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Alisa Winthuysen Coffin
Southeast Watershed Research
Ecologist

Phone: (229) 386-3665
Fax: (229) 386-7215

2316 RAINWATER ROAD
TIFTON , GA 31793
Projects
Lupin, Cereal Rye, and Carinata Winter Cover Crops for Biomass in the Southern Coastal Plain
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 433002
Lupin, Cereal Rye, and Carinata Winter Cover Crops for Biomass in the Southern Coastal Plain
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 433202
Lupin, Cereal Rye, and Carinata Winter Cover Crops for Biomass in the Southern Coastal Plain
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 433243
Quantification and Improvement of the Efficiency of Inputs and Management Practices of Southeastern Agriculture to Better Meet Yield, Environmental and Economic Goals
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430954
Enhancing Water Resources, Production Efficiency and Ecosystem Services in Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain Agricultural Watersheds
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 432526
Eco-hydrological Modeling Using Field-based and Earth Observations to Assess Water Use Efficiency & Support Agricultural Water Resources Management
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 431406
Eco-hydrological Modeling Using Field-based and Earth Observations to Assess Water Use Efficiency and Support Agricultural Water Management
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 432485
Geospatial Modeling of Agroecological Systems and Dynamics in the Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain LTAR Site
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433286

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
The promise and challenges of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) for agricultural research in the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network. -
Remotely estimating beneficial arthropod populations: Implications of a low-cost unmanned aerial system -
Xavier, S., Coffin, A.W., Olson, D.M., Schmit, J. 2018. Remotely estimating beneficial arthropod populations: Implications of a low-cost unmanned aerial system. Remote Sensing. 10: 1485. 10.3390/rs10091485.
The promise and challenges of unmanned aerial vehicles for calibrating remote sensing data for agricultural models in the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network: a case for the southeastern U.S.A. -
Corn grain yield from broiler litter (BL) and flue gas desulfurized gypsum (FGDG) amended coastal plain soil -
Landscape effects on Solinopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and Geocoris spp. (Hemiptera: Geocoridae), two important omnivorous arthropod taxa in field crops -
Olson, D.M., Zeilinger, A., Prescott, K., Coffin, A.W., Ruberson, J., Andow, D. 2018. Landscape effects on Solinopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and Geocoris spp. (Hemiptera: Geocoridae), two important omnivorous arthropod taxa in field crops. Environmental Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvy104.
Economic competiveness of napier grass in irrigated and non-irrigated Georgia Coastal Plain cropping systems. -
Lamb, M.C., Anderson, W.F., Strickland, T.C., Coffin, A.W., Sorensen, R.B., Knoll, J.E., Pisani, O. 2018. Economic competiveness of napier grass in irrigated and non-irrigated Georgia Coastal Plain cropping systems.. BioEnergy Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-018-9916-1. 2018.
Operationalizing an "Information Ecosystem" to support information management work of the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network -
Landscape effects on reproduction of Euschistus servus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), a mobile, polyphagous, multivoltine arthropod herbivore -
Olson, D.M., Prescott, K.K., Zeilinger, A.R., Hou, S., Coffin, A.W., Smith, C.M., Ruberson, J.R., Andow, D.A. 2018. Landscape effects on reproduction of Euschistus servus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), a mobile, polyphagous, multivoltine arthropod herbivore. Environmental Entomology. 47(3):660-668. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy045.
Snapshots of biodiversity in Georgia agroecosystems -
Thompson, M., Halliday, P., Xavier, S., Whitehouse, S., Olson, D.M., Coffin, A.W., Sial, A., Toews, M., Schmidt, J. 2018. Snapshots of biodiversity in Georgia agroecosystems. South Carolina Entomological Society. April 4-6, 2018, Helen, GA.
Landscape and host plant effects on two important omnivorous arthropod taxa in field crops -
Olson, D.M., Zeilinger, A., Prescott, K., Coffin, A.W., Ruberson, J., Andow, D. 2018. Landscape and host plant effects on two important omnivorous arthropod taxa in field crops. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology, April 8-12, 2018, Chicago, Illinois.
