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Submissions from 2014

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Monitoring stream ecosystem function responses to stamp sand stabilization in tributaries of Lake Superior, Amy Marcarelli, Casey J. Huckins, and Nicholas C. Grabemeyer

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Fine sediment removal greatly increases fish selection of restored habitat during restoration of a sandy river, Tony Matthys, Casey J. Huckins, Amy Marcarelli, and Edward A. Baker

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Arsenic bioaccessibility and speciation in the soils amended with organoarsenicals and drinking-water treatment residuals based on a long-term greenhouse study, Rachana Nagar, Dibyendu Sarkar, Konstantinos C. Makris, and Rupali Datta

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Assessing the impact of culvert design on three ecosystem functions in Northern Wisconsin streams, James C. Olson, Amy Marcarelli, Susan L. Eggert, Anne Timm, and Randall K. Kolka

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Impact of nutrient loading and Eurasian Watermilfoil on phytoplankton communities among channels of the Les Cheneaux Islands, Lake Huron, Jade E. Ortiz, Amy Marcarelli, Gary L. Fahnenstiel, and Rob A. Smith

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Kinetics of oxytetracycline sorption on magnetite nanoparticles, S. Rakshit, D. Sarkar, P. Punamiya, and R. Datta

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Surface complexation of oxytetracycline by magnetite: Effect of solution properties, Sudipta Rakshit, Dibyendu Sarkar, Evert J. Elzinga, Pravin Punamiya, and Rupali Datta

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Evaluation of a combined macrophyte–epiphyte bioassay for assessing nutrient enrichment in the Portneuf River, Idaho, USA, Andrew M. Ray, Christopher A. Mebane, Flint Raben, Kathryn M. Irvine, and Amy Marcarelli

Submissions from 2013

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Nitrogen and phosphorus, but not carbon, are quickly taken up in streams: assessing variability in nutrient uptake across six Lake Superior tributaries, Ashley A. Coble, Amy Marcarelli, and Casey J. Huckins

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Spatiotemporal complexity in stream food web responses to salmon subsidies, Scott Collins, Colden Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and Mark Wipfli

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Effectiveness of urea in enhancing the extractability of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene from chemically variant soils, Padmini Das, Dibyendu Sarkar, Konstantinos C. Makris, Pravin Punamiya, and R. Datta

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PHYTOREMEDIATION POTENTIAL OF VETIVER GRASS [CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES (L.)] FOR TETRACYCLINE, Rupali Datta, Padmini Das, Stephanie Smith, Pravin Punamiya, Dil M. Ramanathan, Ramana Reddy, and Dibyendu Sarkar

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Challenges and opportunities of long-term continuous metabolism, Keli Goodman, Robert O. Hall. Jr., Colden V. Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, Brian J. Roberts, Jennifer L. Tank, Claire K. Lunch, Steve Berukoff, and Heather Powell

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Challenges and opportunities for energy resource and environmental research, Keli Goodman, Claire K. Lunch, Colden V. Baxter, Robert O. Hall Jr., Gordon W. Holtgrieve, Brian J. Roberts, Amy Marcarelli, and Jennifer L. Tank

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The effect of squat depth on multiarticular muscle activation in collegiate cross-country runners, Joshua Gorsuch, Janey Long, Katie Miller, Kyle Primeau, Sarah Rutledge, Andrew Sossong, and John J. Durocher

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Three years of experimental carbon andnutrient additions in upper Salmon River Basin streams using salmon carcass analogs: what have we learned so far?, Andre E. Kohler, David P. Richardson, Amy Marcarelli, Jonathan D. Ebel, and rnest R. Keeley

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Integrating ecosystem science into fisheries-targeted nutrient enhancement programs aimed to mitigate for the loss of Pacific salmon, Amy Marcarelli

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Does quality trump quantity? Ecosystem-level consequences of subsidies in a forested stream, Amy Marcarelli, Colden Baxter, Joseph R. Benjamin, and Masashi Murakami

