Summer 2019 eNewsletter

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Journal Articles:

Alsip, P.J., H. Zhang, M.D. Rowe, D.M. Mason, E.S. Rutherford, C.M. Riseng and Z. Su. 2019. Lake Michigan’s Suitability for Bigheaded Carp: The Importance of Diet Flexibility and Subsurface Habitat. Freshwater Biology. (DOI:10.1111/fwb.13382).

Anderson, E.J., A. Fujisaki-Manome, J. Kessler, G.A. Lang, P.Y. Chu, J.G. Kelley, Y. Chen and J. Wang. 2018. Ice Forecasting in the Next-Generation Great Lakes Operational Forecast System (GLOFS). Journal of Marine Science and Engineering. (DOI:10.3390/jmse6040123).

Bosse, K.R., M.J. Sayers, R.A. Shuchman, G.L. Fahnenstiel, S.A. Ruberg, D.L. Fanslow A.M. Burtner. 2019. Spatial-Temporal Variability of In Situ Cyanobacteria Vertical Structure in Western Lake Erie: Implications for Remote Sensing Observations. Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2019.02.003).

Chaffin, J.D., T.W. Davis, D.J. Smith, M.M. Baer and G.J. Dick. 2018. Interactions Between Nitrogen Form, Loading Rate, and Light Intensity on Microcystis and Planktothrix Growth and Microcystin Production. Harmful Algae. (DOI:10.1016/j.hal.2018.02.001).

Charusombat, U., A. Fujisaki-Manome, A.D. Gronewold, B.M. Lofgren, E.J. Anderson, P.D. Blanken, C. Spence, J.D. Lenters, C. Xiao, L.E. Fitzpatrick and G. Cutrell. 2018. Evaluating and Improving Modeled Turbulent Heat Fluxes Across the North American Great Lakes. Hydrology and Earth Systems Sciences. (DOI:10.5194/hess-22-5559-2018).

Chiang, E., M.L. Schmidt, M.A. Berry, B.A. Biddanda, A. Burtner, T.H. Johengen, D. Palladino, V.J. Denef. 2018. Verrucomicrobia are Prevalent in North-Temperate Freshwater Lakes and Display Class-Level Preferences Between Lake Habitats. PLOS One. (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0195112).

Fang, S., D.D. Giudice, D. Scavia, C.E. Binding, T.B. Bridgeman, J.D. Chaffin, M.A. Evans, J. Guinness, T.H. Johengen and D.R. Obenour. 2019. A Space-Time Geostatistical Model for Probabilistic Estimation of Harmful Algal Bloom Biomass and Areal Extent. Science of The Total Environment. (DOI:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.133776).

Gill, D., M. Rowe and S.J. Joshi. 2018. Fishing in greener waters: Understanding the Impact of Harmful Algal Blooms on Lake Erie Anglers and the Potential for Adoption of a Forecast Model. Journal of Environmental Management. (DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2018.08.074).

Guo, T., D. Gill, T.H. Johengen, B.J. Cardinale. 2019. What Determines the Public’s Support for Water Quality Regulations to Mitigate Agricultural Runoff? Environmental Science and Policy. (DOI:10.1016/j.envsci.2019.09.008).

Guo, T., E.C. Nisbet and J.F. Martin 2019. Identifying Mechanisms of Environmental Decision-Making: How Ideology and Geographic Proximity Influence Public Support for Managing Agricultural Runoff to Curb Harmful Algal Blooms. Journal of Environmental Management. (DOI:10.1016/j.jenvman.2019.04.021).

Hawley, N., D. Beletsky and J. Wang. 2018. Ice Thickness Measurements in Lake Erie During the Winter of 2010-2011. Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2018.04.004).

Kitchens, C.M., T.H. Johengen and T.W. Davis. 2018. Establishing Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Microcystis Sediment Seed Stock Viability and Their Relationship to Subsequent Bloom Development in Western Lake Erie. Plos One. (DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0206821).

Klump, J.V., J. Bratton, K. Fermanich, P. Forsythe, H.J. Harris, R.W. Howe and J.L. Kaster. 2018. Green Bay, Lake Michigan: A Proving Ground for Great Lakes Restoration. Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI: 10.1016/j.jglr.2018.08.002).

