Winter 2018 eNewsletter

Recent Articles

Journal Articles:

Biddanda, B.A., A.D. Weinke, S.T. Kendall, L.C. Gereaux, T.M. Holcomb, M.J. Snider, D.K. Dila, S.A. Long, C. VandenBerg, K. Knapp, D.J. Koopmans, K. Thompson, J.H. Vail, M.E. Ogdahl, Q. Liu, T.H. Johengen, E.J. Anderson and S.A. Ruberg. 2017. Chronicles of hypoxia: Time-series buoy observations reveal annually recurring seasonal basin-wide hypoxia in Muskegon Lake – A Great Lakes estuary. Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2017.12.008).

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).

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).

Carrick, H.J., E. Cafferty, A. Ilacqua, S.A. Pothoven and G.L. Fahnenstiel. 2017. Seasonal Abundance, Biomass and Morphological Diversity of Picoplankton in Lake Superior: Importance of Water Column Mixing. International Journal of Hydrology. (DOI:10.15406/ijh.2017.01.00034).

Cory, R.M., Davis, T.W., Dick, G.J., Johengen, T.H., Denef, V.J., Berry, M., Page, S.E., Watson, S.B., Yuhas, K and Kling, G.W. 2017. Corrigendum: Seasonal Dynamics in Dissolved Organic Matter, Hydrogen Peroxide, and Cyanobacterial Blooms in Lake Erie. Frontiers in Marine Science. (DOI:10.3389/fmars.2017.00377).

Fujisaki-Manome, A., L.E. Fitzpatrick, A.D. Gronewold, E.J. Anderson, B.M. Lofgren, C. Spence, J. Chen, C. Shao, D.M. Wright and C. Xiao. 2017. Turbulent Heat Fluxes during an Extreme Lake-Effect Snow Event. Journal of Hydrometeorology. (DOI:10.1175/JHM-D-17-0062.1).

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).

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).

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).

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).

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).

Smith, J.P., R.J. Miller, R.W. Muzzi, S.A. Constant, K.Y. Beadle, D.A. Palladino, T.H. Johengen and S.A. Ruberg. 2017. An Implementation of a Database Management System for Real-Time Large-Lake Observations. Marine Technology Society. (DOI:10.4031/MTSJ.51.6.2).

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).

Weinke, A.D. and B.A. Biddanda. 2017. From Bacteria to Fish: Ecological Consequences of Seasonal Hypoxia in a Great Lakes Estuary. Ecosystems. (DOI:10.1007/s10021-017-0160-x).

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  • 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)