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Dr. Douglas A. Wilcox

 

Dr. Douglas A. Wilcox
Empire Innovation Professor of Wetland Science
108B Lennon Hall
Phone: (585) 395-5963
Fax: (585) 395-5969

dwilcox@brockport.edu

Ph.D., Purdue University
CURRICULUM VITAE


UNDERGRADUATE COURSES

Wetand Ecology (ENV 446), Restoration Ecology (ENV 435), Northern Wetlands (ENV 448)

GRADUATE COURSES

Wetand Ecology (ENV 546), Restoration Ecology (ENV 535), Northern Wetlands (ENV 548) Graduate Research Seminar- Scientific Technical Writing (ENV 705)

RESEARCH

Wetland ecology, with an emphasis on the influence of hydrology, climate change,and human disturbance on wetland plant communities.

MAJOR AWARDS

2009, 2010. SUNY-The College at Brockport. Discretionary Salary Increase

2007. Society of Wetland Scientists, Presidential Service Award for 20 years service as Editor-in-Chief of Wetlands

2003. Fellow, Society of Wetland Scientists (one of three initial inductees)

2001. Duke University Distinguished Wetland Scientist

1996. Society of Wetland Scientists, Certificate of Recognition/Career Gratis Membership, for service as journal editor

1995-2011. Society of Wetland Scientists Certification Program, Inc., Professional Wetland Scientist certification

2004, 2006. U.S. Geological Survey, Star Award, publication productivity

1996. U.S. Geological Survey, Special Act Service Award, fire prevention action at Center

1994, 1995. National Biological Service, Performance Award, outstanding performance

1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, PMRS Merit Award, outstanding performance

1984, 1986, 1987. National Park Service Special Achievement Award, outstanding performance

1982, 1983. National Park Service Quality Increase Award, outstanding performance

1971-1973. Research/Teaching Fellowship, SUNY ESF, academic achievement

1967-1971. NYS Regents Scholarship, academic achievement

1967. Salutatorian, Falconer Central High School, academic achievement


 RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Refereed journal articles/book chapters

Wilcox, D.A. 2012. Great Lakes coastal marshes. In D.P. Batzer and A.D. Baldwin (eds.) Wetland Habitats of North America: Ecology and Conservation Concerns. University of California Press, Berkeley, CA. (in press). (INVITED)

Thompson, T. A., K. Lepper, A.L. Andres, J. W. Johnston, S.J. Baedke, E. P. Argyilan, R.K. Booth, and D.A. Wilcox. 2011. Mid-Holocene lake level and shoreline behavior during the Nipissing phase of the upper Great Lakes at Alpena, Michigan, USA. Journal of Great Lakes Research 37:567-576.

Carlson, M.L., K.P. Kowalski, and D.A. Wilcox. 2009. Promoting species establishment in a Phragmites-dominated Great Lakes coastal wetland. Natural Areas Journal 29:263-280.

Kowalski, K.P., D.A. Wilcox, and M.J. Wiley. 2009. Stimulating a Great Lakes coastal wetland seed bank using portable cofferdams: implications for habitat rehabilitation. Journal of Great Lakes Research 35:206-214.

Euliss, N.H., Jr., L.M. Smith, D.A. Wilcox, and B.A. Browne. 2008. Linking ecological processes with wetland management goals for conservation: charting a course for sustainable development. Wetlands 28:553-562.

Smith, L.M., N.H. Euliss, Jr., D.A. Wilcox, and M. M. Brinson. 2008. Application of a geomorphic and temporal perspective to wetland management. Wetlands 28:563-577.

Wilcox, D.A. 2008. Education and training of wetland scientists and managers. Wetlands 28:578-584.

Wilcox, D.A., K.P. Kowalski, H. Hoare, M.L. Carlson, and H. Morgan. 2008. Cattail invasion of sedge/grass meadows and regulation of Lake Ontario water levels: photointerpretation analysis of sixteen wetlands over five decades. Journal of Great Lakes Research 34:301-323.

