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All publications related to Indices Of Biotic Integrity
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Coates, J., K.C. Schiff, R.D. Mazor, D.J. Pondella II, R.A. Schaffner, E. Whiteman. 2018. Development of a biological condition assessment index for shallow, subtidal rocky reefs in Southern California, USA. Marine Ecology DOI:10.1111/maec.12471.

Journal Article20181062Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring

Rehn, A.C., R.D. Mazor, P.R. Ode. 2018. An Index to Measure the Quality of Physical Habitat in California Wadeable Streams. Technical Report 1053. Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program. Sacramento, CA.

Technical Report20181053Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Pelletier, M.C., D.J. Gillett, A. Hamilton, T. Grayson, V. Hansen, E.W. Leppo, S.B. Weisberg, A. Borja. 2018. Adaptation and application of multivariate AMBI (M-AMBI) in US coastal waters. Ecological Indicators 89:818-827.

Journal Article20181028Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Mazor, R.D., M. Beck, J.S. Brown. 2018. 2017 Report on the Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition Regional Stream Survey. Technical Report 1029. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20181029Bioassessment, DNA Barcoding, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition

Stein, E.D., J.S. Brown, R.D. Mazor. 2017. Transferability of bioassessment indices among water body types and ecoregions: A California experiment in wetland assessment. Ecological Indicators 81:65-73.

Journal Article20170988Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Chiu, M.C., C. Leigh, R.D. Mazor, N. Cid, V. Resh. 2017. Anthropogenic Threats to Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams. in: T. Datry, N. Bonada, A. Boulton (eds.), Intermittent Rivers and Ephemeral Streams: Ecology and Management pp. 433-454. Academic Press. London, UK.

Book Chapter20170993Bioassessment, Ecohydrology, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Gillett, D.J., L.L. Lovell, K.C. Schiff. 2017. Southern California Bight 2013 Regional Monitoring Program: Volume VI. Benthic Infauna. Technical Report 971. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20170971Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Mazor, R.D., E.D. Stein. 2017. 2015 Report on the Stormwater Monitoring Coalition Regional Stream Survey. Technical Report 963. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20170963Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition

Mazor, R.D., P.R. Ode, A.C. Rehn, E.D. Stein. 2017. Spatial statistical network models to estimate the spatial representativeness of bioassessment samples. Technical Report 979. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20170979Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Ode, P.R., A.E. Fetscher, L.B. Busse. 2016. Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Collection of Field Data for Bioassessments of California Wadeable Streams: Benthic Macroinvertebrates, Algae, and Physical Habitat. Technical Report 835. State Water Resources Control Board Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program. Sacramento, CA.

Technical Report20160835Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Brown, J.S., E.D. Stein, C. Solek, A.E. Fetscher. 2016. Assessment of the Condition of Southern California Depressional Wetlands: Application of Macroinvertebrate, Diatom and Overall Condition Indices for Assessing Southern California Depressional Wetlands. Technical Report 921. State Water Resources Control Board Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program. Sacramento, CA.

Technical Report20160921Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Ode, P.R., A.C. Rehn, R.D. Mazor, K.C. Schiff, E.D. Stein, J.T. May, L.R. Brown, D.B. Herbst, D.J. Gillett, K. Lunde, C.P. Hawkins. 2016. Evaluating the adequacy of a reference-site pool for ecological assessments in environmentally complex regions. Freshwater Science 35:237-248.

Journal Article20160886Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Mazor, R.D., A.C. Rehn, P.R. Ode, M. Engeln, K.C. Schiff, E.D. Stein, D.J. Gillett, D.B. Herbst, C.P. Hawkins. 2016. Bioassessment in complex environments: designing an index for consistent meaning in different settings. Freshwater Science 35:249-271.

