Winter 2020 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).

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).

Davenport, E.J., M.J. Neudeck, P.G. Matson, G.S. Bullerjahn, T.W. Davis, S.W. Wilhelm, M.K. Denney, L.E. Krausfeldt, J.M.A. Stough, K.A. Meyer, G.J. Dick, T.H. Johengen, E. Lindquist, S.G. Tringe and R.M.L. McKay. 2019. Metatranscriptomic Analyses of Diel Metabolic Functions During a Microcystis Bloom in Western Lake Erie (United States). Frontiers in Microbiology: Aquatic Microbiology. (DOI:10.3389/fmicb.2019.02081).

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).

Gronewold, A.D., J.P. Smith, L.K. Read and J.L. Crooks. 2020. Reconciling the Water Balance of Large Lake Systems. Advances in Water Resources. (DOI:1016/j.advwatres.2020.103505).

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).

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).

Rowland, F.E., C.A. Stow, T.H. Johengen. A.M. Burtner, D. Palladino, D.C. Gossiaux, T.W. Davis, L.T. Johnson and S. Ruberg. 2019. Recent Patterns in Lake Erie Phosphorus and Chlorophyll a Concentrations in Response to Changing Loads. Environment, Science, and Technology. (DOI:10.1021/acs.est.9b05326).

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).

Shahraki, A.H., D. Heath and S.R. Chaganti. 2019. Recreational Water Monitoring: Nanofluidic qRT‐PCR Chip for Assessing Beach Water Safety. Environmental DNA. (DOI:10.1002/edn3.30).

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).

Stow, C.A., Q. Liu and E.J. Anderson. 2019. Nutrient Loading and Nonstationarity: The Importance of Differentiating the Independent Effects of Tributary Flow and Nutrient Concentration. WIREs Water. (DOI:10.1002/wat2.1396).

Sturtevant, R., D.M. Mason, E.S. Rutherford, A. Elgin, E. Lower and F. Martinez. 2019. Recent history of nonindigenous species in the Laurentian Great Lakes; An update to Mills et al., 1993 (25 years later). Journal of Great Lakes Research. (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2019.09.002).

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).

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