Fall 2017 eNewsletter

Recent Articles

Journal Articles:

Anderson, E.J. and D.J. Schwab. 2017. Meteorological influence on summertime baroclinic exchange in the Straits of Mackinac. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 122(3):2171-2182. (DOI:10.1002/2016JC012255). Anderson_etal.pdf

Beletsky, D. Beletsky, R. Rutherford, E.S., Sieracki, J.L., Bossenbroek, J.M., Chadderton, W.L., Wittman, M.E., Annis, G.M. and Lodge, D.M. 2017. Predicting spread of aquatic invasive species by lake currents. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 43(3):14-32. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2017.02.001). Beletsky_etal.pdf

Berry, M.A., T.W. Davis, R.M. Cory, M.B. Duhaime, T.H. Johengen, C.L. Kling, J.A. Marino, P.A. Den Uyl, D.C. Gossiaux, G.J. Dick and V.J. Denef. 2017. Cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms are a biological disturbance to western Lake Erie bacterial communities. Environmental Microbiology. 19(3):1149-1162. (DOI:10.1111/1462-2920.13640). Berry_etal.pdf

Berry, M.A., J.D. White, T.W. Davis, S. Jain, T.H. Johengen, G.J. Dick, O. Sarnelle and V.J. Denef. 2017. Are oligotypes meaningful ecological and phylogenetic units? A case study of Microcystis in freshwater lakes. Frontiers in Microbiology. 8(365). (DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2017.00365). Berry2_etal.pdf

Bertani, Isabella, C.E. Steger, D.R. Obenour, G.L. Fahnenstiel, T.B. Bridgeman, T.H. Johengen, M.J. Sayers, R.A. Schuchman and D. Scavia. 2017. Tracking cyanobacteria blooms: Do different monitoring approaches tell the same story? Science of The Total Environment. 575:294-308. (DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.10.023). Bertani_etal.pdf

Biddanda, B.A. 2017. Global significance of the changing freshwater carbon cycle. EOS. 98. (DOI:10.1029/2017EO069751). Biddanda.pdf

Butts, E. and H.J. Carrick. 2017. Phytoplankton seasonality along a gradient of temperate lakes: Convergence in taxonomic composition during winter ice-cover. Northeastern Naturalist.  24:167-187. (DOI:10.1656/045.024.s719). Butts_etal.pdf

Cable, R.N., D. Beletsky, R. Beletsky, B.W. Locke, K. Wigginton and M.B. Duhaime. 2017. Distribution and modeled transport of plastic pollution in the Great Lakes, the world’s largest freshwater resource. Frontiers in Environmental Science. 5(45). (DOI:10.3389/fenvs.2017.00045). Cable_etal.pdf

Collingsworth, P.D., D.B. Bunnell, M.W. Murray, Y.C. Kao, Z.S. Feiner, R.M. Claramunt, B.M. Lofgren, T.O. Hook and S.A. Ludsin. 2017. Climate change as a long-term stressor for the fisheries of the Laurentian Great Lakes of North America. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries. 27(2):363-391. (DOI:10.1007/s11160-017-9480-3). Collingsworth_etal.pdf

Denef, V.J., H.J. Carrick, J.F. Cavaletto, E. Chiang, T.H. Johengen and H.A. Vanderploeg. 2017. Lake Bacterial Assemblage Composition Is Sensitive to Biological Disturbance Caused by an Invasive Filter Feeder. American Society for Microbiology: mSphere. 2(3). (DOI:10.1128/mSphere.00189-17). Denef_etal.pdf

Foley, C.J., S.R. Andree, S.A. Pothoven, T.F. Nalepa and T.O. Hook. 2017. Quantifying the Predatory effect of round goby on Saginaw Bay dressenids. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 43:121-131. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2016.10.018). Foley_etal.pdf

Kramer, A.M., G. Annis, M.E. Wittmann, W.L. Chadderton, E.S. Rutherford, D.M. Lodge, L.A. Mason, D. Beletsky, C. Riseng and J.M. Drake. 2017. Suitability of Laurentian Great Lakes for invasive species based on global species distribution models and local habitat. Ecosphere. 8(7). (DOI:10.1002/ecs2.1883). Kramer_etal.pdf

