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Chesapeake Bay and Delmarva Coastal Bays SAV Bibliography

Papers, Reports, and books in this section relate to work done on Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) in Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Bays. Papers are assigned to one or more of six broad categories:

  1. Distribution, Abundance, and Production
  2. Reproductive Biology, Systematics, and Molecular Genetics
  3. Environmental Interaction, Processes, and Modeling
  4. Animal Interactions
  5. Restoration and Management
  6. Coastal Bays (Maryland and Virginia)
  7. Reference Books Related to SAV Monitoring

Papers are listed in reverse chronological order.

 


 

1. Distribution, Abundance, and Production

Published Papers and Reports

2017

Submersed aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay: sentinel species in a changing world. Orth, R.J., W.C. Dennison, J.S. Lefcheck, C. Gurbisz, M. Hannam, J. Keisman, J.B. Landry, K.A. Moore, R.R. Murphy, C.J. Patrick, J. Testa, D.E. Weller, and D.J. Wilcox. 2017. In Review

2015

Interannual variation in submerged aquatic vegetation and its relationship to water quality in subestuaries of Chesapeake Bay. C. J. Patrick and D.E. Weller. 2015. Marine Ecology Progress Series 537:121-135. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11412

2013

2012 Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake and Coastal Bays. 2013. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. Nagey, A. K. Kenne, and E. R. Smith. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 155. Final Report to EPA Grant No. CB96314501-0, http://web.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav12/index.html

2012

2011 Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake and Coastal Bays. 2012. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. Nagey, A. L. Owens, and A. K. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 154. Final Report to EPA Grant No. CB96305201-0, http://web.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav11/index.html

Influences of salinity and light availability on abundance and distribution of tidal freshwater and oligohaline submersed aquatic vegetation. Shields, E. C., K. A. Moore, and D. B. Parrish. 2012. Estuaries and Coasts 35: 515-526. DOI 10.1007/s12237-011-9460-0.

Sediment accumulation rates and submersed aquatic vegetation (SAV) distributions in the mesohaline Chesapeake Bay, USA. Palinkas, C. M. and E. W. Koch. 2012. Estuaries and Coasts 35: 1416-1431. DOI 10.1007s12237-012-9542-7.

2011

2010 Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake and Coastal Bays. 2011. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. Nagey, A. L. Owens, and A. K. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 153. Final Report to EPA. Grant No. CB97392801-0, http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav10

Spatial patterns in water quality associated with submersed plant beds. Gruber, R. K., D. C. Hinkle, and W. M. Kemp. 2011. Estuaries and Coasts 34: 961-972. DOI 10.1007/s12237-010-9368-0.

Extinction risk assessment of the world's seagrass species. Short, F. T., B. Polidoro, S. R. Livingstone, K. E. Carpenter, S. Banderia, J. S. Bujang, H. P. Calumpong, T. J. B. Carruthers, R. G. Coles, W. C. Dennison, P. L A. Erftemeijer, M. D. Fortes, A. S. Freeman, T. G. Jagtap, A. H. M. Kamal, G. A. Kendrick, W. J. Kenworthy, Y. A. LaNafle, I. M. Nasution, R. J. Orth, A. Prathep, J. C. Sanciangco, B. van Tussenbroek, S. G. Vergara, M. Waycott, and J. C. Zieman. 2011. Biological Conservation 144: 1961-1971.

2010

Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in the Chesapeake Bay Region of Mid-Atlantic Coast of the USA: Challenges in Conservation and Restoration. Orth, R. J., S. R. Marion, K. A. Moore, and D. J. Wilcox. 2010. Estuaries and Coasts 33: 139-150.

Long-term reductions in anthropogenic nutrients link to improvements in Chesapeake Bay habitat. Ruhl, H. A. and N. B. Rybicki. 2010. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences. http://www.pnas.org/content/107/38/16566.full.pdf

2009 Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake and Coastal Bays. 2010. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, and A. K. Keene. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 152. Final Report to EPA. Grant No. CB97377401-0,http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav09

Long-Term trends of water quality and biotic metrics in Chesapeake Bay: 1986-2008. Williams, M. R., S. B. Filoso, B. J. Longstaff, and W. C. Dennison. 2010. Estuaries and Coasts 33: 1279-1299.

2009

Submerged aquatic vegetation of the York River. Moore, K. A. 2009. Journal of Coastal Research 57: 50-58.

2008 Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Bays. 2009. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. S. Nagey, A. Owens, and A. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 149. Final Report to EPA. Grant No. CB973636-01-0,http://web.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav08

Introduction to the Chesapeake Bay national estuarine research reserve in Virginia. Reay, W. G. and K. A. Moore. 2009. Journal of Coastal Research 57: 1-9.

Accelerating loss of seagrasses across the globe threaten coastal ecosystems. Waycott, M. C., M. Duarte, T. J. B. Carruthers, R. J. Orth, W. C. Dennison, S. Olyarnik, A. Calladine, J. W. Fourqurean, K. L. Heck, Jr., A. R. Hughes, G. A. Kendrick, W. J. Kenworthy, F. T. Short, and S. L. Williams. 2009. Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences 106: 12377-12381.

Effects of sediment organic content and hydrodynamic conditions on the growth and distribution of Zostera marina. Wicks, C. E., E. W. Koch, J. M. O'Neil, and K. Elliston. 2009. Marine Ecology Progress Series 378: 71-80.

2008

2007 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Bays. 2008. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. S. Nagey, A. Owens, and A. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 151. Final Report to EPA. Grant No. CB973219-02-0, (http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav07)

2007

Wind-driven sediment suspension controls light availability in a shallow coastal lagoon. Lawson, S., P. L. Wiberg, and K. J. McGlathery. 2007. Estuaries and Coasts 30: 102-112.

Effects of watershed and estuarine on the abundance of submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay Sub Estuaries. La, X., D. E. Weller, C. L. Gallegos, T. E. Jordan, and H. C. Kim. 2007. Estuaries and Coasts 30: 840-854.

2006 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Kenne. 2007. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 150. Final Report to NOAA, Washington, D.C. Grant No. NA06NMF4570118. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav06

The distribution of submersed aquatic vegetation in the fresh and oligohaline tidal Potomac River, 2004, U. S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2007 1198. 2007. Rybicki, N. B., Yoon, S. H., Schenk, E. R., and Baldizar, J. B. http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1198/

 

2006

2005 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Kenne. 2006. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 147. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No. CB973219-01-0, 2006. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav05

A global crisis for seagrass ecosystems. Orth, R. J., T. J. B. Carruthers, W. C. Dennison, C. M. Duarte, J. W. Fourqurean, K. L. Heck, Jr., A. R. Hughes, G. A. Kendrick, W. J. Kenworthy, S. Olyarnik, F. T. Short, M. Waycott, and S. L. Williams. 2006. Bioscience 56: 987-996.

Seagrass recovery in the Delmarva Coastal Bays, USA. Orth, R . J., M. L. Luckenbach, S. Marion, K. A. Moore, and D. J. Wilcox. 2006. Aquatic Botany 84: 26-36.

Seagrass Net monitoring across the Americas: case studies of seagrass decline. Short, F. T., E. W. Koch, J. C. Creed, K. Magalhaes, E. Fernandez, and J. L. Gaeckle. 2006. Marine Ecology 27: 277-289.

2005

2004 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Kenne. 2005. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 146. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No. CB9973013-01-0, 2005. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav04

Eutrophication of Chesapeake Bay: historical trends and ecological interactions. Kemp, W. M. plus 17 authors. 2005. Marine Ecology Progress Series 303: 1-29. http://www.int-res.com/articles/feature/m303p001.pdf

2004

Historical Analysis of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation (SAV) in the Potomac river and Analysis of Bay-wide SAV Data to Establish a New Acreage Goal. Moore, K. A., D. J. Wilcox, B. Anderson, T. A. Parham, and M. D. Naylor, (2004). Final Report to US EPA Chesapeake Bay Program (CB983627-01), Annapolis MD. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/Special_Reports/Final_SAV_Historical_Report_2004.pdf

2003 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Serio. 2004. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 144. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No. CB983807-01-0, 2004.

2003

The seagrasses of the Mid-Atlantic coast of the United States. Koch, E. W. and R. J. Orth. 2003. In: E. P. Green and F. T. Short (eds.). World Atlas of Seagrasses. University of California Press, Berkley, California. 234-243.

Analysis of Historical Distribution of SAV in the Eastern Shore Coastal Basins and Mid-Bay Island Complexes as Evidence of Historical Water Quality Conditions and a Restored Bay Ecosystem. Moore, K. A., D. J. Wilcox, B. Anderson, and R. J. Orth. (2003a). Special Report No. 383 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA.

Intensive water quality mapping of nearshore and Mid-Channel Regions of the James River relative to SAV growth and survival using the DATAFLOW surface water quality mapping system. Moore, K. A., Anderson, B., and Wilcox, D. (2003b). Special Report No. 385 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, Gloucester Point, VA.

2002 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Serio. 2003. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 139. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No.CB983649-01-0, 2003. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav02

Submerged aquatic vegetation in the mesohaline region of the Patuxent Estuary: past, present, and future status. Stankelis, R. M., M. D. Naylor, and W. R. Boynton. 2003. Estuaries 26: 186-195.

2002

Historic distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) in Chesapeake Bay. Naylor, M. D. (2002). Scientific Report. Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, MD.

2001 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Tillman, and J. R. Whiting. 2002. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 143. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No.CB993777-04-0, 2002. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav01

Identification and management of fishing gear impacts in a recovering seagrass system in the coastal bays of the Delmarva peninsula, USA. Orth, R. J., J. R. Fishman, D. J. Wilcox, and K. A. Moore. 2002. Journal of Coastal Research SI (37): 111-129.

2001

Analysis of historical distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) in the York and Rappahannock rivers as evidence of historical water quality. Moore, K. A., Wilcox, D. J., Anderson, B., and Orth, R. J. (2001). Special Report No. 375 in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering. VIMS. Gloucester Point, VA. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sramsoe375.pdf

2000 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, J. R. Whiting, and J. R. Fishman. 2001. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 142. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No.CB993777-02-0,2001. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav00

2000

Sediment-based reconstruction of submersed aquatic vegetation distribution in the Severn River, a sub-estuary of Chesapeake Bay. Arnold, R. R., J. C. Cornwell, W. C. Dennison, and J. C. Stevenson. 2000. Journal of Coastal Research 16: 188-195.

Paleoecology of submerged macrophytes in the upper Chesapeake Bay. Brush, G. S. and W. B. Hilgartner. 2000. Ecological Monographs 70: 645-667.

Analysis of the abundance of submersed aquatic vegetation communities in the Chesapeake Bay. Moore, K. A., D. J. Wilcox, and R. J. Orth. 2000. Estuaries 23: 115-127.

1999 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, J. R. Whiting, and J. R. Fishman. 2000. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 141. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No.CB993777-02-0, 2000. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav99

Modeling dynamic polygon objects in space and time: A new graph-based technique. Wilcox, D. J., M. C. Harwell, and R. J. Orth. 2000. Cartography and Geographic Information Science 27: 153-164.

1999

Analysis of historical distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV) in the James River. Moore, K. A., D. J. Wilcox, R. J. Orth, and E. Bailey. (1999). Special Report in App. Mar. Sci and Ocean Eng. No. 355. VIMS/College of William and Mary, Gloucester Point, VA.

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and the coastal bays - 1998. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. 1999. Final Report U. S. EPA. 1999. 370 pp. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav98

1998

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1997. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. 1998. Final Report U. S. EPA. 1998. 351 pp. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav97

1997

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1996. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. 1997. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1997. 299 pp. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav96

1996

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1995. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. 1996. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1996. 293 pp. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav95

Production of reproductive shoots, vegetative shoots, and seeds in populations of Ruppia maritima L. from the Chesapeake Bay. Silberhorn, Virginia., G. M., S. Dewing, and P. A. Mason. 1996. Wetlands 16: 232-239.

1995

NOAA Coastal change analysis program (C-CAP): Guidance for regional implementation. Dobson, J. E., E. A. Bright, R. L. Ferguson, D. W. Field, L. L. Wood, K. D. Haddad, H. Iredale III, J. R. Jensen, V. V. Kelmas, R. J. Orth, and J. P. Thomas. 1995. NOAA Technical Report NMFS. 92 pp.

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1994. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. 1995. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1995. 290 pp. http://www.vms.edu/bio/sav/sav94

Revegetation and propagule transport in the tidal Potomac River. Rybicki, N. B. and V. Carter. 1995. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting Aquatic Plant Control Program, Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi. 201-218.

1994

Invasions and declines of submersed macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, the Currituck Sound-Back Bay system, and the Pamlico River Estuary. Carter, V. and N. B. Rybicki. 1994. Lake and Reservoir Management 10: 39-48.

Role of weather and water quality in population dynamics of submersed macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River. Carter, V., N. B. Rybicki, J. M. Landwehr, and M. Turtora.1994. Estuaries 17: 417-426.

Trends in the distribution, abundance, and habitat quality of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries: 1971-1991. Orth, R. J., R. Batiuk, and J. F. Nowak. 1994. Final Report U.S. EPA CBP/TRS 137/95. 231 pp.

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1993. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, and J. R. Whiting.1994. Final Report U.S. EPA 262 pp.

1993

Chesapeake Bay SAV Monitoring Program. Orth, R. J. In: L. J. Morris and D. A. Tomasko (eds.). Proceedings and conclusions of workshops on: Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Initiative and Photosynthetically Active Radiation. Special Publication SJ93-SP13. Palatka, Florida: St. Johns River Water Management District. 1993. 41-45.

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1992. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, and J. R. Whiting.1993. Final Report U.S. EPA. 268 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1992.pdf

1992

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1991. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, K. P. Kiley, and J. R. Whiting. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1992. 260 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1991.pdf

1991

Population dynamics of submersed macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River, 25th annual meeting, Aquatic Plant Control Research Program. Carter, V., N. B. Rybicki, and M. Turtora. 1991.U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Misc. Paper A-91-3, Proceedings. 41-53.

Distribution and abundance of waterfowl and submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay. Munro, R. E. and M. C. Perry.1991. United States Fish and Wildlife Service. FWS/OBS 78/DX0391.

Monitoring seagrass distribution and abundance patterns. Orth, R. J., R. L. Ferguson, and K. D. Haddad. In: H. S. Bolton (ed.). Coastal Wetlands Coastal Zone '91 Conference-ASCE, Long Beach, CA. July, 1991. 281-300.

1990

Field guide to the submerged aquatic vegetation of Chesapeake Bay. Hurley, L. M. 1990. United States Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Chesapeake Bay Estuary Program, Annapolis, Maryland.

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1989. Orth, R. J. and J. F. Nowak. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1990. 249 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1989.pdf

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1990. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, A. A. Frisch, K. P. Kiley, and J. R. Whiting. 1991. Final Report U.S. EPA. 260 pp.

Monitoring seagrass distribution and abundance patterns: A case study from the Chesapeake Bay. 1990. Orth, R. J., K. A. Moore, and J. F. Nowak. In: S. J. Kiraly, F. A. Cross, and J. D. Buffington (eds.).1990. Federal Coastal Wetland Mapping Programs. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Biology Report 90 (18). 174 pp.

Data on the distribution and abundance of submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac River and transition zone of the Potomac Estuary, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, 1988. Rybicki, N. B. and M. R. Schening. 1990. U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 90-123. 19 pp.

1989

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1987. Orth, R. J., A. Frisch, J. F. Nowak, and K. A. Moore.1989. Final Report. U.S. E.P.A. 247 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1987.pdf

1988

Distribution of Zostera marina L. and Ruppia maritima L.s.L. along depth gradients in the lower Chesapeake Bay, USA. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. 1988. Aquatic Botany 32: 291-305.

Data on the distribution and abundance of submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac River and transition zone of the Potomac Estuary, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, 1987. Rybicki, N. B., R. T. Anderson, and V. Carter. 1988. U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-307. 31 pp.

1987

Submerged and emergent aquatic vegetation of the Chesapeake Bay. Hershner, C. H. and R. L. Wetzel. In: S. K. Majumdar, L. W. Hall, Jr. and H. M. Austin (eds). Contaminant problems and management of living Chesapeake Bay resources, Pennsylvania Academy Science Typehouse of Easton, Phillipsburg, N.J. 1987. 116-133.

Grasses beneath the bay. Orth, R. J. 1987. Virginia Wildlife 48: 28-31.

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1986. Orth, R. J., J. Simons, J. Capelli, V. Carter, A. Frisch, L. Hindman, S. Hodges, K. Moore, and N. Rybicki. Final Report. U.S. E.P.A. 1987. 191 pp. http://web.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1986Final.pdf?svr=www

1986

Seasonal and year-to-year fluctuations in the growth of Zostera marina L. in the lower Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, USA. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore.1986. Aquatic Botany 24: 335-341.

Data on distribution and abundance of submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia,1985. Rybicki, N., R. T. Anderson, J. M. Shapiro, C. L. Jones, and V. Carter. 1986. U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 86-126. 49 pp.

1985

Distribution and abundance of submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac River and estuary, Maryland and Virginia, May 1978 to November 1981. Carter, V., J. E. Paschal, and N. Bartow. U. S. Geological Survey Water Supply Paper 2234A. 1985. 46 pp.

Data on distribution and abundance of submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac River and transition zone of the Potomac River, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, 1983 and 1984. Carter, V., N. B. Rybicki, R. T. Anderson, T. J. Trombley, and G. L. Zynjuk. U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-82. 1985. 61 pp.

Historical changes in submerged macrophytes communities of upper Chesapeake Bay. Davis, F. W. 1985. Ecology 66: 981-993.

Hydrilla verticillata in the tidal Potomac River, 1983 and 1984, In: 19th Annual Meeting, Aquatic Plant Control Research Program. Rybicki, N.B., V. Carter, R. T. Anderson, and T. J. Trombley. U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Misc. Paper A-85-4, Proceedings. 1985. 170-174.

