Submissions from 2021


Avian Reproductive Success is Associated with Multiple Vegetation Characteristics at an Active Grassland Restoration Site in Central Georgia, Kayla Allen and Katie Stumpf

Microbial biogeography through the lens of exotic species: the recent introduction and spread of the freshwater diatom Discostella asterocostata in the United States, Andrew J. Alverson, Tyler K. Chafin, Kiley A. Jones, Kalina M. Manoylov, Hillary Johnson, Matthew L. Julius, Teofil Nakov, Elizabeth C. Ruck, Edward C. Theriot, Kevin M. Yeager, and Jeffery R. Stone


Investigating the effects of nitrogen deposition and substrates on the microbiome and mycobiome of the millipede Cherokia georgiana georgiana (Diplopoda: Polydesmida), Shawn P. Brown, Matthew Brogden, Christina Cortes, Avery E. Tucker, Allison Rick VandeVoort, and Bruce A. Snyder

The effect of an acidified-gypsum mixture on broiler litter urease-producing bacteria and nitrogen mineralization, Christopher Daniel Burt, Taylor Chapman, Dave Bachoon, Miguel L. Cabrera, and Christopher Horacek


Two new species of Bimastos (Oligochaeta, Lumbricidae) from the southern appalachian mountains, North America, Roberto Carrera-Martínez, Daniel Jones, Sean D. Schoville, Bruce A. Snyder, and Mac A. Callaham


Highest composition dissimilarity among phytoplankton communities at intermediate environmental distances across high-altitude tropical lakes, Alonso Cartuche, Kalina M. Manoylov, Bastiaan W. Ibelings, and Patrick Venail

The second wave of earthworm invasions in North America: biology, environmental impacts, management and control of invasive jumping worms, Chih Han Chang, Marie L.C. Bartz, George Brown, Mac A. Callaham, Erin K. Cameron, Andrea Dávalos, Annise Dobson, Josef H. Görres, Bradley M. Herrick, Hiroshi Ikeda, Samuel W. James, Marie R. Johnston, Timothy S. McCay, Damhnait McHugh, Yukio Minamiya, Maryam Nouri-Aiin, Marta Novo, Jaime Ortiz-Pachar, and Rebecca A. Pinder

Diatom Gliding Motility, Stanley Cohn, Kalina M. Manoylov, and Richard Gordon


Mesoamerican salamanders (Amphibia: Caudata) as a conservation focal group, Elí García-Padilla, Dominic L. DeSantis, Arturo Rocha, Vicente Mata-Silva, Jerry D. Johnson, Lydia A. Fucsko, David Lazcano, and Larry D. Wilson


A morphological and molecular analysis of a bloom of the filamentous green alga pithophora, Blia Lor, Merry Zohn, Marcus J. Meade, A. Bruce Cahoon, and Kalina M. Manoylov


Saltwater Intrusion in Coastal Regions, Alex K. Manda and Samuel Mutiti

Introduction for a tutorial on diatom morphology, Kalina M. Manoylov and Mohamed Ghobara

A reexamination of the herpetofauna of Oaxaca, Mexico: Composition update, physiographic distribution, and conservation commentary, Vicente Mata-Silva, Elí García-Padilla, Arturo Rocha, Dominic L. Desantis, Jerry D. Johnson, Aurelio Ramírez-Bautista, and Larry David Wilson

Fossil dennstaedtiaceae and hymenophyllaceae from the early eocene of the pacific northwest, Kathleen B. Pigg, Melanie L. Devore, David R. Greenwood, Michael A. Sundue, Pedro Schwartsburd, and James F. Basinger

In situ dynamics of Vibrio parahaemolyticus and Vibrio vulnificus in water, sediment and triploid Crassostrea virginica oysters cultivated in floating gear, James Prescott and Andrei L. Barkovskii


Mitochondrial mrna processing in the chlorophyte alga pediastrum duplex and streptophyte alga chara vulgaris reveals an evolutionary branch in mitochondrial mrna processing, Grayson C.R. Proulex, Marcus J. Meade, Kalina M. Manoylov, and A. Bruce Cahoon


Drinking Water Quality and Provision in Six Low-Income, Peri-Urban Communities of Lusaka, Zambia, Kristen M. Reaver, Jonathan Levy, Imasiku Nyambe, M. Cameron Hay, Sam Mutiti, Rodwell Chandipo, and Joseph Meiman

The kinematics of explosively jerky diatom motility, Ahmet Sabuncu, Richard Gordon, Edmond Richer, Kalina M. Manoylov, and Ali Beskok

