Robert G. Wetzel, Ph.D. - Publications

Affiliations: 
1965-1986 Botany Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 
 1986-1990 Biology University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 
 1990-2001 Biology The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 
 2001-2005 Environmental Sciences University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 
Website:
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2014 Leech DM, Snyder MT, Wetzel RG. Alterations in the photomineralization of allochthonous DOM related to elevated atmospheric CO2 Inland Waters. 4: 147-156. DOI: 10.5268/Iw-4.2.626  0.386
2012 Riggsbee JA, Wetzel R, Doyle MW. Physical and plant community controls on nitrogen and phosphorus leaching from impounded riverine wetlands following dam removal River Research and Applications. 28: 1439-1450. DOI: 10.1002/Rra.1536  0.331
2009 Leech DM, Snyder MT, Wetzel RG. Natural organic matter and sunlight accelerate the degradation of 17ss-estradiol in water. The Science of the Total Environment. 407: 2087-92. PMID 19118869 DOI: 10.1016/J.Scitotenv.2008.11.018  0.328
2008 Vähätalo AV, Wetzel RG. Long-term photochemical and microbial decomposition of wetland-derived dissolved organic matter with alteration of 13C: 12C mass ratio Limnology and Oceanography. 53: 1387-1392. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.2008.53.4.1387  0.309
2008 Riggsbee JA, Orr CH, Leech DM, Doyle MW, Wetzel RG. Suspended sediments in river ecosystems: Photochemical sources of dissolved organic carbon, dissolved organic nitrogen, and adsorptive removal of dissolved iron Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences. 113. DOI: 10.1029/2007Jg000654  0.352
2007 Kominoski JS, Moore PA, Wetzel RG, Tuchman NC. Elevated CO2 alters leaf-litter-derived dissolved organic carbon: Effects on stream periphyton and crayfish feeding preference Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 26: 663-672. DOI: 10.1899/07-002.1  0.37
2007 Langó Z, Leech DM, Wetzel RG. Indirect effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 and solar radiation on the growth of culturable bacteria Fundamental and Applied Limnology. 168: 327-333. DOI: 10.1127/1863-9135/2007/0168-0327  0.356
2005 Rier ST, Tuchman NC, Wetzel RG. Chemical changes to leaf litter from trees grown under elevated CO 2 and the implications for microbial utilization in a stream ecosystem Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 62: 185-194. DOI: 10.1139/F04-148  0.367
2005 Wetzel RG, Tuchman NC. Effects of atmospheric CO2 enrichment and sunlight on degradation of plant particulate and dissolved organic matter and microbial utilization Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 162: 287-308. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2005/0162-0287  0.4
2005 Vähätalo AV, Wetzel RG, Paerl HW. Light absorption by phytoplankton and chromophoric dissolved organic matter in the drainage basin and estuary of the Neuse River, North Carolina (U.S.A.) Freshwater Biology. 50: 477-493. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2427.2004.01335.X  0.513
2005 Tietjen T, Vähätalo AV, Wetzel RG. Effects of clay mineral turbidity on dissolved organic carbon and bacterial production Aquatic Sciences. 67: 51-60. DOI: 10.1007/S00027-004-0753-2  0.344
2003 Francoeur SN, Wetzel RG. Regulation of periphytic leucine-aminopeptidase activity Aquatic Microbial Ecology. 31: 249-258. DOI: 10.3354/Ame031249  0.663
2003 Vähätalo AV, Salonen K, Münster U, Järvinen M, Wetzel RG. Photochemical transformation of allochthonous organic matter provides bioavailable nutrients in a humic lake Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 156: 287-314. DOI: 10.1127/0003-9136/2003/0156-0287  0.355