Journal Article20160889Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Fetscher, A.E., K. Lunde, E.D. Stein, J.S. Brown. 2015. Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for Collection of Macroinvertebrates, Benthic Algae, and Associated Physical Habitat Data in California Depressional Wetlands. Technical Report 832. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20150832Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Gillett, D.J., S.B. Weisberg, T. Grayson, A. Hamilton, V. Hansen, E.W. Leppo, M.C. Pelletier, A. Borja, D. Cadien, D. Dauer, R. Diaz, M. Dutch, J.L. Hyland, M. Kellogg, P.F. Larsen, J.S. Levinton, R. Llanso, L.L. Lovell, P.A. Montagna, D. Pasko, C.A. Phillips, C. Rakocinski, J.A. Ranasinghe, D.M. Sanger, H. Teixeira, R.F. Van Dolah, R.G. Velarde, K.I. Welch. 2015. Effect of ecological group classification schemes on performance of the AMBI benthic index in US coastal waters. Ecological Indicators 50:99-107.

Journal Article20150839Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Bay, S.M., M. Dojiri, J. Gully. 2015. Habitat Conditions: Soft-Bottom Benthos. Urban Coast 5:108-115.

Journal Article20150909Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Mazor, R.D. 2015. Bioassessment of Perennial Streams in Southern California: A Report on the First Five Years of the Stormwater Monitoring Coalition's Regional Stream Survey. Technical Report 844. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20150844Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition

Rehn, A.C., R.D. Mazor, P.R. Ode. 2015. The California Stream Condition Index (CSCI): A New Statewide Biological Scoring Tool for Assessing the Health of Freshwater Streams. Technical Report 883. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20150883Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

May, J.T., L.R. Brown, A.C. Rehn, I.R. Waite, P.R. Ode, R.D. Mazor, K.C. Schiff. 2015. Correspondence of biological condition models of California streams at statewide and regional scales. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 187:4086.

Journal Article20150845Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Stein, E.D. 2015. Habitat Highlights: Regional Stream Monitoring in Southern California. Urban Coast 5:128-129.

Journal Article20150911Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition

Mazor, R.D., E.D. Stein, P.R. Ode, K.C. Schiff. 2014. Integrating intermittent streams into watershed assessments: applicability of an index of biotic integrity. Freshwater Science 33:459-474.

Journal Article20140813Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Stein, E.D., B.P. White, R.D. Mazor, J.K. Jackson, J.M. Battle, P.E. Miller, E.M. Pilgrim, B.W. Sweeney. 2014. Does DNA barcoding improve performance of traditional stream bioassessment metrics?. Freshwater Science 33:302-311.

Journal Article20140803Bioassessment, DNA Barcoding, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Jackson, J.K., J.M. Battle, B.P. White, E.M. Pilgrim, E.D. Stein, P.E. Miller, B.W. Sweeney. 2014. Cryptic biodiversity in streams: a comparison of macroinvertebrate communities based on morphological and DNA barcode identifications. Freshwater Science 33:312-324.

Journal Article20140811Bioassessment, DNA Barcoding, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Stein, E.D., M.C. Martinez, S. Stiles, P.E. Miller, E.V. Zakharov. 2014. Is DNA Barcoding Actually Cheaper and Faster than Traditional Morphological Methods? Results from a Survey of Freshwater Bioassessment Efforts in the United States. PLoS ONE 9:e95525.

Journal Article20140823Bioassessment, DNA Barcoding, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Fetscher, A.E., R. Stancheva, J.P. Kociolek, R.G. Sheath, E.D. Stein, R.D. Mazor, P.R. Ode, L.B. Busse. 2013. Development and comparison of stream indices of biotic integrity using diatoms vs. non-diatom algae vs. a combination. Journal of Applied Phycology 26:433-450.

Journal Article20130776Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Resh, V.H., L.A. Beche, J.E. Lawrence, R.D. Mazor, E.P. McElravy, A.P. O'Dowd, D. Rudnick, S.M. Carlson. 2013. Long-term population and community patterns of benthic macroinvertebrates and fishes in Northern California Mediterranean-climate streams. Hydrobiologia 719:93-118.

Journal Article20130786Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Fetscher, A.E. 2013. Development of Algal Indices of Biotic Integrity for Southern California Wadeable Streams and Recommendations for their Applications, v3. Technical Report 730. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20130730Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Stancheva, R., R.G. Sheath, B.A. Read, K.D. McArthur, C. Schroepfer, J.P. Kociolek, A.E. Fetscher. 2013. Nitrogen-fixing cyanobacteria (free-living and diatom endosymbionts): their use in southern California stream bioassessment. Hydrobiologia 720:111-127.

