FCE LTER Journal Articles



Articles from 2015

Palynological reconstruction of environmental changes in coastal wetlands of the Florida Everglades since the mid-Holocene, Qiang Yao, Kam-biu Liu, William J. Platt, and Victor H. Rivera-Monroy

Articles from 2014


Seasonal Evapotranspiration Patterns in Mangrove Forests, Jordan G. Barr, Marcia S. DeLonge, and Jose D. Fuentes


Understanding Coastal Carbon Cycling by Linking Top- Down and Bottom-Up Approaches, Jordan G. Barr, Tiffany Troxler-Gann, and Raymond G. Najjar

Climate Extremes Drive Changes in Functional Community Structure, Ross E. Boucek and Jennifer S. Rehage

Examining the Effectiveness of Consumer Diet Sampling as a Nonnative Detection Tool in a Subtropical Estuary, Ross E. Boucek and Jennifer S. Rehage

Temporal Variability of Carbon and Nutrient Burial, Sediment Accretion, and Mass Accumulation over the Past Century in a Carbonate Platform Mangrove Forest of the Florida Everglades., Joshua L. Breithaupt, Joseph M. Smoak, Thomas J. Smith III, and Christian J. Sanders


Relating Freshwater Flow with Estuarine Water Quality in the Southern Everglades Mangrove Ecotone, Henry O. Briceño, Gabriel Miller, and Stephen E. Davis III

Ocean Acidification Outweighs Nutrient Effects in Structuring Seagrass Epiphyte Communities, Justin E. Campbell and James W. Fourqurean

Evaluation of Forest Disturbance Legacy Effects on Dissolved Organic Matter Characteristics in Streams at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, New Hampshire, Kaelin M. Cawley, John Campbell, Melissa Zwilling, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Using Optical Properties to Quantify Fringe Mangrove Inputs to the Dissolved Organic Matter (DOM) Pool in a Subtropical Estuary, Kaelin M. Cawley, Youhei Yamashita, Nagamitsu Maie, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Biogeochemical Effects of Simulated Sea Level Rise on Carbon Loss in an Everglades Mangrove Peat Soil, Lisa G. Chambers, Stephen E. Davis, Tiffany Troxler-Gann, Joseph N. Boyer, Alan Downey-Wall, and Leanord J. Scinto

Biogeochemical Effects of Simulated Sea Level Rise on Carbon Loss in an Everglades Mangrove Peat Soil, Lisa G. Chambers, Stephen E. Davis, Tiffany Troxler-Gann, Joseph N. Boyer, Alan Downey-Wall, and Leonard J. Scinto


Effect of Water Management on Interannual Variation in Bulk Soil Properties from the Eastern Coastal Everglades, R. M. Chambers, R. L. Hatch, and T. M. Russell

Photo- and Bio-reactivity Patterns of Dissolved Organic Matter from Biomass and Soil Leachates and Surface Waters in a Subtropical Wetland, Meillian Chen and Rudolf Jaffe´

The Degree of Urbanization Across the Globe is not Reflected in the δ15N of Seagrass Leaves, Bart Christiaen, Rebecca J. Bernard, Behzad Mortazavi, Just Cebrian, and Alice C. Ortmann


Restoring the Heart of the Everglades: The Challenges and Benefts, Stephen E. Davis, G. Melodie Naja, and Aida Arik

Environmental Dynamics of Dissolved Black Carbon in Wetlands, Yan Ding, Kaelin M. Cawley, Catia Nunes da Cunha, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Dissolved Black Carbon in Boreal Forest and Glacial Rivers of Central Alaska: Assessment of Biomass Burning Versus Anthropogenic Sources, Yan Ding, Youhei Yamashita, Jeremy Jones, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Tropical Cyclone Impacts on Coastal Regions: the Case of the Yucatán and the Baja California Peninsulas, Mexico, Luis M. Farfan, Eurico J. D'Sa, Kam-biu Liu, and Victor H. Rivera-Monroy

