Publications 2006 - 2015


Bradley, P. W., S. S. Gervasi, J. Hua, R. D. Cothran, R. A. Relyea, D. H. Olson, and A. R. Blaustein. 2015. Sensitivity to the emerging fungal pathogen Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis varies among populations of amphibians. Conservation Biology 29:1347-1356.

Brogan, W. R., and R. A. Relyea. 2015. Submerged macrophytes mitigate direct and indirect insecticide effects in freshwater communities. PLoS ONE 10: e0126677.

Buck, J. C., J. Hua, W. R. Brogan, T. D. Dang, J. Urbina, R. J. Bendis, A. B. Stoler, A. R. Blaustein, and R. A. Relyea. 2015. Effects of pesticide mixtures on host-pathogen dynamics of the amphibian chytrid fungus. PLOS ONE 10:e0132832.

Cothran, R. D., B. J. French, and R. A. Relyea. 2015. An assessment of putative sexually antagonistic traits in a freshwater amphipod species. Ethology 121:740-748.

Cothran, R. D., S. S. Gervasi, C. Murray, B. J. French, P. W. Bradley, J. Urbina, A. R. Blaustein, and R. A. Relyea. 2015. Carotenoids and amphibians:  Harmful effects on life history, but no effect on susceptibility to the emerging infectious pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Conservation Physiology 3:cov005.

Cothran, R. D., P. Noyes, and R. A. Relyea. 2015. An empirical test of stable species coexistence in an amphipod species complex. Oecologia 178:819-831.

D’Arco, B.D., Farrell, J.L., Nierzwicki-Bauer, S.A., and Boylen, C.W.  Are the Condition, Growth and Diet of Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) Different between  the Three Major Basins of Lake George, New York? The Open Fish Science Journal 8, 30-36.

Groner, M. L., and R. A. Relyea. 2015. Predators reduce Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection loads in their prey. Freshwater Biology 60:1699-1704.

Hua, J., D. K. Jones, B. M. Mattes, R. D. Cothran, R. A. Relyea, and J. T. Hoverman. 2015. Evolved pesticide tolerance in amphibians: Predicting mechanisms based on pesticide novelty and mode of action. Environmental Pollution 206:56-63.

Hua, J., D. K. Jones, B. M. Mattes, R. D. Cothran, R. A. Relyea, and J. T. Hoverman. 2015.The contribution of phenotypic plasticity to the evolution of insecticide tolerance in amphibian populations. Evolutionary Applications 8:586-596.

Jones, D. K., and R. A. Relyea. 2015. Here today, gone tomorrow:  Induction and retention of pesticide tolerance in amphibians. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 34:2295-2301.

Murren, C. J., J. R. Auld, H. Callahan, C. K. Ghalambor, C. A. Handelsman, M. A. Heskel, J. G. Kingsolver, H. J. Maclean, J. Masel, H. Maughan, D. W. Pfennig, R. A. Relyea, S. Seiter, E. Snell-Rood, U. K. Steiner, and C. D. Schlichting. 2015. Constraints on the evolution of phenotypic plasticity: costs of phenotype and costs of plasticity. Heredity 115:293-301.

Shaffery, H. M., and R. A. Relyea. 2015. Predator-induced defenses in five species of larval Ambystoma. Copeia 103:552-562.

Stoler, A. B., J. P. Stephens, R. A. Relyea, K. A. Berven, and S. D. Tiegs. 2015. Leaf litter quality induces morphological carryover effects on wood frog (Lithobates sylvaticus) metamorphs. Oikos 179:667-677.

Sutherland, J.W., Acker, F.W., Bloomfield, J.A., Boylen, C.W., Charles, D.F., Daniels, R.A., Eichler, L.W., Farrell, J.L., Feranec, R.S., Hare, M.P., et al. Brooktrout Lake case study: biotic recovery from acid deposition 20 years after the 1990 Clean Air Act Amendments. Environ. Sci. Technol. 49, 2665–2674.

Swinton MW, Eichler LW, Farrell JL & Boylen CW. Evidence for water temperatureincrease in Lake George, NY: impact on growing season duration and degree-days. Lake and Reservoir Management 31(3): 241-253.