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries - 1985. Orth, R. J., S. Simons, V. Carter, L. Hingman, S. Hodges, K. Moore, and N. Rybicki. 305 pp. http://web.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1985.df?svr=www

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries - 1984. Orth, R. J., J. Simons, R. Allaire, V. Carter, L. Hindman, K. Moore and N. Rybicki. Final Report. U.S. E.P.A. 1985. 155 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1984.pdf

Hydrilla verticillata in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia, 1983 and 1984. Rybicki, N. B., V. Carter, R. T. Anderson, and T. J. Trombley. U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 85-77.1985. 26 pp.

1984

Chesapeake Bay's underwater forests. Macalister, E. G. and R. J. Orth. 1984. Sea Frontiers 20: 115-121.

Distribution and abundance of submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay: an historical perspective. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. 1984. Estuaries 7: 531-540.

Hydrilla invades Washington, D. C. and the Potomac. Steward, K. K., T. K. Van, V. Carter, and A. H. Pieterse. 1984. American Journal of Botany 71: 162-163.

1983

Submersed aquatic plants of the tidal Potomac River. Carter, V., P. T. Gammon, and N. Bartow. 1983. U. S. Geological Survey Bulletin 1543. 58 pp.

Distribution of submersed aquatic macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River. Haramis, G. M. and V. Carter. 1983. Aquatic Botany 15: 65-79.

Submersed vascular plants: Techniques for analyzing their distribution and abundance. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. 1983. Marine Technology Society Journal 7: 38-52.

Chesapeake Bay: An unprecedented decline in submerged aquatic vegetation. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. 1983. Science 222: 51-53.

1982

The biology and propagation of Zostera marina, in the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. 1982. Final Report, U.S. EPA Chesapeake Bay Program, Grant No. R805953 and SRAMSOE No. 265, Virginia Institute of Marine Science. 195 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sramsoe265.pdf

Submerged aquatic vegetation: Distribution and abundance in the lower Chesapeake Bay and interactive effects of light, epiphytes and grazers. Orth, R. J., K. A. Moore, and J. van Montfrans. 1982. Final Report, U. S. EPA Chesapeake Program Grant No. X003246. 141 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1982.pdf

Submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac River and estuary of Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia: Hydrologic Data Report, May 1978 to November 1981. Paschal, J. E. Jr., D. Miller, N. Bartow, and V. Carter. 1982. U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 82-694. 220 pp.

1981

A Biostratigraphy of Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries: a feasibility study. Brush, G. S., F. W. Davis, and C. A. Stenger. 1981. U.S. EPA Final Report Grant No. R806680. 68 pp.

Distribution and abundance of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay: a scientific summary. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. 1981. SRAMSOE No. 259, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sramsoe259.pdf

Distribution and abundance of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay - 1979. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. 1981. Final Report. U.S. EPA Chesapeake Bay Program, Grant No. X003201.

Submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay: past, present and future. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. 1981. In: Proceedings 46th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. Wildlife Management Institute, Washington, D. C. 271-283.

1980

Distribution of submerged vascular plants, Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. Anderson, R. R. and R. T. Macomber. 1980. Final Report, U.S. EPA Chesapeake Bay Program. Grant No. R805970. 126 pp.

Distribution of submersed aquatic macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River - implications for waterfowl. Carter, V. and G. M. Haramis. 1980. Atlantic Naturalist 33: 14-19.

Submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac. Carter, V., J. E. Paschal, and G. M. Haramis.1980. In: Proceedings Conference Coastal Zone 1980, ASCE/Hollywood, Florida. 17-20.

1979

Distribution and abundance of submerged aquatic vegetation in the lower Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Orth, R. J., K. A. Moore, and H. Gordon. EPA-600/8-79-029/SAV l. 1979. 199 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1979.pdf

1978

Changes in submerged aquatic macrophyte populations at the head of the Chesapeake Bay, 1958-1974. Bayley, S., V. C. Stotts, P. F. Springer, and J. Steenis. 1978. Estuaries l: 171-182.

Summary of available information on Chesapeake Bay submerged vegetation. Stevenson, J. C and N. C. Confer, eds. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Biological Services. FWS/OBS-78/66. 1978. 335 pp.

1977

Distribution and abundance of aquatic vegetation in the upper Chesapeake Bay, 1971-1974. Kerwin, J. A., R. E. Munro, and W. W. A. Peterson. 1977. In: The effects of Tropical Storm Agnes on the Chesapeake Bay Estuarine System. J. Davis, Ed. Chesapeake Research Consortium, Inc. Publication No. 54 393-400. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.

1976

The demise and recovery of Zostera marina, in the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Orth, R. J. 1976. Aquatic Botany 2: 141-159.

1975

Distribution and abundance of aquatic vegetation in the upper Chesapeake Bay 1971-1973. Kerwin, J. A., R. E. Munro, and W. Peterson. 1975a. In: J. Davis (ed.), Impact of tropical storm Agnes on Chesapeake Bay. Chesapeake Research Consortium. Dl-D21.

Remote sensing of submerged aquatic vegetation in the lower Chesapeake Bay. Orth, R. J. and H. Gordon. 1975. Final Report NASA Contract NASl-10720. 62 pp.

Abundance of submerged vascular vegetation in the Rhode River from 1966 to 1973. Southwick, C. H. and F. W. Pine. 1975. Chesapeake Science 16: 147-151.

1972

Submerged vascular plants of the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries. Anderson, R. R. 1972. Chesapeake Science 13 (suppl.). S87-S89.

Tentative outline for inventory of aquatic vegetation: Myriophyllum spicatum (Eurasian watermilfoil). Southwick, C. H. 1972. Chesapeake Science 13 (suppl). S174-S176.

1969

Observations on the decline of the watermilfoil and other aquatic plants, Maryland, 1962-1967. Elser, H. J. 1969. Hyacinth Control Journal 89: 52-60.

1965

Ecological studies of transition-zone vascular plants in the South River, Maryland. Philipp, C. C. and R. G. Brown. 1965. Chesapeake Science 6: 73-81.

1962

Observations on distribution and control of Eurasian watermilfoil in Chesapeake Bay, 1961. Steenis, J. H., V. C. Stotts, and C. R. Gillette. 1962. Proceedings Northeast Weed Control Conference. 16: 442-448.

1916

Investigations of the pollution and sanitary conditions of the Potomac watershed. Cumming, H. S., W. C. Purdy, and H. P. Ritter. 1916. Treasury Department, U. S. Public Health Service Hygenic Lab. Bull. No. 104. 231 pp.

Masters Theses and Ph.D. Dissertations

1982

The history of submerged aquatic vegetation at the head of Chesapeake Bay: a strategic study. Davis, F. W. Ph.D. Dissertation. The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland. USA. 1982.


 

2. Reproductive Biology, Systematics, and Molecular Genetics

Published Papers and Reports

2017

Demographic and genetic connectivity: the role and consequences of reproduction, dispersal and recruitment in seagrasses. Kendrick, G., R. J. Orth, J. Statton, R. Hovey, L. Ruiz Montoya, R. Lowe, S. Krauss, and E. Sinclair. 2017. Biological Reviews 92:921-938. doi: 10.1111/brv.12261

The influence of resource availability on flowering intensity in Zostera marina (L.). Johnson, A. J., K. A. Moore, and R. J. Orth. 2017. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 490:13-22. doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2017.02.002

2016

Marine Phytophthora species can hamper conservation and restoration of vegetated coastal ecosystems. Govers, L. L., W. Man in 't Veld, J. P. Meffert, T.J. Bouma, P.C.J. van Rijswick, J. H.T. Heusinkveld, R.J. Orth, M.M van Katwijk, T. van der Heide. 2016. Royal Society Proceedings B. 283: doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2016.0812

Temporal variability in potential connectivity of Vallisneria americana in the Chesapeake Bay. Lloyd, M.W., P.A. Widmeyer, and M.C. Neel. 2016. Landscape Ecology 31: 2307. doi:10.1007/s10980-016-0401-y

2015

The roles of dispersal and predation in determining seedling recruitment patterns in a foundational marine angiosperm. Manley, S. R., R. J. Orth, and L. Ruiz-Montoya. 2015. Marine Ecology Progress Series 533:109-120. doi:10.3354/meps11363.

Effects of seed source, sediment type, and burial depth on mixed-annual and perennial Zostera marina L. seed germination and seedling establishment. Jarvis, J.C. and K.A. Moore. 2015. Estuaries and Coasts 38: 964. doi:10.1007/s12237-014-9869-3

2014

Modeling loss and recovery of Zostera marina beds in Chesapeake Bay: The role of seedlings and seed-bank viability. Jarvis, J. C., M. J. Brush, and K. A. Moore. 2014. Aquatic Botany 113: 32-45.

Evidence of Eelgrass (Zostera marina) seed dispersal by Northern Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin terrapin) in lower Chesapeake Bay. Tulipani, D.C. and R.N. Lipcius. 2014. PLoS ONE 9(7): e103346. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103346

2013

Restoration recovers population structure and landscape genetic connectivity in a dispersal-limited ecosystem. Reynolds, L. K., M. Waycott, and K. J. McGlathery. 2013. J Ecol, 101: 1288–1297. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12116

Potential roles of Labyrinthula spp. in global seagrass population declines. Sullivan, B.K., T.D. Sherman, V.S. Damare, O. Lilje, and F.H. Gleason. 2013. Fungal Ecology. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.funeco.2013.06.004

2012

Biotic dispersal in eelgrass Zostera marina. Sumoski, S. E. and R. J. Orth. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 471: 1-10.

The central role of dispersal in the maintenance and persistence of seagrass populations. Kendrick, G. A., M. Waycott, T. J. B. Carruthers, M. L. Cambridge, R. Hovey, S. L. Krauss, P. S. Lavery, D. H. Les, R. J. Lowe, O. M. I. Vidal, J. L. S. Ooi, R. J. Orth, D. O. Rivers, L. Ruiz-Montoya, E. A. Sinclair, J. Statton, J. Kornelis van Dijk, and J. J. Verduin. 2012. BioScience 62: 56-65.

Characterization and ecological implication of eelgrass life history strategies near the species' southern limit in the western North Atlantic. 2012. Jarvis, J. C., K. A. Moore, and W. J. Kenworthy. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 444: 43-56.

Genetic diversity enhances restoration success by augmenting ecosystem services. Reynolds, L. K., K. J. McGlathery, and M. Waycott. 2012. PloS ONE. 7: 1-7.

Eelgrass restoration by seed maintains genetic diversity: case study from a coastal system. 2012. Reynolds, L. K., M. Waycott, K. J. McGlathery, R. J. Orth, and J. C. Zieman. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 223-233. DOI 10.3354/meps09386.

Seedling establishment in the eelgrass: seed burial effects on winter losses of developing seedlings. 2012. Marion, S .R. and R. J. Orth. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 177-195. DOI 10.3354/meps09522.

2008

Influence of environmental factors on Vallisneria americana seed germination. Jarvis, J. C. and K. A. Moore. 2008. Aquatic Botany 88: 283-294.

Factors influencing reproduction in American wild celery: a synthesis. McFarland, D. G. and D. Shafer. 2008. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 46: 129-143.

2007

Effects of edge/interior and patch structure on reproduction in Zostera marina L. in Chesapeake Bay, USA. Harwell, M. C. and J. M. Rhode. 2007. Aquatic Botany 87: 147-154.

Using seeds to propogate and restore Vallisneria americana Michaux (wild celery) in the Chesapeake Bay. Moore, K. and J. C. Jarvis. 2007. ERDC/TN SAV-07-03. U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS. http:/el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elpubs/pdf/sav07-3.pdf

A summary of eelgrass (Zostera marina) reproductive biology with an emphasis on seed biology and ecology from the Chesapeake Bay region. Orth, R. J., S. R. Marion, and K. A. Moore. 2007. SAV Technical Notes Collection (ERDC/TN SAV-07-1). Vicksburg, MS: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center.

2006

Seagrass recovery in the Delmarva Coastal Bays, USA. Orth, R. J., M. L. Luckenbach, S. R. Marion, K. A. Moore, and D. J. Wilcox. 2006. Aquatic Botany 84: 26-36.

2004

Seed production from the mixed mating system of Chesapeake Bay (USA ) (Zostera marina; Zosteraceae). Rhode, J. and J. E Duffy. 2004. American Journal of Botany 91: 192-197. http://www.vims.edu/bio/mobee/Rhode_and_Duffy_2004_AMB.pdf

2003

Seed-density effects on germination and initial seedling establishment in Zostera marina in the Chesapeake Bay region. Orth, R. J., J. R. Fishman, M. C. Harwell, and S. R. Marion. Marine Ecology Progress Series 2003. 250: 71-79. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps2003/250/m250p071.pdf

2002

Long-distance dispersal potential in a marine macrophyte. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth. 2002. Ecology 83: 3319-3330.

Seed bank patterns in Chesapeake Bay (Zostera marina L.): A Bay-wide perpsective. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth. 2002. Estuaries 25: 1196-1204.

2001

Influence of a tube-dwelling polychaete on the dispersal of fragmented reproductive shoots. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth. 2001. Aquatic Botany 70: 1-7.

Biomechanical properties of eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) reproductive shoots: Breaking stress, breaking strain, toughness, and elastic modulus. Patterson, M. R., M. C. Harwell, L. M. Orth, and R. J. Orth. 2001. Aquatic Botany 69: 27-40.

Investigations of the availability and survival of submersed aquatic vegetation propagules in the tidal Potomac River. Rybicki, N. B., D. G. McFarland, H. A. Ruhl, J. T. Reel, and J. W. Barko. 2001. Estuaries 24: 407-424.

2000

A review of issues in seagrass seed dormancy and germination: implications for conservation and restoration. Orth, R. J., M. C. Harwell, E. M. Bailey, A. Bartholomew, J. T. Jawad, A. V. Lombana, K. A. Moore, J. M. Rhode, and H. W. Woods. 2000. Marine Ecology Progress Series 200: 277-288.

1999

Effects of a deposit-feeding invertebrate on the entrapment of Zostera marina L. seeds. Luckenbach, M. W and R. J. Orth. 1999. Aquatic Botany 62: 235-247.

1998

Genetic diversity and structure of natural and transplanted populations in the Chesapeake and Chincoteague Bays. Williams, S. L. and R. J. Orth. 1998. Estuaries 21: 118-128.

1996

Effects of predation on Zostera marina seed abundance. Fishman, J. R. and R. J. Orth. 1996. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 198: 11-26.

1995

Viability and growth of submersed macrophyte propagules from the Potomac River: Laboratory studies. McFarland, D. G. and J. W. Barko. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting Aquatic Plant Control Program, Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi. 1995. 219-232.

1994

Seed dispersal in a marine macrophyte: Implications for colonization and restoration. Orth, R. J., M. L. Luckenbach, and K. A. Moore. 1994. Ecology 75: 1927-1939.

1993

Environmental regulation of seed germination in Zostera marina L. in Chesapeake Bay: effects of light, oxygen, and sediment burial depth. Moore, K. A., R. J. Orth, and J. F. Nowak. 1993. Aquatic Botany 45: 79-91.

1987

Effect of salinity and temperature on germination of monoecious Hydrilla propagules. Carter, V., N. Rybicki, and C. L. Schulman. 1987. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 25: 54-57.

1986

Effects of sediment depth and sediment type on the survival of Vallisneria americana Michx grown from tubers. Rybick, N. and V. Carter. 1986. Aquatic Botany 24: 233-240.

1983

Seed germination and seedling growth of Zostera marina L. in the Chesapeake Bay. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. 1983. Aquatic Botany 15: 117-131.

Anthesis and seed production in Zostera marina L. from the Chesapeake Bay. Silberhorn, G., R. J. Orth, and K. A. Moore. 1983. Aquatic Botany 15: 133-144.

1978

Summary of available information on Chesapeake Bay submerged vegetation. Stevenson, J. C. and N. M. Confer, Eds. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Biological Services. FWS/OBS-78/66. 1978. 335 pp.

Masters Theses and Ph.D. Dissertations

2005

Influence of environmental factors on the seed ecology of Vallisneria americana. Campbell, J. J. MS Thesis. College of William and Mary. 2005. 167 pp. http://www.vims.edu/library/Theses/Campbell05.pdf

2002

Microevolutionary processes in Chesapeake Bay (Virginia USA), Zostera marina L. Rhode, J. M. Ph.D. Dissertation. College of William and Mary 2002. 188 pp.

2001

Relationships between environmental variables and submerged aquatic vegetation in the Potomac River, 1985-1997. Rybicki, N. B. Ph.D. Dissertation. George Mason University. 2001.

2000

Ecological dispersal mechanisms, reproductive ecology, and the importance of scale in Zostera marina in Chesapeake Bay. Harwell, M. C. Ph.D. College of William and Mary. 2000. 282 pp.

 


 

3. Environmental Interactions, Processes, and Modeling

Published Papers and Reports

2017

Multiple stressors threaten a critical foundation species in Chesapeake Bay.Lefcheck, J. S., D. J. Wilcox, R. R. Murphy, S. R. Marion, R. J. Orth. 2017. Global Biology Change doi: 10.11.11/gcb.13623

2016

Mechanisms of storm-related loss and resilience in a large submersed plant bed.Gurbisz, C., W. M. Kemp, L. P. Sanford, and R. J. Orth. 2016.Estuaries and Coasts 39:951-966. DOI 10.1007/s12237-016-0074-4.

