Publications & online-datasets

 

Soranno, P.A., K.S. Cheruvelil, T. Wagner, K.E. Webster, M.T. Bremigan.

2015. Effects of land use on lake nutrients: The importance of scale, hydrologic connectivity, and region. PLoS ONE 10(8): e0135454. Open-access

Data deposited online at Dryad:

Soranno, P.A., K.S. Cheruvelil, T. Wagner, K.E. Webster, M.T. Bremigan. 2015. Data from: Effects of land use on lake nutrients: The importance of scale, hydrologic connectivity, and region. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.58445

Soranno, P.A., E.G. Bissell, K.S. Cheruvelil, S.T. Christel, S.M. Collins, C.E. Fergus, C.T. Filstrup, J.F. Lapierre, N.R. Lottig, S.K. Oliver, C.E. Scott, N.J. Smith, S. Stopyak, S. Yuan, M.T. Bremigan, J.A. Downing, C. Gries, E.N. Henry, N.K. Skaff, E.H. Stanley, C.A. Stow, P.-N. Tan, T. Wagner, K.E. Webster. 2015. Building a multi-scaled geospatial temporal ecology database from disparate data sources: Fostering open science and data reuse. GigaScience 4:28  doi:10.1186/s13742-015-0067-4 . Open-access

Soranno, P.A., K.S. Cheruvelil, K.C. Elliott, and G.M. Montgomery. 2015. It's good to share: Why environmental scientists' ethics are out of date. BioScience 65(1):69-73. Open-access

Filstrup, C.T., T. Wagner, P.A. Soranno, E.H. Stanley, C.A. Stow, K.E. Webster, and J.A. Downing. 2014. Regional variability among nonlinear chlorophyll-phosphorus relationships in lakes. Limnology and Oceanography 59(5):1691-1703. PDF

Soranno, P.A., and D.S. Schimel. Macrosystems ecology: Big data, big ecology. 2014. Guest editorial in the special issue on Macrosystems Ecology in Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12(1):3. Open-access

Heffernan§, J.B., P.A. Soranno§, M.J. Angilletta, L.B. Buckley, D.S. Gruner, T.H. Keitt, J.R. Kellner, J.S. Kominoski, A.V. Rocha1, J. Xiao, T.K. Harms, S.J. Goring, L.E. Koenig, W.H. McDowell, H. Powell, A.D. Richardson , C.A. Stow, R. Vargas, K.C. Weathers.  2014. Macrosystems ecology: Understanding ecological pattern and process at continental scales. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12(1):5-14. Open-access  §Contributed equally to the paper

Soranno, P.A., K.S. Cheruvelil, E. Bissell, M. Tate Bremigan, J.A. Downing, C.E. Fergus, C. Filstrup, N.R. Lottig, E.N. Henry, E.H. Stanley, C.A. Stow, P.-N. Tan, T. Wagner, K.E. Webster. 2014.  Cross-scale interactions: Quantifying multi-scaled cause-effect relationships in macrosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12(1):65-73. Open-access

Dataset available from Cheruvelil et al. (2013)

Ruegg, J., C. Gries, B. Bond-Lamberty, G.J. Bowen, B.S. Felzer, N.E. McIntyre, P.A. Soranno, K.L. Vanderbilt, K.C. Weathers. 2014. Completing the data life cycle: Using information management in macrosystems ecology research. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12(1):24-30. Open-access

Goring, S., K. Weathers, W.K. Dodds, P.A. Soranno, L. Sweet, K.S. Cheruvelil, J. Kominoski, J. Ruegg, A. Thorn, R. Utz. 2014. Improving the culture of interdisciplinary collaboration in ecology by expanding the measures of success. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12(1):39-47. Open-access

Cheruvelil, K.S., P.A. Soranno, K.C. Weathers, P.C. Hanson, S. Goring, C.T. Filstrup, and E.K. Read. 2014. Creating and maintaining high-performing collaborative research teams: the importance of diversity and interpersonal skills. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 12(1):31-38. Open-access

Cheruvelil, K.S., P.A. Soranno, M.T. Bremigan, and K.E. Webster. 2013. Multi-scaled drivers of ecosystem state: Quantifying the importance of the regional spatial scale.  Ecological Applications 23:1603-1618. PDF.

