CRMS Publications

Allison, Mead, Brendan Yuill, Torbjörn Törnqvist, Falk Amelung, Timothy H. Dixon, Gilles Erkens, Roelof Stuurman et al. Global Risks and Research Priorities.

Atazadeh, I., M.B. Edlund, B. Van der Vijver, K. Mills, S.A. Spaulding, P.A. Gell, S. Crawford, A.F. barton, S.S. Lee, K.E.L. Smith, P. Newall, and M. Potapova. 2014. Morphology, ecology, and biogeography of Stauroneis pachycephala P.T. Cleve (Bacillariophyta) and its transfer to the genus Envekadea. Diatom Research 29:4: 455-464.

Barras, J.A., 2006. Land area changes in coastal Louisiana after the 2005 hurricanes. A series of three maps: USGS Open-File Report, pp.06-1274.

Baustian, M.M., Stagg, C.L., Perry, C.L., Moss, L.C., Carruthers, T.J. and Allison, M., 2017. Relationships Between Salinity and Short-Term Soil Carbon Accumulation Rates from Marsh Types Across a Landscape in the Mississippi River Delta. Wetlands, pp.1-12.

Beland, M., Roberts, D. A., Peterson, S. H., Biggs, T. W., Kokaly, R. F., Piazza, S., ... & Ustin, S. L. (2016). Mapping changing distributions of dominant species in oil-contaminated salt marshes of Louisiana using imaging spectroscopy. Remote Sensing of Environment, 182, 192-207.

Bianchette, T.A., Liu, K.B., Qiang, Y. and Lam, N.S.N., 2015. Wetland Accretion Rates Along Coastal Louisiana: Spatial and Temporal Variability in Light of Hurricane Isaac’s Impacts. Water, 8(1), p.1.

Brien, L.F., 2015. Modeling eutrophication vulnerability in coastal Louisiana wetlands impacted by freshwater diversion: A remote sensing approach(Doctoral dissertation, Kansas State University).

Burleson, D.W., Rifai, H.S., Proft, J.K., Dawson, C.N. and Bedient, P.B., 2015. Vulnerability of an industrial corridor in Texas to storm surge. Natural Hazards, 77(2), pp.1183-1203.

Byrnes, M., & Berlinghoff, J. (2012). Gulf Regional Sediment Management Master Plan: Case Study Compilation. Journal of Coastal Research, 72-124. Retrieved from

Cahoon, D.R., 2015. Estimating relative sea-level rise and submergence potential at a coastal wetland. Estuaries and Coasts, 38(3), pp.1077-1084.

Carle, M., Sasser, C., & Roberts, H. (2015). Accretion and Vegetation Community Change in the Wax Lake Delta Following the Historic 2011 Mississippi River Flood. Journal of Coastal Research, 31(3), 569-587. Retrieved from

Carle, M.V. and Sasser, C.E., 2016. Productivity and Resilience: Long-Term Trends and Storm-Driven Fluctuations in the Plant Community of the Accreting Wax Lake Delta. Estuaries and Coasts, pp.1-17.

Carle, M.V., Wang, L. and Sasser, C.E., 2014. Mapping freshwater marsh species distributions using WorldView-2 high-resolution multispectral satellite imagery. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 35(13), pp.4698-4716.

Couvillion, B.R. and H. Beck. 2013. Marsh Collapse Thresholds for Coastal Louisiana Estimated Using Elevation and Vegetation Index Data. Journal of Coastal Research 63:58-67

Couvillion, B., M. Fischer, H. Beck, and W. Sleavin. 2016. Spatial configuration trends in coastal Louisiana from 1985 to 2010. Wetlands. 10.1007/s13157-016-0744-9.

Couvillion, B.R., Steyer, G.D., Wang, H., Beck, H.J. and Rybczyk, J.M., 2013. Forecasting the effects of coastal protection and restoration projects on wetland morphology in coastal Louisiana under multiple environmental uncertainty scenarios. Journal of Coastal Research, 67(sp1), pp.29-50.

Dietrich, J.C., J.J. Westerink, A.B. Kennedy, J.M. Smith, R.E. Jensen, M. Zulema, L.H. Holthuijsen, C. Dawson, R.A. Luettich, Jr., M.D. Powell, V.J. Cardone, A.T. Cox, G.W. Stone, H. Pourtaheri, M.E. Hope, S. Tanaka, L.G. Westerink, H.J. Westerink, and Z. Cobell. 2011. Hurricane Gustav (2008) Waves and Storm Surge: Hindcast, Synoptic Analysis, and Validation in Southern Louisiana. Monthly Weather Review 139:2488-2522.