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How can ecosystem ecology learn from and inform fisheries restoration?, Amy Marcarelli, Scott F. Collins, Colden V. Baxter, and Casey J. Huckins

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Embeddedness: A context dependent driver of fish habitat preference, Tony Matthys, Casey J. Huckins, and Amy Marcarelli

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Inorganic arsenic sorption by drinking-water treatment residual-amended sandy soil: Effect of soil solution chemistry, R. Nagar, D. Sarkar, K. C. Makris, and R. Datta

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Evaluating the impact of culvert designs on hydrologic connectivity and nutrient uptake in Northern Wisconsin streams, James C. Olson, Amy Marcarelli, Anne Timm, Susan L. Eggert, and Randall K. Kolka

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Effectiveness of aluminum-based drinking water treatment residuals as a novel sorbent to remove tetracyclines from aqueous medium, Pravin Punamiya, Dibyendu Sarkar, Sudipta Rakshit, and Rupali Datta

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Human health risk from arsenical pesticide contaminated soils: A long-term greenhouse study, Shahida Quazi, Dibyendu Sarkar, and Rupali Datta

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In situ attenuated total reflectance fourier-transform infrared study of oxytetracycline sorption on magnetite, Sudipta Rakshit, Evert J. Elzinga, Rupali Datta, and Dibyendu Sarkar

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Mechanisms of ciprofloxacin removal by nano-sized magnetite, Sudipta Rakshit, Dibyendu Sarkar, Evert J. Elzinga, Pravin Punamiya, and Rupali Datta

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Harmful algal blooms in the Great Salt Lake (Utah): Salinity, nutrient and top-down controls, Wayne A. Wurtsbaugh, Amy Marcarelli, and G. L. Boyer

Submissions from 2012

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Emerging lessons: Invasive species effects that cross habitat boundaries, Colden V. Baxter, Joseph R. Benjamin, Madeleine M. Mineau, Kurt Fausch, Fabio Lepori, Amy Marcarelli, and G. Wayne Minshall

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Emerging lessons: invasive species effects that cross habitat boundaries, Colden V. Baxter, J. R. Benjamin, Madeleine M. Mineau, Fabio Lepori, Amy Marcarelli, and G. W. Minshall

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Sympathetic neural responses to 24-hour sleep deprivation in humans: sex differences, Jason R. Carter, John J. Durocher, Robert Larson, Joseph DellaValla, and Huan Yang

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Seasonal variation in nutrient uptake in a 1st-order tributary of Lake Superior and implications for climate change, Ashley A. Coble and Amy Marcarelli

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A critical assessment of the ecological assumptions underpinning compensatory mitigation of salmon derived nutrients, Scott F. Collins, Colden V. Baxter, and Amy Marcarelli

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A critical assessment of the ecological assumptions underpinning compensatory mitigation of salmon-derived nutrients, Scott F. Collins, Amy Marcarelli, Colden V. Baxter, and Mark S. Wipfli

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Effect of wine and vinegar processing of Rhizoma Corydalis on the tissue distribution of tetrahydropalmatine, protopine and dehydrocorydaline in rats, Zhiying Dou, Kefeng Li, Ping Wang, and Liu Cao

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Biofilm responses to nutrient enrichment using salmon carcass analog in central Idaho streams, Jonathan D. Ebel, Amy Marcarelli, and Andre E. Kohler

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Methods for enhancing expression of secondary cell wall cellulose synthases in plants, Chandrashekhar P. Joshi

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Light detection and ranging (LiDAR) and multispectral studies of disturbed Lake Superior coastal environments, W. Charles Kerfoot, Foad Yousef, Sarah A. Green, Robert Regis, Robert Shuchman, Colin N. Brooks, Michael Sayers, Bruce Sabol, and Mark Graves

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Detrital breakdown and macroinvertebrate communities affected by sedimentation in a low-gradient tributary to Lake Superior, Nicole R. King, Susan L. Eggert, Amy Marcarelli, Casey J. Huckins, Jonathan D. Ebel, Tony Matthys, and Randall K. Kolka

