Selected papers and reports

The following online papers were collected using Google Scholar, with search terms such as Puget Sound, Salish Sea, Strait of Georgia and Pacific Northwest. The list is updated monthly and is 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.

April 2016


Bagheri, M. (2015). Computer-aided study of Vacuum-UV/UV process for removal of organic pollutants from water supplies (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).

Beaudreau, A. H., & Whitney, E. J. (2016). Historical patterns and drivers of spatial changes in recreational fishing activity in Puget Sound, Washington.PLoS one11(4), e0152190.

Bonnot, N. C., Morellet, N., Hewison, A. J. M., Martin, J. L., Benhamou, S., & Chamaillé-Jammes, S. (2016). Black-tailed deer (Odocoileus hemionus sitkensis) adjust habitat selection and activity rhythm to the absence of predators. Canadian Journal of Zoology, (ja).

Brooks, A., Hanke, G., Foote, C., Gillespie, G., & Bedard, J. (2016). First Records of Finescale Triggerfish (Balistes polylepis) and Louvar (Luvarus imperialis) in British Columbia, Canada. Northwestern Naturalist97(1), 7-12.

Carter, H. R., & McClaren, E. L. (2016). Decline of the Pelagic Cormorant in Western Queen Charlotte Strait, British Columbia, 1975-2014. Northwestern Naturalist97(1), 24-35.

Castelin, M., Van Steenkiste, N., Pante, E., Harbo, R., Lowe, G., Gilmore, S. R., ... & Abbott, C. L. (2016). A new integrative framework for large‐scale assessments of biodiversity and community dynamics, using littoral gastropods and crabs of British Columbia, Canada. Molecular Ecology Resources.

Champion, J. M. (2016). Determining the effects of sediment deposition on the growth, survival, and foraging efficiency of the endangered Nooksack dace (Rhinichthys cataractae sp. cataractae), and on the abundance, distribution, and community structure of their invertebrate prey (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).

Cheek, R., Campbell, K. K., Dickerman, R., Wijdeven, B., & Winker, K. (2016). Mitochondrial DNA suggests recent origins in two coastal avian subspecies in northwestern North America. PeerJ Preprints4, e1985v1.

Christen, A., Jassal, R. S., Black, T. A., Grant, N. J., Hawthorne, I., Johnson, M. S., ... & Merkens, M. (2016). Summertime greenhouse gas fluxes from an urban bog undergoing restoration through rewetting.

Chu, J. W. F. (2016). Influence of seasonally variable hypoxia on epibenthic communities in a coastal ecosystem, British Columbia, Canada (Doctoral dissertation).


Davis, J. A., Ross, J. R. M., Bezalel, S., Sim, L., Bonnema, A., Ichikawa, G., ... & Ackerman, J. T. (2016). Hg concentrations in fish from coastal waters of California and Western North America. Science of The Total Environment.


Dethier, M. N., Raymond, W. W., McBride, A. N., Toft, J. D., Cordell, J. R., Ogston, A. S., ... & Berry, H. D. (2016). Multiscale impacts of armoring on Salish Sea shorelines: Evidence for cumulative and threshold effects.Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.

Dunwiddie, P. W., Haan, N. L., Linders, M., Bakker, J. D., Fimbel, C., & Thomas, T. B. (2016). Intertwined fates: Opportunities and challenges in the linked recovery of two rare species. Natural Areas Journal36(2), 207-215.

Dusyk, N. (2016). Clean Energy Discourse in British Columbia, 1980-2014.BC Studies: The British Columbian Quarterly, (189).

ELGIE, S., & MCCLAY, J. Policy Commentary/Commentaire BC’s Carbon Tax Shift Is Working Well after Four Years (Attention Ottawa).

Haggarty, D. R., Martell, S. J., & Shurin, J. (2016). Lack of recreational fishing compliance may compromise effectiveness of Rockfish Conservation Areas in British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, (ja).

Harrower, W., Fraser, L. H., & Turkington, R. (2016). Trophic interactions are mediated by the availability of water in temperate grassland ecosystems (No. e1961v1). PeerJ Preprints.

Johnson, K. W. (2016). Spawning Behavior of Lingcod in the Seattle Aquarium. Northwestern Naturalist97(1), 53-57.

Jolley, J. C., Kovalchuk, G., & Docker, M. F. (2016). River Lamprey (Lampetra ayresii) Outmigrant Upstream of the John Day Dam in the Mid-Columbia River. Northwestern Naturalist97(1), 48-52.

Krock, S., Smith, S., Elliott, C., Kennedy, A., & Hamman, S. T. (2016). Using smoke-water and cold-moist stratification to improve germination of native prairie species. Native Plants Journal17(1), 19-27.

Lee, W., Ward, E., Somers, K., Tuttle, V., & Jannot, J. (2016). Status Review Update of Eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) Listed under the Endangered Species Act: Southern Distinct Population.

Marshall, S., Kuzyk, G., Heard, D., Procter, C., Gillingham, M., Schnwantje, H., ... & Nelson, C. (2016). Determining factors affecting moose population change in British Columbia: an update (No. e1987v1). PeerJ Preprints.

McDougall, G. (2016). Consideration of Climate Change Risks for Ecotourism Operators in Business Planning in Tofino, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, Royal Roads University).

Polis, H. J. (2016). Public Willingness to Pay and Policy Preferences for Tidal Energy Research and Development: A Study of Households in Washington State (Doctoral dissertation).

Schultz, J. A., Cloutier, R. N., & Côté, I. M. (2016). Evidence for a trophic cascade on rocky reefs following sea star mass mortality in British Columbia.PeerJ4, e1980.

Sealy, S. G., & Rodway, M. S. (2016). Occurrence and Notes on Diet of Cassin's Auklet at Langara Island, British Columbia, 1970-1971.Northwestern Naturalist97(1), 58-62.

Warren, M. J., Wallin, D. O., Beausoleil, R. A., & Warheit, K. I. Forest cover mediates genetic connectivity of northwestern cougars. Conservation Genetics, 1-14.

Wilk, R. J., Raphael, M. G., & Bloxton, T. D. (2016). Nesting habitat characteristics of Marbled Murrelets occurring in near‐shore waters of the Olympic Peninsula, Washington. Journal of Field Ornithology.

Wilson, S. F. (2016). Managing wolves to benefit woodland caribou populations in northeast British Columbia: what we know and what we need(No. e1942v1). PeerJ Preprints.

Zweifel, J. C. (2016). A landscape-scale watershed assessment method to support fish passage restoration in Puget Sound, Washington State: An analysis for the Fish Barrier Removal Board.

March 2016

Anderson, G. S., & Bell, L. S. (2016). Impact of Marine Submergence and Season on Faunal Colonization and Decomposition of Pig Carcasses in the Salish Sea. PloS one11(3), e0149107.

Balbag, B. S. (2016). A molecular method to quantify sex-specific consumption of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) by Pacific harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardii) using scat.

Beamish, R. J., Neville, C. M., Sweeting, R. M., Beacham, T. D., Wade, J., & Li, L. (2016). Early Ocean Life History of Harrison River Sockeye Salmon and their Contribution to the Biodiversity of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River, British Columbia, Canada. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society,145(2), 348-362.

Bednaršek, N., Johnson, J., & Feely, R. A. (2016). Vulnerability of pteropod (Limacina helicina) to ocean acidification: Shell dissolution occurs despite an intact organic layer. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography.

Behnke, J. L. H. (2015). Exposure of wintering scoters to sublethal inorganic contaminants in Puget Sound, Washington (Doctoral dissertation, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE).

Belley, R., Snelgrove, P. V., Archambault, P., & Juniper, S. K. (2016). Environmental Drivers of Benthic Flux Variation and Ecosystem Functioning in Salish Sea and Northeast Pacific Sediments. PLOS ONE11(3), e0151110.

Belli, J. P. (2015). Movements, Habitat Use, and Demography of Western Pond Turtles in an Intermittent Central California Stream.

Cruickshank, M. G., Sturrock, R. N., Di Lucca, M., & Alfaro, R. I. (2016). Modeling the Impacts of Pest Damage: Case Studies for Conifers in British Columbia, Canada. Ecological Forest Management Handbook, 281.

Evarts, R. C., O'Connor, J. E., & Cannon, C. M. (2016). Geologic map of the Sauvie Island quadrangle, Multnomah and Columbia Counties, Oregon, and Clark County, Washington (No. 3349). US Geological Survey.

Imm, J. (2015, December). Effects of Elevated CO 2 and Decreased Dissolved Oxygen on Phototactic Behaviors of Juvenile Dungeness Crab (Cancer magister). In 2015 AGU Fall Meeting. Agu.

Jones, B. R. (2016). Implications of climate change for strategic conservation and restoration of tidal wetlands in the US portion of the Salish Sea (Doctoral dissertation).

Journey, M. L. (2016). Intra and inter-annual patterns of juvenile Pacific salmon (Oncorhynchus) growth in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia(Doctoral dissertation).

LeCompte-Mastenbrook, J. K. (2016). Restoring Coast Salish Foods and Landscapes: A More-Than-Human Politics of Place, History and Becoming(Doctoral dissertation).

Lee, E. H., Beedlow, P. A., Waschmann, R. S., Tingey, D. T., Wickham, C., Cline, S., ... & Carlile, C. (2016). Douglas-fir displays a range of growth responses to temperature, water, and Swiss needle cast in western Oregon, USA. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology221, 176-188.

Losee, J. P., Phillips, L., & Young, W. C. (2016). Spawn Timing and Redd Morphology of Anadromous Coastal Cutthroat Trout Oncorhynchus clarkii clarkii in a Tributary of South Puget Sound, Washington. North American Journal of Fisheries Management36(2), 375-384.

Mahani, A. B., Kao, H., Walker, D., Johnson, J., & Salas, C. (2016). Performance Evaluation of the Regional Seismograph Network in Northeast British Columbia, Canada, for Monitoring of Induced Seismicity.Seismological Research Letters.

Rottle, N. D. (2016). Developing a Regional Open Space Strategy (ROSS) for Central Puget Sound, Washington State, USA. Environmental Science & Policy.

Thomas, J. P. (2015). Sound Health for Sound Tribes: Developing a Tribal/Salmonids Social-Ecological Systems Model (Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington).

Thompson, S. D., Nelson, T. A., Giesbrecht, I., Frazer, G., & Saunders, S. C. (2016). Data-driven regionalization of forested and non-forested ecosystems in coastal British Columbia with LiDAR and RapidEye imagery. Applied Geography69, 35-50.

Turner, K. R. (2016). Effects of fish predation on benthic communities in the San Juan Archipelago (Doctoral dissertation).

von Reis Crooks, S. (2015). Landowner experiences with soft shore projects in Puget Sound (Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington).

Waples, R. K. (2016). Population genomics of Salish Sea chum salmon: The legacy of the salmonid whole genome duplication (Doctoral dissertation).

February 2016

Beacham, T. (2016, January). Parentage Based Tagging For Pacific Salmon. In Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference. Plant and Animal Genome.

Berejikian, B. A., Moore, M. E., & Jeffries, S. J. (2016). Predator− prey interactions between harbor seals and migrating steelhead trout smolts revealed by acoustic telemetry. Mar Ecol Prog Ser543, 21-35.

Brownstein, D. (2016). Spasmodic research as executive duties permit: Space, practice, and the localization of forest management expertise in British Columbia, 1912–1928. Journal of Historical Geography52, 36-47.

Bulmer, C., Schmidt, M. G., Heung, B., Scarpone, C., Zhang, J., Filatow, D., ... & Smith, S. (2016). Improved Soil Mapping in British Columbia, Canada, with Legacy Soil Data and Random Forest. In  Digital Soil Mapping Across Paradigms, Scales and Boundaries (pp. 291-303). Springer Singapore.

Capelle, D. W., & Tortell, P. D. (2016). Factors controlling methane and nitrous-oxide variability in the southern British Columbia coastal upwelling system. Marine Chemistry.

Clark, T. D., Furey, N. B., Rechisky, E. L., Gale, M. K., Jeffries, K. M., Porter, A. D., ... & Farrell, A. P. (2016). Tracking wild sockeye salmon smolts to the ocean reveals distinct regions of nocturnal movement and high mortality. Ecological Applications.

Data, G. NACP TERRA-PNW: Forest Plant Traits, NPP, Biomass, and Soil Properties, 1999-2014.

Deal, R. L., Stanton, S., Betts, M., & Yang, Z. (2015). Early-seral stand age and forest structural changes in public and private forestlands in Western Oregon and Washington.

Donaghy, E. E. (2015). Structure, stratigraphy, and provenance of Eocene sedimentary rocks in the Chumstick Basin, central Washington (Doctoral dissertation, Northern Arizona University).

Egan, J., Fletcher, W. J., Allott, T. E., Lane, C. S., Blackford, J. J., & Clark, D. H. (2016). The impact and significance of tephra deposition on a Holocene forest environment in the North Cascades, Washington, USA. Quaternary Science Reviews137, 135-155.

Ellings, C. S., Davis, M. J., Grossman, E. E., Woo, I., Hodgson, S., Turner, K. L., ... & Takekawa, J. Y. (2016). Changes in habitat availability for outmigrating juvenile salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) following estuary restoration. Restoration Ecology.

Frid, A., McGreer, M., & Stevenson, A. (2016). Rapid recovery of Dungeness crab within spatial fishery closures declared under indigenous law in British Columbia. Global Ecology and Conservation6, 48-57.

Furness, E. Community forest organisations and adaptation to climate change in British Columbia Citation: Accepted Author Manuscript. Furness, E. and Nelson, H. 2012. Community.

Gelling, L. (2016). Habitat associations of adult Oregon Branded Skipper at Cordova Shore, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia112, 57-68.

Gismondi, M., Ross, L., & Marois, J. (2016). The Green Social Economy in British Columbia and Alberta. Scaling Up: The Convergence of Social Economy and Sustainability, 27.

Gravelle, K. M. (2015). Validation of catch estimates for select species within the British Columbia groundfish hook-and-line catch monitoring program (Doctoral dissertation, Royal Roads University).

Gray, A. N., Whittier, T. R., & Harmon, M. E. (2016). Carbon stocks and accumulation rates in Pacific Northwest forests: role of stand age, plant community, and productivity. Ecosphere7(1).

Halverson, M., & Pawlowicz, R. (2016). Tide, Wind, and River Forcing of the Surface Currents in the Fraser River Plume. Atmosphere-Ocean, 1-22.

Harvey, J.A. (2015). Thermal Influences on Summer Habitat Use by Western Rattlesnakes (Crotalus oreganus) in British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Scotland).

Hübert, J., Lee, B. M., Liu, L., Unsworth, M. J., Richards, J. P., Abbassi, B., ... & Rebagliati, M. (2016). Case History Three-dimensional imaging of a Ag-Au-rich epithermal system in British Columbia, Canada, using airborne z-axis tipper electromagnetic and ground-based magnetotelluric data. Geophysics81(1).

Ip, H. S., Dusek, R. J., Bodenstein, B., Kim Torchetti, M., DeBruyn, P. M., Mansfield, K., ... & Sleeman, J. (2016). High rates of detection of Clade 2.3. 4.4 HPAI H5 viruses in wild birds in the Pacific Northwest during the winter of 2014/2015. Avian Diseases.

Kuegler, O. (2015). Implementing a national process for estimating growth, removals, and mortality at the Pacific Northwest’s Forest Inventory and Analysis’s Region: modeling diameter growth.

Lehnert, S. J., Pitcher, T. E., Devlin, R. H., & Heath, D. D. (2016). Red and white Chinook salmon: genetic divergence and mate choice. Molecular Ecology.

Luo, C., & Gardner, T. Evaluation of the CLEVER Model–A Real-time Flood Forecast Model for Large-Scale Watersheds in British Columbia.

Mathewes, R. W., Greenwood, D. R., & Archibald, S. B. (2016). Paleoenvironment of the Quilchena flora, British Columbia, during the Early Eocene Climatic Optimum. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences, (ja).

Methner, K., Fiebig, J., Wacker, U., Umhoefer, P., Chamberlain, C. P., & Mulch, A. (2016). Eo‐Oligocene proto‐Cascades topography revealed by clumped (Δ47) and oxygen isotope (δ18O) geochemistry (Chumstick Basin, WA, USA). Tectonics.

Moisseeva, N., Ainslie, B., Vingarzan, R., & Steyn, D. (2016). Modeling and Chemical Analysis Used as Tools to Understand Decade-Long Trends of Ozone Air Pollution in the Lower Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada. In Air Pollution Modeling and its Application XXIV (pp. 277-281). Springer International Publishing.

Moore, M. L., & Baltutis, W. J. (2016). Assessing capacity in watershed organizations in British Columbia: A study of reliability and resilience in organizational processes. Canadian Water Resources Journal/Revue canadienne des ressources hydriques, 1-13.

Moore‐Maley, B. L., Allen, S. E., & Ianson, D. (2016). Locally driven interannual variability of near‐surface pH and ΩA in the Strait of Georgia.Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans.

Murphy, T. W., Ryan-Peñuela, E., McCarty, K., Ramos, A., Kelly, A., Molnar, D., & Ward, D. (2015). Green Infrastructure Policy Integration in Puget Sound Municipalities: An Ethnographic Perspective. Puget Sound Partnership Technical Report2.

