Muskegon River Mega Model

Journal Articles



Peer-Reviwed Technical Publications related to MWRP Mega Modeling and Ecological Assessment Projects

Alexandridis, K. Bryan C. Pijanowski, and Zhen Lei. 2007. Assessing Multi-Agent Parcelization Performance in the MABEL Simulation Model using Monte Carlo Replication Experiments. Environment and Planning B. 34:223-244.

Baker, M.E., M.J. Wiley, P.W. Seelbach, and M. Carlson. 2003. A GIS model of subsurface water potential for aquatic resource inventory, assessment, and environmental management. Journal of Environmental Management 32(6):706-719.

Lei, Z., B. Pijanowski and K. Alexandridis. 2005. Distributed Modeling Architecture of a Multi Agent-based Behavioral Economic Landscape (MABEL) Model. Simulation and Modeling International. 81(7):503-515.

Fitzpatrick, M.L., D.T. Long, and B.C. Pijanowski. 2007. Exploring the effects of urban and agricultural land use on surface water chemistry across a regional watershed using multivariate statistics. Applied Geochmistry 22:1825-1840.

Godby, N.A., E.S. Rutherford, and D.M. Mason. 2007. Diet feeding rate, growth, mortality, and production of juvenile steelhead in a Lake Michigan tributary. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27:578-592.

Jayawickreme, D.H., and D.W. Hyndman. 2007. Evaluating the Influence of Land Cover on Seasonal Water Budgets Using Next Generation Radar (NEXRAD) Rainfall and Streamflow Data, Water Resources Research 43:W02408.

Hyndman, D.W., A.D. Kendall, and N.R.H. Welty. 2007. Evaluating temporal and spatial variations in recharge and streamflow using the Integrated Landscape Hydrology Model (ILHM), AGU Monograph, Data Integration in Subsurface Hydrology 121-142.

Kendall, A.D., and D.W. Hyndman. 2007. Examining watershed processes using spectral analysis of hydrologic time series, AGU Monograph, Data Integration in Subsurface Hydrology 183-200.

Lei, Z., B. Pijanowski and K. Alexandridis. 2005. Distributed modeling architecture of a Multi Agent-based Behavioral Economic Landscape (MABEL) model. Simulation and Modeling International 81:503-515.

Pijanowski, B.C., B. Shellito, and S. Pithadia. 2002. Using artificial neural networks, geographic information systems and remote sensing to model urban sprawl in coastal watersheds along eastern Lake Michigan. Lakes and Reservoirs 7: 271-285.

Pijanowski, B., S. Pithadia, K. Alexandridis, and B. Shellito. 2005. Forecasting large-scale land use change with GIS and neural networks. International Journal of Geographic Information Science 19: 197-215.

Pijanowski, B., D.K. Ray, A.D. Kendall, J.M. Duckles, and D.W. Hyndman. 2007. Using backcast land-use change and groundwater travel-time models to generate land-use legacy maps for watershed management. Ecology and Society 12: 25.

Pijanowski, B., K. Alexandridis, and D. Mueller. 2006. Modeling urbanization in two diverse regions of the world. Journal of Land Use Science 1:83-108.

Pijanowski, B. 2006. Afforestation patterns in the Upper Midwest, USA. Proceedings of the IUFRO Landscape Ecology Conference, Bari, Italy, Sept 26-28, 2006.

Pothoven, S.A., H.A. Vanderploeg, J.F. Cavaletto, D.M. Krueger, D.M.  Mason, and S.B. Brandt. 2007. Alewife planktivory controls the abundance of two invasive predatory cladocerans in Lake Michigan. Freshwater Biology 52:561-573

Reutz, C.R., III, D.G. Uzarski, D.M. Krueger, E.S. Rutherford. 2007. Sampling a littoral fish assemblage: Comparson of small-mesh fyke netting and boat electrofishing. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27:825-831.

Riseng, C. M., M.J. Wiley, R.J. Stevenson, T. Zorn, P.W. Seelbach. 2006. Comparison of coarse versus fine scale sampling on statistical modeling of landscape effects and assessment of fish assemblages of the Muskegon River, Michigan In: Landscape Influences on Stream Habitats and Biological Communities. American Fisheries Society Symposium 48. Bethesda, Maryland.

Seelbach, P.W., and M.J. Wiley. 2005. Landscape-based modeling as the basis for a prototype information system for ecological assessment of Lake Michigan tributaries. In: Edsall, T. and M. Munawar, eds. State of Lake Michigan: Ecology, Health, and Management. Ecovision World Monograph Series. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society.

Seelbach, Paul W., M.J. Wiley, M.E. Baker, K.E. Werhly. 2006. Initial classification of river valley segments across Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. In: Landscape Influences on Stream Habitats and Biological Communities.  American Fisheries Society Symposium 48:25-48,2006. Bethesda, Maryland.

Steen, P.J., D.R. Passino-Reader, M.J. Wiley. 2006. Modeling brook trout presence and absence from landscape variables using four different analytical methods. In: Landscape Influences on Stream Habitats and Biological Communities.  American Fisheries Society Symposium 48, 2006. Bethesda, Maryland.

Stevenson, R.J., S.T. Rier, C.M. Riseng, R.E. Schultz, and M.J. Wiley.  2006. Comparing effects of nutrients on algal biomass in streams in two regions with different disturbance regimes and with applications for developing nutrient criteria.  Hydrobiologia 561:149-165.

Stevenson, R.J., M.J. Wiley, V.L. Lougheed, C. Riseng, S.H. Gage, J. Qi, D.T. Long, D.W. Hyndman, B.C. Pijanowski, and R.A. Hough. 2008. Chapter 19: Watershed Science: Essential, Complex, Multidisciplinary and Collaboratory In: W. Ji, ed., Wetlandand Water Resource Modeling and Assessment: A Watershed Perspective, Taylor & Francis, London.

Tang, Z., B. Engel, K. Lim, B. Pijanowski and J. Harbor. 2005. Minimizing the impact of urbanization on long-term runoff. Journal of the Water Resources Association. 41(6): 1347-1359.

Tang, Z., B.A. Engel, B.C. Pijanowski, and K.J. Lim. 2005. Forecasting land use change and its environmental impact at a watershed Scale. Journal of Environmental Management 76: 35-45.

Tyler, J.A. and E.S. Rutherford. 2007. River restoration effects on steelhead populations in the Manistee River, Michigan: Analysis using an individual-based model. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 136:1654-1673.

Torbick, N.M. , B.L. Becker, J. Qi, and D.P. Lusch. 2008. Characterizing field level hyperspectral measurements for identifying wetland invasive plant species. Chapter 4 In: C.P. Wilcox and R.B. Turpin, eds., Invasive Species: Detection, Impact and Control. Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Wiley, M.J., B.C. Pijanowski, P. Richards, C. Riseng, D. Hyndman, P. Seelbach and R.J. Stevenson. 2004. Combining valley segment classification with neural net modeling of landscape change: A new approach to integrated risk assessment for river ecosystems. Proceedings of WEF 2004 Specialty Conference Series: Watershed 2004, Dearborn, Michigan. Water Environment Federation.

Wiley, M., B. Pijanowski, R.J. Stevenson , P. Seelbach, P. Richards, C. Riseng, D.Hyndman and J. Koches. 2008.  Integrated modeling of the Muskegon River: Tools for ecological risk assessment in a Great Lakes watershed. Chapter 20 In: W. Ji, ed., Wetlandand Water Resource Modeling and Assessment: A Watershed Perspective, Taylor & Francis, London.



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