Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research
Florida Coastal Everglades LTER - Current Working Groups
Current Working Groups

The current phase of the FCE LTER program is organized into four working groups and four cross-cutting themes. Each working group or cross-cutting theme focuses on a set of key research questions and/or major processes being quantified by the LTER program.
Working Groups Cross-cutting Themes
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FCE Publications:
(These publications cite FCE LTER support in the acknowledgments.)
Cornett, Virginia C.. 2006. Spatial distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Shark River Estuary and implications for understanding movement and feeding patterns of manatees (Tichechus manatus latirostris). Master's thesis, Florida International University.

DeAngelis, D.L., J.C. Trexler and D.D. Donalson. 2010. Competition dynamics in a seasonally varying wetland. Pages 1-14 In Cantrell, S., C. Cosner and S. Ruan(eds.) Spatial Ecology. Chapman Hall/CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Dewsbury, Bryan M.. 2006. Artificially induced aggregation of fish and their effects on nutrient regimes and primary producers in an oligotrophic subtropical estuary. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

Goss, Charles . 2006. Fish colonization of temporary wetlands in the context of the Everglades landscape. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

Heithaus, M.R., A. Frid, J.J. Vaudo, B. Worm and A.J. Wirsing. 2010. Unraveling the ecological importance of elasmobranchs. Pages 611-637 In Heithaus, M.R., J.C. Carrier and J. Musick(eds.) The biology of sharks and their relatives II: Biodiversity, adaptive physiology, and conservation. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.

Jopp, F., D.L. DeAngelis and J.C. Trexler. 2011. Chapter 18. Trophic Cascades and Food Web Stability in Fish Communities of the Everglades. Pages 257-268 In Jopp, F., H. Reuter and B. Breckling(eds.) Modelling Complex Ecological Dynamics- An Introduction into Ecological Modeling for Students, Teachers & Scientists. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg.

Smith, Shawn Elizabeth. 2004. Defining the role of floating periphyton mats in shaping food-web dynamics in the Florida Everglades. Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.

Stevenson, Christine Elizabeth. 2001. Fish decomposition and the role of fish detritus in nutrient cycling within an oligotrophic Everglades freshwater marsh. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

Trexler, J.C. and D.L. DeAngelis. 2010. Modeling the evolution of complex reproductive adaptations in poeciliid fishes: Matrotrophy and superfetation. Pages 231-240 In Uribe, M.C. and H.J. Greer(eds.) Viviparous Fishes II. New Life Publications, Homestead, FL.

Trexler, J.C., D.L. DeAngelis and J. Jiang. 2011. Community assembly and mode of reproduction: predicting the distribution of livebearing fishes. In Evans, J., A. Pilastro and I. Schlupp(eds.) Ecology and Evolution of Poeciliid Fishes. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Trexler, J.C., W.F. Loftus and J. Chick. 2003. Setting and monitoring restoration goals in the absence of historical data: The case of fishes in the Florida Everglades. Pages 351-376 In Busch, D.E. and J.C. Trexler(eds.) Monitoring Ecosystems: Interdisciplinary Approaches for Evaluating Ecoregional Initiatives. Island Press, Washington, D.C..

Williams, Alissa Jade. 2004. Hydrology and primary production influence food-web patterns in the Florida Everglades. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

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