Landscape and host plant effects on reproduction by a mobile, polyphagous, multivoltine arthropod herbivore -
Olson, D.M., Prescott, K., Zeilinger, A., Hou, S., Coffin, A.W., Smith, C.M., Ruberson, J., Andow, D. 2018. Landscape and host plant effects on reproduction by a mobile, polyphagous, multivoltine arthropod herbivore. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology. April 8-12, 2018, Chicago, Illnois.
The Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain (GACP) Tifton, GA, LTAR site -
Coffin, A.W. 2018. The Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain (GACP) Tifton, GA, LTAR site. Workshop: Emerging Technologies and Methods in Earth Observation for Agricultural Monitoring. Abstract.
USDA Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Network and earth observation research -
Tsegaye, T.D., Coffin, A.W. 2018. USDA Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) Network and earth observation research. Workshop: Emerging Technologies and Methods in Earth Observation for Agricultural Monitoring. Abstract.
Identifying agro-ecoregions for the Long Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network -
Understanding the scale and drivers of ecosystem services in working landscapes of the southeastern US -
Habitat management utilizing native wildflowers to foster pollinator abundance -
Xavier, S., Olson, D.M., Coffin, A.W., Schmidt, J. 2018. Habitat management utilizing native wildflowers to foster pollinator abundance. Meeting Abstract. [abstract]. Georgia Organics Conference.
Landscape and host plant effects on two important omnivorous arthropod taxa in field crops -
Olson, D.M., Zeilinger, A., Prescott, K., Coffin, A.W., Ruberson, J., Andow, D. 2018. Landscape and host plant effects on two important omnivorous arthropod taxa in field crops [abstract]. Entomological Society of America, Southwestern and Southeastern Branch.
Chapter 6: Economics of non-timber forest products in the United States -
Frey, G., Blatner, K., Jacobson, M., Starbuck-Downes, C., Sills, E., Mercer, D., Alexander, S., Chamberlain, J., Gold, M., Godsey, L., Emery, M., Coffin, A.W. 2018. Chapter 6: Economics of non-timber forest products in the United States. USDA Forest Service Research Notes. https://doi.org/10.2727/SRS-GTR-232.
Comparative analysis of SWAT model with Coupled SWAT-MODFLOW model for Gibbs Farm Watershed in Georgia -
Sangeetha, K., Narasimhan, B., Bosch, D.D., Coffin, A.W. 2018. Comparative analysis of SWAT model with Coupled SWAT-MODFLOW model for Gibbs Farm Watershed in Georgia. Annual International SWAT Conference. Pending Volume/Page.
Ecological enrichment in agroecosystems: Utilizing wildflowers to promote beneficial arthropod communities -
Xavier, S., Olson, D.M., Coffin, A.W., Schmidt, J. 2017. Ecological enrichment in agroecosystems: Utilizing wildflowers to promote beneficial arthropod communities. Meeting Abstract. [abstract]. Entomological Society of America.
Perennial grass and native wildflowers: a synergistic approach to habitat management -
Xavier, S.S., Olson, D.M., Coffin, A.W., Strickland, T.C., Schmidt, J.M. 2017. Perennial grass and native wildflowers: a synergistic approach to habitat management. Insects. 8(4):104. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects8040104.
Simple landscape modifications for pollinator and arthropod natural enemy enhancement -
Xavier, S., Olson, D.M., Coffin, A.W., Schmidt, J. 2017. Simple landscape modifications for pollinator and arthropod natural enemy enhancement. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 5-8, 2017, Denver, Colorado.
Trophic interactions in contrating production systems: MiSeq versus multiplex PCR -
Schmidt, J., Olson, D.M., Krehenwinkel, H., Coffin, A.W. 2017. Trophic interactions in contrating production systems: MiSeq versus multiplex PCR. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. November 5-8, 2017, Denver, Colorado.