Naruoka, Y. Identification of Novel Stripe Rust Resistance in the US Pacific Northwest Winter Wheat. In Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference. Plant and Animal Genome.

Pickard, D., Porter, M., Olson, E., Connors, B., Kellock, K., Jones, E., & Connors, K. (2015). Skeena River Estuary Assessment: Technical Report.

Puget Sound LiDAR Consortium. (2015). 2005 Puget Sound LiDAR Consortium (PSLC) Topographic LiDAR: Yakima County.

Rhoades, P. R., Koch, J. B., Waits, L. P., Strange, J. P., & Eigenbrode, S. D. (2016). Evidence for Bombus occidentalis (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Populations in the Olympic Peninsula, the Palouse Prairie, and Forests of Northern Idaho. Journal of Insect Science16(1), 20.

Siple, M. C., & Francis, T. B. (2016). Population diversity in Pacific herring of the Puget Sound, USA. Oecologia, 180(1), 111-125.

Smith, S., Neilsen, D., Frank, G., Flager, E., Daneshfar, B., Lelyk, G., ... & Filatow, D. (2016). Disaggregation of Legacy Soil Maps to Produce a Digital Soil Attribute Map for the Okanagan Basin, British Columbia, Canada. In Digital Soil Mapping Across Paradigms, Scales and Boundaries (pp. 305-317). Springer Singapore.

Sutherland, D. A., & O’Neill, M. A. (2016). Hydrographic and dissolved oxygen variability in a seasonal Pacific Northwest estuary. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science.

Urbez-Torres, J. R., Boule, J., & O'Gorman, D. (2016). First report of Diplodia seriata and D. mutila causing apple dieback in British Columbia. Plant Disease, (ja).

Wiles, G. J. Periodic Status Review for the Killer Whale.

January 2016

Axelson, J. N. (2016). The effects of western spruce budworm (Choristoneura occidentalis) defoliation on Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii): disturbance dynamics from the landscape to the cellular level (Doctoral dissertation, University of Victoria).


Bennett, P., & Stone, J. (2016). Assessments of Population Structure, Diversity, and Phylogeography of the Swiss Needle Cast Fungus (Phaeocryptopus gaeumannii) in the US Pacific Northwest. Forests7(1), 14.

Benson, E. S. (2016). Resettling the Range: Animals, Ecologies, and Human Communities in British Columbia.

Berner, L. T., & Law, B. E. (2016). Plant traits, productivity, biomass and soil properties from forest sites in the Pacific Northwest, 1999–2014. Scientific Data3.

Bill, B. D., Moore, S. K., Hay, L. R., Anderson, D. M., & Trainer, V. L. (2016). Effects of temperature and salinity on the growth of Alexandrium (Dinophyceae) isolates from the Salish Sea. Journal of Phycology.

Blakely, R. (2015, August). The Cascadia “string of pearls”—Forearc basins of the Salish lowland and implications for the tectonic evolution and earthquake hazards of the Pacific Northwest. In AGU-SEG Workshop. Agu.

Cao, Q., Sun, N., Yearsley, J., Nijssen, B., & Lettenmaier, D. P. (2016). Climate and land cover effects on the temperature of Puget sound streams. Hydrological Processes.

Chen, S., & Gunster, S. (2016). “Ethereal Carbon”: legitimizing liquefied natural gas in British Columbia. Environmental Communication, 1-17.

Coops, N. C., Waring, R. H., Plowright, A., Lee, J., & Dilts, T. E. (2016). Using Remotely-Sensed Land Cover and Distribution Modeling to Estimate Tree Species Migration in the Pacific Northwest Region of North America.Remote Sensing8(1), 65.

Corwin, K., & Brand, B. (2015). Preparing for Volcanic Hazards: An Examination of Lahar Knowledge, Risk Perception, and Preparedness Around Mount Baker and Glacier Park, WA.

Coulthard, B. (2015). Multi-century records of snow water equivalent and streamflow drought from energy-limited tree rings in south coastal British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of Victoria).

Council, B. B., Lussier, J., Teasdale, C., van Dokkumburg, H., Carmichael, E., & Hueppelsheuser, T. (2015). Surveillance of cranberry fruitworm (Acrobasis vaccinii) moths and infested fruit within blueberry and cranberry farms in British Columbia.

Croes, D. R. (2015). The Salish Sea: Using Wet and Dry Site Archaeology to Explore the Defining Temporal Characteristics of this Inland Sea. Journal of Wetland Archaeology15(1), 72-108.

D'Andrea, S. D., Ng, J. Y., Kodros, J. K., Atwood, S. A., Wheeler, M. J., Macdonald, A. M., ... & Pierce, J. R. (2016). Source attribution of aerosol size distributions and model evaluation using Whistler Mountain measurements and GEOS-Chem-TOMAS simulations. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics,16(1), 383-396.

Daniels, J. M., Brinkley, W., & Paruszkiewicz, M. D. (2015). Urban forest restoration cost modeling: a Seattle natural areas case study.

Davis, S. E. (2015). Migration ecology of Sabine's gulls (Xena sabini) from the Canadian high arctic (Doctoral dissertation, Memorial University of Newfoundland).

Delegard, C. H., & Jones, S. A. (2015). Chemical Disposition of Plutonium in Hanford Site Tank Wastes (No. PNNL-23468 Rev 1). Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US).

Fisher, J. (2015). How have First Nations’ past sites of habitation influenced present-day ecology on the Central Coast of British Columbia? (Doctoral dissertation).

Greene, N. A., McGee, D. C., & Heitzmann, R. J. (2015). The Comox Harbour Fish Trap Complex: A Large-Scale, Technologically Sophisticated Intertidal Fishery from British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Archaeology,39(2).

Guthrie III, C. M., Nguyen, H. T., & Guyon, J. R. (2015). Genetic Stock Composition Analysis of the Chinook Salmon Bycatch from the 2014 Bering Sea Walleye Pollock (Gadus chalcogrammus) Trawl Fishery. NOAA Tech. Memo. NMFS-AFSC290.

Guthrie III, C. M., Nguyen, H. T., & Guyon, J. R. (2016). Genetic Stock Composition Analysis of the Chinook Salmon Bycatch Samples from the 2014 Gulf of Alaska Trawl Fishery.

Hagerman, S. M. (2016). Governing adaptation across scales: Hotspots and hesitancy in Pacific Northwest forests. Land Use Policy52, 306-315.

Hanson, T, G. J. Wiles, and J.K. Gaydos. (2016). A novel public–private partnership model for improving the listing of endangered species. Biodiversity and Conservation (2016) 25:193–198, DOI 10.1007/s10531-016-1048-3.

Harper, G. (2015). Lodgepole pine and trembling aspen mixedwoods: Growth and yield within 22 to 39 year old pine plantations of northern interior British Columbia. The Forestry Chronicle91(5), 502-518.

Hebda, R. J., Lian, O. B., & Hicock, S. (2016). Olympia Interstadial: Vegetation, landscape history and paleoclimatic implications of a mid Wisconsinan (Stage 3) nonglacial sequence from southwest British Columbia, Canada.

Howie, S. A., & van Meerveld, I. H. (2015). Classification of vegetative lagg types and hydrogeomorphic lagg forms in bogs of coastal British Columbia, Canada. The Canadian Geographer/Le Géographe canadien.

Hudson, J. M., Koch, R., Johnson, J., Harris, J., Koski, M. L., Galloway, B., & Williamson, J. D. Clackamas River Bull Trout Reintroduction Project.

Jackson, M., Topp, E. N., Gergel, S. E., Martin, K., Pirotti, F., & Sitzia, T. (2016). Expansion of subalpine woody vegetation over 40 years on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, (ja).

Kibenge, M. J., Iwamoto, T., Wang, Y., Morton, A., Routledge, R., & Kibenge, F. S. (2016). Discovery of variant infectious salmon anaemia virus (ISAV) of European genotype in British Columbia, Canada. Virology journal13(1), 1.

Lintern, D. G., Hill, P. R., & Stacey, C. (2016). Powerful unconfined turbidity current captured by cabled observatory on the Fraser River delta slope, British Columbia, Canada. Sedimentology.

Liu, W., Pearce, C. M., & Dovey, G. (2015). Assessing Potential Benthic Impacts of Harvesting the Pacific Geoduck Clam Panopea generosa in Intertidal and Subtidal Sites in British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Shellfish Research34(3), 757-775.

Malick, M. J., & Cox, S. P. (2016). Regional-Scale Declines in Productivity of Pink and Chum Salmon Stocks in Western North America. PloS one11(1).

Manor, M. J., Scoates, J. S., Nixon, G. T., & Ames, D. E. (2016). The Giant Mascot Ni-Cu-PGE Deposit, British Columbia: Mineralized Conduits in a Convergent Margin Tectonic Setting. Economic Geology111(1), 57-87.

McCutcheon, C. (2016). High Resolution Investigation of Thermal Spatial Variability of Two Cobble Bed Rivers, and the Correlation to Salmonid Spawning Preferences.

Mohd Jaaffar, A. K., Paulitz, T. C., Schroeder, K. L., Thomashow, L. S., & Weller, D. M. (2016). Molecular Characterization, Morphological Characteristics, Virulence and Geographic Distribution of Rhizoctonia spp. in Washington State, USA

Paradis, S., Simandl, G. J., Keevil, H., & Raudsepp, M. (2016). Carbonate-Hosted Nonsulfide Pb-Zn Deposits of the Quesnel Lake District, British Columbia, Canada. Economic Geology111(1), 179-198.

Reid, A. M., Chapman, W. K., & Prescott, C. E. (2016). Comparing lodgepole pine growth and disease occurrence at six Long-Term Soil Productivity (LTSP) sites in British Columbia, Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, (ja).

Scott, J. D., Anderson, J. F., Durden, L. A., Smith, M. L., Manord, J. M., & Clark, K. L. (2016). Ticks parasitizing gallinaceous birds in Canada and first record of Borrelia burgdorferi-infected Ixodes pacificus (Acari: Ixodidae) from California Quail. Systematic and Applied Acarology21(1), 1-12.

Sulla-Menashe, D. (2015). Using multi-resolution remote sensing to monitor disturbance and climate change impacts on Northern forests (Doctoral dissertation, Boston University).

Toochin, R. Status and Occurrence of Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus) in British Columbia.

Toochin, R., & Cecile, D. Status and Occurrence of Least Tern (Sternula antillarum) in British Columbia.

Toochin, R., Cecile, D., & Ashbee, M. Status and Occurrence of Brown Booby (Sula leucogaster) in British Columbia.

Toochin, R., & Haviland, L. Status and Occurrence of Manx Shearwater (Puffinus puffinus) in British Columbia.

Toochin, R., & Meredith, M. Status and Occurrence of Black-vented Shearwater (Puffinus opisthomelas) in British Columbia.

Trofanenko, J., Williams-Jones, A. E., Simandl, G. J., & Migdisov, A. A. (2016). The Nature and Origin of the REE Mineralization in the Wicheeda Carbonatite, British Columbia, Canada. Economic Geology111(1), 199-223.

Trubilowicz, J. W., Shea, J. M., Jost, G., & Moore, R. D. (2016). Suitability of North American Regional Reanalysis (NARR) output for hydrologic modelling and analysis in mountainous terrain. Hydrological Processes.

Vera, D. I., & Murray, T. D. (2016). Occurrence and Survival of Apothecia of the Eyespot Pathogens Oculimacula acuformis and O. yallundae on Wheat Stubble in the US Pacific Northwest. Plant Disease, (ja).


Walsh, C. L., & Johnson-Maynard, J. L. (2016). Earthworm distribution and density across a climatic gradient within the Inland Pacific Northwest cereal production region. Applied Soil Ecology.

Weatherdon, L. V., Ota, Y., Jones, M. C., Close, D. A., & Cheung, W. W. (2016). Projected Scenarios for Coastal First Nations’ Fisheries Catch Potential under Climate Change: Management Challenges and Opportunities. PloS one11(1).

December 2015

Allen, L., & George, S. (2015). The Effect of Freshwater Influxes on Pisaster ochraceus Larvae in the Salish Sea.

Bourdon, R. (2015). Interactions between fish communities and shellfish aquaculture in Baynes Sound, British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation).

Coulthard, B., Smith, D. J., & Meko, D. M. (2015). Is worst-case scenario streamflow drought underestimated in British Columbia? A multi-century perspective for the south coast, derived from tree-rings. Journal of Hydrology.


Dial, R. J., Becker, M., Hope, A. G., Dial, C. R., Thomas, J., Alexandrovna, K., ... & Shain, D. H. (2015). The role of temperature in the distribution of the glacier ice worm, Mesenchytraeus solifugus (Annelida: Oligochaeta: Enchytraeidae). Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research.

Gaydos, J. K., Thixton, S., & Donatuto, J. (2015). Evaluating Threats in Multinational Marine Ecosystems: A Coast Salish First Nations and Tribal Perspective. PloS one10(12).

Gutowsky, L. F. G., Harrison, P. M., Martins, E. G., Leake, A., Patterson, D. A., Power, M., & Cooke, S. J. Interactive effects of sex and body size on the movement ecology of adfluvial bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus).

Heare, J. E., White, S. J., & Roberts, S. B. (2015). Differential response to stress in Ostrea lurida (Carpenter 1864) as measured by gene expression.PeerJ PrePrints3, e1994.

Ishiguro, L. (2015). French Canadians, Furs, and Indigenous Women in the Making of the Pacific Northwest, by Jean Barman. Canadian Historical Review96(4), 604-606.

Jolley, J. C., Satter, M. C., Silver, G. S., & Whitesel, T. A. (2015). Evaluation of Methods to Measure Condition in Pacific Northwest Larval Lampreys.Northwest Science89(3), 270-279.

Levine, J., Muthukrishna, M., Chan, K., & Satterfield, T. (2015). Theories of the deep: combining salience and network analyses to produce mental model visualizations of a coastal British Columbia food web. Ecology and Society,20(4).

Penaluna, B. E., & Bodensteiner, L. R. (2015). North Pacific Spiny Dogfish (Squalus suckleyi) Presence in Eelgrass Habitat in the Salish Sea, Washington. Northwestern Naturalist96(3), 222-226.

Poppe, K. L. (2016). An Ecogeomorphic Model to Assess the Response of Padilla Bay's Eelgrass Habitat to Sea Level Rise.

Reurink, F., Hentze, N., Rourke, J., & Ydenberg, R. (2015). Site-specific flight speeds of nonbreeding Pacific dunlins as a measure of the quality of a foraging habitat. Behavioral Ecology, arv223.

Rosenberg, J. F., Haulena, M., Hoang, L., Morshed, M., Zabek, E., & Raverty, S. A. Index case of Cryptococcus gattii Type VGIIa infection in a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) in British Columbia, Canada.

Sayles, J. S. (2015). Flowing Together: Addressing Social-Ecological Scale Mismatches for Estuary Watershed Restoration in the Whidbey Basin, Puget Sound, WA (Doctoral dissertation, ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY).

Selleck, J. R., Gibson, C. F., Shull, S., & Gaydos, J. K. (2015). Nearshore Distribution of Pacific Sand Lance (Ammodytes personatus) in the Inland Waters of Washington State. Northwestern Naturalist96(3), 185-195.

Soontiens, N., Allen, S. E., Latornell, D., Le Souëf, K., Machuca, I., Paquin, J. P., ... & Korabel, V. (2015). Storm Surges in the Strait of Georgia Simulated with a Regional Model. Atmosphere-Ocean, 1-21.


Verna, D. E., Harris, B. P., Holzer, K. K., & Minton, M. S. (2016). Ballast-borne marine invasive species: exploring the risk to coastal Alaska, USA.

Wood, P. B., & Young, J. E. (2015). A political ecology of home: Attachment to nature and political subjectivity. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, 0263775815622787.

November 2015

Alava, J. J., & Gobas, F. A. (2016). Modeling 137 Cs bioaccumulation in the salmon–resident killer whale food web of the Northeastern Pacific following the Fukushima Nuclear Accident. Science of The Total Environment544, 56-67.

Allen, B. E., Anderson, M. L., Mee, J. A., Coombs, M., & Rogers, S. M. Role of genetic background in the introgressive hybridization of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) with Westslope cutthroat trout (O. clarkii lewisi).Conservation Genetics, 1-11.

Blakely, S. S. (2015). An Evaluation of Eelgrass (Zostera Marina) Epifaunal Communities Following Large-scale Restoration of the Nisqually River Delta, Washington (Doctoral dissertation, Evergreen State College).

Brieuc, M. S., Purcell, M. K., Palmer, A. D., & Naish, K. A. (2015). Genetic variation underlying resistance to infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus in a steelhead trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) population. Diseases of aquatic organisms117(1), 77.

Brubacher, J. (2015). Associations between biogeoclimatic zones, aquifer type, agricultural land and five gastrointestinal illnesses in British Columbia from 2000-2013 and potential implications under projected climate change(Doctoral dissertation, Health Sciences:).

Buechel, A. J., Biswas, A., Burris, D., Krueger, K., Smith, M., Zobel, D., ... & Fischer, D. Mercury Accumulation in Old Growth and Recently Clear-cut Forests in the Tephra Fall Zone of the 1980 Mount St. Helens Eruption.

