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Don Cahoon

Email: dcahoon@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://profile.usgs.gov/dcahoon

Website: www.pwrc.usgs.gov/set

Areas of Study

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

Publications

Anisfeld, S. C., T. D. Hill, and D. R. Cahoon. 2016. Elevation dynamics in a restored versus a submerging salt marsh in Long Island Sound. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 170:145-154. Abstract

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Glenn Guntenspergen

Email: glenn_guntenspergen@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/staff/profiles/documents/guntenspergen.htm

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

Janousek, C. N., K. J. Buffington, K. M. Thorne, G. R. Guntenspergen, J. Y. Takekawa, and B. D. Dugger. 2016. Potential effects of sea-level rise on plant productivity: species-specific responses in northeast Pacific tidal marshes. Marine Ecology Progress Series 548:111-126. Abstract

Kirwan, M. L., S. Temmerman, E. E. Skeehan, G. R. Guntenspergen, and S. Fagherazzi. 2016. Overestimation of marsh vulnerability to sea level rise. Nature Climate Change 6:253-260. Abstract

Lennert, S., M. Kirwan, G. Guntenspergen, and S. Temmerman. 2016. Tidal marsh vegetation die-off: spatial developments and feedback mechanisms . Pages 99 (abstract) in Jan Mees and Jan Seys, editors. Book of abstracts: VLIZ Marine Scientist Day. Brugge, Belgium, 12 February 2016 . VLIZ Special Publication 75 Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ) , Oostende, Belgium . xii, 165 pp.

Rosencranz, J. A., N. K. Ganju, R. F. Ambrose, S. M. Brosnahan, P. J. Dickhudt, G. R. Guntenspergen, G. M. MacDonald, J. Y. Takekawa, and K. M. Thorne. 2016. Balanced sediment fluxes in Southern California’s Mediterranean-climate zone salt marshes. Estuaries and Coasts 39(4):1035-1049. Abstract

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Hilary Neckles

Email: hneckles@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/hneckles

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

Carman, M. R., P. D. Colarusso, E. P. Nelson, D. W. Grunden, M. C. Wong, C. McKenzie, K. Matheson, J. Davidson, S. Fox, H. A. Neckles, H. Bayley, S. Schott, J. A. Dijkstra, and S. Stewart-Clark. 2016. Distribution and diversity of tunicates utilizing eelgrass as substrate in the western North Atlantic between 39° and 47° north latitude (New Jersey to Newfoundland) . Management of Biological Invasions 7(1):51-57. Abstract

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Allan O’Connell

Email: aoconnell@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/aoconnell

Areas of Study

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

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Diann Prosser

Email: dprosser@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/dprosser

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

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Brian Underwood

Email: hbunderwood@usgs.gov

USGS Professional Page: https://profile.usgs.gov/hbunderw

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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