|Title||An analysis of some physical factors affecting the local distribution of the shorttail shrew (Blarina brevicauda) in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1953|
|Journal||Miscellaneous Publications of the Museum of Zoology of the University of Michigan|
1. On a series of five study areas in the northern part of the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, illustrating the main forest associations and soil types of the region, physical conditions (soil moisture, temperature, freezing, and penetrability) of the environment of Blarina brevicauda were recorded and analyzed for a period of 14 consecutive months. Previously, two summers had been spent in preliminary investigatin of the small mammals of the region.