Cambero, C., Alexandre, M. H., & Sowlati, T. (2015). Life cycle greenhouse gas analysis of bioenergy generation alternatives using forest and wood residues in remote locations: A case study in British Columbia, Canada.Resources, Conservation and Recycling105, 59-72.

Cerruti, D. (2015). Taxing vehicle miles traveled: The Traffic Choices Experiment in the Puget Sound region.

Change, H. S. L. Foraminiferal Evidence of Late Holocene Sea-level Change and Amerindian Site Distribution at Montague Harbour, British Columbia.

Chen, Y., Lewis, D. J., & Weber, B. (2015). Conservation Land Amenities and Regional Economies: A Post-Matching Difference-in-Differences Analysis of the Northwest Forest Plan.

Conly, A. G., & Moore, L. C. (2015). Geology, ore characteristics, and origin of the Albany graphite deposit. In Symposium on critical and strategic materials. British Columbia Geological Survey Paper (Vol. 3, p. 173).

Corbett, L. J., Withey, P., Lantz, V. A., & Ochuodho, T. O. (2015). The economic impact of the mountain pine beetle infestation in British Columbia: provincial estimates from a CGE analysis. Forestry, cpv042.

D'Souza, R. J., Canil, D., & Creaser, R. A. (2015). Assimilation, differentiation, and thickening during formation of arc crust in space and time: The Jurassic Bonanza arc, Vancouver Island, Canada. Geological Society of America Bulletin, B31289-1.

David, A. T., Simenstad, C. A., Cordell, J. R., Toft, J. D., Ellings, C. S., Gray, A., & Berge, H. B. (2015). Wetland Loss, Juvenile Salmon Foraging Performance, and Density Dependence in Pacific Northwest Estuaries.Estuaries and Coasts, 1-14.

Davis, S. R. (2015). Diet Preferences of Juvenile Steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss): A Comparison Between Three Hood Canal Rivers.

Furness, E., & Nelson, H. (2015). Are human values and community participation key to climate adaptation? The case of community forest organisations in British Columbia. Climatic Change, 1-17.

Garcia, M. O., Smith, J. E., Luoma, D. L., & Jones, M. D. (2015). Ectomycorrhizal communities of ponderosa pine and lodgepole pine in the south-central Oregon pumice zone. Mycorrhiza, 1-12.

Gelling, L. L. (2015). Habitat associations of adult Oregon branded skipper, Hesperia colorado oregonia (WH Edwards, 1883)(Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae), at Cordova Shore, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia.

Goudie, J. W., Parish, R., & Antos, J. A. (2016). Foliage biomass and specific leaf area equations at the branch, annual shoot and whole-tree levels for lodgepole pine and white spruce in British Columbia. Forest Ecology and Management361, 286-297.

Grahn, C. M., Benedict, C., Thornton, T., & Miles, C. (2015). Production of Baby-leaf Salad Greens in the Spring and Fall Seasons of Northwest Washington. HortScience50(10), 1467-1471.

Herod, M. N., Suchy, M., Cornett, R. J., Kieser, W. E., Clark, I. D., & Graham, G. (2015). The atmospheric transport of iodine‐129 from Fukushima to British Columbia, Canada and its deposition and transport into groundwater. Water Resources Research51(12), 9628-9645.

Hübert, J., Lee, B. M., Liu, L., Unsworth, M. J., Richards, J. P., Abbassi, B., ... & Rebagliati, M. (2015). Three-dimensional imaging of a Ag-Au-rich epithermal system in British Columbia, Canada, using airborne z-axis tipper electromagnetic and ground-based magnetotelluric data. Geophysics81(1), B1-B12.

Jorgensen, T., & Meidlinger, D. (2015). The Alaska Yukon Region of the Circumboreal Vegetation map (CBVM). Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF).

Kaiser, G., Watanabe, J., & Johns, M. (2015). A new member of the family Plotopteridae (Aves) from the late Oligocene of British Columbia, Canada.Palaeontologia Electronica18(3), 1-18.

Keillor, M. E., Aalseth, C. E., Arrigo, L. M., Brandenberger, J. M., Cloutier, J. M., Eiden, G. C., & Overman, C. T. (2015). Measurement background and the sediment age-dating reach of 32Si. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry.

Kimoto, T., Buck, M., Careless, P. D., & Roberts, J. (2015). Coexistence of Cerceris fumipennis and Cerceris nigrescens colonies in Merritt, BC. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia.

Kuzyk, G., Marshall, S., Klaczek, M., & Gillingham, M. (2015). Determining Factors Affecting Mooose Population Change in British Columbia: Testing the Landscape Change Hypothesis.

Liu, L., Richards, J. P., DuFrane, S. A., & Rebagliati, M. (2015). Geochemistry, geochronology, and fluid inclusion study of the Late Cretaceous Newton epithermal gold deposit, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences53(999), 1-24.

Maclauchlan, L. (2015). Impacts and Susceptibility of Young Pine Stands to the Mountain Pine Beetle, Dendroctonus Ponderosae in British Columbia.Journal of Ecosystems and Management15(1).

Martin, R. A., & Nesbitt, E. A. (2015). Foraminiferal evidence of sediment t in anthropogenically influenced embayments of Puget Sound, Washington, USA. Marine Micropaleontology121, 97-106.

McClaren, E. L., Mahon, T., Doyle, F. I., & Harrower, B. H. (2015). A Scientific Basis for Managing Northern Goshawk Breeding Areas in Coastal British Columbia: Best Management Practices. Journal of Ecosystems and Management15(2).

McLaren, P. (2016). The Environmental Implications of Sediment Transport in the Waters of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, Canada: A Comparison Between Kinematic and Dynamic Approaches. Journal of Coastal Research.

Mujic, A. B. (2015). Symbiosis in the Pacific Ring of Fire: evolutionary-biology of Rhizopogon subgenus Villosuli as mutualists of Pseudotsuga.

Newton, M., & Ice, G. (2016). Regulating riparian forests for aquatic productivity in the Pacific Northwest, USA: addressing a paradox.Environmental Science and Pollution Research23(2), 1149-1157.

O’Brien, L. J., & Caron, J. B. (2015). Paleocommunity Analysis of the Burgess Shale Tulip Beds, Mount Stephen, British Columbia: Comparison with the Walcott Quarry and Implications for Community Variation in the Burgess Shale. Paleobiology, 1-27.

Orchard, T. J., & Szpak, P. A Case Study from Late Holocene Southern Haida Gwaii, British Columbia.

Peters, R. T., Neibling, H., & Stroh, R. C. (2015). Testing Low Energy Spray Application (LESA) in the Pacific Northwest. In 2015 ASABE/IA Irrigation Symposium: Emerging Technologies for Sustainable Irrigation-A Tribute to the Career of Terry Howell, Sr. Conference Proceedings (pp. 1-8). American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

Rosburg, T. T. (2015). Flow Duration Curves and Sediment Yield Estimation for Urbanizing Watersheds (Doctoral dissertation, Colorado State University. Libraries).

Safeeq, M., Shukla, S., Arismendi, I., Grant, G. E., Lewis, S. L., & Nolin, A. (2015). Influence of winter season climate variability on snow–precipitation ratio in the western United States. International Journal of Climatology.

Sissons, R. L., Caldwell, M. W., Evenchick, C. A., Brinkman, D. B., & Vavrek, M. J. (2015). An Upper Jurassic ichthyosaur (Ichthyosauria: Ophthalmosauridae) from the Bowser Basin, British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences53(1), 34-40.

Sound, P. (2015). Chinook Salmon Recovery.

Spirandelli, D. (2015). Patterns of Wastewater Infrastructure along a Gradient of Coastal Urbanization: A Study of the Puget Sound Region. Land4(4), 1090-1109.

Thorne, K. M., Dugger, B. D., Buffington, K. J., Freeman, C. M., Janousek, C. N., Powelson, K. W., ... & Takekawa, J. Y. (2015). Marshes to mudflats—Effects of sea-level rise on tidal marshes along a latitudinal gradient in the Pacific Northwest (No. 2015-1204). US Geological Survey.

Toochin, R., & Haviland, L. Status and Occurrence of Lesser Sand-Plover (Charadrius mongolus) in British Columbia.

Vergara, H. A., Ghane-Ezabadi, M., Rahanjam, M., & Hall, M. (2015).Assessing the Capacity of the Pacific Northwest as an Intermodal Freight Transportation Hub (No. 2013-S-OSU-0036).

Walter JR, B. A., & Overland, J. B. Response of Stratified Flow in the Lee of the Olympic Mountainsl.

Ward, N. D. (2015). Integrating Local Environmental Research into an Inquiry-Based Unit on Biogeochemical Principles in a High School Science Classroom.

Wessen, G. C., & Huelsbeck, D. R. (2015). Environmental and Cultural Contexts of Paleoshoreline Sites on the Northwestern Olympic Peninsula of Washington State. BC Studies, (187), 263.

Wilkening, K. (2016). The University of Northern British Columbia’s Green Fund: Crafting a Tool for Sustainability Transformation. In Challenges in Higher Education for Sustainability (pp. 265-282). Springer International Publishing.

Wood, L. J., Smith, D. J., & Hartley, I. D. (2016). Predicting softwood quality attributes from climate data in interior British Columbia, Canada. Forest Ecology and Management361, 81-89.

October 2015

Agbayania, S., Piccob, C. M., & Alidina, H. M. Supplementary Materials for Cumulative impact of bottom fisheries on benthic habitats: a quantitative spatial assessment in British Columbia, Canada.

Alford, M. H., McGinnis, T., & Howe, B. M. (2015). An inductive charging and real-time communications system for profiling moorings. Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology, (2015).

Arnett, L. (2015). Examining egg surface morphology and microbial content of Sceloporus virgatus eggshells.

Bond, A. L., & Lavers, J. L. (2015). Flesh-footed Shearwaters (Puffinus carneipes) in the northeastern Pacific Ocean: summary and synthesis of records from Canada and Alaska. The Canadian Field-Naturalist129(3), 263-267.

Boetjer, S. (2015). Rootbound: Exploring Production in Seattle's Urban Forest (Doctoral dissertation).


Collar, C. (2015). Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal Project Final Technical Report (No. DOE-SNOPUD--0003648). Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County, Everett, WA (United States).


Dexter, J. E., Grossman, S. K., Greiner, C. M., Barber, J. S., & McArdle, J. T. 2015 Olympia Oyster, Ostrea lurida, Brooding Results From Northern Puget Sound.

Dooley, F. D. (2015). Tolerances and responses of seagrasses to hydrogen sulfide and implications to ecology and restoration (Doctoral dissertation).

Drever, M. C., Chabot, D., O'Hara, P. D., Thomas, J. D., Breault, A., & Millikin, R. L. (2015). EVALUATION OF AN UNMANNED ROTORCRAFT TO MONITOR WINTERING WATERBIRDS AND COASTAL HABITATS IN BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA. Journal of Unmanned Vehicle Systems, (ja).

Ferriss, B. E., Reum, J. C., McDonald, P. S., Farrell, D. M., & Harvey, C. J. (2015). Evaluating trophic and non-trophic effects of shellfish aquaculture in a coastal estuarine foodweb. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, fsv173.

Fleming, S. W., Hood, E., Dahlke, H. E., & O'Neel, S. (2015). Seasonal flows of international British Columbia-Alaska rivers: the nonlinear influence of ocean-atmosphere circulation patterns. Advances in Water Resources.

Frans, C. (2015). Implications of Glacier Recession for Water Resources (Doctoral dissertation).

Guan, L., Dower, J. F., McKinnell, S. M., Pepin, P., Pakhomov, E. A., & Hunt, B. P. (2015). A comparison of spring larval fish assemblages in the Strait of Georgia (British Columbia, Canada) between the early 1980s and late 2000s.Progress in Oceanography.

Gutowsky, L. F. G., Harrison, P. M., Guimaraes Martins, E. E., Leake, A., Patterson, D. A., Power, M., & Cooke, S. J. (2015). Interactive Effects of Sex and Body Size on Adfluvial Bull Trout (Salvelinus confluentus) Movement Ecology. Canadian Journal of Zoology, (ja).

Goldberger, J., Patzek, L., & Rocker, S. (2015). EM094E Produce Farm-to-Market Trends: A Case Study of South Puget Sound.

Hamel, O. S., Ressler, P. H., Thomas, R. E., Waldeck, D. A., Hicks, A. C., Holmes, J. A., & Fleischer, G. W. (2015). Biology, fisheries, assessment and management of Pacific hake (Merluccius productus). Hakes: Biology and Exploitation, 234-262.

KATHARINE, V., STECIW, J., & YOUNG, J. A. Fifty Years of American White Pelican Breeding at Stum Lake, British Columbia.

Levin, P. S., G. D. Williams, A. Rehr, K. C. Norman, and C. J. Harvey. 2015. Developing conservation targets in social-ecological systems. Ecology and Society 20(4):6.

Lyon, N. (2015). Mussels as Samplers of Regional Microplastic Contamination Trends.

Moore, M. E., Berejikian, B. A., Goetz, F. A., Berger, A. G., Hodgson, S. S., Connor, E. J., & Quinn, T. P. (2015). Multi-population analysis of Puget Sound steelhead survival and migration behavior. Mar Ecol Prog Ser537, 217-232.

Munroe, D., Kraeuter, J., Beal, B., Chew, K., Luckenbach, M., & Peterson, C. P. (2015). Clam predator protection is effective and necessary for food production.Marine Pollution Bulletin.

Murphyao, A., & Black, K. (2015). Unsettling Settler Belonging:(Re) naming and Territory Making in the Pacific Northwest. American Review of Canadian Studies, 1-17.

Nelson, M. C., & Reynolds, J. D. (2015). Effects of subsidies from spawning chum and pink salmon on juvenile coho salmon body size and migration timing.Ecosphere6(10), art209-art209.

Nuckton, T. J., Simeone, C. A., & Phelps, R. T. (2015). California Sea Lion (Zalophus californianus) and Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina richardii) Bites and Contact Abrasions in Open-Water Swimmers: A Series of 11 Cases. Wilderness & environmental medicine.

Pelavas, N., Pecknold, S., Coffin, M., Dunphy, K., & Thomson, D. (2015). Acoustic propagation in the Strait of Georgia. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America138(3), 1929-1929.

Reudink, M. W., Van Wilgenburg, S. L., Steele, L. S., Pillar, A. G., Marra, P. P., & McKellar, A. E. (2015). Patterns of migratory connectivity in Vaux's Swifts at a northern migratory roost: A multi-isotope approach. The Condor117(4), 670-682.


Setiawan, L. (2015). Determining the spatial scale of wave variance for the siting of wave energy converters in near shore coastal environments.

Siple, M. C., & Francis, T. B. (2015). Population diversity in Pacific herring of the Puget Sound, USA. Oecologia, 1-15.

Small, M. P., Rogers Olive, S. D., Seeb, L. W., Seeb, J. E., Pascal, C. E., Warheit, K. I., & Templin, W. (2015). Chum Salmon Genetic Diversity in the Northeastern Pacific Ocean Assessed with Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs): Applications to Fishery Management. North American Journal of Fisheries Management35(5), 974-987.

Sorel, M. H. (2015). Food–web implications of reintroducing anadromous salmonids in reservoirs on the North Fork Lewis River, Washington (Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington).

Thomas, A. C. (2015). Diet analysis of Pacific harbour seals (Phoca vitulina richardsi) using high-throughput DNA sequencing.

Twardochleb, L. A. (2015). Urban development modifies lake food webs in the Pacific Northwest (Doctoral dissertation).

Wang, P., Rosati, J. D., & Cheng, J. (Eds.). (2015). Coastal Sediments 2015: The Proceedings of the Coastal Sediments 2015. World Scientific.

Yunker, M. B., Macdonald, R. W., Ross, P. S., Johannessen, S. C., & Dangerfield, N. (2015). Alkane and PAH provenance and potential bioavailability in coastal marine sediments subject to a gradient of anthropogenic sources in British Columbia, Canada. Organic Geochemistry.

September 2015

Belleman, C. E. (2015). Sources and transport of surface sediment and metals in BC fjord, Tahsis Inlet.Senior thesis. University 0f Washington. 

Buchanan, J. B. Periodic Status Review for the NorthernSpotted Owl. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Chapman, W. K., & Schellenberg, B. An exploration of ringbarking to reduce the severity of armillaria root disease in logged areas in British Columbia. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, (ja).

Dunne, J. (2015). Using aerial photos to produce digital surface models, otrhophotos, and land cover maps of a coastal area in Puget Sound, WA(Doctoral dissertation).

Froehlich, H. E. (2015). The non-lethal threat of hypoxia: ecological effects and physiological responses of estuarine species (Doctoral dissertation).

Gwozdz, J. A. F., Hagmann, K., Hutten, K. M., Wilsey, C. B., Lawler, J. J., Freund, J. A., ... & Gwozdz, R. Tools for Assessing Climate Impacts on Fish and Wildlife.

Horst, M. (2015). Fostering Food Systems Transformation: An Examination of Planning in the Central Puget Sound Region (Doctoral dissertation).


Hurteau, L. A., Mooers, A., Reynolds, J. D., & Hocking, M. D. (2015). Salmon nutrients are associated with the phylogenetic dispersion of riparian flowering-plant assemblages. Ecology.

