Technical Reports and Peer-Riviewed Publications

Amphibians

Chalmers, R.J. 2006. Eastern Mud Salamander (Pseudotriton montanus): Status in Maryland. Report prepared for Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Monitoring and Non-Tidal Assessment Division.

 

Molines, K. 1997. The Marbled Salamander at Jug Bay. Audubon Naturalist News: 23 (9).

 

Strain, Gabriel F. and Richard L. Raesly. 2006. A comparison of techniques to sample salamanders and other herpetofauna along small coastal Plain streams in Maryland. Report to: Monitoring and Non-tidal Assessment Division, Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Annapolis, Maryland. 48 pgs.

Biochemistry

Fogel, M.L. and N. Tuross. 1999. Transformation of plant biochemicals to geological macromolecules during early diagenesis. Oecologia 120:336-346.

 

Keller, JK, PB Weisenhorn and JP Megonigal. 2009. Humic acids as electron acceptors in wetland decomposition. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 41:1518-1522.

 

Keller, J., A. Sutton-Grier, A. Bullock, and P. Megonigal. 2012. Anaerobic metabolism in tidal freshwater wetlands: I. Plant removal effects on iron reduction and methanogenesis. Coasts and Estuaries.

 

Megonigal, P. J. and S.C. Neubauer. Biogeochemistry of freshwater tidal wetlands. In: Gerardo M. E. Perillo, Eric Wolanski, Donald R. Cahoon, Mark M. Brinson, editors. Coastal Wetlands: An Integrated Ecosystem Approach. Elsevier, 2009, p. 535. ISBN: 978-0-444-53103-2.

 

Neubauer, S.C., K. Givler, S. Valentine, and J.P. Megonigal. 2005. Seasonal patterns and plant-mediated controls of subsurface wetland biogeochemistry. Ecology 86:3334-3344.

 

O'Keefe, J.A. 2007. Sediment biogeochemistry across the Patuxent River estuarine gradient: Geochronology and FE-SP interactions. Master's thesis. University of Maryland, MEES program.

 

Seldomridge, E. 2009. Importance of channel networks on nitrate retention in freshwater tidal wetlands, Patuxent River, Maryland. Master's thesis. University of Maryland, College Park.

 

Teece, MA, and ML. Fogel. 2007. Stable carbon isotope biogeochemistry of monosaccharides in aquatic organisms and terrestrial plants. Organic Geochemistry 38: 458-473.

 

Testa, Jeremy. 2006. Factors regulating variability in water quality and net biogeochemical fluxes in the Patuxent River estuary. Unpublished Master's Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

 

Testa, J. and M. Kemp. 2006. Water Quality and Nutrient Cycling in the Patuxent River estuary: Assessing the Role of Tidal Marshes. Final Report to the National Estuarine Research Reserve.

 

Van Berkum, P. and C. Sloger. 1983. Interaction of combined nitrogen with the expression of root-associated nitrogenase activity in grasses and with the development of N2 fixation in soybean (Glycine max L. Merr.) Plant Physiology 72:741-745.

 

Verhoeven, J.T.A., D.F. Whigham, R. Van Logtestijn, R. van Logtestijn, and J. O'Neill. 2001. A comparative study of nitrogen and phosphorus cycling in tidal and non-tidal riverine wetlands. Wetlands 21:210-222.

Ziegler, S. 1992 (Fall). Nitrogen in, nitrogen out: a flux study at Jug Bay. Marsh Notes (newsletter of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary): 7(3).

 

Ziegler, S., D. J. Velinsky, C. W. Swarth and M. L. Fogel. 1999. Sediment-water exchange of dissolved inorganic nitrogen in a freshwater tidal wetland. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Ziegler, S.E. and M.L. Fogel. 2003. Seasonal and diel relationships between the isotopic compositions of dissolved and particulate organic matter in freshwater ecosystems. Biogeochemistry 64:25-52.

Birds

Dubill, A. 1994. Comparison of breeding season bird populations in natural and created wetlands. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Haramis, G.M. and G.D. Kearns. 2000. A radio transmitter attachment technique for Soras. Journal of Field Ornithology 71:135-139.