Dobson Jr, G.E., 2016. Determining the efficacy of a wastewater assimilation wetland on transitioning a legacy salt marsh to a baldcypress (Taxodium distichum)-water tupelo (Nyssa aquatica) swamp (Doctoral dissertation, Southeastern Louisiana University).

Fernandez, A., Tang, J. and Rosenheim, B.E., 2014. Siderite ‘clumped’ isotope thermometry: a new paleoclimate proxy for humid continental environments. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 126, pp.411-421.

Glick, P., Clough, J., Polaczyk, A., Couvillion, B., & Nunley, B. (2013). Potential Effects of Sea-Level Rise on Coastal Wetlands in Southeastern Louisiana. Journal of Coastal Research, 211-233. Retrieved from

Green, C.C., W.E. Kelso, M.D. Kaller, K.M. Gautreaux, and D.G. Kelly. 2012. Potential for naturalization of nonindigenous Tilapia Orechromis sp. in coastal Louisiana marshes based on integrating thermal tolerance and field data. Wetlands 32:717-723.

Henkel, T., Preau, A., and Lopez, J. 2016. Swamp Restoration Suitability Assessment for the Pontchartrain Basin. Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, September 2016.

Hijuelos, A. and Reed, D., 2017.2017 Coastal Master Plan Appendix F: Adaptive Management.

Hillman, E., Henkel, T., Baker, D., Butcher, K., Smith, P., and Lopez, J. 2016. Update on Plantings and Tree Monitoring in the Vicinity of the Caernarvon Freshwater Diversion: May, 2014 to July, 2016. Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation, November 2016.

Holm Jr, G.O., Perez, B.C., McWhorter, D.E., Krauss, K.W., Johnson, D.J., Raynie, R.C. and Killebrew, C.J., 2016. Ecosystem Level Methane Fluxes from Tidal Freshwater and Brackish Marshes of the Mississippi River Delta: Implications for Coastal Wetland Carbon Projects. Wetlands, pp.1-13.

Honig, Aaron. 2013. Population Ecology of the Ribbed Mussel in Southeastern Louisiana. Louisiana State University Thesis 54p.

Honig, A., La Peyre, M.K. and Supan, J., 2014. Effects of low and high salinity regimes on seasonal gametogenesis of the ribbed mussel Geukensia granosissima in coastal Louisiana, USA. Sexuality and Early Development in Aquatic Organisms, 1, pp.75-82.

Honig, A., Supan, J. and Peyre, M.L., 2015. Population ecology of the gulf ribbed mussel across a salinity gradient: recruitment, growth and density.Ecosphere, 6(11), pp.1-13.

Hooper, M.J., Glomb, S.J., Harper, D.D., Hoelzle, T.B., McIntosh, L.M. and Mulligan, D.R., 2015. Integrated risk and recovery monitoring of ecosystem restorations on contaminated sites. Integrated environmental assessment and management.

Hope, M.E., J.J. Westerink, A.B. Kennedy, P.C. Kerr, J.C. Dietrich, C. Dawson, C.J. Bender, J.M. Smith, R.E. Jensen, M. Zijlema, L.H. Holthuijsen, R.A. Luettich Jr., M.D. Powell, V.J. Cardone, A.T. Cox, H. Pourtaheri, H.J. Roberts, J.H. Atkinson, S. Tanaka, H.J. Westerink, L.G. Westerink. 2013. Hindcast and validation of Hurricane Ike (2008) waves, forerunner, and storm surge. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 118:4424-4460.

Horaist, D.W., 2015. Estimating Seed Bank Responses to Changing Environmental Conditions in the Louisiana Coastal Zone (Thesis, UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE).

Hu, K., Chen, Q. and Wang, H., 2015. A numerical study of vegetation impact on reducing storm surge by wetlands in a semi-enclosed estuary.Coastal Engineering, 95, pp.66-76.

Hunter, R. G., Day, J. W., Shaffer, G. P., Lane, R. R., Englande, A. J., Reimers, R., ... & Hillmann, E. (2016). Restoration and Management of a Degraded Baldcypress Swamp and Freshwater Marsh in Coastal Louisiana. Water, 8(3), 71.

