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Biddanda, B. A., Nold, S. C., Dick, G. J., Kendall, S. T., Vail, J. H., Ruberg, S. A. & Green, C. M. (2012) Rock, Water, Microbes: Underwater Sinkholes in Lake Huron are Habitats for Ancient Microbial Life. Nature Education Knowledge 3(3):13

Voorhies, A., B. Biddanda, S. Nold, S. Kendall, S. Jain, D. Marcus, N. Sheldon and G. Dick. (2012). Cyanobacterial life at low O2:  Community genomics and function reveal metabolic  versatility & extremely low diversity in a Great Lakes sinkhole. Geobiology 10(3): 250-267.


Steinman, A. D., M.  Ogdahl, K. Wessell, B. Biddanda, S. Kendall and S. Nold (2011). Periphyton response to simulated nonpoint source pollution: local over regional control.  Aquatic Ecology 45: 439-454.  DOI 10.1007/s10452-011-9366-8

Sanders, Jr. T. G., B. A. Biddanda, C. A. Stricker, S. C. Nold  (2011): Stable Isotope          Analysis Reveals Benthic Macroinvertebrate and Fish Communities Linked to Submerged Groundwater Vents in Lake Huron.  Aquatic Biology 12: 1-11.


Nold, S. C., J. P. Pangborn*, H. Zajack*, S. Kendall, R. Rediske and B. A. Biddanda  (2010): Benthic bacterial diversity in submerged sinkhole ecosystems. Applied and  Environmental Microbiology, 76: 347-351.

Nold, S. C., H. A. Zajack and B. A. Biddanda (2010): Archaeal and Eukaryal Diversity in a       Submerged Sinkhole Ecosystem Influenced by Sulfur-Rich, Hypoxic Groundwater.     Journal of Great Lakes Research 36: 366-375.



Biddanda, B. A., S. C. Nold, S. A. Ruberg, S. T. Kendall, T. G. Sanders, and J. J. Gray (2009). Great Lakes Sinkholes: A Microbiogeochemical Frontier. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. doi:10.1029/2009EO080001).90: 61-62 (
Baskaran, M., P. W. Swarzenski, and B. A. Biddanda (2009), Constraints on the utility of MnO2 cartridge method for the extraction of radionuclides: A case study using 234Th, Geochem.      Geophys. Geosyst., 10, Q04011, doi:10.1029/2008GC002340.

Biddanda, B. A., A. Steinman, L. Nemeth, Y. Hong and S. Kendall (2008). Nutrient bioassays of     plankton biomass and metabolism in an urbanized drowned river-mouth lake (Mona  Lake, Michigan). J. Freshwater Ecology 23 (1): 41-53.
Ruberg, S. A., S. T. Kendall, B. A. Biddanda, T. Black, W. Lusardi, R. Green, T. Casserley, E.    Smith, S. Nold, T. G. Sanders, G. Lang and S. Constant (2008). Observations of the  Middle Island   sinkhole in Lake Huron: a unique hydrologic and glacial creation  of  400 million years. Marine Technology Society Journal. 42: 12-21.
Kerfoot, C. R., J. W. Budd, S. Green, J. B. Cotner, B. A. Biddanda and D. J. Schwab (2008).     Doughnut in the desert: late-winter production in southern Lake Michigan.  Limnology and Oceanography 53: 589-604.
Johengen, T.H., B. A. Biddanda and J. B. Cotner (2008): Stimulation of Lake Michigan            plankton  metabolism by sediment resuspension and river runoff. J. Great Lakes Research 34: 213-227.
Steinman, A., M. Ogdahl, R. Rediske, C. Ruetz, B. Biddanda and L. Nemeth. (2008): Current    status and trends in Muskegon Lake, Michigan. J. Great Lakes Research 34: 169-188.

Steinman, A. D., B. A. Biddanda, M. Chu, K. Thompson and R. Rediske (2007).             Environmental  analysis of groundwater in Mecosta County, Michigan. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 134: 177-189.

