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Research Publications for Calendar Year 2002

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Apple, M., K. Tiekotter, M. Snow, J. Young, A. Soeldner, D. Phillips, D. Tingey, B. Bond 2002. Needle anatomy changes with increasing tree age in Douglas fir. Tree Physiology 22:129-036. WED-01-053
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Barker, J., M. Bollman, P. Ringold, J. Sackinger, and S. Cline. 2002. Evaluation of metric precision for a riparian forest survey. Environ. Mont. Assess. 75:51-72. WED-00-027
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Barker, J. R., P. L. Ringold and Michael Bollman. 2002 Patterns of tree dominance in coniferous riparian forests. Forest Ecology and Management 166(3):311-329. WED-01-036.
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Boese, B.L. 2002. Effects of recreational clam harvesting on eelgrass (Zostera marina) and associated infaunal invertebrates: in situ manipulative experiments. Aquatic Botany 73:63-74. WED-01-058
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Brooks, J.R., F.C. Meinzer, R. Coulombe, and J.R. Gregg. 2002. Hydraulic redistribution of soil water during summer drought in two contrasting Pacific Northwest coniferous forests. Tree Physiol. 22:1107-1117. WED-02-034
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Bryce, S.A., R.M. Hughes, and P.R. Kaufmann. 2002. Development of a bird integrity index: using bird assemblages as indicators of riparian condition. Environ. Mgt. 30(2):294-310. WED-00-122
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Cablk, M., D. White, and A.R. Kiester. 2002. Assessment of spatial autocorrelation in empirical models in ecology. Chapter 37 pages 429-440 in J.M. Scott, P.J. Heglund, M.L. Morrison, J.B. Haufler, M.G. Raphael, W.A. Wall, and F.B. Samson editors. Predicting Species Occurrences: Issues of Accuracy and Scale. Island Press, Washington, D.C. WED-00-120

Cao, Y., D.D. Williams, and D.P. Larsen. 2002. Comparison of ecological communities: the problem of sample representativeness. Ecological Monographs 72(1):41-56 WED-00-086
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Cao, Y., D.P. Larsen, R.M. Hughes, P. L. Angermeier, and T. M. Patton. 2002. Sampling effort affects multivariate comparisons of stream communities. J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 21(4):701-714. WED-01-091
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Chapman, S.S., J.M. Omernik, G.E. Griffith, W.A. Schroeder, T.A. Nigh, and T.F. Wilton. 2002. Ecoregions of Iowa and Missouri. (2 sided color poster with map, descriptive text, summary tables, and photographs). U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. Scale 1:1,800,000. (R.L. Blair) WED-02-016

Chapman, S.S., G. E. Griffith, J.M. Omernik, J.A. Comstock, M.C. Beiser, and D. Johnson. 2004. Ecoregions of Mississippi.
Cole, C.A., R.P. Brooks, P.W. Shaffer, and M.E. Kentula. 2002. A comparison of the hydrology of wetlands in Pennsylvania and Oregon as an indicator of the transferability of HGM functional models between regions. Environ. Mgt. 30(2):265-278. R.L. Blair) WED-01-132

Cole, C.A., R.P. Brooks, P.W. Shaffer, and M.E. Kentula. 2002. A comparison of the hydrology of wetlands in Pennsylvania and Oregon as an indicator of the transferability of HGM functional models between regions. Environ. Mgt. 30(2):265-278. WED-01-132
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Compton, J.E., and R.D. Boone. 2002. Soil nitrogen transformations and the role of light fraction organic matter in forest soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 34:933-943. WED-00-077
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Entry, J.A., P.T. Rygiewicz, L.S. Watrud and P.K. Donnelly. 2002. Influence of adverse soil conditions on the formation and function of Arbuscular mycorrhizas. Advances in Environmental Research 7:123-138. NHEERL-COR-2242
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Fairbrother, A. 2002. Risk Assessment: Lessons Learned. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 21(11)2261-2263. WED-02-157

Ferraro, S.P., and F.A. Cole. 2002. A field validation of two sediment-amphipod toxicity tests. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 21(7):1423-1437. WED-01-090
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Ford, C.R., and J.R. Brooks. 2002. Detecting forest stress and decline in response to increasing river flow in southwest Florida, USA. For. Ecol. & Mgmt.160:45-64. WED-00-093
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Griffith, G.E., J.M. Omernik, J.A. Comstock, S. Lawrence, G. Martin, A. Goddard, V.J. Hulcher, and T. Foster. 2002. Ecoregions of Alabama and Georgia. (2 sided color poster with map, descriptive text, summary tables, and photographs). U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. Scale 1:1,700,000. (R.L. Blair) WED-01-058

Griffith, G.E., J.M. Omernik, J.A. Comstock, M.P. Shafale, W.H. McNab, D.R. Lenat, J.B. Glover, and V.B. Shelburne. 2002. Ecoregions of North and South Carolina. (2 sided color poster with map, descriptive text, summary tables, and photographs). U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. Scale 1:1,500,000. (R.L. Blair) WED-02-162

Griffith, M.B., B.H. Hill, A.T. Herlihy, and P.R. Kaufmann. 2002.  Multivariate analysis of periphyton assemblages in relation to environmental gradients in Colorado Rocky Mountain streams . J. Phycology  38:83-95.

