Coastal and Marine Ecology Lab

Department of Environmental Sciences

University of Virginia

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Coastal and Marine Ecology Lab

Department of Environmental Sciences

University of Virginia

Home        Karen McGlathery        Research        The Lab Group        Publications        Photos


Publications from the Coastal and Marine Ecology Lab

Fourqurean, J.W., C.M. Duarte, H. Kennedy, N. Marba, M. Holmer, M.A. Mateo, E.T. Apostolaki, G.A. Kendrick, D. Krause-Jensen, K.J. McGlathery, and O. Serrano. 2012. Seagrass ecosystems as a globally signifciant carbon stock. Nature Geoscience 5: 505–509.

Reynolds L.K., K.J. McGlathery, and M. Waycott. 2012. Genetic diversity enhances restoration success by augmenting ecosystem services. PLoS ONE 7(6): e38397. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0038397

Cole, L. W. and K. J. McGlathery. 2012. Dinitrogen fluxes from restored seagrass meadows. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 235-246.

Carr, J., P. D’Odorico, K. J. McGlathery, and P. L. Wiberg. 2012. Modeling the effects of climate change on seagrass, the stability and bistability of seagrass meadows. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 289-301.

McGlathery, K. J., L. Reynolds, L. W. Cole, R. J. Orth, and A. Schwarzchild. 2012. Recovery trends in an eelgrass system restored by seeding: State change and tipping points. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448:209-221.

Reynolds L., M. Waycott, K. J. McGlathery, R. J. Orth, and J. C. Zieman. 2012. Eelgrass Restoration by seed maintains genetic diversity: A Virginia coastal bay case study. Marine Ecology Progress Series.

Lawson, S. E., K. J. McGlathery, and P. L. Wiberg. 2012. Enhancement of sediment suspension and nutrient flux by benthic macrophytes at low biomass. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 223-233.

Orth, R. J., and K. J. McGlathery. 2012. Seagrass recovery induces state changes in a coastal bay system. Marine Ecology Progress Series 448: 173-176.

Carr, J. A., P. D’Odorico, K. J. McGlathery, and P. L. Wiberg. 2012. Stability and resilience of seagrass meadows to seasonal and interannual dynamics and environmental stress. Journal of Geophysical Research VOL. 117, G01007, doi:10.1029/2011JG001744

Fagherazzi, S., D. M. Fitzgerald, R. W. Fulweiler, P. L. Wiberg, K. J. McGlathery, J. T. Morris, T. J. Tolhurst, L. A. Deegan, and D. S. Johnson. 2012. Ecogeomorphology of Salt Marshes, Treatise on Geomorphology, Volume 12 Ecogeomorphology. Editors: Butler D., Hupp C., Executive Editor: Shroder J. Elsevier

Thomsen, M. T. Wernberg, A. Engelen, F. Tuya, M. Vanderklift, M. Holmer, K. McGlathery, F. Arenas, J. Kotta, and B. Silliman. 2012. Impacts of seaweeds on seagrasses: generalities and knowledge gaps. PLoS ONE 7(1): e28595. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0028595

Gulbransen, D. J., K. J. McGlathery, M. Marklund, J. N. Norris, and C. F. D. Gurgel. 2012. Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales) in the Virginia (VA) coastal bays, USA: Cox1 analysis reveals the genetic richness and diversity of an invasive macroalga. Journal of Phycology 48: 1278–1283.

Thomsen, M. S., M. F. Muth, and K. J. McGlathery. 2011. Tube-forming polycheates enhance invertebrate density and abundance in sandy sediments in Mozambique, Africa. African Journal of Marine Science 33(2): 327-332.

Mozdzer, T. J., M. Kirwan, K. J. McGlathery, and J. C. Zieman. 2011. Importance of shoot nitrogen uptake by the smooth cordgrass, Spartina alterniflora. Marine Ecology-Progress Series. doi: 10.3354/meps09117

Kathilankal, J. C., T. J. Mozdzer, J. D. Fuentes, K. J. McGlathery, P. D’Odorico, and J. C. Zieman. 2011. Physiological responses of Spartina alterniflora to varying environmental conditions in Virginia marshes. Hydrobiologia 669: 167-181. doi 10.1007/s10750-011-0681-9

Holzer, K. K., J. L. Rueda, and K. J. McGlathery. 2011. Direct versus Indirect Grazing by Seagrass-Associated Snails. Estuaries and Coasts DOI 10.1007/s12237-011-9406-6

Holzer, K., J. L. Reuda, and K. J. McGlathery. 2011. Caribbean seagrass as a food source for the emerald neritid Smaragdia viridis. American Malacalogical Bulletin 29.

