Florida Coastal Everglades Long Term Ecological Research
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Primary Production Working Group
(Phase I, 2000-2006)



FCE Publications

Hall, R.O., S.E. Thomas, E.E. Gaiser 2007. Measuring primary production in freshwater ecosystems. Pages 175-203 In Fahey, T.J., A.K. Knapp(eds.) . Oxford University Press, .

Knapp, A.K., J.M. Briggs, D.L. Childers 2007. Estimating aboveground net primary production in grassland and herbaceous dominated systems. Pages 27- 48 In Fahey, T.J., A.K. Knapp(eds.) . Oxford University Press, .

Wachnicka, A., E.E. Gaiser 2007. Morphological characterization of Amphora and Seminavis (Bacillariophyceae) from South Florida, U.S.A.. Diatom Research, 22: 387-455.

Barr, J.G., J.D. Fuentes, T.L. O'Halloran, D. Barr, J.C. Zieman 2006. Carbon assimilation by mangrove forests in the Florida Everglades. Amalgam, 1: 27-37.

Byron, Dorothy A. 2006. Determining the physiological response of a subtropical seagrass, Thalassia Testudinum, to salinity stress using pulse amplitude modulated (PAM) fluorometry. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

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.

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.

Gaiser, E.E., J.H. Richards, J.C. Trexler, R.D. Jones, D.L. Childers 2006. Periphyton responses to eutrophication in the Florida Everglades: Cross-system patterns of structural and compositional change. Limnology and Oceanography, 51(1): 617-630.

Juszli, Gregory M. 2006. Patterns in belowground primary productivity and belowground biomass in marshes of the Everglades' oligohaline ecotone. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

Krauss, K.W., R.R. Twilley, T.W. Doyle, E.S. Gardiner 2006. Leaf gas exchange characteristics of three neotropical mangrove species in response to varying hydroperiod. Tree Physiology, 26: 959-968.

Ruiz Halpern, Sergio 2006. Response of the seagrass Thalassia testudinum to experimental manipulations of sedimentary iron and organic matter in a subtropical carbonate environment. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

Tobias, F., E.E. Gaiser 2006. Taxonomy and distribution of taxa in the genus Gomphonema from the Florida Everglades, U.S.A.. Diatom Research, 21: 379-405.

Armitage, A.R., T.A. Frankovich, K.L. HeckJr., J.W. Fourqurean 2005. Experimental nutrient enrichment causes complex changes in seagrass, microalgae, and macroalgae community structure in Florida Bay. Estuaries, 28(3): 422-434.

Barr, Jordan G. 2005. Carbon assimilation by riverine mangroves in the Florida Everglades. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Virginia.

Fourqurean, J.W., S.P. Escorcia, W.T. Anderson, J.C. Zieman 2005. Spatial and seasonal variability in elemental content, d13C and d15N of Thalassia testudinum from south Florida and its implication for ecosystem studies. Estuaries, 28(3): 447-461.

Gaiser, E.E., J.C. Trexler, J.H. Richards, D.L. Childers, D. Lee, A.L. Edwards, L.J. Scinto, K. Jayachandran, G.B. Noe, R.D. Jones 2005. Cascading ecological effects of low-level phosphorus enrichment in the Florida Everglades. Journal of Environmental Quality, 34(2): 717-723.

Poret, Nicole 2005. Belowground Decomposition of Mangrove Roots in the Florida Coastal Everglades. Master's thesis, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Rivera-Monroy, V.H., R.R. Twilley, E. Castañeda 2005. Large-scale assessment of landscape changes and recovery in forest structure of mangrove wetlands subject to human (shrimp mariculture, silviculture, agricultural chemicals), freshwater diversion, and natural disturbances (hurricanes, other severe storms, climate and sea level change) using enhanced Shuttle Radar Topography Mission data. Interim Report. Project NASA/IDS/03-0151-0113. Contract No. 593265

Troxler-Gann, Tiffany 2005. Investigating biogeochemical connectivity in a complex wetland landscape: N sources and mechanisms of N sequestration in forested islands of the southern Everglades. Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.

Twilley, R.R., V.H. Rivera-Monroy 2005. Developing performance measures of mangrove wetlands using simulation models of hydrology, nutrient biogeochemistry, and community dynamics. Journal of Coastal Research, 40: 79-95.

Whelan, Kevin 2005. The successional dynamics of lightning-initiated canopy gaps in the mangrove forests of Shark River, Everglades National Park, USA. Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.

Cardona-Olarte, Pablo 2004. Responses of neotropical mangrove seedlings to environmental regulators. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Krauss, Kenneth W. 2004. Growth, photosynthetic, and water use characteristics of south Florida mangrove vegetation in response to varying hydroperiod. Ph.D. dissertation, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Rubio, Gustavo 2004. Macrophyte Decomposition and Litter Fall Dynamics in the Everglades Ecotones. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

Zieman, J.C., J.W. Fourqurean, T.A. Frankovich 2004. Reply to B. E. Lapointe and P. J. Bariles comment on our paper Seagrass die-off in Florida Bay: long term trends in abundance and growth of turtlegrass, Thalassia testudinum.. Estuaries, 27(1): 165-172.

Cormier, Nicole 2003. Belowground productivity in mangrove forests of Pohnpei and Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia. Master's thesis, University of Louisiana at Lafayette.

Fourqurean, J.W., J. Schrlau 2003. Changes in nutrient content and stable isotope ratios of C and N during decomposition of seagrasses and mangrove leaves along a nutrient availability gradient in Florida Bay, USA. Chemistry and Ecology, 19(5): 373-390.

Fourqurean, J.W., J.N. Boyer, M.J. Durako, L.N. Hefty, B.J. Peterson 2003. Forecasting the response of seagrass distribution to changing water quality: statistical models from monitoring data. Ecological Applications, 13(2): 474-489.

Gottlieb, Andrew David 2003. Short and long hydroperiod Everglades periphyton mats: community characterization and experimental hydroperiod manipulation. Ph.D. dissertation, Florida International University.

Ferdie, Meredith 2002. Nutrient Limitation of Benthic Primary Production in the Upper Florida Keys. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

Troxler-Gann, T. 2002. Response of Everglades tree islands to increased freshwater flow (Florida). Ecological Restoration, 20(3): 211-212.

Gann, Tiffany Troxler 2001. Investigating tree island community response to increased freshwater flow in the Southern Everglades. Master's thesis, Florida International University.

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