BIFS: Publications

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1. Publications.

2. Professional research presentations.

3. Student presentations and projects.

Publications

Mueller, K. W., N. L. Brouwer, and B. D. Congdon. 2005. Characteristics of unexploited black bass populations from a remote lake in the San Juan Archipelago, Washington. Northwest Science 79(2-3):131-140.

Hayden, H. S. and J. R. Waaland. 2004. A molecular systematic study of Ulva (Ulvaceae, Ulvales) from the northeast Pacific. Phycologia 43:364-382.

Hayden, H. S., J. Blomster, C. A. Maggs, P. C. Silva, M. J. Stanhope, and J. R. Waaland.  2003.  Linnaeus was right all along:  Ulva and Enteromorpha are not distinct genera.  European Journal of Phycology 38:277-294.

Nelson, T. A., D. J. Lee, and B. C. Smith.  2003.  Are "green tides" Harmful Algal Blooms?  Toxic properties of water-soluble extracts from two bloom-forming macroalgae, Ulva fenestrata and Ulvaria obscura (Ulvophyceae).  Journal of Phycology 39:874-879.

Nelson, T. A., A. V. Nelson and M. Tjoelker.  2003. Seasonal patterns in ulvoid algal biomass, productivity, and key environmental factors in the Northeast Pacific.   Botanica Marina 46:263-275 .

Rowley, W. J., C. A. Sink, and G. MacDonald.  2002.  An experiential and systemic approach to encourage collaboration and community building.  Professional School Counseling 5:360-365.

Hayden, H. S. and J. R. Waaland.  2002.  Phylogenetic systematics of the Ulvaceae (Ulvales, Ulvophyceae) using chloroplast and nuclear DNA sequences.  Journal of Phycology 38:1200-1212.

Williams, C. R.  2002.  Molecular systematics of the genera Microcystis , Anabaena , and Aphanizomenon of the cyanobacteria.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Botany, University of Washington.  186 pp.

Congdon, B. D. 2002.  The family Phytoseiidae (Acari) in western Washington State with descriptions of three new species.  International Journal of Acarology 28:3-27.

Mueller, K. W., N. L. Brouwer, and B. D. Congdon.  2002.  2001 Spencer Lake Survey:  Biological Characteristics of a Minimally Exploited, Isolated Fish Community Consisting of Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, and Prickly Sculpin.  Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, FPT 02-12.  46 pp.

Hayden, H. S.  2001.  Systematics of Ulvaceae (Ulvales, Ulvophyceae) and the genus Ulva L. based on nuclear and chloroplast sequence data.  Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Botany, University of Washington. 181 pp.

Nelson, T. A. and A. Lee.  2001.  A manipulative experiment demonstrates that blooms of the macroalga Ulvaria obscura can reduce eelgrass shoot density .  Aquatic Botany 71:149-154 .

Harpel, J. S..  1997.  The phytogeography and ecology of the mosses within the San Juan Islands, Washington State.  Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Botany, University of British Columbia, BC.  275 pp.

Phillips, R. C..  1988.  Keynote address:  General ecology of eelgrass with special emphasis on restoration and management.  Pages 1-5 in Proceedings of the California Eelgrass Symposium, Sweetwater River Press, National City, CA.  78 pp.

Phillips, R. C..  1984.  The ecology of eelgrass meadows in the Pacific Northwest : A community profile. U. S. Fish Wildl. Serv. FWS/OBS-84/24. 85 pp.

Phillips, R. C. and R. R. Lewis.  1983.  Influence of environmental gradients in leaf widths and transplant success in North American seagrasses.  Marine Technical Society Journal 17:59-68.

Phillips, R. C. and T. W. Backman.  1983.  Phenology and reproductive biology of eelgrass ( Zostera marina L.) at Bahia Kino, Sea of Cortez, Mexico.  Aquatic Botany 17:85-90.

Phillips, R. C., W. S. Grant, and C. P. McRoy.  1983.  Reproductive strategies in eelgrass ( Zostera marina L.).  Aquatic Botany 16:1-20.

Phillips, R. C., C. McMillan, and K. W. Bridges.  1983.  Phenology of eelgrass, Zostera marina L., along latitudinal gradients in North America.  Aquatic Botany 15:145-156.

Phillips, R. C., C. McMillan, and K. W. Bridges.  1981.  Phenology and reproductive physiology of Thalassia testudinum from the western tropical Atlantic.  Aquatic Botany 11:263-277.

Professional Presentations:

Nelson, T. A., D. Lee, B. C. Smith, and R. Prins.  2002.  Are "green tides" harmful algal blooms? Allelopathic properties of extracts from Ulva fenestrata and Ulvaria obscura .   Annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America, Madison, Wisconsin.

Nelson, T. A., K. L. van Alstyne, and H. Ribarich.  2002.  The effects of nitrogen regime on growth, [CHN], [DMSP], [chlorophyll], [protein] and nitrogen uptake rate in Ulvaria obscura and Ulva fenestrata.  Annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America, Madison, Wisconsin.

Rhodes, M. J. and T. A. Nelson.  2002. Interannual variation in coral reef plant communities of central Belize.  Annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America, Madison, Wisconsin.

