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Novel alkenone-producing strains of genus Isochrysis (Haptophyta) isolated from Canadian saline lakes show temperature sensitivity of alkenones and alkenoates

Araie, H., Nakamura, H., Toney, J.L., Haig, H.A., Plancq, J., Shiratori, T., Leavitt, P.R., Seki, O., Ishida, K-I, Sawada, K., Suzuki, I., & Shiraiwa, Y.

Organic Geochemistry 121: 89–103. DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2018.04.008

Variance and rate-of-change as early warning signals for a critical transition in an aquatic ecosystem state: a test case from Tasmania, Australia

Beck, K.K., Fletcher, M-S., Gadd, P.S., Heijnis, H., Saunders, K.M., Simpson, G.L., & Zawadzki, A.

Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences 123: 495–508. DOI: 10.1002/2017JG004135

Spatial variations in snowpack chemistry, isotopic composition of NO3- and nitrogen deposition from the ice sheet margin to the coast of western Greenland

Curtis, C.J., Kaiser, J., Marca, A., Anderson, N.J., Simpson, G.L., Jones, V.J., & Whiteford, E.

Biogeosciences 15: 529–550. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-017-9987-6

Assessing environmental controls on the distribution of long-chain alkenones in the Canadian Prairies

Plancq, J., Cavazzin, B., Juggins, S., Haig, H.A., Leavitt, P.R., & Toney, J.L.

Organic Geochemistry 117: 43–55. DOI: 10.1016/j.orggeochem.2017.12.005

In lakes but not in minds: stakeholder knowledge of invasive species in prairie lakes

Nanayakkara, L., Jurdi-Hage, R., Leavitt, P.R., & Wissel, B.

Biological Invasions 20: 633–652. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-017-1564-4

Direct and interactive effects of climate, meteorology, river hydrology, and lake characteristics on water quality in productive lakes of the Canadian Prairies

Vogt, R.J., Sharma, S. & Leavitt, P.R.

Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 75: 47–59. DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2016-0520

Synthesis centers as critical research infrastructure

Baron, J.S., Specht, A., Garnier, E., Bishop, P., Campbell, C.A., Davis, F.W., Fady, B., Field, D., Gross, L.J., Guru, S.M., Halpern, B.S., Hampton, S.E., Leavitt, P.R., Meagher, T.R., Parker, J.N., Price, P., Rawson, C.H., Rodrigo, A., Sheble, L.A., & Winter, M.

BioScience 67: 750–759. DOI: 10.1093/biosci/bix053

Toxin risk — tools for warning.

Baulch, H.M., Lambeitz, A., Kehoe, M., & Leavitt, P.R.

NALMS LakeLine Summer 2017, 24–27.

Effects of experimental nitrogen fertilization on planktonic metabolism and CO2 flux in a hypereutrophic hardwater lake

Bogard, M.J., Finlay, K., Waiser, M.J., Tumber, V.P., Donald, D.B., Wiik, E., Simpson, G.L., del Giorgio, P.A., & Leavitt, P.R.

PLOS ONE 12: e0188652. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0188652

Isotopic structure of Lake Whitefish in Lake Huron: evidence for regional and local populations based on resource use

Eberts, R.L., Wissel, B., Simpson, G.L., Crawford, S.S., Stott, W., Hanner, R.H., Manzon, R.G., Wilson, J.Y., Boreham, D.R., Somers, C.M.

North American Journal of Fisheries Management 37: 133–148. DOI: 10.1080/02755947.2016.1245225

Historical phosphorus dynamics in Lake of the Woods (USA-Canada): Does legacy phosphorus still affect the southern basin?

Edlund, M.B., Schottler, S.P., Reavie, E.D., Engstrom, D.R., Baratono, N., Leavitt, P.R., Heathcote, A.J., Wilson, B., & Paterson, A.M.

Lake and Reservoir Management 33: 386–402. DOI: 10.1080/10402381.2017.1373172

Identification of mature atherosclerotic plaque proteome signatures using data-independent acquisition mass spectrometry

Hansmeier, H., Buttigieg, J., Kumar, P., Pelle, S., Choi K.Y., Kopriva, D., & Chao, T.-C.