Transformative Learning Science Experiences beyond the Classroom: A Longitudinal Case Study of One Organization's Approach, Doreen Sams, Kalina M. Manoylov, and Jeniffer Sams

Bi-Hemispheric Distribution and Ecology of the Commensal Amphipod Leucothoe nagatai Ishimaru, 1985 (Crustacea: Leucothoidae), James Darwin Thomas, Donald B. Cadien, and Kristine N. White


The herpetofauna of Veracruz, Mexico: composition, distribution, and conservation status, Lizzeth A. Torres-Hernández, Aurelio Ramírez-Bautista, Raciel Cruz-Elizalde, Uriel Hernández-Salinas, Christian Berriozabal-Islas, Dominic L. DeSantis, Jerry D. Johnson, Arturo Rocha, Vicente Mata-Silva, Lydia A. Fucsko, and Larry D. Wilson


Anthropogenic Sound in the Sea: Are Ascidians Affected?, Kristine N. White, Louis J. Ambrosio, and Christa Edwards

Identification of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) and its hybrids in natural environments in Hawaii, Lei S. Yamasaki, Thomas Iwai, Ruth Ellen C. Klinger-Bowen, David A. Weese, Caroline E. Fowler, Jordon L. Yacoub, and Michael A. Wong


Learning and Memory, Michael A. Yassa, Thomas Wolbers, Hiroyuki Okuno, Ashok Hegde, Peter K. Giese, and Oliver Stork

Submissions from 2020

Seasonal Increase in the Presence of Leptospira interrogans in Coastal Rivers and 3 Streams of Puerto Rico, Dave S. Bachoon


Identifying the primary sources of fecal contamination along the beaches and rivers of Trinidad, Ronell S.H. Bridgemohan, Dave S. Bachoon, Yingfan Wang, Puran Bridgemohan, Christine Mutiti, and Adesh Ramsubhag


Integrative Framework for Long-Term Activity Monitoring of Small and Secretive Animals: Validation With a Cryptic Pitviper, Dominic L. DeSantis, Vicente Mata-Silva, Jerry D. Johnson, and Amy E. Wagler

Urticaceae leaves with stinging trichomes were already present in latest early Eocene Okanogan Highlands, British Columbia, Canada, Melanie L. DeVore, Alphonse Nyandwi, Winnie Eckardt, Elias Bizuru, Myriam Mujawamariya, and Kathleen B. Pigg

The Paleocene–Eocene Thermal Maximum: Plants as Paleothermometers, Rain Gauges, and Monitors, Melanie L. DeVore and Kathleen B. Pigg

Assessing the Influence of Physical Factors and Human-Related Disturbances on Forested Wetland Communities in Georgia, Jenna Forte, Christine Mutiti, and Samuel Mutiti


New and interesting aerial diatom assemblages from southwestern Iceland, Paula C. Furey, Kalina M. Manoylov, and Rex L. Lowe


Conserving the Mesoamerican herpetofauna: The most critical case of the priority level one endemic species, Eli García-Padilla, Dominic L. DeSantis, Arturo Rocha, Jerry D. Johnson, Vicente Mata-Silva, and Larry D. Wilson

Phenotypic Comparability from Genotypic varialbility among physically structured microbial consortia, Stephanie K. Hoffman, Kiley W. Seitz, David A. Weese, and Scott R. Santos

Efficient removal of bacteria from aqueous media with kaolinite and diatomaceous earth products, T. Johnson, R. Brineman, C. Schultze, and Andrei L. Barkovskii


Tools for monitoring and study of peregrine pheretimoid earthworms (Megascolecidae), Timothy S. McCay, George Brown, Mac A. Callaham, Chih Han Chang, Andrea Dávalos, Annise Dobson, Josef H. Görres, Bradley M. Herrick, Samuel W. James, Marie R. Johnston, Damhnait McHugh, Tanya Minteer, Jean David Moore, Maryam Nouri-Aiin, Marta Novo, Jaime Ortiz-Pachar, Rebecca A. Pinder, Justin B. Richardson, and Bruce A. Snyder

Chloroplast mRNAs are 3′ polyuridylylated in the Green Alga Pithophora roettleri (Cladophorales), Marcus J. Meade, Grayson C.R. Proulex, Kalina M. Manoylov, and A. Bruce Cahoon

Mobilization and Translocation of Subsurface Lead by Tithonia rotundifolia, Samuel Mutiti, Megan Corley, and Mutande Tembo

