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August 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***.

Publications

Carl Ruetz and Jordan Allison (former graduate student) are co-authors on a paper published in Transactions of the American Fisheries Society:
Rutherford, E.S., J. Allison**, C.R. Ruetz III, J.R. Elliott, J.K. Nohner, M.R. DuFour, R.P. O’Neal, D.J. Jude, and S.R. Hensler.  2016.  Density and survival of walleye eggs and larvae in a Great Lakes tributary.  Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 145:563-577.

Al Steinman and Mary Ogdahl (formerly of AWRI) are co-authors on a paper accepted to the journal 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 Sciences and Pollution Research.

Al Steinman is a co-author on a paper accepted for publication in Nature Scientific Reports:
Xue, Q., Su, X., Steinman, A.D., Cai, Y., Zhao, Y. and Xie, L. In Press. Accumulation of microcystins in a dominant Chironomid Larvae (Tanypus chinensis) of a large, shallow and eutrophic Chinese lake, Lake Taihu. Nature Scientific Reports 6, 31097; doi: 10.1038/srep31097.

Al Steinman, Maggie Oudsema, Mary Ogdahl (formerly of AWRI), and Muhidin Abdemilik (former REU student) are co-authors on a paper accepted to the journal Lake and Reservoir Management:
Steinman, A.D., Abdimalik, M.*, Ogdahl, M.E., and Oudsema, M. In Press. Nutrient impact on planktonic vs benthic algae in a eutrophic lake. Lake and Reservoir Management.

Presentations

(Presenter listed first)

Bopi Biddanda, Anthony Weinke, and Fallon Januska are co-authors of a poster presented at the 16th annual International Symposium on Microbial Ecology, in Montreal, Canada from August 21 – 26.
Schmidt, M.L., B.A. Biddanda, A.D. Weinke**, E. Chang, F. Januska* and V.J. Denef.  Poster.
Particle-associated bacteria in a freshwater estuary are more diverse and disproportionately active compared to free-living bacterial community. 

Mark Luttenton gave a presentation about trout habitat use in the Au Sable River to the Anglers of the Au Sable on August 6.

Rajesh Sigdel, graduate student working with Rick Rediske, spoke at an Indian Mill Creek meeting sponsored by Grand Valley Metro Council, which was held at the DeVos Center for Scouting in Walker, MI on August 11.  The title was “Ongoing and future studies of Indian Mill Creek”.

Al Steinman presented to the Great Lakes Fisheries Trust at their Board meeting held at the Lake Michigan Center on August 9.  Janet Vail assisted with a tour after the meeting.

Kurt Thompson presented on the results of his LiDAR work at a Project Clarity meeting held at the Outdoor Discovery Center in Holland on August 17.  Al Steinman also attended.

Janet Vail and Sherry Claflin conducted a session on the GLOBE program at Richmond Park on August 2 for the Groundswell Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative (GLSI) teachers.