2003 Tietjen TE, Wetzel RG. Seasonal and spatial distribution of bacterial biomass and the percentage of viable cells in a reservoir of Alabama Journal of Plankton Research. 25: 1521-1534. DOI: 10.1093/Plankt/Fbg113  0.337
2003 Francoeur SN, Espeland EM, Wetzel RG. Short-term effects of nitrogen and extracellular protease amendment on algal productivity in nitrogen-deprived periphyton Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 18: 105-113. DOI: 10.1080/02705060.2003.9663956  0.683
2003 Tuchman NC, Wahtera KA, Wetzel RG, Russo NM, Kilbane GM, Sasso LM, Teeri JA. Nutritional quality of leaf detritus altered by elevated atmospheric CO2: Effects on development of mosquito larvae Freshwater Biology. 48: 1432-1439. DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-2427.2003.01102.X  0.325
2003 Ervin GN, Wetzel RG. An ecological perspective of allelochemical interference in land-water interface communities Plant and Soil. 256: 13-28. DOI: 10.1023/A:1026253128812  0.696
2003 Tuchman NC, Wahtera KA, Wetzel RG, Teeri JA. Elevated atmospheric CO2 alters leaf litter quality for stream ecosystems: An in situ leaf decomposition study: Decomposition of elevated CO2-altered leaf litter Hydrobiologia. 495: 203-211. DOI: 10.1023/A:1025493018012  0.338
2003 Engelhaupt E, Bianchi TS, Wetzel RG, Tarr MA. Photochemical transformations and bacterial utilization of high-molecular-weight dissolved organic carbon in a southern Louisiana tidal stream (Bayou Trepagnier) Biogeochemistry. 62: 39-58. DOI: 10.1023/A:1021176531598  0.327
2002 Ervin GN, Wetzel RG. Influence of a dominant macrophyte, Juncus effusus, on wetland plant species richness, diversity, and community composition. Oecologia. 130: 626-636. PMID 28547266 DOI: 10.1007/S00442-001-0844-X  0.69
2002 Rier ST, Tuchman NC, Wetzel RG, Teeri JA. Elevated-CO2-induced changes in the chemistry of quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides Michaux) leaf litter: Subsequent mass loss and microbial response in a stream ecosystem Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 21: 16-27. DOI: 10.2307/1468296  0.339
2002 Ervin GN, Wetzel RG. Effects of sodium hypochlorite sterilization and dry cold storage on germination of Juncus effusus L Wetlands. 22: 191-195. DOI: 10.1672/0277-5212(2002)022[0191:Eoshsa]2.0.Co;2  0.643
2002 Espeland EM, Francoeur SN, Wetzel RG. Microbial phosphatase in biofilms: A comparison of whole community enzyme activity and individual bacterial cell-surface phosphatase expression Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 153: 581-593. DOI: 10.1127/Archiv-Hydrobiol/153/2002/581  0.657
2002 Tuchman NC, Wetzel RG, Rier ST, Wahtera KA, Teeri JA. Elevated atmospheric CO2 lowers leaf litter nutritional quality for stream ecosystem food webs Global Change Biology. 8: 163-170. DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-2486.2002.00460.X  0.315
2002 Ervin GN, Wetzel RG. Influence of a dominant macrophyte, Juncus effusus, on wetland plant species richness, diversity, and community composition Oecologia. 130: 626-636. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-001-0844-x  0.645
2001 Espeland EM, Wetzel RG. Effects of Photosynthesis on Bacterial Phosphatase Production in Biofilms. Microbial Ecology. 42: 328-337. PMID 12024258 DOI: 10.1007/S002480000117  0.33
2001 Espeland EM, Francoeur SN, Wetzel RG. Influence of Algal Photosynthesis on Biofilm Bacterial Production and Associated Glucosidase and Xylosidase Activities. Microbial Ecology. 42: 524-530. PMID 12024235 DOI: 10.1007/S00248-001-1022-8  0.684
2001 Francoeur SN, Wetzel RG, Neely RK. New Spatially Explicit Method for Detecting Extracellular Protease Activity in Biofilms Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 67: 4329-4334. PMID 11526040 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.67.9.4329-4334.2001  0.636
2001 WETZEL RG. Protists: Key Ecosystem Regulators Bioscience. 51: 997. DOI: 10.1641/0006-3568(2001)051[0997:Pker]2.0.Co;2  0.388
