Selected papers and reports relevant to Puget Sound science
The following online papers were collected using Google Scholar, with search terms such as "Puget Sound," "Salish Sea" and "Pacific Northwest". The list was edited based on geographic relevance and subject matter. The addition of new papers will be ongoing. If you would like to suggest inclusion of recent papers that are not mentioned here, please let us know.
Some of these papers are not yet published in print, and are listed under their online publication date.
Beer, W.N. and J.J. Anderson. 2013. Sensitivity of salmonid freshwater life history in Western U.S. streams to future climate conditions. Global Change Biology, accepted article. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12242.
Fenn, M.E., et al. 2013. Atmospheric deposition of nitrogen and sulfur and preferential canopy consumption of nitrate in forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 302: 240–253. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2013.03.042.
Hayes, M.C., et al. 2013. Distribution of Pacific Lamprey Entosphenus tridentatus in Watersheds of Puget Sound Based on Smolt Monitoring Data. Northwest Science 87(2):95-105. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3955/046.087.0202.
Hull, M.S., et al. 2013. Uptake and retention of metallic nanoparticles in the Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis). Aquatic Toxicology, in press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.05.005.
Jones, I.M., et al. 2013. Recent switch by great blue herons in the Pacific Northwest to associative nesting with bald eagles to gain predator protection. Canadian Journal of Zoology, online view. doi: 10.1139/cjz-2012-0323.
Pool, T.K., et al. 2013. Assessing Lethal Dissolved Oxygen Tolerance for Invasive Tunicate Ciona savignyi in Puget Sound. Northwest Science 87(2): 106-113. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3955/046.087.0203.
Schultz, I.R., et al. 2013. Domoic acid toxicokinetics in Dungeness crabs: New insights into mechanisms that regulate bioaccumulation. Aquatic Toxicology. In press, accepted manuscript. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.04.011.
Berejikian, B., et al. 2013. Large-scale freshwater habitat features influence the degree of anadromy in eight Hood Canal Oncorhynchus mykiss populations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, online view. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2012-0491.
Burton, K.D., et al. 2013. Comparative Dispersal Patterns for Recolonizing Cedar River Chinook Salmon above Landsburg Dam, Washington, and the Source Population below the Dam. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(3): 703-716. doi:10.1080/00028487.2012.760483.
Bylhouwer, B., et al. 2013. Changes in the onset and intensity of wind-driven upwelling and downwelling along the North American Pacific Coast. Journal of Geophysical Research, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/jgrc.20194.
Grah, O., and J. Beaulieu. 2013. The effect of climate change on glacier ablation and baseflow support in the Nooksack River basin and implications on Pacific salmonid species protection and recovery. Climatic Change, online view. doi: 10.1007/s10584-013-0747-y.
Halverson, M. and R. Pawlowicz. 2013. High-resolution observations of chlorophyll-a biomass from an instrumented ferry: Influence of the Fraser River plume from 2003 to 2006. Continental Shelf Research, online view. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.04.010.
Moncrieff, A.E., et al. 2013. Mating Patterns and Breeding Success in Gulls of the Larus glaucescens-occidentalis Complex, Protection Island, Washington, USA. Northwestern Naturalist 94(1):67-75. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1898/12-16.1.
Morrison, P.R., et al. 2013. The Effect of Short-Duration Seawater Exposure and Acoustic Tag Implantation on the Swimming Performance and Physiology of Presmolt Juvenile Coho Salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(3): 783-792. doi: 10.1080/00028487.2013.772536.
Parks, D., et al. 2013. Nearshore Drift-Cell Sediment Processes and Ecological Function for Forage Fish: Implications for Ecological Restoration of Impaired Pacific Northwest Marine Ecosystems. Journal of Coastal Research, in press. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2112/JCOASTRES-D-12-00264.1.
Read, K.D., et al. 2013. Improving Outplanting Designs for Northern Abalone (Haliotis kamtschatkana): The Addition of Complex Susbstrate Increases Survival. Journal of Shellfish Research 32(1):171-180. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/035.032.0123.
Bumbaco, K.A., et al. 2013. History of Pacific Northwest Heat Waves: Synoptic Patterns and Trends. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, early view. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-12-094.1.
Dethier, M., et al. 2013. Addressing assumptions: variation in stable isotopes and fatty acids of of marine macrophytes can confound conclusions of food web studies. Marine Ecology Progress Series 478: 1-14. doi: 10.3354/meps10310.