Biddanda, B. A., D. F. Coleman, T. H. Johengen, S. A. Ruberg, G. A. Meadows, H. W. VanSumeren, R. R. Rediske and S. T. Kendall (2006): Exploration of a submerged       sinkhole ecosystem in Lake Huron. Ecosystems, 9 (5): 828-842.
Biddanda, B. A., P. Abreu and C. Odebrecht (2006). Book Chapter. Algal blooms and  bacterial interactions. Pages 163-188. In: D. V. Subba Rao (ed.) “Algal Cultures, Analogs of Blooms and Applications. Science Publishers Inc., New Hampshire.
Hong, Y., Steinman, A., Biddanda, B., Rediske, R. and Fahnenstiel, G (2006). Occurrence of     toxin-producing cyanobacterium Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii in Mona and Muskegon Lakes. J. Great Lakes Res. 32: 645-652.
Biddanda, B. A. (2006). Book Review: Respiration in aquatic Ecosystems. Edited by del Giorgio, P. A. and Williams, P. J. leB. P. 315, Oxford University Press. J. Plankton Res. 28: 113-  114.
Cotner, J. B., W. Makino and B. A. Biddanda (2006): Temperature affects stoichiometry and      biochemical composition of Escherichia coliMicrobial Ecology, 52; 26-33.
Steinman, A. D., Rediske, R., Denning, R., Nemeth, L., Chu, X., Uzarski, D., Biddanda, B. and Luttenton, M. (2006). An environmental assessment of an impacted, urbanized watershed: the Mona Lake Watershed, Michigan. Arch. Hydrobiol. 166: 117-144.

Ruberg, S. A., D. F. Coleman, T. H. Johengen, G. A. Lang and B. A. Biddanda. (2005).             Groundwater plume mapping in a submerged sinkhole in Lake Huron. Marine Technology Society Journal. 39: 65-69.
Cotner, J. B., B. A. Biddanda, E. Stets and W. Makino (2004). Organic carbon biogeochemistry of
Lake Superior. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management. 7(4): 1-14.
Biddanda, B. A. (2004). Book Review: UV Effects in Aquatic Organisms and Ecosystems
(Edited by E. W. Helbling and H. Zagarase; Published by The Royal Society of
Chemistry, 2003). Journal of Plankton Research, 26: 255-256.

Anesio, A. M., P. C. Abreu and B. A. Biddanda (2003): Role of free and attached microorganisms
in the decomposition of estuarine macrophyte detritus. Estuarine, coastal and Shelf Science, 56: 197-201.
Biddanda, B. A. and J. B. Cotner (2003): Enhancement of dissolved organic matter bioavailability
by sunlight and its role in the carbon cycle of Lakes Superior and Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research, 29: 228-241.
Abreu, P. C., L. R. Rorig, V. Garcia, C. Odebrecht and B. Biddanda (2003). Decoupling between
bacteria and the surf-zone diatom Asterionellopsis glacialis at Cassino Beach, Brazil. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 32: 219-228.

Biddanda, B. A. and J. B. Cotner (2002): Love handles in aquatic ecosystems: Role of dissolved
organic carbon drawdown, resuspended sediments and terrigenous inputs in the carbon balance of Lake Michigan. Ecosystems, 5:431-445. 
Cotner, J. B. and B. A. Biddanda (2002): Small players, large role: Microbial influence on
biogeochemical processes in pelagic aquatic ecosystems. Ecosystems, 5: 105-121.
Biddanda, B. A. (2002). Techniques for study of carbon flow through bacteria in pelagic food
webs. In (D. V. Subba Rao, ed) “ Pelagic Ecology Methods. A.A. Balkema Publishers, Tokyo. Pp. 208-219.

Cotner, J. B., M. L. Ogdahl and B. A. Biddanda (2001): Double-stranded DNA measurement in
lakes with the fluorescent stain PicoGreen and application to bacterial bioassays. Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 25: 65-74.
Biddanda, B. A., M. L. Ogdahl and J. B. Cotner (2001): Dominance of bacterial metabolism
in oligotrophic relative to eutrophic waters. Limnology and Oceanography,46 (3): 731-739.