2001 Ervin GN, Wetzel RG. Seed fall and field germination of needlerush, Juncus effusus L. Aquatic Botany. 71: 233-237. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3770(01)00190-5  0.656
2000 Ervin GN, Wetzel RG. Allelochemical autotoxicity in the emergent wetland macrophyte Juncus effusus (Juncaceae). American Journal of Botany. 87: 853-60. PMID 10860916  0.659
2000 Kuehn KA, Lemke MJ, Suberkropp K, Wetzel RG. Microbial biomass and production associated with decaying leaf litter of the emergent macrophyte Juncus effusus Limnology and Oceanography. 45: 862-870. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.2000.45.4.0862  0.395
2000 Ervin GN, Wetzel RG. Allelochemical autotoxicity in the emergent wetland macrophyte Juncus effusus (Juncaceae) American Journal of Botany. 87: 853-860. DOI: 10.2307/2656893  0.689
2000 Mann CJ, Wetzel RG. Hydrology of an impounded lotic wetland-subsurface hydrology Wetlands. 20: 33-47. DOI: 10.1672/0277-5212(2000)020[0033:Hoailw]2.0.Co;2  0.308
2000 Mann CJ, Wetzel RG. Effects of the emergent macrophyte Juncus effusus L. on the chemical composition of interstitial water and bacterial productivity Biogeochemistry. 48: 307-322. DOI: 10.1023/A:1006208213821  0.372
2000 Wetzel RG. Freshwater ecology: Changes, requirements, and future demands Limnology. 1: 3-9. DOI: 10.1007/S102010070023  0.324
1999 Kahn WE, Wetzel RG. Effects of Microscale Water Level Fluctuations and Altered Ultraviolet Radiation on Periphytic Microbiota. Microbial Ecology. 38: 253-263. PMID 10541787 DOI: 10.1007/S002489900175  0.364
1999 Kuehn KA, Gessner MO, Wetzel RG, Suberkropp K. Decomposition and CO2 Evolution from Standing Litter of the Emergent Macrophyte Erianthus giganteus. Microbial Ecology. 38: 50-57. PMID 10384009 DOI: 10.1007/S002489900154  0.377
1999 Wetzel RG, Howe MJ. High production in a herbaceous perennial plant achieved by continuous growth and synchronized population dynamics Aquatic Botany. 64: 111-129. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3770(99)00013-3  0.354
1999 Mann CJ, Wetzel RG. Photosynthesis and stomatal conductance of Juncus effusus in a temperate wetland ecosystem Aquatic Botany. 63: 127-144. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3770(98)00111-9  0.327
1998 Boavida MJ, Wetzel RG. Inhibition of phosphatase activity by dissolved humic substances and hydrolytic reactivation by natural ultraviolet light Freshwater Biology. 40: 285-293. DOI: 10.1046/J.1365-2427.1998.00349.X  0.346
1998 Grace JB, Wetzel RG. Long-term dynamics of Typha populations Aquatic Botany. 61: 137-146. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3770(98)00056-4  0.472
1998 Carpenter SR, Donk Ev, Wetzel RG. Nutrient-loading gradient in shallow lakes: report of the group discussion. Ecological Studies. 131: 393-396. DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4612-0695-8_30  0.337
1997 Wetzel RG, Ward AK, Stock M. Effects of natural dissolved organic matter on mucilaginous matrices of biofilm communities Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 139: 289-299. DOI: 10.1127/Archiv-Hydrobiol/139/1997/289  0.696
1997 Grimshaw HJ, Wetzel RG, Brandenburg M, Segerblom K, Wenkert LJ, Marsh GA, Charnetzky W, Haky JE, Carraher C. Shading of periphyton communities by wetland emergent macrophytes: Decoupling of algal photosynthesis from microbial nutrient retention Archiv Fur Hydrobiologie. 139: 17-27. DOI: 10.1127/Archiv-Hydrobiol/139/1997/17  0.387
1997 Neely RK, Wetzel RG. Autumnal production by bacteria and autotrophs attached to Typha latifolia L. Detritus Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 12: 253-267. DOI: 10.1080/02705060.1997.9663533  0.337
1997 Ervin GN, Wetzel RG. Shoot:root dynamics during growth stages of the rush Juncus effusus L. Aquatic Botany. 59: 63-73. DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3770(97)00033-8  0.663
