Sharrar, A.M., Crits-Christoph, A., Méheust, R., Diamond, S., Starr, E.P., Banfield, J.F. (2020). Bacterial secondary metabolite biosynthetic potential in soil varies with phylum, depth, and vegetation type. mBio 11 (3) e00416-20. https://doi.org/10.1128/mBio.00416-20

Dawson, T.E, Hahm, W.J., & Crutchfield-Peters, K. (2020). Digging deeper: what the critical zone perspective adds to the study of plant ecophysiology. New Phytologist 226(3): 666-671. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.16410

Kelson, S.J., Miller, M.R., Thompson, T.Q., O’Rourke, S.M., & Carlson, S.M. (2020). Temporal dynamics of migration‐linked genetic variation are driven by streamflows and riverscape permeability. Molecular Ecology 29(5):870-885. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.15367

Kelson, S. J., Power, M.E., Finlay, J.C., and S. M. Carlson. (2020). Partial migration alters population ecology and food chain length: evidence from a salmonid fish. Ecosphere 11(2): e03044–19. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3044

Wang, T., Kelson, S.J., Greer, G., Thompson, S.E., and S.M. Carlson. (2020). Tributary Confluences are Dynamic Thermal Refuges for a Juvenile Salmonid in a Warming River Network. River Research and Applications. https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.3634

Uno, H., and S. Pneh. (2020). Effect of source habitat spatial heterogeneity and species diversity on the temporal stability of aquatic‐to‐terrestrial subsidy by emerging aquatic insects. Ecological Research 35(3):474–481. https://doi.org/10.1111/1440-1703.12125

Uno, H., and J. H. Stillman. (2020). Lifetime eurythermy by seasonally matched thermal performance of developmental stages in an annual aquatic insect. Oecologia 192:647–656. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00442-020-04605-z

Ishikawa, N.F., Finlay, J.C., Uno, H., Ogawa, N.O., Ohkouchi, N., Tayasu, T., Power, and M.E. Power. (2020). Combined use of radiocarbon and stable carbon isotopes for the source mixing model in a stream food web. Limnology and Oceanography 65(11): 2688-2696. https://doi.org/10.1002/lno.11541

Rossi, G. and M.E. Power. (2020). The foraging mode and within-patch movement of juvenile Oncorhynchus mykiss during spring and summer streamflow recession in a California Stream. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Science, submitted.

Schmidt, L. and Rempe, D.R. (2020). Quantifying dynamic water storage in unsaturated bedrock with borehole nuclear magnetic resonance. Geophysical Research Letters 47(22):e2020GL089600. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL089600

Golla, J.K., Kuessner, M.L., Bouchez, J., Rempe, D.M., and J.L. Druhan (2020). Tracing Silicate Weathering Dynamics in a Shale-Dominated Hillslope using Lithium Isotopes in a Reactive Transport Framework. Goldschmidt 2020 Abstracts.

Tune, A. K., Druhan, J. L., Wang, J., Bennett, P. C., and D.M. Rempe (2020). Carbon dioxide production in bedrock beneath soils substantially contributes to forest carbon cycling. JGR: Biosciences 125(12): e2020JG005795. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020JG005795

Pedrazas, M.A., Hahm, W.J., Huang, M.-H., Dralle, D., Nelson, M.D., Breunig, R.E., Fauria, K.E., Bryk, A.B., Dietrich, W.E. and D.M. Rempe (2020). Patterns of Weathering in Sedimentary Bedrock Across a Sequence of Repeating Ridges and Valleys. JGR: Earth Surface, submitted.

Al-Shayeb, B., Sachdeva, R., Chen, L.-X., Ward, F., Munk, P., Devoto, A., Castelle, C. J., Olm, M. R., Bouma-Gregson, K., Amano, Y., He, C., Méheust, R., Brooks, B., Thomas, A., Lavy, A., Matheus-Carnevali, P., Sun, C., Goltsman, D. S. A., Borton, M. A., Sharrar, A., Jaffe, A. L., Nelson, T. C., Kantor, R., Keren, R.,; Lane, K. R., Farag, I. F., Lei, S., Finstad, K., Amundson, R., Anantharaman, K., Zhou, J., Probst, A.J., Power, M. E., Tringe, S.G., Li, W.-J., Wrighton, K., Harrison, S., Morowitz, M., Relman, D. A., Doudna, J. A., Lehours, A.-C., Warren, L., Cate, J. H. D., Santini, J. M., Banfield, J. F. (2020). Clades of huge phages from across Earth’s ecosystems. Nature 578: 425-431

Hahm, W.J., Rempe, D.M., Dralle, D.N., Dawson, T.E., and W.E. Dietrich (2020). Oak transpiration drawn from the weathered bedrock vadose zone in the summer dry season. Water Resources Research 56(11):e2020WR027419. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020WR027419

Dralle, D.N., Hahm, W.J., Rempe, D.M., Karst, N.J., Anderegg, L.D.L., Thompson, S.E., Dawson, T.E., and W.E. Dietrich (2020). Plants as sensors: vegetation response to rainfall predicts root-zone water storage capacity in Mediterranean-type climates. Environmental Research Letters 15(10):104074. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abb10b


Bouma-Gregson, K., Olm, M.R., Probst, A.J., Anantharaman, K., Power, M.E. & J.F. Banfield. (2019). Impacts of microbial assemblage and environmental conditions on the distribution of anatoxin-a producing cyanobacteria within a river network. The International Society of Microbial Ecology (ISME) Journal 13: 1618–1634. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41396-019-0374-3

Diamond, S., Andeer, P.F., Li, Z. et al. Mediterranean grassland soil C–N compound turnover is dependent on rainfall and depth, and is mediated by genomically divergent microorganisms. 2019. Nature Microbiology 4(8): 1356-1367. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41564-019-0449-y

Gaynor, K. M., Brown, J.S., Middleton, A.D., Power, M.E., and J. S. Brashares. 2019. Landscapes of Fear: Spatial Patterns of Risk Perception and Response. Trends in Ecology and Evolution 34(4): 355-368. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2019.01.004

Kelson, S.J. & Carlson, S.M. (2019). Do precipitation extremes drive growth and migration timing of a Pacific salmonid fish in Mediterranean-climate streams? Ecosphere 10 (3): e02618. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.2618

Kelson, S.J., Miller, M.R., Thompson, T.Q., O’Rourke, S.M. & Carlson S.M. (2019). Do genomics and sex predict migration in a partially migratory salmonid fish, Oncorhynchus mykiss? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2018-0394

Sharrar, A. Bacterial secondary metabolite biosynthetic potential in soil varies with phylum, depth, and vegetation type. Masters Thesis, UC Berkeley


Bouma-Gregson, K., Kudela, R.M., Power, M.E. 2018. Widespread anatoxin-a detection in benthic cyanobacterial mats throughout a river network. PLoS One 13(5): e0197669. https://doi. org/10.1371/journal.pone.0197669

Crits-Christoph, A., Diamond, S., Butterfield, C.N. et al. Novel soil bacteria possess diverse genes for secondary metabolite biosynthesis. Nature 558: 440–444. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0207-y

Power, M. E., Estes, J. A., Kareiva, P., Levin, S., Lubchenco, J., Palumbi, S. 2018.  PNAS (long) Memoire:  Robert Treat Paine (April 13 1933 – June 13 2016). PNAS.

Rempe, D., and Dietrich, W.E. 2018. Direct observations of rock moisture, a hidden
component of the hydrologic cycle. PNAS 


Bouma-Gregson, K. The Ecology of Benthic Toxigenic Anabaena and Phormidium (Cyanobacteria) in the Eel River, California. Ph.D. Dissertation, UC Berkeley.

Brett, M.T., S.E. Bunn, S. Chandra, A.E.W. Galloway, F. Guo, M.J. Kainz, P.Kankaala, D.C.P. Lau, T.P. Moulton, M.E. Power, J.B. Rasmussen, S.J. Taipale, J.H. Thorp, and J.D. Wehr. 2017. How important are terrestrial organic carbon inputs for secondary production in freshwater ecosystems? Freshwater Biology 62:833–853.