 

Kearns, G.D., N.B. Kwartin, D.F. Brinker and G.M. Haramis. 1998. Digital playback and improved trap design enhances capture of migrant Sora and Virginia Rails. Journal of Field Ornithology 69:466-473.

 

Kwartin, N. (1998). Ecology of sora rails at Jug Bay. University of Maryland. Unpubl. master's thesis.

 

Martin, S. 2001. Habitat Use by Common Yellowthroats. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Meanley, B. 1964. Origin, structure, molt, and dispersal of a late summer red-winged blackbird population. Bird Banding 25:32-38

Meanley, B. 1965. Early-fall food and habitat of the Sora in the Patuxent River Marsh, Maryland. Chesapeake Science 6:235-237.

 

Norris, M. 1996. Abnormal cloacal growths in songbirds, with special reference to Wood Thrushes. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Pain, D.J. 1989. Haematological parameters as predictors of blood lead and indicators of lead poisoning in the black duck (Anas rubripes). Environmental Pollution 60:67-81.

 

Rafiq, T.L., P.P. Marra and T.M Guinard. 2003. Effects of winter food supplementation on the reproductive behavior of the Northern Cardinal. Technical report of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, Edgewater, Maryland.

 

Rattner, B.A. and B.K. Ackerson. 2008. Potential environmental contaminant risks to avian species at Important Bird Areas in the Northeastern United States. Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management. 4: 344-357.

 

Roberts, P. 2009. Determinants of reproductive success in a neotropical migratory songbird: Timing, site-selection and mating strategies. PhD. Dissertation, Biology Department, Dartmouth College, Hanover.

 

Swarth, C. W. and J. Burke. 1999. Patuxent River Waterbird Census; February 1999. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. 29 pgs.

 

Swarth, C., and J. Burke. 2000. Waterbirds in Freshwater Tidal Wetlands: Population Trends and Habitat Use in the Non-breeding Season. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. 37 pgs.

 

Swarth, C.W. and J. Burke. 2002. Seasonal dynamics of waterbirds using freshwater tidal wetlands. Pg. 39. In, M.C. Perry, ed. Black Ducks and Their Chesapeake Bay Habitats: Proceedings of a Symposium, USGS, Biological Resources Discipline Information and Technology Report USGS/BRD/ITR-2002-2005.

 

Swarth, C. 2007. Distribution and abundance of wintering waterbirds on the Patuxent River Estuary. Technical report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. 17 pages.

 

Wondolowski, L. 2002. Diurnal activity patterns of wintering gulls at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Maryland: MS thesis, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.

Fish

Chu-fa, Tsai and G. R. Gibson, Jr. 1971. Fecundity of the Yellow Perch, Perca flavescens Mitchill, in the Patuxent River, Maryland. Chesapeake Science 12: 270-274.

 

Crumrine, P. 1997. Relationship of tide height with feeding in an estuarine fish (Mummichog; Fundulus heteroclitus). Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Gilmour, C. 1997. A preliminary survey of size-specific mercury in game fish from Maryland fresh and estuarine water. Chesapeake and Watershed Programs: Monitoring and Non-tidal Assessment. Rpt. 98-3.

 

 Kerr, LA 2008. Cause, consequence, and prevalence of spatial structure of white perch (Morone americana) populations in the Chesapeake Bay. Unpubl PhD dissertation. Univ. of Maryland, Marine-Estuarine-Environmental Sciences program.

 

Mansueti, R. 1950. An ecological and distributional study of the fishes of the Patuxent River Watershed, Maryland. PhD dissertation, University of Maryland, College Park.

 

McGee, BL, AE Pinkney, DJ Fisher, and LT Yonkos. 2003. Evaluation of Endocrine Disrupting Effects in Potomac River Fish. Final Report CBFOCO3-01[USFWS PDF].

 

Rodney, W. 1990. Mummichogs (Fundulus heteroclitus): population size and sex ratio in a freshwater tidal marsh. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

Insects

Mawdsley, J. R. 2006. The tiger beetle fauna of an anthropogenic sand barrens site in central Maryland, USA (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae). A report of the Department of Entomology National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution.