1996 Mann CJ, Wetzel RG. Loading and utilization of dissolved organic carbon from emergent macrophytes Aquatic Botany. 53: 61-72. DOI: 10.1016/0304-3770(95)01012-2  0.348
1995 Thomaz SM, Wetzel RG. [(3)H]Leucine incorporation methodology to estimate epiphytic bacterial biomass production. Microbial Ecology. 29: 63-70. PMID 24186639 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00217423  0.321
1995 Neely RK, Wetzel RG. Simultaneous use of (14)C and (3)H to determine autotrophic production and bacterial protein production in periphyton. Microbial Ecology. 30: 227-37. PMID 24185561 DOI: 10.1007/Bf00171931  0.317
1995 Lemke MJ, Churchill PF, Wetzel RG. Effect of substrate and cell surface hydrophobicity on phosphate utilization in bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 61: 913-9. PMID 16534975 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.61.3.913-919.1995  0.312
1995 Wetzel RG, Hatcher PG, Bianchi TS. Natural photolysis by ultraviolet irradiance of recalcitrant dissolved organic matter to simple substrates for rapid bacterial metabolism Limnology and Oceanography. 40: 1369-1380. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.1995.40.8.1369  0.319
1995 Coveney MF, Wetzel RG. Biomass, production, and specific growth rate of bacterioplankton and coupling to phytoplankton in an oligotrophic lake Limnology and Oceanography. 40: 1187-1200. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.1995.40.7.1187  0.34
1995 Mann CJ, Wetzel RG. Dissolved organic carbon and its utilization in a riverine wetland ecosystem Biogeochemistry. 31: 99-120. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00000941  0.347
1994 Spencer WE, Teeri J, Wetzel RG. Acclimation of photosynthetic phenotype to environmental heterogeneity Ecology. 75: 301-314. DOI: 10.2307/1939536  0.321
1994 Manny BA, Johnson WC, Wetzel RG. Nutrient additions by waterfowl to lakes and reservoirs: predicting their effects on productivity and water quality Hydrobiologia. 279: 121-132. DOI: 10.1007/Bf00027847  0.322
1993 Wetzel RG. Microcommunities and microgradients: Linking nutrient regeneration, microbial mutualism, and high sustained aquatic primary production Netherlands Journal of Aquatic Ecology. 27: 3-9. DOI: 10.1007/Bf02336924  0.405
1992 Coveney MF, Wetzel RG. Effects of nutrients on specific growth rate of bacterioplankton in oligotrophic lake water cultures. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 58: 150-6. PMID 16348620 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.58.1.150-156.1992  0.355
1992 Cotner JB, Wetzel RG. Uptake of dissolved inorganic and organic bphosphorus compounds by phytoplankton and bacterioplankton Limnology and Oceanography. 37: 232-243. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.1992.37.2.0232  0.352
1992 Wetzel RG. Wetlands as Metabolic Gates Journal of Great Lakes Research. 18: 529-532. DOI: 10.1016/S0380-1330(92)71320-3  0.363
1992 Wetzel RG. Gradient-dominated ecosystems: sources and regulatory functions of dissolved organic matter in freshwater ecosystems Hydrobiologia. 229: 181-198. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-011-2474-4_14  0.312
1991 Cotner JB, Wetzel RG. 5'-nucleotidase activity in a eutrophic lake and an oligotrophic lake. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 57: 1306-12. PMID 16348478 DOI: 10.1128/Aem.57.5.1306-1312.1991  0.354
1990 Burkholder JM, Wetzel RG, Klomparens KL. Direct Comparison of Phosphate Uptake by Adnate and Loosely Attached Microalgae within an Intact Biofilm Matrix. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 56: 2882-90. PMID 16348296  0.518
1990 Burkholder JM, Wetzel RG. Epiphytic alkaline phosphatase on natural and artificial plants in an oligotrophic lake: re-evaluation of the role of macrophytes as a phosphorus source for epiphytes Limnology & Oceanography. 35: 736-747. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.1990.35.3.0736  0.566
