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  • Lowe, M.R., T. Sehlinger, T.M. Soniat and M.K. La Peyre. 2017. Interactive effects of water temperature and salinity on growth and mortality of eastern oysters, Crassostrea virginica: a meta-analysis using 40 years of monitoring data. Journal of Shellfish Research 36:1-15.
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  • Lavaud R., La Peyre MK, Casas S, Bacher C, La Peyre JF. 2017. Integrating the effects of salinity on the physiology of the eastern oyster, Crassostrea virginica, in the northern Gulf of Mexico through a Dynamic Energy Budget model. Ecological Modelling 363:221-233.  | Abstract | 
  • Schwarting Miller, L, J. La Peyre, M. La Peyre. 2017. Suitability of oyster restoration sites along the Louisiana coast: important biotic and abiotic factors influencing oyster population dynamics and reef-building. Journal of Shellfish Research 36:341-351. https://doi.org/10.2983/035.036.0206
    URL: http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/  | Abstract | 
  • Watson, A., Reece, J., Tirpak, B.E., Edwards, C.K., Geselbracht, L., Woodrey, M., La Peyre, M.K., and Dalyander, P.S., 2017, The Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment: Mangrove, Tidal Emergent Marsh, Barrier Islands, and Oyster Reef: Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Research Bulletin WFA421, Mississippi State University, 100 p.,  | Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • Bilkovic, DM, Mitchell, MM, La Peyre MK, Toft, JD. editors. 2017. Living shorelines: the science and management of nature-based coastal protection. CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL
  • La Peyre, MK, L. Miller, S. Miller, E. Melancon. 2017. Chapter 18: Comparison of oyster populations, shoreline protection service and site characteristics at seven created fringing oyster reefs in Louisiana: key parameters and responses to consider. In: Bilkovic, DM, M. Mitchell, MK La Peyre, JD Toft. eds. Living shorelines: the science and management of nature-based coastal protection. CRC Press. Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Bilkovic, DM, M. Mitchell, J. Toft and M. La Peyre. 2017. Chapter 1: Introduction: A Primer to Living Shorelines. In: Bilkovic, DM, M. Mitchell, MK La Peyre, JD Toft. eds. Living shorelines: the science and management of nature-based coastal protection. CRC Press. Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL.
  • Toft, JD, Bilkovic, DM, M. Mitchell and M. La Peyre. 2017. Chapter 24: A Synthesis of Living Shoreline Perspectives. In: Bilkovic, DM, M. Mitchell, MK La Peyre, JD Toft. eds. Living shorelines: the science and management of nature-based coastal protection. CRC Press. Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL.
  • McCoy E, Borrett SR, La Peyre MK, Peterson BJ. 2017. Estimating the impact of oyster restoration scenarios on transient fish production. Restoration Ecology. doi: 10.1111/rec.12498  | Abstract | 
  • Wang, H., Q. Chen, M.K. La Peyre, K. Hu, J.F. La Peyre. 2017. Predicting the impacts of Mississippi River Diversions and Sea-Level Rise on spatial patterns of eastern oyster growth rate and production. Ecological Modelling. 352:40-53.
  • Wang, H., Q Chen, K Hu and M. La Peyre. 2016. A modeling study of the impacts of MIssissippi River diversion and sea-level rise on water quality of a deltaic estuary. Estuaries and Coasts. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI 10.1007/s12237-016-0197-7
  • Humphries AT, La Peyre MK. 2016. Oyster reef restoration supports increased biomass and potential commercial fishery value. PeerJ 3:e1111; DOI 10.7717/peerj.1111  | Download  | 
  • Rybovich, M., La Peyre, M., Hall, S., La Peyre, J. 2016. Growth and mortality of spat, seed, and market-sized oyster at low salinities and high temperatures. Journal of Shellfish Research.
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  • Edwards, B.L., R. F. Keim, E. L. Johnson, C. R. Hupp, S. Marre, and S. L. King. 2016. Geomorphic adjustment to hydrologic modifications along a meandering river: implications for surface flooding on a floodplain. Geomorphology 269:149-159.
  • King, S. L., R. F. Keim, C. R. Hupp, B. L. Edwards, W. A. Kroschel, E. L. Johnson, and J. W. Cochran. 2016. Evaluation of the effects of hydrologic and geomorphic processes and bottomland hardwood plant communities of the ower White River Basin. U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2016-1113.
  • Hillmann, E., K.E. DeMarco and M La Peyre. 2016. Establishing a baseline of estuarine submerged aquatic vegetation resources across salinity zones within coastal areas of the northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies. 3:25-32.  | Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • Fournier, A.M.V, Sullivan, A., Bump, J., Perkins, M., Shieldcastle, M.C., King, S. 2016 Combining citizen science species distribution models and stable isotopes reveals migratory connectivity in the secretive Virginia rail Journal of Applied Ecology doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12723  | Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Allen, ST, K.W. Krauss, JW Cochran, SL King, and RF Keim. 2016. Wetland tree transpiration modified by river-floodplain connectivity. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 121(3):753-766.
  • DeMarco, K, E. Hillmann, M. Brasher, M. La Peyre. 2016. Brackish marsh zones as a waterfowl habitat resource in submerged aquatic vegetation beds in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies 3:261-269.  | Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • La Peyre, M.K., J. Geaghan, G. Decossas, J. F. La Peyre. 2015. Analysis of environmental factors influencing salinity patterns, oyster growth and mortality in lower Breton Sound Estuary, Louisiana using 20 years of data
  • La Peyre, MK. 2015. Final Summary to the South Central Climate Science Center for Occurrence and variation in submersed aquatic vegetation along the northern Gulf of Mexico: a hierarchical approach to assess impacts of environmental change on SAV resources. 2012-2015.
  • Honig, A, J. Supan, M. La Peyre. 2015. Population ecology of the gulf ribbed mussel across a salinity gradient: recruitment, growth and density within a Louisiana estuary. Ecosphere 6:1-13.  | Abstract | 
  • Gee, H.K.W., S. L. King, and R. Keim. 2015. Influence of Hydrologic Modifications on Fraxinus pennsylvanica in the Mississippi River Alluvial Valley, USA. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 45:1397-1406.