Assessing Mangrove Above-Ground Biomass and Structure using Terrestrial Laser Scanning: A Case Study in the Everglades National Park, Emanuelle A. Feliciano, Shimon Wdowinski, and Matthew D. Potts

Demodulation of time series highlights impacts of hydrologic drivers on the Everglades ecosystem, Romano Foti, Manuel del Jesus, Andrea Rinaldo, and Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm

Boundary Effects on Benthic Microbial Phosphorus Concentrations and Diatom Beta Diversity in a Hydrologically-modified, Nutrient-limited Wetland, Evelyn E. Gaiser, Pamela Sullivan, Franco A.C. Tobias, Andrew J. Bramburger, and Joel C. Trexler


Seasonal Fish Dispersal in Ephemeral Wetlands of the Florida Everglades, Charles W. Goss, William F. Loftus, and Joel C. Trexler

Evaluating Effects of Everglades Restoration on American Crocodile Populations in South Florida Using a Spatially-Explicit, Stage-Based Population Model, Timothy W. Green, Daniel H. Slone, Eric D. Swain, Michael S. Cherkiss, Melinda Lohman, Frank J. Mazzotti, and Kenneth G. Rice


Ecological Homogenization of Urban USA, Peter M. Groffman, Jeannine Cavender-Bares, Neil D. Bettez, J Morgan Grove, Sharon J. Hall, James B. Heffernan, Sarah E. Hobbie, Kelli L. Larson, Jennifer L. Morse, Christopher Neill, Kristen Nelson, Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne, Laura Ogden, Diane E. Pataki, Colin Polsky, Rinku Roy Chowdhury, and Meredith K. Steele


Timescales for Detecting a Significant Acceleration in Sea Level Rise, Ivan D. Haigh, Thomas Wahl, Eelco J. Rohling, René M. Price, Charitha B. Pattiaratchi, Francisco M. Calafat, and Sönke Dangendorf


Genetic Evidence for Multiple Sources of the Non-Native Fish Cichlasoma urophthalmus (Günther; Mayan Cichlids) in Southern Florida, Elizabeth Harrison, Joel C. Trexler, Timothy M. Collins, Ella Vazquez-Domínguez, Ulises Razo-Mendivil, Wilfredo A. Maramoros, and Christian Barrientos

Assessing Source Contributions to Particulate Organic Matter in a Subtropical Estuary: A biomarker approach, Ding He, Ralph N. Mead, Olivia Pisani, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Analysis and Simulation of Propagule Dispersal and Salinity Intrusion from Storm Surge on the Movement of a Marsh–Mangrove Ecotone in South Florida, Jiang Jiang, Donald L. DeAngelis, Gordon H. Anderson, and Thomas J. Smith III

Recent Fish Introductions Into Everglades National Park: An Unforeseen Consequence of Water Management?, Jeffrey L. Kline, William F. Loftus, Kevin Kotun, Joel C. Trexler, Jennifer S. Rehage, Jerome J. Lorenz, and Michelle Robinson

Examining Seasonally Pulsed Detrital Transport in the Coastal Everglades Using a Sediment Tracing Technique, Gregory R. Koch, Scot Hagerthey, Daniel L. Childers, and Evelyn E. Gaiser

Taylor Slough Hydrology, Kevin Kotun and Amy Renshaw

Estimating Major Ion and Nutrient Concentrations in Mangrove Estuaries in Everglades National Park Using Leaf and Satellite Reflectance, David Lagomasino, René M. Price, Dean Whitman, Petya K.E. Campbell, and Assefa M. Melesse

Spatial and temporal variability in spectral-based surface energy evapotranspiration measured from Landsat 5TM across two mangrove ecotones, David Lagomasino, René M. Price, Dean Whitman, Assefa M. Melesse, and Steven F. Oberbauer

