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2017

Convective mixing and high littoral primary production established systematic errors in the diel oxygen curves of a shallow, eutrophic lake, Soren Brothers, Garabet Kazanjian, Jan Köhler, Ulrike Scharfenberger, and Sabine Hilt; Limnology and Oceanography: Methods

A decline in benthic algal production may explain recent hypoxic events in Lake Erie's central basin, Soren Brothers, Yvonne Vadeboncoeur, and Paul Sibley; Journal of Great Lakes Research

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25 years of EFF—a thank you to the co-founding editor Javier Lobón-Cerviá, David C. Heins, Phaedra E. Budy, Núria Sanz, and Asbjørn Vøllestad; Ecology of Freshwater Fish

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Rapid surface-water volume estimations in beaver ponds, Daniel J. Karran, Cherie J. Westbrook, Joseph M. Wheaton, Carol A. Johnston, and Angela Bedard-Haughn; Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

Measuring Program Impacts: 1. Setting Goals and Objectives, Mark Larese-Casanova

Measuring Program Impacts: 2. Assessment of Participant Knowledge Gain, Mark Larese-Casanova

Measuring Program Impacts: 3. Evaluating Program Success, Mark Larese-Casanova

Measuring Program Impacts: 4. Evaluating Long-Term Impacts, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Master Naturalist Deserts Textbook, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Master Naturalist Mountains Textbook, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Master Naturalist Watersheds Textbook, Mark Larese-Casanova

Benthic carbon is inefficiently transferred in the food webs of two eutrophic shallow lakes, Betty Lischke, Thomas Mehner, Sabine Hilt, Katrin Attermeyer, Mario Brauns, Soren Brothers, Hans-Peter Grossart, Jan Köhler, Kristin Scharnweber, Ursula Gaedke, Ursula Gaedke, Ursula Gaedke, Ursula Gaedke, and Ursula Gaedke; Freshwater Biology

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Assessing the risk of carbon dioxide emissions from blue carbon ecosystems, Catherine E. Lovelock, Trisha Atwood, Jeff Baldock, Carlos M. Duarte, Sharyn Hickey, Paul S. Lavery, Pere Masque, Peter I. Macreadie, Aurora M. Ricart, Oscar Serrano, and Andy Steven; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

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Brine Shrimp Grazing and Fecal Production Increase sedimentation to the deep brine layer (monimolimnion) of Great Salt Lake, Utah, Piotr Maszczyk and Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh; Hydrobiologia

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Comparison of burbot populations across adjacent native and introduced ranges, Annika W. Walters, Elizabeth G. Madenville, W. Carl Saunders, Paul C. Gerrity, Joseph A. Skorupski, Zack E. Underwood, and Eric I. Gardunio; Aquatic Invasion

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Accounting for spatial and temporal variation in macroinvertebrate community abundances when measuring the food supply of stream salmonids, Nicholas Weber, Nicolaas Bouwes, and Chris Jordan; Freshwater Science

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Accounting for Spatial and Temporal Variation in Macroinvertebrate Community Abundances When Measuring the Food Supply of Stream Salmonids, Nicholas Weber, Nicolaas Bouwes, and Chris Jordan; Freshwater Science

2016

Benthic algae compensate for phytoplankton losses in large aquatic ecosystems, Soren Brothers, Yvonne Vadeboncoeur, and Paul Sibley; Global Change Biology

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Sediment Supply Versus Local Hydraulic Controls on Sediment Transport and Storage in a River with Large Sediment Loads, David J. Dean, David J. Topping, John C. Schmidt, Ronald E. Griffiths, and Thomas A. Sabol; Journal of Geophysical Research F: Earth Surface

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Maximal stomatal conductance to water and plasticity in stomatal traits differ between native and invasive introduced lineages of Phragmites australis in North America, V. Douhovnikoff, S. H. Taylor, Eric L. G. Hazelton, C. Smith, and J. O'Brien; AoB Plants

Wetland Plants of Great Salt Lake: A guide to identification, communities, & bird habitat, M. Frank, J. Marty, Christine Rohal, Rebekah Downard, Joanna Endter-Wada, Karin Kettenring, and Mark Larese-Casanova

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Multitaxon distribution models reveal severe alteration in the regional biodiversity of freshwater invertebrates, Charles P. Hawkins and Lester L. Yuan; Freshwater Science

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The Blurred Line Between Form and Process: A Comparison of Stream Channel Classification Frameworks, Martha Jensen; PLOS One

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The Blurred Line Between Form and Process: A Comparison of Stream Channel Classification Frameworks, Alan Kasprak, Nate Hough-Snee, Tim Beechie, Nicolaas Bouwes, Gary Brierley, Reid Camp, Kirstie Fryirs, Hiroo Imaki, Martha Jensen, Gary O'Brien, David Rosgen, and Joseph Wheaton; PLoS ONE

