Published Papers

Cyanobacteria as biological drivers of lake nitrogen and phosphorus cycling.
Kathryn L. Cottingham, Holly A. Ewing, Meredith L. Greer, Cayelan C. Carey, and Kathleen C. Weathers. 2015.

Under-ice thermal stratification dynamics of a large, deep lake revealed by high-frequency data.
Limnology and Oceanography. DOI: 10.1002/lno.10014; 60: 347-359. Denise A. Bruesewitz, Cayelan C. Carey, David C. Richardson, Kathleen C. Weathers. 2015. 

Spatial and temporal variability in recruitment of the cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulata in an oligotrophic lake. Freshwater Science 33(2):577-592. Carey,C.C., K.C. Weathers, H.A. Ewing, M.L. Greer, and K.L. Cottingham. 2014. 

Trophic state mediates the effects of a large colonial cyanobacterium on phytoplankton dynamics. Fundamental and Applied Limnology. 184: 247-260. Carey, C.C., K.L. Cottingham, K.C. Weathers, and N.G Hairston, Jr.  2014. 

The Research Journey: Travels across the idiomatic and axiomatic towards a better understanding of complexity.  Ecology and Society. 19:37. McGowan, K., F. Westley, E.D.G. Fraser, P. Loring, K.C. Weathers, F. Avelino, J. Sendzimir, R. R. Chowdhury, and M-L Moore. 2014. 

Facilitation in a nutrient-limited freshwater ecosystem: the cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulata stimulates other phytoplankton. Journal of Phytoplankton Research. doi: 10.1093/plankt/fbt105. Carey, C.C., K.L. Cottingham, K.C. Weathers, J.A. Brentrup*, N.M Ruppertsberger*, H.A. Ewing, and N. Hairston, Jr. 2013.

Collaborative understanding of cyanobacteria in lake ecosystems.  College Mathematics 44: 376-385. Greer, M.L., H.A. Ewing, K.L. Cottingham, and K.C. Weathers. 2013.

The Evolution of grassroots network science. Bulletin of Limnology and Oceanography 22:71-73. Weathers, K.C., P.C. Hanson, P. Arzberger, et al. 2013. The Global Lake Ecological Observatory Network (GLEON): 

Ecosystem respiration: drivers of daily variability and background respiration in lakes around the globe. Limnology and Oceanography 58:849-866. Solomon, C.T., D.A. Bruesewitz*, D.C. Richardson, K.C. Rose*, M.C. Van de Bogert*, P.C. Hanson, T.K. Kratz, B. Larget, R. Adrian, B. Leroux, C-Y, Chiu, D.P. Hamilton, E.E. Gaiser, S. Hendricks, V. Istvánovics, A. Laas*, D. O’Donnell, M.L. Pace, E. Ryder*, P.A. Staehr, T. Torgersen, M.J. Vanni, K.C. Weathers, and G. Zhu. 2013. 

Occurrence and toxicity of the cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulata in low-nutrient lakes in the northeastern United States. Aquatic Ecology 46:395-409. Carey, C.C., H.A. Ewing, K.L. Cottingham, K.C. Weathers, R.Q. Thomas*, and J.N. Haney. 2012.

Ecosystem effects of a tropical cyclone on a network of lakes in northeastern North America. Environmental Science and Technology 46:11693-11701. DOI: 10.1021/es302063v.  Klug, J.L., D.C. Richardson, H.A. Ewing, B.R. Hargreaves, N.R. Samal, D. Vachon*, D.C.  Pierson, A.E. Lindsey*, D. O'Donnell, S.W. Effler, and K.C. Weathers. 2012. 

An automated method to monitor lake ice phenology. Limnology and OceanographyMethods 9:74-83. Pierson, D.C., G.A. Weyhenmeyer, L. Arvola, B. Benson, T. Blenckner, T. Kratz, D.M. Livingstone, H. Markensten, G. Marzec, K. Pettersson, and K.C. Weathers. 2011

Total carbon analysis may overestimate organic carbon content of freshwaters in the presence of high dissolved inorganic carbon. Limnology and Oceanography Methods 8:196-201. Findlay, S.E.G., W.H. McDowell, D. Fischer*, M.L Pace, N.F.M. Caraco, S.S. Kaushal*, and K. C. Weathers. 2010. 

Increases in phosphorus at the  sediment-water interface may influence the initiation of cyanobacterial blooms in an oligotrophic lake. Verhandlungen des Internationalen Verein Limnologie 30:1185- 1188. Carey, C.C., K.C. Weathers, and K.L. Cottingham. 2009.

Gloeotrichia echinulata in an oligotrophic lake: helpful insights from eutrophic lakes.  Journal of Plankton Research 30:893-904. Carey, C.C., K.L. Cottingham, and J. Haney. 2007. 

First report of microcystin-LR in the cyanobacterium Gloeotrichia echinulata.  Journal of Toxicology.  22:337-339. Carey, C.C., K.C. Weathers, and K.L. Cottingham. 2006.