Morphology and Typification of Mastogloia Smithii and M. Lacustris, with Descriptions of Two New Species from the Florida Everglades and the Caribbean Region, Sylvia S. Lee, Evelyn E. Gaiser, Bart Van De Vijver, Mark B. Edlund, and Sarah A. Spaulding

Benthic Exchange of C, N, and P Along the Estuarine Ecotone of Lower Taylor Slough, Florida (USA): Effect of Seasonal Flows and Phosphorus Availability, Kung Jen Liu, Hsuiu Ping Li, and Stephen E. Davis III


A Review of the Effects of Altered Hydrology and Salinity on Vertebrate Fauna and Their Habitats in Northeastern Florida Bay, Jerome J. Lorenz


The Relationship Between Water Level, Prey Availability and Reproductive Success in Roseate Spoonbills Foraging in a Seasonally-Flooded Wetland While Nesting in Florida Bay, Jerome J. Lorenz

Effects of Land Use on Sources and Ages of Inorganic and Organic Carbon in Temperate Headwater Streams, Yue Han Lu, James E. Bauer, Elizabeth A. Canuel, R. M. Chambers, Youhei Yamashita, Rudolf Jaffe´, and Amy Barrett


Dissolved Organic Matter Dynamics in the Oligo/Meso-Haline Zone of Wetland-Influenced Coastal Rivers, Nagamitsu Maie, Satoshi Sekiguchi, Akira Watanabe, Kiyoshi Tsitsuki, Youhei Yamashita, Lulie Melling, Kaelin M. Cawley, Eikichi Shima, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Seasonal Patterns in Energy Partitioning of Two Freshwater Marsh Ecosystems in the Florida Everglades, Sparkle L. Malone, Christina L. Staudhammer, Henry W. Loescher, Paulo Olivas, Steven F. Oberbauer, Michael G. Ryan, Jessica Schedlbauer, and Gregory Starr


El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Enhances CO2 Exchange Rates in Freshwater Marsh Ecosystems in the Florida Everglades, Sparkle L. Malone, Christina L. Staudhammer, Steve F. Oberbauer, Paulo Olivas, Michael G. Ryan, Jessice L. Schedlbauer, Henry W. Loescher, and Gregory Starr


Multi-Tissue Stable Isotope Analysis and Acoustic Telemetry Reveal Seasonal Variability in the Trophic Interactions of Juvenile Bull Sharks in a Coastal Estuary, Philip Matich and Michael R. Heithaus

Distribution of Diatoms Along Environmental Gradients in the Charlotte Harbor, Florida (USA), Estuary and Its Watershed: Implications for Bioassessment of Salinity and Nutrient Concentrations, Emily R. Nodine and Evelyn E. Gaiser

Evidence of Recent Phosphorus Enrichment in Surface Soils of Taylor Slough and Northeast Everglades National Park, T. Z. Osborne, K. R. Reddy, L. R. Ellis, N. G. Aumen, D. D. Surratt, M. S. Zimmerman, and J. Sadle

Perceptions and Preferences of Commercial Fishers for Dedicated Access Privilege Framework in a Multispecies Fishery, Brett Pierce and Pallab Mozumder

Turning Passive Detection Systems into Field Experiments: An Application Using Wetland Fishes and Enclosures to Track Fine-Scale Movement and Habitat Choice, Jennifer S. Rehage, Ross E. Boucek, E. A. Cline, M. I. Cook, R. M. Kobza, and Amartya Saha

Fish Community Responses to the Combined Effects of Decreased Hydroperiod and Nonnative Fish Invasions in a Karst Wetland: Are Everglades Solution Holes Sinks for Native Fishes?, Jennifer S. Rehage, S. E. Liston, K. J. Dunker, and W. F. Loftus

Fish Community Responses to the Combined Effects of Decreased Hydroperiod and Nonnative Fish Invasions in a Karst Wetland: Are Everglades Solution Holes Sinks for Native Fishes?, Jennifer S. Rehage, S. E. Liston, K. J. Dunker, and W. F. Loftus