1990 Burkholder JM, Wetzel RG, Klomparens KL. Direct comparison of phosphate uptake by adnate and loosely attached microalgae within an intact biofilm matrix Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 56: 2882-2890.  0.449
1988 Moeller RE, Burkholder JM, Wetzel RG. Significance of sedimentary phosphorus to a rooted submersed macrophyte (Najas flexilis (Willd.) Rostk. and Schmidt) and its algal epiphytes Aquatic Botany. 32: 261-281. DOI: 10.1016/0304-3770(88)90120-9  0.503
1986 Bachmann MD, Carlton RG, Burkholder JM, Wetzel RG. Symbiosis between salamander eggs and green algae: microelectrode measurements inside eggs demonstrate effect of photosynthesis on oxygen concentration. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 64: 1586-1588. DOI: 10.1139/Z86-239  0.515
1982 Grace JB, Wetzel RG. Variations in growth and reproduction within populations of two rhizomatous plant species: Typha latifolia and Typha angustifolia. Oecologia. 53: 258-263. PMID 28311120 DOI: 10.1007/BF00545674  0.411
1982 Grace JB, Wetzel RG. Niche differentiation between two rhizomatous plant species: Typha latifolia and Typha angustifolia Canadian Journal of Botany. 60: 46-57. DOI: 10.1139/B82-007  0.509
1982 Francko DA, Wetzel RG. Production and release of cyclic AMP by Daphnia pulex: Implications of grazing activity Journal of Freshwater Ecology. 1: 365-371. DOI: 10.1080/02705060.1982.9664055  0.311
1982 Grace JB, Wetzel RG. Variations in growth and reproduction within populations of two rhizomatous plant species: Typha latifolia and Typha angustifolia Oecologia. 53: 258-263. DOI: 10.1007/BF00545674  0.432
1981 Grace JB, Wetzel RG. Effects of size and growth rate on vegetative reproduction in Typha. Oecologia. 50: 158-161. PMID 28311080 DOI: 10.1007/BF00348030  0.438
1981 Grace JB, Wetzel RG. Phenotypic and Genotypic Components of Growth and Reproduction in Typha Latifolia: Experimental Studies in Marshes of Differing Successional Maturity Ecology. 62: 789-801. DOI: 10.2307/1937746  0.522
1981 Grace JB, Wetzel RG. Habitat Partitioning and Competitive Displacement in Cattails (Typha): Experimental Field Studies The American Naturalist. 118: 463-474. DOI: 10.1086/283841  0.477
1981 Grace JB, Wetzel RG. Effects of size and growth rate on vegetative reproduction in Typha Oecologia. 50: 158-161. DOI: 10.1007/BF00348030  0.389
1980 Wetzel RG. Photosynthesis, productivity and growth: The physiological ecology of phytoplankton Aquatic Botany. 9: 98-99. DOI: 10.1016/0304-3770(80)90009-1  0.301
1978 Rich PH, Wetzel RG. Detritus in the Lake Ecosystem The American Naturalist. 112: 57-71. DOI: 10.1086/283252  0.345
1977 McKinley KR, Ward AK, Wetzel RG. A method for obtaining more precise measures of excreted organic carbon1 Limnology and Oceanography. 22: 570-573. DOI: 10.4319/Lo.1977.22.3.0570  0.655
1975 Lauff GH, Wetzel RG. Meeting Report Bioscience. 25: 270-271. DOI: 10.2307/1296989  0.705
1975 Ward AK, Wetzel RG. SODIUM: SOME EFFECTS ON BLUEGREEN ALGAL GROWTH1 Journal of Phycology. 11: 357-363. DOI: 10.1111/J.1529-8817.1975.Tb02796.X  0.665
1973 Fast AW, Moss B, Wetzel RG. Effects of artificial aeration on the chemistry and algae of two Michigan Lakes Water Resources Research. 9: 624-647. DOI: 10.1029/Wr009I003P00624  0.352
1971 RECH PH, WETZEL RG, THUY N. Distribution, production and role of aquatic macrophytes in a southern Michigan marl lake Freshwater Biology. 1: 3-21. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2427.1971.Tb01543.X  0.353
1963 Goldman CR, Wetzel RG. A Study of the Primary Productitivy of Clear Lake, Lake County California Ecology. 44: 283-294. DOI: 10.2307/1932175  0.466
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