  • Watson, A., J. Reece, B.E. Tirpak, C. K. Edwards, L. Geselbracht, M. Woodrey, M. LaPeyre, and P. S. Dalyander. 2015. The Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment: Mangrove, Tidal Emergent Marsh, Barrier Islands, and Oyster Reef. <available online>  | Abstract | 
  • La Peyre, MK, Serra, K., Joyner, A, Humphries. AH. 2015, Assessing shoreline exposure and oyster habitat suitability maximizes potential success for restored oyster reefs. PeerJ 10.7717.peerj.1317.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Bagget, L.P, Powers, S.P. + 14 others. 2015. Setting guidelines for monitoring and evaluating the performance of oyster habitat restoration projects. Restoration Ecology  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Beck, S., and M.K. La Peyre. 2015. Oyster harvest in coastal Louisian: reef habitat alteration and the resident community response. Fishery Bulletin 113:327-340; doi: 10.7755/FB.113.3.8  | Download  | 
  • Casas SM, La Peyre JL, La Peyre MK Evaluating variability and success in oyster reef restoration within an estuarine lake using two endpoints: Crassostrea virginica population dynamics and shell resources accretion. MEPS 524: 171-184  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Gee, H.K.W., S. L. King, and R. F. Keim. 2014. Stand development of a leveed floodplain forest in the Mississippi River Alluvial Valley, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 334:85-95.
    334:85-95.
  • Honig, A, M La Peyre, J. Supan. 2014. Seasonal gametogenesis of the ribbed mussel, Geukensia Granossissima, in southeastern Louisiana. Sexuality and Early Development in Aquatic Organisms 1:75-82.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Pickens, B. A., and S. L. King. 2014. Multi-Scale Habitat Selection of Wetland Birds in the Northern Gulf Coast. Estuaries and Coasts 37(5):1301-1311.
  • Pickens, B. A., and S. L. King. 2014. Linking Multi-Temporal Satellite Imagery to Coastal Wetland Dynamics and Bird Distribution Ecological Modelling 285:1-12.
  • Kang, S. R., and S. L. King. 2014. Suitability of Coastal Marshes as Whooping Crane Foraging Habitat in Southwest Louisiana, USA. Waterbirds 37 (3):254-263.
  • Fowler, D. N. S.L. King, and D. C. Weindorf. 2014. Evaluating Abiotic Influences on Soil Salinity of Inland Managed Wetlands and Agricultural Croplands in a Semi-Arid Environment. Wetlands 34:1229-1239.
  • La Peyre, M.K., A. Humphries, S. Casas, J. La Peyre. 2014. Temporal variation in development of oyster reef functional services. Ecological Engineering 63:34-44.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • La Peyre, M., Furlong, J., Brown, L.A., Piazza, B.P., Brown, K. 2014. Oyster reef restoration in the northern Gulf of Mexico: extent, methods and outcomes. Ocean and Coastal Management 89:20-28.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Brown, L, J. Furlong, K. Brown, M. LaPeyre. 2013. Oyster Reef Restoration in the Northern Gulf of Mexico: Effect of Artificial Substrate and Age on Nekton and Commensal Community Use. Restoration Ecology 1-9.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • La Peyre, MK, Eberline, BS, Soniat, TS, La Peyre, JL. 2013. Differences in extreme low salinity timing and duration differentially affect eastern oyster (Crassostrea virginica) recruitment, size class growth and mortality in Breton Sound, LA Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 135:146-157.  | Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Kang, S. R., and S. L. King. 2013. Influence of Hydrologic Connectivity on Pond Environmental Characteristics in a Coastal Marsh System. Southeastern Naturalist 12:568-578.
  • Pickens, B. A., and S. L. King. 2013. Microhabitat selection, demography, and correlates of home range size for the King Rail (Rallus elegans). Waterbirds 36:319-329.
  • Kang, S. R., and S. L. King. 2013. Effects of hydrologic connectivity and environmental variables on nekton assemblage in a coastal marsh system.Wetlands 33:321-334.
  • Kang, S. R. and S. L. King. 2013. Seasonal nekton assemblages in a flooded coastal freshwater marsh, Southwest Louisiana, USA. Open Journal of Ecology 116-121. DOI: 10.4236/oje.2013.32014
  • Pierce, A. R., and S. L. King. 2013. Valley plugs, land use, and phytogeomorphic response.In: John F. Shroder (ed.)
    Treatise on Geomorphology, Volume 12, pp. 221-235. San Diego: Academic Press.
  • Kang, S. R., and S. L. King. 2013. Effects of Hydrologic Connectivity and Environmental Variables on Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Assemblages in Different Marsh Types. Aquatic Biology 18:149-160.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2012. Interactions of structural marsh management, salinity, and water depth on wintering waterbird communities. Pages 109-128 in Wetlands: Ecology, Management and Conservation (A. Baranyai and D. Benko, eds.). Nova Scientific Publishers, Inc., Hauppauge, NY.
  • Soniat et al.2012 A Shell-neutral modeling approach yields sustainable oyster harvest estimates: a retrospective analysis of the Louisiana state primary seed grounds. Journal of Shellfish Research 31:1101-1112. Dec 2012.
  • Piazza, B.P., M.K. La Peyre. 2012. Measuring changes in consumer resource availability to riverine pulsing in Breton Sound, Louisiana, USA. PLoS ONE 7(5):e37536.
  • Valente, J. J., S. L. King, and R. R. Wilson. 2012. Summer use of rice fields by secretive marsh birds in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley of northeast Louisiana. Southeastern Naturalist 11(3):423-436.
  • Kang, S. R., and S. L. King. 2012. Influence of salinity and prey presence on the survival of aquatic macroinvertebrates of a freshwater marsh. Aquatic Ecology (http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s10452-012-9410-3)
  • King, S. L., L. L. Battaglia, C. R. Hupp, R. F. Keim, and B. G. Lockaby. 2012. Floodplain wetlands of the southeastern coastal plain. Wetland habitats of North America: ecology and conservation concerns. Pages 253-266 in D. Batzer and A. H. Baldwin, eds. University of California Press, Berkeley.
  • Laughban, M. K., S. L. King, and L. H. Fredrickson. 2012. Managing wetlands for wildlife. Pages 95-132 in N. Silvy, ed. The Wildlife Techniques Manual/Management. 7th edition, Vol. 2. The John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore.
  • La Peyre, MK, Nix, EA, Laborde, L, Piazza, BP. 2012. Gauging state-level and user group views of oyster ref restoration activities in the northern Gulf of Mexico. Ocean and Coastal Management 67:1-8.  | Publisher Website | 
  • Pickens, B. A., and S. L. King. 2012. Predicting the spatial distribution of King Rails in an agricultural landscape. Condor 114(1):113-122.
  • Link, P. T., A. D. Afton, R. R. Cox, Jr., and B. E. Davis. 2011. Use of habitats by female mallards wintering in southwestern Louisiana. Waterbirds 34:429-438.