25 years of economic research on non-timber forest products in the United States: History, trends, status, and future priorities -
Alexander, S., Frey, G., Blatner, K., Jacobson, M., Sills, E., Mercer, E., Downes, M., Emery, M., Gold, M., Godsey, L., Coffin, A.W. 2017. 25 years of economic research on non-timber forest products in the United States: History, trends, status, and future priorities [abstract]. Presented at International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) Division 5 Conference 2017: June 12-16, 2017, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Comparison of NOAA lidar data at 1.5 and 3 meter resolutions, for adequate watershed delineation in Tift County, Georgia, USA -
Ellzey, D., Coffin, A.W., Bosch, D.D. 2017. Comparison of NOAA lidar data at 1.5 and 3 meter resolutions, for adequate watershed delineation in Tift County, Georgia, USA. Meeting. [abstract] Presented at 23rd Annual Undergarduate Research Symposium, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia, April 11-13, 2017.
Enhancing resource availability in agro-ecosystems for beneficial arthropods through floral provisioning -
Xavier, S., Olson, D.M., Coffin, A.W., Schmidt, J. 2017. Enhancing resource availability in agro-ecosystems for beneficial arthropods through floral provisioning [abstract]. Georgia Organic Meeting Abstract.
Environmental factors affecting the spatial distribution and trophic interactions of arthropod communities at a bioenergy farm in the Southeastern Plains, USA -
Coffin, A.W., Olson, D.M., Schmidt, J., Seymour, L., Pisani, O., Strickland, T.C. 2017. [ABSTRACT] Environmental factors affecting the spatial distribution and trophic interactions of arthropod communities at a bioenergy farm in the Southeastern Plains, USA. Presented at 2017 US-IALE meeting in Baltimore, MD, April, 2017.
Minor modifications in agricultural landscapes for promoting biodiversity through floral provisioning -
Xavier, S., Coffin, A.W., Olson, D.M., Schmidt, J. 2017.[ABSTRACT] Minor modifications in agricultural landscapes for promoting biodiversity through floral provisioning. presented at 2017 US-IALE meeting in Baltimore, MD, April, 2017.
Region, landscape, and host plant effects on reproduction by a mobile, multivoltine arthropod herbivore -
Olson, D.M., Prescott, K., Zeilinger, A., Hou, S., Coffin, A.W., Smith, C.M., Ruberson, J., Andow, D. 2017. Region, landscape, and host plant effects on reproduction by a mobile, multivoltine arthropod herbivore [abstract]. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology.
Soil nitrogen dynamics and leaching under conservation tillage in the Atlantic Coastal Plain, Georgia, USA -
Pisani, O., Strickland, T.C., Hubbard, R., Bosch, D.D., Coffin, A.W., Endale, D.M., Potter, T.L. 2017. Soil nitrogen dynamics and leaching under conservation tillage in the Atlantic Coastal Plain, Georgia, USA. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 72:519. https://doi:10.2489/jswc.72.5.519.
Assessing pesticide wet deposition risk within a small agricultural watershed in the Southeastern Coastal Plain (USA) -
Potter, T.L., Coffin, A.W. 2016. Assessing pesticide wet deposition risk within a small agricultural watershed in the Southeastern Coastal Plain (USA). Science of the Total Environment. 580:158-167. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.020.
Marginal lands for biocontrol and ecosystem services: Where to enhance and what do we put there? -
Schmidt, J., Olson, D.M., Strickland, T.C., Coffin, A.W. 2016. Marginal lands for biocontrol and ecosystem services: Where to enhance and what do we put there [abstract]? International Congress of Entomology.
Influence of the biogeospatial environment on the distribution of spider communities -
Schmidt, J., Russell, K., Olson, D.M., Coffin, A.W. 2016. Influence of the biogeospatial environment on the distribution of spider communities. Proceedings of the 20th International Congress of Arachnology in Golden, colorado on July 5, 2016.
Dedicated energy crops and crop residues for bioenergy feedstocks in the Central and Eastern U.S.A. Reprint Icon -
Mitchell, R., Schmer, M.R., Anderson, W.F., Jin, V.L., Balkcom, K.S., Kiniry, J.R., Coffin, A.W., White Jr, P.M. 2016. Dedicated energy crops and crop residues for bioenergy feedstocks in the Central and Eastern U.S.A. BioEnergy Research. 9:384-398.