Ialeggio, J.S., 2014. Some Effects of Nutrient and Flooding Stress Manipulation on Coastal Louisiana Wetland Vegetation. Thesis. Louisiana State University.

Jankowski, K.L., T.E Tornqvist and A.M. Fernandes. 2017. Vulnerability of Louisiana's coastal wetlands to present-day rates of relative sea-level rise. DOI:10.1038/ncomms14792.

Jankowski, K.L., T.E. Tornqvist, and A. M. Fernandes (2017), Vulnerability of Louisiana’s coastal wetlands to present-day rates of relative sea-level rise, Nat. Commun., 8 (in press).

Justic, D., Duke-Sylvesterx, S.M., Visserx, J.M., Xue, Z. and Liang, J., 2016. Coastal Ecosystem Modeling in the Context of Climate Change: An Overview With Case Studies. Ecological Model Types, 28, p.227.

Kang, S.R. and S.L. King. 2013. Effects of hydrologic connectivity and environmental variables on nekton assemblages in a coastal marsh system. Wetlands 33:321-334.

Kang, S.R. and S.L. King. 2013. Effects of hydrologic connectivity on pond environmental characteristics in a coastal marsh system. Southern Naturalist 12(3): 568-578.

Kearney, M.S., Riter, C.A. and Turner, R.E., 2015. Comment on:“Integrating Successional Ecology and the Delta Lobe Cycle in Wetland Research and Restoration” by Nyman (2014). Estuaries and Coasts, 38(6), pp.1821-1823.

Kimball, M. E., Boswell, K. M., & Rozas, L. P. Estuarine fish behavior around slotted water control structures in a managed salt marsh. Wetlands Ecology and Management, 1-14.

Kokaly, R.F., B.R. Couvillion, J.M. Holloway, D.A. Roberts, S.L. Ustin, S.H. Peterson, S. Khanna, S.C. Piazza. 2013. Spectroscopic remote sensing of the distribution and persistence of oil from the Deepwater Horizon spill in Barataria Bay marshes. Remote Sensing of Environment 129:210-230.

Krauss, K. W., Holm, G. O., Perez, B. C., McWhorter, D. E., Cormier, N., Moss, R. F., ... & Raynie, R. C. (2016). Component greenhouse gas fluxes and radiative balance from two deltaic marshes in Louisiana: Pairing chamber techniques and eddy covariance. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences.

La Peyre, M., Furlong, J., Brown, L.A., Piazza, B.P. and Brown, K., 2014. Oyster reef restoration in the northern Gulf of Mexico: Extent, methods and outcomes. Ocean & Coastal Management, 89, pp.20-28.

La Peyre, M.K. and J. Gordon. 2012. Nekton density patterns and hurricane recovery in submerged aquatic vegetation and along non-vegetated natural and created edge habitats. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 98 (108-118).

La Peyre, M.K., Humphries, A.T., Casas, S.M. and La Peyre, J.F., 2014. Temporal variation in development of ecosystem services from oyster reef restoration. Ecological Engineering, 63, pp.34-44.

La Peyre, M.K., Schwarting, Lindsay, and Miller, Shea, 2013, Baseline data for evaluating development trajectory and provision of ecosystem services of created fringing oyster reefs in Vermilion Bay, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2013–1053, 43 p.

Lane, R.R., Day, J.W., Shaffer, G.P., Hunter, R.G., Day, J.N., Wood, W.B. and Settoon, P., 2016. Hydrology and water budget analysis of the East Joyce wetlands: Past history and prospects for the future. Ecological Engineering, 87, pp.34-44.

Lane, R. R., Mack, S. K., Day, J. W., DeLaune, R. D., Madison, M. J., & Precht, P. R. (2016). Fate of Soil Organic Carbon During Wetland Loss. Wetlands, 36(6), 1167-1181.

Lipsky, R.S. and C.M. Ryan. 2011. Nearshore restoration in Puget Sound: Understanding stakeholder values and potential coalitions. Coastal Management 36(6):577-597.

Lopez, J., Henkel, T. and Connor, P., 2015. Methodology for Hydrocoast Mapping of the Pontchartrain Basin: 2012 to 2015.

Mace III, M.M. and Rozas, L.P., 2017. Population dynamics and secondary production of juvenile white shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus) along an estuarine salinity gradient. Fishery Bulletin, 115(1).