 

Mawdsley, J. R. 2007. The tiger beetle fauna of an anthropogenic sand barrens site in central Maryland, U.S.A. (Coleoptera: Cicindelidae).Cicindela 38(1-4):47-58.

 

Shone, S.M., P.N. Ferrao, C.R. Lesser, D.E. Norris and G.E. Glass. 2001. Analysis of mosquito vector species abundances in Maryland using Geographic Information Systems. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 951:364-368.

 

Shone, S. 2003 (Fall). Mosquito study tracks carriers of West Nile Virus. Marsh Notes (newsletter of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary) 18(3).

 

Shone, S.M., P.N Ferrao, C.R. Lesser, G.E. Glass and D.E. Norris. 2003. Evaluation of carbon dioxide and 1-Octen-3-OL-baited Centers for Disease Control Fay-Prince traps to collect Aedes albopictus. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association 19: 445-447.

 

 Shone, S.M. 2005. Environmental factors impacting mosquito population dynamics in the mid-Atlantic region [Doctoral dissertation]. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

Shone, S.M., Glass, G.E., and Norris, D.E. 2006. Targeted trapping of mosquito vectors in the Chesapeake Bay area of Maryland. Journal of Medical Entomology 43: 151-158.

 

Terrell, E.E. and SWT Batra. 1984. Insects collect pollen of eastern wild rice, Zizania aquatica (Poaceae). Castanea 49:31-34.

Natural History

Brush, G.S. and F.W. Davis. 1984. Stratigraphic evidence of human disturbance in an estuary. Quaternary Research 22:91-108

Reptiles

Capps, J. 2002. Habitat use and movements of Spotted Turtles based on radio telemetry. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Crumrine, P. and S. Bartimo. 1997. A summary of turtle trapping: Mark's Pond, Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. 14pgs.

 

Crumrine, P. and S. Bartimo. 1997. Two dozen turtles in one little pond. Marsh Notes (Newsletter of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary). Volume 12 No. 3.

 

Hagood, S. 2009. Genetic Differentiation of Selected Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina) Populations in Fragmented Habitats, and a Comparison of Road-based Mortality Rates to Population Size.  PhD dissertation, Department of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.

 

Lentz, J. 2004. Home range and habitat preferences of the Eastern Box Turtle at the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Lentz, J. 2004. Home range and habitat preferences of Terrapene carolina carolina at the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Senior thesis, Biology Department, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York.

 

Linebaugh, S. 1995. Basking patterns of aquatic turtles. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Marchand, M., M. M. Quinlan and C. W. Swarth. 2003. Movement patterns and habitat use of eastern box turtles at the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Maryland. In: C. W. Swarth, W. M. Roosenburg and E. Kiviat, eds. Conservation and Ecology of Turtles of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Bibliomania Press. Pgs 55-62.

 

Matthews, S. 2007. The effects of weather, rain events, humidity, and temperature on the seasonal movements of female Eastern Box Turtles. Technical report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. 52 pgs.

 

Nuebert, S. 1996. Mammalian predation on turtle nests. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Quinlan, M., C. Swarth, and M. Marchand. 2003. Characteristics of a high density Eastern Box Turtle population on Maryland's Coastal Plain. In: C. W. Swarth, W. M. Roosenburg and E. Kiviat, eds. Conservation and Ecology of Turtles of the Mid-Atlantic Region. Bibliomania Press. Pg. 110.

 

Savva, Y., C.W. Swarth, J. Gupchup and K. Szlavecz. 2010. Thermal environments of overwintering Eastern Box Turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina). Canada Journal of Zoology 88:1086-1094.

 

Smithberger, S. L., and C. Swarth. 1993.  The Reptiles and Amphibians of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.  The Maryland Naturalist 37(3-7):28-46.

 

Somers, A. B., and C.E. Mathews. 2006. The Box Turtle Connection: A Passageway into the Natural World. Published by University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina.

 

Swarth, C. 1998. The Ecology and Population Status of Turtles at Jug Bay, Patuxent River (Maryland).  Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary Technical Report. 83 pgs.

