New Publications from the Watershed Sciences Department!
"A Lota Iota Consumption: Trophic Dynamics of Nonnative Burbot in a Valuable Sport Fishery" Published October 2016. Stephen L. Klobucar, W. Carl Saunders**, & Phaedra Budy*
"Solving water quality problems in agricultural landscapes: New approaches for these nonlinear, multiprocess, multiscale systems" Published April 2017. Solving Agricultural Water Problems doi: 10.1002/2017WR020839 Patrick Belmont*, Efi Foufoula-Georgiou
"It Takes Two to Tango: When and Where Dual Nutrient (N& P) Reductions are Needed to Protect Lakes and Downstream Ecosystem" Published September 2016 Environmental Science and Technology. H.W. Paerl, J.T. Scott, M. J. McCarthy, S.E. Newell, W.S. Gardner, K.E. Havens, D.K. Hoffman, S.W. Wilhelm, & Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh*.
"Distribution and Drivers of a Widespread, Invasive Wetland Grass, Phragmites australis, in Wetlands of the Great Salt Lake, Utah, USA" Published November 2016 Wetlands. A. Lexine Long, Karin M. Kettenring*, Charles P. Hawkins*, Christopher M. U. Neale.
"An Affordable Method of Thermal Infrared Remote Sensing of Wadeable Rivers using a Weather Balloon" Published August 2016 Journal of Undergraduate Research and Scholarly Excellence. Tim Beach, Sarah Null*, Curtis Gray.
"Ecosystem experiment reveals benefits of natural and simulated beaver dams to a threatened population of steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss)" Published July 2016 Scientific Reports/Nature Nicolaas Bouwes*, Nicholas Weber, Chris E. Jordan, W. Carl Saunders**, Ian A. Tattam, Carol Volk, Joseph M.Wheaton* and Michael M. Pollock.
"Soils of Great Salt Lake Wetlands: Hydric Indicators and Common Features" Published March 2017 Utah State University Extension. Christine Rohal, Karin Kettenring*, Rebekah Downard, & Mark Larese-Casanova*
"Water Rights for Wetlands in the Bear River Delta" Published April 2016 Utah State University Extension. Maureen Frank, Jimmy Marty, Christine Rohal, Rebekah Downard, Joanna Endter-Wada, Mark Larese-Casanova*.
"Coment on "Climate and agricultural land use change impacts on streamflow in the upper midwestern United States' by Satish C. Gupta et al. Published August 2016 Water Resources Research doi 10.1002/2015WR018476. Patrick Belmont*, John R. Stevens, Jonathan A. Czuba, Karthik Kumarasamy, Sara A. Kelly.
"Factoring attitudes towards armed conflict risk into selection of protected areas for conservation" Published March 2016 Nature Communications doi: 10.1038/ncomms11042. E Hammill*, A.I.T. Tullock, H.P. Possingham, N. Strange, & K.A. Wilson.
"The imperative need for nationally coordinated bioassesment of rivers and streams" Published June 2016 Marine and Freshwater Reserach doi 10.1071/MF15329. Susan J. Nichols, Charles P. Hawkins*, et al.
"Post-project geomorphic assessment of a large process-based river restoration project" Published July 2016 Geomorphology doi: 10.1016/j.geomoroh.2016.07.018. Susannah Erwin, John C. Schmidt*, Tyler M. Allred.
"Modeling wetland plant metrics to improve the performance of vegetation-based indices of biological integrity" Published July 2016 Ecological Indicators doi 10.1016/j.ecolind.2016.07.30. Robin C. Jones, Charles Hawkins*, M. Siobhan Fennessey, Jacob J. Vander Laan.
"Potential Effects of Climate Change on Ecologically Relevant Streamflow Regimes" Published March 2016 River Research and Applications doi: 10.1002/rra.3029. S. Dhungel, D.G. Tarboton, J. Jin*, and C.P Hawkins*
"Evaluation of modelled net primary production using MODIS and landsat satellite data fusion" Published June 2016 Carbon Balance and Management doi 10.1186/s13021-016-0049-6. Steven Jay, Christopher Potter, Robert Crabtree, Vanessa Genovese, Daniel Weiss, and Maggi Kraft.
"Effects of Environmental Water Transfers on Stream Temperatures" Published November 2015 River Research and Applications doi: 10.1002/rra.2994. Logan Elmore, Sarah Null*, and Nathan Mouzon.
"Evolution of plant materials for ecological restoration: insights from the applied and basic literature" Published June 2016 Journal of Applied Ecology doi 10.1111/1365-2664.12739. Erin Espeland, Nancy Emery, Kristin Mercer, Scott Woolbright, Karin Kettenring*, Paul Gepts, Julie Etterson.
"Climate-Adaptive Water Year Typing for Instream Flow Requirements in California's Sierra Nevada" Published July 2016 Journal of Water Resources doi: 10.1061/(ASCE)WR.1943-5452.0000693. David Rheinheimer, Sarah Null*, Joshua Viers.