Enamel isotopes reveal late Pleistocene ecosystem dynamics in southeastern North America, Elizabeth J. Noble, Julia G. McManus, Alfred J. Mead, Heidi Mead, Christopher Seminack, William Balco, Todd Bennett, Nicole M. Crain, Cory Duckworth, Taylor Malasek, Jason Z. Pearson, Parker Rhinehart, Madison E. Ussery, Yu Sun, Jessica R. Patterson, and David B. Patterson


What roadkills did we miss in a driving survey? A comparison of driving and walking surveys in Baldwin County, Georgia, Kori A. Ogletree and Alfred J. Mead


Amphibians and Squamates from the Late Pleistocene (Rancholabrean) Clark Quarry of Coastal Georgia, Dennis Parmley, Joshua L. Clark, and Alfred J. Mead


The herpetofauna of Hidalgo, Mexico: Composition, distribution, and conservation status, Aurelio Ramírez-Bautista, Uriel Hernández Salinas, Raciel Cruz-Elizalde, Christian Berriozabal-Islas, Israel Moreno-Lara, Domninic L. DeSantis, Jerry D. Johnson, Elí García-Padilla, Vicente Mata-Silva, and Larry D. Wilson

Drinking Water quality and provision in six Low-Income Peri-Urban Communities of Lusaka, Zambia, Kristen M. Reaver, Jonathan Levy, Imasiku Nyambe, M. Cameron Hay, Samuel Mutiti, Rodwell Chandipo, and Joseph Meiman


Degradation of transcriptional repressor ATF4 during long-term synaptic plasticity, Spencer G. Smith, Kathryn A. Haynes, and Ashok N. Hegde

Seasonal shifts in the presence of pathogenic leptospires, Escherichia coli, and physicochemical properties in coastal rivers and streams of Puerto Rico, Zamara G. Truitt, Brennan Poon-Kwong, David S. Bachoon, and Ernesto Otero

A Simple and Environmentally Friendly Field Method for Fecal Analysis of Herbivore Diet, Marie Fidele Tuyisenge, Winnie Eckardt, Samuel Nshutiyayesu, and Melanie L. DeVore

Submissions from 2019


Temperature Affects Hatching Success of Cocoons in the Invasive Asian Earthworm Amynthas agrestis from the Southern Appalachians, James H. Blackmon, Melanie K. Taylor, Roberto Carrera-Martínez, Bruce A. Snyder, and Mac A. Callaham

Morphological features of sumac leaves (Rhus, anacardiaceae), from the latest early eocene flora of republic, washington, Soon Flynn, Melanie L. Devore, and Kathleen B. Pigg

Contrasting Pollination Systems of Wild Unction and Devil's Potato Root (Apocynaceae) on San Salvador: Preliminary Observations and Analyses, Suzanne Koptur, Tatyana Livshultz, Gretchen Ionta, and Ching Wen Tan


Myriapoda of Canada, David W. Langor, Jeremy R. Dewaard, and Bruce A. Snyder

Nomenclatural novelties in Miconia (Melastomataceae: Miconieae), Fabián A. Michelangeli, Renato Goldenberg, Frank Almeda, Walter S. Judd, Eldis R. Bécquer, Gilberto Ocampo, Gretchen M. Ionta, J. Dan Skean, Lucas C. Majure, and Darin S. Penneys


The diversity and evolution of pollination systems in large plant clades: Apocynaceae as a case study, Jeff Ollerton, Sigrid Liede-Schumann, Mary E. Endress, Ulrich Meve, André Rodrigo Rech, Adam Shuttleworth, Héctor A. Keller, Mark Fishbein, Leonardo O. Alvarado-Cárdenas, Felipe W. Amorim, Peter Bernhardt, Ferhat Celep, Yolanda Chirango, Fidel Chiriboga-Arroyo, Laure Civeyrel, Andrea Cocucci, Louise Cranmer, Suzanne Koptur, and Gretchen Ionta


The chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes of the green algae Pediastrum duplex isolated from Central Georgia (USA), Grayson C.R. Proulex, Blia Lor, Kalina M. Manoylov, and A. Bruce Cahoon


Soil fauna and their potential responses to warmer soils, Bruce A. Snyder and Mac A. Callaham

Algal Community Dynamics Within the Savannah River Estuary, Georgia Under Anthropogenic Stress, Alyssa H. Thomson and Kalina M. Manoylov


