Estuarine Ecology & Human Health Selected Publications

Estuarine Ecology and Human Health Selected Publications

Converse, R.R., M. F. Piehler and R.T. Noble. 2011. Contrasts in concentrations and loads of conventional and alternative indicators of fecal contamination in coastal stormwater. Water Research, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2011.07.029.

Piehler, M.F. and A.R. Smyth. 2011. Habitat-specific distinctions in estuarine denitrification affect both ecosystem function and services. Ecosphere 2(1):art12.

O’Connor, M.I., C.R. Violin, A. Anton, L.M. Ladwig and M.F. Piehler. 2011. Salt marsh stabilization affects primary producers at the marsh edge. Wetlands Ecology and Management 19: 131-140.

Piehler, M.F., C.A. Currin, N.S. Hall.  2010.  Estuarine intertidal sandflat benthic microalgal responses to in situ and mesocosm nitrogen additions. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 390:99-105.

Stumpf, C.H., R.T. Noble, M.F. Piehler and S.P. Thompson. 2010. Loading of fecal indicator bacteria in North Carolina tidal creek headwaters: hydrographic patterns and terrestrial runoff relationships. Water Research 44: 4704-4715.

Waters, M.N., M.F. Piehler, J. Smoak, and C. Martens. 2010. The development and persistence of alternative ecosystem states in a large, shallow lake. Freshwater Biology 55:1249-1261.

McMillan, S.K., M.F. Piehler, S.P. Thompson and H.W. Paerl.  2009.  Denitrification of nitrogen released from senescing algal biomass in coastal agricultural headwater streams. Journal of Environmental Quality 39:274-281.

Piehler, M.F., J. Dyble, P.H. Moisander, A.D. Chapman, J. Hendrickson and H.W. Paerl. 2009. Interactions between nitrogen dynamics and the phytoplankton community in Lake George, Florida, USA. Lake and Reservoir Management, 25:1-14.

O’Connor, M.I., M.F. Piehler, D.M. Leech, A. Anton, and J.F. Bruno. 2009. Warming and resource availability shift food web structure and metabolism. PLoS Biology 7(8): e1000178. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1000178.

Waters, M.N., M. F. Piehler, A.B. Rodriguez, J.M. Smoak and T.S. Bianchi. 2009. Shallow lake trophic status linked to late-Holocene climate and human impacts. Paleolimnology 42:51-64.

Piehler, M.F. 2008. Watershed management strategies to prevent and control cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 619:259-274.

Ensign, S.H., M.F. Piehler, and M.W. Doyle. 2008. Riparian zone denitrification affects nitrogen flux through a tidal freshwater river. Biogeochemistry 91:133–150.

Peterson, C.H., K.W. Able, C. Frieswyk DeJong, M.F. Piehler, C.A. Simenstad, and J.B.Zedler. 2008. Practical proxies for tidal marsh ecosystem services. Advances in Marine Biology 54:221-266.

Paerl, H.W. and M.F. Piehler. 2008. Nitrogen and Marine Eutrophication. In, D.G, Capone, M. Mulholland and E. Carpenter (Eds.). Nitrogen in the Marine Environment, Vol. 2. Academic Press, Orlando.

Peterson, C.H., R.T. Barber, K.L. Cottingham, H.K. Lotze, C.A. Simenstad, R.R. Christian, M.F. Piehler, and J. Wilson. 2008. National Estuaries, Chapter 7. In (S. Julius, and J. West, eds.) SAP4.4 Adaptive options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources, U.S. EPA Global Climate Change Research Office, Washington, DC. 108 pp.

Perovich, G, Q. Dortch, J. Goodrich, P.S. Berger, J. Brooks, T.J. Evens, C.J. Gobler, J. Graham, J. Hyde, D. Karner, D. O’Shea, V. Paul, H. Paerl, M. Piehler, B. Rosen, M. Santelmann, P. Tester and J. Westrick. 2008. Cyanobacterial blooms: Causes, prevention and mitigation.   Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 619:185-216.

Ensign, SH SK McMillan, SP Thompson and MF Piehler. 2006. Nitrogen and phosphorus attenuation within the stream network of a coastal, agricultural watershed. Journal of Environmental Quality 35:1237-1247.

Valdes-Weaver, LM, MF Piehler, JLPinckney, KE Howe, K Rossignol and HW Paerl. 2006. Long-term temporal and spatial patterns of phytoplankton community structure in a hydrologically variable estuarine continuum: the Neuse River Estuary-Pamlico Sound, NC, USA. Limnology and Oceanography 51:1410-1420.

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