Data deposited online at Dryad:

Cheruvelil, KS, PA Soranno, KE Webster, and MT Bremigan (2013) Data from: Multi-scaled drivers of ecosystem state: Quantifying the importance of regional spatial scale. Dryad Digital Repository. http://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.75s9s

Kramer, D.B., T. Zhang, K.S. Cheruvelil, A. Ligmann-Zielinska, P.A. Soranno. 2013. A multi-objective, return on investment analysis for freshwater conservation planning. Ecosystems . DOI: 10.1007/s10021-013-9654-3. PDF

Zhang, T, PA Soranno, KS Cheruvelil, DB Kramer, MT Bremigan, A Ligmann-Zielinska. 2012. Evaluating the effects of upstream lakes and wetlands on lake phosphorus concentrations using a spatially-explicit model. Landscape Ecology 27:1015-1030. DOI 10.1007/s10980-012-9762-z  PDF

Fergus CE, Soranno PA, Cheruvelil KS, Bremigan MT. 2011. Multi-scale landscape and wetland drivers of lake total phosphorus and water color. Limnology and Oceanography 56(6): 2127-2146. doi:10.4319/lo.2011.56.6.2127. PDF

Data deposited online at Dryad:

Fergus CE, Soranno PA, Cheruvelil KS, Bremigan MT (2011) Data from: Multi-scale landscape and wetland drivers of lake total phosphorus and water color. Dryad Digital Repository. http://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.4v2m5

Wagner, T., P.A. Soranno, K.E. Webster, K.S. Cheruvelil. 2011. Landscape drivers of regional variation in the relationship between total phosphorus and chlorophyll in lakes. Freshwater Biology. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2011.02621.x  PDF. Dataset available from Cheruvelil et al. (2013)

Martin, S.L., P.A. Soranno, M.T. Bremigan and K.S. Cheruvelil. 2011. Comparing hydrogeomorphic approaches to lake classification.  Environmental Management 48:957-974.  doi: 10.1007/s00267-011-9740-2. PDF

Soranno, P.A., T. Wagner, S.L. Martin, C. McLean, L.N. Novitski, C. Provence, and A.R. Rober. 2011. Quantifying regional reference conditions for freshwater ecosystem management: a comparison of approaches and future research needs. Lake and Reservoir Management. 27(2):138-148. PDF

Soranno, P.A., K.S. Cheruvelil, K.E. Webster, M.T. Bremigan, T. Wagner, and C.A. Stow. 2010. Using landscape limnology to classify freshwater ecosystems for multi-ecosystem management and conservation. BioScience 60(6):440-454. PDF

Dataset available from Cheruvelil et al. (2013)

Soranno, P.A. 2010. Improving student-led discussions: transforming the discussion leader. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education. 39: 84-91.  PDF

Soranno, P.A., K.E. Webster, K.S. Cheruvelil and M.T. Bremigan. 2009. The lake landscape-context framework: linking aquatic connections, terrestrial features and human effects at multiple spatial scales. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 30(5): 695-700. PDF

Stow, C.A., E.C. Lamon, S.S. Qian, P.A. Soranno, K.H. Reckhow. 2009. Hierarchical/Multilevel Approaches for Inference and Prediction Using Cross-Sectional Lake Data. In: Real World Ecology: Large-Scale and Long-Term Case Studies and Methods. Miao, S., S, Carstenn, and M. Nungesser, Eds. Springer, New York. PDF

Cheruvelil, K.S. and P.A. Soranno. 2008. Relationships between lake macrophyte cover and lake and landscape features. Aquatic Botany. 88:219-227.PDF

Webster, K.E., P.A. Soranno, K.S. Cheruvelil, M.T. Bremigan, J.A. Downing, P. Vaux, T. Asplund, L.C. Bacon, and J. Connor. 2008. An empirical evaluation of the nutrient color paradigm for lakes. Limnology and Oceanography. 53(3):1137-1148. (Available free online) PDF   Dataset available from Cheruvelil et al. (2013)

Bremigan, M.T., P.A. Soranno, M.J. Gonzalez, D.B. Bunnell, K.K. Arend, W.H. Renwick, R.A. Stein, and M.J. Vanni. 2008. Hydrogeomorphic features mediate the effects of land use on reservoir productivity and food webs. Limnology and Oceanography. 53(4):1420-1433. (Available free online) PDF

Cheruvelil, K.S., P.A. Soranno, M.T. Bremigan, T. Wagner, and S.L. Martin. 2008. Grouping lakes for water quality assessment and monitoring: the roles of regionalization and spatial scale. Environmental Management. 41:425-440. PDF