Periodical cicada emergence resource pulse tracks forest expansion in a Tallgrass prairie landscape, Matt R. Whiles, Bruce A. Snyder, Brent L. Brock, Sophia Bonjour, Mac A. Callaham, Clinton K. Meyer, and Alex Bell

Submissions from 2018

Phenotypic plasticity in diatoms: Janus cells in four Gomphonema taxa, Jelena Z. Andrejić, Sarah A. Spaulding, Kalina M. Manoylov, and Mark B. Edlund

Urea hydrolysis and calcium carbonate precipitation in gypsum-amended broiler litter, Christopher D. Burt, Miguel L. Cabrera, Michael J. Rothrock, and D. E. Kissel

Persistence of bacterial pathogens, antibiotic resistance genes, and enterococci in tidal creek tributaries, Chance E. Jones, Anthony Maddox, Dorset Hurley, and Andrei L. Barkovskii


Taxonomic studies in the miconieae (Melastomataceae). XIV. Species of Miconia section Sagraea that occur in the greater antilles and additionally in the lesser antilles and/or continental regions, Walter S. Judd, Gretchen M. Ionta, and Lucas C. Majure


Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on Miconia crenata and related species (Melastomataceae: Miconieae) in the Greater Antilles, Walter S. Judd, Gretchen M. Ionta, Lucas C. Majure, and Fabián A. Michelangeli

Detection of brucella suis, campylobacter jejuni, and Escherichia coli strains in feral pig (sus scrofa) communities of Georgia, Jyoti K. Lama and Dave S. Bachoon

Trochodendraceous fruits and foliage in the miocene of western North America, Steven R. Manchester, Kathleen B. Pigg, and Melanie L. Devore

Newly recognized diversity in Trochodendraceae from the Eocene of Western North America, Steven R. Manchester, Kathleen B. Pigg, Zlatko Kvaček, Melanie L. Devore, and Richard M. Dillhoff

Water conservation behavior: is what we say what we do?, Janna M. Parker, Doreen Sams, Amit Poddar, and Kalina Manoylov

Paleoallium billgenseli gen. et sp. nov.: Fossil monocot remains from the latest early Eocene Republic Flora, northeastern Washington State, USA, Kathleen B. Pigg, Finley A. Bryan, and Melanie L. DeVore

Recognition of Miconia sect. Sagraeoides (Melastomataceae: Miconieae) and associated nomenclatural changes, J. Dan Skean, Walter S. Judd, Lucas C. Majure, and Gretchen M. Ionta


Macroscopic observation of soil nitrification kinetics impacted by copper nanoparticles: Implications for micronutrient nanofertilizer, Allison Rick Vandevoort and Yuji Arai

Submissions from 2017


Flue-gas desulfurization gypsum effects on urea-degrading bacteria and ammonia volatilization from broiler litter, Christopher D. Burt, Miguel L. Cabrera, Michael J. Rothrock, and D. E. Kissel

Phytoremediation Potential of Helianthus annuus and Hydrangea paniculata in Copper and Lead-Contaminated Soil, Jenna Forte and Samuel Mutiti

Impact of roadside ditch dredging on bacterial communities and biological contamination of a tidal creek, Chance E. Jones and Andrei L. Barkovskii


Miconia vincentiana (Melastomataceae: Miconieae), a curious endemic to St. Vincent, Lesser Antilles, Walter S. Judd and Gretchen M. Ionta


Diatom teratologies as biomarkers of contamination: Are all deformities ecologically meaningful?, Isabelle Lavoie, Paul B. Hamilton, Soizic Morin, Sandra Kim Tiam, Maria Kahlert, Sara Gonçalves, Elisa Falasco, Claude Fortin, Brigitte Gontero, David Heudre, Mila Kojadinovic-Sirinelli, Kalina Manoylov, Lalit K. Pandey, and Jonathan C. Taylor

Using GIS and remote sensing to explore the influence of physical environmental factors and historical land use on bushland structure, Christine M. Mutiti, Kimberly E. Medley, and Samuel Mutiti

Application of hydrogeophysical techniques to study the distribution of a burrowing crayfish in a wetland, Sarah C. Sweat, Samuel Mutiti, and Christopher E. Skelton

Applying the process of backward design in revising an environmental science program, Caralyn B. Zehnder, Kalina Manoylov, Christine Mutiti, Samuel Mutiti, and Allison R. VandeVoort

Submissions from 2016


Biotic processes in the Okanagan Highlands floras: Possible evidence of hybridization in plants adapting to a temperate forest, Melanie L. DeVore and Kathleen B. Pigg