Wilcox, D.A. and S.J. Nichols. 2008. The effect of water-level fluctuations on plant zonation in a Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron wetland. Wetlands 28:487-501.

Wilcox, D.A. and Y. Xie. 2008. Predicted effects of proposed new regulation plans on sedge/grass meadows of Lake Ontario. Journal of Great Lakes Research 34:745-754.

Wilcox, D.A. and Y. Xie. 2007. Predicting wetland plant responses to proposed water-level-regulation plans for Lake Ontario: GIS-based modeling. Journal of Great Lakes Research 33:751-773.

Johnston, J.W., T.A. Thompson, D.A. Wilcox, and S.J. Baedke. 2007. Comparison of geomorphic and sedimentologic evidence for the separation of Lake Superior from Lake Michigan and Huron. Journal of Paleolimnology 37:349-364.

Wilcox, D.A., T.A. Thompson, R.K. Booth, and J.R. Nicholas. 2007. Lake-level variability and water availability in the Great Lakes. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1311.

Hudon, C., D.A. Wilcox, and J.W. Ingram. 2006. Modeling wetland plant community response to assess water-level regulation scenarios in the Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River basin. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 113:303-328.

Sanford, W.E., J.S. Caine, D.A. Wilcox, H.C. McWreath, and J.R. Nicholas. 2006. Research opportunities in interdisciplinary ground-water science. U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1293. (INVITED)

Albert, D.A., D.A. Wilcox, J.W. Ingram, and T.A. Thompson. 2005. Hydrogeomorphic classification for Great Lakes coastal wetlands. Journal of Great Lakes Research 31 (Supplement 1):129-146.

Argyilan, E.P., S.L. Forman, J.W. Johnston, and D.A. Wilcox. 2005. Optically stimulated luminescence dating of late Holocene raised strandplain sequences adjacent to southern Lake Superior, Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA.   Quaternary Research 63:122-135.

Booth, R.K., S.C. Hotchkiss, and D.A. Wilcox. 2005. Discoloration of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) tape as a proxy for water-table depth in peatlands: validation and assessment of seasonal variability. Functional Ecology 19:1040-1047.

Burkett, V.R., D.A. Wilcox, R. Stottlemyer, W. Barrow, D.B. Fagre, J. Baron, J. Price, J.L. Nielson, C. Allen, D.L. Peterson, G. Ruggerone, and T. Doyle. 2005. Nonlinear dynamics in ecosystem response to climatic change: case studies and management implications. Ecological Complexity 2:357-394.

Wilcox, D.A. 2005. Lake Michigan wetlands: classification, concerns, and management opportunities. P. 421-437. In T. Edsall, M. Munawar (eds.) The State of Lake Michigan: Ecology, Health, and Management. Ecovision World Monograph Series, S.P.B. Academic Publishing, The Netherlands. (INVITED)

Wilcox, D.A., M.J. Sweat, M.L. Carlson, and K.P. Kowalski. 2005. A water-budget approach to restoring a sedge fen affected by diking and ditching. Journal of Hydrology 320:501-517.

Baedke, S.J., T.A. Thompson, J.W. Johnston, and D.A. Wilcox. 2004. Reconstructing paleo lake levels from relict shorelines along the upper Great Lakes. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 7:435-449. (INVITED)

Johnston, J.W., S.J. Baedke, R.K. Booth, T.A. Thompson, and D.A. Wilcox. 2004. Late Holocene lake-level variation in southeastern Lake Superior: Tahquamenon Bay, Michigan. Journal of Great Lakes Research 30(Supplement 1):1-19. (INVITED)

Wilcox, D.A. 2004. Implications of hydrologic variability on the succession of plants in Great Lakes wetlands. Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management 7:223-232. (INVITED)

Kowalski, K.P. and D.A. Wilcox. 2003. Differences in sedge fen vegetation upstream and downstream from a managed impoundment. American Midland Naturalist 150:199-220.

Environment Canada (D.A. Wilcox, N. Patterson, T.A. Thompson, D. Albert, R. Weeber, J. McCracken, T. Whillans, and J. Gannon, contributors). 2002. Where Land Meets Water: Understanding Wetlands of the Great Lakes. Environment Canada, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 72pp.