 

Swarth, C. W. 2005. Box Turtle predation on songbirds. Herpetologica 36:315.

 

Swarth, C. W. and S. Hagood (editors). 2005. Summary of the Eastern Box Turtle Regional Conservation Workshop: Recommendations for Action. Published by the Humane Society of the United States, Washington, D.C.

 

Swarth, C.W. 2005. Home range characteristics of box turtles. Eds. C.W. Swarth and S. Hagood. In, Summary of the Eastern Box Turtle Regional Conservation Workshop: Recommendations for Action. Published by the Humane Society of the United States, Washington, D.C. pgs 9-10.

 

Swarth, C. 2005. Box Turtle Conservation: Can We Save Them Before It's Too Late? Audubon Naturalist News. March 2005.

 

Swarth, C.W. and M. Quinlan, April 2010, unpublished.  Population Density and Distribution of Eastern Box Turtles (Terrapene carolina carolina) at the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, 15 pgs.

 

Szlavecz, K., A. Terzis, R. Musaloiu-E., C.-J. Liang, J. Cogan, A. Szalay, J. Gupchup, J. Klofas, L. Xia, C. Swarth, and S. Matthews. 2007. Turtle nest monitoring with wireless sensor networks. In  Proceedings of the American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting,. San Francisco, California.

 

Thurston, L. 2005. Nest site characteristics of the Eastern Box Turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina): vegetation, temperature, insolation and substrate. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Woodward, T. 2005. Hibernation behavior of Eastern Box Turtles. Senior thesis, Science Department, Roosevelt High School, Greenbelt, Maryland.

 

Sediments and Nutrients

Boumans R.M., M. Ceroni, D.M. Burdick, D.R. Cahoon and C.W. Swarth. 2003. Sediment Elevation Dynamics in Tidal Marshes: Functional Assessment of Accretionary Biofilters. Final Report NOAA/UNH Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology (CICEET), Durham, NH.

 

Boynton, W.R., J. D. Hagy, J. C. Cornwell, W. M. Kemp, S. M. Greene, M. S. Owens, J. E. Baker, and R. K. Larsen. Nutrient budgets and management actions in the Patuxent River estuary, Maryland. Estuaries and Coasts 31: 623-651.

 

Bullock, A., A. Sutton-Grier, J.P. Megonigal. 2012. Anaerobic metabolism in tidal freshwater wetlands: III. Temperature regulation of iron cycling. Estuaries and Coasts.

 

Ceroni, M., R. Boumans and C.W. Swarth. Coastal habitats and rising sea level: a study of sediment elevation dynamics in a freshwater tidal marsh. (Manuscript available).

 

Childers D.L., F.H. Sklar, B. Drake and T. Jordan. 1993. Seasonal measurements of sediment elevation in three mid-Atlantic estuaries. Journal of Coastal Research 9:986-1003.

 

Delgado, P., P. Hensel, C.W. Swarth, M.Ceroni and R. Boumans. (in press). Long-term sedimentation     patterns in a tidal freshwater marsh: A compound response to hydrologic alteration and sea level rise. Estuaries and Coasts.

 

Jordan, T.E., J.C. Cornwell, W.R. Boynton, and J.T. Anderson. 2008. Changes in phosphorus biogeochemistry along an estuarine salinity gradient: The iron conveyer belt. Limnol. Oceanogr. 53:172-184.

 

Greene, Sarah. 2005. Nutrient removal by tidal fresh and oligohaline marshes in a Chesapeake Bay tributary. Unpublished Master's Thesis. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

 

Greene, S.E. 2005. Measurements of denitrification in aquatic ecosystems: literature review and data report. University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Solomons, Maryland. 29 p.

 

Groszkowski, K.M. 1995. Denitrification in a tidal freshwater marsh. Senior thesis, Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

 

Kana, T.M., M.B. Sullivan, J.C. Cornwell, and K.M. Groszkowski. 1998. Denitrification in estuarine sediments determined by membrane inlet mass spectrometry. Limnology & Oceanography 43: 334-339.