Bouma-Gregson, K., Power, M.E., and Bormans, M.  2017.  Rise and fall of toxic benthic freshwater cyanobacteria (Anabaena spp.) in the Eel river: buoyancy and dispersal.  Harmful Algae 66:79-87

Catenazzi, A., Kupferberg, S.J.. 2017. Variation in thermal niche of a declining river-breeding frog: from counter-gradient responses to population distribution patterns. Freshwater Biology DOI: 10.1111/fwb.12942

Grant, G.E., and Dietrich, W.E. 2017. The frontier beneath our feet. Water Resour. Res., 53, doi:10.1002/2017WR020835

Kim, H., W. E. Dietrich, B. M. Thurnhoffer, J. K. B. Bishop, and I. Y. Fung. 2017. Controls on solute concentration-discharge relationships revealed by simultaneous hydrochemistry observations of hillslope runoff and stream flow: The importance of critical zone structure, Water Resour. Res., 53, 1424–1443, doi:10.1002/2016WR019722.

Riebe, C.S., Hahm, W.J., Brantley, S.L. 2017. Controls on deep critical zone architecture: A historical review and four testable hypothesesEarth Surf. Process. Landforms 42, 128–156

Schaaf, C.S., Kelson, S.J., Nussle, S.C., Carlson, S.M. 2017. Black spot infection in juvenile steelhead trout increases with stream temperature in northern California. Environmental Biology of Fish. DOI 10.1007/s10641-017-0599-9.

Sculley, J.B., Lowe, R.L., Nittrouer, C.A., Drexler, T.M., Power, M.E.  2017.  Eighty years of food web response to interannual variation in discharge recorded in river diatom frustules from an ocean sediment core. PNAS 114(38):10155-10159

Vadeboncoeur, Y., and Power, M.E.  2017.  Attached algae: the cryptic base of inverted trophic pyramids in freshwaters.  Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics 48:255-279


Butterfield, C.N., Li, Z., Andeer, P.F., Spaulding, S., Thomas, B.C., Singh, A., Hettich, R.L., Suttle, K.B., Probst, A.J., Tringe, S.G., Northen, T., Pan, C., and J.F. Banfield. 2016. Proteogenomic analyses indicate bacterial methylotrophy and archaeal heterotrophy are prevalent below the grass root zone. PeerJ: e2687. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.2687

Estes, J.A., Dayton, P.K., Kareiva, P., Levin, S.A., Lubchenco, J., Menge, B.A., Palumbi, S.R., Power, M.E., and Terborgh, J. 2016.  A Keystone Ecologist. Robert Treat Paine. 1933-2016. Ecology 2905-2909.

Lee , Jun-Hak. 2016. An Individual Tree-Based Automated Registration of Aerial Images to LiDAR Data in a Forested Area. Photogrammetric engineering and remote sensing 82: 699 -710.

Lind, A.J., Welsh Jr, H.H. and Wheeler, C.A., 2016. Foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii) oviposition site choice at multiple spatial scales. Journal of Herpetology50(2), pp.263-270.

Railsback SF, BC Harvey, SJ Kupferberg, MM Lang, S McBain and HH Welsh Jr. 2016. Modeling potential conflicts between frogs and salmonids. Canadian Journal of Fisheries Science 73:773-784.

Sullivan, M. J. P., M. A Thomsen, and K. B. Suttle. 2016. Grassland responses to increased rainfall depend on the timescale of forcing. Global Change Biology 22:1655–1665.

Uno, H.  2016.  Stream thermal heterogeneity prolongs aquatic-terrestrial subsidy and enhances riparian spider growth.  Ecology 97: 2547 -2553.

Uno, H.  2016.  Spatial and temporal linkage of stream-riparian food webs by seasonal migration of mayfly Ephemerella maculata.  Ph.D. dissertation, UC Berkeley.


Chapin, T., Power, M.E. Pickett, S.T.A., Collins, S.D., Baron, J., Inouye, D., and Turner, M. 2015. Earth Stewardship: An initiative of the Ecological Society of America to foster engagement to sustain Planet Earth. pp. 173-194 in: Ricardo Rozzi et al. editors. Linking Ecology and Ethics in Theory and Practice. Springer Verlag, Berlin.

Carah, J., Howard, J., Thompson, S., Gianotti, A., Bauer, S., Carlson, S., Dralle, D., Gabriel, M., Hulette, L., Johnson, B., Knight, C., Kupferberg, S., Martin, S., Naylor, R.,  and M.E. Power. 2015. High Time for Conservation: Adding the Environment to the Debate on Marijuana Liberalization. BioScience, 1–31.

Dralle, D. and S.E. Thompson. 2015. a, b careful! Scale invariance hinders comparative analyses in power law models of the streamflow recession. Geophysical Research Letters. DOI 10.1002/2015GL066007

Poinar Jr., G., Walder, L., & Uno, H. 2015. Anomalomermis ephemerophagis n. g., n. sp. (Nematoda: Mermithidae) parasitic in the mayfly Ephemerella maculata Traver, 1934 (Ephermeroptera: Ephermerellidae) in California. Systematic Parasitology 90: 231-236. DOI 10.1007/s11230-015-9551-6.

Post, Charles G. 2015. Impacts of water depth on foraging by American dippers (Cinclus mexicanus)on a dominant grazer in the South Fork Eel River of Northern California.  MS thesis, UC Berkeley.

Power, M. E., Bouma-Gregson, K., Higgins, P., and Carlson, S.M. 2015. The thirsty Eel: summer and winter flow thresholds that tilt the Eel River of northwestern California from salmon-supporting to cyanobacterially-degraded states. For Special Volume, Fish out of Water Symposium. Copeia 2015 (1): 200-211.

Power, M.E., Kupferberg, S.J. Cooper, S.D. and Deas, M.L. 2015. California’s River Ecosystems. pp. 713-752 in Mooney, H.A. and E. Zavaleta. Ecosystems of California. University of California Press, Oakland, CA.

Ricardo Rozzi, F. Stuart Chapin III, J. Baird Callicott, S.T.A. Pickett, Mary E. Power, Juan J. Armesto, and Roy H. May, Jr. (editors). 2015. Earth Stewardship. Linking Ecology and Ethics in Theory and Practice. Springer Verlag, Berlin.

Uno, H. and M.E. Power. 2015. Mainstem-tributary linkages by mayfly migration help sustain salmonids in a warming river network. Ecology Letters. DOI 10.111/ele.12483.


Afkhami, M.E., McIntyre, P.J., and Strauss, S.Y. 2014. Mutualist-mediated effects on species’ range limits across large geographic scales. Ecology Letters 17: 1275-1273.

Bode, C., Limm, M., Finlay, J.C. and Power, M.E. 2014. Subcanopy Solar Radiation Model: Predicting solar radiation across a heavily vegetated landscape using LiDAR and GIS solar radiation models. Remote Sensing of Environment, Remote Sensing of Vegetation Structure Special Issue. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2014.01.028

Hill, K.E. 2014. Spiders in California’s grassland mosaic: The effects of native and non-native grasses on spiders, their prey, and their interactions. Ph.D. dissertation, Univ. California, Berkeley

Kim, H. 2014. Water chemistry evolution through the critical zone. PhD dissertation. Department of Earth and Planetary Science, Univ. California, Berkeley

Kim, H., Bishop, J.K.B., Dietrich, W.E., I.Y. Fung. 2014. Process dominance shift in solute chemistry as revealed by long-term high-frequency water chemistry observations of groundwater flowing through weathered argillite underlying a steep forested hillslope. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gca.2014.05.011

Link, P., Simonin, K., Maness, H., Oshun, J., Dawson, T., & Fung, I. 2014. Species differences in the seasonality of evergreen tree transpiration in a Mediterranean climate: Analysis of multiyear, half-hourly sap flow observations. Water Resources Research, 50(3), 1869–1894. doi:10.1002/2013WR014023.