Guntenspergen, G.R., S.A. Peterson, S.G. Leibowitz, and L.M. Cowardin. 2002. Indicators of wetland condition for the prairie pothole region of the United States. Environ. Mont. Assess. 78(3):229-252. NHEERL-COR-2276
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Hecht, S., and B.L. Boese. 2002. Sensitivity of an infaunal amphipod, Eohaustorius estuarius, to acute waterborne exposures of 4-nonylphenol: Evidence of a toxic hangover. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 21(4)816-819. WED-01-083
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Hill, B.H., A.T. Herlihy and  P.R. Kaufmann.  2002. Benthic microbial respiration in Appalachian Mountain, Piedmont, and Coastal Plains streams of the eastern U. S. A. Freshwater Biology 47:185-194.

Hobbie, E.A., J. Gregg, D.M. Olszyk, P.T. Rygiewicz and D.T. Tingey. 2002. Effects of climate change on labile and structural carbon in Douglas-fir needles as estimated by [delta]-13C and C-area measurements. Global Change Biology 8:1-13. WED-01-099
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Hobbie, E.A, D.T. Tingey, P.T. Rygiewicz, M.G. Johnson, and D.M. Olszyk. 2002. Contributions of current year photosynthate to fine roots estimated by using a 13C-depleted source. Plant and Soil 247: 233-242. WED-02-029
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Hughes, R.M., P.R. Kaufmann, A.T. Herlihy, S.S. Intelmann, S.C. Corbett, M.C. Arbogast, and R.C. Hjort. 2002. Electrofishing distance needed to estimate fish species richness in raftable Oregon rivers. N. Am. J. Fisheries Mgt. 22:1229-1240. NHEERL-COR-2363J

Hulse, D., S. Gregory, and J. Baker (editors). 2002. Willamette River Basin Planning Atlas: Trajectories of Environmental and Ecological Change. Oregon State University Press, Corvallis. WED-02-049

Johnson, M.G., and J.S. Kern. 2002. Quantifying the organic carbon held in forested soils of the United States and Puerto Rico. Pages 47-72 in J.M. Kimble, L.S. Heath, R.A. Birdsey and R. Lal, editors. The Potential of U.S. Forest Soils to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect. CRC Press. Boca Raton. WED-02-109

Kaldy, J.E., P.M. Eldridge, C.P. Onuf and L.A. Cifuentes. 2002. Carbon budget for a sub-tropical seagrass dominated coastal lagoon: How important are seagrasses to total ecosystem Net Primary Production? Estuaries 25:528-539. WED-02-005
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Klemm, D.J., K.A. Blocksom, W.T. Thoeny, F.A. Fulk, A.T. Herlihy, P.R. Kaufmann, and S.M. Cormier. 2002. Methods development and use of macroinvertebrates as indicators of ecological conditions for streams in the Mid-Atlantic Highlands Region.  Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 78:169-212.

Koch, P.L., and D.L. Phillips. 2002. Incorporating concentration dependence in stable isotope mixing models: a reply to Robbins, Hilderbrand and Farley (2002). Oecologia 133:14-18. WED-02-050

Lackey, R.T. 2002. Restoring wild salmon to the Pacific Northwest: Framing the risk question. Hum. & Ecol. Risk Assess. 8(2):223-232. WED-01-015
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Lackey, R.T. 2002. Salmon recovery: Learning from successes and failures. Northwest Science. 76(4):356-360. WED-02-046

Lewis, J.D., M. Lucash, D.M. Olszyk and D.T. Tingey. 2002. Stomatal responses of Douglas-fir seedlings to elevated carbon dioxide and temperature during the third and fourth years of exposure. Plant Cell Environment 25:1411-1421. WED-02-022
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McGrath, C., A.J. Woods, J.M. Omernik, S.A. Bryce, M. Edmondson, J.A. Nesser, J. Shelden, J.A. Comstock, and M. Plocher. 2002. Ecoregions of Idaho (2 sided color poster with 1:1,350,000 map, descriptive text, summary tables, and photographs). USGS. Reston, VA. (R.L. Blair) WED-01-157