Meselhe, E. A., Sadid, K. M., & Allison, M. A. (2016). Riverside morphological response to pulsed sediment diversions. Geomorphology, 270, 184-202.

Middleton, B.A., Johnson, D. and Roberts, B.J., 2015. Hydrologic remediation for the Deepwater Horizon incident drove ancillary primary production increase in coastal swamps. Ecohydrology, 8(5), pp.838-850.

Minello, T.J., Caldwell, P.A., and Rozas, L.P. 2017. Fishery Habitat in Estuaries of the US Gulf of Mexico: A Comparative Assessment of Gulf Estuarine Systems (CAGES).

Morris, J.T., Barber, D.C., Callaway, J.C., Chambers, R., Hagen, S.C., Hopkinson, C.S., Johnson, B.J., Megonigal, P., Neubauer, S.C., Troxler, T. and Wigand, C., 2016. Contributions of organic and inorganic matter to sediment volume and accretion in tidal wetlands at steady state. Earth's Future, 4(4), pp.110-121.

Morton, R., & Barras, J. (2011). Hurricane Impacts on Coastal Wetlands: A Half-Century Record of Storm-Generated Features from Southern Louisiana. Journal of Coastal Research, 27(6A), 27-43. Retrieved from

Morton, R.A., J.C. Bernier, K.W. Kelso and J.A. Barras. 2010. Quantifying large-scale historical formation of accomodation in the Mississippi Delta. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 35:1625-1641.

Murawski, S.A. and W.T. Hogarth. 2013. Enhancing the ocean observing system to meet restoration challenges in the Gulf of Mexico. Oceanography 26(1):10-16.

Nestlerode, J.A., V.D. Engle, P. Bourgeois, P.T. Heitmuller, J.M. Macauley, Y.C. Allen. 2009. An integrated approach to assess broad-scale condition of coastal wetlands-the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Wetlands pilot survey. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 150:21-29.

Neupane, J. 2010. Water quality modeling of freshwater diversions in the Barataria Basin. University of new Orleans Thesis. 129p.

Noto, A.E. and Shurin, J.B., 2017. Mean conditions predict salt marsh plant community diversity and stability better than environmental variability. Oikos.

Nyman, J.A., 2014. Integrating successional ecology and the delta lobe cycle in wetland research and restoration. Estuaries and coasts, 37(6), pp.1490-1505.

Oguma, A.Y. and P.L. Klerks. 2012. The role of native salinity regime on grass shrimp (Palaemonetes pugio) sensitivity to cadmium. Ecotoxicology 22:279-286.

Palaseanu-Lovejoy, M., Kranenburg, C., Barras, J., & Brock, J. (2013). Land Loss Due to Recent Hurricanes in Coastal Louisiana, U.S.A. Journal of Coastal Research, 97-109. Retrieved from

Palmer, M.A. 2009. Reforming watershed restoration: Science in need of application and applications in need of science. Estuaries and Coasts 32:1-17.

Patton, B. A. (2016). Living on the Edge: An Assessment of the Habitat Use of Waterbirds in Estuarine Wetlands of Barataria Basin, LA (Master's Thesis, Faculty of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree Master of Science in The School of Renewable Natural Resources by Brett Ashley Patton BS, William Carey University).

Peterson, S.H., Roberts, D.A., Beland, M., Kokaly, R.F. and Ustin, S.L., 2015. Oil detection in the coastal marshes of Louisiana using MESMA applied to band subsets of AVIRIS data. Remote Sensing of Environment,159, pp.222-231.

Peyronnin, N., M. Green, C. Parsons Richards, A. Owens. D. Reed, J. Chamberlain, D.G. Groves, W.K. Rhinehart, and K. Belhadjali. 2013. Louisiana's 2012 Coastal Master Plan: Overview of a science-based and publicaly informed decision-making process. Journal of Coastal Research 67:1-15.

Piazza, S.C., Steyer, G.D., Cretini, K.F., Sasser, C.E., Visser, J.M., Holm, G.O., Sharp, L.A., Evers, D.E. and Meriwether, J.R., 2011. Geomorphic and ecological effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on coastal Louisiana marsh communities (No. 2011-1094, pp. i-126). US Geological Survey.

Ramseur, G. 2012. Predicting wetland susceptibility to Phragmites australis: An assessment of environmental conditions in coastal Louisiana with recommendations for wetland management. Bard College Thesis. 77p.

