March 2015

Presentations & Publications

AWRI staff are in bold, graduate students are denoted with a *, and undergraduate students are denoted with **.


Bopi Biddanda is a co-author of an article now available online in the journal Environmental Microbiology:
Voorhies, A.A., Eisenlord, S.D., Marcus, D.M., Duhaime, M.B., Biddanda, B.A., Cavalcoli, J.D., and Dick G.J.  2015.  Ecological and genetic interactions between cyanobacteria and viruses in a low-O2 mat community inferred through metagenomics and metatranscriptomics.  Environmental Microbiology.

Jim McNair was lead author of an article published in Fundamentals of Applied Limnology.  Several other AWRI students and faculty are co-authors:
McNair, J.N., M.R. Sesselmann, S.T. Kendall, L.C. Gereaux, A.D. Weinke and B.A. Biddanda.  2015.  Alternative approaches for estimating components of lake metabolism using the free-water dissolved oxygen (FWDO) method.  Fundamentals of Applied Limnology 186/1–2 (2015), 21–44.

James Smit, former graduate student of Al Steinman’s, is lead author of an article accepted for publication in Wetlands.  Al is a co-author:
Smit, J.T.* and A.D. Steinman. In Press. Wetland sediment phosphorus flux in response to proposed hydrologic reconnection and warming. Wetlands.

(Presenter listed first)

Brandon Harris, graduate student working with Carl Ruetz, presented at the Great Lakes Acoustic Telemetry Observation System held in Ann Arbor, Michigan on March 11-12.  Carl and Brandon both attended this event.
Harris, B.S.*, C.R. Ruetz III, K.M. Smith, and A.C. Wieten*.  Oral.  Seasonal movement patterns and habitat use of adult lake sturgeon in the Muskegon River, Michigan, USA. 

Janet Vail gave a presentation about the Making Lake Michigan Great Tour at Torresen Marine’s “Spring Thaw” event on March 14.