  • Link, P. T., A. D. Afton, R. R. Cox, Jr., and B. E. Davis. 2011. Daily movements of female mallards wintering in southwestern Louisiana. Waterbirds 34:422-428
  • La Peyre, MK and J Gordon. 2012. Nekton density patterns and hurricane recovery in submerged aquatic vegetation, and along non-vegetated natural and created edge habitats. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 98:108-118
  • Humphries, AT, MK La Peyre, GA Decossas. 2011. Effect of structural complexity, prey density, and predator-free space on prey survivoship at created oyster reef mesocosms. PLOSOne: 6(12):e28339.
  • Pierce, A. R. and S. L. King. 2011. A comparison of avian communities and habitat characteristics in floodplain forests along channelized and unchannelized streams. River Research and Applications 27(10):1315-1324.  | Publisher Website | 
  • Gurney, K. E. B., R. G. Clark, S. M. Slattery, N. V. Smith-Downey, J. Walker, L. M. Armstrong, S. E. Stephens, M. Petrula, R. M. Corcoran, K. H. Martin, K. A. DeGroot, R. W. Brook, A. D. Afton, K. Cutting, J. M. Warren, M. Fournier, and D. N. Koons. 2011. Time constraints in temperate-breeding species: influence of growing season length on reproductive strategies. Ecography 34:628-636.
  • Humphries, AT, MK La Peyre, ME Kimball, LP Rozas. 2011. Testing the effect of habitat structure and complexity on nekton assemblages using experimental oyster reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2011.08.017  | Download  | 
  • Davis, B. E., A. D. Afton, R. R. Cox, Jr. 2011. Factors affecting winter survival of female mallards in the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Waterbirds 34:186-194.
  • Anteau, M. J., A. C. E. Anteau, and A. D. Afton. 2011. Testing competing hypotheses for chronology and intensity of lesser scaup molt during winter and spring migration. The Condor 113:298-305.
  • Anteau, M. J., A. D. Afton, A. C. E. Anteau, E. B. Moser. 2011. Fish and land use influence Gammarus lacustris and Hyalella azteca (Amphipoda) densities in large wetlands across the upper Midwest. Hydrobologia 664:69-80.
  • Olsen, R. E., R. R. Cox, Jr., A. D. Afton, and C. D. Ankney. 2011. Diet and gut morphology of male mallards during winter in North Dakota. Waterbirds 34:59-69.
  • Valente, J. J., S. L. King, and R. Wilson. 2011. Distribution and habitat associations of breeding secretive marsh birds in Louisiana's
    Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Wetlands 31(1): 1-10.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2011. Lipid catabolism of invertebrate predator indicates widespread wetland ecosystem degradation. PLoS ONE 6(1):e16029.
  • Pillatzki, A. E., R. D. Neiger, S. R. Chipps, K. F. Higgins, N. Thiex, and A. D. Afton. 2011. Hepatic element concentrations of lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) during spring migration in the upper Midwest. Archives of Environmental Contaminants and Toxicology 61:144-150.
  • Piazza, BP and MK La Peyre. 2011. Nekton community response to a large-scale Mississippi River discharge: examining immediate and lagged effects to managed freshwater flow. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science.  | Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Guay, P.-J., R. T. Chesser, R. A. Mulder, A. D. Afton, D. C. Paton, and K. G. McCracken. 2010. East-west genetic differentiation in musk ducks (Bizura lobata) of Australia suggests late Pleistocene divergence at the Nullarbor Plain. Conservation Genetics 11:2105-2120.
  • King, S. L., A. R. Pierce, K. Hersey, and N. Winstead. 2011. Migration patterns and movements of sandhill cranes wintering in central and southwestern Louisiana, USA. Proceedings of the North American Crane Workshop, Dells, Wisconsin. 11:57-61.
  • King, S. L., C. S. Elphick, D. Guadagnin, and O. Taft. 2010 (invited). Effects of landscape features on waterbird use of rice fields. Waterbirds 33 (Special Publication 1):151-159.
  • Davis, B. E., and A. D. Afton. 2010. Movement distances and habitat switching by female mallards wintering in the lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Waterbirds 33:349-356.
  • Perkins, M., S. L. King, and J. Linscombe. 2010. Effectiveness of capture techniques for rails in emergent marsh and agricultural wetlands. Waterbirds 33 (3):376-380.
  • Pierluissi, S., S. L. King, and M. D. Kaller. 2010. Waterbird Nest Density and Nest Survival in Rice Fields of Southwestern Louisiana. Waterbirds 33(3): 323-330.
  • Llewellyn, C. and M. La Peyre. 2010 Evaluating ecological equivalence of created marshes: comparing structural indicators with stable isotope indicators of blue crab trophic support; Estuaries; DOI 10.1007a/s12237-010-9297-y  | Download  | 
  • La Peyre, M., S. Casas, W. Gayle and J. La Peyre. 2010. The combined influence of sub-optimal temperature and salinity on the in vitro viability of Perkinsus marinus, a protistan parasite of the eastern oyster Crassostrea virginica. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology doi:10.1016/j.jip.2010.6.010  | Download  | 
  • Piazza, B.P. M.K. La Peyre and B.D. Keim. 2010. Relating large-scale climate variability to local species abundance: ENSO forcing and brown shrimp(Farfantepenaeus aztecus) in Breton Sound, Louisiana USA. Climate Research 42:195-207  | Download  | 
  • Piazza, B. and M La Peyre. 2010. Using Gambusia affinis growth and condition to assess estuarine habitat quality: a comparison of indices. Marine Ecology Progress Series 412:231-245.  | Download  | 
  • Humphries, E. M., J. L. Peters, J. E. Jonsson, R. Stone, A. D. Afton, and K. E. Omland. 2009. Genetic differentiation between sympatric and allopatric wintering populations of snow geese. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology 121:730-738.
  • Newell, P. and S. L. King. 2009. Relative abundance and species richness of Cerambycid beetles in partial cut and uncut bottomland hardwood forests. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 39 (11):2100-2108.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2009. Lipid reserves of lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) migrating across a large landscape are consistent with the "spring condition" hypothesis. Auk 126:873-883.