 

Khan H. and G.S. Brush. 1994. Nutrient and metal accumulation in a freshwater tidal marsh. Estuaries 17:345-360.

 

Knight, M.A. and G.B. Pasternak. 2000. Sources, input pathways, and distributions of Fe, Cu, and Zn in a Chesapeake Bay tidal freshwater marsh. Environmental Geology 39:1359-1371.

 

Ma, Shufen, George W. Luther III, Jason Keller, Andrew S. Madison, Edouard Metzger, David Emerson, and J. Patrick Megonigal. 2008. Solid-State Au/Hg Microelectrode for the Investigation of Fe and Mn Cycling in a Freshwater Wetland: Implications for Methane Production. Electroanalysis 20:233-239.

 

Merrill, J.Z. 1998. Denitrification in the Maryland National Estuarine Reserves. Final report to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. NOAA award #NA77OR0251.

 

Merrill, J.Z. 1999. Tidal freshwater marshes as nutrient sinks: particulate nutrient burial and denitrification. PhD. Dissertation. Marine and Estuarine Environmental Science Program, University of Maryland, College Park.

 

Merrill, J.Z. and J.C. Cornwell. 2000. The role of oligohaline marshes in estuarine nutrient cycling, p. 425-441. In M.P. Weinstein and D.A. Kreeger [ed.], Concepts and Controversies in Tidal Marsh Ecology. Kluwer Academic Publishers.

 

Pasternak, G.B. 1998. Physical dynamics of tidal freshwater delta evolution. PhD Thesis, Johns Hopkins Univ, Baltimore.

 

Pasternak, G.B. and G.S. Brush. 1998. Sedimentation cycles in a river-mouth tidal freshwater marsh. Estuaries 21: 407-415.

 

Pasternak, G. B., and G.S. Brush, G. S. 2001. Seasonal variations in sedimentation and organic content in five plant associations on a Chesapeake Bay tidal freshwater delta. Estuarine, Coastal, and Shelf Science 53:93-106.

 

Pasternak, G.B., W.B. Hilgartner and G.S. Brush. 2000. Biogeomorphology of an upper Chesapeake Bay river-mouth tidal freshwater marsh. Wetlands 20:520-537.

 

Phemister, K.E. 2004. Characterization of the spatial differences in hydrological functioning in a tidal marsh, Patuxent River, Md: A framework for understanding nutrient dynamics. Unpubl. Master's thesis. Department of Geology, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.

 

Rooth, J. and J.C. Stevenson. 2000. Sediment deposition patterns in Phragmites australis communities: Implications for coastal areas threatened by rising sea-level. Wetlands Ecology and Management 8:173-183.

 

Rooth, J., J. C. Stevenson and J. C. Cornwell. 2003. Increased sedimentation accretion rates following invasion by Phragmites australis: the role of litter. Estuaries 26: 475-483.

Water Quality

Anderson, R.R., R.G. Brown, and R.D. Rappleye. 1968. Water quality and plant distribution along the upper Patuxent River, Maryland. Chesapeake Science 9:145-156.

 

Swarth, C. and D. Peters. 1993. Water Quality and Nutrient Dynamics of Jug Bay on the Patuxent River; 1987 - 1992. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. 112 pgs.

Wetlands

Baldwin A.H., M.S. Egnotovich, and E. Clarke E. 2001. Hydrologic change and vegetation of tidal freshwater marshes: Field, greenhouse, and seed bank experiments. Wetlands 21:519-531.

 

Baldwin, A.H., and F.N. Pendleton, 2003. Interactive effects of animal disturbance and elevation on vegetation of a tidal freshwater marsh. Estuaries 26: 905-915.

 

Baldwin, A.H. 2004. Restoring complex vegetation in urban settings: The case of tidal freshwater marshes. Urban Ecosystems 7:125-137.

 

Bortz, J. 2004 (Spring). All hands on deck for SAVs. Marsh Notes (newsletter of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary): 19(1).

 

Bortz, J. 2002 (Summer). Restoring a community rather than a single species (SAVs). Marsh Notes (newsletter of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary): 17(2).