Hume, A., P. Berg, and K. J. McGlathery. 2011. Dissolved oxygen fluxes and ecosystem metabolism in an eelgrass (Zostera marina) meadow measured with the eddy correlation technique. Limnology & Oceanography 56: 86-96.

Thomsen, M., T. Wernberg, A. Altieri, F. Tuya, D. Gulbransen, K. McGlathery, M. Holmer, and B. Silliman. 2010. Habitat cascades: the conceptual context and global relevance of indirect facilitation cascades via habitat formation and modification. Integrative and Comparative Biology 50: 158-175. doi:10.1093/icb/icq042.

Fagherazzi, S., G. Mariotti, J. H. Porter, K. J. McGlathery, and P. L. Wiberg. 2010. Wave energy asymmetry in shallow bays. Geophysical Research Letters. 37, L24601, doi:10.1029/2010GL045254.

Carr, J., P. D’Odorico, K. J. McGlathery, and P. Wiberg. 2010. Stability and bistability of seagrass ecosystems in shallow coastal lagoons: Role of feedbacks with sediment suspension and light availability. Journal of Geophysical Research – Biogeosciences, Vol 115, G03011, doi:10.1029/2009JG001103.

Mariotti, G., S. Fagherazzi, P. L. Wiberg, K. J. McGlathery, L. Carniello, and A. Defina. 2010. Influence of storm surges and sea level on shallow tidal basin erosive processes. Journal of Geophysical Research – Oceans Vol. 115, C11012. doi:10.1029/2009JC005892.

Mozdzer T.J. and Zieman J.C. 2010. Ecophysiological differences among genetic lineages facilitate the invasion of non-native Phragmites australis in North American wetlands. Journal of Ecology.  Doi: 10.111/j.1365-2745.2009.01625.x

Mozdzer T.J., Zieman J.C, McGlathery K.J. 2010. Nitrogen uptake by native and invasive temperate coastal macrophytes:  Importance of dissolved organic nitrogen. Estuaries and Coasts. 3 (4)  Doi: 10.1007/s12237-009-9254-9

Thomsen M.S., K.J. McGlathery, A. Schwarzchild, B.R, Silliman 2009. Distribution and ecological role of the non-native macroalga Gracilaria vermiculophylla in Virginia salt marshes Biological Invasions. 11: 2303-2316.

Kathilankal J.C., Mozdzer T.J., Fuentes J.D., D'Odorico P, McGlathery K.J., Zieman J.C. 2008. Tidal influences on carbon assimilation by a salt marsh. Environmental Research Letters. 3 (4)  Doi: 10.1088/1748-9326/3/4/044010

Mozdzer T.J., J. Hutto C., Clarke P.A., Field D. 2008. Efficacy of Imazapyr and Glyphosate in the

Control of Non-Native Phragmites australis   Restoration Ecology. 16 (2): 221-224

Long M.H., McGlathery K.J., Zieman, J.C., Berg P. 2008. The role of organic acid exudates in liberating phosphorus from seagrass-vegetated carbonate sediments . Limnology and Oceanography. 53(6): 2616-2626.

McGlathery K.J., Sundback, K, I.C. Anderson. 2007. Eutrophication in shallow coastal bays and lagoons: the role ofplants in the coastal filter. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 348: 1-18.

Thomsen M.S., B.R. Silliman, K.J. McGlathery. 2007. Spatial variation in recruitment of native and invasive sessile species onto oyster reefs in a temperate soft-bottom lagoon. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 72: 89-101.

Lawson S.E., P.L. Wiberg, K.J. McGlathery, D.C. Figate. 2007. Wind-driven Sediment Suspension Controls Light Availability in a Shallow Coastal Lagoon. Estuaries and Coasts. 302: 102-112.

Murdoch T.J.T., A. F. Glasspool, M. Outerbridge, J. Ward, S. Manuel, J. Gray, A. Nash, K. A. Coates, J. Pitt, J. W. Fourqurean, P. A. Barnes, M. Vierros, K. Holzer, and S. R. Smith. 2007. Large-scale decline in offshore seagrass meadows in Bermuda. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 339: 123-130.