Fluorescence Characteristics of Size-Fractionated Dissolved Organic Matter: Implications for a Molecular Assembly Based Structure?, Cristina Romera-Castillo, Meilian Chen, Youhei Yamashita, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Fluorescence Characteristics of Size-Fractionated Dissolved Organic Matter: Implications for a Molecular Assembly Based Structure?, Cristina Romero-Castillo, Meilian Chen, Youhei Yamashita, and Rudolf Jaffe´

New Record of Everglades Mink in Everglades National Park from the Stomach of an American Alligator, Adam Rosenblatt, James C. Nifong, Michael R. Heithaus, Mark W. Parry, and Frank J. Mazzotti

Are Seeds Consumed by Crocodilians Viable? A Test of the Crocodilian Saurochory Hypothesis, Adam Rosenblatt, Scott Zona, Michael R. Heithaus, and Frank J. Mazzotti

Compositional Effects of Sea-Level Rise in a Patchy Landscape: The Dynamics of Tree Islands in the Southeastern Coastal Everglades, Michael S. Ross, Jay P. Sah, J. F. Meeder, Pablo L. Ruiz, and G. Telesnicki


Trajectories of Vegetation Response to Water Management in Taylor Slough, Everglades National Park, Florida, Jay P. Sah, Michael S. Ross, S. Saha, P. Minchin, and J. Sadle


Towards a Cohesive, Holistic View of Top Predation: A Definition, Synthesis and Perspective, Fabrizio Sergio, Oswald J. Schmitz, Charles J. Krebbs, Robert D. Holt, Michael R. Heithaus, Aaron J. Wirsing, William J. Ripple, Euan Ritchie, David Ainley, Daniel Oro, Yadvendradev Jhala, Fernando Hiraldo, and Erkki Korpimäki

Metacommunity Structure Along Resource and Disturbance Gradients in Everglades Wetlands, Eric R. Sokol, J. Mathew Hoch, Evelyn E. Gaiser, and Joel C. Trexler

Hydrologic Dynamics of a Subtropical Estuary Using Geochemical Tracers, Celestún, Yucatan, Mexico, Jeremy C. Stalker, René M. Price, Vicotr H. Rivera-Monroy, Jorge Herrera-Silverira, Jorge A. Benitez, and David Alonzo-Parra

The Effect of Nutrient-Rich Effluents from Shrimp Farming on Mangrove Soil Carbon Storage and Geochemistry Under Semi-Arid Climate Conditions in Northern Brazil, M. Suarez-Abelenda, T. O. Ferreira, M. Camps-Arbestain, V. H. Rivera-Monroy, F. Macias, G. N. Nobrega, and X. L. Otero

The Influence of Vegetation on the Hydrodynamics and Geomorphology of a Tree Island in Everglades National Park (Florida, United States), Pamela L. Sullivan, Vic Engel, Michael S. Ross, and René M. Price

Wetland Ecosystem Response to Hydrologic Restoration and Management: The Everglades and its Urban- Agricultural Boundary (FL, USA), Pamela L. Sullivan, Evelyn E. Gaiser, Donatto Surratt, David T. Rudnick, Stephen E. Davis, and Fred H. Sklar

The Role of Recharge and Evapotranspiration as Hydraulic Drivers of Ion Concentrations in Shallow Groundwater on Everglades Tree Islands, Florida (USA), Pamela L. Sullivan, René M. Price, Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, Michael S. Ross, Leanord J. Scinto, Thomas W. Dreschel, and Eric Cline

The Role of Recharge and Evapotranspiration as Hydraulic Drivers of Ion Concentrations in Shallow Groundwater on Everglades Tree Islands, Florida (USA), Pamela L. Sullivan, René M. Price, Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm, Michael S. Ross, Leonard Scinto, and Thomas W. Dreschel