Wilcox, D.A., J.E. Meeker, P.L. Hudson, B.J. Armitage, M.G. Black, and D.G. Uzarski. 2002. Hydrologic variability and the application of index of biotic integrity metrics to wetlands: a Great Lakes evaluation. Wetlands 22:588-615.

Armitage, B.J., P.L. Hudson, and D.A. Wilcox. 2000. Caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) of fringing wetlands of the Laurentian Great Lakes. Verhandliungen-Internationale Vereinigung fur Theoretische und Angewandte Limnologie 27:1-5. (INVITED)

Short refereed articles

Wilcox, D. A. 2011. Reservoir management and wetlands. National Wetlands Newsletter 33(5):9-10. (INVITED)

 Wilcox, D.A. 2011. Cattails as far as the eye can see. Wetland Science and Practice 28(2):25-28. (INVITED)

 Wilcox, D. A. 2011. Hydrologic connectivity and wetlands. National Wetlands Newsletter 33(2):6-7. (INVITED)

 Kowalski, K.P. and D.A. Wilcox. 2010. Re-creating coastal processes to restore degraded coastal wetland habitat: a case study at Metzger Marsh. p. 518-521. In J.H. Hartig, M.A. Zarull, L.D. Corkum, N. Green, R. Ellison, A. Cook, G. Norwood, and E. Green (eds.). State of the Strait: Ecological Benefits of Habitat Modification. Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research, Windsor, ON, Canada. Occasional Publication No. 6.

 Euliss, N.H., Jr., L.M. Smith, D.A. Wilcox, and B.A. Brown. 2009. Linking ecosystem processes to sustainable wetland management. National Wetlands Newsletter 31(1):1, 3-5, 22.

 Smith, L.M., N.H. Euliss, Jr., D.A. Wilcox, and M.M. Brinson. 2009. Sustainable wetland management and support of ecosystem services. National Wetlands Newsletter 31(2):4-7, 21.

 Nichols, S.J. and D.A. Wilcox. 2004. Native clams find refuge from zebra mussels in Metzger Marsh, a lake-connected wetland in western Lake Erie. Ecological Restoration 22:51-52.

 Hunt, R.J. and D.A. Wilcox. 2003. Ecohydrology — why hydrologists should care. Groundwater 41:289. (INVITED)

Wilcox, D.A. 2003. Wetlands and water-level regulation in Lake Ontario and the upper St. Lawrence River. Clearwaters 33(3):16-17. (INVITED)


EDITED VOLUMES

  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 2006. Wetlands Vol. 26, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, McLean,VA.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 2005. Wetlands Vol. 25, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, McLean,VA.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 2004. Wetlands Vol. 24, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, McLean,VA.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 2003. Wetlands Vol. 23, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 2002. Wetlands Vol. 22, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 2001. Wetlands Vol. 21, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 2000. Wetlands Vol. 20, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1999. Wetlands Vol. 19, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1998. Wetlands Vol. 18, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1997. Wetlands Vol. 17, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1996. Wetlands Vol. 16, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1995. Wetlands Vol. 15, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1994. Wetlands Vol. 14, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1993. Wetlands Vol. 13, No. 1, 2, 3, 4. Society of Wetland Scientists, Lawrence, KS.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1992. Wetlands Vol. 12, No. 1, 2, 3. Society of Wetland Scientists, Wilmington, NC.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1991. Wetlands Vol. 11, No. 1, 2, 3. Society of Wetland Scientists, Wilmington, NC.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1990. Wetlands Vol. 10, No. 1, 2. Society of Wetland Scientists, Wilmington, NC.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1989. Wetlands Vol. 9, No. 1, 2, 3. Society of Wetland Scientists, Wilmington, NC.
  • Wilcox, D.A. (ed.). 1988. Wetlands Vol. 8, No. 1, 2. Society of Wetland Scientists, Wilmington, NC.