Johnson, K. M. (2015). Species colonization and extinction processes in an island bird community.

Kerns, K. (2015). Ambient PCB reduction through use of activated carbon in the Lower Duwamish Waterway (Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington).

Lee, S. Y., Ryan, M. E., Hamlet, A. F., Palen, W. J., Lawler, J. J., & Halabisky, M. (2015). Projecting the Hydrologic Impacts of Climate Change on Montane Wetlands. PloS one10(9), e0136385.

Lewis, J. C. (2015). Revealing Wastewater Ecologies: A Combined Sewer Overflow Strategy and Treatment Facility Design for Seattle's Georgetown Neighborhood (Doctoral dissertation).

Lundin, J. I. (2015). Biologic monitoring of environmental contaminants in marine (killer whale) and terrestrial (caribou, moose, and wolf) wildlife populations using scat samples (Doctoral dissertation).

McDevitt-Irwin, J. M., Fuller, S. D., Grant, C., & Baum, J. K. (2015). Missing the safety net: evidence for inconsistent and insufficient management of at-risk marine fishes in Canada. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences,72 (999), 1-13.

Moiroud, M., Pucéat, E., Donnadieu, Y., Bayon, G., Guiraud, M., Voigt, S., ... & Monna, F. (2015). Evolution of neodymium isotopic signature of seawater during the Late Cretaceous: Implications for intermediate and deep circulation.Gondwana Research.

Munsch SH, Cordell JR, Toft JD (2015) Effects of seawall armoring on juvenile Pacific salmon diets in an urban estuarine embayment. Marine Ecology Progress Series 535:213-229

Neville, C., Trudel, M., Station, P. B., Neville, C., Trudel, M., & Doc, N. P. A. F. C. (2015). Canadian Juvenile Salmon Surveys in 2015-2016.

Pietsch, Theodore W., and James W. Orr. (2015). Fishes of the Salish Sea: a compilation and distributional analysis. NOAA Professional Paper NMFS 18, 106 p. doi:10.7755/PP.18

PSEMP Marine Waters Workgroup. (2015). Puget Sound marine waters: 2014 overview. S. K. Moore, R. Wold, K. Stark, J. Bos, P. Williams, K. Dzinbal, C. Krembs and J. Newton (Eds). URL: http://www.psp.

Rittenhouse, M. A., Revie, C. W., & Hurford, A. (2015). A Model For Sea Lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis) Dynamics In A Seasonally Changing Environment).bioRxiv, 026583.

Rodway, M.S., Regehr, H. M., Boyd, W. S., & Iverson, S. A. (2015). Age and sex ratios of sea ducks wintering in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia: implications for monitoring. Marine Ornithology43, 141-150.

Sauvé, C. C., Beauplet, G., Hammill, M. O., & Charrier, I. (2015). Mother–pup vocal recognition in harbour seals: influence of maternal behaviour, pup voice and habitat sound properties. Animal Behaviour105, 109-120.

Salehi, M. M., Cavka, B. T., Frisque, A., Whitehead, D., & Bushe, W. K. (2015). A case study: the energy performance gap of the center for interactive research on sustainability at the university of British Columbia. Journal of Building Engineering.

Schweizer, R. M., vonHoldt, B. M., Harrigan, R., Knowles, J. C., Musiani, M., Coltman, D., ... & Wayne, R. K. (2015). Genetic subdivision and candidate genes under selection in North American gray wolves. Molecular ecology.

Sondergeld, O., Chen, J., Chen, E., Hsu, D., & Antony, A. (2015). Seasonal, spatial and source variation of E. coli counts in False Creek, British Columbia.Environmental Science Undergraduate Research Papers and Reports.

Tucker, S., Hipfner, J. M., & Trudel, M. (2015). Size-and condition-dependent predation: a seabird disproportionately targets substandard individual juvenile salmon. Ecology.

Ward, L. (2014). The Legal and Enviromental Implications of the Washington Shellfish Initiative: Is it Sustainable?. Seattle Journal of Environmental Law,4(1), 6.

Williams, R., Erbe, C., Ashe, E., & Clark, C. W. (2015). Quiet (er) marine protected areas. Marine pollution bulletin.

Wolfe, A. M., Allen, S. E., Hodal, M., Pawlowicz, R., Hunt, B. P., & Tommasi, D. (2015). Impact of advection loss due to wind and estuarine circulation on the timing of the spring phytoplankton bloom in a fjord. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, fsv151.

Wu, H., Bolte, J. P., Hulse, D., & Johnson, B. R. (2015). A scenario-based approach to integrating flow-ecology research with watershed development planning. Landscape and Urban Planning144, 74-89.

Zier, J.C. and Gaydos, J.K. (2015). Harbor Porpoise in the Salish Sea A Species Profile for the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound. Encyclopedia of Puget Sound. 32 pgs.

August 2015

Baltzell, M., Carey, J., Hughes, K., Kloempken, K., & Peterson, L. (2014). 2013-14 Winter Mark-Selective Recreational Chinook Fisheries In Marine Areas 6, 7, 8-1, 8-2, 9, 10, 11 and 12 Post-season Report DRAFT.


Belleveau, L. J., Takekawa, J. Y., Woo, I., Turner, K. L., Barham, J. B., Takekawa, J. E., ... & Chin-Leo, G. (2015). Vegetation Community Response to Tidal Marsh Restoration of a Large River Estuary. Northwest Science89(2), 136-147.

Brown, C. (2015). Scale and subnational resource management: Transnational initiatives in the Salish Sea Region. Review of Policy Research32(1), 60-78.


Davis, W., & Murphy, A. G. (2015). Plastic in surface waters of the Inside Passage and beaches of the Salish Sea in Washington State. Marine pollution bulletin97(1), 169-177.

Evans, B. (2015). The Fight for Wilderness Preservation in the Pacific Northwest. In Protecting the Wild (pp. 53-62). Island Press/Center for Resource Economics.

Gomberg, J. S., Atwater, B. F., Beeler, N. M., Bodin, P., Davis, E., Frankel, A., ... & Whitmore, P. M. (2015). Earthquake forewarning in the Cascadia region(No. 2015-1151). US Geological Survey.

Harms, N. E., & Shearer, J. F. (2015). Apparent Herbivory and Indigenous Pathogens of Invasive Flowering Rush (Butomus umbellatus L.) in the Pacific Northwest (No. ERDC/TN-APCRP-BC-35). ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS VICKSBURG MS ENGINEER RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CENTER.

Hobson, K.A., Blight, L.K., Arcese, P. (2015). Human-Induced Long-Term Shifts in Gull Diet from Marine to Terrestrial Sources in North America’s Coastal Pacific: More Evidence from More Isotopes (δ2H, δ34S). Enviornmental Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.5b02053.

Houghton, J., Baird, R. W., Emmons, C. K., & Hanson, M. B. (2015). Changes in the Occurrence and Behavior of Mammal-Eating Killer Whales in Southern British Columbia and Washington State, 1987-2010. Northwest Science89(2), 154-169.

Hutchinson, I. Geoarchaeological Perspectives on the “Millennial Series” of Earthquakes in the Southern Puget Lowland, Washington, USA. Radiocarbon,57(5).

Iwamoto, E. M., Elz, A. E., Ford, M. J., Palsson, W. A., & Gustafson, R. G. (2015). Microsatellite DNA analysis of Pacific hake Merluccius productus population structure in the Salish Sea. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, fsv146.

Kargl, S. (2015). Acoustic Response of Underwater Munitions near a Sediment Interface: Measurement Model Comparisons and Classification Schemes. WASHINGTON UNIV SEATTLE APPLIED PHYSICS LAB.

Leingang, J., DeMeo, T., Markus, A., & Bormann, B. T. (2015). Tracking progress: the monitoring process used in collaborative forest landscape restoration projects in the Pacific Northwest.

Liedtke, T. L., Weiland, L. K., & Mesa, M. G. (2015). Vulnerability of Larval Lamprey to Columbia River Hydropower System Operations—Effects of Dewatering on Larval Lamprey Movements and Survival (No. 2015-1157). US Geological Survey.

Miller, A., Elliott, J. E., Elliott, K. H., Guigueno, M. F., Wilson, L. K., Lee, S., & Idrissi, A. (2015). Brominated flame retardant trends in aquatic birds from the Salish Sea region of the west coast of North America, including a mini-review of recent trends in marine and estuarine birds. Science of the Total Environment,502, 60-69.

Miller, C., King, G., Liu, Y., Harrison, R., Turnblom, E., & Zabowski, D. (2015). Assessing Douglas-Fir Seedling Establishment Using Two Modified Forestry Reclamation Approaches in the Pacific Northwest. Forests6(8), 2836-2852.

Payne, S. H., Monroe, M. E., Overall, C. C., Kiebel, G. R., Degan, M., Gibbons, B. C., ... & Smith, R. D. (2015). The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory library of bacterial and archaeal proteomic biodiversity. Scientific Data2.

Rechisky, E. L., Welch, D. W., Porter, A. D., Clark, T. D., Gale, M. K., Furey, N. B., & Hinch, S. G. 37. TELEMETRY-BASED ESTIMATES OF EARLY MARINE SURVIVAL AND RESIDENCE TIME OF JUVENILE SOCKEYE SALMON IN THE STRAIT OF GEORGIA AND QUEEN CHARLOTTE STRAIT, 2014. State of the Physical, Biological and Selected Fishery Resources of Pacific Canadian Marine Ecosystems in, 173.

Rogers, B. M., Bachelet, D., Drapek, R. J., Law, B. E., Neilson, R. P., & Wells, J. R. (2015). Drivers of Future Ecosystem Change in the US Pacific Northwest: The Role of Climate, Fire, and Nitrogen. Global Vegetation Dynamics: Concepts and Applications in the MC1 Model214, 91.

Scott, T., Scott, R., Biedenweg, K. (2015). Testing Human Wellbeing Indicators and Life Satisfaction: A Pilot Study using Google Insights. Encyclopedia of Puget Sound.

Siple, M. C., & Francis, T. B. (2015). Population diversity in Pacific herring of the Puget Sound, USA. Oecologia, 1-15.

Smith, B. K., & Smith, J. A. (2015). The Flashiest Watersheds in the Contiguous United States. Journal of Hydrometeorology.

Strawn, M. L., Lunsford, E. T., Larsen, L. E., Moran, M. M., & Allbritton, V. (2015). Identification and Quantification of Paralytic Shellfish Toxins in Puget Sound Marine Organisms. J Environ Anal Chem2(148), 2380-2391.

Western, R. F. (2014). Quality Assurance Project Plan for Status and Trends Monitoring of Small Streams in the Puget Lowlands Ecoregion for Monitoring Conducted using Pooled.

Yang, Z., & Wang, T. (2015). Responses of estuarine circulation and salinity to the loss of intertidal Flats–A modeling study. Continental Shelf Research.

July 2015

Adams, R. P. Allopatric hybridization and introgression between Juniperus maritima RP Adams and J. scopulorum Sarg. II. Additional Evidence from nuclear and cpDNA genes in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho and Utah.

Adamus, P. (2014). Effects of Forest Roads and Tree Removal In or Near Wetlands of the Pacific Northwest: A Literature Synthesis.

Barron, J. M., Twibell, R. G., Hill, H. A., Hanson, K. C., & Gannam, A. L. (2015). Development of diets for the intensive culture of Pacific lamprey. Aquaculture Research.

Barnas, K. A., Katz, S. L., Hamm, D. E., Diaz, M. C., & Jordan, C. E. (2015). Is habitat restoration targeting relevant ecological needs for endangered species? Using Pacific Salmon as a case study. Ecosphere6(7), art110.

Bennett, S. N. (2014). Addressing the Legacy Effect of Low Large Woody Debris Volumes in Wadeable Streams: HDLWD, a Low Impact, Inexpensive Approach.

Cereghino, P. R. (2015). Recommendations for Accelerating Estuary Restoration in Puget Sound. Prepared for the Puget Sound Partnership and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife by NOAA Fisheries Restoration Center, Seattle, WA. 20 pp.

Champalle, C., Ford, J. D., & Sherman, M. Prioritizing Climate Change Adaptations in Canadian Arctic Communities. Sustainability 2015, 7, 9268-9292.

Chandler, P.C., King, S.A., and Perry, R.I. (Eds.). 2015. State of the physical, biological and selected fishery resources of Pacific Canadian marine ecosystems in 2014. Can. Tech. Rep. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 3131: vi + 211 p.

Ciesielski, M. (2015). Effects of Hypoxia and Sulfide Intrusion on Eelgrass (Zostera marina).

Davis, W., & Murphy, A. G. (2015). Plastic in surface waters of the Inside Passage and beaches of the Salish Sea in Washington State. Marine pollution bulletin.

Dittbrenner, C., District, S. C., Cereghino, P., Center, N. R., & Hagan, E. (2015). The Working Buffer Opportunity.

Frankel, A., Chen, R., Petersen, M., Moschetti, M., & Sherrod, B. (2015). 2014 Update of the Pacific Northwest Portion of the US National Seismic Hazard Maps. Earthquake Spectra.

Greene, H. G. (2015). Habitat characterization of a tidal energy site using an ROV: Overcoming difficulties in a harsh environment. Continental Shelf Research106, 85-96.

Harris, F. (2015). The Effectiveness of Culvert Removal on Improving Water Quality Parameters in Carpenter Creek Estuary.

Hoffmann, A. (2014). Estimates of Gene Flow for Puget Sound Hatchery Steelhead Programs.

Hood, W. G. (2015). Predicting the number, orientation and spacing of dike breaches for tidal marsh restoration. Ecological Engineering83, 319-327.

Huggins, J. L., Raverty, S. A., Norman, S. A., Calambokidis, J., Gaydos, J. K., Duffield, D. A., ... & Barre, L. (2015). Increased harbor porpoise mortality in the Pacific Northwest, USA: understanding when higher levels may be normal.Diseases of aquatic organisms115(2), 93-102.

Moore, S. K., Johnstone, J. A., Banas, N. S., & Salathé, E. P. (2015). Present-day and future climate pathways affecting Alexandrium blooms in Puget Sound, WA, USA. Harmful Algae48, 1-11.

Preece, E. P., Moore, B. C., & Hardy, F. J. (2015). Transfer of microcystin from freshwater lakes to Puget Sound, WA and toxin accumulation in marine mussels (Mytilus trossulus). Ecotoxicology and environmental safety122, 98-105.

Reum, J. C., McDonald, P. S., Ferriss, B. E., Farrell, D. M., Harvey, C. J., & Levin, P. S. (2015). Qualitative network models in support of ecosystem approaches to bivalve aquaculture. ICES Journal of Marine Science: Journal du Conseil, fsv119.

Rice, C., Chamberlin, J., Hall, J., Zackey, T., Schilling, J., Kubo, J., ... & Guntenspergen, G. (2014). MONITORING ECOSYSTEM RESPONSE TO RESTORATION AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN THE SNOHOMISH RIVER ESTUARY.

Spitzer, S. (2015). A genetic analysis of sex-specific prey consumption in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) and the implications for commercially important fish species in the Pacific Northwest.

June 2015


May 2015

Bartz, K. K., Ford, M. J., Beechie, T. J., Fresh, K. L., Pess, G. R., Kennedy, R. E., ... & Sheer, M. (2015). Trends in developed land cover adjacent to habitat for threatened salmon in Puget Sound, Washington, USA. PloS one, 10(4).

Cochrane, G. R., Dethier, M. N., Hodson, T. O., Kull, K. K., Golden, N., Ritchie, A. C., ... & Pacunski, R. E. (2015). Southern Salish Sea Habitat Map Series: Admiralty Inlet (No. 2015-1073). US Geological Survey.

Guzman, J.M. et al. (2015). Reproductive Dysfunction in Cultured Sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria). Bull. Fish. Res. Agen. No, 40(119), 111.

Lowry, D., Stick, K., Lindquist, A., & Cheng, Y. W. (2015). Evaluation of Creel Survey Methods to Estimate Recreational Harvest of Surf Smelt in Puget Sound, Washington. North American Journal of Fisheries Management35(3), 403-417.

Nelson, B. (2015, August). Harbour Seal Consumption of Juvenile Salmon in the Strait of Georgia. In 145th Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society. Afs.

Phillips, J., Scott, C., & O’Neil, S. (2015). Assessing the Vulnerability of Wastewater Facilities to Sea-Level Rise King County Wastewater Treatment Division. Michigan Journal of Sustainability. 3.

Poe, M. R. , Levin, P. S., Tolmieri, N., & Norman, K. (2015). Subsistence fishing in a 21st century capitalist society: From commodity to gift. Ecological Economincs. 116 (2015) 241–250.

Soontiens, N. K., Allen, S. E., Latornell, D., Le Souef, K., & Machuca, I. (2014). Spatial Variation in Storm Surge in the Strait of Georgia. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts (Vol. 1, p. 1210).

Sun, N., Yearsley, J. R., Nijssen, B., & Lettenmaier, D. P. (2014, December). Simulating the Response of Urban Water Quality to Climate and Land Use Change in Partially Urbanized Basins. In AGU Fall Meeting Abstracts. (Vol. 1, p. 0622).

Tejada, C. (2014). An analysis of the effect of eelgrass beds on the water chemistry of Port Gambel, Puget Sound. Evergreen. Master's thesis. The Evergreen State College.

