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References from Mission-Aransas NERR Publications

 Bibliography of the Mission-Aransas National Estuarine Research Researve (NERR)



References are from literature pertaining to the Mission-Aransas NERR, as well as published reports and documents that have been developed from Mission-Aransas NERR programs. Citation format follows the journal: Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.

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Aberle, N., Bauer, B., Lewandowska, A., Gaedke, U., Sommer, U., 2012. Warming induces shifts in microzooplankton phenology and reduces time-lags between phytoplankton and protozoan production. Marine Biology 159, 2441-2453. DOI 10.1007/s00227-012-1947-0.

Adger, W.N., Huq, S., Brown, K., Conway, D., Hulme, M., 2003. Adaptation to climate change in the developing world. Progress in Development Studies 3, 179-195.

Ahel, M., Barlow, R.G., Mantoura, R.F.C., 1996. Effect of salinity gradients on the distribution of phytoplankton pigments in a stratified estuary. Marine Ecology Progress Series 143, 289-295.

Airoldi, L., Abbiati, M., Beck, M.W., Hawkins, S.J., Jonsson, P.R., Martin, D., Moschella, P., Sundelof, A., Thompson, R.C., Aberg, P., 2005. An ecological perspective on the deployment and design of low-crested and other hard coastal defence structures. Coastal Engineering 52, 1073-1087.

Albarracin, M.T., Stiling, P., 2006. Bottom-up and top-down effects on insect herbivores do not vary among sites of different salinity. Ecology 87, 2673-2679.

Alber, M., 2002. A conceptual model of estuarine freshwater inflow management. Estuaries 25, 1246-1261.

Alber, M., Swenson, E.M., Adamowicz, S.C., Mendelssohn, I.A., 2008. Salt marsh dieback: an overview of recent events in the US. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 80, 1-11.

Aldrich, D.V., Wilson, W.B., 1960. The effect of salinity on growth of Gymnodinium breve Davis. Biological Bulletin 119, 57-64.

Allain, L., Vidrine, M., Grafe, V., Allen, C., Johnson, S., Patton, D., Stewart, R.E., Milam, N., 1999. Paradise Lost? The Coastal Prairie of Louisiana and Texas. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Geological Survey, 39 pp.

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Allen, R.L., Baltz, D.M., 1997. Distribution and microhabitat use by flatfishes in a Louisiana estuary. Environmental Biology of Fishes 50, 85-103.

Aller, R.C., 2004. Conceptual models of early diagenetic processes: the muddy seafloor as an unsteady, batch reactor. Journal of Marine Research 62, 815-835.

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Altman, J.C., Paerl, H.W., 2012. Composition of inorganic and organic nutrient sources influences phytoplankton community structure in the New River Estuary, North Carolina. Aquatic Ecology 46, 269-282. DOI: 10.1007/s10452-012-9398-8.

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Álvarez-Romero, J.G., Pressey, R.L., Ban, N.C., Vance-Borland, K., Willer, C., Klein, C.J., Gaines, S.D., 2011. Integrated land-sea conservation planning: the missing links. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 42, 381-409.

An, S., Gardner, W.S., 2002. Dissimilatory nitrate reduction to ammonium (DNRA) as a nitrogen link, versus denitrification as a sink in a shallow estuary (Laguna Madre/Baffin Bay, Texas) Marine Ecology Progress Series 237, 41-50. DOI: 10.3354/meps237041.

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Anderson, J.B., 2007. The Formation and Future of the Upper Texas Coast: A Geologist Answers Questions About Sand, Storms,  and Living by the Sea. Texas A & M University Press, College Station, 163 pp.

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Anderson, K.L., Whitlock, J.E., Harwood, V.J., 2005. Persistence and differential survival of fecal indicator bacteria in subtropical waters and sediments. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 71, 3041-3048.

Anderson, M.J., Underwood, A.J., 1994. Effects of substratum on the recruitment and development of an intertidal estuarine fouling assemblage. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 184, 217-236.

Applebaum, S., Montagna, P.A., Ritter, C., 2005. Status and trends of dissolved oxygen in Corpus Christi Bay, Texas, U.S.A. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 107, 297-311.

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Armstrong, N.E., 1982. Responses of Texas estuaries to freshwater inflows. In: Kennedy, V.S. (Ed.), Estuarine Comparisons: Proceedings of the Sixth Biennial International Estuarine Research Conference. Academic Press, New York, pp. 103-120.