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An invasive riparian tree reduces stream ecosystem efficiency via a recalcitrant organic matter subsidy, Madeline M. Mineau, Colden V. Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and G. Wayne Minshall

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Cyanobacteria in freshwater benthic environments, J. Thad Scott and Amy Marcarelli

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Total sleep deprivation alters cardiovascular reactivity to acute stressors in humans, Huan Yang, John J. Durocher, Robert Larson, Joseph DellaValla, and Jason R. Carter

Works from 2011

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Antioxidant Enzymes Response in Vetiver Grass: A Greenhouse Study for Chelant-Assisted Phytoremediation of Lead-Contaminated Residential Soils, Syam S. Andra, Rupali Datta, Ramana Reddy, Sumathi K.M. Saminathan, and Dibyendu Sarkar

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Exchangeable lead from prediction models relates to vetiver lead uptake in different soil types, Syam S. Andra, Dibyendu Sarkar, Sumathi K.M. Saminathan, and Rupali Datta

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Predicting potentially plant-available lead in contaminated residential sites, Syam S. Andra, Dibyendu Sarkar, Sumathi K.M. Saminathan, and Rupali Datta

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Resident trout consumption of salmon carcass and analog added to tributaries of the N. Fork Boise River, Idaho, Alex Bell, Scott Collins, Amy Marcarelli, and Mark S. Wipfli

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Influence of acute alcohol ingestion on sympathetic neural responses to orthostatic stress in humans, Jason R. Carter, Sarah F. Stream, John J. Durocher, and Robert Larson

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Effects of experimental salmon carcass and analog additions on resident trout growth rates, abundance, and production, Scott Collins, Colden V. Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and Mark Wipfli

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Effects of salmon carcass and analog additions on resident trout in Idaho, Scott F. Collins, Colden V. Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and Mark Wipfli

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Greenhouse study on the phytoremediation potential of vetiver grass, Chrysopogon zizanioides L., in arsenic-contaminated soils, Rupali Datta, Mario A. Quispe, and Dibyendu Sarkar

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Attenuation of sympathetic baroreflex sensitivity during the onset of acute mental stress in humans, John J. Durocher, Jenna Klein, and Jason R. Carter

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Social technology restriction alters state-anxiety but not autonomic activity in humans, John J. Durocher and Kelly Lufkin

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Biofilm response to nutrient mitigation using salmon carcass analog in Central Idaho Streams, Jonathan D. Ebel, Amy Marcarelli, and Andre E. Kohler

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Effects of sand accumulation on invertebrate communities of the Salmon Trout River, Michigan, Susan L. Eggert, Casey J. Huckins, and Amy Marcarelli

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Ecosystem structure and function are complementary measures of water quality in a polluted, spring-influenced river, Jessica Hopkins, Amy Marcarelli, and Heather A. Bechtold

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Multi-scale variation in salmonid abundance in the Salmon Trout River, Michigan and associations with sand accumulation, Casey J. Huckins, Susan L. Eggert, E. Baker, and T. Matthys

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Quantity and quality: unifying food web and ecosystem perspectives on the role of resource subsidies in freshwaters, Amy Marcarelli, Colden V. Baxter, Madeleine Mineau, and Robert O. Hall Jr.

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Salmon nutrient mitigation effects on bottom-up processes in streams: lessons from large-scale experiments in central Idaho, Amy Marcarelli, Colden Baxter, Mark Wipfli, Andre E. Kohler, Scott Collins, Jonathan D. Ebel, and Gregg Servheen

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Variation in organic matter production, storage and processing associated with sand accumulation in the Salmon Trout River, Michigan, Amy Marcarelli, Susan L. Eggert, and Casey J. Huckins

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A Non-native riparian tree (Elaeagnus angustifolia) changes nutrient dynamics in streams, Madeleine M. Mineau, Colden V. Baxter, and Amy Marcarelli

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Effects of soil types and forms of arsenical pesticide on rice growth and development, S. Quazi, R. Datta, and D. Sarkar