The relationship between shoreline armoring and adjacent submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay and nearby atlantic coastal bays. Patrick, C.J., D.E. Weller, and M. Ryder. 2016. Estuaries and Coasts 39: 158. doi:10.1007/s12237-015-9970-2

Temporal variability in potential connectivity of Vallisneria americana in the Chesapeake Bay. Lloyd, M.W., P.A. Widmeyer, and M.C. Neel. 2016. Landscape Ecology 31: 2307. doi:10.1007/s10980-016-0401-y

2015

Predicting effects of ocean warming, acidification, and water quality on Chesapeake region eelgrass. Zimmerman, R. C., V. J. Hill, and C. L. Gallegos. 2015. Limnology and Oceanography 60: 1781–1804. doi:10.1002/lno.10139

Interannual variation in submerged aquatic vegetation and its relationship to water quality in subestuaries of Chesapeake Bay. C. J. Patrick and D.E. Weller. 2015. Marine Ecology Progress Series 537:121-135. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11412

2014

Modeling loss and recovery of Zostera marina beds in Chesapeake Bay: The role of seedlings and seed-bank viability. Jarvis, J. C., M. J. Brush, and K. A. Moore. 2014. Aquatic Botany 113: 32-45.

Patterns of seagrass community response to local shoreline development. Blake, R.E., J.E. Duffy, and J.P. Richardson. 2014. Estuaries and Coasts 37: 1549. doi:10.1007/s12237-014-9784-7

Unexpected resurgence of a large submersed plant bed in Chesapeake Bay: Analysis of time series data. Gurbisz, C., and K. W. Michael. 2014. Limnology and Oceanography, 59, doi: 10.4319/lo.2014.59.2.0482.

Impacts of varying estuarine temperature and light conditions on Zostera marina (Eelgrass) and its interactions with Ruppia maritima (Widgeongrass). Moore, K.A., E. C. Shields, and D. B. Parrish. Estuaries and Coasts. 2014. 37(Suppl 1): 20-30. doi:10.1007/s12237-013-9667-3

2013

Seasonal Growth and Senescence of a Zostera marina seagrass meadow alters wave-dominance flow and sediment suspension within a Coastal Bay. Hansen, J. C. and M. A. Reidenbach. 2012. Estuaries and Coasts 36: 1099-1133. DOI 1007/s/1237-013-9620-5.

Broad-scale association between seagrass cover and juvenile blue crab density in Chesapeake Bay. Ralph G.M, R. D. Seitz, R. J. Orth, K.E. Knick, and R. N. Lipcius. 2013. Marine Ecology Progress Series 488:51-63. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps10417

2012

Influences of salinity and light availability on abundance and distribution of tidal freshwater and oligohaline submersed aquatic vegetation. Shield, E. C., K. A. Moore, and D. B. Parrish. 2012. Estuaries and Coasts 35: 515-526. DOI 1007/s12237-011-9460-0.

Modeling the effects of climate change on eelgrass stability and resilience: future scenarios and leading indicators of collapse. Carr, J. A., P. D'Odorico, K. J. McGlathery, and P. L. Wiberg. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 289-301 DOI: 10.3354/meps09556.

Stability and resilience of seagrass meadows to seasonal and interannual dynamics and environmental stress. Carr, J. A., P. D'Odorico, K. J. McGlathery, and P. L. Wiberg. 2012. Journal of Geophysical Research, 117, G01007, DOI 10.1029/2011JG00174, 2012.

Nitrogen fixation in restored eelgrass meadows. Cole, L. W. and K. J. McGlathery. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 235-246 DOI: 10.3354/meps09512.

Wave and tidally driven flows in eelgrass beds and their effect on sediment suspension. Hansen, J. C. and M. A. Reidenbach. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 271-287 DOI: 10.3354/meps09225.

Enhancement of sediment suspension and nutrient flux by benthic macrophytes at low biomass. Lawson, S. E., K. J. McGlathery, P. L. Wiberg. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 259-270 DOI: 10.3354/meps09579.

Recovery trajectories during state changes from bare sediment to eelgrass dominance. McGlathery, K. J., L. K. Reynolds, L. W. Cole, R. J. Orth, S. R. Marion, and A. Schwarzschild. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 209-221. DOI: 10.3354/meps09574.

Eelgrass survival in two contrasting systems: role of turbidity and summer water temperatures. Moore, K. A., E. C. Shields, D. B. Parrish, and R. J. Orth. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 247-258. DOI 10.3354/meps09578.

Seed addition facilitates eelgrass recovery in a coastal bay system. Orth, R. J., K. A. Moore S. R. Marion, D. J. Wilcox, and D. B. Parrish. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 177-195. DOI 10.3354/meps09522.

Sediment accumulation rates and submersed aquatic vegetation (SAV) distributions in the mesohaline Chesapeake Bay, USA. Palinkas, C. M. and E. W. Koch. 2012. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI 10.1007s12237-012-9542-7.

2011

Dissolved oxygen fluxes and ecosystem metabolism in an eelgrass (Zostera marina) meadow measured with the eddy correlation technique. 2011. Hume, A. C., P. Berg, and K. J. McGlathery. Limnology and Oceanograhy 56 (1): 86-96.

2010

Feedback effects in a coastal canopy-forming submersed plant bed. 2010. Gruber, R. K. and W. M. Kemp. Limnology and Oceanography 55: 2285-2298.

Long-term reductions in anthropogenic nutrients link to improvements in Chesapeake Bay habitat. Ruhl, H. A. and N. B. Rybicki. 2010. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences. http://www.pnas.org/content/107/38/16566.full

2009

Community composition and nutrient availability alter sediment organic matter composition in a seagrass bed: a field experiment. 2009. Spivak, A.C., E. A. Canuel, J. E. Duffy, J. G. Douglass, and J. P. Richardson. Marine Ecology Progress Series 376: 55-67.

Effects of sediment organic content and hydrodynamic conditions on the growth and distribution of Zostera marina. 2009. Wicks, C. E., E. W. Koch, J. M. O'Neil, and K. Elliston. Marine Ecology Progress Series 378: 71-80.

2008

Using the aquatic macrophyte Vallisneria americana (wild celery) as a nutrient bioindicator. Benson, E. R., J. M. O' Neal, and W. C. Dennison. 2008. Hydrobiologia 596: 187-196.

Effects of pre-existing submersed vegetation and propagule pressure on the invasion success of Hydrilla verticillata. Chadwell, T. B. and K. A. M. Engelhardt. 2008. Journal of Applied Ecology 45: 515-523. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2007.01384.x/pdf

Seagrass habitats. McGlathery, K. J., D. G. Capone, D. A. Bronk, M. R. Mulholland, and E. C. Carpenter. 2008. In: (Eds.) Nitrogen in the Marine Environment. 2nd edition. Elsevier. The Netherlands. 1037-1071.

Factors influencing reproduction in American wild celery: a synthesis. McFarland, D. G. and D. Shafer. 2008. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 46: 129-143.

Environmental factors affecting recent summertime eelgrass diebacks in the Lower Chesapeake Bay: implications for long-term persistence. Moore, K. A. and J. C. Jarvis. 2008. Journal of Coastal Research 55: 135-147.

2007

A nearshore model to investigate the effects of seagrass bed geometry on wave attenuation and suspended sediment transport. Chen, S., L. P. Sanford, E. W. Koch, P. Shi, and E. W. North. 2007. Estuaries and Coasts 30: 296-310.

Eutrophication patterns in shallow coastal bays and lagoons: McGlathery, K. J., K. Sundback, and I. C. Anderson. 2007. The role of plants in the coastal filter. Marine Ecology Progress Series 348: 1-18.

Top-down and bottom-up controls on sediment organic matter composition in an experimental seagrass ecosystem. Spivak, A.C., E. A. Canuel, J. E. Duffy, and J. P. Richardson. 2007. Limnology and Oceanography 52: 2595-2607. http://www.aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_52/issue_6/2595.pdf

2006

Primary factors influencing water clarity at shallow water sites throughout the Chesapeake and Maryland Coastal Bays. Baldizar, J. M. and N. B. Ribicki. Subcommittee on Sedimentation, 2006. Proceedings of the Eighth Federal Interagency Sedimentation Conferences, 1947 to 2006. http:/p/ubs.usgs.gov/misc/FISC_1947-2006/df/1st-7thFISCs-CD/8thFISC/Poster_Baldizar.pdf

2005

Chemistry of surface waters: Distinguishing fine-scale differences in sea grass habitats of Chesapeake Bay. Dorval, E. and C. M. Jones. 2005. Limnology and Oceanograhy 50: 1073-1083. http://www.aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_50/issue_4/1073.pdf

Effects of Procentrum minimum bloom on light availability for and potential impacts on submersed aquatic vegetation in upper Chesapeake Bay. Gallegos, C. L. and P. W. Bergstrom. Harmful 2005. Algae 4: 553-574.

Eutrophication of Chesapeake Bay: historical trends and ecological interactions. Kemp, W.M. plus 17 authors. 2005. Marine Ecology Progress Series 303: 1-29. http://www.int-res.com/articles/feature/m303p001.pdf

2004

Habitat requirements for submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay: Water quality, light regime, and physical-chemical factors. Kemp, W. M., R. Batuik, R. Bartleson, P. Bergstrom, V. Carter, G. Gallegos, W. Hunley, L. Karrh, E. Koch, J. Landwehr, K. Moore, L. Murray, M. Naylor, N. Rybicki, J. C. Stevenson, and D. Wilcox. 2004. Estuaries 27: 363-377.

Influence of seagrasses on water quality in shallow regions of the Lower Chesapeake Bay. Moore, K.A. 2004. Journal of Coastal Research 45: 162-178.

Modeling seagrass density and distribution in response to changes to turbidity stemming from bivalve filtration and seagrass sediment stabilization. Newell, R .I. E. and E. W. Koch. 2004. Estuaries 27: 793-806.

2003

Periphyton as a UV-B filter on seagrass leaves: a result of different transmittance in the UV-B and PAR ranges. Brandt, Leslie A. and E. W. Koch. 2003. Aquatic Botany 76: 317-327.

Interactive effects of light and salinity stress on the growth, reproduction, and photosynthetic capabilities of Vallisneria americana (Wild Celery). French, G. T. and K. A. Moore. 2003. Estuaries 26: 1255-1268.

Multi-scale experiments in coastal ecology: Improving realism and advancing theory. Petersen, J., W. M. Kemp, W. Boynton, C-C Chen, J. Cornwell, R. Gardner, D. Hinkle, E. Houde, T. Malone, W. Mowitt, L. Murray, L. Sanford, C. Stevenson, K. Sundberg, and S. Suttles. 2003. BioScience 53: 1181-1197.

2002

Long-distance dispersal potential in a marine macrophyte. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth. Ecology. 2002. 83: 3319-3330.

Operation of the xanthophyll cycle in the seagrass Zostera marina in response to variable irradiance. Ralph, P. J., S. M. Polk, K. A. Moore, R. J. Orth, and W. O. Smith, Jr. 2002. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 271: 189-207.

Light and temperature effects on the growth of Wild Celery and Hydrilla. Rybicki, N.B. and V. Carter. 2002. J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 40: 92-99

2001

System-Wide Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Model for Chesapeake Bay. Cerco, C. F. and K. Moore. 2001. Estuaries 24: 522-534.

Calculating optical water quality targets to restore and protect submersed aquatic vegetation: overcoming problems in partitioning the diffuse attenuation coefficient for photosynthetically active radiation. Gallegos, C. L. 2001. Estuaries 24: 381-397.

Beyond light: Physical, geological, and geochemical parameters as possible submersed aquatic vegetation habitat requirements. Koch, E. W. 2001. Estuaries 24: 1-17.

2000

Chesapeake Bay submerged aquatic vegetation water quality and habitat-based requirement and restoration targets : A second technical synthesis. Batiuk, R., P. Bergstrom , W. M. Kemp , E. Koch, L. Murray, J. C. Stevenson, R. Bartleson, V. Carter, N. Rybicki , J. Landwehr, C. Gallegos, L. Karrh, M. Naylor, D. Wilcox, K. A. Moore, S. Ailstock, and M. Teichberg (2000). CBP/TRS 245/00. EPA 903-R-00-014, U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD.

Seasonal variations in (Zostera marina L.) responses to nutrient enrichment and reduced light availability in experimental ecosystems. Moore, K. A. and R. L. Wetzel. 2000. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 244: 1-28.

Scaling submersed plant community resonses to experimental nutrient enrichment. Murray L., R. B. Sturgis, R. Bartleson, W. Severn, and W. M. Kemp. In: S. Bortone (ed.) Seagrasses: Monitoring, ecology, physiology, and management. CRC Publi., Boca Raton, FL. 2000. 241-258.

1999

A Linked Physical and Biological Framework to Assess Biogeochemical Dynamics in a Shallow Estuarine Ecosytem. Buzzelli, C. P., R. L. Wetzel, and M. B. Meyers. 1999. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 49: 829-851.

Summary of correlations among seasonal water quality, discharge, weather, and coverage by submersed aquatic vegetation in the tidal Potomac River and Potomac Estuary, 1983-96. Carter, V., N. B. Rybicki, J. M. Landwehr, J. T. Reel, and H. A. Ruhl. 1999. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 98-657, 81 pp .

1998

Dynamic simulation of littoral zone habitats in lower Chesapeake Bay. I. Ecosystem characterization related to model development. Buzzelli, C. P. 1998. Estuaries 21: 659-672.

Dynamic simulation of littoral zone habitats in lower Chesapeake Bay. II. Seagrass habitat primary production and water quality relationships. Buzzelli, C. P., R. L. Wetzel, and M. B. Meyers. 1998. Estuaries 21: 673-689.

Scaling submersed plant community responses to experimental nutrient enrichment. Murrary, L., R. B. Sturgis, R. D. Bartleson, W. Severn, and W. M. Kemp. In: S. A. Bortone, ed. Seagrasses: monitoring, ecology, physiology, and management. CRC Marine Science Series. CRC Press LLC, FL. 2000. Proceedings of a workshop on Subtropical and tropical seagrass management ecology: responses to environmental stress. Fort Myers, Florida. October 14-16, 1998. 241-257.

1997

Seasonal pulses of turbidity and their relations to (Zostera marina L.) survival in an estuary. Moore, K. A., R. L. Wetzel, and R .J. Orth. 1997. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 215: 115-134.

Observations of tidal flux between a submersed aquatic plant stand and the adjacent channel in the Potomac River near Washington, D.C. Rybicki, N. B., H. L. Jenter, V. Carter, R. A. Baltzer, and M. Turtora. 1997. Limnology and Oceanography 42: 307-317. http://www.aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_42/issue_2/0307.pdf

Facilitation of phosphate assimilation by aquatic mycorrhizae of Vallisneria americana Michx. Wigand, C. and J. C. Stevenson. 1997. Hydrobiologia 342/343: 35-41.

Effects of different submersed macrophytes on sediment biogeochemistry. Wigand, C., J. C. Stevenson, and J. C. Cornwell. 1997. Aquatic Botany 56: 233-244.

1996

A comparative analysis of eutrophication patterns in a temperate coastal lagoon. Boynton, W. R., L. Murray, J. D. Hagy, C. Stokes, and W. M. Kemp. 1996. Estuaries 19: 408-421.

Non-structural carbohydrate reserves of Zostera marina. Burke, M. K., W. C. Dennison, and K. A. Moore. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 1996: 137: 195-201. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/137/m137p195.pdf

Effect of increasing photon irradiance on the growth of Vallisneria americana in the tidal Potomac River. Carter, V., N. B. Rybicki, and M. Turtora. 1996. Aquatic Botany 54: 337-345.

Subaqueous Soils: A Pedological Approach to the Study of Shallow-Water Habitats. Demas, G. P., M. C. Rabenhorst, and J. C. Stevenson. 1996. Estuaries 19: 229-237.

Ecosystem model of an estuarine submersed plant community: Calibration and simulation of eutrophication responses. Madden, C. J. and W. M. Kemp. 1996. Estuaries 19: 457-474.

Zostera marina L. growth and survival along a gradient of nutrients and turbidity in the lower Chesapeake Bay. Moore, K. A., H. A. Neckles, and R. J. Orth. 1996. Marine Ecology Progress Series 142: 247-259. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/142/m142247.pdf

Nutrient inputs to the Choptank River estuary: Implications for watershed management. Staver, L. W., K. W. Staver, and J. C. Stevenson. 1996. Estuaries 19: 342-358.

1995

Photosynthetic responses of Zostera marina L. to light and sediment sulfide in a shallow barrier island lagoon. Goodman, J. L., K. A. Moore, and W. C. Dennison. 1995. Aquatic Botany 50: 37-47.

Simulation models of an estuarine macrophyte ecosystem. Kemp, W. M., W. R. Boynton, and A. J. Hermann. In: B. Patten and S. W, Jorgesen (eds.) Complex ecology. Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1995. 262-278.

Effects of a polyhaline SAV bed on spatial and temporal variability in water quality. Moore, K. A. and J. L. Goodman. In: Toward a sustainable coastal watershed. The Chesapeake Experiment 1994 Chesapeake Research Conference.1995. 615-628.

1994

Role of weather and water quality in population dynamics of submersed macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River. Carter, V., N. B. Rybicki, J. M. Landwehr, and M. Turtora. 1994. Estuaries 17: 417-426.

Relative responses by epiphytic photoautotrophs and heterotrophs in Zostera marina (eelgrass) microcasms: Responses to nutrient enrichment and grazing. Neckles, H. A., E. T. Koefler, L. W. Haas, R. L. Wetzel and R. J. Orth. 1994. Estuaries 17: 597-605.

Zostera marina L. growth response to atrazine in root-rhizome and whole plant exposure experiments. Schwarzschild, A. C., W. G. MacIntyre, K. A. Moore, and E. L. Libelo. 1994. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 183: 77-89.

The presence and possible ecological significance of mycorrhizae in the submersed macrophyte Vallisneria americana. Wigand, C. and J. C. Stevenson. 1994. Estuaries 17: 217-226.

1993

Assessing water quality with submersed aquatic vegetation. Dennison, W. C., R. J. Orth, K. A. Moore, J. C. Stevenson, V. Carter, S. Kollar, P. Bergstrom, and R. A. Batiuk. 1993. Bioscience 43: 86-94.