Van Alstyne, K., Gifford, S. A., Dohman, J., & Savedo, M. (2015). Effects of environmental changes, tissue types, and reproduction on the emissions of dimethyl sulfide from seaweeds that form green tides. Environmental Chemistry.

Yocum, K. & Spencer, B. (2015). Greenroof performance study: Puget Sound region.

Zimmerman, M. S. Irvine, James R., O’Neill, M., Anderson, J. H., Greene, C. M., Weinheimera, J., Trudelbe, M. & Rawson, K. (2015). Spatial and Temporal Patterns in Smolt Survival of Wild and Hatchery Coho Salmon in the Salish Sea. Marine and Coastal Fisheries: Dynamics, Management, and Ecosystem Science. Volume 7, Issue 1. DOI:10.1080/19425120.2015.1012246.

April 2015

Clukas, B., Rabotyagov, S. and Marzluff, J.M. (2015). How much is that birdie in my backyard? A cross-continental economic valuation of native urban songbirds. Urban Ecosystems. ISSN 1083-8155, Volume 18 Number 1. DOI: 10.1007/S11252-014-0392-x.

Essington, T. et al. (2015). Fishing amplifies forage fish population collapses. PNAS. Early Edition.

Gao, Y., Petersen, J., Conrad, R., & Dettman, D. L. (2015). Isotopic Differences between the Left and Right Side Otoliths of Flatfish Indicating Growth rather than Environment. Fish Aquac J6(114), 2.

Hershberger, P. K., Gregg, J. L., Hart, L. M., Moffitt, S., Brenner, R., Stick, K., ... & Meyers, T. R. (2015). The parasite Ichthyophonus sp. in Pacific herring from the coastal NE Pacific. Journal of fish diseases.

Kawai, H., Hanyuda, T., Mumford, T., & Waaland, J. R. (2015). An introduced population of Chorda asiatica (Chordaceae, Laminariales) in Puget Sound, Pacific coast of North America. Phycological Research, 63(2), 154-158.

Leschine, T. M. (2015). Evaluating the Effectiveness of Proposed Nonpoint Source Pollution Control initiatives. Researchgate. University of Washington. 

Neeson, Thomas et al. (2015). Enhancing ecosystem restoration efficiency through spatial and temporal coordination. PNAS. 112 (19) 6236-6241.

Salathé, E., & Snover, A. (2014). Time of Emergence of Climate Change Signals in the Puget Sound Basin. METHODS, 2, 1.

Tamor, M. A., & Milačić, M. (2015). Electric vehicles in multi-vehicle households. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies56, 52-60.

March 2015


February 2015


January 2015


December 2014


November 2014

Anderson, R. (2014). A role for decision science in Puget Sound recovery. Encyclopedia of Puget Sound. Puget Sound Institute, University of Washington, Tacoma, Washington.


Shelton A. O., Francis T. B., Williams G. D., Feist B., Stick K., & Levin P. S. (2014). Habitat limitation and spatial variation in Pacific herring egg survival. Marine Ecology Progress Series, 514, 31-245.

Toft, J.D., J.R. Cordell, and E.A. Armbrust. 2014. Shoreline armoring impacts and beach restoration effectiveness vary with elevation. Northwest Science. 88:367-375.

Venton, D. (2014). First clues found in mysterious sea star die-off. Nature News. 17 November 2014. doi:10.1038/nature.2014.16359

October 2014


Francis, T., Wolkovich, E.M., Scheuerell, M.D., Katz, S.L., Holmes, E. E.,  & Hampton, S.E. (2014). Shifting Regimes and Changing Interactions in the Lake Washington, U.S.A., Plankton Community from 1962–1994. PLOS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110363.

Goertler, P. A. (2014). Juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) life history diversity and growth variability in a large freshwater tidal estuary (Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington).

Heal, K. R., Carlson, L. T., Devol, A. H., Armbrust, E., Moffett, J. W., Stahl, D. A., & Ingalls, A. E. (2014). Determination of four forms of vitamin B12 and other B vitamins in seawater by liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 28(22), 2398-2404.

King County. (2014). Evaluation of Stream Benthic Macroinvertebrate Sampling Protocols: Comparison of 3 ft2 and 8 ft2 (funded by the US Environmental Protection Agency through grant number PC‐J28401‐0 ). King County, Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Seattle, Washington.

Lisi, P. J. (2014). Watershed Controls on Stream Thermal Regimes: Effects on Salmon Spawn Timing and Species Interactions (Doctoral dissertation).

Littke, K. M., Harrison, R. B., Zabowski, D., & Briggs, D. G. (2014). Assessing nitrogen fertilizer response of coastal Douglas-fir in the Pacific Northwest using a paired-tree experimental design. Forest Ecology and Management, 330, 137-143.

McGarvey, N. (2014) Stormwater management trade-offs for Portland, Seattle and Vancouver, BC (Master's thesis). University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia.

O'neill, S., Ylitalo, G. M., West, J.(2014). Energy content of Pacific salmon as prey of northern and southern resident killer whales. Endangered Species Research. Vol. 25: 265–281. doi: 10.3354/esr00631.

Raymond, C. L., Peterson, D. L., Rochefort, R. M. (2014). Climate change vulnerability and adaptation in the North Cascades region, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 279 p.


Smith, C. T., Baumsteiger, J., Ardren, W. R., Dettlaff, Y., Hawkins, D., & Van Doornik, D. M. (2014). Eliminating variation in age-at-spawning leads to genetic divergence within a single coho salmon population. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management In-Press.


Tobin, E. D. (2014). Quantification of Life-stage Transition Behaviors in Harmful Algae and their Implications for Pelagic and Benthic Distributions. Dissertation.

Vilchis, L. I., Johnson, C. K., Everson, J. R., Pearson, S. F., Barry, K. L., Davidson, P., Raphael, M. G. &  Gaydos, J. K.. (2014). Assessing Ecological Correlates of Marine Bird Declines to Inform Marine Conservation. Conservation Biology. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12378.


September 2014

Barrie, J. V., Hetherington, R., & Macleod, R. (2014). Pacific margin, Canada shelf physiography: a complex history of glaciation, tectonism, oceanography and sea-level change. Geological Society, London, Memoirs, 41(1), 305-313.

Beacham, T. D., Beamish, R. J., Candy, J. R., Wallace, C., Tucker, S., Moss, J. H., & Trudel, M. (2014). Stock-specific migration pathways of juvenile sockeye salmon in British Columbia waters and in the Gulf of Alaska. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 143(6), 1386-1403.

Bishop, E., & Scholar, N. H. (2014). A boat-based survey protocol for Bull Kelp in Puget Sound. Northwest Straights Commision, Bellingham, Washington.

Bowechop, C., Connor, A., Knutson, S., Parker, H. A., & Lindgren, L. L. (2014, May). Makah IndianTribe-US Coast Guard Memorandum of Agreement A Model for Meaningful Tribal-Federal Engagement. In International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings (Vol. 2014, No. 1, p. 300663). American Petroleum Institute.


Giles, D. A. (2014). Southern Resident Killer Whales (Orcinus orca): The evolution of adaptive management practices for vessel-based killer whale watching in the Salish Sea, A novel non-invasive method to study southern resident killer whales (Orcinus orca) and vessel compliance with regulations, and The effect of vessels on group cohesion and behavior of southern resident killer whales (Orcinus orca) (Doctoral dissertation, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS).

Good, T. P., Pearson, S. F., Hodum, P., Boyd, D., Anulacion, B. F., & Ylitalo, G. M. (2014). Persistent organic pollutants in forage fish prey of rhinoceros auklets breeding in Puget Sound and the northern California Current. Marine Pollution Bulletin.

Hinman, C. Bioretention soil mix review and recommendations for Western Washington. Technical memorandum. Puget Sound Partnership.

Hull, D., Center, N. R. N., Lee, T., Joyce, J., & Council, W. E. (2014). Intertidal Forage Fish Spawning Surveys in the Nisqually Reach Aquatic Reserve Final Monitoring Report.

Hutchings, R. M. (2014). " The miner's canary"-what the maritime heritage crisis says about archaeology, cultural resource management, and global ecological breakdown. (Doctoral dissertation, University of British Columbia).

Knutson, S., Dougans, C., Reiter, G., Rodden, D., & Kidd, E. (2014, May). CANADA-UNITED STATES (SALISH SEA) SPILL RESPONSE ORGANIZATIONS: A COMPARISON. In International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings (Vol. 2014, No. 1, pp. 299-313). American Petroleum Institute.

Lanksbury, J. A., Niewolny, L. A., Carey, A. J., & West, J. E. (2014). Toxic Contaminants in Puget Sound’s Nearshore Biota: A Large-Scale Synoptic Survey Using Transplanted Mussels (Mytilus trossulus). Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.


Meigs, G. W. (2014). Mapping disturbance interactions from earth and space: insect effects on tree mortality, fuels, and wildfires across forests of the Pacific Northwest.

Miller, A., Elliott, J. E., Elliott, K. H., Guigueno, M. F., Wilson, L. K., Lee, S., & Idrissi, A. (2015). Brominated flame retardant trends in aquatic birds from the Salish Sea region of the west coast of North America, including a mini-review of recent trends in marine and estuarine birds. Science of The Total Environment, 502, 60-69.

Rich, S. L., Shaffer, J. A., Fix, M. J., & Dawson, J. O. (2014). Restoration Considerations of Large Woody Debris in the Elwha River Nearshore, Olympic Peninsula, Washington. Ecological Restoration, 32(3), 306-313.

Runnells, E. S. (2014). Decadal Changes in Seabird Foraging Activity, Forage Fish, and Plankton in Cattle Pass, San Juan Islands, Washington (Doctoral dissertation, University of Washington).

Sloat, M. R. & Reeves, G. H. (2014). Demographic and phenotypic responses of juvenile steelhead trout to spatial predictability of food resources. Ecology 95:2423–2433.

Stick, K. C., Lindquist, A., & Lowry, D. (2014). 2012 Washington State Herring Stock Status Report.

Uher‐Koch, B. D., Esler, D., Dickson, R. D., Hupp, J. W., Evenson, J. R., Anderson, E. M., ... & Schmutz, J. A. (2014). Survival of surf scoters and white‐winged scoters during remigial molt. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 78(7), 1189-1196.

West, J. E., O'Neill, S. M., Ylitalo, G. M., Incardona, J. P., Doty, D. C., & Dutch, M. E. (2014). An evaluation of background levels and sources of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in naturally spawned embryos of Pacific herring (< i> Clupea pallasii</i>) from Puget Sound, Washington, USA. Science of The Total Environment, 499, 114-124.

August 2014


July 2014

Bilton, D. H. (2014). Northern, Central, Diversified, Specialized: The Archaeology of Fishing Adaptations in the Gulf of Georgia (Salish Sea), British Columbia (Doctoral dissertation, University of Toronto).

Brown, K. L. (2013). Synechococcus Distribution and Abundance in the San Juan Archipelago, Salish Sea (Doctoral dissertation, Western Washington University).


June 2014


Kagley, Anna N. et al. 2014. Effects of Chemical Contaminants on Growth, Age-Structure, and Reproduction of Mytilus edulis Complex from Puget Sound, Washington. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. Volume 93, Issue 1, pp 7-12. DOI: 10.1007/s00128-014-1287-5. 

Mckinnell et al. 2014. Oceanic and atmospheric extremes motivate a new hypothesis for variable marine survival of Fraser River sockeye salmon. Fisheries Oceanography. Volume 23, Issue 4, pages 322–341. DOI: 10.1111/fog.12063.

Rice, Casimir A et al. 2014. Forage Fish, Jellyfish, Plankton, and Microbes Across Puget Sound—Has It Always Been This Way? Abstract for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society scheduled for presentation Wednesday, August 20, 2014: 11:10 AM303B (Centre des congrès de Québec // Québec City Convention Centre).

Siple, Margaret and Francis, Tessa. 2014. Biocomplexity in Pacific Herring (Clupea pallasii) of the Salish Sea. Abstract for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society scheduled for presentation Wednesday, August 20, 2014: 11:30 AM, 303B (Centre des congrès de Québec // Québec City Convention Centre).

Sorochan, Kevin A. and Quijón1. Pedro A. 2014. Horizontal distributions of Dungeness crab (Cancer magister) and red rock crab (Cancer productus) larvae in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. ICES Journal of Marine Science. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsu065.

Thompson, J. N., & Beauchamp, D. A. 2014. Size-Selective Mortality of Steelhead during Freshwater and Marine Life Stages Related to Freshwater Growth in the Skagit River, Washington. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 143(4), 910-925.

Wade, Joy. 2014. Trends in the Abundance of the Ocean Stage of River and Pacific Lampreys. Abstract for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society scheduled for Tuesday, August 19, 2014: 11:10 AM, 306A (Centre des congrès de Québec // Québec City Convention Centre).

Ward, Dave et al. 2014. The Sound Behavior Index: A Management Tool for Behavioral Aspects of Ecosystem Restoration. Coastal Management, Volume 42, Issue 4, pages 391-408. DOI:10.1080/08920753.2014.923135.

Welch, W. B., Frans, L. M., & Olsen, T. D.  2014. Hydrogeologic Framework, Groundwater Movement, and Water Budget of the Kitsap Peninsula, West-Central Washington. USGS.

Wellman, K. et al. 2014. In Memoriam: Mark Plummer. Coastal Management, Volume 42, Issue 4, page 297. DOI:10.1080/08920753.2014.932138.

Wellman, K. et al. 2014. Social Sciences in Puget Sound Recovery. Coastal Management, Volume 42, Issue 4, pages 298-307. DOI:10.1080/08920753.2014.923129.

Wessells, A. T. 2014. Carbon Routines: Examining GHG inventories and Climate Action Plans (CAPs) as actors in municipal governance.

May 2014

Note: View abstracts for more than 450 oral presentations at the April 30-May 2 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in Seattle.


Law, Robin. 2014. An overview of time trends in organic contaminant concentrations in marine mammals: Going up or down? Marine Pollution Bulletin. Volume 82, Issues 1–2. Pages 7–10.

Potter, Sara Louise. 2013 (published online 2014). Antimicrobial resistance in Orcinus Orca Scat: Using Marine Sentinels as Indicators of Pharmaceutical Pollution in the Salish Sea. Thesis (Master's)--Evergreen State College.

Rehra, Amanda P. et al. 2014. Impacts of Terrestrial and Shoreline Stressors on Eelgrass in Puget Sound: An Expert Elicitation. Coastal Management. Volume 42, Issue 3. Pages 246-262. DOI:10.1080/08920753.2014.904195.

Rohde et al. 2014. Factors Affecting Partial Migration in Puget Sound Coho Salmon. North American Journal of Fisheries Management. Volume 34, Issue 3. DOI:10.1080/02755947.2014.892548.

Schmidt, Michael. 2014. The Salish Sea Marine Survival Project and Steelhead Research Planning. NOAA Fisheries. Presentation. 


Shryock, Benjamin H. 2014. Urbanization alters the influence of weather and primary productivity on avian populations in the Seattle metropolitan area. Thesis (Master's)--University of Washington. URI:

Wilson, Kenedy et al. 2014. Fine-Scale Variability in Harbor Seal Foraging Behavior. PLoS One.  9(4): e92838. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0092838.

Winans, Gary A. et al. 2014. Twenty-five novel microsatellite markers for English sole. Conservation Genetics Resources. Pages 417-419.

April 2014

Note: View abstracts for more than 450 oral presentations at the April 30-May 2 Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference in Seattle.

Goetz, Fred A et al. 2014. Comparative migratory behavior and survival of wild and hatchery steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) smolts in riverine, estuarine, and marine habitats of Puget Sound, Washington. Enviornmental Biology of Fishes. DOI: 10.1007/s10641-014-0266-3.

Greengrove, Cheryl et al. 2014. Alexandrium bloom ecology in Puget Sound: cyst distribution, growth and viability. PS-AHAB. Poster. 

Hipfner, Mark J. and Galbraith, Moira. 2014. Diet of the Pacific Sand Lance (Ammodytes hexapterus) in the Salish Sea, British Columbia, in the 1960s. The Canadian Field-Naturalist. Vol 128, No 1. Published online.

Jeffries, A. 2014. Land-Based Observations of Harbor Porpoise in Burrows Pass, 2011 to 2013, Pacific Biodiversity Institute, Winthrop, Washington. 23 p.

Kang, Sinkyu et al. 2014. Effects of spatial and temporal climatic variability on terrestrial carbon and water fluxes in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Environmental Modelling & Software. Volume 51, January 2014, Pages 228–239.

Sheibley, Richard W., and Paulson, Anthony.J, 2014, Quantifying benthic nitrogen fluxes in Puget Sound, Washington—A review of available data: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014-5033, 44 p.,

Wadewitz, Lissa K. 2014. The Nature of Borders: Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea. The American Historical Review. Volume 119, Issue 2, pgs. 507-508.

Warner, Sally and MacCready, Parker. 2014. The dynamics of pressure and form drag on a sloping headland: Internal waves versus eddies. J. Geophys. Res. Oceans, 119, 1554–1571, doi:10.1002/2013JC009757.


March 2014

Araujo, H.A., et al. 2014. Advantages and challenges of genetic stock identification in fish stocks with low genetic resoluton. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143(2): 479-488. doi: 10.1080/00028487.2013.855258.