Tyler, A. C. and K. J. McGlathery. 2006. Uptake and Release of Nitrogen by the Macroalgae Gracilaria Vermiculophylla (Rhodophyta). Journal of Phycology. 42: 515–525.

Thomsen, M. S. and K. J. McGlathery. 2006. Effects of accumulations of sediments and drift algae on recruitment of sessile organisms associated with oyster reefs. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 328:22-34.

M. S. Thomsen, K. J. McGlathery. 2006. Stress tolerance of the invasive macroalgae Codium fragile and Gracilaria vermiculophylla in a soft-bottom turbid lagoon. Biological Invasions.

Thomsen, M.S., McGlathery, K.J., and A.C. Tyler. 2006. Macroalgal Distribution Patterns in a Shallow, Soft-bottom Lagoon, with Emphasis on the Nonnative Gracilaria vermiculophylla and Codium fragile. Estuaries and Coasts. 29: 470-478

Thomsen, M. S., C. F. D. Gurgel, S. Fredericq, and K. J. McGlathery. 2005. Gracilaria vermiculophylla (Rhodophyta, Gracilariales) in Hog Island Bay, Virginia: a cryptic alien and invasive macroalgae and taxonomic corrections. Journal of Phycology. 42:139-141.

Tyler, A. C., K. J. McGlathery, and S. A. Macko. 2005. Uptake of urea and amino acids by the macroalgae Ulva lactuca (Chlorophyta) and Gracilaria verrucosa (Rhodophyta). Marine Ecology Progress Series 294:161-172.

Thomsen, M. S., and K. McGlathery. 2005. Facilitation of macroalgae by the sedimentary tube forming polychaete Diopatra cuprea. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 62:63-73.

Sundback, K., and K. J. McGlathery. 2005. Interaction between benthic macro- and microalgae in the marine environment. In: Interactions between macro- and microorganisms in marine sediments. In: Interactions between macro- and microorganisms in marine sediments. In: Kristensen, E., J. E. Kostka, and R. H. Haese. (Eds.), American Geophysical Union.

McGlathery, K. J., K. Sundback, and I. C. Anderson. 2004. The importance of primary producers for benthic N and P cycling. In: The Influence of Primary Producers on Estuarine Nutrient Cycling. Nielsen, S. L., G. M. Banta, and M. F. Pedersen, (Eds.), Kluwer Academic

Thomsen, M.S. 2004. Species, thallus size and substrate determine macroalgal break force and break location in a low-energy soft-bottom lagoon. Aquatic Botany 80: 153-161

Anderson, I. C., K. J. McGlathery, and A. C. Tyler. 2003. Microbial mediation of 'reactive' nitrogen transformations in a temperate lagoon. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 246:73-84.

Buffam, I., and K. J. McGlathery. 2003. Effect of ultraviolet light on dissolved nitrogen transformations in coastal lagoon water. Limnology and Oceanography 48:723-734.

Tyler, A. C., T. A. Mastronicola, and K. J. McGlathery. 2003. Nitrogen fixation and nitrogen limitation of primary production along a natural marsh chronosequence.  Oecologia 136:431-438.

Tyler, A. C., K. J. McGlathery, and I. C. Anderson. 2003. Benthic algae control sediment-water column fluxes of organic and inorganic nitrogen compounds in a temperate lagoon. Limnology and Oceanography 48:2125-2137.

Sharp, J. H., K. R. Rinker, K. B. Savidge, J. Abell, J. Y. Benaim, D. Bronk, D. J. Burdige, G. Cauwet, W. H. Chen, M. D. Doval, D. Hansell, C. Hopkinson, G. Kattner, N. Kaumeyer, K. J. McGlathery, J. Merriam, N. Morley, K. Nagel, H. Ogawa, C. Pollard, M. Pujo-Pay, P. Raimbault, R. Sambrotto, S. Seitzinger, G. Spyres, F. Tirendi, T. W. Walsh, and C. S. Wong. 2002. A preliminary methods comparison for measurement of dissolved organic nitrogen in seawater. Marine Chemistry 78:171-184.

Berg, P., and K. J. McGlathery. 2001. A high-resolution pore water sampler for sandy sediments. Limnology and Oceanography 46:203-210.

