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Publications

All SCCWRP publications co-authored by Dr. Karen McLaughlin
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Sutula, M., M. Ho, A. Sengupta, F. Kessouri, K. McLaughlin, K. McCune, D. Bianchi. 2021. A baseline of terrestrial freshwater and nitrogen fluxes to the Southern California Bight, USA. Marine Pollution Bulletin DOI:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2021.112669 .

Journal Article20211212Climate Change, Eutrophication, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

Kessouri, F., J.C. McWilliams, D. Bianchi, M. Sutula, L. Renault, C. Deutsch, R.A. Feely, K. McLaughlin, M. Ho, E.M. Howard, N. Bednarsek, P. Damien, J. Molemaker, S.B. Weisberg. 2021. Coastal eutrophication drives acidification, oxygen loss, and ecosystem change in a major oceanic upwelling system. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America DOI:10.1073/pnas.2018856118.

Journal Article20211204Climate Change, Eutrophication, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

Wisenbaker, K., K. McLaughlin, D.W. Diehl, A. Latker, K. Stolzenbach, R. Gartman, K.C. Schiff. 2021. Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Marine Monitoring Program: Volume IV. Demersal Fishes and Megabenthic Invertebrates. Technical Report 1183. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20211183Regional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Smith, J., D. Shultz, M.D.A. Howard, G. Robertson, V. Phonsiri, V. Renick, D.A. Caron, R. Kudela, K. McLaughlin. 2021. Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Monitoring Program: Volume VIII. Harmful Algal Blooms. Technical Report 1170. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20211170Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Sutula, M., M. Ho, A. Sengupta, F. Kessouri, K. McLaughlin, K. McCune, D. Bianchi. 2021. Dataset of terrestrial fluxes of freshwater, nutrients, carbon, and iron to the Southern California Bight, U.S.A.. Data in Brief DOI:10.1016/j.dib.2021.106802.

Journal Article20211179Climate Change, Eutrophication, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

McLaughlin, K., K.C. Schiff, B. Du, J. Davis, A. Bonnema, G. Ichikawa, B. Jakl, W. Heim. 2020. Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Monitoring Program Volume V: Contaminant Bioaccumulation in Edible Sport Fish Tissue. Technical Report 1155. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20201155Regional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Du, B., C.S. Wong, K. McLaughlin, K.C. Schiff. 2020. Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Monitoring Program: Volume II. Sediment Chemistry. Technical Report 1130. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20201130Emerging Contaminants, Regional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Parks, A.N., D.J. Greenstein, K. McLaughlin, K.C. Schiff. 2020. Southern California Bight 2018 Regional Monitoring Program: Volume I. Sediment Toxicity. Technical Report 1117. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20201117Regional Monitoring, Sediment Quality, Sediment Quality Assessment Frameworks, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Nezlin, N.P., C. Beegan, A. Feit, J.R. Gully, A. Latker, K. McLaughlin, M.J. Mengel, G.L. Robertson, A. Steele, S.B. Weisberg. 2020. Colored Dissolved Organic Matter (CDOM) as a tracer of effluent plumes in the coastal ocean. Regional Studies in Marine Science DOI:10.1016/j.rsma.2020.101163.

Journal Article20201111Sediment Quality

Bednarsek, N., R.A. Feely, E.L. Howes, B.P.V. Hunt, F. Kessouri, P. Leon, R. Lischka, A.E. Maas, K. McLaughlin, N.P. Nezlin, M. Sutula, S.B. Weisberg. 2019. Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Toward Synthesis of Thresholds of Ocean Acidification Impacts on Calcifying Pteropods and Interactions With Warming. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:227.

Journal Article20191076Climate Change, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

Schiff, K.C., K. McLaughlin, S.L. Moore, Y. Cao. 2019. Southern California Bight. in: C. Sheppard (ed.), World Seas: An Environmental Evaluation pp. 465-482. Academic Press. London, UK.

Book Chapter20191051Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

McLaughlin, K., N.P. Nezlin, S.B. Weisberg, A.G. Dickson, J.A.T. Booth, C.L. Cash, A. Feit, J.R. Gully, M.D.A. Howard, S. Johnson, A. Latker, M.J. Mengel, G.L. Robertson, A. Steele, L. Terriquez. 2018. Seasonal patterns in aragonite saturation state on the southern California continental shelf. Continental Shelf Research 167:77–86.

Journal Article20181050Climate Change, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

Nezlin, N.P., K. McLaughlin, J.A.T. Booth, C.L. Cash, D.W. Diehl, K.A. Davis, A. Feit, R. Goericke, J.R. Gully, M.D.A. Howard, S Johnson, A. Latker, M.J. Mengel, G.L. Robertson, A. Steele, L. Terriquez, L. Washburn, S.B. Weisberg. 2018. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Chlorophyll Concentration in the Southern California Bight. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans 123:231-245.