Journal Article20130778Bioassessment, Eutrophication, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Ranasinghe, J.A., E.D. Stein, M.R. Frazier, D.J. Gillett. 2013. Development of Puget Sound Benthic Indicators. Technical Report 755. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20130755Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Lunde, K.B., M.R. Cover, R.D. Mazor, C.A. Sommers, V.H. Resh. 2013. Identifying reference conditions and quantifying biological variability within benthic macroinvertebrate communities in perennial and non-perennial northern California streams. Environmental Management 51:1262-1273.

Journal Article20130766Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Fetscher, A.E., M. Sutula, L.B. Busse, E.D. Stein. 2013. Condition of California perennial wadeable streams based on algal indicators. Technical Report 781. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20130781Bioassessment, Eutrophication, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Ranasinghe, J.A., K.C. Schiff, C.A. Brantley, L.L. Lovell, D.B. Cadien, T.K. Mikel, R.G. Velarde, S. Holt, S.C. Johnson. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VI. Benthic Macrofauna (Appendix A). Technical Report 665.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120665.ABioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Ranasinghe, J.A., K.C. Schiff, C.A. Brantley, L.L. Lovell, D.B. Cadien, T.K. Mikel, R.G. Velarde, S. Holt, S.C. Johnson. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VI. Benthic Macrofauna (Appendix B). Technical Report 665.B. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120665.BBioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Ranasinghe, J.A., K.C. Schiff, C.A. Brantley, L.L. Lovell, D.B. Cadien, T.K. Mikel, R.G. Velarde, S. Holt, S.C. Johnson. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VI. Benthic Macrofauna (Appendix C). Technical Report 665.C. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120665.CBioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Ranasinghe, J.A., K.C. Schiff, C.A. Brantley, L.L. Lovell, D.B. Cadien, T.K. Mikel, R.G. Velarde, S. Holt, S.C. Johnson. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VI. Benthic Macrofauna (Appendix D). Technical Report 665.D. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120665.DBioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Ranasinghe, J.A., K.C. Schiff, C.A. Brantley, L.L. Lovell, D.B. Cadien, T.K. Mikel, R.G. Velarde, S. Holt, S.C. Johnson. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VI. Benthic Macrofauna (Appendix E). Technical Report 665.E. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120665.EBioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Ranasinghe, J.A., K.C. Schiff, C.A. Brantley, L.L. Lovell, D.B. Cadien, T.K. Mikel, R.G. Velarde, S. Holt, S.C. Johnson. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VI. Benthic Macrofauna (Appendix F). Technical Report 665.F. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120665.FBioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Ranasinghe, J.A., K.C. Schiff, C.A. Brantley, L.L. Lovell, D.B. Cadien, T.K. Mikel, R.G. Velarde, S. Holt, S.C. Johnson. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VI. Benthic Macrofauna (Appendix G). Technical Report 665.G. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120665.GBioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Teixeira, H., S.B. Weisberg, A. Borja, J.A. Ranasinghe, D.B. Cadien, R.G. Velarde, L.L. Lovell, D. Pasko, C.A. Phillips, D.E. Montagne, K.J. Ritter, F. Salas, J.C. Marques. 2012. Calibration and validation of the AZTI's Marine Biotic Index (AMBI) for Southern California marine bays. Ecological Indicators 12:84-95.

Journal Article20120653Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Mazor, R.D., K.C. Schiff, P. Ode, E.D. Stein. 2012. Final Report on Bioassessment in Nonperennial Streams - Report to the State Water Resources Control Board. Technical Report 695. Southern California Coastal Water Research Projec. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120695Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Ranasinghe, J.A., E.D. Stein, P.E. Miller, S.B. Weisberg. 2012. Performance of two southern California benthic community condition indices using species abundance and presence-only data: Relevance to DNA barcoding. PLoS ONE 7:e40875.