Soranno, P.A., K.S. Cheruvelil, R.J. Stevenson, S.L. Rollins, S.W. Holden, S. Heaton, and E.K. Torng. 2008. A framework for developing ecosystem-specific nutrient criteria: Integrating biological thresholds with predictive modeling. Limnology and Oceanography 53(2): 773-787. (Available free online) PDF

Data deposited online at Dryad:

Soranno PA, Cheruvelil KS, Stevenson RJ, Rollins SL, Holden SW, Heaton S, Torng E. 2008. Data from: A framework for developing ecosystem-specific nutrient criteria: integrating biological thresholds with predictive modeling. Dryad Digital Repository. http://datadryad.org/resource/doi:10.5061/dryad.5df61

Wagner, T. P.A. Soranno, K.S. Cheruvelil, W.H. Renwick, K.E. Webster, P. Vaux, R.J.F. Abbitt. 2007. Quantifying sample biases of inland lake sampling programs in relation to lake surface area and land use/cover. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. PDF

Jensen, O.P., B.J. Benson, J.J. Magnuson, V.M. Card, M.N. Futter, P.A. Soranno, and K.M. Stewart. 2007. Spatial analysis of ice phenology trends across the Laurentian Great Lakes region during a recent warming period. Limnology and Oceanography 52: 2013-2026. PDF

Wagner, T., Bremigan, M. T., Spence Cheruvelil, K., Soranno, P. A., Nate, N. N., and Breck, J. E. 2007. A multilevel modeling approach to assessing regional and local landscape features for lake classification and assessment of fish growth rates. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 130:437-454. PDF

Nelson, S.A.C., K.S. Cheruvelil and P.A. Soranno. 2006. Satellite remote sensing of freshwater macrophytes and the influence of water clarity. Aquatic Botany. 85:289-298. PDF

Martin, S.L. and P.A. Soranno. 2006. Defining lake landscape position: relationships to hydrologic connectivity and landscape features. Limnology and Oceanography. 51: 801-814. PDF

Cheruvelil, K.S., N.A. Nate, P.A. Soranno and M.T. Bremigan. 2005. Lack of a unimodal relationship between fish growth and macrophyte cover in 45 north temperate lakes. Archiv fur Hydrobiologie, 164: 193-215. PDF

Bremigan, M.T., S.M. Hanson P.A. Soranno, K.S. Cheruvelil, and R.D. Valley. 2005. Aquatic vegetation, largemouth bass and water quality responses to low-dose fluridone two years post treatment. Aquatic Plant Management. 43:65-75. PDF

Magnuson, J.J., B.J. Benson, O.P. Jenson, T.B. Clark, V. Card, M.N. Futter, P.A. Soranno, and K.M. Stewart. 2005. Persistence of coherence of ice-off dates for inland lakes across the Laurentian Great Lakes region. Verhandlungen der Internationalen Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie. 23:521-527. PDF

Vanni, M.J., Arend, K.K., Bremigan, M.T., Bunnell, D.B., Garvey, J.E., González, M.J., Renwick, W.H., Soranno, P.A., and Stein, R.A. 2005. Linking landscapes and food webs: effects of omnivorous fish and watersheds on reservoir ecosystems. BioScience 55(2):155-167. PDF

Bruhn, L.C. and P.A. Soranno. 2005. Long term (1974-2001) volunteering monitoring of water clarity trends in Michigan lakes and their relation to ecoregion and land use/cover. Lake and Reservoir Management 21(1):10-23. PDF

Nelson, S.A.C., P.A. Soranno, K.S. Cheruvelil, S.A. Batzli and D.L. Skole. 2003. Regional assessment of lake water clarity using satellite remote sensing. Journal of Limnology 62 (Suppl. 1):27-32. PDF

Walsh, S.E., P.A. Soranno and D.T. Rutledge. 2003. Lakes, wetlands and streams as predictors of land use/cover distribution. Environmental Management 31(2):198-214. PDF

Cheruvelil, K.S., P.A. Soranno, J.D. Madsen, and M.J. Roberson. 2002. Plant architecture and epiphytic macroinvertebrate communities: the role of an exotic dissected macrophyte. Journal of the North American Benthological Association 21(2): 261-277. PDF

Nelson, S.A.C., P.A. Soranno and J. Qi. 2002. Land-cover change in Upper Barataria Basin estuary, Louisiana, 1972-1992: Increases in wetland area. Environmental Management 29(5):716-727. PDF

