A. Freidenfelds, and R. Levey.  2007. Ribeiroia infection is not responsible for Vermont amphibian deformities. EcoHealth 4:156-163.


Skelly, D. K., L. N. Joseph, H. P. Possingham, L. K. Freidenburg, T. J. Farrugia, M. T. Kinnison & A. P. Hendry.  2007. Evolutionary responses to climate change. Conservation Biology 21:1353-1355.


Skelly, D. K., S. R. Bolden, L. K. Freidenburg, N. A. Freidenfelds, M. P. Holland, T. R. Malcolm. 2006. Urbanization and disease in amphibians. Pages 153 to 167 in S. Collinge and C. Ray (Eds.) Ecology of disease: community context and pathogen dynamics. Oxford University Press.


Skelly, D. K., M. A. Halverson, L. K. Freidenburg, and M. C. Urban.  2005.  Canopy and amphibian biodiversity in forested wetlands. Wetlands Ecology and Management 13: 261–268.


Freidenburg, L. K.and D. K. Skelly.  2004.  Microgeographic variation in thermal preference by an amphibian.  Ecology Letters 7:369-373.


Halverson, M. A., D. K. Skelly, J. M. Kiesecker, and L. K. Freidenburg.  2003.  Forest mediated light regime linked to amphibian distribution and performance.  Oecologia 134:360-364. 

Skelly D. K., L. K. Freidenburg, and J. M. Kiesecker.  2002.  Forest canopy and the performance of larval amphibians. Ecology 83:983-992.


Skelly D. K., and L. K. Freidenburg.  2000.  Effects of beaver on the thermal biology of an amphibian.  Ecology Letters 3:483-486.


Freidenburg L. K.  1997.  Physical effects of habitat fragmentation.  In (P. Fiedler and P. Kareiva, Editors) Conservation Biology. Chapman and Hall, New York.