Barela, K.L. 2014. Mapping the Western Pond Turtle (Actinemys marmorata) and Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta) in Western North America. Northwestern Naturalist 95(1): 1-12. doi: 10.1898/NWN12-24.1.

Byron, C.J. and B.J. Burke. 2014. Salmon ocean migration models suggest a variety of population-specific strategies. Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries, online view. doi: 10.1007/s11160-014-9343-0.

Chamberlin, J.W. and T.P. Quinn. 2014. Effects of natal origin on localized distributions of Chinook salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, in the marine waters of Puget Sound, Washington. Fisheries Research 153: 113-122. doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2014.01.008.

Connolly, Thomas P. and Hickey, Barbara M. 2014. Regional impact of submarine canyons during seasonal upwelling. Journal of Geophysical Research. DOI: 10.1002/2013JC009452.

DeGasperi, Curtis. 2014. Quartermaster Harbor Nitrogetn Management Study. King County Water and Land Resources Division, Department of Natural Resources and Parks.

Doctor, K. et al. 2014. Growth-Mediated Life History Traits of Steelhead Reveal Phenotypic Divergence and Plastic Response to Temperature. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, Volume 143, Issue 2. 

Eldera, J. Tait et al. 2014. On the Role of Coastal Landscape Evolution in Detecting Fish Weirs: A Pacific Northwest Coast Example From Washington State. The Journal of Island and Coastal Archaeology. Volume 9, Issue 1. doi:10.1080/15564894.2014.881933

Ford, John K. B. and Ellis, Graeme M. 2014. You Are What You Eat: Foraging Specializations and Their Influence on the Social Organization and Behavior of Killer Whales. Primates and Cetaceans, Primatology Monographs 2014, pp 75-98.

Friedland, K.D., et al. 2014. Postsmolt growth and thermal regime define the marine survival of steelhead from the Keogh River, British Columbia. Marine and Coastal Fisheries 6(1): 1-11. doi: 10.1080/19425120.2013.860065.

Groesbeck, A.S. Rowell, K., Lepofsky, D., Salomon, A. K.. (2014) Ancient Clam Gardens Increased Shellfish Production: Adaptive Strategies from the Past Can Inform Food Security Today. PLOS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091235

Jones, K.D. and T.N. Kaye. 2014. Factors influencing germination of a functionally important grassland plant, Iris tenax. PLoS ONE 9(2): e90084. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0090084

Lowe, A.T., et al. 2014. Sedentary urchins influence benthic community composition below the macroalgal zone. Marine Ecology, early view. doi: 10.1111/maec.12124.

McGarvey, D.J. 2014. Moving beyond species-discharge relationships to a flow-mediated, macroecological theory of fish species richness. Freshwater Science 33(1): 18-31. doi: 10.1086/674967.

McKechniea et al. 2014. Archaeological data provide alternative hypotheses on Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii) distribution, abundance, and variability. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) March 4, 2014, vol. 111 no. 9. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1316072111.

Paquin, A., et al. 2014. First records of the Night Smelt, Spirinchus starksi, in the Salish Sea, Washington. Northwestern Naturalist 95(1): 40-43. doi: 10.1898/NWN13-05.1.

Pearson, S.F. and N.J. Hamel. 2013. Marine and terrestrial bird indicators for Puget Sound. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Puget Sound Partnership, Olympia, WA, 55 pp. (Updated).

Pikitch, E.K. 2014. The global contribution of forage fish to marine fisheries and ecosystems. Fish and Fisheries, 43–64. DOI: 10.1111/faf.12004.

Saunders, G.W. and K.R. Millar. 2014. A DNA barcode survey of the red algal genus Mazzaella in British Columbia reveals overlooked diversity and new distributional records: descriptions of M. dewreedei sp. nov. and M. macrocarpa sp. nov. Botany 92(3): 223-231. doi: 10.1139/cjb-2013-0283.

Steinman, B.A., et al. 2014. Ocean-atmosphere forcing of centennial hydroclimate variability in the Pacific Northwest. Geophysical Research Letters, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/2014GL059499

February 2014

Alstyne, K., et al. 2014. Effects of dopamine, a chemical released by the green-tide macroalgae Ulvaria obscura (Chlorophyta), on marine algae and invertebrate larvae and juveniles. Phycologia 53(2): 195-202. doi:

Beaudreau, Anne H. and Phillip S. Levin 2014. Advancing the use of local ecological knowledge for assessing data-poor species in coastal ecosystems. Ecological Applications 24:244–256.

Collos, Y. and P.J. Harrison. 2014. Acclimation and toxicity of high ammonium concentrations to unicellular algae. Marine Pollution Bulletin, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2014.01.006.

Cook, K.V., et al. 2014. A comparison of implantation methods for large PIT tags or injectable acoustic transmitters in juvenile Chinook salmon. Fisheries Research, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2013.11.006.

Cooke, S.J., et al. 2014. Angling for endangered fish: conservation problem or conservation action? Fish and Fisheries, early view. doi: 10.1111/faf.12076.Essington, T.E. and S.B. Munch. 2014. Trade-offs between supportive and provisioning ecosystem services of forage species in marine food webs. Ecological Applications, in press. doi: 10.1890/13-1403.1.

Dietrich, J.P., et al. 2014. The impact of temperature stress and pesticide exposure on mortality and disease susceptibility of endangered Pacific salmon. Chemosphere, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2014.01.079.

Doctor, K., et al. 2014. Growth-mediated life history traits of steelhead reveal phenotypic divergence and plastic response to temperature. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143(2): 317-333. doi: 10.1080/00028487.2013.849617.

Drever, M.C., et al. 2014. Monitoring populations of Western Sandpipers and Pacific Dunlins during northward migration on the Fraser River Delta, British Columbia, 1991-2013. Journal of Field Ornithology 85(1): 10-22. doi: 10.1111/jofo.12045.

Frazier, M.R., et al. 2014. Intertidal habitat utilization patterns of birds in a Northeast Pacific estuary. Wetlands Ecology and Management, online view. doi: 10.1007/s11273-014-9346-6.

Groner ML, Burge CA, Couch CS, Kim CJS et al. 2014. Host demography influences the prevalence and severity of eelgrass wasting disease. Dis Aquat Org 108:165-175

Jacquot, J.E., et al. 2014. Assessment of the potential for copper limitation of ammonia oxidation by Archaea in a dynamic estuary. Marine Chemistry, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.marchem.2014.02.002.

Jones, K.K., et al. 2014. Effectiveness of instream wood treatments to restore stream complexity and winter rearing habitat for juvenile Coho salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 143(2): 334-345. doi: 10.1080/00028487.2013.852623.

Kaldy, J.E.. 2014. Effect of temperature and nutrient manipulations on eelgrass Zostera marina L. from the Pacific Northwest, USA. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 453: 108-115. doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2013.12.020.

Kjellerup, B.V. et al. 2014. Effects of activated carbon on reductive dechlorination of PCBs by organohalide respiring bacteria indigenous to sediments. Water Research.

McKechnie, I., et al. 2014. Archaeological data provide alternative hypotheses on Pacific herring (Clupea pallasii) distribution, abundance, and variability. PNAS, early edition. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1316072111.

Melnychuk, M.C., et al. 2014. Marine survival difference between wild and hatchery-reared steelhead trout determined during early downstream migration. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, online view. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2013-0165.

Purcell, M.K., et al. 2014. Genetic variation in bacterial kidney disease (BKD) susceptibility in Lake Michigan Chinook Salmon and its progenitor population from Lake Washington. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 26(1): 9-18. doi: 10.1080/08997659.2013.860061.

Ren, Y., et al. 2014. Effects of selected mixed-algal diets on growth and survival of early postset juveniles of the Pacific geoduck clam, Panopea generosa (Gould, 1850). Aquaculture Nutrition, early view. doi: 10.1111/anu.12145.

Reum, J.C.P., et al. 2014. Seasonal carbonate chemistry covariation with temperature, oxygen, and salinity in a fjord estuary: implications for the design of ocean acidification experiments. PLoS ONE 9(2): e89619. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089619.

Safford, T.G. et al.. 2014. Environmental Awareness and Public Support for Protecting and Restoring Puget Sound. Environmental Management. doi: 10.1007/s00267-014-0236-8.

Valle-Levinson, A., et al. 2014. Variations of tidally driven three-layer residual circulation in fjords. Ocean Dynamics. doi: 10.1007/s10236-014-0694-9.

Warner, S.J. and P. MacCready. 2014. The dynamics of pressure and form drag on a sloping headland: internal waves versus eddies. Journal of Geophysical Research, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/2013JC009757.

Zeug, S.C., et al. 2014. Response of juvenile Chinook salmon to managed flow: lessons learned from a population at the southern extent of their range in North America. Fisheries Management and Ecology 21(2): 155-168. doi: 10.1111/fme.12063.

January 2014

Alford, M.H. and P. MacCready. 2014. Flow and mixing in Juan de Fuca canyon, Washington. Geophysical Research Letters, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/2013GL058967.

Allen, R.M. 2014. Oviposition site influences dispersal potential in a marine bubble snail. Marine Biology Research 10(5): 515-522. doi: 10.1080/17451000.2013.831177.

Anderson, J.A., et al. 2014. Planning Pacific salmon and steelhead reintroductions aimed at long-term viability and recovery. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 34(1): 72-93. doi: 10.1080/02755947.2013.847875.

Chu, J.F. and H.M. Reiswig. 2014. Mechanisms of propagule release in the carnivorous sponge Asbestopluma occidentalis. Invertebrate Biology, early view. doi: 10.1111/ivb.12045.

Desforges, J-P. W., et al. 2014. Widespread distribution of microplastics in subsurface seawater in the NE Pacific Ocean. Marine Pollution Bulletin, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.12.035.

Dick, S., et al. 2014. Replicate divergence between and within sounds in a marine fish: the copper rockfish (Sebastes caurinus). Molecular Ecology 23(3): 575-590. doi: 10.1111/mec.12630.

Foreman, M.G.G., et al. 2014. A model simulation of future oceanic conditions along the British Columbia continental shelf. Part II: results and analyses. Atmosphere-Ocean, online view. doi: 10.1080/07055900.2013.873014.

Griffing D, et al. 2014. Observations on Abundance of Bluntnose Sixgill Sharks, Hexanchus griseus, in an Urban Waterway in Puget Sound, 2003-2005. PLoS ONE 9(1): e87081. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0087081

Hayward, J.L., et al. 2014. Egg cannibalism in a gull colony increases with sea surface temperature. The Condor 116(1): 62-73. doi: 10.1650/CONDOR-13-016-R1.1.

Johannessen, S.C., et al. 2014. Oxygen in the deep Strait of Georgia, 1951-2009: The roles of mixing, deep-water renewal, and remineralization of organic carbon. Limnology and Oceanography 59(1): 211-222. doi: 10.4319/lo.2014.59.1.0211.

Konrad, C.P. 2014. Approaches for evaluating the effects of bivalve filter feeding on nutrient dynamics in Puget Sound, Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2013-5237, 22pp. doi: 10.3133/sir20135237.

Marshall, C.D., et al. 2014. Feeding Kinematics, Suction, and Hydraulic Jetting Performance of Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina). PLoS ONE 9(1): e86710. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0086710

Morrison, J., et al. 2014. A model simulation of future oceanic conditions along the British Columbia continental shelf. Part I: forcing fields and and initial conditions. Atmosphere-Ocean, online view. doi: 10.1080/07055900.2013.868340.

Rehr, A.P., et al. 2014. A test of the use of computer generated visualizations in support of ecosystem-based management. Marine Policy 46: 14-18. doi: 10.1016/j.marpol.2013.12.012.

Wilson, S.M., et al. 2014. Coastal marine and in-river migration behavior of adult sockeye salmon en route to spawning grounds. Mar Ecol Prog Ser 496: 71-84. doi: 10.3354/meps10673.

Yang, Z., et al. 2014. Hydrodynamic Modeling Analysis to Support Nearshore Restoration Projects in a Changing Climate. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 2:18-32. doi: 10.3390/jmse2010018.

December 2013

Busch, D.S., et al. 2013. Estimating Effects of Tidal Power Projects and Climate Change on Threatened and Endangered Marine Species and Their Food Web. Conservation Biology 27(6): 1190-1200. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12164.

Decker, A.S. and J.R. Irvine. 2013. Pre-COSEWIC Assessment of Interior Fraser Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2013/121. x+57p.

Gawel, J.E., et al. 2013. Arsenic and lead distribution and mobility in lake sediments in the south-central Puget Sound watershed: The long-term impact of a metal smelter in Ruston, Washington, USA. Science of the Total Environment, 472: 530-537. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.11.004.

Hines, E.E. and W.G. Landis. 2013. Regional risk assessment of the Puyallup River Watershed and the evaluation of low impact development in meeting management goals. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/ieam.1509.

Hudjetz, S., et al. 2013. An attempt to assess the relevance of flood events—biomarker response of rainbow trout exposed to resuspended natural sediments in an annular flume. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. doi: 10.1007/s11356-013-2414-2.

Kochmann, J., and T.P. Crowe. 2013. Effects of native macroalgae and predators on survival, condition and growth of non-indigenous Pacific oysters (Crassostrea gigas). Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 451: 122-129. doi: 10.1016/j.jembe.2013.11.007.

Kurath, G., et al. 2013. Ammocoetes of Pacific Lamprey are not susceptible to common fish rhabdoviruses of the U.S. Pacific Northwest. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 25(4): 274-280. doi: 10.1080/08997659.2013.839967.

Mäkeläinen, P.H., et al. 2013. Fluctuating Asymmetry in the Saddle Patch Shape of the Pacific Ocean Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) Populations. Annales Zoologici Fennici 50(6):347-355. doi: 10.5735/086.050.0607.

McClure, M.M., et al. 2013. Incorporating Climate Science in Applications of the U.S. Endangered Species Act for Aquatic Species. Conservation Biology 27(6): 1222-1233. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12166.

Meador, J.P. 2013. Do chemically contaminated river estuaries in Puget Sound (Washington, USA) affect the survival rate of hatchery-reared Chinook salmon? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, online view. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2013-0130.

Okamura, H., et al. 2013. Evaluation of the sensitivity of biological reference points to the spatio-temporal distribution of fishing effort when seasonal migrations are sex-specific. Fisheries Research, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.fishres.2013.10.022.

Pearson, S.F. and N.J. Hamel. Marine and terrestrial bird indicators for Puget Sound. Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and Puget Sound Partnership, Olympia, WA, 55pp.

Port, J.A., et al. 2013. Metagenomic frameworks for monitoring antibiotic resistance in aquatic environments. Environmental Health Perspectives. doi: 0.1289/ehp.1307009.

Rinehimer, J.P., and J.T. Thomson. 2013. Observations and modeling of heat fluxes on tidal flats. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/2013JC009225.

Seney, E.E., et al. 2013. Climate Change, Marine Environments, and the U.S. Endangered Species Act. Conservation Biology 27(6): 1138-1146. doi: 10.1111/cobi.12167.

Snover, A.K., et al. 2013. Choosing and Using Climate-Change Scenarios for Ecological-Impact Assessments and Conservation Decisions. Conservation Biology 27(6): 1147-1157. doi:  10.1111/cobi.12163.

Winans, G.A., et al. 2013. Twenty-five novel microsatellite markers for English sole, Parophrys vetulus. Conservation Genetics Resources, online view. doi: 10.1007/s12686-013-0107-2.

November 2013

Anderson, L.E., et al. 2013. Costs of delaying conservation: regulations and the recreational values of rockfish and co-occurring species. Land Economics 89(2): 371-385.

Bergman, C.M., et al. 2013. The Black Oystercatcher as a sentinel species in the recovery of the Northern Abalone: Contemporary diet of Black oystercatchers on Haida Gwaii includes an endangered prey species. The Condor 115(4): 800-807.

Cummins, P.F. and D. Masson. Climatic Variability and Trends in the Surface Waters of Coastal British Columbia. Progress in Oceanography, in press.

De La Cruz, S.E.W., et al. 2013. Resource selection and space use by sea ducks during the non-breeding season: Implications for habitat conservation planning in urbanized estuaries. Biological Conservation 169: 68-78. doi: 10.1016/j.biocon.2013.10.021.

Dinglasan-Panlilio, M.J., et al. 2013. Perflourinated compounds in the surface waters of Puget Sound, Washington and Clayoquot and Barkley Sounds, British Columbia. Marine Pollution Bulletin, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.10.046.

Dunham, J.B., et al. 2013. Comparison of electrofishing techniques to detect larval lampreys in wadeable streams in the Pacific Northwest. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33(6): 1149-1155. doi: 10.1080/02755947.2013.826758.

Elahi, R. and KP Sebens. 2013. Experimental Removal and Recovery of Subtidal Grazers Highlights the Importance of Functional Redundancy and Temporal Context. PLoS ONE 8(11): e78969. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0078969

Falke, J.A., et al. 2013. Spatial ecological processes and local factors predict the distribution and abundance of spawning by steelhead (Oncorhynchus mykiss) across a complex riverscape. PLoS ONE 8(11): e79232. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0079232.

Gladstone, W. and G. Courtenay. 2013. Impacts of docks on seagrass and effects of management practices to ameliorate these impacts. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2013.10.023.