  • Perkins, M., S. L. King, S. E. Travis, and J. Linscombe. 2009. The use of morphometric measurements to differentiate between species and sex of king and clapper rails. Waterbirds 32:579-584
  • Nyman, JA, MK La Peyre, A Caldwll, S. Piazza, C Thom and C Winslow. 2009. Defining restoration targets for water depth and salinity in wind-dominated Spartina patens (Ait. ) Muhl. coastal marshes. Journal of Hydrology 376:327-336.  | Download  | 
  • Johnston, J.B., D.R. Cahoon and M.K. La Peyre. 2009. Outer continental shelf (OCS)-related pipelines and navigation canals in the Western and Central Gulf of Mexico: Relative impacts on wetland habitats and effectiveness of mitigation. U.S. Dept of the INterior,Minerals Managemetn SErvice, BUlf of MExico OCS Region, New Orleans, LA. OCS Study MMS 2009-048. 200 p.
  • Newell, P., S. L. King, and M. Kaller. 2009 Foraging behavior of pileated woodpeckers in partial cut and uncut bottomland hardwood forest. Forest Ecology and Management 258:1456-1464.
  • Davis, B. E., A. D. Afton, and R. R. Cox, Jr. 2009. Habitat use of female mallards in the lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Journal of Wildlife Management 73:701-709
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2009. Wetland use and feeding by lesser scaup during spring migration across the upper Midwest, USA. Wetlands 29:704-712.
  • King, S. L., R. R. Sharitz, J. W. Groninger, and L. L. Battaglia. (2009 invited). The ecology, restoration, and management of southeastern floodplain ecosystems: A synthesis. Wetlands 29:624-634
  • Piazza, B. P., and M. K. La Peyre. 2009. The effect of Hurricane Katrina on nektkon communities in the tidal freshwater marshes of Breton Sound, Louiaiana, USA. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 12/31/08  | Download  | 
  • La Peyre, M.K., B. Gossman and B.P. Piazza. 2009. Short and long-term response of deteriorating brackish marshes and open-water ponds to sediment enhancement by thin-layer dredge disposal. Estuaries and Coasts 32:390-402.
  • Jonsson, J. E., and A. D. Afton. 2009. Time budgets of snow geese Chen caerulescens and Ross's geese C. rossi in mixed flocks: implications of body size, ambient temperature and family associations. Ibis 151:134-144.
  • La Peyre, MK, B. Gossman and JF La Peyre. Defining optimal freshwater flow for oyster production: effects of freshet rate and magnitude of change and duration on eastern oysters and Perkinsus marinus infection. Ecological Applications
  • Jonsson, J. E., and A. D. Afton. 2008. Lesser snow geese and Ross's geese form mixed flocks during winter but differ in family maintenance and social status. Journal of Wilson Ornithology 120:725-731.
  • Pierluissi, S., and S. L. King. 2008. Relative Nest Density, Nest Success, and Site Occupancy of King Rails in Southwestern Louisiana Rice Fields. Waterbirds 31:530-540.
  • Piazza BP, MK Piehler, B Gossman, MK La Peyre and JF La Peyre. Oyster recruitment and growth on an artificial reef structure in Grand Isle, LA. Bulletin of Marine Science 84:59-66.  | Download  | 
  • Pierce, A. R., and S. L. King. 2008. Spatial dynamics of overbank sedimentation in alluvial floodplain systems. Geomorphology 100:256-268.
  • Szymanski, M. L., and A. D. Afton. 2008. New duck hunting technologies: hunter perceptions contradict data on effectiveness. Human Dimensions of Wildlife 13:299-300.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2008. Monitoring waterbird abundance in wetlands: the importance of controlling results for variation in water depth. Ecological Modelling 216:402-408.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2008. Using plasma-lipid metabolites to index changes in lipid reserves of free-living lesser scaup (Aythya affinis). Auk 125:354-357.
  • La Peyre, M. K., S. M. Casas, A. Villalba and J. F. La Peyre. 2008. Temperature effects of two Perkinsus species viability, metabolic activity and prliferation, and its significance to understanding seasonal cycles of perkinsosis. Parasitology 135:505-519
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2008. Amphipod densities and indices of wetland quality across the Upper-Midwest, USA. Wetlands 28:184-196.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2008. Diets of lesser scaup during spring migration throughout the Upper-Midwest are consistent with the spring condition hypothesis. Waterbirds 31:97-106.
  • M. K. La Peyre and T. Birdsong. 2008. Physical variation of non-vegetated marsh edge habitats and nekton habitat use patterns in Barataria Bay, LA, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series 356:51-61.  | Download  | 
  • Faulkner, S. P., J. L. Chambers, W. H. Conner, R. F. Keim, J. W. Day, E. S. Gardiner, M. S. Hughes, S. L. King, K. W. McLeod, C. A. Miller, J. A. Nyman, and G. P. Shaffer. 2007. Conservation and Use of Coastal Wetland Forests in Louisiana. Pages 447-460 in Conner, W. H., T. W. Doyle, and K. W. Krauss, eds. Ecology of Tidal Freshwater Forested Wetlands of the Southeastern United States. Springer, The Netherlands.
  • Piazza, B., and M. K. La Peyre. 2007. Restoration of the annual flood pulse in Breton Sound, Louisiana, USA: habitat change and nekton community response. Aquatic Biology 1:109-119  | Download  | 
  • LMVJV Forest Resource Conservation Working Group. 2007. Restoration, Management, and Monitoring of Forest Resources in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley: Recommendations for Enhancing Wildlife Habitat. Edited by R. Wilson, K. Ribbeck, S. King, and D. Twedt.
  • Pierce, A. R., and S. L. King. 2007. The effects of flooding and sedimentation on seed germination of two bottomland hardwood tree species. Wetlands 27:588-594.
  • Pierce, A. R., and S. L. King. 2007. The influence of valley plugs in channelized streams on floodplain sedimentation dynamics over the last century. Wetlands 27:631-643.
  • Szymanski, M. L., A. D. Afton, and K. A. Hobson. 2007. Erratum. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:2118.
  • Jonsson, J. E., A. D. Afton, and R. T. Alisauskas. 2007. Does body size influence nest attendance? A comparison of Ross?s geese (Chen rossii) and the larger, sympatric lesser snow geese (C. caerulescens caerulescens). Journal of Ornithology 148:549-555.
  • Szymanski, M. L., A. D. Afton, and K. A. Hobson. 2007. Use of stable isotope methodology to determine natal origins of mallards at a fine scale within the Upper-Midwest. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:1317-1324
  • La Peyre, M. K., B. Gossman and J. A. Nyman. 2007. Assessing functional equivalency of nekton habitat in enhanced habitats: comparison of terraced and unterraced marsh ponds. Estuaries and Coasts 30:526-536.