 

Damon, M. and C. Swarth. 1995. A Guide to the Wetland Plants of Jug Bay. A publication of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Fogel, M.L. 1996. Dynamics of freshwater plant decomposition. In, C. Swarth (ed.) Conference summary, Wetland Plants of the Mid-Atlantic States: Distribution, ecology and conservation. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Haramis, G.M. and G.D. Kearns. 2001. Invasive herbivory: resident Canada geese and the decline of Wild Rice along the tidal Patuxent River. Conference proceedings: Mute Swans and Their Chesapeake Bay Habitats. Wildfowl Trust Symposium, Horsehead Wetlands Center, Grasonville, Maryland.

 

Haramis, G.M. and G.D. Kearns. 2007. Herbivory by resident geese: the loss and recovery of wild rice along the tidal Patuxent River, Maryland. Journal of Wildlife Management 71:788-794.

 

Harrison, J. W. and P. Stango III. 2003. Shrubland tidal wetland communities of Maryland's Eastern Shore: identification, assessment, and monitoring. Maryland Department of Natural Resources, Natural Heritage Program, Annapolis, Maryland. Unpublished report submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency. 118 pp.

 

 Kiviat, E. 2004. Occurrence of Ailanthus altissima in a Maryland freshwater tidal estuary. Castanea 69:139-142.

 

Meanley, B. 1996. The Patuxent River wildrice marsh. Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Riverdale, MD.

 

Neff, Kelly Phyillaier. 2002. Plant Colonization and Vegetation Change in a Restored Tidal Freshwater Wetland in Washington, D.C. Master's thesis, University of Maryland, College Park.

 

Parker, V.T. and M.A. Leck. 1985. Relationships of seed banks to plant distribution patterns in a freshwater tidal wetland. American Journal of Botany 72: 161-174.

 

Perry, L. 1994. Effect of wetland vines (Mikania scandens and Polygonum arifolium) on cattail (Typha) size and growth. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Perry, L., J. D D'Avanzo & C. Swarth. 1995. Wetland plant community richness and diversity. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Rice, D., J. Rooth and J.C. Stevenson. 2000. The colonization and expansion of Phragmites australis in upper Chesapeake Bay tidal marshes. Wetlands 20:280-299.

 

Salvaggio, George. 1996. Sexual reproduction and seed germination of Matelia carolinensis. MS degree, Department of Horticulture, University of Maryland, College Park.

 

Sharpe, P.J. and A.H. Baldwin. 2009. Patterns of wetland plant species richness across estuarine gradients of Chesapeake Bay. Wetlands 29:225-235.

 

Shima, L.J., R.R. Anderson and V.P. Carter. 1976. The use of aerial color infrared photography in mapping the vegetation of a freshwater marsh. Chesapeake Science 17:74-85.

 

Stankelis, R.M., M.D. Naylor and W.R. Boynton. 2003. Submerged aquatic vegetation in the mesohaline region of the Patuxent Estuary: past, present and future status. Estuaries 26: 186-195.

 

Stevenson, C. 1994. A comparison study with a focus on potential dieback (Typha and Phragmites) at the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. Smithsonian Environmental Research Center, student intern research report.

 

Swarth, C. and M. Damon. 1996. Short-term and long-term vegetation changes in a freshwater tidal wetland. In, C. Swarth (ed.) Conference summary, Wetland Plants of the Mid-Atlantic States: Distribution, ecology and conservation. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Swarth, C.W., P. Delgado, and D. Whigham. (2012 in press). Vegetation dynamics in a tidal freshwater wetland: A long-term study at differing scales. Estuaries and Coasts.

 

Weiner, J. and D.F. Whigham. 1988. Size variability and self-thinning in wild-rice (Zizania aquatica). American Journal of Botany 75:445-448.

Other Subjects

Baldwin, A.H., 2001. Got Mud? Field-based learning in wetland ecology. Journal of College Science Teaching 31(2): 94-100.

 

Burke, J., C. Swarth and D. Nemazie (eds.). 1995. Proceedings of a research meeting of the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Maryland.

 

Caffrey, J. 2003. Production, respiration and net ecosystem metabolism in U.S. estuaries. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 81:207-219.