Houghton, J., et al. 2013. The relationship between vessel traffic and and noise levels received by killer whales. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 134(5): 4044. doi: 10.1121/1.4830758.

Huggins, J.L., et al. 2013. Causes and patterns of Harbor Seal (Phoca vitulina) pup mortality at Smith Island, Washington, 2004-2010. Northwestern Naturalist  94(3): 198-208. doi: 10.1898/12-14.1.

Leach, J.A. and R.D. Moore. 2013. Winter stream temperature in the rain-on-snow zone of the Pacific northwest: influences of hillslope runoff and transient snow cover. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions, 10: 12951-13003. doi: 10.5194/hessd-10-12951-2013.

Lee, J.S.F., et al. 2013. Ontogenetic changes in dispersal and habitat use in hatchery-reared lingcod. Reviews in Fisheries Science 21(3-4): 267-275. doi: 10.1080/10641262.2013.799391.

Lotterhos, K.E., et al. 2013. Evaluation of rockfish conservation area networks in the United States and Canada relative to the dispersal distance for black rockfish (Sebastes melanops). Evolutionary Applications, early view. doi: 10.1111/eva.12115.

Palm, E.C., et al. 2013. Variation in physiology and energy management of wintering white-winged scoters in relation to local habitat conditions. The Condor 115(4): 750-761.

Poe, M.R., et al. 2013. Cultural dimensions of socioecological systems: key connections and guiding principles for conservation in coastal environments. Conservation Letters, early view. doi: 10.1111/conl.12068.

Ptolemy, R.A. 2013. Predictive models for differentiating habitat use of coastal Cutthroat Trout and Steelhead at the reach and landscape scale. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 33(6): 1210-1220. doi: 10.1080/02755947.2013.829140.

Riche, O., et al. 2013. Why timing matters in a coastal sea: Trends, variability and tipping points in the Strait of Georgia, Canada. Journal of Marine Systems, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.jmarsys.2013.11.003.

Riche, O. and R. Pawlowicz. 2013. Variability in a Fjord-like Coastal Estuary I: Quantifying the Circulation Using a Formal Multi-tracer Inverse Approach. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.ecss.2013.11.018.

Small, M., et al. 2013. Genetic assessment of a summer chum salmon metapopulation in recovery. Evolutionary Applications, early view. doi: 10.1111/eva.12118.

Straus, K.M., et al. 2013. Effects of geoduck aquaculture on the environment: a synthesis of current knowledge. Produced for the 2013 Washington State Legislature. Washington Sea Grant Technical Report WSG-TR 13-02, 46pp.

Sutton, J.N., et al. 2013. A nitrogen budget for the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, with emphasis on particulate nitrogen and dissolved inorganic nitrogen. Biogeosciences 10: 7179-7194. doi: 10.5194/bg-10-7179-2013.

Wendling, C. and K.M. Wegner. 2013. Relative contribution of reproductive investment, thermal stress and vibrio infection to summer mortality phenomena in Pacific oysters. Aquaculture, 412-413. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2013.07.009.

October 2013

Anderson, C. 2013. The relationship between ocean-climate indices and diet of Rhinoceros Auklets (Cerorhinca monocerata). Summer Research. Paper 207.

Barrie, J.V. and K.W. Conway. 2013. Seabed characterization for the development of marine renewable energy on the Pacific margin of Canada. Continental Shelf Research, in press.

Collier, B.W. 2013. Orchestrating our Oceans: Effectively Implementing Coastal and Marine Spatial Planning in the U.S. Sea Grant Law and Policy Journal 6(1): 77-115.

Deppe, R.W., et al. 2013. Hypoxic Intrusions to Puget Sound from the Ocean. University of Washington Water Symposium, Seattle, WA.

Fanslow, C. 2013. A study of genetic variability in larval and adult populations of Dungeness crab (Cancer magister). Master's Theses. Paper 4336.

Harding, L.B., et al. 2013. High-throughput sequencing and pathway analysis reveal alteration of the pituitary transcriptome by 17α-ethynylestradiol (EE2) in female coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch. Aquatic Toxicology, 142-143. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.07.020.

Hoem Neher, T.D., et al. 2013. Use of glacier river-fed channels by juvenile Coho salmon: transitional or rearing habitats? Environmental Biology of Fishes. doi: 10.1007/s10641-013-0183-x.

Jarrin, J.R. Marin and J.A. Miller. 2013. Sandy beach surf zones: An alternative nursery habitat for 0-age chinook salmon. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, in press.

Kawase, M. and B. Bang. 2013. Seasonal variability of salinity and circulation in a silled estuarine fjord: a numerical model study. Continental Shelf Research, in press.

Lambourn, D.M., et al. 2013. Brucella pinnipedialis infections in Pacific harbor seals (Phoca vitulina richardsi) from Washington State, USA. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 49(4): 802-815. doi: 10.7589/2012-05-137.

Rhode, J.A. 2013. Partial migration and Diel Movement Patterns in Puget Sound Coho Salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 142(6): 1615-1628. doi: 10.1080/00028487.2013.822421.

Shafer, D.J., et al. 2013. Science and management of the introduced seagrass Zostera japonica in North America. Environmental Management. doi: 10.1007/s00267-013-0172-z.

Shisido, C.M. 2013. Thesis: Carbon draw-down potential by the native eelgrass Zostera marina in Puget Sound and implications for ocean acidification management. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Silver, J.J. 2013. Neoliberalizing coastal space and subjects: On shellfish aquaculture projections, interventions and outcomes in British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Rural Studies 32: 430-438. doi: 10.1016/j.jrurstud.2013.10.003.

Williams, R., Clark, C. W., Ponirakis, D. and Ashe, E. (2013), Acoustic quality of critical habitats for three threatened whale populations. Animal Conservation. doi: 10.1111/acv.12076

September 2013

Burd, B., et al. 2013. The effects of wastewater effluent and river discharge on benthic heterotrophic production, organic biomass and respiration in marine coastal sediments. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 74(1): 351-363. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2013.06.029.

Carlson, T.; Jepsen, R.; Copping, A. (2013). Potential Effects of the Interaction between Marine Mammals and Tidal Turbines – An Engineering and Biomechanical Analysis. Paper presented at the European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference, Aalborg, Denmark.

Goetz, F.A., et al. 2013. Diversity of movements by individual anadromous coastal cutthroat trout Oncorhynchus clarkii clarkii. Journal of Fish Biology, online view. doi: 10.1111/jfb.12209.

Hamann, E.J., et al. 2013. Spatial variability in spawning habitat selection by Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in a wilderness river. River Research and Applications, early view. doi: 10.1002/rra.2704.

Hershberger, P., et al. 2013. Infectious Diseases of Fishes in the Salish Sea. Fisheries 38(9): 402-409. doi: 10.1080/03632415.2013.826202.

Hull, M.S., et al. 2013. Uptake and retention of metallic nanoparticles in the Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis). Aquatic Toxicology, 140-141. doi:

Lawrence, D.J., et al. 2013. The interactive effects of climate change, riparian management, and a non-native predator on stream-rearing salmon. Ecological Applications, in press. doi: 10.1890/13-0753.1.

Levin, P.S., et al. 2013. Guidance for implementation of integrated ecosystem assessments: a U.S. perspective. ICES Journal of Marine Science, online view. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fst112.

Moore, M., et al. 2013. A Floating Bridge Disrupts Seaward Migration and Increases Mortality of Steelhead Smolts in Hood Canal, Washington State. PLoS ONE 8(9): e73427. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073427.

Moser, M.L., et al. 2013. English Sole spawning migration and evidence for feeding site fidelity in Puget Sound, U.S.A., with implications for contaminant exposure. Northwest Science 87(4): 317-325. doi: 10.3955/046.087.0403.

Schultz, I.R., et al. 2013. Domoic acid toxicokinetics in Dungeness crabs: New insights into mechanisms that regulate bioaccumulation. Aquatic Toxicology, 140-141. doi:

Vaughn, D., et al. 2013. Sex-specific temperature dependence of foraging and growth of intertidal snails. Marine Biology, online view. doi: 10.1007/s00227-013-2316-3.

Veldhoen, N., et al. 2013. Minimally invasive transcriptome profiling in salmon: Detection of biological response in rainbow trout caudal fin following exposure to environmental chemical contaminants. Aquatic Toxicology, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.aquatox.2013.08.016.

Wang, L., et al. 2013. Brief exposure to copper induces apoptosis and alters mediators of olfactory signal transduction in coho salmon. Chemosphere, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.08.044.

August 2013

Toft, J.D., et al. 2013. Ecological response and physical stability of habitat enhancements along an urban armored shoreline. Ecological Engineering. online view.doi: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2013.04.022.

Beaudreau, A.H. and P.S. Levin. 2013. Advancing the use of local ecological knowledge for assessing data-poor species in coastal ecosystems. Ecological Applications, online view. doi: 10.1890/13-0817.1.

Bradley, R.W., et al. 2013. Flow and sediment suspension events over low-angle dunes: Fraser Estuary, Canada. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/jgrf.20118.

Deng, Z.D., et al. 2013. Design and implementation of a marine animal alert system to support marine renewable energy. Marine Technology Society Journal 47(4): 113-129. doi: 10.4031/MTSJ.47.4.2.

Elahi, R., et al. 2013. Limited change in the diversity and structure of subtidal communities over four decades. Marine Biology, online view. doi: 10.1007/s00227-013-2308-3.

El-Sabaawi, R., et al. 2013. Zooplankton stable isotopes as integrators of bottom-up variability in coastal margins: a case study from the Strait of Georgia and adjacent coastal regions. Progress in Oceanography, 115: 76-89. doi:

Froehlich, H.E., et al. 2013. Movement patterns and distributional shifts of Dungeness Crab (Metacarcinus magister) and English Sole (Parophrys vetulus) during seasonal hypoxia. Estuaries and Coasts, online view. doi: 10.1007/s12237-013-9676-2.

Frouin, H., et al. 2013. Partitioning and bioaccumulation of PCBs and PBDEs in marine plankton from the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, Canada. Progress in Oceanography, 115: 65-75. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2013.05.023.

Furniss, M.J., et al. Assessing the vulnerability of watersheds to climate change: results of national forest watershed vulnerability pilot assessments. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-884. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 32 p. plus appendix.

Gregr, E.J., et al. 2013. A spatial framework for representing nearshore ecosystems. Progress in Oceanography, 115: 189-201. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2013.05.028.

Hipfner, J.M. and M. Galbraith. 2013. Spatial and temporal variation in the diet of the Pacific sand lance Ammodytes hexapterus in waters off the coast of British Columbia, Canada. Journal of Fish Biology, early view. doi: 10.1111/jfb.12181.

Hobson, K.A., et al. 2013. Agricultural lands subsidize winter diet of the dunlin at two major estuaries. The Condor 115(3): 515-524.

Irvine, J.R., et al. 2013. Effect of Smolt Release Timing and Size on the Survival of Hatchery-Origin Coho Salmon in the Strait of Georgia. Progress in Oceanography, 115: 111-118. doi:

Li, L., et al. 2013. Zooplankton communities in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, track large-scale climate forcing over the Pacific Ocean. Progress in Oceanography, 115: 90-102. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2013.05.025.

Mackas, D., et al. 2013. Zooplankton time series from the Strait of Georgia: Results from year-round sampling at deep water locations, 1990-2010. Progress in Oceanography, 115: 129-159. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2013.05.019.

Quinn, T.P, et al. 2013. Juvenile Chinook Salmon, Oncorhynchus tshawytscha, use of the Elwha River estuary prior to dam removal. Environmental Biology of Fishes, online view. doi: 10.1007/s10641-013-0173-z.

Robinson, C.L.K., et al. 2013. Identifying subtidal burying habitat of Pacific sand lance (Ammodytes hexapterus) in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. Progress in Oceanography, 115:119-128. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2013.05.029.

Ross, P.S., et al. 2013. Declining concentrations of persistent PCBs, PBDEs, PCDEs, and PCNs in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) from the Salish Sea. Progress in Oceanography, 115: 160-170. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2013.05.027.

Schweigert, J.F., et al. 2013. Factors linking Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi) productivity and the spring plankton bloom in the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia, Canada. Progress in Oceanography, 115: 103-110. doi:

Siegle, M., et al. 2013. Subtle Population Genetic Structure in Yelloweye Rockfish (Sebastes ruberrimus) is Consistent with a Major Oceanographic Division in British Columbia, Canada. PLoS ONE 8(8): e71083. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071083.

Zwolinski, J.P. and D.A. Demer. 2013. Measurements of natural mortality for Pacific sardine (Sardinops sagax). ICES Journal of Marine Science, online view. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fst110.

July 2013

Anderson, P.D. and N.J. Poage. 2013. The Density Management and Riparian Buffer Study: A large-scale silviculture experiment informing riparian management in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Forest Ecology and Management, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.06.055.

Antonelis, K.L. 2013. Derelict Gillnets in the Salish Sea: Causes of Gillnet Loss, Extent of Accumulation and Development of a Predictive Transboundary Model. Thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Aubry, K.B., et al. 2013. Meta-analyses of habitat selection by fishers at resting sites in the Pacific coastal region. The Journal of Wildlife Management, 77(5): 965-974. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.563.

Ford, M.J. 2013. Status review update of Southern Resident killer whales. Northwest Fisheries Science Center.

Gabrian-Voorhees, K., et al. 2013. Restoration of the Native Oyster in Fidalgo Bay, Year Ten Report. Skagit County Marine Resources Committee.

Grand, L. 2013. Identification of Habitat Controls on Amphibian Populations: The Northern Red-Legged Frog in the Pacific Northwest. Thesis, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Hearn, C.K., et al. 2013. Surficial permeability of the axial valley seafloor; endeavour segment, Juan de Fuca Ridge. Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/ggge.20209.

Himes, A.J., et al. 2013. Predicting Risk of Long-Term Nitrogen Depletion under Whole-Tree Harvesting in the Coastal Pacific Northwest. For. Sci. 60(1). doi: 0.5849/forsci.13-009.

Hoelting, K., et. al. 2012. Factors affecting support for Puget Sound Marine Protected Areas. Fisheries Research, 144. doi:

Hurst, T.P., et al. 2013. Effects of ocean acidification on hatch size and larval growth of walleye pollock (Theragra chalcogramma). ICES Journal of Marine Science 70(4): 812-822. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fst053.

Janousek, C.N. and C.L. Folger. 2013. Inter-specific variation in salinity effects on germination in Pacific Northwest tidal plants. Aquatic Botany, in press. doi: 10.1016/j.aquabot.2013.06.009.

Lacki, M.J., et al. 2013. Temperatures beneath bark of dead trees used as roosts by Myotis volans in forests of the Pacific Northwest, USA. Acta Chiropterologica 15(1): 143-151. doi: 10.3161/150811013X667948.

Long, E.R., et al. 2013. Quantification of pharmaceuticals, personal care products, and perfluoroalkyl substances in the marine sediments of Puget Sound, Washington, USA. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 32(8): 1701-1710. doi: 10.1002/etc.2281.

MacDonald, J and N. Harris, editors. 2013. Proceedings, 8th Annual Elwha Nearshore Consortium, Coastal Watershed Institute, Port Angeles, Washington.

Marmorino, G.O., et al. 2013. Surface Imprints of Water Column Turbulence: A Case Study of Tidal Flow over an Estuarine Sill. Remote Sensing 5: 3239-3258. doi: 10.3390/rs5073239.

Martin, R.A., et al. 2013. Distribution of foraminifera in Puget Sound, Western Washington, U.S.A. Journal of Foraminiferal Research, 43(3): 291-304. doi: 10.2113/​gsjfr.43.3.291.

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, 29(4): 984-997. doi:

Rodway, M.S. 2013. Pair-Bond Defense Relates to Mate Quality in Harlequin Ducks (Histrionicus histrionicus). Waterbirds 36(2): 189-198. doi: 10.1675/063.036.0208.

Root, H.T., et al. 2013. A simple tool for estimating throughfall nitrogen deposition in forests of western North America using lichens. Forest Ecology and Management 306: 1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.foreco.2013.06.028.

Stiles, J. and R. Stofield. 2013. Fish and shellfish consumption: Traditions, regulations, and a cleaner environment in the US Pacific Northwest. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management 9(3): 539-540. doi: 10.1002/ieam.1436.

Toochin, R. and L. Haviland. 2013. Status and Occurrence of the Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri) in British Columbia.

Woodson, L.E., et al. 2013. Size, growth, and origin-dependent mortality of juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) during early ocean residence. Marine Ecology Progress Series 487: 163-175. doi: 10.3354/meps10353.

Yang, Z. and T. Wang. 2013. Tidal residual eddies and their effect on water exchange in Puget Sound. Ocean Dynamics, online view. doi: 10.1007/s10236-013-0635-z.

June 2013

Allen, S.E. and M.A. Wolfe. 2013. Hindcast of the Timing of the Spring Phytoplankton Bloom in the Strait of Georgia, 1968-2010. Progress in Oceanography, online view. doi: 10.1016/j.pocean.2013.05.026.

Demes, K.W., et al. 2013. Shifts in morphological and mechanical traits compensate for performance costs of reproduction in a wave-swept seaweed. Journal of Ecology, early view. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12099.

