Joann Cavaletto


All GLERL Publications:
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  • Denef, V.J., H.J. Carrick, J.F. CAVALETTO, E. Chiang, T.H. JOHENGEN, and H.A. VANDERPLOEG. Lake Bacterial Assemblage Composition Is Sensitive to Biological Disturbance Caused by an Invasive Filter Feeder. mSphere 2(3)(DOI:10.1128/mSphere.00189-17) (2017).
  • Nowicki, C.J., D.B. Bunnell, P.M. Armenia, D.M. Warner, H.A. VANDERPLOEG, J.F. CAVALETTO, C.M. Mayer, and J.V. Adams. Biotic and abiotic factors influencing zooplankton vertical distribution in Lake Huron. Journal of Great Lakes Research 43(6):1044-1054 (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2017.08.004) (2017).
  • Fujimoto, M., J.F. CAVALETTO, J.R. LIEBIG, A. McCarthy, H.A. VANDERPLOEG, and V.J. Denef. Spatiotemporal distribution of bacterioplankton functional groups along a freshwater estuary to pelagic gradient in Lake Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 42(5):1036-1048 (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2016.07.029) (2016).
  • Ptachnikova, R., H.A. VANDERPLOEG, and J.F. CAVALETTO. Big versus small: Does Bythotrephes longimanus predatiaon regulate spatial distribution of another invasive predatory cladoceran, Cercopagis pengoi? Journal of Great Lakes Research 41(Supplement 3):143-149 (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2015.10.006) (2015).
  • VANDERPLOEG, H.A., S.A. POTHOVEN, D.M. Krueger, D.M. MASON, J.R. LIEBIG, J.F. CAVALETTO, S.A. RUBERG, G.A. LANG, and R. Ptacnikova. Spatial and predatory interactions of visually preying nonindigenous zooplankton and fish in Lake Michigan during midsummer. Journal of Great Lakes Research 41(Supplement 3):125-142 (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2015.10.005) (2015).
  • VANDERPLOEG, H.A., S.A. POTHOVEN, G.L. FAHNENSTIEL, J.F. CAVALETTO, J.R. LIEBIG, C.A. STOW, T.F. NALEPA, C.P. Madenjian, and D.B. Bunnell. Seasonal zooplankton dynamics in Lake Michigan: Disentangling impacts of resource limitation, ecosystem engineering, and predation during a critical transition. Journal of Great Lakes Research 38(2):336-352 (DOI:10.1016/j.jglr.2012.02.005) (2012).
  • CAVALETTO, J.F., H.A. VANDERPLOEG, R. Pichlová-Ptáníková, S.A. POTHOVEN, J.R. LIEBIG, and G.L. FAHNENSTIEL. Temporal and spatial separation allow coexistence of predatory cladocerans: Leptodora kindtii, Bythotrephes longimanus, and Cercopagis pengoi in southeastern Lake Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 36:65-73 (2010).
  • Yurista, P.M., H.A. VANDERPLOEG, J.R. LIEBIG, and J.F. CAVALETTO. Lake Michigan Bythotrephes prey consumption estimates for 1994-2003 using a temperature and size corrected bioenergetic model. Journal of Great Lakes Research 36:74-92 (2010).
  • VANDERPLOEG, H.A., S.A. Ludsin, J.F. CAVALETTO, T.O. Höök, S.A. POTHOVEN, S.B. Brandt, J.R. LIEBIG, and G.A. LANG. Hypoxic zones as habitat for zooplankton in Lake Erie: Refuges from predation or exclusion zones? Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381:S108-S120 (2009).
  • VANDERPLOEG, H.A., S.A. Ludsin, S.A. RUBERG, T.O. Höök, S.A. POTHOVEN, S.B. Brandt, G.A. LANG, J.R. LIEBIG, and J.F. CAVALETTO. Hypoxia affects spatial distributions and overlap of pelagic fish, zooplankton, and phytoplankton in Lake Erie. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 381:S92-S107 (2009).
  • POTHOVEN, S.A., H.A. VANDERPLOEG, J.F. CAVALETTO, D.M. KRUEGER, D.M. MASON, and S.B. BRANDT. Alewife planktivory controls the abundance of two invasive predatory cladocerans in Lake Michigan. Freshwater Biology 52(doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2007.01728.x):561-573 (2007).