Journal Article20120713Bioassessment, DNA Barcoding, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Mazor, R.D., D.J. Gillett, K.C. Schiff, K. Ritter, E.D. Stein. 2011. Ecological Condition of Watersheds in Coastal Southern California: Progress Report of the Stormwater Monitoring Coalition's Stream Monitoring Program First Year (2009). Technical Report 639. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110639Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Stormwater Monitoring Coalition

Mazor, R.D., K.C. Schiff, K. Ritter, A. Rehn, P. Ode. 2010. Bioassessment tools in novel habitats: An evaluation of indices and sampling methods in low-gradient streams in California. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 167:91-104.

Journal Article20100618Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Ranasinghe, J.A., S.B. Weisberg, R.W. Smith, D.E. Montagne, B. Thompson, J.M. Oakden, D.D. Huff, D.B. Cadien, R.G. Velarde, K.J. Ritter. 2009. Calibration and evaluation of five indicators of benthic community condition in two California bay and estuary habitats. Marine Pollution Bulletin 59:5-13.

Journal Article20090577Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Borja, A., A. Ranasinghe, S.B. Weisberg. 2009. Assessing ecological integrity in marine waters, using multiple indices and ecosystem components: Challenges for the future. Marine Pollution Bulletin 59:1-4.

Journal Article20090578Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Ode, P.R., C.P. Hawkins, R.D. Mazor. 2008. Comparability of biological assessments derived from predictive models and multimetric indices of increasing geographic scope. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 27:967-985.

Journal Article20080575Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

McGann, M., C.R. Alexander, S.M. Bay. 2003. Response of benthic foraminifers to sewage discharge and remediation in Santa Monica Bay, California. Marine Environmental Research 56:299-342.

Journal Article20030395Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Smith, R., J.A. Ranasinghe, S.B. Weisberg, D.E. Montagne, D.B. Cadien, T.K. Mikel, R.G. Velarde, A. Dalkey. 2003. Extending the southern California benthic response index to assess benthic condition in bays. Technical Report 410. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20030410Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Ranasinghe, J.A., J.B. Frithsen, F.W. Kutz, J.F. Paul, D.E. Russell, R.A. Batiuk, J.L. Hyland, J. Scott, D.M. Dauer. 2002. Application of two indices of benthic community condition in Chesapeake Bay. Environmentrics 13:499-511.

Journal Article20020371Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Alden, R.W., D.M. Dauer, J.A. Ranasinghe, L.C. Scott, R.J. Llanso. 2002. Statistical verification of the Chesapeake Bay benthic index of biotic integrity. Environmentrics 13:479-498.

Journal Article20020372Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Allen, M.J., R.W. Smith, V. Raco-Rands. 2001. Development of Biointegrity Indices for Marine Demersal Fish and Megabenthic Invertebrate Assemblages of Southern California. Technical Report 469. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Westminster, CA.

Technical Report20010469Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Paul, J.F., K.J. Scott, D.E. Campbell, J.H. Gentile, C.S. Strobel, R.M. Valente, S.B. Weisberg, A.F. Holland, J.A. Ranasinghe. 2001. Developing and applying a benthic index of estuarine condition for the Virginian Biogeographic Province. Ecological Indicators 1:83.

Journal Article20010360Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Smith, R.W., M. Bergen, S.B. Weisberg, D. Cadien, A. Dalkey, D. Montagne, J.K. Stull, R.G. Velarde. 2001. Benthic response index for assessing infaunal communities on the Southern California mainland shelf. Ecological Applications 11:1073-1087.

Journal Article20010345Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Bergen, M., D. Cadien, A. Dalkey, D.E. Montagne, R.W. Smith, J.K. Stull, R.G. Velarde, S.B. Weisberg. 2000. Assessment of benthic infaunal condition on the mainland shelf of southern California. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 64:421-434.

Journal Article20000325Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality

Bond, A.B., J.S. Stephens Jr, D.J. Pondella II, M.J. Allen, M. Helvey. 1999. A method for estimating marine habitat values based on fish guilds, with comparisons between sites in the Southern California Bight. Bulletin of Marine Science 64:219-242.

Journal Article19990310Bioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity

Word, J.Q. 1977. The infaunal index: a relative abundance measure of the benthic infauna and how it may be applied to fish food habits studies. Technical Report 292.A.

Technical Report19770292.ABioassessment, Indices Of Biotic Integrity, Sediment Quality