Swinton MW, Eichler LW & Boylen CW. Road salt application differentially threatens water resources in Lake George (NY). Lake and Reservoir Management 31(1): 20-30.              

Woodley, S. K., B. M. Mattes, E. K. Yates, and R. A. Relyea. 2015. Sublethal concentrations of a pesticide induce changes in brain architecture in larval amphibians. Oecologia 179:655-665.Swinton MW, Eichler LW, Nierzwicki-Bauer SA, Farrell JL, Sutherland JW, Kelly MR & Boylen CW. 2016. Groundwater attenuates stream temperatures favoring deeper intrusion depths into Lake George, NY. Hydrology Research In Press

Dow, A. K., E. M. Dow, T. D. Fitzsimmons, and M. M. Materise. 2015. Harnessing the environmental data flood: A comparative analysis of hydrologic, oceanographic, and meteorological informatics platforms. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc. 96:725-736. DOI:10.1175/BAMS-D-13-00178.1

Kinkead, L., P. Pinheiro, and D. L. McGuinness. Automating the Collection of Semantic Sensor Network Metadata in the Field with Mobile Applications. In proceedings of 1st International Workshop on Mobile Deployment of Semantic Technologies (MoDeST 2015), Bethlehem, PA, USA October 2015, pp. 32-43

Pinheiro, P., McGuinness, D.L., and Santos, H. 2015. Human-Aware Sensor Network Ontology: Semantic Support for Empirical Data Collection. In Proceedings of International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC) 2015 (October 11-15 2015, Bethlehem, PA, US).

Read, J.S., K.C. Rose, E.L. Read, and L.A. Winslow. 2015. A method for estimating a bulk diffuse attenuation coefficient (Kd) from paired temperature sensors. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 13: 53-61. Swinton, M.W., L.W. Eichler and C.W. Boylen. 2015. Road salt application differentially threatens water resources in Lake George, New York. Lake and Reservoir Management. 31:20-30.

Swinton, M.W., L.W. Eichler, J.L. Farrell and C.W. Boylen. 2015. Evidence for water temperature increase in Lake George, NY: Impact on growing season duration and degree days. Lake and Reservoir Management. 31: 241-253.


Boylen C, Eichler L, Swinton M, Nierzwicki-Bauer S, Hannoun I & Short J. The State of the Lake: Thirty Years of Water Quality Monitoring on Lake George. 72pp.

Roberts, Anne E., Charles W. Boylen, and Sandra A. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2014. "Effects of lead accumulation on the Azolla caroliniana–Anabaena association." Ecotoxicology and environmental safety. 102 (2014): 100-104.

Michelena, T.M., C. Ostman, C.W. Boylen and S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2014.  Records of Bryozoans in the Freshwater Reach of the Hudson River Estuary.   Northeastern Naturalist.  221(3): 369-379.

Swinton MW & Boylen CW. Phytoplankton and macrophyte response to increased phosphorus availability enhanced by rainfall quantity. Northeastern Naturalist 21(2): 234-246.

Swinton, M.W., and C.W. Boylen. 2014. Phytoplankton and Macrophyte Response to Increased Phosphorus Availability Enhanced by Rainfall Quantity. Northeastern Naturalist 21(2):234-246.

McGuinness, D.L., Pinheiro, P., Patton, E.W., and Chastain, K. 2014. IN21B-3712 Semantic eScience for Ecosystem Understanding and Monitoring: The Jefferson Project Case Study. In Proceedings of AGU Fall Meeting 2014 (December 15-19 2014, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, US).

Patton, E.W., Pinheiro, P., and McGuinness, D.L. 2014. IN22A-05 Semantically aided interpretation and querying of Jefferson Project data using the SemantEco framework. In Proceedings of AGU Fall Meeting 2014 (December 15-19 2014, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, US).

Pinheiro, P. and McGuinness, D.L. 2014. Provenance-Enabled Integration of Sensor Network Data. In Proceedings of AGU Fall Meeting 2014 (December 15-19 2014, Moscone Center, San Francisco, CA, US)


Farrell, J. Harrison, J.P., Eichler, L.W., Sutherland, J.W. Nierzwicki-Bauer, S.A. and Boylen, C.W. 2013.  Identification of Eurasian Watermilfoil Using Hydroacoutstics.  Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 51: 15-21.



