Edward Martinko

Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Director, Kansas Biological Survey
Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1976
Primary office:
785-864-1505
Higuchi Hall


Dr. Martinko's interests include ecosystem ecology and management, landscape analysis and characterization, and remote sensing of natural and biological resources, integrated reservoir mapping and assessment, water quality analysis, ecosystems research, landscape ecology and insect community ecology.

Selected Publications

  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko. 2014. Bathymetric Survey of John Redmond Reservoir, Coffey County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program.  Report 2014-01.
  • Liechti, P., J. deNoyelles, E. Martinko, and S. Campbell.  2014.  Characterization and Mapping of Sediment Thickness and Pattern in John Redmond Reservoir, Coffey County, Kansas.  Report 2014-01
  • Martinko, E. and J. deNoyelles, K. Bosnak, M. Jackubauskas, D. Huggins, J. Kastens, A. Shreders, D. Baker, A. Blackwood, S. Campbell, and C. Rogers. 2013. Atlas of Kansas Lakes: A resource for communities, policy makers, and planners.  Publication of the Kansas Biological Survey. 240 pp.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko. 2013.  Bathymetric and Sediment Survey of Sedan City Lake (Old), Chautauqua County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program.   Report 2013-07.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko. 2013.  Bathymetric and Sediment Survey of Crystal Lake, Anderson County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program.  Report 2013-03. 
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko. 2013.  Bathymetric and Sediment Survey of Garnett City Lake, Anderson County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program.   Report 2013-04. 
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko. 2013.  Bathymetric and Sediment Survey of Richmond City Lake, Franklin County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program.   Report 2013-05. 
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko. 2013.  Bathymetric and Sediment Survey of Sedan City Lake (New), Chautauqua County, Kansas.   Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program.   Report 2013-06. 
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, E. A. Martinko, P. Liechti, and S. Campbell. 2012. Bathymetric and sediment surveys of Atchison County Lake, Banner Creek Reservoir, and Centralia City Reservoir, Kansas.  The Kansas Water Resources Research Institute, p 17.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko. 2012. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Cheney Reservoir, Reno-Kingman-Sedgwick Counties, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program, The Kansas Water Resources, Report 2011-01. 
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles and E. A. Martinko. 2012. Bathymetric and sediment survey of El Dorado Reservoir, Butler County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program, The Kansas Water Office, Report 2011-02.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Alma City Lake, Wabaunsee County, Kansas. Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-13. Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011.  Bathymetric and sediment survey of Wyandotte County Lake, Wyandotte County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-12. Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011.  Bathymetric and sediment survey of Thayer City Lakes, Neosho County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-11.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011.  Bathymetric and sediment survey of Carbondale Lake, Osage County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-10. Submitted to the Kansas Water Office. 
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011.  Bathymetric and sediment survey of Polk Daniels Lake, Elk County, Kansas. Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-09.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011.  Bathymetric and sediment survey of Pleasanton City Lake, Linn County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-08.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Moline City Lake, Elk County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-07. Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Augusta-Santa Fe Lake, Butler County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-06.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Augusta City Lake, Butler County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-05.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Anthony City Lake, Harper County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-04.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Afton City Lake, Sedgwick County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2011-03.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011.  Bathymetric and sediment survey of Wilson County SFL, Wilson County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2010-11.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Severy City Lake, Greenwood County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2010-09.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Toronto, Woodson County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2010-03.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Fall River, Greenwood County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2010-02.   Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Jakubauskas, M., J. deNoyelles, and E. A. Martinko.  2011. Bathymetric and sediment survey of Elk City, Montgomery County, Kansas.  Applied Science and Technology for Reservoir Assessment (ASTRA) Program Report Number 2010-01.  Submitted to the Kansas Water Office.