COMPETITIVE GRANTS (funded as Principal Investigator)

2010. Restoring Lake Ontario sedge/grass wetland from ag land. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative through National Fish and Wildlife Foundation-Sustain Our Great Lakes Community Grants Program. Total Award: $33,546

 2010. Investigating the effects of changes in lake level on coastal ecosystems. International Joint Commission through U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Total Award: $300,004; $30,000 allocated to Brockport

 2010. Implementing Great Lakes coastal wetland monitoring. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative through USEPA Great Lakes National Program Office. Total Award: $10,000,000; $1,253,660 allocated to Brockport

 2010. Developing new strategies for restoring coastal wetland functions. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative through U.S. Geological Survey. Total Award: $920,000; $16,444 allocated to Brockport

 2010. Innovative Phragmites control strategies. Great Lakes Restoration Initiative through U.S. Geological Survey. Total Award: $285,000; $12,866 allocated to Brockport

2005. Past lake levels and water availability in the Great Lakes. U.S. Geological Survey Water Availability Program. Total Award: $40,000

2004-2008. Spatial and temporal effects of climate change on Great Lakes wetlands. U.S. Geological Survey Global Climate Change Program. Total Award: $620,000

1999-2003. Effects of global climate change on wetlands of the Great Lakes. U.S. Geological Survey Global Climate Change Program. Total Award: $890,000

1991-1993. Effects of global climate change on Great Lakes wetlands. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Global Climate Change Program. Total Award: $516,000

2001-2005. Relationships between Lake Ontario water levels and wetlands. International Joint Commission Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Reference Study. Total Award: $494,840

2002. Wetland indicator and methods evaluation at Arcadia Lake, a protected embayment of Lake Michigan. Great Lakes Commission. Total Award: $14,400

1993-2001. Alternative approaches to management of diked wetlands for fish, waterfowl, and other faunal habitat. Total Award: $429,000
(1990-1991) Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur add to budget: $135,000
(1993) USFWS Challenge Grant Program: $21,000
(1994-1995) National Fish and Wildlife Foundation: $53,000
(1995) National Biological Service Redirection Program: $60,000
(1996) National Biological Service State Partnership Program: $60,000
(1997-2001) USEPA–Great Lakes National Program Office: $100,000


RECENT PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

  • Argyilan, E.P., K. Lepper, T.A. Thompson, J.W. Johnston, and D.A. Wilcox. 2011. A high-resolution late Holocene lake-level chronology for Lake Huron generated from optical dating of coastal strandplains. Geological Society of America,Minneapolis , MN .
  • Johnston , J.W., T.A. Thompson, E.P. Argyilan, K. Lepper, S.J. Baedke, and D.A. Wilcox . 2011. A Sault-outlet-referenced mid- to late-Holocene paleohydrograph for Lake Superior. Geological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. (INVITED)

  • Kowalski, K.P., R.J. Rodriguez, E.M. Golenberg, D.C. Freeman, and D.A. Wilcox. 2011. Innovative attempts to reduce the competitive advantage of invasive Phragmites australis in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Society of Wetland Scientists, Prague, Czech Republic. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2011. Great Lakes water levels:  natural cycles, human impacts,and human responses. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Seminar Series, Buffalo, NY. (INVITED)
  • Wilcox, D.A. 2011. Wetland restoration in the face of eroding shorelines in the Great Lakes. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Seminar Series, Buffalo, NY. (INVITED)
  • Wilcox, D.A. 2011. Lake levels, wetlands, shoreline erosion, and natural coastal processes. The Great Waters Institute for Journalism and Natural Resources. Greece , NY. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A . 2011. Relations between Great Lakes water levels and wetland plant communities. Canadian Conference for Fisheries Research/Society of Canadian Limnologists/Society of Wetland Scientists. Toronto, ON. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2011. Water-level regulation and wetland habitat. The Great Waters Institute of Journalism and Natural Resources, Greece, NY. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A., S.J. Baedke, and T.A. Thompson. 2011. The role of lake-level fluctuations in developing Great Lakes coastal wetlands. Geological Society of America , Minneapolis, MN.