Liu, Y., B.A. Engel, P.D. Collingsworth and B.C. Pijanowski. 2017. Optimal implementation of green infrastructure practices to minimize influences of land use change and climate change on hydrology and water quality: Case study in Spy Run Creek watershed, Indiana. Science of the Total Environment. 601:1400-1411. (DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.02.116). Liu_etal.pdf

Luscz, E.C., A.D. Kendall and D.W. Hyndman. 2017. A spatially explicit statistical model to quantify nutrient sources, pathways, and delivery at the regional scale. Biogeochemistry. 133(1):37-57. (DOI:10.1007/s10533-017-0305-1). Luscz_etal.pdf

Marcus, D.N., A. Pinto, K. Anantharaman, S.A. Ruberg, E.L. Kramer, L. Raskin and G.L. Dick. 2017. Diverse manganese (II)-oxidizing bacteria are prevalent in drinking water systems. Environmental Microbiology Reports. 9(2):120-128. (DOI:10.1111/1758-2229.12508). Marcus_etal.pdf

Meyer, K.A., T.W. Davis, S.B. Watson, V.J. Denef, M.A. Berry and G.J. Dick. 2017. Genome sequences of lower Great Lakes Microcystis sp. reveal strain-specific genes that are present and expressed in western Lake Erie blooms. PLoS One. (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0183859). Meyer_etal.pdf

Moore, T.S., C.B. Mouw, J.M. Sullivan, M.S. Twardowski, A. Burtner, A.B. Ciochetto, M.N. McFarland, A.R. Nayak, D. Paladino, N. Stockley, T.H. Johengen, A.W. Yu, S.A. Ruberg and A. Weidemann. 2017. Bio-optical Properties of Cyanobacteria Blooms in Western Lake Erie. Frontiers in Marine Science. (DOI:10.3389/fmars.2017.00300). Moore_etal.pdf

Nojavan A., F., S.S. Qian and C.A. Stow. 2017. Comparative analysis of discretization methods in Bayesian networks. Enironmental Modelling and Software. 87:64-71. (DOI:10.1016/j.envsoft.2016.10.007). Nojavan_etal.pdf

Omrani, H., A. Tayyebi and B. Pijanowski. 2017. Integrating the multi-label land-use concept and cellular automata with the artificial neural network-based Land Transformation Model: an integrated ML-CA-LTM modeling framework. GIScience and Remote Sensing. 54(3):283-304. (DOI:10.1080/15481603.2016.1265706). Omrani_etal.pdf

Reisinger, L.S., A.K. Elgin, K.M. Towle, D.J. Chan and D.M. Lodge. 2017. The influence of evolution and plasticity on the behavior of an invasive crayfish. Biological Invasions. 19(3):815-830. (DOI:10.1007/s10530-016-1346-4). Reisinger_etal.pdf

Rowe, M.D., E.J. Anderson, H.A. Vanderploeg, S.A. Pothoven, A.K. Elgin, J. Wang and F. Yousef. 2017. Influence of invasive quagga mussels, phosphorus loads, and climate on spatial and temporal patterns of productivity in Lake Michigan: A biophysical modeling study. Limnology and Oceanography. (DOI:10.1002/lno.10595). Rowe_etal.pdf

Scavia, D., I. Bertani, D.R. Obenour, R.E. Turner, D.R. Forrest and A. Katin. 2017. Ensemble modeling informs environmental policy making: The case of hypoxia in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 114(33):8823-8828. (DOI:10.1073/pnas.1705293114). Scavia_etal.pdf

Staley, C., T. Kaiser, M.L. Gidley, I.C. Enochs, P.R. Jones, K.D. Goodwin, C.D. Sinigalliano, M.J. Sadowsky and C.L. Chun. 2017. Differential impacts of land-based sources of pollution on the microbiota of southeast Florida coral reefs. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83:e03378-16. (DOI:10.1128/AEM.03378-16). Staley_etal.pdf

