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20142020

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2020

Comparison of isotopic mass balance and instrumental techniques as estimates of basin hydrology in seven connected lakes over 12 years

Haig, H. A., Hayes, N. M., Simpson, G. L., Yi, Y., Wissel, B., Hodder, K. R. & Leavitt, P. R., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Hydrology X. 6, 14 p., 100046.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Paleo-environmental evidence of ecosystem change in Lake St. Clair region of Laurentian Great Lakes basin: contrasting responses to land-use change and invasive mussels

Baustian, M. M., Brooks, Y. M., Baskaran, M., Leavitt, P. R., Liu, B., Ostrom, N., Stevenson, R. J. & Rose, J. B., 23 Jan 2020, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 17 p.

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2019

Bottom-Up Forces Drive Increases in the Abundance of Large Daphnids in Four Small Lakes Stocked with Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), Interior British Columbia, Canada

Mushet, G. R., Laird, K. R., Leavitt, P., Maricle, S., Klassen, A. & Cumming, B. F., 23 Sep 2019, In : Ecosystems.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Complex responses of phototrophic communities to climate warming during the Holocene of northeastern Ontario, Canada

Elmslie, B. G., Gushulak, C. A. C., Boreux, M. P., Lamoureux, S. F., Leavitt, P. R. & Cumming, B. F., 04 Nov 2019, In : Holocene.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Global patterns and drivers of ecosystem functioning in rivers and riparian zones

Tiegs, S. D., Costello, D. M., Isken, M. W., Woodward, G., McIntyre, P. B., Gessner, M. O., Chauvet, E., Griffiths, N. A., Flecker, A. S., Acuña, V., Albariño, R., Allen, D. C., Alonso, C., Andino, P., Arango, C., Aroviita, J., Barbosa, M. V. M., Barmuta, L. A., Baxter, C. V., Bell, T. D. C. & 132 others, Bellinger, B., Boyero, L., Brown, L. E., Bruder, A., Bruesewitz, D. A., Burdon, F. J., Callisto, M., Canhoto, C., Capps, K. A., Castillo, M. M., Clapcott, J., Colas, F., Colón-Gaud, C., Cornut, J., Crespo-Pérez, V., Cross, W. F., Culp, J. M., Danger, M., Dangles, O., de Eyto, E., Derry, A. M., Villanueva, V. D., Douglas, M. M., Elosegi, A., Encalada, A. C., Entrekin, S., Espinosa, R., Ethaiya, D., Ferreira, V., Ferriol, C., Flanagan, K. M., Fleituch, T., Follstad Shah, J. J., Frainer Barbosa, A., Friberg, N., Frost, P. C., Garcia, E. A., García Lago, L., García Soto, P. E., Ghate, S., Giling, D. P., Gilmer, A., Gonçalves, J. F., Gonzales, R. K., Graça, M. A. S., Grace, M., Grossart, H-P., Guérold, F., Gulis, V., Hepp, L. U., Higgins, S., Hishi, T., Huddart, J., Hudson, J., Imberger, S., Iñiguez-Armijos, C., Iwata, T., Janetski, D. J., Jennings, E., Kirkwood, A. E., Koning, A. A., Kosten, S., Kuehn, K. A., Laudon, H., Leavitt, P. R., Lemes da Silva, A. L., Leroux, S. J., LeRoy, C. J., Lisi, P. J., MacKenzie, R., Marcarelli, A. M., Masese, F. O., McKie, B. G., Oliveira Medeiros, A., Meissner, K., Miliša, M., Mishra, S., Miyake, Y., Moerke, A., Mombrikotb, S., Mooney, R., Moulton, T., Muotka, T., Negishi, J. N., Neres-Lima, V., Nieminen, M. L., Nimptsch, J., Ondruch, J., Paavola, R., Pardo, I., Patrick, C. J., Peeters, E. T. H. M., Pozo, J., Pringle, C., Prussian, A., Quenta, E., Quesada, A., Reid, B., Richardson, J. S., Rigosi, A., Rincón, J., Rîşnoveanu, G., Robinson, C. T., Rodríguez-Gallego, L., Royer, T. V., Rusak, J. A., Santamans, A. C., Selmeczy, G. B., Simiyu, G., Skuja, A., Smykla, J., Sridhar, K. R., Sponseller, R., Stoler, A., Swan, C. M., Szlag, D., Teixeira-de Mello, F., Tonkin, J. D., Uusheimo, S., Veach, A. M., Vilbaste, S., Vought, L. B. M., Wang, C-P., Webster, J. R., Wilson, P. B., Woelfl, S., Xenopoulos, M. A., Yates, A. G., Yoshimura, C., Yule, C. M., Zhang, Y. X. & Zwart, J. A., 09 Jan 2019, In : Science Advances. 5, 1, p. eaav0486