Munshaw, R. G., Atlas, W. I., Palen, W. J., Courcelles, D. M., & Monteith, Z. L. 2014. Correlates and consequences of injury in a large, predatory stream salamander (Dicamptodon tenebrosus). Amphibia-Reptilia, 35, 107–116. doi:10.1163/15685381-00002933

Power, M.E., S.J. Kupferberg, S.L. Cooper, and M. Deas. California Rivers. In Mooney, H. and Zavelata, E. California Ecosystems. Univ. California Press, Berkeley, CA.

Power, M.E., K. Bouma-Gregson, P. Higgins, and S.M. Carlson. 2014. The thirsty Eel: summer and winter flow thresholds that tilt the eel river of northwestern california from salmon-supporting to cyanobacterially-degraded states. Copeia.

Rempe, D.A., and William E. Dietrich, W.E. 2014. A bottom-up control on fresh-bedrock topography under landscapes. PNAS www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1404763111. Supporting information at: http://www.pnas.org/content/suppl/2014/04/23/1404763111.DCSupplemental.

Schubel, J. R., Conrad, C. C., Debinski, D., Kareiva, P. M., Matsumoto, G. I., McKnight, D. M., Parmeson, C., Plowes, R., Power, A.G., Power, M.E., Stromberg, M.R. 2014. Enhancing the Value and Sustainability of Field Stations and Marine Laboratories in the 21st Century. Report of the National Research Council of the National Academies of Sciences, pp. 1–84.

Travis, J. Coleman, F.C. Auster, P.J. Cury, P.M., Estes, Holt, R.H., J.A., Orensanz,J., Peterson,C.H., Power, M.E., Steneck, R.S., Wootton, J.T. 2014. The invisible fabric of nature: species interactions and fisheries management. Proc. National Academy of Sciences 111: 4644-4646.

Tewksbury, J.J., J.G.T. Anderson, J.D. Bakker, T.J. Billo, P.W. Dunwiddie, M.J. Groom, S.E. Hampton, S.G. Herman, D.J. Levey, N.J. Machnicki, C. Martinez del Rio, M.E. Power, K. Rowell, A.K. Salomon, L. Stacey, S.C. Trombulak, and T.A. Wheeler. 2014. Natural History’s Place in Science and Society. BioScience, 64(4), 300–310. doi:10.1093/biosci/biu032 . Commentary: http://www.nature.com/news/natural-decline-1.14966http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/the-natural-historian-faces-extinction-overspecialism-and-funding-cuts-could-end-a-vital-scientific-tradition-claim-experts-9256655.html

Tsui, Martin Tsz-Ki, J.D. Blum, J.C. Finlay, S.J. Balogh, Y.H. Nollet, W.J. Palen, and M.E. Power. 2014. Variation in terrestrial and aquatic sources of methylmercury in stream predators as revealed by stable mercury isotopes. Environmental Science and Technology 48: 10128-10135. PDF


Atlas, W. I., W. J. Palen, D. M. Courcelles, R. G. Munshaw, and Z. L. Monteith. 2013. Dependence of stream predators on terrestrial prey fluxes: food web responses to subsidized predation. Ecosphere 4(6):69. http://dx.doi.org/10. 1890/ES12-00366.1

Bondi, C.A., Yarnell, S.M., Lind, A.J. and Lind, A. 2013. Transferability of habitat suitability criteria for a stream breeding frog (Rana boylii) in the Sierra Nevada, California. Herpetological Conservation and Biology8(1), pp.88-103. 

Booth, A.M., J.J. Roering, and A.W. Rempel. 2013. Topographic signatures of deep-seated landslides and a general landscape evolution model, Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20051.

Catenazzi, A., and S. J. Kupferberg. 2013. The importance of thermal conditions to recruitment success in stream-breeding frog populations distributed across a productivity gradient. Biological Conservation 168: 40-48.

Kupferberg, S.J., Catenazzi, A., and Power, M.E. 2013. The importance of water temperature and algal assemblage for frog conservation in northern California rivers with hydroloectric projects. Final Report. California Energy Commission, PIER. 110pp.

Chapin, F.S. III., Power, M.E. 2014. Earth Stewardship: An initiative by the Ecological Society of America to foster engagement to sustain Planet Earth.

Estes, J.A., J. Brashares and M.E. Power. 2013. Predicting and detecting reciprocity between indirect ecological interactions and evolution. American Naturalist 181 Suppl 1: S76-99.

Handwerger, A.L., J.J. Roering, and D.A. Schmidt. 2013. Controls on the seasonal deformation of slow-moving landslides, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2013.06.047.

Holomuzki, J.R., P.C. Furey, R.L. Lowe, and M.E. Power. 2013. Microdistributional variability of larval caddisflies in Mediterranean-climate streams in northern California. Western North American Naturalist 73:261-269.

Hondzo, M., Finlay, J.C. and Power, M.E. 2013. Estimating and Scaling Stream Ecosystem Metabolism along Channels with Heterogeneous Substrate. Ecohydrology 6: 679-688.

Munshaw, R. G., W.J.Palen, , D.M. Courcelles, and J.C. Finlay, 2013. Predator-driven nutrient recycling in California stream ecosystems. PLoS ONE 8(3): e58542. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058542

Power, M.E., J.R. Holomuzki, R.L. Lowe. 2013. Food webs in Mediterranean rivers. Hydrobiologia DOI 10.1007/s10750-013-1510-0. Featured in N. Bonada & V. H. Resh / Streams in Mediterranean climate regions: lessons learned from the last decade.

Scheingross, J. S., Winchell, E.W., Lamb, M. P., and Dietrich, W. E., 2013, Influence of bed patchiness, slope, grain hiding, and form drag on gravel mobilization in very steep streams, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface. vol. 118, 982–1001, doi:10.1002/jgrf.20067

Sculley, J.B. 2013. From Cobble to Canyon: inferring the effects of discharge, climate and trophic interactions on primary productivity in a Northern California river, over reach to watershed to coastal ocean and annual to multi-decadal scales, Ph. D. Dissertation (Univ. Calif. Berkeley, Berkeley).

Tsui M.T.K., Blum J.D., Finlay J.C., Balogh S.J., Kwon S.Y., Nollet Y.H. 2013. Photodegradation of methylmercury in stream ecosystems. Limnology and Oceanography 58: 11-23.

Willenbring, J. K., Gasparini, N. M., Crosby, B. T., & Brocard, G. (2013). What does a mean mean? The temporal evolution of detrital cosmogenic denudation rates in a transient landscape. Geology, 41(12), 1215-1218.


Afkami, M.E. 2012. Fungal endophyte-grass symbioses are rare in the California floristic province and other regions with Mediterranean-influenced climates. Fungal Ecology 5 (2012) 345-352.

Alden, A. 2012. Angelo Reserve. Quest, Northern California. http://science.kqed.org/quest/2012/08/30/outdoor-labs-the-uc-natural-reserve-system/

Furey, P. C., R. L. Lowe, M. E. Power, and A. M. Campbell-Craven. 2012. Midges, Cladophora, and epiphytes: shifting interactions through succession. Freshwater Science 31:93-107. (formerly J. North Amer. Benthol. Soc.)

Ishikawa, N.F., H. Doi, and J.C. Finlay. 2012. Global meta-analysis for controlling factors on carbon stable isotope ratio of lotic periphyton. Oecologia. doi 10.1007/s00442-012-2308-x.

Kim, H., J.K.B. Bishop, T.J. Wood, and I.Y. Fung (2012), Autonomous water sampling for a long-term monitoring of trace metals in remote environments. Environ. Sci. Technol., 46, 11220?11226; dx.doi.org/10.1021/es3006404.

Kupferberg, S.J. Palen, W.J., Lind, A.J., Bobzien, S., Catenazzi, A., Drennan, J., Power, M.E. 2012.   Effects of flow regimes altered by dams on survival, population declines, and range-wide losses of California river-breeding frogs. Conservation Biology 26: 513-524.

Ng-Betts, C. 2012. The Transport of Chemicals and Biota into Coastal Rivers and Marine Ecosystems, Ph. D. Dissertation (Univ. Calif. Berkeley, Berkeley).

Salve, R., Rempe, D. M., and Dietrich, W.E., 2012, Rain, rock moisture dynamics, and the rapid response of perched groundwater in weathered, fractured argillite underlying a steep hillslope, Water Res. Res. V. 48, Article Number: W11528   DOI: 10.1029/2012WR012583.