Fu, C., et al. 2013. An ecosystem modeling framework for incorporating climate regime shifts into fisheries management. Progress in Oceanography, accepted manuscript. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pocean.2013.03.003.
Keister, J.E., and L.B. Tuttle. 2013. Effects of bottom-layer hypoxia on spatial distributions and community structure of mesozooplankton in a sub-estuary of Puget Sound, Washington, U.S.A. Limnology and Oceanography 58(2): 667-680. doi: 10.4319/lo.2013.58.2.0667.
Kent, M.L., et al. 2013. Sensitivity and specificity of histology for diagnoses of four common pathogens and detection of nontarget pathogens in adult Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in fresh water. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, online view. doi: 10.1177/1040638713482124.
Nelson, D.A., and A. Poesel. 2013. Song sharing correlates with lifetime social pairing success but not territory tenure in the Puget Sound white-crowned sparrow. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, online view. doi: 10.1007/s00265-013-1525-6.
O'Neill, J.D., and M. Costa. 2013. Mapping eelgrass (Zostera marina) in the Gulf Islands National Park Reserves of Canada using high spatial resolution satellite and airborne imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment 133: 152-167. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2013.02.010.
Reum, J.C.P., et al. 2013. Biotic and abiotic controls on body size during critical life history stages of a pelagic fish, Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii). Fisheries Oceanography, early view. doi: 10.1111/fog.12025.
Robinson, C.L.K, and J. Yakimishyn. 2013. The persistence and stability of fish assemblages within eelgrass meadows (Zostera marina) on the Pacific coast of Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, early view. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2012-0339.
Sánchez-Murillo, R., et al. 2013. Ecohydrological analysis of Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) habitat in an effluent dependent stream in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Ecohydrology, early view. doi: 10.1002/eco.1376.
Westley, P.A.H., et al. 2013. Rates of straying by hatchery-produced Pacific salmon and steelhead (Oncorhynchus spp.) differ among species, life history types, and populations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2012-0536.
Yang, S., et al. 2013. Relative Impacts of Natural Stressors on Life History Traits Underlying Resilience of Intertidal Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.). Estuaries and Coasts, online view. doi: 10.1007/s12237-013-9609-0.
Carey, M.P., et al. 2013. Characterizing coastal foodwebs with qualitative links to bridge the gap between the theory and the practice of ecosystem-based management. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fst012.
Collins, A.L., et al. 2013. Intracoelomic Acoustic Tagging of Juvenile Sockeye Salmon: Swimming Performance, Survival, and Postsurgical Wound Healing in Freshwater and during a Transition to Seawater. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(2).
Conrad, R., et al. 2013. Unbiased Methods for Calculating Mortality in Mark-Selective Fisheries Models for Ocean Salmon. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33(2). doi: 10.1080/02755947.2012.754806.
Kroeker, K.J., et al. 2013. Impacts of ocean acidification on marine organisms: quantifying sensitivities and interactions with warming. Global Change Biology, accepted article. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12179.
Mach, M.E., et al. 2013. Trading green backs for green crabs: evaluating the commercial shellfish harvest at risk to European green crab invasion. F1000 Research 2:66. doi: 10.3410/f1000research.2-66.v1.
Naish, K.A., et al. 2013. Relationship between effective population size, inbreeding and adult fitness-related traits in a steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) population released in the wild. Molecular Ecology, early view. doi: 10.1111/mec.12185.
Pierson, J.J., et al. 2013. Foray foraging behavior: seasonally variable, food-driven migratory behavior in two calanoid copepod species. Marine Ecology Progress Series 475: 49-64. doi: 10.3354/meps10116.
Arismendi, I., et al. 2013. Descriptors of natural thermal regimes in streams and their responsiveness to change in the Pacific Northwest of North America. Freshwater Biology, early view. doi: 10.1111/fwb.12094.
Khangaonkar, T., and T. Wang. 2013. Potential alteration of fjordal circulation due to a large floating structure - Numerical investigation with application to Hood Canal basin in Puget Sound. Applied Ocean Research 39: 146-157. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apor.2012.11.003.
Labbe, T., et al. 2013. Historical Condition and Change in Riparian Vegetation, Hood Canal and Eastern Strait of Juan de Fuca, Washington. Northwest Science 87(1): 24-39. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3955/046.087.0103.