  • Jonsson, J. E., and A. D. Afton. 2006. Different time and energy budgets of lesser snow geese in rice-prairies and coastal marshes in southwest Louisiana. Waterbirds 29:451-458.
  • Anteau, M. J., A. D. Afton, C. M. Custer, and T. W. Custer. 2007. Relationships of cadmium, mercury, and selenium with nutrient reserves of female Lesser Scaup (Aythya affinis) during winter and spring migration. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 26:515-520
  • Vest, J. L., R. M. Kaminski, A. D. Afton, and F. J. Vilella. 2006. Body mass of lesser scaup during fall and winter in the Mississippi flyway. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:1789-1795.
  • La Peyre, M., S. Casas and J. La Peyre. 2006. Salinity effects on viability, metabolic activity and proliferation of three Perkinsus species. Diseases of Aquatic Organisms 71:59-74. (January 2006)  | Download  | 
  • King, S. L., D. J. Twedt, and R. Wilson. 2006 (invited). The Role of the Wetland Reserve Program in Conservation Efforts in the Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Wildlife Society Bulletin 34(4):914-920.
  • Kanouse, S., M. K. La Peyre and J. A. Nyman. 2006. Nekton use of submerged aquatic vegetation and nonvegetated bottom microhabitats within brackish marsh ponds. Marine Ecology Progress Series 327:61-69
  • Durham, R. S., and A. D. Afton. 2006. Breeding biology of mottled ducks on agricultural lands in southwestern Louisiana. Southeastern Naturalist 5:311-316.
  • Lichtenberg, J. S., S. L. King, J. B. Grace, and S. C. Walls. 2006. Habitat associations of chorusing anurans in the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley. Wetlands 26:736-744.
  • Winstead, N. A., and S. L. King. 2005. A Pied-billed Grebe nest and Common Moorhen brood platform near Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee. The Migrant 76(3):85-88.
  • Ackerman, J. T., J. M. Eadie, M. L. Szymanski, J. H. Caswell, M. P. Vrtiska, A. H. Raedeke, J. M. Checkett, A. D. Afton, T. G. Moore, F. D. Caswell, R. A. Walters, D. D. Humburg, J. L. Yee. 2006. Effectiveness of spinning-wing decoys varies among dabbling duck species and locations. Journal of Wildlife Management 70:799-804.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2006. Diet shifts of lesser scaup are consistent with the spring condition hypothesis. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84:779-786.
  • Jonsson, J. E., A. D. Afton, D. G. Homberger, W. G. Henk, and R. T. Alisauskas. 2006. Do geese fully develop brood patches? A histological analysis of lesser snow geese (Chen caerulescens caerulescens) and Ross's geese (C. rossii). Journal of Comparative Physiology B. 176:453-462.
  • Winstead, N. A., and S. L. King. 2006. Least Bittern nesting sites at Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee. Southeastern Naturalist 5(2):317-320.
  • Winstead, N. A., and S. L. King. 2006. Secretive marsh bird distribution among structurally different vegetation types in managed wetlands of northwest Tennessee. Wetlands 26:619-623.
  • Winstead, N. A., and S. L. King. 2006. Secretive marsh bird distribution among structurally different vegetation types in managed wetlands of northwest Tennessee. Wetlands 26:619-623.
  • Jonsson, J. E., A. D. Afton, R. T. Alisauskas, C. K. Bluhm, and M. E. El Halawani. 2006. Ecological and physiological factors affecting brood patch area and prolactin levels in arctic-nesting geese. Auk 123:405-418.
  • Szymanski, M. L., and A. D. Afton. 2005. Effects of spinning-wing decoys on flock behavior and hunting vulnerability of mallards in Minnesota. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33:993-1001.
  • Chambers, J. L., W. H. Conner, R. F. Keim, S. P. Faulkner, J. W. Day, E. S. Gardiner, M. S. Hughes, S. L. King, K. W. McLeod, C. A. Miller, J. A. Nyman, and G. P. Shaffer. 2006. Towards sustainable management of Louisiana's coastal wetland forests: Problems, constraints, and a new beginning. Pages 383-395 in Coastal Environment and Water Quality. Proceedings of the International Conference on Hydrology and Management of Forested Wetlands. Keim, R. F., J. L. Chambers, M. S. Hughes, J. A. Nyman, C. A. Miller, J. B. Amos, W. H. Conner, J. W. Day Jr., S. P. Faulkner, E. S. Gardiner, S. L. King, K. W. McLeod, and G. P. Shaffer. 2006. Ecological consequences of changing hydrological conditions in wetland forests of coastal Louisiana. P. 383-395 in: Coastal Environment and Water Quality, Y. J. Xu and V. P. Singh, eds. Challenges in Coastal Hydrology and Water Quality, Water Resource Publications, Highlands Ranch, Colo. 534pp.
  • Chambers, J. L., W. H. Conner, R. F. Keim, S. P. Faulkner, J. W. Day Jr., E. S. Gardiner, M. S. Hughes, S. L. King, K. W. McLeod, C. A. Miller, J. A. Nyman, and G. P. Shaffer. 2006. Towards sustainable management of Louisiana?s coastal wetland forest: Problems, constraints, and a new beginning. P. 150-157 in: Hydrology and Management of Forested Watersheds, Proceedings of the International Conference. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, April 8-12, 2006. New Bern, N. C.
  • La Peyre, M. K. G., C. Bush Thom, C. Winslow, A. Caldwell, and J. A. Nyman. 2005. Potential seed bank recruitment from restored and managed coastal marshes in southwest Louisiana. Southeastern Naturalist 4(2):273-286.
  • Oswalt, S., and S. L. King. 2005. Channelization and floodplain forests: impacts of accelerated sedimentation and valley plug formation on floodplain forests of the Middle Fork Forked Deer River, Tennessee, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 215:69-83.
  • Piazza, B., P. D. Banks and M. K. LA Peyre. 2005. The potential for created oyster reefs as a sustainable shoreline protection strategy in Louisiana. Restoration Ecology 13:1-8.  | Download  | 
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2005. Sediments in marsh ponds of the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain: effects of structural marsh management and salinity. Wetlands Ecology and Management 13:395-404.
  • Fredrickson, L. H., S. L. King, and R. M. Kaminski, eds. 2005. Ecology and management of bottomland hardwood systems: the state of our understanding. University of Missouri-Columbia. Gaylord Memorial Laboratory Special Publication No. 10. Puxico, MO.
