Recent Publications

Vogt, R.J., S. Sharma, and P.R. Leavitt. 2017. Direct and interactive effects of climate, meteorology, river hydrology, and lake characteristics on water quality in productive lakes of the Canadian Prairies. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 74: In press.

Baron, J.S., A. Specht, E. Garnier, P. Bishop, C. A. Campbell, F.W. Davis, B. Fady, D. Field, L.J. Gross, S. M. Guru, B.S. Halpern, S.E. Hampton, P.R. Leavitt, T.R. Meagher, J.N. Parker, P. Price, C.H., Rawson, A. Rodrigo, L.A. Sheble, and M. Winter. 2017. Synthesis centers as critical research infrastructure. BioScience 67: In press.

Steinman, A.D., G.A. Lamberti, P.R. Leavitt, and D.G. Uzarski. 2017. Biomass and pigments of benthic algae. In F.R. Hauer and G.A. Lamberti (eds.), Methods in Stream Ecology. 3rd edition. Academic Press.

Bunting, L., P.R. Leavitt, G.L. Simpson, B. Wissel, K.R. Laird, B.F. Cumming, A. St. Amand, and D.R. Engstrom. 2016. Increased variability and sudden ecosystem state change in Lake Winnipeg, Canada, caused by 20th century agriculture. Limnol. Oceanogr. 61: 2090-2107. doi: 10.1002/lno.10355.

Murray, D.L., D. Morris, C. Lavoie, P.R. Leavitt, H. MacIsaac, M. Masson, M-A Villard. 2016. Bias in research grant evaluation has dire consequences for small universities. PLoS One 11(6): e0155876. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0155876.

Sayer, C.D., T.A. Davidson, R. Rawcliffe, P.G. Langdon, P.R. Leavitt, G. Cockerton, N.L. Rose and T. Croft. 2016. Consequences of fish kills for long-term trophic structure in shallow lakes: Implications for theory and restoration. Ecosystems 19: 1289-1309. doi: 10.1007/s10021-016-0005-z.

Vuillemin, A., D. Ariztegui, P.R. Leavitt, L. Bunting, and the PASADO Science Team. 2016. Recording of climate and diagenesis through sedimentary DNA and fossil pigments at Laguna Potrok Aike, Argentina. Biogeosciences 13: 2475-2492. doi: 10.5194/bg-13-2475-2016.

Stevenson, M.A., S. McGowan, N.J. Anderson, R.H. Foy, P.R. Leavitt, Y.R. McElearney, D.R. Engstrom and S. Pla-Rabés. 2016. Impacts of forest plantation management on primary production in upland lakes from north-west Ireland. Global Change Biol. 22: doi: 10.1111/gcb.13194.

Steinman, A.D., G.A. Lamberti, P.R. Leavitt, and D.G. Uzarski. 2016. Biomass and pigments of benthic algae. In F.R. Hauer and G.A. Lamberti (eds.), Methods in Stream Ecology. 3rd edition. Academic Press.

Glibert, P.M., F.P. Wilkerson, R.C. Dugdale, J.A. Raven, C. Dupont, P.R. Leavitt, A.E. Parker, J.M. Burkholder, and T.M. Kana. 2016. Pluses and minuses of ammonium and nitrate uptake and assimilation by phytoplankton and implications for productivity and community composition, with emphasis on nitrogen-enriched conditions. Limnol. Oceanogr. 61: 165-197. doi:10.1002/lno.10203.
Maheaux, H., P.R. Leavitt, and L.J. Jackson. 2016. Asynchronous onset of eutrophication among shallow prairie lakes of the northern Great Plains, Alberta, Canada. Global Change Biol. 22: 271–283. doi: 10.1111/gcb.13076.

Einarsson, Á., U. Hauptfleisch, P.R. Leavitt, and A.R. Ives. 2016. Identifying consumer-resource population cycles using paleoecological data. Ecology 97: doi.10.1890/15-0596.1.
Tse, T.J., L.E. Doig, P.R. Leavitt, Z.J. Quiñones-Rivera, G. Codling, B.T. Lucas, K. Liber, J.P. Giesy, H. Wheater, and P.D. Jones. 2015. Long-term spatial trends in sedimentary algal pigments in a narrow river-valley reservoir, Lake Diefenbaker, Canada. J. Great Lakes Res. 41(Suppl. 2): 56-66. doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2015.08.002.

Karmakar, M., P.R. Leavitt, and B.F. Cumming. 2015. Enhanced algal abundance in Northwest Ontario (Canada) lakes during the warmer early- to mid-Holocene period. Quat. Sci. Rev. 123: 168-179. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.06.025.

Samways, K.M., P.R. Leavitt, P. Magnan, M.A. Rodriguez, and P. Peres-Neto. 2015. Convergent polymorphism between stream and lake habitats: The case of brook charr. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci., 72: 1406-1414. doi: 10.1139/cjfas-2015-0116.

Quiñones-Rivera, Z.J., K. Finlay, R.J. Vogt, P.R. Leavitt, and B. Wissel. 2015. Hydrologic, metabolic and chemical regulation of water-column metabolism and atmospheric CO2 exchange in a large continental reservoir during spring and summer. J. Great Lakes Res., 41 (Suppl. 2): 144-154. doi:10.1016/j.jglr.2015.05.005.

Donald, D.B., B.R. Parker, J.-M. Davies, and P.R. Leavitt. 2015. Nutrient sequestration in the Lake Winnipeg watershed. J. Great Lakes Res. 41: 630-642. doi:10.1016/ j.jglr.2015.03.007.

Lawrence, J.R., E. Topp, M.J. Waiser, V. Tumber, J. Roy, G.D.W. Swerhome, P. Leavitt, A. Paule, and D.R. Korber. 2015. Resilience and recovery: The effect of triclosan exposure timing during development, on the structure and function of river biofilm communities. Aqaut. Toxicol. 161: 253-266. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2015.02.012

Taranu, Z.E., I. Gregory-Eaves, P.R. Leavitt, L. Bunting, T. Buchaca, J. Catalan, I. Domaizon, P. Guilizzoni, A. Lami, S. McGowan, H. Moorehouse, G. Morabito, F. Pick, M. A., Stevensen, P. L. Thompson, and R. D. Vinebrooke. 2015. Acceleration of cyanobacterial dominance in lakes in north temperate-subarctic lakes during the Anthropocene. Ecol. Lett. 18: 375-384. doi:10.1111/ele.12420.

Finlay, K., R.J. Vogt, M.J. Bogard, B. Wissel, B.M. Tutolo, G.L. Simpson, and P.R. Leavitt.  2015. Reduction in CO2 efflux from northern hardwater lakes with increasing atmospheric warming.  Nature  doi/10.1038/nature14172.

Brahney, J., A. Ballantyne, P. Kociolek, P.R. Leavitt, G.L. Farmer, and J.C. Neff.  2015. Ecological changes in alpine lake ecosystems associated with human activity and dust transport in western Wyoming.  Limnol. Oceanogr. In press.

Samways, K.M., Z. J. Quiñones-Rivera, P.R. Leavitt, and R.A. Cunjak.  2015. Spatio-temporal responses of algae, fungal and bacterial biofilm communities in Atlantic rivers receiving marine-derived nutrient inputs.  Freshwat. Sci.  In press.

Vogt, R.J., S. Sharma, and P.R. Leavitt.  2015. Multi-decadal regulation of algal abundance and water quality in a large continental reservoir by climatic, hydrologic and trophic processes.  J. Great Lakes Res. doi/10.1016/j.jglr.2014.11.007.