Journal of Proteome Research 17: 164–176 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jproteome.7b00487

Paleolimnological assessment of nutrient enrichment on diatom assemblages in a priori defined nitrogen- and phosphorus-limited lakes downwind of the Athabasca Oil Sands, Canada

Laird, K.L., Das, B., Hesjedal, B., Leavitt, P.R., Mushet, G.R., Scott, K.A., Simpson, G.L., Wissel, B., Wolfe, J., & Cumming, B.F.

Journal of Limnology 76: 488–502. DOI: 10.4081/jlimnol.2017.1598

Regional climate changes drive increased scaled-chrysophyte abundance in lakes downwind of Athabasca Oil Sands nitrogen emissions

Mushet, G.R., Laird, K.R., Das, B., Hesjedal, B., Leavitt, P.R., Scott, K.A., Simpson G.L., Wissel, B., Wolfe, J., & Cumming B.F.

Journal of Paleolimnology 53: 419–435. DOI: 10.1007/s10933-017-9987-6

Preliminary investigation of lake-use patterns in prairie lakes, stakeholder perceptions, and resulting management implications

Nanayakkara, L., & Wissel, B.

Lake and Reservoir Management 33: 49–61. DOI: 10.1080/10402381.2016.1264513

Paleolimnology of the Lake of the Woods southern basin: Continued water quality degradation despite lower nutrient influx

Reavie, E.D., Edlund, M.B., Andresen, N.A., Engstrom, D.R., Leavitt, P.R., Schotter, S., & Baratono, N.G.

Lake and Reservoir Management 33: 369–385. DOI: 10.1080/10402381.2017.1312648

Daphniid zooplankton assemblages shifts in response to eutrophication & metal contamination during the Anthropocene

Rogalski, M.A., Leavitt, P.R., & Skelly, D.K.

Proceeding of the Royal Society B — Biological Sciences 284: 20170865. DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2017.0865

Biomass and pigments of benthic algae

Steinman, A.D., Lamberti, G.A., Leavitt, P.R., & Uzarski, D.G.

In: Methods in Stream Ecology 3rd Edition. Academic Press.

Influence of mesoscale oceanographic features on pelagic food webs in the Gulf of Mexico

Wells, R.J., Rooker, J.R., Quigg, A., & Wissel, B.

Marine Biology 164:92. DOI: 10.1007/s00227-017-3122-0

Increased variability and sudden ecosystem state change in Lake Winnipeg, Canada, caused by 20th century agriculture

Bunting, L., Leavitt, P.R., Simpson, G.L., Wissel, B., Laird, K.R., Cumming, B.F., St. Amand, A., & Engstrom, D.R.

Limnology and Oceanography 61: 2090–2107. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10355

Consistent differential resource use by sympatric Lake (Coregonus clupeaformis) and Round Whitefish (Prosopium cylindraceum) in Lake Huron: a multi-time scale isotopic niche analysis

Eberts, R.L., Wissel, B., Boreham, D., Manzon, R.G., Wilson, J.Y., & Somers, C.M.

Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 73: 1072–1080. DOI: 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0324

Identifying consumer-resource population cycles using paleoecological data

Einarsson, Á., Hauptfleisch, U., Leavitt, P.R., & Ives, A.R.

Ecology 97: 361–371. DOI 10.1890/15-0596.1

Pluses and minuses of ammonium and nitrate uptake and assimilation by phytoplankton and implications for productivity and community composition, with emphasis on nitrogen-enriched conditions

Glibert, P.M., Wilkerson, F.P., Dugdale, R.C., Raven, J.A., Dupont, C., Leavitt, P.R., Parker, A.E., Burkholder, J.M., & Kana, T.M.

Limnology and Oceanography 61: 165–197. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10203

Asynchronous onset of eutrophication among shallow prairie lakes of the northern Great Plains, Alberta, Canada

Maheaux, H., Leavitt, P.R., & Jackson, L.J.

Global Change Biology 22: 271–283. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13076

Bias in research grant evaluation has dire consequences for small universities

Murray, D.L., Morris, D., Lavoie, C., Leavitt, P.R., MacIsaac, H., Masson, M., Villard, M-A.

PLOS ONE 11(6): e0155876. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0155876

Consequences of fish kills for long-term trophic structure in shallow lakes: Implications for theory and restoration

Sayer, C.D., Davidson, T.A., Rawcliffe, R., Langdon, P.G., Leavitt, P.R., Cockerton, G., Rose, N.L. and Croft, T.