  • Wilcox, D.A. and B.M. Mudrzynski. 2011. Wetland vegetation sampling protocols under the Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring program: experience in Lake Ontario. State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference, Erie, PA. (INVITED)

  • Argyilan, E.P., S.L. Forman, K. Lepper, T.A. Thompson, J.W. Johnston, and D.A. Wilcox. 2010. A review of optical dating of coastal strandplains across the upper Great Lakes. Geological Society of America, Denver, CO. (INVITED)

  • Doka, S., D.A. Wilcox, J.M. Farrell, and G. Grabas. 2010. Review of existing Lake Ontario predictive models. IJC Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River AdaptiveManagement Workshop on Ecosystem Modeling. Buffalo, NY. (INVITED)

  • Bateman, J.A. and D.A. Wilcox. 2010 Use of photointerpretation in GIS to determine the relation between lake level and wetland vegetation in Arcadia Marsh, Lake Michigan. Rochester Academy of Sciences, Rochester, NY.

  • Carlson-Mazur, M.L., D.A. Wilcox, and M.J. Wiley. 2010. Water-balance interactionsof plants and groundwater in a Lake Huron coastal wetland complex.  International Association for Great Lakes Research, Toronto, ON.

  • Carlson-Mazur, M.L., D.A. Wilcox, M.J. Wiley, and G. Ito. 2010. Hydrologic drivers governing Great Lakes wetland plant community response to climate change. Society of Wetland Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT.

  • Kowalski, K.P., M.J. Wiley, and D.A. Wilcox. 2010. Variations in fish populations related to hydrologic connectivity in a diked coastal wetland: implications for habitat rehabilitation. Society of Wetland Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT.

  • Wilcox, D.A . 2010. History and role of the journal Wetlands in developing the field of wetland science. Society of Wetland Scientists, Salt Lake City, UT. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2010. Water-level regulation and wetland habitat. The Great WatersInstitute for Journalism and Natural Resources. Cape Vincent, NY. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2010. Deviations and Lake Ontario environmental benefits. Intenational St. Lawrence River Board of Control Second Environmental Workshop. Montreal, PQ. (INVITED)  

  • Argyilan, E.P., K. Lepper, T.A. Thompson, S.L. Forman, S.J. Baedke, and D.A. Wilcox. 2009. Lake-level reconstruction for the past ~2000 years from coastal strandplains. Geological Society of America, Portland, OR.

  • Carlson, M.L., M.J. Wiley, and D.A. Wilcox. 2009. Dynamics among vegetation,hydrology, and underlying geology of a ridge-swale wetland of the Laurentian Great Lakes . Society of Wetland Scientists, Madison, WI.

  • Kowalski, K.P. and D.A. Wilcox. 2009. Recreating coastal processes to restore degraded coastal wetland habitat: a case study at Metzger Marsh. State of the Strait Conference, Windsor, ON.

  • Thompson, T.A., K. Lepper, S.J. Baedke, E.P. Argyilan, and D.A. Wilcox. 2009. Pre- Nipissing lake-level rise at Alpena, Michigan. Geological Society of America,Portland, OR

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2009. Wetland restoration in urban areas of the Great Lakes. Great Lakes Urban Habitat Restoration Symposium, Chicago, IL. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. , J.M. Meeker, K.P. Kowalski, and M.G. Black. 2009. Wetland response to recent low water levels in the upper Great Lakes. Society of Wetland Scientists, Madison, WI.

  • Johnston , J.W., E.P. Argyilan, K. Lepper, T.A. Thompson, S.J. Baedke, and D.A. Wilcox . 2009. Late Holocene lake-level paleo-hydrograph for Lake Superior constructed from hundreds of ancient shorelines.  International Association for Great Lakes Research, Toledo, OH.

  • Thompson, T.A., K. Lepper, S.J. Baedke, E.P. Argyilan, and D.A. Wilcox. 2009. Strandplain evidence for late Holocene lake level and isostatic rebound in the Lake Huron basin. International Association for Great Lakes Research, Toledo, OH.