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Armsworth, P.R., 2002. Recruitment limitation, population regulation, and larval connectivity in reef fish metapopulations. Ecology 83, 1092-1104.

Arnarson, T.S., Keil, R.G., 2001. Organic–mineral interactions in marine sediments studied using density fractionation and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy. Organic Geochemistry 32, 1401-1415.

Arnarson, T.S., Keil, R.G., 2007. Changes in organic matter-mineral interactions for marine sediments with varying oxygen exposure times.  Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 71, 3545-3556.

Arzayus, K.M., Canuel, E.A., 2005. Organic matter degradation in sediments of the York River estuary: effects of biological vs. physical mixing. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 69, 455–463.

Arzul, G., Seguel, M., Guzman, L., Erard-Le Denn, E., 1999. Comparison of allelopathic properties in three toxic Alexandrium species. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 232, 285-295.

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Atkinson, C.A., Jolley, D.F., Simpson, S.L., 2007. Effect of overlying water pH, dissolved oxygen, salinity and sediment disturbances on metal release and sequestration from metal contaminated marine sediments. Chemosphere 69, 1428-1437.

Auer, M.T., Niehaus, S.L., 1993. Modeling fecal coliform bacteria--I. Field and laboratory determination of loss kinetics. Water Research 27, 693-701.


Baban, S.M.J., 1997. Environmental monitoring of estuaries; estimating and mapping various environmental indicators in Breydon Water Estuary, U.K., using Landsat TM imagery. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 44, 589-598.

Bacteria TMDL Task Force, 2007. Bacteria Total Maximum Daily Load Task Force Report. Texas Water Resources Institute, 101 pp.

Baden, D.G., 1989. Brevetoxins: unique polyether dinoflagellate toxins. The FASEB Journal 3, 1807-1817.

Baden, D.G., Tomas, C.R., 1989. Variations in major toxin composition for six clones of Ptychodiscus brevis. In: Okaichi, T., Anderson, D.M., Nemoto, T. (Eds.), Red Tides: Biology, Environmental Science and Toxicology. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Red Tides, Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture, Japan. Elsevier, New York, pp. 415-418.

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Baldock, J.A., Masiello, C.A., Gelinas, Y., Hedges, J.I., 2004.  Cycling and composition of organic matter in terrestrial and marine ecosystems. Marine Chemistry 92, 39-64.

Baldwin, H.Q., Jeske, C.W., Powell, M.A., Chadwick, P.C., Barrow, W.C., 2010. Home-range size and site tenacity of overwintering LeConte's sparrows in a fire managed prairie. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 122, 139-145.

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Barbier, E.B., Hacker, S.D., Kennedy, C., Koch, E.W., Stier, A.C., Silliman, B.R., 2011. The value of estuarine and coastal ecosystem services. Ecological Monographs 81, 169-193.

Bartholomew, K., 2007. Land use-transportation scenario planning: promise and reality. Transportation 34, 397-412.

Bartush, B. 2013. Gulf Coast Prairie Landscape Cooperative: Fact Sheet. Accessed online 24 July 2014. 

Bates, B.C., Kundzewicz, Z.W., Wu, S., Palutikof, J.P. (Eds.), 2008. Climate Change and Water. Technical Paper of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. IPCC Secretariat, Geneva. 210 pp.

Batzer, D.P., Sharitz, R.R., 2006. Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands. University of California Press, Berkeley, 568 pp.

Bauer, J., Frye, R., Spain, B., 1991. A Natural Resource Survey for Proposed Reservoir Sites and Selected Stream Segments in Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, Texas, 216 pp.

Beaugrand, G., 2004. Monitoring marine plankton ecosystems. I: Description of an ecosystem approach based on plankton indicators. Marine Ecology Progress Series 269, 69-81.

Beaugrand, G., 2005. Monitoring pelagic ecosystems using plankton indicators. ICES Journal of Marine Science 62, 333-338.

Beaugrand, G., Reid, P.C., Ibañez, F., Lindley, J.A., Edwards, M., 2002. Reorganization of North Atlantic marine copepod biodiversity and climate. Science 296, 1692-1694.

Beck, M.W., Heck Jr., K.L., Able, K.W., Childers, D.L., Eggleston, D.B., Gillanders, B.M., Halpern, B., Hays, C.G., Hoshino, K., Minello, T.J., Orth, R.J., Sheridan, P.F., Weinstein, M.P., 2001. The identification, conservation, and management of estuarine and marine nurseries for fish and invertebrates. BioScience 51, 633-641.