Daniels, R.A., Bombard, R.T., Sutherland, J.W., and Boylen, C.W. 2011.  Status of Fishes in Selected Adirondack Lakes: Eight Decades of Changing Assemblage Composition.  Open Fish Science Journal. 4:21-39.


Porter-Goff, E.R., C.W. Boylen and S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2010. Periphyton dynamics along a stream with a gradient of human impact. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 25: 385-394.

Nierzwicki-Bauer, S.A., C.W. Boylen, L.W. Eichler, J.P. Harrison, J.W. Sutherland, W. Shaw, R.A. Daniels, D.F. Charles, F.W. Acker, T.J. Sullivan, and B. Momen. 2014. Acidification in the Adirondacks: Defining the Biota in Trophic Levels of 30 Chemically Diverse Acid-Impacted Lakes. Environmental Science and Technology. 44:5721-5727.


Bass, D., N. Brown, J. Mackenzie-Dodds, P. Dyal, S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer, A.A. Vepritskiy, and T.A. Richards. 2009. A Molecular Perspective on Ecological Differentiation and Biogeography of Cyclotrichiid Ciliates. Journal of Eukaryotic Microbiology. 56:559-567.

Wimbush, J. M.E. Frischer, J.W. Zarzynski, and S. A. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2009. Eradication of Colonizing Populations of Zebra Mussels (Dreissena Polymorpha) by Early Detection and SCUBA removal: Lake George New York. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems 19:703-713.

Swinton, M.W. and C.W. Boylen. 2009. Alteration of sediment porewater associated with a Eurasian watermilfoil invasion. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 47: 26-31.


Daniels, R. A., R. S. Morse, J. W. Sutherland, R. T. Bombard and C. W. Boylen. 2008. Fish Movement Among Lakes: Are Lakes Isolated?  Northeastern Naturalist 15:577-588. 

Lawrence, G.B., K.M. Roy, B.P. Baldigo, H.A. Simonin, S.B. Capone, J.W. Sutherland, S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer and C.W. Boylen.  2008.  Chronic and Episodic Acidification of Adirondack Streams from Acid Rain in 2003-2005.  Journal Environmental Quality, 37:2264-2274.

Percent, S.F., M.E. Frischer, P.A. Vescio, E.B. Duffy, V. Milano, M. McLellan, B.M. Stevens, C.W. Boylen, and S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2008. Bacterial Community Structure of Acid-Impacted Lakes: What Controls Diversity? Applied Environmental Microbiology. 74:1856-1868.

Percent, S. F., M.E. Frischer, P.A. Vescio, E. B. Duffy, V. Milano, M. McLellan, B.M. Stevens, C.W. Boylen and S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer. 2008. Journal Highlights: Bacterial community structure of acid impacted lakes: What controls diversity? Microbe 3: 246.


Sullivan, T.J. B.J. Cosby, A.T. Herlihy, C.T. Driscoll, I.J. Fernandez, T.C. McDonnell, C.W. Boylen, S. A. Nierzwicki-Bauer, K.U. Snyder. 2007. Assessment of the Extent to Which Intensively-studied Lakes are Representative of the Adirondack Region and Response to Future Changes in Acidic Deposition. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution. 185:279-291.

Lawrence, G.B., J.W. Sutherland, C.W.Boylen, S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer, B. Momen, B.P.Baldigo, and H.A. Simonin. 2007. Acid Rain Effects on Aluminum Mobilization Clarified by Inclusion of Strong Organic Acids. Environmental Science & Technology. 41:93-98.


Momen, B., G.B. Lawrence, J.W. Sutherland, L.W. Eichler, J.P. Harrison, S.A. Nierzwicki-Bauer and C.W. Boylen.  2006.  Trends in Summer Chemistry Linked to Productivity in Lakes Recovering from Acid Deposition in the Adirondack Region of New York, USA.  Ecosystems 9:1306-1317.

Boylen, C.W., L.W. Eichler, J.S. Bartkowski, and S.M. Shaver. 2006.  The Use of Geographic Information Systems to Monitor and Predict Non-Native Aquatic Plant Dispersal through Northeastern North America.  Hydrobiologia. 570:243-248.