Tsui M.T.K., Blum J.D., Kwon S.Y., Finlay J.C., Balogh S.J., Nollet Y.H. 2012. Sources and transfers of methylmercury in adjacent river and forest food webs. Environmental Science and Technology 46: 10957-10964.

Yaeger, E. M., Dietrich, W. E., Kirchner, J. W., and McArdell, B. W., 2012, Prediction of sediment transport in step-pool channels, Water Resources Research, vol. 48,

Yaeger, E. M. Dietrich, W. E., Kirchner,J. W. and McArdell, B. W., 2012, Patch dynamics and stability in steep, rough streams, Journ. Geophysical Research-Earth Surface vol. 117, F02010, doi:10.1029/2011JF002253.

Yarnell, S. M., A. J. Lind, and J. F. Mount. 2012. Dynamic flow modelling of riverine amphibian habitat with application to regulated flow management. River Research and Applications 28: 177-191


Estes, J.A., J. Terborgh, J. S. Brashares, M. E. Power, J. Berger, W. J. Bond, S. R. Carpenter, T. Essington, R. D. Holt, J. B.C.. Jackson, R. J. Marquis, L. Oksanen, T. Oksanen, R. T. Paine, E. Pikitch, W. J. Ripple, S. Sandin, M. Scheffer, T. W. Schoener, J. B. Shurin, A.R.E. Sinclair, M.E. Soulé, and D.A. Wardle. 2011. Trophic downgrading of Planet Earth. Science 333: 301-306. DOI: 10.1126/science.1205106.

Finlay, J.C., J.M. Hood, M. Limm, M.E. Power, J.D. Schade and J.R. Welter. 2011. Light mediated thresholds in ecosystem nutrient stoichiometry in a river network. Ecology 92: 140-150.

Kupferberg, S. J., A. J. Lind, V. Thill, and S. Yarnell. 2011. Water velocity tolerance in tadpoles of the foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii): swimming performance, growth, and survival. Copeia 2011:141–152.

Limm, M. and M.E. Power. 2011. The caddisfly Dicosmoecus gilvipes: making a case for a functional role J. N. Am. Benthol. Soc. 30(2): 485-492.

Limm, M. and M.E. Power. 2011. Effect of the western pearlshell mussel Margaritifera falcata on Pacific lamprey Lampetra tridentata and ecosystem processes. Oikos doi: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2010.18903.

Morris, M.W.L., M. Hondzo, and M.E. Power. 2011. Scaling Glossosoma (Trichoptera) density by abiotic variables in mountain streams. J. North Am. Benthol. Soc. 30: DOI: 10.1899/10-068.1.

Mackey, B.H.*, and J.J. Roering, (2011), Sediment yield, spatial characteristics, and the long-term evolution of active earthflows determined from airborne LiDAR and historical aerial photographs, Eel River, California, Geological Society of America Bulletin, doi:10.1130/B30306.1.1

Booth, A.M.* and J.J. Roering, (2011), A 1-D mechanistic model for the evolution of earthflow-prone hillslopes, Journal of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, doi:10.1029/2011JF002024.

Mackey, B.H.*, M.P. Lamb, and J.J. Roering, (2011), Landslide-dammed paleolake perturbs marine sedimentation and drives genetic change in anadromous fish, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, doi:10.1073/pnas.1110445108.


Finlay J.C., Doucett R.R., McNeely C. 2010. Tracing energy flow in stream food webs using stable isotopes of hydrogen. Freshwater Biology 55: 941-951.

Holomuzki, J.R., J.W. Feminella and M.E. Power. 2010. Biotic interactions in freshwater benthic habitats. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 29: 220-244. (Birthday Issue).

Hood, J. 2010. Consumer nutrient stoichiometry: patterns, homeostasis, and links with fitness. Ph.D. Univ. Minnesota, Advisor: Jacques C. Finlay.

OConnor, B. L., Hondzo, M., and Harvey, J. W. 2010. Predictive Modeling of Transient Storage and Nutrient Uptake: Implications for Stream Restoration: 136: 1018-1032.

Passalacqua, P., T. Do Trung, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, G. Sapiro, and W. E. Dietrich, 2010, A geometric framework for channel network extraction from lidar: Nonlinear diffusion and geodesic paths, J. Geophys. Res., 115, F01002, doi:10.1029/2009JF001254.

Schade, J.D., K. MacNeill, S. A. Thomas, F. C. McNeely, J. R. Welter, J. Hood, M. Goodrich, M. E. Power, and J. C. Finlay. 2010. The stoichiometry of nitrogen and phosphorus spiraling in heterotrophic and autotrophic streams. Freshwater Biology. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2427.2010.02509.x

Tsui M.T.K., Finlay J.C., Balogh S.J., Nollet Y.H. 2010. In situ methylmercury production within a stream channel in northern California. Environmental Science and Technology 44: 6998-7004.

Tsui, M.T.K. 2010. Mercury Bioaccumulation and Methylation in Stream Ecosystems. Ph.D. Univ. Minnesota, Advisor: Jacques C. Finlay.


Cruz-Martínez, K., K. B. Suttle, E. L. Brodie, M.E. Power, G. L. Andersen, J. F. Banfield. 2009. Soil microbial communities are more resilient than overlying grassland to effects of elevated rainfall in California. International Society of Microbial Ecology (ISME) Journal: 1-7 (www.nature.com/ismej).

Fuller, T. K., Perg, L. A., Willenbring, J. K., and Lepper, K. 2009. Field evidence for climate-driven changes in sediment supply leading to strath terrace formation. Geology, 37(5), 467-470.

Godsey, S. E., Kirchner, J. W., and Clow, D. W. 2009. Concentration-discharge relationships reflect chemostatic characteristics of US catchments. Hydrological Processes, 23(13), 1844–1864. doi:10.1002/hyp.7315

Kupferberg, S. J., A. J. Lind, S. Yarnell, J. Mount. 2009a. Pulsed flow effects on the foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii): Integration of empirical, experimental and hydrodynamic modeling approaches. California Energy Commission, PIER. Report no. CEC 500-2009-002

Kupferberg, S. J., A. J. Lind, and W. J. Palen. 2009b. Pulsed flow effects on the foothill yellow-legged frog (Rana boylii): Population modeling. California Energy Commission, PIER. Report no. CEC 500-2009-002a

Kupferberg, S. J., A. Catenazzi, K. Lunde, A. J. Lind, and W. J. Palen. 2009c. Parasitic copepod (Lernea cyprinacea) outbreaks in foothill yellow-legged frogs (Rana boylii) linked to unusually warm summers and amphibian malformations in northern California. Copeia 2009:529-537.

Limm, M. P. (2009)). Ontogenic shift in habitat use and critical flow threshold by the caddisfly Dicosmoecus gilvipes. PhD Dissertation (Univ. Calif. Berkeley, Berkeley).

Mackey, B.H., J. Roering, and J. McKean 2009. Long-term kinematics and sediment flux of an active earthflow, Eel River, California, Geology, v. 37, p. 803-806.

Power, M.E. 2009. Regulators of biotic processes in stream and river ecosystems. Encyclopedia of Inland Waters Vol. 1, Elsevier, Amsterdam, http://books.google.com/books/Power M.E. Encyclopedia of Inland Waters food webs.

Power, M.E., R. Lowe, P.C. Furey, J. Welter, M. Limm, J.C. Finlay, C. Bode, S. Chang, M. Goodrich, J. Sculley. 2009. Algal mats and insect emergence in rivers under Mediterranean climates: Towards photogrammetric surveillance. Freshwater Biology 54: 2101-2115. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/119880174/issue.

Roering, J. J., L. L. Stimely, B. H. Mackey, and D. A. Schmidt. 2009. Using DInSAR, airborne LiDAR, and archival air photos to quantify landsliding and sediment transport, Geophysical Research Letters, v. 36, L19402, doi:10.1029/2009GL040374.

Tsui MTK, Finlay JC, Nater EA (2009) Mercury bioaccumulation in a stream network. Environmental Science and Technology 43: 7016-7022.


