Daniel Soluk

Daniel Soluk

Professor

BIOLOGY

Churchill-Haines Labs 170C

Phone: (605) 677-6172

Email: Daniel.Soluk@usd.edu

Website: http://www.usdbiology.com/soluk/

Education:

  • Ph D, Zoology, University of Toronto, 1989
  • MS, Zoology, University of Alberta, 1983
  • BS, Entomology, University of Alberta, 1978

Research:

  • Evaluation of the potential impacts of the I355 extension on the ecology, behavior, population genetics and distribution of the endangered Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana) in the Des Plaines River Valley. Scope of Work and Supplementary Budget 2015-2016., Illinois Toll Highway Authority, (2015 - 2017)
  • Development of Mass rearing Protocols to Facilitate Population Augmentation for the Hine's Emerald Dragonfly in Illinois, Illinois Dept of Natural Resources, (2014 - 2016)
  • Evaluation of the potential impacts of the I355 extension on the ecology,, Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, (2013 - 2015)
  • Captive Rearing Program to facilitate habitat evaluation, head-starting, and population augmentation for the Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana) in Illinois., Illinois Dept of Natural Resources, (2012 - 2014)

Grants:

  • Development of eDNA Techniques to Detect the Endangered Hine's Emerald Dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana), US Fish and Wildlife Service and USGS. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2016 - Present)
  • Estimating the effects of herbicide application to habitat of the Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana)., US Fish and Wildlife Service. Grant Role: Co-Principal. (2010 - 2013)

Publications:

Citations listed below are presented in a standardized, modified format for display purposes only. They do not necessarily reflect the preferred style and conventions of the faculty member or discipline.

  • Pitcher, Kristopher A., and Soluk, Daniel. Inter-patch connectivity and intra-patch structure differentially alter prey consumption by multiple predators.. ECOSPHERE, 2016.
  • Furness, Amber N., and Soluk, Daniel. THE POTENTIAL OF DIVERSION STRUCTURES TO REDUCE ROADWAY MORTALITY OF THE ENDANGERED HINE'S EMERALD DRAGONFLY (SOMATOCHLORA HINEANA)", 449-455. Vol. 19. Journal of Insect Conservation., 2015. (DOI: 10.1007/s10841-015-9765-6)
  • Brown, Jennifer R., and Soluk, Daniel. Lockport Crude Oil Release: HINE'S EMERALD DRAGONFLY (SOMATOCHLORA HINEANA) SURVEYS, 7..
  • Soluk, Daniel, Britten, Hugh, and Monroe, Emy. Evaluation of the potential impacts of the I355 extension on the ecology, behavior, population genetics, and distribution of the endangered Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana) in the, 40..
  • Yager, LIsa A., Dixon, Mark, Cowman, Tim, and Soluk, Daniel. Historic changes (1941-2008) in side channel and backwater habitats within an unchannelized reach of the Missouri River.. River Research and Applications, 2011. (DOI: 10.1002/rra.1614)
  • Soluk, Daniel, Zercher, Deanna, and Worthington, Amy. INFLUENCE OF ROADWAYS ON PATTERNS OF MORTALITY AND FLIGHT BEHAVIOR OF ADULT DRAGONFLIES NEAR WETLAND AREAS. Biological Conservation/ Elsevier, 2011.
  • Monroe, Emy, Lynch, Colleen, Soluk, Daniel, and Britten, Hugh. Nonlethal tissue sampling techniques and microsatellite markers used for first report of genetic diversity in two populations of the endangered Somatochlora hineana (Odonata: Corduliidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 103:1012-1017., 1012-1017. Vol. 103. Annals of the Entomological Society of America., 2010. (DOI: 10.1603/AN10088)
  • Pitcher, Kristopher A., and Soluk, Daniel. Shortening inter-patch distances reduce the effect of fish on emergent insect subsidies from pond enclosures.. Ecology.
  • Soluk, Daniel, Britten, Hugh, Monroe, Emy, Kijowski, Ashley, Pitcher, Kristopher, Furness, Amber, Soluk, Tristan, and DeMots, Rachel. Evaluation of the potential impacts of the I355 extension on the ecology, behavior, population genetics, and distribution of the endangered Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana) in the Des Plaines River Valley 2012 Report Daniel..
  • Nannini, Michael A., Goodrich, Jodi, Dettmers, John M., Soluk, Daniel, and Wahl, David H.. Larval and early juvenile fish dynamics in main channel and backwater lake habitats of the Illinois River ecosystem. Edited by Dr. Javier Lobon-Cervia. Ecology of Freshwater Fish.