Daily variability in the measurement of light attenuation using scalar (spherical) and cosine-corrected quantum sensors. Moore, K. A. and J. L. Goodman. In: Proceedings and conclusions of workshop on: Submerged Aquatic Vegetation and Photosynthetically Active Radiation. Special Publication SJ93-SP13. Palatka, Florida, St. Johns Water Management District. 1993. 159-167.

Environmental regulation of seed germination in Zostera marina L. in Chesapeake Bay: Effects of light, oxygen and sediment burial depth. Moore, K. A., R. J. Orth, and J. F. Nowak. 1993. Aquatic Botany 45: 79-91.

Relative effects of nutrient enrichment and grazing on epiphyte-macrophyte Zostera marina L. dynamics. Neckles, H. A., R. L. Wetzel, and R. J. Orth. 1993. Oecologia 93: 275-295.

Nitrogen versus phosphorus enrichment of brackish waters: Response of Potamogeton Perfoliatus and its associated algal communities. Neundorfer, J. V. and W. M. Kemp. 1993. Marine Ecology Progress Series 94: 71-82. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/94/m094p071.pdf

Water quality associated with survival of submersed aquatic vegetation along an estuarine gradient. Stevenson, J. C., L. W. Staver, and K. W. Staver. 1993. Estuaries 16: 346-361.

1992

Influence of the submersed plant, Potamogeton Perfoliatus L., on nitrogen cycling in estuarine sediments: Use of 15N techniques. Caffrey, J. M. and W. M. Kemp. 1992. Limnology and Oceanography 37: 1483-1495. http://www.aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_37/issue_7/1483.pdf

Nitrogen versus phosphorus limitation for growth of an estuarine population of (Zostera marina L.). Murray, L., W. C. Dennison, and W. M. Kemp. 1992. Aquatic Botany 44: 82-100.

1991

Seasonal and spatial patterns of oxygen production, respiration and root-rhizome release in Potamogeton Perfoliatus L. and Zostera marina Caffrey, L. J. M. and W. M. Kemp. 1991. Aquatic Botany 40: 109-128.

Effects of submersed macrophytes on dissolved oxygen, pH, and temperature under different conditions of wind, tide, and bed structure. Carter, V., N. Rybicki, and R. Hammerschlag. 1991. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 6: 121-133.

Population dynamics of submersed macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River in 25th annual Meeting. Carter, V., N. Rybicki, and M. Turtora. U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Misc. Paper A-91-3, Proceedings. 1991. 41-53.

1990

Nitrogen cycling in sediments with estuarine populations of Potamogeton Perfoliatus L. and Zostera marina. Caffrey, J. M. and W. M. Kemp. 1990. Marine Ecology Progress Series 66: 147-160. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/66/m066p147.pdf

Light attenuation and submersed macrophyte distribution in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary. Carter, V. and N. B. Rybicki. 1990. Estuaries 13: 441-452.

Tidal mass exchange between a submerged aquatic vegetation bed and the main channel of the Potomac River. Jenter, H. S., N. Rybicki, R. B. Baltzer, and V. Carter. Proceedings 1991 Hydraulic Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers, Nashville, Tennessee. 1990. 298-304.

1989

Aspects of nitrogen acquisition and conservation in plants. Borum, J. L., L. Murray, and W. M. Kemp. 1989. Aquatic Botany 35: 289-300.

Data on physical, chemical and biological data and characteristics of Hydrilla beds, mixed beds, and unvegetated sites in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland and Virginia. Carter, V., N. Rybicki, R. C. Jones, J. W. Barko, P. V. Dresler, R. E. Hickman, and R. T. Anderson. U. S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-709. 1989. 196 pp.

1988

Effects of submersed aquatic macrophytes on physical and chemical properties of surrounding water. Barko, J. W., G. L. Godshalk, V. Carter, and N. Rybicki. Department of the Army Waterways Experiment Station Technical Report A-99-11. 1988. 28 pp.

Effects of submersed macrophytes on water quality in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland. Carter, V., J. W. Barko, G. L. Godshalk, and N. B. Rybicki. 1988. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 4: 493-501.

Light response and adaptation for the submersed macrophyte, Potamogeton Perfoliatus: Implications for survival in turbid tidal waters. Goldsborough, W. G. and W. M. Kemp. 1988. Ecology 69: 1775-1786.

1987

Diel growth in Zostera marina. Kemp, W. M., L. Murray, J. Borum, and K. Sand-Jensen. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 1987. 41: 79-86. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/41/m041p079.pdf

Oxygen metabolism of the princial autotrophic components of a temperate seagrass community: plant-epiphyte, phytoplankton and benthic algae. Murray, L. and R. L. Wetzel. 1987. Marine Ecology Progress Series 38: 231-239.

1986

The effects of grazers and light penetration on the survival of transplants of Vallisneria americana Michx in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland. Carter, V. and N. B. Rybicki. 1986. Aquatic Botany 23: 197-213.

Photosynthetic temperature acclimation in two coexisting seagrasses, Zostera marina L. and Ruppia maritima. Evans, L. A., K. L. Webb and P.A. Penhale. 1986. Aquatic Botany 24: 185-197.

Uptake, release, and photosynthetic inhibition of atrazine in the submersed macrophyte Potamogeton Perfoliatus. Jones, L. T. W., W. M. Kemp, P. S. Estes, and J. C. Stevenson. 1986. Arch. Environmental Contamination Toxicology 15: 277-282.

Comparison of methods for measuring production by the submersed macrophyte, Potamogeton Perfoliatus. Kemp, L. W. M., M. R. Lewis, and T. W. Jones. 1986. Limnology and Oceanography 31: 1322-1334. http://www.aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_31/issue_6/1322.pdf

Oxygen release from roots of the submersed macrophyte, Potamogeton Perfoliatus L: regulating factors and ecological implications. Kemp, W. M. and L. Murray. 1986. Aquatic Botany 26: 271-283.

Effects of sediment depth and sediment type on the survival of Vallisneria americana Michx grown from tubers. Rybicki , N. B. and V. Carter. 1986. Aquatic Botany 24: 233-240.

A comparative study of decomposition, oxygen consumption, and nutrient release for selected aquatic plants occurring in an estuarine environment. Twilley, R. R., G. Ejdung, P. Romare, and W. M. Kemp. 1986. Oikos 47: 190-198.

A model of Zostera marina L. photosynthesis and growth: simulated effects of selected physical-chemical variables and biological interactions. Wetzel, R. L. and H. A. Neckles. 1986. Aquatic Botany 26: 307-324.

1985

A summary of scientific research to address management need. Flemer, D. A., W. Boynton, C. D' Elia, W. M. Kemp, M. Nichol, R. J. Orth, J. Smullen, R. Taft, R. Wetzel. In: N-L Chao and W. Kirby-Smith (eds.) Utilization of coastal ecosystems. University Rio Grande Press, Brazil. 1985.

Effects of atrazine and linuron on photosynthesis and growth and macrophytes, Potamogeton Perfoliatus L. and Myriophyllum spicatum L., in an estuarine environment. Kemp, W. M., W. R. Boynton, J. J. Cunningham, J. C. Stevenson, T. W. Jones, and J. C. Means. 1985. Marine Environmental Research 16: 255-280.

Nutrient enrichment of estuarine submersed vascular plant communities: I. Algal growth and effects on production of plants and associated communities. Twilley, R .R., W. M. Kemp, K. W. Staver, J. C. Stevenson, and W. R. Boynton. 1985. Marine Ecology Progress Series 23: 179-191. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/23/m023p179.pdf

1984

A water-quality study of the tidal Potomac River and Estuary - An overview. Callender, E., V. Carter, D. C. Hahl, and K. Hitt (Eds.). U. S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2233. 1984. 46 pp.

Temporal responses of the macrophyte, Potamogeton Perfoliatus L., and its associated autotrophic community to atrazine exposure in estuarine microcosms. Cunningham, J. J., W. M. Kemp, J. C. Stevenson, and M. R. Lewis. 1984. Estuaries 7: 519-530.

Determination of adenine nucleotide levels in Zostera marina. Delistraty, D. and C. Hershner. 1984. Journal of Applied Biochemistry 5: 404-419.

Effects of the herbicide atrazine on adenine nucleotide levels in Zostera marina L. Delistraty, D. and C. Hershner. 1984. Aquatic Botany 18: 353-369.

Uptake and phytotoxicity of atrazine and its metabolites in submerged macrophytes. Jones, T. W. and P. S. Estes. 1984. Journal of Environmental Quality 13: 243-247.

Influences of submersed vascular plants on ecological processes in upper Chesapeake Bay. Kemp, W. M., W. R. Boynton, R. R. Twilley, J. C. Stevenson, and L. G. Ward. In: V.S. Kennedy (ed.) Estuaries as filters. Academic Press, New York. 1984. 367-394.

Growth of Zostera marina L. seedlings under laboratory conditions of nutrient enrichment. Roberts, M. H., Jr., R. J. Orth, and K. A. Moore. 1984. Aquatic Botany 20: 321-328.

A comparative study of decomposition, oxygen consumption and nutrient release for selected aquatic plants occurring in an estuarine environment. Twilley, R. R., G. Ejdung, P. Romase, and W. M. Kemp. 1984. Oikos 47: 190-198.

Nutrient enrichment of estuarine submersed vascular plant communities. I. Algal growth and effects on production of plants and associated communities. Twilley, R. R., W. M. Kemp, K. W. Staver, K. W. Stevenson, and J. C. Boynton. 1984. Marine Ecology Progress Series 23: 179-191.

Epiphyte-grazer relationships in seagrass meadows: Consequences for seagrass growth and production. van Montfrans, J., R. L. Wetzel, and R. J. Orth. 1984. Estuaries 7: 289-309.

The influence of waves and seagrass communities on suspended sediment dynamics in an estuarine embayment. Ward, L. G., W. M. Kemp, and W. R. Boynton. 1984. Marine Geology 59: 85-103.

1983

Uptake and phytotoxicity of soil-sorbed atrazine for the submerged aquatic plant, Potamogeton Perfoliatus. Jones, L. T. W. and P. S. Estes. 1983. Arch. Environmental Contamination and Toxicology 13: 237-241.

Uptake and photosynthetic inhibition by atrazine and its degradation products on four species of submerged aquatic vegetation. Jones, T. W. and L. Winchel. 1983. Journal of Environmental Quality 13: 243-247.

A simulation modeling framework for analysis of estuarine ecosystems: The case of submerged vascular plants in upper Chesapeake Bay. Kemp, W. M., W. Boynton, and A. Hermann. In: K. Turgeon (ed.) Marine ecosystems modeling. NOAA Publ., Washington, D.C. 1983. 131-158.

The decline of submerged vascular plants in upper Chesapeake Bay: Summary of results concerning possible causes. Kemp, W. M., W. R. Boynton, J. C. Stevenson, R. R. Twilley, and J. C. Means. 1983. Marine Technology Society Journal 17: 78-79.

Production ecology of seagrass communities in the lower Chesapeake Bay. Wetzel, R. L. and P. A. Penhale. 1983. Marine Technology Society Journal 17: 22-31.

Structural and functional aspects of the ecology of submerged aquatic macrophyte communities in the lower Chesapeake Bay, Volume I: Studies of structures and function of a temperate, estuarine seagrass community: Vaucluse Shores, lower Chesapeake Bay, Virginia, U.S.A. Wetzel, R. L. Final Grant Report, U.S. E.P.A Chesapeake Bay Program, nos. R805974 and X003245-01,Annapolis, Maryland, and VIMS Special Report in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering No. 267, Gloucester Point, Virginia. 1983.

Structural and functional aspects of the ecology of submerged aquatic macrophyte communities in the lower Chesapeake Bay, Volume II; Submarine light quantity and quality in the lower Chesapeake Bay and its potential role in the ecology of submerged seagrass communities. Wetzel, R. L. and R. F. van Tine (eds.). Final Grant Report, U.S. E.P.A. Chesapeake Bay Program, nos. R805974 and X003245-01, Annapolis, Maryland and VIMS Special Report in Applied Marine Science and Ocean Engineering no. 267, Gloucester Point, Virginia. 1983.

1982

Ecological role and value of submerged macrophyte communities: a scientific summary. Boynton, W. R. In: E. Macalaster, D. Barker, M. Kaser, eds. Chesapeake Bay Program Technical Studies: A Synthesis. U.S. EPA, NTIS, Springfield, Virginia. 1982. 428-502.

The decline of submerged macrophyte systems in Chesapeake Bay: Modeling the eco/energetic and socio/economic implications. Boynton, W., W. M. Kemp, A. Hermann, J. Kahn, T. Scheler, S. Bollinger, S. Longergan, and J. Zucchetto. In: W. Mitsch, R. Bosserman, J. Kloatik (eds.). Energy and ecological modeling. Elservier, Amsterdam. 1982. 441-454.

Atrazine toxicity to submersed vascular plants in simulated estuarine microcosms. Correll, D. L. and T. L. Wu. 1982. Aquatic Botany 14: 151-158.

Degradation of atrazine in estuarine water/sediment and selected soils. Jones, T. W., W. M. Kemp, J. C. Stevenson, and J. C. Means. 1982. Journal of Environmental Quality 11: 632-638.

Herbicides in Chesapeake Bay and the effects on submerged aquatic vegetation. Kemp, W. M., J. C. Means, T. W. Jones, and J. C. Stevenson. In: Chesapeake Bay Program Technical Studies: A Synthesis, U.S. EPA, Washington, D.C., 1982. 503-567.

Nitrogen cycling at estuarine interfaces. Kemp, W. M., R. L. Wetzel, W. R. Boynton, C. D'Elia, and C. Stevenson. In: V.S. Kennedy (ed) Estuarine Comparisons. Academy Press, NY. 1982. 209-220.

A rapid technique for preparation of aquatic macrophyte samples for measuring C incorporation. Lewis, M. R., W. M. Kemp, J. J. Cunningham, and J. C. Stevenson. 1982. Aquatic Botany 13: 203-207.

The effect of fertilizers on transplanted, Zostera marina L., in the Chesapeake Bay. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. In: F. J. Webb (ed.), Proc. Ninth Annual Conference Community College, Tampa, Florida, May 20-21. 1982.

An overview of atrazine dynamics in estuarine ecosystems. Stevenson, J. C., T. W. Jones, W. M. Kemp, W. R. Boynton, and J. C. Means. In: J. D. Costlow, L. E. Cronin, T. B. Duke, and W. McClellan (eds.). Agrichemicals and estuarine productivity. John Wiley Publishers. 1982.

An overview of atrazine dynamics in estuarine ecosystems. Stevenson, J. C., T. W. Jones, W. M. Kemp, W. R. Boynton, and J. C. Means. In: J. D. Costlow, L .E. Cronin, T. B. Duke, and W. McClellan (eds.) agrichemicals and estuarine productivity. NOAA Publication, Washington, D.C. 1982. 71-94.

Light and submerged macrophyte communities in the Chesapeake Bay: A scientific summary. Wetzel, R. L., R. F. van Tine, and P. A. Penhale. SRAMSOE260, Virginia Institute of Marine Science, Gloucester Point, VA. 1982. 59 pp.

1980

Microcosms, macrophytes and hierarchies: Environmental research in the Chesapeake Bay. Kemp, W. M., M. Lewis, J. Cunningham, J. C. Stevenson, and W. Boynton. In: J. Giesy (ed.) Microcosm Research in Ecology. ERDA Conf. Ser.,NTIS, Springfield, VA. 1980. 911-939.

1979

A research design for understanding and managing complex environmental resource systems. Boynton, W. R., W. M. Kemp, and J. C. Stevenson. In: R. R. Johnson and J. F. McCormick (eds.) Strategies for the protection and management of wetlands and other riparian ecosystems. U.S. department of Agriculture, Forest Service, GTR-WO-12, Washington, D.C. 1979. 169-177.

Nitrogen fixation associated with four species of submersed angiosperms in the central Chesapeake Bay. Lipschultz, F. J., J. J. Cunningham, and J. C. Stevenson. 1979. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 9: 813-818.

1978

Summary of available information on Chesapeake Bay submerged vegetation. Stevenson, J. C. and N. M. Confer, Eds. 1978. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Biological Services. FWS/OBS-78/66. 335 pp.

1977

Effects of nutrient enrichment on the growth of Zostera marina, in the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Orth, R. J. 1977. Marine Biology 44: 187-194.

1976

Aquatic plant die-offs in Chesapeake Bay: relationship to light penetration and/or herbicide pollution. Correll, D. C., T. Wu, and J. W. Pierce. Vol. I EPA903/9-76-001. 1976a. 11 pp.

Aquatic plant die-offs in Chesapeake Bay; relationship to light penetration and/or herbicide ppollution. Correll, D. C., T. Wu, and J. W. Pierce. Vol. II EPA 903/9-76-001. 1976b. 9 pp.

1969

Temperature and rooted aquatic plants. Anderson, R. R. 1969. Chesapeake Science 10: 157-164.

1967

The mineral content of Myriophyllum spicatum L. in relation to its aquatic environment. Anderson, R. R., R. G. Brown, and R. D. Rappleye. 1967. Ecology 47: 844-846.

Pest plant control with herbicides. Steenis, J. H., E. W. Ball, V. D. Stotts, and C. K. Rawls. In: Proceedings Marsh Estuary Management Symposium, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. 1967. 140-148.

1965

Mineral composition of Eurasian watermilfoil, Myriophyllum spicatum. Anderson, R. R., R. G. Brown, and R. D. Rappleye. 1965. Chesapeake Science 6: 68-72.

Tidal dispersal of herbicides to control Eurasian watermilfoil in the Chesapeake Bay. Steenis, J. H. and V. D. Stotts. 1965. Proceedings Southern Weed Conference 18: 507-511.

1964

Ecology and mineral nutrition of Myriophyllum spicatum (L.). Anderson, R. R. M.S. Thesis, University of Maryland, College Park. 1964. 42 pp.