  • Argyilan, E.P, K. Lepper, T.A. Thompson, S.L. Forman, S.J. Baedke, and D.A. Wilcox.  2009. Lake-level reconstruction for the past ~2000 years from coastal strandplains. Geological Society of America, North Central Section, Rockford, IL.

  • Thompson, T.A., K. Lepper, J.W. Johnston, S.J. Baedke, E.P. Argyilan, R.K. Booth, A.L. Endres, and D.A. Wilcox. 2009. Pre-Nipissing lake-level rise at Alpena, Michigan . Geological Society of America, North Central Section, Rockford, IL.

  • Carlson, M.L. and D.A. Wilcox. 2008. Evapotranspiration and ground-water-flow systems in a freshwater coastal ridge and swale system. Society of Wetland Scientists, Washington, DC.

  • Kowalski, K.P., D.A. Wilcox, and M.J. Wiley. 2008. Cofferdams and seed banks in Great Lakes coastal wetland habitat rehabilitation projects. Society of Wetland Scientists, Washington, DC.

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2008. Teaching redox as a Chinese buffet. Society of Wetland Scientists, Washington, DC.

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2008. Nearshore focus: impact of water levels (Lake Ontario plenary address). State of the Lakes Ecosystem Conference, Niagara Falls, ON, Canada (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2008. Water-level-regulation effects on wetlands: St. Lawrence/Lake Ontario water levels. New York State Wetlands Forum, Waterloo, NY (INVITED).

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2008. IJC lake-level study: field studies and GIS-based predictive modeling as a foundation for developing monitoring protocols. Lake Ontario LAMP Coastal Wetlands Workshop, Buffalo, NY. (INVITED).

  • Carlson, M.L., K.P. Kowalski, and D.A. Wilcox. 2007. Evaluation of secondary techniques for control of Phragmites australis (common reed) in crane creek wetland, western Lake Erie. Society of Wetland Scientists, Sacramento, CA.

  • Hodges, L., L.C. Degrazia, S.J. Baedke, T.A. Thompson, and D.A. Wilcox. 2007. The use of aqueous geochemistry as an indicator of flow system interaction within a beach-ridge complex of Lake Huron. Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.

  • Kowalski, K.P., D.A. Wilcox, and M.L. Carlson. 2007. Evaluation of control techniques for Phragmites australis in coastal wetlands, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. Ohio Invasive Plant Council Research Conference, Delaware, OH.

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2007. Proposal for an accredited major in wetland science and management. Society of Wetland Scientists, Sacramento, CA. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2007. Teaching hydrology in wetland ecology courses: emphasis on ground water. Society of Wetland Scientists, Sacramento, CA. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2007. Water-level fluctuations: driving force behind Great Lakes coastal wetlands. Making a Great Lake Superior Conference, Duluth, MN. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2007. Coastal wetland monitoring needs. Luncheon Speaker: Monitoring Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands using Remote Sensing Techniques, American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing/Society of Wetland Scientists, Ann Arbor, MI. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2007. Great Lakes drying up? Natural cycles, human impacts, and human responses. Sierra Club, Ann Arbor, MI. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2007. Lake Ontario wetland response to regulation and comparison of proposed new plans. International Joint Commission Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence River Study workshop, Grand Island, NY. (INVITED)

  • Bell, J.M., S. Porse, S.J. Baedke, T.A. Thompson, and D.A. Wilcox. 2006. A comparison of dendrochronological and sedimentological datasets and their applicability for the interpretation of annual and decadal scale climate fluctuations in the Great Lakes. Geological Society of America, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Kowalski, K.P. and D.A. Wilcox. 2006. Impacts of a constructed pool on a fen in Seney National Wildlife Refuge: restoration implications. USFWS Region 3 Biological Workshop, LaCrosse, WI. (INVITED)

  • Kowalski, K.P., D.A. Wilcox, and M.J. Wiley. 2006. Rehabilitating freshwater coastal wetland habitats in the Laurentian Great Lakes. Society of Wetland Scientists, Cairns, Australia.(INVITED)

  • Porse, S., J.M. Bell, S.J. Baedke, T.A. Thompson, and D.A. Wilcox. 2006. Subsurface stratigraphy and aqueous geochemistry as indicators of hydrology in beach-ridge complexes: two case studies from the upper Great Lakes. Geological Society of America, Philadelphia, PA.