  • VANDERPLOEG, H.A., T.H. JOHENGEN, P.J. Lavrentyev, C. Chen, G.A. LANG, M.A. Agy, M.H. Bundy, J.F. CAVALETTO, B.J. EADIE, J.R. LIEBIG, G.S. MILLER, S.A. RUBERG, and M.J. McCORMICK. Anatomy of the recurrent coastal sediment plume in Lake Michigan and its impacts on light climate, nutrients, and plankton. Journal of Geophysical Research 112(C03S90, doi:10.1029/2004JC002379):23 pp. (2007).
  • Gardner, W. S., P. J. Lavrentyev, J. F. CAVALETTO, M. J. McCarthy, B. J. EADIE, T. H. JOHENGEN, and J. B. Cotner. Distribution and dynamics of nitrogen and microbial plankton in southern Lake Michigan during spring transition 1999-2000. Journal of Geophysical Research 109(C03007):16 (2004).
  • Messick, G. A., H. A. VANDERPLOEG, J. F. CAVALETTO, and S. S. Tyler. Histological characteristics of abnormal protrusions on copepods from Lake Michigan. Zoological Studies 43(2):314-322 (2004).
  • CAVALETTO, J. F., T. F. NALEPA, D. L. FANSLOW and D. W. Schloesser. Temporal variation of energy reserves in mayfly nymphs (Hexagenia spp.) from Lake St. Clair and western Lake Erie. Freshwater Biology 48:1726-1738 (2003).
  • RUBERG, S. A., H. A. VANDERPLOEG, J. F. CAVALETTO, G. A. LANG, J. R. LIEBIG, T. C. MILLER, and M. AGY. Plankton survey system. Proceedings of the Oceans 2001 MTS/IEEE Conference, Honolulu, HI, November 5-8, 2001. Marine Technology Society, Washington, DC, pp. 1899-1903 (2001).
  • Gardner, W. S., P. J. Lavrentyev, H. A. Bootsma, J. F. CAVALETTO, F. Troncone, and J. B. Cotner. Effects of natural light on nitrogen dynamics in diverse aquatic environments. Verh. International Verein. Limnology 27:64-73 (2000).
  • NALEPA, T. F., D. J. HARTSON, J. Buchanan, J. F. CAVALETTO, G. A. LANG, and S. J. Lozano. Spatial variation in density, mean size, and physiological condition of the holoarctic amphipod Diporeia spp. in Lake Michigan. Freshwater Biology 43:107-119 (2000).
  • CAVALETTO, J. F., and W. S. GARDNER. Seasonal dynamics of lipids in freshwater benthic invertebrates. In Lipids in Freshwater Ecosystems, M. Arts and B. Wainman, Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., New York, pp. 109-131 (1998).
  • GARDNER, W. S., J. F. CAVALETTO, H. A. BOOTSMA, P. J. LAVRENTYEV, and F. Troncone. Nitrogen cycling rates and light effects in tropical Lake Maracaibo, Venezuela. Limnology and Oceanography 43(8):1814-1825 (1998).
  • LAVRENTYEV, P. L., BOOTSMA, H. A., JOHENGEN, T. H., CAVALETTO, J. F., and GARDNER, W. S. Microbial plankton response to resource limitation: insights from the community structure and seston stoichiometry in Florida Bay, USA. Marine Ecology Progress Series 165: 45-57 (1998).
  • VANDERPLOEG, H. A., CAVALETTO, J. F., LIEBIG, J. R., and Gardner, W. S. Limnocalanus macrurus (Copepoda: Calanoida) retains a marine arctic lipid and life-cycle strategy in Lake Michigan. Journal of Plankton Research 20(8): 1581-1597 (1998).
  • GARDNER, W.S., J.F. CAVALETTO, J.B. Cotner, and J.R. JOHNSON. Effects of natural light on nitrogen cycling rates in the Mississippi River plume. Limnology and Oceanography 42(2):273-281 (1997).
  • CAVALETTO, J.F., T.F. NALEPA, R. Dermott, W.S. GARDNER, M.A. QUIGLEY, and G.A. LANG. Seasonal variation of lipid composition, weight, and length in juvenile Diporeia spp. (Amphipoda) from Lakes Michigan and Ontario. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 53(9):2044-2051 (1996).
  • GARDNER, W.S., R. Benner, R.M.W. Amon, J.B. Cotner, J.F. CAVALETTO, and J.R. JOHNSON. Effects of high molecular-weight dissolved organic matter on nitrogen dynamics in the Mississippi River plume. Marine Ecology Progress Series 133:287-297 (1996).
  • GARDNER, W.S., P.A. St. John, C. Evans, and J.F. CAVALETTO. HPLC retention-time-shift determination of nitrogen isotope ratios in enriched water. American Laboratory June 1996:17C-17H (1996).