Steffen, M.M., T.W. Davis, R.M. McKay, G.S. Bullerjahn, L.E. Krausfeldt, J.M.A. Stough, M.L. Neitzey, N.E. Gilbert, G.L. Boyer, T.H. Johengen, D.C. Gossiaux, A.M. Burtner, D. Palladino, M.D. Rowe, G.J. Dick, K.A. Meyer, S. Levy, B.E. Boone, R.P. Stumpf, T.T. Wynne, P.V. Zimba, D. Gutierrez and S.W. Wilhelm. 2017. Ecophysiological Examination of the Lake Erie Microcystis Bloom in 2014: Linkages between Biology and the Water Supply Shutdown of Toledo, OH. Environmental Science and Technology. 51(12):6745-6755. (DOI:10.1021/acs.est.7b00856). Steffen_etal.pdf

Steinman, A.D., Cardinale, B.J., Munns, W.R., Ogdahl, M.E., Allan, J.D., Angadi, T., Bartlett, S., Brauman, K., Byappanahalli, M., Doss, M., Dupont, D., Johns, A., Kashian, D., Lupi, F., McIntyre, P., Miller, T., Moore, M., Muenich, R.L., Poudel, R., Price, J., Provencher, B., Rea, A., Read, J., Renzetti, S. Sohngen, B. and Washburn, E. 2017. Ecosystem Services in the Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 43: 161-168. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2017.02.004). Steinman_etal.pdf

Tayyebi, A., S.J. Smidt and B.C. Pijanowski. 2017. Long-Term Land Cover Data for the Lower Peninsula of Michigan, 2010–2050. Data. 2(2):16. (DOI:10.3390/data2020016). Tayyebi_etal.pdf

Testa, J.M., J.B. Clark, W.C. Dennison, E.C. Donovan, A.W. Fisher, W. Ni, M. Parker, D. Scavia, S.E. Spitzer, A.M. Waldrop, V.M.D. Vargas and G. Ziegler. 2017. Ecological Forecasting and the Science of Hypoxia in Chesapeake Bay. BioScience. 67(7):614-626. (DOI:10.1093/biosci/bix048). Testa_etal.pdf

Vanderploeg, H.A., Sarnelle, O., Liebig, J.R., Morehead, N.R., Robinson, S.D., Johengen, T.H., Horst, G.P. 2017. Seston Quality Drives Feeding, Stoichiometry and Excretion of Zebra Mussels. Freshwater Biology. 62: 664-680. (DOI:10.1111/fwb.12892). Vanderploeg_etal.pdf

Winslow, L.A., G.J.A. Hansen, J.S. Read and M. Notaro. 2017. Large-scale modeled contemporary and future water temperature estimates for 10774 Midwestern U.S. lakes. Nature: Scientific Data. (DOI:10.1038/sdata.2017.53). Winslow_etal.pdf

Wittman, M.T., G. Annis, A.M. Kramer, L.A. Mason, C.M. Riseng, E.S. Rutherford, W.L. Chadderton, D. Beletsky, J.M. Drake and D.M. Lodge. 2017. Refining species distribution model outputs using landscape-scale habitat data: Forecasting grass carp and Hydrilla establishment in the Great Lakes region. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 4(2):298-301. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2016.09.008). Wittmann_etal.pdf

Xue, P., D.J. Schwab, R.W. Sawtell, M.J. Sayers, R.A. Shuchman and G.L. Fahnenstiel. 2017. A particle-tracking technique for spatial and temporal interpolation of satellite images applied to Lake Superior chlorophyll measurements. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 43(3):1-13. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2017.03.012). Xue_etal.pdf

News Stories and Related Media:

New Institute Bridges Disciplines and Institutions Across the Great Lakes; Great Lakes Connection / Connexion Grands Lacs: IJC Newsletter, 9/11/2017


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Invasive Species:

  • Rowe, M.D. Influence of invasive quagga mussels, phosphorus loads, and climate on spatial and temporal patterns of productivity in Lake Michigan: A biophysical modeling study. 2017. (Animations)