Liu, M., et al. 2013. Spatial-temporal variations of evapotranspiration and runoff/precipitation ratios responding to the changing climate in the Pacific Northwest during 1921-2006. Journal of Geophysical Research: Atmospheres, early view.
Zhang, Z. and J. Dunham. 2013. Construction of biological reference points for management of the Dungeness crab, Cancer magister, fishery in the Fraser River Delta, British Columbia, Canada. Fisheries Research 139: 18-27. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fishres.2012.11.005.
Beamer, E. and K. Fresh. 2012. Juvenile Salmon and Forage Fish Presence and Abundance in Shoreline Habitats of the San Juan Islands, 2008-2009: Map Applications for Selected Fish Species. Prepared for San Juan County Department of Community Development and Planning and San Juan Marine Resources Committee.
Grason, E.W., and B.G. Miner. 2012. Preference Alters Consumptive Effects of Predators: Top-Down Effects of a Native Crab on a System of Native and Introduced Prey. PLoS ONE 7(12): e51322. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0051322.
Johnson, L., et al. 2012. Persistent Organic Pollutants in Juvenile Chinook Salmon in the Columbia River Basin: Implications for Stock Recovery. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(1): 21-40. doi: 10.1080/00028487.2012.720627.
Gaydos, J.K., et al. 2012. Postrelease movement of rehabilitated harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardii) pups compared with cohort-matched wild seal pups. Marine Mammal Science, early view. doi: 10.1111/mms.12002.
Plummer, M., et al. 2012. The Role of Eelgrass in Marine Community Interactions and Ecosystem Services: Results from Ecosystem-Scale Food Web Models. Ecosystems, early view. doi: 10.1007/s10021-012-9609-0.
Pollock, M. M., et. al. 2012. Using reference conditions in ecosystem restoration: an example for riparian conifer forests in the Pacific Northwest. Ecosphere 3:art98. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES12-00175.1
Webster, K.L., et al. 2012. Delivery, reworking, and export of fine-grained sediment across the sandy Skagit River tidal flats. Continental Shelf Research. In Press, Accepted Manuscript. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2012.11.002.
Weitkamp, L.A., et al. 2012. Seasonal and interannual variation in juvenile salmonids and associated fish assemblage in open waters of the lower Columbia River estuary. Fishery Bulletin 110(4): 426-450.
Akmajian, A.M., et al. 2012. Mortality Related to Spotted Ratfish (Hydrolagus colliei) in Pacific Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina) in Washington State. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 48(4): 1057-1062. doi: 10.7589/2011-12-348.
Anderson, E.M. and J. R. Lovvorn. 2012. Seasonal dynamics of prey size mediate complementary functions of mussel bed and seagrass habitats for an avian predator. Marine Ecology Progress Series 467: 219-232.doi:10.3354/meps09943.
Gray, A.N., et al. 2012. Canopy gaps affect long-term patterns of tree growth and mortality in mature and old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest. Forest Ecology and Management 281: 111-120. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2012.06.035.
Heck, N. and P. Dearden. 2012. Local Expectations for Future Marine Protected Area Performance: A Case Study of the Proposed National Marine Conservation Area in the Southern Strait of Georgia, Canada. Coastal Management 40(6): 577-593. doi:10.1080/08920753.2012.727728.
Kock, T.J., et al. 2012. Elevated Streamflows Increase Dam Passage by Juvenile Coho Salmon During Winter: Implications of Climate Change in the Pacific Northwest. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 32(6), online view. doi:10.1080/02755947.2012.720645.
Lyons, J., et al. 2012. Large-Scale Monitoring of Shorebird Populations using Count Data and N-Mixture Models: Black Oystercatcher (Haematopus bachmani) Surveys by Land and Sea. The Auk 129(4): 645-652.
Neely, K.G., et al. 2012. A Comparison of Early Development between a Domesticated Stock of Coho Salmon and Its Parental Stock. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 141(6): 1504-1509. doi:10.1080/00028487.2012.711264.
Ward, E.J., et. al. 2012. Applying time series models with spatial correlation to identify the scale of variation in habitat metrics related to threatened coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) in the Pacific Northwest. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, early view. 10.1139/f2012-096.
Weilhoefer, C.L., et al. 2012. Environmental Determinants of Emergent Macrophyte Vegetation in Pacific Northwest Estuarine Tidal Wetlands. Estuaries and Coasts, early view. doi: 10.1007/s12237-012-9569-9.