"Saving freshwater from salts" Published February 2016 Science doi 10.1126/science.aaf0953. M Canedo-Arguelles, C.P. Hawkins* et al
"How Do Changes to the Railroad Causeway in Utah's Great Salt Lake Affect Water and Salt Flow?" Published December 2015 PLOS ONE doi: 10:1371/journal.pone.0144111. James White, Sarah Null*, David Tarboton*
"Predators help protect carbon stocks in blue carbon ecosystems" Published September 2015 Nature Climate Change doi: 10.1038/nclimate2763. Trisha Atwood*, Rod Connolly, Euan Ritchie, Catherine Lovelock, Michael Heithaus, Graeme Hays, James Fourqurean, Peter Macreadie
"Riparian vegetation, Colorado River, and climate: Five decades of spatiotemporal dynamics in the Grand Canyon with river regulation" Published August 2015 Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences doi: 10.1002/2015JG002991. Joel Sankey, Barbara Ralston, Paul Grams**, John Schmidt*, Laura Cagney
"Geomorphic mapping and taxonomy of fluvial landforms" Published August 2015 Geomorphology doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.07.010 Joe Wheaton*, K Fryires, G. Brierley, Sara Bangen**, Nicolaas Bowes*, Gary O'Brien**
"Impacts of beaver dams on hydrologic and temperature regimes in a mountain stream"Published August 2015 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences doi: 10.5194/hess-19-3541-2015 Milada Majerova**, B.T. Neilson, N.M. Schmadel, J.M. Wheaton* and C.J. Snow
"Integrating Nonnative Species in Niche Models to Prioritize Native Fish Restoration Activity Locations along a Desert River Corridor" Published July 2015 Transactions of the American Fisheries Society doi: 10.1080/00028487.2015.1024333 Timothy Walsworth, Phaedra Budy*
"Stand Age is Associated with Clonal Diversity, but Not Vigor, Community Structure, or Insect Herbivory in Chesapeake Bay Phragmites australis" Published July 2015 doi: 10.1007/s13157-015-0678-7 Wetlands, Eric Hazelton, Melissa McCormick, Matthew Sievers, Karin Kettenring*, Dennis Whigham
"A Whole-lake Experiment to Control Invasive Rainbow Smelt (Actinoperygii, Osmeridae) via Overharvest and a Food Web Manipulation" Published June 2015 doi: 10.1007/s 10750-014-1916-3 Hydrobiologia, Jereme Gaeta*, Thomas Hrabik, Greg Sass, Brian Roth, Stephen Gilbert, Jake Vander Zanden
"Building Sandbars in the Grand Canyon" Published June 2015 EOS, Paul Grams, John Schmidt*, Scott Wright, David Topping, Theodore Melis, David Rubin
"Largemouth Bass Management in Wisconsin: Intraspecific and Interspecific Implications of Abundance Increases" Book Chapter in Black Bass Diversity Published June 2015 American Fisheries Society Symposium 82, J.F. Hansen, G.G. Sass, Jereme Gaeta*,G.J.A. Hansen, D.A. Isermann, J. Lyons, M.J. VanderZanden
"Analyzing high resolution topography for advancing the understanding of mass and energy transfer through landscapes: A review" Published May 2015 doi 10.1016/j.earscirev.2015.05.012 Elsevier, Paola Passalacqua, Patrick Belmont*, Dennis Staley, Jeffrey Simley, J. Ramon Arrowsmith, Collin Bode, Christopher Crosby, Stephen DeLong, Nancy Glenn, Sara Kelly, Dimitri Lague, Harish Sangireddy, Keelin Schaffrath, David Tarboton, Thad Wasklewicz, Joseph Wheaton*
"Agnostic Behavior among Three Stocked Trout Species" Published May 2015 doi: 10.1080/02755947.2015.1017126, Fisheries Management, Konrad Hafen, Phaedra Budy*
"iSAW: Integrating Structure, Actors, and Water to Study Socio-Hydro-Ecological Systems" Published March 2015 doi:10.1002/2014EF000295 AGU Publications, Rebecca Hale, Michelle Baker*, David Betts, Sarah Null*, et al.
"Changes in Knowledge and Attitude from a Short-Term Aquatic Education Program" Published March 2015 doi: 10.4195/nse2014.10.0024, Natural Sciences Education, Tiffany Kinder, Nancy Mesner*, Mark Larese-Casanova*, Kimberly Lott, Adrienne Cachelin, Katherine LaLonde
"Predicting Walleye Recruitment as a Tool for Prioritizing Management Actions" Published Feb 2015 doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2014-0513 Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, Gretchen Hansen, Stephen Carpenter, Jereme Gaeta*, Joseph Hennessy, Jake Vander Zanden
"Assessing Juvenile Native Fish Demographic Responses to a Steady Flow Experiment in a Large Regulated River" Published February 2015, River Research and Applications. doi:10.1002/rra.2893, Colton Finch, E Pine, C. Yackulic, M. Dodrill, M. Yard, S. Gerig, L. Coggins, and J. Korman
Current or Former Graduate Students
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