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Coastal Wetlands Ecology - current studies

Don Cahoon

Email: dcahoon@usgs.gov

Website: www.pwrc.usgs.gov/set

Areas of Study

Hurricane Sandy Impacts on Coastal Wetland Resilience in the Northeast United States

Publications

Lovelock, C. E., M. F. Adame, V. Bennion, M. Hayes, R. Reef, N. Santini, and D. R. Cahoon. 2015. Sea level and turbidity controls on mangrove soil surface elevation change. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 153:1-9. Abstract

Cahoon, D. R. 2014. Estimating relative sea-level rise and submergence potential at a coastal wetland. Estuaries and Coasts Online Early September 5 Abstract

Krauss, K. W., K. L. Mckee, C. E. Lovelock, D. R. Cahoon, N. Saintilan, R. Reef, and L. Chen. 2014. How mangrove forests adjust to rising sea level. New Phytologist 202(1):19-34. Abstract

Wigand, C., C. T. Roman, E. Davey, M. Stolt, R. Johnson, A. Hanson, E. B. Watson, S. B. Moran, D. R. Cahoon, J. C. Lynch, and P. Rafferty. 2014. Below the disappearing marshes of an urban estuary: historic nitrogen trends and soil structure. Ecological Applications 24(4):633-649. Abstract

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Howard Ginsberg

Email: hginsberg@usgs.gov

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/resshow/ginsberg/index.cfm

Areas of Study

Ecological Thresholds for Salt Marsh Nekton and Vegetation

Publications

James-Pirri, M. J., J. L. Swanson, C. T. Roman, H. S. Ginsberg, and J. F. Heltshe. 2014. Ecological Thresholds for Salt Marsh Nekton and Vegetation Communities. Pages 291-319 in Glenn R. Guntenspergen, editor. Application of Threshold Concepts in Natural Resource Decision Making. Springer, New York. i-vi, 327 pp. Abstract

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Glenn Guntenspergen

Email: glenn_guntenspergen@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Development of a Multimetric Index for Integrated Assessment of Salt Marsh Condition in the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Networks

Predicting the Vulnerability of Coastal Wetlands to Sea-Level Rise and Global Climate Change

Hurricane Sandy Impacts on Coastal Wetland Resilience in the Northeast United States

Publications

Guntenspergen, G. R., editor. 2014. Application of threshold concepts in natural resource decision making. . Springer, New York. i-vi, 327 pp. Abstract

Guntenspergen, G. R. and J. Gross. 2014. Threshold concepts: Implications for the management of natural resources. Pages 1-7 in Glenn R. Guntenspergen, editor. Application of threshold concepts in natural resource decision making. Springer, New York. i-vi, 327 pp. Abstract

Neckles, H. A., J. E. Lyons, G. R. Guntenspergen, W. G. Shriver, and S. C. Adamowicz. 2014. Use of structured decision making to identify monitoring variables and management priorities for salt marsh ecosystems. Estuaries and Coasts Online Early May Abstract

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Hilary Neckles

Email: hneckles@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Integrating Estuarine Water-Quality Data in Northeastern National Parks

Variation in Nitrogen Isotope Ratios of Eelgrass to Detect Trends in Estuarine Nutrient Status

Development of a Multimetric Index for Integrated Assessment of Salt Marsh Condition in the Northeast Coastal and Barrier Networks

Loss of Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) Associated with European Green Crabs in Maquoit Bay, Maine

Publications

Neckles, H. A., J. E. Lyons, G. R. Guntenspergen, W. G. Shriver, and S. C. Adamowicz. 2014. Use of structured decision making to identify monitoring variables and management priorities for salt marsh ecosystems. Estuaries and Coasts Online Early May Abstract

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Allan O’Connell

Email: aoconnell@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Coastal Wetland Dynamics and Wildlife Populations: Modeling the Effects of Sea Level Rise and Landscape Change

Wind Energy and the Marine Environment

Ecology of Raccoons within Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina, and the Efficacy of Raccoon Removal as a Management Tool for Protecting Rare, Threatened, and Endangered Species

Publications

Parsons, A. W., T. R. Simons, A. F. O'Connell, Jr., and M. K. Stoskopf. 2013. Demographics, diet, movements, and survival of an isolated, unmanaged raccoon Procyon lotor (Procyonidae, Carnivora) population on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. Mammalia 77(1):21-30. Abstract

Sollmann, R., B. Gardner, A. W. Parsons, J. J. Stocking, B. T. McClintock, T. R. Simons, K. H. Pollock, and A. F. O'Connell. 2013. A spatial mark-resight model augmented with telemetry data. Ecology 94(3):553-559. Abstract

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Diann Prosser

Email: dprosser@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Shoreline Changes and Impacts to Natural Resources in Chesapeake Bay

Island Restoration, Sea Level Rise, and Waterbirds in Chesapeake Bay

Coastal Salt Marsh Management Along the Atlantic

Publications

James-Pirri, M.-J., R. M. Erwin, D. J. Prosser, and J. D. Taylor. 2012. Responses of salt marsh ecosystems to mosquito control management practices along the Atlantic Coast (U.S.A.). Restoration Ecology 20(3):395-404. Abstract

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Brian Underwood

Email: hbunderwood@usgs.gov

Areas of Study

Conservation of Rare Vegetation Communities of the Atlantic Coastal Barrier Islands

Publications

Farrell, J. M., K. L. Kapuscinski, and H. B. Underwood. 2014. Fine scale habitat use by age-1 stocked muskellunge and wild northern pike in an upper St. Lawrence River bay. Journal of Great Lakes Research 40, Supplement 2:148-153. Abstract

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