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Sean Hagen and Charles Bruchu present a poster on their research on Blakesley Lake at the Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in October 2011

Journal Articles

Juggins, S., N.J. Anderson, J.M. Ramstack Hobbs, and A.J. Heathcote. (accepted) Reconstructing epilimnetic total phosphorus using diatoms: statistical and ecological constraints. Journal of Paleolimnology.

Reavie, E.D. and M.B. Edlund. (revised) Assessing diatom transfer function performance on four Minnesota sediment cores: the effects of training set size and sample age. Journal of Paleolimnology.

Hobbs, W.O., J.M. Ramstack Hobbs, T. LaFrancois, K.D. Zimmer, K.M. Theissen, M.B. Edlund, N. Michelutti, M.G. Butler, M.A. Hanson, T.J. Carlson. 2012. A 200-year perspective on alternative stable state theory and lake management from a biomanipulated shallow lake. Ecological Applications 22: 1483-1496.

Theissen, K.M., W.O. Hobbs, J.M. Ramstack Hobbs, K.D. Zimmer, L.M. Domine, J.B. Cotner, and S. Sugita. 2012. The altered ecology of Lake Christina: A record of regime shifts, land use change, and lake management from a temperate shallow lake. Science of the Total Environment 433: 336-346.

Tranvik, L.J., J.A. Downing, J.B. Cotner and others. 2009. Lakes and reservoirs as regulators of carbon cycling and climate. Limnology and Oceanography 54: 2298-2314.

Conference Abstracts (student authors in bold)

Theissen, K.M., W. Hobbs, J.M. Ramstack Hobbs, K.D. Zimmer, L. Domine, J. Cotner, and S. Sugita. A 200-Year record of regime shifts, land-use change, and management from a prairie wetland. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 3-7, 2012, Charlotte, NC.

Ramstack Hobbs, J.M., W. Hobbs, T. Lafrancois, M.B. Edlund, K.M. Theissen, K.D. Zimmer, M. Hanson. A long-term perspective on anthropogenic activities and management strategies in a prairie wetland. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, December 3-7, 2012, San Francisco, CA.

Probst, D.T., A.T. Goding, K.D. Zimmer, L.M. Domine, B.R. Herwig, J.B. Cotner, and W.O. Hobbs. Consumption of organic carbon from lake sediments by detritivorous fish: implications for carbon sequestration in shallow lakes. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, August 5-10, 2012, Portland, OR.

Montes, A., R.E. Rockwell, K.D. Zimmer, L.M. Domine, and J.B. Cotner. Effects of water depth, type of primary producer, and variation among lakes on decomposition rates in shallow lakes. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, August 5-10, 2012, Portland, OR.

Rockwell, R.E., A. Montes, K.D. Zimmer, L.M. Domine, and J.B. Cotner. Effects of water depth, type of primary producer, and variation among lakes on decomposition rates in shallow lakes. Association for Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography, July 8-13, 2012, Lake Biwa, Japan.

Hobbs, W.O., J.M. Ramstack Hobbs, K.M. Theissen, J.B. Cotner, L.M. Domine, M.B. Edlund, and K.D. Zimmer. Carbon burial and ecological regime change in a manipulated shallow lake. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 9-12, 2011, Minneapolis, MN.

Theissen, K.M., W.O. Hobbs, J.M. Ramstack Hobbs, and J.B. Cotner. A post-settlement transition towards phytoplankton dominance in shallow west-central Minnesota lakes. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 9-12, 2011, Minneapolis, MN.

Czeck, B.C., S.M. Hagen, C.W. Bruchu, K.M. Theissen, W.O. Hobbs, and J.M. Ramstack Hobbs. A multi-century biogeochemical record from a small shallow lake: evidence for a successful conservation effort. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 9-12, 2011, Minneapolis, MN.

Cotner, J.B., L.M. Domine, K.D. Zimmer, W.O. Hobbs, J.M. Ramstack Hobbs, and K.M. Theissen. Shallow lakes and the global carbon cycle. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 9-12, 2011, Minneapolis, MN.

Domine, L.M., K.D. Zimmer, and J.B. Cotner. Potential impact of mixing and stratification patterns on carbon burial in macrophyte- and phytoplankton-dominated shallow lakes. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 9-12, 2011, Minneapolis, MN.

Probst, D.T., A.T. Goding, K.D. Zimmer, L.M. Domine, B.R. Herwig, J.B. Cotner, and W.O. Hobbs. Consumption of organic carbon from lake sediments by detritivorous fish: implications for carbon sequestration in shallow lakes. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 9-12, 2011, Minneapolis, MN.