Seelbach, P.W., M.J. Wiley, P.A. Soranno and M.T. Bremigan. 2002. Aquatic conservation planning: using landscape maps to predict ecological reference conditions for specific waters. In K. Gutzwiller, Editor. Concepts and Applications of Landscape Ecology in Biological Conservation. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY. PDF

Webster, K.E, P.A. Soranno, S.B. Baines, T.K. Kratz, C.J. Bowser, P.J. Dillon, P. Campbell, E.J. Fee, R.E. Hecky. 2000. Structuring features of lake districts: Geomorphic and landscape controls on lake chemical responses to drought. Freshwater Biology 43:499-515. PDF

Soranno, P.A., K.E. Webster, J.L. Riera, T.K. Kratz, J.S. Baron, P. Bukaveckas, G. W. Kling, D. White, N. Caine, R.C. Lathrop and P.R. Leavitt. 1999. Spatial variation among lakes within landscapes: Ecological organization along lake chains. Ecosystems 2:395-410. PDF

Soranno, P.A., S.L. Hubler, S.R. Carpenter, and R.C. Lathrop. 1996. Phosphorus loads to surface waters: A simple model to account for spatial pattern of land use. Ecological Applications 6(3): 865-878. PDF- BW; PDF-hi resol-color.

Soranno, P.A. 1997. Factors affecting the timing of surface and epilimnetic blooms of blue-green algae in a eutrophic lake. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54: 1965-1975. PDF

Soranno, P.A., S.R. Carpenter and R.C. Lathrop. 1997. Internal phosphorus loading in Lake Mendota, WI during two years of contrasting external loads. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 54:1883-1893. PDF

De Stasio Jr., B.T., L. Rudstam, A. Haning, and P.A. Soranno. 1995. An in-situ test of food quality on Daphnia growth.  Hydrobiologia 307:221-230. PDF

Hansson, L-A., L.G. Rudstam, T.B. Johnson, P.A. Soranno, Y. Allen and S.R. Carpenter. 1995. Patterns in algal recruitment from sediment to water in a dimictic, eutrophic lake. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 51:2825-2833. PDF

He, X., M.D. Scheuerell, P.A. Soranno, and R.A. Wright. 1994. Recurrent response patterns of a zooplankton community to whole-lake fish manipulation. Freshwater Biology 32:61-72. PDF

Carpenter, S.R., X. He, J.F. Kitchell, and P.A. Soranno. 1993. Whole-lake experiments: is grazer functional response stable?  Verh. int. Ver. Limnol. 25: 398-400.

Kitchell, J.F., S.R. Carpenter, J.R. Hodgson, X. He, P.A. Soranno. 1993. Phosphorus in food webs: compensatory responses in experimental lakes.  Verh. int. Ver. Limnol. 25: 344-348.

Carpenter, S.R., C.E. Kraft, R. Wright, X. He, P.A. Soranno, J.R. Hodgson. 1992. Resilience and resistance of a lake phosphorus cycle before and after food web manipulation. American Naturalist 140(5): 781-798. PDF

MacKay, N.A., S.R. Carpenter, P.A. Soranno, and M.J. Vanni. 1990. The impact of two Chaoborus species on a zooplankton community. Canadian Journal of Zoology 68: 981-985. PDF

St. Amand, A., P.A. Soranno, S.R. Carpenter, and J.J. Elser.  1989.  Algal nutrient deficiency: growth bioassays versus physiological indicators.  Lake and Reservoir Management 5(1): 27-35.

Elser, M.M., C.N. von Ende, P.A. Soranno, and S.R. Carpenter.  1987.  Chaoborus populations: response to food web manipulation and potential effects on zooplankton communities.  Canadian Journal of Zoology 65: 2846-2852. PDF

Ligmann-Zielinska, A., W. Liu, D.B. Kramer, K.S. Cheruvelil, P.A. Soranno, P. Jankowski, and S. Salap. 2014. Multiscale spatial sensitivity analysis for agent-based modelling of coupled landscape and aquatic systems. Proceedings of the 7th Intl. Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software, San Diego, CA, USA, June 15-19, 2014, Daniel P. Ames, Nigel W.T. Quinn and Andrea E. Rizzoli (Eds.) http://www.iemss.org/society/index.php/iemss-2014-proceedings.