  • King, S. L., and T. J. Antrobus. 2005. Gapmaker-Gapfiller Relationships in an Arkansas Floodplain Forest. Journal of Vegetation Science 16:471-480
  • King, S. L., J. P. Shepard, K. Ouchley, J. A. Neal, and K. Ouchley. 2005. Bottomland hardwood forests: past, present, and future. Pages 1-17 in L. H. Fredrickson, S. L. King, and R. M. Kaminski, eds. Ecology and management of bottomland hardwood systems: the state of our understanding. University of Missouri-Columbia. Gaylord Memorial Laboratory Special Publication No. 10. Puxico, MO.
  • Wilhide, J. D., S. M. Cochran, V. E. Hoffman, S. L. King, and V. R. McDaniel. 2005. Roost and habitat use by bats in a southern bottomland hardwood forest. Pages 397-402 in L. H. Fredrickson, S. L. King, and R. M. Kaminski, eds. Ecology and management of bottomland hardwood systems: the state of our understanding. University of Missouri-Columbia. Gaylord Memorial Laboratory Special Publication No. 10. Puxico, MO.
  • La Peyre, M. K., Bush, C. B., C. Winslow, A. Caldwell, J. A. Nyman. 2005. Potential for seed bank recruitment in restored and managed marshes of southwest Louisiana. Southeast Naturalist 4(2):273-286.
  • Plunket J and M. L. La Peyre. 2005. Cultched oyster beds as fish adn macroinvertebrate habitat in Barataria Bay, LA. Bulletin of Marine Science 77(1):155-164.
  • Laubhan, M. K., S. L. King, and L. H. Fredrickson. 2005. Managing wetlands for wildlife. Pages 797-838 in C. E. Braun, ed. Techniques for Wildlife Investigation and Management. 6th Edition. The Wildlife Society, Bethesda, Maryland.
  • Austin, J. E., C. M. Custer, and A. D. Afton. 2005. Lesser scaup. Pages 679-685 in Bird Families of the World: Ducks, Geese and Swans (J. Kear, Ed. ). Oxford University Press, Oxford, England.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2004. Relationships between wintering waterbirds and invertebrates, sediments and hydrology of coastal marsh ponds. Waterbirds 27:333-341.
  • Bush, C. S., M. K. La Peyre and J. A. Nyman. 2004. Nekton use of restored habitat in a southwest Louisiana marsh. Ecological Engineering 23:63-75.
  • McCracken, K. G., J. Hemmings, D. C. Paton, and A. D. Afton. 2004. Capture methods for musk ducks. Wildfowl 54:209-212.
  • Anteau, M. J., and A. D. Afton. 2004. Nutrient reserves of lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) during spring migration in the Mississippi Flyway: a test of the spring condition hypothesis. Auk 121:917-929.
  • Gabrey, S. W., and A. D. Afton. 2004. Composition of breeding bird communities in Gulf Coast Chenier Plain marshes: effects of winter burning. Southeastern Naturalist 3:173-185.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2003. Effects of structural marsh management and salinity on invertebrate prey of waterbirds in marsh ponds during winter on the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain. Wetlands 23:897-910.
  • Bolduc, F., and A. D. Afton. 2004. Hydrologic aspects of marsh ponds during winter on the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain, USA: effects of structural marsh management. Marine Ecology Progress Series 266:35-42.
  • Caswell, J. H., A. D. Afton, and F. D. Caswell. 2003. Vulnerability of nontarget goose species to hunting with electronic snow goose calls. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31:1117-1125.
  • Burke, M. K., S. L. King, D. Gartner, and M. H. Eisenbies. 2003. Vegetation, soil and flooding relationships in a blackwater floodplain forest. Wetlands 23:988-1002.
  • Durham, R. S., and A. D. Afton. 2003. Nest-site selection and success of mottled ducks on agricultural lands in southwest Louisiana. Wildlife Society Bulletin 31:433-442.
  • La Peyre, MK and S. Rowe. 2003. Effects of salinity changes on growth of Ruppia maritima L. Aquatic Botany 77(3)0:235-241.
  • Rotella, J. J., R. G. Clark, and A. D. Afton. 2003. Survival of female lesser scaup: effects of body size, age, and reproductive effort. Condor 105:336-347.
  • Custer, C. M., T. W. Custer, M. J. Anteau, A. D. Afton, and D. E. Wooten. 2003. Trace elements in lesser scaup (Aythya affinis) from the Mississippi Flyway. Ecotoxicology 12:47-54.
  • McCracken, K. G., D. C. Paton, and A. D. Afton. 2002. Advertising displays of male musk ducks indicate population subdivision across the Nullarbor Plain of Australia. Wildfowl 53:137-154.
  • Gabrey, S. W., B. C. Wilson, and A. D. Afton. 2002. Success of artificial bird nests in burned Gulf Coast Chenier Plain marshes. Southwestern Naturalist 47:532-538.
  • La Peyre, MK, A. D. Nickens, G. Tolley, A. Volety and J. F. La Peyre. 2003. Environmental significance of freshets in reducing Perkinsus marinus infection in eastern oysters (Crassostrea virginica): Potential management applications. Marine Ecology Progress Series 248:165-176.
  • Nyman, J. A., and M. K. La Peyre. 2002. High hopes for marsh terraces as a small scale wetland restoration tool in coastal Louisiana. The Wildlife Society Bulletin. Fall 2002:8-11.
  • Weckstein, J. D., A. D. Afton, R. M. Zink, and R. T. Alisauskas. 2002. Hybridization and population subdivision within and between Ross's geese and lesser snow geese: a molecular perspective. Condor 104:432-436
  • Gorham, L. E., S. L. King, B. D. Keeland, and S. Mopper. 2002. Effects of canopy gaps and flooding on homopterans in a bottomland hardwood forest. Wetlands 22(3):541-549.
  • Afton, A. D., and M. G. Anderson. 2001. Declining scaup populations: a retrospective analysis of long-term population and harvest survey data. Journal of Wildlife Management 65:781-796.
  • Esler, D., J. B. Grand, and A. D. Afton. 2001. Intraspecific variation in nutrient reserve use during clutch formation by female lesser scaup. Condor 103:810-820
  • Michel, J., J. W. Anderson, C. F. Bryan, W. Lehr, M. Mackinnon, III, J. R. Payne, g. A. Reiter, J. N. Saco. 2001. Spills of Emulsified Fuels: Risks and Responses. National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences. viii + 169pp.
  • Greiner La Peyre, M. K., J. B. Grace, E. Hahn and I. A. Mendelssohn. 2001. The importance of competition in regulating species abundance along a salinity gradient. Ecology. 82(1):62-69.