Journal Article20181017Eutrophication, Regional Monitoring

Nezlin, N.P., K. McLaughlin, A.T. Booth, C.L. Cash, D.W. Diehl, K. Davis, A. Feit, R. Goericke, J.R. Gully, M.D.A. Howard, S. Johnson, A. Latker, M.J. Mengel, G.L. Robertson, A. Steele, L. Terriquez, L.i.b.e. Washburn, S.B. Weisberg. 2017. Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Chlorophyll Concentration in the Southern California Bight. Technical Report 998. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20170998Climate Change, Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms

Howard, M.D.A., R.M. Kudela, K. McLaughlin. 2017. New insights into impacts of anthropogenic nutrients on urban ecosystem processes on the Southern California coastal shelf: Introduction and synthesis. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 186:163-170.

Journal Article20170964Climate Change, Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

Kudela, R.M., A.J. Lucas, K. Hayashi, M.D.A. Howard, K. McLaughlin. 2017. Death from below: Investigation of inhibitory factors in bloom development during a wastewater effluent diversion. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 186:209-222.

Journal Article20170980Climate Change, Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

McLaughlin, K., N.P. Nezlin, S.B. Weisberg, A.G. Dickson, J.A. Booth, C.L. Cash, A. Feit, J.R. Gully, S. Johnson, A. Latker, M.J. Mengel, G.L. Robertson, A. Steele, L. Terriquez. 2017. An evaluation of potentiometric pH sensors in coastal monitoring applications. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods 15:679-689.

Journal Article20171009Climate Change, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

McLaughlin, K., A. Dickson, S.B. Weisberg, K. Coale, V. Elrod, C. Hunter, K.S. Johnson, S. Kram, R. Kudela, T. Martz, K. Negrey, U. Passow, F. Shaughnessy, J.E. Smith, D. Tadesse, L. Washburn, K.R. Weis. 2017. An evaluation of ISFET sensors for coastal pH monitoring applications. Regional Studies in Marine Science 12:11-18.

Journal Article20170975Climate Change, Eutrophication, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

McLaughlin, K., N.P. Nezlin, M.D.A. Howard, C.D.A. Beck, R.I.M. Kudela, M.J. Mengel, G.L. Robertson. 2017. Rapid nitrification of wastewater ammonium near coastal ocean outfalls, Southern California, USA. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 186:263-375.

Journal Article20170952Climate Change, Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

McLaughlin, K., S.B. Weisberg, A.G. Dickson, G.E. Hofmann, J.A. Newton, D. Aseltine-Neilson, A. Barton, S. Cudd, R.A. Feely, I.W. Jefferds, E.B. Jewett, T. King, C.J. Langdon, S. McAfee, D. Pleschner-Steele, B. Steele. 2015. Core principles of the California Current Acidification Network: Linking chemistry, physics, and ecological effects. Oceanography 28:160-169.

Journal Article20150866Climate Change, Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

Barton, A., G.G. Waldbusser, R.A. Feely, S.B. Weisberg, J.A. Newton, B. Hales, S. Cudd, B. Eudeline, C.J. Langdon, I. Jefferds, T. King, A. Suhrbier, K. McLaughlin. 2015. Impacts of coastal acidification on the Pacific Northwest shellfish industry and adaptation strategies implemented in response. Oceanography 28:146-159.

Journal Article20150865Climate Change, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

Martz, T., K. McLaughlin, S.B. Weisberg. 2015. Best Practices for autonomous measurement of seawater pH with the Honeywell Durafet pH sensor. Technical Report 861. California Current Acidification Network. Santa Barbara, CA.

Technical Report20150861Climate Change, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

Rippy, M.A., R. Stein, B.F. Sanders, K. Davis, K. McLaughlin, J.F. Skinner, J. Kappeler, S.B. Grant. 2014. Small Drains, Big Problems: The Impact of Dry Weather Runoff on Shoreline Water Quality at Enclosed Beaches. Environmental Science and Technology 48:14168-14177.

Journal Article20140838Microbial Risk Assessment, Microbial Water Quality, Stormwater And Urban Runoff

Howard, M.D.A., M. Sutula, D.A. Caron, Y. Chao, J.D. Farrara, H. Frenzel, B. Jones, G. Robertson, K. McLaughlin, A. Sengupta. 2014. Anthropogenic nutrient sources rival natural sources on small scales in the coastal waters of the Southern California Bight. Limnology and Oceanography 59:285-297.

Journal Article20140810Climate Change, Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Ocean Acidification And Hypoxia

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, L. Busse, S. Anderson, J. Crooks, R. Dagit, D. Gibson, K. Johnston, L. Stratton. 2014. A regional survey of the extent and magnitude of eutrophication in Mediterranean estuaries of Southern California, USA. Estuaries and Coasts 37:259-278.