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Changes in arsenic fractionation, bioaccessibility and speciation in organo-arsenical pesticide amended soils as a function of soil aging, Shahida Quazi, Dibyendu Sarkar, and Rupali Datta

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Antimony sorption at gibbsite-water interface, Sudipta Rakshit, Dibyendu Sarkar, Pravin Punamiya, and Rupali Datta

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Neurovascular responses to mental stress in prehypertensive humans, Christopher E. Schwartz, John J. Durocher, and Jason R. Carter

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Managing and mitigating salmon-derived nutrients: Are analogs salmon avatars?, Gregg Servheen, Mark Wipfli, Colden V. Baxter, Laura Felicetti, Amy Marcarelli, and Katy Kavanaugh

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Mitigating for the loss of marine nutrients from salmon: Ecological effects of salmon carcass and analog additions to headwater aquatic and terrestrial systems in Idaho, USA, Mark S. Wipfli, Amy Marcarelli, Katy L. Kavanaugh, Gregg Servheen, Scott Collins, Laura Felicetti, Scott T. Florin, Colden V. Baxter, and Tadd Wheeler

Works from 2010

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Synthesis of phytochelatins in vetiver grass upon lead exposure in the presence of phosphorus, Syam S. Andra, Rupali Datta, Dibyendu Sarkar, Konstantinos C. Makris, Conor P. Mullens, Shivendra V. Sahi, and Stephan B.H. Bach

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Organocopper complexes during roxarsone degradation in wastewater lagoons, Syam S. Andra, Konstantinos C. Makris, Shahida Quazi, Dibyendu Sarkar, Rupali Datta, and Stephan B.H. Bach

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Chelant-assisted Phytostabilization of Paint-contaminated Residential Sites, Syam S. Andra, Dibyendu Sarkar, Sumathi K.M. Saminathan, and Rupali Datta

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Are nutrient loading effects on stream nutrient processing driven by shifts in biofilm community dynamics?, Heather A. Bechtold, Colden V. Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and R. S. Inouye

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Responses of riparian insects and spiders to experimental additions of salmon carcasses and analog, Scott Collins, Colden Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and Mark Wipfli

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Riparian insect response to experimental salmon carcass additions to Idaho streams., Scott Collins, Colden Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and Mark Wipfli

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Responses of riparian insects and spiders to experimental additions of salmon carcasses, Scott F. Collins, Colden V. Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and Mark S. Wipfli

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Vetiver grass is capable of removing TNT from soil in the presence of urea, Padmini Das, Rupali Datta, Konstantinos C. Makris, and Dibyendu Sarkar

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Comparison of on-ice and off-ice graded exercise testing in collegiate hockey players, John J. Durocher and Angela J. Guisfredi

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Two-step dialogue between the cladoceran Bosmina and invertebrate predators: Induction and natural selection, W. Charles Kerfoot and A. Scott McNaught

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Coupling indigenous biostimulation and phytoremediation for the restoration of 2,4,6-trinitrotoluene-contaminated sites, Konstantinos C. Makris, Dibyendu Sarkar, and Rupali Datta

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Alternative amendment for soluble phosphorus removal from poultry litter, Konstantinos C. Makris, Dibyendu Sarkar, Jason Salazar, Pravin Punamiya, and Rupali Datta

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Complex ecosystem responses to interacting stressors: a collaborative study of human effects on the Portneuf River, Idaho, Amy Marcarelli

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Cross-boundary effects on energy and nutrient flow in mountain streams, Amy Marcarelli

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Quantity and quality: the role of terrestrial subsidies in food web pathways and ecosystem metabolism in Horonai Stream, Amy Marcarelli, Colden V. Baxter, and Masashi Murakami

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Multi-scale drivers of ecosystem production in the Salmon Trout River, Amy Marcarelli, Casey J. Huckins, and Susan L. Eggert

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Retentive or leaky: How do stream ecosystems respond to carbon and nitrogen subsidies from non-native Russian olive (Elaeagnus angustifolia)?, Madeleine Mineau, Colden V. Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and G. Wayne Minshall

