2021 Publications

Alsip, P.J.; J.H. Hartig; G. Krantzberg; K.C. Williams; J. Wondolleck. 2021. Evolving Institutional Arrangements for Use of an Ecosystem Approach in Restoring Great Lakes Areas of Concern. Sustainability. 13(3):1532. (DOI:10.3390/su13031532).

Amiri-Farahani, A.; N. Olson; D. Neubauer; B. Roozitalab; A.P. Ault; A.L. Steiner. 2021. Lake spray aerosol emissions alter nitrate partitioning in the Great Lakes region. Geophysical Research Letters. (DOI:10.1029/2021GL093727).


Anderson, H.S., T.H. Johengen, C.M. Godwin, H. Purcell, P.J. Alsip, S.A. Ruberg, and L.A. Mason. 2021. Continuous In Situ Nutrient Analyzers Pinpoint the Onset and Rate of Internal P Loading under Anoxia in Lake Erie’s Central Basin. Environmental Science & Technology: Water. (DOI:10.1021/acsestwater.0c00138).


Anderson, H.S., T.H. Johengen, R. Miller and C.M. Godwin. 2021. Accelerated sediment phosphorus release in Lake Erie’s central basin during seasonal anoxia. Limnology and Oceanography. (DOI:10.1002/lno.11900).

Biddanda, B.; S. Kendall. 2021. Hidden life of giant microbialites in Laguna Bacalar, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. Postcards from the Field. Eos, American Geophysical Union. 102(10):48. 


Biddanda, B., A. Weinke, I. Stone, S. Kendall, P. Hartmeyer, W. Lusardi, S. Gandulla, J. Bright and S. Ruberg. 2021. Extant Earthly Microbial Mats and Microbialites as Models for Exploration of Life in Extraterrestrial Mat Worlds. Life. (DOI:10.3390/life11090883).

Biddanda, B.; A. Weinke; I. Stone; S. Kendall; P. Hartmeyer; W. Lusardi; S. Gandulla; J. Bright; S. Ruberg. 2021. Microbial mats: Extraterrestrial Life Models. Encyclopedia.

Billings, K. 2021. Great Lakes Shoreline Restoration: Evaluation and Benchmarks. Deep Blue Documents. (DOI:10.7302/3789).

Cai, Q., D. Beletsky, J. Wang and R. Lei. 2021. Interannual and Decadal Variability of Arctic Summer Sea Ice Associated with Atmospheric Teleconnection Patterns During 1850-2017. Journal of Climate. (DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-20-0330.1).

Cai, Q., J. Wang, D. Beletsky, J. Overland, M. Ikeda, and L. Wan. 2021. Accelerated decline of summer Arctic sea ice during 1850–2017 and the amplified Arctic warming during the recent decades. Environmental Research Letters. (DOI:10.1088/1748-9326/abdb5f).

Cohn, D.; S. Davedu; L. Liu; M. Nakashima; I. Peng. 2021. Great Lakes Ice Cover: Enriching Database and Improving Forecast. Deep Blue Documents. (DOI:10.7302/1050).

Cook, J.; C. Catanese; B. Biddanda. 2021. A Just and Delightful Tantrum: Sophia’s Call for Climate Action. Connections for the STEM Classroom.

Den Uyl, P.A., S.B. Harrison, C.M. Godwin, M.D. Rowe, J.R. Strickler and H.A.Vanderploeg. 2021. Comparative Analysis of Microcystis Buoyancy in Western Lake Erie and Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron. Harmful Algae. (DOI:10.1016/j.hal.2021.102102).

Dick, G.J., M.B. Duhaime, J.T. Evans, R.M. Errera, C.M. Godwin, J.J. Kharbush, H.S. Nitschky, M.A. Powers, H.A. Vanderploeg, K.C. Schmidt, D.J. Smith, C.E. Yancey, C.C. Zwiers and V.J. Denef. 2021. The genetic and ecophysiological diversity of MicrocystisEnvironmental Microbiology. (DOI:10.1111/1462-2920.15615).

Dusicska, E.; S.R. Green; C.W. Rosenbaum; K. Sun; X. Wu. 2021. Assessing Nutrient Management Strategies to Control Harmful Algal Blooms in Lake Erie. Deep Blue Documents. (DOI:10.7302/967).

Evans, T.M.; Z.S. Feiner; L.G. Rudstam; D.M. Mason; J.M. Watkins; E.D. Reavie; A.E. Scofield; L.E. Burlakova; A.Y. Karatayev; W.G. Sprules. 2021. Size spectra analysis of a decade of Laurentian Great Lakes data. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 79(1). (DOI:10.1139/cjfas-2020-0144).

Fraker, M.E., A. Shrestha, L. Marshall, L. Mason and R. Miller. 2021. Seasonal variation in light penetration and subsurface chlorophyll-a in southern Lake Michigan observed by a glider. Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2021.04.007).

Grim, S.L.; A.A. Voorhies; B.A. Biddanda; S. Jain; S.C. Nold; R. Green; G.J. Dick. 2021. Omics-Inferred Partitioning and Expression of Diverse Biogeochemical Functions in a Low-O2 Cyanobacterial Mat Community. mSystems. 6(6):e01042-21. (DOI:10.1128/mSystems.01042-21).

Guo, T., V. Campbell-Arvai, and B.J. Cardinale. 2021. Why does the public support or oppose agricultural nutrient runoff regulations? The effects of political orientation, environmental worldview, and policy specific beliefs. Journal of Environmental Management. (DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2020.111708).

Holda, T.J.; L.G. Rudstam; S.A. Pothoven; D.M. Warner; D.S. Khrystenko; J.M. Watkins. 2021. Lake-wide, annual status of the Mysis diluviana population in Lake Michigan in 2015. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 47(1):190-203. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2020.11.012).