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2006. The importance of water-level fluctuations to fish via macrophyte habitat development. American Fisheries Society, Lake Placid, NY. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A., S.J. Baedke, and M.L. Carlson. 2006. Ground-water controls on wetland plant community response to climate change. Society of Wetland Scientists, Cairns, Australia.

  • Baedke, S.J., D.A. Wilcox, and T.A. Thompson. 2005. Insight into ground-water contributions to wetlands using aqueous geochemical indicators and ground-water flow modeling: three case studies from ridge and swale sequences in the upper Great Lakes. Geological Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

  • Carlson, M.L., D.A. Wilcox, and K.P. Kowalski. 2005. Evaluation of Phragmites australis control techniques in a degraded coastal wetland, western Lake Erie. Society of Wetland Scientists, Charleston, SC.

  • Kowalski, K.P., D.A. Wilcox, and M.J. Wiley. 2005. Experiences using a portable cofferdam in a Great Lakes coastal wetland habitat rehabilitation project. International Association of Great Lakes Research, Ann Arbor, MI.

  • Kowalski, K.P., D.A. Wilcox, and M.J. Wiley. 2005. Integrating scientific research and management of diked wetlands at Crane Creek, a Great Lakes coastal wetland. Society of Wetland Scientists, Charleston, SC. (INVITED)

  • Posner, R.N., J.M. Bell, S.J. Baedke, T.A. Thompson, and D.A. Wilcox. 2005. Aqueous geochemistry as an indicator of subsurface geology and hydrology of a beach-ridge/wetland complex in Negwegon State Park, MI. Geological Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2005. Effects of fluctuating water levels on Great Lakes coastal wetlands. Keynote Address at Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands, 10th Annual Wetland Science Forum, Wisconsin Wetlands Association, Green Bay, WI. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2005. Management strategies for coastal wetlands with dynamic hydrology. Society of Wetland Scientists, Charleston, SC. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2005. Past lake levels and water availability in the Great Lakes. USGS Water Availability Program Workshop, Lansing, MI. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2005. Modeling wetland response to proposed changes in hydrologic regulation of Lake Ontario. National Research Council of the National Academy of Sciences, peer review of the International Joint Commission Lake Ontario-St. Lawrence Reference Study, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON, Canada. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2005. Long-term fluctuations if Great Lakes water levels.Invited scientific testimony before the Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee of the Ohio State Legislature regarding proposed H.B. 206. Columbus, OH. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2005. Long-term lake-level changes in the upper Great Lakes. Delta Marsh Coastal Wetland Workshop, Stonewall, MB, Canada. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A., S.J. Baedke, and T.A. Thompson. 2005. Ground-water contribution to hydrology-driven development of wetland plant communities. Geological Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

  • Wilcox, D.A., M.J. Sweat, M.L. Carlson, and K.P. Kowalski. 2005. Planning hydrologic restoration of small streams in a large, ditched and diked peatland. American Fisheries Society, Anchorage, AK. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A., Y. Xie, K. P. Kowalski, J. Ingram, and M. L. Carlson. 2005. Modeling wetland response to proposed changes in hydrologic restoration of Lake Ontario. International Association for Great Lakes Research, Ann Arbor, MI. (INVITED)

  • Johnston, J.W., T.A. Thompson, S.J. Baedke, R.K. Booth, E.P. Argyilan, S.T. Jackson, S.L. Forman, and D.A. Wilcox. 2004. Lake-level, post-glacial rebound, and climate in the Lake Superior basin during the last 5000 years. International Association for Great Lakes Research, Waterloo, ON, Canada.

  • Johnston, J.W., T.A. Thompson, S.J. Baedke, R.K. Booth, E.P. Argyilan, S.T. Jackson, S.L. Forman,, and D.A. Wilcox. 2004. The separation of Lake Superior from Lake Michigan/Huron. Geological Association of Canada & Mineralogical Association of Canada, St. Catherines, ON, Canada.