Connecting College Students to Nature to Benefit Wellbeing and Academic Success, Mark Larese-Casanova

Developing a Nature Field Guide, Mark Larese-Casanova

The Who, What, When, Why, and How of Program Evaluation, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Nature Explorers Roundtable Session, Mark Larese-Casanova

Weak Response of Animal Allochthony and Production to Enhanced Supply of Terrestrial Leaf Litter in Nutrient-Rich Lakes, Thomas Mehner, Katrin Attermeyer, Mario Brauns, Soren Brothers, J. Diekmann, Ursula Gaedke, Hans-Peter Grossart, Jan Köhler, Betty Lischke, N. Meyer, Kristin Scharnweber, Jari Syväranta, M. J. Vanni, and Sabine Hilt; Ecosystems

Soils of Great Salt Lake Wetlands: Hydric Indicators and Common Features, Christine Rohal, Karin Kettenring, Rebekah Downard, and Mark Larese-Casanova

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Impacts of Water Development on Great Salt Lake and the Wasatch Front, Wayne Wurtsbaugh, Craig Miller, Sarah Null, Peter Wilcock, Maura Hahnenberger, and Frank Howe

2015

Predation on Native Sculpin by Exotic Brown Trout Exceeds that by Native Cutthroat Trout Within a Mountain Watershed (Logan, UT, USA), Phaedra Budy, Christy S. Meredith, and Gary P. Thiede; Ecology of Freshwater Fish

Contrasting response of two shallow eutrophic cold temperate lakes to a partial winterkill of fish, Sabine Hilt, Thomas Wanke, Kristin Scharnweber, Mario Brauns, Jari Syväranta, Soren Brothers, Ursula Gaedke, Jan Köhler, Betty Lischke, and Thomas Mehner; Hydrobiologia

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Multi-Scale Environmental Filters and Niche Partitioning Govern the Distributions of Riparian Vegetation Guilds, Nate Hough-Snee, Brian G. Laub, David M. Merritt, A. Lexine Long, Lloyd L. Nackley, Brett B. Roper, and Joseph M. Wheaton; Ecosphere

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Multi-scale environmental filters and niche partitioning govern the distributions of riparian vegetation guilds, Nate Hough-Snee, Brian G. Laub, David M. Merritt, A. Lexine Long, Lloyd L. Nackley, Brett B. Roper, and Joseph M. Wheaton; Ecosphere

Changes in Knowledge and Attitude from a Short-Term Aquatic Education Program, Tiffany Kinder, Nancy O. Mesner, Mark Larese-Casanova, Kimberly H. Lott, Adrienne Cachelin, and Katherine LaLonde; Natural Sciences Education

Integrating Environmental Education and STEM, Mark Larese-Casanova

Integrating the Utah Master Naturalist Program and STEM Education, Mark Larese-Casanova

Natural Resource Volunteers and Citizen Science: Bringing Together a Community of Practice, Mark Larese-Casanova

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Using Evaluation to Guide and Validate Improvements to the Utah Master Naturalist Program, Mark Larese-Casanova; Journal of Extension

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Optimizing Selective Withdrawal from Reservoirs to Manage Downstream Temperatures with Climate Warming, David E. Rheinheimer, Sarah Null, and Jay R. Lund; Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management

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Riparian vegetation, Colorado River, and climate: Five decades of spatiotemporal dynamics in the Grand Canyon with river regulation, Joel B. Sankey, Barbara Ralston, Paul E. Grams, John C. Schmidt, and Laura E. Cagney; Journal of Geophysical Research G: Biogeosciences

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How do Changes to the Railroad Causeway in Utah's Great Salt Lake Affect Water and Salt Flow?, James S. White, Sarah E. Null, and David G. Tarboton; PLoS ONE

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Bear Lake Limnology & Nutrient Limnology, Wayne Wurtsbaugh

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Biotic and chemical changes along the salinity gradient in Farmington Bay, Great Salt Lake, Utah, Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh, Carson Richards, Jonathan Hodson, Chantel Rasmussen, and Clayton Winter; Utah State University Watershed Sciences Aquatic Practicum Class Report

2014

The effects of changing salinity on communities of the Great Salt Lake: A mesocosm experiment and implication for management, Brian Barnes; Spring Runoff Conference

A feedback loop links brownification and anoxia in a temperate, shallow lake, Soren Brothers, Jan Köhler, Katrin Attermeyer, Hans-Peter Grossart, Thomas Mehner, Kristin Scharnweber, and Sabine Hilt; Limnology and Oceanography