Gendaszek, Andrew, et al. 2012. Geomorphic response to flow regulation and channel and floodplain alteration in the gravel-bedded Cedar River, Washington, USA. Geomorphology. In Press, Accepted Manuscript. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2012.08.017.
(THESIS) Guthrie, Caitlin. 2012. Environmental Controls on Installed Woody Plant Establishment in the Hydrologically Restored Tidal Freshwater Wetlands of the Nisqually River Delta. University of Washington, 104pp.
Harvey, E.L. and S. Menden-Deuer. 2012. Predator-Induced Fleeing Behaviors in Phytoplankton: A New Mechanism for Harmful Algal Bloom Formation? PLoS ONE 7(9): e46438. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0046438.
Kuehne, L.M., et al. 2012. Costs of living for juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in an increasingly warming and invaded world. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, early view. 10.1139/f2012-094.
Lindborgh, V.A., et al. 2012. Plastic consumption and diet of Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens). Marine Pollution Bulletin, In Press, Corrected Proof.doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.08.020.
Linden, Daniel, et al. 2012. Conserving avian richness through structure retention in managed forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA. Forest Ecology and Management 284: 174-184. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2012.08.002.
Quinn, T. et al. 2012. Patterns of Surf Smelt, Hypomesus pretiosus, Intertidal Spawning Habitat Use in Puget Sound, Washington State. Estuaries and Coasts 35(5): 1214-1228. doi: 10.1007/s12237-012-9511-1.
Sharma, R. et al. 2012. Relating spatial and temporal scales of climate and ocean variability to survival of Pacific Northwest Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha). Fisheries Oceanography, early view. doi: 10.1111/fog.12001.
(REPORT) Stickel, B.H., et al. 2012. The Cost to West Coast Communities of Dealing with Trash, Reducing Marine Debris. Prepared by Kier Associates for the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, pursuant to Order for Services EPG12900098, 21pp + appendices.
Velez-Espino, L.A., et. al. 2012. Relating spatial and temporal scales of climate and ocean variability to survival of Pacific Northwest Chinook Salmon: a summary. NPAFC Doc. 1427. 7 pp. Fisheries and Oceans Canada. (Available at http://www.npafc.org).
Becker, B.J., et al. 2012. Determining Distribution and Size of Larval Pacific Geoduck Clams (Panopea generosa Gould 1850) in Quartermaster Harbor (Washington, USA), Using a Novel Sampling Approach. Journal of Shellfish Research 31(3): 711-723. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/035.031.0315.
Biedenweg, K. et al. 2012. Balancing Riparian Management and River Recreation: Methods and Applications for Exploring Floater Behavior and Their Interaction with Large Wood. Environmental Management 50(2): 283-295. doi: 10.1007/s00267-012-9876-8.
Byrne, A. and T. Copeland. 2012. Parr Production from Adult Hatchery Steelhead Outplanted in Two Tributaries to the Headwaters of the Salmon River, Idaho. Northwest Science 86(3): 179-189. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3955/046.086.0303.
Carr, C.A. and W.C. Krueger. 2012. The Role of the Seed Bank in Recovery of Understory Species in an Eastern Oregon Ponderosa Pine Forest. Northwest Science 86(3): 168-178.doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3955/046.086.0302.
Cowles, DL, et al. 2012. Negative Interspecies Interactions in a Glaucous-Winged Gull Colony on Protection Island, Washington. Northwestern Naturalist 93(2): 89-100. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1898/nwn11-12.1.
Khangaonkar, T., et al. 2012. Simulation of annual biogeochemical cycles of nutrient balance, phytoplankton bloom(s), and DO in Puget Sound using an unstructured grid model. Ocean Dynamics 62 (9): 1353-1379. doi: 10.1007/s10236-012-0562-4.
Vadopalas, B., et al. 2012. Temporal Genetic Similarity Among Year-Classes of the Pacific Geoduck Clam (Panopea generosa Gould 1850): A Species Exhibiting Spatial Genetic Patchiness. Journal of Shellfish Research 31(3): 697-709. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.2983/035.031.0314.
Dethier, M. et al. 2012. Decoupling of recruitment from adult clam assemblages along an estuarine shoreline. Journal of Experimental Marine BIology and Ecology. Volumes 422-423: 48-54. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2012.04.009.
Harvey, CJ and TP Good. 2012. Top-down influence of resident and overwintering Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) in a model marine ecosystem. Canadian Journal of Zoology 90 (7): 903-914. 10.1139/z2012-059.