Liu, Q., E.J. Anderson, Y. Zhang, A.D. Weinke, K.L. Knapp and B.A. Biddanda. 2018. Modeling Reveals the Role of Coastal Upwelling and Hydrologic Inputs on Biologically Distinct Water Exchanges in a Great Lakes Estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. (DOI: 10.1016/j.ecss.2018.05.014).

Moore, T.S., J.H. Churnside, J.M. Sullivan, M.S. Twardowski, A.R. Nayak, M.N. McFarland, N.D. Stockley, R.W. Gould, T.H. Johengen, S.A. Ruberg. 2019. Vertical Distributions of Blooming Cyanobacteria Populations in a Freshwater Lake from LIDAR Observations. Remote Sensing of Environment. (DOI:10.1016/j.rse.2019.02.025).

Newell, S.E., T.W.Davis, T.H. Johengen, D. Gossiaux, A. Burtner, D. Palladino and M.J. McCarthy. 2019. Reduced Forms of Nitrogen are a Driver of Non-Nitrogen-Fixing Harmful Cyanobacterial Blooms and Toxicity in Lake Erie. Harmful Algae. (DOI:10.1016/j.hal.2018.11.003).

Rowe, M.D., E.J. Anderson, D. Beletsky, C.A. Stow, S.D. Moegling, J.D. Chaffin, J.C. May, P.D. Collingsworth, A. Jabbari and J.D. Ackerman. 2019. Coastal Upwelling Influences Hypoxia Spatial Patterns and Nearshore Dynamics in Lake Erie. JGR Oceans. (DOI:10.1029/2019JC015192).

Sayers, M.J. K.R. Bosse, R.A. Shuchman, S.A. Ruberg, G.L. Fahnenstiel, G.A. Leshkevich, D.G. Stuart, T.H. Johengen, A.M. Burtner, D. Palladino. 2019. Spatial and Temporal Variability of Inherent and Apparent Optical Properties in Western Lake Erie: Implications for Water Quality Remote Sensing. Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2019.03.011).

Sayers, M.J., A.G. Grimm, R.A. Shuchman, K.R. Bosse, G.L. Fahnenstiel, S.A. Ruberg and G.A. Leshkevich. 2019. Satellite Monitoring of Harmful Algal Blooms in the Western Basin of Lake Erie: A 20-year time-series. Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2019.01.005).

Smith, J.P., E.K. Lower, F.A. Martinez, C.M. Riseng, L.A. Mason, E.S. Rutherford, M. Neilson, P. Fuller, K.E. Wehrly and R.A. Sturtevant. 2019. Interactive Mapping of Nonindigenous Species in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Management of Biological Invasions. (DOI:10.3391/mbi.2019.10.1.12).

Stauffer, B.A., H.A. Bowers, E. Buckley, T.W. Davis, T.H. Johengen, R. Kudela, M.A. Mcmanus, H. Purcell, G.J. Smith, A. Vander Woude and M.N. Tamburri. 2019. Considerations in Harmful Algal Bloom Research and Monitoring: Perspectives From a Consensus-Building Workshop and Technology Testing. Frontiers in Marine Science. (DOI:10.3389/fmars.2019.00399).

Vander Woude, A., S. Ruberg, T.H. Johengen, R. Miller and D. Stuart. 2019. Spatial and Temporal Scales of Variability of Cyanobacteria Harmful Algal Blooms from NOAA GLERL Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery. Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2019.02.006).

Wang, J., J. Kessler, X. Bai, A. Clites, B. Lofgren, A. Assuncao, J. Bratton, P. Chu and G. Leshkevich. 2018. Decadal Variability of Great Lakes Ice Cover in Response to AMO and PDO, 1963–2017. American Meteorological Society. (DOI:10.1175/JCLI-D-17-0283.1).

Weiskerger, C.J., M.D. Rowe, C.A. Stow, D. Stuart and T. Johengen. 2018. Application of the Beer‐Lambert Model to Attenuation of Photosynthetically Active Radiation in a Shallow, Eutrophic Lake. Water Resources Research. (DOI:10.1029/2018WR023024).

Zhang, H., J. Wang, T. Yang, B. Lofgren and P. Chu. 2018. Statistical Relationships Between Biological Parameters and Environmental Forcings in Lake Erie, 1970s–2010s. NOAA Technical Memorandum GLERL-173.

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