Annual Variation of Spawning Cutthroat Trout in a Small Western USA Stream: A Case Study with Implications for the Conservation of Potamodromous Trout Life History Diversity, Phaedra Budy, Stephen Bennett, Robert Al-Chokhachy, and Brett B. Roper; North American Journal of Fisheries Management

Effects of Fine Sediment, Hyporheic Flow, and Spawning Site Characteristics on Survival and Development of Bull Trout Embryos, Phaedra Budy, Tracy Bowerman, and Bethany T. Neilson; Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences

An Examination of the Processes That Regulate Fish Size Downriver of Dams in the Western United States, Phaedra Budy, Kimberly Dibble, Charles Yackulic, and Theodore Kennedy; AFS 2014 Annual Meeting Quebec City, Canada

Understanding How Lake Populations of Arctic Char are Structured and Function with Special Consideration of the Potential Effects of Climate Change: a Multi-Faceted Approach, Phaedra Budy and Chris Luecke; Oecologia

Demographic Changes Following Mechanical Removal of Exotic Brown Trout in an Intermountain West (USA), High-Elevation Stream, Phaedra Budy, W. Carl Saunders, and Gary P. Thiede; Ecology of Freshwater Fish

Walla Walla River Bull Trout Ten Year Retrospective Analysis and Implications for Recovery Planning, Phaedra Budy, Howard Schaller, and Courtney Newlon; U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Geological Survey, Utah Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit

Scofield Reservoir Predator-Prey Interactions: Investigating the Roles of Interspecific Interactions and Forage Availability on the Performance of Three Predatory Fishes, Phaedra Budy, Lisa Winters, Gary P. Thiede, Konrad Hafen, and Bryce Roholt; Project Completion Report to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, UTCFWRU, 2014

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Clonal Growth: Invasion or stability? A comparative study of clonal architecture and diversity in native and introduced lineages of Phragmites australis (Poaceae), Vladimir Douhovnikoff and Eric L. G. Hazelton; American Journal of Botany

Environmental disturbance can increase beta diversity of stream macroinvertebrate assemblages, C. P. Hawkins, H. Mykra, J. Oksanen, and J. J. Vander Laan; Global Ecology and Biogeography

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Phragmites australis management in the United States: 40 years of methods and outcomes, Eric L. G. Hazelton, Thomas J. Mozdzer, David M. Burdick, Karin M. Kettenring, and Dennis F. Whigham; AoB Plants

Using modeled stream temperatures to predict macro-spatial patterns of stream invertebrate biodiversity, R. A. Hill and C. P. Hawkins; Freshwater Biology

Predicting thermal vulnerability of stream and river ecosystems to climate change, R. A. Hill, C. P. Hawkins, and D. R. Cutler; Climactic Change

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Non-equilibrium in plant distribution models – only an issue for introduced or dispersal limited species?, Karin M. Kettenring, Diane R. Menuz, Charles P. Hawkins, and D. Richard Cutler; Ecography

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Application of genetic diversity–ecosystem function research to ecological restoration, Karin M. Kettenring, Kristin L. Mercer, Carrie R. Adams, and Jes Hines; Journal of Applied Ecolgoy

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The potential for multiple signatures of invasive species in the geologic record, Karin M. Kettenring, Laura D. Triplett, Michal Tal, and Carson Smith; Anthropocene

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Use of remote sensing to assess changes in wetland plant communities over an 18-year period: a case study from the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, Great Salt Lake, Utah, Karin M. Kettenring, Melina S. Vanderlinder, Christopher MU Neale, and David E. Rosenberg; Western North American Naturalist

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Biotic resistance, disturbance, and mode of colonization impact the invasion of a widespread, introduced wetland grass, Karin M. Kettenring, Dennis F. Whigham, Eric LG Hazelton, Sally K. Gallagher, and Heather M. Baron; Ecological Applications

Assessment and Evaluation 201: Improving Extension Programs, Mark Larese-Casanova

Master Naturalist Program Evaluation, Mark Larese-Casanova

Using Assessment and Evaluation to Target Audiences and Guide Program Improvement, Mark Larese-Casanova

Using Assessment and Evaluation to Target Audiences and Guide Program Improvement, Mark Larese-Casanova

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Utah Master Naturalist Desert Plants Field Book, Mark Larese-Casanova

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Utah Master Naturalist Mountain Plants Field Book, Mark Larese-Casanova

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Utah Master Naturalist Watershed Plant Field Book, Mark Larese-Casanova

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Radiocarbon Dating Suitability of Aquatic Plant Macrofossils, James Marty and Amy Myrbo; Journal of Paleolimnology