Frid, A., et al. 2013. Size-structured abundance relationships between upper and mid-trophic level predators on temperate rocky reefs. Ethology Ecology & Evolution, online view. doi: 10.1080/03949370.2013.798350.

Price, M.H.H., et al. 2013. Prey Selectivity of Fraser River Sockeye Salmon during Early Marine Migration in British Columbia. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 142(4). doi: 10.1080/00028487.2013.799517.

Quinn, T., et al. 2013. Juvenile Coho Salmon in the Elwha River Estuary Prior to Dam Removal: Seasonal Occupancy, Size Distribution, and Comparison to Nearby Salt Creek. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 142(4). doi: 10.1080/00028487.2013.793614.

Ross, P.S., et al. 2013. The trouble with salmon: Relating pollutant exposure to toxic effect in species with transformational life histories and lengthy migrations. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, online view. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2012-0540.

Ruesink, J.L., et al. 2013. Environmental correlates of growth and stable isotopes in intertidal species along an estuarine fjord. Estuaries and Coasts, online view. doi: 10.1007/s12237-013-9645-9.

Wade, A.A., et al. 2013. Steelhead vulnerability to climate change in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Applied Ecology, accepted article. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12137.

Webster, K.L., et al. 2012. Delivery, reworking, and export of fine-grained sediment across the sandy Skagit River tidal flats. Continental Shelf Research, 60: S58-S70. doi:

Wilson, S., et al. 2013. Citizen Science Reveals an Extensive Shift in the Winter Distribution of Migratory Western Grebes. PLoS ONE, 8(6): e65408. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0065408

Witczuk, J., et al. 2013. Disproportionate predation on endemic marmots by invasive coyotes. Journal of Mammalogy, 94(3). doi:

Yoshiki, T.M., et al. 2013. Interannual and regional variations in abundance patterns and developmental timing in mesozooplankton of the western North Pacific Ocean based on Continuous Plankton Recorder during 2001-2009. J. Plankton Research, online view. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbt047.

May 2013

Araujo, H., et al. 2013. Building an ecosystem model using mismatched and fragmented data: a probabilistic network of early marine survival for coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch in the Strait of Georgia. Progress in Oceanography, accepted manuscript. doi:

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.

Butler, R.W. and R.C. Ydenberg. 2013. Recent switch by the Great Blue Heron Ardea herodias fannini in the Pacific northwest to associative nesting with Bald Eagles (Haliaeetus leucocephalus) to gain predator protection. Canadian Journal of Zoology 91(7): 489-495.

Cowles, J.D., et al. 2013. A method for predicting harbor seal (Phoca vitulina) haulout and monitoring long-term population trends without telemetry. Natural Resource Modeling, early view. doi: 10.1111/nrm.12015.

Curtis, J.M.R., et al. 2013. Indicators, impacts, and recovery of temperate deepwater marine ecosystems following fishing disturbance. DFO Can. Sci. Adv. Sec. Research Document 2012/125.

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:

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:

Hickey, B., et al. 2013. A springtime source of toxic Pseudo-nitzschia cells on razor clam beaches in the Pacific Northwest. Harmful Algae, 25: 1-14. doi:

Kristensen, S., et al. 2014. Capacity for Watershed Cumulative Effects Assessment and Management: Lessons from the Lower Fraser River Basin, Canada. Environmental Management, online view. doi: 10.1007/s00267-013-0075-z.

Kurle, C.M., et al. 2013. Invasion Status of Terrestrial Mammals on Uninhabited Islands within the San Juan Archipelago, Washington. Northwest Science 87(2):178-184.

Masson, D. and R. Ian Perry. 2013. The strait of georgia ecosystem research initiative: an overview. Progress in Oceanography, 115: 1-5. doi:

Nelson, T.C., et al. 2013. Status of White Sturgeon in the Lower Fraser River, British Columbia. Fisheries 8(5). doi: 10.1080/03632415.2013.777664.

Nichol, L.M., et al. 2013. Dietary overlap and niche partitioning of sympatric harbour porpoises and Dall's porpoises in the Salish Sea. Progress in Oceanography, accepted manuscript. doi:

Pearl, C., et al. 2013. Habitat and co-occurrence of native and invasive crayfish in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Aquatic Invasions, volume 8.

Pearson, S., et al. 2013. A model approach for estimating colony size, trends, and habitat associations of burrow-nesting seabirds. The Condor 115(2):356-365. doi: 10.1525/cond.2013.110207.

Perry, R.I. and D. Masson. 2013. An integrated analysis of the marine social-ecological system of the Strait of Georgia, Canada, over the past four decades, and development of a regime shift index. Progress in Oceanography, accepted manuscript. doi:

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:

Preikshot, D., et al. 2013. A Dynamic Model Describing Ecosystem-Level Changes in the Strait of Georgia from 1960 to 2010. Progress in Oceanography, accepted manuscript. doi:

Toft, J.E., et al. 2013. From mountains to sound: modeling the sensitivity of Dungeness crab and Pacific oyster to land-sea interactions in Hood Canal, WA. ICES Journal of Marine Science, online view. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fst072.

Trlica, A. and S. Brown. 2013. Greenhouse gas emissions and the interrelation of urban and forest sectors in reclaiming one hectare of land in the Pacific Northwest. Environmental Science and Technology, accepted manuscript. doi: 10.1021/es3033007.

Trubilowicz, J.W., et al. 2013. Prediction of streamflow regime using ecological classification zones. Hydrological Processes, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9874.

Venkataramana, S., et al. 2013. Explaining the hydroclimatic variability and change in the Salmon River basin. Climate Dynamics 40(7-8): 1921-1937.

Wang, S., et al. 2013. Are greenhouse gases changing ENSO precursors in the Western North Pacific? Journal of Climate, online view. doi:

April 2013

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:

McCorquodale, S.M., et al. 2013. Survival of Native and Autumn-Translocated Elk in a Recovering Western Washington Population. Wildlife Society Bulletin, early view. doi: 10.1002/wsb.268.

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:

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.

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:

Sinclair, E.H., et al. 2013. NOAA Technical Memorandum: Decadal Variation in the Diet of Western Stock Steller Sea Lions (Eumetopias jubatus). U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Sutton, J.N., et al. 2013. A nitrogen budget for the Strait of Georgia, British Columbia. Biogeosciences Discuss., 10, 7135–7169. doi: 10.5194/bgd-10-7135-2013.

March 2013

Anderson, L., et al. 2013. Costs of Delaying Conservation: Regulations and the Recreational Values of Exploited and Co-occurring Species. Land Economics 89(2): 371-385.

Booth, D.R., et al. 2013. Local and watershed-scale determinants of summertime urban stream temperatures. Hydrological Processes, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/hyp.9810.

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:

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:

Gelarden, C.J. and J.F. McLaughlin. 2013. Forecasting Avian Responses to Elwha River Restoration. Ecological Restoration 31(1): 31-45. doi: 10.3368/er.31.1.31.

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.

Lynn, K., et al. 2013. The impacts of climate change on tribal traditional foods. Climatic Change, online view. doi: 10.1007/s10584-013-0736-1.

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:

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.

February 2013

Anderson, J.H., et al. 2013. Reproductive success of captively bred and naturally spawned Chinook salmon colonizing newly accessible habitat. Evolutionary Applications 6(2): 165-179. doi: 10.1111/j.1752-4571.2012.00271.x.

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.

Dooley, F.D., et al. 2012. Tolerance and response of Zostera marina seedlings to hydrogen sulfide. Aquatic Botany, 105: 7-10. doi:

Kreitler, J., et al. 2013. Interacting Coastal Based Ecosystem Services: Recreation and Water Quality in Puget Sound, WA. PLoS ONE 8(2): e56670. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0056670

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.

Melin, S.R., et al. 2013. Reversible immobilization of free-ranging adult male California sea lions (Zalophus californianus). Marine Mammal Science, early view. doi: 10.1111/mms.12017.

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.

January 2013

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.

Burke, B.J., et al. 2013. Multivariate Models of Adult Pacific Salmon Returns. PLoS ONE 8(1): e54134. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0054134.

Chittaro, P., et al. 2013. Population interconnectivity and implications for recovery of a species of concern, the Pacific hake of the Georgia Basin. Marine Biology. doi: 10.1007/s00227-013-2168-x.

Cook, M. et al. 2013. Invasive bullfrog larvae lack developmental plasticity to changing hydroperiod. Journal of Wildlife Management, early view. doi: 10.1002/jwmg.509.

Crawford, W.R. and M.A. Peña. 2013. Declining Oxygen on the British Columbia Continental Shelf. Taylor & Francis Atmosphere-Ocean 50(1). doi: 10.1080/07055900.2012.753028.

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:

King, K., et al. 2013. Pesticides in urban streams and early life stages of Pacific coho salmon. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, accepted article. doi: 10.1002/etc.2117.

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:

Larson, E.R. and J.D. Olden. 2013. Crayfish occupancy and abundance in lakes of the Pacific Northwest, USA. Freshwater Science 32(1): 94-107.

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.

Luxa, K. and A. Acevedo-Gutiérrez. 2013. Food Habits of Harbor Seals (Phoca vitulina) in Two Estuaries in the Central Salish Sea. Aquatic Mammals 39(1). doi: 10.1578/AM.39.1.2013.

Rosenberg, D. and R. Swift. 2013. Post-Emergence Behavior of Hatchling Western Pond Turtles (Actinemys marmorata) in Western Oregon. The American Midland Naturalist 169(1): 111-121.

Trumbo, D., et al. 2013. Rangewide landscape genetics of an endemic Pacific northwestern salamander. Molecular Ecology, early view. doi: 10.1111/mec.12168.

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:

December 2012

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.

Gendaszek, Andrew, et al. 2012. Geomorphic response to flow regulation and channel and floodplain alteration in the gravel-bedded Cedar River, Washington, USA. Geomorphology, 179: 258-268. doi:

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.

Hurst, T.P., et. al. 2012. Resiliency of juvenile walleye pollock to projected levels of ocean acidification. Aquatic Biology 17: 247-259. doi: 10.3354/ab00483.

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.

Mayer, T.D. 2012. Controls of Summer Stream Temperature in the Pacific Northwest. Journal of Hydrology, 475: 323-335. doi:

Palm, E.C., et al. 2012. Geographic and Temporal Variation in Diet of Wintering White-winged Scoters. Waterbirds 35(4):577-589.

November 2012

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.

Lindborgh, V.A., et al. 2012. Plastic consumption and diet of Glaucous-winged Gulls (Larus glaucescens). Marine Pollution Bulletin, 64(11). doi:

Miller, S., et al. 2012. Recent Population Decline of the Marbled Murrelet in the Pacific Northwest. The Condor 114(4): 771-781. doi:

Moore, M, et. al. 2012. Variation in the Early Marine Survival and Behavior of Natural and Hatchery-Reared Hood Canal Steelhead. PLoS One 7(11): e49645. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0049645.

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:

Seabloom, E.W., et al. 2012. Invasive grasses, climate change, and exposure to storm-wave overtopping in coastal dune ecosystems. Global Change Biology, Accepted Manuscript. doi: 10.1111/gcb.12078.

Steel, E.A., et al. 2012. Beyond the mean: The role of variability in predicting ecological effects of stream temperature on salmon. Ecosphere 3(11):104. doi:

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.

October 2012

Ager, A.A., et al. 2012. Wildfire Exposure Analysis on the National Forests in the Pacific Northwest, USA. Risk Analysis, early view. doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2012.01911.x.

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:

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.

Peinado, M., et al. 2012. Bioclimate-Vegetation Interrelations Along the Pacific Rim of North America. American Journal of Plant Sciences 10(3): 1430-1450. doi: 10.4236/ajps.2012.310173.

Port, J.A., et al. 2012. Metagenomic Profiling of Microbial Composition and Antibiotic Resistance Determinants in Puget Sound. PLOS ONE 7(10): e48000. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0048000.

Timmins-Schiffman, E., et al. 2012. Elevated pCO2 causes developmental delay in early larval Pacific oysters, Crassostrea gigas. Marine Biology, early view. doi: 10.1007/s00227-012-2055-x.

Unfried, T.M., et al. 2012. Effects of Urbanization on Song Sparrow (Melospiza melodia) population connectivity. Conservation Genetics, online view. doi: 10.1007/s10592-012-0422-2.

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.

September 2012

Bakker, J.D., et al. 2012. Enhancing Garry Oak Seedling Performance in a Semiarid Environment. Northwest Science 86(4): 300-309. doi:

Darling, J.A., et al. 2012. Intracoastal shipping drives patterns of regional population expansion by an invasive marine invertebrate. Ecology and Evolution, early view. doi: 10.1002/ece3.362.

(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.

Hipfner, J.M. 2012. Effects of sea surface temperature on egg size and clutch size in the glaucous-winged gull. Waterbirds 35(3): 430-436.

Jenkins, K.J., et al. 2012. Recent Population Trends of Mountain Goats in the Olympic Mountains, Washington. Northwest Science 86(4): 264-275. doi:

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.

Lance, et al. 2012. Harbor seal diet in northern Puget Sound: implications for the recovery of depressed fish stocks. Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser. 474: 257-271. doi: 10.3354/meps09880.

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:

Polagye, B. and J. Thomson. Tidal energy resource characterization: methodology and field study in Admiralty Inlet, Puget Sound, US, Submitted to Proc. IMechE, Part A: J. Power and Energy.

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

(THESIS) Young, S. 2012. Urban Heat Island (UHI) Effect in the Puget Sound Region: Adaptation and Biomimetic Strategies to Mitigate the Effects of Climate Change. University of Washington, 124pp.

August 2012

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:

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:

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:

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:

Garrard, S. et al. 2012. Biological impacts of ocean acidification: a postgraduate perspective on research priorities. Marine Biology. doi: 10.1007/s00227-012-2033-3.

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.

Mitsova, Diana and Anne-Marie Esnard. 2012. Holding Back the Sea: An Overview of Shore Zone Planning and Management. Journal of Planning Literature. doi: 10.1177/0885412212456880.

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:

July 2012

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:

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.

Steinman, B.A., et al. 2012. 1,500 year quantitative reconstruction of winter precipitation in the Pacific Northwest. PNAS 109(29): 11619-11623. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1201083109.

June 2012

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.

Gao, Y. 2012. Otoliths speak out: why the Pacific halibut in Puget Sound are different. Environmental Biology of Fishes. doi: 10.1007/s10641-012-0057-7.

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

May 2012

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:

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.

Moriarty, Pamela E., et al. 2012. Vertical and horizontal movement patterns of scyphozoan jellyfish in a fjord-like estuary. Marine Ecology Progress Series 455: 1-12. doi: 10.3354/meps09783.

Shaffer, A., et al. 2012. Geomorphic Habitat Type, Drift Cell, Forage Fish and Juvenile Salmon: Are They Linked? Journal of Environmental Sciences and Engineering A1: 699-703.

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.

Tabor, R. et al. 2012. Seasonal Movements of Smallmouth Bass in the Lake Washington Ship Canal, Washington. Northwest Science 86(2): 133-143. doi:

April 2012

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.

March 2012

Greve, A.I. 2012. Linking urban form, land cover pattern, and hydrologic flow regime in the Puget Sound Lowland. Urban Ecosystems 15(2): 437-450. doi: 10.1007/s11252-012-0233-8.

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.

Nidzieko, N. J. and D. K. Ralston. 2012. Tidal asymmetry and velocity skew over tidal flats and shallow channels within a macrotidal river delta, J. Geophys. Res., 117.doi:10.1029/2011JC007384.

Pia, T.S., et al. 2012. Salinity-induced morphological changes in Pisaster ochraceus (Echinodermata: Asteroidea) larvae. J. Plankton Res. 34(7): 590-601. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbs032.

Xu, J., et al. 2012. Broadband Acoustic Environment at a Tidal Energy Site in Puget Sound. Marine Technology Society Journal 46(2): 65-73. doi:

February 2012

Harvey, C., et al. 2012. Food Web Structure and Trophic Control in Central Puget Sound. Estuaries and Coasts 35(3): 821-838. doi: 10.1007/s12237-012-9483-1.

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.

King County. 2012. Mileta Creek Nitrogen Source Tracking Study. Prepared by Curtis DeGasperi and Eric Ferguson, Water and Land Resources Division. Seattle, Washington.

(COMMISSIONED REPORT) Matthews, Steven B. 2012. Salmonid By-catch in Targeted Chum Salmon Fisheries in Puget Sound. Puget Sound Salmon Commission, Seattle, WA.

Ralston, David K., et al. 2012. Effects of estuarine and fluvial processes on sediment transport over deltaic tidal flats. Continental Shelf Research. doi:

January 2012

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.

Flores, L., et al. 2012. The Natural Value of Thurston County. Earth Economics, Seattle, WA.

(REPORT) Greene, C. et. al. 2012. Biological and Physical Effects of "Fish-Friendly" Tide Gates: Final Report for the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office.

Harrison-Cox, J., et al. 2012. Puget Sound: Washington State's Best Investment. Earth Economics, Seattle, WA.

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.

Morley, S.A., et al. 2012. Ecological Effects of Shoreline Armoring on Intertidal Habitats of a Puget Sound Estuary. Estuaries and Coasts 35(3): 774-784. doi: 10.1007/s12237-012-9481-3.

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.