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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19 Citations (Scopus)
132 Downloads (Pure)

Hydrological fluctuations modulate phototrophic responses to nutrient fertilization in a large and shallow lake of Southwest China

Hu, K., Chen, G., Gregory-Eaves, I., Huang, L., Chen, X., Liu, Y. & Leavitt, P. R., Apr 2019, In : Aquatic Sciences. 81, 2, 17 p., 37.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
104 Downloads (Pure)

Regulation of carbon dioxide and methane in small agricultural reservoirs: optimizing potential for greenhouse gas uptake

Webb, J. R., Leavitt, P. R., Simpson, G. L., Baulch, H. M., Haig, H. A., Hodder, K. R. & Finlay, K., 08 Nov 2019, In : Biogeosciences. 16, 21, p. 4211-4227 17 p.

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Seasonality of pCO2 in a hard-water lake of the northern Great Plains: The legacy effects of climate and limnological conditions over 36 years

Finlay, K., Vogt, R. J., Simpson, G. L. & Leavitt, P. R., 01 Jan 2019, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 64, p. S118-S129

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)

Shallow water phytoplankton responses to nitrate and salinity enrichment may be modified by benthic processes

McGowan, S., Leavitt, P. R., Barker, T. & Moss, B., 24 Oct 2019, In : Inland Waters.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Taxon-specific variation in δ 13 C and δ 15 N of subfossil invertebrate remains: Insights into historical trophodynamics in lake food-webs

Anas, M. U. M., Simpson, G. L., Leavitt, P. R., Cumming, B. F., Laird, K. R., Scott, K. A., Das, B., Wolfe, J. D., Hesjedal, B., Mushet, G. R., Walker, A., Meegahage, B. J. & Wissel, B., 01 Jul 2019, In : Ecological Indicators. 102, p. 834-847

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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2 Citations (Scopus)
10 Downloads (Pure)

Widespread nitrous oxide undersaturation in farm waterbodies creates an unexpected greenhouse gas sink

Webb, J., Hayes, N. M., Simpson, G. L., Leavitt, P., Baulch, H. & Finlay, K., 29 Apr 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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7 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)
2018

Assessing environmental controls on the distribution of long-chain alkenones in the Canadian Prairies

Plancq, J., Cavazzin, B., Juggins, S., Haig, H. A., Leavitt, P. R. & Toney, J. L., Mar 2018, In : Organic Geochemistry. 117, p. 43-55 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)

Differential stimulation and suppression of phytoplankton growth by ammonium enrichment in eutrophic hardwater lakes over 16 years

Swarbrick, V. J., Simpson, G. L., Glibert, P. M. & Leavitt, P., 07 Dec 2018, In : Limnology and Oceanography.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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8 Citations (Scopus)
126 Downloads (Pure)
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5 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Generalized Additive Models of Climatic and Metabolic Controls of Subannual Variation in pCO2 in Productive Hardwater Lakes

Wiik, E., Haig, H. A., Finlay, K., Simpson, G. L., Vogt, R. J. & Leavitt, P. R., 19 May 2018, In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
185 Downloads (Pure)

In lakes but not in minds: stakeholder knowledge of invasive species in prairie lakes

Nanayakkara, L., Jurdi-Hage, R., Leavitt, P. R. & Wissel, B., Mar 2018, In : Biological Invasions. 20, 3, p. 633-652 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
141 Downloads (Pure)

Novel alkenone-producing strains of genus Isochrysis (Haptophyta) isolated from Canadian saline lakes show temperature sensitivity of alkenones and alkenoates

Araie, H., Nakamura, H., Toney, J. L., Haig, H. A., Plancq, J., Shiratori, T., Leavitt, P. R., Seki, O., Ishida, K. I., Sawada, K., Suzuki, I. & Shiraiwa, Y., Jul 2018, In : Organic Geochemistry. 121, p. 89-103 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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10 Citations (Scopus)
158 Downloads (Pure)

Paleolimnological proxies reveal continued eutrophication issues in the St. Lawrence River Area of Concern

Moir, K. E., Hickey, M. B. C., Leavitt, P. R., Ridal, J. J. & Cumming, B. F., Jun 2018, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 44, 3, p. 357-366 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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1 Citation (Scopus)
152 Downloads (Pure)

Regional versus local drivers of water quality in the Windermere catchment, Lake District, United Kingdom: The dominant influence of wastewater pollution over the past 200 years

Moorhouse, H. L., McGowan, S., Taranu, Z. E., Gregory-Eaves, I., Leavitt, P. R., Jones, M. D., Barker, P. & Brayshaw, S. A., 10 May 2018, In : Global Change Biology. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
154 Downloads (Pure)