  • La Peyre, M. . K., M. A. Reams and I. A. Mendelssohn. 2000. State wetland protection: a matter of context? Coastal Management. 28:287-302.
  • La Peyre, M. K., M. A. Reams, P. H. Templet, J. B. Grace and I. A. Mendelssohn. 2001. Identifying determinants of nations' wetland management programs using structural equation modeling: an exploratory analysis. Environmental Management 27(6):859-868.
  • La Peyre, M. K., Reams, M. A., and Mendelssohn, I. A. 2001. Linking actions to outcomes in wetland management: an overview of state wetland management. Wetlands 21(1):66-74.
  • Gabrey, S. W., A. D. Afton, and B. C. Wilson. 2001. Effects of structural marsh management and winter burning on plant and bird communities during summer in the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain. Wildlife Society Bulletin 29:218-231.
  • Gabrey, S. W., and A. D. Afton. 2001. Plant community composition and biomass in Gulf Coast Chenier Plain marshes: responses to winter burning and structural marsh management. Environmental Management 27:281-293.
  • Gloutney, M. L., R. T. Alisauskas, A. D. Afton, and S. M. Slattery. 2001. Foraging time and dietary intake by breeding Ross's and lesser snow geese. Oecologia 127:78-86.
  • King, S. L., and T. J. Antrobus. 2001. Canopy disturbance patterns in a bottomland hardwood forest in Northeast Arkansas, USA. Wetlands 21:543-553.
  • McCracken, K. G., D. C. Paton, and A. D. Afton. 2000. Sexual size dimorphism of the musk duck. Wilson Bulletin 112:457-466
  • Olsen, R. E., and A. D. Afton. 2000. Vulnerability of lesser snow geese to hunting with electronic calling devices. Journal of Wildlife Management 64:983-993.
  • McCracken, K. G., A. D. Afton, and D. C. Paton. 2000. Nests and eggs of musk ducks Biziura lobata at Murray Lagoon, Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park, Kangaroo Island, South Australia. South Australian Ornithologist 33:65-70.
  • Austin, J. E., A. D. Afton, M. G. Anderson, R. G. Clark, C. M. Custer, J. S. Lawrence, J. B. Pollard, and J. K. Ringelman. 2000. Declining scaup populations: issues, hypotheses, and research needs. Wildlife Society Bulletin 28:254-263.
  • Cox, R. R., Jr., and A. D. Afton. 2000. Predictable interregional movements by female northern pintails during winter. Waterbirds 23:258-269.
  • Gabrey, S. W., and A. D. Afton. 2000. Effects of winter marsh burning on abundance and nesting activity of Louisiana Seaside Sparrows in the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain. Wilson Bulletin 112:365-372.
  • McCracken, K. G., A. D. Afton, and M. S. Peters. 2000. Condition bias of hunter-shot ring-necked ducks exposed to lead. Journal of Wildlife Management 64:584-590.
  • Battle, J. A., T. B. Mihuc, and C. F. Bryan. 2000. Decomposition dynamics of aquatic macrophytes in the lower Atchafalaya, a large floodplain river. Hydrobiologia, 418: 123-136.
  • Austin, J. E., A. D. Afton, M. G. Anderson, R. G. Clark, C. M. Custer, J. S. Lawrence, J. B. Pollard, and J. K. Ringleman. 1999. Declines of greater and lesser scaup populations: issues, hypotheses, and research directions. USDI, U. S. Geological Survey Report, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, ND. (www. npwrc. usgs. gov/resource/1999/blubill/blubill. htm).
  • Cox, Jr., R. R., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Do mini-refuges supply wintering northern pintails with important diurnal roost sites? Response to Rave. Wildlife Society Bulletin 27:901-903.
  • Dunn, P. O., A. D. Afton, M. L. Gloutney and R. T. Alisauskas. 1999. Forced copulation results in few extrapair fertilizations in Ross's and lesser snow geese. Animal Behaviour 57:1071-1081.
  • Gabrey, S. W., A. D. Afton, and B. C. Wilson. 1999. Effects of winter burning and structural marsh management on vegetation and winter bird abundance in the Gulf Coast Chenier Plain, USA. Wetlands 19:594-606.
  • Gloutney, M. L., R. T. Alisauskas, K. A. Hobson, and A. D. Afton. 1999. Use of supplemental food by breeding Ross's and lesser snow geese: evidence for variable anorexia. Auk 116:97-108.
  • McCracken, K. G., J. Harshman, D. A. McClellan, and A. D. Afton. 1999. Data set incongruence and correlated character evolution: an example of functional convergence in the hind-limbs of stifftail diving ducks. Systematic Biology 48:683-714.
  • Olsen, R. E., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Goose hunter opinions concerning proposed management actions to reduce the mid-continent population of lesser snow geese. Wildlife Society Bulletin 27:107-113.
  • Pace, R. M., III., and A. D. Afton. 1999. Direct recovery rates of lesser scaup banded in northwest Minnesota: sources of heterogeneity. Journal of Wildlife Management 63:389-395.
  • Hale, L., M. G. Waldon, C. F. Bryan, and P. A. Richards. 1999. Historic patterns of sedimentation in Grand Lake, Louisiana. pp. 3 -15. In. Rozas, L. P., et al., (eds). Recent research in coastal Louisiana: Natural system function and response to human inluences. LA. Sea Grant Program, Lousiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Mihuc, T. B., J. M. Battle, J. R. Mihuc, and C. F. Bryan. 1999. Zebra mussel seasonal colonization patterns in a sub-tropical floodplain river. Hydrobiologia 392: 121-128.
  • Sabo, M. J., C. F. Bryan, W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 1999. Hydrology and aquatic habitat characteristics of a riverine swamp: I. Influence of flow on water temperature and chemistry. Regulated Rivers: Research and Management, 15: 505-523.
  • Sabo, M. J., C. F. Bryan, W. E. Kelso, and D. A. Rutherford. 1999. Hydrology and aquatic habitat characteristics of a riverine swamp: II. Hydrology and the occurrence of chronic hypoxia. Regulated Rivers: Research and Management, 15: 525-542.
  • Waldon, M. G., and C. F. Bryan. 1999. Annual salinity and nutrient budget of Lake Ponchartrain and impact of the proposed Bonnet Carre diversion. pp. 70-89. In. Rozas, L. P., et al., (eds). Recent research in coastal Louisiana: Natural system function and response to human inluences. LA. Sea Grant Program, Lousiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA.