The Influence of Hydrologic Restoration on Groundwater-Surface Water Interactions in a Karst Wetland, the Everglades (FL, USA), Pamela L. Sullivan, René M. Price, Jessica L. Schedlbauer, Amartya Saha, and Evelyn E. Gaiser


Applying Downscaled Global Climate Model Data to a Hydrodynamic Surface-Water and Groundwater Model, Eric Swain, Lydia Stefanova, and Thomas Smith

Photo-Reactivity of Natural Dissolved Organic Matter from Fresh to Marine Waters in the Florida Everglades, USA, Stephen A. Timko, Cristina Romera-Castillo, Rudolf Jaffe´, and William J. Cooper

Drivers of Decadal-Scale Change in Southern Everglades Wetland Macrophyte Communities of the Coastal Ecotone, Tiffany G. Troxler, Daniel L. Childers, and Christopher J. Madden

In Situ Response of Phytoplankton to Nutrient Additions in a Tropical Coastal Lagoon, (La Mancha, Veracruz, Mexico), Francisco Varona-Cordero, Francisco J. Gutierrez-Mendieta, and Victor H. Rivera-Monroy

Molecular Characterization of Dissolved Black Nitrogen via Electrospray Ionization Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mass Spectrometry, Sasha Wagner, Thorsten Dittman, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Composition of Dissolved Organic Nitrogen in Rivers Associated with Wetlands, Akira Watanabe, Kiyoshi Tsutsuki, Yudzuru Inoue, Nagamitsu Maie, Lulie Melling, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Cross-fertilizing Aquatic and Terrestrial Research to Understand Predator Risk Effects, Aaron J. Wirsing, Michael R. Heithaus, and Alejandro Frid

Assessing Dissolved Organic Matter Dynamics and Source Strengths in a Subtropical Estuary: Application of Stable Carbon Isotopes and Optical Properties, Chao Ya, William T. Anderson, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Articles from 2013


Relative roles of dispersal dynamics and competition in determining the isotopic niche breadth of a wetland fish, Robin N. Abbey-Lee, Evelyn E. Gaiser, and Joel C. Trexler

Paleoenvironmental change in wetlands of the Florida Everglades, southeast USA, William T. Anderson and Evelyn E. Gaiser

Stoichiometry, growth, and fecundity responses to nutrient enrichment by invertebrate grazers in sub-tropical turtle grass (Thalassia testudinum) meadows, Lesley P. Baggett, Kenneth L. Heck Jr., Thomas A. Frankovich, Anna R. Armitage, and James W. Fourqurean


Modeling Light Use Efficiency in a Subtropical Mangrove Forest Equipped with CO2 Eddy Covariance °C, Jordan G. Barr


Summertime Influences of Tidal Energy Advection on the Surface Energy Balance in a Mangrove Forest, Jordan G. Barr, J. D. Fuentes, M. S. DeLonge, T. L. O'Halloran, and J. C. Zeiman

Spatial and Temporal Changes in Groundwater Salinity in South Florida, R. Ivan Blanco, G. Melodie Naja, Rosanna G. Rivero, and René M. Price

A Tale of Two Fishes: Using Recreational Angler Records to Examine the Link Between Fish Catches and Floodplain Connections in a Subtropical Coastal River, Ross E. Boucek and Jennifer S. Rehage

No Free Lunch: Displaced Marsh Consumers Regulate a Prey Subsidy to an Estuarine Consumer, Ross E. Boucek and Jennifer S. Rehage

Water Quality and Wet Season Diatom Assemblage Characteristics from the Tamiami Trail Pilot Swales Sites (Everglades National Park, Florida, USA), Andrew J. Bramburger, Jay W. Munyon, and Evelyn E. Gaiser

Biogeochemical Classification of South Florida’s Estuarine and Coastal Waters of Tropical Seagrasses, Henry O. Briceño, Joseph N. Boyer, Joffre Castro, and Peter Harlem