Ecosystems 16, 1289–1309. DOI: 10.1007/s10021-016-0005-z

Diel surface temperature range scales globally with lake size

Woolway, R.I., Jones, I.D., Maberly, S.C., French, J.R., Livingstone, D.M., Monteith, D.T., Simpson, G.L., Thackeray, S.J., Andersen, M.R., Battarbee, R.W., DeGasperi, C.L., Evans, C.D., de Eyto, E., Feuchtmayr, H., Hamilton, D.P., Kernan, M., Krokowski, J, Rimmer, A., Rose, K.C., Rusak, J.A., Ryves, D.B., Scott, D.R., Shilland, E.M., Smyth, R.L., Staehr, P.A., Thomas, R., Waldron, S., & Weyhenmeyer, G.A.

PLOS ONE 11(3): e0152466. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0152466

Biomass and pigments of benthic algae

Steinman, A.D., Lamberti, G.A., Leavitt, P.R., & Uzarski, D.G.

In F.R. Hauer and G.A. Lamberti (eds.), Methods in Stream Ecology. 3rd edition. Academic Press.

Impacts of forest plantation management on primary production in upland lakes from north-west Ireland

Stevenson, M.A., McGowan, S., Anderson, N.J., Foy, R., Leavitt, P.R., McElearney, Y.R., Engstrom, D.R., & Pla-Rabés, S.

Global Change Biology 22: 1490–1504 DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13194

Recording of climate and diagenesis through sedimentary DNA and fossil pigments at Laguna Potrok Aike, Argentina

Vuillemin, A., Ariztegui, D., Leavitt, P.R., Bunting, L., & the PASADO Science Team

Biogeosciences 13: 2475–2492 DOI: 10.5194/bg-13-2475-2016

Assessing degradation and recovery pathways in lakes impacted by eutrophication using the sediment record

Bennion, H., Simpson, G.L., & Goldsmith, B.J.

Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution 3:94. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2015.00094

The coming and going of a marl lake: multi-indicator palaeolimnology reveals abrupt ecological change and alternative views of reference conditions

Wiik, E., Bennion, H., Sayer, C.D., Davidson, T.A., Clarke S.J., McGowan, S., Prentice, S., Simpson, G.L., & Stone, L.

Frontiers in Ecology & Evolution 3:82. DOI: 10.3389/fevo.2015.00082

Harnessing the potential of the multi-indicator palaeoecological approach: an assessment of the nature and causes of ecological change in a eutrophic shallow lake

Bennion, H., Davidson, T. A., Sayer, C. D., Simpson, G. L., Rose, N. L., & Sadler, J. P.

Freshwater Biology 60(7): 1423–1442. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12579

Unusual pairing between assistants: Interaction of the twin-arginine system-specific chaperone DmsD with the chaperonin GroEL

Chan, C.S., Song, X., Qazi, S.J.S., Setiaputra, D., Yip, C.K., Chao, T.-C., & Turner, R.J.

Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications 456: 841–846 DOI: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2014.12.046

A programmatic interface to the Neotoma Paleoecological Database

Goring, S., Dawson, A., Simpson, G. L., Ram, K., Graham, R. W., Grimm, E. C., & Williams, J. W.

Open Quaternary 1 (Art.2): 1–17. DOI: 10.5334/oq.ab

Decrease in CO2 efflux from northern hardwater lakes with increasing atmospheric warming

Finlay, K., Vogt, R. J., Bogard, M. J., Wissel, B., Tutolo, B. M., Simpson, G. L., & Leavitt, P. R.

Nature 518: 215–218. DOI: 10.1038/nature14172

Re-engineering cellular physiology by rewiring high-level global regulatory genes

Fitzgerald, S.F., Dillon, S.C., Chao, T.-C., Wiencko, H.L., Hokamp, K., Cameron, A.D.S., & Dorman, C.J.

Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 17653. DOI 10.1038/srep17653

Taxon selection using statistical learning techniques to improve transfer function prediction

Juggins, S., Simpson, G.L., & Telford, R.J.

The Holocene 25(1): 130–136. DOI: 10.1177/0959683614556388