Borkent, Christopher J. and Evert I. Schlinger. 2008. Pollen loads and pollen diversity on bodies of Eulonchus tristis (Diptera: Acroceridae): implications for pollination and flower visitation. The Canadian Entomologist 140: 257-264

Michelle M. McClure, Stephanie M. Carlson, Timothy J. Beechie, George R. Pess, Jeffrey C. Jorgensen, Susan M. Sogard, Sonia E. Sultan, Damon M. Holzer, Joseph Travis, Beth L. Sanderson, Mary E. Power and Richard W. Carmichael. 2008. Evolutionary consequences of habitat loss for Pacific anadromous salmonids. Evolutionary Applications 1(2): 300-318 http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/toc/eva/1/2

Perron, J. T., Kirchner, J. W., and Dietrich, W. E., 2008, Spectral signatures of characteristic spatial scales and nonfractal structure in landscapes, J. of Geophy Res.-Earth Surface, V. 113, F04003, doi:10.1029/2007JF000866.

Power, M.E., M.S. Parker, and W.E. Dietrich. 2008. Seasonal reassembly of river food webs under a Mediterranean hydrologic regime: Floods, droughts, and impacts of fish. Ecological Monographs 78: 263-282.

Sklar, L. S. and W. E. Dietrich, 2008, Implications of the saltation-abrasion bedrock incision model for steady-state river longitudinal profile relief and concavity, Earth Surf. Proc. and Landforms, DOI:10.1002/esp.1689, 23pp.


Agrawal, A., D. D. Ackerly, F. Adler, B. Arnold, C. Caceres, D.F. Doak, E. Post, P. Hudson, J. Maron, K.A. Mooney, M.E. Power, D. Schemske, J. Stachowicz, S. Strauss, M.G. Turner, E. Werner. 2007. Filling key gaps in population and community ecology. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 5: 143-152. 

Barnes, E.A., M.E. Power, E. Foufoula-Georgiou, M. Hondzo, and W.E. Dietrich. 2007. Scaling Nostoc biomass in a gravel-bedrock river: Combining local dimensional analysis with hydrogeomorphic scaling laws.” Geophysical Research Letters 34: L24S26.

Finlay, J. C., and C. Kendall. 2007. Stable isotope tracing of organic matter sources and food web interactions in watersheds. Pages 283-333 in K. Lajtha and R. Michener, editors. Stable Isotopes in Ecology and Environmental Science. Blackwell.

Lashermes, B., E. Foufoula-Georgiou, W. E. Dietrich, 2007, Channel network extraction from high resolution topography using wavelets, J. Geophy. Res., V. 34, L23S04, doi:10.1029/2007GL031140.

McNeely, C., J.F. Finlay and M.E. Power. 2007. Grazer traits, competition, and carbon sources to a headwater stream food web. Ecology 88: 391-401.

McNeely, C. and M.E. Power. 2007. Spatial variation in caddisfly grazing regimes within a northern California watershed. Ecology 88: 2609-2619.

Rosling, A., K. B. Suttle, E. Johansson, P. A. W. Van Hees, and J. F. Banfield. 2007. Phosphorous availability influences the dissolution of apatite by soil fungi. Geobiology 10:1-16.

Suttle, K.B., M. A. Thomsen, and M.E. Power. 2007. Species interactions reverse grassland responses to changing climate. Science 315: 640-642.   (Faculty of 1000 “Must Read http://www.f1000biology.com/search/results.asp?terms=Suttle)

Thomsen MA, and D’Antonio, CM. 2007. Mechanisms of resistance to invasion in a California grassland: the roles of competitor identity, resource availability, and environmental gradients. Oikos 116: 17-30.

Warnaars, T., M. Hondzo and M.E. Power. 2007. Abiotic controls on periphyton accrual and metabolism in streams: Scaling by dimensionless numbers. Water Resources Research 43: W08425.


Dietrich, W. E. and Perron, T., 2006, The search for a topographic signature of life, Nature, V. 439, p. 411-419, doi:10.1038/nature04452.

Eisen, RJ., Lane, R.S., Fritz, CL. & Eisen, L. 2006. Spatial patterns of lyme disease risk in California based on disease incidence data and modeling of vector- tick exposure. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 75(4): 669-676.

Feldman, CR. and Spicer, GS. Comparative phylogeography of woodland reptiles in California: repeated patterns of cladogenesis and population expansion. Molecular Ecology 2006, 15, 2201-2222.

Howard, JK, KM Cuffey. The functional role of native freshwater mussels in the fluvial benthic environment. Freshwater Biology 2006, 51, 460-474

Howard, Jeanette K., Cuffey, Kurt M. Factors controlling the age structure of Margaritifera falcata in 2 northern California streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 2006 25: 677-690

Lowe, W.H., G.E. Likens and M.E. Power. 2006. Linking scales in stream ecology. BioScience 56: 591-597.

McNeely, C., Clinton, S. M. & Erbe, J. M. Landscape variation in C sources of scraping primary consumers in streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 2006, 25, 787-799.

O’Connor, B. L., M. Hondzo, D. Dobraca, T. M. LaPara, J. C. Finlay, and P. L. Brezonik. 2006. Quantity-activity relationship of denitrifying bacteria and environmental scaling in streams of a forested watershed. J. Geophys. Research 111: 1-13

Paola, C., E. Foufoula-Georgiou, W. E. Dietrich, M. Hondzo, D. Mohrig, G. Parker, M. E. Power, I. Rodriguez-Iturbe, V. Voller, and P. Wilcock. 2006. Toward a unified science of the Earth’s surface: Opportunities for synthesis among hydrology, geomorphology, geochemistry, and ecology. Water Resources Research 42: W03S10, doi:10.1029/2005WR004336. Power, M.E. 2006. Environmental controls on food web regimes: a fluvial perspective. Marine Ecology Progress Series 68: 125-133.

Sklar, L.S. and W.E. Dietrich, 2006. The role of sediment in controlling bedrock channel slope: Implications of the saltation-abrasion incision model, Geomorphology, Vol. 82, No. 1-2, p. 58-83, doi: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2005.08.019

Thomsen, MA, D’Antonio, CM, Suttle, KB, and Sousa WP. Ecological resistance, seed density and their interactions determine patterns of invasion in a California coastal grassland. Ecology Letters 2006, 9, 160-170.

Yager, E. M. 2006. Prediction of sediment transport in steep, rough streams, Ph.D. dissertation, Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, advisor Bill Dietrich, University of California, Berkeley, California.


Howard, J.K., K.M. Cuffey, M. Solomon. 2005: Toward using Margariitifera falcate as an indicator of base level nitrogen and carbon isotope ratios: insights from two California Coast Range rivers Hydrobiologia 541: 229-236

Power, M.E., Brozovic, N., Bode, C. and Zilberman, D. 2005. Spatially explicit tools for understanding and sustaining inland water ecosystems. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 3: 47-55. www.frontiersinecology.org/specialissue.html.  Reprinted in Chinese.

Stock, J.D., D.R. Montgomery, B.D. Collins, W.E. Dietrich. 2005. Field measurements of incision rates following bedrock exposure: Implications for process controls on the long profiles of valleys cut by rivers and debris flows … GSA Bulletin 117: 174-194

Suttle, K. B. (2005), Spider interactions with arthropod prey and their consequences in temperate and tropical communities, PhD thesis, Dept. of Department of Integrative Biology, advisor M. E. Power, University of California, Berkeley.


Bidartondo, M.I., B. Burghardt, G. Gebauer, T.D. Bruns 2004. Changing partners in the dark: isotopic and molecular evidence of ectomycorrhizal liaisons between forest orchids and trees. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B: 271: 1799-1806.

Eisen R.J., L. Eisen, R.S. Lane. 2004. Habitat-related variation in infestation of lizards and rodents with Ixodes ticks in dense woodlands in Mendocino County, California. Experimental and Applied Acarology 33: 215-233.

Finlay, J.C. 2004. Patterns and controls of lotic algal stable isotope ratios. Limnology and Oceanography. 49: 850-861.