  • NALEPA, T.F., G.L. FAHNENSTIEL, M.J. McCORMICK, T.H. JOHENGEN, G.A. LANG, J.F. CAVALETTO, and G. Goudy. Physical and chemical variables of Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron in 1991-93. NOAA Technical Memorandum ERL GLERL-91, Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory, Ann Arbor, MI (NTIS# PB96-182357/XAB) 78 pp. (1996).
  • Cotner, J.B., W.S. GARDNER, J.R. JOHNSON, R.H. Sada, J.F. CAVALETTO, and R.T. Heath. Effects of zebra mussel (Dreissena polymorpha) on bacterioplankton: Evidence for both size-selective consumption and growth stimulation. Journal of Great Lakes Research 21(4):517-528 (1995).
  • GARDNER, W.S., J.F. CAVALETTO, T.H. JOHENGEN, J.R. JOHNSON, R.T. Heath, and J.B. Cotner. Effects of the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, on community nitrogen dynamics in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron. Journal of Great Lakes Research 21(4):529-544 (1995).
  • Heath, R.T., G.L. FAHNENSTIEL, W.S. GARDNER, J.F. CAVALETTO, and S.-J Hwang. Ecosystem-level effects of zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha): An enclosure experiment in Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron. Journal of Great Lakes Research 21(4):501-516 (1995).
  • LAVRENTYEV, P.J., W.S. GARDNER, J.F. CAVALETTO, and J.R. Beaver. Effects of the zebra mussels (Dreissena polymorpha Pallas) on protozoa and phytoplankton from Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron. Journal of Great Lakes Research 21(4):545-557 (1995).
  • EADIE, B.J., R. Amon, R. Benner, J.F. CAVALETTO, J.B. Cotner, W.S. GARDNER, M.B. LANSING, and D. Pakulski. Organic matter decomposition, nitrogen recycling, and oxygen consumption in the Mississippi River plume/Gulf Shelf region. Proceedings, Nutrient Enhanced Coastal Ocean Productivity Synthesis Workshop, Baton Rouge, LA, April 26-27, 1994. Louisiana Sea Grant, Baton Rouge, LA, 40-45 (1995).
  • GARDNER, W.S., R. Benner, G. Chin-Leo, J.B. COTNER, B.J. EADIE, J.F. CAVALETTO, and M.B. LANSING. Mineralization of organic material and bacterial dynamics in Mississippi River plume water. Estuaries 17(4): 816-828 (1994).
  • NALEPA, T.F., J.F. CAVALETTO, M. FORD, W.M. GORDON, and M. WIMMER. Seasonal and annual variation in weight and biochemical content of the zebra mussel, Dreissena polymorpha, in Lake St. Clair. Journal of Great Lakes Research 19(3):541-552 (1993).
  • Smith, R.E.H., J.F. CAVALETTO, B.J. EADIE, and W.S. GARDNER. Growth and lipid composition of high arctic ice algae during the spring bloom at Resolute, Northwest-Territories, Canada. Marine Ecology Progress Series 91:1 (1993).
  • Hill, C., M.A. QUIGLEY, J.F. CAVALETTO, and W. GORDON. Sesonal changes in lipid content and composition in the benthic amphipods Monoporeia affinis and Pontoporeia femorata. Limnology and Oceanography 37(6):1280-1289 (1992).
  • Parrish, C.C., B.J. EADIE, W.S. GARDNER, and J.F. CAVALETTO. Lipid class and alkane distribution in settling particles of the upper Laurentian Great Lakes. Organic Geochemistry 18(1):33-40 (1992).
  • VANDERPLOEG, H.A., W.S. GARDNER, C.C. Parrish, J.R. LIEBIG, and J.F. CAVALETTO. Lipids and life-cycle strategy of a hypolimnetic copepod in Lake Michigan. Limnology and Oceanography 37(2):413-424 (1992).
  • GARDNER, W.S., P.F. LANDRUM, and J.F. CAVALETTO. Lipid-partitioning and disposition of benzo(a)pyrene and Hexachlorobiphenyl in Lake Michigan Pontoporeia hoyi and Mysis relicta. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry 9:1269-1278 (1990).
  • QUIGLEY, M.A., J.F. CAVALETTO, and W.S. GARDNER. Lipid composition related to size and maturity of the amphipod Pontoporiea hoyi. Journal of Great Lakes Research 15(4):601-610 (1989).
  • CAVALETTO, J.F., H.A. VANDERPLOEG, and W.S. GARDNER. Wax esters in two species of freshwater zooplankton. Limnology and Oceanography 34(4):785-789 (1989).

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