BIFS: Publications

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Publications

Long, E. S., Jacobsen, T. C., Nelson, B. J., and Steensma, K. M. M. 2013. Conditional daily and seasonal movement strategies of male Columbia black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus). Canadian Journal of Zoology 91(10):679-688

Nelson, T.A., J. Olson, L. Imhoff, and A. Nelson.  2010.  Aerial exposure and desiccation tolerances are correlated to species composition in “green tides” of the Salish Sea (northeastern Pacific).  Botanica Marina 53:103-111.

Nelson, T.A., Haberlin, K., Nelson, A.V., Ribarich, H., Hotchkiss, R., Van Alstyne, K.L., Buckingham, L., Simunds, D.J., and Fredrickson, K. 2008. Ecological and physiological controls of species composition in green macroalgal blooms.  Ecology 89:1287-1298.

Van Alstyne, KL, Koellermeier, L, and Nelson, TA. 2007.  Spatial variation in dimethylsulfoniopropionate (DMSP) production in Ulva lactuca (Chlorophyta) from the Northeast Pacific. Marine Biology 150:1127-1135.

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, Timothy; Van Alstyne, Kathy; Gifford, Suzanne. 2014.  Multiscale fluctuations in seawater pH and oxygen near macroalgal blooms.  Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Portland, OR.

Van Alstyne, Kathy A.; Nelson, Tim; Gifford, S. A.  2014.  Spatial and temporal patterns of ulvoid algal abundance and chemical composition at bloom and non-bloom sites in the central Salish Sea.  Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Portland, OR.

Long, E.S., T.C. Jacobsen, B.J. Nelson, K.M. Steensma. 2013. Why move? Using generalized additive mixed models to evaluate seasonal and daily movement strategies of black-tailed deer. 20th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. Milwaukee, WI.

Ferrer, R. P.   2012.  Paralytic toxins and the Pisaster-Mytilus interaction. Ocean Sciences International Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.

Long, E.S., S.K. Irvin, S.M. Robinson, and L.D. Davies. 2012. Comparison of line-transect distance sampling and mark-resight with automatic cameras for estimating density of an island population of black-tailed deer. 19th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. Portland, OR.

D.L. Reaves, B.B. Craft, and E.S. Long. 2012. Patch discrimination in black-tailed deer. Poster presentation at Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Nelson, T.,  J. Olson, L. Imhoff, A. Bowen, and M. Melton.  2011.  Video analysis of ulvoid algal and Zostera populations in greater Puget Sound.  Twenty-fourth Northwest Algal Symposium, Cornet Bay, Washington. 

Nelson, T.A.  2011.  Stable isotope analysis and underwater video show the importance of highly localized factors in contributing to excessive growth of harmful algal blooms.  Sixth Symposium on Harmful Algae in the United States, Austin, Texas. 

Long, E.S., T.C. Jacobsen, B.J. Nelson, K.M. Steensma, and D.A. Congdon. 2011. Seasonal movement patterns of male black-tailed deer. 18th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. Waikoloa, HI.

Nelson, T.A., J. Olson, L. Imhoff, M. Melton, and A. Bowen.  2010.  Video analysis of ulvoid algae and Zostera in greater Puget Sound.  Annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America, East Lansing, Michigan.

Gifford, S.-A., K. Van Alstyne, and T. Nelson.  2009.  Temporal variation in water quality at sites with low and high macroalgal abundances in Penn Cove, Whidbey Island, Washington.  Northwest Algal Symposium, Coupeville, Washington.

Nelson, T.A., Olson, J.K., Imhoff, L.D.  2009.  Using underwater video analysis to determine ulvoid algal cover and overlap with eelgrass over a regional scale.  Puget Sound Georgia Basin Ecosystem Conference, Seattle, Washington. (http://depts.washington.edu/uwconf/psgb/proceedings/papers/8C_Nelso.pdf)

Long, E.S., L. Davies, K. Taylor, S. Irvin, and M. Friesen. 2009. Estimating population size and movement patterns of black-tailed deer on Blakely Island, WA.  Western States and Provinces Deer and Elk Workshop, Spokane, WA. 

 Taylor, K. and E.S. Long. 2009. Home range estimates for a high density population of Columbian black-tailed deer on Blakely Island, WA. 16th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. Monterey, CA.

Nelson, T.A., Van Alstyne, K.L., Nelson, A.V., Jackson, D., Olson, J.K., Imhoff, L.D.  2008.  The good, the bad, and the stinking:  Causes and consequences of ulvoid algal blooms.  Annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Olson, J.K, L.D. Imhoff, Nelson, T.A..  2008.  Desiccation controls the upper limit of species distribution among blooming ulvoid macroalgae.  Annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Imhoff, L.D., Olson, J.K., Nelson, T.A.  2008. Using underwater video analysis to determine large-scale spatial and temporal changes in macroalgal bloom occurrence.  Annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Nelson, T.A., Van Alstyne, K.L., Guerra, C., Olson, J.K., Imhoff, L.D. 2008.  Using underwater video to examine the occurrence of green macroalgal blooms on a regional scale in Washington State, USA.  2008 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL. 