A review of paleobotanical studies of the early eocene Okanagan (Okanogan) highlands floras of British columbia, Canada, and Washington, USA, David R. Greenwood, Kathleen B. Pigg, James F. Basinger, and Melanie L. DeVore


Eocene paleontology and geology of western north America, David R. Greenwood, Kathleen B. Pigg, and Melanie L. DeVore


Algal community membership of estuarine mudflats from the Savannah River, United States, Kalina M. Manoylov, Yenkang Ellen France, Abeselom Geletu, and Joseph N. Dominy


A review of the plants of the Princeton chert (Eocene, British Columbia, Canada), Kathleen B. Pigg and Melanie L. Devore

Submissions from 2014

Fate of halogenated aromatic compounds in soils and sediments, Peter Adriaens, Andrei L. Barkovskii, and Iris D. Albrecht

Nuphar Carlquistii sp. Nov. (Nymphaeaceae): A water lily from the latest early eocene, republic, washington, Melanie L. Devore, Witt Taylor, and Kathleen B. Pigg

A vascular flora of the Eckerd College Palm Hammock Nature Area: A dredge and fill site in Pinellas County, Florida, Deborah R. Hilbert and Gretchen M. Ionta

Detection of Helicobacter pylori in the coastal waters of Georgia, Puerto Rico and Trinidad, Chelsea B. Holman, D. S. Bachoon, Ernesto Otero, and Adesh Ramsubhag

Taxonomic identification of algae (morphological and molecular): species concepts, methodologies, and their implications for ecological bioassessment, Kalina M. Manoylov

Calothrix-An evaluation of fresh water species in United States rivers and streams, their distribution and preliminary ecological findings, Barbara E. Rinkel and Kalina M. Manoylov

New method using growth dynamics to quantify microbial contamination of kaolinite slurries, Christopher W. Smith, Christopher M. Babb, Sara J. Snapp, Glenda B. Kohlhagen, and Andrei L. Barkovskii

Macroscopic assessment of nanosilver toxicity to soil denitrification kinetics, Allison Rick VandeVoort, Horace Skipper, and Yuji Arai


Diatom milking? A review and new approaches, Vandana Vinayak, Kalina M. Manoylov, Hélène Gateau, Vincent Blanckaert, Josiane Hérault, Gaëlle Pencréac'H, Justine Marchand, Richard Gordon, and Benoît Schoefs

Detection of human-derived fecal contamination in Puerto Rico using carbamazepine, HF183 Bacteroides, and fecal indicator bacteria, Christina Wade, Ernesto Otero, Brennan Poon-Kwong, Ralph Rozier, and Dave Bachoon

Submissions from 2013

Evaluating the input and source of faecal contamination in the cattle farming and forested regions of the Oconee watershed, Christopher Burt and Dave S. Bachoon

The impact of cattle farming best management practices on surface water nutrient concentrations, faecal bacteria and algal dominance in the Lake Oconee watershed, Christopher Burt, Dave S. Bachoon, Kalina Manoylov, and Marka Smith

Paleobotanical evidence for the origins of temperate hardwoods, Melanie L. Devore and Kathleen B. Piggy

The Eocene Thomas Ranch Flora, Allenby Formation, Princeton, British Columbia, Canada, Richard M. Dillhoff, Thomas A. Dillhoff, David R. Greenwood, Melanie L. DeVore, and Kathleen B. Pigg


Sustaining abundance and distributional patterns of benthic diatoms from streams in Kentucky, USA, K. M. Manoylov, R. J. Stevenson, and Y. K. Wang

Recovery assessment of hydrologically related aquatic habitats using diatom community responses, R. C. Moseley, K. M. Manoylov, and S. Mutiti

Molecular detection of atrazine catabolism gene atzA in coastal waters of Georgia, Puerto Rico and Trinidad, Samendra P. Sherchan, D. S. Bachoon, Ernesto Otero, and Adesh Ramsubhag

Algal extremophile community persistence from hot springs national park (Arkansas, U.S.A.), Th Smith, K. Manoylov, and A. Packard

Detection of verotoxin producing Escherichia coli in marine environments of the Caribbean, Trisha J. Walker, D. S. Bachoon, Ernesto Otero, and Adesh Ramsubhag

Submissions from 2012

Persistence and profiles of tetracycline resistance genes in swine farms and impact of operational practices on their occurrence in farms' vicinities, Andrei L. Barkovskii and Candace Bridges