Ramsey, E., Rangoonwala, A. and Jones, C.E., 2015. Structural classification of marshes with Polarimetric SAR highlighting the temporal mapping of marshes exposed to oil. Remote Sensing, 7(9), pp.11295-11321.

Ramsey, E., Rangoonwala, A., & Jones, C. E. (2016). Marsh canopy structure changes and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Remote Sensing of Environment, 186, 350-357.

Ramsey, E., Rangoonwala, A., Chi, Z., Jones, C.E. and Bannister, T., 2014. Marsh dieback, loss, and recovery mapped with satellite optical, airborne polarimetric radar, and field data. Remote Sensing of Environment, 152, pp.364-374.

Ramsey, E., and Rangoonwala, A. 2012. Mapping oil in a coastal marsh with polarimetric synthetic aperture radar. In Oceans, 2012 (pp. 1-8). IEEE.

Ramsey, E. III, A. Rangoonwala, and Terri Bannister. 2013. Coastal flood indundation monitoring with satellite C-band and L-band synthetic aperture radar data. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 1-22.

Ramsey, E. III, D. Werler, Y. Suzuoki, A. Rangoonwala, and Z. Lu. 2012. Limitations and potentials of satellite imagery to monitor environmental response to coastal flooding. Journal of Coastal Research 28:457-476.

Rangoonwala, A., Jones, C. E., & Ramsey, E. (2016). Wetland shoreline recession in the Mississippi River Delta from petroleum oiling and cyclonic storms. Geophysical Research Letters.

Regmi, B., Douglas, M. R., Anthonysamy, W. J., Douglas, M. E., & Leberg, P. L. Salinity and hydrological barriers have little influence on genetic structure of the mosquitofish in a coastal landscape shaped by climate change. Hydrobiologia, 1-15.

Richwine, K.A., Marot, M.E., Smith, C.G., Osterman, L.E. and Adams, C.S., 2015. Biological and geochemical data along Indian Point, Vermilion Bay, Louisiana (No. 2015-1143). US Geological Survey.

Rutherford, Marcus. Analyzing Site Suitability for Baldcypress (Taxodium distichum) Regeneration Along a Hydrologic Gradient in South Louisiana Swamps. Diss. Faculty of the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in The School of Renewable Natural Resources by Marcus Rutherford BS, Southern Illinois University, 2015.

Shaffer, G.P., Day, J.W., Kandalepas, D., Wood, W.B., Hunter, R.G., Lane, R.R. and Hillmann, E.R., 2016. Decline of the Maurepas Swamp, Pontchartrain Basin, Louisiana, and Approaches to Restoration. Water, 8(3), p.101.

Shapiro, K., Khanna, S. and Ustin, S.L., 2016. Vegetation Impact and Recovery from Oil-Induced Stress on Three Ecologically Distinct Wetland Sites in the Gulf of Mexico. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, 4(2), p.33.

Smith, K.E. 2012. Paleoecological study of coastal marsh in the chenier plain, Louisiana: Investigating the diatom composition of hurricane-deposited sediments and a diatom-based quantitative reconstruction of sea-level characteristics. University of Florida Dissertation. 203p.

Smith, K.E.L., Flocks, J.G., Steyer, G.D., and Piazza, S.C., 2015, Wetland paleoecological study of southwest coastal Louisiana—Sediment cores and diatom calibration dataset: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 877,

Snedden, G.A., Cretini, K. and Patton, B., 2015. Inundation and salinity impacts to above-and belowground productivity in Spartina patens and Spartina alterniflora in the Mississippi River deltaic plain: Implications for using river diversions as restoration tools. Ecological Engineering, 81, pp.133-139.

Snedden, G.A. and G.D. Steyer. 2013. Predictive occurrence models for coastal wetland plant communities: Delineating hydrologic response surfaces with multinomial logistic regression. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 118:11-23.

Stagg, C.L. and Mendelssohn, I.A., 2011. Controls on resilience and stability in a sediment-subsidized salt marsh. Ecological Applications, 21(5), pp.1731-1744.

Stagg, C. L., Schoolmaster, D. R., Piazza, S. C., Snedden, G., Steyer, G. D., Fischenich, C. J., & McComas, R. W. (2016). A Landscape-Scale Assessment of Above-and Belowground Primary Production in Coastal Wetlands: Implications for Climate Change-Induced Community Shifts. Estuaries and Coasts, 1-24.

