Dr. Ken Aho
Idaho State University
Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho
State University, Pocatello, ID. 2011-present.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University, Pocatello, ID. 2011.
Instructor and postdoctoral researcher, Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State Uni-versity, Pocatello, ID. 2007-2011.
Ph.D., Biological Sciences. Department of Ecology, Montana State University. 1999-2006.
M.S., Biostatistics. Department of Mathematics, Montana State University. 2006-2007.
B.S., Biological Sciences (June 1995). Department of Biological Sciences, Idaho State University. 1990-1995.
Bowyer, R. T., Stewart, K. M., Monteith, K. L., Aho, K. In press. Wildlife Ecology.
Zorio, S. D.*, Williams, C. F., Aho, K. 2016. Indicators of change: revisiting historical ecological data provides
context for altered plant community composition. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research.
Striluk, M. L.*, Aho, K. Weber, C. F., 2016. The effect of season and terrestrial biome on the abundance of plant
growth-promoting bacteria in the lower atmosphere. Aerobiologia.
Aho, K., Derryberry, D., Peterson, T. 2016. A graphical framework for model selection criteria and significance
tests (refutation, confirmation and ecology). Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
Kaushik, G.*, Huber, D. P.*, Aho, K., Finney, B., Bearden, S. E., and Thomas, M. A. 2016. In vivo intestinal and
placental transfer of carbamazepine at typical environmental concentrations from drinking water to the
developing fetus brain. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications.
Goodnoe, T. T.*, Hill, J. P., Aho, K. 2016. Effects of variation in carbon, nitrogen and phosphorous molarity and
stoichiometry on sex determination in the fern Ceratopteris richardii. Botany
Thalmann, J. C.*, Bowyer, R. T., Aho, K. Weckerly, F. W., McCullough, D. R. 2015. Antler and body size in black-
tailed deer: retrospective analysis of cohort effects. Advances in Ecology.
Aho, K., Bowyer, R. T. 2015. Confidence intervals for a product of proportions: application to importance
Weber, C. F., King, G. Aho, K. 2015. Relative abundance of and composition within fungal orders differ
between cheatgrass (Bromus tectorum) and sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata)-associated soils. PloS One
Kaushik, G.*, Aho, K., Thomas, M.A. 2015. Psychoactive pharmaceuticals as environmental contaminants may
isrupt highly inter-connected nodes in an Autism-associated protein-protein interaction network. BMC
Aho, K., Bowyer, R.T. 2015. Confidence intervals for ratios of proportions: implications for selection ratios.
Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
Mitchell, C. D., Chaney, R., Aho, K., Bowyer, R.T. 2015. Population density of Dall's sheep in Alaska: Effects of
predator harvest. Mammal Research .
Aho, K., Weaver, T., Eversman, S. 2014. Water and substrate control of cliff communities: Patterns among
species and phyla. Journal of Vegetation
Aho, K., Derryberry, D., Peterson, T. 2014. Model selection for ecologists: The worldviews of AIC and BIC.
Weber, C. F., Lockhart, J. S.*, Aho, K., Charaska, E.*, Lohse, K. A. 2014. Bacterial composition of soils in
ponderosa pine and mixed conifer forests exposed to different wildfire burn severity. Soil Biology and
Aho, K., Weaver, T., Regle, S. 2011. Identification and siting of native vegetation types on disturbed land:
demonstration of statistical methods. Journal
of Applied Vegetation Science .
Aho, K., Long, R. A.*, Kie, J. G., Bowyer, R .T. 2010. A new index for measuring perpendicularity of animal
movements in relation to patch boundaries. Ecological Modelling.
Aho, K. 2014. Foundational and Applied Statistics for Biologists Using R. Chapman and Hall/CRC Press, Boca
Raton, FL. 618 pgs. ISBN: 9781439873380
Aho, K. In press. Foundational and Applied Statistics for Biologists Using R (Revised edition, 2nd printing).
Chapman and Hall/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 618 pgs.
Aho, K. 2016. asbio; A Collection of Statistical Tools for Biologists. R package version 1.3-4
Aho, K. 2016. plant.ecol;
Computational Tools for Plant Ecology. R package version 0.3