Factors affecting the spatial and temporal variability of nodularia blooms in Farmington Bay, Great Salt Lake, Utah, B. Eric McCulley and Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh; Spring Runoff Conference

Non-equilibrium in plant distribution models – only an issue for introduced or dispersal limited species?, D. R. Menuz, K. M. Kettenring, and C. P. Hawkins; Ecography

Whole-lake experiments trace added terrestrial particulate organic carbon in benthic food webs of shallow lakes, Kristin Scharnweber, Jari Syväranta, Sabine Hilt, Mario Brauns, M. J. Vanni, Soren Brothers, Jan Köhler, J. Knežević-Jarić, and Thomas Mehner; Ecology

Enhancing the performance and interpretation of freshwater biological indices: an application in arid zone streams, J. J. Vander Laan and C. P. Hawkins; Ecological Indicators

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Jackson Lake Limnology, Wayne Wurtsbaugh

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Management of the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem: Water, Economic Values and Competing Interests, Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh; Saving Lake Urmia Conference

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The Great Salt Lake's Two Deep Brine Layers, Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh; Friends of the Great Salt Lake Newsletter

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Lake Urmia Crisis and Roadmap for Ecological Restoration of Lake Urmia :, Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh, Brad Marden, and Philip Micklin

2013

A regime shift from macrophyte to phytoplankton dominance enhances carbon burial in a shallow, eutrophic lake, Soren Brothers, Sabine Hilt, Katrin Attermeyer, Hans-Peter Grossart, Sarian Kosten, Betty Lischke, Thomas Mehner, Nils Meyer, Kristin Scharnweber, and Jan Köhler; Ecosphere

Plant community structure determines primary productivity in shallow, eutrophic lakes, Soren Brothers, Sabine Hilt, Stephanie Meyer, and Jan Köhler; Freshwater Biology

Limitation and Facilitation of one of the World's Most Invasive Fish: an Intercontinental Comparison, Phaedra Budy; Ecology

Frequent Usage of Tributaries by the Endangered Fishes of the Upper Colorado River Basin: Observations from the San Rafael River, Utah, Phaedra Budy, Jared L. Bottcher, Timothy E. Walsworth, Gary P. Thiede, and David W. Speas; North American Journal of Fisheries Management

Longer Food Chains and Crowded Niche Space: Effects of Multiple Invaders on Desert Stream Food Web Structure, Phaedra Budy, Timothy E. Walsworth, and Gary P. Thiede; Ecology of Freshwater Fish

Predicting thermal reference conditions in USA streams, R. A. Hill, C. P. Hawkins, and D. M. Carlisle; Freshwater Science

Bayesian Framework for Cost-Effective Control and Research of Non-Point Source Sediment, S. K. Jacobi, B. F. Hobbs, and Peter Richard Wilcock; Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management

How is Physical Depositional Setting Related to Silica Chemistry in the Platte River, USA?, Karin M. Kettenring; American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2013, abstract #EP43A-0834

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Management of Phragmites in the Great Salt Lake watershed, Karin M. Kettenring

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An Assessment of Permanent and Nonpermanent Plots in Riparian Vegetation Monitoring, Karin M. Kettenring, Caroline M. Laine, and Brett B. Roper; Western North American Naturalist

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Assessing approaches to manage Phragmites in the Great Salt Lake watershed, Karin M. Kettenring, A. Lexine Long, Chad Cranney, Christine B. Rohal, and Eric LG Hazelton

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The importance of roads, nutrients, and climate for invasive plant establishment in riparian areas in the northwestern United States, Karin M. Kettenring and Diane R. Menuz; Biological Invasions

Assessment and Evaluation 201: Improving Programs, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Master Naturalist Deserts Wildlife Field Book, Mark Larese-Casanova

Utah Master Naturalist Mountains Wildlife Field Book, Mark Larese-Casanova

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Physiological ecology and functional traits of North American native and Eurasian introduced Phragmites australis lineages, Thomas J. Mozdzer, Jacques Brisson, and Eric L. G. Hazelton; AoB Plants

Defining a Stream Restoration Body of Knowledge as a Basis for National Certification, S. L. Niezgoda, Peter Richard Wilcock, D. W. Baker, and J. M. Price; J. Hydrulic Eng.

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Can the Causeway in the Great Salt Lake be Used to Manage Salinity, Sarah E. Null, Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh, and Craig Miller; Friends of the Great Salt Lake Newsletter

Linking land use, in-stream stressors, and biological condition of streams to infer causes of regional ecological impairment in streams, J. R. Olsen and C. P. Hawkins; Freshwater Science

Developing site-specific nutrient criteria from empirical models, J. R. Olson and C. P. Hawkins; Freshwater Science