Effects of In Situ CO2 Enrichment on the Structural and Chemical Characteristics of the Seagrass Thalassia Testudinum, Justin E. Campbell and Henry O. Briceño


Mechanisms of Bicarbonate Use Influence the Photosynthetic Carbon Dioxide Sensitivity of Tropical Seagrasses, Justin E. Campbell and James W. Fourqurean

Leaf Gas Exchange and Nutrient Use Efficiency Help Explain the Distribution of Two Neotropical Mangroves under Contrasting Flooding and Salinity, Pablo Cardona-Olarte, Ken W. Krauss, and Robert R. Twilley

Allocation of Biomass and Net Primary Productivity of Mangrove Forests along Environmental Gradients in the Florida Coastal Everglades, USA, Edward Castañeda-Moya, Robert R. Twilley, and Victor H. Rivera-Monroy

Spatial and Temporal Variability of Dissolved Organic Matter Quantity and Composition in an Oilgotrophic Subtropical Coastal Wetland, Meilian Chen, Nagamitsu Maie, Kathleen Parish, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Dissolved Black Nitrogen (DBN) in Freshwater Environments, Yan Ding, Akira Watanabe, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Trait Contributions to Fish Community Assembly Emerge From Trophic Interactions in an Individual-Based Model, Henrique C. Giacomini, Donald L. DeAngelis, Joel C. Trexler, and Miguel Petrere Jr.


The Importance of Dissimilatory Nitrate Reduction to Ammonium (DNRA) in the Nitrogen Cycle of Coastal Ecosystems, Anne E. Giblin, Craig R. Tobias, Bongkeun Song, Nathaniel Weston, Gary T. Banta, and Victor H. Rivera-Monroy

Diatom-based Models for Inferring Hydrology and Periphyton Abundance in a Subtropical Karstic Wetland: Implications for Ecosystem-Scale Bioassessment, Sylvia S. Lee, Evelyn E. Gaiser, and Joel C. Trexler

Envekadea Metzeltinii Sp. Nov., A New Diatom (Bacillariophyta) Species from the Subtropical Karstic Wetlands of the Florida Everglades, U.S.A., Sylvia S. Lee, Franco A.C. Tobias, and Bart Van De Vijver


Photochemical and Microbial Alteration of Dissolved Organic Matter in Temperate Headwater Streams Associated with Different Land Use, Yuehan Lu, James E. Bauer, Elizabeth A. Canuel, Youhei Yamashita, R. M. Chambers, and Rudolf Jaffe´

Effects of Simulated Drought on the Carbon Balance of Everglades Short-Hydroperiod Marsh, Sparkle L. Malone, Gregory Starr, Christina L. Staudhammer, and Michael G. Ryan

Regional climate gradients in precipitation and temperature in response to climate teleconnections in the Greater Everglades ecosystem of South Florida, Christopher S. Moses, William T. Anderson, Colin Saunders, and Fred Sklar

Animals, Plants, People, and Things: A Review of Multispecies Ethnography, Laura Ogden, Billy Hall, and Kamiko Tanita


Global Assemblages, Resilience, and Earth Stewardship in the Anthropocene, Laura Ogden, Nik Heynen, Ulruch Oslender, Paige West, Karim-Aly Kassam, and Paul Robbins


A 2,500-year record of environmental change in Highlands Hammock State Park (Central Florida, U.S.A.) inferred from siliceous microfossils, Christof Pearce, Holger Cremer, Emmy Lammertsma, and Friederike Wagner-Cremer

Ecological Science and Transformation to the Sustainable City, S.T.A. Pickett, Christopher G. Boone, Brian P. McGrath, M. L. Cadenasso, Daniel L. Childers, Laura A. Ogden, Melissa McHale, and Morgan Grove

Biomarker Assessment of Spatial and Temporal Changes in the Composition of Flocculent Material (Floc) in the Subtropical Wetland of the Florida Coastal Everglades, Oliva Pisani, J. William Louda, and Rudolf Jaffe´