Journal Article20140794Eutrophication

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula. 2014. Estimating Wet and Dry Deposition of Nitrogen to Southern California Streams. Technical Report 837. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project Authority. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20140837Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms

Sengupta, A., M. Sutula, K. McLaughlin, M.D.A. Howard, L.L. Tiefenthaler, T. Von Bitner. 2013. Terrestrial nutrient loads and fluxes to the Southern California Bight, USA. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 245-258. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.16

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, J. Cable, P. Fong. 2013. Eutrophication and Nutrient Cycling in Santa Margarita River Estuary: A Summary of Baseline Studies for Monitoring Order R9-2006-0076. Technical Report 635. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20130635Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms

McLaughlin, K., J.A. Sohm, G.A. Cutter, M.W. Lomas, A. Paytan. 2013. Phosphorus cycling in the Sargasso Sea: Investigation using the oxygen isotopic composition of phosphate, enzyme-labeled fluorescence, and turnover times. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 27:375-387.

Journal Article20130758Eutrophication

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, L. Busse, S. Anderson, J. Crooks, R. Dagit, D. Gibson, K. Johnston, L. Stratton. 2013. A regional survey of the extent and magnitude of eutrophication in Mediterranean estuaries of southern California, USA. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2013 Annual Report pp. 223-244. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20132013.15

Howard, M.D.A., M. Sutula, D. Caron, Y. Chao, J.D. Farrara, H. Frenzel, B. Jones, G. Robertson, K. McLaughlin, A. Sengupta. 2012. Comparison of natural and anthropogenic nutrient sources in the Southern California Bight. in: S.B. Weisberg, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2012 Annual Report pp. 29-48. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20122012.03

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, L. Busse, S. Anderson, J. Crooks, R. Dagit, D. Gibson, K. Johnston, N.P. Nezlin, L. Stratton. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VIII. Estuarine Eutrophication. Technical Report 711. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120711Eutrophication, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, L. Busse, S. Anderson, J. Crooks, R. Dagit, D. Gibson, K. Johnston, N.P. Nezlin, L. Stratton. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VIII. Estuarine Eutrophication (Appendix A). Technical Report 711.A. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120711.AEutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, L. Busse, S. Anderson, J. Crooks, R. Dagit, D. Gibson, K. Johnston, N.P. Nezlin, L. Stratton. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VIII. Estuarine Eutrophication (Appendix B). Technical Report 711.B. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120711.BEutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, L. Busse, S. Anderson, J. Crooks, R. Dagit, D. Gibson, K. Johnston, N.P. Nezlin, L. Stratton. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VIII. Estuarine Eutrophication (Appendix C). Technical Report 711.C. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120711.CEutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, L. Busse, S. Anderson, J. Crooks, R. Dagit, D. Gibson, K. Johnston, N.P. Nezlin, L. Stratton. 2012. Southern California Bight 2008 Regional Monitoring Program: VIII. Estuarine Eutrophication (Appendix D). Technical Report 711.D. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20120711.DEutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms, Regional Monitoring, Southern California Bight Regional Monitoring Program

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, J. Cable, P. Fong. 2011. Eutrophication and Nutrient Cycling in Buena Vista Lagoon, Carlsbad, California. Technical Report 638. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110638Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, J. Cable, P. Fong. 2011. Eutrophication and Nutrient Cycling in Loma Alta Slough, Oceanside, California. Technical Report 630. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110630Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, J. Cable, P. Fong. 2011. Eutrophication and Nutrient Cycling in San Elijo Lagoon, Encinitas, California. Technical Report 636. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20110636Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms

McLaughlin, K., J.A. Sohm, G.A. Cutter, M.W. Lomas, A. Paytan. 2011. Phosphorus cycling in the Sargasso Sea: Investigation using the oxygen isotopic composition of phosphate, enzyme labeled fluorescence, and turnover times. in: K.C. Schiff, K. Miller (eds.), Southern California Coastal Water Research Project 2011 Annual Report pp. 323-334. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Annual Report20112011.25

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula, J. Cable, P. Fong. 2010. Eutrophication and Nutrient Cycling in Famosa Slough: A Summary of Baseline Data for Monitoring Order R9-2006-0076. Technical Report 629. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20100629Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms

Elsbury, K.E., A. Paytan, N.E. Ostrom, C. Kendall, M.B. Young, K. McLaughlin, M.E. Rollog, S. Watson. 2009. Using oxygen isotopes of phosphate to trace phosphorus sources and cycling in Lake Erie. Environmental Science and Technology 43:3108-3114.

Journal Article20090585Eutrophication

Fetscher, A.E., K. McLaughlin. 2008. Incorporating bioassessment using freshwater algae into California's Surface Water Ambient Monitoring Program (SWAMP). Technical Report 563. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20080563Bioassessment

McLaughlin, K., M. Sutula. 2007. Developing nutrient numeric endpoints and TMDL tools for California estuaries: An implementation plan. Technical Report 540. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.

Technical Report20070540Eutrophication, Harmful Algal Blooms