Steyer, G.D., B.R. Couvillion, and J.A. Barras. 2013. Monitoring vegetation response to episodic disturbance events by using multitemporal vegetation indices. Journal of Coastal Research 63:118-130.

Suir, G.M., D.E. Evers, G.D. Steyer, and C.E. Sasser. 2013. Development of a reproducible method of determining quantity of water and its configuration in a marsh landscape. Journal of Coastal Research. 63:110-117.

Telfeyan, K., Breaux, A., Kim, J., Cable, J.E., Kolker, A.S., Grimm, D.A. and Johannesson, K.H., 2017. Arsenic, vanadium, iron, and manganese biogeochemistry in a deltaic wetland, southern Louisiana, USA. Marine Chemistry.

Thom, R.M., G. Williams, A. Borde, J. Southard, S. Sargeant, D. Woodruff, J.C. Laufle, and S. Glasoe. 2005. Adaptively addressing uncertainty in estuarine and near coastal restoration projects. Journal of Coastal Research 40:94-108.

Tobias, V. 2010. Developing tools to identify factors that limit production in coastal marshes. Louisiana State University Dissertation. 146p.

Tobias, V.D. and Nyman, J.A., 2016. Leaf Tissue Indicators of Flooding Stress in the Above-and Belowground Biomass of Spartina patens. Journal of Coastal Research.

Turnipseed, D.P., Allen, Y.C., Couvillion, B.R., McKee, K.L. and Vervaeke, W.C., 2011. Ecosystem effects in the Lower Mississippi River Basin. US Geological Survey Professional Paper.

Van den Heuvel, S. (2010). Modeling the hydrodynamics and salinity of the Pontchartrain Basin (Masters Thesis). Delft University of Technology. Netherlands.

Visser, J. M., Duke-Sylvester S. M., Shaffer, G. P., Hester, M. W., Couvillion, B., Broussard, W. P. III, Willis, J.M., & Beck H. (2015). 2017 Coastal Master Plan: Model Improvement Plan Modeling: Attachment C3-5 – Vegetation. Version I. Baton Rouge, Louisiana: Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority.

Visser, J. M., Evers, D. E., Sasser, C. E., Suir, G. M., & Steyer, G. D. (2008). Evaluation of the effects of CWPPRA hydrologic restoration projects on hydrology and marsh condition.

Visser, J.M., Sasser, C.E., Chabreck, R.H. and Linscombe, R.G., 2002. The impact of a severe drought on the vegetation of a subtropical estuary.Estuaries, 25(6), pp.1184-1195.

Visser, J.M., S.M. Duke-Sylvester, J. Carter, and W. P. Broussard III. 2013. A computer model to forecast wetland vegetation changes resulting from restoration and protection in coastal Louisiana. Journal of Coastal Research 67: 51-59.

Wang, H., Chen, Q., La Peyre, M.K., Hu, K. and La Peyre, J.F., 2017. Predicting the impacts of Mississippi River diversions and sea-level rise on spatial patterns of eastern oyster growth rate and production. Ecological Modelling, 352, pp.40-53.

Wang, H., Piazza, S.C., Sharp, L.A., Stagg, C.L., Couvillion, B.R., Steyer, G.D., and McGinnis, T.E., 2017. Determining the Spatial Variability of Wetland Soil Bulk Density, Organic Matter, and the Conversion Factor between Organic Matter and Organic Carbon across Coastal Louisiana, USA. Journal of Coastal Research. 33(3) 507-517.

Wang, H., Steyer, G.D., Couvillion, B.R., Rybczyk, J.M., Beck, H.J., Sleavin, W.J., Meselhe, E.A., Allison, M.A., Boustany, R.G., Fischenich, C.J. and Rivera-Monroy, V.H., 2014. Forecasting landscape effects of Mississippi River diversions on elevation and accretion in Louisiana deltaic wetlands under future environmental uncertainty scenarios. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 138, pp.57-68.

Webb, E.L., D.A. Friess, K.W. Krauss, D.R. Cahoon, G.R. Guntenspergen, J. Phelps. 2013. A global standard for monitoring coastal wetland vulnerability to accelerated sea-level rise. Nature Climate Change 3:458-465.

Yando, E.S., Osland, M.J., Willis, J.M., Day, R.H., Krauss, K.W. and Hester, M.W., 2016. Salt marsh-mangrove ecotones: using structural gradients to investigate the effects of woody plant encroachment on plant–soil interactions and ecosystem carbon pools. Journal of Ecology.

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