Peter, L., Nelson, T., Van Alstyne, K., Ronhovde, E., Gifford, S., Cataldo, M., Nicely, A., Puglisi, M.  2007.  Comparison of green algal bloom intensity and related water quality parameters at paired bloom” and “non-bloom” sites.  Annual Meeting of the Phycological Society of America, Providence, RI.

Guerra, C., Nelson, T., Ronhovde, E., Peter, L. 2007. Underwater video analysis allows for the mapping of green algal blooms throughout the inland marine waters of Washington State.  Annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America, Providence, RI. 

Nelson, T. A., K. L. Van Alstyne, D. Jackson.  2006.  Dopamine in a green alga: Localization, release, and community effects.  Annual meeting of the Phycological Society of America, Juneau, Alaska.

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.

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

Morrow, K. and T. Nelson.  2014.  Spatial and temporal variation in tissue nutrient ratios of aquatic autotrophs on Blakely Island, WA.  Twelfth Erickson Undergraduate Research Conference, Seattle Pacific University.

Lobb, T. and T. Nelson.  2014.  Deep green sea.  Twelfth Erickson Undergraduate Research Conference, Seattle Pacific University.

Spoelstra, K. L and T. Nelson..Effect of Nitrogen Content in Browse Species on the Diet Selection of Black-Tailed Deer.  Twelfth Erickson Undergraduate Research Conference, Seattle Pacific University.


Guieb-Iaulualo, Jason  and Jones, Clinton. 2013.  Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Tardigrade Species from Blakely Island. SPU Summer Research Symposium

Brenneman, J.D., A.D. Zeiders, and E.S. Long. 2013. Estimating density of Columbia black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus columbianus) on Blakely Island, WA. Poster at Murdock Conference for Undergraduate Research. University of Puget Sound, WA.

Borcherding, J.C., E.S. Long, and C.R. Bishop. 2011. Ectoparasite loads of black-tailed deer on Blakely Island, WA.  Poster at Murdock Conference for Undergraduate Research. Seattle University, WA.

Nelson, B., B. Gill, and T. Nelson.  2010.  Modeling photosynthesis in benthic tidal communities using abiotic factors.  Eighth Erickson Undergraduate Research Conference, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA.  

Bowen, A., M. Melton, T. A. Nelson.  2009.  Video analysis of ulvoid and Zostera distribution in Puget Sound.  Eighteenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA. 

Smith, T. and T. A. Nelson.  2009.  The effects of depth on nitrogen and carbon content of Ulva lactuca and Ulvaria obscura at three sites off Blakely Island, WA.  Seventh Erickson Undergraduate Research Conference, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA.

  

Jacobsen, T., D. Congdon, and E.S. Long. 2009. Home range and activity fluctuations of black-tailed deer on Blakely Island, WA, during the breeding season.  Poster at Murdock Conference for Undergraduate Research. Gonzaga University, WA.

Taylor, K. and E.S. Long. 2009. Home range estimates for a high density population of Columbian black-tailed deer on Blakely Island, WA. 16th Annual Conference of The Wildlife Society. Monterey, CA.

Davies, L.D. and E.S. Long.  2008. Using distance sampling to estimate population size of black-tailed deer on Blakely Island, WA. Poster at Murdock Conference for Undergraduate Research.  University of Puget Sound, WA.

Cadorette, L., J. Olson and T. A. Nelson.  2008.  Effects of depth and desiccation on Ulva and Ulvaria.  Seventeenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA. 

Olson, J., L. Cadorette, and T. A. Nelson.  2008.  Comparing large-scale density and depth distribution of eelgrass and ulvoid macroalgae.  Seventeenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA. 

Sharp, J. and T. Nelson.  2008.  Depth distribution of ulvoid algae in the Puget Sound area.  Sixth Erickson Undergraduate Research Conference, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA.  

Imhoff, L.D., J. Olson, and T. Nelson.  2007.  Video surveys, diver transects, and automated environmental data collection suggest that the occurrence of “green tides” is linked to very small scale spatial processes.  Sixteenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Willamette University, Salem, OR.

Olson, J., L. Imhoff and T. Nelson.  2007.  Desiccation tolerance determines species composition in green tide seaweeds. Sixteenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, Willamette University, Salem, OR

Irvin, S.R. and E.S. Long.  2007. Estimating black-tailed deer population density on Blakely Island, WA, using capture-recapture models with data from motion-triggered cameras.  Poster at Murdock Conference for Undergraduate Research.  Willamette College, Willamette, OR.

Davies, L.D. and E.S. Long.  2007. Using distance sampling to estimate population size of black-tailed deer on Blakely Island, WA. Poster at Murdock Conference for Undergraduate Research.  Willamette College, Willamette, OR, 2007. 

Singleton, K., C. Bishop, and E.S. Long. 2007. Intestinal parasites of black-tailed deer on Blakely Island, WA.    Poster at Murdock Conference for Undergraduate Research. Willamette College, Willamette, OR.

Peter, L. and T. Nelson.  2006.  Comparison of green algal bloom intensity and related parameters at paired “bloom” and “non-bloom” sites. Fifteenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon.

Ronhovde, E., C. Guerra, and T. Nelson.  2006.  Underwater video analysis allows for the mapping of green algal blooms throughout the inland marine waters of Washington State.  Fifteenth Regional Conference on Undergraduate Research, Murdock College Science Program, University of Portland, Portland, Oregon.

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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