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Submissions from 2010


Paleogene floras and global change events: Introduction, Margaret E. Collinson, Melanie L. DeVore, and Kathleen B. Pigg


Floristic composition and comparison of middle Eocene to late Eocene and Oligocene floras in North America, M. L. DeVore and K. B. Pigg

Three new araphid diatoms (Bacillariophyta) from rivers in North America, Eduardo A. Morales, Kalina M. Manoylov, and Loren L. Bahls


Floristic composition and variation in late Paleocene to early Eocene floras in North America, Kathleen B. Pigg and Melanie L. DeVore

Submissions from 2009

Assessment of faecal pollution and relative algal abundances in Lakes Oconee and Sinclair, Georgia, USA, Dave S. Bachoon, Todd W. Nichols, Kalina M. Manoylov, and Doug R. Oetter

Rearrangement of bacterial community structure during peat diagenesis, Andrei L. Barkovskii, Hirokazu Fukui, Johannes Leisen, Sang Hoon Kim, Terence L. Marsh, and Anna I. Khijniak

Morphotype variations in subfossil diatom species of Aulacoseira in 24 Michigan Lakes, USA, Kalina M. Manoylov, Nadja Ognjanova-Rumenova, and Robert Jan Stevenson

Morphological variation of the Caloneis schumanniana species complex (bacillariophyceae) from different environmental conditions in North American streams, Rosalina Stancheva, Kalina Manoylov, and Nadezhda Gillett

Submissions from 2008


Tracking human faecal contamination in tropical reservoirs in Puerto Rico, José A. Amador, David Sotomayor-Ramírez, Gustavo Martínez, Lixian Chen, and Dave Bachoon

Quantification of enterococci and bifidobacteria in Georgia estuaries using conventional and molecular methods, Clayton R. Morrison, Dave S. Bachoon, and Keith W. Gates

Paleosecuridaca curtisii gen. et sp. nov., Securidaca-like samaras (Polygalaceae) from the late paleocene of North Dakota and their significance to the divergence of families within the fabales, Kathleen B. Pigg, Melanie L. DeVore, and Martin F. Wojciechowski

Development of diatom indicators of ecological conditions for streams of the western US, R. Jan Stevenson, Yangdong Pan, Kalina M. Manoylov, Christian A. Parker, David P. Larsen, and Alan T. Herlihy

Submissions from 2007

A brief review of the fossil history of the family Rosaceae with a focus on the Eocene Okanogan Highlands of eastern Washington State, USA, and British Columbia, Canada, M. L. DeVore and K. B. Pigg

Rapid detection of human fecal contamination in estuarine environments by PCR targeting of Bifidobacterium adolescentis, Eric L. King, Dave S. Bachoon, and Keith W. Gates

On some Psammothidium species from rivers in the United States, Kalina M. Manoylov

East meets West: The contrasting contributions of David L. Dilcher and Jack A. Wolfe to Eocene systematic paleobotany in North America, Kathleen B. Pigg and Melanie L. DeVore

New diversity among the Trochodendraceae from the Early/Middle Eocene Okanogan Highlands of British Columbia, Canada, and northeastern Washington State, United States, Kathleen B. Pigg, Richard M. Dillhoff, Melanie L. DeVore, and Wesley C. Wehr

Submissions from 2006

Utility of high resolution X-ray computed tomography (HRXCT) for paleobotanical studies: An example using London Clay fruits and seeds, Melanie L. DeVore, Paul Kenrick, Kathleen B. Pigg, and Richard A. Ketcham

Morphological studies on selected taxa in the genus staurosirella williams et round (bacillariophyceae) from rivers in North America, Eduardo A. Morales and Kalina M. Manoylov

Filicalean ferns from the tertiary of western north America: Osmunda L. (Osmundaceae: Pteridophyta), Woodwardia sm. (Blechnaceae: Pteridophyta) and onocleoid forms (Filicales: Pteridophyta), K. B. Pigg, M. L. Devore, and W. C. Wehr

Susiea newsalemae gen. et sp. nov. (Nymphaeaceae): Euryale-like seeds from the Late Paleocene Almont Flora, North Dakota, U.S.A, Witt Taylor, Melanie L. DeVore, and Kathleen B. Pigg

Submissions from 2005

Systematics and phytogeography of selected Eocene Okanagan Highlands plants, Melanie L. DeVore, Kathleen B. Pigg, and Wesley C. Wehr

Palaeopheid snakes from the Late Eocene Hardie Mine local fauna of central Georgia, Dennis Parmley and Melanie DeVore

Microbial dechlorination of dioxins in estuarine enrichment cultures: Effects of respiratory conditions and priming compound on community structure and dechlorination patterns, Q. Shiang Fu, Andrei L. Barkovskii, and Peter Adriaens

Lophate sculpturing of Vernonieae (Compositae) pollen, John J. Skvarla, Melanie L. Devore, and William F. Chissoe

Submissions from 2004

A simple method for differential isolation of freely dispersed and particle-associated peat microorganisms, A. L. Barkovskii and H. Fukui

Phylogenetic diversity of Synechococcus in the Chesapeake Bay revealed by Rilbulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase-oxygenase (RuBisCO) large subunit gene (rbcL) sequences, Feng Chen, Kui Wang, Jinjun Kan, Dave S. Bachoon, Jingrang Lu, Stanley Lau, and Lisa Campbell


Fossil Neviusia leaves (Rosaceae: Kerrieae) from the lower-middle eocene of southern British Columbia, Melanie L. DeVore, Steven M. Moore, Kathleen B. Pigg, and Wesley C. Wehr

Submissions from 2003

Laboratory sources of error for algal community attributes during sample preparation and counting, Andrew J. Alverson, Kalina M. Manoylov, and R. Jan Stevenson