Howard, Jeanette K. 2004. Freshwater mussels in California Coast Range rivers: abiotic controls and functional role. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Geography, advisor Kurt Cuffey, University of California, Berkeley, California.

Kotanen, P.M. 2004. Revegetation following Soil Disturbance and Invasion in a Californian Meadow: a 10-year History of Recovery, Biological Invasions:

McNeely, F. C. 2004. Herbivore responses to stream size gradients in a Northern California watershed, PhD thesis, Dept. of Integrative Biology, advisor M. E. Power, University of California, Berkeley, CA.

Polis, G.A., M.E. Power and G. Huxel. 2004. Food webs and landscapes. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Power, M.E., W. E. Rainey, M.S. Parker, J. L. Sabo, A. Smythe, S. Khandwala, J.C. Finlay, F.C. McNeely, K. Marsee, and C. Anderson. 2004. River to watershed subsidies in an old-growth conifer forest. pp. 217-240 in: G.A. Polis, M.E. Power and G. Huxel. (eds.) Food webs and Landscapes. U. Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Power, M.E., M.J. Vanni, P. Stapp and G.A. Polis. 2004. Subsidy effects on managed ecosystems: Implications for sustainable harvest, conservation, and control.   pp. 387-409 in G.A. Polis, M.E. Power, and G. Huxel (eds.) Food webs and Landscapes. U. Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Suttle, K.B., M.E. Power, J.A. Levine and F.C. McNeely. 2004. How fine sediment in river beds impairs growth and survival of juvenile salmonids. Ecological Applications 14: 969-974.

Tenuta, M., H. Ferris. 2004. Sensitivity of nematode life-history groups to ions and osmotic tensions of nitrogenous solutions. Journal of Nematology 36: 85-94.

Williams, J.L., J.M. Levine. 2004. Small-scale variation in growing season length affects size structure of scarlet monkeyflower – Oikos 106: 131-137.


Eisen, R.J., L Eisen, MC Castro, RS Lane. Environmentally related variability in risk of exposure to Lyme disease spirochetes in Northern California: Effect of Climatic Conditions and Habitat Type. Environmental Entomology 32: 1010-1018 doi: 10.1603/0046-225X-32.5.1010

Finlay, J.C. 2003. Controls of streamwater dissolved inorganic carbon dynamics in a forested watershed. Biogeochemistry 62: 231-252.

Howard, JK, KM Cuffey. Freshwater mussels in a California North Coast Range river: occurrence, distribution, and controls – Journal of the North American Benthological Society, 2003 – 22: 63-77.

Levine, J. M. 2003. A patch modeling approach to the community-level consequences of directional dispersal. Ecology 84:1215-1224.

Levine, J. M., C. M. D´Antonio, J. S. Dukes, K. Grigulus, S. Lavorel, and M. Vila. 2003. Mechanisms underlying the impacts of exotic plant invasions. Proceedings of the Royal Society 270: 775-781.

Levine, J. M. and D. Murrell. 2003. Community-level consequences of seed dispersal patterns. Annual Reviews of Ecology and Systematics 34: 549-574.

Sabo. J.L. Hot rocks or no hot rocks: overnight retreat availability and selection by a diurnal lizard- Oecologia, 136:329-335.

Sklar, L. and W. E. Dietrich. 2004. A mechanistic model for river incision into bedrock by saltating bedload, Water Resources Research, VOL. 40, W06301, doi:10.1029/2003WR002496.

Sklar, Leonard S. 2003. The influence of sediment supply, grain size, and rock strength on rates of river incision into bedrock, Ph.D. dissertation, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, advisor Bill Dietrich, University of California, Berkeley, California.

Stock, Jonathan. 2003. “Incision of steepland valleys by debris flows”, 2003. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Earth and Planetary Science, advisor Bill Dietrich, University of California, Berkeley, California.

Strayer, D.S., M.E. Power, W.F. Fagan, S.T.A. Pickett and J. Belnap. 2003 A classification of ecological boundaries. BioScience (Special Section on Ecological Boundaries), 53:723-729.

Suttle. K.B. 2003. Pollinators as mediators of top-down effects on plants- Ecology Letters 6: 688-694.

Suttle. KB. Burrow use in a northern California population of the wolf spider Schizocosa McCooki – Journal of Arachnology 31: 433-436.


Bastow, J. L., J. L. Sabo, J. C. Finlay, and M. E. Power. 2002. A basal aquatic-terrestrial trophic link in rivers: algal subsidies via shore-dwelling grasshoppers. Oecologia 131:261-268.

Finlay, J.C., Khandwala, S. and M.E. Power. 2002. Spatial scales of energy flow in food webs of the South Fork Eel River. Ecology 83: 1845-1859.

Fausch, K.D., M. E. Power, and M. Murakami. 2002. Linkages between stream and forest food webs: Shigeru Nakano’s legacy for ecology in Japan. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 17: 429-434.

Mierzwa, K. 2002 Amphibians of the Angelo Coast Range Reserve. http://www.kmier.net/ecology/publications/2002angelo.html

Parker, M.S., M.E Power, and J.T. Wootton. 2002. Effects of substrate composition, stream-bed stability, and sediment supply on survival and trophic role of a dominant stream grazer. Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol. 28: 238-241.

Polis, G.A. M.E. Power and G. Huxel. (eds.) 2004. Food webs and Landscapes. U. Chicago Press, Chicago, IL.

Power, M.E, W.E. Dietrich. 2002. Food webs in river networks – Ecological Research 17: 451 – 471

Sabo, J. L., J. L. Bastow, and M. E. Power. 2002. Length-mass relationships for adult aquatic and terrestrial invertebrates in a California watershed. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 21:336-343

Sabo, J.L. and M.E. Power. 2002. Numerical response of riparian lizards to aquatic insects and the short-term consequences for alternate terrestrial prey. Ecology 83: 3023-3036.

Sabo, J.L. and M.E. Power. 2002. River-watershed exchange: Effects of riverine subsidies on riparian lizards and their terrestrial prey. Ecology 83: 1860-1869.Sabo, J.L. and M.E. Power. 2002. River-watershed exchange: Effects of riverine subsidies on riparian lizards and their terrestrial prey. Ecology 83: 1860-1869.


D´Antonio, C. M., J. M. Levine, and M. Thomson. 2001. Ecosystem resistance to invasion and the role of propagule supply: a California perspective. International Journal of Mediterranean Ecology 27: 233-245.

Dunne, T., J. Agee, S. Beissinger, W.E. Dietrich, D. Gray, M.E. Power, V.H. Resh, and K. Rodrigues. 2001. A scientific basis for the prediction of cumulative watershed effects. University of California Wildland Resource Center Report No. 46. 103 pp.

Finlay, J.C. 2001. Stable carbon isotope ratios of river biota: implications for energy flow in lotic food webs. Ecology 82: 1052-1064

Harding, E.K., Crone, E.E., Eldred, B.D., Hoekstra, J.M., McKerrow A.J., Perrine, J.D., Regetz J., Rissler, L.J., Stanley, A.G., Walters, E.L., and NCEAS HCP Working Group (2001). The Scientific Foundations of Habitat Conservation Plans: a Quantitative Assessment. Conservation Biology, 15 (2) 488-500.

Hunter, J.C. and Michael G. Barbour. 2001. Through-growth by Pseudotsuga menziesii: A mechanism for change in forest composition without canopy gaps. J. Vegatation Science 12: 445-452.

Levine, Jonathan M. 2001. Ecological determinants and consequences of plant species diversity along a California stream. Ph.D. Dissertation, U. California, Berkeley, Wayne Sousa and Carla D’Antonio, Advisors.

Levine, J.M. Local interactions, dispersal, and native and exotic plant diversity along a California stream Oikos, 2001 94, 118-129

Marks, J.C.,M.E. Power 2001. Nutrient induced changes in the species composition of epiphytes on Cladophora glomerata Kuetz- Hydrobiologia, 450: 187-196, 2001.

Marks, J.C., M.E. Power and M.S. Parker. 2000. Flood disturbance, algal productivity, and interannual variation in food chain length. Oikos 90: 20-27.