MacDonald, T, et al. 2012. Size Structure of Marine Soft-Bottomed Macrobenthic Communities across Natural Habitat Gradients: Implications for Productivity and Ecosystem Function. PLoS ONE 7(7): e40071. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0040071.
Ruesink, JL, and K. Rowell. 2012. Seasonal effects of clams (Panopea generosa) on eelgrass (Zostera marina) density but not recovery dynamics at an intertidal site. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. doi: 10.1002/aqc.2269.
Feifel, K.M., et al. 2012. An Alexandrium spp. Cyst Record from Sequim Bay, Washington State, USA, and its Relation to Past Climate Variability. Journal of Phycology 48(3): 550-558. doi: 10.1111/j.1529-8817.2012.01175.x.
Konrad, C.P., and Voss, F.D. 2012. Analysis of streamflow-gaging network for monitoring stormwater in small streams in the Puget Sound Basin, Washington. U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2012–5020, 16 p
Ayers, C., et al. 2012. An exploration of Hul'qumi'num Coast Salish peoples' attitude towards the establishment of no-take zones within marine protected areas in the Salish Sea, Canada. The Canadian Geographer 56(2): 260-274. doi: 10.1111/j.1541-0064.2012.00433.x.
Evans, S.A., et. al. 2012. The contributions of forest structure and substrate to bryophyte diversity and abundance in mature coniferous forests of the Pacific Northwest. The Bryologist 115(2): 278-294. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1639/0007-2745-115.2.278.
Giles, D.A. and K. L. Koski. 2012. Managing Vessel-Based Killer Whale Watching: A Critical Assessment of the Evolution From Voluntary Guidelines to Regulations in the Salish Sea. Journal of International Wildlife Law and Policy 15(2): 125-151.
Long, E.R., et al. 2012. Revision of sediment quality triad indicators in Puget Sound (Washington, USA): I. A sediment chemistry index and targets for mixtures of toxicants. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. doi: 10.1002/ieam.1309.
Spice, E., et al. 2012. Neither philopatric nor panmictic: microsatellite and mtDNA evidence suggests lack of natal homing but limits to dispersal in Pacific lamprey. Molecular Ecology 21(12): 2916-2930. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05585.x.
Becker, B., et al. 2012. Novel Larval Trapping Technique Indicates Importance of Rare Events Driving Connectivity of Geoduck Clams in Puget Sound, Washington. Interdisicplinary Arts and Sciences Publications. Paper 9.
Louchouarn, P., et al. 2012. Pyrogenic Inputs of Anthropogenic Pb and Hg to Sediments of the Hood Canal, Washington, in the 20th Century: Source Evidence from Stable Pb Isotopes and PAH Signatures. Environ. Sci. Technol. 46(11): 5772–5781. doi: 10.1021/es300269t.
Long, E.R., et al. 2012. Toxicity of sediment pore water in Puget Sound (Washington, USA): a review of spatial status and temporal trends. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. doi: 10.1007/s10661-012-2590-4.
Mace, C.G. and K.M. Keranen. 2012. Oblique fault systems crossing the Seattle Basin: Geophysical evidence for additional shallow fault systems in the central Puget Lowland. Journal of Geophysical Research 117. doi:10.1029/2011JB008722.
James, C.A., et al. 2012. A Methodology for Evaluating and Ranking Water Quality Indicators in Support of Ecosystem-Based Management. Environmental Management 49(3): 703-719. doi: 10.1007/s00267-012-9808-7.
Ralston, David K., et al. 2012. Effects of estuarine and fluvial processes on sediment transport over deltaic tidal flats. Continental Shelf Research. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2012.02.004.
Andrews, K.S., and T.P. Quinn. 2012. Combining fishing and acoustic monitoring data to evaluate the distribution and movements of spotted ratfish Hydrolagus colliei. Marine Biology 159(4): 769-782. doi: 10.1007/s00227-011-1853-x.
Lutz, E.R., et. al. 2012. Paleoreconstruction of cool season precipitation and warm season streamflow in the Pacific Northwest with applications to climate change assessments. Water Resources Research 48, 16pp. doi:10.1029/2011WR010687.
Yangdong, P., et al. 2012. Non-wadeable river bioassessment: spatial variation of benthic diatom assemblages in Pacific Northwest rivers, USA. Hydrobiologia 684: 241-260. doi: 10.1007/s10750-011-0990-z.