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John Wehr's Publications

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1. Wehr, J.D. 1981. Analysis of seasonal succession of attached algae in a mountain stream, the North Alouette River, British Columbia. CanJ Botany 59: 1465-1474. PDF

2. Wehr, J.D., Say. P.J. & Whitton, B.A. 1981. Heavy metals in an industrially polluted river, the Team. pp. 99-107. In: Heavy Metals in Northern England: Environmental and Biological aspects. P.J. Say & B.A. Whitton (eds.), University of Durham Press, England. PDF

3. Whitton, B.A., Say, P.J. & Wehr, J.D. 1981. Use of plants to monitor heavy metals in rivers. pp. 125-145. In: Heavy Metals in Northern England: Environmental and Biological aspects. P.J. Say & B.A. Whitton (eds.), University of Durham Press, England. PDF

4. Wehr, J.D. & Whitton, B.A. 1983. Aquatic cryptogams of natural acid springs enriched with heavy metals: the Kootenay Paint Pots, British Columbia. Hydrobiologia 98:97-105. PDF

5. Wehr, J.D., Empain, A., Mouvet, C., Say, P.J. & Whitton, B.A. 1983. Methods for process­ing aquatic mosses used as monitors of heavy metals. Water Res 17: 985-992. PDF

6. Wehr, J.D. & Whitton, B.A. 1983. Accumulation of heavy metals by aquatic mosses. 2. Rhynchostegium riparioides. Hydrobiologia 100: 261-284.

7. Wehr, J.D. & Whitton, B.A. 1983. Accumulation of heavy metals by aquatic mosses. 3. Seasonal changes. Hydrobiologia 100: 285-291.

8. Wehr, J.D., & Stein, J.R. 1985. Studies on the autecology and biogeography of the freshwater brown alga Heribaudiella fluviatilis (Aresch.) Sved. Journal of Phycology 21: 81-93. PDF

9. Wehr, J.D., Brown, L.M. & O'Grady, K, 1985. Physiological ecology of the bloom-forming alga Chrysochromulina breviturrita Nich. (Prymnesiophyceae) from lakes influenced by acid precipitation. Can J Botany 67: 2231-39.

10. Wehr, J.D. & Brown, L.M. 1985. Selenium requirement of a bloom-forming planktonic alga from softwater and acidified lakes. Can J Fish Aquat Sci 42: 1783-1788.

11. Wehr, J.D. & Brown, L.M. 1986. Hydrogen ion buffering of culture media for algae from moderately acidic, oligotrophic waters. J Phycology 22: 88-94. PDF

12. Brown, L.M. and Wehr, J.D. 1986. Development of selenium analysis methodology at ng/L levels for soft waters subject to acidic precipitation. Proc Technol Transfer Conf 7: 97-110.

13. Wehr, J.D. and Whitton, B.A. 1986. Ecological factors relating to morphological variation in the aquatic moss Rhynchostegium riparioides. J Bryology 14: 269-280. PDF

14. Wehr, J.D., Brown, L.M. & O'Grady, K. 1987. Highly specialized nitrogen metabolism in a freshwater phytoplankter, Chrysochromulina breviturrita. Can J Fish Aquat Sci 44: 736-742.

15. Wehr, J.D., Kelly, M.G. & Whitton, B.A. 1987. Factors affecting accumulation and loss of zinc by the aquatic moss Rhynchostegium riparioides (Hedw.) C. Jens. Aquat Bot 29: 261-274. PDF

16. Wehr, J.D. 1989. Experimental tests of nutrient limitation in freshwater picoplankton. Appl Environ Microbiol 55: 1605-1611. PDF

17. Wehr, J.D. 1990. Predominance of picoplankton and nanoplankton in eutrophic Calder Lake. Hydrobiologia 203: 35-44.

18. Wehr, J.D. 1991. Nutrient- and grazer-mediated effects on picoplankton and size structure in phytoplankton communities. Int Rev Ges Hydrobiol 76: 643-656.

19. Toolan, T., Findlay, S., & Wehr, J.D. 1991. Inorganic phosphorus stimulation of bacterio­plankton production in a meso-eutrophic lake. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 57: 2074-2078. PDF

20. Samaritan, J.M., J.D. Wehr, A. Buccafuri, & M. Sahn. 1992. Automated measurement of aque­ous aluminum by the pyrocatechol violet method. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry 50: 173-182.

21. Wehr, J.D. 1992. Effects of experimental manipulations of light and phosphorus supply on competition among picoplankton and nanoplankton in an oligotrophic lake. Can J Fish Aquat Sci 50: 936-945.

22. Wehr, J.D. 1993. [Review of] Progress in phycological research, Volumes 7 and 8. J Appl Phycol 5: 477-480.

23. Wehr, J.D. J. Le, & Campbell, L 1994. Does microbial biomass affect pelagic ecosystem efficiency? An experimental study. Microb Ecol 27: 1-17. PDF

24. Le, J., J.D. Wehr, & Campbell, L. 1994. Uncoupling of bacterioplankton and phytoplankton production in fresh waters is affected by inorganic nutrient limitation. Appl Environ Microbiol 60: 2086-2093. PDF

25. Thorp, J.H., A.R. Black, K.H. Haag, & J.D. Wehr. 1994. Zooplankton assemblages in the Ohio River: seasonal, tributary, and navigation dam effects. Can J Fish Aquat Sci 51: 1634-1643. PDF

26. Wehr, J.D. & J.H. Thorp. 1997. Impacts of navigation dams, tributaries and littoral zones on phytoplankton communities in the Ohio River. Can J Fish Aquat Sci 54: 378-395. PDF