Buffam, I., J. N. Galloway, L. K. Blum, and K. J. McGlathery. 2001. A stormflow/baseflow comparison of dissolved organic matter concentrations and bioavailability in an Appalachian stream. Biogeochemistry 53:269-306.

Giannotti, A. L., and K. J. McGlathery. 2001. Consumption of Ulva lactuca (Chlorophyta) by the omnivorous mud snail Ilyanassa obsoleta (Say). Journal of Phycology 37:209-215.

Havens, K. E., J. Hauxwell, A. C. Tyler, S. Thomas, K. J. McGlathery, J. Cebrian, I. Valiela, A. D. Steinman, and S. J. Hwang. 2001. Complex interactions between autotrophs in shallow marine and freshwater ecosystems: implications for community responses to nutrient stress. Environmental Pollution 113:95-107.

McGlathery, K. J. 2001. Macroalgal blooms contribute to the decline of seagrass in nutrient-enriched coastal waters. Journal of Phycology 37:453-456.

McGlathery, K. J., I. C. Anderson, and A. C. Tyler. 2001. Magnitude and variability of benthic and pelagic metabolism in a temperate coastal lagoon. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 216:1-15.

McGlathery, K. J., P. Berg, and R. Marino. 2001. Using porewater profiles to assess nutrient availability in seagrass-vegetated carbonate sediments. Biogeochemistry 56:239-263.

Tyler, A. C., K. J. McGlathery, and I. C. Anderson. 2001. Macroalgae mediation of dissolved organic nitrogen fluxes in a temperate coastal lagoon. Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 53:155-168.

Howarth, R., D. Anderson, J. Cloern, C. Elfring, C. Hopkinson, B. Lapointe, T. Malone, N. Marcus, K. McGlathery, A. Sharpley, and D. Walker. 2000. Nutrient Pollution of Coastal Rivers, Bays and Seas. Issues in Ecology No. 7, Ecological Society of America.

McGlathery, K. J., and M. F. Pedersen. 1999. The effect of growth irradiance on the coupling of carbon and nitrogen metabolism in Chaetomorpha linum (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 35:721-731.

Jensen, H. S., K. J. McGlathery, R. Marino, and R. W. Howarth. 1998. Forms and availability of sediment phosphorus in carbonate sand of Bermuda seagrass beds. Limnology and Oceanography 43:799-810.

McGlathery, K. J., N. Risgaard-Petersen, and P. B. Christensen. 1998. Temporal and spatial variation in nitrogen fixation activity in the eelgrass Zostera marina rhizosphere. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 168:245-258.

Risgaard-Petersen, N., T. Dalsgaard, S. Rysgaard, P. B. Christensen, J. Borum, K. McGlathery, and L. P. Nielsen. 1998. Nitrogen balance of a temperate eelgrass Zostera marina bed. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 174:281-291.

McGlathery, K. J., D. Krause-Jensen, S. Rysgaard, and P. B. Christensen. 1997. Patterns of ammonium uptake within dense mats of the filamentous macroalga Chaetomorpha linum. Aquatic Botany 59:99-115.

McGlathery, K. J., M. F. Pedersen, and J. Borum. 1996. Changes in intracellular nitrogen pools and feedback controls on nitrogen uptake in Chaetomorpha linum (chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 32:393-401.

KrauseJensen, D., K. McGlathery, S. Rysgaard, and P. B. Christensen. 1996. Production within dense mats of the filamentous macroalga Chaetomorpha linum in relation to light and nutrient availability. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 134:207-216.

McGlathery, K. J. 1995. Nutrient and Grazing Influences on a Subtropical Seagrass Community. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 122:239-252.

McGlathery, K. J., R. Marino, and R. W. Howarth. 1994. Variable Rates of Phosphate-Uptake by Shallow Marine Carbonate Sediments - Mechanisms and Ecological Significance. Biogeochemistry 25:127-146.

McGlathery, K. J. 1992. Physiological Controls on the Distribution of the Macroalga Spyridea-Hypnoides - Patterns Along a Eutrophication Gradient in Bermuda. Marine Ecology-Progress Series 87:173-182.

McGlathery, K. J., R. W. Howarth, and R. Marino. 1992. Nutrient Limitation of the Macroalga, Penicillus-Capitatus, Associated with Subtropical Seagrass Meadows in Bermuda. Estuaries 15:18-25.