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Effect of solution chemistry on arsenic sorption by Fe- and Al-based drinking-water treatment residuals, Rachana Nagar, Dibyendu Sarkar, Konstantinos C. Makris, and Rupali Datta

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Symbiotic role of Glomus mosseae in phytoextraction of lead in vetiver grass [Chrysopogon zizanioides (L.)], Pravin Punamiya, Rupali Datta, Dibyendu Sarkar, Summer Barber, Mandakini Patel, and Padmini Das

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Effect of soil aging on arsenic fractionation and bioaccessibility in inorganic arsenical pesticide contaminated soils, Shahida Quazi, Dibyendu Sarkar, and Rupali Datta

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Lead fractionation and bioaccessibility in contaminated soils with variable chemical properties, Sumathi K.M. Saminathan, Dibyendu Sarkar, Syam S. Andra, and Rupali Datta

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Mitigating for the loss of marine nutrients from salmon: Ecological effects of salmon carcass and analog additions to headwater aquatic and terrestrial systems in Idaho, USA, Mark S. Wipfli, Amy Marcarelli, Katy L. Kavanaugh, Gregg Servheen, Scott F. Collins, Laura Felicetti, Scott T. Florin, Colden V. Baxter, and Tadd Wheeler

Works from 2009

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Induction of lead-binding phytochelatins in vetiver grass [Vetiveria zizanioides (L.)], Syam S. Andra, R. Datta, Dibyendu Sarkar, Konstantinos C. Makris, Conor P. Mullens, Shivendra V. Sahi, and Stephan B.H. Bach

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Analysis of phytochelatin complexes in the lead tolerant vetiver grass [Vetiveria zizanioides (L.)] using liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry, Syam S. Andra, Rupali Datta, Dibyendu Sarkar, Sumathi K.M. Saminathan, Conor P. Mullens, and Stephan B.H. Bach

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Difference in nutrient uptake (N, P, carbon) and organic matter processing rates in relation to land use intensity, Heather A. Bechtold, Colden Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and R. S. Inouye

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Riparian insect response to experimental in-stream salmon additions, Scott Collins, Colden Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and Mark Wipfli

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There's no fish like dead fish: how do salmon additions influence resident fish growth?, Scott Collins, Colden Baxter, Amy Marcarelli, and Mark Wipfli

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Sympathetic neural responses to mental stress during acute simulated microgravity, John J. Durocher, Christopher E. Schwartz, and Jason R. Carter

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Nitrous oxide supersaturation at the liquid/air interface of animal waste, Konstantinos C. Makris, Syam S. Andra, Michael Hardy, Dibyendu Sarkar, Rupali Datta, Stephan B.H. Bach, and Conor P. Mullens

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Do lagoons near concentrated animal feeding operations promote nitrous oxide supersaturation?, Konstantinos C. Makris, Dibyendu Sarkar, Syam S. Andra, Stephan B.H. Bach, and Rupali Datta

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X-ray absorption spectroscopy as a tool investigating arsenic(III) and arsenic(V) sorption by an aluminum-based drinking-water treatment residual, Konstantinos C. Makris, Dibyendu Sarkar, Jason G. Parsons, Rupali Datta, and Jorge L. Gardea-Torresdey

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Placing food webs in ecosystems: organisms, energy and nutrient flow in freshwaters, Amy Marcarelli

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Short-term periphyton and nutrient responses to experimental salmon additions in headwater streams, Amy Marcarelli, Colden Baxter, Scott Collins, Rebecca A. Martin, and Mark Wipfli

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Present and future effects of agricultural practices and climate change on coupled hydrologic and biologic regimes in a western U.S. river, Amy Marcarelli, Robert W. Van Kirk, and Colden Baxter

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Nutrient limitation and uptake response to experimental salmon additions in Idaho headwater streams, Rebecca A. Martin, Amy Marcarelli, Colden Baxter, Scott Collins, and Mark Wipfli