 

Campbell, J. D., K. Molines, and C.W. Swarth. 2007. Data mining for ecological field research: Lessons learned from amphibian and reptile activity analysis. Report published in NSF conference on data mining, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

 Childers, D.L., F.H. Sklar and S.E. Hutchinson. 1994. Statistical treatment and comparative analysis of scale-dependent aquatic transect data in estuarine landscapes. Landscape Ecology 9:127-141.

 

Costanza R., A. Voinov, R. Boumans, T. Maxwell, F. Villa, L. Wainger, H. Voinov. 2002. Integrated ecological economic modeling of the Patuxent River watershed, Maryland. Ecological Monographs 72:2, 203-231.

 

Csuzdi, C. and K. Szlávecz. 2002. Diplocardia patuxentis sp. n., a new earthworm species from Maryland, North America (Oligochaeta: Acanthodrilidae). Annals Historica-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 94: 45-51.

 

Csuzdi, C. and K. Szlávecz. 2003. Lumbricus friendi Cognetti, 1904 a new exotic earthworm in North America. Northeastern Naturalist 10:77-82.

 

Cunningham, H, C. Davis, C.W. Swarth, and G. Therres. 2012. The Maryland Amphibian and Reptile Atlas: A volunteer-based distributional survey. International Journal of Zoology. 2012: 1-11. (Article ID 348653, 11 pgs. doi:10.1155/2012/348653).

 

Droege, S, C. Davis, W. Steiner and J. Mawdsley. 2007. The lost micro-deserts of the Patuxent River: Using landscape history, insect and plant specimens, and fieldwork to detect and define a unique community. Unpublished manuscript.

 

Fleming, C. and C. Swarth. 1998. Ecology of an Estuary: Chesapeake Bay. A Guide for Middle School Teachers. A Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve publication. 104 pgs.

 

Fortunato, CS, EB Carlini, E Ewers and KL Bushaw-Newton. 2009. Nitrifier and denitrifier molecular operational taxonomic unit compositions from sites of a freshwater estuary of Chesapeake. Canadian journal of Microbiology 55:334-346.

 

Friebele, E., 2011 Jug Bay Stream Blitz Report. Technical Report of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

Friebele, E., C. Swarth and K. Stafford. 2001. The Ecology and History of Jug Bay: A Volunteer's Guide. A Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve publication. 105 pgs.

 

Friebele, E. and J. Zambo. 2004. A Guide to the Amphibians and Reptiles of Jug Bay. Publication of the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Maryland.

 

Heinle, D.R. and D.A. Flemer. 1976. Flows of materials between poorly flooded tidal marshes and an estuary. Marine Biology 35:359-373.

 

Keefe, C.W., D.A. Flemer and H. Hamilton. 1976. Seston distribution in the Patuxent River Estuary. Chesapeake Science 17:56-59.

 

Khan, H. 1993. A paleoecological study of a freshwater tidal marsh. PhD. Dissertation. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

Kiviat, E. 1995. Short-term visitor activities, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center. Report to the Smithsonian Institution.

 

Marra, P.P., S. Griffing, C.L. Cafree, A.M. Kilpatrick, R. McLean, C. Brand, L. Kramer, and R. Novak. 2004. West Nile Virus and Wildlife. Bioscience 54: 393-402.

 

McConnell, L. L., J. A. Harman-Fetchob and James D. Hagy, III. 2004. Measured concentrations of herbicides and model predictions of atrazine fate in the Patuxent River estuary. J. Environ. Qual. 33:594-604.

 

 Molines, K. 2002. What's in a name? Adkins Arboretum Native Seed. Winter 2002. 7 (1).

 

Molines, K., C. Bravo, G. Burton, M. Burton, T. Englar, L. Hollister, D. Perry, L. Siciliano, B. Smith, and S. Teliak. 2007. Diversity and abundance of trees within the upland forests of the Parris N. Glendening Nature Preserve at Jug Bay. Technical report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. 40 pages.

 

Morris, J. 1989. Patuxent River Sediments: Rates of deposition and erosion in a freshwater tidal wetland. Technical Report of the Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary.

 

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