Cotner, J. B., T. H. Johengen and B. A. Biddanda (2000): Intense winter heterotrophic production
stimulated by benthic resuspension. Limnology and Oceanography, 45: 1672-1676.

Skoog, A., B. Biddanda and R. Benner (1999): Bacterial utilization of dissolved glucose in
the upper water column of the Gulf of Mexico. Limnology and Oceanography, 44: 1625-1633

Benner, R. and B. Biddanda (1998): Photochemical transformations of surface and deep
dissolved organic matter: Effects on bacterial growth . Limnology and Oceanography
43: 1373-1378.

Biddanda, B and R. Benner (1997): Major contribution from mesopelagic plankton to      heterotrophic metabolism in the upper ocean. Deep-Sea Research, 44: 2069-2085.
Benner, R., B. Biddanda, B. Black and M. McCarthy (1997): Abundance, size-distribution,  
and stable carbon and nitrogen isotopic compositions of marine organic matter isolated
by tangential-flow ultrafiltration. Marine Chemistry, 57, 243-263.
Biddanda , B and R. Benner (1997): Carbon, nitrogen and carbohydrate fluxes during the           production of particulate and dissolved organic matter by marine phytoplankton.   Limnology and Oceanography, 42, 506-518.

Jenkinson. I. and B. Biddanda (1995): Bulk-phase viscoelastic properties of seawater:     Relationship with plankton components. Journal of Plankton Research, 17, 2251-2274.

Biddanda, B., S. Opsahl and R. Benner (1994): Plankton respiration and carbon flux through
bacterioplankton on the Louisiana Shelf. Limnology and Oceanography, 39, 1259-1275.
Rajendran, A. and B. Biddanda (1994): Regionally variable chemistry, auto-heterotrophic            coupling and vertical carbon flux in the northwestern Indian Ocean: a case study for       'Biochemical Pump'. Indian Journal of Marine Science, 23, 129-136.

Abreu, P., B. Biddanda and C. Odebrecht (1992): Bacterial dynamics of the Patos Lagoon
Estuary, southwestern Brazil (320S, 520W); relationship with phytoplankton production and suspended material. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 35, 621-635. 
Biddanda, B.A. and F.R. Riemann (1992): The detritus nitrogen problem; examined using
cellulose. P.S.Z.N.I. Marine Ecology , 13; 271-285.

Jenkinson, I., B. Biddanda., C. Turley., P. Abreu., U. Riebesell and V. Smetacek (1991):
Rheological properties of marine organic aggregates: importance for modelling vertical flux, turbulence and microzones. Oceanologica Acta, Sp. Vol. No. 11, 101-107.
Rieper-Kirchner, M., K. Hinz and B. Biddanda (1991): Ingestion of microbially-
synthesized organic aggregates and egestion of fecal pellets by marine harpacticoid copepods. Kieler Meeresforsch., Sonderh. 8; 257-263.

Gonzalez, H and B. Biddanda (1990): Microbial transformation of metazoan (Isopod, Idotea
granulosa ) faeces. Marine Biology, 106; 285-295.

Hanson, R.B., L.R. Pomeroy., J.O. Blanton., B.A. Biddanda., S. Wainright., S.S. Bishop., J.A. Yoder
and L.P. Atkinson (1988): Climatological and hydrographic influences on nearshore food webs off the southeastern United States: bacterioplankton dynamics. Continental Shelf Research, 8:1321-1344.
Biddanda, B.A. (1988): Microbial aggregation and degradation of phytoplankton-derived detritus
in sea water. 2. Microbial metabolism. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 42; 89-95.
Biddanda, B.A. and L.R. Pomeroy (1988): Microbial aggregation and degradation of
phytoplankton-derived detritus in sea water. 1. Microbial succession. Marine Ecology       Progress Series, 42; 79-88.

Biddanda, B.A. (1986): Structure and function of marine microbial aggregates.
Oceanologica Acta, 9; 209-211.

Biddanda, B.A. (1985): Microbial synthesis of macroparticulate matter. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 20:

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