  • Kowalski, K.P. and D.A. Wilcox. 2004. Application of geospatial technologies during habitat restoration projects at Metzger Marsh and Crane Creek. American Society for Photogrammety and Remote Sensing, Eastern Great Lakes Region, Fall Technical Meeting, Toledo, OH. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2004. The role of fluctuating water levels in Great Lakes coastal wetlands. Plenary Address at Michigan Wetlands: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Wetland Protection Act Conference, Traverse City, MI. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2004. Long-term lake-level behavior and wetland plant communities. Invited scientific testimony before the Natural Resources and Environmental Issues Committee of the Michigan State Senate regarding a proposal to amend PA 14. Lansing , MI (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2004. Restoration of Metzger Marsh. Featured presentation at Wild Ones monthly meeting, Ann Arbor, MI. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2004. The coastal initiative. USGS Great Lakes Science Center Program Review, Ann Arbor, MI. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A., J.E. Meeker, K.P. Kowalski, J. Ingram, M.L. Carlson, and T.L. King. 2004. Wetland plant communities vs. lake-level regulation: developing a new regulation plan for Lake Ontario. Society of Wetland Scientists, Seattle, WA.

  • Wilcox, D.A., Y. Xie, K.P. Kowalski, J. Ingram, and M.L. Carlson. 2004. Modeling wetland response to proposed changes in hydrologic regulation of a large reservoir – Lake Ontario. Geological Society of America, Denver, CO.

  • Xie, Y., K.P. Kowalski, and D.A. Wilcox. 2004. GIS topographic modeling to predict wetland plant associations resulting from proposed Lake Ontario water-level-regulation plans. Society of Wetland Scientists, Seattle, WA.

  • Booth, R.K, S.T. Jackson, J.W. Johnston, S.J. Baedke, T.A. Thompson, E.P. Argyilan, S.L. Forman, and D.A. Wilcox. 2003. The relationship between climate variability and water-level fluctuations of the upper Great Lakes during the late Holocene. International Association for Great Lakes Research and International Lake Environment Committee Conference, Chicago, IL.

  • Johnston, J.W., T.A. Thompson, S.J. Baedke, E. Argyilan, S. Forman, and D.A. Wilcox. 2003. The separation of Lake Superior from Lake Michigan/Huron. Geological Society of America, Seattle, WA.

  • Kowalski, K.P. and D.A. Wilcox. 2003. Use of photointerpretation and GIS to develop a new approach to restoration and management of a Lake Erie coastal wetland. Association of American Geographers East Lakes Regional Meeting, Kalamazoo, MI.

  • Kowalski, K.P., D.A. Wilcox, H.L. Roten, and M.L. Carlson. 2003. Evaluation of coastal wetland plant community responses to regulated Lake Ontario water levels using aerial photographs and GIS. Society of Wetland Scientists, New Orleans, LA.

  • Kowalski, K.P., D.A. Wilcox, and M.J. Wiley. 2003. Coastal wetland habitat restoration and exploration. USFWS Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem Team meeting, Chicago, IL.

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2003. From thesis to journal publication: how to succeed. Society of Wetland Scientists, New Orleans, LA. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2003. Restoration techniques for Great Lakes wetlands. Restore America’s Estuaries, Baltimore, MD. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A. 2003. Effects of climate change on Great Lakes wetlands. Keynote Address, Water Resources Research Institute annual conference, Kent, OH. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A., M.J. Sweat, and K.P. Kowalski. 2003. A water-budget approach to hydrologic restoration of a sedge fen. Geological Society of America annual meeting, Seattle, WA.

  • Wilcox, D.A. and T.A. Thompson. 2003. Effects of climate change on Great Lakes wetlands. USGS-BRD Global Change Workshop, Phoenix, AZ. (INVITED)

  • Wilcox, D.A., Y. Xie, and K.P. Kowalski. 2003. Prediction of plant community responses to proposed water-level regulation plans for Lake Ontario. Society of Wetland Scientists, New Orleans, LA.

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