1961

Progress Report on control of Eurasian watermilfoil. Steenis, J. H. and V. D. Stotts. 1961. Proceedings Northeast Weed Control Conference 15: 566-570.

Masters Theses and Ph.D. Dissertations

2008

Influences of habitat conditions on submerged aquatic vegetation development in the Chickahominy River and other Virginia tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay. Shields, E.C. 2008. MS Thesis. College of William and Mary. 141 pp. http://web.vims.edu/library/Theses/Shields08.pdf

2007

Effects of thermal effluent from C.P. Crane generating station on the submersed aquatic vegetation in the Saltpeter-Dundee Creek system. Beser, T. M. 2007. MS Thesis. University of Maryland College Park. http://hdl.handle.net/1903/7390

2004

Effects of pre-existing submersed macrophytes on the invasion success of Hydrilla verticillata. Chadwell, T. B. 2004. MS Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park. http://hdl.handle.net/1903/1722

2003

Spatial structure and heterongeneity in beds of the seagrass Ruppia maritima and comparison to ecological variables. Schulte, K. E. M.S. Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park. 2003.

1997

Relationship between seagrass growth and survival and environmental conditions in a lower Chesapeake Bay tributary. Moore, K. A. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Maryland, College Park. 1997.

1995

The effects of hydraulic clam dredging on nearshore turbidity and light attenuation in Chesapeake Bay, MD. Ruffin, K. K. M.S. Thesis. University of Maryland. 1995.

1992

Interacting effects of light and sediment sulfide on (Zostera marina L.) growth. Kuhn, W.A. M.S. Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park. 1992.

1990

Effects of nitrogen and phosphorus additions to waters overlying estuarine populations of two submersed vascular plants. Neundorfer, J. V. M.S. Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park. 1990.

1989

Effects of submersed macrophytes on nitrogen cycling in estuarine sediments. Caffrey, J. M. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Maryland, College Park. 1989.

1987

Aspects of the ecology of estuarine light with special reference to seagrasses of the Chesapeake Bay: measurements and models. van Tine, R. F. Ph.D. Dissertation. College of William and Mary. 1987. 139 pp.

1984

Temperature adaptation in seagrasses. Evans, A. S. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1984. 75 pp.

Responses of epiphytic algae to nitrogen and phosphorous enrichment and effects of productivity on the host plant, Potamogeton perfoliatus L., in estuarine waters. Staver, K. W. M.S. Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park. 1984.

1983

Responses of the submerged vascular plant, Potamogeton perfoliatus L., to variable light regimes in an estuarine environment. Goldsborough, W. J. M.S. Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park. 1983.

Metabolic and structural studies of several temperate seagrass communities, with emphasis on microalgal components. Murray, L. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary, 1983. 90 pp.

1982

Adenine nucleotide levels and adenylate energy charge in Zostera marina; determination and application. Delistraty, D. Ph.D. Dissertation. College of William and Mary. 1982. 227 pp.

1979

Responses of microcosm communities containing submerged aquatic vegetation to herbicide stress. Cunningham, J. J. M.S. Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park. 1979.

An investigation of some homeostatic properties of model ecosystems in terms of community metabolism and component interactions. Lewis, M. R. M.S. Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park. 1979.

1966

Plant ecology of the upper Patuxent River estuary with special reference to the effects of thermal pollution on macrophytes. Anderson, R. R. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Maryland, College Park. 1966. 99 pp.

 


 

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Published Papers and Reports

2016

Faunal communities are invariant to fragmentation in experimental seagrass landscapes.Lefcheck, J. S., S. R. Marion, A.V. Lombana, and R. J. Orth. 2016. PloS ONE. 11(5): e0156550. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0156550.

Predator-prey Interactions in a Restored Eelgrass Ecosystem: Strategies for Maximizing Success of a Reintroduced Species, Argopecten irradians. Schmitt, E. L., M. W. Luckenbach, J. S. Lefcheck, and R. J. Orth. 2016. Restoration Ecology 24:558-565. doi: 10.1111/rec.12353 Supporting information at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/rec.12353/suppinfo

2015

Biodiversity mediates top-down control in eelgrass ecosystems: A global comparative experiment. Duffy, J.E., P.L. Reynolds, C. Boström, J.A. Coyer, M. Cusson, S. Donadi, J.G. Douglass, J. Eklöf, A. Engelen, B.K. Eriksson, S. Fredriksen, L. Gamfeldt, C. Gustafsson, G. Hoarau, M. Hori, K. Hovel, K. Iken, J.S. Lefcheck, P. Moksnes, M. Nakaoka, M.I. O'Connor, J.L. Olsen, J.P. Richardson, J.L. Ruesink, E.E. Sotka, J. Thormar, M.A. Whalen, J.J. Stachowicz.2015. Ecology Letters 18(7): 696-705.

Trophic transfer in seagrass systems: estimating seasonal production of an abundant seagrass fish, Bairdiella chrysoura, in lower Chesapeake Bay. Sobocinski, K. L. and R. J. Latour. 2015. Marine Ecology Progress Series 523:157-174. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11163

2014

Epifaunal invertebrates as predators of juvenile bay scallops (Argopecten irradians). Lefcheck, J. S., J. van Montfrans, R. J. Orth, E. L. Schmitt, J. E. Duffy, and M. W. Luckenbach. 2014. Journal of Experimental Biology and Ecology 454: 18-25.

Patterns of seagrass community response to local shoreline development. Blake, R.E., J.E. Duffy, and J.P. Richardson. 2014. Estuaries and Coasts 37: 1549. doi:10.1007/s12237-014-9784-7

Evidence of Eelgrass (Zostera marina) seed dispersal by Northern Diamondback Terrapin (Malaclemys terrapin terrapin) in lower Chesapeake Bay. Tulipani, D.C. and R.N. Lipcius. 2014. PLoS ONE 9(7): e103346. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0103346

Can we predict the future: juvenile finfish and their seagrass nurseries in the Chesapeake Bay. C. M. Jones. 2014. ICES Journal of Marine Science 71 (3): 681-688. doi:10.1093/icesjms/fst142

2013

Fish species distribution in seagrass habitats of Chesapeake Bay are structured by abiotic and biotic factors.Schaffler J. J, J. van Montfrans, C. M. Jones, and R. J. Orth. 2013. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 5:114-124. doi: 10.1080/19425120.2013.804013.

Broad-scale association between seagrass cover and juvenile blue crab density in Chesapeake Bay. Ralph, G.M., R. D. Seitz, R. J. Orth, K. E. Knick and R. N. Lipcius. 2013.Marine Ecology Progress Series 488:51-63. doi:10.3354/meps10417.

Historical comparison of fish community structure in lower Chesapeake Bay seagrass habitats. Sobocinski, K. L., R. J. Orth, M. C. Fabrazio, and R. J. Latour. 2013. Estuaries and Coasts 36: 775-794. DOI 10.1007/s 12237-013-9586-3.

Seed burial in Zostera marina (eelgrass): The role of infauna.Blackburn, N. J. and R. J. Orth. 2013. Marine Ecology Progress Series 474:135-145. doi:10.3354/meps10103.

Temporal shifts in top-down vs. bottom-up control of epiphytic algae in a seagrass ecosystem. Whalen, M. A., J. E. Duffy, and J. B. Grace. 2013. Ecology 94 (2): 510-520.

2012

Biotic dispersal potential in Zostera marina (eelgrass). Sumoski, S, and R. J. Orth. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 471:1-10. doi:10.3354/meps10145.

Spectral signatures of hydrilla from a tank and field setting. Blanco, Alfonso, J. J. Qu, and W. E. Roper. 2012. Front. Earth Sci. 6 (4): 453-460. DOI 10.1007/si11707-012-0333-1.

Biotic dispersal in eelgrass Zostera marina. Sumoski, S. E., and R. J. Orth. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 471: 1-10.

Changes in biodiversity and environmental stressors influence community structure of an experimental eelgrass Zostera marina system. Blake, R. E., J. E. Duffy. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 470: 41-54.

Habitat affects survival of translocated bay scallops, Argoepcten irradians concentricus (Say 1822), in lower Chesapeake Bay. Cordero, A. L. P., R. Steiz, R. Lipcius, C. M. Bovery, and D. M. Schulte. 2012. Estuaries and Coasts 35: 1340-1345. DOI 10: 1007/s12237-012-9510-2.

2011

Seagrass habitat loss and fragmentation influence management strategies for a blue crab Callinectes sapidus fishery. Mizerek, T., H. M. Reagan, and K. A. Hovel. 2011. Marine Ecology Progress Series 427: 247-257.

Food web structure in a Chesapeake Bay eelgrass bed as determined through gut contents and 13C and 15N isotope analysis. Douglass, J.G., J. E. Duffy, and E. A. Canuel. 2011. Estuaries and Coasts 34: 701-711. DOI 10. 1007/s12237-10-9356-4.

2010

Seasonal and interannual change in a Chesapeake Bay eelgrass community: insights into biotic and abiotic control of community structure. Douglass, J. G., K. E. France, J. P. Richardson, and J. E. Duffy. 2010. Limnology and Oceanography 55: 1499-1520.

Using a fisheries ecosystem model with a water quality model to explore trophic and habitat impacts on a fisheries stock: A case study of the blue crab population in the Chesapeake Bay. Ma, H., H. Townsend, X. Zhang, M. Sigrist, and V. Christensen. 2010. Ecological Modelling 221: 997-1004.

2009

Epifaunal community composition and nutrient addition after sediment organic matter composition in a natural eelgrass Zostera marina bed: a field experiment. Spivak, A. C., E. A. Canuel, and J. E. Duffy. 2009. Marine Ecology Progress Series 376: 55-67.

2008

Herbivore and predator diversity interactively affect ecosystem properties in an experimental marine community. Douglass, J. G., J. E. Duffy, and J. F. Bruno. 2008. Ecology Letters 11: 598-608.

Trophic transfers from seagrass meadows subsidize diverse marine and terrestrial consumers. Heck, K. L., Jr., T. J. B. Carruthers, C. M. Duarte, R. J. Orth, A. R. Hughes, G. A. Kendrick, S. Olyarnik, M. Waycott, and S. L. Williams. 2008. Ecosystems 11: 1198-1210.

Spatial and temporal variability of juvenile spotted seatrout Cynoscion nebulosus growth in Chesapeake Bay. Smith, N., C. Jones, and J. van Montfrans. 2008. J. of Fish Biology 73: 597-607.

2007

Biodiversity and food web structure influence short-term accumulation of sediment organic matter in an experimental seagrass system. Canuel, E. A., A. C. Spivak, E. J. Waterson, and J. E. Duffy. 2007. Limnology and Oceanography 52: 590-602. http://aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_52/issue_2/0590.pdf

Nutrient versus consumer control of community structure in a Chesapeake Bay eelgrass habitat. Douglass, J. G., J. E. Duffy, A. C. Spivak, and J. P. Richardson. 2007. Marine Ecology Progress Series 348: 71-83.

The functional role of biodiversity in food webs: Incorporating trophic complexity. Duffy, J. E., B. J. Cardinale, K. E. France, P. B. McIntyre, E. Thébault, and M. Loreau. 2007. Ecology Letters 10: 522-538.

Restoration of waterbird habitats in Chesapeake Bay: Great exectations or Sisyhus revisited. Erwin, R. M. and R. A. Beck. 2007. Waterbirds 30 (Spec. Publ 1): 163-176.

Ecology of postlarval and young juvenile blue crabs. Lipcius, R. N., D. B. Eggleston, K. L. Heck, Jr., R. D. Seitz and J. van Montfrans. 2007. In: The Blue Crab, Callinectes sapidus. (Eds. Victor S. Kennedy and L. Eugene Cronin) 535-564. University of Maryland Sea Grant Press, 800 pp.

Long-term changes in abundance and diversity of macrophyte and waterfowl populations in an estuary with exotic macrophytes and improving water quality. Rybicki, N. B. and J. M. Landwehr. 2007. Limnology and Oceanography 52: 1195-1207. http://aslo.org/lo/toc/vol_52/issue_3/1195.pdf

2006

Effects of biodiversity on the functioning of trophic groups and ecosystems: A meta-analysis. Cardinale, B. J., D. S. Srivastava, J. E. Duffy, J. P. Wright, A. L. Downing, M. Sankaran, and C. Jouseau. 2006. Nature 443: 989-992.

Relating otolith chemistry to surface-water chemistry in a coastal plain estuary. Dorval, E., C. Jones, R. Hannigan, and J. van Montfrans. 2006. Can. J. of Fish. & Aquatic Sci. 64: 411-424.

Biodiversity and the functioning of seagrass ecosystems. Duffy, J. E. 2006. Marine Ecology Progress Series 311: 233-250.

Why biodiversity is important to oceanograhy: potential roles of genetic, species, and trophic diversity in pelagic ecosystem processes. Duffy, J. E. and J. J. Stachowicz. 2006. Marine Ecology Progress Series 311: 179-189. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps_oa/m3111p79.pdf

Consumer diversity mediates invasion dynamics at multiple trophic levels. France, K. E. and J. E. Duffy. 2006. Oikos 113: 515-529.

Diversity and dispersal interactively affect predictability of ecosystem function. France, K. E. and J. E. Duffy. 2006. Nature 441: 1139-1143.

Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services. Worm, B., E. B. Barbier, N. Beaumont, J. E. Duffy, C. Folke, B. S. Halpern, J. B. C. Jackson, H. K. Lotze, F. Micheli, S. R. Palumbi, E. Sala, K. A. Selkoe, J. J. Stachowicz, and R. Watson. 2006. Science 314: 787-790.

2005

Can otolith chemistry be used for identifying essential seagrass habitats for juvenile spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus, in Chesapeake Bay? Dorval, E., C. M. Jones, R. Hannigan, and J. van Montfrans. 2005. Marine and Freshwater Research 56: 645-653.

Ecosystem consequences of diversity depend on food chain length in estuarine vegetation. Duffy, J. E., J. P. Richardson, and K. E. France. 2005. Ecology Letters 8: 301-309. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/doi/pdf/10.1111/j.1461-0248.2005.00725.x?cookieSet=1

Density abundance and survival of the blue crab in seagrass and unstructured salt marsh nurseries of Chesapeake Bay. Lipcius, R. N., R. D. Seitz, M. S. Seebo, and D. Colon-Carrion. 2005. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 319: 69-80.

Food availabilty and growth of the blue crab in seagrass and unvegetated nurseries of Chesapeake Bay. Seitz, R. D., R. N. Lipcius, and M. S. Seebo. 2005. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 319: 57-68.

2003

Grazer diversity effects on ecosystem functioning in seagrass beds. Duffy, J. E., J. P. Richardson, and E. A. Canuel. 2003. Ecology Letters 6: 637-645.

Substrate selection by blue crab Callinectes sapidus megalopae and first juvenile instars. van Montfrans, J., C. H. Ryer, and R. J. Orth. 2003. Marine Ecology Progress Series 260: 209-217.

2002

Faunal colonization of artificial seagrass plots: The importance of surface area versus space size relative to body size. Bartholomew, A. 2002. Estuaries 25: 1045-1052.

Critical evaluation of the nursey role hypothesis for seagrass meadows. Heck, K. L. Jr., G. Hays, and R. J. Orth. 2002. Marine Ecology Progress Series 25: 123-136.

Effects of seagrass habitat fragmentation on juvenile blue crab survival and abundance. Hovel, K. A. and R. N. Lipcius. 2002. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 271: 75-98.

Habitat quality and prey size as determinants of survival in post-larval and early juvenile instars of the blue crab Callinectes sapidus. Orth, R. J. and J. van Montfrans. 2002. Marine Ecology Progress Series 231: 205-213. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps2002/231/m231205.pdf

The response of fishes to submerged aquatic vegetation complexity in two ecoregions of the Mid-Atlantic Bight: Buzzards Bay and Chesapeake Bay. Wyda, J. C., L. A. Deegan, J. E. Hughes, and M. J. Weaver. 2002. Estuaries 25: 86-100.

2001

The identification, conservation, and management of estuarine and marine nurseries for fish and invertebrates. Beck, M. W., K. L. Heck, Jr., K. W. Able, D. L. Childers, D. B. Eggleston, B. M. Gillanders, B. Halpern, C. G. Hays, K. Hoshino, T. J. Minello, R. J. Orth, P. F. Sheridan, and M. P. Weinstein. 2001. BioScience 51: 633-641.

Species-specific impacts of grazing amphipods in an eelgrass-bed community. Duffy, J. E. and A. M. Harvilicz. 2001. Marine Ecology Progress Series 223: 201-211.

Grazer diversity, functional redundancy, and productivity in seagrass beds: an experimental test. Duffy, J. E., K. S. Macdonald, J. M. Rhode, and J. D. Parker. 2001. Ecology 82: 2417-2434.

Influence of a tube-dwelling polychaete on the dispersal of fragmented reproductive shoots of eelgrass. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth. 2001. Aquatic Botany 70: 1-7.

Habitat fragmentation in a seagrass landscape: patch size and complexity control blue crab survival. Hovel, K. A. and R. N. Lipcius. 2001. Ecology 82: 1814-1829.

Plant species diversity and composition: experimental effects on marine epifaunal assemblages. Parker, J. D., J. E. Duffy, and R. J. Orth. 2001. Marine Ecology Progress Series 224: 55-67.

2000

Seasonal variations in (Zostera marina L.) responses to nutrient enrichment and reduced light availability in experimental ecosystems. Moore, K. A. and R. L. Wetzel. 2000. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 244: 1-28.

1999

Effects of a deposit-feeding invertebrate on the entrapment of Zostera marina L. seeds. Luckenbach, M. W. and R. J. Orth. 1999. Aquatic Botany 62: 235-247.

Ontogenetic changes in habitat use by postlarvae and young juveniles of the blue crab. Pardieck, R. A., R. J. Orth, R. J. Diaz, R. N. Lipcius. 1999. Marine Ecology Progress Series 186: 227-238.