27. Wehr, J.D., S.P. Lonergan,& J.H. Thorp. 1997. Concentrations and controls of dissolved organic matter in a constricted-channel region ofthe Ohio River. Biogeochemistry 38: 41 – 65. PDF

28. Wehr, J.D. & Descy, J.-P. 1998. Use of phytoplankton in large river management. Journal of Phycology 34: 741-749. PDF

29. Wehr, J.D., Holen, D.A. MacDonald, M.M.& Lonergan, S.P. 1998. Effects of different carbon sources on a freshwater plankton community. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sciences 55: 2150-2160. PDF

30. Wehr, J.D., Petersen, J., & Findlay, S. 1999. Influence of three contrasting detrital carbon sources on planktonic bacterial metabolism in a mesotrophic lake. Microb Ecol 37: 23-35. PDF

31. Wigand, C., Wehr, J.D., Limburg, K., Gorham, B., Lonergan, S., & Findlay, S. 2000. Effect of Vallisneria americana on community structure and ecosystem function in lake mesocosms. Hydrobiologia 418: 137-146. PDF

32. Wehr, J.D. 2002. Phylum Phaeophyta. In: John, D., A.J. Brook, & B.A. Whitton [Eds.], Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles, Cambridge Univ. Press; pp. 278-280. [ISBN 0-521-77051-3]

33. Sheath, R.G, & Wehr, J.D. 2003. Introduction to Freshwater Algae, pp. 1-9, In: Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. [ISBN 0-12-741550-5]

34. Wehr, J.D. & Sheath, R.G. 2003. Freshwater Habitats of Algae. pp. 11-57, In: Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. [ISBN 0-12-741550-5] PDF

35. Wehr, J.D. 2003. Brown Algae. pp. 757-773, In: Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. [ISBN 0-12-741550-5] PDF

36. Wehr, J.D. & A.A. Perrone. 2003. A new record of Heribaudiella fluviatilis, a freshwater brown alga (Phaeophyceae) from Oregon. Western North Am Naturalist.63: 517-523. PDF

37. Huss, A.A. & Wehr, J.D. 2004. Strong indirect effects of a submersed aquatic macrophyte, Vallisneria americana, on bacterioplankton densities in a mesotrophic lake. Microb Ecol 47: 305-315. PDF

38. Kostel-Hughes, F., T. P. Young, and J. D. Wehr. 2005. Effects of leaf litter depth on the emergence and seedling growth of deciduous forest tree species in relation to seed size. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 132:50-61. PDF

39. Wehr, J.D. 2007. [Review of] Algae: Anatomy, Biochemistry and Biotechnology, by L. Barsanti & P. Gualtieri. (CRC Press). Journal of Phycology 43: 412-414.

40.  McCauley, L. A. R., and J. D. Wehr. 2007. Taxonomic reappraisal of the freshwater brown algae Bodanella, Ectocarpus, Heribaudiella, and Pleurocladia (Phaeophyceae) on the basis of rbcL sequences and morphological characters. Phycologia 46:429-439. (DOI: 10.2216/05-08.1) PDF

41. Torres-Ruiz, M., J. D. Wehr, and A. A. Perrone. 2007. Trophic relations in a stream food web: importance of fatty acids for macroinvertebrate consumers. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 26:509-522. PDF

42. O'Brien, P.J. & Wehr, J.D. 2009. Periphyton biomass and ecological stoichiometry in streams within an urbanto rural land-use gradient. Hydrobiologia. PDF

43. Torres-Ruiz, M., Wehr, J.D. & Perrone, A.A. 2010. Are net-spinning caddisflies what they eat? An investigation using controlled diets and fatty acids. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 803-813. PDF

44. Torres-Ruiz, M., & Wehr, J.D.2010. Changes in the nutritional quality of decaying leaf litter in a stream based on fatty acid content. Hydrobiologia 651: 265-278. PDF

45. Wehr, J.D. 2010. Xanthophyta and Phaeophyta, pp. 271-287, in: Algae: Source to Treatment Manual of Water Supply Practices M57. American Water Works Association, Denver, CO. [ISBN 978-1-58321-787-0]. PDF

46. Wehr, J.D. 2011. Phylum Phaeophyta (Brown Algae). In: John, D., A.J. Brook, & B.A. Whitton [Eds.], Freshwater Algal Flora of the British Isles, Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, U.K.

47. Gabel, K.W. Wehr, J.D., & Truhn, K.M. 2012. Assessment of the effectiveness of best management practices for streams draining agricultural landscapes using diatoms and macroinvertebrates. Hydrobiologia 680: 247-264. (DOI 10.1007/s10750-011-0933-8). PDF

48. Wehr, J. 2012. Benthic cyanobacteria in streams of New York State, USA. Chapter 32, In: Ecology of Cyanobacteria II. Their Diversity in Space and Time. 2nd ed.Whitton BA (ed.), Springer, Dordrecht.

49. Wehr, J.D., Stancheva, R., Sheath, R.G., Truhn, K. 2013. Discovery of new populations of the rare freshwater brown alga Pleurocladia lacustris A.Braun in California streams. Western North American Naturalist 73: 148-157. PDF

50. Cashman, M.J., Wehr, J.D., Truhn, K. 2013. Elevated light and nutrients alter the nutritional quality of stream periphyton. Freshwater Biology 58: 1447-1457. (DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12142). PDF

Books

Wehr, J.D. & Sheath, R.G. [Eds.] 2003. Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology and Classification. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. 950 pp.


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