Beck, M.W., Brumbaugh, R.D., Airoldi, L., Carranza, A., Coen, L.D., Crawford, C., Defeo, O., Edgar, G.J., Hancock, B., Kay, M., Lenihan, H., Luckenbach, M.W., Toropova, C.L., Zhang, G., 2009. Shellfish Reefs at Risk: A Global Analysis of Problems and Solutions. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, VA, 52 pp.

Beck, M.W., Brumbaugh, R.D., Airoldi, L., Carranza, A., Coen, L.D., Crawford, C., Defeo, O., Edgar, G.J., Hancock, B., Kay, M.C., Lenihan, H.S, Luckenbach, M.W., Toropova, C.L., Zhang, G., Guo, X., 2011. Oyster reefs at risk and recommendations for conservation, restoration, and management. BioScience 61, 107-116.

Beger, M., Grantham, H.S., Pressey, R.L., Wilson, K.A., Peterson, E.L., Dorfman, D., Mumby, P.J., Lourival, R., Brumbaugh, D.R., Possingham, H.P., 2010. Conservation planning for connectivity across marine, freshwater, and terrestrial realms. Biological Conservation 143, 565-575. 

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Benoit, G., Oktay-Marshall, S.D., Cantu II, A., Hood, E.M., Coleman, C.H., Corapcioglu, M.O., Santschi, P.H., 1994. Partitioning of Cu, Pb, Ag, Zn, Fe, Al, and Mn between filter-retained particles, colloids, and solution in six Texas estuaries. Marine Chemistry 45, 307-336.

Bernal, S., Butturini, A., Sabater, F., 2005. Seasonal variations of dissolved nitrogen and DOC:DON ratios in an intermittent Mediterranean stream. Biogeochemistry 75, 351-372.

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Bertness, M.D., Pennings, S.C., 2000. Spatial variation in process and pattern in salt marsh plant communities in Eastern North America. In: M.P. Weinstein, D.A. Kreeger (Eds.), Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology,. Kluwer Academic, Dordrecht, Boston, pp. 39-57.

Beseres Pollack, J., Cleveland, A., Palmer, T.A., Reisinger, A.S., Montagna, P.A., 2012. A restoration suitability index model for the eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) in the Mission-Aransas Estuary, TX, USA. PLoS ONE 7(7):e40839.

Beseres Pollack, J., Kim, H-C., Morgan, E.K., Montagna, P.A., 2011. Role of flood disturbance in natural oyster (Crassostrea virginica) population maintenance in an estuary in south Texas, USA. Estuaries and Coasts 34, 187-197.

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Bianchi, T.S., Baskaran, M., Ravichandran, M., 1998. Is the Sabine-Neches Estuary net heterotrophic or autotrophic? A reply to the comment by Flinn et al. Estuaries 21, 839-841.

Bianchi, T.S., Mitra, S., McKee, B.A., 2002. Sources of terrestrially-derived organic carbon in lower Mississippi River and Louisiana shelf sediments: implications for differential sedimentation and transport at the coastal margin. Marine Chemistry 77, 211-223.

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Bishop, K.A., 2012. Freshwater Contributions and Nitrogen Sources in a South Texas Estuarine Ecosystem: a Time-Integrated Story from Stable Isotope Ratios in the Eastern Oyster (Crassostrea virginica). M.S. Thesis, The University of Texas at Austin, 86 pp.

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Blanchette, C.A., Helmuth, B., Gaines, S.D., 2007. Spatial patterns of growth in the mussel, Mytilus californianus, across a major oceanographic and biogeographic boundary at Point Conception, California, USA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 340, 126-148.

Bledsoe, E.L., Phlips, E.J., 2000. Relationships between phytoplankton standing crop and physical, chemical, and biological gradients in the Suwannee River and Plume Region, U.S.A. Estuaries 23, 458-473.

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Brock, D.A., 2001. Nitrogen budget for low and high freshwater inflows, Nueces Estuary, Texas. Estuaries 24, 509-521.

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Brown, C.A., Holt, S.A., Jackson, G.A., Brooks, D.A., Holt, G.J., 2004. Simulating larval supply to estuarine nursery areas: how important are physical processes to the supply of larvae to the Aransas Pass Inlet? Fisheries Oceanography 13, 181-196.

