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Harmonizing Indicators Reference List


Bhagat, Y., J. Ciborowski, L.B. Johnson, T. Burton, D. Uzarski, J. Ingram et al. In prep. Testing a Fish Index of Biotic Integrity for Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands: Stratification by Plant Zones. For submission to Wetlands.

Burton, T.M., D.G. Uzarski and J.A. Genet. 2004. Invertebrate habitat use in relation to fetch and plant zonation in northern Lake Huron coastal wetlands. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management. 7(2): 249-267

Ciborowski, J.J.H. 2002. Benthos sorting protocols - Procedures for samples sieved into size fractions and (where appropriate) treated with Ludox. Unpubl. ms. 6 p.

Ciborowski, J.J.H., L.B. Johnson, J.P. Gathman, V.J. Brady, J. Holland, T. Hollenhorst, J.A. Schuldt, G.E. Host, and C. Richards. 2005. Zoobenthic indicators of environmental conditions at Great Lakes coastal margins from standardized multivariate analyses across anthropogenic stress gradients. Bull. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 22: 299-300.

Ciborowski, J.J.H., J. Schuldt, L.B. Johnson, G.E. Host, C. Richards, and T. Hollenhorst. In preparation. Reference conditions, degraded areas, stressors, and impaired beneficial uses: conceptual integration of approaches to evaluating human-related environment pressures. For submission to Ecological Indicators.

Danz, N.P., R.R. Regal, G.J. Niemi, V.J. Brady, T. Hollenhorst, L.B. Johnson, G.E. Host, J.M. Hanowski, C.A. Johnston, T. Brown, J. Kingston, and J.R. Kelly. 2004. Environmentally stratified sampling design for the development of Great Lakes environmental indicators. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 102:41-65.

Grabas, G. J. Ingram, and N. Patterson. 2003. Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Indicators and Metrics: A Summary of Work in Canadian Wetlands. Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada. 95 p. http://www.glc.org/wetlands/pdf/Ontario-CAN-final.pdf

Host, G.E., J.A. Schuldt, J.J.H.Ciborowski, L.B. Johnson, T.P. Hollenhorst, and C. Richards. 2005. Use of GIS and remotely sensed data for a priori identification of reference areas for Great Lakes coastal ecosystems. International Journal of Remote Sensing. In press.

Meixler, M.S., M.S Bain, and R. Lawson. 2003 A test of the variability and usefulness of SOLEC environmental indicators in the coastal wetlands of eastern Lake Ontario. Final Report.

Uzarski, D.G., T.M. Burton, M.J. Cooper, J. Ingram, and S. Timmermans. 2005 Fish Habitat Use Within and Across Wetland Classes in Coastal Wetlands of the Five Great Lakes: Development of a Fish Based Index of Biotic Integrity. Journal of Great Lakes Research. In press.

Uzarski, D.G., T.M. Burton and J.A. Genet. 2004. Validation and performance of an invertebrate index of biotic integrity for Lakes Huron and Michigan fringing wetlands during a period of lake level decline. Aquatic Ecosystem Health & Management. 7(2): 269-288.


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