Spatial and temporal variation in nitrogen fixation and its importance to phytoplankton in phosphorus-rich lakes

Hayes, N. M., Patoine, A., Haig, H. A., Simpson, G. L., Swarbrick, V. J., Wiik, E. & Leavitt, P. R., 27 Nov 2018, In : Freshwater Biology. p. 1-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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6 Citations (Scopus)
127 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Biomass and Pigments of Benthic Algae

Steinman, A. D., Lamberti, G. A., Leavitt, P. R. & Uzarski, D. G., 20 Feb 2017, Ecosystem Structure: Third Edition. Elsevier Inc., Vol. 1. p. 223-241

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

20 Citations (Scopus)

Daphniid zooplankton assemblage shifts in response to eutrophication and metal contamination during the Anthropocene

Rogalski, M. A., Leavitt, P. R. & Skelly, D. K., 26 Jul 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1859, 10 p., 20170865.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
126 Downloads (Pure)

Effects of experimental nitrogen fertilization on planktonic metabolism and CO2 flux in a hypereutrophic hardwater lake

Bogard, M. J., Finlay, K., Waiser, M. J., Tumber, V. P., Donald, D. B., Wiik, E., Simpson, G. L., Del Giorgio, P. A. & Leavitt, P. R., 12 Dec 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 12, 19 p., e0188652.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
154 Downloads (Pure)

Historical phosphorus dynamics in Lake of the Woods (USA–Canada) — does legacy phosphorus still affect the southern basin?

Edlund, M. B., Schottler, S. P., Reavie, E. D., Engstrom, D. R., Baratono, N. G., Leavitt, P. R., Heathcote, A. J., Wilson, B. & Paterson, A. M., 2017, In : Lake and Reservoir Management. 33, 4, p. 386-402 17 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)

Paleolimnological assessment of nutrient enrichment on diatom assemblages in a priori defined nitrogen- and phosphorus-limited lakes downwind of the Athabasca Oil Sands, Canada

Laird, K. R., Das, B., Hesjedal, B., Leavitt, P. R., Mushet, G. R., Scott, K. A., Simpson, G. L., Wissel, B., Wolfe, J. & Cumming, B. F., 14 Apr 2017, In : Journal of Limnology. 76, 3, p. 488-502 15 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
131 Downloads (Pure)

Paleolimnology of the Lake of the Woods southern basin: continued water quality degradation despite lower nutrient influx

Reavie, E. D., Edlund, M. B., Andresen, N. A., Engstrom, D. R., Leavitt, P. R., Schottler, S. & Cai, M., 2017, In : Lake and Reservoir Management. 33, 4, p. 369-385 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Regional climate changes drive increased scaled-chrysophyte abundance in lakes downwind of Athabasca Oil Sands nitrogen emissions

Mushet, G. R., Laird, K. R., Das, B., Hesjedal, B., Leavitt, P. R., Scott, K. A., Simpson, G. L., Wissel, B., Wolfe, J. D. & Cumming, B. F., Oct 2017, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 58, 3, p. 419-435 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
169 Downloads (Pure)

Synthesis centers as critical research infrastructure

Baron, J. S., Specht, A., Garnier, E., Bishop, P., Campbell, C. A., Davis, F. W., Fady, B., Field, D., Gross, L. J., Guru, S. M., Halpern, B. S., Hampton, S. E., Leavitt, P. R., Meagher, T. R., Ometto, J., Parker, J. N., Price, R., Rawson, C. H., Rodrigo, A., Sheble, L. A. & 1 others, Winter, M., 01 Aug 2017, In : BioScience. 67, 8, p. 750-759 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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12 Citations (Scopus)
67 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Bias in Research Grant Evaluation Has Dire Consequences for Small Universities

Murray, D. L., Morris, D., Lavoie, C., Leavitt, P. R., MacIsaac, H., Masson, M. E. J. & Villard, M-A., 03 Jun 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 6, 19 p., e0155876.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)
149 Downloads (Pure)

Consequences of Fish Kills for Long-Term Trophic Structure in Shallow Lakes Implications for Theory and Restoration

Sayer, C. D., Davidson, T. A., Rawcliffe, R., Langdon, P. G., Leavitt, P. R., Cockerton, G., Rose, N. L. & Croft, T., 01 Nov 2016, In : Ecosystems. 19, 7, p. 1289-1309

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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13 Citations (Scopus)
18 Downloads (Pure)

Identifying consumer-resource population dynamics using paleoecological data

Einarsson, Á., Hauptfleisch, U., Leavitt, P. R. & Ives, A. R., 07 Mar 2016, In : Ecology. 97, 2, p. 361-371 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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9 Citations (Scopus)
163 Downloads (Pure)