Power, M.E., J.C. Finlay Carbon isotope signatures and spatial scales of energy flow in food webs supporting salmonids. 2001 Technical Completion Report UCAL-WRC-W-906

Power, M.E. 2001. Controls on food webs in gravel-bedded rivers: the importance of the gravel-bed habitat to trophic dynamics. pp 405-422 in Mosley, M. P. (editor), Gravel-Bed Rivers V, New Zealand Hydrological Society, Wellington, New Zealand

Power, M.E. 2001 Field biology, food web models, and management: Challenges of context and scale. Oikos, 94, 118-129.

Power, M.E. 2001. Prey exchange between a stream and its forested watershed elevate predator densities in both habitats. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 98: 14-15.

Wiens, J.A., V. H. Dale, F. Davis, J. J.Ewel, M. L.Hunter,Jr., J. C.Ogden, M. E.Power, M. A.Shannon. 2001. Report of the External Science Review Committee. The Nature Conservancy.


Finlay, Jacques C. 2000. Stable isotope analysis of river food webs and carbon cycling. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Mary Power, Advisor.

Laurance, W.F., R. K. Didham, and M. E. Power. 2000. Ecological boundaries: A search for synthesis. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 16:70-71

Levine, J.M. 2000. Species diversity and biological invasions: relating local process to community pattern. Science 288: 761-763.

Levine, J.M. 2000b. Complex interactions in a streamside plant community. Ecology 81, 3431-3444

Marks, J.C. ME Power, MS Parker. Flood disturbance, algal productivity, and interannual variation in food chain length. Oikos, 2000 90: 20-27.

Power, M.E. and W.E. Rainey. 2000. Food webs and resource sheds: Towards spatially delimiting trophic interactions. pp. 291-314- in M.J. Hutchings, E.A. John and A.J.A. Stewart (eds.) Ecological Consequences of Habitat Heterogeneity. Blackwell Scientific, Oxford, UK.

Power, M.E. 2001. Prey exchange between a stream and its forested watershed elevate predator densities in both habitats. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 98: 14-15. PR

Power, M.E. 2000. What enables trophic cascades? Commentary on Polis et al. Trends in Evolution and Ecology 15: p. 443-444.

Rourke, B.C. 2000. Geographic and altitudinal variation in water balance and metabolic rate in a California grasshopper. The Journal of Experimental Biology 203: 2699-2712.

Sabo, John L. 2000. River-watershed exchange: Effects of rivers on the population and community dynamics of riparian lizards (Sceloporus occidentalis). Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley, Mary Power, Advisor.


Bergey, E. A. 1999. Crevices as refugia for stream diatoms: Effect of crevice size on abraded substrates. Limnology and Oceanography 44: 1522-1529.

Berlow, E.L., S.A. Navarrete, M.E. Power, B.A. Menge, and C. Briggs. 1999. Quantifying variation in the strengths of species interactions. Ecology 80: 2206-2224.

Finlay, J.C., M.E. Power and G. Cabana. 1999. Effects of carbon limitation on algal carbon isotope ratios: implications for river food webs. Limnology and Oceanography 44:1198-1203.

Hunter, JC, Parker, VT, and Barbour MG. 1999 Understory light and gap dynamics in an old growth forested watershed in coastal California. Madrona 46, 1-6.

Johnson, P.T., K.B. Lunde, E.G. Ritchie, and A.E. Launer. 1999. The effect of trematode infection on amphibian limb development and survivorship. Science 284: 802-804.

Levine, J.M. 1999. Indirect facilitation: evidence and predictions from a riparian community. Ecology 80: 1762-1769.

Levine, J.M. and C.M. D’Antonio. 1999. Elton revisited: a review of evidence linking diversity and invasibility. Oikos 87: 15-26.


Kupferberg, S. J. 1998. Predator mediated patch use by tadpoles (Hyla regilla): risk balancing or consequence of motionlessness? Journal of Herpetology 32:84-92.

Power, M.E. 1998. Aquatic ecosystem health in western watersheds. p. 5-6. summarized in 1998 Second Annual Chautauqua, WesternWater Governance, Hatfield Institute for International Understanding, Southwestern Oregon Community College, Coos Bay, OR Aug. 31-Sept. 2, 1998.

Power, M.E., W.E. Dietrich, and K.O. Sullivan. 1998. Experiment, observation, and inference in river and watershed investigations.   Pp. 113-132 In W.J. Resetarits and J. Bernardo, eds. Experimental Ecology: Issues and perspectives. Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, UK.

Sklar, L., and W. E. Dietrich. 1998. River longitudinal profiles and bedrock incision models: stream power and the influence of sediment supply. Geophysical Monograph 107:237-260.


Gresens, S.E. 1997. Interactive effects of diet and thermal regime on growth of the midge Pseudochironomus richardsoni Malloch. Freshwater Biology 38: 365-373.

Hunter John C. 1997. Correspondence of environmental tolerances with leaf and branch attributes for six co -occurring species of broadly evergreen trees in northern California. Trees 11: 69 -175.

Hunter John C. 1997. Fourteen years of change in two old-growth Pseudotsuga-Lithocarpus forests in northern California. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 124: 273 – 279.

Kotanen, P.M.. 1997. Effects of gap area and shape on recolonization by grasslands plants with differing reproductive strategies. Canadian Journal of Botany 75: 352 – 361

Kotanen, P.M. 1997. Effects of experimental soil disturbance on revegetation by natives and exotics in coastal Californian meadows. J. Appl. Ecol. 34: 631-644.

Kupferberg, S. 1997. Facilitation of periphyton production by tadpole grazing: functional differences between species. Freshwater Biology 37: 427-439.

Kupferberg, S.J. 1997. Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) invasion of a California river: the role of larval competition. Ecology 78: 1736-1751.

Kupferberg, S. J. 1997. The role of larval diet in amphibian metamorphosis. American Zoologist 37:146-159.

Parker, M.S. and M.E. Power. 1997. Effect of stream flow regulation and absence of scouring floods on trophic transfer of biomass to fish in Northern California rivers. Technical Completion Report, University of California Water Resources Center UCAL-WRC-W-825.

Power, M.E., S.J. Kupferberg, G.W. Minshall, M.C. Molles and M.S. Parker. 1997. Sustaining Western Aquatic Food Webs. pp. 45-61 inW.C. Minckley (ed.) Aquatic Ecosystems Symposium, Tempe AZ. Report to the Western Water Policy Review, a Presidential Advisory Commission.


Carpenter, S., T. Frost, L. Persson, M. Power and D. Soto. 1996. Freshwater ecosystems: Linkages of complexity and processes. pp. 299-325 in Mooney, H.A., Cushman, J.H., Sala O.E. and Schulze, E-D. (eds.) Functional Roles of Biodiversity: A Global Perspective. Wiley, N.Y.

Kupferberg, Sarah J. 1996. The ecology of native tadpoles (Rana boylii and Hyla regilla) and the impact of invading bullfrogs (Rana catesbiana) in a northern California river. Ph.D. dissertation, U. California, Berkeley, Mary Power, Advisor.

Kupferberg, S. J. 1996. Hydrologic and geomorphic factors affecting conservation of the foothill yellow legged frog (Rana boylii) Ecological Applications 6:1332-1344.

Persson, L., J. Bengtsson, B.A. Menge and M.E. Power. 1996. Productivity and the structure and regulation of communities. pp. 396-434 in G.A. Polis and K.O. Winemiller (eds.) Food Webs: Integration of Patterns and Dynamics. Chapman and Hall, N.Y.

Power, M.E., M.S. Parker and J.T. Wootton. 1996. Disturbance and food chain length in rivers. pp. 286-297 in G.A. Polis and K.O. Winemiller (eds.) Food Webs: Integration of Patterns and Dynamics. Chapman and Hall, N.Y.

Power, M.E., D. Tilman, J. A. Estes, B.A. Menge, W.J. Bond, L.S. Mills, G. Daily, J.C. Castilla, J. Lubchenco, and R.T. Paine. 1996. Challenges in the quest for keystones. BioScience 46: 609-620.

Power, M.E., W.E. Dietrich, and J.C. Finlay. 1996. Dams and downstream aquatic biodiversity: Potential food web consequences of hydrologic and geomorphic change. Environmental Management 20: 887-895.