  • Johnson, J. B., R. H. Hagen, and E. A. Martinko. 2010. "Effect of succession and habitat area on wandering spider (Araneae) abundance in an experimental landscape" Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 83(2). 141-153.
  • Martinko, E. A., R. H. Hagen, and J. A. Griffith. 2006. "Successional change in the insect community of a fragmented landscape" Landscape Ecology. 21. 711-721.
  • Peterson, D. L., S. L. Egbert, K. P. Price, and E. A. Martinko. 2004. "Identifying historical and recent land cover changes in Kansas using post-classification change detection techniques" Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science. 107(3-4). 105-118.
  • Griffith, J. A., E. A. Martinko, J. L. Whistler, and K. P. Price. 2002. "Preliminary comparison of landscape pattern-NDVI relationships to Central Plains stream conditions" Journal of Environmental Quality. 31(3). 846-859.
  • Peterson, D. L., K. P. Price, and E. A. Martinko. 2002. "Investigating grazing intensity and range condition of grasslands in northeastern Kansas using Landsat Thematic Mapper data" Geocarto International. 17(4). 13-24.
  • Griffith, J. A., E. A. Martinko, J. L. Whistler, and K. P. Price. 2002. "Interrelationships among landscape, NDVI, and stream water quality in the U.S. Central Plains" Ecological Applications. 12(6). 1702-1718.
  • Peterson, D. L., K. P. Price, and E. A. Martinko. 2002. "Discriminating between cool season and warm season grassland cover types in northeastern Kansas" International Journal of Remote Sensing. 23. 5015-5030.
  • Price, K. P., T. J. Crooks, and E. A. Martinko. 2001. "Grasslands across time and scale: a remote sensing perspective" Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. 67. 414-420.
  • Griffith, J. A., K. P. Price, and E. A. Martinko. 2001. "A multivariate analysis of biophysical parameters of tallgrass prairie among land management practices and years" Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 68. 249-271.
  • Martinko, E. A., K. P. Price, S. L. Egbert, J. L. Whistler, M. E. Jakubauskas, and T. J. Crooks. 2000. "Building on three decades of remote sensing and decision support: The NASA Great Plains RESAC and the Kansas Applied Remote Sensing (KARS) Program" Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. 66(10). 1158-1163.
  • Griffith, J. A., E. A. Martinko, and K. P. Price. 2000. "Landscape structure analysis of Kansas at three scales" Landscape and Urban Planning. 52(11). 45-61.
  • Martinko, E. A., K. P. Price, J. M. Lomas, and D. L. A. Kastens. 1999. "Agricultural applications: GreenReport – Vegetation Index Greenness Map" Remote Sensing Applications. 8-11.
  • Lomas, J. M., E. A. Martinko, K. P. Price, and D. L. A. Kastens. 1998. "Satellite-derived sea surface temperature maps for the sport fishing industry" Understanding Our Changing Planet, Earth Science Enterprise 1998 Applications Fact Book. 22-23.
  • Egbert, S. L., C. L. Lauver, C. F. Blodgett, K. P. Price, and E. A. Martinko. 1997. "Mapping the Kansas grasslands: a multiseasonal approach" Gap Analysis Bulletin. 6. 12-13.
  • Whistler, J. L., S. L. Egbert, E. A. Martinko, D. W. Baumgartner, R. E. Lee, and M. E. Jakubauskas. 1996. "Development of the Kansas Digital Land Use/Land Cover Map from satellite multispectral imagery" Raster Imagery in Geographic Information Systems. edited by Morian, S. and S. L. Baros. 328-334.
  • Holt, R. D., D. M. Debinski, J. E. Diffendorfer, M. S. Gaines, E. A. Martinko, G. R. Robinson, and G. C. Ward. 1995. "Perspectives from and experimental study of habitat fragmentation in an agroecosystem" Ecology and Integrated Farming Systems. edited by Glen, D. M., M. P. Greaves, and H. M. Anderson. 147-175.
  • Martinko, E. A.. 1995. "Defining Ecosystem Health: Rapporteur’s Report" Evaluating and Monitoring the Health of Large-Scale Ecosystems. edited by Rapport, D. J., C. L. Gaudet, and P. Calow. 95-98.
  • Robinson, G. R., R. D. Holt, M. S. Gaines, S. P. Hamburg, M. L. Johnson, H. S. Fitch, and E. A. Martinko. 1992. "Diverse and contrasting effects of habitat fragmentation" Science. 257. 524-526.
  • Jakubauskas, M. E., J. L. Whistler, M. E. Dillworth, and E. A. Martinko. 1992. "Classification of remotely sensed data for use in an agricultural non-point source pollution model" Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 47(2). 179-183.
  • Martinko, E. A.. 1982. "Remote Sensing and Integrated Pest Management: The Case of Musk Thistle" Remote Sensing for Resource Management. edited by Johannsen, C. J. and J. L. Sanders. 172-178.
  • Martinko, E. A.. 1979. "Remote sensing and Landsat: a definition" Insight. 3(8). 9.
  • Martinko, E. A.. 1979. "Agricultural remote sensing in Kansas" Insight. 3(8). 6-8.
  • Martinko, E. A.. 1974. "Chiggers in Kansas: Their habits and effect on man" Bulletin State Biological Survey of Kansas. 1. 19.
  • Kavanaugh, D. H. and E. A. Martinko. 1972. "Notes on the distribution and a peculiar behavior pattern in Nebria purpurata Le Conte (Coleoptera: Carabidae)" Coleopterists Bulletin. 26(4). 147-149.
  • Bell, W. J., C. Parsons, and E. A. Martinko. 1972. "Cockroach aggression pheromones: Analysis of aggregation tendency and species specificity (Orthoptera: Blattidae)" Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society. 45(4). 414-421.

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