Hu, H., A.J. van der Westhuysen, P. Chu and A. Fujisaki-Manome. 2021. Predicting Lake Erie wave heights and periods using XGBoost and LSTM. Ocean Modeling. (DOI:10.1016/j.ocemod.2021.101832).

Hu, Y.; L. Fitzpatrick; L.M. Fry; L. Mason; L.K Read; D.C. Goering. 2021.Edge-of-field runoff prediction by a hybrid modeling approach using causal inference. Environmental Research Communications. (3)7. (DOI:10.1088/2515-7620/ac0d0a).

Huang, C.; E. Anderson; Y. Liu; G. Ma; G. Mann; P. Xue. 2021. Evaluating essential processes and forecast requirements for meteotsunami-induced coastal flooding. Natural Hazards. 110:1693-1718. (DOI:10.1007/s11069-021-05007-x).

Jia, Y.; C.K. Shum; and other authors. 2021. Altimetry for the future: Building on 25 years of progress. Advances in Space Science. (DOI:10.1016/j.asr.2021.01.022).

Li, Y., D. Beletsky, J. Wang, J. Austin, J. Kessler, A. Fujisaki-Manome and P. Bai. 2021. Modeling a large coastal upwelling event in Lake Superior. JGR Oceans. (DOI:10.1029/2020JC016512).

Li, Y., Li, J.; V. Ianaiev; A. Huff; J. Zalusky; T. Ozersky; S. Katsev. 2021. Benthic invaders control the phosphorus cycle in the world’s largest freshwater ecosystem. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 118(6). (DOI:10.1073/pnas.2008223118).

Maguire, T.; C. Stow; C. Godwin. 2021. Spatially Referenced Bayesian State-Space Model of Total Phosphorus in western Lake Erie. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. (DOI:10.5194/hess-2021-296). 

Mancuso, J.L.; A. D. Weinke; I.P. Stone; S.E. Hamsher; M. Villar-Argaiz; B.A. Biddanda. 2021. Cold and wet: Diatoms dominate the phytoplankton community during a year of anomalous weather in a Great Lakes estuary. Journal of Great Lakes Research. 47(5):1305-1315. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2021.07.003).

Marshall, Nathaniel T., H.A. Vanderploeg, and S.R. Chaganti. 2021. Environmental (e)RNA advances the reliability of eDNA by predicting its age. Scientific Reports. (DOI:10.1038/s41598-021-82205-4).

Murray, M.; J. Bratton; A. Elgin; C. Godwin; C. Riseng. 2021. Great Lakes Indicators – Exploring Alternative ApproachesThrough Stakeholder Input: A White Paper. National Wildlife Federation, Great Lakes Regional Center.

Ozersky, T., A.J. Bramburger, A.K. Elgin, H.A. Vanderploeg, J. Wang, J.A. Austin, H.J. Carrick, L. Chavarie, D.C. Depew, A.T. Fisk, S.E. Hampton, E.K. Hinchey, R.L. North, M.G. Wells, M.A. Xenopoulos, M.L. Coleman, M.B. Duhaime, A. Fujisaki-Manome, R.M. McKay, G.A. Meadows, M.D. Rowe, S. Sharma, M.R. Twiss and A. Zastepa. 2021. The changing face of winter: lessons and questions from the Laurentian Great Lakes. JGR Biogeosciences. (DOI:10.1029/2021JG006247).

Qian, S.S., C.A. Stow, F.E. Rowland, Q. Liu, M.D. Rowe, E.J. Anderson, R.P. Stumpf and T.H. Johengen. 2021. Chlorophyll a as an Indicator of Microcystin: Short-Term Forecasting and Risk Assessment in Lake Erie. Ecological Indicators. (DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.108055).

Robinson, K.F., P.J. Alsip, A.R. Drake, Y.C. Kao, M.A. Koops, D.M. Mason, E.S. Rutherford, H. Zhang. 2021. Reviewing uncertainty in bioenergetics and food web models to project invasion impacts: Four major Chinese carps in the Great Lakes. Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2020.11.003).

Rowland, F.E., C.A. Stow, L.T. Johnson, and R.M. Hirsch. 2021. Lake Erie tributary nutrient trend evaluation: Normalizing concentrations and loads to reduce flow variability. Ecological Indicators. (DOI:10.1016/j.ecolind.2021.107601).

Shahraki, A.H.; S.R. Chaganti; D. Heath. 2021. Spatio-temporal dynamics of bacterial communities in the shoreline of Laurentian great Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair’s large freshwater ecosystems. BMC Microbiology. 21. (DOI:10.1186/s12866-021-02306-y).

Sinclair, J.S., M.E. Fraker, J.M. Hood, K.T. Frank, M.R. DuFour, A.M. Gorman and S.A. Ludsin. 2021. Functional traits reveal the dominant drivers of long-term community change across a North American Great Lake. Global Change Biology. (DOI:10.1111/gcb.15902).

Smith, D.J.; J.Y. Tan; M.A. Powers; X.N. Lin; T.W. Davis; G.J. Dick. 2021. Individual Microcystis colonies harbour distinct bacterial communities that differ by Microcystis oligotype and with time. Environmental Microbiology. 23(6):3020-3036. (DOI:10.1111/1462-2920.15514).

Stone, I.; A. Weinke; N. Dugener; J. Cook; B. Biddanda. 2021. Anchor Truth to Power: The Battle for Earth. Interchange, Connections for the STEM Classroom.

Vasquez, A.A.; O. Mohiddin; Z. Li; B.L. Bonnici; K. Gurdziel; J.L. Ram. 2021. Molecular diet studies of water mites reveal prey biodiversity. PLOS One. 16(7):e0254598. (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0254598).