Wootton, J.T., M.S. Parker and M.E. Power. 1996.   The effect of disturbance on river food webs. Science 273: 1558-1560.


Bergey, E. A. 1995. Local effects of a sedentary grazer on stream algae. Freshwater Biology 33: 401-409.

Bergey, E. A., C. A. Boettiger, and V. H. Resh. 1995. Effects of water velocity on the architecture and epiphytes of Cladophora glomerata (Chlorophyta). Journal of Phycology 31: 264-271.

Carpenter, S., T. Frost, L. Persson, M. Power, and D. Soto. 1995. Lakes and rivers. pp. 157-164 In H.A. Mooney and J. Lubchenco. SCOPE Global Biodiversity Assessment, UNEP.

Gresens Susan E. 1995 Grazer diversity, competition and the response of the periphyton community. Oikos 73: 336 – 346

Hunter, John C. 1995 Architecture, understory light environments and stand dynamics in northern California’s mixed evergreen forests. PhD dissertation, University of California Davis, Michael Barbour, Advisor.

Kotanen, P.M. 1995. Responses of vegetation to a changing regime of disturbance: effects of feral pigs on a Californian Coastal Prairie. Ecography 18: 190-199.

Marks, Jane C. 1995. Ecology and genetics of freshwater algae. Ph.D. dissertation, U. California, Berkeley, Mary Power, Advisor.

Power, M.E. G. Parker, W.E. Dietrich, and A. Sun. 1995. How does floodplain width affect floodplain river ecology? A preliminary exploration using simulations. Geomorphology 13: 301-317.

Power, M.E. 1995. Floods, food chains and ecosystem processes in rivers. pp. 52-60 in: C.L. Jones and J.H. Lawton (eds.) Linking Species and Ecosystems. Chapman and Hall, N.Y.

Power, M.E., A. Sun, G. Parker, W.E. Dietrich and J.T. Wootton. 1995. Hydraulic food chain models. BioScience 45: 159-167.

Power, M.E., D. Tilman, S. R. Carpenter, N. Huntly, M. Leibold, P. Morin, B. A. Menge, J. A. Estes, P. R. Ehrlich, M. Hixon, D. M. Lodge, M. A. McPeek, J. E Fauth, D. Reznick, L. B. Crowder, S. J. Holbrook, B. L. Peckarsky, D. E. Gill, J. Antonovics, G. A. Polis, D. B. Wake, G. Orians, E. D. Ketterson, E. Marschall, and S. P. Lawler. 1995. The role of experiments in ecology. Science 270:561


Bergey, E. A. and V. H. Resh. 1994. Effects of burrowing by a stream caddisfly on case-associated algae. Journal of the North American Benthological Society 13: 379-390.

Hunter John C. 1994. Extra floral nectaries on Arbutus menziesii (Madrone). Madrono 41 (2)

Kotanen, Peter M. 1994. Revegetation of meadows disturbed by feral pigs (Sus scrofa L.) in Mendocino County, California. Ph.D. dissertation, U. California, Berkeley, Wayne Sousa, Advisor.

Kotanen Peter. 1994. Effects of feral pigs on grasslands. Fremontia 22: 14 — 17

Kupferberg, S.J., J.C. Marks and M.E. Power. 1994. Effects of variation in natural algal and detrital diets on larval anuran (Hyla regilla) life history traits. Copeia 1994 (2): 446-457.

Kupferberg, S.J. 1994. Exotic larval bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) as prey for native garter snakes: functional and conservation implications. Herpetological Review 25: 95-97.

Kupferberg, S.J., J.C. Marks and M.E. Power. 1994. Effects of variation in natural algal and detrital diets on larval anuran (Hyla regilla) life history traits. Copeia 1994 (2): 446-457.


Hunter JC, Parker VT, 1993 The disturbance regime of an old-growth forest in coastal California. Journal of Vegetation Science, 4 (1): 19-24

Seidl, Michele, 1993. Form and process in channel incision of bedrock. Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, William E. Dietrich, Advisor

Wootton, J.T. and M.E. Power. 1993. Productivity, consumers, and the structure of a river food chain. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 90: 1384-1387.


Power, M.E. 1992. Hydrologic and trophic controls of seasonal algal blooms in northern California rivers. Archivs fur Hydrobiologie 125: 385-410.

Power, M. E., J. C. Marks and M. S. Parker. 1992. Variation in the vulnerability of prey to different predators: Community-level consequences. Ecology 73: 2218-2223.

Power, M. E. 1992. Top down and bottom up forces in food webs: do plants have primacy? Ecology 73: 733-746.

Power, M. E. 1992. Habitat heterogeneity and the functional significance of fish in river food webs. Ecology 73: 1675-1688.

Siedl, M.A. and W.E. Dietrich. 1992. The problem of channel erosion into bedrock. Catena Suppl. 23: 101-124.


Power, M.E. 1991. Shifts in the effects of tuft-weaving midges on filamentous green algae. Amer. Midl. Nat. 125:275-285.


Power, M.E. 1990. Effects of fish in river food webs. Science 250: 411-415.

Power, M.E. 1990. Benthic turfs vs. floating mats of algae in river food webs. Oikos 58:67-79.


Feminella, J.W., M.E. Power, and V.H. Resh. 1989. Periphyton responses to grazing invertebrates and riparian canopy in three Northern California coastal streams. Freshw. Biol. 22:445-487.

Trush, William J.1989 The Influence of Channel Morphology and Hydrology on Spawning Populations of Steelhead Trout in South Fork Eel Tributaries. PhD. Dissertation, UC Berkeley, Pg. 158


Ford, L.D. and K.S. Norris. 1988. The University of California Natural Reserve System. BioScience 38: 463-470.

Power, M.E., R.J. Stout, C.E. Cushing, P.P. Harper, F.R. Hauer, W.J. Matthews, P.B. Moyle, B. Statzner, and I.R. Wais de Badgen. 1988. Biotic and abiotic controls in river and stream communities. J. North Amer. Benthol. Soc. 7: 456-479.


Barrows, C. 1987. Diet Shifts in Breeding and Non-breeding Spotted Owls, J. of Raptor Research :21(3), Pg. 95-97

Hill,W.R. and Knight A.W. 1987. Experimental analysis of the grazing interaction between a mayfly and stream algae. Ecology 68: 1955-1965.

Judah, R. 1987. Breeding Bird Population of Douglas-Fir/Hardwood Forest Related to Logging in Northern California. Master’s Thesis, HSU, Pg. 86


Barrows, C. 1986. Habitat Relationships of Winter Wrens in Northern California. Western Birds (17) 17-20.


Barrows, C. 1985. Cool Owls of the Old Forest. Pacific Discovery 38(2): 18-23

Teague,S.A. Knight A.W. and Teague B.N. 1985. Stream microhabitat selectivity, resource partitioning, and niche shifts in grazing caddisfly larvae. Hydrobiol. 128:3-12.


Grover, A.M. 1983 The Home Range, Habitat Utilization, Group Behavior, at Food Habits of the Feral Hog (Sus scrofa) in Northern California. Master’s Thesis, CSU Sacramento, Pg. 75


Burrell, Monica 1981. The Moss flora of the Northern California Coast Range Preserve. Master’s Thesis, SFSU, Pg. 122


Barrows, C. 1980. Summer Roost Selection by Spotted Owls: an Adaptation to Heat Stress. Master’s Thesis, CSU Long Beach, Pg. 51


Johnson, Sharon G. 1979 The Land-use History of the Coast Range Preserve, Mendocino County, California, Master’s Thesis, SFSU, Pg. 264

Johnson, S.P.1979 Forest Encroachment on Abandoned Fields in NCCRP, Master’s Thesis, SFSU, Pg. 74


Barrows, C. and Katherine Balderston. 1978. Roost Characteristics and Behavioral Thermoregulation in the Spotted Owl. Western Birds 9(1).


Richards, DL. 1967. Pilot calibration of the Elder Creek Watershed, Master’s Thesis, HSU, Pg. 80.


Smith AC. 1960. To Keep this Forest Primeval. Pacific Discovery, 13(2) 15-21.