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Gaiser, E.E., D.L. Childers, R.D. Jones, J.H. Richards, L.J. Scinto, and J.C. Trexler. (in press). Periphyton responses to eutrophication in the Florida Everglades: Cross-system patterns of structural and compositional change. Limnology and Oceanography

Gaiser, E.E., J.C. Trexler, J.H. Richards, D.L. Childers, D. Lee, A.L. Edwards, L.J. Scinto, K. Jayachandran, G.B. Noe, and R.D. Jones. (in press). Cascading ecological effects of low-level phosphorus enrichment in the Florida Everglades. Journal of Environmental Quality.

Gaiser, E.E., L.J. Scinto, J.H. Richards, K. Jayachandran, D.L. Childers, J.C. Trexler, and R.D. Jones. (2004). Phosphorus in periphyton mats provides the best metric for detecting low-level P enrichment in an oligotrophic wetland. Water Research 38: 507-516. PDF (324K)

Scinto, L.J. and K.R. Reddy. (2003). Biotic and abiotic uptake of phosphorus by periphyton in a subtropical freshwater wetland. Aquatic Botany 77: 203-222. PDF (344K)

Noe, G.B., L.J. Scinto, J. Taylor, D.L. Childers, and R.D. Jones. (2003). Phosphorus cycling and partitioning in oligotrophic Everglades wetland ecosystem: A radioisotope tracing study. Freshwater Biology 48:1993-2008. PDF (319K)

Childers, D.L., R.F. Doren, R. Jones, G.B. Noe, M. Rugge, and L.J. Scinto. (2003). Decadal change in vegetation and soil phosphorus patterns across the Everglades landscape. Journal of Environmental Quality 32: 344 362. PDF (241K)

Thomas, S., E.E. Gaiser, M. Gantar, A. Pinowska, L.J. Scinto, and R.D. Jones. (2002). Growth of calcareous epilithic mats n the margin of natural and polluted hydrosystems: Phosphorus removal implications in the C-111 basin, Florida Everglades, USA. Lake and Reservoir Management 18(4):324-330.

Childers, D.L., R.D. Jones, J.C. Trexler, C. Buzzelli, S. Dailey, A.L. Edwards, E.E. Gaiser, K. Jayachandaran, A. Kenne, D. Lee, J.F. Meeder, J.H.K. Pechman, A. Renshaw, J. Richards, M. Rugge, L.J. Scinto, P. Sterling, and W. Van Gelder, 2002. Quantifying the effects of low level phosphorus enrichment on unimpacted Everglades wetlands with in situ flumes and phosphorus dosing. In Porter, J. and Porter, K. (eds). The Everglades, Florida Bay and Coral Reefs of the Florida Keys: An Ecosystem Sourcebook. CRC Press. Boca Raton, FL.

Noe, G. B., D. L. Childers, A. L. Edwards, E. Gaiser, K. Jayachandran, D. Lee, J. Meeder, J. Richards, L. J. Scinto, J, Trexler and R. D. Jones. 2002. Short-term changes in phosphorus storage in an oligotrophic Everglades wetland ecosystem receiving experimental nutrient enrichment. Biogeochemistry 59:239-267. PDF (343K)

McCormick, P.V., and L.J. Scinto. 1999. Influence of phosphorus loading on wetland periphyton assemblages: A case study from the Everglades. p. 301 - 319. In K.R. Reddy et al. (ed.) Phosphorus biogeochemistry in subtropical ecosystems. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, FL.

Reddy, K.R., E. Flaig, L.J. Scinto, O. Diaz, and T.A. DeBusk. 1996. Phosphorus assimilation in a stream system of the Lake Okeechobee Basin. Water Resources Bull. 32(5): 901-915.

Reddy, K.R., O.A. Diaz, L.J. Scinto, and M. Agami. 1995. Phosphorus dynamics in selected wetlands and streams of the Lake Okeechobee Basin. Ecological Engineering 5:183-207.

Scinto, L.J. 1997. Phosphorus cycling in a periphyton-dominated freshwater wetland. Ph.D. diss. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.