McKane, R.B., L.C. Johnson, G.R. Shaver, K.J. Nadelhoffer, E.B. Rastetter, B. Fry, A.E. Giblin, K. Kielland, B.L. Kwiatkowsky, J.A. Laundre, and G. Murray. 2002. Resource-based niches provide a basis for plant species diversity and dominance in arctic tundra. Nature 415:68-71. WED-01-131
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Olszyk, D
., D. Tingey, C. Wise and E. Davis. 2002. CO2 and O3 alter photosynthesis and water vapor exchange for Pinus ponderosa needles. Phyton 42:121-134. WED-02-003
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Ozretich, R.J.
, D.R. Young, and D.B. Chadwick. 2002. Development and application of equilibrium partitioning sediment guidelines in the assessment of sediment PAH contamination. Chapter 14, Pages 260-274 in R.L. Lipnick, R.P. Mason, M.L. Phillips and C.U. Pittman, editors. Chemicals in the Environment: Fate, Impacts, and Remediation. American Chemical Society Symposium Series 806, Oxford University Press. WED-01-084
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Palace, V.P., S.M. Allen-Gil, S.B. Brown, R. E. Evans, D.A. Metner, D.H. Landers, L.R. Curtis, J.F. Klaverkamp, C.L. Baron, and W. L. Lockhart. 2002. Vitamin and thyroid status in Arctic Grayling (Thymallus arcticus) exposed to doses of 3,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl that induce the phase I enzyme system. Chemosphere 45:185-193. WED-01-041
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Peterson, S.A., A.T. Herlihy, R.M. Hughes, K.L. Motter, and J.M. Robbins. 2002. Level and extent of mercury contamination in Oregon lotic fish. Environ. Tox. & Chem. 21(10):2157-2164. WED-01-038
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Phillips, D.L., and P.L. Koch. 2002. Incorporating concentration dependence in stable isotope mixing models. Oecologia.130:114-125. WED-01-071
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Porteous, L.A., F. Widmer, and R.J. Seidler. 2002. Multiple enzyme restriction fragment length polymorphism analysis for high resolution distinction of Pseudomonas (sensu stricto) 16S rRNA genes. J. Microbiological Methods 51:337-348. (R.L. Blair) WED-02-001
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Richards, W.H., D.O. Wallin, and N.H. Schumaker. 2002. An analysis of late-seral forest connectivity in western Oregon, U.S.A. Conservation Biology 16(5)1409-1421. WED-02-069
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Robbins, B.D., and B.L. Boese. 2002. Macroalgal volume: a surrogate for biomass in some green algae. Botanica Marina 45:586-588. WED-01-113
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Rohm, C.M., J.M. Omernik, A.J. Woods, and J.L. Stoddard. 2002. Regional characteristics of nutrient concentrations in streams and their applications to nutrient criteria development. J. Am. Water Resources Assn. 38(1):213-239. WED-01-039
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Schweiger, E.W., S.G. Leibowitz, J.B. Hyman, W.E. Foster, and M.C. Downing. 2002. Synoptic assessment of wetland function: a planning tool for protection of wetland species biodiversity. Biodiversity and Conservation 11(3):379-406. WED-00-031
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Sickman, J.O., J. M. Melack, and J.L. Stoddard. 2002. Regional analysis of inorganic-nitrogen yield and retention in high-elevation ecosystems of the Sierra Nevada and Rocky Mountains. Biogeochemistry. WED-01-070

Tingey, D.T., K.D. Rodecap, E. H. Lee, W.E. Hogsett and J.W. Gregg. 2002. Pod development increases the ozone sensitivity of Phaseolus vulgaris. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 139:325-341. WED-01-118
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White, D., and J.C. Sifneos. 2002. Regression tree cartography. J. Computational and Graphical Statistics 11(3):600-616. WED-00-014
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Whittier, T., D.P. Larsen, S.A. Peterson, and T. Kincaid. 2002. A comparison of impoundments and natural drainage lakes in the Northeast USA. Hydrobiologia 470:157-171. WED-00-107
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Whittier, T., S.G. Paulsen, D.P. Larsen, S.A. Peterson, A. Herlihy, and P. Kaufmann. 2002. Indicators of ecological stress and their extent in the population of Northeastern Lakes: A regional scale assessment. Bioscience 52(3):235-247. WED-01-067
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Winton, L. M., J.K. Stone, L.S. Watrud, and E.M. Hansen. 2002. Simultaneous one-tube quantification of host and pathogen DNA with real-time polymerase chain reaction. Phytopathology 92:112-116 WED-01-008
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Woods, A.J., J.M. Omernik, W.H. Martin, G.J. Pond, W.M. Andrews, S.M.Call, J.A. Comstock, and D.D. Taylor. 2002. Ecoregions of Kentucky. (2 sided color poster with map, descriptive text, summary tables, and photographs). U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA. Scale 1:1,000,000. (R.L. Blair) WED-02-132

Young, D.R., R.J. Ozretich, and D.B. Chadwick. 2002. Small volume sampling and GC/MS analysis for PAH concentrations in water above contaminated sediments. Chapter 15 in R.L. Lipnick, R.P. Mason, M.L. Phillips and C.U.Pittman, editors. Chemicals in the Environment: Fate, Impacts, and Remediation. American Chemical Society Symposium Series 806, Oxford University Press.
WED-01-150
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