  • Bryan, C. F. (Co-editor), D. Boesch, J. Hatfield, G. Halberg, S. Batie, R. Foil. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Comm. on Environment and Natural Resources, NOAA Coastal Ocean Program. May 1999. Goolsby, D. A., W. A. Battaglin, G. B. Lawrence, R. S. Artz, B. T. Aulenbach, R. P. Hooper, D. R. Keeney, G. J. Stensland. Flux and Sources of Nutrients in the Mississippi-Atchafalaya RiverBasin. 89 pp. + Appendices. Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Assessment. Topic 3. (hypoxia, Gulf of Mexico).
  • Bryan, C. F., (Primary editor), D. Boesch, J. Hatfield, G. Halberg, S. Batie, R. Foil (co-editors). White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Comm. on Environment and Natural Resources, NOAA Coastal Ocean Program. May 1999. Rabalais, N. N., R. E. Turner, D. Justic, Q. Dortch, W. J. Wiseman, Jr., Characterization of hypoxia. 176 pp. Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Assessment. Topic 1. (hypoxia, Gulf of Mexico)
  • Bryan, C. F. (Co-editor), D. Boesch, J. Hatfield, G. Halberg, S. Batie, R. Foil. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Comm. on Environment and Natural Resources, NOAA Coastal Ocean Program. April 1999. Mitsch, W. J., J. W. Day, Jr., J. W. Gilliam, P. M. Groffman, D. L. Hey, G. W. Randall, N. Wang. Reducing nutrient loads, especially nitrate-nitrogen, to surface water, groundwater, and the Gulf of Mexico. 127 pp. + Appendices. Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Assessment. Topic 5. (hypoxia, Gulf of Mexico)
  • Bryan, C. F. (Secondary-editor), D. Boesch, J. Hatfield, G. Halberg, S. Batie, R. Foil. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Comm. on Environment and Natural Resources, NOAA Coastal Ocean Program. March 1999. Diaz, R., A. Solow. Ecological and economic consequences of hypoxia. 86 pp. Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia Assessment. Topic 2. (hypoxia, Gulf of Mexico)
  • Bryan, C. F., (Co-editor), D. Boesch, J. Hatfield, G. Halberg, S. Batie, R. Foil. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Comm. on Environment and Natural Resources, NOAA Coastal Ocean Program. April 1999. Doering, O. C., F. Diaz-Hermelo, C. Howard, R. Heimlich, F. Hitzhusen, R. Kazmierczak, J. Lee, L. Libby, W. Milon, T. Prato, M. Ribaudo. Evaluation of Economic Costs and Benefits of Methods for Reducing Nutrient Loads to the Gulf of Mexico. 144 pp. Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Assessment. Topic 6. (hypoxia, Gulf of Mexico)
  • Bryan, C. F. (Secondary-editor), D. Boesch, J. Hatfield, G. Halberg, S. Batie, R. Foil. White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Comm. on Environment and Natural Resources, NOAA Coastal Ocean Program. March 1999. Brezonik, P. L., V. J. Bierman, (Task Group co-chairs) et al. 1999. Effects of reducing nutrient loads to surface waters within the Mississippi River Basin and the Gulf of Mexico. 60 pp. + Appendices. Gulf of Mexico Hypoxic Assessment. Topic 4. (hypoxia, Gulf ofMexico)
  • King, S. L., and B. D. Keeland. 1999. Evaluation of reforestation of the Lower Mississippi River Alluvial Valley. Restoration Ecology 7:348-359.
  • Alisauskas, R. T., S. M. Slattery, J. P. Ryder, M. L. Gloutney, A. D. Afton, R. H. Kerbes, and M. R. McLandress. 1998. Discrimination of Ross's and lesser snow goose eggs. Journal of Field Ornithology 69:647-653.
  • Cox, R. R., Jr., A. D. Afton, and R. M. Pace, III. 1998. Survival of female northern pintails wintering in southwestern Louisiana. Journal of Wildlife Management 62:1512-1521.
  • Austin, J. E., C. M. Custer, and A. D. Afton. 1998. Lesser scaup (Aythya affinis). In The Birds of North America, No. 338 (A. Poole and F. Gill, Eds. ). The Birds of North America, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
  • Cox, R. R., Jr., and A. D. Afton. 1998. Effects of capture and handling on survival of female northern pintails. Journal of Field Ornithology 69:276-287
  • Cox, R. R., Jr., and A. D. Afton. 1998. Use of mini-refuges by female northern pintails wintering in southwestern Louisiana. Wildlife Society Bulletin 26:130-137.
  • Fischer, R. A., and S. L. King. 1998. Suggestions for new and aspiring graduate students in wildlife science. The Wildlife Society Bulletin (peer edited) 26:41-50.
  • King, S. L., B. D. Keeland, and J. L. Moore. 1998. Beaver lodge distributions and damage assessments in a forested wetland ecosystem in the southern United States. Forest Ecology and Management 108:1-7.
  • King, S. L., J. A. Allen, and J. McCoy. 1998. Long-term effects of a lock and dam and greentree reservoir management on a bottomland hardwood forest. Forest Ecology and Management 112:213-226
  • King, S. L. 1996. The effects of flooding regimes on bottomland hardwood seedlings planted on lignite mine spoil in East Texas. Texas Journal of Science 48:75-84.
  • King, S. L., and J. A. Allen. 1996. Plant succession and greentree reservoir management: Implications for management and restoration of bottomland hardwood wetlands. Wetlands 16:503-511.
  • King, S. L., and W. E. Grant. 1996. A simulation model of the impacts of green-tree reservoir management on bottomland hardwood seedling growth and survival. Ecological Modelling 87:69-82.
  • King, S. L. 1995. Effects of flooding regimes on two impounded bottomland hardwood stands. Wetlands 15:272-284.
  • King, S. L., H. L. Stribling, and D. W. Speake. 1991. Cottontail rabbit initial responses to prescribed burning and cover enhancement. Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science 62:178-188.
  • King, S. L., H. L. Stribling, and D. W. Speake. 1990. Tree climbing ability of a cottontail rabbit. Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science 61:255-257
  • King, S. L., H. L. Stribling, and D. W. Speake. 1990. Use of methoxyflurane and a funnel bag as a cottontail rabbit restraint system. Journal of Wildlife Management 54:409-411
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 3

Masters Students: 0

Phd Students: 3

Post Docs: 1

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5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 13

Scientific Publications: 46

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Louisiana Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries
  2. Louisiana State University
  3. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  4. U.S. Geological Survey
  5. Wildlife Management Institute