Presentations:

  • Furness, Amber N., Soluk, Daniel. Why shouldn't the dragonfly cross the road?: Factors that influence dragonfly vulnerability to vehicular collisions. Presented at the Annual Meeting Ecological Society of America, Sacramento, California. (August 2014)
  • DeMots, Rachel L., Soluk, Daniel. BEYOND INCREASING NUMBERS, THE BENEFITS OF CAPTIVE REARING PROGRAMS FOR RARE AND ENDANGERED AQUATIC INSECTS.. Presented at the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon. (May 2014)
  • Pitcher, Kristopher A., Soluk, Daniel. DO GOOD PLANTS MAKE GOOD NEIGHBORS? INFLUENCE OF AQUATIC PLANT DENSITY ON THE OUTCOME OF INTERSPECIFIC INTERACTIONS BETWEEN MULTIPLE PREDATORS.. Presented at the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon. (May 2014)
  • Furness, Amber N., Soluk, Daniel. YOU SHALL NOT PASS: THE IMPACT OF BRIDGES ON MOVEMENT OF ADULT AQUATIC INSECTS. Presented at the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, Oregon. (May 2014)
  • Furness, Amber N., Soluk, Daniel. Dragonflies, Roads, and Bridges: Strategies for Reducing Adult Dragonfly Mortality. Presented at the Natural Areas Conference, Chicago. (October 2013)
  • Quist, Danielle J., Dixon, Mark, Cowman, Tim, Soluk, Daniel. Flooding impacts and status of riverine mesohabitats, channel complexity, and habitat turnover along the Missouri River. Presented at the Ecological Society of America annual conference, Minneapolis, MN. (August 7, 2013)
  • Furness, Amber N., Soluk, Daniel. CROSSING ON THROUGH TO THE OTHER SIDE: EVALUATING STRATEGIES FOR REDUCING DRAGONFLY ROADWAY MORTALITY FROM MOTOR VEHICLES. Presented at the Annual Meeting Society for Freshwater Science , Jacksonville, Florida. (May 2013)
  • Demots, Rachel L., Soluk, Daniel. ESTABLISHING A SUCESSFUL CAPTIVE REARING PROGRAM FOR THE FEDERALLY ENDANGERED HINE'S EMERALD DRAGONFLY (SOMATOCHLORA HINEANA).. Presented at the Annual Meeting Society for Freshwater Science , Jacksonville, Florida. (May 2013)
  • Soluk, Daniel. NOT QUITE DEAD YET: CONSERVING THE HINE'S EMERALD DRAGONFLY (SOMATOCHLORA HINEANA WILLIAMSON) 18 YEARS AFTER ITS LISTING AS AN ENDANGERED SPECIES. Presented at the Annual Meeting Society for Freshwater Science , Jacksonville, Florida. (May 2013)
  • Kijowski, Ashley M., Soluk, Daniel. HIGH MOBILITY IN A SIT-AND-WAIT PREDATOR: EXAMINING PATTERNS OF LARVAL MOVEMENT BY THE ENDANGERED HINE'S EMERALD DRAGONFLY (SOMATOCHLORA HINEANA).
  • Monroe, Emy, Soluk, Daniel, Britten, Hugh. Conservation genetics of the Hine's emerald dragonfly (Somatochlora hineana) in heavily urbanized impacted and minimally affected areas of its range. Presented at the North American Benthological Society Annual Meeting, Providence, RI. (May 2011)
  • Quist, Danielle J., Cowman, Tim, Dixon, Mark, Soluk, Daniel. Temporal and spatial trends of various water quality parameters and chlorophyll concentrations within the 59-mile reach of the Missouri National Recreational River (poster). Presented at the Missouri River Natural Resources Conference, Nebraska City, NE. (March 10, 2011)