Rockwell, R.E., K.D. Zimmer, L.M. Domine, and J.B. Cotner. Effects of water depth, type of primary producer, and variation among lakes on decomposition rates in shallow lakes. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, October 9-12, 2011, Minneapolis, MN.

Cotner, J.B. Shallow lakes and the global carbon cycle. Annual Brazilian Limnological Society Meeting, September 4-8, 2011, Natal, Brazil.

Czeck, B.C., M.L. Deschamp, S. Hagen, K.M. Theissen, and W.O. Hobbs. Can we use redox sensitive elements to indicate past stable state transitions? Preliminary results from three shallow lakes. AGU Fall Meeting, December 13-17, 2010, San Francisco, CA.

Cotner, J.B., K.M. Theissen, K.D. Zimmer and L.M. Domine. Organic carbon burial and dynamics in Prairie Pothole lakes. Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, December 12-15, 2010, Minneapolis, MN.

Domine, L.M., K.D. Zimmer, and J.B. Cotner. Are Shallow Lakes Well Mixed? Spatial Variability May Affect Carbon Burial in Macrophyte- and Phytoplankton-Dominated Prairie Pothole Lakes. Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, December 12-15, 2010, Minneapolis, MN.

Theissen, K.M., J.B. Cotner, K.D. Zimmer, L.M. Domine, and S. Sugita. Historical carbon burial in shallow lakes of the Prairie Pothole region. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, October 31-November 3, 2010, Denver, CO.

Hobbs, W.O., J.M. Ramstack, M.B. Edlund, K.D. Zimmer, K.M. Theissen, and M. Butler. Diatom community structure and production in a manipulated shallow lake, International Diatom Symposium, Aug. 29-Sept. 3, 2010, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Bruchu, C.W. Using biogenic silica, Pb-210 dating and loss-on-ignition analysis to see how land management affects shallow lakes, Mississippi River Forum, August 20, 2010, Minneapolis, MN.

Cotner, J.B., K.M. Theissen, K.D. Zimmer, and L.M. Domine. Organic carbon burial and dynamics in Prairie Pothole lakes. Joint meeting of the American Society of Limnology and Oceanography and North American Benthological Society, June 6-11, 2010, Santa Fe, NM.

Domine, L.M., K.D. Zimmer, and J.B. Cotner. Potential Effects of Climate Change on Carbon Burial in Prairie Pothole Wetlands. Minnesota Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, March 1-3, 2010, Nisswa, MN.

Ramstack, J.M., A.L.C. Shinneman, M.B. Edlund, S. Juggins, and J. Williamson. Paleolimnology of shallow lakes: Limitations of diatom-based transfer functions and a multi-proxy approach, North American Diatom Symposium, September 23-27, 2009. Milford, Iowa.

Ramstack, J.M., A.L.C. Shinneman, M.B. Edlund, J. Williamson, and S. Juggins. Limitations of diatom-based transfer functions in shallow lakes and a multi-proxy approach to reconstructing ecological history, International Paleolimnology Symposium, December 15-18, 2009. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Bischoff, J., J.M. Ramstack, and M.B. Edlund. The complexities of developing excess nutrient TMDLs for shallow lakes, Water Environment Federation's TMDL Conference, August 9-12, 2009. Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Invited Presentations

Edlund, MB. Paleolimnology and Lake Management. Presentation to the annual Fisheries Managers Meeting for the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Itasca State Park, Minnesota, September 12, 2012.

Zimmer, K.D. Land of 10,000 shallow lakes: within-lake and watershed level influences on shallow lake ecosystems across Minnesota. Department of Natural Resources Management, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, April 2012.

Cotner, J.B. Carbon cycling in wetlands and their role in the global carbon cycle. University of Minnesota, Department of Mathematics, November 30, 2011.

Zimmer, K.D. Carbon burial in Minnesota wetlands. Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Committee on Climate Change, St. Paul, MN, April 2011 (given with J.B. Cotner).

Cotner, J.B. Carbon cycling in lakes and their role in the global carbon cycle. Presentation to the Institute of Ecology, University of Tallinn, Estonia, 2011.

Zimmer, K.D. Comparative influences of fathead minnow, black bullhead, and common carp on water quality, submerged plants, and invertebrate communities in shallow Minnesota lakes. Annual Midwest Fish and Wildlife Conference, December 12-15, 2010, Minneapolis, MN.

Cotner, J.B., K.D. Zimmer and L.M. Domine. Carbon burial in Minnesota wetlands. Presentation to a special climate change committee of the Minnesota DNR and PCA, August 19, 2010.

Cotner, J.B. 2009. The fate of carbon and nutrients in lakes (and the role of bacteria). University of Minnesota-Duluth, February 6, 2009.