Impacts of forestry planting on primary production in upland lakes from north-west Ireland

Stevenson, M. A., Mcgowan, S., Anderson, N. J., Foy, R. H., Leavitt, P. R., Mcelarney, Y. R., Engstrom, D. R. & Pla-Rabés, S., 01 Apr 2016, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 4, p. 1490-1504

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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4 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Increased variability and sudden ecosystem state change in Lake Winnipeg, Canada, caused by 20th century agriculture

Bunting, L., Leavitt, P. R., Simpson, G. L., Wissel, B., Laird, K. R., Cumming, B. F., St. Amand, A. & Engstrom, D. R., 01 Nov 2016, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 61, 6, p. 2090-2107 18 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)
133 Downloads (Pure)

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

Glibert, P. M., Wilkerson, F. P., Dugdale, R. C., Raven, J. A., Dupont, C. L., Leavitt, P. R., Parker, A. E., Burkholder, J. M. & Kana, T. M., 12 Jan 2016, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 61, 1, p. 165-197

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191 Citations (Scopus)
204 Downloads (Pure)

Recording of climate and diagenesis through sedimentary DNA and fossil pigments at Laguna Potrok Aike, Argentina

PASADO Science Team, 27 Apr 2016, In : Biogeosciences. 13, 8, p. 2475-2492 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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11 Citations (Scopus)
132 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Acceleration of cyanobacterial dominance in north temperate-subarctic lakes during the Anthropocene

Taranu, Z. E., Gregory-Eaves, I., Leavitt, P. R., Bunting, L., Buchaca, T., Catalan, J., Domaizon, I., Guilizzoni, P., Lami, A., McGowan, S., Moorhouse, H., Morabito, G., Pick, F. R., Stevenson, M. A., Thompson, P. L. & Vinebrooke, R. D., Apr 2015, In : Ecology Letters. 18, 4, p. 375-84 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

119 Citations (Scopus)

Announcing the Victoria J. Bertics memorial award for aquatic science

Leavitt, P., 01 Aug 2015, In : Limnology and Oceanography Bulletin. 24, 3, p. 91-92 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

A paleolimnological investigation of phytoplankton trends in a narrow rivervalley reservoir (PL)

Tse, T., Doig, L., Quinones-Rivera, Z., Leavitt, P., Codling, G., Lucas, B., Liber, K., Giesy, J., Wheater, H. & Jones, P., 2015, In : Canadian Technical Report of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asynchronous onset of eutrophication among shallow prairie lakes of the Northern Great Plains, Alberta, Canada

Maheaux, H., Leavitt, P. R. & Jackson, L. J., 27 Aug 2015, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 1, p. 271-283

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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13 Citations (Scopus)
20 Downloads (Pure)

Convergent polymorphism between stream and lake habitats: the case of brook char

Samways, K. M., Leavitt, P. R., Magnan, P., Rodríguez, M. A. & Peres-Neto, P. R., 2015, In : Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 72, 9, p. 1406-1414

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)
18 Citations (Scopus)

Decrease in CO2 efflux from northern hardwater lakes with increasing atmospheric warming

Finlay, K., Vogt, R. J., Bogard, M. J., Wissel, B., Tutolo, B. M., Simpson, G. L. & Leavitt, P. R., 12 Mar 2015, In : Nature. 519, p. 215-218

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)

Ecological changes in two contrasting lakes associated with human activity and dust transport in western Wyoming

Brahney, J., Ballantyne, A. P., Kociolek, P., Leavitt, P. R., Farmer, G. L. & Neff, J. C., 06 Mar 2015, In : Limnology and Oceanography. 60, 2, p. 678-695

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced algal abundance in northwest Ontario (Canada) lakes during the warmer early-to mid-Holocene period

Karmakar, M., Leavitt, P. R. & Cumming, B. F., 01 Sep 2015, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 123, p. 168-179

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrologic, metabolic and chemical regulation of water-column metabolism and atmospheric CO2 exchange in a large continental reservoir during spring and summer

Quiñones-Rivera, Z. J., Finlay, K., Vogt, R. J., Leavitt, P. R. & Wissel, B., 2015, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 41, 2, p. 144-154

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term spatial trends in sedimentary algal pigments in a narrow river-valley reservoir, Lake Diefenbaker, Canada

Tse, T. J., Doig, L. E., Leavitt, P. R., Quiñones-Rivera, Z. J., Codling, G., Lucas, B. T., Liber, K., Giesy, J. P., Wheater, H. & Jones, P. D., 2015, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research. 41, 2, p. 56-66 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrient sequestration in the Lake Winnipeg watershed

Donald, D. B., Parker, B. R., Davies, J-M. & Leavitt, P. R., 2015, In : Journal of Great Lakes Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Citations (Scopus)