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Burfeind, D.D., Stunz, G.W., 2006. The effects of boat propeller scarring intensity on nekton abundance in subtropical seagrass meadows. Marine Biology 148, 953-962.

Burfeind, D.D., Stunz, G.W., 2007. The effects of boat propeller scarring on nekton growth in subtropical seagrass meadows. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136, 1546-1551.

Burgin, A.J., Hamilton, S.K., 2007. Have we overemphasized the role of denitrification in aquatic ecosystems? A review of nitrate removal pathways. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5, 89-96.

Burke, L., Sugg, Z., 2006. Hydrologic Modeling of Watersheds Discharging Adjacent to the Mesoamerican Reef: Analysis Summary, December 1, 2006. World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C. 

Burkhardt III, W., Calci, K.R., Watkins, W.D., Rippey, S.R., Chirtel, S.J., 2000. Inactivation of indicator microorganisms in estuarine waters. Water Research 34, 2207-2214.

Burkholder, J.M., Dickey, D.A., Kinder, C.A., Reed, R.E., Mallin, M.A., McIver, M.R., Cahoon, L.B., Melia, G., Brownie, C., Smith, J., Deamer, N., Springer, J., Glasgow, H.B., Toms, D., 2006. Comprehensive trend analysis of nutrients and related variables in a large eutrophic estuary: A decadal study of anthropogenic and climatic influences. Limnology and Oceanography 51, 463-487.

Buskey, E.J., 1993. Annual pattern of micro- and mesozooplankton abundance and biomass in a subtropical estuary. Journal of Plankton Research 15, 907-924.

Buskey, E.J., 1995. Growth and bioluminescence of Noctiluca scintillans on varying algal diets. Journal of Plankton Research 17, 29-40.

Buskey, E.J., Hyatt, C.J., 1995. Effects of the Texas (USA) 'brown tide' alga on planktonic grazers. Marine Ecology Progress Series 126, 285-292.

Buskey, E.J., Hyatt, C.J., 2006. Use of the FlowCAM for semi-automated recognition and enumeration of red tide cells (Karenia brevis) in natural plankton samples. Harmful Algae 5, 685-692.

Buskey, E.J., Liu, H., Collumb, C., Bersano, J.G.F., 2001.  The decline and recovery of a persistent Texas brown tide algal bloom in the Laguna Madre (Texas, USA). Estuaries 24, 337-346.

Buskey, E.J., Montagna, P.A., Amos, A.F., Whitledge, T.E., 1997. Disruption of grazer populations as a contributing factor to the initiation of the Texas brown tide algal bloom. Limnology and Oceanography 42, 1215-1222.

Buskey, E.J., Stewart, S., Paterson, J., Collumb, C., 1996. Current Status and Historical Trends of Brown Tide and Red Tide Phytoplankton Blooms in the Corpus Christi Bay National Estuary Program Study Area. Publication CCBNEP 7. Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission, Austin, Texas, 174 pp.

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Buskey, E.J., Wysor, B., Hyatt, C., 1998. The role of hypersalinity in the persistence of the Texas 'brown tide' in the Laguna Madre. Journal of Plankton Research 20, 1553-1565.

Buskey, E.J., Villareal, T.A., Lopez-Barriero, T., 1999. Reconstructing the initiation of the Texas brown tide bloom of Aureoumbra lagunensis from archived samples using an immunofluorescence assay. Plankton Biology and Ecology 46, 159-161.

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Cabecinha, E., Cortes, R., Cabral, J.A., Ferreira, T., Lourenco, M., Pardal, M.A. 2009. Multi-scale approach using phytoplankton as a first step towards the definition of the ecological status of reservoirs. Ecological Indicators 9, 240-255.

Caffrey, J.M., 2004. Factors controlling net ecosystem metabolism in U.S. estuaries. Estuaries 27, 90-101.

Caffrey, J.M., Chapin, T.P., Jannasch, H.W., Haskins, J.C., 2007. High nutrient pulses, tidal mixing and biological response in a small California estuary: variability in nutrient concentrations from decadal to hourly time scales. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 71, 368-380.

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Cahoon, D.R., 2006. A review of major storm impacts on coastal wetland elevations. Estuaries and Coasts 29, 889-898.

Calbet, A., Landry, M.R., 2004. Phytoplankton growth, microzooplankton grazing, and carbon cycling in marine systems. Limnology and Oceanography 49, 51-57.

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