Southeastern USA regional landscape patterns and population dynamics of the stink bug, Euchistus servus -
Olson, D.M., Prescott, K., Zeilinger, A., Hou, S., Coffin, A.W., Smith, C.M., Ruberson, J., Andow, D. 2016. Southeastern USA regional landscape patterns and population dynamics of the stink bug, Euchistus servus [abstract]. International Congress of Entomology.
Applications of UAV imagery for agricultural and environmental research at the USDA Southeast Watershed Research Lab -
Coffin, A.W. 2016. Applications of UAV imagery for agricultural and environmental research at the USDA Southeast Watershed Research Lab. [ABSTRACT] Precision Agriculture.
Investigating the influence of geospatial attributes on spider species richness and diversity -
Russell, K., Coffin, A.W., Olson, D.M., Strickland, T.C., Schmidt, J. 2016. Investigating the influence of geospatial attributes on spider species richness and diversity. International Congress of Entomology. 2016 XXV International Congress of Entomology, September 25-30, 2016, Orlando, FL.
Patterns of landscape dynamics and land use systems in the Southeastern Coastal Plain, USA -
Coffin, A.W. 2016. Patterns of landscape dynamics and land use systems in the Southeastern Coastal Plain, USA. [ABSTRACT] University of Georgia Research Report.
Landscape considerations of perennial biofuel feedstock production in conservation buffers of the Georgia Coastal Plain, USA -
Coffin, A.W., Strickland, T.C., Anderson, W.F., Lamb, M.C., Schmidt, J., Olson, D.M. 2016. Landscape considerations of perennial biofuel feedstock production in conservation buffers of the Georgia Coastal Plain, USA. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology, April 3-7, 2016, Ashville, NC.
Investigating the influence of farm-scape geospatial characteristics on spider diversity -
Russell, K., Olson, D.M., Coffin, A.W., Schmidt, J. 2016. Investigating the influence of farm-scape geospatial characteristics on spider diversity[abstract]. Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia.
Potential for production of perennial biofuel feedstocks in conservation buffers on the Coastal Plain of Georgia, USA Reprint Icon -
Coffin, A.W., Strickland, T.C., Anderson, W.F., Lamb, M.C., Lowrance, R., Smith, C.M. 2016. Potential for production of perennial biofuel feedstocks in conservation buffers on the Coastal Plain of Georgia, USA. BioEnergy Research. 9(2):587-600. doi:10.1007/s12155-015-9700-4.
Maximizing ecosystem services in the design of agroecosystems:implications of integrating field to watershed heterogeneity -
Schmidt, J., Olson, D.M., Potter, T.L., Davis, R.F., Toews, M., Coffin, A.W. 2015. Maximizing ecosystem services in the design of agroecosystems:implications of integrating field to watershed heterogeneity[abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Assessing benefits and risk of using flue gas desulfurized gypsum (FGDG) as soil amendment in a Coastal Plain soil -
Endale, D.M., Strickland, T.C., Bosch, D.D., Potter, T.L., Coffin, A.W., Schomberg, H.H. 2015. [ABSTRACT] Assessing benefits and risk of using flue gas desulfurized gypsum (FGDG) as soil amendment in a Coastal Plain soil. Presented at American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science society of America, and Soil Science society of America 2015 Annual International Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 11/15-18/2015.
Land-cover change in the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape conservation Cooperative, 1973 to 2000 -
Drummond, M., Stier, M., Coffin, A.W. 2015. Land-cover change in the Gulf Coastal Plains and Ozarks Landscape conservation Cooperative, 1973 to 2000. U.S.Geological Survey Open File Report 2015-1018, 13p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20151018.
Trophic interactions in contrasting production systems: MiSeq versus multiplex PCR -
Schmidt, J., Olson, D.M., Boyer, S., Krehenwinkel, H., Coffin, A.W. 2017. Trophic interactions in contrasting production systems: MiSeq versus multiplex PCR. Insects. [abstract]. Entomological Society of America.