1997

Cannibal-prey dynamics in young juveniles and postlarvae of the blue crab. Moksnes, P.O., R. N. Lipcius, L. Pihl, J. van Montfrans. 1997. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 215: 157-187.

Cannibalism, refugia and the molting blue crab. Ryer, C. H., J. van Montfrans, K. E. Moody. 1997. Marine Ecology Progress Series 147: 77-85. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/147/m147p077.pdf

1996

Effects of predation on Zostera marina seed abundance. Fishman, J. R. and R. J. Orth. 1996. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 198: 11- 26.

Utilization of seagrass habitat by the blue crab, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun in Chesapeake Bay: A review. Orth, R. J., J. van Montfrans, R. N. Lipcius, and K. S. Metcalf. In: Seagrass Biology: Proceedings of an International Workshop. Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J. Kuo, R. C. Phillips, D. I. Walker and H. Kirkman (eds.). Western Australian Museum, Perth. 1996. 213-224.

Nursery role of seagrass beds: enhanced growth of juvenile blue crab Callinectes sapidus. Perkins-Visser, Rathbun E., T. G. Wolcott, and D. L. Wolcott. 1996. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 198: 155-173.

Review of factors affecting the distribution and abundance by waterfowl in shallow-water habitats of Chesapeake Bay. Perry, M. C. and A. S. Deller. 1996. Estuaries 19: 272-278.

Density-dependent settler-recruit-juvenile relationships in blue crabs. Pile, A. J., R. N. Lipcius, J. van Montfrans, and R. J. Orth. 1996. Ecological Monographs 66: 277-300.

1995

Settlement indices for blue crab megalopae in Chesapeake Bay: temporal relationships and statistical efficiency. Metcalf, K. S., J. van Montfrans, R. N. Lipcius, and R. J. Orth. 1995. Bulletin of Marine Science 57: 781-792.

Waterfowl population trends in the Chesapeake Bay area. Perry, M. C. and A. S. Deller. In: P. Hill and S. Nelson (eds.), Toward a Sustainable Coastal Watershed: The Chesapeake Experiment. Proceedings of a Conference. Chesapeake Research Consortium Publication No. 149, Chesapeake Research Consortium, Inc. Edgewater, Maryland. 1995. 490-500.

Trophic ecology of two (Syngnathidae) of the lower York River, Virginia. Teixeira, R. L. and J. A. Musick. 1995. Environmental Biology of Fishes 43: 295-309.

Settlement of blue crab megalopae in western Atlantic estuaries. van Montfrans, J., C. E. Epifanio, D. M. Knott, R. N. Lipicius, D. J. Mense, K. S. Metcalf, E. J. Olmi, III, R. J. Orth, M. H. Posey, E. L. Wenner, and T. M. West. 1995. Bulletin of Marine Science 57: 834-854.

1994

Relative responses by epiphytic photoautotrophs and heterotrophs in Zostera marina (eelgrass) microcasms: Responses to nutrient enrichment and grazing. Neckles, H. A., E. T. Koefler, L. W. Haas, R. L. Wetzel, and R. J. Orth. 1994. Estuaries 17: 597-605.

The Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) invasion and system-level ecological change in the Potomac River estuary near Washington, D.C. Phelps, H. L. 1994. Estuaries 17: 614-621.

1993

Resource protection for waterbirds in Chesapeake Bay. Erwin, R. M., G. M. Haramis, and D. G. Krementz. 1993. Environmental Management 17: 613-619.

1992

Swimming velocities and behavior of blue crab (Callinectes sapidus Rathbun) megalopae in still and flowing water. Luckenbach, M. L. and R. J. Orth. 1992. Estuaries 15: 186-192.

A perspective on plant-animal interactions in seagrasses: physical and biological determinants influencing plant and animal abundance. Orth, R. J. In: D. M. John, S. J. Hawkins, and J. H. Price (eds.). Plant-Animal Interactions in the Marine Benthos. Systematics Special Volume No. 46, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 570. 1992. 147-164.

1991

Littoral and intertidal systems of the mid-Atlantic coast of the United States. Orth, R. J., K. L. Heck, Jr., and R. J. Diaz. In: A. C. Mathieson and P. H. Nienhuis (eds.) Ecosystems of the World. Vol. 24. Intertidal and Littoral Ecosystems. Elsevier. The Netherlands. 1991. 193-214.

Population dynamics of blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun, in a lower Chesapeake Bay tidal marsh creek. van Montfrans, J., C. H. Ryer, and R. J. Orth. 1991. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 153: l-14.

1990

Secondary production within a seagrass bed (Zostera marina - Ruppia maritima) in lower Chesapeake Bay. Fredette, T. J., R. J. Diaz, J. van Montfrans, and R. J. Orth. 1990. Estuaries 13: 431-440.

Planktonic availability, molt stage and settlement of blue crab postlarvae. Lipicius, R. N., E. J. Olmi, III, and J. van Montfrans. 1990. Marine Ecology Progress Series 58: 235-242. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/58/m058p235.pdf.

Variations in structure of estuarine fish communities in relation to abundance of submersed vascular plants. Lubbers, L., W. R. Boynton, and W. M. Kemp. 1990. Marine Ecology Progress Series 65: 1-14.

Variation in planktonic availability and settlement of blue crab megalopae in the York River, Virginia. Olmi, E. J., III, J. van Montfrans, R. N. Licius, R. J. Orth, and P. W. Sadler. 1990. Bulletin of Marine Science 46: 230-243.

Utilization of marsh and seagrass habitats by early stages of Callinectes sapidus: A latitudinal perpsective. Orth, R. J. and J. van Montfrans. 1990. Bulletin of Marine Science 46: 126-144.

Utilization of a seagrass meadow and tidal marsh creek by blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus Rathbun. Spatial and temporal patterns of molting. Ryer, C. H., J. van Montfrans, and R. J. Orth. 1990. Bulletin of Marine Science 46: 95-104.

Daily, monthly and annual settlement patterns by Callinectes sapidus and Neoanoe sayi megalopae on artificial collectors deployed in the York River, Virginia: 1985-1988. van Montfrans, J., C. Perry, and R. J. Orth. 1990. Bulletin of Marine Science 46: 214-229.

1989

Movement of blue crab megalopae into Chesapeake Bay: Observational evidence for a wind driven mechanism. Goodrich, D. J., J. van Montfrans, and R. J. Orth. 1989. Estuarine Coastal Shelf Science 29: 247-260.

Seasonal and temporal distribution and abundance of fishes associated with submersed aquatic plants. Killgore, K. J., R. P. Morgan II, and N. Rybicki. 1989. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 9: 101-111.

1988

Nearshore ichthyoplankton associated with seagrass beds in the lower Chesapeake Bay. Olney, J. E. and G. W. Boehlert. 1988. Marine Ecology Progress Series 45: 33-43. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/45/m045p033.pdf.

Food habits and distribution of wintering canvasbacks Aythya vallisineria on Chesapeake Bay. Perry, M. C. and F. M. Uhler. 1988. Estuaries 11: 57-67.

Pipefish foraging: Effects of the fish size, prey size and altered habitat complexity. Ryer, C. H. 1988. Marine Ecology Progress Series 48: 37-45. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/48/m048p037.pdf.

1987

Utilization of a seagrass meadow and tidal marsh creek by blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus rathbun. I. Seasonal and annual variations in abundance with an emphasis on post-settlement juveniles. Orth, R. J. and J. van Montfrans. 1987. Marine Ecology Progress Series 41:283-294. http://www.int-res.com/articles/meps/41/m041p283.pdf.

Waterfowl of Chesapeake Bay. Perry, M. C. In: S. K. Majumdar, L. W. Hall, Jr. and H. M. Austin (eds.), Contaminant Problems and Management of Living Chesapeake Resources. The Pennsylvania Academy of Science, Philadelphia. 1987. 94-115.

The role of submerged aquatic vegetation in influencing the abundance of nekton on contiguous tidal fresh-water marshes. Rozas, L. P. and W. E. Odum. 1987. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 114: 289-300.

Feeding ecology of the northern pipefish, Syngnathus fuscus, in a lower Chesapeake Bay seagrass community. Ryer, C. H. and R. J. Orth. 1987. Estuaries 10: 330-336.

Temporal patterns of blue crab feeding in a lower Chesapeake Bay tidal marsh creek and adjacent seagrass meadow. Ryer, C. H. 1987. Estuaries 10: 136-140.

1986

The effects of grazers and light penetration on the survival of transplants of Vallisneria americana Michx in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland. Carter, V. and N. Rybicki. 1986. Aquatic Botany 23: 197-213.

Benefit taxation for environmental improvement: a case example of Virginia's soft crab industry. Shabman, L. S. 1986. Land Economics 61: 398-408.

Life history of Gammarus mucronatus Say (Amhioda: Gammaridae) in warm temerate estuarine habitats, York River, Virginia. Fredette, T. J. and R. J. Diaz. 1986. Journal Crustacean Biology 6: 57-78.

Secondary production of Gammarus mucronatus Say (Amphipoda: Gammaridae) in warm temperate estuarine habitats, York River, Virginia. Fredette, T. J. and R. J. Diaz. 1986. Journal Crustacean Biology 6: 729-741.

Use of microwire tags for tagging juvenile blue crabs, Callinectes sapidus (Rathbun). van Montfrans, J., J. F. Capelli, R. J. Orth, and C. H. Ryer. 1986. Journal Crustacean Biology 6: 370-376.

1984

The nursery role of seagrass meadows in the upper and lower Chesapeake Bay. Heck, K. L., Jr. and T. A. Thoman. 1984. Estuaries 7: 70-92.

The role of micrograzing on seagrass periphyton: a review. Orth, R. J. and J. van Montfrans. 1984. Aquatic Botany 18: 43-69.

Faunal communities in seagrass beds: A review of the influence of plant structure and prey characteristics on predator-prey relationships. Orth, R. J., K. L. Heck, Jr., and J. van Montfrans. 1984. Estuaries 7: 339-350.

Faunal relationships in seagrass and marsh ecosystems. Orth, R. J., K. L. Heck, Jr., and M. P. Weinstein. 1984. Estuaries (Special issue consisting of 7 seagrass and 7 marsh papers by different authors) 7: 273-470.

Epiphyte-grazer relationships in seagrass meadows: Consequences for seagrass growth and production. van Montfrans, J., R. L. Wetzel, and R. J. Orth. 1984. Estuaries 7: 289-309

1983

Feeding chronology, daily ration, and the effects of temperature upon gastric evaluation in the pipefish, Syngnathus fuscus. Ryer, C. H. and G. W. Boehlert. 1983. Environmental Biology of Fisheries 9: 301-306.

Population dynamics of an estuarine-dependent fish, the spot, along a tidal creek-seagrass meadow coenocline. Weinstein, M. P. 1983. Canadian Journal of Fisheries Aquatic Science 40: 1633-1638.

Comparative ecology of nekton residing in a tidal creek and adjacent seagrass meadow: community composition and structure. Weinstein, M. P. and H. A. Brooks. 1983. Marine Ecology Progress Series 12: 15-25.

1982

Structural and functional aspects of the ecology of submerged macrophyte communities in the lower Chesapeake Bay. Vol. III. Interactions of resident consumers in a temperate estuarine seagrass community: Vaucluse Shores, Virginia, U.S.A. Orth, R. J. and J. van Montfrans. Final Report U.S. EPA Grant No. R805974 and Virginia Institute of Marine Science SRAMSOE No.267. 1982. 238 pp.

Submerged aquatic vegetation: Distribution and abundance in the lower Chesapeake Bay and interactive effects of light, epiphytes and grazers. Orth, R. J., K. A. Moore, and J. van Montfrans. Final Report. U.S. EPA Chesapeake Bay Program Grant No. X003246. 1982. 141 . http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1982.pdf

Preliminary studies of Bittium varium grazing on periphyton. van Montfrans, J., R. J. Orth, and S. Vay. 1982. Aquatic Botany 14: 75-90.

1981

Distribution and abundance of waterfowl and submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay. Munro, R. E. and M. C. Perry. United States Fish and Wildlife Service. FWS/OBS 78/DX0391. 1981.

Twenty-five year trends in Chesapeake Bay diving duck populations. Perry, M. C., R. E. Munro, and G. M. Haramis. Proceedings 46th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. 1981. 299-310.

1980

Seagrass habitats: The roles of habitat complexity, competition and predation in structuring associated fish and motile macroinvertebrate assemblages. Heck, K. L., Jr. and R. J. Orth. In: V. S. Kennedy (ed.) Estuarine Persectives, Academic Press, New York. 1980. 449-464.

Structural components of Zostera marina in the lower Chesapeake Bay - Decapod Crustacea. Heck, K. L. and R. J. Orth. 1980. Estuaries 3: 289-295.

Structural components of Zostera marina meadows in the lower Chesapeake Bay - Fishes. Orth, R. J. and K. L. Heck. 1980. Estuaries 3: 278-288.

1978

Rehabilitation of birds oiled on two mid-Atlantic estuaries. Perry, M. C., F. Ferrigno, and F. H. Settle. 1978. Proceedings Southeastern Association Game and Fish commissioners 32: 318-325.

Summary of available information on Chesapeake Bay submerged vegetation. Stevenson, J. C. and N. M. Confer, Eds. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Office of Biological Services. FWS/OBS-78/66. 1978. 335 pp.

1977

The effect of Hurricane Agnes on the benthic fauna of Zostera marina, in the lower Chesapeake Bay. Orth, R. J. In: The effects of Tropical Storm Agnes on the Chesapeake Bay estuarine system. The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore. 1977. 566-583.

The importance of sediment stability in seagrass communities. Orth, R. J. In: Ecology of Marine Benthos, B. C. Coull (ed.). University of South Carolina Press, Columbia. 1977. 281-300.

1976

Ecology of the gastropod epifauna of in a Virginia estuary. Marsh, G. A. 1976. Chesapeake Science 17: 182-187.

1975

Destruction of Zostera marina, by the cownose ray, Rhinoptera bonasus, in the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Orth, R. J. 1975. Chesapeake Science 16: 205-208.

1973

The Zostera epifaunal community in the York River, Virginia. Marsh, G. A. 1973. Chesapeake Science. 14: 87-97.

Benthic infauna of Zostera marina, beds. Orth, R. J. 1973. Chesapeake Science 14: 258-269.

1969

Habitat and breeding ecology-east-central United States. Stotts, V. D. In: P. Barske (ed.), Black duck evaluation, management and research: a symosium Atlantic Waterfowl council wildlife Management Institute. 1969. 193 pp.

1964

Fishes of Isle of Wight and Assawoman Bays near Ocean City, Maryland. Schwartz, F. J. 1964. Chesapeake Science 5: 172-193.

1960

The black duck in the Chesapeake Bay of Maryland: breeding behavior and biology. Stotts, V. D. and D. E. Davis. 1960. Chesapeake Science l: 127-154.

1956

The black duck Anas rubripes in the upper Chesapeake Bay and its estuaries. Stotts, V. D. 1956. Proceedings Southeastern Association Game Fish Commission Conference 10: 280-285.

1939

Food of game ducks in the United States and Canada. Martin, A. C. and F. M. Uhler. U. S. department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 634, Washington, D. C. 1939. 308 pp.

Master Theses and Ph.D. Dissertations

2001

Effects of habitat fragmentation on the utilization of (Zostera marina) by mobile epifauna and macrofauna. Marion, S. R. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 2001. 98 pp.

1998

Does plant diversity control animal diversity? An experimental approach. Parker, J. D. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1998. 74 pp.

1996

The influence of location, seagrass secies and water depth on the settlement and distribution of early stage blue crabs. Pardieck, R. A. Masters Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1996. 57 pp.

1994

The role of predation on Zostera marina L. seed abundance. Fishman, J. R. Masters Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1994. 62 pp.

1989

Cannabalism experiments with the blue crab Callinectes sapidus: potential effects of size and abundance. Peery, C. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1989. 29 pp.

1987

Studies of pipefish foraging in simulated seagrass habitats. Ryer, C. H. Ph.D. Dissertation. College of William and Mary. 1987. 90 pp.

1983

Life history and secondary production of the crustacean Gammarus mucronatus Say in warm temperate estuarine habitats, York River, Va. Fredette, T. J. College of William and Mary. 1983.

1982

Zooplankton communities in Chesapeake Bay seagrass systems. Meyer, C. E. M.S. Thesis, College of William and Mary. 1982. 96 pp.

Utilization of a Zostera marina and Ruppia maritima habitat by four decapods with emphasis on Callinectes sapidus. Penry, Deborah. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1982. 101 pp.

1981

Reproduction biology and recreational fishery for spotted seatrout, Cynoscion nebulosus, in the Chesapeake Bay area. Brown, N. J. M.S. Thesis, College of William and Mary. 1981. 120 pp.

Fish predator-prey interactions in areas of Zostera marina. Lascara, J. M.S. Thesis, College of William and Mary. 1981. 81 pp.

The feeding ecology and trophic role of the northern pipefish, Synathus fuscus, in lower Chesapeake Bay seagrass community. Ryer, C. H. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1981. 77 pp.

Waterfowl utilization of a submerged vegetation (Zostera marina and Ruppia maritima) bed in the lower Chesapeake Bay area. Wilkins, E. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1981. 120 pp.

1980

The life history of the cownose ray, Rhinotera Bonasus (Mitchill) in Lower Chesapeake Bay, with notes on the management of the species. Smith, J. W. M.A. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1980. 151 pp.

1975

The role of disturbance in an Zostera marina community, Orth, R. J. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Maryland. 1975. 115 pp.

1973

The comparative ecology of two secies of pipefish (Syngnathidae) in the York River, Virginia. Mercer, L.. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 1973. 37 pp.

1971

Benthic infauna of Zostera marina, beds. Orth, R. J. M.S. Thesis. University of Virginia. 1971. 79 pp.