Stow, C.A., E.C. Lamon, S.S. Qian, P.A. Soranno, K.H. Reckhow. 2009. Hierarchical/Multilevel Approaches for Inference and Prediction Using Cross-Sectional Lake Data. In: Real World Ecology: Large-Scale and Long-Term Case Studies and Methods. Miao, S., S, Carstenn, and M. Nungesser, Eds. Springer, New York. PDF

Carpenter, S.R., R.C. Lathrop, P. Nowak, E.M. Bennett, T. Reed-Andersen, and P.A. Soranno.  2005. Chapter 12: The ongoing experiment:  Restoration of Lake Mendota, in, J.J. Magnuson,  T.K. Kratz and B.J. Benson [eds], Long-Term Dynamics of Lakes in the Landscape: Long-Term Ecological Research on North Temperate Lakes. Oxford University Press, New York, NY. PDF

Turner, M.G., T.R. Crow, J. Liu, D. Rabe, C.F. Rabeni, P.A. Soranno, W.W. Taylor, K. Vogt, and J.A. Wiens. 2002. Bridging the gap between landscape ecology and natural resource management, in J. Liu and W.W. Tayler, [eds], Integrating Landscape Ecology into Natural Resource Management. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. PDF

Seelbach, P.W., M.J. Wiley, P.A. Soranno and M.T. Bremigan. 2002. Aquatic conservation planning: using landscape maps to predict ecological reference conditions for specific waters. In K. Gutzwiller, [ed], Concepts and Applications of Landscape Ecology in Biological Conservation. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY. PDF

Hayes, D.B., W.W. Taylor and P.A. Soranno. 1999. Natural lakes and large impoundments, in C.C. Kohler and W.A. Hubert, [eds], Inland Fisheries Management in North America. American Fisheries Society, Bethesda, Maryland.

Kratz, T.K., P.A. Soranno, S.B. Baines, B.J. Benson, J.J. Magnuson, T.M. Frost and R.C. Lathrop. 1998. Interannual synchronous dynamics in north temperate lakes in Wisconsin, USA, in D.G. George et al., [eds], Management of Lakes and Reservoirs during Global Climate Change. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands. PDF

Schindler, D.E., S.R. Carpenter, K.L. Cottingham, X. He, J.R. Hodgson, J.F. Kitchell, and P.A. Soranno. 1996. Food web structure and littoral zone coupling to pelagic trophic cascades. In G.A. Polis and K.O. Winemiller, [eds], Food Webs: Integration of Patterns and Dynamics. Chapman and Hall, New York, NY. PDF

Pace, M.L., S.R. Carpenter, P.A. Soranno. 1995. Population variability in experimental ecosystems, in C. Jones and J. Lawton, [eds], Linking Species and Ecosystems. Springer-Verlag, New York, NY. PDF

Soranno, P.A., S.R. Carpenter and M.M. Elser. 1993. Zooplankton community dynamics, in S.R. Carpenter and J.F. Kitchell, [eds], The Trophic Cascade in Lakes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. PDF

Soranno, P.A., S.R. Carpenter and X. He. 1993. Zooplankton biomass and body size, in S.R. Carpenter and J.F. Kitchell, [eds], The Trophic Cascade in Lakes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. PDF

Soranno, P.A., S.R. Carpenter and S.M. Moegenburg. 1993. Dynamics of the phantom midge:  implications for zooplankton, in S.R. Carpenter and J.F. Kitchell, [eds], The Trophic Cascade in Lakes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. PDF

Carpenter, S.R., J.A. Morrice, P.A. Soranno, J.J. Elser, N.A. MacKay, and A.L. St. Amand. 1993. Primary production and its interactions with nutrients and light transmission, in S.R. Carpenter and J.F. Kitchell, [eds], The Trophic Cascade in Lakes.  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. PDF

Dini, M.L., P.A. Soranno, M.D. Scheuerell, and S.R. Carpenter. 1993. Effects of predators and  food supply on diel vertical migration of Daphnia, in  S.R. Carpenter and J.F. Kitchell, [eds], The Trophic Cascade in Lakes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. PDF

He, X., J.F. Kitchell, J.R. Hodgson, R. Wright, P.A. Soranno, D.M. Lodge, P.A. Cochran, D. Benkowski, and N. Bouwes.  1993.  Roles of fish predation: piscivory and planktivory, in S.R. Carpenter and J.F. Kitchell, [eds], The Trophic Cascade in Lakes. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. PDF

 



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