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September 2016

Presentations & Publications

AWRI staff are in bold, undergraduate students are denoted with a single asterisk*, graduate students are denoted with two asterisks**, and post-docs are denoted with three asterisks***.


Angela Defore, former graduate student who worked with Bopi Biddanda, had an article published in Aquatic Microbial Ecology:
Defore, A.L.**, A.D. Weinke**, M.M. Lindback*, and B.A. Biddanda. 2016. Year-round measures of planktonic metabolism reveal net autotrophy in surface waters of a Great Lakes estuary.  Aquatic Microbial Ecology, 77: 139-153.

Jared Homola, former graduate student who worked with Carl Ruetz, had an article published in Journal of Fish Biology:
Homola, J.J.** C.R. Ruetz III, S.L. Kohler, and R.A. Thum. 2016. Complex postglacial recolonization inferred from population genetic structure of mottled sculpin Cottus bairdii in tributaries of eastern Lake Michigan, U.S.A. Journal of Fish Biology, doi:10.1111/jfb.13101.

Mark Luttenton was a co-author of an article recently published in The Michigan Botanist:
Zuiderveen, G., T. Evans, T. Schmidt, and M. Luttenton. 2016. A survey of the native and invasive genotypes of Phragmites australis along Michigan’s west coast. The Michigan Botanist, 53:82-91.

Rick Rediske is a co-author of an article published in Biology of Sex Differences:
Madenjian, C.P., R.R. Rediske, D.P. Krabbenhoft, M.A. Stapanian, S.M. Chernyak, and J.P. O’Keefe. 2016. Sex differences in contaminant concentrations of fish: a synthesis. Biology of Sex Differences, 7(1):42.

Al Steinman had an article published about the Bear Lake muck fields in Environmental Science and Pollution Research.
Steinman, A.D. and M.E. Ogdahl. In Press. From wetland to farm and back again: water quality implications of a habitat restoration project. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-7485-4.


(Presenter listed first)

Bopi Biddanda was an invited seminar speaker for the School of Freshwater Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on September 14.  The title of his presentation was “Time-traveling with microbes in Lake Huron’s sinkholes”.  

Rick Rediske was a guest speaker on a Muskegon Lake tour sponsored by the Lakeshore Museum Center on the research vessel W. G. Jackson on September 8.  He spoke about Muskegon Lake history and restoration.

Al Steinman presented to the PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization) in Muskegon regarding the Blue Economy on September 14.

Al Steinman presented to the Muskegon In Focus group about AWRI and Michigan’s Blue Economy on September 28.

Kevin Strychar gave an invited presentation to a group called Nourishing the Lakeshore (Weston A. Price Foundation) in Muskegon on September 13.  The title of the presentation was “GMOs: Not just in our food but everywhere in Michigan”.