1970

A seasonal study of Zostera epibiota in the York River, Va. Marsh, G. A. Ph.D. Dissertation. College of William and Mary. 1970. 156 pp.

 


 

5. Restoration and Management

Published Papers and Reports

2017

Submersed aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay: sentinel species in a changing world. Orth, R.J., W.C. Dennison, J.S. Lefcheck, C. Gurbisz, M. Hannam, J. Keisman, J.B. Landry, K.A. Moore, R.R. Murphy, C.J. Patrick, J. Testa, D.E. Weller, and D.J. Wilcox. 2017. In Review

Boat propeller scarring of seagrass beds in lower Chesapeake Bay, USA: Patterns, causes, recovery, and management. Orth, R. J., J. S. Lefcheck, and D. J. Wilcox. 2017.Estuaries and Coasts. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-017-0239-9.

The bay scallop, Argopecten irradians, industry collapse in Virginia and its implications for the successful seagrass-scallop management. Oreska, M. P., B. Truitt, R. J. Orth, and M. W. Luckenbach. 2017.Marine Policy. 75:116-124.

Actively restored ecosystems as a refuge for biological diversity: A case study from eelgrass (Zostera marina L.). Lefcheck, J. S., S. R. Marion, and R. J. Orth. 2017. Estuaries and Coasts 40: 200-212. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-016-0141-x

2016

Ecosystem services returned through restoration. Reynolds, L. K., M. Waycott, K. J. McGlathery, R. J. Orth. 2016. Restoration Ecology 24:583-588. doi: 10.1111/rec.12360.

Global review of seagrass restoration and the importance of large-scale planting. van Katwijk, M. M., A. Thorhaug, N. Marbà, R. J. Orth, C. M. Duarte, G. A. Kendrick, I. H. J. Althuizen, E. Balestri, G. Bernard, M. L. Cambridge, A. Cunha, C. Durance, W. Giesen, Q. Han, S. Hosokawa, W. Kiswara, T. Komatsu, C. Lardicci, K. S. Lee, A. Meinesz, M. Nakaoka, K. O'Brien, E. I. Paling, C. Pickerell, A. M.A. Ransijn, and J. J. Verduin. 2016. Journal of Applied Ecology 53:567-578. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.12562.

Upgrading marine ecosystem restoration using ecological-social concepts. Abelson, A., B. S. Halpern, D. C. Reed, R. J. Orth, G. A. Kendrick, M. W. Beck, J. Belmaker, G. Krause, G. J. Edgar, L. Airoldi, E. Brokovich, R. France, N. Shashar, A. de Blaeij, N. Stambler, P. Salameh, M. Shechter and P. A. Nelson. 2016. Bioscience 66:156-163. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biv171.

2012

The central role of dispersal in the maintenance and persistence of seagrass populations. Kendrick, G. A., M. Waycott, T. J. B. Carruthers, M. L. Cambridge, R. Hovey, S. L. Krauss, P. S. Lavery, D. H. Les, R. J. Lowe, O. M. I. Vidal, J. L. S. Ooi, R. J. Orth, D. O. Rivers, L. Ruiz-Montoya, E. A. Sinclair, J. Statton, J. Kornelis van Dijk, and J. J. Verduin. 2012. BioScience 62: 56-65.

Seed addition facilitates eelgrass recovery in a coastal bay system. Orth, R. J., K. A. Moore S. R. Marion, D. J. Wilcox, and D. B. Parrish. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448:177-195. DOI: 10.3354/meps09522

Seedling establishment in the eelgrass: seed burial effects on winter losses of developing seedlings. 2012. Marion, S .R. and R. J. Orth. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448:197-207. DOI: 10.3354/meps09612.

2011

Extinction risk assessment of the world's seagrass species. Short, F. T., B. Polidoro, S. R. Livingstone, K. E. Carpenter, S. Banderia, J. S. Bujang, H. P. Calumpong, T. J. B. Carruthers, R. G. Coles, W. C. Dennison, P. L A. Erftemeijer, M. D. Fortes, A. S. Freeman, T. G. Jagtap, A. H. M. Kamal, G. A. Kendrick, W. J. Kenworthy, Y. A. LaNafle, I. M. Nasution, R. J. Orth, A. Prathep, J. C. Sanciangco, B. van Tussenbroek, S. G. Vergara, M. Waycott, J. C. Zieman. 2011. Biological Conservation 144: 1961-1971.

Seagrass habitat and fragment influence management strategies for a blue crab Callinectes sapidus fishery. Mizerek, T., H. M. Reagan, K. A. Hovel. 2011. Marine Ecology Series. 427: 247-257.

Spatial patterns in water quality associated with submersed plant beds. Gruber, R. K., D. C, Hinkle, W. M. Kemp. 2011. Estuaries and Coasts DOI 10.1007/s12237-010-9368-0.

2010

Protocols for use of Potamogeton Perfoliatus and Ruppia maritima seeds in large-scale restoration. Ailstock, M. S., D. J. Shafer, and A. D. Magoun. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 560-573. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00696.x

Effects of planting depth, sediment grain size, and nutrients on Ruppia maritima and Potamogeton Perfoliatus seedling emergence and growth. Ailstock, M. S., D. J. Shafer, and A. D. Magoun. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 574-583. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00697.x

Large-Scale Zostera marina (eelgrass) restoration in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, USA. Part I: A comparison of techniques and associated costs. Busch, K. E., R. R. Golden, T. A. Parham, L. P. Karrh, M. J. Lewandowski, and M. D. Naylor. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 490-500. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00690.x

Large-Scale Zostera marina (eelgrass) restoration in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland, USA. Part II: A comparison of restoration methods in the Patuxent and Potomac rivers. Golden, R. R., K. E. Busch, L. P. Karrh, T. A. Parham, M. J. Lewandowski, and M. D. Naylor. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 501-513. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00691.x

Estuarine restoration of submersed aquatic vegetation: the nursery bed effect. Hengst, A., J. Melton, and L. Murray. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 605-614. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00700.x

The role of currents and waves in the dispersal of submersed angioserm seeds and seedlings. Koch, E. W., M. S. Ailstock, D. M. Booth, D. J. Shafer, and A. D. Magoun. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 584-595. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00698.x

Innovative techniques for large-scale seagrass restoration using Zostera marina (eelgrass) seeds. Marion, S. R. and R. J. Orth. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 514-526. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00692.x (514-526)

Factors influencing seedling establishment rates in Zostera marina and their implications for seagrass restoration. Marion, S. R. and R. J. Orth. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 549-559. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00695.x

The role of habitat and herbivory on the restoration of tidal freshwater submerged aquatic vegetation populations. Moore, K. A., E. C. Shields, and J. C. Jarvis. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 596-604. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00699.x

Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in the Chesapeake Bay Region of Mid-Atlantic Coast of the USA: Challenges in Conservation and Restoration. Orth, R. J., S. R. Marion, K. A. Moore, and D. J. Wilcox. 2010. Estuaries and Coasts 33: 139-150.

Long-term reductions in anthropogenic nutrients link to improvements in Chesapeake Bay habitat. Ruhl, H. A. and N. B. Rybicki. 2010. Proceedings National Academy of Sciences. http://www.pnas.org/content/107/38/16566.full

An Introduction to a special issue on 2010 large-scale submerged aquatic vegetation restoration research in the Chesapeake Bay: 2003–2008. 2010. Shafer, D. and P. Bergstrom. Restoration Ecology 18: 481-489. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00689.x

Growing Zostera marina (eelgrass) from seeds in land-based culture systems for use in restoration projects. Tanner, C. E. and T. A. Parham. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 527-537.DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00693.x

Evaluating a large-scale eelgrass restoration project in the Chesapeake Bay. Tanner, C. E., S. Hunter, J. Reel, T. A. Parham, M. D. Naylor, L. P. Karrh, K. E. Busch, R. R. Golden, M. J. Lewandowski, N. Rybicki, and E. Schenk. 2010. Restoration Ecology 18: 538-548. DOI 10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00694.x

2009

Production and Field Planting of Vegetative Propagules for Restoration of Redhead Grass and Sago Pondweed in Chesapeake Bay. Murray, L., W. M. Kemp, D. Hindle, and D. Shafer, 2009. ERDC/TN SAV-09-1, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS. http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elubs/df/sav09-1.pdf

Evaluation of a mechanical seed planter for transplanting Zostera marina (eelgrass) seeds. Orth, R. J., S. R. Marion, S. Granger, and M. Traber. 2009. Aquatic Botany 90: 204-208.

2008

The charisma of coastal ecosystems: addressing the imbalance. Duarte, C. M., W. C. Dennison, R. J. Orth, and T. J. B. Carruthers. 2008. Estuaries and Coasts 31:233-238.

Restoring eelgrass (Zostera marina) from seed: A comparison of planting methods for large scale projects. Orth, R. J., S. Marion, S. Granger, and M. Traber. 2008. SAV Technical Notes Collection (ERDC/TN SAV-87-1). Vicksburg, MS: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center.

Restoring (Zostera marina) from seed: A comparison of planting methods for large-scale projects. Orth, R. J., S. Marion, S. Granger, and M. Traber. 2008. ERDC/TN SAV-08-1. U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS. http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elubs/df/sav08-1.pdf

Large-Scale Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration in Chesapeake Bay: Status Report, 2003-2006.Shafer, D. and P. Bergstrom. 2008.ERDC TR/SAV-08-20.U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS. http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elubs/df/trel08-20.pdf

2007

Restoration Potential of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in the Tidal Pocomoke River (Chesapeake Bay, USA), Baldizar, J. and N. B. Rybicki. 2007. Ecological Restoration 25: 138-139.

Using seeds to propogate and restore Vallisneria americana Michaux (wild celery) in the Chesapeake Bay. Moore, K. A. and J. C. Jarvis. 2007. ERDC/TN SAV-07-03. U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, MS. http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elpubs/pdf/sav07-3.pdf

Innovative techniques for large-scale collection, processing, and storage of eelgrass (Zostera marina) seeds. Orth, R. J. and S. R. Marion. 2007. SAV Technical Notes Collection (ERDC/TN SAV-07-2). Vicksburg, MS: U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center. http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/elubs/df/sav07-2.pdf

2006

Eutrophication of Chesapeake Bay: historical trends and ecological interactions. Kemp, W. M. plus 17 authors. 2005. Marine Ecology Progress Series 303: 1-29. http://www.int-res.com/articles/feature/m303001.pdf

A global crisis for seagrass ecosystems. Orth, R. J., T. J. B. Carruthers, W. C. Dennison, C. M. Duarte, J. W. Fourqurean, K. L. Heck, Jr., A. R. Hughes, G. A. Kendrick, W. J. Kenworthy, S. Olyarnik, F. T. Short, M. Waycott, and S. L. Williams. 2006. Bioscience 56: 987-996.

Seagrass recovery in the Delmarva Coastal Bays, USA. Orth, R. J., M. L. Luckenbach, S. R. Marion, K. A. Moore, D. J. Wilcox. 2006. Aquatic Botany 84: 26-36.

Exploring causes of a seagrass transplant failure in the Potomac River (Virginia), Schenk, E. R. and N. B. Rybicki. 2006. Ecological Restoration 24: 116-118.

2004

Habitat requirements for submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay: Water quality, light regime, and physical-chemical factors. Kemp, W. M., R. Batuik, R. Bartleson, P. Bergstrom, V. Carter, G. Gallegos, W. Hunley, L. Karrh, E. Koch, J. Landwehr, K. Moore. L. Murray, M. Naylor, N. Rybicki, J. C. Stevenson, and D. Wilcox. 2004. Estuaries 27: 363-377.

2003

Seed-density effects on germination and initial seedling establishment in Zostera marina in the Chesapeake Bay region. Orth, R. J., J. R. Fishman, M. C. Harwell, and S. R. Marion. 2003. Marine Ecology Progress Series 250 71-79.

2002

Long-distance disperal potential in a marine macrophyte. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth. 2002. Ecology 83: 3319-3330.

Impact of boat-generated waves on a seagrass habitat. Koch, E. W. 2002. Journal of Coastal Research SI 37: 66-74.

A perspective on two decades of policies and regulations influencing the protection and restoration of submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay, USA. Orth, R. J., R. A. Batiuk, P. W. Bergstrom, and K. A. Moore. 2002. Bulletin of Marine Science 71: 1391-1403.

Identification and management of fishing gear impacts in a recovering seagrass system in the coastal bays of the Delmarva peninsula, USA. Orth, R. J., J. R. Fishman, D. J. Wilcox, and K. A. Moore. 2002. Journal of Coastal Research SI 37: 111-129.

2001

Calculating optical water quality targets to restore and protect submersed aquatic vegetation: overcoming problems in partitioning the diffuse attenuation coefficient for photosynthetically active radiation. Gallegos, C. L. 2001. Estuaries 24: 381-397.

2000

Ecological dispersal mechanisms, reproductive ecology, and the importance of scale in Zostera marina in Chesapeake Bay. Harwell, M. C. Ph.D. College of William and Mary. 2000. 282 .

1999

(Zostera marina L.) seed protection for field experiments and implications for large-scale restoration. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth. 1999. Aquatic Botany 64: 51-61.

A rapid and simple method for transplanting using single, unanchored shoots. Orth, R. J., M. C. Harwell, and J. R. Fishman. 1999. Aquatic Botany 64: 77-85.

1998

Genetic Diversity and Structure of Natural and Transplanted Populations in the Chesapeake and Chincoteague Bays. Williams, S. L. and R. J. Orth. 1998. Estuaries 21: 118-128.

1995

Viability and growth of submersed macrophyte propagules from the Potomac River: Laboratory studies. McFarland, D. G. and J. W. Barko. Proceedings of the 29th Annual Meeting Aquatic Plant Control Program, Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi. 1995. 219-232.

Revegetation and propagule transport in the tidal Potomac River. Rybicki, N. B. and V. Carter. Proceedings of the 29th. Annual Meeting Aquatic Plant Control Program, Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi. 1995. 201-218.

1994

Invasions and declines of submersed macrophytes in the tidal Potomac River and Estuary, the Currituck Sound-Back Bay system and the Pamlico River Estuary. Carter, V. and N. B. Rybicki. 1994. Lake and Reservoir Management 10: 39-48.

Chesapeake Bay submersed aquatic vegetation: water quality relationships and restoration goals. Orth, R. J. 1994. Lake and Reservoir Management 10: 49-52.

Seed dispersal in a marine macrophyte: Implications for colonization and restoration. Orth, R. J., M. L. Luckenbach, and K. A. Moore. 1994. Ecology 75: 1927-1939.

1993

Assessing water quality with submersed aquatic vegetation. Dennison, W. C., R. J. Orth, K. A. Moore, J. C. Stevenson, V. Carter, S. Kollar, P. Bergstrom, and R. A. Batiuk.1993. Bioscience 43: 86-94.

Habitat requirements of SAV in Chesapeake Bay based on water quality. Orth, R. J. In: L. J. Morris and D. A. Tomasko (eds.). Proceedings and conclusions of workshops on: submerged aquatic vegetation initiative and photosynthetically active radiation. Special Publication SJ93-SP13.Palatka, Florida: St. Johns River Water Management District. 1993. 67-76.

1992

Submerged aquatic vegetation habitat requirements and restoration goals: a Technical Synthesis. Batiuk, R., R. J. Orth, K. Moore, P. Heasley, W. Dennison, J. C. Stevenson, L. Staver, V. Carter, N. Rybicki, S. Kollar, R. E. Hickman, and S. Bieber. U.S. EPA Final Report. CBP/TRS 83/92. 1992.

Chesapeake Executive Council. 1992. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration Goals. Annapolis, MD.

1991

Development of water quality standards based on species' habitat requirements: A case study from the Chesapeake Bay using submerged aquatic vegetation. Orth, R. J., K. Moore, R. Batiuk, P. Heasley, W. Dennison, J. C. Stevenson, L. Staver, V. Carter, N. Rybicki, S. Kollar, R. E. Hickman and S. Bieber. In: G. H. Flock (ed.). Proceedings 2nd Annual Water Quality Standards Conference for the 21st Century. Arlington, VA December, 1991. 1991. 177-182.

1990

Monitoring seagrass distribution and abundance patterns: A case study from the Chesapeake Bay. Orth, R. J., K. A. Moore, and J. F. Nowak. In: S. J. Kiraly, F. A. Cross, and J. D. Buffington (eds.). Federal Coastal Wetland Maing Programs. U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Biology Report 90 (18). 1990. 174 .

1988

Submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay: A barometer of bay health. Orth, R. J. and K. A. Moore. In: Lynch, M. P., J. A. Mihursky and E. K. Krome (eds). Understanding the Estuary: Advances in Chesapeake Bay Research. Proc. Conf. Chesapeake Research Consortium, Inc. Publ. No.129, Gloucester Point, VA. 1988. 619-629.

1987

Chesapeake Executive Council. 1987. Submerged Aquatic Vegetation Restoration Goals. Annapolis, MD.

1986

The effects of grazers and light penetration on the survival of transplants of Vallisneria americana Michx in the tidal Potomac River, Maryland. Carter, V. and N. Rybicki. 1986. Aquatic Botany 23: 197-213.

1985

Economic losses association with the degradation of an ecosystem: The case of submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay. Kahn, J. R. and W. M. Kemp. 1985. Journal of Economic and Environmental Management 12: 246-263.

SAV reestablishment results. Upper Chesapeake Bay. Kollar, S. A. In: Coastal Zone '85. Proceedings of the Fourth Symosium on Coastal and Ocean Management. 1985. 759-777.

Submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay: value, trends and management. Orth, R. J. In: H. Groman, E. Meyers, D. Burke and J. Kusler (eds.). Wetlands Conference on the Chesapeake Bay. Environmental Law Institute, Washington, D. C. 1985. 84-95.

1983

Seagrass communities as a coastal resource. Kemp, W. M. 1983. Marine Technical Society Journal 17: 3-5.