Nelson, T. A.  2001.  Species composition and controls of ulvoid algal blooms in Washington State.  Journal of Phycology 37(3 supplement):38.  (Abstract)

Hayden, H.S. and J.R. Waaland. 2000. Systematics of Ulvaceae (Ulvophyceae, Chlorophyta) using nuclear and chloroplast DNA sequences. J. Phycol. 36(3, suppl.):87.

Hayden H.S. and J.R. Waaland. 2000. Who's who in Ulvaceae? 14th Northwest Algal Symposium (Abstracts). University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C.

Nelson, T.A., 2000.  Preliminary studies of seasonality, ecology, and species composition of ulvoid algal blooms in Washington State (Abstract).  Journal of Phycology 36(3 supplement):41.  (Abstract)

Jones, K, A. Lee and T. Nelson.  2000.  A characterization of ulvoid blooms and their abiotic environment in the San Juan Island Archipelago.  Fourteenth Northwest Algal Symposium, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Lee, A., K. Jones and T. Nelson. 2000. Environmental determinants of ulvoid algal species composition.  Fourteenth Northwest Algal Symposium, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Student Presentations

Neblett, C. and T. Nelson. 2005. Otter Latrine Sites: Developing Methods for Public Involvement in Density Studies on Blakely Island. Fourteenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Life Science Program, Northwest Nazarene University, Boise, Idaho.

Vanderpol, B. and T. Nelson. 2004. Using noxious week distribution to evaluate procedures for the implementation of GIS and ecoinformatics at Blakely Island Field Station. Thirteenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon.

Hotchkiss, R. and T. Nelson. 2004. Nitrogen physiology of Ulvaria obscura and Ulva fenestrata: Do species and environmental [N] interact in determining growth rate? Thirteenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon.

Buckingham, L., D. Jackson and T. A. Nelson. 2003. Localization of dopamine in a seaweed. Twelfth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington.

Van Mason, A., C. Baldwin, and T. A. Nelson. 2003. Preliminary investigations using Pterygophora californica as a model system for seaweed age-structured growth and physiology. Twelfth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington.

Kiyohara, K. and B. Congdon.  2002.  Factors affecting the distribution of the phytoseiid mite Amblyseius nicola .  Eleventh Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

McPhearson, J. and T. Nelson.  2002.  Salinity effects on growth and protein content of Ulva fenestrata and Ulvaria obscura .  Eleventh Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Hignell, J. B., R. Render and T. Nelson.  2002.  Grazer deterrence in ulvoid green algae.  Eleventh Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington.

Lee, D., H. Ribarich and T. Nelson.  2001.  Allelopathic properties of 'green tide' seaweeds (i.e., ulvoid macroalgae).  Tenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.

Ribarich, H., D. Lee and T. Nelson.  2001.  Nutrient effects on the growth and chemical composition of Ulva fenestrata and Ulvaria obscura .  Tenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.

Prins, R., D. Lee, and T. Nelson.  2001.  Enzyme inhibition caused by extracts of 'green tide' seaweeds (i.e., ulvoid macroalgae).  Tenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.

Lyons, C. and T. Nelson.  2001.  The role of Fucus mucus in desiccation resistance. Tenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington.

Haberlin, K., M. Tjoelker, and T. Nelson.  2000.  Feeding preferences of intertidal grazers for two green macroalgal genera, Ulva and Ulvaria on Presented at the Ninth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington.

M. Tjoelker, K.  Haberlin, and T. Nelson.  2000.   Characteristics of ulvoid algal blooms in the Pacific Northwest.  Presented at the Ninth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington.

Jones, K., A. Lee and T. Nelson.  1999.    A characterization of ulvoid blooms and their abiotic environment in the San Juan Island Archipelago.  Presented at the Eighth  Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Linfield College, Linfield, Oregon.

Lee, A., K. Jones and T. Nelson. 1999. Environmental determinants of ulvoid algal species composition.  Presented at the Eighth  Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Linfield College, Linfield, Oregon.

Carey, E., A. Lee, K. LaFleur, and T. Nelson.  1998.  A characterization of “green tides” and selected physical-chemical factors in the vicinity of Blakely Island, Washington.  Presented at the Seventh Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Northwest Nazarene College, Nampa, Idaho.

Lee, A., K. LaFleur, and T. Nelson.  1998.  Why are morphologically similar ulvoid algal species found at different tidal elevations?  Presented at the Seventh Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Northwest Nazarene College, Nampa, Idaho. 

Ivaska, E. and T. Nelson, 1997.  Distribution of benthic organisms in the vicinity of Blakely Island, Washington.  Presented at the Sixth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Willamette University, Salem, OR.

Gregg, J. and T. Nelson, 1997.  Tidal and spatial variation of sea water qualities in the vicinity of Blakely Island, Washington.  Presented at the Sixth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Willamette University, Salem, OR.

Wassink, K., T. Nelson, and B. Congdon, 1997.  Interannual variation in phytoplankton community structure in two lakes.  Presented at the Sixth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Willamette University, Salem, OR.

Nelson, T.  1987.  Seasonality of algal epiphytes on eelgrass ( Zostera marina L.).  Senior Project.

VanDoornik, D.  1986.  Circadian behavior patterns of harbor seals.  Senior Project. 

 

 

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