The decline of submerged vascular plants in upper Chesapeake Bay: Summary of results concerning possible causes. Kemp, W. M., W. R. Boynton, J. C. Stevenson, R. R. Twilley, and J. C. Means. 1983. Marine Technical Society Journal 17: 78-89.

1982

The decline of submerged macrophyte systems in Chesapeake Bay: Modeling the eco/energetic and socio/economic implications. Boynton, W. R., W. M. Kemp, A. Hermann, J. Kahn, T. Schueler, S. Bollinger, S. Longergan, and J. Zucchetto. In: W. Mitsch, R. Bosserman, J. Kloatik (eds.). Energy and ecololgical modeling. Elsevier, Amsterdam. 1982. 441-454.

1981

An analysis of energetic and economic values associated with the decline of submerged macrophytic communities in Chesapeake Bay. Boynton, W. R., W. M. Kemp, A. J. Hermann, J. R. Kahn, T. R. Schueler, S. Bollinger, S. C. Lonergan, J. C. Stevenson, R. Twilley, K. Staver and J. J. Zucchetto. In: W. J. Mitsch, R. W. Bosserman and J. M. Klopatek, eds. Energy and ecological modeling. Developments in Environmental Modeling. Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam. 1981. 441-454.

1978

Summary of available information on Chesapeake Bay submerged aquatic vegetation. Stevenson, J. C. and N. M. Confer, Eds. United States Fish and Wildlife Service Biological Services Program FWS/OBS - 78/66, Washington, D. C. 1978. 335 pp.

Masters Theses and Ph.D. Dissertations

2001

An examination of potential conflict between SAV and hard clam aquaculture in the Lower Chesapeake Bay. Woods, H. M.S. Thesis. College of William and Mary. 2001. 131 pp.

1995

The effects of hydraulic clam dredging on nearshore turbidity and light attenuation in Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. Ruffin, K. K. Masters Thesis. University of Maryland. 1995. 92 pp.

1981

The economic damages resulting from the deleption of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay. Kahn, J.R. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Maryland, College Park. 1981.

 


 

6. Coastal Bays (Maryland and Virginia)

Published Papers and Reports

2017

The bay scallop, Argopecten irradians, industry collapse in Virginia and its implications for the successful seagrass-scallop management. Oreska, M. P., B. Truitt, R. J. Orth, and M. W. Luckenbach. 2017.Marine Policy. 75:116-124.

Actively restored ecosystems as a refuge for biological diversity: A case study from eelgrass (Zostera marina L.). Lefcheck, J. S., S. R. Marion, and R. J. Orth. 2017. Estuaries and Coasts 40: 200-212. DOI: 10.1007/s12237-016-0141-x

2016

Ecosystem services returned through restoration. Reynolds, L. K., M. Waycott, K. J. McGlathery, R. J. Orth. 2016. Restoration Ecology 24:583-588. doi: 10.1111/rec.12360.

Predator-prey Interactions in a Restored Eelgrass Ecosystem: Strategies for Maximizing Success of a Reintroduced Species, Argopecten irradians. Schmitt, E. L., M. W. Luckenbach, J. S. Lefcheck, and R. J. Orth. 2016. Restoration Ecology 24:558-565. doi: 10.1111/rec.12353 Supporting information at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/rec.12353/suppinfo

Sources of sediment carbon sequestered in restored seagrass meadows.Greiner, J.T., G.M. Wilkinson, K.J. McGlathery, and K.A. Emery. 2016. Marine Ecology Progress Series 551:95-105. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps11722

2015

The roles of dispersal and predation in determining seedling recruitment patterns in a foundational marine angiosperm. Manley, S. R., R. J. Orth, and L. Ruiz-Montoya. 2015. Marine Ecology Progress Series 533:109-120. doi:10.3354/meps11363.

2014

Epifaunal invertebrates as predators of juvenile bay scallops (Argopecten irradians). Lefcheck, J. S., J. van Montfrans, R. J. Orth, E. L. Schmitt, J. E. Duffy, and M. W. Luckenbach. 2014. Journal of Experimental Biology and Ecology 454: 18-25.

Trends in abundance indices of fishes in Maryland's coastal bays during 1972–2009. Pincin, J., Wilberg, M.J., L. Harris, and A. Wiley. Estuaries and Coasts. 2014. 37: 791. doi:10.1007/s12237-013-9735-8

Multiple timescale processes drive ecosystem metabolism in eelgrass (Zostera marina) meadows. Rheuban, J.E., P. Berg, and K.J. McGlathery. 2014. Marine Ecology Progress Series 507:1-13. https://doi.org/10.3354/meps10843

Eutrophication of a Maryland/Virginia coastal lagoon: a tipping point, ecosystem changes, and potential causes. Glibert, P.M., D.C.Hinkle, B.Sturgis, and R. V. Jesien. Estuaries and Coasts (2014) 37(Suppl 1): 128. doi:10.1007/s12237-013-9630-3

2013

Restoration recovers population structure and landscape genetic connectivity in a dispersal-limited ecosystem. Reynolds, L. K., M. Waycott, and K. J. McGlathery. 2013. J Ecol, 101: 1288–1297. doi:10.1111/1365-2745.12116

2012

Seasonal Growth and Senescence of a Zostera marina seagrass meadow alters wave-dominated flow and sediment suspension within a Coastal Bay. 2012. Estuaries and Coasts 36-1099-1114. DOI 1007/s12237-013-9620-5.

Eelgrass recovery in the coastal bays of the Virginia Coast Reserve, USA. Orth, R. J. and K. J. McGlathery. 2012. Marine Ecology Series 448: 173-176 DOI: 10: 3354/meps 09596

Eelgrass survival in two contrasting systems: role of turbidity and summer water temperatures. Moore, K. A., E. C. Shields, D .B. Parrish, and R. J. Orth. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448:247-258. DOI: 10.3354/meps09578

Eelgrass restoration by seed maintains genetic diversity: case study from a coastal bay system. Reynolds, L. K., M. Waycott, K. J. McGlathery, R. J. Orth, and J. C. Zieman. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448:223-233. DOI: 10.3354/meps09386

Genetic diversity enhances restoration success by augmenting services. Reynolds, L . K., K. J. McGlathery, and M. Waycott. 2012. PloS ONE. 7: 1-7.

Seed addition facilitates eelgrass recovery in a coastal bay system. Orth, R. J., K. A. Moore S. R. Marion, D. J. Wilcox, and D. B. Parrish. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 177-195. DOI: 10.3354/meps09522

Seedling establishment in eelgrass: seed burial effects on winter losses of developing seedlings. Marion, S. R. and R. J. Orth. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 197-207. DOI: 10.3354/meps09612.

Recovery trajectories during state changes from bare sediment to eelgrass dominance. McGlathery, K. J., L. K. Reynolds, L. W. Cole, R. J. Orth, S. R. Marion, and A. Schwarzschild. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 209-221. DOI: 10.3354/meps09574.

Nitrogen fixation in restored eelgrass meadows. Cole, L. W. and K. J. McGlathery. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 448: 235-246 DOI: 10.3354/meps09512.

Enhancement of sediment susension and nutrient flux by benthic macrophytes at low biomass. Lawson, S.E., K. J. McGlathery, and P. L. Wiberg. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 259-270 DOI: 10.3354/meps09579.

Wave and tidally driven flows in eelgrass beds and their effect on sediment suspension. Hansen, J. C. R., M. A. Reidenbach. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 271-287 DOI: 10.3354/meps09225.

Modeling the effects of climate change on eelgrass stability and resilience: future scenarios and leading indicators of collapse. Carr, J. A., P. D'Odorico, K. J. McGlathery, and P. L. Wiberg. 2012. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 289-301 DOI: 10.3354/meps09556.

2011

2010 Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake and Coastal Bays. 2011. Orth, R.J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. Nagey, A. L. Owens, and A. K. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 153. Final Report to EPA. Grant No. CB97392801-0, http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav10

Dissolved oxygen fluxes and ecosystem metabolism in an eelgrass (Zostera marina) meadow measured with the eddy correlation technique. 2011. Hume, A. C. , P. Berg, and K. J. McGlathery. Limnology and Oceanography 56: 86-96.

2010

Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in the Chesapeake Bay Region of Mid-Atlantic Coast of the USA: Challenges in Conservation and Restoration. Orth, R. J., S. R. Marion, K. A. Moore, and D. J. Wilcox. 2010. Estuaries and Coasts 33: 139-150.

2009 Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake and Coastal Bays. 2010. Orth, R.J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, and A. K. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 152. Final Report to EPA. Grant No. CB97377401-0, http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav09

2009

Effects of sediment organic content and hydrodynamic conditions on the growth and distribution of Zostera marina. 2009. Wicks, C. E., E. W. Koch, J. M. O'Neil, and K. Elliston. Marine Ecology Progress Series 378: 71-80.

2008 Distribution of Submerged Aquatic Vegetation in Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Bays. 2009. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. S. Nagey, A. Owens, and A. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 149. Final Report to EPA. Grant No. CB973636-01-0, http://web.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav08

2008

2007 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, L. Nagey, A. L. Owens, and A. K. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 151. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No. CB973219-01-0, 2008. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav07

2007

2006 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Kenne. 2007. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 150. Final Report to NOAA, Washington, D.C. Grant No. NA06NMF4570118. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav06

Spatial characterization of environmental gradients in a coastal lagoon system, Chincoteague Bay. Allen, T. R., H. T. Tolvanen, G. F. Oertel, and G. M. McLeod. 2007. Estuaries and Coasts 30: 959-977.

Eutrophication in shallow coastal bays and lagoons: the role of plants in the coastal filer. McGlathery, K. J., K. Sundb, and I. C. Anderson. 2007. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 348: 1-18.

Effects of sediment organic content and hydrodynamic conditions on the growth and distribution of Zostera marina. 2009. Wicks, C. E., E. W. Koch, J. M. O'Neil, and K. Elliston. Marine Ecology Progress Series 378: 71-80.

Linking water quality to living resources in a mid-Atlantic lagoon system, USA. Wazniak, C. E., M. R. Hall, T. J. B. Carruthers, B. Sturgis, W. C. Dennison, and R. J. Orth. 2007. Ecological Applications 17: S64-S78.

2006

2005 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 147. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No. CB973219-01-0, 2006. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav05

SeagrassNet monitoring across the Americas: case studies of seagrass decline. Short, F. T., E. W. Koch, J. C. Creed, K. Magalhaes, E. Fernandez, and J. L. Gaeckle. Marine Ecology. 2006. 27: 277-289. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1439-0485.2006.00095.x/pdf

Seagrass recovery in the Delmarva Coastal Bays, USA. Orth, R. J., M. L. Luckenbach, S. R. Marion, K. A. Moore, and D. J. Wilcox. 2006. Aquatic Botany 84: 26-36.

2005

2004 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Kenne. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 146. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No. CB9973013-01-0, 2005. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav04

State of the Maryland Coastal Bays. Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Coastal Bay Program, and University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Integration, and Application Network, Annapolis, Maryland. Wazniak, C., M. Hall, C. Cain, D. Wilson, R. Jesien, J. Thomas, C. Carruthers, and W. Dennison. 2004. (http://www.mdcoastalbays.org/archive/2004/MCB-State-Bay-2004.pdf, August 17, 2005).

2004

2003 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Serio. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 144. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No. CB983807-01-0, 2004. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav03

2003

The seagrasses of the Mid-Atlantic coast of the United States. Koch, E.W. and R. J. Orth. 2003. 234-243. In: E .P. Green and F. T. Short (eds.). World Atlas of Seagrasses. University of California Press, Berkley, California.

Seed-density effects on germination and initial seedling establishment in Zostera marina in the Chesapeake Bay region. Orth, R. J., J. R. Fishman, M. C. Harwell, and S. R. Marion. 2003. Marine Ecology Progress Series 250: 71-79.

2002 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Owens, J. R. Whiting, and A. Serio. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 139. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No.CB983649-01-0, 2003. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav02

2002

Long-distance dispersal potential in a marine macrophyte. Harwell, M. C. and R. J. Orth. 2002. Ecology 83: 3319-3330.

2001 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, A. L. Tillman, and J. R. Whiting. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 143. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No.CB993777-04-0, 2002. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav01

2001

2000 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, J. R. Whiting, and J. R. Fishman. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 142. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No.CB993777-02-0, 2001. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav00

2000

1999 Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and coastal bays. Orth, R. J., D. J. Wilcox, L. S. Nagey, J. R. Whiting, and J. R. Fishman. VIMS Special Scientific Report Number 141. Final Report to U.S. EPA, Chesapeake Bay Program, Annapolis, MD. Grant No.CB993777-02-0, 2000. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav99

1999

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and the coastal bays - 1998. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. Final Report U. S. EPA. 1999. 370 pp. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav98

1998

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1997. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. Final Report U. S. EPA. 1998. 351 pp. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav97

Genetic diversity and structure of natural and transplanted populations in the Chesapeake and Chincoteague Bays. Williams, S. L. and R. J. Orth. 1998. Estuaries 21: 118-128.

1997

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1996. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1997. 299 pp. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav96

1996

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1995. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1996. 293 pp. http://www.vims.edu/bio/sav/sav95

1995

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1994. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, D. J. Wilcox, J. R. Whiting, and L. S. Nagey. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1995. 290 pp. http://www.vms.edu/bio/sav/sav94

1994

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1993. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, and J. R. Whiting. Final Report U.S. EPA 1994. 262 pp.

1993

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1992. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, and J. R. Whiting. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1993. 268 pp.

1992

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1991. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, G. F. Anderson, K. P. Kiley, and J. R. Whiting. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1992. 260 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1991.pdf

1991

Distribution and abundance of waterfowl and submerged aquatic vegetation in Chesapeake Bay. Munro, R. E. and M. C. Perry. United States Fish and Wildlife Service. FWS/OBS 78/DX0391. 1991.

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1990. Orth, R. J., J. F. Nowak, A. A. Frisch, K. P. Kiley, and J. R. Whiting. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1991. 260 pp.

1990

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1989. Orth, R. J. and J. F. Nowak. Final Report U.S. EPA. 1990. 249 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1989.pdf

1989

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1987. Orth, R. J., A. A. Frisch, J. F. Nowak and K. A. Moore. Final Report. U.S. E.P.A. 1989. 247 pp. http://web.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1987.pdf?svr=www

1987

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries and Chincoteague Bay - 1986. Orth, R. J., J. Simons, J. Capelli, V. Carter, A. Frisch, L. Hindman, S. Hodges, K. Moore and N. Rybicki. Final Report. U.S. E.P.A. 1987. 191 pp.

1986

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries - 1985. Orth, R. J., J. Simons, J. Capelli, V. Carter, L. Hindman, S. Hodges, K. Moore and N. Rybicki. Final Report. U.S. E.P.A. 1986. 305 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1985.pdf

1985

Distribution of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Chesapeake Bay and tributaries - 1984. Orth, R. J., J. Simons, R. Allaire, V. Carter, L. Hindman, K. Moore and N. Rybicki. Final Report. U.S. E.P.A. 1985. 155 pp. http://www.vims.edu/GreyLit/VIMS/sav1984.pdf

1973

Benthic infauna of Zostera marina, beds. Orth, R. J. 1973. Chesapeake Science 14: 258-269.

1964

Fishes of Isle of Wight and Assawoman Bays near Ocean City, Maryland. Schwartz, F. J. 1964. Chesapeake Science 5: 172-193.

1957

Abundance of the hard clam mercenaria mercenaira in relation to environmental factors. Wells, H. W. 1957. Ecology 38: 123-128.

Masters Theses and Ph.D. Dissertations

2005

The effect of sea level rise on seagrasses: Is sediment adjacent to retreating marshes suitable for seagrass growth? Wicks, E. C. MS Thesis. University of Maryland. College Park, Maryland. 2005.

1971

Benthic infauna of Zostera marina beds. Orth, R. J. M.S. Thesis. University of Virginia. 1971. 79 pp.

 


 

7. Reference Books Related to SAV Monitoring

1981

Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Southeastern United States: Dicotyledons. Godfrey, R. K. and J. W. Wooten. 1981. The University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA. 933 pp.

Atlas of the Virginia Flora: Part II, Dicotyledons. Harvill, A. M., T. R. Bradley, and C. E. Stevens. 1981. Virginia Botanical Associates, Farmville, VA. 148 pp.

Aerial Photography and Image Interpretation for Resource Management. Paine, David P. 1981. John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York City, NY. 571 pp.

1980

A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Canada and Greenland: Volume II, The Biota of North America. Kartesz, J. T. and R. Kartesz. 1980. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC. 498 pp.

1979

Aquatic and Wetland Plants of Southeastern United States: Monocotyledons. Godfrey, R. K. and J. W. Wooten. 1979. The University of Georgia Press, Athens, GA. 712 pp.

The Marine Algae of Virginia. Humm, Harold J. 1979. Special Papers in Marine Science, Number 3, Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The University Press of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. 263 pp.

1978

Summary of Available Information on Chesapeake Bay Submerged Vegetation. Stevenson, J. C. and N. Confer. 1978. U.S. Dept. of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service. FWS/0BS-78/66. 335 pp.

1977

Atlas of the Virginia Flora: Part I, Pteridophytes through Monocotyledons. Harvill, A. M., C. E. Stevens, and D. M. E. Ware. 1977. Virginia Botanical Associates, Farmville, VA. 59 pp.

1968

Manual of the Vascular Flora of the Carolinas. Radford, A. E., H. E. Ahles, and C. R. Bell. 1968. The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, NC. 1183 pp.

1964

A Revision of the Characeae: Volume II, Iconograph of the Characeae. Wood, R. D. and K. Imarhori. 1964. Verlag Von J. Cramer, Weinheim, Germany. 395 icones with index.

1965

A Revision of the Characeae: Volume I, Monograph of the Characeae. Wood, R. D. and K. Imahori. 1965. Verlag Von J. Cramer, Weinheim, Germany. 904 pp.